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‘India heading for Mars, doesn’t need British aid money’


August 17th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) India, which has announced it will send a space probe to Mars, is now a country with more technological prowess than Britain and the "best ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s growth will decide future Chinese engagement: Author Martin Jacques (Interview)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's role in a future world order in which China is likely to lead from the front depends a lot on what happens on this ... Read more...

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Sheryl Crow diagnosed with brain tumour


June 6th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Singer Sheryl Crow is suffering from brain tumour.The Grammy winner and breast-cancer survivor has been diagnosed with a common form of brain tumour called a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rebekah Brooks, five others arrested for phone hacking


March 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International group, and her husband were among six people arrested Tuesday in the phone hacking ... Read more...

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Historian Sharada Dwivedi dead (With Image)


February 6th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Noted urban historian and author of several books on the history and culture of Mumbai, Sharada Dwivedi passed away here Monday, a family member said. She ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cowan thanks mentor Roebuck for kick-starting his career


December 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 21 (IANS) Australia's new Test opener Ed Cowan thanked noted cricket columnist the late Peter Roebuck for helping him in his career.The 29-year-old from New South Wales, who ... Read more...

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‘No ‘R.I.P.’ for Dev Anand’


December 5th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Several Dev Anand fans have been posting "Rest In Peace" messages on social networking sites ever since the news of his demise was flashed. But ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Roebuck ruined my life, says victim


November 17th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Itai Gondo, a student whose complaint about alleged sexual harassment prompted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck to commit suicide, has come out in open for the ... Read more...

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I’m a four-day Shah Rukh Khan: Sushil Kumar


November 11th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, the winner of Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", is taking instant fame and overnight celebrity status with a pinch of salt ... Read more...

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Activists divided: For and against Hazare


August 16th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Aug 16 (IANS) Social activists are deeply divided over the anti-corruption movement led by Anna Hazare. While human rights activist Swami Agnivesh says the movement has a groundswell ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Veteran Urdu journalist dead


July 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Former chairman of Maharashtra State Urdu Academy and veteran Urdu and Hindi journalist Sajid Rashid passed away here Monday evening. He was 60.Rashid is survived by ... Read more...

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India will lose if it takes on Sri Lanka: daily


June 12th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) A Sri Lankan columnist Sunday warned that India would be the loser if it imposed economic sanctions against Colombo in the wake of calls from politicians ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Strauss should stay as England’s ODI captain: Broad


April 13th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Andrew Strauss should stay as skipper of the England one-day squad despite the team's World Cup quarterfinal exit and 6-1 drubbing at the hands of Australia, said pacer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lankan editor known for exposing govt. corruption released on bail


April 8th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr 8 (ANI): Bennett Rupasinghe, a dissident Sri Lankan journalist, who was arrested for allegedly threatening another man last month, has been granted bail.The case against the 68-year-old editor of LankaeNews.com ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan’s ‘buttery fingers’ helped India scrape into World Cup final: Roebuck


April 1st, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 1(ANI): India owes their victory against Pakistan in Wednesday's World Cup semi-final more to the mistakes of their opponents than to any inspiration of their own, noted cricket columnist ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lanka arrests editor of website known for exposing govt. corruption


April 1st, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, April 1 (ANI): A dissident Sri Lankan journalist has been arrested for allegedly threatening another man, but press freedom campaigners are of the opinion that it is a move to silence ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaga to debut as a columnist


March 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is set to make her debut as a fashion and art columnist for V Magazine.Femalefirst.co.uk reports that the 25-year-old singer, who is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lady Gaga to become fashion journalist


March 31st, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
New York, March 31 (ANI): Lady Gaga is all set to try her hands at journalism.The singer and entrepreneur will give journalism a try as a new columnist for V magazine, reports ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ponting appears to be aging suddenly


March 17th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 17 (ANI): Sydney Morning Herald columnist Robert Craddock believes that Australian captain Ricky Ponting's tantrum throwing incident in a World Cup match against Canada on Wednesday, suggests that he is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australia still a bit soft in the middle: Roebuck


March 16th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 16 (ANI): Cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that Australia's performance in the 2011 World Cup has been unconvincing.Describing the Australians as rusty in their match against Kenya in Bengaluru, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

For cricket’s future, minnows must be encouraged: Roebuck


March 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 15 (ANI): Cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that the International Cricket Council's (ICC's) move not to allow weaker teams to play in the 2015 World Cup would be a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US-based writer documents India’s reinvention


March 4th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India, a country grounded in tradition, has begun to reinvent itself in a relatively small period, says US-based Indian origin writer-columnist Anand Giridharadas who has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Women share their thoughts on porn on first annual Ladyporn Day


February 25th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Pornography, which is thought to be of interest only to men, has for once become a topic of discussion for women too, with the first annual Ladyporn Day ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

World Cup needs oomph factor to recapture its luster: Roebuck


February 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 13(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck reckons that the 50-over World Cup needs oomph to recapture its luster, as "far from improving with every edition, it seems to be getting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CA should dump ‘vapid AB Medal fashion show’, not Shield final: Roebuck


February 8th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 8(ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck reckons that if Cricket Australia is going to cancel anything, it ought to be the infernal Allan Border Medal and not the Sheffield Shield ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Clarke showing glimpses of old self with steady Gabba knock: Roebuck


January 31st, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.31 (ANI): Stand-in Australian captain Michael Clarke has realized that he has two roles to play, and cannot neglect one because the other is not working, cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan pulp reading ‘censored’ at Jaipur Lit Fest


January 24th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohita Nagpal Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) It started with a bang with sexually explosive content being discussed in a matter of fact way, but enter a few teenagers clad in school uniforms ... Read more...

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Aussies should stop worrying about captaincy, focus on creating good team: Roebuck


January 24th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.24 (ANI): Australia is spending too much time thinking about captaincy and too little thinking about runs, feels cricket columnist Peter Roebuck.In an article for the Sydney Morning Herald, Roebuck ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Not sending Marsh to World Cup means sending wrong batsmen: Roebuck


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has applauded Shaun Marsh for his timely innings which saved the Australian team from another humiliation at the hands of England.Marsh was the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Watson one of the most valuable cricketers in the world: Roebuck


January 18th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.18 (ANI): Cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has described Australian opener Shane Watson as one of the most valuable cricketers in the world, based on his recent performances in Test, 50-over and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Lee firming for World Cup selection after impressing in Melbourne ODI’


January 17th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17(ANI): Australian fast bowler Brett Lee is ready to lead the national team's bowling attack in next month's 50-over World Cup after impressing in the Melbourne ODI win over England, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England must dominate all forms of game to be declared a great team: Pringle


January 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.9 (ANI): One Ashes success, or even two in a row as it now is, does not a great team make and, having conquered Australia, captain Andrew Strauss must now set ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Winfrey first guest on Piers Morgan’s new show


January 7th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 7 (IANS) American talk show queen Oprah Winfrey, who recently launched her 'OWN' network, is the first guest on author, columnist and TV personality Piers Morgan's new show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The credit for England’s rise belongs to coach Flower: Pringle


December 31st, 2010 - 10:23 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): Former England fast bowler and now columnist with The Telegraph, Derek Pringle, has said the credit for England's rise as an international cricket powerhouse again, belongs to coach ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Australia needs an urgent review of their cricket setup’


December 28th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 28(ANI): The looming Ashes defeat in the fourth Test against England could be just the kick in the pants that Australia needs, a noted cricket columnist has said.Writing in the ... Read more...

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