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  • Interview: Milkha Singh on Milkha Singh part II July 20, 2013

    (Continuing after Part I) Asian Games, Tokyo, 1958. I was itching to jump to that, but held myself back. It was equally important to know when did it all begin. That's how I continued. When did you realise that you can become an athlete? MS: The credit for that goes to the...
  • Race of Champions returning to Bangkok July 18, 2013

    The annual Race of Champions event, won by Germany's Formula One champions Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher for the past six years, is returning to Bangkok in December. Organisers said in a statement on Thursday that Thailand had successfully bid to hold the event again at the Rajamangala stadium on December...
  • Rahul Gandhi is still in prime ministerial race, says Congress July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has on Saturday indicated that the party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is still in the prime ministerial race. The comments came in the wake of party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh sparked controversy on Friday saying that the party will not declare Rahul as its prime ministerial...
  • Is Deepika Padukone Bollywood's new muse? July 11, 2013

    Deepika Padukone is the new chosen one of Bollywood. After hits like 'Cocktail' and 'Race 2', the model turned actress nailed it with her monster hit 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'. She will be next seen in Rohit Shetty's 'Chennai Express'. ...
  • Weekley, Bjorn among 10 to book British Open tickets July 8, 2013

    London: American Boo Weekley and Dane Thomas Bjorn are among 10 players who have booked their places in next week's 142nd British Open at Muirfield through the FedExCup and Race to Dubai standings. The Royal & Ancient organisers said in a news release on Monday that five Race to Dubai moneylist...
  • Bollywood's midyear report card: Top 21 songs of 2013 July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The super success of Bhatt camp's 'Aashiqui 2' and Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' will help the Hindi film industry in going back to the era of melodious music. In our section of midyear Bollywood report card, we have compiled a list of top 21 superhit songs of 2013 so...
  • HP aims to reenter the global smartphone race July 1, 2013

    Beijing: Technology giant HP is looking at reentering the smartphone race and is working on launching a new device, which will offer a "differentiated experience" to consumers. Without giving a timeline, HP Senior Director Consumer PC and Media Tablets Asia Pacific Yam Su Yin told PTI that the company is...
  • Yohan Blake not ruled out of world 100m title defence: Manager June 30, 2013

    Kingston: World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has not been ruled out of defending his title in Moscow in August because of injury, his manager Cubie Seegobin said on Sunday, knocking down media reports that the Jamaican was to undergo surgery. "There is absolutely no discussions or plans for any surgery...
  • F1 boss waives Nurburgring entry fee June 27, 2013

    Onsale Nurburgring race track must have heaved a sigh of relief with Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone waiving the 14millioneuro entry fee, according to a report on iafrica.com. Nurburgring GmbH, the company that owns the track, has filed for insolvency and put the track up for sale since May 15. On...
  • F1 could lose European races, warns Ecclestone June 27, 2013

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has sounded warning bells for European races that face an axe "in favour of emerging markets" over the next couple of years. "It is possible that Europe will lose a couple of races in favour of emerging markets," Ecclestone said during an interview with the...
  • 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...