Replacement

  • North Korea leader Kim JongUn replaces his defence minister June 25, 2014

    Seoul: North Korea's leader Kim JongUn has replaced his defence minister, a report said on Wednesday. The latest in a series of senior military reshuffles since Kim came to power in late 2011. General Hyon YongChol replaced Jang JongNam as Minister of the People's Armed Forces, the South's Yonhap news...
  • Apple offers to replace faulty power button on your iPhone 5 for free April 26, 2014

    San Francisco: Apple has offered to replace faulty onoff buttons on the iPhone 5, a rare glitch that it said on Friday affected "a small percentage" of the previousgeneration smartphones. Apple said on its usersupport page that "iPhone 5 models manufactured through March 2013 may be affected by this issue," in...
  • Assam: At least 38 voting machines replaced in three LS seats April 12, 2014

    At least 38 electronic voting machines have been replaced so far during the elections for three Lok Sabha seats in Assam on Saturday due to different types of malfunctioning. According to the Returning Officers of Silchar, Karimganj and Autonomous District constituencies, maximum number of problems in the machines were detected during...
  • Badrinath replaces Laxman for NZ Tests August 19, 2012

    Subramaniam Badrinath has been named as a replacement for VVS Laxman for the two-Test series against New Zealand starting August 23 in Hyderabad. "The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named S. Badrinath as VVS Laxman's replacement in the Indian team for the Test series against New Zealand, which commences at Hyderabad...
  • McDermott added to Aus squad for UAE August 16, 2012

    Alister McDermott is set to follow his father Craig into international cricket after being added to Australia's squad for the one-day series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates. The 21-year-old McDermott, who was the leading wicket-taker in Australia's domestic one-day competition last season, replaces Clint McKay in the squad for...
  • Southee replaces Gillespie in NZ Test squad July 14, 2012

    Basseterre, St. Kitts: Fast bowler Tim Southee has been drafted into the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies starting later this month. The right-arm pacer had been originally named in the Twenty20 and one-day international squads but has now been named to replace Mark Gillespie, who...
  • Irfan to replace Vinay on Sri Lanka tour July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Allrounder Irfan Pathan has been recalled to India's limited-overs squad for the tour of Sri Lanka after R Vinay Kumar was ruled out on Friday due to a hamstring injury. "R Vinay Kumar suffered a Grade I right hamstring injury while training on 12th July, 2012. He will hence...
  • RCB sign Parameswaran to replace Aravind May 5, 2012

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore have signed left-handed paceman Prashanth Parameswaran from Kerala as a replacement for the injured S Aravind in the ongoing Indian Premier League. Parameswaran will join the squad at the earliest, the RCB said in a statement on Saturday. "We are happy with the induction of Parameswaran in...
  • Smith to replace Johnson at Mumbai Indians May 2, 2012

    New Delhi: West Indies allrounder Dwayne Smith has signed up with Mumbai Indians as a replacement for Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson and would be joining the IPL team on Thursday. Smith, who had played for Mumbai Indians during the inaugural edition of IPL and represented Deccan Chargers in the next...
  • Tata to replace starter motors in Nano models December 26, 2011

    Mumbai: India's Tata Motors is upgrading the starter motor of all old Nano models to the one installed in its new 2012 edition, launched in November, a spokesman said on Monday. The replacement being offered to all customers, free of cost, was not due to any safety concerns, he said. A starter...
  • Computers replacing dogs' place in your life July 27, 2011

    London: Personal computers are fast taking over the place of human beings' long time best friend, the family dog, a British study has found. Researchers have found just six percent of us believe that "most people rely more on their dog than they do on their PC," while 67 percent think...
  • First virtual knee surgery in Mumbai May 23, 2011

    Mumbai: This may seem like something out of a movie, but virtual surgery has just made a mark in Mumbai. 61-year-old Neena Aggarwal is patient who has started walking - after a decade- thanks to this latest advancement. Neena suffered with severe osteoarthritis which resulted in bow shaped legs, and...
  • Jordan's king appoints new PM after protests February 1, 2011

    Amman: King Abdullah of Jordan, a close US ally, replaced his prime minister on Tuesday following protests inspired by mass demonstrations in Tunisia and Egypt, but the opposition dismissed the move as insufficient. Abdullah asked Marouf Bakhit, a conservative former premier with a military background, to head the government after accepting...
  • Starting HRT early raises breast cancer risk January 29, 2011

    Washington: Women who start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) as they begin to go through menopause have a higher risk of breast cancer than women who start taking the drugs later, researchers reported on Friday. The findings, published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, help answer lingering questions about just...
  • "Freida Pinto has not replaced Ash" January 10, 2011

    Reports of Frieda replacing Aishwarya Rai as the ambassador. came up after the she featured in the company's new television commercial. "We are shocked and surprised to read in some sections of the media/press about Ms. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan being replaced as the face of L'Oreal Paris," said an official statement...
  • Pain in the back? Replace that backbone January 8, 2008

    New Delhi: It is a spine surgery with a difference. It is a part of India's first artificial spinal disc replacement using a new implant called Prodisc C — short for cervical — approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just last month. Experts say this replacement surgery...
  • Users throng Nokia centres for batteries | Your voice August 17, 2007

    New Delhi: There is confusion among Nokia cell phone owners. Several users are lining up in front of Nokia showrooms and service centres to get the faulty batteries changed. Nokia earlier had recalled its branded BL-5C batteries due to complaints of overheating caused while charging. And Nokia had even advised that users...
  • Stem cell therapy can cure Subash April 30, 2007

    New Delhi: Medical biotechnology holds much promise for five-year-old Subash, the only son of a couple in Chennai, who is suffering from a potentially fatal form of leukemia. The need of the hour for Subash is a stem cell therapy, a procedure that involves a bone marrow transplant. But the bone...
  • Help pours in for Chennai boy April 30, 2007

    Chennai: He wants to be a pilot when he grows up and contributions to make that possible are pouring in from across the world. So is love and support for five-year-old Subash, who's suffering from acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Subash needs to undergo a stem cell transplantation. People from places as...
  • Donate! Save 5-yr-old Subash April 30, 2007

    A Chennai-based doctor and his wife are fighting for funds to keep their son Subhash alive, a leukemia patient. ...
  • Donate: Save 5-year-old Subash June 20, 2007

    Chennai: A Chennai-based doctor and his wife are fighting for funds to keep their son Subash alive. Five-year-old Subhash suffers from acute lymphoblastic leukemia. His only hope now is an unrelated stemcell transplant, a procedure that's only available outside India and will cost his parents nearly Rs 1.4 crore, the kind...
  • Hormone therapy safe for younger women April 4, 2007

    Chicago: Younger women may be able to safely take hormone replacement therapy to treat menopause symptoms based on a new analysis of a big US study that had raised alarms about health risks and driven down sales of treatment drugs, according to a report released on Tuesday. A second look at...
  • UP DGP quits after EC reshuffle order June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh DGP Bua Singh sought voluntary retirement on Wednesday after the Election Commission ordered restructuring of top police and civil administrative machinery in the state ahead of the crucial polls. The DGP says he felt "humiliated" following the EC directive for his replacement ahead of the Assembly polls. Earlier...
  • Utsav: Knee deep in Navratra revelry October 1, 2006

    Mumbai: They may well be past their prime, but nothing in the world can stop a group of Mumbai's senior citizens from celebrating dandiya - not even knee replacement surgery. The entire group of senior citizens having a ball at a dandiya have had their knees replaced at a private...
  • Raikkonen named to replace Schumi September 26, 2006

    Monza, Italy: Kimi Raikkonen was on Sunday named to replace the retiring Michael Schumacher at Ferrari next season. The 26-year-old Finnish driver moves over from McLaren-Mercedes, where he is finishing his fifth season. Ferrari made the announcement after Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix, in which Schumacher and Raikkonen finished 1-2. Raikkonen signed a...