Everything you need to know about Clever House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Clever House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kunal Roy Kapoor is currently in search of a leading man for his new directorial project. He says the script for the film is ready, and a producer is also on board for it already.
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A bipartisan group of 23 lawmakers have asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, the way it does for other communities.
New York, May 20 (ANI): Miley Cyrus and Paris Hilton have for the second time fallen victim to swatting pranks after police rushed to their Hollywood homes on false reports about gun crimes.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Under the baton of Placido Domingo, acclaimed Chilean writer Isabel Allende's short story "Una Venganza" ("An Act of Vengeance") emerges from the printed page as the opera "Dulce Rosa", a production with a Latin heart and Greek tragedy in its soul that premiered Friday in Los Angeles.
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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned Friday as opposition members created a ruckus over the coal block allocations and Chinese incursion in Ladakh while proceedings in the Rajya Sabha couldn't take place due to lack of quorum.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Amanda Seyfreid hopes to become a movie producer.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Both Houses of Parliament adjourned proceedings on Thursday after the opposition, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left parties, walked out citing the failed foreign policy of the government and its inability to come clean on the 2G spectrum and coal block allocation issues.
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.
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 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba must close, amid a growing prisoner hunger strike there.
Beirut, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Militants in Syria have used chemical weapons against civilians with the aim of discrediting forces loyal to President Bashar Assad, Syrian state-run TV said Tuesday.
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.
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): President Obama managed to crack up the crowd more than host Conan O'Brien at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
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.
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 mother of Boston Marathon bombing suspects is a 'person of interest' to federal authorities who are investigating if she had radicalized one or both of her sons, US lawmakers have said.
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.
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) A Maharashtra minister Thursday urged the central government to demand an additional quota for Haj pilgrims for India based on the country's current Muslim population.
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.
London, April 24 (ANI): Eva Longoria insists she's not dating "Ready for Love" bachelor Ernesto Arguello, but the two are definitely living together.
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.
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, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has released the names of 18 Russians to be slapped with visa and financial sanctions under its controversial Magnitsky Act, which punishes individuals Washington deems complicit in human rights abuses.
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/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.
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.
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.
London, Apr 6 (ANI): The European Commission has approved the proposed merger of book publishers Penguin and Random House.
Washington, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Film critic Roger Ebert died Thursday in Chicago after a long battle with cancer. He was 70.
Washington, April 3 (ANI): First Lady Michelle Obama recently admitted that she is still clueless as to what she wants to do with her life.
New York, Apr. 3 (ANI): Michelle Obama, who hosted Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman for a student workshop in White House on Jackie Robinson's biopic '42,' said that she and her husband Barack were physically moved by the experience of the movie.
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Saying that he wanted the next job-creating discoveries to happen not in India or China, but the US, President Barack Obama has unveiled a $100 million initiative to unlock the "enormous mystery" of the human brain.
Washington, Apr. 2 (ANI): President Barack Obama had a tough time on the basketball court at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll, making just two of 22 shots.
London, April 2 (IANS) Singer Leona Lewis, who turns 28 Wednesday, hosted an early house party here.
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Google has chosen 8,000 people, including celebrities and tech opinion formers, who will get the chance to test its much-awaited 'wearable computer' Glass.
London, March 31 (ANI): Peter Crouch' wife Abbey Clancy was reportedly spotted enjoying a night out at a swanky hotel in Dubai - looking painfully thin in a skin-tight grey dress.
Manama, Mar 23 (ANI): A Syrian actress has accused Islamists of attacking her at the Cairo Opera House where she was reading a poem supportive of President Bashar Al Assad.
Washington, Mar. 22 (ANI): US Transportation Security Administration's plan to allow small knives on planes have sparked a revolt in Congress.
Washington, Mar. 22 (ANI): Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton has double-digit leads over two favorite sons of Florida in the 2016 presidential race, a new poll has found.
Washington, March 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Initial U.S. intelligence did not show that chemical weapons were used in an attack in Syria's Aleppo province Tuesday, U.S. officials said Thursday.
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Washington, March 20 (IANS) Challenging White House's claim that it had nothing to do with the release of over 2,000 immigration detainees from jail, opposition Republicans have suggested it was motivated by politics rather than forced budget cuts.
London, Mar. 19 (ANI): The former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton has declared her support for same-sex marriage, bringing her into line with other potential Democratic candidates for the 2016 presidential nomination.
Los Angeles, March 18 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria enjoyed a date with a mystery man in Hollywood.
London, Mar. 12 (ANI): The Queen has signed a charter setting out the Commonwealth's values and commitment to equal rights.
London, March 11 (ANI): Adele is set to perform at US First Lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday next year with Beyonce.
Islamabad, Mar. 9 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani had told American officials that they would be 'better off' negotiating an exit from Afghanistan with the Taliban.
Washington, Mar. 8 (ANI): The White House is moving forward with the White House Easter Egg Roll, despite closing its doors to all public tours because of the sequester spending cuts, press secretary Jay Carney has said.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will inaugurate a two-day seminar on "Gender Justice and Responsive Governance" here Friday, a statement from her office said.
Washington, Mar. 7 (ANI): President Barack Obama has begun a new strategy of personal outreach to congressional Republicans, as Washington is gripped in a political gridlock.
Washington, Mar. 4 (ANI): Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, while giving an unflinching review of his unsuccessful campaign, has admitted that it "kills him" not to be in the White House "doing what needs to be done".
Washington, March 4 (IANS) As President Barack Obama faces one crisis after another, Mitt Romney, his Republican opponent in the November election, says "it kills me" not to be in the White House finding solutions to the nation's problems.
Washington, Mar 2 (IANS) With no deal in sight, President Barack Obama signed an order hours before the midnight deadline to kick in $85 billion in what he called "dumb" spending cuts that could hurt the US economy.
Washington, March 2 (Xinhua-ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has signed an order to start the 85 billion U.S. dollars across-the-board government spending cuts, the White House said on Friday night.
Washington, Mar. 1 (ANI): The Republican-controlled House has approved an updated version of the Violence Against Women Act that includes new protections for gay men and lesbians.
Washington, Ma Mar 1 (IANS) Ted Poe, an influential Republican member of the US House of Representatives, has expressed confidence in the future of the India-US strategic partnership, underscoring the shared values and interests of the two countries.
Washington, Ma Mar 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will send the Syrian opposition an additional $60 million and provide rebel forces with direct aid meant to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Open, democratic governments including the United Stated, have sought laws and new forms of surveillance, which according to many is a new wave of censorship, a report has said.
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) US officials have expressed concern that the impending spending cuts may increase wait times in issuing US visas particularly in countries like India, China, and Brazil.
London, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Tennis world No. 3 Andy Murray said Monday he paid 1.8 million pounds ($2.7 million) for the Scottish luxury hotel where his brother, Jamie, got married three years ago.
London, Feb. 25 (ANI): A human rights group is set to launch a global campaign to highlight the danger of killing machines and wants a ban before they become a reality.
Melbourne, February 24 (ANI): Clever is contagious and "hanging out" with like-minded academic achievers will boost your brainpower, a new study has suggested.
Washington, February 22 (ANI): President Obama took the help of Kid President-a.k.a. nine-year-old Robby Novak - to announce the 2013 lottery for the annual White House Easter Egg Roll.
London, Feb. 21 (ANI): Former congressman Jesse Jackson Jr, the son of a civil rights leader, is facing up to five years in prison for misusing about 750,000 dollars in campaign money.
Washington, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United States and Russia have grappled over Iran's nuclear ambitions in recent years, but the three nations are now joining forces for the right to keep on grappling in the Olympics after International Olympic Committee (IOC) officials recommended scrapping the ancient sport of wrestling this week.
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Failed Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has turned her attention to Twitter on Tuesday to share her thoughts on the current United States government, using the hashtag #sotUGottaBeKiddingMe.
Abuja (Nigeria), Feb 14 (IANS) The Nigerian House of Representatives called on the government to provide adequate funding for football and sports in general.
Washington, February 14 (ANI): Michelle Obama on Wednesday heaped praise on the Oscar-nominated film "Beasts of the Southern Wild", saying that it is "one of the most powerful and important movies that has been put out this year-or in a long time."
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) A day after making a strong push for comprehensive immigration reform, President Barack Obama has warned lawmakers that if the Congress fails to move forward he will propose his own legislation on the contentious issue.
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS/EFE) The Senate Armed Services Committee Tuesday approved the nomination of former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as the country's new defense secretary.
Melbourne, February 11(ANI): A new sexual practice called karezza is gaining popularity as a new way to enhance relationships and revive sex lives.
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao considers it fortunate that India-US partnership enjoys bipartisan support in the US Congress, just as it does across the political spectrum in India.
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): The next time you post a tweet or make a comment on Facebook about your favourite TV show, beware as you may just be helping to rewrite it.
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): American political satirist and actor Stephen Colbert, who was the surprise guest at the annual House Democratic retreat on Friday and took part in a question and answer session with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, said Congress is less popular than colonoscopies in the country.
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Women clergy will attends bishops' meetings of the Church of England for the first time.
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Noting an "increasing convergence" of Indian and US interests across major global issues, Indian ambassador to the US Nirupama Rao says she sees a "virtually limitless horizon" for the two countries to achieve together.
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) The Republican party has chosen Peter Roskam, a House of Representative member from Illinois, as the co-chair of the Congressional Caucus of India and Indian Americans - the largest caucus dedicated to one country in the House - charged with advancement of US-India relations.
Washington, Feb. 4 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said the Boy Scouts of America should open its membership to gays and lesbians when its national executive board discusses the issue this week.
London, Feb. 2 (ANI): Michelle Obama has set the rumour mills spinning about fronting another Vogue cover after famed photographer Annie Leibovitz and a camera crew were seen entering the White House on Thursday.
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) The US unemployment rate rose to 7.9 percent in January from 7.8 percent in December 2012, the US Labor Department said Friday.
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) President Barack Obama has awarded Rangaswamy Srinivasan, an Indian-American co-inventor of LASIK eye surgery, with a national medal for science, technology and innovation along with 22 other researchers and inventors.
Washington, Jan. 28 (ANI): Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has said the Republican Party 'clearly has to change' if it is to stand a chance of winning another presidential election in the future.
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama Friday named Denis McDonough, who had been serving as deputy national security advisor, as his new chief of staff.
Washington, January 23 (ANI): The specifications of Barack Obama's limousine - "The Beast" - which are kept secret due to national security, have been made public.
New York, January 22 (ANI): As President Barack Obama gets ready for another four years in the White House, he and wife Michelle are trying their best to keep their children's lives private and as normal as possible.
London, Jan. 21 (ANI): Barack Obama has been sworn in for a second term as the President of the United States of America in a private White House ceremony.
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) The grand show on the national mall to mark President Barack Obama's second inauguration is set for Monday, but he officially began his second innings with a quiet ceremony at the White House Sunday.