| 2012 | January | 16

  • Prince Charles awarded highest rank in armed forces

    London, Jun 16 (): Prince Charles has been awarded honorary five-star rank in all the three services by the Queen to acknowledge his support in her role as Commander-in-Chief. Prince Charles now becomes Admiral of the Fleet, Field Marshal and Marshal of the Royal Air Force. Two members from the royal family at present hold…

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  • Obama ends young illegal immigrant’s deportation

    Washington, Jun 16 (): US President Barack Obama has declared an immediate conclusion to deportation of the illegal immigrants who entered US as children and described his move as “the right thing to do”. Persons between the age 16 and 30 and have lived in US for 5 years could be eligible for work permits…

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  • Nokia to cut 10,000 jobs

    Helsinki, June 16  () : Nokia suffering losses consecutively has decided to sack 10,000 employees globally and said it would not affect the India operations which employs 11,000 persons. Finland, Germany and Canada manufacturing sites will be closed. Top management posts have been changed in a bid to restructure the operations to compete with Apple…

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  • Huge asteroid flew close to Earth

    New York, June 16 (): A massive asteroid “2012 LZ1” about 700 metres wide flew past Earth by just 5.3 million kilometres early Friday. It was discovered only on June 10-11, 2012 by Australian astronomer Robert H. McNaught and his colleagues at the Siding Spring Observatory in Australia, which is just four days before its…

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  • Devotees killed after meeting with an accident in Osmanabad

    Mumbai/Hyderabad, June 16 (): Thirty two devotees were feared killed and about twenty injured, when the bus in which they were travelling fell down from a bridge in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra in the wee hours on Saturday. The victims from Hyderabad, who were on their way back from Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Ahmednagar…

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  • China’s first woman astronaut set for space mission

    Beijing, Jun 16 (): China is ready to launch its fourth manned space mission. The crew members of three include the country’s first lady astronaut, to Tiangong, the orbiting space lab. Shenzhou-9 capsule is about to lift off at 18:37 local time from Jiuquan spaceport situated at the edge of Gobi desert. Liu Yang, China’s…

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  • Box Office Collection: Shanghai steady, Rowdy Rathore rocks

    Mumbai, Jun 16 (): While Shanghai, Dibakar Banerjee’s film has received mixed response, viewers continued to support Akshay Kumar starrer movie Rowdy Rathore in its 2nd weekend. Akshay Kumar has scored his second century for this year after the new movie Rowdy Rathore reached `100 crore mark’. Kumar’s Housefull 2 also attained the distinction for…

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  • Bigg Boss: Salman Khan to host the show once again

    Mumbai, Jun 16 (): Salman Khan, Bollywood actor will once again be seen presenting the sixth season of ‘Bigg Boss’, the celebrity reality show. Sources reveal that the star has been contacted by the TV channel to bring him into Bigg Boss as host of the 6th season of the celebrity reality show. Salman Khan’s…

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  • ‘Revolutionary’ sex toy made from anti-incontinence gadget

    London, June 16 (ANI): A “revolutionary” sex toy has been accidentally created by medical researchers after a new device used to combat incontinence was found to induce orgasm. The original pelvic stimulator was created to strengthen a woman’s pelvic floor muscle by sending weak electrical signals to contract and relax the muscles. But scientists were…

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