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'
Oprah Winfrey (Photo | AP)
I wouldn't have been a good mom: Oprah

The 63-year-old has no regrets about not having children.

Big B, Taapsee to watch 'Pink' with President

The actors were invited to the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu during a promotional event for Pink | File Photo
Kanavu Variyam review: A feel-good entertainer

A feel-good entertainer about chasing one's dreams, with the film inspiring and motivating, it is worth a watch by both adults and children. 

Kanavu Variyam. (Photo courtesy: Facebook @KanavuVariyam)
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  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Telangana
  • Karnataka
  • Kerala
  • Odisha
  • Chennai
  • Delhi
  • Bengaluru
  • Hyderabad
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Kochi


Elina Svitolina of Ukraine returns the ball to Caroline Wozniacki in the final match of the Dubai Tennis Championships in Dubai. | AP
Svitolina breaks into top 10 with win over Wozniacki at Dubai final

Svitolina's victory in a match which began two hours late due to weather marked the biggest win of her career.


Chelsea players celebrate the goal of Chelsea's Pedro during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge stadium. | AP
Chelsea beats Swansea to go 11 points clear, Leicester into bottom three

Antonio Conte's leaders won for the 17th time in their last 20 league games to push them a step closer to the title.


Australia's captain Steve Smith, left, and David Warner, second left, celebrate after winning the first cricket test match against India in Pune. | AP
Australia win first test by 333 runs, ends India's unbeaten run

Australia proved wrong predictions that they would suffer embarrassment as they were superior to India in all aspects. 


Everton's Romelu Lukaku scores his side's second goal during the Premier League soccer match between Everton and Sunderland at Goodison Park. | AP
Everton's Idrissa Gueye and Romelu Lukaku down Sunderland

Sunderland struggled to get a foothold in the match and Everton enjoyed a far superior possession rate but did little with it.


Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone (File | AP)
Barcelona still the best, warns Atletico Madrid's Diego Simeone

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone insisted Barcelona remain the best team in the world despite their recent struggles.

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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.