Everything you need to know about Officer's Training Academy: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Officer's Training Academy: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Washington May 23 (ANI): Michael Douglas has revealed that the role of the late 'Liberace' in the upcoming movie 'Behind the Candelabra' was a beautiful gift because he got it just after his struggle with stage-four throat cancer.
New York, May 23 (ANI): A man from Sacramento has been arrested for calling 911 more than 100 times in about a month.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): India has sought access from the US to the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack convict David Headley and his accomplice Tahawwur Rana, both of undergoing sentence awarded by a Chicago court after being found guilty of terrorism charges.
London, May 22 (IANS) China welcomes "constructive and sensible advice" and suggestions on Tibet's development, Chinese Tibetologists said here.
New York, May 22 (ANI): Champion skier Lindsey Vonn, who is dating Tiger Woods, is said to have turned to notorious drug doctor Bernd Pansold, who spends time in jail for his involvement in doping female German athletes with muscle-building drugs without their knowledge, to help with her fitness.
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): In a step towards enhancing transparency, the Central Governmnet has extended the facility of e-filing of RTI applications to ministries of Home Affairs and Agriculture.
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A study has confirmed that collisions of coronal mass ejections (CMEs), emissions of magnetized ionized gas from the Sun, can be super-elastic.
Karachi, May 22 (ANI): Pakistan batsman Mohammad Yousuf has said he hopes to serve the country in a coaching role as he distances himself as an active cricketer.
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Young racing driver Jehan Daruvala began his 2013 season in style winning the opening race of the KFJ British Karting Championship at Rowrah in Cumbria, England.
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.
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) US-based IT services company iGate Corp. Tuesday said it has sacked Chief Executive Officer Phaneesh Murthy on the charges of sexual harassment by a woman employee.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Seth MacFarlane has revealed on Twitter that he is too busy to host the Oscars in 2014.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Researchers who discovered that mouse hair has a circadian clock - a 24-hour cycle of growth followed by restorative repair - suspect that hair loss in humans from toxic cancer radiotherapy and chemotherapy might be minimized if these treatments are given late in the day.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists have found that salamanders' immune systems are key to their remarkable ability to regrow limbs, and could also underpin their ability to regenerate spinal cords, brain tissue and even parts of their hearts.
Chennai, May 21 (IANS) Telugu actor-comedian Ali, who will be conferred with a doctorate by the Academy of Universal Peace, is thrilled about the honour and dedicates it to his father.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A new research has found evidence of a major cosmic event near the end of the Ice Age, which resulted in a climate change that forced many species, including wooly mammoths, to die.
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Two special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) were killed during a hostage rescue training exercise off the coast of Virginia Beach.
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) "Black" fame actress Ayesha Kapur enjoys shopping for accessories so much that she decided to make it her business and launched her own label - Ayesha Accessories.
Hull (England), May 19 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal will lead India's challenge at the British Open Squash Championships beginning here Monday. The prestigious tournament is the world's oldest.
Hanoi, May 19 (IANS) Vietnam Sunday successfully conducted test flights of six indigenously-made unmanned aerial vehicles, a media report said.
Hull (England), May 19 (IANS) Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal will lead India's challenge at the British Open Squash Championships beginning here Monday. The prestigious event is the oldest on the calendar.
Washington, May 19(ANI): Nicole Kidman will star as Grace Kelly in a biopic that will be produced by Academy Award winner Harvey Weinstein and will be release the next Oscar season.
Washington, May 17 (ANI): To ensure paternity, male reed warblers aggressively try to chase off competitors and to keep potentially "double-dealing" females in line, a new study has found.
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has given its approval for increase in the present income criterion of Rs. 4.5 lakh per annum for applying the Creamy Layer restriction throughout the country to Rs. 6 lakh per annum.
Washington, May 16 (ANI): When the brain's primary "learning center" is damaged, complex new neural circuits arise to compensate for the lost function.
New Delhi, May 15 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K.Antony today said that matters of defence were no longer top secret and added that every defence deal is conducted in a transparent manner.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): A 21-year-old has become the Afghan Air Force's first female pilot to be trained to fly in 30 years.
Gurgaon, May 14 (IANS) The 14th International Indian Film Academy awards (IIFA) will be held in Macau from June 4 it was announced here Tuesday. This is the second time that the event will be held in the city.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Chinese scientists have revealed that human cases of novel H7N9 influenza virus infections can also be traced to a virus circulating among birds in poultry farms.
Caracas, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro Monday launched a plan to fight crime that, in its first phase, will involve 3,000 soldiers in police operations in crime-ridden neighbourhoods in Caracas.
New York, May 14 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow, who recently won coveted People magazine title of the world's most beautiful woman, has confessed that she is far from being 'perfect'.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers have identified the dose of dengue virus in human blood that is required to infect mosquitoes when they bite.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): Researchers have found that cancers physically alter cells in the lymphatic system - a network of vessels that transports and stores immune cells throughout the body - to promote the spread of disease, a process called metastasis.
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday refuted charges of flexing its muscles in the International Cricket Council (ICC) to get Laxman Sivaramakrishnan elected in the cricket committee and ruled out pulling out of next month's Champions Trophy in England.
Geneva, May 13 (IANS) Italian actress, artist and philanthropist Gina Lollobrigida's 23 outstanding jewels will be on sale Tuesday at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Sale here.
Washington, May 13 (ANI): A physician specializing in bioidentical hormone therapy has offered some tips to deal with dyspareunia, the technical term for pain during sexual intercourse, which can be related to mental or physical causes.
London, May 13(ANI): Preaching by extremists and discrimination through segregation at student events has become a widespread trend at many UK universities, a student equality group has claimed.
Bangalore, May 13 (ANI-Business Wire India): Leading global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company Wipro Ltd today announced that it has been named amongst the top three in the '2013 Global Outsourcing 100' list compiled annually by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP), the global, standard-setting organization and advocate for the outsourcing profession.
Srinagar, May 13 (ANI): A year long course in fruit and vegetable preservation has been introduced with the aim of providing employment to women in the Kashmir valley.
Paris, May 12 (IANS) China's all-conquering table tennis team has been expected to make another clean sweep of titles at the upcoming World Championships, but their head coach said that his top priority is to bring "joy" to French fans.
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A Muslim group has accused a Christian organization of defamation for publishing a book that accuses the Muslim collective of holding terrorist training in its enclaves.
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) An arrest warrant has been issued for nine presiding officers of polling stations in a National Assembly constituency for not yet providing results, a media report said Sunday.
London, May 12 (ANI): A teenager from Birmingham who was told that she would never walk again has defied medics by winning a world dance championships.
Abu Dhabi, May 11 (IANS/WAM) Nine students from the Abu Dhabi Women's College have returned from Tanzania following a successful trip to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, the world's fourth highest mountain.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Yahoo! Inc. is considering bidding for Hulu LLC's streaming-TV service.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): A team of researchers has reported that they have sequenced the sacred lotus genome, and the results offer insight into the heart of some of its mysteries.
London, May 10 (ANI): Everton manager David Moyes plans to swim under the pressure by introducing grueling training sessions for the players when he will turn up as Manchester United's manager, replacing Alex Ferguson after 26 glorious years at the helm.
Madrid, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Actor Alfredo Landa, one of the best-known faces in Spanish film and the creator of a genre known as "landismo", died Thursday in Madrid, sources at the Spanish Film Academy told EFE. He was 80.
New York, May 10 (ANI): Miley Cyrus has seen off competition from Selena Gomez and Rihanna to be named as No. 1 on Maxim's Hot 100 List.
Tokyo, May 9 (ANI): Two scholars from a Chinese research center have suggested re-examining the ownership of the Japanese island chain that includes Okinawa.
Abu Dhabi, May 9 (ANI): Do you own a dog and don't know how to train it? Abu Dhabi Police is there for your rescue. The cops have taken charge of training civilian dogs at their facility, teaching them to be obedient and guard their masters.
Moscow, May 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian cosmonauts could take an unlit Olympic torch aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the relay route for the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, an official related to expedition has said.
London, May 8 (IANS) Academy Award-winning actor Michael Caine says his father thought he was gay when he told him that he wants to be an actor.
Mohali, May 7 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore's new opening batsman Cheteshwar Pujara feels Twenty20 is not all about coming out with innovative shots but shifting gears at the right moment.
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Scientists have zero-ed in on a gene linked to Parkinson's disease that plays a role in delaying ageing in fruit flies, says a US study.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Researchers believe ancient plankton DNA might be widely preserved in Black Sea lake sediments and can likely be used to reconstruct past life in the majority of oceanic and lake environments.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu, who will next feature in an athletic avatar in Vikram Bhatt's "Creature", has taken to the TRX Rip trainer, a portable training tool, to develop a toned physique for the film.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The second flight of ESA's newest launch vehicle, Vega, has been completed from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, releasing 3 satellites into different orbits.
Shimla, May 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh, with a population of 6,856,509, has over 46 lakh voters and photo identity cards have been prepared for all of them, state's Chief Electoral Officer Narinder Chauhan said here Monday.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): There is a strong connection between the food people eat and their oral health, a recently updated position paper of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has stated.
Washington, May 6 (ANI): The use of bicycle helmets should be required by law, a new study has suggested.
Bhubaneswar, May 5 (IANS) A wild bear mauled eight people, including two women, to death and injured eight others in a forest in Odisha's Koraput district before being killed by villagers, an official said Sunday.
Washington, May 5 (IANS) It was amazing enough that in cricket-crazy India, America's national pastime baseball has found a foothold in the northeastern state of Manipur.
London, May 05 (ANI): Harper Lee is suing her literary agent and others over the rights to her classic novel- To Kill a Mockingbird.
Bangalore, May 4 (ANI): Karnataka is all set for the assembly polls on Sunday with extended polling time and tight security.
Bhubaneswar, May 4 (IANS) Over a hundred villagers killed a wild bear that had injured a man and subsequently set the body ablaze in Odisha, an official said Saturday.
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian researcher has claimed to have discovered fragments of the largest celestial body to hit the Earth in recorded history - in 1908 -though he has waited for 23 years before going public with the findings.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Humans have two different kinds of brown fat cells and not one kind as previously thought, according to researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
London, May 3 (IANS) American actress Gabourey Sidibe, who was nominated for the Academy Award for best actress in 2009 for "Precious", has said her last boyfriend was gay.
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Indian racing driver Parth Ghorpade will test a Formula 3 car at the Ferrari Driver Academy (FDA) in the second week of May as part of his prize for winning the Formula Pilota Asian Championship last year.
Sydney, May 2 (ANI): In a delirious accident, a five-year-old American boy has reportedly shot his two-year-old sister, identified as Caroline Starks with a .22 calibre rifle that he had been gifted by his parents on his birthday last year.
Kingston (Jamaica), May 2 (IANS/CMC) Sprint icon Usain Bolt has pulled out of this weekend's Jamaica Invitational with a hamstring strain.
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Two new studies add to the growing evidence that nearsightedness in children could be prevented or minimized by spending time outdoors.
MIW foundation with support of Supreme Infrastructure India Ltd. has organized a Self Defense Training Workshop for girl students of Hansraj Model Public School, New Delhi which was conducted by special team of Delhi Police. More that 3oo girls students benefited from the workshop which was commenced from15th April, 2013.
Washington, May 1(ANI): A new study has found a significant positive association between long sleep duration and the development of colorectal cancer, especially among individuals who are overweight or snore regularly.
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday said there is a need to equip the Enforcement Directorate (ED) with more trained human resources and latest information technology to deal with the sophisticated crimes of money laundering.
Bhubaneswar, April 30 (IANS) The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha would be closed for tourists for two-and-half months from May 15 as the nesting season of crocodiles is about to commence, a forest official said Tuesday.
The Minister of Education, Social Welfare, Women & Child Development, Prof. Kiran Walia said that Govt. of Delhi will promote sports activities in all schools in the capital to groom the school children in order to perform best in the field of sports. Prof. Walia was speaking while inaugurating
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new study by MIT researchers indicates that when we process language, we often make mental edits.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A team of neuroscientists has identified a cellular change in the brain that accompanies obesity.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Catherine Zeta-Jones has entered into a rehabilitation facility to seek help for her bipolar disorder on Monday, it has been revealed.
London, April 30 (IANS) Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jone has reportedly registered at a treatment centre for her bipolar disorder.
Washington, April 30 (ANI): Eating foods that contain omega-3 fatty acids, found in fish, chicken and salad dressing and avoiding saturated fats, meat and dairy foods may be linked to preserving memory and thinking abilities, the largest study to date has found.
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The government hopes to set up 1,500 Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) and 5,000 Skill Development Centres (SDCs) in Public Private Partnership (PPP).
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Seven northeastern states, including Assam, have proposed setting up 28 new Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) in the region, parliament was informed Monday.
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) Being paid to travel and scooping a monthly salary of 10,000 yuan ($1,600) just for taking photos and writing blogs... this is not a dream, but Hao Na's job.
The first super star of the century Rajesh Khanna and the king of romance Yash Chopra will be honoured with Dadasaheb Phalke Award for their outstanding contribution in Indian Cinema. Late Khana would be honored with superstar of Indian cinema award, while late Yash Chopra will be conferred with the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Award. In addition to that other eminent personalities to receive the awards include legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle, Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpai, Irfan Khan and many others.
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): A group of 171 officers trainees attending the IAS professional course Phase -I for the 2012 Batch at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie, called on President Pranab Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Friday.
Chennai, April 26 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad batsman Shikhar Dhawan said an injury lay-off that forced him out of seven matches made him more hungry for runs.
Amid the much hue and cry by the opposition parties about the meeting, CBI Director Ranjit Sinha has defended the meeting with Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy the day before. He has asserted that asserting he would meet whoever he felt the need to.
Washington, Apr. 26 (ANI): Amazon.com Inc's revenue growth has slowed down in the first quarter as the world's largest Internet retail struggled overseas.
Kingston, Jamaica, April 26 (IANS/CMC) Training partners Yohan Blake and Usain Bolt will face off on the tracks at the Belgacom Memorial Van Damme in the IAAF Diamond League later this year in Brussels.
Ghaziabad, April 26 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Sinha Friday defended his meeting with Minister of State for Personnel V. Narayanasamy the day before, asserting he would meet whoever he felt the need to.
Beijing, Apr. 26 (ANI): In March 2013, a novel H7N9 influenza virus was identified in China as the etiological agent of a flu-like disease in humans, resulting in some deaths.
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian defence ministry will allocate 10 billion roubles (about $300 million) on training programmes for special forces, the commander of the Airborne Assault Forces (VDV) said Wednesday.
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) A 2,000-year-old bronze mirror workshop has been excavated in China's Shandong province, archaeologists announced Wednesday, adding it is the first discovery of this kind.
Washington, April 24 (ANI): The brain benefits from training, which includes online games, says an expert.
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) With the fast development of e-books, mobile phones and tablets, traditional books are facing challenges, reported Xinhua citing a survey.
Jammu, April 23 (IANS) Army chief General Bikram Singh met Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday and discussed Chinese incursions into Indian territory in Ladakh region.
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.