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  • 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' 5 hours 7 minutes 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 16 hours 0 minutes 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 16 hours 45 minutes 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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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? 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    (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 2 days ago

    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? 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    The CBI on August 18 arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. ...
  • Priyanka Chopra: Women-centric roles are not popular in Bollywood 4 days ago

    Ahmedabad: Actress Priyanka Chopra, whose upcoming biopic on boxing champion Mary Kom has generated a lot of sensation, today said that woman-oriented roles are still not much welcomed in Bollywood. "Mary Kom is a film obviously about Mary Kom. First and the foremost, female-centric roles are not welcomed in Bollywood," Priyanka...
  • Syndicate Bank case: Court orders proclamation proceedings 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A special CBI court on Friday ordered issuance of process for the presence in court of alleged middleman Purushotam Totlani, who is evading arrest in connection with the Syndicate bank bribery case. Special CBI Judge Swarana Kanta Sharma observed that the accused was "concealing himself" and despite issuance of...
  • Former NCPCR member Vinod Kumar Tikoo says 'kindergarten schools should fall under regulatory authority' 6 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, former National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) member Vinod Kumar Tikoo said that the problem with kindergarten schools was that they did not fall under any regulatory authority. "The authority should take onus of the fact that they are actually responsible for the...
  • Watch: The Indian Ice Bucket Challenge: 9 celebrities including Sania Mirza, Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan soak themselves in ice cold water 1 week ago

    After a series of Hollywood stars and famous celebrities taking the Ice Bucket Challenge in the west, it is India's turn now. Bollywood seems pretty excited about getting drenched in ice cold water and a number of popular actors stepped forward to join the cause. Spreading awareness about the ALS...
  • Akshay Kumar takes the ALS ice bucket challenge; nominates Salman Khan, Twinkle Khanna, Johnny Lever, Ashwini Yardi 1 week ago

    Akshay Kumar performed the ALS ice bucket challenge in a true 'khiladi' style. In the windy part of Cape Town, Kumar asked 11 contestants from the show he was hosting there, to pour ice water on him. He added that the temperature there was 8 degrees Celsius. He was responding to...
  • Hindalco blunder: Did CBI jump the gun on Birla in the coal scam case? 1 week ago

    In what comes as a huge embarrassment for the CBI, the agency has decided to file a closure report in its high profile coalgate FIR against Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh. Sources say the CBI has found no prosecutable evidence. ...
  • Assembly bypolls to test strength of regrouped Lalu Prasad, Nitish Kumar 1 week ago

    Bypolls to 10 Assembly seats in Bihar on August 21 will establish whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi's magic is still working in the state or that of Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar, who have claimed a winning formula in allying. The bypoll, the first major political event after the general elections...
  • Former JVM MP Ajay Kumar to join Congress on August 22 1 week ago

    Former Jharkhand Vikas Morcha (Prajatantrik) (JVM) Member of Parliament from Jamshedpur, Ajay Kumar will formally join Congress party at a function to be held in Ranchi on August 22. Kumar, who was given a warm welcome by Congress party leaders and workers on his arrival today, told newsmen that he has...
  • Coalgate: CBI to file closure in Hindalco case, Birla, Parakh to get clean chit, say sources August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation is set to file a closure report in the Hindalco case in the coal allocation scam. CBI sources say that Kumar Mangalam Birla and former coal secretary PC Parakh will be given a clean chit. Sources say that there is no prosecutable evidence found...
  • Films cleared by Censor Board during Rakesh Kumar's tenure under CBI scanner August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Tuesday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources here, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film Certification CEO came under the agency...
  • If Nitish Kumar has any self-respect, he should quit politics: Senior JD(U) leader on Lalu's comment August 19, 2014

    A senior JD(U) leader on Tuesday launched a scathing attack at former Chief Minister Nitish Kumar asking him to quit politics over RJD president Lalu Prasad's remarks that Kumar had fallen on his feet for forging alliance. The remark was made by senior JD(U) leader Shakuni Chaudhary whose son Samrat Chaudhary...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli drop in Test rankings August 19, 2014

    Dubai: Indian batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli's dismal performances in the recently concluded five-match Test series against England saw them dropping down in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings for Test batsmen, following their side's 1-3 series defeat. While Pujara dropped four places to 16th, Kohli slid a further five...
  • CBI arrests Censor Board CEO on bribery charge August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday arrested Censor Board CEO Rakesh Kumar for allegedly demanding Rs 70,000 as bribe for clearing a regional movie. According to CBI sources, the arrest was made late in the evening in Mumbai as the Central Board of Film Certification CEO came under the agency...
  • From Nitish Bhardwaj as a flute-playing villager, to Akshay Kumar as a Ray Ban-wearing charmer: How the portrayal of Lord Krishna has evolved on screen August 18, 2014

    New Delhi: He has a signature look. His has his favourite accessories, his favourite music instrument and he's got a way with the ladies. One of the most intriguing characters from the Indian epic 'Mahabharata', Lord Krishna's tales have enthralled bhakts for centuries. An inspiration for poetry, prose and art all...