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Oct 18, 2012

96-year-old dad Ramajit Raghav becomes father again, could be world’s oldest father (Video)

96 year old dad Ramjit Raghav baby
By in Amazing, Asia, Lifestyle, Parenting No comments

Ramjit Raghav, a 96-year-old dad of India and was dubbed as the world’s oldest father, becomes a father again, after her 52-year-old wife gave birth to a healthy baby boy early this month at a primary health center in their town. Raghav has no official record at Guinness World Records though. A NTDTV news video […]


Sep 5, 2012

Vegetarian Mcdonald’s to open in India in 2013

McVeggie burger McDonald's India
By in Asia, Food, Health, Lifestyle No comments

US fast food giant McDonald’s is being set to open vegetarian McDonald’s outlets for the first time in their business history, which will be opened next year in India, as part of the religious practices of the majority in the country, the Hindus and the Muslims. McVeggie burger Image Credit: McDonaldsIndia.com As noted at The […]


May 9, 2012

Bank error in India causes simple farmer to be a billionaire for 40 minutes

Punjab National Bank logo
By in Asia, Banking, Weird No comments

A bank error in India caused a simple farmer to be a billionaire, but only for about 40 minutes after bank officials were able to correct the mistake immediately. Punjab National Bank logo Image Credit: PNBIndia.in According to the Times of India on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, Sushil Kumar, a simple farmer from Fatehabad, a […]


Apr 19, 2012

XOLO X900: First smartphone with Intel inside announced, to be available in India starting April 23

XOLO X900 smartphone
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Intel Corporation and Lava International Ltd., an India-based smartphone company announced on Thursday, April 19, 2012 the sale of XOLO X900, the world’s first smartphone with Intel inside. XOLO X900, first smartphone with Intel inside Image Credit: Intel.com According to a press release by Intel on its official website that day, the XOLO X900 smartphone […]


Feb 22, 2012

Chikilidae: New family of legless amphibians discovered in India (Photo)

Chikilidae: New family of legless amphibians discovered in India (Photo)
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A new family of legless amphibians was recently discovered in India, as shown in the photo below, after researchers spent more than five years of digging through forest beds in the rain. According to The Hindu on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, the newly discovered family of legless amphibians is called Chikilidae and the new genus […]


Jan 30, 2012

Starbucks coffee stores in India to open this 2012, a joint venture with Tata Coffee Limited

Starbucks coffee stores in India to open this 2012, a joint venture with Tata Coffee Limited
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Starbucks stores in India are being set to open this 2012, after a 50/50 joint venture Starbucks Coffee Company and Tata Coffee Limited called Tata Starbucks Limited was recently established . Starbucks logo Image Credit: Starbucks.com According to a press release by Starbucks on Monday, January 30, 2012, Starbucks coffee stores will be developed in […]


Dec 10, 2011

India fire claims 89 lives mostly hospital patients, owners arrested

India fire claims 89 lives mostly hospital patients, owners arrested
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A hospital in Kolkata, India was caught on fire on Friday, December 9, 2011, and has claimed at least 89 lives; with most of them were patients. Dozens were also reported to have been injured. Indian rescue workers, evacuating a woman from the fire at AMRI Hospital in Kolkata Image Credit: AP According to international […]


Nov 20, 2011

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Gives Birth To A Baby Girl

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
By in Announcement, Asia, Entertainment, World No comments

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan Image Credit: Bollywood Tadka Indian actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan gave birth to a baby girl at the private Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai, India, several international news sites reported on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. According to reports, Aishwarya‘s father-in-law Amitabh Bachchan tweeted on Wednesday that he is already a “Dada to the […]


Oct 5, 2011

Aakash: $35 tablet launched in India, world’s cheapest tablet, specs revealed

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By in Asia, Tablet, Technology 2 comments

Aakash, the $35 tablet computer was launched in India on Wednesday, October 05, 2011, which is being dubbed as the world’s cheapest tablet, with its specs also revealed. Indian students, showing their free Aakash Image Credit: PTI As noted at Times of India on Wednesday, the $35 tablet computer, known as Aakash, was launched that […]


Sep 30, 2011

India $35 tablet to be launched on October 5, HRD minister Kapil Sibal confirms

India $35 tablet to be launched on October 5, HRD minister Kapil Sibal confirms
By in Asia, Tablet, Technology 1 comment

Updated: October 5, 2011 11:12 p.m. Read Aakash: $35 tablet launched in India, world’s cheapest tablet, specs revealed The much-awaited $35 tablet in India, being dubbed as ‘Sakshat‘, will be launched launched this coming October 5, which will be used by students from primary schools to universities in the country. India HRD minister Kapil Sibal, […]