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  • 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...
  • US reports third case of deadly MERS virus May 18, 2014

    Washington: A third case of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus infection has been found in the US, the country's Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Saturday. The patient is an Illinois man who had close contact with the country's first confirmed case of MERS virus infection...
  • Rajasthani folk music group 'Barmer Boys' on a two-week US trip April 19, 2014

    Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India's desert state of Rajasthan, the "Barmer Boys" are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour. Barely in their 30s and yet seasoned performers of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, the group, during its...
  • How sniffer dogs detect explosives decoded, claims Scientists March 2, 2014

    Scientists have unravelled the science behind how dogs detect actual explosives and differentiate them from other closely resembling compounds. The study found the canines react best to the actual explosive and do not respond to odours 'similar' to explosives and would detect only the real explosive. "Appropriately, dogs that are trained to...
  • 3 killed, 20 injured in multiple vehicle crash on icy Indiana highway January 24, 2014

    At least three people were killed and more than 20 injured in multiple crashes involving nearly four dozen vehicles Thursday afternoon along an ice-slicked interstate highway in northwest Indiana, officials said. Forty-six vehicles, including 17 tractor-trailers and two other trucks, crashed in icy conditions, shutting down eastbound Interstate 94 near Michigan...
  • Disney secures rights for future 'Indiana Jones' films December 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has gained marketing and distribution rights for any future 'Indiana Jones' films under an agreement with Paramount Pictures, the studio that released the first four movies in the blockbuster franchise. Paramount, a unit of Viacom Inc (VIAB.O), will retain distribution rights to the original four...
  • US: 2 Indian-American shop owners shot dead during robbery attempt in Indiana September 7, 2013

    Two Indian-Americans running a grocery store in the US state of Indiana have been shot dead by masked men during a robbery attempt, sending shock waves among the Sikh community in the country. The victims have been identified as 55-year-old Jagtar Singh Bhatti from Preet Nagar in Jalandhar and 20-year-old Pawan...
  • US: Indian doctor, wife plead guilty to tax evasion January 9, 2013

    New York: An Indian doctor and his wife have pleaded guilty to charges of federal tax evasion and to illegally distributing weight loss medicines to patients, agreeing to pay nearly USD 5.2 million in restitution. Rakesh Anand, 57, a licensed physician in Indiana and Illinois and Meena Anand, 53, entered...
  • US: Man accidentally shot dead by 3-year-old son July 15, 2012

    Indianapolis: An Indiana father watching television with his children was accidentally shot to death by his 3-year-old son after the boy found a loaded handgun nearby, police said on Saturday. Michael Payless, 33, was found dead in the southern Indiana town of Salem on Friday night. Payless was watching television with two...
  • Eastern US storms kill 12; millions lose power July 1, 2012

    Washington: Millions of people across the eastern United States baked in record heat on Saturday after deadly thunderstorms downed powerlines from Indiana to Maryland, killing at least 12 people and leaving over 3 million homes and businesses without power. Emergencies were declared in Washington DC, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia because...
  • American brewery apologises over 'Kali-Ma' beer May 15, 2012

    Washington: An American brewery company has apologised for naming a beer after Hindu goddess Kali and said it is currently scrambling to rename the product, amidst protest in the Indian parliament. The 'Kali Ma' beer which was scheduled for launch on Tuesday has now been postponed till the Portland-based company Burnside...
  • US mother sends 17-year-old with gun to school May 8, 2012

    Washington: A woman in the US state of Indiana sent her gay son to school with a stun-gun to counter students bullying him. Chelisa Grimes did it after administrators apparently didn't do enough to stop the bullying against her son. The mother says she will do it again - even...
  • Rescue continues in US tornado zone, 39 dead March 4, 2012

    Kentucky: Rescue teams and residents combed through storm-wracked towns to assess damage on Saturday from a chain of tornadoes that cut a 1,000-mile swath of destruction from the Midwest to the Gulf of Mexico, as the death toll crept up to at least 39 people. The fast-moving twisters spawned by massive...
  • Tornadoes slam US Midwest, at least 27 dead March 3, 2012

    Indianapolis: Powerful tornadoes ripped through the US midsection on Friday, killing at least 27 people in Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio as they splintered homes, damaged a prison and tossed around vehicles across the region. At least 13 people were killed in southern Indiana, another 12 in neighbouring Kentucky and two more...
  • 3 trains collide in US, no casualties reported January 7, 2012

    In a freak accident in the US, three freight trains crashed in Northwest Indiana on Friday. One of them was ferrying highly flammable material. The accident occured when one of the trains rear-ended another that had stopped on the tracks for unknown reasons. The crash triggered an explosion. Firefighters struggled...
  • US cops close on heels of Indian-American's killers June 21, 2009

    Washington: US police said they are following some "good" tips in the case of the shooting death of Gurjeet Singh, an Indian American gas station clerk in Gary, Indiana and hope to arrest the suspects. Gurjeet Singh, 26, who worked at his uncle Randy Singh's gas station, was shot dead...
  • Answers and winners of The Really Tough Movie Quiz June 7, 2008

    Last week, in The Really Tough Movie Quiz, we asked you how well you know your Indiana Jones movies. Here are the answers and winners of the quiz. Ques 1) In Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, Indy retrieves the Ark and subsequently sails off on a ship...
  • Masand's Verdict: Indiana Jones, an enjoyable watch May 31, 2008

    Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Shia LaBeouf, Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Jim Broadbent, Igor Jijikine You're going to hear lots of different reactions to the new Indiana Jones movie. Many are going to love it, and for so many others it will inevitably fall short of expectations....
  • What's playing at the theatres this Friday May 30, 2008

    This Friday's new releases. After all most two decades Indiana Jones is back with the Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. In Bollywood, star son Sikander Kher makes his debut with Woodstock Villa. You can also opt for a romantic comedy, Hastey Hastey. ...
  • Harrison Ford gets waxed to save forests May 22, 2008

    Actor Harrison Ford of Indiana Jones fame is getting waxed in a bid to raise awareness about the effect of deforestation on global warming, a Conservation International initiative. ...
  • Oil well at the backyard of an Indiana family May 20, 2008

    New Delhi: A family in Indiana is trying to strike it rich with an oil well in their own backyard. ...
  • Cannes: New Indiana Jones film premieres | Read blog May 20, 2008

    Cannes: On Sunday, the 'professor of adventures' Indiana Jones returned to the big screen and the red carpet after 19 long years for the premiere of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal Skull at Cannes. Apart from the actor-director duo of Harrison Ford and Steve Speilberg, there was Ford's...
  • Obama sweeps N Carolina, Hillary manages to get Indiana May 7, 2008

    Washington:> Senator Barack Obama claimed victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, but the contest in Indiana was too close to call. Early returns in Indiana showed Senator Hillary Clinton with a commanding lead, but as results came in through the evening, that lead narrowed considerably. With 85 per cent of Indiana precincts...
  • Hillary, Obama battle it out in Indiana May 7, 2008

    New Delhi: The last big states, Indiana and North Carolina are to hold democrat primaries voting on Tuesday. With Senator Barack Obama and Senator Hillary Clinton running neck-and-neck in the polls, it could be a fight to the finish. ...
  • Obama regains ground ahead of Indiana primary May 6, 2008

    New Delhi: Barack Obama leads Hillary Clinton in the latest CBS News/New York Times poll released on Sunday. It shows him leading Hillary by 12 points — 50 per cent to 38 per cent — up from an eight-point lead in a survey released early last week. The change came...
  • Hollywood's brings action-comedy mix this summer November 6, 2008

    Mumbai: From tickling your funny bone to promising plenty of action, there is lots on offer from Hollywood this summer. Here's a look at some of the major international summer releases, which are all set to heat things up. Hollywood is all set to tickle your funny bone this summer, while...
  • Official 'playlist' at the Cannes Film Festival out April 24, 2008

    New Delhi: It's official now! Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Harisson Ford will make a trip to the French Croisette next month for the world premiere of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which will have its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. The much-anticipated fourth...
  • Sneak peek: Harrison Ford returns as Indiana Jones February 19, 2008

    Steven Spielberg and Harrison Ford team up yet again for the latest in the series of Indiana Jones, the Kingdom of Crystal Skull. After about 19 years, Harrison Ford returns as Indiana Jones in the latest of the adventures series titled Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of Crystal skull. Set...