Everything you need to know about Jacob Circle: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Jacob Circle: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new project is asking people having an internet connection to help beam messages into outer space in an attempt to make our presence in the universe known.
Cape Town, June 17 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who has been hospitalised for over a week, continues to get better in a Pretoria hospital, President Jacob Zuma said Sunday.
Cape Town, June 15 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela, who has been hospitalized for a week, continued to show signs of improvement, his grandson said Saturday, reported Xinhua.
Jaipur, June 13 (IANS) A guest house manger was arrested here Thursday for setting up spy cameras inside the rooms and making obscene video clippings of the couples staying in them, a police officer said.
La Paz, June 13 (IANS) Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) has confirmed that the 2014 Dakar Rally will travel through Bolivia.
Johannesburg, June 12 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Wednesday announced progress in Nelson Mandela's health condition as the former leader spent his fifth day in hospital, reported Xinhua.
Singapore, June 12 (IANS) Malaysia's Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) has named an eight-member panel, including two independent consultants, to investigate the death in police custody of two Indian-origin men in that country.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Two convicts escaped from the high security central prison here, police said.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Kerala assembly, set to begin Monday, could see the Oommen Chandy government on the back foot, as differences rage within the party over the induction of state Congress president Ramesh Chennithala into the cabinet.
Washington, June 4 (ANI): After two months of preparations in Kiruna, north of Sweden, the balloon-borne solar observatory Sunrise is ready for its next flight.
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) Actress Heather Graham says she was not comfortable wearing the red carpet outfit that she wore during the premiere of "The Hangover Part III" in Paris, and so, she was nervous.
Lusaka, May 31 (IANS) Spanish La Liga club Real Sociedad has shown interest in signing Zambian striker Jacob Mulenga following his impressive season in the Dutch league.
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Psychological intervention such as behavioural therapy, telephone support and self-help materials are effective in helping smokers to kick the butt, psychiatrists said here Wednesday.
Durban, May 29 (IANS) South Africa's opposition Democratic Alliance (DA) party has criticised the office of the premier of KwaZulu-Natal province for sponsoring a business breakfast for a newspaper owned by an influential Indian-origin family in that country.
Johannesburg, May 23 (ANI): A government report released into the use of a military base by an influential Indian family for a high-profile wedding in South Africa has implicated suspended Chief of State Protocol Bruce Koloane and exonerated President Jacob Zuma and his ministers.
Dhaka, May 22 (IANS) Directed at channeling the "patriotic spirit" of youngsters in Bangladesh to create a "secular youth force", the Shahbag movement, that peaked in February and March with tens of thousands of protesters and torchlight processions, is "not dead" and "lives on" sans the noise and the fury, its leaders and participating activists claim.
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) With a hoot and a honk, meandering through Dhaka's famed traffic snarls, the legion of psychedelic rickshaws that are an essential part of Bangladesh's capital have a new claim to fame - they ferried protestors for free from parts of the city to the site of the revolutionary Shahbag movement during its peak in February and March.
Johannesburg, May 21 (ANI): A well-connected Indian family in South Africa has apologised for the controversy surrounding the landing a chartered plane at Waterkloof Air Force Base to carry guests for his niece's wedding.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 20 (IANS) A Kerala church has asked its followers not to use Chinese made coffins, saying they are not environment friendly.
Johannesburg, May 17 (ANI): A Parliamentary debate on the unauthorised landing of a chartered plane at the Waterkloof Air Force Base by Indian High Commissioner in South Africa Virendra Gupta has been moved forward.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Norway hopes India, a "key player" in the deliberations on climate change, would help find a solution to the fast-melting ice cover in the Arctic region now that it has got observer status in the Arctic Council.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Norway hopes India will help find a solution to the fast melting ice cover in the northernmost part of the globe, now that it has got an observer status in the Arctic Council.
New Delhi/Kiruna, May 15 (IANS) The Arctic Council agreed Wednesday to include six new nations, including India and China, as observers to their eight-state diplomatic council.
Oslo, May 15 (IANS) Norway welcomed India and five other countries after they secured permanent observer status in the inter-governmental forum Arctic Council Wednesday.
New York, May 11 (ANI): A 14-year-old boy from Indiana, who was diagnosed with moderate to severe autism at the age of 2, has an IQ of 170, which is higher than Einstein's, and he is now on the road to winning a Nobel Prize.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): The Arctic was very warm during a period roughly 3.5 to 2 million years ago, a new study suggests.
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Analyses of the longest continental sediment core ever collected in the Arctic has provided "absolutely new knowledge" of Arctic climate from 2.2 to 3.6 million years ago.
Johannesburg, May 4 (ANI): President Jacob Zuma has welcomed the investigations into the landing of a Gupta family-chartered jet at the Waterkloof Air Force Base, but emphasised that the investigation should not be allowed to impact negatively on the relations between South Africa and India.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Men now have a one-stop shop on the latest fashion trends, leisure, technology, gadgets and automobiles through a fashion e-magazine launched by a leading luxury menswear brand.
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Johannesburg, May 3 (ANI): Indian High Commissioner in South Africa Virendra Gupta has created a furore after landing a chartered jet at Waterkloof Air Force Base to carry guests for his niece's wedding.
Johannesburg, Apr 30 (ANI): The ruling African National Congress (ANC) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) have been criticised on the social media after new footage of former president Nelson Mandela was released clearly showing that he is ailing, despite the party's earlier assurances to the contrary.
Cape Town, April 30 (IANS) The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) Monday showed rare footage of former president Nelson Mandela sitting in a chair with a blanket over his legs, flanked by President Jacob Zuma, his medical team and several senior members of the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Monday showed a rare footage of former president Nelson Mandela.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 (IANS) In Kerala where politics revolves around various allies of the rival fronts, three of four factions of the Kerala Congress have been in the news for some time now. There is the possibility of a fifth faction coming into existence ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
New York, Apr. 22 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo has appeared in a new ad campaign for Jacob Arabo's jewellery brand Jacob and Co.
Washington, April 19 (ANI): Many people believe that smoking tobacco through a hookah is less harmful than smoking cigarettes.
Washington, April 14 (IANS) The fifth round of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue will be held in Washington, D.C. during the week of July 8-12, the US Treasury Department announced Saturday.
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Having witnessed some of the most remarkable developments in communications during its long history, Mumbai's imposing General Post Office (GPO)building - arguably the country's largest post office - completed its 100 years Friday.
Charleston (South Carolina), April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Serena Williams has won her third Family Circle Cup title in Charleston after battling back from a set down to defeat Jelena Jankovic in the final.
Sydney, Apr 5 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela's wife has said that the 94-year-old icon is 'fine' and his health is improving.
Charleston (US), April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australian tennis player Sam Stosur retired with a calf injury from her third-round match at a WTA tour event here in South Carolina.
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and South African President Jacob Zuma "interacted on several occasions" during the BRICS summit in Durban though the two sides did not hold delegation-level talks, an official said here Wednesday.
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Despite being one of the top-spenders and having one of the best teams, Mumbai Indians are yet to win the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Johannesburg, April 1 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela continued to receive treatment in hospital four days after re-admission due to the recurrence of his lung infection, the presidency said.
Johannesburg, Mar. 31 (ANI): Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela was comfortable and breathing without difficulty on his third day in hospital after he was treated for pneumonia, the president's office has said.
Johannesburg, March 31 (IANS) Nelson Mandela was breathing without difficulty, South Africa's presidency said Saturday, as he spent third day in the hospital due to a lung infection.
London, Mar 29 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma has reassured his country's citizens that former leader Nelson Mandela is doing 'very well', and people 'must not panic'.
Johannesburg, March 28 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela was admitted to a hospital overnight due to a new lung infection, the presidency said Thursday.
London, Mar. 28 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela has been admitted to hospital with a recurrence of a lung infection.
Durban, March 27 (Xinhua-ANI): BRICS countries on Wednesday morning have launched the BRICS Business Council, the key institution expected to drive private sector investments among the five member countries.
Durban, March 25 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Monday for the 5th BRICS Summit to join over the next two days the other leaders of the bloc that comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
New Delhi, Mar. 25 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Monday said India will pitch for measures to revive global economic growth and also ensure sustainable development at the fifth Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) Summit in Durban.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left Monday morning for the 5th BRICS Summit in Durban to join over the next two days the other leaders of the bloc that comprises Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.
New Delhi, Mar. 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will leave for Durban, South Africa, on Monday for the two-day Fifth BRICS Summit that will see him engaging with leaders of Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa.
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves for Durban Monday for the 5th BRICS Summit over the next two days with the leaders of Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 22 (IANS) With Easter Sunday fast approaching, it's a mixed bag for Christians as most of them will be in a pensive mood starting Palm Sunday till Easter Sunday, when things brighten up.
Bangalore, March 20 (IANS) Next generation entrepreneurs and start-ups came together to display 29 innovative products here Wednesday at 'Tech Circle Demo 2013', the Indian edition of the world's leading technology products platform.
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping said Tuesday that China is ready to work with the US to "advance cooperative partnership" between the two countries.
Beijing, March 18 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will visit China March 19-20, said authorities.
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Online chatting, playing computer games or watching television at night can leave children sleep deprived and adversely affect their studies and physical health, psychiatrists said at a conference here Wednesday.
Jaipur, March 13 (IANS) The Rajasthan government rescued 49 children, including 27 girls, from illegal confinement at two illegal child shelter homes in the state capital, officials said Wednesday.
Sydney, Mar 12 (ANI): Overt racial altercations like that displayed in a recent shocking altercation between two women on a Transperth bus are often not reported because they have become a part of the Australian society and people have started accepting them, according to a Perth cultural studies expert.
Thrissur (Kerala), March 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will lay the foundation stone for a state-of-the-art zoo at Puthoor near here Saturday.
London, March 10 (IANS) Former South African president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela spent Saturday night at a hospital in Pretoria after being admitted for what was said to be a scheduled check-up, media reports said Sunday.
London, March 7 (ANI): A special Twilight Twi-line has been set up to assist those fans who are feeling a little bit down about the end of the adventure.
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Mridul Jacob from Chennai has won the seventh edition of The Debut, an initiative which recognises fresh talent in the field of fashion.
Dhaka, Mar. 5 (ANI): Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni on Saturday said the government is considering a demand by civil society activists to ban the country's top Islamist party, the Jamaat-e-Islami, for spearheading ongoing clashes bordering on militant activity.
Kolkata, Mar 2 (IANS) Describing the Shahbag protests in Dhaka demanding death penalty for war criminals as a new dawn, writers, singers and artists from West Bengal Saturday hailed the movement.
Kochi, Mar 2 (IANS) Services will take on hosts Kerala in a mouthwatering summit clash of the Santosh Trophy for the National Football Championship at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.
London, Mar 1 (ANI): South Korean mobile maker Samsung has lost the legal battle to secure an iPhone ban in Japan.
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): Samsung has reportedly hired a judge who favored the Korean mobile maker in a recent court case against rival Apple.
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Steven Spielberg will head the jury of 66th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival.
Toronto, Feb 27 (IANS) Besides conferring health benefits, meditation also fosters liberal attitudes immediately after a session, say Canadian researchers.
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 18 (IANS) The present condition of Kerala's 116 public sector undertakings (PSUs) is appalling with their investment eroding over the years due to sustained losses, says a report of India's government auditor.
Cape Town, Feb. 15 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma has ordered law enforcement agencies to prioritize cases of rape and murder against women and children.
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Louis Philippe, one of the known formal wear brands, opened their exclusive footwear store here.
Johannesburg, Feb 11 (IANS) Anti-apartheid hero and former South African president Nelson Mandela was looking comfortable when President Jacob Zuma visited him, the presidency said.
New Delhi, Feb. 8 (ANI): The Supreme Court today decided to examine alleged non-implementation and non-compliance of its guidelines on the issue of strikes and 'dharnas' by political outfits and others which have in many cases resulted in destruction of public and private property.
The Hague, Feb 4 (IANS) FC Utrecht defeated FC Twente 4-2 and leapfrogged Vitesse to fifth position in the the Dutch Eredivisie table.
Johannesburg, Feb 3 (ANI): Former South African President F.W. de Klerk has said that South Africa was at the crossroads between moving in a racially disruptive direction or a practical, wide ranging path under the ruling African National Congress (ANC).
London, February 3(ANI): A Pennsylvania rodent called Phil has predicted that an end to winter's bitter cold will come soon.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Archivists and collectors of art in South Asia attending the India Art Fair here are upbeat again, after the slump that followed the 2008 global financial meltdown. Prices are more realistic, after the escalation that preceded 2008.
Lucknow, Jan 31 (IANS) A stalker shot at a woman neighbour and then pulled the trigger on himself here Thursday, police said. Both of them were critically injured.
London, Jan 30 (ANI): 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star Scott Disick has revealed just what he does on an average day.
Johannesburg, Jan. 29 (ANI): South Africa's Democratic Alliance party has denied receiving funding of four million rand from an Indian-origin family, close allies of South African President Jacob Zuma have said.
London, January 27 (ANI): A cat, who has become an instant internet sensation, has mystified animal experts by trekking 200 miles home after disappearing on a family road trip eight weeks earlier.
Tel Aviv, Jan 24 (IANS) High levels of oxygen reverse brain damage caused by a stroke, traumatic injury or metabolic disorder even years after the event, an Israeli study says.
Washington, January 23 (ANI): Doonya classes, which combines high-energy aerobics and conditioning with the hip-swaying, arm-swirling exuberance of Indian folk, pop and classical dance, is being lead by an Indian-origin girl in a New York studio.
Jaipur, Jan 17 (IANS) Authorities are working overtime to beautify the Rajasthan capital ahead of a three-day Congress party meeting that starts Friday.
Washington, Jan. 14 (ANI): A cat with an extraordinary sense of direction, managed to find her way back home in Florida, after she got separated from her owners while on vacation.
London, Jan 12 (ANI): The US government has warned thousands of companies to beef up protection of computers which oversee power plants and other utilities.
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Making yet another contentious nomination, US President Barack Obama has named his chief of staff, Jacob "Jack" Lew to replace Tim Geithner as Treasury Secretary in his second term.
London, Jan. 10 (ANI): A teenager hailing from Cardiff, who trained himself to become an international racing driver by playing a computer game in his bedroom, has entered the record books.
New York, Jan 9 (ANI): The makers of controversial film 'Zero Dark Thirty' have defended their cinematic depiction of the CIA's harsh interrogation techniques that helped lead to the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Paris, Jan 5 (IANS) He is 50, but rocker Jon Bon Jovi still flaunts a six pack.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 4 (IANS) Nandu is set to make his directorial debut with "Thekotthu Thekkoru Desathu".
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela, at home after a long hospital stay, is aware of social media rumours that he is close to death, his granddaughter Zaziwe Manaway told CNN Friday.
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma has sparked off a controversy by saying that the idea of having a pet is part of 'white culture'.
Johannesburg, Dec. 27 (Xinhua-ANI): Former President Nelson Mandela was discharged from hospital on Wednesday evening after staying there almost three weeks, the Presidency said.