Replicas of Tagore’s houseboats to be given to Indian varsities

September 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Replicas of two houseboats, which Rabindranath Tagore used during his stay in locales now in Bangladesh, will be handed over to two Indian universities Sep ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Learning to swim ‘could make kids smarter’

November 2nd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 2 (ANI): Queensland researchers believe that learning to swim could make children smarter.A Griffith University research project will examine over 10,000 kids aged up to five to find out if ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snooki to release novel

September 30th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi of "Jersey Shore" fame is writing a book that is all ready for a release in the earlier part of the next year. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tibetan author fears execution by Chinese authorities for ’spillitism’ writings

August 12th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.12 (ANI): A Tibetan writer and intellectual has expressed fear about being executed by authorities in China for his anti-Beijing write-ups.Tragyal, a 47-year-old Tibetan who writes under the name Shogdung, had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shiloh wants to be a boy: Jolie

June 29th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has revealed that her four-year-old daughter Shiloh Nouvel wants to be a boy. "She (Shiloh ) wants to be a boy. So we had to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madhavan Skips Sundance Does Coffee With An Idiot

February 26th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Madhavan missed his appointment with his 3 Idiots co-star Aamir Khan at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this month.During his recent visit to Canada with his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IUML leader G.M. Banatwala dead

June 25th, 2008 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) G.M. Banatwala, president of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) and a seven-time member of the Lok Sabha, died here Wednesday after a brief illness, his aide said. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan could go the Somalia way, warns Zardari

January 1st, 2008 - 5:30 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 1 (ANI): The co-chairman of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari has warned that Pakistan could go the Somalia way. "My fears are of Pakistan being totally broken up," The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Bhagat Singh was a Pakistani martyr,’ say experts’

November 26th, 2007 - 1:07 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Nov.26 (ANI): An intellectual here has said that the military-backed Pakistan Government is trying to co-opt the legacy of Indian revolutionary Bhagat Singh, which is an insult to the latters memory. Acclaimed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |