New Delhi: Indian smartphone maker Micromax on Tuesday launched two new devices 'Bolt Selfie' and 'Canvas Selfie 4' for the first...


Beijing: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Tuesday launched Mi Max -- with the largest screen in its line-up to date -- and MIUI 8, the next gen...


New Delhi: In a bid to take the gaming experience to a new level in India, Taiwanese smartphone and notebook maker ASUS on Wednesday launched six Next...


New Delhi, Taking the smartphone world by surprise, leading South Korean smartphone maker Samsung on Tuesday launched its flagship smartph...



People using binoculars to spot 'achche din': Uttarakhand CM

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat on Friday took a dig at the BJP's 'achche din' slogan and said the people were buying binoculars to try and see the promised good days. Rawat also accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not fulfilling tall promises made to the people when he came to power at the Centre in May 2014. The National Democratic Alliance government ...

Two held for Delhi restaurant owner's murder

New Delhi: A CBI employee's son has been arrested along with his friend in connection with a south Delhi restaurant owner's murder following a tiff over a bill amount, police said on Friday. Accused Manish Kumar, 25, the son of a Central Bureau of Investigation staffer, and his frien...

Modi, Rahul congratulate Mamata

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday congratulated TMC leader Mamata Banerjee after she was sworn-in as West Bengal's chief minister for a second term. "Congratulations to Mamataji and her team on taking oath. Looking forward to ...

Saudi man shoots male doctor who assisted in wife's labour

Riyadh: A Saudi husband has been arrested for shooting a male doctor who assisted during his wife’s childbirth. The shooter believed the doctor had no right to be present during labour and that only a female gynaecologist should have assisted the delivery. The woman gave birth at the K...

400 flights cancelled as Korean Air jet aborts takeoff in Japan

Tokyo: A Korean Air passenger plane terminated takeoff from Tokyo's Haneda airport on Friday after its left engine caught fire, affecting the travel of some 70,000 people with over 400 flights cancelled as a result of the accident. The Bo...

Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima

President Barack Obama on Friday arrived in Hiroshima, the first visit by a sitting US president to the site of the world's first atomic bombing. "Seventy-one years ago on a bright cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world ...

Giant planet around young star challenges astronomers

New York: The discovery of a giant planet orbiting a very young star some 450 million light years from the Earth has forced astronomers to rethink their long-held view that larger planets take longer to form. "CI Tau b" is at least ...

Obama makes historic trip to Hiroshima

Tokyo: President Barack Obama on Friday arrived in Hiroshima, the first visit by a sitting US president to the site of the world's first atomic bombing. "Seventy-one years ago on a bright cloudless morning, death fell from the sky an...

OPEC daily basket price closes higher

Vienna: The price of OPEC's basket of 13 crudes rose to $45.43 a barrel on Thursday, compared to $44.97 on Wednesday, according to the OPEC Secretariat. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes is made up of the following: Murban (UAE), Sahara...

Do not drag RBI governor into unnecessary controversies: India Inc

New Delhi: The RBI governor should not be dragged into unnecessary controversies, a top industry organisation said here on Friday, stressing that the central bank has played a pivotal role in bringing about macroeconomic stability for India. ...

Sunil Mittal receives Harvard's alumni achievement award

New Delhi: Bharti Enterprises chairman Sunil Mittal has received this year's Harvard Business School alumni achievement award, a statement from his office said on Friday. "Harvard Business School's renowned management program hel...

Konica Minolta to showcase new printing products at 'Drupa 2016'

New Delhi: Japanese technology company Konica Minolta on Friday announced that it will showcase its latest products and solutions to bring innovations in printing at the global trade fair "Drupa 2016" in Germany. The company will la...

Murray, Raonic through in French Open

Paris: After battling through his first two rounds in five sets, Scot Andy Murray enjoyed a much more straightforward victory in the third round at the French Open tennis here on Friday, defeating Ivo Karlovic 6-1, 6-4, 7-6(3). He was two poi...

Real Madrid fly to Milan for Champions League final

Madrid: The entire Real Madrid football squad, including injured Raphael Varane, flew on Friday to Milan to play the Champions League final against Atletico Madrid on Saturday at the San Siro Stadium. Actor Richard Gere shared the trip with t...

Paes, Bopanna advance in French Open men's doubles

Paris: India's top men's doubles stars Leander Paes and Rohan Bopanna won their respective second-round matches in the French Open here on Friday. Sixth seeds Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea won their second-round men's ...

Halep, Muguruza win in French Open

Paris: Sixth-seeded Romanian Simona Halep advanced on Friday to the fourth round of the French Open tennis tournament with a come-from-behind 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 victory over Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka in one hour and 44 minutes. The 2014 finali...