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German apex court ruling on EU debt will benefit India, says envoy


September 12th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Germany's apex court judgment upholding European Central Bank's decision to buy unlimited sovereign bonds of euro zone countries under financial stress will also benefit India, ... Read more...

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US Congressman campaigns to invite Narendra Modi


September 12th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Sep 12 (IANS) A US Congressman who has mounted a campaign to revoke the ban on an American visa for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi says in the ... Read more...

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Study reveals that recession is to be blamed for 1,000 suicides in UK


August 16th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Suicides are very delicate cases that need to be handled with care. When you know a person who wants to commit suicide you need to have knowledgeable ... Read more...

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Nitish attacks Modi as Shiv Sena backs Pranab (Roundup)


June 19th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's disguised attack on his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi opened a can of worms for the BJP-led NDA, with another ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pranab says he likes Rashtrapati Bhavan lawns!


May 25th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's cryptic comment about Rashtrapati Bhavan's extensive lawns and how he loves to walk has renewed speculation about the veteran leader's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP slams Sonia Gandhi’s comments


May 9th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday termed as a reflection of the Congress's frustration its party chief Sonia Gandhi's statement that it had ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sonia talks tough, tells MPs to avoid factionalism


May 9th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday asked her party MPs to avoid factionalism, fight the opposition as one "disciplined team" and speak in one voice ... Read more...

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Tata Sons denies management restructuring in group companies


April 27th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Tata Sons Friday said it has no plan to restructure the managements of group companies by promoting the non-executive vice chairmen to the post of ... Read more...

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India seeks framework to boost worker mobility with US


March 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Cautioning against "voices of protectionism", India has suggested creation of a framework to help increase the mobility of high skilled workers between India and the US ... Read more...

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Stepfather held in China for drowning kid


February 4th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 4 (IANS) A man in southwest China has been detained for allegedly drowning his two-year-old stepdaughter in a washing machine to collect life insurance payouts.Wang Bin, from Chongqing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bill Gates contributes $750 million to global AIDS fund


January 26th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by BNO News
DAVOS, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on Thursday announced his foundation will give $750 million to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria after ... Read more...

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Working moms happier than stay-at-home moms


December 13th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Moms who hold jobs are healthier and happier than those who stay at home during their children's infancy and pre-school years.Researchers analysed the National Institute for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mario Miranda, a chronicler of his times (Obituary)


December 11th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Like most cartoonists, Mario de Miranda appeared to be a serious, shy, no-nonsense but soft-spoken person to a first-time acquaintance, but gradually warmed up.Born in 1926, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Amid tough times, Citibank to cut 4500 jobs


December 7th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US banking giant Citigroup, led by Indian-American Chief Executive Vikram Pandit, is set to lay off about 4,500 employees over the next few months to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stampede kills 16 pilgrims, injures more than 50 in northern India


November 8th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by BNO News
HARIDWAR, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen Hindu pilgrims were killed on late Tuesday morning in a stampede during a religious ceremony in northern India, officials said. More than 50 others ... Read more...

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WTO will fight against protectionism: Lamy


October 18th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Chengdu (China), Oct 17 (IANS) World Trade Organisation (WTO) Director General Pascal Lamy Monday said the organisation will strive to prevent protectionist trends from strengthening during the current tumultuous economic ... Read more...

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`Pakistan’s central bank should control government spending’


October 10th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistan's central bank should find some way to control government spending as there is "no real way of ensuring an economic recovery" without that, said a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian American named business head in rich US county


September 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 14 (IANS) An Indian American with interests in media and the diamond business has been promoted as director of Business and Economic Development of Nassau County in New ... Read more...

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Senior editors meet Chavan over scribe’s murder


June 21st, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A delegation of senior editors Tuesday called on Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan in connection with the murder of senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey and handing over ... Read more...

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Journalist’s murder: Top editors to meet Chavan Tuesday


June 20th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) A delegation of senior editors will call on Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday to demand that the probe into senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing be handed ... Read more...

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ITC, Ruchi Soya among top 50 fastest growing consumer companies


April 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Two Indian firms - ITC Limited and Ruchi Soya - have been ranked 15th and 20th among the fastest growing consumer companies across the globe ... Read more...

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Chinese city tracks officials through GPS-enabled phones


April 13th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) The local government of a major Chinese city now tracks down the whereabouts of its officials using GPS-enabled phones. An official is asked where he is ... Read more...

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JD -U wants agriculture, farmer-friendly Union Budget


February 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Feb 27 (ANI): Ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget 2011-12, Janata Dal-United (JD -U) chief Sharad Yadav on Sunday said his party wanted an agriculture and farmer-friendly budget. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mukherjee to present Budget 2011 with focus on infrastructure, tax liability


February 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.27 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will present the Union Budget 2011-12 proposals in Parliament on Monday, and it is anticipated that its focus will be on infrastructure and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jobless spouse can affect partner’s performance


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Stresses of an unemployed spouse can hurt the job performance of the partner but ignoring the stresses of a spouse's job search does not bode well for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Labour lawmaker demands Oz Govt explanation on move to seek skilled Indian migrants


January 21st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.21 (ANI): A Labour Party lawmaker in Australia has sought a clarification from Prime Minister Julia Gillard about an Indian newspaper report that suggested that Canberra is seeking more skilled migrants, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Detroit bus driver suspended for driving with passenger on lap


January 15th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A bus driver in Detroit has been suspended for 30 days after a cell phone video emerged, which showed him operating the bus with a woman passenger sitting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

GOP presidential hopeful Pawlenty says Palin is a “force of nature”


January 8th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty, who is considering contesting the 2012 presidential elections, has said that he has "a long way to go" to match the recognition ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindus say ‘model’ Royal wedding might bolster dwindling institution of marriage


January 6th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Jan 6 (ANI): Hindus have commended the "model" wedding planned for Prince William and Catherine Middleton of United Kingdom, saying that it might help uplift the institution of marriage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

RIM denies allegations of ‘installing a network data analysis system’ in India


December 31st, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Research In Motion (RIM) has denied an Indian media report that said the company has offered to install a network data analysis system at its India office ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Under-funded IAEA struggling to cope, say experts


November 29th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.29 (ANI): A former deputy director of the IAEA, the United Nations nuclear watchdog, has expressed concern over the poor amount of funds available to the organisation, and warned that if ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bosses of Scot firms won’t attend office party so staff can relax


November 27th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Bosses of a few Scottish firms have agreed not to attend the annual office party so as to create a more "relaxed" atmosphere for their staff.Glasgow Chamber of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

66pc Brits worry about finances but don’t do anything about it


November 22nd, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that nearly two-thirds of the British are worried about their finances, but most of them fail to take steps to improve their situation. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, happiness index would measure Britons’ mood


November 15th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): The British government are reportedly planning to start measuring people's psychological and environmental Wellbeing, in an attempt to be among the first countries to officially monitor happiness.Despite ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A story is spun out of an Obama suit


November 10th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 10 (IANS) An ad taken by an Indian firm showing US President Barack wearing one of its suits has spawned a story about how the company is trying ... Read more...

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