Everything you need to know about Washermanpet East: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Washermanpet East: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Indian software industry is poised for a strong revenue growth driven by social media, mobility, analytics and cloud, said a report published by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
London, May 24 (IANS) A British teacher who spent two years trying to seduce a male pupil less than half her age has been banned from every school in the country.
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four inmates jailed for murder and burglary have escaped from a prison in Russia by digging a 20-metre-long tunnel, investigators said.
Vladivostok, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Firefighters have extinguished 15 out of 25 forest fires in Russia's Far East in a day, the forestry department said Saturday.
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.
Beijing, May 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Chinese President Xi Jinping here on Monday made a four-point proposal for the settlement of the Palestinian question during his talks with visiting Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) Sri Lanka kicked off an international conference here Thursday to attract investment and showcase the country as a port hub, a top official said.
Washington, May 1(ANI): Scientists from the John Innes Centre and University of East Anglia, UK, have revealed that the shape of petals is controlled by a hidden map located within the plant's growing buds.
Colombo, April 29 (IANS) Sri Lanka's post-war tourism arrivals continue to boom with numbers growing by 11.6 percent in February when compared with the same month in 2012, official data showed Monday.
Melbourne, Apr. 25 (ANI): A deep-blue diamond ring made by renowned Italian company Bulgari, has been auctioned off for 1.8 million dollars per carat - beating the previous record for a blue diamond, which was sold for 1.68 million dollars per carat.
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) New Delhi-based basmati rice exporter Radikal Overseas is targeting a turnover of Rs.1,000 crore this fiscal, looking at new markets in Africa, Iran, Iraq and other countries, said a senior official here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr. 11 (ANI): As the United States re-balances its defence posture in the Asia Pacific region, the Pentagon has told the Congress it is investing in 'long term' strategic partnership with India.
Washington, April 3 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama has announced an ambitious multidisciplinary program to create a map of the human brain that could help cure diseases such as Alzheimer's and epilepsy.
Moscow, April 2 (IANS) Russia has introduced additional security checks at the entrances of over 30 railway stations a bid to ensure transportation security ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to equip its submarine forces with long-range high-precision weapons, which will enhance their strategic deterrent capabilities, the defence minister said.
Washington, Mar 23 (ANI): A large, vibrant meteor shot through the US sky shortly after 7:50 pm on Friday.
Moscow, March 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Constantinople patriarch will attend Pope Francis's inaugural mass for the first time since the Great Schism between the Western and Eastern churches, Vatican Radio said.
London, Mar.14 (ANI): Family mealtimes are associated with fewer eating problems in girls and less depression in boys, according to a study by Loughborough academics.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) To drive home the importance of breakfast to stay healthy, McDonalds India Saturday flagged off a pledge campaign inviting people to ensure a wholesome breakfast for their families.
Washington, March 8 (IANS/EFE) Analysis of a canine fossil discovered in Siberia's Altai Mountains reveals an animal more like a modern dog than a wolf, according to an article in the science journal PLOS ONE.
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Analysis of DNA extracted from a fossil tooth found in the Altai Mountains of southern Siberia in 1975 has confirmed that the tooth belonged to one of the oldest known ancestors of the modern domesticated dog, researchers say.
Dubai, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Instructors from US special forces are training armed opposition groups that are fighting against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Syrian state news agency Sana reported.
Gaborone, Feb 21 (IANS) Botswana's cricket national team will depart for Uganda Thursday to compete in the International Cricket Council (ICC) - Africa Cricket Association (ACA) Twenty 20 Division One tournament that starts Sunday.
Manama (Bahrain), Feb 19 (IANS) Bahrain is preparing to host the region's biggest sporting event, the 2013 Formula One Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, slated for April 19-21 at the Sakhir circuit.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The NHRC Monday asked Bihar's director general of police to submit a report on the alleged death of a boy who was beaten by his teacher.
Sydney, Feb. 11 (ANI): Facebook pages showing outer Melbourne suburbs as 'dangerous and classless' have come under fire for posting racist and sexist memes.
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Maghreb region in northwest Africa contributes 20 percent of the African continent's GDP and can prove a strong economic partner for India with its reserves of bydrocarbons and metals and also for tourism, said envoys of the region here Friday.
Moscow, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is losing arms markets in Asia and the Middle East, two of its traditional strongholds, but gaining new ones in Latin America and Africa, a Russian arms official said ahead of an aviation expo in India.
London, Jan.31 (ANI): The euphoria of the Arab Spring has given way to the sobering challenge of creating rights-respecting democracies, Human Rights Watch said today while issuing its World Report 2013.
London, Jan. 23 (ANI): A nasty gas leak from a factory in France has invaded Britain, with horrified residents in the South East flooding police with calls as the obnoxious odour left them gagging.
Hanoi, Jan. 15 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said Vietnam has emerged as a regional power in South-East Asia with political stability and a dynamic economy.
London, Jan. 13 (ANI): A once-small Surrey company has employed 100 people in its Indian factory to keep up with the demand of a 195-pound bag, which Pippa Middleton sported at every possible opportunity.
Beijing, Jan 11 (IANS) Amid flaring tensions between China and Japan over the controversial Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea, a top US State Department official said America wants cooler heads to prevail.
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A majority of people in the United States associate Qatar-based Television network Al Jazeera with Al-Qaeda, an expert has said.
London, Dec 30(ANI): Football icon David Beckham has lined up big money transfer offers from Chinese clubs as the former Manchester United star ponders over future move after leaving American football team LA Galaxy.
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): The US State Department has designated the Jabhat al-Nusra militia fighting Bashar al-Assad's government in Syria a foreign terrorist organization.
Khaled Meshaal political leader of Hamas changed history when he took the first steps on to the Palestinian land for the first time in 45 years.
Bishkek, Dec 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday expressed their willingness to become members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
London, Dec. 4 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has warned Syria not to make the 'tragic mistake' of using chemical weapons amid reports that the embattled Bashar al-Assad regime was preparing supplies of deadly nerve gas.
Washington, Dec. 3 (ANI): President Barack Obama has a whole lot of love for Led Zeppelin and four other performers he honored at the White House for their contribution to American culture on Sunday.
Moscow, Nov 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian opposition activist, facing up to 10 years over allegations that he conspired to organise mass disorder, has been hit with additional charges that he robbed a businessman of 500 fur hats.
Phnom Penh (Cambodia), Nov 20 (IANS) India Tuesday welcomed the launch of negotiations on a mega East Asian trade deal and also emphasised on the need for increased connectivity between the 16 countries of the bloc that comprise more than three billion of the world's population and approximately 40 percent of the GDP.
Washington, November 20 (ANI): Biological age and life expectancy can be predicted by measuring an individual's DNA, researchers say.
Phnom Penh, Nov 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday held bilateral meetings with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Philippines President Benigno Simeon Aquino III to discuss various issues including maritime piracy and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement.
Dhaka, Nov.8 (ANI): Bangladeshi freedom fighter and senior professor in the department of sociology at the University of Dhaka K A M Saaduddin has hailed the prosecution of war criminals, accused of genocide during 1971 liberation struggle.
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): With gas shortages plaguing the East Coast of the United States in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, some individuals have taken to the classified site to advertise their willingness to switch over to a new bartering system- Sex for gas.
Moscow, Nov. 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Western attempts to press new Syrian leaders from outside contradicted the Geneva agreement agreed by all world powers, a senior Russian diplomat said Friday.
Washington, Oct. 31 (ANI): Former FEMA director Michael Brown has been infamously praised by ex-president George W. Bush for doing a "heckuva job" in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, but was critical of President Barack Obama's response to superstorm Sandy that has hit the US.
Freemont (California, United States), Oct.30 (ANI): As Hurricane Sandy hit the East American coast, bringing with it fears of devastation, the American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) today appealed all the Sikh Gurdwaras to lend hands to the affected persons.
Washington, October 30 (ANI): As Hurricane Sandy barrels over half the East Coast, Lindsay Lohan has taken to twitter to ask people why they are panicking so much.
Washington, October 24 (ANI): People are more likely to assign positive personality traits to orange cats and less favourable ones to white and tortoiseshell ones, researchers have found.
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Off-spinner Jalaj Saxena's five-wicket haul helped Central Zone restrict East Zone to 232 in their first innings on day three of the Duleep Trophy final here Tuesday. Ishank Jaggi remained unbeaten on 100.
Dhaka, Oct.16 (ANI): Kaberi Gayen, an academician at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh has welcomed the ongoing war crimes trials in her country, and hopes the cases will be solved soon with a fair judgement.
Washington, Oct. 15 (ANI): Several prominent Republicans have attacked the Obama administration over its shifting explanations for the attack on the American consulate in Libya.
Washington, Oct. 9 (ANI): President Barack Obama's campaign has accused Republican rival Mitt Romney of wanting to pursue the same kind of foreign policy as former president George Bush that led the US into wars.
Washington, September 29 (ANI): Cognitive therapy over the phone is just as effective as meeting face-to-face, a new study has revealed.
United Nations, Sep 27 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has called on the BRICS countries to seize opportunities to increase cooperation among them.
New York, Sept. 25 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has taken up the issue of the anti-Islam film with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, saying that Pakistanis are deeply dismayed by the film.
Tokyo, Sept. 24 (Xinhua-ANI): The Japanese government has decided to dispatch its Foreign Ministry's top official to China on a two- day tour to repair frayed bilateral ties over islands in the East China Sea, the ministry said.
Vatican City, Sep 18 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI will meet a top leader of the Syrian opposition at his summer residence near Rome.
Manama, Sep 16 (ANI): Kuwait's public security has warned the local male youngters against flirting or showing-off near girls' schools in the Middle-East city.
Golden (Colorado), Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Thursday in an interview with EFE that he expects more anti-US protests in the Middle East in the coming days, but he added that 'the United States can't withdraw from the region'.
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): A U.S. intelligence bulletin has warned that the violent Muslim outrage aimed at U.S. embassies in the Middle East and other parts of the world in the wake of an anti-Islam movie that mocks Prophet Mohammed, could be spread to America.
London, September 13 (ANI): Sex can trigger 'remarkable' responses in women including altered fertility, immunity, libido, eating and sleep patterns by the activation of diverse sets of genes, a new study has claimed.
A delegation from Embassy of the USA, consisting of three members namely Ms. Amanjit (Sona) Ramesh, Political Officer, Mr. A.Sukesh, Advisor (Labour & Political) and Ms. Catherine Sharma
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned Western powers that their "dangerous" stance on the Syria crisis could come back to haunt them.
London, September 6 (ANI): Astronomers have created a natural-colour view of Hadley Mars Crater, using data obtained from the High-Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on ESA's Mars Express.
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson aka Rock reportedly had a one-on-one fight with burglars on the sets of his upcoming film "The Fast And Furious 6".
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has said the government, in a bid to boost the country's sluggish economy, would underwrite altogether 50 billion pounds ($79.3 billion) of infrastructure and house building projects.
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) The 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened in Tehran Thursday, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying that Iran is "not after nuclear weapons".
Entebbe (Uganda), Aug 16 (IANS) Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni rewarded Steven Kiprotich, gold medal winner at the London Olympics, with 200 million shillings ($81,300).
Bhubaneswar, Aug 15 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd. (Nalco) Wednesday said it has put on hold its proposed alumina smelter project in Indonesia due to uncertainty over the availability of coal.
London, August 13 (ANI): A US technology firm has produced the first ready-to-wear, motorised exoskeleton that enables paraplegics to stand and walk.
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Come September, Air India will have all its Boeing 777s pressed into service and flights restarted to important destinations like Hong Kong, Seoul, Frankfurt and New York to regain lost international market share.
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): The Obama administration has accused Lebanese militant group Hezbollah of assisting the Syrian government's violent campaign to crush pro-democracy protestors, and announced new sanctions against the group and the government of President Bashar al-Assad.
London, August 9 (ANI): Bob Hoskins has announced that he is retiring from acting after a "wonderful career" at the age of 69, after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
London, August 6 (ANI): Actress Ellen Page has been receiving death threats by a jealous fan of 'True Blood' actor Alexander Skarsgard.
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Almost half of Russians -- 46 percent -- believe that the Syrian conflict is the result of interference by hostile foreign powers seeking to increase their influence in the Middle East or to weaken Syria.
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A flotilla of Russian warships off the coast of Syria will not dock at a port leased by Moscow in the violence-stricken Middle East country, Russia's navy chief has said.
London, July 25 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been given a role in Friday's London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.
London, July 19 (ANI): Following G4S's failure to provide security for the London 2012 Olympics, it has emerged that the firm has been issuing guard uniforms to some of its failed recruits, thus raising the risk of a security goof-up.
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian Defence Minister Daoud Rajha was killed in a suicide bombing in Damascus Wednesday, just hours before a crucial UN vote on the violence-plagued Middle East country, state television reported.
Venice, July 18 (IANS/AKI) A radical Muslim imam and three Syrian nationals were arrested in Italy Wednesday on suspicion of belonging to a human trafficking gang that smuggled illegal migrants from the Middle East to Italy.
Shanghai, June 29 (IANS) A teacher has been fired from a Shanghai school after some of his former students took to the Internet to break their 15-year silence on his alleged acts of sexual misconduct.
London, June 28 (ANI): David Beckham saluted English Rock band 'Stone Roses', a day before their homecoming gig.
London, June 20 (ANI): Turtles, who were killed as they were having sex and then fossilised in their position, have been described by scientists.
London, June 16 (ANI): Software giant Microsoft's much rumoured tablet, that would run the new version of its operating system, will include same British-designed microchips that power most of the world's smartphones and the iPad.
London, June 10 (ANI): Car giant Ford has left hundreds of workers gobsmacked by banning St. George's flags at work, ahead of the country's first match against France in Donetsk, Ukraine, tomorrow.
Kuala Lumpur, June 10 (ANI): President Barack Obama's sister will be campaigning for her brother to win his re-election bid, as she did in 2008.
Moscow, June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US State Department officials Friday met Russian foreign ministry officials in Moscow to try to take a common position on the escalating crisis in Syria.
Beijing, June 7 (ANI): Beijing is expected to get more involved in Kabul as NATO plans to leave the country, because it fears the chaotic situation in Afghanistan will have a direct impact on China's security, according to experts.
Copenhagen, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has warned Russia that its refusal to sanction UN action against Syria could see the outbreak of a civil war in the Middle East country, RIA Novosti reported.
Yangon, May 29 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday said Myanmar is a critical partner in India's "Look East" policy and is perfectly situated to play the role of an economic bridge between India and China and between South and South-East Asia.
Vladivostok (Russia), May 29 (Xinhua-ANI): A volcano in Russia's Far East spewed ash high into the sky on Tuesday following a series of tremors, local media reported.
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A partial solar eclipse, which will see the moon completely block out the sun except for a 'ring of fire' around the moon's edge, is set to offer a spectacular site for observers on May 20.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): A partial solar eclipse, which will see the moon completely block out the sun except for a 'ring of fire' around the moon's edge, is set to offer a spectacular site for observers on May 20.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Increasing internal demand and motivating expatriates to send home more remittances may solve the Indian economy's problems due to a depreciating rupee, an industry lobby said Sunday.
London, May 13 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson fears that United striker Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic won't be fit enough for the Euro 2012 championship.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Some eating joints in places like California and New York are changing their menus to electronic ones that will let customers order food without waiters, play games, and even "like" items on Facebook.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that different facial expressions may vary with the shift of cultures.