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Pro and anti-Musharraf forces in verbal duel ahead of US Senate meeting


December 6th, 2007 - 1:09 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Pakistani Americans and representatives of President Pervez Musharraf engaged in a verbal duel ahead of a crucial US Senate hearing today to consider whether Americas pro-democracy laws should ... Read more...

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Extract from French maritime pine tree acts as natural Viagra


December 4th, 2007 - 1:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 4 (ANI): Men suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED), a sexual disorder characterised by the inability to develop or maintain an erection of the penis, may now look to the French ... Read more...

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Fair polls inconceivable without independent judiciary in Pakistan


December 3rd, 2007 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Dec 3 (ANI): The Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI)-Pakistan has said that free and fair elections are inconceivable in the absence of an independent judiciary, and demanded the reinstatement ... Read more...

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US war games to capture Pak nukes having negative impact: Experts


December 3rd, 2007 - 3:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): US-sponsored war games that simulate capturing Pakistans nuclear weapons to prevent them from falling into wrong hands are having a negative impact, experts have said. The Washington Post carried ... Read more...

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Sharifs party decides to contest elections in principle


December 3rd, 2007 - 12:27 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 3 (ANI): Former premier Nawaz Sharif has decided in principle to contest the elections, but would make a formal announcement only after finalising modalities with Pakistan Peoples Party chief Benazir ... Read more...

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Antony denies report on Chinese destruction of Indian bunkers in Sikkim


December 1st, 2007 - 5:58 pm ICT by admin
By Sudhakar Jagdish Gangtok, Dec 1 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A K Antony today rejected reports appearing in the media about Indian army posts and a bunker being destroyed by Chinese forces in ... Read more...

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Archaeologists dig up remains of ancient city in east China


December 1st, 2007 - 4:54 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Dec 1 (ANI): Chinese archaeologists claim they have discovered the remains of an ancient city in eastern Zhejiang Province of China, a finding that could better prove the long history ... Read more...

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Imran appeals to Benazir, Fazlur to play active role in restoring democracy


December 1st, 2007 - 2:54 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Dec 1 (ANI): Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has appealed to former premier Benazir Bhutto and Jamaat-e-Ullema Islam (JUI) leader Maulana Fazl-ur-Rahman to play an active role in restoring democracy in Pakistan.At ... Read more...

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New test could detect Chlamydia in 30 minutes


November 30th, 2007 - 6:04 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Cambridge have developed a new chlamydia test that can tell people within 30 minutes if they have the sexually transmitted infection (STI).Developed by ... Read more...

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Delhi Court may seek witness’ address in Sikh riots case against Tytler


November 29th, 2007 - 7:46 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): A Delhi court is likely to scrutinise the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI's) decision to close its case against former Union Minister Jagdish Tytler in 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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General Kayani becomes 14th Army chief of Pakistan


November 28th, 2007 - 6:18 pm ICT by admin
Rawalpindi, Nov 28 (ANI): General Pervez Musharraf stepped down from the Army Chief post handing over the command to General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani, who took charge as 14th Chief of Pakistan Army. ... Read more...

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Musharraf will lose all authority after stepping down as Army Chief: Imran


November 28th, 2007 - 4:30 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov 28 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf will lose his power base and all authority when he steps down as Army Chief, Tehrik-i-Insaaf chief and former cricketer Imran Khan has predicted. Musharraf ... Read more...

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Oprah feared supporting Obama would ruin her career


November 28th, 2007 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she was afraid that her support to US presidential candidate Barack Obama would ruin her career, before she actually backed ... Read more...

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Anti-aging hormone could be the next fountain of youth


November 28th, 2007 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A new study on Klotho, an anti-aging hormone that is associated with life span extension in rodents and humans, has discovered that it might be the next fountain ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha to debate Indo-US nuke deal today


November 28th, 2007 - 11:38 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 28 (ANI): The much-awaited debate on the Indo-US civil nuclear cooperation deal is scheduled to take place in the Lok Sabha today. The debate will begin at 2.00 p.m. under ... Read more...

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Oprah ropes in Oprah to win women votes in conservative Iowa


November 27th, 2007 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.27 (ANI): Democrat residential candidate and Illinois Senator Barack Obama has roped in Oprah Winfrey, the queen of American daytime television, to raid Hillary Clintons core support among women voters in ... Read more...

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Musharraf likely to quit from Army Chief post by Thursday


November 26th, 2007 - 10:33 pm ICT by admin
Rawalpindi, Nov 26 (ANI): Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf is expected to doff his army uniform and become a civilian President on Thursday, according to the army spokesperson. "He (General Musharraf) is going ... Read more...

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UK soccer players boozed; lap danced and had sex ahead of lost match against Croatia


November 26th, 2007 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Senior England players are reported to have boozed heavily, lap-danced and had sex with girls at a lap-dancing club party hours before Englands humiliating defeat to Croatia and exit ... Read more...

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Govt considering proposal to enhance strength of NCC: Antony


November 25th, 2007 - 10:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 25 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony today said that the Government is considering a proposal to enhance the numerical strength of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) in a ... Read more...

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Key French paparazzo witness willing to give evidence at Di inquest


November 24th, 2007 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 24 (ANI): The ongoing inquest into the death of Princess Diana is set to hear a dramatic evidence from a key witness accused of snubbing the investigation till now.According to ... Read more...

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Six in ten Australians predict win for Labor Party


November 24th, 2007 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Sydney, Nov.24 (ANI): The Kevin Rudd-led Australian Labor Party (ALP) will clinch a comfortable victory in today's federal election, according to the latest opinion poll. The Morgan Poll, taken on election eve, shows ... Read more...

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Vice President, PM greet nation on Guru Nanaks birthday


November 23rd, 2007 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today greeted the nation on the occasion of Guru Nanaks birthday, which will be celebrated on ... Read more...

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Musharraf is part of Pakistans problem not its solution, says academic


November 22nd, 2007 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): A Pakistani academic based in Britain has said that the new forms of law and violence indicate that Pakistan has moved out of President Pervez Musharrafs grasp, and ... Read more...

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Carnivorous plants use slimy secretions to catch their prey


November 21st, 2007 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Carnivorous plants were thought to supplement their diet by capturing prey with a simple passive trap, but a new study has found that they employ slimy secretions to ... Read more...

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Let there be elections in Karnataka, says Deve Gowda


November 20th, 2007 - 11:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Janata Dal (Secular) chief Deve Gowda today said that his party was prepared for elections in Karnataka, where Presidents rule was imposed today for the second time ... Read more...

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Di could have survived had French medics not squandered time


November 20th, 2007 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A leading British surgeon told the inquest into the death of Princess Diana that she "may have survived" her car crash had French medics not "squandered" crucial minutes ... Read more...

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Manmohan leaves for Singapore to attend a crucial ASEAN summit today


November 20th, 2007 - 12:22 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday left for Singapore to attend the 6th India-ASEAN Summit and the 3rd East Asia Summit, where he will also be meeting ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Look East’ policy showing results on ground, says Manmohan (Re-issue)


November 20th, 2007 - 11:34 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that India's 'Look East' policy is now blossoming and showing results on the ground, and added that he would urge ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet Myanmar’s Prime Minister in Singapore


November 19th, 2007 - 10:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be meeting his Myanmarese counterpart Thein Sein on the sidelines of the 6th India-ASEAN Summit and the 3rd East Asia Summit in ... Read more...

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India’s ‘Look East’ policy showing results on ground, says Manmohan


November 19th, 2007 - 9:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said that India's 'Look East' policy is now blossoming and showing results on the ground, and added that he would urge ... Read more...

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Yedyurappa resigns as Karnataka Chief Minister (Lead-Karnataka Political Crisis)


November 19th, 2007 - 7:32 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Nov 18 (ANI): BS Yedyurappa on Monday evening resigned from the post of Karnataka Chief Minister, hours after coalition partner J D (S) announced to vote against the government in the ... Read more...

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Can $608 Million Fix AMD’s Problems?


November 17th, 2007 - 7:07 am ICT by admin
Earlier this week, Intel released its family of 45-nanometer processors, while archrival AMD only recently released a 65-nanometer family of chips. Industry analysts say AMD won't be able to achieve a 45-nm ... Read more...

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Implementation of pacts must for peace process in Nepal: UN official


November 16th, 2007 - 7:56 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Nov 16 (ANI): Ian Martin, chief of the United Nations Mission in Nepal, today said that the lack of proper mechanism to monitor the implementation of past agreements has brought the ... Read more...

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Methane based rocket thruster might power next moon mission


November 16th, 2007 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A aerospace company has successfully tested a rocket thruster, which might be used to power the engine of the Apollo 11 lunar lander on its next mission to ... Read more...

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Older kids at increased risk of vision disorders


November 16th, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Nov 16(ANI): The largest study of vision disorders has found that older children are at an increased risk to both strabismus (cross-eyed or wall-eyed) and amblyopia (referred to as lazy ... Read more...

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