Anna Hazare most trusted personality in India, says survey

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013
The Brand Trust Report

Mumbai : Owing to his nationwide campaign against corruption, social activist Anna Hazare has emerged for the second consecutive time the most-trusted personality in India, while mobile handset-maker Nokia the most trusted brand, a new survey has found. The survey, titled “The Brand Trust Report 2013′, carried out by the Trust Research Advisory, however, placed […]

Images suggest North Korea ready for nuke test

Saturday, January 26th, 2013
mages suggest North Korea ready for nuke test

Washington: Recent satellite photos show North Korea could be almost ready to carry out its threat to conduct a nuclear test, a US research institute said on Friday. The images of the Punggye-ri site where nuclear tests were conducted in 2006 and 2009 reveal that over the past month roads have been kept clear of […]

North Korea threatens nuclear test

Friday, January 25th, 2013
Rocket Launch

Pyongyang : Two days after a UN resolution condemned North Korea’s recent rocket launch, Pyongyang declared it was proceeding with plans for a third nuclear test.North Korea has already conducted two nuclear tests; one in 2006 and another in 2009. The decision for the third test was announced Thursday by the country’s top military body, […]

NASA beams Mona Lisa to moon with laser

Monday, January 21st, 2013
Mona Lisa

New Delhi : Call it an ultimate tech art: NASA has turned Mona Lisa into the first digital image to be transmitted via laser beam from Earth to a spacecraft in lunar orbit, nearly 240,000 miles away. A first in laser communication, the laser signal was fired from an installation in Maryland, USA, and as […]

Astronomers discover remnants of 1500 km long river on Mars

Saturday, January 19th, 2013
1500 km long river on Mars

London : New astonishing pictures by the European Space Agency have revealed a 1500 km long and 7 kilometre wide river that once ran across Mars. The agency’s Mars Express imaged the striking upper part of the remnants of Reull Vallis River on Mars with its high-resolution stereo camera, ESA said in a statement. New […]

Heavy rains lash capital, traffic movement hit

Friday, January 18th, 2013
Heavy rains New Dehli

New Delhi : Heavy rains and hailstorm lashed the national capital today, throwing traffic out of gear in many parts of the city and bringing back the problem of waterlogging. The showers, which started at around 11 pm yesterday, continued throughout the day and the cloud cover resulted in the minimum temperature rising by over […]

Delhi gang-rape: 1 month on, hope replaces anger

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013
Delhi gang rape

New Delhi : One month after the shocking gang-rape of a 23-year-old woman by six men in a moving bus in the national capital, the bigger question which haunts everyone is how safe ordinary citizen, especially women, are in Delhi and elsewhere. The brutality with which the young medical student was raped and assaulted by […]

US to seek 30 years jail for Mumbai terror suspect Rana

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
Mumbai terror Rana

Chicago : US federal prosecutors are seeking the maximum 30-year sentence for Pakistan-born Tahawwur Rana for providing support to Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba that staged the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Although Chicago businessman Rana, a boyhood friend of David Coleman Headley, was acquitted of supporting the Mumbai attacks, he was convicted of supporting LeT and […]

China landslide claims 42 lives

Saturday, January 12th, 2013
China landslide

Beijing : At least 42 people were killed when a landslide buried a small village in China’s Yunnan province Friday, the government said. The landslide hit Gaopo village at 8.20 a.m. and buried homes of all its 16 families. Every house in the village was destroyed, and many people were still unaccounted for, possibly trapped […]

Now, cracks appear in cockpit window of Dreamliner

Friday, January 11th, 2013
Now, cracks appear in cockpit window of Dreamliner

Tokyo/ Washington: Boeing Co’s 787 Dreamliner jet suffered a cracked cockpit window and an oil leak on separate flights in Japan on Friday – the latest in a series of incidents to test confidence in the sophisticated new aircraft. All Nippon Airways Co said a domestic flight from Tokyo landed safely at Matsuyama airport in […]

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