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  • 'Yeh hai Mumbai meri jaan': 30 vintage, black and white photos of Bombay from the last 100 years you need to see as the city goes to polls today 24-04-2014 09:56 AM

    To know Bombay is to love Bombay. If you've ever lived in one of the world's most populous cities, you know that Mumbai sneaks up on you when you least expect it to. This is a city of contrasts - housing one of the world's biggest slums in perfect harmony...
  • A Kolkata you haven't seen in your lifetime: 100 years of Calcutta in 30 stunning, black and white images you'll love 21-04-2014 02:36 PM

    For some of us, Calcutta isn't a city. It's a way of life. The city's lean, grimy skyscrapers jostle for space with majestic, colonial architecture. Tracks for trams crisscross the rain-washed roads and the pavements are the domain of small-scale businesses flourishing just as well as the swarms of mosquitoes...
  • As Delhi goes to polls, don't miss these 30 stunning, black and white, historical photos of the national capital over 156 years 10-04-2014 08:44 AM

    Nearly 50,000 security personnel, apart from 161 flying squads of police and video surveillance teams will be deployed as part of elaborate preparations to ensure fair and peaceful polls to seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi on April 10 in which 1.27 crore people are eligible to vote. A total...
  • Sachin Tendulkar's farewell-Test image Wisden-MCC Photo of the Year 09-04-2014 03:28 PM

    The image was taken by Mid-Day photographer Atul Kamble as Sachin Tendulkar reached the staircase to walk out for his last innings at the Wankhede Stadium in November 2013. ...
  • Mamma Mia! 40 years of supergroup ABBA: The group's greatest moments in 24 black and white, stunning, rare images 08-04-2014 10:54 AM

    Members of the Swedish supergroup ABBA marked 40 years since their international breakthrough hit 'Waterloo' on April 7, 2014 with a party for hundreds of guests at London's Tate Modern gallery.Bjorn Ulvaeus said he felt "extremely proud and humbled" by decades of success that includes hit records, the stage and...
  • Actress Amanda Bynes shares swimsuit photos on Twitter 07-04-2014 06:27 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Amamnda Bynes has taken to Twitter to share several photos taken during her holiday in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The 28-year-old actress, who recently celebrated her 28th birthday, shows her bikini body in some pictures taken during her vacation, reported Ace Showbiz. "Thank you everyone for all...
  • Instagram bug hides users' recent photos; company working on fixing it 03-04-2014 09:54 AM

    New York: Instagram says it is fixing a bug that has hidden users' photos on its mobile app from the past several days. The Facebook-owned photo-sharing app said on Twitter that it is working on fixing a temporary glitch that is showing photos from several days ago. It did not...
  • Election flashback: Rare and stunning historical photos of 70 years of Indian elections 01-04-2014 04:52 PM

    As the Lok Sabha Elections 2014 approach, take a look at these stunning images from past elections in India. All photos are from Getty Images and date back to as early the 1930s. ...
  • Man sends photo of his penis along with a CV to potential employer, doesn't get the job 31-03-2014 12:19 PM

    We can't emphasize this enough. If you are looking for a job, don't send a potential employer a picture of your male organ. A worker at the Texas Workforce Solutions, an agency that coordinates with a network of potential employers, found a picture of a man's penis waiting in her...
  • Twitter now lets you add 4 photos to a tweet, tag up to 10 people in a photo 27-03-2014 12:02 PM

    New Delhi: With the view to make photos on Twitter more social, the company has introduced a new features that let users include up to four photos in a tweet and tag up to 10 people in a photo. Twitter says tagging people doesn't affect character count in the tweet,...
  • Woman's brutally real photo of breastfeeding twins, showing a wrinkled and bulging abdomen, has touched a nerve with moms 27-03-2014 11:01 AM

    "I dont think anybody wanted to see this. Art isn't always about what's aesthetically pleasing. Sometimes you need to show people reality. This is real shit. This is what life is after partying and being a wild thin teen and reading bullshit books about werewolves. It isn't clear skin and...
  • 46 of the world's most powerful photos that will leave you speechless and haunt you long after you have seen them 26-03-2014 12:37 PM

    US soldier, Ken Kozakiewicz, was seen crying in despair after learning that the body bag at his feet contains the body of his friend, Andy Alaniz. The photo won the World Press Photo award in 1991. In another picture, soldiers were seen wading ashore the Normandy beach on D-Day during...
  • Snapshot: Sonakshi Sinha looks funny as she sticks out her tongue, rolls eyes for a photo 25-03-2014 09:44 AM

    Doesn't she look really cute and funny? Well, this is likely to be your first reaction as soon as you see Sonakshi Sinha's new photo. The actress, who is currently busy shooting for 'Tevar', took to Twitter to share her latest click. ...
  • 'Sholay': Behind the scene photos and stills from deleted scenes 22-03-2014 10:58 AM

    "Holi kab hai...kab hai holi?" Anyone and everyone who has grown up on a steady diet of Bollywood films will know that this cult dialogue is from the hit '70s film 'Sholay'. The film, which was re-released in theatres in 3D earlier this year, saw a renewed interest in the...
  • Inside SpiceJet: Photos of the Holi dance that landed the airline in trouble 20-03-2014 04:11 PM

    Mid-air Holi celebrations aboard eight flights have cost no-frill carrier SpiceJet heavily, with the DGCA issuing show cause notice to the airline and suspending two of its pilots. The cabin crew of SpiceJet performed a small dance sequence on a song as part of Holi celebrations, with some passengers also...
  • Photos: Could these two objects spotted floating in southern Indian Ocean give leads to Flight MH370's disappearance? 20-03-2014 03:38 PM

    Search aircraft and ships are investigating two objects floating in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia that could be debris from a Malaysian jetliner missing for 12 days with 239 people on board. Australian officials said the objects were spotted by satellite four days ago in one of the remotest...
  • Court to give verdict in Shakti mill gangrape cases on March 20 15-03-2014 06:19 PM

    Mumbai: A sessions court will on March 20 pronounce its verdict in two gang rape cases involving a photojournalist and telephone operator in separate incidents in the defunct Shakti Mills premises in Central Mumbai last year. Arguments by Special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam and defence lawyers today concluded before Principal...
  • After ruling, Massachusetts bans 'upskirt' photos 08-03-2014 10:39 AM

    Boston: Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill on Friday updating the state's voyeurism laws, just two days after the state's highest court ruled that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of female subway passengers in Boston wasn't violating the law as written. The new law, which...
  • The world's 10 creepiest and most bizarre photos that remain unexplained even today 06-03-2014 12:16 PM

    The Phoenix Lights were a series of widely sighted unidentified flying objects, seen by 1000s of people, observed in the skies over Arizona, Nevada in the United States, and Sonora, Mexico on Thursday, March 13, 1997. Jim Templeton was in a marsh taking photos of his young daughter and after...
  • AIADMK cadres seen eating food off the floor to seek blessing for CM Jayalalithaa on her birthday 15-02-2014 04:38 PM

    This photo which was tweeted by the official handle of Doordarshan News shows AIADMK cadres eating food off the floor to seek blessings for Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on her birthday. ...
  • 29 most influential images of all time: 4, 7, 10 and 23 will overwhelm you and make you cry 15-02-2014 02:07 PM

    A 4-month-old baby girl in a pink bear suit being miraculously rescued from the rubble by soldiers after four days missing following the Japanese tsunami, the body of a child being dug out during the gas tragedy by Union Carbide in Bhopal and other powerful images that will blow your...
  • The image which won World Press Photo Award for 2013 15-02-2014 01:51 PM

    The Hague: American photographer John Stanmeyer has won the World Press Photo award for 2013, it was announced Friday. Stanmeyer, of the VII Photo Agency, submitted a picture of African migrants on the shore of Djibouti city at night, raising their phones in an attempt to capture an inexpensive signal...
  • Flickr turns 10: A timeline of the photo-sharing site's milestones 11-02-2014 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: Flickr, the popular online photo-sharing site owned by Yahoo, turned 10 on February 10. Yahoo last year had redesigned the Flickr website to emphasise photos rather than text or white space, as was the case previously. Photos are bigger and shared in full resolution rather than compressed into...
  • Lawyers fight to keep Justin Bieber's semi-nude photos private 10-02-2014 08:04 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer Justin Bieber's lawyers are fighting to stop semi-nude pictures of the star being released to the media. He was snapped during his stay in custody in Florida last month for drunk driving and drag racing and the images reportedly show "intimate" parts of his body, reports mirror.co.uk....
  • What do you think Mani Shankar Aiyar is telling Renuka Chowdhury in this viral photo? 07-02-2014 02:18 PM

    Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar and Rajya Sabha MP Renuka Chowdhury were seen in Parliament engaged in animated discussion. Photographer Renuka Puri's photo, published in the Indian Express on Friday led to a hailstorm of hilarity on Twitter, with users adding their own captions to the image. ...