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  • Case filed against Sena MLA for allegedly slapping policeman 1 week ago

    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,...
  • 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...