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Game Changer!

Game Changer!

“Dirty Picture” starlet Vidya Balan, whose film count includes mostly female-oriented themes, has truly become a Bollywood game changer as far as portrayal of women are concerned. She says the film industry changed over the years and co-incidentally she has become the face of this change.

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Probe Reveals Hindu Terror Network In India

Probe Reveals Hindu Terror Network In India

NEW DELHI – Two right-wing extremists who died in Nanded while making explosive devices received arms training in Dewas along with alleged Samjhauta Express bomber Kamal Chauhan, National Investigation Agency investigators have learnt. “Two right-wing extremists — Himanshu Panse and Naresh Rajkondowar — died while making a bomb on April 6, 2006, in Nanded (in […]

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Back After 30,000 Years!

Back After 30,000 Years!

A team of Russian scientists managed to resurrect an entire plant from a burrow containing fruit and seeds that had been stuck in the Siberian permafrost for over 30,000 years in a pioneering experiment that paves the way for the revival of other species. The Silene stenophylla is the oldest plant ever to be regenerated.

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

US Trying To Use India Against China

US Trying To Use India Against China

BEIJING – US is trying to use India by wooing the South Asian population giant as part of its new Asia-Pacific strategic structure to contain China, complicating Sino-Indian ties, according to analysts in China. The write up in the ‘People’s Daily’ online said the US policy to “besiege” China with intricate network of alliances with […]

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Ice Age Plant Frozen For 30,000 Years Brought To Life By Russian Scientists

Ice Age Plant Frozen For 30,000 Years Brought To Life By Russian Scientists

MOSCOW – It was an Ice Age squirrel’s treasure chamber, a burrow containing fruit and seeds that had been stuck in the Siberian permafrost for over 30,000 years. From the fruit tissues, a team of Russian scientists managed to resurrect an entire plant in a pioneering experiment that paves the way for the revival of […]

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Pakistan To Ask Interpol To Arrest Pervez Musharraf

Pakistan To Ask Interpol To Arrest Pervez Musharraf

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan will ask Interpol to arrest ex-president Pervez Musharraf for his failure to prevent the assassination of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, the interior minister said on Tuesday. Rehman Malik said the government was seeking Musharraf’s arrest because he allegedly failed to provide adequate security for Bhutto, who was killed in a gun […]

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Desi “Forrest Gumps” On 3,500-km Walk To Fight Corruption

Desi “Forrest Gumps” On 3,500-km Walk To Fight Corruption

NEW DELHI – In the 1994 American classic Forrest Gump, Tom Hanks goes for a run and decides not to stop. Over three years, as he covers the length and breadth of the country on foot, hundreds of people join him, and several causes get attached to his unplanned journey. In December last year, four […]

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Top US Official In Kabul Apologises For Quran Burning

Top US Official In Kabul Apologises For Quran Burning

Protests had erupted in Afghanistan over reports that the UN-mandated International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops had burned copies of the holy book along with other religious material, at the Bagram base, one of the largest US bases in Afghanistan. US soldiers have been caught committing many atrocities in the imperialist western war, including urinating […]

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

Pakistan Says It Won’t Provide Airbases To US For Attack On Iran

Pakistan Says It Won’t Provide Airbases To US For Attack On Iran

ISLAMABAD – As tensions mounted in the Persian Gulf, Pakistan on Friday assured Iran that it would not provide any assistance to American forces in the event of a US attack on Tehran. President Asif Ali Zardari held out the assurance during a trilateral summit here with his Iranian and Afghan counterparts Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and […]

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »

2 Air India Staffers Caught Stealing At Delhi Airport

2 Air India Staffers Caught Stealing At Delhi Airport

NEW DELHI – Two baggage assistants of Air India were apprehended while they were allegedly trying to steal laptops and mobile phones inside the Indira Gandhi International Airport here, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) said. The two AI employees have been identified as Deepak Nangia and Abhimanyu, a CISF official said, adding that one laptop […]

February 25th, 2012 | Posted in International | Read More »