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Bollywood and the Olympian muddle

Bollywood is never out of the news. No matter how much we Mumbaiites see it facilely, as just another industry, it must be acknowledged that the rest of India sees it differently. This allows several ...

Posted On: Apr 29, 2016 | Comments : 0

Bollywood Pin-up Jacqueline Fernandez to Sizzle at Premier Badminton League Opening Ceremony

Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez and music composer duo Salim-Sulaiman will perform in the opening ceremony of the Premier Badminton League which will kick-start on January 2.Jacqueline will be ...

Posted On: Dec 29, 2015 | Comments : 0

Shah Rukh gears up to buy IMG-R league’s Kolkata franchise

After the Kolkata Knight Riders, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan now plans to move into the more popular football space. He is planning to bid for the Kolkata franchise of the new league promoted b...

Posted On: Aug 06, 2013 | Comments : 0

Harbhajan Singh goes off the field

Displaying his outstanding cricketing skills on the field, Harbhajan sets out to make a mark on screen recording a song in the album 'Meri Maa', the album to be released by Venus Worldwide. Ve...

Posted On: Jul 13, 2013 | Comments : 0

India's troubled cricket league looks to rescue its reputation

No more boozy late nights for players and a ban on cheerleaders at matches -- the plan to rescue the corruption-stained reputation of cricket's Indian Premier League has begun. "Operation Cle...

Posted On: Jun 11, 2013 | Comments : 0

IPL betting: CB-CID raids Vikram Aggarwal's hotels in Chennai

Crime Branch and Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) officials are carrying out raids on hotels of suspected Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing accused Vikram Aggarwal here on Friday. Agga...

Posted On: May 31, 2013 | Comments : 0

IPL Fixing & Dawood, underworld link confirmed: Delhi Police

Delhi Police for the first time confirmed that underworld don Dawood Ibrahim indeed was involved in the infamous IPL fixing scandal. During a court proceedings on Tuesday, May 28, police official disc...

Posted On: May 29, 2013 | Comments : 0

IPL Fixing & Meiyappan Arrest Row: How MS Dhoni irks many

Mahendra Singh Dhoni -- Team India and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain, has been trying to avoid any communication with media since last couple of days. Now, finally when he confronted press on Tues...

Posted On: May 29, 2013 | Comments : 0

Rahul Dravid shows the way

Despite early hiccups, Rajasthan Royals (RR) managed a competitive 165/6 against the Mumbai Indians (MI) after choosing to bat in the second IPL Qualifier at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. Cap...

Posted On: May 25, 2013 | Comments : 0

IPL spot-fixing: Vindu and Meiyappan spoke around 130 times in two months

Vindu Dara Singh's custody is ending on Friday, but the Mumbai Police will seek an extension of his custody as they believe they have a watertight case against the actor. Vindu's lawyer though...

Posted On: May 24, 2013 | Comments : 0