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  • Infosys to focus on start ups, IP, Products and Platforms August 1, 2014

    Bangalore: Vishal Sikka, the first non- founder and outsider to lead Infosys, on Friday said the country's second largest software services firm will focus on intellectual property, products and platforms in an effort to revive the lost glory of the once IT bellwether. The former Board member of German software giant...
  • Those doing good work should be honoured: Akhilesh Yadav July 31, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said people doing good work should be honoured and given an identity. "Those doing good work amongst us needed to be given an identity and honored," the Chief Minister said while releasing a book written by the MD of UP Power Corporation, AP Misra, at...
  • Heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, but heat wave persists in lower areas July 31, 2014

    Shimla: Heavy rains occurred in parts of Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday but maximum temperatures were up by two to three degrees. The lower hills of Himachal reeled under the heat wave. Baldwara was wettest with 90 mm of rains while Hamirpur and Chelsea recorded 49 mm and 45 mm rains respectively. The...
  • BJP demands postponement of UP Subordinate Services Selection exam July 30, 2014

    BJP on Wednesday asked the Uttar Pradesh government to postpone preliminary examination of UP Subordinate Services Selection 2014 slated on August 3 till the time Civil Service Aptitude Test (CSAT) system was not abolished. "UP Public Service Commission should be directed to postpone preliminary examination of subordinate service selection. Till the time CSAT system...
  • Saharanpur riots: Main accused arrested, booked under NSA July 30, 2014

    Saharanpur: Days after communal violence in Saharanpur claimed the lives of three people and left 33 others injured, the main accused for the riots has been arrested. Muharram Ali Pappu was arrested on Wednesday and booked under the National Security Act. Earlier in the day, a six-member BJP team visited...
  • James Brown biopic 'Get On Up' revels in drama and dance moves July 30, 2014

    Reuters: At first Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer thought she was seeing early concert footage of James Brown but then was told it was a screen test by Chadwick Boseman to play the "Godfather of Soul" in the new biopic "Get On Up." From the gliding, intricate footwork to the hunched shoulders...
  • UP government recommends CBI probe into Lucknow rape-murder July 28, 2014

    Lucknow: Days after a 32-year-old woman was brutally raped and murdered in Mohanlalganj area of UP's capital city Lucknow, the Akhilesh Yadav government on Monday recommended investigation by the Central Bureau of Investigation, The victim's family have been on a hunger strike demanding a CBI probe into the case. "We are...
  • UP government is doing wrong: Shahnawaz Hussain July 26, 2014

    In connection with the temple clashes in Moradabad BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain on Saturday said that everybody has the right to pray. "There is no need to take permission from Mulayam Singh Yadav ji. UP government is doing wrong." ...
  • UP: Two dead in Saharanpur violence, curfew imposed July 26, 2014

    Saharanpur: Curfew under Section 144 was clamped in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur on Saturday after clashes broke out between two groups in the area over land dispute. The violence has claimed two lives and as many as 15 people have been injured. Traffic on the national highway connecting Ambala was thrown out of...
  • Lucknow rape case: UP Police come out with DNA proof July 23, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday said that the particles found in the nails of the woman, who was found murdered in Mohanlalganj area, matched with the arrested school guard in DNA test. DIG Lucknow Navneet Sikera said that particles matched with the DNA of accused Ram Sewak Yadav and it...
  • Over 200 people succumb to encephalitis across India July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: More than 200 people succumbed to encephalitis in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh and seven districts of West Bengal. In West Bengal alone, 102 people have died due to encephalitis. A total of 344 people have been affected by the viral disease in the state since January 2014. Jalpaiguri district is...
  • Even gods can't prevent rape incidents: UP Governor July 21, 2014

    Lucknow: Adding to the volley of irresponsible remarks made on crime against women, Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi on Monday said that even gods could not prevent rape incidents. Qureshi, who took additional charge as the UP Governor recently, said, "Even god can't prevent rapes there should not be politics over...
  • CBI struggles to exhume Badaun victims' bodies July 21, 2014

    Badaun: Heavy rains have continued to hamper efforts to exhume the bodies of the two minor girls who were allegedly raped and then hung from a tree in May. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has recorded the statement of doctors who conducted the first post-mortem and found that...
  • CBI yet to exhume Badaun victims' bodies, crime scene reconstructed July 20, 2014

    Badaun: Heavy rains are hampering efforts to exhume the bodies of the two minor girls who were allegedly raped and then hung from a tree in May. Meanwhile, the Central Bureau of Investigation has begun reconstructing the crime scene, tying the hangman's noose from the tree where the incident took...
  • Lucknow gangrape case solved, claims police; security guard arrested July 20, 2014

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh police on Sunday arrested a security guard for allegedly raping and murdering a 32-year-old woman in Mohanlalganj. Police sources said that the security guard of the SGPGI Medical college Ramsevak Yadav murdered the victim. The victim used to work in the same medical college. Police have also detained...
  • Watch: Saving the Ganga July 19, 2014

    CNN-IBN travels from the mountain tops to the planes where the might river Ganga flows to find out who are the people trying to save this mighty river from getting anymore polluted. ...
  • Tata Consulting Services net up 27 percent in Q1 July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Indian IT bellwether Tata Consulting Services (TCS) posted a net profit of Rs.5,058 crore for the first quarter (April-June) of fiscal 2014-15, registering 27 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth. In a regulatory filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Thursday, the global software major said its consolidated income for the quarter...
  • Have accepted BJP's proposal for UP Governor's post: Ram Naik July 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran BJP leader Ram Naik on Sunday said that the party leadership had approached him to accept the post of Governor of Uttar Pradesh, to which he agreed. "I was asked by my party to accept the position of the Governor of UP and I said yes. It is a...
  • Bihar: Class 2 student bitten on various body parts by boarding school teacher July 6, 2014

    Sheikhpura: A class II student was bitten on several parts of his body by a teacher in his hostel room at a public boarding school in Sheikhpura. Sub-divisional police officer Naresh Kumar Sharma said on Sunday, the incident at the Residential Public School at Barbigha took place two days ago and...
  • I'm going to get pregnant really soon: Kim Kardashian July 5, 2014

    London: Reality TV star Kim Kardashian revealed to her sister Khloe and brother Rob, she feels she will get pregnant soon. Kardashian, 33, who married rapper Kanye West in May and has a on-year-old daughter with him, said on her family reality show 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star that...
  • Cabinet Approves Draft of UP Sub Service June 25, 2014

    The state cabinet on Wednesday approved draft of UP Subordinate Service Selection Commission Bill 2014 and the Greater Noida Industrial Development Area Rulebook. As per the draft of the Bill, the Commission would have one chairman and maximum eight members having tenure of five years or till 65 years of age,...
  • UP Governor to meet public regularly, BJP questions move June 24, 2014

    The newly-appointed Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Aziz Qureshi, has decide to meet the general public regularly, a move which has been questioned by BJP. "Dr Qureshi will be available for general public at Raj Bhawan between 11 am to 1 pm daily (excluding holidays)," said an official release in Lucknow on...
  • UP government transfers 8 IAS officers June 24, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh government transferred eight IAS officers including district magistrate of Ghaziabad. DM Ghaziabad, SVS Rangarao has been sent to Agricultural Production Commissioner office as special secretary, while Greater Noida Additional Chief Executive officer, Vimal Sharma has made the new DM, an official release said. Principal Secretary, Institutional Finance, Rajendra Mohan Srivastava...
  • Workers fear uncertain future as UP Stock Exchange fails to comply with Sebi guidelines June 23, 2014

    As the UP Stock Exchange faces the risk of de-recognition for not being able to comply with Sebi guidelines, workers at the 30-year-old bourse say they are looking at an uncertain future. According to Sebi regulations a bourse not having a minimum turnover of Rs 1,000 crore and a networth of...
  • The Citizen Journalist Show June 22, 2014

    In this episode, one CJ's fight for illegal sand mining in UP, a CJ's fight against litterbugs in Mumbai, a traffic cop's appeal to citizens to follow traffic rules and video volunteers report on how a taboo is forcing young women to hide in the jungle during menstruation. ...
  • UP premedical test cancelled over suspected paper leak, Akhilesh orders probe June 22, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh Combined Premedical Test (UPCPMT) was cancelled on Sunday over suspected question paper leak after the seals of two boxes containing them were found to have been tampered with, prompting the state government to order a high-level probe. More than a lakh students were to appear in the test...
  • SP government always in favour of Hindi, Urdu: CM Akhilesh Yadav June 21, 2014

    Amid controversy over Centre's move to give priority to Hindi on official social media, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today said the SP government and the party had always been in favour of Hindi and Urdu. "I presented my budget in Hindi itself. But when we are in favour of Hindi you...
  • New media start up focussing on digital journalism June 20, 2014

    Kochi: A Kochi based new media start up, Southlive Networks, focusing on digital journalism, will go on stream from the first week of September with interactive news both in English and Malayalam. Apart from giving current news, Southlive will have web magazine, IP television and other services like e-business and...
  • Teachers to give wake-up calls to parents at 5 am in Mangalore district June 19, 2014

    Mangalore: The parents of the children who are studying in 10th standard will get a wake up call from their teachers at 5 o'clock in the morning from next month. The teachers will ask if their child has woken up or still asleep. If the child is still sleeping, the...
  • Stormy UP assembly budget session from Today June 18, 2014

    The budget session of the Uttar Pradesh assembly begins Thursday amid apprehension that opposition parties like the BJP would stall proceedings over law and order situation in the state. The budget for 2014-15 would be presented by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who holds the finance portfolio, June 20 and the session...