Everything you need to know about R K Puram (main): news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about R K Puram (main): news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Health is wealth, and that doesn't change even when you're on a holiday. Experts suggest eating healthy and being conscious that about one hour of exercise a day can help you stay in shape even while you have fun.
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta, who is gearing up for the release of her debut production venture "Ishkq in Paris", finds production work difficult. She says it's more like crisis-management and is a thankless job.
Ghaziabad, May 22 (IANS) A businessman and six members of his family, including his three grandchildren, were found killed in their house in a densely populated locality here Wednesday, police said.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): A planned initial public offering of Vodafone Group Plc's Indian unit is unlikely this year, says the unit's Chief Executive Marten Pieters in New Delhi.
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) It was what Nawazuddin Siddiqui calls the most memorable birthday of his life. He celebrated his 39th birthday with friends like Anurag Kashyap, Madhu Mantena, Vikas Behl and Tannishta Chatterjee at Cannes. But he had nothing special to wear.
London, May 21 (ANI): Rihanna's father, Ronald Fenty, is convinced that the Barbadian recording artist and Chris Brown will eventually get back together.
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) The visit of Premier Li Keqiang to India will promote a strategic partnership, but the US should not become jealous since Beijing and New Delhi do not want to be its enemy, a state-run daily said Tuesday.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A Mediterranean diet with added extra virgin olive oil or mixed nuts seems to improve the brain power of older people better than advising them to follow a low-fat diet, according to a new research.
Baghdad, May 20 (IANS) A series of car bombings and shootings, mainly targeting Shia Muslim areas across Iraq, Monday killed at least 61 people, including Iranian pilgrims, and wounded around 200 others, officials said.
Hull (England), May 20 (IANS) Saurav Ghosal blanked Jonathan Kemp in his men's first round match while Joshana Chinappa rallied past Deon Saffery to make the women's draw at the Allam British Open Squash Championships here Monday.
Beijing, May 20 (Xinhua-ANI): The Syrian army on Sunday launched a wide-scale operation to recapture the border city of al-Qussair near Lebanon, and has regained large swathes of the strategic city, local media reported.
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new study looks to the past to learn about the future of tropical climate change, and our ability to simulate it with numerical models.
Barcelona, May 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona celebrated their conquest of the La Liga season with a 2-1 win at home to Valladolid.
Moscow, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) After a victorious comeback to professional tennis, former World No. 20 and cancer survivor Alisa Kleybanova vowed Monday to return to the sport's biggest competitions.
Beijing, May 20 (IANS/EFE) Badminton has become an indirect victim of bird flu that has been affecting the country, given that the extensive slaughtering of infected ducks has created a shortage of feathers, an essential raw material for the birdies used in the sport, media reports said.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India is an important neighbour, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday and stressed that the main aim of his visit was to increase areas of mutual interest and intensify cooperation.
Yaounde (Cameroon), May 20 (IANS) There's no official figure to determine its role in the Cameroonian economy but there is evidence that the "call box" business is a booming informal business in the country's mobile telephone sector.
Shanghai, May 19 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic 400 metre champion Kirani James has warned that Grenada is capable of producing a relay team as a force to be reckoned with in world athletics.
Shanghai, May 19 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic champion Kirani James powered to victory against his main rivals from London 2012 Olympics in the 400 metres at Shanghai's Diamond League meet.
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): The exotic dancer, who was at the center of Silvio Berlusconi's sex trial, revealed at her first court appearance that young women wore nun and nurse costumes to perform "sensual" dances at his "bunga bunga" parties.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Practical issues related to disability like rehabilitation, empowerment, main-streaming, education and employment need to be addressed on a priority basis, experts said here Saturday.
Singapore, May 18 (IANS) A Malaysian Indian politician of the Democratic Action party (DAP) has asked the party's Chinese-origin secretary-general to apologise to the Indian members of the party.
Rome, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No. 2 Maria Sharapova admitted Friday that the upcoming French Open played a part in her decision to pull out of the Rome Masters.
Paris, May 17 (IANS) Sharath Kamal took a game off World No.5 Timo Boll before going down 1-4 in the men's singles second round at the World Table Tennis Championships here, ending the Indian challenge in the mega event.
Karachi, May 17 (ANI): Former International Cricketing Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani has urged the governing body to safeguard the sanctity of cricket following the spot-fixing scandals that has surrounded the Indian Premier League tournament.
Lima, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Uralvagonzavod plant is prepared to provide Peru with a full-scale specimen of its T-90S, a main battle tank currently on show at a defense expo in Lima, a representative of the manufacturer said Thursday.
London, May 16 (ANI): Less than one in five television presenters at major channels in Britain above the age of 50 are women, a new study has found.
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Top Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra, part of the sports ministry delegation to Lausanne, Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was worried about the governance of Indian sports.
Sydney, May 15 (ANI): England cricket team is set to use the raised seam of the English Duke Ball to challenge New Zealand batsmen in the forthcoming two-Test series at Lord's following the disappointing draw at 0-0 in the recent three-test series between the two countries.
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Rawalpindi, May 15 (ANI): An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has extended former president and military ruler Pervez Musharraf's house arrest over the murder of former premier Benazir Bhutto until May 28, according to a prosecutor.
Rio de Janeiro, May 14 (IANS) England's Howard Webb has been named by FIFA as one of 10 referees who will officiate at the Confederations Cup in Brazil next month.
Paris, May 14 (IANS) India's Soumyajit Ghosh, Harmeet Desai, Sanil Shetty and Neha Aggarwal won their opening qualifying matches at the World Table Championships here.
Paris, May 14 (IANS) Eighteen-year-old debutante Hu Limei of China took only 11 minutes to beat Haliti Ilirjana of Kosovo in the first round of qualifying at the World Table Tennis Championships here.
Havana, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Corruption and illegal activities in areas like fuel distribution are of great concern for the Cuban government, the official media reported here Monday.
Caracas, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Monday launched a plan to fight crime that, in its first phase, will involve 3,000 soldiers in police operations in crime-ridden neighbourhoods in Caracas.
London, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cyclist Maxim Belkov has won the ninth stage of the Giro d'Italia grand tour with a stunning breakaway ride.
Ankara, May 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 40 people were killed and over 100 injured, in two blasts that occurred a Turkish town of Reyhanli, near Syrian border Saturday, the government said.
Ankara, May 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 40 people were killed and over 100 injured, 29 of them seriously, in two blasts that occurred in a Turkish town of Reyhanli, near Syrian border Saturday, the government said.
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal came within two points of defeat before he fought back to progress into the last four of the Madrid Open.
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 11 (IANS/CMC) Organisers have released the schedule of matches for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to be played in July and August. Barbados take on St. Lucia in the tournament opener July 30.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): The so-called Elephant's Tomb in the Roman necropolis of Carmona (Seville, Spain) may not have been always used for burials.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Adding captivating visuals to a textbook lesson to attract kids' interest may sometimes make it harder for them to learn, a new study has suggested.
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.4 percent year on year in April, up from 2.1 percent in March, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) As the Indian Cinema celebrates 100 years of its existence Bollywood actresses and fashionista Sonam Kapoor shared her love for classic look and said she copied legendary Madhubala's sari from a song for an event.
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, grew 2.4 percent year on year in April, up from 2.1 percent in March, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday, reported Xinhua.
London, May 9 (ANI): Syria's main armed opposition group, the Free Syrian Army (FSA), is losing fighters and capabilities to Jabhat al-Nusra, an Islamist organisation with links to al-Qaida.
Bangalore, May 8 (IANS) Counting of votes began Wednesday morning for the Karnataka assembly elections, officials said.
Los Angeles, May 8 (IANS) Actor Ewan McGregor has reportedly replaced Bradley Cooper as the main villain in indie western movie "Jane Got A Gun".
Tbilisi, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has ruled out the possibility of Tbilisi resuming natural gas purchases from Russia, for its probable impact on his country's independence.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury on Tuesday said the Food Security Bill should be passed only after proper debate.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): People's behavior is repetitive when it comes to visiting and spending in shops, according to a new study.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A physical exercise programme that is based on a very basic, rudimentary materials can significantly improve upper and lower limb strength as well as static and dynamic balance in women suffering from postmenopausal osteoporosis.
Gangtok, May 7 (IANS) Preventive health checks! The exclusive preserve of the affluent in most parts of India but not in the hill state of Sikkim where the government-backed Comprehensive Annual and Total Check-up for Healthy (CATCH) programme aims to reach out to people even in the remotest areas.
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and around 50 others injured on Monday afternoon in a bomb blast that targeted a political gathering in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region of Kurram Agency, reported Xinhua citing local officials.
Vancouver, May 6 (IANS) Kenyan runners made a clean sweep of the Vancouver Marathon as Thomas Omwenga won the men's title for the fourth time while Lucy Njeri took the women's race.
Pakistan-born Canadian clerics and chief of Tehrik-e-Minhajul Quran Tahirul Qadri believes that the coming general election would bring no changes in the system even the faces won?t be changed................
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Italian cuisine is not just about pizzas and pastas, it offers a wide range of food - from salads and spicy appetizers to soups and curries.
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) With memories of Anuradha, one of its most brilliant sniffer dogs that died last month, still fresh, dog handlers of Delhi Police have started training five new Labradors, hoping to groom them to her level of excellence.
London, May 05 (ANI): Michael Jackson's family is looking forward to buy back Neverland Ranch, where the late singer lived for 20 years and raised his three children.
Islamabad, May 5 (IANS) Cleric Tahirul Qadri, who shook the Pakistan government in January with his fiery speeches during the three-day siege in the capital, says the May 11 general elections in the country would bring about no change, not even of the faces in the system.
Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo's two goals ensured FC Barcelona cannot be crowned La Liga champions this weekend.
London, May 5 (ANI): At least eight professional footballers in Britain have revealed that they come out as gay in front of their colleagues, but are refusing to go public with their sexuality as they fear a backlash from their fans.
Nairobi, May 4 (IANS) Kenya's former Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo is keen to bury the disappointment of finishing fourth in her 800m title defence in London as she targets to make the finals of the World Championships for the first time in Moscow.
Madrid, May 4 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na arrives at the Madrid Tennis Masters with a positive frame of mind, and praised her coach for a successful start to the season.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): Microsoft has announced it has successfully transferred all Hotmail.com users to Outlook.com.
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling BJP is wooing Bangalore's young voters with the promise of an extended night life in the state capital, if returned to power in the May 5 assembly poll.
Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua-ANI): Days after a court in Pakistan banned former President Pervez Musharraf from contesting elections for the rest of his life for abrogating constitution during the emergency in 2007, his party Friday announced boycott of the May 11 elections.
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra's cousin Meera has clarified that there is no tiff between them but they are not the best of friends either.
Madrid, May 3 (IANS) Barcelona would like to forget the horrendous Champions League semifinal against Bayern Munich and would want to crown themselves the La Liga champions for the 22nd time this weekend.
London, May 02(ANI): Filmmaker JJ Abrams has revealed that the offer to direct the upcoming new 'Star Wars movie' was a "once in a lifetime opportunity" and he could not resist it.
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) At the New York premiere of Hollywood film "The Great Gatsby", the noise went up for a moment and the US media was left wondering if Leonardo DiCaprio had come, but it was actually Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The crowd's cheers were overwhelming, says Big B.
London, May 2 (ANI): New Zealand has warned England not to treat them like warm-up 'hors d'oeuvre' ahead of the back-to-back Ashes, following their arrival in England for the upcoming Tests.
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): A Chinese boy will become the youngest player in European Tour history when he tees off on Thursday at the Volvo China Open.
Kiev, May 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday that the arrest of Ukraine's ex-prime minister and opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko in 2011 was unlawful.
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) Bangladesh's parliament Tuesday elected Shrin Sharmin Chowdhury, currently the state minister for women and child affairs, as its first woman and youngest speaker.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): Bangladesh for the first time is going to get a woman speaker for its parliament as the ruling Awami League Parliamentary Party has unanimously nominated State Minister of Women and Child Affairs Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury for the post of speaker of parliament Monday evening.
Kabul, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): A cargo plane crash which took place on Monday in Bagram district in eastern Afghanistan has claimed the lives of all seven people aboard, a provincial source said Tuesday.
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) Bangladesh will get its first ever woman speaker for its parliament as the ruling Awami League parliamentary party unanimously nominated Minister of Women and Child Affairs Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury for the post Monday evening. reported Xinhua.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party Monday said they will allow the Finance Bill 2013-14 to be passed in the Lok Sabha Tuesday, as they did not want a "constitutional crisis" to arise.
London, Apr. 29 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur winger Gareth Bale has become the third proud owner of double awards, the PFA Player of the Year award and the Young Player award.
Washington, April 29 (ANI): Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health are studying fats, or lipids, to learn more about normal and abnormal biology in the body.
Islamabad, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has defended its attack on politicians, saying that they were targeting liberal political parties for their secular ideology and support for military operations.
Sydney, Apr. 29 (ANI): A majority of users have given Facebook's Home mobile a one star rating on the Google Play store.
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) Karnataka voters are having a hard time deciding who to vote for in the May 5 assembly poll, with all the parties in the fray terming each other "the most corrupt".
Kabul, Apr. 29 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency has been dropping US dollars packed into suitcases, backpacks and, plastic shopping bags every month or so at the offices of Afghanistan's president for more than a decade.
Bangkok, April 29 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 45 injured, five of them seriously, when a bridge collapsed in Thailand's central province of Ayutthaya Sunday evening, local media reported.
Islamabad, Apr 28 (IANS) Pakistani Taliban Sunday justified attacks on the country's three liberal parties for what they called the parties' secular approach and their support to military operations against armed militants, reported Xinhua.
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) China has witnessed a decline in the number of Internet bars, a first instance in last eight years, courtesy a boom in the household broadband and mobile Internet sectors, the government has revealed.
Shimla, April 28 (ANI): A private aided educational institute organised a fashion show over the weekend here with an aim to encourage budding models and designers of the state.
Washington, April 28 (ANI): A startling prediction made by a team of researchers has challenged existing chemical models and current understanding of planetary interiors - magnesium oxide, a major material in the formation of planets, can exist in several different compositions.
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.
Riyadh, April 28 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has plans to improve competence of local workers to replace the eight million expatriate workers in the country, Xinhua reported Saturday.
Bhubaneswar, April 27 (IANS) State run-Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) Saturday bagged a Rs.4,051 crore power project contract from Odisha Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (OPGC), an official said here.
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi's niece, Jayati Modi, is all set to make her debut with Dharma Productions' "Gippi". The young actress says her selection in the film had nothing to do with the fact that she comes from an influential background.
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Elected unopposed for the seventh consecutive term as the president of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), K. Chandrasekhara Rao Saturday vowed not to rest till separate Telangana state is achieved.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): English cricketer Graeme Swann has declared himself completely fit and ready for the back-to-back Ashes series following his recovery from a elbow surgery, boosting England's hopes of winning the urn again.
Panaji, April 26 (ANI): The Department of Tourism in Goa has banned drinking and carrying of liquor bottles on beaches in the state.
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) Tripura Finance Minister Badal Chaudhury Friday presented a Rs.94.16 billion tax-free budget with a deficit of Rs.2.05 billion for the current fiscal.
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): Amazon.com Inc's revenue growth has slowed down in the first quarter as the world's largest Internet retail struggled overseas.