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Government to make CAG more effective: Pranab


November 16th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Complimenting the role of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in putting checks and balances on the use of taxpayers' money, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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‘India, Australia, US should form pact to tackle China’


November 4th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 4 (IANS) India, Australia and the US should come together to form a trilateral security pact to counter the rising naval power of China, a report by three ... Read more...

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‘Amitabh has made inestimable contribution to global cinema’


October 20th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congratulating legendary Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan on receiving an honorary Australian doctorate, the country's High Commissioner to India Peter Varghese said Thursday the Bollywood ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Release funds to railways: Zardari to government


October 18th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has told the government to release within a week funds to the cash strapped railways that has been unable to pay ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago seeks India’s help in broadband service


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, Oct 2 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago is seeking assistance from India to boost broadband services in the country.Public Administration Minister Carolyn Seepresad-Bachan said: "A critical element for the building ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nuclear deal: US reiterates need for level playing field


September 30th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Voicing unease with the "current playing field" in the Indian nuclear energy industry, the US Friday said the issue can be surmounted ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Human resources most powerful tools for economic development: Mallikarjun Kharge


April 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Labour and Employment Mallikarjun Kharge today said that human resources are undoubtedly the most powerful tools for the economic development and competitiveness of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, Russia target $20 billion trade by 2015


December 20th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) India and Russia Monday aimed to boost bilateral trade to $20 billion by 2015 from less than $5 billion in 2009-10, and to increase business interaction with ... Read more...

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India-Russia trade target of US $ 20 billion trade by 2015 achievable: Anand Sharma


December 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said India-Russia trade target of US $ 20 billion trade by 2015 is achievable provided all stakeholders put ... Read more...

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Basketball federation joins hands with IMG Reliance


June 21st, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) has joined hands with IMG Reliance, a joint venture between IMG Worldwide and Reliance Industries, to develop the sport in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Defense Secretary Gates seeks trainers for Afghan forces


June 5th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by BNO News
SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) – Defense Secretary Robert Gates asked five Asian partners to provide trainers for working with Afghan security forces, the American Forces Press service said on Friday."Clearly, a critical element ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nanotube transistor may help humans bond with machines


May 13th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have taken a big step toward bridging the gap between the mind and the machine.Using ATP - adenosine triphosphate, the molecular medium of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Manipal University in collaboration talks with University of Kentucky


February 1st, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): Reports indicate that the Vice Chancellor of Manipal University recently visited the University of Kentucky to discuss opportunities for comprehensive collaboration between the two universities."Internationalization is a critical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US hails release of Tamils from camps


October 28th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 28 (IANS) The US Wednesday hailed the increasing release of people interned in camps in Sri Lanka since the end of the war against the Tamil Tigers. "The US welcomes Sri ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eating at the ‘wrong’ time can lead to weight gain


September 4th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 4 (ANI): Eat at the right time of day if you actually want to shed those extra pounds, for an American study so suggests.Researchers at Northwestern University have found ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian spy agencies failed due to their overwhelming focus on Pak terror groups


November 28th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 28 (ANI): Indian intelligence agencies completely failed in preventing the Mumbai terror strikes because of their overwhelming focus on Pakistan-based militant groups all these years. And, the focus has ... Read more...

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Bacteria steal iron from human hosts to survive


August 1st, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Like humans, bacteria need iron to survive, a discovery that can open up new and more effective ways to target diseases like tuberculosis. Some bacteria are equipped with ... Read more...

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N-deal will be consummated: Ambassador Sen


July 1st, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) Despite difficulties, the US-India civilian nuclear deal will eventually be consummated, India's ambassador Ronen Sen has said. Sen asserted that the strategic partnership between the world's two ... Read more...

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India keen on nuclear deal, but not at the cost of government: Mukherjee


March 26th, 2008 - 2:30 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 26 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday reiterated India's desire to implement its stalled civil nuclear deal with the US, but made clear that the ruling coalition ... Read more...

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India keen on n-deal, but no deadline can be set: Mukherjee


March 26th, 2008 - 1:07 am ICT by admin
(Second Lead) By Arun Kumar Washington, March 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday reiterated India's desire to implement its stalled civil nuclear deal with the US, but made clear that no deadline ... Read more...

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Sinhalese nationalists divided on India


March 24th, 2008 - 11:45 am ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, March 24 (IANS) Nationalists among Sri Lanka's majority Sinhalese community see India as a critical element in their country's affairs. But they are divided on the desirability of allowing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Women with bigger paychecks do less housework


November 18th, 2007 - 11:24 am ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have revealed that the more money a woman earns, the less housework she will do, regardless of how much money her ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Negroponte-Musharraf meeting begins


November 17th, 2007 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): US Deputy Secretary of State John Negropontes meeting with Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf is underway at latters Army camp office in Rawalpindi.Negroponte arrived in Islamabad on Friday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Benazir wants to meet Negroponte


November 16th, 2007 - 10:32 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Nov 16 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party chief and ex-premier Benazir Bhutto today said that she was ready to hold talks with US Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte, who arrived in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Negroponte arrives in Pakistan; likely to demand withdrawal of emergency


November 16th, 2007 - 9:59 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad/Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): The US Deputy Secretary of State, John Negroponte, arrived in Islamabad this evening to put forward the Bush administrations view on the imposition of emergency by President General ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Negroponte to demand complete withdrawal of emergency: US


November 16th, 2007 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): The US Deputy Secretary of State, John Negroponte, will tell Pakistani authorities when he arrives in Islamabad today that the US will not accept anything less than complete ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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