Life

  • Watch: 'Lion King' cast breaks into impromptu singing of 'Circle of Life' on a plane 08-04-2014 05:40 PM

    Australian cast member Toni Stewart captured this amazing impromptu 'Circle of Life' performance on a flight from Brisbane to Sydney. The cast had just had an amazing day at Brisbane season launch announcement. ...
  • Emily Blunt to star in Denis Villeneuve's thriller, 'Sicario' 04-04-2014 10:35 AM

    Los Angeles: 'The Devil Wears Prada' star Emily Blunt is in talks to star in Denis Villeneuve's 'Sicario'. The 31-year-old actress is lining up to star in the action thriller, reported Variety. The film will centre around a cop from Tucson, Arizona, who teams up with two mercenaries to cross...
  • Amy Adams to star in 'Story of Your Life'? 03-04-2014 03:43 PM

    Los Angeles: 'American Hustle' star Amy Adams is in talks to star in 'Story of Your Life', which is an adaptation of author Ted Chiang. The film will be directed by Denis Villeneuve from a script by Eric Heisserer. Adams will play a linguist who is recruited by the military...
  • Champion athlete Colin Jackson in India to support a cause 19-03-2014 11:08 PM

    The former 110m hurdles Olympic and world champion is in India for 'Wings of Life' run to raise funds and awareness for spinal cord injuries. ...
  • My daughter starts nursery next month. This is how she told me to let go, breathe and relax 19-03-2014 03:29 PM

    Then I would have scorned at my future self for sitting dreamily and almost romanticizing my past. It was nothing exotic. None of the cliched walking 5 kilometers to school and reading under the street lamp. But I had my share of hardships that now seem like little adventures from...
  • 'The Great Gatsby' actor Joel Edgerton joins James Dean biopic 'Life' 16-03-2014 11:16 AM

    Los Angeles: 'The Great Gatsby' actor Joel Edgerton has joined the cast of Anton Corbijn's 'Life'. The 39-year-old actor will star alongside Dane DeHaan, Robert Pattinson, Ben Kingsley and Alessandra Mastronardi in the James Dean biopic, reported Variety. The film's script was written by Luke Davies (Candy) and shooting has...
  • Court awards woman Maoist life imprisonment for killing policeman 14-03-2014 12:18 AM

    A woman Maoist was on Thursday sentenced to life imprisonment by a court here in connection with the killing of a Police Inspector in Naxal-hit Ghorabandha area in 2009. The court of Additional District Judge I Ghatsila held Shoba Munda guilty and sentenced her to life imprisonment. The police inspector,...
  • Court awards five men life imprisonment in a 2012 murder case 13-03-2014 06:59 PM

    A district court here on Thursday sentenced five persons to life imprisonment for murdering a man two years ago. Besides awarding the life term, additional district and sessions judge Ravishankar Tiwari also imposed Rs 1,000 fine on each of the five -- Bhola Singh alias Dadan Singh, Arvind Singh, Munna...
  • 4 policemen put behind bars after convict in Revati Singh murder case escapes 13-03-2014 02:08 PM

    Four policemen were arrested and send to jail after a convict, serving life term for the murder of a BJP leader's wife, escaped while being taken from jail to a court in Muzaffarnagar for hearing in a case. The policemen-- sub-inspector Jhandu Mal and constables Deepak Kumar, Ompal Singh and...
  • Father gets life imprisonment for raping 10-yr-old daughter 05-03-2014 02:45 PM

    A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping his 10-year-old daughter by a Delhi court which said his "deplorable and unthinkable acts" do not call for any leniency. "The testimony of the victim clearly brings out her plight and agony. It is noteworthy that due to the acts...
  • Undertrial Naxal serving life sentence escapes from court 03-03-2014 11:05 PM

    Two prisoners, including a hardcore Maoist serving life sentence, escaped from court premises at Ghatsila, around 45 km from Jamshedpur on Monday, a senior police officer said. CPI (Maoist)'s Phogra Munda, serving life sentence in a murder case as well as facing trial in several other cases in Ghorabandha, Shyamsunderpur...
  • 2 get 10 years imprisonment for abducting, raping girl student 22-02-2014 11:46 AM

    A local court on Saturday convictedtwo persons for abducting and raping a girl student andsentenced them to ten years of imprisonment in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District Sesssions Judge Suresh Chand Arya hasalso imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on each of the accusedRamkumar and Raj Singh after holding them guilty.The main...
  • Finns give reindeer fluorescent antler makeovers to prevent road deaths 20-02-2014 01:15 PM

    Helsinki: Rudolph the reindeer is having a glittering antler makeover - the latest attempt to halt some of the thousands of road deaths of the roaming caribou in the wilds of Finland. Anne Ollila of the Finnish Reindeer Herder's Association says the antlers of 20 reindeer have been painted with...
  • Rahul criticises Jayalalithaa's decision to free Rajiv Gandhi killers 19-02-2014 05:52 PM

    Amethi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has criticised Tamil Nadu government's decision to release the assassins of his father and former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Rahul while addressing a rally in Amethi on Wednesday expressed his displeasure over the state's decision. He said, "PM of the country was killed, I...
  • The real-life version of Flappy Bird is as hard as the iPhone game 19-02-2014 11:51 AM

    A 'Flappy Bird' IRL version made with Arduino, two servo motors, reed switch, and magnets is almost as difficult as the real game, the Eonline reported. Fawn Qiu of High Low Tech created this awesome "real-life" version of Flappy Bird. ...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life 18-02-2014 11:33 PM

    Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The lawyers have called the judgment a step in the right direction. ...
  • Has SC set wrong precedent by commuting death of Rajiv Gandhi Killers? 18-02-2014 10:31 PM

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. ...
  • SC commutes death penalty of Rajiv Gandhi killers to life imprisonment 18-02-2014 10:46 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday commuted the death penalty of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassins to life imprisonment. The death sentence has been commuted on grounds of delay in deciding their mercy plea. The judgement was delivered by a bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam, which...
  • 11 get life imprisonment in 2010 bank theft case 14-02-2014 08:13 AM

    A district court on Thursday awarded life imprisonment to 11 persons, including three women, in a case of theft of Rs 5.24 lakh from a Gramin Bank here four years ago. Additional District and Session judge Manmohan Saran Lal also imposed a penalty of Rs 10,000 on each. The 11,...
  • Dr Rajesh Gokhale wins Infosys prize for Life Sciences 06-02-2014 10:11 AM

    Dr Rajesh Gokhale, 2013 Infosys prize winner for Life Sciences, has found what could lead to a possible new cure for TB, a disease which kills one Indian every minute. ...
  • 24-year-old boy gets life term for kidnapping MP businessman, son 05-02-2014 07:38 AM

    A youth from West Bengal was on Tuesday awarded life sentence by a local court in a 2011 inter-state kidnapping case related to a Madhya Pradesh businessman and his son. Additional Sessions Judge DN Mishra found Abdul Momin guilty of criminal conspiracy and kidnapping for ransom and sent him to...
  • There is a lot to learn from Hadfield's journey to become an astronaut 03-02-2014 09:47 AM

    If you are on twitter and don't know who Chris Hadfield is, then you are doing twitter wrong. He took the social networking site by storm when he started tweeting breath-taking pictures from the space through his personal account @Cmdr_Hadfield . He is one of the most seasoned and accomplished...
  • J&K: Normal life affected as Hurriyat Conference calls for strike 31-01-2014 12:30 PM

    Normal life in Kashmir was partially affected due to a strike called by moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference to protest the army's decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case. Shops, offices and business establishments in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and surrounding areas remained closed due to the...
  • Director of private school gets life imprisonment for ruthlessly killing lady teacher 31-01-2014 08:19 AM

    The 38-year-old director of a private school in Indore was sentenced to life imprisonment on Thursday for killing a lady teacher employed in his institution. While sentencing the director, Arun Panchal under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code, the Court of Special Judge RP Sharma also ordered him to...
  • SC to hear final plea of 1993 Delhi blast convict Devinderpal Bhullar today 31-01-2014 07:42 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear in an open court the final plea of 1993 Delhi bomb blast convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar for commutation of death sentence to life imprisonment. A bench comprising Chief Justice P Sathasivam and justices R M Lodha, H L Dattu and S...
  • Life expectancy increased by 5 years in the past decade, claims UPA 27-01-2014 10:25 PM

    As the second term of the United Progressive Alliance nears its end, a data released by the government shows that the health indicators across the country have shown significant improvements in the last 10 years. According to a Press Information Bureau release, life expectancy across India has increased by 5...
  • Andaman boat tragedy: 3 people including the boat owner detained 27-01-2014 05:09 PM

    The owner of the overcrowded boat carrying 51 tourists which capsized in the Andaman and Nicobar islands was among the three persons detained on Monday even as a Union Minister said there were no life jackets and divers on board the vessel. Conflicting claims were also made on the response...
  • Photo: A transparent fish? Fisherman in New Zealand catches mysterious creature from ocean 22-01-2014 01:16 PM

    A New Zealand fisherman was left awestruck when he caught a see-through, shrimp-like creature that was swimming near the surface of the ocean. Stewart Fraser spotted the translucent 'shrimp' 43 miles north off the North Island's Karikari Peninsula when he had gone fishing with his two sons Conaugh and Finn....
  • DMK welcomes SC order commuting death sentence 21-01-2014 11:57 PM

    Chennai: DMK today welcomed Supreme Court commuting the death sentence of four aides of forest brigand Veerappan. "I welcome it," said DMK Treasurer and party chief M Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin when reporters asked him about the apex court ruling. The Supreme Court has given life term to 15 death...