Everything you need to know about Customs House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Customs House: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 19(ANI): Nicole Kidman will star as Grace Kelly in a biopic that will be produced by Academy Award winner Harvey Weinstein and will be release the next Oscar season.
London, May 18 (ANI): Millions of British holidaymakers and business travellers heading for the United States this summer are facing longer queues than ever for their applications to be processed by immigration.
London, May 18 (ANI): Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has revealed that the search engine is in talks to acquire Tumblr for a billion dollars, and enter the premier league of social media.
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizure of drugs, customs officials at Mumbai Airport Friday nabbed a South African woman carrying 26 kg of drugs worth over Rs.13 crore, an official said here.
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.
London, May 16 (ANI): Amazon's UK subsidiary has paid 2.4 million pounds as corporate tax as it earned sales worth 4.3 billion pounds last year.
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 (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.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony today reviewed the progress on various steps and actions taken to enhance coastal security.
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 11 (ANI): Indian-origin Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal delivered a keynote address on Friday at a Republican fundraiser in New Hampshire, an appearance that has renewed speculation that he is eyeing to contest presidential elections in 2016.
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.
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.
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 (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.
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China's foreign trade volume grew by 15.7 percent year-on-year in April, faster than the 12.1 percent increase in March, according to customs data released Wednesday.
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.
Beijing, May 8 (IANS) China's exports increased 14.7 percent year on year in April, while import surges 16.8 percent, the General Administration of Customs said Wednesday, reported Xinhua.
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'.
Washington, May 7 (IANS) In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings, the US expects to have an automated system in place this month to close the student visa gap that allows many to enter the country even after they cease to be students.
Yola, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): At least 10 people were killed in attacks on a market and a church in northeastern Nigeria, police reported on Monday.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Amanda Seyfreid hopes to become a movie producer.
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): 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 (ANI): President Barack Obama has said the prison at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba must close, amid a growing prisoner hunger strike there.
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.
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 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.
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.
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): 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.
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Prince Harry delivered a teddy bear, which was handed to him by a little girl for his soon-to-be born nephew, to his brother William and sister-in-law Kate.
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.
Beijing, Apr. 26 (Xinhua-ANI): UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday the UN fact-finding team is "on stand-by and ready to deploy in 24-48 hours" to investigate the alleged use of chemical weapons in attacks in Syria.
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.
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): Top-ranking lawmakers in the U.S. have demanded 'action' in Syria after intelligence community confirmed that chemical weapons use is rampant in the war-torn country.
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.
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.
London, April 24 (ANI): Justin Bieber has apparently contacted German customs authorities and suggested that his pet monkey should be placed in a zoo.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday invited bids for new clubs to be a part of the I-League.
London, Apr. 18 (ANI): President Barack Obama has lashed out at senators who blocked a bipartisan plan to support expanded background checks on firearms.
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.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Five hundred research-based projects will be showcased at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi Saturday.
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.
Moscow, April 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia could introduce tighter passport regulations for citizens of former Soviet states crossing Russia's borders this year, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said.
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.
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.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The state's first Mahila Dak Ghar, a post office entirely operated by women, was inaugurated here Friday.
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.
Attari Border, April 11 (ANI): Even after one year since the multi-crore Integrated Check Post (ICP) came up at Attari Border, trade between India and Pakistan is yet to pick up.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): President Obama couldn't resist singing along when Justin Timberlake performed a rendition of the Otis Redding's classic 'Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay' at the White House.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) China's foreign trade growth continued to gain traction in the first quarter, indicating that the world's second-largest economy is firming up.
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) China's foreign trade growth continued to pick up in the first quarter, as the country's supportive policies initiated last year began to take effect amid the improving economy.
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 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.
London, Apr 6 (ANI): The European Commission has approved the proposed merger of book publishers Penguin and Random House.
Washington, Apr. 6 (ANI): President Barack Obama called California Attorney General Kamala Harris on Thursday, to apologize for his comments about her appearance, which have drawn a storm of criticism.
Washington, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Russia have cooperated to remove enough highly enriched uranium (HEU) to make two nuclear weapons from the Czech Republic, the White House said.
Washington, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Film critic Roger Ebert died Thursday in Chicago after a long battle with cancer. He was 70.
Washington, Apr. 5 (ANI): First lady Michelle Obama mistakenly called herself a "busy single mother" in an interview with CBS affiliate WCAX on Thursday.
Washington, April 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama has praised California's Indian-American Attorney General Kamala Harris not only for her legal acumen but also for her looks to set off a little storm in a tea cup.
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama will hold full-fledged talks on the sidelines of the G8 Summit in Northern Ireland in June, a Putin aide said.