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  • Indie Watch: Check out this Delhi boy with a golden voice! Yesterday

    Meet Akshay Nandakumar, a 22 year old graphic designer with a voice made of gold. Akshay is a Delhi based singer-songwriter who prefers to keep his abilities available solely online. Not so much of a live-performer, this musician keeps listeners happy with his frequent uploads on the music-sharing website SoundCloud.And...
  • Pollution affecting lungs of 35 per cent kids: survey 2 days ago

    Kolkata: Around 35 per cent of school children in Indian cities are suffering from poor lung health, according to a survey. Released on Monday by 'Breathe Blue' and Heal Foundation, the survey, carried out in four cities, revealed that the kids in Delhi were the worst-affected with 40 per cent of...
  • Joni Mitchell in 'good spirits' at LA hospital April 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Groundbreaking musician Joni Mitchell, one of the stars of the Woodstock era, was "in good spirits" at a hospital in California on Tuesday after being found unconscious at her home, her official website said. A statement on her website said the 71-year-old singer-songwriter had regained consciousness while being transported...
  • India will export defence material, train military personnel of 38 countries: Manohar Parrikar March 23, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said India was planning to export defence materials and training military personnel of at least 38 countries. "At least 38 countries are sending their defence personnel for training in India. We are encouraging them. We are giving them more slots. We are also...
  • Look of the day: Tisca Chopra looks beautiful in this blue green maxi dress March 9, 2015

    Tisca Chopra came to the premier of Anupam Kher's new play wearing this beautiful blue green printed dress. This maxi dress Swati Vijaivargie this was airy and the fitted top and loose bottom part were a great contrast. ...
  • Suman Ganguly: Ranvir Shorey did 'Blue Mountains' for son Haroon March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Director Suman Ganguly says Ranvir Shorey, who plays a prominent part in 'Blue Mountains', agreed to the movie for his son Haroon. Ranvir married his longtime ladylove Bollywood actress Konkana Sen Sharma in 2010 and Haroon was born the same year. "When I narrated the script to Ranvir, he got...
  • '#TheDress' brings together, divides the world on Twitter February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter got rather too busy this morning as a very puzzling, time consuming and very important question faced its many million users. Solving this could solve their problems is what one would say after reading their reactions on twitter. The question is, what color is '#The Dress'? A...
  • New Bond girl misses 'Chambermaid' Berlin premiere due to Bond shoot 'mishaps' February 8, 2015

    Berlin: New Bond girl Lea Seydoux had to miss the Berlin film festival premiere of Benoit Jacquot's remake of "Diary of a Chambermaid", in which she plays the starring role, due to "mishaps" during the James Bond film shoot, Jacquot said. Jacquot's is the third remake of the gritty Belle Epoque...
  • Scarlett Johansson to feature as lead in futuristic film 'Ghost in the Shell January 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Scarlett Johansson has been roped in to play the lead role in DreamWorks' 'Ghost in the Shell'. The Black Widow of Marvel Cinematic Universe is cast to portray Major Kusanagi, a covert agent fighting tech crimes in a futuristic cyberpunk world, reported Ace Showbiz. The live-action film is adapted...
  • Cute! Blue Ivy photobombs mum Beyonce's photoshoot as the singer happily beams at her little one December 18, 2014

    Almost three years old, Blue Ivy Carter recently photobombed her mother, singer Beyonce's photoshoot. The singer shared this adorable snap of the her and her daughter on her personal website. The singer appeared to be posing in front of an art installation and it appears that her three-year-old ran in...
  • NH7 Weekender, Day 1: Barmer Boys, Songhoy Blues and Raghu Dixit's production steal the show November 30, 2014

    There was something for everyone on Day 1 of the Weekender at Buddh Circuit, Greater Noida as artist from literary all genres put up acts that left the audience wanting for some more. From Ganesh Talkies early psychadellic set to the last show of the night by Raghu Dixit and Nrityaurta-...
  • WhatsApp updated with new 'blue check marks' feature; lets users know when their messages were read November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: WhatsApp has added a new feature to its cross-platform instant messaging app that lets users know if their messages have been read by recipients, and if read, they can also see the exact time they were read. Once a message is read, the two check marks next to...
  • Interview: My best years have been with Chelsea, says Ivanovic October 26, 2014

    If Chelsea dominate the defence on the field, then the credit must go to their versatile defender Branislav Ivanovic. Ivanovic is close to completing seven years at Stamford Bridge, and the 30-year-old, who has 276 Chelsea appearances and 27 goals to his name, finds it hard to believe how time...
  • How the blue LED is changing the world and won its inventors a Nobel October 8, 2014

    Paris: Just over 20 years ago, three physicists working in two laboratories in Japan cracked a problem that had stumped rivals for decades - how to prise blue light from a semi-conductor. The feat paved the way to a low-energy source of light for illuminating homes, buildings, computers and mobile phones. On...
  • 2014 Physics Nobel given for efficient blue LEDs which enabled bright, energy-saving white light sources October 7, 2014

    Stockholm: Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and US scientist Shuji Nakamura won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes - a new energy efficient and environment-friendly light source. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said the invention is just 20 years old,...
  • Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano, Shuji Nakamura win 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics October 7, 2014

    Stockholm: The Nobel Prize in Physics 2014 was awarded jointly to Isamu Akasaki, Hiroshi Amano and Shuji Nakamura "for the invention of efficient blue light-emitting diodes which has enabled bright and energy-saving white light sources". Twenty one Nobel Laureates are born in Japan including Akasaki, Amano and Nakamura. Out of the...
  • Delhi Metro trains plying on Blue Line delayed due to heavy VIP movement September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced inconvenience on Thursday as trains on the Blue Line are running late due to heavy VIP movement in the capital. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) claimed that the delay on the Dwarka Noida line has been caused due to heavy security and VIP movement. Chinese...
  • Beyonce writes a beautiful, touching poem for her little daughter Blue Ivy September 3, 2014

    If you were touched after watching Beyonce sniff audibly at the MTV VMAs as her daughter cheered, "Yay mommy!", this is your thing. Musiciansinger Beyonce has penned a beautiful poem for the CR Fashion book, wherein she talks about her love for her daughter, Blue Ivy. Here are a few lines...
  • Delhi: DwarkaNoida metro services hit by snag during peak office hour rush September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Metro services on DwarkaNoida City Centre/Vaishali were affected on Tuesday for about an hour during peak office hour rush when a portion of Over Head Electricity wire snapped between Janakpuri West and Uttam Nagar East station. "The train services were mainly affected from 08:24 am to 09:47 am between...
  • Blue MoFi: This pair of headphones comes with a builtin amplifier to give users audio results they would get from a home sound system August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Foraying into a new product category, Blue Microphones has launched the MoFi headphones that is claimed to give users the kind of highfidelity audio they would get from a home sound system. MoFi is said to be the first headphone that combines a builtin audiophile amplifier and quality...
  • 30 minutes: Story of the Indian blue collar workers August 2, 2014

    The Indian blue collar workers have been working in the Middle East as domestic help with no one to listen to their grievances. Popularly known as 3D workers they work as truck drivers, construction workers and so on. According to the report presented by the Reserve Bank of India 70...
  • LabtoLand, PM's slogan for increasing agriculture production July 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Pitching for greater use of research for boosting the agriculture sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday gave the slogan 'LabtoLand', saying that farmers should be able to enhance production to increase their income and feed the country as well as the world. He pressed for the use of...
  • Picasso painting reveals hidden man June 18, 2014

    Washington: Curators and scientists are revealing they've found a hidden painting beneath the surface of one of Pablo Picasso's earliest masterpieces from 1901, "The Blue Room," at The Phillips Collection in Washington. Over the past five years, conservators and scientists from the museum, the National Gallery of Art, Cornell...
  • Kolkata: Tax waiver proposed for those who paint their houses in Mamata's favourite colours June 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Kolkata may soon be painted in Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's favourite colours of blue and white. The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has announced a one year tax waiver for people who paint their houses in those colours. However, criticism is coming in for the Mamata Banerjee government over the move. The...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years June 6, 2014

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • 'Will take action against perpetrators of Golden temple clashes' June 6, 2014

    Sri Akal Takht member Giani Gurbachan Singh said that many people were injured in the clashes in the Golden Temple. Some antisocial forces sparked the violence. "We will investigate the case and take strict action against the perpetrators," he added. Earlier in the day, clashes broke out within the Golden...
  • Amarinder Singh condemns Golden Temple clashes, says SGPC must act responsibly June 6, 2014

    Congress leader Amarinder Singh said, "Such incidents should not have happened and it is the duty of SGPC to ensure the security of the temple." Earlier in the day, clashes broke out within the Golden Temple premises between two groups on the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. ...
  • What happened is unfortunate, but police shouldn't enter Golden Temple: SAD MP on clashes June 6, 2014

    Fifteen people have been detained after clashes broke out in the Golden Temple during a ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. Clashes broke out between the Golden Temple task force workers and supporters of the SAD (Amritsar) MP Simranjeet Singh Mann. ...
  • 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star June 6, 2014

    Amritsar: Billboards welcome tourists on roads leading to the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the holiest place for Sikhs. It is a symbol of peace and it is always festive here. But it was not so three decades back. On June 6, 1984, the area near the Golden Temple was under curfew...