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Ekta overwhelmed by response to ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’


August 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Film producer Ekta Kapoor says she is overwhelmed by the box office response to "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum".The film, a sequel to the 2005 ... Read more...

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FICA backs legal action against Bangladesh on players’ dues


July 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 12 (IANS) The Federation of International Cricketers' Association (FICA) has said it would support the legal action if the players who have not been paid for playing in ... Read more...

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Court issues arrest warrant against CAB joint secretary


July 11th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) A city court Tuesday issued an arrest warrant against Cricket Association of Bengal joint secretary Biswarup Dey in a complaint made by the West Bengal fire ... Read more...

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India Inc. buys all franchises in Sri Lankan T20 league


June 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) The India Inc. will own all the seven franchises in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SPL), ignoring the decision of the Indian cricket board not to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lanka T20 League attracts bids over $30 mn


June 26th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 26 (IANS) In a major breakthrough for Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), all seven Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) franchises have been snapped up with bids worth over $30 ... Read more...

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We are Champions League favourites: Tiwary


May 28th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Crowing with delight at Kolkata Knight Riders finishing champions in the Indian Premier League (IPL), batsman Manoj Tiwary said Monday they would start favourites at the ... Read more...

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Ready to step aside if suitable opener found: Dravid


May 21st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid has said he is ready to give up his playing role in the side if the management can find a ... Read more...

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Resolving IPL graft charges a challenge for BCCI: Maken


May 15th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Tuesday described the spot-fixing allegations in the Indian Premier League as a challenge for the Indian cricket board and expected it ... Read more...

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Moody’s cuts 26 Italian banks’ ratings


May 15th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) Moody's Investors Service cut the long-time credit ratings of 26 Italian banks Monday, underlining the banking woes in both the country and the euro zone.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himalaya Optical ties up with Tom Davies


May 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Optical and eye care retail chain Himalaya Optical Friday announced its tie-up with London-based acclaimed spectacle designer Tom Davies.The made-to-order collection will be available through ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Revolutionise India’s hospitality industry, Pitroda to Indian American hoteliers


May 4th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, May 4 (IANS) As Indian American hoteliers savor their ever growing clout here in the United States, they are now being asked to revolutionize the hospitality industry in India.Sam ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Darren Bravo may not play in IPL this season


April 25th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS/CMC) Left-handed West Indies strokemaker Darren Bravo may not play in the current edition of the lucrative Indian Premier League even after the current Australia series ends in ... Read more...

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Kings XI Punjab a balanced squad: Gilchrist


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 2 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain-cum-coach Adam Gilchrist said Monday that the Mohali franchise might not have some big names but are a balanced side for the fifth ... Read more...

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IPL asks Pune Warriors to get others’ nod on foreign players


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council has asked Sahara's Pune Warriors franchise to "get consent" of the other franchisees for playing five foreign players in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It’s an honour to work with Aamir in ‘Dhoom 3′: Abhishek


February 10th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, whose last flick "Players" failed to set the box-office afire, has teamed up with Aamir Khan in "Dhoom 3" and says it's an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Subroto Roy slams BCCI’s attitude as one-sided, arbitrary


February 4th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Sahara India chief Subroto Roy Saturday said it was the one-sided and arbitrary attitude of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that drove ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sahara has to cite relevant agreement clause to pull out: IPL


February 4th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chief executive Sundar Raman said Saturday that Sahara India can terminate their Pune franchise only after "invoking" the relevant clause in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Will clarify to Sahara over IPL rules: BCCI (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said it won't bend any rules for Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises but will address the issues ... Read more...

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Sahara’s pull out unfortunate: BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday termed Sahara's pull out from sponsorship and the Pune franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ravindra Jadeja will be top draw in IPl auction


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will be the top draw when some 144 players from 11 countries go under the hammer at Saturday's auction for the 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Reliance Trends plans more than 100 stores by fiscal-end


January 11th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Reliance Retail's fashion apparel arm Reliance Trends is planning to have more than 100 stores in the country by the end of this fiscal, a company ... Read more...

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MacGill wants to play in IPL


December 26th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Australian spinner Stuart MacGill has nominated himself for the Indian Premier League (IPL) player auction in February, following his return to Twenty20 cricket after eight ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi i1 Series franchise named after Gypsies and Billionaires


December 6th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The Delhi franchise of the i1 Super Series racing league has been named Delhi Gypsies and Billionaires.Management expert Arindham Chaudhuri, the owner of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pune Strykers are third team in World Series Hockey


November 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Pune Strykers is the third team announced by World Series Hockey (WSH) Friday and the franchise has been acquired by a corporate gifting and innovation ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kangana hopes 2012 will be landmark year


November 24th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut has been on a roll this year with a long line-up of releases like "Tanu Weds Manu", "Game", "Double Dhamaal" and "Rascals". And ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Call of Duty MW3′ all set to create record


November 18th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just five days after “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” was released, the game is on course to becoming one of the biggest entertainment franchises of ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

William Shatner thinks that Star Trek is the best science fiction movie of all time


November 17th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William Shatner has always insisted that Star Trek is the best science fiction movie of all time. Lovers of the genre have often been involved in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Players have to decide between India and WSH: Hockey India


November 16th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has put the onus on the players to decide whether to represent India in the Olympic qualifiers or to play in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Avani Group to foray into retail business


October 19th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Kolkata-based Avani Group, a prominent real estate group in eastern India, is to foray into retail business by December, a senior executive said Wednesday.The group, which ... Read more...

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Miami Dolphins & New York Jets clash today


October 17th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Miami Dolphins and the New York Jets will re-ignite their age-long rivalry when they meet on Monday night. The two teams are not having the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL-5 will be a nine-team affair


October 14th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 14 (IANS) The fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be the longest, from April 4 to May 27, and judging by the duration of the ... Read more...

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Theo Epstein to be the new GM of Chicago Cubs


October 12th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Theo Epstein has been linked with the general manager job of Chicago Cubs. The Cubs are chasing for their lost glory and reports say the 37-year-old is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Redskins vs. Cowboys Game: Fans have a blast


September 27th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It doesn’t get any bigger whenever the Washington Redskins and the Dallas Cowboys meet in any NHL game. Before the game last Monday night, the two franchises ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

1,000 girls sexually exploited in Peru mining camps


September 20th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) More than 1,100 teenaged girls have been sexually exploited at illegal mining camps in the jungles of southeastern Peru, a daily newspaper said Monday, citing information ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cricket Australia wants Warne to play in Big Bash


September 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has exhorted spin legend Shane Warne to play in the revamped edition of the Big Bash League, saying his participation ... Read more...

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