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  • Lionel Messi out of Argentina friendly due to injury 7 hours 45 minutes ago

    Lionel Messi looks set to miss a second consecutive match because of a foot problem when Argentina meet Ecuador in a friendly in New Jersey on Tuesday. The Barcelona forward has been with Gerardo Martino's squad since the start of last week after tests showed he had no damage to his...
  • Kalki Koechlin, Anurag Kashyap file for divorce 14 hours 21 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Actress Kalki Koechlin, who separated from her husband filmmaker Anurag Kashyap in 2013, has now filed for a divorce and expects to get it soon. Kalki Koechlin, who made her Bollywood debut in Kashyap's 2009 hit movie 'Dev D', tied the knot with him in 2011. In a recent...
  • Electric scooter with swappable batteries to hit markets this summer Yesterday

    New Delhi: An electric scooter developed by Taiwan-based Gogoro is soon to hit Taipei City this summer. The all-electric scooter, dubbed Smartscooter, uses batteries that can be swapped at the company kiosks. The environment-friendly scooter was announced at the CES earlier this year but the launch date or location was unannounced...
  • France recover from Brazil defeat with 2-0 Denmark win in friendly match Yesterday

    Saint-Etienne: France recovered from last week's defeat by Brazil when Alexandre Lacazette and Olivier Giroud earned a second-string side a 2-0 home friendly win over Denmark in St Etienne on Sunday. Lacazette, who was booed by the crowd before kickoff because he plays for St Etienne's bitter rivals Olympique Lyonnais, was...
  • Brazil sink Chile to continue winning run 2 days ago

    Brazil won their eighth successive game since the World Cup as Roberto Firmino's goal gave them a feisty 1-0 victory over Chile in a friendly at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Firmino, a 61st-minute substitute, burst clear after 73 minutes and expertly rounded Chile keeper Claudio Bravo before dispatching a...
  • Argentina, without Lionel Messi, beat El Salvador 2-0 in friendly 2 days ago

    Washington: Ever Banega scored on a deflected shot, Federico Mancuello added a late goal and Argentina beat El Salvador 2-0 in a friendly match on Saturday. Argentina were lackluster without their star Lionel Messi, who stayed on the bench with a bruise on his right foot. The Barcelona star took a...
  • Neymar can break Pele's Brazil goal record, says Dunga 2 days ago

    Brazil striker Neymar, who has scored 43 times for his country and is still only 23, can break Pele's long-standing record of 77 international goals, coach Dunga said on Saturday. Pele, widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time, also helped Brazil win three World Cups, in 1958, 1962...
  • Neymar, Willian shine as Brazil beat France 3-1 4 days ago

    Paris: Striker Neymar scored his 43rd international goal and midfielder Willian set up two as Brazil beat France 3-1 on Thursday in another step in rebuilding their credibility. It was France's first defeat since last year's World Cup, where they lost to Germany in the quarter-finals. Brazil remain unbeaten since hosting...
  • Lukas Podolski spares German blushes against Australia 5 days ago

    Kaiserslautern: Substitute Lukas Podolski grabbed an 81st-minute equaliser to rescue a 2-2 draw for 2014 World Cup winners Germany in an entertaining friendly against Asian champions Australia on Wednesday. Podolski, who has been mainly on the bench for Inter Milan recently, stroked the ball home from close range with his left...
  • World Cup: MS Dhoni's calmness will take India to the final, says best-friend 6 days ago

    Wishing all the success to Team India ahead of the World Cup semi-final, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's best friend Amir Hashmi, who also plays in the domestic fold, thinks his playmate will add another silverware in India's cabinet for the second time. "I am very happy the way India have played in...
  • This 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' style intro for Harry Potter will make you miss both the series so much 1 week ago

    'So no one told you life was gonna be this way...'We all know this song and it incites a sudden surge of feelgood inside your heart, because you know you'll get to see Chandler, Monica, Ross. Rachel, Phoebe and Joey. 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' has been a part of our lives and it...
  • PM Modi reviews progress in Smart City project March 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday reviewed progress on various urban development programmes including addressing of gaps in core physical infrastructure across 500 cities and steps to operationalize the Smart Cities initiative. Noting that towns and cities are emerging as key drivers of economic growth, the Prime Minister emphasized...
  • Real Madrid's Marcelo recalled for Brazil friendlies March 5, 2015

    Brazil coach Dunga has recalled Real Madrid full back Marcelo for friendlies against France and Chile later this month in a squad he said mixed blend youth and experience. There were no surprises in the squad, his last before the Copa America in June, with all 23 players having some international...
  • As PM Modi pushes for renewable energy, Chennai engineering students invent eco-friendly scooter February 19, 2015

    Chennai: Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes for renewable energy, four engineering students in Chennai have invented a solar-powered scooter. The idea behind the eco-friendly scooter is to reduce people's dependence on fossil fuels. Sharath Rajan, student at SA Engineering College, said, "Nowadays many of us are using petrol...
  • Someone recreated the whole of 'F. R. I. E. N. D. S.' in 'Sims' and it looks so very awesome! February 14, 2015

    The Sims is a life simulation video game series that has a worldwide fame and fan following. You can create your characters and lead their lives in any way you want to. One can play it with intentions of excelling and one can try and get really creative. One guy...
  • I was almost replaced in 'Friends': Jennifer Aniston February 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Aniston played Rachel Green in the much-loved comedy sitcom 'Friends' between 1994 and 2004, but the actress says she was nearly replaced just before the show aired. The 45-year-old actress said that producers were thinking of recasting the role of Rachel Green because of Aniston's commitment to another...
  • 'Friends', 'Dekh Bhai Dekh', 'Small Wonder': Why we need to remake old TV classics January 21, 2015

    There's no doubt that television has become an integral part of our lives and with the changing time, the television industry has also transformed rapidly. In the race to cope with the changing trends and tastes of the people, the industry has surely gifted us some amazing entertaining shows, but...
  • Gave 10-15 auditions in a day; prayed hard to get a show, commercial: Ssharad Malhotra shares his tale of struggle December 18, 2014

    Actor Ssharad Malhotra, popular for his portrayal of Maharana Pratap in 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap', had studied at New York Film Academy, an experience which will remain special to him for several reason. In a freewheeling chat with IBNLive.com the very grounded Ssharad speaks about the efforts...
  • Actress Kareena Kapoor to endorse UNICEF campaign for children's benefit December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has been roped in to support Child-Friendly Schools and Systems (CFSS) campaign. It is a joint initiative by DTH provider Tata Sky and Unicef, and Kareena, also the Unicef India celebrity advocate, will support the communication campaign for the initiative including promotional films, mailers and...
  • Ram Gopal Varma is like a drug; You get easily addicted to him, says Telugu actor Nandoo December 2, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Nandoo, who was last seen in Ram Gopal Varma-directed Telugu thriller 'Ice Cream 2', says working with the filmmaker gives him a high as he's like a 'drug'. "Ram Gopal Varma is like a drug. You get easily addicted to him. Most of us fear taking drugs, but we...
  • Firmino strike gives Brazil sixth straight win under Dunga November 19, 2014

    Brazil chalked up their sixth successive win since Dunga replaced Luiz Felipe Scolari as coach following the World Cup when they beat Austria 2-1 with a stunning late drive by Roberto Firmino on Tuesday. Germany-based Firmino fired home from 25 metres in the 83rd minute of the friendly to give Brazil...
  • Raphael Guerreiro scores as Portugal beat Argentina 1-0 November 19, 2014

    'Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi' got top billing at a packed Old Trafford but it was a lesser light who scored as Portugal scraped a 1-0 friendly win over Argentina on Tuesday. Raphael Guerreiro headed the winner in added time after a second half riddled with substitutions and missing the excitement...
  • Joachim Loew on a high after Germany sink Spain in Vigo November 19, 2014

    Beating Spain was the perfect way to end a stellar year, Germany coach Joachim Loew said after the world champions recorded a 1-0 victory in a friendly on Tuesday. The European heavyweights were clashing for the first time since Spain's win by the same scoreline in the 2010 World Cup semi-finals...
  • Wayne Rooney's double helps England thump Scotland November 19, 2014

    England captain Wayne Rooney scored twice after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain headed the opener in a 3-1 win over Scotland as the visitors dominated a typically passionate Auld Enemy friendly at Celtic Park on Tuesday. Rooney took his tally to 46 in his 101st international to move within three goals of Bobby Charlton's...
  • Lionel Messi penalty gives Argentina 2-1 win over Croatia November 13, 2014

    Lionel Messi's penalty earned Argentina a 2-1 win over Croatia after a fortunate equaliser that stood despite an unintentional handball by Sergio Aguero in a friendly at West Ham United's Upton Park ground on Wednesday. Messi scored from the spot in the 57th minute after Aguero had been brought down by...
  • Neymar shines as Brazil crush Turkey 4-0 November 13, 2014

    Neymar scored twice as Brazil continued their winning run under new head coach Dunga with a 4-0 victory against Turkey in a friendly in Istanbul on Wednesday. The 22-year-old Barcelona forward also provided an assist to add to his brace and was aided by a brilliant performance by Chelsea winger Willian. Neymar...
  • Emily Blunt to star in 'Barton and Charlie and Checco and Bill'? November 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: If all goes well, actress Emily Blunt could star opposite Rupert Friend in comedy film "Barton and Charlie and Checco and Bill", which is also the latter's feature directorial debut. The duo last appeared alongside one another in the 2009 docudrama "The Young Victoria". Friend has written the script of...
  • Green Diwali options: Upcycled candle moulds, sandstone diyas October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Upcycled candle moulds, rangoli- inspired bamboo trays and sandstone diyas are some of the 'green options' market players are coming out with to tap on to consumers preferring eco-friendly products this Diwali. While the eco-friendly candles are the much sought after green product this season, a wide range of...
  • All 10 seasons of 'F.R.I.E.N.D.S' coming to Netflix; to be available starting January 1, 2015 October 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: "Friends" may have wrapped up ten years ago, but Ross, Chandler, Monica, Rachel, Phoebe and Joey will appear on Netflix beginning in January, Warner Bros. TV and the online Internet-streaming service said on Wednesday. All 236 episodes of the popular NBC 10-season series, one of the most-watched US shows...
  • Messi, Higuain score twice as Argentina thrash Hong Kong 7-0 October 14, 2014

    Lionel Messi scored twice after coming off the bench as an experimental Argentina side destroyed Hong Kong 7-0 in an international friendly mismatch on Tuesday. Argentina fielded a completely different line-up from the one which lost to Brazil last week but the World Cup finalists still waltzed to a facile triumph. The...