Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) India-born US nuclear physicist Shiva Subramanya is dead. He was 76, a family member said Friday.
Friday, February 06, 2009 3:40:33 PM
Washington, Feb 6 (DPA) American swimmer Michael Phelps, the winner of the most Olympic medals in history, was suspended Thursday from competing for three months and lost his lucrative contract with the Kellogg cereal company, newspaper reports said.
Friday, February 06, 2009 1:16:46 PM
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) For the detractors of 'Slumdog Millionaire' who suggest that the Mumbai-based film featuring Indian actors would not have received half the acclaim it has had the director been an Indian, Bollywood superstar Anil Kapoor has simple advice: 'Grow up.'
Friday, February 06, 2009 12:25:48 PM
Caracas, Feb 6 (IANS) A suspected rapist was lynched, burned and dragged through the streets by residents of a west Caracas neighbourhood who accused the police of not doing their jobs, Venezuelan media has reported.
Friday, February 06, 2009 12:05:12 PM
Los Angeles, Feb 6 (IANS) A gas station employee has filed a lawsuit against the brother of socialite heiress Paris Hilton.
Friday, February 06, 2009 11:33:14 AM
New York, Feb 6 (DPA) Cockpit recordings of the ill-fated US Airways plane that crashed in the Hudson River last month reveal that the pilot calmly advised air traffic controllers, 'We're going to be in the Hudson'.
Friday, February 06, 2009 10:54:09 AM
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 6 (DPA) Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has said that he prays for US President Barack Obama to be successful in his efforts to overcome the ongoing economic and financial crisis.
Friday, February 06, 2009 10:41:10 AM
New York, Feb 6 (DPA) A commission to investigate the assassination of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto is limited to just six months and cannot carry out criminal proceedings, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said in a letter to the UN Security Council.
Friday, February 06, 2009 10:40:47 AM
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Noting that no religion, be it Christianity, Islam, Buddhism or Hinduism, teaches hatred, President Barack Obama Thursday said he will reach out to world leaders to foster a more productive and peaceful dialogue on faith.
Friday, February 06, 2009 9:38:56 AM
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) President Barack Obama has included an Indian American in a revamped White House office for faith-based and neighbourhood programmes, expanding an initiative started by the Bush administration to support charitable organisations delivering social services.
Friday, February 06, 2009 9:35:30 AM
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