Lahore, Aug. 11 : Notwithstanding rumours of rift in the Pakistan cricket team and match fixing allegations during the just concluded Sri Lanka One-Day series, captain Younis Khan has said his team would win major tournaments in next two years.
Interacting with media persons after winning the fifth and final match of the ODI series, Khan said he had a pool of 20 cricketers in mind who will win `either the Champions Trophy this year or the 2011 World Cup.'
Manila - Two Philippine military helicopters came under fire Sunday in a southern province where recent fighting between government troops and Muslim militants killed more than 50 people, officials said.
Three passengers of the UH-1H helicopters suffered "slight splinter wounds" in the attack, said Major General Ben Dolorfino, a regional military commander.
German automaker, BMW is celebrating 10 years since the first BMW Mini was unveiled and is offering a host of prizes to the buyers.
Mini drivers in the UK have clocked 15 billion miles on UK roads in the last decade, which is enough to take 33,000 journeys to the moon and back. In another look, the miles clocked between them could have taken them 600,000 times around the globe.
Bangkok - Thailand's property sector, hard-hit by the global recession and political instability since the last quarter of 2008, has yet to witness the kind of fire sales seen in the Asian crisis of 1997, Jones Lang LaSalle (Thailand) said Wednesday. While the economic slowdown has led to falling office rents in Bangkok, to date there have been few investments in distressed assets largely because owners are not distressed, the international property consultant said in their latest property review.
Zamil Steel announced that its Towers and Galvanizing (T&G) arm has secured a contract worth SR 88 million (Dh 87million) contract for the fabrication and supply of lattice steel towers.
The sources said that T&G Division of Zamil Industrial Investment Company, 'Zamil Industrial' will supply the material for the 400kV overhead line of the North Island Grid Upgrade Project located in New Zealand, one of the largest electricity transmission construction undertakings in the country since 1960.
Washington, Oct 8: Scientists have suggested that mass extinctions have happened in the Earth’s history because the planet got “sick”.
It is believed that asteroids are the reason behind cataclysmic events leading to mass die-off of life on the planet.
But, many geologists suggest that an asteroid is the prime suspect only in the most recent of five mass extinctions, the catastrophe 65 million years ago that wiped out the dinosaurs.
“The other four have not been resolvable to a rock falling out of the sky,” Bottjer said.
Researchers have found that obesity and alcohol act together to increase the risk of liver disease in both men and women.
From a public health perspective, strategies to jointly reduce both excessive alcohol consumption and excessive body weight should lead to a reduction in the incidence of liver disease, two studies published on bmj. com concluded.
Sydney - News that a man tipped as a future Australian prime minister was having a lovechild with the daughter of the Queen's representative merited just a brief mention in the national press Monday.
That both are married to other people shows how accepting society has become, The Australian newspaper commented.
Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities Bill Shorten left his wife for the daughter of Governor General Quentin Bryce in August.
Both former union leader Shorten and Chloe Bryce are going through divorce proceedings. (dpa)
The exams fever has started having its effects on the students. Especially the pressure of exams must be even greater for the students who are also acting in daily soaps. But our sweet Avika Gor aka Anandi from Balika Vadhu fame seems to be comfortable with the situation.
"My exams are starting from 30th of March. I will take a leave from the serial from 26th of March. But even now I carry my books to the sets and study whenever I am not in the shot. I have always successfully managed both work and studies," speaks Avika Gor.
London, Feb 7: Ace winger Cristiano Ronaldo launched a blistering attack on Inter Milan coach Jose Mourinho, saying that Manchester United will overcome their Italian rivals in the Champions League round of 16 encounter between the two sides.
Earlier, Mourinho claimed he believes that Ronaldo was overrated, and that Nerazzurri striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the better player.
Ronaldo was part of the Manchester United team that won the Champions League last season, and was also awarded the Ballon d'Or.
After purchasing a new iPhone 5, a Dutch group of pranksters - employees at website called iPhone5. nl - superglued the handset to an Amsterdam sidewalk to have some fun time seeing the reaction of the people.
With the iPhone 5 hitting The Netherlands on Friday, the iPhone5. nl team managed to purchase one of the first units of the handset; and rather than showing off their enviable tech possession by walking around with it, they glued it to the pavement in the Leidseplein, one of the busiest squares in Amsterdam.
Natalie Gulbis at 11th Annual Canon Customer Appreciation Reception Hosted by Canon U.S.A. and the National CenterSubmitted by Kiran Pahwa on Fri, 01/08/2010 - 18:35.
Rate gives back overnight gains on whipsaw, likely to trade both sides of unchanged tonight ahead of US data tomorrow. Rate firms up on large cross-spreading traders say; look for a push on stops around the 107.00 handle. OK to place a resting order at the 107.50 area to sell the rate. Bids noted at 105.70/80 area suggesting a firm bottom is in near-term. Sell a rally if we get it.
Exponential reversal signal still valid, rate is two-way but a correction is coming and should be a low-volume affair. Offers layered to 107.50 some desks report so upside may be labored above the 106.50 area; stops above 106.80 or so. Expect more two-way action overnight ahead of US data.
Suki Waterhouse and Cara Delevigne at Rimmel Cosmetics Celebrates a 10 Year Partnership with Kate MossSubmitted by Kiran Pahwa on Thu, 09/22/2011 - 14:13.
Berlin - Around 100 German Muslims protested against anti- Islam internet incitement on Wednesday, in the city of Dresden where a verdict in the murder case of Egyptian Marwa el- Shirbini may be delivered later.
The participants called on the government to act against internet sites that preach hatred against Islam and Muslims.
A 28-year-old man is on trial in the city for the murder of el- Shirbini in a courtroom earlier this year. The murder caused outrage in Egypt, where many believe the woman was killed because she was a Muslim.
The murder of el-Shirbini was, in the face of such hatred, not surprising, said Sheikh Abu Anas from Braunschweig.
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