North Korea seeks food aid from Britain

April 3rd, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea has asked Britain for food aid as it was suffering from an acute food shortage, South Korean news agency Yonhap reported.Choe Tae-bok, chairman ... Read more...

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North Korea replaces prime minister

June 7th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 7 (DPA) North Korea Monday replaced its Prime Minister Kim Yong Il with Choe Yong Rim, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency said, quoting North Korean state radio. Choe is chief secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dirt bikes bring adventure sports to Punjab

March 31st, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Hoshiarpur (Punjab), March 31 (IANS) It's a new concept that is raising a lot of dust. All-terrain vehicles (ATVs), dirt bikes, paint-balls and other gadgets for adventure sports are making ... Read more...

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North Korea a ’state of fear’: UN expert

March 15th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 15 (DPA) The North Korean government runs a "state of fear" while people are denied sufficient quantities of food, the UN human rights expert on the country said Monday. Addressing the ... Read more...

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Ants promptly dispose off dead to protect colony

May 6th, 2009 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Ants promptly dispose off their dead to protect the colony from infection. But how do they know an ant is dead? The understanding among entomologists (who study insects) was ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

North Korea submits nuclear detail at six-party talks (Lead)

June 26th, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, June 26 (Xinhua) North Korea submitted the details of its nuclear programme to China, the chair of the six-party talks here Thursday. According to the Chinese foreign ministry, North Korea's envoy ... Read more...

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