Kishwar Desai


Kishwar Desai

Manoj Tiwary ties the knot

Indian batsman Manoj Tiwari who plays for Kolkata Knight Riders has tied the knot with his girl-friend, Susmita Roy in Kolkata in a private ceremony.
Tiwari is currently recovering from a knee-injury

I am lucky to have players who are not afraid of taking pressure: Dhoni

Kingston: Buoyed by Team India’s performance in the ICC Champions Trophy, which they won by beating hosts England last Sunday, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni attributed the team's recent success

Salman will be tried for culpable homicide

Bollywood actor Salman Khan on Monday received a major setback when a Mumbai sessions court dismissed his petition challenging culpable homicide charge slapped against him in the 2002 hit-and-run case.

Fathers are caring, let’s be nice to them

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than to spray paint on the Queen’s portrait in Westminster Abbey? Makes perfect sense, doesn’t it? And, if not, then at least it gets swift media attention.

The Prince and his royal affair

Finally, it seems, the spotlight might shift away from the boringly perfect, ever cheerful (is-she-for-real?) Kate Middleton to someone who is a little more sparkling and less bothered with perfection.

China edge past gritty Indonesia, in semi-finals

Defending champions China had to dig deep to avoid a surprise defeat to Indonesia, winning 3-2 on Thursday in the quarter-finals of the Sudirman Cup.

Wild and weird David Bowie

While others felt the seismic shock of Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson and British soccer player David Beckham retiring this week, for me, it was time to remember another British phenomena called David Bowie as we attended an exhibition on his life and work at the Victoria and Albert museum.

Remembering Mrs T

I only saw her a few times in the House of Lords in the past few years. She was, by now, Baroness Thatcher , but there was never a hair out of place in that steel-like hairstyle — which was as iconic as her tough persona.

What’s cooking with Gwyneth?

Seven is an important number in our lives. Who doesn’t know Shakespeare’s famous verse about the seven ages of men (and women) from  As You Like It?

The Pryce of revenge

It could only happen in the UK. This is after all a country where parliamentarians have lost positions and jobs for what would be considered laughably trivial offences in India. So it was only befitting that a former minister and his ex-wife are now set to go to jail because he broke a “speeding” rule 10 years ago and she helped him to conceal it by saying that she was at the driving wheel.

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.