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  • JK Rowling Twitter abuse may have been work of British spies, politician says

    29 June, 2014 11:36 AM 21

    The online abuse aimed at the Harry Potter author JK Rowling after she donated £1 million to the Better Together campaign may have actually been the work of British spies, a senior Scottish politician has claimed. The backlash against Rowling saw Twitter users call her a "w***e", "b****", "traitor" and "c***", with the comments largely attributed to apparent

  • Deeksha Sethi: I Don't Feel Overshadowed by Armaan Jain

    29 June, 2014 11:35 AM 37

    Actress Deeksha Seth is soon going to make her Bollywood debut with Lekar Hum Deewana Dil and says that despite her co-star being Armaan Jain - the grandson of late actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor - she feels secure. Deeksha made her acting debut in the Telugu drama film Vedam in 2010 and went on to feature in quite a few Tamil and Telugu movies like Rajapattai

  • MSEs Not 'high risk'; Bad Loans Percentage Declining: NSIC

    29 June, 2014 11:30 AM 11

    National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) has sought to dispel lenders' perception that MSEs are a "high risk" area, quoting RBI statistics to prove that the percentage of NPAs of micro & small enterprises has actually been on a decline. A set of data compiled by NSIC chairman H P Kumar related to credit demand and non-performing assets (NPAs) for the country's

  • Kareena Kapoor: Will do an Off-Beat Film if it's Exciting

    29 June, 2014 11:28 AM 19

    Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says that though she loves doing commercial films, she would not mind being part of off-beat movies if an exciting offer comes her way. "Commercial films have their own charm. I love doing commercial masala films. In my career commercial films like Golmaal Returns, Bodyguard, RaOne and others did well at the box office," Kareena

  • Millions in UK Can Work Flexible Hours Under New Rules

    29 June, 2014 11:22 AM 14

    London: Millions of employees in the UK will enjoy flexible hours of work, including working from home, from tomorrow under new rules that could boost the economy with a happier workforce. Jo Swinson, the employment relations minister, said the changes would boost the UK economy because productivity would rise with happier employees. Under the new rules

  • Solar Power Likely to Get Top Billing in Rail Budget

    29 June, 2014 11:16 AM 12

    With a view to reducing its dependence on conventional sources of energy, Railways is looking to harness solar power in a big way and is likely to include a plan for the same in its upcoming budget. A blueprint to set up solar grids of photo-voltaic cells for substantive solar power generation is likely to be unveiled by Railway Minister Sadananda Gowda

  • FIFA World Cup: James Rodriguez and Neymar Take Spotlight

    29 June, 2014 11:11 AM 38

    Colombian striker James Rodriguez has scored five goals in three games, Brazil striker Neymar has netted four times in three fixtures in the FIFA World Cup so far. James Rodriguez and Neymar showed the bright and sporting side of individual South American football talent in Saturday's last 16 matches at the World Cup in stark contrast to the furore sparked

  • Rest of World Revenue to Grow Over 22% This Fiscal: Tech Mahindra

    29 June, 2014 11:06 AM 16

    IT firm Tech Mahindra expects its revenues from the Rest of the World (RoW) region to grow over 22 per cent this fiscal on the back of strong demand for outsourcing services across countries like Malaysia, China, Indonesia and Japan. The country's fifth largest software services firm saw 24 per cent of its total revenues of Rs 5,058.1 crore coming from the RoW region

  • Foreign Investors Pour In Rs 32,000 Crore in June

    29 June, 2014 10:58 AM 10

    Continuing to bet big on reforms agenda of the new government, overseas investors have pumped in nearly Rs 32,000 crore in Indian equities and debt this month. Foreign investors have infused Rs 13,764 crore ($2.3 billion) into equities, and Rs 18,188 crore ($3.1 billion) in debt markets, taking the total to Rs 31,952 crore ($5.4 billion), shows the latest

  • पत्नी के जींस-कुर्ता पहनने पर आपत्ति तलाक का आधार

    29 June, 2014 10:52 AM 13

    मुंबई की एक परिवार अदालत ने कहा कि पत्नी के कुर्ता और जींस पहनने पर आपत्ति करना और उसे साड़ी पहनने पर मजबूर करना पति की क्रूरता किया जाना है. यह तलाक मांगने का आधार हो सकता है. पत्नी का कहना था कि दिसम्बर 2010 में शादी के बाद पति ने उसके लिए एक भी कपड़ा नहीं खरीदा और इसलिए उसने कुर्ता और जींस अपनी कमाई से खरीदी थी. हालांकि, उसके पति ने उन्हें पहनने की अनुमति