April 26, 2013
The full-throated and regal voice of Shamshad Begum and her magic melodies will be remembered forever. »
London, Apr 21
India’s leading industrialist brothers, Mukesh and Anil Ambani, have been together listed as 20th richest in the world in the Sunday Times Rich List 2013.
The brothers, who have separate...
Jodhpur, April 21
Bangalore, Apr 19
Wipro Chairman Azim Premji today said he has already given more than 25 per cent of his personal wealth to charity, but acknowledged it’s not easy to use money well in philanthropy.
Kolkata, April 14
R.P.Goenka used to say he always indulged in “friendly” takeover bids, except one. “Premier Automobiles Ltd, RPG would say, was the sole exception, where he adopted a ‘hostile’ strategy”...
Philadelphia, Apr 14
Dr Hilary Koprowski, the Polish-born researcher who developed the first successful oral vaccination for polio, died this week at his Philadelphia home. He was 96.
Although not as well-kno...
Johannesburg, Apr 11
South Africa dominate the Wisden ‘Cricketers of the Year’ list for 2012 with three players — a feat accomplished for the third time in the country’s 150-year history. The three Proteas n...
New York, Apr 11
A letter from Nobel Prize winner Francis Crick to his son describing his discovery of DNA went under the hammer for a record $ 6 million on Wednesday, auction house Christie’s said.
Kolkata, May 2
The setting is of rural Bengal. Fields are supposed to be plush with the snow white colored 'kassh' flowers (a typical vegetation in Bengal). A small girl along with her younger brother rushes acr...
Mumbai, April 24
Sunny days await the Master Blaster should he decide to quit playing – TV anchoring like Sunil Gavaskar will keep him in spotlight
Bangalore, April 21
Legendary Mathematics wizard Shakuntala Devi, dubbed as the world’s fastest ‘human computer’ and who made complex mental calculations as a child prodigy, died at a hospital here today following re...
Sydney, April 20
Amid enthusiastic singing and chanting by his fans, Sachin Tendulkar’s wax statue was today unveiled at the Sydney Cricket Ground just a few days before his 40th birthday.
Kolkata, April 14
Industry, on Sunday, condoled the death of noted industrialist and R.P. Goenka group founder Rama Prasad Goenka.
Birla clan patriarch Basant Kumar, and his wife Sarala, in a statemen...
April 14, 2013
Breaking free from his illustrious joint family in 1979, Rama Prasad Goenka founded RPG Enterprises with two companies and a combined revenue of only Rs 70 crore. R.P. Goenka had no time...
New Delhi, Apr 12
Veteran Bollywood actor Pran Sikand, a Hindi cinema villain loved and feared in equal measure by moviegoers, was today chosen for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke award, the highest official reco...
Washington, April 11
Described by President Barack Obama as a “trailblazer”, Sri Srinivasan has bright chances to become the first ever Indian-American to serve as a US federal judge as he faced no outright opposition...
Chennai, April 9
The Chairperson of farm equipment and tractors manufacturer, Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE) Mallika Srinivasan was conferred the “Business Thought Leader of the Year” award 2012 by NDTV Pr...