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Roger Moore in racist row, denies Bond comments about Idris Elba

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James Bond legend Roger Moore insisted on Saturday he had said nothing racist about fellow British actor Idris Elba, tipped to play the superspy next, in a French magazine interview.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia crush New Zealand in final

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Australian captain Michael Clarke holds the trophy with his teammates as they celebrate their seven wicket win over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne. (Photo: AP)

Michael Clarke dedicates win to Phillip Hughes

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Australian captain Michael Clarke smiles as he answers questions during a press conference following his team's seven wicket win over New Zealand in the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne. (Photo: AP)

Empowered yet persecuted modern woman

US composer John Adams and violinist Leila Josefowicz.

Scheherazade, the story-telling Arabian queen from One Thousand and One Nights, has captured the Western artistic imagination for centuries.

Michael Clarke to walk away from ODIs

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Australia captain Michael Clarke made a shock announcement on Saturday by saying Sunday’s World Cup final against New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground would be his last one-day international.

Lee Kuan Yew is given a hero’s funeral

Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong and his wife Ho Ching arrive for the funeral on Sunday.— AFP

Tens of thousands of Singaporeans gave founding father Lee Kuan Yew a hero’s funeral Sunday, ending a week of mourning in the city-state he led from poverty to prosperity.

Terminally ill Martin Crowe braced for ‘last’ match

Terminally ill Martin Crowe admits that Sunday’s World Cup final between his beloved New Zealand and Australia could be the last game he’ll ever see.

No regrets, says Brendon McCullum

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New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum answers questions at a press conference following his teams seven wicket loss to Australia in the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo: AP)

World Cup final: ‘Ultimate game’ excites Brendon McCullum

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New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum said he was excited, not intimidated, at the prospect of leading his country in their first World Cup final when they face old foes Australia at the gigantic Melbo

World Cup 2015: New Zealand braced for first Cup final

Australia's captain Michael Clarke, left, and New Zealand’s captain Brendon McCullum pose for a photo. (Photo: AP)

Australia captain Michael Clarke has added a fresh edge to Sunday’s blockbuster World Cup final against New Zealand in Melbourne by announcing the match will be his last one-day international.

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.