Everything you need to know about Central Building Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Central Building Po: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Making a shift from a boundless "global war on terror", US President Barack Obama Thursday announced a new counter-terrorism policy narrowing the use of drones that has put it at odds with key allies like Pakistan.
Gurgaon, May 23 (IANS) With the CBI probing alleged kickbacks in the VVIP chopper deal, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday asserted that his government will continue to seek the highest standards of probity in defence deals.
Panaji, May 23 (IANS) Aiming to position Goa as a leader in green practices in construction, manufacturing and hospitality industry, a CII conference on eco-friendly practices will be held later this month, organisers said Thursday.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A class of pharmaceuticals can both prevent and treat Alzheimer's disease in mice, researchers at USC have found.
Dharamsala, May 21 (IANS) A US report said people of Tibet faced severe religious repression and societal discrimination throughout 2012 in China, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said here Tuesday.
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): In an exclusive interaction with a group of CII CEOs , President Karzai called for Indian Investment in prominent sectors including Healthcare, Agri business, Telecom and Capacity Building.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) After twice failing to get the nod from the International Olympic Committee, the squash world is hoping that the IOC, at its meeeting in St. Petersburg on May 29, will shortlist the racquet sport for the 2020 Games.
Singapore, May 20 (IANS) The Central Working Committee (CWC) of the Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) will hold its meeting Thursday, thereby setting into motion the process of holding the party's presidential election.
Moscow, May 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ryan Fogle, the man Russia's security services claimed to have captured last week as he tried to recruit a Russian to spy for the US, left Moscow Sunday, a media report said.
Dharamsala (Himachal Pradesh), May 18 (ANI): Observing the 18th year of disappearance of their spiritual leader, the 11th Panchen Lama Gedhun Cheoki Nyima, scores of exiled Tibetans participated in prayer meetings here on Friday to mark the International Tibet Solidarity Day.
London, May 16 (ANI): Walmart has planned to conduct safety investigations at its Bangladesh factories by its own and not join accord with other retailers.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Scientists have demonstrated for the first time that female mosquitoes infected with malaria parasites are significantly more attracted to human odour than uninfected mosquitoes.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp Tuesday launched products in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijaya Singh Monday launched an indirect attack on the judiciary for calling the Central Bureau of Investigation a "caged parrot".
Managua, May 13 (IANS/EFE) An Agence France-Presse photojournalist has been expelled from Nicaragua, Chilean Consul Diego Rivera said.
London, May 10 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow has angered her neighbours in Los Angeles after allegedly erecting a towering gate at the entrance of their mansion.
Colombo, May 10 (IANS) A Sri Lankan court Friday ordered a full investigation into a mass grave found last year in the island nation's Central Province, a lawyer said.
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to Delhi University on a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging its proposed four-year undergraduate programme with multiple degrees in its present form.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday will hear a PIL challenging the implementation of University of Delhi's proposed four-year under-graduate programme with multiple degrees in its present form.
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Prof. K.V.Thomas on Tuesday said that the Central Government is providing subsidy for distribution of sugar through fair price shops in the targeted public distribution system (TPDS) at a uniform retail issue price (RIP) throughout the country.
Sydney, May 7 (ANI): Google's Wharf 7 office in Sydney has stated that their building control system, which monitors the building's mechanical and electrical equipment, has been hacked by two IT security researchers.
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): The Central Government has entrusted the additional charge of the post of member of the Appellate Tribunal for Foreign Exchange to R.P. Tolani, Judicial Member, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, and U.B.S. Bedi, also Judicial Member, Income Tax Appellate Tribunal.
Kozhikode (Kerala) May 6 (IANS) K.K. Rema, wife of slain former CPI-M leader T.P. Chandrasekheran, has sought a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe to unravel the "conspiracy" behind her husband's gruesome murder a year ago.
Gaborone (Bostwana), May 4 (IANS) Botswana national football team coach Stanley Tshosane has announced a provisional squad in preparation for a friendly against former African champions Egypt June 4.
Washington, May 3 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday kicked off a three-day visit to Mexico and Costa Rica, with focus expected to be on trade, energy, security and immigration issues.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Digital cameras with designs that mimic those of ocular systems found in dragonflies, bees, praying mantises and other insects have been created.
Delhi government has launched an ambitious Delhi Swavlamban Scheme to provide pension to the workers after their retirement. The Scheme was announced by the Chief Minister in her budget speech. It conveys government?s concern about the old age of workers as it recognizes the critical role played by the workers in the un-organized and informal sector to make the lives of other comfortable and leisurely.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Additional Solicitor General Haren Raval should have "talked it out" with Attorney General G.E. Vahanvati instead of writing a letter alleging he has been made a scapegoat in the coal blocks allocations issue, said External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday.
New Delhi, April 30 (ANI): Social activist and former senior IPS officer Kiran Bedi on Tuesday said the entire nation is 'thanking' the Supreme Court after it asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to function independently without consulting its 'political bosses'.
New York, April 28 (IANS) Construction crews at the 9/11 site will raise the final two sections of a 408-foot spire to the top of the One World Trade Center building Monday, making the building the tallest in the western hemisphere.
Paris, April 28 (IANS) Part of a four-storey residential building in the French city of Reims collapsed Sunday following an explosion, killing two people, BBC reported.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): In a first of its kind operation, a piece of rib and a bone conduction implant have been used to treat an Edinburgh man's hereditary deafness.
Bhubaneswar, Apr. 25 (ANI): Asserting that India lags behind major economies in terms of innovation, President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the country's economic progress will depend on our capability to innovate.
New Delhi, Apr. 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said skilled manpower and availability of a competent cadre of management professionals would play a key role in India's strategy to see its industry compete successfully with the best in the world.
London, April 21 (ANI): Kelly Brook, who has been engaged twice before, has set tongues wagging by wearing a sparkling engagement ring on her wedding finger while out on the town with boyfriend Danny Cipriani.
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry says performing her single "Firework" at a charity fundraiser with autistic fan Jodi DePiazza, has been her career's highlight.
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Major online media outlets in China Friday simultaneously opened special webpages to solicit public tips that may help combat corruption.
Cambridge (Massachusetts, US), April 19 (ANI): A police officer on duty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus in Cambridge was shot dead late Thursday.
Washington, April 19 (IANS) A Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer was shot and killed Thursday night at the school's campus outside Boston, which has been edge since Monday's Boston Marathon bombing.
Boston, April 19 (IANS) A police officer was shot at in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) campus Thursday night, authorities said.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the CBI to wrap up its probe in the Aircel-Maxis telecom deal saying that it could not go on forever.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed the most powerful microbatteries ever documented.
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indians see Australia as a good place to be educated, but there are lingering concerns regarding the issue of safety for Indian students, said an opinion poll whose results were released here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 17 (ANI): Foreign Minister Bob Carr today welcomed a major opinion poll which has confirmed public support in India for a strong and growing relationship with Australia.
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Food has been an art ever since gastronomes learnt to use spices to cook their meat and vegetables. Over the centuries, art has become integral to food production.
Zhengzhou, Apr. 14 (Xinhua-ANI): The total number of confirmed human infections of the H7N9 bird flu in China has risen to 51, as two new cases were reported in Central China's Henan Province on Sunday.
Rio de Janeiro, April 13 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian central bank's economic activity index, released Friday, declined by 0.52 percent in February from the previous month on a seasonally adjusted basis, a result that hints at a poor GDP number for the first quarter.
Moscow, April 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A never-say-die performance from Rubin Kazan tested Chelsea before the Londoners secured their place in the Europa League semifinals, losing 2-3 in Moscow but going through 5-4 on aggregate.
Bogota, April 12 (IANS/EFE) South African-born Nobel literature laureate J.M. Coetzee offered an impassioned critique of censorship during a seminar at the Universidad Central de Bogota.
New York, Apr. 11 (ANI): British scientist Robert Edwards, who won a Nobel Prize award for his pioneering work in developing in vitro fertilisation (IVF), died on Wednesday. He was 87.
London, April 11 (IANS) British scientist Robert Edwards, known as "father" of world's first test-tube baby breathed his last Wednesday, the Cambridge University announced. The 87-year-old died following prolonged illness.
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Russian footballer Andrey Arshavin is reportedly set to quit football when his contract at Arsenal comes to an end this summer following his increasing disillusionment during his final season at the club.
Delhi Cabinet decided to provide additional amount of 54 cr to Rajiv Gandhi Super-specialty Hospital (RGSH), Tahirpur to complete remaining works and upgrade it as per the norms of Green Building Concept. The decisions were taken at a Cabinet Meeting held under the Chairmanship of Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday decided to provide Rs.54 crore to Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital for its completion and upgradation under the norms of Green Building Concept.
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday dodged a query from a legislator who asked if US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officials are in the state to probe casinos and their alleged links to terrorist activities.
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Corruption is a threat to the democratic fabric of India, President Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.
New York, April 5 (IANS) Lance Armstrong's plan to return to athletic competition was stopped by the International Swimming Federation (FINA) as he was pulled out of a swimming event.
New Delhi, Apr 2 (ANI): The Central Government in consultation with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and SEBI has been progressively liberalizing or rationalizing the scheme for foreign investment in G-Secs and corporate bonds keeping in view the evolving macroeconomic scenario and financing needs of the economy.
Moscow, April 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is not obligated to notify western countries beforehand of its recent snap military exercises, a top Russian defence ministry official said Monday.
Moscow, March 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty rare Uzbek pigeons worth 600,000 rubles (over $19,000) have been stolen in the Siberian city of Omsk, police said on its website.
Washington, March 28 (IANS/EFE) US President Barack Obama will travel to Mexico and Costa Rica during the first week of May as part of his efforts to strengthen the already-deep ties Washington shares with Mexico and Central America, the White House announced Wednesday.
Moscow, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to put 68 spacecraft into orbit by 2015 and to almost double the number of its communications satellites to 44 by 2020, an official said.
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first in-flight tests of Russia's domestically designed PD-14 engine for MS-21 passenger planes are scheduled for 2014, an official said.
New York, Mar 25 (ANI): Blake Lively is apparently obsessed with cooking.
Yaounde/Bangui, March 25 (IANS) Central African Republic slid into anarchy after its President Francois Bozize fled to Cameroon Sunday as rebels in his country seized capital Bangui.
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Some 10 million Indians say they would like to leave their country and move to the US permanently -- the No. 1 desired destination for potential migrants around the world, according to a new poll.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday clarified that its raid at DMK leader M.K. Stalin's residence was not a targeted one, and it had searched 18 locations for violation of duties on imported cars.
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday upheld the death sentence of Yakub Abdul Razak Memon in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case and commuted the death sentence of 10 others. The apex court also upheld the conviction of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt under the Arms Act in the terror attack and sent him to five years in prison.
Washington, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency's Luis Rueda has revealed that he had briefed former president George Bush and his top advisers on intelligence that could enable the president to call off the Iraq invasion.
New Delhi, Mar. 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Coal Pratik Prakash Bapu Patil on Tuesday informed that the production of coal suffered due to Naxalite activities in Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) Jharkhand.
Tegucigalpa, March 16 (IANS/EFE) Fifty-three attorneys were murdered in Honduras during the period 2010-12 and more than 95 of the crimes remain unsolved, the Central American nation's human rights commissioner said.
Beijing, March 15 (IANS) Li Keqiang was endorsed as Chinese premier Friday.
Washington, March 13 (IANS) A new study has found that stem cells from the patient's own body fat could help seek out and destroy cancer cells in a type of brain tumour.
London, March 12 (IANS) Singer Mollie King, who is currently single, is hopeful of finding love when she travels to New York.
Washington, March 11 (ANI): Tropical forests are less likely to lose biomass - plants and plant material - in response to greenhouse gas emissions over the twenty-first century than may previously have been thought, a study has suggested.
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) The 2012-13 edition of the Prof. D.B. Deodhar Trophy will be played from March 10-13 at the Nehru Stadium, Guwahati.
Washington, Mar. 7 (ANI): Chelsea Handler, who made headlines when she publicly bashed Angelina Jolie and her eldest son, Maddox Jolie-Pitt in 2007, has done it again by saying that the superstar seems like a "demon."
Wellington, Feb 27 (IANS) The New Zealand government Wednesday announced it will commit a further 60 million NZ dollars ($49.46 million) to its venture capital program and take steps to reduce interest rates on debt in a bid to boost the capital markets.
Dubai, Feb. 27 (ANI): The JW Marriott brand has officially opened the 72-storey JW Marriott Marquis Dubai - which acquired the title of the tallest hotel from Guinness World Records in the world - on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb. 25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday named 11 people including former air force chief S. P. Tyagi and his three cousins in its preliminary enquiry (PE) into the AgustaWestland deal for 12 VVIP helicopter.
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday registered a preliminary enquiry against 11 people, including former chief of air staff S.P. Tyagi, and four companies in the $750 million deal for purchase of 12 VVIP helicopters from AgustaWestland.
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Actor-director Ben Affleck visited Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as part of his research for his Oscar-nominated film "Argo".
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday set up a six-member team to scan the transcripts of former corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's telephone intercepts to determine if there was any conversation pointing to moves that violated the law and warranted prosecution.
San Jose, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla and her Mexican counterpart, Enrique Pena Nieto, agreed to bolster bilateral relations, emphasizing trade, cooperation and investment, while maintaining a regional focus.
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) A team of experts and officials from New Delhi will tour drought-hit regions of Maharashtra to assess the situation next week, officials said here Wednesday.
Kolkata, Feb 20 (IANS) Claiming that the two-day countrywide strike called by trade unions was a damp squib, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday asked the Election Commission (EC) to ban parties calling shutdowns.
Samsun (Turkey), Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Turkey officially opened the first railroad ferry link across the Black Sea Tuesday.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The government has nothing to hide in the VVIP chopper controversy and is prepared for a discussion in parliament, said Defence Minister A.K. Antony here Tuesday. He also refuted reports about his resignation.
Yerevan, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Incumbent Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has won Armenia's presidential election with over 58 percent of the vote, according to official results announced by the country's Central Election Commission (CEC) Tuesday.
Moscow, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Russian authorities estimate that the meteor that entered the Earth's atmosphere and exploded in the sky over the Ural Mountains region caused more than $30 million in damage.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Sanjeev alias Julie Tyagi, the cousin of former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief S.P. Tyagi Saturday termed as "hundred percent wrong and baseless" allegations of his family's involvement in kickbacks in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal.
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) A two-member team of the CBI has been set up to go to Italy for probing the alleged kickbacks paid by Italian firm Finmeccanica to clinch the $750 million/ Rs.3,600 crore deal for 12 VVIP helicopters, an official said.
Dhaka, Feb. 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Saturday said that the issue of alleged corruption in deal with Agusta Westland for 12 VVIP choppers should not be politicised.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will send a team to Italy within a week to probe the alleged kickbacks paid by Italian firm Finmeccanica to clinch the $750 mn/Rs.3,600 crore deal for 12 VVIP helicopters.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to send a team to Italy within a week to probe the alleged kickbacks paid by Italian firm Finmeccanica to clinch the $750 mn/Rs.3,600 crore deal for 12 VVIP helicopters.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to send a team to Italy within a week to probe the alleged kickbacks paid by Italian firm Finmeccanica to clinch the $450 mn/Rs.3,600 crore deal for 12 VVIP helicopters.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to send a team to Italy within a week to probe the alleged kickbacks paid by Italian firm Finmeccanica to clinch the Rs.3,600 crore deal for 12 VVIP helicopters.
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) As more high-profile names cropped up in connection with bribery allegations in the $750 million VVIP chopper deal, the Indian government Friday put the contract with Italian firm Finmevcanica on hold and began the process to cancel it.
Seoul, Feb 15 (IANS) Sales of LG Electronics' Optimus L Series smartphones topped 15 million units globally since its introduction in February 2012, the company said Friday.