2,600 prodigal kids dazzle in Abacus math contest

Indian children have been showing tremendous improvement in their skills over the years

Bengaluru: About 2,600 boys and girls from 15 states across the country on Sunday participated in the 11th edition of the national Abacus, brain gym and mental arithmetic competition SIP Prodigy 2014 here. Indian children have been showing tremendous improvement in their skills over the years Organised by SIP (Sociable Intellectual Progressive) Academy More...

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In 1993, she was sentenced to six years in prison for the same offence she stands accused of now
By IANS On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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China to try veteran journalist for leaking state secrets

Beijing: Veteran Chinese journalist Gao Yu was preparing on Thursday for her trial on charges of leaking “state secrets”, in which she says she intends to plead innocent despite having admitted her guilt More...

Time's Person of the Year will be announced on December 10
By IANS On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Modi among contenders for Time’s Person of the Year

New York: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in the list of 50 contenders for Time magazine’s Person of the Year. Time’s Person of the Year will be announced on December 10 Time’s Person of More...

the gun comes fitted with a belt clip that allows it to be tucked very discreetly into a pocket or a waistband
By IANS On Thursday, November 20th, 2014
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Smartphone? No, it’s gun in your pocket!

New York: It looks like a smartphone tucked in your pocket, but the Taurus Curve is a gun with a laser target system and holds seven .380 calibre bullets. the gun comes fitted with a belt clip that allows it to More...

Dogs watching DogTV react more when perceiving movement
By Agencies On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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A TV channel for dogs in Germany

Berlin: German TV broadcaster Deutsche Telekom has announced the launch of a channel designed especially for dogs. Dogs watching DogTV react more when perceiving movement DogTV is a pioneering venture inspired by More...

The expedition has been initiated with the mission to promote the vision - Clean India and Green India
By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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North East Bikers reach Lucknow on way to Jaisalmer

Lucknow: North East Bikers, a group of bikers who have travelled the longest distances throughout India, were in Lucknow on Tuesday as they head to their latest expedition to Rajasthan’s desert city Jaisalmer. The More...

The court announced its order on Friday
By Agencies On Saturday, November 15th, 2014
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Six-year-old acquitted of ‘sexual assault’ in Pakistan

Islamabad: A Pakistan court has acquitted a six-year-old boy of assault on a woman with intent to outrage her modesty, a media report said on Saturday. The court announced its order on Friday The court announced More...

He said it was because of Nehru's consistent efforts that India established itself as a secular state
By IANS On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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India is what it is today because of Nehru, says President

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday described Jawaharlal Nehru as “the jewel of India” and said “India is what it is today because of Nehru”. He said it was because of Nehru’s More...

President Yadav also handed over the insignia of Nepal Army General, sword and certificate to Gen Dalbir Singh
By IANS On Thursday, November 13th, 2014
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Indian army chief conferred honorary Nepal Army title

Kathmandu: Nepalese President Ram Baran Yadav on Thursday conferred the honorary title of General of the Nepal Army upon visiting Indian Army Chief Gen. Dalbir Singh at a function organised at the President’s More...

Ravi Chopra is survived by his wife and three children
By IANS On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014
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Filmmaker Ravi Chopra dead at 68

Mumbai: Filmmaker Ravi Chopra, who was suffering from severe lung ailment, died here on Wednesday at 3.30 pm. He will be cremated at Pawan Hans, Vile Parle on Thursday. He was 68. Ravi Chopra is survived by his More...