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P.K Sinha appointed as new Cabinet Secretary

P.K Sinha appointed as new Cabinet Secretary

Power Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha was appointed as the next Cabinet Secretary of the country. He will succeed Ajit Seth who has been holding the position for the…

Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar constituency

Jayalalithaa to contest from RK Nagar constituency

AIADMK supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been announced as party candidate for the June 27 by-election to Radhakrishnan Nagar Assembly Constituency, a seat vacated by her…

Trawling ban: Traditional fishermen to be exempted

Trawling ban: Traditional fishermen to be exempted

The central government has assured Kerala that traditional fishermen would be exempted from the 61-day trawling ban. However, Kerala’s demand to curtail the trawling ban to 47 days…

Shashi Tharoor alleges move to sabotage Vizhinjam project

Shashi Tharoor alleges move to sabotage Vizhinjam project

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, MP, alleged that an attempt was underway to sabotage the Vizhinjam International deepwater Seaport project. Tharoor, the Lok Sabha member from Thiruvananthapuram, said…

Infosys withdraws from Technocity project

Infosys withdraws from Technocity project

In a huge blow to the proposed Technocity project, IT major Infosys has decided to withdraw from it, citing ‘non-cooperation’ in providing infrastructure, a charge rejected by the…

Entertainment

Dharmendra may undergo shoulder surgery: Hema Malini

Dharmendra may undergo shoulder surgery: Hema Malini

Veteran actress Hema Malini has said that her husband, actor Dharmendra, who was hospitalised following…

Tabu replaces Rekha in ‘Fitoor’

Tabu replaces Rekha in ‘Fitoor’

Abhishek Kapoor’s ‘Fitoor’, his ambitious Bollywood adaptation of Charles Dickens’ novel “Great Expectations”, suffered a…

Amitabh advised Anil Kapoor not to take sabbatical

Amitabh advised Anil Kapoor not to take sabbatical

Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor revealed it was Amitabh Bachchan who suggested him of not taking…

Sports

Saina crashes out of Australian Open Super Series

Saina crashes out of Australian Open Super Series

World number one and defending champion Saina Nehwal crashed out of Australian Open Super Series on Friday, after losing to Wang Shixian of China in the quarterfinals. Fifth…

Holding backs Lloyd’s decision to drop Chanderpaul

Holding backs Lloyd’s decision to drop Chanderpaul

Backing chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd’s decision to drop Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the Australian series, former West Indies pacer Michael Holding has said he firmly believes that the…

McGrath to train rookie Australian players at MRF academy

McGrath to train rookie Australian players at MRF academy

Pace legend Glenn McGrath is set to train a bunch of rookie Australian players at India’s MRF academy during his visit to the country next month. McGrath, who…

Bayliss makes Australia’s Ashes job tougher: Lehmann

Bayliss makes Australia’s Ashes job tougher: Lehmann

The appointment of Trevor Bayliss as the new England coach will make Australia’s job of winning the Ashes series much harder, his Australian counterpart Darren Lehmann said on…

South Africa announce squad for tour of Bangladesh

South Africa announce squad for tour of Bangladesh

Reeza Hendricks, Dane Vilas, Aaron Phangiso and Kagiso Rabada, all of who have already played international limited-overs cricket, were the four uncapped players named in the South African…

Vishwanathan Anand’s mother passes away

Vishwanathan Anand’s mother passes away

Chess wizard Viswanathan Anand’s mother Sushila Viswanathan has passed away in her sleep here in Chennai. She was 79. She leaves behind her husband K Viswanathan, daughter and two…

Bengal Cabinet gives nod to New Sports Policy 2015

Bengal Cabinet gives nod to New Sports Policy 2015

The West Bengal Cabinet passed the New Sports Policy-2015 for overall development of sports infrastructure and welfare of sports persons in the state. Youth Welfare Minister Aroop Biswas,…

Venerated, Blatter soldiers on as FIFA boss

Venerated, Blatter soldiers on as FIFA boss

Sepp Blatter goes into one of the toughest days of his 40 years at football’s governing body revered by some as the beautiful game’s ‘Jesus’ and scorned by…

Football officials arrested in Zurich upon U.S request: Swiss authorities

Football officials arrested in Zurich upon U.S request: Swiss authorities

Six football officials were arrested in Zurich on Wednesday upon request from U.S authorities, suspected of receiving bribes worth millions of dollars, Swiss authorities said. A source reported that FIFA…

Malik leads Pakistan to 41-run win over Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

Malik leads Pakistan to 41-run win over Zimbabwe in 1st ODI

Shoaib Malik hit his first century in six years to help Pakistan outbat Zimbabwe in the first day-night international by 41 runs in Lahore, taking a 1-0 lead…

Business

Mahindra launches XUV500 facelift; priced at Rs 11.21 Lakh

Mahindra launches XUV500 facelift; priced at Rs 11.21 Lakh

  Mahindra & Mahindra, launched the facelifted version of its popular SUV – the XUV500 – at a starting price of…

Infosys withdraws from Technocity project

Infosys withdraws from Technocity project

In a huge blow to the proposed Technocity project, IT major Infosys has decided to withdraw from it, citing ‘non-cooperation’ in…

France likely to fund Bangalore, Kochi Metro projects

France likely to fund Bangalore, Kochi Metro projects

Metro projects of Bangalore, Kochi and Nagpur are likely to receive funding from France, which has decided to increase the credit…

Maruti Suzuki Celerio diesel to return with 27.62 kmpl mileage

Maruti Suzuki Celerio diesel to return with 27.62 kmpl mileage

The Maruti Suzuki Celerio diesel will become India’s most fuel efficient car with ARAI-certified mileage of 27.62 kmpl, claims a report.…

4 Indians among Forbes list of 100 most powerful women

4 Indians among Forbes list of 100 most powerful women

SBI Chief Arundhati Bhattacharya, ICICI bank head Chanda Kochhar, Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and HT Media Chairperson Shobhana Bhartia are among…

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Automotive
Mahindra launches XUV500 facelift; priced at Rs 11.21 Lakh

Mahindra launches XUV500 facelift; priced at Rs 11.21 Lakh

  Mahindra & Mahindra, launched the facelifted version of its popular SUV – the XUV500 – at a starting price of Rs 11.21 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi). Except…

Entertainment
Dharmendra may undergo shoulder surgery: Hema Malini

Dharmendra may undergo shoulder surgery: Hema Malini

Veteran actress Hema Malini has said that her husband, actor Dharmendra, who was hospitalised following weakness and shoulder pain, may undergo a surgery. The 79-year-old actor was…

Lifestyle
Tips to overcome relationship insecurity

Tips to overcome relationship insecurity

Being in a relationship is an amazing experience. It gets better with every passing day. You spend your life with that one person who matters the most…

Women
Chana Dal Khichdi Recipe

Chana Dal Khichdi Recipe

Ingredients Chana Dal- 1 cup Rice- 1 cup Green Chilli- 4-5 nos (slit vertically) Red Chilli powder- ½ tbsp Turmeric powder- ¼ tbsp Asafoetida- ½ tbsp Oil-…

Local News
Aruvikkara by-poll to be held on Jun 27

Aruvikkara by-poll to be held on Jun 27

The Election Commission of India announced the date for the by-poll to the Aruvikkara Legislative Assembly Constituency, vacated by the death of former Speaker G Karthikeyan. The…

Science and Tech
NASA testing Mars lander for 2016 mission

NASA testing Mars lander for 2016 mission

NASA is testing a stationary car-sized Mars lander scheduled to launch in March 2016, that will be the first mission devoted to understanding the interior structure of…

Banking
Bank employees to get 15% wage hike

Bank employees to get 15% wage hike

Around one million employees of 43 banks, including state-owned ones, will get a 15 per cent hike in salaries as the IBA signed a wage agreement with…

Jewellery
Purple Stone Studded Necklace Set

Purple Stone Studded Necklace Set

Description Make the moments stand by along with this purple stone studded necklace set designed with beads. Slight variation in color is possible.It can be wear in…