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  • Vistara airline promises seamless, personalised experience of domestic travel August 12, 2014

    The Tata SonsSingapore Airlines joint venture unveiled the brand name of its new airline 'Vistara', and said it is expected to launch operations by October with the first aircraft coming in by September. The new airline promises a "seamless and personalised" experience of domestic travel. ...
  • Labour Ministry appoints Tata Sons as knowledge partner August 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Tata Sons, the promoter of the major operating companies of the Tata group, on Friday said it has been appointed by the Ministry of Labour and Employment as knowledge partner for work in employability and entrepreneurship. The partnership was formalised in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...
  • Ratan Tata has lost his mind: Bengal minister Amit Mitra August 7, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal Indutsries Minister Amit Mitra on Thursday hit back at top industrialist Ratan Tata for his comment that there is no sign of development in Kolkata. "Ratan Tata must have lost his mind. His own companies are adding 20,000 jobs in Bengal, I'm surprised his own companies don't brief...
  • I'm not cut out for politics: Ratan Tata August 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata on Wednesday said he never considered politics in his life like his mentor JRD Tata and added that he was not cutout for that. "Like my mentor JRD Tata, I had never considered politics. I am not cutout to be political person...
  • Shifting Nano car plant from Singur gave us a high negative cost: Ratan Tata August 6, 2014

    Kolkata: Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons Ratan Tata on Wednesday said shifting the Nano car plant from Singur in West Bengal was a prudent move in hindsight but gave the group a high negative cost. "In hindsight, it was a prudent decision given the hostile circumstances in Singur. But that move...
  • Elderly Hong Kong couple was salted and cooked and packed into lunchboxes by their son in gruesome double murder August 6, 2014

    An elderly Hong Kong couple were allegedly dismembered by their son and his friend before being salted, cooked and packed into lunchboxes "like barbecued pork", a court has heard. The severed heads of 65yearold Chau Wingki and his wife Siu Yuetyee, 62, were found in March last year, stuffed into two...
  • Who wants to be a billionaire? Japan's best known entrepreneur's The Academia is no reality show, it is for real August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: If Masayoshi Son, the billionaire founder and CEO of SoftBank needs a fresh strategy to fend off a surprise French counterbid for a prized US telecoms target, he could do worse than ask budding entrepreneurs at the SoftBank Academia. Here, some 300 or so aspiring leaders split about...
  • Series creator Kurt Sutter announced 'Sons of Anarchy' book at ComicCon July 28, 2014

    San Diego: 'Sons of Anarchy' is revving up for its final season but the outlaw motorcycle club will live on in books. Series creator Kurt Sutter revealed the cover art to "Sons of Anarchy: Bratva" (Titan Books Ltd.) Sunday at ComicCon. The first of a series about the 'Sons' world, 'Bratva' is...
  • Indianorigin woman arrested in US for abducting her child July 13, 2014

    New York: Police in US city of Dallas have recovered a child from the city airport who had been abducted by his Indianorigin mother nearly eight years ago and taken to India. The mother, Padmashini Devi Drees, 38, was arrested at the airport. Her son Drew Dees, now 10, was recovered...
  • Robert Downey Jr's son arrested on suspicion of drug possession July 1, 2014

    Reuters: Actor Robert Downey Jr's son has been arrested on suspicion of drug possession in West Hollywood, California, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputy said. Indio Falconer Downey, the 20yearold son of the "Iron Man" actor, was arrested on Sunday afternoon with what authorities believe was cocaine and a pipe used...
  • Son held for raping mother in Kerala June 22, 2014

    Kottayam: A 25yearold man was on Sunday arrested in Kerala on charges of raping his mother, police said. "This was happening for some time and there used to be ruckus in their home over this. The neighbours were unhappy over this and filed a complaint and we arrested the man," a...
  • Strangest photo you'll see today: Former UP Chief Minister ND Tiwari kissing his biological son Rohit Shekher on Father's Day June 16, 2014

    Father's Day is an occasion to let your dad know how much you appreciate all that he's done for you, even if he's fought a sixyearlong legal battle denying paternity. On Sunday, veteran Congress leader ND Tiwari, who finally acknowledged his biological son Rohit Shekhar at the age of 88,...
  • Badaun: Policeman's son, three others gangrape a 32yearold woman June 15, 2014

    Badaun: Three men allegedly abducted and gangraped a 32yearold woman in the Bisauli area in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh. One of the suspected was the son of a police officer. Police said that the victim was abducted on Friday after she went out to buy medicines. She was released on Saturday after...
  • Following mom's footsteps? Miranda Kerr's son makes his modelling debut June 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: Supermodel Miranda Kerr and actor Orlando Bloom's fouryearold son Flynn has made his modelling debut in the latest issue of a fashion magazine. Flynn appears alongside Kerr in her shoot for Australian VOGUE magazine, reports contactmusic.com. "She had to approve the image and had to check with Orlando in advance,"...
  • Woman, son killed by sky lightning in Sisola village June 12, 2014

    A 45yearold woman was killed on Wednesday while her son suffered burn injuries when they got struck by a sky lighting in Sisola village, about 55 km from Bundi. Santrabai Meena was in her field along with her 20yearold son Mayaram when it started raining, police said. The duo took shelter under...
  • Woman, 3 sons charred to death in house fire May 24, 2014

    A 35 yearold woman and her three children were killed in a fire that broke out in their house under mysterious circumstances in a village in Mirzapur. Rekha and her three sons, aged between 4 and 8 years, were asleep on Friday night when the incident took place in Katra Gadhchirauli...
  • Couple names twin sons 'Narendra' and 'Modi' May 19, 2014

    In awe of BJP leader and PMelect Narendra Modi's personality, a couple have named their twin sons born on May 16 as 'Narendra' and 'Modi'. "I and my civil engineer husband are hugely impressed by the personality of our future prime minister Narendra Modi and have decided to name our sons...
  • Many offsprings of political leaders get a thumbs down in elections May 18, 2014

    This year's Lok Sabha elections saw many of the sons and daughters of Congress leaders failing to retain their family strongholds as party's tally dipped to a historic low of 44 seats out of 543. Prominent among those who lost the elections are Sachin Pilot, Karti Chidambaram, Sandeep Dikshit, Milind Deora,...
  • Pakistan woman leaves for home with baby born in India May 3, 2014

    Barmer: A Pakistani woman, who recently got clearance from her country's High Commission to travel back to her home with son born in Jaisalmer, on Friday left the city for Jodhpur to board the Thar Express to Karachi. Mai Fatima was earlier denied permission to go to Pakistan along with her...
  • Modi attacks Sonia and Rahul, says 'motherson' government on its way out May 2, 2014

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday accused the Congress of bringing devastation to the country, and said voters have ensured that the "motherson" government is on its way out. Addressing a string of rallies in Khalilabad, Basti, Gonda and Balrampur in Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party leader said...
  • LS polls: Raj Thackeray rakes up sons-of-soil issue in Kalyan April 21, 2014

    Raising his pitch against "outsiders", MNS chief Raj Thackeray has said that Thane district is witnessing influx of people who indulge in "illegal" activities. "No one knows what is going on in Maharashtra and especially in Kalyan. This district is witnessing influx of people who are engaged in all kinds of...
  • WB: President's son faces tough poll battle in 'bidi' town April 21, 2014

    After barely scraping through in 2012 bypolls on his father Pranab Mukherjee vacating the seat, Abhijit Mukherjee is now facing a stern test to rid himself of 'President's son' tag in this minority-dominated 'bidi' town where he is pitted against six Muslim rivals, among others. The Lok Sabha seat is all...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 10, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • LS polls: Son syndrome evident in Karnataka April 2, 2014

    Call it "son stroke" or a generational shift in Karnataka politics; it is all evident in the Lok Sabha elections in the state. A few old guards are paving the way for their sons to take over. The sons are steering talks, chalking out campaign strategies and setting sights on millions...
  • Snapshot: Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan gets kissed by two girls March 24, 2014

    Being a ladies man doesn't always come naturally. But when you happen to be Shah Rukh Khan's son, you needn't invest extra efforts to be at ease with girls. In a recent photo which has been shared on Twitter, Shah Rukh's son Aryan Khan, who is currently studying in London,...
  • TN: Political scape witnessing sons' rise March 23, 2014

    Notwithstanding the debate over dynasty politics, leaders prefer to handover baton of their political empire to their wards rather than to senior colleagues as is seen in Tamil Nadu. Be it the DMK, where its chief M Karunanidhi's younger son M K Stalin has emerged as the next in command, or...
  • BJP Barmer row simmers, Jaswant's MLA son to skip Vasundhara meet March 23, 2014

    New Delhi: With reports abuzz about Jaswant Singh quitting the Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday, his son and Barmer MLA Manavendra Singh has decided not to attend a meeting called by Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje over the Barmer Lok Sabha seat row. While the BJP snubbed the veteran leader giving...
  • AirAsia India gets its first aircraft March 22, 2014

    Chennai: The first aircraft of the private airline AirAsia India, an Airbus A320 landed at the domestic airport in Chennai on Saturday, the company said. The aircraft configured with an all economy layout of 180 seats from the Airbus factory in Toulouse landed at 9.25 a.m. and was given a water...
  • Veerappa Moily's son denied candidature for Congress primaries March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Minister Veerappa Moily's son Harsha Moily has been denied candidature for the Congress primaries. The junior Moily had filed his nomination for Congress primaries from Karnataka's Dakshina Kannada constituency. Congress primaries is an experiment by party Vice President Rahul Gandhi which will allow grassroots workers to choose...
  • Son's death was the worst thing ever happened to me: John Travolta February 19, 2014

    London: Actor John Travolta has described the death of his teenage son Jett as the worst thing that's ever happened in his life. Jett died at the age of 16 in January 2009 from a seizure during a family holiday in the Bahamas, reported BBC online. "The truth is, I didn't...