| 2011 | January

  • Samsung beats Nokia in smart phone market

    New Delhi, Dec 31 (): Major Korean Company Samsung has overtaken its Finnish rival Nokia to become the leader in the smart phone domestic market. Samsung initially focused on selling their low budget phones but now the company has focused on good priced phones to increase their profits. As Samsung recently brought into the market…

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  • Mamata takes padayatra against illicit liquor

    Kolkata, Dec 31 (): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday walked in a procession to create social awareness against the evils of illicit liquor and consumption of illegal liquor. Describing this as a social movement, she invited everyone irrespective of political affiliation to participate in the padayatra. The Chief Minister called the public…

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  • Katrina Kaif in London for New Year

    London, Dec 31 (): Katrina Kaif landed in London on Christmas day for a short holiday. She has planned to spend a week in London, celebrating Christmas and New Year with her mother and sisters. Katrina has given outstanding performances in Sheila Ki Jawani and Chikni Chameli. Her fans are now waiting to catch her…

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  • GRAIL probes set to begin lunar orbit Saturday,Sunday

    Los Angeles, Dec 31 (): NASA says its twin lunar GRAIL spacecraft that are on a mission to study the Moon’s gravitational field and internal structures are set to begin orbiting Earth’s satellite on Saturday and Sunday. The two robotic spacecrafts — weighing about 303 kilograms each,will enter into the moon’s orbit over the weekend,…

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  • Don 2: 1st week box office collection

    Mumbai, Jan 1 (): “Don 2: The King Is Back” has opened to encouraging reviews and cheerful 1st week collection. Farhan Akhtar’s Don 2 has proved to be a profitable venture for producers as well as distributors. Don 2 has collected Rs 75 crore (approx) at box office in the first week. Don 2 is doing…

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  • Classpad tablet, competitor to ‘Aakash’ is launched

    New Delhi, Dec 31 (): Good news for Indian education sector as Rohit Pande, a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta has launched an education tablet called Classpad. After a successful launch of Aakash tablets, new trends have been picking up in the edu-tech sector. The Classpad,…

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  • Bengal raises maximum age limit for govt jobs

    Kolkata, Dec 31 (): West Bengal government on Friday raised the age limit for Group C and D jobs candidates to 40 years — three years more than the current eligibility age. “We have now made it possible to apply for C and D jobs till 40 years in the general category, till 43 for…

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  • Strauss-Kahn’s favourite wife-swapping club closed ‘for allowing high-class prostitutes to work’

    Paris, Dec 31 (ANI): A notorious wife-swapping club in Paris said to be a favourite place of shamed former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has been shut down for allegedly allowing ‘high-class prostitutes’ to operate on its premises. Les Chandelles has closed down temporarily and police have placed three people under investigation on suspicion…

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  • Political parties in Punjab luring youth through drugs

    Amritsar, Dec 31 (ANI): Social activist, Hawa Singh Tomar, Secretary General, Akhil Bharati Human Rights Organization, has alleged that political parties in the state are supplying drugs to the youth to lure them to vote for their candidates. “As we all know that Amritsar is a border area and a drug affected area. And during…

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