• No excuses please, say India after clinching series

    Captain Virat Kohli said there were no demons in the pitch after his India team beat South Africa inside three days for the second time in the series to take a winning 2-0 lead in the four-match contest on Friday. In a repeat of the opening game in Mohali, India wrapped up victory in the third test at Nagpur's VCA Stadium with more than two days to spare after their spinners claimed all 20 South African wickets. India opener Murali Vijay's first-innings 40 was the highest individual score in the match but Kohli believed there was nothing wrong with a track that saw 40 wickets tumble in three days.

  • Mumbai gangrape seen by victim's aunt on WhatsApp

    Four pupils from an Indian high school have been detained after a clip showing them gang-raping a younger student was seen by the victim's aunt after being circulated on WhatsApp, police said Friday. The traumatised 15-year-old had kept quiet about the assault at the beginning of the month in Mumbai after being threatened with reprisals by her attackers who then uploaded the clip on the video messaging service. "The aunt rushed to the girl's home after seeing the clip on WhatsApp and the girl broke out of her shell to narrate the whole story.

  • Best dressed this week: Sonam Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut

    When a designer ties the knot, you can be sure Bollywood’s going to bring its sartorial A-game to the celebrations. Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Athiya Shetty and Mira Rajput all stood out at Masaba Gupta’s wedding reception in shades of ivory and cream. It was hard to pick a winner from the perfectly turned-out guests. Overseas, the stars had an even busier week. While Jourdan Dunn hit the style mark at this year’s British Fashion Awards wearing Mugler, Selena Gomez showed off her all-grown-up avatar at the American Music Awards in a sequinned Givenchy number, and Nicole Kidman went edgy at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards in a black and white Alexander McQueen gown. But the real

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  • Vivek Oberoi’s Comment On Salman Khan Ignoring Him!

    The recent incident between the two actors Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi over their past, has once again grabbed all the eyeballs on their old intense war. Recently, Salman was at the Mehboob Studio for a promotional event of his recent release film “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”. Post event, Salman met director Indra Kumar, who took him to the vanity van where all the lead actors of Great Grand Masti including actor Vivek Oberoi was present.

    Business of Cinema
  • Aamir Khan’s answer at RNG awards an innocent one: PK director Rajkumar Hirani

    Coming out in support of under fire actor Aamir Khan, director Rajkumar Hirani stoutly defended his 'PK' star. When we asked Raju for his take on Aamir Khan's statement, the director said, "Aamir Khan didn't call for a press conference. For Raju, the most distressing factor was linking Aamir's statements to his Muslim identity.

    The Indian Express
  • Liquor ban in Bihar: Nitish Kumar’s poll promise to women comes at a high cost

    When the first phase of the Bihar assembly polls made it clear that women had outvoted men, political pundits looked into the reasons for it. Another reason was Nitish Kumar being able to create a constituency - a caste neutral one - among women in an otherwise casteist Bihar. Bicycle scheme for girls, 50 per cent reservation for women in panchayats, a gender budget and several women-centric moves have earned Nitish Kumar instant popularity.

    The Indian Express
  • Andhra Capital: American architect replaces Dutch contender to design Amaravati

    Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has declined to participate in the competition to design the new Andhra Pradesh capital of Amaravati, following which the state government has contacted US-based architect Frank Gehry to come on board. Gehry, along with British architect Norman Foster and Italian-British architect Richard Rogers, will now be the contenders to build the Amaravati capital complex, which will include Raj Bhavan. The Asian jury comprises Delhi-based urban planner K T Ravindran and Pune-based architect Christopher Charles Benninger besides architects from Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.

    The Indian Express
  • Gold close to lowest in nearly six years on stronger dollar

    Gold was trading near its lowest in nearly six years on Thursday, as the dollar held at multi-month highs after U.S. economic data reinforced expectations of an interest rate rise this year. The U.S. currency was also supported against the euro, weighing on dollar-denominated gold, as European Central Bank officials told Reuters they were considering options such as whether to stagger charges on banks hoarding cash or to buy more debt. Spot gold was up 0.2 at $1,072.86 an ounce by 1153 GMT, not far off $1,064.95 hit last week, the lowest since February 2010.

  • Hate Story 3 leads the pack as three female centric films clash next weekend | Latest Movie Features - Bollywood Hungama

    In a year that has seen quite a few female centric films release with Piku [Deepika Padukone] and NH 10 [Anushka Sharma] turning out to be successful, the culmination would be with the arrival of as many as three such films and that too on a single Friday. Come December 4, and Hate Story 3, Angry Indian Goddesses and Kajarya would take on each other. "This has happened all of a sudden though," a trade observer comments, "The only film which was always in the running of this date was Hate Story 3. It is only after Mastizaade moved to January 2016 that other two films joined in as well. Angry Indian Goddesses had earlier its eyes set on the post Diwali weekend but they rightly chose to avoid massive

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  • Andhra MP Mitun Reddy booked for 'slapping' Air India official

    Tirupati/ New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): YSR Congress MP Mithun Reddy was booked on Friday for allegedly slapping an Air India official at the Tirupati Airport after the latter refused to accept the MP and his relatives on the flight for which boarding had been closed. Reddy, however, denied the charge and has instead accused the Air India official of misbehaving with him. The incident occurred yesterday when Reddy reached the Tirupati airport about 20 to 25 minutes before flight's departure time with some of his relatives to board a flight to Delhi.

  • Ashwin Had AB de Villiers For Breakfast This Morning

    The world's best batsman had no clue how to counter the India off-spinner.

    Yahoo! Cricket
  • Days after murder, Indrani Mukerjea tried to convince Rahul that Sheena Bora went away

    OVER a dozen phone conversations between April 28 and May 1, 2012, all recorded by Rahul Mukerjea, were the final piece of evidence that the CBI heard repeatedly before connecting his father Peter Mukerjea conclusively with Sheena Bora’s murder. Sheena is believed to have been killed on the night between April 24 and 25. The conversations were mostly conference calls among Indrani, Peter and Rahul and paved the grounds for Peter’s arrest, confirmed CBI officials speaking from New Delhi.

    The Indian Express
  • Miss World Canada prevented from reaching China pageant

    By Tyrone Siu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Canada's China-born Miss World contestant was stopped in Hong Kong on Thursday and denied permission to board a flight to the beauty pageant finals in China, a move she said was punishment for speaking out against human rights abuses in the country. Anastasia Lin, a 25-year-old Toronto actress who was crowned Miss World Canada in May, was unable to obtain a visa in advance of her arrival for the contest finals this week in Sanya, on the southern Chinese resort island of Hainan.

  • PM answerable to India, not Queen of Britain: Congress

    New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress Party on Thursday said that the former is answerable to the people of India on issues of intolerance, inflation and GST, and not to the Queen of Britain. It should discuss issues and take steps," Congress leader Pramod Tiwari told ANI. If any issue comes up here, the Prime Minister does not reply but speaks in London and Britain.

  • FB reacts to period- shaming with ‘ Happy to Bleed’

    WHAT happened in Sabarimala, did not stay in Sabarimala. Days after the head of the popular shrine in Kerala said he would consider allowing women inside the temple if there was a machine to check that they were not menstruating, desktop activists got down to doing what they do best: Vent it out on Facebook. Girls posed with “ Happy to Bleed” placards on social media and said they won’t take period- shaming lying down.

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  • Indians lured by Islamic State now want to return home

    According to recent intelligence reports, there are 15 Indians who are still part of ISIS, but killings of six fellow Indians and ill treatment meted out to them by the ISIS top brass - mainly comprising Arabs - has left them dejected.

    Mail Today
  • Cheap Apple-certified lightning cable launched for Indian consumers

    New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) For those who love Apple products as well as affordable accessories that come with them, here comes a new Apple-certified lightening cable that will cost them much less without any compromise in the quality. Ltd., has introduced state-of-the-art Apple-certified MFI (made for iphone) lightning cable at just Rs.900 for the Indian consumers. Hence, we launched the Advent Apple certified MFI Lightning cable to address an unmet need," said Vikram Kalia, director (sales and marketing) at Adit Infratel Pvt.

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  • 7 years after 26\/11, face of coastal security: 8 bamboo poles, 2 cops, 1 aluminium roof

    The only blemish on the horizon if you drive southward on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link and look to the left at the open sea is a shack on an outcrop of rock before land gives way to water. This is a coastal police outpost, one of the many that watch over Mumbai’s shores. “We’re going to be at the front of the firing line should there be a repeat of the November 2008 terror attack in Mumbai.

    The Indian Express
  • Going solar

    The solar power auction in Andhra Pradesh that ended earlier this month has shown that solar power is finally here to stay. While the lowest bid was at Rs 4.03 per unit, it is the plethora of bids at Rs 4.60 to 5.00 per unit that shows that solar power is now fully competitive with coal-based power, especially for meeting peak loads. Since storing electricity is prohibitively expensive, photovoltaic power plants will never be able to meet more than the daytime peak demand for electricity.

    The Indian Express
  • New Bluetooth speakers from Genius you won't like to miss

    New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Blending high performance with sleek design and affordability, Genius, one of the global leaders in computer and phone accessories, has unveiled its new range of Bluetooth speakers. The two new Bluetooth speakers SP-925BT - an ultimate stereo music cube - and SP-906BT which has a sweet acoustic effect in puck size are like ear candies for the music geeks. "Our new range of Bluetooth speakers are designed for the discerning customer who demand things while on the move and is equally particular about style, performance and affordability," Kumaravel Viswanathan, regional manager, Genius India, said in a statement.

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