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Why do we honour Ashoka and not Tipu?

'Ashoka the Great did not slaughter foreigners or Muslims when he conquered Kalinga. It was Oriya-speaking Hindus whom he butchered by the tens of thousands. But Ashoka is called Great, and his......

Ad for flatmates in NZ prohibiting Indians sparks outrage

An advertisement stating "no Indians or Asians" for flatmates in New Zealand's biggest online marketplace, sparked an outrage among the Indian community which said such "explicit discrimination"......

The 10 most expensive taxi rides around the world

Mumbai auto rickshaw and taxi fares have once again been hiked after the high court rejected the plea of the Mumbai Grahak Panchayat to stall it. The 38,000 odd black and yellow taxis and 1.05 lakh......

PHOTOS: Stunning moments from the week gone by

Moments that shaped the world from the week that was... Britain's Prince Harry receives a hongi (traditional Maori greeting) from a Maori warrior during his official welcome at Government House in......

PHOTOS: World rings in 2015 with fireworks

Bidding farewell to 2014 revellers around the world are welcoming 2015 with celebrations featuring fireworks, music, and dancing. brings you images from the world's major cities showing......

15 Indian cities among the world's most polluted

How will big cities look like when all start wearing a gas mask to counter air pollution in a decade or so? The world's fastest growing economies have turned out to be the biggest polluters. This......

Sumant Sinha: The wind talker in pinstripes

Years ago over lunch at the steakhouse at JW Marriott Atlanta, Sumant Sinha, then Group CFO of the venerable Aditya Birla Group, and his senior colleague and boss of Hindalco Debu Bhattacharya came......

Old theatres in Chennai shut shop

Demand for marriage halls and commercial complex along with competition from mutliplexes is forcing old theatres in Chennai to down shutters. In the last 12 months, at least one theatre has shut......

Tata Group gets nod for rooftop helipad

The government on Wednesday granted operational clearance to Tata Group's private roof-top helipad, only the second such facility in the country, in south Mumbai.Director General of Civil Aviation......

Mumbai, 7th most expensive city in the world

As India witnesses a spurt in property prices, its financial capital Mumbai has been ranked as one of the world's top 10 most expensive locations, in terms of accommodation cost. Mumbai, which is......

Kiwi PM bowled over by Bollywood

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key, who is on a five-day visit to India, took some time off from his busy schedule and visited the sets of Players in Film City, Mumbai. The film is the official......

The best of the star-studded Oprah farewell

The Oprah show, hosted by the multitalented Oprah Winfrey, is finally winding up after 25 record-breaking, incredibly successful seasons. And before Oprah's final episode -- slated to be a surprise......

Old theatres make way to grand multiplexes

It's probably a little late to be talking about the death of single-screen theatres. Multiplexes have become so ubiquitous these days that we forget that it was only a decade ago that standalone......

Manoj Bajpai is a maharajah again

Nanda Anand grew up in Kolkata, reading Russian literature Alexander Pushkin was her favourite, as were the romance novels of Barbara Cartland. And Hollywood films filled up her imagination. She......

10 BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

In the wake of the deadly terror attack in Paris, sports events around the world paid tribute to the victims in a touching manner. In the English Premier League, Liverpool's players were quick to......

Flustered FIFA officials shut down media conference

‘We don't want to talk about it’ ‘We can't actually talk about the recent events happening in Zurich’ ‘We cannot, even if we wanted to, we do not have any more......

Cricket World Cup: All you wanted to know about the 14 venues

Details on the 14 venues hosting matches during the February 14 - March 29 cricket World Cup. In Australia: 1. Melbourne Cricket Ground < Fans wait as rain delays play during day four of the......

La Liga: Super-sub Negredo helps Valencia go to third

Valencia climbed above Atletico Madrid and Sevilla into third in La Liga when Alvaro Negredo came off the bench to score a late winner in a 3-2 home victory over his former club Almeria on......

Australian players to wear No.408 as tribute to Phil Hughes

In a tribute to late Phillip Hughes, the Australian cricket team has decided to wear number 408, the Test debut number of the late batsman, under itsnational emblem during the first Test......
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Fan protests as Wanderers …

AFP Western Sydney Wanderers stretched their winning run to five games with a 2-0 defeat of Central Coast as a bloc of their fans staged a... ...
Gough Road open for 6 months

Hyderabad : The ministry of defence has given a six-month extension for the closure of the crucial Gough Road that connects areas like Sainikpuri,... ...
Thousands Join Climate Change Marches Across Asia

Thousands turned out for climate change marches across the Asia-Pacific region Saturday, part of a weekend of action across the globe to demand... ...
Noble or Savage?

In 1791, the Swami of Sringeri Math wrote to his ruler, and most generous patron, to relate a tragic tale of murder, temple destruction and violent... ...
Andhra Pradesh News on November 27 2015

Comments November 27, 2015 - Hyderabad CHITTOOR: Student asked to do 150 sit-ups:: As a punishment to a sick intermediate II year student, a... ...

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