FIFTH ANNIVERSARY

  • Xiaomi sets its new record by selling over 2 million phones in 12 hours April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has reported that it has broken its own flash-sale record by selling more than two million phones in its 12-hour 'Mi Fan Festival'. The Mi Fan Festival marked the Chinese smartphone maker's fifth anniversary on April 8 in which it also sold 38,000 televisions, 200,000 fitness bands...
  • Tight security in Old City on Friday May 18, 2012

    HYDERABAD: In view of the fifth anniversary of the Mecca Masjid bomb blast on Friday, police have beefed up security in various parts of the old city Police said they were stepping up the security at the mosque, Charminar, other monuments, places of worship and other public places.Vehiclechecking and patrolling...
  • 5th tsunami anniversary: Memories still haunt the living December 26, 2009

    Chennai/Porayar: With tears in their eyes, family members on Saturday remembered those swallowed by the deadly tsunami on the Tamil Nadu coast five years ago that left over 8,000 dead. Candlelight processions and ceremonies to offer prayers to the deceased were held all over the state. The giant waves triggered by undersea...
  • Authors 'book' Dec 13 questions December 12, 2006

    New Delhi: Wednesday, December 13 is the fifth anniversary of the attack on Parliament and a timely book, released a day before, raises 13 questions on the daring attack. The lead essay of 13 December A Reader: The Strange Case of the Attack on the Indian Parliament is written...
  • Arundhati Speaks: 13 questions on Dec 13 December 12, 2006

    New Delhi: Exactly five years back from this day, terrorists stormed Parliament House in a suicidal attack killing eight and injuring 18. As the country looks back again to the daring attack on the very symbol of democracy, writeractivist Arundhati Roy poses 13 questions for the Government of India and the...