| 2012 | January | 16

  • World’s youngest lecturer at 16 in Germany

    Swabia, Jan 16 ():  Carina Lammle who is still in high school is thought to be the youngest lecturer in Germany. She is teaching at the University of Applied Sciences in Biberach. She’s a 11th grader at Biberach’s Pestalozzi Gymnasium. It will be another year-and-a-half before she graduates. She was interested in biology, physics and chemistry…

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  • Shah Rukh Khan,Ranbir to host 57th Idea Filmfare Awards

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (): 57th Idea Filmfare Awards 2011 is planned to be held on the 29th of January at Filmcity, Mumbai. Shahrukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor will host the function. “Yes, Ranbir and Shah Rukh will be hosting Filmfare this year. The script etc hasn’t been finalized as yet” said a source working closely…

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  • Russian Mars probe to crash in Indian Ocean

    Moscow, Jan 16 (): The unsuccessful Russian Mars probe, Phobos-Grunt, is expected to plunge back to Earth somewhere in the Indian Ocean. By 23:00 Saturday (GMT), the 14-tonne spacecraft was circling the planet at a mean altitude of 147km. The crash area pinpointed by Roskosmos is in the Indian Ocean west of Jakarta, but the…

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  • Ranbir,Vidya Balan won 18th Screen Awards

    Mumbai, Jan 16 (): Vidya Balan won the best actress Colors Screen Award for 2011 while Ranbir Kapoor won the best actor award. The awards show which was hosted by Shahrukh Khan, Shahid Kapoor and Sajid Khan, also witnessed SRK win the best actor award (by audience voting). Surprisingly, Deepika Padukone was the audience choice…

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  • Nanban – All izz not well!

    Jan 16 (): When I was watching this movie, my son sitting beside me asked  ‘why did you bring me to watch this old movie?’. He is only 7 and he has seen a few scenes of 3 idiots and does not understand Hindi. That kind of sums up the experience of Nanban for those…

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  • Metro smart cards: Recharge at the entry gate without cash

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (): The Delhi Metro is now planning to install Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) gates that will have a provision to recharge metro smart cards and later withdraw the amount from the card holder’s bank account, officials said. “DMRC is procuring AFC (automatic fare collection) gates with new technologies that will have…

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  • Italian boat tragedy: 130 Indians rescued

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (): 130 Indians were rescued on lifeboats on Sunday from the shipwreck of the cruise liner, Costa Concordia, which hit rocks and badly listed near the Italian island of Giglio, late on Friday. The giant cruise liner sank off Italy’s western coast, in the Tuscan coast, leaving five dead among whom…

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  • Indian students rank 2nd last in global test

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (): India is having more education power houses like IIT and IIM, but when 15-year-old children were taken for Global test it was found that Indians rank second last in the test. The test was conducted on English, Science and Mathematical abilities. Fifteen-year-old Indians were put for the first time on…

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  • India vs Australia: VVS Laxman may have played his last match

    Perth, Jan 16 (): VVS Laxman’s poor performance in the third Test in Perth – which India lost by an innings and 37 runs could ensure he has made his final appearance for the country. Speculation is mounting over the future of Indian batsman V.V.S. Laxman after another unimpressive show at the crease in India’s innings…

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