Vasco: Defending champions and table-toppers Mohun Bagan will be the outright favourites when they take on laggards Salgaocar FC in an I-League match here on Saturday.
Unbeaten so far, Bagan have 18 points after eight matches (5 wins and 3 draws). Salgaocar, on the other hand, are second from bottom with one win, two draws and five losses.
Given the form that Bagan have displayed so far, it would be a tough task for Salgaocar to upstage the Kolkata giants despite playing them on home turf.
New Delhi, Feb. 27 : While the tinsel town was bubbling up with the fizz of Sooraj Pancholi's romance with Pakistani actress Mawra Hocane, the actor has tagged it as false news.
The 25-year-old actor took to his Twitter handle and addressed the rumours on his alleged romance with the 'Sanam Teri Kasam' star.
He wrote, "These rumors about @MawraHocane and me are false! Don't know how some people get such random thoughts .."
New Delhi, Feb. 27 : After being announced tax-free in Maharashtra and Gujurat, Sonam Kapoor starrer 'Neerja' is now tax-free in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh as well.
The 30-year-old actress recently took to her Twitter handle and announced the news by writing, #Neerja is tax free in #uttarpradesh! thank you @yadavakhilesh sir! Thank you for doing this.. We feel so blessed!"
The `Prem Ratan Dhan Payo` actress thanked Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Admi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal for making Ram Madhvani's directorial tax free in Delhi as well.
New Delhi, Feb. 27 : The wait is over as the release date of Priyanka Chopra's much awaited Hollywood debut ' Baywatch' has been announced.
Hiram Garcia, from the film's production, took to his Twitter and announced the news.
He wrote, "Lining up our next big #BAYWATCH shot. Not a cloud in the sky and the weather is perfect. Let's roll! #May192017."
The film's principal photography has already begun and the movie will be shot in Miami and Savannah.
Dhaka, Feb. 27 : India will take on arch rival Pakistan in the Asia Cup T20 series at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka today.
Both nations will Pakistan take to the field together for the first time since the last World T20 in 2014 and all eyes are bound to be on the thrilling encounter.
India-Pakistan showdowns usually draw hundreds of millions of television viewers, making it the biggest box office attraction in the sport.
New Delhi, Feb.26 : The Australian Sports Commission and Victoria University have joined forces with India in order to strengthen sporting capabilities between both the countries.
A delegation, led by Professor Hans Westerbeek, Dean of the College of Sport and Exercise Science at Victoria University, will explore potential partnerships with government and business in sports administration, training, sport sciences and education.
Australian Sports Commission and Australian Institute of Sport representatives will participate in a sports hackathon with Zone Startups in Mumbai.
Washington, Feb 26 : US President Barack Obama once again renewed his call for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, saying there is no alternative to his removal.
Obama also called on Russia and the Syrian government to honour a negotiated ceasefire in the war-torn country, warning Moscow and Damascus that the "world will be watching," a report in Daily Mail said.
Obama made the remarks after holding a rare meeting with his national security team at the State Department on Thursday, a day before the cessation of hostilities was due to come into force. The ceasefire for Syria is set to take effect at midnight Friday.
Mumbai: Filmmaker Prakash Jha says he is uncertain if Bollywood star Katrina Kaif will be a part of his forthcoming film 'Rajneeti 2'.
Jha said even though he would want the 'Fitoor' actress to feature in the film, nothing is confirmed yet as the movie is in its initial stage.
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is recovering from a mild ailment which laid him low, says he has undergone some medical tests.
The 73-year-old took to Twitter to give his well-wishers an update on his health.
"Begging apology again tonight... I have had some medical tests and need to rest. Ok? so see ya later," he tweeted.
Amitabh, who was last seen on action thriller film 'Wazir' by director Bejoy Nambiar, will next be seen in debutant director Ribhu Dasgupta's 'Te3N'.
'TE3N' will also feature actors Vidya Balan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in pivotal roles.(IANS)
Mirpur, Feb. 26 : Sri Lanka T20 skipper Lasith Malinga has hinted that he might call curtains to his illustrious international career at the end of next month's World T20 to be played in India.
Malinga's comments came after helping his side to a thrilling 14-run win over the United Arab Emirates in the second match of the Asia Cup at Shere Bangla National Stadium on Thursday.
The 32-year-old, who made a comeback with Asia Cup, had not played for his side since November last year due to a knee injury.
New Delhi, Feb. 26 : Bollywood's Dabangg Salman Khan just fulfilled the wish of his fans, who were ready to do anything just to get clicked with him.
The 50-year-old actor was spotted posing for pictures with his fans in Dubai.
His fans were all smiles after getting photographed with the Bollywood's most handsome bachelor.
Interestingly, Salman was reportedly spotted with Iulia Vantur, holidaying in Dubai. The two have never been very vocal about their relationship.
Salman will be soon seen in the upcoming sports-drama `Sultan,` which also features Anushka Sharma. (ANI)
Washington, D. C., Feb. 26 : If sources are to be believed, then Justin Bieber and his crew were not the cause of the fight, which took place at Tape club in London.
According to previous reports, the 21-year-old singer's pals started the fight and in the wake of the incident, the singer left the club, TMZ. com reports.
Los Angeles: The release date of Indian actress Priyanka Chopra's Hollywood debut 'Baywatch' has been set as May 19, 2017. The film's principal photography has already begun, Paramount Pictures has announced.
The American studio made the announcement on Friday via a statement, adding that the movie will be shot in Miami and Savannah.
'Baywatch' is the film version of the popular 1990s TV series of the same name. And Priyanka, who has garnered success on the international fiction TV space with 'Quantico', will be seen in a negative role in the movie.
Ranchi, Feb. 26 : Ekta Bisht grabbed a three-wicket haul to help the Indian women's cricket team crush Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the final T20 to clinch the three-match series 3-0 here at JSCA International Stadium Complex on Friday.
Opting to bat first, Sri Lanka had a stuttering start as opener Oshadi Ranasinghe was dismissed for a duck before opener Chamari Atapattu contributed significant 22 in her side's innings.
The tourists struggled to face India's attack and were restricted to mere 89-run target within their allotted 20 overs.
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