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I m also 100 percent Bihar: Avengers star Mark Ruffalo

HULK’ BATS FOR BIHAR PROJECT Hollywood actor Mark Ruffalo, best known for portraying the superhero Hulk in the popularAvengers franchise, has lent his support for the #SolarBihar project, aimed at urging people to adopt sustainable and renewable energy. Ruffalo took to Twitter on Friday to express his support for the State. “I’m 100% New York, but I’m also 100% Bihar. #SolarBihar ... Read More »

This 12-yr-old Indian-origin girl has IQ higher than Einstein

A 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in the United Kingdom has achieved the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, outwitting physicists Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Lydia Sebastian from Essex has joined the one per cent of all entrants to attain the highest mark in the Cattell III B paper supervised by Mensa, the society for people with ... Read More »

Delhi woman who sued Uber over rape accusation ends U.S. lawsuit

A woman who sued Uber after accusing one of its drivers of raping her in India has voluntarily ended her lawsuit against the company, according to a court filing on Tuesday. The passenger, who reported being raped and beaten after hailing a ride with the Uber driver in Delhi last year, sued the online car service in a U.S. federal ... Read More »

Celebration of Russian National Day in Mumbai

Mumbai ,By Kabir Ali  The Russian Consul General in Mumbai yesterday celebrated their National Day with lots of funfair and grandeur at the Regal Room, Hotel Trident, Mumbai. The event was attended by eminent dignitaries, celebrities and socialites. To name a few – Bollywood Actors Jackie Shroff, Vindu Dara Singh, Rajeev Paul, Mamta Raja & Alexx O’Neil, Neeita Bhonsle (Jewelry ... Read More »

2 Indians shot dead during robbery attempts in US

NEW YORK: Two Indians have been gunned down during apparent robbery attempts in two separate incidents at gas stations in the US within 24 hours, sending shockwaves among the local population. Sanjay Patel, 39, who worked as a clerk at the gas station in New Haven in Connecticut, was shot three times in the chest and once in the hand ... Read More »

From today, 2 UK banks to allow fingerprint login

LONDON: Account holders of two of Britain’s largest banks – Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest will become the first to log into their accounts using their fingerprint as the password. Starting from Thursday, RBS and NatWest customers will be the first of any UK-based bank to be able to login to their mobile banking app using only their finger ... Read More »

UN Security Council seeks to choke off Islamic State funds

United Nations The UN Security Council is set on Thursday to adopt a resolution aimed at choking off millions of dollars in earnings from oil sales, antiquities trafficking and ransom payments to the self-described Islamic State group. Russia drafted the first outline of the measure, which reaffirms the council`s resolve to confront the threat posed by the jihadists who overran ... Read More »

Swine Flu: Toll crosses 100 in Rajasthan, 40 in Maharashtra

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New Delhi The swine flu toll in Maharashtra and Rajasthan has reached 100 and 40 respectively. According to reports, six deaths have been recorded in Mumbai due to the H1N1 virus outbreak while five more casualties were reported in Rajasthan on Tuesday. A total of 205 swine flu cases have been recorded in Maharashtra, according to the state authorities, while ... Read More »