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Shinde to consult states on contentious issues like NCTC


September 10th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhil, Sep 10 (IANS) Conscious of the contentious nature of Telangana statehood issue and plans for the national anti-terror hub, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday steered clear of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Terror attack doubles damage’


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 2 (IANS) A terror attack often strikes twice - snuffing out lives and later shaping our response to the event, which could be as damaging as the first, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UAE to provide $136mn food aid for Yemen


June 4th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will provide food aid worth 500 million dirhams (about $136 million) to the Yemeni people.This follows President Khalifa bin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Assam industry bats for tea as national drink


May 19th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) Although the union government has voiced reservations, Assam's tea bodies are insisting that tea be declared the country's national drink.Minister of State for Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Plastic waste in ocean can harm environment, says study


April 26th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Tonnes of plastic waste that are shoved into the ocean could impact the environment, says a case study.Working on a research sailboat gliding over the Pacific ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Urban populations expected to grow in Asia, Africa: UN


April 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 6 (IANS) The 2011 version of a UN report on urbanization has projected that there will be significant increases in population in cities on the Asian and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cuba develops mathematical models to fight dengue


March 24th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, March 24 (IANS) Cuba has developed mathematical models to help fight dengue, a media report said Friday.Experts from Havana's Pedro Kouri Tropical Medicine Institute developed the models.Spearheaded by young ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

President greets nation on spring New Year


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday greeted the people of the country on the new year festivals of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexico’s imports of Chinese-made shoes surge


March 16th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 16 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's imports of Chinese-made shoes climbed 151 percent in January, a month after compensatory quotas on those consumer goods expired, an official said.In response, shoe ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mauritius will find solution on tax evasion: Mauritius minister (Interview)


February 12th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Mauritius will find a mutually satisfactory solution with India to the misuse of a bilateral treaty by investors to evade taxes, a senior minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s SMEs welcome 100 percent FDI in single-brand retail


January 27th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Welcoming the government's decision to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment in single-brand retail, India's small and medium enterprises (SMEs) say the mandatory 30 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kite flying always excited me: Dilip Kumar (Movie Snippets)


January 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) While the nation celebrated Makar Sankranti and Pongal Sunday, veteran actor Dilip Kumar recalled the time when he used to spend festive day flying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ministers’ sacking part of Mayawati’s image make-over exercise


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 2 (IANS) The sacking of 10 ministers in so many days by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has not only created a record of sorts but is ... Read more...

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Pakistan set to assume UNSC seat


January 1st, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Pakistan is set to begin a two-year term as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council.Pakistan was elected to the 15-nation Security Council in October ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scattered Mizos must live in unity, says Lal Thanhawla


December 12th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 12 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla Monday stressed that Mizo people living in various regions, including Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and neighbouring Myanmar, must live in unity for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

First flight of Haj pilgrims arrives in Srinagar


November 30th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) The first flight of pilgrims who performed the holiest Muslim pilgrimage of Haj this year reached here Wednesday.Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah received the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nitish backs Mayawati plan to split Uttar Pradesh


November 16th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday came out in support of Mayawati's plan to divide Uttar Pradesh into four states."I am always a supporter of smaller ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Turkey launches military operations in northern Iraq


October 21st, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
ANKARA, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- The government of Turkey on Thursday launched a military operation against Kurdish rebels in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq, officials said on Friday.The announcement comes after clashes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Libya’s NTC fails to agree on interim government


September 19th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Sep 19 (IANS) Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has failed to reach an agreement on an interim government, as some members could not solve their differences, Xinhua reported.The NTC ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China needs half a million traditional doctors


September 14th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) China needs over half a million professionals trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) over the next five years, a government report has revealed.Traditional Chinese medicine is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

HCL Bridge: Delhi teams do well on Day one


September 9th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Sep 8 (IANS) Delhi teams Dhampur Sugar Mills and Maya Meera Sneha performed well to be placed first and second respectively after the fourth round of the team event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Forest trees retain memories of their origin


July 12th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 12 (IANS) Trees may not be all that different from humans when it comes to certain memories about their origins. And they could, therefore, respond to stress situations ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A travel show that explores Indian men!


June 8th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Most travel shows tread the beaten path but here's one that is definitely different. "What's With Indian Men?" features supermodel Indrani Dasgupta and actress Sugandha Garg ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cinema, cricket will always be a unifier: Amitabh


April 5th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The euphoria around India's World Cup victory has still not sunk in, says Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who believes that there is no greater ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

North-east spring festival: A cultural extravaganza


March 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur, Mar 26 (ANI): The five-day long North East Spring Festival, recently organized in Dimapur city of Nagaland was a grand affair that showcased some of the best folk art forms of ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Maharashtra eyes power self-sufficiency in 2012


March 21st, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Maharashtra will achieve self-sufficiency in power supply and will be free of load-shedding by December 2012, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said here Monday."Currently, the demand for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mums, not dads, pass on Alzheimer’s risk: Study


March 1st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1(ANI): A new study has suggested that a person is more likely to inherit Alzheimer's disease from his/her mother than his/her father.In general, people who have first-degree relatives with Alzheimer's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Help at hand for young entrepreneurs


March 1st, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Ritika Jha Chandigarh, March 1 (IANS) For those struggling to establish small and medium-scale businesses, there is good news. Hands-on financial and technical aid will be made available to budding entrepreneurs in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tales of love and reunion at a kite fest


January 13th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar Ahmedabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Love soars like kites. And sure enough, tales of friendship and sweet reunion fill the air as kite flyers from across the world mingle at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Finally, a memorial to honour India’s indentured workers


January 9th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Finally a memorial will be inaugurated here Jan 11 to honour the millions of Indian indentured workers who were taken to work in plantations in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kashmir interlocutors visit Poonch


December 19th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch, Dec 19 (ANI): The three interlocutors appointed by the Central Government to talk to a cross section of society and various communities in three different regions of Jammu and Kashmir, visited ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tripura capital Agartala hosts northeast students national integration program


December 8th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec.8 (ANI): Over 1500 students from eight northeastern states recently took part in a three-day-long Northeastern Students National Integration Movement program.They also participated in a peace march in the city ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manipur promotes unity, oneness through Imphal national integration camp


December 7th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), Dec.7 (ANI): Manipur capital Imphal recently played host to a national integration camp, which aimed to promote unity and oneness among youth of different regions across the country.Over 150 young ... Read more...

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Pushpanjali Dutta blends Assam’s traditional, contemporary designs


December 1st, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Golaghat District (Assam), Dec.1 (ANI): Pushpanjali Dutta, a budding fashion designer from Golaghat District in Assam, has gained fame for effectively blending traditional and contemporary Assamese designs in her creations.Dutta, 29, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jacqueline Fernandez Interacts With The TEEN OF THE YEAR 2010 Participants


November 29th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
  November 29, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Stage all set for Teen of the Year 2010 Pageant The Teenager magazine in association with Habitat for Humanity India is conducted this event with the theme of ... Read more...

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