| 2011 | January | 20

  • Sachin Tendulkar fined Rs 4.35 lakh over new home

    Mumbai, Oct 20 (): After facing the ire of the authorities, cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has paid a fine of Rs 4.35 lakh to the Mumbai civic body for performing ‘vastu puja’ at his new five-storey mansion without having the occupancy certificate. As per the law, one cannot enter a flat or building without receiving…

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  • Motorola launches Droid Razr, world’s thinnest smartphone

    Washington, Oct 19 (): Motorola has officially launched an ‘impossibly thin’ Android-powered Droid RAZR phone with a stainless-steel core, a Gorilla Glass screen and a nanotechnology Splash-guard that protects even the electrical boards inside. It is a 4G LTE-compatible handset that measures a mere 7.1mm thick, the thinnest of any phone. Motorola Mobility’s Indian-American president…

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  • Leonardo DiCaprio to star in action thriller “Satori”

    October 20 ():  Leonardo DiCaprio has been contracted for a killer new project. The big action star has been signed in for the forthcoming movie, produced by Warner Bros. The movie is a screen adaptation of Novelist Don Winslow’s best-selling novel ‘Satori’. The story sets in the post-World War 2 era and the screenplay has been…

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  • Jayalalithaa deposes before Bangalore Court

    Bangalore, Oct 20 (): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa – making her first personal appearance in a Bangalore trial court to record her final statements in connection with a Rs. 66-crore disproportionate assets case today – sat close to the judge and answered his questions one by one. Ms Jayalalithaa reached the court at…

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  • Jayalalitha to appear in Bangalore court today

    New Delhi, Oct 19(): TN CM Dr Jayalalitha plea to postpone her appearance tomorrow in the trial court in Bangalore was rejected by the Supreme Court. She had argued that as a person guarded by NSG the programme should be informed much earlier so that her security cover would take action. DMK M Karunanidhi said…

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  • Faster than light particles? Not so fast, some say

    October 20 (): Three weeks ago, a group of Italian scientists announced that they had measured objects moving faster than light, violating the fundamental laws of physics. Scientists said they have detected some sub-atomic particles moving faster than the speed of light. Physicists at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) have made a mind-bending…

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  • Anna terms opposition as incoherent discussions

    New Delhi, Oct 19 (): Anna Hazare in his latest blog (as he is on a maun wrath) wrote in his blog an obvious reference to two members of his team resigning -”My movement has given rise to incoherent discussions in political circles and I do not pay heed to them.”…I have heard illogical discussions…

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  • AIADMK wins Trichy by-election

    Chennai, Oct20 (): On expected lines, AIADMK won the Trichy by- election with a margin of 10,000 odd votes defeating ex minister K N Nehru of DMK. Other political parties boycotted the poll. AIADMK’s Paranjothi was declared a winner with a total number of 69,029 votes, while Nehru polled 54,242 votes. As many as 14…

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