Press Trust Of India

  • Couple attacked with an iron rod, wife killed and husband critically injured 8 minutes ago

    A couple was allegedly attacked with an iron rod, killing the wife and leaving the husband seriously injured, police said on Thursday. Usha(60) was found dead with head injuries and her husband, Jai Bhagwan Bansal (63) seriously injured at their residence in Patel Nagar, they said. An iron rod was...
  • Eye witness in case of abduction and murder of a four-year-old girl, killed 23 minutes ago

    An eye witness in a case of abduction and murder of a four-year-old girl was allegedly killed in Muzaffarnagar after he refused to turn hostile in the court, police said on Thursday. Fayyaz (60), was killed by a sharp object in Khoja Nagal village of the district here on Wednesday....
  • IPL 7: Reuniting with Kallis helped me, says Manish Pandey 24 minutes ago

    Abu Dhabi: On a high after playing a crucial role in Kolkata Knight Riders' stunning IPL win over defending champions Mumbai Indians, Manish Pandey said reuniting with Jacques Kallis, the veteran with whom he previously played in the Royal Challengers Bangalore team, helped him rediscover some lost form. Pandey's 64...
  • Bhadohi: Four killed in trucks collision 55 minutes ago

    Four members of a family were killed when two trucks collided in Aurai area in Bhadohi, police said on Thursday. The incident took place last night when two trucks collided near Aurai crossing and ran over four persons sleeping alongside road killing them on the spot. Those killed were identified...
  • Monitoring gay rights situation in India: US 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    The United States is monitoring the situation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender in India in particular after the Supreme Court ruled consensual homosexual activity as unconstitutional, a US official said. "Despite progress in equal rights for LGBT persons around the world, our work is far from finished," Richard E...
  • Microsoft most attractive employer, Sony India second: Survey 1 hour 10 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Global software major Microsoft is the 'most attractive employer' in India, while IT, telecom and ITes are the most preferred sectors by the workforce, a survey by HR services firm Randstad said. Microsoft emerged as the 'most attractive employer' in the survey for the fourth year in a...
  • Madurai: Indigenous borewell robot saves 3-year old 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    It was "borewell robot", an indigenous device developed by a Madurai-based social worker, that saved a 3-year old boy who fell into an abandoned borewell in a village in Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu. For M Manigandan, who along with his team is involved in operations to save children who...
  • Lok Sabha polls: Several issues, many players in North Chennai 1 hour 50 minutes ago

    AIADMK is vigorously campaigning to wrest the DMK citadel of North Chennai constituency, where DMDK and CPM are trying their luck. While the race is mainly between DMK, which has been winning the seat for successive five terms and the AIADMK, NDA partner DMDK hopes to make inroads this time,...
  • Samsung's messaging app ChatOn now available for Android, iOS, Windows Phone 2 hours 11 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Samsung Electronics launched 'ChatON Version 3.5', a free messaging application, across all major mobile platforms - Android, iOS, Windows and Blackberry - with largest file sharing capacity of 1 gigabyte. "ChatON Version 3.5 is available on all major operating systems-- Android, Apple's iOS, Windows and Blackberry - from...
  • Audi to hike prices from May 1; R8 model to cost Rs 1.68 crore 2 hours 17 minutes ago

    Mumbai: German luxury carmaker Audi said it will hike prices across the models by an average 3 per cent from next month to offset currency fluctuation and increased input costs. "The overall market scenario has remained challenging with the constant fluctuation in forex rate which has resulted in rise in...
  • Sensex up 78 points in early trade on good corporate earnings 2 hours 51 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rose almost 78 points in early trade on Thursday after Tata Consultancy Services and HCL Technologies posted encouraging earnings. Besides, a mixed trend in the global markets also buoyed the trading sentiment here. The 30-share index, which had lost 438 points in the previous three...
  • Rupee up 10 paise against dollar in early trade 3 hours 3 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The rupee strengthened by 10 paise to trade at 60.27 against the US dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market on Thursday on selling of the American currency by exporters. The local currency had lost 14 paise to close at three-week low of 60.37 per dollar on Wednesday amid...
  • Batting will be key for Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 7: Gambhir 3 hours 42 minutes ago

    Abu Dhabi: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir was on Wednesday confidence personified and said his team will end up "winning most times" if it puts up a big score, which can complement the bowling attack it possesses. The seventh Indian Premier League kicked off on Wednesday with an emphatic...
  • 66-year-old actor Arnold Schwarzenegger spends 2 hours a day in the gym; performs his own stunts 4 hours 12 minutes ago

    London: Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger has revealed that he still performs the stunts on his own despite his age. The 66-year-old actor, who has performed all his stunts in the latest film 'Sabotage', said it is a part of his job, reported Daily Express. "I still get picked up...
  • Channing Tatum wishes to play the card-throwing, suave X Man, Gambit 4 hours 45 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: Actor Channing Tatum has entered discussions with the producers of 'X-Men' about playing the role of Gambit. The 33-year-old '21 Jump Street' star has confirmed meeting the film's producer Lauren Shuler Donner, who had earlier revealed that she wanted the actor to play the Cajun mutant for a...