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10 hours ago
'Kick' - Salman Khan, Sajid Nadiadwala kick up a storm

Film: Kick; Cast: Salman Khan, Randeep Hooda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Jacqueline Fernandez; Director: Sajid Nadiadwala; Rating: **** Kick toh banta hai, boss! The number of times the word 'kick' kicks into this heady cocktail of comedy and action, you'd think there's no word in the dictionary that gives our hero a greater kick than...well, kick. So, brace yourself for a hero who ...

13 hours ago
Poland cancels cultural project with Russia

Warsaw, July 25 (IANS) The Polish government Thursday announced that it has cancelled plans for celebrating Poland Year in Russia and Russia Year in Poland, a cultural project planned for 2015. The decision was taken by the government but both Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski and Culture Minister Malgorzata Omilanowska agreed that in the light of the current political situation and of ...

3 days ago
Bolt will be back on track in Glasgow

Kingston (Jamaica), July 22 (IANS/CMC) Sprint superstar Usain Bolt is set to return to the tracks next month after injury concerns slowed his return this season. Bolt, who has not been seen in competition all season, is set to compete in four events starting with an appearance at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow next month, reports CMC. The Jamaican athlete, the fastest man on earth...

4 days ago
Car runs into tourists in Poland, 22 injured

Warsaw, July 21 (IANS) Twenty-two individuals were injured after a Honda car ran into a group of tourists in Polish seaside resort of Sopot, Xinhua reported Sunday. The incident occurred Saturday midnight as the car first entered the promenade, then ran into the wooden pier and turned back, a media report said. Three suffered serious injuries to the limbs or on skull and face. The d...

16 days ago
Two killed in mid-air plane collision in Poland

Warsaw, July 9 (IANS) Two people were killed and two injured in a mid-air collision of two light aircraft near Radom, central Poland, Wednesday. The crash took place around noon, Xinhua reported citing Polish media. One of the aircraft crash-landed in the small town of Jedlinsk and went up in flames. Its two injured passengers were given help and rescued. The other plane was f...

19 days ago
11 killed in plane crash in Poland

Warsaw, July 6 (IANS) Eleven people died in a plane crash Saturday afternoon in Topolow, near Czestochowa, in southern Poland, authorities said. Only one person survived the crash of the private airplane belonging to a parachuting school close to Czestochowa, some 207 km southwest of Warsaw, Xinhua reported citing a fire services official. Eleven parachutists and a pilot were on boar...

29 days ago
Polish PM asks parliament for vote of confidence

Warsaw, June 26 (IANS) Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk Wednesday asked the Sejm (lower house of parliament) for a vote of confidence for his government. He told MPs that Poland's interests could be jeopardised by the leaked tapes scandal, in which several government ministers' private, and sometimes compromising, conversations were illegally recorded and the tapes released to a Polish wee...

1 month ago
'Processed red meat raises heart failure risk in men'

Washington, June 13 (IANS) Love ham or salami for your breakfast daily? Better cut down the intake for the health of your heart. An alarming research indicates that men who regularly eat moderate amounts of processed red meat such as cold cuts (ham/salami), sausage, bacon and hot dogs are at higher risk of heart failure and death. Processed meats are preserved by smoking, curing, sal...

1 month ago
Obama meets Ukraine's president-elect in Warsaw

Warsaw, June 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama met Ukrainian President-elect Petro Poroshenko in the Polish capital city Wednesday. It was Obama's first meeting with Poroshenko, who was elected president of Ukraine May 25 and will be officially sworn-in June 7, Xinhua reported. The US president said he discussed a plan of bringing back peace and economic growth to Ukraine with Poros...

1 month ago
Obama condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine

Warsaw (Poland), June 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has condemned Russian aggression in Ukraine, BBC reported Wednesday. How can we allow the dark tactics of the 20th Century to define the 21st, Obama said here. While speaking in Poland's capital city of Warsaw to mark 25 years since the fall of communism in Poland, he hailed Polish democracy as a beacon for neighbouring Ukrain...

1 month ago
Komorowski, Obama meet with European leaders

Warsaw, June 4 (IANS) A meeting of the presidents of Poland and the US -- Bronislaw Komorowski and Barack Obama -- with Central and Eastern European countries' leaders was held Tuesday at the presidential palace in Warsaw. The leaders discussed the Ukrainian crisis, ties with Russia and security in the region, as well as energy security, Xinhua quoted the president's chancellery as saying...

1 month ago
Obama reaffirms US security commitment to Central, Eastern Europe

Warsaw, June 3 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday said that his country would honour its commitment to the security of Central and Eastern European nations. Our commitment to Poland's security as well as the security of our allies in Central and Eastern Europe is a cornerstone of our own security, Xinhua cited Obama as saying Tuesday. Obama inspected a joint unit of US and Poli...

1 month ago
Forget speed, this device can detect alcohol in moving cars

New York, June 3 (IANS) Breath alcohol testers or breathalysers that traffic police use to check your bubbly quotient when you drive can soon be things of the past. No, don't feel excited yet. A laser device that can detect alcohol in moving cars has been developed. It 'senses' the presence of alcohol vapour in cars and alerts the cops waiting at the next corner to nab you. We have d...

1 month ago
Ayhika wins Polish Junior and Cadet Open

Warsaw, May 30 (IANS) Ayhika Mukherjee, the Slovak Open winner last week, collected her second successive ITTF Junior Circuit girls' singles title when she defeated Germany's Alena Lemmer, the No.6 seed, 4-2 (10-12, 12-10, 11-4, 6-11, 11-9, 16-14) at the Polish Junior and Cadet Open. The 16-year-old who was seeded 10 here at Wladyslawowo (Poland), emerged as a surprise winner Thursday night...

2 months ago
Bolt to run in Poland for first time

Kingston (Jamaica), May 24 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt will run in Poland for the first time when he competes in the fifth edition of the Kamila Skolimowska Memorial in August. The reigning World and Olympic double sprint champion will join some of Poland's finest athletes for the Aug 23 meet, including two-time Olympic shot put champion Tomasz Majewski and world hammer silve...

2 months ago
Russia, Ukraine agree on normal gas transit until May end

Warsaw, May 3 - EU energy commissioner, energy ministers from Russia and Ukraine agreed that gas transit to Ukraine would not suffer in any way until the end of May. EU's Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger, Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Ukraine's Energy Minister Jurij Prodan met here Friday to discuss the Russia-Ukraine gas crisis, Xinhua reported Oettinger stated...

2 months ago
Nadiadwala wraps up Poland schedule of 'Kick'

Warsaw, April 29 - Bollywood filmmaker Sajid Nadiadwala Monday wrapped up the Poland schedule of his directorial debut Kick. The two-week schedule saw Nadiadwala canning the action-oriented climax with lead actors Salman Khan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Randeep Hooda. Kick has daredevil action, the hallmark of Salman's films these days. For instance, the Bollywood superstar had to jump...

3 months ago
More and more Bollywood producers should opt for Poland: Salman

Warsaw, April 24 - It was mere destiny that superstar Salman Khan flew here to shoot his upcoming film Kick. Impressed with the scenic locales, he said he would like to come here to unwind and also hoped that Indian filmmakers will explore the facilities that the country offers. Had the British authorities not refused me the necessary visa, the original shooting would have been done in Lond...

3 months ago
Nadiadwala to host big bash to celebrate twin successes

Mumbai, April 23 - Producer Sajid Nadiadwala, who is in Warsaw shooting with Salman Khan for his directorial debut Kick, is kicked by the opening reports of his new production 2 States. He now plans a very big celebration bash for the twin successes this year of his Highway and 2 States. Speaking from Warsaw Nadiadwala said, By the grace of god this has so far been a fantastic year f...

3 months ago
Salman Khan frenzy hits Warsaw

Warsaw, April 22 - From being followed by fans everywhere to getting wide media coverage - the filming of Bollywood film Kick, which stars Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles, has generated frenzy in the Polish capital. Director Sajid Nadiadwala, who is shooting the film's climax here, had no inkling people would react like that when he parked himself in the city for the ...

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