21 Oct 2014
New Delhi: The Election Commission has proposed making paid news an electoral offence to provide a strong deterrent in a bid to stamp out the menace.
17 Oct 2014
Sydney: Ashes-winning Australian coach Darren Lehmann was Friday handed a one-year contract extension, with senior officials hailing his influence on the team. Since assuming the role from the sacked Mickey Arthur in June last year, Lehmann has steered Australia to seven Test wins out of 13, with two drawn and four lost.
16 Oct 2014
San Francisco: Google is coming out with bigger, more expensive versions of its Nexus phone and tablet to attract more of the affluent consumers who faithfully buy each new generation of Apple's iPhone and iPad.
17 Oct 2014
Allahabad: The Allahabad High Court ruled that status quo be maintained with regard to 109 hectares of land acquired by the Uttar Pradesh government in Shahberi village of Gautam Buddh Nagar district.
11 Oct 2014
Kolkata: The latest Index of Industrial Production data -- which logged in 5-month low growth rate for August -- was not worrisome as some other sectors were showing signs of expansion, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman said.
11 Oct 2014
Washington: Discount retailer Kmart said a data breach of its systems had compromised some customers' debit and credit card numbers, in the latest cybersecurity attack against a major US store.
07 Oct 2014
Delhi: Gone are the days when only kids wore cartoon prints! No matter how old we are, we all love cartoons. Be it Minny Mouse, Mickey Mouse, Tweety, Angry Bird, disney princess, these cartoons are liked by all.
04 Oct 2014
Cairo: The Islamic State (IS) Sunni radical group on Friday claimed responsibility of beheading British aid worker Alan Henning in an online video. In the one-minute video clip titled "Another Message to America and its Allies", roughly the same as those released after three previous murders, a masked IS militant also introduced another hostage it identified as a US aid worker Peter Kassig, news agency reported.
15 Oct 2014
Noida: Abhinav Lohan of the DLF Golf & Country Club followed up his 67 in the opening round with a 70 in round two to stay two shots ahead of the field at the PGTI Players Championship at Noida Golf Course here on Wednesday.
14 Oct 2014
New Delhi: Former CBI Director A P Singh said there was a 'lacunae' in the probe carried out by the first CBI team under the then Joint Director Arun Kumar, in the Aarushi Hemraj murder case.