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  • Sunil Gavaskar blasts Indian bowlers, wants Ishant out of team January 20, 2015

    Brisbane: Once again slamming the Indian bowlers for their poor showing in Australian conditions ahead of the World Cup, former captain Sunil Gavaskar said that the bowlers have learnt nothing from their past experiences on foreign tours. After failing to take 20 wickets in the 2-0 Test series defeat against Australia,...
  • Photo of the day: This rare black-and-white picture shows Shah Rukh Khan's parents meeting Aamir Khan's great grand uncle January 20, 2015

    If you think that the friendship between Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan go as far as when they first met in Bollywood, you might just be surprised. Take a look at this picture of the Shah Rukh Khan' s parents Lateef Fatima Khan and Taj Mohammed Khan meeting Aamir...
  • Sundeep Kishan: 'Beeruva' gave me the confidence to acquire the distribution rights January 20, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Sundeep Kishan may not have scored a hit with his last release 'Joru', but he's so confident about his forthcoming Telugu romantic-comedy 'Beeruva' that he decided to pick up the distribution rights of the film in Guntur area. "It's a fresh idea that has been treated commercially to reach...
  • 'Baby' is a well-carved film; talks about terrorism, says Akshay Kumar January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: After impressing audiences and critics with his army officer act in "Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty" in 2014, Bollywood's action star Akshay Kumar is once again broaching the subject of terrorism in his forthcoming film "Baby". He says the intent is to discuss these issues "openly"...
  • Amrita Rao: I'd like to work with Ranveer Singh; he reminds me of Kishore Kumar January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Amrita Rao, who has worked with superstars like Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan since her debut in 2002, says she is eagerly waiting to work with Ranveer Singh as he reminds her of legendary actor Kishore Kumar. Amrita was present at an event when she was asked about...
  • Indian bowlers face burnout ahead of World Cup 2015 January 20, 2015

    Of late, Indian bowlers have had to face some stick justifiably, but more often sheer overwork for a long period of time seemed to have weariness and fatigue setting in. Let us see their workload. In 2014, India had played a diverse five-Test series against England, followed by five ODIs and a...
  • Akshay Kumar is very chilled-out; doesn't behave like a superstar, says 'Hate Story 2' actor Sushant Singh January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Hate Story 2' actor Sushant Singh is impressed with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar's humility after sharing screen space with him in the upcoming film 'Baby'. The 42-year-old actor said Akshay was one of the reasons for him to do 'Baby'. "Working with Akshay was really nice. He is a great actor...
  • I completely relied on Neeraj Pandey and his script for 'Baby'; became a director's actor: Akshay Kumar January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar says he completely relied on his director Neeraj Pandey while playing an undercover agent in their upcoming film 'Baby'. Akshay, 47, who has played law enforcement officers in his earlier films like 'Holiday', 'Rowdy Rathore', 'Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo' among others, said he went to the...
  • As it happened: 4th ODI, New Zealand vs Sri Lanka January 20, 2015

    (For ball by ball commentary scroll down to bottom of the page) Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat in the the 4th ODI as Kyle Mills returned to the New Zealand squad after coming through his comeback match for Auckland from a groin injury with flying colours. Playing...
  • Bowlers, Dhawan under the scanner as India battle England January 19, 2015

    India, with all the trash talk that is going around about their bowling, did reasonably well at the fag end of the match, taking it to the second last over when the match should have been over well before that, considering the start they got. But given our track record...
  • Working with Centre to serve high expectations of the nation: ISRO January 19, 2015

    ISRO Chief AS Kiran Kumar said that they are working with all the 83 departments of Government of India to find out how the space technologies can be used by them. ...
  • Indian bowlers impressed but worries remain January 19, 2015

    MS Dhoni will have to dig deep to tidy things up on India's bowling front after Sunday's defeat to Australia in the Carlton Mid Tri-series highlighted white-ball worries. India's bowlers first faltered and then regrouped to stage recovery, but left it too late to get back in contention for a win...
  • MS Dhoni attributes lacklustre new ball bowling for India's loss January 18, 2015

    Melbourne: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday conceded that his side lost the plot in the early overs with new ball bowlers failing to make a mark in their tense four-wicket loss against Australia in their cricket tri-series match here. "It was a good match overall and Mitchell Starc (6/43)...
  • After Kiran Bedi and Shazia Ilmi, former AAP MLA Vinod Kumar Binny joins BJP January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Aam Aadmi Party MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Sunday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). A former MLA from Laxmi Nagar, Binny had quit Aam Aadmi Party last year. Binny is the third former associate of Arvind Kejriwal who joined BJP. On Friday, after Kiran Bedi, former AAP...
  • Delhi polls: Vinod Kumar Binny may also join BJP January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Aam Aadmi Party MLA Vinod Kumar Binny on Saturday met Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay, triggering speculations that he may join the party. Discussions with Binny are in the last stages and he may join the party anytime soon, the sources said. A senior BJP leader said that...
  • Photo of the day: Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna celebrate a 'humourous' 14th marriage anniversary January 17, 2015

    They may be married for 14 years now, but Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna appear to be much in love. On their marriage anniversary, Akshay Kumar posted a picture of him and his wife and captioned it as "After 14 years of listening to the same old jokes of @mrsfunnybones...
  • Sri Lanka great Kumar Sangakkara signs for Surrey January 16, 2015

    London: Sri Lanka batting great Kumar Sangakkara is to join Surrey, the English county announced on Friday. Sangakkara is currently ranked as the world's number one Test batsman and is one of the most prolific scorers in the history of the five-day game with 12,203 runs to his credit. The 37-year-old...
  • Kumar Sangakkara joins Surrey for 2015 season January 16, 2015

    London: English cricket county side Surrey, on Friday confirmed the signing of Sri Lanka batsman Kumar Sangakkara. "He is a five-star player and person and that is important because he will be working with our homegrown players," Alec Stewart, director of the county club was quoted as saying by bbc.com on...
  • Uber cab rape case: Victim identifies driver in court January 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The woman executive allegedly raped by Uber taxi driver Shiv Kumar Yadav identified him as the rapist during the recording of her statement in the trial which began on Thursday, sources said. Testifying as a prosecution witness in the case, the victim told Additional Sessions Judge Kaveri Baweja that...
  • BJP doubts Janata Parivar merger; sides with Bihar CM Jitan Ram Manjhi January 15, 2015

    Patna: Amid talks of the merger of old Janata Parivar splinter parties, BJP on Thursday expressed doubt over the unification and hinted at siding with Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi in the power tussle with Nitish Kumar. "The contradictory assertions of senior leaders in the last one week is enough to...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI January 15, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Preview: Kane Williamson's absence for possibly the next three matches against Sri Lanka could be a blessing in disguise for New Zealand, with the batting order given the opportunity to fine tune plans for the World Cup. Test opener Tom Latham...
  • Delhi elections: Former AAP leader Shazia Ilmi to campaign for BJP, may join tomorrow January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Ahead of Delhi assembly elections, former Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi is likely to join the Bhartiya Janata Party on Thursday. She will be campaigning for BJP in upcoming Delhi assembly polls. Just a few days after the Lok Sabha election results, in which AAP had failed to...
  • Ranbir Kapoor: Will watch World Cup matches between shoots January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood hearthrob Ranbir Kapoor is awaiting the onset of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup season, starting next month. He says come what may, he'll try and make time to watch the matches in between his shoots. Ranbir is the brand ambassador of Lay's, the latest campaign of which...
  • Kannada legend Dr Rajkumar's grandson Vinay Rajkumar set to make a debut in 'Siddartha' January 13, 2015

    A fourth generation actor from legendary Sandalwood actor Dr Rajkumar's family, Vinay Rajkumar is set to make his debut with Prakash Jayaram's film 'Siddartha'. Produced by Parvathamma Rajakumar for Poornima Enterprises, the film also stars Apoorva Arora. Ashish Vidyarthi, Ashwini Gowda, Achyuth Kumar, Sadhu Kokila, Ashok and Sudharani in key roles. The...
  • Uber rape: Delhi court frames charges of rape, kidnapping, criminal intimidation against driver January 13, 2015

    New Delhi: A Delhi court has framed charges for the offences of rape, kidnapping and criminal intimidation against Uber cab driver accused of raping a 25-yr-old woman. The driver of US-based cab service provider was identified in the court premises by a 25-year-old woman executive who was raped allegedly by...
  • John Abraham denies animosity with 'good friend' Akshay Kumar January 13, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor John Abraham has replaced Akshay Kumar in 'Welcome Back' and 'Hera Pheri 3'. But he says this has not had any effect on their camaraderie. Asked about it, John said: "When I signed 'Welcome Back', I called up Akshay and I gave him the news first. He was very...
  • AS Kiran Kumar appointed as new ISRO chief January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: AS Kiran Kumar on Monday was appointed as the new Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief. He was the director of Satellite Application Centre and joined ISRO in 1975. He was also behind the success of India's Mars Orbiter Mission which entered the Martian orbit on September 24. Kumar has...