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Former Liverpool defender Aurelio joins Brazil’s Gremio


May 25th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 25 (IANS) Brazilian club Gremio has announced the signing of former Liverpool and Valencia defender Fabio Aurelio.Aurelio was released by Liverpool earlier this month after six ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australia’s current account deficit widens


March 6th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 6 (IANS) Australia's current account deficit widened to 8.37 billion AU dollars ($8.93 billion) in the December quarter of 2011, following an upwardly revised deficit of 5.82 billion ... Read more...

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Indian firm to open new office in Trinidad and Tobago


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Feb 22 (IANS) A multi-million-dollar new head office of the New India Assurance will be completed in Trinidad and Tobogo this year, an official from the insurance ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sahara’s pull out unfortunate: BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Saturday termed Sahara's pull out from sponsorship and the Pune franchise of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook sees India among key growth areas


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) Popular social network site Facebook, which hopes to raise at least $5 billion in one of the world's most widely anticipated IPOs, or initial public ... Read more...

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Pfister’s future with Soca Warriors to be determined soon


November 20th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Nov 20 (IANS/CMC) The fate of Trinidad and Tobago head coach Otto Pfister will be known before year end, acting Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFA) president Lennox ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NRI body wants offshore account disclosure deadline extended


August 12th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 12 (IANS) The Global Organisation of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) has sought extension of the deadline for Indian-Americans to disclose their offshore accounts from Aug 31 to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India extends visa of British nun serving leprosy patients


July 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) British-born Catholic nun Jacqueline Jean McEwan, known as Sister Jean, will continue to stay in this Indian tech hub as the Indian government Monday extended her ... Read more...

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Panel proposes cess on hotels around tiger reserves


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) An environment ministry panel Thursday proposed levying of a cess as a percentage of turnover on all privately-run tourist facilities within five km of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

20-year-long study finds prostate cancer screening doesn’t cut death risk


April 1st, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): A 20-year-long study has found that screening men for prostate cancer does not significantly reduce deaths from the disease, but increases the risk of treating many people unnecessarily.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian astrologer predicts horrible devastation for Japan


March 12th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 12 (ANI): Noted astrologer Lachhman Das Madan has predicted more calamities for Japan, a day after that country was ravaged by an earthquake measuring 8.9 on the Richter Scale.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US holding back economic aid to Pakistan


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): Most of America's economic aid to Pakistan allocated for last year is still in US government coffers, according to an official report.Only 179.5 million dollars out of 1.51 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Beyonce donated Gaddafi-linked money to Haiti


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 3 (ANI): A spokeswoman for Beyonce Knowles has revealed that the singer donated money received for a New Year's Eve concert, reportedly for Libyan tyrant Muammar Gaddafi's son, to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

E-books on the rise with sales of digital books growing 18-fold in 2010


March 1st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): The sale of e-books is on the rise, with Bloomsbury, the publisher of the Harry Potter books, saying its digital book sales grew 18-fold in 2010.Now e-books account ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Unpopular Glazers vow to hang on to Man U for the long-term


February 26th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.26 (ANI): The Glazer family has confirmed that they have no in selling Manchester United.Though there is growing speculation about a massive offer for the club from the Qatari Royal Family, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man U to become first Premier League club to break 100 million pounds mark


February 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Manchester United is all set to become the first Premier League club to break the 100 million pounds barrier for annual commercial income.They will post their second quarter ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obama gets high approval rating in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year were highest in most of the states, according to the Gallup 2010 poll.His approval rating in Hawaii, the place ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak to review visa policy for US officials and diplomats following Davis fiasco


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 23(ANI): The Pakistan government has reportedly decided to review its visa policy for US officials and diplomats, and withdraw special powers granted to the country's Ambassador in Washington, Hussain Haqqani, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Disgraced Pak trio lose domestic cricket contracts after ICC ban


February 15th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 15(ANI): Pakistan's largest bank has said it has decided not to renew the contracts of the tainted trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamir- who have been banned by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Norway sign an agreement on double taxation avoidance and prevention of fiscal evasion


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 2 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Norwegian Minister of Research and Higher Education Tora Aasland signed an agreement here on Wednesday for the avoidance of double ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CAB accuse ICC of double standards on Eden Gardens


January 29th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 29 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) virtually accused the International Cricket Council (ICC) of double standards after the international body Saturday turned down its plea of retaining the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pandit Bhimsen Joshi Dies At 88


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran vocalist in the Hindustani classical music tradition Pandit Bhimsen Joshi has taken his last breathe this morning at 8:00 am at the Sayadari hospital in Pune today. The Bharat ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bharat Ratna Bhimsen Joshi passes away


January 24th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Jan 24 (ANI): Veteran vocalist and Bharat Ratna Pandit Bhimsen Joshi passed away this morning at Pune's Sahyandri Hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 89.Pandit Joshi was admitted to the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Salman Taseer’s assassin unlikely to be prosecuted, says Qadri’s brother


January 16th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Jan 16(ANI): The brother of late Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's assassin, Mumtaz Qadri, has expressed confidence that the bodyguard will never be prosecuted.Taseer's bodyguard Qadri had shot him dead because ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Infosys loses more techies than it hired in Q3


January 13th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 13 (IANS) The attrition rate at India's IT bellwether Infosys Technologies Ltd shot up during the October-December third quarter of fiscal 2010-11 on annualised basis, with more employees leaving than ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala Film Critics’ Association Invites Entry For Best Feature Films


January 12th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 12, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): The Atlas-Film Critics’ Association awards is going to be held in the coming months, so the Kerala Film Critics' Association has asked for the entries. The awards ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stalin statue explosion was ‘an act of terrorism’: Ukraine


January 6th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6(ANI): Ukrainian authorities have described a New Year's Eve explosion that destroyed a statue of Soviet-era dictator Joseph Stalin as an act of terrorism rather than an intentional destruction of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pilgrimage in Rajasthan affected by Gujjar agitation


January 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dausa, Jan 5 (ANI): The ongoing protest by the Gujjar community has adversely affected the life of locals and devotees visiting the famous Mehandipur Balaji Temple in Rajasthan's Dausa district.Tourism is the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Russia recruits ex-criminals to fill vacant posts in Interior Forces


January 4th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 4 (ANI): The Russian Interior Ministry had reportedly given a green signal to recruit ex-criminals to fill the vacant positions, after the number of conscripts recruited for the country's Interior ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tourists throng Jammu and Kashmir’s Patnitop to enjoy snowfall


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Tahir Nadeem KhanPatnitop (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan.3 (ANI): Scores of tourists thronged Patnitop in Jammu and Kashmir to enjoy the snowfall on Monday."I am happy to be here. The weather is ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Separatist leader Abdul Gani Bhat admits separatist leaders killed by his own people


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
By BilalSrinagar, Jan.3 (ANI): Professor Abdul Gani Bhat, a separatist leader in Jammu and Kashmir, has admitted some prominent men of the secessionist movement were killed by their own people. They included ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Curfew continues for second day in Mansa district in Punjab


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mansa (Punjab), Jan.3 (ANI): Curfew continued for the second day in Bhikhi town of Punjab's Mansa district after a group of Sikhs clashed with followers of another Sikh religious outfit and damaged ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Octomom not evicted yet from home


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Nadya Suleman, who earned herself the nickname Octomom after she gave birth to octuplets, has not been evicted from her home as yet.Amer Haddadin, who owns the disputed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations


January 1st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): India and Pakistan have exchanged through diplomatic channels the list of their nuclear installations for the 20th consecutive year under an agreement, which prohibits any kind of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kardashian seeks fan support to keep show afloat


January 1st, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 1 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has asked her fans to fight back against the DISH satellite network, which has threatened to drop E! and 'Kourtney and Kim Take New York'. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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