| 2012 | January | 7

  • Yuvraj eying to return for T20 World Cup

    New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): All-rounder Yuvraj Singh is hopeful for his return to the international cricket with September’s Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka. Singh played cricket with children here on Saturday and informed that he had started with light training. “My target is to comeback in the T20 World Cup. It has been…

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  • Valuable archives of items of Mahatma Gandhi to come home

    New Delhi, July 7 (): A rich archive which contains a number of  items related to the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi is likely to reach India, following the Union Ministry of Culture signing a contract with auctioneers Sotheby’s to buy the items before being placed for auction on July 10. Though the cost…

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  • FeTNA commemorates Silver Jubilee Convention 2012: Day 1 Highlights

    Baltimore-USA , July 7 (): The much-awaited 25th Annual Convention of FeTNA (Federations of Tamil Sangams of North America),the umbrella organization for nearly 40 local Tamil associations opened in grand style on Friday, 6th July at Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, Maryland. Mangala Isai and American National Anthem were played to open the ceremony, which…

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  • Eega, Naan Ee – Review

    Hyderabad, July 7 (): Rajamouli’s Eega, is a revenge drama which offers superb graphics of an animated character ‘House Fly’ in protagonist role. Eega is made in Tamil as Naan Ee and it released in Tamil Nadu simultaneously with Telugu version today. RATING: 4 / 5 CAST AND CREW: Cast: Nani, Samantha, Sudeep, Hamsa Nandini…

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  • UN chief calls for reduced Syria observer mission

    United Nations, July 7 (Xinhua-ANI): UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon urged here on Friday the Security Council to reduce the number of unarmed military observers in Syria and focus more on political efforts to end the Middle East country’s crisis. Ban recommended in a report submitted to the 15-nation Council that the UN Supervision Mission…

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  • Organic fair to promote rice held in Thiruvananthapuram

    Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (ANI): An organic fair, with the aim to promote organic and conventional varieties of rice, was organized here recently. The event was organised by a non-profit organization, Thanal, and showcased eighteen different varieties of rice, including anti-diabetic ones. Speaking to ANI on Friday, Usha, one of the organisers of the event, said,…

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  • Obama ‘bribes’ press with cookies

    Washington, July 7 (ANI): President Barack Obama made an unscheduled stop at Kretchmar’s Bakery on Friday, offering the national press corps travelling with him some cookies. “Maybe I’ll get some cookies,” Politico quoted him as saying. “Press, do you want some cookies?” he said. When he was not able to elicit any response to the…

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  • Google denies ‘Android hijacked by botnet’ claim

    London, July 7 (ANI): Internet search giant Google has denied claims that many smartphones using its Android operating system have been hacked by an illegal botnet. Microsoft researcher Terry Zink had claimed that there was evidence of spam being sent from Yahoo mail servers by Android devices. Botnets typically use infected PCs as spam generators,…

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