NEW DELHI: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's endorsement of Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan's remarks on the rise in intolerance in the country reeks of a conspiracy to defame India, the BJP said on Tuesday. "Aamir makes a comment and Rahul Gandhi supports it. It has become clear from Gandhi's comment that...
Available on YouTube, the video showcases how the tastes, desires, preferences of citizens in India and Pakistan are alike. For the Independence Day celebrations of India and Pakistan, online food delivery marketplace Foodpanda has launched a video which captures the universal love for food in both the countries. "It plays on...
About 600 high school students in eastern India have been expelled for cheating on pressure-packed 10th grade examinations this week, education authorities said Friday. The incident has received widespread attention after Indian television footage showed parents and friends of students scaling the outer walls of school buildings to pass cheat...
As Sunday’s Pakistan-India world cup match was drawing to a close, something other than Misbah-ul-Haq’s valiant effort to save face was causing a stir on Twitter. It all began when Rega Jha, Buzzfeed India’s 23-year-old editor, tweeted: “It's so sad that no matter who wins, Pakistanis will continue to be...
Retired great Sachin Tendulkar says Sunday's World Cup game against Pakistan could pose a challenge to the Indian team that is bigger than even playing in the final. “The Pakistan game was a high pressure game compared to the final,” Tendulkar said in an interview on Headlines Today news channel...
The 11 Edition of Cricket World Cup officially known as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, kicks off on February 12 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Australia at 13.30 pm IST (9.30 pm GMT) on Thursdday. The spectacular once in four years cricketing event will see a participation...
IN 1990, New Zealand was my first destination outside the Indian sub-continent, travelling with the national side. I was looking forward to playing against Richard Hadlee, one of the finest-ever fast bowlers. I never expected any special treatment from the greats of international cricket and I was on the receiving...
Disciplined bowling by Pakistan restricted a good-looking England batting lineup to 250/8 at the end of 50 overs in the World Cup warm-up match being played in Sydney on Wednesday. Garay Ballance (57) and Joe Root (87) were the highest run scorers for the English team. Other batsmen included Moin...
The central government has completed assessment of 350 foreign accounts while tax-evasion proceedings have been initiated against 60 account holders as part of its crackdown on black money, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Monday. “About 60 prosecutions have so far been launched for willful attempt to evade taxes ...
Over 10 years after their song ‘Hai Koi Hum Jaisa’ became the battle cry for fans going into the 2003 cricket World Cup, Strings have returned with a new anthem for the 2015 edition of the cup with “Phir se Game Utha Dain”. Faisal Kapadia and Bilal Maqsood, who took...
Anand Desai, managing partner of DSK Legal, who sent the notice on Aamir's behalf, said the actor was wrongly attributed for the interview. "Mr Aamir Khan was shocked to find an interview attributed to him on several Pakistani websites in relation to his latest film PK. He has never given...
Mahira Khan has already wooed Indian fans with her incredible performance in Humsafar and now, as reported by Times of India (TOI), the svelte actor is all set to make her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Raees. Mahira visited India last month where during media interactions she was...
Pakistan hockey team's coach Shahnaz Sheikh on Sunday tendered an official apology to FIH and Hockey India for the rude and obscene behavior of his players after their win against India in the semi-finals of the FIH Men's Champions Trophy 2014 on Saturday. Pakistani players shamelessly hurled obscene gestures...
This one is so adorable, it trumps all of Salman and SRK's Iftar hug-athons! Salman Khan's youngest sister Arpita is all set to tie the knot with her Delhi-based beau Aayush Sharma in Hyderabad on November 18. Amidst speculations over the guest listof the star studded wedding ceremony, Shah Rukh Khan dropped...
Google's Sundar Pichai, who's already responsible for overseeing Android and Chrome, is about to have even more on his plate. According to Recode, CEO Larry Page has sent a memo to employees revealing that Pichai will now lead nearly every major product division at the company. That includes search,...
Kashmir is at war since the independence of Pakistan and India, being one of the world,s oldest disputed territories only comparable with Palestine. The freedom struggle has resulted in 70,000 dead by some estimates. 27th October 1947 is a date firmly etched in the minds of Kashmiris, it is...
The Nobel Peace Prize is required by Alfred Nobel's will, which created it, to go to "the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses."...
Today when I switched on my television every news channel broke up with the same news at full blast that Miss ‘Malala Yousafzai’ got the peace Nobel prize and immediately a thought provoking question bumped into my mind that why only Malala?? I’ve been convincing myself for few hours...
For years, Yahoo had been building up its Bangalore operations as one of its global technology centerpieces. Now, in a radical restructuring, the internet company is pulling back work to its Sunnyvale, California, headquarters, and laying off large numbers of its employees in Bangalore. Yahoo declined to talk about the...
India defeats Pakistan to clinch Asian Games hockey title India defeated defending champions Pakistan in a thrilling penalty shootout on Thursday to clinch the Asian Games Men’s Hockey final after a gap of 14 years. India scored four goals in the shootout, with Pakistan only managing two. India had earned a spot...
Pakistan defeated Malaysia in the Men’s Hockey semi-final on Tuesday, enabling the defending champions to face arch-rival India in the final on Thursday October 2. Pakistan won 5-6 as the match entered the penalty shoot-out stage and is now set to face India — who beat South Korea in the...
Bollywood film Khoobsurat, starring Pakistan actor Fawad Khan and Sonam Kapoor, earned Rs. 30 million within three days of its release in the country, ARY News reports on Wednesday. According to a foreign news agency, the film earned a whooping Rs. 10 million on a non-holiday weekday. The popularity of Fawad...
India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) suffered a major setback on Tuesday in key state polls seen as a test of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity, the most damaging being the results for the politically vital Uttar Pradesh assembly. The party together with a local ally had fielded 11 candidates...
New Delhi: Indian parliament was disrupted on Wednesday over the issue of some MPs allegedly forcing a man in Maharashtra Sadan to break his Ramadan fast. The government assured a probe. In both houses of parliament, opposition members sought a discussion on reports that Shiv Sena MPs forced a Muslim...
A TEN-year-old girl has been ordered to be raped by a village chief because her dad beat up a man trying to molest his wife in India’s latest shocking sex crime. The Times of India reports the girl has been raped at the behest of a village chief in...
The cricket world may have shed tears on his last day on the field, but tennis queen and grand slam champions Maria Sharapova has no clue who is Sachin Tendulkar, tennisworldusa.org has reported. Tendulkar, who is a regular visitor at Wimbledon, was in the Royal Box on Saturday, in company...
NEW DELHI: India has made a fresh request to Switzerland seeking bank details and names of Indians having unaccounted money in Swiss banks, as the government expands its efforts to combat the menace of black money. The latest request has been made by the finance ministry after a Swiss...
The 239 passengers and crew on the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 most probably died from suffocation before the plane crashed into the ocean, investigators have said. Officials investigating its disappearance in Australia have released a new report concluded that the cabin ran out of oxygen, causing fatal hypoxia in...
BANGALORE: Those indulging in extramarital affairs are leaving a digital trail behind: messages on Whatsapp, Facebook, even Google Talk are now easy evidence permissible in court. It was this tech proof that Rita Singh (name changed) armed herself with when she decided to call it quits with husband Geet (name...
The Bengal Famine of 1943-44 must rank as the greatest disaster in the subcontinent in the 20th century. Nearly 4 million Indians died because of an artificial famine created by the British government, and yet it gets little more than a passing mention in Indian history books. What is remarkable...