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  • Posing as courier delivery boys, 2 youths rob house July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Two youths posing as courier delivery boys allegedly committed armed robbery on Wednesday at a house in Outer Delhi's Rohini area and also thrashed its elderly woman occupant in the process, police said. Adding a 'filmi' touch to the crime, the robbers are also said to have painted...
  • Watch: Hiro and his powerless robot fight crime in the trailer of 'Big Hero 6' July 16, 2014

    After releasing a string of sneak peeks into its much-anticipated film 'Big Hero 6', Walt Disney Pictures has now released its first full look. 'Big Hero 6', which has been inspired by the Marvel comics by the same name, revolves around the story of Hiro Hamada (Ryan Potter) and his...
  • Gavaskar was as good as Tendulkar, Bradman: Nadkarni July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: The modern generation of cricket followers might feel Sachin Tendulkar is the last word in batting, but for people of the previous generation or even older, Sunil Gavaskar was as good a batsman, according to former Test all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni. "While it is Tendulkar now, then it was Gavaskar. In...
  • The Eagles know why the fans turn up - to hear the oldies June 24, 2014

    London: When veteran California rock band the Eagles hit the stage in London at the weekend, there was no pretense about why people had come to see them or what the band was expected to do. It was a case of play the songs we know, dudes, and please don't change...
  • Caller asked Nusli Wadia to stay away from the Preity-Ness case: sources June 19, 2014

    Mumbai: In what could bring a possible twist in the case filed by Preity Zinta against her former boyfriend Ness Wadia, the business tycoon's father Nusli Wadia has alleged that he has received threat calls from underworld don asking him not to meddle with the actress' case. The Wadia Group has...
  • Jay Z, Beyonce release fake movie trailer; now fans petition to see the real film May 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: Beyonce and Jay Z released a trailer for a fake movie online with guns blazing, and now fans want to see the film actually made. Fans launched a petition Monday on Change.org to support a feature-length version of 'Run'. The trailer that debuted Sunday stars the superstar couple as...
  • Jay Z, Beyonce release fake movie trailer, now fans want to see the film actually made May 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: Beyonce and Jay Z released a trailer for a fake movie online with guns blazing, and now fans want to see the film actually made. Fans launched a petition Monday on Change.org to support a feature-length version of 'Run'. The trailer that debuted Sunday stars the superstar couple as...
  • Don Bradman's first Test bat up for auction May 12, 2014

    Sydney: The cricket bat used by Australian sporting legend Don Bradman to launch his Test career has been put up for auction and is expected to fetch up to Aus$145,000. Bradman, who retired with a yet-to-be-topped Test batting average of 99.94, used the bat to open his Test career in the...
  • Tendulkar greater than Bradman, claims book with 'forensic evidence' April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The jury is still out on whether Sachin Tendulkar retired a greater batsman than late Australian legend Don Bradman but a Chennai-based author claims to have found the "forensic evidence" to prove that the Indian maestro was indeed the better of the two icons. On the eve of Tendulkar's...
  • 10 lesser known cool things Abhishek Bachchan has done in his career that you have forgotten February 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan turned 38 today. He was born on February 5, 1976 to Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan. He debuted as a hero in the year 2000 with JP Dutta's 'Refugee'. Since then, he is constantly under the watchful eyes of film journalists, and there are very...
  • Review: 'The Making of Don' is written like a film's screenplay which helps the readers February 4, 2014

    Book: The Making Of Don Author: Krishna Gopalan When there is a director like Chandra Barot, who established Amitabh Bachchan as an anti-hero in 'Don' (1978), but couldn't make any film in next 13 years, then there is definitely a story, and Krishna Gopalan should be appreciated for his efforts to bring...
  • 'The Making of Don' is a book to be savored February 3, 2014

    How many times it has ever happened with you that you've loved a movie watched it over and over again and have tried to know how and under what circumstances it was made? Even at times you may have wanted to know more about your favorite film, finding consolidated information...
  • Five of Test cricket's greatest fourth innings December 23, 2013

    Johannesburg: The near-historic finish between South Africa and India in the first Test on Sunday is likely to be remembered as one of the game's best ever - even if the end result was a draw. What a draw it was! Chasing a huge 458 to win, South Africa came within...
  • Only Bradman better than Sachin Tendulkar: Michael Clarke November 15, 2013

    Sydney: Australia Test captain Michael Clarke says retiring Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar's greatest achievement is playing international cricket for almost a quarter of a century. Clarke said Tendulkar, who is playing in his 200th and final Test, ranked second only to Australia's Don Bradman as the best batsman of...
  • Fifty little-known Sachin Tendulkar facts November 12, 2013

    As one of the greatest Indian cricketer wraps up his 24-year career, here are some little-known, interesting nuggets about the master. FAMILY 1. The first school Sachin attended as a child was Indian Education Society's New English School in Bandra East. 2. Sachin's elder brother Ajit Tendulkar had played cricket alongside former...
  • Porn can be productive for both men and women: Scarlett Johansson November 9, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson, who plays a character opposed to pornography in Joseph Gordon-Levitt's 'Don Jon', has no hang-ups about it in real life. "I think porn, like anything else, can be enjoyed. It can be productive for both men and women," Marie Claire magazine quoted the 28-year-old as saying,...
  • 'The Don Juans' to open International Film Festival of India October 19, 2013

    Panaji: Czech comedy film 'The Don Juans' directed by Jiri Menzel will open the forthcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to be held in Goa from November 20 to November 30. After chairing a preparatory meeting in Goa to oversee preparations for IFFI, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister...
  • Farhan: Shah Rukh Khan is not playing a Gujarati don in my film October 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has denied reports that Shah Rukh Khan will play a Gujarati don in his next production. He says the superstar essays a gangster instead. "Don't call him a Gujarati don! He is not playing any Gujarati don. The film is based in Gujarat and his character is...
  • Tendulkar greatest contemporary cricketer: Aus media October 11, 2013

    Melbourne: Sachin Tendulkar's impending retirement from Test cricket evoked unreserved admiration for the batting icon from the Australian media which described him the "deity of cricket" and one of the history's two greatest batsmen along with Don Bradman. With the headline 'Tendulkar departs as a deity of cricket', Sydney Morning Herald...
  • Sachin Tendulkar best ever batsman ahead of Bradman in online polls October 10, 2013

    London: Sachin Tendulkar was voted as the greatest batsman of all time, ahead of Don Bradman and Brian Lara, in an online poll conducted by an English newspaper after the news of the Indian batting icon's retirement from Test cricket broke out on Thursday. 'The Telegraph' asked its readers to choose...
  • Porn can be liberating, says Scarlett Johansson October 2, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson, who is seen in porn addiction comedy 'Don Jon', has admitted she is a fan of artistic adult films that don't degrade women. "Pornography can be degrading or can be sexually liberating, if you know how to use it and it is made from an artistic...
  • I want my spinners to do a ''Hollies'' on Sachin Tendulkar: Langer October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: It's no secret that Australian cricketers over the years have respected Sachin Tendulkar more than anyone of his peers but when Perth Scorchers take on Mumbai Indians in a Champions League T20 match on Wednesday, coach Justin Langer would like one of his bowlers do an "Eric Hollies"...
  • Priyanka most dangerous celebrity online: Survey September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra has been named as most dangerous celebrity online in a survey conducted by a cyber security system. Priyanka, who has been part of hit movies like 'Don', 'Agneepath' and 'Barfi!' has replaced Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone in this year's McAfee's Most Dangerous Celebrity survey, said...
  • Sridevi's next is a bilingual? September 18, 2013

    Chennai: Ace Telugu writer Kona Venkat claims that Sridevi was so impressed with his story of his next, but untitled film, that she instantly agreed to work in it. He also said that her husband and filmmaker Boney Kapoor has expressed an interest to produce the project in three languages. "(I) had...
  • Former England captain Brearley to deliver this year's Bradman Oration August 27, 2013

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Tuesday announced that former England captain Mike Brearley will deliver the 11th Sir Donald Bradman Oration here October 23. Speaking on the 105th anniversary of Bradman's birth, CA chief executive officer James Sutherland said they were delighted that Brearley, who captained England in 31 of his...
  • Bradman cricket bat fetches 65,000 dollars at auction August 15, 2013

    Sydney: A bat used by Australian great Donald Bradman and signed by his 1948 "Invincible" team was sold for Aus$61,000 ($65,000) at auction in Melbourne on Thursday, reports said. Bradman used the Sykes bat to score 115 in his final first-class innings at home before the team travelled to England 65...
  • Jennifer Aniston rubbishes pregnancy rumours August 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Aniston has laughed off the rumours of the baby bump and said it may be because she has gained a couple of pounds. The 44-year-old feels people should stop speculation about her personal life. "It does feel a bit like they've exhausted the question, and also the speculations,"...
  • Truth of Verity's death puts Ashes in their place July 30, 2013

    There has already been talk of "campaigns" and "battles" during the ongoing Ashes series. And even the often sober Sydney Morning Herald referred to Australia's 347-run defeat by England in the second Test at Lord's just over a week ago as a "slaughter". Well, to borrow the words of German tennis great...
  • Australia hope spirit of Don Bradman provides Ashes lift July 20, 2013

    London: With Australia's bid to regain the Ashes hanging by a slender thread, Michael Clarke's team would be wise to turn to the spirit of Don Bradman for inspiration. The Australians, already trailing 1-0 in the series, are up against it again in the second Test at Lord's as England look...
  • PM Manmohan Singh condoles Pran's death, calls him an icon July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh condoled the demise of Pran Kishan Sikand, known as Pran, describing him as "an icon" and a talent whose "versatility in etching a lasting impression on cinema audience's mind improved with time". Pran, who has over 400 films to his credit in a career spanning...