Monthly Archives: May 2012

A Raja out of jail after 15 months; at his home, dinner for 200 – India


15 may 2012 A Raja out of jail after 15 months; at his home, dinner for 200     New Delhi:  After 15 months in jail, former telecom minister A Raja is back at home. He was welcomed with the … Continue reading

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Hairstyling pioneer Vidal Sassoon dies at 84 – India


09 may 2012 Hairstyling pioneer Vidal Sassoon dies at 84   Los Angeles:  Celebrity hairstylist Vidal Sassoon, whose 1960s wash-and-wear cuts freed women from endless teasing and hairspray, has died. He was 84. Los Angeles police spokesman Kevin Maiberger says … Continue reading

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CIA foils new Al Qaeda underwear bomb plot: US – India


07 may 2012 CIA foils new Al Qaeda underwear bomb plot: US   Washington:  The CIA thwarted an ambitious plot by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a sophisticated new design around … Continue reading

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Video of woman abusing Indian-origin man goes viral – India


02 may 2012 Video of woman abusing Indian-origin man goes viral     London:  A woman who hurled racist abuse at an Indian-origin man on the London Underground is likely to be jailed after admitting her offence. The police had … Continue reading

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Veteran actress Achala Sachdev dies – India


30 apr 2012   Yesteryear actress Achala Sachdev, who featured in the popular song Ae Meri Zohra Jabeen from the film Waqt, has died following a prolonged illness. She was 88. For the last seven months, the actress was bed-ridden … Continue reading

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