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Monthly Archives: August 2009

RSS, L K Advani agree on BJP transition plan

There were signs of the prolonged crisis in BJP moving towards a resolution with RSS brass wrapping up discussions on the party’s future course of action over a breakfast meeting with L K Advani on Sunday with the veteran leader ... Read More »

Airspace violations by Chinese choppers

Two Chinese helicopters have reportedly violated the Indian airspace in recent months in Leh area of north Jammu and Kashmir during which they air-dropped some canned food in barren land at Chumar, northeast of this Himalayan town, along the border. ... Read More »

Tata takes oktatabyebye from MakeMyTrip

Tata Sons, the holding company of the Tata Group firms, has won a case at the World Intellectual Property Organisation against the travel portal, MakeMyTrip, which has been using the term ‘tata’ in one of its website, ‘oktatabyebye.com’. Gurgaon-based mmt ... Read More »

Shilpa Shetty, Raj Kundra to marry in autumn

Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, who became a household name here after her win on the reality show “Celebrity Big Brother” in 2007, is set to marry businessman Raj Kundra this autumn, her father has revealed in an application to an ... Read More »

Salman Khan wants an IPL team in 2011 edition

Salman Khan is interested in purchasing an IPL franchise. If Sallu miyan buys one then he will be yet another entrant into the star-studded IPL. According to reports, Salman, who met IPL chairman Lalit Modi in Mumbai, may buy the ... Read More »

Sonam Kapoor is a Lady Gaga fan

Sonam Kapoor who is in the city shooting for Aisha is “obsessed” with ‘Pokerface’ hitmaker Lady Gaga as the racy singer’s music helps her get into character as the bratty socialite in the upcoming film. The 24-year-old who is set ... Read More »

Satyam BPO to hire 300 employees

At a time when software firm Mahindra Satyam is rationalising its headcount, its BPO arm seems to be on a hiring spree with plans to recruit 300 employees by the next month. The company has recently bagged a major contract ... Read More »

NCERT wants yoga to be must in schools

Students, get ready to do some asanas as the government is bent on teaching you yoga. The National Curriculum Framework (NCF) 2005 has broad-based guidelines for physical education and elucidates the importance of including yoga as a compulsory subject. This ... Read More »

Techies launch website on H1N1 flu

Citizens certainly feel it’s about time to create awareness about H1N1 flu. Three city-based techies have created a website providing information on H1N1 to fight the pandemic. The voluntary website `swinefluindia.com’ received good response with nearly 60,000 visits and over ... Read More »