Guardian

  • Guardian, Washington Post win Pulitzers for US spying coverage 15-04-2014 07:19 AM

    New York: The Guardian US and Washington Post were awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer prize on Monday for coverage of secret surveillance by the US National Security Agency that sparked wide debate over government spying. Reuters won in international reporting for its coverage of the violent persecution of a Muslim...
  • First look: 'Guardians of the Galaxy', the latest addition to Marvel's cinematic universe 11-04-2014 04:59 PM

    In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. In order to evade Ronan, Quill is forced into a truce with a group of misfits including Gamora, Rocket, Drax the Destroyer,...
  • It was scary, yet very funny: Karen Gillan on going bald for 'Guardians Of The Galaxy' 30-03-2014 03:48 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Karen Gillan, who went bald for her forthcoming film "Guardians Of The Galaxy", said it was a daunting task, but liberating too. "It ended up being a very positive experience. It was scary, yet very funny to shave my head. It's liberating as well. I think everyone...
  • Senior journalist MJ Akbar joins BJP 22-03-2014 10:46 AM

    New Delhi: In yet another major impetus to the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of Lok Sabha elections, senior journalist MJ Akbar joined the saffron brigade on Saturday. In presence of party chief Rajnath Singh, the noted author was inducted into the party. Former Revenue Secretary NK Singh who quit the...
  • In mother's absence, father is child's natural guardian: Bombay HC 02-03-2014 03:25 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has granted custody of a minor boy to his father, who was accused of murdering his wife, after observing that in the absence of a mother, a child's natural guardian is the father. A division bench of Justices PV Hardas and AS Gadkari was hearing...
  • UK spy agency collected sexually explicit images from Yahoo Messenger video chats 28-02-2014 07:29 AM

    London: Britain's signals intelligence division is stealing screenshots from hundreds of thousands of innocent Yahoo users' webcam videos, according to the Guardian newspaper, which also reported that the years-long operation has swept up a huge haul of intimate photographs. The newspaper said GCHQ has been scooping up the sensitive images...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' trailer: Peter Quill aka Star Lord is back in action 21-02-2014 11:25 AM

    New Delhi: The makers have released the trailer of forthcoming sci-fi film 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. Directed by James Gunn, the film features Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana and Dave Bautista in the lead roles. The film is expected to hit the screens on August 1, 2014. ...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' to be released in 2016 08-02-2014 04:45 PM

    Los Angeles: Though the first 'Guardians of the Galaxy' movie is yet to hit the theatres, the sequel of the superhero film titled 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' is reportedly planned for a 2016 release. It is said that the sequel will come out May 6, 2016, reports aceshowbiz.com. Directed...
  • 'Robocop' to 'The Raid 2': Hollywood films to watch out for in 2014 29-12-2013 03:37 PM

    Chennai: From the 'Robocop' reboot to the lightning-fast martial arts moves in 'The Raid 2', Hollywood, with its exciting lineup of films in 2014, will offer several reasons for film buffs to throng theatres. IANS lists the 10 most-awaited Hollywood films that will hit Indian screens in the New Year:...
  • Microsoft launches Guardian women's safety app for Windows Phone 26-12-2013 04:03 PM

    Hyderabad: Microsoft India said it is introducing Guardian, a new safety application, available exclusively for Windows Phone users in India. Incidents such as 'Nirbhaya' prompted the global IT giant to come out with an app aiming at protecting women, Microsoft IT India Managing Director Raj Biyani said. Explaining its features,...
  • Vin Diesel to give voiceover for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' 23-12-2013 10:04 AM

    Los Angeles: Marvel Studios has confirmed that actor Vin Diesel will lend his voice for the giant tree character, Groot, in the upcoming superhero film 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. Directed by James Gunn, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' will be released by Disney Aug 1, 2014, reports variety.com. Others, who will...
  • Guardian editor to face lawmakers on Snowden leaks 09-11-2013 11:39 PM

    London: The editor of the Guardian newspaper will be questioned by British lawmakers over his paper's publication of files leaked by ex-National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden. The paper confirmed in a statement today that Alan Rusbridger will appear to testify before Parliament's home affairs select committee next month. The...
  • WikiLeaks releases 'Mediastan - A Wikileaks Road Movie' 13-10-2013 03:26 PM

    New Delhi: Tonight WikiLeaks and Sixteen Films release 'Mediastan - a WikiLeaks road movie'. The release of 'Mediastan' is timed to challenge the UK opening of 'The Fifth State', the multi-million dollar Hollywood anti-WikiLeaks movie produced by Dreamworks in collaboration with Disney. UK audiences will be able to watch 'Mediastan'...
  • US: Atom bomb nearly exploded over North Carolina in 1961, claim secret documents 21-09-2013 04:52 PM

    A US atom bomb nearly exploded in 1961 over North Carolina that would have been 260 times more powerful than the device that devastated Hiroshima, according to a declassified document published in a British newspaper on Friday. The Guardian newspaper said the document, obtained by investigative journalist Eric Schlosser under...
  • Microsoft, Google to sue United States government 01-09-2013 03:52 AM

    Technology firms Microsoft and Google are set to sue the US government to win the right to reveal more information about official requests for user data in the wake of revelations by Edward Snowden, the Guardian reported on Saturday. The companies announced the lawsuit on Friday after talks with the...
  • Freedom to adopt: How every child fills our lives 30-08-2013 01:04 PM

    What these nine years have taught my wife Vibha and me is this: Adoption is not some kind of special or unusual thing to do. Before Surabhi came to us, I think I imagined that it would indeed be a special happening, and that excited me. Yet today, in what...
  • North Korea condemns US-South Korea military drill 29-08-2013 04:26 PM

    North Korea on Thursday condemned a US-South Korea military drill as "war preparedness" and "confrontational policy", warning it would only cast shadow on the hard-won atmosphere for dialogue between the two Korean nations. "While the US and South Korea authorities are loudly speaking about ensuring peace and security and building...
  • Guardian teams up with New York Times over Edward Snowden documents 24-08-2013 04:03 AM

    The Guardian has agreed with the New York Times to give the US newspaper access to some classified documents leaked by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the British newspaper said on Friday. In a brief story posted on its website, the Guardian said it "struck a partnership" with...
  • UK govt forces Guardian to destroy material leaked by Snowden 21-08-2013 11:40 AM

    The British government has forced the Guardian to destroy material leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden on the NSA's mass surveillance program. ...
  • Britain defends detention of Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald's partner 21-08-2013 10:13 AM

    Facing legal and diplomatic complaints after police held Guardian writer Glenn Greenwald's Brazilian partner for nine hours on Sunday - and accused by the newspaper of forcing it to trash computers holding copies of Snowden's data - the interior minister said officers were entitled to take security measures. Home Secretary...
  • Glenn Greenwald's friend set to take legal action against UK over detention: Guardian 21-08-2013 09:35 AM

    The partner of US journalist Glenn Greenwald is taking legal action over his detention by British authorities, the editor of The Guardian newspaper said on Tuesday. "David Miranda is taking a civil action over his material and the way that he was treated," editor Alan Rusbridger, whose newspaper has worked...
  • Guardian says Britain forced it to destroy Snowden material 20-08-2013 10:46 AM

    Washington: The Guardian, a major outlet for revelations based on leaks from former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, says the British government threatened legal action against the newspaper unless it either destroyed the classified documents or handed them back to British authorities. In an article posted on the British newspaper's...
  • Britain forced Guardian to destroy copy of Snowden material 20-08-2013 06:13 AM

    The editor of the Guardian, a major outlet for revelations based on leaks from former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, says the British government threatened legal action against the newspaper unless it either destroyed the classified documents or handed them back to British authorities. In an article posted on the...
  • The Guardian journalist who reported NSA spying defends Snowden 24-07-2013 02:10 PM

    The Guardian journalist, Greenwald, who first wrote about the NSA spying scandal has defended whistleblower Edward Snowden. He has said that Snowden wanted the information to be revealed but left it up to reporters as to what they revealed. ...
  • Snowden documents could be 'worst nightmare' for US: Journalist 14-07-2013 11:28 AM

    Buenos Aires: Fugitive former US spy contractor Edward Snowden controls dangerous information that could become the United States' "worst nightmare" if revealed, a journalist familiar with the data said. Glenn Greenwald, the Guardian journalist who first published the documents Snowden leaked, said on Saturday that the US government should be...
  • Snowden says Google, Facebook, Apple gave direct access to NSA 09-07-2013 05:01 PM

    New Delhi: In the second part of an interview with The Guardian, US whistleblower Edward Snowden's has claimed that companies like Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft got together with the National Security Agency (NSA) to provide 'direct access' to back ends of all of communicating systems. He added the NSA...
  • FTN: US surveillance: Is complete privacy impossible in the quest for security? 13-06-2013 11:46 PM

    A 29-year-old contractor who claims to have worked at the National Security Agency and the CIA allowed himself to be revealed on Sunday as the source of disclosures about the US government's secret surveillance programmes, risking prosecution by the US government. ...
  • US surveillance foiled 'dozens' of attacks: NSA 13-06-2013 05:58 AM

    Washington: The director of the National Security Agency vigorously defended once-secret surveillance programmes as an effective tool in keeping America safe, telling Congress on Wednesday that the information collected disrupted dozens of terrorist attacks without offering details. In his first congressional testimony since revelations about the top-secret operations, Army Gen...
  • US surveillance whistleblower may seek political asylum in Iceland 11-06-2013 09:18 AM

    The US is pushing Hong Kong to extradite former CIA employee Edward Snowden who claimed responsibility for exposing the NSA spying system. ...
  • Julian Assange praises whistleblower Edward Snowden, says he is a hero 11-06-2013 08:59 AM

    Julian Assange said Edward Snowden has exposed one of the biggest truths of this century that the US government is conducting mass surveillance. ...