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  • Complaint in Delhi court against Arvind Kejriwal 4 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A criminal complaint was on Thursday filed in a Delhi court seeking action against AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for exhorting voters in his election speeches to take bribes from BJP and Congress but vote for his party. The complaint filed in the court at Tis Hazari by Arun...
  • Boxing India decides to boycott National Games 5 hours 53 minutes ago

    The boxing competition at the National Games starting on Saturday was thrown into jeopardy today after Boxing India (BI) directed all state units to boycott the event owing to the IOA's refusal to grant recognition to BI, prompting top names such as former Asian and Commonwealth medallist Manoj Kumar to...
  • Delhi elections: Greater Kailash a triangular contest as BJP, AAP, Congress slug it out 12 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The high-profile seat of Greater Kailash will witness a triangular contest in Delhi Assembly elections on February 7 as all three parties have fielded strong candidates from the constituency. The Congress candidate is President Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha, BJP is going with former councilor Rakesh Kumar Gullaiya and...
  • Dissent within JDU over alliance with RJD 13 hours 41 minutes ago

    Patna: There seems to be a divide in the Janata Dal United (JDU) over the party joining hands with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD). Five political parties including RJD, JDU and Mulayam Singh's Samajwadi Party are coming together to form a Janata Parivar at the national level. However, there seems...
  • Kumar Sangakkara breaks ODI record for dismissals 15 hours 2 minutes ago

    Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara broke the world record for the most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in one-day internationals on Thursday. Sangakkara took his career tally to 473 dismissals when he caught Corey Anderson off the bowling of Shaminda Eranga in Sri Lanka's seventh match against New Zealand. The 37-year-old went into the...
  • India's five worries ahead of England shootout Yesterday

    It's a no-brainer for India and England. A simple equation. Win and go through to play Australia in the final. The two teams, however, took opposite routes to set up a straight shootout. England beat India fair and square in their first meeting, while India, having lost two games in...
  • Chennai theatre receives a bomb threat against the release of 'Yennai Arindhaal' Yesterday

    Chennai: Udhayam Cinemas here Tuesday received a bomb threat against the release of Ajith Kumar-starrer Tamil actioner-thriller "Yennai Arindhaal", which is slated for release Feb 5. "We received an anonymous letter last night. It was a bomb threat warning us to not release 'Yennai Arindhaal'. It has been reported to the...
  • Sri Lanka bank on Sangakkara-Jayawardene hit show at World Cup Yesterday

    New Delhi: Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene will join hands for the last time in their brilliant careers to plot Sri Lanka's World Cup campaign, hoping to make amends for two successive heartbreaks. The missing link in the enduring partnership between the two 37-year-olds that started at the turn of the...
  • Box Office report: Akshay Kumar's 'Baby' beats Sonam Kapoor's 'Dolly Ki Doli' 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Within three days of its release, Akshay Kumar-starrer "Baby" has grossed over Rs.35 crore, a figure much ahead of the over-Rs.10 crore-mark that Sonam Kapoor-starrer "Dolly Ki Doli" has managed. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, "Baby" earned Rs.36.07 crore in just three days, read a statement. Also starring Anupam Kher, Rana...
  • Blunted bowling leaves World Cup champs India vulnerable 2 days ago

    Loaded with free-stroking batsmen but missing match-winning bowlers, Mahendra Singh Dhoni's India will look to chase down -- rather than defend -- the World Cup title they won four years ago. In Rohit Sharma, the only batsman with two 200s in one-day internationals, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina and the...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 in HIL 3 days ago

    Punjab Warriors registered their second victory in this year's Hero Hockey India League (HIL), beating Uttar Pradesh Wizards 3-2 on Monday. Warriors got their goals from Varun Kumar (12th minute), SV Sunil (27th) and Sandeep Singh (42nd), while Wizards skipper VR Raghunath converted two penalty corners in the seventh and 53rd...
  • Looking to improve wrestling's medal tally in Rio: Satpal Singh 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Ecstatic to be named for the Padma Bhushan award, India's most decorated wrestling coach Satpal Singh says the honour has motivated him to work harder and his aim now is to improve the country's medal tally in wrestling in the 2016 Rio Olympics. Satpal, who was on Sunday named...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar conferred Padma Vibhushan 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar and megastar Amitabh Bachchan were named for the Padma Vibhushan honour on the eve of 66th Republic Day Saturday. They have been announced as the recipients of the honour, which is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service, in the category of art. Dilip Kumar, who real...
  • LK Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar get Padma Vibhushan 4 days ago

    New Delhi: LK Advani, Amitabh Bachchan, thespian Dilip Kumar and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday were chosen for this year's Padma Vibhushan, the second highest civilian honour, as government gave a saffron touch honouring eminent people of various fields in 2015's list of Padma awardees. Eminent lawyer KK...
  • Now anyone can have selfie with Modi for free: Union Minister Ananth Kumar 4 days ago

    New Delhi: A day after BJP launched its 'Selfie with Modi' campaign in Delhi, Union Minister Ananth Kumar on Sunday said now anyone can have a selfie with the Prime Minister for free whereas, he claimed, AAP charges people for clicking a picture with its chief Arvind Kejriwal. BJP chief...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 6th ODI 4 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Toss: New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Laka in the sixth ODI of seven match series. New Zealand lead series 2-1. Teams: New Zealand: Brendon McCullum (captain), Martin Guptill, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Grant Elliott, Corey...
  • Nitish Kumar launches counter-attack against BJP 5 days ago

    Patna: "I had no prime ministerial ambition," senior JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday said while countering BJP's argument that he broke the alliance to occupy the top post and accused the saffron party of "spreading lies". "I have been accused of breaking the alliance with BJP to pursue ambition...
  • Dibakar Banerjee: Banning 'Baby' is sad and foolish 5 days ago

    Kolkata: In the wake of Pakistan banning Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Baby', filmmaker Dibakar Banerjee says such incidents in India and Pakistan are "sad". Banerjee also said both neighbours will end up paying a "heavy price" if these incidents continue. "I can't comment on the film. I haven't seen it. I can't comment if...
  • 'Baby' review: The film is a khichdi of influences, uneven film 6 days ago

    Director: Neeraj Pandey Cast: Akshay Kumar, Zachary Coffin, Rana Daggubati, Danny Denzongpa Borrowing its structure from Zero Dark Thirty, its climax from Argo, its intention from Nikhil Advani's D-Day, and its occasionally jingoistic tone from your standard Bollywood B-movie, Baby, directed by Neeraj Pandey, is a khichdi of influences, and an...
  • Family battle in Janakpuri, Congress's Suresh Kumar faces his father-in-law Jagdish Mukhi 6 days ago

    New Delhi:Fighting against his father-in-law and five times Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Jagdish Mukhi from Janakpuri constituency, Congress candidate Suresh Kumar says former IPS officer Kiran Bedi will do more harm than good to the BJP. "The BJP will be at 100 per cent loss with the induction of Kiran Bedi...
  • Kiran Bedi, Gen VK Singh were always soft on BJP, alleges AAP leader Kumar Vishwas 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kumar Vishwas has accused Bharatiya Janata Party's chief ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi and Union Minister General (retired) VK Singh of being soft on the BJP even when they were with Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement. As part of attacks and counterattacks between AAP and BJP,...
  • Pakistan bans Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Baby' 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar starrer 'Baby' which is about an Indian spy on a mission to catch a dreaded terrorist is ban by the Pakistan censor board. "Censor boards in Islamabad and Karachi have decided to ban the film because it portrays a negative image of Muslims and the negative characters in...
  • 'Baby' tweet review: This Akshay Kumar movie is gripping 6 days ago

    Akshay Kumar is back with another action thriller 'Baby'. Directed by Neeraj Pandey, the movie also stars Rana Daggubati, Anupam Kher, Danny Denzongpa, Taapsee Pannu, Mikaal Zulfiqar and Madhurima Tuli. 3:01 PM: #AkshayKumar starrer #Baby tweet review in a while. Stay tuned. 3:03 PM: Directed by #NeerajPandey, #Baby is an...
  • 'Baby' authentic take on real danger to global peace: Neeraj Pandey 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Neeraj Pandey's two directorial ventures so far -- 'A Wednesday' and 'Special Chabbis' -- displayed his ability to take the language of Hindi commercial cinema into unexpected territory. He says his new film 'Baby', on terrorism, is his effort to create awareness about the existing danger to peace. In an...
  • I would like to be called an actor and not a superstar: Akshay Kumar 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, who has been in the film industry for over two decades, wants to be known for his acting skills. "I would like to be called an actor and not a superstar. That is not the tag I am looking for. I am doing 'Brothers'. It's about martial arts,...
  • LK Advani, Ramdev, Amitabh Bachchan likely to be honoured with Padma award: Sources 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party patriarch LK Advani is likely to be on the list of people to be honoured with Padma awards this year. Yoga guru Ramdev, who campaigned excessively for the BJP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, is also likely to be awarded. Among the actors, sources...
  • Akshay Kumar is way better in 'Baby' than in 'Special Chabbis': Neeraj Pandey 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Akshay Kumar, who has featured in comic roles in films like "Entertainment" and "The Shaukeens", will not appear "humourless" in his forthcoming film "Baby", which is on terrorism. The film's director Neeraj Pandey says there's more than seriousness to the actor's character. How serious is his character in "Baby"? "I wouldn't...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI 6 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Brief Preview: New Zealand are leading the series 2-1 with one game being abandoned. With three more games to go, a win on Friday would ensure that they won't lose the series. Sri Lanka, on the other hand would like...