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  • Christie's sells Tipu Sultan's ring for Rs 1.5 crore amid criticism May 23, 2014

    London: A ring belonging to Mysore's legendary ruler Tipu Sultan's has been sold at an auction for Rs. 1.5 crore on Friday in London. Auction house Christie's said the 41.2 gram ring was sold to an undisclosed bidder for almost 10 times its price. Tipu Sultan had died at the hands...
  • Photos: World's first all-diamond ring is 150 carat, $70 million and literally carved from a single diamond with no metal support May 6, 2014

    There is one ring to rule them all, and this is that ring.Geneva-based Swiss jewellers Shawish has designed a 150-carat diamond ring that is literally the master of all diamond rings. The $70 million-ring at Baselworld has been chiselled from one, single faceted diamond, with no metal support at all....
  • Snapshot: Engaged Johnny Depp shows off 'chick's ring' April 1, 2014

    Beijing: Johnny Depp showed off a diamond engagement ring that he called a "chick's ring" on Monday - indirectly confirming rumors of his engagement to actress Amber Heard. Asked whether he was engaged, the "Pirates of the Caribbean" star told The Associated Press: "The fact that I'm wearing a chick's...
  • Russia pokes fun at itself by deliberately doing a repeat of the Olympic ring fail in closing ceremony February 24, 2014

    Russia proved to the world it had a sense of humour by deliberately doing a repeat of the Olympic ring fail in the closing ceremony of the Sochi Winter Olympics this year. In the closing ceremony, dancers mimicked the expanding rings of the Olympic logo. However, similar to what the...
  • A ring-shaped wearable device that turns your palm into touch interface February 3, 2014

    Washington: A new gesture-based wearable transmitter that turns your palm into a touch interface has been developed by an Indian IT-start up. The ring-shaped transmitter called Fin is worn on the thumb and uses Bluetooth to communicate with different devices. The portable device enables users to control up to three...
  • Miley Cyrus unable to find her engagement ring February 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Pop star Miley Cyrus says she has no idea about the whereabouts of her engagement ring, which her ex-fiance Liam Hemsworth gave her. The couple broke off their engagement in September 2013. According to dailymail.co.uk, the 21-year-old, who features as the Spring-Summer cover girl of Love magazine, was questioned about...
  • Saturn's rings are 4.4 billion years old January 3, 2014

    Researchers using data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft have found that Saturn's rings formed around 4.4 billion years ago, shortly after the planet itself took shape. The origin of Saturn's ring system remains hotly debated, with some researchers arguing that it's a relatively young structure and others holding that it coalesced long...
  • What makes 'The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug' a smart film December 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Sleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken. If they didn't, there wouldn't be a story. So it's hardly news that in the second installment of Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' trilogy, the dragon rouses from his slumber. What IS news: the franchise wakes up, too. Die-hard fans might...
  • Keerthy replaces Mia in Malayalam film 'Ring Master' December 7, 2013

    After making her debut along with Mohanlal in 'Geethanjali', Keerthy Suresh has bagged another project. She will be seen opposite Dileep in Malayalam film 'Ring Master'. Earlier, Mia was signed for the role but later Keerthy stepped into her shoes. Directed by Rafi, Keerthy will be seen in the seen...
  • Indonesia orders mass evacuation as alert raised on Sumatra volcano November 24, 2013

    Indonesia ordered the evacuation of 15,000 residents near an active volcano in the west of the vast archipelago on Sunday as authorities raised the alert for the emergency to the highest level. Mount Sinabung on the island of Sumatra has become increasingly active in recent months, spewing columns of ash several...
  • Ring Road Shubha: Kannada film industry's first all women crew film November 13, 2013

    Bangalore: A film conceived, written, directed, edited and produced - all by women. In all likelihood, we have all watched women-centric films and those with a dominant female cast. And then there is the all-women crew. In a first for Sandalwood, an all-women crew is set to roll out their...
  • Did Siddharth present a ring to Samantha? October 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Samantha has a reason to rejoice. Having participated in multiple popular projects, Samantha has emerged as one of the bankable stars. Samantha, who was recently spotted at a success event of her Telugu movie 'Attarntiki Daredi', looked flattering in a polka dot outfit. While the actress was busy...
  • Karnataka pharmacist makes a ring for women that can sting attackers September 16, 2013

    Beware of assaulting women, as a Karnataka pharmacist has devised a protective ring to sting an attacker like a honey bee. "The gruesome (Dec 16) gang-rape in New Delhi last year prompted me to devise a safety ring that can be worn by women on their right index finger to defend...
  • Kris Humphries auctioning off Kim Kardashian's engagement ring September 12, 2013

    Los Angeles: Kim Kardashian's ex-husband Kris Humphries is auctioning off reality TV star's 20-carat diamond engagement ring. The NBA player has reportedly listed the ring for an October 15 sale at Christie's auction house in New York City. Humphries is not named explicitly as the seller, but according to reports, the...
  • Assam govt to start new technology to stop power theft August 19, 2013

    Facing Rs 900-crore annual revenue loss by Assam Power Distribution Company, the state government on Monday said it will implement Ring Fence System, a technology to prevent stealing of power at a total expenditure of Rs 875 crore. The Ring Fence System will be set up in 72 towns along with...
  • Man burns to death as car catches fire after overturning June 24, 2013

    Hyderabad: A man was burnt to death and two others were injured when the BMW car in which they were travelling overturned before catching fire near Outer Ring Road Hyderabad on Sunday, police said. The ill-fated vehicle rammed into a railing and turned turtle around 1 pm near the tollgate at...
  • Kashmere Gate, ISBT flooded; Yamuna still flows above danger mark June 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Many areas in north Delhi's Kashmere Gate and neighbouring ISBT have been flooded as the Yamuna continued to be in spate. A nearby monastery and the Monastery Market remained inundated as water level continued to rise forcing closure of the market. "There are about 300 markets, mostly ready-made clothes...
  • Delhi: Massive waterlogging continues on roads even as Yamuna level recedes marginally June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna continues to recede in New Delhi and is at the 207.26 meters mark. The water level which touched the 207.30 meters mark has gone down marginally to 207.26 meters on Thursday morning and the trend is likely to continue. The water level in...
  • Delhi: Yamuna water level rises, water spills over to roads June 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The water level in the Yamuna continues to rise in New Delhi and has touched 207.25 metres mark, which is the highest since 2010. The water has spilled over to the Outer Ring Road and is expected to affect the traffic movement. The water level in the river...
  • Terror bid foiled, 15,000 kg explosives found in Pakistan June 9, 2013

    Islamabad: An imminent terrorist attack was averted on Saturday in Pakistan's northwest city of Peshawar, when police recovered 15,000 kg of explosive material from a warehouse, a media report said. Police found the explosive material and two pick-ups vans during an operation on Peshawar's Ring Road, Dawn News reported. Two suspects...
  • I considered not being an actress after 'Harry Potter': Emma Watson June 8, 2013

    London: Actress Emma Watson of 'Harry Potter' fame says she had contemplated quitting acting after the successful movie series came to an end. She admits that it took her a while to leave the experience behind her. "I basically took two years out and stepped as far away from it as...
  • Tamil-Canadian film to screen at Shanghai film festival May 29, 2013

    Chennai: Canadian filmmaker Lenin M Sivam's Tamil-Canadian venture 'A Gun & A Ring' is set to make its world debut at the 16th Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) in June. Nominated for the prestigious Golden Goblet Award, the highest prize awarded at the festival, the film uses brilliantly interwoven montage of...
  • Li's visit: Chinese embassy, hotel turn into fortresses May 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The Chinese embassy was on Sunday turned into a fortress as Premier Li Keqiang arrived on a state visit while a tight security ring was thrown around the Taj Palace Hotel where he is staying. Delhi Police have deployed more personnel and shut down certain roads, including those...
  • Coming up: A Kannada movie with an all-women crew April 23, 2013

    Indian cinema, which completes 100 years of its inception this year, has often faced criticism for its chauvinist content. The film industry has celebrated women - her power to forgive and her beauty but is still largely dominated by men. Not only on the silver screen, but women's presence behind...
  • Snapshot: 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson pole dances in her new film April 16, 2013

    Little Hermione has clearly grown up. No more the innocent child actor of the popular 'Harry Potter' series, actress Emma Watson, 23, features in Sofia Coppola's new film 'The Bling Ring'. While the film is scheduled to release in June this year, MTV released a small clip from the film...
  • Snapshot: OMG! Is that an engagement ring on Rani Mukerji's finger? March 14, 2013

    Rani Mukerji was spotted with what looked like a huge diamond on her ring finger. She is rumoured to be dating Aditya Chopra. At a recent event she was even referred to as Rani Chopra by veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha implying that she is already married to the producer-director. ...
  • Ring the bell global call to stop wife-beating March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: A middle-aged man cleaning his motorcycle in a quiet Indian neighbourhood is distracted when he hears the repeated cries of a woman being beaten by her husband in a first floor apartment nearby. Unsettled, he walks into the building, climbs the stairs and nervously rings the doorbell of...
  • Victoria's lip ring: fashion disaster of century February 5, 2013

    London: Victoria Beckham may be a well regarded fashionista now but a lip ring that she wore during a performance in 2001 has helped her top the list of fashion disaster of the century ahead of Lady Gaga and Angelina Jolie. The former Spice Girls singer is leading the list with...
  • Kannada director Priya is all set to launch her next January 22, 2013

    Kannada director Priya Belliappa is all ready with her movie 'Ring Road Shuba'. Based on a real life murder, this movie is a full on suspense thriller. Having studied in Pune, Priya Belliappa was looking for a right protagonist role and intended to give training for it. A pass out of...