Ex-attorney general GE Vahanvati dead

Vahanvati had been ailing with a lung infection since some time

Mumbai: Legal luminary and former attorney general of India Goolamhoossein Essaji Vahanvati died following cardiac arrest at a private hospital here on Tuesday evening, official sources said. He was 65. Vahanvati had been ailing with a lung infection since some time He is survived by his wife and son. Vahanvati had been ailing with a lung infection More...

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The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), based in Dharamsala, has dedicated 2014 as the year of the 14th Dalai Lama
By IANS On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014
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Tibetans celebrate 54th Democracy Day

Dharamsala: Tibetans on Tuesday celebrated their 54th ‘Democracy Day’ and reiterated their commitment towards the “middle-way approach” for resolving the Tibet issue with China. The Central More...

He died at his home in Gurgaon
By IANS On Saturday, August 30th, 2014
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Historian Bipan Chandra is dead

New Delhi: Noted Indian historian Bipan Chandra died in his sleep on Saturday morning, family members said. He was 86. He died at his home in Gurgaon He died at his home in Gurgaon. The former professor of history More...

On September 24, the spacecraft is slated to enter into the Mars orbit
By IANS On Thursday, August 28th, 2014
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India’s Mars Orbiter completes 90 percent of its journey

Chennai: India’s Mars Orbiter spacecraft has completed 90 percent of its journey to the red planet while scientists are gearing up to meet the challenge of restarting the onboard liquid fuel engine, an official More...

Attenborough was one of Britain's leading actors, before becoming a highly successful director
By IANS On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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‘Gandhi’ director Richard Attenborough is dead

London: Richard Attenborough, an Oscar-winning British film director known for the monumental film ‘Gandhi’, died at the age of 90 on Sunday, media reported on Monday. Attenborough was one of Britain’s More...

It also found that people spend more time with apps than with websites
By IANS On Monday, August 25th, 2014
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Facebook the leader but Google apps hot favourites

New York: Social networking website Facebook is the most used app, but Google apps dominate the top 10 slots when it comes to selecting from over two million apps available in the Apple and Google stores. It also More...

The new arrangement is aimed at easing the heavy load Haj pilgrims carry during travel
By IANS On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Haj pilgrims to get sacred water cans on arrival

Riyadh: Indian nationals will be provided sacred Zamzam water cans on their arrival in India from the Haj pilgrimage under a new agreement finalised between the Haj Committee of India and Saudi Arabian Airlines, More...

There is need for soul searching on what is holding back good governance in institutes of higher learning
By IANS On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Pranab asks IITs to improve quality of education

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday asked the IITs to explore ways to improve the country’s quality of higher education so that India can become a global supplier of skilled manpower. There is More...

Among the apps they easily hacked were Gmail, CHASE Bank and H&R Block
By IANS On Friday, August 22nd, 2014
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Researchers hack into Gmail with 92 percent accuracy

Washington: A team of US engineers has developed a method that allows them to successfully hack into apps including Gmail up to 92 percent of the time. Among the apps they easily hacked were Gmail, CHASE Bank and More...

Normalcy was restored at 4.53 pm after the entangled wire was removed
By IndiLeak Bureau On Thursday, August 21st, 2014
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Thousands stuck as snag hits Delhi Metro

New Delhi: Delhi Metro commuters faced a harrowing time on Thursday when train services on one of its lines were affected for over an hour, an official said. Normalcy was restored at 4.53 pm after the entangled More...