ANNIVERSARY

  • The Muppets to feature opposite YouTube stars in special online videos Yesterday

    Los Angeles: It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to stream the video. The Muppets are appearing in skits and other online videos with several YouTube stars, including Mike Tompkins, Lindsey Stirling, Elliott Morgan and John and Hank Green. The videos were filmed on location...
  • Xiaomi sets its new record by selling over 2 million phones in 12 hours April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has reported that it has broken its own flash-sale record by selling more than two million phones in its 12-hour 'Mi Fan Festival'. The Mi Fan Festival marked the Chinese smartphone maker's fifth anniversary on April 8 in which it also sold 38,000 televisions, 200,000 fitness bands...
  • Pinterest turns 5: Five things to know about the site that has eventually turned into a learning, shopping hub April 2, 2015

    New York: In its five short years of life, Pinterest has become 'the' place where brides-to-be create wish boards of wedding china photos and do-it-yourself home renovators bookmark shiny turquoise tiles for bathrooms. It's where people share ideas and ingenuity and get creatively inspired. And it's fueled a new way...
  • Happy anniversary Rajinikanth and Latha: Fans celebrate Thalaivar's special day on Twitter with vintage photos February 26, 2015

    Chennai: On his 34th wedding anniversary Thursday, superstar Rajinikanth briefly spent some time with his fans here at his residence. Several of his fans came to convey their wishes to the 'Thalaiva'. Rajinikanth married Latha Feb 26, 1981. They have two daughters -- Aishwarya and Soundarya. ...
  • 1990-2015: Evolution of Adobe Photoshop, the software synonymous with image editing February 19, 2015

    It was in this pre-digital world that Thomas Knoll dreamed up and created Display, a pixel imaging program. Display was purchased by the then nascent software company Adobe, and in 1990 - 25 years ago - was released under a new, now famous name - Photoshop - the software synonymous...
  • Lata Mangeshkar remembers Madhubala on her birth anniversary February 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Melody Queen Lata Mangeshkar paid tribute to yesteryear actress Madhubala on her birth anniversary on 14 February. The 85-year-old singer took to twitter to remember the actress, who has starred in films like 'Howrah Bridge', 'Half Ticket', 'Kala Pani', 'Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi', 'Mughal-e-Azam' among others. "Namaskar. Today is...
  • Photo of the day: Akshay Kumar, Twinkle Khanna celebrate a 'humourous' 14th marriage anniversary January 17, 2015

    They may be married for 14 years now, but Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna appear to be much in love. On their marriage anniversary, Akshay Kumar posted a picture of him and his wife and captioned it as "After 14 years of listening to the same old jokes of @mrsfunnybones...
  • PM Modi pays tributes to Sardar Patel on his death anniversary December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid tributes to the country's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary, saying the nation will remain indebted to him forever. "On his Punya Tithi (death anniversary), I pay my respects to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel," Modi tweeted. "India will forever be...
  • Raj Kapoor movies featured in Google doodle as it celebrates his 90th birth anniversary December 14, 2014

    New Delhi: To commemorate iconic actor and filmmaker Raj Kapoor's 90th birthday today, Google has posted a doodle. Born as Ranbir Raj Kapoor on December 14, 1924, Raj, the son of actor Prithvi Raj Kapoor, garnered huge recognition and respect for his contribution to Indian cinema. He started as a...
  • Difficult to do simple things when famous: Beyonce Knowles December 13, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer Beyonce Knowles says she sometimes finds fame difficult because there are so many ordinary experiences that she has to miss out on. "Before I was famous I was the girl on the hill with a guitar. I was the girl that just wanted a beautiful view of the...
  • Watch: Tributes paid to martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack December 13, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and many other political dignitaries paid their respects to the martyrs of 2001 Parliament attack. ...
  • Farah Khan, Shirish Kunder celebrate 10th wedding anniversary December 9, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Farah Khan and her husband Shirish Kunder today celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary. Farah, 49, who tied the knot with the film editor and director in 2004, said that she can't believe the couple have completed ten years together. "10th anniversary!! Already?," Farah posted on Twitter. Farah met Kunder, 41,...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: How it happened December 8, 2014

    Bhopal: Thirty years after the catastrophic leak of lethal Methyl Isocyanate from the Carbide plant in Bhopal, T R Chouhan who was the Chemical Plant Operator and in charge of storage tank 610 till November 25, 1984, returns to its crumbling remains to tell us how India's worst industrial disaster...
  • Tributes paid to Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on death anniversary December 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Rich tributes were paid to the architect of Constitution, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar on his 58th death anniversary, observed as 'Mahaparinirvan Din' by thousands of followers from all over the state who converged at his memorial 'Chaityabhoomi' near Shivaji Park in Dadar. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Education Minister Vinod...
  • Bhopal: A city frozen in its toxic past December 2, 2014

    Bhopal: An avalanche of grievances writ on every face! The scars of the tragedy are visible in every nook and cranny of Old Bhopal. The deadly waste is still lying in the Union Carbide factory, contaminating not only the soil and water but also the minds of the people. Misguided...
  • Don't play politics at an educational institution, AMU VC to Centre against BJP's proposed event November 28, 2014

    Aligarh: A fresh controversy is brewing in the Aligarh Muslim University where the varsity authorities and Bharatiya Janata Party have got into a war of words over a piece of land. BJP has asked the university to celebrate the birth anniversary of Raja Mahendra Pratap, a freedom fighter, who according to...
  • Anand Sharma refutes charges of senior Congress leaders not invited for Nehru's event November 21, 2014

    The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth anniversary of...
  • Chidambaram, Kamal Nath other Congress leaders upset at not being invited for Nehru's event: sources November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The rift within the Congress party seems to be wide open. According to sources, senior party leaders like former finance minister P Chidambaram and former Union minister Kamal Nath are upset with the Congress high command over not being invited for the event organised on the 125th birth...
  • Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow to spend anniversary together November 20, 2014

    London: Despite consciously uncoupling earlier this year, Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin are set to spend their wedding together on December 5. The 37-year-old Coldplay frontman, who is believed to have rekindled his romance with Jennifer Lawrence, will still see his wife in order to keep things as normal as possible...
  • Shiv Sena to flex muscles on Bal Thackeray's second death anniversary November 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will flex its muscles on the second death anniversary of its founder-patriarch, late Bal Thackeray on Monday. Hundreds of thousands of Shiv Sainiks are expected to visit the Thackeray memorial at Shivaji Park for which elaborate arrangements have been put in place, said party secretary and parliamentarian...
  • Bhopal gas tragedy: 30 years later, survivors cry for justice, seek more compensation November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Hundreds of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak tragedy are at Delhi's Jantar Mantar demanding justice and additional compensation. Survivors which include mostly women and children are sitting on protest since November 9 saying they will remain at Jantar Mantar till the Narendra Modi government gives them...
  • Jawaharlal Nehru: A leader and his legacy November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The nation observes the birth anniversaries of two of the tallest leaders of post-Independence India - Jawaharlal Nehru and Vallabhbhai Patel - two weeks apart. This year, these celebrations have generated a controversy in view of the efforts being made by different political parties to 'appropriate' the legacy...
  • Watch: Sonia Gandhi's address at Nehru's 125th birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi addressed the party's conclave saying, "Jawahar Lal Nehru's vision was liberal, democratic rooted for a united India. We need to fight for the people, we need to create a people's movement to fight for the ideals of Pandit Nehru." ...
  • Watch: Rahul Gandhi's speech at Nehru's birth anniversary November 13, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addressed the party's conclave at 125th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. He took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' and said, "On one hand they are cleaning the road for photo opportunities and on other hand they...
  • At Nehru's 125th birth anniversary, Rahul calls PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' a photo opportunity November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress party on Thursday began massive celebrations to mark the 125th birth anniversary of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru in the national capital. After a drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections and Assembly polls, the party is hoping to motivate its workers and increase its cadre...
  • Congress celebrates Jawahar Lal Nehrui's 125th birth anniversary: As it happened November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The political war over commemorating national leaders continues. While the BJP government celebrated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary by calling it National Unity Day, the Congress has taken a cue and organised massive celebrations for Jawahar Lal Nehru's birth anniversary. The Congress has organised one of its biggest...
  • Congress to take Nehru's legacy to people in a bid to regain its foothold November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: After being reduced to just 44 MPs in the Lok Sabha, the Congress is struggling to find its feet and in its hour of crisis, the party has decided to take former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru's legacy to the people and re-emphasise what it stood for. Congress offices...
  • Congress invites 55 international leaders for conference on Nehru's legacy but ignores Modi November 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Keen to resurrect Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy at a trying time for the party and take the message to the masses, the Congress is organising an international conference from November 17-18 to mark the 125th birth anniversary of India's first prime minister. The party, however, has not invited Prime Minister...
  • Germany marks 25 years since Berlin Wall's fall November 9, 2014

    Berlin: Germany on Sunday celebrates the 25th anniversary of the night the Berlin Wall fell, a pivotal moment in the collapse of communism and the start of the country's emergence as the major power at the heart of Europe. A 15-kilometer (nine-mile) chain of lighted balloons along the former border will...