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  • Taylor Swift ‘eyeing movie career’

    Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Taylor Swift has announced her ambition to begin a run as a fully-fledged star of the silver screen. The 22-year-old singer, who tasted success with the film Dr Seuss’ The Lorax, in which she voices the character Audrey, admitted that she had long been harbouring a desire to take to acting,…

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  • Lawyer Prashant Bhushan takes on Centre over Army scam

    Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 2 (ANI): Senior lawyer and social activist Prashant Bhushan has criticized the Centre over the alleged truck procurement scam in the Indian Army. Talking to media here, Bhushan expressed his reservations over the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe, saying that a government-controlled agency would not be in a position to carry out…

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  • Jayalalithaa tells PM she wants NCTC put on hold

    Chennai, Apr.2 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has reportedly written a second letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, asking him to put his government’s plans for establishing a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) on hold. She has reportedly sought a separate meeting of all the chief ministers to discuss the counter-terrorism body and…

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  • Fat cells can protect our body against diabetes

    London, April 2 (ANI): Researchers have shed light on how fat cells protect the body against diabetes – the finding that may lead to a new therapeutic strategy for preventing and treating type 2 diabetes and obesity-related metabolic diseases. In the last decade, several research groups have shown that fat cells in people play a…

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  • Jayalalithaa and Sasikala reunite,separation drama ends

    Chennai, Apr 1 (): Eye brows were raised when Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa joined hands with her close aide sasikala, who was expelled last year from the AIADMK on Saturday. Ms. Jayalalithaa said in a statement here, “V.K. Sasikala has sent a letter to me. She had also issued a statement with the same…

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  • Pinterest-like site Snatchly lets users ‘pin’ porn on virtual boards

    Washington, Apr 1(ANI): The Pinterest-inspired concept of virtually “pinning” things to an online board has finally made its way to the porn industry. Recently launched website Snatchly is modeled off the popular microblog, which lets users gather photographs of their favorite things and share them all via a virtual collage. But unlike Pinterest, where users…

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  • Paul Di Resta’s cousin fined for speeding

    London, Apr 1 (ANI): F1 racer Paul Di Resta’s glamorous cousin Alanna has been fined for speeding at 100mph. Alanna, 26 – also related to IndyCar champ Dario Franchitti – was driving at twice the speed limit in her sports car and tailgating another motor. However, the shop assistant kept her licence after she claimed…

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