| 2012 | January

  • Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, changed Bihar

    Patna, Jan 31 (): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar may be smoothly running a coalition government with BJP in Bihar for over six years now, but he has kept a distance from the NDA allies, particularly the saffron party, in the five states currently going for assembly polls. An engineering graduate, Kumar first got a toehold…

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  • Andhra Pradesh Home Secretary B.P. Acharya arrested by CBI

    Hyderabad, Jan 31 (): Andhra Pradesh Home Secretary Bibhu Prasad Acharya was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation here on Monday for his alleged role in the Emaar Properties scam. Mr. Acharya was arrested by the CBI officials in the afternoon after they questioned him since morning at Dilkusha guest house, the camp office…

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  • US Woman gives birth to 14-pound baby without pain medication

    Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): A woman in Iowa gave birth to a baby weighing 13 pounds and 13 ounces, without undergoing surgery or taking any painkillers. Kendall Stewardson’s baby boy, Asher – measuring 23.5 inches – was born last Thursday at Mercy Medical Centre in Des Moines, Iowa. Fifteen months ago, his ‘big’ brother, Judah,…

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  • ‘The Artist’ dog star Uggie to retire from films

    Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): The dog who has appeared in the Golden Globe winning ‘The rtist’ and Robert Pattinson-starrer ‘Water for Elephants’, is going to retire from showbiz. Uggie the dog will quit feature films following his appearances at the first-ever Golden Collar wards on February 13 and the Oscars on February 26, according to…

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  • Space scientists back former ISRO chief Madhavan Nair over govt. ban row

    Bangalore, Jan 31 (ANI): Senior scientists extended strong solidarity with the former chief of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), G. Madhavan Nair, on Tuesday, criticising the government for barring him and three other scientists from holding any state appointments. Earlier in the week, the Central Government had issued a ban on Nair, K Bhaskaranarayana, the…

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  • SC verdict on telecom scam petition not a set back: Narayanswamy

    New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), V Narayanasamy, on Tuesday said the Supreme Court verdict in the telecom scam petition case was not a set back to the government. Narayanasamy said the government would give detail comment after reading the verdict. “After going through the entire judgment…

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  • Peter Andre says Katie Price pleaded for reconciliation

    Washington, Jan 31 (ANI): Peter Andre has claimed that his ex-wife Katie Price begged him to get back together with her but he refused. The former couple – who raise Harvey, nine, Junior, six, and Princess Tiaamii, four, together – divorced in 2009 and although they recently decided to try to maintain an amicable relationship…

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