PEOPLE

  • PM Modi disapproves of J&K CM Mufti's remarks, says zero tolerance to terror 2 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the People's Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will run on Common Minimum Programme (CMP) and not on comments. The PM's remark was on the controversy generated by J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's comment...
  • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew still in intensive care: Statement 5 days ago

    Singapore: Singapore's first prime minister and the man widely credited with the city-state's economic success, Lee Kuan Yew, is still on mechanical ventilation in an intensive care unit in hospital, the prime minister's office said on Thursday. Lee, who turned 91 last September, was admitted to hospital on February 5 with...
  • Is Microsoft bringing 'People Sense' to make up for deleting 'Rooms' app from Windows Phone 10? February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft recently announced that it was pulling out the Rooms app from its upcoming Windows Phone 10 OS. Rooms was one of the biggest new features in Windows Phone and allowed users to hold conversations and share photos, notes, and calendars in private groups. Launched with the Windows Phone...
  • Christina Aguilera debuts baby's picture on the cover of a magazine February 12, 2015

    Los Angeles: Grammy-winning singer Christina Aguilera has debuted her newly-born daughter Summer Rain on the cover of a magazine. She has shared the first few pictures of the six-month-old blue-eyed Rain with People magazine, with one of them featuring on its cover. The 34-year-old singer is shown kissing Rain in the...
  • This video will make you realize that Homosexuals in this country are still not treated with respect February 11, 2015

    Our lawmakers may be yet to understand this, but homosexuality is a way of life just like anything else. Sadly in our country homosexuality, aside from being against the law, is badly looked down upon by people in general. It is something a lot of people don't understand and hence...
  • Woman declared dead in 2013 Uttarakhand floods reappears in Uttarkashi February 8, 2015

    It is a dramatic and awe inspiring story of a man from Alwar who kept up his search for his wife who had gone missing in the 2013 flashfloods in Uttarakhand. And he's finally found her after one and a half years of an extraordinary struggle. ...
  • Watch: People reacting to the trailer of 'MSG: The Messenger of God' February 8, 2015

    By now almost everyone has seen the trailer of 'MSG: The Messenger of God', and almost everyone experienced a similar set of feelings. Ranging from incredulity to laughter to 'what the hell did I see?'. The Being Indian channel on YouTube has come up with a reaction video for the...
  • Delhi elections: Elderly people turn up to vote in large numbers February 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Sipping tea at a road side stall, with his ten-year-old grandson by his side, 90-year-old Khimanan Upreti had a joyous look on his face. "I have never missed voting till now. Many wonder what change one vote will bring. But I know every single vote counts," Upreti said...
  • PM Modi assures N-E people; says he is committed to their development February 4, 2015

    Putting an end to his election campaign Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the huge crowds at his election rallies were an indication of the "direction the wind is blowing" and appealed to voters to bring a stable BJP government in Delhi. Reassuring the people from Northeast, the leader said...
  • BJP leaders brief J&K Governor on talks with PDP over government formation in the state January 28, 2015

    Srinagar: More than a month after Jammu and Kashmir Assembly election results were declared, a breakthrough is likely in the government formation in the state. Senior BJP leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ram Madhav, Jugal Jishore and Nirmal Singh are among those who met Governor NN Vohra on...
  • India, US target Pakistan over terrorism but China calls it an 'all weather friend' January 27, 2015

    Beijing: Calling Pakistan an "irreplaceable" all-weather friend, China on Monday pledged full support to it amid the high-profile visit of US President Barack Obama to India. The comments came as Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi other leaders met visiting Pakistani army chief General Raheel Sharif. According to Pakistan army spokesman...
  • J&K: NC core group meets over party affairs, says offer to PDP to form government still open January 12, 2015

    Srinagar: Three days after Governor's rule was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir, the core group of the National Conference is meeting at former chief minister Omar Abdullah's residence to discuss the party affairs. The NC has claimed that its offer to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to form government...
  • TV host Ellen DeGeneres debuts new clothing line at People's Choice Awards January 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Ellen DeGeneres has always been gracing the red carpet in a tailored suit, but the all-white look she chose for People's Choice Awards this year was special. The TV show host designed the outfit herself. While chatting with TV star Giuliana Rancic on the red carpet, DeGeneres showed her...
  • Robert Downey Jr, 'Big Bang' win big at People's Choice Awards January 8, 2015

    Los Angeles: Robert Downey Jr. was seeing double at the People's Choice Awards. The star of 'The Judge' and 'Iron Man' picked up the trophies for favorite dramatic movie actor and favorite movie actor at Wednesday's fan-favorite ceremony honoring stars in film, television and music. "This is perfect for me because I...
  • Jennifer Aniston doesn't find divorce from Brad Pitt painful January 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she did not find the divorce from ex-husband Brad Pitt painful. Aniston, 45, who is now engaged to actor Justin Theroux, was married to Pitt for close to five years, reported Us magazine. "I don't find it painful. I think it's a narrative that...
  • Bodo community continues to fight for a separate identity in Assam's conflict zone December 29, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam is relatively calm with no fresh reports of violence but with thousands remaining in relief camps. They say they wont go back home until they get police protection. Sections of Adivasis and Bodos, two ends of the political spectrum fled from their villages to take shelter in these...
  • Comedian Chris Rock and wife Malaak Compton-Rock headed for divorce December 29, 2014

    New York: Comedian Chris Rock and his wife, Malaak Compton-Rock, will divorce after nearly 20 years of marriage, People magazine reported on Sunday. "After much contemplation and 19 years of marriage, Chris and I have decided to go our separate ways," Compton-Rock was quoted as saying in a statement, People reported. Rock,...
  • 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. ...