March

  • Nothing should get in the way of great sex: Condom maker Durex asks couples to 'turn off to turn on' in viral Earth Hour ad 28-03-2014 12:23 PM

    A 'global wake-up call from Durex' asks couples seen lost in their smartphones at various romantic settings to log off and reconnect on Earth Hour. "It's time for tech lovers to switch off and reconnect for Earth Hour 2014. On March 29th at 8:30pm we will #TurnOffToTurnOn. Watch the video...
  • Coal scam: SC raps CBI, asks it to file all chargesheets by March 28 10-03-2014 04:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to file all the chargsheeets in coal scam by March 28. The CBI sought four weeks time for filing all the chargesheets, which the Supreme Court refused. It is now likely that the investigation agency may file...
  • Former Army Chief General VK Singh to join BJP today 01-03-2014 07:49 AM

    New Delhi: In the run up to general elections, former Army chief General VK Singh is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday. Singh, who was a vociferous member of veteran social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade will also contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. He will...
  • Read: Themes of Republic Day tableaux 22-01-2014 11:34 PM

    New Delhi: This year's Republic Day parade will see 18 tableaus march on the Rajpath showcasing the splendour of Indian states and portraying themes ranging from heritage, culture, art & crafts, biotechnology, sustainable agriculture and environment. This year's tableaux component comprises 13 states and five Union Ministries / Departments. The...
  • Mahatma Gandhi's march of 1913 re-enacted in South Africa 04-12-2013 03:02 PM

    Hundreds of people in South Africa re-enacted the 1913 march led by Mahatma Gandhi against discriminatory laws to commemorate the centenary of the historic event. A special train was organised from Durban to Newcastle via Pietermaritzburg, Ladysmith and other cities on the way for this historic event. Hundreds of people...
  • Clamour for sacking Sheila Dikshit grows, BJP to take out protest march today 03-09-2013 09:59 AM

    Delhi BJP will take out a protest march on Tuesday demanding removal of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit following a court ordering registration of an FIR against her for allegedly misusing government funds for a 2008 pre-Assembly poll advertisement campaign. The protest march will begin at 11 am from Delhi Vidhan...
  • US celebrates 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr's 'I have a Dream' speech 29-08-2013 01:33 PM

    Thousands of people gathered in Washington on Thursday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, and Martin Luther King Junior's iconic 'I have a dream' speech. ...
  • Alert in Ghaziabad over VHP's Ayodhya march 24-08-2013 09:18 PM

    Section 144 of the CrPC (prohibiting an assembly of more than 10 people) has been imposed in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh after Vishwa Hindu Parishad's (VHP) called for an Ayodhya march. Meanwhile, passengers on Lucknow- and Faizabad-bound trains would be frisked. Briefing mediapersons Saturday, Ghaziabad District Magistrate (DM) S.V.S....
  • Kishtwar: All-party delegation plans joint peace march with 2 communities 21-08-2013 12:44 PM

    Although curfew continued for the 13th day on Wednesday in the hilly Kishtwar town of Jammu region, wracked by communal violence Aug 9, sources in the visiting all-party delegation held out hopes of a breakthrough in peace talks later in the day between the two communities. The all-party delegation, comprising...
  • Buddhist monks take out a peace rally to protest against Bodh Gaya blasts 30-07-2013 03:08 AM

    Hundreds of people, including Buddhists monks, on Monday took out a peace rally in Nagpur to protest against the July 7 serial blasts in Bihar's Bodh Gaya Temple. Clad in white attire, the monks, along with members of other communities, including Sikhs and Christians, gathered near the life-size statue of...
  • Watch: Annual march for graduated Penguins in US 29-07-2013 09:16 AM

    In a San Francisco zoo, a group of baby penguins waddled to their new home on Penguin Island. This annual march celebrates their graduation from the 'Fish School'. After graduation, they get to reunite with their fellow penguins in the world's largest captive Magellanic penguin colony. ...
  • Watch: Members of Buddhist community hold peace march against Bodh Gaya blasts 08-07-2013 06:10 PM

    Members of the Buddhist community held a peace march in Agra against the Bodh Gaya serial blasts that shook the holy town and injured two monks. Several Buddhist leaders, including the Dalai Lama and the Karmappa, have appealed for calm and peace after the attacks. ...
  • WB: Women govt staff supporting Left protest near Mamata's office 19-06-2013 04:46 PM

    Kolkata: Around 60 state government women employees on Tuesday went on a protest march along the main corridors of the Writers' Buildings, the state secretariat, against spurt in sexual violence and atrocities against women across West Bengal. Officials sources said the protesters, all pro-left women employees, held placards decrying the...
  • Maharashtra: Muslims start 300 km march for job quota 20-05-2013 06:01 AM

    Nashik: People in Nasik trooped out on Sunday on the streets to welcome and offer chilled soft drinks to over 1,000 Muslims who embarked on a 300-km Gandhian march to Mumbai demanding reservations in job, an official said. The protestors started from the sensitive power-loom town of Malegaon after the...
  • Hero MotoCorp surges after March quarter result 29-04-2013 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: Shares in Hero MotCorp Ltd, India's largest motorcycle manufacturer, gained as much as 4.8 percent in early morning trade after the company's January-March profit beat street estimates for the first quarter in six. Hero reported a net profit of 5.74 billion rupees for the three months to end-March on...
  • Court asks police to explain imposition of prohibitory order 31-03-2013 02:10 AM

    New Delhi: A court in New Delhi on Saturday asked Delhi Police to explain the circumstances that forced it to clamp prohibitory order which was allegedly violated by Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party members during their protest in 2012 and further investigate the three cases against them. Referring to...
  • Protesters march against Wharton snub to Modi 25-03-2013 04:58 AM

    Washington: About 200 Indian-Americans marched in protest against the controversial withdrawal of an invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi to speak at the Wharton India Economic Forum. Marching under the banner of a group called Americans for Free Speech, they chanted, "We want Modi!" as the Forum held its...
  • Residents hold candlelight march 24 hours after Hyderabad blasts 22-02-2013 08:42 PM

    A day after twin blasts in Hyderabad killed 16 people and injured 117 others, residents held a candlelight march on Friday. ...