Power blackout: Can Centre take on errant states?

  New Delhi: The terrible Tuesday that left over 600 million people powerless has led to a new round of squabbling between states over fixing responsibility for the mess. At the centre of the problem is the apparent disregard by some states to rules governing the operation of power grids. Uttar Pradesh overdrew 751 million […]

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North India power failure: 60% restored, normalcy soon.

  New Delhi: Power supply is being restored in a phase-by-phase manner across various North Indian states that had plunged into darkness after the northern power grid tripped early on Monday. After taking stock of the situation, Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said work is being carried out at a war footing to resolve the […]

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Apollo 11 takes off.

    First landing on moon: Apollo 11 (AS-506) – with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., aboard – was launched from Pad A, Launch Complex 39, KSC, at 9:32 a.m. EDT July 16, 1969.The Apollo 11 astronauts who became the first men to walk on the Moon, had split […]

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Movie Review: Double Dhamaal

Directed by: Indra Kumar Cast: Sanjay Dutt, Arshad Warsi, Riteish Deshmukh, Jaaved Jafri, Ashish Chowdhury,¬†Mallika Sherawat, Kangana Ranaut, Satish Kaushik   Double Dhamaal (DD) opens with four goofy, broke, overconfident, foolish and unemployed crooks desperate to make it large. You know exactly what to expect three minutes into the film when Adi (Arshad Warsi), Manav […]

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Ramdev alleges rape attempts during police crackdown

IANS | New Delhi In startling revelations days after the June 4 crackdown on his camp at the Ramlila ground, yoga guru Baba Ramdev alleged Sunday there were attempts to rape the women during the midnight raid and that he would have been killed had he not run away. “There was attempt to rape the […]

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