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  • News 360: Government brings TRAI Bill to appoint of PM's principal secretary 11-07-2014 09:07 PM

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday slammed the opposition parties for their remarks over the appointment of Nripendra Mishra saying Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the right to choose his staff. The BJP and the Congress are set for a face-off over the appointment of the Prime Minister's Principal Secretary...
  • Meeting on July 11 to discuss nurses rehabilitation issue 07-07-2014 02:26 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Monday informed the assembly that a meeting would be held on July 11 to discuss issues related to rehabilitation of 46 Keralite nurses, who returned after being stranded in violence hit region in Iraq. The nurses and the institutions that had offered jobs...
  • Tarun Gogoi seeks more trains for Assam 05-07-2014 06:50 PM

    Guwahati: Ahead of the rail budget, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday urged Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda to sanction more trains for Assam. In a letter to Gowda, he urged him to introduce a super fast weekly express train between Dibrugarh and Pune, and daily inter-city express...
  • Lindsay Lohan sues 'Grand Theft Auto V' makers over Lacey Jonas character 03-07-2014 11:41 AM

    New York: Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the Grand Theft Auto video games. The actress says the latest installment used her image and created a character based on her without her permission. Lohan's lawsuit was filed Wednesday in a Manhattan court. Grand Theft Auto V game maker Take-Two...
  • Lindsay Lohan sues makers of 'Grand Theft Auto V' video game 03-07-2014 07:32 AM

    Reuters: Actress Lindsay Lohan is suing the makers of the popular "Grand Theft Auto V" video game, saying it used her likeness without permission, according to a lawsuit filed on Wednesday. Lohan accused New York-based Take-Two Interactive Software Inc and its label Rockstar Games of creating a look-alike character named...
  • Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy held for questioning: Source 01-07-2014 12:48 PM

    Paris: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was held on Tuesday for questioning into suspicions that a network of informers kept him abreast of a separate inquiry into alleged irregularities in his 2007 election campaign, a legal source said. Local media said it was the first time a former head of...
  • Murthy got cost equation right,successor to take it fwd:Kamath 27-06-2014 06:27 PM

    New Delhi: Commending the role of N R Narayana Murthy, veteran banker K V Kamath on Friday said the Infosys co-founder had "got the cost equation right" to improve topline growth. Kamath, who is also the non-executive Chairman, said it is now upon the "successor" Vishal Sikka to take that...
  • Money lender surrenders in murder case 27-06-2014 04:51 PM

    A money lender, Satnam Singh alias Goldy, who allegedly shot dead a neighbour following dispute over repayment of loan a week ago, surrendered on Friday. Goldy surrendered before Senior Superintendent of Police, Amol V Homkar, who said a woman was also detained in connection with the case. A licensed double...
  • Will Scoot McNairy be the Nightwing in 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'? 27-06-2014 12:07 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Scoot McNairy has reportedly landed a role in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel- 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice'. The actor, who has starred in films like 'Argo' and '12 Years a Slave', is rumoured to play Nightwing in the film, reported Ace Showbiz. In the...
  • Sylvester Stallone returns in his iconic role with 'Rambo V' 25-06-2014 08:41 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor-director Sylvester Stallone will play John Rambo for the fifth time. Executives at German movie company Splendid Films have confirmed that Stallone has started work on a fifth "Rambo" movie," reports femalefirst.co.uk. A press release suggests that the action star is writing the screenplay and will star as...
  • Saina wins; Sindhu, Srikanth, Kashyap lose in Indonesia 18-06-2014 02:25 PM

    Jakarta: Three-time champion Saina Nehwal started her campaign on a positive note with a straight-game demolition of Thailand's Porntip Buranaprasertsuk but it was early exit for P V Sindhu, K Srikanth and P Kashyap in the USD 750,000 BCA Indonesia Superseries Premier on Wednesday. A winner of the tournament in...
  • Sikka will have to rebuild a core team : Balakrishnan 12-06-2014 03:56 PM

    Former Infosys board member V Balakrishnan said that Vishal Sikka, the new CEO of Infosys, will have to rebuild a core team. "Sikka will have challenges ahead but the uncertainty is over. Hopefully Vishal will get growth back. NR Narayana Murthy stepping down is the right thing to do." He...
  • Sindhu, Srikanth lead charge in Saina's absence at Japan Open 09-06-2014 04:52 PM

    Tokyo: With ace shuttler Saina Nehwal taking a break after a gruelling Uber Cup campaign, the Indian challenge will be led by P V Sindhu and K Srikanth at the USD 2,50,000 Japan Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers here on Tuesday. Olympic bronze-medallist Saina, who was...
  • Defence Minister Jaitley briefed on IAF's operational preparedness 06-06-2014 08:32 PM

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley was on Friday briefed by the Air Force on its operational preparedness and its immediate requirements such as 126 Rafale combat aircraft for carrying out its assigned tasks. The presentation was made by the top IAF brass to the Defence Minister at the Air...
  • VVIP chopper scam: CBI to send teams to record statements of Goa, WB Governors 05-06-2014 07:10 PM

    CBI will soon send teams to examine West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan and his Goa counterpart B V Wanchoo as "witnesses" in connection with its probe in the VVIP helicopter purchase deal. Highly-placed CBI sources said the agency has informed the Law Ministry that there was no bar on...
  • Snapshot: Sukhoi 30, Rafale jets at the 5th Indo-French air exercise in Jodhpur 05-06-2014 04:50 PM

    The fifth Indo-French air exercise named 'Garuda-V' began on June 2 at Jodhpur Indian Air Force station. In the joint exercise frontline fighter aircraft of both the countries are taking part. ...
  • Assocham submits mega plan to transform Railways 05-06-2014 04:12 PM

    Industry body Assocham on Thursday submitted a mega plan to Railways Minister D V Sadananda Gowda to turn railways into an "engine of growth" through capacity addition, developing high-speed freight network and offering services like e-business and entertainment to passengers. The proposed mega plan, to be initiated now and completed...
  • 5 things to know about spacecraft designed to ferry astronauts to space 31-05-2014 11:26 AM

    SpaceX has made supply runs to the International Space Station under a NASA contract. Now it's eyeing carrying astronauts to low-Earth orbit. NASA is depending on private companies to fill the void left by the retirement of its space shuttle fleet. Here are five things to know about SpaceX: What...
  • Vaiko denounces Modi's invitation to Rajapaksa for his swearing-in 23-05-2014 08:25 PM

    MDMK general secretary and founder V Gopalsamy alias Vaiko, an NDA ally, opposed Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's decision to invite Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapakse for his swearing-in on May 26. "I urge everyone to avoid the presence of 'butcher' of Tamils," he said. ...
  • Filming begins in Detroit for Superman-Batman film 22-05-2014 10:31 AM

    Los Angeles: Warner Bros. Pictures says filming has started in Detroit for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice," starring Henry Cavill, reprising his role as Clark Kent/Superman, and Ben Affleck as Bruce Wayne/Batman. The studio said Wednesday the action feature directed by Zack Snyder will also star Israel-born actress Gal...
  • Thambidurai elected as AIADMK Parliamentary Party leader 19-05-2014 05:42 PM

    Chennai: Senior leaders M Thambidurai and Dr V Maithreyan were on Monday elected as Leader and Deputy Leader of the AIADMK Parliamentary Party respectively. They were elected at a meeting of the party's MPs presided over by party supremo and Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, a party release said. At the meeting...
  • Saina, Sindhu make India a tough team to beat, says Thailand's Ratchanok 18-05-2014 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: Injury-plagued reigning world champion Ratchanok Inthanon, who is leading Thailand's campaign in the ongoing Uber Cup, believes India will be a difficult customer to handle as they have two top players in Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu in their ranks. "India is a tough team. Number one...
  • Puducherry CM N Rangasamy greets Modi for NDA's 'historic win' in Lok Sabha polls 17-05-2014 07:09 PM

    Puducherry: Puducherry Chief Minister and AINRC chief N Rangasamy on Saturday congratulated Narendra Modi for the BJP-led NDA's 'historic win' in the Lok Sabha polls. Talking to reporters here, Rangasamy expressed confidence that the new government under the leadership of Narendra Modi would extend full cooperation to the Union Territory....
  • AINRC wins lone seat of Puducherry 16-05-2014 08:27 AM

    Pondicherry: Counting for the lone Lok Sabha seat in Pondicherry has begun. While the ballot boxes have been opened, votes registered in EVMs will be counted at 8:30 am. Union Minister V Narayansamy is the present Lok Sabha MP from Pondicherry. Pondicherry went to polls on April 24. ...
  • LS polls: Narayanasamy dismisses exit poll projections 13-05-2014 04:52 PM

    Kumbakonam: Dismissing exit poll projections Union Minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday claimed that UPA will form the government at the Centre under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi. "The UPA will form the government third time, under Rahul Gandhi, I believe..", Narayanasamy told reporters after offering prayers at the Sri Chakrapanisamy...
  • Congress will form government with third front support: Narayanasamy 12-05-2014 08:24 PM

    Chennai: With TV channels coming out with results of exit polls, senior Congress leader and Union Minister in PMO, V Narayanasamy on Monday said that projections in 2004 and 2009 had proved wrong with the party sailing to power. Speaking to reporters, he also expressed hope that Congress will get...
  • Rapper Will.i.am forced out of airport's VIP lounge 11-05-2014 04:57 PM

    Los Angeles: Rapper Will.i.am was left embarrassed after being asked to leave a first class lounge at an airport as the staff thought his membership card was not real. The Black Eyed Peas star posted a series of tweets hitting out at United Airlines after being told to leave a...
  • Hockey India recommends four players for Arjuna Award 08-05-2014 02:59 PM

    New Delhi: Ace drag-flicker V R Raghunath, striker Dharamvir Singh, Tushar Khandekar and former skipper Bharat Chetri were on Thursday recommended by Hockey India for the prestigious Arjuna Award this year. HI on Thursday announced the names of players and coaches recommended for the National Sports Awards 2014 which includes...