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  • Robert Downey Jr. used to sing for charity December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. says he used to sing in shopping centres to raise money for music education. The 49-year-old says he produced a series of unplanned concerts, reports contactmusic.com. "When I was growing up, it was a given that if you wanted to have that initial exploration into music,...
  • Watch: This hilarious video shows how a man's truly terrible singing scares a poor little spider on the wall August 18, 2014

    User Andrew Wilcox uploaded a video on YouTube of him singing so off key that he scared the bejesus out of a tiny spider that was quietly minding its own business on the wall. Andrew wrote in the description: "I am the spider remover. Whenever my sisters see a...
  • Priyanka Chopra has crooned a lullaby for 'Mary Kom' July 23, 2014

    Mumbai: Actresssinger Priyanka Chopra has sung a lullaby in her forthcoming film "Mary Kom", a biopic on the fivetime World Champion boxer. "I have sung a lori (lullaby) in the film, which comes in the important part of the film. It's a very intimate conversation between the mother and child and...
  • Six constables suspended for allegedly extorting money June 29, 2014

    In a crackdown against corruption in police force, six constables were on Sunday suspended after they were allegedly found extorting money during a surprise check by the Senior Superintendent of Police. SSP Dharmendra Singh this morning suspended six police constables for being found involved in illegal activities, said a senior police...
  • Watch: BJP MP Devjibhai dances outside Parliament June 5, 2014

    Surendranagar BJP MP Devjibhai Fatehpura danced outside Parliament on Thursday before being sworn in. MP Manoj Tiwari was also seen singing outside Parliament. ...
  • #Twittergate: All that you wanted to know about the @PMOIndia controversy May 22, 2014

    On May 20, four days after the Congress party and its ruling alliance conceded the mother of all mandates in three decades to the Narendra Modiled Bharatiya Janata Party, the Twitter handle of the Prime Minister's Office, @PMOIndia, vanished mysteriously. It soon reappeared, but minus its 1.2 million followers, and...
  • VK Singh calls AAP anti-nationalist, says he doesn't take Shazia Ilmi seriously March 27, 2014

    The BJP is the only "nationalist" party while the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is "anti-nationalist", BJP candidate and former army chief VK Singh said on Thursday. Singh told IANS that he was not taking Ghaziabad's AAP candidate Shazia Ilmi seriously. "This country cannot forgive anti-nationalists. They (AAP) are anti-nationalist. They are arguing...
  • Watch: Singing nun takes Italy by storm after appearing on the country's talent-scouting reality show 'The Voice' March 24, 2014

    A singing nun, Sister Cristina Scuccia, has taken Italy by storm after appearing on the country's talent-scouting reality show 'The Voice'. The judges, audience and other participants had a pleasant jolt when they heard her sing. The 25-year-old member of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy Family performed Alicia Keys'...
  • JD(U) dismisses AAP as a factor in Bihar February 7, 2014

    A day after one of its leaders joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) quitting the government as well as the party, the JD(U) on Friday dismissed the Delhibased party as a factor in Bihar in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls. "The AAP led by the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is...
  • Qubool Hai: Karan Singh Grover asked to leave the show December 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Actor Karan Singh Grover, known for his role of Asad Ahmed Khan on 'Qubool Hai', has been asked to leave the show for his alleged unprofessional behaviour. The makers of the Zee TV show have cited the 31yearold actor's lack of commitment towards the show for letting him go. They...
  • Congress making backdoor deals with Maoists: Modi November 14, 2013

    Bemetara: Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the Congress of making backdoor deals with Maoists and of misleading the people. "The Congress lacks the courage to fight Maoists and makes backdoor deals with them. But Raman Singh is fighting them," said Modi...
  • FTP: 67 pc voter turnout in Chhattisgarh: Do the poor prize their vote more than the rich? November 12, 2013

    The 18 Assembly constituencies which were up for Chhattisgarh polls on Monday were from one of most militarised zones in the World. The second phase of polling is on November 19 and the counting of votes on December 8. ...
  • Congress MLA opens fire during a party at minister's residence, 2 injured September 18, 2013

    An MLA of Uttarakhand's ruling Congress party on Tuesday allegedly opened fire at the residence of state Agriculture Minister Harak Singh Rawat during a party leaving two persons, including a party leader, injured. A party was on at the minister's residence when Congress MLA from Khanpur in Haridwar district Kunwar Pranav...
  • State Congress stopping flow of central grants to Punjab: Prakash Sing Badal September 1, 2013

    Gurdaspur: Reports in a section of the local media related to alleged comments by Union Minister Jairam Ramesh that the state Congress leadership was opposing central grants for the state had exposed the anti-Punjab stance of the party, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said on Sunday. Interacting with reporters in Gurdaspur on the...
  • News 360: Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh found hanging in Tihar jail March 11, 2013

    Delhi gangrape accused Ram Singh was found hanging in his cell in Tihar jail in the early hours on Monday. Jail authorities have said it is a suicide case and has ordered a probe into the death. ...
  • After Guru's hanging, politics over death row convicts starts February 12, 2013

    New Delhi: After the execution of the 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, political slugfest over convicts on death row has began. After Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's statement on Guru, the Shiromani Akali Dal has said the party will not allow the government to carry out the...
  • Watch: Mamata croons 'Aye mere watan ke logon' October 1, 2012

    Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee reached Jantar Mantar on Monday for her party's rally against FDI in retail. There were over 5,000 people present at the rally. Mamata Banerjee shared the stage with Trinamool Congress leader Dinesh Trivedi. The rally is Mamata's first in the capital after her exit from the...
  • Surkshetra: IndoPak singing reality show to begin August 31, 2012

    The show attempts to bring the best vocal talents from India and Pakistan and will be judged by Indian singing legend Asha Bhonsle along with Abida Parveen from Pakistan and Runa Laila from Bangladesh. ...
  • Bharti Airtel Q4 net falls 28 pc as competition bites May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Bharti Airtel India's biggest mobile phone carrier by subscribers, reported its ninth straight quarterly profit decline as intense price competition and losses on foreign exchange eroded earnings. Consolidated net profit fell to 10.06 billion rupees in the fourth quarter ended March from 14 billion rupees a year earlier, Bharti...
  • Man who sleeps naked invents 'singing lantern' April 13, 2012

    Srinagar: Tired of being found naked in his sleep every time soldiers searched his house during operations at the peak of militancy, Gulam Mohammad Mir, a farmer with no formal education, struck an idea to escape his tribulations. Mir, habitual to sleeping without clothes, developed a 'singing lantern', powered by...
  • Aurangabad: Singing for a world record January 25, 2012

    New Delhi: An attempt is being made to create a new world record in Aurangabad where an event has been organised to break the Guinness world record of most people singing the national anthem at the same place. The event started with a performance by noted singer and composer Shankar...
  • Scientists create mouse that tweets December 23, 2010

    London: A team of Japanese scientists have created a geneticallymodified "tweeting" mouse which they say will shed new light on how languages evolved. The singing mouse developed by the researchers at the University of Osaka as part of their 'Evolved Mouse Project'are prone to miscopying DNA and are more likely to...
  • Sachin is the real Bharat Ratna, says Lata December 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar feels blessed to have a 'son' like Sachin Tendulkar and wants the batting sensation to carry on his innings for many more years and win the Bharat Ratna. Congratulating Sachin on his hitting his 50th test century, his avid fan says her blessings are always...
  • Obama reads his children's book to 2nd graders December 18, 2010

    Arlington: Usually, bigname authors plug their books on a nationwide book tour. President Barack Obama took a lowerkey approach Friday, reading selections from his new children's book to a group of delighted secondgraders in suburban Virginia. In the library of Long Branch Elementary School, some four dozen youngsters giggled and squirmed...
  • John apologises for kissing Sugandha October 15, 2010

    New Delhi: Even though Sugandha Mishra was on top of the world after being kissed by Bollywood actor John Abraham, the act didn't go down well with her grandfather. Sugandha, a contestant in Zee TV's music reality show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar", was elated when John kissed her...
  • Obama to bring out new book for children September 14, 2010

    New York: Coming two weeks after Election Day, a book from President Barack Obama for some of the nation's nonvoters: inspirational stories for children about American pioneers. "Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters" is a tribute to 13 groundbreaking Americans, from the first president, George Washington, to baseball...
  • Nagpur man sings for 80 hours, claims record July 28, 2010

    Nagpur: A professional singer from Nagpur has staked claim to a new world record in solo singing for 80 hours and 4 minutes with the Guinness Book of World Records, an official said on Tuesday. "The singer Rajesh Burbure, 35, completed his marathon singing session in a public hall...
  • Indian Idol 5 first episode April 27, 2010

    They came, they saw and they conquered after creating ripples in the Indian television industry with its successful run of four seasons..The first episode of Indian Idol 5 hits the tube on Monday, April 26, 2010 at 9.00 pm IST exclusively on Sony Entertainment Television. The fifth season of this iconic...
  • Can you yodel? Yahoo! is looking for you October 15, 2009

    New Delhi: Search engine major Yahoo! has invited people to submit the recording of their own yodel and stand a chance to be featured in the company's global advertising campaign. Yahoo!'s campaign was launched in late September that seeks to generate buzz using what it calls its bestknown brand asset, "the...
  • Student singed, beaten for not attending classes July 7, 2009

    Lucknow: A 10yearold boy was allegedly singed with a burning candle and beaten up by his teacher in a school in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district for taking leave without informing authorities, police said on Tuesday. "The incident took place in the St Martin school in Deoria and Aman Kumar, a Class...