Monthly Archives: November 2011

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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