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  • 10 action sequences from Indian movies that have given birth to entirely new laws of Physics 2 days ago

    Bollywood, Tollywood and Kollywood are all pros at shooting over the top action sequences that defy all laws of Physics. Clearly, Rajinikanth is one man who can pull off just about anything on screen and we'd believe it, because there's no reason to not trust him with all the superpowers the...
  • Harbhajan Singh did a great job in legalising his action: ICC CEO 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Asserting that the timing of the crackdown on illegal actions is not a conspiracy, International Cricket Council CEO David Richardson lauded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh for correcting his bowling action after being called twice in his career and making it absolutely legal. "At one stage his (Harbhajan Singh) action...
  • Ajay Devgn's next directorial venture will feature foreign actors 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Ajay Devgn is all set to make his directorial debut with 'Shivay', which he says will feature actors from abroad. The 45-year-old actor, who will also produce and star in the action-drama, said that the film will go on floors in February next year. "I will star in the...
  • 'Action Jackson' has a stylised sword fighting designed by Prabhudheva: Ajay Devgn October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Ajay Devgn will be seen doing a sword fight sequence in his upcoming film "Action Jackson", and the actor says it was after a long time that he had to put in a lot of practice for the action scenes. "There is a very stylised sword fighting designed by Prabhudheva,...
  • Kajol and my daughter Nysa loved the trailer of 'Action Jackson': Ajay Devgn October 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Ajay Devgn has no qualms in shaking a leg for Prabhudeva's upcoming film 'Action Jackson' and the superstar says he is happy that the director has given him a chance to star in the movie. In the film, whose trailer was launched recently, Ajay would be seen doing some...
  • 'Action Jackson' trailer: Ajay Devgn flaunts chiseled abs and impresses with cutting-edge action sequences October 22, 2014

    Ajay Devgn is just getting better with each passing day , not only in terms of his acting but also his looks. The new trailer of 'Action Jackson' shows a feiry Ajay Devgn flaunting his 6 pack abs and performing daredevil stunts. As the name suggests, the movie...
  • Sri Lanka identifies 85 school bowlers with suspect action October 17, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka has identified 85 school cricketers bowling with suspected illegal actions in its campaign to clean up the cradle of the sport in the country. The bowlers include 60 spinners and 25 seamers, Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Thursday. Sri Lanka boasts of a strong schools cricket...
  • Eight Pakistan bowlers told to undergo test for suspect action October 3, 2014

    Karachi: At least eight bowlers with suspect bowling actions, including a player in the national squad, have been directed to undergo tests to be conducted by a committee of Pakistan Cricket Board next week at the National Cricket Academy. The PCB said in a statement that fast bowler Ataullah had already...
  • Odisha: CM Patnaik asks departments to implement Mukshya Mantri Sadak Yojana September 24, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: In a bid to provide pucca roads to all villages in Odisha, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday asked rural development, panchayati raj and works departments to work in coordination for the timely completion of projects under Mukshya Mantri Sadak Yojana (MMSY). Patnaik had earlier announced MMSY to ensure that...
  • Textiles Minister to meet state ministers on new textile policy on Wednesday September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Textiles Minister Santosh Gangwar will deliberate upon measures to increase production, boost exports and generate employment in the textiles sector at a meeting with state ministers on Wednesday. The annual conference with state textiles ministers will discuss the suggestions received from states for framing the new textiles policy. "The...
  • Indian launches plan to drastically reduce newborn death September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: India aims to drastically reduce its newborn deathsfrom present 29 per thousand live births to below 10 by 2030with a new plan unveiled by Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday that spells out six strategies covering preconception to care beyond newborn's survival. India Newborn Action Plan, Vardhan said, will...
  • Maneka Gandhi warns legal action to organisations which don't have sexual harassment committees September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Wednesday warned legal action to organisations which did not have sexual harassment committees. The remarks came in the wake of a number of organisations where in spite of Vishakha Guidelines do not have these committees. The Vishakha guidelines, as laid down...
  • Ajmal opts out of T20 event to work on action with Mushtaq September 15, 2014

    Suspended offspinner Saeed Ajmal has withdrawn from the national Twenty20 championship to work on his bowling action with former Pakistan tweaker Saqlain Mushtaq. Ajmal, who was banned from bowling in international cricket for an illegal action, denied he was under pressure after the International Cricket Council (ICC) ban. The 36yearold remained hopeful...
  • Kerala CM assures swift action in RSS activist's murder September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has informed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that all accused in the murder of an activist of RSS in Kannur have been arrested and produced before a court. In a letter to Singh, he said all the accused in the murder of E...
  • Pakistan cricket authorities prepared for worst in Ajmal case August 27, 2014

    Karachi: Pakistani cricket authorities are prepared for the worst possible scenario in the Saeed Ajmal bowling action case. An official in the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Wednesday that Ajmal had joined the Pakistan squad in Sri Lanka for the final oneday international. "We have been told we will be...
  • Gogoi blames Centre for escalating tensions at AssamNagaland border August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday held the Narendra Modi government responsible for the escalating tensions at the AssamNagaland border. Nine people from Nagaland have been allegedly killed by armed groups in Assam last week. Gogoi said, "Why only I am being held responsible for the current situation....
  • Now Showing: Rani Mukherjee uses no stunt doubles for her role in "Mardani' August 16, 2014

    In this episode, CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand talks about action in Bollywood films. Ajay Devgn in Rohit Shetty's 'Singahm Returns' pulls off the role of a corruption fighting cop with ease. Actress Rani Mukherjee in her upcoming movie 'Mardani' also uses no stunt double for her role as a...
  • Student files action lawsuit against Facebook August 3, 2014

    London: An Austrian law student has filed a class action lawsuit at a commercial court in Vienna against Facebook over privacy violations. Max Schrems wants to receive damages of 500 euros (Rs.41,000) per user for the violations by the social network, urging the 1.32 billion Facebook users to join him in...
  • Saving the Ganga: Reasons why the action plan has turned into a failure August 2, 2014

    CNNIBN's Environment Editor Bahar Dutt tracks the river Ganga, from the Himalayas down to the Sunderbans to find out what it will take to revive India's most sacred river. ...
  • Maoists blow up a CoBRA personnel's house in Aurangabad July 31, 2014

    Maoists attacked a village in Bihar's Aurangabad district and blew up the house of a CoBRA personnel, police said on Thursday. Aurangabad Police Superintendent Upendra Kumar Sharma said the banned CPI(Maoist) members raided Pipra village late last night and blew up the house of CRPF personnel Vinod Singh, who is currently...
  • Salman Khan's 'Kick' earns over Rs 50 crore in two days July 27, 2014

    'Kick' which marks the directorial debut of Sajid Nadiadwala, and stars Jaqueline Fernandez as Salman Khan 's love interest, has raked in a figure of over 50 crores in the first two days of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Kick crosses 50 cr nett mark in...
  • Centre extends help to UP CM to ensure communal harmony in Saharanpur July 26, 2014

    New Delhi/Saharanpur: The Centre has stepped in to control the situation after violence in Saharanpur killed two people. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to ensure communal harmony in the district. The Home Minister, who is personally monitoring the situation in Uttar Pradesh, also...
  • Salman Khan's 'Kick' earns over Rs 26 crore on the first day, the highest opening day figure for 2014 July 26, 2014

    If the film stars Salman Khan, it ought to break box office records, right? While it is too early to state if Salman Khan's recent release 'Kick' will emerge year's biggest grosser, it is true that the film has kicked off in a triumphant mode. 'Kick' which marks the directorial...
  • New Zealand's Kane Williamson banned from bowling July 23, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional offspin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said on Wednesday. Williamson was reported by the match officials during the second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain in June and independent analysis...
  • Dutch government agrees to assist in comprehensive plan for Yamuna July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre plans to create mega reservoirs by dredging the bed of the Yamuna for which the Dutch government has agreed to facilitate an action plan. "To rejuvenate the river and meet the water requirements, a scheme has been worked out involving creation of mega reservoirs by dredging the...
  • J&K: Protest against Israel's Gaza action turns violent, 1 killed in police firing July 19, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: A youth named Suhail Ahmad was killed on Saturday in the police firing in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place as the protest against Israel's action against Palestine turned violent. The young Suhail Ahmad succumbed to his wounds. The...