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  • Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award 18 minutes ago

    After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial list of Arjuna Awards, Manoj filed a case in the Delhi High Court and won it, following which he received the award on Wednesday. ...
  • My name is Manoj Kumar, in case you don't know: Arjuna Awardee slams Kapil Dev 1 hour 48 minutes ago

    Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist and now an Arjuna awardee, boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday didn't miss the opportunity to let former India cricket team captain Kapil Dev, who also headed the selection panel for this year's Arjuna Awards, know his credentials. After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday 22 hours 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Having taken the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be finally receiving the prestigious Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday. Manoj, a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, will be bestowed with the honour at 1 pm in the afternoon. The boxer had...
  • Delhi: DDA announces winners of mega housing scheme Yesterday

    New Delhi: The much-awaited draw for the mega 'Housing Scheme 2014' of Delhi Development Authority concluded on Tuesday, leaving thousands of applicants ecstatic after they found their names amongst those who landed flats even as others rued their luck at missing out in the lottery. The flagship scheme offering 25,040...
  • Dilip Kumar is perfectly fine: Amitabh Bachchan Yesterday

    Mumbai: Thespian Dilip Kumar is 'perfectly fine', says actor Amitabh Bachchan, quashing rumours of the former's health scare. Social networking platforms were abuzz with rumours regarding the 91-year-old's health, and so, Big B chose to put all speculation to rest. "Some baseless rumours being spread about Yusuf Saheb - Dilip Kumar, being...
  • Kumar Gaurav's daughter Saachi marries filmmaker Kamal Amrohi's grandson Bilal in a private ceremony 2 days ago

    New Delhi: This Bollywood wedding was a private affair. Two distinguished film families of Bollywood came together as actor Bilal Amrohi, grandson of Kamal Amrohi married Saachi Kumar, granddaughter of actors Rajendra Kumar and Sunil Dutt. Saachi's father is actor Kumar Gaurav who married Namrata Dutt, Sanjay Dutt's sister. The...
  • Tour Game: India allay bowling worries by knocking over CA XI 2 days ago

    Not usually do you see Indians high-fiving on the opening day of a cricket tour to Australia. But the Gliderol Stadium in Adelaide saw that, as Indian bowlers left Monday morning blues in bed and turned up for work in style. In an ideal scenario, India would have wanted their batsmen...
  • JDU may oust Jitan Ram Manjhi as Bihar chief minister 2 days ago

    Patna: Speculation is rife in Bihar's political circles over the possible ouster of Jitan Ram Manjhi as the chief minister after he said his days in the office are numbered. The speculation gained strength a day after Manjhi said his days in office were numbered as his detractors in the party...
  • Kohli remains No. 2 ODI batsman, Bhuvneshwar moves up to seventh 2 days ago

    Dubai: Top India batsman Virat Kohli has maintained his second position in the latest ICC batsmen rankings while medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has moved up a place to be seventh in the bowlers' standings. AB de Villiers has strengthened his grip on the number-one batting ranking by extending his advantage of...
  • Inside Arpita Khan's wedding reception: Shah Rukh Khan reached at 2 a.m; Salman Khan personally received Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Salman Khan's sister Arpita Khan's wedding reception here was attended by most of the friends who couldn't make it to the wedding at Hyderabad. That also included Shah Rukh Khan, who arrived at 2 a.m. The reception was held Friday night at the Taj Land's End in Mumbai. An invitee said:...
  • Dilip Vengsarkar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma receive BCCI Awards 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Former captain Dilip Vengsarkar on Friday received the prestigious BCCI-instituted Col. C K Nayudu Lifetime achievement award for his contribution to Indian cricket. The 58-year-old Vengsarkar played 116 Test matches after coming into national prominence with a belligerent hundred for Mumbai against the Rest of India in the Irani...
  • Sangakkara asked to review retirement: reports 4 days ago

    Colombo: Sri Lankan veteran Kumar Sangakkara has been asked to review his retirement plans after he had told national selectors in April of hanging up his boots post the 2015 World Cup in Australia. The 37-year-old left-handed batsman might still be keen on giving up ODIs after the 50-over World Cup...
  • IFFI 2014: Shekhar Kapur, Raj Kumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra to attend Day 1 5 days ago

    Panaji: If the inaugural ceremony of 45th IFFI saw the presence of stalwarts Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan, actors Anupam Kher, Raveena Tandon and political leaders Arun Jaitely, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Manohar Parrikar and others, the first day will also not miss the glamour. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will share his perspective...
  • Things turn bitter between Tamil actor Vishal Krishna and South Indian film artistes' association president R Sarath Kumar 5 days ago

    Chennai: Actor Vishal has hit out at South Indian Film Artistes' Association president R Sarath Kumar for threatening to remove him from SIFAA for allegedly making derogatory remarks. Vishal has denied making any such remarks against the association and asked Sarath to produce proof. Sarath Kumar had stated in Tiruchirappali yesterday that...
  • Bihar: JDU asks CM Manjhi not to make controversial remarks 6 days ago

    Patna: The ruling JD(U) in Bihar on Thursday asked Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi not to make any controversial statement in the wake of his latest one in which he had said that central ministers would not be allowed entry here if they failed to bring assistance to the state....
  • Akshay Kumar shares behind the scenes footage from the sets of his new film 'Baby' 6 days ago

    Mumbai, Nov 20 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar took to micro-blogging website Twitter to unveil a glimpse of his upcoming action thriller "Baby". The actor also said that film's trailer will be launched Dec 3. "Here's the #BabySizzle a sneak peak for what awaits! First look launches on #3December," the actor tweeted...
  • Actor Ravi Teja to play Akshay Kumar's role in Telugu remake of 'Special 26' 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Telugu superstar Ravi Teja is all set to play the role of actor Akshay Kumar in Telugu remake of "Special 26". Confirming this Ravi, who is at the moment shooting for the sequel to the Telugu version of "Kick" says: "The Telugu-Tamil producer Thyagarajan who is actor Prashanth's father has...
  • Happy birthday Arun Vijay: Tamil actor posts adorable cake-smeared photo with his kids 1 week ago

    Look who turned 36 today! Tamil actor Arun Vijay posted an adorable photo of him, all cake-smeared, laughing with his two cute kids. That's quite a family pic, we must say.The actor, who will be seen in the eagerly-awaited flick 'Thala 55', just finished shooting a peppy song for the...
  • Jharkhand polls: Subodh Kant Sahay made Chief of Congress Campaign Committee November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Union Minister Subodh Kant Sahay has been made the Chairman of Congress Campaign Committee in Jharkhand, where the five-phase Assembly polls are scheduled from November 25. Besides Sahay, a senior party leader, Ajoy Kumar, a former JVM (P) MP from Jamshedpur, who recently joined Congress, has been...
  • India's pace attack problems thing of the past, feels Sanjay Bangar November 15, 2014

    Pace attack may be seen as India's perennial problem overseas but it would be a thing of past come Australia series beginning next month, feels assistant coach Sanjay Bangar. With Umesh Yadav coming back into rhythm and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammad Shami already in the thick of things, Bangar on Saturday...
  • Dubbed Telugu version of Balaji K Kumar's 'Vidiyum Munn' to release soon November 15, 2014

    Chennai: Debutant Balaji K Kumar-directed Tamil thriller "Vidiyum Munn", which has been dubbed in Telugu as "Oka Ratrilo Iddarammayilu", is being readied for release in the language soon. "It's an interesting film about a prostitute's efforts to save a 12-year-old girl over the course of a night. We are planning to...
  • PM Modi failed to bring back black money stashed abroad by Indians: Nitish Kumar November 13, 2014

    Patna: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has failed to bring back black money stashed abroad by Indians within 100 days of taking power, former Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar said on Thursday. "Modi had promised to bring back black money after being elected to power. But he has failed to do that...
  • Nitish Kumar questions BJP's appointment of junior ministers November 13, 2014

    Bettiah: Senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar took a dig at BJP's appointment of eight ministers at the Centre. "Majority of them have been made Ministers of State and everybody knows a MOS gets work only on sweet will of the Cabinet minister of that department," Kumar said at the first...
  • Have given Warren Anderson's character dimension and depth in 'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain', says director Ravi Kumar November 12, 2014

    Washington: A new powerful movie reliving the Bhopal gas disaster that still haunts India has hit the US screens ahead of its 30th anniversary and its director says the recent death of then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson "does not bring any relief to the victims". Written and directed by Ravi...
  • Snapshot: Ajith Kumar, Vivekh dress in the same getup in 'Yennai Arindhaal' November 12, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Ajith Kumar and Vivekh, who are currently shooting for Tamil action-drama "Yennai Arindhaal", are expected to appear in the same getup in the Gautham Vasudev Menon's film.Vivekh, who has reunited with Gautham after a decade, was last seen in the filmmaker's 2001 film "Minnale". Also starring Anushka Shetty...
  • Praveen Kumar's gold chain stolen from dressing room November 11, 2014

    Cricketer Praveen Kumar's gold chain worth around Rs 8 lakh was allegedly stolen from the dressing room of the Vidarbha Cricket Association here during a match, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday evening and the complaint was filed on Tuesday, they said. The Indian medium pacer had left...
  • 'The Shaukeens': 5 things that work for this otherwise average film November 10, 2014

    Not that Akshay Kumar's tongue-in-cheek humour does not amuse me anymore, but this time he wasn't the reason why I watched 'The Shaukeens'; the reason was, in fact, Lisa Haydon. She may not have a hold as a mainstream heroine in the Hindi film industry yet, but her striking performance...
  • Akshay Kumar: Comedians are not supposed to be actors in Bollywood November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar's 'The Shaukeens' is doing fairly well at the box office and has minted more than 10 crore in two days. But the actor somehow feels that comedians are not given the actor's status in Bollywood. In one of his recent interviews, the...