Monthly Archives: May 2012

Indian boy solves 350-year-old Math problem set by Newton – India


27 may 2012 Indian boy solves 350-year-old Math problem set by Newton   Godfrey Kneller’s 1689 portrait of Isaac Newton London: A 16-year-old Indian origin schoolboy in Germany has managed to crack puzzles that baffled the world of maths for more … Continue reading

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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan makes first Cannes appearance in maxidress – India


24 may 2012   Aishwarya Rai Bachchan makes first Cannes appearance in maxidress   In a surprise sartorial move, Ash wore this monochrome, flowing day dress for her very first appearance this year at Cannes. She left her hair down … Continue reading

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Commonwealth Games’ crowning glory, the aerostat, is deflated and donated – India


23 may 2012 Commonwealth Games’ crowning glory, the aerostat, is deflated and donated   New Delhi: Amid all the controversy about the Commonwealth Games held in India in 2010, the aerostat soared high, a spectacle that earned rave international reviews. Imported … Continue reading

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Equipment of buried Pakistani soldiers found in Siachen – India


22 may 2012 Equipment of buried Pakistani soldiers found in Siachen   File picture Islamabad: Rescue teams have found equipment belonging to Pakistani soldiers at the site of a massive avalanche that buried 138 soldiers and civilians in Siachen in April, … Continue reading

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Shilpa Shetty gives birth to a baby boy – India


21 may 2012   Shilpa Shetty gives birth to a baby boy   Actress Shilpa Shetty just delivered a baby boy. The actress, who is married to businessman Raj Kundra, was admitted to the Hinduja Healthcare hospital in Khar early … Continue reading

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IIT-JEE 2012: 12-year-old Bihar boy cracks examination – India


19 may 2012 IIT-JEE 2012: 12-year-old Bihar boy cracks examination   Patna:  A 12-and-a-half-year-old boy from Bihar has cracked the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE). Satyam Kumar of Bakhorapur village in Bhojpur district qualified from the … Continue reading

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Women to get share in husband’s property in case of divorce – India


17  may 2012 Women to get share in husband’s property in case of divorce New Delhi:  Amid the Opposition’s demand to make divorce more women-friendly, the government has approved fresh amendments in a bill pending in Rajya Sabha to give … Continue reading

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American brewery apologises over ‘Kali-Ma’ beer – India


15 may 2012 American brewery apologises over ‘Kali-Ma’ beer Washington:  An American brewery company has apologised for naming a beer after Hindu goddess “Kali” and said it is currently scrambling to rename the product, amidst protest in the Indian parliament. … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri urges Muslims to avenge Quran burning – India


09 may 2012 Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri urges Muslims to avenge Quran burning Reuters Dubai:  Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has urged Muslims to avenge the burning of copies of the Quran on a US base in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Hina Rabbani Khar denies Hillary Clinton’s claim that Zawahiri is in Pakistan – India


07 may 2012 Hina Rabbani Khar denies Hillary Clinton’s claim that Zawahiri is in Pakistan   Islamabad:  Hours after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told NDTV that Washington believes Al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri is somewhere in Pakistan, Islamabad … Continue reading

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