April

  • Google looking for the world's best 'Pokemon Master'. Here's how to apply 01-04-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: It's April Fools' Day and Google is back with its pranks. In one of its pranks for the day, Google welcomes people to apply for a new job opening - Pokemon Master - at Google. It says to have prepared a rigorous test to find the world's best...
  • Experts discover new truths in the Gujarat model compared to other state models 31-03-2014 11:54 PM

    The Gujarat model trumped all other state models in new study aimed at taking a close look at all claims of superiority of the Gujarat model. ...
  • Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party join hands to come up with joint manifesto ahead of Lok Sabha election 2014 31-03-2014 11:53 PM

    Fed up with divisive politics cutting into vote share and denting their credibility among a sizeable youth vote bank, India's three main political parties on Tuesday joined hands to launch a combined manifesto that touched upon the 'real' issues that affected the 'aam aadmi', including a revised list of national...
  • Odisha tracker: Naveen's BJD to win 10-16 seats, BJP 3-7, Congress 0-4 31-03-2014 10:06 PM

    New Delhi: Odisha is witnessing a close fight between the ruling BJD and the BJP with Congress, the main opposition in the state, now slipping to third position. According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS national election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal will...
  • Jharkhand poll tracker: BJP way ahead of Congress-JMM-RJD alliance 31-03-2014 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: The BJP is leading by a huge margin in Jharkhand. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti election tracker, the main opposition BJP is projected to get 44 per cent of the votes. The ruling Congress-JMM-RJD alliance is likely to get 30 per cent of the votes while Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik is...
  • Bihar tracker: BJP-LJP to bag 21-29, RJD-Cong-NCP 7-13, JDU 2-5 seats 31-03-2014 09:17 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's popularity is growing in the battle ground state of Bihar while the ruling Janata Dal United is facing a rout. According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS national election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar the BJP-LJP combine will bag 21-29, Congress-RJD-NCP 7-13, JDU...
  • Assam poll tracker: Big lead for Congress, BJP and AGP way behind 31-03-2014 08:44 PM

    New Delhi: There is some good news for the Congress from the Northeastern state of Assam. The Congress which has been in power in Assam since 2001 has maintained its lead over opponents even in the latest survey. According to CNN-IBN-CSDS-Lokniti pre-poll survey it is expected to get 44 per...
  • West Bengal tracker: TMC 23-29 seats, Left 7-13, Congress 4-7, BJP 0-1 31-03-2014 08:07 PM

    New Delhi: The victory march of the ruling TMC led by chief minister Mamata Banerjee continues in West Bengal. According to CNN-IBN-Lokniti-CSDS national election tracker and seat projections by Chennai Mathematical Institute Director Rajeeva Karandikar Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress will win 23-29 seats, Left Front 7-13, Congress 4-7 and BJP...
  • Lok Sabha Election Tracker: Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and Jharkhand 31-03-2014 07:58 PM

    Follow all the updates related to the Lok Sabha election tracker in Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam. ...
  • Election Commission changes Lok Sabha poll dates for Goa to April 12 08-03-2014 09:15 AM

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Friday changed the Lok Sabha poll date for Goa and one seat in Jharkhand due to religious festivals following demands for the same. The date for the two constituencies going to Lok Sabha polls in Goa has been advanced from April 17 to April...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Goa votes on April 17 05-03-2014 12:26 PM

    Goa will votes for the Lok Sabha elections on April 17. There are two Lok Sabha constituencies in Goa. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections to be held in five phases starting from mid-April 05-01-2014 04:37 PM

    Bracing for the big exercise, the Election Commission is all set to hold Lok Sabha elections starting mid-April and spread it over at least five phases till early May. The much-awaited announcement for the polls is likely to be made by the end of February or early March, for which...
  • Railways profit up by 13 per cent during April-November 10-12-2013 06:03 PM

    Railways have earned Rs 89,339.64 crore during April-November as compared to Rs 78,871.47 crore during the same period last year, registering a jump of 13.27 per cent. The total goods earnings have gone up from Rs 54,482.80 cr during April 1 and November 30, 2012 to Rs 60,150.41 crore during...
  • Core infrastructure growth jumps to 8 per cent in September 31-10-2013 06:33 PM

    Eight core infrastructure sectors that include power, coal, steel and cement, posted an impressive 8 percent growth in September, government data showed on Thursday. Electricity generation that has 10.32 percent weight in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) registered a growth of 12.6 percent during the month under review, data...
  • I wanted to work with Rituparno Ghosh: A R Rahman 28-09-2013 04:02 PM

    Kolkata: Oscar winning-composer A R Rahman regrets that he did not get a chance to work with director Rituparno Ghosh. "One Bengali director I really wanted to work with in any film project is Rituparno," Rahman told PTI over phone from Mumbai. Rituparno, who helmed 'Unishe April' and 'The Last...
  • Fitch revises India's outlook to stable from negative 12-06-2013 05:05 PM

    New Delhi: Bringing cheer to the government struggling to arrest rupee's slide, global rating agency Fitch on Wednesday revised India's sovereign credit outlook to stable from negative. Taking note of the government's efforts to contain fiscal deficit, Fitch Ratings revised India's Outlook to Stable from Negative and affirmed 'BBB-' rating....
  • Bengali cinema's new wave pioneer Rituparno Ghosh passes away 30-05-2013 10:11 AM

    Kolkata: Award winning Bengali filmmaker Rituparno Ghosh passed away in Kolkata, he was 49. Heart attack is said to be the reason of his death. Ghosh was born on August 31, 1963 in Kolkata. His father was a well known documentary filmmaker. Rituparno Ghosh came to prominence with his 1994...
  • April inflation slows to 4.89 pc, lowest since Nov 2009 14-05-2013 12:21 PM

    New Delhi: The headline inflation dropped to its lowest since 2009 in the month of April at 4.89 per cent, a level seen comfortable for the RBI to persist with monetary easing to revive a flagging economy. April's reading is well below the 5.50 per cent estimated by analysts in...
  • Watch: Obama lets an 8-year-old take his place as April Fool's joke 02-04-2013 09:25 AM

    US President Barack Obama did not pass a chance to play a prank on April Fool's day. ...
  • The Last Word: April Fool's Day: Are Indians too serious to take a joke? 01-04-2013 09:48 PM

    On April Fool's Day, Karan Thapar asks a panel of experts if Indians are too serious or even supercilious to take a joke. ...