Spring

  • Beautiful, talented, go-getter, loyal, gypsy: Vanessa Hudgens on Selena Gomez 07-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Vanessa Hudgens has praised her close friend Selena Gomez for being a loyal person. The 'High School Musical' star talked about her friendship with Gomez, 21, during a web chat with fans on April 5, reported Us magazine. Hudgens, 25, was asked by a fan to describe...
  • Raj Bhawan ablazes with colours as two-day spring festival kicks off 22-02-2014 07:43 PM

    Uttarakhand Raj Bhawan was ablaze with colours on Saturday with Governor Aziz Qureshi declaring the two-day annual spring festival (Basantotsav) open. As the festival got underway at 11 am the Raj Bhawan gates were flung open for people to move in and have a look at the wide variety of...
  • 2-day spring festival 'Basantotsav' to begin at Raj Bhawan tomorrow 21-02-2014 02:34 PM

    The sprawling lawns of Raj Bhawan will break into a blaze of colours on Saturday as a two-day annual spring festival gets underway in its premises. To be inaugurated by Uttarakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi, the festival named 'Basantotsav' is scheduled to begin at 11 am on Saturday and will be...
  • Sandra Bullock to receive Desert Palm Award at PSIFF 16-11-2013 02:58 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Gravity' star Sandra Bullock will be awarded the Desert Palm Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF). The 49-year-old star is set to travel to the festival's 25th edition at Palm Springs Convention Center on January 4 to receive the honor alongside actor Matthew McConaughey, reported...
  • Egypt: Morsi calls it a 'full coup' as army ousts him 04-07-2013 07:58 AM

    Cairo: Egypt's first democratically elected president was overthrown by the military Wednesday, ousted after just one year in office by the same kind of Arab Spring uprising that brought the Islamist leader to power. The armed forces announced they would install a temporary civilian government to replace Islamist President Mohammed...
  • 22 million Egyptians sign petition to oust Morsi 30-06-2013 01:15 AM

    Cairo: More than 22 million Egyptians have signed a petition calling for the country's Islamist president to step down, the youth group leading the signature campaign said on Saturday on the eve of mass protests aimed at forcing Mohammed Morsi from office. The planned demonstrations, which could plunge Egypt once...
  • England to play Ashes tour match in town called Alice 07-05-2013 09:18 AM

    Sydney: England will play a two-day match against a Chairman's XI in Alice Springs between the first and second Tests on their Ashes tour of Australia later this year, Cricket Australia announced on Tuesday. The match, originally scheduled for Canberra, will take place on November 29-30 with the England team...
  • Google Reader to be shut down on July 1 14-03-2013 11:16 AM

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  • Bradley Cooper, Naomi Watts get top awards at Palm Springs 08-01-2013 02:39 PM

    Naomi Watts won the Palm Springs International award for her performance in the Tsunami drama 'The Impossible'. ...
  • The Last Word: Tony Blair on Middle East crisis, media regulation 10-12-2012 09:56 PM

    In this episode of The Last Word, Karan Thapar interviews ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair and gets him to speak on the crisis in the Middle East and the need for media regulation. ...
  • The Arab Spring faces its winter

    Head to Haid-ar |  Suhasini Haidar
    At a small gathering of top Indian executives and management professionals in Bangalore this December, Egyptian blogger and spokesman for the "April 6 movement" Waleed...

  • India, Israel must take strong action on Syria: Steinitz 23-12-2011 05:51 PM

    Israeli Finance Minister Dr Yuval Steinitz, who was in India to negotiate a free trade agreement. He says India and Israel need to take stronger action on Syria and other countries of the Arab spring. ...
  • Cradle of Arab Spring celebrates 1st anniversary 18-12-2011 08:24 AM

    Sidi Bouzid: Tens of thousands of people packed a provincial town square to celebrate the first anniversary on Saturday of Tunisia's democratic revolution in the place where it began, unleashing a tide of popular revolt that has transformed the Arab world. The festive mood in Sidi Bouzid was tempered somewhat,...
  • 2011: Auditing the Arab Spring 15-12-2011 04:40 PM

    At a small gathering of top Indian executives and management professionals in Bangalore this December, Egyptian blogger and spokesman for the 'April 6th movement' Waleed Rashed was explaining how the Tahrir Square crowds were inspired and organized by their youth movement founded in the spring of 2008. "Few of you...
  • Syria violence surges as UN calls for protection 03-12-2011 08:58 AM

    Beirut: The United Nations' human rights chief called on the international community to protect Syrian civilians on Friday as violence surged across the country, with hours of intense shooting that sent stray bullets whizzing across the border. The new bloodshed came as activists reported a grim milestone in the 8-month-old...
  • Islamists claim win in Tunisia's Arab Spring vote 25-10-2011 08:21 AM

    Tunis: Moderate Islamists claimed victory on Monday in Tunisia's first democratic election, sending a message to other states in the region that long-sidelined Islamists are challenging for power after the "Arab Spring." Official results have not been announced, but the Ennahda party said its workers had tallied the results posted...
  • Gaddafi killed: Did NATO exceed its mandate? 22-10-2011 10:42 PM

    Suhasini Haidar: Hello and welcome to this week's edition of WorldView with me Suhasini Haidar. Tonight Gaddafi's dead but he has left behind some troubling questions we are asking tonight. Did NATO overstep its mandate in Libya and what's next for all of West Asia? We have some special guest...
  • World View: Suhasini Haidar's take on Arab Spring 15-09-2011 01:41 PM

    The Arab Spring caught the world by surprise. Unlike countries like the US, Britain and France on one side, and Russia and China on the other all of whom quickly took strong positions, India chose a cautious approach; even as thousands came out on the streets in Tunis, Benghazi, Cairo,...
  • Established democracies face a summer of despair 13-08-2011 11:27 PM

    New Delhi/Jerusalem: The hopes of the Arab Spring have, for some of the world's most established democracies, given way to a Summer of Despair. Riots in Britain. Crippling European debt burdens from Greece to Spain. In India, a deluge of corruption scandals that have crippled the world's largest democracy as...
  • Spring colours bring hope to Kashmir

    Lost in 'Trance'lation |  Abid Soffi
    Finally the harsh winter is over with the arrival of spring in the Kashmir valley, which has woken up to life with fresh green tints...

  • A spring colour in sync with Kashmir's mood 24-03-2011 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: A spring in the Hindu goddess Ragnya Devi temple at khirbhawani, about 27 km from Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, changes its colours from time to time. It takes on various hues like red, pink, orange, green, blue and has often light green, red rosy...
  • Spring is in, festivities too 19-03-2011 02:52 PM

    The Chinese New Year is known as the Spring Festival in the country and marks the end of winter. Celebrations begin on the first day of the years first month " their calendar, of course, is different from the Western one " and ends with the Lantern Festival on the...