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Celebs, world leaders unite for world peace at Central Park
The star power was high at the third annual Global Citizen Festival on Central Park’s Great Lawn on Saturday with headliners Jay Z and No Doubt and host Hugh Jackman. But even they were......
Modi, world leaders to attend Jay-Z, Sting event at Central Park
'Prime Minister Modi made the commitment to put a toilet in every house or school across India by 2019 and end open defecation, which is really a bold leadership move in the spirit of Mahatma......
Modi to talk about ending open defecation at global festival
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will highlight the need to bring an end to open defecation during an event here in New York will be attended by over a dozen world leaders including UN Secretary......
IMAGES: Top JeM commander gunned down in Srinagar
In a major success, security forces gunned down Sajad Afghani, the chief commander of the frontline Jaish-e-Mohammad outfit, along with his guard on the shores of the Dal Lake in Srinagar on......
US mocks China's stealth jets, and how!
Despite its latest test flight of stealth jets, China still has a "long road" to travel before it actually deploys the J-20 fighter in good numbers, America's top defence official has said,......
RBI to set bank executives' pay from 2012
Salaries of top management executives at private and foreign banks will have to be as per the Reserve Bank of India's guidelines from next fiscal, central bank said on Tuesday, while asking the......
How will Chawla panel save the nation's wealth?
It takes either a scam or a crisis, or both together, to get the government thinking seriously about governance frameworks and reforms. Shipping gold to the Bank of England in 1991 lead to the......
Infosys to recruit 45,000 in 2012
Indian IT major Infosys said on Friday it will recruit 45,000 people in this financial year. "This (financial) year we said 40,000 people in last quarter, but recruited 43,000 people. Next year......
Resurrecting the brain for a better afterlife
Ken Hayworth, a cognitive neuroscientist, has the difficult task of juggling two hats on his head, or should we say brain. With the first one, he and his colleagues at Harvard University are......
Here's how to profit from rising inflation
When inflation rises the value of our money diminishes, all essential commodities become dearer. In fact high interest rates impact our loans and make them costlier. This erodes into our monthly......
Blake Lively tops Forbes' Under 30 power list
Check out this elite list!Forbes' annual list of 30 Under 30 is out and Gossip Girl star Blake Lively has topped the list.The rest of the celebrity names that figure on this list are just as......
Pix: Rajnikanth starts shooting for Rana
Rajnikanth is known to work in one film a year. So after the stupendous success of Enthiran, the Superstar has speeded things up, as he has already started on his next project Rana. The film,......
'Kareena has surpassed Julia Roberts'
Siddharth Malhotra's directorial debut We Are Family -- starring Kajol, Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal -- will release this week. But not many know about him and his family. Siddharth belongs to......
Bolllywood hit singer goes solo
Playback singer Akriti Kakar, the voice behind Bollywood hits like Marjaani Marjaani, Khuda Ya Khair, says she has taken a huge risk with her non-film album Akriti. "There are hardly......
Lal scores a hattrick with In Ghost House Inn
He's got the Midas touch. From being a mimicry artist, Lal (not to be confused with Mohanlal) has come a long way in his life and career as a scenarist, director, actor, producer,......
Kohli brings direction and purpose to Indian captaincy: Hughes
Virat Kohli. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images Former Australia skipper Kim Hughes is not a great fan of Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership style and feels that Virat Kohli's elevation to......
Resting Johnson before Ashes recall insane: Hughes
Former Australia skipper Kim Hughes has slammed selectors for being 'too precious' with Australia's bowlers and said resting dropped paceman Mitchell Johnson before a likely recall for the third......
'Howard's rejection shows ICC is dysfunctional'
Former Australian captain Kim Hughes feels rejection of John Howard's candidacy for the ICC vice-president's post has proved that cricket's governing body is a "dysfunctional" organisaton easily......
India should stick to basics: Hughes
Former Australian captain Kim Hughes has asked India to forget worrying about their batting or bowling problems and concentrate on the basics of one-day cricket ahead of the VB tri-series......
Stats: Kohli getting closer towards breaking Tendulkar's record
Statistical highlights on the fifth and final day of the opening Test match between India and Sri Lanka, in Kolkata, on Monday. IMAGE: Indian skipper Virat Kohli celebrates his century.......
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