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  • KKR eye building a 'manageable' squad at IPL auction February 10, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (IPL) CEO Venky Mysore on Thursday made it clear that the Shah Rukh Khan co-owned franchise would like the composition of the squad for the seventh edition of IPL to be "compact and manageable". "We want to keep our squad very compact to make it more manageable....
  • Director Bapu remembers AV Subrahmanyam for his natural comedy November 10, 2013

    Chennai: Director Bapu aka Sattiraju Lakshmi Narayana, who introduced actor A.V. Subrahmanyam into Telugu films, says the late actor's biggest strength was making people laugh effortlessly. Subrahmanyam, who died Friday due to liver-related problems, made his cinematic debut with Subrahmanyam's Telugu family drama 'Mr. Pellam'. "Writer Indraganti Srikanth Sarma introduced Subrahmanyam to...
  • Telugu actor AV Subrahmanyam passes away November 9, 2013

    Hyderabad: Noted Telugu actor-comedian A.V. Subrahmanyam, who was suffering from liver-related problems for the past few years, died at his home in this Andhra Pradesh capital Friday. He was 58. "He passed away an hour after we brought him home from hospital," a family source told IANS. On Friday evening, doctors at...
  • Bowyer confirmed as Blackburn boss May 25, 2013

    Caretaker manager Gary Bowyer has been rewarded for keeping Blackburn Rovers in the English Championship (second tier) by being giving the job permanently on a one-year rolling contract. "It is a huge honour and a proud moment for me," the 41-year-old said in a statement on Friday. "I have been at...
  • SRK will be at Wankhede in spirit if not in person: KKR CEO April 2, 2013

    Kolkata: With Mumbai Cricket Association making it clear that Shah Rukh Khan would not be allowed to attend his side's IPL match at the Wankhede Stadium, Kolkata Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore today said the Bollywood star would be present at the ground "in spirit if not in person". "He will...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders set to defend their IPL title April 2, 2013

    Kolkata Knight Riders chief executive Venky Mysore hopes his team will do a repeat of their IPL 5 triumph. ...
  • Blackburn Rovers' Indian owners abused by fans January 22, 2013

    London: Blackburn Rovers' Indian owners from the Venky's group were subjected to abuse and attacked with snowballs by fans before the side's defeat by Charlton Athletic at home. Jitendra Desai, husband of owner Anuradha, was hit in the face as he got out of their limos at the entrance to...
  • Sutta Kadhai: Tamil director Subu's next film December 29, 2012

    Chennai: In the upcoming Tamil dark comedy 'Sutta Kadhai', two theater artists are playing the lead and debutant director Subu says that they are his acting consultants. "Lakshmi Priya and Venky, theater artists, are of great help with regards to handling the expressions and emotions of other artists (in the film)....
  • Indian-owned Blackburn fire manager, Forest name McLeish December 28, 2012

    London: Blackburn Rovers sacked Henning Berg on Thursday after only 57 days and 10 games in charge, becoming the second manager to depart a foreign-owned English Championship (second division) club in the space of a few hours. The Norwegian was axed by Blackburn's Indian owners after a 1-0 defeat at...
  • Blackburn fire manager Henning Berg after only 57 days December 27, 2012

    Blackburn Rovers sacked manager Henning Berg on Thursday after only 57 days and 10 games in charge of the troubled English Championship (second division) club. The decision comes after the resignation of predecessor Steve Kean at the end of September following relegation from the Premier League and months of angry...
  • Tamil Review: 'Don Seenu' is mindless entertainer September 22, 2012

    Whether you are a Ravi Teja enthusiast or not, it is obvious that his films are paisa-vasool entertainers albeit mindless. Popularly known as Mass Maharaja, Ravi Teja films are always blessed with wholesome entertainment and lot of humour. Ravi, who has grown from a character artiste to the status of...
  • Blackburn name Shebby Singh as football director June 20, 2012

    London: Indian-owned English club Blackburn Rovers on Tuesday appointed former Malaysian defender and football expert Shebby Singh as their director of football. The decision to appoint Singh was taken by the club's Indian owners Venky's, the Daily Mail reported. The Indian-origin former footballer became well known while appearing as an expert...
  • 'I am keeping my fingers crossed for KKR' May 24, 2012

    Kolkata Knight Riders CEO and managing director Venky Mysore plays up his team's chances in the IPL 5 final on May 27. ...
  • Venky's will not sell Blackburn Rovers May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian owners Venky's will not sell relegated English Premier League club Blackburn Rovers even as they sacked deputy chief executive Paul Hunt to cut costs, the poultry company said on Thursday. "It is a company of ours and there is nothing whatsoever [in rumours of a sale]. These...
  • Sunil Narine to play entire IPL 5: KKR April 5, 2012

    Kolkata: West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine will be available to play for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) for the entire fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Venky Mysore, the club's chief executive, told a website on Tuesday. The 23-year-old was under consideration for the West Indies team to...
  • Satyam names Prathivadi new country manager for Aus, NZ June 1, 2009

    Mumbai: Satyam Computer on Monday said, it has appointed Venki Prathivadi as the Country Manager for its Australia and New Zealand operations. Satyam has also appointed Vijay Prasad as Principal Adviser for the firm's Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region, the company said, in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange. The...
  • Kosmix, the new search engine to compete with Google April 4, 2009

    New Delhi: The next thing in on-line search is here. Its Indian masterminds are hoping it will give Google and Yahoo a run for their money. If you are sick of searching the web for hours for information you can't find, there's a new way to explore. It is called Kosmix...
  • Kosmix, new search engine to compete with google April 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The next thing in on-line search is here. Its Indian masterminds are hoping it will give Google and Yahoo a run for their money. If you are sick of searching the web for hours for information you can't find, there's a new way to explore. It is called Kosmix...