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  • Crew shortage delays Air India flights by 15 hours 24-04-2015 10:03 PM

    New Delhi: A Chicago-bound Air India flight, with 270 passengers onboard, from IGI airport in New Delhi was delayed by a massive 15 hours due to the crew shortage, causing inconvenience to the fliers. This comes two days after one of its flight to Kochi was delayed by three hours...
  • Snapdeal strengthens its leadership team; appoints Dharmarajan K as Head – Customer Service 16-04-2015 02:09 PM

    India's largest online marketplace, Snapdeal on Wednesday announced that it has appointed Dharmarajan K as Head - Customer Service. In this new role, Dharma will be responsible for furthering the company's efforts towards building world class customer service operations. He will be a part of Snapdeal's leadership team and will...
  • Petrol price cut by 80 paise/litre, diesel by Rs 1.30/litre 15-04-2015 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was cut by 80 paise a litre and diesel by Rs 1.30 per litre on Wednesday which is the second reduction in rates in April. The reduction will be effective from Wednesday midnight, Indian Oil Corportaion (IOC) said. With this change, the price of petrol in...
  • IPL 8: Delhi players Zaheer Khan, Mohammed Shami still not match fit 13-04-2015 02:59 PM

    Delhi Daredevils on Monday announced that the fast bowling pair of Zaheer Khan and Mohammed Shami are nursing minor injuries. The duo have hence been unavailable for selection thus far. Zaheer has a niggle, but is progressing well and should be available for selection once the medical team has assessed...
  • IPL 2015: Rajasthan Royals, BCCI admit fixing approach 10-04-2015 01:08 PM

    Over a month ago, a player from Rajasthan Royals was approached inappropriately by a player (who was not part of the IPL) in connection with the Indian Premier League 2015 matches. Maintaining high standards of integrity, the player informed the Rajasthan Royals management of this inappropriate approach. In keeping with...
  • GRIDTECH 2015 unveils the future of India's T&D sector 09-04-2015 05:45 PM

    New Delhi: Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (POWERGRID), a Navratna PSU and the leading T&D player of the country, on Wednesday commenced the 5th international Exhibition and Conference GRIDTECH at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi with the support of the Power Ministry. The exhibition has brought together various international and...
  • Taapsee Pannu gifts herself a brand new car 09-04-2015 12:43 PM

    Success and prosperity go hand and hand especially in the land of glitz and glamour. Taapsee Pannu who was last seen in 'Baby', seems to be riding her way up in Bollywood. The actress received some rave reviews for her role of Shabana and stood out amongst the ensemble cast....
  • Hockey: India begin hunt for another Sultan Azlan Shah title 04-04-2015 01:16 PM

    With the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup commencing on Sunday in Malaysia, the Indian men's hockey team is all geared up to put their best foot forward in the opening clash against South Korea. The two teams last met in the semi-final of the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, South...
  • FDCI announces dates for the Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer and Autumn-Winter 2016 30-03-2015 11:38 AM

    New Delhi: The Fashion Design Council of India, the apex fashion body of India has announced the dates for the forthcoming seasons of Amazon India Fashion Week, Spring-Summer and Autumn-Winter 2016. The AIFW SS'16 is scheduled for October 14-18, 2015, while the AIFW AW'16 will be held from March 16...
  • Sponsored: Camera testing - Huawei Honor 6 Plus 27-03-2015 04:56 PM

    We put the camera of new Huawei Honor 6 Plus phone up against an iPhone 6 Plus as well as a DSLR camera.Honor's new range of smartphones focus on giving the user best in class camera technology. The phone houses a camera with super max aperture F 0.95 which coupled...
  • CNN-IBN & IBN7 score big with contests around Cricket World Cup 2015 26-03-2015 10:09 AM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN & IBN7 have throughout the duration of the Cricket World Cup brought a delectable fare of coverage on the tournament. The channels have launched a series of contests that allow both advertisers and viewers to take centre stage. Specifically, advertisers are being offered an exclusive opportunity to...
  • Punjab Grill opens fourth fine dine restaurant in Mumbai 25-03-2015 01:46 PM

    Mumbai: Authentic Punjabi food is really tough to get in Mumbai. Not anymore! Lite Bite Foods, one of the fastest growing and the most dynamic F&B Retail Company in the country today launched 'Punjab Grill', Gourmet Fine Dining - from the royal kitchens of Punjab, at Andheri West in Mumbai....
  • Sponsored: Camera testing on the yet-to-be-announced Huawei Honor 6 Plus 20-03-2015 06:13 PM

    We put the camera of the yet to be unveiled Huawei Honor 6 Plus phone up against an iPhone 6 Plus as well as a DSLR camera.Honor's new range of smartphones focus on giving the user best in class camera technology. The phone houses a camera with super max aperture...
  • ICC backs umpires after cries of foul play in Bangladesh's defeat 20-03-2015 01:55 PM

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson today issued the following statement following comments about the match officials in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 quarter-final between Bangladesh and India in Melbourne on Thursday. "The ICC has noted Mr Mustafa Kamal's comments, which are very unfortunate but made...
  • Lakme Fashion Week 2015: All you wanted to know about Sabyasachi Mukherjee's collection 18-03-2015 01:43 PM

    Mumbai: The venue was unconventional - the fabulous rustic grounds of Richardson and Cruddas Mills in the heart of Mumbai. The ramp was a never ending 200 x 20 feet, with high-tech multi laser lights, roving drone and camera mounted on gantry. It was the backdrop for a high octane...
  • Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport bags two international awards in Paris 16-03-2015 11:37 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has bagged two awards at the World Airport Awards 2015 in Paris. The two awards, The Best Airport in Central Asia/India and Best Airport Staff in Central Asia/India to IGIA would help it in further enhancing the passenger experience, a Delhi International...
  • Snapdeal.com to be title sponsor for India Fashion Forum for the next three years 16-03-2015 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: Snapdeal.com, India's largest online marketplace has entered into a partnership with retail intelligence organization Images group to present the 3-day annual mega annual congregation of the India Fashion Forum (IFF) 2015 from March 18th to 20th at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Goregaon, Mumbai. India Fashion Forum is...
  • Designer Rajesh Pratap Singh to open Amazon India Fashion Week 13-03-2015 11:43 AM

    New Delhi: The Amazon India Fashion Week celebrates its silver jubilee in the latest edition from March 25-29, 2015 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. To give an explosive beginning, the undisputed prince of textiles and minimalism, celebrated designer Rajesh Pratap Singh will set the mood for the five-day extravaganza. Known...
  • Pakistan successfully test-fires Shaheen-III Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile 09-03-2015 03:05 PM

    Rawalpindi: Pakistan on Monday successfully test-fired Shaheen-III Surface to Surface Ballistic Missile, capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to a range of 2750 Kms. The test was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system at maximum range. The successful launch with its impact point...
  • Network18 and St Stephen's College join hands for education inclusivity 06-03-2015 09:13 AM

    New Delhi: Network18, promoters of popular news brands CNN-IBN and IBN7, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with St Stephen's College under its unique Media Institute Initiative (MII). The MoU gives shape to "Citizenship & Cultural Richness" - a joint Initiative by St Stephen's College and Network 18 towards educational inclusivity....
  • World Cup 2015: BCCI warns Virat Kohli for misbehaving with media 05-03-2015 05:15 PM

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India has taken note of the incident that occurred at Perth a couple of days ago and has warned Virat Kohli for the incident which involved an Indian journalist at the receiving end of Kohli's abuses. Kohli has been told by the board...
  • Amazon. Empowered by women. 05-03-2015 01:01 PM

    To all men - we're afraid we have some bad news. The women want to let you know that they have found a more-than-satisfactory alternative that attends to most of their needs, and it has to do with one simple thing - Shopping. Shopping- there was a time when it...
  • Sponsored: Here's how Suresh Prabhu can #ScoreWithData for Indian Railways 02-03-2015 04:53 PM

    Suresh Prabhu, India's Union Minister for Railways has just presented his maiden Railway Budget and rather than focus on new trains and largesse to a certain favoured area that Indian railway ministers traditionally do, he has decided to focus on efficiency and transforming the Indian railways, the world's largest railway....
  • adidas creates direct connection between Indian cricket fans and their team for the Cricket World Cup with #SacredGround 02-03-2015 04:44 PM

    With #SacredGround, adidas has created a world-first direct connection between a billion cricket fans and their team, letting fans send their support through the very ground on which they play cricket. "If cricket is religion, then everywhere cricket is played is sacred ground," says a 30-second video spot released by...
  • Pragyan, the international level, techno-management fest of NIT, Tiruchirapalli 27-02-2015 10:28 AM

    Pragyan is the ISO 9001 and 20121 certified, international level, annual techno-management fest of National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirapalli. Incepted in 2005, the fest takes place in the college campus and has grown bigger each year. The fest stays true to its slogan "Let's Celebrate Technology", by conducting 50+ events...
  • POPSUGAR host Lindsay Miller wears Indian designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla's outfit at the Oscars 2015 25-02-2015 02:03 PM

    The blonde beauty oozed glamour on the Red Carpet at the 87th Annual Academy Awards dressed in a black art deco gown lavishly embellished with mirror work designed by Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla. ...
  • A wide open World Cup, says Sachin Tendulkar 23-02-2015 11:38 AM

    World Cup winner and ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar has predicted that the event will be even more competitive as it progresses after the first 10 days produced exciting and entertaining cricket. Talking to the ICC on the sidelines of India versus South Africa match at the...
  • Lakme Fashion Week to celebrate 15th anniversary with Sabyasachi Mukherjee's opening show 20-02-2015 10:35 AM

    The flag bearer of Indian couture globally, Sabyasachi will open Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015, a season that marks 15 glorious years of India's premier fashion trade platform. Lakme Fashion Week's find and favourite, Sabyasachi made his debut in 2002 with an iffusion collection that earned him instant spotlight. He...
  • 'Masss' rights: Eros International, Studio Green acquire worldwide rights for the Suriya starrer 18-02-2015 05:23 PM

    Chennai: The worldwide rights of upcoming Tamil supernatural thriller "Masss", starring Suriya, Nayantara and Pranitha, have been jointly acquired by Eros International Media Limited and Studio Green. The film, scheduled to release mid-2015, is the first collaboration of director Venkat Prabhu with Suriya and is touted to be the first...
  • Amazon India becomes the official title sponsor for India Fashion Week 12-02-2015 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: The Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), the apex fashion body in India, today announced Amazon India as the official title sponsor of the 25th edition of the India Fashion Week (IFW). FDCI's association with Amazon.in, which is India's largest online store, indicates the growing importance of online...