World Chess, Chennai: Anand loses 9th game; Carlsen in lead

World Chess, Chennai: Anand loses 9th game; Carlsen in lead

Needing at least two wins in the last four games of the World Chess Championship, defending champion Viswanathan Anand lost 9th game against challenger Magnus Carlsen in Chennai on Thursday. A blunder in the 28th move by Viswanathan Anand gave the advantage to Magnus Carlsen, who won with black pieces again.Carlsen now leads Anand 6-3 […]

Priyamani as Action Heroine

Priyamani as Action Heroine

Actress Priyamani was last seen in Kollywood in the bilingual ‘Chaarulatha’. She is making her comeback in Kollywood with yet another Telugu-Tamil bilingual. Interestingly, the film casts Priyamani as an action heroine, and she is gearing up to make her mark in ‘Chandee’ (Telugu). In Tamil, the film is titled ‘Anjatha Chandee’ and will explore […]

HK Super Series badminton: Saina enters 2nd round

HK Super Series badminton: Saina enters 2nd round

Saina Nehwal has advanced to the second round in the Hong Kong Super Series badminton tournament. In Hong Kong today, World Number Seven Saina outplayed Indonesia’s Bellaetrix Manuputty 21-14 21-16 in a 34-minute women’s singles match. The 23-year-old Indian will next take on Thailand’s Porntip Buranaprasertsuk tomorrow. Overall, it was a disappointment day for the […]

Prithvi Shaw creates national record in Cricket

Prithvi Shaw creates national record in Cricket

Fourteen-year-old Mumbai teenager Prithvi Shaw created a national record in Cricket today. He hit an astonishing 546, while playing for Rizvi Springfield against St Francis D’Assisi Borivali in an inter-school match for the prestigious Harris Shield in Mumbai. Prithvi, the state Under-16 captain hit 85 boundaries and five sixes in the match played at the […]

Sensex down 256 points to close above 20,000 mark

Sensex down 256 points to close above 20,000 mark

Snapping three days of gains, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange declined 256 points, or 1.2 percent, to close at 20,635, on profit-booking by investors, amid cautious global markets, today. The Sensex had rallied almost 700 points in the previous three trading sessions. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange dropped 80 points, or […]

Mohanlal with Amala Paul again in Joshiy film

Mohanlal with Amala Paul again in Joshiy film

After the success of ‘Run Baby Baby’, Mohanlal and Amala Paul are once again all set to romance onscreen. According to reports they will be pairing up for the upcoming movie ‘Lailaa O Lailaa’ directed by Joshiy. The film is said to be a comedy thriller quite different from their earlier flick ‘Run Baby Run’. […]

Sensex gains 40 points to close above 20,000 mark

Sensex gains 40 points to close above 20,000 mark

Rising for the third straight session, the Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange gained 40 points, or 0.2 percent, to close at a nearly two-week high of 20,891, after volatile trade, today. The Sensex had advanced over 650 points in the previous two trading sessions. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange rose 14 points, […]

Nation pays homage to Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniv

Nation pays homage to Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniv

A grateful nation is paying homage to the former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 96th birth anniversary today. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and other dignitaries today reached the Samadhi of Indira Gandhi – Shakti Sthal in the national capital and paid floral tributes to her. […]