Everything you need to know about H.r.lines: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about H.r.lines: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) The Assam government has set up helplines to gather information about people from the state stranded in Uttarakhand. So far, 51 people were registered this way and nine of them were found safe, a senior official said Thursday.
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Many kilometres of roads have been washed away in Uttarakhand due to nature's fury, Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna said Thursday while seeking funds to help the affected people.
Srinagar, June 20 (IANS) Cadets went on a nightlong rampage inside a police training school complex in Jammu and Kashmir smashing the property as well as vehicles on the Srinagar-Leh highway.
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) What Mani Ratnam couldn't do, Aanand Rai has succeeded in doing. Audiences will be getting to hear Bollywood actress Sonam speak in Tamil for the first time in "Raanjhanaa".
Washington, June 19 (ANI): The brain regions and interactions involved in impersonations and accents have been identified.
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday alleged a scam in the proposed construction of a Sydney harbour-style bridge being built across the Tiracol river 50 km north of here.
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift says while performing on the stage she is distracted by fans with sign boards and she goes off track.
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Kohl, more commonly called kajal, is one of the beauty products that most women can't do without. But getting hands on the right one is all about knowing your eye colour well, and matching it with the apt kohl, makeup experts say.
Film: "Thillu Mullu"; Cast: Shiva, Isha Talwar, Prakash Raj, Kovai Sarla, Soori, Sathyan, Monisha, Manobala, Blaaze and Santhanam; Director: Badri; Rating: **1/2
Washington, June 14(ANI): Joan Rivers, who turned 80 on June 8, has revealed that Betty White is her inspiration.
London, June 13 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham designs for women, who appreciate quality and luxury.
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Most Americans disapprove of US government's snooping of phone lines, a new study has revealed.
New York, June 10 (ANI): Henry Cavill has revealed that he sported an ill-fitting superman suit and could barely hear himself speak when he appeared for the audition of the role in 'Man of Steel'.
London, June 10 (ANI): Cheryl Cole is planning to throw four lavish birthday parties when she turns 30 on June 30.
Colombo, June 9 (IANS) At least 14 fishermen were killed while 36 others went missing after a storm lashed several parts of Sri Lanka for two days, a minister said Sunday.
Chennai, June 9 (IANS) Soundarya Ashwin, who is busy giving final touches to the most anticipated Tamil period-drama "Kochadaiyaan" featuring her superstar father Rajinikanth, requests fan not to believe rumours about the film's trailer-release date and wait for the official announcement.
New York, June 9 (ANI): Humans of the future might look more like Pokemon characters with bigger heads, bigger eyes and improved night vision, two researchers have suggested.
London, June 7 (IANS) Complement your sun-kissed look with berry lips. Singer Beyonce Knowles, who has bronzed skin, was recently spotted wearing this dark hue.
It was October 2011. I knew this would be my last evening with the distinguished Turkish journalist, Mehmet Birand, as we looked over the Bosphorus from my hotel in Istanbul. He had been fighting cancer bravely for quite some time but the extent to which his large frame had shrunk was a clear sign that the disease was getting the better of him.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A new research has suggested that our Sun was both active and "feisty" in its infancy, growing in fits and starts while burping out bursts of X-rays.
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The I-League clubs are up in arms against the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and have decided not to release players for the new league that will be promoted by IMG-Reliance.
Nairobi, June 5 (IANS) Kenya plans to increase the country's broadband access to 20 percent by the year 2017, a top official said.
Madrid, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Investissement Quebec, the economic development agency of the government of the Canadian province of Quebec, is working to attract European investment to the province, billing the eastern region as a gateway to North America's more than 460 million consumers.
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) If new-age brides are moving away from heavy-weight wedding outfits, they are also saying 'no' to over-the-top make-up.
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Hours after the Indian cricket board called an emergency meeting of its working committee Sunday, Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla quit, citing the controversy surrounding the Twenty20 tournament, NDTV reported.
Film: "The Hangover Part III"; Actors: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis and Ken Jeong; Director: Todd Philips; Rating: ***
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The Confederation of Indian Industry has said that the fourth-quarter growth figure of 4.8 percent was disappointing, but along expected lines.
Rio de Janeiro, May 31 (IANS) England football coach Roy Hodgson has hit back at claims by former striker Gary Lineker that he has taken the team back to the "dark ages".
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to a decade-low of 5 percent in the financial year ended March 31, 2013, due to poor show of mining and farm sectors, official data showed Friday.
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) She can dance but believes she can act better - Pond's Femina Miss India World 2013 Navneet Kaur Dhillon is ready to follow in the footsteps of her predecessors and break into the acting world. She however says she won't be comfortable with intimate scenes.
Beijing, May 31 (Xinhua-ANI): Tornadoes hit the U.S. states of Oklahoma and Arkansas on Thursday, injuring at least nine people, U.S. media reported.
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) Heavy floods triggered by rainstorms have affected over 16,400 people while causing two deaths in China's Xinjiang Uygur region, authorities said.
London, May 30 (ANI): English football legend Gary Lineker has slammed England manager Roy Hodgson on Twitter for using 'outdated tactics', and has accused him of taking England 'back to the dark ages'.
Karachi, May 29 (ANI): Pakistan Test and one-day captain Misbah-ul Haq has expressed his determination to keep playing for his team as long as his fitness allows him, despite his presence becoming a debate at a time when many youngsters are knocking at the team's door for the 2015 World Cup.
Mexico City, May 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's telecommunications industry grew 12.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the same period last year, thanks to surging demand for satellite television, long-distance calling and wireless services, authorities said.
Rio de Janeiro, May 28 (IANS) Some of Brazil's stadiums which will host the FIFA Confederations Cup in June are facing problems, two weeks before the beginning of the tourney.
London, May 26 (IANS) Fashion designer Marc Jacobs, who already has three fashion lines and 10 fragrances, is all set to launch his own make-up range.
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Remember the classic cat-eye makeup of Asha Parekh, Sadhna, Sharmila Tagore and Helen that elongates the eye and gives it a feline look? If the style was popular back then, even now it continues to be a favourite for actresses over the years and, hence, of their fans off-screen, makeup gurus say.
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Australian model-actress Kristina Akheeva, to be seen as a British girl in the forthcoming comedy "Yamla Pagla Deewana 2" (YPD2), hopes she is not trapped in the image of a "foreign girl".
Good luck to the UPA as it attempts to put a positive spin on its nine years in power. But let me insert here a word of caution about the manner in which its war on terror is causing the world's second largest Muslim population to be dangerously alienated from the state.
Washington, May 23 (ANI): When a solar flare filled with charged particles erupts from the Sun, its magnetic fields sometime break a widely accepted rule of physics.
New York, May 23 (ANI): A man from Sacramento has been arrested for calling 911 more than 100 times in about a month.
Sydney, May 22 (ANI): Australian opener David Warner is expected to plead guilty before a Cricket Australia (CA) hearing via teleconference from India with regard to a series of hostile tweets that he directed at News Limited journalists Robert Craddock and Malcolm Conn while playing for the Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Tokyo, May 21 (ANI): All Nippon Airways (ANA), the Japan's largest airlines, has announced plans to serve Ramen Noodles to its passengers from June 1, 2013.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Dresses, gowns, kaftans, pants, skirts and lingerie... for all those mothers-to-be who want to look hip and relaxed and keep their fashion quotient high, there's plenty to choose from. But comfort must be key, warn experts.
Los Angeles, May 21 (IANS) Actresses might typically go for treatment if their face wrinkles too much, but Winona Ryder says she is very much proud of the lines on her forehead.
Panaji, May 20 (IANS) The Russian mafia could be operating in Goa, just as the Indian tourism mafia could be operating in Pakistan, said Russia's newly-appointed honorary consul Victor Albuquerque here Monday.
Beijing, May 20 (Xinhua-ANI): The Syrian army on Sunday launched a wide-scale operation to recapture the border city of al-Qussair near Lebanon, and has regained large swathes of the strategic city, local media reported.
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) After "Son Of Sardaar", actors Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha will reportedly come together again for one of Prabhudheva's upcoming directorials.
London, May 20 (ANI): Rihanna has posed in the style of legendary actress Marilyn Monroe for her latest photoshoot.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Tornadoes tore through three central American states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa with baseball-sized hail and wind blasts ripping roofs off homes and turning trees to matchsticks, as severe weather swept the region.
Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) Accusing Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of systematically covering up the mining scam in Odisha, the Congress party here Sunday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into it.
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) The trailer of Superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama "Kochadaiyaan", which was supposed to be unveiled at the ongoing Cannes film festival, was called off at the last minute because the team is still working on the final output of the trailer.
Los Angeles, May 17 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian is reportedly unhappy with her beau Kanye West's plans to go on a world tour post the birth of their first child.
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer A.R. Rahman, who managed to have a glimpse of one of the songs from superstar Rajinikanth-starrer Tamil period-drama "Kochadaiyaan", describes it as "epic".
Washington, May 15 (IANS) A ghastly video posted online shows how barbaric the Syrian civil war can be. A rebel fighter is seen carving into the body of a Syrian government soldier, cutting out his heart and liver, putting the heart in his mouth and taking a bite, CNN has reported.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Scientists have developed a biodegradable implant, which in combination with a gel - that increases nerve growth and healing - can help restore the functionality of a torn or damaged nerve.
Agartala, May 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the ONGC's first commercial power project in Tripura next month, an official said here Monday.
Delhi Chief Minister. Sheila Dikshit has interacted with the MPs and MLAs on the issues related to unauthorized colonies, section 81 of the Delhi Land Rules, extension of Lal Dora and overlapping jurisdiction of police and other agencies in the presence of UD
London, May 12 (ANI): London, May 12 (ANI): Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has said that winning FA Cup Final at Wembley will act as a breakthrough for the club to retain its position at the Premier League, while they still face a fight in their survival at Barclays Permier League since the last two games of the season.
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd will be launching three new vehicles, including a passenger carrier, and investing around Rs.600 crore this year while rejigging its organisational structure in line with its mission to be one of the top 10 truck-makers and top five bus-makers in the world, said a top company official.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Gift her diamonds and designer wear for sure this Mother's Day. But how about also pampering that most important woman in your life with a luxuriating skin treatment package that will bring back the glow on her face.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Swedish and Spanish engineers have created a system of sensors that detects fruit odours more effectively than the human sense of smell.
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A couple, living in a barrel-shaped fuel tank in a Russian city, have been stripped of the parental rights to their 10-month-old child.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Making a breakthrough in cell-based therapies, Duke University biomedical engineers have grown three-dimensional human heart muscle that acts just like natural tissue.
London, May 5 (ANI): Australian cricketer Chris Rogers has vowed that his team will be having the last laugh during the Ashes when they win the series even though he admitted that he is friends with English cricketer Steven Finn, with whom he plays in the Middlesex county side.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Apparel brands and designers have launched lines in bright and bold colours for this season, but international fashion brand United Colours of Benetton is promoting black and white clothes this summer.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Doctors have time and again harped on the importance of using a sunscreen to protect one's skin. For many, however, choosing the right sunscreen is a tough choice, what with scores of products with various SPFs (Sun Protection Factors) flooding store shelves.
Tbilisi (Georgia), May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgia will not boycott next year's Winter Olympics in the Russian city of Sochi after the country's National Olympic Committee voted unanimously in favour of taking part.
Barcelona, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Spanish fashion house Victorio & Lucchino unveiled a collection of bridal gowns at the Pasarela Gaudi Novia show in Barcelona with removable segments that allow them to be used as a party dress after the ceremony.
Chennai, May 2 (IANS) Polaris Financial Technology is going in for an organisational restructuring and would soon finalise a consultant for this, company chairman Arun Jain said Thursday.
New York, May 1 (ANI): An ancient limestone tablet covered with a mysterious Hebrew text that features the archangel Gabriel is being exhibited in Jerusalem.
Chennai, April 29 (IANS) India's second largest general insurer, the Rs.9,266 crore premium United India Insurance Company Ltd. will soon select a consultant to chart its second wave of transformation and accelerate its growth, said a top company official.
New Delhi, Apr. 29 (ANI): Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has called for a balanced outcome from the ongoing EU-India Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) negotiations.
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Biologists and physicists in the US have shown that cancer cells that separate or drift off from the tumor site are more dangerous than non-malignant cells, according to a study.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): Cancer cells, which can break out of a tumour and invade other organs, are much more aggressive and nimble than nonmalignant cells, a new study has found.
Film: "Iron Man 3"; Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Ben Kingsley, Guy Pearce, Gwyneth Paltrow, Rebecca Hall, Don Cheadle, Paul Bettany (voice), Jon Favreau, Ty Simpkins; Director: Shane Black; Rating: ***
Melbourne, Apr. 25 (ANI): A deep-blue diamond ring made by renowned Italian company Bulgari, has been auctioned off for 1.8 million dollars per carat - beating the previous record for a blue diamond, which was sold for 1.68 million dollars per carat.
London, April 25 (ANI): Sofia Vergara has decided to add a shapewear line to her existing Kmart collection.
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Hollywood actor Shia LaBeouf is said to be in talks to star alongside Brad Pitt in director David Ayer's "Fury".
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Free passage between Hong Kong and Shenzhen - crucial growth epicentres of China - will empower the youth and provide them greater opportunities for employment and cultural exchange, it was announced here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr. 24 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram today said that India would limit the fiscal deficit for 2013-14 to below 4.8 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
New York, April 24 (ANI): Rihanna stunned her followers on Instagram by uploading a sultry topless image of herself, while getting her hair done for the Atlanta concert.
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra Public Service Commission examinations will be conducted all over the state May 18, it was announced here Monday.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Researchers analyzing gene expression data from 22 tumor types have identified multiple metabolic expression changes associated with cancer.
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani should stick to national security and leave it to politicians to sort out for whom and why Pakistan was created, said a leading Pakistani daily Monday after the army chief's comment that Islam can never be taken out of Pakistan.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) It is tough to give a modern look to India's age-old fabrics and crafts, but the joy of giving a new life to "forgotten" art forms is incomparable and "satisfying", says fashion industry veteran Niki Mahajan, who is reviving the dying Lucknowi craft of Mukaish Badla.
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actor Nawazzuddin Siddiqui's Marathi dialogues in Dibaker Banerjee's short film for "Bombay Talkies", will have English subtitles for making it universally viable.
Mumbai, April 19 (ANI): India Against Corruption (IAC) activist Anjali Damania on Friday took a dig at Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar over his recent controversial "urine to fill dry dams" remark and his role in an irrigation scam in the state, saying there was a need to break his pride and force him to resign.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Do you want painless treatment for your wrinkles? Spanish skincare brand Skeyndor offers a solution in the form of "corrective treatment".
Thiruvananthapuram, April 17 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday announced floating a new company to provide potable water in the state.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Aerobic exercise can help former heavy drinkers to reverse the damage alcohol has done to the brain, researchers say.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Two international teams of astronomers studying long-lasting gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) have concluded that they likely arose from the catastrophic death of supergiant stars hundreds of times larger than the Sun.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A binary star that potentially weighed 300 to 400 solar masses at birth has been observed, which astronomers believe that could be the most massive double star discovered so far.
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS/EFE) The first night of Fashion Rio put the spotlight on the Andalusian woman, focusing on the sobriety and sensuality of the women from the Spanish region.
Panaji, April 16 (IANS) No foreign mafia exists in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the legislative assembly Tuesday adding that foreigners in Goa were under "unobtrusive" surveillance.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Your survival post chemotherapy may depend on your genes, scientists say.
Washington, Apr. 15 (ANI): The United States is aiding Syrians in rebel-held areas and is kept quiet about protecting aid workers and recipients.
Ahmedabad/Pune, April 14 (IANS) Your bill reads zero in a restaurant in Ahmedabad and you are told the person who had come before you has paid for your meal. You get into an auto in the same city and the driver tells you you can pay whatever you want at the end of the journey. You shop in Pune and at the billing counter the salesperson tells you you can pay what you deem is the price of the product.
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) He has his family to fall back upon during any crisis, but otherwise Aditya Roy Kapoor would like to make it big in filmdom on his own. The actor says he and his two brothers may think about working together in a movie.