early august

AAI relaxes deadline for Patna airport till Oct 31


September 18th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) In a big relief to the Bihar government, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has allowed operations of large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing ... Read more...

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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 |

Venezuela confirms start-up of oil exploration off Cuba


September 6th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Lecheria (Venezuela), Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) State-owned oil giant Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA, has started exploring for oil in deepwater areas off Cuba, Oil and Mining Minister Rafael Ramirez said."It ... Read more...

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Space centre chief loses job over failed launches


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed Vladimir Nesterov as general director of the Khrunichev Space Center, the state press service reported Monday.The Russian space industry ... Read more...

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Obama, Romney locked in close race: polls


August 25th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney remain locked closely in the race for the White House, according to two new polls released ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia urges new UN envoy to stick to Syria peace plan


August 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia hopes that Lakhdar Brahimi, the new UN-Arab League representative for Syria, will follow Kofi Annan's peace plan, the Geneva accords and UN Security Council ... Read more...

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Poland wants to build own missile defence


August 12th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland wants to build its own missile defence system with help from France and Germany, the Polish press agency reported Saturday."We want it (missile defence ... Read more...

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Chargesheet soon in ex-Marxist leader’s murder


July 14th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, July 14 (IANS) With close to 70 people accused in the murder of former Marxist leader T.P. Chandrasekharan, Kerala Police will start work Monday on the chargesheet expected to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fluminense playmaker Neves out for two months


May 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 31 (IANS) Fluminense announced they will be without former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves for at least two months.Neves will undergo surgery on his injured left ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South Korea not mulling ban on short selling


May 18th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 18 (IANS) South Korea is not mulling ban on short selling of non-financial stocks despite resurfacing concerns over Europe's debt crisis, a senior financial regulator said Friday."Ban on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pre-season overseas tour has double edges: Wenger


May 5th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Arsenal Football Club manager Arsene Wenger feels there are both advantages and disadvantages in the pre-season overseas tour especially in a major tournament year.The English ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

RBI may revise inflation projection


December 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 8 (IANS) Stating that it had already factored in rupee depreciation and soaring crude oil prices into its projection of 7 percent overall inflation by March next year, ... Read more...

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Pawar, Patel meet Sonia Gandhi


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief and union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi at her 10 Janpath residence here. He ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wall Street up on European hopes, bank rally


October 19th, 2011 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 19 (IANS) The US stocks ended sharply higher Tuesday amid strong performance in financial sector and news that European policymakers were planning a two-trillion-euro fund, Xinhua reported. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Post Anna, support for government dips: poll


September 14th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the Anna Hazare campaign against corruption, as many as 74 percent of respondents say they are dissatisfied with the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Sonia back in Delhi after surgery


September 8th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi returned home Thursday after undergoing surgery for an undisclosed ailment in the US but it wasn't clear when she will ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence at 28-month low


August 31st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) The confidence of US consumers in the country's economy fell sharply in August and reached its lowest level since April 2009, authorities reported Tuesday, attributing ... Read more...

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Congress seeks judicial probe in Dantewada killing


August 18th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress Thursday sought a judicial inquiry into killing of a village head allegedly by para-military troopers in a staged shootout earlier this month."The Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Lawyer wants charges dropped against Indian-American student


August 12th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Lawyers for an Indian-American student accused of spying on his roommate's same-sex liaison with a webcam have asked a court to drop charges against him, saying ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arctic ice melting: Russian meteorologists


August 7th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Arctic is getting warmer at a fast pace with the Russian Arctic sector's ice areas reducing to "historically low levels", the Russian meteorological bureau has ... Read more...

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Raj Kapoor under-recognised filmmaker in North America : Toronto fest official (With Images)


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Legendary actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor's films have been a feast of cinematic excellence and are extremely popular not only in India but in other parts of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sri Lanka tries to buy top Kiwis for T20 comp


January 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.16 (ANI): Several of New Zealand's biggest-hitting cricketers have been given yet another opportunity to line their pockets with wads of dollars after receiving approaches to take part ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Murthy’s Catamaran not to exit SKS due to lock-in norm


October 26th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 26 (IANS) Catamaran Venture Fund, set up by Infosys Technologies Ltd chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy, will stay invested in the troubled SKS Microfinance Ltd due to the statutory lock-in period ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Snooki says she hasn’t had sex in 3 months


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): 'Jersey Shore' star Nicole Pollizi, a.k.a Snooki, has revealed that she has been sex deprived for at least 3 months.Despite her hard-partying, the single starlet, 22, revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lidsay Lohan violates probation, sentenced to 30 days in jail


September 25th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Actress Lindsay Lohan on Friday was ordered by a court judge to jail without setting bail after violating her probation.Lohan, 24, who will be jailed immediately, is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan faces major hunger crisis: NGO


September 19th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 19 (ANI): The world's leading independent NGO for kids - Save the Children- has warned that Pakistan faces a major hunger crisis, as the number of acutely malnourished children is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

At least 600,000 homeless in south Mexico after floods


September 9th, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Unusual rainfall in the recent weeks have flooded several eastern and southern states in Mexico, forcing at least 600,000 people from their houses, officials said.Rainfall was the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

South Korean woman gets driver’s licence on 960th try


September 4th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 4 (IANS) A 69-year-old South Korean woman took the driver's test a record 960th times before she finally got her licence, a media report said. Cha Sa-soon lives alone in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michael Douglas Joins ‘Stand Up 2 Cancer’


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The famous Hollywood actor Michael Douglas was recently diagnosed with a tumor in his throat. The actor has decided to be a part of the Telethon ... Read more...

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One in five Americans thinks Obama is a Muslim: Survey


August 19th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19(ANI): A new survey has found that nearly one in five Americans incorrectly believe that President Barack Obama is a Muslim.Obama's religion, like his place of birth, has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

North Korea urges South to create peaceful atmosphere to resolve disputes


August 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): North Korea on Tuesday urged South Korea to create peaceful atmosphere in a bid to resolve disputes between the two countries."The South Korean authorities conducted the largest-ever ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Toll reaches over 800 in Pakistan floods (Lead)


July 31st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (DPA) The death toll in floods rose to 837 Saturday as rescue workers tried to reach tens of thousands of people stranded in north-western Pakistan, officials said. Rivers bloated by ... Read more...

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Pakistan floods toll tops 670


July 31st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (DPA) The death toll in floods rose to 672 Saturday as rescue workers tried to reach thousands of people stranded in north-western Pakistan, officials said. Rivers bloated by monsoon rains ... Read more...

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Man U ‘retains’ Vidic with whopping 18-mn pound deal


July 24th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 24 (ANI): Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic has agreed to stay at Manchester United for a whopping 18 million pounds, ending Jose Mourinho's bid to lure him to Real Madrid.United ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Will Himesh, Hashmi Take To Fear Factor?


July 21st, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The cricketers are out as Colors chases 13 hunks from different fields for "Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi', special edition. Himesh Reshammiya and Emraan Hashmi ... Read more...

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