London [England], Sept 28 : Andre Schurrle came off the bench to score a late equaliser as Borussia Dortmund snatched a 2-2 draw against defending champions Real Madrid in a pulsating Champions League Group F match at the Signal Iduna Park, Germany.
The Germany international scored the crucial goal in the 87th minute after defender Raphael Varane restored Real's advantage in the 68th, the Guardian reported.
The engaging first half saw Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang cancel out Cristiano Ronaldo's 17th-minute opener two minutes before half time.
Dortmund and Real each have four points from two matches, with the Germans ahead on goal difference in Group F. (ANI)
New Delhi [India], Sept. 28 : 'He's tough, he is intense and he is back'- we are talking about none other than the very handsome John Abraham's upcoming flick 'Force 2.'
All set to win over hearts yet again, the 43-year-old actor recently released the first poster of the Abhinay Deo directed action thriller.
John took to social media handle to share the poster and wrote alongside, "He's Tough. He's Intense & he's back in action with Twice the Force! Presenting ACP Yashwardhan for @Force2thefilm."
The poster shows the 'Dishoom' star in a very rugged look with infuriated eyes. Written on the poster are 'The R.A.W Truth' and 'A dead soldier is a martyr.a dead spy is a traitor,' which hints to something very exciting and electrifying coming up.
Mumbai, (Maharashtra), [India], Sept 28 : Retorting to the ultimatum issued by Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) that it would push out Pakistani actors if they do not leave on their own, Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan on Wednesday downplayed the challenge thrown by the former and said that film industry is open for world's talent.
Khan said that it for the government to decide who should be allowed to work or not.
"The film industry is open for the world's talent, especially across borders. The government has to decide these things. We are artists, so we will talk about love and peace but the government should make laws and decide who is allowed to work and who isn't," said Khan.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 28 : From the legend Amitabh Bachchan to the energetic Ranveer Singh to the 'Queen' Kangana Ranaut, all were under one roof last night and that was made possible by none other than the much prestigious 'GQ awards 2016, Men Of The Year.'
Spotted at the event were Tiger Shroff, Waluscha De Sousa, Saif Ali Khan, Huma Qureshi, Sarah-Jane Dias, Kunal Kapoor, Diana Penty, Pooja Hegde, Disha Patani and a few others with their fashion-foot in front of the world.
Where the 'Bajirao' of Bollywood went back with the 'Actor of the Year' award, Kangana too took 'Woman of the Year' trophy in her kitty.
Big-B, on the other hand was honoured at the event with the special 'The Legend' award.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sept. 28 : With the Supreme Court yesterday directing the Karnataka government to comply with its earlier order of releasing 6,000 cusecs of the Cauvery River water to Tamil Nadu for the next three days i.e. till Friday, former chief minister and BJP state president B.S. Yeddyurappa on Wednesday said there is no water at all, and added that his party would support Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at an all-party meeting being held today.
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept. 28 : An Uttar Pradesh farmer set a novel example before people by performing the last rites of his ox as per Hindu rituals and organised a feast for as many as 1,000 people 13 days after the death of his bovine (tehravi Ceremony).
Ramu, the bovine of farmer Pappu Yadav, who is a resident of Sikrora Bhur village under Gunnaur panchaya in Sambhal district, was suffering from a prolonged illness for the past few months. Yadav loved Ramu like his own child, and provided him with every every possible medical treatment in a bid to restore its health, but the bovine succumbed to his illness 12 days ago.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 28 : The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy's plea for extension of his interim parole.
The apex court earlier on September 23 ordered that Roy should be taken into custody till October 3, but in a reprieve stayed his arrest till September 30.
A two-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Tirath Singh Thakur passed the order after hearing an application filed by Kapil Sibal, the lawyer appearing for Roy. Sibal sought a reprieve for Roy on the ground that he would follow all rules and regulations.
Sibal had tendered an unconditional apology to the apex court and urged it to cancel its order on Roy's parole delivered in the morning, following which the court agreed to hear the matter.
Abuja [Nigeria], Sept. 28 : India and Nigeria have held discussions on the perception, exchange of information or intelligence related to terrorism and have agreed, if at all, to evolve joint action to counter this ever looming threat.
Briefing the media over delegation-level talks between Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and his Nigerian counterpart Yemi Osinbajo here on Tuesday, Secretary, Economic Relations (ER), Ministry of External Affairs, Amar Sinha said, "Terrorism, of course, was a common theme and, of course, with a difference that Nigeria has been lucky that it has got collaborations and cooperation from all its neighbours unlike ours, where one of our neighbours seems to become a source for a lot of terrorist activities that happen in India."
London [UK], Sept.28 : A high level of fear and political intimidation prevails in The Maldives according to a briefing note submitted recently to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG). The island nation is cautioned that if it continues on this path of coercion of opposition and intimidation there could be international consequences.
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sept 27 : Underlining the significance of reverse-swing, India pace spearhead Mohammed Shami has admitted that the unique art is one of his primary weapons in his bowling arsenal and insisted that he constantly strives to execute it to perfection.
"There is a different joy in bowling reverse swing," Shami told bcci.tv. "The old ball is one of my main weapons and I am comfortable bowling with the old ball. I know if I can get a hint of reverse swing, I can use it to good effect."
Goodwood [United Kingdom], Sept.27 : Following the handover of the first of his highly Bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantoms at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show in March of this year, all 30 Phantoms commissioned by luxury entrepreneur Stephen Hung, Joint Chairman of THE 13 holdings limited, have now been shipped from the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, England.
The fleet of 30 extraordinary Bespoke Phantoms, that represent the largest single commission in Rolls-Royce history, are destined for THE 13 hotel in Macau, planned to open in early 2017.
Crafted in close collaboration with Mr. Hung, the fleet comprises 30 Extended Wheelbase Phantoms in the livery of THE 13 hotel, two of which are 'Gold'.
New Delhi [India], Sep 27 : India's largest online marketplace Snapdeal has announced a range of initiatives it has undertaken to ensure that its users continue to get fastest ever deliveries, even as the shipment volumes surge multi-fold with the festive sale kicking in early next month.
In the run up to Diwali, all pre-shipment checks on fast moving items like mobile phones, memory cards, power banks, personal care appliances, kitchen appliances, air conditioners, televisions, home theater systems, printers etc. has already been done, so that packets can be dispatched within minutes of the order being received.
To ensure fast deliveries across the country, nearly 20,000 tonnes of cargo will move by air, for which bulk bookings have been done by Snapdeal's logistics partners.
New Delhi [India], Sep 27 : India's pioneering online automobile transactional marketplace Droom has announced its partnership with CashCare, an innovative consumer lending platform to make buying process completely hassle-free for customers.
Coinciding with the availability of the latest range of four-wheelers and bikes from colossal names in the automobile industry such as Chevrolet, Skoda, Nissan, Datsun, Mahindra and Hero Electric on Droom, this association will provide zero percent APR introductory offer that makes buying new vehicles on EMI extremely attractive.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 : Along with making headlines about his upcoming biopic, India's limited-overs captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is winning millions of hearts on social media with a cutesy picture of him and his adorable daughter, Ziva .
The 35-year-old cricketer shared the picture on Instagram in which the little one was seen wearing a pretty pink dress while posing with her daddy dearest.
Off late Mahi has been quite busy promoting ' MS Dhoni: The Story Untold' along with the movie's protagonist Shushant Singh Rajput.
The duo, who presently is in the national capital for promoting the movie, was also seen in Chennai in the recent past, where they also met the Tamil superstar Rajinikanth.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 : After making their Bollywood debut together in Karan Johar's 'Student Of The Year' in 2012, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Siddharth Malhotra have reportedly shifted their adobe to a same locality.
According to a leading daily, the co-stars turned friends have coincidentally taken up houses in Juhu, which are also not too far from each others, reports Pinkvilla.
The reports further stated that the 'Baar Baar Dekho' star wanted a house that has more space so that his parents, brother and sister-in-law could come over and live for longer duration. So he, after consulting his parents zeroed on a semi-furnished property.
The 'Highway' actress will soon move to her own place in Juhu along with sister Shaheen.
New Delhi [India], Sept. 27 : Though Aamir Khan's next biographical sports drama 'Dangal' is still three months away from its release, B-town's Mr. Perfectionist has already chosen an innovative way to kick off the promotions.
According to a leading daily, veteran actress Shabhana Azmi was recently spotted attending a screening of the movie on her birthday and rumour mills suggest it is Aamir's new promotional tactics, reports Pinkvilla.
In addition to it, there are reports that the 51-year-old star has been organizing screenings of the movie for a few selected guests to ask for their opinion.
The move is owing to good word of mouth leading to positive publicity of ' Dangal.'
Directed by Nitesh Tiwari, the movie will release on December 23. (ANI)
Cotton on MCX settled up by 0.25% at 20280 tracking firmness in spot demand despite government estimated higher production estimates for 2016-17. Despite lower area coverage, higher productivity of Cotton has resulted in to higher production of 32.12 million bales (of 170 kg each) as compared to 30.15 million bales during 2015-16. Arrivals are expected to pick up in coming days as harvesting has started in Punjab and Haryana and some part of central region too. However, USDA slashed India's exports for 2016-17 to 3.90 million bales as compared to 4.20 million bales previous estimates. Meanwhile, Global cotton production forecast for 2016-17 jumped to 102.47 million bales compared to previous month's estimates of 101.58 million bales.
Cardamom on MCX settled up by 1.64% at 1147.4 amid slackened domestic as well as exports demand in the spot market. Further, ample stocks position on higher supplies from producing belts too fuelled the downtrend. However downside seen limited because of hopes of increased buying support amid reports of fall in output. Report of lower output in Guatemala may support the prices in the coming week. There were almost no rains for nearly 6 months in Kerala and other producing states, which hit the plantations. Lack of rains not only hit the output but also delayed the arrivals. India exported 1,150 ton cardamom during Apr-Jun up 25% on year. Total arrivals during the season from Aug 1 to Sep 3 were at 2,110 ton and sales were at 1,937 ton.
Mustard Seed on NCDEX settled down by -1.53% at 4626 due to strong kharif oilseeds production in the current year.Total production of kharif oilseeds in the country is estimated at 23.36 million tonnes which is significantly higher than the production of 16.59 million tonnes during 2015-16. This year production of Kharif oilseed is also higher by 2.33 million tonnes than the average production of last five years. Moreover, reports of timely rains relieve EU rapeseed crops after dry weather during sowing. The country's production of rapeseed, is expected to rise 6.3 mt, up 12.5 % from a year earlier. The demand for mustard may pickup in physical market. The Oct'16 contract ended 1.09% down to settle at Rs. 4,722/quintal.
Maize on NCDEX settled up by 0.45% at 1561 due to supply crunch and increase in demand in some pockets. The corn market faced pressure from China's move to slap anti-dumping duties on U.S. animal feed ingredient distillers' dried grains amid an intensifying spat between the world's two largest economies over agricultural trade. As per IBIS data, India exported 821 MT maize during the week ended 18th September’ 16 against 726 MT previous week ending 11th September’ 16. Maize has been exported at an average FoB of $260.26 / MT. Indian maize is exported mainly to Nepal mainly through Raxul LCS. At Khanna market in Punjab sources reported arrivals at 4500 Quintal, down by 1500 Quintal as against previous day.
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