Although kings were known to be big hunters, royal families could have played a major role in wildlife conservation had they been given powers by the Indian government, says one of the members of the erstwhile royal Pataudi family of Bhopal.
Madhya Pradesh High Court has granted one week's time to the family of the late cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi to submit evidence regarding the claim that the land acquired for the VIP Road here belonged to them.
A motivational book about top Indian sportspersons who overcame disability and adversity to become champions, and co-authored by former international shuttler Sanjay Sharma, was launched by former Test cricketer Rahul Dravid at suburban Khar Gymkhana here on Friday.
The chhote Nawab of Bollywood, Saif Ali Khan is currently in the middle of deciding on a movie which apparently will be based on the life and times of his father, the great Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, reportedly.
Rahul Dravid and Sharmila Tagore, wife of the late Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, today launched a book on the former India captain titled `Pataudi: Nawab of Cricket`, at the Jaipur Literature Festival here.
An emotional plea by actress Sharmila Tagore to name the India-England cricket series in honour of her late husband Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was today turned down by the BCCI which said it could not change the name of series played under the name of its first secretary since 1951.
ICC President Sharad Pawar on Friday paid tribute to late former India skipper Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, saying that he was one of the "greatest, most charismatic and flamboyant captains" to lead the country`s cricket team.