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Pakistan president to visit Russia


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will undertake a three-day official visit to Russia between June 20-22 to participate in the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

People wide off the mark in decisions involving risks


February 14th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Even when we know the likelihood of certain outcomes based on our own experiences, we still make decisions at odds with the probability of their occurrence.Simply ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World Economic Forum calls for business innovation


January 26th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Davos, Jan 26 (IANS) Participants at the annual World Economic Forum here Wednesday urged the companies to focus on innovation to remain in business.Companies failing to adapt themselves to new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE trade minister meets Arab business delegation


January 21st, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Minister Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi Friday held a meeting with an Arab business delegation to boost trade cooperation. They also discussed the latest ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Crummy Tis Hazari courthouse to finally get a facelift


December 29th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Air-conditioners, CCTV cameras, new furniture and amenities - Tis Hazari, Delhi's oldest district court complex, is in for a much needed facelift with the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fai took millions from ISI to do their bidding in US


December 8th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) US-based Kashmiri separatist Ghulam Nabi Fai, who has pleaded guilty to secretly receiving millions of dollars from Pakistan's spy agency did the bidding of his handlers ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

ISI agent Fai pleads guilty in US lobbying case


December 8th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) A US-based Kashmiri separatist leader, accused of aiding a "decades-long" operation by Pakistan's spy agency to influence US policy on Kashmir by funnelling money to members ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China must act against Indian ambition: Daily


October 16th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily has urged Beijing to prevent India from "reckless attempts in confronting China" after it inked a pact with Vietnam to explore oil ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan wants more flood money as Rs.5 bn lies unutilised


September 19th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan has appealed for international assistance following floods in Sindh province even as Rs.5 billion that it collected for flood victims last year lies unutilised, a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BJP refuses to respond to government letter on Lokpal Bill


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Even as several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders have supported bringing the prime minister under the purview of the anti-graft Lokpal Bill, the party ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hillary revealed nothing about Osama raid: Bill Clinton


May 14th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton revealed nothing before the raid in Pakistan that killed Osama bin Laden, and kept even her husband, Bill, in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Debating use of drones in war reaching technological tipping point


April 25th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.25 (ANI): The British study has said that it is essential for military officials not "risk losing our controlling humanity and make war more likely" by using armed drones.It ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian firms not confident of risk management: survey


April 7th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Indian companies are not very confident that the measures they have in place to manage contingencies will work and to quite an extent the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

For cricket’s future, minnows must be encouraged: Roebuck


March 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 15 (ANI): Cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that the International Cricket Council's (ICC's) move not to allow weaker teams to play in the 2015 World Cup would be a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

PM for policies to end environmentally ‘damaging behaviour’ (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India must put in place a structure of regulatory policies that will prevent "potentially damaging behaviour" but not restore the "licence permit raj" in the country, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How video games could make us better decision-makers


January 21st, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study from researchers at Queen's University Belfast has developed a prototype that could be used in computer games and turned into an e-learning or training tool ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China to test endurance of its astronauts in space


January 18th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.18 (ANI): China plans to test the endurance of its astronauts in space through long-term missions.According to the China Daily, the aim is to establish the astronauts' operational and decision-making abilities ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oz selector Hilditch, coach Nielsen should be sacked over Ashes loss: Slater


January 1st, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Former Australian batsman Michael Slater has said that chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch and coach Tim Nielsen should be sacked following the national team's failure to regain the Ashes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vettori says his role as captain under scanner after 5-0 drubbing by India


December 11th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 11 (ANI): Daniel Vettori has acknowledged that his role as captain of the New Zealand cricket team is under the scanner after an embarrassing 0-5 one-day international series defeat in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cricket Australia to focus on luring women, kids to Big Bash 20-20 cricket


October 31st, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 31 (ANI): Behind the glare of glitz, gloss and glamour that will almost certainly characterize the cash-infused 2011-12 Big Bash League, the bean counters at Cricket Australia will be fixated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women really are more generous than men


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): Women really are more generous, for a new study has found that they are significantly more likely to make a donation to charity.Researchers at the Indiana University have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“I say sorry to my fans of Bairi Piya” - Sharad Kelkar


August 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It was a shocker for the whole unit of "Bairi Piya' (Colors) when the report of the show going off air was actually confirmed. The cast ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jamia to organise conference on remote sensing


August 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Experts from various institutions, including the premier Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), will participate in a day-long conference Tuesday on 'Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Management' ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rising prices not government failure: Pranab Mukherjee


July 28th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday welcomed a debate on the rising prices which, he said, was not a government failure and could be discussed but not ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MIC wants to win back Malay Indian votes in next general election


July 5th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jul 5 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian Congress wants its four wings -- Youth, Wanita, Putera and Puteri -- to come out with strategies to win all the parliamentary and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kapil wants no clash between Tests, CWG


July 3rd, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 3 (IANS) Indian cricket legend Kapil Dev Saturday indirectly favoured the rescheduling of India-Australia Test matches slated in October as they may clash with the dates of the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More support to Urban Public Transport in India


June 9th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development Jaipal Reddy on Wednesday said the Sustainable Urban Transport Project (SUTP) aims at long-term strategy to empower planners, decision makers and other ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tribal policy will be placed before cabinet soon


June 1st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The much-delayed national tribal policy, which aims to give tribals greater control over forest resources, will be placed before the cabinet for approval soon, Tribal Affairs Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Strong political backing helps PHF secretary Bajwa escape action over World Cup fiasco


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.23 (ANI): Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Asif Bajwa seems to have escaped action over his alleged violation of code of conduct, as Sports Minister Aijaz Jakhrani has said that action ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Haryana authorities act against ‘Khap’ decision-makers


March 15th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) In virtually the first-ever action against the arbitrary and illegal decision of a "Khap panchayat" (community council), the administration in Haryana's Bhiwani district has suspended two village panchayat ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Preity Zinta to spread AIDS awareness via IPL (Lead)


March 11th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who was Thursday appointed as the goodwill ambassador for UNAIDS in India, will create awareness against AIDS along with the members of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Virtual world abuzz on women’s bill


March 11th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Debates and discussions on the historic women's reservation bill is buzzing the virtual world too. Manisha Ahlawat, who created a group "Reality Bites? Would the Women's Reservation ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wide eyes betray decision-makers


March 10th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): When people make decisions, their pupils dilate, a cue that could be used to predict a person's intentions, says a new research.It is already known that when it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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