Singles

  • Sharapova beats Halep to win French Open for second time June 7, 2014

    Paris: Maria Sharapova won her second French Open title in three years, overcoming some shaky serving on Saturday to beat fourth-seeded Simona Halep 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 in the final. Sharapova has struggled with her serve this week and had 12 double-faults in the final on Court Philippe Chatrier. But she...
  • India aims for single window clearance for IT firms in China June 1, 2014

    Beijing: Eyeing a big foothold in China's booming IT services industry, India aims to press Beijing for working out a "single window clearance" concept to enable Indian IT companies to enter the Communist giant's market. "Hopefully we are able to negotiate a single window" concept to enable IT companies to enter...
  • Presenting Coldplay's new single 'A Sky Full of Stars' May 1, 2014

    London: British rock band Coldplay have unveiled their new single 'A Sky Full of Stars'. The song is the second single to be taken from the band's upcoming sixth album Ghost Stories, following 'Magic', reported Digital Spy. 'A Sky Full of Stars' will be available to download from May 3....
  • Musician Jack White records new single; releases limited-edition vinyl 4 hours later April 20, 2014

    Nashville: Jack White played his new single "Lazaretto" for a couple of hundred fans on Record Store Day and four hours later a copy of the performance was available on a limited run of vinyl. The singer and guitarist called it the "world's fastest-released record." But don't look for it in the...
  • Over 7 lakh voters, 3 candidates for Mizoram's lone LS seat March 31, 2014

    Royte is pitted as an Independent and being backed by the opposition Mizo National Front (MNF), Zoram Nationalist Party (ZNP), the Mizoram People's Conference (MPC), the Maraland Democratic Front (MDF), the Hmar People's Convention (HPC), the Paite Tribe Council (PTC), the BJP and the NCP, which formed an alliance under...
  • EC instructs single window system for party campaigns, contestants March 26, 2014

    The Election Commission (EC), on Wednesday, instructed officials to ensure a single window system for granting permission for campaigns, processions, public rallies and other election-related issues. The new system will come into force in all districts and will also be used by candidates for taking permission for use of vehicles, loud-speakers...
  • This election season, books talk politics March 10, 2014

    New Delhi: This election season it's all about political analysis, commentary and key political players. It is raining books - non-fiction by senior journalists and India watchers alike. All political leaders are fair game. The Telegraph Editor Sankarshan Thakur's 'Single Man' takes a look at the Janata Dal United leader and...
  • I do not have a boyfriend, says Lindsay Lohan January 26, 2014

    London: Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan insists she is not dating Christian Arno Williams and is happily single at present. The 27-year-old actress, who has been linked to model Williams in recent weeks, said she is completely unattached, reported Contactmusic. "I do not have a boyfriend, that can be confirmed," she...
  • Sherlyn Chopra seen with chic new haircut and nails the size of talons January 18, 2014

    Following in the footsteps of Priyanka Chopra, actress Sherlyn Chopra is all set to come up with her first single 'Bad Girl'. Keeping up with the image of a pop diva, she was spotted sporting long fingernails and a short bob at the launch of her song. She will also...
  • Panasonic to launch fewer digital cameras in 2014: Report November 21, 2013

    Bangalore: Japanese consumer electronics firm Panasonic Corp will launch about five compact digital cameras next year, half of this year's number, as it looks to return the business to profitability by fiscal 2014, the Nikkei reported. Panasonic has been shifting its focus to products for businesses, such as automotive systems and...
  • I am single; no plans to get married yet, says Katrina Kaif November 15, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif, rumoured to be in a relationship with Ranbir Kapoor, said here today that she is single and has no plans to get married. Recently, Katrina was left fuming after her bikini shots with Ranbir Kapoor during a holiday in Spain were leaked to the media,...
  • 5 literary works that should be adapted into Bollywood films September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: From 'Guide' to 'Kai Po Che', there are several popular filmmakers in Bollywood who are increasingly banking upon literary works for both appreciation and monetary gains. For those who are still not convinced, should consider the box office success of films '3 Idiots', 'Lootera', 'Devdas' which validate how...
  • China mulling relaxation of one-child policy: Official August 3, 2013

    Beijing: Facing a demographic crisis with an ageing population, China is mulling a move to further relax its one-child policy by permitting couples to have a second child if either the husband or wife hails from a one-child family. According to the current policy, both father and mother must be the...
  • Teaser: Priyanka Chopra's second single 'Exotic' July 2, 2013

    Priyanka Chopra's second single 'Exotic' which the Bollywood Diva shot with international rapper Pitbull in LA. ...
  • Ankita Raina clinches USD 10,000 ITF title June 29, 2013

    New Delhi: India's Ankita Raina hammered compatriot Eetee Maheta 6-3, 6-2 to lift the USD 10,000 ITF women's singles tennis tournament on Saturday. Second seed Ankita, who was playing in her fifth consecutive USD 10,000 ITF singles' final, was hardly troubled by the unseeded Maheta in the battle of baseliners. The world...
  • Defence Ministry planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders April 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Seeking to avoid allegations of favouritism and scams in acquisitions, the Defence Ministry is planning to put an end to single-vendor tenders and is expected to issue directions to the Services headquarters soon in this regard. The Ministry is considering formulation of a policy in this regard and it...
  • Finance Ministry to take up four FDI proposals today February 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Wednesday will consider four FDI proposals in single brand retailing, including that of Decathlon and Fossil Inc, worth Rs 750 crore. Proposals of French fashion brand Promod, crockery maker Le Creuset and sports giant Decathlon along with that of US-based accessories firm Fossil Inc...
  • Valentine's Day: New dating apps for singles February 12, 2013

    Toronto: Singles who believe in love at first sight can turn to new apps that will match them with potential dates in time for Valentine's Day, but only if each person has expressed an interest. With the new dating apps, users simply flip through photos of people in nearby locations and...
  • Justin Timberlake's new single out January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Singer Justin Timberlake has released his comeback single 'Suit and tie', which also features Jay Z. This is his first song in last six years. Timberlake's last song was 2007 hit 'The only promise that remains', said a statement. The song, a part of Timberlake's forthcoming album "The 20/20 Experience",...
  • Govt clears IKEA's proposal to invest in single-brand retail November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Government's single-window body to clear foreign investment proposals, FIPB, on Tuesday cleared Swedish furniture major IKEA's Rs 10,500-crore project, the largest FDI in single-brand retail so far. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) has approved the proposal of IKEA, Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram said after the board...
  • Finance Ministry to decide on IKEA's FDI proposal November 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is likely to take a decision on Swedish furniture major IKEA's Rs 10,500-crore investment plan on Tuesday, the largest FDI proposal in single-brand retail so far. IKEA's proposal to set up 25 stores in India is listed on the agenda of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB),...
  • Madonna named best-selling female singles artist October 29, 2012

    London: Pop star Madonna has been named the best-selling female singles artist in Britain's music chart history. The 54-year-old defeated Rihanna to take the title by selling more than 17.8 million (copies of her) singles in Britain since the release of her debut track 'Holiday' back in 1984, reports contactmusic.com. Rihanna came...
  • Hyderabad: Single-seater aircraft for just Rs 1 lakh September 17, 2012

    Hyderabad: Students of mechanical engineering at the Lords Institute of Engineering and Technology have designed and fabricated an aircraft that can be used for commuting within the city, in what is called an effort to solve traffic problems in the city. Made with a budget of about Rs 1 lakh,...
  • Amendments: FDI in single-brand product retail trading September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion for amendment of the existing policy on Foreign Direct Investment in Single-Brand Product Retail Trading. Here is the full text of the decision: Government had permitted FDI, up to 100 per cent, in single brand product...
  • Djokovic threatens Murray's grand slam dream September 10, 2012

    New York: Andy Murray is on the verge of crowning Britain's golden summer by ending one of the longest droughts in sport. Only the formidable figure of Novak Djokovic stands in his way of winning Monday's US Open men's final. It has been 76 years since a British man last won...
  • MRF launches Formula 2000 single-seater racer August 25, 2012

    Chennai: Indian tyre major MRF today launched Formula 2000, a racing car for the MRF Challenge 2012, a series which will be held as a support race for the Formula One Indian Grand Prix in October this year. Launching the red coloured car, MRF brand Ambassador...
  • Sawarn Singh finishes 16th in single sculls August 3, 2012

    London: Indian rower Sawarn Singh finished 16th in the finals of the Olympic single sculls at the Eaton Dorney here Friday. He clocked seven minutes and 29.66 seconds in his qualification Group Final C, where he finished fourth. New Zealander Mahe Drysdale took gold with a time of six minutes and 57.82...
  • Men tennis: Britain's Murray reaches semi-final August 2, 2012

    London: Andy Murray moved a step closer to becoming Britain's first Olympic singles tennis medallist since 1920, reaching the semi-finals with a straight-sets win over Spain's Nicolas Almagro on Thursday. Murray wrapped up the match in less than an hour, winning 6-4, 6-1 for his third win in four matches against...
  • Rower Swarn fails to make it to the semis July 31, 2012

    London: Rower Swarn Singh bowed out of medal contention in the men's singles sculls event at the London Olympics 2012 after finishing fourth in the quarter-finals here on Tuesday. Swarn qualified for the quarter-finals after winning the repechage round, following his fourth place finish in the heats. But on Tuesday, Swarn...
  • Vardhan goes down fighting on Olympic debut July 30, 2012

    London: Vishnu Vardhan fought hard but could not make the most of the lucky opportunity he got to compete in the men's singles as he suffered a straight sets defeat to world number 77 Blaz Kavcic in the tennis competition at the London Olympics on Monday. Vardhan, ranked 304, lost 3-6...