A teenage rebel -- a diehard Beatles fan himself -- watched them with keen interest. Five decades later, he has compiled an account of their stay here, and maintains that the three-year period that marked their affair with India was particularly significant in the life of the band. "This is when
Exiled Kingfisher tycoon Vijay Mallya appeared before London's Westminster's magistrate court in his extradition case. Vijay Mallya is wanted in Rs 9,000 crore fraud and money laundering case in India. Mallya was arrested by Scotland Yard on an extradition warrant in April 2017 and has been out
New York, March 17 (IANS) An around 1000-year-old blackstone sculpture of Hindu warrior goddess Durga will be on sale at Christie's in New York next week. In the 131 cm black schist sculpture, Durga or Devi or Shakti -- an omnipotent, fearsome deity who combats evil forces -- is seen in the precise
United Nations, March 17 (IANS) As New Delhi diversifies its arms purchases, the US is rapidly increasing its arms sales to India, emerging over the last five years as its second biggest supplier by providing 15 per cent of its weapons imports, a study by Sipri said. Washington increased its sales by
Los Angeles, March 17 (IANS) Actor Milo Ventimiglia says instead of fretting over bad reviews, he appreciates and respects them. The actor says bad reviews motivates him to work hard to do better. "There is a journalist who, for 22 years of my career, gave me bad reviews and that's okay.
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says he used to be called 'pansy' in school, but a teacher gave him the courage to face the world. "The word pansy, which is commonly used for a boy who talks and walks like a girl, was used for me," Karan said during an upcoming episode
A CCTV footage captured a 12-year-old boy stealing Rs Three Lakhs from a State Bank of India branch in Uttar Pradesh's Rampur. To utmost dismay, the boy managed to slip with the bag of cash in presence of police officials. The police have begun investigation in connection to this matter.
Colombo, March 17 (IANS) The Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket match of the Nidahas Trophy between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh on Friday was marred by some unpleasant actions at the ground. Although Bangladesh edged past Sri Lanka in a nail-biter match, they could have done this in a better way. When
Colombo, March 16 (IANS) Riding on some brilliant batting from middle-order batsman Mahmudullah (43 not out), Bangladesh edged past Sri Lanka by two wickets to enter the final of the Nidahas Trophy T20 tri-series here on Friday. At one point, the hosts were tottering at 41/5 inside 10 overs and then
Birmingham, March 16 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan on Friday to enter the semi-finals of the All England Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 here. While the first game was a see-saw battle, with both not letting each other take long
Bhubaneswar, March 16 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Mumbai City FC prevailed over All India Football Federation (AIFF)'s developmental side Indian Arrows 2-1 in extra time at the Kalinga Stadium here on Friday to set up a round-of-16 clash with East Bengal in a Super Cup qualifier. Everton
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) Recognising his contribution to the game over the years, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on the occasion of the country's 70th independence anniversary, released a book on former BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya titled 'A Tribute to Jagu. While SLC President Thilanga Sumathipala
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) India's current account deficit (CAD) widened to $13.5 billion during the third quarter of 2017-18 from $7.2 billion in the second quarter and $8 billion in the corresponding period in 2016-17, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) data showed on Friday. "India's CAD at $13.5
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India's junior shooting coach and former star Jaspal Rana on Friday asked the country to even go to the extent of boycotting the Commonwealth Games in order to protest the sport's exclusion from the Games in its 2022 edition and possibly beyond. The Commonwealth Games
United Nations, March 16 (IANS) Famous for its pursuit of Gross National Happiness, Bhutan has a new cause for joy: In recognition of its Gross National Income (GNI) growth and social development, the kingdom is poised to graduate from the UN category of the world's poorest known as the Least Developed
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The RBI's decision to discontinue the Letters of Undertaking (LoUs) or Letters of Comfort (LoC) might increase the credit cost for imports as it will lead to a shift towards "other off-balance sheet" products, said a State Bank of India (SBI) report on Friday.
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) American show "The Royals", based on the lives of a fictional British royal family, is set to present the beauty of Amalfi Coast in its fourth season, which will go on air in India in a few weeks, said its creator. The makers of the show, which has many British actors
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Sony Pictures International Productions is now making a foray into regional cinema in India with Malayalam superstar and actor Prithviraj Sukumarans maiden home production. Helmed under the banner Prithviraj Productions, co-founded by Prithviraj with his wife and former journalist
Shillong, March 16 (IANS) Popular for rapping numbers like "All black", "Swag mera desi", "Toh Dishoom" and "Dhaakad", Raftaar says Indian rappers are getting the admiration they deserve in the country. Rap music has got a whole new expression in Hindi cinema
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) has won the Financial Times ArcelorMittal Boldness in Business Awards in recognition of the company's work across various businesses, RIL said on Friday. The award was received by RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani at a ceremony in London on Thursday. &
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Luxury car manufacturer Audi India on Friday announced a price hike of up to 4 per cent across its entire model range, effective from April 1. According to the luxury car manufacturer, prices will be increased due to a hike in customs duty announced in the Union Budget 2018-19
Bengaluru, March 16 (IANS) Moderate rain, measuring up to 5.8 mm, was received here with more showers likely over the next two days, the weather office said on Friday. "The pre-monsoon rains are due to the low pressure in the Arabian Sea. Moderate spells of rain accompanied by heavy winds are
Lifestyle startup brand, Masala Baby based in New York will enter the Indian market with a unique collection of specially designed clothes, which will be available on Asia's biggest omni-channel player for kids and baby products - FirstCry. Founded in 2010 by Dipali Patwa, Masala Baby has an all-woman
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that his government wants to make the country a sporting superpower. And to achieve this mission government has announced a national program named 'Khelo India'. Under the 'Khelo India' programme, government will spend upto five lakh rupees
Two persons have been arrested in connection with pro Pakistan slogans in Araria in Bihar In viral video on social media showed that alleged RJD men are shouting anti-India slogans.