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  • 'Fireman' trailer: Mammootty and Unni Mukundan play the two conscientious men in red hats 9 hours 31 minutes ago

    Directed by Deepu Karunakaran and featuring Mammootty, Unni Mukundan and Nyla Usha in key roles, the story of 'Fireman' revolves around the life of the "unsung heroes" who work in the fire department in India. ...
  • Padma Shri came as a pleasant surprise: Mithali Raj 3 days ago

    Surprised at being selected for the Padma Shri, Indian women's cricket team captain Mithali Raj says she was not expecting the prestigious honour with some men's team superstars also in the race. "Honestly when I was pitted against Virat Kohli, I gave up because when you compare us with men's cricket...
  • Padma Bhushan for wrestling coach Satpal; Padma Shri for Sardar, Sindhu 3 days ago

    Former Asian Games gold medal-winning wrestler Satpal, who also coached inspirational Sushil Kumar, was on Sunday named for the prestigious Padma Bhushan award, while national hockey team captain Sardar Singh and two-time badminton World Championships bronze medallist PV Sinhdu were among the five sportspersons chosen for this year's Padma Shri...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: 'Authors are breaking free from exoticisation of India'; Amit Chaudhuri, Raj Kamal Jha, discuss stories, facts, fiction 5 days ago

    Jaipur: "Everything is fiction until it is proven to be a fact," said journalist and author Raj Kamal Jha. "Fiction is what's inside of you. Facts are outside you," he added. Jha was participating in the discussion 'clearing a space: between fact and fiction' with critically-acclaimed writer Amit Chaudhuri, along with...
  • IPL Scandal: Professional engagement distinct from commercial interest, says SC 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Dragging names of former players donning different roles in cricket did not cut much ice for N Srinivasan to remain at the helm of BCCI affairs, as the Supreme Court drew a clear distinction between commercial interest and professional engagement of a player on account of his proficiency...
  • Full text: Supreme Court order on Srinivasan, CSK, RR, Raman, Meiyappan 6 days ago

    In a setback to N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Thursday barred him from contesting any BCCI election on grounds of conflict of interest and set up a judges committee under a former Chief Justice of India to decide on the punishment in the IPL scam that can threaten the...
  • Five questions after SC indicts Srinivasan, Meiyappan, Kundra in IPL Scandal 6 days ago

    In a scathing indictment of the BCCI-president-in-exile N Srinivasan, the Supreme Court on Thursday came down hard on him and barred him from contesting the Indian cricket board's next elections. Delivering its verdict in the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, the apex court also ruled Chennai Super Kings team principal...
  • Obama to attend CEO roundtable with PM Modi; at-home lunch with President Mukherjee 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday evening announced the itinerary of US President Barack Obama who is scheduled to arrive in New Delhi on Sunday. On a three-day-visit to India the US President will be the chief guest to India's 66th Republic Day parade on Monday. Following is the...
  • IPL Verdict: Srinivasan jolted, Twitter reacted 1 week ago

    The Supreme Court on Thursday brought the hammer down on the Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, ruling Gurunath Meiyappan and Raj Kundra guilty of betting on IPL matches but sparing N Srinivasan on allegations of cover-up but not on the issue of conflict of interest. The apex court read out...
  • Sundeep Kishan: 'Beeruva' gave me the confidence to acquire the distribution rights January 20, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Sundeep Kishan may not have scored a hit with his last release 'Joru', but he's so confident about his forthcoming Telugu romantic-comedy 'Beeruva' that he decided to pick up the distribution rights of the film in Guntur area. "It's a fresh idea that has been treated commercially to reach...
  • Here's Rajit Kapur's advice on portraying Byomkesh Bakshi on the big screen January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: National award wining actor Rajit Kapur became a household name when he portrayed Byomkesh Bakshi, a literary sleuth created by Sharadindu Bandyopadhyay. The series, aired on Doordarshan, lasted two seasons and ran from 1993 to 1997 and resulted in the actor loosing his real identity to his onscreen...
  • 'Komban' trailer: Karthi is the angry young man, and Lakshmi Menon is the sweet village belle January 15, 2015

    Directed by Muthaiah, 'Komban' has been produced by KE Gnanavel Raja; features Karthi and Lakshmi Menon as the lead pair. It also features Raj Kiran, Kovai Sarala in key roles. ...
  • 'Rudhramadevi': Allu Arjun will prove to be a terrifying antagonist for Anushka Shetty in Gunasekhar's next January 14, 2015

    Here's a treat for all Allu Arjun fans! The actor has just revealed a poster from his upcoming film 'Rudhramadevi', where he portrays the role of warrior Gona Ganna Reddy in Gunasekhar's upcoming film.Anushka Shetty will be seen as Rudrama Devi, the 13th century revered Telugu queen of the Kakatiya...
  • Ranbir Kapoor: Will watch World Cup matches between shoots January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood hearthrob Ranbir Kapoor is awaiting the onset of the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup season, starting next month. He says come what may, he'll try and make time to watch the matches in between his shoots. Ranbir is the brand ambassador of Lay's, the latest campaign of which...
  • I'm not a feminist but a responsible woman: Shilpa Shetty January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Why should only women cook and do the laundry, asks actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty, who feels men should contribute equally to household chores to ease out a woman's responsibilities. She also feels this give and take goes a long way into a happily ever after. Shilpa, who is married to...
  • Jithin Raj: 'Vaanavil Vaazhkai' will be a musical treat January 12, 2015

    Chennai: Debutant actor Jithin Raj, also a popular vocalist and guitarist, says upcoming Tamil drama 'Vaanavil Vaazhkai' will be a musical treat for viewers. "The film will give Tamil audiences their first experience of a musical. It has 17 songs and I'm sure it will be a musical treat for audiences,"...
  • Mumbai: Raj visits Uddhav Thackeray's photo exhibition January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Saturday paid a visit to the ongoing photography exhibition of his cousin and Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray at the Jehangir Art Gallery. Uddhav, an avid photographer, is holding as exhibition after a gap of 11 years. The two brothers met at the exhibition...
  • Shilpa Shetty: I'm enjoying my motherhood; no time for acting January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Actress Shilpa Shetty has no plans to take up an acting project anytime soon as all her energy is focused on her son Viaan, who will turn two in May. Viaan is Shilpa's first child with her businessman husband Raj Kundra, with whom she tied the knot in 2009. "I'm not...
  • People in no-toilet villages indirectly consuming excreta: Government January 4, 2015

    New Delhi: In a village of 1,200 people not having toilets, each inhabitant has to indirectly consume through contaminated food about three grams of each other's faecal matter every day, says a government report. The 'Elementary Book on Sanitation in Gram Panchayats' brought out by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj...
  • FIR lodged against director, producer, actor of 'PK' in Jaipur January 2, 2015

    Jaipur: A case has been registered against the director, producer and actor of the film 'PK' at the Bajaj Nagar police station here, police said today. A case under section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings) and 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion,...
  • BJP forms 18-member core team for Delhi polls December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday set up an 18-member core committee for the Delhi assembly polls. The committee includes Rajya Sabha member Vijay Goel, and all seven Lok Sabha members from Delhi - Harsh Vardhan, Manoj Tiwari, Parvesh Verma, Udit Raj, Ramesh Bidhuri, Meenakshi Lekhi and Maheish Giri. Ashish Sood and...
  • Amitabh Bachchan still desires to do many things December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says the editing of a film has changed a lot over the years and back in the old days, entering or getting even close to an editing room involved "a fine" or feeding "the staff" or leaving before getting "beaten up". "Actually now being in the company...
  • Riteish Deshmukh, Kay Kay Menon, Juhi Chawla: The villains who outshined the heroes in 2014 December 26, 2014

    In Hindi cinema, a villain makes a hero. He is complete anti-thesis of the lead. Often, the actors who play negative characters outshine the lead actor making their characters memorable. The notion of a typical hero and a villain has changed in Bollywood over the years. Yet, in 2014, there have...
  • R Madhavan, Prakash Raaj, Varu Sarathkumar mourn the death of filmmaker K Balachander on Twitter December 23, 2014

    Veteran director K. Balachander, who was admitted to a private hospital recently, passed away on Tuesday. He was 84. There who's who of the South Indian film industry mourned the veteran filmmakers loss on Tuesday. Popularly referred to in the Tamil film industry as 'Iyakunar Sigaram,' Mr. Balachander received the Dadasaheb Phalke...
  • Amitabh Bachchan mourns for mother on seventh death anniversary December 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, says he does not want to remember the years he has spent in his mother's absence. Bachchan, 72, took to his blog to pay tribute to Teji today on her seventh death anniversary. "Maa! Just felt like saying the word... I lost my mother today. And...
  • Aditya Raj Kapoor to make an appearance in Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Everest' December 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Shammi Kapoor's actor son Aditya Raj Kapoor will make a special appearance on Ashutosh Gowariker's debut TV outing 'Everest'. Aditya, who earlier starred in films including 'Chase' and 'Yamla Pagla Deewana 2', will be playing the role of Nasir, head of Dutch Base Camp on the Star Plus' show. "Ashutosh and...
  • Watch: Anushka Sharma speaks about her upcoming release 'PK' December 18, 2014

    Actress Anushka Sharma speaks to CNN-IBN about upcoming release 'PK'. Watch her full interview on CNN-IBN at 10:30 pm, Wednesday. ...
  • Raj Kapoor movies featured in Google doodle as it celebrates his 90th birth anniversary December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To commemorate iconic actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor's 90th birthday today, Google has posted a doodle. Born as Ranbir Raj Kapoor on December 14, 1924, Raj, the son of actor Prithvi Raj Kapoor, garnered huge recognition and respect for his contribution to Indian cinema. He started as a...