Amanda now most potent May hurricane in East Pacific

Hurricane Amanda rapidly gained force far off of Mexico`s Pacific coast on Sunday, growing into the strongest May hurricane on modern record for the Eastern Pacific, with sustained winds of up to 155 mph.

Kim Kardashian to wed in May

Star couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have reportedly brought their much-awaited wedding date forward by two months.

Lok Sabha polls as per schedule in May: Kamal Nath

The government on Wednesday sought to quell any speculation regarding early Lok Sabha polls, saying the General Elections will be held as per schedule in May.

Board of Secondary Education Orissa to conduct class-X supplementary exams in May

A day before publication of the annual matriculation results, Odisha Board of Secondary Education on Monday announced supplementary examination in the last week of May.

Muhammad Ali’s family rejects ‘near death’ claims by brother

Muhammad Ali’s family has rejected suggestion that the legendary boxer is near his end, posting a picture of him enjoying the Super Bowl on social networking website Twitter.

Afghanistan: May deadliest for civilian casualties

With as many as 368 people
dead, May 2011 was the deadliest month for civilian casualties
in Afghanistan since the UN started documenting deaths in

Aligarh Muslim University to reopen from May 16

The Aligarh Muslim University (AMU),
which was closed indefinitely last Saturday following clashes
between rival students` groups, will reopen from May 18 in a
phased manner.

Maharashtra celebrates 51st anniversary

Maharashtra Sunday celebrated the 51st anniversary of the state`s formation with a variety of programmes and events. The main function was held at the Shivaji Park where Governor K. Sankaranarayanan unfurled the tricolour.

SC lifts stay, Green Tribunal may start functioning from May

The National Green Tribunal is likely to start functioning from May with the Supreme Court lifting a stay imposed by Madras High Court on rules of appointment of its members.

Nagaland assembly seat bypoll advanced by a day to May seven

Bye-election to Aonglenden
assembly seat in Nagaland has been advanced by a day to May
seven following a request from the state government, the
Election Commission said.

Big Tibetan meet planned before Dalai Lama retires

The Tibetan leadership in India will hold its national general body meeting next month just before the parliament-in-exile gets down to amending its constitution to allow, the Dalai Lama, to retire from political authority.

Canadian government toppled, elections in May

It is the 1st time a Canadian govt has been found in contempt of Parliament.

No short session of Parliament in May

A short session of Parliament in
mid-May was ruled out by the Government on Friday after it
recommended prorogation of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
hours after their sine die adjournment.

Trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor delayed until May

The involuntary manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray has been delayed until May.

Trial of Michael Jackson doctor delayed to May

A judge on Wednesday delayed opening statements in the involuntary manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson`s doctor until May 9, giving attorneys for both sides more time to share information.

US President to make state visit to Britain in May

Barack Obama`s wife Michelle will join him on three-day trip on May 24-26.

Franklin to return to stage in May

Aretha Franklin will be returning to stage in May for a tribute show.

Industry grows by 11.50% in May

Industrial output rose by 11.5 percent in May, growing in double digits for the eighth straight month, on good showing by manufacturing, particularly capital and consumer goods.

May car sales up 30%, bikes 26%

Domestic passenger car sales rose 30.46 percent to 1,48,481 units in May. In comparison, the industry sold 1,13,810 units in May last year.

Clear skies in Delhi, mercury could go up

Delhi is likely to see clear skies Friday with the minimum temperature hovering two notches below average. The Met office said the mercury could shoot up to 43 degrees Celsius.