FIRST DAY

  • 'I'll comfort you': Watch this adorable little boy appoint himself the protector of a homesick girl on 1st day of school July 10, 2014

    His patience is so commendable. A boy, a tiny tot himself, has appointed himself the protector of a little girl on their first day at school. The brave knight tells the homesick, weeping girl he will comfort and protect her. But he gets a little dodgy when she asks him...
  • 'Fugly' collects Rs.2.95 crore on first day, director Kabir Sadanand happy June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Fugly', the acting debut of boxing champion Vijender Singh, managed to mint Rs.2.95 crore on its opening day, leaving director Kabir Sadanand happy. "Good 1st day for @FuglyTheFilm, domestic box office collection of 2.95 cr. So guys go out there and watch the film.. fight against the Ugly," Sadanand tweeted...
  • Jharkhand witnesses unresponsiveness on Day 1 of nomination March 16, 2014

    The first day of nomination for four Lok Sabha seats going for polling on April 10 drew a blank in Jharkhand on saturday. No candidate turned up for nomination for any of the seats - Palamau, Lohardaga, Chatra and Koderma, said P K Jajoria, Chief Electoral Officer. Hazaribagh, which originally scheduled...
  • Salman Khan's 'Jai Ho' earns Rs 33.80 cr in the first two days January 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Salman Khan starrer 'Jai Ho', which is being expected to smash all box office records, hasn't had a smashing start. The film managed to earn only Rs 33.80 cr in the first two days of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the film's...
  • Winter solstice: Google marks the shortest day of the year with an animated doodle December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Celebrating the arrival of the winter in the Northern Hemisphere, Google has come up with an animated winter solstice doodle. Designed by German illustrator Christoph Niemann, the doodle shows a pair of hands weaving a long woollen hand glove that loops to form the Google letters. Google has used...
  • Winter solstice: Google doodles the first day of winter December 21, 2013

    New Delhi: December 21 is the shortest day of the year and the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. The winter solstice usually occurs on either December 21 or December 22. During the winter solstice in the Northern Hemisphere the sun is the farthest south. The winter solstice...
  • Twitter IPO: 1,600 new millionaires to pay $2.2 bn in taxes November 17, 2013

    New York: US tax department is in for a major windfall from Twitter' blockbuster IPO, which has made 1,600 of its employees millionaires and they will together pay an estimated $2.2 billion (about Rs 13,800 crore) in taxes, a research report says. According to a report by USbased PrivCo, a...
  • 'Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara' Tweet Review August 15, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Chennai Express' is still going strong at the boxoffice, so getting a good opening will be a tough task for 'Once Upon Ay Time In Mumbai Dobaara', but if it gains the initial momentum then it might emerge as one of the successful films of the year because...
  • Bangalore: A peek at the new Mayor's first day April 28, 2012

    BANGALORE: It was a day of seeking blessings for the newlyelected Mayor D Venkatesha Murthy on Friday. On the first day of assuming office, the mayor sought the blessings of his political bosses and also of divine forces. The mayor began his day by seeking divine blessings at Sri Kalikamba...
  • Luck not going India's way, says Kohli January 13, 2012

    Perth: India batsman Virat Kohli said that it was bad luck and not lack of temperament or technique that has been ailing the Indian team in its poor run in the ongoing fourTest series against Australia. India were again shot out for 161 runs in the first innings shortly after tea...
  • Future of Indian cricket bleak: Warner January 13, 2012

    Perth: After brutalizing India with the fastest century by an opener in the third Test on Friday, Australia batsman David Warner said that the visiting team's future is bleak as their youngsters are a long way off from learning how to cope with fast and bouncy tracks. Warner harped on the...
  • Abject India are snoozing and losing January 13, 2012

    Which one of us has hasn't overslept and been late to work? You know the drill: the alarm rings, you're woken from a slumber and reach out a fumbling hand in the dark to slap the snooze button. Even in your dreary state you know it's a bad idea, but...
  • Ishant's yakking gets Warner thwacking January 13, 2012

    David Warner launched a stellar attack on India's bowlers after Australia had bowled the opposition out for 161. He began with a series of coruscating drives and cuts and sped to his halfcentury off just 36 balls. As Warner attacked India's pace bowlers, Ishant Sharma responded by having a go at...
  • Kohli's rashness opens the floodgates January 13, 2012

    From 63 for 4 at lunch, India were given breathing room through a 68run partnership between Virat Kohli and VVS Laxman. Refreshingly, the pair overcame a jittery start to inspire hopes of a decent total. That is, until, Kohli threw it all away with a silly shot in the 51st...
  • Dravid achieves a dubious distinction January 13, 2012

    Rahul Dravid's struggles on this tour continued at the WACA in Perth, where he was bowled for 9 in the morning session on the first day. On this occasion it was not the movement which did him in, as had been the case previously in Melbourne and Sydney, but the...
  • Tendulkar boosted my confidence: Yadav December 26, 2011

    Melbourne: India's young bowling sensation Umesh Yadav felt nervous bowling at the likes of Ricky Ponting in his first Test against Australia, but said Sachin Tendulkar's advice hugely boosted his confidence as he scalped three crucial wickets on the opening day of the Boxing Day Test on Monday. Yadav was seen...
  • First Day First Show: Dope for Bollywood junkies July 26, 2011

    Prior to the late 1990s Bollywood was an all together different being and has since gradually metamorphosed into a slick new avatar. Anupama Chopra takes us on this journey of change through a series of previously published magazine columns (most from India Today) punctuated with extracts from her books on...
  • A hectic first day for President Obama January 22, 2009

    Washington: US President Barack Obama's first day in office has been a day of hectic activities. A slew of dramatic news already coming out of the White House. ...