- Aug 02, 2015 00:39 IST
Despite throwing up twice during the opening lap on the Kazanka River, Italian Simone Ruffini eventually stood atop the podium under a light drizzle after the nearly five-hour 25-kilometer race, and held up a marriage proposal for girlfriend and teammate Aurora Ponsele.
- Jul 31, 2015 08:36 IST
Directed by Nishikant Kamat and starring Tabu and Ajay Devgn in lead roles, Drishyam works because it doesn't talk about a hero but a common man. Drishyam works because it keeps you glued to your seat till the last moment. Drishyam works because it's a finely crafted suspense thriller after a really long time.
- Jul 31, 2015 18:08 IST
Tamil film Orange Mittai is a pleasant short film of just about an hour and half, detailing the pathos and pain of old-age loneliness. First-class performances by Sethupathi and Thilak have the movie racing, though Vijay's makeup is a tad disappointing.
- Aug 01, 2015 12:39 IST
Manbir Kaur, 15, has become the first girl from the minority Sikh community to top the matriculation exam in Pakistan.
- Jul 31, 2015 22:02 IST
Here's a look at 8 serials that are an affront to the intelligence of any right-thinking woman in India.
- Aug 01, 2015 17:37 IST
From Wilco’s good ol’ guitar rock to the soft lilt of Yo La Tengo and the jaunty rap of Marshall Bruce Mathers III, it’s been a nicely eclectic week.
- Aug 01, 2015 10:00 IST
Iconic wrestler and actor Roddy Piper, popularly known by his ring name "Rowdy", has died of cardiac arrest at the age of 61. Actor Dwayne Johnson, WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon and fans and friends of Piper took to Twitter to pay their tributes.
- Jul 31, 2015 22:00 IST
At midnight, India and Bangladesh began the process of exchanging 162 adversely-held enclaves to implement the historic Land Boundary Agreement, spurring the enclave residents to celebrate the end of a 68-year deadlock.
- Jul 31, 2015 16:08 IST
There's a reason Amitabh Bachchan is among the most loved Bollywood actors. He recently visited his onscreen mother of several films, Sulochana, on her 86th birthday.
- Jul 30, 2015 18:11 IST
On Harry Potter's birthday on July 31, we celebrate 15 magical moments that will stay with us forever. All the friendship, the adventures, the humour and most of all: The magic. Should we say it again? Thank you JK Rowling.
- Jul 31, 2015 13:32 IST
People in China are spooked about using escalators after a young mother was crushed to death last week as she fell through a panel of flooring at the top of one installed a mall in Hubei province.
- Aug 01, 2015 18:23 IST
From former president APJ Abdul Kalam’s final journey to the CCTV footage that may help nail the terrorists who attacked Gurdaspur, here is the round up of this week's most watched videos.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:44 IST
A woman passenger from Pakistan, who was arrested in Jalandhar after she was found travelling on board the Samjhauta Express without a passport, visa and ticket on Thursday night, was escorted back to the Attari border checkpost on Friday by a police team.
- Jul 31, 2015 12:10 IST
On several occasions, the railbus is cancelled without any prior information and the only running railbus has become unreliable now, stopping frequently without apparent cause. Many times, travellers appealed to authorities to renovate the railbus but the condition remains the same.
- Jul 31, 2015 09:14 IST
The road transport ministry is finalising the protocol that would allow movement of personal vehicles between India and Nepal. At present, only passenger buses are allowed between the two countries under the bilateral motor vehicle pact that India and Nepal had signed in 2014.