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  • After 'The King and the Commissioner', actor Suresh Gopi to star in Shaji Kailas' next action flick 2 hours 36 minutes ago

    After 'The King and the Commissioner', actor Suresh Gopi is ready to play another action avatar. This film will be directed by Shaji Kailas, who's earlier worked with Gopi in over 15 films in the '90s. B Unnikrishnan, who has scripted the film, is reluctant to reveal other details of...
  • Yearender: Jitu Rai rises in all directions as shooters continue to impress 3 days ago

    New Delhi: On and off, here and there, Indian shooters called the shots in 2014, but it was 'Pistol King' Jitu Rai who truly lived upto the sobriquet with a stunning display, leaving the other big guns gazing at the dizzy heights he touched in his annus mirabilis. It was indeed...
  • 123 players retained, 5 traded across teams for IPL 8 December 16, 2014

    A total of 123 cricketers, including 79 Indians and 44 overseas, were retained by the franchises for the 2015 edition of the Indian Premier League. Five Indian cricketers have been traded during the trading window this year. The window for the franchises to extend the player contracts on existing terms for...
  • BCCI rules aren't sacrosanct, exit of a team won't collapse projects: SC December 16, 2014

    Tightening the noose around the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the Supreme Court said on Tuesday that rules of the BCCI are not sacrosanct and cricket projects in the country won't collapse with the exit of a team in the IPL spot-fixing case. Clamping down on the...
  • N Srinivasan, IS Bindra in blame game, SC to examine BCCI amendment December 15, 2014

    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...
  • Epic 'Exodus' casts Christian Bale's Moses as reluctant leader December 13, 2014

    New York: With massive battle scenes, biblical plagues and a towering tidal wave, British director Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' is an epic historical drama and retelling of the story of Moses as a reluctant prophet. Shot in 3D with striking visual effects, 20th Century Fox's 'Exodus' is the latest...
  • N Srinivasan runs BCCI like a mafia, says Lalit Modi December 10, 2014

    Former IPL chief Lalit Modi tells CNN-IBN that his fight is not against any individual and he wants the entire system to be cleaned up. ...
  • Cartoon of the day: SC likely to decide N Srinivasan's fate as cricket administrator December 10, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. The Supreme Court is likely to decide N Srinivasan's fate as cricket administrator. ...
  • SC proposes high-power committee to cleanse cricket December 9, 2014

    The apex court hinted at setting up a high-powered committee to suggest measures for cleansing the game hit by allegations of betting and spot-fixing. ...
  • IPL Scandal: SC, BCCI want retired judges to probe the matter December 9, 2014

    Cracking the whip in the Indian Premier League (IPL) corruption case, the Supreme Court on Tuesday insisted that action must be taken against Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) president-in-exile N Srinivasan's son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan. At the end of the proceedings, it was decided that the court would...
  • Supreme Court turns on heat on N Srinivasan December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court observed that Srinivasan's conflict of interest cannot be ignored and found it difficult to accept on four counts. ...
  • Difficult to ignore N Srinivasan's conflict of interest, says Supreme Court December 8, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday grilled BCCI's president-in-exile N Srinivasan on conflict of interest and said it was difficult for it to accept that the involvement of his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan - a team official of Chennai Super Kings - in betting during the IPL 2013 did not result in...
  • David Moyes maintains unbeaten start as Sociedad draw in Cup December 5, 2014

    David Moyes continued his unbeaten start at Real Sociedad when he rested a host of regulars in a 0-0 draw at third-tier Real Oviedo in a King's Cup last-32, first-leg match on Thursday. Moyes took over as coach of the Basque club last month and has presided over a draw and...
  • Christian Bale found unlikely inspiration in 'Life of Brian' for his role in Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings' December 3, 2014

    Paris: When Christian Bale landed the part of Moses in Ridley Scott's 'Exodus: Gods and Kings', the latest epic from the British director, he found unlikely inspiration in Monty Python's irreverent comedy film 'Life of Brian'. Bale, 40, had just finished filming 'American Hustle' and was not in the best physical...
  • My Lords, be fair to N Srinivasan! December 1, 2014

    (Ramakrishna Upadhya is a veteran editor from Bengaluru. He has held senior editorial positions in The Indian Express, Telegraph, ETV and Deccan Herald) Let me make it clear at the outset that I have no personal interest or conflict of interest in diving into the maelstrom of controversy surrounding the...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Anxiety mounts for Srinivasan, CSK as SC resumes hearing December 1, 2014

    Anxiety-metre in Indian cricket will once again soar on Monday as the Supreme Court resumes hearing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal after observations during last hearing pushed N Srinivasan and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) into a tight corner. Srinivasan's future as a cricket administrator hangs by a thread...
  • Anirban Lahiri leads by one stroke in King's Cup November 29, 2014

    Khon Kaen: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri fired four-under 68 to enjoy a slender one-shot lead after the third round of the $500,000 King's Cup at the par-72 Singha Park Khon Kaen Golf Club here Saturday. Lahiri, who led from the opening day, was surprised after returning to find himself back atop...
  • Burger King employee finds a backpack loaded with $100,000 in California, no one has claimed it yet! November 29, 2014

    San Jose, Calif.: An assistant manager at a Northern California Burger King found a backpack loaded with about $100,000 in a booth, but so far no one has come forward to claim it. Assistant manager Sahista Bakawla told KGO he spotted the blue backpack left in his San Jose eatery early...
  • US dollar 1 lakh found in bag at Burger King outlet owned by Indian November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: An abandoned backpack with US dollar 100,000 in cash has been found at a Burger King restaurant owned by an Indian-origin man in California on his birthday. The blue backpack had been left on a chair during the hectic lunch hour at the Burger King at 1305 North Bascom...
  • Uncertainty over N Srinivasan and CSK deepens November 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Thursday raised questions on the conflict of interest issue arising out of Srinivasan heading the BCCI and also owning IPL franchise CSK. ...
  • Is it time to sack N Srinivasan and disqualify CSK? November 27, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Thursday threw suggestions whether those named in the Mudgal Committee report should be kept out of BCCI elections and CSK should be scrapped from IPL. ...
  • Should N Srinivasan be sacked and CSK barred from IPL? November 27, 2014

    The SC has also asked the BCCI to form a new board leaving aside the four non-players named in the Mudgal report and then taken action against those involved. ...
  • Supreme Court observes Chennai Super Kings should be disqualified November 27, 2014

    The SC observed that amid the conflict of interest mentioned in the Mudgal report, IPL franchise CSK must be disqualified and the ownership details of CSK and India Cements be presented in the court. ...
  • Bury the people involved in IPL scam: Lalit Modi November 27, 2014

    The suspended former IPL commissioner is glad that the Supreme Court is taking a harsh stand against N Srinivasan and CSK. ...
  • IPL Spot-fixing: SC asks to disqualify CSK, wants to know ownership details November 27, 2014

    BCCI and ICC Chairman N Srinivasan find their backs to the wall after the Supreme Court on Thursday observed that amid the conflict of interest mentioned in the Justice Mukul Mudgal report, Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) must be disqualified and the ownership details of CSK...
  • Will the damning observations by SC deter Srinivasan from defending his acts? November 27, 2014

    New Delhi: The uncrowned emperor of Indian cricket N Srinivasan is like a cat with nine lives. He has survived every attack on him till today. Some of them have been the fiercest attacks. His rivals within the Cricket board to media and many Cricket enthusiasts have tried to unseat...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Make player names public, CAB urges Supreme Court November 25, 2014

    There was no decision on ICC chairman N Srinivasan and his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Tuesday as the hearing on the IPL spot-fixing case in Supreme Court was adjourned to Thursday, but not before Cricket Association of Bihar (CAB) requested SC to make public...
  • SC slams BCCI: Should N Srinivasan step down? November 24, 2014

    Supreme Court asked Srinivasan to address the question of conflict of interest as head of BCCI and also owner of the Indian Premier League franchise Chennai Super Kings. ...
  • The cleanup in cricket has started today: Lalit Modi November 24, 2014

    "We made a mistake to let Srinivasan own a team. Unfortunately we are not able to correct it but the cricket lovers have the right to know the name of the players involved," said Modi. ...
  • BCCI faces Supreme Court's wrath November 24, 2014

    The court asked if a BCCI administrator can own an IPL team and how that does not amount to conflict of interest. ...