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  • Indian men, women win World Cup Kabaddi titles Yesterday

    The Indian men's team continued their winning streak by clinching the fifth Kabaddi World Cup title, while the women's side bagged the crown for the fourth consecutive time, here on Saturday. At a grand finale held at Guru Gobind Singh Multipurpose Stadium, the Indian men's team defeated Pakistan 45-42 for the...
  • Ashton Kutcher hints at Charlie Sheen's comeback for the 'Two and a Half Men' finale 6 days ago

    Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher might just have let slip the biggest cameo casting of the year as he hinted at Charlie Sheen's comeback for the 'Two and Half men' finale. He was speaking to Ellen DeGeneres. ...
  • As it happened: India vs Pakistan, Champions Trophy Semi-final December 13, 2014

    Bhubaneswar hasn't seen anything as big as this - India vs Pakistan in one of the elite international hockey tournaments - FIH Men's Champions Trophy. PREVIEW: India have never been in a Champions Trophy final, and a win on Saturday will not only assure them a second medal in the tournament's...
  • China gives men a chance to experience pain of childbirth December 11, 2014

    A hospital in eastern China is offering fathers-to-be a chance to experience the pain of childbirth after several new moms complained they got little sympathy from their partners. For the simulations, pads attached to a device are placed above the abdomen, giving electric shocks that induce pain. ...
  • As it happened: India vs Netherlands, Champions Trophy December 9, 2014

    The hosts would hope to get an upset win over the Dutch under their belt before the all-important quarter-finals. Preview: Their morale low after two consecutive losses, Indian men's hockey team will have to plug the holes and produce a miracle performance to tame World Cup silver medallist the Netherlands in...
  • Ryan Reynolds to star in 'X-Men' spin-off 'Deadpool'? December 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Ryan Reynolds has hinted that he will be starring in the upcoming 'Deadpool' movie. 20th Century Fox announced earlier this year that an X-Men spin-off movie based around mercenary Deadpool will hit cinemas in 2016. Reynolds, 38, previously played Deadpool's alter-ego Wade Wilson in 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine', and rumours...
  • US mulls lifting ban on gay blood donations December 3, 2014

    Washington: A US ban on blood donations by gays could be eased after 31 years, depending on the decision of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee that began two days of meetings. Current US law bars any man who has had sex with a man even once since 1977...
  • Jean-Claude Van Damme to return for 'Kickboxer' remake December 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor-martial artist Jean-Claude Van Damme, who is known for his action in 1989 film 'Kickboxer', is in final negotiations to return for its remake. John Stockwell will be directing the movie. It will feature 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Dave Bautista and 'X Men: Days of Futue Past' actor...
  • Oscar Isaac to be the villain in 'X-Men: Apocalypse' November 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Oscar Isaac has been confirmed as the titular villain in Bryan Singer's 'X-Men: Apocalypse'. The movie is the latest X-Men installment and Bryan Singer is returning to the director's chair. The actor is best known for his roles in the Coen brothers' 'Inside Llewyn Davis' and for 'Drive'. He is...
  • Hockey: Mandeep Singh left out of India's 18-man Champions Trophy squad November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Young forward Mandeep Singh was the notable omission from India's 18-man squad for the Champions Trophy announced by Hockey India on Monday. Mandeep was among the three men left out of the squad that toured for the bilateral series in Australia, which India won. Midfielder Satbir Singh and defender...
  • Watch: The Week That Wasn't with Cyrus Broacha November 23, 2014

    On this episode of The Week That Wasn't, Cyrus Boracha takes on IPL spot-fixing, jeeyo parsi campaign, International Men's day. He also speaks to a cricket expert. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha's take on International Men's Day November 23, 2014

    Cyrus Broacha's take on how men around India celebrate International Men's Day! ...
  • Labour-intensive: China hospital gives men chance to experience pain of childbirth November 23, 2014

    Jinan, China: A hospital in eastern China is offering fathers-to-be a chance to experience the pain of childbirth after several new moms complained they got little sympathy from their partners. Free sessions are held twice a week at Aima maternity hospital in Shandong province and about 100 men have signed up...
  • A day for men, too much to ask? November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: We have a day for everyone - Children's Day, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Girl Child Day, Veterinary Day, Family Day, Friendship Day, Teachers Day, International Women's Day to the extent even an Animal Welfare Day and most of these are celebrated with much fanfare. But tell someone about...
  • Is engaging men crucial on issues of violence against women? November 11, 2014

    A study done by the United Nations has produced some alarming results. Six out of 10 Indian men have admitted to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners. ...
  • 6 out of 10 men admit to having perpetrated violence against wives, partners: UN November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A study done by the United Nations has produced some alarming results. Six out of 10 Indian men have admitted to having perpetrated violence against their wives or partners. The study goes on to say that men who experienced discrimination as children or faced financial stress are more likely...
  • Watch: Table Tennis world champion's celebration costs him $45K October 28, 2014

    Beijing: China's world and Olympic table tennis champion Zhang Jike may face further action after being stripped of USD 45,000 in prize money for damaging advertising hoardings during over enthusiastic victory celebrations at a tournament in Germany. Reigning singles world champion Jike kicked an advertising hoarding next to the court, breaking...
  • British-Iranian woman jailed for attending men's volleyball and asking for women to be able to go to volleyball matches, awaits trial October 16, 2014

    A British-Iranian woman was arrested in Tehran for attending a men's volleyball game and asking for women to be able to go to such matches. An Amnesty International, UK, petition, being widely shared on social media stated that Ghoncheh Ghavami was imprisoned in Tehran's notorious Evin Prison just for asking...
  • Hyderabad: 11-year-old boy set ablaze by army men dies October 10, 2014

    An 11-year-old boy, who was set ablaze by unidentified military men, died at a hospital here Thursday, police said. Sheikh Mustafauddin, who was found with critical burn injuries at garrison area in Mehdipatnam in the heart of the city Wednesday, died at DRDO Apollo Hospital. The body was shifted to government-run Osmania...
  • Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis name daughter Wyatt Isabelle October 4, 2014

    Reuters: Ashton Kutcher, the star of the hit television show "Two and a Half Men" and his partner, actress Mila Kunis, have named their baby daughter Wyatt Isabelle, the actor said on Friday. Kutcher, 36, posted the news on his website along with several pictures of babies asking viewers to guess...
  • Men with bulging bellies last longer in bed September 26, 2014

    Do not be ashamed of your bulging belly any more during sex. A fascinating research shows that men with larger bellies perform much longer between the sheets. According to Turkish researchers, more fat around the stomach area means a man has more estradiol. Estradiol is a female sex hormone which helps to...
  • Women have outnumbered men throughout history: Study September 25, 2014

    Berlin: Women have outnumbered men throughout human history and made a greater genetic contribution to the global population than males, according to a new study. The study compared the paternally-inherited Y chromosome (NRY) with maternally inherited mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) of 623 males from 51 populations. The analysis showed that female populations...
  • We're trying to figure out what makes the most sense: Charlie Sheen on approaching the makers of 'Two and a Half Men' September 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Charlie Sheen says there have been talks between him and the makers of hit comedy drama 'Two and a Half Men' for his possible return on the show. Sheen, 49, was on 'Two and a Half Men' for eight seasons before his infamous exit in 2011, reported...
  • Is Bryan Singer slated to direct 'X-Men: Apocalypse'? September 23, 2014

    Los Angeles: Bryan Singer will reportedly helm the eighth instalment of the 'X-Men' series. The director, who worked on the first two instalments and recently was back for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past', has been attached to the position since a while but now he has closed the deal with 20th...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men struggle past Hong Kong in Volleyball September 20, 2014

    Incheon: Indian spikers were given a tough time by an unfancied Hong Kong before they prevailed 31 in the opening group league game of the men's volleyball event at the 17th Asian Games on Saturday. India won by 2325, 2518, 2516, 2521 against a spirited Hong Kong side which is atleast...
  • Watch: This video captures the struggles, sort of, of the most selfieaddicted (and hash tagobsessed) people in India September 19, 2014

    There is no avoiding the selfie on any social media website you browse. You will find them on Facebook, they're tweeted out at all hours and they're on Instagram, improved with filters. Despite their popularity, such is the abhorrence of the selfie in the user community on Imgur that there...
  • Men's helpline gets 25,000 calls over four months September 17, 2014

    Kolkata: SIF, the mobile app launched five months ago for the protection of men's rights, has received a mega response in the last four months. The app, launched by Save India Family Foundation NGO, has received 25,000 calls in the last fourfive months. It was launched to help men at...
  • Photo: Colombian men's cycling team's skincoloured uniforms from 2010 were probably just as bad as their women's team's kit September 16, 2014

    The photos of Colombian women's cycling team's uniforms went viral on social media as the skin coloured tone of the kit sparked ridicule. Hilary Evans, a researcher for a sports website tweeted a photo of the strange uniform. It was retweeted over 10,000 times and soon became a topic of...
  • US Open: Nishikori, Cilic seek glory in unlikely final September 8, 2014

    New York: History, redemption and glory will be on the line when Japan's Kei Nishikori and Croatia's Marin Cilic battle for the US Open men's title on Monday. It will be the first time since the Australian Open final in 2005 that a men's grand slam final will not feature at...