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News Archive :: 2010 / 08
London , Aug 1 Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan is convinced he will never be able to please his critics because they set impossibly high standards for him after his early career success.
Brussels , Aug 1 The European Union (EU) has given 30 million euros (about $39 million) in aid to Pakistan so it could help the most needy, including those hit by the current floods in the country, a media report said.
London , Aug 1 “The Hills” star Audrina Patridge would love to meet Johnny Depp because she thinks he is a "hunk".
Moscow , Aug 1 Russian security forces violently dispersed opposition rallies in Moscow and St Petersburg Saturday, taking into custody former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov and dozens of other protestors, the broadcaster Echo of Moscow reported.
Washington , Aug 1 Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton married her longtime beau Marc Mezvinsky "in a beautiful ceremony” on a perfect summer Saturday night. In what was billed as the “wedding of the century”.
Shillong , Aug 1 A Meghalaya farmer abducted by Bangladeshi nationals last week from a disputed area near the border remains in police custody there, says India's Border Security Force (BSF).
Kottayam (Kerala) , Aug 1 Chief editor of Malayala Manorama K.M. Mathew died early Sunday at his residence here in Kerala. He was 93.
Beijing , Aug 1 China successfully launched a fifth orbiter into space Sunday as a part of its indigenous satellite navigation and global positioning network.
New Delhi , Aug 1 The Mutiny of 1857 against the British was a time of churning for a reluctant Delhi that found the presence of "sepoys" or mutineers insufferable because of the price the common man had to pay.
New Delhi , Aug 1 Delhi saw heavy rains for the second consecutive day Sunday and the weatherman said the cloudy and wet spell would continue for the next couple of days.
Islamabad , Aug 1 India's stand after the 26/11 Mumbai attack and the continued trust deficit are reasons Pakistanis cite for considering their neighbour a bigger threat than the Taliban and Al Qaeda. However, most rational Pakistanis support better relations and dialogue while the younger generation say they have moved beyond the hostility of the partition generation.
Chandigarh , Aug 1 Nearly 60 villages were inundated and hundreds of acres of agricultural land submerged in floodwaters in Haryana's Yamunanagar district as rivulets flowed above the danger mark following heavy rains, officials said Sunday.
Chennai , Aug 1 The dirty tricks departments in life insurance firms are busy at work to beat the new regulations for unit-linked insurance policy (ULIP) issued by the regulator, capping the various charges that they can levy on policyholders.
Islamabad , Aug 1 Floods triggered by torrential rain have claimed about 1,300 lives in Pakistan so far, while over one million people have been affected across the country, officials said Sunday.
London , Aug 1 Women are attracted to macho men and see modesty as a sign of weakness, says a study.
Mexico City , Aug 1 The Mexican government has said that its ambassador to Tegucigalpa will return to Honduras next week, as it wants to renew diplomatic ties with the Central American nation.
London , Aug 1 The key to happiness is to keep yourself busy in various activities, say experts.
London , Aug 1 Singer Justin Timberlake is delighted to be voicing cartoon character Boo-Boo in the forthcoming “Yogi Bear” movie because he was a big fan of the original cartoon series.
New York , Aug 1 Chelsea Clinton was married Saturday, though details of the wedding were guarded like state secrets amid a horde of frustrated reporters in Rhinebeck, north of New York City, the family announced.
New Delhi , Aug 1 Goa is following in the footsteps of Kerala to engage with its non-residents who make up at least one-third of the state's 1.5 million population and contribute substantially to the Goan economy.
New Delhi , Aug 1 It took him 18 years to make his presence felt on the big screen. Seasoned TV actor Ronit Roy, who has found critical acclaim with the film "Udaan" and bagged a Hollywood project, reveals he still doesn't have a portfolio to circulate and has never gone to a studio asking for work.
Curitiba (Brazil) , Aug 1 Brazilian President Luiz In
Beijing , Aug 1 Summer vacation for Chinese children is not a time to laze around any more, for many kids, obese and flabby, are now turning up at "fat camps" in an effort to change their futures.
New York , Aug 1 The state of New York has passed a law that allows HIV tests on corpses and people in coma.
Warsaw , Aug 1 In a massive crackdown against paedophile nexus in Poland, 17 people have been arrested for distributing child pornography via internet, Polish Radio External Service reported.
Auckland , Aug 1 Police in New Zealand have been allowed to do anything to protect themselves from attackers - including bite, gouge out eyes or even growl at offenders.
Auckland , Aug 1 Children up to two years old will now be allowed to live with their mothers behind bars in New Zealand.
Yangon , Aug 1 The goodwill visit by Myanmar's military ruler Senior General Than Shwe to India was a great milestone for bilateral cooperation and friendship between the two countries, Myanmar's official media said Sunday.
Moscow , Aug 1 Nearly 100 protesters, including Russia's former deputy prime minister Boris Nemtsov, were arrested for taking part in an anti-government rally in Moscow and St. Petersburg.