• Snapshot: Ameesha Patel campaigns for Congress in Allahabad 22 minutes ago

    Actress Ameesha Patel was recently in Allahabad to campaign for Congress. And as the pictures show, Rajiv Shukla was spotted carrying umbrella for her while she campaigned in Allahabad. The actress made headlines when she lauded Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for the manner in...
  • Cong moves EC over BJP using RSS, Bajrang Dal members as poll agents 27 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday filed a complaint with the Election Commission against the alleged posting of RSS and Bajrang Dal members for poll duty in BJP-ruled states. In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner V S Sampath, Congress's Legal Department secretary K C Mittal noted that officials having...
  • 'Chaudhvin Ka Chand' is a comment on male friendship 36 minutes ago

    Why must one write screenplays? Why must make a book of it? I have always wondered about this. A lot of screenplays as being published as books, with additional material, such as interviews and such. Till recently, I did not see the significance of this. I remember reading the screenplay...
  • Live Score: Chennai Super Kings opt to bat against Delhi Daredevils 38 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After a shock defeat against Kings XI Punjab in their tournament opener, two-time IPL champions Chennai Super Kings would be eager to get back to winning ways against a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils at Abu Dhabi. Chennai lost their opening...
  • Red Bull boss confident Sebastian Vettel will turn things around 43 minutes ago

    Champions Red Bull believe they can pick up the pace and take the fight to dominant Mercedes now that Formula One is heading back to Europe after the first four 'flyaway' races in Asia and the Middle East. Team principal Christian Horner kept calm after Mercedes chalked up their fourth...
  • Majid Memon criticises Giriraj for his remarks on Modi detractors 54 minutes ago

    NCP leader Majid Memon condemned Bihar BJP leader Giriraj Singh's remarks on Modi detractors saying that the comments were very dangerous and could result in enimosity between communities. ...
  • 'Karachi, You're Killing Me' describes extremes of Pakistan 59 minutes ago

    There are very few satirical writers left in the world, I think. Or maybe I have not heard enough of them. So when I stumble on something interesting - satirical, with a good plot and hilarious at the same time, I know that I have struck gold. For a reader,...
  • Google Glass helps doctors save a patient's life 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    New York: Using the wearable eyewear Google Glass, doctors in the US saved the life of a patient - opening up a possibility for the device to become an integral part of medical care. Wearing Google Glass, doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre in Boston, Massachusetts were able to...
  • EC seeks report on Praveen Togadia's anti-Muslim remarks 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Monday sought a report on VHP leader Praveen Togadia's alleged hate speech where he said that people from Muslim community should be stopped from buying properties in Hindu-dominated localities. "They (EC officials) are in the process of acquiring the recording of the statements made...
  • Bale skips training session ahead of Champions League semi-final against Bayern 1 hour 12 minutes ago

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo completed a full training session on Monday as he races to regain fitness before Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg at home to holders Bayern Munich. However, Gareth Bale was unable to train due to a bout of flu, the club added without specifying whether...
  • Indian men's hockey coach Terry Walsh targets top 8 finish in WC 1 hour 13 minutes ago

    With the World Cup just round the corner, Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh is realistic about his ward's chances and said his main "objective is to finish in the top 8" in the mega-event and anything higher than that will be a "big bonus". Fresh from a...
  • Next Oxford dictionary may be too big to print, fear publishers 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    London: The Oxford English Dictionary may disappear from bookshelves as future editions may be too big to print, its publishers fear. Only an on-line format would be practicable and affordable as the third edition is expected to be twice the size of the current version, according to its publishers. The...
  • I was disillusioned with what happened in WC meeting: Shashank Manohar 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Former BCCI chief Shashank Manohar is "disillusioned" with the proceedings of the Board's Emergent Working Committee meeting which he had attended as a representative of Vidarbha Cricket Association. "I can't disclose what happened at the meeting. All I can say is I was disillusioned with the happenings. I had...
  • 'All That Is Solid Melts into Air' is about Chernobyl Power Plant tragedy 1 hour 20 minutes ago

    Disasters. What do they take in their wake? When they happen, and when they are done ruining what they have to. What really goes away from people? Maybe from communities at large. Sometimes from villages, hamlets, small cities and countries. Every time I think about the Bhopal Gas Tragedy, a...
  • Jayalalithaa takes a dig at Modi, suggests she is better than him 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa took on her Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi at a rally in the southern state on Monday. "I have brought inclusive growth in Tamil Nadu. Who is the best then? Gujarat's Modi or Tamil Nadu's lady?" she asked. Jayalalithaa's AIADMK shares an on-off relationship with...