THE DAILY

  • BCCI threatened boards to vote for Sivaramakrishnan on ICC committee: report May 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Revealing BCCI's another armtwisting move, a report in Australia's The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday said that the Indian board's president N Srinivasan used power tactics to get Laxman Sivaramakrishnan on the ICC Cricket Committee by "threatening countries to ensure that the majority of Test captains voted against Tim...
  • Tweet about 'Daily Show' backfires on US embassy April 4, 2013

    Washington: Yikes! It seems 'The Daily Show' and diplomacy don't mix. That's the lesson the U.S. Embassy in Cairo is learning the hard way after being rebuked by both the Egyptian government and the State Department for causing an international incident. The embassy tweeted a link to a Jon Stewart...
  • Why Rupert Murdoch's The Daily failed December 4, 2012

    Los Angeles: It was too expensive. It lacked editorial focus. And for a digital publication, it was strangely cut off from the Internet. That's the obituary being written in real time through posts, tweets and online chats about The Daily, the firstofitskind iPad newspaper that is being shut down this...
  • Superman alter ego Clark Kent quits newspaper job October 24, 2012

    Los Angeles: In an upcoming issue of the Superman comic series, his mildmannered alter ego Clark Kent quits his job as a reporter at The Daily Planet. Kent, who has been with the newspaper since DC Comics debuted the character in 1940, quits in front of the entire newspaper staff...
  • Spotted: Prototype of Apple's newest iPad! February 4, 2011

    New York/San Francisco: Spotted at Rupert Murdoch's splashy digital newspaper launch on Wednesday: a prototype of Apple's newest iPad. A Reuters eyewitness saw what appeared to be a working model of the next iPad with a frontfacing camera at the top edge of the glass screen at a press conference to...
  • First impressions: 'The Daily' iPad newspaper February 3, 2011

    New Delhi: At a time when the US newspaper industry is struggling with dipping circulation and ad revenues, News Corp. has ventured into the emerging world of tablets with a daily 'newspaper' for the Apple iPad in a bid to revive fortunes. The Daily isn't the newspaper I was expecting, rather...
  • The Daily: First iPad newspaper debuts February 3, 2011

    New York: Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. launched the first iPadonly newspaper on Wednesday. It is hoping the right combination of traditional reporting and technological wizardry will lure enough subscribers and advertisers to pay for a new way of delivering journalism. News Corp. plans to charge 99 cents per week or $40...
  • iPad digital newspaper delayed January 14, 2011

    Bangalore: News Corp and Apple Inc are delaying the launch of the media conglomerate's digital newspaper for the iPad, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The tablet newspaper, which will be called The Daily, was supposed to be unveiled next Wednesday, but the two parties decided...
  • News Corp's iPad newspaper prepping for launch January 14, 2011

    Los Angeles: Stop the presses completely. The world's first iPad newspaper, The Daily, is prepping for launch. Journalists have been hired and are in place at multiple US bureaus, including Los Angeles and New York. The formal announcement of the digital publication owned by News Corp. will be made at an...
  • Taliban could take over Karachi: Pak media March 1, 2009

    Karachi: Taliban militants have established secret hideouts in Karachi and it 'could take the city hostage at any point', according to the Pakistani police. The Special Branch of police has highlighted the presence of Taliban in Karachi in a report submitted to the Sindh government and the provincial police chief. The Taliban...