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  • Keanu Reeves to star in Eli Roth's psychosexual thriller 'Knock Knock' 07-04-2014 10:31 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Keanu Reeves has joined the cast of Eli Roth's upcoming psychosexual thriller 'Knock Knock'. The actor will star in the lead role and he will also serve as executive producer on the project, which enters production later this month, reports digitalspy.co.uk. According to Deadline, filming on the...
  • Chelsea comply with FFP rules despite USD81m deficit 01-01-2014 03:28 PM

    London: Roman Abramovich's Chelsea will comply with new European Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules despite returning to loss for the year ending June 2013. "Although the Europa League was won, a reduction in income from that success compared with winning the Champions League in 2012 contributed to a loss for...
  • Pope Francis urges atheists to join forces with believers 26-12-2013 10:44 AM

    Pope Francis, celebrating his first Christmas as Roman Catholic leader, on Wednesday called on atheists to unite with believers of all religions and work for "a homemade peace" that can spread across the world. ...
  • Indian wrestlers strike gold at Commonwealth Championships 09-12-2013 05:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian men's Greco Roman wrestling team notched up a rich haul of seven gold, five silver and two bronze medals at the Commonwealth Championships held in Johannesburg from December 5 to 7. The women's team ended runner-up in the event by winning two gold, four silver &...
  • Italy Senate expels 3-time ex-Premier Berlusconi 29-11-2013 11:33 AM

    Rome: Three-time former Premier Silvio Berlusconi was ousted from Parliament on Wednesday after two decades as a lawmaker, defiantly calling it "a day of mourning for democracy" and pledging to continue in politics. After weeks of maneuvering, appeals and even an attempt to bring down the government, Berlusconi's delay tactics...
  • Webber fastest in final practice for Brazilian GP 23-11-2013 08:13 PM

    Sao Paulo: Mark Webber of Red Bull was fastest on a wet track in the final practice before qualifying for the Brazilian Grand Prix on Saturday. Webber, who is leaving Formula One after Sunday's race, had a lap of 1 minute, 27.891 seconds at Interlagos, ahead of Lotus drivers Roman...
  • Roman Polanski's documentary on racing comes to limelight after 40 years 20-11-2013 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: 'Weekend of a Champion,' a documentary about British Formula One driver Jackie Stewart, went unnoticed for about 40 years until the London film lab where it was stored was closing and asked its producer, Roman Polanski, what to do with it. The Polish-French filmmaker, 80, had all but...
  • Germany call-up is cherry on top, says keeper Roman Weidenfeller 12-11-2013 09:25 PM

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller's belated Germany call-up is a dream come true and the cherry on top of a long and successful club career, the 33-year-old said on Tuesday. Weidenfeller was overlooked for years by coach Joachim Loew despite outstanding seasons with Dortmund that included consecutive league titles...
  • Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller gets Germany call 08-11-2013 05:07 PM

    Berlin: Borussia Dortmund keeper Roman Weidenfeller earned his first Germany call up at the age of 33 when coach Joachim Loew included him in the 24-man squad for their friendly games in Italy and England later this month. Weidenfeller has been outstanding for his club in the past few seasons...
  • Little boy sits in Pope's chair, steals the show 31-10-2013 02:09 PM

    Vatican City: Pope Francis was delivering a homily but a little boy stole the show. Francis was speaking in St. Peter's Square about the important role grandparents play when a little boy walked up behind him and confidently climbed up and sat down on the pontiff's white chair. The Vatican...
  • Muslim rebels display human shield tied by rope in southern Philippine standoff 11-09-2013 02:51 PM

    Zamboanga city: Rogue Muslim rebels seeking to declare an independent state put a dozen civilians tied together by rope on display as a human shield on Wednesday as a standoff with security forces in a southern Philippine city entered its third day. Waving white flags, the hostages shouted "please don't...
  • Chelsea hijack Tottenham's bid for Willian 23-08-2013 08:53 AM

    Chelsea owner Roman Abramovic has sprung in a surprise and personally launched a bid to acquire Anzhi playmaker Willian Borges da Silva. The Brazilian, who has passed his medical at Tottenham has now been among discussions with the Blues after a lucrative offer of 32 million pounds. With Bale's future...
  • Abramovich never interfered in team affairs: Mourinho 16-06-2013 09:45 AM

    London: Jose Mourinho has rejected the notion Roman Abramovich interfered in team affairs in his first spell as Chelsea manager and also denied the Russian owner went over his head to land big-money buy Andriy Shevchenko in 2006. Mourinho said he was in complete control of all playing matters between...
  • Pope leads Catholics in first worldwide 'Holy Hour' 03-06-2013 06:20 AM

    Vatican City: Pope Francis led Roman Catholics on Sunday in the first worldwide "Holy Hour," in which participants prayed at the same time around the globe for those suffering from war, slave labour, human trafficking and the economic crisis. The Vatican asked Catholics to join him between 5-6 pm Rome...
  • Bhim Singh loses bronze-medal bout at Asian wrestling c'ship 19-04-2013 11:58 PM

    New Delhi: India's hopes of winning a medal in the Greco-Roman category went up in smoke after Bhim Singh lost his bronze-medal bout at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championship here on Friday. Bhim was thrashed by his Iranian opponent, Davoud Gilnirang, in the 96 kg category. Davoud did not allow...
  • Mancini not afraid despite Champions League exit 22-11-2012 06:37 PM

    Manchester: If Manchester City's Abu Dhabi owners were as ruthless as Chelsea's Russian billionaire boss Roman Abramovich, then City coach Roberto Mancini would already be out a job following his side's elimination from the Champions League. Abramovich wasted no time on Wednesday sacking Italian Roberto Di Matteo three months after...
  • In sacking Villas-Boas, Chelsea show lack of guts

    Unplugged |  Abhishek Nandwani
    It cost Roman Abramovich around 28 million Pounds to sack Carlo Ancelotti and hire Andrew Villas-Boas. Seven months later, history has repeated itself at Stamford...

  • Pope ushers in Christmas, decries commercialisation 25-12-2011 09:02 AM

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict ushered in Christmas for the world's 1.3 billion Roman Catholics, urging humanity to see through the superficial glitter and commercialism of the season and rediscover the real significance of the humble birth of Jesus. The 84-year-old pope, celebrating the seventh Christmas season of his pontificate, also...
  • Mexico lawmakers mull time-bound marriages 02-10-2011 09:28 AM

    Mexico City: The Roman Catholic Church reacted harshly on Friday to a bill proposed by Mexico City legislators that would require all couples to sign a prenuptial agreement specifying how to handle child custody and other issues in case of divorce " and estimating how long the marriage is expected...
  • Better late than never, Polanski gets his award 28-09-2011 06:42 PM

    Los Angeles: Director Roman Polanski received a standing ovation as he picked up a lifetime achievement award at the Zurich Film Festival in Switzerland. The 78-year-old filmmaker, who lives in France, was due to collect the award in 2009 when he was taken into custody by airport officials in Zurich...
  • Polanski to return to Zurich film fest after 2009 15-09-2011 06:54 PM

    Los Angeles: Filmmaker Roman Polanski will attend the Zurich Film Festival to pick up the lifetime achievement award that he could not accept in 2009 following his arrest by Swiss police. The festival will present Polanski with its A Tribute To award "to honor his outstanding career achievements as a...
  • Watch: Trailer of Roman Polanski's 'Carnage' 24-08-2011 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: The first teaser of director Roman Polanski's dark satire 'Carnage' is out. Based upon the famous play 'God of Carnage' by French playwright Yasmina Reza, 'Carnage' portrays the emotional involvement of two different sets of parents with their children. The characters are based in Brooklyn, US, where they...
  • Pope John officially beatified before huge crowd 01-05-2011 03:10 PM

    Vatican City: The late Pope John Paul moved a major step closer to Roman Catholic sainthood on Sunday at a joyous ceremony that drew the largest crowd to Rome since his funeral six years ago. "From now on Pope John Paul shall be called 'blessed'", Pope Benedict solemnly proclaimed in...
  • Pope John Paul II gets Facebook page 14-03-2011 10:46 AM

    Vatican City: The Vatican will unveil the latest instalment in its social media transformation next week - a Facebook page dedicated to the upcoming beatification of Pope John Paul II, officials said. The site, which will link to video highlights of John Paul's 27-year papacy, is designed to promote the...