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February, 2012

NEW DELHI: The Centre on Tuesday confirmed that Monday’s attack on an Israeli embassy car was carried out using a bomb with a magnetic base.

Februray, 2012

Early on in The Start-up of You, Reid Hoffman takes on the sacred cow of career advice books, making it clear that the timeworn exhortations of What Color is Your Parachute? won’t fly in this economy.

Februray, 2012

Antibiotics don't help fight most sinus infections, although doctors routinely prescribe them for that purpose, according to a U.S. study.

February 16, 2012

MUMBAI: India does not intend to censor online social networks such as Facebook, a minister said Tuesday, but he demanded that they obey the same rules governing the press and other media.

“I want to say once and for all, without any obfuscation, no government in India will ever censor social media,” Telecoms Minister Kapil Sibal said at an IT summit in Mumbai.

Februray 16, 2012

When Antonio de Sousa's car broke down on the way to work, calling a tow truck didn't enter his mind.

Instead, he left the car beside the highway and ran five miles through downtown Tampa, Fla., to get to his job as a doorman at the Hyatt Regency hotel. "I was all sweaty, but I made it on time, at exactly 3 o'clock," he says. That sprint years ago kept him on track toward his current record: 26 years of perfect attendance.

Februrary 15, 2012

Looks like celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's latest restaurant was making money before it even opened its doors. British newspapers are reporting that during the construction of his latest Italian-focused restaurant in Manchester, England, workers encountered treasures worth £1.1 million — or roughly $1.7 million — housed in the building's basement.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Mumbai: While former lovers Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor seemed to have kissed and made up, another former couple Bipasha Basu and John Abraham seem to still have bitter feelings about each other. The couple who were in a relationship for nine long years split up last year. And ever since then have been avoiding each other like plague.

February 15, 2012

A Boeing 787 jet took corporate loyalty to new heights when it "drew" the letters "787" followed by the company's logo across several thousand miles of North American skies. The etching of the letters and logo, while not visible from the ground, can be seen in the flight path plans.

February 14, 2012

What do chief executives do all day?

It really is what it seems: They spend about a third of their work time in meetings.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Sri Lanka 236 for 9 (Chandimal 81, Jayawardene 43, Vinay 3-46, Ashwin 2-30) tied with India 236 for 9 (Gambhir 91, Dhoni 58*, Thisara 2-45)

The best death-overs bowler in the game went up against the best finisher in the business with four to defend off the last ball. It was only fair that neither Lasith Malinga nor MS Dhoni ended up on the losing side of that contest.