Sprint and Dish Network, which were once in conflict over Dish's plans to launch a wireless broadband network, have now joined forces with each other to jointly develop & deploy a fixed wireless broadband service.
The two companies said in a joint statement that they would soon start testing the wireless broadband service in Corpus Christi, Texas. The service will likely become available to the masses in the region by mid of 2014.
Chennai, Nov 18 : William Heum, a Dutch national, who has been charged for child sex, has been sent to 15 days judicial custody by the Saidpet Magistrate Court here on Wednesday.
Disclosing this to the media Chief Public Persecutor said Heum has confessed his crime.
“William confessed about having affairs with boys. He also confessed he stored and later uploaded child pornography from his computer,” said the public prosecutor.
London, June 22 : Hollywood actress Emma Watson is using her fashion knowledge for a noble cause.
She will come out with self-designed clothes for teenagers as part of a charity programme.
The funds received from the clothes will be forwarded to the children''s charity UNICEF.
And Watson is getting help from her designer friends for the good work.
"She''s been getting advice from her fashion designer pals like Karl Lagerfeld," the Daily Star quoted a source as saying.
Lahore, Dec 19 : Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Secretary General I. A. Rehman has said that despite Pakistan being a signatory to the Universal Human Rights Declaration (UDHR), the situation regarding human rights in the country is unsatisfactory.
Rehman also emphasized that the situation was unsatisfactory in spite of the constitution of Pakistan having the provision of basic human rights to the people.
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New Delhi, Sep 15 : Tanzanian Prime Minister Mizengo K. Pinda arrived in New Delhi on Tuesday on a four-day state visit to hold talks on bilateral and global issues ranging from agriculture to UN reforms and terror.
Pinda is accompanied with senior ministers and officials Pinda and would be holding delegation level talks with Union External Affairs Minister S M Krishna.
He will also call on Vice-President Hamid Ansari.
Pinda is also scheduled to visit Ahmedabad and Vadodara, from where 40,000 Indians are settled in Tanzania. (ANI)
London, June 5 : Megan Fox has called for legalisation of marijuana in the US, insisting that she would be the "first person in line to buy a pack of joints".
The actress, who candidly admitted that she enjoyed smoking weed, said she would be happy to see the laws changed, reports The Daily Express.
She also took the opportunity to slam U. S. politicians for not taking action sooner, calling their war on drugs "all propaganda".
Mumbai, Jan 21: A special court in Mumbai will today pronounce the quantum of sentence to 13 persons, who were convicted in connection with the 2002 Bilkis Bano gang-rape case related to the post-Godhra communal violence.
On Friday, the court had convicted the 13 accused, including a police official, while acquitting seven others.
While Godhra riots were going on in March 2002 following the Sabarmati Express-train carnage, the then six-month pregnant Bilkis Bano was gang-raped and beaten up in Randhikpur town, 250 km from Ahmedabad.
Shimla, Oct 8 : Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister Prem Kumar Dhumal's son Tuesday questioned the increase in Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's income from apple orchards between 2008 to 2011 when he was union steel minister.
The revised income-tax returns filed by Virbhadra Singh for 2008-09, 2009-10 and 2010-11 show a huge increase in his agricultural income from a few lakhs to crores, Dhumal's youngest son Arun Singh, facing a criminal case in a land purchase case by violating statutory provisions of land laws, said.
The brain-related illness Cerebral palsy is the main cause of disability among kids and its early diagnosis is important in addressing the condition in an effective manner.
The announcement has been made by medical experts on the occasion of International Disability Day on Friday.
Base metals traded in a narrow range and most of them settled slightly lower as we saw some profit booking after an upside rally witnessed in the previous sessions. Weak regional manufacturing data from U. S., pressurized the prices too.
Aluminium was an exception in this complex as it rallied to Rs. 81.15 on MCX on Thursday, a gain of 2.01 percent. It surged by $ 40 on LME, a rise of over 2 percent.
Kathmandu - Nepalese police Thursday broke up anti-China demonstrations by Tibetan exiles near the Chinese embassy and detained over 500 demonstrators.
More than 800 Tibetans gathered in small groups shouting anti-China slogans and denouncing the Beijing Olympic Games before they were detained police.
The demonstrators, including monks and nuns, carried banners depicting killings in Tibet by the Chinese forces and shouted "down with IOC" for letting the games be held in China.
Washington, April 22 : A protein, CXCL12, that normally controls intestinal cell movement, has the potential to halt colorectal cancer spreading, say researchers.
Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center researchers in Milwaukee say that the new research represents a potential mechanism by which CXL12 may slow cancer spreading.
Controlling this process could lead to new biological therapies for colorectal cancers, the authors said.