Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) "I have no intention to resign," Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N. Srinivasan said here Saturday after his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan was arrested in connection with the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot fixing scandal.
McLaren P1 Concept
As the preview pictures suggested, the P1 was designed as a spiritual successor to the McLaren F1 supercar of the '90s, down to the "snorkel" in the roof that helps cool the engine. It's part of a concerto of scoops, strakes and vents styled by the same engineers who handle aerodynamics for the McLaren Formula 1 team. Everything about the car's exterior is meant to shuttle air around it at speed, and McLaren says its spared no expense in the P1's construction; it's made mostly of carbon fiber, but there are more exotic materials mixed in, like the heat shield for the exhaust that's coated in gold leaf. To help stop the car, the wing can pivot down and act like an air brake -- not that the car will need them if it keeps the brake calipers large enough to fit across the tires of some small cars.
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- Bollywood goes overboard with Cannes fashion?
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Just when will Bollywood ever get it right? As the world celebrates 100 years of Indian cinema, Indian stars, it seems, went a little overboard in projecting the ethnic, oriental look at the Cannes red carpet that saw Sonam Kapoor, Vidya Balan and Sherlyn Chopra either going big on bling or heavy on jewellery and embroidery.
- Congress defeat, not prime-ministership, is Modi's aim: Rajnath
India, May 25 -- A new axis between Narendra Modi and BJP president Rajnath Singh - since Gujarat CM's elevation to the party's parliamentary board - has more to do with battle plans for the Lok Sabha polls than with jostling for the choice of prime minister's candidate.That's the view of Singh after his interactions with Modi since January. "No matter what others think, I can tell you that, not once, has Modi said anything about the PM's race or he wants to be the candidate. Like others, Modi
- India is 'regressive, depressing', says Mallika Sherawat
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India is "regressive for women" and a "depressing" place to be, says Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat, explaining why she divides her time between India and the US.
- HC blames rising prices for divorces
The rising cost of living has begun to cause marital disharmony in the Capital, the Delhi High Court observed on Thursday while hearing a case of matrimonial dispute.
- Kapil Sibal highlights need for anti-fixing law
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal on Saturday highlighted the need for a stringent anti-fixing law to tackle dishonest practices in sports.
- Formidable Chennai stand in Mumbai's way of maiden IPL crown
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Amid the intriguing but dark saga of the unfolding spot fixing and betting scam, two-time champions Chennai Super Kings take on traditional underachievers Mumbai Indians in the final of the controversy-ridden sixth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the iconic Eden Gardens here Sunday.