Lose

  • Watch: Man loses a bet and now actually has to eat his own hat, thankfully washed down with a drink and ketchup March 28, 2014

    The Internet is a weird place and getting weirder each day. This poor guy lost a bet and now actually has to eat his own hat. He cuts tiny bits of it, washes it down with beverage and ketchup. ...
  • 'Losing My Religion' is a read that does not disappoint at all February 24, 2014

    There are few books that take you by surprise sometimes. You do not think of them to wow you or for that matter to hold your interest for long. I thought that perhaps Losing My Religion would fall in that category. I was mistaken. I could not put the book...
  • 5th ODI: India outplayed once again, lose series to NZ 4-0 January 31, 2014

    India's losing streak in 2014 saw them succumbing to another embarrassing defeat at Wellington on Friday, when hosts New Zealand outplayed the visitors yet again, winning the fifth ODI by 87 runs to take home the series 4-0. Set a daunting 304 to win, thanks to another disappointing performance by their...
  • 4th ODI: Hapless India concede series 3-0 after 7-wicket loss to NZ January 28, 2014

    India made bold moves, some logical and some totally out of context, but it boiled down to Indian bowling that caved in once again and failed to defend a competitive 278 for 5, which New Zealand overhauled to win by seven wickets and with 11 balls to spare - thanks...
  • 'Anguished' Advani cuts a lonely figure September 13, 2013

    New Delhi: He was instrumental in BJP's rise to power in the nineties and credited with its phenomenal growth, but L.K. Advani cut a lonely figure Friday as the party announced Narendra Modi as its prime ministerial candidate, even as he voiced his "anguish" and "disappointment" at the move. Advani, 85,...
  • India A left to rue dramatic collapses August 28, 2013

    In losing 5 for 18 and 5 for 7 either side of a 160-run partnership, Cheteshwar Pujara's team slumped to a 121-run defeat in Pretoria on Tuesday that levelled the unofficial Test series 1-1. After the innings-and-13-run win over South Africa A in the first match in Rustenburg, India A...
  • Zareen Khan is trying hard to lose weight July 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Zareen Khan wasn't the conventional slim and trim Bollywood actress when she entered the film industry with 'Veer', but if a source is to be believed, she has been trying hard to shed any extra weight for a perfect shape. Zareen is said to have been switching between power...
  • Pak bowler Asif loses appeal against spot-fixing conviction June 12, 2013

    London: Pakistan bowler Mohammad Asif has lost an appeal against his conviction for spot-fixing. The Court of Appeal in London said on Wednesday there weren't "any grounds, arguable or otherwise, for attacking the safety of the convictions of this applicant." Asif served half of a 12-month sentence for his involvement in...
  • SpiceJet's loss narrows, helped by Kingfisher woes November 13, 2012

    New Delhi: SpiceJet, India's second-biggest budget carrier by market share, reduced its second-quarter losses by 32 per cent, benefiting from massive cuts in capacity by rival Kingfisher Airlines. The losses still reflect the fiercely competitive aviation industry, which lost a combined $2 billion last year. All but unlisted IndiGo lost money,...
  • Mitt Romney concedes to President Obama November 7, 2012

    Washington: Republican Mitt Romney has called President Barack Obama to concede the presidential race. "I have just called President Obama to congratulate him on his victory," said Romney. Romney is expected to speak shortly in Boston before supporters. Mitt Romney is now headed to a hotel ballroom to publicly acknowledge his...
  • Satisfied with my effort, says Mary Kom August 8, 2012

    London: MC Mary Kom, who settled for an Olympic bronze on Wednesday after losing her semi-final bout to local favourite Nicola Adams, said she was satisfied with her effort at the London Games. "It has been a tough journey. I carried on with the support of family and friends. I want...
  • India sinks to a new low in Olympics hockey August 7, 2012

    London: India on Tuesday ended their Olympic Games campaign with an ignominious all-loss record, their worst in the history of the mega event, after they were drubbed 3-0 by a lowly Belgium in their last pool match here. Fumbling strikers continued to cause misery for India and their humiliation was complete...
  • Defeat has left sour taste, says Strauss July 24, 2012

    London: England captain Andrew Strauss was left with a "sour taste in the mouth" after his team suffered a crushing innings-and-12-run defeat by South Africa in the first Test on Monday. In a battle between the world's top two teams, and with England's number one ranking on the line, Strauss had...
  • Karnataka: 1800 engineers set to lose jobs July 14, 2012

    Bangalore: As many as 1,797 engineers serving in various state government departments face the threat of losing their jobs as the High Court on Friday upheld the KAT order quashing their appointments. The court held that the postings were in violation of special rules formulated by the state in 2001...
  • Striker Adriano locked up in hotel to lose weight February 9, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Corinthians are keeping former Brazil star Adriano at the team's hotel and are ordering him to go on a strict diet to try to get the striker back in shape. The team said on Wednesday that Adriano will have to stay inside the hotel at the team's headquarters at...
  • Husbands lose interest when women become mothers December 2, 2011

    London: One in every three women believe that their husbands "lose interest" in them and don't find them attractive any more once they give birth, says a British study. Almost half of women surveyed accused their husbands of "forgetting" who they were since they became a mother, said the research by...
  • Vivek Oberoi to shed his muscles for next film November 1, 2011

    Mumbai: The actor has been asked to shed his muscles for his next film Actors are pushing the envelope today when it comes to portraying various on-screen personas. Robert De Niro gained 60 pounds for Raging Bull, while Aamir Khan beefed up for Ghajini and lost it again for 3 Idiots....
  • The end of the world: R.E.M. calling it quits September 22, 2011

    New York: R.I.P. to R.E.M. The alternative rock group that shook up the music world with its experimental, edgy sound and then earned multiplatinum success and a place in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced on its website Wednesday that it has "decided to call it a day...
  • UK's atomic clock 'is world's most accurate' August 27, 2011

    London: An atomic clock at Britain's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is the world's most accurate and it would lose or gain less than a second in some 138 million years, research has found. Studies of the NPL's CsF2 clock's performance, to be published in...
  • Suryanamaskar can help shed extra kilos June 8, 2011

    Yoga instructor Shalini Vadehra shows you how the 'Suryanamaskar' can help you shed those extra kilos. ...
  • HC summons AI management, striking pilots May 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The Air India pilots strike is nowhere near the end even on Day 7 and it's the passengers who continue to suffer - thanks to a group of pilots and the management of the national carrier who are holding them to ransom. The Delhi High Court has also issued...
  • Book Talk: Road trip with a sadder, wiser Elvis February 3, 2011

    Tokyo: What would Elvis be like if he had survived the trials of middle age and was still alive today, chastened and reflective at 76? And what if he went on a road trip back to his past? Ben Fish, the main character of Micah Nathan's 'Losing Graceland,' is 21, just...
  • Hockey WC: India lose to Spain, out of race for semifinals March 5, 2010

    New Delhi: India coach Jose Brasa said his boys made some childish mistakes that saw the hosts go down 2-5 to Spain on Thursday and jeopardised their Hockey World Cup hopes. Brasa said with the loss against Spain, the team's semi-final chances are all but over. "We made some childish mistakes. It...
  • Talks fail, Air India pilots to intensify agitation September 28, 2009

    New Delhi: The agitating pilots of the cash-strapped national carrier Air India on Monday threatened to intensify their strike after talks between them and the airline management failed to resolve the impasse. "The management has refused to address our concerns. We will continue our agitation. We expect our pilots across the...
  • Get back into shape painlessly! May 25, 2009

    Are you out of shape? When our body is out of shape, it usually means that our life isn't quite on track. I know that when my fitness sinks, some superfluous kilos start to collect around my middle, and my energy sags -- my life is out of balance. I would...
  • Masand's movie review: How To Lose Friends... February 7, 2009

    Cast: Simon Pegg, Gillian Anderson, Megan Fox Direction: Robert B Weide How To Lose Friends And Alienate People stars Simon Pegg as sarcastic British journo Simon Young, who longs to be a part of the glamorous world of fame and celebrity. He gets his chance when hot-shot editor Clayton Harding (played by...
  • Want to lose weight? Dance those calories away December 15, 2008

    Your New Year's outfit is all ready. But are you? You've wanted to shed those extra pounds forever. What better way to do it than with dance? What's more, include your better half as well. Whether it is the Cha Cha, the Salsa, the Samba, the Foxtrot or the Jive, dancing...
  • Nine ministers lose in Rajasthan December 9, 2008

    Jaipur: Nine BJP ministers and Speaker Sumitra Singh were among prominent leaders of the ruling party who were trounced in the Rajasthan Assembly elections as the saffron party was ousted from power in the desert state. Sumitra Singh (BJP) was defeated by a margin of 15,040 votes by her Congress rival...
  • How to stick to your New Year's resolutions December 30, 2007

    London: Always make a New Year resolution but fail to comply with it? Don’t worry, for a leading psychologist has devised a formula, which will help boost your chances of succeeding in the pledges. Professor Richard Wiseman, of the University of Hertfordshire said that with his technique, the chances of fulfilment...
  • Paes-Damm out of Cincinnati Masters August 19, 2007

    Fourth seeds Leander Paes and Martin Damm went down to top seeds Bob and Mike Bryan in the semifinals of the Cincinnati Masters. The Indo-Czech pair squandered a one-set lead to go down 3-6 6-0 10-7 to the Americans. Paes-Damm were off to a brilliant start, winning the first set...