Cooperation

  • Japanese agency approves Rs 674 crore loan to Uttarakhand forest project 15-04-2014 06:59 PM

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has approved a loan of about Rs 674 crore for a forest project in Uttarakhand. "The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a Japanese ODA loan agreement with the Government of India in New Delhi to provide up to 11,390 million yen (around Rs...
  • Lily Allen's husband asks her to tone down performances 15-04-2014 06:21 PM

    London: Singer Lily Allen has revealed that her husband told her to tone down her performances. The 'Air Balloon' hitmaker said that Sam Cooper doesn't think that her past performances are suitable for their children, reported Digital Spy. "He's told me to tone it down now I'm a mum. On...
  • First look: 'Guardians of the Galaxy', the latest addition to Marvel's cinematic universe 11-04-2014 04:59 PM

    In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. In order to evade Ronan, Quill is forced into a truce with a group of misfits including Gamora, Rocket, Drax the Destroyer,...
  • Riverdale's teenage comic star Archie Andrews to die a hero's death in shocking July edition of 'Life With Archie' series 09-04-2014 10:04 AM

    Riverdale's good-natured teen comic star Archie Andrews will die in July's final edition of the 'Life with Archie #36' series that traces the life of the pop culture icon after high school, the CBC news portal reported quoting Archie Comics publisher Jon Goldwater. The small-town comic character will reportedly die...
  • 'The Young and the Restless' completes 41 years on television 27-03-2014 03:19 PM

    Los Angeles: 'The Young and the Restless' took a break from love, deception and backstabbing to celebrate the soap's 41st anniversary on Tuesday. Led by longtime stars Eric Braeden, Melody Thomas Scott and Peter Bergman, the cast and crew gathered to celebrate a day early. The CBS show has been...
  • LS polls: Police seize Rs 25 lakh from vehicle, seven detained 21-03-2014 11:06 PM

    City police on Friday seized Rs 24.67 lakh of unaccounted cash from a vehicle and detained seven persons during a drive to curb misuse of money and liquor during the Lok Sabha polls, a senior official said. The vehicle was intercepted on the city's SP Verma Road when a police...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Netherlands, World Twenty20, Match 7 19-03-2014 02:07 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Netherlands opt to bat against Zimbabwe. Playing XIs: Zimbabwe: 1 Hamilton Masakadza 2 Sikandar Raza 3. Vusi Sibanda, 4 Brendan Taylor (capt/wk), 5 Sean Williams, 6 Elton Chigumbura, 7 Timycen Maruma, 8 Prosper Utseya, 9 Tinashe Panyangara, 10...
  • Sienna Miller in talks for 'American Sniper'? 19-03-2014 11:04 AM

    London: Actress Sienna Miller is in talks to star in 'American Sniper'. The 32-year-old actress is in early negotiations to take on the lead female role, opposite Bradley Cooper, in Clint Eastwood's upcoming movie, reported Contactmusic. Jaimie Alexander, 30, and Evangeline Lilly, 34, were previously linked to the part, as...
  • Dutch player Tim Gruijters accuses team of cheating in World T20 17-03-2014 08:07 PM

    Netherlands cricketer Tim Gruijters has accused team management of cheating by forcing him out on medical grounds so they could bring in Tom Cooper as a last-minute replacement for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh. "It's clear that the Dutch coaching staff decided to misuse the rules, hoodwink the ICC, and...
  • Overdrive: Review of 2014 Mini Cooper 15-03-2014 04:30 PM

    In this episode of Overdrive, we review the 2014 Mini Cooper, all the world motoring news and much more. ...
  • Oscars host Ellen Degeneres manages to pull of an epic selfie in the middle of Oscars, crashes Twitter, most retweeted ever 03-03-2014 07:57 AM

    Los Angeles: Ellen DeGeneres' goal of setting a retweet record with her star-studded selfie was achieved before the Oscars telecast was even over. During a comic bit, the Oscars host prevailed upon actor Bradley Cooper to take a picture with her and several other stars crowding around, including Meryl Streep,...
  • 'American Hustle' grosses $200 million worldwide 14-02-2014 04:08 PM

    Los Angeles: David O. Russell's 'American Hustle' has earned $200 million at the box office worldwide. The film is the highest grossing film for producer Megan Ellison's Annapurna Pictures and has also set a domestic record for its writer-director Russell, reports hollywoodreporter.com. It has grossed $138.7 million in North America,...
  • IPL Auction 2014: Rajasthan Royals buy 14 players on day two 13-02-2014 07:12 PM

    Rajasthan Royals under the mentorship of Rahul Dravid made some smart buys as they bought 14 players on day two of auction. Rajasthan also bought back Kevon Cooper, Dishant Yagnik. On day one of auctions, Rajasthan decided to buy only six players, which included Brad Hodge (2.4 crore), Steven Smith...
  • 'American Hustle' review: It's possibly the most fun you will have at the movies in a long, long time 18-01-2014 11:39 AM

    Cast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jennifer Lawrence, Jeremy Renner Director: David O' Russell From the opening minutes of American Hustle, you get a sense of the unconventional tone of this story. There's Christian Bale, unrecognizable as the paunchy owner of a dry-cleaning business, doing an elaborate comb-over by...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations for the best supporting actor, actress awards 16-01-2014 08:05 PM

    New Delhi: The 86th annual Academy Award nominations for supporting actor in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Barkhad Abdi, 'Captain Phillips'; Bradley Cooper, 'American Hustle'; Michael Fassbender, '12 Years a...
  • Oscars 2014: Meet the nominees 16-01-2014 04:35 PM

    The nominees of 2014 Academy Awards  have been announced, and as the  cine-goers had expected, films that left an impact on the viewers led the way.'The Wolf of the Wall Street' has been nominated for Best Film.  '12 Years a Slave' has been nominated for Best Picture. 'American Hustle' has been nominated for Best Picture.
  • Confident 'American Hustle' will be favourite at Oscars: Anupam Kher 15-01-2014 02:59 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who hosted a special screening of comedy-drama 'American Hustle' for the students of his acting school - Actor Prepares, says he is confident that the film will shine at the Oscars this year. The film has been directed by director David O Russell, with whom...
  • Vin Diesel to give voiceover for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' 23-12-2013 10:04 AM

    Los Angeles: Marvel Studios has confirmed that actor Vin Diesel will lend his voice for the giant tree character, Groot, in the upcoming superhero film 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. Directed by James Gunn, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' will be released by Disney Aug 1, 2014, reports variety.com. Others, who will...
  • Afghanistan to play Ireland in final World T20 qualifier 29-11-2013 10:15 PM

    Abu Dhabi: Afghanistan qualified for their third successive final of the World Twenty20 qualifiers when they defeated Nepal by 7 wickets in the semi-finals on Friday. Afghanistan will take on Ireland in Saturday's final after the Irish recorded a convincing 62-run win over United Arab Emirates. Samiullah Shenwari's 3 for...
  • Unveiled: The all-new BMW Mini 19-11-2013 04:24 PM

    BMW unveiled a more fuel efficient, third-generation version of its iconic Mini, as the world's biggest luxury carmaker looks to retain its leadership in the lucrative high-end compact car market.The launch of the three-door hatchback took place at the Mini's production plant in Cowley, Oxford, on the 107th anniversary of the birth of the Mini's founding father Alex Issigonis. Prices will start at about 13,500 pounds ($21,700).
  • Jennifer Lawrence is scared of losing her Oscar trophy 10-11-2013 11:13 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence feels that she may have lost her best actress Oscar, which she had won for her role in 'Silver Linings Playbook' earlier this year. The actress says that she had handed over the award to her parents and requested them to take it to their...
  • Inevitable to have incidents along the boundary: China 29-10-2013 09:48 PM

    Beijing: Buoyed by a border defence pact signed during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit, China, on Tuesday, said it was "inevitable" to have some kind of incidents along the boundary but it was important that both sides worked together to solve them. Problems can occur even if there is fence...
  • Peace at Indo-China border important for improving: PM 24-10-2013 08:51 AM

    Beijing: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that peace at the India-China border is essential for mutual confidence between the two countries. The statement came a day after Singh signed defence agreement with China in Beijing. "Peace at Indo-China border essential for mutual confidence and expansion of our relationship...
  • India-China move towards improving ties, sign border agreements 23-10-2013 09:49 AM

    Beijing: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday signed several agreements including one on border defence along the Line of Actual Control with China in Beijing. Singh, in China on a three day visit, met his counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday morning to sign the deals. The Border Defence Cooperation is...
  • India-China talks begin in Beijing, likely to sign new border agreement 23-10-2013 07:57 AM

    Beijing: A new border agreement is likely to be signed between India and China as Prime Minister Manmohan met his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang on Wednesday morning. The Prime Minister is expected to raise the border incursions along the Line of Actual control as well as stapled visa issue. He...