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Natasha Suri learns pole dance for movie Natasha Suri learns pole dance for movie


Mumbai, Former Miss India and actress Natasha Suri is learning pole dance to prepare for her role in the upcoming Bollywood movie "Aadat", produced by singer Mika Singh.

"Pole dance is one of the most sensuous forms of dance. It brings out your innate sexiness along with making you fitter and stronger. I am enjoying exploring this new skill and loving how it enhances one's sensuality," Natasha said in a statement.

WWE Superstar Braun Strowman to visit India WWE Superstar Braun Strowman to visit India


New Delhi, The World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar Braun Strowman will visit India after his epic cage match against Kevin Owens at Extreme Rules this weekend, it was announced on Thursday

Sanju' trailer to release on May 30 Sanju' trailer to release on May 30



Mumbai, The trailer of Rajkumar Hirani's much-awaited film "Sanju", featuring Ranbir Kapoor in the shoes of actor Sanjay Dutt, will release on May 30.

The teaser has already piqued audience interest in the movie, which showcases the highs and lows during various phases of the actor's life.

Don't believe in endorsing something I don't use: Virat Kohli Don't believe in endorsing something I don't use: Virat Kohli

 

New Delhi, Cricket captain Virat Kohli says being a brand ambassador comes with its share of responsibilities.

Virat has launched the first performance footwear from the brand evoSpeed One8 for Puma.

Asked if being a brand ambassador is a huge responsibility, Virat told IANS in an e-mail interview: "I certainly believe that being a brand endorser comes with its share of responsibilities. While endorsing a brand, you are essentially putting your stamp of approval on it, and asking your fans to follow suit and use i

PM meets CWG medallists PM meets CWG medallists

 

New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday met and congratulated the medal winners at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Modi also complimented those who could not win medals but had performed creditably.

"Accomplishments in the sporting arena inspire everyone. Their sporting feats have raised India's stature. Whenever an Indian sportsperson wins on the global sporting stage, it is the Indian flag that rises," Modi said at the event held at his residence.

BCCI recommends Kohli for Khel Ratna, Dravid for Dronacharya, Gavaskar for Dhyan Chand BCCI recommends Kohli for Khel Ratna, Dravid for Dronacharya, Gavaskar for Dhyan Chand

 

Kolkata, The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recommended Virat Kohli for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna honour while former India captain Rahul Dravid's name was recommended for the prestigious Dronacharya award.

Legendary opener Sunil Gavaskar has been recommended for Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award.

India on right path to become sporting powerhouse- IOA Chief India on right path to become sporting powerhouse- IOA Chief


New Delhi, After the Indian contingent finished third in the medals tally at the just concluded 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG), an elated Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Chief Narinder Dhruv Batra on Monday said the nation is on the right path to become a sporting powerhouse.

14 killed in Canada hockey team bus accident 14 killed in Canada hockey team bus accident



Toronto, At least 14 people have been killed and another 14 injured in a collision involving a junior hockey team's bus in Saskatchewan, Canada, according to the police.

There were 28 people in the vehicle at the time of the accident that took place on Friday when a semi-trailer collided with the bus, reports CBC News. Rescue efforts continued till late evening.

CWG: India thrash Malaysia in women's hockey CWG: India thrash Malaysia in women's hockey


Australia, India thrashed Malaysia 4-1 in a Group A match of the women's hockey competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday.

Gurjit Kaur (6th, 39th minutes), Rani (56th) and Lalremsiami (59th) scored for India. Rashid Nuraini (38th) reduced the margin for Malaysia.

India's quest for men's hockey gold begins with clash against Pakistan India's quest for men's hockey gold begins with clash against Pakistan


Gold Coast, India's mens hockey team will begin its campaign at the XXI Commonwealth Games with a pulsating Pool B clash against arch-rivals Pakistan here on Saturday.

For the Manpreet Singh-led Indian team, 2018 is an important year, filled with multiple high-profile tournaments, with the CWG being the first target of the year. India had lost to Australia in the finals of the 2010 and 2014 editions of the CWG and this time, their aim is again to go the full distance.

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. turns nostalgic at sports lit fest Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr. turns nostalgic at sports lit fest

 

Chandigarh, Bringing together sports personalities of India, who have either written books or have been the subject of one or more books, Play Write 2018, a first-of-its-kind sports literature festival of India, got off to a colourful start here on Saturday.

Being organised under the ambit of the Vibrant Networking Forum, the two-day festival was inaugurated by hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr., who is a three-time Olympic gold champion having played a key role in India's wins in the London, Helsinki and Melbourne Olympics.

Manpreet to lead Indian hockey team at CWG, no place for Sardar Manpreet to lead Indian hockey team at CWG, no place for Sardar

 

New Delhi, Ace midfielder Manpreet Singh is set to lead the Indian mens hockey team at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, starting April 4, while the experienced former captain Sardar Singh has been left out of the 18-member squad, announced by Hockey India on Tuesday.

The Indian team is grouped in Pool B along with Pakistan, Malaysia, Wales, England and will begin their campaign on April 7 against Pakistan.

Kohli becomes Uber brand ambassador Kohli becomes Uber brand ambassador



New Delhi, India cricket captain Virat Kohli became the brand ambassador of cab operator Uber here on Friday.

"As a cricketer, I travel a lot and I have personally enjoyed the seamless experience of booking an Uber. It's great to see how the company is using technology to revolutionize the way people move around cities and is empowering millions by creating economic opportunities," Kohli said in a statement.

Minerva Punjab win I-League title Minerva Punjab win I-League title

 

Panchkula, Minerva Punjab FC beat Churchill Brothers FC 1-0 to win their maiden I-League title here on Thursday.

William Opoku Asiedu scored the decisive goal in the 15th minute and the Punjab-based outfit held on to the advantage till the end.

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