Everything you need to know about Pasur-avanashi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Pasur-avanashi: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, Jun 2 (ANI): England bowler Tim Bresnan has said that his teammates pretending to rock a baby will be the sign that his first child is on the way, as England try to recapture their top one-day form at the second of the three-match series against New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
London, May 29 (ANI): Muslims and Buddhists in Burma have clashed over the burning of a mosque and some shops owned by Muslims.
Moscow, May 28 (IANS) A military helicopter crashed in central Russia's Saratov region Tuesday, killing a pilot and prompting the air force to ground all Mi-8 choppers.
Paris, May 26 (IANS/WAM) Emirates has inaugurated a refurbished lounge for passengers at the Paris Charles de Gaulle airport.
London, May 23 (ANI): The first edition of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone', signed by its writer JK Rowling, has been sold for 150,000 pounds at an auction at Sotheby's in central London.
London, May 23 (IANS) The first edition of J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone" has reportedly been sold for 150,000 pounds (over $200,000) at an auction held at Sotheby's.
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Scientists at Cambridge's Department of Chemistry have been able to map in detail the pathway that generates "aberrant" forms of proteins, which are at the root of neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer's disease.
Ankara, May 20 (IANS) A hot air balloon crashed while flying over a popular tourist destination in Turkey, and collided with another balloon just 300 metres above the ground, killing two people and injuring 23 Monday.
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Hollywood actor Bradley Cooper is reportedly taking cooking lessons from well-known Scottish chef Gordon Ramsay to prepare for his role in director John Wells's "Chef".
London, May 16 (ANI): HSBC is determined to slash 14000 jobs despite earning huge profits and plans for a cost-cutting worth 2 billion pounds over the next three months.
London, May 14 (ANI): England pace bowler Stuart Broad has said that it is important for their team to win the back-to-back Ashes series this year seeing that England has not won four back-to-back Ashes in 120 years, adding that they have a big chance this year to make history.
London, May 13 (IANS) Irish actor Colin Farrell says he doesn't like it when people criticise his work in a film and end up taking some of the comments personally.
Chennai, May 12 (IANS) PMK leader S. Ramadoss who was admitted to a hospital here after complaining of breathing difficulty is doing fine, a party official said Sunday.
London, May 12 (ANI): Former Disney girl Selena Gomez has set the pulses racing with her new music video for her single 'Come and get It'.
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) PMK leader S. Ramadoss was released Saturday on bail after spending 12 days in the central jail in Tiruchirapalli, around 350 km from here.
London, May 10 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur ace Gareth Bale has expressed his contentment with his club, saying that he can achieve his dreams with a thriller at the White Hart Lane club.
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World War II veterans in the Russian city of Kologriv have shown a laudable disregard for celebrations in their honour. They have asked the administration to scrap a fireworks display to mark Victory Day so as not to scare migrating waterfowl.
Beijing, Apr. 30 (Xinhua-ANI): A car bomb went off Tuesday in the heart of the capital Damascus in front of the old headquarters of Syria's Interior Ministry, killing at least 10 people, wounding 60 others, local media said.
London, April 30 (IANS) Welsh film director Gareth Evans says he wrote the script for "The Raid 2: Berandal" before he penned the screenplay for "The Raid".
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) China has allocated 303 million yuan ($48.6 million) to control H7N9 avian flu, authorities said.
London, Apr. 18 (ANI): More than 2,000 guests from around the world paid their last respects to Britain's longest serving prime minister of modern times, Margaret Thatcher at the St Paul's Cathedral.
London, April 12 (IANS) Actors Ashton Kutcher and girlfriend Mila Kunis have reportedly bought a temporary house here which is next to a notorious site.
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): Sharon Stone has launched a counter claim against her former nanny, who has sued her for wrongful dismissal amid allegations of racism.
Berlin, April 9 (IANS) German industrial production increased in February, official data showed, a sign that Europe's largest economy is growing again after shrinking in the last quarter of 2012.
Rio de Janeiro, April 8 (IANS) Flamengo are reportedly preparing a deal to secure Brazilian centre-back Roger Carvalho from Italian Serie A outfit Bologna.
Bhubaneswar, April 4 (IANS) Odisha legislators Thursday unanimously passed a motion in the assembly here seeking special category status to the state, an assembly official said.
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) This weekend sees the 30th round of matches in the Spanish Primera Liga and another weekend in which FC Barcelona and Real Madrid will play their respective games with more than a eye on the return leg of their respective Champions League games.
Rio de Janeiro, April 3 (IANS) The Brazilian economy is showing signs of a gradual recovery in 2013 thanks to increasing investments and industrial activities, the central bank chief said.
Madrid, April 2 (IANS) Real Madrid take on Turkish side Galatasaray in the Champions League Wednesday night in a game that will determine whether or not the Spanish football club's season can be seen as a success or failure.
London, Mar. 29 (ANI): A mass grave discovered in November in Sri Lanka is roughly 25 years old, a forensic archaeologist has said.
Washington, March 29 (ANI): The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured a vivid image of spiral galaxy Messier 77 -- a galaxy in the constellation of Cetus, some 45 million light-years away from us. Also known as NGC 1068, Messier 77 is one of the most famous and well-studied galaxies. It is a real star among galaxies, with more papers written about it than many other galaxies put together.
Ottawa, March 28 (IANS) Canada's consumer prices unexpectedly rose 1.2 percent in February, or 0.7 percentage points higher than the previous month, following several months' muted price gains, Statistics Canada said.
London, March 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Emma Stone has been having a wild time shooting "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" with her boyfriend Andrew Garfield.
Wellington, Mar 16 (ANI): England captain Alastair Cook enforced the follow-on after a six-wicket bag from Stuart Broad helped the tourists dismiss New Zealand for 254 in their first innings of the second Test match in Wellington, falling 11 runs short of avoiding follow on.
Madrid, March 14 (IANS) Spanish football side Malaga enjoyed a historic 2-0 win over Porto to qualify for the last eight of the Champions League.
Beijing, March 12 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and nine others injured Tuesday when a double-decker bus fell off a bridge over the Yangtze river in China's central Hubei province, officials said.
Madrid, Mar 2 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish government decided Friday to reform its foreign service, believing it has grown enormously without any guidelines, in order to attain greater coordination, coherence and savings while projecting a better image of the country, its companies and products.
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in a major fire that broke out at a multi-story market complex here Wednesday, police said.
London, Feb 26 (IANS) McLaren Mercedes have elevated the team's director of engineering Tim Goss to be the technical director with immediate effect, replacing Paddy Lowe in the role.
Kohima, Feb 26 (ANI): Re-polling is presently on in nine booths covering eight assembly constituencies of seven districts in Nagaland, which went to polls on February 23.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Economists at Brazil's leading banks predict that Latin America's largest economy will grow by 3.1 percent in 2013, according to the results from the central bank's latest weekly survey.
Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) Karnataka's ruling BJP Monday asserted that it was not planning to dissolve the assembly before its tenure ended though several party legislators have quit and are threatening to leave the house and the party.
Tokyo, Feb 25 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale jolted central Japan Monday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said.
Kohima, Feb 23 (IANS) Voters came out in large numbers Saturday to cast their ballots for elections to the 60-member Nagaland assembly, an official said.
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Iran has started installing advanced centrifuge machines for enriching uranium at its nuclear plant at Natanz, the UN's nuclear watchdog has said.
Damascus, Feb 21 (IANS) Divorce rate has gone up by 45 percent and marriage rate has dropped over 40 percent in Syria since the outbreak of protests against the government, show a media survey.
St. Petersburg, Feb 19 (IANS) FC Zenit St. Petersburg's director Dietmar Bayersdorfer lashed out at European clubs which, he said, inflate the price of players when dealing with Russian buyers on the international player transfer market.
London, Feb 18 (IANS) A cutting-edge technology called synchrotron light is enabling scientists to analyse lethal viruses behind AIDS, Hepatitis and flu at the atomic and molecular level, potentially opening the way to better therapies.
Jakarta, Feb 17 (IANS) Landslide and floods in Manado in central Indonesia Sunday killed 10 people, officials said here.
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Group of 20 finance chiefs pledged Saturday to refrain from competitive devaluation and targeting exchange rates for competitive purposes.
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) The Chinese government will provide subsidies and rewards for several types of business projects in the service sector, said authorities.
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A drunken Russian man has been detained on suspicion of killing a woman for refusing to give him empty bottles for recycling.
London, Feb 8 (ANI): NASA's Mars rover Curiosity has turned its drill in rock for the first time.
Amsterdam, Feb 7 (IANS) An inexperienced Dutch team was on its way to beat Italy in a friendly in Amsterdam, but the visitors produced a late equaliser for a 1-1 result.
Beijing, Feb 5 (IANS) Ten Chinese were sentenced to jail Tuesday for illegally detaining 11 people who were protesting the forced demolition of their homes and their relocation.
Madrid, Feb 5 (IANS/EFE) With a concept of jewellery based on a fusion of traditional craftsmanship and avant-garde design, Mexican Daniel Espinosa has beguiled with his baroque creations such stars as Madonna, Susan Sarandon, Halle Berry, Gwyneth Paltrow and actresses in the successful television series "Gossip Girl".
Film: "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters"; Actors: Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen, Peter Stormare, Thomas Mann, Derek Mears; Director-Screenwriter: Tommy Wirkola; Rating: *1/2
Panaji, Jan 31 (IANS) In a shocking disclosure, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the Goa legislative assembly Thursday that a school headmistress oversaw the washing and cleaning of the private parts of the seven-year-old rape victim.
Santa Maria (Brazil), Jan 29 (IANS/EFE) One of the owners of the Kiss nightclub and two musicians have been arrested in connection with the fire that killed 231 people over the weekend in Santa Maria, a city in Brazil's Rio Grande do Sul state, media reports said Monday.
San Cristobal de las Casas (Mexico), Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexican scientists have discovered fossils of two fish species that lived some 110 million years ago during the Cretaceous period in what is today the southeastern state of Chiapas, officials said.
Sydney, Jan 25(ANI): Former fast bowler Angus Fraser believes a well-settled England team is in a better position than an inexperienced Australian team to win the Ashes this year.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) The number of endangered Irrawaddy dolphins in Odisha's Chilika lake, Asia's largest saltwater lake, has increased by 4.6 percent to 152, an official said Tuesday.
President Barack Obama is all set for a long fight with his Republican opponents and he indicated his vision for the second term. He presented a progressive agenda to tackle contentious issues such as gun control, gay rights, climate change and immigration reform etc.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has criticized UPA government for the recently increased price hike in diesel. She has said that the step would lead to all-round inflation and common man will cost is lot. She has said government to rethink about its decision to allow state-run oil ma
Baghdad, Jan 17 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and over 25 wounded in two car bomb blasts in an Iraqi town Thursday, Xinhua reported.
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone, who is around 5' 6" tall, prefers the casual look and avoids wearing heels because she feels like a giant in them.
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) The Mongolian government has decided to build the country's first oil refinery by 2015, Xinhua reported.
Sydney, Jan.3 (ANI): Few would recall that China was ravaged by a famine 50 years ago that killed up to 45 million people. Now, after the issue remaining a taboo subject for half-a-century, a former journalist attached with China state news agency is determined to inform the world about it.
Los Angeles, Dec 29 (IANS) Actors Andrews Garfield and Emma Stone have adopted a two-year-old golden retriever.
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 28 (IANS) Brazil's economy will get better in 2013 after a sluggish growth this year, President Dilma Rousseff said.
Johannesburg, Dec 25 (ANI): The UN envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, has said after talks with the country's leader Bashar-al Assad that the situation in the country still remains 'worrying'.
Rome, Dec 22 (IANS) Juventus chief executive Beppe Marotta has dismissed reports that the Serie A football giants have signed a deal with former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) As many as 96 people were arrested in central China Saturday after police targetted the cult that spreads doomsday rumours in the country.
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Ronnie Wood married theatre producer Sally Humphreys, who is 31 years his junior, in a hush-hush ceremony with old pal and former bandmate Rod Stewart as his best man.
Tehran, Dec 18 (IANS) At least eight workers were killed in Iran after a coal mine collapsed in the central region of Tabas Tuesday, Xinhua reported.
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A disgruntled crowd hurled stones at President Moncef Marzouki and the parliament speaker in a central Tunisian town, a media report said Tuesday.
London, Dec 18 (ANI): An Asian police official in Britain has been charged with calling three women "Pakis" on a boozy night out.
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 93 people were detained in China for spreading doomsday rumours.
Ahmedabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Ballotting closed Monday evening in the second and final phase of the Gujarat assembly elections.
Havana, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) Russian oil company Zarubezhneft plans to continue drilling in deepwater areas off Cuba "in the next few days", using a Norwegian rig that is on the island, state media reported, citing state-owned Cubapetroleo.
Sydney, Dec. 16 (ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill has backed Shane Warne's return to the Test team, saying that the cricket legend should return if he is keen and available for Sheffield Shield duties.
London, Dec. 14 (ANI): Chelsea boss Rafa Benitez is reportedly trying to land Arsenal winger Theo Walcott at Stampford Bridge.
Los Angeles, Dec 14 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone hit rock bottom after suffering severe break-outs as a teenager. She was put on prescription medication to combat her spots.
Tokyo, Dec. 11 (ANI): A new book has revealed the whole 'human drama' that went on during the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan after it endured massive catastrophe due to an earthquake accompanied by a tsunami.
Beijing, Dec 11 (IANS) China's fiscal revenues grew 21.9 percent year-on-year to 787.1 billion yuan ($125.12 billion) in November, the finance ministry said Tuesday.
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) Goa will soon have a prison exclusively for women convicts and undertrials, Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza said Thursday.
Washington, December 6 (ANI): Scientists have reported the first synthesis of gold nanoparticles inside human hair.
London, December 4 (ANI): Sofia Vergara's breasts spill out of a tiny lacy bra as she strips off for a lesbian romp scene with Sharon Stone for the film 'Fading Gigolo'
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Sharon Stone, who has been keeping a low profile for a while, recovering from a near-fatal brain haemorrhage and bringing up the three boys she adopted, has opened up about her brush with death.
Cairo, Dec 1 (ANI): Thousands of Egyptians took the streets after the country's Islamist-dominated assembly rushed through the approval of a controversial new constitution.
Madrid, Nov 28 (IANS) Real Madrid qualified for the last 16 of the Spanish Copa del Rey knockout football competition thanks to a 3?0 win at home against third tier side Alcoyano.
Moscow, Nov 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian woman kept her husband's mummified headless body for three years, believing he will return to life one day as a miracle.
Washington, Nov 15 (ANI): Daniel Craig has revealed that that he was not very innocent as a teenager and sex was all he could think about.
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig says as a teenager, he always used to think about sex.
Karachi, Nov. 15 (ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has claimed that during his tenure as the army chief, he had advised the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to "stay away" from politics and stop their interference in the country's political affairs.
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Actor Shia LaBeouf got into a fight with a student in a bar when the latter tried to take his precious baseball cap.
London, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Liverpool's Jordan Henderson is confident he can deputise for the injured Glen Johnson at right-back if need be.
Washington, November 8 (ANI): Caffeine, which perks up most coffee-lovers, also increases the speed and accuracy for recognizing words with positive connotation, researchers say.
Madrid, Nov 4 (IANS) Spanish football giants Barcelona confirmed they will be without defender Adriano Correia for the next three weeks due to an injury he picked up during his side's 3-1 win at home to Celta Vigo.
Nairobi, Nov 2 (IANS) At least two poachers have been killed and four other suspects arrested in separate incidents in Kenya, following intensified anti-poaching operations in the country.