• Features that the Amazon phone might offer: 3D interface, multiple front cameras and more 10 minutes ago

    New York: A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer. Amazon hasn't confirmed that it has plans for a smartphone. Introducing such a device would be...
  • No funds to fight polls, Congress nominees in the lurch in Tamil Nadu 16 minutes ago

    At a time when the Dravidian majors, AIADMK and DMK, are campaigning intensely in as many ways as possible, including roping in film stars, the Congress campaign is lacklustre in Tamil Nadu as the party is bereft of allies and its candidates short of funds to run the show. With...
  • Bodies found floating inside sunken South Korean ferry 26 minutes ago

    Jindo/Mokpo: Angry relatives of more than 200 people, mostly children, missing inside a sunken South Korea ferry demanded authorities act now to raise the vessel and hit out at officials, including the country's president, as hopes of finding survivors faded. Divers saw three bodies floating through a window of a...
  • Doha Bank to purchase HSBC Bank Oman business in India 42 minutes ago

    Qatar-based Doha Bank has entered into an agreement with HSBC Bank Oman to purchase the latter's banking business in India. HSBC Bank Oman is an indirect 51 per cent owned subsidiary of HSBC Holdings plc. Chairman of Board of Directors of Doha Bank, Sheikh Fahad Bin Mohamed Bin Jabor Al...
  • My name was changed from Alka Gujjar to Alka Singh to avoid controversy ahead of the elections: 'Revolver Rani' Kangana Ranaut 46 minutes ago

    Kangana Ranaut is one of those few actresses who bares her heart and speaks the truth in interviews. The too-good-to-be true demeanour that she displays in all her interviews was pretty evident when she recently came for 'Revolver Rani' promotion in the capital. The 27-year-old is not wary of giving...
  • SP supremo Mulayam Singh addresses rally in Akbarpur 48 minutes ago

    SP supremo Mulayam Singh addresses rally in Akbarpur, Kanpur Dehat, on Saturday. The Election Commission (EC) had on Friday issued a show cause notice to Mulayam Singh for allegedly threatening school teachers appointed on contract by Uttar Pradesh government to either vote for his party in Lok Sabha polls or...
  • Ozzy Osbourne, Lady Gaga top most misheard song lyrics list 49 minutes ago

    London: Singers Ozzy Osbourne and Lady Gaga are among the artists whose lyrics British fans struggle to understand, according to a new study. Research conducted by Blinkbox aimed to uncover the most commonly misheard lyrics in pop and the artists hardest to understand, reported Digital Spy. Osbourne topped the poll...
  • If you saw someone being abused, will you help? Indian public reaction to racial abuse of a student from the North-East caught on hidden camera 53 minutes ago

    Cases of racial abuse in India have picked up in the last few years. People from the north-eastern states have found themselves ridiculed and harassed in public just because they look different. They have been subject to atrocious words describing their features. Although using some of these words is punishable...
  • Kangana Ranaut visits Noida to promote her upcoming movie 53 minutes ago

    Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Friday visited Noida to promote her upcoming movie 'Revolver Rani'. 'Revolver Rani', an upcoming Hindi comedy drama starring Kangana Ranaut and Vir Das in leading roles, is directed by Sai Kabir. The film is presented by Wave Cinemas. During her visit to Wave Cinemas at...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews '2 states' and 'Transcendence' 54 minutes ago

    Rajeev Masand reviews Arjun Kapoor-Alia Bhatt starrer '2 states' and Johnny Depp-Rebecca Hall starrer 'Transcendence' in this episode of Now Showing. Also watch the interview with the cast of the film 'Transcendence. ...
  • SP defends Mulayam's threat to teachers, says EC must rethink 59 minutes ago

    Lucknow: The Samajwadi Party has defended its chief Mulayam Singh Yadav after the Election Commission issued a show cause notice to him for allegedly threatening contractual government teachers in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh. The party now claims that the statement was made in jest and that the EC should reconsider...
  • FIR registered against 2 private schools for increasing fee 1 hourNow

    District administration have registered an FIR against two well-known private schools of Ghaziabad after they increased fee without seeking prior permission from a committee constituted to look into the matter. District Magistrate SVS Ranga Rao on Thursday imposed Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) in the district owing...
  • IPL 7: Learning a lot from mentor Rahul Dravid, says Rajat Bhatia 1 hour 21 minutes ago

    Having played a key part in Rajasthan Royals' opening win in the seventh edition of IPL, allrounder Rajat Bhatia says he is relishing the prospect of shouldering a "more responsible" role with his new franchise, and team mentor Rahul Dravid has told him that he should help younger players. "Rahul...
  • Steven Spielberg to adapt David Kertzer novel 'Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' 1 hour 24 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Steven Spielberg is adapting the David Kertzer novel 'The Kidnapping of Edgardo Mortara' as a religious period drama which he may direct. The director's Dreamworks has partnered with The Weinstein Co to adapt the novel which will reunite Spielberg with Tony Kushner, who penned Oscar-nominated 'Lincoln'. Kushner was...