SHARES

  • Image-sharing service Twitpic to shut down on October 25 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The photo-sharing service Twitpic will be finally shutting down on October 25, according to a blog post by startup founder Noah Everett. The post reads as: "It's with a heavy heart that I announce again that Twitpic will be shutting down on October 25th. We worked through a...
  • Facebook may become top video-sharing site: Report 2 days ago

    New York: Videos on Facebook are fast catching up with YouTube in terms of number of shares and the social networking site may overtake YouTube in video sharing through its news feed soon, say researchers. An analysis based on 20,000 Facebook pages and 180,000 posts over one year found that Facebook...
  • Mirosoft Xim: A new app that lets you temporarily share photos on your phone with others October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Sharing photos with your friends has now become simpler and more secure with Microsoft's new Xim app. With this new photo-sharing app, built by Microsoft Research's FUSE labs, you can make others see photos on your phone without having to actually pass your phone around. All you have to...
  • India, Pakistan sweet sharing tradition on Eid a casualty to ceasefire violations October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: As the stand-off between India and Pakistan intensifies in Jammu and Kashmir, the countries have called off sweet sharing tradition along the Attari border on Eid. This cancellation comes after heavy shelling and firing from across the border has left five villagers dead and 29 injured in Jammu...
  • Nifty ends below 7950; IT surges, Hero up, Maruti falls 3 per cent October 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The market ended a dull day of trade on a flat note. The Nifty ended tad below 7950 down 19.25 points at 7945.55 while the Sensex slipped 62.52 points at 26567.99. Oil & gas and FMCG stocks were beaten down while IT stocks gained on dollar strength. Wipro, Infosys, M&M,...
  • Shiv Sena lashes out at RPI(A) chief for allying with BJP September 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Hitting out at Ramdas Athawale for isolating it by forging an alliance with BJP for the Maharashtra Assembly polls, Shiv Sena on Monday said the RPI(A) chief has "betrayed" dalits, whom he represents. "Ramdas Athawale switched sides to make an alliance with the BJP only to grab the goodies offered...
  • Instagram reportedly blocked in China amid Hong Kong protests September 29, 2014

    New York: Instagram, the popular photo-sharing service owned by Facebook, has been blocked in China, according to numerous reports, including from Hong Kong-based reporters with the New York Times. The company did not immediately return requests for confirmation. The reports came amid pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, where many have posted photos...
  • Sensex drops 276 points to 1-month low; oil, metal stocks bleed September 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Markets on Thursday slumped for the third straight day with Sensex losing over 276 points to end at 1-month low on losses in metal, power and banking bluechips due to mass cancellation of coal mines and sharp drop in oil & gas shares on government deferring a hike in...
  • No end to BJP, Sena seat sharing stand off yet as Amit Shah cancels Mumbai visit September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The impasse between allies Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena over seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections is likely to continue for some more time with the former's chief Amit Shah calling off his Mumbai visit yet again. Sources said that the decision was taken after talk between Sena...
  • Maharashtra polls: Smaller allies issue ultimatum to BJP, Shiv Sena on seat-sharing September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Seat-sharing troubles continue in Maharashtra where the smaller parties in the grand Shiv Sena-BJP Mahayuti alliance have issued an ultimatum. They have rejected the Sena's offer of seven seats to them. The Republican Party of India, the Rashtriya Samaj Party and Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghathana have threatened to release their list...
  • Maharashtra polls: BJP-Shiv Sena to hold core committee meetings today to discuss seat sharing September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party are holding core committee meetings today to discuss the issue of seat sharing ahead of the upcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. BJP President Amit Shah is scheduled to go to Mumbai on Thursday to hold a meeting with state party workers. Shah is also...
  • Samsung Power Sharing Cable: This $20 cable lets you charge devices using a Galaxy phone or tablet September 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Samsung has launched a new Power Sharing Cable that lets users charge micro USB devices with a Galaxy phone or tablet. In other words, with this cable, users can transfer power directly from their compatible Samsung device to any micro USB compatible device including a wearable, smartphone, tablet,...
  • Smaller parties of grand Mahayuti alliance miffed with Shiv Sena, BJP over seat sharing September 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Smaller parties of the grand Mahayuti alliance up the ante as they hint to walk out of the alliance over issue of seat sharing. The Republican Party of India, the Rashtriya Samaj Party and Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghathana have rejected the Bharatiya Janata Party proposal which offered them only seven...
  • Maharashtra: Sena hits out at media, says betting of Rs 100-500 crore on the fate of alliance September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece Saamna has hit out at media speculations over the future of its alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party. Trouble has been brewing in the 25-year-old alliance over the seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections. In first signs of a thaw in the saffron alliance...
  • Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena gives BJP 130 seats, keeps 151, say sources; CM issue remains September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Making last minutes effort to save the 25-year-old alliance, the Shiv Sena has sent a new seat sharing proposal to the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday. According to the new proposal, the Sena has offered 130 seats to the BJP, other allies 7 and kept 151 out of 288...
  • Maharashtra polls: No breakthrough in BJP-Sena seat sharing talks, both stick to their demands September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Even after series of meetings, there have no breakthrough in the seat sharing talks between Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party for Maharashtra Assembly elections. Leaders of both parties met on Tuesday morning at the BJP headquarter to resolve the impasse. Trouble has been brewing in the 25-year-old alliance as...
  • Maharashtra elections: Congress, NCP seat-sharing talks inconclusive September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Congress and National Congress Party held talks to try and iron out their differences over seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections. The Congress said that the first round of meeting on Tuesday morning was inconclusive. Senior Congress leader Narayan Rane told reporters that the two sides have decided to meet...
  • Maharashtra: Sena, BJP stick to their demands, but hope to resolve seat sharing issue soon September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party will once again hold meeting to resolve the impasse over seat sharing issue for Maharashtra Assembly elections on Tuesday morning at the BJP headquarter. The 25-year-old alliance has been in trouble for past few days as both the parties have refused to budge...
  • Market bleeds: Sensex plunges 431 points, Nifty below 8050 September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The market finally ended with deep cuts. The Sensex closed at 26775.69, down 431.05 points or 1.6 per cent while the Nifty slipped 128.75 points or 1.6 per cent at 8017.55. About 886 shares advanced, 2131 shares declined and 91 shares were unchanged. Wipro gained 1 per cent while...
  • Congress hints at going alone in Maharashtra as seat sharing tussle with NCP continues September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The seat sharing tussle between the Congress and National Congress Party continues to rock the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has hinted at Congress contesting alone in the upcoming polls if a consensus is not reached. The remarks came after Chaven held a late night emergency meeting...
  • Maharashtra polls: Don't break alliance, BJP urges Shiv Sena as deadlock on seat sharing continues September 22, 2014

    New Delhi: As allies Bharatiya Janata Party and Shiv Sena refuse to budge over seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections attempts are on to save the alliance. BJP President Amit Shah on Monday called up Shiv Sena chhief Uddhav Thackeray and urged him not to break the 25yearold alliance. This...
  • Maharashtra polls: Shiv Sena makes offer of 119 seats, BJP adamant on 130, alliance in trouble September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: The deadlock between Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party over seat sharing for Maharashtra Assembly elections continues even as the former has made a new offer of 119 seats to the latter. But the BJP wants 130 seats and the party was even ready to fight the polls alone...
  • Maharashtra elections: BJP unhappy with Shiv Sena's seat sharing offer, 25yearold alliance may break September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The 25yearold alliance of the Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata party is now on the verge of collapse as both the parties have refused to bow down over the seat sharing issue for Maharashtra Assembly elections. The Sena has proposed a new offer to the BJP on Sunday and gave...
  • Maharashtra elections: Shiv Sena keeps 151 seats for itself, offers 119 to BJP, other allies 18 September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: After weeks of negotiations and discussion, the Shiv Sena on Sunday made a new seatsharing offer to its 25yearold ally Bharatiya Janata Party for the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Sena said that they were willing to give BJP 119 seats and other allies 18 seats, leaving them with 151 out...
  • Maharashtra polls: NCP issues ultimatum to Congress over seat sharing issue September 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The deadlock continues over the seat sharing between Congress and National Congress Party for Maharashtra Assembly elections as both parties have refused to blink over the issue. The NCP has issued an ultimatum to the Congress asking it to decide on the seats in 24 hours. Both Congress and NCP...
  • BJP's new seat sharing proposal for Shiv Sena, demands 125130 seats in Maharashtra polls: sources September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The stalemate continues over seat sharing between Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party for Maharashtra Assembly elections. The BJP has proposed a new seat sharing formula and has demanded between 125130 seats, said sources on Saturday. The BJP has refused to discuss on winnability of seats and has demanded seats...
  • Maharashtra polls: Deadlock continues over seat sharing with Sena, BJP CEC to meet to decide candidates September 20, 2014

    Mumbai: Even as the Shiv sena and Bharatiya Janata Party continue to play hardball over seat sharing ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections, signs are emerging of a possible end to the deadlock to save the 25yearold alliance. The BJP Central Election Committee is likely to meet on Saturday to...
  • Maharashtra polls: Thaw in BJPShiv Sena standoff after backroom meeting? September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Could we see an end to the deadlock between Shiv Sena and the BJP ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly elections? The two parties definitely sound positive after a backroom meeting in Mumbai. Top Sena leaders Aditya Thackeray, Subash Desai and Anil Desai met BJP leader OP Mathur. Postmeeting, the BJP...
  • Alibaba jumps more than 40 pc in trading debut on NYSE September 19, 2014

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares surged by more than 40 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped in to buy what looks likely to be the largest IPO in history. More than two hours after trading began at the New York Stock Exchange, the stock opened...
  • Maharashtra polls: Shiv SenaBJP backroom meeting begins over seatsharing September 19, 2014

    Mumbai: Leaders of the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are holding a backroom meeting at a residential complex in south Mumbai over seatsharing in the Maharashtra Assembly elections. Shiv Sena leaders Aditya Thackeray, Subash Desai and Anil Desai are meeting the BJP's OP Mathur. This apparently is the first...