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  • Malaysian plane search in 44th day, sea bed scans could end in days 20-04-2014 09:51 AM

    Sydney/Perth: The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 entered its 44th day on Sunday as Australian search officials said a crucial series of sonar scans of the Indian Ocean floor could be completed within a week. The air, surface and underwater search is now focused on footage taken by...
  • US submarine search for Malaysian plane to be finished in a week 19-04-2014 04:51 PM

    Perth: A robotic submarine looking for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is expected to finish searching a patch of the Indian Ocean seabed within a week after so far coming up empty, and the search area may be expanded after that, officials said on Saturday. As the hunt for Flight...
  • Channing Tatum wishes to play the card-throwing, suave X Man, Gambit 17-04-2014 08:02 AM

    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...
  • US submarine makes second dive to search for missing Malaysian plane 16-04-2014 05:49 PM

    Perth: As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight MH370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting on Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not addressing them in person. The Bluefin 21 submarine surfaced early for the second time in as many...
  • Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months 15-04-2014 04:18 PM

    Sydney/Perth: A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, US search authorities said on Tuesday. The prediction...
  • Watch: Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill back together in '22 Jump Street' 11-04-2014 05:49 PM

    For those who enjoyed the the hilarious journey and the emotional bro-mance between Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill in '21 Jump Street', the upcoming sequel '22 Jump Street' is going to be a riot. After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt...
  • 1993 Kolkata firing: Former Bengal CM Buddhadeb deposes before panel 26-02-2014 03:19 PM

    Kolkata: Former Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Wednesday deposed before the 21 July commission set up by the Mamata Banerjee government. The commission is probing the police firing on an anti-government protest rally led by Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata on 21 July, 1993 which killed 13 Youth Congress workers....
  • Brad Pitt to do a cameo in '21 Jump Street' sequel 28-12-2013 02:45 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt will be seen in a cameo in the sequel to '21 Jump Street'. The actor will be playing himself in a comedy scene, reports contactmusic.com. "The scene is very funny and the guys had a great time doing it. Brad was a great sport and...
  • MiG-21 FL phaseout a sad day for IAF fighter pilots 12-12-2013 09:34 AM

    Kalaikunda Airbase (West Bengal): As the iconic MiG-21 FL flied into the annals of Indian Air Force (IAF) history, fighter pilots recount their 50-year romance with fighter jet. The MiG-21 FL was in the service of the IAF for over 50 years and conducted its last sortie on Wednesday at...
  • MiG-21 FL flies into history today after serving the IAF for 50 years 11-12-2013 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: India's first supersonic jet fighter the MiG-21 FL will be decommissioned after 50 years of service on Wednesday. The aircraft had played a crucial role in the 1971 war with Pakistan. Retiring the FL model, which is the oldest, is the first step to the Air Force's plan...
  • MiG-21 fighter jets to fly into history 07-12-2013 08:36 PM

    New Delhi/Kolkata: One of the first variants of the MiG 21 combat aircraft, which dealt severe blows to Pakistan Air Force in the 1971 war, will fly into the annals of history on Wednesday. The aircraft will undertake its last ceremonial flight at a phasing out ceremony at the air...
  • Rajeev Khandelwal not to feature in the sequel of 'Table No 21' 03-12-2013 04:25 PM

    Mumbai: The makers of 'Table No.21', a taut thriller that came out last year and impressed the critics, are planning to come up with a sequel to the film. Producer Vicky Rajani, who had produced 'Table No.21', confirmed the report. "Yes, talks are on and the idea has been thrown...
  • Air Marshal Raha to be next IAF chief 29-10-2013 10:03 PM

    Air Marshal Arup Raha will be the next Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, succeeding Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne, who retires Dec 31 after a distinguished 41-year career during which he passionately worked for the modernisation of the force. The appointment was cleared by the government some time...
  • IAF celebrates 81st anniversary 01-10-2013 12:30 AM

    A series of events including display of various types of aircraft and military weapons featured in the 81st anniversary celebration of the Indian Air Force at its 32 Wing station at Jodhpur on Monday. The 32 Wing, known as "Desert Warriors", was established in Jodhpur on January 1 in 1971,...
  • Sultan of Johor Cup U-21 hockey: India held to a 3-3 draw by Malaysia 28-09-2013 05:20 PM

    Johor Bahru, Malaysia: India on Saturday held to a 3-3 draw by host Malaysia in a dress rehearsal for the Sunday's final between the two sides. India appeared to be running away with the game, thanks to goals in the first-half by Satbir Singh (10th min) and Ramandeep Singh (33rd...
  • India blank Pakistan 4-0 at Sultan of Johar Cup U-21 tournament 25-09-2013 07:23 PM

    Johor Bahru: India pumped in four goals in the second session in a sizzling display of attacking hockey to post a comprehensive 4-0 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the Sultan of Johor Cup Under-21 tournament here on Wednesday. The Indians, who completely outplayed their opponents, struck three goals in a...
  • U-21 hockey: India beat England 2-1 at Sultan of Johor Cup 22-09-2013 05:14 PM

    Johor: India started their campaign in The Sultan of Johor Cup Under-21 hockey tournament on a perfect note, defeating England 2-1 in their opening round-robin match here on Sunday. The Indians scored a goal each in both the halves to pocket full three points from the encounter. Ramandeep Singh gave...
  • Being born in India in 21st century is like winning lottery: UK envoy 22-08-2013 09:53 PM

    "Being born in India in the 21st century is like winning lottery of history." This is how British High Commissioner James Bevan explained the immense potential for growth in diverse sectors in India as well as its growing stature in the world today. Delivering a talk at the Jamia Millia...
  • Delhi Metro sets ridership record with over 26 lakh commuters 20-08-2013 08:55 PM

    Delhi Metro recorded the highest ridership on Monday with over 26 lakh commuters. "DMRC carried 26,06,364 passengers yesterday, thus setting a new ridership record and establishing itself as a major mass transit facility in the national capital region," a DMRC official said. The highest passenger footfall-- 9,83,397 was reported on...
  • New Delhi: Technical problems hit metro service 20-08-2013 02:18 PM

    Delhi Metro services were again hit on Tuesday, the second time in the last five days on the Dwarka Sec 21 to Noida City Centre Blue line due to "technical" problems. "Due to technical problem between Karol Bagh and R K Ashram stations, train services are being run in 3...
  • Crashes are bound to happen with the way MiGs are handled: IAF ex-chief 19-07-2013 08:37 AM

    New Delhi: Indian Air Force's MiG aircraft has always been surrounded by controversy and the latest being a Wing Commander filing a petition in the court demanding scrapping of the MiG-21 fighter jets. The petition has been filed in the backdrop of the number of crashes of MiG-21. Speaking with...
  • Serving IAF officer demands scrapping of MiG-21, can Air force afford to retire it? 17-07-2013 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: Forty eight hours after the crash of a MiG-21 over Nal airbase in Rajasthan and the death of its young pilot, Wing Commander Sanjeet Singh Kaila, survivor of a near fatal MiG-21 crash, has become the first pilot to move to court demanding scrapping of the MiG-21 fighter...
  • Crash left Wing Commander Kalia unable to lead normal life: Lawyer 17-07-2013 05:00 PM

    Wing Commander Sanjeet Singh Kalia has filed a petition saying that flying a MiG-21 violated his right to work in a safe environment. ...
  • Serving IAF officer moves court, demands scrapping of MiG-21 17-07-2013 11:30 AM

    New Delhi: Wing Commander Sanjeet Singh Kaila, survivor of a near fatal MiG-21 crash, has has become the first pilot to move to court demanding scrapping of the MiG-21 fighter jets from the Indian Air Force (IAF). Kaila has filed a petition at the Delhi High Court saying that flying...
  • MiG-21 is a good fighter but it's over 40 years old: Surya Gangadharan 15-07-2013 05:11 PM

    Frequent crashes of the MiG-21 fighter aircraft in the IAF inventory have earned the planes the nickname of 'flying coffins.' But Mig-21s were inducted into the IAF way back in 1964 i.e. almost fifty years back (a record for any service) and have served the country well in all the...
  • Slate 21: HP launches 21.5-inch Android tablet with Tegra 4 processor 24-06-2013 04:25 PM

    New Delhi: HP announced a 21.5-inch Android-powered tablet named "Slate 21", which is meant for desktop use. It is equipped with Nvidia's Tegra 4 mobile processor. It has a 21.5- inch (diagonal) wide viewing angle IPS Full HD display that supports ten-point touch functionality. It provides HP TrueVision HD Webcam...
  • Spain beat Italy to lift Euro Under-21 title 19-06-2013 08:15 AM

    Jerusalem: Thiago Alcantara scored a first-half hat trick as Spain turned on the style to beat Italy 4-2 on Tuesday and win the European Under-21 championship for a second consecutive time. Italy started as the brighter side at Jerusalem's Teddy Stadium but the Spanish players, captained by Thiago, soon gained...