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PMO ignored Dhyan Chand to confer Sachin Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna?

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 12:55

Late Major Dhyan Chand was robbed of the honour to become the first sportsperson to get the Bharat Ratna because the Prime Minister`s Office had stopped following up on the hockey wizard`s recommendation from the sports ministry.

Oscars 2014: Pink pays tribute to 75 years of `Wizard Of Oz`

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 11:12

Singer Pink regaled the celebrity-studded audience at the Dolby Theatre as she paid a tribute to the 1939 musical fantasy film `The Wizard Of Oz` at the 86th Academy Awards here Sunday.

Ruth Robinson Duccini dies at 95

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 16:19

Ruth Robinson Duccini, who played a Munchkins in 1939 classic musical `The Wizard of Oz`, passed away. She was 95.

Government considering Bharat Ratna for Dhyan Chand: Jitendra

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 03, 2013, 20:57

Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that the government was mulling over conferring the Bharat Ratna on hockey wizard Dhyan Chand for his contribution to the game and sports in general in the country.

Viswanathan Anand seeks sixth title as World Chess Championship begins today

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 15:39

Billed as the most high-profile clash in chess history in more than 40 years between defending champion Viswanathan Anand and challenger Magnus Carlsen of Norway, the World Chess Championship match begins from Saturday with the experts divided over who will walk away with the coveted title.

World Chess Championship: Viswanathan Anand to open with black pieces

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 14:04

Defending champion Viswanathan Anand will start his campaign with black pieces against Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first game of the 12-round World Chess Championship on Saturday.

Dhyan Chand`s 118th birth anniversary marked

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 11:20

It was Dhyan Chand’s 118th birth anniversary yesterday, i.e. August 29. He is a legend, who helped India win three Olympic Gold medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936.

Graphic biography on Dhyan Chand launched

Last Updated: Thursday, August 29, 2013, 19:39

The venue that bears his name on Thursday aptly played host to the launch of Dhyan Chand`s graphic biography, which will transport the readers to the good old days of Indian hockey when the wizard would rule the world with his sorcery.

Dhyan Chand is already India’s Ratna

Last Updated: Friday, August 09, 2013, 16:48

High time to give Dhyan Chand his due credit.

Wizard of Oz` munchkin Margaret Pellegrini dies

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 17:09

Margaret Pellegrini, one of the few surviving Munchkins from the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz", has died. She was 89.

‘Sound of Music’, ‘The Wizard of Oz’ costumes fetch $1.56m at auction

Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 19:02

Costumes from the `Sound of Music` and the `The Wizard of Oz` have been sold for a whopping 1.56 million dollars in a Hollywood memorabilia auction.

`Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead` goes up in music charts

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 09:24

A song titled `Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead` from the 1939 musical `The Wizard of Oz` is moving up the singles chart in Britain, following the death of Margaret Thatcher.