Sports helped me fighting years long depression: Deepika

Sports helped me fighting years long depression: Deepika

New Delhi: Actor Deepika Padukone has revealed sports has changed her life and even taught her to fight with her two-year long depression. The 30-year-old “Bajirao Mastani” actress took to Facebook to motivate youth in playing any sport. The “Bajirao Mastani” star, who is a badminton player, stated about how sport has kept her going […]

Long struggle before I play typical heroine: Taapsee

Long struggle before I play typical heroine: Taapsee

New Delhi:  Taapsee Pannu, who is just two films old in the Hindi film industry, feels she needs to show versatility as an actress before becoming the quintessential Bollywood heroine. Taapsee says she currently wants to concentrate on performance-oriented roles rather than running after the cliche “cute, bubbly” characters, which are anyway dominated by bigger […]

Salman thanks fans for making ‘Sultan’ a hit

Salman thanks fans for making ‘Sultan’ a hit

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan is elated that his admirers liked his stint as a wrestler in his latest release “Sultan”. The Ali Abbas Zafar-directed movie, which released on Eid, is about a man, who finds his metier rather late in life, propelled by his love for a female wrestler (Anushka Sharma) who has no doubts […]

Court summons Kirti, Bedi in defamation complaint

Court summons Kirti, Bedi in defamation complaint

New Delhi: A Delhi court has summoned as accused suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad, Bishan Singh Bedi and two others in a criminal defamation complaint filed by an under-19 cricketer’s father for allegedly making false statements with “mala fide intention” regarding his son’s selection in a team for the Vijay Hazare Trophy. Metropolitan Magistrate Harvinder […]

Justice Mudgal gives scathing report against DDCA officials

Justice Mudgal gives scathing report against DDCA officials

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court-appointed observer Justice Mukul Mudgal has given a scathing report on the Delhi and Districts Cricket Association’s functioning during this year’s IPL with strong observations against a few senior DDCA office-bearers. In his 27-page report on DDCA functioning, Mudgal has criticised that “Despite being formed in 1883, and granted affiliation […]

Deepika Padukone stars in new ad promoting sports

Deepika Padukone stars in new ad promoting sports

New Delhi: A new ad for Nike featuring actress Deepika Padukone pays tribute to sportswomen and aims to fuel sport participation in India. Released today the three-minute long advertisement video ‘Da Da Ding’, also features national field hockey player Rani Rampal besids other leading Indian athletes like footballer Jyoti Ann Burrett and cricketers Harmanpreet Kaur, […]

Use of lethal force by a robot raises legal questions

Use of lethal force by a robot raises legal questions

Newyork:Dallas police using a robot against the suspect in an ambush against a sniper attacker has raised legal questions. A bomb disposal squad robot was jerryrigged to carry an explosive device to the target, according to a report in The Guardian. Although the offers in question are not being condemned for using the robot, this […]

IUML bats for Zakir Naik, says he is being hunted

IUML bats for Zakir Naik, says he is being hunted

Kozhikode: Controversial Mumbai-based Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Sunday got support from Kerala’s Indian Union Muslim League, which claimed he had always spoken against terrorism and was now being “hunted”. Addressing reporters here after a meeting of the leaders of the IUML, the Congress-led United Democratic Front’s second-biggest constituent, its Lok Sabha member E.T. Mohammed […]

Kerala Police probe IS links of 17 missing men, women

Kerala Police probe IS links of 17 missing men, women

Thiruvananthapuram, July 10 : Seventeen men and women are missing from Kerala’s Kasargode district, and a police officer said on Sunday they were probing reports that they may have joined the Islamic State. Various central agencies are also engaged in determining the veracity of the reports. The missing include at least 10 men and six […]

Colour red may evoke mischief in some people: Study

Colour red may evoke mischief in some people: Study

Washington:Certain people are more likely to rebel against the norm when seeing red, even though the colour is linked to inducing compliant behaviour with warning lights and corrections on a graded assignment, scientists including one of Indian-origin have found.   The new study was inspired by a problem faced by a child helpline that offered […]