Everything you need to know about Palayankottai High Grounds: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Palayankottai High Grounds: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The South African High Commission here will hold a memorial service Thursday to pay tribute to anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela who passed away last week.
Islamabad, Dec. 09(ANI): Afghanistan peace process has seen considerable progress since Mullah Muhammad Omar authorized his former deputy Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar to initiate dialogue on behalf of the militia, officials said.
Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) She spent 13 precious years of her life behind bars on being convicted of conspiring to kill her husband before the Calcutta High Court acquitted her. But on Thursday, just a day after her acquittal, Aparajita Bose found her sons condemning her.
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has rejected a petition challenging the constitution of a special court for the treason trial of former Paksitan president Pervez Musharraf, Online news agency reported.
London, Dec. 04 (ANI): A UK High Court judge has reportedly revealed that Taiwanese mobile maker HTC is planning to release its next flagship smart phone in the UK between February and March 2014.
Johannesburg, Dec. 4 (ANI): A woman in the US has pleaded not guilty for driving with Google Glass.
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday remanded Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav to 10 days police custody for concealing facts about a Rs.5 crore recovery suit filed against him and his wife by a Delhi-based entrepreneur.
Beirut, Dec 3 (IANS) The number of Syrian refugees seeking shelter in Lebanon has reached 832,000, according to the latest UN report.
Los Angeles, Dec 2 (IANS) High cholesterol can lead to growth and spread of breast cancer, says a report.
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India's largest fuel retailer Indian Oil announced a 0.81 percent increase in the price of jet fuel in New Delhi region, effective from midnight Saturady.
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Former cricketer Vinod Kambli was admitted to a hospital here after he complained of uneasiness and chest pain Friday morning, hospital sources said.
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir Thursday paid a farewell call on President Pranab Mukherjee and conveyed the "sincere desire" of Pakistan to forge better relations between the two countries.
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal has sought two more days to appear before the Goa Police, police sources said Thursday.
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (IANS) Nutrition and diet play a major part in preventing, managing or even slowing the rate of complications associated with diabetes, says an expert.
Ottawa, Nov 27 (IANS) The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) and a delegation of leading Canadian companies will be visiting Mumbai this week to discuss potential business opportunities for Canada's nuclear industry.
Washington, November 27 (ANI): An Israeli woman has been fined 140 dollars per day for refusing to get her son circumcised.
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): The Organization of Canadian Nuclear Industries (OCI) and a delegation of leading Canadian companies, in cooperation with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment and the High Commission of Canada, will be visiting Mumbai this week to discuss potential business opportunities for Canada's nuclear industry.
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed how pollution causes thunderstorms to leave behind larger, deeper, longer lasting clouds.
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal, accused of sexually assaulting a woman journalist, Tuesday said she stayed out late into the night during the ThinkFest conference held earlier this month in Goa.
London, November 26 (ANI): High proportion of Movember men have admitted that they really enjoyed growing their moustache.
New Delhi, Nov.24 (ANI): The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan to India, Salman Bashir on Sunday said that his country welcomed the agreement between Iran and six world powers to resolve the nuclear issue, and added that the deal would help in boosting trade with neighbouring countries.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Over 3 lakh cases were disposed of and compensation of Rs.39.89 crore was disbursed during the Delhi segment of the National Lok Adalat on Saturday.
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Outgoing Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir Saturday called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his official residence here for a farewell call.
Islamabad, Nov. 23 (ANI): Afghanistan peace delegation has reportedly met former Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Islamabad to kick-start the peace process, Pakistani officials said.
Washington, Nov. 23 (ANI): United States Secretary John Kerry will reportedly join the P5+1 in Geneva to help finalize an agreement on Iran's nuclear programme.
Washington, Nov. 23 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that high levels of control at work, good support from supervisors and colleagues, and feeling cared for - support higher levels of wellbeing among workers.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir Friday paid a farewell call on External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid here, thanking him for all the courtesies extended and expressing hope that bilateral relations will see an upward trajectory.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Terry Walsh feels that Australians need to be more flexible and patient in their approach when they come to the sub-continent.
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Newly-elected Maldives President Abdulla Yameen says his country's relations with India were a priority.
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): While a new Martian probe is set to be launched, a Florida State University scientist has uncovered what may be the first recognized example of ancient Martian crust.
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Afghan peace negotiators have arrived in Islamabad to meet senior Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, officials and diplomatic sources said Wednesday.
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved a panel of three judges for a special court for the trial of former president Pervez Musharraf in a high treason case.
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) Commonwealth leaders Sunday reaffirmed their commitment to sustainable development and promotion of an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future.
Bangalore, Nov 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is scheduled to address a rally in Bangalore today.
Johannesburg, Nov 17 (ANI): Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt has said that potential sponsors are being scared off and he has been cost money because of the controversy over Jamaica's anti-doping programme.
Sao Paulo, Nov 17 (IANS/EFE) High-profile politicians and businessmen have been ordered to prison for their role in a blockbuster vote-buying case in Brazil, marking the first time such major public figures in the South American nation will do hard time for corruption.
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Congress spokesperson and Delhi legislator Mukesh Sharma Friday accused Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal of insulting the constitution and lowering the dignity of legislative institutions.
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has revealed that middle ages people who have a high blood pressure measure called pulse pressure are more likely to have biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease in their spinal fluid than those with lower pulse pressure.
Washington, Nov. 14 (ANI): Astronomers have said that high-speed 'jets' spat out by black holes pack a lot of power as they contain heavy atoms.
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The government was investigating the alleged foreign funding to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) as per a Delhi High Court order, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Tuesday.
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): A new study has revealed that high concentrations of tungsten in the body are strongly linked with an increase in the occurrence of stroke, roughly equal to a doubling of the odds of experiencing the condition.
Abuja, Nov 12 (IANS) Nigeria's National Sports Commission (NSC) and the Cameroon sports ministry are taking steps to strengthen cooperation and improve sporting ties between the two countries.
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) T.P. Seetharam, currently India's High Commissioner to Mauritius, has been appointed as the next ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, it was announced.
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said government will look "promptly" in the legality issue of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raised by the Gauhati High Court.
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): A new study has revealed that workaholics work hard, but still have poor job performance mainly because of high mental and physical strain.
Geneva, Nov 10 (IANS) The European Union foreign policy chief said early Sunday that world powers and Iran would reconvene talks over its controversial nuclear programme Nov 20, Xinhua reported.
Accra, Nov 9 (IANS) Two Indians wrongfully arrested as illegal migrants and suspected of unlawful mining have been released, the Indian High Commission has said in a letter released to the media Saturday. They were found to be legally resident in Ghana.
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The government Saturday moved the Supreme Court, contesting the Gauhati High Court verdict declaring the CBI unconstitutional.
Srinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) Three senior separatist leaders have been invited by the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi to meet the Pakistan prime minister's national security advisor, Sartaj Aziz, during his forthcoming visit to India, sources said.
New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin on Wednesday said that diplomatic talks with the Nigerian side is going on in connection with the death of a Nigerian national in Goa, and added that the perpetrators of this crime would be brought to book.
New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): Australia's High Commissioner to India, Patrick Suckling will hold a morning reception for a squad of promising young Indian cricketers on November 7 at the Australian High Commission here.
New Delhi, Nov 6 ((IANS) India said Wednesday it is in "diplomatic dialogue" with the Nigerian High Commission and is awaiting a probe report into the Oct 31 death of a Nigerian national in Goa.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Even as one person was arrested for the death of a Nigerian national in Goa, the Indian government said Wednesday it is in "diplomatic dialogue" with the Nigeria and is awaiting a probe report into the Oct 31 incident.
New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): A Delhi court on Wednesday granted two day transit remand to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for taking Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Dinu Bogha Solanki to Ahmedabad.
New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested BJP MP from Junagarh, Dinu Bogha Solanki in connection with the murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa.
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The external affairs ministry said Tuesday it is in touch with the Nigerian High Commission and the Goa government in the wake of the clash in Panaji over a Nigerian national's death.
Washington, Nov. 3 (ANI): Researchers in Georgia have created a new way to produce better films using atomic layer deposition that will safeguard your phone's high-tech organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display from every whiff of oxygen or molecule of water vapor.
London, Nov. 2 (ANI): Online social game maker Zynga has reportedly won the Scrabble trademark row but will be required to change the logo of its 'Scramble With Friends' word game.
Bangalore, Nov 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) it leads are playing a waiting game with the party's former strongman in Karnataka, B.S. Yeddyurappa, who has expressed a desire to be a part of the alliance.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India's largest fuel retailer Indian Oil Thursday announced a 4.51 percent cut in the price of jet fuel in New Delhi region, effective from midnight Thursday.
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Pakistan said Wednesday that the Afghan High Peace Council delegation can meet a senior Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Baradar in a bid to promote peace in the neighbouring country.
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall of the UK will undertake a nine-day trip to India starting Nov 6 to promote partnership in key areas like education, business, women's empowerment and training, a statement said Wednesday.
Wellington, Oct. 30 (ANI): A public servant from Canberra, who got injured in a "vigorous" sex session in a country motel six years ago, has lost the case against the federal government for workers' compensation.
London, Oct 30 (ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone had made a corrupt agreement in an attempt to stay in charge of the sport, according to claims by German media company Constantin Medien.
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India Tuesday condemned an attack on its envoy's car in Maldives, saying such acts "impact" the otherwise close ties between the two countries.
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Railways Minister Mallikarjun Kharge Tuesday launched the High Speed Rail Corporation of India Ltd (HSRC), a subsidiary of Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd. (RVNL) and tasked to develop High Speed Rail (HSR) Corridors in India to run passenger trains at speeds up to 350 km per hour.
Islamabad, Oct. 29 (ANI): Two Indian prisoners have approached the Lahore High Court (LHC) and sought a reduction in their prison sentences, and include the time spent in jail as under trials.
Male, Oct 28 (IANS) The car of Indian High Commissioner Rajeev Shahare was damaged in the Maldives capital Monday evening when assailants smashed the windscreen with a rock. The envoy was not in the car at the time.
Panaji (Goa), Oct 28 (IANS) Good music, world renowned disc jockeys (DJs) and an overwhelming response from the music enthusiasts turned the third edition of Oktoberfest Goa into a success.
Washington, Oct. 27 (ANI): Researchers have found that hypoxia can be detected prior to the appearance of physical symptoms.
Kabul, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 11 Taliban rebels surrendered with arms to the Afghan authorities in the country's Nangarhar province, a source said Sunday.
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said that the bond between India and Bangladesh were 'deep rooted', and added that the two countries have a common history, heritage and culture.
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) There are deep-rooted ties between Indian and Bangladesh, President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday told a 100-member youth delegation from the country which called on at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here, said an official statement.
Washington, Oct, 23 (ANI): American aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky and Boeing have announced the name of their new Joint Multi-Role (JMR) helicopter, called "Defiant."
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Falguni Pathak, who brought a new flavour to pop music in the late 1990s with her romantic songs, has also made several people groove to her folk numbers replete with dandiya beats. She says folk music has a larger appeal in the country.
Hanoi, Oct 20 (IANS) Japanese naval ships docked at a Vietnamese port Saturday, beginning a three-day visit to the country.
Washington, Oct. 19 (ANI): High-intensity interval training combined with Mediterranean diet counselling can help improve the heart health of people with abdominal obesity, a new study has suggested.
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar is likely to be greeted by thousands of spectators wearing his mask or the waving of placards with slogans eulogising the batting genius at the Eden Gardens gallery as he steps onto the iconic ground next month for one last time before hanging up his willow.
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The government is set to appoint renowned Dutch coach Roelant Oltmans as Chief Coordinator and High Performance Director (HPD) for Indian Hockey. He will stay in the role till at least the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Washington, Oct. 18 (ANI): High long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid content in blood could cut small brain infarcts' risk and other brain abnormalities in elderly people, a new study has suggested.
New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): T.S. Tirumurti, currently Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Malaysia.
London, Oct. 17 (ANI): An Oxford University researcher has claimed that Bigfoot is nothing but a cross between an ancient polar bear and brown bear.
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) High humidity made for a muggy Monday despite a maximum temperature lower than the season's average. The met office has forecast a clear Tuesday.
Los Angeles, Oct 14 (IANS) Judges of US singing reality show "The X Factor" -- Kelly Rowland, Demi Lovato and Simon Cowell -- have created their own version of a contestants' outlandish rap in a new video.
Beirut, Oct 14 (IANS) The UN refugee agency said Saturday that more than 13,800 Syrian refugees registered at its offices in Lebanon this week, bringing the total number of Syrian refugees in the country to 792,900.
Bangalore, Oct 10 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee transferred Karnataka High Court judge Justice Karanam Sreedhar Rao to the Gauhati High Court, an official statement said Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Ace designer Tarun Tahiliani is excited about giving fashion connoisseurs a high end couture experience with the launch of his flagship studio here, while one is coming up in Mumbai soon.
Washington, Oct. 10 (ANI): High levels of good cholesterol - also known as high-density lipoprotein (HDL) appears to carry cholesterol away from blood vessels to the liver, and from there the liver processes it for removal from the body.
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): High levels of "good cholesterol", i.e high density lipoprotein (HDL), can increase breast cancer risk and was found to enhance cancer aggressiveness in animal experiments, a new study has revealed.
Melbourne, October 9 (ANI): A high school teacher from Texas has gotten into trouble after her photos in Playboy, which she posed for as a teenager, surfaced.
Athens, Oct 6 (IANS) The Olympic Flame for the forthcoming Sochi 2014 XXII Winter Olympics was handed over to the Russian organisers in a touching ceremony held at Panathenaic Stadium in Athens.
Taipei, Oct. Oct 6 (IANS) The Kuomintang (KMT) will not file a counter-appeal after the Taiwan High Court upheld a ruling against the party's decision to expel the head of Taiwan's legislative body over a political scandal.
Geneva, Oct 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has appealed to the international community to ease the burden of Syria's neighbouring countries, who are shouldering the economic and social repercussions of an influx of two million Syrian refugees, one million of whom are vulnerable children.
Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) A pro-Taliban Pakistani political leader, Maulana Fazal-ur-Rehman, will visit Afghanistan on the invitation of President Hamid Karzai, a spokesperson for the leader said Saturday.
Karachi, Oct. 4 (ANI): Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari is seeking 100 arms licences from government over security concerns.
New Delhi, Oct 3 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Justice Vinod Kumar Sharma, Additional Judge of the High Court of Himachal Pradesh, to be a Judge of that High Court with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.
Canberra, Oct 3 (IANS) A total of 500 Syrian refugees will be settled in Australia, announced Minister for Immigration and Border Protection Scott Morrison in a statement Thursday.
London, Oct. 2 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney's children's book, based on the adventures of a squirrel, is set to be adapted into a film.
Johannesburg, Oct. 2 (ANI): The United Nations has said torture is widespread in Libyan jails and recorded 27 deaths since late 2011.
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): Delhi High Court was adjourned on Tuesday until October 8 for the hearing of the Delhi gang rape case of December 16, 2012.