Everything you need to know about Vellore South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Vellore South: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, May 21 (ANI): James Bond's geiger-counter wristwatch from hit 1965 film 'Thunderball' was found at a car boot sale.
Johannesburg, May 20 (ANI): South Africa's Justice Minister Jeff Radebe has claimed that the well-connected and wealthy Gupta family misused their diplomatic contacts to land their plane illegally at the country's strategic and sensitive Waterkloof Air Force Base last month.
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.
London, May 15 (ANI): Retiring Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that he owed his success as a manager because of his love for biscuits.
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Indian scientists have developed an affordable vaccine that has shown strong efficacy in preventing rotavirus diarrhoea, the most severe and lethal cause of childhood diarrhoea that kills over 100,000 children annually.
Panaji, May 9 (IANS) Children will be at the forefront of a campaign in South Goa district, which is aimed to make the area smoke-free, an official said Thursday.
Rio de Janeiro, May 9 (IANS/EFE) A group of scientists aboard a submarine capable of diving to depths of 6,500 meters discovered an "oasis" of biodiversity around the South Atlantic's largest undersea mountain, located off the coast of Brazil.
Seoul, May 8 (IANS) South Korea's money supply has continued to grow amid the central bank's accommodative monetary policy, data showed Wednesday.
Los Angeles, May 1 (IANS) Actor Colin Firth is in talks to join Emma Stone in Woody Allen's new film.
Los Angeles, April 30 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley is reportedly going to wed musician fiance James Righton in South of France this weekend.
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.
Thiruvananthapuram, April 11 (IANS) Ace comedian Jagathy Sreekumar Thursday filed a petition seeking Rs.10.50 crore compensation in the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal court here.
Seoul, April 11 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, Thursday cut its 2013 growth outlook to 2.6 percent from an earlier forecast of 2.8 percent.
Lima, April 10 (IANS/EFE) The Camisea consortium, which is producing natural gas from Peru's largest fields, said it paid $168.3 million in royalties to the government in the first quarter of this year.
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London, Mar. 26 (ANI): Ryan Gosling and Charlize Theron are being considered by the movie bosses to star as Oscar Pistorius and his late model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in a forthcoming biopic, according to reports.
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): Ice from fast food restaurants is dirtier than toilet water, a school science project by a 12-year-old found.
Juba (South Sudan), March 21 (IANS) Two months ago, megastar George Clooney uncorked a signature tequila whose money will fund his pet project for South Sudan. "Casamigos" is the name he and co-investor Rande Gerber gave it, before launching a risque advert where Clooney was caught sleeping with Gerber's wife, the former supermodel Cindy Crawford.
New York, Mar. 15 (ANI): The South Philadelphia home showcased in 1979's 'Rocky II' has been put up on the real estate market for about 140,000 dollars.
Seoul, March 14 (IANS) South Korea's central bank Thursday kept its policy rate on hold at 2.75 percent, maintaining the wait-and-see stance for five straight months, media reports said.
London, Mar. 14. (ANI): The father of Oscar Pistorius' slain model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp has said he wants to meet the Paralympic gold medalist face to face to help him come to terms with losing his daughter.
Washington, Mar. 9 (ANI): The governor of South Dakota, Dennis Daugaard has signed a measure into law allowing the state's school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns, the first of its kind since the Connecticut school shooting.
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) Comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, after surviving a near fatal accident, returned in front of the camera after almost a year Monday when he met press photographers and cameramen from TV channels.
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Championship club Sheffield Wednesday manager Dave Jones had a secret affair with a stunning net ball player, Sara-Louise Hale.
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): The founders of Snapchat have been sued by their former classmate, who claims that he came up with the idea for an app that would 'automatically delete' messages.
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The dire shortage of capable leaders is precipitating a crisis in our higher education sector, a situation not likely to be remedied until 2020, according to a global survey conducted by the Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI).
Seoul, Feb 14 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, froze its benchmark interest rate at 2.75 percent Thursday, maintaining a wait-and-see stance for four straight months.
Gaborone, Feb 12 (IANS) Australian miner Hodges Resources has announced it has approved feasibility phase studies for its Morupule South coal project in central east Botswana, with a start up of between two to three million tonnes per annum.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) More than 200 academic leaders will deliberate on the challenges facing the higher education sector in India at a two-day summit being organised at the India International Centre here Feb 14 and 15.
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A 24-year-old Briton has been charged with making threats to kill 200 schoolchildren in the US, a media report said Sunday.
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Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) As part of its turnaround plan, Air India will hive off two of its subsidiaries from Friday, an official said here Wednesday.
Sydney, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) A shale formation containing up to 233 billion barrels of petroleum was found in central Australia by Linc Energy, media reports said Thursday.
Sydney, Jan 23(ANI): Fit-again Australian fast bowler James Pattinson has been named in Victoria Bushrangers' Sheffield Shield clash with South Australia on Thursday in Adelaide.
Sydney, Jan 15(ANI): Legendary leg spinner Shane Warne has joined the likes of former Australian players Brett Lee, Ian Chappell and Michael Slater in slamming selectors' rotation policy, branding it as mind-boggling and ridiculous.
Johannesburg, Jan 11(ANI): AB de Villiers has claimed he is relishing the dream opportunity to keep wickets for South Africa alongside playing a central role as a batsman in the team.
Johannesburg, Jan 10(ANI): Kevin Pietersen has completed his comeback in the England team on Wednesday after he signed a full central contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Maputo (Mozambique), Jan 8 (IANS) Eleven Pakistani sailors detained at a port in Mozambique for illegally docking their ship have been released after 21 days, Xinhua reported Tuesday.
Dubai, Jan 5 (IANS/WAM) As many as 228 houses will be immediately delivered to citizens of Dubai as part of the 1,240-house project.
London, Jan 3 (IANS) A 100-foot letter E has been created by cutting hundreds of trees in a forest in Britain as a permanent tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in her diamond jubilee year of 2012.
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) As India's slow justice system occupies national attention a well known writer says the working of the judiciary must stand up to public scrutiny from lay people.
Melbourne, Dec. 29 (ANI): Madonna has built 10 primary schools in Malawi during 2012, her charity has announced.
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 27 (IANS) The year 2012 proved to be favourable for the Malayalam film industry, which saw as many as 140 films hitting the screens. While some went on to earn big bucks, others failed to rake in the moolah at the box-office. The year also saw an actor like Dileep leaving behind veterans like Mammootty and Mohanlal to be on the top.
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 25 (IANS) Italian giants Juventus are close to signing defender Doria from Brazilian football club Botafogo in a $10 million deal.
Manipal, Dec 24 (IANS) After a superb double-century against KLEF University, Vaddeswaram in a first round match, Arjun Hoysala continued his good performance in the South Zone University Cricket Tournament Monday.
Sydney, Dec 21(ANI): Young Australian pace sensation Pat Cummins has his sights set on a return to Test cricket in time for next year's Ashes, but conceded his body can't handle the rigors of a five-Test series.
Miami, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) Singer-songwriter Henry Santos is in the middle of preparing what will be his second post-Aventura album.
Johannesburg, Dec 18(ANI): The South Africa Football Association (SAFA) has suspended its president, Kirsten Nematandani, and four senior administrators after the release of a FIFA report on match fixing and also launched an inquiry in the matter.
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Microsoft Corporation (India) Pvt. Ltd. has launched the first of a planned 100 Microsoft Innovation Centers (MICs) that will impact the technology expertise of some 500,000 students.
Melbourne, Dec 7 (IANS) Melbourne Stars' Daniel Worrall will replace James Pattinson in the Melbourne Stars squad of Australia's domestic Twenty20 cricket series, the Big Bash League.
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 6 (IANS) Dutch footballer Clarence Seedorf said he has no regrets about joining Brazilian club Botafogo, despite the team's failure to secure a place in next year's Copa Libertadores.
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Bhubaneswar, Nov 30 (IANS) India can create adequate employment opportunities for its people and there is no need to invite foreign companies, social activist Anna Hazare said in Odisha Friday.
Perth, Nov 29 (IANS) Cricket Australia Thursday congratulated Ricky Ponting on his cricketing career, describing him as one of the best ever to pad up for his country.
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam, who turns 24 Wednesday, prefers to keep herself occupied with work on her birthday.
Berlin, Nov 27 (IANS) SV Hamburg's Dutch international footballer Rafael van der Vaart will be sidelined for up to three weeks with a hamstring muscle injury, the German club said.
Sydney, Nov 26(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee believes too much emphasis on gaining weight during gym sessions is the major reason behind brawny fast bowlers like James Pattinson getting injured again and again.
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 24 (IANS) Sacked Brazil coach Mano Menezes has paid tribute to his former players after being told his services with the national team were no longer required.
Washington, November 21 (ANI): New work by a team of astronomers that has yielded exquisitely precise distances of a large sample of clusters may lead to breakthroughs in understanding the expansion history of our Universe and Dark Energy, one of the major puzzles in astronomy.
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Showcasing her seemingly natural brunette roots, Charlize Theron showed off her dramatic buzz cut as she enjoyed a lunch date with her mother, Gerda.
Sydney, Nov 20(ANI): Australia fast bowler James Pattinson has said world number one Test team South Africa paid the price for underestimating them during the Brisbane Test.
Sydney, Nov 17(ANI): Young Australia quick Mitchell Starc has said he is fit and ready to play in the second Test match against South Africa at Adelaide despite less exposure to the red ball of late.
Sydney, Nov 14(ANI): Australia vice-captain Shane Watson is in line to get selected for the second Test match against South Africa in Adelaide subject to fitness when the team is announced on Friday morning.
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 11 (IANS) Ricardo Gomes is reportedly set to return as coach of Brazilian top-flight football club Vasco da Gama, just over a year after undergoing emergency surgery following a life-threatening brain haemorrhage.
Sydney, Nov. 11 (ANI): Australia's new fast bowling coach Ali de Winter believes that Australia's frontline fast bowlers must be rested well before being deployed for next year's Ashes.
Sydney, Nov. 9 (ANI): A leaked dossier might have revealed of Australian plans to knock out the world's no. 1 Test team, South Africa, but a commanding score of 2-255 made by the Proteas on day one of the first Test at The Gabba in Brisbane seems to indicate that the Aussies also need a bit of luck.
Brisbane, Nov 8 (ANI): Australian captain Michael Clarke has said he won't finalise his playing XI for the first Test against South Africa at the Gabba before reassessing the pitch and weather on Friday morning.
Sydney, Nov. 6 (ANI): Australia's greatest paceman Dennis Lillee has urged cricket selectors to axe spinner Nathan Lyon from the squad and deploy four quicks, in a bid to rattle the Proteas in the first Test at the Gabba, starting on Friday.
Kochi, Nov 3 (IANS) Veteran actor Innocent, who has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphocyte, is taking a break from movies as he treads the path to recovery.
Sydney, Nov 1 (ANI): Tasmanian pacer Ben Hilfenhaus will have to battle for a spot in the Australian squad with Mitchell Starc and Nathan Lyon for next week's Gabba Test against South Africa.
Sydney, Oct 31(ANI): Australian and Victorian quick Peter Siddle has said winning against the world's number Test team South Africa at The Gabba in Brisbane, which is also referred to as the home for fast bowlers, won't be an easy task.
London, Oct 30(ANI): England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad has been named Test captain Alastair Cook's deputy for the India tour, which starts in Mumbai on October 30 with the opening three-day warm-up match.
Washington, October 24 (ANI): A team led by geochemists at the University of California, Riverside has challenged the simple notion of an up-only trend for early oxygen and provided the first compelling direct evidence for a major drop in oxygen after the first rise.
Sydney, Oct 23 (ANI): Left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has said he is in better shape mentally and physically nowadays, and added that he is prepared to help the team beat South Africa in the first Test match at Gabba, Brisbane, starting from November 9, but also admitted he may not be picked by the selectors.
Sydney, Oct. 21 (ANI): Cricket NSW Chairman Dr Harry Harinath believes Cricket Australia needs to set guidelines regarding any restraint on Test players who would be competing for places in the Big Bash League franchises.
Sydney, Oct 17 (ANI): England pacer Stuart Broad has said his international teammates are ready to end their rift with Kevin Pietersen after agreeing to peace talks with the controversial batsman.
Seoul, Oct 11 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points (bps) to 2.75 percent Thursday, altering the policy rate once again in three months, to boost the Asia's No.4 economy amid worsening economic outlook.
Seoul, Oct 11 (IANS) Bank of Korea (BOK), South Korea's central bank, cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points (bps) to 2.75 percent Thursday.
Moscow, Sep 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto'o looks set to return to the Cameroon national side after a year of ugly disputes with the country's football authorities.
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Toonz Animation India Thursday signed an agreement with Los Angeles-based Lawless Entertainment as worldwide representative for licensing and merchandising "Paddy's Pages", a pre-school series, a company official informed.
London, Sept 19 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton were overjoyed to win the legal case against the French publication to ban any further publication of intimate topless photographs.
Johannesburg, Sep 13(ANI): England won the third and final Twenty20 international against South Africa by 28 runs on Wednesday at Edgbaston to level the three match series 1-1 with one game getting washed away due to rains.
Seoul, Sept. 10 (Xinhua-ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) accepted South Korea's offer to provide emergency relief aid, local media reported Monday.
Johannesburg, Sep 10(ANI): England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad has claimed his batsmen are well equipped to tackle quality spin bowling attacks during the upcoming T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka, starting from September 18.
London, Sep 6 (ANI): England's batting failed as they produced their worst performance of 2012, dismissed with 28 balls remaining, and on the way losing their chance to win an eighth successive home series.
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian badminton association (PBSI) Wednesday slapped a four-month ban on the women's doubles pair involved in the Olympic match-throwing scandal.
London, Sep 1(ANI): The entire Cameroonian boxing team, which had gone AWOL since losing their matches at the Games, has been spotted taking part in a sparring session at a gym in South London.
Washington, September 1 (ANI): The Sun is capable of disrupting electrical systems on Earth in a variety of ways, from solar flares and coronal mass ejections to proton storms, a new study has claimed.
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Rumour mills are working overtime these days on mobile phones and social media. They are targeting women in some parts of Tamil Nadu to make them see red in mehendi/henna.
Johannesburg, Aug 15(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has said he was surprised with Kevin Pietersen's assertions about other players in the dressing room and regretted the 'dirty laundry' being aired in public over the issue.
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Actress Kate Bosworth has revealed that she is engaged to filmmaker Michael Polish.
Washington, August 9 (ANI): Kat Bosworth subtly revealed that she got engaged to director Michael Polish in her blogpost about the couple's recent trip to South Korea.
Seoul, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korea's foreign currency retail deposits grew $3.31 billion last month as more export proceeds were deposited in the foreign currency accounts amid a continued trade surplus, the central bank said Tuesday.
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The investigation into the match-throwing scandal in Olympic badminton competitions is not over yet. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has asked for further inquiry to know if coaches and team officials were involved.
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Defending his under performing Test flops, England boss Andy Flower is confident they won't be beaten for a second successive time.
London, Aug 01 (ANI): A major controversy erupted at the London Olympics when the women's badminton competition turned into a sham at the Wembley Arena, as two pairs appeared to deliberately play poorly to lose their games.
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A mother of six children in Britain left a 53-year-old woman in a pool of blood after a brutal attack at a school's playground. She suspected that the lady's daughter was having an affair with her husband.
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics organisers Wednesday suspended four female doubles badminton pairs for "not using one's best efforts to win a match".
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chinese Olympic delegation has started investigations into allegations that some of its badminton players were deliberately losing in the group stage of the London Games.