Natural gas finished lower on profit booking after rising on Friday driven by data showing a drop in gas drilling activity last week. Gas prices rose as traders, who have been betting heavily on falling gas prices, bought back previously sold positions ahead of the weekend. Moderate temperatures were expected to curb demand for natural gas for heating and cooling over the next few weeks. Natural Gas yesterday we have seen that market has moved -0.63%. Market has opened at 189.3 & made a low of 188.1 versus the day high of 189.8.
Islamabad - Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Sunday said the government had secured the release of 16 Christian minority members abducted overnight in the restive North-West Frontier Province (NWFP).
Suspected Islamic militants seized the members of the Christian community Saturday night in a raid on a downtown neighbourhood of the provincial capital Peshawar.
After mobile gaming developer Rovio's recent release `Amazing Alex' failed to sustain its initial success to become a blockbuster like the 2009-launched `Angry Birds' title, the Finland-based company is banking on its newest game --- `Bad Piggies.'
Essentially a sequel to its outrageously popular Angry Birds game - which has witnessed more than 1 billion downloads; and attracted nearly 200 million active players every month till 2011-end -, Bad Piggies is also set in cartoon-type physics-based surroundings.
Washington, May 20 : Individuals with increased levels of cardiorespiratory fitness have a lower risk of all-cause death and coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease, says a new study.
This is in comparison to people with lower levels of cardiorespiratory fitness, according to an analysis of previous studies appearing in the May 20 issue of JAMA.
New Delhi, Dec 20: French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner arrived here on a four-day visit today to further strengthen the bilateral ties with India.
During his visit, Kouchner will meet External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee to hold talks on bilateral matters and regional and international issues.
The French Minister is expected to firm up French President Nicholas Sarkozy’s visit agenda during talks.
Sarkozy is scheduled to visit India next month. He will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day.
Gold is defying gravity by shaking lose of its psychological $950/oz trading zone. The precious metal is surging to the topside beyond August highs despite recent strength in the Dollar and weakness in U. S. equities. Gold is disregarding its negative correlation with the Dollar and positive correlation with equities. We have received data with a mixed to negative bias so far this week, and investors are becoming increasingly uncertain in regards to the strength and longevity of the economic recovery.
Washington, February 10 (ANI): `Slumdog Millionaire' actress Freida Pinto and Mickey Rourke have repeated their victories at the Elle Style Awards.
While Pinto bagged the Best Actress trophy, Rourke took home the Best Actor prize for his role as Randy ''The Ram'' Robinson in `The Wrestler'.
Meanwhile, British actress Sienna Miller was presented with the top fashion award of the evening with the Elle Style Icon prize, reports Contactmusic.
Srinagar, May 18: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on Monday said that his party was ready to lend `unconditional support' to the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre.
"Our support to the UPA is unconditional. We will not bargain for any thing or any post in Union Council of Ministers," Omar told reporters here.
Asked whether the NC will get a cabinet berth, Omar said, his party had nothing to do with any post.
Mumbai, Jan 17 - She is known for hosting the who's who of the world on her talk show, and on her maiden visit to India, Oprah Winfrey was greeted by top-notch Indian socialites and Bollywood glitterati including megastar Amitabh Bachchan, superstar Shah Rukh Khan, and her ever favourite Aishwarya Rai at a private party here Monday night.
The party, hosted at socialite Parmeshwar Godrej's residence here, saw an impressive footfall from B-Town, and also saw others like novelist Shobhaa De and jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali.
Islamabad, Dec 10 : Pakistan has put its navy and air force on high alert in wake of the Indian Air Force alert in response to heightened perceptions of air attacks.
The alert has been sounded in view of intelligence reports of air strikes at Indian installations from across the border or an aerial attack by terrorists groups based in Pakistan.
However, the alert is still defensive in nature and intended to protect Indian targets.
Meanwhile, Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman has said that Pakistan was ready to give a crushing reply to any aggression.
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London, Jan. 10 : The British Government has done it again! It has lost a computer memory stick that contained the data of more than 6,000 prisoners in the country, besides some of their medical records.
The culprit, according to The Telegraph, is a health worker of the Central Lancashire Primary Care Trust.
The device was lost last month by a member of staff and contained details on 6,360 prisoners from HMP Preston and was lost on December 30.
It is the latest in a long series of data losses to hit the Government and prison and health staff are now having to trawl records to track those affected down and inform them.
The Sensex marked its closure on a healthy note led by teck, Auto, IT and metal scrips.
However, consumer durables and real estate stocks performed weakly.
After opening the day at 16,693.15, down 2.88 points, on Friday, following pessimistic worldwide signs, the 30-share-index Sensex remained flat during the early trade. Later, it gained come strength on the back of continued buying action witnessed across funds. It continued to trade in the positive terrain to finally end the week on a bright note.
The BSE Midcap index surged 0.02%, while the BSE Smallcap index increased 0.20%.
Yangon - Myanmar's junta on Saturday snubbed United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's requests to free opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, or even to visit the Nobel peace laureate, who is currently in a Yangon jail, sources said.
Ban arrived in Yangon midday Saturday from Naypyitaw, Myanmar's military headquarters, 350 kilometres north of Yangon, where the UN chief met twice with junta supremo Senior General Than Shwe.
Anil Kapoor shaved his moustache and chest hair to play a teenage boy in "Lamhe". But when it comes to going bald for Rajkumar Santoshi's "Power", the seasoned actor is in two minds.
"That's one of the options, but I'm not quite sure about it yet," said Anil, who played the title role in the hit sci-fi movie "Mr. India", where Amrish Puri sported a bald mane as iconic villain Mogambo.
Anil will be seen in a pivotal role in Santoshi's underworld saga, which will also star Bollywood megasatar Amitabh Bachchan. (IANS)
Mustardseed yesterday traded with the negative node and settled -0.26% down at 2698 tracking weakness in spot market demand. The total arrivals of mustard seed increased by 185000 bags from the previous day to 4.10 lakh bags in major mandies. In the Sriganganagar spot market in Rajasthan the price edged down by -15 rupee to 2525 rupees per 20 kgs. In yesterday's trading session Mustardseed has touched the low of 2684 after opening at
New Delhi, June 10 : BJP president Rajnath Singh Monday refused to accept party leader L. K. Advani's resignation from organisational posts.
"I have not accepted Shri Advaniji's resignation," Rajnath Singh said in a tweet.
BJP sources said that the party leadership would make efforts to persuade Advani to reconsider his decision.
Advani Monday quit from all major posts in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), accusing "most of our leaders" of being "concerned just with their personal agendas".