| 2012 | January | 6

  • NASA to send new rover to Mars in 2020

    Washington, Dec 6 (): The space agency NASA said on Tuesday that it plans to launch another mega-rover to Mars in 2020 that will be modelled after the wildly popular Curiosity. The new rover will use spare parts and engineering models developed for Curiosity, which is four months into a planned $2.5 billion mission on…

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  • Khiladi 786 : Promos banned by Pakistan Censor Board

    Mumbai, Dec 6 (): After big budget super-hit films like Salman Khan’s ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ and Saif Ali Khan’s ‘Agent Vinod’ were banned in Pakistan, the latest film to be banned in our neighbouring country, Pakistan is Akshay Kumar’s yet-to-be-released ‘Khiladi 786’. Reports said that the number 786 in the title of the film may…

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  • Women and men benefit in different ways from AA participation

    Washington, December 6 (ANI): participation in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) helps men and women differently in maintaining sobriety. Two Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators found that, while many factors are helpful to all AA participants, some were stronger in men and some in women. For example, avoidance of companions who encourage drinking and social situations in…

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  • Samajwadi Party to abstain from voting on FDI in Rajya Sabha

    New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): Reiterating its stand against the proposed foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Thursday made it clear that the party will hold the same stand as in Lok Sabha and abstain from voting in Rajya Sabha tomorrow. Talking to reporters outside Parliament, SP spokesperson Ramgopal…

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  • Rupert Murdoch’s mother dies aged 103

    Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Mother of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch, Dame Elisabeth Murdoch, has died at the age of 103. A statement from Rupert Murdoch’s representative said that she ‘died peacefully tonight, surrounded by her family.’ “We have lost the most wonderful mother but we are all grateful to have had her love and wisdom…

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  • RiRi to star in fashion reality show

    Wellington, Dec 6 (ANI): Rihanna is delving into the world of fashion, as she stars in a reality television show competition that will challenge designers to make outfits for a handful of celebrities, US cable channel Style Network has revealed. ‘Styled to Rock,’ set to premiere in the latter half of 2013, will feature 12…

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  • Now, ‘smart watch’ that ‘syncs with your iPhone’!

    Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Japan-based electronics maker Casio has made a new watch that not only tells the time, but also delivers email and phone call alerts by synchronizing with your iPhone. The G-Shock Bluetooth Low Energy Smart Watch also includes notifications for basic things like calendar alerts, weather and stock. According to Mashable, one…

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