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  • Ebola health worker restrictions could deter others: US envoy October 30, 2014

    Brussels: Some countries are yet to shoulder their share of the Ebola response burden and some restrictions on aid workers returning home from West African nations hit hardest by the disease could deter thousands from helping, Samantha Power, the US envoy to the United Nations, said on Thursday. Power, after visiting...
  • 'Kaththi' trailer: Ilayathalapathy Vijay is the saviour of people and Neil Nitin Mukesh is the suave baddie October 19, 2014

    Ilayathalapathy Vijay fans may now rejoice. The eagerly-awaited trailer for AR Murugadoss' film 'Kaththi' has just been unveiled.Featuring Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh as the chief bad guy, Vijay plays the role of a saviour of the common people. The film starrs Samantha Ruth Prabhu as the leading lady.The film...
  • 'Selfie Pulla': Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Samantha sing, dance, pout and take selfies in this song from 'Kaththi' October 18, 2014

    How long have you been waiting for more videos, trailers and other stuff about AR Murugadoss' upcoming film 'Kaththi'? After the kick-ass teaser released a few weeks ago, the makers of 'Kaththi' have teased their fans with a 40-second song promo for 'Selfie Pulla'. Penned by Madhan Karky and music composed...
  • Watch: Ilayathalapathy Vijay and Samantha sing and skip in the open brown fields in 'Aathi' song promo from 'Kaththi' October 17, 2014

    How long have you been waiting for more videos, trailers and other stuff about AR Murugadoss' upcoming film 'Kaththi'? After the kick-ass teaser released a few weeks ago, the makers of 'Kaththi' have teased their fans with a 40-second song promo for 'Aathi'.Penned by Pa Vijay and music composed by...
  • Stosur downs Diyas to take another Osaka title October 12, 2014

    Tokyo: Australia's Samantha Stosur continued her love affair with the Osaka hardcourts by claiming a third Japan Open title after edging Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan in Sunday's final. The top seed prevailed 7-6(7) 6-3 over her 20-year-old opponent, who was competing in her first WTA final. The 2011 US Open winner...
  • 'Kaththi' teaser: Ilayathalapathy Vijay stares at you from inside a giant cement pipe in AR Murugadoss' latest film September 19, 2014

    There are shadows, there is dust. Tamil actor Vijay moves in those shadows with some remarkable weapons. Then in a 360 degree shot, he stares you down from inside a gigantic cement pipe.The first teaser for AR Murugadoss' latest film 'Kaththi' relies heavily on great background score and the screen...
  • Kvitova, Bouchard steamroll into second round at US Open August 27, 2014

    New York: Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova and runnerup Eugenie Bouchard launched their US Open campaigns with a bang, blasting their respective firstround opponents in quick fashion on Tuesday. Thirdseeded Kvitova of the Czech Republic crushed Kristina Mladenovic of France 61, 60, while Bouchard was nearly as efficient in dismissing Olga Govortsova...
  • Serena Williams battles on in Cincinnati, Kvitova falls August 14, 2014

    World number on Serena Williams won a tense battle of US Open champions by taming Australia's Samantha Stosur 76 (7) 76 (7) on Wednesday to reach the third round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati. Back in action for the first time since a semifinal loss to older sister...
  • Andrea Petkovic through, Samantha Stosur out at Stanford July 29, 2014

    Germany's Andrea Petkovic reached the second round of the Bank of the West Classic with a 61, 64 win over Croatia's Alja Tomljanovic on Monday and also benefited from the elimination of an experienced potential opponent in the next round. Petkovic dropped serve twice but produced six breaks of her own...
  • Wimbledon 2014: Stosur and Zimonjic claim mixed doubles title July 7, 2014

    Fifteenth seeds Samantha Stosur and Nenad Zimonjic claimed the mixed doubles title with a 64, 62 win against 14th seeds Chan HaoChing of Taiwan and Max Mirnyi of Belarus at Wimbledon on Sunday in the final match of the 2014 championships. For Australian Stosur, who exited the women's single draw in...
  • Malayalam film 'Bangalore Days' now to be remade in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi July 3, 2014

    Three cousins from Kerala go on to finding their dreams in the criticallyacclaimed Malayalam film 'Bangalore Days'. Directed by 'Kerala Cafe' filmmaker Anjali Menon, 'Bangalore Days' revolves around the three cousins. Starring noted actors Dulquer Salmaan, Fahadh Faasil, Nivin Pauly, Nazriya Nazim, Parvathy Menon, Isha Talwar and Nithya Menen, the film...
  • Sharapova brushes aside Murray in first round at Wimbledon June 24, 2014

    London: French Open champion Maria Sharapova defeated British wildcard entry Samantha Murray 61, 60 on Tuesday in a firstround match at Wimbledon. The fifthseeded Sharapova won her first Grand Slam title at the All England club 10 years ago as a 17yearold and added her fifth last month in a...
  • Sharapova grinds down Stosur to reach French Open last eight June 2, 2014

    Paris: Maria Sharapova, seventh seed and last year's losing finalist, won the last nine games of the match to sweep past Australia's Samantha Stosur 36, 64, 60 into the French Open's quarterfinals on Sunday. The 19th seed outfought and outfired the former world No.1 in the first set and held her...
  • Germany storm into Fed Cup final April 20, 2014

    Brisbane: Germany sealed their place in the Fed Cup final by taking an unbeatable 3-0 lead over Australia when Angelique Kerber beat Sam Stosur in three sets on Sunday. Kerber overcame a slow start to win 4-6, 6-0, 6-4 and put Germany into their first Fed Cup final since 1992, when...
  • Fed Cup semi: Stosur to lead Australia vs Germany April 9, 2014

    Brisbane: Samantha Stosur will lead Australia in its Fed Cup semi-final against Germany beginning April 19 in Brisbane. Australia captain Alicia Molik said on Wednesday that Casey Dellacqua, Ashleigh Barty and Storm Sanders were also in the team for the two-day contest at Pat Rafter Arena. Australia and Germany have met 12...
  • Artist's work shows Barbie as a victim of domestic violence, with a bloody lip and a black eye February 25, 2014

    Artist Samantha Humphreys has documented a series of disturbing pictures of domestic violence using an icon of female perfection - the Barbie. The series 'What If?' by Humphreys was featured in the Speaking Out Exhibition at Embrace Arts, University of Leicester. Since then, the series has been receiving worldwide media...
  • UTV to coproduce Suriya's Tamil film 'Anjaan' January 15, 2014

    Chennai: On the occasion of Pongal, UTV Motion Pictures Tuesday announced it will coproduce actor Suriya Sivakumar's upcoming Tamil actionthriller 'Anjaan', which is also being produced by Thirrupathi Brothers. 'Anjaan', which means stranger, is being directed by N. Lingusamy. "We are extremely delighted to continue our strong relationship with N. Lingusamy's Thirrupathi...
  • Sonakshi Sinha approached for a special song in Suriya's next January 9, 2014

    Chennai: Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who was recently approached with an offer to shake a leg with Suriya Sivakumar in his upcoming yetuntitled Tamil thriller, has expressed interest in it, says director N.Lingusamy. "We did approach Sonakshi for a special song, which is not an item number in the film. She...
  • Stosur, del Potro warm up for Australian open with tough wins January 8, 2014

    Sydney: Former US Open champions Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina and Samantha Stosur of Australia rallied to win their secondround matches against tough French opponents Wednesday at Australian Open warmup tournaments. Del Potro beat Nicolas Mahut 16, 63, 64 at the Sydney International, while Stosur saved two match points and...
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, Samantha Shannon to attend Jaipur Literature Festival November 26, 2013

    Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri, British writer Samantha Shannon, actor Irrfan Khan and boxer Mary Kom, besides noted historians, literary critics and activists will attend the Jaipur Literature Festival 2014 being organised at Jaipur in 2014. The seventh edition of the fiveday festival, home to all bookworms and literary lovers, will...
  • David Cameron celebrates Diwali with his wife Samantha November 5, 2013

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron celebrated Diwali with his wife Samantha Cameron at Swaminarayan temple in London. While Cameron stuck to his usual attire of suit, shirt and tie, his wife tried to blend in the festive mood in a spectacular saree. ...
  • Simona Halep beats Samantha Stosur to win Tournament of Champions November 4, 2013

    Sofia: Romanian Simona Halep battled back from a set down to beat former US Open champion Samantha Stosur 26, 62, 62 in a thrilling Tournament of Champions final on Sunday to capture her sixth title of the year. Winning the seasonending WTA event at the Armeets Arena in Sofia earned the...
  • Ivanovic beats Stosur at Tournament of Champions November 1, 2013

    Sofia: Ana Ivanovic overcame Sam Stosur 62, 57, 62 on Thursday for her second straight victory in the group stage at the seasonending WTA Tournament of Champions. The twotime tournament winner played very aggressively to win the opening set in just 30 minutes. Stosur then broke Ivanovic's serve in the second...
  • 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' Diwali gift Six minutes additional footage October 30, 2013

    Chennai: Telugu actiondrama 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' is marching towards the Rs.100 crore mark and its makers have now decided to add six minutes of footage from Thursday as a Diwali gift to Pawan Kalyan fans. Made for Rs.52 crore, the film, directed by Trivikram, has reportedly minted Rs.71 crore worldwide so far....
  • AD success lands Pranitha a film with Junior NTR October 28, 2013

    Chennai: The success of recently released Pawan Kalyanstarrer Telugu actiondrama 'Attarintiki Daaredhi' (AD) has made Pranitha an overnight star. She has bagged a plum role in Junior NTR's 'Rabhasa', which also features Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Pranitha, who played one of the heroines in AD, has previously worked in two lowbudget Telugu...
  • Samantha Ruthu Prabhu keen on working with Sudeep October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Samantha Ruth Prabhu, one of the busiest actresses in the Tamil and Telugu film industry, is interested in acting in a Kannada film with Kiccha Sudeep. At a recent event, Samantha said that the best actress award which she bagged for Telugu movie Eega also belonged to Sudeep....