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Reject Afzal Guru's mercy petition: BJP

With President Pratibha Patil rejecting the mercy petition of two convicts on death row, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday raised the pitch for the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal......

Rana googly leaves PM on sticky wicket

Freezing or calling off the re-engagement process in the wake of Tahawwur Hussain Rana's confession on 26/11 will be an easy option, but that will take both India and Pakistan back into......

Damaged reactor at nuclear plant worries Japan

Concerns over more serious contamination mounted in Japan on Friday as authorities said the core of one of the six reactors at the Fukushima nuclear plant may have been damaged, a day after three......

Patrick French speaks to Sheela Bhatt

A tsunami of critical articles and comments have flooded the Internet -- judging, condemning and praising Patrick French's new book India: A Portrait. In the book that took almost ten years to......

Ravaged by terror, they found new meaning in life

Vaihayasi Pande Daniel in Mumbai Last year's commemorations of 26/11 terror attacks, across Mumbai, on its first anniversary were often painfully sad. The ceremonies held all over the city......

Term plans score over Ulips

A year before, a term plan insurance for a cover of Rs. 50 lakh for a person aged 25-30 years attracted a premuim of Rs. 12,000. The average cost of such a plan is now Rs. 6,500-7,000. A term......

10 futuristic cars you must see

In the next two decades, futuristic cars are set to take the world by storm. Askmen.com lists the top 10 stylist, lightweight and innovative cars with outstanding technologies... 1. Air......

Ambani: Bears caused Rs 3 lakh crore loss, probe sought

Hit by a massive sell-off in stocks of various group companies, Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group today said it is a victim of a bear cartel that has caused a market value loss of over Rs 3 lakh......

Here come the upgraded Altis, Dzire and Civic

A few days into the New Year and news about more car updates is doing the rounds. This time the upgrades are happening in the sedan segment as three top carmakers -- Honda, Toyota and Maruti --......

Pesky SMSs/calls: Major relief to users from Jan 1

Finally, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has cracked down on telemarketing companies providing major relief to mobile users from unsolicited calls/SMSs. The Telecom Regulatory Authority......

When Ram Gopal Varma wished Karan Johar

Ram Gopal Varma wished Karan Johar on his birthday on Twitter. RGV tweeted 'Hey karan wishing that even ur Ghums will turn into ur Khushis..Have a Hundred Happy Birthdays!!' Meanwhile Karan......

Sucker Punch star appears nude on Esquire cover

Get your lowdown on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Abbie Cornish, who's film Sucker Punch released recently, has posed nude for Esquire magazine's cover photoshoot to......

Meet Ratan, the next bride on telly

After Rakhi Ka Swayamvar and Rahul Dulhaniya Le Jaayega, Imagine TV is all set to launch Ratan Ka Rishta, where television actress Ratan Rajput will get to choose her husband on national......

Designer dreams and bad company!

Here's what your favourite celebrities have been up to. Vidya Malavade and Gul Panag were spotted at designer Anita Dongre's new store in Mumbai on...

Why Freida Pinto is India's biggest star

It's been just over a year since she dazzled us with the Oscar-conquering Slumdog Millionaire, but Mumbai girl Freida Pinto's since capped that triumph with several others. She's completed a film......

Factbox: 'Punter' Ponting most successful captain

Factbox on Ricky Ponting, following his resignation as captain of Australia's Test and one-day teams - Played his first Test and One-Day International in 1995 and has gone on to establish himself......

Images: Federer crashes out, Nadal in semis

Crisp-hitting Czech Tomas Berdych claimed the biggest win of his career on Wednesday when he stunned six-times champion Roger Federer 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 in the quarter-finals at Wimbledon. Federer......

Images: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Royal Challengers Bangalore

After put into bat first by the Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chris Gayle and Sourav Ganguly, started the innings in the usual manner. Ganguly hit the first boundary of the match when he cut......

The F1 2009 report card, Vol 1

Pull up your seats, F1 fans, the season class is well under way. With a third of the F1 season already wrapped up in white and neon green, here are a few facts we can glean from this insanely......

Hyderabad win Indian Premier League 2009

Royal Challengers Bangalore captain Anil Kumble celebrates after dismissing Deccan Chargers captain Adam Gilchrist in the final of the 2009 Indian Premier League T20 tournament in Johannesburg on......

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