Spin

  • Mahatma Gandhi's prison 'charkha' to be auctioned in UK 21-10-2013 04:17 PM

    One of Mahatma Gandhi's most prized possessions, the 'charkha' he used in Yerwada Jail, will go under the hammer at a prestigious British auction house on November 5 with the minimum bid set at 60,000 pounds. The charkha (spinning wheel) used by Gandhi while he was in the prison at...
  • Are Shane Warne and Elizabeth Hurley going to split soon? 17-09-2013 02:39 PM

    London: Australian spin wizard Shane Warne and his fiance Elizabeth Hurley have reportedly split as their careers are said to have put a strain on their relationship. The 48-year-old model-turned-actress and the cricketing legend have reportedly called their three-year relationship quits just two years after getting engaged, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "They...
  • Australian physicists give cricket a lesson in spin 05-07-2013 08:49 AM

    Paris: Twenty years ago, Australia's Shane Warne flighted the "Ball of the Century" that famously bamboozled England's Mike Gatting and reminded everyone of the marvels of leg-spin bowling. Behind such deliveries lie some powerful principles of physics, a pair of Australian scientists said on Thursday, in a study published just...
  • TN: Spinning mills take state power utility to court 05-12-2012 03:17 PM

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Spinning Mills Association (TASMA) on Wednesday took Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd. (TANGEDCO) to court for cutting off power to its members despite having dedicated power feeder lines, said an association official. "We have filed a case against TANGEDCO to supply power generated by...
  • Clueless England in a spin 06-02-2012 06:48 PM

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  • Gambhir raises 'spin' questions for Aus 22-01-2012 11:55 AM

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  • Timberlake to play music mogul Bogart in biopic 29-09-2011 12:49 PM

    London: Pop heartthrob Justin Timberlake has reportedly signed on to portray the role of the late Neil Bogart in the rags-to-riches biopic 'Spinning Gold'. Timberlake, 30, has appeared in a number of high-profile movies in recent years including 'The Social Network' and 'Bad Teacher', as well as voicing characters in...
  • TN: textile industry in losses due to power cuts 02-06-2011 10:04 AM

    Coimbatore: It's India's textile capital but Coimbatoire, which has over 22, 00 spinning mills, is slowing down thanks to daily power cuts of over 7 hours. The production is down by over 40 per cent and many units on the verge of shut down. The production loss is about RS...
  • Factory building collapses, six killed 02-10-2010 01:21 PM

    About 28 workers were working in a spinning mill when a tin shed fell on them near Ludhiana. ...
  • Story with a spin: Celeb tips for all-'round' health 10-12-2007 02:01 PM

    Sydney: Criticism continues to dog Australia's selectors in the run-up to the World Cup despite a comprehensive 6-1 one-day drubbing of England being wrapped up at the weekend. The four-man panel headed up by lawyer Andrew Hilditch has been under almost constant fire for their perceived mistreatment of players and...
  • Make me a star: Blair on PR spin again 05-09-2006 04:47 PM

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