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Februrary 11th, 2012

In Cape Town cricket is played against the backdrop of Table mountain, in Dharamsala the Himalayas watch over the sport, and in Corfu it's the Venetian New Fortress that guards the pitch.

Yes, Corfu. That Greek island soaked in sunshine, decorated with olive groves and vineyards and accessorised with French and Italian architecture is now home to a real-life version of My Big Fat Greek Cricket Match.

February 2012

Construction Begins on Entrance Pavilions at Stations

Guideways Going Up Along Route 7 near Sheraton Hotel, Toll Rd. Interchange

As 2012 progresses, the face of Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project will change from dramatic aerial construction to building of stations and entrance pavilions and the laying of track.

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Mumbai: Veteran actress Hema Malini and Dharmendra's daughter Esha Deol would be getting engaged to her businessman boyfriend Bharat Takhtani this Sunday.

Esha has been dating the Bandra based businessman for quite some time now. The couple will exchange the rings on February 12, two days before Valentine's Day.

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.

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.