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  • Karbonn starts rolling out Android 5.1 Lollipop update to its Android One Sparkle V smartphone 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Karbonn Mobiles has started to roll out the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop update to its Android One-powered Sparkle V smartphone. The update would be available over-the-air to the users of Sparkle V. Additionally, customers can also visit a Karbonn service centre and get the update downloaded on their...
  • EC may revoke registration of parties which have not contested for 5 years March 22, 2015

    Kolkata: The Election Commission is planning to revoke registration of political parties which have never contested any election in the last 5-10 years. Chief Election Commissioner HS Brahma said there are more than 1,600 registered parties in the country of which only less than 200 participate in the electoral process. "We are...
  • V Bhaigaih named as fourth RSS joint general secretary March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: RSS has appointed V Bhaigaih as the fourth joint general secretary in its national team along with Dattatreya Hosabale, Krishna Gopal and Suresh Soni, who have been retained. Bhaigaih (65), has been serving as the Akhil Bharatiya Bhauddik Pramukh of RSS for the last five years and was appointed...
  • Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu coach Raman puzzled by 'sporting pitch' term March 7, 2015

    Mumbai: Tamil Nadu coach Woorkeri V Raman says he's a bit puzzled whenever he hears a cricket track being described as a 'sporting pitch' and wants to know what is exactly meant by this often-used term. "I want somebody to explain to me what exactly a sporting wicket is," Raman said...
  • Ranji Trophy: No favourite in Karnataka-Tamil Nadu clash, says WV Raman March 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Tamil Nadu coach Woorkeri V Raman does not view either defending champions Karnataka or his team as favourites when they cross swords in the five-day Ranji Trophy final commencing at the Wankhede Stadium on March 8. "There's no such thing as an underdog or a favourite. It will be a...
  • Google starts rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Android One phones in India February 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Android One users in India have a reason to rejoice now. Google has started rolling out Android 5.0 Lollipop update to Android One handsets in India. "To those with Android One phones in India, here's where we are with the over-the-air (OTA) update that will bring Android Lollipop to...
  • Snapshot: Here's the first look of Jason 'Khal Drogo' Momoa as Aquaman February 20, 2015

    Actor Jason Momoa, who shot to fame with his role as the king Khal Drogo in HBO's critically-acclaimed series 'Game of Thrones', will now be the new Aquaman. Filmmaker Zack Snyder, who is directing the upcoming 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', tweeted the first image of Jason Momoa tonight...
  • Mumbai University V-C Rajan Welukar removed for not qualifying for post February 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Mumbai University Vice Chancellor Rajan Welukar on Thursday was removed from his post after being found that he did not qualify for the post. The Bombay High Court, while hearing petitions challenging the essential eligibility qualification of Welukar, had directed the University to set up a search committee to reconsider...
  • Women for alone time, men for romance on V-Day: Survey February 13, 2015

    Kolkata: Close to 70 percent women want to spend Valentine's Day on Feb 14 by themselves or with family and friends instead of a romantic jaunt with their someone special, a survey by a leading Indian matrimonial site said Thursday. A survey conducted by Jeevansathi.com with more than 4700 people --...
  • After Delhi sweep, AAP eyes Bengaluru civic polls February 11, 2015

    After sweeping the Delhi polls, the Aam Aadmi Party is now eyeing the civic body elections in Bengaluru. Corruption will be the main plank even for the BBMP elections that will be held soon. Though the election dates are yet to be announced, AAP has already started the ground work...
  • Compassionate capitalism & positive campaign won us Delhi, says AAP February 10, 2015

    The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s landslide victory in Delhi is very exciting. I did not expect a victory of this scale. It is both surprising and extremely exciting. I can never forget this day. After quitting one of the IT majors in the World, Infosys, I joined the Aam Aadmi...
  • I smell malicious intention by DRDO officials, claims former Agni V programme director RK Gupta February 6, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after the project director of nuclear-capable Agni 5 missile programme at DRDO RK Gupta was removed, a letter has surfaced in which he has claimed that he was targeted by former DRDO chief Avinash Chander. "I feel dishonoured the way I was treated. I smell malicious intention....
  • Actress Priyamani to judge Kannada show 'Dancing Stars' season 2 with actor V Ravichandran February 4, 2015

    South Indian actress Priyamani, who's appeared in critically-acclaimed films like 'Paruthi Veeran', will now don a new avatar -- that of a judge of a reality show. The actress will judge the show along with actor V Ravichandran and Mayoori Upadhyay, wife of music composer and singer Raghu Dixit. ...
  • PM Modi lauds scientists for successful test-firing of Agni-V January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday hailed scientists for the successful test-firing of 'Agni V' and said the missile is a prized asset for the country's forces. "Successful test-firing of Agni V from a canister makes the missile a prized asset for our forces. I...
  • Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap rises to World No.12 January 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Boosted by the title win at the Syed Modi International Badminton Championships on Sunday, Parupalli Kashyap rose three places to be ranked No.12 in the latest Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings released on Thursday. Two other Indians are in the top-25 of men's singles with Kidambi Srikanth at No.5...
  • Badminton: Saina, Sindhu, Srikanth reach semi-finals at Syed Modi International January 23, 2015

    Lucknow: Defending champion Saina Nehwal inched closer to retaining her women's singles title, while other top Indian shuttlers, including PV Sindhu, also made it to the semifinals of the USD 120,000 Syed Modi International Badminton tournament, here on Friday. Top male badminton stars -- K Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap -- also...
  • CBI trying to fix me, says former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran January 22, 2015

    Dayanidhi Maran alleged that he was being framed in the case to please an Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh ideologue. "We have co-operated absolutely with the CBI. Am willing to prove my innocence in the case in the court," he said. ...
  • CBI fixing me in illegal telephone exchange case to please an RSS ideologue, alleges Maran January 22, 2015

    Chennai: Following the arrest of his aides by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the illegal telephone exchange case, former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran on Thursday met DMK chief M Karunanidhi. Maran alleged that he was being framed in the case to please an Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh ideologue. "I...
  • BJP promoting 'Hindu Nation', says Congress January 20, 2015

    Shillong: Congress on Tuesday alleged that the BJP led NDA government was trying to make the country a 'Hindu nation' subverting the Constitution. "Secularism is the key word in the Constitution but the BJP led government at the Centre is trying to totally subvert it by using the hardline Hindu...
  • I don't need to give him any advice. He's great, he's fantastic: Henry Cavill on Ben Affleck January 19, 2015

    London: Actor Henry Cavill has suggested that 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' will make cinema history. Cavill, 31, who plays Superman in the Warner Bros/DC Comics project, has promised that Zack Snyder's direction will give viewers a "visual spectacle", reported Digital Spy. "We're making cinematic history, we're doing Batman, we're...
  • Grand Theft Auto V for PC to be released on March 24 January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Rockstar Games has finally announced the release date for the PC version of the Grand Theft Auto V. The game that has had a series of delays will now be released for PC on March 24, 2015 - four months after it was launched on Xbox One and...
  • Veteran Telugu filmmaker V B Rajendra Prasad passes away January 13, 2015

    Hyderabad: Veteran Telugu film producer and director V B Rajendra Prasad passed away due to age related ailments at a hospital here tonight. He was 82. "He lived like a king. He did not hurt anyone. He passed away peacefully with happy memories," his son and prominent Telugu actor Jagapathi Babu...
  • Henry Cavill: 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice' won't be split into two parts January 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Henry Cavill has denied reports that the upcoming "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" would be split into two parts. The actor, who plays Superman in the highly-anticipated movie, refuted the rumour during a chat, reported Variety Online. In addition to denying the rumour, the "Man of Steel"...
  • Hyundai ix25 to Fiat 500X: SUVs coming to India in 2015 January 5, 2015

    Automakers expect 2015-16 to be far more fertile and productive. Which is why India is going to see an influx of SUVs and Crossovers in the near future. Here are the SUVs that are likely to be launched in India in 2015.2015 Audi Q3The Q3 has been highly successful both...
  • Case filed against Sena MLA for allegedly slapping policeman December 18, 2014

    Nagpur: A case has been filed against Shiv Sena MLA from Aurangabad Harshawardhan Jadhav for allegedly slapping a policeman posted outside party chief Udhhav Thackeray's room in a Nagpur hotel. Jadhav was apparently attempting to enter the room when he was stopped by the policeman who said that he had...
  • Determined to put our best show on Tuesday: V R Raghunath December 8, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Bruised and battered by back-to-back defeats in the Champions Trophy hockey, India's experienced drag-flicker V R Raghunath said the hosts are keen to put up their "best show" in their last Pool B tie against World Cup silver medallist the Netherlands on Tuesday. After the narrow 0-1 loss against Olympic...
  • Retailer stops selling 'GTA V' following allegations that the game encourages players to murder women December 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Target Australia is removing Grand Theft Auto V from store shelves after more than 40,000 people who say the video game encourages players to murder women for entertainment signed an online petition asking the retailer to stop selling it. The decision is the latest in a long line of...
  • PV Sindhu, HS Prannoy enter Macau Open semis November 28, 2014

    Macau: Indian shuttlers P.V. Sindhu and H.S. Prannoy came out with contrasting wins to enter their respective semi-finals at the $120,000 Macau Open Grand Prix Gold on Friday. While defending champion Sindhu defeated China's Li Han 21-17, 19-21, 21-16 in a marathon encounter which lasted an hour and three minutes, Prannoy...
  • Top policemen killed in 26/11 attacks as they did not have proper arms: Bombay High Court November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Advising the Maharashtra Government to revise its weapon policy every three years, the Bombay High Court observed that high ranking police officers lost their lives during the brazen 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks because the arms they possessed were not appropriate. The observation was made by a division bench on...