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Myanmar mulls telecom industry’s privatisation


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 11 (IANS) Myanmar government has plans to privatise the telecom industry in the country.Myanmar's State Posts and Telecommunication (MPT) has worked out a plan to privatise its telecommunications ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Brazil says offshore find holds high-grade oil


August 15th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Preliminary drilling has confirmed that an offshore deposit discovered in March contains significant reserves of light crude, Brazilian state oil giant Petrobras said."New oil ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

500,000 Captagon tablets seized in Dubai


August 7th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 6 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has intercepted a massive shipment of 500,000 Captagon tablets, a synthetic amphetamine-type stimulant, at the Jebel Ali port.The Fenethylline drug pills were found in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sonakshi-Ranveer head for Purulia


January 20th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Ranveer Singh is immersing himself into his upcoming film "Lootera" more than he usually does. Not only is he unofficially assisting director Vikramaditya Motwane, he is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian millionaires will see wealth grow fastest over next decade


August 17th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Millionaires in India are likely to see their wealth grow by a whopping 405 percent over the next decade -- the fastest in the world, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chandigarh to have high security number plates


July 12th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Motor vehicle owners in the union territory (UT) of Chandigarh will have to shift to new high security registration number plates for their vehicles from August ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Airlines cancel flights as volcanic cloud moves to Britain


May 24th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Airlines have started cancelling dozens of flights as volcanic clouds from Iceland were moving towards Britain, a media report said Tuesday.The weather office has forecast that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Yeddyurappa welcomes rail budget


February 25th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday praised Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for sanctioning 11 new trains for the state in the rail budget.Yeddyurappa welcomed the proposal to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How spectrum policy spurred tele-density, lowered tariff


February 24th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Key facts and figures presented by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Communications Minister Kapil Sibal to show how the telecom policy of not auctioning airwaves, or ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scams should not cloud telecom growth: PM (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Scams should not cloud the tremendous growth in the telecom sphere in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday, adding there was nothing wrong in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Little ants impact environment in big way


February 6th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Little ants impact the environment in a big way, thanks to their role as 'ecosystem engineers' and predators, a British study has found. A University of Exeter study ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Licensing norms tougher in India’s new telecom policy


January 29th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) India Saturday said its new telecom policy to be unveiled soon will tighten the norms for grant of licences and airwaves to service providers in a bid ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s mobile phone users grow to 729.57 million


January 25th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India added 22.88 million mobile phone subscribers in November, taking the total number of cellular users to 729.57 million till Nov 30, 2010, official data revealed Tuesday. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Domesticated cattle grazing in sanctuary pose threat to rhinos in Assam


January 2nd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddMarigaon (Assam), Jan.2 (ANI): The one-horned rhinoceros of Pabitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam's Marigaon district are under constant threat of fatal diseases from the huge number of domesticated cattle ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India has 706 million mobile connections: TRAI


December 27th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) India's mobile phone market added 18.98 million new subscribers to its network in October, taking the total number of connections to 706.69 million, official data has showed.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s mobile connections at 687.71 million (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India added 17.10 million mobile subscribers in September, taking the total number of cellular users to 687.71 million as on Sep 30, official data revealed Thursday.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mobile connections touched 687.71 million in September


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The number of mobile connections in India reached 687.71 million as on Sep 30, with the addition of 17.10 million subscribers in September, official data revealed Thursday.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Forest, tree cover increasing, says Ramesh


November 29th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The country's forest and tree cover has increased - by 728 and 1,106 sq km respectively, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

How do jump ropes work?


November 28th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Engineers have built a robotic jump rope device and used it to study the underlying physics of jumping rope.Jump ropes are used by kids for fun and by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mallika Sherawat In a Sober Look At Doha Tribeca Film Festival


October 30th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mallika Sherawat, the Hisss...sensational snake woman, who has managed to take every moment of her film release with utmost high profile electric density, was at a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan population now 184 mn


October 29th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The population of Pakistan has gone up to 184 million this year from 119 million in 1990, a report said.The latest report of the State Bank of Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How a moon can reveal a star’s weight


October 16th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): In several cases, the weight of a star can be measured directly, but if the star has a planet and that planet has a moon, then scientists can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Electronic ciggies need stronger puffs than conventional brands


July 29th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): The so-called "electronic cigarettes"- marketed as tobacco-free nicotine delivery systems- require more suction than conventional brands, which in turn has adverse effects on human health, according to University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Arms and ammunitions recovered from militant hideout in Poonch


July 19th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 19 (ANI): Arms, ammunition and medicines were recovered from a militant hideout in the Beri Rakh forest, following gun-battle between security forces and militants in Poonch District."If you look at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Environment does have bearing on our physical activities


June 15th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) The environment can influence our physical activities, especially when it comes to where people live. "We are not just measuring physical activity, but we are linking it to a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India adds 16.9 million telecom users in April: TRAI


May 28th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) India added 16.9 million mobile phone users in April taking the total number of telephone subscribers in the country to 638.05 million for the month, data from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India adds 20.3 million telephone subscribers in March


April 26th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India's telecom density rose to 52.74 percent in March this year as the country added 20.3 million subscribers during the month, the telecom regulator said here Monday. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Milk with too much bacteria caused illness in kids: China


April 21st, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Chinese health officials Wednesday found excessive degree of harmful bacteria in the sample of the milk which caused food poisoning to more than 200 school children ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

How volcanic ash plumes end up in the jet stream


April 20th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20(ANI): The area in the atmosphere that pilots prefer to fly in, known as jet stream, is most likely to be impacted by plumes from volcanic ash, according to an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Multivitamins may raise breast cancer risk


April 18th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 18 (ANI): Women who take a daily multivitamin pill may face a higher risk of breast cancer, a new study has claimed.In the 10-year study, which followed more than 35,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

79,924 panchayats have broadband connections


April 1st, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) As many as 79,924 panchayats (village councils) in India had broadband connectivity by February this year, says the Department of Telecommunications (DoT). Data on the DoT website shows ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Teledensity in India touches 51.05 percent


March 29th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) India's telecom density has risen to 51.05 percent after 18.76 million new phone connections were added in February this year, the telecom regulator said here Monday. In January, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dedicated chopper corridors from March 15


March 11th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Dedicated helicopter corridors at Delhi and Mumbai airports will become operational from March 15 to lessen aerial congestion, an official of the state-run Pawan Hans Helicopters Ltd ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar shining, says economic survey


March 5th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) It is official now. Bihar is changing fast, and shining with a high growth rate for the first time in the post-independence era, says the latest Bihar economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi, Mumbai soon to get dedicated chopper corridors


March 4th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Dedicated chopper corridors at the Delhi and Mumbai airports will come up soon to ease aerial congestion at both the places. These corridors, where fixed wing aircraft would ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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