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  • 25 year old Telugu actor dies in Nepal earthquake 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: A young Telugu film actor died in the Nepal earthquake. K. Vijay, 25, was in Nepal along with the unit of Telugu movie 'Yetakaram.com' for shooting. Music director Kishan said in Hyderabad that he received information Monday that Vijay died when they were returning from shooting. The car in which...
  • IPL 8: All-round Chennai Super Kings thrash Kings XI Punjab by 97 runs Yesterday

    Chennai Super Kings thrashed Kings XI Punjab by a huge margin of 97 runs on Saturday, extracting a sweet revenge for a string of three losses to them in the last season of the Indian Premier League. Brendon McCullum (66 off 44 balls) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (41* off 27) propelled...
  • Diageo asks Vijay Mallya to quit United Spirits Limited board; alleges fund diversion Yesterday

    New Delhi: Alleging fund diversion to Kingfisher and other UB group entities, United Spirits' new owner Diageo has asked Vijay Mallya to step down as Chairman and Director of the Indian liquor firm, a demand he outrightly rejected. Diageo, which has bought controlling stake in United Spirits from UB Group, asked...
  • After conquering Tests, Murali Vijay working towards one-day return April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Murali Vijay was widely praised for his batting exploits in the Test series Down Under but the stylish Indian opener says he equally enjoys playing in the shorter formats despite the transition from five-day cricket to T20 being 'tough'. The 31-year-old also feels that a regular spot in the...
  • Second edition of Champion Tennis League to be played in November-December April 16, 2015

    Hyderabad: The second edition of the Champion Tennis League (CTL), conceptualised by of former star Vijay Amritraj, will be played in November-December this year. The announcements concerning the tournament would be made next month and the players draft will be held in July, Amritraj told reporters on the sidelines of the...
  • Include road safety in school curriculum: Nitin Gadkari asks states April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Road safety is likely to be part of school curriculum across the country as Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has asked state education boards to introduce this subject in the syllabus. Road Secretary Vijay Chibber on Friday said the CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) has included a chapter...
  • Ex-Mumbai Police chief Julio Ribeiro writes to DGP over threats to RTI activist Khumbhar April 3, 2015

    Former Mumbai police commissioner Julio Ribeiro has written to the state DGP over threats received by well-known RTI activist Vijay Khumbhar. In an interview to CNN-IBN, Ribeiro said that activist Khumbhar threatened by a corporator. ...
  • Ranji Trophy final: Vinay takes five-for as Karnataka skittle Tamil Nadu for 134 March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Skipper Vinay Kumar took five for 34 as defending champions Karnataka skittled out Tamil Nadu for 134 on the opening day of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament final, which saw 14 wickets tumble at the Wankhede stadium on Sunday. The holders wrapped up the Tamil Nadu first-innings in 62.4 overs,...
  • Murali Vijay attributes his success to Virat Kohli March 2, 2015

    When M Vijay plays in the V, he just caresses the ball. When he brings out the wristy flicks from outside off stump, similar to the ones VVS Laxman used to play in his prime, he shows signs of being near his dominating best. Yet, the aspects that have helped...
  • India to sign agreements for hassle-free visits to neighbouring countries February 27, 2015

    Puri: In its effort to promote friendly ties with neighbours, India is set to sign agreements for hassle-free visits to Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar and Thailand. Secretary in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways Vijay Chhibber said in Puri(Odisha) on Friday that the matter was being placed on fast track...
  • 'Kaaki Sattai' review: The film nervously trembles between unfunny comedy and the hero-worshipping clog in Indian cinema February 27, 2015

    Film: 'Kaaki Sattai' Cast: Sivakarthikeyan, Sri Divya, Prabhu, Vijay Raaz, Imman Annachi, Yog Japee Director: RS Durai Senthilkumar Rating: 2 out of 5. Bangalore: A 6-year-old who has just lost his mother wouldn't have the state of mind to determine whether to cry or to play with the flowers strewn around the dead...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Semi-finals, Day 3 February 27, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Half-centuries from Abhimanyu Mithun and R Samarth helped Karnataka end the second day of their Ranji Trophy 2014-15 semifinal against Mumbai in a virtually impregnable position at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. On Thursday (February 26),...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, semi-finals, Day 2 February 26, 2015

    (For Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Round-up: After being dismissed for a paltry 202 in their first innings, Karnataka hit back strongly with skipper and seamer Vinay Kumar taking six wickets to bundle out Mumbai for 44 in just 15.3 overs on the first...
  • LPG from water, oil and sunlight? A Bengaluru scientist claims breakthrough February 24, 2015

    Bengaluru: In what is possibly a major breakthrough, a scientist in Bengaluru claims to have invented a device that could make LPG using just water, vegetable oil and sunlight. Bengaluru's Scalene Energy Research Institute Chairman Dr Rajah Vijay Kumar says the device, known as Hydrodetector, is a specially designed reactor...
  • Veterans Vijay Singh, Retief Goosen fly high at Riviera February 20, 2015

    Pacific Palisades, California: Former major winners Vijay Singh and Retief Goosen struck a blow for the old guard on the PGA Tour as the two veterans surged into a tie for the early lead at the Northern Trust Open on Thursday. Playing together in the opening round at a sun-splashed Riviera...
  • Ranji Trophy: Karthik, Shankar virtually ensure Tamil Nadu a semi-final berth February 19, 2015

    Jaipur: Dinesh Karthik (64) and Vijay Shankar (82) hit half-centuries to ward off a scare caused by an inspired spell by S S Bandiwar (3 for 31), to virtually ensure a semi-final berth for Tamil Nadu on the fourth day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final clash against Vidarbha on Thursday. Tamil...
  • Ranji Trophy: Shankar hits ton as Tamil Nadu post 403 vs Vidarbha February 17, 2015

    Jaipur: A patient ton by Vijay Shankar and a half-century by Baba Indrajith (97) helped Tamil Nadu post 403 on the second day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal cricket match against Vidarbha here on Tuesday. In reply to Tamil Nadu's first innings total, Vidarbha played out the remaining five overs of...
  • Ranji Trophy: Half centuries by Murali Vijay, Vijay Shankar propel Tamil Nadu February 16, 2015

    Jaipur: Fine half centuries by India Test opener Murali Vijay (96) and Vijay Shankar (90 n.o.) enabled Tamil Nadu reach 234 for four at the close on the first day in their Ranji Trophy quarter-final clash against Vidarbha at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium on Monday. A 140-run partnership for the...
  • Force India delay new car debut to final test February 13, 2015

    London: Force India's 2015 Formula One car will not make their track debut until the third and final pre-season test in Barcelona some two weeks before the first race in Australia, the team said on Friday. "The plan is to introduce it at the final test," said a spokesman. The season starts...
  • Delhi victory wave will be felt in Odisha: AAP February 11, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: Buoyed by its spectacular success in Delhi Assembly polls, the Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday said the victory wave will also be felt in Odisha where it would try to emerge as a strong alternative force. Strategies would be chalked out for strengthening the party in Odisha soon, senior...
  • Vijay Goel hits out at Sena for targeting PM Modi for BJP's defeat in Delhi polls February 11, 2015

    Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Vijay Goel hit out at its ally Shiv Sena for targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the humiliating loss in the Delhi Assembly election. Goel said, "Who is Saamna to comment? These elections were of Delhi? Right now party should introspect on the reasons and...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group A, Day 4: Mumbai, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu qualify for quarters, Baroda knocked out February 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Forty-time champions Mumbai sneaked into the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament by virtue of their first innings lead in their last Group A league match against holders Karnataka, which ended in a draw here on Monday. Going into the final day of the four-day game after taking a...
  • National Games: Another golden double for Vijay, Sejwal ends with four gold February 7, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Ace pistol shooter Vijay Kumar notched up a golden double for the second time to end his campaign with a rich haul of five gold medals, while Asian Games bronze-winning swimmer Sandeep Sejwal signed off with four yellow metals on day seven of the 35th National Games here on...
  • New era is beginning in India-China ties: BJP February 7, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: A new era is beginning in India-China relations due to the synergy between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping, BJP leader Tarun Vijay on Saturday said. "A new brave era is beginning in India-China relations due to the wonderful synergy between Prime Minister Modi and President...
  • 'Yennai Arindhaal' review: Ajith Kumar as the cop, the gangster, the father and the lover will win you over February 6, 2015

    Cast: Ajith Kumar, Arun Vijay, Trisha, Anushka, Vivek, Parvathy Nair, Baby Anikha Director: Gautham Vasudev Menon Rating: 4/5 'Yennai Arindhaal' is a step forward from Gautham Menon's previous decade's cop films 'Kaakha Kaakha' and 'Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu', but first things first, Arun Vijay's performance in this particular film puts his entire filmography to shame....
  • 2015 Force India car unlikely for second pre-season test February 4, 2015

    London: All is not well with Vijay Mallya-led Sahara Force India squad which now is unlikely to get their 2015 car ready for the second pre-season test in Barcelona after already missing the first one in Jerez. "Although everybody is working towards getting the VJM08 to the next test session in...
  • Two more medals for Vijay; Ghosal, Chinappa clinch squash gold February 4, 2015

    Thiruvananthapuram: Olympic hero Vijay Kumar's pistol fetched him two more medals while the seasoned squash duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa clinched the individual gold in contrasting styles on the fourth day of competitions in the 35th National Games on Wednesday. The Services Sports Control Board, aiming for a hat-trick...
  • National Games: Vijay shoots golden double, records continue to tumble at pool February 3, 2015

    Thiruvanathapuram: Olympic silver-medallist Vijay Kumar shot a golden double while the swimming pool continued to witness the shattering of meet records on the third day of competitions in the 35th National Games here on Tuesday. After slipping to second yesterday, Haryana were back on top of the medals tally with 13...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony January 29, 2015

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. President Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6-horse buggy. ...
  • 100 days of 'Kaththi': Director AR Murugadoss thanks Vijay, his fans January 29, 2015

    Chennai: AR Murugadoss' Tamil film "Kaththi" celebrates its 100th day in cinemas Thursday and the filmmaker thanked everybody for the success. "#KATHTHIHitsCentury Thank you so much for you all, Vijay sir, my producers, my entire crew and my assistant directors," Murugadoss posted on Twitter Thursday. "Kaththi", which featured Vijay in dual roles,...