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  • I did the item song in 'Gabbar' for a friend: Kareena Kapoor 03-04-2014 04:17 PM

    Mumbai: 'Fevicol', the number she performed with Salman Khan in 'Dabangg 2', was meant to be her career's last item song, but Kareena Kapoor has broken her no-item-song policy for the sake of friendship. When her close friend Shabina Khan asked her to do an item song in 'Gabbar', which...
  • A puzzle that will have you tearing hair. Can you figure out this guy's rule? 26-02-2014 04:12 PM

    How do you investigate hypotheses? Do you seek to confirm your theory - looking for white swans? Or do you try to find black swans? The man asking the question in this video was startled at how hard it was for people to investigate number sets that didn't follow their...
  • I-T dept makes original documents mandatory PAN allotment 24-01-2014 06:41 PM

    Applicants for Permanent Account Numbers (PAN) will have to produce original documents of proof of identity, address and date of birth for verification at the time of applying. "The procedure for PAN allotment process will undergo a change with effect from February 3, 2014," the finance ministry said in a...
  • AAP claims Delhi anti-graft helpline a big hit, experts not satisfied 09-01-2014 10:48 PM

    New Delhi: A day after announcing an anti-graft helpline, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal claimed that his initiative has been a big success. The AAP leader said that as many as 3,200 calls were received in just three hours after the helpline number was announced. The helpline even promises to...
  • Delhi: Kejriwal government releases anti-corruption helpline number 08-01-2014 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has launched an anti-corruption helpline number for people to lodge complaints if they are harassed for bribes. The anti corruption helpline number - 011-27357169 will be operational from 8am to 10pm daily. Kejriwal said that helpline number will guide and suggest ways to...
  • A birthday playlist of Mohammad Rafi's party numbers 24-12-2013 02:37 PM

    New Delhi: India's legendary singer Mohammad Rafi, who has inspired music enthusiasts for decades, kicked off his singing career by crooning the notes that a 'fakir' (Muslim saint) sung in his village. Born on December 24, 1924, Rafi not only sang classical numbers, but also patriotic and romantic songs. But...
  • SC notice to RBI, EC, Centre on PIL to delink subsidised LPG from UID 19-11-2013 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: In a blow to the government's pet Aadhar card scheme, the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the Election Commission and the central government asking that services like the subsidised gas cylinder be delinked from the Aadhar card. A public...
  • Betsy Woodman's simple writing makes the reader love the book 12-11-2013 05:44 PM

    I had read Jana Bibi's Excellent Fortunes, the first book by the author of the Jana Bibi's Adventure series and it was an impressing piece of work. I have been telling this to a lot of people lately that Betsy Woodman's writing has a certain sense of calmness which leaves...
  • Item numbers will not save India: Hema Malini 27-10-2013 11:38 AM

    Agra: Veteran actress Hema Malini, who has also mesmerised many with her classical dance performances on stage, believes that item dance songs will not save India or its culture. "Nritya was my puja. To save our culture we will need to return to classical dance forms and music. Item numbers...
  • Congress to do utmost to stand up to cyclone-hit states, assures Sonia 13-10-2013 12:00 AM

    Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, on Saturday night, said the government and her party will do everything possible to stand up to any eventuality and every emergent situation in the wake of cyclone Phailin in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Gandhi has been in constant touch with Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar...
  • Cyclone Phailin: Coastal districts in Odisha plunged into darkness 12-10-2013 11:10 PM

    Power was switched off in a dozen towns in coastal districts of Odisha since morning in view of Cyclone Phailin, which made landfall near Gopalpur in Ganjam district. Since the supply at most places was through overhead wires which were vulnerable, power distribution companies SouthCo, CESU and NorthCo disconnected power....
  • Odisha: Glass, wood, asbestos sheets fly in Gopalpur after cyclone Phailin hits coast 12-10-2013 11:03 PM

    Broken glass pieces, wood shreds and asbestos sheets flew like killer projectiles in these two adjoining cities, moments after the severe cyclone 'Phailin' slammed into Gopalpur beach. The roads in these twin cities were empty as strong wind howled across hitting closed doors and windows of the houses deserted by...
  • Phailin impact: Rain, wind lash Srikakulam district of Andhra 12-10-2013 10:45 PM

    Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed most parts of Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts tonight as cyclone Phailin reached the neighbouring Odisha coast. According to a senior official, wind with a velocity of 200 kmph is blowing in the region, and power supply in affected areas has been shut down...
  • Cyclone Phailin to maintain intensity till 3am, says IMD 12-10-2013 10:39 PM

    Cyclone Phailin, which made landfall with a windspeed of 200 kmph near Gopalpur town in Odisha on Saturday night, is likely to maintain the intensity of a very severe cyclonic storm for six hours, the IMD said. Gopalpur in Ganjam district was experiencing heavy rains and the cyclone is likely...
  • Cyclone 'Phailin': SCR sets up emergency control rooms 12-10-2013 10:04 PM

    The South Central Railway (SCR) has activated emergency control rooms at its headquarters in Vijayawada, besides patrolling of railway tracks, among other measures, to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclonic storm 'Phailin'. The emergency cells are being manned 24X7 by senior officials from various departments to closely...
  • Government asks states to handle damage to highways from cyclone 'Phailin' 12-10-2013 09:14 PM

    Government, on Saturday, directed Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to be prepared to handle the anticipated damage to the national highways from cyclone Phailin. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has put the NHAI officials in these states on alert. Regional Officers and Project Directors of National Highways...
  • Govt ready with choppers, aircraft, ships for cyclone rescue, says Shinde 12-10-2013 08:32 PM

    Eighteen helicopters, 12 aircraft and two war ships have been kept ready by the government for rescue and relief operations in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh which are facing the brunt of cyclone 'Phailin'. Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said the Indian Air Force choppers and aircraft and the two navy...
  • Andhra power utilities gear up to tackle cyclone 'Phailin' 12-10-2013 08:23 PM

    Power utilities in Andhra Pradesh under the Eastern Power Distribution Company Ltd have geared up to meet any emergency arising out of cyclone 'Phailin' hitting the coastal districts of Srikakulam, West Godavari, East Godavari, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam. M Sahoo, Special Chief Secretary in the energy department of Andhra Pradesh government,...
  • Odisha's Gopalpur, a scenic beach spot under spectre of death 12-10-2013 06:01 PM

    On a bright autumn day, this famous beach in Odisha is a tourists' paradise as the lips feel the salt in the cool breeze from Bay of Bengal and its gentle waves splash at the feet. But on Saturday, as the sky over this village gets darker, the howling wind...
  • Centre readies foodgrain supples for 'Phailin' cyclone victims 12-10-2013 05:23 PM

    The Centre, on Saturday, said 5 lakh tonnes of foodgrains is kept ready for distribution to victims of high intensity cyclone Phailin, which is due to hit the east coast in the next few hours. "We are ready with 5 lakh tonnes of foodgrains for distribution to cyclone-affected people in...
  • Rafael Nadal reclaims world No. 1 spot 07-10-2013 08:41 PM

    Rafael Nadal returned to the top of the ATP rankings for the first time in more than two years on Monday. It is the first time Nadal has headed the table since July 2011, replacing Novak Djokovic of Serbia, who has been dropped to second. The spaniard dominates the ATP...
  • Nadal confirms return to No. 1 by reaching China Open final 05-10-2013 02:14 PM

    Beijing: Rafael Nadal will supplant Novak Djokovic atop the rankings after advancing to the final of the China Open on Saturday when Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic retired with a back injury. The Spaniard was a break up at 4-2 in the opening set of their semi-final match when...
  • TRAI recommends full number portability within 6 months 25-09-2013 06:22 PM

    New Delhi: Telecom regulator TRAI recommended that MNP be fully implemented across the country within six months to allow subscribers to retain their numbers even when they shift from one service area to another. Presently, Mobile Number Portability is available only within the subscribers' service area. When MNP is implemented...
  • I detest gimmicks like item mumbers in films: Jahnu Barua 17-07-2013 01:27 PM

    New Delhi: Multiple National Award-winning filmmaker Jahnu Barua detests gimmicks as they make him feel uncomfortable. He prefers making movies in the Assamese language as he is not compelled to include elements like item numbers in his craft, which he feels are a reflection of a filmmaker's weakness. Barua has...
  • Satyagraha: Prakash Jha adds item number featuring Natasa 09-07-2013 02:04 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Prakash Jha hasn't missed adding one sizzling item number in his forthcoming drama 'Satyagraha'. He has roped in model-actor Natasa Stankovic to groove to a thumri-electronic fusion number called 'Aiyo ji hamri atariya mein' for the movie. The filmmaker believes that such songs contribute to certain sensibilities and...
  • Solve this math problem to win a million dollars 05-06-2013 06:28 PM

    Washington,: Want to be a millionaire? Try solving this tricky math problem. A billionaire Dallas banker will shell out $1 million to anyone who can solve a mathematical problem that has baffled geniuses for years. The American Mathematical Society (AMS) in Rhode Island has announced that the prize for the...
  • No.1 ranking in ODIs reflects our on-field conduct: Dhoni 03-06-2013 10:09 PM

    Cardiff: Criticised for maintaining a stoic silence on the IPL spot-fixing scandal, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said that the number one ranking in the ODIs brings with it certain respect in the way the players "conduct themselves" on the field. "Being number one in the world brings with...
  • Three arrested for putting fake number plates on trucks 02-06-2013 02:58 AM

    New Delhi: Delhi police on Saturday arrested three persons for allegedly putting fake number plates on trucks to obtain loans from private finance companies on them. "Vinod Ram (54), Ricky Arora (28) and Amit Oberoi (34) were arrested from Garhi Nizam Pur village located at Jonti Nizam Pur Road," said...
  • Lack of Aadhaar ID should not become an alibi of exclusion: Ramesh 31-05-2013 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Amid concerns that sticking to Aadhaar criteria could deprive many people especially in remote areas of benefits of UPA's ambitious cash transfer scheme, Union Minster Jairam Ramesh cautioned against a situation when Aadhaar becomes "an instrument of exclusion" on Friday. "Unfortunately many of the beneficiaries of government programmes...