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Metro is proud symbol of India’s growth: Pratibha Patil


July 8th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Pratibha Patil took her maiden Metro ride here Sunday, becoming the first president to do so. She described the city's lifeline as a proud ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Queen Elizabeth II visits Prince Philip in hospital


June 7th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Queen Elizabeth II visited her husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at a hospital in London on late Wednesday afternoon, two days after he was hospitalized ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Queen’s husband Prince Philip hospitalized due to infection


June 5th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip was taken to a hospital in London on Monday afternoon after developing a bladder infection, forcing him to miss the rest ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Muslim driver dumps passengers for carrying wine bottle


April 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A Muslim taxi driver in Britain has been fired after he threw out a family carrying an unopened bottle of wine saying "it's against my ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Signalling defect leaves Metro commuters stranded


March 29th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Tens of hundreds of Metro commuters in the national capital were left stranded Thursday morning due to a signalling defect, an official said."The problem is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Austrian skydiver plans to break sound barrier in free fall (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) An Austrian skydiver will try to break the sound barrier during a free fall from a balloon high up in the stratosphere.Felix Baumgartner, 42, termed it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ultimate parachute jump: Diver to break sound barrier


February 5th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) An Austrian skydiver will try to break the sound barrier during a free fall from a balloon on the edge of space later this year, The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gagarin event ends with fireworks display in Moscow


April 13th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Yury Gagarin's 108-minute journey into space concluded Tuesday evening in Moscow with coordinated fireworks display across the capital.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Yuri Gagarin’s historic space flight recreated in movie


March 24th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 24 (ANI): Late Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin's historic flight around the Earth in 1961 has been recreated in a movie.There is no film to show what Gagarin saw through the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

An Australian artist pays tribute to Sikh community


January 15th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) He makes portraits of Sikh youths who study in Australia and drive taxis to earn their living. With his brush strokes, Daniel Connell tries to bring ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Helicopter services in Manipur soon for better communication


December 13th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 13 (IANS) Manipur will soon introduce helicopter services to improve communication between state capital Imphal and the mountainous and plain areas of the northeastern state, officials said here Monday.Manipur, bordering ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Passengers on ‘direct’ flight to Morocco stage mutiny after pilot says it will stop twice


December 6th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): More than 100 passengers aboard a Moroccan budget airline staged a mutiny after the pilot announced some unscheduled stops.The aircraft operated by Jet4You had been due to make ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rs.5-crore KBC can change someone’s entire life: Big B


September 29th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is once again set to embark on a 60-minute journey with contestants to make one 'aam admi' a millionaire on the fourth edition of "Kaun ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Singer Susan Boyle in train row


August 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Singer Susan Boyle confronted a group of teenagers who had been taunting her as she travelled in a train from Edinburgh. The Scottish singing sensation, who shot to fame ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ashtiani fainted, wandered like ‘ghost in shock’ for few days after verdict’, says former cellmate


July 28th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): A former cellmate of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman who has been sentenced to death by stoning on 'adultery' charges, at Evin prison in Iran, said she ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Showbiz stars clouded out of Europe by volcanic ash


April 18th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A considerable portion of Europe stands grounded while the deadly spew from an Icelandic volcano continues wreaking havoc and the concerns have extended to the world of showbiz, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Volcanic eruption disrupts Whitney Houston’s Irish tour


April 18th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Singer-actress Whitney Houston's world tour faced a hurdle as she was forced to take a ferry from Britain to Ireland after her flight was grounded due to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woman travels 14 miles by bus - to cross the road


March 12th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) An 89-year-old British woman travels 14 miles to reach a post office located opposite her home as there is no pedestrian crossing on the main road, a media ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘My Name is Khan’ makes record $1.86 million in America


February 15th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Grossing an estimated $1.86 million at the box office in its first weekend, Shah Rukh Khan starrer "My Name Is Khan" has broken the record ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police reveal bloodied bag clue in Indian taxi driver’s murder


February 4th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 4 (DPA) New Zealand police said Thursday they were looking for the owner of a bloodstained bag found near the place in suburban Auckland where an Indian taxi driver was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Queen took the train


December 18th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) The British monarch has been photographed taking the train. Wearing a multicoloured Hermes headscarf and a large grey woollen coat, Queen Elizabeth II was photographed taking the train ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Capello to take England squad to two altitude training camps in Austria


December 12th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.12 (ANI): Coach Fabio Capello plans to take his England side on two altitude training camps in Austria before he heads to South Africa next summer.According to The Mirror, the Three ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Showers, strong winds lash Delhi


March 29th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Heavy showers accompanied by strong winds brought down the temperature in the capital Saturday evening but also led to traffic jams while the weather office said there ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Indian Tricolour Placed on the Moon on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s Birthday


November 15th, 2008 - 11:07 am ICT by admin
In a historic event, the Indian space programme achieved a unique feat today (November 14, 2008) with the placing of Indian tricolour on the Moon’s surface on Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru’s birthday. MIP ... Read more...

Posted in Press Release, Sci-Tech, Technology Industry News |

Now, a short cut to the Everest


October 4th, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 4 (ANI): An international group will attempt to reach the summit of the worlds highest mountain using a short new and unconventional routeConquering Everest is the ultimate aspiration ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Queen enjoys an incognito ride on miniature steam railway


May 5th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
London, May 5 (ANI): The Queen kept her official commitments aside for a day and enjoyed a secret trip on a miniature steam railway.The British monarch wore a raincoat, headscarf and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Virtual reality ride unmasks public paranoia


April 1st, 2008 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
London, April 1 (IANS) Paranoia is much more common among the general population than was previously thought and just as commonplace as anxiety and depression, according to a study. Until now, researchers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Jodhaa-Akbar’: Breathtaking tale of love, war, secularism


February 16th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
(Film Review) By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Jodhaa-Akbar"; Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Aishwarya Rai, Sonu Sood, Ila Arun, Niketan Dheer; Director: Ashutosh Gowariker; Rating: *** 1/2 There is Hrithik Roshan as Akbar, in full regalia, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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