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  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews 'Dum Laga ke Haisha' March 19, 2015

    Film critic Meenakshi Shedde talks about Dum Laga ke Haisha, written and directed by Sharat Katariya. 'India Indie Club' is a movie segment where National Award-winning film critic Meenakshi Shedde looks at some of the most talked about Indian independent films that are making a buzz at film festivals across...
  • Paras Khadka - a shining star for Nepal cricket March 19, 2015

    He is suave, he speaks really fast, and has a balanced outlook towards life. He believes in god and follows the principle of being honest and standing up for the right causes. He wanted to study architectural engineering, but could not pursue the degree due to a lack of time,...
  • Admonishing responses from fans sound abusive: Amitabh Bachchan March 18, 2015

    London: Amitabh Bachchan has expressed sadness over one of his fans' reaction after the megastar could not wish her on her birthday. A fan of the 72-year-old actor asked him to unfollow her on micro-blogging site Twitter because he wished her a day late. "Amita has been upset that I did...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Satyajit Ray's 'Charulata' March 11, 2015

    Film critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews 'Charulata - The Lonely Wife' directed by Satyajit Ray in Bengali in 1964. 'India Indie Club' is a movie segment where National Award-winning film critic Meenakshi Shedde looks at some of the most talked about Indian independent films that are making a buzz at film...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Siddharth's 'Jigarthanda' March 9, 2015

    Film critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews 'Jigarthanda' written and directed by Karthik Subbaraj. Starring Siddharth, it is a new-age Tamil gangster film. 'India Indie Club' is a movie segment where National Award-winning film critic Meenakshi Shedde looks at some of the most talked about Indian independent films that are making a...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Kaushik Ganguly's 'Chotoder Chobi' March 9, 2015

    Film critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews 'Chotoder Chobi' directed by Kaushik Ganguly. A short story 'Chotoder Chobi' is a tender love story in Bengali, set among dwarves. The film is about how society ridicules and exploits dwarves or midgets, who often end up in circuses, raising laughs.'India Indie Club' is a...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Chaitanya Tamhane directed 'Court' March 9, 2015

    Film critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews 'Court' directed by Chaitanya Tamhane, a film that explores how the Indian judiciary and police make a mockery of justice. 'India Indie Club' is a movie segment where National Award-winning film critic Meenakshi Shedde looks at some of the most talked about Indian independent films...
  • Trevor Fisher takes maiden European Tour title event March 8, 2015

    South African Trevor Fisher Jnr claimed his first European Tour title with a five-shot victory on home soil at the Africa Open at the East London Golf Club on Sunday. The 35-year-old, who had a two-shot overnight lead, carded a final round 64 for a 24 under-par total of 264 -...
  • Delhi government to probe Delhi eatery Keya denying entry to disabled activist Nipun Malhotra March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government on Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the alleged incident of an eatery in a south Delhi mall denying entry to disabled rights activist Nipun Malhotra. Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia directed the Sub Divisional Magistrate, Vasant Vihar, to conduct an inquiry and report to...
  • Differently-abled Nipun Malhotra demands unconditional apology after being denied entry in South Delhi club March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Disabled Rights Activist Nipun Malhotra claimed that he was denied entry at a posh South Delhi club because he was differently-abled. The incident took place at Club Ki-ya in DLF Promenade Mall on Friday night. Malhotra said the club management told him the policy was not to allow...
  • Xolo launches Q600 Club in India for Rs 6,500 March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Xolo has launched its latest Q600 Club smartphone in India for a price of Rs 6,500. The Android 4.4 Kitkat-based smartphone features special box speakers with DTS support. The Xolo Q600 Club features a 4.5-inch FWVGA IPS display and runs on 1.3GHz quad core processor. The phone includes 512...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' March 3, 2015

    Film Critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' directed by Rajeev Ravi. 'Njan Steve Lopez' explores the morally ambiguous relationship between the police and criminal gangs in keeping the peace, and is a coming of age story as well. It stars Farhaan Faasil, younger brother of star Fahadh...
  • Chelsea suspend three fans after racist incident in Paris February 20, 2015

    London: Chelsea have suspended three people from their Stamford Bridge stadium following an investigation into a racist incident, captured in amateur video footage on the Paris metro, the club said on Thursday. The video appeared to show fans of the London team chanting "we're racist and that's the way we like...
  • Champions League: Chelsea condemn fans filmed in Paris racist incident February 18, 2015

    Chelsea Football Club have condemned an incident, captured in amateur video footage in the Paris metro, that shows fans pushing a black man off a train and chanting "we're racist". The video was filmed before Chelsea's Champions League match against Paris St Germain at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris...
  • David Beckham welcomes Luis Figo's FIFA presidential bid February 17, 2015

    London: David Beckham has welcomed former Real Madrid teammate Luis Figo's bid to unseat Sepp Blatter, saying FIFA needs candidates "passionate about the game." Figo is the only former player standing in May's election, which also features FIFA vice president Prince Ali bin al-Hussein and Dutch football association chairman Michael van...
  • Pakistan: 8 killed in suicide bomb attack near Lahore Police Lines February 17, 2015

    Lahore: Eight people have been killed and several others have been injured after a suicide bomber blew himself up near the Police Lines in Lahore's Qila Gujjar Singh area on Tuesday. According to preliminary reports, the blast took place in a vehicle parked in the area. Several vehicles parked near the...
  • Sourav Ganguly made MCC honorary life member February 16, 2015

    London: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has been awarded an honorary life membership to the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the celebrated cricket club announced on Sunday. Following his Test debut in 1996 the 42-year-old played a combined 424 Test and one day international matches for India, averaging over 40 with the...
  • e Lounge: Chaitanya Tamhane's debut Marathi film ‘Court’ is an outstanding film February 10, 2015

    Meenkashi Shedde in her new section 'India Indie Club' talks about outstanding films by standards of world cinema. Chaitanya Tamhane's debut Marathi film 'Court' is one such film. We also take a look at Sonam Kapoor's journey to stardom along with a look at the much controversial AIB Knockout. ...
  • Dipika Pallikal clinches Winnipeg squash title February 2, 2015

    Winnipeg: After conceding a game in the opening round, top seed Dipika Pallikal showed her true class in the Winnipeg Winter Club Women's Open by reclaiming the World Squash Association (WSA) Challenger 15 title without dropping a further game. In the final, Pallikal defeated second seed Heba El Torky, the 24-year-old...
  • Programme to help 1 lakh children resume their education, says Smriti Irani February 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Union HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Sunday said the Rotary Club of India has partnered with her ministry to help one lakh children, who had stopped going to school due to various reasons, to continue with their education. "The HRD Ministry will undertake the initiative to ensure that one...
  • I-League: Salgaocar beat Sporting 2-0 in Goan derby February 1, 2015

    Margao: Salgaocar found the back of the net once each on either side of the break as they defeated Sporting Clube de Goa 2-0 in a fourth round encounter of I-League on Sunday. Salgaocar scored their opening goal through Bikas Jairu at the stroke of the break in the second minute...
  • Yuvraj Singh to play for MCC in Emirates T20 tournament January 29, 2015

    London: India discard Yuvraj Singh will play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in Dubai on March 20. The Indian batsman has been named as the final member of the squad for the annual competition which this year also features Lancashire, Yorkshire and Sussex. Lancashire will take on...
  • England captain Alastair Cook named in MCC squad for UAE trip January 22, 2015

    London: Alastair Cook was on Thursday included in the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) squad for the Champion County match and the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in the United Arab Emirates in March. Cook, omitted from England's one-day squad for the World Cup, made himself available for the trip to gain match practice...
  • Alviro Petersen joins Lancashire after South Africa exit January 22, 2015

    London: South African batsman Alviro Petersen has joined Lancashire after retiring from international cricket, the English county side announced on Thursday. The 34-year-old bowed out of the international game earlier this month after scoring 2,093 runs in 36 Tests with five hundreds at an average of 34.88. He has signed a two-year...
  • Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov to play at Queen's Club January 12, 2015

    Andy Murray will warm up for this year's Wimbledon by playing in the Aegon Championships at Queen's Club, organisers said on Monday. The British world number six, bidding to win the tournament for the fourth time, will be joined in the draw by defending champion Grigor Dimitrov. "I've had some great moments...
  • Luis Enrique upbeat about 2015 despite transfer ban January 4, 2015

    Madrid: FC Barcelona manager Luis Enrique is looking ahead to 2015 with optimism despite the confirmation that the Spanish football club will not be able to make any new signings in the year. Speaking in his first press conference on Saturday, after the decision taken by the Committee for Arbitration in...
  • Sergio Ramos caps 'best year' with Club World Cup award December 22, 2014

    Decorated Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has dubbed 2014 "the best year of my life" after playing a key role for the Spanish giants as they swept to four titles including a record-extending 10th European crown. A no-nonsense centre back whose strength in the air regularly yields goals, Ramos scooped the...
  • India will bid for Club World Cup: AIFF president December 20, 2014

    Mumbai: India has not yet given up on its plans to host a Club World Cup in the near future, according to AIFF president Praful Patel, who asserted that the country's football scene would soon develop "qualitatively and quantitatively". Patel on Saturday chaired the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Annual General...
  • Real Madrid coast into Club World Cup final December 17, 2014

    Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale scored to help Real Madrid coast past Mexico's Cruz Azul 4-0 on Tuesday for a place in this weekend's Club World Cup final against Argentina's San Lorenzo or New Zealand's Auckland City. Sergio Ramos scored in the 15th minute and Benzema in the 36th. Bale added...
  • David Lipsky, Anirban Lahiri to headline Dubai Open December 12, 2014

    Dubai: Asian Tour's top-three players American David Lipsky, Anirban Lahiri of India and Thailand's Prom Meesawat, will headline the inaugural Dubai Open next week alongside 30 other Tour champions and four former Order of Merit winners. The $500,000 tournament will make its debut at The Els Club Dubai from Dec 18...