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Microsoft removes start button in Windows 8

February 8, 2012

Say goodbye to the Windows start button. Microsoft has gotten rid of it from the latest build of Windows 8.

Hitting the Web over the weekend, screenshots of the new Windows 8 build display the "super bar," but without the start button orb on the left, according to The Verge.

India third on US immigrant waiting list

Februray, 2012

For the Obama administration, India can wait. When it comes to immigration, the Obama administration has put India literally on the waiting list mode!

According to the fiscal 2012 data released by the US Department of State, India forms about eight% of the overall immigrant waiting list, with about 3.43 lakh Indians waiting to find their way to the country of their dreams.

Riteish,Genelia’s New Paradise

Monday, February 7th, 2012

Mumbai: Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D’Souza, who were pronounced man and wife a few days back, might soon make a new flat in Juhu their home. According to sources, Mr. and Mrs. Deshmukh, the newest wedded couple in the Tinsel Town have together purchased a flat in suburban Mumbai.

There is no comparison with Big B: Hrithik Roshan

February 7th, 2012

Actor Hrithik Roshan, who just returned from Diu after wrapping up his upcoming film Agneepath, a remake of megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s iconic movie of the same name, says that there is no comparison between the legend Big B and him. He told Agneepath is ‘just’ another film for him.

India prays for cancer-stricken Indian Cricket Player Yuvraj Singh

Monday, Februrary 6, 2012

India's World Cup star Yuvraj Singh will recover from a cancerous tumour, his doctor said on Monday, as politicians, sports officials and his team mates rallied around the ailing all-rounder.

Yuvraj is undergoing chemotherapy treatment in the United States for a rare condition, mediastinal seminoma, a malignant tumour located between his lungs.

Nitesh Rohatgi, a senior Delhi-based oncologist who has been treating the 30-year-old cricketer, said he was confident Yuvraj will recover from the disease.

Pakistan routs England 3-0 in Cricket

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Pakistan have wrapped up a 3-0 series rout of England with a 71-run win in the third Test in Dubai on Monday.

Set a tough 324 to win, England resumed day four at 36-0 as they attempted to salvage some pride in a series they already trailed 2-0.

But despite reaching 116-2 at one stage, England collapsed as the likes of Umar Gul (4-61) and Saeed Ajmal (4-67) bowled Pakistan to victory.

Top Business News: Google gives in to pressure from India

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Google India blocks content, raising censorship fears

The world's largest democracy convinced Google to block content considered offensive to local political and religious leaders Monday.

In a move that sparked censorship fears, especially following Twitter's controversial decision to block tweets according to local laws, Google India removed content considered insulting to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, ruling Congress party leader Sonia Gandhi and religious groups.

Indian Cricket: Dhoni ready to pave way for “better” captain

Februray, 2012

SYDNEY: Mahendra Singh Dhoni would readily step aside as India captain if there was a suitable replacement available, the under-fire skipper said on Tuesday.

"It's not something I want to hold on to or stick on to. If there's a better replacement, it's a very open thing, he can come in," Dhoni told reporters on the eve of India's first Twenty20 international against Australia.

Flooding in Australia leads to Mass Evacuation

Monday, February 6th, 2012

BRISBANE: Flood waters rose Monday in parts of Queensland as the Australian state raced to complete the largest evacuation in its history with police boosting their presence to prevent looting.

Thousands of Australians have been forced to abandon their homes as a record deluge sweeps through areas still reeling from last year's devastating flooding.

Indian Union Home Misnister P. Chidambaram: Was ready to resign

Saturday, Febraury 5th, 2012

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said that he is happy with the special court's verdict in the 2G case.

Speaking exclusively to Zee News, the Home Minister said that he expected the verdict delivered by the Patiala court, but was ready to tender his resignation in case the order had not come in his favor.