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  • Weekend Reading List: From the history of sex.com to 300 awesome free things Yesterday

    The weekend's almost here and you might want to utilise the time you have on hand productively. What better than reading? We have shortlisted a selection of technology-related articles that could make your weekend a little more worthwhile. The history of sex.com, the most contested domain on the Internet: Sex...
  • Censor board withholds the list of objectionable words that was issued few days back 5 days ago

    Mumbai: The central board of film certification has put on hold the list of 28 objectionable words that were issued by the chairman recently. Reports suggest that many board members disagreed with the chairman's move. One member showed examples of award winning books which have cuss words in them to argue...
  • Aditya Narayan finds CBFC's taboo-word list offensive; says it's an attack on freedom of speech and expression 1 week ago

    Vadodara, Feb 21 (PTI) Music composer and singer Aditya Narayan feels that Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)'s ban on use of certain words in the films is an attack on the freedom of speech and expression. The list of 28 words which was leaked to the media recently has drawn...
  • Arvind Kejriwal correctly enrolled in voters' list: Election Commission February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kerjiwal is correctly enrolled in the voters' list for the upcoming Assembly polls in the national capital, the Election Commission told the Delhi High Court. The poll body made the submission before the bench of Justice Vibhu Bakhru, which had on Monday sought its response on...
  • Oscars 2015: The full list of nominations January 15, 2015

    Stephen Hawking's biopic 'Theory Of Everything', Wes Anderson's 'The Grand Budapest Hotel', Linklater's 'Boyhood' won maximum nominations at the Oscars 2015. Here is the full list of nominatons. ...
  • Jennifer Aniston doesn't find divorce from Brad Pitt painful January 5, 2015

    Los Angeles: Jennifer Aniston has revealed that she did not find the divorce from ex-husband Brad Pitt painful. Aniston, 45, who is now engaged to actor Justin Theroux, was married to Pitt for close to five years, reported Us magazine. "I don't find it painful. I think it's a narrative that...
  • Azim Premji tops list of philanthropists by donating over Rs 12,000 crore in 1.5 years January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Wipro founder Azim Premji topped the list of the philanthropists as he donated over Rs 12,000 crore of his personal wealth in one and a half years. The 69-year-old Bengaluru-based industralist once again proved to be world's most generous person as donated as much Rs 12,316 crore of...
  • Congress declares first list of candidates for Delhi assembly elections January 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Breaking with past practice, Congress today released its first list of 24 candidates for Delhi Assembly polls repeating all its eight MLAs and 12 others who were runner-ups in the 2013 Assembly election in which the party had suffered a setback. Usually the Congress list comes during the nomination...
  • Salman Khan tops Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Amitabh, Shah Rukh, Deepika feature in top ten December 12, 2014

    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...