Forbes magazine's list of world's 100 richest sportspersons places Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on the 31st spot, ahead of 'Sprint King' Usain Bolt, tennis star Novak Djokovic and his own teammate, Sachin Tendulkar.
A massive fire engulfed Mantralaya, the Maharashtra government's headquarters, and caused loss of human life, property and crucial documents
Godman Nithyananda, who went missing after facing criminal charges including rape, was arrested for a day and later granted bail.
The 'Satyamev Jayate' episode highlighting malpractices in the medical profession aired on May 27th. The Indian Medical Association later demanded an apology from star host Aamir Khan for 'defaming and demoralising the medical profession' on his show.
An RTI reply revealed that the Planning Commission spent a staggering Rs. 35 lakh to renovate two toilets in New Delhi. The Commission came under fire, since it had only recently said that only those earning less than Rs 28 a day would fall below the poverty line
Gold medalist athlete Pinki Pramanik was accused of being a male, held for the alleged rape of her roommate and sent to judicial custody.
The big fat Indian wedding of Telugu superstar Ram Charan Teja to childhood sweetheart Upasna Kamineni had everyone from Amitabh Bachchan to Rajnikant attending the grand affair.
Six years after a whirlwind romance and wedding in November 2006, Katie Holmes filed for divorce from her husband Tom Cruise on June 28.
Indian magician PC Sorcar Jr, the man who 'vanished' the Taj Mahal in November 2000, called popular author J.K Rowling a liar, saying there have been many Harrys in magic, from Harry Houdini to Harry Keller.
A teenaged British girl went to sleep in April and woke up in June. She suffered from 'Sleeping Beauty' syndrome, a rare neurological disorder wherein a person can sleep continuosly for months at a time.