Here's why Akshay is excited to produce 'Naam Shabana'

‘Naam Shabana’ is a first of its kind in Indian Cinema, with a woman spy.

Akshay Kumar (File Photo | AP)
Hansika, Aishwarya Rajesh  in race for Kodiveeran 

It's not clear as to who has bagged the role.

Treat women with more empathy: Bramma

Bramma has four women actors in his next film.

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Rohit Sharma. (File photo | AP)
Rohit, Parthiv named captains in Deodhar trophy; Dhoni, Yuvraj rested

Veterans Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh have meanwhile been rested while Suresh Raina's non-inclusion raises doubts about his future.


Petr Cech voted Czech player of 2016 for record ninth time

Arsenal goalkeeper Cech retired from international football after the European Championship in France last year.


Australian pacer Shaun Tait (File | AP)
Australian cricketer Shaun Tait becomes an Overseas Citizen of India

Holding an Overseas Citizen of India card entitles Tait to enjoy all the benefits of being an Indian citizen except for the right to vote and and hold public office.


England cricketers Liam Dawson, left, Steven Finn, center, and Sam Billings leave the field after beating West Indies for 186 runs during their 3rd One Day International cricket match at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, Thursday, March 9, 2017. | AP
England told to take risks with brave cricket to entice fans

The ECB leadership wants to shed the image of a sport that can seem like a "privileged pastime" and inaccessible to the masses.


HS Prannoy is one among those shuttlers who have been bogged down by injuries
Lack of planning leading to fewer returns on the men’s side?

Kashyap, Srikanth and HS Prannoy have all been bogged down with injury-related problems.

Weird, Whacky, Wow
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Crocodile attacks teen who jumped into river on dare

Lee de Paauw was at a hostel in a northern Queensland town when he started bragging that he could swim in a habiat river for aggressive crocodiles.

New Zealand's kea parrot has 'infectious laugh'

An Austrian researcher found the kea has a "play call" distinct from its other vocalisations, which caused other birds to start playing spontaneously.

Who's happy, who's not: Norway tops list, US falls

Norway vaulted to the top slot in the World Happiness Report despite the plummeting price of oil, a key part of its economy.

The suitcase sutra

The definitive yearly list for vacationers who seek the exotic everywhere.

Sculptor Vivek Vijay
Carving with quicksilver

Sculptor Vivek Vijay, has made an idol of Ganesha using mercury that is tough to bind.

And if volunteering is to be catalysed in response to mere need, then believe me, arts in India need the most number of volunteers.

The Sunday Standard

The National Zoological Park, Delhi, seems to have been left out from the zoo exchange programme—under which surplus animals are exchanged among the zoos across India—as its request for animals sent l


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