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Sluggish Bolt wins as sharp Blake also triumphs


September 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Sprint icon Usain Bolt and fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake scored contrasting victories to headline the season-ending Memorial Van Damme Diamond League meeting here.While Bolt coasted to ... Read more...

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Siddhant sets new Indian record in 110m hurdles


June 18th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), June 18 (IANS) Siddhant Thingalaya, 21-year-old athlete from Mumbai, set an Indian record in 110m hurdles with a timing of 13.65 seconds at the Belgium Athletics National Championship ... Read more...

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EU unemployment rate reaches 14-year high


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (UN) unemployment rate in February rose for the tenth consecutive month, reaching its highest numbers in more than 14 years, officials said on Monday.In ... Read more...

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EU suspends financial aid to Hungary due to its budget deficit


March 14th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS, Belgium (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Tuesday announced that it has decided to suspend the 495.2 million euros ($648 million) in scheduled commitments for Hungary due to the ... Read more...

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Russian president rejects EU criticism of Duma elections


December 16th, 2011 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), Dec 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Thursday said a European Parliament resolution calling for new State Duma elections "means nothing"."I have nothing to say on this ... Read more...

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No NATO missile defence offer to India


November 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday informed parliament that India has not received any offer from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) for either a missile ... Read more...

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Bolt sparkles but upstaged by amazing Blake


September 17th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium), Sep 17 (IANS/CMC) Sprint sensation Usain Bolt stormed to a world-leading 9.76 seconds in the 100 metres, but for the second time in three weeks was upstaged by compatriot ... Read more...

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Tired Bolt eyes world-leading time in Brussels


September 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels (Belgium) Sep 16 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint icon Usain Bolt finds himself in an unfamiliar position at the season-ending Diamond League meet here Friday, still trying to post the world's fastest ... Read more...

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Swiss solar powered aircraft begins first international flight


May 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by BNO News
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Swiss solar powered aircraft on Friday took off for its first international flight to Belgium to ultimately arrive in France, Solar Impulse said.At around 8:40 a.m. ... Read more...

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Gastric banding linked to relatively poor long-term outcomes


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): A new study has found that undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for morbid obesity is associated with relatively poor long-term outcomes.In a study of 82 patients who were ... Read more...

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PM to visit Belgium, Germany to expand bilateral ties


December 7th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves on a two-nation European tour Thursday during which India and the 27-nation economic bloc of the European Union (EU) will seek ... Read more...

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Daffodils may harbour brain cancer cure


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): Scientists have discovered narciclasine, a natural compound found in daffodil bulbs, may be a powerful therapeutic against biologically aggressive forms of human brain cancers."We are planning to move ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari to highlight menace of global terror at ASEM in Belgium


October 3rd, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), Oct.3 (ANI): Vice President Ansari said on Sunday that terrorism will be high on India's agenda, as he will underline the need for considerable and sustainable international efforts to stop ... Read more...

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Jet Airways flight carrying Canadian CWG athletes makes emergency stop


October 1st, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Oct 1 (ANI): A Jet Airways flight bound for New Delhi travelling with several Canadian athletes and officials scheduled to compete at the 2010 Commonwealth Games was forced to return to ... Read more...

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Belgian couple is world’s first to get married mid-air


September 14th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): A Belgian couple has set a new trend for couples wanting to get married in an unusual way, by first saying their vows and then bungee jumping off ... Read more...

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Athletics federation announces 92-member squad for CWG


August 31st, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) Tuesday announced a 92-member squad for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The Indian athletes will compete in 45 of the 46 events ... Read more...

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Blenders Pride Starts TV Campaign For Upcoming Fashion Tour


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Blenders Pride is going to start the 6th edition of its multi-city fashion "Blenders Pride Fashion Tour' from August 6 and hence it has launched a ... Read more...

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Petraeus rules out drastic changes in Afghan war policy


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), July 2 (ANI): NATO's newly appointed Afghan war commander General David Petraeus has ruled out any drastic changes in the counterinsurgency policies which were implemented by his sacked predecessor ... Read more...

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NRI arrested for suspected honour killing in Punjab


June 30th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 30 (IANS) A Non-Resident Indian (NRI) will be produced in a court here Wednesday following his arrest Tuesday night for allegedly murdering his teenaged step-daughter in a suspected case of ... Read more...

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EU President says more money will be found if needed to fight debt crisis


June 10th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) – The European Union (EU) members would increase their rescue package to save countries from the debt crisis if needed, EU President Herman Van Rompuy announced on Thursday.EU ... Read more...

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‘Unprepared’ Pak fails miserably to break ice with EU in Brussels meet: Karim


June 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium): A Pakistani national Member of the European Parliament, Sajjad Karim, has said that the talks held between Pakistan and European Union (EU) failed to meet expectations."I am very sorry to ... Read more...

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NATO Secretary-General calls for an investigation on Israel’s attack on aid flotilla


June 1st, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussens called for a credible and transparent investigation regarding the Israeli attacks on a pro-Palestinian flotilla last ... Read more...

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Belgian vote on burqa ban in doubt as government risks collapse


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 22 (DPA) A parliamentary vote that would have turned Belgium into the first European country to ban the wearing of the burqa and other types of Islamic veil risked being ... Read more...

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Meghalaya lawmakers gave fake bills for foreign jaunt: report


March 19th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 19 (IANS) A one-day study tour to London was converted to a 10-day jaunt to European countries in 2006 by some Meghalaya legislators who produced "fake and inflated" bills for ... Read more...

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Fight on to save historic Battle-of-the-Bulge-barracks


December 26th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), Dec. 26 (ANI): A fight is on to save the historic Bastogne military barracks in the Belgian Ardennes from closure. According to The Telegraph, the campaign follows the Belgian government's ... Read more...

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European immigration officials plan job portal


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Immigration officials from Europe and Asia have recommended a multinational portal on the European job market to tackle increasing illegal migration across the globe. One of the ... Read more...

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Scientists create lung tissue from human embryonic stem cells


November 5th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): In a breakthrough study, scientists from Free University of Brussels, Belgium have successfully created lung tissue with human embryonic stem cells.The new discovery would provide an alternative to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Religious statesman Zed appointed to Complete Count Committee for 2010 Census


September 11th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed has been appointed as a member of Complete Count Committee (CCC) to help guide Washoe County's outreach and education activities regarding the 2010 Census. Zed, who is president ... Read more...

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Zed elected to the Governing Board of Northern Nevada International Center for 2nd term


July 27th, 2009 - 11:00 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Acclaimed Indo-American statesman Rajan Zed has been elected to the Governing Board of Directors of prestigious Northern Nevada International Center (NNIC) for the second three-year term. NNIC fosters the role of citizen diplomacy ... Read more...

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Hindu statesman Zed bestowed with “Vishwa Hindu Ratna” award


July 20th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed was given "Vishwa Hindu Ratna Award" (World Hindu Gem Award) at the American Hindu Dharma Sabha, a national gathering of prominent Hindu leaders and activists, near Washington ... Read more...

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Hindu statesman Zed to receive “Vishwa Hindu Ratna” award


July 15th, 2009 - 10:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed will be honored with "Vishwa Hindu Ratna" (World Hindu Gem) award at the American Hindu Dharma Sabha, a national gathering of prominent Hindu leaders and activists, near ... Read more...

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Continental Pilot Dies In Mid Flight


June 20th, 2009 - 3:38 am ICT by GD
The pilot of a Continental Airlines passenger flight died while on board. The two co- pilots managed a safe landing for the Boeing Co. 777 plane in spite of the mishap. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

General Craddock removed as NATO’s military head


May 12th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by admin
Brussels, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) – NATO decided on Tuesday to remove General Bantz J. Craddock as its Supreme Allied Commander, Europe, better known as NATO's military head, BNO News confirms. Craddock ... Read more...

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Call for government focus and spending on non-communicable diseases like diabetes


May 11th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby RamakantBRUSSELS, Belgium, May 11, 2009 – The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) today announced that its President, Professor Martin Silink has called on governments worldwide to recognize the severe impact of ... Read more...

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70 percent of Taliban fighting only for money in Afghanistan: Biden


March 11th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), Mar.11 (ANI): United States Vice President Joe Biden has claimed that at least 70 percent of Taliban guerrillas in Afghanistan are mercenaries fighting only for money. He said that these ... Read more...

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