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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......
BAFTA announces 2012 nominees
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe joined Great Expectations actress Holliday Granger as the young actors announcedthe 2012 British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA) nominations this......
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......
Queen's grand-daughter to compete in London
Zara Phillips, grand-daughter of Queen Elizabeth, will follow in her parents' footsteps in competing as an Olympic athlete after being chosen for Britain's equestrian eventing team at the London......
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......
Spotted: IPL chairman Lalit Modi in the Andaman Islands
Reader Billy Graham Kanukolanu sent us this picture. Indian Premier League chairman Lalit Modi was spotted taking some time off in the Andaman Islands. Thank you, Billy, for sharing this picture!......
Border hails Ponting as 'best since Bradman'
Ricky Ponting has been lauded as the best Australian batsmen since Don Bradman after breaking Allan Border's national Test aggregrate in the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston. Border personally......
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