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  • After retaining Congress trust, Prithviraj Chavan eyes Maharashtra poll win July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: A day after Congress leadership reposed faith in him to lead the party in upcoming Assembly polls, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Friday said his endeavour would be to win maximum seats in the state. "I met the party leadership in the last two days and requested them...
  • Xolo Win Q900s: The 'world's lightest smartphone' up for pre-order at Rs 9,999; features Windows Phone OS, 8MP camera June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: After Micromax, Xolo has now announced the launch of its first Windows Phone-based smartphone in India. Named the Xolo Win Q900s, the phone is claimed to be the world's lightest smartphone that weighs merely 100 grams. The phone is exclusively available on the e-commerce site Snapdeal.com at Rs 9,999....
  • Canvas Win W092, W121: Micromax launches two Windows Phone smartphones at Rs 6,500 onwards June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Micromax has launched its first set of Windows Phone-based smartphones - Canvas Win W092 and Canvas Win W121 - in India. Both are budget phones, with the former priced at Rs 6,500, while the latter will come for Rs 9,500. The Canvas Win W092 is believed to be...
  • BJP's win rekindles hope for reforms, growth: Goldman Sachs May 23, 2014

    A clear mandate for the BJP has rekindled hope for structural reforms and better investment climate and the country's growth is likely to accelerate to 6.5 per cent in Financial Year '16, a Goldman Sachs report said on Friday. According to the global financial services major, after the BJP's "historic" election...
  • India Inc hails decisive mandate for Modi-led BJP May 16, 2014

    Hailing the clear mandate given by voters to the BJP-led NDA, leading lights of corporate India hoped incoming government would boost economic growth and create jobs to herald a "golden era of change". Hinduja Group Chairman Srichand Hinduja described Narendra Modi's massive mandate as a vote for stability that will put...
  • Rupee at 11-month high as BJP sweeps election, up 50 paise against dollar May 16, 2014

    Narendra Modi-led BJP's thumping victory on Friday lifted the rupee to an 11-month closing high of 58.79 against the US dollar, adding 50 paise in the third straight day of gains as exporters sold the US currency and whopping Rs 3,600 crore of FII funds flowed into stock market. The rupee...
  • Narendra Modi wins big but fails to break record May 16, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi trounced his Congress rival Madhusudan Mistry by a staggering 5,70,128 votes in Vadodara but failed to break the record of highest margin of victory set by Anil Basu of CPI-M. The BJP's prime ministerial candidate's margin of victory in his first outing in the...
  • Modi wave is for real: B-Town hails Narendra Modi May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set for a comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha, the party's supporters in filmdom like Asha Bhosle and Madhur Bhandarkar wished Narendra Modi and looked forward to seeing him take oath as the country's new prime minister. The celebs took to Twitter...
  • Tony Award-winning actress Phyllis Frelich dies April 14, 2014

    Phyllis Frelich, a Tony Award-winning deaf actress who starred in the Broadway version of "Children of a Lesser God," has died. She was 70. Frelich, died Thursday at their home in Temple City, Calif., her husband, Robert Steinberg, said. She suffered from a rare degenerative neurological disease called progressive supranuclear palsy,...
  • Sonia Gandhi cancelled Goa rally as she is sure of win: Congress April 8, 2014

    Congress president Sonia Gandhi cancelled her public meeting scheduled on Tuesday in Goa after she realised that the party is sure to win both the Lok Sabha seats in the state, a senior party leader claimed in Panaji on Tuesday. Gandhi was supposed to address a public meeting in North Goa...
  • Advani confident of BJP led NDA coming to power April 8, 2014

    Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Tuesday expressed confidence that BJP led NDA would form the next government in the country and Narendra Modi would create an 'unprecedented history'. "There is no doubt among the people about whose government will come to power after the Lok Sabha polls and BJP...
  • Confident of winning all 6 seats in J~~amp;amp;K: National Conference April 2, 2014

    Ruling National Conference on Wednesday expressed confidence that it along with its ally Congress will win all six Lok Sabha seats from Jammu and Kashmir, saying people will reject the "politics of hate" and will vote for "secular" candidates. "The NC-Congress coalition government will sweep the state and win all six...
  • Actress Kate Winslet gets her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame March 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Kate Winslet was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Academy Award-winning actress wore a form-fitting black dress that showed off her enviable body at the event, reports eonline.com The six time Oscar nominated star said she was surprised to see so many people watch...
  • Sikh man wins 250,000 pounds in British TV game show February 13, 2014

    A Sikh man in Britain has become only the second male contestant to win a popular television game show, getting 250,000 pounds (around $416,000) in the process. Roop Singh, 54, from Leeds became only the second male contestant to take such a large sum on Channel 4 game show 'Deal Or...
  • I never dreamt of lifting a Grand Slam trophy: Stanislas Wawrinka January 27, 2014

    Melbourne: For 35 Grand Slam tournaments, the words of an Irish poet became something of a mantra for Stan Wawrinka. After one too many defeats, he had them inscribed on his left arm. At each ball toss, if he cared to glance, he could see the words of Samuel Beckett: "Ever...
  • Xolo Win tablet with 10.1-inch display, Windows 8 announced January 8, 2014

    Las Vegas: Xolo, the smartphone brand of Indian handset maker Lava, today unveiled its first AMD-powered 10.1-inch tablet 'Xolo Win'. The company said the tablet will be available in stores across India towards the end of this month. However, the price of the Windows 8 certified device was not announced. ...
  • Watson lauds Lehmann for bringing back fun for Australia January 6, 2014

    Sydney: Allrounder Shane Watson has credited coach Darren Lehmann for bringing the fun factor back to the Australian dressing room and allowing the team to enjoy playing cricket once more in the 5-0 Ashes series thrashing of England. Watson's credentials as a cricketer have never been in doubt but his ability...
  • 3rd Test: Australia beat England at Perth, reclaim the Ashes December 17, 2013

    Perth: Michael Clarke's Australians regained the Ashes just four months after the last series defeat in England by completing a third comprehensive Test victory on home soil. Resuming at 251 for 5 on the last day of the third Test, England lost only one wicket in Tuesday's morning session but Nathan...
  • Nepal: Maoist chief Prachanda wins by thin margin November 23, 2013

    UCPN-Maoist chief Prachanda finally got elected from Siraha 5 constituency in southern Nepal by a thin margin. Prachanda secured 15,244 votes, just 900 votes more than his nearest rival Lila Shrestha of CPN-UML. Maoist supremo Prahanda earlier had humiliating defeat in Kathmandu 5 constituency in the hand of Nepali Congress candidate...
  • Decision to keep Djokovic out of doubles cost Serbia, feels Stepanek November 18, 2013

    Serbia's decision to leave Novak Djokovic out of the doubles rubber of their Davis Cup final against Czech Republic was "like leaving a Ferrari in the garage", victorious opponent Radek Stepanek said on Sunday. The Czechs wrapped up a 3-2 win to retain their title thanks to Stepanek's crushing straight-sets demolition...
  • India give winning farewell for Sachin Tendulkar November 16, 2013

    India defeated West Indies by innings and 126 runs to bid Sachin Tendulkar farewell in style at the Wankhede Stadium. ...
  • Chidambaram quotes Maulana, says Patel agreed to partition before Nehru, Gandhi November 11, 2013

    Joining debate with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over partition, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, on MOnday, quoted excerpts from Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's book to say that Sardar Patel had agreed to the idea of division of the country before Nehru and Gandhi. "Lord Mountbatten was extremely intelligent and could...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey November 8, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Congress slams Goldman Sachs for predicting growth if NDA wins polls November 8, 2013

    The Congress Party in a paranoid mode as Assembly elections in five states near. If it proposed a ban on opinion polls yesterday, today it hit out at investment bank Goldman Sachs for predicting strong economic growth if the NDA sweeps into office next year. The investment bank defended its...
  • Five Indian-Americans score victories in US polls November 8, 2013

    Five Indian-American candidates scored victories in Tuesday's US polls with three of them becoming legislators in two states and two others winning elections to local bodies. The most significant gains for the Indian American community came in New Jersey where Kolkata-born Raj Mukherji scored a victory in the 33rd district to...
  • Novak Djokovic dumps David Ferrer to win Paris Masters November 4, 2013

    Paris: Novak Djokovic beat defending champion David Ferrer of Spain 7-5, 7-5 to win the Paris Masters on Sunday and keep alive his hopes of reclaiming the world number one spot by the end of the year. The Serb recovered from a break down in both sets to snatch his third...
  • Sachin Tendulkar ends Ranji Trophy career with a match-winning knock October 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar bid his first-class career a goodbye in style on Wednesday, leading Mumbai to a four-wicket win over Haryana in the Ranji Trophy at Lahli with his 79 not out. Tendulkar, who failed in the first innings of his last Ranji Trophy game scoring just 5, was...
  • Tendulkar should retire with his bat held high: Ganguly October 7, 2013

    Kolkata: Observing that Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from international cricket was "imminent", former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Monday hoped the batting legend quits the game on a high. "There is too much speculation about his retirement, which is putting pressure on him. While I believe his retirement is not very far,...
  • Juan Martin del Potro beats Milos Raonic to win Japan Open October 6, 2013

    Tokyo: Top-seeded Juan Martin del Potro beat Milos Raonic of Canada, 7-6 (5), 7-5 on Sunday to win the Japan Open and claim his third title of the season. Del Potro got the only break of the match to go up 6-5 in the second set and then held serve...