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Asian coast guard chiefs to discuss piracy, security


July 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Chiefs of coast guard agencies of 17 Asian nations will meet here in October this year when they are expected to discuss issues ranging from ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia calls for probe into Syrian massacre


May 30th, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has called for a probe into the recent massacre in the Syrian town of Houla."An objective and unbiased investigation of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CSI appoints first president from Kerala


April 1st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Satish Babu Sunday took over as the president of the Computer Society of India (CSI), becoming the first Keralite to get to the top post.Founded in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pope calls for end to Syria violence


February 13th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Feb 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pope Benedict XVI Sunday launched a fresh appeal to the Syrian authorities, urging them to address the demands of protesters and put an end ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russia, China kill India-backed resolution on Syria (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 5 (IANS) As a UN Security Council draft resolution to pressure Syria failed after China and Russia voted against it, India said it backed the motion ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China readies big climate offer, India mulls support


November 29th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Nov 29 (IANS) China is ready to offer legally binding commitments to limit its emission of greenhouse gases (GHG). If the offer, to come into effect after 2020, is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan decides to grant MFN status to India: Khar (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) Pakistan had, in principle, decided to grant Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status to India, said Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday.Responding to a question during question ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

School students to serve as priests at Ganesh festival


August 1st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An umbrella organization of Ganeshotsav mandals in Mumbai has launched a unique project to train young girls and boys to officiate in rituals during the forthcoming ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Check Pakistan’s population growth: Gilani


July 11th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The government's efforts to check population growth need to be supplemented by the civil society, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.In a message on World ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Medvedev opposes Libya-style UN resolution on Syria


June 20th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will use its veto rights in the UN Security Council to prevent the adoption of a resolution on Syria similar to the one passed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russian youth group reaches North Pole


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of youth from Russia has reached the North Pole after covering more than 100 km on skis, an official said.The group - comprising ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian doctors to offer free medical services in Zambia


April 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), April 9 (IANS) About 20 doctors from India would visit Zambia later in April to conduct free medical services as part of a programme aimed at helping the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CAS registers appeals of tainted Pak trio against ICC tribunal ban on fixing charges


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Lausanne, Mar 2(ANI): The appeals of the disgraced Pakistani trio against the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Tribunal's decision to ban them on spot-fixing charges have been registered in the International Court ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tainted Pak pacer Asif also files appeal against ICC’s seven-year ban


February 26th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 26(ANI): Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Asif has followed the route taken by former teammate Mohammad Amir and contested the seven-year ban imposed on him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Banned’ Mohammad Asif determined to clear his name, play for Pak again


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 23(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif, who has been banned by the ICC over spot-fixing charges, has said that he is determined to clear his name and to recommence his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britain committed to enhancing relations with UAE


February 21st, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 20 (IANS/WAM) Britain has expressed its commitment to enhancing relations with its all its partners across the Gulf while stating that it has ambitious plans to expand the existing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President Patil inaugurates World Philatelic Exhibition ‘INDIPEX 2011′


February 12th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 12(ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Saturday inaugurated the World Philatelic Exhibition 'INDIPEX 2011' in the national capital.India Post has organized the weeklong exhibition in collaboration with the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi to host honorary consuls meet


February 12th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The first South Asian regional meet of honorary consuls will be held in the capital Feb 15-17. Organised by Honorary Consular Corps Diplomatique-India (HCCD) under the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Banned’ Butt was under investigation for suspected 2010 T20 WC ’spot-fixing’ affair


February 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who has been banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam, was also investigated by the International Cricket Council (ICC)'s anti-corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Miandad wants tainted Pak trio to identify “bad elements in the game”


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 10(ANI): Terming the Anti-Corruption Tribunal's decision to impose lengthy bans on Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer on spot-fixing charges as a "reasonable verdict", Pakistan cricket great Javed Miandad ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Banned’ Salman Butt lands job as Pak TV channel’s World Cup expert


February 10th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 10(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who was banned for 10 years for his involvement in a spot-fixing scam, has been signed up by Pakistan's Channel 5 to be their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Salman Butt to “challenge every charge” levelled by ICC, UK Crown Prosecution


February 9th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 9(ANI): Disgraced Pakistani cricketer Salman Butt has said he will "challenge every charge" levelled against him by British prosecutors as well as the Anti-Corruption Tribunal appointed by the International Cricket ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Salman Butt, Asif will have to ‘confess to prevent longer ban sanctions’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8(ANI): Tainted Pakistan cricketers Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif will have to sign full confessions to avoid the suspended part of their sentences being enforced in the spot-fixing case, which ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PCB boss Butt admits last six months were ‘extremely painful for Pakistan cricket’


February 8th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 8(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has acknowledged that the last six months following the spot-fixing scandal that broke last August, were 'extremely painful for Pakistan cricket.'Last week, an independent ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Steve Waugh hopes spot-fixing verdict will stamp out corruption from cricket


February 8th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8(ANI): Former Australian captain Steve Waugh hopes that the ban imposed on three Pakistan cricketers over spot-fixing charges would stamp out corruption from international cricket."It sinks into the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Butt hopes amendment to ICC code of conduct would see cut in ban


February 7th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt hopes that a possible amendment to the International Cricket Council's code of conduct could see a reduction in his ten-year ban from the sport.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Butt says 10-year ban imposed by ICC is unacceptable and shocking


February 7th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 7(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt has said that he is shocked at the 10-year ban imposed on him by the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption tribunal.The independent tribunal, chaired ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Salman Butt pledges to clear his name of spot-fixing charges


February 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 6(ANI): Former Pakistan Test captain Salman Butt has pledged to clear his name of the spot-fixing charges that earned him a ten-year ban from an International Cricket Council (ICC) tribunal.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aamir to appeal against ICC ban


February 6th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 6 (ANI): Tainted Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Aamir will appeal to the Court of Arbitration in Sports (CAS) in Switzerland against the five-year ban imposed on him by the International Cricket ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ICC ban on tainted trio will damage Pak cricket: Ex-players


February 6th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 6 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers have said the bans imposed by the International Cricket Council on Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir over spot-fixing charges will damage Pakistan cricket.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pak sports minister welcomes ICC tribunal decision to ban ‘tainted trio’


February 6th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 6 (ANI): Pakistan's Sports Minister Ijaz Hussain Jakhrani has welcomed the International Cricket Council's Anti-Corruption Tribunal's decision to ban Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir over spot-fixing charges."If any ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tainted Pak trio found guilty, get lengthy bans in spot-fixing case


February 6th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Doha, Feb 6(ANI): The Anti-Corruption Tribunal hearing the spot-fixing case has found the Pakistani trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif- guilty of corruption and imposed a ten-year, a seven-year and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

J-K Education Department conducts workshop for teachers


December 29th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Dec.29 (ANI): The Department of Education in Jammu and Kashmir has initiated series of five-day workshops for primary school teachers to impart methods of childhood care and education.One such ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Marshals training for Indian Grand Prix


December 21st, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) The Indian Motorsport Marshals Club (IMMC) has been formed as a national-level organisation to provide race officials and marshals to manage the inaugural Indian Formula One Grand Prix ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Construction major Sobha group has sponsored 291 marriages! (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Dec 19 (IANS) Renowned construction major Sobha Group sponsored 41 community marriages during the weekend as part of its corporate social responsibility programme, taking the number of such weddings organised ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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