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  • Hindutva ideologue opposes HRD Minister, says there shouldn't be politics on Xmas December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Hindutva ideologue and author Dinanath Batra has come out in the open to oppose HRD Ministry's decision to celebrate Good Governance day on December 25. "It should not have happened. The order as wrong so it has been withdrawn. I am not one with the government on this...
  • Selena Gomez grieves over Justin Bieber at Taylor Swift's birthday bash December 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez reportedly cried and threw a fit over her on-off boyfriend Justin Bieber at her friend and country singer Taylor Swift's 25th birthday. The 22-year-old 'Heart Wants What It Wants' hitmaker shocked everyone at Swift's party with her outburst, reported Us magazine. "She shouted, 'No one understands me!...
  • No directive to keep schools open on Christmas, clarifies government December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Refuting reports of the government's plans to keep schools open on Christmas to observe Good Governance day, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani said that students are not being asked to come to schools. "There is an essay competition planned, but it is voluntary and online," she...
  • Hyundai ix25 set for mid2015 launch in India August 31, 2014

    If you were wondering if Hyundai is going to be joining the compact SUV brigade in India, we finally have word they are. The Korean company has been testing the ix25 in India and the compact SUV is slated for a mid2015 launch. The Hyundai ix 25 was captured being...
  • Hyundai ix25 spotted testing in India August 25, 2014

    The compact SUV segment in India is a cash cow for every manufacturer that has a presence there. It all started with Premier Rio, which ironically hasn't tasted the success that now latecomers have. Speaking of latecomers, Hyundai will be one of them. One of India's largest exporter of cars,...
  • 'When Harry Met Sally' turns 25: Five things the iconic film taught us about friendship and how Bollywood seems to agree August 3, 2014

    Probably one of the mostloved movies of all time, 'When Harry Met Sally' bust a lot of myths around friendship, love, and relationships in an engaging, endearing manner. The film, which turns 25 this year, was directed by Rob Reiner and written by the legendary Norah Ephron. Starring Meg Ryan and...
  • CWG 2014: Olympic medallist Vijay Kumar fails to enter men's 25m rapid fire pistol finals July 29, 2014

    Glasgow: In a major set back, India's Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar failed to qualify for the men's 25metre rapid fire pistol finals but Harpreet Singh made up for the disappointment by entering the summit clash at the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Out of the six who qualified from Stage 2,...
  • CWG 2014: Approach to Indian shooting has changed, says Rahi Sarnobat July 27, 2014

    Glasgow: Upbeat after winning the women's 25metre pistol gold at the Commonwealth Games, Rani Sarnobat on Saturday said the success of the Indian shooters in the international arena is due to better training venues and good coaches. "The approach of India to shooting has changed we have Olympic medals as...
  • CWG 2014: Pistol shooter Rahi Sarnobat wins gold, Anisa Sayeed silver July 26, 2014

    Glasgow: Rahi Sarnobat won gold and Anisa Sayyed silver to take India's medal haul from shooting Saturday to five after clinching the top two spots in the women's 25metre pistol event of the Commonwealth Games at the Barry Buddon Shooting Centre. Rahi and Anisa ensured that another gold and silver were...
  • 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown: 'Tankman' and other iconic photos from June 4, 1989 June 4, 2014

    China on Wednesday imposed smothering security in central Beijing on the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, a bloody watershed in history that remains a taboo topic in the communist nation. The United States demanded the release of scores of people detained in the runup to the anniversary, as...
  • Verdict 2014: Raje's Mission25 accomplished, BJP raises its vote share by 19% May 17, 2014

    Achieving its Mission25, BJP not only swept 25 Lok Sabha seats in the state but also raised its poll percentage by 19.04percent over the 2009 general elections, according to Election Commission statistics. BJP this time secured 55.614 per cent of the votes as against 36.57 percent in 2009. The voter turnout...
  • Raje accomplishes 'Mission 25' with whitewash for Congress May 16, 2014

    Amid a saffron surge, Congress on Friday suffered a complete rout in Rajasthan failing to open its account for the first time in the last twoandahalf decades, while the ruling BJP in the desert state bagged all 25 seats. The BJP, which had decimated the Congress in the last December's Assembly...
  • Chai cafe chain offers over 25 varieties of customised tea May 12, 2014

    Chaayos, a chaicaf chain offering more than 25 varieties of tea customised in over 12,000 ways, has launched two new outlets in Noida. Dedicated to their motto Experiments with Chai, Chaayos provides fresh and gourmet, customisable tea to their customers. Founded by IIT Bombay graduate Nitin Saluja and IIT Delhi graduate Raghav...
  • Congress government has failed on all fronts, says Raje March 27, 2014

    Vasundhara Raje launched a direct attack on the Congress at a rally in Chittorgarh. Raje said that BJP must win all 25 seats in Rajasthan and she sought support from the people to make Modi the next Prime Minister of India. ...
  • Malaysian plane: Kazakhstan join search, countries' tally rises to 26 March 17, 2014

    Kuala Lampur: Malaysia says searches have begun in both the northern and southern corridors of a vast swath of Asia where the missing Malaysia Airlines jet is believed to have ended up. Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein says that Kazakhstan joined the search on Monday in the farthest northwest section of...
  • World Wide Web turns 25: 10 cultural milestones and inventions older than WWW that changed human life forever March 12, 2014

    British engineer and computer scientist Sir Tim Berners-Lee, now Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), wrote a proposal in March 1989 for what would finally become the World Wide Web. He presented the paper on March 12, 1989, the day universally marked as the birth of the WWW.On...
  • Explained: The World Wide Web is turning 25 and not the Internet March 12, 2014

    Most people tend to treat the Internet and the Web as synonymous. They, in fact while being related, are not. Internet refers to the vast networking infrastructure that connects millions of computers across the world and the World Wide Web is the worldwide collection of text pages, digital photographs, music...
  • 25 years of the World Wide Web: Top 10 interesting WWW facts March 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Today, you are able to access numerous webpages through a Web browser over the Internet. You use Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, Google and many other websites often to get information, stay in touch with people and remain updated. Most of us heavily rely on the Internet, and the power of...
  • Overdrive: Catch all the action from 2013 Tokyo and LA Motor Shows November 30, 2013

    On this episode of Overdrive, catch all the action from 2013 Tokyo and LA Motor shows, plus all the world motoring news. ...
  • Third orbit raising manoeuvre on Mars Orbiter performed November 9, 2013

    Chennai: The third of the total of five orbit raising manoeuvres of the Mars Orbiter spacecraft was performed early on Saturday morning, raising its apogee, the farthest point from Earth, to over 71,000 km. The manoeuvre started at 2:10 AM on Saturday and raised the spacecraft's apogee from 40,186 km to...
  • Mission to Mars: PSLV puts 'Mangalyaan' into an elliptical orbit November 5, 2013

    India's journey to the Mars has begun with the successful launch of the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) joined an elite club of just four agencies in the world which dared to travel to Mars. The Rs 450 crore Mars Orbiter Mission was successfully launched from...
  • PSLVC25 will leave earth's orbit within 2030 days: Madhavan November 5, 2013

    After the launch of India's Mars Mission from Sriharikota, former ISRO chairman G Madhavan Nair said the scientists will carry a check out of the spacecraft and then the rocket engine will be fired. He added PSLVC25 would leave the earth's orbit within 2030 days. ...
  • Modi congratulates ISRO for its Mars Mission November 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated ISRO for successfully launching India's Mars Orbiter Mission from Sriharikota. Modi said India's Mars Mission Mangalyaan gave global recognition to the country. A Polar Satellite Launch VehicleC25 was launched from Sriharikota spaceport on Tuesday with the aim...
  • Virat Kohli, world's No. 1 ODI batsman, turns 25 November 5, 2013

    Virat Kohli celebrated his 25th birthday on Tuesday sitting on top of the ODI rankings after he took the Australians by storm, scripting two record ODI chases with his whirlwind centuries. Compared to the great Vivian Richards at times, Kohli, the current India vicecaptain, has now for long been talked of...
  • Girl's murder suspect arrested in Germany 25 years on September 17, 2013

    Berlin: German police have arrested a man on suspicion of killing a young girl more than 25 years ago, on the basis of DNA evidence, prosecutors said Tuesday. In November 1987, nine-year-old Christina was found sexually assaulted and strangled in the western city of Osnabrueck. "The girl did not hear her alarm...
  • Ishpreet Chadha claims under25 snooker title July 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's junior and sub junior champion Ishpreet Singh Chadha trounced Zubin Leninwala of Indian Snooker Academy 41 to clinch NSCIBSAM All India Under25 Snooker Challenge 1 title, here on Sunday. Chadha, who shocked title favourite Laxman Rawat in the semifinals, romped to a 5910, 4853, 6252, 6548, 6535 win in...
  • Egypt: Army shuts down 3 TV channels, restricts Al Jazeera July 4, 2013

    Cairo: Egypt's militaryled authorities shut down three Islamistrun TV stations on Wednesday including one operated by the Muslim Brotherhood after President Mohamed Morsi was toppled by the army, drawing a statement of concern from a press freedom watchdog. The security forces also raided the offices of Al Jazeera's Egyptian news channel...
  • India plans string of satellite launches July 2, 2013

    Sriharikota: The Indian space agency has lined up a string of launches, including the silver jubilee flight of the Polar Satellite Launch VehicleC25 (PSLVC25) carrying the Mars orbiter, a top official said. "The Mars mission will be anytime after October 21 this year," Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman K...