| 2011 | January | 15

  • NRI lawyer battles to stop financial aid to Pakistan

    London, Dec 15 (): A British lawyer of Indian origin is on a legal battle to get justice for an Indian Army officer who was tortured by Pakistani troops for days, before his mutilated body was handed back. Lawyer, Jas Uppal has launched an international campaign to bring out the troubles of Captain Saurabh Kalia,…

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  • Jayalalithaa slams Kerala over Mullai Periyar in Assembly

    Chennai, Dec 15  () : “Kerala government is spreading rumours that the dam is unsafe only to create panic among people. It is unfortunate that Kerala government is carrying on a mischievous propaganda to draw a political mileage,”  said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Dr Jayalalithaa in her concluding remarks in the special session of Assembly. “At…

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  • India’s billionaires frustrated, want to shift base overseas

    New Delhi, Dec 15 (): In the last one year, many high-profile Indians have been buying homes abroad, especially in London. The list comprises of Bharti’s Sunil Mittal, the Munjals, Ravi Ruia and Sahara’s Subrato Roy. A former top banker based in London says, “Cities like London and Singapore are safe havens and the rule of law…

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  • UP polls: Mulayam Singh hopeful of returning to power

    New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has said that he is confident that his party would sweep the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. Talking to reporters here, Yadav sounded upbeat about his party’s prospects in the state elections that are scheduled to take place next year. Reacting to…

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  • Relentless optimism helps ugly men woo girls

    London, Dec 15 (ANI): Men who have a less blessed appearance often overestimate their looks, which helps them approach more women, a new study has claimed. Despite being at a disadvantage in the looks department, some men are able to snare a partner far more attractive than them through relentless persistence and overblown belief in…

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  • Pakistan Cricket Board opts against using UDRS in England Test series

    Islamabad, Dec 15(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has decided against using the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) in the three-Test series against England in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The technology, however, will be in place for the ODI and Twenty20 matches. PCB chief operating officer Subhan Ahmad said that the UDRS would not…

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  • Oz women in twenties ‘most-tattooed’

    Melbourne, Dec 15 (ANI): Women in their twenties are the most-tattooed Australians, according to a new research findings. A La Trobe University study has revealed that one in three women aged 20 to 29 sports a tattoo. Ribs, waists, feet and the nape of the neck are the new canvas for phrases that last a…

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  • New Alzheimer’s drug may help prevent disease progression

    Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new drug candidate that may be the first capable of halting the devastating mental decline of Alzheimer’s disease has been developed by scientists. The disease causes a steady, irreversible decline in brain function, erasing a person’s memory and ability to think clearly until they are unable to perform simple tasks…

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