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Joe Previtera slips in MCG

Joe Previtera slips in MCG

An behind an infamous cricket sledge blamed on former Australia spinner Shane Warne, stole the media spotlight once more with a farcical crash while riding a Segway scooter on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. As Australia came out to bowl before lunch in the first test against India, Previtera ploughed his Segway into a helmet on […]

Bollywood 2011: Star Spotting

Bollywood 2011: Star Spotting

TWF correspondent Supriyo Hazra boards the Bollywood glam bus for a roller-coaster ride of  2011.  The writer alphabetically  checks out how each one  fared in the past 12 months Aamir Khan: Aamir remained mostly silent this year with his single release of 2011 ‘Dhobi Ghat’ not impressing the critics and fans like the previous films. […]

Commentary – Terror Watch – Bihar

Commentary – Terror Watch – Bihar

The Communist Party of India-Maoist (CPI-Maoist) sent a hand-written letter each to the offices of Araria District Magistrate Saravanan M. and Superintendent of Police (SP) Shivdeep Lande, seeking the unconditional release of the rebels lodged in Araria Jail. The letters were signed by Krishna Yadav, who identified himself as an ‘area commander’ of the CPI-Maoist. […]

Christmas fever sweeps people worldwide

Christmas fever sweeps people worldwide

The inbox of the mobile phones have already started choking while social networking sites buzz as people are busy wishing their loved ones with two words: Merry Christmas. Special prayer meetings have started in the churches all around the globe as they celebrate the birthday of Jesus on Sunday. The melodious carols refreshed the foggy […]

Kapil Dev praises Ricky Ponting

Kapil Dev praises Ricky Ponting

Former cricket captains Kim Hughes and Kapil Dev previewed the four-Test series between Australia and India which starts in Melbourne on 26th December, next on ICC Cricket World Radio Show. In a rare interview, the 57-year-old Hughes, who played 70 Tests and 97 ODIs for Australia, says: “India’s record away from home has not been […]

Rakhi Sawant compares Veena to Osama

Rakhi Sawant compares Veena to Osama

Item girl Rakhi Sawant has compared Pakistani actor Veena Malik to Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein, al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden and former Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi. In a press statement, Rakhi said: “Saddam Hussein was found by American troops hiding in a little bunker in Iraq. Osama Bin Laden was found by American forces hiding […]

‘Want my children to know everything about me’, says SRK

‘Want my children to know everything about me’, says SRK

Shah Rukh Khan has become the first to have an official opus. He is the second Indian to have this luxury, large-format work dedicated to him. Announced by Britain-based Opus Media Group, the Opus will narrate the journey of the star through rare pictures and extracts from his personal diary. King Khan – The Official Opus […]

Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards

Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards

Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced the 60 best and brightest university students from Australia and Asia to receive a Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Award. 20 scholarships are also awarded to the top international Endeavour Postgraduate Award scholars from Asia each year. Ms Gillard congratulated the recipients of the Awards, saying they are offered to the […]

International tributes to Sanskrit galore

International tributes to Sanskrit galore

It is hard to imagine five years have gone by since establishing Sydney Sanskrit School, the first Community Language Sanskrit School in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere. Yet another milestone in the short, yet long span of the school. The school has grown significantly in the last couple of years and the number of students […]

I can share unpublished things about Bollywood legends – Javed Akhtar

I can share unpublished things about Bollywood legends – Javed Akhtar

I can share unpublished things about Bollywood legends’ Javed Akhtar is reminiscing the Goldern Era of Bollywood in his new show Classic Legends that premiered Dec 11, 2011 on Zee Classic. TWF correspondent Sreya Basu in conversation with the writer-poet-lyricist on his return to small screen and why it is important for today’s generation to […]

India-Russia relation stood test of time: Indian PM, Manmohan Singh

India-Russia relation stood test of time: Indian PM, Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said India has stood test of time for its relationship with Russia. Transcript of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Interview with Russian journalists: Question: You are visiting Moscow right after the Parliamentary elections and on the eve of the Russian Presidential election, which almost coincide with an important date – the […]

No consensus at the All-party Lokpal meet

No consensus at the All-party Lokpal meet

An all party meeting on the anti-corruption Lokpal Bill ended Wednesday night with several lawmakers reportedly urging the Prime Minister not to rush with the law, even as the opposition BJP and the communists along with the PM said they want the bill to be brought in the ongoing winter session of Parliament to fight […]

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