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Where do we go from here, asks Nobbs


August 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs has said he was deeply hurt with the performance of the eight-time Olympic champions in the 2012 London Games and ... Read more...

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Monsoon delayed but situation not worrisome: Pawar (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) There has been a two-week delay in the monsoon but the situation is not serious, union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said here Tuesday and added ... Read more...

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Monsoon situation not serious, rain will pick up: Pawar (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) There has been a two-week delay in the monsoon but the situation is not serious, union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said here Tuesday, adding that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monsoon delayed but situation not serious: Pawar


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) There had been a two-week delay in the monsoon but the situation was not serious, union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar said here Tuesday and added ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

27-foot crocs roamed east Africa


May 7th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 7 (IANS) A 27-foot crocodile, capable of swallowing humans, once roamed east Africa, dwarfing even its counterparts in the Nile - the biggest recorded so far, a scientist ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Warner credits Sehwag for Test berth


November 29th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 29 (IANS) Explosive Australian batsman David Warner is all set to make his Test debut after playing his first limited overs game almost three years ago. And ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s death a warning to others: Obama


October 26th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has described former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's death as a "strong message to dictators" around the world, a media report said ... Read more...

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‘Dropped’ Razzaq blames Pak team management for his unimpressive WC performance


April 7th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 7(ANI): Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq has hit out at the team management following his omission from the national squad for the West Indies tour, saying that he was not utilised ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lara Dutta underused as an actor: Vinay Pathak


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Actor Vinay Pathak, who has gained appreciable success with his offbeat films, is upset that his "Chalo Dilli" co-star Lara Dutta's potential has not been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First big test for India Sunday


February 26th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) India will face their first big test in the ongoing cricket World Cup when they face England in a Group B match at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India protests as students of sham US varsity tagged (Second Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington/New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) After being duped by a 'sham' university in California, some of the affected Indian students have been forced to wear radio-trackers around their ankles to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India concerned over radio collaring of Indian students of closed US varsity


January 29th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): India on Saturday said that it is seriously concerned over the United States' decision of making some Indian students of the California-based Tri Valley University (TVU) wear radio ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hilt of 18th-century pirate Blackbeard’s sword may have been found


January 16th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): Archaeologists who have been excavating the sunken Queen Anne's Revenge for more than ten years discovered a gilded sword hilt that may have belonged to Blackbeard, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Dance Forms of India’, now a card game on Indian culture


January 13th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): Jayalakshmi Eshwar, a leading exponent of Bharatanatyam, has come up with a unique card game named 'Dance Forms of India', where children and their parents can learn ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Moubani Sorcar Wants To Take A Break To Return With A Bang!


January 6th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. It is a murder mystery with story and script by the director himself.Moubani is busy with this murder mystery and is excited to get the opportunity to work with Tathagata, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Have enough games to stake claim for Ashes berth,’ says Haddin


October 1st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct.1 (ANI): Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin believes he will have ample opportunity to regain his place in the national squad before the upcoming Ashes series after recovering from an elbow injury.Haddin, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Broadband for village panchayats, public telephone for all villages: Pilot


May 25th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, May 25 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology (IT) Sachin Pilot on Tuesday said the Government plans to provide all village panchayats with broadband connectivity by 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

My attitude in life is reflected in ‘Krishnan…’: Radhika Pandit


May 23rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) Kannada film actress Radhika Pandit says her attitude in life is reflected in her upcoming movie "Krishnan Love Story", in which she is paired opposite Ajay Kumar. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Indian Americans catching up in US politics too’ (With Images)


April 20th, 2010 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 20 (IANS) Recipient of this year's prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honour, Indian American business leader Rao S. Anumolu believes the Indian community, doing an "A+ job" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Best way to cut down emissions is to make cars smaller


January 18th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The best way to cut down emissions of poisonous gases in the short term is to make smaller petrol and diesel cars. Manufacturers are more likely to produce smaller ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delayed calls provide opportunity for referral system to be manipulated: Broad


December 19th, 2009 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Centurion, Dec 19(ANI): England bowler Stuart Broad has insisted that he did nothing wrong for questioning the umpires over South African skipper Graeme Smith's delayed call for the controversial referral system.Broad ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Aao Wish Karein’ - a sweet, simple romantic tale (Hindi Film Review - Ratings: ***)


November 13th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Aao Wish Karein"; Cast : Aftab Shivdasani, Aamna Shariff, Johny Lever, Rati Agnihotri; Director: Glenn Baretto; Ratings: ***"Aao Wish Karein" is a sweet and simple film with its ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Swat landowners reluctant to return fearing Taliban retaliation


July 28th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 28 (ANI): Hundreds of people who were forced to flee their homes due to the military offensive in Swat and Malakand Divisions have started to return, but the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Apiculture popularising in Kashmir


May 5th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez BhattHiranagar Border (Kathua), May 5 (ANI): Farmers in Hiranagar, which fal in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua District, have taken to apiculture in a big way. Hiranagar, which is near the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Special status for Goa: BJP promises


April 14th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 14 (IANS) The Goa unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday promised that if the party comes to power at the centre it will amend Article 371 of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Browns messiah moment with Obama buried under heap of snow in DC!


March 4th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.4 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown''s expected `Messiah moment with US President Barack Obama appeared to buried under snow here on Tuesday. No sooner had his plane touched down at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dhoni reclaims top spot in Reliance Mobile ICC Player rankings


January 31st, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan.31 (ANI): India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has reclaimed the top rank in the Reliance Mobile ICC Player rankings for ODI batsmen from the West Indies Chris Gayle. Dhonis 61 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cheney accuses Congress of failing to help a dying US auto industry


December 21st, 2008 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Vice President Dick Cheney has accused Congress of failing to help a dying US auto industry, leaving President George W Bush no choice, but to step in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World Travel Market 2008 begins in London


November 11th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 11 (ANI): The 14th World Travel Market (WTM) 2008 events begin in London. World Travel Market is one of the premier international travel related events, which provides an effective ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Modern biology holds key to many challenges: Sibal


September 27th, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Sept 27 (ANI): Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Kapil Sibal on Saturday said that modern biology holds the key to many challenges to prevent and cure ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Traces of HIV drug in mother’s milk risks newborn


August 6th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 6 (IANS) A drug used in the developing world to prevent HIV transmission from mother to child persists in breast milk, exposing their newborns to risk of developing drug-resistant ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dubai opens first Islamic bourse


March 20th, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 20 (IANS) The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) has become the first Islamic bourse with its Sharia Board issuing the standards for trading shares of the listed companies, WAM news agency ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kite-driven Beluga Skysail successfully completes 12,000 mile journey


March 18th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 18 (ANI): By completing a journey of 12,000 miles, kite-driven MV Beluga Skysails has opened a new chapter of sorts in the history of commercial shipping.Through the journey, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Religare, Vistaar launch Rs.2 bn film fund


March 4th, 2008 - 8:07 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Financial services company Religare Enterprise Ltd in association with Vistaar Entertainment Ventures Ltd Tuesday launched a film fund worth Rs.2 billion ($50 million) to invest in Indian and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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