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Fear in Manipur after outsiders told to quite state

September 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 7 (IANS) Fear and panic have gripped people from outside the state who have taken up residence in Manipur, after separatist groups issued "quit notices" to all non-Manipuri ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China tests people’s proficiency in Mandarin

December 26th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) A new Chinese proficiency test was launched in China last weekend to improve overall Mandarin proficiency among people in the country.The nationwide language proficiency test is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Din of school-bells to ‘wake up’ Maharashtra government

July 19th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Next Monday, the bells of government-aided schools all over Maharashtra will ring in unison for a full minute to "wake up" the authorities towards their demands, ... Read more...

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Internet will run out of IP addresses by Friday

February 3rd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) The internet will run out of numerical IP (Internet Protocol) addresses by Friday. But the web will not ground to a halt. A new system, Internet Protocol version ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Software can sense ‘depression’ in blogs

June 24th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have developed a software programme that can detect depression in blogs and online texts. The software is capable of identifying language that can indicate a writer's psychological ... Read more...

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Iraqi woman ‘researcher’ causes scare in Ahmedabad

December 17th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) An Iraqi woman who came to Ahmedabad for academic purposes has vanished without a trace, giving the security establishment in Gujarat sleepless nights. The burqa-clad woman, who introduced herself ... Read more...

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Punjab bans private functions in educational institutions

February 26th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) Holding a wedding function, parties or even religious ceremonies on the premises of government educational institutions in Punjab will soon be history with the state government announcing a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Musharraf to remain in Pakistan: Spokesman

August 20th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Former president and army chief Pervez Musharraf will stay in Pakistan and has no immediate plans to leave the country, his spokesman said Wednesday."There is no truth in ... Read more...

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