| 2011 | January

  • Eiffel Tower could become world’s largest tree

    Paris, Nov 30 (): Transforming Eiffel Tower into the world’s tallest tree is the major plan of the city of Paris, says the newspaper Le Figaro today. The mega project is to cover the iconic structure of the tower which is at a height of 327-metre with plants. The paper said there are plans to…

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  • Prince William saves seamen in dramatic air rescue

    London, Nov 28 (): Prince William, known as Flight Lt. William Wales in Britain’s Royal Air Force took part in the rescue of Russian sailors whose cargo ship sank in the Irish Sea early Sunday. Authorities said five people remain missing after the Cook Islands-registered Swanland cargo ship, which had eight people on board and…

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  • Flexible,soft robot crawls in tight spaces

    Los Angeles, Nov 29 (): A “soft” robot has been created by George Whitesides of Harvard University in Cambridge. Inspired by squid and starfish, the flexible robot can crawl, undulate, and squeeze under obstacles. It can move under small gaps, could help rescue workers, safely explore earthquake-hit areas or toxic waste spills. These flexible robots…

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  • Ashwin chosen for Dilip Sardesai Award

    New Delhi, Nov 28 (): The BCCI announced on Monday that off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will receive the Dileep Sardesai award for being the best cricketer and for becoming the Man of the Series in the recently concluded three-match Test series against the West Indies. “R Ashwin wіll receive thе Dilip Sardesai Chοісе fοr being India’s…

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  • Yuvraj Singh has non-malignant tumour – Mother reveals

    New Delhi, Nov 27 (): On Saturday, Yuvraj’s mother, Shabnam, revealed the reason for Yuvraj not participating in the upcoming home one-day series against the West Indies. She said Yuvraj Singh is seeking treatment for a non-malignant tumour on his left lung. “The last few months have been extremely tough for my son, Yuvraj. After…

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  • Ustad Sultan Khan, Sarangi player dead

    Mumbai, Nov 28 (): Sarangi maestro and vocalist, Ustad Sultan Khan, the man who was known for his mesmeric playing of the instrument that defined melancholy, passed away in Mumbai on Sunday due to kidney failure. The 71-year-old Padma Bhushan musician is survived by his wife, son Sabir Khan and daughters, Reshma and Sehra. He…

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  • Occupy LA protesters defy eviction deadline

    Los Angeles, Nov 28 (): Hundreds of Occupy LA protesters have crammed onto the City Hall lawn early Monday morning, defying a 12:01 a.m. deadline to leave the site has passed. Protesters had been in place for almost 60 days. They were given until midnight local time (0800 GMT) to leave. Meanwhile, hundreds of occupy…

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  • Muslims join anti Koodankulam protest

    Chennai, Nov 27 (): P Abdul Sadar, general secretary, Manithaneya Makkal Katchi, who hails from Kalpakkam and SM Bakkar, president, India Towheed Jamaath joined the protests against Koodankulam agitation. The Department of Atomic Energy and Centre were painting it as a Church backed protest funded by agencies outside India. The Manithaneya Makkal Katchi(MMK) party was…

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  • Mayakkam Enna – Review

    Chennai, Nov 27 (): Selvaraghavan joins hands with his national award winning brother Dhanush, for the fourth time, the movie is bound to be an exceptional one. Mayakkam Enna is an emotion-filled story that shows varied feelings of a man. CAST AND CREW: Starring: Dhanush, Richa, Sundar Ramu Director: Selvaraghavan Producer: Gemini Film Circuit Banner:…

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