Nation

Maha Shivratri celebrated across Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow, Feb 24 . Maha Shivratri was celebrated on Friday in Uttar Pradesh, with hundreds of thousands thronging Shiva temples across the sprawling state.Serpentine queues...

President inaugurates international conference on ‘idea of Bharat’

New Delhi, Feb 24. President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday inaugurated an international conference on "Bharat Bodh" (Idea of Bharat), organised by the Indira Gandhi National...

Politics

Shiv Sena leads in battle for Mumbai

Mumbai, Feb 23. The ruling Shiv Sena appeared all set to retain control over the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), India's biggest and richest civic...

SPORTS

India beat England to enter Kabaddi World Cup semis

Ahmedabad, Oct 19.  India produced a scintillating performance to thrash England 69-18 in their last Group B encounter and seal their berth for the Kabaddi...

Entertainment

Electronic music is very revolting: Muzaffar Ali

Electronic music is very revolting: Muzaffar Ali

Lucknow, Feb 24. Filmmaker-fashion designer Muzaffar Ali believes he has a "global outlook to music", but the director of the classic Bollywood movie "Umrao Jaan" finds electronic music "really disturbing and revolting"...
Complaint against Sofia Hayat for swastika tattoo on feet

Complaint against Sofia Hayat for swastika tattoo on feet

Mumbai, Feb 23. A police complaint has been filed against model-turned-nun Sofia Hayat -- a British national of Indian descent -- for getting swastika inked on the soles of both her feet.The...

Cinema has made me stronger: Shruti Haasan

Chennai, Feb 22. The glitz and glamour of cinema can change a person, but not the multifaceted Shruti Haasan, who believes it has only made her stronger. She says she is still...
Same-sex marriage legalisation cut US teenage suicide rates

Same-sex marriage legalisation cut US teenage suicide rates

New York, Feb 21. Legalising same-sex marriage at state level in the US reduced an estimated 134,000 suicide attempts per year in high school students as well as among gay, lesbian and...

Music fest Holi Moo! to return to Delhi, Hyderabad

New Delhi, Feb 21 . The 11th edition of multi-genre music festival Holi Moo! is set to take place here on March 13. The fest, which expanded to Hyderabad last year, will...

Business

Reliance Jio crosses 100 mn customer mark: Ambani

Mumbai, Feb 21. Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday said Reliance Jio has crossed the 100 million customer mark since its launch on September 5."Jio was launched...
No plans to impose long-term capital gains tax: Jaitley

No plans to impose long-term capital gains tax: Jaitley

New Delhi, Dec 25 - The government has no plans to impose long-term capital gains tax on share transactions in the upcoming budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley clarified on Sunday, describing media...

PM stresses role of financial markets in Indian economy

Raigad (Maharashtra), Dec 24 - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the crucial role played by financial markets for the growth of the Indian economy but warned of damages they can...