| 2011 | January

  • Michael Jackson’s doctor jailed for four years

    Los Angeles, Nov 30 (): Michael Jackson’s doctor,Conrad Murray was jailed for a maximum four years Tuesday, Nov 29, in Superior Court in Los Angeles for his involuntary manslaughter conviction in the death of pop star. A jury convicted Conrad Murray three weeks ago, finding that he was grossly negligent in the drugs he gave…

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  • Manmohan Singh faces retail reform crisis

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (): India’s Congress party including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party president Sonia Gandhi, met here on Wednesday to discuss how to resolve crisis over controversial retail reform plans. The meeting of the Congress core group was held at the Prime Minister’s 7, Race Course Road official residence. Mr Singh also…

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  • Indian hockey players pull out of World Series Hockey

    New Delhi, Dec 1 ():The World Series Hockey (WSH) suffered a serious set-back after six top Indian players pulled out of the league, citing national commitment. Goalkeepers Bharat Chettri, Sreejesh, ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh, Tushar Khandekar, Sardar Singh and rising star Yuvraj Walmiki assured their parent body Hockey India(HI) that they would not participate in…

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  • HIV AIDS cases on the rise

    November 30 (): AIDS has proven a “formidable challenge” for scientists and public health experts. A World Health Organization-led report said the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) that causes AIDS infects about 34 million people around the world. A quarter of a century of drug development means that for most people who contract the virus, it…

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  • FDI Retail Reform: All-India trade bandh today

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (): The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) called for an all-India trade bandh today in protest against the decision by the government to open the retail market to global supermarket chains. “We have got very good response from across the country and 5 crore traders will not open their shops…

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  • Dhoni to enter Bollywood

    Mumbai, Nov 30 (): Indian cricket captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni is entering Bollywood soon and be seen in John Abraham’s much-delayed project, Hook Ya Crook. Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has been rested for the ODI series against West Indies, will have to provide 15 day call sheet for the shoots, sources said. John and Dhoni…

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  • Bangalore, the best Indian city to live in – Global Survey

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (): Bangalore has been ranked the best Indian city to live in, leaving behind four metros — Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata according to a global survey. The survey separately identified cities with the highest personal safety; ranking was based on internal stability, crime levels, law enforcement effectiveness and the host…

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