• 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
  • Pakistan concerned about India's military capabilities: Expert

    London, Feb 10 (IANS/RAY) Pakistan is concerned about India's military capabilities, according to Brigadier Ben Barry (retd), an expert on land warfare at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). Speaking at the release of the IISS's annual flagship publication "The Military Balance", to which he was one of the main contributors, Barry said: "Pakistan is concerned about India's modernisation and its nuclear deal with the United States." He, however, clarified that the concern was not as a result of anything the Narendra Modi government had done, but because of acquisitions over a period of time, especially from the US.

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News
  • 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
  • Afzal Guru row: Congress calls for exposing protestors' ulterior motive

    New Delhi, Feb. 12 (ANI): A day after the Delhi Police registered a case of sedition against the JNU students for raising anti-India slogans at an event against the hanging of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru, the Congress Party on Friday said the cops must identify the guilty students and expose their ulterior motive. "Students raising slogans on Afzal Guru is outrightly condemnable. Merely registering sedition cases against these students won't solve the purpose.

    ANI
  • Coca-Cola stops making drinks at three Indian plants

    Coca-Cola has halted manufacturing at three plants in India temporarily on lower sales, company officials said Thursday, as the US giant faces challenges from activists over alleged depletion of groundwater. Nearly 300 people work at the three plants in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Meghalaya and Rajasthan, where activists have waged a more than decade-long battle against the fizzy drinks company. "Manufacturing at three units have been temporarily suspended," Kalyan Rajan, spokesman for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, which bottles drinks in India for the US giant.

    AFP
  • 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
  • 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
  • Multiple choice questions and Headley’s pick; says Ishrat Jahan was LeT operative

    Special public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam led David Coleman Headley through a process of elimination on Thursday before the 26/11 scout identified Ishrat Jahan as a “woman Lashkar-e-Toiba member” killed in an “unsuccessful LeT operation”. A similar elimination process with three choices ended with Headley naming Gujarat as the state where the operation took place. It began with Nikam asking Headley if he was aware of a women’s wing in LeT.

    The Indian Express
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • PM Modi interested in work, not in photo-ops, BJP slams Rahul

    It also accused Congress of “sowing the first seeds of division” in the country and “appeasement” in Jammu and Kashmir for which “people are still suffering”. Reacting to Rahul’s remark that Modi was never seen with farmers or photographed holding their hands, BJP national secretary Sidharth Nath Singh said: “You may be happy doing photo-ops, but our PM believes in doing work.

    The Indian Express
  • Vodafone rolls out 4G services in Mumbai; offers free SIM upgrade to users

    Vodafone has rolled out 4G services on 1800 MHz band in selected areas of Mumbai including western suburbs and south Mumbai. Vodafone has also come out with special offers for its 4G users. Other services that Vodafone is offering are instant SIM swap at Vodafone stores and door-step delivery of postpaid 4G SIM within a day.

    The Indian Express