Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ashwin savours dream debut ahead of wedding – India


09 nov 2011 Ashwin savours dream debut ahead of wedding New Delhi: He could not have asked for a better debut as R Ashwin became only the third cricketer ever to get a Man of the Match in his first Test … Continue reading

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Sachin Tendulkar becomes first cricketer to get 15,000 Test runs – India


08 nov 2011 Sachin Tendulkar becomes first cricketer to get 15,000 Test runs New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday achieved another milestone as he became the first cricketer in the history of the game to cross 15,000-run mark in Test cricket. … Continue reading

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Gurgaon firm develops plastic alternative – India


07 nov 2011 Gurgaon firm develops plastic alternative A sustainable bio-degradable alternative to plastic packaging has been developed by Gurgaon-based Roidec India Chemicals Pvt Ltd, the company said Tuesday. “The Apra Group, through its group company Roidec has been able … Continue reading

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Thousands close accounts on ‘Bank Transfer Day’ in US – India


07 nov 2011 Thousands close accounts on ‘Bank Transfer Day’ in US   New York:  Thousands of people across the US closed their accounts at corporate-owned banks on Saturday and switched to credit unions and smaller not-for-profit institutions. It was … Continue reading

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We are focusing on India this year, says Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales – India


06 nov 2011 We are focusing on India this year, says Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales   Doha, Qatar:  One of the world’s most popular websites Wikipedia has turned its focus on India this year, and is working to reach out … Continue reading

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Miss Venezuela wins Miss World crown – India


06 nov 2011   London:  Miss Venezuela, Ivian Lunasol Sarcos Colimenares, was crowned the 2011 winner of the Miss World beauty pageant at a glittering final ceremony in London on Sunday. Miss Philippines, Gwendoline Gaelle Sandrine Ruais, was named the … Continue reading

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Legendary singer, composer Bhupen Hazarika dies – India


05 nov 2011 Legendary singer, composer Bhupen Hazarika dies     Legendary singer-composer Dr Bhupen Hazarika, undergoing treatment at a hospital in Mumbai, has passed away. He died at 4.37 p.m. today at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital. “It was … Continue reading

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Spot-fixing: Pakistan players, Majeed face jail terms – India


03 nov 2011 Spot-fixing: Pakistan players, Majeed face jail terms A London court has sentenced former Pakistan cricket captain Salman Butt to 30 months in prison for conspiring with a bookie and two bowlers in his team to bowl three … Continue reading

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Assange loses appeal against extradition to Sweden – India


02 nov 2011 Assange loses appeal against extradition to Sweden   London:  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has lost his appeal against extradition to Sweden to answer sex crime allegations. In a judgment Wednesday, Judges John Thomas and Duncan Ousely said … Continue reading

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2G scam: Prosecution concession to Kanimozhi, four others – India


01 nov 2011 2G case: Prosecution made concession to Kanimozhi, four others, CBI tells court   New Delhi:  The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today informed the Supreme Court that the Special Public Prosecutor made the concession to jailed DMK … Continue reading

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