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Over 500,000 participate in Moscow Day celebrations


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500,000 people took part in the festive events in Moscow Sunday as the Russian capital went into the second day of its 2012 City ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Artist Damien Hirst to attend India Art Fair


September 5th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The fourth edition of India Art Fair, formerly known as the India Art Summit, Jan 25-29 will play host to top international contemporary artists like ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beyonce drops her father as manager


March 29th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Singer Beyonce Knowles has dropped her father Mathew, who has taken care of her projects for over a decade, as her manager.Beyonce, who has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aamir Khan Trusts Farhan Akhtar’s Sibling Zoya


December 20th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
But Aamir has worked with Zoya while she was on Dil Chahta Hai with Farhan. Reema Kagti’s also been a part of Aamir Khan’s career when she worked as assistant director ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apes used stone tools to kill animals 3.4 mn years ago


August 12th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Our ancient ancestors, the apes, were using stone tools to butcher animals one million years earlier than previously thought. In an extraordinary find that will rewrite the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Humans hunted for meat with stone tools a million years earlier than believed


August 12th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 12 (ANI): The Swiss Army Knife and the Big Mac is not as recent as it was thought, for scientists have found evidence that human ancestors were using stone tools ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One in every ten Hong Kong students’ victims of Internet bullying


June 11th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, June 11 (ANI): One in every 10 primary and secondary school students in Hong Kong is a victim of Internet bullying, according to a recent survey. The survey, conducted by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Snooker match fixing: Higgins claims innocence


May 10th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Snooker champion John Higgins has claimed innocence against allegations that he agreed to fix a match.Describing the past few days as "emotionally draining for me and my family," ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Juhi Chawla is a singing star in the making!


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After charming Bollywood and its fans for years pretty actress Juhi is headed north and is spreading her charm in the land of farmers- Punjab. Juhi's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samba Olympics - Rio gets thumbs up from IOC


October 3rd, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
By Diana Renee Rio de Janeiro/Copenhagen, Oct 2 (DPA) When Rio de Janeiro announced its bid to host the Olympic Games, chances of success seemed very slim.Problems like urban violence, chaotic traffic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rio expects thumbs up from olympic committee


September 24th, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 24 (DPA) When Rio de Janeiro announced its third bid to host the Olympic Games, chances of success seemed very slim. Problems like urban violence, chaotic traffic and pollution ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man in slippers gives police the slip after 16-km chase


September 24th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Sep 24 (DPA) A fugitive wearing slippers who managed to escape Hong Kong police after a movie-style car chase was on the run Thursday. In scenes reminiscent of an action film, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trees colonize new territories in response to higher temperatures


August 26th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 26 (ANI): Reports indicate that trees around the world are colonizing new territories in response to higher temperatures, all thanks to global warming.From the US west coast to northern Siberia ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Re-Modeled Onyxia: “Brood Mother”


August 13th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
It is the fifth anniversary of the World Of Warcraft (officially starting this November) and the "brood mother" Onyxia is all set for a makeover! The horrendous awe-inspiring cold-blooded killer has been ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Taliban’s threat to overrun Pak “weighing heavily on Obama’s mind”


April 24th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.24 (ANI): Worried and highly concerned by the Taliban's invasion into new territories inside Pakistan, the United States has warned Islamabad that its failure to take stern action against the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Abhay Deol moves to New York, takes up welding course


February 12th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) Why is Abhay Deol not in Mumbai to savour the rave reviews his "Dev D" is getting? The actor is in New York and has decided to make ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

12yr-old boy being probed after posting his raunchy pictures on net


February 2nd, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Hong Kong, Feb 2 (ANI): Cops are probing the case of a 12-year-old boy who posted pictures of his genitalia on an adult Internet forum in an attempt to seek sexual ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Subroto Bhattacharya is the new head of Zee TV USA


November 20th, 2008 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Subroto Bhattacharya is the new territorial head of the Zee TV's operations in North and South America, the Zee Group has announced.Currently the territorial head of Zee ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Dark Knight just days away from the billion dollar-mark


November 15th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): The Dark Knight, which was released on 18th July, is few days away from becoming the fourth movie in history to earn more than 1 billion dollars ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vaidisova unveils ”Fall Winter”08 collection” of Reebok


November 12th, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI/Business Wire India): Reebok India, world''s leading sports brand launched its Fall Winter''08 collection at F-Bar, Ashoka Hotel. The much awaited fashion presentation by the top models ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Amphibians may be wiped out by 2050


September 26th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the combined force of climate change, pollution, disease, habitat loss and degradation, could wipeout amphibians by 2050.According to a report in the Times, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gilchrist wants Twenty20 in 2020 Olympics


August 4th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Former Australian star cricketer Adam Gilchrist Monday called for the Twenty20 format to be adopted as an Olympic event in the year 2020. As the countdown begins for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IIM-A, US university join hands in talent search


May 27th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 27 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A), and the Duke University of the US have come together for a talent search programme focusing on school children. The Duke ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

18 passengers die as bus overturns in Hong Kong


May 1st, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 1 (DPA) Eighteen women passengers were killed in Hong Kong Thursday and 44 people injured when an overloaded tour bus crashed and rolled over after apparently suffering brake failure. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

15 dead as tour bus overturns in Hong Kong


May 1st, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, May 1 (DPA) At least 15 people were killed and 40 injured when a tour bus overturned in rainy conditions in Hong Kong Thursday, the police said. The bus, carrying ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hong Kong may switch route of Olympic torch relay


April 11th, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, April 11 (DPA) The route of the Olympic torch relay in the city could be changed to ensure it passes through in a smooth, orderly and safe manner, the government ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hong Kong sex workers scared despite one killer’s arrest


March 19th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
By Jaideep SarinHong Kong, March 19 (IANS) Young women sex workers in Hong Kong live in terror even after the police arrested a "strongly-built" man of Pakistani-origin suspected in the murder of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Invasive species can evolve to suit new place


March 11th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by admin
Washington, March 11 (IANS) Exotic species invading new territories threaten other plants and animals there, but for all their destructive tendencies, they might also embody a surprisingly "creative" side, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Honeybee invaders benefit from genetic endowment of their predecessors


February 26th, 2008 - 4:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, February 26 (ANI): A new study has shown that the honeybee Apis mellifera benefit from the genetic endowment of their predecessors while invading a new place.University of Illinois entomology professor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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