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'Night owls' at greater risk of heart disease, diabetes: Study

London: If you are a night owl or prefer sleeping late at night and are having trouble waking up early, then you are at a higher risk of suffering from heart disease and Type-2 diabetes than early risers. The study showed that people with an evening preference were 2.5 times more likely to have Type-2 […]

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We need to make magical Mumbai: Shah Rukh Khan

Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has said that people of Mumbai need to make a magical Mumbai for themselves. Actor Shah Rukh Khan was addressing the media at the ‘Mumbai 2.0’ event here on Saturday. It was organised by the Government of Maharashtra along with Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Talking about the people of […]

Lady Gaga faced constant harassment

Los Angeles: Actress-singer Lady Gaga was constantly “harassed” when she began her music career and said it was the “rule, not the exception” in the recording studio. “When I started in the music business when I was around 19, it was the rule, not the exception, that you would walk into a recording studio and […]

Belgium remains atop FIFA men's ranking, Portugal moves up

Madrid: Belgium’s national football team remained atop of the FIFA men’s world ranking for November with 1727 points, followed closely by France in second place, while Spain continues to occupy the ninth position, the international governing body announced on Thursday. Meanwhile, Portugal moved up one place and currently holds the sixth spot, displacing Uruguay back […]

Sara Ali Khan is going to make a big impact, says Soha

Mumbai: Soha Ali Khan says she is excited for her niece Sara Ali Khan’s acting debut in Bollywood and is hopeful that she will make a big impact with her work. Sara, daughter of Soha’s brother Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Sigh, will be seen in Abhishek Kapoor’s “Kedarnath”, opposite Sushant Singh Rajput. The film […]

Olympics gold my dream, training hard for it: Mary Kom

New Delhi: A sixth world title added to her cabinet, ace Indian boxer M C Mary Kom Wednesday said she is now aiming for a gold in the Olympics. The 36-year-old claimed her sixth gold at the world event, making her the most successful boxer in the tournament’s history with an overall tally of seven […]

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Big B pays off over 1,300 UP farmers' loans

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has cleared the loans of over one thousand farmers in Uttar Pradesh. “Cleared the loans of farmers from Uttar Pradesh… select few were booked by me on train from Varanasi, and given OTS (‘OTS: One Time Settlement with Bank Of India’),” Amitabh tweeted late on Monday. He also personally met some […]

PBL's fourth edition to start with Sindhu-Marin clash

New Delhi: The rivalry between reigning Olympic and World champion Carolina Marin and Rio silver medallist P.V.Sindhu will be renewed when they face off in the Premier Badminton League (PBL) Season 4 opener at the National Sports Club of India in Mumbai on December 22. Marin could be the ace that actress-turned-owner Tapsee Pannu will […]

Akshay Kumar unveils '2.0' filter on Facebook

Mumbai: Ahead of the release of his forthcoming film “2.0”, actor Akshay Kumar on Monday treated his fans by launching the film’s special filter on Facebook. Through the filter, one can try out Akshay’s wrathful avatar look from the film. “The new face of evil will unveil in three days, experience it yourself with the […]

PKL: Thalaivas defeat Titans 31-25 in thrilling contest

Pune: Tamil Thalaivas returned to winning ways with a 31-25 victory over Telugu Titans in a high-voltage Pro Kabaddi League clash here on Monday. Despite the defeat, the Titans remain fourth in Zone B with 32 points from 11 matches, while the Thalaivas are at the fifth spot with 30 from 15 games. The Titans […]

Stupid to ask for proof from women who've come out, says Karan on #MeToo

Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar says the stories which came out in the wake of the #MeToo movement were heartbreaking and believes it is “lame and stupid” for people to say “there’s no proof” to support the claims of women. Karan said women who have come out with their stories of harassment need to be applauded […]

Miranda Kerr fine with having 'mum-bod'

Los Angeles: Model Miranda Kerr says being a mother is the most rewarding thing and she doesn’t mind having a “mum-bod”. The former Victoria’s Secret Angel opened up to Marie Claire Australia about motherhood, reports eonline.com. Kerr and her husband Evan Spiegel welcomed their first child together in May: a son named Hart. She also […]

Croatia beat France, claim Davis Cup title for second time

Lille (France): Croatian tennis player Marin Cilic has defeated France’s Lucas Pouille 7-6 (7-3), 6-3, 6-3 to secure his country’s second Davis Cup title. Cilic delivered the final blow to dethrone defending champion France 3-1 in the final on Sunday, held at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in the northern French city of Lille, Efe news […]

Australia wins Women's World T20

North Sound (Antigua): Australia bagged their fourth women’s World Twenty20 crown after a thumping eight wicket victory over England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here on Sunday. They had earlier clinched the prestigious title in the years 2010, 2012 and 2014. The Australians rode an all-round show by Ashleigh Gardner, who dominated England in […]

Veteran Kannada films rebel star Ambareesh dies at 66

Bengaluru: Veteran Kannada films rebel actor M.H. Ambareesh died at a private hospital here on Saturday night following a heart attack, a duty doctor said. He was 66. “Ambareesh died at around 10.15 p.m. after a massive cardiac arrest (heart attack) a couple of hours after he was brought to our hospital in the evening […]

Magnificent Mary clinches record 6th World Championship gold

New Delhi: Indian boxing legend M.C. Mary Kom scripted history by clinching a record sixth World Championship Gold medal in the light flyweight 48 kilogram category after outclassing Ukraine’s Hanna Okhota 5:0 at the K.D. Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Saturday. The 35-year-old Mary, a mother of three and a pre-tournament favourite for the gold, […]

Prabhas marriage: Now it takes a new twist

Hyderabad: When will Baahubali Prabhas tie the knot and who will be the lucky girl? While answer to this question is still under wraps, rumours regarding his marriage never seem to die down. Fans want Prabhas to marry his Baahubali co-star Anushka Shetty but both the actors have already clarified on the issue and strongly […]

Don't have any regrets about my film choices, says Govinda

Mumbai: Actor Govinda, who is gearing for the release of his forthcoming film ‘Rangeela Raja’, says he doesn’t have any regrets about his film choices and that ups and downs are a part of everyone’s life. Govinda was interacting with media to promote ‘Rangeela Raja’ on Friday in Mumbai. Till early 2000, Govinda was considered […]

Family dinners can promote healthy eating habits in teenagers

Toronto: Teenagers and young adults having dinner together with their families are more likely to have healthier eating habits than those who eat alone, a new study has revealed. The researchers found that when families sit down together, adolescents and young adults eat more fruits and veggies and consume fewer fast-food. “Our research found that […]

Boxing Worlds: Mary Kom storms into 48 kg final

New Delhi: Five-time world champion M.C. Mary Kom stormed into the final of the 48 kilogram light flyweight category after thrashing North Korean Kim Hyang Mi 5:0 by unanimous verdict in the AIBA Women’s World Championships at the packed K.D.Jadhav Indoor Stadium here on Thursday. Mary had previously clinched the gold medal on five occasions […]

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Priyanka Chopra to shoot till nuptial eve

Panaji: Actress Priyanka Chopra, who is set to wed American singer Nick Jonas, will be shooting for “The Sky Is Pink” right till the day before the celebrations, says the film’s producer. Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is producing the movie under his Roy Kapur Films banner, told IANS: “Priyanka has been wonderful. She will be […]

ISL: Jamshedpur tastes first defeat of season vs Pune

Pune: FC Pune City ended their winless streak in the ongoing edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) with a hard-fought 2-1 win against Jamshedpur FC at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Wednesday. Diego Carlos scored as early as the fifth minute for Pune but the early lead was cancelled out by […]

Mary assures medal in Women's World Boxing Championships

New Delhi: Veteran boxer M.C.Mary Kom on Tuesday assured herself of a medal as she entered the semi-finals of the Women’s World Boxing Championship here. Olympic medallist Mary registered a comprehensive 5:0 victory over China’s Wu Yu in the light flyweight (48 kg) category at the Indira Gandhi Sports Complex here. With this victory, the […]

Neha, Angad named their baby girl Mehr Dhupia Bedi

Mumbai: Actors Neha Dhupia and Angad Bedi have named their first born Mehr Dhupia Bedi. Neha on Tuesday took to Instagram, where she shared a photograph of her baby’s feet wearing booties. The booties read: “Hello world”. The 38-year-old actress captioned the photo,”Mehr Dhupia Bedi says hello to the world.” Neha’s husband and actor Angad […]

New drug shows promise in halting spread of brain cancer

New York: Scientists have developed a novel drug that could block glioblastoma — the deadliest form of brain cancer — from spreading. The tissues in our bodies are largely made of fluid. It moves around cells and is essential to normal body function. But in some cases, this fluid may be doing more harm than good. […]

Sonia, Pinki, Simranjeet in quarters; Saweety knocked out of boxing Worlds

New Delhi: The giant-killing Sonia and experienced Pinki Jingra along with Simranjeet Kaur entered the quarter-finals of their respective weight categories in the 10th AIBA women’s World Boxing Championships at the KD Jhadav Hall here on Monday. The three Indians joined the five other Indians — M.C. Mary Kom, Manisha Moun, Lovlina Borgohain, Bhagbati Kachari and […]

Mary Kom in quarters, Sarita out of women's boxing Worlds

New Delhi:Veteran boxer M.C. Mary Kom entered the quarter-finals while Sarita Devi lost her bout to crash out of the World Women’s Boxing Championship here on Sunday. Mary registered a unanimous 5:0 win over Kazakhstan’s Aigerim Kassenayeva in the flyweight category (48kg). Sarita, on the other hand, lost by a 2:3 split decision to Ireland’s […]

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Jordan beat India in international friendly

Amman (Jordan): Jordan defeated a depleted Indian side 2-1 in a hard fought encounter which was the first ever international friendly football match between the two countries. Forced to miss out on a host of first choice players against a much superior team, the Indians gave a good account of themselves during Saturday’s match. Jordan […]

Women's World T20: India continue winning run, beat Australia

Georgetown (Guyana): India continued their winning momentum as they outclassed Australia by 48 runs in Group B match of the ICC Women’s World T20 here on Saturday. India displayed an all-round effort to register their fourth victory in as many games. Chasing 167/8, Australia never looked in contention as they lost regular wickets to bundle […]

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Du Plessis to retire after T20 World Cup in 2020

Brisbane: South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis on Friday signalled the 2020 ICC World T20 in Australia as his possible swansong from T20 internationals. “The T20 World Cup is in Australia and that’s not too far away, so hopefully we’ll be back for that and that will probably be my last international tour I would […]

ICC Women's WorldT20: Indian ride spinners' show to beat Ireland and make semis

Georgetown (Guyana): India rode their spinners’ good show to beat Ireland with a comfortable 52-run margin and enter the semi-finals of the ICC Women’s World T20 at the Providence Stadium here on Thursday. After managing 145/6, the tweakers maintained tight leash on Irish women restricting them to 93/8 in 20 overs. Courtesy their third win, India […]

Ranji Trophy: Odisha suffers first season defeat against UP

Bhubaneswar: Odisha today suffered a humiliating 10-wicket defeat against Uttar Pradesh in the third day of Elite-C group Ranji trophy match at KIIT stadium here. After going all out for just 256 in the first innings, Odisha fell back against UP by 181 runs as the visitors garnered a massive 437 runs with the help […]

Hima Das becomes Unicef India's 1st youth ambassador

New Delhi: The United Nations Children’s Fund-India (Unicef-India) has appointed Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das as the country’s first ever youth ambassador. The name of the woman athlete from Assam was announced by the world organisation in a tweet on Wednesday eveing coinciding with the Children’s Day celebrated on November 14 commemorating the country’s […]

Anand unhappy with constant zigzagging of chess formats

Kolkata: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is not happy with the constant zigzagging of formats, saying that he finds it ‘unhelpful’. Here for the Rapid and Blitz competitions in the Tata Steel Chess India 2018, Anand suggested separate seasons for the three sections after ending day one of blitz, leading the Indian charge alongwith Grandmaster […]

Harshdeep to perform at Deepika-Ranveer wedding

Milan: Singer Harshdeep Kaur’s soulful voice will lend musical magic to the wedding festivities of actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in Italy. A group of musicians, including the popular Sufi singer Harshdeep and Sanjoy Das, have reached the venue to perform at the celebrations, set to take place in the picturesque Lake Como. “We […]

Kohli, Bumrah retain top spots in ODI rankings

Dubai: India skipper Virat Kohli and pacer Jasprit Bumrah retained their respective top spots in the latest One-Day International (ODI) rankings released by the International Cricket Council (ICC) here on Tuesday. Kohli’s deputy Rohit Sharma also remained static at the second spot in the batmen’s list. Kohli has 899 points while Rohit has 871. In […]

Stan Lee, Marvel's main man dies at 95

New York: Stan Lee, the man who created the X-Men, the Avengers and Black Panther died on Monday. Lee, born Stanley Lieber on December 28, 1922, began his career in 1939 and joined the Marvel Comics in 1961, Xinhua reported. He is considered as one of the most legendary names in the history of comic […]

Women's World T20: Raj scores fifty as India post facile win over Pakistan

Providence (Guyana): Seasoned batter Mithali Raj cracked a half century to guide India to a facile seven-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World T20 here on Sunday. Raj held fort from one end to make short work of India’s run chase with a 47-ball 56 which she made with the help of […]

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'Zero' trailer at KIFF; Shah Rukh Khan reveals his biggest regret

Kolkata: Megastar Shah Rukh Khan has regretted he is yet to receive a national film award while none of his movies has ever made it to events such as the Kolkata International Film Festival, which, however, showcased the trailer of the actor’s upcoming movie ‘Zero’ at the opening ceremony on Saturday. The hugely popular actor, […]

Bajrang Punia becomes first Indian to be ranked World No.1 in Wrestling

New Delhi: Bajrang Punia, who got a silver medal in last months World Championships at Budapest, is ranked No.1 in the world in his weight category, according to the ranking chart released by the United World Wrestling on Saturday. Punia who competes in Freestyle 65 kilogram class, thus became the first Indian to be ranked […]