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  • CPI slams Centre, says budget will only favour big corporate 5 days ago

    Coimbatore: Going by the functioning of the BJP government at the Centre, one could expect the Budget to benefit only corporates and big industrial houses instead of the common man, CPI National Secretary D Raja said on Wednesday. "It is evident that the interim Budget totally favoured corporate houses by providing...
  • ICC World Cup: Pakistan fret over non-performing asset Younis Khan 6 days ago

    Speculation is rife that Younis Khan will quit one-day cricket after the World Cup and chances are it would be far from a fairytale farewell for one of Pakistan's modern batting greats. Runs have dried up, his team's World Cup campaign is in disarray, fans back home are fuming and pundits,...
  • World Cup: Younis Khan should retire now, says Shoaib Akhtar February 21, 2015

    Karachi: Senior Pakistan batsman Younis Khan, toast of the nation three months ago after reeling off four Test hundreds, has become the target of criticism after the team's humiliating World Cup losses with senior players calling on him to retire. After he failed again in Pakistan's demoralising defeat to the West...
  • Misbah should be more stern with players, says Shoaib Akhtar February 15, 2015

    Karachi: Pakistan's former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has advised captain Misbah-ul-Haq to become more stern and be strong with the players if the team harbours hopes of doing well in the cricket World Cup. "I am totally disappointed today at the way some of our batsmen played rash strokes and got...
  • The India-US dialogues: Commitment necessary to operationalise the civil nuclear cooperation January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Pointing at the possibilities of the prospective Indo-US nuclear deal, former Indian ambassador to US and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday emphasised on the commitments to take the relationship between the two countries forward and operationalising the civil nuclear cooperation. The former ambassador also lauded former US President...
  • The India-US dialogues: Modi government working with Americans, says C Raja Mohan January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), C Raja Mohan praised the Narendra Modi government for working closely with the Americans. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Raja Mohan said, "Previous government hesitated to be seen working with Americans but the...
  • '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. ...
  • G.V. Prakash: Gnanavel Raja offered me 'Darling' as he liked my bearded look January 12, 2015

    Chennai: Composer-turned-actor G.V. Prakash Kumar, who is awaiting the release of his Tamil debut 'Darling' Jan 15, says it was his bearded look that landed him the opportunity to play the lead in the film. "My debut film was supposed to be 'Pencil', but it got postponed by few months. I...
  • Juggling between Bollywood film 'Baby' and southern films 'Vai Raja Vai', 'Muni 3', Taapsee Pannu is finding her balance January 6, 2015

    Chennai: Actress Taapsee Pannu considers herself "lucky" to have been unanimously accepted in southern filmdom as well as Bollywood in a short span of four years since her cinematic debut in Telugu film "Jhummandi Naadam". Currently, Taapsee has four films - two each in Hindi and Tamil - in her kitty. "I...
  • Illayaraja's son Yuvan Shankar Raja ties the knot for the third time January 4, 2015

    Chennai: Yuvan Shankar Raja aka Abdul Haliq, son of music maestro Illayaraja, Friday got married for a third time. He tied the knot with Malaysia-based designer Jaffrunnisha, said a family source. The wedding took place amid close friends and relatives of the bride at a resort in Ramanathapuram district in Tamil...
  • Tamil actress Taapsee Pannu learns Krav Maga for 'Vai Raja Vai' December 27, 2014

    Chennai: Actress Taapse Pannu, who got trained in Krav Maga - an Israeli martial art, for Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Baby', has also put it to use for a fight sequence in her upcoming Tamil film 'Vai Raja Vai. "Taapsee was more than happy to assist in the sequence owing to her recent...
  • Southern composer Yuvan Shankar Raja and father Illayaraja to perform at a concert on Pongal December 8, 2014

    Tirunelveli: Southern composer Yuvan Shankar Raja is set to perform live here Jan 17, 2015 on the festive occasion of Pongal. He will be joined by his father and music maestro Illayaraja along with a host of popular playback singers. "Yuvan Shankar Raja, the little maestro is all set to woo...
  • Uniforms of Sukma martyrs in a bin an insult to soldiers: D Raja December 4, 2014

    Reacting to the uniforms of Sukma martyrs found in garbage bin, CPI leader D Raja said, "Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Prime Minister Narendra Modi must explain why such an incident took place in a state that's ruled by the BJP. It's an insult to soldiers in Chhattisgarh." ...
  • Rift with AMU ends, BJP calls-off protest over proposed event November 29, 2014

    Aligarh: The stand-off between the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday has ended. The BJP has relented and decided to call off the protest that it had planned at the university gates after Vice Chancellor Zameeruddin Shah gave his nod to hold a seminar...
  • Rift with AMU nears its end, BJP calls-off protest over proposed event November 29, 2014

    Aligarh: The stand-off between the Aligarh Muslim University and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be ending. The BJP has relented and decided to call off the protest it had planned at the university gates after the Vice Chancellor Zameeruddin Shah gave his nod to hold a seminar of...
  • Communal flare-up possible if BJP event allowed, warns AMU VC November 29, 2014

    Aligarh: The big face-off between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aligarh Muslim University is growing by the day with the varsity not allowing the 128th birth anniversary celebrations of 'Jat king' Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh, while the BJP remains adamant on its stand. AMU Vice Chancellor Zameer Uddin...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories November 28, 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 Palki S Upadhyay November 28, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi schools can now set their own Nursery admission guidelines November 28, 2014

    In a huge relief for prive schools in Delhi, the High Court has allowed them to set their own guidelines for nursery admissions quashing the guidelines of city government with respect to the general category seats. ...
  • AMU, BJP on collision course over a piece of land 'donated' by Raja Mahendra Pratap November 28, 2014

    Aligarh: A fresh controversy is brewing in the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) with its Vice Chancellor (V-C) Zameeruddin Shah on the collision course with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the celebration of birth anniversary of Raja Mahendra Pratap, a freedom fighter, who apparently had donated land to the university. The...
  • AMU, BJP spar over Raja Mahendra Pratap's birth anniversary celebrations November 28, 2014

    The upcoming birth anniversary of Raja Mahendra Pratap has led to a war of words between BJP and Aligarh Muslim University. ...
  • Don't play politics at an educational institution, AMU VC to Centre against BJP's proposed event November 28, 2014

    Aligarh: A fresh controversy is brewing in the Aligarh Muslim University where the varsity authorities and Bharatiya Janata Party have got into a war of words over a piece of land. BJP has asked the university to celebrate the birth anniversary of Raja Mahendra Pratap, a freedom fighter, who according to...
  • Ramiz Raja questions Pakistan support for tainted Mohammad Amir November 20, 2014

    Karachi: With efforts being increased to bring back Mohammad Amir into domestic cricket first and then into international cricket come 2015, former Test cricketer Ramiz Raja has spoken out and lamented that a man who cheated with cricket should not be allowed to play for Pakistan again. The International Cricket Council...
  • Hearing in the 2G case against Kanimozhi and A Raja begins on Monday November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and 17 others will face a trial in the 2G case on Monday. They have been accused of money laundering during the allocation of the 2G band. The case is being presided over special SBI judge OP Saini. In its...
  • 2G money laundering case: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa moves SC November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa, who along with former Telecom Minister A Raja and 17 others are facing a money laundering case arising out of the 2G scam, on Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking setting aside of a lower court order of framing charges against him. A...
  • I would love to do 'Fear Factor' and 'Khatron ke Khiladi': Vishal Karwal November 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Vishal Karwal, who came into limelight with reality TV shows like 'MTV Roadies Season Four', 'Splitsvilla' and 'Big Boss Season 6', says that big screen actors are more acclaimed and recognised as compared to television stars. The 28-year-old, who is currently portraying the role of Rajveer in daily soap...
  • Controversies, progressive themes or 'cop out'? What makes Kamal Haasan the greatest artiste of our times November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: It was the year 1990, when this writer first saw critically-acclaimed actor Kamal Haasan on the big screen. It was in a crowded theatre in Maharashtra, this 4-year-old had watched 'Appu Raja' with her parents. I don't remember a lot, nor did I understand much of that film; only...
  • Indefinite strike by BSNL employees from February 3 November 6, 2014

    Howrah: BSNL employees called an indefinite country-wide strike from February 3 next year to press its demand for proactive steps by the government to revitalise the limping telecom giant. "Since 2007 roadblocks created by the government have dragged BSNL to losses and are giving way to private sector (telecom companies) to...
  • Real-life friendship with Soori helps him on screen as well, says actor Vemal about their upcoming Tamil comedy 'Oru Oorla Rendu Raja' November 4, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Vemal credits his long-time friendship with co-actor Soori for their on screen camaraderie. The duo's latest Tamil comedy "Oru Oorla Rendu Raja" is slated for release Friday. "Soori and I are great friends, and then actors. Our friendship helps us bond on screen and that's why our pair is...
  • 2G money laundering: Court takes cognisance of ED chargesheet, charges framed against Raja, Kanimozhi October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Major trouble is in store for former Telecom Minister A Raja, DMK leader Kanimozhi as a special court on Friday framed charges against them along with 17 others in connection with the 2G scam-related money laundering case. DMK chief M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal is also amongst the accused...