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Russia to increase energy exports to Asia-Pacific


September 4th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow , Sep 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia would increase exports of oil and natural gas to the Asia-Pacific to counterbalance instability in supplies from the Middle East, according to an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iran’s talk with IAEA constructive: Iranian envoy


August 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 25 (IANS) Iranian permanent representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Ali Asghar Soltanieh said the new round of negotiations between the Islamic republic and the IAEA ... Read more...

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Russia denies sending chemical weapons to Syria


August 21st, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria has no Russia-made chemical weapons stockpile, a Russian official said Tuesday.Col. Vladimir Mandych, deputy director of the Federal Agency for Safe Storage and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Red meat could elevate bowel cancer risk


August 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Your fondness for red meat might increase your chances of developing bowel cancer due to large amounts of iron in it.The new discovery could open ... Read more...

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`US should balance short-run, medium-term fiscal adjustment’


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) US policymakers should balance their efforts at immediate and medium-term fiscal adjustment to avoid negative impact on the fragile US economic recovery, the International Monetary Fund ... Read more...

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Israel mulls junk food tax to check expanding waistlines


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 2 (IANS) In a bid to control growing obesity rates in the country, the Israeli government is all set to authorise a plan which will levy a special ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistani runs car over gunman who shot him


July 25th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) An official who sustained three bullet injuries chased the two attackers in his car. He knocked one of them down, killing him in Pakistan's Balochistan province.Two ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Widespread rains in Andhra revive farmers’ hopes


July 21st, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Widespread rains in Andhra Pradesh since Friday have improved the situation, overcoming the deficit rainfall this monsoon and bringing cheers to farmers, officials said.The incessant ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A million Pakistani kids to get anti-polio drops


July 16th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan will administer anti-polio vaccine to nearly one million children in the militancy-hit tribal regions during a three-day national immunization campaign starting Monday, said officials.Janbaz ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US pushing India to hike cancer drug price


July 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) Even as President Barack Obama is plugging his signature law to lower health care costs at home, his administration is pressurising India and other countries ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China to redefine personal data stealing laws


July 5th, 2012 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) China has plans to redefine regulations about stealing personal data as it causes a lot of inconvenience to the general public.According to a senior officer from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A man’s passion for sports turns nightmare! (With image)


June 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) H.P. Singh Rishi, a former head of a Japanese MNC, quit his well-paid job to chase his passion for sports and public good. But little ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

No progress in n-inspection talks with Iran: IAEA


June 9th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 9 (IANS) No progress could be made in talks with Iran for finalising a deal to allow greater access to its disputed nuclear programme, Xinhua quoted the International ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karnataka officer’s murder case solved, four held: Police


June 7th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 7 (IANS) Four people, including a cashier in a cooperative credit society in Bangalore, were arrested Thursday for the fatal attack on a Karnataka government officer known to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

More Chinese wives get HIV from husbands


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) The number of spouses infected with HIV by their partners is increasing in China, and most of those infected by spouses are females, China Daily reported ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Prasad will be new Kashmir police chief (Second Lead, Changing dateline)


May 28th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Ashok Prasad, the additional director of the Intelligence Bureau (IB) here, is tipped to be the new chief of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.Prasad joined the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Statins prevent cancer in heart transplant patients’


May 20th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, May 20 (IANS) Statins prevent cancer and reduce death from all causes in heart transplant recipients, independently of cholesterol levels, says a new study. Frank Enseleit, deputy director of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Karnataka officer pays with life for exposing land scam


May 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 20 (IANS) A senior Karnataka government official who was brutally assaulted May 15 for exposing scams in house-building cooperative societies and was on life support at a hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China searches for actor to play model citizen


May 18th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A Chinese movie is finding it hard to find an actor, not taller than 5'10", for performing the role of country's model citizen Lei Feng, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russia to sell off 18 fighter planes that India rejected


May 16th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is to put up for sale a batch of 18 Sukhoi Su-30 multirole fighter aircraft, rejected by India on concerns about their engines and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paper names, shames 192 ‘freeloaders’


May 10th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A Chinese newspaper has dedicated two pages to naming and shaming 192 civil servants and others who are still being paid despite not working in their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia may adopt new ICBM by 2022


May 8th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will only be able to adopt a new 100-tonne liquid-propellant intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) intended to penetrate the US missile defence system by 2022, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian-Americans caught in $450 mn Medicare fraud


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Several Indian-Americans are among 107 people charged in Medicare fraud schemes involving $450 million in false billings uncovered in an operation across seven cities in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China launches tourist train to North Korea


April 29th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) China has launched a tourist train connecting the country's northeastern Tumen county and the picturesque Chilbo mountain in neighbouring North Korea.The train, carrying 65 Chinese tourists ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Endangered Chinese alligators’ population rising


April 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Following efforts to support their survival, the critically endangered Chinese alligators living in the wild have witnessed a rise in population over the past few years.Anhui ... Read more...

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Chinese families adopt alligators


April 12th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) A group of Chinese families has adopted 20 endangered alligators from a nature reserve in the country's Anhui province.The Yangtze alligator, also known as the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Web celebrities banned from Chinese TV shows


April 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Chinese authorities have prohibited web celebrities and people involved in scandals from appearing as guests on TV shows.The ban has been imposed by the State Administration ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese local governments to use legal software


April 11th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) In a crackdown on violation of intellectual property rights and use of fake computer products, all provincial governments across China have been ordered to use authorised ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gun smuggling in China via express delivery, internet


April 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) Authorities in China say arms traffickers are opting for internet and express delivery networks to smuggle contraband into the country following stricter police vigilance at border ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China to send tourists to Xisha Islands


April 5th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) China is going to open its Xisha Islands to tourists in a bid to reassert its sovereignty over a scattering of islands and reefs in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Diesel prices hit cremation industry


April 4th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 4 (IANS) Funeral homes in China's Shanghai city are facing a difficult time following losses suffered due to rising diesel prices and a stagnant fee-structure over the years.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Defence ministry official killed wife after fight over childless state?


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Strains in their relationship due to their childless state could have led a defence ministry official to strangle to death his wife in a fit ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Forensic report awaited on death of official, wife


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Police are awaiting the Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report on the mysterious death of a defence ministry official and his wife in their house here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Police waiting for forensic report in defence ministry’s official death case


April 1st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Police waiting for forensic report in defence ministry's official death case New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Police are awaiting report of Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report in the mysterious death case ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

90 percent of Kerala homes have telephone


March 30th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Almost 90 percent of households in Kerala have telephone connections (land line or mobile) in 2011, a staggering rise over the 19.1 percent in 2001, according ... Read more...

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