NaMo pulls up Sonia over Nido Taniam, Italian marines cases

Itanagar: Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday launched a scathing attack on Congress president Sonia Gandhi over the killing of Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam in the national capital.

Facebook cracking down on fake 'likes' in poll season

Kolkata: With politicians boosting their social media presence in the poll season using fake online followers, Facebook has started cracking down on fraudulent accounts showing suspicious high number of 'likes'.

People won't tolerate poor governance: President

New Delhi: With the Lok Sabha election less than 10 days away, President Pranab Mukherjee has said people will no longer accept non-transparent and unresponsive administration.

BJP's Gujarat Model, Congress’ Bharat Nirman just eyewash: Akhilesh Yadav

Ghaziabad: Criticizing BJP and Congress, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that their claims of 'Gujarat Model' and 'Bharat Nirman' respectively were ‘just eyewash’.

Modi ahead of Rahul in PM race: RSS mouthpiece survey

New Delhi: An opinion poll conducted by RSS mouthpiece 'Organiser' ahead of Lok Sabha elections has said development and governance were top issues before voters but steered clear of any mention of Ram Temple.

Djokovic shuts down Nadal, wins his fourth title in Miami

Miami: Serbian Novak Djokovic on Sunday won his fourth Masters 1,000 in Key Biscayne, defeating Spain's Rafael Nadal with a double 6-3 result in the final of the Sony Open.

Yuvraj needed this innings to express himself: Dhoni

Mirpur: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said Yuvraj Singh needed the kind of knock he played on Sunday against Australia to get his confidence back. It was Yuvraj's well-calculated 60-run knock that laid the foundation for one of India’s most crushing T20 victories in recent times.

ICC World T20: India thrash Australia by 73 runs to emerge Group champion

Mirpur: India continued their dream run in the ICC World T20 as they pounded a listless Australia by a whopping 73-run margin to emerge Group 2 champion with an all-win record on Sunday.

Serena Williams beats Li Na to claim seventh Miami title

Proving there is no place like home, world number one Serena Williams swept past China's Li Na 7-5 6-1 in the final of the Sony Open on Saturday, collecting a record seventh win on the Miami hardcourts.

Sensex, Nifty hit new lifetime high in opening trade

Mumbai: Continuing its record-setting spree, the benchmark BSE Sensex hit a new lifetime high of 22,464.86 in opening trade on Monday on strong rally in power, oil & gas, auto, banking and PSU stocks, driven by sustained capital inflows.

Sebi to develop mobile app for investor awareness

New Delhi: Capital market regulator Sebi plans to bring out a mobile application to increase financial literacy among the public for which it will garner ideas from students.

Re-promulgation of Ordinance will boost Sebi's powers: Finance Ministry

New Delhi: The Finance Ministry on Sunday said the re-promulgation of Sebi Ordinance would strengthen the regulator's enforcement powers and also bring in-built checks and balances to its functioning.

India’s economy to grow at 5.5 percent in FY 2015: Ficci

New Delhi:  India's economic growth is likely to pick up and reach 5.5 percent in 2014-15 as industrial output will recover to expand at 3.3 percent, says Ficci. The Economic Outlook Survey by the industry chamber pegs agriculture and services sector growth in the next financial year, starting April 1, at 3.3 percent and 7 percent respectively. It also estimates that growth in the fourth quarter of the current fiscal will pick up marginally to 5 percent.

Big B unveils Hindi trailer of Rajinikanth's 'Kochadaiiyaan'

Mumbai: The Hindi trailer of southern superstar Rajinikanth's much awaited film "Kochadaiiyaan" was on Sunday launched by megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

'Kochadaiiyaan' an animation, not a cartoon: Soundarya

Mumbai: Southern superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya, who is making her debut as a director with hi-tech 3D film "Kochadaiiyaan", on Sunday said her movie was an animation and not a cartoon.

My father wants to direct me, says Sonam Kapoor

Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor says her father, noted actor Anil Kapoor, is proud of her achievements but wants her to do better work and has even expressed his desire to direct her.

Vaani Kapoor to be SRK’s heroine in ‘Fan’

Mumbai: If latest reports are to be believed, 'Shuddh Desi Romance' actress Vaani Kapoor will feature opposite superstar Shah Rukh Khan in Manish Sharma’s upcoming film 'Fan', which goes on the floors later this year.

Link-up rumours with Alia irritates Arjun

New Delhi: Arjun Kapoor, who was spotted getting cozy with his ‘2 State’ co-star Alia Bhatt at a recent event, became irritated when asked about his relationship with the ‘Highway’ actress.

iBall Andi5T Cobalt2 with quad-core processor, 5-inch display launched at Rs 11,999 in India

New Delhi: Technology major iBall has now come up with Andi5T Cobalt2 smartphone in India. The device is priced at Rs 11,999, but there is still no information regarding the availability of this device yet.

Apple, Samsung to renew patent battle in US court

San Francisco: Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in the heart of Silicon Valley on Monday for a new round in their seemingly perpetual patent war.

Microsoft beefs up customer privacy policy

Seattle: Microsoft Corp, under fire for accessing an employee's private Hotmail account to prove he was leaking computer code to a blogger, has said it will now refer all suspicions of illegal activity on its email services to law enforcement.

'Thinnest smartphone in the world' Gionee Elife S5.5 launched at Rs 22,999 in India

New Delhi: Expanding its smartphone portfolio in the country, Gionee has now launched Elife S5.5 handset at Rs 22,999 in India. As per the company claims, it is the world’s slimmest smartphone and measures 5.5mm.

BJP's Gujarat Model, Congress’ Bharat Nirman just eyewash: Akhilesh Yadav

Ghaziabad: Criticizing BJP and Congress, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that their claims of 'Gujarat Model' and 'Bharat Nirman' respectively were ‘just eyewash’.

Odisha saves 460 MW power during Earth Hour

New Delhi: Odisha saved a significant 460 megawatt (MW) during the 'Earth Hour' (8:30-9:30 pm) observed on Saturday. Millions of people joined worldwide to observe eighth edition of the Earth Hour to extend their support for environmental issues ranging from deforestation to energy efficiency.

Congress leader joins Aam Aadmi Party in Amethi

Amethi: Congress leader and former chairman of Poorvanchal Vikas Nigam, Chaudhary Mohammad Isa, joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the presence of Kumar Vishwas, who is the party’s candidate from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency.

Arunachal Pradesh: ALCs act as bridge between people, government during elections

Itanagar: Trekking the rugged and almost inaccessible terrains of mountainous Arunachal Pradesh, the Agency Labour Corps is making elections possible by carrying poll materials to remote polling stations and transporting Electronic Voting Machines.

Nabam Tuki campaigns in East Siang district, urges people to vote for Congress

Itanagar: Campaigning for both state Assembly and Lok Sabha elections, Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki said that Congress is the only political party that can provide a stable government in the state which is a prerequisite for progress, peace and prosperity.