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  • Australian actor Chris Hemsworth named 'sexiest man alive' by People magazine 4 days ago

    New York: People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth the "Sexiest Man Alive" of 2014, cheering the Australian actor's rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the "Thor" films. Hemsworth, who also starred as Formula One racer James Hunt in the Ron Howard-directed "Rush" and the "Star Trek" reboots, was unveiled as...
  • Don't consider government's flexibility as weakness: Nepal's PM Sushil Koirala November 10, 2014

    Kathmandu: Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Monday asked the Maoists not to hinder the process of drafting the new Constitution, saying the government's flexibility on the issue should not be seen as its weakness. "Do not take the flexibility shown by the Nepali Congress-led government as its weakness," said Koirala,...
  • 'If I lift this, will I get to rule Asgard?' Iron Man, Captain America, Hawkeye try to lift Thor's hammer in this new 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' teaser October 29, 2014

    In a casual conversation over beer, this bunch of superheroes tries to move Thor's hammer, which 'only the worthy' can lift. "It's a trick," mutters, Hawkeye, as all the superheroes try and fail to lift the hammer. But Captain America manages to move it an inch, which Thor finds disturbing.'Avengers:...
  • Indian man reunited with family after 40 years in Dubai October 23, 2014

    Dubai: An Indian man, who had disappeared from his hometown in Kerala nearly 40 years ago, has been found by his family at a hospital in Dubai in the UAE, a newspaper report said. Now in his 60s, Abdulla Punathil Usman has been working as a cook in an Arab national's...
  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer: James Spader is a terrifying Ultron; Robert Downey Jr's Iron Man debuts the 'Hulkbuster Suit' October 23, 2014

    "I'm gonna show you something beautiful," says James Spader as the ruthless, metallic Ultron. The camera then pans to people staring in dismay at destruction, buildings collapsing, Hulk, sitting down, hugging his knees.The first look at Marvel's highly-anticipated sequel to 'The Avengers' is darker than its predecessor.Fans of 'Avengers: Age...
  • Man paralaysed from waist down, walks again after 4 years October 22, 2014

    In a medical miracle in Poland, a man who was paralysed from waist down after being stabbed repeatedly four years ago is able to walk again. This after doctors transplanted cells from his nasal cavity to rebuild his spinal chord. Doctors said that the man would be able to resume...
  • Robert Downey Jr joins 'Captain America 3' cast October 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. is reportedly set to reprise his "Iron Man" role in the upcoming 'Captain America 3'. The Oscar nominee is in final negotiations to bring billionaire Tony Stark and his superhero alter ego to the big screen once again for the third installment of the franchise,...
  • US court gives death to Indian man for killing baby, her grandmother October 15, 2014

    Pennsylvania: A man from India who said he'd rather accept the death penalty than sit through arguments over his fate after being convicted of killing a baby and her grandmother from India was sentenced to die on Tuesday. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported that jurors agreed on the death penalty for Raghunandan...
  • EC clears Modi's radio address, says no poll code violation October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission (EC) on Friday set aside the Congress's charges that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's radio address on October 3 had violated the model code of conduct. The poll panel ruled that the PM's speech on All India Radio had not violated any election-related rules. The Congress on...
  • Bhopal: Man accused under Arms act, dragged to court in chains by police October 5, 2014

    Bhopal: In a shocking incident of police brutality in Bhopal, a man accused under the Arms act was dragged in chains to a district court. The accused was allegedly caught with a sword by the Gandhi Nagar police on Friday night. Police, however, defended its actions saying the man was a habitual...
  • PM Modi to connect with people through radio on October 3 September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will connect with the people through radio on Friday when he will share his thoughts on a variety of issues. While deciding to reach out to the people through radio, Modi had sought suggestions from the public on the format as well as frequency...
  • PM Modi's radio address may dominate broadcasting space September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first radio address, to be carried on October 3 on All India Radio, may dominate the entire broadcasting space as audio and visuals could be provided to all FM and community radio stations as well as news and current affairs TV channels. Officials said...
  • Alibaba founder Jack Ma becomes China's richest man September 23, 2014

    Beijing: Riding the crest of the world's biggest IPO, Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, has become the richest man in China with a fortune of US dollar 24.4 billion, according to an annual list of the country's wealthiest people on Tuesday. Ma, 50, took top spot in the annual...
  • Man jumps over fence at White House, sparks evacuation September 20, 2014

    Washington: Much of the White House was evacuated on Friday after someone jumped over the fence and ran toward the executive mansion, minutes after President Barack Obama had departed. Video from the scene showed a man making it most of the way across the North Lawn and approaching the main entrance...
  • The terrible hypocrisy faced by monsters in Indian cinema: End the impossible body image set by Hollywood. All 'creatures' are beautiful September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: It is the dead of night. You have just finished watching that episode of the latest season of 'American Horror Story' on your laptop. There's a slight nip in the air, it is September after all. You switch off the lights, and pull the sheets to cover you. Just...
  • Rare copy of 1st Superman comic book fetches USD 3.2 million August 26, 2014

    New York: A rare copy of Action Comics #1 that introduced Earth to Superman has become the world's most expensive comic book, selling for a whopping US $3.2 million. The 1938 book in which the superhero first appeared initially cost 10 cents. When Darren Adams decided to put his incredibly rare,...
  • Watch: This man just raised the bar for best men all over the world with his hilarious best man's speech set to Frozen's 'Let It Go' August 21, 2014

    Joey Boye has just raised the bar for groomsmen all over the world with a best man speech that has gone viral. The 27yearold wrote a hilarious speech titled 'Best Man Joe' and set to viral hit 'Let it go' from Disney's 'Frozen' for his best friend Dominic Clarke's wedding...
  • Suspected criminal shot at by a man over personal enmity August 20, 2014

    A suspected criminal was allegedly shot at by a man over an old personal enmity in Dausa district in Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. 28yearold Sagar Meena was caught by one Santosh Meena and five others over some old personal enmity in the Amberkar Nagar area in Jaipur on Tuesday night....
  • Man stabs wife to death over a family discord August 17, 2014

    A man allegedly stabbed his wife to death over a family discord in Kotwali area in Pilibhit, police said on Sunday. Satish and Vimla Devi got married three years back, police said, adding, due to some differences, Vimla had left Satish and was living with her parents. Apparently agitated over this, Satish...
  • Resident doctors call off strike after assurance of proper security arrangements August 8, 2014

    Resident doctors of Sawai Man Singh government hospital here on Friday called off their strike after assurance of proper security arrangements by the hospital administration. The residents went on strike yesterday after attendant of a patient allegedly manhandled a resident doctor. They demanded action against the attendant and appropriate security so that...
  • 35yearold man arrested for attempting to rape a 3yearold August 8, 2014

    A 35yearold man allegedly tried to rape a threeyearold girl in the Sahibabad area in Ghaziabad, police said on Thursday. According to police, the accused, identified as one Manoj Kumar of Saheed Nagar colony, has been arrested for allegedly trying to rape the infant girl. The girl was playing outside her house...
  • Irrfan Khan: It's time we start inspiring world cinema August 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Irrfan Khan, who has made his presence felt in Hollywood with some big projects, feels the time has come when Indian films and filmmakers start inspiring the world with their talent and stories. "We keep looking to Hollywood cinema for inspirations. But I feel, it is time that we...
  • Manchester United believe in the Van Gaal way: Juan Mata August 6, 2014

    Miami: Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata says the team has shown during their preseason tour of the United States that they believe in the new system introduced by Dutch coach Louis van Gaal. United wrapped up their US tour with a 31 win over rivals Liverpool in the International Champions...
  • A female superhero movie in SpiderMan universe? August 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: After Marvel's introduced a female Thor, Sony is reportedly planning to create a woman superhero movie to add to its 'SpiderMan' universe. The studio pushed back the release of 'The Amazing SpiderMan 3' by two years. The gap will now be filled by 'The Sinister Six' in 2016. Lisa...
  • Man electrocuted while withdrawing money from ATM on outskirts of Delhi August 2, 2014

    New Delhi: A man was electrocuted on Saturday while he was withdrawing money from ATM. The incident took place in Holambi Kala village on the outskirts of Delhi. The pole outside the ATM was exposed due to the rain leading to the electrocution. Locals are on a dharna demanding action against the...
  • Court finds man guilty of raping 92yearold woman July 31, 2014

    A 26yearold man has been found guilty of raping a 92yearold woman by a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District and Sessions Judge Shyam Kumar on Wednesday held the accused Mantu guilty of committing the crime under section 376 (rape) of the IPC. The quantum of sentence is yet to be...
  • UAE: Indian returns lost purse filled with money July 29, 2014

    Dubai: In a heartening show of honesty, an Indian expatriate returned a purse containing 25,000 dirhams (around $6,800) and vital documents to an Italian woman who lost it on the roadside in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), media reported. Rasheed Pericheri, 36, took it upon himself to return the lost purse...
  • 'AntMan' cast revealed: Lilly, Douglas, Rudd July 27, 2014

    San Diego: The "AntMan" cast is set. Paul Rudd was previously revealed as the tiny title superhero. But at Marvel's ComicCon panel Saturday, Evangeline Lilly confirmed she'll play Hope Pym. Michael Douglas plays her dad, Dr. Hank Pym. And Corey Stoll is set to play the villain Darren Cross, also known...