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  • Four questions about missing Malaysian plane answered 19-04-2014 12:37 PM

    Kuala Lampur: Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers. Samuel Rogers, a 20-year-old German on a backpacking trip, in Bangkok and on his way...
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update review: Hints at a future that embraces even more of the past 18-04-2014 01:48 PM

    New York: Even as Microsoft prepares for a future dominated by touch-screen devices, it is steering its Windows system to embrace more of the past. The divide between old and new is less pronounced in the latest, free update. That's a welcome change, as that's one of the things that...
  • Actor Brad Pitt to play General McChrystal in 'The Operators' 15-04-2014 06:17 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt is set to star as General Stanley McChrystal, former commanding general of international and US forces in Afghanistan, in 'The Operators'. To be co-produced by Pitt's Plan B along with New Regency and Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment, the film is a real life story based...
  • Australia considers deploying undersea robot in hunt for MH370 14-04-2014 09:49 AM

    Sydney/Kuala Lampur: Australian officials leading the search for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean are weighing when to deploy an underwater robot to aid in the hunt, now in its sixth fruitless week. Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared soon after taking off on March 8 from...
  • Australian PM confident signals coming from missing Malaysian plane 11-04-2014 09:05 AM

    Perth: Australia's prime minister said on Friday authorities are confident that a series of underwater signals detected in a remote patch of the Indian Ocean are coming from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane. Tony Abbott told reporters in Shanghai, China, that search crews had significantly narrowed down the area they...
  • Microsoft ends Windows XP support today, 30 per cent PCs face security risk 08-04-2014 06:22 AM

    New York: Microsoft will end support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger. An estimated 30 per cent of computers being used by businesses and consumers around the world...
  • Conspiracy to give elections a communal colour: Rajnath Singh on Ayodha sting 05-04-2014 08:17 PM

    Referring to a sting operation on the demolition of Babri Mosque, Bhartiya Janta Party national president Rajnath Singh on Saturday alleged anti-BJP parties were conspiring to give elections a communal colour. "At a time when several agencies had already probed into the demolition of the disputed structure at Ayodhya and...
  • Prakash Singh Badal responsible for Operation Bluestar, alleges Amarinder Singh 04-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Congress candidate from Amritsar Amarinder Singh on Friday held Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal allegedly accountable for Operation Bluestar. At a press conference, he said, "It was Parkash Singh Badal who during the troubled period had instigated the innocent youth to disturb the peaceful situation of Punjab and later...
  • Babri demolition was planned, Advani, Joshi knew of it: Cobrapost 04-04-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Just two days before the first phase of elections, Cobrapost has come up with another sting operation related to the Babri Masjid demolition in 1992. The Cobrapost sting operation shows that the demolition was well planned and senior BJP leaders LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and the then...
  • Top IM men developed friendship at school, claims Delhi Police 03-04-2014 08:54 PM

    New Delhi: The childhood friendship which developed during the school days between top IM operatives Asadullah Akhtar and Mohd Atif Ameen played a major role in the 2008 serial blasts, a Delhi court said. In the charge sheet filed on Thursday by Special Cell of Delhi Police disclosed that how...
  • Sunil Gavaskar wants feedback on IPL COO from team owners 01-04-2014 10:14 PM

    New Delhi: Interim BCCI chief for IPL, Sunil Gavaskar has reached out to the team owners to take their feedback on whether to continue with the services of Sundar Raman, the Chief Operating Officer of the T20 league. While the Supreme Court ordered removal of all India Cements employees, except...
  • Jaitley hits at Amarinder Singh, terms him 'poor script writer' 27-03-2014 10:18 PM

    Hitting back at Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh for the "160 club" remark, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the former Punjab Chief Minister was a "poor script writer". Amarinder had earlier in the day alleged that Jaitley, who is taking on him in the Amritsar Lok Sabha...
  • Naxalites launch anti-poll posters war, create panic 26-03-2014 11:19 PM

    Within days of their meeting with a joint team of senior police officers from Jharkhand and West Bengal, the Maoists pasted posters and circulated handbills warning villagers against voting in the Lok Sabha polls in over dozen villages under Govindpur block on Tuesday night. The Jharkhand Regional Military Commission-CPIML, issued...
  • Amarinder Singh accuses BJP of double standards on Blue Star issue 25-03-2014 07:23 PM

    Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh on Tuesday accused BJP nominee Arun Jaitley of having "double standards" on the issues of Operation Blue Star and setting up a Blue Star Memorial for those who died within the precincts of the Golden Temple here. "You can't run with...
  • Cobrapost sting reveals Aadhaar documents forged for non-Indians 25-03-2014 01:17 PM

    A Cobrapost sting operation has caught several Aadhar (UIDAI) project officers off guard. The officers have been caught on camera offering to forge documents. The expose shows how citizens of Nepal and Bangladesh are offered Aadhaar cards without identity proof. The sting reveals that even MLAs and gazetted officers sign...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: Pilots' mental health a concern 24-03-2014 07:18 AM

    Dallas: Reinforced doors with keypad entries. Body scanners and pat-downs. Elaborate crew maneuvers when a pilot has to use the restroom. All those tactics are designed to keep dangerous people out of the cockpit. But what if the pilot is the problem? With no answers yet in the disappearance of...
  • 'Pingers on missing Malaysian jet to stop emitting by April 6' 23-03-2014 11:55 PM

    If the missing Malaysian plane is not found soon, the jet's two pingers may die with a whimper, possibly around April 6, a senior executive of a leading beacon manufacturer has warned. The ping itself is unremarkable, Anish Patel, president of beacon manufacturer Dukane Seacom Inc. said. Sunday marked the...
  • Missing Malaysian plane: China releases image of object in search area 23-03-2014 07:26 AM

    Kuala Lampur: Search planes headed back out to a desolate patch of the southern Indian Ocean on Sunday in hopes of finding answers to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, after China released a satellite image showing a large object floating in the search zone. The object, which...
  • AAP sacks two leaders for demanding money in exchange of party tickets 21-03-2014 03:45 PM

    Sending out a strong message to party office bearers, the Aam Aadmi Party on Friday sacked two leaders from Uttar Pradesh for demanding money in exchange of party tickets. Addressing a press conference at his Tilak Lane residence, AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal announced sacking of Awadh zone convener Aruna...
  • Mumbai: Convicts get life in Shakti Mills tele-operator gangrape case 21-03-2014 01:04 PM

    Mumbai: Four convicts in the Shakti Mills telecom operator gangrape case were on Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a Mumbai court. The court, meanwhile, adjourned the hearing on the quantum of punishment to the convicts in the photojournalist gangrape case till March 24. While reading out the sentence of...
  • Australia resumes ocean search for missing Malaysian plane 21-03-2014 09:06 AM

    Perth: An international search force resumed the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 in the remote southern Indian Ocean on Friday as authorities pored over satellite data to try and confirm a potential debris field. The Australian-led mission said it was sending five aircraft back to a storm-lashed area...
  • Australia to resume ocean search for missing Malaysian plane 21-03-2014 07:24 AM

    Sydney/Kuala Lampur: Rescue authorities studied satellite data on Friday for more clues in the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, after an air and sea search in the remote Indian Ocean off Australia failed to find any trace of a suspected debris field. Australia rushed four international aircraft to...
  • Starbucks says India operations fastest growing in its history 20-03-2014 06:52 PM

    With 40 stores in 17 months of its operations, India is the fastest growing market in the history of the Seattle-based iconic American coffee chain Starbucks, according to a company statement. The US-based coffee chain, which had sewed up an equal joint venture with Tata Global Beverages, opened its first...
  • Want the youth to understand governance, know about our leaders: Purab Kohli 18-03-2014 12:16 PM

    Kolkata: Actor Purab Kohli, also the ambassador for a campaign that engages the urban youth in governance and voting, on Monday said the country's youth should "actively" participate in understanding the nuances of democracy. The celebrity-activist campaigns for 'Operation Black Dot', launched at Mumbai University last month. Targeted at college-goers...
  • Protests after Bangalore reporters jailed for sting attempt 14-03-2014 08:41 AM

    Bangalore: Media persons in Bangalore staged a protest after two journalists caught trying to do a sting operation on Karnataka's power Minister DK Shivakumar were detained by the police. Both the journalists are employees of a Kannada channel. The under cover reporters had approached the minister two weeks ago posing...
  • 2 reporters arrested for trying to 'sting' Karnataka Minister 12-03-2014 06:53 PM

    Bangalore: Two reporters of Kannada TV news channel TV9 have been arrested for trying to 'sting' Karnataka Power minister DK Shivakumar. The incident took place when the reporters posed as the representative of a London based power Company while meeting Shivakumar and tried to bribe him. They had requested for...
  • Maoist leader arrested, huge ammunition seized in Palamu 10-03-2014 05:49 PM

    A huge quantity of arms and ammunition were seized from Ankit Yadav, CPI (Maoist) sub-zonal commander and his associate Sahid Ansari in the jungle area under Panki Police Station in Palamu district on Monday. Both were arrested during the anti-Naxal operation launched in view of the forthcoming general polls, SP...
  • Another leopard spotted in UP, this time in Saharanpur 10-03-2014 08:02 AM

    A leopard was on Sunday sighted in the jungles near two villages in Saharanpur district, triggering panic among people. The feline was seen by villagers working in their fields in Ghumgarh and Shimlana villages. Forest department and police officials started a combing operation that lasted for four hours but managed...
  • Maoist arrested in Palamu during anti-Naxal operation by police 04-03-2014 03:41 PM

    A Maoist cadre was arrested with arms and ammunition from Rangai village in Palamu district, police said on Tuesday. Sanjay Bhuiyan, member of Roshanji-squad, was arrested during anti-naxal 'Operation Winner' late on Tuesday night, Superintendent of Police YS Ramesh and CRPF Commandant Anil Minz said. The operation has been continuing...
  • Former BJP chief Bangaru Laxman, convicted in arms deal case, dies 01-03-2014 05:48 PM

    Hyderabad: Former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman died on Saturday in Hyderabad after a prolonged illness. The 73-year-old was admitted to a private hospital in Hyderabad. Bangaru had to step down as the president of the BJP after a sting operation by Tehelka and was convicted by a court...