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  • First look: KTM RC 390, liquid cooled engine and single cylinder September 14, 2014

    The all new bike KTM RC 390 shares the same engine as The Duke 390. With liquid cooled engine and a single cylinder, this bike has a lot to offer. Costing Rs 2.05 lakh, the bike is a must for anyone who wants to master the art of bike riding. ...
  • Actor John Wayne's heirs sue university to use 'Duke' nickname July 10, 2014

    Reuters: Heirs of film star John Wayne have sued Duke University over their right to use the late Academy Award winner's nickname, "Duke," to market a line of bourbon, describing the school's protests over such branding efforts as "ludicrous." John Wayne Enterprises said it fears being sued by the private university...
  • Queen Elizabeth II visits 'Game of Thrones' set June 24, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh met cast and production members of HBO's hit TV show 'Game of Thrones' during a tour of their set in Belfast, Northern Ireland.The US television series is partly filmed in the city's Titanic Quarter and is a focal point for Northern...
  • Photos: Kate finally gets her revenge for an earlier defeat, beats husband Prince William in yacht race in New Zealand April 11, 2014

    Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge raced against each other during a yatch race on the Waitemata Harbour on April 11, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip...
  • Snapshot: Prince George joins William-Kate for their tour of Australia and New Zealand April 7, 2014

    Britain's Prince William, his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and their son Prince George disembark from their plane after arriving in Wellington. The royal party was greeted by strong winds and rain, the AFP reported. The Prince and his wife Kate are undertaking a 19-day official visit to New Zealand...
  • USA: Protein discovery to aid HIV vaccine development January 14, 2014

    Washington: Scientists have determined the structure of a key part of the HIV envelope protein, an advance that brings an HIV vaccine closer to reality. HIV virus has many strategies to hide from the immune system. One of those strategies is a dramatic structural transformation that the virus undergoes when...
  • Bajaj hikes prices of the KTM 390 Duke by Rs 7000 in India December 8, 2013

    Bajaj has announced a price hike of the very successful KTM 390 Duke in India. The prices of this pintsized motorcycle have been hikes by around Rs 7,000. At launch, Bajaj Auto had said that the 390 Duke's Rs 1.8 lakh price tag was introductory. The 390 Duke, just like...
  • First ride: 2013 KTM 690 Duke first ride November 24, 2013

    I'm completely out of my depth in this environment. I'm so far out of my depth I'm wondering if I should just roll back the throttle and settle for riding the 690 Duke at my own pace. At the very least I'd be able to return home in one piece...
  • KTM 690 Duke to be launched in India by 2015 November 23, 2013

    The launch of the 200 Duke and then the 390 Duke in India has proven to be a winning move by the BajajKTM alliance, and they are not finished yet. At a recent press conference held in New Delhi, KTM CEO Stefan Pierer said that the Austrian manufacturer is considering...
  • Malala meets Queen Elizabeth, regrets missing school October 18, 2013

    Pakistani teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who survived an assassination attempt by the Taliban, on Friday, met British Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace and spoke about the importance of education. The 16yearold schoolgirl presented the monarch with a copy of her recently released book, "I Am Malala". "It is a great honour...
  • 'Kick Ass 2' review: It's a watchable fare despite a predictable story August 24, 2013

    Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Grace Moretz, Clark Duke, Morris Chestnut Director: Jeff Wadlow Rating: 2.5 out of 5 The concept of the comic book-inspired 'Kick Ass' germinated from the idea of average Americans without any special powers dressed up as superheroes to fight street crime. A fantasy which most US...
  • He looks like Harry when he was young: Prince William about baby son August 19, 2013

    In his first interview after becoming a father, Prince William talks about the changes that the new born has brought in his and his wife's lives. "I was on such a high and so was Catherine about George that we were happy to show him off to the people," he...
  • US: Obama congratulates Britain's royal family on birth of baby July 23, 2013

    Washington: US President Barack Obama and lawmakers on Tuesday congratulated Britain's royal family on the birth of a new prince, who is now the third in line to the British throne. "Michelle and I are so pleased to congratulate The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the joyous occasion of the...
  • Betting agencies have a big day on royal baby names July 23, 2013

    London: Bookies cashed in big Monday as thousands of Britons placed bets on what Prince William and his wife, Kate, would name their newborn child. Ladbrokes took 50,000 bets in the hours after the Duchess of Cambridge went into labor on Monday morning. Company spokesman Alex Donohue said the public...
  • KTM SuperDuke 1290 not coming to India June 30, 2013

    The red hot side bar to the KTM 390 Duke commercial launch was the announcement that KTM would bring the SuperDuke 1290 to India. Forget the enthusiast, this is a big step for Bajaj and KTM in India. At the most superficial level, it means Bajaj and KTM have finally found...
  • KTM 390 Duke launched in India at Rs 1.8 lakh June 25, 2013

    The KTM 390 Duke is finally here and much like its younger sibling, the 200 Duke, Bajaj has got the pricing for this street naked spot on as well. The 390 Duke is priced at Rs 1.8 lakh, exshowroom Delhi, which makes it significantly cheaper than the Kawasaki Ninja 300...
  • KTM 390 Duke coming to India on June 25 June 20, 2013

    We've known for some time that the KTM 390 Duke would hit Indian markets in June. Now, it appears we have a proper date. A teaser image of the Duke 390, which says 'Soon to be launched', appeared on the company's Indian website last week. We've now received an invite...
  • Overdrive: All you need to know about KTM 390 Duke June 1, 2013

    On this episode of Overdrive, we bring to you, all the motoring news, first look of Yamaha Ray Z and much more. ...
  • Is it a baby boy for Kate Middleton? May 6, 2013

    London: Prince Harry has reportedly revealed the sex of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child, saying it will be a boy and that he is excited about welcoming his first nephew. And while Prince Williams and Duchess of Cambridge, whose maiden name is Kate Middleton, have made no official comment...
  • 2013 KTM 390 Duke review: This is a fast little motorcycle April 20, 2013

    Mumbai: In a strange sort of way they're are strong reminders of the 200 but this is a very different motorcycle. The riding position is exactly the same and the 10mm lower seat makes no difference. At low revs, there are clearly more vibes and all the test ride bikes...
  • Prince William's role as search and rescue pilot to end March 27, 2013

    London: Duke of Cambridge Prince William may soon be out of a job. His career as a Royal Air Force search and rescue pilot is under threat after the British government decided to outsource searchandrescue operations from a US firm. The 1.6 billion pounds deal will end 70 years of...
  • Thunderstorm stops Tiger's march at Arnold Palmer Invitational March 25, 2013

    Orlando: Tiger Woods is going to have to wait one more day to try to reclaim No. 1 in the world. Moments after Woods made a 10foot birdie putt on the second hole, a vicious thunderstorm packing gusts that topped out at 62 mph interrupted the final round of the...
  • Apollo 16 astronaut left family photograph on moon February 13, 2013

    London: Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke did not just leave his footprints on the Moon, he also left a family photograph on his historic trip to the lunar surface 40 years ago. Astronauts Charlie Duke and John Young embarked on a lunar mission on April 23 1972, to explore the...
  • Confident things will work out in India: Walmart CEO December 12, 2012

    New York: Walmart Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke has said that he will be "patient" and is confident that things will work out in India for the company. His statement came amid the political uproar in India over opening of the multibrand retail sector as well as lobbying efforts by...
  • Confident that things will work out in India: Walmart CEO December 12, 2012

    New York: Walmart Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke has said he will be "patient" and is confident that things will get worked out in India for the company, amid the political uproar in India over opening of the multibrand retail sector as well as lobbying efforts by the retail giant....
  • UK: Naked man climbs atop a statue near PM's house November 24, 2012

    London: A naked man clambered atop a large equestrian statue in the heart of London's Whitehall government district on Friday, striking a variety of precarious poses before being coaxed down by police nearly three hours later. London police said that the man, believed to be in his 30s or 40s, first...
  • Colombian rapper Elider Varela murdered November 1, 2012

    Bogota: Rapper Elider Varela, known as 'El Duke', has been murdered in the northwestern Colombian metropolis of Medellin. Varela, leader and founder of the La Kamada Hip Hop School and the rap group Comando Elite de Ataque, was killed by gunmen Tuesday in a sector of the violenceridden Comuna 13 district...
  • Overdrive: Catch all action from Indian Grand Prix 2012 October 27, 2012

    Get all the update from the Indian Grand Prix 2012. Also, on this episode, find out how different is KTM 200 Duke from Bajaj Pulsar 200NS. ...
  • Topless Kate: Court bans mag from selling photos September 19, 2012

    Paris: A French court on Tuesday banned a gossip magazine from further publishing topless photographs of the wife of Britain's Prince William, the former Kate Middleton, and ordered it to hand the pictures over to the royal couple. The injunction granted to the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge, as the...