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May 29, 2012

A book launch function was organized recently by the local community on Sunday, May 20 2012 at the Diya Restaurant in Tysons, Virginia, in which well-known poet Dr. Satyapal Anand released a collection of Hindi poems titled “RUBRU”, meaning Face to Face by Mrs. Daler Deol, who writes under the pen name "Aashna."

May 28, 2012

LONDON: Financial services firm Lehman Brothers Holdings, one of the promoters of Archstone, is buying 26.5 percent stake in the property company for USD 1.58 billion from Bank of America (BofA) and Barclays, a media report said.

Lehman' owns 73.5 percent of Archstone and has sought to buy the remaining 26.5 percent from BofA and Barclays.

May 29, 2012

A growing number of Indian women are buying guns in order to protect themselves from untoward situations

Dr Harveen Kaur carries a lightweight .22 revolver in her bag every time she leaves her house and is of the opinion that the police are unable to protect her. She thinks that the surge in attacks against women is one of the many reasons why women in India are enticed to keep weapons.

May 29, 2012

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican's investigation into the source of leaked documents has yielded its first target with the arrest of the pope's butler, but the investigation is continuing into a scandal that has embarrassed the Holy See by revealing evidence of internal power struggles, intrigue and corruption in the highest levels of the Catholic Church governance.

May 29, 2012

A research paper that claims to fill in a gap in Isaac Newton's formulas for the physics of falling objects has drawn worldwide attention to a 16-year-old student in Germany, but physicists are reserving judgment until they've seen the proof.

May 28, 2012

Britons are paying Indian women to become surrogate mothers, it has emerged.

There are now up to a 1,000 unregulated clinics in India, while many of them specializing in helping Britons to become parents.

Couples and single parents are paying an average of 25,000 pounds a visit to have children in India, as commercial surrogacy is illegal in the United Kingdom.

May 28, 2012

For the third time in five days, India test-fired two indigenously developed surface-to-air anti-aircraft 'Akash' missiles from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur near here.

May 28, 2012

Washington: The frustration being faced by the United States after failing to mend ties with Pakistan was reflected during US State Secretary Hillary Clinton's meeting with Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari at the NATO summit in Chicago last week.

May 28, 2012

RJD supremo Lalu Prasad on Sunday said there has been no justification for Lokpal in the country and it would be better to evolve a new mechanism and alternative to Lokpal.

Talking to reporters in Patna, Lalu said there was no need for a Lokpal in the country and we would be evolving and alternative system.

May 28, 2012

An ecstatic Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan on Sunday apologized for his misbehavior with the Mumbai Cricket Association officials at the Wankhede Stadium after a match against Mumbai Indians.