Everything you need to know about Gua: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Gua: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The US Monday unveiled new sanctions against Iran and Syria for using "technologies to monitor and target citizens for violence".
Barcelona, April 23 (IANS) Barcelona will take on Chelsea in the second leg semifinal of the football Champions League at Nou Camp Tuesday looking to overcome a one goal deficit.
London, April 23 (IANS) Barcelona will take on Chelsea in the second leg semi-final in Champions League football Tuesday at Stamford Bridge looking to overcome a one goal deficit.
Rio de Janeiro, April 23 (IANS) Veteran midfielder Felipe scored a goal either side of the break to send Vasco da Gama into the Rio Cup final with a 3-2 victory over Flamengo.
New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Chief of Naval Operations of the United States, Admiral Jonathan Greenert, received a ceremonial Guard of Honour at the Ministry of Defence in New Delhi on Monday.
Wellington, Apr 23 (Xinhua-ANI): Chinese companies could soon be investing in infrastructure projects in New Zealand's biggest city, Auckland Mayor Len Brown said Monday.
Mexico City, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Poet Javier Sicilia received the Sergio Mendez Arceo Human Rights Prize this weekend for his efforts to promote peace in Mexico.
Tehran, Apr 23 (ANI): Iran has reportedly hacked the software of an advanced US spy drone, which came down its territory last year and has started building its own copies of the aircraft.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Hailstorms in China caused havoc, killing 29 people from March to April 20 and destroying various houses, said statistics released by the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
Madrid, April 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola congratulated Real Madrid after his team lost 1-2 in the Camp Nou Stadium thanks to goals from Sami Khedira and Cristiano Ronaldo.
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Internet giant Google has replaced its logo with a time-lapse animation of blooming flowers to commemorate Earth Day and raise ecological awareness.
Guadalajara (Mexico), April 22 (IANS/EFE) More than 50 young Mixtec Indians gave a concert in the western Mexican city of Guadalajara, in which they fused their ancestral musical tradition with melodies made famous by the legendary British rock group The Beatles.
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Fake websites and Facebook accounts of two USA Today journalists, Tom Vanden Brook and Ray Locker, have been set up accusing them of being backed by the Taliban.
Madrid, April 21 (Xinhua-ANI): FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola admitted Friday that his side are obliged to defeat Real Madrid in Saturday's "Clasico" if they are to have any chance of retaining the La Liga title.
Oslo, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian killer Anders Breivik has told a court in Oslo that he picked up strategies from the Al Qaeda and said it could serve as inspiration to European far-right militants.
Madrid, April 20 (IANS) FC Barcelona will take on Real Madrid in a crucial 'El Classico' Saturday that could see Madrid's lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga table reduced to just one point.
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Barbie doll versions of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been launched to mark the first anniversary of the royal couple's wedding.
London, Apr 20(ANI): European champions Barcelona have set their eyes on Tottenham Hotspurs star Gareth Player as a long term replacement for left back Eric Abidal during the summer transfer window.
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) A survey of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNEGA) in Assam has revealed that only about 18 lakh households out the 43 lakh provided job cards in the state were provided with jobs in 2011-12, an NGO said Thursday.
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Car multimedia systems manufacturer CASKA, owned by China-based Coagent Electronics S&T Co, is planning to set up a research and development (R&D) centre either in Chennai or Bangalore by June, a company official said Thursday.
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and a journalist from Britain's Guardian newspaper, may be among the first to be charged for their roles in the phone-hacking scandal.
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla has been conferred the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in recognition of his distinguished service, an official said here Thursday.
Seoul, April 19 (Xinhua-ANI): South Korea aims to capture over ten gold medals for a top-10 finish in the London Olympics, with hopes running high after the country's superlative performance at the last Games in Beijing.
Seoul, April 19 (IANS) South Korea aims to capture more than 10 gold medals for a top-10 finish in the London Olympics, with hopes running high after the country's superlative performance at the last 2008 Beijing Games.
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Search giant Google's co-founder Sergey Brin has said his remarks that Internet walled gardens of firms like Apple and Facebook are threatening web freedom, have been 'distorted'.
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Congress Party on Wednesday said the Central Government is vigilant over all militancy related developments from foreign soil.
Qingdao (China), April 18 (IANS) India's top shuttler Ajay Jayaram went down fighting to Wei Nan of Hong Kong over three games in the second round of the men's singles event in the Asian badminton championships here Wednesday. He lost 22-24, 21-11, 15-21.
London, April 18 (IANS) With 100 days to go for the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, chairman of the Games organising committee Lord Sebastian Coe unveiled the motto "Inspire a generation" at an impressive ceremony at Kew Gardens here Wednesday.
London, Apr 18(ANI): Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has dismissed talks linking him to the Chelsea's manager job ahead of the first leg of their Champions League semi final on Wednesday at Stamford Bridge.
Agartala, April 18 (IANS) Aadhaar cards, the unique, 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, will soon be pressed into financial and banking services, to begin with in 50 districts, a top official said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram laid the foundation stone of composite structure for the Counter Hijacking Unit of elite National Security Guard (NSG) at the Samalkha Camp here on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): The National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) meet scheduled to take place on May 5 will be a litmus test for the UPA Government at the Centre, as some non-Congress Chief Ministers continue to oppose the provisions in the counter-terror body, contending that it will upset the federal structure and encroach on the powers of the states.
Islamabad, Apr 18 (ANI): Broadband operators of Pakistan have agreed to implement an automated URL filtering system, which has left proponents of internet freedom worried.
London, April 17 (IANS) If your have lost your memory stick, holding vital or sensitive information, you can easily destroy it by remote control after tracking it by GPS.
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Chelsea's stop gap coach Roberto Di Matteo has already made his pitch to keep the manager's job after being interviewed by the club's technical director.
London, April 17 (ANI): Giving evidence at Silvio Berlusconi's trail, a model has revealed that showgirls dressed as nuns performed a pole-dancing striptease for the former Italian prime minister at a 'bunga bunga' party at his luxury villa at Arcore.
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Congress Party on Monday urged the leaders of various political parties to join hands over national security issues, following opposition by the non-Congress ruled states over setting up of the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC).
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday lashed out at the proposal to set up the NCTC (National Counter Terrorism Centre), saying the Central Government was trying to encroach upon the rights of the states.
London, April 16 (IANS) US and Chinese officials have been "discreetly engaging" in cyber war games in a bid to prevent military escalation between the two countries if either felt they were being targeted, a media report said Monday.
London, April 16 (ANI): In the battle for the moral high ground, women seem to be the winner.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Search giant Google's co-founder Sergey Brin has warned that the principles of openness and universal access that underpinned the creation of the Internet three decades ago are under greater threat than ever.
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) After the success of a Jammu and Kashmir motor rally that traverses through the historic Mughal Road - once a favourite route of emperors Akbar and Jehangir - for two consecutive years, the Himalayan Motorsport Association (HMA) has added motrcycles to the rally this year.
London, Apr 15(ANI): Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has claimed his side is not concerned about Chelsea using a physical approach during the first leg of their Champions League semifinal at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.
Madrid, April 15 (IANS) FC Barcelona ended four points behind Spanish Primera league leaders Real Madrid after a hard fought 2-1 win away to fifth placed Levante.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The problem of plenty is once again troubling the Indian government as it does not know where to store the bumper grains to be harvested for the third year in a row. Fears are rising that the grains would be out in the open, rot and be eaten by rodents even as millions go hungry in the country which is planning to enact a right to food law.
Beijing, April 15 (ANI): Police in the Chinese city of Guangzhou have come up with a unique idea of hunting criminals by printing their images on playing cards and distributing them for free.
Beijing, Apr 15 (ANI): British businessman, Neil Heywood, 41, died from cyanide poisoning after allegedly having an affair with a lawyer, Gu Kailai, wife of Bo Xilai, one of the top Communist Party leaders of China, a Chinese website has revealed.
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A medical implant can warn users about a potential heart attack through a combination of vibrations, tones and visual signs and save lives, says a study.
London, Apr 15 (ANI): The international network of far-right anti-Muslim groups that inspired Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik to kill 77 people in a bombing and shooting rampage, is growing in reach and influence, according to a report.
Islamabad, Apr 15(ANI): Over 300 prisoners have escaped from a jail in north-western Pakistan after it was attacked by Islamist militants armed with guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
Washington, April 14 (ANI): Scientists have designed an implantable medical device that alerts users about a potential heart attack through a combination of vibrations, audible tones, and visual warnings.
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) In a move to strengthen emergency response capabilities in case of oil spill accidents, China has put the country's first oil spill response vessels (OSRV) into use.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Concerned over excessive speculation leading to price fluctuation of some essential commodities being traded at the Forward Markets Commission recently, the government Friday said it will take action after getting the report of secretary consumer affairs in 10 days.
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A total of 30,000 armed police personnel will be deployed during Sunday's civic polls across 11,572 polling booths in the capital.
London, April 12 (IANS) Scotland Yard Thursday said it was investigating reports that calls to its anti-terrorism hotline were taped by someone not connected to the police. The incident reportedly did not involve any terrorist group.
Teenage boxers Shiva Thapa and Sumit Sangwan strikes on their gold in ongoing Asian Olympic qualifying even held as Astana.
Astana (Kazakhstan), April 12 (IANS) Teenage boxers Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Sumit Sangwan (81kg) won gold in their respective categories at the Asian Olympic qualifying event here Thursday, a day after they made the cut for the London Games.
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Thursday decided to give the highest Z-plus category security cover to 10 people, including ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his predecessor Mayawati, sources said.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): A memorial cruise to commemorate 100 years of the Titanic had to turn back after a cameraman on board suffered a suspected heart attack.
Kochi, Apr 11 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here today that corruption would not be tolerated in defence procurements.
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Drivers in China refusing to give way to school buses will be penalised.
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Barcelona piled the pressure on leaders Real Madrid with a comfortable 4-0 win at home against Getafe in the La Liga football.
Washington, April 11 (ANI): A US military judge has set 5 May as the date for the arraignment of alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other accused apprentices.
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola dedicated his side's 4-0 win over Getafe Tuesday night to French defender Eric Abidal.
Harare, Apr 11 (ANI): The Zimbabwe government has dismissed reports suggesting that President Robert Mugabe is fighting for his life in a Singapore hospital with an undisclosed illness, calling them 'malicious' hogwash.
Beijing, Apr11 (ANI): Gu Kailai, the wife of Bo Xilai, one of China's most powerful Communist party leaders, has been arrested for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Five suspects in the 9/11 terror attack will be arraigned in court May 5, the US Defense Department said Tuesday.
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) A meeting of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance's coordination committee Monday focused on ways to step up development works across the state and strengthen democracy at the grassroots, but failed to agree on whether to contest the upcoming local bodies polls jointly or separately.
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) At least two children were killed and 15 others injured Monday when a kindergarten bus slammed into a truck in China.
Guwahati, April 9 (IANS) A census of one-horned rhinos at the renowned Kaziranga National Park (KNP) in Assam recorded an increase of almost 250 animals over a three-year period.
London, Apr 9 (ANI): The ocean explorer who led the team that discovered the remains of the Titanic is afraid that the shipwreck is disintegrating and is seeking to dispatch deep-water robots to the ocean floor to conserve it.
Madrid, April 9 (IANS) Real Madrid's lead at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga was reduced to just four points following a 0-0 draw with third placed Valencia.
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Damon Albarn believes that Blur's summer gig in London's Hyde Park will be the band's last performance.
Bhubaneswar, Apr 9 (ANI): The Indian tribal group Dongria Kondh, who have been struggling for years to preserve their ancestral lands from exploitation by British mining corporation Vedanta, has vowed to continue their fight irrespective of Supreme Court's decision today.
Culiacan (Mexico), April 9 (IANS/EFE) A singer with the nortena band Los Ciclones del Arroyo was kidnapped and shot in the leg after refusing to perform a song requested by a group of people at a party in Choix, a city in the northwestern Mexican state of Sinaloa, police said.
Guangzhou (China), April 8 (IANS) Subajit Saha upset World No. 38 Li Hu of Singapore 4-1 to finish ninth in the second stage of the Asia Cup Table Tennis Championships here Sunday.
London, Apr 8 (ANI): In the wake of a spate of revelations concerning racism within Britain's Scotland Yard, a senior police official has called for government intervention to restore trust between police and communities.
Tripoli, Apr 8 (ANI): Libya will defy the United Nations by conducting its own trial of slain dictator Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, without handing him over to the International Criminal Court, it has emerged.
London, Apr 8 (ANI): In the 1950s more women aspired to marry their bosses to move up the social ladder as compared to modern day women who are "marrying down" rather than "marrying up", a new study has revealed.
Madrid, April 8 (IANS) FC Barcelona moved to within three points of the Spanish Primera Liga leaders Real Madrid thanks to a 4-1 away win in Zaragoza.
Tehran, Apr 8 (ANI): A prominent Iranian politician has said that Tehran has the knowledge and skills to produce nuclear weapons, but will never do so.
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Mary Kom is easily India's best bet to win a gold medal at the London Olympics but the five-time world boxing champion is not taking things for granted. She knows that the transition from the 48-kg weight category to 51 kg has its pitfalls. A game trier, she says will certainly make a fight out of it.
Guangzhou (China), April 7 (IANS) India's Subhajit Saha and Divya Deshpande moved into the second stage of the Asia Cup Table Tennis meet here, causing upsets Saturday.
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): A woman, who used breast enhancement gel, has been divorced by her husband after he blamed the steroid injections for causing their daughter cerebral palsy.
Beijing, April 7 (IANS) A man in China has divorced his wife for using a breast enhancement gel while blaming her steroid injections for causing their daughter's cerebral palsy, a disorder that can involve brain and nervous system functions.
Lahore, Apr 7(ANI): Jamaat-ud-Dawa chief Hafiz Muhammad Saeed has said an attempt was being made to make Pakistan a market for Indian goods at the cost of his country's industry and agriculture that will ultimately weaken its defence vis-a-vis India.
Beijing, Apr 7 (ANI): China has planned to update the country's nuclear emergency plan and built its capability to handle nuclear emergencies, according to a report.
Washington, Apr 7 (ANI): A 10-year-old Colombian girl has given birth to a healthy baby girl, making her one of the youngest mothers ever.
Mumbai/Ratnagiri, April 7 (IANS) Two giant Baleen's humpback whale sharks washed up dead on the Mumbai and Thane beaches in separate incidents last week. This was preceded by a Bryde's whale shark getting washed ashore at a beach in Ratnagiri, around 250 km south of Mumbai.
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The US Coast Guard has fired cannons to sink a Japanese ghost ship that was drifting towards Alaska, a media report said.
London, Apr 5(ANI): Former Formula One champion Damon Hill has said conducting the Bahrain Grand Prix in volatile conditions could have negative connotations.
London, Apr 5(ANI): London Olympics is under huge cyber threat and the authorities have already buckled up. An online Olympic security team is working to safeguard 90 venues and enormous amounts of data from invasions by criminals and 'hacktivists'.
Rio de Janeiro, April 5 (IANS) Reigning Copa Libertadores champions Santos maintained the top spot in their group after a 1-1 draw with Brazilian rival Internacional at Porto Alegre's Beira-Rio stadium while Flamengo slumped to last place in their group after a narrow loss to Ecuador's Emelec.
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Ryan Gosling, who is surely on his way to superhero status, saved the life of one very grateful British journalist in New York City on Wednesday.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan regrets having worked just once with filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra.
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Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) "Eklavya - The Royal Guard" was Amitabh Bachchan's first film with Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The megastar says his actress wife Jaya had warned him that the director abuses on the sets, but on the contrary he enjoyed working with him.
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Director-producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra says he hates producing films but does so to ensure that the idea that directors want to communicate is not lost under commercial pressure.
London, Apr 5 (ANI): US intelligence services refused to give UK spy agencies complete details of a "Mumbai-style" terrorist plot by Al-qaeda on British soil because they feared it would disclose top-secret sources, it has emerged.
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 terror attacks Khalid Sheikh Mohammed faces a potential death sentence after being charged with the murder of thousands of US citizens.