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Reserve price of spectrum major concern: COAI


June 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The telecom industry hopes that the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) which meets Monday is able to take a decision on at least the reserve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EGoM on 2G spectrum deferred


June 21st, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A crucial meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on telecom, headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, which was to take place Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chris Gayle puts controversy behind him


June 16th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle says he has put to rest the last 14 months of animosity with the cricket board and is now focussed on helping to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fate of Obama’s healthcare law hangs in balance


March 29th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
B0y Arun Kumar Washington, March 29 (IANS) The fate of President Barack Obama's signature federal healthcare overhaul hangs in balance with the US Supreme Court wrapping up a historic hearing with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Court seeks report on Islamic scholar’s Mumbai visit


March 14th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday sought within a day a report from Mumbai police on the law and order aspects of some of the public ... Read more...

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Himachal budget session begins Friday


March 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 8 (IANS) The defeat of the Congress in the recently concluded assembly elections has boosted the morale of the faction-ridden ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Himachal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brazil wants firms to offer six months’ maternity leave


February 17th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian government wants to increase from four to six months the amount of paid maternity leave companies are obliged to give new mothers, the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Actor Garcia Bernal prefers comedy


February 16th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal said that comedy is his preferred genre, since it allows him to handle "with satire and good humour" controversial issues ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dutch TV presenters escape prosecution for cannibalism


February 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Dutch TV presenters, who had pieces of their flesh surgically removed, cooked and ate them too during a programme, have been told that they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South Asian nations to collaborate on health care


February 7th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) South Asian nations have resolved to tackle challenge of healthcare in the region collectively.Country representates inked the 'New Delhi declaration' here Tuesday for better data-sharing ... Read more...

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Kuno Becker stars in science fiction thriller


January 25th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor Kuno Becker is set to present his latest film, the science fiction thriller "La ultima muerte" (The last death), a story that deals ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lokpal panel finalises report, Team Anna rejects it


December 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee examining the Lokpal bill finalised its draft report Wednesday amidst increased dissent from members, including those of the Congress, over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t block websites: Pakistani daily


September 21st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Websites should not be blocked as that is neither ethical nor effective, said a leading Pakistani daily after a court directed that all websites spreading ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bonhomie evident in New Delhi talks: Pakistani daily


July 29th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Bonhomie was evident in the talks between the Pakistani and Indian foreign ministers, a leading Pakistani daily said Friday, noting the welcome absence of rancour in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Body Shop to fight human trafficking in India (With Image)


June 29th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Body Shop India and international NGO ECPAT will be presenting over 300,000 petitions against human trafficking to the central government this July."We have never ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ICC annual meet may be stormy over UDRS, World Cup format


June 24th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 24 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) five-day annual conference starting Sunday in Hong Kong is expected to be a stormy affair as controversial issues like compulsory use ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Need to bridge gap between India and west: Scriptwriter


June 16th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Nalin Singh, who is making his debut in Bollywood as a scriptwriter and actor with "Dear Friend Hitler", says he is trying to bridge the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Palestine: Fatah, Hamas reach agreement on reconciliation


April 28th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, April 28 (IANS) Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas Wednesday signed a preliminary agreement on reconciliation during talks in Cairo, a step which paves the way for the formation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jews not responsible for Jesus’ death, says Pope


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI has clearly said that Jews are not responsible for the death of Jesus Christ.In a forthcoming book, the Pope addressed one of the most controversial ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP believes in confrontations on communal lines: Digvijay Singh


January 27th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Thursday slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over its recent flag-hoisting rally said the party believes in confrontations on communal ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Not afraid of K-word, terror machine must stop for talks: Manmohan (Second Lead)


November 8th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) With US President Barack Obama by his side, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday underlined his commitment to pursuing peace with Pakistan but made it clear that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama urges ‘risen’ India to begin dialogue with Pakistan (Second Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Sharing New Delhi's perception that progress by Islamabad in tackling terror was not quick enough, US President Barack Obama Sunday nudged India to begin a dialogue with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India has biggest stake in a successful Pakistan: Obama (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Ruling out the US becoming part of India-Pakistan bilateral talks, President Barack Obama Sunday said India has "the biggest stake" in a successful and stable Pakistan."Obviously the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s development no threat to India, Chinese leader says (Lead)


November 1st, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Taking note of "controversial issues" in bilateral ties, a senior member of the Communist Party of China Monday urged India to handle the relationship from "a ... Read more...

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Spike Lee’s “If God Is Willing And Da Creek Don’t Rise” Captures The Aftermath Of Hurricane Katrina


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spike Lee is back with his sequel of his award-winning 2006 documentary that captured the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Katrina that tore the city apart five ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US concerned over Iran ballistic capabilities: Official


July 13th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 13 (DPA) The US is concerned about the steps Iran was taking to increase its ballistic missile programme, an official said Tuesday. "The US continues to have concerns on Iran's increasing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jesse James Asserts That He Was A Sufferer Of Parental Abuse During His Childhood


May 29th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The matrimony of the disgraced Jesse James with the American actress, Sandra Bullock, has been on the rocks recently ever since the revelation of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pak urges US to push India to look beyond prism of terrorism to bridge ‘trust deficit’


May 27th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 27 (ANI): Pakistan has urged the United States to push India to try to bridge the existing trust deficit between the two neighbouring countries through addressing all the controversial ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jindal puts off book to focus on oil spill


May 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 26 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Republican Governor Bobby Jindal has asked that the release of his forthcoming political book be delayed so he can focus on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Khan network, construction at Chashma plant to grind Pak in US nuclear summit


April 5th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5(ANI): The US nuclear summit in Washington is poised to bring unnecessary focus on Pakistan over its denial to links with the A. Q. Khan network and reports that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Miley Cyrus’ Mom Insisted Her To Date Liam Hemsworth


March 26th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyMar 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The beautiful diva, Miley Cyrus, who has entertained millions of music lovers with her rocking musical performances and incredible acting skills has raised the eyebrows of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Captaincy issue is a closed chapter: Harendra


February 11th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India's national hockey coach Harendra Singh insisted that there was no division within the team on the captaincy issue and if any player had any problem ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

The Whites Only Basketball League Gains Huge Attention


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Racism has been one of the most controversial issues of the United States. There are several reports that claim that the black people have experienced lots ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lil Wayne Arrested For Possessing Marijuana


December 19th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though Lil Wayne has pleaded guilty for possessing firearms and nowadays is keeping busy with his musical works, it appears that controversy is not eager to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World players ‘close to a deal’ on climate change (Lead)


December 19th, 2009 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen/Washington, Dec 19 (DPA) Global players are "close to a deal" on slowing climate change, sources in Copenhagen said. Sources familiar with the negotiations said the US, China, India, the European Union ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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