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  • Sensex gains for seventh straight session; metals, miners surge February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex gained for a seventh straight day on Thursday in a volatile session that saw metals and mining companies such as Hindalco Industries (HALC.NS) and Jindal Steel and Power (JNSP.NS) surging after the successful completion of the country's first auction to sell mines. The auction follows a court...
  • Irrfan Khan to share screen space with Tom Hanks, Felicity Jones in 'Inferno' February 18, 2015

    Los Angeles: Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan has been roped in for yet another Hollywood project -- this time he will share screen space with Tom Hanks and Felicity Jones in the upcoming mystery thriller film "Inferno". Apart from the 48-year-old, "Inferno", the third film in the franchise that launched with "The...
  • It would be great to play Indian Jones: Chris Pratt February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Chris Pratt says he would love to play the lead role in 'Indiana Jones' franchise, reacting on a report suggesting that he would star in its next instalment. Pratt, 35, commented on the rumour during the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award, reported Aceshowbiz....
  • World Cup Flashback: Awesome Australia win maiden crown in 1987 February 6, 2015

    Twelve long years and three editions later, the cricket World Cup left the shores of England to move to the sub-continent with India and Pakistan becoming the first co-hosts in 1987, that saw a new title sponsor and produced a new champion. The reign of 60-over matches gave way to the...
  • HIL: Delhi Waveriders beat Dabang Mumbai, register first win February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Title holders Delhi Waveriders registered their first victory of the season, following a 3-1 win over debutants Dabang Mumbai in a league match of the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League, here on Sunday. The Waveriders scored a goal each in the first, second and fourth quarter...
  • Grammys 2015: Singer Jessie J to perform with Tom Jones January 30, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Jessie J has announced that she will be performing at the forthcoming 2015 Grammy Awards ceremony alongside legendary singer Tom Jones. The duo has previously performed together when Jessie was a coach on the TV show "The Voice UK" in its first two seasons, reports dailymail.co.uk. Jessie couldn't contain...
  • 'The theory of everything' review: The movie is worth a watch for the performances January 16, 2015

    Cast: Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones Director: James Marsh The Theory of Everything is an ordinary film about an extraordinary life. Director James Marsh takes a conventional approach to telling the complex life story of brilliant physicist Stephen Hawking, one of the most fascinating figures in modern history. The film's strength is...
  • Virat Kohli must have say in new coach selection: Dean Jones January 14, 2015

    Melbourne: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones believes Test skipper Virat Kohli must have a say in the selection of the new India coach which will be decided after the cricket World Cup starting next month. Incumbent India coach Duncan Fletcher's contract with the BCCI expires after the World Cup that will...
  • Rita Ora promises a fun show on 'The Voice' January 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Rita Ora, who is set to replace Kylie Minogue on 'The Voice', says she's keen to spice things up when she takes her place on the reality show's panel. The 24-year-old has been drafted in as the new female panelist alongside regulars will.i.am, Tom Jones and Ricky Wilson. And...
  • Jack Whitehall wins best comedy performer at British Comedy Awards for the third time December 18, 2014

    London: Comedian Jack Whitehall has won best comedy performer award for the third time in a row at the British Comedy Awards. The 26-year-old star won this award to beat stars such as Lee Mack and Graham Norton, reported BBC. Norton, 51, received two awards for best entertainment personality and programme for...
  • Manchester United's Rojo injured, Liverpool's Jones to stay in goal December 15, 2014

    Manchester United do not know when Argentine defender Marcos Rojo will be available again after he missed the 3-0 win over Liverpool on Sunday, manager Louis van Gaal said. Van Gaal told reporters that the 24-year-old, signed from Sporting Lisbon in the close-season, was injured in training on Saturday, which meant...
  • Brian Lara, Adam Gilchrist all set for legends T20 match December 14, 2014

    Melbourne: West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara will play alongside Adam Gilchrist, Dean Jones, Justin Langer and other Australian legends in the Western Australia Festival of Cricket Twenty20 exhibition match on Monday. The WA Festival of Cricket, held at Aquinas College in Perth's southern suburbs, has revived the famous Lilac Hill...
  • Mark Wahlberg lost 60 pounds for 'The Gambler'; later ate till he was sick December 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Mark Wahlberg, who lost a whopping 60 pounds on a liquid diet for his role in 'The Gambler,' says after he dropped his strict diet, he ate until he was sick. "The first thing I ate was a huge pancake, eggs over easy, English muffins, home fries, bacon,...
  • 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is thrilled to play 'Doctor Strange' December 8, 2014

    London: 'Sherlock' star Benedict Cumberbatch is excited to get into the shoes of Dr Strange. The actor was announced as the title character for the movie by Marvel last week. "It's a thrilling gig to get - I just can't wait," Cumberbatch told Hey U Guys at the 2014 British Independent Film...
  • Aussie batsmen need more practice playing spin: Dean Jones October 27, 2014

    Sydney: Former Australia batsman Dean Jones has called for a radical shift in the way Australian batsmen play spin after yet another humiliating Test defeat in Asia, suggesting that they practice facing spin bowling without pads to teach them to play with their bat in front of their leg. Pakistan beat...
  • Tottenham Hotspur and Special Olympics Bharat join hands for a cause September 24, 2014

    Tottenham Hotspur Foundation (THF) mentors Gareth Jones and Daniel Slaughter were recently in India to help improve the quality of coaching in the country for people with intellectual disabilities. Jones and Slaughter trained coaches from the Special Olympic Bharat association, also focusing on the process of social inclusion of people with...
  • Manchester United defender Phil Jones could be out for a month September 12, 2014

    England: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says center back Phil Jones will be out for up to a month with a hamstring injury. Jones was hurt during England's 20 win over Switzerland in a European Championship qualifier in Basel. Van Gaal says Jones would be sidelined for "maybe three weeks or...
  • Sania Mirza, Cara Black reach semifinals of Rogers Cup August 9, 2014

    Montreal: Sania Mirza and Cara Black spanked Raquel KopsJones and Abigail Spears in just 52 minutes to seal a semifinal berth at the WTA Rogers Cup. The fourth seeded IndoZimbabwean pair knocked out the sixth seeded American team 62, 61 in the lopsided quarterfinal contest. Sania and Cara converted six of the...
  • 'The Theory of Everything' trailer: New biopic on the life of celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking focuses on his Cambridge days August 7, 2014

    Little was expected from Stephen Hawking, a bright but shiftless student of cosmology, given just two years to live following the diagnosis of a fatal illness at 21 years of age. The new biopic, directed by James Marsh, 'The Theory of Everything' focusses on the famous scientist's early life in Cambridge,...
  • Michael Douglas wants to work with wife Catherine Jones August 1, 2014

    London: Hollywood star Michael Douglas says he would love to act in a film with his actresswife Catherine Zeta Jones and their children. The 69yearold actor got married to Jones in 2000 and has two kids with her, reported Contactmusic. "I'd love to do something with her, especially with the kids....
  • CWG 2014: Indian wrestler Navjot Kaur wins bronze July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: India's Navjot Kaur won the bronze medal beating Scotland's Sarah Jones in the bronze medal playoff in the women's freestyle event of the 2014 Commonwealth Games at the SECC Hall on Wednesday. Navjot, 24, won 130 against the 31yearold Sarah. Navjot was leading 90 when she pinned down Sarah in...
  • I was a mess: Catherine ZetaJones on Michael Douglas' cancer July 29, 2014

    London: Actress Catherine ZetaJones has claimed that she was a mess after husband Michael Douglas was diagnosed with cancer. The couple, who have two children together, recently reunited with after a temporary separation, reported Digital Spy. Speaking about the diagnosis at the International Federation of Head and Neck Oncologic Societies' fifth World...
  • World Cup 2014: Costa Rica top Group D after 00 draw with England June 24, 2014

    Belo Horizonte: Costa Rica finished first in what many considered the World Cup's toughest group after a dour 00 draw against a secondstring England side on Tuesday. Costa Rica only needed a draw to top Group D and played that way, setting up in a defensive 532 formation. The result gives...
  • World Cup 2014: Varela keeps Portugal alive in a 22 draw against USA June 23, 2014

    Manaus: Cristiano Ronaldo set up Silvestre Varela for a late equaliser on a hot and humid night in the jungle Sunday to give the Portugal a 22 draw with the United States and hope for a spot in the second round of the World Cup. Ronaldo, who has been playing despite...
  • I took Catherine ZetaJones for granted: Michael Douglas June 17, 2014

    London: Hollywood star Michael Douglas has admitted that he took his wife Catherine ZetaJones for granted. In a recent interview, the 69yearold 'Wall Street' star said that he learnt from his past mistakes after temporarily splitting from his wife last year, reported Digital Spy. "When you are younger you care what other...
  • Robert Pattinson: I have neither been approached for the role of Indiana Jones nor Han Solo June 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Pattinson says he hasn't been approached for either Indiana Jones role in a rumoured reboot of the franchise or Han Solo in a "'Star Wars' spinoff. He confirmed the news at a red carpet event for the premiere of his new film 'The Rover' here, reports contactmusic.com. There...
  • I wouldn't celebrate a goal against Germany, says Jermaine Jones June 13, 2014

    RIO DE JANEIRO Not celebrating a goal against your former team has become something of a fashion in European club football, but United States midfielder Jones says he will also follow that trend if he scores against his country of birth, Germany. The United States and Germany have been drawn...
  • 'Lady Marmalade' singer Lil Kim gives birth to a girl, Royal Reign June 10, 2014

    New York: Lil Kim has a lil one of her own: The rapper is now a mother. Lil Kim's assistant, Noel Perez, confirms that the 38yearold gave birth to daughter Royal Reign on Monday. It is her first child. No more details were given. Lil Kim's hits include "Crush on You," "Not Tonight"...