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...
  • 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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