Tag Archives: India


Rolls Royces, movies: private India hospitals go luxe for growth

By Zeba Siddiqui & Aditya Kalra MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Cinemas, Rolls-Royces & rooms so plush they could belong in a five-star hotel: private hospital operators in India are all…


Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala

CAP D'ANTIBES, France (AP) — Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamorous fashions, musical performances & the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual star-filled amfAR gala brought in its…


Aviation agency unveils messaging system to reduce delays

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A system that replaces verbal communication between pilots & air traffic controllers with computerized messages was unveiled Thursday by federal aviation officials, who said the system…

What Will the X-37B Military Space Plane Do on Its Next Mystery Mission?

On Wednesday, the United States Air Force's Rapid Capabilities Office is set to launch the fourth mission of the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle — the military's secretive robotic space plane….


Russian deputy PM attacks space industry with reform bill

Russia's deputy prime minister on Tuesday lambasted the country's beleaguered space industry as inefficient & corrupt, as he presented proposed reform measures to parliament. Speaking several days after the latest…


U.S. 'deeply concerned' over Mursi death sentence bid by Egyptian court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is "deeply concerned" approximately an Egyptian court decision to seek the death penalty for former President Mohamed Mursi, a State Department official said on…


Amy Winehouse Biopic Is Objective, Say Makers

Makers of a biopic approximately Amy Winehouse, which has been criticised by the late singer's family, have defended their work at its screening in Cannes. Amy, directed by Asif Kapadia,…


OMI's 'Cheerleader' holds on to UK chart top spot

LONDON (Reuters) – Felix Jaehn's remix of "Cheerleader" by OMI held the top spot in Britain's music charts for a third week, helping to cement its status as a summer…


Independence probable, says poll

A majority of people across the UK believe that Scotland will be independent within the next decade, a poll suggests. Just over half (52%) of people in Scotland & nearly…