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  • Hyundai makes a sportier three-door version of the i20 2 days ago

    Hyundai unveiled the new generation i20 Coupe which is positioned as a three door B-segment car. The car is targeted at young customers as an extension of the i20's appeal. The i20 Coupe gets raked A, B, and C-pillars that are "markedly different from the five-door model", according to Hyundai...
  • Imran Khan ready to resume talks with Pakistan government to end protests 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Opposition leader Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party has agreed to hold talks with the PML-N government after months of stand-off between the two sides over allegations of mass rigging in 2013 polls. The two sides have agreed to resume formal talks from Sunday after they were suspended in August...
  • Indian Super League is here to stay, but what about the I-League? 1 week ago

    The ISL came and, quite rightly, conquered over the sporting world of India. With crowds of over 20,000 at each game, it is quite easy to see the popularity of the tournament. Yet with the end of the inaugural season now fast approaching, a bigger question now arises regarding the...
  • Susan Sarandon to be part of Mommy' director's first English project 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Oscar-winning actresses Susan Sarandon and Kathy Bates have been roped in to be a part of 'Mommy' writer-director Xavier Dolan's debut English-language film. 'The Death and Life of John F Donovan' tells the story of fictional actor Donovan, famous for playing a Marvel-style superhero, whose life and career are...
  • Dempo Sports Club signs Carlos Hernandez for next season December 10, 2014

    Margao: Dempo SC has signed Costa Rican midfielder Carlos Hernandez as its marquee player for the 2014-15 season. Hernandez is currently playing for home club Cartagines in the Costa Rican Premier League. He will miss the Federation Cup as he is expected to join the team on January 15, a club...
  • Tribute paid to 1.5 million Indian soldiers who fought in World War I December 10, 2014

    London: India has paid tribute to the 1.5 million Indian soldiers in the UK who fought along with British troops during the World War I. India's High Commissioner to the UK, Ranjan Mathai, noted there were 1.5 million Indian volunteers or active soldiers who took part in World War I, out...
  • Hyundai Elite i20 Cross likely to be launched in India by February 2015 December 8, 2014

    Various sightings of the Hyundai Elite i20 Cross testing around Chennai have led to much conjecture. Now Hyundai India has confirmed that the car will be launched in India around early 2015, most probably in the month of February. The i20 Cross will be followed by the launch of the...
  • Intex Aqua i5 Octa with a 5-inch display, octa-core processor launched at Rs 7,499 December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Homegrown handset maker Intex Technologies has launched its new smartphone - Aqua i5 Octa - priced at Rs 7,499. The phone is exclusively available on e-commerce site Amazon.in. The dual-SIM smartphone sports a 5-inch display, 1.4 GHz octa-core processor, 1GB RAM, Android KitKat operating system, 13-megapixel rear and 5-megapixel...
  • Hyundai gets 56,000 bookings for Elite i20 in four months December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India today said it has received 56,000 bookings for its premium compact car Elite i20 within four months of its launch. Success of Elite i20 has further strengthened HMIL's position as a premium car manufacturer in India across segments, the company said in a statement. Hyundai Motor India...
  • Indian football feeling the ISL impact - the positive way December 3, 2014

    Many expected it to fizz out, many thought it could never take off in a cricket frenzy nation; but contrary to all those obstacles, the ISL has made a mark on the sporting world in India. So what are the positives that India can take from this mega tournament? The main...
  • Pakistan: Imran Khan alters countrywide 'shut down' plan December 2, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf chief Imran Khan has altered his plan to "shut down" the country on December 16, after being criticised as the protest date coincided with the formal surrender of the army in Bangladesh. Khan, who has been protesting since mid-August, had threatened to paralyze Pakistan on December 16 if...
  • I-T department accepts Jayalalithaa's plea to pay charges instead of prosecution December 1, 2014

    Chennai: In a big relief for former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala, the Income tax department has accepted their plea for compounding alleged offences in filing returns in their individual capacity for the assessment year 1993-94. The Income tax department has informed a court in Chennai...
  • Imran Khan threatens to 'shut down' Pakistan by December 16 November 30, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's opposition leader Imran Khan on Sunday threatened to "shut down" the entire country by December 16 if the Nawaz Sharif Government failed to initiate an impartial probe into the alleged rigging in 2013 general elections. The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief, in a rally outside the Parliament, said that his...
  • Watch: 'Yes I Am The Change', a nationwide film-making movement November 30, 2014

    Mahatma Gandhi once said, be the change you want to see in the world. With this aim in mind, 'Yes I Am The Change', a nationwide film-making movement is mobilising the youth to participate in India's social transformation. ...
  • I-T recovers Rs 100 crore diamond, Rs 10 crore cash from Noida chief engineer's residence November 29, 2014

    Noida: The Income Tax department has recovered diamonds worth Rs 100 crore, 2 kilos of gold and Rs 10 crore in cash from the residence of tainted Noida chief engineer Yadav Singh. Raids were carried out at two dozen locations in NCR simulatenously. It revealed that the official had floated several...
  • Katie Price gets breast reduction surgery for Christmas November 29, 2014

    London: Singer Katie Price returned here looking fragile following a breast reduction surgery that she underwent in Belgium. The surgery was Price's Christmas gift to herself, reports dailymail.co.uk. Price was so upbeat about going under the knife that she even tweeted shots of her new implants while preparing for the surgery. She...
  • 'I' behind the scenes: Vikram fashions himself after Arnold Schwarzenegger, then loses 25 kgs; Shankar transforms Amy Jackson into a motorcycle November 27, 2014

    Did you know that many parts of Shankar's upcoming film 'I' were shot in China? Or that Vikram's look in the film has been inspired by a young Arnold Schwarzenegger? Now you have a chance to wrap your head around these and several other little-known details from the film in...
  • ISL and I-League will merge in 5 to 6 years, hints AIFF official November 27, 2014

    Dubai: India's two rival soccer leagues will merge within five years and will be profitable not long after, a senior official at the country's football association said on Wednesday. The India Super League (ISL), which launched in October under a deluge of publicity, was conceived in an effort to convince India's...
  • Watch: Priyanka Chopra sings 'Imagine' with John Lennon, Courtney Cox, Will.I.Am, Sunidhi Chauhan for UNICEF November 21, 2014

    Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and over 50 world artistes came together to sing for this promotional video for UNICEF. #IMAGINE is an initiative uniting millions of people to raise awareness and funds for children's rights globally. In collaboration with David Guetta and Yoko Ono, UNICEF plans to bring the world...
  • Burdwan blast probe: NIA arrests a Myanmar national for alleged role in organising terror camps November 18, 2014

    Hyderabad: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a Burmese national Khalid Mohammed from Hyderabad for his alleged involvement in the Burdwan blast case probe. The Burmese national is allegedly an IED maker belonging to the Rohingya Muslim solidarity group. He is believed to have have organised terror camps along...
  • Allan Border calls for end to T20 internationals November 11, 2014

    Sydney: Former Australia captain Allan Border has called for an end to Twenty20 internationals outside the World Cup and hopes the 50-over game will not be allowed to "wither and die". Australia's domestic international season began last week when they played three T20s against South Africa with both sides fielding weakened...
  • No regrets for not playing Indian Super League: Sunil Chhetri November 10, 2014

    Imagine Indian cricket without Sachin Tendulkar or the Indian Premier League with no Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Hard to digest, isn't it? However, that's what has happened with India in football. At a time when Indian football, immensely popular at one point of time but now confined to a few...
  • I-League: Kalyani Group appoints Stuart Watkiss as head coach November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Kalyani Group on Tuesday appointed Stuart Watkiss as the head coach for their football team that will participate in the 2014-15 season of the I-League slated to begin January 17 next year. The 48-year-old Watkiss, who holds the UEFA A and B coaching licenses will join the Pune-based...
  • Foreign hand cannot be ruled out in Wagah Border attack: Pakistan November 4, 2014

    Lahore: Pakistan's Punjab government on Monday said the involvement of a "foreign hand" could not be ruled out in the Wagah Border suicide bombing, even after three homegrown militant factions separately claimed responsibility for the attack that killed at least 61 people. "Foreign hand cannot be ruled out in the...
  • Need a structured war history of Indian soldiers: Arun Jaitley October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday tasked Army chief Gen. Dalbir Singh with preparing a structured history of all the wars that India Army has fought. Jaitley said that there is a need today to have a structured history of the contribution of Indian soldiers, both in book...
  • Pakistan enthusiastically observes Diwali this time October 26, 2014

    Lahore: Diwali, the festival of lights was celebrated enthusiastically this time in Pakistan as the federal government officially patronised the Hindu festival especially in Punjab province. For the first time, the Senate observed a holiday on the occasion of Diwali. Not lagging behind, the other mainstream parties including Pakistan People's...
  • Mohammedan Sporting not shutting down, to play in all tournaments October 24, 2014

    Kolkata: Just days after shocking the football fraternity by declaring they were shutting down for the season due to acute funds crunch, the city's 123-year-old club Mohammedan Sporting on Friday announced that they would play in all tournaments and resume practice on Saturday. "After the wide media coverage (of our shutdown),...
  • Hyundai Elite i20-based crossover coming in early 2015 October 21, 2014

    It seems like carmakers who don't have a product to contend with the compact SUVs are resorting to converting their hatchbacks into make-do crossovers with rugged looking body kits and roof rails. More than a smart move, it seems like a desperate attempt to gain some market share. While such...
  • Mohammedan Sporting dismiss talks of closure, says will not play in I-League Div 2 October 21, 2014

    Mohammedan Sporting have opted against playing in the second division I-League and the club has also pulled out of Durand Cup football tournament, beginning October 28, apparently due to financial crisis. Dismissing reports that the club was being disbanded, president and MP Sultan Ahmed told PTI: "We will not play in...
  • 123-year-old football club Mohammedan Sporting shuts shop October 20, 2014

    One of Indian football's oldest clubs Mohammedan Sporting has decided to shut down operations due to lack of funds. ...