• Bihar polls: Congress rubbishes rumours of Sonia, Rahul avoiding Lalu

    New Delhi, Oct. 5 (ANI): The Congress on Monday brushed aside rumours that party chief Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi have qualms in sharing the dais with Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav for the Bihar elections campaign. Sonia and Rahul have not been seen on the dais with Lalu campaigning for the grand alliance, which have raised doubts that the duo are trying to maintain distance from the RJD boss to avoid any controversy in the name of supporting corruption or corrupt people.

  • Shah Rukh Khan’s Hot Photo Shoot With Victoria’s Secret Angel Shanina Shaik

    Bollywood’s superstar Shah Rukh Khan is who is currently making headlines for his much talked film ‘Dilwale‘, will be seen with a top Victoria’s Secret Angel, Shanina Shaik. Well, before you brainstorm your mind, we let you all know that Shah Rukh Khan and Shanina Shaik are coming together to feature in the Vogue magazine. The superstar actor who had an awesome photo shoot with Shanina shared a picture of him with Shanina from the photo shoot.

    Business of Cinema
  • Think before selling your gold jewellery

    I T IS very often seen in India that when in dire need of cash, people turn to monetising gold holdings, especially jewellery. In order to avoid further disappointment, following are the few checks before selling gold ornaments. Since there are no standardised methods which can be used to determine the selling price, there can be quiet some difference between the quotes procured.

    Mail Today
  • Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani ‘out of danger’, but drug overdose mystery deepens

    Deepening the mystery over what led to INX Media co-founder Indrani Mukerjea’s collapse inside the Byculla prison, JJ Hospital Dean T P Lahane claimed on Sunday that this was not a case of drug overdose. Relying on the Forensic Science Laboratory’s (FSL), Lahane said her blood samples did not show excessively high levels of Etizolam or Mirtazapine. While Etizolam belongs to the Benzodiazepine class of drugs that are used as an anxiolytic — medication to curb anxiety — Mirtazapine is a new class of anti-depressant that is generally used for depressed patients with significant sleep problems.

    The Indian Express
  • Chinese President Jinping 'says no' to naming Mark Zuckerberg's unborn child

    Shanghai, Oct. 5 (ANI): Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was left disappointed when Chinese President Xi Jinping refused his request to name his unborn child at a White House dinner last week. With Facebook still banned in China, the President remained unyielding to Zuckerberg as he turned down his request for a Chinese name for his child, the shanghaiist.com said.

  • Free Event in Washington DC Area October 13th - 17

    Join us for Than Merrill's, the star of A&E's 'Flip this House', free 2 hour training event in the Washington DC area. Register before seats are gone!

  • 25 years of Mandal protests- His struggle changed India’s politics: Rajeev Goswami’s daughter

    At 16, Simran Goswami has seen it all — her father’s death, her parents’ separation, shifting of homes, and even countries. The elder child of Rajeev Goswami — the face of the anti-Mandal protests who attempted self-immolation in 1990 and died 14 years later — lives in Michigan, US, with her younger brother, grandfather and paternal aunt, “to get away from India’s divisive politics”. Simran works in her aunt’s salon alongside studying fashion designing while her brother Aditya is a Class VI student.

    The Indian Express
  • PAN to be must for transacting cash beyond set limit: Jaitley

    New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The government will soon make it mandatory to furnish the tax department-allotted Permanent Account Number (PAN) details for cash transactions beyond a certain threshold, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday. "The government is at an advanced stage in considering the requirement of furnishing PAN card details if cash transactions beyond a certain limit are undertaken," he said in a Facebook post. The minister also said the monitoring regime of the income tax department has been strengthened and its capacity to access information and apply technology-driven tools to expose evasion has been enhanced.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • ‘ If you’re right, Indians will stand by you’

    "MY FATHER only named me Malala, he did not make me Malala," said youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai in an exclusive interview to India Today Television’s Consulting Editor, Rajdeep Sardesai on Saturday. A resident of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, she was shot in the head in 2012 for advocating women’s right to education in Pakistan.

    Mail Today
  • 7\/11 Mumbai train blasts: Defence lawyers of convicts meet AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi, seek support

    THE defence lawyers of the 12 convicts, five of whom were sentenced to death and 12 to life imprisonment for the 2006 serial blasts on Mumbai local trains, met All Indian Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi Saturday, seeking support and stressing that all the men were innocent and had been framed. Leading the team was advocate Wahab Khan who said the meeting lasted for at least two hours. “We discussed with Owaisi the minute details of the case.

    The Indian Express
  • How to Double Your Money Every 3.5 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Mahesh Sharma’s wisdom: Danish injury shows no desire to lynch, 17-yr-old girl wasn’t touched in Dadri incident

    Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma has said that the nature of Danish’s injuries prove that the intention of the mob that attacked his home and murdered his father was not to lynch him. Danish’s father Akhlaq was lynched allegedly by their neighbours in Bisara village in Dadri outside Delhi late on September 28 evening, following rumours that the family had consumed and stored beef. “You must have seen that whenever there is any buzz about cow slaughter, media, people all rush (to the spot).

    The Indian Express
  • Dadri lynching: Women residents throw stones, chase media out of village

    Fresh violence erupted in Bisara on Saturday — five days after Mohammad Akhlaq was beaten to death and his son severely injured — when a mob of women residents from the village pelted stones at journalists and damaged media vehicles. Sources said a meeting had been held in the village on Friday, where residents had expressed their concerns about media presence in the area.

    The Indian Express
  • Ganguly & Pawar show interest in ICC top post

    SHASHANK Manohar is a shrewd tactician and immediately after taking charge on Sunday, he heaped praised on former BCCI chief N. Srinivasan as one of the best secretaries the Board had since Jagmohan Dalmiya. It boils down to the interest shown by Cricket Association of Bengal ( CAB) chief Sourav Ganguly and Mumbai Cricket Association ( MCA) president Sharad Pawar in representing India at the ICC.

    Mail Today
  • Bishops’ forum seeks ban on play, says it hurts religious sentiments

    The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (CBCI) has sent a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking a ban on ‘Agnes of God’, saying that the play hurts religious sentiments of millions of Christians. The Mumbai-based Catholic Secular Forum (CSF), which released the letter, sought an FIR against director Kaizaad Kotwal. “A misinterpretation of religious belief of the Christian community, a wrong portrayal of the character of lakhs of the clergy committed to a life of celibacy, and a mockery of lakhs of religious sisters working selflessly with dedication and generosity, this play will deeply hurt the sentiments of Christians, who are made easy targets, for no fear of retaliation and taken for granted for their peace loving nature,” the letter of CBCI Cardinal, Baselios Cleemis reads.

    The Indian Express
  • India look to bounce back in second T20 against South Africa - The Economic Times

    CUTTACK: Handed a defeat in the first Twenty20 International, a determined India will look to plug the loopholes in bowling and bounce back in a must-win second T20 of the three-match series against South Africa here tomorrow. It's an unfamiliar situation for India to start a home series on a losing note, and the manner of the defeat in Dharamsala would put the hosts under tremendous pressure, especially the bowlers. Back after a break of three months, the onus would be on limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to bring the team out of the rut and ensure India get back to winning ways. Unlike Dharamsala, the conditions are expected to be ideal for Dhoni's men here and the third T20 in Kolkata as the surface is likely to be low and slow in nature with rains and thundershowers in past few days.

    The Economic Times q
  • Google Nexus phones to arrive in India before latest iPhones

    New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Internet giant Google's newly-launched Nexus smartphones will start selling in India between October 10-14, two days before the latest iPhones go on sale in the country. According ...

  • Ambala-Dappar railway track: Commissioning of double lane to hit 99 trains today, no rail traffic for 8 hours

    THERE WILL be no railway traffic on the Ambala-Chandigarh railway track for eight hours on Monday (0810 hours to 1610 hours) due to commissioning of the double lane of the Ambala-Dappar railway track. Northern Railway officials said that 20 trains (Express/Mail /Passenger) had been cancelled for Monday while 29 trains had been cancelled partially due to the closure of the track. “The trains that have been partially cancelled comprise 16 mail and express, and 13 passenger trains,” said an official.

    The Indian Express
  • South Mumbai’s bustling Imamwada all set for a multi-million makeover

    The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has sought the Maharashtra government’s nod for redeveloping a string of old residential buildings (standing on 3.5 acres) under the urban renewal or cluster redevelopment scheme. In a bid to modernise the locality, the BMC has now proposed redevelopment of the Bombay Improvement Trust chawls as per the state’s cluster redevelopment policy. A senior state official said that the Imamwada redevelopment is the first proposal to be submitted after the state government came out with it’s new cluster redevelopment policy last September.

    The Indian Express
  • 43-year-old Mumbai man pushed off bike in Pune, robbed

    A 43-year-old Chartered Accountant from Mumbai was allegedly pushed off his bike by a person who had given him a lift and was looted of cash Rs 50,000 and cell phone. As per the information given by Bundgarden police, a complaint in this regard has been registered by Amit Nisar, a resident of Kandivali in Mumbai. The incident took place on the night of October 1, near Sadhu Vaswani chowk in Pune.

    The Indian Express
  • Maharajas' Express flagged off for new tourist season

    New Delhi, Oct. 4 (ANI): Steeped in incredible opulence, Maharajas' Express, the world's leading luxury train, chugged out of a Delhi station on Sunday on a royal odyssey to take its patrons across the famed 'Golden Triangle', signaling the beginning of its first journey of the new tourist season. IRCTC Chairman and Managing Director Dr. AK Manocha, who was present at Safdarjung station from where the train steamed out, said plans are afoot to run Maharajas' Express during the off-season too (April-September) with some concession. The three-night/four-day trip, known as 'Treasures of India' will offer the guests an opportunity to explore and experience the rich cultural heritage of Incredible India, including the Taj Mahal, mighty fortresses and exquisite palaces (in Jaipur) and the Ranthambore National Park.

  • Rain brings relief to Mumbai reeling under water cuts, heat

    Mumbaikars reeling under the scorching heat for the past few days were relieved with bursts of heavy rainfall lashing the island city and suburbs on Saturday. The island city received 25.8mm of rainfall on Saturday evening, while the suburbs received 8 mm rainfall as per the India Meteorological Department. The IMD said thundershower activity led to the rainfall.

    The Indian Express