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  • Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Abhishek Bachchan perform at the music launch of 'Happy New Year' Yesterday

    King Khan knows how to do things in style. The music launch of his much awaited Diwali release, 'Happy New Year' was a grand event in Mumbai which was telecast live on Youtube and Twitter. Shah Rukh Khan ensured that fans across the world could watch it live...
  • U2 drops new surprise album 'Songs of Innocence' at Apple unveiling 6 days ago

    Cupertino: Surprise! U2 just put out a new album, and the renowned rock band is giving it away for free to iTunes users. U2 made the unexpected announcement Tuesday at Apple's unveiling event in Cupertino, California. All customers with iTunes accounts could download the 11-song "Songs of Innocence" for free Tuesday...
  • iPhone 6 or iWatch: What does Apple have in store? 1 week ago

    Tech giant Apple has announced a big launch for Tuesday. Speculation is rife that it could be the launch of iPhone 6 or even the iWatch? ...
  • Online 'ischooledx' launched to help students in traditional schooling September 6, 2014

    Kochi: Aiming to help students do well in studies and hone their innovative skills, a free online school 'ischooledx' has been launched that will provide a platform for students to overcome shortcomings of their traditional schooling. In today's world of cut-throat competition, sometimes nurturing creative and innovative talent of students...
  • AirAsia launches daily flight to Jaipur, Chandigarh September 5, 2014

    Jaipur: Low cost carrier AirAsia started its services in northern India with the launch of daily direct flights to Jaipur and Chandigarh from Bangalore. AirAsia India CEO, Mittu Chandilya, who was here on the Bangalore-Jaipur launch flight, said both the cities have great potential to expand and hence the airline has...
  • PM Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources: Jaitley August 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi keeps himself informed through multiple sources, and has fostered a lot of decentralization in the NDA government contrary to wide perception about him centralizing power, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday. Releasing books 'Narendra Modi: The Game Changer' and 'Being Modi' here, Jaitley also...
  • Now covere Juhu to Lonavala in 30 minutes by commercial sea-plane August 25, 2014

    The Juhu-Lonavala commercial sea-plane service was launched on Monday. The first flight took off from Juhu beach in Mumbai. Now cover the 82-km long journey from Mumbai to Lonavala in just 30 minutes. ...
  • Juhu-Lonavala sea plane service scheduled to be launched today August 25, 2014

    Mumbai: The Juhu-Lonavala commercial sea-plane service is scheduled to be launched on Monday. The state government is looking at it as a step to boost tourism in Maharashtra. The first flight will take off around 11 am from Juhu beach in Mumbai and will land at the Pawana dam near Lonavala. The...
  • Nitish Kumar launches Bihar on Wikipedia campaign August 16, 2014

    JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday launched the 'Bihar on Wikipedia' campaign to "strengthen Brand Bihar". "We know much about Bihar's golden history, culture, great personalities, traditions and astonishing stories, but the world connected to the Internet doesn't. We are launching the 'Bihar on Wikipedia' campaign for...
  • Advanced version of BrahMos missile test-fired July 8, 2014

    Balasore (Odisha): India test-fired an advanced version of the 290-km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Odisha coast on Tuesday. The missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher from the Integrated Test Range(ITR) at Chandipur at about 10.40 AM, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) said. The missile is capable of carrying...
  • PM Narendra Modi congratulates ISRO for PSLV C-23 launch, asks scientists to develop a SAARC satellite June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday witnessed the PSLV C-23 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,...
  • ISRO to launch PSLV C-23 with 5 foreign satellites today June 30, 2014

    Sriharikota: It is a big day for the Indian Space Research Organisation on Monday as last minute preparations are in full swing for the launch of the PSLV C-23 rocket at 9:52 am. The PSLV-C23 rocket will be carrying satellites of France, Germany, Canada and Singapore. Among the audience will...
  • PM to witness launch of ISRO's PSLV C-23 rocket on Sunday June 28, 2014

    Chennai: In his first visit to Tamil Nadu after becoming Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will make a brief stopover on Sunday enroute to Sriharikota to witness the launch of ISRO's PSLV C-23 rocket. Modi has no official engagements in the city even as state BJP sources said they have not planned...
  • No difficulty in implementing policies if PM can whip ministers: Shourie June 17, 2014

    Mumbai: If bureaucrats are to implement the policies of the government, they would do so very efficiently if there is a prime minister who can "whip ministers and secretaries into doing their work", former Union Minister Arun Shourie said. "If you really want bureaucrats to implement policies, they will very efficiently...
  • 2014 BMW X5 launched in India at Rs 70.9 lakh May 29, 2014

    The much spoken about BMW X5, codenamed F15 has finally launched in India at a price of Rs 70.9 lakh ex-showroom, pan-India. With deliveries expected as soon as next week, the latest X5 is expected to make an exciting debut in the Indian market. Launched only with a 3.0-litre six-cylinder...
  • Japan launches new satellite to survey disasters May 24, 2014

    Japan successfully launched a new mapping satellite on Saturday that will be used to survey damage from natural disasters and changes affecting rainforests. The Advanced Land Observing Satellite-2 (ALOS-2) will be able to see scars left by catastrophes such as Japan's 2011 tsunami as well as monitor progress made in reconstruction,...
  • Toyota Etios Cross launched in India at Rs 5.76 lakh May 7, 2014

    Toyota India has launched its Etios Cross compact crossover at Rs 5.76 lakh, ex-Delhi. The Etios Cross comes in four variants, two for the petrol and two for the diesel respectively. Petrol variants are named 'G' and 'V' while the diesel ones are named as 'GD' and 'VD'. The Etios Cross...
  • 2014 Hero Glamour launched in India at Rs 53,375 May 7, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp has launched its 2014 Glamour model in India at a starting price of Rs 53,375 (ex-showroom, Delhi). The bike is available in two trims: regular and FI. The regular Glamour comes with drum and disc version and is priced at 53,375 and Rs 55,375, while the FI is offered...
  • Hyundai launches new variant of Eon in India at Rs 3.83 lakh May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India today rolled out a new variant of its entry-level car Eon, priced at Rs 3.83 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new variant, which comes with 1 litre Kappa engine, will be available along with the current 0.8 litre variants of Eon, Hyundai...
  • Audi launches upgraded version of A8L car in India at Rs 1.12 crore May 5, 2014

    Mumbai: German luxury carmaker Audi rolled out the upgraded version of its flagship model A8L, priced at Rs 1.12 crore (ex-showroom Delhi) and Rs 1.14 crore (ex-showroom Maharashtra). "The new Audi A8L offers luxury connoisseurs in India excellent comfort, superb craftsmanship, strict lightweight construction and a broad portfolio of high-end...
  • Mercedes-Benz to launch ML63AMG in India on May 15 May 5, 2014

    Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that it will be launching the ML63AMG in India on May 15. The launch of the ML63 follows that of the GL63AMG which was launched last month. Powering the ML63AMG is a biturbo 5.5-litre V8 engine which produces 532PS/700Nm. This powerplant is mated to an 7G-Tronic AMG Speedshift...
  • Watch the final trailer of 'X-Men: Days Of Future Past' April 16, 2014

    The final trailer of 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' has been released and it promises to be the biggest and best of all the other trailer. The trailer shows Wolverine travel back in time to round up the mutants' younger selves. The star-studded promo also features Jennifer Lawrence, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender...
  • 2014 Jaguar XJ bookings begin in India April 7, 2014

    Jaguar India is wasting no time in grabbing a share of the luxury market. It has started accepting bookings for its flagship model - the 2014 Jaguar XJ. The price for this model has not been disclosed but the booking amount has been fixed at Rs 5,00,000, with deliveries set...
  • Advanced Supersonic BrahMos Missile successfully test fired from Pokhran April 7, 2014

    Army on Monday successfully test fired an advanced version of 290 km range supersonic cruise missile BrahMos as part of a user trial at Pokhran test range in Rajasthan. The missile was launched by a mobile autonomous launcher deployed in full configuration with mobile command post at the ranges. "The launch was...
  • Indian rocket carrying navigation satellite blasts off April 4, 2014

    An Indian rocket carrying the country's second navigation satellite - IRNSS-1B - on Friday blasted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota  in 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 into...
  • 2014 BMW M6 Gran Coupe launched in India at Rs 1.75 crore April 3, 2014

    BMW India has launched the 2014 M6 Gran Coupe at Rs 1,75,40,000 pan India. The M6 is the petrol-powered performance oriented variant of the 6 Series Gran Coupe and is now the flagship model in the M series. As is the case with most M variants, the BMW M6 Gran Coupe...
  • Audi to start selling A3 sedan in India from mid-2014 March 23, 2014

    Ingolstadt: German luxury auto brand Audi will begin selling its premium A3 Sedan in India from middle of the year and the much-awaited car will be rolled out from the company's production facility in Aurangabad. The brand with the four rings said it has decided to assemble A3 in India...
  • 2014 Renault Fluence to be launched in India on March 19 March 15, 2014

    Renault showcased the new 2014 Fluence at this year's Auto Expo. The company has already begun production of the car at its Chennai facility based in Oragadam. The car will hit showrooms by March 19. The new Fluence will be available in E2 and E4 trims with a diesel motor....
  • Samsung Galaxy S5 could get off to a slow start in its home market March 10, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co's Galaxy S5 smartphone could get off to a slow start in South Korea as the flagship's launch next month will coincide with a 45-day ban on local carriers selling phones, analysts said. Samsung plans to start global sales of the S5 on April 11, with South Korea...