Sunday

  • UK's Pakistani-origin minister asks migrants to learn English 18-05-2014 07:08 PM

    London: Immigrants coming into the UK must learn English as part of their contributions to British society, according to the country's first senior British Asian minister. UK culture secretary Sajid Javid, born in Britain to Pakistani immigrants, criticised migrants who had lived in the UK for many years but still...
  • Watch: Pope swarmed by fans seeking selfies with him 14-04-2014 11:01 AM

    The selfie-fever has now spread to the Vatican. With Easter approaching, the Pope was swarmed by crowds but this time they were trying to take selfies with him. Watch! ...
  • Senior journalist MJ Akbar joins BJP 22-03-2014 10:46 AM

    New Delhi: In yet another major impetus to the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of Lok Sabha elections, senior journalist MJ Akbar joined the saffron brigade on Saturday. In presence of party chief Rajnath Singh, the noted author was inducted into the party. Former Revenue Secretary NK Singh who quit the...
  • Delhi: Metro services to halt after 8pm on Sunday 01-11-2013 12:39 PM

    Delhi Metro will stop services at 8 pm on Sunday on account of Diwali, said a official release on Friday. The last of Metro train Sunday will start at 8 pm from the terminal stations of all the six lines - Dilshad Garden-Rithala, Jahangirpuri-HUDA City Centre, Noida City Centre-Dwarka Sector-21,...
  • Best Bankers' Awards: Celebrating excellence in banking sector 06-10-2013 05:01 PM

    Top bankers come together for Best Bankers' Awards to celebrate excellence in banking sector. ...
  • Lance Armstrong reaches settlement with Sunday Times 25-08-2013 02:36 PM

    Disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong has reached an agreement with the Sunday Times after it had sued the drugs-tainted American for around one million pounds, the British paper announced on Sunday. "It is the final episode in a long legal battle between this newspaper and the fallen icon..." the paper said....
  • Lakshmi Mittal puts palatial London home up for sale 26-05-2013 09:50 PM

    London: The credit crunch seems to be taking its toll on one of the world's richest Indians Lakshmi N Mittal, who has put up one of his mansions in central London up for sale. The steel tycoon had bought the property on Palace Green in Kensington for 117 million pounds...
  • Pope Francis calls for peace on Easter Sunday 01-04-2013 04:10 PM

    Pope Francis delivered his first traditional Papal blessing in front of huge crowds in Saint Peter's Square on Easter Sunday. ...
  • Pope Francis appeals for end to Korea tensions 31-03-2013 11:29 PM

    Vatican City: Pope Francis, appearing before more than 250,000 people for his first Easter Sunday address, called for world peace, respect for the environment and a diplomatic solution to the crisis on the Korean peninsula. In his "Urbi et Orbi" (to the city and the world) message, he also appealed...
  • Easter Sunday celebrated in Mizoram 31-03-2013 05:46 PM

    Aizawl: Easter Sunday, the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion to redeem the world, was celebrated all over Mizoram on Sunday with religious solemnity and gaiety by different church denominations. Band parties of different corps of the Salvation Army on Sunday woke the Aizawl populace by playing the hymn,...
  • Pope presides over trimmed Easter Vigil service 31-03-2013 06:19 AM

    Vatican City: Pope Francis celebrated a trimmed back Easter Vigil service on Saturday after having reached out to Muslims and women during a Holy Week in which he began to put his mark on the Catholic Church. Francis processed into a darkened and silent St Peter's Basilica at the start...
  • Watch: New Pope explains his choice of name Francis to journalists 17-03-2013 12:15 PM

    Pope Francis will bless crowds at St Peter's Square on his first Sunday today. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-02-2013 11:58 PM

    According to sources, the Centre gave into the demands of state governments opposing the ambitious setting up of NCTC and said the proposed intelligence agency will not have the right to make arrests without the states' permission. ...
  • Is selection of Pope shrouded in too much secrecy? 26-02-2013 11:57 PM

    The resignation of a top UK cardinal over allegations of inappropriate behaviour is the latest scandal facing the Catholic Church in the run-up to the election of the next Pope in March. ...
  • Pope addresses thousands in last Sunday prayer 24-02-2013 06:36 PM

    Thousands gathered on Sunday in St Petersburg to listen to last prayer by Pope Benedict XVI before he steps down from his position as the head of the catholic church later this week. ...
  • BSY's Sunday show: Will Karnataka's BJP govt fall? 08-12-2012 10:03 AM

    Bangalore: The BJP is gearing up for the possible fall of its government in Karnataka with its former leader B S Yeddyurappa launching his own party on Sunday. The 69-year-old ex-Chief Minister quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Nov 30 to form and lead the Karnataka Janata Party (KJP)....
  • First look of Malayalm movie 'Sunday' 11-08-2012 06:26 PM

    'Sunday' is directed by P Musthafa. The film's soundtracks are composed by Edwin Abraham. The film boasts of a huge budget. Check out the first look posters of 'Sunday' by King Movie Talkies ...
  • UK phone-hacking: more newspapers under probe 23-07-2012 08:03 PM

    London: Besides media baron Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News of the World, British papers Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, Daily Star and Star on Sunday, have come under the scanner of the Scotland Yard for alleged payments made to prison guards for stories. Appearing before the Leveson Inquiry into ethics, culture...
  • T'puram: It's Sunday duty for Left workers 02-07-2012 01:41 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Following 16/6, when the City Corporation had turned into a battleground, the office had flaunted vacant seats for days on end. The Left employees kept away from office toppling the very functioning of the local body. But on Sunday, they made up for the lost work by turning up...
  • Kerala: A different Sunday for candidates 28-05-2012 08:12 AM

    NEYYATINKARA: Sundays may come and Sundays may go. But this Sunday was quite different for political parties and main contestants in the Neyyatinkara segment which goes for a bypoll in the weekend, as all of them thronged various parishes after the Mass to seek votes.Being the last Sunday before the...
  • World Laughter Day celebrated globally on Sunday 07-05-2012 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: Laughter, they say, is the best medicine. It has been known to bring many health benefits and has also been credited as being a relaxant, an energiser, mood elevator, and pain reliever. The World Laughter Day, organised every year on the first Sunday in May, was celebrated this...
  • Nupur Mehta to send legal notice to UK daily 27-03-2012 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: Little-known Bollywood actress Nupur Mehta has decided to send a legal notice to 'The Sunday Times' for accusing her of being involved in match-fixing and has also kept open the possibility of filing for civil and criminal defamation against the British daily. "We will be sending a legal...
  • James Murdoch quits the boards of Sun, Times 23-11-2011 07:36 PM

    London: James Murdoch has resigned from the boards of the companies that publish its British newspapers including the now-defunct News of the World tabloid at the center of the phone hacking sandal, regulatory filings show. The London Evening Standard newspaper said Murdoch would remain as chairman of the News International...
  • Tharoor files defamation suit against magazine 12-11-2011 04:55 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor on Saturday filed a Rs 10 crore defamation suit against The Sunday Indian magazine for publishing an article insinuating that he has black money stashed away in Swiss banks. Tharoor, a former minister of state for external affairs, has appointed Kochi-based legal firm of Sherrif...
  • Murdoch's loss is other tabloids' gain 13-08-2011 06:22 PM

    London: The circulation of British tabloids has shot up after media baron Rupert Murdoch closed down News of the World in July until then Britain's largest selling Sunday paper in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal, latest industry figures show. The Sunday Mirror picked up the most new customers with...
  • Phone-hacking: Zardari's private data targeted 21-07-2011 04:54 PM

    London: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari was among individuals whose personal data was clandestinely obtained by private investigators at the behest of a newspaper owned by media baron Rupert Murdoch. Nick Davies, a journalist writing for The Guardian who has doggedly exposed the dubious news-gathering practices in the British press,...