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  • Meet Han, an android that can recognise and interact with people 5 days ago

    Seoul: A humanoid robot which can mimic human expressions greeted visitors on Saturday (April 18) at a Hong Kong electronics fair. The robot head, known as 'Han', can also hold simple interactive conversations with the crowd. At the touch of a button using a mobile phone app, Han can smile, wince, frown,...
  • Problems mount for Bayern Munich as long-time team doctor quits April 17, 2015

    Bayern Munich's long-time team doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt has surprisingly resigned following their Champions League loss to Porto, saying the medical department was blamed for the defeat. Mueller-Wohlfahrt, a respected doctor, has been in charge since 1977 and has also treated many other top global athletes, including sprinter Usain Bolt, while also...
  • Composer Zimmer brings 'Interstellar' score to life in London March 31, 2015

    London: Film music composer Hans Zimmer gave fans of his movie scores a rare glimpse of himself at work on Monday when he took the stage to lead an orchestra in a live performance of his score for epic space adventure 'Interstellar'. Standing on the stage of London's Royal Albert Hall,...
  • Hugh Jackman to play 'X-men' superhero Wolverine one last time March 29, 2015

    Los Angeles: X-Men star Hugh Jackman has announced he will quit the superhero franchise after playing his character Wolverine for one last time. "Wolverine... one last time," Jackman captioned a photograph of his fists, clutching the claws of his famous mutant character, variety.com. However, it's unclear if he will make his final...
  • This Indian classical version of the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' theme song is the best thing you will hear today March 16, 2015

    Indian Jam Project is a collaborative platform where musicians come together to play beautiful Indo-Western adaptations of Television or movie theme songs. And their latest attempt is mind-blowing!With Tushar Lall on the keyboards, Samay Lalwani on the tabla, Sri Sandeep Mishra on the sarangi and Prathamesh Salunke playing the flute,...
  • Grammy-winning Indian musician Ricky Kej wants to work with Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer next February 16, 2015

    Bangalore: Indian musician Ricky Kej, who won the Grammy for his collaborative album 'Winds of Samsara' in the New Age Album category, has expressed his desire to collaborate with international music sensations Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer. "One big artiste, I would like to work with is Pharrell Williams. He is...
  • Scaled back Singapore Open to return next year January 28, 2015

    Singapore: The Singapore Open, once Asia's richest golf tournament, will return next year after a three-year absence but with a vast drop in prize money and without the European Tour on board. The $1 million January 28 to January 31 event will be co-sanctioned by the Asian Tour and the Japan...
  • 'Dragon Blade' trailer: John Cusack, Jackie Chan, Adrien Brody feature in magnum opus set in the Han Dynasty December 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: The first trailer of the upcoming historical action film 'Dragon Blade' starring John Cusack and Jackie Chan has been revealed. In the trailer, Chan is seen proposing an alliance with Cusack's character, reported Ace Showbiz. Chan, 60, is playing the character named Huo An, who is a Commander of...
  • ISL: Atletico de Kolkata take on resurgent Delhi Dynamos December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Atletico De Kolkata will be chasing the elusive 20-point mark, thought to be the minimum number of points needed to get into the Indian Super League (ISL) play offs, when they face a resurgent Delhi Dynamos FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Tuesday. Delhi would not be...
  • ISL can take India to the World Cup one day, says Hans Mulder December 1, 2014

    New Delhi: India can one day realise the dream of competing in World Cup football through consistently organising the Indian Super League, says star Dutch player Hans Mulder, who replaced the celebrated Alessandro Del Piero as skipper of Delhi Dynamos in the inaugural ISL. "Everything is possible, India can one day...
  • ISL 2014: Hosts Delhi Dynamos FC thrash Mumbai City FC 4-1 November 28, 2014

    Delhi Dynamos kept their hopes alive of making it to the top four in the inaugural season of Indian Super League (ISL) as they outclassed Mumbai City FC 4-1 on Friday at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium in New Delhi to move up to fifth spot on the points table, just...
  • FIFA to release statement on World Cup probe November 13, 2014

    Zurcih: FIFA says its ethics committee chairman will release a statement on Thursday on the investigation into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. FIFA says ethics chief Hans-Joachim Eckert will issue a statement at 0900 GMT following an investigation by prosecutor Michael Garcia into the process that led...
  • Air India privatisation not now, says government; AAI, Pawan Hans to be listed on stock market November 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Monday said that Airport Authority of India and Pawan Hans will be listed on the stock market but ruled out the privatisation of Air India as of now. But it can't be ruled out in future and there have been suggestions from...
  • Gurdwara closed in Belgium for harbouring illegal immigrants October 22, 2014

    London: A Gurdwara in Belgium would be shut for a month for allegedly harbouring 11 illegal Indian immigrants, including a minor, authorities said while ordering their deportation. During a recent police raid, eleven illegal immigrants were found in the cellars of an empty building in the town of Vilvoorde. "This is the...
  • Only four people have seen FIFA probe report, says judge September 19, 2014

    FIFA ethics judge HansJoachim Eckert, responsible for deciding whether there was corruption in the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, said only four people have seen the report following an investigation into the decisions. Eckert, who heads the adjudicatory chamber of FIFA's ethics committee, said he hoped to...
  • J&K floods: Indian carriers airlifted over 35,000 people September 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian carriers, including Air India, have so far airlifted over 35,000 stranded passengers and flown 114 tonnes of relief materials to the floodravaged Jammu and Kashmir. While Air India permanently stationed two aircraft to fly out stranded people and patients free of cost from Srinagar and Leh, private airlines...
  • MH17 crash: Ethnic Indian crew's son consoles grandfather July 21, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Tenyearold Hans Singh Sandhu seems to have grown up overnight after his father Sanjid Singh Sandhu, a steward on board the illfated Flight MH17, was killed along with all 297 others on board when the jetliner was shot down in the eastern Ukraine. "Your son is gone but I'm...
  • Robert Pattinson: I have neither been approached for the role of Indiana Jones nor Han Solo June 16, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Pattinson says he hasn't been approached for either Indiana Jones role in a rumoured reboot of the franchise or Han Solo in a "'Star Wars' spinoff. He confirmed the news at a red carpet event for the premiere of his new film 'The Rover' here, reports contactmusic.com. There...
  • Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar' inspired by the movies he watched as a child March 27, 2014

    Las Vegas: It's tough to get writer-director Christopher Nolan to divulge details about the plot of his upcoming sci-fi movie 'Interstellar'. "We're right in the thick of the first cut of the film," he said on stage during a question and answer session at the annual movie-theater convention CinemaCon in Las...
  • Shuttler Arvind Bhat clinches German Open title March 2, 2014

    Mulheim an der Ruhr: Seasoned campaigner Arvind Bhat reached a new high in his badminton career when he defeated Danish Hans-Kristian Vittinghus to clinch the men's singles title of the $120,000 German Open Grand Prix Gold here on Sunday. The Indian veteran struck the form of his life at the age...
  • Kareena Kapoor throws party for her hairstylist on his birthday February 15, 2014

    New Delhi: In a gesture of gratitude, Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor threw a party for her hairstylist Pompy Hans. The hairstylist was called for some work on his birthday to Mehbbob Studio where the actress was shooting for a forthcoming promotional campaign. Kareena also called some of her friends to celebrate...
  • Microsoft considers Ericsson CEO for top job: Reports January 16, 2014

    Microsoft Corp is considering Ericsson Chief Executive Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg reported, citing sources briefed on the software giant's executive search. The dynamic 48yearold Swede fits the bill as a mediasavvy technology fanatic, but his emergence as a leading candidate for the US...
  • Microsoft considering Ericsson CEO as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer: Report January 16, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp is considering Ericsson AB Chief Executive Hans Vestberg as a possible successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg cited sources briefed on the software giant's executive search as saying on Wednesday. Bloomberg did not report on whether the company has reached out to Vestberg, who as CEO...
  • Snowden writes to Germans to seek support in spy row November 1, 2013

    Fugitive US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden has told Germany he is counting on international support to stop Washington's 'persecution' of him for revealing the scale of its worldwide phone and Internet surveillance. In an open letter to a country at the centre of the row over US spying on allies, Snowden...
  • Sonia Gandhi lays foundation stone of AIIMS in Raebareli October 8, 2013

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of Uttar Pradesh's first All India Institute of Medical Sciences complex in her parliamentary constituency. Gandhi, who was accompanied by her daughter Priyanka Vadra, performed "bhoomi pujan" near old sugar mill at Munshiganj after which construction work for the building has...
  • Dramatic rescue: IAF airlifts crashed Pawan Hans helicopter in Uttarakhand September 4, 2013

    The Indian Air Force did a dramatic rescue operation by airlifting a Pawan Hans helicopter which had crashed in the state earlier. ...
  • Asian Tour returns to Vietnam with 500,000 dollar event August 12, 2013

    The Asian Tour will return to Vietnam in September with a $500,000 event and the country's top golfers expect it to boost the Southeast Asian country's hopes of competing when golf makes its Olympic return in 2016. Announcing details of the September 1922 event, Asian Tour executive chairman Kyi Hla Han...
  • Pawan Hans Helicopters failed to collect dues worth Rs 171 crore: CAG August 11, 2013

    Stateowned Pawan Hans Helicopters Limited (PHHL) has not collected dues worth over Rs 171 crore as it lacks a proper system for expeditious recovery of debts, government auditor CAG has said. "There was no system for timely recovery of debts due to which there was huge outstanding of Rs 171.87...
  • FTP: Has getting into a good college become the ultimate challenge for students and parents? July 1, 2013

    Admission to the new four year undergraduate programme would not be an easy task for aspiring candidates as the first cutoff list announced by Delhi University nearly touched the 100 per cent mark with two colleges putting the ceiling at 99.75 per cent. ...