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  • Fire C: Alactel OneTouch launches Firefox smartphone at Rs 1,990 in India 4 hours 55 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Handset maker Alcatel OneTouch has partnered Mozilla to launch a new smartphone, priced at Rs 1,990. Alcatel Onetouch's claims the entry-level smartphone - Fire C 2G - is the most affordable device in the category in India. The phone will be available exclusively through eCommerce major Flipkart. "We see a...
  • Meghalaya flood toll 52, waters recede a wk after calamity 2 days ago

    Shillong: Flash floods and landslides claimed the lives of at least 52 person in Meghalaya as properties worth several crore of rupees were damaged, Deputy Chief Minister Roytre C Laloo said on Monday. "Official figures have indicated that 52 persons lost their lives, mostly in the Garo Hills region, and...
  • Four foods to help increase muscle tone 4 days ago

    London: Most of the population think that a combination of cardio, strength and resistance training is essential for your toned physique, but so are good nutritious meals. When working toward better muscle tone, it's very important to get the right nutrients into your diet. If you haven't given your body the...
  • GSLV MK III will make India self-reliant in space: Scientist 4 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: India does not need to rely on foreign countries for launching heavier communication satellites once its experimental mission of GSLV Mark III tasted success, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) Director M Chandra Dathan on Saturday said. "The GSLV Mark III, scheduled to be launched in November first week, will carry...
  • ISRO getting ready for IRNSS 1C launch in October 5 days ago

    Chennai: Amid the success of India's Mars Orbiter Mission to the Red Planet, ISRO scientists are working towards the launch of the country's next rocket PSLV-C26, which would carry IRNSS 1C satellite, the third in the IRNSS series from Sriharikota on October 9. "We are working towards the launch of IRNSS...
  • Book on Narendra Modi's life to come out in November September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: A book chronicling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rise in politics as well as other aspects of his life will hit book stores in November. The book "Narendra Modi: a Charismatic and Visionary Statesman" has been authored jointly by Adish C Aggarwal and Sarah J Marchington. To be released...
  • C Vidyasagar Rao swornin as Maharashtra governor August 30, 2014

    Mumbai: C Vidyasagar Rao was on Saturday sworn in as governor of Maharashtra at a function in Raj Bhavan. Bombay High Court Chief Justice Mohit Shah administered the oath of office and secrecy to Rao, a senior BJP leader from Telangana. Rao took over from Gujarat Governor OP Kohli, who was given...
  • Sony Xperia C3: Sony launches a 'selfie' smartphone in India at Rs 23,990 August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Looking to cash in on the 'selfie' craze among youth, Japanese electronics giant Sony launched the dualSIM Xperia C3 in India for Rs 23,990. "Xperia C3 is a unique new smartphone from Sony, created to offer the ultimate social sharing experience with a new...
  • IAF receives 6th C17 Globemaster III aircraft July 28, 2014

    The Indian Air Force received its sixth C17 Globemaster III on Monday. The arrival of the new addition to the IAF was recieved by the Defence Minister Arun Jaitley who visited the Palam Airbase in New Delhi and familiarised himself with the aircraft. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief...
  • CWG 2014: Narayan qualifies for hammer throw final, Kamalpreet ousted July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: C Narayan Singh on Monday qualified for the finals of the men's hammer throw event at the 20th Commonwealth Games even as Kamalpreet Singh crashed out in the qualifying round. 23yearold Narayan threw the hammer to a distance of 67.95 in his first attempt, which proved to be his best...
  • India blow away Ghana, Uganda in mixed team badminton July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers launched their Commonwealth Games campaign on a resounding note as they blanked minnows Ghana and Uganda 50 in Group B matches of the mixed team event at the 20th edition of the multisport event. Having thrashed Ghana in their opener, Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa crushed M Nankabirwa...
  • Budget 2014: Directions set up and reiteration on the fiscal consolidation,says C Rangarajan July 10, 2014

    Former chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, C Rangarajan said that the directions set in the budget are appropriate and welcome. "I think the reiteration on the fiscal consolidation is particularly welcome but whether we will be able to get 4.1 per cent is not very...
  • 'The HundredFoot Journey' trailer: It is Om Puri vs Helen Mirren in a battle of cuisines July 10, 2014

    What happens when a happygolucky Indian family crosses path with one of France's most celebrated chefs? The latest Lasse Hallstrom film 'The HundredFoot Journey' features Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla and Helen Mirren in this warm tale of crosscultural cuisines. The film is based on a novel by the...
  • Chhattisgarh among poorest states with over 40% BPL population: C Rangarajan panel July 9, 2014

    Chhattisgarh, Manipur, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar and Assam figure among the poorest states where over 40 per cent of people are below poverty line, according to the C Rangarajan panel. According to the report of the panel headed by former PMEAC Chairman C Rangarajan, 47.9 per cent people are poor...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 7, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Rs 27 vs Rs 32: Who really is an Indian poor? July 7, 2014

    The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Rangarajan report also states...
  • News 360: Centre says price checks in place; Opposition stages walk out July 7, 2014

    Prices of food items are under control and there is no need for panic, the government declared on Monday in the Rajya Sabha which took up an impromptu discussion on inflation on the opening day of the Budget session after the opposition pressed for it. ...
  • Rangarajan panel on poverty says 3 out of 10 people in India are poor July 7, 2014

    The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Tendulkar committee report had...
  • Rangarajan defends his committee's report on poverty figures July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: C Rangarajan, Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, under attack from various political parties over his revised poverty figures, has defended his committee's report. Speaking to Network18, Rangarajan said that results brought forth by the panel were based on the estimates given by the National...
  • Full text: Rangarajan committee report on poverty estimates July 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The findings of the Rangarajan panel report on poverty estimates states that three out of 10 people in India are poor. The report has hiked the poverty limit to Rs 47 per day in cities, stating that people spending below that would be considered poor. The Tendulkar committee...
  • Axe the Tax: Increase tax deduction under 80 C from Rs 1 lakh to 3 lakh July 4, 2014

    Mathew and Vineetha George are IT professionals with two young children and the need to save for their future. The income and cost of living has risen over the years but the exemption cap of Rs one lakh on savings has stayed unchanged since 2007. A rise in this cap...
  • Preetha Reddy to succeed me as Apollo Hospitals Chairman: Prathap C Reddy July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Apollo Hospitals founder chairman Prathap C Reddy said on Thursday his daughter Preetha Reddy is likely to succeed him as the chairman of the group. "As things stand today Preetha is most likely to succeed me as chairman," Apollo Hospitals group chairman Prathap C Reddy told a private...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Petrol prices hiked by Rs 1.69, diesel up by 50 paise June 30, 2014

    The ongoing crisis in Iraq has paved way to increase in oil prices in India. While petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre, diesel prices has been increased by 50 paise a litre. ...
  • Full text of PM Narendra Modi's speech at ISRO's PSLVC23 launch June 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday witnessed the launch of ISRO's PSLVC23 rocket which placed five foreign satellites into the orbit successfully. Congratulating the ISRO scientists, Modi asked them to make the benefits of space research available to the common man. He urged the ISRO scientists to work on developing a...
  • 'We have done a lot but yeh dil maange more': Top 10 quotes from Narendra Modi at the PSLV C23 rocket launch at Sriharikota June 30, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated scientists for the successful launch of the PSLV C23 rocket carrying five foreign satellites at the Satish Dhawan space centre in Sriharikota. Modi witnessed the PSLV launch at Sriharikota. The indigenous PSLV C23 rocket is carrying five satellites, including the French Earth observation...
  • PM Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO for PSLV C23 launch, asks scientists to develop a SAARC satellite June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday witnessed the PSLV C23 launch from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre. A thrilled Modi congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation scientists and thanked them for giving him the opportunity to witness the launch in person. Speaking after the launch of the five foreign satellites,...
  • Global endorsement of India's space capability: Modi June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: This is a "global endorsement of India's space capability", said Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the successful launch of an Indian rocket that carried five foreign satellites. Modi said: "Congratulations to everybody." "I feel specially privileged to witness this event in person," said Modi who clapped as the Polar Satellite Launch...