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  • Ban on Nirbhaya documentary: Ravi Shankar Prasad says Modi government respects freedom of press 10 hours 50 minutes ago

    Reacting on the government move on the controversial BBC documentary on Delhi gangrape - India's daughter', Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "The government headed by Narendra Modi fully respects the freedom of press and the freedom of articulation of views." ...
  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' 2 days ago

    Film Critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' directed by Rajeev Ravi. 'Njan Steve Lopez' explores the morally ambiguous relationship between the police and criminal gangs in keeping the peace, and is a coming of age story as well. It stars Farhaan Faasil, younger brother of star Fahadh...
  • World Cup 2015: Virat Kohli abuses journalist over an article about Anushka 2 days ago

    Perth: India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the side's group league game against West Indies at the WACA on Friday. It didn't occur to anybody that something of this sort will...
  • Cricket World Cup: I am not at all surprised with India's turnaround, says Ravi Shastri 2 days ago

    Perth: India's stunning turnaround of fortunes in the World Cup may have surprised many but not team director Ravi Shastri, who says the "script went on expected lines" as he had full faith in the players' abilities. India entered the quadrennial extravaganza following a winless tour Down Under and the defending...
  • Ten-day break worked wonders for India's World Cup defence: Ravi Shastri 1 week ago

    It didn't take Ravi Shastri long to stamp his character on this young Indian team. From the time he took over as team director ahead of the One-Day International series in England last August, the former India captain has stressed on positivity, aggression and a sense of team. Without stepping...
  • What India Inc wants: Top CEOs expectations from the Union Budget 2015 February 24, 2015

    In a roundtable discussion with CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan, consulting firm BMR's chairman Mukesh Butani, Phillips India MD Krishna Kumar, Shriram Capital chairman Arun Duggal and Jindal Steel and Power CMD Ravi Uppal discussed their expectations from finance minister Arun Jaitley's Union Budget that will be presented in Parliament this week....
  • Globetrotting coaches make World Cup impact February 24, 2015

    Sydney: Most of the teams competing at the World Cup have travelled a long way to reach Australia and New Zealand but that's nothing to the journeys made by some of their coaches. Unlike other team sports such as football and rugby, top-flight cricket came relatively late to the idea of...
  • ICC World Cup: Seeking runs, Dhoni gets batting advice from Ravi Shastri February 20, 2015

    Melbourne: An overwhelming win over Pakistan may have brought a lot of cheer to the Indian cricket team after an indifferent 'Australian Summer', but there are a few grey areas that are yet to be addressed by the side, including skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's poor run with the bat. Therefore, it...
  • Additional spectrum case: 2G court to hear arguments from March 4 February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The special 2G court would start hearing from next month arguments on framing of charges in the 2002 additional spectrum allocation case, in which CBI has chargesheeted former Telecom Secretary Shyamal Ghosh and three telecom firms. Special CBI Judge OP Saini fixed the matter for March 4 to...
  • Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Quarter-final: Aswin Crist helps Tamil Nadu take upper hand on Day 3 February 18, 2015

    Jaipur: Fine bowling by medium-pacer A Aswin Crist (3 for 47) helped Tamil Nadu take an upper hand by reducing Vidarbha to 206 for six on the third day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match on Wednesday. In reply to Tamil Nadu's first innings total of 403, Vidarbha were struggling when...
  • No time for celebrations in Indian camp post Pakistan win February 16, 2015

    Melbourne: The entire nation was in a mood to celebrate India's brilliant victory against Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup opener in Adelaide but for Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his boys, the Mission Defence has just begun and there is no time to celebrate. Although the Indian fans who...
  • BJP accepts defeat with humility: Ravi Shankar Prasad February 10, 2015

    The BJP accepts its "massive defeat" in Delhi assembly elections with humility and will play a role of "constructive opposition", party leader Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. ...
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad bats for fresh assembly elections in Bihar February 8, 2015

    Varanasi: In the wake of ongoing political crisis in Bihar, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday batted for a fresh assembly elections in the state saying polls were needed for a stable and better governance for the people there. "There is a necessity of an early assembly elections in Bihar...
  • Ravi Shastri, Virat Kohli spread the yoga mat in Australia February 6, 2015

    Adelaide: Indian team director Ravi Shastri and vice-captain Virat Kohli rejuvenated themselves ahead of the World Cup by indulging in yoga and massage. They headed to Authenticity Health and Wellness Retreat at Port Elliot, South Australia, for some much needed rest and relaxation, enjoying yoga and massage throughout the week. "It's been...
  • Delhi elections: BJP hits out at Kejriwal, demands reply on 'bogus' funding to AAP February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The BJP on Wednesday once again lashed out at Aam Aadmi Party and its chief ministerial candidate Arvind Kejriwal over the alleged funding and asked them to reply to the questions being asked by it. Talking to mediapersons, Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad alleged that Kejriwal is...
  • Australia clinch tri-series as Glenn Maxwell fires England down February 1, 2015

    Glenn Maxwell scored 95 and took 4 for 46 on Sunday to spur Australia to a 112-run win over England in the final of the one-day international tri-series. Maxwell led Australia to 278 for 8 as they batted first after losing the toss, then had the opportunity of a hat trick...
  • Ravi Teja to start shooting 'Bengal Tiger' from March 2; film to release in October February 1, 2015

    Chennai: The regular shooting of actor Ravi Teja's Telugu actioner 'Bengal Tiger' will roll from March 2 and the makers are planning to release the film in October. "The film was officially launched yesterday (Friday) with a puja. We start shooting from March 2 and are planning for an October release,"...
  • India's S Ravi to officiate in World Cup opener January 30, 2015

    Dubai: India's S Ravi will officiate in the World Cup opener between hosts New Zealand and Sri Lanka in Christchurch on February 14. While Marais Erasmus and Nigel Llong will be the on-field umpires, Ravi and Simon Fry will be the third and fourth umpires, respectively, with David Boon serving as...
  • Ravi Shastri's WACA diaries can inspire Indian spinners January 29, 2015

    Perth: It isn't without reason that the WACA ground in Perth is called a fast bowler's paradise. With its pace and bounce, it has invariably assisted the quicker bowlers, who have maintained control, but those same attributes that have made it a paceman's ally have also helped batsmen score big...
  • Vodafone tax case: Have decided not to file an appeal in SC, says Ravi Shankar Prasad January 28, 2015

    In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court in the...
  • Vodafone tax case: Centre not to appeal in SC against Bombay HC order January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: In a significant development, the the government on Wednesday decided not to appeal against a Bombay High Court ruling that Vodafone was not liable to pay tax demand of Rs 3,200 crore in a transfer pricing case. "The government will not appeal the judgement of Bombay High Court...
  • 'Kick 2' teaser: Ravi Teja stares into wild wasteland; picks up a shovel, gets ready for action January 27, 2015

    Directed by Surender Reddy, 'Kick 2' will feature Ravi Teja and Rakul Preet Singh in key roles. The film has been produced by Nandamuri Kalyanram, under NTR Arts banner. The music for 'Kick 2' has been composed by SS Thaman. ...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: I've seen Ravi Teja's 'Kick' 27 times, says popular author Chetan Bhagat January 25, 2015

    Jaipur: Popular author Chetan Bhagat on Sunday spoke about his stint in Bollywood, and the amount of research and effort he had to put into his work. Bhagat, who had written the script for the Salman Khan blockbuster 'Kick' along with filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala, spoke about the difference between writing a...
  • Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invites American companies to invest in Indian manufacturing sector January 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Telecom and Information Techonology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad invited the American companies to set up their manufacturing units in India. Speaking at the Indo-US dialogue organized by the Network 18 and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in New Delhi to mark the visit of the US...
  • Ramdev, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar decline Padma award January 24, 2015

    New Delhi/Bangalore: Yoga guru Ramdev and spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar have declined any Padma award for them reportedly being considered by central government on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day. In a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Ramdev referred to media reports that the Government...
  • Cabinet approves 3G spectrum for Defence January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 3G spectrum, identifying 49 slots between 3 MHz and 40 GHz, of which nine would be exclusively for the Defence services. Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said 1,900 MHz spectrum will be swapped between Defence and Telecom ministries. Government's working group will...
  • Ravi Bhagchandka excited about upcoming Sachin Tendulkar's docu-feature January 21, 2015

    Ravi Bhagchandka who has made documentary on Sahin Tendulkar's career told CNN-IBN that it took some time to convince the little master to the documentary. ...
  • Delhi elections: Karol Bagh to witness tough contest between BJP, AAP January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Karol Bagh constituency in Central Delhi will witness a tough contest between the Bharatiya Janata Party and Aam Aadmi Party with Congress pushed to the sidelines. BJP has brought in a new face Yogendra Chandoliya, AAP is going with its former MLA Vishesh Ravi and Congress with Madan...