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  • Obstreperous Smith, inconsistent bowling were talking points of 1st day of Boxing Day Test 21 hours 40 minutes ago

    The Boxing Day Test match is always a special moment for all the players and the occasion in itself can at times get big on the players. But as they say it, the biggest of moments and the greatest of players are made for each other and Steven Smith is...
  • Rajasthan: 10 cabinet ministers, 6 MoS get threat emails of terror strikes on January 26 Yesterday

    Jaipur: 16 Rajasthan ministers get threat emails warning of terror strikes on January 26. Ten Cabinet ministers and six Ministers of State in Rajasthan on Friday received terror threat emails on their official IDs. The mail claims to be from Indian Mujahideen and warned about terror strikes on January 26. DGP Rajasthan...
  • Watch: 'The Week That Wasn't' Christmas special Yesterday

    On this special Christmas Day episode of 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus talks to Gujarati Santa Claus and US President Barack Obama. ...
  • Watch: Making a Santa cake on Christmas Yesterday

    Christmas Cake Factory joins us as we go in search of special Christmas cakes and desserts. ...
  • Finance Ministry launches e-book to improve governance Yesterday

    New Delhi: Finance Ministry on Thursday issued an e-book containing important decisions and initiatives with a view to improving governance and bringing government closer to the public. "MoF (Ministry of Finance) hopes this will be useful to the citizens and an important step in bringing...
  • Cartoon of the day: 'Good Governance Day' Yesterday

    The Narendra Modi government on Thursday celebrated the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day. ...
  • If you know Australians we tend to like verbal banter: Michael Bevan Yesterday

    New Delhi: India did try to turn the sledge handle towards Australia at the Gabba but the tactic probably backfired and Mitchell Johnson, who was at the receiving end while batting, came up trumps. Michael Bevan said that Australian's relish the verbal banter and opposition teams should never use it...
  • Nitin Gadkari launches e-books on his ministry's achievements 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Union Minister for Road Transport, Highway and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday launched two e-books on various developmental activities, initiatives and achievements of his ministry on the completion of the six months of the Narendra Modi government. The e-books were launched at a function here to mark "Good Governance...
  • Centre celebrates Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday as 'Good Governance Day', Modi to visit Varanasi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government on Thursday will celebrate the 90th birthday of Bharatiya Janata Party veteran and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Good Governance Day. President Pranab Mukherjee announced Bharat Ratna for Vajpayee and educationist Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be...
  • Sony Pictures Entertainment to release 'The Interview' on Christmas 2 days ago

    Sony Pictures Entertainment will release 'The Interview' at limited number of theaters on Christmas Day after the White House welcome the decision. So far over 200 independently-owned theaters have agreed to show the film. Sources say the number could go up to 300. ...
  • Announcement of Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee likely today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A day before former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday, announcement for a Bharat Ratna for him is likely to be made on Wednesday, said sources in the government. Sources said that the announcement could be made post the Cabinet meeting that will take place in the morning. Sources...
  • Congress lambasts BJP for trying to reduce importance of Christmas 3 days ago

    Kohima: The Congress in Nagaland lambasted the NDA government at the Centre on Tuesday for trying to reduce the significance of Christmas Day by making it a working day. "The attempt of the BJP government at the Centre to reduce the significance of Christmas day by chalking out various programmes...
  • Bhuvneshwar likely to return for Boxing Day Test against Australia 3 days ago

    Melbourne: India have got a major boost ahead of the third Test as Bhuvneshwar Kumar in all likelihood will feature in India's Test XI at the MCG. Bhuvneshwar, who was nursing a left ankle injury that forced his exclusion from the first two Tests, on Tuesday was seen batting without any...
  • PM asks MPs to tell people about bills passed by Government in Parliament 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday asked BJP MPs to highlight the government's "successful performance" in Parliament and explain to people the bills passed in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha despite disruption by opposition parties. While addressing members at the BJP Parliamentary Party meeting, the Prime Minister asked...
  • Boxing Day ton tops Chris Rogers' Christmas list 4 days ago

    Melbourne: Australian batsman Chris Rogers on Tuesday said he'd love nothing more than an opening-day century in the Boxing Day Test against India, starting on Friday. "To go out and play in a second Boxing Day Test, that's something you dream of and can't take away. Hopefully, I can get a...
  • Schools to remain closed on Christmas, says CBSE 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Close on the heels of the controversy surrounding the observance of good governance day on Christmas day, the Central Board of Secondary Education on Monday made it clear that participation in the event was "voluntary" as schools will remain closed on that day and essays would be submitted...
  • Green Day to be inducted in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 5 days ago

    Los Angeles: American punk rock band Green Day will be inducted in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for 2015. The 'American Idiot' hitmakers became eligible for the Hall of Fame this year after they completed their 25 years since the release of their first album 1,000 Hours (1989), reported...
  • New Zealand reposition Brendon McCullum for Sri Lanka series 6 days ago

    Wellington: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum is set to return to his customary middle-order slot for the two-Test series against Sri Lanka starting in Christchurch on Boxing Day. McCullum opened with Tom Latham in all three Tests during the recent series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates, scoring a double-century...
  • 'PK' surpasses Rs.25 crore mark on opening day, becomes the second highest non-holiday opening after 'Dhoom: 3' 6 days ago

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan did it last winter with 'Dhoom: 3' and now with 'PK', the versatile actor once again seems to be setting the box office on fire. His latest release, which is riding high on word of mouth, has minted over Rs.25 crore in the domestic market on its...
  • Hindutva ideologue opposes HRD Minister, says there shouldn't be politics on Xmas December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Hindutva ideologue and author Dinanath Batra has come out in the open to oppose HRD Ministry's decision to celebrate Good Governance day on December 25. "It should not have happened. The order as wrong so it has been withdrawn. I am not one with the government on this...
  • UGC to varsities: Observe Christmas day as 'Good Governance Day' December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: UGC has asked universities across the country to observe December 25 as 'Good Governance Day' amid the controversy over organising events on the occasion which requires physical presence of students in campus on Christmas. However, in communication sent to all vice chancellors, UGC has made it clear the competition...
  • Centre cites a 1987 circular in its defence on Good Governance day celebration on Christmas December 18, 2014

    New Delhi: After being targeted by the opposition over an official circular that reportedly stated that Navodaya Vidyalaya schools should stay open on Christmas in order to observe Good Governance day, the government has found an ammunition to hit back at the Congress. The BJP-led government at the Centre has released...
  • No directive to keep schools open on Christmas, clarifies government December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Refuting reports of the government's plans to keep schools open on Christmas to observe Good Governance day, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Smriti Irani said that students are not being asked to come to schools. "There is an essay competition planned, but it is voluntary and online," she...
  • US unhappy over Putin's India trip, no change in Obama's plans December 13, 2014

    Washington: The US is unhappy over India doing "business as usual" with Russia, but it will have no effect on President Barack Obama's upcoming visit to India which remains an "important partner." "No. India remains an important partner," State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters on Friday when asked whether deals...
  • Jessica Alba: I don't care about being a celebrity December 13, 2014

    London: Actress Jessica Alba says she does not care about her celebrity status. The 33-year-old 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' star said she would not mind if her celebrity status was ripped away from her one day because the actress feels she transformed into the person she is meant...
  • '100 days of love': Not in good shape December 12, 2014

    Rumors are there that prominent filmmaker Kamal's son Jenuse Mohammed's debut directorial film '100 days of love' is not in a decent shape to wrap up. Recent reports say that the film has gone over the budget and schedule and the producer is furious about the huge variation. Film has created...
  • PM Modi hails UN decision on Yoga December 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday night expressed joy over the UN General Assembly adopting an India-led resolution declaring June 21 as 'International Day of Yoga' and thanked all the 177 nations of the global body. "Elated! Have no words to describe my joy on the @UN declaring 21st...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob December 11, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • United Nations adopts June 21 as World Yoga Day December 11, 2014

    In a proud moment for India, the United Nations has adopted June 21 as World Yoga Day on Thursday night after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had urged the world community to celebrate Indian yoga at the international level in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in September. The decision...
  • Watch: Training expert Vesna Jacob teaches yoga moves December 11, 2014

    The UN is to declare June 21 as World Yoga Day after Narendra Modi urged the world community to celebrate Indian yoga at the international level. "We are so excited that yoga will get international recognition," said a yoga instructor. ...