Oscars

  • Costa's 8th EPL goal gives Chelsea a 3-0 win over Aston Villa 2 days ago

    London: Diego Costa scored his eighth goal in six Premier League games to help give Chelsea a 3-0 win over Aston Villa on Saturday and consolidate top spot in the standings. Costa headed in the second goal in the 59th minute after Oscar had put Chelsea ahead in the seventh minute...
  • My acting instinct has got me this far; won't focus on image building or starry tantrums: Nawazuddin Siddiqui 5 days ago

    Chicago: For an actor who has made his mark playing an arrogant Intelligence Bureau officer in "Kahani" and the villain with the heinous laugh in the recent blockbuster "Kick", one would expect Nawazuddin Siddiqui to project a larger than life image, or at least an air of entitlement that stars...
  • Capital One Cup: Chelsea edge past Bolton; Manchester City rout Sheffield Wednesday 5 days ago

    London: Chelsea needed Oscar's first goal of the season to beat Bolton 2-1 in the League Cup on Wednesday, while holder Manchester City routed another second-tier side, Sheffield Wednesday, with seven second-half goals. Oscar secured Chelsea's victory in the second half after 19-year-old Kurt Zouma's debut goal was canceled out by...
  • India's Oscar entry 'Liar's Dice': 10 things you wanted to know about the film 6 days ago

    It's official! Geethu Mohandas' Hindi film 'Liar's Dice', has been selected as India's entry in the Best Foreign Language Film category for the 2015 Oscars. 'Liar's Dice', which features Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Geetanjali Thapa in lead roles, was selected by a 12-member jury appointed headed by director T Hariharan. Here...
  • It's a proud moment for all of us: Geethu Mohandas on 'Liar's Dice' being declared as India's official entry to the Oscars 1 week ago

    Mumbai: Happiness and pride are feelings that engulfed actress-director Geetu Mohandas when her independent film "Liar's Dice" was chosen as India's official entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards Tuesday. She says this was unexpected. "I am extremely excited and happy for my entire cast and...
  • Geethu Mohandas' 'Liar's Dice' is India's official entry to the Oscars 1 week ago

    New Delhi: National Award winning Hindi film "Liar's Dice", starring acclaimed actors Geetanjali Thapa and Nawazuddin Siddiqui, has been zeroed in on as India's entry for the best foreign film category at the 87th Academy Awards. The film has been chosen by a 12-member jury appointed by the Film Federation of...
  • Selfie from 1850s sells for 70,000 pounds September 15, 2014

    London: A selfportrait by a renowned 19thcentury Swedish photographer, described as the 'world's first selfie', has sold for a whopping 70,000 pounds at a UK auction. The image by Oscar Rjelander, which dates from the 1850s, sold for seven times its estimate at an auction in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. It should...
  • Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, sentence on October 13 September 13, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide and not premeditated murder. Pistorius could face up to 15 years in jail on the culpable homicide charge. The sentence is due on October 13. ...
  • Oscar Pistorius found guilty of culpable homicide, sentencing on Oct 13 September 12, 2014

    A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but declared him not guilty of murder. Prosecutors said they were disappointed by the ruling but would decide on whether to appeal only after sentencing. Judge Thokozile Masipa said there...
  • Judge to announce final verdict in the Oscar Pistorius case today September 12, 2014

    The trial of blade runner Oscar Pistorius will resume on Friday. On Thursday Oscar was not found guilty of murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by the judge Thokozile Masipa as she rendered part of her verdict. Oscar still faces a culpable homicide conviction and a maximum sentence of fifteen years...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories September 11, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 11, 2014

    Even as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. ...
  • Oscar Pistorius breaks down sobbing as South African judge reads verdict September 11, 2014

    Johansburg: South African track star Oscar Pistorius broke down in tears as Judge Thokozile Masipa read out her verdict in his murder case in a Pretoria court on Thursday. Shoulders shaking, the Olympic and paralympic star bowed his head and sobbed as he listened to Masipa, who earlier said the state...
  • Judge clears Pistorius of premeditated murder, says can't be found guilty September 11, 2014

    A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of premeditated murder on Thursday, saying prosecutors had failed to prove the Olympic and Paralympic track star explicitly intended to kill his girlfriend on Valentine's Day last year. Although she described the 27yearold as a "very poor" and "evasive" witness, judge Thokozile Masipa said...
  • Oscar Pistorius faces justice as judge starts verdict September 11, 2014

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius, the double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, faced justice on Thursday as a South African judge started her verdict in his murder trial, a decision that could put him behind bars for 25 years. In a fitting reminder of how South Africa...
  • Oscar Pistorious girlfriend's murder trail verdict to be delivered today September 11, 2014

    South African athlete Oscar Pistorious girlfriend's murder trail will come to an end on Thursday. The judge is expected to deliver her verdict on the case. If Oscar is found guilty of the charge of premeditated murder, he could be jailed for 25 years. ...
  • South African court to deliver verdict in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial today September 11, 2014

    It's DDay for Paralympian Oscar Pistorius. A South Africa court will deliver the verdict of Pistorius' murder trial today more than 18 months after he shot and killed his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. If he is found guilty of premeditated murder, he could be sentenced to life in prison. ...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities' September 11, 2014

    Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting. After 41 days of testimony and drama in the Pretoria High Court, Pistorius's freedom hangs on...
  • Oscar Pistorius' murder trial verdict set for Thursday September 10, 2014

    Johannesburg: A South African court will announce its verdict on Thursday on athlete Oscar Pistorius, accused in the shooting death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, officials said on Wednesday. The sentence hearing is expected to get underway at 9.30 a.m. Thursday in the final proceedings of a trial that began...
  • Let Congress leadership decide retirement age from party: Oscar Fernandes September 3, 2014

    Talking to reporters, Congress leader Oscar Fernandes says he supports that old guards should take a back seat after a certain age and give space to young leaders. Though he left the final decision to the Congress President he said he is in support of retirement. ...
  • Prosenjit Chatterjee's National Awardwinning film 'Jaatishwar' in Oscar 2015 race August 26, 2014

    Kolkata: After bagging four National Awards this year, Bengali film "Jaatishwar" is set to compete with eight other films for India's official entry at the Oscars. The Srijit Mukherjidirected film, with Bengali superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee in the lead, clinched awards for makeup (Vikram Gaikwad), music (Kabir Suman), singer (Rupankar Bagchi) and...
  • Richard Attenborough, Academy Awardwinning director of 'Gandhi', passes away at 90 August 25, 2014

    London: Richard Attenborough was a lord, an Oscarwinning director for the muchlauded 'Gandhi' and an unflagging pillar to British cinema. But Attenborough, who died Sunday at 90, was best known as Dickie. Babyfaced as a young actor and whitely bearded in his older age, Attenborough warmly known as 'Dickie Darling'...
  • FIR against Oscar Fernandes for poll code violation August 16, 2014

    Bellary: An FIR was on Saturday filed against Congress leader and former Union minister Oscar Fernandes for alleged violation of the code of conduct for the August 21 Assembly byelection from Bellary Rural constituency. The FIR was registered by police based on a complaint by electoral officials after Fernandes and Christian...
  • Robin William's legacy will remain forever: Pierce Brosnan August 16, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Pierce Brosnan who had starred with the Oscar winning actor Robin Williams in Mrs Doubtfire said that William's legacy will remain forever. His legacy will be laughter, love, humanity and for joy of life. ...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities' August 12, 2014

    Johannesburg: Eighteen months ago when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting. After 41 days of testimony and drama in the Pretoria High Court, Pistorius's freedom hangs...
  • Verdict in Oscar Pistorius trial scheduled for September 11 August 8, 2014

    The judge in the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius said Friday that she will give a verdict on September 11, bringing closer to an end a globally televised fivemonth trial that has transfixed South Africans and others around the globe. Judge Thokozile Masipa made the announcement after the prosecution and defense...
  • Oscar Pistorius shot using 'primal instincts', says defence August 8, 2014

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius' "primal instincts" kicked in when he shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp because he was in a vulnerable and fearful state, his defence lawyer said at the athlete's murder trial on Friday. Double amputee Pistorius, 27, once a national icon for reaching the pinnacle of sport, is...
  • South African prosecutor asks judge to reject Pistorius' defence August 7, 2014

    South African state prosecutor Gerrie Nel asked the judge in Oscar Pistorius' murder trial on Thursday to reject the Paralympic and Olympic track star's defence because it was "devoid of any truth". Pistorius, who had his lower legs amputated as a baby, is accused of murdering his law graduate and model...