Cooperation

  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' review: The film feels fresh and zany, impossibly hard to resist August 9, 2014

    Cast: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper Director: James Gunn Guardians of the Galaxy, based on one of the relatively lesser-known comic books in the Marvel canon, is a very different film from the Iron Man, Thor or Captain America movies. Unlike most superhero films today whose storylines and conflicts are inevitably...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' tweet review: A fun space adventure with hilarious one-liners and warm, real characters August 8, 2014

    What do a talking raccoon, a tree creature, a grunting alien, a green chick, and a human outlaw who calls himself Star-Lord, have in common? If you, like many, aren't a fan of the whole 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' series, you'll be a bit lost. But don't worry, we...
  • Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' rockets to USD 94 million domestic debut August 4, 2014

    'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Walt Disney Co's offbeat space adventure featuring extraterrestrial misfits and a talking raccoon, made USD 94 million in ticket sales this weekend, setting a record for an August film opening. The film's strong beginning, however, isn't likely to jumpstart a lackluster summer box office season. The 3D movie,...
  • Akhilesh Yadav orders audit of government departments July 22, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered internal auditing of all the government departments, an official said on Tuesday. The auditing would not only enable financial discipline but would also help in fixing the responsibilities, a spokesman said. A proposal to initiate the internal auditing process was approved by the state...
  • Two Chinese choppers transgressed the LAC, entered Uttarakhand in April, June July 15, 2014

    Two Chinese helicopters entered Indian territory in Uttarakhand on two occasions in April and June after which the Army launched protests with the Chinese Army, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. "Due to differing perception of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) by both India and China, transgressions do occur....
  • Pentagon notifies US Congress of proposed sale of Harpoon missile to India July 3, 2014

    Washington: The Pentagon has notified the US Congress about its decision to sell anti-ship Harpoon missiles to India at an estimated cost of $200 million arguing that it will strengthen India-US strategic relationship and improve security of an important partner. The entire package under the foreign military sale route includes...
  • Crop loans worth Rs 1,000 crore disbursed in the state June 23, 2014

    Crop loans of over Rs 1,000 crore have been disbursed in Chhattisgarh during the ongoing kharif season so far. The Chhattisgarh State Cooperative Bank has set a target to disburse Rs 2,450 crore short-term crop loans through its primary agriculture cooperative committees to farmers this kharif season, an official statement said. Sums...
  • Bike-borne criminals loot Rs 28 lakh cash from Cooperative Bank employees June 14, 2014

    Two bike-borne robbers on Saturday looted Rs 28 lakh from employees of a cooperative bank near here, police said. According to SSP Rajesh Kumar Singh, the unidentified robbers dashed their bike against two employees of Premier Cooperative Bank, who were also on a motorcycle. As the employees fell down, the criminals put...
  • Indian Overseas Bank contributes to women empowerment June 14, 2014

    Woman empowerment has been vital for India's progress and development and the Indian Overseas Bank has been a catalyst in woman growth by introducing self health groups and cooperative societies for rural women. ...
  • Success story of Bihar's Sudha cooperative finds place in NCERT book June 10, 2014

    The success story of Bihar's Sudha milk cooperative, which markets its products under the label "Sudha Dairy", has found place in the NCERT textbooks, officials on Tuesday said. Bihar State Cooperative Milk Producers' Federation (COMPFED) managing director Harjot Kaur said Sudha's success story has been published by the National Council of...
  • Kevon Cooper reported for suspected bowling action May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals' bowler Kevon Cooper has been reported for bowling certain deliveries with a suspected illegal action during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians played here Sunday. The West Indian was reported by on-field umpires Rod Tucker and K. Srinath along with third umpire S. Ravi at...
  • Triple F1 world champion Jack Brabham dead at 88 May 19, 2014

    Sydney: Australian Jack Brabham, who won three Formula One world titles and is the only man to have won the championship driving a car bearing his name, died at the age of 88 on Monday. A fierce competitor, brilliant engineer and astute businessman, Brabham claimed the Formula One titles in 1959...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rare love story disguised as a big-budget superhero film May 12, 2014

    Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Chris Cooper Director: Marc Webb 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' opens not long after the events of the 2012 franchise reboot that ended with Peter Parker promising a dying Captain Stacy to stay away from his daughter for her own protection. It's...
  • Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour April 19, 2014

    Cannes: Sun, celebrities, and a world-renowned film festival have made Cannes synonymous with glamour, guaranteed prime people-watching and a chance to relish the good life against the backdrop of palm trees and yachts. From Brigitte Bardot to Angelina Jolie, Grace Kelly to Nicole Kidman - the stars of yesteryear and today...
  • Japanese agency approves Rs 674 crore loan to Uttarakhand forest project April 15, 2014

    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 April 15, 2014

    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...
  • First look: 'Guardians of the Galaxy', the latest addition to Marvel's cinematic universe April 11, 2014

    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...
  • Riverdale's teenage comic star Archie Andrews to die a hero's death in shocking July edition of 'Life With Archie' series April 9, 2014

    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 to...
  • 'The Young and the Restless' completes 41 years on television March 27, 2014

    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 daytime's...
  • LS polls: Police seize Rs 25 lakh from vehicle, seven detained March 22, 2014

    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 team...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs Netherlands, World Twenty20, Match 7 March 19, 2014

    (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 Tendai Chatara, 11...
  • Sienna Miller in talks for 'American Sniper'? March 19, 2014

    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 was...
  • Dutch player Tim Gruijters accuses team of cheating in World T20 March 17, 2014

    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 get...
  • Overdrive: Review of 2014 Mini Cooper March 15, 2014

    In this episode of Overdrive, we review the 2014 Mini Cooper, all the world motoring news and much more. ...