Sheen keen to return to 'Two and a Half Men' (24 minutes ago)
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen says he is open to a return to popular TV show "Two and a Half Men".
14 killed in Honduras bus crash (05:44)
Tegucigalpa, Nov 1 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and scores injured when a bus carrying them plunged into a ravine in western Honduras, media reports said Friday.
US urges peaceful transition of power in Burkina Faso (05:26)
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Friday called for a "peaceful" transition of power in Burkina Faso, but refused to label the military's take-over as a coup.
'Interstellar' about bonds of love: Jessica Chastain (05:16)
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Jessica Chastain says that her forthcoming science fiction "Interstellar" is also about fathers and the bonds of love.
Chinese unmanned lunar orbiter returns home (04:58)
Beijing, Nov 1 (IANS) China succeeded Saturday in the world's first mission to the Moon and back for some 40 years, becoming the third nation to do so after the former Soviet Union and the US.
Rogen may star in Steve Jobs biopic (04:00)
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Actor Seth Rogen is reportedly in talks with Sony studio to star as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in their upcoming Steve Jobs biopic.
Lindsay Lohan denies dating Tom Cruise (03:16)
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan has denied she's secretly dating actor Tom Cruise.
Three Iraqis arrested on terror charges in Switzerland (02:42)
Geneva, Nov 1 (IANS) Swiss authorities Friday said they arrested three Iraqi nationals suspected of planning a terrorist attack in Europe.
Angelina Jolie goes blonde (02:00)
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Angelina Jolie rocked her blonde locks while filming
Photographs surfaced Thursday of Jolie and Pitt on the set of "By the Sea".
Virgin Galactic's spaceship crashes during test flight (01:16)
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) A passenger rocket plane developed by Virgin Galactic's crashed Friday after suffering an "in-flight anomaly" during a powered test flight over the US state of California, the company said.
Katie Holmes has morning woes (01:16)
Los Angeles, Nov 1 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is not a morning person -- and that's evident with the way her pancakes turn out and the way she treats her alarm button.
Two killed in Ukraine clashes (00:52)
Kiev, Nov 1 (IANS) Fighting in eastern Ukraine killed at least two people and wounded five over the past 24 hours, authorities said Friday.
IGL not to hike gas prices (00:20)
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) City gas distributor Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) late Friday said it will not increase prices, although the government had announced a new price for domestic natural gas effective Saturday.
|Stories dated 2014-10-31|
Investors are again turning to Bengal: Amit Mitra (23:56)
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) West Bengal Finance and Commerce Minister Amit Mitra Friday said investors were again turning to the state which has over Rs.78,000 crore investments under process, and fresh proposals worth another Rs.120,000 crore.
Jadavpur referendum: Majority of arts students vote for VC's removal (23:52)
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) A whopping 80 percent of students, belonging to the arts faculty of Jadavpur University, voted for the removal of Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti in the referendum that spanned Thursday and Friday.
New human remains found at MH17 crash site: Dutch PM (23:36)
The Hague, Oct 31 (IANS) The Dutch mission in Ukraine has recovered new human remains of victims of the MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in press conference here Friday.
Italian ordered to pay 2,500 euros to charity over Ebola joke (23:36)
Dublin, Oct 31 (IANS) An Italian man, arrested for making a joke about Ebola at Dublin airport, was ordered to pay 2,500 euros (3,130 dollars) to charity to avoid a criminal conviction, state broadcaster RTE reported Friday.
Palestinians protest against Israeli measures in Jerusalem (23:36)
Ramallah, Oct 31 (IANS) Clashes broke out Friday between Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers in several West Bank towns when hundreds rallied in Gaza against the recent Israeli measures in Jerusalem.
EU seeks talks with Russia over goods duties: WTO (23:16)
Geneva, Oct 31 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has sought a consultation with Russia over the tariffs the latter imposed on certain agricultural and manufactured goods, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) said Friday.
China pledges $81 mn financial assistance for Afghanistan (23:16)
Beijing, Oct 31 (IANS) China Friday pledged to provide non-reimbursable assistance of 500 million yuan (about 81 million dollars) to Afghanistan this year at an international meeting on Afghanistan held here.
'Super Nani': Wah Rekha, Cina-Ma Zindabad! (IANS Hindi Film Review) (22:54)
By Subhash K Jha
Film: "Super Nani"; Cast: Rekha, Sharman Joshi, Randhir Kapoor, Anupam Kher; Directed by Indra Kumar; Rating: *** (3 stars)
India to give Sri Lanka Rs.5 mn for mudslide disaster relief (22:46)
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India Friday pledged Sri Lankan Rs.5 million towards immediate relief to Sri Lankans affected by the mudslide that has claimed several lives and left over a 100 untraced in the island nation's Badulla district.
Ponzi schemer in US cheats residents of $22 mn, jailed (Lead) (22:42)
Washington, Oct 31 (IANS) If you have been one of those approached by some 'known' person for investing in something with an assurance of 'easy money', you may benefit reading about this Ponzi schemer, jailed in the US for robbing his own people.
UN calls for inclusive urban development (22:42)
United Nations, Oct 31 (IANS) UN General Assembly President Sam Kutesa Friday called for an inclusive and sustainable approach for urban development that considers the needs of marginalised groups.
Unicef wants unimpeded delivery of aid to kids in CAR (22:42)
Geneva, Oct 31 (IANS) The UN Children's Fund (Unicef) Friday asked for unhampered delivery of humanitarian assistance to children in need of support amid the recent episodes of unrest in Central African Republic (CAR).