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‘Wind power can meet global energy demands’


September 10th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) With oil, gas and coal depleting fast, US scientists say that available wind power is enough to fuel all of the world's energy demands. The atmospheric ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Budget 2012-13 misses big picture: Yashwant Sinha


March 16th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The ninth budget of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) misses the big picture and fails to address challenges like inflation and high economic ... Read more...

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Imran a rising star in Pakistani politics: Daily (With image)


December 26th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) The big turn out at Imran Khan's rally in Karachi has cemented his status as a rising star in Pakistani politics and made his party a ... Read more...

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Australia wants review of bad light rule


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Dec 3 (IANS) The Australian team wants a review of the bad light rule after early stumps were called in apparently reasonable conditions on the first two days of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Clarke tipped to go flat out as Oz cricket skipper


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 3 (ANI): Michael Clarke's supposed ability to relate to younger fans - played a part in his appointment as Australia's 43rd cricket captain.This suggests he has the monumental burden ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Progress on Right to Education discouraging, not hopeless: CRY


March 29th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Nearly a year after the ambitious Right to Education (RTE) was enacted, it faces numerous challenges such as high dropout rates, lack of schools and ... Read more...

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US holding back economic aid to Pakistan


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): Most of America's economic aid to Pakistan allocated for last year is still in US government coffers, according to an official report.Only 179.5 million dollars out of 1.51 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Krishna to attend UNSC meeting in New York


February 9th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna leaves Wednesday night for New York to attend an important meet at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) as well as push ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Man U needs 10 more wins to wrest Premier League title from Chelsea: Ferguson


February 5th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has said that 10 more victories would take them to 84 points which is enough to clinch the Premier League title. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Black Cap middle-order batsman How to open against Pakistan


January 28th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch (New Zealand), Jan.28 (ANI): New Zealand batsman Jamie How is taking his shift from fourth position in the batting line-up to opening tomorrow against Pakistan here in his stride.How is one ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Glee Boss Ryan Murphy Says ‘Kings Of Leon’ Self-Centered


January 27th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The producers of ‘Glee’ once asked the band to use their hit number ‘Use Somebody’ in the musical series. However, they faced a tough refusal from the band. This did not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Heartbreaks bring you closer to finding ‘the one’


January 21st, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study shows that getting your heartbroken in love only means that you are getting closer to finding that one perfect person for you.Dr Gian Gonzaga, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vaughan: Cocky England took foot off the gas at Perth


December 20th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan believes that Andrew Strauss's boys took their foot off the gas to let Australia run away with the Perth Test.He believes that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stuart Macgill blasts Hilditch’s Ashes selection


December 11th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Australian leg-spinner Stuart MacGill Saturday lashed out at selectors for including Michael Beer in the squad for the third Ashes Test and said the chosen left-arm spinner ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England, Australia evenly matched for Ashes combat: Langer


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.23 (ANI): Former Australian opener and now batting coach of the current side Justin Langer believes that both England and Australia are evenly matched going into the first Ashes Test ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Your profile picture on Facebook says it all


October 30th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Oct 30 (ANI): An Adelaide-based social media strategist has revealed how the profile pictures on Facebook can tell more about the person than they realise.Lee Hopkins said a photograph of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twenty20 ‘circus’ welcome, but ICC won’t be able to manage: Kiwi players body chief


October 30th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct. 30 (ANI): An opportunity exists for New Zealand to jump onto the burgeoning world T20 cricket circus, but national players chief Heath Mills fears for the overall impact on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rev up those prayers at Bullet Baba’s shrine! (Feature)


September 8th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Pali (Rajasthan), Sep 8 (IANS) It's a shrine dedicated to the Motorbike Devta, also called Bullet Baba. The deity is indeed a motorcycle and such is faith that hundreds of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

All Women Jury For 12th MIAMI Festival


September 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The much waited Mumbai Academy of Moving Images (MAMI) film festival is going to start from October 21 and will conclude on October 28, 2010. This festival ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Human activity has caused shellfish size to increase: Study


September 1st, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): A species of shellfish widely consumed in the Pacific over the past 3,000 years has increased in size despite, and possibly because of human activity in the area, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Walking, cycling linked to healthier weights


August 25th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people are more likely to have healthy weights if they live in places where walking and cycling are more common.The research, however, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jolie’s dad worries about daughter’s stunts


July 21st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Angelina Jolie's dad Jon Voight has revealed he is worried about his daughter trying to keep up with her stunt doubles.Voight admitted he does get stressed seeing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Van Persie keen to emulate Maradona’s 1986 WC glory celebrations


July 8th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 8(ANI): Netherlands forward Robin van Persie has said his ultimate dream is to emulate boyhood hero Diego Maradona's way of lifting the World Cup trophy in 1986.Van Persie ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Arctic ice at lowest point in recent geologic history


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): Arctic ice has reached its lowest point in recent geologic history, reveals a new research.The study appears in Quarternary Science Reviews.A team led by Ohio State University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Romantic relationships can lower substance use in youngsters


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): Youngsters in romantic relationships are less likely to report heavy drinking and marijuana use, a new study has claimed.Researchers have known that marriage lowers the odds that people ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kites Team Bites Nails As Ash Clouds Hover Over London Premiere


May 19th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): For a while it seemed touch-and-go-go-not-gone for the hyper-anxious team of the Kites cast and production members who were in New York for the premiere on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

And now Hrithik-Barbara starrer ‘Kites’ in Spanish


April 28th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) Get set to hear Hrithik Roshan speak in Spanish. Besides the two-hour-10-minute Hindi and one-hour-30-minute English versions of "Kites", the film will be released in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Howard Donald accused of cheating on partner


March 15th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) After Mark Owen, his "Take That" bandmate Howard Donald has been accused of cheating his long-term partner. Donald is said to have cheated on his girlfriend Marie-Christine Musswessels, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IPCC scientist dismisses furor over Himalayan goof up


February 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): The scientist behind the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report that falsely claimed the Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035 has dismissed the furor over the errors ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

If people stop using slang, we’ll stop using them: Bhardwaj


January 28th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 28 (IANS) Even though "Ishqiya" has got an ‘A' certificate without any cuts, the movie is still receiving flak for its steamy scenes and abusive language. But producer Vishal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malaysian Indian leader calls for unity


January 14th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 14 (IANS) Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) president S. Samy Vellu in his message Thursday on Pongal, the annual harvest festival celebrated by Hindus, asked Malaysians to promote unity. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

What makes planners tick


December 15th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): When it comes to managing time and money, planning can bring tangible benefits to consumers, say researchers.The international research team said across five studies including adult participants and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Single screen theatre can save film business: Manmohan Shetty


November 24th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Manmohan Shetty, who started the trend of multiplex cinema chains, now says single screen theatres and cheap movie tickets will revive the Indian film industry, which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Patrick Swayze’s bro thrashes media


November 20th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 20 (ANI): Late actor Patrick Swayze's younger brother Donny has thrashed the media for making false reports on the actor's health before his death.The 'Dirt Dancing' star's sibling insists ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When a gran swore at Liam Gallagher for trying to help her!


November 14th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 14 (ANI): Singer Liam Gallagher has unfolded an incident when he tried to help an old lady with her shopping and got sworn at in return.The 37-year-old former Oasis frontman ... Read more...

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