Predictions

  • Wary of pollsters, many draw election tips from bookies 24-03-2014 01:54 PM

    New Delhi: Despite India's prohibitions on gambling, anyone keen to bet on who will be the next occupant of the Prime Minister's residence at 7, Race Course Road can call a closely guarded phone number, or find the right doorway in a city backstreet. The world's largest democracy goes to...
  • Bad news for Broncos fans, Utah ape predicts Seahawks will win Super Bowl. He's not been wrong in 6 years 01-02-2014 01:08 PM

    Salt Lake City: A Utah ape that has correctly picked the Super Bowl winner for six straight years predicted Thursday that the Seattle Seahawks will be the next NFL champion. Eli the ape ran into an enclosure Thursday morning and swiftly knocked down a papier-mache helmet bearing the Seahawks logo,...
  • The power and the limitations of Opinion Poll based projections 13-12-2013 02:14 PM

    New Delhi: I have been a psephologist for about 16 years and have had a fair amount of success in predicting seats in an upcoming election. Here is a post-mortem of what I said and what happened in the current round of elections. Since 2005, I have been working with...
  • Rains lash Delhi, NCR again; waterlogging, traffic jams in many areas 22-07-2013 04:10 PM

    Heavy rains continued to lash New Delhi and NCR on Monday with waterlogging reported in many areas. The city still remains wary after torrential rain crippled the capital two days ago. ...
  • Heavy rains lash Delhi, NCR again, waterlogging at several places 22-07-2013 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Heavy rains continued to lash New Delhi and NCR on Monday with water-logging reported in many areas. Traffic jams have been reported at Nizamudin bridge, Ashram, Mathura road, near Pragati Maidan, Kalindi Kunj, ITO. The city is still recovering from the aftermath of the torrential rain that has...
  • 'Mobile phones to outnumber human population by 2014' 12-05-2013 08:03 PM

    London: The number of mobile phone subscriptions are set to outnumber the world's population by the end of 2014, a United Nations agency report has said. According to the International Telecoms Union's (ITU) prediction, mobile phone subscriptions will pass a whopping seven billion early in 2014. Currently, there are 6.8...
  • US: Nate Silver gets 49 states results right, Florida awaited 08-11-2012 08:54 AM

    New York: So much for gut feeling. After correctly predicting the results in 49 of the 50 states that have been called in the US election (Florida remains too close to call), Nate Silver, the statistician behind the popular FiveThirtyEight blog, woke on Wednesday to find himself the poster child...
  • Star predictions for the year 2012 22-09-2011 03:13 PM

    From political fortunes of Rahul Gandhi to what's next for Big B, Australian astrologer and face-reader Dadhichi Toth has all the answers. ...
  • Six releases in Bollywood this week 23-08-2011 11:56 AM

    New Delhi: Trade analysts are calling it the lull before the storm. Salman Khan-starrer "Bodyguard" will hit the screens on Eid, but several lesser known, small budget films will fill the gap till then. Be it "Chitkabrey", "Shabri", "Mr Bhatti On Chutti" or "Yeh Dooriyan", "Rivaaz" and "Stand By", they...
  • Now, a test to predict the start of menopause 08-08-2011 10:13 PM

    London: For the first time, scientists have developed a simple hormone test that could measure how fast a woman's biological clock is ticking, a move they say could revolutionise family planning by predicting when a woman is likely to start the menopause. The test devised by a team from St...
  • Indian stars shining bright for WC win: astrologers 01-04-2011 02:58 PM

    Astrologers' predictions on whether Sachin Tendulkar will score his 100th ton and who will win the World Cup 2011. ...
  • Met department looks for faster supercomputers 09-03-2011 10:32 AM

    New Delhi: Predicting the weather means calculating a thousand different possibilities. India has supercomputers to do that. But now, it wants one that is four times faster. Minister of State of Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar said, "We want to ratchet up our computing capacity from 70 terraflops to 300...
  • Monsoon Mania: Delhi struggles to keep its head above water 29-07-2009 12:25 AM

    Delhi struggled to get its act together in the face of a heavy spell of rain. ...
  • MP drought-hit 09-07-2009 05:31 PM

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  • Play Tally Ho: Predict final vote tally 15-05-2009 12:47 PM

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  • Astrologers predict polls '09 most unpredictable 14-05-2009 11:24 AM

    Even as parties wait for May 16, astrologers predict numbers. ...
  • Masand Predicts: Who will take home the Oscars 21-02-2009 02:45 PM

    Rajeev Masand predicts who takes home the Golden Lady. ...
  • Sex, sighs and surveys: Prediction 2008 02-01-2008 12:20 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi said his team were happy to play their World Cup knockout stage matches in India despite earlier voicing concerns about security. "It does not matter to us where we play our quarter-final. The biggest issue for us was to qualify for the knockout stage and...
  • Massive earthquake likely to hit Delhi, say experts 02-12-2007 08:43 AM

    Kapil Dev talks about the feeling Team India had after they won the 1983 World Cup at Lord's. ...
  • Norton a day, keeps the hackers away 08-08-2007 11:38 PM

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  • Monsoon hits Delhi ahead of schedule 28-06-2007 05:12 PM

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  • Met predicts less rainfall this year 19-04-2007 10:17 PM

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  • Astrologer predicts wrong, faces court 03-03-2007 03:49 PM

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  • Scientists predict future tsunami 25-12-2006 04:20 PM

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  • Hackers will get bolder in 2007 11-12-2006 09:06 PM

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