TIMELINE

  • Watch: Timeline of Sydney siege December 16, 2014

    Watch the 17-hour-long siege that unfolded in the Lindt Chocolate Cafe in downtown Sydney on Monday. ...
  • Sydney: Timeline of Australia hostage drama at Lindt cafe December 15, 2014

    Sydney: An armed gunman entered a Sydney cafe during Monday morning's rush hour and took an unknown number of hostages. Hours after the crisis began, five people escaped but a number of others remained inside. As night fell, there were no reports of injuries and the gunman's motives remained unclear....
  • Timeline of 1975 Lalit Narayan Mishra murder case December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Timeline of the 1975 murder case of then railway minister Lalit Narayan Mishra: June 2, 1975: Mishra goes to Samastipur to declare open the Samastipur-Muzaffarpur broad gauge railway line. A bomb explosion on the dais seriously injures him. June 3, 1975: Mishra dies at the railway hospital in Danapur. June 9,...
  • Timeline: Traditionally a Congress bastion, BJP emerges as single largest party in 2014 Maharashtra polls October 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Maharashtra has been a traditional Congress bastion ruled by the party or its offshoots for over 62 years since 1947. Formerly part of the Bombay state, the state was carved out as a separate entity on May 1, 1960, unifying with it with the Vidarsha region of then Madhya Pradesh. The...
  • Timeline: Libyan Airlines Flight 114 to Malaysia Airlines MH17 airliners that have been shot down July 18, 2014

    As unthinkable as shooting down an airliner with hundreds of passengers is, it has happened before. Among the most notable cases in recent decades were an Iranian plane shot down by the US Navy and a South Korean airliner destroyed by a Russian fighter jet. February 21, 1973: Libyan Airlines Flight...
  • A look at Zohra Sehgal's life: From a girl in purdah from Saharanpur to the lead dancer of Uday Shankar's ballets July 11, 2014

    No one celebrated life and lived it to the fullest like Zohra Sehgal did. A woman who lived her life on her own terms, celebrated art at a time when it was shunned upon by many and became the first Indian woman to learn ballet in Germany Zohra Sehgal was...
  • Interactive timeline: Prime Ministers of India from Jawaharlal Nehru to Narendra Modi May 26, 2014

    Narendra Modi has been sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of India. This interactive timeline guides you from 1947 to 2014 showing who all occupied the post and for what period of time.Full list of the Prime Ministers of India:FromToNameParty15 August 194727 May 1964Jawaharlal NehruIndian National Congress27 May 196406...
  • Facebook launches 'I'm a Voter' feature for Indian users April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Facebook users in India can now update their status after casting their ballot with a new "I'm a Voter" feature that the social networking giant has introduced to cash in on the election buzz. For the first time in the country, users over the age of 18 will...
  • Twitter testing 'Fave People' timeline; displays tweets from your favourite accounts in one place March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Twitter, reportedly, is testing a new feature called "Fave People", which lets users view tweets from their favourite accounts in one place. You can favourite profiles by tapping the star icon on the profiles to see tweets from them under the "Fave People" timeline. TechCrunch reports that the...
  • Timeline: How Malaysia's Flight MH370 went missing March 17, 2014

    Here is a timeline of events in the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jetliner which vanished from radar screens on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing on Saturday, March 8: (all times are local Malaysian, eight hours ahead of GMT) 00:41 - Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 departs from Kuala Lumpur...
  • Timeline: Major Maoist attacks since 2009 March 11, 2014

    At least 15 security personnel and one civilian were killed in a Maoist attack on a CRPF search party in Chhattisgarh on Tuesday. The attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers took place in the thickly forested Tongapal area in Sukma district, about 500 km south of Raipur...
  • Absolutely sick of the sentimental Facebook look back videos on your timeline? Hit back with this hilarious parody February 6, 2014

    You need to see this Facebook parody video if you are absolutely sick of people's sentimental Look Back videos. Facebook turned 10 by offering its users a look back to the special moments of their time spent on its website. It was touching the first few times people shared their...
  • Interactive timeline: AarushiHemraj murder case November 21, 2013

    The AarushiHemraj murder case was one of the most mysterious killings in the recent past.A special court in Ghaziabad found Aarushi's parents Rajesh and Nupur Talwar guilty in the case.Aarushi was found with her throat slit in the bedroom of her Noida home on May 16, 2008 while the...
  • Twitter introduces Custom Timelines, lets you create timelines with tweets of your choice November 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Twitter introduced a new feature, Custom timelines, which lets you create custom timelines of tweets. Users can control custom timelines by selecting the tweets they want to include. "This means that when the conversation around an event or topic takes off on Twitter, you have the opportunity to...
  • Facebook Timeline and Pages inaccessible, complain users November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: There appears to be a service disruption at Facebook as users from around the world are reporting that they cannot access their Timelines. But the issue seems to have partial impact that many other users say that they are able to access Facebook as usual. This Facebook disruption seems...
  • Sachin Tendulkar announces retirement after his 200th Test October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday stunned the cricket world by announcing his retirement from international cricket after playing his 200th Test match in the home series against the West Indies in November 2013. The 40yearold Tendulkar contacted BCCI President N Srinivasan on Thursday and requested the board to release...
  • Rahul Dravid quits competitive cricket: timeline of a legendary career October 6, 2013

    After retiring from all forms of international cricket in 2012, Rahul Dravid announced earlier this year that the 2013 Champions League Twenty20 (CLT20) will be his last tournament as a professional cricketer. And on this day, October 6, 2013, when Dravid makes his final appearance as a player, we look...
  • Feb 1985 Sep 2013: Milestones in the history of BlackBerry September 24, 2013

    Toronto: Embattled smartphone company BlackBerry Ltd plans to go private in a $4.7 billion deal being orchestrated by its largest shareholder. Here are important milestones in the history of the company formerly known as Research In Motion: February 1985 Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin cofound Research In Motion in Waterloo,...
  • Timeline: The Ishrat Jahan encounter case July 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In its first chargesheet in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case, the Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday told a court in Ahmedabad that the 19yearold girl along with three others was killed by the Gujarat Police in a fake encounter. Here is the sequence of events in the...
  • Prior approval must to arrest under Section 66A: SC May 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday said no person would be arrested under Section 66A of the IT Act for posting objectionable comments on social networking websites without prior approval from an officer not below the rank of inspector general of police. A vacation bench of Justice BS Chauhan and...
  • Facebook can be sued over 'timeline': US court April 4, 2013

    Chicago: A Chicagobased social media company called Timelines Inc can sue Facebook Inc over allegations that it violated the smaller firm's trademark on the word 'timeline', a federal judge ruled. Timelines launched a website called Timelines.com in 2009 that enables users to track historical events and their personal lives online....
  • Facebook fails to end trademark infringement lawsuit over Timeline April 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Facebook reportedly failed to end a trademark infringement lawsuit that began in September 2011 over its use of the Timeline and related terms. According to Bloomberg, the popular social network could not demonstrate "as a matter of law, that the marks are generic." It all began in September 2011,...
  • Timeline: Dutt's tryst with court,prison and TADA from 1993-2013 March 21, 2013

    New Delhi: As the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld actor Sanjay Dutt's conviction in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and sentenced him to five years in jail, we look at the series of events that took place which led to this judgement. January 1993- Producers Hanif Kadewalla and Samir...
  • Facebook Timeline gets yet another revamp, follows News Feed overhaul March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Within a week of announcing a major revamp of the Facebook News Feed, the social network has unveiled a redesign of the Timeline. This new redesign is in line with the tests that Facebook had been carrying out with users in New Zealand recently. The most noticeable aspect of...
  • Timeline of attack on CRPF camp in Srinagar March 13, 2013

    Srinagar: A deadly terror attack in the heart of Srinagar, the first in almost three years, has caught the security establishments unawares and left the government groping for answers as it already faces flak over Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru's hanging. Here is the timeline of the attack, which left five...
  • Facebook unveils new privacy controls December 12, 2012

    San Francisco: Facebook Inc began rolling out a variety of new privacy controls on Wednesday, the company's latest effort to address user concerns about who can see their personal information on the world's largest social network. New tools introduced on Wednesday will make it easier for Facebook's members to quickly...
  • Timeline: A look at RIM's muchdelayed BlackBerry 10 November 8, 2012

    Toronto: BlackBerry maker Research In Motion says it's now testing its muchdelayed BlackBerry 10 smartphones with 50 wireless carriers around the world. RIM calls it a key step. RIM previously announced delays to its upcoming BlackBerry 10 system, which the company considers crucial to its future. It's expected in the...
  • Facebook testing new onecolumn Timeline design November 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Facebook users upset with the twocolumn layout of the Facebook Timeline, may have some reason to cheer. According to Inside Facebook, the social networking service is testing a new design with a small percentage of users that has the posts in one column instead of the current format...
  • Timeline of attack on US Consulate in Libya September 13, 2012

    Washington: Wellarmed Libyan extremists launched a sustained attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, on Tuesday, killing four State Department employees, including the American ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens and foreign service officer Sean Smith, and wounding three others. The consulate, like all other US diplomatic missions around the world,...