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Radical cleric Abu Hamza pleads not guilty to terror charges


British radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri on Wednesday pleaded not guilty in a court here to 11 terror charges, including plotting to set up a terrorist training camp on US soil and providing material

Blue dress from Wizard of Oz to be auctioned

The blue and white outfit famously donned by Judy Garland as Dorothy in the 1939 film Wizard of Oz is being put on the auction block by a New York couple.

Blaine goes for shock-factor with latest stunt


Daredevil stuntman David Blaine lit up New York's Pier 54 on Friday for his latest high voltage feat.

The illusionist is scheduled to spend three days and nights standing in the middle of a million v

US daredevil to perform million volt show


After being buried alive, nearly drowned and frozen in an ice cube, US magician and daredevil David Blaine is going electric - a million volts of electricity aimed right at him for three days.


Albert Einstein's 'God Letter' to be auctioned online


A letter handwritten by physicist Albert Einstein a year before his death, expressing his views on religion, will be sold on eBay this month with an opening bid of $3 million, an auction agency said o

Dipika loses to Duncalf in US squash meet

India's Dipika Pallikal failed to get past world number four and third seed, England's Jenny Duncalf, losing in straight games in the first round of the Carol Weymuller Open Gold 50 squash tournament.

People of Kashmir have peacefully chosen their destiny: Mathai


India has rebutted Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's remarks on Kashmir at the United Nations, asserting that the Kashmiri people have 'peacefully chosen their destiny' in accordance with democ

Ecuador, Britain fail to reach deal on Assange


Britain and Ecuador failed to reach agreement on the fate of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday at a meeting of their foreign ministers here, officials said.

"We see no immediate solution,

Just not poster girl for UNAIDS, will do ground work: Aishwarya


Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, the newly appointed UN Goodwill Ambassador for UNAIDS, says she does not want to be just a ‘poster girl’ for the organisation but will help break social barri

Nehru, Gandhi among greatest sources of influence: Suu Kyi

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Myanmar's pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has described Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru among her ‘greatest sources’ of influence, as she encouraged American students to read the works of Indi

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.