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June 25, 2015

Kohli questions ‘doubtful’ approach of players

Mirpur, June 25: India's Test skipper and ODI captain-in-waiting Virat Kohli has expressed his disapproval at the subdued performance of the team against Bangladesh in a 1-2 series loss.Kohli, who was himself not amongst runs in the three-match series, questioned the uncertain body language of the players during the series. India comprehensively surrendered their opening two matches to condemn them to their first One-Day International (ODI) series loss against Bangladesh. The win catapulted Bangladesh to…

Ajax buy back Dijks, loan Zivkovic to Willem II

Amsterdam, June 25: Ajax have completed the loan transfers of Richairo Zivkovic, Ruben Ligeon and Lesly de Sa to Willem II and the acquisition of Mitchell Dijks from the same football club of Tilburg.The 22-year-old left back Dijks was sold to Willem II last year but after one year already, the Amsterdam-based giants decided to buy him back for an undisclosed transfer fee. Dijks had a contract until mid-2016 in Tilburg, reports Xinhua. Part of the deal with Dijks are the loan arrivals of three players at Willem II…

Salman accident case: Plea seeks probe into death of witness

Mumbai, June 25: A Pune-based rights activist has sought a probe into the circumstances surrounding the death of actor Salman Khan's bodyguard Ravindra Patil, who was also a witness in the 2002 accident in which the actor was convicted in May. The demand for a probe by the state government was made in a public interest litigation (PIL) filed before the Bombay High Court on Thursday.Petitioner-activist Hemant Patil has contended that legal action must be initiated against Salman who allegedly pressurised the witness not to…

Deepika to sport royal style in ‘Bajirao…’: Anju

Mumbai, June 25: Designer Anju Modi, who is working on the costumes for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's “Bajirao Mastani”, says actress Deepika Padukone will sport a “royal style” in the film."Deepika will be seen dressed in royal style, plus she is playing a Muslim character in the film, so we have tried to give her sharara and kurtis,” the designer said at the Aza Store here. Giving insights into the film's costumes, Anju said: "'Bajirao Mastani' is a period movie... So, we have kept old…

Lalit Modi case: BJP rallies around Vasundhara Raje

New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Amid mounting pressure for resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over her help to former IPL chief Lalit Modi, the BJP leadership has decided to back her for now - till the documents, purportedly signed by her, are verified.“Vasundhara-ji is not going to be asked to resign under any kind of pressure. Be it from Congress or from Media,” a senior Bharatiya Janata Party functionary told IANS on the condition of anonymity. Stepping up pressure for Raje's resignation, the…
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