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  • Kainaz Motiwala makes her Telugu debut with 'Boochamma Boochodu' November 2, 2013

    Chennai: Bollywood actress Kainaz Motiwala, who is known for films such as 'Ragini MMS' and 'Wake Up Sid', will make her Telugu debut with upcoming Telugu romantic-drama 'Boochamma Boochodu'. "She (Kainaz) is a wonderful actress and a delight to work with. Her part is written in such a way that she...
  • UP cabinet expansion cancelled after SP MLA's death November 1, 2013

    The proposed expansion of Akhilesh Yadav ministry was on Friday put off following the death of Samajwadi Party legislator Raja Ram Pandey. Pandey, 58, died on Thursday night following a heart attack. After a gap of three months, the Chief Minister was expected to expand his council of ministers on Friday,...
  • Alastair Cook's stiff back on the mend November 1, 2013

    Perth: Skipper Alastair Cook has overcome back trouble and is on track to return for England's next tour game against Australia A, paceman Chris Tremlett says. Cook was forced to miss the current three-day match against the Western Australia Chairman's XI after arriving in Perth with a stiff back following...
  • England bowlers toil in first Ashes warmup November 1, 2013

    England made a poor start to their Australia tour on Thursday with their fancied bowling attack forced to toil by a second-string Western Australia Chairman's XI at Perth. With most of their frontline players busy on Sheffield Shield duty, the local team was expected to roll over for the tourists but...
  • Home Ministry seeks report from UP government on fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar October 31, 2013

    In the wake of fresh violence in Muzaffarnagar, the Home Ministry is keeping a close watch on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh and has sought a report on it. "We are keeping a watch on the situation. We have also sought a report from UP," Home Minister Sushil...
  • Rahul hits out at SP government, says Centre funds not reaching people October 30, 2013

    Hamirpur: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday hit out at the Samajwadi Party saying the Uttar Pradesh state government was not passing the benefits of the Central government schemes to the people. While addressing a rally in Hamirpur district, Rahul missed no chance to attack the state government and take...
  • UP: ASI may expand excavation area, site near the Ganges identified October 29, 2013

    Lucknow: After failing to find gold at the historic fort in Unnao, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has said that they are planning to expand the excavation area. The ASI has said that another site near the Ganges has been identified and a decision for excavation will be taken...
  • Facebook can predict when you're headed for break up October 29, 2013

    Washington: Scientists have developed a Facebook algorithm which they say can accurately identify who you're dating and when you're in danger of breaking up. The algorithm developed by a Cornell University professor and a senior Facebook engineer takes advantage of a new metric system called "disperson," which looks at connections...
  • Strong Australia A side to face England October 29, 2013

    Sydney: England will face a powerful batting line-up when they take on Australia A in Hobart next week, with in-form Usman Khawaja eager to secure a return to the Test side for the Ashes. The Pakistan-born batsman has another chance to stake his claim after struggling in the Ashes series in...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on rising onion prices October 28, 2013

    This week on the show, Cyrus Broacha takes on the spiralling prices of onion, Sachin Tendulkar's farewell, and UP gold rush. He also speaks to Sharad Pawar on Onion prices and Cricket issues. ...
  • Rahul's ISI remark: UP Police denies having received any IB input October 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday denied having received any Intelligence Bureau input on what Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has said on ISI, said sources. While addressing a rally in Indore on Thursday, Rahul had claimed that intelligence inputs have revealed that some ISI agents were in touch...
  • British teenage girl pleads guilty to assault on elderly Sikh October 18, 2013

    London: A British teenage girl caught on camera for severely assaulting a 80-year-old Sikh man has pleaded guilty in a court. 19-year-old Coral Millerchip pleaded guilty at the Warwick Crown Court Thursday for an assault causing actual bodily harm on Trinity Street Coventry city centre in the West Midlands region of...
  • Kapil Sharma's 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' gets a new set October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The cast and fans of comedy show 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' have a reason to rejoice. After the show's original set was destroyed last month, it had to be shot on Bigg Boss' sets. But now a brand new set has been erected for the show in Filmcity...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Another BJP MLA accused of inciting violence arrested October 17, 2013

    BJP legislator Kunwar Bhartendu Singh, accused of inciting last month riots in Muzaffarnagar, was on Thursday apprehended by Uttar Pradesh police and sent to 14-day judicial custody. Singh was arrested by police after a press conference in Muzaffarnagar in which he claimed his innocence and said he was being targeted by...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT to probe 405 cases of crime October 17, 2013

    The number of cases registered in connection with last month's Muzaffarnagar riots has risen to over 400, proving to be quite a task for the SIT team of Uttar Pradesh government to probe into the incidents. According to police, the number of cases registered has increased to 405 which include...
  • Congress, BJP have joined hands against UP govt, alleges SP October 15, 2013

    Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Monday accused Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of joining hands against the state government. Alleging that the tone and tenor of both the parties had become "almost the same recently", party spokesman Rajendra Chowdhary said Congress has realized that it has lost...
  • UP govt releases Rs 7 crore compensation package for Muzaffarnagar victims October 14, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh government late on Sunday released a Rs 7 crore financial package for riot victims in Muzaffarnagar and nearby areas, an official said. The financial aid would be used to give compensation for the losses to immovable and movable properties during the communal violence. The benefit of the dole...
  • Review the way you work: Raja Bhaiya to media October 11, 2013

    Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya, who was on Friday re-inducted into Akhilesh Yadav Cabinet, slammed the media for holding him guilty in the DSP Zia-ul-Haq murder case "even before any probe was started". "The media had held me guilty in DSP murder case before any probe was started. Now that...
  • Akhilesh Yadav to expand UP cabinet today, Raja Bhaiya likely to get berth October 11, 2013

    After a gap of almost three months, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will expand his Cabinet on Friday, and controversial Kunda MLA Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya is expected to get a berth. The function, which will be held at Rajbhawan, is expected to witness induction of two more...
  • Is your PC slow? 10 tips to speed up your computer October 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Most of us often discover that our old PC has started lurching and has stopped performing the way it would work when it was young. Consequently, we either call up an engineer or start planning for a new machine. In both cases, we end up spending money which...
  • UP DGP tells officials to ensure peace during festival season October 9, 2013

    Azamgarh: Uttar Pradesh DGP Devraj Nagar on Wednesday issued directions to concerned officials to ensure law and order during the coming festival season in the state. At a meeting at the circuit house in Azamgarh, he asked the officials to take all necessary steps for maintenance of peace during the festival...
  • CBI decides to wind up probe in DA case against Mayawati October 8, 2013

    CBI has decided to wind up its probe in the disproportionate assets case against BSP supremo Mayawati after receiving legal opinion on the Supreme Court orders on the issue. CBI sources said the apex court had quashed the agency's FIR in connection with alleged disproportionate assets of the BSP leader last...
  • UP advisory board to hear NSA cases against Som, Rana on October 9 October 7, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh State Advisory Board will hear on Wednesday two cases registered against two BJP MLAs under the National Security Act (NSA) during Muzaffarnagar riots, officials said on Monday. The two MLAs Sangeet Som and Suresh Rana were booked for their alleged role in spreading communal violence in Muzaffarnagar. Meanwhile,...
  • UP: Home guards caught on camera bribing commandants for duty October 6, 2013

    Ghaziabad/Noida: In a shocking revelation, the home guards in parts of Uttar Pradesh have been caught on camera bribing their commandants in order to be put on duty. This was exposed during a sting operation carried by CNN-IBN's sister channel IBN7 in parts of Ghaziabad and Noida. Home guards were...
  • All films can't be released online, says Ayodhya Kumar October 4, 2013

    Chennai: Debutant filmmaker Ayodhya Kumar, who is gearing up for the release of Telugu drama 'Minugurulu', believes not all films deserve to be released online because some are made for the purpose of theatrical release to cater to larger audience. "I agree online medium is the best alternative for several low-budget...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Inquiry commission to begin probe on October 6 October 4, 2013

    The one-member inquiry commission of Rtd Justice Vishnu Sahai constituted by the UP government to probe the recent Muzaffarnagar violence will reach Muzaffarnagar on October 6, a senior official said on Friday. The commission will be working from the camp office of Naveen Mandi guesthouse. The first meeting of the commission will...
  • Rihanna takes pole-dancing lessons for 'Pour It Up' video October 3, 2013

    Los Angeles: Singer Rihanna is busy taking pole-dancing lessons in preparation for the video for 'Pour It Up'. She posted a series of scandalous green-lit photographs of herself sliding up and down a pole, on image sharing website Instagram, reports dailystar.co.uk. The 25-year-old captioned the photograph: "My first pole lesson! #pouritup #bts". The...
  • Allahabad HC seeks UP's response on minority welfare scheme October 2, 2013

    The Allahabad High Court (HC) sought the Uttar Pradesh government's response on a PIL seeking to know why only Muslim girls were being given benefits and financial aid under its minority welfare scheme "Hamari Beti, Uska Kal". A bench of the Allahabad HC consisting of acting chief justice Laxmikant Mohapatra and...
  • Amit Shah to address public meeting in Mathura even as Cong asks UP govt to ban him October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Amid allegations by the ruling Samajwadi Party that the BJP was trying to turn Uttar Pradesh into another Gujarat, Narendra Modi's key aide and state BJP in-charge Amit Shah is all set to address a public meeting in Mathura. However, in the backdrop of communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, the...