A Christmas Controversy - Inane Express - 04

Off late, Modi’s ministers and allies are in the news much for controversy than for performance. Congress have only one Rahul Gandhi, while BJP… so many! This shows one thing. It’s not only the leader that matters, but also his pupils. PM Modi to warn them not to cross the Lakshman Rekha. But whose line is it anyway? Dec 24, 2014

Top 5 Smartphones launched in India in 2014

New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): The year 2014 can be named as the year of smartphones. And, there is no doubt that smartphones are getting bigger and better with time.So, here is a list of top five smartphones launched in the year 2014.Apple iPhone 6, the much talked about smartphone of the year finally marked its presence in the big smartphone league in 2014, and that too with a bang. The 4.7-in iPhone 6 combine three of Apple's favorite things: light, thin and aluminum. Next in line was Samsung's Galaxy Note 4, device embraces it's extraordinary 5.7- inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display along with S Pen with a superior viewing experience that provides users with a unique and powerful mobile experience.Motorola Moto G (Second generation) this Android Lollipop device is probably the best budget smartphone of the year which offers all required features and is not very heavy on users pocket.Although this year Sony Xperia Z3 sales got suppressed because of other competitive smartphones but it marked its presence and made some shoppers go wow with its exceptional features.Lastly we talk about the smartphone that entered the Indian market and brought a revolution in the online sale scenario as Xiomi Mi3 was available exclusively through Flipkart and every time the sale started all smartphones Dec 24, 2014

First Look of movie 'Hawaizaada'

Mumbai, Dec 24 (ANI): The cast and crew of upcoming Bollywood biopic 'Hawaizaada' launched its trailer in India's entertainment capital Mumbai on Tuesday. 'Hawaizaada' is based on the life of Indian scientist Shivkar Bapuji Talpade who has been credited to have constructed India's first airplane. The film has been set in Mumbai, 1895. The film also stars Mithun Chakraborty and actress Pallavi Sharda. Pallavi, an Indian-Australian actress, said she was honoured to be in the historical movie at this stage in her career. The film has been directed by Bollywood writer-director Vibhu Puri and is slated for release on 30th January, 2015. Dec 24, 2014

BSE closes points 297.85 down on Dec 24

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 297.85 points down to stand at 27,208.61. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 92.90 points down to stand at 8,174.10. JAIPRAKASH ASSOCIATES LTD and UNITECH were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 8.96% and 4.87% along with ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE and MAHINDRA & MAHINDRA FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD. with an increase of 4.80% and 4.33% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include PMCFIN and RASOYA PROTEINS LTD. with a decrease of 9.78% and 4.88% along with JETAIRWAYS and PAGE INDUSTRIES LTD with a decrease of 3.30% and 3.28% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 123.14 points at 18,462.55 while the banking sector is down 80.66 points at 21,226.64 and the reality sector is up 17.12 points at 1,519.85. The Indian currency is up 0.35% at Rs 63.50 per dollar. Dec 24, 2014

Politicos condemn Bodo militant attack, call for strict action against culprits

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Politicos on Wednesday condemned the attack by Bodo militants in Kokrajhar and Sonitpur districts of Assam in which atleast 40 innocent people were killed. They also called for strict action against the culprits. An indefinite curfew has been imposed in five police station areas of Sonitpur district. Dec 24, 2014

BJP leaders hail Bharat Ratna for Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Madan Mohan Malaviya

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Former prime minister and BJP veteran Atal Bihari Vajpayee and freedom fighter Madan Mohan Malaviya will be honoured with the country's highest civilian award the "Bharat Ratna", the government announced on Wednesday. Senior BJP leaders hailed the decision and said that it is a proud moment for them. They said that it was a fitting recognition of the services of the "illustrious stalwarts" to the nation. Dec 24, 2014

Politicians and celebrities pay homage to veteran film director K. Balachander

Chennai, Dec 24 (ANI): Politicians and many celebrities on Wednesday paid homage to veteran Tamil film director K. Balachander, who passed away on Tuesday at a hospital in Chennai. He was 84. DMK Chief M Karunanidhi and film star Rajnikanth were among many celebrities and politicians who paid their last respects to Balachander.The death of K Balachander has left the entire South Indian film industry in mourning. Rajnikanth expressed deep shock and grief at the passing away of the veteran director. Film actress Radhika Sarathkumar termed the death as shocking and loss to Indian cinema. Dec 24, 2014

BJP Parliamentary Board Meeting ends

New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday during the BJP Parliamentary board meeting appointed observers for Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir, a day after the party's good show in the assembly elections in the two states. General Secretary J.P. Nadda and Vinay Sahstrabuddhe have been appointed as the party observers to oversee the election of the leader of the legislature party in Jharkhand. For Jammu and Kashmir, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and party secretary Arun Singh have been appointed as observers. The Parliamentary board meeting was attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley, Rajnath Singh, Sushma Swaraj and M. Venkaiah Naidu, among others. Dec 24, 2014

Omar Abdullah submits his resignation as chief minister of JandK

Jammu, Dec 24 (ANI): Omar Abdullah on Wednesday met Jammu and Kashmir Governor Narinder Nath Vohra and submitted his resignation from the post of chief minister of the state. He said that he submitted his resignation accepting people's verdict in the assembly elections. Abdullah said that he is waiting to see what other combinations of political parties emerge from this Assembly election, although he refuted claims of any talks with other parties for a coalition government. Further, he said that it is not the responsibility of National Conference to take responsibility of who forms the government in the state. Dec 24, 2014