Navy chief Admiral DK Joshi quits after another submarine fire, govt quickly … – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: In an unprecedented step, Navy chief Admiral Devender Kumar Joshi resigned on Wednesday, owning “moral responsibility” for warship and submarine accidents over the last six months,…

LG to offer its first smartwatch this year – Washington Post

Washington PostSEOUL, South Korea — LG Electronics Inc. says it will launch a computerized wristwatch later this year, entering a nascent market where Samsung Electronics Co., Sony Corp. and smaller…

Baftas 2014: Certainties, surprises and Oscar predictions – BBC News

BBC NewsThis year’s Baftas may not have had any big shocks, but there were enough surprises to make the Oscar ceremony in two weeks’ time look like it might have…

Miley Cyrus Dials Up Both The Crazy And The Talent At Bangerz Opening Show – Contactmusic.com

Contactmusic.comOn Friday night, Miley Cyrus rode a giant hot dog, put on fake buckteeth and twerked on some furry animals. No, that’s not a typical night out for the rebellious…

Developing Countries Obsessed With Social Media – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceDeveloping Countries, social media, world technology Even though the U.S. might be the place of origin for Facebook, America’s use of the Internet, particularly social media is quite…

Second Danish zoo may kill a giraffe called Marius – BBC News

BBC NewsA second Danish zoo has said it may have to put down one of its giraffes, despite a storm of protest after a similar move by Copenhagen Zoo. The…

Scarlett Johansson ends relationship with Oxfam over SodaStream endorsement – Daily Mail

Daily MailScarlett Johansson has ended her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticised over her support for an Israeli soda maker company that operates in the West Bank. A…

Ukraine Leader Offers Compromise Before Vote on Cabinet (2) – Businessweek

BusinessweekAnti-government protestors look towards police lines from a wall of tires on Grushevskogo Street in Kiev on Jan. 27, 2014. Photographer: Rob Stothard/Getty Images. Ukraine’s leader offered a compromise to…

What would the tennis world look like if Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal had … – Herald Sun

Herald SunROGER Federer and Rafael Nadal have won 30 grand slam titles between them, and played one another eight times in the final of a major tournament. Federer has won…

Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Hateful Eight’: What Should He Do Next? – MTV.com

MTV.comWith his planned Western shelved for now, here are seven suggestions for Tarantino’s next film. By Josh Wigler. Thanks to a “betrayal” and a script leak, Quentin Tarantino will not…

Batman vs. Superman release stalled till 2016 – India Today

India TodayThe release date of the upcoming superhero movie ‘Batman vs. Superman’ has been delayed till May 6th, 2016, it has been revealed. According to Variety Magazine, the delay was…

‘I kept telling Sunanda to forget unpleasant things’ – Times of India

Times of IndiaSunanda Pushkar Tharoor’s close friend Zarine Khan is devastated at her untimely demise. We had first met the two at Delhi’s Couture Week a few years ago, at…

Inside Hollande’s love triangle – Irish Times

Irish TimesThe French are entertained by the antics of President François Hollande, but will his new lover, Julie Gayet, become first lady, and will Valérie Trierweiler, his spurned former mistress,…

Movie Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a game of intrigue – India Today

India TodayKenneth Branagh, iconic actor-director from the stables of the Royal Shakespeare Company, sure is on a wild, wild Hollywood trip. After redefining Norse legend with his 2011 blockbuster Thor,…

Pope assails ‘throwaway culture’ of abortion – USA TODAY

USA TODAYROME — Pope Francis on Monday called abortion “horrific” and said it was part of a new “throwaway culture” he said wasted human life as easily as it wasted…

Angry Dennis Rodman defends North Korea basketball game – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Eccentric basketball star Dennis Rodman Tuesday defended his controversial visit to North Korea with a team of former NBA players, saying it was a “great idea for the…

Chiwetel Ejiofor is phone-less on Globes day – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThere’s a reason Chiwetel Ejiofor hasn’t heard from the most important people in his life yet, after receiving his Golden Globes nomination this morning. “I don’t have my phone…

India’s Top Court Upholds 153-Year-Old Law Criminalizing Gay Sex – Bloomberg

BloombergIndia’s top court upheld a 153-year-old colonial-era law that criminalizes gay sex, leaving it up to lawmakers to amend the legislation in a setback for homosexual rights in the world’s…

China Prepares to Launch Moon Rover Mission – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Preparations to launch China’s first robotic expedition to the moon’s surface entered their final hours on Sunday as engineers filled fuel tanks of a rocket…