POLITICS NEWS Nigerian President Yar’Adua dead

Nigerian President Yar’Adua dead »

Abuja, May 6 (IANS) Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua, who was undergoing treatment for a heart ailment, is dead, media reports have said.

A senior government official confirmed the report Wednesday.

'He passed on earlier this night between...

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Rajya Sabha clears way for Tamil Nadu legislative council

Rajya Sabha clears way for Tamil Nadu legislative council »

New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Wednesday approved a bill for creating a legislative council in Tamil Nadu with members from AIADMK and the Left parties opposing the move.

The Tamil Nadu Legislative Council...

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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

Teen Thay Bhai Movie Review(3 stars) »

Teen Thay Bhai Movie Review(3 stars)

3 loaded stars for this riot of a film from me. There are three brothers and their lives are screwed up in the ways...

Apr 18 2011 / 64 comments / Read More »

Warsi gets dose of Gandhigiri for smoking in public »

Warsi gets dose of Gandhigiri for smoking in public

Panaji, May 8 (IANS) Noted actor Arshad Warsi, who played 'Circuit' -- the eccentric, lovable sidekick in 'Munnabhai M.B.B.S.' and its popular sequel 'Lage...

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People think I am grungy: Kristen »

People think I am grungy: Kristen

London, May 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Kristen Stewart says people think she is 'grungy' as she rarely wears glamorous clothes.

'People think I'm grungy now...

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Hollywood’s Relativity in tie-up for Bollywood arm »

Hollywood’s Relativity in tie-up for Bollywood arm

Los Angeles, May 6 (IANS) Relativity Media, the producer and financier of such Hollywood films as 'Wolfman', 'Zombieland', 'The Bounty Hunter' and 'The Ugly...

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SPORTS NEWS

Akhtar plans academy to provide quality fielders »

Akhtar plans academy to provide quality fielders

Karachi, May 8 (IANS) Worried about poor fielding performance in the ongoing World Twenty20, Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar has decided to set up an academy to train youngsters become quality fielders.

Pakistan's fielding nightmare began during the disastrous tour of Australia earlier this year and...

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Jayawardene stars as Sri Lanka beat Windies by 57 runs »

Jayawardene stars as Sri Lanka beat Windies by 57 runs

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) Mahela Jayawardene smashed a superb 98 as Sri Lanka defeated the West Indies by 57 runs in their Group F match of the World Twenty20 at the Kensington Oval here Friday.

Jayawardene's 56-ball innings was the centrepiece of the tournament's highest...

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India tamed by Australia in Super Eights »

India tamed by Australia in Super Eights

Bridgetown (Barbados), May 7 (IANS) India surrendered meekly to Australia, and there was nothing to take heart from save Rohit Sharma's brilliant counterpunch, as they went down by 49 runs in their first Super Eights match of World Twenty20.

Sent in, Australia went on a sixer-hitting...

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ENVIRONMENT/WILDLIFE NEWS

US oil spill may cause cancer: Expert »

US oil spill may cause cancer: Expert

Los Angeles, May 8 (IANS) The massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico may cause cancer and other health hazards, a US-based environment watchdog...

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HEALTH/MEDICINE NEWS Bihar wants ICMR to probe congenital blindness

Bihar wants ICMR to probe congenital blindness

Patna, May 8 (IANS) Twentyeight cases of congenital blindness have been reported in a span of few months in Bihar's Bhojpur district, prompting the state government to approach the New Delhi-based Indian Council...

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LAW/RIGHTS NEWS Starbucks sued for ‘unreasonably hot’ tea

Starbucks sued for ‘unreasonably hot’ tea

London, May 6 (IANS) A woman has sued Starbucks cafe chain in the US for serving 'unreasonably hot' tea to her. She claims she got second-degree burns.

Zeynep Inanli, in her claim for unspecified...

May 6, 2010 / More »
ART/CULTURE NEWS ‘Tagore’s Visva-Bharati veering away from his ideals’

‘Tagore’s Visva-Bharati veering away from his ideals’

Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Visva-Bharati, the university founded by Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore, has veered away from the poet's ideals and is today guided by 'crass commercialism', says a descendent of the bard.

'I...

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DEFENCE/SECURITY NEWS Iraq starts construction of security wall around Baghdad

Iraq starts construction of security wall around Baghdad

Baghdad, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iraqi authorities have started the construction of a security wall around the capital Baghdad, reports the country's Al-Iraqiya TV citing a Baghdad security spokesperson.

The concrete wall with eight...

May 4, 2010 / More »
SCIENCE/TECH NEWS China recruits new astronauts

China recruits new astronauts

Beijing, May 7 (IANS) China has recruited five new astronauts, Xinhua reported Friday.

The recruits, five males and two females, are pilots between 35 and 30 years old. The male recruits were previously fighter...

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TERRORISM NEWS Maoists blast railway track in Bihar

Maoists blast railway track in Bihar

Patna, May 6 (IANS) Maoists blasted a railway track in Bihar Thursday during a 48-hour strike called by them after police foiled a Maoist-backed outfit's public meeting.

Police sources said the track was blown...

May 6, 2010 / More »
SOCIETY NEWS 12-year-old sister of Britain’s youngest mom pregnant

12-year-old sister of Britain’s youngest mom pregnant

London, May 5 (IANS) The younger sister of Britain's youngest mother has fallen pregnant at age 12 and nobody it seems is very surprised.

The schoolgirl told her shocked friends that she was pregnant,...

May 5, 2010 / More »
LIFESTYLE/FASHION NEWS Strict diet, workout got me into shape: Gwyneth Paltrow

Strict diet, workout got me into shape: Gwyneth Paltrow

London, May 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow admits strict diet and rigourous workout helped her get into shape.

'The regime got me into the shape of my life and I continue to return...

May 8, 2010 / More »
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