Commending cricketer Parveez Rasool for his good performance at the national and international level and for being a part of this years Indian Premier League, JKCA media committee Chairman Ranjeet Kalra believes the cricketer has paved way for other local talent to showcase their ability
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Pledging loyalty towards Mumbai, their hometown, Bollywood actors Imran Khan and Sonakshi Sinha Wednesday expressed excitement on watching their first ever match at the Eden Gardens -- the opening match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) between defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils. "We have come here to watch the IPL and that is for me actually the most exciting experience as it's the first time I am watching a match at the Eden gardens so am looking forward to a very very exciting match," Khan said at a media conference to promote his forthcoming release "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Again" (OUATIMA) at the Taj Bengal hotel here.
Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware met the media on Wednesday for the first time since breaking his leg in a game against Duke on Sunday. Ware gave credit to teammate Luke Hancock for calming him down. (April 3)
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Dubbing himself and his "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Again" co-actors Sonakshi Sinha and Imran Khan "great fans of the Indian Premier League", Bollywood's "Khiladi" Akhshay Kumar refused to take sides as defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders clashed with Delhi Daredevils in the first game of IPL-6 at the Eden Gardens here Wednesday. "Whenever I go to watch a match I always say may the best team win and that is what will happen tonight. This is the Indian Premier League so it is basically all the Indian sense," Akshay Kumar said at a media conference to promote his forthcoming release "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai Again (OUATIMA) at the Taj Bengal hotel here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The external affairs ministry Wednesday said that "no formal decision has been taken" on which agency will be handed over the probe into the killing of two Indian fishermen allegedly by two Italian marines, amid reports that the National Investigation Agency has got the nod to do so.
New York, April 3 (IANS) Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, the German-born novelist and award winning screen writer for Merchant-Ivory Productions, died Wednesday at her home in New York. She is survived by three daughters. The 85-year old writer, who set the locale of many of her stories in India, was suffering from pulmonary disorder, US media reported, quoting filmmaker James Ivory
Actor Vidyut Jamwal, who is set for the release of his film, Commando, urges the media to not compare him with established action heroes in the industry
Shimla, April 3 (IANS) A journalist of a TV news channel was killed in an avalanche near Manali in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday, the police said. Asian News International (ANI) reporter Prem Thakur got trapped in the avalanche near Ralha nullah, 28 km from Manali towards Rohtang Pass
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) The opposition Left Front Wednesday lambasted West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for commenting on the death of a Students Federation of India (SFI) activist in police custody before a probe had been conducted. The Left Front alleged that Banerjee was trying to establish the death as an "accident"
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and South African President Jacob Zuma "interacted on several occasions" during the BRICS summit in Durban though the two sides did not hold delegation-level talks, an official said here Wednesday. Seeking to refute reports that the Indian delegation failed to hold a separate meeting with Zuma, who held bilateral talks with his Chinese and Russian counterparts, a spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs said the prime minister had "adequate opportunity to interact with President Zuma on more than one occasion".