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  • Indian Navy gets facility for uninterrupted communication with ships 12 hours 16 minutes ago

    New Delhi: To establish uninterrupted communication with its deployed ships, especially submarines, the Navy on Thursday operationalised a facility at Tirunelvelli in Tamil Nadu which will help it to remain in touch with its strategic vessels across its areas of interest. "Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan inaugurated a new state-of-the-art 'Very...
  • Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, but heat wave persists in lower areas 18 hours 2 minutes ago

    Shimla: Heavy rains occurred in parts of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday but maximum temperatures were up by two to three degrees. The lower hills of Himachal reeled under the heat wave. Baldwara was wettest with 90 mm of rains while Hamirpur and Chelsea recorded 49 mm and 45 mm rains respectively. The...
  • Phil Hughes makes Australia case with one-day double ton Yesterday

    Sydney: Australia batsman Phil Hughes, who put aside personal grief with a record unbeaten double century in an A match against South Africa on Tuesday, is happy to let his runs do the talking as he presses his case for an international recall. The one-time batting prodigy has been recalled and...
  • 'Magic in the Moonlight' trailer: Emma Stone is a 'vision and a visionary' and Colin Firth is a famous magician 2 days ago

    How excited are you about Woody Allen's latest film 'Magic in the Moonlight'? Starring Collin Firth and Emma Stone, the film has been written as well directed by him. Set in the 1920s on the opulent Riviera in the south of France, 'Magic In The Moonlight' is a romantic comedy about...
  • Indian Newspaper Society asks West Bengal government to clear dues of publications 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Newspaper Society (INS), a body of newspapers in the country, on Monday expressed concern over "non-payment" of advertisement bills to certain publications by the West Bengal government and asked its Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to clear the dues. "This has caused severe financial distress to these newspapers...
  • Dowry death: Woman charred to death by husband, in-laws 4 days ago

    A 24-year-old woman was allegedly burnt by her husband and in-laws for dowry in Aurai area of the district, police said in Bhadohi on Sunday. The victim, identified as Suman was burnt by her husband Satya Narain and his father over a demand for dowry in Kolahalpur village on Saturday evening,...
  • BCCI will take up Jadeja penalty issue with ICC 5 days ago

    Mumbai: BCCI vice president Rajeev Shukla reiterated on Saturday that the board will appeal to the ICC against their decision to penalise Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja for his altercation with England pacer James Anderson during the first Test at Trent Bridge. "Board will go for appeal in ICC. We will put...
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad are venues for WI Tests 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The BCCI Tours and Fixtures Committee has shortlisted Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad for India's three-Test series against the West Indies during October and November this year. The committee has allotted the five ODIs to Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Cuttack, Dharamsala and Kochi while Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla will be hosting its...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: Indian para-powerlifter Sachin Choudhary caught for doping 1 week ago

    The Indian contingent at the Commonwealth Games was left red-faced on Thursday after para-powerlifter Sachin Choudhary returned positive for a banned substance in an out-of-competition test conducted by the National Anti-Doping Agency last month. Choudhary, who was a late inclusion in the Indian team for the Games, left Glasgow on the...
  • Shiv Sena MP force feeds caterer: Are our politicians drunk on power? July 23, 2014

    CNN-IBN gets you reactions from across the country on Shiv Sena MP abusing catering staff and forcing him to consume food during Ramzan fast. ...
  • Sailor dies on-board 'INS Kalinga' under suspicious state July 21, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: A 25-year-old sailor died on vessel 'INS Kalinga' with Navy on Monday claiming that the death was caused by a bullet injury sustained while handling firearms even as police suspected it to be a case of suicide. The deceased, identified only as Virender, sustained a bullet injury while handling firearms...
  • Narendra Modi's swearing-in cost Rs 17.60 lakh July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony cost Rs 17.60 lakh, RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal said on Sunday. Agrawal said he was told by the Central Public Works Department that the money was spent "on arrangements related to tent, stage, furniture and other related items ... at Rashtrapati Bhawan". Agrawal...
  • Heavy rain in Himachal Pradesh, rivers in spate July 18, 2014

    Shimla: The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Friday and all major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. "Monsoon is active in the state. Precipitation occurred at most of the places with heavy rainfall at some places in Sirmaur district," said an...
  • SC relieves Sunil Gavaskar as interim BCCI chief July 19, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday relieved legendary cricketer Sunil Gavaskar as the interim president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in charge of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2014 and said that he was free to take up any assignment. The apex court bench headed by...
  • PM likely to induct INS Kolkata in last week of August July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: After dedicating aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to induct country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai in the last week of August. The Prime Minister has already been invited to induct the largest indigenously-built warship, which is constructed by the...
  • Nowhere safe in Gaza: This compelling news documentary shows how citizens have taken bombings and bloodshed in their stride July 14, 2014

    The death toll in Gaza continues to grow as both the Israeli military and Palestinian militants show no signs of backing down. These reporters spent a few days in Gaza City surveying the damage and seeing how local residents were coping. This compelling, yet personal news documentary shows how the...
  • Rebecca Westcott's 'Dandelion Clocks' is a good read July 12, 2014

    The age of 'sick-literature' is on. Almost all young adult books have that element in them after 'The Fault in Our Stars' and I am not surprised. It can get a bit annoying though. I would rather be back in the time and place when literature for children and teens...
  • In pursuit of excellence: Amitabh Bachchan talks about his journey in Bollywood July 19, 2014

    In pursuit of excellence with Vijay Amritraj, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan talks about his life and times and shares his experience in Bollywood. ...
  • Ladies, claws in please: Women think females dressed in red are searching for sex, study says July 12, 2014

    Do you intend to wear a red shirt to your boss's birthday party tonight? Be aware that his spouse might "guard" him, thinking you are out there to seduce and mate. It has previously been evidenced that men perceive women wearing red as more attractive and sexually receptive, but women do...
  • Senior journalist Jehangir Pocha dies of cardiac arrest July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Editor-in-Chief at NewsX news channel Jehangir Pocha passed away early on Saturday morning following a cardiac arrest. His last rites will be performed at 6:15 pm on Saturday at Nigam Bodh Ghat (CNG crematorium area). Jehangir was a former Editor of Businessworld and former China correspondent for the Boston...
  • Indian Navy Light Combat Aircraft to soon begin test flights July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The naval variant of India's indigenous light combat aircraft (LCA) is due to soon begin ramp trials. Avinash Chander, scientific adviser to the Defence Minister and Director General Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), told India Strategic magazine (www.indiastrategic.in) that the LCA-Navy had already done more than 25 test...
  • Ravi Shastri hails ICC for choosing Srinivasan as chairman July 9, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India skipper Ravi Shastri has hailed International Cricket Council (ICC) for choosing the beleaguered BCCI supremo N Srinivasan as its first chairman. "If you want my answer, It's a very good choice," the cricketer turned commentator said on Srinivasan being appointed ICC chairman despite the Supreme Court stripping off...
  • After in-laws refuse to send his wife along, 30-year-old man commits suicide in Ballia July 8, 2014

    A 30-year-old man allegedly committed suicide after his in-laws refused to send his wife with him in Dehri village under Rasra Kotwali police station area Ballia, police said on Tuesday. Navin Kumar Gupta sprinkled kerosene and set himself ablaze on Monday night. He was rushed to district hospital in a serious...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you identify these child actors? July 8, 2014

    They are all stars in their own right now and they made their foray into films at an young age. Do you know Bollywood well? Can you identify these child actors? ...
  • No hike in fares, Railways to attract FDI July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Sparing passengers of any further fare hike, Railway Budget for 2014-15 proposes to attract private domestic and FDI in infrastructure projects and pursuing private-public partnership to boost the finances of the cash-strapped railways. Having hiked fares to the tune of 14.2 per cent recently, Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda who...
  • Ukraine crisis: Pro-Russian rebels regroup in Donetsk July 7, 2014

    Kiev: Thousands of pro-Russian separatists on Sunday gathered at a rally in regional capital Donetsk after government forces retook some of their main strongholds in eastern Ukraine, media reports said. There were signs that rebels from Slovyansk were falling back on Donetsk to continue the resistance. Igor Girkin, the military commander...
  • Nurses vow not to go back to Iraq July 5, 2014

    Kochi: After about a month's long ordeal in the strife torn Iraq, 46 Indian nurses returned to their homeland on Saturday with most of them vowing not to go back risking their lives. "We will not go back. There is no question of going back. We are not prepared to endanger...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' review: Smart, caustic, funny, this love story will bring you to tears July 5, 2014

    Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell and Willem Dafoe Director Josh Boone 'The Fault in Our Stars', a love story between two dying teenagers, opens with a voiceover from its leading lady Shailene Woodley, promising that this isn't your typical melodrama that "sugarcoats" the hard bits or...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' tweet review: The movie deserves applause for staying faithful to the book July 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Literary works have often been used as reference point, source material for films. While many think directing a film based on a popular book is the easiest and also the most reliable way to strike a chord with the audience, not all books adapted into films have managed...
  • Photos: Did it rain right inside the Mumbai Metro? Shocked commuters tweet photos and videos of rainwater inside a train July 3, 2014

    Surprised commuters on the Mumbai Metro rail scurried for cover as water poured from an air conditioning vent into a carriage. Soon, the photos of inside a train carriage with its floor flooded and rain water still pouring from the ceiling went viral on the Internet. The DNA newspaper quoted a...