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  • Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to lead teams in Lord's bicentenary February 6, 2014

    London: English cricket fans are set to get one more chance to see Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne in action at Lord's after the pair were confirmed on Wednesday as captains for a match marking the ground's 200th anniversary. Recently retired India batting star Tendulkar will lead Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC),...
  • New Zealand media muted in critique of first Test loss May 20, 2013

    Wellington: New Zealand's media were muted in their reaction to their side being bundled out for just 68 runs to give England a 170run victory in the first Test at Lord's on Sunday, instead turning their focus towards the second match in Leeds. Their second innings score, sparked by Stuart...
  • 'The Hobbit' suffers from story bloat December 5, 2012

    Judging part one of Peter Jackson's 'The Lord of the Rings' prelude 'The Hobbit' is a bit like reviewing a film after seeing only the first act. Yet here goes: 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' is stuffed with Hollywood's latest technology 3D, highspeed projection and Dolby's Atmos surround sound system....
  • EngSA, 3rd Test, day 3: As it happened August 18, 2012

    Hashim Amla scored yet another timely halfcentury as South Africa reached 145 for 3 in their 2nd innings, leading England by just 139 runs after day three of the third and final Test at the Lord's on Saturday. Amla was not out on 57, while nightwatchman Dale Steyn was on 0...
  • Chris Brown, Beyonce Knowles win top BET Awards July 2, 2012

    Los Angeles: The BET Awards on Sunday split top honors among several artists, including Beyonce Knowles and Chris Brown, in a telecast filled with lively performances and an emotional tribute to late singer Whitney Houston. Beyonce was named best female R&B artist, while Brown, who performed his hit single Turn Up...
  • Mammootty to act in 'Praise the lord' June 29, 2012

    Mammootty had been exceptional when ever he was asked to don characters from novelettes and literature. Following the tradition for going after him to don great characters is debutante director Shibu Gangadharan, who will have him play the lead of the film based on the famous novel by Zakharia...
  • Mammootty plays a farmer in 'Praise the Lord' June 22, 2012

    The general trend among debutant filmmakers in Mollywood is to keep away from literary classics, simply because it poses a bigger challenge and requires one to walk the extra mile to do justice to the work. One has to go into the details, the background, the settings and what not...
  • Kamal Haasan gears up for his Hollywood debut June 9, 2012

    Singapore: After earning popularity and critical acclaim in his native land, veteran Indian actor Kamal Haasan is ready to go international. He will make his Hollywood debut with 'The Lord of the Rings' producer Barrie Osborne, who hopes to tell an Indian story in Hollywood style. Kamal and Osborne announced their...
  • Hollywood films on TV in Hindi and Telugu now October 24, 2011

    Mumbai: UTV has entered into a deal with Warner Bros. International Television Distribution to bring popular Hollywood movies dubbed in Hindi and Telugu on the small screen. Through the exclusive longterm telecast rights deal, the company's primary action movie channels UTV Action and UTV Action Telugu will have access to...
  • Indian docs win legal battle against UK govt April 30, 2008

    New Delhi: Eight thousand Indian origin doctors in Britain won a landmark case in the House of Lords on Wednesday. The Lords ruled that they could not be discriminated against in recruitment to the National Health Service. With four judges in favour and one against, the Lords Committee dismissed a...
  • Wanted: 20 actors with hairy feet September 13, 2006

    London: Wanted: 20 diminutive actors who can sing. Hairy feet are a distinct advantage. Producers of a musical version of The Lord of the Rings are looking for candidates to play the hobbit heroes in the epic fantasy based on J R R Tolkien's classic. The producers are reportedly looking for...
  • Wanted: short actors with hairy feet September 12, 2006

    London: Wanted: 20 diminutive actors who can sing. Hairy feet are a distinct advantage. Producers of a musical version of The Lord of the Rings are looking for candidates to play the hobbit heroes in the epic fantasy based on JRR Tolkien's classic. "The producers are looking for male and...