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  • No security check at Mumbai school: Survey 21 hours 51 minutes ago

    No security check at second Mumbai school surveyed by CNN-IBN. The team spent 5 hours inside a Mumbai school only to realise that many government safety norms were being violated. ...
  • Watch: How safe are schools in Kolkata 22 hours 11 minutes ago

    The Abhinav Bharati High school in Kolkata has no guards standing outside its main gate. But one has to sign a register before entering the school premises stating one's details. ...
  • Kamal Haasan wishes guru K Balachander a speedy recovery 2 days ago

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has wished his guru K. Balachander, who has been hospitalised due to fever and some age-related ailments, a speedy recovery. Meanwhile, the veteran filmmaker's health is improving, doctors have said. Balachander, 84, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital here Monday. Haasan is currently busy with the post-production work of...
  • Onir in no hurry to direct 'Life In A...Metro 2' 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Onir says he will begin working on the sequel of "Life In A...Metro" only once he is done making "Shab" and another film that he has on his plate. "Right now I am busy with my film 'Shab'. So, once I finish this film, I have one more film...
  • IPL: Sundar Raman pulled up by SC, questions BCCI's rule 6.2.4 2 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday made it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and pulled up IPL COO Raman for his silence in the entire issue. ...
  • Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera named in match-fixing case 3 days ago

    Madrid: Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera and Atletico Madrid captain Gabriel "Gabi" Fernandez were named Monday as suspects in a match-fixing probe launched by Spain's state prosecutor. They were identified when the prosecutor issued an official complaint and asked the judiciary to investigate officials and players linked to football clubs Zaragoza...
  • N Srinivasan, IS Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday decided to examine the controversial amendment in the BCCI rules which enables office bearers to own teams in the IPL and Champions League amidst raging debate over conflict of interest issue. The apex court termed the issue of conflict of interest "relevant" and decided...
  • SC to examine validity of BCCI's rule 6.2.4 permitting conflict of interest 3 days ago

    The Supreme Court on Monday hit the nail on the head by making it clear that BCCI's rule 6.2.4 under which conflict of interest is permissible will be examined and the court will also determine the validity of the same. BCCI has already found itself in a lot of trouble following...
  • IPL Spot-Fixing: Pressure on N Srinivasan as hearing resumes today 3 days ago

    The Supreme Court hearing on Justice Mukul Mudgal committee's report on IPL corruption and spot-fixing scandal will resume on Monday. The BCCI chief-in-exile, N Srinivasan, on December 10 submitted an undertaking in Supreme Court saying that if he is elected BCCI President, he will keep himself away from all the...
  • A.R. Rahman in Oscar race again 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: Double Oscar winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman is once again in the race for an Academy Award. Among the 114 scores in contention for a nomination in the Original Score category for the 87th Oscars, the Mozart of Madras stands a chance with three mentions. His work for 'Million...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • Nagraj Manjule's 'Fandry', Geethu Mohandas's 'Liar's Dice' out of Golden Globe race 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Acclaimed Indian films "Fandry" and "Liar's Dice", which were among the 53 motion pictures approved for Golden Globe consideration in the foreign language category, are not part of the final nomination list for the 72nd edition of the awards ceremony. Nagraj Manjule's Marathi film "Fandry", revolving around an "untouchable"...
  • Indian Navy engineer found dead on INS Godavari near Porbandar 1 week ago

    Ahmedabad: A 24-year-old Indian Navy engineer allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself onboard the INS Godavari, a naval ship sailing near Porbandar coast, early Thursday morning, the police said. He has been identified by the police as Narottamsinh Tomar (24), a resident of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, who served as...
  • It's fine if you call me horror queen as long as you watch my films and get entertained: Bipasha Basu December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Bipasha Basu, who has done a string of horror and supernatural films, is happy with the tag of "horror queen" as long as audiences watch her films and get entertained. "I think I have done 60 films and almost equal number in horror genre but off late I have...
  • Sport leagues have given talent a change: Amitabh Bachchan December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels the various leagues on sport have undergone a metamorphosis in terms of showcasing talent. The 72-year-old actor, who recently met international players at the ongoing International Tennis Premier League (ITPL), said these gaming events have brought national integration. "So many Sport Leagues erupting all over the...
  • Xiaomi's India debut one of the most talked-about topics on Facebook in India in 2014 December 10, 2014

    New Delhi: It's that time of the year when Facebook takes a look back at the redefining moments of the year and curates a list of the most talked-about topics and events on its social networking site. This year's list is out and Xiaomi's India debut has come out as...
  • Kerala: Kozhikode's 'Kiss of Love' protest fails to take off, police drag protestors December 7, 2014

    Kozhikode: The 'Kiss of Love' protest against moral policing on Sunday was marred by sporadic violence in parts of the city with those for and against it coming to blows creating a tense situation, following which police chased them away with lathis and took few of them into custody. About 20-odd...
  • Sam Smith, Beyonce, Pharrell lead Grammys with six nods each December 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: British soul-pop artist Sam Smith, R&B star Beyonce and singer-producer Pharrell Williams led artists with six Grammy nominations each, including nods for the top prize of Album of the Year, the Recording Academy said Friday. Smith's 'In the Lonely Hour,' Beyonce's self-titled album and Pharrell's 'Girl' joined rocker Beck's...
  • Singer Kumar Sanu joins BJP, says he is not interested in contesting elections but work towards building schools in Bengal December 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Famed Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu, who recently joined BJP, Saturday said he was not inclined to contest elections and would rather work towards eliminating illiteracy from West Bengal. On his maiden visit to the state after joining the Bharatiya Janata Party, Sanu also praised fellow singer and party MP Babul...
  • When Aamir Khan had litti-chokha at a roadside shop in Patna during 'PK' promotions December 7, 2014

    Patna: Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, who was in the Bihar capital Saturday to promote his upcoming film 'PK', visited a roadside shop and enjoyed Bihari delicacy litti-chokha. Aamir told the media he enjoys the special taste of litti-chokha. "It is known for its unique taste. I love to eat litti-chokha." As news...
  • India tour of Australia: a brief history December 6, 2014

    India's dream of winning a Test series in Australia hasn't fulfilled yet. They have toured Australia 10 times but never returned home with the trophy. Here is a look-back at India's performance in Australia from 1947 to 2012. 1947-48: India's first experience on the Australian soil came when the...
  • Siddharth Shukla, Surveen Chawla, Jay Bhanushali: TV actors who made their Bollywood debut in 2014 December 4, 2014

    2014 proved lucky for some popular TV stars as well. For the year brought them the much-awaited opportunity to make their Bollywood debuts. So yes, while their shows on the small screen helped them grab everyone's attention, their first film helped them make a mark. Take a look at the...
  • Match-fixers to face up to seven years in prison in New Zealand December 4, 2014

    People convicted of sports match-fixing in New Zealand will face up to seven years in prison under new legislation passed by the country's government on Thursday. The Crimes (Match-fixing) Amendment Bill was part of a raft of measures introduced by New Zealand's government in the past 12 months in an effort...
  • INS Sindhurakshak tragedy may be a result of human error: Navy Chief Admiral Dhowan December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Nearly 18 months after an explosion on board submarine INS Sindhurakshak sunk the vessel, killing 18 personnel, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan on Wednesday indicated that human error besides other factors could have led to the tragedy. Addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day, he noted...
  • Japan should be part of 'Make in India' programme: Ravi Shankar Prasad December 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India and Japan are natural partners in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) and Japan should take part in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Make in India initiative, Communications and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday. "I invite Japan to come and Make in India....
  • Reese Witherspoon faced difficulties in playing a drug addict in 'Wild' December 2, 2014

    London: Actress Reese Witherspoon found it hard and confusing to play a drug addict who embarks on a life altering journey in 'Wild'. The actress, who has never used drugs, said she took on the role because she knew it was going to be special, reported UK's Harper's Bazaar magazine. The...
  • The hypocrisy surrounding sex in India is widespread, it's still treated as a taboo subject: Ranveer Singh December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Ranveer Singh, who emerged as a sex icon with his bold condom ad campaign 'Do the Rex', says sex is natural and it's time to bring it out of the bedroom. "Sex is a beautiful and perfectly natural phenomenon. Everyone does it and by no means is it...
  • Angelina Jolie involved in car crash? December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Angelina Jolie was reportedly involved in a car crash after her vehicle skidded in the rain here. The 39-year-old was returning from a screening for her new film 'Unbroken' Sunday, when the car reportedly skidded, hit a curb, and two of its tyres burst, reports mirror.co.uk. As per reports...
  • Stoppard called 'greatest living playwright' at London Theatre Awards December 1, 2014

    London: Tom Stoppard was given a special award as "the greatest living playwright" on Sunday at the 60th London Evening Standard Theatre Awards in recognition of more than a half century of work that has won him an Academy Award and four Tony Awards. The 77-year-old Czech-born author, whose plays include...
  • My responsibility to nourish Natural Economic Zone for North East, says Modi in Kohima December 1, 2014

    Kohima: Reaching out to the North East, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his priority is to nourish the land as a Natural Economic Zone. "My responsibility is to nourish the NEZ for NE which means Natural Economic Zone for the North East," he said. He also announced a special...