India vs Australia: What's your excuse for taking a leave from office?

To witness the high octane match between India and Australia, employees in offices across India are concocting excuses for taking a leave.So what's your reason?

Maggie Smith to depart 'Downton Abbey' at end of season 6
Maggie Smith to depart 'Downton Abbey' at end of season 6

 Maggie Smith, the Oscar-winning actress who ruled ' Downton Abbey' as the Dowager Countess Violet Crawley, has announced that she will leave the show after its sixth season.

Maggie Smith to leave 'Downton Abbey' post sixth season
Maggie Smith to leave 'Downton Abbey' post sixth season

 Actress Maggie Smith will not be seen on the popular TV drama 'Downton Abbey' after its upcoming sixth season.

Kardashians threaten to leave E!
Kardashians threaten to leave E!

 The Kardashians reportedly threatened to leave channel E! before being offered a $100 million four-year contract for their show "Keeping Up with the Kardashians".

Don't deny leave to disabled employees: Govt tells depts

Leave applied on medical certificate in connection with disability of a government employee should not be refused or revoked, the Centre has said.

'Bigg Boss 8 Halla Bol': Sambhavna threatens to leave, Dimpy remains unfazed!
'Bigg Boss 8 Halla Bol': Sambhavna threatens to leave, Dimpy remains unfazed!

The ongoing season of reality television show 'Bigg Boss' is packed with 'masala' and unlimited excitement. With just four days to the grand finale, the inmates are in no mood to control their temper or show any empathy towards each other.

Dharm Jagran Samiti chief Rajeshwar Singh goes on leave

Rajeshwar Singh, the chief of Dharm Jagran Samiti in Uttar Pradesh, has been sent on leave following controversy engulfing the 'ghar wapsi' programmes organised under his aegis, reports claimed on Friday.

Sanjay Dutt granted 14-day furlough from Yerawada Jail
Sanjay Dutt granted 14-day furlough from Yerawada Jail

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt must be a happy man currently, as he has been granted a 14-day furlough by the Yerawada Jail authorities. The actor had applied for a leave application earlier this month.

Columbus Short ordered to leave house
Columbus Short ordered to leave house

 

Los Angeles: Troubled actor Columbus Short has been hit with a court order demanding him to leave his home after failing to pay the rent.

Patriotic Preity Zinta wanted man to leave movie theatre?
Patriotic Preity Zinta wanted man to leave movie theatre?

Bollywood actress Preity Zinta has often hogged the limelight for speaking her mind and has often taken pride in being an Indian. This time she proved her patriotism yet again. According to reports, the actress sent off a man from a movie theatre, as he refused to stand up for the National Anthem.

Ranveer Singh to leave family house?
Ranveer Singh to leave family house?

There are actors in Bollywood, who would go beyond the obvious to achieve what is required for a certain character. One such being the young and energetic Ranveer Singh. This hottie is all set to move out form his parents' house, in order to prepare for his next 'Bajirao Mastani', reportedly.

First UK poll after Juncker battle shows rising support for EU exit

Public support for Britain to leave the EU is growing again after falling to a multi-year low, according to the first survey published since EU leaders nominated Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission.

Duchess Catherine to take maternity leave

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton is expected to take maternity leave from her royal duties and may not go on any official tours abroad after baby is born next year.

CBI to leave for Peru to get Israeli drug dealer

A CBI team will leave for Peru
Thursday to bring back Israeli drug lord, an important link in
policemen-drug peddler nexus reported in Goa, a senior
official said today.

Maha BJP meet inconclusive; Munde leaves for Delhi

Sulking BJP leader Gopinath Munde on Tuesday kept the party on tenterhooks about his next moves.

Anna Hazare asked to leave Swami Agnivesh

An apex body of sadhus and seers on Tuesday appealed to social activist Anna Hazare to leave the company of Swami Agnivesh as he had made "objectionable
remarks" against a holy Hindu shrine.

Vice-President Hamid Ansari arrives in Bangladesh

Vice-President Hamid Ansari arrived
here on Thursday to represent India in the joint celebrations to
mark the 150th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate
Rabindranath Tagore, an event which will be marked by a series
of cultural events in Bangladesh.

Congress leaves it to Govt to decide on action on Gandhi book

Congress on Friday left it to the
government to decide on the action on a controversial book on
Mahatma Gandhi, which has been banned by Gujarat.

Nearly 5000 Indians leave Japan

Nearly 5,000 Indians, out of a
25,000-strong community based in Japan, have already left that
country in the aftermath of tsunami caused by a massive
earthquake last week.

Uttarakhand CM announces two-year leave for women

Coinciding with the International
Women`s Day, Uttarakhand government on Tuesday announced a two-year
child care leave for state government women employees.