Kansas

  • Gandhi's great-grandson not seeking re-election to Kansas house 09-05-2014 01:27 PM

    Shanti Gandhi, a great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, isn't going to seek a second term for a Kansas House seat he won in 2012 and instead plans to endorse his Republican primary rival Dick Jones. Gandhi defeated Jones in the 2012 Republican primary campaign thrown into disarray when Shawnee County election...
  • Miley Cyrus hospitalised for allergic reaction, cancels Kansas City show 16-04-2014 01:01 PM

    Reuters: Singer Miley Cyrus cancelled her Tuesday show in Kansas City, Missouri, after being hospitalized for a "severe allergic reaction to antibiotics," the show venue said. Cyrus, 21, was placed on medical rest on doctors' orders, the Sprint Center in Kansas City said in a statement. The singer posted a...
  • Indian-American boy locked in epic Spelling Bee tie 24-02-2014 09:02 PM

    An epic duel running into an astounding 66 rounds between a 13-year-old Indian-American boy and an 11-year-old girl in Missouri ended in a tie as the Spelling Bee organisers actually ran out of words. The battle at a branch of the Kansas City Public Library on Sunday was between Kush...
  • Pilots often head to wrong airports, reports show 10-02-2014 11:46 PM

    Washington: Do you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don't. On at least 150 flights, including one involving a Southwest Airlines jet last month in Missouri and a jumbo cargo plane last fall in Kansas, US commercial air carriers have either landed at the...
  • US: Doctors use surgical glue to save a baby's life 14-06-2013 08:35 AM

    Doctors at the University of Kansas Hospital found a brain aneurysm which was the size of an almond on a blood vessel that is as thin as angel hair pasta. Her surgeon used a microcatheter as thin as a strand of hair to access the aneurysm. ...
  • US: 3 found shot to death inside Kansas home, say police 13-04-2013 05:53 PM

    Topeka: Police says three people have been found shot to death inside a home in Topeka, Kansas. Topeka police Lt Scott Gilchrist says officers and emergency medical responders arrived after getting a 911 call around 9:15 pm CDT on Friday from a woman at the home reporting that several people...
  • US: Great grandson of Gandhi elected to Kansas State Assembly 11-11-2012 10:15 AM

    Washington: A great-grandson of Mahatma Gandhi has been elected to a State Assembly in the United Stated during the general elections held on November 6. Shanti Gandhi, 72, contesting as a Republican Party candidate, defeated his Democratic rival Theodore "Ted" Ensley by nine percentage points for the Kansas's 52nd Assembly...
  • Boeing to cut over 2,000 jobs at US plant 05-01-2012 09:37 AM

    Washington: US aircraft company Boeing has announced its plans to close a massive plant in Wichita in Kansas before the end of 2013, a decision that will affect over 2,100 employees. "The decision to close our Wichita facility was difficult but ultimately was based on a thorough study of the...
  • New round of tornadoes kill 6 more in US 25-05-2011 08:40 AM

    Oklahoma City: Tornadoes have left four people dead in Oklahoma and two in Kansas, officials said on Tuesday. The four confirmed deaths in Oklahoma were in Canadian County, west of Oklahoma City, said Michaelann Ooten, deputy director of the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management. Statewide, there were 60 injuries and...
  • US moves WikiLeaks soldier to Kansas jail 20-04-2011 09:02 AM

    Washington: The Obama administration, under criticism for its treatment of the US soldier accused of leaking secret documents that appeared on the WikiLeaks website, is transferring the detainee to a Kansas jail. Jeh Johnson, the Pentagon's general counsel, said on Tuesday that Bradley Manning was being moved from a Marine...
  • Phobia caused woman to stay in loo for 2 yrs 13-03-2008 11:54 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan Cricket Board's (PCB) new chairman Zaka Ashraf has said that he would not tolerate any groupism or indiscipline from the players. Zaka said he has been informed that some players indulge in sorts of infighting and groupism. "I have been told about this and if this is true...
  • Girl swallows cell phone to hide it 05-02-2007 12:57 PM

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