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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Story of a royal ‘bhujjia’ town - from a princess (IANS Books) (With Image)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rugged district of Bikaner, synonymous with munchies known by their brand name "Bikaneri bhujjia", has a rich history that makes it one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Revolutionise India’s hospitality industry, Pitroda to Indian American hoteliers


May 4th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, May 4 (IANS) As Indian American hoteliers savor their ever growing clout here in the United States, they are now being asked to revolutionize the hospitality industry in India.Sam ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

WSH: Cheetahs rout Lions


March 18th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 17 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs helped themselves to a 4-1 win against Karnataka Lions to move into joint second place on the leaderboard in the World Series Hockey here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barcelona look to close gap with Madrid


March 15th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 15 (IANS) Second placed Barcelona will look to close the 10-point gap with Real Madrid when they visit Sevilla Saturday in the 27th round of the Spanish Primera ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Rango’ named best animated feature film at Oscars


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) "Rango", a movie about a chameleon, won the best animated feature film trophy at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony here.The movie, directed by Gore ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British war veteran fined for peeing on war memorial


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A veteran of the Royal Air Force (RAF), the aerial warfare service branch of the British military, has been fined 115 pounds ($180) for urinating on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Warhorse’ - saved by beautiful anti-war sentiment (IANS Movie Review)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Warhorse"; Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis; Director: Steven Spielberg; Rating: ***Every writer, artist, musician or filmmaker develops a certain style of representing his work that makes his work ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan’s ex-foreign minister joins Imran’s party


November 28th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan's former foreign minister who was dropped from the cabinet and refused to take another portfolio, has joined cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gambhir to donate his body parts


November 10th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Ace Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir Thursday pledged to donate his body organs to a Delhi hospital after his death."I hereby pledge to donate my ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Matt Damon gets $8 mn for safe water facility in India


October 28th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Hollywood actor Matt Damon's non-profit organization Water.org has received $8 million grant from PepsiCo Foundation to improve access to safe water and sanitation in India.This ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

2.5 mn Pakistanis need flood aid


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Over 2.5 million people affected by floods in Pakistan are in desperate need of food, drinking water and sanitation facilities, the UN has said.According to Humaira ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Racism still prevalent in South Africa: Minister


September 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Sep 9 (IANS) Racism still prevails in South Africa's private sector, with some companies in the country monopolising the infrastructure, a minister has revealed to state-run news agency BuaNews.Public ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

12 mn across the world have no citizenship: UN


August 25th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Some 12 million people across the world do not have citizenship of any country, and are being denied basic human rights as a result, the UN ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN declares famine in two southern regions of Somalia


July 20th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday declared a famine in two regions of southern Somalia, namely due to the worst drought in decades.With millions of people in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Iran to speed up uranium enrichment


June 13th, 2011 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 13 (IANS) Iran has produced over 50 kg of 20-percent enriched uranium and would triple the output from the current level to supply fuel to the Tehran research ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

UAE to assist Tunisia’s deaf and dumb


March 30th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 30 (IANS/WAM) A United Arab Emirates (UAE) charity has offered assistance to a Tunisian institution for the deaf and dumb.The Khalifa bin Zayed Charity Foundation has provided the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britney Spears: All Set For A Cause


January 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There is finally hope for all women out there who want to look like Britney Spears. The buzz is doing the rounds that Spears is giving an opportunity for all her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Men’s Wear: The Basic Must Haves In A Man’s Wardrobe


January 7th, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Men and fashion have become as synonymous as women and fashion have been, since time immemorial. Today’s men have a need to look and feel as stylish as the women ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

English media lambast Ponting


December 28th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) The English media Tuesday lambasted Australian skipper Ricky Ponting for his lengthy outburst against umpires Aleem Dar and Tony Hill calling him "Rick as parrot" and his behaviour ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chocolate could be key to curing persistent cough


December 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (IANS) Chocolate could provide the key to tackling a persistent cough.Researchers are carrying out the final stages of clinical trials on a drug that contains theobromine, an ingredient in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ratebeer.com rates Olde English 800 as worst beer ever


October 21st, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 21 (ANI): A new study has rated the 'Olde English 800' as the worst beer ever.A research conducted by Ratebeer.com showed that thousands of beer fans voted for 'Olde ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE, Unicef combine for Pakistan health campaign


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Unicef Thursday signed a deal to carry out a vaccination programme for over 850,000 Pakistani women. The partnership, between UAE's Red ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

U.S. State Deparment, Proctor and Gamble team up to provide water kits to Pakistani flood victims


September 20th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. State Department on Monday announced that, along with Proctor and Gamble (P&G), it has begun a $2 million effort to provide water purification kits to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italy offers 80 mn euros to flood-hit Pakistan


September 10th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 10 (IANS/AKI) Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini said Italy will grant flood-devastated Pakistan 80 million euros ( around $101 million) in relief. The money follows the 4.5 million euros ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chhattisgarh cops save injured Maoist by donating blood (Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) In a rare gesture, two Chhattisgarh policemen donated blood to save the life of a Maoist who sustained a bullet injury during a gunfight in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chhattisgarh cops donate blood to save Maoist


August 31st, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) In a noble gesture, Chhattisgarh policemen donated blood to save the life of a Maoist who sustained a bullet injury in the state's restive Bastar region, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit MP Khalid Mahmood warns cricket scandal could hit aid appeals for Pak flood victims


August 31st, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): A British Member of Parliament, Khalid Mahmood, has warned that the cricket spot fixing scandal could affect aid for the victims of floods that have ravaged Pakistan, and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak preferred politics to citizen’s welfare on Indian flood assistance package: Editorial


August 31st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 31(ANI): The Pakistan government had given precedence to political considerations over the welfare of the flood-affected people when it was undecided about India's five million-dollar flood assistance package, an editorial ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cricket scandal could hit flood aid for Pakistan


August 31st, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) The match fixing scandal could hit aid for victims of floods that have ravaged Pakistan, feared a British MP who added that it was "absolutely the worst thing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan asks 400,000 people to evacuate


August 26th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistan ordered nearly half a million people to evacuate three towns in Sindh province Thursday as rising floods threatened further havoc in the southern part of the country. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN chief to discuss Pakistan floods with General Assembly


August 19th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 18 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon plans to meet with the UN General Assembly Thursday to discuss the response to the devastating floods in Pakistan that have affected ... Read more...

Posted in World |

My childhood has crept into my book: PM’s daughter (Interview) (With Image)


August 16th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Daman Singh, the novelist daughter of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, says her new book is about lost innocence and how childhood as an experience ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Half million people affected in Pakistan floods (Lead)


August 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) More than 500,000 people have been evacuated in Pakistan's Sindh province as floods continue to wreak havoc in the country, killing at least 1,600 people, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

“60 Minutes” Reports About The Research To Grow Body Parts From Human Cells


July 26th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is finally a ray of hope for those who are in desperate need of an organ transplant after a body part has failed functioning due ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Health Science |

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