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  • President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurates centenary function of Patna High Court 9 hours 39 minutes ago

    Patna: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that elected representatives would have strong desire to go for populism which might affect individual rights and the duty of the judiciary is to show red flag to any infringement of fundamental rights of a citizen. Inaugurating the centenary celebration of the Patna High...
  • MCC unveils 2nd phase of Lord's redevelopment plan 10 hours 43 minutes ago

    London: The second phase of redevelopment for the iconic Lord's Stadium was on Saturday unveiled by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). The project, which is the biggest planned phase of the Masterplan for Lord's, includes a replacement for the Tavern and Allen Stands, a new Thomas Lord Building, a new Tavern...
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifts Madhubani painting to Lord Mayor of Hannover 6 days ago

    Hannover: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday presented to Lord Mayor of Hannover Stefan Schostok a Madhubani painting depicting various stages of life. The Lord Mayor is the highest representative of the state capital of Hannover and simultaneously the head of the administration. The painting is painted on canvas by a 70-year...
  • Taylor Swift, Lorde shoot down fight rumours April 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Taylor Swift has set the record straight about rumours that she's fighting with pop star Lorde. On Monday, Lorde shared the 'Love story' singer's tweet on her own Twitter page and added a comment to the post, reports aceshowbiz.com. "Media, when you say 'Lorde & Taylor are fighting' -...
  • Watch: Odisha's Banajaga yatra April 5, 2015

    Odisha's Naba-kalebara festival is underway in the Puri district of Odisha where priests re-make the idols of Lord Jagannath. Around 50 lakh people are expected to flock to Puri for this festival. ...
  • Lord Ram at centre of yet another BJP-SP flashpoint April 3, 2015

    Lucknow: Hindu lord Ram is once again at the centre of a flashpoint between the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh. Daggers drawn over the past two decades on the Ram Janmabhoomi imbroglio, the two parties are now set to fight it out on...
  • PM Modi visits Ganga Talao in Mauritius, prays at temple March 12, 2015

    Port Louis: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Ganga Talao, considered to be the most sacred Hindu place in Mauritius, and offered prayers at the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Modi, who held talks with Mauritius' top leadership on Wednesday night, began the second day of his trip here...
  • Chinese artist creates oriental illustrations of 'The Lord of the Rings' and they are insanely beautiful February 25, 2015

    'The Lord of the Rings' has always been a thing of beauty. Be it in terms of author JRR Tolkien's beautiful language, or director Peter Jackson's mind-blowing visuals. And now, Chinese Artist Jian Guo has added a bit more to that. He has created mesmerizing illustrations of scenes from 'The...
  • 'Game of Thrones' season 5 trailer released; features Petyr Baelish, Daenerys Targaryen, Tyrion Lannister, among others January 31, 2015

    Los Angeles: Revenge will be a key theme in the next instalment of "Game of Thrones", the newly launched trailer of the show's fifth season has revealed. The trailer debuted during the IMAX screening of the show and was released online Friday. It sees some of the many characters of the...
  • 'The Immortals of Meluha' writer Amish Tripathi's next is a series about Lord Ram January 24, 2015

    Jaipur: After writing extensively on Lord Shiva, bestselling author Amish Tripathi Friday revealed his next series of books will be on Lord Ram. The banker-turned-author made this announcement at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival and said he was "curious to know how the entire battle between Ram and Ravana unfolds". "It was...
  • 'The Lego Movie' misses out on a nomination in Oscar 2015, director Phil Lord builds one instead January 16, 2015

    'The Lego Movie' may have missed out on an Oscar nomination this year in the best animation category, but co-director of the film Philip Lord had other alternatives. Soon after the nominations were announced on Thursday, fans of the film started tweeting their disappointment at the film not making it...
  • Delighted to be a part of Vibrant Gujarat Summit, says UK Minister Livingstone January 16, 2015

    Minister of Trade UK Lord Livingstone talks about investments flowing into India because of the Vibrant Gujarat Summit held in Gandhinagar. ...
  • Lord Meghnad Desai to receive Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Award January 1, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Renowned UK-based economist and politician of Gujarati origin, Lord Meghnad Desai, has been selected by the Vishwa Gujarat Samaj (VGS) for being conferred with the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Vishwa Pratibha Award, for his contribution to society as a Gujarati. Gujarat Governor OP Kohli is set to present the award to...
  • Lord's to host ICC World Cup 2019 final December 18, 2014

    London: Lord's has been chosen to host the 2019 World Cup final and the 2017 Women's World Cup final, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The ECB also revealed the 2019 semi-finals will be held at Old Trafford in Manchester and Edgbaston in Birmingham. The Oval, Taunton, Chester-le-Street, Headingley,...
  • Steel has done a lot for me, says Lord Swraj Paul November 19, 2014

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, British-Indian businessman Lord Swraj Paul shares his business life experience amidst growing competition. He also talks about Indo-Britain relationship and the Modi government. ...
  • 10 reasons why we want to be like Ian McKellen when we grow up October 26, 2014

    He's the ruthless Magneto, he's the wise Gandalf. He's Sherlock Holmes too. He's cool, he's suave, has a wicked sense of humour AND is best friends with Patrick Stewart....
  • India celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour October 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated with traditional fervour across the country with people exchanging sweets and gifts with friends and relatives, decking up their houses with earthen diyas and tiny lights and illuminating the evening sky with fireworks. Children and youths burst crackers and lit sparklers...
  • UP government seals agreement for construction of Buddha statue October 21, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government finalised an agreement with Maitreya Project for construction of 200-feet Lord Buddha statue in Kushinagar district. The decision in this regard was taken at the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. As per the agreement, the proposed height the bronze statue has been...
  • San Francisco stations banish Lorde's 'Royals' song ahead of baseball World Series where they face rival Kansas City Royals October 21, 2014

    San Francisco: At least two Northern California radio stations have pledged not to play New Zealand artist Lorde's song "Royals," in solidarity with the San Francisco Giants during their World Series matchup with the Kansas City Royals. The decision by San Francisco stations KOIT and KFOG to drop the song, which...
  • Watch: Unapologetic man torments his totally uninterested girlfriend with 'Lord of the Rings' quotes in this amusing video October 13, 2014

    You don't have to be a 'Lord of the Rings' fan to enjoy this video. This couple is just one of those odd ones you cannot believe are still together. From the kitchen to a holiday - a man annoys his girlfriend with Lord of the Rings quotes everywhere she...
  • Centre plans to launch AC train in Buddhist circuit from 2015 September 27, 2014

    Bodh Gaya: The Centre announced a slew of measures including launching an air-conditioned train in Buddhist circuit from next year and putting signboards in languages of different countries for non-English speakers to make Bodh Gaya and other places associated with Lord Buddha more attractive for visitors. All the electric poles...
  • Hinduja brothers presented Lifetime Achievement Award in UK September 25, 2014

    London: Leading NRI businessmen G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords. The award, constituted by the Indo-European Business Forum (IEBF), was presented to the Hinduja brothers at the event which was hosted...
  • Vikram's beastly look in 'I' crafted by the same Academy Awardwinning studio who designed visual effects for 'Avatar', 'Lord of the Rings' September 17, 2014

    Chennai: A New Zealand based studio known for its stunning visual effects in Hollywood movies has done the make up for the hero in ace director Shankar's upcoming mega budget Tamil film "I." The hero, Vikram, also plays the role of an eyesorish man and makeup for the character was done...
  • Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations end in Tamil Nadu today September 7, 2014

    Chennai: Marking the end of 10day Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations across Tamil Nadu, thousands of idols of Lord Ganesha were immersed in the sea at various places. Barring a stray incident of stone throwing at Muthupettai in Tiruvarur District, in which none was injured, the celebrations went off peacefully across the...
  • Tamil Nadu: Police seek information on 900yearold idol of Lord Nataraja abroad September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Alerted about a 900yearold idol of Lord Nataraja, said to have been smuggled abroad and bought by an art gallery for a princely sum, Tamil Nadu police sought information from public as well as officials to help them trace it. Releasing a picture of the idol, police announced a...
  • 'Lord of the Rings' fans please take note: Someone just explained why legends have been unfair to Boromir and its awesome September 2, 2014

    Even among the hardcore Lord of The Rings fans, there won't be too many supporting Boromir, the High Warden of the White Tower, and a man born in nobility. His momentary weakness leading to his attempt to wrest the ring away from Frodo and the breaking up of the Fellowship...
  • Social activists file case against Ram Gopal Varma following his objectionable tweets on Hindu god Ganesh August 31, 2014

    Pune: Political and social activists Saturday filed police complaints against Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma for his series of objectionable tweets on Lord Ganesh, officials said. Sumit Khambekar, chief of the Mumbai unit of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, and social activist Shahzaad Poonawala filed separate complaints against Varma in police stations...
  • Tour match: Clinical Indians beat Middlesex by 95 runs August 22, 2014

    London: Underfire batsman Virat Kohli finally came good and the bowlers delivered to help India beat Middlesex by 95 runs in the the 50over practice game at Lord's on Friday. Chasing a target of 231 runs, the hosts were bowled out for 135 runs (39.5 overs) with youngster Karn Sharma picking...
  • From allgirls' groups to Spanish contingents: 15 photos of the daredevil 'dahihandi' Janamashtami celebrations in progress August 18, 2014

    The birth of Lord Krishna is celebrated across India with huge enthusiasm. Krishna clearly wins hearts in India from his chubby avatar as a child who stole butter to the charming man who was always surrounded by 'gopis'. The daredevil 'dahihandi' celebrations in Mumbai on this festival are something that...