Everything you need to know about Palayankottai High Grounds: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Palayankottai High Grounds: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Australia and India Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop and strengthen cooperation in skills training in the agriculture sector, said a statement.
Lagos (Nigeria), May 23 (IANS) India wants increased partnership with Nigeria in education through institutional cooperation, content development, faculty exchange and joint ventures that would enhance the West African country's human resource devlopment, according to Indian High Commissioner Mahesh Sachdev.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is disappointed with the spot-fixing scandals surrounding the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL). Nevertheless, he believes it has been an exceptional season.
Washington, May 21 (IANS) An official of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned here that high public debt would raise the possibility of fiscal crisis.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): The annual report of the Australia-India Institute-Australia India Youth Dialogue Partnership was launched at the Australian High Commission here last evening in the presence of Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling and Australia-India Institute (AII) Director Professor Amitabh Mattoo.
St.John's (Antigua), May 19 (IANS/CMC) England and the West Indies will play three Twenty20 matches and three One-Day Internationals in the Caribbean early next year, the West Indies Cricket Board announced.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Astronomers have found the farthest known solar twin in the Milky Way Galaxy-CoRoT Sol 1, which has about the same mass and chemical composition as the Sun.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Craving for chocolates, but don't want to gain those extra pounds? Worry not! Go for a dark chocolate, which contains a good amount of vitamins, minerals, iron, potassium and magnesium.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): By using global positioning systems (GPS) to measure ground deformation caused by a large underwater earthquake, researchers have shown that they can provide accurate warning of the resulting tsunami in just a few minutes after the earthquake onset.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Global ratings agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) Friday said its outlook on India remained negative and there is a one-in-three chance of a downgrade within the next 12 months.
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Fast-moving lifestyles, unearthly hours at work, stress, addiction to alcohol and unhealthy meals are making more and more Indians fall prey to high blood pressure at a very young age.
Islamabad, May 17 (IANS) High chicken prices in the run-up to Pakistan's May 11 elections are proof of the resourcefulness of contestants keen to feed their supporters and people are happy that some stability has been restored to chicken rates, a newspaper said in a tongue-in-cheek editorial Friday.
Islamabad, May 16 (ANI): British High Commissioner Adam Thomson has taken notice of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain's statements of "separating Karachi".
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Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Britain's Home Office Tuesday announced launch of a same-day, "super priority" visa service for Indian travellers, an official announcement said here.
Sydney, May 14 (ANI): A compensation case about a woman, who got injured while having sex on a work trip, has reached the High Court.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has expressed "displeasure" over availability of just 13 judges per million in India as against 50 per million in developed and 35-40 per million in developing countries, and called on the government to "make all out efforts" to fill the vacancies.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Ashwani Kumar has said that since shortage of judges is one of the reasons affecting disposal, the government has decided in May, 2012 that number of judges in the subordinate judiciary needs to be doubled in five years.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 224 of the Constitution of India, President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Abdullah Gulamahmed Uraizee, Kaushal Jayendra Thaker and Ratilal Parshottambhai Dholaria as Additional Judges of the High Court of Gujarat, in that order of seniority.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Canada's High Commissioner to India and Nepal Stewart Beck, is leading a four-day business mission to Nepal from May 5 to 8, 2013.
Kolkata, May 6 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has praised public interest litigations (PIL) for helping in delivering justice, but urged the judiciary to "observe self discipline" to "maintain the balance with the executive and legislature".
Islamabad, May 5 (ANI): Pakistan has demanded from India the release of 47 Pakistani prisoners who have completed their prison terms and are languishing in various Indians prisons.
London, May 5 (IANS) Beady Eye singer Liam Gallagher has slammed his brother Noel and abused him because he still plays songs from their previous band Oasis at shows even four years after their split.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Pakistan Friday expressed serious concern over the attack on a Pakistani prisoner in the high security Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu and sought immediate consular access to him, a statement from Pakistan High Commission said.
Melbourne, May 2 (ANI): It turns out that it's not just accountants and bankers which need to know their numbers, blue-collared workers are among the biggest users of maths in their daily jobs.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The BJP Thursday demanded that diplomatic ties with Pakistan be scaled down and the Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan be asked to return after the death of Sarabjit Singh in Lahore.
Aizawl, May 1 (IANS) Over 600 pigs have died from swine fever and about 12,200 have been infected in the past two months in Mizoram, officials said here Wednesday.
Washington, May 1(ANI): When exposed to secondhand smoke at home, teenage girls tend to have lower levels of the "good" form of cholesterol that reduces heart disease risk, according to a recent study
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) Pakistan's Foreign Ministry Saturday said that doctors are working hard to revive Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who remains unconscious on a ventilator after an attack in prison.
Amritsar/New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Four family members of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh will cross over to Pakistan Sunday, to visit him in a Lahore hospital where he has been admitted after a brutal asssault, after the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi issued the visas Saturday evening as a special case.
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) The Indian High Commission has been granted consular access to death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh who was admitted to a Lahore hospital Friday after a murderous attack on him by fellow prisoners in Kot Lakhpat jail, a media report said.
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Following reports of an attack on death row convict Sarabjit Singh in a Lahore jail, the Indian High Commission in Islamabad has urged the Pakistani government to provide the necessary medical and other help to him, official sources said Friday.
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Apr. 26 (ANI): India has sought consular access to Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on death row in Pakistan, after he was admitted to a hospital in Lahore with serious head injuries.
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): The harmful combination of high alcohol intake and high body mass index (BMI) causes an increased risk of chronic liver disease, a new study has found.
London, April 25 (IANS) A British court has ruled a man could be convicted of rape even if the woman agreed to have sex.
Islamabad, Apr. 25 (ANI): An anti-terrorism court has issued orders to arrest former president Pervez Musharraf in Benazir Bhutto murder case.
Islamabad, April 24 (Xinhua-ANI): A Pakistani court on Wednesday rejected bail of former President Pervez Musharraf in the 2007 assassination case of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto, prosecutors said.
London, April 24 (ANI): Myleene Klass was granted a quickie divorce from her former bodyguard husband - in 100 seconds on Tuesday.
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Alternative therapies such as aerobic exercise, resistance or strength training, and isometric hand grip exercises reduce blood pressure and can be considered an adjunctive treatment for those who can't tolerate or don't respond well to standard medications, according to the American Heart Association.
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Cleo de Nile, Clawdeen Wolf and Lagoona Blue along with their friends attend Monster High, a school where they face their teenage battles and fulfil their dreams. Their other friends are Draculara and Frankie Stein. Sounds familiar?
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): Myleene Klass is asking the High Court to officially end her marriage with estranged husband Graham Quinn, after he left her last April.
Beijing, April 23 (Xinhua-ANI): The EU has decided to lift its oil embargo on Syria, as well as its sanctions on Myannar. The decision was announced by European Union foreign ministers meeting in Luxembourg. Andrew Dupuis has more.
Sydney, Apr. 22 (ANI): Shane Watson's decision to resign before he was pushed as Australian vice-captain is the start of his journey to redemption not the end of it, according to a well-known Australian cricket writer.
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Britain is ready to work with any government that emerges after the upcoming general elections in Pakistan, British High Commissioner Adam Thomson has said.
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Congress Party on Friday refused to comment on the arrest of former Pakistani President and military leader Pervez Musharraf, saying it was an internal matter of Islamabad.
New Delhi, Apr. 19 (ANI): Terming the arrest of former Pakistani President and military leader Pervez Musharraf to be a historic day in the history of Islamabad, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday expressed hope that the power of democracy and law that is equal for all continues in the future so that the people in the neighbouring nation get the opportunity to elect a leader of their choice.
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Islamabad, April 18 (Xinhua-ANI): A court in Pakistan on Thursday ordered arrest of former President Pervez Musharraf for detaining senior judges when he imposed emergency rule in 2007, local media reported.
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A Pakistani court Thursday ordered the arrest of former president Pervez Musharraf, a media report said. The former president managed to escape with his private security guards from the court here.
Islamabad, Apr. 17 (Xinhua-ANI): A court in Pakistan has extended the interim bail to former president Pervez Musharraf by a week in the case of the 2007 assassination of former premier Benazir Bhutto, lawyers said.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Women with raised blood pressure in pregnancy have an increased risk of high blood pressure even 40 years after maternity, which leads in turn to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, a recent study has found.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Irrespective of level of physical fitness, people with high resting heart rates have higher risk of death than those with lower heart rates, a new study has found.
Washington, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Imagine being able to try on 10 different pairs of jeans in 10 seconds. Now, imagine they all fit. Perfectly. And come in the exact shade and style you prefer.
Washington, April 14 (IANS) The fifth round of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue will be held in Washington, D.C. during the week of July 8-12, the US Treasury Department announced Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr. 13 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Saturday said that nobody has been injured in the explosion that took place in Bangladesh near the car, which was being used by the Indian envoy.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The external affairs ministry Saturday clarified that no one from the Indian High Commission was injured in the crude bomb attacks that took place Friday near where the Indian envoy was attending a function in Khulna, Bangladesh.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The external affairs ministry Saturday clarified that no one was injured in the crude bomb attack that took place Friday near the car of the Indian high commissioner in Khulna, Bangladesh.
Berlin, April 12 (IANS) India and Germany have agreed to deepen their strategic partnership and "shape the future", focusing on closer trade and investment, partnering in high technology and cooperating in multilateral fora.
Shanghai, April 12 (IANS) A staggering 6,000 tonnes of waste tailings have been seized in China's Shanghai city during a crackdown on illegally imported garbage last month, officials said.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Right to Education Act has ensured that the education budget in most states has doubled - 11 million more children are now enrolled in schools, Louis-George Arsenault, Unicef India representative, said Thursday.
Male, April 10 (IANS) India has assured the Maldives of stronger ties between both countries, the Maldivian government said Wednesday.
Geneva, April 10 (IANS) The number of Syrian refugees is expected to witness a major rise by the end of this year, following shortage of fund for aid, the UN's refugee agency has warned.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to government on a plea of an undertrial in a murder case seeking interim bail to consummate his marriage.
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will set up a judicial academy on the outskirts of state capital Shimla at an estimated cost of Rs.37 crore, Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh said here Sunday.
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday said there is a need to sensitise the judiciary on gender issues.
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the Conference of Chief Ministers (CMs) and Chief Justices (CJs) of High Courts at Vigyan Bhawan here today.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Friday it would hear Bharti Airtel's petition challenging the Delhi High Court ruling restoring DoT's order directing it to halt its roaming 3G services in seven circles where it does not have a licence.
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India's health ministry Thursday said it would scale up the response to non-communicable diseases and work towards prevention and control of cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and strokes.
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Photos from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has shown how the parachute that helped the Curiosity rover land on Mars last summer has subsequently changed its shape on the ground.
Beijing, Apr. 3 (Xinhua-ANI): Following the deportation of a UK national for having a Buddha tattoo on his arm, British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka John Rankin has called for religious tolerance and understanding of cultural divisions.
Jaipur, Mar 31 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev slammed the UPA-II Government during a press conference in Jaipur, Rajasthan, on Sunday.
Islamabad, Mar 29 (ANI): Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's application to extend his protective bail for another 15 days has been accepted the Sindh High Court.
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): The Lahore High Court Bar Association has filed an application in the Supreme Court seeking high treason proceedings against former president Pervez Musharraf under Article 6 of the constitution.
Karachi, Mar. 27 (ANI): The Sindh High Court (SHC) has allowed former Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf to appear in court on March 29.
Washington, March 24 (ANI): One way to fight inflammation, which is the body's normal response to injury, is with food, says experts.
Bangkok, March 24 (IANS) More than 60 refugees from Myanmar have been killed and over 100 others wounded in a fire that engulfed a refugee camp in Thailand, a media report said.
Madrid, March 23 (IANS) Pushed by high jobless rate and reduced salaries, foreclosures in 2012 drastically increased in Spain, according to official figures.
Panaji, March 23 (IANS) Casino culture is slowly taking root in Goa, state tourism minister Dileep Parulekar said Saturday.
Sao Paulo, March 23 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian designer Alexandre Herchcovitch showcased a summer collection notable for its femininity and distinct winter feel on the fourth day of Sao Paulo Fashion Week.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed the media to cover the day-to-day trial of the Dec 16 gang rape case in the Saket fast-track court here, subject to certain restrictions.
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed the media to cover the day-to-day trial of the Dec 16 gang rape case in the Saket fast-track court here.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Australia will introduce a simplified visa programme for tourists and business visitors from March 23, the country's High Commissioner to India Patrick Suckling said Wednesday.
Washington, Mar. 20 (ANI): Kate Upton has been asked to a high school prom by a fan in a humorous - now viral - YouTube video.
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Stating that Bihar has been "ignored" by the government at the centre, Chief Minister, and Janata Dal-United leader, Nitish Kumar Sunday reiterated the demand for according special status to the state.
Chennai/New Delhi, Mar. 15 (ANI): Sri Lanka on Friday released 34 of the 53 Indian fishermen allegedly arrested by its Navy.
Washington, March 15 (ANI): High-fat dairy products can increase a breast cancer survivor's odds of dying years later, a new study has warned.
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India and Britain have agreed to support innovative businesses in both countries which are working together on the commercialisation of research in various areas, including energy and healthcare, an official statement said Thursday.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) BJP member M.M. Joshi Wednesday criticised the Congress-led UPA government's "growth with equity" policy, saying growth was meaningless if it did not result in better healthcare, education and jobs.
London, March 12 (IANS/EFE) After a decade away from the music scene following a heart attack, David Bowie is back with a new album, "The Next Day" that was released Monday.
Yangon (Myanmar), March 11 (IANS) Myanmar will hold the ninth Kite Show and Contest at Kyaikkasan Sports Grounds here this month.
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) The BJP Sunday cancelled a function where party chief Rajnath Singh and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi were to be felicitated, an party official said.
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels celebrated his return to full fitness with a typically elegant half-century on the second day of the three-day tour match against Zimbabwe here.
Islamabad, Mar. 9 (ANI): The current top Taliban peace negotiator might be replaced due to inexperience and will not be able to get the job done.
London, Mar 8 (ANI): American giant Apple has defeated Samsung in a patent battle at the High Court in UK after a judge declared three technology patents claimed by the Korean company as invalid.
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Regularly tucking into sausages, bacon, ready meals and pies dramatically increases the chances of developing heart disease and cancer, a new study has warned.
Islamabad, Mar. 7 (ANI): The release of Taliban prisoners by Pakistan has come across a temporary halt following renewed distrust between Islamabad and Kabul.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday expressed concern over the "political instability" in the Maldives and said India would continue to monitor the situation there as it was for a democratic and prosperous nation.
New Delhi, Mar. 6 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday appealed for peace in Maldives in wake of the recent arrest of former President Mohamed Nasheed.
Islamabad, Mar. 6 (ANI): The number of Syrians who have fled the war-ravaged country and are seeking assistance has now reached the one million mark, the United Nations' refugee agency has said.
Islamabad, Mar. 6 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani has said that the role of international forces' meddling in Afghanistan had led to terrorism in the country.