17 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Despite stiff competition from attractively packed imported chocolates, fancy cookies, cakes, and muffins on every Diwali, branded traditional Indian sweets, a market estimated at Rs 49,000 crore (USD 8 billion), have not only managed to hold on to their own but have witnessed a steady rise in sales due to an expanding market, rising incomes and, most importantly, the emotional value associated with them, outlet owners say.
04 Oct 2014
Mumbai: Aditya Thackeray, the Shiv Sena's youth wing leader, on Friday hit out at the BJP for "back-stabbing" the party, saying that "once BJP's 'acche din' started, they did not want us" and voiced confidence that his party would manage to form a government on its own in Maharashtra after the Assembly elections later this month.
18 Oct 2014
Los Angeles: The WTA said Friday it has fined Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev USD 25,000 over a comment questioning the gender of Serena and Venus Williams.
18 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Even as work is underway on Metro's phase III, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has proposed 103.93 km long corridor in phase IV which is likely to come up by 2022.
27 Sep 2014
New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh refused to comment on the conviction of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha by a Bangalore court in an 18-year old disproportionate asset case.
13 Oct 2014
New Delhi: From Mother Nature to weavers, designers used the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week Spring-Summer (WIFW SS) 2015 as a platform to pay tribute to them. However, the gala, where technology met fashion, was low on B-Town glam.
16 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Ajay Devgn starrer 'Singham Returns' Salman which was released on Independence Day has marked an excellent opening at the box office. The movie had a brilliant Friday with grossed around Rs 30 crores.
16 Oct 2014
Dharamsala: Dharamsala may be a quiet town but its residents prefer the fast-paced T20 version of cricket they often see in the IPL, with the lack of buzz ahead of the fourth one-day international between India and the West Indies being a clear indicator.
13 Oct 2014
Pune: Shiv Sena leader and former Maharashtra Minister Shashikant Sutar on Monday asserted that BJP's mocking at the Sena by calling it a "mouse" had created a rage among the Sainiks and galvanized them into a frenzied campaigning for a clear win in the October 15 Assembly polls.
01 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Ace designer Rohit Bal has tied up with an NGO in an attempt to help the homeless victims of the devastating Jammu and Kashmir floods. The floods have left many homeless, and Bal, who is himself from Kashmir, has decided to supply building materials to help them build new houses.