Google’s $ 18.7 mn buy: .google, .fly, .eat

New Delhi: Internet giant Google has paid USD 18.7 million to buy domains – .google, .youtube, .goog and .plus, media reports claimed on Thursday. Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) had in January this year invited applications from companies, organisations and individuals who can come up with USD 185,000 (over Rs 1 crore) […]

Snapping of Congress-TMC ties inevitable?

New Delhi: The gloves are clearly off between the Congress party and the Trinamool Congress. The hardening of positions by Congress leaders and Mamata Banerjee on Thursday on the contentious issue of Presidential election may lead to a break in the relationship between the two allies. Feisty as ever, Mamata while talking to reporters today […]

Prez poll: Mamata, Mulayam propose 3 new names

New Delhi: The run up to the race for Raisina Hill got complicated on Wednesday with Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav snubbed the Congress by rejecting the two choices of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi for Presidentship. In a day of fast-paced developments, Mamata-Mulayam block sprang a surprise by proposing […]

Rare voyage of Venus offers visual treat to sky gazers

New Delhi: The rare and much-awaited Transit of Venus unfolded in the morning sky all across the country on Wednesday, enthralling astro enthusiasts in the once-in-a-lifetime event that will not be seen for another 105 years. The celestial spectacle offered a visual treat to many sky gazers, who trained their telescopes to watch the phenomenon. […]

AI to hire 100 New Pilots

New Delhi: Air India is going to induct about 100 new pilots in the next few months, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said today while virtually shutting the doors for striking pilots, asking those sacked to apply afresh. Indicating that the 101 sacked pilots could be replaced by new ones, Singh said 90 pilots were […]

Aamir Khan refuses to apologise to doctors

Mumbai: Aamir Khan, who seldom believes in giving clarifications for his actions, has spoken about his stand against the Indian medical fraternity’s demand seeking an apology from the actor for allegedly defaming them and their profession. Talking to a popular news channel, Aamir firmly said, “I will not apologise to the doctors, I have not […]