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‘Shared interests’ form friendships


December 1st, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study has suggested we choose our friends mainly because we have shared interests and not necessarily because we like them the most.Scientists from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reformed GST must for Pak economy’s survival, growth: UK


November 18th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 18 (ANI): The United Kingdom has declared that the imposition of the Reformed General Sales Tax (RGST) in Pakistan is indispensable for the survival and growth of the country's economy.Talking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan government reverts to six-day week


November 17th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The Pakistan government has ended the five-day week that was introduced as an energy saving measure.Dawn Wednesday reported that from Nov 27, the country will revert to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jiabao to visit Pak next month for “deepening strategic cooperation”


November 13th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (ANI): The Chinese Prime Minister, Wen Jiabao, will visit Pakistan next month to "deepen strategic cooperation" and establish a mechanism for formal and structured dialogue to ensure smooth and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pope Benedict XVI calls on G-20 nations to serve common global interests


November 11th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday called on the Group of 20 nations to draw fair consensus that will serve common interests of the international community during the Seoul ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Increasing divergences bog down Indo-US strategic partnership (Comment)


November 6th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By A. Vinod Kumar In an era where even a strategic partnership between India and China is theoretically possible, the unrelenting emphasis on India's strategic relationship with the US often seems a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sikh Americans not buying Obama excuse for skipping Amritsar


October 28th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) Sikh Americans are not buying the White House explanation that President Barack Obama is skipping a visit to the Golden Temple in Amritsar during his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama to visit Pakistan only in 2011


October 21st, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) President Barack Obama has told Pakistan that he would visit their country next year and wouldn't be stopping there on a trip next month to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brain responds more to close friends than strangers


October 13th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) People's brains are more responsive to their friends than strangers, even if the stranger has more in common with them, study shows. Researchers at Harvard University examined a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Our brains more responsive to friends than to strangers: Study


October 13th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has shown that people's brains are more responsive to friends than to strangers, even if the stranger has more in common.Researchers examined a brain region ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama visit: An opportunity to give US-India strategic ties long-term framework: Menon


October 1st, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Asif IsmailWashington, Oct.1 (ANI): President Obama's upcoming visit to India presents an opportunity for both India and the United States to "put into place a longer term framework" in their strategic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Common interests between China, US far outweigh differences: Premier Wen


September 25th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Sept.25 (ANI): Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has told US President Barack Obama that the common interests of China and the United States far outweigh their differences.According to the China ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak’s enhanced access to western markets “a national security imperative”: Qureshi


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 23 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that his nation's push for increased access to the international markets should be treated as a national security imperative ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Afghanistan assert determination to defeat terrorism


August 25th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): Agreeing that terrorism is the main threat undermining peace and stability in the region, India and Afghanistan have reiterated their resolve to effectively combat and defeat it.During ... Read more...

Posted in National |

ABBA’s Ulvaeus accuses musical shows like ‘X-Factor’ of killing creativity


August 16th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): Swedish pop music group ABBA's member Bjorn Ulvaeus has slammed music reality shows like 'X Factor' saying that such shows are cruel.Ulvaeus accused that such TV talent contests ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s Independence Day: Clinton vows to strengthen bilateral ties


August 13th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.13 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has vowed to further strengthen cooperation and partnership between Washington and New Delhi.In a statement issued ahead of India's 63rd Indpendence Day, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US committed to strengthening unique bond with India: Clinton


August 12th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Wishing India "a safe and joyous Independence Day celebration", Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated the US' commitment to further develop their "unique" relationship to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US ‘objective’: Deny terrorists safe havens in Pakistan


August 10th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The US not only remains committed to defeating terror group Al Qaeda and its associates but also to denying them safe havens in Pakistan and Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Committed to combat LeT-Al Qaeda terror syndicate: US


August 10th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The United States is "committed" to destroying and defeating all terror syndicates, including the "strong connectivity" that Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Al Qaeda have built, visiting US ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Developing nations, now a force to reckon with globally: Chinese FM


July 31st, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has said developing countries and groups composed of these countries have become a force to be reckoned with in world arena, but ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cameron refuses to meet US senators on BP-Lockerbie row


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has refused to meet American senators to formally discuss allegations that BP had lobbied for the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gujarat varsity ties up with UN body


July 16th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 16 (IANS) A university in Gujarat has tied up with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) to exchange ideas, share knowledge and pool resources and expertise to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India an important partner: Chinese premier


July 6th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Premier Wen Jiabao has said that China regards India as an important strategic partner and the two countries would "take care of each other's core interests and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘India can innovate on cost reduction of cars’


June 29th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) India enjoys the major manufacturing advantage over European and American vehicle manufacturers when it comes to cost innovativeness, a top automobile industry official Monday said. "We can demonstrate to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India to fly direct daily between Melbourne and Delhi


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 22 (IANS) Air India will fly daily direct services between Melbourne and Delhi in a significant move that will strengthen trade and cultural ties between Australia's Victoria state and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan students meet Parneet Kaur in New Delhi


June 9th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): A delegation of about ten Pakistani students presently in India to attend a cultural convention met Minister of State for External Affairs Parneet Kaur in the national ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India as a rising power good for the US: Obama


June 4th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 4 (ANI): In witty and often rousing remarks at a Thursday reception hosted by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for her Indian counterpart S M Krishna at the State ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, S. Korea place development as top item on G-20 agenda


June 4th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Busan (S.Korea), June 4 (ANI): India and South Korea, on Friday said they will put 'development' on top of the G-20 agenda.The commitment was made after Indian Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Press Secretary Gibbs respects resignation of Japanese Prime Minister


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said on Wednesday that the United States respects the decision of Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama to resign after eight months ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘US values India’s growing leadership on a global issues’


May 28th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) Recognising India as one of the "key centres of influence" along with China and Russia, President Barack Obama's new National Security Strategy says US values ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK’s ’special relationship’ with US will remain, but next PM won’t cozy up to Obama


May 7th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama will have to accept that while his country's relationship with Britain will remain special, the next Prime Minister of that country will not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. Forces transfer military base to Iraqi government


April 17th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – Officials from United States Forces - Iraq Deputy Commanding General, Advising and Training transferred a military base to the government of Iraq in an official ceremony on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

G-20 is the appropriate forum to resolve global meltdown: BRIC leaders


April 16th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinBrasilia (Brazil), Apr.16 (ANI): Reaffirming the central role of the Group of 20 (G-20) member nations in combatting and neutralising the impact of the global fiscal crisis, leaders of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hugh Hefner ready to settle down for good


April 13th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Hugh Hefner is no longer interested in having multiple girlfriends, instead he just wants to stick with new love Crystal Harris.Hefner, 84, found new love with his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese vice premier calls for further expansion of Sino-Indian trade ties


March 27th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): Hailing the rapidly growing Sino-Indian trade ties, visiting Chinese Vice Premier Hui Liangyu has urged New Delhi to further expand economic relations between the two countries.Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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