Entertainment

Lion review: A powerfully sincere adaptation of a true story

Lion’s based on the true story of Saroo Brierley, as written in the autobiographical non-fiction, A Long Way Home.

A still from 'Lion'
Rangoon review: An impressively immersive film

The narrative begins in a dispassionate tone but gradually during the course of the narrative, it emotionally hooks you on.

Kangana and Shahid in Rangoon
Muthuraamalingam Review: An ode to the twirly moustache

Ilaiyaraaja's background score will evolve a lot of nostalgia for fans.

Split review: Doesn’t live up to potential

The title is a dead giveaway, pun intended.

A still from the movie
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Sport

Cricket

Indian Cricket coach Anil Kumble (File | PTI)
Anil Kumble defends team India, calls it a bad day at office

Anil Kumble​ neither blamed his batters nor the wicket on which batting is getting difficult session by session.

Tennis

Australia's Nick Kyrgios returns the ball to Slovakia's Norbert Gombos during their ATP Marseille Open 13 tennis match in Marseille. | AFP
Nick Kyrgios two wins from defending Marseille Open title

Nick Kyrgios fired down 15 aces and lost just six points on serve in a ruthless display that lasted less than an hour.

Football

Swansea City defender Federico Fernandez (R) | AP
Federico Fernandez renews contract with Swansea until 2020

Welsh football club Swansea announced on Friday the contract renewal of defender Fernandez until June 2020.

Football

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp (File | AP)
Claudio Ranieri axe baffles Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp

Ranieri was kicked out by Leicester less than nine months after masterminding their Premier League title victory.

Tennis

Angelique Kerber of Germany returns the ball to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine during their third semi final women's WTA Tennis Championship in Dubai. | AFP
Dubai semis loss ends Angelique Kerber number one dream

Top-seed Kerber produced eight double-faults and left the court for medical treatment when a set and a break down.

Weird, Whacky, Wow
Sherri Lynn Wilkins. (File photo | AP)

Drug counsellor drives with man's body on windshield, gets life term

She drove more than two miles with his half-naked body embedded in the windshield before others confronted her at a stoplight, sources said.

'Record' anti-venom dose saves boy from deadly spider

A 10-year-old Australian boy has survived a bite from one of the world's deadliest spiders after taking a record 12 vials of anti-venom.

Swedish politician: Officials should have sex in lunchbreak 

Per-Erik Muskos of the city council of Overtornea said that benefits could include improving employee morale and increasing the population of the town of about 4,500.

Master minds

Cricket is a team game and it takes contributions from all 11 for the unit to be successful over a period of time. However, there come individuals who make a telling difference in collective fortunes.

Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli (File | AP)
Sridhar Lakshmanan (in white shirt) with his team members|R SATISH BABU
Tapping the honey trap

A social entrepreneur and his team turn busy bees with the help of tribals to popularise and preserve the art of drawing it.

India’s wealth of performing arts has attracted learners and practitioners from across the globe.