It has recovered and identified the remains of four soldiers missing in action from the Vietnam War, the U. S. Defense Department said on Thursday.
Army Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth L. Stancil, Chattanooga, Tenn.; Chief Warrant Officer Jesse D. Phelps, Boise, Idaho; Spc. Thomas Rice Jr., Spartanburg, S. C.; and Spc. Donald C. Grella, Laurel, Neb.; were aboard a UH-1D Huey helicopter that failed to return from a mission over Gia Lai province in South Vietnam Dec. 28, 1965, the department said.
They had been sent to pick up special forces’ soldiers.
The impending festival season may further increase gold demand in the country, as the yellow metal is not only considered auspicious metal but also a safe mode of investment. Currently, nation's gold jewellery market stands at Rs 80,000 crore, and it is expected to reach Rs 125,000 crore by the year 2014.
Despite holding significant stake directly and an indirect interest through infrastructure major Larsen and Toubro in Satyam Computer Services, the Life insurance Corporation (LIC) seems to be wary of handing out projects to the fraud-hit IT company.
Indeed, the insurance behemoth has dropped Satyam from the list of vendors for a key project, sources familiar with the development told DNA Money. Going by them, Satyam's name was among the shortlisted companies for LIC's front office modernisation plan, but was dropped subsequently.
Stuttgart - Mercedes motorsport director Norbert Haug said Friday that part of the reason the German car giant is supplying the new Brawn GP Formula One team is to ensure the same number of cars compete in 2009 as last season.
Ex-Honda team principal Ross Brawn's management-led buy-out of his former team, which pulled out of the sport last December, was announced by Japan's second largest carmaker Friday in Tokyo.
The team has agreed a partnership with Mercedes for the supply of its 2.4 litre FO108W Formula One engines and is hopeful that its driver line-up of Jenson Button and Rubens Barrichello will be on the grid for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix on March 29.
Washington, February 25 : Brandi Glanville hit the Oscar red carpet on Sunday, Feb. 24 in L. A in a plunging dress that left little to the imagination.
The reality TV star wore a jaw-dropping, flesh-colored mermaid dress with thigh-high slit and a low-cut neckline that showed off her barely-contained cleavage, Us Magazine reported.
Glanville reportedly designed the head-scratching gown herself. (ANI)
London, Apr 27: Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has cancelled a joint news conference with British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, as he arrived in Islamabad for talks with the Pakistani leadership.
Brown, who arrived in Pakistan this afternoon after talks in Afghanistan, told reporters on the plane that he would hold a meeting with President Zardari.
But instead of a joint press conference with Zardari in Islamabad, it has emerged that Brown will appear alongside Pakistani premier Yusuf Raza Gilani.
Sydney, Aug 8 : Australia's fast bowler Brett Lee should take a lesson from England all rounder Andrew Flintoff, and think about dignified retirement from Test cricket, according to a former cricketer and renowned newspaper columnist.
Pepper September delivery gained Rs 444 and settled at Rs 21280/quintal surging on excellent fresh buying as the latest revival in the cash market supported the sentiments. The prices have shot up in the current week after a slide in the early part of the month as dismal export demand and a flurry of sell off in the local futures market. Spot pepper gained 259.7 rupees to 20775.3 rupees per 100 kg in Kochi market. The contract touched the intraday high of Rs 21500/quintal while low of Rs 20760/quintal. Now support for the pepper is seen at 20860 and below could see a test of 20440. Resistance is now likely to be seen at 21600, a move above could see prices testing 21920.
Washington, Dec 23 : Paris Hilton has revealed that she is `devastated' after the robbery at her California mansion - because the jewellery, which was stolen, is irreplaceable.
The burglar is believed to have forced his way through the front door of the property in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, before ransacking the heiress'' bedroom and making off with an estimated 2 million dollars worth of gems.
Hilton said that she is heartbroken by the loss but is grateful she wasn''t in the house at the time.
"I am devastated. I cannot believe someone broke into my home," Contactmusic quoted her, as telling Life & Style Weekly.
San Francisco - Google on Wednesday showed off one of the first working phones built using its open source Android software and announced an email pact with social networking site MySpace.
Google announced the moves at the company's largest ever conference for outside software developers, which was seen as underscoring Google's goal of integrating its services deep into third party websites.
Agyness Deyn at Stephen Sprouse Tribute Hosted by Louis Vuitton at the Bowery Ballroom in New York on January 8, 2009Submitted by Kiran Pahwa on Fri, 01/09/2009 - 20:21.
The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Friday cmarked its closure on a flat note even as midcap stocks outperformed larger stocks.
The Sensex closed the day 17,558.71 after gaining 55.24 points as against its previous closure at 17,503.47.
In contrast, the broad-based Nifty ended at 5,278, up 0.45% from its last closure at 5,254.15.
Broader market indices outperformed the Sensex with the BSE midcap index closing 1% up and the BSE smallcap index gained 0.39%.
Gains were seen in real estate, automobiles, and healthcare scrips, whereas metal stocks saw huge selling activity.
Washington, Feb. 16 - Microsoft has reportedly announced that it has extended life for PCs that come pre-installed with Windows 7 Professional, which means that those computers with consumer versions of the OS still face the axe on October 31 this year.
The software manufacturer said that erroneous information about Windows 7's ending was posted online in December, adding that only the consumer versions, including Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, and Ultimate, would be ended.
Peshawar, Aug 17 : Pakistan Taliban commander Baitullah Mehsud on Saturday issued a decree, setting up a parallel judicial and dispute arbitration system in South Waziristan.
Pamphlets, carrying orders of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan chief about the new set-up, were distributed in Tank, Jandola and other Mehsud-dominated areas, the Dawn reports.
According to the pamphlet, Mohammad Raees Mehsud will head the central committee, comprising Raees Mehsud, Maulvi Azmatullah, Maulvi Ikramullah, Maulvi Abdul Wahab and Haleem Khan. Mohammad Raees will also be in-charge of the new system.