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  • Lack of green cover makes Delhi vulnerable to air pollution 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi, which was once considered the 'Garden city', is now known as the world's most polluted city. Air pollution in the city is likely to be 60 times higher than the safe levels. Senior advocate Kailash Vasdev has filed a series of reports highlighting the ruthless felling...
  • These DC Comics covers based on iconic movie posters are just epic March 8, 2015

    DC Comics pays homage to classic Warner Bros. movie posters with their new movie-themed variant DC Comics covers. From 'The Mask' to 'Free Willy', each of them are so well done and kind of makes me want to spend a fortune on buying them all! ...
  • Iconic Tintin cover fetches near-record 2.5 million euros! February 3, 2015

    Brussels- The original cover design for Tintin adventure "The Shooting Star" has been sold for 2.5 million euros (USD 2.8 million) in a near-record for a work by the boy detective's Belgian creator Herge, a dealer said today. The yellowing, line sketch that Herge made for the 1942 book was bought by...
  • What would happen if 10 of the most famous guitar players played Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky' together? February 2, 2015

    'Get Lucky' was possibly the most popular song of 2013 and for good reason. A retro-groovy tune and Pharrell Williams' voice was all that was needed for this Daft Punk song to top charts. Musician Andre Antunes gave this party anthem a slight twist. In this cover video he...
  • Shruti Haasan to celebrate her birthday with fans on social media; asks them to send her a picture of their act of kindness January 27, 2015

    Chennai: Actress Shruti Haasan, who will turn 29 this Wednesday, has decided to celebrate her birthday with her fans on a social networking platform. She has asked her fans to post details and pictures of a good deed they may have done. "Shruti has always believed in doing things that matter...
  • PM Modi's wife Jashodaben denied information under RTI on security cover given to her December 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Information sought by Jashodaben, wife of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the security cover given to her through an Right To Information has been denied by the Mehsana police on the ground that her queries were related to local intelligence bureau (LIB) which is exempted under RTI Act. "The information...
  • Pippa Middleton: 'Rear of 2014' goes undoubtedly to Kim Kardashian December 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Duchess of Cambridge's sister Pippa Middleton, whose derriere has been as talked about as that of American reality TV star Kim Kardashian, says their shapely curves are not at all comparable. Middleton has written an article for the August political weekly, The Spectator, in which she has drawn a...
  • Tripura's capital Agartala gets clean city award November 8, 2014

    Agartala: Tripura's 176-year-old capital Agartala has been awarded the clean and green city award by a New Delhi-based urban policy and development experts group, the city's mayor said on Saturday. "Agartala topped the 29 towns and cities short-listed by the Skoch Foundation for the award. The capital city has been selected...
  • DA case: Jayalalithaa seeks security cover to appear on judgment day September 16, 2014

    Bangalore: A petition was filed on Monday by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a special court in Bangalore seeking security cover for appearing before it in the wealth case filed against her and three others, on September 20 when the verdict would be pronounced. Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh...
  • Modi to launch Jan Dhan Yojana on August 28; 1 crore bank accounts on day 1 August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The government plans a mega launch of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 28, which is likely to see opening of one crore bank accounts on the first day itself. As many as 76 mega functions are being organised at different...
  • Greenery depleting in Lord Krishnas land Vrindavan August 17, 2014

    As lakhs of pilgrims throng Lord Krishna temples in Mathura and Vrindavan on Janmashtami, many are lamenting the dwindling green cover in the region. The Braj Mandal, spread over roughly 150 km and stretching from Bateshwar to Kosi and from Bharatpur to Aligarh, is facing both rapid construction activity and illegal...
  • Activists voice concern over shrinking forest cover July 18, 2014

    With the forestrich Chhattisgarh losing its green cover to development activities, mining and encroachment, environment activists have voiced their concern against the forests being "sacrificed" in the name of growth. An Indian State of Forest Report (ISFR)2013 released recently by the Centre has revealed that forest cover in the state declined...
  • Forest cover increases to 12.86 per cent in Bihar: P K Shahi July 17, 2014

    Forest cover in Bihar has increased to 12.86 per cent even as extensive afforestation campaign was on to achieve the target of 15 per cent by 2017, state forest and environment minister P K Shahi said on Thursday. "We are on course to achieve forest cover target of 15 per cent...
  • Is Huma Qureshi's curvy Femina cover inspired from this suspiciously similar photo of plus size model Denis Bidot? July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Huma Qureshi's latest cover photo on Femina magazine sends out a strong message on how women are often forced to conform to a certain type of body shape. The picture shows Huma standing behind a mannequin and showing off her curvy figure. The caption aptly says 'My Body...
  • I don't owe you perfection! My body my rules: Curvy Huma Qureshi slams hourglass body image in new Femina cover July 10, 2014

    Even though she is aware of the fact that being labeled 'too fat' by detractors can prove detrimental to her career in Bollywood, Huma Qureshi has always maintained that she needn't be size zero too woo audience. In an attempt to give it back to those who have passed cruel...
  • Why a tablet with a keyboard cover is a worthy laptop replacement June 23, 2014

    Winnemucca: It took some travels across the country for me to appreciate a tablet with a keyboard cover. I've long asked, "Why not just get a laptop?" I didn't see any benefits in turning a tablet into something it is not. The device I warmed up to isn't Microsoft's Surface tablet,...
  • Watch: An iPhone cover that lets you operate the phone without touching it June 4, 2014

    To change the way people interact with their mobile devices, a new startup, Fuffr, has come with a new technique that lets users operate their phones by touching on any surface outside of the screen. Named after the startup, this Fuffr cover for iPhones does not keep you limited to...
  • Colourful changeable back covers for Moto E now available on Flipkart at Rs 899 each May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Swappable back covers for the Moto E, which were also announced alongside the Moto E launch on May 13, are now also available on Flipkart for Rs 899 each. The changeable back panels come in a wide range of colours Raspberry, Chaulk, Lemon Lime, Violet, Turquoise. Flipakrt...
  • The Rs 6,999 Moto E will be back in stock on Flipkart from May 23 May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Motorola's cheapest smartphone, Moto E, which went out of stock in 48 hours after it went on sale, will now be back in stock on the ecommerce site from May 23, says Flipkart. From 11 AM onwards tomorrow, Flipkart will start taking orders for the newly launched Moto...
  • Victoria Beckham poses for Hello! magazine cover April 7, 2014

    London: Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham, who is set to turn 40 this month graced the cover of a magazine. The 39-year-old former Spice Girl has flaunted an elegant red dress on the cover of Hello! magazine's April issue, reported Daily Mirror. Beckham plans to celebrate her birthday by hosting a horse riding...
  • Kejriwal refuses to accept security, police says he has to take it March 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Controversy is brewing over Z category security for AAP leader and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal as Delhi Police has included him in the list of VIPs who receive Z category security. Kejriwal was provided with the security after specific threats were received against him from Indian...
  • Government to push Rs 46000 crore mission to increase forest cover February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, the UPA government has decided to push a Rs 46000 crore ambitious mission to increase forest cover in the country. Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily said the Union Cabinet will consider on Thursday the Green India Mission, one of the eight missions under...
  • Kejriwal's objection to security overruled, Ghaziabad police to give 'Z' security cover January 13, 2014

    Notwithstanding Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's stand against taking any security cover, Ghaziabad police has decided to provide 'Z' category protection to him from Monday. As per the security plan outlined by the district police, 30 personnel would be deployed roundtheclock to provide security to Kejriwal. Kejriwal presently resides with his...
  • Raje says no to luxurious CM bungalow, promises to stop at red lights January 7, 2014

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje seems to have taken a leaf out of her Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal's book cutting down on her security and turning down a luxurious residence. Raje, who had been at the receiving end of the opposition parties for her upscale lifestyle during her previous tenure,...
  • People gather outside Kejriwal's house, urge him to take security cover January 3, 2014

    A section of Delhi's populace on Fridaygathered outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal'sKaushambi residence and asked him to take the security coveroffered by the Delhi Police. Raising slogans like "Jan jan se awaaz hai aayi, surkshale lo Arvind Bhai" (The public are asking you to takesecurity), the protestors said the CM needed...
  • Watch: KS Miss Maxim 2014 grand finale December 29, 2013

    From Deepika Padukone to Priyanka Chopra, from Ameesha Patel to Aditi Rao Hydari, many Bollywood sirens have set the cover of Maxim India on fire. This time Maxim is looking for a new cover girl. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal turns down Ghaziabad SSP's request for security cover December 26, 2013

    AAP convener and Delhi Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday turned down Ghaziabad SSP's request for taking security cover. On Thursday morning, Kejriwal told Uttar Pradesh Police officials, deployed by SSP Dharmendra Singh outside his house, that he does not need any security and they should go back. "We came here...
  • Election Commission introduces new plastic voter's card in Tripura November 30, 2013

    To avoid duplication and forgery, the Election Commission has decided to provide plastic Electors Photo Identity Card (EPIC) instead of the current laminated paper card to all voters in India, officials said in Agartala on Saturday. "The new PVC (plastic) EPIC has many scientific security features to prevent duplication, forging and...
  • Modi can't be given SPG security as per the law: Shinde November 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Monday retreated Bharatiya Janata Party's demand of providing SPG security to Gujarat Chief Minister and party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "SPG is given as per law. We have already given NSG and ASL to Modi after assessing the security risk. Strength of...
  • NSG blackcat commandos providing security cover to Lalu may be withdrawn October 1, 2013

    Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad, who was convicted by a special CBI court in Ranchi on Monday in the fodder scam case, may lose his Z+ security cover provided by the NSG black cat commandos. Sources said a decision to withdraw the commandos could soon be taken as the threat...