| 2012 | January | 25

  • UN debars Sri Lankan representative,Shavendra Silva

    Colombo, Feb 25 (): Sri Lankan President Rajapakse had the nerve to bully UN special advisory group to accept Shavendra Silva, Deputy Permanent Representative, as a member. Shavendra Silva is an alleged war criminal according to UN’s Darusman panel report. The UN panel headed by Darusman found “credible evidence” that the Sri Lankan army had…

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  • Professor Peter Higgs honoured with Edinburgh Award

    London, Feb 25 (): Professor Peter Higgs, 82, emeritus professor of Physics at Edinburgh University, was given the Edinburgh Award 2011 in a ceremony at the City Chambers. A scientist’s work lies at the heart of the “Big Bang” experiment in Switzerland. His work in the 1960s proposed the existence of a particle which came…

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  • New York man grows six inches through surgery

    New York, Feb 25 (): Apotheosis is one of a “growing” number of men pursuing limb-lengthening procedures for cosmetic reasons. At five foot, six inches, the New York man who was shorter than the average American male and very unhappy about it. So he did something other men who feel short might consider unthinkable: he…

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  • Llyods Bank posts loss

    London, Feb 25 (): Lloyds Banking Group partly owned by the British Government announced that it made a pre-tax loss of £3.54bn in 2011 The bank in a statement attributed the loss due to losses that arose due to a big reduction in loan impairment and its inability to compensate for a previously announced £3.2bn…

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  • Dhoni denies reports of rift with Sehwag

    Sydney, Feb 25 (): Mahendra Singh Dhoni, the Indian cricket captain came out in front of the media and said, “We had a laugh in the dressing room over the talks of rift and are concentrating on winning the next two matches and get it to the tri-series finals.” Dhoni, while denying the reports of…

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  • BSNL launches Android Tablet to compete with Aakash

    New Delhi, Feb 25 (): Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), State-owned telecom operator launches three android tablets with the cheapest model costing Rs 3,250,to compete with the Aakash tablet, in partnership with Pantel, a company based in Noida. Cheapest model, T-Pad IS701R, priced at Rs. 3250, is the cheapest of the three. It comes with…

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  • Amitabh and Sridevi are back together in “English Vinglish”

    Mumbai, Feb 25 (): After a gap of eighteen long years, Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi have signed ‘English Vinglish’. The two are coming together again on screen in R. Balakrishnan’s wife Gauri Shinde’s “English Vinglish”. The magic of Amitabh Bachchan and Sridevi was last seen in “Khuda Gawah” in 1992. Khuda Gawah was a superb…

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