Jewellery

Indian royal jewel collection fetches $109 million at Christie’s auction

The sale also included an antique 33-diamond necklace once owned by the Nizams of Hyderabad, which sold for nearly $2.41 million (Rs 17 crore), Christie’s announced on Twitter.(HT Photo) A “once-in-a-lifetime” collection of royal Indian jewellery fetched over $109 million in the United States, with a 17-carat Golconda diamond, a ceremonial sword of the Nizams […]

Jewellery

Rs 4 cr jewels robbed in Patna heist

Officials said that the accused likely did a recce of the place before carrying out the heist.(HT Photo) In a daring daylight robbery, a gang of 10-12 armed men raided a well-known jewellery shop here on Friday afternoon and decamped with diamond and gold ornaments worth Rs 4 crore. The robbers also took away the […]

Game

No six pack but Lasith Malinga still a big-game hunter, says Mahela Jayawardene

Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga gestures on the field as Sri Lanka’s players celebrate their win.(AFP) Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene praised Lasith Malinga for his ability to step up in big games after the paceman inspired his country’s shock World Cup win over England. Malinga returned figures of four for 43 to help Sri […]

Game

Indian show blatantly copies Game of Thrones’ Arya-Night King scene, internet facepalms. See reactions, watch comparison

A comparison of the scenes in question from Aladdin and Game of Thrones. An Indian TV show called Aladdin – Naam Toh Suna Hoga has been accused of plagiarising a key scene from the final season of HBO’s Game of Thrones. The scene in question involves a man stabbing a skeleton by switching hands at the […]

Game

Women’s T20 moves closer to Commonwealth Games spot

Trailblazers captain Smriti Mandhana bats during the VIVO Women T20 Challenge match against Supernovas, at SMS Stadium, in Jaipur, Monday, May 6,2019.(PTI Photo)(PTI5_6_2019_000286B)(PTI) Women’s Twenty20 cricket moved a step closer on Thursday to featuring in the 2022 Commonwealth Games after being nominated by organisers for its potential inclusion in Birmingham. The decision needs to be […]

Game

World electronic gaming revenues to generate $152.1 billion in 2019: Report

Facebook Inc is launching its own games through its Facebook, WhatsApp Inc and Messenger apps.(REUTERS) The global video and electronic games market will generate $152.1 billion in 2019, up 9.6% over last year as gaming morphs into content and communication, according to a report by gaming analytics firm Newzoo on Tuesday. It is “the complete […]

Game

Indian PC gaming ecosystem set to ‘explode’, says HP’s Vickram Bedi

LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 12: A gaming fan plays during E3 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 12, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (AFP) Gaming has lately come of age in India – breaking the social tolerance barrier – and once you experience it on smartphones, you will crave a bigger […]

Game

Game Over movie review: Taapsee Pannu tries her best in this slasher film with three climaxes

Game Over movie review: This one could have easily been a smart film but it is not. Game Over Director: Ashwin Saravanan Cast: Taapsee Pannu, Parvathi T Rating: 2.5 I didn’t walk into Game Over expecting a Red Dead Redemption II poster in the heroine’s bedroom. The 2018 game is a moral struggle set around the fading of […]

fitness

What to eat before, during and after workout

Washington DC [USA]: While we all know that an intense workout can help you lose the right amount of weight, what you eat before, during and after you exercise plays a huge role in your fitness regime. The right kind of food can make or break a workout routine and possibly affect the desired results. So what […]

fitness

French Open: Uncertainty over Serena fitness, Osaka form at Roland Garros

File Photo: Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates a point against Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova.(REUTERS) Serena Williams heads into this year’s French Open as an outsider for a Grand Slam title for possibly the first time in 20 years, with questions surrounding her fitness after a poor start to the season, while Naomi Osaka looks […]