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  • Chittoor firing: Hyderabad High Court asks Andhra Pradesh Police to furnish case diary 13 hours 30 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad High Court on Friday directed Andhra Pradesh Police to furnish the case diary relating to a case registered in connection with the killing of 20 people in police firing in Seshachalam forests of Chittoor district on April 7. A division bench comprising Chief Justice Kalyan Jyoti Sengupta and...
  • Jet Airways starts more domestic services to cash in on summer rush Yesterday

    Mumbai: Jet Airways on Thursday announced 31 additional flights in the domestic network to meet the holiday rush beginning next month. The leading private carrier has already introduced 23 inbound and outbound flights from New Delhi to seven cities, including Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru. Some of these services include late...
  • Mani Ratnam's 'O Kadhal Kanmani' mints over Rs 14 crore 3 days ago

    Chennai: Filmmaker Mani Ratnam's latest Tamil outing 'O Kadhal Kanmani', which has been raved about by critics and audiences alike, has minted over Rs.14 crore at the box office worldwide in the first four days since its release. "The film has approximately collected Rs.14.73 crore from both its Tamil as well...
  • No information on cost of Narendra Modi's wardrobe: PMO 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office said it has no information about the cost incurred on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's wardrobe. Replying to a query under the Right to Information Act, the Prime Minister's Office said it had no record of the information sought by applicant Rohit Kumar. "It is your contention...
  • Microsoft finally brings touch-friendly Office apps to Windows phones 1 week ago

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp on Friday unveiled a long-awaited suite of touch-friendly Office apps that allow Windows phone users to work on Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents on their phones with touch commands and to transfer them easily between devices. Test versions of what Microsoft is calling its Office Universal apps...
  • CBI registers preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday registered preliminary enquiry into the mysterious death of Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi, sources said. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources,...
  • CBI likely to register case in IAS officer DK Ravi death case: Sources April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) is likely to register a case in IAS officer DK Ravi death case, sources said. Department of Personnel & Training(DoPT) on Thursday issued a notification to CBI. The Karnataka government on April 6 had sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case...
  • Delhi airport immigration officer accused of sexually harassing a woman arrested April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Days after a Bengaluru woman filed a complaint against him of sexually assaulting her, Delhi airport senior immigration officer Vinod Kumar has been arrested. Vinod had been suspended by authorities for allegedly repeatedly harassing harassing a young woman passenger from Bengaluru at the Delhi Airport. After prima facie merit...
  • Chhattisgarh government suspends officer who asked martyr's family to return money given for his funeral April 15, 2015

    Raipur: In a bid to control the damage done by notice sent to martyrs's family asking to return money, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Wednesday ordered the Superintendent of Police to be suspended for issuing the order. The family of Special Police Officer Kishore Pandey was asked to return Rs...
  • Centre okays CBI probe in IAS officer Ravi's death case April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The Centre on Monday gave its nod for a CBI probe into the mysterious death of IAS officer DK Ravi after Karnataka government fell in line and sent a fresh notification without any time limit. The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) issued a notification to pave way for...
  • Need to boost staff capabilities to meet people's aspirations: PMO official April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: There is a need to enhance skills and capabilities of government employees to meet people's aspirations, a senior official in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Sunday. Addressing a training programme in the national capital, PK Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary in the PMO said the goal of the...
  • Two coaches of goods train derail in UP; rail traffic disrupted April 11, 2015

    Kanpur: Two bogies of an empty freight train on Saturday derailed near Lalpur village in Kanpur which led to disruption of rail traffic for several hours. However, no loss of life has been reported so far. The incident occurred at 6.05 am when the empty train was on its way to...
  • Microsoft's new app for Android lets you control Powerpoint presentations with your phone April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft has silenty introduced a new app for Android that lets users control Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files on their Bluetooth-enabled PC from their Android phone. Named Office Remote, the new app turns your phone into a smart remote that interacts with Microsoft Office on your PC. The app...
  • Box Office Report: 'Fast & Furious 7' enters the prestigious Rs 100 crore club in India April 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Hollywood action-thriller 'Fast & Furious 7' has raced to the top of the box office, picking up a massive Rs.100 crore in its first week in India. "'Fast & Furious 7' fastest Rs.100 crore box office collection was due to the fact that it was the widest release in over...
  • Industrial production grows at 5 per cent in February April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Industrial production grew at nine-month high of 5 per cent in February on improved mining and manufacturing activity coupled with larger offtake of capital goods. The factory output, as measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), had declined by 2 per cent in February 2014. In the April-February...
  • Delhi Police to record woman's statement allegedly harassed by IGI airport immigration officer April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police will record the statement of female passenger who was allegedly harassed by an immigration officer at the Indira Gandhi International airport. The Delhi Police will send a team to Bengaluru this week to record her statement. An FIR was registered against the immigration officer for sexual...
  • Karnataka government re-issues order for CBI probe in IAS officer DK Ravi death case April 6, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday sent a fresh order for CBI probe in the death case of IAS officer DK Ravi after the agency returned the earlier one. According to sources, while returning the order, the CBI had said that the scope of investigation cannot be decided by state...
  • What is due must be paid, India no tax haven: Arun Jaitley April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday asserted that legitimate tax demand cannot be considered "tax terrorism" because India is not a tax haven. Appearing to defend the tax notices sent to about 100 FIIs totalling USD 5-6 billion, he said "taxes which are payable must be paid". "India is not...
  • Uber hires Facebook's chief security officer Joe Sullivan April 3, 2015

    Bengaluru: Cab-hailing company Uber Technologies, under fire for how it charges passengers and ensures their safety, said it hired Facebook's Chief Security Officer Joe Sullivan. Sullivan, Uber's first chief security officer, has spent five years at Facebook and eight years at the US Department of Justice, mainly in cybercrime, Uber said...
  • Microsoft brings document-scanning app Office Lens to iPhones, Android; turns your phone into a scanner April 3, 2015

    Seattle: Microsoft said it is bringing one of its most popular apps, which lets people take photos of a document and turn it into a editable file, to Apple's iPhone and Google's Android. The app, called Office Lens, is already available on phones running Windows, but has had little exposure given...
  • Delhi Police registers FIR against airport official for harassment of a woman March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered by the Delhi Police against airport official under sections 354 A, 354D and 506 for harassment of a woman. A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March...
  • Government makes use of open-source software mandatory March 31, 2015

    New Delhi: The Indian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has issued a new policy that mandates the use of Open Source Software (OSS) in government offices across the nation. Currently, the government offices make use of Closed Source Software (CSS) that is licensed under the exclusive legal right of the...
  • India @ 9 with Parikshit Luthra March 28, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Parikshit Luthra on India @ 9. ...
  • US: Alabama police officer charged under civil rights violation after assaulting Indian March 28, 2015

    Washington: An Alabama police officer who assaulted an unarmed elderly Indian man while he was taking a morning walk in front of his son's house in a Madison suburb has been indicted by a federal grand jury. Eric Parker, the Madison police officer who slammed Sureshbhai Patel, 57, to the ground...
  • India @ 9 with Zakka Jacob March 27, 2015

    Catch the day's top stories with Zakka Jacob on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Immigration official suspended after harassing a woman passenger at Delhi airport March 27, 2015

    The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. ...
  • Delhi airport official accused of sexual harassment suspended March 27, 2015

    Bengaluru: The Home Ministry on Friday suspended an immigration officer at the Delhi airport after a female passenger complained that he allegedly verbally sexually harassed her by asking some offensive questions when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi on March 18. The Home Ministry also said that a departmental...
  • Woman accuses Delhi airport official of verbally sexually harassing her, files complaint March 27, 2015

    Bengaluru: A homemaker in Bengaluru has alleged that she was verbally sexually harassed by an immigration officer at the Delhi airport on March 18 when she was flying to Hong Kong via Delhi. The woman claimed that the immigration officer harassed her by asking her several uncomfortable personal questions. The...
  • 'I'm not a liar, can't live without you,' IAS officer DK Ravi allegedly wrote to his female colleague March 27, 2015

    Bengaluru: In a major breakthrough in Karnataka IAS officer DK Ravi death case, police sources claim that he might have committed suicide due to crisis in his personal life. According to the Whatsapp messages accessed by the police, Ravi was in love with one of his female colleagues. "After you hear...
  • Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba assumes charge as Vice Chief of Naval Staff March 26, 2015

    Kochi: Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba will assume charge as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Southern Naval Command on March 30. He was commissioned in the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy in January 1978 and is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Pune, the Defence Services Staff College Wellington, College...