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  • Twitter turns 9 today: Here's a list of the top 10 tweets that define its history March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter- the microblogging site that created a revolution with its simple 140-character style has completed 9 years today. Set up on March 21, 2006, Twitter has attained the status of a platform for social discourses and opinion building. Celebrating the anniversary, Twitter's blog looked back at some of the...
  • Gigaom, the pioneering tech blog founded by Om Malik, shuts down March 10, 2015

    Gigaom, the pioneering technology blog launched in 2006 by Indian-American web and technology writer Om Malik, has closed down after running out of money. A message from the Gigaom management said, "Gigaom recently became unable to pay its creditors in full at this time. As a result, the company is working...
  • Live: Samsung launches the Galaxy S6 at MWC 2015 March 1, 2015

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearWe have got glimpses...
  • Live: HTC One M9 launch event at MWC 2015 March 1, 2015

    Samsung launches Galaxy S6 with a flat display, Galaxy S6 Edge with a dual-curved display; first Samsung phones to support wireless chargingHTC One M9: HTC's new flagship smartphone with a 20-megapixel rear camera officially unveiledHTC Vive: HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset; coming later this yearThe HTC One M9...
  • Twitter can help you find a job. Here's how February 25, 2015

    London: Twitter is no longer just a plain micro-blogging site but can now also become your new job hunting ground. Twitter seems keen to position itself as a resource for job seekers. According to a Twitter survey, 77 per cent of polled British Twitter users think the service could help them...
  • Tumblr adds 'torrent' word to the site's adult filter; hides related posts on site February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Tumblr has added the word 'torrent' to its adult filter, thereby hiding all related posts from public view so that people don't stumble upon 'offensive' content on the blogging site. Tumblr users who search for posts with 'torrent' word will not get any results even if there are...
  • Amitabh Bachchan laughs off 'disappointed' fan's remarks; refers to him as extended family February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan has laughed off snide comments from one of his blog readers and says he isn't sure if the individual has lost his "sense of humour". Bachchan posted a long letter from a "disappointed" fan, who complained about the style of the superstar's writing calling it "a torturous...
  • Jammu & Kashmir election results live: Single largest party PDP initiates process to form government, Omar concedes defeat December 23, 2014

    Counting of votes to 87-member Jammu & Kashmir elections begin on 8 am. ...
  • Parliament live: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj apologises for comments on Godse December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: In Friday's Parliament Session, the Lok Sabha is scheduled to take up Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2014, Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2014 and Private Members' Bills. The Private Members' Bills will also be taken up in the Rajya Sabha. ...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Day 1 December 7, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) An upbeat Bengal side led by their gutsy captain Laxmi Ratan Shukla will start as favourites in the Ranji Trophy opener against Baroda, who would be without the services of their batting mainstay Ambati Rayudu, out with a hip injury....
  • Election Commission says over 71% voting in 18 seats of Jammu and Kashmir in the 2nd phase of Assembly elections December 2, 2014

    As many as 18 constituencies of Jammu & Kashmir voted in the second phase of Assembly polls on Tuesday....
  • Life should be chaotic, says Amitabh Bachchan November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he enjoys working in a "chaotic" environment. "Words written in solitude ... in an air of nothingness, bring the required results. Words written in the middle of chaotic traffic are the best for me - life should be chaotic, yet controlled in some (ways). "Those 'some's'...
  • 'Satyamev Jayate' 3, Episode 1: Aamir Khan focuses on the importance of sports in the growth and rehabilitation of underprivileged children October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Be it the rich husband who insists on driving even after he's had one too many drinks, the strict teacher who insists on punishing a student by hitting him with a wooden ruler, or the lecherous who is checking out a girl -- these people are left to...
  • Women in ISIS have their own media channel September 14, 2014

    ISIS has its own female brigade who serve their extremist ideas. These women have their own media channels and actively post blogs. 15 per cent of ISIS recruitment's are considered to be women. From firing an AK47 to cleaning weapons, they know it all. ...
  • Tasting it online: Food for blog September 12, 2014

    With the dawning of a new age revolving around the internet, women around the country have adopted a virtual avatar for themselves. How? Well, blogging of course. Many have quit their lucrative, high salary jobs for their interest in cooking. Their blogs are fulfilling the culinary aspirations of new cooks. Dasana,...
  • Live blog: Apple's iPhone 6 and iWatch launch event September 9, 2014

    It was four long years ago when Apple had last introduced a completely new gadget and now the pressure is on the world's largest technology company to again wow at its "special event" that begins at 10:30 PM IST. The expectations are high that Apple will launch the iWatch. Rumors...
  • Live blog: Samsung unveils the Galaxy Note 4 September 3, 2014

    Samsung Electronics will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 in Berlin on September 3. Samsung hopes the Galaxy Note 4 will counter Apple's new iPhone 6 which is due for launch on September 9. The Galaxy Note 4 is expected to come with a screen size bigger than the Galaxy S5 and...
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  • Live: I feel bad, have worked more with Congress than BJP, says Ved Vaidik July 15, 2014

    Ramdev aide Ved Prakash Vaidik's 'interview' with 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed disrupted Parliament for second day on Tuesday. Even as the government says it has nothing to do with the meeting, the Opposition has demanded his arrest and has called for a debate on the issue....
  • New York Times shuts Indiaspecific blog July 7, 2014

    New York: The New York Times has shut its India Ink blog, "the firstever country specific" news site after a nearly threeyear run, as it no longer wants to "direct its resources" towards blogstyle content. NYT had said in a June 30 blog post titled 'We're Moving' that 'India Ink' will...
  • Finance, Commerce Ministries to join Twitter to expand government's reach July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Important ministries like Finance and Commerce will soon join Twitter as part of government's effort to use social media in communicating with citizens. The micro blogging site, which has about 18 million users in India, is engaging with the government to help various ministries use the platform to...
  • Live blog and live stream: Google I/O 2014 keynote address June 25, 2014

    Google, whose Android software reigns as the world's dominant smartphone operating system, will step up efforts to make inroads into cars, televisions and other devices at its annual developer conference this week. Follow the updates of the Google I/O 2014 keynote address on our live blog. The twoday Google I/O conference...
  • Faceoff between DU, UGC: As it happened June 23, 2014

    Confusion prevails over whether the Delhi University will do away with the fouryear undergraduate programme or not....
  • Live Blog: June 22 June 22, 2014

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  • Live: BMC officials return to Campa Cola society to carry out eviction June 20, 2014

    It is the Dday for residents of the 102 illegal flats of Mumbai's Campa Cola compound. The Municipal Corporation will cut power, water and gas supply to the illegal flats as the deadline for the residents to vacate their homes ends on Friday. ...
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  • Live blog: Amazon launches its first smartphone June 18, 2014

    Amazon is staging a mystery unveiling widely expected to be a 3D smartphone. The company has given a hint as to what is in store and invited a small group of media to the Seattle event to be hosted by Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos. Live updates. ...
  • FIFA World Cup 2014 Opening Ceremony: As it happened June 12, 2014

    Fans from around the world can finally stop counting down the minutes as the 2014 World Cup is actually upon us, set to begin with an exciting opening ceremony. While fans expect to be entertained by the ceremony, it really just signifies the start of the biggest sporting event in the...
  • Vidya Balan dons the detective hat in real life; set to spy on colleagues through 'Bobby Jasoos' blog June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Vidya Balan, who will be seen as a detective in her forthcoming film "Bobby Jasoos", is going to start spying on Bollywood stars through a blog. Titled Bobby Ko Sab Malum Hai, the blog will have Bobby writing, sharing exclusive Bollywood news and gossip. The actress will be...