World Backup Day Being Observed On March 31

A day before April Fool's day, the world comes together to observe the World Backup Day on March 31. Started last year by online user Ismail Judin, this day is observed to raise awareness about the importance of safeguarding data in the interest of consumers and companies. Mar 31, 2012

Police Seize Aishwarya Rai's Fake Passport

In a raid by carried out by the Special Operation Group (SOG) in Vadodara, Gujarat, among the seized fake copies of driving licenses, passports, marks sheets, a bogus passport and a photo of Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was also seized on Thursday. Mar 31, 2012

Karnataka DGP Shankar Bidari 'Worse Than Hussain or Gaddafi,' Says HC

The Karnataka High Court dismissed the petition challenging the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) conclusion against the senior police officer Shankar Mahadev Bidari. The state high court annulled Bidari's appointment as the Director-General and Inspector General of Police and termed him "worse than Saddam Hussein or Muammar Gaddafi." Mar 31, 2012

Were PM, Sonia, Antony Aware of Tatra-BEML Deal?

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, President Pratibha Patil, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Defence Minister A K Antony knew about the Tatra-Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) deal that was allegedly tainted with kickbacks, said a leader from Karnataka. Mar 30, 2012

Mining Case: CEC Recommends Probe Into Allegations Against Yeddyurappa's Kin

The Bellary mining scam case continues to haunt BS Yeddyurappa. The Central Empowered Committee (CEC) commissioned by the Supreme Court on the alleged mining scams has recommended further probe into the former chief minister's role. However, no suggestions have been filed by the CEC on the nature of investigation. Mar 30, 2012

No Pay No Work, Air India Employees Union Proposes To Go On Strike

A consortium of unions representing employees of Air India has announced that it would go on strike from April 2 if salary dues are not paid immediately or if the Aviation Ministry fails to provide a concrete plan towards clearing all pending dues within a stipulated period. Mar 30, 2012

Yeddyurappa Organizes Breakfast For BJP MLAs

As the state budget session ends on March 30, BS Yeddyurappa, who was seen playing his hands down for some time, has seemingly resumed his efforts in pushing the central leadership over his demand for the chief ministership in Karnataka. Mar 30, 2012

Indians Glued to Internet; Most Indians Suffer Withdrawal Symptoms

The usage of internet and the dependency on online platforms has shown tremendous progress in India with 49 per cent complaining of experiencing net withdrawal symptoms within 3 hours of going offline. Indians on an average spent 12.9 hours on browsing, 9.7 hours on socialising and 6.1 hours on e-mails, every week. Mar 29, 2012