Sydney crisis: Lindt cafe manager, lawyer killed in hostage drama

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
Sydney crisis

Sydney: Two hostages who have been killed in the 17-hour-long hostage drama at a cafeteria in Sydney were identified as the manager of the Lindt Chocolate cafe and a lawyer. The 38-year-old lawyer, Katrina Dawson, was a mother of three young children who became the victim of the siege. She was a barrister at Selbourne […]

Modi-Putin meet: India, Russia sign pacts on defence, energy and trade

Friday, December 12th, 2014
Modi-Putin meet

New Delhi : Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to boost cooperation between the two strategic partners in sectors like defence, energy and trade. Putin is likely to push for enhancing supply of military hardware to India as well as expansion of bilateral economic engagement in a range […]

India’s Kailash Satyarthi, Pak’s Malala Yousafzai receive Nobel Peace Prize 2014

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Nobel Peace Prize 2014

New Delhi : India’s Kailash Satyarthi received the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014, sharing it with Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, for their work on promoting child rights in the troubled sub-continent, where millions are deprived of their childhood and education. “Satyarthi and Yousafzai are precisely the people whom Alfred Nobel in […]

Actress Veena Malik sentenced to 26-year in prison with fine

Thursday, November 27th, 2014
Veena Malik.

Mumbai : Pakistani actress Veena Malik who made her mark in bollywood, has enjoyed the stardom and then selected to live a happily married life with her husband Asad Bashir Khatak and her new born baby. It seems that Veena Malik was quite happy in her life but suddenly controversy never seem to leave her […]

Kiss of Love: CM says no objection

Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Kiss lovers

Bengaluru : Organisers of the ‘Kiss of Love’ met po­l­ice officials on Wednesday to seek permission for the upcoming event, even as Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said his government had no objection to the campaign provided no law was violated. Sandeep Patil, DCP (Central), confirmed that the organisers had sought police permission. “But we want some […]

Controversy Over Emcee of PM Modi’s Sydney Reception

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Rashi Kapoor

Melbourne: An emcee of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s high-profile community reception in Sydney found herself in a controversy after a pageant organiser alleged that she had falsely represented herself as a winner of Miss India Australia title. The National Director of the Miss India Australia Corporation, Reena Koak, said Rashi Kapoor has never been a […]

Ready for talks with protesting govt doctors : CM

Monday, October 27th, 2014
CM Siddaramaiah

Bangalore : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has said that the State government is ready for talks with government doctors who are set to resign en masse in protest against lack of wage revision among other long-pending issues and a recent “misinformation campaign” against them. He said that while Health Minister U.T. Khader has already had talks […]

Diwali: Festival of Lights

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Mangalore : “Deepawali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row of lights) that’s marked by four days of celebration, which literally illumines the country with its brilliance, and dazzles all with its joy. […]

Haryana : BJP scripts history with absolute majority, all eyes now on CM

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

New Delhi: In a historic shift in power in Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party won Assembly elections with absolute majority for the first time. The BJP, which only had four MLAs in Haryana till the morning of October 19, easily crossed the halfway mark of 45 in the 90-member Assembly winning 47 seats. The incumbent […]

Thousands of devotees witness Cauvery Theerthodbhava

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Talacauvery (Kodagu): Thousands of devotees from Karnataka and neighbouring States thronged Talacauvery in the district, the birth place of River Cauvery on Friday to witness the annual Theerthodbhava. On witnessing the holy water springing from the Brahma Kundike at 6.04 pm in the auspicious Meena Lagna, Thula Sankramana Muhurtham, the devotees went ecstatic shouting ‘Jai […]

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