New Delhi , Jan 31 The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday that remarks of Home Minister P. Chidambaram on selection of Central Vigilance Commissioner P.J. Thomas vindicated senior party leader Sushma Swaraj's stand that the government had infomation about the palmolien case pending against Thomas.
News Archive :: 2011 / 02
Los Angeles , Feb 1 Filmmaker Steven Spielberg's sci-fi thriller "I Am Number 4" is set to hit theatres worldwide Feb 18.
Cairo , Feb 1 Coca-Cola Co. and Nestle SA have decided to close their operations in Egypt, the Wall Street Journal reported.
London , Feb 1 "Sex And The City" actress Kim Cattrall is finding it tougher to stay in shape as she gets older.
London , Feb 1 Clint Eastwood says he would be tempted to come out of acting retirement only if he gets to play James Bond on screen.
London , Feb 1 Vanessa Paradis doesn't worry about people criticising her, because she knows she can't always please everyone.
London , Feb 1 Veteran actor Sir Anthony Hopkins has scrapped his plans of writing an autobiography because he finds his life story boring.
Paris , Feb 1 The International Criminal Police Organisation - or Interpol - has seized fake goods worth $200 million in year-long operations in South America targeting organised criminal counterfeiting networks.
New Delhi , Feb 1 Mona Lisa, the 16th century muse of Italian artist Leonardo Di ser Piero da Vinci, is fodder for neo-contemporary geek art even 500 years after the eponymous painting was created.
Mumbai , Feb 1 The composer duo Sajid-Wajid are on cloud nine after winning a series of awards for their music in last year's blockbuster "Dabangg" and the two give credit to Salman Khan for their success.
Shanghai , Feb 1 Eighteen people have been arrested on charges of manufacturing and selling fake eye medication that left 61 patients suffering from adverse reactions in Shanghai, authorities said.
New Delhi , Feb 1 Hundreds of Metro commuters in Delhi faced problems reaching their destinations Tuesday morning with delays, slow-running trains and overcrowding.
Washington , Feb 1 The United States has justified the use of radio ankle monitors on some students of a sham university in California, 95 percent of them from India, saying it takes charges of visa fraud "very seriously".
Washington , Feb 1 The US ambassador to China has submitted his resignation to the White House ahead of what political observers expect to be a run for president.
New York , Feb 1 US stocks climbed Monday as better-than-expected profits from oil giant ExxonMobil overshadowed the ongoing protests in Egypt.
London , Feb 1 Singer Amy Winehouse has checked into a private medical facility in London after falling ill with influenza, according to her publicist.
London , Feb 1 Singer Rihanna is being rumoured to be a bisexual after a Hollywood socialite made indirect claims in a book.
London , Feb 1 Hollywood actress Keira Knightley has admitted she used to feel like she didn't deserve her success.
Moscow , Feb 1 The daughter of the world's first cosmonaut, Yury Gagarin, has filed an application to register in the name of her father a trademark titled "Yury Alexeyevich Gagarin".
Mumbai , Feb 1 The sudden income tax raid at her residence in Mumbai's Versova area and the presence of actor Shahid Kapoor there was a double whammy for actress Priyanka Chopra.
London , Feb 1 Hollywood actor Jack Nicholson thinks at the age of 73, he is no longer irresistible to women.
London , Feb 1 "Desperate Housewives" actress Eva Longoria's divorce with basketball player Tony Parker has been finalised in a Texas court.
Tehran , Feb 1 An American woman, who was arrested in Iran on charges of spying and later freed on bail, has been summoned by an Iranian court for trial, the IRNA news agency reported.
Beijing , Feb 1 A man in north China's Shanxi province has been sentenced to death after he killed one man and injured another during an illegal demolition last year.
New Delhi , Feb 1 Phew! Still huffing and puffing away in a gym to get six pack abs like your favourite actors Hrithik Roshan and Shah Rukh Khan? Experts say you can now get illusionary abs - with artistic cosmetic surgery.
Mumbai , Feb 1 Another 280 Indians stranded in strife-torn Egypt reached here early Tuesday on a special flight.
Washington , Feb 1 The World Bank has opened public voting on the applications submitted to the Apps for Development Competition that challenged software developers to get new perspectives in identifying solutions to development problems.
Patna , Feb 1 He is called the "MBA sabziwalla" and wants to make Bihar India's vegetable hub. Kaushlendra, an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A), is now working towards pre-paid cards for buying vegetables but complains of irritating hurdles that discourage budding entrepreneurs.
New Delhi , Feb 1 A mist cover early in the morning gave way to a bright day in the capital Tuesday. The minimum temperature was 8 degrees Celsius.
Monterrey (Mexico) , Feb 1 Army troops found the partially burned bodies of six men on a highway outside Monterrey, the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, police said.