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  • Sir Richard Attenborough's life and career through rare photos 5 days ago

    Richard Attenborough, who spent two decades trying to persuade sceptical movie moguls to back a tribute to Mahatma Gandhi and eventually created one of the most successful films of all time, died on Sunday, the BBC reported, citing his son. #3233061 / gettyimages.com The elder brother of naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough,...
  • CJ appeals for monetary help for his only surviving child suferring from Gaucher disease August 11, 2014

    Mohammed Sirajuddin turns citizen journalist to appeal for monetary help to save their only surviving child Ahmed who suffers from a rare genetic disease called Gaucher. A rickshaw puller by profession Sirajuddin has already lost his 4 children to this rare disease. Vandana Anand is helping him file this CJ...
  • Woman suffering from rare disease sheds 'blood tears' July 31, 2014

    A 22-year-old woman in Kota is suffering from a rare disease which leads to shedding of 'blood tears' from the eyes instead of saline water. Doctors at a government hospital in Kota said Lakshaya Bais has been traced out as the third patient suffering from the rarest of rare disease. Professor in...
  • Arun Jaitley to address RBI board on August 9 July 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will address the board of the Reserve Bank in the national capital on August 9 amid expectations that the central bank will complement government actions by reducing rates to boost growth. "The meeting has been scheduled for August 9 where he would be addressing...
  • One man carrying 35 turtles of rare species arrested June 7, 2014

    One man has been arrested in Dehradun with 35 turtles belonging to rare species, state forest officials said on Friday. The accused identified as Kuldeep Kumar was held at a bus depot on Thursday based on a tip-off. Thirty-five turtles of rare species were seized from his possession, state forest department...
  • Aamir Khan starrer 'Raakh' and four other films on PVR Director's Rare lineup this June May 24, 2014

    Aditya Bhattacharya's dark drama 'Raakh' which was supposed to be Aamir Khan's debut film as a lead, will be re-released by PVR Director's Rare in June 2014. The film which also starred Supriya Pathak and Pankaj Kapoor. The film was released in 1989 a year after Aamir's 'Qayamat Se Qayamat...
  • 'Sholay': Behind the scene photos and stills from deleted scenes March 22, 2014

    "Holi kab hai...kab hai holi?" Anyone and everyone who has grown up on a steady diet of Bollywood films will know that this cult dialogue is from the hit '70s film 'Sholay'. The film, which was re-released in theatres in 3D earlier this year, saw a renewed interest in the younger...
  • India expanding nuclear weapon facility: claims US report December 5, 2013

    Washington: A US-based think-tank has claimed that India is expanding its ability to produce highly enriched uranium for military purposes, including more powerful nuclear weapons, citing satellite imagery of an under construction gas centrifuge facility near Mysore. In their latest report, David Albright and Serena Kelleher-Vergantini of the Institute for...
  • Rare solar eclipse can be viewed online November 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A rare hybrid solar eclipse Sunday, which won't be visible from India, can be viewed online. "This is the most interesting eclipse of the year because it is the rare hybrid eclipse in which some sections of the path are annular (where the Moon does not completely block out...
  • TN: 3-month-old baby bursts into flames whenever he sweats August 11, 2013

    Chennai: A three-month-boy bursts into flames whenever he sweats. The child has been suffering from a rare medical condition called Spontaneous Human Combustion. Doctors, however, said there was no cure for this rare condition and could be a result of his skin emitting combustible gases. Rahul first caught fire when he...
  • India Positive: Doctors perform rare heart surgery on 3-month-old in Bangalore July 13, 2013

    Doctors at MS Ramaiah Narayana Hrudayalaya Heart Centre in Bangalore perform a one-of-a-kind heart surgery on a three-month old child. Doctors claim this surgery is the first in India and only the fifth in the world. ...
  • Rarest of rare test needs society's approval: SC February 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The 'rarest of rare case' test is not 'judge centric' but depends on the perception of society and whether it would approve the award of death sentence to those convicted in certain types of crimes, the Supreme Court has held. "Courts award death sentence, because situation demands, due...
  • Beaked whale, world's rarest, spotted in Pacific Ocean November 6, 2012

    Wellington: The world's rarest whale species - the spade-toothed beaked whale has been spotted for the first time by scientists of New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean. "This is the first time a spade-toothed beaked whale has been seen as a complete specimen, and we were lucky enough to find...
  • Rare birds sighted during survey of Kerala coast October 3, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Rare bird species like the Red-necked Phalarope (Pambarakkada) and a tiny wader that swims in open sea have been sighted during the first pelagic bird expedition in southern Kerala. Red-necked Phalarope was recorded in Neendakara in Kollam district for the first time in the Kerala coast, a release said...
  • Rajdeep Sardesai: Yuvraj passes life's test September 15, 2012

    Hello and welcome once again to DRS, my very own personal space where we talk matters cricketing. This week has been a bit of an emotional roller-coaster when it comes to the world of cricket. That moment in Chennai when Yuvraj Singh walked out to first field and bowl, and...
  • Three arrested at IGIA for smuggling rare monkeys September 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Three Dubai-bound foreigners were arrested on Sunday for allegedly smuggling rare species of small monkeys after a simian was found hidden in the undergarments of one of the accused at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi. The passengers identified as Al Dhaheri Hamad, Al Shamsi Mohammed,...
  • I can't wait to step on the field: Yuvraj September 5, 2012

    Mumbai: Yuvraj Singh, who is staging a comeback into international cricket on Saturday after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, said that he is counting the hours daily on his impending return, which he described as a "huge moment" in his life. "It is going to be a huge moment...
  • Yuvraj's inclusion for World T20 surprising August 10, 2012

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts were surprised at Yuvraj Singh's inclusion for the World T20, but hoped the left-hander regains his full fitness. ...
  • Feels like I'm making my debut: Yuvraj August 10, 2012

    Gurgaon: Comeback man Yuvraj Singh feels like a "debutant" as he gears for the 'second innings' of his international career through the T20 format after winning his battle against a rare germ-cell cancer. "It feels as if I am making my debut. I have always believed that T20 is the best...
  • Yuvraj scores 47 in practice game August 1, 2012

    Bangalore: Yuvraj Singh, who is recuperating well from a rare germ cell cancer played a practice match for the first time since his return to field scoring 47 for KSCA XI against India U-19 team which is gearing up for the Youth World Cup. Although it was "purely a practice match"...
  • 'My approach towards the game has changed' July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Almost everyone in this world feel that 'red is the colour of love' but if you are a certain Yuvraj Singh, then you have more reasons to believe that even 'shades of grey' can have a soothing feeling than colour red. Even a year back, Yuvraj would have told...
  • Stop asking me about my illness, urges Yuvraj May 1, 2012

    Chandigarh: Tired of replying to the queries regarding his illness, Yuvraj Singh, recovering from a rare germ cell cancer between his lungs, said it made him feel ill again when people kept asking him about his health. "Don't ask me about my illness. You make me feel as if I am...
  • US: A penny worth more than a million dollars April 21, 2012

    Schaumburg, Illinois: When is a penny worth $1.15 million? When it is a rare experimental penny minted in 1792. The unusual coin was auctioned off on Thursday at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center in suburban Chicago. Officials with Heritage Auctions say Kevin Lipton of Beverly Hills, California, bought the penny on behalf...
  • Yuvraj discharged as chemotherapy ends March 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh, who was undergoing chemotherapy in Boston for a rare germ cell cancer, has been discharged from hospital, the India allrounder revealed on Saturday. The 30-year-old said he has completed the third and final cycle of chemotherapy, and hopes to return to India soon. He has been...
  • Watch the trailer of 'Marley' February 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Bob Marley's universal appeal, impact on music history and role as a social and political prophet is both unique and unparalleled. 'Marley' is the definitive life story of the musician, revolutionary, and legend, from his early days to his rise to international superstardom. Made with the support of...
  • Hemophilia need not mean the end of life April 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Sunday was the World Hemophilia day. Hemophilia is a genetic disorder in which blood doesn't clot when a patient suffering with it gets injured. What's worse is that its a lifelong condition and the treatment is very costly. This is one of the few games Pranay Goyal can...
  • A film festival in Mumbai to showcase rare films April 9, 2011

    Aarohi film society is showcasing a series of extremely rare first films, made by the likes of Vidhu Vinode Chopra, Kundan Shah, Sriram Raghwan, Rajat Kapoor and oter directors. The short films are as follows:- 1.Murder At Monkey Hill (1976/B&W/23 mins) Script & Direction – Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The situation is sparse and...
  • Lost Vatican manuscripts go on display in Dallas January 23, 2011

    Dallas: Rare, lavishly-illustrated manuscripts from the Sistine Chapel that were rescued from Napoleon's army, only to fall under the radar screen of art history for two centuries, on Sunday.go on display. The exhibit at Southern Methodist University's Meadows Museum, which will run until April 23, is the only chance for...
  • Myanmar holds rare elections amid heavy criticism November 7, 2010

    Yangon, Myanmar: Voters in the secretive military-ruled nation of Myanmar cast their first ballots in 20 years on Sunday, as slim hopes for democratic reform faced an electoral system engineered to ensure that most power will remain in the hands of the junta and its political proxies. While it remained unclear...
  • Doctors save toddler with rare genetic disorder October 12, 2010

    New Delhi: Till just a month ago, Baby Tavish was at risk of bleeding to death at the slightest injury. He suffered from what's called Factor 7 deficiency, a rare genetic disorder that affects one in 5 lakh children, who are missing a key liver enzyme. Dr Soin: “For clotting,...