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  • Mumbai: Congress corporator assaulted by Shiv Sena leaders June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday was virtually converted into a battleground over the fate of the prestigious Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai. The deliberations turned ugly when a woman Congress corporator was assaulted by two Shiv Sena women colleagues and the matter reached the Azad Maidan Police Station...
  • Williams to celebrate 600 F1 races at British GP June 25, 2013

    Silverstone: Williams will celebrate completing 600 races in Formula 1 at the British Grand Prix here this weekend. Founded in 1977 by Frank Williams and Patrick Head, Williams have secured 297 podiums, 114 race wins and 16 World Championship titles over the past 36 years. Nine of these titles have been won...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles at a royal do June 19, 2013

    Looking regal each time they make a public appearance might be the biggest stressor for many celebrities. But in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's case, sporting a royal look is almost natural. The actress stepped out in a flattering black and white lace outfit to attend the Royal Ascot horse race meeting...
  • Red Bull boss Christian Horner awarded OBE June 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Formula 1 team Red Bull's boss Christian Horner has been rewarded for his services to motorsport with the Order of British Empire (OBE). "I'm naturally shocked. It's all a bit unexpected, incredible really," Horner said. "To be in the company of men and women who have achieved such...
  • Maharashtra CM denies giving Shiv Sena any assurance for a theme park June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan says that he has not given any assurances to Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray for setting up of a theme park at the Mahalakshmi Race Course in Maharashtra. Uddhav had claimed on Sunday that a theme park will be set up at the...
  • Will Shaam be lucky for Surender Reddy? May 29, 2013

    Chennai: Director Surendar Reddy has roped in his lucky mascot Shaam for the third time for Telugu actiondrama 'Race Gurram'. He is confident that Tamil actor will again bring him success. Shaam had previously acted in Surendar's two films 'Kick' and 'Oosaravalli'. While the former was a blockbuster and will...
  • Allu Arjun shoots in Hyderabad for 'Race Gurram' May 25, 2013

    Allu Arjun is busy shooting for his upcoming film 'Race Gurram'. The shooting will commence from June 7th in Hyderabad. Shruthi Haasan will costar Allu Arjun in the film. Surender Reddy will weild the megaphone for the film. The film is a commercial entertainer and is expected to garner a huge...
  • Vettel under pressure to get pole at Monaco GP May 25, 2013

    Monaco: Sebastian Vettel needs to rediscover his speed in qualifying if he is to protect his overall Formula One lead at the Monaco Grand Prix. Monaco is the hardest track to overtake on in F1, with only two drivers winning from outside of pole position in the last 10 years, so...
  • Mumbai: BMC unlikely to renew Mahalaxmi race course's lease May 14, 2013

    Mumbai: The iconic race course at Mahalaxmi in Mumbai may soon by replaced by an international theme park. The Shiv Sena ruled Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) says it may not renew the 99year lease to the Royal Western Indian Turf Club which runs the race course. The lease expires on...
  • Race Course Metro station reopened for public May 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Anticipating protests outside Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence, Delhi Metro on sunday closed the Race Course station for nearly three hours on police instruction. "Race Course Metro station has been reopened for public at 1:51 PM," a Metro official said. The station at Race Course Road was closed...
  • Delhi: Race Course station closed after BJP plans protest May 12, 2013

    New Delhi: A Metro station near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence was closed for public on Sunday morning after BJP youth wing activists announced a march and gherao of the highsecurity area. "Race Course Metro station has been closed for public from 11 AM till further directions as per police...
  • Court refuses to stay the TV release of 'Race 2' May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to stay the television release of Saif Ali Khanstarrer 'Race 2' on a PIL alleging that the movie showed nude scenes and had dialogues with doublemeaning. A division bench of Chief Justice D Murugesan and Justice Jayant Nath dismissed a plea by...
  • Telugu actor Allu Arjun to star in Surender Reddy's next April 29, 2013

    Ace Telugu actor Allu Arjun is going to act in a film titled 'Race Gurram', Shruthi Haasan is the female lead and Surender Reddy is the director of this film. Nallamallapu Srinivas (Bujji) will producer this film. The regular shooting of the film starts from May 2nd and the film...
  • Allu Arjun, Shruti Hassan to star in 'Race Gurram' April 28, 2013

    Allu Arjun is all set to act in a film titled 'Race Gurram' opposite Shruthi Hassan. The film is directed by Surender Reddy. Nallamallapu Srinivas (Bujji) is producing the film. The regular shooting of the film will begin from May 2 and it is expected to release on Vijaya Dasami. Vakkantham Vamsi...
  • Delhi minor rape: Metro shuts Race Course station April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro closed down its Race Course station near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence for public Sunday evening anticipating protests against the rape of a fiveyearold girl. The station was closed at 6:45 pm, hours after a group of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists tried to stage protest at...
  • Delhi minor rape: Public fury spills on to streets April 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Protests over the rape of a 5yearold minor girl continued for a second day in the national capital even as the accused in the case was produced in a court and remanded to judicial custody till May 14. Protesters marched to India Gate, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official...
  • Antirape protests continue in Delhi, RAF deployed at India Gate April 21, 2013

    Anger continued to rise in New Delhi over the rape of a 5yearold, with protesters demonstrating near India Gate, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official residence 7, Race Course Road and police headquarters at ITO. ...
  • Will Mark Webber's 200th appearance end his woes? April 19, 2013

    Bahrain: With just three days to go for the Bahrain Grand Prix, Red Bull driver Mark Webber is in a big dilemma ahead of his career's 200th appearance. The 2013 season has also brought many troubles for the Australian. This season, just two drivers have reached the milestone...
  • London race security under review after Boston blasts April 16, 2013

    London: Security for Sunday's London Marathon is being reviewed after Monday's explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed at least two people and injured 132. "We will be reviewing our security arrangements in partnership with the London Marathon," Metropolitan Police chief superintendent Julia Pendry said in a statement. In...
  • Katrina is an inspiration: Jacqueline Fernandez April 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez, who forayed into Bollywood in 2009, says she finds inspiration in Britishborn actress Katrina Kaif, who has carved her own niche and battled language problems to become the "success" that she is despite being an outsider for the Indian film industry. "I would like to...
  • Now actor Disha Pandey learns Telugu through songs April 7, 2013

    Chennai: She is not taking any classes to learn Telugu, yet southern actress Disha Pandey has improved her knowledge of the language and gives credit to Telugu songs. "I find listening to songs and learning the language more fun than taking classes. I don't say I have mastered the language yet,...
  • Indian racer Karun Chandhok to race in FIA GT Series March 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian racer Karun Chandhok will now ply his trade in FIA GT Series as he sealed a lastminute deal with Seyffarth Racing. The former Formula One driver will be joined in the car by Jan Seyffarth who has been competing in the German GT series for his familyrun...
  • Delhi High Court pulls up 'Race 2' makers for content March 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court Wednesday expressed displeasure over Hindi film 'Race 2' following a petition that it showed nudity and vulgarity. "Please think where the film industry is going. You are teaching indiscipline to children," a division bench of Chief Justice D. Murugesan and Justice V.K. Jain said. They were...
  • Chandhok named for FIA Drivers' Commission March 9, 2013

    New Delhi: The FIA World Motor Sport Council on Saturday nominated Indian racer Karun Chandhok to be part of the newly created Drivers' Commission, which will be headed by two-time world champion Emerson Fittipaldi. Chandhok, who raced for Hispania Racing in 2010, will join the 1992 world champion Nigel Mansell and...
  • Dozens of fans hurt in NASCAR car crash February 24, 2013

    Florida: At least 33 fans were injured Saturday during a NASCAR race when a car flew into the fence at Daytona International Speedway, hurling a tire and large pieces of debris into the stands. The accident happened on the last lap of the second-tier Nationwide Series race on the eve...
  • Deepika Padukone praises Saif, says he's encouraging February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: After having worked with Saif Ali Khan in four films, Deepika Padukone describes him as a supportive costar with whom she enjoys working. "Saif is a very encouraging and entertaining coactor. He has a great sense of humour and it is always lovely working with him," Deepika told IANS. The...
  • 'Race 2' colletcs Rs 100 crore in two weeks February 8, 2013

    New Delhi: AbbasMustan's action thriller 'Race 2' has become the first Rs 100 crore club film of 2013. The film which was released in the last week of January has managed to cross Rs 100 crore mark in less than a month. Trade Analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "And #Race2 hits...
  • 'Race 2' collects Rs 79.6 crore in first week February 2, 2013

    New Delhi: AbbasMustan's action thriller 'Race 2' has raked in Rs.79.6 crore net in its opening week at the domestic boxoffice. The film is also minting money in the overseas market. Coproduced by UTV Motion Pictures and Ramesh Taurani of Tips Films, 'Race 2' had earned Rs.51.35 crore over first weekend....
  • Ameesha Patel: I never left Bollywood February 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Comebacks are for those who get married and have kids, says actress Ameesha Patel, insisting that she had never left the industry and 'Race 2' does not signal a return. "Comebacks are for the actresses who get married and have kids and then plan to come back. I never left...
  • 'Race 2' is my biggest opener: Jacqueline Fernandez January 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Jacqueline Fernandez is thrilled with the box office collections of her latest film 'Race 2'. "It (the film) is my biggest opener and I am hoping it continues to do really well. Irrespective, it is a very successful film and it is being liked, so I am very...