London , June 1 The last survivor of the fabled sinking of the Titanic died Sunday at age 97.
News Archive :: 2009 / 06
Washington , June 1 US auto giant General Motors is expected to file its bankruptcy papers at 8 a.m. (1200 GMT) in New York, the Wall Street Journal reported online Sunday.
Mumbai , June 1 Sunny Deol, who was last seen in forgettable flicks like "Kaafila" and "Heroes", is set to make a comeback in "Fox" and director Deepak Tijori is certain Sunny's fans will appreciate him in his new avatar in the thriller.
Tokyo , June 1 Tokyo stocks rose Monday following Wall Street's week-ending rally.
Sydney , June 1 Fifteen Australian men have been arrested in a global swoop on those who downloaded a film clip of the rape of an 8-year-old Russian girl, police said Monday.
Bangalore , June 1 When Japanese homemaker Tomoko Matsuda, a resident of India's IT hub Bangalore, performed the 'mudras' of Bharatanatyam to perfection in a packed auditorium at a college here, the audience shouted for an encore.
New Delhi , June 1 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for a "new beginning" as he entered parliament house Monday for the first session of the 15th Lok Sabha.
Dhaka , June 1 Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakil run a network of over 150 "highly paid agents" in Bangladesh, authorities here have said after last week's arrest of Bollywood music baron Gulshan Kumar's killer.
Los Angeles , June 1 Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson is pregnant with her first child with fiance David Otunga.
Sydney , June 1 Indian students in Australia should have their own ombudsman to whom they can go in times of trouble and the universities that admit them should arrange their accommodation for the first six months, says a committee formed after a spate of attacks on Indian students here and in Melbourne.
Mumbai , June 1 A minor fire broke out at the Kingfisher Airlines office at the domestic terminal of Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport here Monday, an official spokesman said.
Agartala , June 1 The ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Front in Tripura suffered a major setback Monday, losing the important by-election to the Town Bordowali assembly constituency to the Congress.
New Delhi , June 1 Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki India Ltd Monday reported a 15.7 percent surge in its sales in May.
Sydney , June 1 Drinking a cup of green tea once a week can significantly cut down the risk of stroke, says a new study.
Agra , June 1 The city of the Taj Mahal is witnessing mass gatherings - not to view the 17th century marble wonder but to protest against the acute shortage of water and electricity.
Washington , June1 On the eve of a bankruptcy anticipated to be one of the country's largest ever, a majority of creditors to the floundering General Motors agreed Sunday to a swap of debt for partial ownership and warranties on shares of a new GM.
Washington , June 1 A physician at the centre of controversy over abortion in the US was shot to death Sunday morning as he walked into church services in the town of Wichita.
New Delhi , June 1 Shah Rukh Khan did it in "Don" and then in "Om Shanti Om". Now Shahid Kapur and Akshay Kumar are also set to play twin avatars in their forthcoming films - the trend of double roles seems to be catching on in Bollywood again.
Most Indian homes in Australia have had this phone call from concerned family in India by now. "Are you alright? What are they doing to you guys over there?"
Kolkata , June 1 Volunteers involved in relief operations in the cyclone ravaged Sundarbans of West Bengal are fearing an epidemic once the floodwater recedes in the mangrove forests that cover the region.
Mumbai , June 1 Indian equities markets soared soon after the opening bell Monday, with a key index rising over 244 points within the first 15 minutes of trading.
London , June 1 Singer-actress Lindsay Lohan has been ordered by producers to gain weight.
Los Angeles , June 1 Oscar-winning actress Halle Berry will play a mother-to-be in a new film who discovers that her child's surrogate mother is insane.
New Delhi , June 1 Delhiites will continue to enjoy a respite from the heat with thundershowers and squalls forecast for Monday. Temperatures are likely to stay five to six degrees below average, a meteorological official said.
New Delhi , June 1 The 15th Lok Sabha saw many of the newly-elected MPs take oath Monday in their mother tongue or languages of their choice, with Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Sumitra Mahajan leading the way by doing so in Sanskrit.
New Delhi , June 1 Bollywood star Aamir Khan has called the attacks on Indians in Australia "a shame", a couple of days after megastar Amitabh Bachchan turned down the offer of an honorary degree from an Australian university in the wake of the attacks.
Mumbai , June 1 Satyam Computer Services Ltd Monday announced the appointment of Venki Prathivadi as the new country manager for Australia and New Zealand (ANZ).
New Delhi , June 1 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for a "new beginning" as he entered Parliament House Monday for the first session of the 15th Lok Sabha and stressed on the importance of smooth parliamentary proceedings and respecting the opposition.
Kuala Lumpur , June 1 Incidence of relative poverty, drug abuse among youth and single mothers in the Sikh community settled in Malaysia's Perak state have surprised the authorities who have promised to help.
London , June 1 Pop legend Michael Jackson has expressed a desire to have the winners of "Britain's Got Talent" on stage with him in his comeback concerts.