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  • Salman Khan tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Amitabh, Shah Rukh, Deepika feature in top ten 1 week ago

    Salman Khan has just beaten friend and colleague Shah Rukh Khan and become the top celebrity of 2014 in a list by Forbes India. The 'Dabangg' actor has had two big releases in 2014 - 'Jai Ho' and 'Kick' and both have faired well at the Box Office which has...
  • One Direction, Iggy Azalea shine at 2014 American Music Awards November 24, 2014

    One Direction won three honors at the American Music Awards, including artist of the year over powerhouse acts like Beyonce and Luke Bryan, while breakthrough newcomer Iggy Azalea beat out heavyweights Eminem and Drake in the rap categories. Katy Perry, who was absent from Sunday's award show because of her world...
  • Who packed giraffes on a military plane for delivery to Qatar? Interpol releases a wildlife trafficking Most Wanted list November 23, 2014

    Nairobi, Kenya: Have you seen a man who loaded live giraffes into a Tanzanian military plane for delivery to Qatar? If so Interpol would like to speak with you. The international police agency Interpol recently began a Most Wanted campaign of suspects who have carried out such environmental crimes as wildlife...
  • Selfie stick makes to the Time magazine's list of 25 best inventions of 2014 November 22, 2014

    Washington: The selfie stick that facilitates your capturing a selfie from an angle of your choice by positioning your smartphone beyond the arms' reach has made it to the Time magazine's list of 25 best inventions of 2014. "If 2013 was the year in which selfie became a buzzword, then 2014...
  • Congress's guest list influenced by its depleting fortunes: BJP November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party, which was left out of a conference on Jawaharlal Nehru organised by the Congress, on Monday took a swipe at the opposition party wondering if their guest list was influenced by its "depleting fortunes" as even those who rejected Nehru's politics were a part...
  • Delhi Assembly elections: AAP releases first list of 22 candidates, includes controversial Somnath Bharti's name November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party released its first list of candidates for the Delhi Assembly elections with controversial former law minister Somnath Bharti's name figuring in it. Besides Bharti, three other former ministers Saurabh Bhardwaj, Satyendra Jain and Girish Soni have been fielded again. Somnath Bharti was embroiled in an escalating...
  • Cabinet expansion: List of newly-inducted ministers November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded his Council of Ministers with 21 ministers taking oath on Sunday. Three BJP leaders and a Shiv Sena leader were inducted as Cabinet ministers while the rest 17 were sworn-in as MoS. Here is the full list of new ministers: Cabinet ministers: Manohar...
  • Congress releases list of candidates for Jammu and Kashmir polls November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Salman Anees Soz, son of President of the Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee Saifuddin Soz, figured in the list of the 23 Congress candidates for the Assembly polls, announced by the party tonight. The US-educated Salman has been fielded from Baramullah, a segment of the Lok Sabha constituency...
  • Congress declares first list of candidates for Jharkhand Assembly elections November 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress on Saturday declared its first list of candidates nominated for the upcoming Assembly elections in Jharkhand scheduled to be held later in November. Rajesh Ranjan will be contesting from Mahgama constituency in Godda district, Sarfraz Ahmad from Gandey, Rajinder Prasad Singh from Bermo, KN Tripathi from Daltonganj,...
  • Black money details shared under tax treaty can't be shared even with courts: Swiss govenment October 31, 2014

    New Delhi/Berne: Amid a debate on disclosure of names of suspected black money holders, Switzerland Thursday said information exchanged under Swiss-India tax treaty cannot be disclosed "in principle" to a court or any other body outside the proceedings of a 'specific and relevant' case. The comments come at a time when...
  • 20 Keralites in Arabian Business '100 Indian Power List' October 28, 2014

    Dubai: As many as 20 entrepreneurs and professionals from Kerala have been named in the annual list of 100 powerful Indians in the Gulf countries with people from the southern state also bagging the top two positions. The 'Indian Power List', published by Arabian Business, a leading business magazine, has also...
  • University of Mumbai beats New York University, MIT in producing billionaires October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The University of Mumbai has beaten prestigious varsities like the New York University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in producing maximum number of billionaires, according to Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2014. Mumbai University is the only Indian university to feature in the list and is amongst...
  • Voter list confusion: As Assembly polls near, EC on overdrive to avoid Lok Sabha elections fiasco October 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Lakhs of eligible voters were disenfranchised in the last Lok Sabha elections when they found their names missing from the voters list. Their anger, and sheer helplessness not only gave birth to a social media campaign but also forced a red faced Election Commission to apologise and assure the...
  • Maharashtra elections: Congress releases second list of candidates September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: After parting ways with the Nationalist Congress Party, Congress has released its second list of 143 candidates for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls that includes senior leader Shivajirao Moghe and other top leaders in the state. The party released the list late Friday night. PCC spokesman Sachin Sawant...
  • France wants Libyan jihadists on UN blacklist September 26, 2014

    United Nations: France wants the UN Security Council to add Libyan Islamist group Ansar al-Sharia to its terror list, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said declaring Libya a "terrorist powderkeg." Active in Libya's second city Benghazi, Ansar al-Sharia is already on the US terror list and the Libyan parliament has also labelled...
  • India home to 100 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest, Adani biggest gainer, ranks 11 in Forbes list September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The latest Forbes rich list has thrown in big surprises for India. According to the list, India is now home to 100 billionaires. Reliance Industries Limited chief Mukesh Ambani remains the richest Indian. However, the biggest leap in wealth is for the founder and Chairman of Adani Group,...
  • 16 names added to UN's al-Qaida sanctions list September 24, 2014

    United Nations: A UN Security Council committee has added 16 names to its al-Qaida sanctions list, including one with ties to the Islamic State group. Additions came after the council approved a resolution expanding the list's scope to include people affiliated with the extremist group that has taken over a...
  • Eight Indians in Fortune list of powerful AsiaPacific women September 21, 2014

    New York: As many as eight Indian women, led by ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar, have made it to the Fortune list of 25 most powerful women "shaping the new world order" in the AsiaPacific region. Kochhar, ranked highest among Indian women, has been ranked second across the region, while three...
  • Asian Games 2014: Complete list of Indian athletes September 10, 2014

    Ending days of suspense over the Asian Games contingent, the government cleared a 679member squad that will represent India in the 17th edition of the event to be held in Incheon, South Korea, from 19 September to 4 October. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Youth Affairs...
  • Avani Davda, the only Indian in Fortune's list of groundbreaking women in food world September 4, 2014

    New York: Tata Starbucks CEO Avani Davda is the only Indian featured in Fortune and Food & Wine's list of 25 "most groundbreaking" women who are changing the way people eat and think about food. Davda, ranked 13 on the 'The Most Innovative Women in Food and Drink' list, leads the...
  • Malaysia Airlines renames bucket list promotion September 4, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia Airlines has renamed a promotional competition asking people what activities and destinations are on their "bucket list" after acknowledging it was inappropriate given the two deadly disasters it has suffered this year. A bucket list is a term used by some Englishspeakers to describe a list of adventures...
  • India slips to 71st rank in global competitiveness list September 3, 2014

    Geneva/New Delhi: Weighed down by challenging economic conditions for most part of the past year, India has slipped to the 71st position the lowest among BRICS countries in an annual global competitiveness list, where Switzerland remains on top. The annual list, released on Wednesday by Genevabased World Economic...
  • Peekaboo: Have you seen these 18 horror, scifi movies? July 26, 2014

    If you're a fan of Edgar Allen Poe, Bram Stoker or Mary Shelley, among others, you'll have realised that there's nothing more fun than sitting alone in a dark room, surrounding yourself with pillows, covering yourself in blanket and watching a really scary movie. It gets even better when you...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Pizza', 'Begin Again' and 'Amit Sahni Ki List' July 19, 2014

    In this episode of Now Showing, CNN IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews 'Pizza', 'Begin Again' and 'Amit Sahni Ki List'. ...
  • 'Amit Sahni Ki List' review: Fresh, enjoyable but falls short due to director's conservative thinking July 18, 2014

    Cast: Vir Das, Vega Tamotia, Kavi Shastri, Natasha Rastogi, Anindita Nayar Director: Ajay Bhuyan 'Amit Sahni Ki List', there's a reason I'm deeply suspicious of Bollywood romcoms; they tend to start off promisingly but almost always lose direction around the halfway mark. The quirky humor you enjoyed so much vanishes shortly after...
  • 'Amit Sahni Ki List' tweet review: Predictable in parts but a feel good film July 18, 2014

    We all have lists in life. And we try to put as many ticks on those lists in our lifetime. But is it okay if a person you meet in your life appeals to you but does not really match your list? Funny man Vir Das comes up with his own...
  • Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister in the list of PDP candidates July 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and former J&K bank Chairman Haseeb A Drabu are in the list of 11 candidates released by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the forthcoming assembly elections in the state. Sayeed will seek reelection from the Anantnag assembly segment while...
  • Slight decrease in second cutoff list: Delhi University July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The second cutoff list for admissions to Delhi University undergraduate programme was released on Thursday, with only a slight decrease in percentages and some colleges even declaring admissions closed. Besides honours course in geography, Kirori Mal College closed admissions for all other courses. The cutoff for geography only seen...
  • Vegetarian actress Vega Tamotia accidentally eats nonveg pasta on the sets of 'Amit Sahni Ki List' July 1, 2014

    Actress Vega Tamotia, who will be seen making her acting debut opposite Vir Das in upcoming romcom 'Amit Sahni Ki List', had a shock on the very first day of the shoot when the vegetarian actress ended up tasting nonveg pasta. Sources attached to the unit reveal that for her...