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  • No sweets offered by BSF to Pakistan Rangers on Diwali 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    Amritsar: In the wake of repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan along the LoC, the BSF has not offered sweets to the Pakistan Rangers on the occasion of Diwali festival. "In the light of present scenario with Pakistan, this time India has decided not to offer sweets to Pakistan on the...
  • Modi to run for unity on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary; October 31 to be National Unity Day Yesterday

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take to the streets to run for unity on October 31 as part of the celebrations for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary. The government said that this will help people realise Sardar Patel's crucial role in keeping the nation united. The government also...
  • Police needs to be equipped with modern techniques: Akhilesh Yadav Yesterday

    Lucknow: Underlining the need to equip the police force with latest techniques, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said his government was working to upgrade the system. The Chief Minister said in the the fast-changing scenario, the pattern of crime is changing and new aspects are emerging, especially in economic crimes,...
  • No probe into complaints against Flipkart's 'Big Billion Day' sale: Nirmala Sitharaman 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Union Commerce and Industries Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said there was no inquiry into complaints against e-commerce giant Flipkart of predatory prices of goods and unfair trade practices during its recent 'big billion day sale'. "I would like to state that no enquiry has been planned or proposed on the e-retailer...
  • No probe into 'big billion day' sale by Flipkart: Nirmala Sitharaman 2 days ago

    Bangalore: Union Commerce and Industries Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said there was no inquiry into complaints against e-commerce giant Flipkart of predatory prices of goods and unfair trade practices during its recent 'big billion day sale'. "I would like to state that no enquiry has been planned or proposed on...
  • Kerala Cricket Association officials quizzed over reports of payment to Windies 5 days ago

    Kochi: Income tax officials have quizzed Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) office bearers over a payment controversy following media reports that the game's local governing body intervened and offered to pay the financially embattled West Indies team money to enable the first One-Day International (ODI) of a five-match series to commence...
  • AIADMK foundation day celebrated in Jayalalithaa's absence 6 days ago

    Chennai: It is a sheer coincidence that the AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa's bail application is coming up before the Supreme Court on its foundation day. This will be the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week...
  • Watch: India's leading cartoonist Neelabh live with his election toons 6 days ago

    First time on Indian television, as the verdict unfolds India's leading cartoonist Neelabh will be live with his toons. This shall be a new stroke in election coverage. ...
  • ED issues notice to Flipkart for its billion-day sale, may impose Rs 1000 crore penalty October 14, 2014

    New Delhi: In a big setback to Flipkart, the Enforcement Directorate has issued notice to them questioning them over their recent billion day sale. The ED is likely to impose a penalty of Rs 1,000 crore on the e-commerce giant. ED sources have said that Flipkart arranged money through FDI...
  • Cartoon of the day: Shashi Tharoor no more Congress spokesperson October 13, 2014

    Congress's Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor paid a heavy price for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Tharoor was removed as Congress spokesperson on Monday following a recommendation by the party's disciplinary committee based on demand by the Kerala unit. Cartoon by Neelabh Banerjee. ...
  • 'Bang Bang' becomes the most successful Hindi film in Kerala October 11, 2014

    Chennai: Hrithik Roshan-starrer "Bang Bang", which has raked in over Rs.4 crore within the first week of its release in Kerala, has become the most successful Hindi film in the state. A delighted Hrithik thanked audiences for the overwhelming response. "I'm overwhelmed with the response to my film in Kerala. Thank...
  • India's first national policy on mental health launched October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The union health ministry on Friday launched the country's first ever mental health policy to provide access to good quality treatment to mentally ill people with the focus on those living in poverty. The policy, launched by Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, is backed up by the "Mental Health...
  • Review: Naseeruddin Shah's 'And then One Day' is a book which talks about acting, the actor, the man and the human being with no holds barred October 10, 2014

    There are times you take stock of life. You evaluate what is there and what is not there. Perhaps one day we will all go through this. It is but eventual I think. While reading Naseeruddin Shah's memoir, 'And Then One Day', this was my foremost thought. The book of...
  • Green Day, Sting among nominees for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame October 10, 2014

    (Reuters) - Punk rock band Green Day, rockers Nine Inch Nails and singer Sting are among the 2015 nominees announced on Thursday for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They lead a diverse list that includes The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, the late singer Lou Reed, German electronic...
  • Google doodles 'Malgudi Days' on RK Narayan's 108th birth anniversary October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: "Who's the man behind the book on our doodle in India? It's Malgudi's native son, famed Indian writer RK Narayan. Narayan is a well known pioneer of early Indian literature and set most of his stories in the fictional town of Malgudi. Happy 108th birthday to RK Narayan!,"...
  • Watch: BBC's 'God Only Knows' cover by Elton John, One Direction, Pharrell Williams and other artistes is the most beautiful thing you'll see all day October 9, 2014

    Seventeen years after the BBC released world-wide hit cover of 'Perfect day', the network now presents a lovely cover of Beach Boys' hit number 'God only knows'. "The Beach Boys' masterpiece 'God Only Knows' remade with the help of a few friends to celebrate the launch of BBC Music," says...
  • Photos: When Group Captain Sachin Tendulkar attended the 82nd Air Force Day parade in uniform in New Delhi October 9, 2014

    Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar attended the 82nd Air Force Day parade in New Delhi yesterday. The honorary Group Captain of the Indian Air Force was accompanied by his wife Anjali at the parade in Hindon near New Delhi.The legendary cricketer and winner of the highest civilian order in India, the...
  • In Pics: PM Modi attends 'At Home' dinner hosted by IAF chief October 8, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended his first 'At Home' event hosted by a chief of the armed forces on Wednesday. The army chief went to the podium to greet Modi and was seen talking to him beyond the customary greetings. ...
  • In pics: Glimpses of air shows at Air Force Day parade October 8, 2014

    Hindon: The air show on the occasion of Air Force Day, which left the spectators spell bound, involved different formations and display of flares by the aircraft. The classic 80-year-old, single-engine propeller Tiger Moth aircraft won hearts when it flew past the parade ground, coloured in bright orange. ...
  • Flipkart claims billion hits, buyers feel cheated on discounts October 7, 2014

    Bangalore: India's largest e-retailer Flipkart claimed to have got a billion hits for its special sales offer Monday, but millions of buyers felt cheated on its discounts, as they alleged the prices quoted were higher, even as its portal crashed during the day. "The prices printed in its advertisements in leading...
  • Flipkart Big Billion Day sale a disaster? Myntra's Mukesh Bansal disagrees October 6, 2014

    E-commerce company Flipkart hosted on Monday what it claimed to be its biggest sale with massive discounts on a wide range of products. But the sale was far from being a hit. The sale went live at 8.00 am but the website crashed due to heavy demand. A large number...
  • Flipkart site crashes on day of its biggest sale, angry customers lash out October 6, 2014

    The big Flipkart sale was far from being a hit. The sale went live at 8.00 am but the website crashed due to heavy demand. A large number of consumers complained of not getting order confirmations even after making payments. Some say they were not able to see items they...
  • Has e-commerce hit the business of traditional retailers? October 6, 2014

    Discounts are perhaps not new for e-commerce giants. But now they've taken it to the next level with prices hitting a rock bottom. These websites have hit the business of traditional retailers. Shylaja Varma checks out how e-commerce is burning a hole in their pockets and what the customer really...
  • 'I don't need it, but it's on sale! Add to cart': 10 things every online buyer went through during the Flipkart Big Billion Day sale October 6, 2014

    From the front page of newspapers to Twitter trends, Flipkart's Big Billion Day sale was the talk of the town this morning. Online shopping addicts were up since morning, adding products to cart way before the sale had begun. As soon as the clock struck 8, users were hit by...
  • Live: Best online deals you shouldn't miss out on October 6, 2014

    It seems to be a big day today - at least in terms of online sales. From Flipkart to Snapdeal, online retailers have been luring customers with their steal offers since morning. While some buyers have managed to grab the best of the deals under Flipkart's 'Big Billion Day' and...
  • India Inc to observe October 10 as 'Compliance' Day October 5, 2014

    Mumbai: India Inc will observe October 10 as the 'compliance day for laws', being organised as a part of the week-long series of deliberations and workshops around the across the country starting from Monday. Scoring anything short on 10 on 10 on compliance would render individual and organisations vulnerable on...
  • Watch: Naseeruddin Shah talks about his autobiography 'And Then One Day: A Memoir' October 5, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN's Palki S Upadhyay, actor Naseeruddin Shah talks about his autobiography 'And Then One Day: A Memoir'. ...
  • Was hurt when UP didn't select me for Ranji Trophy: Kuldeep Yadav October 4, 2014

    Kanpur: He was heartbroken when Uttar Pradesh team management did not find him fit to be considered for playing XI in Ranji Trophy but after his maiden entry into the national ODI squad, rookie chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav wants to move on from that bitter episode of last season. "Today is...
  • 'Bang Bang!': Why it was unnecessary to portray Katrina Kaif as a sad, single, damsel in distress October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Katrina Kaif's character is introduced to us through her day-to-day activities and chores. A bank receptionist, Harleen Sahani is constantly pestered by her old grandmother to find a boyfriend and settle down. "I had had some 30 boyfriends by the time I was your age," says her grandmother with...
  • Reports: China body-searched 10000 pigeons October 2, 2014

    Beijing: The 10,000 doves released in a ceremony Wednesday for China's National Day underwent unusual scrutiny, each having its feathers and anus checked for dangerous materials, state-run media reports said, reflecting government jitters over possible attacks. The symbols of peace were released at sunrise in Beijing's symbolic heart of Tiananmen Square...