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German shock over mishap

Germany’s World Cup squad were ‘shocked’ after two people were left hospitalised following a car accident involving two of their players, team manager Oliver Bierhoff said on Wednesday “It was a big s

‘Middle-order has been our strength’

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Gautam Gambhir, who has led Kolkata Knight Riders from the front with the bat at the top with orange cap holder Robin Uthappa, feels that it is his team’s middle-order batsmen who have turned out to

Li Na crashes out

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Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic shrugged off the Paris gloom to reach the French Open second round as China’s second seed Li Na and Switerland’s Stan Wawrinka were added to the the tournament’s major

Cahill gives Aussies draw

Australia showed few signs they might buck their underdog status at the World Cup when they struggled to a tepid 1-1

Germany’s injury woes deepen

Lars Bender was on Friday ruled out of next month’s World Cup after suffering a thigh injury to deepen

Cr7, Nani in Portugal squad

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo headlines Portugal’s 23-man squad named on Monday for the 2014 World Cup finals with veteran striker Ricardo Quaresma overlooked.

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin still living together

Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin still living together

Gwyneth Paltrow and estranged husband Chris Martin are still leaving together despite announcing they had decided to “consciously uncoupled,” according to court documents.

Nadal survives scare

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Rafael Nadal continued to search for his best clay form, surviving a shaky start on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the ATP-WTA Rome Masters and a date with Andy Murray.

Nasri, Abidal left out of France squad

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Samir Nasri, who was instrumental in helping Manchester City to win the Premier League title, was left out of France’s World Cup squad when Didier Deschamps unveiled a 23-man list plus seven standby

Amal thought Clooney’s proposal was a prank

George Clooney’s fiancee Amal Alamuddin reportedly thought that his marriage proposal was a joke.

With the foreign secretary level talks between India and Pakistan being iced due to the meeting between Kashmiri separatists and the Pakistani high commissioner, it may be worth recalling an episode from contemporaneous history.

As the old saying goes, “Can you say ‘boo’ to a goose?” Well, in India, we don’t waste our precious time booing geese. We reserve our boos for chief ministers. Each time the Prime Minister steps out to attend important functions in states that are still hanging on to their own non-BJP leaders (with time bombs ticking away), the crowds make sure nobody but Narendra Modi is heard.