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Micromax loses its 'Bling' brand name
Fri Oct 29 22:44:29 2010    views: 517 | Comments: 1
NEW DELHI: Bollywood hunk Akshay Kumar won't be able to say 'It twinkles!' anymore on television to his wife Twinkle Khanna's antics with a Micromax Bling phone. The Delhi High Court has restrained India's second-largest mobile phone brand Micromax from selling or advertising one of its largest-selling... Read More
Villages to be Connected via Broadband Net by 2012
Fri Oct 29 05:59:31 2010    views: 475 | Comments: 0
A Rediff Business article reports that Minister of State for IT and Communications Sachin Pilot expressed his views on getting rural India on the broadband Internet bandwagon. "The commitment of the government of India has been that by 2012, we will connect every single panchayat with high-speed broadband access," Pilot said at the Bangalore... Read More
Poor in Bihar are still poor despite Nitish
Thu Oct 21 22:36:13 2010    views: 397 | Comments: 0
MUZAFFARPUR/SITAMARHI/ SAMASTIPUR: Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the Nitish government of ignoring interests of Bihar's poor while spending Central funds. "Instead of guaranteed employment for 100 days in a year as prescribed in MNREGS, poor labourers are given 30 days' job. Poor families have got Indira Awaas... Read More
Live-in partner should be like wife to seek maintenance
Thu Oct 21 22:29:22 2010    views: 422 | Comments: 0
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court has held that a woman in a live-in relationship will be entitled to maintenance only if she fulfils certain parameters. A bench, comprising Justices Markandey Katju and T S Thakur, said an unmarried woman will not be able to claim maintenance by merely spending weekends or... Read More
Two New Facebook Security Features Out
Tue Oct 19 23:48:56 2010    views: 374 | Comments: 0
Under fire for its recent disregard for user privacy, Facebook has made amends by tightening security and has now introduced two new features to enhance secure accounts - one-time passwords and remote logout.One-time password is meant for people who access Facebook through public places like cybercafes. This is significant in a country like... Read More
India finishes with 38 golds, clinches No. 2 spot at CWG 2010
Thu Oct 14 04:48:27 2010    views: 356 | Comments: 0
The last day of the XIX Commonwealth Games proved to be full of good news for Indian fans as two gold medals in badminton, along with a silver in men's hockey and two bronze medals in table-tennis took India's medals' tally to over 100. While shuttlers Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa stunnedtop-seeded Singaporeans Yao Lei and Sari Shinta... Read More
India look forward to seven medals in boxing
Sun Oct 10 23:17:31 2010    views: 423 | Comments: 1
India are looking up to their star-studded boxing squad that includes Olympic Games bronze medallist Vijender Singh, to provide a further impetus to their medal harvest on the eighth day of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on Monday. Seven boxers would be seen in the ring in which the semi final bouts would be contested and even a loss... Read More
Shooters Narang and Hassan win 16th gold for India
Fri Oct 8 02:31:57 2010    views: 340 | Comments: 0
Rifle shooting ace Gagan Narang picked up his third gold medal, and second individual, in the Commonwealth Games while the women's archery team grabbed their first as India widened the lead over England in the race for the second spot on Friday. Narang, who had won the men's 10m air rifle pairs and individual gold medals going into Friday's... Read More
C'Wealth Games: Indian men's swimming quartet makes history
Mon Oct 4 02:43:25 2010    views: 339 | Comments: 0
Indian men's relay swimming squad created history today at the Commonwealth Games by reaching the final while the country's women paddlers showed encouraging form as competitions commenced in earnest today after yesterday's dazzling opening ceremony. The quartet of Virdhawal Khade, Anshul Kothari, Arjun Jayaprakash and Aaron D'Souza finished... Read More
Mukesh Ambani Tops Forbes India Richest List With Net Worth of $27 Billion
Wed Sep 29 20:23:34 2010    views: 378 | Comments: 0
Mukesh Ambani, owner of India’s biggest company by market value, Reliance Industries Ltd., has topped the India’s Richest list with a net worth of $27 billion, Forbes Magazine reported. Arcelor Mittal Chairman Lakshmi Mittal is second on the list with wealth totaling $26.1 billion, followed by Wipro Ltd. Chairman Azim Premji,... Read More
Prince Charles will declare CWG open
Mon Sep 27 08:04:23 2010    views: 424 | Comments: 0
Ending weeks of speculation over who will inaugurate the Commonwealth Games, the British royal family on Monday announced that Prince Charles will declare the event open instead of President Pratibha Patil. After confusion grew over who will open the event among the two, Prince Charles’ office Clarence House issued a statement,... Read More
Dhoni confounds his critics
Sun Sep 26 23:19:17 2010    views: 359 | Comments: 0
Not sure about familiarity, but success breeds contempt. Throughout this tournament the critics seemed to be waiting for Chennai to stumble so they could have the chance to turn around and say, "Look I told you, these guys were plain lucky. Now they have been exposed". It's not so much an anti-team sentiment, but one against their captain MS... Read More
Champions League Final : Dominant Chennai seal title
Sun Sep 26 23:13:17 2010    views: 345 | Comments: 0
It was a reverse sweep that changed the entire complexion of the game. Davy Jacobs had started off imperiously and catapulted Warriors to 45 in the sixth over. Then R Ashwin got one to turn quickly towards the leg stump, Jacobs went for the reverse sweep, but was trapped in front. It's a shot that he had successfully played in the previous game;... Read More
Salman's Dabangg earns 116 crores in two weeks
Sun Sep 26 23:10:52 2010    views: 363 | Comments: 0
Though there was no competition in its second week, Dabangg enjoyed yet another massive outing at the box office. After breaking the opening record of Aamir Khan's 3 Idiots, Salman Khan's action entertainer has now left behind Aamir's another record making film - Ghajini - behind at the end of it's second week. While Ghajini was the first film... Read More
CWG 2010 : Countries, Fennell slam CWG village, say it's unlivable
Mon Sep 20 22:03:36 2010    views: 332 | Comments: 0
Commonwealth Games Federation president Michael Fennell has expressed concerns over the Games Village preparation, saying that the condition of the residential zone there has "shocked" many contingents. New Zealand, Canada, Scotland and Ireland have objected strongly to the condition of the accommodation given to them in the Village. "The... Read More