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  • MS Dhoni sets record for most stumpings in international cricket 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Indian skipper and wicketkeeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday set a record for the most number of stumpings in international cricket on day two of the third Test against Australia at the Melbourne Cericket Ground (MCG). He overtook Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara when he stumped Mitchell Johnson off the bowling...
  • Tamil actress Taapsee Pannu learns Krav Maga for 'Vai Raja Vai' 2 days ago

    Chennai: Actress Taapse Pannu, who got trained in Krav Maga - an Israeli martial art, for Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Baby', has also put it to use for a fight sequence in her upcoming Tamil film 'Vai Raja Vai. "Taapsee was more than happy to assist in the sequence owing to her recent...
  • Bihar: 4 JDU MLAs disqualified for anti-party activities 2 days ago

    Patna: Four Janata Dal United MLAs were disqualified on Saturday from the Bihar Legislative Assembly for anti-party activities, the Assembly secretary in-charge Hareram Mukhiya said. Speaker Uday Narayan Chaudhary passed the verdict in his court in the presence of four JDU MLAs against whom the ruling party had initiated proceedings for...
  • Yearender: Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt shine in good year for Indian wrestling 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A long sabbatical and a rejig in weight categories notwithstanding, Olympic heroes Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt reaffirmed their dominance at the world stage, which included ending a 28-year gold drought at the Asian Games, even as youngsters showed the quality of Indian wrestling's talent reservoir in a...
  • 1st Test: New Zealand in control as Sri Lanka follow on 2 days ago

    Christchurch: Openers Dimuth Karunarate and Kaushal Silva led Sri Lanka's fightback on the second day of the first Test Saturday as they followed on 303 runs behind New Zealand after being dismissed for 138 in the first innings. Karunaratne and Silva shrugged off their failures in the first innings, in which...
  • Anurag Kashyap, please don't make films like 'Ugly' any more: A passive-aggressive letter from a heart-broken viewer 3 days ago

    New Delhi: One of the first things we noticed while watching the film 'Ugly' was how real it looked. What the actors wore, how they spoke and how they reacted was only too relatable. It was slightly disturbing, even. We're aware that we sound like we enjoyed Anurag Kashyap's latest offering...
  • Sri Lanka begin Word Cup tune-up in New Zealand 4 days ago

    Wellington: Sri Lanka will open hostilities against the Black Caps in their first tour of New Zealand for eight years on Friday, looking to acclimatise to local conditions for the upcoming World Cup. The tour features two Test matches, the first beginning in Christchurch on Boxing Day, but the emphasis is...
  • India sweat on Bhuvneshwar Kumar for Boxing Day Test 4 days ago

    India may have to wait a little longer to see Bhuvneshwar Kumar in action in Australia as captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni indicated the seamer's injured ankle could keep him out of the third Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, starting on Friday. The 24-year-old was the most impressive player in India's...
  • Delhi High Court refuses to lift ban on Uber cabs services in Delhi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High court on Wednesday refused to lift the ban on plying of Uber cab services in the national capital imposed after one of its drivers was arrested for allegedly raping a woman passenger. Justice Vibhu Bakhru, however, asked petitioner Uber India Systems Pvt Ltd to give its...
  • Delhi rape: Police files charge sheet in court against Uber cab driver 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday filed in a Delhi court its charge sheet against a driver of US-based cab service provider Uber, 19 days after he allegedly raped a 27-year-old woman executive. The charge sheet was filed against 32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav for the alleged offences punishable under sections 376...
  • Bhuvneshwar likely to return for Boxing Day Test against Australia 6 days ago

    Melbourne: India have got a major boost ahead of the third Test as Bhuvneshwar Kumar in all likelihood will feature in India's Test XI at the MCG. Bhuvneshwar, who was nursing a left ankle injury that forced his exclusion from the first two Tests, on Tuesday was seen batting without any...
  • Sri Lanka draw 2-day tour match in New Zealand 6 days ago

    Queenstown, New Zealand: Niroshan Dickwella made an unbeaten 63 and Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne also compiled half centuries as Sri Lanka drew its two-day match against a New Zealand Chairman's XI on Monday. The match at the Queenstown Events Center offered Sri Lanka's only preparation in New Zealand conditions before...
  • 'Mary Kom' director Omung Kumar to start shooting 'War' by October 1 week ago

    Mumbai: 'Mary Kom' fame director Omung Kumar says he will start shooting his next film, based on World War II, by mid-October 2015. Kumar told IANS: "It's a period film and I feel their stories haven't been told on screen. I will shoot in some real locations and also create a...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 1 December 21, 2014

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium. Karnataka have continued their imperious form of last season with comprehensive victories over Tamil...
  • I provided electricity but Narendra Modi reaped votes: Nitish Kumar December 20, 2014

    Madhepura: Senior Janata Dal United leader Nitish Kumar on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi played smart by reaping benefits of hard work Kumar had done in enhancing electricity supply in Bihar. "Through hard work I ensured electricity in households for greater hours which facilitated watching television for a longer duration....
  • 'Mary Kom' director Omung Kumar to turn producer with a sports-based film December 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Omung Kumar, who made a successful directorial debut in Bollywood with 'Mary Kom' earlier this year, says he will turn producer with his next movie, which is also a sports-based tale. "I'm turning producer with my next film, which I won't be directing but only be producing. "As a creative person,...
  • Sonakshi Sinha: Time for me to switch to performance-oriented roles December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: After mostly playing the quintessential 'desi girl' in big-budget commercial films, Sonakshi Sinha feels it is time for her to do more performance-oriented movies. The 27-year-old star's filmography boasts of entertainers like 'Dabangg', 'Rowdy Rathore', 'Action Jackson', with an exception of 'Lootera', an intense love story which got her...
  • What Taliban did to the school children in Pehsawar is unforgivable: Dilip Kumar speaks about recent crisis in the city where he was born December 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood thespian and now ailing Dilip Kumar, who was born in Peshawar, said Thursday that he longed to reach out to the parents of the children massacred in the Pakistani city. Speaking on his behalf, his wife and former actress Saira Banu said Dilip Kumar, who real name is Yusuf...
  • 'Gopala Gopala' motion poster: Pawan Kalyan and Venkatesh ride a celestial motorcycle this time December 18, 2014

    The eagerly awaited film 'Gopala Gopala' is the official remake of Akshay Kumar and Paresh Rawal starrer 'OMG - Oh My God'. The film has been directed by Kishore Kumar Pardasany and produced by Suresh Babu and Sharrath Marar. ...
  • Watch: Anushka Sharma speaks about her upcoming release 'PK' December 18, 2014

    Actress Anushka Sharma speaks to CNN-IBN about upcoming release 'PK'. Watch her full interview on CNN-IBN at 10:30 pm, Wednesday. ...
  • Ranji Trophy Group A, Round 2: Uttar Pradesh beat Madhya Pradesh by 4 wickets December 17, 2014

    After their bowlers had set up the trap, Uttar Pradesh batsmen held their nerves on the fourth and final day's play to beat Madhya Pradesh by four wickets in the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, on Wednesday. Chasing 180 for a win at the Holkar Stadium, the Piyush Chawla-led side...
  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer December 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was...
  • Two years on, not a penny spent from Nirbhaya fund: report December 17, 2014

    Even two years after the government had announced Nirbhaya fund for the benefit of women in distress, not a penny has been spent from the fund, said report. Ranjana Kumari, Director of Centre for Social Research, said, "The UPA in spite of the fact that they promised Rs 1000 crore...
  • 7th ODI: Sri Lanka wipe out England, win ODI series 5-2 December 16, 2014

    Sri Lanka thrashed England by 87 runs in the seventh and final one-day international to win the series 5-2 on Tuesday as Tillakaratne Dilshan starred with bat and ball, smashing his 18th hundred and snaring three wickets. Electing to bat first, Sri Lanka posted 302-6 thanks to Dilshan's 101 off 124...
  • 2nd Test: MS Dhoni returns as India plot Gabba heist December 16, 2014

    It will be a huge ask for Team India to pull themselves out of the painful Adelaide thoughts, but international sport is as much about getting back on your feet as it is about maintaining a stranglehold. A defeat in the final session of a Test is always painful and the...
  • Coal scam: Court returns CBI's closure report in Hindalco case, asks to record Manmohan's statement December 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The special court probing coal blocks allocation scam on Tuesday asked Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to further investigate a case allegedly involving former coal secretary PC Parakh and industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla. Returning the closure report submitted by the CBI in the Hindalco case, the special court asked...
  • Mahela Jayawardene to bid final goodbye to home ODIs against England December 15, 2014

    Colombo: Making it obvious that he will retire after the 2015 World Cup, former Sri Lankan skipper Mahela Jayawardene on Monday revealed on social media that the seventh and final ODI against England on Tuesday will be his last at home turf. "Going for my last practice session with the boys...
  • Today I have come a full circle: Designer Ritu Beri on completing 25 years in fashion December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Ritu Beri, often called India's 'Fashion Queen', has completed 25 years in the fashion industry. The designer says her life has been a 'fairytale' and beyond her dreams and now she is keen to write "inspirational books". The designer, who was among the first Indians to storm the catwalks...