| 2012 | January | 30

  • World’s oldest meteorite crater discovered in Greenland

    Washington, June 30 (): An international team of scientists has reported a discovery of  the Earth’s oldest meteorite crater in Greenland which is thought to have formed some three billion years ago. The crater is found near the town of Maniitsoq in Greenland. The crater that currently measures 60-mile-wide (or 100 km) from one side…

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  • Sri Lanka raids office of pro-opposition news websites

    Colombo, June 30 (): Media freedom has always been a huge concern in Sri Lanka. The country shows its ugly face yet again by showcasing it as one of the world’s most dangerous countries for journalists. An independently running and pro-opposition office of two news websites have been raided by Sri Lankan Police. The Police…

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  • Salman Khan launches online petition for Sarabjit’s release

    Mumbai, Jun 30 (): Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has written an online petition asking for the release of Sarabjit Singh, who has been in a Pakistan jail since 1990 over his supposed role in the Lahore serial blasts. In his online petition on popular social network, Facebook, Salman Khan has written- “For over 20 years,…

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  • Pranab starts his campaign with blessings of Karunanidhi

    Chennai, Jun 30 (): The Congress-led UPA’s candidate, Pranab Mukherjee began his campaign for the forthcoming presidential polls on Saturday from Chennai after meeting the DMK chief M Karunanidhi. Mr Mukherjee, who was welcomed by the DMK, started the campaign after having the blessings of the DMK veteran leader. He said that he has been…

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  • RiRi working out to stay active

    London, June 30 (ANI): Rihanna, who has one of the most admired bodies in the world, has to work hard to maintain her trim figure. The star was spotted heading for a tough workout at a London gym at 10pm, after having been up until 5am the same day filming her new TV show. The…

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  • Naomi Campbell settles $10m perfume lawsuit

    New York, June 30 (ANI): Naomi Campbell has finally settled the 10 million dollar lawsuit, which the makers of her ‘Cat Deluxe’ perfume line had filed against her. According to Manhattan Supreme Court records, the 2009 lawsuit-in which the perfumes’ creators accused the supermodel of welching on a share-the-profits agreement, was settled for an undisclosed…

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  • Kim Kardashian’s younger sisters writing sci-fi novel

    Washington, June 30 (ANI): Kendall and Kylie Jenner are reportedly working on a sci-fi novel along the lines of ‘The Hunger Games’, aimed at young adults,. The younger sisters of Kim Kardashian are collaborating with co-writer Maya Sloane, author of ‘High Before Homeroom’, on a story set 200 years in the future. The book could…

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  • ‘I Love Lucy’ star Doris Singleton dies at 92

    London, June 30 (ANI): Doris Singleton, actress of 1950s hit US sitcom ‘I Love Lucy’, died on Tuesday. She was 92. Singleton’s character, first called Lillian Appleby and then Caroline Appleby, had appeared in 10 episodes as Lucy’s neighbour, the wife of a radio station owner. ‘I Love Lucy’ was the most watched show in…

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