SHOOTOUTS

  • US Congressional resolution honours Sikh victims of Wisconsin shootout August 1, 2014

    Washington: A bipartisan Congressional resolution introduced on the second anniversary of Oak Creek Gurudwara shooting that killed six people has condemned the murderous attack and honours the memory of its victims. California Democrat Congressman John Garamendi, a cochair of the Congressional American Sikh Caucus, introduced the resolution which offers heartfelt condolences...
  • Dehradun shootout: 17 policemen sent for life imprisonment June 9, 2014

    A Delhi court on Monday awarded life imprisonment to 17 of the 18 policemen convicted of killing a 22yearold MBA student in a fake shootout in Dehradun in 2009. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Judge JPS Malik awarded life terms to 17 policemen involved in the staged gun battle...
  • Sophie Choudry on 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa': Competition is already tougher than usual June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: VJactresssinger Sophie Choudry, who will be seen in dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa', admits she is not thinking of winning the show at the moment. Sophie, who has done dance numbers in films like 'Heyy Babyy' and 'Shootout at Wadala', said she is looking forward to give...
  • 18 killed in shooting at Nigeria State Security headquarters March 30, 2014

    Abuja: A shootout at Nigeria's State Security Services headquarters near the presidential villa killed at least 18 people today, a government spokeswoman said of what appears to be an attempted jailbreak by Islamic extremists. Residents described shooting that went on for two hours on Sunday morning. Security services spokeswoman Marilyn Ogar tried...
  • Spending time with family is the best stress buster: Manoj Bajpayee March 9, 2014

    Mumbai: What is the best way to reduce tension? Spending time with the family, says acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee. "Getting candid with my family the best stress-buster. One look at them and I feel every trouble is worth it. Do you think so too?" -- tweeted Manoj who is married to...
  • Will 'Ragini MMS 2' establish Sunny Leone in Bollywood? January 19, 2014

    Mumbai: IndoCanadian adult film starturnedactress Sunny Leone has confessed to having a sweet tooth and admits that she puts in extra sugar in her tea. "I love a lot of sugar in my tea," Sunny said during the shooting of UTV Stars' show 'Breakfast To Dinner'. She also said that she refrains...
  • Sunny Leone: I would have been nothing if my husband wasn't by my side January 18, 2014

    Mumbai: From being an adult film actress to creating waves in Bollywood, Sunny Leone has come a long way in the past few years. The IndoCanadian talent credits her husband Daniel Weber for her success. The duo got married in 2011. "I would have been nothing if Daniel wasn't by my side,"...
  • Bollywood's meanest, funkiest, funniest dialogues of 2013 December 31, 2013

    New Delhi:Songs, dialogues define our cinema. The year saw several blockbusters like 'Chennai Express', 'Krrish 3', 'Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ramleela' and also some extremely big budget films like 'Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai Dobaara' and 'Himmatwala' failing at the Box Office. From the rustic falvours of Gujarat in Goliyon...
  • Flashback 2013: The best onscreen kisses of the year December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Call it the coming of age of Bollywood. But in 2013, more mainstream actors did liplocks than in any recent year. Here's saluting the 10 best kisses of the year: Imran KhanAnushka Sharma in 'Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola': This may have been the year of disasters for Imran Khan. But...
  • Fake shootout: Film producer arrested for implicating Salman Khan December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: In a plot straight out of Bollywood, a film producer was arrested for allegedly trying to implicate Salman Khan in a fake attack on himself in order to coerce the film star to work in his next project. 47yearold Hardev Singh, a citybased businessman and owner of a...
  • '24' is drawing youngsters to TV: Anil Kapoor October 31, 2013

    Kolkata: Receiving compliments for his debut television production '24' is a pleasure for actor Anil Kapoor. He said that the biggest achievement of the thriller is that it has managed to hook youngsters. "The best thing is that youngsters who never used to watch TV are hooked to it. They have...
  • When producer Guneet Monga sold her house to save a film October 25, 2013

    Dharamsala: She is such a staunch supporter of new wave of cinema that Guneet Monga even sold her house to complete 'Monsoon Shootout', which was screened at the Cannes film festival this year. Tagged as the country's most prolific producer of the new wave of cinema, she is also CEO of...
  • Delhi's most wanted criminal Neetu Dobadia killed in police shootout October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi's most wanted criminal Neetu Dobadia was killed in a police shootout near Hyatt Hotel late on Thursday. Delhi Police said that Dobadia's henchman Alok and another member of the gang have also been killed in the encounter. No one from the police have been injured in the...
  • What keeps Anil Kapoor busy apart from '24' October 20, 2013

    New Delhi: While his debut TV project '24' is being widely appreciated, actorproducer Anil Kapoor is trying his best to balance his other projects. The actor is dividing his time between promoting '24' as well as hearing new film scripts. "Anil Kapoor has been recently balancing his entire day, giving time to...
  • Action director Tinnu Verma in police custody August 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood action director Tinnu Verma, who was absconding after allegedly attacking his step-brother Manohar, is now in police custody, police officials here confirmed Thursday. When contacted by IANS, an official at Kurar Police Station in Malad East, where the case against Tinnu was registered, said: "Yes, Tinnu was arrested last...
  • Coaxed by daughters, Anil Kapoor joins Twitter August 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor is on Twitter. He says his daughters actress Sonam and filmmaker Rhea pushed him into joining the microblogging site. "So after all that coaxing by my digitally savvy daughters, I am finally on Twitter. Let's connect," Anil posted in his first tweet Tuesday. Both Sonam...
  • Delhi firing: Doubts persist over police theory July 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Two days after a drive to check stunt motorcyclists turned into a fatal shooting by the Delhi Police, questions are now being raised. As to whether the shooting was necessary, or worse, if the police pretended the motorcyclists had attacked them to justify the killing. Raising suspicions is...
  • Batla house encounter: Accused claims he was not in the flat in which shootout took place July 13, 2013

    Suspected Indian Mujahideen operative Shahzad Ahmad facing trial in the 2008 Batla House encounter case on Friday claimed before a Delhi court that he was not present in the flat in which the alleged shootout took place. The counsel for accused Shahzad, in his final arguments before Additional Sessions Judge...
  • Ishrat Jahan was a terrorist, BJP members tell panel July 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The controversy over the CBI questioning Intelligence Bureau officer Rajendra Kumar in the Ishrat Jahan shootout figured in the consultative meeting of the home ministry on Tuesday with the BJP members stating that she and her associates killed in the incident were members of terror outfit LashkereTaiba. The issue...
  • Rohit Roy is scared of Remo D'Souza, loves Madhuri Dixit June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: TV star Rohit Roy, the wild card entrant in 'Jhalak Dikhla Jaa', hopes to please Remo D'Souza as he believes the choreographer is hard to impress. The sixth season of the talent hunt is being judged by dancing diva Madhuri Dixit, filmmaker Karan Johar and D'Souza. "Remo is a...
  • Do international Film Festivals help small films make it big? June 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Let's face it. Film Festivals local or global have a certain snooty, intellectual, arty, culturedriven aura about them. An image that screams superior, exclusive, unique. The message they seem to convey is: We have nothing to do with the everyday mindless masala that you...
  • Judge accepts insanity plea in Colorado shooting case June 4, 2013

    Colorado: A judge on Tuesday accepted James Holmes' plea of not guilty by reason of insanity, setting the stage for a lengthy mental evaluation of the Colorado theater shooting suspect. The court clerk placed a written advisory of the ground rules of the plea before Holmes so he could follow...
  • Snapshot: Anurag Kashyap hangs out with Raghav Sachar May 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Anurag Kashyap's upcoming venture 'Monsoon Shootout' was recently screened at the Cannes film festival. The music of the film has been scored by Raghav Sachar who was also attending the festival. The two were spotted having a gala time together after the screening of their film. ...
  • Gangster dramas are lucky for me: Kangana Ranaut May 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Himachal girl Kangna Ranaut entered filmdom with hit crimeromance 'Gangster A Love story' and the actress, whose latest release 'Shootout At Wadala' also did well, feels gangster thrillers are lucky for her. "I think gangsterbased films are very lucky for me. My debut film 'Gangster' in 2006 was successful,...
  • US Gurdwara shootout: Obama honours security personnel May 12, 2013

    Washington: The police officer who risked his life to save victims of the Wisconsin Gurdwara shootout in 2012 was honoured by US President Barack Obama at a White House award ceremony. Six people were shot dead while three others injured when gunman Wade Michael Page went on a shooting...
  • Rajjo: I visited 'kothas' for research, says Kangana May 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Nationalaward winning actress Kangana Ranaut, who registered her first hit this year with 'Shootout at Wadala', says the ups and downs in her filmy career have all been worth it as she got to work with big names and bigger projects. After tasting success with 'Gangster', 'Fashion', 'Once Upon A...
  • Want Ekta to settle down before me: Tusshar Kapoor May 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Tusshar Kapoor wants his sister Ekta Kapoor to marry before him and adds that there is no age limit for marriage nowadays. "I want Ekta to settle down before me. But it's not in our hands. Whatever is in our destiny that will happen. Whenever we find our life partners,...
  • John Abraham gifts a brand new motorcycle to director Sanjay Gupta May 8, 2013

    After the success of 'Shootout At Wadala', John Abraham has gifted a brand new motorcycle to its director Sanjay Gupta. ...
  • 'Shootout At Wadala' rakes in Rs 30.7 crore in four days May 8, 2013

    Sanjay Gupta's last release was in 2007 and after almost six years he is back with what he does best with men and their guns, a film titled 'Shootout At Wadala'. It stars John Abraham, Anil Kapoor, Manoj Bajpayee, Kangana Ranaut and Sonu Sood. The film opened with a...
  • Does 'Bombay Talkies' herald a new era in Bollywood? May 8, 2013

    New Delhi: If 'Bombay Talkies' is an indication to the kind of cinema that we will get to watch from now on, then it is good news for all cine lovers. In a befitting tribute to 100 years of Indian cinema, the anthology film featuring some of the best directors...