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Lord Swaraj Paul is one of the scrupulous industrial personalities in India who founded the multinational company Caparo in London. In fulfilling the desire he had been kept from his childhood days. Swaraj Paul was born in 1931 in the Indian city Jalandhar, Punjab in a merchant family. Paul was educated in the most prestigious MIT in USA in Mechanical engineering and after his return he inherited the business empire of his family. Paul in 1953 joined in the family business but shifted to London in order to start a fresh business. Swaraj Paul founded the Caparo group in 1978. To his fortune and fate he was made the knight in the same year by the queen of United Kingdom and was elected to the House of Lords as a member. Numerous honors and prestige have been bestowed on him for his large business and his standing as one of the significant businesspersons in the international market. He received Padma Vibhusan in 1983 by Indira Gandhi. He is the pro-chancellor of Thames Valley University and its governing body. His business is based in London and is centered in the United Kingdom.

PM's Remarks at the release of the book: Red Tape to Red Carpet... and then some

June 24, 2015 at 12:13 PM

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today said that the "industry of red tape" thrives on doubt, while the "road with red carpet" is built on trust.

Will miss SV Sunil on the field: Yuvraj Walmiki

June 14, 2015 at 1:56 PM

As the Fintro Hockey World League Semi-Final 2015 is set to commence in a few days, India Men Hockey Team is gearing-up for the tournament at Antwerp in Belgium.

Hockey: India will play 3rd match against Japan tomorrow in Bhubaneswar

May 6, 2015 at 5:33 PM

Confident India looks to win 3rd match against Japan tomorrow in Bhubaneswar.After an inspiring win over Japan yesterday, India Men Team is riding on confidence to win their third match of the four-match Test Series tomorrow at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.


Logo for Internal Day of Yoga launched 

April 29, 2015 at 7:18 PM

Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister for External Affairs and Shri Shripad Naik, MoS(IC) M/o AYUSH launched the logo for International Day of Yoga here today.

Nobel laureate seeks reversal of US austerity measures

May 3, 2012 at 2:14 PM

Washington, May 3 (IANS) Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has called for more government spending and an end to US austerity measures in a bid to jolt the sluggish economy back to life.

Congress trying to arrive at consensus on presidential candidate: Renuka Chaudhary

May 3, 2012 at 12:06 PM

New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Congress leader Renuka Chaudhary has said the party is trying to arrive at a consensus with the widest consultation in deciding on the next person to be president.

Congress MP breaks down over Gujarat police action

May 2, 2012 at 8:54 PM

New DelhiAhmedabad, May 2 (IANS) A Congress MP from Gujarat, Prabha Kishor Taviad, broke down in the Lok Sabha Wednesday as her colleague Girija Vyas recounted how she was allegedly punched and dragged by the hair by Gujarat Police to prevent her from reaching the venue of a function being presided over by state Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The Gujarat government defended the police action saying it was out of 'compulsion'.

BJP tries to bridge gaps on presidential contest

May 2, 2012 at 6:56 PM

New Delhi/Indore, May 2 (IANS) Amid differences over the presidential contest, the BJP Wednesday tried to bridge the gap with its leader Sushma Swaraj meeting Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav.

Congress MP breaks down in Lok Sabha over Gujarat police action

May 2, 2012 at 6:48 PM

New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A Congress MP from Gujarat, Prabha Kishor Taviad, broke down in the Lok Sabha Wednesday as her colleague Girija Vyas recounted how she was allegedly punched and dragged by the hair by Gujarat Police to prevent her from reaching the venue of a function being presided over by state Chief Minister Narendra Modi. MPs condemned the incident and demanded justice for Kishor.

UK-based rights activist and experts condemn Maoist menace in India

May 2, 2012 at 4:18 PM

London, May 2 (ANI): Experts have described Maoists as the growing threat to India's internal security, and one of the ways it can be tackled is by focussing on inclusive growth in areas under their influence.

President should be one who can discharge duties based on values, experience: Brinda Karat

May 1, 2012 at 8:58 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) leader Brinda Karat on Tuesday asserted that a person who could discharge his or her responsibilities based on values, principle and experience should be the next president of the country.

Presidential poll: Rift in NDA, Left may support Congress (Third Lead)

May 1, 2012 at 8:50 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences appeared Tuesday in the opposition National Democratic Alliance over the presidential candidate while the Left indicated it may support a Congress candidate.

Robbie Williams eyeing knighthood after royal concert

May 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

London, May 1 (ANI): Robbie Williams hopes that he gets knighted after landing a spot at Queen Elizabeth II's star-studded Diamond Jubilee concert.

BJP, JD-U go different ways on next president

May 1, 2012 at 6:26 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the presidential candidate became apparent Tuesday with the JD-U stating bluntly that it does not stand by its ally BJP, which has announced that it supports neither Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee nor Vice President Hamid Ansari.

BJP denies rift with JD-U over presidential candidate

May 1, 2012 at 5:38 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday denied having any rift with the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) over who would be the opposition's choice for president after Pratibha Devisingh Patil ends her term in July.

UK-based rights activist and experts condemn Maoist menace in India

May 1, 2012 at 5:06 PM

London, May 1 (ANI): A London-based human rights activist has accused the Maoists of running an extortion economy under the guise of a popular revolution.

Rift in NDA over presidential candidate

May 1, 2012 at 3:29 PM

Now the difference between NDA alliance on the president poll candidates has been surfaced as major component JD (U) has chosen its own way

Race to Raisina Hill: BJP, JD-U differ over presidential candidate

May 1, 2012 at 3:54 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) hinted that it could support the candidature of APJ Abdul Kalam for the post of president, Janata Dal-United (JDU) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said no discussions had taken place within the opposition alliance.

Priest sex scandal shocks Poland

May 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Warsaw, May 1 (IANS) A priest in Poland, found guilty of having sex with a disabled 19-year-old girl who was entrusted in his care, has been sentenced to four years in prison.

BJP, JD-U not on same page over next president

May 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Differences in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) over the presidential candidate emerged Tuesday with the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) refusing to stand by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which the day before declared it supports neither Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee nor Vice President Hamid Ansari for the top post.

Government-Maoist mediators reach agreement over Sukma Collector's release

May 1, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Raipur, May 1 (ANI): Following several rounds of talks, the Chhattisgarh Government and Maoist mediators have reportedly reached an agreement over terms for the release of Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon.

Sukma collector may be released soon

April 30, 2012 at 10:58 PM

Raipur, April 30 (IANS) The release of abducted Sukma collector Alex Paul Menon in the next 48 hours seemed likely with the Maoist interlocutors and the Chhattisgarh government-appointed mediators agreeing Monday night to form a high-powered panel to deal with the Maoists' demands.

BJP rules out backing Mukherjee in presidential polls

April 30, 2012 at 9:14 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) With Vice-President Hamid Ansari and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee emerging as probable Congress choices for the presidential polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday ruled out supporting either of them and said the party was open to supporting a candidate chosen by non-Congress parties.

Kim Kardashian aims at becoming sitcom star

April 30, 2012 at 5:39 PM

New York, Apr 30 (ANI): Kim Kardashian is planning to branch out from reality TV to star in her own sitcom.

Stella McCartney 'overly paranoid' about kids

April 30, 2012 at 4:10 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Stella McCartney, who once called her dad Sir Paul McCartney a 'tight b------' for sending her to a local comprehensive instead of a private school where she could have avoided becoming the victim of bullies, now realizes that value of denying kids some of the benefits that a fortune can bring.

Telangana issue rocked Lok Sabha

April 30, 2012 at 3:05 PM

Separate Telangana issue rocked the Loksabha as M.P. from the area started shouting slogans for the separate state.

NDA walks out of Lok Sabha over slow wheat procurement

April 30, 2012 at 2:02 PM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by the Bharatiya Janata Party Monday walked out in protest in the Lok Sabha saying the government should help the farmers suffering due to procurement problems across the country.

Robbie Williams plans solo comeback at Queen's Diamond Jubilee gig

April 30, 2012 at 12:02 PM

London, Apr 30 (ANI): Robbie Williams has been confirmed to perform at the Queen's Diamond Jubilee concert on June 4, which will also mark his solo comeback.

Lok Sabha adjourned over Telangana

April 30, 2012 at 11:54 AM

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon Monday over the vexed issue of carving out a separate Telangana state from Andhra Pradesh.

Mumbai Indians shoot out Deccan Chargers for 100

April 29, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Deccan Chargers were all out for 100 in 18.4 overs against Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Wankhede Stadium here Sunday.

'Veteran' Lampard wants to emulate Scholes, Giggs by playing for long at Chelsea

April 29, 2012 at 1:06 PM

London, Apr 29(ANI): Veteran Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has expressed his desire to following the footsteps of Manchester United legends Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs by playing for as long as possible for the Blues.

Unseen Jobs' interview to be released

April 28, 2012 at 7:14 PM

London, April 28 (IANS) A never-before-seen interview with Apple founder Steve Jobs will premiere next month. In the interview, Jobs speaks about how he pulled off a prank call to the pope, saying he was US secretary of state Henry Kissinger.

US economic growth slows to 2.2 pct in first quarter of 2012

April 28, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): The pace of economic growth in the United States has slowed down to 2.2 percent in the first quarter of this year, as compared to three percent in last three months of 2011.

Quality of life 'as important as quantity of life' for cancer survivors

April 28, 2012 at 12:34 PM

Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Researchers have stressed on the importance of gathering data about cancer patients' quality of life during both treatment and survivorship.

Maoists' mediators sum up talks as rebels hike demands

April 27, 2012 at 4:34 PM

Raipur, April 27 (IANS) Interlocutors for the Maoists and the mediators appointed by Chhattisgarh government held talks for over five hours Friday to find a way for safe release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon, even as the rebels increased their demand, now seeking release of 17 of their jailed colleagues as against the original eight.

Kate Upton tosses football in sky-high heels

April 27, 2012 at 3:54 PM

London, Apr 27 (ANI): Kate Upton was seen playing with a football while sporting a pair of black sky-high Christian Louboutin stilettos.

McCartney moves up on rich musicians list

April 27, 2012 at 4:58 AM

London, April 26 (IANS) Singer Paul McCartney has moved up the list of the world's richest musicians after marring Nancy Shevell.

Di Resta's superb result in Bahrain can spur Force India

April 26, 2012 at 12:34 PM

London, Apr 26 (ANI): Force India's ace driver Paul di Resta's superb result in Bahrain will prove a catalyst for further success this season, according to deputy team principal Bob Fernley.

Button admits he needs to regain consistency to win drivers' title

April 26, 2012 at 11:54 AM

London, Apr 26(ANI): Jenson Button has admitted he needs to rediscover his consistency if he wants to have a shot at winning the drivers' title this year.

Football writers name Van Persie Player of the Year

April 25, 2012 at 2:41 PM

London, April 25 (IANS) Arsenal's Robin van Persie was named the 2012 Footballer of the Year by England's Football Writers' Association, just days after he won the Professional Footballers' Association award.

Anti-depressants 'may do more harm than good'

April 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Benefits of most commonly prescribed anti-depressants, even taken at their best, compare poorly to the risks, which include premature death in elderly patients, a new study has revealed.

Prostitution scandal claims more US Secret Service agents

April 25, 2012 at 1:13 PM

Washington, April 25 (IANS) The US Secret Service Tuesday announced the fate of five remaining agents implicated in a scandal involving agency personnel and prostitutes during a presidential visit to Colombia. Two of the agents have decided to quit.

Anti-depressants doing more harm than good: Study

April 25, 2012 at 1:12 PM

Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Common anti-depressants seem to be doing patients more harm than good, says a new study.

Arsenal's Robin van Persie named Footballer of the Year

April 25, 2012 at 12:41 PM

London, April 25 (ANI): Arsenal captain Robin van Persie has been the football writers' overwhelming choice for Player of the Year.

Stem cell that may aid healing and repair found in brain

April 24, 2012 at 6:04 PM

Washington, April 24 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new stem cell in the adult brain and they hope to put the discovery to use to develop methods that can repair diseases and injury to the brain.

Maoists menace tops BJP agenda ahead of parliament session

April 24, 2012 at 11:56 AM

New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has said the increasing Maoist menace would be priority subject of discussion during the second leg of parliament's budget session, starting today.

Resumed budget session may generate heat for government

April 23, 2012 at 7:40 PM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Congress may have averted some house trouble by asking Abhishek Manu Singhvi to step down from party and parliamentary posts over a sleaze video, but peace in parliament as it resumes Tuesday may still be a far cry with the opposition gunning for the government over key issues like Maoist insurgency, defence preparedness of the country and inflation.

Chhattisgarh slows down anti-Maoist drive till Menon's release

April 23, 2012 at 12:12 PM

Raipur, April 23 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has virtually called a halt to its anti-Maoist offensive till Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is released from captivity, official sources said Monday.

Bahrain GP a massive result for Force India: Di Resta

April 23, 2012 at 12:04 AM

Manama, April 22 (IANS) Force India driver Paul Di Resta feels that his sixth place finish here in Sunday's Bahrain Grand Prix was a massive result for the Silverstone-based team.

Vettel wins Bahrain GP, Force India's Di Resta finishes sixth

April 22, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Manama, April 22 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel leapt back into the limelight - and the lead of the world championship - with victory in Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix while Force India's Paul Di Resta made a strong sixth-place finish here Sunday.

Collector abduction: No compromise with Maoists, says Jitendra Singh

April 22, 2012 at 9:50 PM

Jaisalmer, Apr 22 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Jitendra Singh on Sunday said the Central Government would never compromise with the violent ways of the Maoists, but was ready to have talks with them and resolve conflicts amicably.

Congress mum on Banerjee's 15-day ultimatum for W. Bengal debt relief

April 22, 2012 at 9:50 PM

New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday refused to comment on the 15-day deadline issued by West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee to the Centre to announce debt relief for her state.

Responsibility of centre and state governments to free Alex, says his father

April 22, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Chennai, Apr 22 (ANI): The father of the abducted Chattisgarh collector Alex Paul Menon, A Varadhas, on Sunday said it was now the responsibility of the central and state governments to secure the release of his son from the Maoists.

Scholes in 'form of his life': Ferguson

April 22, 2012 at 9:49 PM

London, Apr 22 (ANI): Manchester United manager, Alex Ferguson believes veteran Paul Scholes is in form of his life.

Abducted collector safe, claims police

April 22, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Raipur, Apr 22 (ANI): The Chattisgarh Police on Sunday claimed that the abducted collector Alex Paul Menon was safe.

BJP expresses concern over rise in Maoist abduction cases

April 22, 2012 at 9:48 PM

New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday expressed concern over the rising number of abduction by the Maoists, calling for concrete action to be taken against them.

FBI warns web users about losing Internet access following hackers' advertising scam

April 22, 2012 at 11:57 AM

Washington, April 22 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned that thousands of web users worldwide could lose Internet access after a hackers 'adverting scam infected computers.

Collector's abduction: Agnivesh asks Maoists to come forward for talks

April 22, 2012 at 11:57 AM

New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Sunday condemned the abduction of the Collector of Chhattisgarh's Sukma District, Alex Paul Menon, and asked the Maoists to come forward for talks.

William Shakespeare's 448th birthday celebrated in Stratford

April 22, 2012 at 10:53 AM

London, Apr 22 (ANI): A double celebration of the life and work of William Shakespeare has got underway in Stratford on Avon as a parade through his home town on Saturday marked the Bard's forthcoming 448th birthday.

Abducted Chhattisgarh Collector's wife appeals to Maoists for his release

April 22, 2012 at 10:53 AM

Sukma/Raipur, Apr 22 (ANI): Asha Menon, the wife of abducted District Collector Alex Paul Menon, has appealed to the Maoists to release her husband at the earliest on humanitarian grounds.

Ivory poachers shot dead in Kenya

April 22, 2012 at 8:37 AM

Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Wildlife rangers have shot dead five suspected ivory poachers in a gun battle in Kenya, BBC reported.

Naxals abduct District Collector in Chhattisgarh

April 21, 2012 at 8:14 PM

Sukma (Chhattisgarh), Apr 21 (ANI): The Maoists have abducted the District Collector of newly formed Sukma district of Chhattisgarh.

Wayne Rooney among 46 new claimants suing Murdoch's NI over phone hacking allegations

April 21, 2012 at 1:57 PM

London, Apr 21 (ANI): Football star Wayne Rooney is the latest celebrity to sue media tycoon Rupert Murdoch's News International over allegations of phone hacking.

Force India finish 5th and 6th, skip second practice

April 20, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Manama, April 20 (IANS) Sahara Force India drivers Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg finished third and sixth in the first practice session at the Bahrain Grand Prix Friday, while they decided to give the second a miss amidst security concerns.

Force India to participate in Bahrain GP despite petrol bomb incident

April 20, 2012 at 2:45 PM

Manama, Apr 20(ANI): Force India has confirmed they would participate in the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend despite four of its team members being trapped up in a petrol bomb incident on Wednesday night.

Uneasiness in Force India as two members leave Bahrain

April 19, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Manama, April 19 (IANS) Force India driver Paul Driver raised concerns over the security here for the Bahrain GP after one of the vehicle of the Silverstone-based team escaped a fire bomb Wednesday night, prompting two team members to leave Bahrain.

Australian cricketers eyeing share of cash generated from 2015 World Cup

April 19, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Sydney, Apr 19(ANI): The Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) met Cricket Australia (CA) representatives met this week to discuss the new incentive-based pay system, as cricketers set their eyes on the considerable amount of revenue that could be generated from the 2015 cricket World Cup.

Indian delegation visits Sri Lanka's war-torn north

April 19, 2012 at 12:05 PM

Colombo, April 19 (IANS) An Indian parliamentary delegation has visited Sri Lanka's war-ravaged north where a large number of India-sponsored projects are being carried out, authorities said Thursday.

Indian delegation visits Sri Lankan war displaced

April 18, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Colombo, April 18 (Xinhua-ANI): A high level Indian delegation visited a war displacement camp in the north of Sri Lanka on Wednesday and interacted with the people.

Hillary Clinton wins 57 pct votes for 2016 presidential poll

April 18, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Washington, April 18 (ANI): United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has received 57 percent against Vice President Joe Biden 14 percent for the 2016 elections, according to a new survey.

Kenya eyeing relay triumph at London

April 18, 2012 at 4:21 PM

Nairobi, April 18 (IANS) Sprints have never been Kenya's area of specialisation but that history might be changed this summer at the London Olympics where the country is expected to enter a team in the 4X400m relay.

MCD victory:Triumph BJP eying for future prospect

April 18, 2012 at 4:10 PM

After the achieving its glorious victory in the recently held election in Municipal

BJP leaders meet to decide future polls strategy

April 18, 2012 at 3:49 PM

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the victory in the Delhi civic polls coming as a shot in the arm for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party's top leadership met here Wednesday morning to discuss it's strategy for future polls.

Intel quarterly profit drops

April 18, 2012 at 12:53 PM

San Francisco, April 18 (IANS) Intel has reported that its profit in the most recent quarter fell nearly 13 percent, but the results still beat analysts' estimates.

Single gene may impact brain size and IQ

April 17, 2012 at 4:35 PM

Amidst various studies on intelligence a team of researchers have identified a single gene, which may have a measurable effect on a person's brain size as well as intelligence.

Indian delegation holds talks in Sri Lanka

April 17, 2012 at 4:37 PM

Colombo, April 17 (IANS) A visiting Indian parliamentary delegation held talks in Colombo Tuesday to assess the post-war situation in the country, the Sri Lankan external affairs ministry said.

Single gene 'may affect IQ'

April 17, 2012 at 12:39 PM

London, Apr 17 (ANI): Researchers have discovered a single gene, which may have a measurable impact on a person's brain size as well as intelligence.

Jaya Jaitley refused visiting rights to meet George Fernandes

April 16, 2012 at 10:35 PM

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has refused to grant visiting rights to Jaya Jaitley, close friend and political colleague of former defence minister George Fernandes, to meet the ailing minister in his house.

Delegation led by Sushma Swaraj to visit Sri Lanka

April 16, 2012 at 7:07 PM

New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): A Joint Parliamentary delegation led by Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, is visiting Sri Lanka from April 16 to 21.

Contestants 'torture each other to death' to impress gameshow host

April 16, 2012 at 5:31 PM

London, Apr 16 (ANI): Television gameshow hosts, who are usually considered as genial figures, are so powerful and influential that contestants are willing to do anything they are asked to do, including torturing each other to death, researchers say.

Ferdinand wants to emulate Man U veterans Scholes, Giggs

April 15, 2012 at 5:23 PM

London, Apr 15(ANI): Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has said he is inspired by veteran midfielders Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs, and would like to continue playing as long as he can.

Rosberg wins maiden F1 race in China, Force India draw blank

April 15, 2012 at 4:27 PM

Shanghai, April 15 (IANS) Nico Rosberg won his maiden Formula One race after coming out victorious in the Chinese Grand Prix here Sunday, giving his Mercedes team its first win since 1955. Sahara Force India's Paul di Resta and Nico Hulkenberg finished 12th and 15th.

DMK withdraws from MPs delegation to Sri Lanka

April 15, 2012 at 3:39 PM

Chennai, April 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's major opposition party DMK Sunday decided to pull out of the all-party delegation of Members of Parliament to Sri Lanka, saying the visit will "serve no purpose".

BJP plans farmers' parliament in Delhi May 12-13

April 14, 2012 at 9:23 PM

Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) The Kisan Morcha of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will hold a farmers' parliament in New Delhi May 12-13 to highlight the plight of peasants.

Chinese GP: Rosberg takes maiden F1 pole, Force India out of top-10

April 14, 2012 at 3:15 PM

Shanghai, April 14 (IANS) Mercedes' Nico Rosberg took his maiden pole position in Formula One racing by topping the times sheets in the Chinese Grand Prix qualifying here Saturday. Force India failed to make the top-10.

Dads' post-natal depression could also take a toll on their babies

April 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

London, April 13 (ANI): Not just mothers but fathers also suffer from post-natal depression, according to researchers.

Romney no frontrunner among conservative Republicans, young voters

April 13, 2012 at 3:07 PM

Washington, April 13 (ANI): Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has to work hard to woo the Republican voter base among Midwesterners, young voters, the highly religious and conservative Republicans, according to the results of a Gallup Poll.

AIADMK out of MPs team to Sri Lanka

April 11, 2012 at 8:52 PM

Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday withdrew her AIADMK MP from an all-party delegation set to visit Sri Lanka April 16-21.

Lack of exercise puts women at risk of developing metabolic syndrome

April 11, 2012 at 4:28 PM

Washington, April 11 (ANI): Women are less likely than men to get at least 30 minutes of exercise per day, which puts them at risk of developing metabolic syndrome - an increasingly prevalent condition related to obesity - say researchers.

When Lovato met McCartney

April 11, 2012 at 4:27 PM

Los Angeles, April 11 (IANS) Singer-actress Demi Lovato says she almost had an accident with Paul McCartney at a parking lot.

Azinger terms Tiger Woods club-kicking tantrum at Augusta Masters 'embarrassment'

April 10, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Washington, Apr 10(ANI): Former Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger has slammed iger Woods' club-kicking antics at the Augusta Masters as 'an embarrassment to the game.'

Stop vilification campaign against Modi: BJP

April 10, 2012 at 6:50 PM

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) After a special panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Tuesday the "vilification campaign" against him should stop.

India, Qatar sign agreements to boost ties in economic, legal sectors

April 9, 2012 at 8:41 PM

New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): India and Qatar on Monday signed agreements in the field of energy, culture, education, finance and legal to strengthen the bilateral ties between the two nations.

Pak minority leaders worried over parliament's silence on forced conversions of Hindus

April 9, 2012 at 2:27 PM

Islamabad, Apr 9(ANI): The lack of willingness to discuss marriages enforced on Hindu women in the Pakistan parliament will have detrimental consequences for the country's largest religious minority, the government's top minority representatives have said.

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.

Now, 166 pounds bouncing boots to give you all benefits of a workout

April 8, 2012 at 12:34 PM

London, Apr 8 (ANI): An amazing pair of bouncing boots, which turn users into a human kangaroo, look set to be the summer's most bizarre fitness trend.

IANS journalist wins award

April 7, 2012 at 8:17 PM

Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) IANS journalist Anil Sharma is one of 20 people, including Anna Hazare and cabinet minister Jairam Ramesh, honoured by an international NGO working for animal rights.

Gravy wrestler hit by monkey wrench after interrupting friends having sex

April 7, 2012 at 3:46 PM

London, Apr 7 (ANI): A world champion gravy wrestler had to undergo surgery and was left with an eye deformity, after she was hit in the face with a monkey wrench when she caught two friends having sex on her sofa at a party.

Amplifier wizard Jim Marshall dies at 88

April 6, 2012 at 1:13 PM

London, Apr 6 (ANI): Jim Marshall, who created the iconic amplifiers that made rock n roll noisier, died at the age of 88.

US Coast Guard fires to sink Japanese tsunami ship

April 6, 2012 at 1:05 PM

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.

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