Boos

  • 'Love Kills' review: A well-written thriller 6 days ago

    I had read Jacob Hills by Ismita Tandon and had quite liked the book though it had left me disgusted. It was a well-written book with some shocking facts as it was based on a true story. Ismita's latest offering is Love Kills and I must say her writing style...
  • What Sanjaya Baru told CNN-IBN about his book 'The Accidental Prime Minister' April 14, 2014

    Live Blog: Sanjaya Baru on books row ...
  • Is your PC slow? 10 tips to speed up your computer October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Most of us often discover that our old PC has started lurching and has stopped performing the way it would work when it was young. Consequently, we either call up an engineer or start planning for a new machine. In both cases, we end up spending money which...
  • Weekley, Bjorn among 10 to book British Open tickets July 8, 2013

    London: American Boo Weekley and Dane Thomas Bjorn are among 10 players who have booked their places in next week's 142nd British Open at Muirfield through the FedExCup and Race to Dubai standings. The Royal & Ancient organisers said in a news release on Monday that five Race to Dubai money-list...
  • BCCI president N Srinivasan booed by Eden Gardens crowd May 27, 2013

    Kolkata: Under fire BCCI president N Srinivasan on Sunday night was booed by a capacity Eden Gardens crowd as his name was announced during the post-match presentation ceremony. The moment Ravi Shastri announced the name of the controversial BCCI president, there was a loud jeer from the 61,000 odd crowd...
  • Royal Challengers captain Virat Kohli booed at Delhi airport May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Kingfisher Airlines employees, who haven't received their salaries for months, adopted a unique form of protest. They booed Royal Challengers Bangalore's Virat Kohli at the Delhi airport on Tuesday. Virat is the captain of the team owned by Vijay Mallya who also owns Kingfisher airlines. Kingfisher Airlines, once India's...
  • Katherine Boo wins national award for Mumbai book November 15, 2012

    Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Katherine Boo won the national book award for nonfiction for 'Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity,' which sheds light on the lives of India's poor as well as government corruption. Author Louise Erdrich took the top fiction award for her...
  • Pulitzer-winner Boo unmasks Mumbai poverty in new book March 14, 2012

    New York: Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Boo's idea to spend her days in a Mumbai slum originated one night while she was lying on the floor of her Washington, DC area home with a punctured lung and three broken ribs after tripping over a dictionary. The former Washington Post editor and...
  • Booed, French president takes refuge in cafe March 2, 2012

    Bayonne: Several hundred angry protesters have booed President Nicolas Sarkozy, forcing him to take refuge in a cafe protected by riot police as he campaigned in France's southwest Basque country. Riot police surrounded the Bar du Palais where Sarkozy took refuge Thursday from the protesters who booed him throughout his visit...
  • Liverpool sponsors disappointed by Suarez affair February 14, 2012

    London: Liverpool's biggest sponsors criticized the club on Monday for their conduct during the fractious Premier League match against Manchester United that was marred by Luis Suarez's refusal to shake hands with Patrice Evra. The image of one of England's most successful teams took another battering on Saturday when Suarez snubbed...
  • Suarez apologizes for snubbing Evra handshake February 13, 2012

    London: Luis Suarez apologized on Sunday for snubbing Patrice Evra in a pre-match handshake as Liverpool publicly condemned the striker for the first time in a long-running racism row that has tarnished the name of one of England's biggest clubs. The Uruguay international was widely criticized for failing to shake Evra's...
  • 'Lost respect' for Suarez, says Ferdinand February 12, 2012

    Manchester: Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he has "lost respect" for Luis Suarez after the Uruguayan refused to shake hands with Patrice Evra prior to Manchester United's 2-1 win over Liverpool at Old Trafford. Saturday's encounter between the two sides saw Suarez start for the first time since returning from an...
  • Dalglish defends Suarez after handshake snub February 12, 2012

    Manchester: Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish claimed he was unaware that Luis Suarez had refused to shake Manchester United defender Patrice Evra's hand before their defeat at Old Trafford, and insisted the Uruguayan was not to blame for a tense match on Saturday. Suarez, who was given an eight-match ban earlier in...
  • Watch: Suarez refuses to shake hands with Evra February 12, 2012

    Manchester: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez refused to shake Manchester United defender Patrice Evra's hand, when the two were involved in an angry confrontation on Saturday during a pre-match handshake in the players' first meeting since the Liverpool forward was banned for racially abusing the France international. Evra extended his hand to...
  • England cricket chief asks fans to spare Ponting August 5, 2009

    London: Giles Clarke, chairman of the England and the Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has said that he will plead with the fans not to jeer at Australian captain Ricky Ponting during the fourth Ashes Test at Headingly. Ponting was booed by the crowd during the drawn third Test at Edgbaston and...