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  • A new app that can turn you into a supermodel at the touch of a button February 16, 2015

    New York: If you have always wished to possess looks that would make the opposite sex go weak in their knees, here is an app for you. The app claims to transform you into a supermodel at the touch of a button. YouCam Makeup lets its users virtually transform themselves into their...
  • UP Roadways to provide wi-fi service in air-conditioned buses February 15, 2015

    Ghaziabad: Uttar Pradesh Roadways has decided to provide wi-fi internet facility to the passengers traveling in its low cost air-conditioned bus service 'Janrath' for which they will be charged. "In the first phase, Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSTRC) will equip its 10 air-conditioned 'Janrath' buses with wi-fi systems for...
  • UP: Rise in swine flu cases in Lucknow, CM warns doctors February 15, 2015

    Lucknow: With sharp rise in cases of swine flu in the state capital, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday reviewed the situation and warned doctors and health department staff that any negligence would not be tolerated. Seven new cases of patients suffering from H1N1 virus were reported, taking the...
  • Living it Up: Mental illness is critically linked with diabetes February 14, 2015

    One of the banes of urban life, is the accompanying stress and anxiety resulting from various triggers. Depression, one of the most common mental illnesses is predicted to affect 20 per cent of the Indian population by 2020. ...
  • Social activist slams UP government asks to remove, replace tainted minister February 14, 2015

    Muzaffarnagar (UP): Alleging that an Uttar Pradesh minister against whom a complaint is pending before the Lokayukta has been putting pressure on witnesses, social activist Nutan Thakur on February 14 demanded that the minister be either removed or replaced to ensure a free and fair inquiry. Thakur said it is necessary...
  • As it happened: World Cup warm-up: Misbah guides Pakistan to win over England February 11, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss Reports: New Zealand won the toss and elected to bat against South Africa at Christchurch. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat against Zimbabwe at Lincoln. Teams: Sri Lanka: Quinton de Kock (wk), Hashim Amla, Rilee Rossouw, AB de Villiers...
  • HIL: Dabang Mumbai have tough task against UP Wizards February 10, 2015

    Mumbai: After ending their victory drought on Sunday, Dabang Mumbai have a formidable task on hand when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their Hockey India League first leg clash at the Mahindra Stadium on Wednesday. The 2-1 win over cellar outfit Kalinga Lancers two days ago, after three losses...
  • Watch: What would happen if 'Breaking Bad' and 'Andaz Apna Apna' had a mash up February 9, 2015

    There are a lot of similarities between 'Breaking Bad' and 'Andaz Apna Apna', if you look closely. Both have an odd couple who are constantly bickering and yet remain inseparable, and have some difficulty in differentiating between right and wrong at times. Both have gangsters in it who are pretty...
  • England crush West Indies in World Cup warm-up February 9, 2015

    Chris Woakes took five for 19 as England claimed a comfortable nine-wicket victory in their first official World Cup warm-up match after dismissing a hapless West Indies for 122 in 29.3 overs on Monday. Openers Moeen Ali (46) and Ian Bell (35 not out) took England more than halfway to their...
  • As it happened: World Cup warm-ups: Sohaib Maqsood takes Pakistan to 3-wicket win over Bangladesh February 9, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) World Cup, warm-up match 2: South Africa won the toss against Sri Lanka and elected to field first. World Cup, warm-up match 3: New Zealand won the toss and elected to field first against Zimbabwe. ...
  • Living It Up: Options available to a cancer patient February 8, 2015

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', Oncologist, Dr Sameer Karl tells what are the options available to a cancer patient. ...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, World Cup warm-up February 8, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: India will have to recover quickly from the blow of losing pace spearhead Ishant Sharma even as the fitness of Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja will be under spotlight as they take on hosts Australia in...
  • World Cup warm-up: Spotlight on fitness as India take on Australia February 7, 2015

    Adelaide: India will have to recover quickly from the blow of losing pace spearhead Ishant Sharma even as the fitness of Rohit Sharma, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Ravindra Jadeja will be under spotlight as they take on hosts Australia in the opening warm-up game of the ICC World Cup. The defending champions...
  • Ireland lose to Sydney club side in World Cup warm-up February 7, 2015

    Sydney: Giantkillers Ireland found the tables turned on them as they were well-beaten by a Sydney club side in a World Cup warm-up match on Friday. Ireland, who have enjoyed memorable wins over Pakistan and England at recent World Cups, went down to a five-wicket defeat by Randwick Petersham in...
  • Typo or intentional? Aarya Babbar promises to treat you like an 'angle' in his debut novel. True story February 5, 2015

    The who's who of television and film fraternity were present for the book launch of former 'Bigg Boss 8' contestant Aarya Babbar's debut novel 'My Fiancee, Me & #I fu**ed up'. While everybody was busy posing and smiling at the cameras, nobody seemed to notice THIS: ...
  • All Men Must Dine: Fans can now eat at the 'Game of Thrones' pop-up restaurant in London February 5, 2015

    London: Fans of the popular TV series "Game of Thrones" can dine like the show's characters at a pop-up restaurant themed around a meeting of the Small Council. The All Men Must Dine experience, which will take place at boutique hotel Andaz in Liverpool Street here, has been organised to mark...
  • Living It Up: Hormonal imbalance among Indian women February 1, 2015

    In this episode of 'Living It Up', we answer all the hormonal imbalance related quarries. ...
  • Hosts Kalinga Lancers will eye revenge against UP Wizards January 30, 2015

    Bhubaneswar: Kalinga Lancers will have revenge on their minds as they lock horns with Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a league match of the Hockey India League (HIL) on Saturday. The Lancers suffered a disheartening 1-5 defeat against Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their previous encounter at Lucknow and the hosts are practicing...
  • 'Hawaizaada' declared tax free in Uttar Pradesh January 29, 2015

    Lucknow: The makers of upcoming Bollywood film 'Hawaizaada' have thanked the Uttar Pradesh government for deciding to exempt their movie from entertainment tax. 'Hawaizaada' has been directed by Vibhu Puri and stars Ayushmann Khurrana, Mithun Chakraborty and Pallavi Sharda in pivotal roles. The decision to make the film tax free was taken...
  • HIL: UP Wizards hold defending champions Delhi Waveriders to a draw January 23, 2015

    Lucknow: Defending champions Delhi Waveriders were held to a 2-2 draw by Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a high-voltage Hero Hockey India League match at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here on Friday. After a barren first quarter, the opening goal of the match was scored in the second quarter when Uttar Pradesh...
  • Delhi Waveriders take on UP Wizards in HIL January 22, 2015

    Lucknow: Delhi Waveriders will look to launch their title defence on a positive note against hosts Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their opening match of the third Hockey India League on Friday. The last time both the teams met, it was the semi-finals of the second edition of the HIL where Delhi...
  • 'I Am Offended' trailer: India's first documentary on stand-up comedy and the culture of offense January 21, 2015

    'Being Indian | Originals' presents 'I AM OFFENDED'; India's first documentary on comedy which will be premiered digitally on YouTube on the 5th of February. The 102-minute documentary presents Indian stand-up comedy in the overall context of humour and the culture of offense. It talks about the way the...
  • 'Grown Ups' actor Nadji Jeter arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of marijuana January 19, 2015

    Burbank, California: Police say an 18-year-old actor has been arrested for investigation of driving under the influence of marijuana. Burbank Police. Sgt. Scott Meadows said Sunday that Nadji Jeter was pulled over shortly after 7 p.m. Saturday for an alleged traffic violation and was later arrested on suspicion of driving under...
  • Living It Up: 10 crore Indians suffer from hypertension January 17, 2015

    In this episode of Living It Up, we tell you how important is a balanced diet for a disease free life. In India 10 crore people suffer from hypertension and the figure shall cross 20 crore by 2030. ...
  • Kim Kardashian shuns 'easy life' misconceptions January 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian, who has gained popularity with reality show "Keeping Up With The Kardashians", says people have several misconceptions about her life, including that "everything comes easy" to her. The 34-year-old star opened about her life in a behind-the-scenes video from her latest Vogue shoot on...
  • What can be done to clean Ganga? January 14, 2015

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Centre on the issue of cleaning of the Ganges and asked for a status report on setting up of sewage treatment plants within six months. ...
  • Political will deficit could undermine Sustainable Development Goals January 14, 2015

    A little over ten years ago, a much-publicized report called Up in Smoke? was published about how the impacts of climate change could threaten to undo many of the efforts needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The report noted that climate change is undermining and damaging the food...
  • Rs 5,000 for littering: Can fines clean-up Yamuna? January 13, 2015

    In a move to clean the rivers, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday decided to set up a committee to plan on cleaning up River Yamuna. It has ordered that people who throw pooja material into the Yamuna should henceforth be fined. ...
  • Ganga will be cleaned up in next 5-7 years: Prakash Javadekar January 11, 2015

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday said the Ganga will be cleaned up in the next 5-7 years even as it maintained that it will continue to close down polluting industries if they do not put in place the necessary systems to treat effluents being discharged into the river. Cleaning of...