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  • 7.5 magnitude earthquake strikes off Papua New Guinea 19-04-2014 11:54 PM

    Sydney: A powerful earthquake struck off the South Pacific nation of Papua New Guinea on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The magnitude-7.5 earthquake was located 75 kilometers (47 miles) southwest of the town of Panguna on Bougainville Island, according to the US Geological Survey....
  • US: Indian physician arrested on health care fraud charges 19-04-2014 09:58 AM

    New York: A 61-year-old Indian physician has been arrested on health care fraud charges and faces life imprisonment for illegally distributing opioid pain medication that resulted in the deaths of two patients in the US. Pawan Kumar Jain of New Mexico was arrested yesterday by the officials from the Drug...
  • Rajasthani folk music group 'Barmer Boys' on a two-week US trip 18-04-2014 10:21 PM

    Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India's desert state of Rajasthan, the "Barmer Boys" are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour. Barely in their 30s and yet seasoned performers of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, the group, during...
  • Arvind Bhat loses in semi-finals of New Zealand Open badminton 18-04-2014 06:32 PM

    New Delhi: German Open champion, Arvind Bhat of India on Friday crashed out of the New Zealand Open after suffering a straight-game defeat to top seed Jen Hao Hsu of Chinese Taipei in the semi-finals of the USD 50,000 Grand Prix event in Auckland. The fifth seeded Indian, went down...
  • Photos: Prince George wears a romper that looks like a girl's dress, sparks nostalgic recollection about dad William 18-04-2014 01:48 PM

    Britain's Prince William and his wife Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Sydney on April 16, 2014. William and Kate, and their 8-month-old son George are on a three-week tour of Australia and New Zealand, the first official trip overseas with their son, Prince George. So far Kate has...
  • Sampark Kranti leaves 4 coaches behind while departing from Darbhanga 18-04-2014 01:47 PM

    Train movement under Samastipur rail division was hampered for around two hours on Friday morning when Darbhanga-New Delhi Sampark Kranti Superfast Express sped ahead leaving four coaches behind at Laheriasarai station in Darbhanga district. Railway officials said the Delhi-bound train started its journey at 8.35 am from Darbhanga station and...
  • Shuttler Arvind Bhat advances to New Zealand Open semis 17-04-2014 11:55 PM

    Auckland: Recently crowned German Open Grand Prix Gold winner Arvind Bhat came out with another fantastic performance to enter the men's singles semifinal of the New Zealand Badminton Open Grand Prix here on Thursday. The fifth seeded Bhat beat Malaysian third seed Chun Seang Tan in 56 minutes to win...
  • Noida celebrates its 39th Foundation Day 17-04-2014 10:02 PM

    Owing to elections, Noida on Thursday celebrated its 39th foundation day without much pomp and show in simple manner by performing havan ceremony and organizing sports meet for authority employees. New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA) was formed on April,17, 1976 for integrated development of the area. The City is...
  • Crimes against women confined to pockets of Delhi: HC 16-04-2014 07:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday said that crimes against women in the national capital occur more often in a few "pockets" of the city, particularly areas which have undergone rapid urbanisation. A bench of acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice S Mridul made the remarks after...
  • Shuttlers Sourabh, Arvind progress in New Zealand Open 15-04-2014 10:04 PM

    New Delhi: Indian shuttlers Sourabh Verma and Arvind Bhat entered the second round of the men's singles event at the SkyCity New Zealand Open with contrasting wins over their respective rivals in Auckland on Tuesday. While second seeded Sourabh got the better of local lad James Eunson in straight games,...
  • Cricket in 3-inch heels, racing her husband: 11 photos of Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, that charmed people of New Zealand 15-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Britain's Duchess of Cambridge has twice beaten her husband Prince William during friendly racing in America's Cup sailing boats on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour. Both had some high-powered teammates - Kate was paired with Team New Zealand skipper Dean Barker while William raced with Grant Dalton, the team's manager and a...
  • Farah Khan receives a brand new car from SRK as a gift 15-04-2014 01:01 PM

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan knows how to make his friends feel special. He has gifted a brand new car to his 'Happy New Year' director and close buddy Farah Khan, who is "touched" with the gesture. "Look what I got!!! Thaaaank you @iamsrk. Touched n beyond, (sic)," Farah posted...
  • New Zealand pick rookie duo for West Indies tour 15-04-2014 09:24 AM

    New Zealand selectors included two new caps in a 15-man Test squad named on Tuesday to tour the West Indies, with injury-hit spinner Daniel Vettori's future under a cloud. Otago slow bowler Mark Craig was plucked from obscurity in anticipation of spin-friendly wickets on the three-Test tour, alongside fellow rookie...
  • Delhi Police decides to open police booths at every Metro station 14-04-2014 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Following the rapidly rising crime graph of Delhi Metro stations, the city police has decided to open police booths at every metro station in the capital. Delhi Metro has witnessed 806 criminal cases like theft and pick pocketing inside the trains and metro stations until April 10 this...
  • 2015 Chevrolet Cruze to debut at New York International Auto Show 14-04-2014 02:27 PM

    The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze will debut at the New York International Auto Show to be held this month. The new Cruze has received exterior style changes, interior revisions and connectivity upgrades. The new model will be available in LS, LT, RS and LTZ models. An eco and diesel model will...
  • Delhi: Two arrested for racist remark against northeast student 13-04-2014 10:57 PM

    New Delhi: Two youth were arrested on Sunday for passing a racist remark against a student from the northeast, police said. Amit Kumar, 22, and Akash Kumar, 23, both residents of Bihar's Chhapra, were arrested after Hemang Haokip, 25, complained against them for the racist comment made midnight. The incident...
  • My relationships have led me to this moment, and I'm happy: Cameron Diaz 13-04-2014 06:12 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Cameron Diaz says she is grateful to all her former boyfriends as she believes they helped in making her know herself better. The 'The Other Woman' actress previously dated celebrities like Justin Timberlake, Jared Leto, Matt Dillon and New York Yankees player Alex Rodriguez. In the May...
  • Kate Middleton meets ailing children at a hospital in New Zealand 13-04-2014 05:14 PM

    London: Kate Middleton paid a visit to ailing kids at Rainbow Place Children's Hospice. The Duchess of Cambridge is on a three-week tour to New Zealand and Australia with her husband and Britain's Prince William and son Prince George. Dressed in emerald coat by Erdem, the Duchess of Cambridge Saturday...
  • Jimmy Neesham reckons Corey Anderson is a 'Big Money' player 12-04-2014 03:46 PM

    New Delhi: They have the same skill-sets and both are integral part of the New Zealand team but allrounder Jimmy Neesham knows that his friend Corey Anderson is already in the big league even as he tries to carve his own niche in international cricket. Asked about a rivalry with...
  • Go out and vote for people who you would like to see as your leader: Shah Rukh Khan 12-04-2014 02:36 PM

    Gurgaon: Actor Shah Rukh Khan has asked his fans to go out and vote in large numbers during this Lok Sabha elections if they want to live in a 'happy country'. The Lok Sabha elections this year are being held in nine phases- from April 7 to May 12. "We...
  • Former NZ wicketkeeper Hopkins calls it a day 11-04-2014 04:35 PM

    Wellington: Former New Zealand wicketkeeper Gareth Hopkins has announced his retirement from competitive cricket after a career spanning over 17 years. The 37-year-old Hopkins played four Tests, 25 one-dayers and 10 Twenty20 internationals with his last Test and ODI appearance coming against India back in 2010. In domestic cricket, Hopkins...
  • New Scrabble word, geocache, is first ever chosen by gamers to be added to players' dictionary, beat popular choices bitcoin, cosplay 11-04-2014 11:55 AM

    There's a new word in play on the Scrabble game board: geocache. The word, a verb meaning to track down items as part of a game using a Global Positioning System device, beat out 15 other nominated words in an online fan vote to select the newest addition to The...
  • Voters exercise their franchise in the crucial 3rd phase of LS polls 10-04-2014 08:18 PM

    Voters exercised their franchise in the significant third round of the Lok Sabha elections. The common people, the old, youngsters, businessmen, entreprenuers, villagers, etc all came out to vote keeping in mind the issues that matter the most to them. The third round which will elect 91 MPs to the...
  • Delhi not a two-legged fight between BJP, AAP: Ajay Maken 10-04-2014 11:29 AM

    Congress candidate from New Delhi Ajay Maken refuted the projections showing a two-legged fight in Delhi between AAP and BJP ...
  • Cricket council happy with associates' progress at world events 10-04-2014 09:25 AM

    The International Cricket Council's faith in associate member teams was vindicated by their recent showing in the T20 WC, development manager Tim Anderson has said, singling out the Netherlands' upset win over England. Six ICC associate member countries - Ireland, Afghanistan, Nepal, Hong Kong, the United Arab Emirates and the...
  • As Delhi goes to polls, don't miss these 30 stunning, black and white, historical photos of the national capital over 156 years 10-04-2014 08:44 AM

    Nearly 50,000 security personnel, apart from 161 flying squads of police and video surveillance teams will be deployed as part of elaborate preparations to ensure fair and peaceful polls to seven Lok Sabha seats in Delhi on April 10 in which 1.27 crore people are eligible to vote. A total...
  • Photos: Prepare for a cuteness overload. Prince George has a play date in New Zealand with mom Kate and other kids 09-04-2014 04:38 PM

    Britain's Prince George plays during a visit to Plunket nurse and parents group at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Plunket is a national not-for-profit organization that provides care for children and families in New Zealand. Britain's Prince William, his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge...
  • Autorickshaw driver who slapped Kejriwal meets him, touches his feet 09-04-2014 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met the autorickshaw driver who had slapped him on Tuesday during a roadshow in Sultanpuri. Kejriwal was accompanied by AAP leaders Manish Sisodia and Dilip Pandey. The autorickshaw driver, Laali, had slapped Kejriwal when he was campaigning in Delhi's Sultanpuri...
  • It will be a smooth ride for AAP in LS polls: Ashish Khetan 08-04-2014 05:17 PM

    New Delhi: Investigative-journalist turned AAP candidate Ashish Khetan asserted that it will be a smooth sailing for the party in the Lok Sabha elections. "I think it is going to be a smooth sailing for us, because our vote share will go up by at least 10-12 per cent. All...
  • AAP set for biggest battle after Delhi showing 08-04-2014 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Having fielded some 450 candidates across India, the Aam Aadmi Party is hoping for the best in the Lok Sabha battle in Delhi, its original hub where it created history in December, and beyond. AAP strategists are aware that it will have to perform well in the capital's...