Google buys Motorola Mobility for $12.5 Billion

With the biggest ever acquisition deal, Google has announced that it will buy Motorola Mobile phone business for $12.5bn, to allow it to expand in the Smartphone market. This acquisition would turn Google into a full-fledged cell phone manufacturer, in direct competition with Apple, especially in the Smartphone section where […]

Won’t let culture of fear on our streets: Cameron

  Vowing not to allow “a culture of fear” to take over the streets, Cameron said water cannons — never used in mainland UK — would now be made available to police, apart from plastic bullets, to deal with violence after four nights of rioting and looting by hooded youths […]

CAG slams military authorities for Adarsh housing scam

In a report, CAG slam military authorities for misappropriating prime defence land for the Adarsh housing society. CAG report has said rules were bent to benefit relatives of politicians, public servants and senior Service officers including former Army chiefs Gen Deepak Kapoor and N.C. Vij. The CAG said welfare of […]

Sonia Gandhi undergo operation in New York, names panel to run party

Sonia Gandhi on Thursday underwent surgery at New York’s Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center for an undisclosed ailment which will keep her out of India for a month. Her two children, Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Wadra, have accompanied her, Congress sources told. In here absence Rahul Gandhi, defence minister AK […]

SM Krishna, Hina Rabbani Khar meet, both sides positive of additional confidence building measures

India and Pakistan on Wednesday decided to continue their constructive cooperation on additional confidence building measure in order to take the peace process ahead. Indian foreign minister SM Krishna and his Pakistani counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar made positive statements maintaining that they were looking towards a cooperative relationship. They agreed […]

Yeddyurappa retaliates: says PM resigns first

Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa who is under immense pressure from the opposition to resign, attacked the opposition (congress) asking for the resignation of the Prime Minister . Yeddyurappa said, “Let the PM resign first as many ministers in his Cabinet are corrupt.” “There are many corrupt ministers in Delhi. The […]

Justice Hegde Report Leaked, Substantial Evidence against Karnataka CM, Others

Karnataka state Lokayukta Justice Santosh N. Hegde on Thursday said he has given “substantive” and “voluminous” evidence against him in the illegal mining scam which has cost the state exchequer Rs 1800 crore in a period of 14 months. Hegde, who is likely to submit his report by Monday, squarely […]

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits Chennai to promote Indo-US tiles

Chennai: Ms. Clinton, who is the first American top diplomat to visit Chennai during an India trip said that India should play a “more assertive” role across Asia-Pacific, noting that this is a “time to lead” by seizing emerging opportunities. Ms. Clinton began her address saying “Vanakkam,” a vernacular greeting, […]

Bhajji sues Mallya’s UB Group

Indian off-spinner Harbhajan singh and his lawyer, Dewan Advocates and Consultants,have served alegal notice on Vijay Mallya’s UB Sprit over a commercial for McDowell’s No.1 premium featuring Dhoni. The two players endorse rival companies. The McDowell’s No. 1 Platinum commercial shows Dhoni ridiculing Harbhajan’s role in a commercial for rival […]

PSLV-C17 to put GSAT-12 in orbit on Friday

  Sriharikota: 53 hour countdown begin for the launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C17) on Wednesday, the stage is set for the rocket’s lift-off from Sriharikota at 4.48 p.m. on Friday. The PSLV-C17 will put in orbit communication satellite GSAT-12, which weighs 1,410 kg. It is a more […]