Fielding

  • Cairn says Rajasthan block holds 1-3 Trillion cubic feet of gas reserves 3 days ago

    After oil, Cairn India's prolific Rajasthan block holds significant natural gas reserves, estimated at 1-3 Trillion cubic feet (Tcf), over half of which can be produced. Cairn has so far made 36 discoveries in the Rajasthan block, including the biggest onland oil field of Mangala. It made a significant gas discovery...
  • India's Manjul Bhargava wins prestigious Fields Medal in Mathematics 1 week ago

    Indian origin number theorist Manjul Bhargava has been awarded the prestigious Fields Medal, often known as the Nobel Prize of Mathematics. Born of Indian parents who migrated from Jaipur in the late 1950s, Bhargava is one of the four who was chosen for this award, given once every four years...
  • Indian-origin academician Manjul Bhargava wins 'Nobel Prize of Maths' August 13, 2014

    New York: Two Indian-origin academicians have won prestigious global prizes in the field of mathematics with one of them being awarded the Fields Medal, known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics". Manjul Bhargava won the Fields Medal while Subhash Khot won the Rolf Nevanlinna Prize, awarded by the International Mathematical Union...
  • Body of a 12-year-old girl found lying naked in fields, police suspect murder after rape August 8, 2014

    The naked body of a 12-year-old girl was found lying in a field in a village in Bijnor, police said on Thursday. The girl had gone out into the fields in search of her brother on Thursday morning in Mundala village. When she did not return after long, relatives began a...
  • GM crops are not for consumption till field trials declare them safe: Prakash Javadekar August 7, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said that the genetically modified crops are not for consumption till field trials declare them safe. "Precautions must be taken for such trials," said the Minister. ...
  • Heavy rainfall continues in Nashik July 30, 2014

    Nashik: Normal life was hit as incessant rains continued to lash the city for the third consecutive day, with the district recording 862.70 mm rainfall in last 24-hours. Nashik recorded 70.2 mm rain during last 30-hours ended on Tuesday evening, while 58 mm rain was recorded in catchment areas of Gangapur...
  • Field trial of GM crops a suggestion, not decision: Javadekar July 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi government is coming under pressure from its ally, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, as two outfits linked to the Sangh have now demanded that the Centre put a ban on field trials of genetically modified crops. Sources said that the outfits have been assured that the...
  • Mumbai Gas leak: ONGC halts drilling operations, all workers evacuated July 20, 2014

    Mumbai: 48 personnel have been evacuated after a high pressure, highly inflammable gas leak took place at a well that the state-owned ONGC was drilling at its prime Mumbai High oil and gas fields, off Mumbai coast on Saturday evening. Drilling operations have been temporarily stopped at the refinery and efforts...
  • Kurds seize Iraq oilfields, ministers pull out of government July 12, 2014

    Baghdad / Kirkuk: Kurdish forces seized two oilfields in northern Iraq and took over operations from a state-run oil company on Friday, while Kurdish politicians formally suspended their participation in Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government. The moves escalated a feud between the Shi'ite-led central government and the autonomous Kurdish region driven...
  • Intel working on models in security and surveillance field June 28, 2014

    Coimbatore: Intel, a world leader in computing innovation, is working on designing various models in the field of security and surveillance across the country and is in dialogue with some state governments, a top company official said on Thursday. Since security is becoming a major concern in every field, be...
  • Three of a family electrocuted in agricultural field, die on the spot June 14, 2014

    Three members of a family were electrocuted in an agricultural field in Khajura village of the district, police said on Friday. A middle-aged farmer couple and their 16-year-old daughter were electrocuted in an agricultural field in Khajura village of Karwar police station area yesterday, they said. The incident took place when the...
  • Woman, son killed by sky lightning in Sisola village June 12, 2014

    A 45-year-old woman was killed on Wednesday while her son suffered burn injuries when they got struck by a sky lighting in Sisola village, about 55 km from Bundi. Santrabai Meena was in her field along with her 20-year-old son Mayaram when it started raining, police said. The duo took shelter under...
  • ONGC moves Delhi HC against RIL over alleged gas theft May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: State-owned oil and gas major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has moved the Delhi High Court against Mukesh Ambani's Reliance Industries. The ONGC has accused the RIL of exploiting substantial gas from its natural gas block. The two companies have been involved in a face-off for the last...
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Rare love story disguised as a big-budget superhero film May 12, 2014

    Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Sally Field, Chris Cooper Director: Marc Webb 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' opens not long after the events of the 2012 franchise reboot that ended with Peter Parker promising a dying Captain Stacy to stay away from his daughter for her own protection. It's...
  • Moily planning to give oil field to Essar cheaply: AAP alleges April 16, 2014

    Firing a fresh salvo against the UPA government, Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday alleged that Union Oil and Petroleum Minister Verappa Moily is planning to give an oil field off Bombay High to the Essar Group at dirt-cheap price. Party leader Prashant Bhushan said this move will result in the government...
  • Modi uses Field Marshal Manekshaw's name, says Congress is communal April 3, 2014

    Ghaziabad: Starting his speech by paying homage to Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw on his 100th birth anniversary, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate once again tore into the Congress accusing it of playing communal politics. Addressing a rally on Thursday in Indirapuram area of Ghaziabad from where...
  • LS polls: War of words turns ugly, Congress says Modi mentally retarded February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The war of words between Congress and BJP is turning into a bitter feud with both parties not missing a chance to hit its opponent below the belt. After BJP prime ministerial Narendra Modi slammed Congress President Sonia Gabdhi for 'zeher ki kheti' (fields of poison) remark, it was...
  • Sonia attacks BJP, says it's trying to cultivate 'fields of poison' February 1, 2014

    Gulbarga (Karnataka): Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the war of words have begun between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party with the parties blaming each other and using phrases for each other. Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday hit out at the BJP and the party's prime ministerial...
  • Chemical weapons watchdog discusses Syria mission January 30, 2014

    The international chemical weapons watchdog will be meeting on Thursday to discuss slow progress in its mission to destroy Syria's poison gas and nerve agent program by the end of June. In a note prepared last week for the behind-closed-doors meeting of the executive council of the Organisation for the Prohibition...
  • London Zoo launches 5.7 mn pound project to save Indian lions January 26, 2014

    The London Zoo is coming to the rescue of India's endangered Gir lions with a 5.7-million-pound project as part of international efforts to save the Asian breed of the big cat. The project by the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) that runs London Zoo includes plans to increase the size of...
  • India shuts down South Sudan oilfields, evacuates employees December 23, 2013

    New Delhi: India on Monday evacuated all its oil employees from strife-torn South Sudan and shut down oilfields amid escalating violence in the world's youngest nation. All 11 executives working on 40,000 barrels per day Greater Nile Oil Project and Block 5A were airlifted, a top source with direct knowledge...
  • Singer-actress Monica Dogra curates luxury music fest December 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Singer-actress Monica Dogra turns curator for the first edition of a boutique luxury music festival called Magnetic Fields. She says the fest will be "dream-like". Midival Punditz, Kutle Khan, Blot, The Bicycle Days and Kohra are some of the performing artists who will set the mood with their...
  • I never cared about my life, says Robbie Williams December 1, 2013

    London: Singer Robbie Williams did not care if he died at the height of his drug addiction. The 39-year-old star, who has 14-month-old daughter Teddy with wife Ayda Field, had given up on life but now he has a much more positive outlook towards his life, reported Contactmusic. "I'd given...
  • Sun's magnetic field about to flip any time now November 16, 2013

    A big solar event is about to happen and will impact the entire solar system, including Earth. According to NASA's calculations the sun's vast magnetic field is about to flip and in August NASA said that it could happen in three to four months from then, which means the event...
  • Helen Fielding reveals why Mark Darcy has been killed in ‘Mad About The Boy’ October 10, 2013

    'Mad About The Boy' - the third book in the popular Bridget Jones franchise is set to release this week. It is being said that the character of Mark Darcy has been killed in the book, and it is getting some strong reactions worldwide. CNN-IBN's Sanjay Suri spoke to its...
  • Sun's magnetic field about to flip, could affect Earth's climate October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sun's magnetic field is soon going to flip by 180-degrees which could lead to changes in climate, storms and even disrupt satellites, scientists have warned. The Sun's magnetic field changes polarity approximately every 11 years. It happens at the peak of each solar cycle as the Sun's...
  • Iraq: 8 dead after deadly bomb blast hits soccer field October 4, 2013

    A bomb exploded near a soccer field while teenagers were playing south of Baghdad, the deadliest of three attacks that left eight dead in Iraq on Thursday, according to authorities. The blast struck in Madain, a mixed town of Sunni and Shiite Muslims about 25 kilometers (15 miles) southeast of the...
  • Bridget Jones 3: Mark Darcy is dead, fans mourn, expectations mount September 30, 2013

    Mark Darcy: 1956 - 2008. Say what? Mark Darcy is dead? Bridget Jones is a widow. This alarming revelation had Bridget Jones fans all teary-eyed as The Sunday Times published an excerpt from Helen Fielding's 'Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy' - the third in the series - which is...
  • China kicks off major military exercise September 10, 2013

    Beijing: China on Tuesday kicked off a major military exercise to test battle readiness of the world's largest standing army "under real war circumstances" that would also test the logistic ability of moving its troops. 'Mission Action 2013 A', the first phase of the military exercises, began in eastern and southern areas...
  • Google's startup brings sightseeing app to Glass August 22, 2013

    San Francisco: Google Glass, a spectacle-like computing device drawing lots of attention, can serve as an automated tour guide with the help of a new application from a little-known startup hatched within the Internet's most powerful company. The app, called "Field Trip," is being released Wednesday by Google-owned Niantic Labs for...