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  • New Tata GenX Nano likely to be launched in May-June 18 hours 37 minutes ago

    The Tata Nano has always grabbed eyeballs, for reasons both good and bad. Positioned as a car for the masses, the Nano never really took off the way it was expected to. Tata, however, continues to inject fresh life into this product and come May-June 2015, it is believed that...
  • Live: Should donate one month's salary to the people of Nepal, says Mulayam Singh 23 hours 32 minutes ago

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh is likely to make a statement on Nepal in Lok Sabha on Monday. The long-pending Bill on Goods and Services Tax (GST), moved in the Lok Sabha amid stiff resistance by several Opposition parties, would also be taken up for consideration and passing. ...
  • UPSC recommends 105 more candidates for civil services 2 days ago

    New Delhi: As many as 105 candidates, who were put on a reserve list, have been declared qualified for the civil services examination 2013 by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). A total of 1,122 candidates were declared qualified by the UPSC for the 2013 examination in order of merit for appointment...
  • Two injured in Bihar earthquake, CM Nitish Kumar cuts short visit to Delhi 2 days ago

    Patna: Two persons were injured in the high intensity earthquake in different parts of Bihar, prompting Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to cut short his visit to New Delhi. Two persons were injured in Samastipur and Bhagalpur districts respectively in a rush to run out from their houses during the quake which...
  • World War II-era bomb found in US college campus, detonated by military 3 days ago

    Wrightstown: The ground shook near a New Jersey military base as an explosives team detonated a 500-pound (225-kilogram) World War II-era bomb that had been found on the campus of a community college. The unexploded ordnance was taken to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst. It had been discovered during excavation for a...
  • Twitter's new feature Highlights creates a summary of the best tweets for you 3 days ago

    London: Inundated with hashtags, re-tweets and favourites? Now you can sift through them and find the important ones easily, thanks to a new Twitter feature. Called 'Highlights', the feature rolled out very recently by the microblogging site is aimed at helping users sift through the large number of tweets on their...
  • Ashutosh urges leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh 3 days ago

    AAP leader Ashutosh on Friday urged BJP leaders not to play politics over the death of Gajendra Singh. Earlier in the day, Arvind Kejriwal apologized for not calling off the event and admitted that his making a speech was a 'mistake'. ...
  • New Delhi DM flays police for refusing to join Gajendra Singh suicide probe, says it's against law 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The New Delhi District Magistrate on Thursday criticised the Delhi Police over its refusal to join the probe into the Rajasthan farmer Gajendra Singh suicide case. In a strongly worded letter, the DM asked Deputy Commissioner of Police and SHO to provide all case related information and documents...
  • AAP to give Rs 10 lakh as compensation to Gajendra Singh's family 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party announced on Thursday a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to farmer Gajendra Singh's family who killed himself at a party rally on Wednesday. Making the announcement, Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh said that his party activists tried but failed to save Gajendra Singh...
  • Not politicising the issue, only expressing solidarity: Ajay Maken on farmer suicide 4 days ago

    Demanding an enquiry into farmer Gajendra Singh's suicide, Congress President Ajay Maken said that the party was not politicising the issue but was only showing their concern. "By visiting the hospital we have only expressed our solidarity to the farmers," said Maken. ...
  • Gajendra's brother seeks action against AAP leaders, says Manish Sisodia invited him for AAP rally 4 days ago

    New Delhi: While the blame game between political parties is underway, Gajendra Singh's brother on Thursday demanded action to be taken against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders immediately. Accusing AAP and the other leaders present at the AAP rally at Jantar Mantar on Wednesday for his brother's death, he said...
  • Delhi Police submits report to Home Ministry, sends team to Gajendra's village 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday submitted a detailed report to Home Minister Rajnath Singh in connection with the farmer's suicide at an AAP rally while a Crime Branch team which is probing the case has been sent to the village of the deceased in Rajasthan. "We have submitted a...
  • Indian designer Wendell Rodricks' creation showcased at AIFW makes its way to a New York museum 4 days ago

    New York: Indian fashion designer Wendell Rodricks' 30 metre net panels, built on a silver lycra swimsuit, has made its way to a New York museum. Valerie Steele, director and author at the Museum at Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, and curators Ariele Elia and Elizabeth Way picked out Rodricks'...
  • New Zealand Prime Minister apologises over ponytail bullying claim 5 days ago

    Wellington: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on Wednesday apologised to a waitress who accused him of acting like a "schoolyard bully" by repeatedly pulling her ponytail on visits to her cafe. The unnamed Auckland waitress made the allegation in an anonymous column on left-wing website thedailyblog.co.nz, saying the conservative leader's...
  • Sachin Pilot slams AAP after farmer commits suicide at AAP rally 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Calling it an unfortunate incident, Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Wednesday said that a farmer committing suicide at a public place and that too where a political rally had been organised is a matter of great shame. Sachin Pilot was reacting to the suicide by a farmer Gajendra Singh...
  • Farmer attempts suicide at AAP anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi 5 days ago

    New Delhi: A farmer attempted suicide by hanging himself from a tree at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) anti-Land Bill rally at Jantar Mantar in Delhi on Wednesday. The tragic incident was averted as AAP volunteers came on time to stop the farmer from committing the act. The man was immediately...
  • Rahul Gandhi should fight for #NetNeutrality after #ZameenWapsi 5 days ago

    Returning from a 56 day sabbatical, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has wasted no time in setting the political agenda, taking many of his adversaries by surprise. Interacting with farmers at his residence, making a direct charge at the Prime Minister in a mega 'Kisan-Khet-Majdoor' rally on 19th April and...
  • 'Bully' New Zealand PM apologizes for pulling waitress's ponytail again and again 5 days ago

    New Zealand Prime Minister John Key apologized on Wednesday for pulling the ponytail of a waitress who accused him of bullying, media reported. The unnamed waitress in an Auckland cafe said on a blog site that Key had pulled her hair over several months and initially she thought he was being...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi says farmers are being punished by Narendra Modi government 6 days ago

    AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal leads a protest rally against the new Land Bill at Jantar Mantar in the national capital on Wednesday. AAP workers and supporters will march from Jantar Mantar to Parliament even though Delhi Police has already denied permission to the party to hold the rally....
  • Delhi: Building collapses in Moti Nagar; 1 dead, 6 injured 6 days ago

    New Delhi: A three-storey residential building in Delhi collapsed following a cylinder explosion on Wednesday, leaving at least six people injured and one dead, officials said. The incident took place around 7.45 am in West Delhi's Moti Nagar area. "It was a three-storey building and collapsed after an explosion in a gas...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob 6 days ago

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Court to deliver verdict on May 6 in Salman Khan hit-and-run case 6 days ago

    Salman Khan's fate in the 2002 hit-and-run case will be known on May 6 when a Mumbai court delivers the judgement. The actor is being tried for culpable homicide not amounting to murder for allegedly killing one person and injuring four others in 2002. If convicted he faces a 10-year...
  • Delhi Police denies permission to AAP rally from Jantar Mantar on Wednesday 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has denied permission to Aam Aadmi party (AAP) to hold a rally from Jantar Mantar to Parliament on Wednesday opposing the Land Bill. Section 144 already exists in New Delhi area as Parliament is in session. Senior officers of Delhi police said that action will...
  • Sunrisers Hyderabad's Kane Williamson thoroughly enjoying first IPL stint 6 days ago

    Visakhapatnam: New Zealand and Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Kane Williamson said his first Indian Premier League (IPL) outing has been a very different experience playing alongside local Indian players and international cricketers whom he had played so much against. "It's great to be involved alongside a lot of local Indian players who...
  • Two empty Rajdhani trains catch fire at New Delhi Railway station, 6 coaches gutted 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Four coaches of Sealdah Rajdhani train and 2 coaches of Bhubaneswar Rajdhani caught fire on Tuesday in cleaning yard of New Delhi Railway station. No casualties have been reported in the incident. Nineteen fire engines are at the spot. The fire has been brought under control The cleaning yard where...
  • Satire, snark, and human beings: Two 'Humans of' pages that you need to see 6 days ago

    Almost everyone who uses Facebook on a regular basis knows about 'Humans of New York', the famous photo-blog started by Brandon Stanton in 2010. With over 12 million followers, it is a worldwide phenomenon. The Facebook page for HONY received a massive spike in followers in the year 2012, and...
  • India close to picking candidate for New Development Bank 1 week ago

    Washington: India is in the "final stages" of nominating candidate for the President's post of the USD 100-billion New Development Bank (NDB) to be headquartered in Shanghai, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has informed fellow members of the five-nation BRICS bloc. "As regards the President of the...
  • Why Lake George, the 'Queen of American Lakes', is also the 'world's smartest lake 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Who would have thought a glacially sculpted basin filled by clear waters could be turned into a 'smart' water body to study Big Data! IBM and the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute along with a local non-profit organization-The Fund for Lake George, have turned New York's Lake George into the...
  • McDonald's faces 'cockroach burger' claim in New Zealand 1 week ago

    Wellington: Fast food giant McDonald's on Monday said it was aware of a New Zealand woman's allegation she found a half-eaten cockroach in a hamburger bought at one of its South Island restaurants. Annah Sophia Stevenson told Fairfax New Zealand that she bought a Big Mac meal on Saturday night then...
  • Mercury crosses 40-degrees celsius mark in north India April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Heat wave-like conditions prevailed at several places across the country as the mercury crossed the 40-degree Celsius mark in various cities including the national capital with the temperature likely to rise in coming days. While New Delhi posted 40.6 degrees Celsius while Jaisalmer recorded the hottest temperature at 44.5...