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China to invest $375 bn in energy-saving projects


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China plans to invest 2.37 trillion yuan ($375.6 billion) in major energy-saving projects during the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), said authorities.The projects are expected to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China aims for disabled-friendly environment


July 11th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) China has new regulation to facilitate a disabled-friendly environment in the country.It requires all parking lots, commercial centres, living quarters, transportation facilities and other public infrastructure ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sheen took steriods during ‘Major League’ shoot


July 7th, 2012 - 4:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has revealed that he took steroids while shooting for sports movie "Major League" to get the grip of the game."I wanted to put ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oregano can help protect against prostate cancer


April 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Oregano, the common seasoning for pizzas and pastas, could be processed into a drug to protect against prostate cancer with fewer side-effects than existing treatments.Researchers from ... Read more...

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China approves blueprint for green vehicles


April 19th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) The Chinese government Wednesday approved a guideline for development of new energy-saving vehicles to ease pressure on the environment.Electric vehicles will be prioritized in the transformation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cameron Diaz turns nutrition educator


April 18th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz is planning to launch her own wellness organisation, through which she will impart health and nutrition tips."Everyone needs to find a purpose, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Inspired by TV soap, teen kills mother with hammer


April 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) A British teenager has been jailed for 16 years for beating his mother to death with a hammer in a murder inspired by TV soap "Coronation ... Read more...

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India pitches for private sector role in South Asian integration


March 10th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) India Saturday underlined its commitment to the ongoing transformation of South Asia and asked the private sector to play a greater role in regional integration.India's ... Read more...

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CVC, CBI to devise joint mechanism for 2G probe


February 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) Following a Supreme Court order, anti-graft watchdog Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will soon finalise the roadmap for further ... Read more...

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Don’t elect leaders who read written speeches: Uma Bharti


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Sunday said that voters in the country should not elect leaders who just read speeches written by others."National ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sri Lanka confident of securing bid for 2018 Commonwealth Games


October 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) With one month to go before the host city is selected, Sri Lanka Wednesday said it was confident of winning the bid to host the 2018 ... Read more...

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Eyeing global boom, Kerala plans construction academy


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) Eyeing the domestic and global construction boom, Kerala is planning an academy to train industry personnel from masons to engineers, a minister said Thursday."The building industry ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China to hike post-doctorate enrolments


September 3rd, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) China plans to raise the annual enrolment of post-doctorates to 17,000 in 2015, an increase of over 60 percent from that in 2010, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Super Congress’ expected to solve the debt deal


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States is going all length to ensure that the country get out of the current debt crisis. The country’s lawmakers are currently locked up ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pentagon unveils cybersecurity strategy


July 15th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The Pentagon Thursday unveiled its first cybersecurity strategy, recognizing cyberspace as "an operational domain to organise, train, and equip", Xinhua reported."It is the first DoD (Department ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US mulls banning phone use while driving


July 13th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS/EFE) In a desperate bid to bring down road accidents, the US is looking at steps to curb the use of mobile telephones while driving. US Transportation Secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

First rule book of football to be auctioned


July 12th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The first ever rule book of football - set in 1858 - is to be auctioned and is expected to fetch a handsome 1.2 million pounds.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mayawati abandons Buddha statue project


May 26th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Stung by the violent protests in Bhatta-Parsaul village in Greater Noida, the Mayawati government has decided to abandon the takeover of agricultural land for installation of ... Read more...

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India calls for stronger media links with Africa


May 21st, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, May 21 (IANS) Days ahead of its second summit with the African continent, India Saturday made a strong pitch for greater media exchanges to bridge the knowledge ... Read more...

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Study reveals gender bias in kids’ books


May 4th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study has uncovered gender bias in children's books with male characters, including male animals, leading the fictional pack.The findings of Florida State University researchers are based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Activists demand higher allocation for education, health


May 3rd, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Civil society activists Tuesday urged the government to increase allocations for various social schemes, especially those related to health and education, as they directly impact ... Read more...

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Buchanan appointed New Zealand cricket director


April 15th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 15 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan was Friday confirmed New Zealand's new director of cricket.Buchanan, who guided Australia to three World Cups, will be designing the blueprint for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Watson to hold ‘brainstorming sessions’ with Clarke in bid to revive Oz cricket


March 31st, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 31(ANI): New Australian vice-captain Shane Watson has said that he expects to sit down with new captain Michael Clarke during the ten-day tour to Bangladesh to begin laying the blueprint ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Former Oz Test stars want youth into Australian one-day cricket team


March 27th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 27 (ANI): Former Test stars have called for Michael Clarke to be handed the one-day captaincy in the next fortnight as pressure intensifies on national selectors to inject new blood ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ponting will see Australian cricket through its toughest period: Hilditch


March 20th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 20 (ANI): The chairman of the National Selection Panel (NSP) in Australia, Andrew Hilditch, has said that Ricky Ponting will captain the cricket team beyond the World Cup.Predicting a tough ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Eminem pays tribute to Nate Dogg


March 18th, 2011 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Eminem has joined rappers paying tribute to Nate Dogg, saying his music will never be replaced.The singer best known for his 1994 hit "Regulate" featuring Warren ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Muralitharan turns his back on Cricket Australia’s coaching role


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 1 (ANI): Cricket Australia's blueprint for spin reform suffered a heavy blow when Test cricket's greatest wicket-taker Muttiah Muralitharan cancelled his contract to mentor Australia's next generation of spinners at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maken wants India to perform better at London Olympics (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Thursday said his top priority would be to see India better its performance in the 2012 London Olympics and has asked his officials ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

London Olympics tops new sports minister’s priorities


January 20th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Listing his priorities after taking charge of the sports ministry, Ajay Maken has said he would like India to better their Beijing Olympics performance in the 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New South Wales coach backs Hauritz’s Oz selection for World Cup


January 16th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 16(ANI): Australia will be leaving behind one of its best-performed 50-over bowlers in the past two years should it overlook off-spinner Nathan Hauritz for next month's World Cup in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kanye West- Jay Z: New Joint Venture, A Challenge To Their Past Work Together


January 6th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kanye West and Jay Z are soon to come out with an album ‘Watch the Throne’, which is reportedly being launched as a full blown album rather than just five ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mamata Banerjee accuses Buddhadeb of being Maoist


December 30th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 30 (ANI): Rubbishing Trinamool Congress's links with Maoists as alleged in West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee's letter to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, Mamata Banerjee said, "the Chief ... Read more...

Posted in National |

China’s military must be self-reliant, says minister


December 29th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 29 (IANS) China's military buildup will correspond with the rapidly developing economy and enhanced national power, Defence Minister Liang Guanglie said. "China's armed forces could only depend on themselves, not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s military buildup will correspond with its economy: Liang


December 29th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Chinese Defense Minister Liang Guanglie has said that his country's military buildup will correspond with the rapidly developing economy and enhanced national power.In a recent interview with ... Read more...

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