Mumbai: In a surprise move, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt was secretly shifted from a Mumbai prison to a Pune jail early Wednesday, official sources said. The actor was taken from the high-security Arthur Road Central Jail in south Mumbai in a van around midnight and delivered to the Yerawada Central Jail in Pune early Wednesday. [...]
Archive for April 22nd, 2012
The remote object known as Sedna is even smaller than previously believed.When astronomers discovered Sedna in 2003, it was the most distant known object in the solar system. Initial estimates suggested Sedna was roughly two-thirds Pluto’s size. But new infrared observations have slashed Sedna’s estimated size, finding the body to be just 43 per cent of Pluto’s [...]
Noor’s Kitchen Noor Jafri If there is a party at home, be sure to try this preparation of succulent chicken in red gravy. Ingredients Chicken curry pieces – 500 gms Fine paste of beetroot- 1/2 cup Tomato puree – 1cup Red chilli powder – 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste – 2 tsp Lemon juice – [...]
Bhavneet Singh firstname.lastname@example.org In this current age of industrialisation and urbanisation, where the sounds of the chirping birds are replaced by the by the horns of vehicles, where instead of fresh oxygen from the trees we breathe in hydrocarbons. Earth day is one thing that will help us get closer to the natural environment. And [...]
While cubism and precisionism were on the rise in Europe, a similar form of art was on the rise in Russia — Suprematism Suprematism originated by Kasimir Malevich in 1915. He was an established painted who had exhibited his futurist works in the Donkey’s Tail and the Der Blaue Reiter (the Blue Rider) exhibitions in [...]
New Delhi: Ailing Air India expects to wipe off its losses and become cash positive in the next five-six years, official sources said. The airline, which would get an upfront equity infusion of Rs.6,750 crore this financial year, estimates that it would slash its current yearly operating loss of Rs.1,700 crore to just Rs.23 crore [...]
Adam Plowright Sanand: The first sight of India’s newest “Motor City” is a collection of giant blue-and-grey structures, windowless boxes in corporate colours that are the hallmark of modern manufacturing. The warehouses and machining plants, walled in on an enormous site of more than 1,000 acres (400 hectares), are owned by Tata Motors which moved [...]
THE HAGUE: Two trains collided head-on just outside Amsterdam on Saturday, injuring at least 60 people, up to 20 of them seriously, Dutch transport police said.”There are 60 people injured,” police spokesman told AFP after the crash near Sloterdijk in the western suburbs of Amsterdam. Later it was said 56 were seriously injured.
PARIS: More than 44 million French voters were called to the polls on Sunday for the first round of a presidential election that may see the end of Nicolas Sarkozy’s turbulent term in office. Predictions of a high abstention rate and strong protest vote left the outcome uncertain, but all opinion polls point to the [...]
Kolkata: A man was arrested at Contai in Purba Medinipur district for posing as the brother of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, police sources said. The accused Anjan Bhattacharya had called up the Sub Divisional Officer (SDO) of Contai Sumit Gupta on Friday and introduced himself as Kartik Banerjee, the brother of Mamata Banerjee.
Washington: As UPA government desperately fights the perception of a policy paralysis, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee dismisses it with equal vehemence contending that the coalition was set on achieving higher economic growth. Unfazed by criticism from within and outside and some controversial comments of chief economic advisor Kaushik Basu on a freeze on reforms, he [...]