Chandigarh , Nov 1 The city administration has gifted a new lake to residents for festivals like Chhat Puja, but some migrants here, with incidents in Maharashtra on their mind, perceive alienation in the move. Spread over 3.5 acres in Chandigarh's southern part of Sector 42, the new lake has been officially declared by the administration as the place for religious worship and activities.
News Archive :: 2008 / 11
Dhaka , Nov 1 While condemning the serial blasts in India's Assam state, which claimed 77 lives and left over 300 injured, as a "cowardly act of terrorism", the Bangladesh government is bristling at the Indian charge that the blasts were the handiwork of Harkat-ul Jehad-i Islami (HuJI) militants based in this country.
London , Nov 1 Half of all food allergies are no allergies at all, according to a new study based on 419 patients in Germany.
Melbourne , Nov 1 Australians, with their fondness for the outdoor and growing interest in yoga, meditation and ayurveda, are going all out to experience the beaches, backwaters, nature and culture of 'god's own country' - Kerala.
London , Nov 1 Researchers have cracked the so-called McEliece encryption system, to potentially secure Internet traffic during the age of quantum computing in future.
Washington , Nov 1 Japan and Norway are the world's most innovative countries while India, Vietnam and China are among those at the very bottom of the list, says one of the most comprehensive studies of its kind, which evaluates 31 countries based on the time it takes for new products to take off.
Chandigarh , Nov 1 To minimise the problems faced by senior citizens while driving, the Chandigarh traffic police will issue special cards that will entitle them to receive help in parking and getting out of traffic jams.
Colombo , Nov 1 At least 14 Sea Tigers were killed and four of their boats were destroyed by the Sri Lankan Navy off the northern coast early Saturday, a navy official here said.
Colombo , Nov 1 Sri Lanka Saturday condemned the multiple bomb blasts in India's northeastern state of Assam that claimed 77 lives and said the perpetrators had designed them "in the most cowardly and cruellest possible manner".
Caracas , Nov 1 Venezuela has strongly condemned the deadly serial bomb attacks in India's Assam state, which killed at least 77 people and injured some 300.
New Delhi , Nov 1 Photographer Sunil Gupta has a different focus on his camera lens. It pans the life and times of his generation - the happening 70s when alternative sexuality was coming out of the closet and young itinerants were journeying the globe in search of love.
Washington , Nov 1 Diabetics combining aerobic and resistance exercise showed improvements in glucose control, physical performance and body fat composition, according to a new study.
Madrid , Nov 1 Spain's gross domestic product (GDP) shrank 0.2 percent in the third quarter compared to the previous three months for the first time in 15 years, in the fallout of the worsening global recession, EFE reported Saturday.
New Delhi , Nov 1 Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the third cricket Test between India and Australia at Feroz Shah Kotla here Saturday.
Toronto , Nov 1 Kolkata-born Sarabjit (Sabi) Marwah, the top-ranking Indo-Canadian in corporate Canada, was Friday appointed as vice-chairman and chief operating officer of Scotiabank.
Washington , Nov 1 Remember Skelegro in Harry Potter, the medicine that grows your bones back? Scientists have found a hormone that may have the same effect, though not as fast as in the magic world.
London , Nov 1 A bug in a tropical grass root that provides oil to cosmetic and perfumery industries also imparts a variety of flavours and properties to the plant product, according to a new study.
Johannesburg , Nov 1 Tata Motors is investigating the possibility of manufacturing buses at a plant near Pretoria with kits brought in from its Indian operations, says Tata Africa managing director Raman Dhawan.
New Delhi , Nov 1 India skipper Anil Kumble, who is recovering after receiving ten stitches on his injured finger Friday, did not take field on the fourth morning of the third cricket Test against Australia at the Ferozeshah Kotla here Saturday.
Dhaka , Nov 1 US Assistant Secretary of State Richard A. Boucher has urged the political parties in Bangladesh to "act responsibly" for ensuring a free and fair conduct of the Dec 18 parliamentary election.
United Nations , Nov 1 The UN has adopted a British sponsored resolution seeking to establish agreed standards of arms trade.
Hong Kong , Nov 1 China's emerging middle class is set to generate significant spending growth in the coming years, as more and more people in both mega cities like Shanghai and Beijing as well as numerous satellite towns and second-tier cities want to buy "affordable luxuries".
Brussels , Nov 1 European Union (EU) Development Commissioner Louis Michel has called for an international summit meeting to resolve the conflict in Congo.
Washington , Nov 1 Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama vowed to close the Guantanamo prison camp for suspected terrorists but provided no timeframe for shuttering the controversial facility.
London , Nov 1 Daddy Yankee, a star of the new urban music genre Reggaeton, has been robbed in Argentina.
New Delhi , Nov 1 Australia were 436 for six wickets in reply to India's first innings total of 613 for seven declared at lunch on the fourth day of the third cricket Test at Feroz Shah Kotla here Saturday.
London , Nov 1 American singer Beyonce Knowles has postponed her baby plans after learning just how tough motherhood can be from her sister Solange.
London , Nov 1 Pop superstar Cher has revealed it's tough for her to find love because no man wants to be Mr. Cher.
New Delhi , Nov 1 He earns over Rs.1.5 billion ($30 million) a year through endorsements, over Rs.10 million to grace an event, Rs.10 million per TV episode, more than Rs.150 million/Rs. 15 crores per film and has now launched a Rs.109 billion real estate project in the UAE. Actor Shah Rukh Khan, who turns 43 Sunday, is much more than a Bollywood superstar.
London , Nov 1 Singer Amy Winehouse's look is sure to be one of the most popular Halloween outfits this year.