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The most talked about tweets from the world of sports in 2016

The most talked about tweets from the world of sports in 2016

Here are the top 6 tweets that made the headline in 2016.

Dec 17, 2016, 16:01 PM IST

2016 in review: When a cricket-obsessed nation was clean bowled by gymnast Dipa Karmakar

One of the strangest things ever to have happened in Indian sports was witnessed in Rio, on the eve of country’s 70th Independence Day.

Dec 15, 2016, 17:14 PM IST
Kapil Sharma: The 'Sharmaji ka ladka' we all love

Kapil Sharma: The 'Sharmaji ka ladka' we all love

Well, we all have a 'Sharmaji ka ladka' in our lives who our parents compare us to, all the time. And, admit it, we hate him from the bottom of our hearts. But, ace comedian Kapil Sharma has broken this stereotype. By proving this notion wrong, he has without-a-doubt emerged as our favourite 'Sharmaji ka ladka' of all times.

Dec 15, 2016, 15:42 PM IST
Pratyusha Banerjee suicide: A curious case of 'Balika Vadhu', her boyfriend and the 'other' woman!

Pratyusha Banerjee suicide: A curious case of 'Balika Vadhu', her boyfriend and the 'other' woman!

The perspective about Indian television underwent a major transformation in 2008 with the advent of a show based on the sensitive subject of marriage.

Dec 15, 2016, 15:30 PM IST
Hit and misses of Bollywood movies released in 2016

Hit and misses of Bollywood movies released in 2016

What a fabulous year it has been for Bollywood movies! From biopics, patriotic themes, sequels and franchises, controversial flicks to the highly anticipated ones, movies this year have definitely raised a bar for Bollywood.

Dec 14, 2016, 16:29 PM IST
King Bhumibol Adulyadej: 10 defining pictures of Thailand's 'God'

King Bhumibol Adulyadej: 10 defining pictures of Thailand's 'God'

Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world's longest-serving monarch, died on 13th Oct at the age of 88. The king ruled the kingdom for seven decades. 

 

Dec 14, 2016, 16:15 PM IST
Armed forces heroes: SALUTE! These brave sons of the soil sacrificed their lives to protect India

Armed forces heroes: SALUTE! These brave sons of the soil sacrificed their lives to protect India

In 2016, India faced many attacks by coward terrorists who tried every means to disturb peace prevailing in India but our brave soldiers of armed forces successfully defeated the ill purposes of these terrorists. Let's SALUTE our brave soldiers who sacrificed their lives to protect us and India!

Dec 14, 2016, 15:41 PM IST

Virat Kohli & R Ashwin – The rise and rise of India’s match-winning duo in 2016

Since taking over the Test captaincy from Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli has been in the form of his life.

Dec 14, 2016, 15:23 PM IST

Celebrities who departed in 2016

Dec 08, 2016, 20:36 PM IST
2015: A Year in Rhyme - Watch

2015: A Year in Rhyme - Watch

As we bid adieu to 2015, Rascalas, a YouTube channel from Culture Machine, has come up with a video to sum up the events that best described the eventful year. Written and performed by Mathiyanan Rajendran, the video chronicles the most heart-breaking and inspiring events in equal measure.

Dec 30, 2015, 16:32 PM IST

MCA dishes out sweet and sour regulatory cocktail in 2014

It took almost six decades for India to get a new set of rules for the way companies are set up and regulated, but it took just a few months to again change them with an aim to make it easier to do business in the country.

Dec 26, 2014, 12:18 PM IST

Pharma in 2014: Deals worth billions and fines worth millions

It's been a year of bitter medicine for Indian pharma companies with fines worth millions of dollars imposed by various foreign regulators, even as they stitched together deals worth billions of dollars, including the high profile Sun-Ranbaxy merger.

Dec 26, 2014, 11:27 AM IST

Gold loses sheen to import curbs; smugglers make hay

For silver, the year has been even worse with a fall of about 20 percent in its price.

Dec 25, 2014, 14:18 PM IST

Sensex gains over 6,000 points; gears for best rally in 5 years

Riding high on the sentiments, the stock market is gearing up for its best performance in five years with a rally of over 6,000 points in the benchmark Sensex in 2014 -- which also saw the investors' wealth hitting Rs 100 trillion level for the first time in history.

Dec 25, 2014, 14:16 PM IST

EPFO set for major overhaul in new year

EPFO could not do much about expanding its investment options to maximise the returns for providing higher interest rate to its subscribers during 2014, and fresh attempts can be made in the new year in this regard.

Dec 22, 2014, 12:39 PM IST

Indian debt sells like hot cake abroad; fetches $19-bn in 2014

Across all investment grade categories, the Indian companies and banks mopped up a record high amount of USD 19 billion in 2014 -- led by corporate giant Reliance Industries that grossed up a hefty USD 3.3 billion in forex debt.

Dec 22, 2014, 12:16 PM IST

Retail grows to $560-bn in 2014; FDI hopes hang in balance

While the previous UPA government had allowed up to 51 per cent FDI in multi-brand retail, no foreign retailer apart from Tesco had approached the government for permission to set up stores to sell multiple brands under one roof.

Dec 21, 2014, 13:28 PM IST