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WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny
Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. 1) The shorter your skirt, the more discount this Chinese eatery will offer you Love wearing short skirts? A Chinese......
Why Uma Bharti is banking on the 'Modi wave' to win from Jhansi
Although a fiery speaker and mass leader in her own right, Bharti has to necessarily fall back on what is being repeatedly described as a ‘Modi lehar’ to wrest this seat from the......
Coping with GenNext journalists
Concepts keep evolving. When I was in service, one used to talk of media management by the police. It is now a hated concept. After I left service in August 1994, one started talking of perception......
This US Congressman is proud of his Indian roots
In his first interview with a South Asian newspaper after being sworn in, Hansen Hashim Clarke, the newly-minted member of the United States House of Representatives representing Michigan's 13th......
The death of Kashmir's indigenous gun industry
Once a flourishing industry, Kashmir's gunsmiths have seen their trade being reduced to naught by militancy and an apathetic government, writes Haroon Mirani. Once famed for their intricately......
Wipro's ex-CEO joins Bloom Energy International
Former Co-CEO of Wipro IT Business Girish S Paranjpe has joined the Silicon Valley-based Bloom Energy International as Managing Director.Bloom Energy International is a provider of breakthrough......
Public Provident Fund: An answer to a secure future
The Public Provident Fund (PPF) is amongst the most popular investment option. Besides the tax deduction and eight per cent tax-free interest, it also acts as a social security cover. Over 16......
No laws for poor contract workers!
The growth of the country may well be riding on the frail shoulders of the ubiquitous contract worker who is increasingly being favoured over regular workers. Click NEXT to read on... ...
Fastest growing IT corridor: Bengaluru's ORR
Bengaluru's Outer Ring Road (ORR) spanning from Hebbal to the Silk Board Junction has been recognised as one of India's fastest growing IT/ITeS growth corridors, according to a report by Vestian......
Tips to file income tax online
Filing of income tax returns online has been restored after a temporary suspension for a day by the Finance Ministry on account of a lapse in renewing the security certification. The last day......
Aadesh Shrivastava: The Man Who Composed Chartbusters
Saluting the late music composer's most memorable film songs. Like most success stories, his too began with a dream. To make it big on the Indian music scene. The Jabalpur born Aadesh......
Pix: And the Grammy goes to...
Country music group Lady Antebellum emerged big winners, taking home five trophies at the 53rd Grammy Awards while biggies like Lady Gaga and Eminem followed close with three and two golden......
Top 10 Cannes Film Festival Movies Ever
The Cannes Film Festival is generally considered the most prestigious of all international film festivals. With good reason. Every year, global filmdom's elite meet and greet at the tiny resort......
Images: Celebrities' Day Out
Bollywood actress Amrita Rao and cricketer Harbhajan Singh pose for pictures during a promotional event for a sports television channel in Mumbai on Tuesday. The function was held to......
Images: Celebrities' Day Out
Sanjay Dutt tries out gym equipment as he attends the first anniversary celebrations of a gymnasium in the suburbs of Mumbai on...
England say farewell to super-servant Beckham
Fans barely noticed when Wes Brown and Paul Robinson turned their back on England this week but when Fabio Capello closed the door on David Beckham on Wednesday it truly was the end of an era.......
Real-ity bites: Will Jose Mourinho survive being made a scapegoat at the Bernabeu?
Jose Mourinho was formally presented as Real Madrid's new coach on Monday. Senior Associate Editor Bikash Mohapatra wonders if the Portuguese will survive the 'curse of Bernabeu'......
Grand Slam possible for thrill-seeking Federer
Roger Federer described his performance against Andy Murray to win the Australian Open title as possibly the best of his career and his words were not intended just to make the tearful Scot feel......
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