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  • Twitter buys social data provider Gnip, plans to offer more sophisticated data analysis 16-04-2014 09:44 AM

    Bangalore: Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signalling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government. The social media company said separately that it hired a Google executive...
  • Buy this snore-triggered nudging pillow if you're sick of your snorer partner 22-02-2014 04:05 PM

    New York: Trouble having sleep with a partner who begins snoring the moment he hits the sack - leaving you changing positions all night? Forget thinking about that sleep apnea mask and try a nudging pillow instead. The snore-triggered nudging pillow has a microphone that picks up the sonic vibrations...
  • I would never respect a guy who is not an achiever: Priyanka Chopra 30-11-2013 01:17 PM

    Mumbai: Priyanka Chopra has a long list of benchmarks that she has set for her prospective life partner but she says she wants that her man should be a male version of herself. "I have a very long list and very high standards. He has to be a gentleman, he...
  • Ecclestone rejects German firm's allegation of corrupt F1 sale 31-10-2013 09:01 AM

    London: A firm's claim for more than $100 million in damages from Bernie Ecclestone is far-fetched and relies on confessions from a jailed banker who is a "fantasist", a lawyer for the Formula One boss argued on Wednesday. German media firm Constantin Medien (EV4G.DE) alleges that Ecclestone and three other...
  • UPA will win 2014 elections: Sharad Pawar 19-10-2013 07:01 PM

    New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar said that he was confident the UPA will win the general elections to be held in 2014. "The UPA government has been in power for the past 10 years and will continue even after the next elections," said Pawar, who is the...
  • Facebook building a $120 million town for employees 04-10-2013 04:49 PM

    San Francisco: The commute may be getting a lot shorter for some of Facebook Inc's workers. The online social networking company is investing in and helping to design a 394-unit housing development, complete with swimming pool, sports pub and a convenience store, that will be built one and a half...
  • Robert Pattinson wants a confident woman as his partner 14-09-2013 05:09 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Pattinson prefers a woman who is confident and comfortable with herself because he is the complete 'opposite'. The 27-year-old has revealed that his partner should be the 'opposite' of him because he is 'all over the place'. "(I look for) someone knowing who they are, it's...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Coca-Cola dedicates 200th rebuilt school 13-07-2013 09:04 PM

    Hyderabad: Coca-Cola India, in association with NGO partner Plan India, Saturday dedicated 200th school under the company's Support My School campaign, aimed at rebuilding schools in rural and semi-urban India, a statement said. Irial Finan, executive vice president, the Coca-Cola Company along with senior government functionaries dedicated the Nallagutta School...
  • Flipkart raises $200 million through private equity 11-07-2013 07:17 AM

    Mumbai: Flipkart has raised $200 million from a clutch of private equity funds, the company said on Wednesday, in what could be the single largest investment in an e-commerce company in the country. The money was raised from South African technology group Naspers Ltd and private equity funds Tiger Global...
  • India will continue to be strategic partner: US 03-07-2013 01:24 AM

    Washington: India has been and will continue to be a strategic partner of the US, an American official said on Tuesday, asserting that Secretary of State John Kerry is looking forward to continuing the positive bilateral relationship. Kerry, who travelled to India during his just concluded Asia trip, "enjoyed every...
  • Relations with coalition will remain good: Rajnath 15-04-2013 02:00 AM

    New Delhi: In the backdrop of NDA ally JD(U)'s attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Sunday said relationship with coalition partners will "remain good". "Our relationships with all the coalition partners were good, are good and will remain good," he told reporters in Delhi...
  • Not enough travel, wrong partner biggest lifetime regrets 23-11-2012 04:21 PM

    London: People spend more than two hours a week dwelling on regrets, with not having travelled enough as the most common cause of remorse, a new UK study has found. More than half of those surveyed admitted wishing they had made a different life choice at some point, such as...
  • 'Hitch' director's next to have an India connection 24-10-2012 03:45 PM

    New Delhi: Andy Tennant, the director of films like Fools Rush In, Ever After, Hitch and Fools Gold, claims that his next film will have a significant Indian involvement. Though the only Indian actor he knows is Aishwarya Rai, but he is looking forward to learn more about Indian cinema....
  • Is Bollywood running out of ideas? 20-10-2011 04:53 PM

    It is said that it's better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation. Obviously not everyone from Bollywood agrees. It's an industry that produces over 150 mainline movies year after year, and going by current standards, more than 70 percent of those ideas come from another person's story...
  • Women talk to dogs more than their partner 25-08-2011 11:59 AM

    London: One in five women spend more time talking to their pets than their partners, a survey of 2,000 female dog owners in Britain has found. They also take time off work to look after their poorly dogs and even leave the radio or television on for them, Daily Mail...
  • Yoga with your dog: Doga, the new trend! 02-08-2011 12:13 PM

    New York: When yoga goes to the dogs, they call it doga. And while doga may not measure up, fitness-wise, to a game of fetch or a run on the beach, experts say practicing yoga with your pet can soothe the not-so-savage breasts of both person and pooch. "I consider...
  • Half of men would ditch women who gained weight 27-07-2011 11:30 AM

    New York: Men are more concerned with their partner's body type than women but they also seem to value family more highly, according to a new survey released on Tuesday. Nearly half of men questioned in the poll of 70,000 people said they would ditch a partner who gained weight,...
  • Man sued for calling out wrong name during sex 02-02-2011 08:05 PM

    Wellington: A New Zealand man faces a legal suit for allegedly crying out another woman's name while making love with his ex-partner. The complainant told the court that the 30-year-old man, who is also the father of her children, called out another woman's name while having sex after a Saturday...
  • WikiLeaks seeks more media partners 26-01-2011 08:11 PM

    London: WikiLeaks hopes to enlist as many as 60 news organisations from around the world in a bid to help speed the publication of its massive trove of secret US diplomatic memos, the site's founder says. Julian Assange told The Associated Press that he was making an effort to reach...
  • Female birds can retard fertility loss 23-01-2011 05:55 PM

    Washington: In birds like in humans, female fertility declines with age. Some female birds can slow their declining fertility by choosing the right mates. Female birds become progressively less fertile as age takes its toll, said co-author Josh Auld of the National Evolutionary Synthesis Centre in Durham, North Carolina. Older...
  • Elton John becomes father of Christmas baby 28-12-2010 11:54 AM

    Los Angeles: Elton John and his partner have become the proud parents of a son born to a surrogate in California on Christmas Day, US Weekly reported on Monday. The boy, named Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, is the first for the British rock star and Canadian filmmaker David Furnish, who...
  • Your partner's nagging could invite heartache 24-12-2010 02:57 PM

    London: This could be a valid reason for your partner to stop nagging -- it significantly increases your risk of suffering angina. Angina is a pain or discomfort in the chest and is usually caused by coronary heart disease. Some might experience focused pain only in arm, neck, stomach or...
  • Volkswagen becomes official partner for IPL-4,5 23-12-2010 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Europe's leading automobile firm, Volkswagen, became the official partner for the fourth and fifth season of the Indian Premiere League. It is the first German car brand to become official partners in the IPL. "We are extremely happy to commence what will certainly be a fruitful association with...
  • David Dhawan to bring Salman, Govinda together 31-10-2010 11:00 AM

    Filmmaker David Dhawan, a close associate of Salman and Govinda, and the one who has done the maximum number of films with them, is now in the process of bringing them together for the sequel of the film Partner. But stories about the real-life rift between the reel-life partners are...
  • Should a live-in partner have the same benefits as a married person? 22-10-2010 07:24 AM

    On 'Face The Nation', Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if a live-in partner should have the same benefits as a married person. ...
  • Supreme Court sets aside rights of live-in partner 21-10-2010 11:06 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside the high court verdict saying the man is not liable to pay for maintenance of his live-in partner. A woman in a live-in relationship is not entitled to maintenance unless she fulfills certain parameters, the Supreme Court held on Thursday while...