Washington, Sept 20 : Actress Drew Barrymore has fuelled rumours that she and Justin Long are a couple after being caught “making out” in public.
The couple was first linked when they were spotted in August, enjoying a weekend long PDA-fest at the Austin City Limits Music Festival in Texas.
A source revealed, “they were making out all over the place,” in the festival.
They were even caught smooching through a bash for Arcade Fire at the Belvedere Music Lounge on Sept 15 and the next night, they got cozy at a Wilco show.
Bucharest - NATO welcomed the "positive spirit" demonstrated by Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting in Bucharest on Friday, pointing to a transport deal in Afghanistan as evidence of an improvement in relations between the alliance and Moscow.
"There was no hiding of views, but the spirit was positive," NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer said after a NATO-Russia Council (NRC) meeting in the Romanian capital.
Ahead of the NRC, the NATO chief had called on the Russian leader to steer clear of "unhelpful rhetoric" during the meeting.
At 28, he is accused of killing more than 70 people, most of them security personnel. The Jharkhand Police say Kundan Pahan is the state’s most wanted Maoist.
Executing his victims Taliban-style these days, the Naxalite leader masterminded the abduction and cold-blooded murder of Special Branch inspector Francis Induwar this week.
Abducted on September 30, Induwar’s body was found on the Ranchi-Jamshedpur highway on Tuesday morning; he had been beheaded.
“Pahan has an element of public support,” said Deputy Inspector General (Ranchi range) R K Mallick. “That is why he has been eluding arrest so far.”
According to a new research, scarring from heart attack can be reduced by targeting a protein involved in scar formation. During heart attack, damaged and injured heart gets excessive scar tissues that prevent the heart muscles from working at full capacity.
Raigarh (Chhattisgarh), Nov 20 - Such is the state of medical care in Chhattisgarh that a woman had to walk 110 km for 15 days to reach a government-run hospital to get her burnt hands treated.
In September, Phoolwati, 25, and her husband Roop Singh were burnt when the kerosene stove burst in their hut in Bakalo village within the jurisdiction of the Kapu police station in Raigarh district. Sans any medical treatment, Roop Singh battled his burn injuries for a week and then died.
Pepper September contract gained Rs 25 and settled at Rs 43920/quintal due to concerns over output due to deficient rains in Karnataka and firm spot demand amid thin supplies. The fundamentals are very strong as demand is too good for pepper against the weak availability of the spice. Based on the International Pepper Community's (IPC) 2012 forecast, this year's world production is expected to increase by more than 21,755 tonnes or 7.3% to 320,155 tonnes from 298,400 tonnes last year while world's consumption is projected to grow by 7,550 tonnes to 371,000 tonnes from 363,450 tonnes last year. There will, therefore, be a projected global shortfall of nearly 51,000 tones this year.
Washington, July 2 : A purple sweet potato developed by Kansas State University researchers has been found to have increased amount of anti-cancer components.
K-State's Soyoung Lim, doctoral student in human nutrition, Manhattan has revealed that purple sweet potatoes have high contents of anthocyanin, which is a pigment that presents the purple colour in the vegetable.
The pigment can produce red, blue and purple colours depending on the source's chemical structure, such as in foods like blueberries, red grapes and red cabbage.
Hindus have criticized actress Heather Graham and other “Hollywood types” who apparently think of Tantra as just sex.
Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA)
today, said that Tantrism was a major channel in Indian religious
traditions and besides Hinduism, it also exerted considerable influence
on Buddhism and Jainism. Sankaracharya had mentioned the names of 64
Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, pointed out
that Tantra, a method of spiritual self-culture, was divine revelation
whose history went back to fourth century. Tantra was a conscious
London, Nov 29: NASA has outlined a strategy for a manned mission to Mars, which would most probably take place in 2031.
After President George W Bush launched a programme in 2004 for returning humans to the moon by 2020, speculation was rife about the possibilities of sending a manned crew to Mars as well.
According to NASA's new plan, a minimal crew would be dispatched to the Red Planet in a 400,000kg (880,000lb) spacecraft on a 30 month round trip.
The "Mars ship" would be assembled in low-Earth orbit using three to four Ares V rockets - the new heavy-lift launch vehicle that NASA has been developing.
Poonch (J-K), Jan 21: Prevailing tension between India and Pakistan, has affected passenger traffic on the Poonch-Rawalakot bus service operating between the two sides of divided Kashmir.
Apprehensions as to how the situation might shape up, has prevented people from undertaking the journey across the Line of Control (LoC).
With enthusiasm about meeting their relatives among people on both sides, the bus earlier would be full of passengers.
But as the tension between the two countries prevails, only ten people from Pakistani Kashmir and around 35 first timers from Indian Kashmir undertook the journey on Tuesday from Chakan Da Bagh border check post.
Sydney, Aug. 25 : Special Australian security forces, the Diggers, have reportedly killed senior Taliban leader, Mullah Karim, in a special operation primarily targeting the hardcore extremists in the Oruzgan province of Afghanistan.
The operation was carried out earlier this month, but details about it were disclosed on Tuesday by Chief of Joint Operations, Lieutenant-General Mark Evans.
In line with soaring international rates, the government-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Wednesday made sharp hikes in the rates of non-subsidised LPG, commercial LPG, as well as auto LPG.
The non-subsidised 14.2-kg cooking gas cylinder now costs Rs 220 more from the previous rate - Rs 1,241 per cylinder as compared with previous rate of Rs 1,021 in Delhi.
New Orleans, June 4 : Republican presidential hopeful John McCain wasted no time in launching his first general-election attack against Democrat Barack Obama, and said that the Illinois Senator is out-of-touch liberal who offers a false promise of change.
Washington - The United States called on Russia Tuesday to rigorously investigate the murders of a human rights activist and her husband in Chechnya.
"It's important that the Russian government vigorously and immediately investigate these appalling crimes and bring those who are responsible to justice," US State Department spokesman PJ Crowley said.
The bodies of prominent activist Zarema Sadulayeva and her husband, Alik Djibralov, were found shot to death in the trunk of a car Tuesday, one day after they vanished.
New Delhi, Aug 13 : In view of the severe drought and growing prices of essential commodities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has constituted a crisis management group of Ministers (GoM) for monitoring the situation on a day-to-day basis.
The decision was taken after a high level meeting chaired by Singh. Chairman of the 13th Finance Commission Vijay Kelkar, Planning Commission Secretary Sudha Pillai also attended the meeting.
Sources said, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee would head the crisis management group,
. Fiscal deficit reduction to 4.6% of GDP in FY12 driven by expenditure compression esp. in subsidies and non-plan – will be tough to achieve
. Direct and indirect taxes largely unchanged, thus avoiding any additional headwinds to corporate earnings
. Ray of hope on economic reforms, but expectations on delivery are low
. Inclusive growth continues to be in focus