Everything you need to know about Boris: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Boris: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Premium car maker Mercedes Benz, which is currently experiencing a diesel-petrol cars sales ratio of 90:10 percent in India, Monday said it is expecting that the trend would continue, even for its newly-launched compact luxury vehicle A-Class, for the time being.
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) German luxury car major Mercedes-Benz Monday said luxury car market in India is expected to be about 280,000 units by 2020.
London, May 23 (IANS) A Londoner of Nigerian descent was identified Thursday as one of the two suspects who decapitated a British soldier. The terror strike prompted Prime Minister David Cameron to go into a huddle with top officials and the military put in place additional security measures.
London, May 23 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday chaired crisis talks following a terror attack here that left a soldier dead.
London, May 22 (ANI): The public has a right to know that London Mayor Boris Johnson fathered a child during an extramarital affair, the appeal court has ruled.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) German automobile major Mercedes-Benz Thursday launched an all-new luxury SUV (Sports Utility Vehicles) at Rs.77.5 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi).
Film: "Go Goa Gone"; Cast: Kunal Khemu, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari, Puja Gupta and Saif Ali Khan; Directors: Krishna DK-Raj Nidimoru; Rating: ***
London, May 10 (ANI): Phillip Schofield has been named as the man that women secretly fancy the most.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Do you want to have fun with zombies or teenagers? This Friday Zombie comedy "Go Goa Gone", produced by Saif Ali Khan, and teenage-drama "Gippi" from Karan Johar's stable are hitting the screens -- take your pick.
London, Apr 26 (ANI): Russian President Vladimir Putin has created a record when he interacted in a televised question and answer (Q and A) session that took four hours and 47 minutes, beating his previous record by 15 minutes.
London, April 21 (ANI): Marilyn Monroe has been named as the most attractive curvy celebrity of all time.
London, Apr 19 (ANI): According to the recently published financial accounts of the 20 Premier League (PL) clubs, more than two-third of their record 2.4 billion-pound income in 2011-12 had been spent on the wages of their players.
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan, who plays the role of a zombie slayer named Boris in his forthcoming co-production "Go Goa Gone", says his part is more than just a guest appearance.
Yerevan, April 17 (IANS) Armenia's World No.2 Levon Aronian and World Chess Champion Vishy Anand will take part in the Alexander Alekhine Memorial Tournament to be held jointly in Paris and St. Petersburg, Chess Federation of Armenia said Wednesday.
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will unveil its most advanced aircraft, the Sukhoi Su-35 Flanker fighter jet and the Ka-52 Alligator helicopter gunship, at the Paris air show in June.
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former Russian Federal Security Service (or FSB) officer has been sentenced by a Moscow court to two years in prison in a $1.5 million fraud case, the interior ministry said.
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): Pippa Middleton has opened up a joking rivalry with London Mayor Boris Johnsons, saying that she wants to compete in a ping-pong match with him.
London, Apr. 1 (ANI): Russian oligarch found dead in Britain, Boris Berezovsky, was an honest man in a corrupt world, his daughter has said.
Moscow, March 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has condemned attempts to blame him for the Soviet Union's breakup.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pig DNA has been found in sausages and ham produced at a halal meat processing plant in Moscow, test results revealed.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Several members of the upper chamber of the Russian parliament are ready to resign if a bill banning officials and lawmakers from holding accounts in foreign banks is passed, the speaker said.
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): British police have said that a post-mortem examination on the body of self-exiled Russian tycoon Boris Berezovsky has found the cause of death to be "consistent with hanging".
London, Mar. 25 (ANI): The exiled Russian tycoon who was found dead in his UK home would never have committed suicide, his friends have insisted.
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Christie's auction house said Wednesday it had sold Andy Warhol's limited edition print of Vladimir Lenin, the father of the 1917 Bolshevik revolution, for over $202,000.
Moscow, March 12 (IANS) Russia would build a system to protect the Earth from meteors and other space debris, Russian federal space agency Roscosmos said Tuesday.
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost 300,000 self-employed Russians have quit business in Russia in the past three months due to social tax hikes, an Economics Ministry official said Monday.
Havana, March 4 (IANS/EFE) German tennis great Boris Becker, a three-time Wimbledon champion, said during a visit to the Cigar Festival in Havana that he was a "lover" of stogies, but he labelled himself just a "beginner" in the cigar world after trying several different brands and blends.
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Sharks need to be better protected or many species could face possible extinction, as nearly 100 million of them are killed every year, according to a new study.
London, February 24 (ANI): People with unresponsive wakefulness syndrome (UWS) - also known as vegetative state - are clinically considered unable to understand pain, and doctors do not give anaesthetic while operating them.
Washington, Feb. 15 (ANI): In the final months of his life, disgraced former US President Richard Nixon quietly advised President Bill Clinton on navigating the post-Cold War world, newly declassified documents have revealed.
London, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A fox dragged a month-old baby from his cot in London and tore off the child's finger.
London, Feb 10 (ANI): More than 18,000 pounds worth of wine was guzzled in a single night by 170 wealthy guests and top politicians at a glitzy white-tie state banquet at Buckingham Palace for the US president.
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian photographers are at par with the world in terms of quality, feels ace fashion photographer Dabboo Ratnani.
London, Feb 2 (ANI): As the tallest skyscraper in Western Europe, the Shard offers breath-taking views of London, but some of our pockets might hurt while taking a view of the city with the costly entry fee.
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) Chinese carmaker Geely said Friday it has acquired the manufacturer of the iconic London black cab for 11.04 million pounds (around $17.5 million), Xinhua reported.
Melbourne, Jan 27 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated US Open champion Andy Murray in four sets to win his fourth and third consecutive Australian Open title here Sunday.
London, Jan 26(ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker believes an improved Andy Murray would shatter Novak Djokovic's dreams of securing an Australian Open hat trick when the two heavyweights meet in the final on Sunday.
London, Jan 25 (ANI): The age-old saying that blondes do have more fun seems to be putting a dent on their career, a new study has revealed.
Washington, January 25 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found altered connectivity in the brain network for body perception - the weaker the connection, the greater the misjudgement of body shape.
London, Jan. 18 (ANI): Boris Becker's son Noah seems to have inherited his father's charming manner and ease with beautiful ladies, as he was spotted surrounded by a horde of beautiful women at Berlin Fashion Week.
London, Jan. 14 (ANI): A steam train which carried passengers in the 19th Century has returned to the Tube to mark 150 years since the first London Underground journey.
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Thousands of Russian activists gathered in Moscow Sunday to hold a protest march against a law banning US nationals from adopting Russian children.
Moscow, Jan 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Soviet goalkeeper Rinat Dasaev has rejoined the club where he made his name, Spartak Moscow, to train the team's goalkeepers.
London, Jan. 9 (ANI): London's underground rail network the 'Tube' has turned 150-years-old.
London, Jan. 8 (ANI): Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's "Chelsea blowdry" has been voted as most iconic hairstyle of 2012.
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Mayor of London Boris Johnson has been named the most influential man in Britain, edging out Prince Charles and his two sons and even Prime Minister David Cameron.
Noida, Dec 20 (IANS) Chess icon Viswanathan Anand has an insatiable thirst for success despite his exemplary achievements. The five-time World Champion had a lean patch in 2012 by his standards but now he is itching for action with a host of tournaments lined up, including the defence of his World crown.
Islamabad, Dec. 17 (ANI): The discovery of a 'Western-style' tattoo on the back of one of the 10 terrorists involved in Saturday night's attack on Peshawar airport has raised questions about the identities of those behind the assault.
London, Dec 12 (ANI): London Mayor Boris Johnson dancing at the Olympics closing ceremony was the most talked-about event of 2012 among Twitter users in the UK, the micro blogging site has revealed.
London, Dec. 8 (ANI): British conservative party rivals PM David Cameron and Boris Johnson's lookalikes have shown their party moves - in a Gangnam Style dance-off.
London, Dec 4 (ANI): As news of the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy emerged, tweets from fans and celebrities started to pour in on the micro-blogging site.
London, Dec 1 (IANS) The clash between the Indian-origin steel giant Lakshmi Mittal-run ArcelorMittal and the French government ended Saturday after the former agreed to drop plans for 650 redundancies at site.
Mumbai, Nov 30 (ANI): As the French Government presses steel giant ArcelorMittal to avert the closure of two blast furnaces in north-eastern France, London Mayor Boris Johnson has called for greater Indian investment in the United Kingdom.
Mumbai, Nov.29 (ANI): Visiting London Mayor Boris Johnson on Thursday said that under fire steel giant ArcelorMittal is welcome to invest in the British capital should his plants in north eastern France be shutdown by the government in Paris.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) With an attractive new Creative Sector Tax Relief (CSTR) coming into effect 2013 in Britain, London has thrown open its doors for Bollywood and the Indian television industry to plan their future ventures in that city, a top visiting dignitary said here Thursday.
Hyderabad, Nov.28 (ANI): London Mayor Boris Johnson on Wednesday praised the proposed metro project in Hyderabad, emphasising the need for a strong transport infrastructure to cope up with a burgeoning population.
London, Nov. 28 (ANI): London Mayor Boris Johnson did 'the Mobot' pose for Mo Farah's Foundation, which provides aid to children in East Africa.
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Hyderabad is looking for investment and expertise from London?based companies in transport, traffic management and water purification and treatment.
Hyderabad, Nov 28 (IANS) The mayor of London, Boris Johnson Wednesday invited Indian technology companies to invest in London, saying it was emerging as the city of choice for international investors.
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): London Mayor Boris Johnson on Tuesday mocked the French government over its handling of steel magnate Lakshmi Narayan Mittal's case while inviting Indian investors to set shop in Britain
Hyderabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Unsatisfied with the current level of trade between Britain and India, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called for more efforts to promote the two?way trade.
New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): London Mayor Boris Johnson has launched a spirited attack on the country's immigration policy, claiming ministers were causing 'unnecessary alarm' with tough rules, which could deter foreign students from coming to the UK.
London, November 27 (ANI): Lady Gaga has been hailed as the world's best-loved eccentric.
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson accompanied by British High Commissioner to India Sir James Bewan and eight-member delegation called on Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to participate in an interactive session with Delhi Government Ministers and officers on various civic issues.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) London's Mayor Boris Johnson Monday met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and offered his city's expertise in higher education, public transport and other infrastructural areas for India's capital.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Union Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Monday met Visiting London Mayor Boris Johnson here to discuss ways of improving urban transport and infrastructure in India.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) London Mayor Boris Johnson Monday personally delivered a memento, copper petals from the London Olympic and Paralympic Games cauldron, to India's medal?winning athletes at a function here.
London, Nov. 26 (ANI): India's dynamism puts the euro zone to shame, and this is where we need to be doing business, London Mayor Boris Johnson has said.
London, Nov. 26 (ANI): Britain's first female Asian peer has been slammed for claiming all Muslims are on benefits and vote Labour.
London, Nov. 26 (ANI): London Mayor Boris Johnson, who is on a six-day tour to India to promote business links, was mistaken to be Wimbledon legend Boris Becker and King of England in the subcontinent.
London, November 25 (ANI): Boris Becker, who has certainly thrown a few birthday parties in his time, proved that he's not ready to stop partying just yet as he celebrated his 45th birthday with a night out in London on Friday.
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Mayor of London Boris Johnson will lead a senior business delegation to India next week to promote London and further enhance economic links between India and Britain, an official statement said Friday.
Two senior officers are currently on trial in Russia for attempting to organise coups, but few believe a military?led uprising could succeed in the country in the foreseeable future.
London, Nov 20(ANI): London mayor Boris Johnson has made an extraordinary appeal for billionaires' wives to sue for divorce in their city, as according to him England's capital city was the perfect place for injured spouses to take their wealthy other halves to the cleaners.
London, Nov. 18 (ANI): The man British Prime Minister David Cameron has picked to head his Election campaign has once launched a foul-mouthed rant against Muslims.
London, Nov. 4 (ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker believes Andy Murray can be world No. 1 by the next Wimbledon.
Washington, Oct. 9 (ANI): An investigation into Republican Mitt Romney's Bain Capital tobacco work has found that the consulting firm helped Philip Morris, which is America's leading cigarette manufacturer, increase its revenues in the U.S., and aided two other tobacco titans as they vied to move forcefully into the Russian market.
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) "Resident Evil: Retribution" will see the cast, who were killed in previous instalments of "Resident Evil", playing important roles.
London, September 24 (ANI): Boris Becker, who can always be found in Germany at this time of the year even though he doesn't live there, was spotted enjoying the festivities of Oktoberfest with his wife Lilly on Saturday.
London, Sept 21 (ANI): The success of the London Olympics has earned Lord Sebastian Coe the title of Britain's most fanciable older man.
London, Sep 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An inquest into the death of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who was allegedly poisoned to death in London in 2006, will open in 2013, the case's presiding judge said at a preliminary hearing.
London, Sep 15 (IANS) London Mayor Boris Johnson is the most respected politician in Britain, a new poll has found.
London, Sept 15 (ANI): London Mayor Boris Johnson has been voted Britain's most respected political figure in a new poll.
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) A leading Russian real estate development company has expressed its interest in investing in Punjab's infrastructure sector, a state government spokesperson said here Wednesday.
London, September 10 (ANI): The London Olympic Stadium swelled one last time as Coldplay were joined by JAY Z and Rihanna and a cast of 1,336 performers at the closing ceremony of the 2012 Paralympics to mark the ending of the Summer Games at London.
London, Sep 2 (ANI): Tory MP Nadine Dorries has branded British Prime Minster David Cameron as "patronising and sexist".
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Vladimir Putin has over 58 planes and helicopters at his use, a collection of watches worth 400,000 pounds and relaxes at more than 20 palaces and country retreats, a dossier drawn up by a political rival of the Russian President has suggested.
London, Aug 24 (IANS) A ceremonial cauldron was lit by former event rider Claire Lomas in London's Trafalgar Square to launch the Paralympic torch relay Friday.
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Girls Aloud stars Kimberley Walsh, Cheryl Cole and Nicola Roberts were the latest entries in a long list of celebrities trying their hands on athletes Mo Farah and Usain Bolt trademark celebrations.
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Tech giant Apple and software firm Microsoft have a secret agreement not to sue each other over infringement of smartphone patents, it has emerged.
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nineteen inmates of a correctional facility in Russia's eastern Siberian republic of Yakutia have attempted to commit suicide by cutting their veins, the regional prosecutor's office said Tuesday.
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Olympic Games are over for the thousands of athletes who had shed tears and sweat to get to London. It's time for them to party.
London, Aug. 12 (ANI): Four in 10 people in the United Kingdom think the London Olympics 2012 have been worth the money, according to a latest poll.
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The Mayor of Rio de Janeiro, Eduardo Paes has congratulated Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London and officials of the London Olympics 2012 for putting up "the greatest Games ever".
London, Aug 9 (IANS) London Mayor Boris Johnson has said that at the moment he does not want to challenge David Cameron for the post of prime minister.
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Mayor of London Boris Johnson got stuck on a zip wire and dangled in mid-air during a promotional event for the Olympics, prompting roars of laughter from the watching crowd and sparking a volley of comments on Twitter.
London, Aug. 2(ANI): London Mayor Boris Johnson was left hanging on a zip for several minutes during a break down at an Olympic live screen event.
London, July 31 (ANI): London Mayor, Boris Johnson, drooled over 'semi-naked' female beach volleyball players 'glistening like otters' in the rain, in a newspaper column.
London, July 31 (IANS) A diligent guard deputed for Olympic security duty surprised Whitehall-headed British Prime Minister David Cameron Monday by asking him to show his papers.
London, July 28 (IANS) As the sporting extravaganza of London Olympics 2012 started Saturday, irrespective of the medals' tally for Britain, the country's stuttering economy is all set to benefit from a 17 billion pounds (over $26 billion) bounce from the Games.