BBC mistakes taxi driver for 'expert'

AFP Saturday, May 13, 2006  20:24 ISTLONDON: A London cabbie suffered an awkward few moments of fame when the BBC mistook him for a computer expert and interviewed him live on the flagship News 24…

Indian students win top Intel awards

Seema Hakhu Kachru (PTI), Houston, May 13, 2006                   Five Indian students are among the winners at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), the world's largest pre-college science competiton in…

Hindu Human bomb at a Lucknow wedding

Associated Press, May 13, 2006 at 15:52Lucknow: Spurned by the woman he loved, a man blew himself up at her wedding to another man, police said on Saturday.Five members of the bride's family were injured…

BJP ups ante against Divisional Magistrate

HT Correspondent, Gorakhpur, May 13STEPPING UP their agitation against district magistrate, hundreds of BJP activists took out a procession and handed over a memorandum, addressed to the Governor, to the divisional commissioner.They demanded that divisional…

Assam : Vote shares show AUDF gain at…

Guwahati, May 12: The Congress vote share has dipped to 31.14 per cent, compared to the 39.6 per cent it secured last time. The party’s total number of seats has also fallen to 53 from…

Udayan Namboodiri routed by Rekha Goswami

Udayan Namboodiri,  a  Delhi based scribe with strong hindutva links lost his first election to a women candidate from CPM.  Rekha Goswami, a new face from CPM won by a huge margin of 30,238 votes…

POTA court convicts five in tiffin bomb blast…

Sunday May 14 2006 00:00 ISTIANSAHMEDABAD: A special POTA (Prevention of Terrorism Act) court here sentenced five people to 10 years' imprisonment each in connection with the tiffin bomb blasts in Ahmedabad city buses four…