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Washington, May 18 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson is all set to don the director's hat with the film adaptation of Truman Capote's unpublished novel 'Summer Crossing'.
New Delhi, May 18 (ANI): A team of students from India became the winner of the 60,000-dollar-grand-prize at the Dell Social Innovation Challenge (DSIC 2013) for its project Solar Conduction Dryer.
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid believes reaching play-offs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) was a great achievement of his team and said they were looking forward to playing the semi-finals.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) He admits to having been closed to doing anything on TV, but never say no is the mantra for actor Abhay Deol, who carved a niche for himself with 'zara hatke' roles in films like "Dev D". He will now be seen on the small screen, which he says was completely unplanned.
Thrissur (Kerala), May 18 (IANS) The festivities and fireworks at the Thrissur Pooram festival have stunned two US-based filmmakers who are making a movie on pyrotechnics across the globe. They have termed it as one of the most amazing display they have ever witnessed.
Lima, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Genrent do Brasil has been awarded a concession to build a 70 MW thermoelectric plant and temporarily supply electricity to the Peruvian Amazon city of Iquitos, authorities said.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Qualcomm Incorporated has developed SootSwap, a mobile application for monitoring the adoption of clean cooking technologies, a company official said here Friday.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) "Rockstar" actress Nargis Fakhri has bagged a "key" role in Varun Dhawan-starrer "Main Tera Hero".
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Stanford engineers have created a wearable heart monitor thinner than a dollar bill and no wider than a postage stamp.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Google through a new project called Ground Truth is becoming an ever more sophisticated virtual mirror of the real world.
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) She may be just 19, but southern actress Vithika Sheru believes that for a long career in films, it is vital to have a perfect combination of beauty and talent. She says it's important to strike a balance between being glamorous and playing performance-oriented roles.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has tasked the Planning Commission to formulate a draft Bill on Dispute Resolution in public contracts in consultation with all stakeholders and Ministries.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The Origins-Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx), the NASA's first mission to sample an asteroid, passed a confirmation review Wednesday called Key Decision Point (KDP)-C.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will spend some 440 billion rubles (around $14 billion) on federal programmes to develop the country's scientific and technological complex in 2014-2020, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said.
Al Ain, May 17 (IANS/WAM) The Al Ain zoo has been accepted as a member of the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) after the UAE zoo met the highest international standards of animal care and for being a major contributor to wildlife conservation.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) In a major step towards realising the ambitious Nalanda International University, coming up in Rajgir in Bihar, an international jury has selected the architectural design of an Ahmedabad-based firm for the varsity.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The government Thursday tasked the Planning Commission with formulating a draft bill on dispute resolution in public contracts in consultation with all ministrieS.
Rio de Janeiro, May 16 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has guaranteed Sao Paulo's World Cup football stadium will be ready on time, one day after claiming the venue could be taken off the tournament schedule due to construction delays.
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) Bogus ration cards, a fact which has been acknowledged by Goa's civil supplies ministry, are being used to acquire Aadhar cards in the state, a civil society group claimed Thursday.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was a "historic moment" for Amitabh Bachchan to be invited to open the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival with his "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio. Big B made the experience more special by addressing the audience in his mother tongue Hindi.
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) "Invisible" is the film that Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt's most successful protege Emraan Hashmi will star in, thereby ending media speculation that the actor has been in two minds about doing a project for the banner that kickstarted his career.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Engineers at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md., completed one of the most delicate performances of their lives and meticulously implanted part of the eyes of the James Webb Space Telescope.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) India's only motorcycle Grand Prix team resumes battle in France this weekend with high hopes of more strong results after a top-10 start for the all-new Mahindra GP machine.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) India's only motorcycle Grand Prix team resumes battle in France this weekend with high hopes of strong results after a top-10 start for the all-new Mahindra Grand Prix machine.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Director-producer Ajay Yadav regrets his decision to rope in Pakistani actress Meera for his project "Bhadaas" and rues that she has back-stabbed him by refusing to promote the movie.
Dubai, May 15 (IANS) Two Indian workers were buried alive in the trench of a sewage system project where they were working in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Sydney, May 15 (IANS) Australian universities will receive an additional $83.7 million over four years to enhance students' opportunities to study an Asian language, the government announced.
Chennai, May 14 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) has shifted the commissioning of the first 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) to June 2013.
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Abhay Deol, who is set to make his small screen debut as a host, says he is not late for TV, it's just that it didn't feature in his scheme of things.
London, May 14 (ANI): Rolls Royce, which manufactures the aero-engine, will sponsor and provide technical and financial support to British Bloodhound's super car project.
The Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) has offered the Uttar Pradesh government for a financial assistance for many upcoming projects in the state including Metro rail project and the Agra-Lucknow expressway, officials said Tuesday.
New York, May 14 (ANI): An underwear company from France has raised nearly 19,000 euros from enthusiastic investors for its next titillating creation-sweet-smelling underpants for men.
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) The Japan International Cooperative Agency (JICA) has offered the Uttar Pradesh government financial assistance for the Metro rail project and a host of other projects, including the Agra-Lucknow expressway, officials said Tuesday.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) "Raanjhanaa" director Aanand L. Rai has also directed a non-commercial film "Strangers" which didn't manage to garner much success at the box office. Rai said he has learnt a lot with time.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Director Dibakar Banerjee has rubbished rumours about making a sequel to his last year's release "Shanghai".
London, May 13 (ANI): A pilot-less plane has successfully flown over British airspace for the first time.
Lahore, May 13 (ANI): The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has rated the May 11 elections in the country as the "most poorly managed affair", and has recommended a serious initiative to revamp the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), redefine its priorities and reduce bureaucrats' meddling in political affairs.
Teotihuacan (Mexico), May 13 (IANS/EFE) A robot that weighs just 25 kg is helping scientists explore the underworld of Teotihuacan, an archaeological complex.
Agartala, May 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the ONGC's first commercial power project in Tripura next month, an official said here Monday.
London, May 12 (ANI): Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Tony Blair's sister-in-law, Lauren Booth, has reportedly married a bigamist.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) India's first gems bourse is coming up in Jaipur at an initial investment of Rs.50 crore (Rs 500 million/9 milllion USD) to facilitate organised trading of gem stones that would garner a sizeable business from abroad.
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) Jharkhand is all set to get Rs.800 crore for advancement of livelihood and forestry for ecological security, an official said Sunday.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Kansas State University chemical engineer and his team are using graphene quantum dots to improve sensing devices in a twofold project.
Accra, May 12 (IANS) The Indian government, through the Exim Bank of India, is assisting several African countries in building their physical and social infrastructure that is worth an estimated $260 million.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Google has cancelled its decision to launch a physical credit card as part of the Wallet project. The company will upgrade its existing Wallet products but will not be launching the credit card as proposed earlier.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): University of Arizona researchers have found a possible reason for the reversible memory loss that some patients experience while taking statins, a class of global top-selling cholesterol-lowering drugs.
Panaji, May 11 (IANS) Encroachments, rapid erosion, garbage and over-exploitation had cast a dark shadow over the future of Baga beach, one of Goa's best known and visited by thousands. With the state government finally sanctioning a multi-crore restoration and revitalisation plan, and promising to implement it in six months, it will go a long way in enhancing local infrastructure for tourism on which the state economy so much depends.
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Amsterdam Kitchen and Bar, a newly opened restaurant here, has taken inspiration from Amsterdam's De Wallen area that is considered as "the most famous red-light district in the world".
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A teenager from California has found that the magnets in iPad 2 tablets and covers are capable of interfering with cardiac rhythm devices, like pacemakers, Heart Rhythm Society has said.
Phnom Penh, May 10 (IANS) India will provide 40,000 bottles of indelible ink to Cambodia to be used in the country's general election in July, the National Election Committee(NEC) said Friday.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): The US government has banned 3-D printed plastic guns which has been seen by the law executors as a potentially dangerous weapon allowing anyone with access to a 3-D printer to manufacture guns at home.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Sarah Jane Dias has bagged Atul Agnihotri's "O Teri" and is glad to be getting a chance to work with big names in filmdom.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Unique Identification Authority of India (CC-UIDAI) Thursday approved phase four of the scheme, which will enroll an additional 40 crore residents, at a cost of Rs.3,436.16 crore, said official sources.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The Reliance Industries (RIL)-led consortium operating the offshore KG-D6 gas fields plans to serially invest $5 billion to reverse falling output.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Astronomers are asking members of the public to help them search for "space warps."
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS/EFE) Epic Pictures Group is preparing a film about the life of Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi that is set to debut at theaters coinciding with the start of the 2014 World Cup, the digital edition of Variety reported Wednesday.
Lucknow, May 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shiv Pal Singh Yadav has been invited by the US' John Hopkins University to share his experiences on flood control and expediting a water sector restructuring project in his state, an official said Thursday.
Los Angeles, May 9 (IANS) British actor Andrew Garfield has landed lead role in Martin Scorsese's project "Silence".
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The next time you visit a salon, ask your stylist to cut your hair short. Stylist Yatan Ahluwalia says this season "short" is fashionable for men as well as women, who can enhance their looks by wearing bright lip shades.
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Less than a year after the decision to site the revolutionary Square Kilometre Array (SKA) in both Southern Africa and Australia, the SKA Organisation has opened its new international headquarters.
Mumbai May 8 (IANS) German model-actress Claudia Ciesla, who featured in hit item number "Balma" in Akshay Kumar-starrer "Khiladi 786", is open to do more such songs, but on a condition.
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) Assam's annual plan outlay for 2013-14 has been fixed at Rs.12,500 crore, a statement said Tuesday.
Chennai, May 7 (IANS) India's nuclear establishment is answerable to the common people of the country, said activists who took the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) issue to the apex court.
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) After failing to get a private player to set up the proposed Haldia Dock II project at Salukkhali even after extending the stipulated date twice for proposals, the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) Monday said it would keep extending the date till it gets suitable proposals.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Anthony will commission MIG-29 K fighter planes into the Indian Navy on May 11 in Goa.
Chennai, May 6 (IANS) Veteran Telugu director Dasari Narayana Rao, who recently announced six Telugu projects, says that his "Mahabharata" dream project is among them and that he wants to take the epic to global audiences.
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) He is the brain behind several world-class and award-winning buildings that include airports and hotels in the US. Several milestones and achievements later, the dream of doing something meaningful for his home country has brought Indian American architect Harshad Patel to his roots, determined to provide low-cost houses to the country's poor.
The work on the project of Astha Kunj 0pen Play Field was inaugurated by the Union Minister, Urban Housing and Poverty Alleviation, Ajay Maken in the presence of large number of local residents who are in favor
New York, May 5 (ANI): South Korean phonemaker LG has been selected by Google to build the next Android reference device - Nexus 5.
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan got emotional when he met his fans in New York during the premiere of his Hollywood movie "The Great Gatsby".
Melbourne, May 5 (ANI): Despite big challenges, man could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, NASA and private sector experts have said.
Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) A Biju Janata Dal (BJP) MP has written to Petroleum Minister M. Veerappa Moily demanding the early implementation of the Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) project in Odisha, his office said Saturday.
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) A parliamentary committee may have asked the central government to hold back the setting up of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), but a former RAW chief insists that India does not need such an apparatus.
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) The fire accident on the sets of Prabhudheva's "Rambo Rajkumar" earlier this week here was not as minor as it is being made out to be. Shahid Kapoor is said to have got burn injuries on his back and hand, and he would need some time to recover fully.
San Juan, May 4 (IANS/EFE) Chinese company Jiangsu Sainty will build a research center in Puerto Rico that will study new ways to use the sun's rays to generate electricity.
Washington, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first airplane that can fly both day and night powered exclusively by the sun's rays has taken off from California in the first stage of an attempt to fly across the US without using any fuel.
Los Angeles, May 4 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio says it was quite intimidating working in "The Great Gatsby", based on such a well loved novel by author F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Filmmaker Bejoy Nambiar is set to produce Hindi remake of Tamil film "Pizza" and says it has a different concept.
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) After successful Tamil films such as "Pollathavan" and National Award winning "Aadukalam", actor Dhanush and filmmaker Vetrimaaran will team up to work in an untitled Tamil venture to be produced by Dhayanidhi Alagiri.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): In culmination of more than a decade's work, an insect-sized robot took its first controlled in a Harvard robotics laboratory.
London, May 3 (ANI): A research project undertaken by the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam reveals that a number of the painter's favourite paints have faded badly and changed the appearance of his works.
Brasilia, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's communications minister said Thursday that the 12 stadiums to be used for the 2014 soccer World Cup will serve as springboards to greater high-speed Internet access nationwide.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the extension of the date of completion of the project by two years beyond December 31, 2012 to December 31, 2014.
Shimla, May 2 (IANS) After the resounding success of the World Bank-aided Mid Himalaya Watershed Development Project in Himachal Pradesh, the state Thursday sought its extension in other rural areas.
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) At the New York premiere of Hollywood film "The Great Gatsby", the noise went up for a moment and the US media was left wondering if Leonardo DiCaprio had come, but it was actually Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The crowd's cheers were overwhelming, says Big B.
Washington, May. 2 (ANI): A new documentary about the hunt for the Al Qaeda leader that will air on HBO will tell a slightly different story leading to the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): BYU chemistry professor Emily Bates has identified mutations in a gene that makes people more susceptible to migraine headaches.
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): The historic Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has announced a 200-million-pound plan to make a much-needed improvement of the iconic Lord's ground in England.
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Actress-singer Jennifer Hudson says her three-year-old son David is ready to make his first appearance on screen in her forthcoming film "Black Nativity".
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Actress Carey Mulligan says she did not have a crush on her "The Great Gatsby" co-star Leonardo DiCaprio when she was a teenager, even though he was a hearthrob back then.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid is visiting Tehran on Friday for talks with his Iranian counterpart during which the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline project and development of the Chabahar port that would become a gateway to Central Asia are likely to figure.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wednesday announced $30 million equity investment in a hydropower project developed by Hyderabad-based NSL Group.
London, May. 1 (ANI): Researchers have created an advertising system, which is able to track people's eye movements while they shop.
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has said the state government would seek early release of Rs.277 crore for afforestation, an official statement Wednesday said.
Hyderabad, May 1 (IANS) HIL Limited, a flagship company of the C.K. Birla Group of companies, has joined hands with an NGO in Andhra Pradesh to train and build a talent pool of artisans for the construction industry, an official said Wednesday.
Moscow, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered that the country's Cabinet debate shooting a film of legendary football goalkeeper Lev Yashin's life, but the star's widow vowed the movie could only be made over her dead body.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Twenty years have passed since the web was launched in the public domain on April 30, 1993, when the European science agency CERN, where Tim Berners-Lee, the web inventor worked officially, made the W3 software.
Melbourne, May 1 (ANI): Researchers have created a shirt that can be worn for 100 days straight without needing a wash or ironing.
Rio de Janeiro, May 1 (IANS/EFE) Israeli defence giant Elbit Systems Ltd. plans to create a hub of aerospace research in the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul, company officials said.
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth is in talks to join Emma Stone in Woody Allen's new film.