favour

India’s Kashmir policy faulty: ex-governor Sinha


September 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir governor S.K. Sinha Friday accused the Indian government of scoring "self goals" in the state but not learning any lessons.Addressing a lecture ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Isha Sharvani performs malkhamb with broken arm (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The show must go, believes actress Isha Sharvani, who went ahead and performed aerial acts for an upcoming episode of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Belarus denies selling weapons to Syria


September 21st, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Sep 20 (IANS) Belarus Thursday denied Washington's accusations of trying to sell weapons to Syria and violating a UN Security Council (UNSC) resolution after the US imposed sanctions on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After Congress, Left accuses Trinamool of double standards on FDI


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Accusing Trinamool Congress of double standards on the issue of retail FDI, West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Thursday said the Mamata Banerjee-led party had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Activist demands shutdown of Vedanta refinery in Odisha


September 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) Social activist Prafulla Samantara Tuesday demanded scrapping of the Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) refinery in Odisha, accusing the company of pushing it illegally."The refinery should be ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Holmes wants to date tall men


September 13th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes says she would like to date tall men.The 33-year-old is two inches taller than her ex-husband Tom Cruise. They finalised their divorce ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Raja wrote to PM on 2G policy: Witness


September 12th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) A 2G case witness Wednesday told a special court here that former telecom Minister A. Raja wrote a letter to the prime minister on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Decision on prime ministerial candidate at appropriate time: BJP


September 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The BJP Monday did not reject or endorse remarks of Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray backing Sushma Swaraj as NDA's prime ministerial candidate but ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Paagan’ - dissatisfying comedy caper (Tamil Movie Review)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Paagan"; Cast: Srikanth, Janani Iyer, Kovai Sarla, Soori and Pandi; Director: Aslam; Rating: **If you're a director under the assumption that comedy always works in your favour, then I'm sorry ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CBI probe demanded into Bihar girl’s suicide


September 6th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 6 (IANS) The family of Kanchanbala Jha, a college student, who committed suicide in Bihar's Sitamarhi district following continuous sexual harassment and subsequent "police inaction", Thursday demanded a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Raj Thackeray ‘permits’ airing of show featuring Pakistani artists


September 6th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Thursday gave the green signal to airing of the show "Sur Kshetra" featuring Pakistani artists after the officials ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Fertile land won’t be acquired for power plants’


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 5 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government suffered a major blow on the industrialisation front as the state's high court at Bilaspur annulled the acquisition of farmland for four power ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Most Russians resent Moscow: Survey


September 5th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost 70 percent of Russians admitted there were "tensions" between Muscovites and residents of other regions, according to a survey by state-run pollster VTsIOM."Two thirds ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SP doesn’t favour FDI in retail: Akhilesh


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday said that the Samajwadi Party government did not favour FDI in retail as this would harm the interests of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Despite mixed reviews, ‘Mugamoodi’ weekend collection about Rs.10 crore


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Audiences have given the thumbs up to Jiiva's superhero image in Mysskin directed Tamil movie "Mugamoodi". Made on a budget of Rs.20 core, it has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kohli optimistic of Indian win


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Playing "normal cricket" will be the key to India's success in the second Test against New Zealand if they have to chase a target of 250-plus, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Teenaged girl helps nab traffickers on tip from TV serial


August 31st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) A teenaged girl saved herself and another girl from the clutches of human traffickers in the Bihar capital after she sensed trouble, thanks to scenes she ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brazil ‘open’ to Ronaldinho return


August 30th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 30 (IANS) Brazil's football confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin has left the door ajar for the return of Ronaldinho to the national team.Marin, who earlier ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Punjab teachers can no longer moonlight as journalists


August 30th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday imposed a blanket ban on journalistic activities undertaken by teachers and other employees of the education department."Journalistic activities undertaken by teachers or ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Congress MPs from Andhra oppose division


August 28th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Congress MPs from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions of Andhra Pradesh Monday urged the UPA government to keep the state united.At a meeting held at the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kiran Bedi skips IAC protest rally


August 26th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Former woman top cop and a key member of the disbanded Team Anna group, Kiran Bedi, did not participate in Sunday's anti-corruption protest rally ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pattinson, Perry enjoy dinner date


August 26th, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry, who has reportedly split from John Mayer, was spotted dining with actor Robert Pattinson, whose ex-girlfriend, actress Kristen Stewart recently cheated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mehta qualifies for the venue stages


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 23 (IANS) Asian Champion Aditya Mehta of India registered a thrilling win in the final qualifying round of the International Open snooker tournament being played here.With a lead ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Twitter agrees to block six fake PMO accounts (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to cooperate with the government in blocking six fake accounts "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata Banerjee opposes FDI in retail, insurance and aviation


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday reiterated her objection to overseas investment in multi-brand retail, insurance and aviation sector."We are not in favour of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mamata for debate on coal issue


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday called for a discussion in parliament on the coal allocation row that has crippled the house for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Twitter will block six fake PM accounts


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to block six fake accounts which were "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said Thursday.Twitter has around 16 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Canada bank apologises after removing Asian face from note


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A bank in Canada has apologised after it removed an Asian woman from one of its bank notes in favour of a Caucasian, a move that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Advani qualifies for International Championship


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 22 (IANS) In a closely contested final qualification round for the International Snooker Championship, India's Pankaj Advani reigned supreme, beating World No.32 Michael Holt of England 6-4.In a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Advani scalps McManus


August 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield, Aug 21 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani, notching two century breaks, scalped another former top-10 player in Alan McManus 6-3 to advance to the final qualifying round of the International ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia emerges champion, Kishan gets individual gold


August 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Top seeds Russia emerged clear winners after the ninth and final round of the Tata IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind at Hotel Le Royal Meridien ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia emerges champion, Kishan gets individual gold


August 19th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Top seeds Russia emerged clear winners after the ninth and final round of the Tata IBCA Chess Olympiad for the Blind at Hotel Le Royal Meridien ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I have met Naxalites, says Prakash Jha


August 18th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha, whose "Chakravyuh" revolves around Naxalite wars, says he has interacted with Naxalites and tried to showcase both sides of the issue through the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chess: Russia outwit India to take lead


August 18th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Top seeds Russia came up with a determined show as they downed India 'A' in the seventh round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe