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  • Congress government has failed on all fronts, says Raje 27-03-2014 04:51 PM

    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 17-03-2014 03:32 PM

    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...
  • World Wide Web turns 25: 10 cultural milestones and inventions older than WWW that changed human life forever 12-03-2014 09:50 AM

    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 12-03-2014 07:34 AM

    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 11-03-2014 08:18 PM

    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...
  • Mars mission successfully completes 100 days in space on Wednesday 11-02-2014 08:35 PM

    Bangalore: India's first inter-planetary probe Mars Orbiter Spacecraft will be completing 100 days in space on Wednesday in its voyage towards the red planet. The health of the spacecraft, launched by the country's workhorse rocket PSLV-C25 on November 5 last from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh,...
  • Overdrive: Catch all the action from 2013 Tokyo and LA Motor Shows 30-11-2013 06:12 PM

    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 09-11-2013 11:20 AM

    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...
  • Mission to Mars: PSLV puts 'Mangalyaan' into an elliptical orbit 05-11-2013 09:44 PM

    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...
  • PSLV-C25 will leave earth's orbit within 20-30 days: Madhavan 05-11-2013 04:50 PM

    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 PSLV-C25 would leave the earth's orbit within 20-30 days. ...
  • Modi congratulates ISRO for its Mars Mission 05-11-2013 04:15 PM

    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 Vehicle-C25 was launched from Sriharikota spaceport on Tuesday with the...
  • Virat Kohli, world's No. 1 ODI batsman, turns 25 05-11-2013 12:06 PM

    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 vice-captain, has now for long been talked...
  • Girl's murder suspect arrested in Germany 25 years on 17-09-2013 06:22 PM

    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...
  • Ishpreet Chadha claims under-25 snooker title 13-07-2013 08:30 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra's junior and sub junior champion Ishpreet Singh Chadha trounced Zubin Leninwala of Indian Snooker Academy 4-1 to clinch NSCI-BSAM All India Under-25 Snooker Challenge 1 title, here on Sunday. Chadha, who shocked title favourite Laxman Rawat in the semi-finals, romped to a 59-10, 48-53, 62-52, 65-48, 65-35 win...
  • Egypt: Army shuts down 3 TV channels, restricts Al Jazeera 04-07-2013 09:41 AM

    Cairo: Egypt's military-led authorities shut down three Islamist-run 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...
  • India plans string of satellite launches 02-07-2013 12:20 PM

    Sriharikota: The Indian space agency has lined up a string of launches, including the silver jubilee flight of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C25 (PSLV-C25) 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...
  • June 25, 1983: when Indian cricket conquered the world 25-06-2013 10:48 AM

    June 25 and Lord's hold a special place in the history of Indian cricket. It was on June 25 in 1932 that India played their first ever Test match and it was June 25 once again 51 years later that India knocked West Indies off their perch to claim the...
  • Snapshot: Boots, spiderman pants; what character is Aamir playing now? 30-04-2013 12:06 PM

    Boots, red leg sleeves, spiderman pants- Aamir Khan sported a 'different' get up for 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak' press conference recently. The actor addressed the press in Filmcity to mark 25 years of the iconic film. Now, since he is known to experiment with different looks for his films, we...
  • Rahi Sarnobat wins World Cup gold in 25m pistol event 05-04-2013 11:50 AM

    Rahi Sarnobat bagged India's first gold in ISSF World Cup in Korea, beating Kyeongae Kim 8-6 in 25m pistol final. Rahi is the first pistol shooter from India to win a World Cup Gold. Rahi qualified for the final in fourth place with a qualifying score of 584/600. With the...
  • 25 impossible things Bollywood needs in 2012 02-01-2012 02:15 PM

    Mumbai: Twenty-five things that seem impossible right now but we hope against hope we will be able to see before we perish in the supposed catastrophe at the end of this year... 1. Tom Cruise landing a two-minute blink-and-miss role in an Anil Kapoor starrer film and going to town...
  • 'Lagaan' in all time 25 best sports movies list 26-09-2011 01:33 PM

    New York: Aamir Khan's 'Lagaan' which won an Oscar nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category, has made it to the all-time 25 best sports movies list compiled by Time magazine. The 2001 film, set in the times of the British Raj in India, clinched the 14th spot on...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-06-2011 11:52 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India at 9. ...
  • The humble 25 paise coin fades into history 29-06-2011 09:53 PM

    New Delhi: Wednesday was the last date to exchange your 25 paise coins with the banks. Starting July, the humble 25 paisa will no longer be accepted as a legal tender anywhere. "We used to get many things with 25 paise," said two ladies. "Used to eat paan and all...It...
  • Ukraine asks for more money for Chernobyl shelter 26-04-2011 12:59 PM

    Kiev: Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych is renewing calls for funding to build a new shelter around the Chernobyl nuclear reactor on the accident's 25th anniversary. Ukraine still needs to raise some $300 million for the project after an international donors conference held here earlier this month. Yanukovych said in a...
  • Chernobyl widows mourn as bell tolls 25 times 26-04-2011 09:40 AM

    Kiev: Black-clad Orthodox priests sang solemn hymns, Ukrainians lit thin wax candles and a bell tolled 25 times for the number of years that have passed since the Chernobyl disaster as the world began marking the anniversary on Tuesday of the worst nuclear accident in history. Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill...
  • 'Saturday Night Fever' up for preservation 29-12-2010 10:14 AM

    Los Angeles: A range of movies from comedy "Airplane!" to George Lucas' "The Empire Strikes Back" and 1906 short film "A Trip Down Market Street" were named to the National Film Registry on Tuesday, ensuring their preservation for future generations. Among others are horror film "The Exorcist," political drama "All...