Beating

  • Kindergarten horror: Six-year-old mercilessly beaten by school teacher in Ghaziabad 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A six-year-old lower kindergarten student was mercilessly beaten for not doing his homework by a school teacher in Ghaziabad. The incident took place on Saturday. The student suffered severe bruises on his back and hips. The victim's family claims that he was beaten with an iron rod. "The teacher beat...
  • Apple closes Beats music acquisition August 2, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple said Friday it closed its $3 billion deal for Beats, the high-end audio equipment and streaming music service, a tie-up that could allow the iPhone maker to reach new audiences. "Today we are excited to officially welcome Beats Music and Beats Electronics to the Apple family," Apple said...
  • ICICI Bank Q1 net profit up 17 pct, beats estimates July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: ICICI Bank Ltd(ICBK.NS), India's second-biggest lender by assets, reported a 17 percent rise in quarterly profit, beating estimates, helped by loan growth and higher fee income. Net profit for its fiscal first quarter ended June rose to 26.55 billion rupees ($440 million) from 22.74 billion rupees a year earlier,...
  • Apple to lay off about 200 people at Beats: Report July 31, 2014

    Apple intends to lay off about 200 people at Beats Electronics following its $3 billion acquisition of the headphone and music streaming services company, Bloomberg cited a person with knowledge of the restructuring as saying. The job cuts will mainly hit human resources, finance and other departments with significant overlap between...
  • Bose sues Beats over headphone noise-cancellation patents July 26, 2014

    San Francisco: Audio technology veteran Bose Corporation on Friday sued Beats Electronics over patented technology for cancelling noise in earphones. The suit filed in federal court in the US state of Delaware pits the 50-year-old firm against an Internet Age youngster being bought by Apple in a deal valued at $3...
  • AP: Teacher, one other arrested for caning visually challenged children July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: The teacher of a school for blind, another person, who were seen in a video mercilessly caning visually impaired children have been arrested by the police on Monday. The incident, which took place two days back, came to light on Monday after local TV channels showed a video footage of...
  • LG G3 Beat: LG announces a mid-tier variant of the G3 July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: As LG's flagship phone the G3 gets sets for its India launch on July 21, the Korean company has readied a mid-tier variant of the phone. The LG G3 Beat packs in more economical-specifications behind a smaller 5-inch display. The display in the G3 Beat is a fairly common...
  • Teacher booked for beating KG student urges HC to quash case July 2, 2014

    Mumbai: A school teacher accused of beating a Kindergarten student with a ruler has urged the Bombay High Court to quash the case, saying section 324 IPC (causing hurt by dangerous weapon) cannot be invoked in this matter. A wooden foot ruler is not a dangerous weapon and hence she...
  • 'Jhankaar Beats' turns 11, director Sujoy Ghosh ecstatic June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: Sujoy Ghosh, who started his career with hit film 'Jhankaar Beats' in 2003, is ecstatic after the musical has completed 11 years. He thanks Pritish Nandy, one of the co-writers of the film, for coming up with such a strong concept. "11 years of Jhankaar Beats and career today thanks...
  • Olly Murs beats Bruno Mars and Rihanna, named most played pop star of 2013 June 4, 2014

    London: Singer Olly Murs has been named the most played pop star of 2013. The former 'X Factor' runner up saw off competition from the likes of Bruno Mars, Pink, Rihanna and Katy Perry to top the chart, compiled by music royalty body Phonographic Performance Ltd, reported Daily Mirror. The...
  • Goa: Boys beaten, paraded naked for stealing mobile phones; one arrested June 2, 2014

    Betul: The Goa Police has arrested a person in connection with the beating up of two boys for allegedly stealing mobile phones and valuables from foreigners. Police made the arrest on Monday; the incident took place on May 22. Two boys were beaten up by locals with wooden sticks and were...
  • At Apple's WWDC 2014 the focus will be on software, scant hope for the next big thing June 1, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple on Monday kicks off its developers conference, where the focus will be on software in iPhones, iPads, iPods and Macintosh computers with scant hope for the next big thing. In trademark style, Apple has remained mum about what it will unveil at the keynote presentation opening a sold-out...
  • Why music industry is optimistic about Apple-Beats deal May 31, 2014

    When Cortez Bryant decided to negotiate a headphones marketing deal for his clients Lil Wayne and Nicki Minaj a few years ago, he turned down more money from other more established companies to sign with Beats By Dre for a simple reason. "There was a bunch of history there, so at...
  • Apple's Beats buyout: 5 things to know about the most expensive acquisition in Apple's 38-year history May 30, 2014

    Cupertino: Apple CEO Tim Cook looked like he wanted to dance as he discussed his company's $3 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics. The deal, by far the most expensive in Apple's 38-year history, will give the iPhone and iPod maker a line of trendy headphones known for their hip appearance...
  • Apple agrees to buy Beats Electronics for $3 billion May 29, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple Inc will buy Beats for about $3 billion and bring recording mogul Jimmy Iovine into its ranks, hoping to win points with the music industry and help it catch up in fast-growing music streaming. As expected, Beats co-founders Iovine and rapper Dr. Dre will join Apple as part of...
  • Why Apple is planning to buy music streaming service Beats May 19, 2014

    San Francisco: More than a decade ago, the late Steve Jobs pulled one of his trademark reality distorting maneuvers, browbeating music label executives into selling songs on Apple Inc's then-nascent iTunes digital store for a mere 99 cents apiece. Now, the tables have turned and it's Apple that is being forced...
  • Beats music service sued by former executive amid possible sale to Apple May 18, 2014

    New York: Beats Electronics, which is close to being sold to Apple Inc for $3.2 billion, has been sued by the founder of a music service Beats bought two years ago claiming he has been cheated out of his share of the company. David Hyman, the founder of the music subscription...
  • Apple likely to buy headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion: Report May 9, 2014

    Apple is close to buying headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3.2 billion, the Financial Times reported. The purchase of Beats, which also runs a streaming music service, would be Apple's largest ever acquisition, the newspaper reported. It said the deal could be announced as early as next week. Founded by rapper Dr....
  • Man brutally thrashed by youths for refusing to give money to purchase liquor May 2, 2014

    A 35-year-old man was brutally beaten up by two youths when he refused to give them money for buying liquor in Modinagar area of Ghaziabad on Friday. The victim, whose condition is said to be critical, has been identified as Debesh Shukla. The incident took place last night when Shukla was going...
  • Auto Expo 2014: Chevrolet Beat facelift teased February 1, 2014

    Chevrolet India has teased the Beat facelift on its official website by way of a silhouette of the popular supermini. We have already spotted the Beat facelift test mules several times and as we reported last week, the updated Beat is slated for an Auto Expo launch. The tag line for the...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Watch: Beating The Retreat ceremony January 30, 2014

    The Army, Navy and Air Force bands performed at the Beating The Retreat ceremony, marking the end of Republic Day celebrations. Pranab Mukherjee revived a presidential tradition by riding a 6-horse buggy. ...
  • Delhi: Two metro stations to remain close for Beating Retreat ceremony January 29, 2014

    Two Delhi Metro stations will be closed between 3 pm and 6.30 pm on Wednesday due to the Beating Retreat ceremony. A metro spokesman identified the stations as Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan. But interchange facilities will be available in the former. ...
  • Delhi: 2 Metro stations to be shut due to Beating Retreat ceremony January 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Two metro stations - Central Secretariat and Udyog Bhawan will be shut on January 29 for three and half hours. The stations will be shut from 3 pm to 6.30 pm due to Beating Retreat ceremony. Stations will be shut following security reasons. However, the interchanging facility will be...
  • UP Police lathicharge women protesters in Firozabad January 14, 2014

    Firozabad: There has been another instance of police brutality in Firozabad in Uttar Pradesh. Police officers beat up women protesters on Monday. The women were reportedly holding a protest on the highway after their family members were killed in an accident. The police and protesters clashed, following which the police lathicharged the...
  • 3rd Test: Australia beat England at Perth, reclaim the Ashes December 17, 2013

    Perth: Michael Clarke's Australians regained the Ashes just four months after the last series defeat in England by completing a third comprehensive Test victory on home soil. Resuming at 251 for 5 on the last day of the third Test, England lost only one wicket in Tuesday's morning session but Nathan...
  • Class 5 student beaten by teacher, admitted to hospital in Jind December 7, 2013

    Jind: In another corporal punishment shocker, a Class 5 student of a government school in Kairkhedi village was admitted to hospital after she was allegedly beaten up by her teacher on Saturday. Amrita was badly beaten up by her teacher Surendra for not solving a Maths problem, her parents said. While...
  • Digital music service Beats Music to be launched in January December 5, 2013

    Los Angeles: Beats Music, the digital music spinoff from the maker of Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, is set to launch in January. The launch date - slightly later than the late 2013 target set earlier - was announced by CEO Ian Rogers in a blog post Wednesday. He acknowledged the...
  • India lick their lips after Pakistan's win over South Africa December 2, 2013

    Pakistan have undoubtedly dented South Africa's pysche with a historic ODI series win in the Proteas own den and in achieving that feat may have done a favour to their estranged neighbours India, who are next in line to tour the rainbow nation. The hastily arranged limited-overs series - after India...