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Facebook now worth more than Wal-Mart on stock market

NYC: Facebook is now bigger than Wal-Mart, at least when it comes to its value on the stock market. The world’s biggest online social network knocked the world’s largest retailer out of the top 10 list of the highest-valued companies in the Standard & Poor’s 500 index on Monday and the gap widened on Tuesday. […]

Sack HRD minister Smriti Irani, demand Congress, AAP

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New Delhi(PTI):HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Wednesday faced a big embarrassment with a Delhi court taking cognisance of a complaint against her for allegedly misrepresenting educational qualifications in her election affidavits, prompting Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) to demand her sacking. Image courtesy: idiva.com “It is apparent that the HRD Minister is lying […]

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India v/s Bangladesh 3rd ODI: India win by 77 runs, Bangladesh clinch series 2-1

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Welcome to the LIVE update of the 3rd ODI between India and Bangladesh at Dhaka, Bangladesh. With the Bangla tigers already stunning India by clinching the series, this remains as a consolation match for India. They will look to avoid humiliation by a whitewash in Bangladesh, whereas the hosts will look for their 3rd consecutive […]

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BBC report claims India funding Pak party MQM; allegation promptly rejected

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New Delhi(PTI): Officials of Pakistan’s Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) have told UK authorities that the party has received Indian government funds, claims rejected by India as “completely baseless”. Pakistani supporters of the Muttahida Quami Movement party gather at a election rally in Karachi on April 20, 2013. AFP   According to a BBC special report, […]

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Why Kangana Ranaut slapped a legal notice to block release of ‘I Love NY’

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Mumbai:Actress Kangana Ranaut has served a legal notice on T-Series to block the release of its upcoming film ‘I Love NY’ featuring her. Directed by Radhika Rao and Vinay Sapru, ‘I Love New Year’, a romantic-comedy with Sunny Deol and Kangana in the lead roles, was initially planned to be released in February 2013. However, […]

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ED widens probe against Lalit Modi’s firm; writes to RBI, IT dept

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New Delhi(PTI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has widened its probe into a foreign exchange violation case against former IPL boss Lalit Modi and others which involves alleged illegal routing of Rs 21 crore funds from a Mauritius-based company. The agency, as part of its FEMA probe, has written to agencies like the Income Tax department, […]

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Modi Govt extends import ban on milk items from China to June 2016

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New Delhi(PTI): The government has extended the ban on imports of milk and its products from China for one more year till June 2016. “Prohibition on import of milk and milk products (including chocolates and chocolate products and candies/ confectionery/ food preparations with milk or milk solids as an ingredient) from China is extended for […]

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Modi Government to set up memorial for Jai Prakash Narayan in poll-bound Bihar

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New Delhi(PTI): On the eve of 40th anniversary of imposition of the Emergency, government on Wednesday decided to set up a national memorial for socialist icon Jai Prakash Narayan in his birthplace in Bihar where assembly polls are likely this September-October. Announcing a number of decisions of the government to honour JP, who had spearheaded […]

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Lalit Modi row: Opposition mounts pressure following fresh revelations; BJP continues to back Raje

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New Delhi(PTI): Sharpening attack on BJP for not taking action against Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje facing allegations of “helping former IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi”, Congress today said the former was finding it difficult to garner courage in initiative action against the CM. Raje, who is yet to make a public statement on the controversy, […]

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Homegrown Radicals More Deadly Than Jihadis in U.S.

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WASHINGTON ,SCOTT SHANE(NYTIMES): In the 14 years since Al Qaeda carried out attacks on New York and the Pentagon, extremists have regularly executed smaller lethal assaults in the United States, explaining their motives in online manifestoes or social media rants. But the breakdown of extremist ideologies behind those attacks may come as a surprise. Since Sept. 11, 2001, nearly […]

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