Around 50,000 students from Telangana, currently in their intermediate first year in colleges in Seemandhra cities, are planning a return journey so as to not lose the local status in Eamcet-2014. As per Eamcet rules, students can appear as local candidates only if they complete their intermediate studies in the same state. In Eamcet 2014, […]
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New York: With two bitter debates behind and the countdown having begun to next month’s presidential election, rival candidates, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, showed that American politicians were not without their sense of humour when both took a short break from the campaign trail to trade witty barbs at a charity dinner […]
London: A Bangladeshi student who allegedly planned to blow up the US Federal Reserve is the son of a prominent banker who spent all his savings sending him to the US, the Daily Mail reported Thursday. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis travelled to the US in January after he reportedly talked his father, vice-president of a […]
New York: A Bangladeshi man with alleged links to al-Qaeda was arrested here after an FBI undercover operation foiled his plot to detonate a 1,000-pound bomb and blow up the city’s Federal Reserve Building. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 21, faces charges of attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to provide […]
New York: US prosecutors want Rajat Gupta, a former Indian-American director of Goldman Sachs Group, jailed for up to 10 years, but his lawyers suggest he could repay for his “shocking” crimes with community work in rural Rwanda. Prosecutors have urged a sentence of 97 to 121 months for Gupta, 63, who is scheduled to be […]
Washington: A day after a lively, feisty encounter on stage, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are back on the campaign trail keeping up their fight off stage. An energised Obama, who by most accounts delivered a much improved stronger performance at their second face to face encounter at Hampstead, New York, returned […]
Washington: The rate of violent crime in the US went up for the first time in nearly two decades, the justice department said Wednesday. Violent crime in the country rose by 17 percent last year, which meant 5.8 million Americans age 12 and older, or 22.5 percent of every 1,000, were victims of such crime. […]
Honouring key players in the sciences, arts and the delicate process of peace, the Nobel Prizes are among the most prestigious awards in the world. As always, this year’s list of winners has prompted debates, protests and celebrations across the globe. Here are the 10 Nobel Prize awardees of 2012.
Islamabad: Pakistan government was forced to drop a move to seek Parliament’s support for action against militants in the wake of the Taliban attack on teenage rights activist Malala Yousufzai, due to stiff opposition from PML-N of former Premier Nawaz Sharif. The PPP-led ruling coalition dropped its plans to introduce a resolution in the National […]
Washington: A decidedly more aggressive President Barack Obama went on the offensive right from the word go as he clashed with Republican challenger Mitt Romney over their conflicting visions in their second encounter. Romney, who by all accounts bested the president in their first encounter two weeks ago to put his campaign on an upswing, in […]
Felix Baumgartner, an Austrian skydiver, broke the sound barrier during his recent attempt to set a new record for free falling from space. He achieved a speed of almost 833 mph during this free falling and has now entered the record books. But he’s not alone in this ever growing list of things which are breaking records for speed.