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Court Reviews Death Sentences in
Delhi Gang Rape
Lawyers for four men sentenced to death for raping and murdering a young woman on a New Delhi bus challenged the verdicts at a High Court hearing Tuesday.
The brutal attack in December sparked public debate and fury over chronic sexual violence faced by women in India.
INDIAN women hockey team reaches semi finals Kualalumpur tournament -just in…
Neha Tripathi leads Hero golf meet
Kolkata golfer Neha Tripathi finally seemed to have rediscovered her touch to lead the field with level par score on the first day of the 11th leg of Hero Women’s Professional Golf Tour 2013 here Tuesday.
The Rs.5 lakh tournament is being played at the historic Delhi Golf Club (DGC) Sep 24-26. Trailing Neha by a stroke is Delhi’s Vani Kapoor, while in-form veteran Delhi golfer Smriti Mehra is third with a total score of two over 74 after the first round.
*Shuttler Kashyap wins in PSPB tournament
Top shuttler Parupalli Kashyap notched up an easy win on the opening day of the 35th PSPB Inter Unit Badminton Tournament as Team Championships commenced at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Monday.
*Indore to host Davis Cup tie
Indore will host the Davis Cup Group I Asia/Oceania first round tie between India and Chinese Taipei from Jan 31 to Feb 2.
The Madhya Pradesh Tennis Association (MPTA) complex in Indore consists of six synthetic flood courts and the association is creating facilities for 3000 fans to witness the event. This will be the first time the state will host the Davis Cup.
The recent Telugu hit Potugadu will be remade in Tamil with a top notch star soon. The makers of the original are keen to produce the remake as well.
Potugadu, which features Manchu Manoj in the lead, was produced by L. Sridhar. Serious talks are happening and I should be able to confirm (it) in the next ten days. I want to start things by November, so I am pushing them from my end. I have the remake rights for all languages and will remake it in as many languages as possible based on commercial viability, L. Sridhar said.
* Whistles for Sivaji Ganeshan!
The late Tamil acting legend Sivaji Ganeshan, whose birth anniversary falls on Oct 1, will be accorded a very special tribute — a whistling ensemble will render a number of songs from the thespian’s films at a concert here. Actors such as M.S. Bhaskar and Y.G. Mahendran are expected to perform too.
*Sharman Joshi clueless about ‘Life In A…Metro 2’
Actor Sharman Joshi, who featured in Anurag Basu’s 2007 film “Life in a… Metro”, says he was approached for its sequel but is clueless about the current status of the film.
“For ‘…Metro 2’, Anurag had threatened me one day that he is going to cast me in it, but then he disappeared after that. So, I don’t know. If the film is happening, then I am in. But I’m not really in touch with them, so I don’t know about the current status,” Sharman told. For now, Sharman, who is awaiting the release of “War Chhod Na Yaar”, says his only target is to be a part of some “interesting films”.(IANS)
The Lunchbox’ out of Oscar race, Anurag Kashyap disappointed
Gujarati film “The Good Road” has sprinted ahead of “The Lunchbox” as India’s entry for the best foreign film at the Oscars. Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is “very disappointed” that his highly rated movie has not made it but he hopes the chosen film makes it to the final five.
*Muzaffarnagar riots: BSP MLA Noor Saleem Rana gets bail – IBNLive
Lucknow: BSP MLA Noor saleem Rana has been granted bail in connection with Muzaffarngar riots. He was behind the bars for allegedly making hate speeches that led to the communal violence in the area.
Struggling smartphone maker Blackberry has agreed in principle to be bought by a consortium led by Fairfax Financial for $4.7bn (£3bn).
Blackberry said in statement that Fairfax, its largest shareholder with about 10% of the stock, had offered $9 a share in cash to buy the company.
But Blackberry said it would continue to explore other options while negotiations with Fairfax continued.
Hyderabad: A day after Jaganmohan Reddy was granted bail in the disproportionate assets case, the YSR Congress chief, Tuesday, stepped out of the Chanchalguda Central Jail. Shortly after he walked out of the prison gates, Jagan waved to hundreds of his supporters who had converged to catch a glimpse of their leader. However, Jaganmohan cannot leave Hyderabad without the court’s permission. He also has to present himself before the court during the proceedings in the case.
NAIROBI, Kenya: Islamic militants who staged a deadly attack on a Kenya mall said on Tuesday hostages are still alive and fighters are “still holding their ground,” as Nairobi’s city morgue braced for the arrival of a large number of bodies of people killed, an official said.
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