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  • Facebook rolls out Nearby Friends, an optional location-sharing feature 18-04-2014 10:07 AM

    New York: Facebook users in the US will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature the company launched on Thursday. The "Nearby Friends" feature must be turned on by the user, so people shouldn't expect to broadcast their location unknowingly. It will...
  • Will we get to see 'Friends' on Broadway? 05-04-2014 04:48 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly thinking of turning 'Friends' into a "billion dollar" Broadway musical. The 45-year-old is reportedly in "deep talks" to help turn the sitcom, which ran from 1994 until 2004, into a "billion dollar" musical, starring Lea Michele, and wants her friend Sheryl Crow to...
  • Lindsay Lohan's friends think she might lose the role in 'Inconceivable', courtesy old habits 26-03-2014 05:08 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan's friends are reportedly anxious that she might be putting her sobriety and career at risk. The 27-year-old actress has an infamous history with rehabs as she has sought the facility's help several times for her alcohol and drug addiction, reported Radar Online. "This...
  • Gul Panag shows solidarity towards residents suffering from water shortage; stays away from Holi 17-03-2014 01:26 PM

    Chandigarh: Bollywood actor Gul Panag, the AAP's Lok Sabha candidate in Chandigarh, stayed away from Holi celebration Monday to promote water conservation. "In solidarity with the residents of Chandigarh who are suffering from acute water shortage, I will not be playing Holi," Gul tweeted. "Celebrate a vibrant, safe and environmentally...
  • Snapshot: Are Deepika Padukone and Kalki Koechlin the new best friends forever? 09-03-2014 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Two actresses can never be friends. These statements are things of the past. These days, actresses are much secure and don't mind being friendly with other actresses and Deepika Padukone and Kalki Koechlin seem to the new best friends in town. The two have often been spotted together...
  • France coach Didier Deschamps plays down 'great expectations' 06-03-2014 06:47 PM

    Paris: France coach Didier Deschamps is wary of increased expectations after his team hit form to beat Netherlands in a friendly on Wednesday. First-half goals from Karim Benzema and Blaise Matuidi set up a 2-0 victory at the Stade de France that seemed to confirm something had clicked in the...
  • England victory leaves Roy Hodgson with plenty of questions 06-03-2014 06:21 PM

    Adam Lallana almost certainly secured a place in the England squad for the World Cup but a generally sluggish performance in a narrow 1-0 friendly win over Denmark raised more questions than answers for coach Roy Hodgson. Lallana's arrival after 58 minutes - along with the halftime introduction of his...
  • India held to a 2-2 draw by Bangladesh in football friendly 06-03-2014 01:46 PM

    A late strike by captain Sunil Chettri helped India escape with a 2-2 draw against Bangladesh in international football friendly at Nehru Stadium on Wednesday. Chettri gave India an early lead in the 14th minute and took his tally to 44 international goals. With his team staring at defeat at...
  • Zynga's FarmVille game coming to mobile this month; Poker, Words With Friends to get a facelift 04-03-2014 11:00 AM

    San Francisco: Zynga Inc said on Monday it will kick off a soft launch of its "FarmVille 2: Country Escape" game and two other updated core titles before the end of March - critical first steps as it seeks to remake itself as a mobile gaming company. The games, which...
  • India's first electric bus starts running in Bangalore 03-03-2014 08:37 AM

    Bangalore: India's first electric bus has started running on Bangalore's roads. The route on the busy Majestic-Kadugodi road in Bangalore has India's first electric bus. The city's transport corporation launched this bus last week. Zipping past the smoke-emitting regular buses, the orange beauty stands out. "The pollution level is quite...
  • Karunanidhi calls Modi a good friend, DMK-BJP alliance on the cards? 28-02-2014 11:24 AM

    Chennai: After Ram Vilas Paswan forged ties with the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday, other political parties too seem to be warming up to the saffron brigade. DMK supremo M Karunanidhi while speaking to a Tamil newspaper Dinamalar on Friday called BJP's prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi a good friend....
  • A Minute With: Matt LeBlanc on new 'Episodes' and life after 'Friends' 09-01-2014 11:48 AM

    Beverly Hills: After winning over audiences and becoming a household name as one of the six lead characters in NBC's hit sitcom 'Friends,' actor Matt LeBlanc has found an unconventional way to carve a new chapter in his career; playing a nastier version of himself. LeBlanc, 46, who spent 10...
  • Posting on friend's Facebook wall may bring you closer 06-01-2014 10:43 AM

    Washington: Using Facebook to post on a friend's wall or to share condolences or congratulations can make you feel closer to your pal and more satisfied with your friendship, according to a new study. New social networking research by Western Illinois University investigates how individuals use Facebook to maintain their...
  • The 10 annoying friends we all have 31-12-2013 11:04 AM

    All of us need friends to make our lives more interesting, don't we? But, what do we do if some of them make it bit too much to handle? Here's a list of ten annoying yet typical friends we all have. Agreed, they can be a handful, but then, what's...
  • Will Jennifer Aniston join 'Friends' co-stars for reunion? 23-12-2013 09:51 AM

    Los Angeles: Producers of popular sitcom 'Friends' are trying their best to convince actress Jennifer Aniston to join her castmates for a reunion next year. The producers want the 44-year-old, who essayed Rachel Green in the show, to join co-actors Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David...
  • New eco-friendly cell phone cases help keep germs away 10-12-2013 12:55 PM

    Washington: Germaphobes rejoice! A US company claims to have developed a new line of eco-friendly cell phone cases that not only shield against radiation but also eliminate up to 99.9 per cent of harmful bacteria on mobiles. The Tenerarca leather phone cases have a built-in line of defence against bacteria...
  • A new app that lets you discover Facebook friends who hate you 04-12-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: You may have a lot of people in your Facebook's friends list, but finding out who are genuinely friends with you and who simply hate you was something you couldn't find out until a new app "Hate With Friends" was introduced. The new app helps you in finding...
  • Mumbai: 229 rapes, 8 gangrapes recorded in 8 months 04-12-2013 12:47 PM

    Mumbai city has witnessed 237 rapes, including eight gangrapes till August this year, with police saying that in most cases, the victims knew the accused, majority of whom were either "friends and lovers" or neighbours. As per the information procured under Right to Information Act (RTI) by social worker Anil...
  • 'Chile killer' Robinho gives Brazil 2-1 win 20-11-2013 10:28 AM

    Robinho came off the bench to head home the winner in Brazil's 2-1 victory over Chile on Tuesday, taking his personal tally to nine against their South American rivals and boosting his chances of playing at next year's World Cup finals. Robinho, who has now scored one more goal against...
  • Spain slip to surprise loss against South Africa 20-11-2013 08:50 AM

    Johannesburg: Spain's return to the stadium where it won the World Cup was spoiled on Tuesday as Bernard Parker's second-half goal gave South Africa a shock 1-0 win over the world and European champion. Spain was subdued - and possibly tired after its friendly in Equatorial Guinea three days ago...
  • Mertesacker heads Germany to 1-0 win over England 20-11-2013 08:44 AM

    London: Per Mertesacker's header gave Germany a 1-0 victory over England on Tuesday, sending its fierce rival to back-to-back home losses for the first time in 36 years. Captaining Germany in London, Mertesacker powered in the only goal of the Wembley Stadium friendly after meeting a cross from Toni Kroos...
  • Sergio Aguero brace gives Argentina 2-0 win over Bosnia 19-11-2013 12:29 PM

    Striker Sergio Aguero scored twice to give Argentina a 2-0 win over fellow World Cup finalists Bosnia in a friendly at the Busch baseball stadium in St Louis, Missouri on Monday. Aguero, wearing the number 10 shirt in absence of injured captain Lionel Messi, could have registered a hat-trick but...
  • England unveils starting squad for Germany encounter 19-11-2013 09:39 AM

    London: Joe Hart will be back in goal to face Germany at Wembley on Tuesday night as England manager Roy Hodgson has named his side more than 24 hours in advance. According to the Football Association, in the training session at London Colney Monday, which was fully open to the...
  • Hart can secure status as England's top keeper, says Hodgson 18-11-2013 09:52 PM

    London: Joe Hart can draw a line under his poor form and cement his World Cup place when England host Germany in Tuesday's international friendly, manager Roy Hodgson said on Monday. Hart was dropped by his club, Manchester City, last month after his misjudgement led to defeat at Chelsea, the...
  • England's Joe Hart, Ashley Cole to start against Germany 17-11-2013 11:43 AM

    England's under-fire goalkeeper Joe Hart and left back Ashley Cole will start against Germany in Tuesday's friendly, with manager Roy Hodgson planning several changes to the team that lost to Chile. England were well beaten 2-0 by fellow World Cup qualifiers Chile on Friday when Hodgson gave debuts to three...
  • Andrea Barzagli to miss Italy-Nigeria friendly 17-11-2013 10:48 AM

    Milan: Andrea Barzagli is forced to miss Italy's friendly against Nigeria in London due to muscle problem. The Juventus defender pulled up injured during Italy's 1-1 draw with Germany at San Siro Friday, reported Xinhua. He has been diagnosed with a slight pull of the left adductor, so is sent...
  • Spain beat Equatorial Guinea 2-1 in friendly 17-11-2013 09:42 AM

    Malabo: Spain won 2-1 at former colony Equatorial Guinea on Saturday amid criticism of the appropriateness of the world champions playing a friendly in a country dogged by accusations of human rights abuse under its current president. Human rights groups had urged Spain to call attention to President Teodoro Obiang...
  • Brazil hammer Honduras 5-0 in international freindly 17-11-2013 09:30 AM

    Brazil turned on the style in the second half to score four goals and hammer Honduras 5-0 in a friendly in Miami on Saturday. Honduras started strongly but Brazil opened the scoring in the 21st minute when Paulinho took possession on the right and delivered an inviting low cross for...
  • International friendly: India held to 1-1 draw by Philippines 15-11-2013 08:51 PM

    Siliguri: Sunil Chhetri found the net once but Philip James Younghusband neutralised within a minute of the Indian football team captain's strike as Philippines held the hosts to a 1-1 draw in their international friendly on Friday. Chhetri gave India the lead in the 43rd minute. Following one of Mehtab...
  • Golden Lampard leads experimental England against Chile 14-11-2013 10:48 PM

    London: Frank Lampard will receive a special golden cap to mark 100 appearances for England on Friday when he captains what is expected to be a largely experimental team against Chile in a friendly at Wembley. Coach Roy Hodgson, speaking to the media at England's base at Watford, north of...