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David Beckham turns Easter Egg

March 24, 2010 11:44:07 am

An Easter Egg version of soccer ace David Beckham has been unveiled.

A step closer to passing real Financial Reform Bill: Obama

March 23, 2010 11:54:35 am

Barack Obama said his administration is a step closer towards the passage of the real Financial Reform Bill.

Pak govt seeks to ban A Q Khan from giving media interviews

March 22, 2010 7:13:37 pm

The Pakistan government on Monday asked a court to direct disgraced nuclear scientist A Q Khan not to give media interviews.

Anoma Fonseka questioned by CID

March 22, 2010 2:06:30 pm

Detained former Sri Lankan army chief's wife Anoma,who was questioned by the CID officials last evening,has charged the government with not sparing any member of her family.

Moulvis,military on top rung of Pakistan’s hierarchy

March 22, 2010 1:06:31 pm

A Pakistani humorist has given proof of the country's subtle sense of humour and ability to poke fun at problems confronting the people by presenting a brand new version of a caste system.

Killing orangutans to make chocolates!

March 18, 2010 12:28:19 pm

A new probe has claimed that endangered orangutans are being wiped out to make KitKat chocolates.

US may ban junk food in schools

March 18, 2010 9:12:41 am

The bill would ban junk food sales in US schools and instead boost healthy school lunch

Dog-O-Matic: A washing machine for canines

March 17, 2010 11:54:26 am

'Dog wash' will never be the same again,thanks to scientists who have developed a washing machine for pets,which is the latest canine grooming craze to hit Japan.

Nepal wants to paint Mount Everest pink

March 15, 2010 3:03:42 pm

It wants gay honeymooners trekking through the Himalayas. It wants to host the world's highest same sex wedding at Everest base camp.

Sri Lankan Tamil party to adopt Gandhi-style campaign for equal rights

March 15, 2010 11:55:50 am

Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party,the Tamil National Alliance (TNA),has vowed to launch a Gandhi-style civil disobedience campaign to press for equal rights for the community

Mother says pray for toddler’s re-birth

March 12, 2010 6:24:03 pm

The grief-stricken mother of three-year-old Gurshan Singh Channa says she is horrified by the death of her only child.

Five months after his murder in Oz,Indian’s body cremated

March 11, 2010 11:11:03 am

The body of a 33-year-old Indian businessman which was found dumped near New South Wales border last October,has been cremated by his family.

Oz court refuses bail to Indian Cab driver over alleged rape

March 10, 2010 11:16:47 am

An Australian court here has denied bail to a 21-year-old Indian cabbie accused of raping a female passenger who was travelling in his car.

4 Indians killed in Malaysian fire

March 10, 2010 11:13:41 am

Four Indian nationals working in a saree shop in Malaysia's southern Johor state were burnt to death in a fire early this morning.

Holbrooke avoids ‘K’ word;Slams attempt to link it with Afghan

March 3, 2010 4:39:52 pm

Richard Holbrooke on Wednesday rubbished Pakistan's attempt to link the Kashmir issue with the American approach to stabilise Afghanistan.

Afghan admitted NY bomb plot to save mother: Source

February 23, 2010 2:32:00 pm

The Afghan immigrant who pleaded guilty to plotting a suicide bomb attack on New York City subways with al Qaeda training did so after federal investigators threatened to jail his mother for an immigration offense.

Shane Warne designs men’s undies ‘Spinners’

February 23, 2010 12:10:58 pm

Shane Warne has designed a new range of men’s underpants,appropriately called ‘Spinners’.

US is world’s laziest country: Survey

February 18, 2010 3:10:11 pm

Americans are the laziest people on the planet,according to a new survey.

Indians in Haiti seek help to rebuild lives,return home

February 18, 2010 1:43:32 pm

The minuscule Indian community of around 30 engineers and businessmen in quake-hit Haiti has sought financial aid from the government back home.

More people to become poor in Asia-Pacific due to fin crisis

February 18, 2010 12:27:30 pm

The financial crisis is likely to trap more people in Asia and the Pacific region in ‘extreme poverty’,according to a joint report by ADB and UN.