Mahesh Babu's 'Bharath Ane Nenu' to be dubbed in Hindi, confirms Director (14 minutes ago)
By Subhash K Jha
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) When Shekhar Kapoor opined after chairing the National Film Awards jury that there is no such thing as regional cinema any longer, he hadnt seen the new Mahesh Babu starrer "Bharath Ane Nenu", a wish-fulfilment parable on a new political awakening, which has already earned more than Rs 70 crore over the first weekend. And growing stronger by the idea.
Shaoli Mitra quits as Bangla Akademi head (20 minutes ago)
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Theatre personality Shaoli Mitra on Sunday stepped down from the post of Chairperson of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi citing infrastructural issues and complaining of difficulties in carrying out her responsibilities.
Prevented from meeting wife, man fatally stabs father-in-law (22 minutes ago)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A middle-aged man was stabbed to death by his son-in-law on Sunday after he did not allow the accused to meet his wife at her parent's home in east Delhi, police said.
Temples are centres of India's cultural ethos: Vice President (22 minutes ago)
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Describing temples as centres of India's cultural ethos, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Sunday that "share and care" has been the core of India's philosophy.
Don't blame media, we provide them 'masala', Modi tells party lawmakers (22:22)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday advised BJP leaders not to give "masala" to the media by getting into every issue as soon as they saw camerapersons, saying such "mistakes" affect the country, party and the individual's image.
State FMs to meet on May 7 on finance panel's terms of reference (22:20)
Amaravati, April 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Y. Ramakrishnudu on Sunday said the state has convened a meeting of finance ministers of all states on May 7 to discuss what it termed the "adverse effects" of the terms of reference of the 15th Finance Commission.
Indian Tigers thrash China Dragons in WSB tie (22:18)
Rohtak, April 22 (IANS) Mandeep Jangra thumped Haerheng Wulepaer of China Dragons to register his first ever win in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) format and guided the Indian Tigers to the second consecutive victory with a 4-1 score at the National Boxing Academy here on Sunday.
IPL: Yadav, Kishan help Mumbai to challenging total (22:14)
Jaipur, April 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians rode half-centuries from Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan to post a challenging total of 167/7 in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Rajasthan Royals here on Sunday.
Rahul Gandhi to launch 'Save Constitution' campaign from Monday (22:12)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Accusing the BJP-RSS leadership of "systematically destroying" the Constitution, the Congress on Sunday announced that its President Rahul Gandhi will launch a nationwide "Save the Constitution" campaign on April 23 from Delhi's Talkatora stadium.
Anish gets a point on second day of Round 2 in ARRC (22:08)
Adelaide, April 22 (IANS) Honda's Indian rider Anish D. Shetty scored once again in the Asia Production 250cc class on the second day of Round 2 in the Asia Road Racing Championship (ARRC) here on Sunday.
Lazio rout Sampdoria 4-0 with brace from Immobile (22:08)
Rome, April 22 (IANS) Lazio thrashed Sampdoria 4-0 on Sunday, with Italian centre-forward Ciro Immobile scoring a brace in the Serie A, putting pressure on third-placed Roma.
16 Maoists gunned down in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli (Second Lead) (22:06)
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), April 22 (IANS) In the biggest crackdown on Maoists in four decades in Maharashtra, security forces on Sunday gunned down at least 16 Maoists, including some women, in the state's Gadchiroli district, an official said.
Gerard's brace earns Espanyol 2-0 win vs Girona (22:04)
Gerona (Spain), April 22 (IANS) Espanyol forward Gerard Moreno scored a brace on Sunday to lead his side to a 2-0 away win over Girona in the La Liga football championship, dealing a setback to Girona's hopes of qualifying for next season's Europa League.
Modi, Xi to meet in China this coming week (Third Lead) (22:04)
By Gaurav Sharma
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold an informal summit meeting in China's central city of Wuhan, a meet which may well be a historic one and a defining moment in the history of Sino-Indian ties.
US man fatally stabbed with daughter on lap (22:02)
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) A man was having dinner with his daughter sitting on his lap when he was fatally stabbed by a homeless man in a random attack in Southern California.
Cheruiyot wins London Marathon women's race, Kipchoge gets 3rd men's win (22:02)
London, April 22 (IANS) Kenyan runner Vivian Cheruiyot on Sunday surprised the favourites and won her first London Marathon women's race, while fellow Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge claimed his third win in London in the men's elite race.
Arsenal trounce West Ham 4-1 in EPL (22:00)
London, April 22 (IANS) Arsenal stunned West Ham United 4-1 on Sunday in the English Premier League (EPL), ahead of their duel later this week with Atletico Madrid in the first leg of the Europa League semi-finals.
36 IS militants killed in Iraqi airstrikes in Syria (21:56)
Baghdad, April 22 (IANS) At least 36 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in airstrikes by the Iraqi air force targeting IS positions inside neighbouring Syria, the Iraqi military said on Sunday.
Nepal in talks with India, Pakistan to revitalise Saarc (21:54)
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Sunday said Nepal has been holding negotiations with India and Pakistan to revitalise the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc).
Twin bombings kill 58 in Afghanistan (Second Lead) (21:30)
Kabul, April 22 (IANS) At least 58 people were killed in twin blasts in Afghanistan on Sunday while another 117 were injured, media reports said.
Dalai Lama praises India's secularism (21:28)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday praised Indias efforts in maintaining communal harmony and said that the countrys uniqueness lies in maintaining its secularism.
Maliwal ends nine-day fast, calls it 'historic win' (Third Lead) (21:24)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) DCW Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Sunday ended her nine-day fast, after President Ram Nath Kovind approved an ordinance to provide the death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below 12 years, calling it a "historic win".
Congress changes six names in final list for Karnataka polls (21:22)
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Releasing the final list of candidates for the May 12 Karnataka Assembly elections, the ruling Congress on Sunday announced a change of candidates in six seats and selected nominees for five other seats.
Chennai pip Hyderabad by four runs to return to top of IPL table (21:18)
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) pipped Sunrisers Hyderabad by four runs at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday to return to the top of the Indian Premier League (IPL) table.
Live stream HD videos with this power-saving technique (21:14)
New York, April 22 (IANS) Engineers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a technique that could help wearable tech users share high-definition (HD) live videos without letting their devices consume high battery power.