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China and India Today: Diplomats Jostle, Militaries Prepare

China and India Today: Diplomats Jostle, Militaries Prepare

(By Prof.Mohan Malik)   Just as the Indian subcontinental plate has a tendency to constantly rub and push against the Eurasian tectonic plate, causing friction and volatility in the entire…

Chidambaram is new FM, Shinde becomes home minister

P Chidambaram was on Tuesday made the finance minister as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh effected a minor reshuffle in portfolios in the Union cabinet, necessitated by the exit of Pranab…

Judiciary, parliament not at odds: CJ

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry on Monday observed the judiciary and parliament were not against each other, saying “we take wisdom from the debates that occurred on the floor…

Peter Jackson announces a third ‘Hobbit’ film

(EW.com) — Apparently, when it comes to Middle-earth, director Peter Jackson thinks three is the magic number. Last month at Comic-Con, Jackson teased fans with the idea that he was interested…

Manchester United announce stock listing in New York

London (CNN) — Manchester United has launched their listing on the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, with 16.7 million shares, representing 10 per cent of the club, up for sale. Reports…

Power outage snarls transport, leaves residents sweltering in northern India

New Delhi (CNN) — A grid failure cut power supplies in northern India on Monday, hitting rail and road transport for hours in the country’s worst blackout in a decade, authorities…

New system to avoid misuse of stolen or lost passport

A new system is to be introduced by the department of immigration and emigration for the cancellation of stolen or lost passports from tomorrow (01).A department official told Asian sun…

Sri Lanka to promote trade in Africa

The visit of Sri Lankan Business delegation to South Africa is a joint initiative of the Sri Lanka High Commission in Pretoria and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB)…

Box office report: ‘Dark Knight Rises’ wins again with $64.1 million; nobody watches ‘The Watch’

Alright, here are the facts about The Dark Knight Rises: • Warner Bros.’ $250 million sequel is an utterly huge movie. • It earned $64.1 million in its second weekend (a 60 percent drop). • It…

Hamilton dominates from start to finish to win Hungarian Grand Prix

(CNN) — McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton controlled the race from start to finish to win the Hungarian Grand Prix Sunday to revive his title hopes. The 2008 world champion made the most…

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