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  • Actors singing in films is reflection of versatility: Akshay Kumar 2 hours 34 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has supported the growing trend of actors taking to singing in films, saying it shows their versatility. "What is wrong in actors singing a song? In Hollywood people act and sing at the same time... It is a hard thing to do. Earlier only comedians...
  • Junior- the wonder dog to have his name appear before Akshay Kumar in 'It's Entertainment' 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The cine goers will be going on a roller coaster ride in Farhad-Sajid's 'It's Entertainment' starring Akshay Kumar and Tamannaah. The film marks the directorial debut of writers Farhad-Sajid who have given us several blockbusters in the past like 'Housefull 2', 'Golmaal 3', 'Singham' and many more. Interestingly, ...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Analysing India's medal prospects 8 hours 18 minutes ago

    The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games 2014 will see close to 5000 athletes from 71 nations of the erstwhile British empire compete for the top honours with superstar sprinter Usain Bolt of Jamaica and middle- and long-distance king Mo Farah of England expected to set the Hampden Park Stadium...
  • Akshay Kumar starrer 'Shaukeen' set for Nov 7 release 12 hours 6 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Abhishek Sharma-directed remake of Basu Chatterjee's 1982 film 'Shaukeen' will hit the screens in the first week of November. Seasoned actors like Anupam Kher, Annu Kapoor and Paresh Rawal along with Bollywood action star Akshay Kumar and actress Lisa Haydon will be seen in the film, which revolves around three...
  • CWG 2014: India lead players' parade at glittering opening ceremony in Glasgow 15 hours 25 minutes ago

    London Olympics silver medallist Vijay Kumar proudly carried the tri-colour as India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, led the 2014 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night. India's female athletes were dressed in green sarees and sported the team blazer, the males proudly flaunted...
  • Assembly polls: Race in Bihar BJP for chief minister candidate 21 hours 1 minutes ago

    Much ahead of the 2015 assembly polls in Bihar, several BJP leaders have staked claim to being nominated as the chief ministerial candidate. "There are many in the BJP, who are lobbying to be named as chief ministerial candidate for the next assembly polls," a BJP leader said. If an alliance of...
  • 'Mary Kom' trailer: Priyanka Chopra fights opponents and stereotypes in the boxing world champion's biopic Yesterday

    The trailer for the Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom', based on boxer MC Mary Kom, was released on Wednesday. The film, which is set to have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), is set to hit the theatres on October 2. The film has been co-produced by Viacom18 Motion...
  • Priyanka Chopra starrer 'Mary Kom' to have world premiere at Toronto Film Festival Yesterday

    Toronto: Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom', based on boxer M.C Mary Kom, will have its world premiere here at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), the organizers announced Tuesday. The 39th Toronto International Film Festival will take place between Sep 4 and 14. "Glamorous Indian star Priyanka Chopra completely transforms herself to play Mary...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India riding on Olympic glory to conquer Glasgow Yesterday

    Glasgow: India will be expecting a lion's share of medals from shooters, boxers, wrestlers and shuttlers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games starting here on Wednesday but it would be difficult to match the record medal haul of 101 in the last edition at home. The 2010 Commonwealth Games was marred with...
  • Repoll ordered at booth in Uttarakhand CM's constituency Yesterday

    A day after bypolls were held for three Assembly seats in Uttarakhand, repoll was ordered on Tuesday at a booth of Dharchula constituency from where Chief Minister Harish Rawat is contesting. Repoll was ordered at Bauna booth of Dharchula following complaints that the presiding officer along with his team left the...
  • RJD MLA on dharna, BJP lends support Yesterday

    An RJD legislator is on a indefinite sit in in Patna for the second day demanding release of water in the canal system for irrigation and declaration of the state as drought-hit and BJP has lent support to him on the issue. RJD MLA Dinesh Kumar Singh is sitting on dharna...
  • Ishant, Bhuvneshwar climb up ICC rankings chart Yesterday

    Dubai: India's historic win at Lord's, only their second at the home of cricket in 82 years, has seen Indian players Ishant Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane make noticeable improvements in the latest ICC Test Player Rankings, released on Tuesday. Ishant, who took a match-winning seven-wicket haul in...
  • 1137 teachers sacked over fake degree, invalid documents 2 days ago

    Bihar government on Tuesday said that the services of 1137 fixed pay teachers in schools have been terminated as they had acquired the job on the basis of fake and invalid documents and initiated action against those responsible for their appointment. This was told by state Education Minister Brishen Patel in...
  • After sit-in, now a 'sleep-in' protest by an MLA over water demand 2 days ago

    This is not a sit-in protest political activists or their leaders resort to. Taking the 'satyagraha' mantra a bit further, a Bihar MLA now launches a 'sleep-in' within the precincts of the state Assembly on a serious issue. Demanding water be discharged within the canal system in his area and drought...
  • CWG 2014: Wrestler Amit Kumar targets Glasgow gold 2 days ago

    Amit Kumar, the youngest in India's wrestling contingent for the 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has promised to grapple for nothing less than gold for his country. The 19-year-old wrestler, son of a milkman from Haryana, won a silver medal at the Budapest world championships last year and will be...
  • Lords of Lord's: The five heroes of India's historic win 2 days ago

    Ajinkya Rahane, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Sharma played pivotal roles in India's historic triumph on Monday, which helped the visitors to their first Test win at Lord's since 1986 and only second overall in 82 years. If Rahane's century on day one laid the foundation, Ishant Sharma's...
  • Vijay Kumar named India's flag-bearer at CWG 2 days ago

    Glasgow: India's Olympic silver medallist pistol shooter, Vijay Kumar will be the flag-bearer for the country during the opening ceremony of 2014 Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place on Wednesday. "Vijay Kumar has been named as the flag bearer for Indian contigent at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games," Chef-de-Mission...
  • JD(U), RJD and Cong will together defeat BJP in bypoll: Nitish 3 days ago

    JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Monday said the party would contest the bypoll for ten Assembly constituencies together with RJD and Congress to defeat BJP. "JD(U) state executive has taken a decision to fight the bypoll for 10 Assembly seats next month together with RJD and Congress," he told reporters. "The party...
  • 2nd Test: India beat England by 95 runs to break 28-year Lord's jinx 2 days ago

    Team India registered a historic 95-run win over England on the fifth and final day of the second Test at Lord's here Monday. Led by a ferocious Ishant Sharma, who bounced out England's batsmen with some relentless short-pitched bowling, India bundled out England for 223 to pull off a huge...
  • Rare Test success beckons India at Lord's 3 days ago

    If there are any Monday morning blues in the Lord's Test, they will be exclusively reserved for England who stare at the prospect of watching India celebrate a rare Test win. Six wickets away, India stand as firm favourites to repeat what they last did 28 years back in 1986 -...
  • Sanjeev Kumar Singla appointed as PM’s private secretary 3 days ago

    New Delhi: IFS officer Sanjeev Kumar Singla has been appointed as Private Secretary (PS) to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, succeeding Vikram Misri, who is going to Spain as Ambassador. Mr. Singla, a 1997 batch officer, is returning home to serve in the PMO, after a posting in Indian Embassy in Israel's...
  • Gymnastics may fetch India three medals at CWG: Ashish Kumar 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Commonwealth and Asian Games medallist Ashish Kumar is hopeful that gymnastics can fetch India three medals in this edition of CWG in Glasgow starting Wednesday. Ashish, who bagged silver and a bronze in the men's floor exercises and vault in the 2010 CWG in Delhi, hopes to convert those...
  • My batting form has helped my bowling: Bhuvneshwar 4 days ago

    London: India's top bowler in the ongoing Test series against England with 11 wickets to his credit, pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar says his good form with the bat has been a major factor in helping him perform well with the ball. Bhuvneshwar, who struck two half-centuries in the drawn opening Test in...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar joins India's Lord's elite 4 days ago

    London: Bhuvneshwar Kumar became only the twelfth India bowler to take five or more wickets in a Test innings at Lord's on Saturday. Kumar's return of six for 82 against England on the third day of the second Test also represented his Test-best bowling figures in what was the 24-year-old's...
  • 2nd Test: India lead England by 145 runs on Day 3, match evenly poised 3 days ago

    England-India contest at Lord's still hangs in the balance after the end of day three, as India lost three wickets in quick succession in the last session but fought back through Murali Vijay's gutsy half-century to take their overall lead to 145, leaving the second Test interestingly poised. At stumps on...
  • AAP leaders sent to 14 days judicial custody for promoting enmity 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party leader Dilip Pandey and two other party members were on Saturday sent to 14 days' judicial custody by a court on charges of promoting enmity between different communities. Metropolitan Magistrate Sheetal Chaudhary sent AAP members Pandey, Ram Kumar Jha and Javed Khan to judicial custody till...
  • Bhuvneshwar is like me, hope he can avoid flashbulbs: Bishan Bedi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi on Saturday paid rich compliments to young seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar terming him as cricketer of his kind and prayed that the he remains like this for the rest of his career. Bedi took to micro-blogging site twitter to praise Bhuvneshwar, who has been...