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  • Meet Bhim Niroula, the YouTube star you've probably never heard of October 27, 2014

    New Delhi/Reading: If you are addicted to web virals, you have at least once been forwarded a link to singer Bhim Niroula's music channel. He's a nondescript man, wearing what can only qualify as week-day office wear, in a video that has now over two million views on YouTube. The track...
  • Sahara eyes hedge fund support to secure Subrata Roy's release: Report October 12, 2014

    London: Sahara group is believed to be working on an over $1 billion debt refinancing deal with two American hedge funds for raising funds to secure release of its jailed chief Subrata Roy, a media report said on Sunday. The two funds would become financiers for over $1 billion (Rs 6,000...
  • UK's Pakistaniorigin minister asks migrants to learn English May 18, 2014

    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 could...
  • Watch: Pope swarmed by fans seeking selfies with him April 14, 2014

    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 March 22, 2014

    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 Janata Dal...
  • Delhi: Metro services to halt after 8pm on Sunday November 1, 2013

    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 GardenRithala, JahangirpuriHUDA City Centre, Noida City CentreDwarka Sector21, Yamuna...
  • Best Bankers' Awards: Celebrating excellence in banking sector October 6, 2013

    Top bankers come together for Best Bankers' Awards to celebrate excellence in banking sector. ...
  • Lance Armstrong reaches settlement with Sunday Times August 25, 2013

    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. The newspaper...
  • Lakshmi Mittal puts palatial London home up for sale May 26, 2013

    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 April 1, 2013

    Pope Francis delivered his first traditional Papal blessing in front of huge crowds in Saint Peter's Square on Easter Sunday. He called for peace in the Middle East, Asia and Africa and drew attention to the war in Syria. ...
  • Pope Francis appeals for end to Korea tensions March 31, 2013

    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 for...
  • Easter Sunday celebrated in Mizoram March 31, 2013

    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 March 31, 2013

    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 of...
  • Watch: New Pope explains his choice of name Francis to journalists March 17, 2013

    Pope Francis will bless crowds at St Peter's Square on his first Sunday today. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 26, 2013

    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? February 26, 2013

    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 February 24, 2013

    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. ...
  • Thousands gather to hear Pope's last Sunday prayer February 24, 2013

    Vatican City: 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. Pope, speaking in his last Sunday address before becoming the first pope in some six...
  • Sri Lanka: Journalist shot at by three people February 16, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lankan journalist Faraz Shaukatali has been shot at by unidentified gunmen in the national capital, police said on Saturday. Shaukatali, a columnist in The Sunday Leader newspaper, was fired at by three people at his guest house in the Colombo suburb of Mount Lavinia around midnight, they said. He...
  • BSY's Sunday show: Will Karnataka's BJP govt fall? December 8, 2012

    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 69yearold exChief 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' August 11, 2012

    '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 phonehacking: more newspapers under probe July 23, 2012

    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 July 2, 2012

    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...
  • ICC official quizzes Nupur over matchfixing June 11, 2012

    New Delhi: An ICC anticorruption investigator Monday questioned Bollywood starlet Nupur Mehta in connection with the match and spotfixing allegations made by a British newspaper a few months ago. Mehta, whose name first surfaced when London's Sunday Times carried out a sting operation on a Delhi bookie in March, said...
  • Kerala: A different Sunday for candidates May 28, 2012

    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 May 7, 2012

    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 March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Littleknown Bollywood actress Nupur Mehta has decided to send a legal notice to 'The Sunday Times' for accusing her of being involved in matchfixing and has also kept open the possibility of filing for civil and criminal defamation against the British daily. "We will be sending a legal notice...
  • PCB not worried over latest fixing reports March 13, 2012

    Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board has said it would give credibility to the report about matchfixing in a British newspaper only if the ICC's AntiCorruption and Security Unit took up the issue and contacted it. The Sunday Times, in its report, quoted a bookmaker making big claims about how he had...
  • Vinod Mehta calls it a day at 'Outlook' February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: Vinod Mehta on Wednesday relinquished the charge as EditorinChief of 'Outlook' after being in the post for 17 years. He will continue as advisor of the magazine. Krishna Prasad, at present the Editor, will now assume the post of EditorinChief. "I am still with Outlook. I have just relinquished the...
  • James Murdoch quits the boards of Sun, Times November 23, 2011

    London: James Murdoch has resigned from the boards of the companies that publish its British newspapers including the nowdefunct 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 division,...