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Narayana Murthy receives 2012 Hoover Medal

Narayana Murthy receives 2012 Hoover Medal

Washington, Oct 25 ,2012: Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy has been conferred with the prestigious 2012 Hoover Medal in recognition of his philanthropic activities in India. Former US Presidents…

Obama to vote tomorrow for presidential election

Obama to vote tomorrow for presidential election

Washington, Oct 25 ,2012: President Barack Obama would cast his ballot tomorrow for the November 6 US presidential elections, thus becoming the first US President to vote early in the…

Gupta gets 2 yrs jail term for insider trading crimes

Gupta gets 2 yrs jail term for insider trading crimes

New York, Oct 25 ,2012: Fallen Wall Street tycoon Rajat Gupta was today sentenced to two years in prison and ordered to pay a USD five million fine by a…

Indian embassy cancels BLS Intl’s visa contract

Indian embassy cancels BLS Intl’s visa contract

Washington, Oct 24 ,2012: The Indian embassy here has cancelled a contract for visa outsourcing awarded to an Indian firm in July and issued invitation for fresh bids, without citing…

Aussie man admits to murdering Indian student

Aussie man admits to murdering Indian student

Melbourne, Oct 24, 2012: A 21-year-old Australian man has pleaded guilty to the murder of a young Indian woman whose dismembered body was discovered in a suitcase in a Sydney…

10 Vietnamese sailors rescued by Chinese maritime police

10 Vietnamese sailors rescued by Chinese maritime police

Beijing, Oct 22 ,2012: Chinese maritime police rescued 10 Vietnamese sailors in waters near the sea border between the two countries, a Chinese maritime official said. The Vietnamese sailors drifted…

Three killed, 4 injured in US shooting; suspect found dead

Three killed, 4 injured in US shooting; suspect found dead

Houston, Oct 22, 2012: Three people were killed and four others injured when a suspected gunman, who was later found dead, opened fire at a spa in a Milwaukee suburb…

Obama coins new term; says Romney suffering from ‘Romnesia’

Obama coins new term; says Romney suffering from ‘Romnesia’

Washington, Oct 20, 2012: Adding a new term to US political lexicon, President Barack Obama has accused Mitt Romney of suffering from “Romnesia” for changing positions and said his Republican…

Pakistani teenage activist Malala showing progress

Pakistani teenage activist Malala showing progress

Birmingham, Oct 20, 2012:  Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, has been able to stand with help for the first time, doctors treating her at…

Next US President to be sworn in on Jan 21

Next US President to be sworn in on Jan 21

Washington, Oct 20, 2012:  The next US President to be elected through on November 6 polls will be sworn in on January 21 and not on the constitutionally mandated date…