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  • Oscars 2015: Patricia Arquette, Keira Knightley, Emma Stone, Meryl Streep nominated for Best Supporting Actress January 15, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The 87th annual Academy Award nominations for supporting actress in a motion picture have been announced in Beverly Hills, California, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The nominees announced Thursday morning are: Patricia Arquette, "Boyhood"; Laura Dern, "Wild"; Keira Knightley, "The Imitation Game"; Emma Stone, "Birdman";...
  • JK Simmons wins the Golden Globe for best supporting actor for 'Whiplash' January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: J.K. Simmons has won the Golden Globe for best supporting actor for "Whiplash." Simmons plays a jazz band instructor who uses humiliation, fear and cruelty to motivate his students - especially Miles Teller, who co-stars as an ambitious aspiring jazz drummer. The other nominees Sunday were: Robert Duvall, "The Judge";...
  • Indian diplomat Atul Khare named as head of a UN department for peacekeeping missions January 8, 2015

    United Nations: Senior Indian diplomat Atul Khare has been named by Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as the head of the UN department that provides dedicated support to peacekeeping missions around the world, making him one of the highest ranking Indian officials in the world body. Khare, 55 will succeed Bangladesh's Ameerah...
  • Supriya Pathak will soon start shooting for 'All Is Well': Umesh Shukla January 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Umesh Shukla's 'All Is Well' seems to be back on track. Veteran actress Supriya Pathak will soon start shooting for the movie, the director has said. "Supriya Pathak is on board, and she will start shooting for the film soon," Shukla told IANS. The movie had been left in the lurch...
  • Haryana Police vows to produce Rampal before court, his supporters resist arrest violently November 18, 2014

    Hisar: As violence escalated in Hisar district of Haryana over the arrest of controversial self-styled 'godman' Rampal on Tuesday, police said the operation will end only after his arrest. "This operation will only end with Rampal's arrest. I cannot give any time frame. We will arrest him and present him...
  • Coca Cola to cover 1,000 schools under cleanliness drive November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Beverage and food major Coca-Cola will target 1,000 schools and 3,50,000 students in the next two years to help the government in its "Swachh Bharat, Swachh Vidyalaya" initiative, said a statement. "Coca-Cola India, NDTV and UN-Habitat's multi partner programme for 'Happy, Healthy and Active schools 'Support My School' will...
  • Watch: AIADMK supporters celebrate after SC grants bail to Jayalalithaa October 17, 2014

    AIADMK supporters celebrated, bursting crackers and dancing on the roads after the Supreme Court granted bail to party chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case on medical grounds. ...
  • Statue made of blood, giant cakes, mass suicides: 15 times Jayalalithaa supporters put the 'fan' in fanatic October 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court has granted bail to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and has suspended her sentence. This was the last chance for Jayalalithaa to get a bail before Diwali as the apex court will go on leave for a week after Friday.Jayalalithaa has got relief following a...
  • AIADMK supporters break into celebrations after SC grants bail to former TN CM Jayalalithaa October 17, 2014

    Chennai: AIADMK supporters broke out into celebrations, bursting crackers and dancing on the roads after the Supreme Court granted bail to party chief Jayalalithaa in the illegal assets case, paving way for her homecoming for the Diwali festival. What started as a sombre day at the party headquarters with grim-faced AIADMK...
  • Delhi: Ajit Singh's supporters tries to enter his bungalow, 150 detained September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Around 150 people, including some former Rashtriya Lok Dal MPs have been detained forcibly outside Tughlak Road in the national capital as they tried to enter party chief Ajit Singh's bungalow on Tuesday. Singh's supporters including RLD leader Rakesh Tikait and other jat leaders were expected to hold a...
  • UN Security Council calls for international support against IS September 20, 2014

    United Nations: The UN Security Council on Friday urged the international community to "further strengthen and expand support" for Iraqi government in fighting Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. In a presidential statement issued here at a ministerial debate chaired by US Secretary of State John Kerry, the members of...
  • Saradha scam: TMC supporters demonstrate against CBI September 15, 2014

    Kolkata: Shouting slogans, supporters of the Trinamool Congress on Monday held a demonstration against the CBI and burnt the effigy of its director Ranjit Sinha to protest against alleged 'conspiracy' to tarnish the image of the West Bengal government in the Saradha chit fund scam. The supporters under the banner of...
  • Parkash Singh Badal wants review of minimum support price procedure September 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday urged the central government to review the procedure for fixing the minimum support price (MSP) for crops to make it more remunerative and improve the viability of farming. Dwelling on the formula to be evolved for fixing the MSP, Badal said it...
  • Priyanka Chopra supports the unique rice bucket challenge August 27, 2014

    Priyanka Chopra has lent her support to the unique rice bucket challenge. She does not support the ice bucket challenge considering the water crisis in India. ...
  • Pakistan court reissues arrest warrants against Qadri, supporters August 24, 2014

    Lahore: A Pakistani court has issued fresh arrest warrants against cleric Tahirul Qadri and 71 of his supporters, ordering police to produce them before it on August 29 for allegedly attacking policemen during a protest march against Nawaz Sharif Government. AntiTerrorism Court Gujranwala Judge Itifaq Abbasi had earlier asked police to...
  • Eminent writer UR Ananthamurthy in a critical condition, put on life support August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Eminent Kannada writer and thinker UR Ananthamurthy is battling for his life at Manipal hospital in Bangalore. The 82yearold stalwart of Indian literature has been unwell for a long time. He has been undergoing a daily dialysis after both his kidneys failed a few years back. According to the...
  • Tamil Nadu: One held in Tirupur for wearing Tshirts praising ISIS August 7, 2014

    Tirupur:One more person was arrested on Wednesday in connection with publication of a photo showing youth in Ramanathapuram district wearing T shirts praising ISIS, an Iraq based extremist outfit. Faizul Rahman, a resident of Tirupur, was picked up on Wednesday, based on the interrogation of two persons arrested earlier, Superintendent of...
  • Haryana objects to assembly of SGPC supporters in state July 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana government on Wednesday objected to the reported convergence of Amritsarbased SGPC supporters in the state gurdwaras alleging that they were planning to forcibly retain possession of the shrines following the row over separate Haryana SGPC. According to Haryana Finance Minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha, Amritsarbased SGPC supporters had converged...
  • Egypt court upholds death sentences for 183 Morsi supporters June 21, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld the death sentences for 183 Muslim Brotherhood members, including leader Mohamed Badie, media reported. Of the 683 defendants in the case, 183 were sentenced to death, four were sentenced to life imprisonment, and 496 defendants were acquitted, Al Ahram online reported. The defendants were accused...
  • Voting for 2 RS seats continues, 13 JD(U) MLAs accused of crossvoting June 19, 2014

    An election for two Rajya Sabha seats in the state will take place today amidst once bitter rivals Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar supporting each other. Lalus Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) will support two candidates of Nitishs Janata Dal United (JDU). According to reports Nitish on Saturday had called Lalu...
  • Government procures 72 lakh MT of wheat from 10 lakh farmers May 28, 2014

    The Madhya Pradesh government has procured 72 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of wheat on support price from 10 lakh farmers in the state. "Madhya Pradesh is second in the country in wheat procurement on support price after Punjab. This year about 117 lakh MT wheat has been procured in Punjab, while...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Kejriwal resorting to another political stunt? May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. Kejriwal had alleged that Gadkari was one of the most corrupt leaders of India following which...
  • AAP supporters back Kejriwal, say ready to go to jail with him May 21, 2014

    Aam Aadmi Party convenor Arvind Kejriwal was on Wednesday taken into judicial custody by the Delhi Police in connection with the a criminal defamation complaint filed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Nitin Gadkari. AAP supporters said that they are ready to stay in jail with him. ...
  • Watch: Cyrus Broacha in conversation with a Modi supporter May 18, 2014

    In this episode of 'The Election That Isn't', Cyrus Broacha speaks to a Narendra Modi fan on why he voted for the BJP leader and why he supports him as the PM. ...
  • Won't support AAP again in Delhi, ready for election: Congress May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Congress on Sunday said it will prefer fresh election in the city to supporting the Aam Aadmi Party again to form a government as favoured by a section of AAP MLAs following the drubbing in the Lok Sabha polls. Chief Spokesperson of Delhi Congress Mukesh Sharma said AAP...
  • Egypt sentences Mohammed Morsi supporters to up to 88 years in jail April 27, 2014

    Cairo: An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted and sentenced 11 alleged supporters of the country's ousted Islamist president to up to 88 years in prison on charges that include violating a protest law and assaulting police. The case comes amid a sweeping crackdown by Egypt's militarybacked government against the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Supriya Pathak voted best actress in a supporting role April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood films might revolve around the lead hero and the heroine, but at times it's their onscreen mothers, friends and sisters who steal the show with their nuanced performances. They might not be the central character but they definitely make many sit upright and take notice of them....
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Prithviraj voted best actor in a supporting role for 'Aurangzeb' April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: They might not be the central focus of the film, but actors who play the supporting roles in films provide a backbone to the story. Most of the time, the lead characters hog the limelight but these actors still manage to turn heads with their striking, 'hatke' performances. And...
  • Microsoft to discontinue support for Windows XP from Tuesday April 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft will stop technical support for its most popular operating system (OS) Windows XP globally from tomorrow, bringing down curtains on the software giant's longest running OS. From tomorrow, customers will no longer receive new security updates, hotfixes, free or paid assisted support options...