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  • The whole thing was blown out of proportion: Deepika Padukone talks candidly about the 'My Choice' video Yesterday

    Deepika Padukone has had a pretty eventful year so far. A stream of controversies, admitting to be clinically depressed on air, and a Shoojit Sircar movie alongside Amitabh Bachchan soon to be out.In a very candid interview with Anupama Chopra, Deepika talks about the whole storm that got created around...
  • Singapore PM shows off coding skills with a computer program he wrote years ago Yesterday

    Singapore: Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Monday shared the last computer program he wrote on his Facebook account as he was asked for it when he attended the Founders Forum two weeks ago. Lee said that he wrote the program, Sudoku solver, in C++ several years ago, and shared...
  • US choppers begin Nepal earthquake reconnaissance flights 2 days ago

    Kathmandu: US military helicopters began reconnaissance trips on Monday to assess remote areas of Nepal devastated by an earthquake that killed more than 7,300 people, an official said. Nine days after a 7.8-magnitude quake brought death and destruction to the Himalayan nation, the helicopters surveyed mountain villages. Four tilt-rotor Ospreys have also...
  • Huawei Honor 4C: Huawei launches new affordable smartphone with 5-inch display, 13MP camera April 28, 2015

    Beijing: Huawei Technologies launched the Honor 4C smartphone, the latest bid by the Chinese technology firm to gain market share in the highly competitive budget handset segment from domestic rivals such as Xiaomi Inc. The phone has a 5-inch display, slightly larger than the iPhone 6 and the same as Xiaomi's...
  • IAF C-17 aircraft with 237 Indians from earthquake-hit Nepal arrives in Delhi April 26, 2015

    New Delhi: Another Indian Air Force plane brought 237 Indians back to New Delhi from Kathmandu on Sunday afternoon, taking to 783 the total of passengers evacuated from the quake-hit Nepal since the first plane landed late Saturday night. "A C-17 Globemaster III of Indian Air Force landed at Palam at...
  • Nepal earthquake aftershocks may continue for a month, says Dr. Rajendran April 26, 2015

    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 April 20, 2015

    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...