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  • Deepika Padukone-Arjun Kapoor starrer 'Finding Fanny earns Rs.5.1 crore on the opening day 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Homi Adajania's English language Bollywood entertainer 'Finding Fanny' registered an opening day collection of Rs.5.1 crore net across India. Its makers are confident the movie will do well over the weekend. The quirky comedy, which released Friday, stars an eclectic cast including Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Pankaj Kapur...
  • Britain verifying video of aid worker's beheading by ISIS 2 days ago

    London: The UK foreign office said on Saturday it was "working urgently to verify" a video purporting to show beheading of a British hostage by the Sunni militant group Islamic State (IS) in Syria, media reported. The foreign office said that it was trying to confirm the authenticity of the video...
  • Human trafficking: Delhi High Court refuses to quash trial against former IFS officer 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has refused to drop criminal proceedings in a trial court against a former IFS officer in a case of alleged corruption and trafficking of 8 people to Germany in 2005, saying it would be inappropriate to quash the trial in the midway for want...
  • France bristles as Netflix advances in Europe 2 days ago

    Paris: Netflix is tapping into six new markets on Monday hoping to gain a big subscriber base around Europe, but is facing a frosty welcome in France. Well-established French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants oversight and the cinema industry wants Netflix to invest...
  • Rape-cheating case: Rail Minister's son Karthik Gowda appears before investigating officer 3 days ago

    Bangalore: The son of Railways Minister Sadananda Gowda, Karthik Gowda has finally made an appearance before the investigation officer on Friday in the alleged rape and cheating case against him. Karthik is likely to record his statement later on Friday. Karthik has undergone a medical examination in Bangalore. The sessions court...
  • Women TMC supporters protest accusing CBI of defaming Mamata Banerjee and the party 4 days ago

    Kolkata: Droves of women Trinamool Congress workers on Thursday staged a sit-in demonstration outside the CBI office at CGO complex to protest the "motivated nature of investigation" into the multi-crore Saradha scam conducted by the agency. Led by state Law Minister Chandrima Bhattacharya, the supporters squatted in front of the...
  • Snow storms hit western Canada 5 days ago

    Ottawa: Calgary's one million residents are well accustomed to heavy snow and freezing temperatures - but not in early September. Unseasonable snow storms battered the western Canadian city for a third day in a row, downing power lines to thousands of homes and businesses. The city at the centre of...
  • Upper age limit for MD & CEO of a private bank is 70 years: RBI 6 days ago

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday fixed 70 years as the maximum age for a person to hold office of MD & CEO and other Whole Time Director (WTD) in a private bank as stipulated in the new Companies Act. "It has been decided that the upper age limit...
  • Indians denied permission to participate in an annual march in South Australia 6 days ago

    Melbourne: A group of retired 15 Indian defence officers in south Australia have been denied permission to participate independently in an annual march that commemorates the day 15,000 Indians with Australian and New Zealand forces landed in Turkey to fight during World War-I. While ANZAC Day Committee Chair, the organisers, have...
  • BJP to open overseas office in Kenya, other African nations September 7, 2014

    Nairobi: Spreading its wings across the African continent where it did not have much of a presence till now, India's ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) will be opening an overseas office in Kenya's capital Nairobi in the next fortnight. The party also has plans to launch offices in some other East...
  • Did you switch on your emotional intelligence side at the workplace? September 5, 2014

    Many believe that work is just about the common sense and rational abilities of your mind into use. However, much before that, the emotional quotient comes into play. It encapsulates a lot as it is an extension of the mind and heart working in tandem. So, if you have switched...
  • Sensors to test driving skills under new licensing procedure September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre is reportedly planning to overhaul the procedure of giving driving licenses. According to sources, the Centre is planning to introduce sensors to test driving skills. There will be no human intervention. The sources say that the use of sensors will ensure that one Regional Transport Office (RTO)...
  • IPS officers asked to declare assets, liabilities by September 15 September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has asked all IPS officers to submit details of their assets and liabilities by September 15. In a directive, the Home Ministry said that the Indian Police Service (IPS) officers must furnish the information and annual return of assets by September 15. Forms are available on the...
  • Trainee IPS officer drowns at police academy in Hyderabad August 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: A trainee police officer drowned in a swimming pool at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (NPA) late on Thursday night, sources said. Manu Mukt Manav, a trainee Indian Police Service (IPS) officer belonging to Haryana, drowned in the swimming pool during a party of trainee officers in the academy...
  • Illegal arms sale: SC voices anguish over Armymen being let off with reprimand August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed its anguish over top-ranking Army officers being let off with minor punishment of "reprimand" and small fine for their involvement in illegal sale of weapons and kept its option open to order probe in all Army commands. Indicating that it may consider a...
  • From swimming pools in Infosys to a driving range in TCS: 30 photos of the most extravagant corporate IT campuses in India August 26, 2014

    An engineering student's journey towards Infosys or TCS begins from the campus placement interviews. There are popular jokes and memes about most engineers eventually landing up at these two tech companies by default. But it's only when you enter these campuses that an engineering student realises all those sleepless nights...
  • AIIMS doctors begin signature campaign against Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi's removal August 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In the national capital a group of doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Saturday have started a signature campaign protesting the removal of Chief Vigilance Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi. According to the Health Minister, Sanjiv Chaturvedi was removed from his post by the government as...
  • Monkey, or any other animal, that takes a selfie does not own the copyright of the photo, rules US Copyright Office August 22, 2014

    The US Copyright Office has confirmed that a monkey - or any other animal - that takes a selfie does not own the copyright of the photo. A selfie taken by a black macaque on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi three years back has become a tug of war between Wikipedia...
  • 'Turtles' tops again, beats 'Guardians' at North American box office August 18, 2014

    Reuters: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," last weekend's most popular film, collected ticket sales of $28.4 million to top the U.S. and Canadian box office rankings for a second consecutive week, beating" Guardians of the Galaxy" in a battle of superhero misfits. "Guardians of the Galaxy," which has collected $419 million worldwide...
  • Cloudy Sunday in Delhi August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It was a sunny Sunday morning with a minimum temperature of 25.8 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day. "The sky will be partly cloudy. There is a possibility of thundershowers in some areas," said an official of the...
  • PM Modi directly deciding on postings of senior officers, say reports; is the Home Minister powerless? August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The transfers and postings of senior officers are being directly decided by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with Home Minister Rajnath Singh only signing the files once the PM has taken a decision, reports have suggested. Senior officers like Special Secretary Internal Security in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Secretary...
  • Another administrative reshuffle in UP, 6 IPS officers transferred August 12, 2014

    In a significant reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday transferred six IPS and 35 PPS officers. SP, Intelligence, Bareilly, Ratankant Pandey has been posted as SP of Kaushambi cancelling the earlier transfer order of Kirit Kumar H Rathore for the post, a Home Department spokesman said. SP, Rural, Gorakhpur, Harish Chandra has been...
  • Amit Shah to announce new team of BJP office bearers soon August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: After the ratification of his appointment as BJP President, Amit Shah is all set to announce his new team of office bearers. Party sources said that the all-new team under Shah could be unveiled in a day or two, ahead of crucial Assembly elections in the states of Haryana,...
  • Furore over dancing with woman police officer sexist: Shah Rukh Khan August 12, 2014

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan hit back at those who criticised a woman police officer for dancing with him at an event in Kolkata recently. The actor said the furore of the incident is silly and sexist. Sub-inspector Sampa Haldar was seen dancing to a popular number from the Khan-starrer...
  • SRK's dance with Kolkata police officer draws criticism, opposition targets Mamata Banerjee August 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Politicians Sunday criticised a woman police officer for dancing in uniform alongside Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan at an event here. They pointed fingers at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who was also present. Sub-inspector Sampa Haldar was seen dancing to a popular number from the Khan-starrer "Jab Tak Hai...
  • 77 IAS officers transferred in Madhya Pradesh August 8, 2014

    In a major administrative reshuffle, Madhya Pradesh government has transferred 77 Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers, including two divisional commissioners and 24 district collectors, a senior official said on Friday. The transfer orders were issued by the General Administration Department after midnight following long discussions between Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan...
  • Circle officer arrested for allegedly taking bribe of Rs 1 lakh August 8, 2014

    A circle officer was arrested in the district on Thursday for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1 lakh through a middleman. Nathuram, the Ringas CO, had allegedly demanded the bribe from one Narayan Singh for closing a case against him. Upon Singh's complaint, Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths laid a trap and...
  • Rajasthan BJP appoints state office bearers August 7, 2014

    Rajasthan BJP has appointed state office bearers and 39 district presidents. The appointments were made by BJP state president Ashok Parnami, according to a party release. Ramkishan Meena, Santosh Ahlawat, Chunnilal Garasia, Anita Bhadel, Nandkishore Solanki, Bhajan Lal Sharma, Mohan Lal Gupta and Mahendra Bohra were made vice presidents and Narayan...
  • Government officer found guilty by Committee of Privileges August 7, 2014

    Jharkhand Assembly on Wednesday gave assent to punishment recommended by the Committee of Privileges against a senior government officer, finding him guilty of offending an RJD MLA in 2011. Placing the findings of the report in the House, Speaker Shashank Shekhar Bhokta said the Committee found the then Deputy Development Commissioner Dilip...