Elton John stage collapses in Mexico injuring three

Three workers were injured Thursday when the stage for an upcoming Elton John concert collapsed at the Maya pyramids of Chichen Itza, in southern Mexico, event organizers said. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital where two were promptly released but the third was retained for surgery to a fractured leg,” concert organizer Jorge Esma told AFP. The concert …

India launches its 3rd indigenous naval destroyer- INS Chennai

Today the Defence Minister AK Antony’s wife Elizabeth Antony launched India’s third indigenous naval destroyer INS Chennai in Mumbai. The Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nirmal Verma was also there to witness the event.
This missile destroyer was built under the code name of Project 15 Alpha at the Mazagaon Docks in Mumbai.
It is the third

Rakhi Sawant to contest against ex-boyfriend in dance show

Bollywood item girl Rakhi Sawant will contest against her ex-boyfriend Abhishek Avasthi in an upcoming celebrity dance reality show “Zara Nachke Dikha”, to be aired on STAR Plus soon.
Rakhi, however, declined to comment on the issue.
“I am a performer. Whoever comes and performs, be it Abhishek (Avasthi), Shah Rukh or Aamir Khan, I am going

Leonardo DiCaprio to play FBI chief in new film?

Leonardo DiCaprio is all set to play the director of America’’s Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in a new film, according to reports.
Following in the footsteps of stars like Billy Crudup and Bob Hoskins, the ‘Titanic’ star is in talks to play the powerful role in a new biopic about J. Edgar Hoover, reports the

Census 2011 kicked off today

April 1 marked the beginning of the ever biggest Census in the human history that covers Indian population of 1.2 billion people.
The President Pratibha Patil was the first citizen to be enumerated in this decennial exercise.
Sharing her personal details with a census enumerator, the president said. “My name is Pratibha Devi Singh Patil

CCL posts Rs.1,500 crore profit in 2009-10

Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) Thursday announced profit of Rs.1,500 crore in the 2009-2010 financial year.
“The profit in 2009-2010 has almost doubled to Rs.1,500 crore from the previous year’s profit of Rs.763.80 crore,” R.K. Saha, CCL chairman-cum-managing director, said here.
He said the company produced 47 million tonnes of coal against a target of 46.1 million tonnes

Hyundai sells record 31,501 units in March

Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL), India’s second largest car manufacturer, sold 31,501 units in the domestic market, the highest sales figure since the company started operations in 1998.
The sales in March were 27.3 percent more than the sales registered in the corresponding month last year.
Hyundai, also the largest passenger car exporter, exported 23,534 units in