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Two Indian-born achievers to be honoured in US

Bangalore, Oct 1 (IANS) Indian-born Stanford University professor Arogyaswami Joseph Paulraj and Indian techie Himanshu Asnani, pursuing research in mathematics at Stanford, will be honoured in Washington DC Thursday…

Delhi HC seeks test report on polluted water in ‘lake’

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday expressed strong displeasure at the government’s inaction on its order to the environment ministry to get tested samples of…

Delhi HC notice to CBI over Chautala’s poll campaign

Delhi HC notice to CBI over Chautala’s poll campaign

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the CBI on a plea complaining that former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala has started…

Tihar Jail authorities file medical report of ex-MP’s wife

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Tihar jail authorities Wednesday submitted a medical report of ex-parliamentarian Dhananjay Singh’s wife Jagriti Singh, accused in a case of maid torture, which says…

BSF recovers five kg heroin near India-Pakistan border

BSF recovers five kg heroin near India-Pakistan border

Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers recovered five kg of heroin following a gunfight with smugglers from the Pakistan side in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector, BSF officials…

Dalit settlement decks up for Modi’s Clean India mission

Dalit settlement decks up for Modi’s Clean India mission

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Dozens of municipal workers Wednesday were busy sprucing up Valmiki Colony, a settlement of poor, once-outcast Dalits where Mahatma Gandhi once dwelt, and now…

RBI unbiased about the way to go on rates: Raghuram Rajan

RBI unbiased about the way to go on rates: Raghuram Rajan

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) The Reserve Bank (RBI) is without bias either way about raising or cutting interest rates, while further policy will be contingent on relevant data coming…

Security tightened on eve of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan launch

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Security was tightened in Valmiki Colony in central Delhi and nearby areas Wednesday on the eve of the launch of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan…

Modi to launch ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission Thursday

Modi to launch ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission Thursday

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Swatchh Bharat mission Thursday aimed at creating a ‘Clean India’ in the next five years. Modi would…

Citizen’s group identifies 100 archaic laws

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Inspired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call during his election campaign for “Minimum Government, Maximum Governance”, a citizens group in New Delhi has drawn…

Modi arrives in Washington

Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Washington for his summit with US President Barack Obama. He is set to have his first meeting with…

Terrorism exported to India, Indian Muslims will fail Al Qaeda: Modi

Terrorism exported to India, Indian Muslims will fail Al Qaeda: Modi

New York, Sep 30 (IANS) Terrorism has been exported to India and it is not home-grown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here Monday, adding that the Indian Muslims will…

India, US special forces train together in Uttarakhand

India, US special forces train together in Uttarakhand

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) An India-US military exercise, underway in Uttarakhand, has seen combined training between detachments of both armies’ special forces as well as given a platform…

President hails Asian Games medal winners

President hails Asian Games medal winners

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday congratulated the medal winners in the 2014 Asian Games and said their “achievement is an example of what can be…

Blogs

Gladys Berejiklian Med Rel: Florence hot on the heels of Elizabeth as second North West tunnel boring machine arrives

Gladys Berejiklian Med Rel: Florence hot on the heels of Elizabeth as second North West tunnel boring machine arrives

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced the second North West Rail Link tunnel boring…

Hon Helen Morton MLC — Minister congratulates Consumers of Mental Health

Hon Helen Morton MLC — Minister congratulates Consumers of Mental Health

Mental Health Minister Helen Morton has congratulated mental health advocacy group, Consumers of Mental Health,…

Matthew Mason-Cox med rel: New reforms for the motor industry

Matthew Mason-Cox med rel: New reforms for the motor industry

Tougher penalties for odometer tampering will be introduced under sweeping new reforms for the motor…

Presentation of Meritorious Unit Citation to Force Communications Unit Cambodia

The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove AK, MC (Retd), today presented…

Gladys Berejiklian Med Rel: Cheaper fares for taxi customers as new transport Act passes

Gladys Berejiklian Med Rel: Cheaper fares for taxi customers as new transport Act passes

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian announced taxis would become cheaper and easier for customers to…

Hamburg lose, Augsburg win in German Bundesliga

Hamburg lose, Augsburg win in German Bundesliga

Berlin, Sep 15 (IANS) Hamburg suffer their second straight loss while Augsburg grab their first victory…

Priyanka Chopra meets president at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Priyanka Chopra meets president at Rashtrapati Bhavan

New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) National Award winning actress Priyanka Chopra Wednesday met President Pranab Mukherjee…

‘Modi visit, Tokyo Declaration give new dynamism to India-Japan ties’

‘Modi visit, Tokyo Declaration give new dynamism to India-Japan ties’

New Delhi The Tokyo Declaration taking India-Japan relations to the next level – a Special Strategic…

US doctor tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

US doctor tests positive for Ebola in Liberia

Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) An American missionary doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the…

First 100 days of Modi government disappointing: Congress

First 100 days of Modi government disappointing: Congress

New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Congress said Tuesday the first 100 days of the Narendra…

Indus Age in an Exclusive Conversation with the ‘He-Man’ of Bollywood

Indus Age in an Exclusive Conversation with the ‘He-Man’ of Bollywood

Complied by Nikita Sharma and Isha Sahni Recently, Mr. Rajesh Sharma from the Indus Age…

Property Market growth cycle creates investment opportunities

Property Market growth cycle creates investment opportunities

By Lara Anderson For the past few years, stories about the property market and the current…

Nigeria: Indian doctors shirk professional responsibilities because of Ebola

Nigeria: Indian doctors shirk professional responsibilities because of Ebola

Accra, Aug 13 The Indian high commission in Abuja, Nigeria, has confirmed that five Indian…

British politics in turmoil over Gaza

British politics in turmoil over Gaza

British Prime Minister David Cameron is heading for a rout in the general elections scheduled…

10 Found Guilty in the Kumbakonam School Fire

10 Found Guilty in the Kumbakonam School Fire

Isha Sahni Thanjavur A local court convicted 10 persons nearly a decade after 90 children…

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Entertainment

Ram Charan offers Rs.2 lakh to family of deceased fan

Ram Charan offers Rs.2 lakh to family of deceased fan

Kurnool, Oct 1 (IANS) Actor Ram Charan Wednesday grieved over the death of a fan who lost his life in a stampede at a theatre here where his Telugu…

Ben Kingsley allergic to shellfish, spiders

Los Angeles, Sep 30 (IANS) Oscar winning British actor Ben Kingsley has had to miss out on chef David George Gordon’s chocolate tarantulas because he’s allergic to shellfish. Gordon…

Karl Lagerfeld: Young designers have ego problem

London, Sep 30 (IANS) Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld says that young designers have ego problems. “Most of the designers, especially the young ones, have ego problems. I couldn’t care…

It’s baby time for Paulina Gretzky

It’s baby time for Paulina Gretzky

Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Model and singer Paulina Gretzky has revealed that she is expecting her first baby with boyfriend and sportsperson Dustin Johnson. The model, whose father…

Liam Neeson: ‘Taken 3′ is the end

Liam Neeson: ‘Taken 3′ is the end

Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Liam Neeson, who reprises his role as retired CIA agent Bryan Mills in the third instalment of “Taken”, says this will be the…

Jenny McCarthy calls FBI over picture leak

Jenny McCarthy calls FBI over picture leak

Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Jenny McCarthy has contacted the FBI after a number of explicit images of her emerged online. The former “The View” host is said…

Another intruder enters Keanu Reeves’ house

Another intruder enters Keanu Reeves’ house

Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) A woman intruder wandered into actor Keanu Reeves’ home and stripped off for a dive in his pool. According to tmz.com, the intruder walked…

Ora likely to replace Minogue on ‘The Voice’

Ora likely to replace Minogue on ‘The Voice’

London, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora will reportedly replace Kylie Minogue on the fourth season of “The Voice UK”. The competitive reality series, which will premiere in January,…

Robert Pattinson ‘falls hard’ for new love

Robert Pattinson ‘falls hard’ for new love

Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson has “fallen hard” for British singer FKA Twigs and friends say he is as serious about her as he was about…

Kanye West ”doesn’t care” about his Grammy Awards.

Kanye West ”doesn’t care” about his Grammy Awards.

Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Rapper Kanye West “doesn’t care” about his Grammy Award trophies. The 37-year-old, who has picked up 21 of the coveted trophies, uses the prizes…

Julianne Moore condemns juice diets

Julianne Moore condemns juice diets

London, Sep 25 (IANS) Actress Julianne Moore isn’t a fan of the liquid-only diet and says she had tried the celeb-loved trend with no success. “I did a juice…

Lifestyle

FIFA will not ban travel to Ebola-hit countries

Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) The medical committee of world soccer’s governing body, FIFA, decided Tuesday not to impose a ban on travelling…

Congo confirms six Ebola cases

Congo confirms six Ebola cases

Brazzaville, Aug 28 (IANS) Six cases of the Ebola virus have been confirmed in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Health Minister Felix…

Argentina issues chikungunya virus alert

Argentina issues chikungunya virus alert

Buenos Aires, Aug 6 (IANS) Argentina has issued a virus alert on the emergence of chikungunya fever. The health ministry for Buenos…

Sports

Sanam-Myneni in men’s doubles Asiad tennis final

Sanam-Myneni in men’s doubles Asiad tennis final

Incheon, Sep 28 (IANS) A brilliant performance by Indian pair Sanam Singh and Saketh Myneni helped them overcome top seeded Thai team of Sanchai and Sonchat Ratiwatana to…

Diaspora

Democratising journalism: Giving remote tribal areas a voice

Democratising journalism: Giving remote tribal areas a voice

The story is a bit topsy-turvy these days as far as journalism education goes, especially in the tribal areas in Central India. Instead of rural students coming…

Technology

Russia’s secret service to keep tabs on social media

Russia’s secret service to keep tabs on social media

Moscow, Aug 9 (IANS) The Federal Security Service (FSB) of Russia will keep tabs on social media users under a new law that allows the secret service agency…

Health

FIFA will not ban travel to Ebola-hit countries

Madrid, Sep 24 (IANS/EFE) The medical committee of world soccer’s governing body, FIFA, decided Tuesday not to impose a ban on travelling to countries hit with the deadly…

International Business

India’s spices exports rise by 32 percent

India’s spices exports rise by 32 percent

India’s spices exports jumped by 32 percent to $1.39 billion in the April-November period of the current financial year, according to data released by the Spices Board…

Living

‘Lakshaya…’ not made for entertainment: Niret Alva

‘Lakshaya…’ not made for entertainment: Niret Alva

 ”Lakshaya: EK Living Planet” is not meant to entertain, but to educate and to create awareness about environmental issues, says its host Niret Alva. “Lakshaya: EK Living…

Interview

English as she is spoke

English as she is spoke

What’s “puncher” got to do with “shock observer”? Well, one explanation is that since the car’s shock absorber was defective, the tyre punctured when the vehicle went…

Blogs

Gladys Berejiklian Med Rel: Florence hot on the heels of Elizabeth as second North West tunnel boring machine arrives

Gladys Berejiklian Med Rel: Florence hot on the heels of Elizabeth as second North West tunnel boring machine arrives

Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian today announced the second North West Rail Link tunnel boring machine has arrived in Sydney and will be named Florence, after Australia’s…

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