Everything you need to know about Pachrukhi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Pachrukhi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) After three of its girls went missing, a village in Bihar's Siwan district has barred girls from using mobile phones and wearing jeans and T-shirts, an official said Monday.
los Angeles, May 19 (IANS) Actress Brooke Shields and Richard Chamberlain are bringing horror classic "The Exorcist" to the stage.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Rihanna has denied being a part of a Whitney Houston biopic.
London, May 18 (ANI): Russell Brand, who started divorce proceedings right before New Year's Eve and then let himself be photographed enjoying sleepovers with lots of different women, has admitted that he still loves his soon-to-be-ex wife Katy Perry.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Pop star Madonna says her 11-year-old son Rocco is teaching her breakdance and has also introduced her to 'dubstep' music.
London, May 18 (ANI): Pakistan has been ranked second in the list of most negatively rated countries in the world by a global poll for BBC World Service, which surveyed 24,090 people around the world.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Facebook's initial public offering of common stock will be priced at 38 dollars a share, valuing the company at 104 billion dollars, which makes it the largest IPO for a U.S. tech company.
Abuja, May 18 (IANS) Nigeria says it will send aloft astronauts by 2015 and launch three satellites.
London, May 18 (ANI): Disco legend Donna Summer's lung cancer, which ultimately led to her death in Florida on Thursday, is said to have been triggered by toxic dust from the 9/11 attacks.
New York, May 18 (ANI): Two more men have stepped forward to accuse John Travolta of sexual assault on Thursday - the latest in a line of masseurs claiming randy faceoffs with the movie star.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Using the Herschel Space Observatory, a McGill-led research team has discovered a giant, galaxy-packed filament ablaze with billions of new stars.
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A Chinese movie is finding it hard to find an actor, not taller than 5'10", for performing the role of country's model citizen Lei Feng, Xinhua news agency reported.
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba has revealed that she uses double-stick tape to avoid high-heel related injuries.
Tehran, May 17 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad expressed his desire Thursday to visit London for the 2012 Olympics, as he wants to be with the Iranian athletes to cheer them.
Helsinki, May 17 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Asian market nordic carrier Finnair has started a direct flight to western China city of Chongqing, official said.
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Two men on a motorcycle fled with jewellery worth Rs.12 lakh from a shop in the Aashiana area here Thursday, police said.
Herat (Afghanistan), May 17 (Xinhua-ANI): All four attackers were killed after they stormed the provincial governor's office in the western Afghan province of Farah Thursday morning, police spokesman Abdul Rauf Ahmadi said.
Madrid, May 17 (Xinhua-ANI): A fire raging out of control in the region of Tarragona in the Autonomous Community of Catalonia has destroyed around 2,400 hectares of countryside.
Tehran, May 17 (Xinhua-ANI): Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday that he may visit London for 2012 Olympics.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Co-founder of Facebook Eduardo Saverin could save over 67 million dollars in taxes by renouncing his U.S. citizenship ahead of Facebook's multi-billion dollar IPO.
Melbourne, May 17 (ANI): Australia's addiction to mobile applications is so huge that a calculator app would be needed to do the maths.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Tiger Woods's former wife Elin Nordegren is no longer dating her businessman boyfriend Jamie Dingman, and is said to be single again.
Damascus (Syria), May 17 (AN): An expert panel monitoring United Nations sanctions on Iran has claimed that Syria continues to be the main destination of illegal weapons from Tehran, a Security Council diplomat has said.
Herat (Afghanistan), May 17 (Xinhua-ANI): A group of armed men entered the governor's office of Farah province Thursday morning and gun battle continues, a police officer said.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Antibiotic azithromycin, commonly called a "Z-pack" can be bad for your heart, warn researchers.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): Democrat Barack Obama still has a seven percent advantage over his Republican opponent Mitt Romney as both contenders continue their respective campiagns for the U.S. presidential elections in November.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have reported the development of an inexpensive and easy-to-use urine test ideally suited for areas like rural India, China and other areas of the world where poverty limits the availability of health care and where the epidemics of Type 2 diabetes is looming.
London, May 17 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley is delighted with the way fiance Shane Warne's kids have welcomed her into their family.
New York, May 17 (IANS) Socialite-turned-fashion designer Nicole Richie says she admires Kate Moss' sense of personal style.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Jessica Alba has revealed that she uses double-sided sticky tape as her unconventional secret weapon to keep her towering heels in place. he 'Fantastic Four' beauty has admitted that she has tripped too many times while walking in her fashionable high heel footwear and that is the reason she uses this unusual shoe trick.
Madrid, May 16 (Xinhua-ANI): Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy on Wednesday called on the European Union (EU) to speak out in defense of the euro.
Kozhikode, May 16 (IANS) A CPI-M leader in Kerala was arrested here Wednesday after he allegedly admitted that he had former party colleague T.P. Chandrasekharan murdered for "personal reasons".
Islamabad, May 16 (ANI): Snubbed Pakistani cricketer Wahab Riaz has termed his elimination from the squads that are touring Sri Lanka as a temporary setback.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Jessica Alba has revealed that she dresses for herself and refuses to pick outfits to please her husband or other men when she was single.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A new study has found that pre-birth exposure to the anti-HIV drug tenofovir does not adversely affect pregnancy outcomes and does not increase birth defects, growth abnormalities, or kidney problems in infants born to African women who are HIV positive.
Melbourne, May 16 (ANI): Shane Warne expressed his ignorance over the squabble between his ex-wife Simone Callahan and fiance Elizabeth Hurley, saying that he "thought everyone was getting along pretty well."
London, May 16 (ANI): Tyra Banks has spoken out in support of Vogue's decision to ban rail thin models from its pages and praised the fashion glossy's 19 editors for banding together to put a stop to "thinspirational" editorial and called for a toast "over some barbecue and burgers".
London, May 16 (ANI): Mark Zuckerberg, who has been voted as the world's worst dresses man, only eats animals that he has killed himself.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Tom Cruise has dispelled persistent rumours that his marriage to Katie Holmes is crumbling behind closed doors, insisting that he is incredibly happy with their "very special" relationship.
After the declaration of Bihar TET results the successful candidate may have to wait for three to four months for appointment, as preparation for appointment are progressing at snail?s pace.
Moscow, May 16 (IANS) Police in Kazakhstan have launched a search for two young women who walked naked around the steets of Kostanai city, RIA Novosti reported.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Jay-z has revealed that his preferred candidate for the presidential elections in 2012 is Barack Obama.
London, May 15 (ANI): The healthy trio of Hope Solo, Serena Williams and Ryan Lochte have apparently replicated a scene from Baywatch on the May issue of Vogue magazine - as they run arm-in-arm along a stretch of sand, clad in nothing but their swimsuits.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Jacob has been found to be the most popular name for boys for the 13th year straight, while more traditional Sophia is the new top name for girls, according to a list made by the U.S. Social Security Administration.
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Actress Nandana Sen and producer Madhu Mantena have ended their nine-year-long relationship. The former is shifting to New York and the couple felt that a long-distance relationship is impractical, but they admit that they will work together on a movie.
Paris, May 15 (IANS) Francois Hollande was sworn in as the new president of France Tuesday for a five-year term. He became the first Socialist leader to occupy the Elysee Palace in 17 years.
Tokyo, May 15 (Xinhua-ANI): Leading Japanese convenience store chain Lawson Inc. aimed to expand the number of stores in China and extend its business to other Asian countries, especially the Southeast ones, the president of the company said Tuesday.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Almost 46 percent of Americans would prefer to vote for Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney, while 43 percent said they would support President Barack Obama, according to poll.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): Almost one in four Americans are less likely to vote for President Barack Obama in the upcoming presidential election following his support for same-sex marriage, according to poll.
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Mother to four-year-old twins Max and Emme, singer-actress Jennifer Lopez feels pregnancy is a gift from god and happens when it has to happen. But she says she also started considering adoption after working in her new film.
Peshawar, May 15 (ANI): A close associate of Hakimullah Mehsud, the chief of banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), and six others have been arrested in Peshawar.
Moscow, May 15 (IANS) Russia has urged international bodies operating in Kosovo to prevent the region from turning into a training ground for Syrian rebels, RIA Novosti reported.
Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) A heat wave has gripped several parts of Odisha with the district headquarter town of Sambalpur, about 320 km from here, Monday recording 44.1 degrees Celsius, the day's highest in the state, an official said.
Quetta, May 14 (ANI): A son of slain Baloch leader Nawab Akbar Bugti, has demanded an impartial probe into the recent discovery of a mass grave in Dera Bugti.
Sydney, May 14 (ANI): Tech giant Apple in Australia and some other countries has ceased branding its latest third generation iPad tablet as 4G capable, instead using the term 'WiFi + Cellular'.
London, May 14 (IANS) Singer Beth Ditto, who loves experimenting with her looks, says she never wore make-up in high school because she was struggling with her sexuality.
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Monday dismissed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's claim that China was trying to poison him to death using female devotees, and described his accusation as "something you would find in a martial arts novel".
Wellington, May 14 (Xinhua-ANI): The New Zealand government announced Monday it was considering allowing importers of goods containing synthetic greenhouse gases to pay a levy rather than submit them to the country's fledgling emissions trading scheme ( ETS).
Aden (Yemen), May 14 (Xinhua-ANI): An armed group of al-Qaida militants attacked a gas pipeline in Yemen's southeastern province of Shabwa, a security official told Xinhua on Monday.
Madrid, May 14 (ANI): Ion Tiriac, Madrid Masters supremo, has said the blue clay courts are the way forward in tennis.
The much awaited Bihar TET results have been declared. As per former announcements the result was to be declared on May 15, 2012 so the results came one day before.
Madrid, May 14 (IANS) A generator exploded resulting in a fire when the Williams team were celebrating the win of Pastor Maldonado in the Spanish Grand Prix.
Los Angeles, May 14 (IANS) Actors Jada Pinkett and Will Smith's daughter has lent her voice to one of the newly introduced characters in "Madagascar 3 - Europe's Most Wanted".
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Moon is often considered as a geologically dead fixture in our sky.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): President Barack Obama has been described as the "The First Gay President," according to the latest cover of Newsweek magazine.he cover of the magazine shows a close-up portrait of the president with a rainbow-coloured halo over his head, the colours symbol is adopted by the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) movement.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Present day computer touchscreens, which are nearly ubiquitous on laptops, tablets and smartphones, are often made of glass or plastic that is heavy, inflexible and even breakable.
London, May 14 (ANI): Sensitivity to touch is heritable and apparently linked to hearing as well, according to a new study.
Kathmandu, May 14 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed Monday when a plane crashed in western Nepal, reported Xinhua.
Madrid, May 13 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Mahesh Bhupathi went down to Robert Lindstedt and Horia Tecau in the men's doubles semifinals of the Madrid Open tennis tournament here.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Jessica Simpson gushed about her baby daughter Maxwell on Twitter saying the little toddler is "insanely beautiful."
Washington, May 13 (IANS) The world's largest art car parade rolled through the fourth-largest US city of Houston Saturday, attracting an estimated more than 300,000 spectators.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Russell Brand finally unfollowed his soon-to-be ex-wife Katy Perry on Twitter earlier this week.
Beijing, May 13 (ANI): The Dalai Lama has revealed he fears that Chinese agents have trained Tibetan women for a mission to kill him.
London, May 12 (ANI): Rubbishing reports that Pakistan has not been invited to the Chicago summit, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani stressed that negotiations regarding the reopening of NATO supply routes are still under way, and that it was premature to say anything in this regard till the negotiations are over.
New York, May 12 (ANI): Kim Kardashian, who hasn't quite shown a high level of malice toward her own exes, could have got some ideas on how to exact revenge on her one-time true love and now mortal enemy Kris Humphries after she was offered a gig hosting a TV special titled "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover."
Wellington, May 12(ANI): A new book on former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn by American journalist Edward Jay Epstein has again revealed that he was the target of a conspiracy to weaken his chances of defeating Nicolas Sarkozy to become French president.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Almost 52 percent Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama's way of handling the economy, with 46 percent approving, according to a poll.
Ramallah, May 12 (Xinhua-ANI): An high-level Israeli envoy will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday afternoon to hand him a letter from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a Palestinian official said.
London, May 12 (IANS) Singers Beyonce Knowles and Jay-Z have decided to invest in a posh townhouse here following excessive expenditure on high-end hotels.
Damascus, May 12 (Xinhua-ANI): The ambassador of the European Union (EU) to Syria stressed on Saturday the EU's commitment to the initiative for peace by the UN-Arab League joint envoy for Syria Kofi Annan.
London, May 12 (ANI): Kristen Stewart talked about her 'Twilight' sex scenes in an interview saying that even though it was a bit full on, it was edited later.
London, May 12(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has auctioned a cricket bat signed by cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar, and his "most valuable" possession fetched 3400 pounds to raise money for the Rwanda Cricket Stadium Foundation.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Lack of basic evidence about the numbers and causes of apparently inexplicable heart attacks among young sportsmen and women are seriously hampering our ability to prevent them, say experts.
London, May 12 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said he wants to improve relations with the U.S. following the killing of Osama bin Laden on its soil last year.
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) Preparations for the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi are right on course as scheduled, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
London, May 12 (ANI): The UK's Ministry of Defence has said that a device that can be used as a sonic weapon will be deployed during the London Olympics.
Havana, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Cuba said it plans to invest up to $450 million over the next few years in a programme to increase domestic rice production, which remains insufficient to meet the demand on the island, state television reported.
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's has penned a song "Turn to You" for his mother Pattie Mallette.
Damascus, May 12 (IANS) Unidentified people pelted a UN observers' convoy with stones Friday near a suburban area of Syrian capital city of Damascus, Xinhua reported.
Shimla, May 11 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh experienced warm weather Friday, with Una town recording a high of 40.8 degrees Celsius, an official said here.
Moscow, May 11 (IANS) Emulating India, Australia and a few European Union members, Russia will have grim images depicting the impact of smoking on health appear on all cigarette packs starting May 2013.
Moscow, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US research into hypersonic weapons, which Washington aims to complete by 2015, represents an especially serious threat to Russia, acting Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing Instagram costing about one billion dollars.
London, May 11 (ANI): A historian sparked off fresh controversy by saying that the Asian men who were jailed for sexually exploiting women in Rochdale were "acting within their own cultural norms".
Yangon, May 11 (Xinhua-ANI): Myanmar will host the 33rd Asia-Pacific Junior Golf Championship at Pun Hlaing Golf Course here this month, according to the Myanmar Golf Federation Friday.
Moscow, May 11 (ANI): Vladimir Putin, the newly installed Russian President, opted against the lavish inauguration balls seen in the United States, instead playing in a nationally televised ice hockey exhibition match after he was sworn in Monday.
London, May 11 (IANS) The London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has confirmed that the first torchbearer for the Olympic torch relay in the UK would be three-times Olympic gold medallist Ben Ainslie.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lopez's boyfriend Casper Smart is so fond of her that he tries to provide the best of everything to her.
London, May 11(ANI): Spanish club Barcelona have dismissed claims made by Everton's on loan player Royston Drenthe that Lionel Messi called him 'negro' many a times when they played against each other in the La Liga.
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has signed up to become the face of Hugo Boss' new fragrance, Nuit Pour Femme.