New Delhi, Oct 10
The shared Nobel Peace Prize 2014 for an Indian, Kailash Satyarthi, a crusader against child labour, is both a feather in India’s cap, as well as a grim reminder of the scourge that persists, lar...
Chennai, Oct 2
Noted industrialist and three-time MLA, ‘Pollachi’ Dr N Mahalingam died here on Thursday following cardiac arrest suffered at a function.A staunch Gandhian, educationist and philanthropist,...
New Delhi, September 30
Microsoft CEO in a philosophical, reflective mood »
Incheon, Sept 18
Ending the suspense over who would be the Indian contingent’s flag bearer at tomorrow’s 17th Asian Games opening ceremony here, men’s hockey team captain Sardar Singh was on Thursday bestowed with...
September 7, 2014
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo is the wealthiest footballer in Europe — and the world. His estimated net worth is $230 million, according to a Wealth-X list of the 10 wealthiest players in the...
Hyderabad, Sept. 1
The Telugu society has lost an accomplished artist, filmmaker and humourist on Sunday. The 80-year-old Sattiraju Lakshminarayana, popularly known as Bapu, passed away in Chennai, the city...
August 26, 2014
UR Ananthamurthy was no ordinary writer. He was a crusader who parsed complex social issues into simple thoughts
Kochi, August 21
Former Union Minister for Disinvestment and noted journalist Arun Shourie has suggested 15 steps to remove India’s growth hiccups and to put the country in a higher growth trajecto...
New York, Aug 14
Microsoft’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella was doused with a bucket of ice water on his head as part of a challenge he took to raise awareness about a neurodegenerative disease and in turn challenge...
Houston (US), Aug 12
Oscar-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has died at the age of 63.
According to police in Marin County, California, Williams was found “unconscious and not breathing” just before...
Seattle, Oct 10
Microsoft Corp's chief executive officer suggested on Thursday that women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in the "system", bringing a torrent of criticism and caus...
Bangalore, Oct 2
AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa is not getting VIP treatment, but being looked after as any other ordinary prisoner at the Parapanna Agrahara Central prison where she is lodged after conviction in the...
Mumbai, September 23
Vicky Ratnani joins F&B Asia’s India biz
Pretoria, Sept 11
‘Blade Runner’ Oscar Pistorius was found not guilty of the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp today as a South African judge dismissed the most serious charges against him.
“The state c...
New Delhi, Sept 2
The much—awaited autobiography of batting icon Sachin Tendulkar will hit the stands on November 6 with a high—profile release of the book in his home city Mumbai.
The book, titled ‘Playin...
Chennai, Aug 29
Entertainment company Eros International Media Ltd on Friday today announced the appointment of filmmaker Soundarya Rajinikanth as director, creative and strategy.
“In her dual role, Soun...
New Delhi, Aug 22
The debate of Wives and Girlfriends (WAGs) accompanying cricketers on foreign tours has taken a different twist after India’s team manager Sunil Dev questioned actress Anushka Sharma’s stay with b...
Melbourne, Aug 19
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuador embassy in London, where the whistleblower was holed up for over two years, without getting a guarantee that he will not be extradited t...
Mumbai, Aug 12
The Indian Super League (ISL) on Tuesday got a dash of South American flavour with Colombian defenders Jairo Suarez and Andres Gonzalez confirming their participation in the inaugural edition of t...
New Delhi, Aug 10
Speculation is rife that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose may be named for the country’s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna.
The speculation has...