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  • Actress Rita Wilson undergoes double mastectomy for breast cancer 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Rita Wilson, the actress and wife of actor Tom Hanks, said she underwent a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after being diagnosed with an invasive form of breast cancer. "I am recovering and most importantly, expected to make a full recovery. Why? Because I caught this early, have excellent...
  • 10 posters that perfectly sum up the hypocrisy that plagues our society April 13, 2015

    Even though we live in a nation that is on its way to become more and more progressive each day, we still have a lot to learn. There is a lot of double standards still prevalent in our society which somehow manages to stop us from progressing and reaching that...
  • India, Mauritius agree to push forward negotiations on DTAT March 12, 2015

    Port Louis: India and Mauritius have agreed to push forward their negotiations for a long pending revision of Double Taxation Avoidance Treaty (DTAT), asserting that their objective is to prevent the "abuse" of the convention. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritian counterpart Sir Anerood Jugnauth expressed this resolve during their...
  • Delhi-Lucknow double decker train to be launched soon February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The much awaited AC double-decker train between New Delhi and Lucknow will be launched shortly as the clearnce for its operation has been obtained. "We have got the clearance from Commissioner Railway Safety (CRS) for the double-decker train for Lucknow," Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said in New Delhi on...
  • When Dakota Johnson opted for a derriere double for a raunchy scene in 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' February 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' actress Dakota Johnson says she used a derriere double for a raunchy scene of the movie, in which her co-star Jamie Dornan had to whip her. The actress, who has shot multiple sex scenes for the erotica drama, opened up about the 'punishment' scene while...
  • Special to win the Australian Open mixed doubles with Hingis: Paes February 2, 2015

    India's Leander Paes and Swiss Martina Hingis turned back the clock to post a sensational win in the Australian Open mixed-doubles final and improve their respective Grand Slam count to 15. ...
  • Leander Paes-Martina Hingis win Australian Open mixed doubles title February 1, 2015

    Indian tennis ace Leander Paes clinched his 15th Grand Slam title as he and Swiss ace Martina Hingis won the Australian Open mixed-doubles title on Sunday. ...
  • Rajinikath-starrer 'Lingaa' gets 'U' certificate; suitable to watch for all age groups November 26, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil actioner 'Lingaa' has been passed with a 'U' certificate by the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), making it suitable to watch for all age groups. The film will release in cinemas on December 12 in Tamil, Hindi and Telugu. "'Lingaa' will release on Rajinikanth's birthday. The censors...
  • Former cricketers laud Rohit Sharma's historic feat November 13, 2014

    Arjuna Ranatunga and Adam Gilchrist joined others in praising Rohit for his record-breaking knock of 264 against Sri Lanka in the 4th ODI. ...
  • Twitterview: Reactions to Rohit Sharma's historic double century November 13, 2014

    Rohit Sharma registered his name in the history books on Thursday by becoming the first man ever to score two double centuries in ODI cricket, hammering the Sri Lankans for 264 runs in Kolkata to send records tumbling. Rohit's record feat came about in just 173 balls, including 33 fours and...
  • Qatar Airways' free companion travel offer October 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Qatar Airways on Tuesday launched a limited-period global sales offer of free companion travel for business class passengers across most of its network. The promotion, called 'Double the Luxury' offer, would be up for sale till October 31 and travel until March 31 next year to select destinations...
  • AR Rahman's son Ameen likely to sing in Mani Ratnam's next September 27, 2014

    Chennai: Double Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman Friday said that his son Ameen might sing in filmmaker Mani Ratnam's yet-untitled upcoming bilingual project. Ameen, 12, has already crooned the song "NaNa" from "Couple's Retreat". "A lot of filmmakers want Ameen to act, but I want him to concentrate on studying. He might sing...
  • I hope to win Wimbledon one day, says US Open winner Sania Mirza September 7, 2014

    Sania, who won the US Open mixed doubles with her Brazilian partner Bruno Soares, spoke to CNNIBN upon returning from New York. ...
  • Makarova, Vesnina win US Open women's doubles title September 7, 2014

    New York: Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina won their second Grand Slam women's doubles title, ending Martina Hingis' run at the US Open. The fourthseeded Russians rallied after losing the first set to beat Hingis and Flavia Pennetta 26, 63, 62 on Saturday night. "Definitely, it was so amazing," Makarova said. "I'm...
  • Sania Mirza advances to 2nd round of mixed doubles at US Open August 28, 2014

    New York: Indian tennis player Sania Mirza with Brazilian partner Bruno Soares progressed to the second round of the mixed doubles competitions of the US Open at the Flushing Meadows. It wasn't exactly an easy opener for the top seeds as they needed an hour and eight minutes to move past...
  • Bollywood Blockbusters: Dharmendra talks about his journey in the film industry, forthcoming film August 27, 2014

    Dharmendra was awarded Filmfare award for Lifetime Achievement for his contribution to Indian cinema in 1997. In a career spanning over 5 decades, Dharmendra has worked in about 300 films. His forthcoming Punjabi film 'Double Di Trouble' is set to release on August 29. ...
  • CWG 2014: Mohammed Asab wins bronze in men's double trap July 27, 2014

    Glasgow: Mohammed Asab bagged a bronze after missing out of the gold medal contest in a tense shootoff to give India their second medal from shooting in the Commonwealth Games on Sunday. The 26yearold Asab, who topped the qualification round, and Englishmen Steven Scott and Matthew French were tied at 27...
  • Double take: Rajinikanth to play a district collector and a 'secret character' in 'Lingaa' July 2, 2014

    Chennai: Superstar Rajinikanth, who is currently busy shooting for Tamil actioner 'Lingaa', will be seen in dual avatar in the film. He will be playing a district collector and an unknown role in a flashback sequence. "Rajini sir is playing double role in the film. He plays a district collector in...
  • Peng ShuaiHsieh Suwei win French Open women's doubles June 8, 2014

    Topseeded Peng Shuai of China and Hsieh Suwei of Taiwan won their second Grand Slam title together by defeating Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci of Italy 64, 61 in the final of the French Open women's doubles on Sunday. Peng and Shuai also won the women's doubles title at Wimbledon and...
  • Emirates to launch A380 MumbaiDubai flight from July 21 May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Gulf carrier Emirates on Wednesday announced the launch of its A380 operations between Mumbai and Dubai from July 21 adding a capacity of 2,127 seats per week in each direction. It will be the second global carrier after Singapore Airlines (SIA) which was set to start its superjumbo flights...
  • Snapshot: Inside the doubledecker coach of the superfast express train to be introduced between Kacheguda and Guntur May 12, 2014

    South Central Railway will soon introduce two new airconditioned double decker biweekly superfast express train services between KachegudaGunturKacheguda and Tirupati as announced in the Interim Railway Budget 2014. The maiden service of the first ever double decker train will commence on May 13, 2014 from Kacheguda to Guntur. ...
  • Suspense and gangsters come to Delhi in the form of a 'noir' film festival May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as eight Hollywood movies dealing with the subject of suspense, gangsters, and crime will be showcased in the capital during the "Film Noir" festival, the organisers said Monday. The threeday festival, starting May 8, is aimed at helping film buffs to understand this genre through interactive sessions...
  • India's first double-decker flyover opens in Mumbai April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: India's first double-decker flyover was opened for public use in this west coast megapolis and the country's commercial capital on Friday. The project - Santacruz-Chembur Link Road (SCLR) - will provide a critical east-west suburban link in the city and has slashed travel time from the earlier 90 minutes to...
  • Congress has double standards on corruption, accuses Modi March 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In the run up to elections 2014, the battle is heating up and the war of words is intensifying. As leaders raise the pitch and parties try to trump each other over who has the moral right over fighting corruption, Narendra Modi at rallies across Maharashtra this Sunday...
  • Angelina Jolie to undergo another surgery after double mastectomy March 17, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie, who had a double mastectomy in May last year, says "there's still another surgery to have, which I haven't yet". The 38-year-old had a double mastectomy and reconstructive surgery after being told she had an 87 percent risk of breast cancer because she carries the BRCA1...
  • Happy I made the decision: Angelina Jolie on double mastectomy March 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Angelina Jolie, who underwent a preventive double mastectomy in 2013, is happy with her decision and says she is very "fortunate to have a good recovery". The 38-year-old talked about her life post surgery in an interview with Entertainment Weekly magazine, reports huffingtonpost.com. "I'm great! I'm very happy I made...
  • As it happened: Sania Mirza in Australian Open Mixed Doubles Final January 26, 2014

    Sania Mirza stands just one win away from clinching her third mixed doubles Grand Slam title after the Indian and her Romanian partner Horia Tecau entered the Australian Open final with a comefrombehind win on Friday. Sania and Tecau defeated the Australian pair of Jarmila Gajdosova and Matthew Ebden 26, 63,...
  • Ronjan Sodhi wins the first national title in shooting December 26, 2013

    Sodhi, who has pretty much dominated the international calendar in double trap over the years, has had a pretty disappointing 2013. ...