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  • Gender of a potential partner? Unimportant while dating, says Harry Styles November 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: One Direction singer Harry Styles believes that the gender of a potential love interest doesn't matter when it comes to dating. The 20-year-old star revealed it in an interview with On Demand Entertainment where he was accompanied by his bandmate Liam Payner, reports femalefirst.co.uk. When asked about what traits they...
  • PM Modi likely to attend technology fair in Germany in April 2015 September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the worldrenowned engineering and technology fair at Hannover in Germany in April next year, an official statement on Wednesday said. India has conveyed its consent to be the 'Partner Country' at the fiveday engineering fair in Germany to be held from...
  • Etihad partners Google to make flight search easier July 8, 2014

    Dubai: Abu Dhabibased Etihad Airways has struck a partnership with Google to make it more convenient for travellers to check the airline's flight schedules and fares using the search engine. Using Flight Search application of Google, travellers in the US, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, France, Italy, Germany, Poland and...
  • Bernie Ecclestone says he could bid to buy back Formula One July 5, 2014

    Silverstone: Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone has raised the possibility of making a multibillion dollar bid to buy back the sport's commercial rights from owners CVC Capital Partners. "It is possible, although one or two other companies are interested and I would not enter an auction," the 83yearold, who is on...
  • Bain sues Ernst & Young over $60 mn loss in Lilliput Kidswear June 13, 2014

    Hong Kong/Mumbai: Global private equity firm Bain Capital Partners LLC is suing EY in a United States court, claiming that the auditing firm cost it roughly $60 million by advising it to invest in Lilliput Kidswear, a children's clothing company in India. Bain alleges that it invested around $60 million in...
  • We don't treat alliance partners as a burden: Arun Jaitley June 10, 2014

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Bharatiya Janata Party will continue with its alliance partner even if they got absolute majority. He said, "We are in an era of coalitions. My party believes that despite the absolute majority, we are in an era of alliances because it represents the federal...
  • Snapshot: Salman Khan shares photos of his 'partner' on Twitter, hints at doing a film with Govinda June 6, 2014

    For years there have been several reports suggesting the fallout between stars Salman Khan and Govinda. The reason? Salman 'Dabangg' Khan not promoting Govinda's daughter Narmadaa about two years back. If recent reports are to be believed, Salman and Govinda have patched up. Not only was Salman's car seen parked...
  • Indiaborn BR Shetty buys Travelex in a nearly Rs 10,000 crore deal May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: India born AbuDhabi based billionaire BR Shetty is acquiring leading foreign exchange specialist firm Travelex Holdings for one billion pounds, sources said. BR Shetty, 72, is buying Travelex from private equity player Apax Partners, Lloyd Dorfman (Founder and Chairman of Travelex) and other shareholders. Though the commercial...
  • Woman accuses livein partner of raping her on the pretext of marriage May 23, 2014

    A married woman, who was separated from her husband, has accused a 21yearold youth of raping her for over an year on the pretext of marriage. The 22yearold woman was in a livein relationship with the accused, Saddam, since last one year in VanTalab locality in Jaipur. She had recently come...
  • Man held for abduction, rape of business partner's married sister May 3, 2014

    A man was arrested for allegedly kidnapping and raping a married woman to "settle scores" with her brother who was his estranged business partner, police said on Saturday. Aleem Khan was apprehended on Friday on a tip off by the victim's brother, they said. Police said Khan allegedly wanted to take revenge...
  • Twitter buys social data provider Gnip, plans to offer more sophisticated data analysis April 16, 2014

    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 to...
  • Buy this snore-triggered nudging pillow if you're sick of your snorer partner February 22, 2014

    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 of...
  • I would never respect a guy who is not an achiever: Priyanka Chopra November 30, 2013

    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 has...
  • Ecclestone rejects German firm's allegation of corrupt F1 sale October 31, 2013

    London: A firm's claim for more than $100 million in damages from Bernie Ecclestone is farfetched 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 defendants...
  • UPA will win 2014 elections: Sharad Pawar October 19, 2013

    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 October 4, 2013

    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 394unit housing development, complete with swimming pool, sports pub and a convenience store, that will be built one and a half miles...
  • Robert Pattinson wants a confident woman as his partner September 14, 2013

    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 the best...
  • Andhra Pradesh: CocaCola dedicates 200th rebuilt school July 13, 2013

    Hyderabad: CocaCola 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 semiurban India, a statement said. Irial Finan, executive vice president, the CocaCola Company along with senior government functionaries dedicated the Nallagutta School...
  • Flipkart raises $200 million through private equity July 11, 2013

    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 ecommerce company in the country. The money was raised from South African technology group Naspers Ltd and private equity funds Tiger Global and...
  • India will continue to be strategic partner: US July 3, 2013

    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 April 15, 2013

    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...
  • Indians spy on, stalk expartners online: McAfee February 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Indians are more likely to check their partner's email accounts, stalk their expartners on Facebook and Twitter and even post pictures of private moments online, compared to their global counterparts, says a survey by security software maker McAfee. The survey titled 'Love, Relationships, and Technology: When Private Data Gets...
  • RIM names multiple BlackBerry 10 music, video partners January 29, 2013

    Toronto: Research In Motion Ltd has gathered a number of bigname music and video partners for its BlackBerry 10 storefront, ranging from Walt Disney Studios and Sony Pictures to Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group. RIM announced the partners on Monday, ahead of Wednesday's launch of its first phones based...
  • Panasonic may sell its Sanyo digital camera business December 12, 2012

    Tokyo: Panasonic may sell its Sanyo digital camera business to Japanese private equity fund Advantage Partners by the end of March, a source familiar with the plan said. A final decision on the sale will be made by the end of the year, the source said on condition he was...
  • Not enough travel, wrong partner biggest lifetime regrets November 23, 2012

    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 October 24, 2012

    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....
  • Mumbai: Female lawyer found dead in Wadala August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: A female lawyer was found dead in the Wadala area of Mumbai on Thursday. A police officer said that the woman's throat was slit and that the neighbours informed the police. The police have taken her livein partner into custody and he is being questioned. He is also said...
  • Microsoft kept PC partners in dark about Surface June 20, 2012

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp kept its personal computer partners largely in the dark about its plans to launch a competing tablet computer, with some longtime collaborators learning of the new gadget only days before its unveiling, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The secrecy that shrouded the Surface...
  • My focus is on quality, not quantity: Zarine Khan April 7, 2012

    Mumbai: Actress Zarine Khan has featured in just two films in her twoyearold career in Bollywood. She says it's because she is more focused on quality, rather that quantity. "My life has been very unplanned, but as I have said this before that I plan to do only quality work than...
  • Govida to star in Pahlaj Nihalani's 'Avatar' March 15, 2012

    Govinda may be far from being Hero No.1, but now he is attempting another comeback in an action drama 'Avatar'. ...