PEOPLE

  • PM Modi to focus on drug menace in 'Mann Ki Baat' on radio today December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The third edition of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Mann Ki Baat' will be broadcast on Sunday at 11 AM where he will share his thoughts on drug abuse in his radio programme. PM Modi in this edition will be talking about the menace of drug abuse. In his second...
  • Australian actor Chris Hemsworth named 'sexiest man alive' by People magazine November 19, 2014

    New York: People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth the "Sexiest Man Alive" of 2014, cheering the Australian actor's rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the "Thor" films. Hemsworth, who also starred as Formula One racer James Hunt in the Ron Howard-directed "Rush" and the "Star Trek" reboots, was unveiled as...
  • Key Rajapaksa ally quits Lanka's ruling coalition November 18, 2014

    Colombo: In a blow to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, a key ally pulled out of the ruling coalition on Monday in protest against his refusal to give up virtually unlimited powers, a day before he was likely to announce snap presidential polls. Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) or National Heritage Party...
  • Our community will vote for PDP, will not allow communal divide in J&K: Sikh group November 16, 2014

    Srinagar: Asserting that the members of the Sikh community will vote for Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) said nobody will be allowed to divide the three regions of Jammu and Kashmir on communal lines. Accusing the coalition National Conference (NC) and Congress government of discriminatory against...
  • Fighting alone before polls, undecided over post-poll alliance: Ex-Kashmiri separatist leader after meeting PM November 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In a move to clarify his stand, former separatist leader and People's Conference chief Sajjad Lone said that there were no discussions of an alliance with the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. "My meeting with the PM was only...
  • Former J&K separatist leader Sajjad Lone likely to meet Modi today November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir separatist leader and People's Conference chief Sajjad Gani Lone is likely to call upon Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Monday. The meeting between the two leaders ahead of Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir slated to begin later this month. Lone had earlier...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar wins ICC People's Choice Award November 5, 2014

    India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has won this year's People's Choice Award. He now becomes only the fourth cricketer to win this coveted prize after Sachin Tendulkar, who was the first-ever recipient in 2010, Sri Lanka's Kumar Sangakkara, who won it in 2011 and 2012, and India captain Mahendra Singh...
  • Jharkhand People's Party releases first list of candidates November 2, 2014

    Jamshedpur: Jharkhand People's Party (JPP) on Sunday released its first list of candidates for the ten Assembly constituencies, including six ST seats, for the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. JPP, which has already announced to contest all the 81 Assembly seats on its own, declared party chief Surya Singh Besra...
  • J&K polls: JKPC head Sajad Gani Lone to contest from Handwara November 2, 2014

    Srinagar: Separatist-turned-mainstream politician Sajad Gani Lone will contest the upcoming Jammu and assembly elections from Handwara constituency, considered to be his stronghold. Lone, who heads Jammu and Kashmir People's Conference (JKPC), issued the first list of 18 party candidates for the 5-phase polls beginning November 25, a party spokesman said. The JKPC...
  • NC welcomes SC move over relaxation of poll code in J&K November 1, 2014

    Srinagar: The ruling National Conference (NC) on Saturday welcomed the Supreme Court's move over relaxation of the Model Code of Conduct in poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir to remove any hindrance in government's relief and rehabilitation work, saying it vindicated the party's stand. "NC welcomes the move of the Supreme Court...
  • SC tells UP, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Himachal to build shelter homes before winters October 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the governments of Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh to build shelter homes for the homeless people ahead of winter season. The court has warned the states that it will be harsh on them if the shelters are not ready on...
  • Bhuvneshwar leads India's challenge in ICC People's Choice Award October 28, 2014

    Fans get to vote for this award, which this year includes five nominations, including Indian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar. ...
  • Crowds boo, heckle Bilawal Bhutto at PPP's rally in London on Kashmir October 27, 2014

    London: A rally organised in London by the Pakistan People's Party opposing India's right to Kashmir turned violent after Bilawal Bhutto appeared on stage. People attending the rally hurled water bottles, cans and brickbats at the stage. The so-called 'Million March' from Trafalgar Square to Downing Street descended into chaos...
  • Snapshot: 'Haider' wins People's Choice Award at Rome Film Festival October 26, 2014

    Rome: Actor Shahid Kapoor and filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj attended the screening of their latest venture 'Haider' at the 9th edition of Rome Film Festival, Italy. Bhardwaj's adaptation of 'Hamlet' won the People's Choice Award in Mondo Genere at the Rome Film Festival.While Shahid stopped to take pictures with his fans,...
  • Pakistan: Bilawal Bhutto raises Kashmir issue again, says will take it back from India October 20, 2014

    Karachi: In a fresh rant against India, Pakistan People's Party chief Bilawal Bhutto vowed to wrest Kashmir from India. "When I raise Kashmir, the entire Hindustan screams. They know when a Bhutto speaks, they (Indians) have no answer," the 26-year-old Bhutto scion said during his first public rally on Sunday. "We will...
  • Here's why lonely people spend more time on Facebook October 14, 2014

    Washington: Feeling of loneliness drives people to Facebook, according to a new study. Researchers found that compared to non-lonely people, lonely people spend more time on Facebook. Lonely individuals who are shy or have low social support may turn to Facebook to compensate for their lack of social skills and/or social...
  • J&K: PDP bats for timely polls, NC asks EC to delay October 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Ruling National Conference on Thursday called for delaying the assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir saying time was not conducive in view of the devastation caused by the floods in the state but Opposition Peoples Democratic Party was for holding the polls as per schedule. "Time is not ripe for...
  • Bhuvneshwar among five nominated for ICC People's Choice Award October 8, 2014

    Promising India medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has emerged as one of the five players nominated for the LG People's Choice Award ahead of the ICC annual awards. The 24-year-old bowler from Meerut has had a good run in international cricket in recent times. This year's fifth LG People's Choice Award sees five...
  • 'American Horror Story' crime counterpart tackles OJ Simpson trial October 8, 2014

    (Reuters) - With "American Horror Story" drumming up scares for cable channel FX, its new companion series "American Crime Story" will serve those drawn to real life criminal investigations, the network said on Tuesday. "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" is the next venture for "American Horror Story" creator...
  • Amidst LAC standoff, Chinese President tells Army to be ready for a regional war September 23, 2014

    Beijing: A day after the China's People's Liberation Army added seven new tents within the Indian territory, Chinese President Xi Jinping has asked the Chinese army to be ready for a regional war. He has also ordered the Army to ensure a smooth chain of command and implement all decisions...
  • Singer Taylor Swift leads People Magazine's bestdressed list September 18, 2014

    Pop star Taylor Swift, who has adopted a sexier look on red carpets, was named People magazine's bestdressed celebrity of the year on Wednesday. Swift led the annual unranked list of the top 10 bestdressed celebrity style icons that also included Oscarwinner Lupita Nyong'o, singers Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna and actresses...
  • Jammu and Kashmir people need help, says PDP President Mehbooba Mufti September 14, 2014

    President of the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed said that she did not want to criticize anyone when it came to rescue operations in Kashmir. "The only point is that its unimaginable what has happened, we need everyone to help us," said Sayeed. ...
  • China to fasttrack prosecution of terrorists, extremists September 12, 2014

    Beijing: Chinese prosecutors have been asked to fasttrack cases involving terrorists, religious extremists and manufacturers of firearms and explosives, the Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) said. Counterterrorism will be a priority of prosecutors as part of tough measures against the "three evil forces" terrorism, separatism and extremism. Human trafficking cases will...
  • Every time there's a storm outside your friends will make a joke about you flying away. 10 struggles only a skinny person goes through September 10, 2014

    'You should eat properly. Don't you feel weak?' Everyone from your classmates to your relatives is constantly worried about why you don't seem to gain weight. While your best friends are trying to lose weight, while you're trying your best to eat up the world. From protein shakes to junk...
  • Pakistan: Protestors soften stand, agree to resume talks with government September 3, 2014

    Lahore: A deescalation of the political crisis in Pakistan is likely as the agitating protesters are softening their stand. TehreekeInsaf led by Imran Khan has agreed to resume talks with the government to uphold democracy. The announcement to resume talks was made by party Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi. The...
  • Disruptive Hong Kong protests loom after China rules out democracy September 1, 2014

    Hong Kong: Police used pepper spray to disperse prodemocracy activists on Monday as the Asian financial centre braces for a wave of disruptive protests against China's decision to rule out full democracy. China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee set the stage for a political showdown on Sunday when it rejected...
  • J&K: Uproar in Assembly over role of PDP leader in land grabbing case August 29, 2014

    Srinagar: Pandemonium over the alleged involvement of Sartaj Madni, a senior leader of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in land grabbing forced the speaker to adjourn the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Friday. Speaker Mubarak Gul adjourned the session amid allegations and counterallegations between the ruling National Conference (NC) and...
  • Banning alcohol wil encourage black marketing: Mumbai locals August 22, 2014

    After the decision of government to ban sale of alcohol in Mumbai and Kerala this is how locals from Mumbai reacted. ...
  • Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory: reports August 19, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents in 2013 that had led to a tense threeweek standoff. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet. The sources said...