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Delhi to get 5 new courts for women attack cases


September 11th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government Tuesday announced a decision to set up five special courts for the early disposal of cases related to violence against women."Five courts ... Read more...

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Priyanka loves ‘champi’ (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Straightening, blow drying and curling - as an actress, Priyanka Chopra has to go through several hair treatments. To keep her tresses healthy, she ... Read more...

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Communication important in relationship: Biel


August 30th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel, who is engaged to singer-actor Justin Timberlake, thinks communication is one of the most important aspects of any relationship."What do I value ... Read more...

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Storing zettabytes of information on a few grams of DNA


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 23 (IANS) Archival storage of the world's ever-increasing volume of information is reaching a point where it will require a breakthrough technology to meet the enormous need.Although flash ... Read more...

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Kerala to take ayurveda tourism to next level (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (IANS) Kerala has now set its eyes on pushing tourism centred around ayurveda, the ancient Indian system of medicine and well-being, to the next level by promoting ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in promotions but will have to do it: Paresh Rawal


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Versatile actor Paresh Rawal, who has turned producer with his next film "Oh My God", says he doesn't believe in promotions but being the producer ... Read more...

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Sacrificing sleep for study hits academics


August 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Students who sacrifice sleep to devote extra time to studies may be harming their academics.These are the findings of a new longitudinal study by University of ... Read more...

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Etihad to run daily Brisbane-Abu Dhabi flights


August 16th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 16 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways will run flights between Brisbane and Abu Dhabi on daily basis from Feb 1, 2013.The airlines has announced its ... Read more...

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Srinagar gets radio taxi service


August 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 1 (IANS) The first fleet of radio taxis Wednesday began operating in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.The fleet of 50 semi-luxurious taxis come fitted with GPS ... Read more...

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BJP announces stir for farmers


July 26th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Charging the Congress-led central government with apathy towards farmers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday announced a nationwide stir from Aug 3 to 8."The ... Read more...

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Computer games could be turning your kid violent


July 26th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) If your kid is usually found literally lost in the world of computer games, watch out! In Britain, children as young as five are being sent ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in crash diets: Deepika Padukone


July 24th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Deepika Padukone's orange bikini scene from her latest film, "Cocktail", has been the talk of the town. The actress says the secret behind her perfect ... Read more...

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Applying new rules mentally taxing


July 17th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) You can teach an old dog or a human new tricks -- provided you are prepared to spare the time and do all the hard work ... Read more...

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Andhra court stays release of water to Krishna delta


July 16th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday directed the state government not to release water from Nagarjuna Sagar to Krishna delta if the water level in ... Read more...

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Goa to ban smoking on its beaches next season


July 14th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) In a bid to make Goa's coastline tobacco free, the tourism department is mulling a ban on its use on beaches from Octtober, an official said ... Read more...

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The less you sit the longer you live


July 10th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Restricting the time you are seated to less than three hours daily might boost your life expectancy by two years, says an analytical study.Similarly, cutting down ... Read more...

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Hold talks daily, court tells Air India, pilots (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday told the Air India management and a section of pilots, who recently called off their strike, to hold conciliation talks ... Read more...

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Take safety measures for incident-free monsoon, Delhiites told


July 8th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Private power supply company BSES Sunday reassured Delhiites of its monsoon readiness and urged its 29 lakh consumers to take appropriate safety measures to prevent ... Read more...

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Ensure adequate drinking water supplies: Dikshit to DJB


June 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday directed the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) to ensure adequate supplies of drinking water in the capital, and warned of strict action ... Read more...

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Mumbai heart hospital ranked safest in world


June 8th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Mumbai's renowned Asian Heart Institute (AHI) has been ranked by an international organisation the "safest cardiac hospital in the world" with the lowest mortality rate, ... Read more...

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Patients’ body backs Aamir for exposing ‘rot’ in healthcare


June 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A patients' body called People for Better Treatment has rallied behind Bollywood star Aamir Khan for focusing on the "rot" in the Indian healthcare delivery ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Chhattisgarh


May 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 31 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in the city and large parts of Chhattisgarh Thursday, as all modes of public transport remained off the ... Read more...

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US drone kills four in Pakistan


May 26th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 26 (IANS) At least four people were killed and two injured in a US drone strike launched early Saturday in Pakistan's northwest tribal area, Xinhua reported.According to a ... Read more...

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Rajendra Sethia trial to run on daily basis, rules apex court


May 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed a lower court to hold the trial of NRI businessman Rajendra Singh Sethia - once described as world's biggest bankrupt ... Read more...

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Gaga loves shopping


May 9th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 9 (IANS) Shop till you drop seems to be the mantra for singer Lady Gaga, who is currently on a music tour in Hong Kong and Japan, and ... Read more...

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UN estimates another $840 mn needed for Pakistan


April 26th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 26 (IANS) Pakistan needs additional funding of $840 million to overcome humanitarian problems caused by flooding and insecurity, UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said here Wednesday."The UN ... Read more...

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Amid shaky truce, 2 more UN monitors expected in Syria


April 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 25 (IANS) As the UN-Arab League envoy voiced concern at the "bleak" situation in Syria, Neeraj Singh, spokesman of the first UN monitoring team in the country, said ... Read more...

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Bihar hikes financial help for kala azar patients


April 24th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) To ease the financial burden on those suffering from kala azar, most of whom are from impoverished backgrounds, the Bihar government has decided to provide minimum ... Read more...

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Exercise, attitude may influence hot flashes


April 15th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Attitude may influence how exercise affects menopausal women, says a new study. The research, identified two types of women - one experiences more hot flashes after ... Read more...

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Goa plans mechanism to deter petrol smugglers


April 9th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Goa will soon start monitoring petrol pumps located on its borders to deter "petrol smugglers" from spiriting away hundreds of litres of cheap petrol, Chief ... Read more...

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Odisha to decide on rescuing hostages: Chidambaram


March 31st, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Backing the Odisha government's approach on talks with the Maoists for the safe release of an abducted Italian and a legislator, Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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Bengal hopeful of introducing biometric job cards soon


March 21st, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 21 (IANS) The West Bengal government is hopeful of introducing from April this year biometric job cards for beneficiaries of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act ... Read more...

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When it’s about drinking water, Maoists help government


March 11th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi (Jharkhand), March 11 (IANS) Maoists might not welcome roads - fearing these would provide access to their hideouts - but extend full "cooperation" to the government machinery when it ... Read more...

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Violence not affecting Afghan transition: NATO chief


February 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says violence in Afghanistan would not affect the planned transition of security responsibility to the country's forces. Addressing a press conference ... Read more...

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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress


February 27th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Octavia Spencer was overwhelmed as her name was announced for best supporting actress winner's trophy at the 84th Academy Awards here for her role as ... Read more...

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