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  • 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 2, 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. ...
  • DU's second cutoff brings relief for students seeking admission in science courses June 30, 2013

    New Delhi: A few Delhi University colleges released their second cutoff lists on Sunday, with a reduction in marks required for admission to the science courses. Lady Shri Ram College for Women (LSR), Ramjas College and Hans Raj College announced their second cutoff lists for admission to the new fouryear...
  • Mumbai gets seaplane service, cost tantamount to cab fare May 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Life may get a little simpler for Mumbai's millions after a fresh transport option a seaplane that will complete a twohour road journey in 7 minutes which will cost Rs 750 equivalent to the cab fare for the same distance. Operated by a private operator Maritime Energy Heli...
  • Bengal, Pawan Hans sign MoU for chopper, sea-plane services March 19, 2013

    Kolkata: The West Bengal government on Monday inked an MoU with state-run helicopter firm Pawan Hans Ltd. to avail services of sea-planes, helicopters and fixed-wing planes to boost its tourism and industrial potential. "From the beginning, we have tried to fix the services. We have the potential to be a top...
  • Katie Holmes goes topless on beach for new ad March 18, 2013

    London: Actress Katie Holmes has posed topless for a new advertisement for a jewellery brand. The 34-year-old former 'Dawson's Creek' actress is the face of Han Stern's new jewellery collection. Holmes will be promoting the jewellery designer's 'Iris' in the US, reported Daily Mirror. The actress posed in all seductive ways...
  • Shakespeare's works now in Punjabi March 6, 2013

    Mohali: It took a retired history professor two decades of meticulous effort to bring William Shakespeare closer to Punjab. Eighty-two-year Surjit Hans has finally translated all the works, including 38 plays, of the 16th century Bard of Avon into Punjabi. Hans, who taught history at Amritsar's Guru Nanak Dev University and...
  • Saina Nehwal falters in quarterfinal of Korea Open January 11, 2013

    Seoul: World No.3 shuttler Saina Nehwal faltered once again in the women's singles quarterfinal of the USD1 million Korea Open Super Series Premier against Li Han of China here on Friday. The unseeded Li won her first match against Saina in three meetings here at the S.K. Handball Stadium. Li...
  • Babri demolition: SC directs expeditious hearing December 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday directed a Rae Bareily court to expeditiously hear Babri Masjid demolition case against senior BJP leader LK Advani and 19 others against whom charge of criminal conspiracy was dropped by the trial court. Expressing deep anguish over non appearence of the counsel for...
  • Saina enters 2nd round of French Open Super Series October 24, 2012

    Paris: Fresh from her maiden Denmark Open title triumph, India ace Saina Nehwal started her French Open Super Series campaign in style, registering a hardfought win over China's Li Han in women's singles event here on Wednesday. Top seeded Indian saw off her opponent 2111 1621 2119 in a battle...
  • Apple accused of copying clock design September 21, 2012

    New Delhi: The Swiss Federal Railway has accused Apple of copying the design of an iconic station clock for the new iPad clock app in iOS 6, reports Swiss newspaper Blick. Mondaine Group, the company that has held the license since 1986 to make clocks and wristwatches for consumers based on...
  • Lomachenko wins gold in Lightweight boxing August 12, 2012

    London: Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed his South Korean opponent Han Soonchul in the Olympic final of the men's lightweight (60 kg) category to take the gold medal here at the ExCel Arena on Sunday. World Champion Lomachenko pummelled the South Korean in a 199 win as Han's longer reach failed...
  • UK: Man leaves wife's body to decompose at home August 4, 2012

    London: For more than two months, Hans Kristian Rausing went about his business while the corpse of his wife Eva decomposed in their luxury home in central London. And when friends or family asked about Eva, the billionaire's son would give vague replies, never suggesting anything was awry. But the macabre...
  • India has 80 to 100 nuclear warheads: US experts July 24, 2012

    Washington: India is not converting all its weaponsgrade plutonium into warheads, two top American nuclear scientists have claimed, estimating that it currently has 80 to 100 nuclear warheads for its emerging Triad of air, land, and seabased nuclearcapable delivery vehicles. India is estimated to have produced approximately 520 kilograms of weaponsgrade...
  • Poonam Pandey in Kumar Mangat's film and more July 11, 2012

    Mumbai: Ajay Devgn's longtime associate producer Kumar Mangat now has a connection with Poonam Pandey. The model, who is willing to strip for every rhyme or reason, will soon be seen in a film directed by Amit Saxena. The project is being presented by Kumar Mangat. He is known to launch...
  • Delhi University cut offs remain less than 100 pc, just June 26, 2012

    New Delhi: A year after they sparked much hue and cry, Delhi University colleges this year spared students the horror of a 100 per cent cut off percentage, though Hindu college put a ceiling of 99.25 to its cutoff range. The University announced its first cut off list today amid apprehension...
  • Developing nations to face bumpy ride: World Bank June 13, 2012

    Washington: Developing countries should brace for a long period of financial market volatility and weaker growth as tensions rise over a worsening euro zone debt crisis, the World Bank said on Tuesday. Warning the situation in Europe could worsen, the World Bank said in a report that developing nations should prepare...