• Ind vs SL, T20I: It’s cash in or crash out for Dhoni’s men

    The backup spinners were put through their paces in one of the nets during India’s practice session at JSCA International Stadium Complex here on Thursday. Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh and Pawan Negi had been bowling to Ravindra Jadeja who was trying to hit them square of the wicket. Negi looked to be the odd man out because of his round-arm action, trajectory and pace.

    The Indian Express
  • Mumbai: Missing teacher found murdered

    The NRI police station has registered a case of murder against unidentified accused after the post-mortem report said Savita Navkudkar, who was working as a teacher until a few years ago, had been strangulated to death. Family members of the woman have alleged that her husband and in-laws had been harassing her and suspect them to be behind her murder. Investigating officer Shekhar Waghale said the body was found near a compound wall on the road between the NRI Complex and the Delhi Public School in Nerul.

    The Indian Express
  • Virat asked Anushka to slow down on her career

    Buzz is, India’s Test captain didn’t want her to sign Sultan

    Spotboye
  • Kapil Sharma back with Sidhu and Sumona. Watch out, Krushna!

    The stand-up comedian returns full throttle

    Spotboye
  • Ranveer Singh And Deepika Padukone Are Ready For Valentine’s Day

    There will be few stars who will be alone this Valentine’s Day like Ranbir Kapoor, Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar and star Cricketer Virat Kohli and so will female big stars like Katrina Kaif, Kangana Ranaut and many more. Ultimate and big time lover boy Ranveer Singh will celebrate Valentine’s Day with his own very dear Mastani Deepika Padukone in Toronto.

    Business of Cinema
  • Gravitational waves: They scorned Sanjeev Dhurandhar 3 decades ago, today he is the toast of modern science

    Three decades before international scientists announced they have detected the gravitational waves Albert Einstein had proposed, a young scientist was already talking about the idea. Sanjeev Dhurandhar’s ideas were then greeted with incredulity but, on Thursday, he was the toast of the scientific community who gathered at the Inter-University Centre of Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA) in Pune. Prof Jayant Narlikar, former IUCAA director, recalled the 1980s.

    The Indian Express
  • Sonam Kapoor’s Neerja Not Spared, Facing A Ban In Pakistan!

    At some occasion or the other, we certainly get to see a lot of love and appreciation coming from our neighbouring countries, especially, Pakistan. Now, we present to you a latest move by Pakistan for banning an Indian movie from releasing. Basically, any movie that had any incident of Hindu-Muslim characters coming together or fighting, any word against Pakistan or it’s government, anything where Pakistan is shown in a negative limelight (as if nothing wrong is happening there) was instantly banned.

    Business of Cinema
  • Indian-origin diplomat Australia's new envoy to India

    Canberra/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Harinder Sidhu, a senior career diplomat of Indian origin, was on Thursday named Australia's new high commissioner to India. "India is one of Australia's closest and most significant partners in the Indo-Pacific region," Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop stated while making the announcement.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • Coca-Cola India shuts three plants as brand suffers inadequate demand

    New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): Coca-Cola India has stopped production at three plants ahead of the peak summer season due to inadequate demand of the brand's beverages. The plants situated in Jaipur, Andhra Pradesh and Meghalaya are affected due to the agony. Activist body India Resource Center (IRC) reported the primary reasons for the closure to be the Kaladera plant in Jaipur, which increased difficulty in accessing groundwater from a depleted aquifer, in addition to incurring financial losses.

    ANI
  • Talegaon: Villagers reap crores after land acquisition

    THE ONGOING land acquisition for the industrial estate of Talegaon phase II has come as a windfall for the villagers of Navlakha Umbre, Badalwadi and Mendewadi in Maval tehsil of Pune district with three villagers becoming crorepatis almost overnight. Owing to the present rate of the compensation offered — Rs 55 lakh for an acre of land, almost 80 per cent of the villagers whose land were acquired have managed to rake in the moolah. Located beside the old Pune-Mumbai Highway, the land acquisition in question is being moved by the Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC).

    The Indian Express
  • BJP asks Opposition to 'construct idols of terrorists and offer prayers'

    New Delhi, Feb.12 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday hit back at the Opposition for targeting the ruling dispensation post David Headley's claim on Ishrat Jahan, saying the so called nationalist parties should construct the idols of terrorists in their party offices and offer prayers in front of them. "The political parties, who love such terrorists, should construct their idols in their party offices and offer prayers in front of them every day," BJP leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi told ANI. It is only these people, who are calling fidayeen Ishrat Jahan a martyr and also called Afzal Guru a great figure," he added.

    ANI
  • World's most polluted city, Delhi, plans new limits on car use

    The Delhi government plans another round of tough measures to restrict the use of private cars and clean up toxic air in the Indian metropolis, the world's most polluted city. From April 15, for two weeks, cars will only be allowed on the road on alternate days, going by whether their number plates are odd or even, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday. "We can't do this on a permanent basis until we get better public transport." The rule hits most of the 2.6 million cars that ply the traffic-choked roads of Delhi and its surrounding areas.

    Reuters
  • Lenovo Vibe K4 Note to be available for sale from next week

    New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): Chinese multinational computer technology company Lenovo has announced that its popular K4 Note smartphone would be available for sale without any registrations from Monday, February 15.

    ANI
  • SRK fined Rs.1.93 lakh for illegal ramp outside 'Mannat'

    Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan has been fined Rs.1,93,784 by the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation for constructing an illegal ramp outside his bungalow 'Mannat' in Bandra, a RTI query revealed here on Thursday. Activist Anil Galgali sought details under RTI on a reinforced cement-concrete ramp constructed outside the actor's landmark bungalow which was used for parking his vanity van, leading to an outcry early last year. Following a campaign by various citizens and activists, the municipal commissioner initiated action and a notice was slapped on Shah Rukh on February 6, 2015.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • 2002 hit-and-run: Victim’s family files appeal in SC against Salman acquittal

    The wife and son of a man, who was killed in the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Salman Khan, moved the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging the acquittal of the actor by the Bombay High Court (HC) . On September 28, 2002, Shaikh Noorulla Shafik was killed when the actor’s Land Cruiser crashed into a pavement outside a bakery in Mumbai’s Bandra area where several people, including Shafik, were sleeping. In December, the HC had acquitted the 50-year-old actor, saying there was not enough evidence that he was drunk that night and was driving the car.

    The Indian Express
  • Condition of Siachen survivor Lance Naik Hanumanthappa worsens, nation prays

    The condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, the Siachen braveheart who defied death for six days buried under snow, has deteriorated further, the Army Research and Referral Hospital said today even as a team of experts from AIIMS joined the military doctors in their bid to save the soldier's life. Hanamanthappa is being treated by a team of intensivists, neurologist, nephrologist, endocrinologist and surgeons.

    The Indian Express
  • Karan Johar: 'No one is offering me any roles after my disastrous debut in 'Bombay Velvet'

    Filmmaker Karan Johar had made his full-fledged acting debut as an effeminate but sinister media baron in Anurag Kashyap's Bombay Velvet and during the promotions of the period drama, KJo had gushed about the experience and had vowed to take up more acting assignments.

    Movie Talkies
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  • 80,000 Coolpad Note 3 Lite devices sold in 41 seconds

    New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad on Thursday announced that it sold 80,000 units of Coolpad Note 3 Lite in 41 seconds during their first three flash sales on Amazon. The second and third flash sales proved a success too with 25,000 units each disappearing in a mere eight and 12 seconds, respectively. "With 80,000 units being sold collectively in the first three flash sales, this is a clear indication that the customers have appreciated this power packed smartphone for its features and is also a testimony of our commitment and efforts to bring affordable technology to all," Syed Tajuddin, CEO, Coolpad India, said in a statement.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • Kendall Jenner sues skin care company for $10 mln over ad

    Kendall Jenner, the model and a star of reality TV show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," is suing a skin care company for at least $10 million, saying it used her photo in advertisements for acne laser treatment without permission. In a complaint filed on Wednesday, lawyers for Jenner objected to Cutera Inc's advertisements for its Laser Genesis treatment, which began appearing in New York City this month ahead of Fashion Week. One print ad quoted the 20-year-old Jenner as having said that acne had "completely ruined" her self-esteem and that her now "nearly flawless skin" was the product of visits to a dermatologist for Laser Genesis treatment.

    Reuters
  • Google self-driving car effort expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs

    Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) self-driving project is advertising dozens of jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise. Thirty-six jobs related to the Google X car project were listed including engineers working on motion control, displays, robotics and sensors as well as managers charged with operations, materials and marketing. Google, which declined to comment, has denied in the past that it had any interest in making cars.

    Reuters