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Shivratri draws thousands to Kumbh Mela for holy dip
Security has been tightened in Haridwar for the first day of the Shahi Snan (Royal Bath) on Friday, as thousands of devotees are expected to take a dip in the River Ganga to mark the festival of......
Ever considered hiring through Facebook?
An increasing number of IT companies find the idea of using social media making a lot of sense.Facebook in India now has over 15 million users. And, LinkedIn has become an accepted method of......
HCL says no to $35 laptop project
HCL Infosystems has denied its association with Sakshat project of the ministry of human resource development to manufacture access and computing device to be priced $35 a piece. "It has been......
Mitticool: A refrigerator that runs without electricity
Former President APJ Abdul Kalam called him a 'true scientist'. Mitticool, a clay refrigerator that works without electricity had turned the world's attention to its creator Mansukhbhai......
Pix: Fashionably pregnant at the Oscars
There have been a number of pregnant actresses spotted at the Oscar red carpet in recent years. The latest to join the brigade is Natalie Portman, whose baby is due this summer. The actress has......
Arresting, bittersweet, but full of loopholes
Steven Spielberg's arresting, bittersweet comedy about an alien stranded at New York's John F Kennedy airport could be a runaway hit, but the superbly acted and energetically narrated film is let......
Aus Open: Djokovic wins opener with hat-trick in sight
Novak Djokovic showed brief flashes of his best tennis as he began his bid for a third successive Australian Open title with a workmanlike 6-2, 6-4, 7-5 win over Paul-Henri Mathieu on Monday.......
Donovan back for US, Altidore axed
Landon Donovan, the US national team's all-time leading goal scorer, was named in the 24-man squad on Monday for the next CONCACAF region World Cup qualifiers after shaking off a knee injury.......
Sharapova effect sells out Auckland tournament
Maria Sharapova underlined her pulling power on Monday with Auckland Classic organisers confirming they had sold out all of the day sessions for the entire tournament just minutes before she......
Muttiah Muralitharan: 800 and done
One of the finest but most controversial spinners of his generation, Sri Lanka veteran Muttiah Muralitharan bid an emotional goodbye to his 18-year Test career on Thursday with an unprecedented......
India's best sportspersons of 2009
It's that time of the year when we look back and take stock of what happened over the last 12 months in Indian sport. In terms of achievements, it was a topsy-turvy year, a mixed bag, so to......
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