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Windows 10 Released date: Windows 10 is releasing on July 29th, reserve your copy today

June 2, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Release date of Windows 10 is announced and it is releasing on July 29th, Microsoft allows the PC owners to reserve the copy of the Windows 10 for free.

Janata Parivar merger train derailed: SP refused before Bihar election

May 10, 2015 at 7:07 PM

As it was in air that the much talked merger of Janata Parivar never be come on ground, the latest trends show that it can?t be success before Bihar Election

National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2015

March 31, 2015 at 12:15 PM

The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2015 at different venues located in 41 centres throughout the country on Sunday the April 19, 2015.


National Defence Academy & Naval Academy Examination (I) 2015

March 31, 2015 at 12:15 PM

The Union Public Service Commission will be conducting the National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (I) 2015 at different venues located in 41 centres throughout the country on Sunday the April 19, 2015.

PM Narenda Modi greeted the citizens and EC on the India on National Voters' Day

January 25, 2015 at 9:52 AM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the fellow citizens and Election Commission of India on National Voters Day. PM has also congratulated all officials and all those, who will be awarded today, for their campaigns towards voter education and awareness.

Will not allow Kejriwal to carry on his politics of mud-sliding: BJP

January 18, 2015 at 4:36 PM

Election Commission of India after examining the complaints filed by Delhi BJP against Aam Aadmi Party National Convener Shri Arvind Kejriwal has prima facie found the complaints sustainable.

NITI Aayog replaces Planning Commission

January 1, 2015 at 9:49 PM

Last year PM Modi announced on Independence Day that the Planning Commission would be replaced, on Thursday Govt. renamed the Planning Commission as 'Neeti Ayog'.

Google Android One Launched in India

September 15, 2014 at 6:58 PM

Today, Google has launched the Google Android One based devices in India. Initially three Indian mobile manufactures are releasing their Android One based phones, these manufactures are Micromax, Karbonn Mobile and Spice.

IPPCI honours Public Relation Officers with Media Ratan Award

September 7, 2014 at 12:58 PM

Indraprastha Press Club of India had organised Indraprastha Media Ratan Awards Ceremony 2014 today at the Constitution Club, New Delhi.

Wills-Kat's wedding cake slice expected to fetch ?1k at auction

May 3, 2012 at 1:26 PM

London, May 3 (ANI): A slice of Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding cake is set to go under the hammer.

FA criticizes UK paper for poking fun at newly appointed manager Hodgson

May 3, 2012 at 12:07 PM

London, May 3(ANI): The Football Association has condemned a British newspaper front page, which poked fun at newly appointed England manager Roy Hodgson's manner of speech, branding it as 'unacceptable'.

FA criticizes UK paper for poking fun at newly appointed manager Hodgson

May 3, 2012 at 12:06 PM

London, May 3(ANI): The Football Association has condemned a British newspaper front page, which poked fun at newly appointed England manager Roy Hodgson's manner of speech, branding it as 'unacceptable'.

Pakistan claims credit a year after Osama killing

May 3, 2012 at 10:54 AM

Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) The Pakistan government and its armed forces played a vital role in tracking down Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden through a mobile phone SIM, says Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar.

1 in 7 think end of the world is near

May 2, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Johannesburg, May 2 (ANI): Nearly 15 percent of people worldwide believe the world will end during their lifetime and 10 percent think the Mayan calendar could signify it will happen in 2012.

Telecom honchos meet key ministers against TRAI's proposals

May 2, 2012 at 8:22 PM

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Chiefs of Indian and foreign telecom companies Wednesday met key ministers and officials and voiced their concerns over the regulator's proposals, especially the high base price of the spectrum to be auctioned.

10 miners trapped in China

May 2, 2012 at 7:50 PM

Beijing, May 2 (IANS) At least 10 miners were trapped in a flooded coal mine in northeast China Wednesday, authorities said.

Government offers assistance to Delhi Milk Scheme

May 2, 2012 at 7:50 PM

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday decided to assist Delhi Milk Scheme (DMS) in extending the reach of its products in the national capital.

Government has nothing to hide in defence deals: Antony

May 2, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony has clarified in parliament that there is nothing to hide and fear for the government in the Indian

US Secret Service agents paid 10 out of 12 prostitutes involved in Colombian sex scandal

May 2, 2012 at 5:46 PM

Washington, May 2 (ANI): US Secret Service agents who were involved in the Colombian sex scandal had paid 10 out of 12 prostitutes in Cartagena, agency officials said.

Sibal expresses concern over discrimination of northeastern students

May 2, 2012 at 5:14 PM

New Delhi, May 2(ANI): Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal has expressed concern over recent incidents of alleged discrimination of students from the northeast.

Garbage to be off Goa's beaches by September

May 2, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Plastic, waste and other forms of garbage will be off Goa's beaches by September, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Wednesday.

Flamengo to re-sign Adriano, says coach

May 2, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (Xinhua) Flamengo football coach Joel Santana hinted that the club in on the verge of re-signing former Inter Milan and Roma striker Adriano.

Need for a strong legal tool to combat graft: Kiran Bedi

May 2, 2012 at 3:30 PM

New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Reacting to former President Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam's statement that the Lokpal Bill will only fill jails, former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer and social activist Kiran Bedi on Wednesday said there is a need for a strong legal tool to combat graft.

Prince Andrew to visit destitute home in Kolkata

May 2, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Prince Andrew, son of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, is Thursday scheduled to visit a home for rescued, trafficked and orphaned girls and children of AIDS victims in Madhyamgram near here.

Secret Service agent's prostitute 'to pose nude for Playboy'

May 2, 2012 at 2:02 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): The Colombian prostitute, who reportedly bedded a Secret Service agent at a hotel, is set to pose nude in Playboy magazine and tell all about the sex scandal, according to reports.

Indian scientists spot bot to stop a botnet

May 2, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Washington, May 2 (ANI): Computer scientists in India have come out with a two-pronged algorithm that can detect the presence of a botnet on a computer network and block its malicious activities before it causes too much harm.

Twitter chief Dick Costolo says 'IPO still long way off'

May 2, 2012 at 12:42 PM

Washington, May 2 (ANI): Twitter CEO Dick Costolo has said that the micro blogging site's Initial Public Offering is 'still a long way off' and that the firm does not see any need or urgency to even think about it at this point of time.

Indian American appointed to key Pentagon post

May 2, 2012 at 11:22 AM

Washington, May 2 (IANS) Indian American Vikram J. Singh has been appointed to a key Pentagon position to take care of South and Southeast Asia, it was announced here.

Rajasthan court orders probe against ex-bureaucrat

May 1, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Jaipur, May 1 (IANS) A Rajasthan court here Tuesday ordered a probe against a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer and five others for irregularities in tenders for drinking water projects, a lawyer said.

Foodgrain stock crisis: PM to meet key Cabinet Ministers, Planning Commission chief

May 1, 2012 at 8:58 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Keen to address the nation's foodgrain crisis, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is expected to meet key Cabinet Ministers on Wednesday to discuss the issue.

Huge increase in candidates seeking central jobs

May 1, 2012 at 8:50 PM

Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) There has been a whopping eight-fold increase in the number of applicants for the prestigious Staff Selection Commission examinations, from one million to nearly nine million in the past four years, a top official said here Tuesday.

Nursery textbooks with violent words seized in UP

May 1, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Following an IANS report, the Uttar Pradesh (UP) government has seized copies of a book of English alphabets for nursery students that carried violent words such as bomb and 'chakoo' (knife) and slapped a show cause notice on the school that had prescribed the book.

Prenatal exposure to insecticide chlorpyrifos may alter infants' brain structure

May 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new brain imaging study has revealed that even low to moderate levels of exposure to the insecticide chlorpyrifos during pregnancy may lead to long-term, potentially irreversible changes in the brain structure of the child.he changes in brain structure are consistent with cognitive deficits found in children exposed to this chemical.

Seven held in Britain on terror funding charges

May 1, 2012 at 6:10 PM

London, May 1 (IANS) Seven people were arrested Tuesday in Britain on suspicion of being involved in the funding of a terrorist organisation, a media report said.

Sri Lanka slams listing on UK human rights report

May 1, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Colombo, May 1 (Xinhua-ANI): The Sri Lankan government on Tuesday slammed a British human rights report which listed the island among countries of concern over human rights issues.

US man sues BMW after motorcycle seat causes 2-year erection

May 1, 2012 at 5:06 PM

Wellington, May 1 (ANI): A US man has filed suit against BMW, claiming that the 'ridge like' seat gave him long lasting erections.

Goa modifies poll code to allow booze, food till late night

May 1, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Panaji, May 1 (IANS) The Goa State Election Commission (SEC), overseeing the May 16 state-wide panchayat polls has just played lifesaver to lakhs of Goans and tourists who love a late nightcap.

South Korea's consumer price growth slows

May 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Seoul, May 1 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price growth slowed to 2.5 percent in April, a report showed Tuesday.

Study to save Irrawaddy dolphins

April 30, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Phnom Penh, April 30 (IANS) A study was launched to protect the endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Cambodia's Mekong river, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Monday.

NHRC summons Kerala's chief secretary

April 30, 2012 at 8:18 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned Kerala's chief secretary over the state's failure to submit the compliance report of compensating people affected from the aerial spray of hazardous pesticide Endosulfan in Kasargod district.

R.K. Sinha takes over as new AEC chairman, DAE secretary

April 30, 2012 at 7:30 PM

Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and senior scientist Ratan Kumar Sinha assumed charge Monday as the new Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy (DAE).

Telecom Commission seeks clarity on TRAI proposals

April 30, 2012 at 5:54 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Telecom Commission Monday sought more information and clarifications from the telecom regulator on its recommendations on 2G auction, including spectrum pricing, which have invited strong objections from the industry and independent analysts alike.

South Asia needs innovative poll strategies: Quraishi

April 30, 2012 at 4:58 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bitter political competition, use of money power and citizens' apathy in the electoral process call for innovative methods and strategies in the South Asian region, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Monday. He also described paid news as an emerging challenge in India.

Indian shooters return after being forced to spend night in hotel lobby

April 30, 2012 at 4:50 PM

New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): The Indian shooting contingent, including Abhinav Bindra and Gagan Narang, returned home on Monday after being forced to spend a night in a hotel lobby due to managerial negligence.

Wife stands by implicated Secret Service agent on Colombian sex scandal

April 30, 2012 at 4:10 PM

Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The wife of Secret Service agent Arthur Huntington, whose refusal to pay a Colombian hooker in full brought the sex scandal to light, has said she will support her husband through his difficult time.

Colombian envoy seeks U.S. apology for ruining Cartagena's image

April 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Colombia's Ambassador to the United States, Gabriel Silva, has sought an apology from President Barack Obama for damaging the reputation of his country through the sex scandal that involved Secret Service agents.

Rising number of political party, a big challenge: Quraishi

April 30, 2012 at 2:05 PM

Chief Election Commissioner S. Y. Quraishi said that paid news has emerged a major challenge before the election commission and there is a need

Paid news an emerging challenge: Quraishi

April 30, 2012 at 2:02 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Paid news, a recent challenge thrown up before the Election Commission, is a "clandestine deal" between politicians and journalists, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said here Monday.

China's petrochemical sector growth slows

April 30, 2012 at 1:22 PM

Beijing, April 30 (IANS) China's petrochemical industry expanded at much slower pace in the first quarter amid the economic slowdown, according to data released by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Monday.

Chinese shipbuilders in choppy waters

April 30, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Beijing, April 30 (IANS) Chinese shipbuilding companies saw sharp declines in output and new orders in the first quarter, as the industry rolled on the choppy seas of global and domestic slowdowns.

No breakthrough in Government-Maoist talks over Sukma Collector's release

April 30, 2012 at 12:02 PM

Raipur, Apr 30 (ANI):The deadlock over the release of abducted Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon persists, with yet another round of talks between the representatives of Chhattisgarh Government and the Maoist rebels ending in a stalemate.

British grandad to undergo sex swap at 80!

April 30, 2012 at 11:14 AM

London, April 30 (IANS) A nearly 80-year-old man in Britain is all set to undergo a sex change with a 13,500 pounds (about $21,960) National Health Service operation.

Thousands protest in Spain to defend health care, education

April 30, 2012 at 11:14 AM

Madrid, April 30 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people turned out Sunday in cities all over Spain to defend health care and education and to express their rejection of the government's plans to cut 10 billion euros ($13.3 billion) in financing for both public services to fulfil its goals for reducing the deficit.

Reporter murdered in Mexico

April 30, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Veracruz (Mexico), April 30 (IANS/EFE) The body of Regina Martinez, the Proceso magazine correspondent in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, was found in her house. She had been strangled to death, officials said.

From Hillary Clinton to Romney's dog, Obama pokes fun at all

April 29, 2012 at 7:22 PM

Washington, April 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama turned comic for a night to poke fun at everything, from the Secret Service scandal to his top diplomat Hillary Clinton, to his likely Republican rival Mitt Romney's dog.

Former Secret Service agent says rules have been reinforced

April 29, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): New rules announced by the U.S. Secret Service on Friday are only re-inforcement of earlier guidelines, a former agent has claimed.

Why men risk their jobs to buy sex

April 29, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Washington, April 29 (ANI): A new study has revealed that men visit prostitutes for a variety of reasons, many of which vary by culture.

Wedding ring lost down drain found 2 years later

April 29, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Melbourne, Apr 29 (ANI): A Boston woman who lost her wedding ring nearly two years ago was unexpectedly reunited with her ring on Friday after sewer workers found the bling in a drain and made it their mission to locate its rightful owner.

Congresswoman says more women in Secret Service could prevent repeat of Colombian sex scandal

April 29, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): A Congresswoman, who is a member of the House of Representative, has called for including more women in the U.S. Secret Service to prevent it from future dishonour similar to the Colombian prostitution scandal.

Rats have best bite of rodent world: Study

April 29, 2012 at 1:14 PM

London, April 29 (IANS) Mice and rats have evolved to gnaw with their front teeth and chew with their back teeth more successfully than rodents that 'specialise' in one or other of these biting mechanisms, a new study reveals.

Independent Scotland could leave UK 'more vulnerable to terror attack', warns official

April 29, 2012 at 1:06 PM

Edinburgh, Apr 29 (ANI): An independent Scotland could leave all parts of Britain more vulnerable to terrorist attack due to the risk of communication failure between intelligence services, a former top police officer has warned.

Prostitution scandal: Secret Service agent identified

April 28, 2012 at 8:26 PM

Washington, April 28 (IANS) The Secret Service agent at the centre of the prostitution scandal - during US President Barack Obama's visit to Colombia - has been identified as Arthur Huntington, CNN reported.

IANS reporter's story wins award

April 28, 2012 at 5:38 PM

New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Azera Rehman, who reports for newswire Indo-Asian News Service (IANS), was Saturday judged one of the winners in a national story-writing competition, organised by the Indian Women Press Corps (IWPC).

Booze and sex ban slapped on US Secret Service agents in wake of Colombia sex scandal

April 28, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): The U.S. Secret Service has issued a new code of conduct for its officers that bans them from heavy drinking and visiting to "non-reputable establishments" amid investigations into the Colombian sex scandal.

Prostitution scandal: US Secret Service tries image repair

April 28, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Washington, April 28 (IANS) The US Secret Service, disgraced by a prostitution scandal, Friday promulgated a set of new conduct guidelines for its agents, as it emerged that agents had in 2000 visited a Moscow nightclub known for raucous parties.

Michelle Obama's Spain trip cost taxpayers $500,000

April 28, 2012 at 1:38 PM

London, Apr 28 (ANI): The First Lady's highly controversial and lavish whirlwind tour of Spain in 2010 burned a hole in the pockets of taxpayers by costing nearly half a million dollars.

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.

Russian court declines considering election suit

April 28, 2012 at 4:18 AM

Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Supreme Court has turned down a lawsuit against the presidential elections' outcome that saw Prime Minister Vladimir Putin win by a landslide March 4, the court's website said.

'NACO merger with NRHM not insensitive'

April 27, 2012 at 10:10 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The convergence of India's AIDS control mission with the government's flagship National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) is not going to be insensitive for the communities and the vulnerable sections involved, Planning Commission member Syeda Hameed said here Friday.

Media should highlight rights violations: NHRC

April 27, 2012 at 10:10 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting rights violations in India.

SAARC poll bodies' meet in Delhi from April 30

April 27, 2012 at 7:54 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission of India will host the third Conference of Heads of Election Management Bodies of SAARC Countries from April 30 to May 2 here.

Justice Balakrishnan urges media to highlight rights violations

April 27, 2012 at 6:18 PM

New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chairman Justice K.G. Balakrishnan on Friday urged media to highlight issues of human right violations in the country.

Medvedev sacks Russian Air Force commander

April 27, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has sacked Air Force Commander Colonel-General Alexander Zelin and dismissed him from military service, the Kremlin said Friday.

Its raining sex scandals for US Secret Service agents

April 27, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Washington, April 27 (ANI): The Secret Service has said that it is investigating if its employees had hired prostitutes before President Barack Obama's visit to El Salvador last year.

Oz opposition leader Abbott to push for more overseas skilled workers

April 27, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Sydney, Apr 27 (ANI): Australian Leader of Opposition party in Australia, Tony Abbott will use a speech in Melbourne on Friday to push for attracting more overseas skilled workers.

EC moots GIS mapping of all polling booths in UP

April 27, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Lucknow, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has decided to undertake an ambitious project to conduct geographic information system (GIS) mapping of all polling booths in Uttar Pradesh that will help voters locate their polling stations.

UK Metropolitan Police officer arrested for racial abuse

April 27, 2012 at 1:22 PM

London, April 27 (ANI): A Metropolitan Police officer in Britain has been arrested on alleged charges of racial abuse.

Media should highlight rights violations: NHRC

April 27, 2012 at 1:06 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday sought the media's help in highlighting the issue of human rights violation in the country.

Panel to give guidelines on prepaid connections

April 27, 2012 at 12:58 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed a five-member committee be set up to recommend guidelines for verifications of those applying for prepaid mobile connections.

Prenatal exposure to smoking may up autism risk in kids

April 27, 2012 at 11:46 AM

Washington, April 27 (ANI): Children born to mothers who smoke during pregnancy are more likely to have high-functioning autism, such as Asperger's Disorder, preliminary findings from a study has revealed.

Gilani's conviction: Pakistani dailies see more turmoil ahead

April 27, 2012 at 10:58 AM

Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) More political turmoil lies ahead, Pakistani dailies said Friday as they debated "the gaping chasm between the weight of public expectation and the letter of the law" over Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's conviction for contempt of court.

Mexico probes Wal-Mart bribery allegations

April 27, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Mexico City, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Investigators are looking into allegations that US retail giant Wal-Mart's unit in Mexico paid bribes to officials to speed the opening of stores during its expansion push in the country in the past decade, the Mexican government said.

US agents seen carousing in El Salvador: Report

April 27, 2012 at 10:10 AM

Washington, April 27 (IANS/EFE) The US Secret Service said Thursday it is investigating allegations that agents frequented a strip club and patronized prostitutes in El Salvador ahead of President Barack Obama's March 2011 visit to the Central American country.

Church asks British schools to oppose gay marriages

April 27, 2012 at 9:14 AM

London, April 27 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church has contacted its schools in England and Wales and asked them to encourage pupils to oppose gay marriages and promote traditional heterosexual relationships.

13 candidates qualify for Egyptian presidential election

April 26, 2012 at 10:11 PM

Cairo, April 26 (Xinhua-ANI) -- The Egyptian Higher Presidential Election Commission on Thursday announced the final list of 13 candidates contesting the presidential election set on May 23, including former Arab League Chief Amr Moussa and ex-Prime Minister Ahmed Shafiq,

WHO's tobacco control policy could save millions of lives

April 26, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Washington, April 26 (ANI): Immediate application of the World Health Organization smoking reduction policy- increasing cigarette prices- could prevent millions of smoking-related deaths by 2030, say University of Michigan researchers.

Dietary supplements 'do no good and may give you cancer'

April 26, 2012 at 4:03 PM

London, April 26 (ANI): A leading study has warned that millions of people who take dietary supplements to boost their health may be doing themselves more harm than good.

US Security denies Obama being jeopardised in Columbia sex scandal

April 26, 2012 at 1:39 PM

Washington, Apr 26 (ANI: US President Barack Obama's safety was not at risk by the vice scandal involving a dozen Secret Service agents in Colombia, a Senate panel has revealed.

Police deny torturing China's former soccer chief

April 26, 2012 at 12:41 PM

Shengyang (Liaoning Province), April 26 (IANS) Chinese police have denied a claim by the country's former soccer head Xie Yalong that he was tortured into confessing to bribe-taking.

Ex-Pak envoy Haqqani receiving threats, requests SC for video testimony

April 26, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Islamabad, Apr 26 (ANI): Former Ambassador to the U.S., Hussain Haqqani told the Supreme Court (SC) that he was under threats from different quarters and requested the Commission to record his testimony through video conference from Washington.

Now, Brazilian hooker sues US Federal Govt. for injury following Columbia sex scandal

April 26, 2012 at 11:21 AM

Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Following the Secret Service scandal in Columbia, a Brazilian prostitute is suing the US Federal Government over an injury in an incident last year by four members of a U.S. security team.

Facebook IPO could be delayed till June due to recent acquisitions

April 26, 2012 at 10:49 AM

Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): Facebook's much anticipated Initial Public Offering, which reportedly had been expected to be completed in mid-May, could be delayed until mid-June due to the additional disclosure required after a recent string of deals.

Obama never in danger from Secret Service scandal: Official

April 25, 2012 at 11:17 PM

Washington, April 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama was never in danger because of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents during a trip to Colombia, a top official said Wednesday.

Secret Service sacks two more agents for alleged involvement in Colombian scandal

April 25, 2012 at 9:59 PM

Washington, April 25 (ANI): The Secret Service has announced that two more agents have been sacked for their alleged involvement in the Colombian sex scandal.

US Senator suggests prostitutes involved in Colombian sex scandal were Russian spies

April 25, 2012 at 9:59 PM

Washington, April 25 (ANI): Prostitutes involved in the Colombian sex scandal could have been Russian spies, believes Senator Chuck Grassley.

Plea against special exam to recruit cops dismissed

April 25, 2012 at 7:57 PM

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed an NGO's petition challenging the government's decision to recruit an additional 1,400 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers through a special examination and refused to interfere with a policy decision.

Health ministry faces flak for low allocation, spending

April 25, 2012 at 7:17 PM

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Even as the government is planning to increase health allocation in the 12th five-year plan, a report by a parliamentary committee Wednesday questioned the health ministry over under-utilisation of funds and low allocation in the current fiscal.

Colombian prostitutes could be Russian spies: Senator

April 25, 2012 at 5:49 PM

London, April 25 (IANS) A US senator has claimed that the prostitutes who were involved in Colombia with President Barack Obama's Secret Service agents could have been placed there on behalf of Russia.

China to issue more green cards to woo overseas talent

April 25, 2012 at 5:23 PM

Beijing, April 25 (Xinhua-ANI): China will issue more green cards and ease restrictions for visa-free entry to encourage more talented individuals from overseas to work in the country, a senior security official said Wednesday.

Plea against special exam to recruit cops dismissed

April 25, 2012 at 5:20 PM

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed an NGO's petition challenging the government's decision to recruit an additional 1,400 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers through a special examination.

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