| 2012 | January | 22

  • US website airs naked photos of UK’s Prince Harry

    London, Aug 22 (): A US website has published few nude photographs of Prince Harry, taken in a Las Vegas hotel. The images show him pictured with a woman, who also appears to be naked. Naked pictures of Prince Harry, grandson of Britain’s Queen published in the United States by celebrity news website TMZ.com on…

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  • Tom Cruise, Katie Holmes finally divorced

    Wellington, Aug 22 (): Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes divorce case is at last closed as the New York City court said on Monday the two are ‘legally’ divorced. The two had been married for five years. Katie filed for divorce a month-and-a-half back and she split from Cruise in June and after less than…

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  • Sony Xperia ion launched in India at Rs.36,999

    New Delhi, Aug 22 (): Sony has finally launched the Xperia ion, its first 4G LTE-compliant Android 4.0 smartphone, in Indian markets. The smartphone pre-loaded with Android 4.0 ICS priced at Rs. 36,999. This is the first phone without the Ericsson name, and was launched on March 1, 2012 in the other markets. Sony Xperia…

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  • Six dead as heavy rains lash Jaipur, holiday declared

    Jaipur, Aug 22 (): Owing to wall collapse and due to electrocution, six people died in Jaipur, the capital city of Rajasthan, where 160 mm of rain has been recorded causing heavy floods since Tuesday night. The district administration declared a holiday for all the government offices as well as educational institutions on Wednesday  as…

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  • Shah Rukh Khan in trouble for insulting national flag

    Mumbai, Aug 22 (): Bollywood actor Shahrukh Khan is under legal trouble, after a social worker Ravindra Brahme (40) has lodged a case against the actor for disrespecting the national flag during the celebrations that followed the Indian cricket team’s victory in the World Cup final held on April 2, 2011. The Chatushringi police lodged…

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  • Lower prices of apartments : Chidambaram

    New Delhi, Aug 22 () : Finance Minister P Chidambaram has asked banks to put pressure on real estate developers to tell builders to complete projects as per schedule and lower prices of apartments that are ready for possession but not getting sold. They have to impress upon builders to complete projects as per schedule…

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  • Evade,India’s costliest SUV launched

    New Delhi, Aug 22 () : Toronto-based Conquest Vehicles’ popular Knight XV, an armoured, hand-built SUV, has launched Evade in India. It is the costliest SUV available in India with price tag of Rs 8.5 crores inclusive of all duties. The vehicle is driven by a 6.8-litre engine whose output is 400 Bhp of power…

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  • U.S. author reveals ISI officer provided vital help in locating Osama

    Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): An American journalist has claimed in his book that a colonel in Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency helped the United States with vital information that proved useful in locating former Al-Qaeda chief, Osama Bin Laden, and added that Pakistan’s army chief, General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, might have been briefed about the…

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  • One of two wind sensors on NASA’s Curiosity damaged

    Washington, August 22 (ANI): NASA has reported that a sensor on Mars rover Curiosity’s weather station that takes wind readings has sustained damage. But the mission team stresses this is not a major problem and will merely degrade some measurements – not prevent them. It is not certain how the damage occurred but engineers suspect…

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