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Jan 26, 2015

Salim Khan rejects Padma Shri, says he deserves a Padma Bhushan at least

Salim Khan, famous screenwriter and Salman Khan's father, has refused to accept the Padma Shri award saying that it's too late for the government to acknowledge his contribution in the field of cinema. Khan also stated that he believes that he is worthy of a higher civilian honour than Padma Shri. #NewsTracker #Padma Bhushan #Padma Shri #Salim Khan #Sri Sri Ravishankar

Jan 26, 2015

Anti-climax: US business honchos give Obama, Modi’s CEO meeting a miss

Days before Obama's high-powered visit, India had reconstituted its side of the forum by replacing Ratan Tata with Cyrus Mistry as its co-chairman #Barrack Obama #Boeing #Cyrus Mistry #Gautam Adani #General Electric #Jamie Dimon #Jeffrey Immelt #Jim McNerney #JP Morgan #Mukesh Ambani #Narendra Modi #US-India CEOs Forum

Jan 26, 2015

From giant crab to Sardar Patel statue: Photos of Republic Day floats

The Delhi rain and fog didn't dampen the patriotic fervour and glory of the Republic Day parade. We take a look at the floats from some of the states. #Delhi #ImagesOfTheDay #Obama in India #Obama visit #Republic Day #Republic Day 2015 #Republic Day 2015 parade

Jan 26, 2015

All-women contingent to gum-chewing Obama: Top moments of R-day parade

Following are six moments of our show that caught our eye, some of them, we are sure were not intended to be deliberate eye-catchers. #Barack Obama #Goa crab #Mangalyaan #Narendra Modi #Obama at Republic Day parade #Obama visit #Pranab Mukherjee #Republic Day

Jan 26, 2015

RK Laxman’s health deteriorating, put back on ventilator support

Noted cartoonist R K Laxman's health has taken a turn for the worse and he has now been put back on mechanical ventilator support, news reports said this morning. #India #Mangeshkar Hospital #NewsTracker #Pune #RK Laxman

Jan 26, 2015

Obama hug, selfie with Abbott and Jinping swing session: Is this Modi’s diplomatic weapon?

Modi embraces new "bro" Obama after the joint address by the two leaders in Delhi ahead of India's 66th Republic Day celebrations. #India #Mangeshkar Hospital #NewsTracker #Pune #RK Laxman

Jan 26, 2015

National anthem in Big B’s voice and more: ‘Patriot’ Bollywood celebrates Republic Day on Twitter

While several Bollywood celebrities took to Twitter to wish tweeple on Republic Day, Amitabh Bachchan took the opportunity to launch a video of him singing the national anthem at Rabindranath Tagore's ancestral home, Jorasanko. #Amitabh Bachchan #Bollywood #Dia Mirza #Priyanka Chopra #Republic Day #Sonakshi Sinha

Jan 26, 2015

Hugs, chai pe charcha and hotline for chatting: The fascinating bromance of Modi, Obama

Modi's "super hot" chemistry with Obama has built slowly but surely over a period of a few months, and it is the most talked about thing around the World since the US President's three-day visit started on Sunday. #Bromance #hugs #India #Lists #NewsTracker #Obama visit #Obama-Modi #US

Jan 26, 2015

25-year-old Captain Divya Ajith leads first all-women contingent in Republic Day parade

Captain Divya Ajith Kumar of the Corps of Army Air Defence led a contingent of 154 women officers and cadets during the parade, where US President Barack Obama was present as the chief guest. #Captain Divya #Captain Divya Ajith Kumar #First all women contingent at Republic Day #India #Indian Army #Indian defence forces #Obama visit #Puja Thakur #Sword of Honour

Jan 26, 2015

Cloud clears? SpiceJet to get Rs 1,500 cr by 30 April; regulatory approvals could be a breeze

If indeed Sebi makes this exemption, it could be taken as an indication that getting other necessary approvals will be a breeze for Singh and his team #Ajay Singh #Revival Plan #SEBI #SpiceJet #Takeover Code