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  • Nepal earthquake aftershocks may continue for a month, says Dr. Rajendran 1 hour 34 minutes ago

    Bengaluru: One of the World's best earthquake experts Dr. C P Rajendran predicts that aftershocks of Saturday's earthquake are likely to continue for a month in the great Himalayan region. Speaking to IBNLIVE from Bengaluru, he said "Once the earthquake happens aftershocks are normal. Because the faults have to be adjusted....
  • From C1002S (2001) to Xperia Z4 (2015): A comprehensive timeline of Sony's phones 6 days ago

    Sony has just unveiled its new flagship smartphone - the Sony Xperia Z4. The story of Sony phones goes back 15 years to 2001 when it launched the C1002S in association with Ericsson. The journey of Sony's phones has been a mix of style, form and function. Come explore.C1002S (2001) SO211i...
  • The world's first USB Type-C phones may upset Apple, Huawei and HTC April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: For consumers it might be a new element to the concept of smartphones, but the introduction of the world's first smartphones with USB Type-C is sure to upset the biggies of the tech world. Chinese company Letv unveiled its debut smartphones, named Le Superphones, which boast of the new...
  • Pakistan coach Waqar Younis wants right attitude in 'new era' April 10, 2015

    Dhaka: Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis on Friday warned only players with the right attitude will represent the national team as it embarks on a "new era" with their Bangladesh tour next week. Pakistan lost in the quarter-finals to the victorious Australians in the World Cup last month, which was...
  • Supreme Court rejects plea against ex-Supreme Court judge and Press Council of India Chief April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed a PIL seeking registration of an FIR against former apex court judge and Press Council of India Chairman Justice CK Prasad for allegedly passing some inappropriate orders in a civil appeal during his tenure as a judge, saying if such pleas are...
  • C-17 Globemasters of Indian Air Force clocked 150 hours in Yemen evacuation April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: As part of a massive rescue operation, three C-17 Globemaster aircraft of Indian Air Force have clocked nearly 150 flying hours in the last few days bringing back over 1,300 Indians from Djibouti after their evacuation from strife-torn Yemen. Air Force officials said that each operation by aircraft of...
  • Is Apple working on a 4-inch iPhone 6C? Leaked images suggest so March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: In what looks like a take from iPhone 5C's non-metal housing, latest image leaks point to the tech giant developing a similar iPhone 6C model after its latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones. The images, spotted on Future Supplier, show the rear housing of a purported...
  • Countdown begins for launch of India's latest navigation satellite IRNSS-1D March 26, 2015

    Chennai: Countdown began on Thursday for the launch of India's latest navigation satellite IRNSS-1D onboard PSLV-C-27 on March 28 from Sriharikota that would take the country closer to setting up its own navigation system on par with the GPS of the US. "The 59-and-half hour count down for PSLV-C27/IRNSS-1D...
  • Will Ferrell gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame March 25, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Will Ferrell has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. At the unveiling ceremony on Tuesday, he was joined by his wife Viveca Paulin and their three sons as well as his friends and co-stars including actors Kevin Hart, Molly Shannon and John C....
  • Mizoram government plans to import piglets from England for Rs 98,000 each March 18, 2015

    Aizawl: Mizoram government is planning to purchase around 50 piglets from England for Rs 98,000 each, the state Assembly was informed on Thursday. Mizoram Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Minister C Ngunlianchunga said the government intended to purchase pure breed large white Yorkshire and pure breed Landrace pigs. The piglets were of...
  • Overdrive: Review of Mercedes AMG C63 S March 15, 2015

    In this episode of Overdrive, we bring to you the first drive of Mercedes AMG C63 S. Also on the show, get all the world motoring news. ...
  • Decoding the USB Type-C in Apple's new ultra-thin 12-inch MacBook March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Let's accept it that we all have been used to the idea of seeing our laptops with multiple things plugged into it - all at the same time. Our laptop is perpetually plugged in for charging, then we stuff one pendrive to its right and connect our phone...
  • Air crash in Nepal: India sends team to help March 5, 2015

    New Delhi: India has rushed a team of IAF officials along with recovery kit by a C-130J Super Hercules aircraft to Kathmandu to help in operations to clear the runway after a Turkish plane had a crash landing in Kathmandu. The C-130J ferried 11 personnel of Air India and the recovery...
  • MOM views Mars albedo; will help study its surface properties March 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: India's Mars Orbiter Mission payload has viewed the albedo of Mars that will be useful to study it surface properties, Indian Space Research Organisation said on Tuesday. "The map presented here shows the surface reflectance of Mars as viewed at 1.65 micron from the reference channel of MSM (Methane Sensor...
  • IPL promoters face 'closer scrutiny' of transactions March 3, 2015

    Kochi: The newly-elected BCCI vice president on tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair. A day after he was elected as BCCI vice president, IPL governing council member T C Mathew said all...
  • Asus Zenfone C review: A fair deal at a fair price February 24, 2015

    As I write this Asus Zenfone C review on the phone itself, I am quite impressed with the phone's remarkable touch response. Even as an iPhone user, I find the Zenfone's touch response pretty nice. Beginning with the phone's appearance; at a price of Rs 5,999 this phone has a 4.5-inch...
  • Mumbai University V-C Rajan Welukar removed for not qualifying for post February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai University Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar on Thursday was removed from his post after being found that he did not qualify for the post. The Bombay High Court, while hearing petitions challenging the essential eligibility qualification of Welukar, had directed the University to set up a search committee to reconsider...
  • Mercedes C-Class diesel launched in India at Rs 39.9 lakh onwards February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: German luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz launched the diesel variant of its C-Class sedan, priced up to Rs 42.9 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company has launched the C-Class diesel in two trims, the 'C 220 CDI Style' variant priced at Rs 39.9 lakh and the 'C 220 CDI Avantgarde' priced...
  • Asus ZenFone C with a 4.5-inch display, 5MP camera launched at Rs 5,999 in India February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Asus has launched its new low-cost Android smartphone in India. Named ZenFone C, the new phone runs Android 4.4 KitKat operating system with Asus Zen UI atop. This new phone in the ZenFone series has a 4.5-inch display (854x480) and a 5-megapixel rear camera with PixelMaster technology and...
  • Defence Ministry to decide on replacing IAF's 56 Avro aircraft with C-295 February 8, 2015

    New Delhi: The Defence Ministry is likely to soon take a decision on the joint bid of Tata and Airbus to replace Indian Air Force's ageing fleet of 56 Avro aircraft with C-295 military transport carriers. Defence Ministry sources said the next meetings of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) will deliberate...
  • Mercedes-Benz C-Class diesel to be launched in India on February 11 February 2, 2015

    Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that the new C-Class diesel will be launched in India on February 11, 2015. The Mercedes-Benz C-Class diesel will initially be brought in as a CBU like its petrol variant. CKD operations will commence at a later stage. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class diesel will most likely have the...
  • IAS officer vs State: Are religious rights being violated? January 28, 2015

    Claiming that the government is eluding him from his fundamental right to profess, practice or propagate any religion, IAS officer C Umashankar is taking on the Tamil Nadu government by asking him not to preach Christianity. ...
  • A quick guide to 'preacher' IAS officer Umashankar case January 28, 2015

    New Delhi: An IAS officer has kicked up a row in Tamil Nadu. C Umashankar, a 51 year old IAS officer has been accused of preaching Christianity at public places. Taking a strong exception to this, the Tamil Nadu government has ordered him not to hold any public religious meetings....
  • IAS officer threatens to move court after Tamil Nadu bans him from holding religious meets January 28, 2015

    Chennai: Claiming that the government is eluding him from his fundamental right to profess, practice or propagate any religion, IAS officer C Umashankar is taking on the Tamil Nadu government by asking him not to preach Christianity. Pulling up the IAS officer, the Tamil Nadu government has said that he was...
  • The India-US dialogues: Commitment necessary to operationalise the civil nuclear cooperation January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Pointing at the possibilities of the prospective Indo-US nuclear deal, former Indian ambassador to US and nuclear negotiator Rakesh Sood on Saturday emphasised on the commitments to take the relationship between the two countries forward and operationalising the civil nuclear cooperation. The former ambassador also lauded former US President...
  • The India-US dialogues: Modi government working with Americans, says C Raja Mohan January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), C Raja Mohan praised the Narendra Modi government for working closely with the Americans. Speaking at the Observer Research Foundation and Network18 initiative 'The India-US Dialogue', Raja Mohan said, "Previous government hesitated to be seen working with Americans but the...
  • 'Aambala' review: This Vishal, Hansika Motwani-starrer is a mash-up of overdone action, insane comedy and loud music January 16, 2015

    Film: 'Aambala' Cast: Vishal, Hansika, Vaibhav Reddy, Santhanam, Prabhu, Sathish, Ramya Krishnan, Madhuurima, Maadhavi Latha, Kiran Rathod, Aishwarya, Sriman, Pradeep Rawat, Manobala, Tulasi Director: Sundar C Rating: 2.5 Bangalore: 'Aambala' is irreverent from the word go. The film would have fallen flat on its nose if not for Santhanam and some dash...
  • 'Aambala' trailer: Vishal thrashes a bunch of scary goons; Hansika Motwani plays his lady love January 5, 2015

    The eagerly-awaited Tamil action film has been co-written, co-produced and directed by Sundar C. Starring Vishal, Hansika Motwani, Vaibhav Reddy, Prabhu and Madhuurima in key roles, the film is set to hit the theatres this Pongal (mid January). ...
  • Filmaker Sundar C says Hansika Motwani has become his lucky charm December 27, 2014

    Chennai: Filmmaker Sundar C, who has collaborated with actress Hansika Motwani for the third time in a row in upcoming Tamil action-comedy 'Aambala', says she's his lucky charm. "This is the third time I've teamed up with Hansika. She's become my lucky charm. Our last two films turned out to be...
  • Sun Network COO C Praveen arrested in a sexual harassment case December 26, 2014

    Chennai: A senior employee of a private television channel was arrested on Friday following a complaint of sexual harassment against him by a former woman staffer, police said. A team of Central crime branch police officials arrested C Praveen, Chief Operating officer of Sun TV Network, from his home. "We have booked...