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James Foley in last message: 'Granny, please take your medicine...'

Aug 26 2014, 10:50am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 26 (IANS/EFE) American journalist James Foley had sent a personal message to his family through a fellow hostage who was freed just days before the reporter was decapitated by Islamic State (IS) jihadis... Read more Aug 26 2014, 10:50am CDT
 
 

Too much make-up not good for youngsters: Expert

Aug 26 2014, 5:32am CDT | by IANS

Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Parents are being urged to ensure that their children aren't using too much make-up particularly if they're young as it can lead to major skin problems, says an expert. Read more Aug 26 2014, 5:32am CDT
 
 

Breakup updates on Facebook ruining relationships

Aug 24 2014, 7:54am CDT | by IANS

New York, Aug 24 (IANS) Has your ex-partner conveyed all personal details of your breakup to common friends on Facebook, leaving you embarrassed? Well, you are not alone. Read more Aug 24 2014, 7:54am CDT
 
 

India-born author brings Ghalib's treasure to Americans

Aug 24 2014, 3:28am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) India-born author Surinder Deol has penned a new English translation of Mirza Ghalib's works to bring the famous Urdu poet to North Americans as also those South Asians who have lost touch... Read more Aug 24 2014, 3:28am CDT
 
 

1,200-year-old tomb discovered in China

Aug 23 2014, 8:06am CDT | by IANS

Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Archaeologists said Saturday they have discovered a tomb with well preserved wall paintings, dating back more than 1,200 years, in northwest China's Shaanxi province. Read more Aug 23 2014, 8:06am CDT
 
 

Indian American author wins award in US

Aug 23 2014, 7:40am CDT | by IANS

New York, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian American writer Nina McConigley is the recipient of the prestigious PEN Open Book Award for her collection of short stories, "Cowboys and East Indians". Read more Aug 23 2014, 7:40am CDT
 
 

Cuban fishermen discover ancient artifacts

Aug 22 2014, 11:40pm CDT | by IANS

Havana, Aug 23 (IANS) Fishermen in Cuba's Pinar del Rio province have discovered artifacts believed to be from a 17th or 18th century shipwreck. Read more Aug 22 2014, 11:40pm CDT
 
 

Two Indians to feature at Tatarstan ethnic festival

Aug 22 2014, 6:36am CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS) Two Indian artists will feature at the sixth edition of Tatarstan's Krutushka ethnic festival that began in the village of the same name and will showcase the culture of different parts of... Read more Aug 22 2014, 6:36am CDT
 
 

IS sent message to scribe's family before killing him

Aug 22 2014, 5:46am CDT | by IANS

Washington, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Militants of The Islamic State (IS) Sunni extremist group sent an email to the family of US journalist James Foley warning of his imminent execution a week before releasing the video of his... Read more Aug 22 2014, 5:46am CDT
 
 

Pakistan media flays India for axing talks

Aug 22 2014, 2:36am CDT | by IANS

Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Two Pakistani newspapers Friday denounced India's decision to call off talks between their foreign secretaries, saying it had dealt "a serious blow" to the bilateral peace process. Read more Aug 22 2014, 2:36am CDT
 
 

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