Friday, February 10th, 2012
Australia 231 (Clarke 57, Mathews 2-37) beat Sri Lanka 226 (Mathews 64, Doherty 2-24) by 5 runs
Australia made it two wins out of two in the Commonwealth Bank One-Day International series by holding off a late charge to beat Sri Lanka by five runs in Perth.
They had looked to be in control after reducing Sri Lanka to 180 for nine having themselves been dismissed for 231 only to almost fall prey to an ambush led by Angelo Mathews and Dammika Prasad.
February 8th, 2012
The actress and her first co-star, Imran Khan, were the only actors present at PM's high-profile banquet.
It was Dhanush first. And now, it's his 3 costar Shruti Haasan who's had the rare honour of dining with the Prime Minister of India in the capital. The actress was in Delhi on Tuesday to attend the banquet at the Hyderabad House. She says that it was a memorable moment that she will cherish for years to come.
February 8th, 2012
LONDON: The world's last surviving First World War veteran, whos erved in Britain's Women's Royal Air Force (WRAF), has died aged 110, British media reported.
Florence Green, who joined the WRAF as a 17-year-old in 1918, was believed to be the last veteran of the 1914-1918 conflict.
February 8th, 2012
Elderly adults who regularly drink green tea may stay more agile and independent than their peers over time, according to a Japanese study that covered thousands of people.
Green tea contains antioxidant chemicals that may help ward off the cell damage that can lead to disease. Researchers have been studying green tea's effect on everything from cholesterol to the risk of certain cancers, with mixed results so far.
Wedbnesday, February 8th, 2012
Scorecard: India Vs Sri Lanka» India 234 for 6 (Kohli 77, Ashwin 30*) beat Sri Lanka 233 for 8 (Chandimal 64, Ashwin 3-32) by four wickets
PERTH: R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja played a sensible knock to stitch a crucial partnership that drove India home in the second ODI at Perth on Wednesday. India chased down a target of 234 runs against Sri Lanka to register their first win of the CB series.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.