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Sonia, Priyanka descend on Rae Bareli, flay Maya

Rae Bareli: Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and her daughter Priyanka Tuesday made a joint appearance for the first time in the Uttar Pradesh election campaign and accused the Mayawati government of large scale corruption in implementation of…

Priyanka promises mom a perfect 10

Rae Bareli : "One should not speak much when elders are around." Priyanka Gandhi matched her jocular opening statement in Rae Bareli by pinching her mother Congress chief Sonia Gandhi's cheek.Addressing a public rally on Valentine's Day,…

Clinton was ‘besieged by 25 women a day’

London : Bill Clinton was already a huge hit with the ladies during his initial bid for governorship in his home state of Arkansas in the 1970s before he became US President, claims his former staffers in a TV documentary. Former senior…

US welcomes peaceful rise of China: Obama

Washington : While setting a firm tone for future relations between the two world powers, US President Barack Obama Tuesday told visiting Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping that the US welcomes peaceful rise of China."We believe that it's…

Valentine’s Day 2012

Every year Valentines day falls on February 14. It doesn't matter whether 14 February is on a weekday or weekend, Valentines day is officially celebrated on that day.It is a day to express your love, emotions and to glorify the spirit of…

Israel-Iran battle spills on to heart of Delhi

New Delhi : The cloak-and-dagger war between Iran and Israel arrived in India on Monday afternoon. An Israeli embassy vehicle was bombed, less than 300 meters from the Prime Minister's residence, injuring an embassy official, the driver of…

Mallika Sherawat scorches WMB cover

Bollywood hottie Mallika Sherawat has sent the temperature soaring on the cover of WMB (World's Most Beautiful), a 3D magazine. She has posed seductively in a series of pictures for the mag.The Hiss star on the photoshoot: "This is so much…

In a first for Pakistan, PM indicted for contempt

Islamabad : In a first for any prime minister in Pakistan, Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. If convicted,…

Earth losing 150bn tons of ice annually?

London : Greenland, Antarctica and global glaciers and ice caps lost roughly 8 times the volume of Lake Erie from 2003-2010, a new study has revealed. According to the study led by the University of Colorado Boulder, earth's glaciers and…

Maldives crisis: US envoy for new coalition govt

Male : A senior US diplomat said here Saturday that it was too early to conduct a snap poll in the Maldives and urged former president who claimed he was ousted in a coup to join the new coalition government.At the end of a 12-hour visit to…

Khurshid defiant, poll panel goes to president

New Delhi : Taking exception to union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid sticking to his remarks about backward Muslims during campaigning in Uttar Pradesh despite a censure, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi on Saturday…

I’m not a supermodel: Naomi Campbell

Washington : Supermodel Naomi Campbell may still get booked to walk the most coveted ramps but she feels that there is nothing 'super' about her illustrious career. Campbell said that she does not relate to the term 'super' as she has no…

Putin backs Russia’s population growth

Moscow : Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has proposed a set of measures aimed to increase the country's population from 142 million to 154 million people.Putin said creating enough places in state kindergartens is a top-priority task…

Anna’s movement now in UK varsity’s curriculum

Mumbai : Even as social activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement struggles to stay alive, it will soon be part of the curriculum at a UK university. University of Sussex, ranked 11th in the UK and known for studies in humanities, now…

Court to hear SIT report on 2002 Gujarat riots case

Ahmedabad : A local court will on Monday hear the closure report filed by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), which has reportedly given a clean chit to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi among others for their…

Osama wanted his children to go to US

London : Osama Bin Laden wanted his children to be educated in Western universities and live peacefully rather than embrace terrorism, a close relative has claimed. According to Zakaria al-Sadah, whose sister Amal was the fifth wife of the…

Beijing move to end street begging by children

Beijing : The Beijing administration will take DNA samples from child beggars and put them into a database to see whether they were victims of child trafficking in a move to end street begging.The campaign aims to return child beggars to…

Uzbek man admits plot to kill Obama

New York : A 22-year-old Uzbek national has pleaded guilty in a federal court to plotting to kill US President Barack Obama.Ulugbek Kodirov has been held without bail since he was arrested at a motel in Alabama state in July last year after…

Mamata blames centre for delay on Gorkha autonomy

Siliguri : With the pro-Gorkhaland Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leadership threatening to revive movement for a separate state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday chose to blame the central government for the delay in…

Nicole Scherzinger endorses nail art

London : Nicole Scherzinger has become the latest celebrity to enter the beauty market by endorsing a line of nail covers.The former girlfriend of F1 driver Lewis Hamilton has put her name to imPRESS nails, a new line of press-on false…

UP elections: Voting begins in 59 districts

Lucknow : The second round of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, whose outcome is bound to affect national politics,is taking place today, involving 1.97 crore voters in 59 constituencies.With campaigning for the second of seven rounds…

Army chief loses age battle in SC

New Delhi : Army chief Gen VK Singh lost the date of birth battle in the Supreme Court on Friday, as the apex court said the government decision on the date-May 10, 1950, and not May 10, 1951-was final, forcing him to withdraw his…

Nasheed calls for release of 500 supporters

Male : Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has called for the immediate release of around 500 supporters arrested for allegedly burning down police stations and court houses, a party spokesman said on Friday.According to Xinhua,…

Do you have multi-purpose cosmetics?

Getting that beautiful look doesn't always have to cost a bomb, provided you know how to be smart enough and choose and use your cosmetics carefully. We all tend to spend a tad liberally when it comes to investing in cosmetics, considering…

Love in the time of mega mall

By Vikas GirdharVisit any local mall, pharmacy or even a gas station and you will know exactly what time of the year it is. The first week of February has had shoppers, shop owners, clerks-just about everyone-seeing red, pink and…

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