March 7, 2014: The day in news
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Navy hit again, officer dies in mishap on INS Kolkata
A naval officer was killed and two shipyard workers were injured on Friday in an accident involving the force's newest stealth destroyer, INS Kolkata, which was being tested at the Mazagon Dock Limited (MDL) in Mumbai.
Modi faces rebels in Bihar, so do Lalu and Nitish
Narendra Modi, Lalu Prasad and Nitish Kumar are big ticket politicians – each a serving or former chief minister and each nursing an acknowledged ambition to be India's prime minister. But, on Friday, none of the three names proved sufficiently awe-inspiring to dissuade rebellion or potential revolt in the BJP, RJD and JD (U), respectively, the party each of the three calls virtually all the shots in.
I'm not a terrorist, Modi should have met me, says Kejriwal
Rebuffed by Narendra Modi, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said he was not a terrorist and deserved to be called by him for a meeting out of courtesy.
SC rejects Sahara proposal, Roy to remain in Tihar
Calling it an insult after making it assemble a special bench, the Supreme Court on Friday ticked off the Sahara group for not coming out with a proper proposal for refunding Rs. 20,000 crore of investors money and asked it to come out with an "honourable" plan.
Sensex ends nearly 2% up; banking stocks rally
The BSE Sensex scaled a new peak for the second successive day on Friday, rising to 21,960.89 points, before closing at a record 21,919.79 points, up 405.92 points or 1.89%.
Reborn in colours: Former slave trade town seeks to become African art hub
Until last year, the few tourists who visited the small west African town of Ouidah were likely headed to the Gateway of No Return, a massive monument to the area's bleak history as a slave trading hub.
Movie review: 300 Rise of an Empire is for action buffs
The film 300: Rise of an Empire knows its audience - the action aficionado who likes his blood and gore served stylishly and in ample measure. It panders to their tastes and little else.