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Police arrest ‘dead’ RTI activist

Police arrest ‘dead’ RTI activist

Noida, Aug 27 (IANS) The Noida police have arrested an RTI activist who was presumed dead in a car-blaze here May 2, police here said Wednesday. The “dead” RTI…

Delhi HC orders restoration of Lalit Modi’s passport

Delhi HC orders restoration of Lalit Modi’s passport

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Paving the way for the return of suspended Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi to India, the Delhi High Court Wednesday ordered the…

Mudgal committee meets police investigators in Chennai

Mudgal committee meets police investigators in Chennai

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Mukul Mudgal committee Wednesday met police investigators from Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai in the Tamil Nadu capital before submitting what could be an…

‘Police-public working group needed to address people’s grievances’

‘Police-public working group needed to address people’s grievances’

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A working group that includes legislators, local representatives and police officers should be constituted to better address the grievances of the people of Delhi,…

Shooter Shahdeo demands CBI probe into forced conversion

Shooter Shahdeo demands CBI probe into forced conversion

Ranchi, Aug 27 (IANS) National shooter Tara Shahdeo, allegedly tortured to convert to Islam by a Muslim who married her by posing as a Hindu, has demanded a CBI…

ADB president assures Modi bank’s support for India’s growth

ADB president assures Modi bank’s support for India’s growth

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Takehiko Nakao, president of the Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wednesday assured Prime Minister Narendra Modi his development finance institution’s support to help India…

Bengal working on crystallising deals with Singapore: Mitra

Bengal working on crystallising deals with Singapore: Mitra

Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Singapore visit to tap investment has spurred dialogues between industry captains and the south-east Asian nation, which the state…

Another hot day in Delhi, no relief expected Thursday

Another hot day in Delhi, no relief expected Thursday

New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The national capital saw yet another hot and sunny day Wednesday, as the maximum temperature settled five notches above average at 38.2 degrees Celsius.…

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Samba districts

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Jammu and Samba districts

Jammu,Aug 25, (IANS) The Pakistan Rangers used mortars and other long range weapons to target Indian positions on the international border in Jammu and Samba districts during the night,…

Lahore Lions continue winning spree in WKL

Lahore Lions continue winning spree in WKL

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Lahore Lions continued their winning spree, registering their third consecutive win by defeating Punjab Thunder 64-44 in the 12th match of the Wave…

Ex-CAG’s comments draw sharp reactions

Ex-CAG’s comments draw sharp reactions

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai’s remark that he was “pressurised” by the erstwhile UPA government to drop certain names from his…

Innovation top concern of India’s food processing: CII

Innovation top concern of India’s food processing: CII

New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Product development and innovation are the top concerns for the Indian food processing sector, the Confederation of Indian Industry said in a report Sunday.…

‘Skilling’ 500 million will increase employability: President

‘Skilling’ 500 million will increase employability: President

Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said it is “absolutely necessary” to impart skill training to 500 million India youths by 2020 in order to increase the…

Another governor goes: Maharashtra’s Sankaranarayanan quits post-transfer

Another governor goes: Maharashtra’s Sankaranarayanan quits post-transfer

Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) In another instance of a UPA-appointed governor quitting, Maharashtra’s K. Sankaranarayanan resigned Sunday after he was abruptly transferred to Mizoram in the middle of the…

Blogs

Indus Age in an Exclusive Conversation with the ‘He-Man’ of Bollywood

Indus Age in an Exclusive Conversation with the ‘He-Man’ of Bollywood

Complied by Nikita Sharma and Isha Sahni Recently, Mr. Rajesh Sharma from the Indus Age…

Property Market growth cycle creates investment opportunities

Property Market growth cycle creates investment opportunities

By Lara Anderson For the past few years, stories about the property market and the current…

Nigeria: Indian doctors shirk professional responsibilities because of Ebola

Nigeria: Indian doctors shirk professional responsibilities because of Ebola

Accra, Aug 13 The Indian high commission in Abuja, Nigeria, has confirmed that five Indian…

British politics in turmoil over Gaza

British politics in turmoil over Gaza

British Prime Minister David Cameron is heading for a rout in the general elections scheduled…

10 Found Guilty in the Kumbakonam School Fire

10 Found Guilty in the Kumbakonam School Fire

Isha Sahni Thanjavur A local court convicted 10 persons nearly a decade after 90 children…

India Student Commences University Program in Australia

India Student Commences University Program in Australia

Isha Sahni Recently, Australian Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb welcomed Uttam Kumar an Indian…

Indian-American doctors seek younger generation’s involvement

Indian-American doctors seek younger generation’s involvement

Washington, July 13 One of the largest ethnic professional organisations representing some 100,000 Indian American physicians…

High hopes from Modi government’s first budget Thursday

High hopes from Modi government’s first budget Thursday

New Delhi, July 7 Amid high expectations from the common man and corporate India, the…

Acclaimed magician Samala Venu in conversation Indus Age

Acclaimed magician Samala Venu in conversation Indus Age

The wizard is in his element. Only he doesn’t have a magic wand in his…

Australian government strives hard to reduce voilence against women!

Australian government strives hard to reduce voilence against women!

Violence against the women and children is an evil of the society that everyone is…

Tender years blighted in Gujarat’s cotton fields

Tender years blighted in Gujarat’s cotton fields

By Prantick Majumder, Jhadol (Rajasthan) Craving a mobile phone but unable to afford it, a boy,…

Chill Shanie, we’re here for you

Chill Shanie, we’re here for you

Isha Sahni Poor Shane Warne! The Australian cricketer has suffered his share of angst. There…

Women and Violence

Women and Violence

Violence against the women and children is an evil of the society that everyone is…

Preity- Ness: Celebs take a step back

Preity- Ness: Celebs take a step back

Recently, actress Preity Zinta raised allegations of molestation against her former beau and business partner…

Preity- Ness: Celebs take a step back

Preity- Ness: Celebs take a step back

Recently, actress Preity Zinta raised allegations of molestation against her former beau and business partner…

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Entertainment

Sofia Vergara hits back at ‘sexist’ criticism

Sofia Vergara hits back at ‘sexist’ criticism

Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Sofia Vergara has hit back at criticism following her “sexist” skit at the Emmy Awards, saying she was merely poking fun at herself.…

I party a lot, but I work hard too: Rita Ora

I party a lot, but I work hard too: Rita Ora

Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Rita Ora denies reports claiming that she is too obsessed with her love life and ignores her work saying just like any “normal” girl…

Kevin Spacey walking on cane after injury

Kevin Spacey walking on cane after injury

Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actor Kevin Spacey, who injured himself while playing tennis, walks with the help of a cane. The Hollywood actor sparked fears for his health…

Hemsworth likely to join ‘National Lampoon’ reboot

Hemsworth likely to join ‘National Lampoon’ reboot

Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actor Chris Hemsworth is in negotiations to join “The Hangover” star Ed Helms for a reboot of the 1980s classic “National Lampoon”. If he…

Three killed in UN helicopter crash in South Sudan

Three killed in UN helicopter crash in South Sudan

Khartoum, Aug 27 (IANS) Three people were killed and another injured when a helicopter belonging to the UN Mission in South Sudan crashed Tuesday. The mission said that three…

Kanye West accused of plagiarising Aphex Twin’s song

Kanye West accused of plagiarising Aphex Twin’s song

Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West has been accused of “ripping off” a song by Aphex Twin for a sample featured on his 2010 track “Blame Game”.…

Jeremy Scott teams up with Miley Cyrus

Jeremy Scott teams up with Miley Cyrus

Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) American fashion designer Jeremy Scott has teamed up with pop star Miley Cyrus for his New York Fashion Week show later this year. The…

JLo’s ‘sugary’ encounter with ex-beau at MTV VMAs

JLo’s ‘sugary’ encounter with ex-beau at MTV VMAs

Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez and Casper Smart briefly reunited at the MTV VMAs when the dancer offered Skittles, a brand of fruit-flavoured sweets, to his…

Taylor Swift prefers female pals, says they’re reliable

Taylor Swift prefers female pals, says they’re reliable

Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift, who is seen with girlfriends nowadays, says finding a boyfriend “isn’t really possible” at the moment. Swift has surrounded herself by…

Clooney’s ex ‘happy’ for him, Alamuddin

Clooney’s ex ‘happy’ for him, Alamuddin

Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Actor George Clooney’s ex-girlfriend Elisabetta Canalis is pleased he has found happiness with Amal Alamuddin. The 35-year-old dated the Hollywood star for 18 months…

Brittany Murphy biopic trailer dramatic, emotional

Brittany Murphy biopic trailer dramatic, emotional

Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) The trailer for Brittany Murphy’s biopic is out and the content is said to be emotional and dramatic. Lifetime released the trailer for the…

Lifestyle

Argentina issues chikungunya virus alert

Argentina issues chikungunya virus alert

Buenos Aires, Aug 6 (IANS) Argentina has issued a virus alert on the emergence of chikungunya fever. The health ministry for Buenos…

Gaga shaves back of head

Gaga shaves back of head

New York, June 14 (IANS) Here’s a new fashion statement from Lady Gaga – a half shaved off head. The “Poker face”…

Japan encourages casual dress in workplace to save energy

Japan encourages casual dress in workplace to save energy

Tokyo, June 2 (IANS) The Japanese government Monday started a campaign to encourage people to dress casually in workplace in a move…

Sports

Shuttlers Dewalkar-Chopra enter second round at Worlds

Shuttlers Dewalkar-Chopra enter second round at Worlds

Copenhagen, Aug 26 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Akshay Dewalkar and Pranaav Jerry Chopra came out on top in a topsy-turvy opening match to proceed to the men’s doubles second…

Diaspora

Democratising journalism: Giving remote tribal areas a voice

Democratising journalism: Giving remote tribal areas a voice

The story is a bit topsy-turvy these days as far as journalism education goes, especially in the tribal areas in Central India. Instead of rural students coming…

Technology

Russia’s secret service to keep tabs on social media

Russia’s secret service to keep tabs on social media

Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS) The Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia will keep tabs on social media users under a new law that allows the secret service agency…

Health

Argentina issues chikungunya virus alert

Argentina issues chikungunya virus alert

Buenos Aires, Aug 6 (IANS) Argentina has issued a virus alert on the emergence of chikungunya fever. The health ministry for Buenos Aires province, the country’s most populous…

International Business

India’s spices exports rise by 32 percent

India’s spices exports rise by 32 percent

India’s spices exports jumped by 32 percent to $1.39 billion in the April-November period of the current financial year, according to data released by the Spices Board…

Living

‘Lakshaya…’ not made for entertainment: Niret Alva

‘Lakshaya…’ not made for entertainment: Niret Alva

 ”Lakshaya: EK Living Planet” is not meant to entertain, but to educate and to create awareness about environmental issues, says its host Niret Alva. “Lakshaya: EK Living…

Interview

English as she is spoke

English as she is spoke

What’s “puncher” got to do with “shock observer”? Well, one explanation is that since the car’s shock absorber was defective, the tyre punctured when the vehicle went…

Blogs

Indus Age in an Exclusive Conversation with the ‘He-Man’ of Bollywood

Indus Age in an Exclusive Conversation with the ‘He-Man’ of Bollywood

Complied by Nikita Sharma and Isha Sahni Recently, Mr. Rajesh Sharma from the Indus Age team had an exclusive interview with the ‘Veeru’ of Indian film industry,…