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  • OMG! Actress Jena Malone to play Robin in Zack Snyder 'Batman v Superman'? Yesterday

    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 4 days ago

    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,...
  • Finance Commission Chairman YV Reddy calls for upliftment of dalits October 11, 2014

    Patna: Expressing deep concern with plight of dalits in India and discrimination against them, the 14th Finance Commission Chairman Y V Reddy called for corrective measures at societal level for their uplift. The dalits continue to lag behind in terms of socio-economic empowerment and education despite provisions being there in...
  • Precautionary steps taken to minimise cyclone Hudhud impact October 11, 2014

    Rajahmundry: All precautionary steps have been taken in and around the city anticipating Cyclone Hudhud, Rajahmundry Sub-Collector V Vijayarama Rao said. "We are receiving weather information from the Indian Meterological Department (IMD) for every three hours on the cyclone situation. On the basis of information provided by the IMD we...
  • In pics: Glimpses of air shows at Air Force Day parade October 8, 2014

    Hindon: The air show on the occasion of Air Force Day, which left the spectators spell bound, involved different formations and display of flares by the aircraft. The classic 80-year-old, single-engine propeller Tiger Moth aircraft won hearts when it flew past the parade ground, coloured in bright orange. ...
  • 'American Horror Story' crime counterpart tackles OJ Simpson trial October 8, 2014

    (Reuters) - With "American Horror Story" drumming up scares for cable channel FX, its new companion series "American Crime Story" will serve those drawn to real life criminal investigations, the network said on Tuesday. "American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson" is the next venture for "American Horror Story" creator...
  • Senior Lankan Tamil leader wants Indian model of devolution October 4, 2014

    Colombo: A veteran Tamil politician has wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi backing Indian model of 'devolution of power' to solve the ethnic impasse in Sri Lanka. "I am one who had been campaigning for an Indian model as an alternative to a federal solution," V Anandasangaree wrote to...
  • Airports will soon look cleaner: Civil Aviation Secretary October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Airports across the country will soon witness a visible difference on the cleanliness front, Union Civil Aviation Secretary V Somasundaran on Thursday said. Briefing reporters after administering the 'Swachh Bharat' pledge at Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, Somasundaran said stress on cleanliness has been laid on places frequented by the...
  • NIA files charge sheet against 6 for Planting of bomb under Narayanasamy's car September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The NIA on Tuesday filed charge sheet against six suspected members of banned Tamil Nadu Liberation Army for allegedly planting a pipe bomb under a car parked in front of former Union minister V Narayanasamy's Puducherry residence in January. The charge sheet was filed in the special NIA...
  • Gionee CTRL V4S with a 4.5-inch display, 8MP camera launched in India at Rs 9,999 September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Adding a new product to its portfolio, Gioness has launched a new smartphone - the CTRL V4S - in India at a price of Rs 9,999. The dual-SIM Gionee CTRL V4S is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and runs Android 4.4 OS. The device comes with a...
  • Asian Games 2014: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu lead Indian challenge in badminton September 19, 2014

    Incheon: Spearheaded by star shuttlers Saina Nehwal, P V Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap, India will aim to end a 28yearold medal drought when they begin their campaign in the 17th Asian Games badminton with the team competitions here on Saturday. India's last medal of any hue in badminton had come in...
  • Why Google's Android One can change the smartphone market September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Google on Monday launched in India three Android One phones capable of Internet access at prices starting at Rs 6,299, as it looks to win customers in the world's fastest growing smartphone market with low prices and better quality software. Powered by Google's Android operating system, the handsets, made...
  • Android One users in India can soon watch YouTube videos offline September 16, 2014

    New Delhi: YouTube users in India will soon be able to save videos from the Googleowned service, making it possible to watch them offline, and the feature will eventually be available globally, the company said Monday. The feature will be available through the YouTube app on Google's new Android One smartphones...
  • Kerala: CPM trying to sabotage murder case, says BJP September 15, 2014

    Kozhikode: BJP Kerala unit General Secretary K Surendran on Monday alleged that CPI(M) was trying to sabotage the probe being conducted into the murder of RSS functionary Manoj at Kathirir in Kannur district recently. Speaking to reporters, Surendran alleged that a top leader of the district CPI(M)...
  • Google's Android One phones come to India at Rs 6,299: Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The first Android One phones have arrived. Google has launched the first set of three phones under its Android One project in India at a price starting at Rs 6,299. The first Android One devices to be available in India are the Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V...
  • ISRO hopes India becomes the first country to complete Mars Mission in its maiden attempt September 15, 2014

    Indian Space Research Organisation on Sunday said that commands required by the Mars Orbiter Mission to enter the planet's orbit have been uploaded. The process will take almost 13 hours to be completed and the orbiter is expected to enter the Mars orbit on September 24, ISRO said. V Koteshwar...
  • Google launches Android One phones in India, priced at Rs 6299 onwards September 15, 2014

    Update: Google's Android One phones come to India at Rs 6,299: Micromax Canvas A1, Karbonn Sparkle V, Spice Dream Uno New Delhi: Google has launched the first smartphones under its Android One project in India, pricing them at around Rs 6,299 to capture the lowcost segment of the world's fastest growing...
  • First look: The Honda HRV, the allnew compact SUV September 13, 2014

    The HRV will be the latest addition to the list of small SUVs that are lining up for Europe. The idea behind these is simple all the ruggedness, room and reliability found in an SUV, packed into a pintsized coupelike package. The centrally placed fuel tank in the...
  • 'Grand Theft Auto V' coming to PS4 and Xbox One in November September 13, 2014

    San Francisco: Rockstar Games on Friday announced that the latest instalment of its crimethemed blockbuster video game Grand Theft Auto will hit PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles in November. Grand Theft Auto V will be packed with enhancements when it is released for play on the newgeneration consoles from rivals...
  • Marathi film 'Manoos' turns 75, revives the golden era of director V Shantaram September 10, 2014

    Pune: Exactly 75 years ago on this day, Indian cinema had its watershed moment with release of Marathi movie 'Manoos' (man), that perhaps for the first time made a bold attempt to explore realities of the life of a sex worker. It was legendary producerdirector V Shantaram, who conceived the...
  • Narayanasamy alleges malpractices in free rice scheme September 6, 2014

    Puducherry: Former Union Minister of State and senior Congress leader V Narayanasamy on Saturday alleged "malpractices" in the implementation of free rice scheme by the AINRC Government and demanded a CBI probe. Inaugurating a demonstration by party workers condemning the government's "failure" to measure up to the people's expectations in...
  • Jaya sacks Minister Moorthy, comeback for Ramanaa September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday sacked Milk and Dairy Development Minister V Moorthy and appointed B V Ramanaa in his place. Ramanaa, who was sacked as Revenue Minister on May 19, is staging a comeback in the Ministry. Governor K Rosaiah accepted the recommendations of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in...
  • ZTE V5 with a 5inch display, 13MP camera launched in India at Rs 10,999 September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese telecom major ZTE has launched a new smartphone in India. Named the ZTE V5, the phone features a 5inch (1280x720) display, 13 megapixel rear camera with an LED flash, and a 5 megapixel front camera. The budget smartphone from ZTE runs Android 4.4 KitKat with Nubia 2.0...
  • Bentley Flying Spur V8 launched in India at Rs 3.1 crore August 9, 2014

    Bentley has announced the launch of the 2015 Flying Spur V8 in India with prices starting at Rs 3.1 crore. The final price, of course, changes as per the options you tick. The highlight however, is the new V8 motor, which joins the existing Flying Spur W12 as the lesspricier...
  • Disappointed to miss out on CWG gold, focus now on Asiad: P V Sindhu August 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Utterly disappointed for missing out on a gold medal in the recentlyconcluded Commonwealth Games, female shuttler P V Sindhu has now set her eyes on the upcoming World Championships and Asian Games to make up for the disappointment in Glasgow. Sindhu hopes to learn from her mistakes which she committed...
  • Former Infosys officers call for $1.8 billion buyback August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Concerns over the pace of change at India's secondbiggest software services company have spurred three former officers of Infosys Ltd (INFY.NS) to seek 112 billion rupees ($1.83 billion) in the form of a buyback for all shareholders. Former officers V Balakrishnan, TV Mohandas Pai and DN Prahlad are seeking 3,850...
  • Mohandas Pai, Balakrishnan ask Infosys to buy back shares worth Rs 11,000 cr August 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Infosys top executives TV Mohandas Pai, V Balakrishnan and DN Prahlad have asked the country's second largest software services firm to buy back shares worth Rs 11,200 crore, saying it will help check the "asymmetry of information" between management and investors. In a letter to Infosys Board, the three...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttlers Srikanth, Gurusaidutt in Round of 32 July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian shuttlers Kidambi Srikanth and R M V Gurusaidutt won their respective matches to enter the men's singles Round of 32 at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Srikanth had an easy Round of 64 outing as he took just 15 minutes to defeat St. Helena's Duane March 213 214...