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  • 2014 Lord's win more special than 1986 5 days ago

    Winning the second Test of the ongoing series in England, Indian cricket's only second triumph at Lord's, has brought back memories of India's first Test win at the Home of Cricket in 1986 when the visitors beat the Englishmen by five wickets. Ishant Sharma's spell of 7 for 74 on the...
  • Snapshot: OMG! Kapil Dev spotted wearing the trippiest pair of pants ever invented. Enter the hypnotic grid. 6 days ago

    "Bet you never saw kapil dev in these trousers! at the botham charity day" tweeted cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle helpfully attaching a picture of the famous cricketer in what can only be described as the trippiest pair of pants man (or woman) has ever invented. Enter the grid, human. ...
  • Nepal to hold local elections in January July 15, 2014

    Kathmandu: Nepal will hold local elections in January 2015 after a gap of 16 years, Deputy Prime Minister Bam Dev Gautam said on Tuesday. The elections for the leadership of local bodies -- village development committees and municipalities -- should have been held every five years. But due to political instability,...
  • Freida Pinto won't work with Dev Patel again July 7, 2014

    LOndon:'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto has no intention of starring opposite her boyfriend Dev Patel in future and wants to save the 'magic' for their personal lives. The 29-year-old Indian beauty and the 24-year-old British actor fell in love on the set of their 2008 movie, 'Slumdog Millionaire,' but aren't interested...
  • Why doesn't Freida Pinto want to work with beau Dev Patel? July 7, 2014

    London: 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto has no intention of starring opposite her boyfriend Dev Patel in future and wants to save the 'magic' for their personal lives. The 29-year-old Indian beauty and the 24-year-old British actor fell in love on the set of their 2008 movie, 'Slumdog Millionaire,' but aren't...
  • Kapil Dev wants Indian batsmen to deliver in England July 1, 2014

    Though India were thrashed 4-0 in their last tour to England, former captain Kapil Dev is of the opinion that if the current set of batsmen delivers big, the bowling attack, even sans Zaheer Khan, is capable of complementing them in the five-Test series starting on July 9. "This team looks...
  • DU releases first cut-off list, 100 per cent mark in three colleges July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The first cut-off list of Delhi University for its undergraduate courses has for the third time touched the 100 per cent-mark with three rank outsider colleges this time putting the ceiling at maximum for admission to its B.Sc (Computer Science) course. After much delay due to the row over...
  • IPL 7: Bringing change is a challenge, says Sunil Gavaskar May 30, 2014

    As his tenure will come to an end after the conclusion of the IPL final on June 1, BCCI-IPL president Sunil Gavaskar feels effective implementation of ideas is a big challenge for any former player who wants to don the administrator's hat. "The biggest challenge for him (player-turned-official) is to...
  • Being an MP will not diminish my star appeal: Bengali actor Dev May 23, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengali movie star and now MP Dev does not feel that his new status would detract his star appeal from fans who may be supporters of rival political parties. "I do not think me being elected on a Trinamool Congress ticket will in any way diminish my popularity with fans...
  • After Sunil Gavaskar and Sehwag, Kapil Dev to shoot with Kapil Sharma May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Kapil Dev will meet Kapil Sharma on 'Comedy Nights With Kapil' very soon! Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev is said to have been keen to be part of the comedy show ever since he saw Sunil Gavaskar and Virender Sehwag's appearance. "Kapil (Sharma) is extremely thrilled because he has been...
  • Four FIFA courses allotted to India May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: World football`s governing body FIFA has allotted four courses to India for overall development of the country's referees. Amit Ranjan Dev on Monday chaired the All India Football Federation's Referee Committee meeting, which was held at the Football House. The committee appreciated FIFA's approval for four courses for further development...
  • Narendra Modi or Arvind Kejriwal, who will be the next 'Banarasi Babu' after Dev Anand and Govinda? May 12, 2014

    As two of India's top contenders for the Prime Minister's post battle it out at Varanasi, both reaching out to the city's residents through impassioned speeches and pitches, we would like to remind you who the real 'Banarasi Babu' of Bollywood were. Govinda and Dev Anand played the titular role in...
  • Fire on 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' set, no injuries April 29, 2014

    Mumbai: A fire broke out on one of the sets of Life OK's mythological show 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' Tuesday afternoon, but "no one suffered any injuries", said a statement from the channel. The fire broke on the sets put up at Naigaon here around 1 p.m. Five fire engines tried...
  • LS polls: Over 400 sensitive polling booths in Delhi, says EC April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: There are over 400 sensitive and 90 hyper-sensitive polling booths in the national capital where balloting would be videographed, Delhi Chief Electoral Officer Vijay Dev said on Tuesday. "There are 417 sensitive booths and 90 hyper-sensitive booths, special arrangements have been made in these booths. The polling process would...
  • EC likely to issue notice to TMC actor candidate Dev over 'rape' comments March 25, 2014

    The Election Commission is likely to issue a notice to Bengali cine star Deepak Adhikari, alias Dev, a Trinamool Congress candidate from West Bengal, for his controversial comments on comparing poll campaign with rape. This was conveyed to a joint delegation of several women's organisations, who met Election Commissioner H S...
  • No question of removing Dhoni from captaincy, says Kapil Dev March 25, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Calling Mahendra Singh Dhoni one of the best finishers in limited-overs game, cricket legend Kapil Dev on Tuesday backed the Indian captain to continue leading the team in all three formats and said there should not be any question about his replacement. The 55-year-old Kapil, who is here as...
  • Virat Kohli will break more records than anyone else: Kapil Dev March 25, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Former captain Kapil Dev on Tuesday said that Indian batting's mainstay Virat Kohli will rewrite more records than anyone else in world cricket and believed the Delhi batsman has realistic chances of "bettering" even Sachin Tendulkar's career graph if he remains injury-free. "Without any doubt Kohli will make more...
  • Bengali star Trinamool candidate Dev reminds us why rape jokes are always inappropriate and why we won't 'lighten up' March 24, 2014

    Bengali superstar and Trinamool's candidate from the Ghatal Lok Sabha constituency Dev Adhikari said his busy political campaign and the media focus on it felt like "getting raped". He elaborated in an interview with the Bengali daily 'Ebela', "it's like getting raped yaar, you can shout or you can enjoy". ...
  • WB: Political parties attack TMC candidate actor Dev's 'rape' comments March 24, 2014

    Bengali movie star Dev on Monday likened the Lok Sabha poll frenzy surrounding him to "being raped", prompting condemnation from political parties and women. Dev is contesting on a Trinamool Congress ticket from Ghatal in West Midnapore district of West Bengal. Talking to Bengali tabloid, the actor-turned-politician said: "Eighty percent of the...
  • If Barack Obama can run America, why should the young generation in Bengal lag behind, asks matinee idol Dev March 19, 2014

    Midnapore: Amid frenzied cheers from thousands of adoring fans rooting for him, Bengal's reigning matinee idol Dev began his campaign for the Lok Sabha election on Tuesday, urging the youth to turn out in large numbers at the polling booths. Soaking in the adulation of the crowd at the Aurobindo...
  • Why did Mohit Raina skip special Holi party? March 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Mohit Raina, the star of Life OK's flagship show 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev', skipped a special Holi celebration party organised by the channel recently. His absence from the event raised many questions. If a source is to be believed, the reason could lie in the fact that his off-screen lady...
  • Mamata Banerjee defends inclusion of celebrities in candidate list March 11, 2014

    Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday put up a strong defence against criticism that she stressed on glamour and star power while deciding the party's list of Lok Sabha poll candidates, saying she wanted them to have a say in national politics. TMC's list of candidates, which contained names of...
  • Mohanlal to romance Mia in Malayalam film 'Mr Fraud' January 18, 2014

    After the success of his Malayalam film 'Drishyam', Mohanlal will soon join the sets of his upcoming film 'Mr Fraud'. Directed by B Unnikrishnan, Mohanlal will apparently be seen opposite Mia in the film. The two had earlier worked in 'Red Wine'. 'Mr Fraud' is a dark thriller which will...
  • Kapil Dev conferred with BCCI 'Lifetime Achievement Award' January 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India captain Kapil Dev was on Saturday honoured with the C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the BCCI at its seventh annual awards ceremony on Saturday. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was bestowed with the Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricket last season. Ashwin in the 2012-13 season...
  • Ranji Trophy quarters: Rasool takes five as Punjab-J and K match heads for close finish January 10, 2014

    Vadodara: Jammu and Kashmir skipper Parvez Rasool continued his brilliant allround performance with a five-wicket haul as their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match seemed headed for an exciting finish with Punjab leaving them with a target of 324 for a historic victory. At stumps, J&K were 77 for two needing another 247...