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India’s ICT expertise helping many countries


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) When Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas came to India earlier this week, the three MoUs inked between the two countries went by largely unnoticed. But the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nashik open university launches web radio


September 8th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 8 (IANS) The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) has launched its interactive live web radio from a studio in the sprawling 150-acre campus in Nashik, an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Twitter agrees to block six fake PMO accounts (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to cooperate with the government in blocking six fake accounts "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Twitter will block six fake PM accounts


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to block six fake accounts which were "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said Thursday.Twitter has around 16 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russian gymnasts had phones confiscated at Olympics


August 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's victorious rhythmic gymnasts had their telephones and computers confiscated before the Olympics to stop them being distracted, a member of the winning team said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

House sparrow is Delhi’s state bird (With Images)


August 14th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The humble house sparrow was Tuesday conferred the status of Delhi's 'state bird'.The decision was announced at a function to inaugurate the "Rise For The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

205 players for blind Chess Olympiad


August 9th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) In all, 205 competitors, including 19 International Masters and over 90 FIDE-rated players representing 26 countries will be taking part in the 15th Chess Olympiad for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 2,000 poor beneficiaries of Kerala’s ‘health’ lottery


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) A total of 2,042 poor patients, suffering from serious ailments, have received funds for their treatment from the revenues earned by the Kerala government-run lottery "Karunya", ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Athens and two modern Olympic Games


July 18th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, July 18 (IANS) The year was 1896. The Panathinaiko Stadium, in central Athens, reconstructed from the ruins of an ancient venue, is hosting the first ever modern Olympics, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jessica Pitti poses in Alexander McQueen inspired gummy bear dress


July 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some bizarre news, a gown inspired by the designing great Alexander McQueen has been created and the shocking bit is that it is made entirely ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Exploring India’s national diversity - by train


July 5th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) One thousand students and teachers from Delhi University (DU), all women, will travel throughout central and western India in a train to study the national ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fruit of 10 years’ research stolen as another peach


July 4th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) While stealing peaches from an agricultural institute, three jobless men may have never thought that they were actually taking away the fruit of decade-long reseach of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ludhiana teacher donates tubewell for Maharashtra’s tribals (Environment Feature) (With Images)


June 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, June 27 (IANS) Hundreds of tribals living in the remote forests of Maharashtra's Yavatmal district rejoiced when fresh and cool water started gushing out in full force from a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Victoria back with Spice Girls for musical launch


June 25th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jun 25 (IANS) Victoria Beckham is set to reunite with the Spice Girls to launch their stage musical "Viva Forever".The 38-year-old will meet her former bandmates - Melanie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

mycity4kids.com a lifeline for parents in Delhi NCR


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Frustrated and helpless in your search for a summer camp or in finding the right hobby class for your child or not being able to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mamata to write to PM on Indo-Bhutan joint river panel


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will write to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, calling for making the Indo-Bhutan Joint River Commission effective."The Indo-Bhutan Joint River ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Campaign for body donation in Agra


May 12th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 12 (IANS) An organisation has been launched in the Taj city to promote the donation of human bodies for educational research and more.The body, a brainchild of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Te Aroha - for hilly holiday with colonial feel (Feature, With Images)


May 10th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mukteshwar (Uttarakhand), May 10 (IANS) Looking for a colonial style holiday spot in the mountains? Nestled in Dhanachuli village, a few kilometres from this popular destination, is the Te Aroha ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Al-Qaeda’s online magazine unexpectedly returns


May 4th, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Thursday unexpectedly released two more editions of its English-language online magazine that serves as a guide to potential and future ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Srinagar’s tulip garden is a huge draw


April 28th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A record of nearly a lakh and a half tourists visited the tulip garden in Srinagar city this spring, an official said.A brainchild of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Six Chinese cricketers to train in England


April 2nd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Six young and gifted cricketers from China will spend the summer here, working with British coaches to learn the tricks of the trade and to inspire ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bihar is 100 years old


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 22 (IANS) Bihar turned 100 years old Thursday, with the government declaring a holiday to mark the start of three days of celebrations.It was on this day when ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar ready for centenary celebrations


March 21st, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 21 (IANS) Bihar is ready for three-day centenary celebrations of the founding of the state beginning Thursday.The government has spent vast sums of money to decorate the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

At 25th edition, Chandigarh moped rally comes of age


March 20th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) It made a modest beginning in 1981 with mopeds, scooters and motorcycles competing for honours on Chandigarh's roads. After giving big names to the national car ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Sheep dog course for stressed executives is a hit


March 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) City executives often complain about being stressed of work. There are a lot of ways that one can de-stress but one shepherd has come out with a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Roadies 9′ more expensive than previous shows: Rajiv


March 15th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) MTV "Roadies" back with season nine and Rajiv Lakshman says that shooting this season turned out to be an expensive business as the they travelled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Euthanasia squads offer death by delivery


March 4th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) A controversial mobile euthanasia programme has been launched in the Netherlands, sending specialised teams door-to-door to help patients end their lives, The Independent reported.The project, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Men In Black 3′ Will Smith’s brainchild


February 27th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) It was actor Will Smith who came up with the idea of the third installment of "Men In Black", says director Barry Sonnenfeld.The actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NCP: Goa Congress cozying up to real estate lobby


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Thursday accused its ruling alliance partner, the Congress, of selling out to the real estate lobby while preparing a futuristic land-use ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata to discuss NCTC, Teesta pact with PM Wednesday


February 21st, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday, would discuss various issues ranging from the Teesta water ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dikshit favours counter-terror hub


February 21st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) In the face of opposition from various chief ministers to the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

This exhibition will be all about celebrating life


February 20th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Paintings by more than 50 Indian artistes showcasing the preciousness of life will be displayed from Sunday at a four-day exhibition mounted by road safety ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government will address concerns on NCTC: Congress


February 19th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Amid opposition from various chief ministers over the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), the Congress Saturday said the government will address the concerns of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t politicise anti-terror hub issue: Soni


February 18th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Defending the government's proposed powerful counter-terror intelligence hub, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Saturday said the matter should not be "politicised"."There have been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Modi writes to prime minister on anti-terror hub


February 17th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh opposing the proposed powerful counter-terror intelligence hub.Stating that the notification is a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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