06 Mar 2014
San Francisco: You can’t spend bitcoins at Amazon.com or to pay your mortgage. But as the Winklevoss twins showed on Wednesday, you can use the digital currency to book a trip into suborbital space.
05 Mar 2014
New Delhi: The Centre has accepted Kerala government's recommendations to keep agricultural land, plantations and habitations out of the ecologically sensitive areas (ESAs) identified by an expert committee on the conservation of the Western Ghats.
03 Mar 2014
Los Angeles: Steve McQueen's slavery drama "12 Years A Slave" scripted history on Monday by becoming the first film by a black director to win the best picture Oscar at the 86th Academy awards where Alfonso Cuaron's 3D space drama "Gravity" won seven trophies.
03 Mar 2014
Mirpur: In-form Sri Lanka sailed into the summit clash of the Asia Cup cricket tournament with a resounding 129-run victory over minnows Afghanistan on Monday.
26 Feb 2014
Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Tuesday unveiled film journalist Priyanka Sinha Jha's debut book - "Supertraits of Superstars".
25 Feb 2014
Lucknow: A government publication in Uttar Pradesh now enlists parks and monuments built by former chief minister Mayawati as new visiting attractions in the state capital, leaving Akhilesh Yadav-led government red faced.
06 Nov 2013
Mumbai: Youth Congress workers on Wednesday sent a package containing history textbooks to BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a "Diwali gift", claiming it was meant to help him "improve his knowledge" of the subject.
24 Feb 2014
Dubai: Australia and South Africa booked their places in the U19 Cricket World Cup in Dubai with comfortable quarterfinal victories on Sunday.
18 Feb 2014
New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki on Tuesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has agreed to include geography, history and tradition and culture of the indigenous people of northeastern states in NCERT textbooks.
16 Feb 2014
New Delhi: In order to dispel misconception about Islam in the community, eminent writer and social activist Syed Hamid Mohsin’s ISLAM, Facts vs Fictions (Hindi translation- Ghalat Fahmiyan) was unveiled at World Book Fair, Pragati Maidan on Saturday.