drop in the ocean

India offers $100 mn to improve Nigeria’s power supply

June 24th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, June 24 (IANS) India is offering a helping hand to Nigeria in the country's bid to generate enough electricity to meet the ever-growing demand in Africa's most populous nation.... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Putin urges tougher migration policy for Russia

January 27th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 27 (IANS) Russia should toughen its migration policy and continue to maintain a visa-free regime with former Soviet republics, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Thursday."Russia is not going ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Forget .coms, your name alone can be an internet address

August 14th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Forget confusing web addresses! Soon if you just type SBI on your browser you can to go to the web site of the State ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Being a mother changes everything, says Milla Jovovich

September 8th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 8 (ANI): Milla Jovovich's first priority in life is her three-year-old daughter Ever with husband Paul W S Anderson, revealed the actress.The 'Afterlife' actress admits her priorities have completely altered ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Iran’s militant training camps “a drop in ocean” compared to Pak ones

March 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran (Iran), Mar 22(ANI): Amidst reports that Iranian security officials are training Afghan militants to carry out terror attacks, it is being claimed there were only modest training camps in that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Relief teams helping Haiti’s traumatised quake victims (Lead)

January 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince/Sao Paulo, Jan 14 (DPA) A mammoth relief operation slowly picked up Thursday in a race against time to help survivors of the earthquake that devastated the Haiti capital of Port-au-Prince. Relief teams ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN starts food distribution in Haiti

January 14th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Jan 14 (DPA) Small scale food distributions were underway in Haiti, UN officials said Thursday, while warning of health threats to the vulnerable population of the Caribbean nation. "Food distribution started yesterday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Austerity measures not to compromise security: Mukherjee

September 19th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Austerity measures the government has introduced are not at the cost of security for top leaders, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee clarified here Saturday. "So far as the austerity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

QB Kerry Collins Puts Up Good Fight Against Steelers

September 11th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
Tennessee Titans on Thursday lost against Steelers13-10, albeit Titan's QB Kerry Collins displayed his skills on the field.However, missing 2 major field goals and incurring several penalties did not help ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Give us more aid or else… : Zardari

May 17th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Alif Zardari says if he doesn't get billions of dollars in aid, the people in the country's restive northwest will turn against his government. Describing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

35 child workers rescued from leather sweatshops in Delhi

February 10th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Next time you go shopping and are looking up fancy bags and shoes, remember these may be products of labour of hapless children - like the 35 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A life blacks out - and lights up two lives

September 9th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) When Aditya Rao, the 10-year-old son of a garment manufacturer in the capital, died unexpectedly last January after wrong treatment for tonsillitis by a private hospital, his ... Read more...

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MPs fear riots in Britain due to rampant immigration

July 16th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 16 (ANI): Rapid immigration has damaged community relations in parts of England and is the single biggest cause of public concern, an influential group of MPs have warned.They ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bank interest cuts will not benefit house hunters

February 23rd, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
By Abhijit Deb and Prabhat Sharan Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The euphoria over banks cutting prime lending rates (PLR) may not spill over to the realty market as bankers and realty firms say ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Immigrants to fund British schools and hospitals’

February 20th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Opposition groups Wednesday slammed reported British government proposals to hike immigration application fees in order to raise 15 million pounds that would help fund schools in Britain. Proposals ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ayurvedic practitioners seek to be abreast of modern medicine

February 19th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
By Ravi Khandelwal Jalandhar, Feb 19 (ANI): Ayurveda, which is one of the oldest and most holistic medical systems, suffered a setback during Medieval and British rule in India. But, institutions like, Dayanand ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Expect people-friendly budget ahead of 2009 elections

February 17th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Sushma Ramachandran Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government is gearing up to present its last budget before the general election and there is no doubt that "please-all" is going to be the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab takes to renewable energy

December 23rd, 2007 - 8:17 pm ICT by admin
By Sunil Sharma / Karan KapoorChandigarh, Dec 23 (ANI): While global warming takes the centre-stage on the world arena, Punjab has taken a lead by endorsing renewable energy sources for a ... Read more...

Posted in National |