conflicts

Candyfloss romance fake, says Emraan


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Known as Bollywood's serial kisser, actor Emraan Hashmi says he has never been able to understand the romantic genre, especially candyfloss one."I will never do candyfloss ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Myanmar president urges more efforts for stability, development


September 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 8 (IANS) Myanmar President U Thein Sein has called for all-out efforts to bring stability to the state and promote its socio-economic development, Xinhua reported Saturday, citing official ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Learn tolerance, daily tells Chinese


September 4th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) The Chinese need to learn tolerance and courtesy, a newspaper said Tuesday, after two women on the Shanghai Metro fought ferociously over a seat.An article in ... Read more...

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Wisdom is matter of culture


August 31st, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 31 (IANS) Do we really get wiser with age or does culture shape wisdom? Having wisdom implies that one is also good at resolving conflict. But conflict is ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Terror attack foiled in Turkey


July 8th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 7 (IANS) A major terror attack was foiled Saturday when Turkish security forces seized 150 kg of explosives in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir, Xinhua reported.Security forces found ... Read more...

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Elephant herd kills two, injures child in Assam


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) A couple was killed and their minor daughter injured as a herd of about 30 elephants strayed into a tea estate in Assam's Nagaon district, police ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Marital discord creates emotional problems in children’


June 14th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Marital discord between parents, especially during kindergarten years, is long lasting and can cause emotional problems during adolescence, a study says. "The results further highlight the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Military operation in Pakistan may displace 600,000 people


June 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) Military operation against the militants in a Pakistani tribal region will displace nearly 600, 000 people, an international aid agency has said.According to Save the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Abducted British tourist released in Turkey


June 4th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 4 (IANS) A British tourist who was abducted by the outlawed Kurdish Workers Party in Turkey was freed Monday, a media report said.Citing the local Dogan news agency, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India for navigational freedom in South China Sea


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday called for freedom of navigation though the South China Sea where Beijing has territorial disputes with several nations. Defence Minister A.K. Antony made ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

150 fighting families reconciled in Russia


May 14th, 2012 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 14 (IANS) Over 150 families in Russia's Muslim-dominated Ingushetia region have given up their fights, after a "special reconciliation commission" resolved their issues, RIA Novosti reported.The commission prevented ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US welcomes strong, prosperous China: Clinton


May 5th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday the US welcomes a strong, prosperous and successful China."We want to see China not only deliver economic prosperity ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka mulls elephant conservation centre


May 4th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka will set up a centre to address human-elephant conflicts in the country, Deputy Economic Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywaradana said Friday.The National Elephant Conservation Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Norway not to release Indian kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 22 (IANS) Norwegian authorities have said they cannot hand over two Indian kids in foster care to their uncle because of reports of "conflicts" in the family.A court ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Save Kosi river corridor, save tigers: WWF


March 18th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Highlighting the importance of the Kosi river corridor in the Corbett tiger reserve in Uttarakhand, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said Sunday that the crucial ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan


March 10th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar will embark on a three-day peace mission to Pakistan Monday during which he will meet a range of Pakistanis.This is the Art ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chimps play cop to uphold peace in group


March 9th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Some of the high ranking chimps practically uphold the 'law of the jungle' and maintain peace among warring groups and individuals of their kind, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Israel to use all means to stop Iran’s nuclear programme


February 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel supports the use of all possible ways to stop Iran's nuclear program, the country's ambassador to Russia Dorit Golender said Thursday."We are in favour ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ability to love rooted in our infancy


December 15th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) The ability to trust, love, and resolve conflicts with loved ones is rooted in our very infancy, says a new US study. "Your interpersonal experiences with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bosses, office politics ruling our dreamworld


December 11th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 11 (IANS) If you think heavy workload, conflicts and nagging bosses spoil just your dreams everyday alone, it is not so. For many British workers are also bugged ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

France preparing first warship for Russia


December 1st, 2011 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French shipbuilder DCNS will start construction of the first warship for the Russian Navy and it has received advance payment from Moscow under a $1.2-billion ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amy Adams to play Eastwood’s daughter?


November 17th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Actress Amy Adams is reportedly in talks to play Clint Eastwood's daughter in baseball drama "Trouble With The Curve".Earlier, actress Sandra Bullock was offered the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Force not the only way of protecting civilians in conflicts: India (Lead)


November 10th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 10 (IANS) With a clear allusion to how the West was dealing with recent conflict situations in the Arab world, India has called for an integrated approach ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazil calls for global aid to rebuild Libya


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Oct 22 (IANS) Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota has called for aid from the international community to help rebuild and stabilise Libya."The UN needs to fully take ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jackman grateful to still have acting career


September 16th, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Hugh Jackman says he is grateful to still be an actor after struggling at the start of his career.Jackman admits he "wasn't very good" when ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wild jumbos gatecrash school to party


August 31st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) A herd of wild elephants brought down four tribal houses before gatecrashing into a government primary school and partying on foodgrain stored for mid-day meals to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Duff dropped from ‘Bonnie And Clyde’ remake


August 24th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Singer-actress Hilary Duff has been dropped from a remake of "Bonnie and Clyde" movie.The 23-year-old was supposed to play Bonnie Parker in indie movie "The Story ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Improve people’s condition for peace: Gilani


August 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that terrorism cannot be eradicated unless people's living conditions are improved.Gilani said the world cannot enjoy enduring peace ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Millions hit by violence against healthcare personnel


August 12th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Assaults on healthcare personnel, facilities and vehicles in conflicts leave millions in the world without care just when they need it most.This is the key finding ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Murders up 145 percent in Mexico over five years


July 30th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities documented 24,374 homicides in 2010, up 23 percent from the previous year and an increase of 145 percent compared with 2005.The state of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Give elephants their space, urges Madhuri


July 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit has become the brand ambassador for a charity project for the conservation of Asian elephants. She says recent human-elephant conflicts would not ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Land acquisition law must avert conflict, push development(Comment)


July 14th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
From Nandigram to Noida, the fury of farmers has brought the land acquisition issue into spotlight, underscoring the need for new legislation that provides for quick, fair and equitable compensation and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New Mexican mine to produce 283 tonnes of silver


July 14th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 14 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon inaugurated a new mine in the north-central state of Zacatecas that is expected to produce 283 tonnes of silver.Mexico is reclaiming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Don’t regret anything: Harman Baweja


July 8th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Three-films-old Harman Baweja hasn't had a dream run at the box office but the actor doesn't regret anything and is looking forward to his forthcoming ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Respect widows’ rights: UN chief


June 24th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called on the world community to respect widows' rights, Xinhua reported Friday.Speaking on occasion of the first-ever International Widows' Day, ... Read more...

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