Anna Hazare announces new action plan:Not to form party

Team Anna’s dissolution, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare on Thursday announced a new action plan, which includes appealing people to vote for the “right” candidates, instead of forming a political party. In a statement issued today, Hazare also appealed the youth to ensure a 90-plus percent voting in the elections. In the appeal, aimed mainly at […]

Mamata Banerjee among world’s 50 influential leaders in finance

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee figures in the list of 50 most influential people in the world of finance as rated by Bloomberg Markets magazine. “Her Trinamool Congress party, part of the ruling coalition, has stalled Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s economic reform agenda by opposing foreign retailers. Banerjee, 57, won a landslide in […]

Gold hits new record high; zooms past Rs 32,000 per 10 gms

New Delhi: Continuing its upward swing, gold on Thursday crossed the coveted Rs 32,000-mark for the first time in the national capital, driven by increased buying by stockists ahead of the marriage season amid a firming global trend. The yellow metal gained Rs 320 to Rs 32,300 per 10 grams. It has gained by Rs […]

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Freida Pinto are on the female fantasy list!

The two Asian actors who have a Hollywood presence are on the Forty Women That Women Find Beautiful line-up The men don’t get it. But there are some women who women find absolutely beautiful. And envy is replaced by awe in this case. Asian beauties Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Freida Pinto are among 40 such global lady […]

Manmohan Singh’s govt deeply corrupt: Washington Post

New Delhi: After the Time magazine dubbed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as an ‘underachiever’, influential US newspaper The Washington Post has tagged him as ‘a tragic figure’. In the story published with the headline ‘India’s silent prime minister becomes a tragic figure’, the newspaper has described 79-year-old Singh as someone who helped set India on […]

Geetika suicide: Ankita to reveal Kanda’s secrets?

New Delhi: One of Gopal Kanda’s closest aide Ankita Singh, who is believed to hold the keys to Gopal Kanda’s many secrets, has come back to Delhi from Singapore. She is, reportedly, willing to cooperate in the Geetika Sharma suicide case. Ankita Singh is a director of Mint casino in Goa which is a part […]

Ways to say no to friends

Be it during our carefree teenage days or the deep-in-work adult days, the only thing that is the cause for half of our problems is the inability to say no to others, especially friends and relatives. Be it for a party, or doing a favour for a friend who called in sick, we always tend […]

Miss World 2012: Vanya Mishra loses the crown to Miss China

Ordos (China): Miss People’s Republic of China was crowned Miss World 2012 in a glittering ceremony here. India’s contender for the much-coveted Miss World 2012 title, Vanya Mishra was amongst the top seven finalists at the global beauty pageant. Vanya won ‘Miss Social Media’ and ‘Beauty with a Purpose’ title and was being touted as […]