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Rain likely in Delhi Monday

New Delhi,4th august-2014, IANS: It will be a cloudy Monday here with the possibility of rainfall in some areas, said the Met Office. The sky will be generally cloudy. Light rainfall/thundershowers would occur in some areas during evening/night, said an official of the India Meteorological Department. The day’s maximum temperature is likely to hover around 35 […]

NASA creates space engine like none other

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Washington,4th August,IANS: In what could be a game changer in space exploration, NASA has successfully tested a microwave thruster system that requires no propellant to generate thrust. The engine appears to produce propulsion through electricity and nothing else. In a test paper, NASA scientists said they recorded about 30-50 micro-Newtons (mN) of thrust from an […]

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Sensex surges 129 points; banking stocks rally

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Mumbai,4th August-2014,IANS: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday was trading 128.75 points or 0.51 percent up as banking stocks surged. All the sectors were trading in green. The rally was led by banking, metal and capital goods. Sensex surges 129 points; banking stocks rally The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the S&P Bombay Stock […]

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Arms licences for Haryana businessmen on priority: Hooda

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Chandigarh,4th agust-2014,IANS: Haryana businessmen will get arms licences on a priority, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has said.The step is for their security. Addressing a convention of traders in Hisar, 260 km from here, Hooda said he has directed the Director General of Police (DGP) to issue licences for weapons to businessmen on a priority basis. […]

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Schools shut in Kathmandu due to Modi visit

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Kathmandu,4th august-2014,IANS: Most educational institutions here were closed Monday due to problems in transportation management in view of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to different parts of city, a daily said. The schools will remain shut Tuesday as well, The Himalayan Times said late Sunday. Schools shut in Kathmandu due to Modi visit Indian Prime […]

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US offers help to China for quake relief

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Washington,4th agust,IANS: The White House Sunday offered condolences over loss of lives in China’s southwestern province of Yunnan, where a strong earthquake befell earlier in the day, saying the US was ready to help. The United States offers sincere condolences to all those who lost loved ones in the Aug 3 earthquake in southwestern China, Xinhua […]

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Kendall Jenner leaves party with Justin Bieber?

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Los Angles,4th august-2014,IANS: Model Kendall Jenner reportedly left a party holding hands with singer Justin Bieber. Kendall, who is the half sister of Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, was recently spotted leaving the 40th birthday party of Givenchy fashion legend Riccardo Tisco with the Baby hitmaker, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Kendall and Justin were inseparable for most of […]

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Commonwealth Games end with a colourful closing ceremony

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Glasgow,4th august-2014,IANS:The curtains came down on the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a colourful ceremony that witnessed some power packed performances by famous Scottish singer Lulu, pop band Deacon Blue, Australian singer Kylie Minogue and more than 2,000 performers Sunday night at the Hampden Park, Scotland’s National Stadium. Themed ‘All Back To Ours’, the 90-minute closing […]

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Knowles, Jay Z staying in separate hotels?

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Los Angeles,4th august-2014,IANS: Superstar couple Beyonce Knowles and Jay Z’s marriage is reportedly in trouble and are said to be staying in different hotels on tour. They are reportedly sleeping in separate hotels while on their On The Run world tour as their marriage is reportedly on its last legs, reports contactmusic.com. Knowles, Jay Z […]

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Scottish musicians rock CWG closing ceremony

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Glasgow,4th august-2014,IANS: Scottish music artists got the 2014 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony off to a rocking start with their smash hit songs in front of a packed Hampden Park here Sunday. Singer Lulu kicked off the proceedings with her version of the old Isley Brothers US hit of 1959, ‘Shout’. Scottish band Deacon Blue took the […]

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