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DDC: Delhi government takes strong exception to attempts to trivialize the issue

May 10, 2015 at 5:23 PM

Attention of Delhi government has been drawn towards motivated reports in a section of media about reasons for its decision to relieve an officer from the additional charge of member secretary of Delhi Dialogue Commission, who was on deputation from the central government.

Wills-Kat balcony kiss voted top TV moment

May 3, 2012 at 1:26 PM

London, May 3 (ANI): Prince William's balcony kiss with his newly wedded bride Kate Middleton on their wedding day has been crowned Britain's most uplifting TV moment of the last decade.

Romney's aide claims 'Cameron was taken for a ride by Obama'

May 3, 2012 at 10:30 AM

Washington, May 3 (ANI): A senior aide to US Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney has reportedly said that British Prime Minister that David Cameron was 'taken for a ride' by Barack Obama when he praised the president during a recent visit to the White House.


France's far-right leader Le Pen to cast 'blank vote' in presidential runoff

May 2, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Paris, May 2 (ANI): French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has said that she would cast a 'blank ballot' in Sunday's presidential elections, delivering a strong message that she does not back either candidate.

Analysts predict exile for Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng after daring escape

May 2, 2012 at 5:46 PM

Beijing, May 2 (ANI): Analysts and Internet users have said that Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng's chances of staying back in his country have reduced after his daring escape from house arrest.

Abbey Crouch sports gothic fishnet dress at charity event

May 2, 2012 at 5:46 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): Abbey Crouch opted to attend Fashion Kicks 2012 at the Old Trafford Cricket Ground instead of gracing the red carpet at FHM's 100 Sexiest Women in the World party.

Atrocities on Hindu women in Pakistan: BJP corners government

May 2, 2012 at 3:22 PM

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The government will make a statement on the alleged forcible conversion of Hindu women in Pakistan, Home Minister P. Chidambaram told the Lok Sabha Wednesday after the BJP raised the issue.

Facebook sets IPO date for May 18: Report

May 2, 2012 at 11:30 AM

Washington, May 2 (ANI): The roadshow for social networking giant Facebook's Initial Public Offering has been scheduled to start on Monday, according to a report.

Subash Joshi appointed new NSG chief

May 1, 2012 at 9:09 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The government on Tuesday announced the appointment of Subash Joshi as Director General of the National Security Guards (NSG).

Subash Joshi appointed new NSG chief

May 1, 2012 at 7:46 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The government on Tuesday announced the appointment of Subash Joshi as Director General of the National Security Guards (NSG).

Subhash Joshi appointed NSG chief

May 1, 2012 at 7:30 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Subhash Joshi has been appointed director general of the National Security Guard (NSG), an official statement said Tuesday.

Charlie Sheen threatens to sue strip club for naming VIP room after him

May 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

New York, May 1 (ANI): Charlie Sheen has threatened to take legal action against a New York strip club that has a VIP room named in his honour.

Radio DJ Tony Blackburn admits bedding 500 women

May 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

London, May 1 (ANI): Veteran DJ Tony Blackburn has confessed that he has slept with 500 women - doubling his earlier admission of 250.

Deadly twin bombings in Syria suggest growing Al Qaeda role in ongoing protests

May 1, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Damascus, May 1(ANI): Deadly twin suicide bombings in Idlib, Northwest Syria have suggested the growing role of al Qaeda and radical Sunni Islamist groups in the ongoing protests, a report has said.

Trade unions participate in Labour Day celebrations in Kolkata

May 1, 2012 at 3:54 PM

Kolkata, May 1(ANI): Trade unions and members of Communist Party of India -Marxist (CPI-M) congregated at prime locations of the city on Tuesday to mark Labour Day celebrations.

Your card details could be 'robbed by radiowave'

April 30, 2012 at 10:26 PM

London, April 30 (IANS) Millions of credit and debit card users could be "robbed by radiowave" because of a new contactless technology, the Daily Mail reported.

Rajasthan again transfers 26 police officers

April 30, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Jaipur, April 30 (IANS) In a major reshuffle in the state police organisation, the Rajasthan government Monday transferred 26 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, 14 of them for the second time within eight days, officials said.

Katy Perry's NYC marital home sold for $2.75 million

April 30, 2012 at 5:39 PM

New York, Apr 30 (ANI): A mystery buyer has bought Katy Perry's luxurious, 1,500-square-foot TriBeCa duplex penthouse.

Fraudsters can steal your card details using contactless technology

April 30, 2012 at 4:50 PM

London, April 30 (ANI): Millions of shoppers are now able to buy goods by simply waving their card in front of a reader at the tills, even if it is still in a wallet or a purse, thanks to a new contactless technology being brought in by banks.

Cameron denies supporting Murdoch empire in return for favourable coverage

April 30, 2012 at 4:11 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said that there was no agreement between him and media tycoon Rupert Murdoch to support News Corp's business interests in return for favourable coverage.

'Think Like a Man' tops weekend box office for 2nd time with $18m

April 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): 'The Five-Year Engagement', pegged by some to rule the rankings, managed only a fifth-place debut at the weekend box office, while the surprise romantic-comedy hit 'Think Like a Man' was a surprise number 1 for the week in a row.

Google knew it was stealing emails, passwords during Street View data collection: Report

April 30, 2012 at 1:46 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Google's collection of sensitive data from millions of unknowing households while operating specially equipped cars for its Street View service was a deliberate and repeated choice, according to a new report.

Peter Jackson unfazed by criticism over new technology in 'Hobbit' movie

April 29, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Wellington, Apr 29 (ANI): Peter Jackson, who was criticised for his movie's new look after a 10 minute trailer showing in Hollywood, has said that it creates a more life-like picture and will be easier to watch in 3D.

Google releases report regarding street data collection probe

April 29, 2012 at 4:08 PM

Google has released a report in connection with the charge by US Federal Communicating Commissions enquiry

Google releases full report of US inquiry into street data collection probe

April 29, 2012 at 3:30 PM

London, Apr 29 (ANI): Google has released a report of the US Federal Communications Commission's inquiry into the sensitive data it collected from millions of unknowing households while operating specially equipped cars for its Street View service.

US Secret Service agents visited Moscow strip club

April 28, 2012 at 8:18 AM

Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ahead of a state visit to Russia by then president Bill Clinton, US Secret Service agents had visited a downtown Moscow nightclub known for raucous parties in 2000, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

MJ's brothers recording first album in 25 years

April 27, 2012 at 5:46 PM

London, Apr 27 (ANI): Michael Jackson's brothers are set to record their first new material together in almost 25 years after their summer tour, Jackie Jackson has revealed.

India needs to fast-track reforms, cut fiscal deficit to support slowing economy: ADB

April 27, 2012 at 1:22 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has said India requires to fast-track reforms and cut down fiscal deficit to support a slowing economy.

Meet the drinking, smoking and swearing nanny hired by David Cameron

April 27, 2012 at 11:30 AM

London, Apr 27 (ANI): David and Samantha Cameron have finally hired an Australian traveller as a nanny, after conducting a series of long distance interviews over the Internet.

Kakodkar chosen for Maharashtra Bhushan Award

April 26, 2012 at 7:54 PM

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Eminent nuclear scientist Anil Kakodkar will be conferred this year's Maharashtra Bhushan Award for his contribution in making India a major global atomic power, an official said here Thursday.

Hindi remake of 'Vettai' to go on floor with Shahid in lead

April 26, 2012 at 3:21 PM

Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) "Get a good Hindi dialogue writer" is what Shahid Kapoor advised director Linguswamy when the Tamil-to-Hindi remake of his Tamil hit "Vettai" was not working out. Now everything is sorted out and the movie is set to go on floors in June.

US replicates Pak-drone model of killing terror suspects at sight in Yemen

April 26, 2012 at 2:09 PM

Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): The Obama administration has given the Central Intelligence Agency and US military the freedom to expand its covert drone campaign in Yemen by allowing them to target fighters whose names aren't known, but who are deemed to be high-value terrorism targets or threats to America.

Woman protesting against 'animal testing' agrees to be tortured in public

April 25, 2012 at 5:24 PM

Melbourne, Apr 25 (ANI): A 24-year-old woman, who seeks to bring an end to brutal animal testing for cosmetics, volunteered to put herself through the ordeal in full public view to highlight the abuses of the practice.

Standard and Poor's revises India outlook to 'negative' from 'stable'

April 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): United States-based rating agency Standard and Poor's has revised India's economic outlook to negative from stable, citing a slowdown in investment and economic growth and a widening in the current account deficit.

US stocks end mixed amid strong earnings

April 25, 2012 at 7:20 AM

New York, April 25 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed Tuesday as investors weighed stronger-than-expected corporate earnings against lackluster economic data.

Court to decide on terror charges against Ghandy April 30

April 25, 2012 at 1:25 AM

New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved till April 30 its order on framing terror charges against Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy.

Zeta-Jones sings at school fundraiser

April 24, 2012 at 1:24 PM

New York, April 24 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones let the singer in her loose at a fundraiser for her children's school.

India needs to make 'tough choices': Ajay Banga

April 24, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Washington, April 24 (IANS) Ajay Banga, the new chairman of US-India Business Council, says India needs to make "tough choices" and implement progressive steps to create a welcoming business climate to attract investment.

Wall Street fall on European concerns

April 24, 2012 at 9:32 AM

New York, April 24 (IANS) US stocks slipped Monday as investors were concerned about new developments in Europe's debt crisis and political turmoil.

Rolling Stones' volatile relationship to be explored in new movie

April 23, 2012 at 5:48 PM

London, Apr 23 (ANI): The volatile relationship between Mick Jagger and Keith Richards is going to be made into a film.

'Think Like a Man' topples 'Hunger Games' to take box office No1 spot

April 23, 2012 at 3:08 PM

New York, Apr 23 (ANI): The ensemble relationship comedy 'Think Like a Man' raked in a whopping 33 million dollars over the weekend box office, thus dethroning 'The Hunger Games' from the top spot.

Michelle Obama set to become most televised First Lady

April 23, 2012 at 3:08 PM

Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Michelle Obama has already outpaced former first ladies, such as Laura Bush and Hillary Clinton, in a number of TV appearances she's made over the first four years of a president's term.

Anorexia may be caused by brain abnormality

April 22, 2012 at 2:29 PM

London, April 22 (ANI): A new study has suggested that anorexia may be triggered by a defect in the brain, offering new hope that the potentially deadly eating disorder can be treated.

Fugitive held in Britain after framing his wanted poster

April 22, 2012 at 9:09 AM

London, April 22 (IANS) A convict on the run from a British jail was caught by police during a raid when it was found that he had framed his wanted poster by putting it on the wall of his hideout.

'21 Jump Street' - It's laughter all the way (IANS Movie Review)

April 21, 2012 at 7:33 PM

Film: '21 Jump Street'; Cast: Jonah Hill, Channing Tatum, Ice Cube; Director: Phil Lord and Chris Miller; Rating: ***1/2

Patnaik shocked at Odisha student's killing in US

April 21, 2012 at 7:33 PM

Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday expressed shock over the murder i n the US of a 24-year-old student from Odisha.

Zuckerberg's inexperience in corporate governance may hamper Facebook success: Analysts

April 21, 2012 at 4:05 PM

Washington, Apr 21(ANI): Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's lack of experience in corporate governance may raise red flags among those who are considering investing in the massive social network, analysts have said.

Tribal belt in central India not shared fruits of growth: Ramesh

April 20, 2012 at 11:25 PM

New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The tribal belt in central India has not shared fruits of high economic growth witnessed by the country over the past few years, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Friday and added that the proposed Bharat Rural Livelihood Foundation (BRLF) will help take benefits of development to these areas.

Joshi emphasizes on infrastructure development for India's growth

April 19, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Punchkula (Haryana) Apr 19 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. CP Joshi on Thursday said that a qualitative infrastructure development is a must for the growth of the country.

Egyptian presidential candidate warns Brotherhood's win will bring back autocratic rule

April 19, 2012 at 4:45 PM

Cairo, Apr 19 (ANI): Former Egyptian foreign minister Amr Moussa has warned that if the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate wins the upcoming presidential elections, and if the political wing dominates the parliament, it may yield a one-party system that would brook 'no serious debate' in public.

Sarkozy falls further behind Socialist challenger Hollande ahead of French presidential elections

April 19, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Paris, Apr 19 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy has lost ground to his Socialist Party opponent, Fran?ois Hollande, just days before the first round of voting in the presidential election, a latest poll has revealed.

Citigroup CEO Vikram Pandit's pay package slammed by Wall Street shareholders

April 19, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): The 15 million dollar pay package of Vikram Pandit, Citigroup Inc. Chief Executive has been slammed by the bank's shareholders, who are demanding that it be toned down.

Kolkata rocked by protests, counter protests

April 18, 2012 at 11:41 PM

Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Even days after the arrest of a Jadavpur University professor for circulating cartoons involving West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, the city continued to be rocked by protests and counter protests by pro and anti government factions.

Suu Kyi to visit Britain

April 18, 2012 at 9:09 PM

London, April 18 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi is to make a symbolic visit to Britain after accepting an invitation from British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Don't insult Indian audience's intelligence: Nikhil Dwivedi (Movie Snippets)

April 18, 2012 at 4:53 PM

Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Actor Nikhil Dwivedi who will be seen in "Hate Story", which is said to have a lot of bold content, says it's not right to question whether Indian audiences are ready for a film of this kind.

BRIC revenues help push IBM profits

April 18, 2012 at 11:25 AM

Washington, April 18 (IANS) International Business Machines Corp's (IBM) profit jumped 7 percent to $3.1 billion in the first quarter earnings as the tech giant reported ten percent higher revenue in the BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China.

Street fight between militants and military forces ends; 48 killed 65 injured

April 16, 2012 at 4:53 PM

The 18 hours long street fighting between alleged heavy-armed organized Taliban militants, and Afghan and NATO led forces ended on Monday leaving 48 persons dead including 36 terrorists...........

'Barred' Egyptian candidates start appeals against exclusion from presidential race

April 16, 2012 at 1:55 PM

Cairo, Apr 16 (ANI): Three popular Egyptian presidential candidates, who were barred from taking part in the upcoming elections, have started appealing against their exclusions from the race.

Google fined $25,000 for impeding US inquiry on street data collection

April 16, 2012 at 12:35 PM

Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): US federal regulators have charged Internet search giant Google with 'deliberately impeding and delaying' an investigation into the data collection and has ordered a 25,000 dollar fine on the firm.

Militant-security forces encounter ends in Kabul

April 16, 2012 at 12:19 PM

Kabul, Apr.16 (ANI): Street fighting between militants and security forces in Afghan capital Kabul has reportedly ended on Monday.

3 cannibals arrested for killing women and cooking their flesh into pastries

April 16, 2012 at 11:15 AM

London, Apr 16 (ANI): Three Brazilian cannibals have been arrested for cooking their victims and turning them into pastries, the police has revealed.

Google sparks privacy row by forcing users to decipher random house numbers

April 16, 2012 at 11:07 AM

London, Apr 16 (ANI): Search giant Google has sparked a new privacy row by asking users to read and interpret random private house numbers in order to access their own accounts.

Japanese bank to roll out palm scanning ATMs

April 15, 2012 at 3:39 PM

London, April 15 (IANS) Last year thousands of quake victims fled homes in Japan, leaving their cash cards behind in the hurly burly of survival. Luckily, one bank has the answer, ATMs that use a palm-scanner to issue money.

'Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein' - moral lesson about life (IANS Movie Review)

April 14, 2012 at 4:59 PM

Film: 'Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein'; Actors: Anupam Kher, Sachin Khedekar, Mrinal Kulkarni, Atul Parchure, Anjan Shrivastava, Suresh Menon; Director: Pramod Joshi; Rating: **1/2

Iconic Spitfires buried in Burma during World War II 'could fly British skies soon'

April 14, 2012 at 4:43 PM

London, April 14 (ANI): British and Burmese authorities could work together to find the iconic Spitfire aircrafts buried in Burma during the Second World War, the UK officials have said.

Rita Bahuguna takes potshots at Mayawati's warning to Samajwadi Govt.

April 14, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Lucknow, Apr 14 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Saturday hit out Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati over her remarks that the law and order situation may worsen across India if the ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) attempts to construct anything on parks and memorials built in honour of Dalit icons.

Sarkozy trailing challenger Hollande in opinion poll ahead of French presidential election

April 14, 2012 at 4:11 PM

Paris, Apr 14 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy is losing ground to his Socialist Party opponent Francois Hollande, according to a new poll conducted ahead of next week's first round of presidential elections.

Dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei sues tax authorities over curbs in fighting 'evasion' case

April 14, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Beijing, Apr 14 (ANI): Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei is reportedly suing the Beijing tax authorities for violating the law by imposing a 2.4 million dollars tax evasion penalty on the company he works for without allowing him to access the firm's financial records.

Myanmar's Karen ethnic rebels urge West to 'wait for more reforms' before easing sanctions

April 14, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Rangoon, Apr 14 (ANI): One of Myanmar's key ethnic insurgent groups, Karen National Union, has reportedly urged the international community to wait for more political reforms and a national cease-fire before easing long-standing sanctions against the country.

Actors shocked at Imagine TV shutting down

April 13, 2012 at 8:43 PM

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Actors shooting for "Jamuna Paar" and other soaps on Imagine TV are shocked at the sudden decision of the Hindi entertainment channel to shut down.

'Brothers in Political Theatre' revisits India's Socialist stage, culture

April 13, 2012 at 5:39 PM

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Noted cinema and stage personalities, brothers Balraj and Bhisham Sahni were committed to the art of change in the late 1930s and 1940s that tried to the create a new social order to tide over human sufferings - and bring culture to the masses with a message.

Meant for private, national channels, Aamir's show to make history

April 13, 2012 at 5:07 PM

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) "Satyamev Jayate" is Aamir Khan's first television project and the star says that the reality show will create history by becoming the first ever programme to go live simultaneously on a private channel and national broadcaster DD1.

China's economic growth slows down to 8.1%

April 13, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Beijing, April 13 (ANI): The economic growth of China slowed down to 8.1 percent in the first quarter of 2012, as a slowdown in exports and real-estate investment complicated its efforts to guide the economy to progress.

David Cameron says 'Yes Minister' is true to life

April 13, 2012 at 12:43 PM

London, Apr 13 (ANI): British prime minister David Cameron has admitted that despite 'Yes Minister' being an "enjoyable fiction", the satirical sitcom got it right.

Gehlot faces crisis, but may survive (Rajasthan Newsletter)

April 13, 2012 at 12:27 PM

Jaipur, April 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is facing vocal opposition from some Congress party colleagues over his style of functioning. But many believe he will manage to stay put, especially as assembly elections are due next year.

Intellectuals protest against Mamata regime

April 12, 2012 at 8:03 PM

Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Upset over various incidents ranging from the Park Street rape case to attack on human rights organisations, intellectuals of Kolkata, including a Trinamool Congress MP, Thursday hit the streets in protest against the 11-month-old Trinamool regime in the state.

Mario Balotelli joins rival Rio Ferdinand for upcoming rapper's video

April 12, 2012 at 7:31 PM

London, Apr 12 (ANI): Mario Balotelli has appeared in a music video alongside Manchester United rival Rio Ferdinand for hip-hop star R.I.O.

Putin accepts 2 -term prez limit in principle, but refuses to impose it on himself

April 12, 2012 at 4:03 PM

Moscow, Apr 12(ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has told parliament that it would be "reasonable" to bar anyone from serving more than two terms as president, but has firmly rejected imposing any such limit on himself.

Nancy Dell'Olio 'never takes off her make-up even when she sleeps'

April 12, 2012 at 1:47 PM

London, Apr 12 (ANI): Nancy Dell`Olio, who never steps out in public without being covered in her war paint, has revealed that she literally never takes her make-up off not even when she goes to bed.

Street, working kids open up to authorities

April 11, 2012 at 7:07 PM

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) More than 100 street and working children Wednesday talked about their issues with representatives of the juvenile justice system, police and child welfare groups at an event to mark the second International Street Children Day.

US sees rise in demand for skilled-worker visas

April 10, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Washington, April 10 (ANI): The United States has experienced a sharp rise in the petitions for skilled-foreign-worker visas since the first week of this year's application season.

Light-hearted comedies to entertain this weekend (IANS Preview)

April 9, 2012 at 5:32 PM

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) In the quest to be successful, people are ignoring the simple pleasures of life. Marathi filmmaker Pramod Joshi is trying to convey this message in a light-hearted manner through his movie "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein", which releases Friday. On the same day another fun filled movie "Bittoo Boss" will hit the screens.

Yesterday once more with Indian film fest in Russia

April 9, 2012 at 5:31 PM

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) It'll be yesterday once more when 15 Bollywood movies including "3 Idiots", "Ishqiya" and "Fashion"

Download Facebook apps, handover your personal details to business companies

April 9, 2012 at 5:37 PM

Wall Street Journal, a renowned daily newspaper of United States has revealed that those who download social networking sites' 'apps', unknowingly pass their personal data to business companies.......

Downloading Facebook 'apps' gives away your private info to business firms

April 9, 2012 at 4:43 PM

Washington, April 9 (ANI): Consumers are now giving business companies the right to harvest vast swathes of private information, by downloading various 'apps' on social networking sites such as Facebook.

'Hunger Games' crosses $300m mark at box office to top Easter weekend

April 9, 2012 at 12:58 PM

New York, Apr 9 (ANI): The Hunger Games continued to reign at the weekend box office for a third straight time, grossing an estimated 33.5 million dollars.

Indian delegation led by Sushma Swaraj to visit Lanka's war-torn areas

April 8, 2012 at 5:14 PM

New Delhi, Apr 8 (ANI): In an endeavor to reinforce India's commitment towards ethnic Sri Lankan Tamils, a delegation of Members of Parliament led by Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, will be visiting the island nation from April 16 to 21 to assess the resettlement and political process in war-torn areas.

Kansas winner of 656m dollar jackpot claims share

April 8, 2012 at 12:09 PM

London, Apr 8 (ANI): One of three winners of the record 656-million-dollar jackpot in the US has come forward to claim their share of the prize.

British jobless to live with parents?

April 7, 2012 at 9:37 PM

London, April 7 (IANS) Thousands of unemployed youth in Britain are claiming housing benefits through a loophole that the government is hoping to plug and compel them to return to live with their parents, a media report said.

Journo says Pak embroiled in internal crisis after failing to cope with Cold War

April 7, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Islamabad, Apr 7(ANI): Noted Pakistan journalist Ahmed Rashid has reckoned that his ountry is embroiled in an internal crisis as both civilian and military institutions have failed to ope with the Cold War and its aftermath.

Pak journalist Rashid admits Indo-Pak ties have warmed though no breakthrough achieved

April 7, 2012 at 4:26 PM

Islamabad, Apr 7(ANI): Noted Pakistan journalist Ahmed Rashid has admitted that progress has taken place in improving Indo-Pak ties and added that trade talks have been encouraging.

Congress to monitor Akhilesh government

April 6, 2012 at 5:29 PM

New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Smarting from its electoral rout, the Congress Friday said it will monitor Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh.

Indian missions in US outsource passport services

April 6, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Washington, April 6 (IANS) The Indian embassy and its consulates in other parts of the country have, like many missions in other parts of the world, outsourced passport related services.

Regional cinema coming at par with Bollywood: Pramod Joshi

April 4, 2012 at 7:28 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Marathi filmmaker Pramod Joshi, who is looking forward to the release of his first Hindi film "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein", feels that regional cinema is growing and coming at par with Bollywood.

Anupam poses as blind man, says it's a marketing gimmick

April 4, 2012 at 6:56 PM

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Promoting a movie through the character one plays seems to be in vogue. After Vidya Balan was seen with a baby bump to promote "Kahaani", Anupam Kher Wednesday came as a blind man at the promotional event of his upcoming movie "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein".

Inspired by TV soap, teen kills mother with hammer

April 4, 2012 at 5:44 PM

London, April 4 (IANS) A British teenager has been jailed for 16 years for beating his mother to death with a hammer in a murder inspired by TV soap "Coronation Street".

'Pedestrians, cyclists suffer most in road accidents'

April 3, 2012 at 11:44 PM

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The most vulnerable road users, including pedestrians and bicyclists were the most severely hit in road accidents, accounting for more than 40 percent of the fatalities, said union Road Transport and Highways Minister C.P. Joshi Tuesday.

Priyanka makes Bhajji dance at IPL opener

April 3, 2012 at 9:12 PM

Chennai, April 3 (IANS) Bollywood's "junglee billi" Priyanka Chopra took the packed audience at the opening ceremony of the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) by surprise here Tuesday when she went up in the air during her performance, and got cricketer Harbhajan Singh to dance a little jig with her.

Big B opens IPL with Prasoon Joshi's poem

April 3, 2012 at 8:33 PM

Chennai, April 3 (IANS) In his mesmerising baritone, megastar Amitabh Bachchan set the stage alive at the opening ceremony of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a heartwarming poem written by lyricist Prasoon Joshi.

C P Joshi shrugs off corruption claims in World Bank-funded highway projects

April 3, 2012 at 4:16 PM

New Delhi/Ghaziabad, Apr 3 (ANI): Union Transport Minister C P Joshi on Tuesday refused to comment on a World Bank report highlighting prevalent corruption and fraud in national highway projects funded by the bank.

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