New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday hit out at the Modi government saying it was "harping" on corruption to divert people's attention to non-issues and asserted that he never used public office to "enrich" himself, family or friends. In a scathing attack, Singh said that...
Hyderabad: The heat wave sweeping across Andhra Pradesh and Telangana claimed over 200 more lives since Tuesday, taking the toll to 1,360. Officials on Wednesday night said 157 people succumbed to sunstroke in Andhra Pradesh while 70 died in Telangana since Tuesday. There was no respite from the blistering heat as both the...
Mumbai: A 25-year-old woman professional was allegedly refused a flat by a builder as she belongs to the minority community, days after an MBA graduate was denied job by a diamond export firm on similar ground here. An activist has taken up the matter with the National Commission for Minorities seeking a probe into the builder...
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed NGO Greenpeace India to operate two of its domestic accounts to accept fresh domestic contribution which it can use for its day-to-day functioning. The high court bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher also allowed Greenpeace to encash its fixed deposits and utilise the funds for...
Zurich: Two vice presidents of FIFA, the world football governing body, are among seven officials arrested by the Swiss Federal Department of Justice and Police on corruption charges following an extradition request by the United States, authorities said on Wednesday. Those who have been arrested include two vice presidents...
Thiruvananthapuram: The coming days will be crucial not only for Kerala Finance Minister K.M. Mani but also for the Chandy government as the...
Alibek sat motionless on horseback in the valley, waiting for the familiar shrill. Suddenly a golden eagle rose from a faraway-mountain, and dived toward him with a sharp howl. Alibek answered back with a resounding bird-shrill. In no time, the...
This small piece of plastic, this slip of a card, this wafer thing of a card has all world crammed into it. We are talking about SIM card, dear reader. It is like piece of universe carved into a very difficult shape. It is as if it were arrested...
“Try and leave this world a little better than you found it,” said Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell. This visionary continues to inspire the world. Baden Powell, a high-ranking military officer of the colonial British Army, had a...
Licking lollipop is perhaps one of those activities that you want to do eternally. Thanks to your slippery saliva, the candy wears out eventually, leaving you a lot disappointed. Now an interesting study says that it takes at least 2500 licks to...
The biggest music awards show on the planet had a little bit for whichever generation you represent. And, Indians who have started expecting booty since the Mozart of Madras A.R. Rahman bagged two Academy Awards for Slumdog Millionnaire in 2010, had...