Plays

  • Running a government is no child's play: Sonia Gandhi tells Kejriwal 30-03-2014 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: In the first ever attack by Sonia Gandhi on Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP, the Congress President on Sunday targeted the new party on its 49-day-long rule in Delhi. Addressing a rally in Delhi's Karol Bagh, Sonia said, "Some people think, running a government is a child's play. Running a...
  • Inspired by Delhi braveheart, 5 women to perform a play across India 21-03-2014 10:17 AM

    After premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, writer-director Yael Farber's presentation 'Nirbhaya' is now being staged in Mumbai. While the parents of the real life Nirbhaya await closure, her brutal gangrape inspired five women to put the spotlight on their personal stories of sexual violence and abuse. ...
  • 'Me and my Plays' is a celebration of contemporary Indian theatre 13-03-2014 03:22 PM

    Mahesh Dattani is arguably one of the defining features of contemporary Indian theatre. His plays covered a wide range of socio-political themes, and despite being written in English, have managed to capture the paradigms of modern Indian life. The most recent of his works, published by Penguin, features two of...
  • Jason Day outlasts Dubuisson to win thrilling Match Play 24-02-2014 09:24 AM

    Jason Day fended off a stunning fightback by Frenchman Victor Dubuisson to clinch the biggest title of his career with a one-up victory after 23 holes in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship final in Marana, Arizona on Sunday. A commanding three up lead after 12 holes on an afternoon of...
  • Graeme McDowell makes another escape in Match Play 21-02-2014 01:12 PM

    Marana: Getting to the round of 16 in the Match Play Championship was all that mattered on Thursday. Jordan Spieth made it look like child's play. Graeme McDowell aged another 10 years with another stunning escape. And it proved too difficult for Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy, who...
  • Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen says the game 'ruined his life' 10-02-2014 01:52 PM

    Hanoi: The young Vietnamese creator of hit mobile game Flappy Bird has removed it from the App Store and Google Play saying it ruined his life. The game which was uploaded in 2013 but only surged to the top in downloads earlier this year was removed early Monday. The success...
  • Flappy Bird game taken down, not available for download on Android, iOS 10-02-2014 11:10 AM

    Hanoi: The developer of Flappy Bird, the former most popular free mobile game on the Apple Inc App Store and Google Inc's Android Play store, took the game down at midnight on Sunday as he announced he would do 22 hours earlier. The game is no longer available to download...
  • FIR against Google for pornographic content on Google Play 08-02-2014 01:16 PM

    Varanasi: A FIR has been lodged against search engine giant Google under the IT Act following a complaint by a local for allegedly facilitating pornographic content on android based mobile phones, easily accessible to underage users. The FIR was registered against the Manager of Hyderabad-headquartered Google India on a complaint...
  • Tiger Woods to skip Match Play Championship in Arizona 07-02-2014 10:13 AM

    Jupiter: Tiger Woods is skipping the Match Play Championship in Arizona in two weeks. Woods announced on his website Thursday that he wasn't planning to compete in the first World Golf Championship. He says his plan was to attend the Sochi Olympics in Russia before his girlfriend and champion skier...
  • Cricket going to have 11th Test nation? 31-01-2014 07:28 AM

    The ICC Board has floated the idea of adding another Test nation to the existing ten during its two-day meeting in Dubai, ESPNCricinfo has reported. According to the report, the Associate nation winning ICC's Intercontinental Cup would play the lowest-ranked Test nation on a home-and-away basis. A win for the...
  • AAP claims 10 lakh new members joined party in four days 14-01-2014 04:36 PM

    Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday claimed that nearly 10 lakh people have joined it in four days of its ongoing membership drive. AAP leader Gopal Rai said the party is getting "warm" response from "aam aadmi" (common man) in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Buoyed by its...
  • Chelsea comply with FFP rules despite USD81m deficit 01-01-2014 03:28 PM

    London: Roman Abramovich's Chelsea will comply with new European Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules despite returning to loss for the year ending June 2013. "Although the Europa League was won, a reduction in income from that success compared with winning the Champions League in 2012 contributed to a loss for...
  • Xolo Play Tegra Note: 'World's fastest' 7-inch Android tablet launched at Rs 17,999 16-12-2013 04:00 PM

    New Delhi: Xolo has launched what it claims to be the world's fastest 7-inch Android tablet. Named "Xolo Play Tegra Note," the tablet is up for pre-booking on the e-commerce site Flipkart.com. The website mentions estimated release date as the 3rd week of December. The Xolo Play Tegra Note is...
  • Xolo Play Tegra Note: 'World's fastest' 7-inch Android tablet coming on Monday for Rs 17,999 15-12-2013 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: Xolo is all set to launch what it claims to be the world's fastest 7-inch Android tablet. Named "Xolo Play Tegra Note", the tablet is already listed on the official website for Rs 17,999. The product is also up for pre-booking on the e-commerce site Flipkart.com. The Xolo...
  • Cricket Australia let me and the team down during Monkeygate: Ponting 19-10-2013 12:47 PM

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting feels country's cricket board let him and the entire team down during the 2008 'Monkeygate' controversy, saying that CA officials acted as if the relationship with India mattered more than the national players. In fresh excerpts of his autobiography 'At The Close of Play'...
  • Google-LG Nexus 5 makes accidental appearance on Google Play at $349 18-10-2013 01:18 PM

    New Delhi: The next generation of Google's showcase Android smartphone - the much awaited Nexus 5 - has made yet another appearance. This time on Google Play itself. Some users have reported spotting the Nexus 5, instead of the Nexus 4 on the devices page on Google Play. "Capture the...
  • WIFW: FDCI launches Style Stack Android app to boost fashion business 14-10-2013 09:08 AM

    New Delhi: The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) Sunday launched a mobile application called Style Stack to bring buyers, designers and fashion curators on the same platform. Launched on the final day of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) Spring Summer edition, the app will ensure the creations of...
  • Xolo Play Tab 7.0 with Tegra 3 processor launched at Rs 12,999 12-10-2013 02:51 PM

    New Delhi: Expanding its tablet portfolio, Xolo introduced a new tablet - Xolo Play Tab 7.0. The Play Tab 7.0 is powered by an Nvidia Tegra mobile processor, which has a quad-core architecture and a fifth battery-saver core which is said to offer an extended battery life. The Xolo Play...
  • Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz's play breaks Broadway records 10-10-2013 10:42 AM

    London: Real-life couple Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz's new play has broken Broadway records even before its official opening. The seven previews of Harold Pinter's 'Betrayal' have brought in more than USD 1.1 million, breaking the Barrymore Theater's weekly box office record, reported Daily Express. The previous record was held...
  • BlackBerry 'working non-stop' to fix BBM for Android, iPhone rollout issues 23-09-2013 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: BlackBerry says its "teams are working non-stop" to fix the botched BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and iPhone launch that was scheduled last weekend. "We will provide you an update on timing as soon as we can," says the latest tweet on the official BBM Twitter account (@BBM)....
  • BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app 22-09-2013 08:22 AM

    New Delhi: While the release of BlackBerry's new smartphones running the BB 10 OS have so far failed to generate widespread interest, one product that actually kept millions waiting has hit the pause button. The much-awaited global rollout of BlackBerry's BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) app for Android and iPhone has been...
  • BBM for iPhone now available in India; BBM for Android lost in transit? 22-09-2013 12:13 AM

    Update: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app New Delhi: BlackBerry has announced the availability of its much-awaited BBM for iPhone app for India as the calendar moved to September 22. The app was first available in New Zealand. But the equally-if-not-more-eagerly-awaited Android app which was...
  • First look: BBM for iPhone 21-09-2013 08:49 PM

    Update: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app New Delhi: While the BlackBerry Messenger for Android is taking longer than expected to arrive, BBM for iPhone is already here and is rolling out fast as the day moves from September 21 to September 22.The BBM launch...
  • BBM for iPhone reaches Australia; BBM for Android still missing 21-09-2013 07:40 PM

    Update: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app For all the latest updates on BBM for Android and BBM for iPhone availability click here. New Delhi: BlackBerry has announced the availability of its much-awaited BBM for iPhone app for Australia as the calendar moved to September...
  • BBM for iPhone available in New Zealand, no signs of Android version 21-09-2013 05:44 PM

    Update 3: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app Update 2: For the latest updates on BBM availability on Android and iPhone click here. Update: The official BBM Twitter ID tries to liven up Android users eagerly waiting for their app. "Hey, at least waiting at...
  • BBM for Android launch not on schedule; BlackBerry keeps users waiting 21-09-2013 05:35 PM

    Update 3: BlackBerry pauses BBM for Android and iPhone rollout, blames 'leaked' app Update 2: For the latest updates on BBM availability on Android and iPhone click here. Update: The official BBM Twitter ID tries to liven up Android users eagerly waiting for their app. "Hey, at least waiting at...