Pope Francis marked his one-year anniversary on Thursday with a simple tweet: "Please pray for me." Francis has continued to ask for prayers, ending nearly each appearance with a similar request.
Sachin Tendulkar is among the three greats to have emerged as the leading contenders for ESPN cricinfo's Cricketer of the Generation award, even as the Indian's longtime fierce rival from the West Indies Brian Lara missed out on a place in the final three.
Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa's 1965 film with MG Ramachandran, Aayirathil Oruvan, has been digitally re-mastered and is releasing this Friday. What's suspect is the timing - the film releases about a month before Lok Sabha elections.