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IAC demands cartoonist Aseem Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi in Mumbai, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and "baseless charge of sedition" ... Read more...

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IAC demands cartoonist Trivedi’s release


September 10th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Condemning the arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, India Against Corruption (IAC) Monday demanded that he be "unconditionally released" and the "baseless charge of sedition ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hindu boy converts to Islam on TV in Pakistan


July 27th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A Pakistani television show broadcast live a Hindu boy converting to Islam, prompting a leading daily to say that it sent "a clear signal that other ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Pakistan-US ties face profound, existential problems’


March 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) There can be no worse indication of the state of Pakistan-US ties than Washington refusing to apologise for the deaths of soldiers in a NATO ... Read more...

Posted in World |

N-power crucial to China: Expert


March 11th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 11 (IANS) Nuclear power is important to China because of its quest for climate change mitigation, an expert with the environment ministry has said."The Chinese nuclear industry ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cabinet seeks solicitor general’s views on presidential reference


March 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) The government will take a call on the proposal for a presidential reference on the Supreme Court's order on 2G licences regarding auction of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Affected telecom firms file review pleas in Supreme Court (Lead)


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Three telecom service providers -- Uninor, SSTL and Videocon -- affected by the Supreme Court's order scrapping their 2G licenses, Friday filed separate petitions ... Read more...

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SSTL files review petition in Supreme Court


March 2nd, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), the joint venture between Russia's Sistema and India-based Shyam Group, Friday filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking a review ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sistema to contest Supreme Court verdict on 2G licence


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Russian conglomerate Sistema Friday said it will seek legal remedies to safeguard its interests in India and the telecom operations under the joint venture with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manipal group e-learning platform wins innovative award


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 23 (IANS) Manipal Global Education Services (MGES) of the Manipal group has won the 2011 Golden Peacock innovative product and service award for developing a unique e-learning platform.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RBI cautions investors against illegal finance companies


January 7th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bagmara (Tripura), Jan 7 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Saturday asked people not to deposit their hard earned money in unauthorised non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and institutions in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jet needs to raise cash flows, funds, say auditors


November 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Airline major Jet Airways needs to generate cash flows or raise funds to meet its existing obligations, including the support to its low-cost subsidiary JetLite, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

James Franco quits Twitter


April 4th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 4 (ANI): Hollywood actor James Franco has shut down his Twitter account.The 'Spider-Man' star declared a moratorium on his social media activity on the weekend after his controversial postings on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kids often exposed to imaging procedures that use radiation


January 4th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study led by University of Michigan researchers has shown that parents and doctors need to exercise caution before children are exposed to radiation during imaging procedures."Imaging ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I will go by records maintained by Department of Telecom, says Justice Patil


December 13th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.13 (ANI): Justice Shivraj V Patil, who is heading the panel set up to investigate the spectrum allocation processes and policies between 2001 and 2009, said today that he'll go ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Probe panel on telecom licences to give report in four weeks


December 13th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Shivraj V. Patil, heading the panel probing the procedures in award of airwaves for second generation (2G) telecom services, Monday said he has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tips To Buy The Safest Baby Toys In 2010


December 5th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Considering that toys are one of the biggest draws every holiday season, the safety of some of the products is a matter of concern for many. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Confronting sexism may be ‘antidote’ for workplace distress


November 30th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who publicly confront instances of sexism in the workplace tend to feel more capable and competent in their jobs and about ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Political, religious tensions mark ninth anniversary of 9/11


September 12th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.12 (ANI): Political and religious tensions, besides demonstrations marked the ninth anniversary of the 9/11 terror strikes that had led to the death of over 2,900 Americans in 2001.Though the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fat zappers ‘may just be a fad after all’


September 12th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 12 (ANI): Those planning to undergo techniques to 'zap', 'dissolve' or 'melt' their flab may have to rethink, as these procedures are under scanner for the appropriateness of their claims.Some ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress distances from Mamata’s remark on Azad’s death


August 10th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Distancing itself from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's remark referring to Maoist spokesman Azad's death in a shootout as a "murder", the Congress said Tuesday that anyone ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man, 34, creates ‘face-book’ by snapping self-portraits everyday since 1998


July 2nd, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 2 (ANI): Jonathan Keller, a New York-based artist, has snapped a picture of his face everyday for the past 12 years. He has now created an online archive since 1998. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz women as young as 18 taking overseas cosmetic-surgery holidays


June 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 9 (ANI): It has emerged Australian women, as young as 18, are going overseas to have cosmetic-surgery in a bid to reclaim their youth.One such individual is single mother Ambah ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Twilight’ ranks fifth in ‘challenged books’ list


April 15th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15(ANI): 'Twilight' series has ranked fifth in the 'challenged books' list, a rating of teen books which receive most complaints from parents and educators.Elders are apparently unhappy with the sexual ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Netizens’ fury following Chinese crackdown on English abbreviations on TV


April 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 10(ANI): A heated debate is underway in China after TV hosts in the country were reportedly ordered to use the Chinese translations for English abbreviations on their programs.It is believed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Elderly pedestrian dies in Pinellas Park, Fla. crash


March 14th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by BNO News
PINELLAS PARK, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- An elderly pedestrian was killed on early Sunday when he was struck by an SUV as he crossed a street in Pinallas Park, Florida, police said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

TV medical shows do not depict proper first aid for seizures


February 15th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that most TV medical shows do not depict proper first aid for seizures.Scientists screened the most popular medical dramas and discovered that doctors ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Do popular TV shows depict proper first aid for seizures?


February 15th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 15 (IANS) Watching popular medical dramas on TV like "ER" or "Grey's Anatomy" might not be the best way to learn what to do when someone has a seizure. Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government declines view on decriminalising gay sex (Second Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government Thursday refrained from taking a view on the Delhi High Court's ruling decriminalising gay sex, and said it was for the Supreme Court to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government refrains from view on decriminalising gay sex (Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government Thursday refrained from taking a view on the Delhi High Court's ruling decriminalising gay sex, and said it was for the Supreme Court to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Saying ‘I’m sorry’ favourably influences jurors’ decisions


August 25th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): In a new study, researchers at George Mason University and Oklahoma State University showed that apologizing for negative outcomes could lead to more favourable verdicts for auditors in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kamal Haasan completes 50 glorious years of filmdom


August 12th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Acting deals with very delicate emotions. It is not putting up a mask. Each time an actor acts he does not hide; he exposes himself". Rodney Dangerfield– the greatest actor of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scarlett Johansson’s directorial debut flops


May 3rd, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by ANI
New York, May 3 (ANI): American actress Scarlett Johansson's first try at being a director has ended in a flop movie.Johansson, 24, helmed a segment for the upcoming movie "New York, I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna ditches beau to adopt Malawi girl?


March 27th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna has ditched her 22-year-old model boyfriend Jesus Luz and told fans on social networking website Twitter that she's glad to be single again. The 50-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jokes belong to only 8 categories


March 21st, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 21 (ANI): You can make a person laugh only in eight ways, says a leading evolutionary theorist who claims to have found the reason to why jokes are funny. According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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