FOLLOWERS

  • Jalandhar: Self-styled Ashutosh Maharaj's followers fortify his ashram, refuse to cremate him December 3, 2014

    Jalandhar: After controversial self-styled godman Rampal's followers fought off the police trying to arrest him, followers of another self-styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj were toeing the same line. After court ordered to cremate Ashutosh Maharaj as he was clinically dead, his followers fortified his ashram in Jalandhar, Punjab. Police and media were not...
  • Karan Johar crosses 5 million on Twitter, thanks fans December 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar today thanked his fans for their support as he crossed the 5 million followers mark on micro-blogging site Twitter. Johar, 42, who has directed films like 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hain', 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'Kabhie Khushi Kabhie Gham', 'Student of The Year' among others, joined twitter in...
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar slams Rampal, says no leader is above law November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on Wednesday slammed controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal over law and order issue in Hisar district of Haryana. Rampal has been evading arrest and according to the police, he is still inside his Satlok Ashram at Barwala in Hissar district. His supporters continue to...
  • PM Modi crosses 25 million followers on Facebook, becomes second most followed after Obama November 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has crossed 25 million (2.5 crores) followers on Facebook, making him the second most followed politician in the world after the United States of America President Barack Obama. In a statement, the Facebook has confirmed it. PM Modi also have over eight million followers on...
  • Breakup may cost you Twitter followers: Study October 7, 2014

    London: A romantic breakup could cost you 20 Twitter followers on average, according to a new study. Researchers from Aalto University, Qatar Computing Research Institute and the University of Michigan found that a decrease in cross-messaging on social media can be indicative of an impending split and the event itself predicts...
  • Tweets with videos get 28% more retweets: 5 interesting Twitter facts that could help you gain more followers July 6, 2014

    This infographic tells you some interesting facts about Twitter that could help you gain more followers, retweets and favourites. ...
  • Modi surpasses White House in Twitter follower base June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the fourth most "followed" world leader on Twitter, has overtaken the White House in terms of number of followers on the micro blogging site, an annual global study of world leaders on Wednesday revealed. According to Twiplomacy, a study conducted by global public relations and...
  • Love babies, cats, puppies and spooky photos? 15 addictive Twitter handles and 10 Facebook pages you need to follow NOW! May 30, 2014

    What do you see on your timeline when you log in to Twitter? If the same old political tweeters and football live tweeters have taken over your TL, here's the much wanted respite you need.From adorable animals doing completely human things to the most brilliant ads from across the world,...
  • Selling bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers becomes a big business January 6, 2014

    San Jose: Celebrities, businesses and even the US State Department have bought bogus Facebook likes, Twitter followers or YouTube viewers from offshore "click farms," where workers tap, tap, tap the thumbs up button, view videos or retweet comments to inflate social media numbers. Since Facebook launched almost 10 years ago, users...
  • Amitabh Bachchan crosses 7 million followers on Twitter November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has hit a new record in his Twitter fan following, which has risen to over 7 millions. The 71yearold actor, who had beaten Priyanka Chopra last year to become the most popular celebrity on the microblogging site, thanked his fans for their love and support. "Thank you...
  • Twitter now lets you receive Direct Messages from all followers October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Twitter is making its Direct message feature less rigid and has introduced a new setting that allows a Twitter user to receive Direct Messages from any follower, irrespective of whether a user follows the sender or not. Twitter is gradually rolling out the new feature. To check if...
  • Asaram supporters' tactics won't intimidate us: IBN7 Managing Editor August 31, 2013

    IBN7 managing Editor Ashutosh reacts to the attack on IBN7's reporter Bhawani Deora and IBN7 video journalist, says such tactics by the Asaram supporters to terrorise and intimidate the media will not be successful. Ashutosh calls this an an attack on the freedom of the press. Asaram supporters had got...
  • Modi's Twitter accounts now available in many regional languages including Urdu August 1, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Aiming for a nationwide connect, BJP's election campaign committee chairman Narendra Modi now has Twitter accounts in almost all major regional languages including Urdu. Modi now has accounts in languages like Hindi, Urdu, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Oriya, Tamil and Bangla apart from English. His nine tweets in Urdu have...
  • More than half of Justin Bieber's Twitter followers are fake April 13, 2013

    Los Angeles: A study suggests that out of 'Baby' singer Justin Bieber's 37.3 million followers, only 17.8 million are true Beliebers. SocialBakers reveals that nearly half of 37 million accounts following Bieber are fake and inactive. According to the social media statistic, the 19yearold Canadian singer only has about 17.8...
  • To be a successful entrepreneur, you need to have an idea and then act upon it: author Rashmi Bansal March 8, 2013

    Meena Bindra did it. Jasu Shilpi did it. Nina Lekhi did it. 'Follow Every Rainbow' is the story of twenty-five enterprising women who took up a challenge. They raised a family as well as a company, with love, laughter and patience. Managing multiple equations - never giving in or giving...
  • Pope hits 1 million mark as he tweets: 'Dear Friends...' December 13, 2012

    Vatican City: Pope Benedict XVI hit the 1 million Twitter follower mark on Wednesday as he sent his first tweet from his new account, blessing his online fans and urging them to listen to Christ. In perhaps the most drawn out Twitter launch ever, the 85yearold Benedict tapped the screen of...
  • LinkedIn seeks wider use with ability to 'follow' October 3, 2012

    San Francisco: Professional social network LinkedIn Corp will let its users "follow" and receive updates from people outside their personal contact list, a move that could entice users to spend more time on its website. The new feature, which LinkedIn announced on Tuesday, takes a page from other popular social networks...
  • Following your ex on Facebook can stop you from 'moving on' September 20, 2012

    London: Remaining Facebook friends with an exlover or even just following their activities online can disrupt a person's ability to heal emotionally and move on in life, a new study has claimed. In the study, researcher Tara C Marshall of Brunel University in England asked 464 participants to evaluate their...
  • Actress Meera Jasmine loves musician Rajesh August 3, 2012

    Meera Jasmine on Thursday openly admitted that she is in love with acclaimed musician Mandolin Rajesh. She confessed this to journalists, on the sidelines of the launch of 'Following My heart', a music album by Rajesh. The album was released by Kamal Haasan at a function in Chennai on Thursday. Speaking to...
  • Kalam's Facebook page crosses million followers July 21, 2012

    Kolkata: Within a few months of debuting on the social networking website, former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's Facebook page is now followed by more than a million people all over the world. Ever since it was launched in February, 81yearold Kalam has been regularly posting his thoughts, ideas, travel...
  • Divestment in SAIL deferred again July 12, 2012

    The Cabinet deferred the stake sale in SAIL since Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma is not present in Delhi. ...
  • Cabinet defers stake sale in SAIL July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cabinet on Thursday deferred a decision on selling 10.82 per cent stake in Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) as Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma was away on official tour. The Steel Minister is in Tokyo on an official tour and could not attend the Cabinet meeting. In...
  • Ganguly blasts 'ordinary' Indian batting January 26, 2012

    Adelaide: Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has blasted the Indian team for putting up an ordinary batting display on a lifeless track at the Adelaide Oval in the fourth and the final Test against Australia on Thursday. Ganguly was baffled by the abject surrender of the Indian batsmen who, barring Virat...
  • Amitabh most followed B'wood celeb on Twitter January 2, 2012

    New Delhi Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has surpassed Twitter queen Priyanka Chopra, emerging as the most popular celebrity on the microblogging site with 1,850,903 followers. Bachchan, who joined Twitter in 2010, is an avid user of the site and has tweeted 11,108 times till date. The 69yearold took the number one spot after...
  • Kanimozhi's follower detained for clicking her May 24, 2011

    New Delhi: One of the followers of jailed DMK MP Kanimozhi had a tough time in a Delhi court on Tuesday which first ordered his detention and then let him off with a stern warning for clicking the photograph of his leader inside the courtroom. "I...
  • Twitter disables new version of website April 6, 2011

    San Francisco: Twitter experienced service disruptions on Tuesday, displaying an older version of the social networking website to some users and becoming completely inaccessible to others. A message on Twitter's Web page that provides updates on the service's status said, "We've temporarily disabled NewTwitter. Our engineers are working on reenabling it...
  • Make way for the dog that tweets August 21, 2010

    Bond, James Bond, is his name and he's the latest sensation on the Internet. The beagle tweets regularly and already has more than 2,600 followers on Twitter. ...
  • How ewaste is recycled in India June 15, 2010

    Electronic waste or ewaste is growing rapidly given the faster rate of obsolesce of electronic equipment. Following are the steps followed to recycle ewaste in India. Manual Dismantling: The accrued electronic and electric waste in India is dismantled and sorted manually to fractions printed wiring boards (PWB), cathode...
  • ICICI to raise $1.5 billion in biggest borrowing July 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Indias largest private lender ICICI, which raised $5 billion last month in India's biggest share sale, is borrowing a record $1.5 billion to fund growth in demand for credit, its Chief Financial Officer Vishakha Mulye announced Friday. ICICI has asked banks to send in proposals for the $1.5...