• 12 images that show Chennai is still suffering from monsoon

    Heavy rains pounded several parts of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday with most areas of Chennai witnessing water logging severely disrupting train and bus services as Chief Minister Jayalalithaaa reviewed the situation and deputed ministers to inspect the affected regions.

    The Indian Express
  • Priyanka Chopra’s Reply To Ranveer Singh–Deepika Padukone Vs Salman Khan–Aishwarya Rai In Bajirao Mastani

    Priyanka Chopra landed in Mumbai especially for the promotions of her upcoming film ‘Bajirao Mastani’. Because of the series Priyanka has not been able to participate in the ongoing promotions of the film. It is a well-known fact that Sanjay Leela Bhansali was planning for this film since 12 long years.

    Business of Cinema
  • We are always together during our marriage anniversary: Mohit Malik

    TV actor Mohit Malik has been married to actress Addite since five years now. This year the loving couple celebrated their wedding anniversary in Goa's exotic beaches. "I love Goa," says Mohit "There are some positive vibes there.

    The Indian Express
  • How the Pakistani press covered the Narendra Modi-Sharif meeting in Paris

    The unexpected meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan Premier Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the climate change conference in Paris was reported extensively across media networks in both countries. Since then, there has been a deadlock over dialogue between India and Pakistan who have had several outstanding issue especially over Kashmir. A scheduled meeting between the NSAs of both countries in August was eventually cancelled after India made it clear that no third party could be invited during talks between both countries.

    The Indian Express
  • Get OnePlus phones on buyback scheme

    OnePlus has tied up with refurbishing website ReGlobe to introduce an exchange and buyback offer on old smartphones. It will offer invites for the new OnePlus 2, OnePlus X under the scheme. The offer is valid only till December 31, 2015 and customers need to register on the Reglobe site or on the OnePlus website here.

    The Indian Express
  • Ashwin replies to ex-Australian pacer for Twitter jibe

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin hit out at Rodney Hogg on Tuesday after the former Australian pacer said his success during the ongoing home series against South Africa is mainly due to spin-friendly wickets. Ashwin has taken 24 wickets in three Test matches in a series which has attracted a lot of controversy since the spin-friendly wickets have seen batsmen on both sides struggle to negotiate the unpredictable movement and bounce. The Indian spin-trio of Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Amit Mishra have dominated the opposition batsmen, claiming 47 of the 50 South African wickets.

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  • Vadra gets clean chit for land deals in Haryana

    Four Haryana deputy commissioners conducted inquiries into Vadra's deals after IAS officer Ashok Khemka's order.

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  • Gold down on dollar, eyes biggest monthly fall in 2-1/2 years

    Gold edged lower on Monday, heading towards its lowest level in nearly six years as the dollar hit a multi-month high and on track for its steepest monthly slide in 2-1/2 years on prospects of a U.S. interest rate hike this year. Spot gold slipped 0.1 percent to $1,056.01 an ounce by 1053 GMT, not far off from of Friday's $1,052.46, the lowest since February 2010. The U.S. Federal Reserve holds its next policy meeting on Dec. 15-16.

  • Dawood’s properties set to go under the hammer next week

    A sedan, an eatery on Pakmodia Street and tenancy rights to a property in Matunga, once owned by underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, will go for auction on December 9. The auction to be carried out by a private firm under the Smugglers & Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of Properties) Act 1976 will be the second time that some of his properties in Mumbai go under the hammer. Four more properties in Nani Daman will be auctioned too.

    The Indian Express
  • Railway engineers condemn 7th Pay Commission, present 27 demands

    New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): Railway engineers from across the country gathered at the Jantar Mantar area of central Delhi on Tuesday to voice their objections to the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission. Collecting under the banner of the All India Railway Engineers Federation (AIREF), the engineers said that their protest would continue till Wednesday (December 2).

  • Standing up during the national anthem: It’s not about the law, silly!

    It’s not about the law, folks, as some lawyers would have us believe: it’s about the sentiment, which a simple act like merely standing up when the national anthem is being played, that shows your respect for the motherland and for the thousands of martyrs who laid their lives for the very democracy some naysayers use as a shield to exercise their ‘personal choice’.

    Yahoo India
  • Indrani threatened suicide to get joint ownership of flat: Peter Mukerjea

    Indrani Mukerjea, the prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, allegedly demanded joint ownership of husband Peter Mukerjea’s flat in south Mumbai’s Marlow Apartments and threatened to commit suicide to force his hand. In a statement to Mumbai Police in September, accessed by The Indian Express, Peter said Indrani blackmailed him by threatening to jump from the fourth floor if the flat’s ownership status wasn’t changed. “When I was CEO of Star TV, Indrani was running M/s.INX Services.

    The Indian Express
  • 'Tolerant' Salim trumpets 'I have been successful in highlighting Sangh Pariwar's heinous politics'

    New Delhi, Dec. 1 (ANI): With Outlook magazine apologising for wrongly attributing Ashok Singhal's quote to Home Minister Rajnath Singh, CPI (M)'s Mohammad Salim said "what if the student didn't say it; the teacher indeed said it".

  • SRK dodges question on intolerance

    New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan on Monday avoided a question on Aamir Khan's statement on intolerance in the country and said he would prefer to talk about something else. Replying to reporters question on debate in the Parliament on rising intolerance in the country Khan said, "you better ask them." Khan was in the national capital for an event on road safety campaign, where he said since the number of cars have escalated in the national capital, proper infrastructure needs to be developed adding that it is important to educate young children about proper road safety measures. Bollywood actor Aamir Khan was recently under the eye of a storm over his comments about growing intolerance in the country, after said he was"alarmed" by a number of incidents, and that his wife Kiran Rao even suggested that they should probably leave the country.

  • Erstwhile king of Tigiria Brajraj Mahapatra dies in Odisha

    Brajraj Kshatriya Birbar Chamupati Singh Mahapatra (94) was erstwhile king of the princely state of Tigiria in Cuttack district. The erstwhile king died this afternoon at his asbestos-roofed mud hut in Puruna Tigiria village, which had been his home since 1987. Among the 26 princely states of Orissa, Tigiria was the smallest with an area of 119 sq km. After the merger, Mahapatra got Rs 11,200 a year till former PM Indira Gandhi abolished the system in 1975.

    The Indian Express
  • Gas worth Rs.11,000 crore migrated from ONGC to RIL fields: Report

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) American consultants DeGolyer & MacNaughton have submitted their final report on the gas dispute between state-run explorer ONGC and Reliance Industries (RIL) that says natural gas worth over Rs.11,000 crore has migrated from ONGC's idling KG fields to RIL's adjoining KG-D6 block, an official source said on Tuesday "The report more-or-less reiterates what D&M had said in their draft report that some gas had migrated from ONGC's Krishna Godavari basin blocks to RIL's KG-D6 fields," said the petroleum ministry source, adding that the government will now examine the report to decide the extent of compensation to ONGC for its gas being produced by RIL. "The Supreme Court had in its order stated that the government will, in six months from the date of receipt of D&M report, have to decide on addressing the ONGC contention.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • Samsung Elec names new smartphone head as heir apparent makes mark

    Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's long-time handset division chief is ceding day-to-day management of the struggling smartphone business in the biggest leadership change yet under the Samsung conglomerate's heir-apparent, Jay Y. Lee. Samsung Group said 54-year-old Dongjin Koh will take over as president of the mobile communications business from 59-year-old J.K. Shin, who will remain head of the overall mobile division for Samsung Electronics and focus on long-term strategy and developing new growth businesses. The move diminishes Shin's influence on the mobile business as the former cash-cow battles to reverse a slide in its market share to rivals like Apple Inc, Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Xiaomi Inc.

  • China leaves India trailing in race for reserve currency status

    By Clara Ferreira-Marques MUMBAI (Reuters) - China's accession to the International Monetary Fund's elite has left behind India, whose cautious approach to liberalisation means the rupee is unlikely to be a viable candidate for reserve currency status for at least a decade. China has campaigned hard for inclusion in the benchmark currency basket, and the IMF's announcement on Monday that the yuan had been added was recognition of its global power status. India's nationalist government also harbours ambitions to increase the country's clout on the international stage and to extend the reach of its currency, freeing up investment and trade.

  • Why did you delay Bharat Ratna to Ambedkar: Prasad

    Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asked Tuesday why there had been a delay of 34 years before Dr B R Ambedkar was awarded the Bharat Ratna. Ambedkar was awarded the Bharat Ratna in 1990, 34 years after his death. Prasad said Ambedkar did not let any anguish creep in while drafting the Constitution despite facing discrimination in his life.

    The Indian Express
  • Javed Miandad warns PCB to be wary of BCCI’s commitments

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain and batting great, Javed Miandad believes that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should tread carefully while dealing with the Indian cricket board (BCCI) over the planned bilateral series in December. “I would advise them to be very careful as the Indian board can’t be trusted to keep their commitments,” Miandad told PTI.

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