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You have to see these Sony World Photography Awards images
The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has announced the winners of its Open categories and National categories for 2017. This......
Prime Minister Modi wins hearts in Canada
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets supporters during his three-day visit to Canada. Photograph: Andy Clark/ Reuters 'Stand-alone' trip to North American nation and a strong track record......
Award-winning images from the World Press Photo contest
The jury of the 58th annual World Press Photo Contest has selected an image by Danish photographer Mads Nissen as the World Press Photo of the Year 2014. The World Press Photo is an......
NYU forced me out over pressure from China: Activist
Blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng has accused the New York University of ending his fellowship due to "unrelenting pressure" from China, leaving him and his family stranded. Guangcheng had......
The 1962 war -- Where did India go wrong?
As India failed in its negotiations with China, the 'border issue' became a Greek tragedy with a preordained outcome, notes Kishan S Rana. Most Indians are convinced that the 1962 attack on our......
The return of the activist State
The middle class's long push to force the State to retreat from the economy may be reversing, says Ajit Balakrishnan. There is probably a generation of Indians, now in their twenties and early......
Blackberry mulls a germ-free smartphone
The average smartphone may contain thousands of germs but that could soon change as the Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry is planning to develop a bacteria-free phone, specifically for use in......
BlackBerry unveils 4G smartphone Leap
Canadian handset maker BlackBerry on Tuesday unveiled its new mid-range 4G smartphone 'Leap' for $275 (about Rs 17,000) as it attempts to catch up with larger rivals like Samsung and......
BlackBerry India fails to be ray of hope for parent
FY14 profit halves, dips to 4-yr lowBlackBerry chief executive officer (CEO) John Chen had said in August that India was critical to the revival of the Canadian smartphone maker. But the......
BlackBerry dials Samsung; to provide security software
BlackBerry announced partnerships with Samsung Electronics Co and other high-profile tech players on Thursday, broadening the reach of its new mobile-device management and security platform, and......
Watch out for Ash, Freida Pinto in Venice
Mani Ratnam's Raavan in Hindi and Anurag Kashyap's The Girl in Yellow Boots will play in out-of-competition slot at the 67th Venice Film Festival, opening on September 1. Ratnam, who will be......
5 great ways to spend your weekend
Staying home this weekend? Catch up on some great DVDs!Peter Pan (2003)Cast: Jason Isaacs, Jeremy Sumpter, Rachel Hurd-Wood, Lynn Redgrave, and Richard Briers.Director: P J HoganPlot: Wendy and her......
Sports Shorts: Sindhu, Srikanth seek to reclaim India Open crowns
A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Monday IMAGE: Sindhu will open against compatriot Mugdha Agrey. Photograph: PV Sindhu/Twitter Former champions P V Sindhu and Kidambi......
Check out India's schedule on Day 7 of Asian Games
Following is the schedule of Indian contingent on the seventh day of the Asian Games on Saturday. IMAGE: Saina Nehwal. Photograph: Albert Perez/Getty Images ATHLETICS: Men's High Jump......
Sports Shorts: India outplay New Zealand in hockey series opener
IMAGE: Manpreet Singh celebrates with Mandeep Singh, centre, after beating New Zaeland. Photograph: Hockey India/Twitter The Indian men's hockey team pulled off a sensational 4-2 win over New......
Sports Shorts: Saina, Sindhu enter quarters of Asia C'ship
A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Thursday IMAGE: Saina Nehwal in action. Photograph: Albert Perez/Getty Images Commonwealth Games gold medallist Saina Nehwal and......
Sports Shorts: Saina meets Tai Tzu in All England opener
A summary of sports events and persons who made news on Thursday. IMAGE: Saina Nehwal has a chance to improve her dismal record against defending champion Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan. Photograph: PTI......
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