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  • WhatsApp to soon roll out video calling with Meerkat-like live streaming abilities 16 hours 46 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Amidst plans to roll out the much talked-about free voice calling feature to iPhones, WhatsApp is reported to be parallelly working on introducing video calls on its immensely popular instant messaging app. The plans to bring video calling to WhatsApp are still in its closed alpha stage and it...
  • People should understand Pt Madan Mohan Malviya's sacrifices, says his grandson Yesterday

    Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya will be posthumously awarded the Bharat Ratna on Monday. His family will receive the award on his behalf from the President. ...
  • As it happened: Australia vs New Zealand, ICC World Cup 2015 Final 3 days ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) After two of months of grueling cricket, we have got our two finalists; Australia and New Zealand as they battle it out for the coveted trophy at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Australia have had a brilliant tournament so far with all their...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar receives threat letter from ISIS 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Malaysian chapter of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Art of Living has received threatening letters from the Islamic State (IS) terror group, a close aide of the spiritual leader claimed on Saturday. "Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is touring some countries in the far east and he landed in...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, World Cup 2015, 2nd semi-final 6 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. An undefeated India will face their biggest challenge of the World Cup when they take on co-hosts and four-time champions Australia in the latter's backyard at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). There has been a lot of talk about the match...
  • Do not broadcast live anti-terrorist operations: I&B Ministry to TV channels March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry has issued an advisory to all television channels not to broadcast live anti-terrorist operations to avoid any adverse impact on rescue exercise. The advisory came in the wake of some television channels covering live anti-terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district on March...
  • Twitter turns 9 today: Here's a list of the top 10 tweets that define its history March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter- the microblogging site that created a revolution with its simple 140-character style has completed 9 years today. Set up on March 21, 2006, Twitter has attained the status of a platform for social discourses and opinion building. Celebrating the anniversary, Twitter's blog looked back at some of the...
  • Excited about entertaining people and engaging with them: Farhan Akhtar March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar, who has excelled in his multiple talents repeatedly, says it's the joy of entertaining people and engaging with them that keeps him going. A successful director, producer, actor and singer, how does he do justice to his many roles? "It purely stems from belief in the project, in the...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, World Cup 2015, semi-finals March 21, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) A much-anticipated pulsating battle between New Zealand's bowlers and two-time champions West Indies' big hitters may well decide the fourth quarter-final of the World Cup. Co-hosts New Zealand are high on confidence after romping into the knock-out stage with an all-win record in...
  • As it happened; Australia vs Pakistan, World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final March 20, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) Hosts Australia will have to counter a rising and unpredictable Pakistan in the third cricket World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval. While four-time World Cup winners Australia can easily be termed as favourites going by the past performance and the arsenal they...
  • As it happened: India vs Bangladesh, 2nd quarter-final March 19, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) As India look to hold on to their winning momentum and register their seventh win on the trot in the tournament, Bangladesh would aim to upset the defending champions just like they did way back in the group stages of 2007. But as...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Sri Lanka, 1st Quarter-final March 18, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) It will be a highly-charged contest between two powerful batting line-ups as former champions Sri Lanka take on superbly talented but traditional under-performers South Africa in the first quarter-final of the cricket World Cup at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). In a quest...
  • Meerkat CEO grateful to Twitter for helping jump-start the service March 17, 2015

    New York: Days after Twitter cut Meerkat - a new smartphone video live-streaming service - off from easily reaching the micro-blogging site's audience, the company said it was "grateful" to Twitter for helping jump-start the service. "We would not be sitting here if it wasn't for Twitter. We need to be...
  • Oregon woman sets herself on fire, crashes car, jumps off bridge - and lives March 16, 2015

    An Oregon woman who set herself on fire while driving, crashed her car on an interstate and then jumped off a highway bridge to a park below, survived the ordeal and was being treated at Portland area hospital, police said on 13th March. Another driver reported in an emergency call to...
  • Meerkat to Stre.am: Live-streaming apps dominate buzz at SXSW 2015 March 16, 2015

    Austin: A live-streaming app called Meerkat, calls to online activism and pedicabs with a "Game of Thrones" Iron throne seat were the top topics of conversation at South by Southwest over the weekend, as 33,000-plus members of the technology, marketing and media industries poured into Austin, Texas. "You never know what's...
  • Meerkat: This new app lets Twitter users stream live videos from their phones March 16, 2015

    San Francisco: Live streaming video from a smartphone may soon be known as "meerkatting" thanks to a new app that allows anyone with an iPhone to become a roving reporter. The free application called Meerkat has become a virtual overnight sensation since its low-key arrival on Apple's online App Store late...
  • Dwayne Johnson to host 'Saturday Night Live' for the fourth time March 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Dwayne Johnson, better known as 'The Rock', will host TV show 'Saturday Night Live' for the fourth time on the March 28 episode. Along with Jhonson, George Ezra will be making his first appearance as 'Saturday Night Live's' musical guest, reports ew.com. The WWE superstar will next be seen...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs UAE, World Cup 2015, Match 41 March 15, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) On Sunday (March 15), the final day of the 2015 World Cup group stages, different permutations and combinations will come into play to decide which two of West Indies, Pakistan and Ireland progress to the knockouts. West Indies are expected to unleash...
  • President Obama reads out mean tweets about him on the latest episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live and it is epic! March 13, 2015

    US President Barack Obama is perhaps one of the coolest politicians we have seen in recent times. After featuring in the popular Buzz Feed video, Obama has now featured in Jimmy Kimmel Live and gone ahead and read out few mean tweets that the Twitterati has tweeted about him. All...
  • As it happened: Afghanistan vs England, World Cup, Match 38 March 13, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) Afghanistan will look to follow the lead of Bangladesh when they face England in their World Cup finale in Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). England, reeling from the fall-out of a World Cup where they, like tournament debutants Afghanistan, have so far only beaten...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs Bangladesh, World Cup, Match 37 March 13, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) Pre-match: Bangladesh will seek to exploit New Zealand's weakness against spin and halt the co-hosts' unbeaten run when the teams meet in the World Cup in Hamilton on Friday. Bangladesh surprised everyone by knocking out England with a hard-fought 15-run win on...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy Final, Karnataka vs Tamil Nadu, Day 2 March 9, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 Report: As many as 14 wickets fell on the first day of the Ranji Trophy final being played between holders Karnataka and Tamil Nadu at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday. Put in to bat, Tamil Nadu were...
  • Can't keep live-in relations outside purview of rape: Delhi High Court March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has refused to keep live-in relationships outside the purview of rape under the IPC, saying it would amount to giving them the status of matrimony, which the legislature has chosen "not to do". The court made the observation while hearing a PIL, which had sought...
  • As it happened: Saina Nehwal vs Carolina Marin, All England Badminton Championships final March 8, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Indian ace Saina Nehwal sailed into the All England Championships final after beating her Chinese opponent Sun Yu on Saturday. The third seeded Indian prevailed 21-13, 21-13 in a 5--minute contest against the 18th seed. ...
  • Can't keep live-in relations outside purview of rape: Delhi High Court March 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has refused to keep live-in relationships outside the purview of rape under the Indian Penal Code, saying it would amount to giving them the status of matrimony, which the legislature has chosen "not to do". The court made the observation while hearing a PIL, which...
  • As it happened: Australia vs Sri Lanka, World Cup, Match 32, Pool A March 8, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: If there's one Asian team not overawed by the Australia experience, it's Sri Lanka. They may trail 31-55 in the overall head-to-head numbers, but in matches against Australian on their turf in the new millennium, they have...
  • Living it up: What to and how much to eat March 7, 2015

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', experts comment on what to and how much to eat. They stress on how a balanced diet and five minutes of warm up is vital to lead an active life. ...
  • Twitter is planning to buy live-streaming app Periscope: Report March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter is reportedly said to be mulling the purchase of live-streaming app, Periscope, in a deal which is said to be around $100 million dollars. Periscope allows users to upload live video wherever they are and broadcast it to allow people to watch it. A Techcrunch report stated that...
  • As it happened: World Cup 2015, Ireland vs Zimbabwe, Match 30 March 7, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) Quick Preview: Ireland and Zimbabwe face each other in a Pool B clash at Bellerive Oval in Hobart on Saturday in a match that could have a key bearing on both sides' chances of reaching the quarter-finals of the World Cup. The Irish...
  • Cricketnext launches brand new app for iOS and Android March 6, 2015

    Stay tuned to the World Cup, including fastest scorecard, and everything else in the cricket world at the tap of your finger. ...