Monthly Archives: February 2012

People with Skin Blue – India


22   feb 2012 Benjamin “Benjy” Stacy so frightened maternity doctors with the color of his skin — “as Blue as Lake Louise” — that he was rushed just hours after his birth in 1975 to University of Kentucky Medical Center. … Continue reading

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New ‘super-Earth’ is a steamy ‘waterworld’ – India


21  feb 2012 New ‘super-Earth’ is a steamy ‘waterworld’     New York:  An astronaut attempting to visit recently discovered planet GJ1214b would land in hot water — literally, US scientists say. Researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics said … Continue reading

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2G: Delay over OK to prosecute Raja haunts Govt, may seek review of Supreme Court order – India


20 feb 2012 2G: Delay over OK to prosecute Raja haunts Govt, may seek review of Supreme Court order   New Delhi:  The government is likely to seek a review of the January 31 Supreme Court verdict that ruled any … Continue reading

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Pakistan air force making iPads – India


19 feb 2012 Pakistan air force making iPads Kamra: Inside a high-security air force complex that builds jet fighters and weapons systems, Pakistan’s military is working on the latest addition to its sprawling commercial empire: a homegrown version of the … Continue reading

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Iran halts oil sales to France, Britain – India


19 feb 2012 Iran halts oil sales to France, Britain   Tehran:  Iran has halted its limited oil sales to France and Britain in retaliation for a phased EU ban on Iranian oil that is yet to take full effect, … Continue reading

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No more surgery, Amitabh Bachchan improving – India


18   feb 2012 No more surgery, Big B improving     Amitabh Bachchan has shown signs of improvement and doctors at the Seven Hills Hospital have decided against another surgery on the megastar. Yesterday, after being off Twitter and his … Continue reading

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Norway custody row: ‘They watched us as we met our children’ – India


17 feb 2012 Norway custody row: ‘They watched us as we met our children’     Stavanger, Norway:  Anurup and Sagarika Bhattacharya met their children after three months on Friday. For about two hours it was family time as usual. … Continue reading

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