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  • Jaswant Singh still in coma 12 days after head injury Yesterday

    Former Union minister and ex-BJP leader Jaswant Singh is in coma for the 12th day on Tuesday, doctors said. A statement from the Army Hospital (Research and Referral) said Jaswant Singh was still in coma and on ventilator support. "Heart rhythm and BP are normal without medication," it reads. The statement added that...
  • Australia's most wanted terrorist posts picture of boy holding decapitated head, PM calls it barabaric 1 week ago

    Sydney: The photograph of a young boy holding the decapitated head of a slain Syrian soldier and published in Australian media on Monday underscored the barbarity of Islamist State militants, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. The image was posted on Twitter and showed the boy, believed to be the son...
  • Sports federations in India put an age-limit cap on office-bearers July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: As many as 47 out of 54 sports federations in the country have amended their constitution setting 70 years as the age limit for all office bearers, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said during Question Hour, "Out of the 54 National Sports Federations...
  • Head of a religious community receives threat SMS, accused taken into custody July 8, 2014

    Head of a religious community allegedly received threat SMSs from a youth in Muzaffarnagar, following which the accused was arrested at Khatoli town in the district, police said on Tuesday. The religious head received SMSs on his mobile phone on Monday, allegedly threatening to kill him, they said. Irate followers protested over...
  • FIFA World Cup: Turtle Big Head predicts Brazil's win against Croatia June 11, 2014

    Praia do Forte: The animal oracle predictions for the World Cup have begun, with host nation Brazil getting a vote of confidence from its chosen turtle tipster. By making a patriotic choice of food, loggerhead turtle Big Head predicted on Tuesday that the host nation will beat Croatia in the opening...
  • eBay's PayPal head David Marcus steps down to join Facebook; will lead messaging products June 10, 2014

    San Francisco: David Marcus, who has led eBay Inc's fast-growing payments unit PayPal for the past two years, will step down this month to run Facebook Inc's messaging products, the companies announced on Monday. EBay shares fell a little more than 2 percent in trading after hours. Under Marcus, PayPal has...
  • Minor girl rescued from Delhi Police head constable's residence June 3, 2014

    New Delhi: A 14-year-old girl was rescued from the residence of a head constable of Delhi Police. There were injury marks all over her body and a damaged eye. She was allegedly tortured by the police officer. The girl was allegedly living at the head constable's house in RK Puram...
  • Deadly school bullying case shocks Mexico May 24, 2014

    Mexico City: Mexico's President vowed on Friday to launch an all-out battle against a spate of bullying in schools after a 12-year-old boy died from injuries sustained in a beating by classmates. Hector Alejandro Mendez Ramirez died of head trauma at a hospital on Tuesday, one week after schoolmates slammed him...
  • Samsung replaces mobile design head amidst lukewarm respone to the Galaxy S5 May 8, 2014

    Seoul: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, the world's biggest handset maker, has replaced the head of its mobile design team amid criticism of the latest Galaxy S smartphone. Chang Dong-hoon offered to resign last week and will be replaced by Lee Min-hyouk, vice president for mobile design, a Samsung spokeswoman said on...
  • Ishwar Prasad Namburi announced as the head priest of Badrinath May 2, 2014

    With the gates of Badrinath shrine scheduled to be reopened on May 5, Ishwar Prasad Namburi was on Friday formally given charge as the 'Rawal' (head priest) of the famed Himalayan temple. The post was lying vacant ever since former 'Rawal' of the temple B Keshavan Namburi was suspended after his...
  • Sarpanch gunned down by terrorists in J&K ahead of phase 3 of polls April 18, 2014

    Srinagar: In yet another attack on village heads in Jammu & Kashmir, a Sarpanch has been shot dead by suspected terrorists late on Thursday night. The slain Sarpanch has been identified as 45-year-old Mohammad Amin Pandit. In the past his father too was targeted by the terrorists. While the ruling National Conference...
  • Nido Taniam died due to injuries on head and face, says autopsy report February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Arunachal Pradesh student Nido Taniam died due to injuries to his head and face, according to the autopsy report. The reports say that the injuries found on the 20-year-old were reportedly caused by a blunt object. It confirms that severe internal bleeding led to his death following a...
  • Sundar Pichai vs Satya Nadella: Two Indians in the running for the Microsoft CEO post February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Contrary to the Bloomberg report which suggested that Indian-American Satya Nadella may replace long-time Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer as he steps down, a new report has emerged saying that Google's Andorid head Sundar Pichai is the front-runner for the CEO job at Microsoft. Sundar Pichai, the 42-year-old...
  • ACB arrests head constable for taking bribe December 27, 2013

    A head constable was arrested by the Anti-Corruption Bureau for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000 for releasing those who had already received bail, in Bilaspur district of Chhattisgarh today, an official said. "40-year-old Bahadur Ram Bhagat posted at Ratanpur police station was caught red handed accepting a bribe of...
  • HTC names CFO Chialin Chang as head of sales December 16, 2013

    Taipei: Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp has named current CFO Chialin Chang as global head of sales, according to a statement released by the company on Monday. The announcement comes amid waning fortunes for the once-dominant phone maker. In the most recent quarter, HTC posted its first-ever quarterly loss, while earlier...
  • Prince Charles invokes Nehru to highlight Commonwealth's spirit November 15, 2013

    Invoking India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Prince Charles, on Friday, asked Commonwealth nations to bring a "touch of healing" to manage problems facing the world. Inaugurating the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here, Charles said, "Each one of us is here because of the hope and trust we place...
  • CHOGM to begin today, SL human rights violations to top the talks November 15, 2013

    Colombo: After weeks of political friction, Sri Lanka is all set to host the three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which begins on Friday. Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse on Thursday downplayed the absence of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and said that he was satisfied with the presence of...
  • CHOGM to begin amid allegations of rights violations by Sri Lanka November 14, 2013

    The absence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his counterparts from Canada and Mauritius has cast a shadow over the three-day CHOGM summit that begins on Friday amid allegations of human rights violations against the Tamils in Sri Lanka's war against the LTTE. Unfazed by repeated references to the "war crimes"...
  • The Last Word: Is the PM's decision not to attend CHOGM a blunder? November 11, 2013

    Under immense pressure from Tamil parties, the Centre has decided that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not go to Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM). External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will lead Indian delegation at CHOGM. ...
  • TN traders association calls for state bandh against CHOGM on Tuesday November 11, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Traders Association has called for a statewide bandh against India's participation in the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM) on Tuesday. All shops are likely to remain closed as per the bandh call. The head of the association says there are around 4,500 small and large traders...
  • PM not to attend CHOGM in Sri Lanka, Khurshid to represent India: sources November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Under immense pressure from Tamil parties, the Centre has decided that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh won't go to Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM), say government sources. Sources say External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will represent India at CHOGM. Sources in the government say that...
  • No decision yet, but MEA hints PM may skip CHOGM in Sri Lanka November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: It seems the domestic political compulsions have finally forced Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh not to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Colombo between November 13 and 14. The Tamil political parties and even the Congress leaders from Tamil Nadu have managed...
  • As pressure mounts from Tamil parties, PM likely to skip CHOGM November 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Highly-placed government sources have told CNN-IBN that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh may not attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet in Sri Lanka. Sources say the final decision will be taken soon. The Ministry of External Affairs is expected to release an official statement on the issue later...
  • DMK chief Karunanidhi appeals to PM to boycott CHOGM November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: DMK chief Karunanidhi on Friday appealed to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh once again to boycott the Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) meet in Sri Lanka. "The Prime Minister has a conscience, enough if acts according to his conscience. I did not threaten on withdrawing support. It's been...
  • Cong leadership meets to discuss PM's participation in CHOGM November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress top leaders met on Friday to decide on whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh should participate in Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) meet in Sri Lanka. A meeting of the Congress Core Group headed by party president Sonia Gandhi deliberated over the issue for more than one hour...
  • Congress Core Group to decide on PM's visit to Sri Lanka for CHOGM November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: There is still no certainty over whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will go to Colombo to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM). The Congress Core Group is likely to take a final decision on Friday. This even as the DMK on Thursday rejected a compromise formula for...
  • Compromise plan on the cards for PM's Sri Lanka visit for CHOGM November 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Uncertainty continues over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Sri Lanka for the Commonwealth Heads of State Meeting (CHOGM). Sources have now told CNN-IBN that the External Affairs Ministry has proposed a compromise plan where the Prime Minister makes a short stop at Jaffna before he heads to...
  • The Last Word: Should the Prime Minister attend the CHOGM summit in Colombo? November 5, 2013

    Two more central ministers have spoken out against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Sri Lanka to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in view of their alleged atrocities on Tamils. The government is yet to decide whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the CHOGM summit Nov...
  • SL Northern Province CM urges PM Manmohan Singh to visit the country November 1, 2013

    While there is opposition in India over Prime Minister's Manmohan Singh's Sri Lanka visit for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting on November 15, pressure is also coming from the CM of the Northern Province who has written to Manmohan Singh urging him to visit. In his letter CM Wigneswaran thanked...
  • Split within UPA as Chidambaram opposes PM's Lanka visit for CHOGM November 1, 2013

    New Delhi: There is a divide within the Congress and the government over Prime Minister Manmohan Singh attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting on November 15 in Sri Lanka. Sources say that Finance Minister P Chidambaram as a Tamil MP feels that the government must factor in state interests....