| 2012 | January | 21

  • Soumitra Chatterji to receive Dada Saheb Phalke Award 2012

    New Delhi, March 21 (): Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterji will be honoured with India’s highest film honour – Dadasaheb Phalke Award this year. Confirming the news, Chatterjee told that he was “extremely happy” at the honour. “I am extremely happy. Till this evening I had not thought of this award. But after I got…

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  • Rahul Dravid felicitation on Mar 27 – BCCI

    Mumbai, Mar 21 (): Cricket legend and Wall of India Rahul Dravid will be felicitated by the BCCI for his contribution to the Indian cricket on Mar 27. BCCI said in a release, “The BCCI will felicitate Mr. Rahul Dravid on Tuesday, 27 March 2012, at the Seaside Lawns, Taj Land’s End, Bandra, Mumbai.” The…

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  • Norway Child Custody Row: Twist in the tale

    New Delhi, Mar 21 () : Uncertainty never seems to end for the two young Norway-based NRI children,3-year-old Abhigyan and 1-year-old Aishwarya, who were separated from their biological parents by Norwegian Child Welfare Services (CWS) for reasons of parental neglect and emotional disconnect with the children. The children are presently put under foster care. Just…

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  • Govt. has taken steps to increase literacy, ramp up higher education: PM

    New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday said the government has taken a number of steps to increase literacy, ramp up higher education particularly in science and engineering, impart skills to young citizens and develop vocational education. Speaking at the Centenary celebrations of the Oxford University Press India here,…

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  • Earthquake shakes Mexico, no major damage

    Mexico City, Mar 21 (): A powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake shook Mexico City for more than a minute. The quake struck south of the Pacific resort of Acapulco, between the states of Guerrero and Oaxaca, and was followed by a nearby aftershock of 5.1, the US Geological Survey said. Initially it had estimated the magnitude at…

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  • Dell launches Ultrabook in India

    Mumbai, Mar 21 (): XPS 13 Ultrabook class of super thin laptop was launched by Dell India. Dell India executive director and general manager for consumer & SMB, Mahesh Bhalla said, “The XPS 13 is now available at Dell exclusive stores, large format retail stores and partners nationwide at a starting price of Rs 79,900…

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  • YSR Congress Party romps home in Kovur constituency

    Hyderabad, Mar 21 (ANI): YSR Congress President, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Wednesday described the Kovur result as a resolute verdict given by the people against the opportunistic and unscrupulous politics. Thanking the people of Kovur for giving a decisive mandate, YS Jagan, who is on Odarpu Yatra in Guntur, said that people will stand…

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