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  • Kapil Dev wins Lifetime Achievement award in UK 1 week ago

    London: Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award at a ceremony in the House of Lords here. The award, constituted by the Indo-European Business Forum (IBEF), was presented to the former India World Cup-winning captain on Wednesday evening for his contribution to the sport and...
  • Four Anurag Kashyap films that have changed the Indian cinemascape forever September 10, 2014

    He is moody, whimsical and erratic. And yet you can never have enough of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. His films are often marred by controversies and not always accepted by the audience at large, but they have always played an important part in bringing positive change to Hindi films. From realistic, hard...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to be considered again for Arjuna Award August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday said the case of boxer Manoj Kumar, who challenged the Arjuna Award committee's decision to not consider him for the honour, will be placed before the panel again and irrespective of its decision, the Sports Ministry will consider his eligibility for the award. The ministry,...
  • Girlfriends are a big nono for Team India manager August 22, 2014

    The debate of Wives and Girlfriends (WAGs) accompanying cricketers on foreign tours has taken a different twist after India's team manager Sunil Dev questioned actress Anushka Sharma's stay with boyfriend Virat Kohli during the Test series in England. Once termed as the most eligible bachelor of Team India, underperforming Kohli has...
  • 'Shame on you Kapil Dev,' an irate Hockey India lays into the legend August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Disgruntled Hockey India (HI) secretary general, Narinder Batra, on Wednesday launched a tirade against cricket legend and head of the Arjuna Awards selection committee Kapil Dev, calling him an opportunist. Batra said the World Cupwinning captain settled an old score with him by ignoring seven hockey players for...
  • Hockey India feels cheated by Arjuna Awards selection committee August 14, 2014

    Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday blasted the Kapil Devled Arjuna Awards selection committee after none of the seven players it had recommended were chosen for the prestigious award. The seven players were Joydeep Kaur and Ritu Rani from the women's team; Dharamvir Singh, V.R. Raghunath, Tushar Khandker, Bharat Chetri and Shivendra...
  • No Khel Ratna to be awarded for the year 2014 August 12, 2014

    The coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is unlikely to be bestowed upon any sportsperson this year as the Selection Committee has decided not to recommend any names for the award. ...
  • No athlete for Khel Ratna in 2014, 15 recommended for Arjuna Award August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The coveted Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna is unlikely to be bestowed upon any sportsperson this year as the Selection Committee has decided not to recommend any names for the award. Athletes Vikas Gowda, Krishna Poonia, Somdev Devvarman, Jeev Milkha Singh, PV Sindhu and Devendra Jhajariya were shortlisted for the...
  • Abhay Deol takes to Twitter to rubbish rumours of doing Kareena Kapoorstarrer 'Bombay Samurai' August 11, 2014

    Abhay Deol's name has often popped up with Kareena Kapoor for "Bombay Samurai". But the actor says he is not part of the Dev Benegaldirected venture. Abhay, who was last seen in his home production "One By Two", took to microblogging site Twitter to clear the air. "So many reports about me...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' trailer: Richard Gere joins the expat residents of the Indian retirement resort August 10, 2014

    The first trailer for director John Madden's sequel to the surprise 2012 boxoffice hit 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' has been released. Simply titled 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel', the film promises more adventures with the expat residents of an Indian retirement resort. And we haven't even come to...
  • Excess cricket behind injuries to fast bowlers: Kapil Dev August 7, 2014

    Manchester: India's former legendary allrounder and captain Kapil Dev, now a television commentator, believes India's current quick bowlers are frequently getting injured because of an excess of cricket. "I used to play only five months of cricket in a year, they play 10 months of cricket a year these days," he...
  • Kapil Dev lambasts India's poor fielding in Southampton defeat August 4, 2014

    Manchester: Former India captain Kapil Dev has criticised the team for dropping catches that allowed England batsmen to take control of the third Test in Southampton. As a result, India lost by 266 runs, squandering their lead in the fivematch series that now stands at 11. The visitors had won the...
  • Dev Benegal's 'Dead End' bags NAFF prize in Seoul July 31, 2014

    Seoul: Indian filmmaker Dev Benegal's dark comedy 'Dead End' was named the best project at the Network of Asian Fantastic Films. The story of a man, who is declared as dead by a shady government department and has to take extreme measures to prove that he is alive, was cowritten by...
  • 2014 Lord's win more special than 1986 July 23, 2014

    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. July 22, 2014

    "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,...
  • Vaidik is entitled to stay behind in Pakistan and do whatever he wants, says Aiyar July 14, 2014

    Ved Pratap Vaidik's interview with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed and the uproar that followed echoed in both the Houses of Parliament on Monday. Mani Shankar Aiyar, a senior Congress leader said, "He is entitled to stay behind in Pakistan and do whatever he wants. How can anyone else be responsible...
  • 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 29yearold Indian beauty and the 24yearold 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 29yearold Indian beauty and the 24yearold 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 40 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 fiveTest series starting on July 9. "This team looks...
  • DU releases first cutoff list, 100 per cent mark in three colleges July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The first cutoff list of Delhi University for its undergraduate courses has for the third time touched the 100 per centmark 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, BCCIIPL 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 (playerturnedofficial) 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 footballs 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...