• Always want to be known as actress: Shilpa
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : Actress and entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty says that she always wants to remain an actress for her fans and not a business tycoon.

  • Devendro, Manoj advance with contrasting wins at boxing nationals
    Guwahati, Dec 9 : The Commonwealth Games medallist duo of Laishram Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar notched up contrasting wins in their new weight categories to advance on the second day of the senior men's national championship here on Friday.

  • India's factory output contracts in October
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : India's factory output contracted by (-)1.92 per cent in October from a marginal rise of 0.67 per cent in September and a 9.9 per cent jump in the corresponding month of last year, official data showed on Friday.

  • 'Ok Jaanu' to release on January 13, 2017
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : Actors Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor are set to return to the big screen with "Ok Jaanu", which will release on January 13 next year.

  • Competition Commission imposed Rs 12,918 cr penalty in 327 cases
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 12,918 crore in 327 cases in less than four years, Parliament was told on Friday.

  • Firm global cues, short covering buoy Indian equities (Roundup)
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : Firm global cues, coupled with short covering and higher crude oil prices, marginally lifted the Indian equities markets on Friday.

  • Rajinikanth requests fans not to celebrate his birthday
    Chennai, Dec 9 : Superstar Rajinikanth, who will turn 66 on December 12, has requested his fans not to celebrate his birthday.

  • Freecharge offers incentives for cashless transactions
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Freecharge, a digital payment platform, on Friday announced additional cashback offers for its users on electricity payments, food deliveries and mobile phone recharges.

  • Get wedding preparations done at your fingertips
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : From sorting out the invitations and the cool mehendi designers to photographers and the venue reservations, there is quite a lot to be managed when planning a wedding. And obviously, we wish to leave no stone unturned in making it the best time.

  • Wellness industry to grow at CAGR of 12% by FY20: Ficci
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Indian wellness industry is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12 per cent for the next five years to achieve a Rs 1,50,000 crore-turnover by 2019-20, a leading industry body said on Friday.

  • Order on Swamy's plea in National Herald case on December 26
    New Delhi Dec 9 : A local court on Friday set December 26 for issuing an order on the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, seeking summoning of documents of the Congress and Associated Journals Ltd in the National Herald case.

  • Modi, Manmohan, Advani greet Sonia on birthday
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and BJP leader L.K. Advani on Friday greeted Congress President Sonia Gandhi on her 70th birthday.

  • Explore New Zealand in 'Lord of the Rings' style
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : To celebrate 15 years of New Zealand being the real Middle-earth, Tourism New Zealand has come up with a unique way for tourists to explore the country by re-imagining it through the eyes of "The Lord of the Rings" characters.

  • Loss from House logjam greater than Bofors scandal: Ex-SC judge
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Former Supreme Court Judge N Santosh Hegde on Friday flayed the opposition for stalling Parliament over demonetisation, saying the loss due to the disruptions is greater than the money lost in the Bofors scandal.

  • CBI arrests former IAF chief S.P. Tyagi
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The CBI on Friday arrested former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S.P. Tyagi on charges of corruption in its ongoing probe into the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

  • Smallpox may have emerged in more recent times
    Toronto, Dec 9 : Smallpox, a pathogen that caused millions of deaths worldwide, may not be an ancient disease but a much more modern killer that went on to become the first human disease eradicated by vaccination, suggests genetic research.

  • India launching largest solar rooftop tender for 1,000 MW projects
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : In a major step towards fulfilling its solar power commitments, India on Friday launched a tender for its largest 1,000 megawatt-capacity solar rooftop project, an official said.

  • CBI files chargesheet against Marans
    Chennai, Dec 9 : The CBI on Friday filed a chargesheet against former central minister Dayanidhi Maran and his elder brother Kalanithi Maran, Chairman and Managing Director of Sun TV Network, for allegedly installing telephones illegally.

  • SAARC going through teething problem: Akbar
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Minister of State for External Affairs M.J. Akbar has said the South Asian University (SAU) is functioning better than SAARC -- its parent organisation.

  • Standing in line not new for Indians: Harsh Vardhan
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Friday said standing in lines is not new for Indians and now people were standing in queues to ensure a "corruption-free India".

  • CBI arrests former IAF chief S.P. Tyagi
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The CBI on Friday arrested former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S.P. Tyagi on charges of corruption.

  • 'Political corruption will fail any system, including demonetisation'
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Terming political corruption as the fountainhead of all corruption in the country, CIC Information Commissioner M.S. Acharyulu on Friday said demonetisation will not succeed unless political parties became transparent.

  • Gurugram police seize illicit liquor
    Gurugram, Dec 9 : The Crime Branch team of Gurugram police have arrested a man and seized over 5,000 bottles of illicit countrymade liquor from his possession.

  • Plastic currency notes to be printed soon
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Soon, plastic currency notes will be printed in India. The procurement process for the required material has already been initiated, Parliament was informed on Friday.

  • 'DigiShala' TV channel to help rural India go cashless launched
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : In a move to digitally empower millions of Indians in rural areas and educate them about how to do cashless transactions, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) on Friday launched a TV channel named 'DigiShala'.

  • British dance group STOMP enthralls Indian celebs
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : British dance-theatre group STOMP, who are celebrating their 25th anniversary through a series of performances, mesmerised Indian celebrities, including actress Shriya Saran and author Amish Tripathi, with their "magical show" here.

  • BCCI vs Lodha panel: SC adjourns hearing till Dec.14
    New Delhi [India], Dec.9 : The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing regarding the Justice (Retd.) R.M Lodha-led committee's recommendations and the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) constant reluctance to accept all recommendations till December 14.

  • Skilled tappers to help increase NR Productivity in Kerala
    New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : In a major fillip to skillful

  • `OK Jaanu` 1st look: Check out for Shraddha-Aditya's ` unapologetic love`!
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor, who stole hearts with their on-screen 'Aashiqui' as Rahul-Aarohi, are back with their 'unabashed and unapologetic love' in the first poster of 'OK Jaanu.'

  • Personality traits, psychiatric disorders come from certain genes, study suggests
    Washington D.C [US], Dec. 9 : A recent study conducted by Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS), has identified six loci or regions of the human genome that are significantly linked to personality traits.

  • SBI to sell 3.9 per cent stake in SBI Life for Rs 1,794 crore
    Chennai, Dec 9 : State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday said it has decided to sell 3.9 per cent stake in its life insurance subsidiary - SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd - for Rs.1,794 crore.

  • MP clerk owns 3 houses, plot, 1 kg gold and much more
    Indore, Dec 9 : Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta Police on Friday raided the house of an office assistant (Grade II) of the Indore Development Corporation here and uncovered movable and immovable property worth crores of rupees in his name.

  • Golfers Dagar, Malik favourites for national women's tourney
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Diksha Dagar and Tvesa Malik will be among the favourites when the 100th edition of the USHA All India Ladies Amateur Golf Championship starts here on Monday.

  • 2017 Bajaj Pulsar 135LS Spotted at Dealership Ahead of Official Launch
    Mumbai, Dec 9: The 2017 Bajaj Pulsar 135LS has been spotted at a dealership, in front of its official dispatch. The bike accompanies a revived appearance like its different kin in the Pulsar lineup.

  • Telecom subscribers grew by 1.98% in September: TRAI
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The number of telephone subscribers in India increased from 1,053.40 million at the end of August 2016 to 1,074.24 million at the end of September 2016, showing a monthly growth rate of 1.98 per cent, official data showed here on Friday.

  • Return of Rs 11.85 lakh cr or Rs 11.55 lakh cr in old notes?: How RBI ends up creating confusion
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : The Reserve Bank of India is the repository of all information regarding currency printing and circulation. Therefore, the details given by senior officials are expected to be accurate.

  • Fourth Test: India post 146/1 at close (Roundup)
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : India rode on solid batting by Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara to post 146/1 in their first innings at the end of the second day of the fourth cricket Test against England here on Friday.

  • China's support for Pakistan not against India: Chinese academic
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : China's support to Pakistan, Beijing's all-weather friend, is not designed to be against India, a prominent Chinese academic said here on Friday.

  • State limit of cash account holder can withdraw: SC to government
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : The Supreme Court on Friday asked the government to state the threshold limit of cash that each account holder can withdraw from banks across the country without being refused.

  • Suresh Prabhu unveils all new feature-loaded Humsafar Express
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday unveiled new 'AC-Three Tier' coaches which sport modern facilities of the 'Humsafar Express'.

  • Prasanth beats Vishnu, to meet Ranjeet in final
    Kolkata, Dec 9 : Vijay Sunder Prasanth beat the more fancied Vishnu Vardhan in straight sets while V.M. Ranjeet edged past V.S. Kaza in the Premjit Lall Invitational tournament at the Jaidip Mukherjea tennis academy here on Friday.

  • Guimaraes plays down favourites tag, says team identity key to Mumbai's success
    Kolkata, Dec 9 : Mumbai City FC are in the semi-finals of the Indian Super League (ISL) for the first time and coach Alexandre Guimaraes is of the opinion that they are not wearing the favourites tag due to that reason.

  • India's factory output contracts in October
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : India's factory output contracted by (-)1.92 per cent in October from a marginal rise of 0.67 per cent in September and a 9.9 per cent jump in the corresponding month of last year, official data showed on Friday.

  • Hiten Paintal a brilliant actor: Hrishita Bhatt
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : Actress Hrishita Bhatt, who shares screen space with Hiten Paintal in the thriller "30 Minutes", says he is a brilliant actor.

  • 85% ATMs recalibrated till November 30
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : As many as 85 per cent ATMs have been recalibrated by November 30 for the new currency notes, Parliament was informed on Friday.

  • Less cash economy to take India to developed world levels: Assocham
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Exhorting its members to shift to digital format for business, industry chamber Assocham on Friday said the demonetisation drive would not only check the menace of black money and corruption but would also bring a large part of the informal economy into the organised sector.

  • India's factory output contracts in October
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : India's factory output contracted by (-)1.92 per cent in October from a marginal rise of 0.67 per cent in September and a 9.9 per cent jump in the corresponding month of last year, official data showed on Friday.

  • IAF chief reviews security scenario in Northeast
    Shillong, Dec 9 : Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Friday reviewed the security scenario in the Northeast with commanders from the Eastern Air Command.

  • No special treatment for Gujarat from centre, says state minister
    Kolkata, Dec 9 : Refuting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's allegation that the Narendra Modi-led central government was encroaching on states' autonomy, a Gujarat minister on Friday said it gives "equal importance to all states" and "never interferes in states affairs".

  • Farmers upset as wheat import duty waived
    Chandigarh, Dec 9 : Farmers' organisations and agriculturists are upset over the decision of the central government to waive the import duty on wheat and bring it down to 10 per cent.

  • Complaints to banking ombudsman increased by 21% in 2015-16: RBI
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : Complaints received by the banking ombudsman increased by 21 per cent in 2015-16 as compared to 11.2 per cent increase in the previous year, the annual report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme showed on Friday.

  • 10 hurt as drunk driver rams into ATM queue
    Solapur (Maharashtra), Dec 9 : In a freak incident, at least 10 persons were injured, two of them seriously, when a drunk driver rammed his car into a bank ATM queue here on Friday, police said.

  • RBI misleading people: AIBEA
    Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 : The All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) has asked the RBI not to mislead public by claiming that adequate money was being sent to banks in Kerala.

  • Vodafone introduces unlimited calling on its network
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Jumping on to the bandwagon, Vodafone India on Friday announced introduction of unlimited free voice calling for prepaid customers with the launch of two new packs.

  • Quake will come if I speak in Parliament: Rahul Gandhi
    New Delhi, Dec 9 : Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday accused the government of not allowing him to speak in Parliament despite his speech being ready. He said an "earthquake will come" if he gets the opportunity to speak.

  • Fourth Test: India post 146/1 at close
    Mumbai, Dec 9 : India rode on solid batting by Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara to post 146/1 in their first innings at the end of the second day of the fourth cricket Test against England here on Friday.

  • The Mental Healthcare Bill: A Momentous Step Forward
    New Delhi [India], Dec. 9 : Mental health has today become a much talked about subject after having been relegated to the sidelines for decades in India, notes Dr Samir Parikh, Director,Department of Mental and Behavioural Sciences, Fortis Healthcare

  • Macmillan Education holds English Language Teaching workshops for teachers pan India
    New Delhi [India], Dec.9 (ANI-Businesswire India): A market report (2011) by IMRB on teacher training in India indicates that 63 percent of teachers in private schools feel that English Language Teaching (ELT) training is a necessary part of professional development.

  • Rosberg hits back at Niki Lauda's comments over retirement
    Melbourne [Australia], Dec.9 : Newly-crowned Formula One champion Nico Rosberg issued a stinging rebuke to Niki Lauda after the Mercedes boss slammed the former for leaving the team in the lurch by announcing a sudden retirement from the sport.

  • Cancer survivors get unique look with 'Permanent makeup' by Alps Beauty Clinic
    New Delhi [India], Dec 9 : For the first time in the country, permanent makeup expert and Executive Director of Alps Beauty Group, Gunjan Gaur has organized a unique workshop of its kind with the "Cancer Survivors" by doing a makeover of their eyebrows through permanent make-up at their exclusive salon at South Extension, New Delhi recently. The noble objective of this event was to help the cancer survivors gain their self confidence back through permanent eyebrow- makeup.