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  • McLaren's Dennis rebukes Sebastian Vettel for swearing 07-04-2014 09:07 AM

    McLaren head Ron Dennis criticised quadruple Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel on Sunday after the Red Bull driver described the sound of the sport's new V6 turbo engines as 'shit'. The German driver had made his opinion clear at a news conference at last weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix when...
  • Original Harry Potter artwork to go under the hammer 23-03-2014 04:33 PM

    London: Two pieces of original artwork from the covers of J K Rowling's Harry Potter books are set to go under the hammer. The watercolours, painted by artist Cliff Wright, are featured on the second and third instalments of the book series, reported Contactmusic. One of pieces, which was featured...
  • Australian GP boss raps Ecclestone about quiet cars 17-03-2014 12:49 PM

    Australian Grand Prix organisers have complained to Formula One commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone about the quieter V6-powered cars and say their reduced volume may have breached race contracts with Formula One management. Australian Grand Prix Corporation (AGPC) Chairman Ron Walker had already expressed his misgivings to Ecclestone, the organiser's CEO...
  • Ron Dennis sees echoes of Ayrton Senna in Jenson Button 06-03-2014 08:14 PM

    McLaren boss Ron Dennis sang the praises of his Formula One driver line-up on Thursday and detected echoes of Ayrton Senna in Jenson Button's relationship with the team. "In many ways there are similarities between Ayrton and Jenson," the 66-year-old group chief executive told reporters at a pre-season briefing at...
  • Ron Howard to direct 'The Jungle Book'? 16-02-2014 03:00 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Rush' director Ron Howard is in talks to direct and produce Rudyard Kipling's 'The Jungle Book', about a boy, Mowgli, who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungles. The live-action film by Warner Bros earlier had Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu on board but he left the project due...
  • Harry Potter and Hermione Granger should have married, admits JK Rowling 02-02-2014 01:49 PM

    A section of fans knew it all along. They'd talk about it in forums and chat rooms and would get into lengthy explanations when they'd be scoffed at by other Potterheads. Today they feel vindicated as author JK Rowling admitted she made a mistake by marrying off Ron Weasley and...
  • Ron Dennis retakes control of McLaren Formula One team 17-01-2014 09:22 AM

    London: Martin Whitmarsh's future as McLaren Formula One team principal was in doubt on Thursday with the announcement that his predecessor Ron Dennis was replacing him as group chief executive. In what some saw as an internal coup, McLaren said in a statement that the 66-year-old Dennis was effectively regaining...
  • Write your review: 'Rush'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Rush' is an exhilarating, yet a simple and old-fashioned tale. What do you say? Write your review and win prizes. ...
  • 'Rush' review: It's an exhilarating, yet a simple and old-fashioned tale 20-09-2013 10:43 PM

    Cast: James Hunt, Niki Lauda Director: Ron Howard I wouldn't call myself a Formula One enthusiast, yet I thoroughly enjoyed Ron Howard's Rush, a compelling drama based on the real-life rivalry between racing legends James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Both men, poles apart in personality, famously set their sights on...
  • Release date of 'Pirates of the Caribbean 5' postponed to 2016 11-09-2013 03:05 PM

    Los Angeles: The release of the fifth installment of fantasy adventure film 'Pirates of the Caribbean' has been reportedly pushed to 2016. The start of production on the film has been delayed until at least this fall, thereby delaying its release. It was earlier slated to hit the screens July...
  • Chris Hemsworth's personality impressed 'Rush' director 11-09-2013 02:58 PM

    New Delhi: Actor Chris Hemsworth's body language convinced director Ron Howard that he is perfect to play one of the lead roles in forthcoming action thriller movie 'Rush'. Howard was earlier skeptical about casting Hemsworth as Formula One racer James Hunt but changed his mind later. "It was uncanny. Chris...
  • Hamilton felt he was 'wasting away' title chances at McLaren 21-06-2013 11:30 AM

    When McLaren Lewis Hamilton left McLaren ahead of the 2013 season, there were strong rumours of a falling out between Hamilton and then team 'supremo' Ron Dennis. Six months later, The Brit, now with Mercedes admits that he felt that he was 'wasting away' his titles chances. Hamiton's admission coming...
  • Guns N' Roses lead guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' performs in India 18-06-2013 10:45 PM

    Guns N' Roses lead guitarist Ron 'Bumblefoot' performed in India recently. ...
  • US: Romney, Santorum in close race in Iowa 04-01-2012 10:55 AM

    Des Moines, Iowa: Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney was locked in a tight race with former Sen. Rick Santorum in Iowa's Republican presidential caucuses, the opening contest in the campaign to pick a challenger to President Barack Obama. Romney, the longtime front-runner, and Santorum, whose campaign only recently gained momentum,...
  • Masand: 'Conan...' is a dull, humourless remake 26-08-2011 10:58 PM

    Cast: Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman, Rose McGowan Director: Marcus Nispel Former Baywatch star and hulking slab of granite Jason Momoa steps into the presumably big shoes of Arnold Schwarznegger to play that grunting, brutish warrior from the ancient land of Cimmeria in the new version of 'Conan The Barbarian'. This...
  • Write your review: 'Conan The Barbarian'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Conan The Barbarian' is a dull, humourless remake. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • Tears and cheers: The Harry Potter premiere 14-07-2011 12:48 AM

    New Delhi: India got her dose of magical fantasy on Wednesday night as the red carpet premiere of Harry Potter took over the PVR Priya screen. After a long line for popcorn, the heavy 3D glasses on our eyes - we were ready to take on the horcrux hunt. The...
  • Ron Weasely, Potter's bumbling best friend 12-07-2011 09:23 AM

    A look at the 4th most popular Harry Potter character, according to special contest, Harry's bumbling but loyal best friend Ron Weasely. ...
  • Which is your favourite Harry Potter character? 01-07-2011 12:54 PM

    'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2', is all set to hit theaters. We ask you to vote for your favourite character from the series. Following are ten of characters from the much loved series. If you like any of the characters other than the names given below,...
  • Hellboy 2: American hero saves the world yet again 05-02-2008 04:01 AM

    New Delhi: The BCCI is all set to allot Eden Gardens at least one international match at the end of this year when the Tours and Fixtures Committee meet in Mumbai on Friday to discuss the detailed itinerary of the twin home series against England and West Indies. England are...
  • Indian American chucks Google job for US prez poll 04-02-2008 01:25 PM

    Karachi: After being sacked as Pakistan skipper, Shahid Afridi could now lose captaincy of his state side Karachi to Mohammad Sami if the PCB refuses to give him the requisite permit to play in the National Twenty20 Championship. The Karachi City Cricket Association has decided that if the PCB does...