Everything you need to know about College Square: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about College Square: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Islamabad, May 23: (ANI): Drone strikes in Pakistan have fallen sharply since their peak in 2010, perhaps in response to increasing scrutiny of the programme by the US Congress and the American public, according to a media report.
Tokyo, May 21 (ANI): "The Land of the Rising Sun" - Japan - attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world.
Dhaka, May 20 (ANI): Bangladesh online activist and spokesperson of the Shahbagh's Ganajagaran Mancha, Imran H Sarkar, has called for the banning of country's biggest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, while blaming it for wartime atrocities committed during the 1971 liberation war.
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): A guitar, once played by John Lennon and George Harrison of 'The Beatles,' was sold at 408,000 dollars, at an auction in New York.
Cairo, May 17 (IANS) Hundreds of protesters flocked Friday to central Tahrir Square here to join demonstrations condemning the rule of President Mohamed Morsi and ruling Muslim Brotherhood group, reported Xinhua.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The mausoleum housing the remains of Russian communist leader Vladimir Ilyich Lenin reopens here Wednesday after repairs that fixed the "sinking" foundation and restored the original lighting, authorities said.
Johannesburg, May 14 (IANS) With an eclectic blend of cinema, music, art and photography exhibitions, entrepreneurs and bloggers workshops and panel discussions the 12-day Indiafrica Festival 2013 began here Monday aiming to reach out to the youth of South Africa. .
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.
New York, May 5 (ANI): 'Star Wars' fans celebrated their holiest day on their calendar on Saturday, better known as "May the Fourth Be With You."
Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): The Boston Marathon bombings are leading to tighter security at the sport events to be held this weekend in New York City, according to organizers on Friday.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Osvaldo Quiroz-Lopez, an alleged costumed cad accused of violently shoving a toddler as his Indian-origin mother did not give him a tip, is continuing to fight his misdemeanor reckless endangerment case rather than take a no-jail plea.
Damascus, May 1 (IANS) Two people were killed and 28 others wounded Wednesday in twin blasts in the Syrian capital, a local media report said.
Amsterdam, April 30 (IANS) After 33 years on the throne, Dutch Queen Beatrix Tuesday abdicated in favour of her son Willem-Alexander.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): A car bomb went off Tuesday in the heart of the capital Damascus in front of the old headquarters of Syria's Interior Ministry, killing at least 10 people, wounding 60 others, local media said.
Damascus, April 30 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 70 wounded when a car bomb went off Tuesday in the heart of the Syrian capital Damascus in front of the old headquarters of Syria's interior ministry, the state-TV said.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): American biologists have identified eight genes that are called into action near the areas where wounds occur.
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Amid a brewing controversy over whether the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect was read his legal rights too soon, officials said the brothers planned to detonate the rest of their explosives in Times Square.
Beijing, Apr. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): The two Boston bombing suspects had intended to come to New York to detonate bombs at Times Square, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told a press conference on Thursday.
Washington, April 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing planned to follow up the attack by detonating as many as six explosive devices in New York City's Times Square, officials said.
Bogota, April 25 (IANS/EFE) The Colombian Senate Wednesday voted 51-17 to reject the same-sex marriage bill after debate on the measure was postponed twice.
Vatican City, April 25 (IANS/AKI) Pope Francis has called on nations to give humanitarian aid to Syria's population and end the deadly conflict in the country.
London, Apr 24 (ANI): A video installation of speeches by Nelson Mandela's, the former South African leader, is taking over many electronic billboards in New York's Times Square.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Two veteran anti-terrorism prosecutors, including an Indian American attorney Aloke Chakravarty, are leading the case against the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Dhaka, April 22 (ANI): Bangladesh journalist Shahriar Kabir has urged the government to ban the country's biggest Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, and blamed the organisation for the wartime atrocities committed during the 1971 Liberation War.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Waleed Rashed, hero of the massive protests at Tahrir Square that ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, will address delegates at the second India Internet Day (IID) here April 26.
Washington, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Boston Marathon bombing has renewed talk about homeland security in a post 9/11 world.
Washington, April 17 (IANS) Investigators looking for clues to the Boston Marathon bombings that killed three people and injured another 176 would try to reconstruct the bombs said to be made of pressure cookers filled with nails and ball bearings.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Two bombs that killed three people and injured 176 at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday were pressure cookers filled with metal and ball bearings, according to various media reports.
Islamabad, Apr. 16 (ANI): The Pakistani Taliban has denied anything to do with explosions that killed three people and wounded more than 100 in Boston.
Boston/Washington, April 16 (IANS) The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is taking the lead in investigating the double bombing that killed at least three people and left at least 144 others injured the Boston Marathon finish line even as local police authorities say the attacks happened without warning.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Investigators probing the twin Boston bombings that left three people dead have a number of active leads and have made "some good early progress in the forensics analysis", a law enforcement official said.
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday, killing at least two people and injuring around 100 others, media reports said. Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick described it as a "horrific day".
Washington, April 16 (IANS) Two explosions rocked the finish line at the Boston Marathon Monday, injuring at least half a dozen people, CNN reported.
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Not just health-related risk factors, but some non-traditional "well-being risks" can also have a significant impact on workers' productivity, according to new study.
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dozens of people were detained Saturday as some 200 nationalists gathered in the centre of the Russian capital, chanting "Russia for Russians" and Moscow for Muscovites", police said.
Rome, April 13 (IANS/AKI) Hollywood director Ridley Scott has filmed a TV series "The Vatican" in Rome, starring Bruno Ganz as the fictional present-day Pope Sixtus VI.
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) Two youths were arrested Wednesday on charges of hurtling religious sentiments amid an escalating row between Islamists and secularists on a new anti-blasphemy law in Bangladesh.
New York, Apr. 9 (ANI): Miss India Asia Pacific 2003 Parmita Katkar, now Parmita Kurada, has accused a Times Square Cookie Monster impersonator of assaulting her son and calling her a bitch after she failed to pay a tip to him.
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Manchester could become the next fashion capital, as the city has just been announced as the location for Vogue's Fashion Night Out 2013.
Dhaka, March 31 (IANS) Amid heightened political tensions, a group of Bangladesh Islamic scholars Sunday submitted a list of bloggers who they alleged had committed blasphemy.
Melbourne, March 29 (ANI): The barefoot, "homeless" man who made headlines when a NYPD officer was photographed giving him a pair of boots has his own apartment and 30 pairs of shoes, it has been revealed.
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): A picture of China's First Lady Peng Liyuan in her younger days singing to troops following bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Tiananmen Square in 1989 has appeared on Chinese Internet this week.
Washington, Mar. 28 (ANI): Women in Egypt are fighting against sexual assaults that have skyrocketed and often committed by gangs of men during protests against President Mohammed Morsi at Tahrir Square.
Sydney, Mar. 27 (ANI): Pope Francis has announced he will be staying in the Vatican's guesthouse, rather than moving into the vast palace used as the official papal residence.
New York, Mar 25 (ANI): A member of the feminist Russian punk band Pussy Riot has come out of hiding to say the group is alive and still wants President Vladimir Putin to step down.
London, March 25 (IANS) Pope Francis, the Catholic Church's first Latin American leader, will visit Brazil in July to attend a Catholic youth gathering in Rio de Janeiro.
Moscow, March 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nine activists have been detained for attempting to stage an unauthorised protest on Moscow's Red Square, police said.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday lauded Egypt's nascent democracy and said the two countries must find new ways of engagement between their youthful populations.
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Millions of people may be exposed to risk of developing kidney failure and bladder cancer by taking herbal medicines that are widely available in Asia, scientists from King's College London have warned.
London, Mar 17 (ANI): A British professional boxer has been fined 3,000 pounds and told to behave himself by boxing officials following his regular foul-mouthed tirades both on Twitter and in the open.
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): Fungi really deserve more respect, as they have fantastic capabilities and can be grown, under certain circumstances, in almost any shape and be totally biodegradable.
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Members of the Russian Opposition Coordination Council have announced their decision to hold two mass rallies in April and May.
London, March 16 (IANS/EFE) Excavations for a railroad line in London have uncovered the remains of 13 bodies and ceramics that appear to date back to the mid-14th century when the bubonic plague ravaged Britain, the BBC reported.
London, Mar 16 (ANI): A correspondent from UK-based Sky News has been detained by Chinese police while filming in Beijing's Tiananmen Square.
Rome, March 16 (IANS/AKI) Over a million people are expected in Rome for the enthronement of Pope Francis next week, the Italian capital's top government representative said.
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Pork DNA has reportedly been found in halal chicken sausages served in a primary school in central London.
New York, Mar 15 (ANI): Chelsea Clinton and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are in talks to buy a sleek, 10.5 million-dollar apartment overlooking Madison Square Park.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina has been elected as the Catholic Church's 266th Pope. He is first Latin American to be pontiff, and will call himself Francis I.
Vatican City, March 14 (IANS) Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina has been elected the Catholic Church's 266th Pope. He is first Latin American to be pontiff, and will call himself Francis I.
Vatican City, March 14 (IANS) Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina was Wednesday night elected the Catholic Church's the 266th Pope. He is first Latin American to be pontiff, and will call himself Francis I.
Vatican City, March 14 (IANS) White smoke billowing from the Sistine Chapel chimney Wednesday night announced to the world that cardinals gathered inside elected a new Pope to head the Catholic Church.
Moscow, March 13 (IANS/EFE) The Russian specialists who care for the embalmed body of Vladimir Lenin are ready to help in the process of embalming the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.
Cairo, March 11 (IANS) Egypt's Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim has called on all political forces to keep the police out of politics.
New York, Mar. 5 (ANI): Hillary and Bill Clinton were spotted enjoying a meal at the NoMad restaurant in the Flatiron District in New York on Sunday.
Moscow, March 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Three political activists were detained on Moscow's Red Square for attempting to hold an unauthorised protest against President Vladimir Putin, police said.
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 18 others injured when some unidentified gunmen sprayed bullets in various areas of Pakistan's port city of Karachi Monday evening, reported Xinhua citing local media.
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) "Joi Bangla!", "Mulla barir Rajakar, ei muhurtey Bangla char (Islamists leave Bangladesh)" , "Jamaat mandir jalachchey, Hinduder ghor bhangchey.. aita ki hotey debo? (Can we allow Hindu temples and homes to be burnt and destroyed?)" .
Washington, Ma Mar 1 (IANS) Anil Ananthaswamy, a London based Indian origin writer, has won the inaugural Physics Journalism Prize sponsored by the Institute of Physics (IOP) and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Anil Ananthaswamy, a consultant at New Scientist Magazine and author of "The Edge of Physics," has bagged the inaugural Physics Journalism Prize -- a prize designed to inspire the next generation of physicists by encouraging journalists to grapple with often complex topics and help spread excitement about the subject.
Vatican City, Feb 27 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI will be called "pope emeritus" or "Roman pontiff emeritus" when he steps down as the head of the Catholic Church Thursday, a Vatican spokesperson has said.
Cairo, Feb 26 (IANS) Ahmed Aba Ya Zeed, a university student, has won a trip to India, thanks to a poster competition organised here.
London, Feb 25 (ANI): In an emotional goodbye to 100,000 supporters, Pope Benedict XVI said that he steeping down as God had told him to devote himself to prayer.
Dhaka, Feb. 23 (Xinhua-ANI): At least four people were dead and scores injured as thousands of activists of about a dozen of religion-based parties and groups clashed with police, lobbed handmade bombs and pelted stones at them in capital Dhaka and elsewhere in the country after Friday's weekly Juma prayers over the issue of blasphemous bloggers.
Chittagong (Bangladesh), Feb.22 (ANI): At least six journalists were injured after Juma prayers here on Friday.
Washington, Feb. 22 (ANI): Times Square has been ranked as the happiest spot in the Big Apple.
Agartala, Feb 20 (IANS) Hundreds of people Wednesday gathered at an India-Bangladesh checkpost in Tripura to show solidarity with protestors in Dhaka who are demanding death penalty for those convicted of war crimes.
New Delhi, Feb.19 (ANI): Bangladesh is churning once again, 43 years after breaking away from Pakistan with the help of India and the indigenously created Mukti Bahini. In 1970-71, the struggle was for creating an independent country for what were then minority Bengali and Sunni Muslims out of what was then East Pakistan. Now, in 2013, the revolution, if we may term it that, is against fundamentalist groups, most notably led by the Jamaat-e-Islami, that are seeking to derail what a majority see as a fair and just trial against 1971 war criminals.
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) What sedans did Chairman Mao Zedong choose for parade and daily use? Some of them can be found in a private classic car museum in the Chinese capital.
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Pippa Middleton, who has been linked with some of Europe's most eligible bachelors, has found her new love, whom she took to meet her pregnant sister, the Duchess of Cambridge, brother James, and parents Michael and Carole.
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): The tradition for Valentine's Day in Japan has long been about women giving chocolate to men.
Washington, February 13 (ANI): USC neuroscientists have managed to selectively shut off the ability to sense cold in mice while still leaving them able to sense heat and touch.
Vatican City, Feb 13 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI will stay at the papal summer residence outside Rome when he officially steps down Feb 28 before moving into a former nunnery within the Vatican walls, the Holy See announced.
Washington, February 9 (ANI): Candice Swanepoel wanted to make sure her fans knew how much she appreciated them by showing up at the Victoria's Secret store in New York City's Herald Square.
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Former British foreign secretary David Miliband was photographed sleeping on a London metro train with his trouser zip left gaping open, The Sun reported.
Dhaka, Feb.8 (ANI): The sentencing of Abdul Quader Mollah, an Islamist cleric, to life in prison for crimes against humanity in the nation's 1971 war of independence, has evoked angry protests in Dhaka and in other parts of Bangladesh.
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Thursday kicked off celebrations marking one year until the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics by setting off special countdown clocks all over the country.
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) A quaint garden named after a 16th century Portuguese Jewish physician and naturalist Garcia de Orta will host one of the Goa carnival's biggest samba parties this year.
Washington, February 5 (ANI): Living in locations closest to the equator can put people at increased risk of developing allergy and asthma due to higher UV-B rays exposure, according to a new study.
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) People residing near the equator may find themselves sneezing and wheezing more than usual due to exposure to higher ultra violet radiations, says a US study.
Turbat (Balochistan), Feb.4 (ANI): Thousands of Baloch people, including women and children, took part in a protest rally over the weekend in Balochistan's Turbat District.
Washington, Feb. 3 (ANI): Fed up Egyptians are making it their job to prevent and rescue women at Tahrir Square, the epicenter of Egypt's uprising, which has become a terrifying place for women as sexual assault has become more common and violent.
Washington, Feb. 1 (ANI): The Turkish gunman who shot Pope John Paul II in his new autobiography has claimed that Iran's late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini had personally told him to kill the pope.
Washington, Feb. 1 (ANI): United Nations officials have deplored reports that 25 women were sexually assaulted during protests in Cairo's Tahrir Square and demanded that Egypt's authorities take steps to bring the perpetrators to justice.
Islamabad, Jan 30 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four others injured Wednesday in a bomb blast in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, a media report said.
London, Jan. 28 (ANI): At least 25 women were sexually assaulted during clashes in Tahrir Square amid ongoing civil unrest in Egypt, local women's rights campaigners have said.
Cairo, Jan. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Clashes between protesters and security forces in a massive demonstration marking the second anniversary of the so-called "revolution" throughout Egypt killed five and injured at least 252 Friday, arousing fears of more violence in the country.
Ranchi, Jan 18 (IANS) Jharkhand State Cricket Association (JSCA) president Amitabh Choudhary remains unfazed despite his effigies being burnt in response to his invitation to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the third One-Day International (ODI) between India and England to be held here Saturday.
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan did at least 50,000 dollars worth of damage while partying at the W hotel in NYC's Union Square, according to reports.
Lima, Jan 10 (IANS) The 2013 Dakar Rally crossed the border from Peru into Chile, where motorbikes and quads will cover 411 km, while cars and trucks would go 509 km.
New York, January 3 (ANI): A man from New York has achieved his "100-jobs-in-a-year challenge" after he was hired as a correspondent for NBC's 'New Year's Eve with Carson Daly'.