New Delhi, June 13 : High on entertainment quotient, the trailer of “Chennai Express”, which came out Thursday, is a mix of action, humour and romance and the film promises to entertain movie buffs thoroughly when it hits the screens Aug 8.
An expert in making rib-tickling comedies, Rohit Shetty, who has directed fun films like [...]
There were expectations of a sell-off in equities across the globe after credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s revised its outlook on the country’s Triple AAA rating — the highest level — to negative from stable.
While the US markets ended off lows on Monday, Asian markets including india shrugged off S&P’s move and recovered. But [...]
NEW DELHI: Hyundai Motor India Ltd on Wednesday introduced the new model of its flagship brand Santro. According to the company, the new Santro has been designed with luxurious interiors and improved exterior features to further enhance its appeal to the customers.
Commenting on the launch, HMIL managing director H S Lheem said, “Through the launch [...]
New Delhi: Helicopter search operations to locate Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy has been called off because of light and weather conditions and will resume on Thursday morning, Home Minister P Chidambaram said in the Capital.
The 60-year-old Congress leader, who led the party to a remarkable victory in the recent Assembly and [...]
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Hoping to ensure timely attendance of employees, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday inaugurated a Biometric Attendance Control System (BACS) that has been installed in the offices of the ministry at North Block, Jaisalmer House and Lok Nayak Bhawan.
Taking the lead in ensuring punctuality, Chidambaram arrived at 9 a.m. at the [...]
MS Dhoni and Tillakaratne Dilshan lead the list of nominations at the sixth ICC Awards. Both have been shortlisted in three categories for their performances between August 13, 2008 and August 24, 2009.
Eighteen players have received at least two nominations for their performances during this period, which includes the 2009 World Twenty20 in England, the [...]
NEW DELHI: Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sri Lanka’s Tillakaratne Dilshan have both been nominated in three different categories at the ICC Awards 2009. The two men feature in the long-lists for the awards, which will take place at a glittering ceremony in Johannesburg on 1 October. In addition, there are 18 players who [...]
NEW DELHI: The government has rejected a recommendation of the Sachar Committee to create Indian Wakf Services on the lines of the civil services
to appoint officers to boards that manage Muslim religious and community properties.
A Right To Information (RTI) application was filed to know the reasons behind the rejection of the recommendation by the minority [...]
NEW DELHI: With India not inclined to resume the sub-continental composite dialogue in the near future, Pakistan on Wednesday highlighted the
“resolute action” taken by Islamabad to eliminate terrorism and made a fresh pitch for restarting the talks New Delhi froze after the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
Islamabad also sought to revive the Kashmir issue that found no [...]
NEW DELHI: Delhi, Bengaluru and greater Mumbai have been named as the top three most affluent cities in the country based on lifestyle and
consumption habits of the people residing there, according to a survey by The Nielsen.
The Nielsen Upper Middle and Rich (UMAR) survey has ranked Delhi at the top of the chart of 10 [...]
NEW DELHI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday afternoon joined the search for a missing helicopter carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS
Rajasekhara Reddy, pressing four choppers into service, an official said.
“We have deployed four helicopters for the rescue mission. They include two Chetaks, besides one Mi-8 and one ALH (advanced light helicopter),” an IAF [...]
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday expressed concern over the reported disappearance of a
helicopter carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Rajasekhara Reddy after it encountered inclement weather in the interior areas of the state.
Both were in close touch with the Andhra chief minister’s office and promised all help [...]
: As almost 75% of the autos remained off the road on Monday, those who were plying made the most of the situation, fleecing passengers
and charging exorbitant amounts for short distances. Left with no option, a large number of commuters hopped on to the Metro.
Said Pratibha Mehra, a resident of Vasant Kunj: “Auto drivers [...]
NEW DELHI: Rehana Shafiq had spent some anxious moments before boarding the Jet Airways flight from Dhaka to New Delhi on Monday morning it was
only the second time the 20-year-old was travelling by air. However, just before take-off, the aircraft reportedly skidded, taxiing off the runway and moving 3.5 metres onto a grassy patch. All [...]
NEW DELHI: Auto-cracy on Delhi roads is rampant. So far this year the traffic police has booked 5,745 autos and taxis for refusal to go by meter,
overcharging and misbehaviour. Though cops admit that enforcement is not up to the mark , they cite shortage of manpower and systemic problems as major reasons for autos having [...]
: One of the three flyovers coming up on Outer Ring Road stretch between IIT and NH-8, has been opened for traffic. Though the trial run
of the six-lane elevated corridor covering two crossings Aruna Asaf Ali and Africa Avenue Marg has brought relief to those headed towards south Delhi as they now have to [...]
NEW DELHI: Families of all the four accused Harpreet Singh, Satyender Singh, Kuldeep Singh and Manish Kumar were present in the courtroom when
the verdict in Budha Jayanti Park gangrape case was announced on Monday. The court convicted all the four accused of robbery and kidnapping while holding Harpreet and Satyender guilty for gangrape of a [...]
NEW DELHI: With the Supreme Court restricting the number of autos in the city to 55,000 and demand for autos soaring over the years in the
absence of a good public transport
system this gap in supply and demand seems to be at the root of the auto menace in the city.
According to unofficial estimates, the actual [...]
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has ruled that the evidence given by a rape victim unless proved infirm or untrustworthy is enough to nail the
accused. But still it took the trial court six years to convict four accused in connection with the gangrape of a 17-year-old Delhi university student.
In Buddha Jayanti park rape case, a [...]
NEW DELHI: In yet another incident of robbery, relatives and friends of a cloth merchant were held hostage for over 30 minutes by five armed
assailants before being robbed of Rs 5 lakh in cash, several mobiles and other valuables. Surendra Kumar Dadwal had invited his friends and relatives to celebrate his six-year-old grand-daughter’s birthday on [...]