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  • Tony Award-winning actress Phyllis Frelich dies 14-04-2014 10:49 AM

    Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70. Frelich, died Thursday at their home in Temple City, Calif., her husband, Robert Steinberg, said. She suffered from a rare degenerative neurological disease called progressive supranuclear...
  • Sonia Gandhi cancelled Goa rally as she is sure of win: Congress 08-04-2014 05:39 PM

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi cancelled her public meeting scheduled on Tuesday in Goa after she realised that the party is sure to win both the Lok Sabha seats in the state, a senior party leader claimed in Panaji on Tuesday. Gandhi was supposed to address a public meeting in North...
  • Advani confident of BJP led NDA coming to power 08-04-2014 04:43 PM

    Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Tuesday expressed confidence that BJP led NDA would form the next government in the country and Narendra Modi would create an 'unprecedented history'. "There is no doubt among the people about whose government will come to power after the Lok Sabha polls and...
  • Confident of winning all 6 seats in J~~amp;amp;K: National Conference 02-04-2014 04:24 PM

    Ruling National Conference on Wednesday expressed confidence that it along with its ally Congress will win all six Lok Sabha seats from Jammu and Kashmir, saying people will reject the "politics of hate" and will vote for "secular" candidates. "The NC-Congress coalition government will sweep the state and win all...
  • Actress Kate Winslet gets her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame 18-03-2014 05:42 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Kate Winslet was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Academy Award-winning actress wore a form-fitting black dress that showed off her enviable body at the event, reports eonline.com The six time Oscar nominated star said she was surprised to see so many...
  • Sikh man wins 250,000 pounds in British TV game show 13-02-2014 04:08 PM

    A Sikh man in Britain has become only the second male contestant to win a popular television game show, getting 250,000 pounds (around $416,000) in the process. Roop Singh, 54, from Leeds became only the second male contestant to take such a large sum on Channel 4 game show 'Deal...
  • I never dreamt of lifting a Grand Slam trophy: Stanislas Wawrinka 27-01-2014 10:18 AM

    Melbourne: For 35 Grand Slam tournaments, the words of an Irish poet became something of a mantra for Stan Wawrinka. After one too many defeats, he had them inscribed on his left arm. At each ball toss, if he cared to glance, he could see the words of Samuel Beckett:...
  • Xolo Win tablet with 10.1-inch display, Windows 8 announced 08-01-2014 04:05 PM

    Las Vegas: Xolo, the smartphone brand of Indian handset maker Lava, today unveiled its first AMD-powered 10.1-inch tablet 'Xolo Win'. The company said the tablet will be available in stores across India towards the end of this month. However, the price of the Windows 8 certified device was not announced....
  • Watson lauds Lehmann for bringing back fun for Australia 06-01-2014 04:25 PM

    Sydney: Allrounder Shane Watson has credited coach Darren Lehmann for bringing the fun factor back to the Australian dressing room and allowing the team to enjoy playing cricket once more in the 5-0 Ashes series thrashing of England. Watson's credentials as a cricketer have never been in doubt but his...
  • 3rd Test: Australia beat England at Perth, reclaim the Ashes 17-12-2013 11:30 AM

    Perth: Michael Clarke's Australians regained the Ashes just four months after the last series defeat in England by completing a third comprehensive Test victory on home soil. Resuming at 251 for 5 on the last day of the third Test, England lost only one wicket in Tuesday's morning session but...
  • Nepal: Maoist chief Prachanda wins by thin margin 23-11-2013 11:29 AM

    UCPN-Maoist chief Prachanda finally got elected from Siraha 5 constituency in southern Nepal by a thin margin. Prachanda secured 15,244 votes, just 900 votes more than his nearest rival Lila Shrestha of CPN-UML. Maoist supremo Prahanda earlier had humiliating defeat in Kathmandu 5 constituency in the hand of Nepali Congress...
  • Decision to keep Djokovic out of doubles cost Serbia, feels Stepanek 18-11-2013 09:11 AM

    Serbia's decision to leave Novak Djokovic out of the doubles rubber of their Davis Cup final against Czech Republic was "like leaving a Ferrari in the garage", victorious opponent Radek Stepanek said on Sunday. The Czechs wrapped up a 3-2 win to retain their title thanks to Stepanek's crushing straight-sets...
  • India give winning farewell for Sachin Tendulkar 16-11-2013 03:33 PM

    India defeated West Indies by innings and 126 runs to bid Sachin Tendulkar farewell in style at the Wankhede Stadium. ...
  • Chidambaram quotes Maulana, says Patel agreed to partition before Nehru, Gandhi 11-11-2013 10:21 PM

    Joining debate with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over partition, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, on MOnday, quoted excerpts from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's book to say that Sardar Patel had agreed to the idea of division of the country before Nehru and Gandhi. "Lord Mountbatten was extremely intelligent and...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 08-11-2013 11:48 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress slams Goldman Sachs for predicting growth if NDA wins polls 08-11-2013 10:07 PM

    The Congress Party in a paranoid mode as Assembly elections in five states near. If it proposed a ban on opinion polls yesterday, today it hit out at investment bank Goldman Sachs for predicting strong economic growth if the NDA sweeps into office next year. The investment bank defended its...
  • Five Indian-Americans score victories in US polls 08-11-2013 11:44 AM

    Five Indian-American candidates scored victories in Tuesday's US polls with three of them becoming legislators in two states and two others winning elections to local bodies. The most significant gains for the Indian American community came in New Jersey where Kolkata-born Raj Mukherji scored a victory in the 33rd district...
  • Novak Djokovic dumps David Ferrer to win Paris Masters 04-11-2013 08:51 AM

    Paris: Novak Djokovic beat defending champion David Ferrer of Spain 7-5, 7-5 to win the Paris Masters on Sunday and keep alive his hopes of reclaiming the world number one spot by the end of the year. The Serb recovered from a break down in both sets to snatch his...
  • Sachin Tendulkar ends Ranji Trophy career with a match-winning knock 30-10-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar bid his first-class career a goodbye in style on Wednesday, leading Mumbai to a four-wicket win over Haryana in the Ranji Trophy at Lahli with his 79 not out. Tendulkar, who failed in the first innings of his last Ranji Trophy game scoring just 5, was...
  • Tendulkar should retire with his bat held high: Ganguly 07-10-2013 10:20 PM

    Kolkata: Observing that Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket was "imminent", former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday hoped the batting legend quits the game on a high. "There is too much speculation about his retirement, which is putting pressure on him. While I believe his retirement is not very...
  • Juan Martin del Potro beats Milos Raonic to win Japan Open 06-10-2013 02:33 PM

    Tokyo: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro beat Milos Raonic of Canada, 7-6 (5), 7-5 on Sunday to win the Japan Open and claim his third title of the season. Del Potro got the only break of the match to go up 6-5 in the second set and then held serve...
  • Michael Dell, Silver Lake win shareholder OK for $25 billion buyout 12-09-2013 07:59 PM

    Austin, Texas: Michael Dell clinched shareholder approval on Thursday for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the uncertainty surrounding the world's No. 3 PC maker. Shareholders cast their votes at a special meeting on...
  • Can Rafael Nadal surpass Roger Federer's record? 10-09-2013 02:21 PM

    New York: Rafael Nadal was not quite ready to contemplate his place in tennis history. It had been less than two hours since a gripping victory over Novak Djokovic earned Nadal his second US Open championship and 13th Grand Slam title overall. So when a question came about the likelihood...
  • Rafael Nadal wins US Open, his 13th Grand Slam trophy 10-09-2013 06:11 AM

    New York Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was home during the US Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee. Hard to believe this is the guy sent packing in the first round of Wimbledon in June, losing against someone ranked 135th. Looking fit...
  • Bayern beat Chelsea in penalty shootout to win UEFA Super Cup 31-08-2013 08:21 AM

    Prague: Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer saved a penalty by substitute Romelu Lukaku to give Champions League winners Bayern Munich a 5-4 victory over Chelsea in a shootout on Friday to claim the UEFA Super Cup, after the game finished 2-2 following extra time. Ten-man Chelsea looked on the verge of victory...
  • Halep upsets Kvitova to win New Haven Open 25-08-2013 09:31 AM

    New Haven: Simona Halep doesn't speak perfect English, but she knew what words to use when describing her game at the New Haven Open. "I played very beautiful tennis today," Halep said. "I was enjoying every moment." The 21-year-old Romanian dominated defending champion Petra Kvitova 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday to...
  • Monfils retires in the final to hand Melzer Winston-Salem trophy 25-08-2013 09:17 AM

    North Carolina: Austria's Jurgen Melzer didn't want to spend a week in New York with all the craziness surrounding the start of the US Open. Instead, he spent the week training and playing in the relative quiet of North Carolina and came away with a champion's trophy and a big...
  • Karnataka by-polls: Congress wins both Bangalore Rural, Mandya seats 24-08-2013 12:36 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka by-poll results on Saturday came as a big blow to Janata Dal Secular as the Congress has decimated the party in its bastion Bangalore Rural and Mandya Lok Sabha seats. The Congress won both the seats with heavy margin. Congress MLA DK Suresh won Bangalore Rural constituency by...
  • Flashback: When India won their first Test series in England 24-08-2013 08:19 AM

    On this day in 1971, India achieved their first Test victory in England. The scene of this historic victory was The Oval in London, where under Ajit Wadekar India beat England by four wickets to end the hosts' run of 26 Test matches without defeat. Each member of India's XI...
  • Deaflympics: Wrestler Virender Singh wins gold medal 06-08-2013 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: The special Olympics for the deaf and mute - Deaflympics - saw India's Virender Singh winning a gold medal in the men's 74 kg freestyle event. The Delhi-based wrestler beat Turkey's Oguz Donder to win gold at the 22nd Summer Deaflympics held in Sofia, Bulgaria. This was the...