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  • Swimming pools, racing tracks, and driving ranges: 30 photos of the most extravagant corporate IT campuses in India Yesterday

    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...
  • Army officer goes missing in Spain, declared absconder 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A Special Forces officer, who was serving as an Aide de Camp (ADC) to the Arunachal Pradesh Governor, has been declared an "absconder" by the Indian Army after he went missing while on a vacation in Spain in August. Army sources said that Major Sharyf Bhonsle had gone to...
  • Mysore: Female IAS officer attacked after government official's alleged suicide 4 days ago

    Mysore: In a shocking incident in Mysore, a female IAS officer was attacked after an employee was found dead. The attacked officer, Rashmi Mahesh, is the Director-General of the Administrative Training Institute. She was attacked by a group over the suicide of an employee. The group claimed that the employee...
  • Hrithik Roshan-Katrina Kaif's 'Bang Bang!' crosses Rs.150 crore in India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The out-and-out entertainer 'Bang Bang!' has flown past the Rs.150-crore mark in India. The Siddharth Anand-directorial's collection stands at Rs.154.68 crore nett (approximately Rs.221 crore gross) and the total worldwide collection soars to Rs.290.97 crore gross, read a statement. Released Oct 2, 'Bang Bang!' collected $11.3 million (Rs.70 crore) in...
  • Jayalalithaa's health condition as usual is good: Jail officer October 8, 2014

    Bangalore: Jailed AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's health condition is "as usual good", a top police officer said on Wednesday, a day after Karnataka High Court rejected her bail plea in the disproportionate assets case. "Jayalalithaa's health condition as usual is good," Additional Director General of Police (Prisons) K V Gagandeep said. The...
  • 'Bang Bang' outshines actor Shaan's 'Operation 021' in Pakistan October 8, 2014

    Karachi: Bollywood's latest blockbuster 'Bang Bang' has outgunned the much hyped Pakistani film 'Operation 021' during the Eid holidays with exhibitors being forced to take down the local offering from single screen cinemas after adverse reactions from the audience. 'Operation 021', which stars Pakistani superstar Shaan, was expected to emulate the...
  • Ten IAS officers transferred in Bihar in an administrative reshuffle October 7, 2014

    Patna: In a minor administrative reshuffle, the Bihar government transferred eight IAS officials and released two others for Central deputation, an official notification said. Sunil Kumar, who is an additional member of the Revenue Board with additional charge of inter-departmental enquiry commissioner, has made posted as Munger Divisional Commissioner and...
  • Don't want to go to work? Post a 'sick selfie' to get a leave from office! October 7, 2014

    New York: Not feeling like going to office? Post a "sick selfie" to prove to your boss that you are not feeling well. According to a survey, more people are posting images pretending to be unwell with the Twitter hashtag #sickieselfie. "Showing off a hangover and to prove illness to friends or...
  • Andhra CM Naidu gets office four months after he assumed charge October 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: Four months after he assumed charge, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Friday finally got an office to function from. On the auspicious occasion of Vijaya Dasami, Naidu formally stepped into his official chamber on the 8th floor of L Block in the AP Secretariat amid Vedic chants....
  • 'Bang Bang' rules box office on Day One, mints Rs 27.54 crore; 'Haider' makes Rs 6.14 crore October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Action thriller 'Bang Bang!' has emerged as a clear winner at the box office with business of Rs.27.54 crore on the first day with simultaneous release 'Haider' minting just Rs.6.14 crore. 'Bang Bang!', reportedly made at a budget of Rs.180 crore, was pitted against Rs.24 crore film 'Haider', which is...
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad pulls up Post officials for unclean premises September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: After surprise checks at two post offices, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday pulled up officials of the Department of Posts for not keeping their premises and work space clean. "Despite instructions from Prime Minister's Office, your premises are not clean. Take...
  • Delhi: Law Minister's surprise visit to post office, seeks explanation behind the mess September 29, 2014

    Delhi: Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad spearheaded the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' drive at the postal department offices on Monday. He was seen chiding officers and sought explanation on why post offices in Delhi had not been cleaned. Prasad said, "I picked up the garbage myself today. You...
  • US: Police officer shot in area around troubled city of Ferguson September 28, 2014

    Ferguson: A police officer was shot on Saturday in the area around the strife-hit US city of Ferguson, Missouri, but his injuries were not life-threatening, the Missouri Department of Public Safety said. "A search is under way for the suspect in the shooting of the officer," it said, adding the incident...
  • Allahabad HC issues notice to Azam Khan for holding an office of profit September 25, 2014

    Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court has issued a notice to Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan over the office for profit issue. The court asked why Khan should not be disqualified as an MLA since he is also the Vice Chancellor of Mohammad Ali Jauhar University in Rampur. The Court served...
  • Over 4,000 persons booked for drunken driving in Chennai September 21, 2014

    Chennai: Police have recommended Regional Transport Officers to cancel the driving licenses of 4,560 persons temporarily, who were nabbed for drunken driving. With the help of breath analyzer, the police have registered 40,835 cases allegedly for drunken driving, a police release said. This year driving licenses of 965 persons were...
  • 20 girl students from Jammu on an educational tour across north India September 21, 2014

    Jammu: Army sent a group of 20 girl students and two teachers of border areas of Jammu district on an 10day educationalcummotivational tour across north India under "Operation Sadbhavana". The tour was flagged off by General Officer Commanding (GOC), Crossed Swords Division from Akhnoor area of Jammu, defence spokesman said....
  • 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...
  • Illegal mining: SC dismisses Tamil Nadu government's plea against probe officer September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: In a setback to the Tamil Nadu government, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the state's plea against the appointment of IAS officer U Sagayam to probe illegal mining in the state. Earlier, the Madras High Court had appointed a committee headed by Sagayam to probe illegal sand and...
  • US to press India on trade row during Narendra Modi's Washington visit September 18, 2014

    Washington: The United States said on Wednesday it will press India's new Prime Minister to end his blockage of a global trade pact when he visits Washington this month, something that could dampen the mood of a trip aimed at revitalizing strategic ties. US Assistant Secretary of State Nisha Biswal said...
  • Deepika PadukoneArjun Kapoor starrer 'Finding Fanny earns Rs.5.1 crore on the opening day September 14, 2014

    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 September 14, 2014

    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 September 13, 2014

    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 September 13, 2014

    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. Wellestablished French competitors are trying to head off a Netflix wave, the government wants oversight and the cinema industry wants Netflix to invest...
  • Rapecheating case: Rail Minister's son Karthik Gowda appears before investigating officer September 12, 2014

    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 September 11, 2014

    Kolkata: Droves of women Trinamool Congress workers on Thursday staged a sitin demonstration outside the CBI office at CGO complex to protest the "motivated nature of investigation" into the multicrore 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 September 11, 2014

    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 September 9, 2014

    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 September 9, 2014

    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 WarI. 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...