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  • PM Modi lauds scientists for successful test-firing of Agni-V 10 minutes ago

    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 Yesterday

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Saina, Srikanth advance; Sindhu loses in Hong Kong Open November 20, 2014

    Hong Kong: Top Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth posted contrasting victories to enter the quarter-finals of the women's and men's singles competition respectively in the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Super Series in Kowloon on Thursday. However, it was curtains for teen sensation P V Sindhu, who suffered a three-game...
  • China Open winners Saina and Srikanth eye Hong Kong titles November 17, 2014

    Hong Kong: Fresh from their sensational title triumphs in China, India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth will now train their guns on the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers in Kowloon on Tuesday. Saina and Srikanth created history on Sunday by winning...
  • Gionee V6L, P5L: Gionee launches 4G smartphones in India at Rs 10,000 onwards November 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese handset maker Gionee announced the launch of four new 4G LTE smartphones, priced Rs 10,000 onwards, as operators gear up for nationwide launch of next generation wireless services. From next year onwards, all Gionee devices priced above Rs 10,000 range will be LTE enabled. "Gionee has always kept itself...
  • Settled defence has been a plus for Indian hockey team, says Raghunath November 11, 2014

    A settled defensive line up has been a big advantage for the Indian team in its resurgence in world hockey, feels seasoned full back V Raghunath. ...
  • PM Modi arrives in Myanmar, to step up engagement with ASEAN November 11, 2014

    Nay Pyi Taw: The 12th ASEAN-India summit kicks off with Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to make a strong pitch to step up engagement with the 10-nation bloc by improving regional connectivity to give a boost to trade and people-to-people contacts. Modi arrived in the Myanmarese capital this afternoon by...
  • Democracy protesters clash with Hong Kong police November 6, 2014

    Hong Kong: Pro-democracy protesters clashed with police in Hong Kong for the first time in more than two weeks as pressure grows on demonstrators to abandon more than a month and a half of street occupations. The skirmishes lasted for about four hours in the bustling Mong Kok neighborhood, the...
  • Karbonn Sparkle V review: This Android One phone is like a Bollywood masala potboiler October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: One of the major differences between marrying a guy your parents picked out for you versus dating the college hottie is the thrill of chase and rebellion. Your 'susheel' husband might not sport 6-pack abs, or gel his hair with the precision of television commercials, but more likely...
  • Tamil Nadu opposes new Road Bill, says it encroaches upon state powers October 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Tamil Nadu on Tuesday vociferously opposed the proposed new Motor Vehicles Bill, saying it encroaches upon the financial, legislative and administrative powers of state governments. "The Bill erodes and encroaches upon the powers of the state government... A major change in the existing set-up has been proposed. "The...
  • 'Sulemani Keeda' trailer: Naveen Kasturia-Mayank Tewari's spot on chemistry will help this urban comedy find several takers October 28, 2014

    It takes just about 15 seconds to know what the upcoming film 'Sulemani Keeda' is all about. With wit, drama and struggle, all rolled into one, 'Sulemani Keeda' offers an insight into the lives of writing partners Dulal and Mainak who dream of working with the biggest Khan of Bollywood....
  • MWIFF 2014: With discussions, special events, outdoor film screenings, it promises to offer an enriching experience to independent filmmakers October 22, 2014

    Following the popularity and success of the first edition of Mumbai Women's International Film Festival (MWIFF), preparations have kicked off for its second edition this year. The festival, which offers an important and much-needed platform to female filmmakers in India, many who still haven't managed to find the popularity and...
  • NCP Kerala unit asks party to reconsider support to BJP October 21, 2014

    Kochi: Kerala unit of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), which is opposed to the party's offer of unconditional outside support to BJP to form government in Maharashtra, appealed the party to reconsider the decision. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the state unit here tonight, as majority of...
  • OMG! Actress Jena Malone to play Robin in Zack Snyder 'Batman v Superman'? October 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Jena Malone will reportedly play Carrie Kelly - "female" Robin - in the upcoming film "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice". WILX-10 News station reporter Kirk Montgomery spoke with a source at Michigan State University, where a scene involving Bruce Wayne (Ben Affleck) and Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg)...
  • P V Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth progress to Denmark Open quarters October 16, 2014

    Denmark: Indian shuttlers P V Sindhu and Kidambi Srikanth progressed to the quarter-finals of their categories at the $600,000 Denmark Open Super Series Premier on Thursday. Two-time World Championship bronze medallist Sindhu needed only 31 minutes to move past Russia's Ksenia Polikarpova 21-17, 21-19 in their first ever women's singles match. Later,...