New Delhi — After 15 people including doctors and students were tested positive for dengue at the premier All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, institute authorities admitted Saturday that the situation was alarming and necessary directives were being …... Read More
Month: September 2006
New York — Singing and dancing besides prayers will mark Navratri celebrations by the Indian American community in Jersey City.
Starting Saturday, the two-day event spread over two weekends will conclude Oct 7.
The block of Newark Avenue in Jersey …... Read More
Cairo — Al Qaeda’s second-in-command Ayman al-Zawahiri slammed Pope Benedict XVI as an “imposter” over his recent remarks about Islam in a videotape broadcast Saturday on al-Jazeera network.
“This imposter crossed the line when he said that Islam is incompatible …... Read More
Pune, Sep 30 (IANS) With Hollywood’s hottest stars Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt ready to touch Pune Sunday, residents can’t wait to see and know more of Jolie.
The visit has sparked renewed interest in Jolie who they describe as …... Read More
London, Sep 29 (DPA) President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan held talks with British Prime Minister Tony Blair focusing on Afghanistan and the global fight against terrorism.
Officials in London described the Thursday meeting between the two leaders at Blair’s country
Hamburg — Real Madrid trashed Dynamo Kiev 5-1 in Champions League action to get their first points of this year’s campaign while last year’s runner-up Arsenal made it two wins out of two against Porto.
Raul and Ruud van Nistelrooy …... Read More
Shimla — French cement giant Lafarge has won the bid for setting up a cement plant in Himachal Pradesh, officials said here.
The proposed 2 million-tonne Al Sindi cement plant in Mandi district, some 100 km from here, has been …... Read More
Jaipur — Nothing boosts the festive mood like dandiya, which brings together dance, music and revelry with a bang. In Jaipur, people are enrolling in dance classes even as organisers innovate to draw the crowds.
Dandiya, a part of Navratri …... Read More
Washington — Notwithstanding American denials, Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf considers what a senior US official conveyed to Islamabad in the wake of Sep 11, 2001 attack on World Trade Center was certainly “a threat”.
After 9/11, Pakistan’s director of intelligence …... Read More
Guwahati — A fragile peace in Assam is in jeopardy with New Delhi refusing to extend a ceasefire with the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) unless the outfit gives a written commitment to holding direct talks.
National Security …... Read More
New Delhi — Three more Sri Lankan Tamil politicians are arriving here for consultations as India comes under pressure to save the island’s barely alive peace process amid a surge in human rights violations.
V. Anandasangaree of the Tamil United …... Read More
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will meet in two or three days Sri Lankan Tamil MPs sympathetic to the Tamil Tigers, who arrived here Tuesday, as part of wider efforts aimed at resolving the ethnic conflict.
The Tamil National Alliance …... Read More