Everything you need to know about Dana: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Dana: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Doha, May 5 (ANI): An article in a Qatari magazine that the stoning of adulterous married husbands or wives was not supported by Islamic law is set to ignite a heated debate in the country.
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): George W. Bush has said that both U2 rocker Bono and he were sceptical of each other in the beginning, but became friends later.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) John Abraham is a self-confessed football freak and wants to visit Brazil next year for the FIFA World Cup finals.
Washington, March 31 (ANI): Stress is apparently everywhere and we dealt with it at almost area of life, but too much of it can be hazardous to our health, according to experts.
Washington, March 27 (IANS) The US Supreme Court began a historic hearing on whether marriage is only between a man and a woman or whether gay and lesbian couples too could tie the knot, with little indication of the outcome.
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): Now, a new Android app has been developed that can log stressful moments in a users' life, a report has said.
Los Angeles, March 24 (IANS) Pop star Justin Bieber's secet killer, Dana Martin, who is serving life sentence for raping and killing a 15-year-old girl, says he still has it on mind to kill or castrate the singer.
London, March 23 (IANS) Dana Martin, who is serving life sentence for raping and killing a 15-year-old girl, said he wants to murder singer Justin Bieber. He said his plan is still on and that he will keep targeting the singer.
New York, March 22 (ANI): Justin Bieber is still not safe from Dana Martin, who hatched the bizarre plot to kidnap and castrate the singer for 2,500 dollars per testicle.
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Demi Lovato has revealed that she has an older half-sister she never knew existed until 2012.
Islamabad, Feb. 28 (ANI): US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has requested a referendum to be held in Balochistan on the question of independence, which would challenge the claims by Islamabad that the Baloch want to be part of Pakistan.
Islamabad, Feb. 28 (ANI): US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives declaring Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi a hero.
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Hollywood-based activists have praised Oscar-nominated film "Zero Dark Thirty" and have called on its cast and to draw attention to the plight of Dr. Shakil Afridi, a Pakistani doctor who helped CIA hunt Osama bin Laden.
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A former boyfriend of Tamara Ecclestone has denied reports that he tried to blackmail the Formula 1 heiress for 200,000 pounds.
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS) American scientists have zeroed in on a new strategy that holds promise for improved treatment of arthritis and other auto-immune disorders in people.
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have demonstrated a new strategy for treating autoimmune disease that successfully blocked the development of rheumatoid arthritis in a mouse.
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia, who has been a part of comedy films like "Singh is Kinng" and "De Dana Dan", and has been associated with a new comedy-based show on TV, says she will start shooting a humourous movie after the show.
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Comedy is becoming a popular genre across Bollywood films and TV shows, but actor Chunky Pandey rues the fact that there are no major awards in the country which honour comedians and comic movies.
Washington, January 27 (ANI): Researchers have designed a new method to identify gene sets that can predict prognoses of cancer patients.
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Females exposed to Bisphenol A (BPA) through the mother's diet during gestation and lactation develop hyperactivity and have a leaner body mass than those not exposed to the chemical, says a new study.
In terms of plane crashes and safety, Air India has been rated the world?s third least safe airline. China Airlines and TAM Airlines have been declared the top on the list issued by a website which monitors plane crash around the world.
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Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Air India has been rated world's third least safe airline after China Airlines and TAM Airlines, according to a report from a website that monitors plane crashes around the world.
London, Jan.16 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Birmingham have devised a unique screening instrument that provides a 'one-stop' brain function profile of patients who have suffered stroke or other neurological damage.
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An incredible video of 1,000 dolphins stampeding past a California tour boat like a herd of wild horses has gone viral, getting nearly one million views after it was posted on the web.
Washington, Jan. 8 (ANI): Kim Kardashian will not have to prove that Kanye West fathered her child even if she is still married to basketball player Kris Humphries, as the legal "anomaly" about presumed fatherhood doesn't apply to the reality star.
London, Dec 14 (ANI): An obsessed killer, who allegedly plotted to kidnap Justin Bieber and strangle him, put a 2,500-dollar bounty on each of the singer's testicles, as he wanted to castrate the teen popstar, it has been revealed.
Moscow, Dec 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The air accident rate was at a record low this year, making 2012 the safest year in civil aviation history, a media report said.
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): Justin Bieber was the target of a grisly murder plot hatched by a convicted killer imprisoned in New Mexico, police have revealed.
Washington, Dec. 10 (ANI): Huffington Post Style's Beauty Editor Dana Oliver has discussed an incident in which she believes she was singled out by airport security simply because of her hairstyle.
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Researchers including an Indian origin have found BPA, or bisphenol A, in fetal liver tissue, demonstrating that there is considerable exposure to the chemical during pregnancy.
Dharamsala, Nov 28 (IANS) Taking exception to allegations of misuse of funds from the United States, the Tibetan government?in?exile Wednesday said it is ready for probe.
Washington, November 15 (ANI): The evolutionary history of the great white shark, which is one of the largest living predatory animals, has been debated by paleontologists for the last 150 years.
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) As America copes with the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy leaving a vast trail of destruction, speculation is rife as to how it would impact the outcome of the tight race for the White House.
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS/WAM) UAE company Dana Gas has discovery a gas field in Egypt's Nile Delta region.
Washington, October 21 (ANI): There are a lot of misconceptions about what may increase the risk of developing breast cancer, starting from the food we eat to the products we use.
Washington, October 14 (ANI): There are at least five simple ways women can follow to reduce their risk of getting breast cancer, says an expert at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
Toronto, Oct 9 (IANS) Acutely ill premature babies who received fresher blood fare no better than those who did not, according to a clinical trial that challenges the widespread notion that fresh blood is better.
Washington, Sept. 12 (ANI): A U.S. lawmaker who has tried to rally his colleagues to speak up on behalf of the Pakistani doctor sentenced to 33 years in jail for his role in helping the CIA track down Osama Bin Laden, has said that "we've abandoned this hero".
London, September 10 (ANI): Scientists have discovered new potential targets for treating squamous cell lung cancer, which causes approximately 400,000 deaths per year worldwide.
New York, September 3 (ANI): Some parents of children who will attend the exclusive 39,750 dollars-a-year private school in Chelsea with Suri Cruise this year are apparently concerned about the paparazzi attention that may follow the famous six-year-old.
Washington, Aug. 22 (ANI): Americans throw away up to 40 percent of their food every year, wasting at least 165 billion dollars worth of produce and meats, claims a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) analysis.
Washington, August 22 (ANI): By examining patients with lesions in the brain, researchers have been able to see exactly which parts of the frontal lobes are critical for tasks like behavioural control and decision-making.
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) Researchers have isolated a small molecule that may offer the first effective and hormone-free contraception for males, ever since the development of condoms.
Washington, August 17 (ANI): Researchers have finally found a compound that may offer the first effective and hormone-free birth control pill for men.
Washington, August 16 (ANI): Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have discovered an entirely new class of genes that may serve as an Achilles' heel for many forms of cancer.
Melbourne, August 13 (ANI): Former 'Superman' star Christopher Reeve's son has claimed that his famous father's legacy lives on through his foundation, which helps people with spinal cord injuries.
Washington, August 11 (ANI): Researchers have tried the technique of motion-capture animation with Olympic athletes - taping sensors to the swimmer Dana Vollmer and the diver Abby Johnston to give them computer-generated effects much like the blue Pandorans in 'Avatar'.
Washington, Aug (ANI): U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has written to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, asking her to provide information related to the case of a missing Baloch, Zakir Majeed.
London, August 1 (ANI): The Olympic tattoo, which is now the sign of true sporting success, seems to be the school of thought among the world's top Olympic heroes who have inked the trademark Olympic Games rings on their fit physiques.
Washington, July 30 (ANI): US swimming champ Dana Vollmer won the 100 metres butterfly gold medal in record time at the London Olympics on Sunday.
London, July 30 (IANS) America's Dana Vollmer took the limelight in the pool at the London Olympics Sunday as she wiped out the world record in women's 100 metres butterfly final to claim a gold medal.
Washington, July 27 (ANI): Two HIV-positive patients no longer have detectable HIV in their blood cells after they underwent bone marrow transplants, according to researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. The virus was easily detected in blood lymphocytes of both men prior to their transplants but became undetectable by eight months post-transplant.
London, July 23 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson is in talks to take on the role of Anastasia Steel in the movie adaptation of "Fifty Shades Of Grey".
Baghdad, July 15 (IANS) A 38 member team, including eight athletes, will represent Iraq at the 2012 London Olympic Games, chef de mission Samir Sadiq al-Musawi said.
Washington, July 14 (ANI): Channing Tatum is among the top seven stars who have thrown their hats into the casting ring to play Christian Grey in the big screen version of E.L. James' hit trilogy '50 shades of grey'.
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Scientists have isolated a new type of energy-burning fat cell in adult humans, which they say may have therapeutic potential for treating obesity.
Wellington, July 11 (ANI): Best selling erotic novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' will soon be adapted into a movie, Universal Pictures has revealed.
Washington, July 3 (IANS) The US swimming team for the London Olympics was decided after the Olympic trials ended Monday:
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The US needs to make renewed attempts to help the jailed Pakistani doctor who led the US to Osama bin Laden, a Congressman has said.
New York, June 19 (ANI): U.S. congressman Dana Rohrabacher has expressed concern about jailed Pakistani doctor Shakil Afridi and said that without U.S. intervention, Dr Afridi will be left to "suffer in a dungeon."
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) With families of the two Indians killed in the Nigeria air crash upset over the delay in getting the bodies back, the Indian government Friday said they may have to wait more as it could take some more time to identify the bodies through DNA tests.
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): The Foreign Ministry on Friday said the bodies of the two Indians killed in the plane crash in Nigeria would not be immediately returned to the country as their identification process was yet to be completed.
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): With the family of Mahendra Singh Rathore, the co-pilot of the Boeing that went down in Lagos, Nigeria, awaiting for his body for the past four days, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday said that the arrival of the dead body is likely to take time because the remains are not in a condition where they can easily be identifiable.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The father of a computer engineer from Kerala, who died in a plane crash in Nigeria Sunday, has left for the west African country to bring back his son's body.
Abuja, June 6 (IANS) Twenty-one foreign nationals, including Indian co-pilot Mahendra Singh Rathore, were among the 193 dead in Sunday's air crash in Nigeria, aviation authorities said Wednesday.
Accra, June 6 (IANS) An aircraft in Nigeria that crashed killing 193 people is not Indian owned, an airline official said.
Lagos, June 6 (IANS) The Nigerian government has suspended the operations of Indian-owned Dana Air, whose aircraft carrying 153 people crashed into a two-storey building in southwestern Lagos State Sunday killing all on board and another 40 on the ground.
Abuja, June 4 (IANS) Nigeria Monday began a three-day national mourning for the 193 people who died in one of the country's worst plane crashes that occurred Sunday.
Lagos, June 4 (ANI): Nigerian authorities fear that the death toll from Sunday's commercial airplane could rise further.
Kochi, June 4 (IANS) Rijo Eldos, a young computer engineer hailing from Neriamangalam in Idukki district of Kerala, was one of the 153 victims who was on the Nigerian airplane that crashed Sunday in the densely populated city of Lagos.
Abuja, June 3 (IANS) A Nigerian airplane carrying 153 passengers and crew crashed Sunday in the densely populated former capital of Lagos, CNN reported quoting a state rescue official.
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) At least 10 suspected militants, including two key commanders, were killed Sunday when a US drone fired missiles at a hideout in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, media reports said.
Wellington, June 3 (ANI): 'Desperate Housewives' actress Kathryn Joosten, who portrays irritable Karen McCluskey in the US TV show, died on Saturday in Westlake Village, California. She was 72.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): U.S. Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has said the persecution and unjust imprisonment of Dr Shakeel Afridi, who helped the U.S. locate Osama Bin Laden, explicitly demonstrates the fact that the Pakistan Government is on the side of terrorism and radical Islam.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A research group from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has developed a compound that can cause cancer cells to kill themselves.
Islamabad, May 25 (ANI): The Pakistan foreign ministry has said the United States should respect the country's decision to imprison Dr Shakil Afridi, a doctor accused of helping the Central Investigation Agency find Osama Bin Laden.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher in reaction to Dr Shakil Afridi's sentence said the decision was 'decisive proof' that Pakistan sees itself as being at war with the United States.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): For decades, neurologists have known that a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet can reduce drug resistant epileptic seizures.
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck hosted a star-studded Hollywood fundraiser for politician Elizabeth Warren, who seeks a senate seat in his native Massachusetts.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): U.S. authorities have recovered over 7,000 pounds of marijuana floating off the coast of Orange County in California.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Accusing the Haryana Police of a shoddy probe into the suicide of Meghalaya student Dana Sangma at Gurgaon's Amity University last month, her family members have asked the high court to transfer the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Accusing Haryana Police of a shoddy probe into the suicide of Manipuri student Dana Sangma at Amity University last month, her family members have asked the high court to transfer the case to the Central Bureau of Investigation.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): U.S. Congressman Gary Ackerman, during a committee session to debate U.S. assistance and foreign policy in South Asia, has dubbed Pakistan a "black hole for US aid".
Washington, May 17 (IANS) US lawmakers of both Democratic and Republican parties have slammed the Obama administration's request for $2.4 billion for Pakistan, calling it a "black hole" where the US has "sunk" $24 billion over the last decade.
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) More than 200 students from Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura studying here Sunday held a protest against the death of two northeastern students in Gurgaon and Bangalore last month, saying they fell victim to racial bias.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has introduced a Pakistan Terrorism Accountability (PTA) bill that proposes to deduct 50 million dollars from U.S. aid to Islamabad every time an American is killed "as a result of actions of the ISI".
Washington, May 11(ANI): U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has written a letter to the Secretary for Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, asking why a member of Peoples' Organisation for Balochistan was denied entry into the U.S. in 2008.
Gurgaon, May 11 (IANS) When Dana Sangma, an MBA student and niece of Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, committed suicide in her hostel room April 24, she was following in the footsteps of dozens of others who took the extreme step in Haryana's Gurgaon district which has recorded over 100 such incidents since January.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Denying any evidence of racial bias against MBA student Dana Sangma, officials at the Amity University Friday said personal reasons could have driven the 21-year-old to commit suicide.
New Delhi, May 4(ANI): The parliament on Friday witnessed uproarious scenes on the issue of suicide by the northeastern student, Dana Silva Sangma.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) No evidence of racial bias has been found against MBA student Dana Sangma, who allegedly committed suicide at the Amity University in Haryana, officials of the university said here Friday.
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Amid the ongoing investigations into several cases of alleged racial discrimination against north-east students in different cities, Union Minister of State for Rural Development Agatha Sangma recently revealed that she has also faced racial discrimination as a student.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): U.S. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has written a letter to Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, condemning the recent violence in Balochistan and has called the country a "failed state."
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Several Indian-Americans are among 107 people charged in Medicare fraud schemes involving $450 million in false billings uncovered in an operation across seven cities in the largest US bust in recent history.
Gurgaon, May 1 (IANS) The National Students' Union of India (NSUI), along with students from various faculties at the Amity University campus here, demonstrated Tuesday against the university administration and police for not taking any action against those whom they alleged were responsible for the suicide of MBA aspirant Dana Sangma.
New Delhi, Apr 30 (ANI): Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma strongly presented his niece Dana M Sangma's suicide case as 'racial discrimination' against students from northeast India in Delhi.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday called for a stringent law to address the safety concerns of students from the Northeast and to regulate the behaviour of the authorities at educational institutions.
Gurgaon, April 27 (IANS) Students from various faculties at the Amity campus here gathered Friday for a condolence meeting and observed a candlelight vigil for MBA aspirant Dana Sangma who committed suicide last Tuesday.
Gurgaon, April 26 (IANS) A case has been registered against the Amity University administration here under the stringent SC/ST act following an alleged suicide by a close kin of the Meghalaya chief minister in the campus, a senior police official said Thursday.
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): US Congressmen Dana Rohrabacher, a senior member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, has said that he was barred from entering into Afghanistan because of his critical views over that country's government.