Erasmus, Gould to officiate in the Ind vs Aus QF

Chennai: South African Marais Erasmus and Ian Gould of England were on Monday named as the on-field umpires for the World Cup quarter-final between India and Australia to be held in Ahmedabad, on Thursday. As the World Cup entered the…

Two killed in mishap

Berhampur: Two persons were killed and 10 others seriously injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling, overturned at Golanthara near here, police said on Monday. The mishap took place on national highway No. 5 when the…

Vijay all charged up to start Dhoom 3

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Song in Urumi a gift for parents: Vidya Balan

Actress Vidya Balan, who will be doing a special song in `Urumi`, says it is a gift to her parents as they always wanted to see her in a Malayalam film. Directed by Santosh Sivan,…

India has in it to beat Aussies: Yuvraj Singh

Chennai: Indian batting star Yuvraj Singh reckons that India have a good chance to beat Australia in the World Cup as the defending champions are not the same intimidating force due to retirements of some key players. India set up the…

Batting collapse is worrying the side: Sammy

Chennai: As his side suffered yet another batting collapse and bit the dust, West Indies Captain Darren Sammy on Sunday hoped that his side would not repeat the mistake in the knockout stage of the World Cup. West Indies were in a good…

Swanand Kirkire debuts in Marathi with a biopic

Kirkire, who has earlier written lyrics for the `Munnabhai` series and `3 Idiots`, described Bal Gandharva (Narayan Rajhansa`s theatre-name) as a fascinating character, who played both male and female roles, and was a great singer too.…

Rupee up 11 paise against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai: The Indian rupee strengthened by 11 paise to Rs 45.02 per dollar in early trade at the Interbank Foreign Exchange on Monday, supported by a higher opening in the stock market and dollar weakness against other currencies. The…

Egyptians say yes to constitutional amendments

Cairo: Egyptians have voted overwhelmingly to constitutional amendments, allowing the country to move swiftly toward fresh parliamentary and presidential elections. Moving further beyond the legacy of ousted President Hosni Mubarak`s…