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IND v AUS: Stage set for Dharamsala's blockbuster Test debut
Mar 23, 2017 18:22 IST
By Soumitra Bose
PTI
what happened: Dharamsala is all ready to host its first and the 4th and final Test of India vs Australia series.
what it means: Both hosts and tourists emerged with their share of glory from the drawn third Test in Ranchi to leave the four-match series on knife-edge at 1-1 going into the decider, which starts on Saturday.
what next: For Australia, the concern is recovery of their bowlers from the staggering 210-over toil in Ranchi.
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Gautam Rode excited to play Bhagat Singh
Mar 23, 2017 18:17 IST
By Shreya Mukherjee
Instagram/rodegautam
what happened: The actor plays the freedom fighter in a 22-minute short film.
what it means: Gautam portrays two Bhagat Singhs in the film. The real Indian revolutionary from the past and Bhagatiya, the Bhagat Singh of today - a goon. It's his tribute to Bhagat Singh who died in 1931.
what next: Will audience accept the modern take on a revered patriotic figure, we wait to see.
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Raveena won't promote Maatr — The Mother on TVF
Mar 23, 2017 18:15 IST
By Anjuri Nayar
Instagram
what happened: Raveena won't shoot with them due to the sexual harassment cases against TVF founder Arunabh Kumar.
what it means: A source told DNA that Raveena was to promote the movie on TVF but canned the idea after the controversy. She doesn’t want to be associated with the brand until they are cleared of the charges.
what next: Raveena is waiting for the facts to come out, after which she will finalise her decision.
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Simeone says he rejected 35 mln Euro offer to leave Atletico
Mar 23, 2017 18:12 IST
By Soumitra Bose
Reuters
what happened: Diego Simeone said he considered quitting Atletico Madrid last summer after defeat to Real Madrid.
what it means: Atletico were teetering above relegation zone when Simeone took charge in Dec 2011. Under his guidance, the club has finished in the top 3 in La Liga 4 years in a row, winning a first title in 2014.
what next: "I don't want to leave because I feel I identify with what I'm doing at Atletico," Simeone said.
  • Adityanath’s ‘anti-Romeo’ squads will not make UP any safer for women
    Mar 23, 2017 15:51 IST

    There is a piece of good news. Uttar Pradesh, a state that usually is at the bottom of the heap when it comes to health, education, infrastructure, has finally broken out of the BIMARU mould. This means the state administrators may just have some time to spare. Not anymore for the political...read more

  • Stop targeting whistleblower Justice Karnan. Clean up the judicial system
    Mar 23, 2017 13:47 IST

    Senior advocate Ram Jethmalani recently wrote a scathing letter to the Calcutta High Court’s Justice CS Karnan, advising him to take back every word he has said about two Madras High Court judges and pray for pardon. Jethmalani has termed Justice Karnan’s actions as lunatic. Neither...read more

    Mathews J Nedumpara
  • Ranji Trophy players are like glorified daily-wage earners | Opinion
    Mar 23, 2017 13:31 IST

    Just like the India versus Bharat narrative two dramatically different worlds exist in Indian cricket.One occupied by the elite, dazzling duniya of rich international cricketers.The other, on the fringe of this celestial system, is inhabited by impoverished domestic first-class...read more

    Amrit Mathur