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  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Raja Natwarlal', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 'Step Up: All In' Yesterday

    In this episode on Now Showing, CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Raja Natwarlal', 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles', 'Step Up: All In'. Also on the show, Masand talks to Bollywood actress Tabu on her upcoming film 'Haider'. ...
  • 100 days of Modi government: One-man show so far, doubts linger over its success Yesterday

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government completes 100 days in power, one wonders whether the last hundred days have been a one-man show and whether it will continue to be so for the next four years. The 2014 general elections were interesting not only because Modi was the face of...
  • I will oppose if Srinivasan or BCCI tries to delay annual general meeting: Verma Yesterday

    New Delhi: The face of the anti N Srinivasan camp Aditya Verma on Friday said that he will "oppose" any kind of move from either BCCI or their president-in-exile N Srinivasan to try and delay the Annual General Meeting of the cricket board which is slated to be held by...
  • India should make ICC more democratic: PCB Chief Shahryar Khan Yesterday

    Newly-appointed Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shahryar Khan wants cricketing "powerhouse" India to encourage "democracy" in the functioning of the ICC after being forced to let BCCI have the control of the governing body along with England and Australia. PCB was the last of the ICC members to give its consent...
  • 'Step Up: All In' review: Too much plot and less dancing defeats the film's very purpose Yesterday

    Cast: Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan, and Adam G Sevani Director: Trish Sie With Step Up: All In, we've arrived at the fifth installment in the dance-movie franchise, although - let's face it - they really keep making the same movie over and over again. Sure the faces change, and they move...
  • 'Step Up All In' tweet review: Even with amazingly choreographed dance sequences, the film is a let down Yesterday

    The 'Step Up' series is one of those uncommon franchise that has shown success and growth with each installment. Just like the way in which dance numbers are now more about spunk, energy and how flashy they are, their stories have emerged fantastic. Directed by dancer and choreographer Trish Sie, ...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins best player in Europe award 2 days ago

    Monaco: Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA's award as the best player in Europe last season after scoring a record 17 goals in the Champions League. The Real Madrid and Portgual forward beat Bayern Munich pair Manuel Neuer of Germany and the Netherlands' Arjen Robben. The voting was by journalists from UEFA's 54...
  • Government asks PepsiCo to bring down sugar level in its drinks: Should sugar content of all soft drinks be lowered? 2 days ago

    The government is doing its bit to make the nation healthier. After levying an additional 5 per cent excise duty on carbonated beverages, the Processed Food Industries Minister has urged fast food giant PepsiCo to reduce the sugar content in their carbonated drinks. ...
  • Defence alertness best guarantee for peace in region: Arun Jaitley 1 week ago

    Visakhapatnam: As Indian Navy added more firepower following induction of the first home built stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette 'INS Kamorta' on Saturday, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said effective defence preparedness is the "best guarantee" for peace in the region. Jaitley also pushed for turning India into a key manufacturer of defence...
  • INS Kamorta, India's first indigenously built stealth warship commissioned into Navy August 23, 2014

    Vishakhapatnam: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday commissioned India's first indigenously-built stealth anti-submarine warfare INS Kamorta at naval dockyard in Vishakhapatnam. The warship has been built by the state-owned Gardenreach Shipbuilders in Kolkata and is the first vessel in the Navy whose all weapon systems are manufactured indigenously. Speaking...
  • Former BCCI president IS Bindra to withdraw from cricket affairs August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Inderjit Singh Bindra, who played a pivotal role in India hosting three World Cups, has decided to withdraw from cricket affairs and as a first step he is likely to hand over the reins of the Punjab Cricket Association to fellow-Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer D.P. Reddy. Bindra, a...
  • Barcelona to appeal to CAS against FIFA ban August 21, 2014

    Madrid: Spanish football giant Barcelona confirmed that they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) after FIFA upheld its decision to ban the club from signing for the next two transfer windows for irregularities over the signing of underage players. FIFA's decision on Wednesday means that Barcelona will...
  • IPL probe panel will not meet Indian players in England August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The retired Justice Mukul Mudgal-led IPL probe committee on Wednesday made it clear that they will not be travelling to England to interact with members of the Indian cricket team. "The Committee or any of its members also have no intention of travelling outside the country for any interaction...
  • Duncan Fletcher is free to quit, says BCCI official August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With Ravi Shastri being appointed as the Director of the Indian cricket team, the days of current chief coach Duncan Fletcher seems to be numbered as there is a question mark about his presence during the upcoming home series against the West Indies. "Duncan has no powers left whatsoever....
  • Plagued by ills, India's manufacturing sector takes Modi's 'Make in India' with a pinch of salt August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' vision might prove to be a little difficult to realise as India's manufacturing sector continues to be plagued by a number of ills. Industrialists across the country took Modi's words with a pinch of salt as ground realities present a completely...
  • Author of 'Play With Me' Ananth, on his transition from selling books to writing one August 17, 2014

    In an interview with Vivek Tuteja, author Ananth talks about his new book 'Play With Me'. Here is the full transcript of the interview: Vivek Tuteja: Why did you take to writing? What prompted this? From selling books to writing one, how was the transition at some point? Ananth: I...
  • Navy officer Lt Manoranjan Kumar's family says no to Shaurya Chakra, blames government for his death August 17, 2014

    Patna: The family of Navy officer Lieutenant Manoranjan Kumar, who lost his life trying to save others during the mishap on board submarine INS Sindhuratna in February, has now refused to accept the Shaurya Chakra which was awarded posthumously to him. The family has blamed the government for negligence leading...
  • Kapur, Chowrasia, Bhullar make the cut in Denmark tourney August 16, 2014

    Aalborg, Denmark: Shiv Kapur and SSP Chowrasia shot contrasting rounds to make the midway cut at the Made in Denmark golf tournament here. Kapur carded a bogey-free 68 with three birdies, all between 10th and 12th, while Chowrasia had two birdies and two bogeys for his 71. Chowrasia had two birdies...
  • INS Kolkata inducted into the Navy, PM Modi calls it prime example of India's defence capabilities August 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inducted India's largest indigenously built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan were also present at the ceremony. Modi congratulated everyone associated with the project and said, "INS Kolkata is an example of...
  • Modi inducts INS Kolkata into the Indian Navy: As it happened August 16, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will induct country's largest indigenously built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai on Saturday. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan will also be present at the ceremony. The warship has been constructed by the Mazagon Dockyards Limited and has been...
  • BCCI treasurer has 3 offices, including a 5-star hotel suite August 16, 2014

    Successive cricket board treasurers have often asked for the beefing up of their office because of the nature of book-keeping they have to maintain. As a bonanza, the incumbent has not one, two but three offices -- including a plush five-star hotel suite! The Board of Control for Cricket in India...
  • Modi to induct country's largest indigenously built warship INS Kolkata today August 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will induct country's largest indigenously built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai on Saturday. Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral RK Dhowan will also be present at the ceremony. The warship has been constructed by the Mazagon Dockyards Limited and...
  • Last to arrive at the crime scene in the '70s, to opening a scene in 2014 with fists flying: How the Ray Ban-wearing supercop is the new Indian Police in Hindi cinema August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The film opens with a rugged cop chasing a bunch of goons. With lot of background noise and odd scuffles, the goons finally give up and face the cop. The police officer, wearing a crisp, snug-fitting khaki uniform glares at them through his Ray Bans and then calmly,...
  • Delay mars main air defence weapon deployment on INS Kolkata August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata, to be inducted into the Navy by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 16, will be commissioned without its main air defence weapon which protects the vessel from aerial attacks. The Long Range-Surface to Air Missile (LR-SAM) is under development in a joint...
  • Government has no intention to take over BCCI, says Sports Minister August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Wednesday said taking over the Indian Cricket Board was not a "feasible" option since the BCCI was an autonomous body but it will try to bring the cricket body under the ambit of the Right to Information Act. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was responding to a...
  • Delhi boy wins gold at Informatics Olympiad, heads for MIT August 13, 2014

    New Delhi Delhi school boy Akshat Bubna has become the first Indian student to win a gold medal in the International Olympiad in Informatics in Taiwan. 18-year-old Bubna passed his CBSE (12th) exam from Amity International School in New Delhi with over 96 per cent marks and is heading for the...
  • Four artists selected for in-residence scheme at Rashtrapati Bhavan August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Two artists and two writers have been selected for Rashtrapati Bhavan's in-residence scheme, aimed at promoting and nurturing established and young creative minds. "We have selected four people, two writers and two artists, through a national wide selection process for this residency programme," Venu Rajamony, Rashtrapati Bhavan press secretary,...