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...
Kolkata, August 7
Tata’s remark on pace of industrialisation in the State stirs controversy »
August 4, 2014
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Kharagpur (WB), July 26
Wipro Chairman Azim Premji was today honoured with a doctorate by IIT Kharagpur.
The 69-year-old businessman and philanthropist was given the honorary degree of Doctor of Science “for bei...
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...
New Delhi, Aug 8
Attacked over his absence from Rajya Sabha, Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said there was a medical emergency that kept him away from Delhi and that he did not mean disrespect to any institution.<...
Kolkata, July 29
West Bengal Government today decided to appeal before a division bench of the Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against Trinamool Congress...
Mumbai, July 25
It was sometime in end-June 2012 when reports began doing the rounds that Rajesh Khanna was dying. As crowds began to gather outside his iconic bungalow, Aashirwad, the former superstar em...