OSCARS

  • Purab Kohli-Tannishtha Chatterjee starrer 'Jal' in running for two Oscars 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Girish Malik's National Award winning film "Jal" has found a place in the Oscar contenders of 2014 in two categories -- Best Picture and Best Original Score. The film, which has the backdrop of water scarcity and tells the story of Bakka, a person gifted with a special ability...
  • Pretoria judge allows prosecutors to appeal Pistorius verdict December 10, 2014

    Pretoria: A South African judge, on Wednesday, granted prosecutors the right to appeal against the acquittal of Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius from murder charges. Pistorius was jailed for five years in October for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The double-amputee athlete claimed in his defence that he accidentally shot Steenkamp thinking...
  • Oscar Pistorius appeal ruling delayed December 9, 2014

    Pretoria: A South African judge on Tuesday delayed a ruling on whether to allow the prosecution to appeal against Oscar Pistorius's five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, saying she needed more time. After listening to arguments from the prosecution and the defence, judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned the hearing until tomorrow,...
  • Judge to rule on Oscar Pistorius appeal December 9, 2014

    Johannesburg: A South African judge will rule Tuesday on whether to grant a state appeal that would open the way for para-athlete Oscar Pistorius to serve more time behind bars for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Prosecution lawyers applied for an appeal after Judge Thokozile Masipa in October sentenced the...
  • After Phil Hughes, cricket umpire dies on the field hit by a ball November 29, 2014

    Jerusalem: An umpire and former captain of Israel's national cricket team died after being hit by a ball, just two days after the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes due to a freak head injury left the sports world reeling. The Israel cricket association said Hillel Oscar died after being hit...
  • Actress Natalie Dormer reacts to Jennifer Lawrence's nude photo leaks, calls the incident 'horrific' November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence's 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1' co-star Natalie Dormer has said the incident involving the leak out of the former's nude photographs, as "horrific". The 32-year-old has spoken of the internet havoc in Nylon magazine's December 2014/January 2015 double issue, reports eonline.com. "What Jen went through recently was...
  • 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...
  • Pistorius birthday visit may have bent prison rules: report November 23, 2014

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, received a long visit from his brother and sister for his 28th birthday that may have bent the rules of his incarceration, a South African newspaper reported on Sunday. Carl and Aimee Pistorius were able to visit the double-amputee...
  • Hollywood Film Awards honours Oscar hopefuls Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne November 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: About halfway through the first televised Hollywood Film Awards, Chris Rock took the stage to accept a trophy for his film "Top Five." "Wow, do you feel the excitement in the room?" he asked facetiously, eliciting the first real laughter of the night from an otherwise restrained audience. The...
  • Brazil midfielder Oscar signs new deal at Chelsea November 10, 2014

    London: Brazil midfielder Oscar has signed a new contract at Chelsea that will keep him at the Premier League club until 2019. Oscar joined Chelsea from Brazilian team Internacional in 2012. The 23-year-old Oscar says "I am so happy because I love playing for Chelsea and living in England. I have enjoyed...
  • Oscar Pistorius' lawyers oppose verdict, jail sentence appeal November 7, 2014

    Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius' lawyers have formally opposed an appeal by the state against the South African athlete's culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down last month, prosecutors said on Friday. Pistorius was sentenced in the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after the state failed to convince judge...
  • South African prosecutors appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentence November 4, 2014

    Johannesburg: The South African prosecution authority confirmed on Tuesday it would file an appeal against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius last month. Pistorius was absolved of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the end of a seven-month trial after the...
  • Eden Hazard scores as Chelsea beat QPR 2-1 in Premier League November 1, 2014

    London: Eden Hazard converted a second-half penalty to keep Chelsea's perfect home record intact with a 2-1 win over Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League on Saturday. Hazard was fouled by Eduardo Vargas and took the spot kick himself in the 76th minute at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea provisionally moved...
  • News 360: Centre discloses names of 3 businessmen with alleged black money accounts in foreign banks October 27, 2014

    On a day when the Central Government filed an affidavit with the Supreme Court disclosing names of three people who have allegedly stashed black money abroad to evade tax, the NGO Association for Democratic Reforms in a major revelation claimed that an accused Timblo Private Limited had donated huge amounts...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 27, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction, sentence October 27, 2014

    South Africa's state prosecutors will appeal the culpable homicide conviction and five-year jail sentence handed down last week on Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Monday. "Oscar Pistorius judgement, NPA will be appealing both the conviction and sentence," NPA spokesman Nathi Mncube said...
  • Oscar de la Renta's private funeral to be held in New York October 25, 2014

    London: A private funeral for iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta will be held in New York on November 3. The designer passed away on October 20, after a long battle with cancer. He was 82. He will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at the Church...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 21, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Help pours in for baby Twisha, mother collects nearly Rs 2 crore for treatment October 21, 2014

    This Dhanteras, as you step out to buy yourself something, spare a thought for a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, who urgently needs your help. Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but...
  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide October 21, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home. Judge Thokozile Masipa also sentenced the double-amputee Olympian to...
  • Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82 October 21, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American first ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of 82. An individual taking calls at the designer's home in Connecticut on Monday night confirmed his...
  • Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday for girlfriend's killing October 20, 2014

    A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country's justice system. The Olympic and Paralympic runner was convicted of culpable...
  • FTII student Sandhya Daisy Sundaram's short documentary wins at the Chicago International Film Festival; qualifies for 2016 Oscars October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A breath-taking, snow-covered landscape was the canvas for an unlikely subject - love. Here, travelling in a train, interacting with people, architecture and culture through the lens of a video camera, FTII student Sandhya Daisy Sundaram and her team travelled across Russia. Sundaram's critically-acclaimed short documentary, which was a...
  • League leaders Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the EPL October 18, 2014

    London: Chelsea maintained their five-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. Both teams were reduced to 10 men in a dramatic end to the first half that had earlier seen Oscar open the scoring. The Brazilian midfielder put the visitors ahead...
  • Neil Patrick Harris gears up for Oscars 2015 October 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who will host the Oscars in 2015, is ready with a list of things for the ceremony. The 'How I Met Your Mother' fame actor shared his ideas during an interview with a radio channel, Sirius XM, reports contactmusic.com. "Gaga, Adele. That would be...
  • Oscar Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison, says prosecutor October 17, 2014

    Pretoria: South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, the state prosecutor said at the close of the athlete's sentencing hearing on Friday. Judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned the session until Tuesday, when she is...
  • Oscar Pistorius 'can't get away with this', Steenkamp's cousin tells court October 16, 2014

    Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius needs to go to jail for the killing of his 29-year-old girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, a cousin of the slain model told a South African court on Thursday. "I feel we need to send a message to society that you...
  • How I Met Your Oscar? Neil Patrick Harris to host Academy Awards October 16, 2014

    (Reuters) - Actor Neil Patrick Harris, popular with younger TV viewers as the star of the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," has been tapped to host next year's Academy Awards ceremony, the organizers of Hollywood's biggest night said on Wednesday. Harris, 41, best known as Barney Stinson on the long-running...