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  • Google Nexus 5 review: A worthy successor to the Nexus 4, but... 09-12-2013 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: It's been two weeks since we posted our first impressions review of the Google Nexus 5 soon after it landed on Indian store shelves. After an extensive and exhaustive use, here's an extensive and (what I believe) exhaustive review of the phone. The thing that attracts me the...
  • Superman's past, future takes Comic-Con spotlight 22-07-2013 05:32 PM

    San Diego: The cape, the curl, the S on the chest. Superman is among comics' most recognizable characters, and 75 years after Cleveland teenagers Jerry Siegel and Joe Schuster's Kryptonian made his debut in the pages of Action Comics No. 1, his popularity remains stratospheric. At Comic-Con International, Superman's presence...
  • Delhi Police arrests con man for credit card frauds 15-07-2013 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: A con man from Maharashtra who cheated ICICI Bank customers by obtaining their credit card data has fallen into the Delhi Police net after illegal online transactions of over Rs 1 crore in the past one year, said an official on Sunday. Raju Tevar was arrested last week...
  • The flip side of buying American arms

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    Could 2013 see Washington pushing India harder on arms sales? The buzz is that President Obama, in his second term, will do precisely that (perhaps...

  • Delhi goes gaga at Comic Con 2012 19-02-2012 03:55 PM

    Children mingled happily with their favourite characters at the Comic Con that took place in Dilli Haat. Shikari Shambhu and Suppandi at the Comic Con. Comic fans with the 'Avengers' props at the Comic Con.
  • Comic Convention in Mumbai 15-09-2011 11:41 AM

    Mumbai is all set to host its first Comic Convention in October. And going by the fact that 15,000 fans attended the first of these annual meets in Delhi last year, expectations are high. Although Comic Con, the main event, will always remain in Delhi, Comic Con Express will travel...
  • 8-year-olds turn up at hacking conference 09-08-2011 07:46 AM

    Las Vegas: Fewer things seem out of place at the rough-hewn DefCon hacker convention than a swarm of kids. For 18 years, hackers - and the computer security experts who track them - have gathered at DefCon, one of the largest and longest-running conferences of its kind, to share information...
  • Inside the world's largest hacking conference 08-08-2011 07:30 AM

    Las Vegas: There was a whole lot of hacking going on in Sin City this weekend - and right under the noses of US federal agents. But in a sign of a time when cybersecurity is at the forefront of national security concerns, the feds were not lurking in the...
  • 'Spider-Man' villain Ifans arrested at Comic-Con 25-07-2011 12:34 PM

    San Diego: British actor Rhys Ifans, who portrays the villain Lizard in the upcoming Hollywood movie The Amazing Spider-Man, was arrested and cited for battery at the pop culture gathering Comic-Con on Friday evening. "He was abusive, belligerent and aggressive, and shoved a female security guard," San Diego police spokeswoman...
  • Andrew Garfield calls Spider-Man a role for life 24-07-2011 12:07 PM

    San Diego: He may change his mind later, but right now Andrew Garfield says the role of comic book superhero Spider-Man in the upcoming reboot of the hit film franchise is a part that could last a lifetime. "I could play this character for the rest of my life," an...
  • Star Wars-themed Xbox unleashed at Comic-Con 22-07-2011 01:28 PM

    San Diego: The Force will be with the Xbox 360. Microsoft Corp. unveiled a limited edition Xbox 360 console at a Comic-Con panel on Thursday that will be modelled after the character R2-D2, with a wireless gold-coloured controller resembling his droid pal C-3PO. The console will make the character's signature...
  • 'Breaking Dawn' and 'Dexter' kick off Comic-Con 10-07-2011 08:01 PM

    Los Angeles: Comic-Con 2011 will get off to a rousing start later this month, with vampires, werewolves and sword-swinging warriors dominating the agenda on the first full day of the convention. Following a preview night on July 20, Thursday's highlights include a sneak peek of the rabidly anticipated vampire flick...
  • India to host its first ever Comic Con 13-01-2011 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Remember pacing through your favourite comic book with a torch tucked inside a blanket? Indian comic book aficionados can now relive those moments at the country's First Annual Indian Comic Convention here next month. An excellent combination of fun and serious business, the event will be a landmark...
  • Music review: Shortkut - The Con Is On 23-06-2009 05:11 PM

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  • Ashwin Sundar set to burn tracks in Germany 11-04-2008 06:29 PM

    Karachi: Former fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar feels that Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammed Amir were given harsh punishments in the spot-fixing scandal. In his first interview on a Pakistani channel since his retirement after the 2011 World Cup, Akhtar said he still felt for the three players and their...
  • Things to know before buying Tata's People's Car 10-01-2008 08:54 AM

    Mohali: India's opener Virender Sehwag completed his 1,000 runs against Pakistan in One-day Internationals (ODIs) when he drove the second ball of the World Cup semifinal, bowled by Umar Gul, to the cover boundary at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) Stadium here on Wednesday. The 31-year-old Delhi player became the...
  • Things to know before buying Tata's Rs 1-lakh car 08-01-2008 12:01 PM

    Colombo: England speedster James Anderson had to bear the pain of stitches in his cheek after he was involved in an accident "during some horseplay" with teammate Graeme Swann. "Really excited about today. The 2 stitches in my cheek, given to me by a so called friend, r coming out!...
  • Find out what makes Spidey a hit 08-05-2007 12:20 AM

    Spider-Man 3 smashes records to become the film with the biggest ever opening weekend in history. Find out what’s the hype all about. ...
  • In Pics: Get caught in Spidey's web 25-04-2007 03:48 AM

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  • The two sides of the nuclear deal 19-12-2006 08:59 PM

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