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  • Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' inspired by the movies he watched as a child 27-03-2014 02:24 PM

    Las Vegas: It's tough to get writer-director Christopher Nolan to divulge details about the plot of his upcoming sci-fi movie 'Interstellar'. "We're right in the thick of the first cut of the film," he said on stage during a question and answer session at the annual movie-theater convention CinemaCon in...
  • Shuttler Arvind Bhat clinches German Open title 02-03-2014 11:38 PM

    Mulheim an der Ruhr: Seasoned campaigner Arvind Bhat reached a new high in his badminton career when he defeated Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to clinch the men's singles title of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here on Sunday. The Indian veteran struck the form of his life at the...
  • Kareena Kapoor throws party for her hairstylist on his birthday 15-02-2014 02:38 PM

    New Delhi: In a gesture of gratitude, Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor threw a party for her hairstylist Pompy Hans. The hairstylist was called for some work on his birthday to Mehbbob Studio where the actress was shooting for a forthcoming promotional campaign. Kareena also called some of her friends to...
  • Microsoft considers Ericsson CEO for top job: Reports 16-01-2014 07:20 PM

    Microsoft Corp is considering Ericsson Chief Executive Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg reported, citing sources briefed on the software giant's executive search. The dynamic 48-year-old Swede fits the bill as a media-savvy technology fanatic, but his emergence as a leading candidate for the...
  • Microsoft considering Ericsson CEO as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer: Report 16-01-2014 10:50 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp is considering Ericsson AB Chief Executive Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg cited sources briefed on the software giant's executive search as saying on Wednesday. Bloomberg did not report on whether the company has reached out to Vestberg, who as...
  • Snowden writes to Germans to seek support in spy row 01-11-2013 08:49 PM

    Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has told Germany he is counting on international support to stop Washington's 'persecution' of him for revealing the scale of its worldwide phone and Internet surveillance. In an open letter to a country at the centre of the row over US spying on allies,...
  • Sonia Gandhi lays foundation stone of AIIMS in Raebareli 08-10-2013 01:12 PM

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of Uttar Pradesh's first All India Institute of Medical Sciences complex in her parliamentary constituency. Gandhi, who was accompanied by her daughter Priyanka Vadra, performed "bhoomi pujan" near old sugar mill at Munshiganj after which construction work for the building...
  • Dramatic rescue: IAF airlifts crashed Pawan Hans helicopter in Uttarakhand 04-09-2013 09:08 PM

    The Indian Air Force did a dramatic rescue operation by airlifting a Pawan Hans helicopter which had crashed in the state earlier. ...
  • Asian Tour returns to Vietnam with 500,000 dollar event 12-08-2013 04:33 PM

    The Asian Tour will return to Vietnam in September with a $500,000 event and the country's top golfers expect it to boost the Southeast Asian country's hopes of competing when golf makes its Olympic return in 2016. Announcing details of the September 19-22 event, Asian Tour executive chairman Kyi Hla...
  • Pawan Hans Helicopters failed to collect dues worth Rs 171 crore: CAG 11-08-2013 01:53 AM

    State-owned Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) has not collected dues worth over Rs 171 crore as it lacks a proper system for expeditious recovery of debts, government auditor CAG has said. "There was no system for timely recovery of debts due to which there was huge outstanding of Rs 171.87...
  • FTP: Has getting into a good college become the ultimate challenge for students and parents? 01-07-2013 11:55 PM

    Admission to the new four year undergraduate programme would not be an easy task for aspiring candidates as the first cut-off list announced by Delhi University nearly touched the 100 per cent mark with two colleges putting the ceiling at 99.75 per cent. ...
  • DU's second cut-off brings relief for students seeking admission in science courses 30-06-2013 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: A few Delhi University colleges released their second cut-off lists on Sunday, with a reduction in marks required for admission to the science courses. Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), Ramjas College and Hans Raj College announced their second cut-off lists for admission to the new four-year...
  • Mumbai gets seaplane service, cost tantamount to cab fare 12-05-2013 09:55 AM

    Mumbai: Life may get a little simpler for Mumbai's millions after a fresh transport option - a seaplane that will complete a two-hour road journey in 7 minutes which will cost Rs 750 equivalent to the cab fare for the same distance. Operated by a private operator Maritime Energy Heli...
  • Shakespeare's works now in Punjabi 06-03-2013 06:29 PM

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  • Saina enters 2nd round of French Open Super Series 24-10-2012 08:52 PM

    Paris: Fresh from her maiden Denmark Open title triumph, India ace Saina Nehwal started her French Open Super Series campaign in style, registering a hard-fought win over China's Li Han in women's singles event here on Wednesday. Top seeded Indian saw off her opponent 21-11 16-21 21-19 in a battle...
  • Pilot explains problems during quake relief work 21-09-2011 06:46 PM

    Gangatok: Chungthang in North Sikkim, one of the worst affected areas, is one of the few places accessible by helicopter. CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor spoke to the pilot of the Pawan Hans chopper on the operational difficulties involved in the relief sorties. ...
  • Hugh Jackman tops sexiest sci-fi star poll 02-09-2011 08:36 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Wolverine' star Hugh Jackman has beaten Johnny Depp and Harrison Ford to become the sexiest actor in science fiction. Jackman, 42, who plays a mutant superhero Wolverine in the X-Men franchise, has been voted by fans as their favourite sci-fi star in a poll conducted by a TV...
  • Meghalaya against Pawan Hans resuming services 29-07-2011 01:21 PM

    Shillong: The Meghalaya government has rejected a proposal of Pawan Hans Helicopter Limited to resume its services in the state which were suspended following the April 30 crash that killed former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu along with four others. "Officials of the helicopter service approached us about a...
  • DU cut-offs: 100 pc needed for B Com at SRCC 15-06-2011 09:09 PM

    New Delhi: If Sri Ram College of Commerce is your dream college and you are not a commerce student, 100 per cent is what you need to make that dream come true. At the nearby Hindu College you will need 99 per cent marks and if you settle for the...
  • BSF team visits helicopter crash site in Sirohi 14-05-2011 08:37 PM

    Jaipur: A BSF team comprising of technical experts on saturday visited the site in Sirohi district in Rajasthan to probe the helicopter crash that left four people dead. The mishap took place on Friday when the helicopter crashed in the hills of village Fatehpura near Abu Road here in the...
  • Are Pawan Hans choppers flying coffins? 05-05-2011 12:00 AM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Are Pawan Hans choppers flying coffins?' ...
  • Will government overhaul Pawan Hans? 04-05-2011 08:28 PM

    New Delhi: The Pawan Hans helicopter VT-PHT that crashed killing the Arunachal chief minister Dorjee Khandu and four others on Saturday was inducted only last year. The two pilots together had a flying record of over 7000 hours and experienced north east hands. On April 19, 2011 a Pawan hans...
  • Villagers identify Dorjee's body at crash site 04-05-2011 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: Hopes of finding Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu alive are all but over with locals spotting the debris of a chopper and also five bodies near Lobuthang in Tawang district on Wednesday morning. A few hours later, villagers in the area identified one of the dead as...