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  • tradition embraces modernity this durga puja

    Tradition embraces modernity this Durga Puja

    India | October 13, 2012 8:34 IST

    Kolkata, Oct 12: Goddess Durga is all set to transcend on earth to wipe out evil and this time the deity will sport the traditional 'taana chokh' (wide godly eyes), signifying a return to the

  • iaf to modernise raise four more su 30mki squadrons

    IAF to modernise, raise four more Su-30MKI squadrons

    India | October 05, 2012 21:55 IST

    New Delhi, Oct 5: Unveiling ambitious expansion plans, the Indian Air Force (IAF) said Friday it will complete 75 percent of its modernisation in another decade and raise four more squadrons of Sukhoi Su-30 MKI

  • lpg cylinder cap to boost sales of modern appliances

    LPG cylinder cap to boost sales of modern appliances

    October 03, 2012 10:12 IST

    Kolkata, Oct 3: The union government's decision to cap the number of subsidised cooking gas cylinders per household is likely to push a switchover in kitchens to alternate appliances like induction cookers and microwave ovens,

  • homeland and modern family win big at emmys

    'Homeland' and 'Modern Family' win big at Emmys

    Hollywood | September 24, 2012 15:07 IST

    Los Angeles, Sep 24:  The terrorism thriller "Homeland" and "Modern Family" were the top winners at Sunday's Emmy Awards in a ceremony that veered between daring and predictability in honors and Jimmy Kimmel's turn as

  • mellberg going into 6th and last major tournament

    Mellberg going into 6th and last major tournament

    Football | June 09, 2012 19:42 IST

    Ukraine, Jun 9: Olof Mellberg has been the ever-present central pillar of the Swedish defense for more than a decade, the ultimate work horse who doesn't grab a lot of headlines but whose tournament experience

  • tendulkar lara standout players of modern era says shastri

    Tendulkar, Lara standout players of modern era, says Shastri

    Cricket | May 26, 2012 17:39 IST

    New Delhi, May 26: Former India captain Ravi Shastri has said while Vivian Richards was best batsman of his era, Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara have been the two most extraordinary players in the modern

  • darker modern family will visit disneyland

    Darker 'Modern Family' Will Visit Disneyland

    Hollywood | March 15, 2012 21:44 IST

    Los Angeles, Mar 15: While most actors are hustling their latest roles on stage or screen, Jesse Tyler Ferguson was pushing . . .Girl Scout cookies. Huh?“I'm a Girl Scout!” joked Ferguson, the openly gay

  • 19 000 km railway tracks to be modernized

    19,000 Km Railway Tracks To Be Modernized

    India | March 14, 2012 14:51 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 14: During the next five years Railways plan to modernize nearly 19000 km track through renewal, upgradation of track, replacement and strengthening of 11,250 bridges to run heavier freight trains of 25

  • mission mode approach for modernization says trivedi

    Mission Mode Approach For Modernization, Says Trivedi

    India | March 14, 2012 14:35 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 14: The Ministry of Railways has decided to create Missions headed by Mission Directors in each of the identified area for a three year term as per the recommendations of the Expert

  • stress on railway safety modernization in rail budget

    Stress On Railway Safety, Modernization In Rail Budget

    India | March 14, 2012 14:40 IST

    New Delhi, Mar 14: The Railway Budget presented by Railway Minsiter Shri Dinesh Trivedi in Parliament today seeks to raise investment in modernization and upgradation of rail infrastructure. It gives very high priority to rail

  • james t. ellis singer for the trammps dies at 74

    James T. Ellis, Singer For The Trammps, Dies At 74

    Hollywood | March 09, 2012 12:41 IST

    South Carolina, Mar 9: James T. Ellis, who belted out the refrain “Burn, baby burn!” in a 1970s-era disco hit that's still replayed in modern sports arenas, has died. He was 74.David Turner of Bass-Cauthen

  • entire nation of kiribati to be relocated due to rising sea

    Entire Nation Of Kiribati to Be Relocated Due To Rising Sea Level

    World | March 10, 2012 11:02 IST

    London, March 8: In what could be the world's first climate-induced migration of modern times, Anote Tong, the Kiribati president, said he was in talks with Fiji's military government to buy up to 5,000 acres

  • madonna talks musicality of w.e.

    Madonna Talks Musicality Of 'W.E.'

    Hollywood | January 31, 2012 16:41 IST

    London, Jan 31: Madonna's “W.E.,” blends the story of a modern woman (Abbie Cornish) in an unhappy marriage with the 1930s scandal over the abdication of King Edward so he could marry divorcee Wallis Simpson

  • rustic kabaddi hit by modern day menace of doping

    Rustic Kabaddi Hit By Modern-Day Menace Of Doping

    Other Sports | November 18, 2011 11:33 IST

    New Delhi, Nov 18: The ancient sport of Kabaddi most popular in India's rural north is ironically making headlines for a modern-day menace—doping.A World Cup being sponsored by the Indian state of Punjab has been

  • french first lady gives birth to girl

    French First Lady Gives Birth To Girl

    World | October 20, 2011 10:46 IST

    Paris, Oct 20 : French President Nicolas Sarkozy's supermodel wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has given birth to a daughter.“For the moment we don't know the little girl's name,” a source in the first lady's inner circle

  • modern family mad men win big at emmy awards

    'Modern Family,' 'Mad Men' Win Big At Emmy Awards

    Hollywood | September 19, 2011 9:23 IST

    Los Angeles : The Emmys keep buying what "Mad Men" is selling. The 1960s Madison Avenue saga won its fourth consecutive best drama series award Sunday, while big-hearted romp "Modern Family" claimed its second best

  • fdi can scale modern retail to rs 3.5 trillion by 15 crisil

    FDI Can Scale Modern Retail To Rs 3.5 Trillion By '15 : Crisil

    September 12, 2011 23:08 IST

    Mumbai, Sep 12: The penetration of the domestic organised retail sector will increase from the current 6.5 percent to nine by 2015, if the proposed move to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail sector

  • fmcg groceries to be sold online

    FMCG, Groceries To Be Sold Online

    June 19, 2011 17:37 IST

    New Delhi, June 19: Online shopping in India is taking a new shape beyond the usual apparel or electronics items, as FMCG firms and modern retailers attempt to reach out to consumers to sell essential

  • sehwag is most destructive in modern cricket richards

    Sehwag Is Most Destructive In Modern Cricket: Richards

    Cricket | December 09, 2010 21:10 IST

    New Delhi, Dec 9: He was regarded as the world's most destructive batsman in his heydays but legendary West Indian Sir Vivian Richards feels Virender Sehwag holds that reputation in modern cricket and India's chances

  • brian lara says sachin is bradman of modern era

    Brian Lara Says, Sachin Is Bradman Of Modern Era

    Cricket | November 30, 2010 13:46 IST

    Dubi, Nov 30 : West Indies cricketer Brian Lara has described the Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar as the 'Don Bradman' of modern era but refused to the compare the two icons. Lara, himself a legendary