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Michael Ferreira

Michael Ferreira

Former multiple world champion and Padma Bhushan awardee

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Christmas in Bandra today and in the past

Christmas in Bandra today and in the past

When it comes to Christmas, there’s no better place in which to celebrate it than Bandra, the capital of the East Indian community... [Read More]

21 December,2023 08:07 PM IST | Mumbai | Michael Ferreira
Sania Mirza has the attitude of a champion: Michael Ferreira

Sania Mirza has the attitude of a champion: Michael Ferreira

US Open women's doubles champion Sania Mirza's approach is like a high-powered shell, catching you square between the eyes, writes former world billiards champion Michael Ferreira... [Read More]

20 September,2015 07:35 AM IST | | Michael Ferreira
Why are champions of non-Olympic sports not treated equally?

Why are champions of non-Olympic sports not treated equally?

That's what champions of non-Olympic sports seem to be regarded as, with the Indian government support, funding and focus only concentrated on Olympic sports, writes Michael Ferreira... [Read More]

15 May,2015 08:38 AM IST | | Michael Ferreira
Michael Ferreira Column: Let us not get high on politics

Michael Ferreira Column: Let us not get high on politics

Why impose a liquor ban for one day, and not on all holy days or, indeed, the entire year?... [Read More]

23 December,2015 03:21 PM IST | | Michael Ferreira
Bharat Ratna: What about Vishy Anand?

Bharat Ratna: What about Vishy Anand?

The Bharat Ratna was originally meant to honour achievement in politics, literature, the arts and social service. Sachin Tendulkar deserves consideration for the honour, his alleged failure as a captain notwithstanding. However, has anyone spared a thought for Viswanathan Anand, a four-time world chess champion?... [Read More]

17 December,2011 06:13 AM IST | | Michael Ferreira
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In Pics: London Lord Mayor meets CM Eknath Shinde

In Pics: London Lord Mayor meets CM Eknath Shinde

London Lord Mayor Michael Mainelli has proposed to name an artificial intelligence (AI) centre in the UK capital after Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, an official said on Friday. Pics/CMO Maharashtra/File... [Read More]

16 February,2024 02:50 PM IST
Donald Trump returns to civil fraud trial, witness Michael Cohen absent

Donald Trump returns to civil fraud trial, witness Michael Cohen absent

Former President Donald Trump has made a comeback to a civil fraud trial in New York City that could have significant implications for his real estate business. Trump had previously attended the trial`s initial three days from October 2 to 4. Pics/AFP... [Read More]

17 October,2023 11:01 PM IST
Michael Jackson Birth Anniversary 2023: Life through pictures

Michael Jackson Birth Anniversary 2023: Life through pictures

Michael Jackson Birth Anniversary 2023: Known as the `King of Pop`, he has a journey that saw extreme success and traumatic hardships. After an abusive childhood, he emerged victorious in life with his countless achievements. Michael would have turned 65 years old on August 29. Here`s looking at his journey from childhood to performing on stage through pictures... [Read More]

28 August,2023 10:50 PM IST
Shah Rukh Khan stands with women, Sara Ali Khan's date with Shubman Gill

Shah Rukh Khan stands with women, Sara Ali Khan's date with Shubman Gill

Actress Sara Ali Khan and cricketer Shubman Gill took over top trends on Twitter on Tuesday morning after a picture of them having dinner together at a reaturant went viral. SRK revives his scholarship aimed at recognising Indian female researchers’ achievements; winner to be felicitated by superstar by year-end. Irrfan Khan`s son Babil Khan set for debut with period film `Qala.` Farah Khan shares a throwback pic with her guru Michael Jackson. ... [Read More]

30 August,2022 05:55 PM IST
Warne funeral: Family, McGrath, Clarke, Waugh bid farewell to spin legend

Warne funeral: Family, McGrath, Clarke, Waugh bid farewell to spin legend

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan, Australian stars Glenn McGrath, Merv Hughes, Ian Healy and Mark Waugh were among a group of Shane Warne`s former teammates at a private event to bid farewell to the cricketing great, who died earlier this month in Thailand. Pics/ AFP... [Read More]

20 March,2022 12:55 PM IST
IN PHOTOS: Top US naval commander, Indian Navy chief discuss maritime security

IN PHOTOS: Top US naval commander, Indian Navy chief discuss maritime security

On October 12, Chief of US naval operations Admiral Michael Gilday held extensive talks with Indian Navy chief Admiral Karambir Singh with a focus on boosting overall bilateral maritime security cooperation in the backdrop of growing Chinese muscle-flexing in key waterways including in the Indo-Pacific. Pics/AFP... [Read More]

13 October,2021 08:30 PM IST
Michael Jackson Birth Anniversary 2023: Looking back on some memorable concerts

Michael Jackson Birth Anniversary 2023: Looking back on some memorable concerts

Michael Jackson, often referred to as the `King of Pop`, in his signature shiny clothes, fedora hat and gloves, enthralled audiences across the globe. On his birth anniversary, we take a trip down memory lane to remember some of his legendary concerts.... [Read More]

25 June,2021 10:57 AM IST
Throwback: Hottest WWE superstars at SummerSlam over the years

Throwback: Hottest WWE superstars at SummerSlam over the years

The 33rd annual event of the biggest event of the summer - WWE SummerSlam, is all ready to take place on August 23 at the Amway Center in Florida, U.S. Today, we travel back in time to take show you some of the hottest WWE superstars over the years, who graced SummerSlam. Pictures Courtesy/ WWE... [Read More]

22 August,2020 08:00 AM IST
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Christmas 2023: Why this Santa Claus from Mumbai no longer celebrates Christmas?

Christmas 2023: Why this Santa Claus from Mumbai no longer celebrates Christmas?

It’s time for Christmas 2023! People around the world wait for this time of the year when their beloved Santa Claus showers them with gifts and joy. Willy Black of Khotachiwadi has played Santa for years in Mumbai’s beloved tourist hotspot Khotachiwadi! But since the last few years, his spirit has been dampened and Khotachiwadi doesn`t see his Santa spirit anymore. The reason? One of Mumbai’s most famous tourist hotspots - Khotachiwadi is paying the price for being a heritage marvel. Tourists have been trespassing on residents` households and incidents of theft and accidents have pretty common in once-a-quiet village. Once Willy’s songs attracted crowds from far and wide and he welcomed guests with open arms to a display of his cherished belongings! But today, Willy keeps his doors shut for all that he has got in return is damage to his property! The greatest Christmas present for this Santa of Khotachiwadi would be to see his Khotachiwadi as peaceful, safe and serene as it used to be!... [Read More]

21 December,2023 11:14 AM IST
Michael Kors Christmas Dinner Bash: Anushka Sen & Team Archies spotted at event

Michael Kors Christmas Dinner Bash: Anushka Sen & Team Archies spotted at event

Anushka Sen and The Archies team brought their radiant presence to Michael Kors` star-studded Christmas dinner creating a memorable Christmas gathering. The celebrities appeared in their stylish best at the event. The festive evening was filled with glamour, and style as they joined the celebration hosted by the global fashion icon. The exclusive and intimate Christmas Dinner event was a perfect blend of fashion and festivities.... [Read More]

14 December,2023 06:32 PM IST
American Actor Michael Douglas's Wife Catherine Zeta-Jones Praises The Lunch Box

American Actor Michael Douglas's Wife Catherine Zeta-Jones Praises The Lunch Box

54th IFFI: American Actor & Producer Michael Douglas on November 27 was conferred the Satyajit Ray Excellence in Film Lifetime Award at the 54th IFFI. His wife and Actor Catherine Zeta-Jones and son Dylan Douglas also attended the grand event. Both, Michael and Catherine lauded Indian Cinema and its rich history.“It is always a pleasure to be in India...We are looking forward to our time in the South…Well, the Festival is ending tomorrow. We are here at the end of the festival but I think it is so exciting. It is an international festival. You have over 78 countries represented here...You have a big history here in India, with the movies..." said Michael Douglas.  "...I love the country and the people so very much...My children were brought up watching `Om Shanti Om` on a loop...There are so many great movies that I have been able to watch...A movie that I love is `The Lunchbox`. It was one of my favorite movies and it still is one of my favorite movies of all time. It touched me, it was so well acted, so well directed..." said Welsh Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones. ... [Read More]

28 November,2023 03:05 PM IST
Tiger Shroff: I Have My Identity Because Of Bruce Lee, Michael Jackson | Ganpath

Tiger Shroff: I Have My Identity Because Of Bruce Lee, Michael Jackson | Ganpath

Tiger Shroff expressed his sadness on not being able to share the screen space with Amitabh Bachchan for Ganpath. While the media asked Tiger about dance and action sequences from `Ganpath`, Tiger added that he has his identity today as an actor only because of Bruce Lee and Michael Jackson whom he takes as his idol. Tiger talked about how different his upcoming film `Ganpath` is. Watch the full video for more!... [Read More]

17 October,2023 08:00 PM IST
Sreejita De Recalls Her First Date With Her Fiance Michael

Sreejita De Recalls Her First Date With Her Fiance Michael

Find out all about Sreejita De`s journey from Haldia to Mumbai as she recalls her first home in the city, her debut show, her first date with her fiance Michael and much more on Mumbai Meri Jaan.  ... [Read More]

18 March,2023 08:51 PM IST
Sreejita De Shares A Scary Incident Involving Her Dog Franny

Sreejita De Shares A Scary Incident Involving Her Dog Franny

Bigg Boss 16` contestant and actress Sreejita De introduces fans to her pets Franny and Casper. Find out all about how they entered her life, their rapport with her fiance Michael and much more!... [Read More]

09 March,2023 09:07 PM IST
Sreejita De on Tina Datta's mom mistaking her for her daughter | Bigg Boss 16

Sreejita De on Tina Datta's mom mistaking her for her daughter | Bigg Boss 16

Sreejita De who has exited the `Bigg Boss 16` house for the second time, got into a conversation with mid-day com. Watch her speak about why she got emotional when Tina Datta`s mother hugged her, Shalin Bhanot`s fake reality, her choice of winner and much more! #SreejitaDe #TinaDatta #BiggBoss16... [Read More]

15 January,2023 03:03 PM IST
S Jaishankar On Russia and Ukraine Conflict

S Jaishankar On Russia and Ukraine Conflict

Amid the escalating global tension over the Russia and Ukraine conflict, External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar divulged the intricacies of diplomacy, to “keep communication lines open” during hostilities between nations... [Read More]

12 October,2022 02:16 PM IST
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