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  • In shock. My deep condolences to the family of Phillip Hughes: Russell Crowe reacts to Australian cricketer's death November 28, 2014

    Sydney: Actor Russell Crowe has paid tribute to Australian cricketer Phil Hughes, who died after suffering a serious injury while playing. Hughes passed away at a hospital here two days after suffering a serious head injury during a match, and his death has sparked an outpouring of grief among cricket fans...
  • Phillip Hughes urged to 'fight it out' by Virat Kohli November 25, 2014

    Sydney: Top cricketers from around the world united in their support for Phillip Hughes on Tuesday after a ball to the head left the Australian batsman in critical condition in hospital. Australia coach Darren Lehmann was among the first to tweet his support as social media was inundated with messages, many...
  • Bangalore rape case: School Principal, Management Head arrested on charges of negligence November 1, 2014

    Bangalore: The Principal of the school where a six-year-old was sexually assaulted on Friday has been arrested, along with the Head of the Management on charges of negligence. The two of Cambridge School were arrested under IPC sections 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) and 336 (act...
  • Archaeologists discover lost Sphinx head in Greece October 22, 2014

    Athens: Archaeologists excavating the tomb of Amphipolis in northern Greece have uncovered the head of one of the two sphinxes that guard the entrance to the site which dates back to the time of Alexander the Great. The head was found in the third chamber of the tomb in a marble...
  • Much anticipated 1901 Boston time capsule yields mysterious small red book October 9, 2014

    Woburn (Massachusetts): The highly-anticipated opening of a time capsule that been hidden in the head of a lion statue atop a historical landmark for more than a century yielded at least one surprise Thursday: a hardcover book. The Bostonian Society had expected the time capsule to include letters, newspaper clippings and...
  • West Indies begin global search for head coach October 4, 2014

    St. John's: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced that a global search has been launched to find a new head coach for the West Indies cricket team. A WICB statement released on Friday said the new coach must have a proven track record as a world-class coach, sound practical experience...
  • Jaswant Singh still in coma 12 days after head injury August 19, 2014

    Former Union minister and exBJP leader Jaswant Singh is in coma for the 12th day on Tuesday, doctors said. A statement from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was still in coma and on ventilator support. "Heart rhythm and BP are normal without medication," it reads. The statement added that...
  • Australia's most wanted terrorist posts picture of boy holding decapitated head, PM calls it barabaric August 13, 2014

    Sydney: The photograph of a young boy holding the decapitated head of a slain Syrian soldier and published in Australian media on Monday underscored the barbarity of Islamist State militants, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. The image was posted on Twitter and showed the boy, believed to be the son...
  • Sports federations in India put an agelimit cap on officebearers July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 47 out of 54 sports federations in the country have amended their constitution setting 70 years as the age limit for all office bearers, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said during Question Hour, "Out of the 54 National Sports Federations...
  • Head of a religious community receives threat SMS, accused taken into custody July 8, 2014

    Head of a religious community allegedly received threat SMSs from a youth in Muzaffarnagar, following which the accused was arrested at Khatoli town in the district, police said on Tuesday. The religious head received SMSs on his mobile phone on Monday, allegedly threatening to kill him, they said. Irate followers protested over...
  • FIFA World Cup: Turtle Big Head predicts Brazil's win against Croatia June 11, 2014

    Praia do Forte: The animal oracle predictions for the World Cup have begun, with host nation Brazil getting a vote of confidence from its chosen turtle tipster. By making a patriotic choice of food, loggerhead turtle Big Head predicted on Tuesday that the host nation will beat Croatia in the opening...
  • eBay's PayPal head David Marcus steps down to join Facebook; will lead messaging products June 10, 2014

    San Francisco: David Marcus, who has led eBay Inc's fastgrowing payments unit PayPal for the past two years, will step down this month to run Facebook Inc's messaging products, the companies announced on Monday. EBay shares fell a little more than 2 percent in trading after hours. Under Marcus, PayPal has...
  • Minor girl rescued from Delhi Police head constable's residence June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A 14yearold girl was rescued from the residence of a head constable of Delhi Police. There were injury marks all over her body and a damaged eye. She was allegedly tortured by the police officer. The girl was allegedly living at the head constable's house in RK Puram...
  • Deadly school bullying case shocks Mexico May 24, 2014

    Mexico City: Mexico's President vowed on Friday to launch an allout battle against a spate of bullying in schools after a 12yearold boy died from injuries sustained in a beating by classmates. Hector Alejandro Mendez Ramirez died of head trauma at a hospital on Tuesday, one week after schoolmates slammed him...
  • Samsung replaces mobile design head amidst lukewarm respone to the Galaxy S5 May 8, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest handset maker, has replaced the head of its mobile design team amid criticism of the latest Galaxy S smartphone. Chang Donghoon offered to resign last week and will be replaced by Lee Minhyouk, vice president for mobile design, a Samsung spokeswoman said on...
  • Ishwar Prasad Namburi announced as the head priest of Badrinath May 2, 2014

    With the gates of Badrinath shrine scheduled to be reopened on May 5, Ishwar Prasad Namburi was on Friday formally given charge as the 'Rawal' (head priest) of the famed Himalayan temple. The post was lying vacant ever since former 'Rawal' of the temple B Keshavan Namburi was suspended after his...
  • Sarpanch gunned down by terrorists in J&K ahead of phase 3 of polls April 18, 2014

    Srinagar: In yet another attack on village heads in Jammu & Kashmir, a Sarpanch has been shot dead by suspected terrorists late on Thursday night. The slain Sarpanch has been identified as 45-year-old Mohammad Amin Pandit. In the past his father too was targeted by the terrorists. While the ruling National Conference...
  • Nido Taniam died due to injuries on head and face, says autopsy report February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam died due to injuries to his head and face, according to the autopsy report. The reports say that the injuries found on the 20yearold were reportedly caused by a blunt object. It confirms that severe internal bleeding led to his death following a...
  • Sundar Pichai vs Satya Nadella: Two Indians in the running for the Microsoft CEO post February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Contrary to the Bloomberg report which suggested that IndianAmerican Satya Nadella may replace longtime Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer as he steps down, a new report has emerged saying that Google's Andorid head Sundar Pichai is the frontrunner for the CEO job at Microsoft. Sundar Pichai, the 42yearold...
  • ACB arrests head constable for taking bribe December 27, 2013

    A head constable was arrested by the AntiCorruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 for releasing those who had already received bail, in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh today, an official said. "40yearold Bahadur Ram Bhagat posted at Ratanpur police station was caught red handed accepting a bribe of...
  • HTC names CFO Chialin Chang as head of sales December 16, 2013

    Taipei: Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has named current CFO Chialin Chang as global head of sales, according to a statement released by the company on Monday. The announcement comes amid waning fortunes for the oncedominant phone maker. In the most recent quarter, HTC posted its firstever quarterly loss, while earlier...
  • Prince Charles invokes Nehru to highlight Commonwealth's spirit November 15, 2013

    Invoking India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Prince Charles, on Friday, asked Commonwealth nations to bring a "touch of healing" to manage problems facing the world. Inaugurating the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here, Charles said, "Each one of us is here because of the hope and trust we place...
  • CHOGM to begin today, SL human rights violations to top the talks November 15, 2013

    Colombo: After weeks of political friction, Sri Lanka is all set to host the threeday Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which begins on Friday. Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse on Thursday downplayed the absence of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and said that he was satisfied with the presence of...
  • CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka November 14, 2013

    The absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterparts from Canada and Mauritius has cast a shadow over the threeday CHOGM summit that begins on Friday amid allegations of human rights violations against the Tamils in Sri Lanka's war against the LTTE. Unfazed by repeated references to the "war crimes"...
  • The Last Word: Is the PM's decision not to attend CHOGM a blunder? November 11, 2013

    Under immense pressure from Tamil parties, the Centre has decided that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not go to Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM). External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will lead Indian delegation at CHOGM. ...
  • TN traders association calls for state bandh against CHOGM on Tuesday November 11, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Traders Association has called for a statewide bandh against India's participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM) on Tuesday. All shops are likely to remain closed as per the bandh call. The head of the association says there are around 4,500 small and large traders...
  • PM not to attend CHOGM in Sri Lanka, Khurshid to represent India: sources November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Under immense pressure from Tamil parties, the Centre has decided that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh won't go to Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM), say government sources. Sources say External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will represent India at CHOGM. Sources in the government say that...
  • No decision yet, but MEA hints PM may skip CHOGM in Sri Lanka November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: It seems the domestic political compulsions have finally forced Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh not to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Colombo between November 13 and 14. The Tamil political parties and even the Congress leaders from Tamil Nadu have managed...
  • As pressure mounts from Tamil parties, PM likely to skip CHOGM November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Highlyplaced government sources have told CNNIBN that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may not attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet in Sri Lanka. Sources say the final decision will be taken soon. The Ministry of External Affairs is expected to release an official statement on the issue later...
  • DMK chief Karunanidhi appeals to PM to boycott CHOGM November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: DMK chief Karunanidhi on Friday appealed to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh once again to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) meet in Sri Lanka. "The Prime Minister has a conscience, enough if acts according to his conscience. I did not threaten on withdrawing support. It's been...