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  • Border dwellers cast their vote hoping for 'permanent peace' 11-04-2014 12:05 AM

    People staying close to the Indo-Pak border turned out in large numbers to exercise their franchise on Thursday saying their's was vote against bullets from across the frontier. "We do not want to leave our homes due to Pak shelling and firing they resort to, breaking the ceasefire pact. Our...
  • Praneeth, Prannoy, Thulasi reach 2nd round of Singapore Open 09-04-2014 04:52 PM

    Singapore: Indian shuttlers B Sai Praneeth, H S Prannoy and P C Thulasi advanced to the second round of the USD 300,000 Singapore Super Series after registering contrasting victories on the opening day of the main draw on Wednesday. World number 45 Praneeth, who had come close to beating world...
  • LS polls: Rahul Gandhi to campaign for Nandan Nilekani in Bangalore 07-04-2014 12:19 AM

    Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will campaign on Monday for party candidates Nandan Nilekani, Rizwan Arshad and C Narayanaswamy contesting from the three Lok Sabha seats in Bangalore. "Gandhi will address a huge public meeting Monday evening in the National College grounds at Basavangudi, a part of the Bangalore South...
  • Indian rocket carrying navigation satellite blasts off 04-04-2014 06:43 PM

    An Indian rocket carrying the country's second navigation satellite - IRNSS-1B - on Friday blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikotain Andhra Pradesh. Exactly at 5.14 p.m., the rocket - Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C24 (PSLV-C24) standing around 44.4 metres tall and weighing around 320 tonnes - tore...
  • IAF investigation team visits C-130J plane crash site 29-03-2014 08:41 PM

    An IAF investigation team on Saturday visited the site where a recently-acquired C-130J military transport plane, one of the most modern US-made aircraft, had crashed, killing all five crew members including four officers. "The team visited the site (in Karauli district near Rajasthan-Madhya Pradesh border) to look into facts. The...
  • IAF C-130J crash: 2 Wing Commanders, 2 Squadron Leaders among dead 28-03-2014 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: A newly-acquired transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed near Gwalior on Friday, killing all five IAF personnel on board. The casualties included Wing Commander Prashant Joshi, Wing Commander Rajiv Nair, Squadron Leader Kaushik Mishra, Squadron Leader Ashish Yadav and Warrant Officer KP Singh. The C-130J Super...
  • IAF's C-130J Hercules aircraft crashes near Gwalior, 5 killed 28-03-2014 02:17 PM

    In a major setback to the Air Force, a newly acquired US-made C-130J transport aircraft on Friday crashed near Gwalior after taking off from Agra air base, killing five crew members, including four officers. Two Wing Commanders, two Squadron Leaders and another crew member were killed in the Super Hercules...
  • Nine Indians shuttlers reach 2nd round of Malaysian GP Gold 26-03-2014 05:39 PM

    Johor Bahru: Nine Indian shuttlers, including Sourabh Varma and P C Thulasi, advanced to the second round of the men's and women's singles competitions in the USD 120,000 Malaysian Grand Prix Gold at Pasir Gudang here on Wednesday. Eighth seed Sourabh Varma, who has clinched three titles -- TATA Open,...
  • Sharief, Sangliana likely to join JDS, says Deve Gowda 20-03-2014 06:38 PM

    Congress veteran C K Jaffer Sharief and former MP H T Sangliana are likely to join JDS, party supremo and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda said on Thursday. Speaking to reporters, Gowda said, "If everything comes through, especially after the meeting I had with him, Sharief will contest...
  • Apple launches 8GB iPhone 5c; may hit Indian store shelves 18-03-2014 02:49 PM

    New Delhi: Adding a new varaint to its phone lineup, Apple has launched the 8GB iPhone 5c model, and is listed on the Apple UK, China and Australia stores. The phone is available on the UK store for 429 - 40 ($66) less than the 16GB model. Apart from the...
  • Apple to reportedly launch 8GB iPhone 5c on Tuesday 18-03-2014 12:15 PM

    New Delhi: Apple reportedly is planning to launch an 8GB version of its not-so-popular iPhone 5c. Leaked documents from telecom operator O2 Germany suggest that Apple may launch the 8GB iPhone 5c at 509 euros - which will be 60 euros less than the 16GB iphone 5c that currently retails...
  • Rangarajan says 5.2 per cent growth in Q4 achievable 14-03-2014 01:41 PM

    The economy can grow an annual 5.2 percent in the quarter to end-March on higher farm output growth, the chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council said on Friday. C Rangarajan also said he expects the economic growth to pick up to 5.5-6 per cent in the fiscal year...
  • Migrant from JDS wins Bangalore North primaries for Congress ticket 13-03-2014 05:17 PM

    Bangalore: C Narayanaswamy, who defected to the Congress from the Janata Dal Secular, has won primaries held for Bangalore North Lok Sabha seat. He defeated three other original Congress candidates including AICC spokesperson and IIM Bangalore professor M V Rajeeva Gowda, KPCC general secretary G C Chandrashekhar and former MLA...
  • Pakistan may extend Non-Discriminatory market access to India by March 10-03-2014 09:23 PM

    Pakistan is likely to extend Non-Discriminatory Market Access to India by the end of this month which would give a huge boost to bilateral trade ties, a media report on Monday said. Pakistan would get maximum tariff concessions for its export-oriented industry and in return will extend NDMA to India...
  • Veteran Kannada actor C R Simha passes away 01-03-2014 10:50 AM

    Bangalore: Kannada theatre and film artiste C R Simha died of prostrate cancer here today. The 72-year-old Simha passed away at a private hospital, family sources said. He is survived by his wife and son Ritwik Simha. Simha had acted in several films, including award-wining Sankalpa Samskara, Bara, Chitegoo Chinte,...
  • Indo-Pak officials likely to meet next month on LoC trade 27-02-2014 06:31 PM

    India and Pakistani officials are likely to meet in New Delhi next month to review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for trade along the Line of Control in the wake of the row over arrest of a truck driver hailing from Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK) for allegedly smuggling 'brown sugar' worth Rs.100 crore....
  • Cross LoC trade resumes on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route 26-02-2014 02:01 PM

    Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad route resumed on Wednesday after remaining suspended for over five weeks. "The trade between the two sides of Kashmir on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road resumed today following agreement between the two sides on Monday to this effect," officials said. They said 22 trucks carrying goods...
  • Champions Spain have comfortable draw for Euro 2016 23-02-2014 06:45 PM

    Nice, France: Two-time defending European champion Spain face a seemingly comfortable road to defend their title at Euro 2016 after being drawn in Group C along with Luxembourg, Macedonia, Belarus, Slovakia and Ukraine on Sunday. The Netherlands were drawn in a tougher-looking Group A and faces the Czech Republic, Turkey,...
  • 11 security men killed in 208 LoC firing incident in 2013: Omar Abdullah 21-02-2014 06:39 PM

    As many as 11 security personnel were killed while 24 others injured in 208 incidents of firing from across Lone of Control (LoC) in Jammu region last year, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Friday. 25 civilians were also injured in the firing from across the LoC. In a written...
  • Airtel launches 4G mobile services for iPhone 5s, 5c users in Bangalore 15-02-2014 05:41 PM

    Bangalore: Bharti Airtel, India largest private telecom operator, said it has launched 4G mobile services for Apple iPhone 5s and 5c users in the city enabling high definition video streaming with zero buffering among other features. iPhone owners would be able to enjoy these services at 3G prices. "Now Airtel...
  • BSNL to upgrade telephone exchanges in cities by March end 14-02-2014 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: State-run BSNL on Friday said the modernisation of its telephone exchanges, which are being equipped with new technology provided by Chinese firm Huawei, in cities is expected to complete by the end of next month. "We are about to finish Phase 1 of exchange modernization project using next...
  • 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,...
  • Apple iPhone 5c 16GB available online for Rs 36,899 11-02-2014 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: The 16GB Apple iPhone 5c is available at a discounted price of Rs 36,899 on e-commerce site Amazon.in. The iPhone 5c (16GB) comes with an MRP of Rs 41,900. The iPhone 5c has a 4-inch Retina display and is powered by Apple's A6 chip. It also has live...
  • London Bridge: Watch Prithviraj, Andrea in the trailer 31-01-2014 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Prithviraj Sukumaran is all set to enthrall his fans once again with 'London Bridge'. The film will also feature Andrea Jeremiah, Nanditha Raj and Mukesh in important roles. Directed by Anil C Menon, the film is scheduled to be released on February 1, 2014. ...
  • Srinagar-Muzaffarabad peace bus service to resume from Monday 30-01-2014 07:13 PM

    Inching towards the resolution of the deadlock over the cross LoC trade, Indian and Pakistan officials on Thursday decided to resume the operations of the Srinagar-Muzaffarabad peace bus from Monday. A senior state government official said the decision was taken at a meeting held at the Kaman Post on the...
  • Will the rumoured 5-inch iPhone turn the tables for Apple? 29-01-2014 02:02 PM

    San Francisco: Apple reshaped technology and society when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone seven years ago. Now, the trend-setting company is losing ground to rivals that offer what Apple has stubbornly refused to make: smartphones with lower prices and larger screens than the iPhone. The void in Apple's lineup is...
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class Grand Edition launched in India at Rs 36.81 lakh 29-01-2014 10:12 AM

    Mercedes-Benz India Limited has rolled out its 50,000th car from the Pune plant and has marked the event with the launch of the C-Class Grand Edition. The C-Class Grand Edition is available in both petrol and diesel variants and is priced at Rs 36.81 lakh and Rs 39.16 lakh, ex-Pune...
  • Pakistan refuses entry to peace bus from India 27-01-2014 05:58 PM

    Authorities in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Monday refused to allow a bus from India to enter, thereby continuing the deadlock over the cross-LoC trade and the peace bus service in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. Officials in Poonch district said when the Poonch-Rawlakote bus carrying 17 passengers reached the Chakan-Da-Bagh crossing...
  • Three security personnel to get Kirti Chakra for bravery 26-01-2014 12:33 PM

    Three personnel of the armed forces have been selected this year for the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peace time gallantry award, for their acts of bravery on the Line of Control (LoC), anti-maoist operation and relief operation in flood-hit Uttarakhand, respectively. The three are among 368 gallantry award winners...
  • Opposition stages walkout from assembly against TET 24-01-2014 10:05 PM

    Opposition members including thatof Congress and NPP on Friday staged a walkout from the state assembly demanding abolition of Rajasthan Teacher EligibilityTest (RTET). During the Question Hour, dissatisfied with EducationMinister K C Saraf's answer, opposition members led by Leaderof Opposition (Congress) Rameshwar Dudi and NationalistPeople's Party Dr K L Meena...