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  • Government women employees can get two-year leave for child care: SC 16-04-2014 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that a woman employee of central government can get uninterrupted leave for two years for child care, which also includes needs like examination and sickness. A bench of justices SJ Mukhopadhaya and V Gopala Gowda set aside the order of Calcutta High...
  • Madras HC upholds EC decision to hide AIADMK symbol on buses 25-03-2014 11:13 AM

    Chennai: The Madras High court has upheld the Election Commission's decision to conceal the two leaves symbol on mini buses plying across the state capital. The decision came after a petition was filed by DMK treasurer MK Stalin demanding that the two leaves symbol on mini buses and pictures of...
  • UP government approves proposal for tiger reserve in Pilibhit 26-02-2014 11:21 PM

    Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday approved the proposal for establishing a tiger reserve in Pilibhit for conservation of the feline. The decision in this regard was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, an official release said in Lucknow. The cabinet also approved expansion of National...
  • Ukraine: President Viktor Yanukovich goes on sick leave in midst of political crisis 31-01-2014 12:09 PM

    Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich went on sick leave on Thursday after a bruising session of parliament, leaving a political vacuum in a country threatened with bankruptcy and destabilised by anti-government protests. The 63-year-old president appears increasingly isolated in a crisis born of a tug-of-war between the West and Ukraine's former...
  • Sanjay Dutt leaves Yerwada jail after getting 30 days parole 21-12-2013 12:56 PM

    Pune: Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt on Saturday left Yerwada jail in Pune as he was granted granted parole by the Pune police in the 1993 bomb blasts case. The actor was granted parole on grounds of his wife's illness. However, a controversy had arisen after media reports showed his wife...
  • Happiness more important than cricket, Harmison tells Trott 26-11-2013 03:26 PM

    Having gone through a similar ordeal, former England paceman Steve Harmison would prefer to see troubled batsman Jonathan Trott quit cricket and be happy rather than play and suffer. A day after England were thrashed in the first Ashes Test against Australia by 381 runs, Trott walked out of the...
  • Jonathan Trott leaves Ashes tour with 'stress illness' 25-11-2013 02:00 PM

    Brisbane: England batsman Jonathan Trott has left the team's Ashes tour of Australia with a stress-related illness, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Monday. "Trott will take a break from cricket for the foreseeable future and will take no further part in the tour," the ECB said...
  • Eden Gardens to gift Sachin Tendulkar 199 golden leaves: report 31-10-2013 03:40 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) is not leaving anything to chance to make Sachin Tendulkar's last and 199th Test at the Eden Gardens a memorable occasion, and topping the list of preparations is a special memento of one-feet silver banyan tree loaded with 199 golden leaves - The...
  • Travel bills scam: CBI probes 9 Rajya Sabha MPs 29-08-2013 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: Armed with documents pointing to large-scale irregularities, the CBI on Thursday began its probe into the alleged involvement of nine Rajya Sabha MPs and Central government employees in the inflated travel bills scam. Two days after CNN-IBN revealed the details of the scam, the CBI is examining the...
  • News 360: Nine Rajya Sabha MPs involved in inflated LTC claim scam 27-08-2013 11:50 PM

    The Indian bureaucracy may be bracing itself for another massive scam and this time it is centred on Leave Travel Concession. ...
  • Nine Rajya Sabha MPs involved in inflated travel bills scam: Sources 27-08-2013 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian bureaucracy may be bracing itself for another massive scam and this time it is centred on Leave Travel Concession. It was first reported by Times of India, but CNN-IBN has now got specific details on how the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has found gross irregularities in...
  • Delhi government employees go on mass leave to press for reforms in pay structure 13-08-2013 12:37 AM

    Delhi: Around 1,000 Delhi government employees on Monday went on mass casual leave and held protests before the Secretariat over their long-standing demand of removing anomalies in their pay structure. Representatives of Delhi Administration Subordinate Service also met Chief Secretary DM Spolia and submitted a memorandum demanding immediate resolution of...
  • Delhi govt employees go on mass leave to press for demands 12-08-2013 11:24 PM

    Around 1,000 Delhi government employees on Monday went on mass casual leave and held protests before the Secretariat over their long-standing demand of removing anomalies in their pay structure. Representatives of Delhi Administration Subordinate Service also met Chief Secretary D M Spolia and submitted a memorandum demanding immediate resolution of...
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram 25-07-2013 01:31 PM

    Rahul Ram is super-busy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire red-bandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • TN SSLC results declared, 89 pc pass the examination 01-06-2013 09:56 AM

    Chennai: The SSLC (Class X ) results were announced in Tamil Nadu on Friday, with a pass percentage of 89 per cent being registered and nine girls from different districts topping the list. The girls secured 498/500 marks while the number of students scoring centum in Mathematics and Science registered...
  • Government defers national policy for domestic workers 17-05-2013 03:15 AM

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday deferred a proposal on giving domestic workers the right over minimum wages, paid leave and regulated working hours under a national policy. The national policy for domestic workers, which would benefit over 6.4 million domestic workers, was slated to be taken up by the...
  • Yahoo expands paid maternity, paternity benefits 01-05-2013 10:10 AM

    San Francisco: Yahoo Inc has increased the amount of paid leave new parents can take, bringing the Internet company closer to the policies of some of its Silicon Valley peers from which it hopes to lure engineers. The new policy marks the latest move by Chief Executive Marissa Mayer, who...
  • Indian professionals oppose new UK visa move 07-11-2011 05:36 PM

    London: A leading organisation espousing the cause of Indian and non-EU professionals has strongly opposed the recommendation of a key committee that the salary threshold for professionals seeking to permanently settle in the UK be raised considerably. Raising the threshold as recommended by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) will make...
  • Pandya case: CBI to give presentation to Home Min 04-09-2011 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI will be giving a presentation to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on its proposal to file a Special Leave Petition in Supreme Court challenging the acquittal of 12 people in the murder of former Gujarat Home Minister Haren Pandya in 2003. Sources in the agency said...
  • Nicolas Cage arrested for public drunkenness 17-04-2011 09:16 AM

    New Orleans: Actor Nicolas Cage was arrested after he got drunk in the city's French Quarter and argued in the street with his wife over whether a house they were in front of was theirs, police said on Saturday. The couple was in front of a home that Cage insisted...
  • People leaving Japan over fears of radiation 16-03-2011 09:28 PM

    Many people are leaving Japan over fears of radiation and its not just tourists. ...
  • Women more likely to take sick leaves 23-01-2011 03:14 PM

    London: They may not agree with this, but a new survey has found that women are more likely than men to take sick leaves and even give embarrassing excuses. The research found that employees were more likely to take an unwarranted day off this month than at any other time...
  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs to go on medical leave 17-01-2011 09:50 PM

    New York: Apple's iconic chief Steve Jobs, a survivor of pancreatic cancer, on Monday said he would be going on medical leave of absence. "At my request, the board of directors has granted me a medical leave of absence so I can focus on my health. I will continue as...
  • Adarsh scam: Maha info chief submits leave plea 05-01-2011 12:29 PM

    Mumbai: Maharashtra Information Commissioner Ramanand Tiwari, whose son owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh Housing Society here, has submitted his leave application to the Governor, amid demand by the opposition for his ouster. "Tiwari had submitted leave application to the Governor, who is yet to take any decision on...
  • Unlimited paid vacation, a new concept 17-10-2010 11:00 AM

    The concept of unlimited paid vacation is actually being tried out at some forward-thinking companies. ...
  • Write your own reviews: Leaving Home

    Rajeev Masand says Leaving Home reaches out of the screen and touches you. What do you say? Write your own reviews and win prizes. ...
  • Masand: 'Leaving Home' touches you 02-04-2010 10:25 PM

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  • Leaving Home: the story of Indian Ocean 02-04-2010 03:26 PM

    The film talks about the band member's trial and tribulation, struggle and survival. ...
  • Indian Ocean back with Leaving Home 02-04-2010 08:15 AM

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