Everything you need to know about Mijikajan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Mijikajan: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Prague, April 29 (IANS) More than 40 people were injured in a powerful blast at a building in central Prague Monday, reported Xinhua.
Melbourne, Apr 27 (ANI): Triple Olympic champion swimmer Stephanie Rice has confirmed that she will attempt a comeback to the sport for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) With beef in Goa in acute short supply following a high court ban, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government assured the state assembly Thursday that it would request the court to allow slaughter of bulls and male buffaloes at the state-run meat complex.
The Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee P.C. Chacko who is hearing for the 2G Scam on Thrusday said that the JPC will decide today whether to adopt the 2G scam report or not at 3 pm.
Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Singapore's National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan Tuesday attended a function to celebrate the festival of Vishu that marks the new year of the Malayalis.
Sydney, Apr 23 (ANI): Convicted drug dealer Shane Charter has admitted that he had helped footballers and rugby players use performance enhancing drugs.
Melbourne, April 21 (ANI): More and more GEN Y youths are turning to the internet to find love despite one in five still believing online dating is for "desperate people".
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Rapper and entrepreneur Jay-Z had announced that he will be selling his stake in the professional US basketball team Brooklyn Nets.
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal Saturday called for a 12-hour state wide shutdown on April 26 to protest the alleged central neglect to the state by the Congress-led central government.
Sydney, Apr.20 (ANI): A Sports biochemist has reportedly been threatened by an organized crime network to spike the supplements of Australian Football League (AFL) players with cocaine so that they deliver positive tests for the purpose of blackmailing the players.
The following are the results of National Basketball Association (NBA) games:
Washington, Apr. 17 (ANI): Applications are already rolling in for the first manned mission to Mars, it has been revealed.
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Sixty-four companies have received authorization to participate in the bidding for new oil exploration blocks in Brazil next month, the National Petroleum Agency, or ANP, said.
Augusta (US), April 15 (IANS) Adam Scott became the first Australian golfer to win the US Masters by beating Angel Cabrera of Spain in the second hole of a sudden death playoff at the Augusta National.
Augusta (US), April 15 (IANS) Adam Scott sank a birdie on the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to win the US Masters becoming the first Australian to win the 77th version of the tournament at the Augusta National.
Caracas, April 15 (IANS) Venezuela's opposition leader Henrique Capriles said Monday that he refused to accept the election results and demanded a recount of all votes after acting president Nicolas Maduro narrowly won Sunday's vote.
Caracas, April 15 (IANS) Venezuela's acting president Nicolas Maduro has won the presidential elections, Xinhua quoted National Electoral Council's President Tibisay Lucena as saying.
The Bobcats won 95-85 Saturday.
Tokyo, April 13 (IANS) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi arrived in Japan Saturday for a week-long visit, her first trip to the country in 27 years since she visited Japan in 1985 as a visiting scholar, media reported.
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Teenaged golf player Guan Tianlang has become the youngest golfer to make the cut at a Major with an overall score of four over at the ongoing Augusta National, even though he was penalised for slow play at the event.
Karachi, April 12 (ANI): At least 216 women were burnt alive in Pakistan last year, the founder of the Madadgaar National Helpline, Zia Ahmed Awan, has claimed.
Melbourne, Apr 12 (ANI): There are eight types of mean girls in the office, according to Melbourne-based psychologist and author Meredith Fuller.
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): A well-known and current National Football League (NFL) player is strongly considering coming out in public as gay.
Johannesburg, Mar 27 (ANI): Brazilian advertising regulators have warned Ambev, Latin America's largest brewer over an ad for beer-flavoured ice cream, saying it could tempt children and adolescents.
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): The laser-shooting ChemCam instrument aboard the Curiosity rover currently searching the surface of Mars for signs of habitability has shown what appears to be a common feature on the surface of some very different Martian rocks during Curiosity's first 90 days on the Red Planet.
Istanbul, March 19 (Xinhua-ANI): Syrian opposition coalition elected Ghassan Hitto as a prime minister of the interim government here Tuesday morning, part of efforts to establish a coherent and inclusive political body to administer the opposition-held areas of northern Syria.
Melbourne, March 14 (ANI): Women keen on an everlasting marriage must never forget to leave the toilet door open and remember to send your husband sexy texts, according to author Geri Hemer.
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) China's electricity consumption dropped 12.5 percent year on year in February, reported Xinhua citing the National Energy Administration.
Toronto, March 11 (IANS) Raptors rookie guard Terrence Ross made his first career National Basketball Association (NBA) start in the team's 100-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Chelsea footballer David Luiz has told his teammate and captain John Terry to accept the rotation of the squad or else play tennis if they want to play every game ahead of Europa League match with Steaua Bucharest.
Melbourne, Mar 5 (ANI): Australian tennis ace Bernard Tomic has reportedly been linked to a notorious motorcycle gang on the Gold Coast, weeks after the Australian Crime Commission disclosed increasing links between organised crime and professional athletes.
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): The FBI has released its files on a trio of investigations the agency conducted on behalf of Whitney Houston, which show an alleged attempted extortion of the singer back in 1992.
London, Mar. 2 (ANI): A star honouring legendary actor Richard Burton was unveiled on the Hollywood Walk of Fame next to that of his wife Elizabeth Taylor on St David's Day.
Melbourne, Mar 2 (ANI): An Australian professional freediver has arrived in Hawaii to make final preparations for an unprecedented double world record attempt.
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) China does not have any soldiers engaging in cyber warfare, a military spokesman said Thursday.
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): An Australian boy, who has been touted as the next Usain Bolt, is set to race against a sports car driven by BBC show Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson, after he set one of the fastest sprint times in the world for his age.
Moscow, Feb 27 (IANS/RIA Novsoti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has said all obstacles that prevent Russians from adopting children should be removed at the earliest.
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered US special forces to leave Wardak province within two weeks after it was claimed that the elite units had been involved in the torture and disappearance of Afghan civilians.
Melbourne, Feb 21 (ANI): Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has been fined 250 dollars for throwing his bat in a Ryobi Cup game against Western Australia at WACA in Perth.
Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) China's military Wednesday said the country's armed forces had never backed any hacking activities and denounced as "groundless both in facts and legal basis" US cybersecurity firm Mandiant's report that it was behind cyber-attacks against US companies.
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian government has said that reconciliation talks with rebel forces should be held "on the Syrian soil," the SANA news agency reported Thursday.
Toronto, Feb 6 (IANS) Dozens of sweater-clad grannies sprung into action in the Canadian city of Toronto this week ahead of the third annual National Sweater Day, which falls Thursday, to remind people the importance of energy conservation.
Washington, Feb. 5 (ANI): GOP Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has said in an interview that any Republicans thinking about 2016 need to "get their head examined", while cautioning against "nonstop" presidential campaigning.
Sydney, Jan 29 (ANI): Man credited with inventing the world wide web Sir Tim Berners-Lee has warned about the dangers posed by governments intent on increasing the level of monitoring and filtering of the online activity of its citizens.
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): The Bee Gees are set to be immortalised in bronze next month in the way Redcliffe will always remember them - as children.
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Adele's father has opened up about his rift with his superstar daughter, by revealing that she won't speak to him, or allow him to meet his new grandson.
Melbourne, January 21 (ANI): Metrosexuality, which was first a neat shirt and a bit of hair gel, has now gone to the max as the laser Brazilian grows in popularity among Brisbane men chasing youthful bareness and sporty speed.
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): A team of researchers from Universite Laval, CHU de Quebec, and pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has discovered a way to stimulate the brain's natural defense mechanisms in people with Alzheimer's disease.
New York, Jan 3 (ANI): The former National Football League (NFL) receiver, Chad Johnson, is suing two websites, WorldStarHipHop.com and Media Takeout, over posting a now notorious sex tape online.
Dubai, Dec 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's opposition coalition has denied it has declared "open season" on Russian nationals.
London, December 20 (ANI): Video blogger Emily Hartridge, who's laugh-out-loud videos on topics ranging from why men cheat to why it's a good idea to get married have made her become an internet sensation, has taken up the topic of boobs this time.
Caracas, Dec 18 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez's leftist PSUV party took 20 of 23 state governorships in Venezuelan regional elections, but opposition standard-bearer Henrique Capriles retained power in the central state of Miranda.
London, December 14 (ANI): Silvio Berlusconi, who is seeking re-election as the Prime Minister of Italy, has a new lady by his side, it has been revealed.
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban have threatened to attack the secular political parties in the country, the Dawn reported Monday.
London, December 7 (ANI): Nancy Huston's erotic novel 'Infrared' has received one of the literary world's least coveted prizes: the Bad Sex award.
London, December 5 (ANI): 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author EL James, who was expected to be among the prizes at the Bad Sex in Fiction Award presented by the Literary Review, did not face any further derision for her "mummy porn" at the ceremony.
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS/EFE) US shoppers spent a little more than $59 billion over the Thanksgiving weekend, setting a record for the percentage of online purchases, according to figures compiled by the National Retail Federation.
Ankara, Nov 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian opposition coalition ??National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces (SNCROF) ?? will soon open its office in Istanbul, according to Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu.
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) China's economy showed further signs of recovery after figures released Wednesday showed electricity consumption in the country picked up in October.
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) Growth of China's electricity consumption accelerated to 6.1 percent year-on-year in October from September's 2.9-percent rise, the National Energy Administration said Wednesday.
Baghdad, Nov 13 (IANS) Iraq will renegotiate the $4.2- billion arms deal which it initially agreed upon with Russia as allegations of bribe being paid for it have emerged, Xinhua reported Monday.
Melbourne, Nov. 7 (ANI): Robert Pattinson has said that it was only recently that he realised what an "extraordinarily loud" kisser he is.
Melbourne, Nov 1 (ANI): Miley Cyrus, who has continuously distanced herself from her squeaky clean Disney past with her haircuts, sideboobs and smoking, has added yet another act of wildness to it - working with porn stars.
Melbourne, October 29 (ANI): A luxury sports car previously owned by Paul McCartney is set to under the hammer later this week.
Washington, Oct. 26 (ANI): President Barack Obama, the Democratic National Committee and their joint fundraising group, Obama Victory, have broken the billion dollar mark of fundraisers for the 2012 campaign.
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and Oman have signed an agreement on media cooperation, it was announced Tuesday.
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese automaker Nissan has announced it is recalling thousands of Altima sedans made in the US, due to their steering bolts that may not have been tightened properly during production.
Melbourne, October 22 (ANI): Tim Tebow, who has sparked an international sensation with his praying pose 'Tebowing' among his fans globally, has sought to trademark the move because millions around the world mimicking him by aren't "using it in the right way."
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 18 (IANS) Brazil has over 130 cellphone subscriptions for every 100 inhabitants, said authorities.
Seville (Spain), Oct 18 (IANS/EFE) Actor Antonio Banderas and Formula 1 driver Fernando Alonso are among those who have been named as honorary ambassadors for "Brand Spain" by the Leading Brands of Spain Forum.
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Tanya Jones, wife of actor Vinnie Jones, is keeping herself calm post her husband's kissing episode with a Russian singer a few days ago.
Ramallah, Oct 14 (IANS) The Palestinian National Authority (PNA) Sunday called for international protection to a boat carrying pro-Palestinian activists trying to break Israel's naval blockade on the Gaza Strip, reported Xinhua.
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Britain's Royal Mail has blacklisted a village after a postman was badly bitten by fleas.
Caracas, Oct 8 (IANS) Incumbent Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez won the presidential election Monday, geting another six-year mandate to pursue his "21st century socialism" project of greater nationalisation, Xinhua reported.
Caracas, Oct 8 (IANS) Incumbent Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has won the presidential election with 54.42 percent of the vote, an official said.
Caracas, Oct. 8 (Xinhua-ANI): Incumbent Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has won the presidential election with 54.42 percent of the vote, Tibisay Lucena Ramirez, president of the National Electoral Council (CNE) announced late Sunday.
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) A staggering 85 million Chinese took to the highways Sunday, the first day of the eight-day long national holiday.
London, September 24 (ANI): The buzz has it that Charlize Theron is dating actor Eric Stonestreet after being introduced by mutual friends earlier this year.
Washington, Sept. 13 (ANI): Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood thinks that President Barack Obama has taken too much credit for Osama bin Laden's death.
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) US National Hockey League farm team the Bakersfield Condors has invited singer Justin Bieber to be part of their 2012-2013 season.
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's railways ministry announced Wednesday it plans to launch a new service that will allow people to purchase tickets via smartphones.
Sydney, Sept. 12 (ANI): An Australian politician has caused a racist storm in parliament after he addressed opposition environment spokeswoman Jackie Trad as 'Jihad Jackie'.
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Nearly 35.7 million people watched President Barack Obama's 2012 Democratic convention speech, says a report.
Washington, Sept. 7 (ANI): Singer-songwriter James Taylor poked fun of legendary actor Clint Eastwood's bizarre empty chair skit and later made an old white guy joke in between songs at the Democratic National Convention.
Washington, Sept. 5 (ANI): Clint Eastwood is the 'perfect icon' for the GOP, Iowa Senator Tom Harkin said, describing the legendary actor as 'an old angry white man spewing incoherent nonsense'.
Melbourne, August 24 (ANI): While news of Prince Harry's naked pictures from his Las Vegas scandal are still filtering throughout the world, the 'naked expert' of the Royal family has weighed in on the furore.
Melbourne, August 22 (ANI): Bosses may breach anti-discrimination laws if they sack workers for alcohol or drug use - and this may include smokers, they have been warned.
Melbourne, August 13 (ANI): Former 'Superman' star Christopher Reeve's son has claimed that his famous father's legacy lives on through his foundation, which helps people with spinal cord injuries.
Lagos, Aug 4 (IANS) Two Nigerian Navy officers were killed and four foreigners -- a Malaysian, an Iranian, a Thai and an Indonesian -- were Saturday taken hostage by suspected pirates, Xinhua reported.
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Former world champion 100 metres runner Kim Collins has said he will not run in the Olympics after a fallout with his national Olympic committee.
Washington, July 30 (ANI): Britney Spears is holding off planning her wedding because she isn't sure what type of wedding she wants.
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Ashton Kutcher has gifted new flame Mila Kunis a 5,000-dollar crystal-studded phone case engraved with both their initials.
London, July 29 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher has reportedly presented his "That 70's Show" co-star Mila Kunis a phone case with both their initials carved on it.
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ten Italian cities are facing bankruptcy as they are unable to fulfil their budget commitments, Italian newspaper La Stampa reported Tuesday.
London, July 21 (IANS) Spanish basketball star Pau Gasol has been chosen to replace Rafael Nadal as the flagbearer for Spain's Olympic squad at the opening ceremony of the Games July 27.
Washington, July 19 (ANI): Julia Roberts apparently wants to leave Hollywood and wants to move to Hawaii to lead a more simple life.
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been booed at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) conference for promising to 'kill' Barack Obama's signature healthcare law.
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has brought her kids this time around to Bosnia for the 18th annual Sarajevo Film Festival.
Sydney, June 10 (ANI): Air traffic controllers, who are responsible for the safety of passengers on Australian planes, have been involved in a series of workplace arguments in control towers and centres.
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): The players in Saturday's Lingerie Football League All-Star game in Brisbane, who wear skimpy clothes and would not look out of place in a swimsuit calendar, are not to be messed with as they are seriously committed to a brutal sport.