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  • 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...
  • DU admissions: First cutoff list out; 98.2 pc in SRCC, Ramjas 97.5 pc June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: After a week long delay, the Delhi University on Monday released its first cutoff list. Setting the benchmark, Sri Ram College of Commerce and Ramjas College of Delhi University today were among the first to announce their cutoffs for admission to courses under threeyear format with the bar...
  • Delhi University first cutoff list to be out today June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The first cutoff list of the Delhi University will be out on Monday after the university agreed to revert to the threeyear course, scrapping the FourYear Undergraduate Programme, as desired by the University Grants Commission. The admissions to the university will start from Tuesday. However, even as there is...
  • Delhi University admissions to begin from July 1 June 28, 2014

    Scenes of celebrations starkly juxtaposed with cries of protesters outside Delhi University. On the one hand there are lakhs of DU aspirants relieved as cut off list is likely to be released on June 30th. While on the other hand the University's decision to scrap BTech and BMS courses from...
  • Students caught in DUUGC crossfire over 4year course, admissions delayed June 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The University Grants Commission and Delhi University are in an open war over the Fouryear undergraduate programme. Caught in the crossfire are students with 36 colleges deciding at the last minute not to issue their first cutoff lists till the crisis is resolved. On the eve of the first...
  • Delhi tops list for fatal road accidents June 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi tops the list among cities in the country in terms of fatal road accidents with five people four of whom are pedestrians and twowheeler riders losing their lives every day, a report by Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) revealed on Monday. The report pointed...
  • Government mulls bringing cancer, AIDS drugs under price control May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Drug prices regulator NPPA is looking at bringing medicines used for treating diseases such as cancer, AIDS and malaria under the price control mechanism. The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority met recently to consider ways of bringing medicines, which are not covered by the list of essential drugs, under...
  • Top 10 new species for 2014 includes an appealing carnivorous mammal, 12metretall tree hiding in plain sight May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: From the approximately 18,000 new species named during the previous year, an international committee of taxonomists and related experts selected the top 10 that includes an appealing carnivorous mammal, a 12metretall tree that has been hiding in plain sight and a sea anemone that lives under an Antarctic...
  • Beyonce Knowles, Rihanna feature in Maxim Hot 100 list May 20, 2014

    London: Pop stars Beyonce Knowles, Rihanna and Shakira have all landed spots in the Maxim Hot 100 list. Editors at the men's magazine have started to unveil the faces who appear on the list. Rihanna is at the 11th spot, Beyonce comes in at 21 while Shakira sits at 38. The singers along...
  • Read: The full list of Lok Sabha MPs May 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Modiled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has swept the Lok Sabha elections. The saffron party won a clear majority, sweeping 282 of 543 seats, ten seats more than the halfway mark required to form government. The party's coalition, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA), won 336 seats. This was the...
  • No Indian varsity in top10 of Asian ranking list; IITD at No. 38 May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: No Indian university features among the top 10 varsities in Asia in the latest QS university rankings with IIT Delhi securing the best standing for an Indian institution at the 38th position on the list. In all, 10 Indian institutions have found a place in the rankings, which was...
  • PIL to be filed over missing names in Mumbai voter list today April 28, 2014

    Mumbai: A PIL is likely to be filed on Monday by Mumbaibased lawyer Mohan Jaykar seeking investigation into missing names on the voter list in Mumbai. A campaign 'I am a deleted voter' has been started and affidavits collected through the campaign will be produced to back the PIL. The...
  • Cyrus speaks to disappointed voters who couldn't cast their votes April 27, 2014

    After much debate over the maximum city's dismal voter turnout in the past, Mumbai on Friday finally recorded a medium turnout of 53 per cent. However, thousands people returned home without casting their votes as their names were not on the voters list. A PIL will be filed on Monday...
  • Cyrus Broacha in conversation with voters at a Mumbai booth April 27, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, Cyrus Broacha visits a polling booth in South Mumbai on voting day and takes some voters with their issues. ...