London , Aug 1 England batted themselves to a commanding position in the second cricket Test, reaching 441/6 at stumps in the second innings, on a day when the Indian team's gesture of reinstating centurion Ian Bell, who was run out in a bizarre manner, won the hearts of a packed Trent Bridge crowd.
News Archive :: 2011 / 08
Nottingham , Aug 1 Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid said it was an unanimous decision by the team to reinstate Ian Bell, who was run out in a bizarre manner, and protect the 'spirit of the game'.
London , Aug 1 Model Alexa Chung has split from her boyfriend of four years, Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner.
New Delhi , Aug 1 He may not be as well known as singers Anand Raj Anand or Roop Kumar Rathod, but T.S. Jyothiraman, an executive with Lemon mobiles, mesmerized the audience with his impeccable performance Sunday at a musical event marking the 31st death anniversary of legendary singer Mohammed Rafi.
Beijing , Aug 1 Grabbing a quick bite from a roadside food stall would soon become a thing of the past for people in Shanghai as unlicensed vendors will be banned from September.
Islamabad , Aug 1 Chinese, Turkish and Korean businesses have shown keen interest in investing in Pakistan's "textile city" of Karachi, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.
New Delhi , Aug 1 Priyanka Chopra in a grunge look and Bipasha Basu in a gypsy zippered dress will feature in a hip-hop number in Ganesh Hegde's latest album “Lets Party”
London , Aug 1 American actress Zoe Saldana never thinks about films too technically as she just likes to do movies which she enjoys the most.
Washington , Aug 1 President Barack Obama and congressional leaders have reached an eleventh hour agreement to raise the $14.3 trillion federal debt limit in two stages by as much as $2.4 trillion to avoid a catastrophic US government default.
Beijing , Aug 1 Hailstorms and tornadoes killed at least 97 people across China in July, authorities said.
Veracruz (Mexico) , Aug 1 Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, plans to invest $11 billion in oil exploration, production and refining projects in Mexico between now and 2015, an official said.
Islamabad , Aug 1 At least 10 NATO oil tankers were torched in Pakistan's Sindh province Monday morning, a media report said.
New Delhi , Aug 1 Ranjan Mathai, India's former ambassador to France, Monday took over as India's foreign secretary.
Sydney , Aug 1 Brain function in schizophrenia improves after being subjected to very mild, painless electrical currents through electrodes on the scalp.
Tokyo , Aug 1 The first meeting of the Japan Congress Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs began in Fukushima city with a plea for an end to the nuclear energy industry.
Mumbai , Aug 1 Jewellery brand Tanishq brought the curtains down on the first day of the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) with an astounding collection called “Jewels of Falaknuma” that showcased intricately designed exquisite and enigmatic jewellery designs.
New York , Aug 1 Veteran actor Al Pacino's daughter has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
London , Aug 1 American actress Emma Stone prefers the 'boy next door' image of Spiderman over other super heroes like batman and Superman.
London , Aug 1 Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher says that he doesn't like being a frontman because he is very lazy and the job requires a lot of hard work.
London , Aug 1 Singer Olly Murs relies on his friend's heart broken love stories to get inspiration for his songs.
London , Aug 1 Actor Antonio Banderas says he is happy that her actress wife Melanie Griffith has overcome from her addiction to prescription drugs.
Washington , Aug 1 US President Barack Obama said Monday an agreement was reached with Republicans to raise the debt ceiling.
Mumbai , Aug 1 After a dismal show last week, a benchmark index for Indian equities Monday started on a positive note.
New Delhi , Aug 1 It was a hot and humid start to the week for Delhi Monday as the minimum temperature was recorded two notches above average at 28.6 degrees Celsius and the humidity touched 74 percent.
Mumbai , Aug 1 Prakash Jha's forthcoming film "Aarakshan" puts the spotlight on the contentious issue of reservation and Manoj Bajpayee, who plays a negative role in it, says his character shows how education is used as a medium to mint money.
Havana , Aug 1 Cuba will host an international hip hop symposium that will be attended by musicians from Canada, the US, France, Haiti and Colombia, state media reported Sunday, citing organisers.
New Delhi , Aug 1 The 19th century Opium Wars between China and Britain over the opium trade constituted the founding event of Chinese nationalism and marked the beginning of its troubled relationship with the West, says noted British scholar, translator and writer Julia Lovell.
Beijing , Aug 1 Over 1.8 million people are facing an acute shortage of drinking water due to a severe drought in a Chinese province, authorities said.
Shimla , Aug 1 After a year of rain surplus, Himachal Pradesh has received 22 percent less rainfall than the average for this time of the season, a weather official said Monday.
Mumbai , Aug 1 An umbrella organization of Ganeshotsav mandals in Mumbai has launched a unique project to train young girls and boys to officiate in rituals during the forthcoming 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival, given the shortage of trained priests.