Sanjiv Chaturvedi, Anshu Gupta win Ramon Magsaysay award

29 Jul 2015

Whistleblower Indian forest officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi, who was removed from the post of Chief Vigilance officer at AIIMS, and founder of ...

Cardamom futures up 0.69% on spot demand

29 Jul 2015

Cardamom rose 0.69 per cent to Rs 771.80 per kg in futures trade today as traders enlarged commitments amid pickup in export and domestic ...

Zimmber raises Rs 12.8 cr in fresh funding round

29 Jul 2015

On-demand home services marketplace Zimmber today said it has raised Rs 12.8 crore in a pre-series A funding round led by IDG ventures and ...

BJP keen on getting Amendment Bill (APMC) passed in both Maha

29 Jul 2015

In an apparent bid to control co-operative sector, the ruling BJP is seeking amendment to the APMC Act, which will empower them to nominate ...

Badal meets family of martyr cop

29 Jul 2015

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today met the family members of police officer Baljit Singh who died during the terrorist attack ...

Pak police kills Lashkar-i-Jhangvi chief, 13 others

29 Jul 2015

Malik Ishaq, the chief of banned sectarian outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LeJ), his two sons and 11 top members of the group linked to al-Qaeda ...

Diane Keaton to make TV comeback with 'The Young People'

29 Jul 2015

Veteran actress Diane Keaton is returning to the small screen for the first time in nine years to star as a nun in new drama series "The ...

Rupee pares inital gains; trades flat in late morning deals

29 Jul 2015

The Indian rupee pared its initial gains to trade at its overnight level of 63.91 against the US currency in late morning deals on bouts of ...

Cindy Crawford working on '80s modelling wars series for NBC

29 Jul 2015

Fashion icon Cindy Crawford is all set to make her television production debut with a drama for NBC. The series, currently titled "Icon," ...

Batch of 449 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath

29 Jul 2015

Amid tight security arrangements, a batch of 449 pilgrims today left for the cave shrine of Amarnath in the south Kashmir Himalayas. Over ...

Humid morning in Delhi, rain likely

29 Jul 2015

It was another humid morning in Delhi even as the minimum temperature settled at 25 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal. The ...

Sonam Kapoor lands 7 million Twitter followers

29 Jul 2015

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor today reached the 7 million follower mark on micro-blogging site Twitter. The 30-year-old "Khoobsurat" ...

Not expecting 'Drishyam' to do Rs 150 crore business: Ajay

29 Jul 2015

Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn says though he believes that "Drishyam" will do well at the Box Office, he does not expect the movie to do Rs ...

Conan O'Brien sued for allegedly stealing jokes from Twitter

29 Jul 2015

Conan O'Brien is facing plagiarism lawsuit after a Twitter user claimed the TV host has ripped off his jokes from the micro-blogging ...

'Steve Jobs' to screen at New York Film Festival

29 Jul 2015

"Steve Jobs", the new film about the Apple co-founder written by Aaron Sorkin and directed by Danny Boyle, will be screened at the New York ...

Ponting leads Australia greats in slamming Haddin axing

29 Jul 2015

Australia greats Ricky Ponting and Ian Healy say axing wicketkeeper Brad Haddin for the third Ashes Test against England starting today is ...

BeFITsocial to raise $3 mn; eyes Asian markets for growth

29 Jul 2015

beFITsocial, a fitness solution marketplace, is in talks with institutional investors to raise USD 2-3 million as it eyes expansion in ...

French diplomat pens tale of Raj-era apparitions

29 Jul 2015

Buried behind the crumbling edifices of its colonial era buildings, the City of Joy is home to many tales of the supernatural. Tales of ...

Jaya not to attend Kalam's funeral, deputes 7 colleagues

29 Jul 2015

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today said she would not attend the last rites of former President A P J Abdul Kalam in Rameswaram ...

NBC Cancels Amy Poehler's 'Welcome to Sweden'

29 Jul 2015

NBC has pulled the plug on "Welcome to Sweden" from executive producer Amy Poehler and starring her brother Greg Poehler. Two weeks into ...

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