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    Richa Chadda feels bad guys are great to have affair

    New Delhi: Bollywood versatile actress Richa Chadda, who will be seen as a flirtatious law student in ‘Main Aur Charles’ opposite lead actor Randeep Hooda discussed about bad guys vs. good guys.

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    Fit-again Carlos to turn up against ATK tomorrow

    Kolkata: He may not be young enough to dish out his trademark freekicks, but Brazilian World Cup winner Roberto Carlos, the marquee player-cum-manager of Delhi Dynamos, today promised to turn up in their next Indian Super League (ISL) match against Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) here tomorrow.

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    Katich is Kolkata Knight Riders assistant coach

    Kolkata: Former champions Kolkata Knight Riders today named Simon Katich as their new assistant coach for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) ninth season. The former Australian opener will be assisting Jacques Kallis who was recently announced as the head coach.

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    Shuttler Sai advances in Bitburger Open

    Saarbrucken (Germany): Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth got off to a winning start, by earning a straight games triumph over local lad Tobias Wadenka at the $120,000 Bitburger Open Grand Prix Gold here. The 16th seeded Sai needed just 27 minutes on Tuesday to beat World No.259 Wadenka 21-12, 21-12 at the Saarlandhalle Saarbrucken to take a 1-0 lead in career meetings over the German. The Indian will next take on Indonesian Andre

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    FTII strike ends, protests to continue

    Pune: FTII students who went on strike on June 12 against the appointment of BJP’s Gajendra Chauhan as its chairman on Wednesday ended their strike but said protests against him will go on.

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    Cricket Australia congratulates Perry

    Sydney: Cricket Australia chief executive officer (CEO) James Sutherland on Wednesday congratulated Ellyse Perry on receiving the Outstanding Woman In Sport Award here on Tuesday night. The award was selected by Australian Sports Minister Sussan Ley as part of the ‘I Support Women In Sport’ Awards, which is now in its fifth year.

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    Deepika Padukone wraps up ‘Bajirao Mastani’

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone has finished shooting her upcoming period romance “Bajirao Mastani”. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed film also stars Priyanka Chopra and Ranveer Singh. “And it’s a wrap on my most incredible film experience…! #MASTANI #BajiraoMastani #18thDecember,” the 30-year-old actress tweeted.

  • Mourinho slams critics after League Cup exit

    London: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has lashed out at critics for showing disrespect towards his players after their loss to Stoke City in a League Cup match. Chelsea — the defending champions — were knocked out of the tournament after losing 5-4 on penalties with the teams locked 1-1 after extra-time. It was the latest setback for Chelsea who are currently stuck at 15th place in the English Premier League (EPL) table.

  • Ashwin close to fitness ahead of Test series

    New Delhi: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who was injured in the first ODI against South Africa at Kanpur, is close to fitness and looking forward to the series ahead. Speaking about his presence in the Test series, Ashwin said he is confident that he would bowl well in the upcoming matches. Ashwin also expressed his views on India’s performance in the ODIs against South Africa, saying the young side is relatively inexperienced and, therefore, there

  • ‘Dilwale’ team to head to Goa

    Hyderabad: Actress Kriti Sanon is feeling emotional as the shooting of Rohit Shetty’s directorial “Dilwale” is almost coming to an end here. But she is looking forward to “a short Goa schedule”.

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    Misbah should retire after England series, says Bazid

    Karachi: Former cricketer Bazid Khan has said the end of the England series will be the right time for Pakistan Test skipper Misbah-ul- Haq to retire, adding that the latter has done his bit for the country. Lavishing praise on Misbah, Bazid said that the 41-year-old is a brilliant batsman as well as a great captain, PakPassion.net reported.

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    Alonso expects tough competition in F1 Mexico GP

    Mexico City: Formula One team McLaren’s driver Fernando Alonso expects that the Mexican Grand Prix to be held here on Sunday will be a tough competition on an “interesting” circuit. “I really enjoyed the race in Austin (in Texas last Sunday at the United States GP) and it was definitely one of the most exhilarating races for McLaren-Honda this year so far,” Efe quoted Alsonso as saying on Tuesday.

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    Barcelona coach Enrique wants more players to rest

    Barcelona: Catalan football giant Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique had said that he “would like more players to rest” before the first leg clash against Villanovense in round 32 in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. Despite having six uninjured starters who will not play in the Villanovense tie, Enrique on Tuesday criticised the rule that prevents the team from including more than four players from Barcelona B, reports Efe. “We are limited

  • Depleted ATK desperate to bounce back vs Dynamos

    Kolkata: Smarting from two successive away defeats, defending champions Atletico de Kolkata will be desperate to return to winning ways when they host heavyweights Delhi Dynamos FC in an Indian Super League football match here tomorrow.

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    Sensex provisionally closes 214 points down 

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex), provisionally closed Wednesday’s trade 213.68 points or 0.78 percent down.

  • Anushka Sharma not getting hitched anytime soon

    New Delhi: There’s no truth to news stories surrounding Anushka Sharma’s “impending marriage”, the Bollywood actress’ official spokesperson clarified on Wednesday, adding that she is in a happy place professionally.

  • Stuntmen are integral part of Bollywood: Jackie Shroff

    Mumbai: Actor Jackie Shroff, who will be seen alongside various stuntmen in the forthcoming episode of family game show “Deal or No Deal”, says they are an “integral part of Bollywood” and he would love to help them in any way whenever needed.

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    Sushma to observe ‘Karwa Chauth’ despite hectic schedule

    New Delhi: Known for observing religious rituals meticulously, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said she will observe the ‘Karwa Chauth’ fast on October 30, even while attending to official duties. As India hosts the Africa Summit, she will be present in all the official functions and meetings on October 30 though she will observe fast to mark ‘Karwa Chauth’, a pre-Diwali custom followed by married women for the well being of their

  • Kuwait raids on illegal TV operators

    Dubai: In a bid to check TV piracy and distribution of unauthorised decoders, authorities in Kuwait have conducted a series of raids on commercial centres and seized set top boxes of India-based DTH service Dish TV. Direct-to-Home (DTH) service Dish TV is unauthorised to operate in the Middle East and its broadcast license and satellite contracts are limited to its origin in India. The raids in Kuwait follow success in tackling TV-piracy through