• 'Dead' Indian man wakes up minutes before post-mortem

    A homeless Indian man who had been pronounced dead woke up on an autopsy table, shocking hospital staff who were about to begin a post-mortem, authorities said Tuesday. Police in Mumbai said they found the man, who has not been named, unconscious and suffering from multiple infections on Sunday morning and took him to the local hospital. A doctor at the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital certified the man as dead and sent the body for autopsy, Ashok Dudhe, Mumbai Police deputy commissioner told AFP.

  • Dinesh Mongia, Indian middle man, prostitute in Lou Vincent’s testimony

    Former New Zealand opener Lou Vincent admitted he was involved in match-fixing under direct orders from Chris Cairns. Giving evidence at Southwark Crown Court in London where Cairns is on trial for perjury, Vincent said: “I was under direct orders from Chris Cairns to get involved in fixing in India.” Vincent, 36, said his descent to corruption began when he was dropped from the New Zealand team in 2007, and subsequently he suffered a meltdown. Shortly after arriving in Chandigarh,Vincent said he received a call from an Indian named Varun Gandhi. ‘He told me he was involved in a cricket bat company,’ Vincent told the court. ‘We met in his hotel room but there was no equipment in the room.’ He said that there was a woman seated on the bed, and that after 20 minutes he asked if he could use the toilet and Gandhi followed him there, and told him that the woman ‘was available for sex’ and was ‘a present from our company’.

    The Indian Express
  • Shahid Kapoor: Alia Bhatt And I Don’t Know Any Sidharth!

    After releasing their last song ‘Neend Na Mujhko Aaye’ from their film Shaandaar, actors Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt along with director Vikas Bahl released the new song ‘Raitaa Phail Gaya’. The new song ‘Raitaa Phail Gaya’ is crazy Punjabi peppy number which would make you dance crazy like Shahid and Alia. The song is proper mixture of rap, beat and music and the most interesting part in the song is when actor Sanjay Kapoor and Pankaj Kapur show off their crazy dance moves.

    Business of Cinema
  • New recruits to Hindu cause hear anti-Muslim message

    By Rupam Jain Nair KOLKATA (Reuters) - As a teenager, Uttam Shaha says he used to watch scornfully from his bedroom window as men in brown shorts performed martial exercises in a car park below. Like many Indians then, he viewed the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a fringe group. Now 43, Shaha is a recent RSS recruit in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal.

  • Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and a Dilwale Ki Dawaat with Sania Mirza - NDTV Movies

    Bollywood's favourite on-screen couple - Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol - and the with the rest of the Dilwale team enjoyed a sumptuous helping of Biryani as treat number two, from none other than tennis champ Sania Mirza in Hyderabad on October 12. Following which, SRK could not help but make a confession addressed to Sania. Sania Mirza your returns are impeccable but the Biryani you ‘serve’ is untouchable. Your smile won over the whole Dilwale set. Thanks.Posted by Shah Rukh Khan on  Tuesday, 13 October 2015   Only last month, SRK, Farah and Varun had also enjoyed biryani on the sets in Hyderabad, sent by the tennis star, who is one of the city's famous residents. Looks like, Sania who had promised

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  • Godhra to bar Muslims, garba banners say: Daughter before my eyes

    To keep young women and girls “safe” from Muslim youth and ‘love jihad’ during the Navratri festivities, the BJP and RSS affiliates are urging Godhra residents to organise the traditional or sheri garba to restrict entry and “maintain the purity of the event”. Ashish Bhatt, former VHP member who now heads the cultural cell of the Panchmahals district unit of the BJP, said: “Last year, we tried to keep out Muslims from venues of large, professional garba events to prevent love jihad. An estimated 40 per cent of Godhra’s population — the epicentre of the 2002 Gujarat riots — is Muslim. Last year, a little-known Hindu organisation, Hindu Asmita Hit Rakshak Samiti, decided to stop Muslim youths from entering garba venues to “avoid instances of love jihad”.

    The Indian Express
  • Taj Falaknuma declared best palace hotel in the world

    Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Taj Falaknuma here has been awarded number one position among the best palace hotels in the world category for 2015 by the world's leading travel and tourism website - Trip Advisor. The coveted award is given to hospitality industry's best that have attained outstanding reviews from discerning travelers across the world, according to a statement by Taj Falaknuma. After 10 years of sensitive restoration, the Taj Group of Hotels presented opened this 60 room private palace in 2010 to offer its guests a glimpse of the imperial lifestyle of the Nizams, the rulers of erstwhile Hyderabad state.

  • 90% of illegal money came from 30 banks; 10% cash deposits: Bank of Baroda

    Bank of Baroda on Monday said the total value of illegal remittances through its Ashok Vihar Branch in New Delhi was $546.10 million (around Rs 3,500 crore), much lower than Rs 6,000 crore estimated by the CBI on Saturday. The bank also admitted that its branches accepted 10 per cent of this amount (around Rs 350 crore) as cash deposits, leading to uncomfortable questions about the source of the money and where it was headed. “The branch did not adhere to FEMA guidelines in remittances,” BoB said in a stock exchange filing.

    The Indian Express
  • Flipkart sells over 10 lakh products in 10 hours

    New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Flipkart, India's biggest e-tailer, has sold over 10 lakh products on October 13 in the first 10 hours of 'The Big Billion Days' five-day sale. "It is great to see 1.6 million app installs in the last two days, which is a great indicator that India has been preparing well for 'The Big Billion Days'," he added.

  • Why Powerwall promises, but delivery to India is a long way off

    When Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Tesla Motors plant in San Jose during his US tour last month, the company’s CEO Elon musk introduced him to its line of renewable energy tech. The PM was shown the Powerwall, and he later tweeted about “how battery technology can help farmers”. The Powerwall is a wall-mountable high-capacity lithium ion battery that can be charged using power generated through solar panels.

    The Indian Express
  • No more nudes in Playboy magazine, centerfold's future at risk - report

    Now readers of Playboy, the glossy men's magazine known for its nude fold-outs, can honestly say they are buying the magazine for its articles. Playboy will no longer publish nude photographs of women, the New York Times reported on Monday in an article quoting Scott Flanders, the company's chief executive. Founder and editor-in-chief Hugh Hefner, 89, who in his trademark silk pajamas has embodied the Playboy lifestyle, agreed last month with a suggestion by top editor Cory Jones to stop publishing images of naked women, the Times said.

  • Who’ll finish after finisher finishes?

    It’s fashionable to go after MS Dhoni’s head these days. Is there anyone whose spot Dhoni is supposedly blocking who can come in and be the finisher? With Dhoni, India is at least reaching the final over of the contests, without him who knows what will happen.

    The Indian Express
  • Nuke-capable Nirbhay cruise missile to be test-fired on Thursday

    Nirbhay, India’s latest missile — equivalent of the famous American Tomahawk missile — will be test fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) from the Integrated Test Range at Balasore in Odisha at 9 am on Thursday. This will be the third test of India’s indigenously developed subsonic cruise missile. The first two tests of the cruise missile were conducted on March 12, 2013 and October 17, 2014.

    The Indian Express
  • In MP small town, Ishwar Pandey is the go-to man

    For a period of five months last year, as he spent warming the bench on the tours to New Zealand and England, Ishwar Pandey seemed on the brink of making his international debut. The lanky Madhya Pradesh seamer hasn’t been part of an India squad ever since, and his dream of national colours has gone from being elusive to remote. On account of being the tiny city’s first cricketer to make it to the Indian squad, Ishwar, is used to doting fans from his district routinely lining up at his doorstep with outrageous demands.

    The Indian Express
  • Ally PMK questions PM Narendra Modi’s silence on ‘rising intolerance’

    NDA ally S Ramadoss of Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday for his silence on the “rising intolerance” in the country. The statement comes in the the wake of murders of progressive writers like M M Kalburi and rationalist Govind Pansare and the lynching of a Muslim man at Dadri in Uttar Pradesh over rumours that he consumed beef.

    The Indian Express
  • Rajkot kid cricketers line up to appeal to Hardik Patel: Don’t disrupt

    Fifty boys and girls, all dressed in cricket flannels, stood with folded hands Monday at the Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) stadium. This plea by the children came after the city ‘elders’ — SCA officials, past and present Ranji players and influential cricket fans — had no success in persuading PAAS to keep politics out of the game. The SCA insists that the ‘prayer for peace’ idea was floated by the young cricketers themselves.

    The Indian Express
  • Indian killer road creates village of widows

    "My husband died in a bypass road accident and so did my brother and my father. There are no men to look after us in the family," Kurra Asli, 23, told AFP, holding up a faded photograph of her husband.

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  • British Airways' special fares to mark decade of Bengaluru-London flights

    Benglauru, Oct 13 (IANS) British Airways on Tuesday offered special celebratory fares starting from Rs.48,115 to various destinations in Britain to commemorate a decade of connecting Bengaluru and London. "This October, we create another milestone in our history with India as we, at British Airways, complete 10 years of flying to Bengaluru," said its regional commercial manager, South Asia, Moran Birger. BA launched the Benglauru-London sector on October 30, 2005 deploying a Boeing 777 aircraft with a five-flight frequency a week and later expanding it to daily flights.

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  • Amazon lines up one million products for next day delivery

    New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): Amazon India has tripled its warehousing capacity to five million cubic feet since last Diwali and has lined up one million products for next day delivery as the country's two largest online retail rivals launch simultaneous five day sales on Tuesday. Both Amazon and rival Flipkart will have their high voltage festive sales from October 13 to 17.

  • Trustee of 'little India' in Jerusalem meets President Mukherjee

    Ramallah (Palestine), Oct 12 (IANS) For more than 800 years, a little enclave in Jerusalam has been the symbol of India in this part of the world and this institution's trustee, who holds an Indian passport, called on President Pranab Mukherjee with his family here on Monday. The legend goes that the revered Indian Sufi saint Wali Baba Fariduddin Ganjshakar, who was born in 1173 as a direct descendant of Omar, the second caliph of Islam, came to Jerusalem as part of an 18-year journey to holy lands. Baba Farid, as he came to be known later, eventually returned to India.

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