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  • 4th ODI: Rahane, Dhawan power India to series win against England 15 hours 48 minutes ago

    Ajinkya Rahane's maiden ODI ton and Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 97 helped India beat England by nine wickets in the fourth game at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England were restricted to 206 and India have chased it down in 30.3 overs. Dhawan finished the game with a handsome six as India now...
  • Better facilities can fetch India more medals, says Sushil Kumar 19 hours 28 minutes ago

    Ghaziabad: Two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar on Tuesday said if the budding wrestlers are provided better facilities, especially in villages, India could end up winning more medals than China in top international events. "Had the government ever thought of promoting sport of wrestling in villages, India could have won more gold...
  • Nalanda University hopes to attract students from across the world 23 hours 14 minutes ago

    The world's oldest university has reopened after 800 years as 15 national and international students enroll for classes at the Nalanda University in Bihar. Even though it is a far cry from the granduer of the past, the institution is taking baby steps to re-establish itself. ...
  • 'Golden Star', 'Crazy Star' and 'Supreme Star': A definitive guide to the honorary titles of filmstars in southern film industries 21 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: They wear no cape and they have no super powers. Yet people on the streets recognise them on sight, and add superlatives to their names. The actors, nay, superstars from the Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industry are superheroes to their fans. Most Indians have heard of the prefix...
  • Akshay Kumar: I work eight hours a day, take maximum holidays and do three-four films a year 2 days ago

    Akshay Kumar has revealed that he does not find it difficult to do three-four films a year and at the same time can easily find time for family. "I have been doing this since 24 years, I don't think why I should stop it. I don't find it difficulat. I work...
  • Discontent brewing in SAD-BJP camp in Punjab 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Discontent has been brewing in the SAD-BJP camp in Punjab over various issues, including the switching of sides by senior leader PS Gill and imposition of property and advance taxes in the state. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patron and Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal had termed the induction of SAD...
  • CBI mulls DA case against Central Board CEO Rakesh Kumar 2 days ago

    Mumbai: CBI, which is probing the alleged bribery case involving Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar, is contemplating filing a case of Disproportionate Assets (DA) against him. "We are presently scrutinising the documents and articles seized so far to ascertain the possibility of a DA case against...
  • Forced conversion row: Ranchi Police raids shooter Tara Sahdev's husband's house 2 days ago

    Ranchi: Ranchi Police on Sunday raided the house of national level gold medallist rifle shooting champion Tara Sahdev's husband Raqibul Hasan alias Ranjit Kohli for allegedly forcing her to convert her religion after marriage. The police seized 16 SIM cards and 15 mobile phones from his house. "We have also...
  • Watch: Cyrus's spoof on RJD Chief Lalu Prasad 2 days ago

    On this episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha comments on the possibility of forming an anti-BJP "secular" front as former Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and RJD Chief Lalu Prasad meet. ...
  • Arjuna award means lot to me, says boxer Jai Bhagwan 4 days ago

    However, Jai Bhagwan was miffed when another fellow boxer Manoj Kumar was ignored for the same honour. ...
  • Table-toppers Khalsa Warriors to face Lahore Lions 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Khalsa Warriors and Lahore Lions, the only two unbeaten teams in the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi League (WWKL) will clash in the first of the four clashes scheduled for the weekend at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. Both teams have an all-win record from the three matches they have...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to be considered again for Arjuna Award 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Centre on Thursday said the case of boxer Manoj Kumar, who challenged the Arjuna Award committee's decision to not consider him for the honour, will be placed before the panel again and irrespective of its decision, the Sports Ministry will consider his eligibility for the award. The ministry,...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar gets another shot at Arjuna Award 5 days ago

    The Delhi High Court has asked the Sports Ministry to reconsider the name of 2010 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Manoj Mumar for this year's Arjuna Award if he is deserving. ...
  • Bollywood films that are releasing in 2014 might as well shut shop. The ultimate blockbuster is here. And it is called 'Dear v/s Bear' 6 days ago

    You think 'Kanti Shah ke Angoor' is the best Bollywood film of all time? Wait till you see Uttar Kumar's latest offeirng 'Dear v/s Bear'. They have employed some high-level animation:And clearly spared no expenses with respect to locations:And have used great VFX:Have cast appropriate people for the roles:And even...
  • U Mumba edge out Puneri Paltans in Pro Kabaddi 6 days ago

    Bangalore: Having already booked a semi-final spot, U Mumba packed another punch in their last league game as they edged past Puneri Paltans 36-35 in the Star Sports Pro Kabbadi League at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium here on Wednesday. Mumbai gained five points, taking their tally to 51 in an inconsequential...
  • Mary Kom, Akhil Kumar back in boxing squad for Asian Games 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a stunning reversal, Olympic bronze medallist and five-time world champion M.C.Mary Kom defeated Pinki Jhangra, a Commonwealth Games bronze medallist, to make the 13-member Indian boxing contingent for the Asian Games slated for Sep 19-Oct 4 in the South Korean city of Incheon. It was Pinki, who had...
  • For 'Mary Kom', we tried prosthetics and make-up to make my eyes look slanted - but it all looked gimmicky: Priyanka Chopra 1 week ago

    For many weeks the upcoming film 'Mary Kom' has been in news. From positive interest at first -- come on, someone is making a biopic on the life of an Indian woman boxer -- the social media began to talk about the casting of the film. MC Mary Kom, a five-time...
  • 2nd ODI: A cracking win over England need of the hour for India 1 week ago

    With off-field matters taking precedence over on-field performance, Indian cricket is in need of a cracking show by its team at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Wednesday, where - weather permitting - the visitors take on England in the second ODI after a washout in the first. India captain...
  • Can a consolidation of Opposition forces really block the Modi juggernaut? August 25, 2014

    It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. ...
  • Nitish hails people's verdict; Shahnawaz takes responsibility of poll debacle August 25, 2014

    These bypolls were being touted by political pundits as the 'semi-final' before the full-fledged Bihar Assembly elections scheduled in the later half of 2015. ...
  • Coal scam: CBI to drop case against Kumar Mangalam Birla August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI is likely to close a case against industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla in the coal block allocation scam, an official said on Monday. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had booked Birla as a representative of the Aditya Birla Group and his group company Hindalco, one of the...
  • As it happened: England vs India, 1st ODI August 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After getting humiliated in the Test series, India would look to redeem their campaign when they take on England in the first one-dayer in Bristol. The visitors would be more comfortable in the 50-over format after being boosted by fresh...
  • Bihar bypoll results: Nitish-Lalu formula works as RJD-JDU-Congress alliance wins 6 out of 10 seats August 25, 2014

    Patna: It was a big day for the grand alliance of the Rashtriya Janata Dal, Janata Dal United and the Congress in Bihar as it swept six out of the 10 assembly seats that went to polls last week. The BJP was brought down to four seats. These bypolls were being...
  • Results of bypolls in 4 states to be declared today; can the Lalu-Nitish alliance dent BJP in Bihar? August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The results for assembly bypolls held in four states - Punjab, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka will be declared on Monday. Counting will begin at 8 am on Monday morning. These are the first assembly bypolls after the political realignment in Bihar. Ten assembly seats went to polls in...
  • Karnataka bypolls: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins from Bellary Rural seat August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Congress leader NY Gopalakrishna wins Bellary Rural bypoll by a margin of 33104 votes. Congress is leading in Chikkodi-Sadalaga with 13360 votes. BJP is leading in Shikaripura. Counting of votes for the August 21 by-election to three Assembly seats from Karnataka begins today with the outcome being a test...
  • J&K: Pak forces diverting attention of its people from internal turmoil, says BSF August 24, 2014

    Jammu: Indian troops have given a befitting reply to the ceasefire violations by Pakistani forces, BSF said on Sunday while strongly criticising it for repeatedly disturbing peace along the border. IG, BSF, Jammu Frontier, Rakesh Kumar Sharma, talking to reporters, also said that Pakistan wanted to divert the attention of...
  • Karnataka bypolls results on Monday: Congress, BJP keep fingers crossed August 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Counting of votes for the August 21 by-election to three Assembly seats from Karnataka will be held tomorrow with the outcome being a test of popularity and prestige for Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and BJP Vice-President BS Yeddyurappa. Both the ruling Congress and BJP fought a hard battle in the...
  • Youth Olympics: Boxer Solanki loses in semis, to play for bronze August 24, 2014

    Nanjing: Boxer Gaurav Solanki will fight out for a bronze medal in men's flyweight (52kg) after he lost his semi-final bout against Ping Lyu of China in the second Youth Olympics on Sunday. Solanki lost 0-3 on points to his Chinese opponent and he will take on Muhammad Ali of Great...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Censor Board CEO August 24, 2014

    The CBI on August 18 arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. ...