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  • 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' and 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' take center stage at Comic-Con Yesterday

    San Diego: The realm of Middle Earth and caped superheroes brought adventure and battle to Comic Con, as fans of Warner Bros' 'The Hobbit' and 'Batman v Superman' were treated to first-look sneak peeks of the films on Saturday. The eager audience at the convention, most of whom had camped out...
  • Snapshot: Ben Affleck looks morose as Batman in the first close-up tweeted by director Zack Snyder 3 days ago

    Is that a bird? Is that a plane? Is that a depressed comic book fan? No, it is Ben Affleck as Batman, in the latest DC Comics' film 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice'. The first close-up of Affleck tweeted by 'Batman v. Superman' director Zack Snyder is adding fuel...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: High hopes on Indian shuttlers 5 days ago

    Glasgow: With defending champion Saina Nehwal skipping the 20th Commonwealth Games, India will be pinning their hopes on P V Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa to repeat their success in badminton that they achieved four years ago at home. India has had four golds...
  • India seeded third in Commonwealth Games badminton July 14, 2014

    Glasgow: India have been seeded third in the mixed team event in badminton in the 20th Commonwealth Games which begins on July 23. Badminton powerhouse Malaysia, meanwhile, will start their defence of the Commonwealth Games mixed team gold medal as top seeds while England has been seeded second. Malaysia won the mixed...
  • News 360: Government brings TRAI Bill to appoint of PM's principal secretary July 11, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a face-off over the appointment of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary...
  • Meeting on July 11 to discuss nurses rehabilitation issue July 7, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday informed the assembly that a meeting would be held on July 11 to discuss issues related to rehabilitation of 46 Keralite nurses, who returned after being stranded in violence hit region in Iraq. The nurses and the institutions that had offered jobs to...
  • Tarun Gogoi seeks more trains for Assam July 5, 2014

    Guwahati: Ahead of the rail budget, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday urged Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda to sanction more trains for Assam. In a letter to Gowda, he urged him to introduce a super fast weekly express train between Dibrugarh and Pune, and daily inter-city express trains...
  • Lindsay Lohan sues 'Grand Theft Auto V' makers over Lacey Jonas character July 3, 2014

    New York: Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the Grand Theft Auto video games. The actress says the latest installment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission. Lohan's lawsuit was filed Wednesday in a Manhattan court. Grand Theft Auto V game maker Take-Two Interactive...
  • Lindsay Lohan sues makers of 'Grand Theft Auto V' video game July 3, 2014

    Reuters: Actress Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the popular "Grand Theft Auto V" video game, saying it used her likeness without permission, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday. Lohan accused New York-based Take-Two Interactive Software Inc and its label Rockstar Games of creating a look-alike character named Lacey...
  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy held for questioning: Source July 1, 2014

    Paris: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was held on Tuesday for questioning into suspicions that a network of informers kept him abreast of a separate inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 election campaign, a legal source said. Local media said it was the first time a former head of state...
  • Murthy got cost equation right,successor to take it fwd:Kamath June 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Commending the role of N R Narayana Murthy, veteran banker K V Kamath on Friday said the Infosys co-founder had "got the cost equation right" to improve topline growth. Kamath, who is also the non-executive Chairman, said it is now upon the "successor" Vishal Sikka to take that agenda...
  • Money lender surrenders in murder case June 27, 2014

    A money lender, Satnam Singh alias Goldy, who allegedly shot dead a neighbour following dispute over repayment of loan a week ago, surrendered on Friday. Goldy surrendered before Senior Superintendent of Police, Amol V Homkar, who said a woman was also detained in connection with the case. A licensed double barrel gun...
  • Will Scoot McNairy be the Nightwing in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'? June 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Scoot McNairy has reportedly landed a role in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel- 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'. The actor, who has starred in films like 'Argo' and '12 Years a Slave', is rumoured to play Nightwing in the film, reported Ace Showbiz. In the comics, Nightwing...
  • Sylvester Stallone returns in his iconic role with 'Rambo V' June 25, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor-director Sylvester Stallone will play John Rambo for the fifth time. Executives at German movie company Splendid Films have confirmed that Stallone has started work on a fifth "Rambo" movie," reports femalefirst.co.uk. A press release suggests that the action star is writing the screenplay and will star as one-man army...
  • Saina wins; Sindhu, Srikanth, Kashyap lose in Indonesia June 18, 2014

    Jakarta: Three-time champion Saina Nehwal started her campaign on a positive note with a straight-game demolition of Thailand's Porntip Buranaprasertsuk but it was early exit for P V Sindhu, K Srikanth and P Kashyap in the USD 750,000 BCA Indonesia Superseries Premier on Wednesday. A winner of the tournament in 2009,...
  • Sikka will have to rebuild a core team : Balakrishnan June 12, 2014

    Former Infosys board member V Balakrishnan said that Vishal Sikka, the new CEO of Infosys, will have to rebuild a core team. "Sikka will have challenges ahead but the uncertainty is over. Hopefully Vishal will get growth back. NR Narayana Murthy stepping down is the right thing to do." He...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead charge in Saina's absence at Japan Open June 9, 2014

    Tokyo: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal taking a break after a gruelling Uber Cup campaign, the Indian challenge will be led by P V Sindhu and K Srikanth at the USD 2,50,000 Japan Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers here on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist Saina, who was in...
  • Defence Minister Jaitley briefed on IAF's operational preparedness June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday briefed by the Air Force on its operational preparedness and its immediate requirements such as 126 Rafale combat aircraft for carrying out its assigned tasks. The presentation was made by the top IAF brass to the Defence Minister at the Air...
  • VVIP chopper scam: CBI to send teams to record statements of Goa, WB Governors June 5, 2014

    CBI will soon send teams to examine West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and his Goa counterpart B V Wanchoo as "witnesses" in connection with its probe in the VVIP helicopter purchase deal. Highly-placed CBI sources said the agency has informed the Law Ministry that there was no bar on examining...
  • Snapshot: Sukhoi 30, Rafale jets at the 5th Indo-French air exercise in Jodhpur June 5, 2014

    The fifth Indo-French air exercise named 'Garuda-V' began on June 2 at Jodhpur Indian Air Force station. In the joint exercise frontline fighter aircraft of both the countries are taking part. ...
  • Assocham submits mega plan to transform Railways June 5, 2014

    Industry body Assocham on Thursday submitted a mega plan to Railways Minister D V Sadananda Gowda to turn railways into an "engine of growth" through capacity addition, developing high-speed freight network and offering services like e-business and entertainment to passengers. The proposed mega plan, to be initiated now and completed by...
  • 5 things to know about spacecraft designed to ferry astronauts to space May 31, 2014

    SpaceX has made supply runs to the International Space Station under a NASA contract. Now it's eyeing carrying astronauts to low-Earth orbit. NASA is depending on private companies to fill the void left by the retirement of its space shuttle fleet. Here are five things to know about SpaceX: What is its...
  • Vaiko denounces Modi's invitation to Rajapaksa for his swearing-in May 23, 2014

    MDMK general secretary and founder V Gopalsamy alias Vaiko, an NDA ally, opposed Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's decision to invite Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse for his swearing-in on May 26. "I urge everyone to avoid the presence of 'butcher' of Tamils," he said. ...
  • Filming begins in Detroit for Superman-Batman film May 22, 2014

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros. Pictures says filming has started in Detroit for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," starring Henry Cavill, reprising his role as Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. The studio said Wednesday the action feature directed by Zack Snyder will also star Israel-born actress Gal Gadot...
  • Thambidurai elected as AIADMK Parliamentary Party leader May 19, 2014

    Chennai: Senior leaders M Thambidurai and Dr V Maithreyan were on Monday elected as Leader and Deputy Leader of the AIADMK Parliamentary Party respectively. They were elected at a meeting of the party's MPs presided over by party supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, a party release said. At the meeting...
  • Saina, Sindhu make India a tough team to beat, says Thailand's Ratchanok May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Injury-plagued reigning world champion Ratchanok Inthanon, who is leading Thailand's campaign in the ongoing Uber Cup, believes India will be a difficult customer to handle as they have two top players in Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu in their ranks. "India is a tough team. Number one and...
  • Puducherry CM N Rangasamy greets Modi for NDA's 'historic win' in Lok Sabha polls May 17, 2014

    Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister and AINRC chief N Rangasamy on Saturday congratulated Narendra Modi for the BJP-led NDA's 'historic win' in the Lok Sabha polls. Talking to reporters here, Rangasamy expressed confidence that the new government under the leadership of Narendra Modi would extend full cooperation to the Union Territory. The...
  • AINRC wins lone seat of Puducherry May 16, 2014

    Pondicherry: 8:30 pm:Union Minister V Narayansamy is trailing in Puducherry. All India Congress leader R Radhakrishnan is leading in the lone seat by over 60,000 votes. 9:54 am: Union Minister V Narayansamy is leading the lone Lok Sabha seat of Puducherry. He is the sitting MP in the constituency. Counting for the...