IISC Bangalore Attack Case: Six People Convicted

A fast track court, in the south Indian city of Bangalore, has convicted six people who were held responsible for the terror attack on the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), in 2005. The convictions were delivered on Saturday. Dec 17, 2011

Fake Currency Menace: Government Empowers National Investigation Agency

The Indian government has empowered the National Investigation Agency (NIA), under the National Investigation Agency Act, to inquire into the fake currency racket in the country and prosecute those held responsible, according to Namo Narain Meena, the Minister of State for Finance. Dec 17, 2011

Sunny Leone is Most Googled Celebrity in India

Indo-Canadian adult film star Sunny Leone is, apparently, the most googled celebrity in India. The 30-year-old has reportedly beaten out all the top actresses in Bollywood. Dec 15, 2011

Veena Malik to do Item Numbers

Pakistani actress and model Veena Malik, who has been firmly in the news following nude photo shoots for FHM India, is reportedly to be next seen in a forthcoming Bollywood film, as an item girl. Dec 14, 2011

14 Bird Species are Critically Endangered: Ministry of Environments and Forests

It is a tragic reality that there are as many as 14 species of Indian birds that are critically endangered; these include the Indian Vulture, the Bengal Florican (or the Bengal Bustard) and the Red-Headed Vulture. The information was released via a press release by the Indian Ministry of Environments and Forests. Dec 14, 2011

India Gold Expected to Fall Due to Weak Equity Markets

Gold futures, which hit their lowest level in a week, are likely to extend losses following weak equity markets, while silver is likely to extend losses by more than 2 percent following the yellow metal. Dec 12, 2011