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  • historic gorkhaland tripartite accord signed

    Historic Gorkhaland Tripartite Accord Signed

    India | July 18, 2011 16:16 IST

    Sukna, Jul 18: The Centre, West Bengal government and Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha on Monday signed a historic  tripartite accord called the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration accord, in front of a huge gathering at Pintel Village

  • ex uruguay dictator bordaberry dies at 83

    Ex-Uruguay Dictator Bordaberry Dies At 83

    World | July 18, 2011 16:00 IST

    Montevideo, Uruguay, Jul 18: Former President-turned-dictator Juan Maria Bordaberry, whose self-coup launched more than a decade of military rule in Uruguay, died Sunday in his home where he was serving a sentence for leading efforts

  • treaty a small step ultimate aim is gorkhaland says asha

    Treaty A Small Step, Ultimate Aim Is Gorkhaland, Says Asha Gurung

    India | July 18, 2011 15:51 IST

    Sukna (WB), Jul 18: The tripartite agreement for formation of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration is just a ‘small step' and the ultimate aim is a separate state of Gorkhaland, a top leader of Gorkha Janmukti

  • rss making bomb factories says digvijay singh

    RSS Making Bomb Factories, Says Digvijay Singh

    India | July 18, 2011 15:49 IST

    Ujjain, Jul 18: Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh on Sunday alleged that the RSS was spreading “terrorism” in the country and it has been making “bomb factories”.Singh said here that he had always maintained that

  • 1 50 000 fans turn up for shakira in mexico

    1,50,000 Fans Turn Up For Shakira In Mexico

    Hollywood | July 18, 2011 15:38 IST

    Merida, Mexico, Jul 18: Colombian singer Shakira enchanted some 150,000 fans who came to see her in Merida, a city in southeastern Mexico, at a concert at which she paid special tribute to the U.S.

  • give people anti terror training says amitabh bachchan

    Give People Anti-Terror Training, Says Amitabh Bachchan

    Bollywood | July 16, 2011 8:04 IST

    Mumbai, Jul 15: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has suggested imparting of anti-terror training to citizens to tackle the scourge of terror.In an interview to India TV, Bachchan said it would be futile to blame state

  • antrix devas officials to meet soon radhakrishnan

    Antrix, Devas Officials To Meet Soon: Radhakrishnan

    July 15, 2011 22:09 IST

    Sriharikota (AP), Jul 15: Senior officials of Antrix Corporation, ISRO's commercial arm, and Devas Multimedia, would meet soon over the controversial S-band spectrum agreement between the two which has been scrapped by the government, the

  • gaddafi regime declared no longer legitimate

    Gaddafi Regime Declared No Longer Legitimate

    World | July 15, 2011 22:02 IST

    Istanbul, Jul 15: More than 30 nations, including the United States, today declared that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime is no longer legitimate and formally recognized Libya's main opposition group as the country's government.In a

  • house of lords rips into murdochs saying sorry

    House Of Lords Rips Into Murdochs Saying Sorry

    World | July 15, 2011 20:32 IST

    London, Jul 15: As members of the House of Lords heaped calumnies, media baron Rupert Murdoch and his family went into damage control mode, promising to apologise to the nation for using dubious news-gathering practices

  • phone nos found on osama s clothing turn out to be useless

    'Phone Nos Found On Osama's Clothing Turn Out To Be Useless'

    World | July 15, 2011 20:27 IST

    New York, Jul 15: Two telephone numbers found sewn into the clothing of Osama bin Laden when he was killed by US commandos in Pakistan have turned out to be useless to investigators, who had

  • strauss half century keeps india on guard

    Strauss Half-Century Keeps India On Guard

    Cricket | July 15, 2011 20:17 IST

    Taunton (Somerset), Jul 15: England captain Andrew Strauss found his form back with a stroke-filled 78 as Indian bowlers struggled in the first session of their warm-up game against Somerset here today.At lunch, Somerset were

  • raja tells court he cannot defend himself unless probe is

    Raja Tells Court, He Cannot Defend Himself Unless Probe Is Complete

    India | July 15, 2011 20:08 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 15: Former Telecom Minister A Raja today expressed reluctance in starting his defence on charges in the 2G spectrum scam till the probe against him is completed by the CBI.“My sincere and

  • love letter reaches man after 53 years

    Love Letter Reaches Man After 53 Years

    World | July 15, 2011 20:04 IST

    California, Pennsylvania, Jul 15: The long-lost love letter to a U.S. college student is on its way to him after a delay of  53 years.California University of Pennsylvania is forwarding the letter to Muhammad Siddeeq

  • sit to probe black money centre asks sc to review order

    SIT To Probe Black Money: Centre Asks SC To Review Order

    India | July 15, 2011 19:54 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 15: The Centre today approached the Supreme Court seeking review and recall of its order for setting up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) comprising its retired judges to take over the probe

  • filmmaker gaurang doshi files appeal against conviction

    Filmmaker Gaurang Doshi Files Appeal Against Conviction

    Bollywood | July 15, 2011 18:40 IST

    Mumbai, Jul 15: Filmmaker Gaurang Doshi of “Aankhen” and “Deewaar” fame today filed an appeal in the Sessions court here against his conviction on charges of subjecting his wife to cruelty.Doshi was sentenced to undergo

  • two amarnath pilgrims die of cardiac arrest

    Two Amarnath Pilgrims Die Of Cardiac Arrest

    India | July 15, 2011 18:37 IST

    Srinagar, Jul 15: Two Amarnath pilgrims today died of cardiac arrest, taking the toll in the ongoing yatra to the cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas to 59, official sources said.Arvind Bhai (51) and Passu

  • give people anti terror training says amitabh bachchan

    Give People Anti-Terror Training, Says Amitabh Bachchan

    India | July 15, 2011 18:22 IST

    Mumbai, Jul 15: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has suggested imparting of anti-terror training to citizens to tackle the scourge of terror.In an interview to India TV, Bachchan said it would be futile to blame state

  • india successfully launches gsat 12

    India Successfully Launches GSAT-12

    India | July 15, 2011 17:53 IST

    Sriharikota, Jul 15: India today successfully launched its latest communication satellite GSAT-12 onboard a powerful variant of homegrown Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C17, from the spaceport here.In a textbook launch, Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse

  • no seeds reach qf of mercedes cup

    No Seeds Reach QF Of Mercedes Cup

    Tennis | July 24, 2011 10:53 IST

    Stuttgart, Germany, Jul 15: Juan Carlos Ferrero knocked out the last remaining seed at the Mercedes Cup when he beat No. 3 Mikhail Youzhny 6-7 (6), 6-2, 6-2 in the second round on Thursday.Earlier, wild

  • tcs posts 26.7 pc growth in q1 at rs 2 415 cr

    TCS Posts 26.7 PC Growth In Q1 At Rs 2,415 Cr

    July 15, 2011 16:45 IST

    Mumbai, Jul 15: On the back of strong growth in volumes across segments, IT major TCS on Thursday reported 26.7 per cent rise in the April-June quarter profit at Rs 2,415 crore which market analysts