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Outlook India editor-in-chief Vinod Mehta, has been approached by the Vijay Mallya-led United Breweries group to endorse their Bagpiper whisky. Mehta’s conduct on many recent episodes of The Newshour debate with Arnab Goswami, after consuming alcohol, has greatly impressed the UB chairman.  “Wow! Awesome, yaar! Every night on The Newshour, people get so tensed and [...]

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Reliance Industries Ltd has told The UnReal Times that the much talked about, yet highly under-reported, accident that took place on Pedder Road a few days ago, involving an Aston Martin, registered in the name of Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Ports and Terminals, was in fact the handiwork of a ghost, like in the movie [...]

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NDTV has acquired a majority stake in Tehelka by purchasing shares from TMC MP KD Singh, Kapil Sibal, Minty (Tarun Tejpal’s brother), Ram Jethmalani and former editor Shoma Chaudhury. NDTV chairman Dr. Prannoy Roy dubbed it a ‘strategic acquisition’ which will augment the news channel’s capabilities in covering 2002, Snoopgate, and more of 2002. Accordingly, [...]

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IRCTC is all set to monetize the ‘Service Unavailable’ page on its portal by displaying Google ads. The move is expected to net millions of dollars per month in ad revenues for the Indian Railways site, making it one of the hottest digital properties in cyberspace. “Millions of people log on to IRCTC daily and over quarter [...]

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In a case of investor mix-up, a twit bought shares of ‘Tweeter Home Entertainment’ and then proudly tweeted that he was one of the owners of Twitter. It was the ticker that tricked the poor twit, having bought TWTRQ where Q clearly stands for questionable judgement. Having failed to take a cue from the Q, [...]

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Mr Cyrus Mistry, Chairman of Tata Motors, issued a statement to the press today on the appointment of Mr Ajay Maken as Chief Consultant for reducing the turning radius on the Tata Indica: “If you have attempted a u-turn on the Tata Indica, you would know the challenge with the turning radius on the Tata [...]

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Apple announced that as part of its image overhaul for the Indian market, it will rebrand itself as Onion. Apple CEO Tim Cook said that the move made perfect sense given that the onion is now perceived in India as a luxury good, connoting wealth and affluence, and yet is also a necessity with high [...]

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India’s most-widely read newspaper, The Times of India, is facing stiff competition from its own sibling, The Economic Times. The reason? A generous dose of fawning articles on India’s new RBI governor, Dr. Raghuram Rajan, have ensured that The Economic Times has surpassed ToI as India’s most widely read news-daily. At a grand party thrown to [...]

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After purchasing Nokia’s devices division for $7.2 billion to gain a foothold in the highly contested but fast growing market for mobile devices, tech giant Microsoft will be making another investment, this time in the rapidly expanding social media space. Microsoft is all set to purchase rival Google’s erstwhile social network, Orkut, for an undisclosed [...]

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After facing a series of lawsuits in the United States, IT major Infosys is now facing a lawsuit from the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India for severe delays in delivering a software application. The UnReal Times invited both the parties for a panel discussion to understand the issue. The Government of India was [...]

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