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  • After Benedict Cumberbatch, actors Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett join 'The Jungle Book' August 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actors Christian Bale and Cate Blanchett have joined Benedict Cumberbatch to star in Warner Bros' 'Jungle Book: Origins'. Actors Naomie Harris, Tom Hollander, Eddie Marsan and Peter Mullan have also been roped for the adaptation of 'The Jungle Book', said The Hollywood Reporter. Rohan Chand, the young actor...
  • Schalke sign goalkeeper Christian Wetklo August 14, 2014

    Berlin: Former Mainz goalkeeper Christian Wetklo has joined German football club Schalke for a year. Schalke signed Wetklo as a backup goalkeeper, as new arrival Fabian Giefer will be sidelined until October. Thus Ralf Fahrmann remains the starting goalkeeper while Wetklo will be the number two between the posts, reports Xinhua. "Due...
  • EPL Team Preview: Return to Champions League the aim for Tottenham August 13, 2014

    London: Returning to the Champions League is again the aim for Tottenham as they head into the new Premier League campaign with another new coach, a largely untouched squad and hope that last year's spending spree will finally pay dividends. Given Spurs' lack of transfer activity during the offseason, the task...
  • Everton set to seal signing of Christian Atsu from Chelsea August 13, 2014

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez says a deal has been completed to sign Ghana winger Christian Atsu from Chelsea. Atsu, who played in the World Cup, spent last season on loan at Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem, and looks to have agreed on another year away from Stamford Bridge. Speaking at the English Premier...
  • Sebastian Vettel is worn out, says Red Bull chief Christian Horner August 12, 2014

    Sebastian Vettel is "worn out" after winning four consecutive world drivers' titles to enable Red Bull to reign supreme in Formula One, according to his team chief Christian Horner. Briton Horner said that exhaustion was a part of the explanation for the 27-year-old German's loss of form in a season dominated...
  • Goa Deputy CM apologises for 'Hindu nation' remark July 28, 2014

    Panaji: Goa's Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza on Monday apologized for his comment that India was already a Hindu nation. "My opinion could be wrong for others. I accept it. I don't say it is the most correct opinion. You might say I am wrong. If anyone's sentiment is hurt, I...
  • 'Disappointed with the 50 Shades trailer. Missing Emraan Hashmi like anything': The 'Fifty Shades of Grey' trailer is out and the Internet is not handling it well July 25, 2014

    The trailer for the film adaptation of best-selling erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' was released on Thursday and immediately sent the Internet in a headspin of pure crazy. The film will open in cinemas on Valentine's Day next year and the reactions to the steamy trailer went from underwhelmed...
  • Christians flee jihadist ultimatum in Iraq's Mosul July 19, 2014

    Kirkuk (Iraq): Hundreds of Christian families abandoned homes in Mosul to jihadist gunmen on Saturday as they fled an ultimatum threatening their community's centuries-old presence in the northern Iraqi city. An AFP correspondent in Mosul, the main Iraqi hub of the Islamic State (IS) group's proclaimed "caliphate", said Christians were squeezing...
  • Police complaint against Swamy for anti-Church comments July 18, 2014

    Panaji: A police complaint was filed on Friday accusing BJP leader Subramanian Swamy of "attempting to create and promote enmity against the Catholic Church" by posting on his Facebook page that the Church in Goa does not love HIV positive children. The complaint was filed by Congress spokesperson Durgadas Kamat. "The said...
  • Old-fashioned polio jab better than drops? July 11, 2014

    London: Re-introducing a type of polio vaccine that became unpopular in the 1960s could hasten eradication of the crippling disease, according to a new study conducted in India. The study, by Imperial College London and the Christian Medical College in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, suggests that the injected polio vaccine (IPV), which...
  • World Cup 2014: France top Group E after Ecuador draw, play Nigeria in Round of 16 June 26, 2014

    Rio de Janeiro: France drew 0-0 with 10-man Ecuador to advance to the second round of the World Cup on Wednesday, while the South Americans will be going home from the tournament. In the other final Group E game, Switzerland defeated 3-0 Honduras to finish in second place and join France...
  • Malaysia's top court rejects Christians' bid to use 'Allah' June 23, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's highest court today rejected a challenge to the ban on Christians using the word "Allah" to refer to God, ending the years-long highly divisive legal case in the Muslim-majority nation. The case was brought by the Catholic Church, which was seeking to overturn a government ban on it...
  • DU's St.Stephen's College sets cut-off at 98 per cent June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The cut-off for admissions to the four-year undergraduate economics and English programmes for students with commerce background in Delhi University's St.Stephen's College has been set at 98 per cent, according to figures released by the college today. "This cut-off set is determined on the basis of the marks scored...
  • Red Bull start party early as Austria awaits June 10, 2014

    Formula One will return to Austria for the first time in 11 years this month but hosts Red Bull got the party rolling early when Daniel Ricciardo claimed the team's first win of the season in Canada on Sunday. Until Montreal it had seemed almost inevitable that dominant Mercedes and their...
  • Tough climb but Red Bull can reach summit, says Horner June 6, 2014

    Struggling Red Bull have a hard mountain to climb but they can still reach the Formula One summit again this year and claim a fifth straight drivers' crown, team principal Christian Horner said on Thursday. While Mercedes have dominated the season with six wins from six races, Horner and his four...
  • Uruguay down Slovenia 2-0 in World Cup warm-up June 5, 2014

    Goals by Edinson Cavani and Christian Stuani lifted Uruguay past Slovenia 2-0 in a World Cup warm-up game on Wednesday night. With the exception of star Luis Suarez, who is recovering from knee surgery, Uruguay were at full strength for the match. Uruguay hope to at least repeat their performance at...
  • Adrian Newey says he is staying at Red Bull May 22, 2014

    Monaco: Red Bull technical head Adrian Newey has moved to quash speculation that he could be tempted by a big money bid from Formula One rivals Ferrari. "I remain committed to Red Bull for the foreseeable future," the 55-year-old Briton said in a statement at the Monaco Grand Prix. Newey is the...
  • Why I think an ethnic Batman would be cool: The time has come, maybe, for cinema to look outside Hollywood for Bruce Wayne May 15, 2014

    Ben Affleck's selection as the Batman in Zack Snyder's 'Superman Vs Batman' had received strong criticism from almost all quarters, including Affleck's strong fanb base. No one really doubted Affleck's acting capability but perhaps most had a problem adapting to the change. While the comic book hero character has been popular...
  • Post-poll survey: Clear Hindu-Muslim divide, BJP still a Hindi belt party May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Hindu-Muslim divide is clearly visible in voting preference across India, reveals CNN-IBN, CSDS, Lokniti post-poll survey. According to the findings 39 per cent Hindus have voted for the BJP and 43 per cent Muslims have voted for the Congress. Two other major religious minorities, the Christians and the...
  • AP: Church leaders ask Christians to vote for secular parties May 4, 2014

    Hyderabad: For the first time, the Andhra Pradesh federation of Churches has issued a pastoral letter urging Christian community to elect only secular parties in the elections. The letter was read out during the mass on Sunday morning. The letter read out on Sunday morning asked the parishioners to elect leaders...
  • Batman turns 75: Here are his best stories, handpicked for you April 11, 2014

    There have been thousands of Batman stories published in the last 75 years. To make your work easier for you, we recommend the best storylines. Year One. Arguably the greatest comic book story ever written, this is Frank Miller's re-imagination of how Bruce Wayne became the Bat. If you've seen the...
  • Batman nemesis: The good, the bad and the creepy April 11, 2014

    The Joker: No list is complete, or even begins, without him. The first great Bat-villain, and arguably the greatest comic book villain ever (Lex Luthor and Magneto fans, please stay your fists). Poison Ivy: Pamela Islay is an immortal femme fatale, and has had many love-hate run-ins with the Bat. Ra'as al-Ghul:...
  • Batman turns 75: From grim personal story to sinister villains - what is the secret of The Dark Knight's popularity? April 11, 2014

    Delhi: So Batman has entered his 75th year. For a creature born out of acute childhood trauma, nostalgia does not come easily, and we suspect Mr Wayne would take reminiscence as a kind of weakness, but we are not caped crusaders ourselves, so we can afford to look back on...
  • Eriksen inspires Tottenham Hotspur to 5-1 win over Sunderland April 8, 2014

    London: Christian Eriksen deflected some of the spotlight away from Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood with two assists and a goal in his side's 5-1 hammering of relegation-haunted Sunderland in the Premier League on Monday. With reports suggesting Sherwood's job was in jeopardy after recent woeful performances, Tottenham responded in style,...
  • Shashi Tharoor accused of bribing pastors in a bid to buy Christian votes April 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: In what could spell major trouble for the parliamentary ambitions of Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the BJP have filed a complaint with the Election Commission against the United Democratic Front candidate Shashi Tharoor stating that he had violated the election code of conduct. Their...
  • Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann at 'The Other Woman' premiere April 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actresses Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann attended the premiere of 'The Other Woman' in London. Diaz wowed in a black leather dress and matched it with Manolo Blahnik shoes. Upton looked classy in a black William vintage frock that she paired with Christian Louboutin heels, while Mann...
  • Christian Benteke out of World Cup with Achilles injury April 3, 2014

    Belgium striker Christian Benteke will miss the World Cup after being ruled out for six months having ruptured his Achilles tendon in training on Thursday, his club Aston Villa said. "It's a terrible blow both for Christian and for the club," Villa manager Paul Lambert said on the Premier League club's...
  • Is Geri Halliwell dating Formula One team owner Christian Horner? April 1, 2014

    London: Former Spice Girl member Geri Halliwell is reportedly dating Formula One team boss Christian Horner. The 41-year-old singer was pictured with Horner, 40, at racing events on various occasions, reported Daily Mirror. They first met when Geri attended the Monaco Grand Prix with British business magnate Bernie Ecclestone...
  • Red Bull have more fuel dramas at Malaysian GP March 28, 2014

    Sepang: Red Bull experienced more issues with the contentious fuel-flow sensors during practice at the Malaysian Grand Prix on Friday, raising the prospect of another showdown with Formula One officials similar to the one that resulted in the team's disqualification in Australia. Daniel Ricciardo was excluded from the results in Melbourne...
  • Red Bull seek guide on sensors at Malaysian GP March 28, 2014

    Sepang: Red Bull team principal Christian Horner says the team will talk with Formula One race director Charlie Whiting before deciding on it use of fuel sensors for this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, following on from its disqualification in Australia. Daniel Ricciardo was disqualified in Melbourne, after finishing second, because Red...