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  • Mercedes-Benz launches new brand to sell old cars 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Boosted by a 39 per cent rise in used car sales till the September quarter at 1,700 units and sensing a huge opportunity in this space, Mercedes-Benz India launched a separate brand to cash in on the pre-owned car market. The country's largest luxury carmaker will sell pre-owned cars under...
  • Kathy Griffin named new host of 'Fashion Police' December 2, 2014

    New York: Kathy Griffin will be terrorizing the fashion crowd as the new host of 'Fashion Police,' replacing the late Joan Rivers when it returns to E! in January. The comic-commentary series, which had aired weekly, will now present 17 special episodes throughout 2015 that focus on high-profile red carpet and...
  • Raphael Guerreiro scores as Portugal beat Argentina 1-0 November 19, 2014

    'Cristiano Ronaldo v Lionel Messi' got top billing at a packed Old Trafford but it was a lesser light who scored as Portugal scraped a 1-0 friendly win over Argentina on Tuesday. Raphael Guerreiro headed the winner in added time after a second half riddled with substitutions and missing the excitement...
  • I hate the old house, there are so many bad memories of Kieran cheating: Katie Price October 29, 2014

    London: Singer Katie Price says she wants to make a fresh start in a new home with husband Kieran Hayler, who cheated on her. Price, who forgave Hayler after discovering his affairs with her friends Jane Pountney and Chrissy Thomas earlier this year, has moved out of the Sussex home as...
  • Jose Mourinho frustrated to let Manchester United break out of jail October 27, 2014

    Manchester: Jose Mourinho shared the honours with former mentor Louis van Gaal as his Chelsea side drew at Manchester United in the Premier league on Sunday, but there was no doubt which of the pair was happier with the 1-1 result. Leading through Didier Drogba's header early in the second half,...
  • Robin van Persie helps Manchester United grab 1-1 draw against Chelsea October 26, 2014

    Manchester: Robin van Persie rescued Manchester United with a goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time to earn a 1-1 draw with leader Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. The Netherlands striker rammed home a loose ball from 10 meters to make amends for his error that helped Chelsea...
  • Old Trafford is more like Gold Trafford for Chelsea October 26, 2014

    A trip to Manchester United has in the past struck fear into the heart of many an opposition team, but that will not apply to Chelsea on Sunday because they know history is on their side. The Londoners seem to have the Indian sign over United at Old Trafford, having lost...
  • Harsh Vardhan directs officials to ensure cleanliness in Old Delhi October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Monday inspected a stretch of the Old Delhi on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha and directed officials to ensure regular and proper cleanliness of the area along with daily collection of the garbage. "Union Health Minister and Chandni Chowk MP Harsh Vardhan today...
  • Radamel Falcao scores as Manchester United beat Everton 2-1 October 5, 2014

    Radamel Falcao scored his first goal for Manchester United in a 2-1 win over Everton on Sunday as the Red Devils won consecutive Premier League games for the first time under manager Louis Van Gaal. Angel Di Maria opened the scoring for the hosts before United 'keeper David de Gea saved...
  • Hyderabad: Woman arrested for trying to sell 15dayold daughter September 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: Three women and a man were arrested for allegedly trying to sell a newborn baby girl in Bansilalpet area in Hyderabad, police said. The 15dayold baby girl was rescued and handed over to the Child Welfare Department. According to Gandhi Nagar police, Venkatlakshmi, the girl's mother, was in need of money,...
  • David Moyes' tactics did not fit Manchester United, says Rio Ferdinand September 15, 2014

    Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has become the first senior player to publicly criticise David Moyes, who lasted just 10 months in charge as manager at Old Trafford last season. Moyes was appointed from Everton to succeed Alex Ferguson before the start of last season but reigning champions United lost...
  • J&K: Old Barzullah residents pool in money, hire JCB to tackle flood waters September 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Do it yourself! That was the mantra behind the valiant efforts by nearly 3,000 residents of Old Barzullah locality in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir to save themselves from the overflowing Doodh Ganga stream that threatened to seep into their homes. Heavy rainfall across the Kashmir Valley...
  • Watch: A 102yearold man takes the Ice Bucket Challenge, one of the oldest to take the dare August 28, 2014

    The Ice Bucket Challenge, a campaign that raises awareness for the deadly Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, a motor neuron disease, has so far seen thousands of people taking the dare. Some have had helicopters pour ice water on them while some have taken it to the next level by adding hilarious...
  • What is love? 6yearold's wise note on love is an eyeopener for all of us August 26, 2014

    A sixyearold's note on love is the most philosophical thing on the Internet today. This will remind you of how much we complicate our lives. The child wrote: "Love is when you are missing some of your teeth but you're not afraid to smile because you know your friends will...
  • Chennai@375: A Madras you will fall in love with all over again. Don't miss these 20 gorgeous, black and white photos of the city over 100 years August 25, 2014

    Indian women volunteers carrying flags parading through the streets of Madras, demonstrating for home rule for India, quaint streets dotted with colonial architecture, a Kalashetra dance teacher correcting the position of the body of one of his pupils at a dance institute in the 1950s this is a Chennai...
  • I have gone from 'king of Manchester' to 'devil', says Louis van Gaal August 22, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has poured scorn on critics who he says have made a "devil" of him after one defeat in his new job. United's 21 home defeat by Swansea City was the shock result on the opening weekend of the new Premier League season. They face a...
  • Scolded for not going to school, 11yearold boy hangs self August 21, 2014

    An 11yearold boy allegedly committed suicide after being scolded by his father for not going to school, police said in Ballia on Thursday. Satyam Singh hanged himself from the roof of his house in Dehri village on Wednesday. Superintendent of Police K C Goswami said that Satyam was scolded by his father...
  • 4yearold minor girl raped by father's acquaintance August 20, 2014

    A 4yearold girl was allegedly raped by her father's acquaintance in Nawabganj area in Kanpur, police said on Wednesday. 24yearold Sanjay, a vendor by profession, was asked by the minor girl's father to drop his daughter home on Tuesday evening, following which he took her to an isolated lane and raped...
  • German soldiers crying after seeing concentration camp videos and the redsmeared iceberg hours after the Titanic sank: 21 blackandwhite photos from history you need to see August 18, 2014

    The iceberg that sank the Titanic and German soldiers reacting to videos of concentration camps 21 photos from history that you need to see today. ...
  • Dozens of birds injured due to kite strings on Independence Day August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: It is a tradition on Independence Day to fly kites, but it has proved dangerous for the birds. Dozens of birds were injured this Independece day in the national capital after getting caught and even cut by kite strings. The bird hospital in Old Delhi admitted at least...
  • Fearing being raped by 2 men, teenager commits suicide August 17, 2014

    A 15yearold girl allegedly committed suicide out of fear of being raped by two men who barged into her house at Thana Kankerkheda area in Meerut, police said on Sunday. According to the girl's family, the incident took place on August 13 when two men barged into the girl's house at...
  • Celebrating 'azadi' with 'rahgiri' in Old Delhi August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: On this Independence Day evening, the historic Chandni Chowk street in Delhi's Walled City, otherwise chockablock with chaotic traffic and a teeming mass of people, was wide open for a stroll. The North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) for the first time ever organised 'rahgiri' in the city in collaboration...
  • Manchester United need to learn to cope with pressure: Louis van Gaal August 16, 2014

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal said his team need to learn to cope with pressure after they slumped to a 21 home defeat to Swansea City on the opening day of the Premier League season. United enjoyed an unbeaten preseason tour of the United States beating rivals Liverpool and European...
  • India's defeat in three days against England helps feed homeless August 13, 2014

    London: England's defeat of India inside three days in the fourth Test at Manchester's Old Trafford may not have been good news for ground authorities, who lost out on two days' worth of takings and it certainly wasn't good for the tourists. But England's win, which put the hosts 21...
  • Injured Stuart Broad may play fifth Test with face mask August 11, 2014

    England pacer Stuart Broad, who was hit on the nose by a bouncer from the Indian fast bowler Varun Aaron in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, hinted that he may play the fifth and final Test against India with a face mask. Broad, in the first over after lunch...
  • Wretched form in England exposes India's batting woes August 11, 2014

    Cheteshwar Pujara and Virat Kohli's wretched form in England has again exposed India's failure to fill the huge void left in the batting lineup when Rahul Dravid and Sachin Tendulkar retired. Dravid, India's formidable number three batsman, ended his career in January 2012 after scoring 13,288 runs in 164 Tests, with...
  • Farokh Engineer slams India's embarrassing defeat at Old Trafford August 10, 2014

    Former India wicketkeeper Farokh Engineer lamented the team's "embarrassing" innings and 54run defeat by England in the third Test at Old Trafford on Saturday, criticising both the players and coach Duncan Fletcher. "This was embarrassing," the 76yearold Engineer, who played 46 Tests from 19611975, told BBC Radio Five on Sunday. "India shot...
  • 140yearold museum to step up security after 2 Queen Victoria statues destroyed August 10, 2014

    Security will be stepped up at a 140yearold museum in Mathura after three men vandalized two 200yearold statues of Queen Victoria. The museum will raise the height of its boundary walls, deploy more security personnel and fix more CCTV cameras, according to its director A.K. Pandey. The broken statues would be given...
  • Stat Attack: India's Manchester defeat their 14th within three days August 10, 2014

    India's humiliating innings and 54run defeat by England in the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday was the latest away loss for Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men. This result, which saw England go 21 up in the fivematch series with a victory completed inside three days, meant India had won...