GENERAL

Voting in AP municipal elections begins, Big queues seen since morning

The municipal elections for 146 municipalities and 10 municipal corporations have begun on Sunday with people queueing before the polling stations since 7 am in the morning. Elections for about 20 municipalities will be held later since there are pending legal disputes, and in other cases, merger of surrounding villages was not completed. The municipal elections — to be held ...

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How to keep your skin cool and fresh in summer

By Madhumita N. During summer, women’s main worry is how to keep their skin cool without sweat and smell. They go around spas and buy beauty products. But, it is recommended that women reduce beauty products during the summer, first. The best idea is to use pure sandalwood powder. Pure sandalwood powder and sandalwood oil is available in the market and ...

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CBSE Advisory on JEE (Main): Difficulty Level Same in All Sets

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which is the holding organization for the second Joint Engineering Entrance Examination [JEE (Main)] in April has released an advisory to students. The exam will be conducted in pen and paper mode on 6 April, 2014 and in computer mode, on 9,11,12 and 19 April 2014. The different sets of question papers are ...

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BJP Expels Jaswant Singh; Who’s Next?

For the second time, BJP veteran leader Jaswant Singh was expelled from the BJP after he refused to withdraw his nomination as an independent from Rajasthan’s Barmer parliamentary constituency, party sources said on Saturday. He has been expelled for six years. Last time he was expelled in 2009 over his book on Mohammad Ali Jinnah, but was taken back in ...

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T20 World Cup India vs Australia Sunday Match: Preview, Where to watch Live, Online Live Streaming, Live Score, Prediction, TV Info

India, with three win and no loss so far, is facing Australia on Sunday that is crucial to Aussies at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur. India is already in the semi-final, the first team to get there early with three straight wins. TIME: The match will start at 1:30pm GMT; 7.00 pm IST. Facts at Glance: Tournament: ICC World T20, 2014; Match: India vs ...

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Background score of ‘Rowdy’ tribute to Illayaraja: RGV

Chennai, March 29 : The background score of forthcoming Telugu action-drama “Rowdy” will be dedicated to maestro Illayaraja, says its director Ram Gopal Varma, who has been a fan of the composer’s tunes for several years. Illayaraja worked with RGV on his cinematic debut “Shiva”. “As a huge fan of this legendary musician, my main interest is to bring back ...

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Salman Khan keen to produce sports-based film

Mumbai, March 29 : Bollywood star Salman Khan, who unveiled the music of an upcoming sports-based film “Khwaabb” here, is himself tempted to produce a movie inspired by a sport. “I would like to produce a film based on sports,” Salman told reporters here at the music launch event Friday. “I have played almost all kinds of sports…I have done ...

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Paltrow, Martin selling London house?

London, March 29: Actress Gwyneth Paltrow and singer Chris Martin, who announed their split recently, are now said to be secretly selling their London house. However, the “uncoupled” duo hasn’t listed their mainstay on the market till now, and only serious buyers have been able to see the property, reports eonline.com. According to a source, the Belsize Park mansion has ...

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Aamir, Ajay, Sonakshi win Golden Kela Awards

New Delhi, March 29: Actors Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha were announced the worst actors of 2013 at the Golden Kela Awards held here Saturday. Even Aamir Khan won an award for his performance in “Dhoom:3”. Now in its sixth year, the Golden Kela Awards honoured the worst in Bollywood at an event held at the India Habitat Centre here. ...

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T20 Pakistan vs Bangladesh Sunday Match: Preview, Where to Watch Live, Prediction, Online Live Streaming Information, TV Channels, Live Score

Pakistan will play against hosts Bangladesh in the ICC World Twenty20 2014 on Sunday, with one loss and one win so far and the result is unlikely to push the team into a better slot. VENUE: The match will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium, Mirpur in Bangladesh TIME: Match starts at 9:30am GMT; 3:30 pm Local Bangladesh Time; 4:30 ...

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USGS Downgrades LA Earthquake Depth

US Geological Survey downgraded Friday’s 5.1 earthquake’s intensity as 7.5 km depth. The epicenter of the quake that jolted LA at 9:09pm on March 28, 2014, was located 1 km east of La Habra, California, 5 km (3 miles) north of Fullerton, CA and 33 km (21 miles) ESE of Los Angeles. The event was felt widely throughout Orange, Los ...

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CERN Celebrates 60th Anniversary: Releases First Photo

This year CERN is celebrating its 60th anniversary. In 1954 visitors to the rural landscape of Meyrin, on the outskirts of Geneva, would have had little idea that this place would become home to the largest, most complex experiments ever devised. Today the laboratory is a hub for physicists, engineers, computer scientists and students from around the globe. CERN’s origins can be traced back ...

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Just Sport: Cricket board always toadied to Gavaskar

By Veturi Srivatsa The Indian cricket board has allowed an easily curable infection to linger on and now it is being threatened with gangrene. The one man responsible for bringing disrepute to it is Narayanaswamy Srinivasan. For once, his chief astrologer seems to have failed to give him the right advice. The developments have also shown that the board bigwigs ...

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T20 Results Today: New Zealand beat Netherlands by 6 Wickets

Brendon McCullum’s 65 off 45 balls gave New Zealand a six-wicket victory over the Netherlands in a Group 1 match here Saturday and kept them in contention for a semi-final berth in the ICC World Twenty20. The victory at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium here helped the Kiwis leapfrog South Africa into second place in Group 1. Sri Lanka, New ...

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Cruise in conflict with drones in ‘Top Gun 2’?

Los Angeles, March 29: “Top Gun 2” is still happening, says producer Jerry Bruckheimer, and the plot of the sequel to the 1986 Tom Cruise starrer is modern. “We’ve been trying to get that movie made for 30 years, and I think we’re getting closer and closer,” huffingtonpost.com quoted Bruckheimer as saying. “Don (Simpson co-producer of ‘Top Gun’) and I ...

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