February

  • The 20 best gifs of February will have you in splits February 26, 2014

    A goat, a sand-crashing surfer and a dog who curls his tongue will have you rolling on the floor laughing. These are the 20 most hilarious gifs of February. Thank us later. ...
  • Bank unions threaten to go on twoday strike from February 10 January 27, 2014

    Dissatisfied with the wage hike offer made by Indian Banks' Association (IBA), public sector lenders' employee unions on Monday threatened to go on a twoday strike from February 10. "In today's meeting, IBA improved their offer by meager 0.5 per cent to 10 per cent on pay slip cost. This was...
  • World Book Fair: Tribal literature theme of fair January 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The World Book Fair 2013 beginning February 4 will celebrate indigenous literature with its theme, "Indigenous Voices Mapping India's Folk and Tribal Literature", and commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda with a special pavilion exhibiting photographs and books from the spiritualist's life. The fair will...
  • Declare Valentine's Day as 'Matri Pitri Pujan Diwas': Asaram January 17, 2013

    Allahabad: Selfstyled godman Asaram, who created furore with his remarks on the Delhi gangrape, on Wednesday blamed "western culture" for "moral degradation" of the country's youth, and asked the Uttar Pradesh government to declare Valentine's Day as "Matri Pitri Pujan Diwas". "The young UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav should take...
  • Pune: Quiet reopening for German Bakery after blast January 13, 2013

    Pune: Pune's landmark German Bakery, which was targeted in a terrorist attack in 2010, has virtually risen like a phoenix 35 months after it was completely devastated. An excited Snehal Kharose, the daughter of the founder, said that it was thrown open Thursday with a soft launch, "just to inform...
  • IPL 6: Players auction on Feb 3, 2013 December 22, 2012

    New Delhi: The players auction for the sixth season of the IPL will be held on February 3, 2013 at an undecided venue, the leagues chief executive Raman Sundar tweeted on Friday. The auction was initially believed to be scheduled for January 12, but has been postponed due to a...
  • Asif appeal to be heard in February next year November 5, 2012

    Islamabad: The Court of Arbitration for Sport has set Mohammad Asif's appeal against a sevenyear ban for spotfixing for Feb. 57 next year. Asif was released from prison in London in May after serving half of his oneyear sentence for involvement in the scandal. The Southwark Crown Court in London also...
  • Industrial growth rises to 4.1 pc in February April 12, 2012

    Mumbai: The growth in February industrial production (IIP) has come in at 4.1 per cent, which is an improvement over the January number. The January IIP number has been revised to 1.1 per cent from 6.8 per cent (provisional). The Central Statistical Organization revised January IIP figure after it spotted...
  • Strike to cripple banking, transport on Feb 28 February 27, 2012

    New Delhi/Mumbai: Key sectors of the Indian economy such as banking, insurance, telecom, transport, mining, postal and manufacturing could be badly hit on Tuesday owing to the nationwide 24hour strike called by trade unions after the Government's attempts to avert it remained unsuccessful on Monday. This is perhaps for the first...
  • IPL 5 auction on Feb 4 in Bangalore February 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The 2012 IPL player auction will be held on February 4 next month at Bangalore's ITC Royal Gardenia Hotel. Richard Madley, a renowned auctioneer from England and who has already overseen the previous auctions, will once again be in charge of the proceedings. IPL chairman and BCCI vicepresident Rajiv Shukla...
  • moneycontrol.com rules financial domain again March 22, 2011

    Mumbai: moneycontrol.com, India's most credible source of financial information, has just added another feather to its cap. As per ComScore February report, moneycontrol.com has emerged bigger than rest of its competition put together. In terms of Total visits, moneycontrol.com had 17.9 million total visits, whereas the No. 2 to No. 5...
  • After Egypt, thousands march in Moroccan cities February 20, 2011

    Rabat: Thousands of people marched in Moroccan cities on Sunday demanding King Mohammed VI give up some of his powers. In Moroccan capital Rabat, police allowed protesters, raising slogans like "The people reject a constitution made for slaves", to approach parliament, the BBC reported. A separate protest is under way in the...
  • Celebrating 'Nau Do Gyarah' on 9-2-11 May 18, 2011

    New Delhi: It's not often fate gives you a chance to quit the rat race. In fact the opportunity comes once in a 100 years. On February 9, 2011 (9-2-11) we revisit the timeless classic 'Nau Do Gyarah' and the legendary actor that breathed life into the role he played...
  • 'Dum Maaro Dum' to release in Feb, 2011 May 26, 2010

    Mumbai: The Abhishek Bachchan-Bipasha Basu-starrer thriller Dum Maaro Dum will release Feb 4 next year, its producers say. "We are hugely excited about Dum Maaro Dum. It has a great script. It is vibrant and contemporary and we expect the film to appeal to a wide audience. The February timing is...
  • New railway enquiry number in offing February 15, 2010

    New Delhi: A new railway enquiry number 138, which will provide a host of value added passenger related services across the country, would be launched soon. The 138 service, expected to be find a mention in the Rail Budget on February 26, will effectively off-load pressure from the existing 139 passenger...
  • Inflation down to 6.05 percent March 2, 2007

    New Delhi: Inflation decreased to 6.05 percent in the week ending February 17, but it is still above the target the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set. Cheaper auto fuels, essential food items and some manufactured goods reduced inflation but the RBI wants the level to stay at 5.5 per...
  • Big chill in N India, more showers today June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: North India is under an unusual spell of cold weather, but there is some relief for tourists stuck in Himachal Pradesh. Relief teams have reached Tushali and Shilon bagh resorts on the Kufri-Chail road. Electricity has been restored and medicine and food supplies have reached the tourists...
  • Indo-French joint air exercise in Feb June 18, 2007

    Kolkata: As part of the ongoing international defence cooperation, Air Force station Kalaikunda will host 'Ex-Garuda', the third in the series of joint Indo-French air exercises in February. Defence ministry sources on Monday said that the IAF would field Sukhoi-30 MK1, Mirage-2000, MiG-27 and IL-78 (Flight Refueller) aircraft. The French Air...