Joshna to meet Dipika in women’s final

Joshna to meet Dipika in women’s final

Mumbai: The country’s top two women players, defending champion Joshna Chinappa and second seed Dipika Pallikal Karthik, expectedly took their appointed places in the final of the 73rd Senior National Squash Championships in progress here. The two Chennai-based squash professionals both won their semi finals in straight games at the Otters Club courts in suburban […]

Misbah out for nought as England fight back

Misbah out for nought as England fight back

London: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq followed his first-innings hundred with a duck as England fought back on the third day of the first Test at Lord’s today. At tea, Pakistan were 111 for four in their second innings — a lead of 178 runs. A becalmed Younis Khan, who played several exaggerated leave shots, was 19 […]

Salman advised Aamir to not go for six-pack abs in ‘Dangal’

Salman advised Aamir to not go for six-pack abs in ‘Dangal’

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan says he advised actor-friend Aamir Khan to not go for six-pack abs look in “Dangal”, where the latter plays the role of real-life wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat. The poster of “Dangal” is out and it features Aamir sitting with his on-screen daughters, whom he trains in wrestling. “I have seen it […]

‘Great Grand Masti online leak caused us losses’

‘Great Grand Masti online leak caused us losses’

Mumbai: The makers of adult-comedy “Great Grand Masti” today said that the online leakage of the film three weeks before its release has “killed” the movie and they have suffered “huge” losses. The release date of the third instalment in the “Masti” series was changed, from July 22 to July 15, due to the online […]

My husband makes me proud every day: Diaz

My husband makes me proud every day: Diaz

Los Angeles: Actress Cameron Diaz has posted a heartwarming message for musician husband Benji Madden, saying she takes pride in being his wife. In the honour of her husband’s band Good Charlotte releasing its long-awaited comeback album “Youth Authority”, the actress took to Instagram to celebrate the exciting news with a personal message for Madden, […]

Online film leaks: Offenders must be jailed: Salman

Online film leaks: Offenders must be jailed: Salman

Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan says strict action must be taken against those who leak films online. Recently, films like “Udta Punjab”, “Great Grand Masti” and Salman-starrer “Sultan” were leaked online before their official release. “It’s disgusting that films are getting leaked online before release. These people are nothing less than thieves as they make money […]

Erdogan seeks control after coup attempt in Turkey

Erdogan seeks control after coup attempt in Turkey

Ankara: A Turkish army faction backed by tanks and fighter jets was waging a coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today, but the strongman returned to Istanbul defiantly claiming to have regained control. Soldiers and tanks took to the streets late yesterday and multiple explosions rang out throughout the night in Ankara and Istanbul, […]

Turkey appoints new acting army chief of staff

Turkey appoints new acting army chief of staff

Ankara: Turkey today appointed a new acting army chief of staff after an attempted coup to topple the government, the prime minister said. General Umit Dundar, commander of the First Army, has been appointed as acting chairman of chief of staff, Binali Yildirim said. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan earlier said he did not know whereabouts […]

Turkish officials say coup attempt may have failed

Turkish officials say coup attempt may have failed

Ankara: Turkish officials today said the government had appeared to have repelled an attempted military coup following a night of explosions, air battles and gunfire across the capital that left at least 17 dead, according to state-run media. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in an interview over FaceTime with the CNN Turk station, dismissed the military […]

Cases Of Cholera Reported In Kerala’s Malappuram

Cases Of Cholera Reported In Kerala’s Malappuram

Malappuram:  Seven cases of cholera, with three in the process of being confirmed, have been detected in this district, said health officials on Friday. Four of a family, including two children, are under medical supervision after being found to have been suffering from cholera. Their condition is stable, the officials said. The family seems to […]