Padma Lakshmi

The model-turned-celebrity chef took a moment to share selfies with the honorees at Time magazine's annual gala.

Smriti Subs
Bangalore-based Smriti Subs was first scouted when she was 13.

IPL teams leverage star power
Eleven years into the league and after a 70 per cent year-on-year growth in merchandise sales over the past three to four years, albeit on a low base, the franchise owners are coming up with innovative games and shows around their teams besides spinning a wider range of merchandise around their star players.

When Sanjay Dutt romanced Madhuri Dixit
Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Dutt Dutt will act in a movie again after 21 years.

'How can a man have so many lives in just one life?'
'The passing away of his mother just days before the premiere of his first film, his controversy with terrorism, his relationship with his father, his best friend, the women in his life... everything was shocking for me.'

'How can a man have so many lives in just one life?'
'The passing away of his mother just days before the premiere of his first film, his controversy with terrorism, his relationship with his father, his best friend, the women in his life... everything was shocking for me.'

PHOTOS: India's most controversial godmen
A look at few gurus who have attracted controversy in recent times.

Who tipped off bizmen about Nanar refinery project?
'One investor told us one leader in Gujarat had sent him to Konkan to buy land.''How did these people come to know about this project in advance when locals didn't know?''It means those who are running the country are somewhere interested in selling the country's resources to private businessmen.'

Asaram found guilty in rape case
Asaram is also facing a rape case in Surat in Gujarat in which the Supreme Court earlier this month gave five weeks time to the prosecution to complete the trial.

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh is in no rush to sign a free trade agreement with China, a senior Bangladeshi trade official said on Tuesday, though Chinese officials said it would help the poor South Asian country cut its deficit with its largest trading partner.

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Three suicide bombers attacked Pakistani police and paramilitary soldiers in the southwestern city of Quetta on Tuesday, killing six police and wounding 15 members of the security forces, officials said.

Asaram Case: The self-styled godman is lodged in Jodhpur's Central Jail since 2013

Jodhpur:  A Rajasthan trial court has held self-styled godman Asaram Bapu guilty of raping a 16-year-old five years ago at his Chhindwara ashram.  Massive security has been deployed in Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana and Gujarat ahead of the Jodhpur...

Asaram has thousands of followers across India with extensive money and muscle power.

Jodhpur (Rajasthan):  Nearly five years after rape charges were levelled against self-styled godman, Asaram Bapu, the Jodhpur Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Court is set to pronounce its verdict today. 77-year-old Asaram - who runs...

Trump administration plans to ban work permits for spouses of H-1B visa holders, who are mainly Indian

Washington:  Influential lawmakers and representative of the American IT industry, including Facebook, have opposed the Trump administration's proposed plan to withdraw work permits to H-4 visa holders, who are spouses...

Chief Justice Dipak Misra is yet to respond to the letter written to him by the top court judges (File)

New Delhi:  Two senior Supreme Court judges have asked the Chief Justice of India, Dipak Misra, to call a "full court" of all judges to discuss "institutional issues and the future of the court", in a brief and terse...

A follower of Asaram Bapu was detained outside the Jodhpur Central Jail hours before the rape verdict

Jodhpur:  A follower of Asaram Bapu was detained today outside the Central Jail in Jodhpur where prohibitory orders have been put in place in view of a trial court verdict against the self-styled godman in a rape case.


Many private coaching centres in Kashmir have refused to comply with the government order

Srinagar:  In a move apparently aimed at keeping students away from street protests, the Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered private coaching centres to shut down for the next three months, drawing sharp reactions from the...

Microsoft and KPMG strongly refute any suggestion that Microsoft is auditing KPMG: Statement

NEW DELHI:  Microsoft Corp is not auditing how its partner KPMG cracks down on illegal use of Microsoft software in India, the companies said in a joint statement on Tuesday.

The denial comes after a prior claim made by an...

The submissions made by senior advocate on Meta Data will conclude on Wednesday

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) why it needed to collect 'meta data' of personal transactions of citizens which go for Aadhaar authentication to avail services and benefits.


Asaram rape case verdict: the self-styled godman, if convicted, faces a minimum of 10 years in jail

Jodhpur:  A court in Rajasthan will decide today if self-styled godman Asaram -- who runs 400 ashrams across India -- was guilty of raping a 16-year-old five years ago. Asaram has thousands of followers across India with extensive...

An editorial 'Saamana' said,PM Modi himself gave 'masala' to the media. (File)

Mumbai:  Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gag order to BJP leaders, ally Shiv Sena yesterday said such warnings in the past have not yielded any positive result and the prime minister himself gave "masala" to the media. 

The Uddhav...

Surendra Singh claimed that Bengal could turn into Jammu and Kashmir from where Hindus had to migrate.

LUCKNOW:  Just days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's sharp reprimand for lawmakers making controversial statements, a BJP leader in Uttar Pradesh known to be a repeat offender is still at it. This time, BJP lawmaker...

Jessica Lall killer Manu Sharma has been in an open jail for three months for "good conduct" (File)

New Delhi:  The possibility of Jessica Lall killer Manu Sharma's early release from jail is on hold indefinitely, with the Delhi government putting off the meeting of a board that was to review his sentence. Delhi Home...

Tejas Light Combat Aircraft is a supersonic, single-seat, single-engine multi-role light fighter jet.

New Delhi:  The indigenously-manufactured Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has performed well while it was put to trial by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in war-like operational conditions during Gagan Shakti, its biggest...

It will take about six months just to get a new insolvency case admitted to court. (Representational)

India's revamped bankruptcy process is in full swing and investors from Blackstone Group LP to Oaktree Capital Group LLC are...

HPSSSB Result 2018 Declared For Clerk Post: Know How To Check

New Delhi:  Himachal Pradesh Staff Selection Commission, HPSSSB has declared result  for clerk post. Results have also been announced for junior office assistant, assistant chemist, clerk posts. Mark list has been released for data entry operator, group...

The rattlesnake turned out to be a rubber toy.

Animal control officers in California, USA, recently got a call from a homeowner to remove a deadly rattlesnake from their backyard. Since rattlesnakes are venomous and their bite,...

It is the world Malaria Day today. Come summers and the cases of malaria, chikunguniya and dengue reaches are all across the papers. World Malaria Day is celebrated every year on 25 April to recognize global efforts to control...

If convicted Asaram faces a minimum of 10 years in jail

New Delhi:  A trial court in Jodhpur Central Jail, has convicted Asaram of raping a teenager from Shahajahanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying at his ashram in Chhindwara. Asaram was arrested and brought to Jodhpur on September 1, 2013 and has been in custody since...