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Delhi Book Fair begins: e-books the flavour this time (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th Delhi Book Fair began here Saturday with e-books and e-publishing the focus of the nine-day event that will see more than 200 publishers, ... Read more...

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Russian parliament approves internet blacklist bill


July 12th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian parliament has approved a legislation to give the state powers to block blacklisted websites.The move has been criticised by internet freedom activists who ... Read more...

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Raja seeks review of apex court’s 2G verdict


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Jailed former telecom minister A. Raja Friday moved the Supreme Court seeking the review of its Feb 2 judgment in 2G case on the grounds ... Read more...

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Green light for i1 Supercar Series


December 21st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yas Marina (Abu Dhabi), Dec 21 (IANS) When the green light came on at the end of the pit lane and the first car, driven by Malaysian Alex Yoong ... Read more...

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BJP wants PM, CBI, lower bureaucracy under Lokpal


December 11th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The BJP Sunday accused a parliamentary panel of "breaking the promise" of bringing a strong anti-graft Lokpal law and demanded that the prime minister, ... Read more...

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Congress backs Pawar, questions Hazare’s Gandhism


December 8th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday questioned Gandhian credentials of Anna Hazare for justifying the recent assault on Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and said any remark which ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A cheaper, simpler way to tap solar energy


December 7th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 7 (IANS) Scientists in the US have found a novel way to concentrate the sun's heat without using mirrors, potentially enabling a simpler and cheaper way to harness ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Prefer debate over din in House, Lok Sabha speaker says


September 26th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Monday called upon legislators to focus on debates and discussions rather than interrupting house proceedings.She was addressing members of ... Read more...

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Parliament alone should draft laws, say government, opposition (Lead)


August 27th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Though the opposition was unsparing in its attack on the government on the issue of corruption, both the government and the opposition were unanimous ... Read more...

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Terrorism must be countered with jobs, education: Zardari


June 25th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari Saturday vowed not to let terrorism succeed, and said the way to defeat the menace was to provide jobs, education and ... Read more...

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Justice Dinakaran seeks stay on inquiry, member’s removal


April 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Sikkim High Court Chief Justice P.D. Dinakaran, facing an impeachment motion, Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking a stay on inquiry proceedings against him under ... Read more...

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Himachal makes law tougher on drunken driving


April 7th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) The deadly cocktail of drinking and driving may soon invite a more stringent punishment even for private vehicle owners in Himachal Pradesh.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal ... Read more...

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Indian firm gets court nod for Islamic banking concept


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Kochi, Feb 3 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday gave the green signal to a company registered under the tenets of sharia to start operating a financial institution based ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

JetLev: Water-powered jet all set to go on sale


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) JetLev, which is a water powered jet is now all set to go on sale. It has been invented by an enterprising person, who is of Chinese-Canadian ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Want long-lasting love? Ask ‘does he watch porn’ or ‘is she a shoe addict’


January 7th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): The secret to a long-lasting relationship is to know everything about your partner - his or her likes, dislikes, quirks and even addictions - according to a leading ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Current decisions affect your future choices


September 24th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): You tend to adjust your opinion to think better of something you choose, even if you don't known the options you were making a choice from, revealed a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Business cannot be divorced from ethics: Patil (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged business houses to stick to ethics in their trade dealings and stressed on a trust-based relationship among government, organisations and society at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, an iPhone app that can measure pollutants in air


September 21st, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 21 (ANI): A new smartphone application can now allow users to keep a tab on the air quality and see the level of pollutants around them.University of Southern California computer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to begin domestic carbon trading


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) China will start carbon trading in domestic businesses during the next five-year plan beginning in 2011 with an aim to reduce carbon emission. The decision was made at a ... Read more...

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No misuse of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan funds: HRD ministry


June 16th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Rejecting news reports of foreign funds given for the flagship Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan (SSA) being misused, the Human Resource Development ministry Wednesday said allocations under the programme ... Read more...

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Don’t curb sports bodies’ autonomy, IOC warns India


May 12th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned India not to take away the autonomy of sports federations, failing which there would be consequences. In a letter to Sports ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World’s most efficient single photon detector developed


April 16th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Scientists at America's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a single photon detector that counts photons with 99 percent efficiency.The researchers' efforts could bring improvements ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chiropractor, attorney, and 15 others defrauded insurance companies with fake accidents


February 20th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – Seventeen people from Pennsylvania, including a chiropractor and an attorney, were charged for defrauding insurance companies with staged accidents, prosecutors said Friday.The group of people involved in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Soon, a chemical and biological “sniffer” with unprecedented sensitivity


February 13th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A team of scientists is developing a chemical and biological sensor that approaches the theoretical limit, which means it would have unprecedented sensitivity.The sensor is being developed by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese IPR authorities urge Google to respect regulations


February 4th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb 4(ANI): Referring to Google issues in China, Chinese intellectual property rights (IPR) authorities have said that information transmission on the Internet should be prevented if it is found to be ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

After ‘3 Idiots’, I may do a fantasy film: Rajkumar Hirani


December 30th, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) After making three back-to-back feel-good films, the latest being "3 Idiots", director Rajkumar Hirani says he may venture into the world of fantasy or animation."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apple sues Nokia over cellphone technology


December 12th, 2009 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 12 (DPA) Apple has sued Nokia for allegedly infringing on 13 patents, less than two months after the Finnish cellphone giant charged in a lawsuit that Apple's iPhone violated ... Read more...

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New method helps reconstruct crime scene


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Two researchers have developed a method to help forensic experts lift data from crime scenes using just a single photograph. "We have studied an unprecedented and original line of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rich nations must pledge ’substantial’ climate funds: Pranab


November 9th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Rich nations must "contribute substantially" to funds that will help developing countries in the global fight against climate change, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said. "Developed countries will have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nokia sues Apple for iPhone patent violations


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 22 (DPA) Finnish phone giant Nokia filed suit against Apple Thursday, alleging that the iPhone infringes on 10 of its patents. Nokia filed the lawsuit in the Federal District Court ... Read more...

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Goa election officers called ‘morally inept’


May 20th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 20 (IANS) The Goa chief electoral officer (CEO) and his assistant are "professionally delinquent and morally inept" to hold the public office, a legislative committee said Wednesday. The admonition of ... Read more...

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Are the EU and US edging towards a new trade war?


February 7th, 2009 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 7 (DPA) People instinctively react to a threat by protecting themselves. But when it comes to international trade, most experts argue that raising barriers is not the best response."We all ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Obama turning into a Narasimha Rao?


December 12th, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.12 (ANI): Remember the uproar that Barack Obama caused when in August 2007 he said, "If we have actionable intelligence about high-value terrorist targets and President Musharraf won''t act, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama backs country’s right to defend itself if attacked


December 8th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) US president-elect Barack Obama has reiterated the "basic principle" that if attacked a country has the right to defend itself, but would not say if India had the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Allahabad High Court rules lower price for sugarcane


August 18th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Monday ordered a reduction in the government supported minimum price of sugarcane, virtually going against an earlier Supreme Court order.A piquant situation has been ... Read more...

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