The Cinema Society with Rachel Roy & Circa held a screening of Trishna and an after party at the IFC Center, New York, on July 10. This British drama directed by Michael Winterbottom stars Freida Pinto and Riz Ahmed.
Kolkata: They have shown remarkable fighting spirit despite the demoralising spot-fixing scandal and the Rajasthan Royals will now look to upstage the mighty Mumbai Indians in the second qualifier here tomorrow to book, what would be, a dream final berth in the Pepsi IPL. On paper, Mumbai Indians may appear stronger but Rajasthan will be [...]
Washington: Ahead of an expected Senate vote on the nomination of Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth ‘Sri’ Srinivasan to a top US court, 21 lawmakers have penned their support for him. Srinivasan, 46, currently principal deputy solicitor general of the US last week won unanimous approval from the Senate Judiciary Committee for his nomination as [...]
New Delhi: Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid says dealing with the turmoil caused by the spot-fixing scandal, which has left his team’s reputation in tatters, has turned out to be as tough as handling “bereavement in some ways”. “I would not lie it was a very tough phase for us. It was a blow to [...]
A footage is doing the rounds on TV channels where apparently two constables in UP are sorting matters out between them the hard way, raining each other with blows, not verbal, but with their lathis. One look at the video will tell you there seems to be something seriously wrong with the discipline among the [...]
So the thief is in the ship after all. The Mumbai police revelation that Gurunath Melyappan, son-in-law of BCCI Chief Srinivasan, was in constant touch with Vindoo Dhara Singh, now in police custody over betting, leaves no scope for imagination. Little wonder such brazen betting prospered over IPL. It now raises the question: was the [...]
Humorist Jaspal Bhatti, had he been alive, would have found stunning material for a flop show in the BJP’s behaviour of late. How the ‘national opposition party’ turned into a ‘notional’ party is a story worth caricaturing with potential for record viewing-rate.
Chinese president Xi Jinping is a chemical engineer. No wonder he knows the chemical formula to pursue his country’s global ambitions. If anybody in India believed Xi would extend a warm friendship to this country, he should be naive. He has been on a global Sino initiative to widen the Chinese visions of the century. [...]
“India is China’s important neighbour. (The purpose of) my current visit to India is three-fold — to increase mutual interest, intensify cooperation and to face the future,” said Chinese Premier Li Keqiang during his visit to India. To this the Indian prime minister’s response could n0t have been more fitting that “the rest of the [...]