Everything you need to know about Fort William: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Fort William: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan, who plays a negative role in forthcoming movie "Issaq", sports a thick and long handlebar moustache in the movie. He says whether his role becomes popular or not, his moustache will have its own fan following post the movie's release.
London, June 19 (IANS/EFE) Fourteen watercolour fruit studies by Salvador Dali were sold for the first time Tuesday at an auction in London, fetching a total of 726,000 pounds ($1.13 million).
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Indian movie buffs have loved his action avatar for years, but Hollywood actor Jackie Chan, here for the inauguration of the China Film Festival Tuesday, showed his jolly side much to the delight of the star-struck audience. He says he is growing old, but it's the audience's love that keeps him going.
Washington, June 18 (IANS) A US hospital has announced that it is looking for kids for the world's first paediatric hand transplant program.
London, June 17(ANI): British people will be spending a whopping amount of 243 million pounds on celebrating William and Kate's baby.
London, June 16 (IANS) British musician Robbie Williams, who is still learning how to be a good father to his daughter, says when his daughter will bring home her first boyfriend, "I'll be so intimidating that he'll run away".
London, June 16 (ANI): Ecuador's foreign minister will be arriving in the UK for talks with his British counterpart over the situation of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
London, June 15 (ANI): Hunt has been on in India for possible cousins and relatives of Prince William after it emerged that he has a sliver of Indian ancestry.
London, June 14 (IANS) Britain Friday agreed with the US assessment of chemical weapons being used in Syria.
London, June 14 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge, who is due to give birth in July, has conducted her last solo public engagement on Thursday.
New York, June 14 (ANI): Kate Middleton is reportedly considering the option of hypno-birthing for delivering her first child.
London, June 12 (ANI): A silk tie that was worn by Princess Diana, when she visited St Mary's Hospital in Paddington to see her new-born nephew Louis, Viscount Althorp, in 1994, is set to be auctioned off for 3,000 pounds.
London, June 11(ANI): Prince William has come out in the media expressing his feelings of being a search and rescue pilot.
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A new research has confirmed that the tropics have been and continue to be the Earth's engine of biodiversity.
Los Angeles, June 11 (IANS) The Duchess of Cambridge has been shopping for her nursery ahead of the arrival of her and Prince William's first child.
London, June 10 (ANI): Britain's foreign secretary William Hague has said that law abiding British citizens need not worry about GCHQ surveillance programme which is in collaboration with US agencies.
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A former National Security Agency (NSA) official has claimed that the agency's phone data collection of all US Verizon customers is only a 'tip of the iceberg' as the estimates go as high as 20 trillion phone calls and mails by US citizens.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): A Persian carpet decorated with swirling vines and vibrant flowers that was stored for decades by the Corcoran Gallery of Art has been sold for more than 30 million dollars in the U.S..
Washington, June 4 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has been paid 500,000 dollars for a 45-minute speech in Israel honoring Israeli President Shimon Peres' 90th birthday.
London, June 3 (ANI): Al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen has said that the Boston Marathon blasts have revealed America's fragile security and proved that making bombs was within "everyone's reach".
London, Jun. 3 (ANI): Princes William and Harry were spotted partying with scantily clad babes and inflatable willies, while celebrating the impending marriage of a pal.
Damascus, June 2 (IANS) The Syrian opposition's rejection of talks with the Damascus government and its disarray will benefit President Bashar al-Assad's administration, analysts said.
London, June 2 (ANI): An Ecuadorian government minister is set to visit Wikileaks founder Assange at Australia's London embassy where he has been put to exile for almost a year as he is needed for questioning in Sweden over sexual assault allegations by two women.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): In a move that once again raised the hopes of wrestlers all over the world, the sport of wrestling won a reprieve and made the International Olympic Committee (IOC) list for the 2020 Olympics, three months after being dropped from the list.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Months before US President Barack Obama declared that the al Qaeda was "on a path to defeat", his aides had been telling Congress that the terrorist network was expanding and was capable of inflicting mass casualties in the US.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): It is not only your own innate taste, but also what you have been taught that decides if you like a work of art, according to an Australian-Norwegian research team.
Washington, May 29 (IANS/EFE) The US State Department confirmed Tuesday that two officials at its embassy in Venezuela were hospitalized after they were wounded in a shooting incident at a Caracas strip club.
Los Angeles, May 29 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt and his partner Angelina Jolie are keen to move in the "Moneyball" star's parents into their French home. They want their family close to them.
London, May 28 (ANI): A ban on arming Syrian opposition forces has been automatically lifted.
Washington, May 27 (ANI): The Palestinian family who sold the world's oldest biblical manuscripts to scholars and institutions is now quietly marketing the leftovers-fragments the family says it has kept in a Swiss safe deposit box all these years.
London, May 27 (ANI): Prince Harry is losing his locks just like elder brother, William, experts have revealed.
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Prince William is very excited at the prospect of becoming a father, the chief executive of a charity has revealed.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Deceased Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev participated in a 2011 gruesome triple murder outside Boston along with a Chechen killed during a confrontation with law enforcement officers,
London, May 22 (ANI): Former rugby player Mike Tindall has said that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will make great parents.
London, May 22 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge has been branded Britain's "Queen Wag" by an outspoken author in her new book.
London, May 21 (ANI): Prince William has revealed that he cannot wait to be a father, after he was given another gift, a babygro with the words: "My daddy is a hero", for his unborn child.
London, May 19 (IANS) Tiny gnome statues of Prince William and his pregnant wife Kate, the duchess of Cambridge, will be auctioned online to raise money for children to learn about gardening in schools.
Melbourne, May 19(ANI): Buzz has it that 2000 Olympics medallist Ian Thorpe Thorpe and James Middleton, the brother of the Duchess of Cambridge, have become flatmates.
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Uranus and Neptune have long been known to harbor swirling clouds and violent winds churning up their atmospheres.
Film: "Epic"; Voices: Amanda Seyfried, Beyonce Knowles, Colin Farrell, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Steven Tyler, Jason Sudeikis, Pitbull, Judah Friedlander, Blake Anderson, Chris O'Dowd, Emma Kenney, and Jason Harris; Director: Chris Wedge; Rating: *** 1/2
Washington, May 17 (ANI): The Kepler space telescope - NASA's primary instrument for detecting planets beyond our solar system-had suffered a critical failure and could soon be shut down permanently, the agency's officials announced Wednesday, May 15.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Designer Sabyassachi Mukherjee, the man behind styling Vidya Balan's look at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival, says that as "India is known as a bling country" he used a "little embellishment" to bring freshness.
London, May 16 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge has topped a poll of celebs that ladies most like to copy.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): The man behind the American television soap opera 'The Bold and the Beautiful', Ron Weaver, died on Thursday. He was 75.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): Mobile phone calls may cause a rise in blood pressure; yoga may lower it; and despite the need to cut back on sodium to lower blood pressure, hypertensive individuals may have an increased desire for saltier foods.
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actor Will Smith is set to star in the remake of 1969 released "The Wild Bunch".
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Kansas State University chemical engineer and his team are using graphene quantum dots to improve sensing devices in a twofold project.
Gettysburg (Pennsylvania), May 12 (IANS) This small town just an hour and a half drive away from Washington has a population of a mere 110,000. But every year three million people from India and all over the world come visiting.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): US Deputy Secretary of State, William Burns, met Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai here on Friday during which they reviewed the full range of bilateral relations and agreed to focus further on the economic issues.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) US Deputy Secretary of State William Burns Friday met Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai and the two discussed the full range of India-US bilateral relations as well as the India-US civil nuclear deal.
London, May 10 (ANI): A father from Sussex came to know of his 13-year-old son's death in a road accident after the news was posted by the boarding school on their website.
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Days after his meeting with External Affairs Minister SalmanKhurshid in the Kazakh capital Almaty, US Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns arrives in New Delhi this week to hold talks on a host of issues, including Afghanistan and expanding civil nuclear cooperation with India.
Miami, May 8 (IANS/EFE) Cuban actor William Levy will star with Jada Pinkett-Smith in a new film that has as its background the world of salsa.
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Charles Earl Spencer, brother of late princess Diana, says he will close the museum he had set up in the honour of his sister.
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Japan's Chief of Army Staff General Eiji Kimizuka visited the Eastern Command Headquarters at Fort William here Tuesday and discussed issues concerning security and enhancing military ties between the two armies.
London, May 6 (ANI): Original 'Star Trek' series' pilot episode bombed with the test audience and was on the verge of getting scrapped, a new documentary has revealed.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The use of bicycle helmets should be required by law, a new study has suggested.
Colombo, May 5 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka in November, the government said here Sunday.
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A NASA-led modeling study has provided new evidence that global warming could change future global rainfall patterns and increase the risk of both flooding and drought.
London, May 04(ANI): Prince Harry has turned his hand to carpentry in order to make toys for his soon-to-arrive nephew.
Wellington, May 3 (ANI): The Duchess of Cambridge is a lioness when it comes to making decisions about her baby, and will apparently buck royal protocol by moving to her mother's (Carole Middleton) place after the birth, according to a report.
Rome, May 3 (IANS/EFE) US director William Friedkin, creator of films such as "The Exorcist" and "The French Connection", will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at this year's Venice Film Festival, organizers said Thursday.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): New experimental results have shed light on how mammals act on the basis of sound cues.
London, May 1 (IANS) The Duchess of Cambridge, who is expecting her first baby with Prince William, is said to be already thinking about a second child.
London, May 1 (ANI): Kate Middleton, who is pregnant with her first child, is already planning a second child.
New York, May 1 (ANI): In the final weeks of April 1945, Hitler was hiding out in his secret bunker when Soviet and German forces fought viciously for control of Berlin.
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Hollywood film "Epic", a 3D animated adventure comedy, will hit Indian screens May 17, a week before it opens in the US.
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Federal agents investigating the deadly Boston Marathon bombings have visited the home of the dead suspect's widow even as they looked for his possible links with a couple of militants, according to various media reports.
Siliguri, April 28 (IANS) A stuntman who held the Guinness World Record for covering the longest distance on a zip wire hanging by a tuft of his hair met a tragic end in West Bengal Sunday while trying to cross the Teesta river, police said.
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Prince Harry delivered a teddy bear, which was handed to him by a little girl for his soon-to-be born nephew, to his brother William and sister-in-law Kate.
Washington, Apr. 28 (ANI): American biologists have identified eight genes that are called into action near the areas where wounds occur.
Melbourne, Apr. 28 (ANI): Nurse Jacinta Saldanha, who committed suicide after answering a hoax phone call about the Duchess of Cambridge by two Australian DJs, left a suicide note where she reportedly blamed them for her death.
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Prince Harry's romance with his girlfriend Cressida Bonas is in trouble, as she is reluctant to get married.
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in a Moscow pre-trial detention facility was a "tragedy" Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday while insisting no crime had been committed.
London, Apr. 27 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were seen jokingly fighting with magic wands, as they visited the Harry Potter studios in Hertfordshire.
Almaty (Kazakhstan), Apr. 26 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here that there could be a coalition government in Pakistan, but it was too early to come to any conclusion.
Washington, April 26 (IANS/EFE) Former US President Bill Clinton has joined Twitter and attracted more than 400,000 followers within 24 hours on the social network.
Washington, April 26 (ANI): Prince Harry, who will become an uncle after the birth of Prince William and Kate's first child- due in July, got some hands-on training in the art of the diaper change on Thursday.
Dubai, April 26 (IANS/WAM) The British embassy in Dubai celebrated the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. The event was attended by UAE Minister of Economy Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri and British Foreign Secretary William Hague.
Washington, April 24 (IANS) The Boston Marathon bombing "is the fifth case", including the case of David Headley, a key plotter of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, where potential terrorists have survived the American security scrutiny, according to a key US lawmaker.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Facing the death penalty on charges of using a weapon of mass destruction, the surviving Boston bombings suspect has claimed that his older brother, not any international terrorist group, masterminded the deadly attack, according to a media report.
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Two veteran anti-terrorism prosecutors, including an Indian American attorney Aloke Chakravarty, are leading the case against the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
New York, April 22 (ANI): John F. Kennedy was - unbeknownst to him, at first - a methamphetamine addict, an explosive new book has revealed.
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Patients of neuralgia, a condition where nerves are damaged by surgery, can get relief from a minimally invasive interventional radiology treatment called cryoneurolysis that places a tiny ball of ice on damaged nerves.
London, April 21(ANI): Kate Middleton will reportedly move in with her parents after her baby is born.
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): 'The Great Gatsby' featuring Leonardo DiCaprio in the title role and directed by Australian Baz Luhrmann, will open this year's Cannes festival in 3-D.
Film: "The Host"; Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Jake Abel, Max Irons, William Hurt, Diane Kruger, Chandler Canterbury, Boyd Holbrook and Frances Fisher; Director: Andrew Niccol; Rating: **1/2
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Scientists have discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star.
Washington, April 17 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed the most powerful microbatteries ever documented.
Washington, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US military policeman based in Alaska has been sentenced to 16 years in prison and given a dishonourable discharge for selling US military secrets to someone he thought was a Russian spy.
London, Apr 16 (ANI): The British government is increasingly concerned there is evidence that chemical weapons have been used in Syria.
London, April 15 (IANS) Angelina Jolie arranged for spicy Indian delicacies like lamb bhuna, chicken korma and chicken tikka to be made here for her to fly home to fiance Brad Pitt.
Washington, April 12(ANI): Mount Sinai researchers have identified a soy-based treatment for colorectal cancer, a promising therapy for treatment-resistant ovarian cancer and a new drug target for advanced prostate cancer.
Wellington, Apr. 12 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has joined British Foreign Secretary William Hague to announce an additional funding of 36 million dollars from G-8 nations, for putting up a series of measures to prevent sexual violence and ensuring justice for survivors of military conflicts.
Phnom Penh, April 10 (IANS) The US Wednesday launched a $30 million initiative to support Cambodia's fight against HIV/AIDS, the US embassy here said.
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Bookmakers have now slashed the odds from 25-1 to 12-1on Prince William and Kate naming their first child Alexandra.
London, Apr. 9 (ANI): Prince William has opened up in a new documentary about his concern in making sure that he takes the right decisions while he is piloting an aircraft on a rescue mission.
London, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will name their baby Philip, after his great-grandad, if they have a boy, according to reports.
Washington, Apr 6 (ANI): Human skin and a fruit fly's exoskeleton, called a "cuticle" may not look alike, but both coverings protect against injury, infection, and dehydration.
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Actor Chris Pine reveals he wasn't too excited with the offer to feature in 2009 film "Star Trek", initially. He says the sci-fi reboot was "the furthest thing" from the dramatic parts he had dreamt of essaying.