Everything you need to know about Baroda House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Baroda House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 17 (ANI): British MPs have branded Google 'devious, calculating and unethical', accusing the search giant of deliberately subverting its motto, 'don't be evil', in order to pay less tax.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A Chinese blogger aged nearly 20 has attracted the regime attention for appealing to President Barack Obama to help save China's environment.
Washington, May 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has called on the congress to work with him on budget request, in a bid to boost security for the American diplomatic posts abroad.
Washington, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrote a message on the wall of the boat in which he was captured, claiming responsibility for the April 15 bomb attack, CBS News reported.
London, May 16 (ANI): The White House has released e-mails related to the attack on the US diplomatic mission in the Libyan city of Benghazi on 11 September 2012.
London, May 16 (ANI): President Barack Obama has announced the head of the US tax agency has resigned after it emerged his staff singled out conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) The White House has released 100 pages of emails and documents in its latest effort to blunt the Republicans' sharp criticism of cover-up in the deadly attack on the US consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi last year.
Washington, May 16 (IANS/EFE) More than 820,000 US federal government employees will have to take several days off without pay due to mandatory federal spending cuts for this fiscal year, media reports said Wednesday.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has said that the acting commissioner of Internal Revenue Service (IRS), which is at the centre of a scandal that subjects conservative groups to extra scrutiny, has resigned and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew has accepted it.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): P. Diddy's car was allegedly pulled over and searched by armed police officers on Wednesday after someone called 911 and claimed that there was a person with a gun in the car.
Washington, May 16 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will meet his Myanmarese counterpart Thein Sein here May 20 and discuss democracy building in the Southeast Asian nation, the White House said.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Paris Hilton has claimed that she is not interested in fame any more and wants to focus on being a 'tough business woman' and establishing her own chain of hotels.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Television ratings, that determine how the Rs39,000 crore ($7 billion) advertising pie is shared among channels, will soon have independent oversight to insulate it from charges of manipulation and bias.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Bank of Baroda's net profit for the quarter ending March 31 dipped to 32.21 percent, the public sector bank told the Bombay Stock Exchange.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Muslim group has accused a Christian organization of defamation for publishing a book that accuses the Muslim collective of holding terrorist training in its enclaves.
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Ami Bera, the lone Indian-American lawmaker, has joined the newly formed American Sikh Congressional Caucus, saying he was solely motivated by concerns about incidents of hate crimes against the community.
After 70,000 Syrians have paid with their lives in the foreign induced conflict in Syria, why has the American perspective changed? Even so, it was nice to see Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov embrace each other in Moscow. Kerry also met President Vladimir Putin who, in Kerry's presence, asked Lavrov to take over the task of navigating the Syrian crisis towards a peaceful resolution.
Washington, may 10 (ANI): House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and White House chief of staff Denis McDonough secretly met over a beer last month at a Belgian restaurant.
Toronto, May 10 (IANS) A bill proposed by an Indo-Canadian member of Canada's parliament to make recruitment of youths in criminal gangs a crime has secured the support of the country's justice minister and is set to become a law.
London, May 9 (IANS) House prices in Britain rose by 1.1 percent in April following two consecutive increases in the previous two months, according to the Halifax House Price Index report.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): A new English-language magazine published online apparently by Islamist militants, has represented US President Barack Obama with a bull's-eye on his head.
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Ahead of a senate panel hearing on a comprehensive immigration bill, President Barack Obama and his senior staff met with top Asian-American leaders for what participants called a "meaningful" discussion on immigration, health care and civil rights.
London, May 8 (IANS) Academy Award-winning actor Michael Caine says his father thought he was gay when he told him that he wants to be an actor.
London, May 7 (ANI): A petition created on the official website of White House has demanded the American administration under President Barack Obama to consider merging America and Australia to form a super nation called 'Ameristralia'.
Minsk, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia does not have conclusive evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria, Russian Security Council head Nikolai Patrushev said.
Guangzhou, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Eight people were killed and three more were injured as a fire engulfed a three-story residential building in south China's Guangdong Province Monday, fire fighters said.
London, May 6 (IANS) Nigel Evans, deputy speaker of the House of Commons, has denied as "completely false" allegations against him, after he was arrested on suspicion of rape and sexual assault, BBC reported.
Washington, May 4 (IANS) US unemployment rate edged down to 7.5 percent in April from 7.6 percent in March, its lowest level since December 2008, the Labor Department reported.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Proceedings in Parliament were adjourned on Friday after lawmakers of several parties trooped into the Well of both Houses over a demand for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation in connection with the coal block allocation scam, and fixing of responsibility and accountability with regard to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Amanda Seyfreid hopes to become a movie producer.
Peshawar, May 3 (ANI): The border crossing with Afghanistan in Khyber tribal region will stay closed for three days before the May 11 general elections, an official communique has said.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on Friday, while the Rajya Sabha was adjourned till 2.30 p.m., as the opposition continued to demand answers from the government over the coal blocks allotment and 1984 anti-Sikh riots issues.
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Opposition members on Friday forced an adjournment of Parliament by demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in connection with the alleged scam in the allocation of coal blocks.
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has welcomed President Barack Obama's nomination of a "friend of India", Michael Froman, to the position of US Trade Representative (USTR).
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Food and Public Distribution System Minister Professor K V Thomas moved the National Food Security Bill 2011 in the Lok Sabha today amidst noisy scenes.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned till 2 p.m. on Thursday, as the opposition, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), trooped into the Well of the Lower House, denounced Pakistan over the death of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh in Lahore's government-run Jinnah Hospital.
Beijing, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Myanmar President U Thein Sein has resigned as chairman of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (UNDP) and his party post was replaced by its vice chairman U Shwe Mann, according to the party's Union Daily Thursday.
Washington, May. 2 (ANI): Democrats have a slight edge over Republicans in the 2014 congressional elections, a new poll has found.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Union Communications and Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday said that Indian children need to be computer literate to utilise opportunities thrown up by technology.
Washington, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama vowed Tuesday to make a new push to close the American military detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as the US military sent extra medical personnel there to deal with prisoners on a hunger strike.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday warned against rushing to judgment on the use of chemical weapons in Syria, saying he needs "hard, effective evidence" before taking further moves.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Tuesday defended the performance of law enforcement authorities including the FBI and praised the Russian side's cooperation following the Boston bombings, reported Xinhua.
New York, Apr. 30 (ANI): Barbara Walters has followed in the footsteps of fellow TV journalist Tom Brokaw, and has criticised the annual star-filled White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Washington, Apr. 30 (ANI): White House press secretary Jay Carney has declined to comment on a report that the CIA has regularly delivered bags of cash for more than a decade to Afghan President Hamid Karzai's office in an attempt to buy influence.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Monday discussed the protracted conflict in Syria and agreed to have a summit in Russia in September.
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): The father of Boston bombing suspects has canceled plans to visit the US.
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): President Obama took humour-laced shots at those things in Washington that rub him the wrong way - Republicans in Congress, the media, his critics - at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner on Saturday night.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Chrissy Teigen survived a slight fashion emergency, moments before heading to the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington, D.C.
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has slammed White House Correspondents' Association Dinner via Twitter, calling it a 'nerdprom'.
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Boston Marathon bombing suspects were trained in carrying out the attacks, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee has said.
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohal is apparently upset with journalist Tom Brokaw for saying that she ruined last year's White House Correspondent's dinner.
Dubai, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces have opposed Russian experts investigating a possible use of chemical weapons in the country.
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has appealed to the opposition parties to allow the Parliament function and discuss all the issues through proper dialogue there.
Washington, Apr. 27 (ANI): The White House has said more evidence was needed to confirm the Syrian government used chemical weapons against its people.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Proceedings in both the Houses of Parliament were stalled for the fourth day on Friday over the coal block allocation row.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) International electronic music artist and disc jockey (DJ) Zedd is set for his first India tour, during which he will regale audiences in Delhi and Mumbai.
New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): Both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha were adjourned, as the government and the opposition traded charges over a number of issues.
New Delhi, April 25 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament were adjourned on Thursday, the Lok Sabha for the day following the death of a sitting Trinamool Congress member, and the Rajya Sabha till noon due to uproarious scenes and opposition over the government's handling of the coal scam.
Washington, April 25 (IANS) A new bipartisan American Sikh Congressional Caucus has been formed to educate US lawmakers and the general public about Sikh issues and support the American Sikh community that has often faced discrimination post 9/11.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A Fox News Poll has found that nine out of ten American respondents were satisfied with the application of law enforcement during the recent terror bombing on the Boston Marathon.
Washington, Apr. 24 (ANI): The White House has said President Barack Obama's focus remains on what he can accomplish while in office, not on where his legacy will live on.
London, April 24 (ANI): Eva Longoria insists she's not dating "Ready for Love" bachelor Ernesto Arguello, but the two are definitely living together.
Sydney, Apr 24 (ANI): Associated Press' Twitter account on has sent a tweet of two explosions in the White House after being targeted by hackers.
Washington, April 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama was said to be fine after a tweet by the Associated Press, America's largest news agency, about blasts athe White House and injuries to the president was shot down as false within seconds.
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): Proceedings in both the houses of Parliament were disrupted for the second day on Tuesday with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led opposition demanding Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's resignation in connection with the coal blocks allocation issue, while other political outfits raised various other matters, leading to adjournment of the Lok Sabha for the day, and the Rajya Sabha till 2 p.m.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Lying in hospital, a badly injured surviving suspect of the deadly Boston Marathon bombing that killed three people and injured over 180 was charged with using a weapon of mass destruction and faces the death penalty if convicted.
Washington, Apr. 22 (ANI): A Republican-led House committee has asked the Obama administration for all information on the Boston bombing suspect, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was once suspected of engaging in terrorist activities.
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has vowed to find out the motives behind Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and left about 180 injured in the first major terror attack on American soil after 9/11.
Melbourne, April 19 (ANI): Will Smith's son Jaden Smith has revealed that he discussed about extraterrestrial life with President Obama during a visit to the White House with his family and the President told him that aliens are real.
Shillong, April 18 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Thursday promised to bring in further amendments to the Meghalaya Lokayukta (Amendment) Bill, 2013 in order to have a strong ombudsman institution as the legislation was passed by the assembly.
London, Apr. 18 (ANI): President Barack Obama has lashed out at senators who blocked a bipartisan plan to support expanded background checks on firearms.
Sydney, Apr. 18 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested a man on suspicion of sending poisonous letters to US President Barack Obama and a Mississippi senator.
Washington, April 18 (IANS) A Mississippi man has been arrested as a suspect in connection with the mailing of three deadly ricin poison-laced letters to President Barack Obama, a senator and a Mississippi official
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Two days after the Boston bombings, Washington was Wednesday rattled by the discovery of deadly ricin poison-laced letters addressed to President Barack Obama and several lawmakers.
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Two days after the deadly Boston marathon bombings, the FBI Wednesday said a letter addressed to President Barack Obama tested positive for the poison ricin.
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Two days after the deadly Boston marathon bombings, US authorities have intercepted a poison-tainted letter to President Barack Obama.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A cushion-cut sparkler of a 34.65 carat pink diamond that originated from the ancient mines of Golconda in south India has been sold for$39,323,750, one of the highest prices for a privately owned diamond.
Washington, Apr. 17 (ANI): The Motion Picture Association of America has announced changes to its movie rating system to better inform parents about violence in films.
London, Apr 17 (ANI): One of the largest pink diamonds in the world has fetched more than 39.3 million dollars at an auction in New York.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel Tuesday called the deadly bombings at Boston Marathon a "cruel act of terror," while saying it was important not to jump to conclusions before having all the facts.
Wellington, Apr. 15 (ANI): Justin Bieber, who recently visited the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, wrote in their guestbook that he hoped Frank "would have been a Belieber" if she had lived.
Los Angeles, April 15 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jennifer Morrison says she found "real charm" in her "House" co-star Hugh Laurie. She admits she was inspired by his talent.
Washington, Apr. 14 (ANI): The mother of one of the victims of the Connecticut school shooting has urged Congress to act on new gun control legislation during an address in the White House.
London, April 13 (ANI): JAY-Z has been rapped by the White House after he claimed that Barack Obama has been doing him personal favors.
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden and his wife had spent almost two percent of their gross income on charitable contributions in 2012, according to figures from tax returns released by the White House.
London, April 13 (IANS) British house prices in March registered a seventh consecutive month of growth and reached a five-year high, boosted by London property prices, said Acadametrics and LSL Property Services Plc, the country's house market agencies.
Washington, Apr. 13 (ANI): President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama grossed just over 600,000 dollars in 2012, far less than they took in during 2011, according to their tax return that was released by the White House on Friday.
Washington, April 13 (IANS) With most major issues ironed out, a bipartisan group of senators is expected to announce Tuesday a plan to legalise America's 11 million illegal immigrants, including 260,000 Indians, according to various media reports.
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Washington attorney and former US Congressman James Symington has received a Certificate of Merit signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin for his contributions to Russian-American culture and humanitarian work, and for fostering strong US-Russian relations.
Washington, April 12 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal's plans to headline a Republican fundraiser next month in New Hampshire are fuelling speculation he is seriously eyeing a bid for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016.
Washington, Apr. 12 (ANI): The White House has challenged rap artist Jay-Z after he released a track suggesting he got "White House clearance" for his controversial trip to Cuba with wife Beyonce.
Washington, April 12 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama had nothing to do with rapper Jay-Z and pop diva Beyonce's trip to Cuba, the White House said Thursday after the hip hop icon released a song about the controversy.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Online career and recruitment solutions provider Monster India has announced the launch of its first virtual career fair in the country April 15-19.
London, Apr. 11 (ANI): The BBC's Asian Network, which was threatened with closure due to corporation shake-up three years ago, has been nominated for a leading radio award.
Los Angeles, April 10 (IANS) Scottish actor Gerard Butler says his fans wish he does more action films, but he admits he enjoys working in all types of movies.
Washington, April 9 (IANS) President Barack Obama's approval rating has inched above the 50 percent mark, but it remains below that mark on three crucial issues - gun control, immigration reform and border security, and the budget, according to a new poll.
Washington, April 8 (IANS) Prospects of comprehensive immigration reforms to resolve the issue of over 11 million undocumented immigrants, including an estimated 260,000 Indians, appear fairly bright as US lawmakers return after spring break Monday.
Washington, April 7 (ANI): Jessica Simpson, who is expecting her second child with fiance Eric Johnson, was spotted taking her daughter Maxwell for an afternoon outing.
Washington, April 6 (Xinhua-ANI): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon would visit the White House next week for talks with U.S. President Barack Obama over the situation on Korean Peninsula and other issues.
Brussels, April 6 (IANS/EFE) The European Commission gave the go-ahead to the merger of Penguin and Random House to create the world's No. 1 publishing house, considering that the operation will not harm competition in Europe.