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  • 1st ODI: Sri Lanka win despite Moeen Ali, Ravi Bopara heroics 22 hours 8 minutes ago

    Sri Lanka overcame a brilliant century by Moeen Ali and a late cameo from Ravi Bopara to defeat England by 25 runs in the first one-day international in Colombo on Wednesday. Opener Ali smashed 119 off 87 balls with 11 boundaries and five sixes as the tourists made a spirited chase...
  • Smriti Irani invited for German envoy's 'satsang' Yesterday

    New Delhi: German Ambassador Michael Steiner is organising a 'satsang' on his birthday on Friday to which he has invited Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani, a gesture that comes in the midst of a raging row over government replacing German with Sanskrit in Central schools. Steiner, who is organising the...
  • 'NC 10' teaser: Telugu star Akkineni Naga Chaitanya's character might be tough, but his heart belongs to Kriti Sanon 4 days ago

    The actor released the teaser for his upcoming film 'NC 10' on the occasion of his 28th birthday. Directed by fimmaker Sudheer Varma of 'Swamy Ra Ra' fame, the film also stars Brahmanandam, Ravi Babu, Posani Krishna Murali and Pooja Ramachandran in key roles. ...
  • No need to be intimidated by Australia: Ravi Shastri 5 days ago

    BCCI's Director of Cricket, Ravi Shastri, has said if the team fights it out in the middle with heart and enjoys the tour Down Under, then there is no reason why it can't perform on the tough tour of Australia. "We have got an exciting bunch of young players but that...
  • We can beat Australia in their own backyard, says Virat Kohli 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Set to embark on a gruelling Test tour of Australia starting December 4, star batsman Virat Kohli on Friday said India will play aggressive and positive cricket in their four-match series and his young side can beat the Aussies in their own backyard. "We are confident of our ability and...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay 1 week ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar slams Rampal, says no leader is above law November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Wednesday slammed controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal over law and order issue in Hisar district of Haryana. Rampal has been evading arrest and according to the police, he is still inside his Satlok Ashram at Barwala in Hissar district. His supporters continue to...
  • Actor Ravi Teja to play Akshay Kumar's role in Telugu remake of 'Special 26' November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Telugu superstar Ravi Teja is all set to play the role of actor Akshay Kumar in Telugu remake of "Special 26". Confirming this Ravi, who is at the moment shooting for the sequel to the Telugu version of "Kick" says: "The Telugu-Tamil producer Thyagarajan who is actor Prashanth's father has...
  • Mahesh Bhatt, Farah Khan on gangster Ravi Pujari's hit-list, other celebrities also on radar: sources November 19, 2014

    Mumbai: An interrogation of arrested members of underworld don Ravi Pujari's gang has revealed that Bollywood directors Mahesh Bhatt and Farah Khan were on their radar. The accused revealed that Pujari had instructed his men to conduct a recce of Farah Khan's residence and also Red Chillies office owned by...
  • DoT for commencing spectrum auction from February 23 November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Spectrum auction for mobile services is expected to start from February 23, a few days later than suggested by a ministerial group, according to official sources. The inter-ministerial group, formed to work out modalities for the next round of auction, had suggested February...
  • BJP's endeavour is Make in Jharkhand: Ravi Shankar Prasad November 14, 2014

    Ranchi: The BJP on Friday said its endeavour is to transform the people's future through "Make in Jharkhand" design - one of the dreams of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to change imbalance of development in eastern states. "On the pattern of 'Make in India', BJP's endeavour is to embark on 'Make...
  • I see a bit of myself in him: Ravi Shastri on Virat Kohli November 14, 2014

    Kolkata: With India playing with a new-found spunk under stand-in skipper Virat Kohli, team director Ravi Shastri on Friday said he sees a bit of himself in the flamboyant Delhi batsman. "He's aggressive and he's very young, so the exuberance is still seen in him, which is very good for the...
  • Goa enter pre-quarters of Vijay Hazare November 13, 2014

    Goa progressed to the pre-quarterfinals of Vijay Hazare trophy one-day championship despite losing by seven wickets to Hyderabad, which pulled off a consolation win to pick up their first points of the tournament at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here. In the South Zone leg of Vijay Hazare trophy, the winner...
  • Amitabh Bachchan pays an emotional tribute to friend and filmmaker Ravi Chopra November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has paid tribute to his friend Ravi Chopra, who passed away following a lung ailment. Chopra was admitted to the Breach Candy hospital here as he was not keeping well for some time. He died aged 68 yesterday. The filmmaker directed Bachchan in family saga 'Baghban' and...
  • Ravi Chopra: Soulful storyteller who touched hearts November 13, 2014

    Mumbai: He made mythology popular on television by offering 'Mahabharat' to viewers and showed the beauty of family ties on the big screen through 'Baghban' and "Baabul". Ravi Chopra made many films and TV shows that showed his impressive range as a filmmaker. Ravi Chopra, who was hospitalised in Breach Candy...
  • RIP Ravi Chopra: The man who made an epic impact with 'Mahabharat' November 13, 2014

    Ravi Chopra, the veteran director who passed away at the age of 68 following a prolonged lung ailment, won millions of supporters and admirers with his ability to use his projects to talk about social, ethical and moral issues, quick improvisations and the exceptional skill to set a precedent for...
  • Ravi Chopra dies at 68: Smriti Irani, Madhur Bhandarkar take to Twitter to express condolences November 12, 2014

    "Pal do pal ka saath humara, pal do pal ke yarane hain." This was the sentiment echoed on Twitter after hearing about the demise of the critically-acclaimed filmmaker Ravi Chopra. Son of filmmaker BR Chopra and nephew of Yash Chopra, Ravi passed away on a cool Wednesday afternoon after a...
  • RIP Ravi Chopra (1946-2014): Lesser known facts about 'Baghban' director November 12, 2014

    Filmmaker Ravi Chopra, who was admitted to Breach Candy hospital, died at around 3.30 pm today. "He passed away today at around 3.30 p.m. His funeral most probably will take place tomorrow at around 11," a source close to Ravi Chopra's family had stated. Ravi garnered huge popularity and...
  • 'Baghban' director Ravi Chopra dies at 68; he was battling lung cancer November 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ravi Chopra who was hospitalised in Breach Candy hospital passed away at around 3.30 p.m Wednesday, a family source confirmed. "He passed away today at around 3.30 p.m. His funeral most probably will take place tomorrow at around 11," a source close to Ravi Chopra's family told IANS. He is...
  • Have given Warren Anderson's character dimension and depth in 'Bhopal: A Prayer For Rain', says director Ravi Kumar November 12, 2014

    Washington: A new powerful movie reliving the Bhopal gas disaster that still haunts India has hit the US screens ahead of its 30th anniversary and its director says the recent death of then Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson "does not bring any relief to the victims". Written and directed by Ravi...
  • 'Baghban' director Ravi Chopra still in hospital, fine now November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Ravi Chopra was hospitalised at Breach Candy Hospital Thursday and a source close to the family said he is "doing fine now". "He was hospitalised day before yesterday (Thursday) at Breach Candy hospital and he is fine now," a source close to the family told IANS. The 68-year-old "Baghban"...
  • Centre releases stamp to celebrate 15th anniversary of India's 1st successful liver transplant November 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday released a commemorative stamp to celebrate the 15th anniversary of India's first successful liver transplant at the Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi. This prestigious honour has been approved and made available by the Department of Posts, Philately...
  • PM post's sanctity shouldn't be ignored: Ravi Shankar on Shahi Imam row November 2, 2014

    Jaipur: Sanctity of the post of the country's Prime Minister should not be ignored, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said, referring to the Jama Masjid Shahi Imam's decision not to invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his son's anointment ceremony. "I do not want to comment much on this but...
  • CBI recovers Rs 10 lakh from drain near Railway officer's residence October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has recovered Rs 10 lakh from a drain near the house of arrested Railway Board official which were allegedly flushed by his relatives at the time of raids carried out by the agency recently. The sources said when the CBI team reached the residence...
  • Not a biopic, hope it makes some difference in the lives of the people in Bhopal: Kal Penn on 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' October 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian-American actor and member of Obama Administration, Kal Penn hopes that the telling account of his upcoming film 'Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain' based on the gas leak tragedy of 1984, will make a difference in the lives of families of the victims of the disaster. The Ravi Kumar-directed...
  • Maharashtra Assembly Election 2014: Farhan Akhtar can't predict, Anupam Kher hopes for a government that pitches for infrastructure development October 19, 2014

    It will take just a few hours for the verdict of assembly polls in Maharashtra and Haryana to be out. Even though BJP hasn't performed perfectly in by-elections across India, pollsters feel the results of assembly elections might go in its favour, courtesy Narendra Modi's impact. While the counting is...