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  • Taapsee Pannu: Being an actor is a torture for your skin Yesterday

    New Delhi: 'Baby' actress Taapsee Pannu, who has signed up an endorsement deal with skincare brand Everyuth, says the acting profession is a "torture" on one's skin -- but with a mix of right food and liquid intake, she keeps herself glowing. Being in showbiz can have adverse effects on one's...
  • Taapsee Pannu to juggle between Mumbai, Chennai Yesterday

    Chennai: Over the course of the next few months, actress Taapsee Pannu, who was last seen in 'Baby, will be busy hopping between Mumbai and Chennai to accommodate dates for two new projects that she has signed. "Taapsee, who earlier had commitments in Bollywood has finally freed her schedule to accommodate...
  • 2015 edition most followed cricket World Cup: ICC 2 days ago

    Melbourne: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday said that the 2015 World Cup has been the most followed and attended event in cricketing history. "This World Cup has been the most followed and best attended cricket event in history. All over the world, hundreds of millions of fans have been...
  • Michael Clarke quits, who's next? Three contenders 2 days ago

    Melbourne: AFP Sports looks at the main contenders to be Australia's next one-day captain following Michael Clarke's decision to retire from ODIs after Sunday's World Cup final against New Zealand: Steve Smith The favourite following his role as stand-in skipper in Clarke's injury absence for the last three Tests against India this...
  • ICC wary of expansion but keen on cracking US frontier 3 days ago

    Sydney: International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson has warned of the dangers of the game "spreading itself too thin" but said officials were still keen for the sport to fully establish itself in the United States. The 2019 World Cup in England is set to feature 10 teams, four fewer...
  • ICC chief wants World Cup 'shop-window not window-dressing' 4 days ago

    Sydney: The World Cup should be a "shop-window" not "window-dressing" for the game's emerging nations, International Cricket Council chief executive David Richardson said on Thursday. The ICC has come under fire for plans to reduce the number of teams taking part at the next World Cup, in England in 2019, from...
  • Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel gets 3-match ban for stamp 5 days ago

    London: Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel has been banned for three matches after failing to overturn a charge for stamping on the leg of Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea during a Premier League game. The Football Association's Independent Regulatory Commission rejected Skrtel's appeal on Wednesday, leaving Liverpool without its most consistent...
  • David Villa could make Spain return, says Del Bosque 6 days ago

    David Villa's international career is not necessarily over and the striker could return to the squad and extend his Spain scoring record, coach Vicente del Bosque said on Tuesday. It was widely assumed the New York City player, who has 59 goals in 97 games for La Roja, had played for...
  • Rock legend David Crosby hits California jogger with car 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Legendary rock musician David Crosby struck and injured a jogger while driving his car in southern California at the weekend, police said on Monday. Crosby hit 46-year-old Jose Jimenez while driving his Tesla sedan in Santa Ynez, some 30 miles (50 km) northwest of the coastal city of Santa...
  • World Cup 2015: Mitchell Johnson vows to sledge Team India 6 days ago

    Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson says he is considering taking on the role of Australia's Sledger-in-Chief for Thursday's World Cup semi-final against India at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Outspoken opener David Warner has been on his best behaviour at the World Cup after getting into hot water over a series of spats...
  • Liverpool defender Skrtel charged with violent conduct 6 days ago

    Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel was charged with violent conduct for appearing to stamp on Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea during Sunday's Premier League clash, the FA said. The incident, in stoppage-time of United's 2-1 victory at Anfield, was missed by match officials. Slovakia international Skrtel appeared to tread on De Gea's...
  • David Miller low key ahead of South Africa's World Cup semi-final March 22, 2015

    South Africa batsman David Miller has a talent for deadpan humour. Asked if he watched New Zealand's Cricket World Cup quarter-final against the West Indies on Saturday, and more particularly Martin Guptill's unbeaten innings of 237, Miller affects a poker face and says "no ... what happened?" It's unlikely New Zealand's 143-run...
  • Manchester City beat West Brom 3-0 in the Premier League March 21, 2015

    Manchester: Manchester City made the most of a case of mistaken identity and kept alive their faint title hopes thanks to a much-needed 3-0 victory over 10-man West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Much-maligned after their Champions League exit in Barcelona on Wednesday, City needed three points against...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' review: It packs in more than it can comfortably handle in its two-hour running time March 20, 2015

    Director: John Madden Cast: Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Bill Nighy, Dev Patel, Celia Imrie, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, David Strathairn, Richard Gere You have to hand it to them; they didn't lie when they titled it 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. This sequel to 2012's surprise hit, about a group of...
  • Poppy Delevingne: I would have committed murder to be in 'Friends' March 20, 2015

    Los Angeles: Model-actress Poppy Delevingne says she would have "committed murder" to be in 'Friends'. The 28-year-old was obsessed with the 1990s sitcom, which starred Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, David Schwimmer, Matthew Perry and Matt LeBlanc, and would have done anything to land a role in it, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I...
  • Tina Desai: My 'Marigold Hotel' co-stars Maggie Smith, Judi Dench defy the stereotype of old age March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: To get to work with masters like Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Richard Gere is no laughing matter and Tina Desai knew it when she took on the role of 'Sunaina' in the first part of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'. Since then the actress has...
  • As it happened; Australia vs Pakistan, World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final March 20, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) Hosts Australia will have to counter a rising and unpredictable Pakistan in the third cricket World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval. While four-time World Cup winners Australia can easily be termed as favourites going by the past performance and the arsenal they...
  • Veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan unveils Mahatma Gandhi statue in UK March 19, 2015

    A bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled in London on March 15. British Prime Minister David Cameron, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan were present at the ceremony. ...
  • VEST: A special clothing that can let the deaf 'hear,' allow wearers feel what is happening online March 19, 2015

    Vancouver: Neuroscientist David Eagleman hopes that one day a special piece of clothing he has designed will let the deaf "hear" and allow wearers to sense what is happening online without looking at a computer. Eagleman's so-called VEST, whose name comes from the futuristic-sounding "variable extra-sensory transducer," is a sleeveless top...
  • David Warner to captain Sunrisers Hyderabad March 19, 2015

    Hyderabad: Australia's swashbuckling opener David Warner has been appointed captain of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad. The Surisers confirmed late on Wednesday night, tweeting: "Congratulations @davidwarner31 on being the SRH captain for IPL 2015. We wish you all the best!" The left-hander had made it clear late last year that...
  • World Cup 2015: Back-in-form Pakistan look to upset formidable Australia March 19, 2015

    Adelaide: This is quite the irresistible force against the immovable object, a potential humdinger if there was one. Australia, a potent mix of flair and substance, style and method, against Pakistan, effervescent and explosive, emotional and prone to wild mood swings. This has all the trappings of a classic; whether...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan need to maintain aggressive approach against Australia March 19, 2015

    Aggression is the best defence against a team like Australia. And Pakistan's aggression has got a severe blow when Mohammad Irfan has been ruled out of the all-important ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 quarter-final against the host. Irfan could have sent jitters into the strong Australian batting line-up, but such is...
  • Harper Beckham shops hand-in-hand with dad David March 17, 2015

    London: Harper Beckham, daughter of former footballer David Beckham, was seen shopping while holding hands with her celebrity father, here. The duo was seen having having a lovely father-daughter time. David treated his little one to some shopping from children's store Bonpoint and seemed elated to see the delighted youngster with...
  • US shares credible information with Pakistan on Lakhvi: official March 17, 2015

    Washington: The US has said it shared "credible evidence" with Pakistan on LeT operations commander Zaki ur Rehman Lakhvi's involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack, days after it reminded the country its commitment to bring the perpetrators of the horrific attack to justice. "The US has provided credible evidence...
  • Joe Root punch led David Warner to question his career March 16, 2015

    Out of form and out of control, David Warner was a 'volcano' ready to blow when he punched England cricketer Joe Root at a Birmingham bar in 2013, the Australia's opening batsman has said. The 28-year-old opened up about the incident in a candid interview with Channel Nine's current affairs show...
  • 9-foot-tall Mahatma Gandhi statue unveiled at London's iconic Parliament Square March 14, 2015

    London: A historic bronze statue of Mahatma Gandhi was unveiled on Saturday at the Parliament Square in London in a rare honour bestowed by the British government which had been a staunch adversary of the iconic leader during its colonial rule in India. Gandhi's 9-foot statue was unveiled jointly by British...
  • Arun Jaitley arrives in UK for talks, Gandhi statue unveiling March 14, 2015

    London: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday arrived for his first official visit and began his two-day tour with a bilateral meeting over breakfast with UK Chancellor George Osborne at his office. The two ministers are scheduled to address a wide range of topics to further strengthen India-UK ties and more...
  • World Cup 2015: South Africa 'raring to go' in quarters, says David Miller March 12, 2015

    Wellington: South Africa have put their roller-coaster pool performances at the World Cup behind them and are "raring to go" in the knockout rounds, batsman David Miller said on Thursday. Miller, who scored 49 as the Proteas defeated the United Arab Emirates by 146 runs to secure a quarter-final berth, said...