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Michelle Obama meets with gurdwara victims


August 24th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Reaching out to the Sikh community, US first lady Michelle Obama met with families of those killed in the Aug 5 massacre at the gurdwara in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thousands of skeletons found in London pit


August 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Thousands of skeletons found in a mass grave in London were of people who died due to climatic changes after a 13th century volcanic eruption, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Honda Motor quarterly net profit surges


July 31st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 31 (IANS) Automaker Honda's profit in the second quarter this year surged to 131.72 billion yen ($1.7 billion) on brisk car sales in major global markets.For the April-June ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fat levels in blood may lead to Alzheimer’s


July 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Higher levels of a certain fat in the blood called ceramides may elevate a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a US study says."Our study identifies ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US economy grows at modest pace


July 19th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) The US economy expanded at a "modest to moderate pace" in June and early July, but the employment situation only improved at a "tepid" pace, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reading completes Pogrebnyak signing


July 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has joined English Premier League side Reading after receiving a British work permit, the club said.Pogrebnyak, who spent the second ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Karnataka opposes shifting air show out of Bangalore


July 4th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) The Karnataka government has opposed shifting the biennial mega air show Aero India hosted at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base on Bangalore's outskirts out of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pogrebnyak agrees contract with Reading


June 30th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has agreed a contract with Reading, the English Premier League club said Saturday.The Russian is likely to join the newly-promoted ... Read more...

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Ganso rejects new Santos offer


June 28th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, June 28 (IANS) Brazil international midfielder Paulo Henrique Ganso has rejected an improved contract offer by his club Santos.The 22-year-old, currently tied to the Brazilian outfit until ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ozil has raised his game at Real: Loew


June 8th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil has raised his game under Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid, national team coach Joachim Loew said Friday.The 23-year-old has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Non oral contraceptives carry higher clot risks


May 11th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 11 (IANS) Certain non-oral hormonal contraceptives, skin patches, implants and vaginal rings carry a higher risk of serious blood clots than others, says a new study. Several studies ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Priest sex scandal shocks Poland


May 1st, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 1 (IANS) A priest in Poland, found guilty of having sex with a disabled 19-year-old girl who was entrusted in his care, has been sentenced to four years ... Read more...

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Coolest April in Delhi comes to end Monday (Second lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Monday saw a fitting end to the coolest April in past few years in Delhi with the maximum temperature staying two notches below the normal ... Read more...

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Nuclear power key to India’s development: Official


April 20th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Batting for upcoming nuclear power plants in the country, Principal Scientific Advisor to the union cabinet R. Chidambaram Friday said that nuclear energy will play ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US economy grows at steady pace: Fed


April 12th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 12 (IANS) The US economy continued to grow at a steady pace since February, with most manufacturers optimistic about the near-term economic outlook, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday.In ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Censoring takes 3D ‘Titanic’ fun out for Chinese


April 11th, 2012 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) While moviegoers flocked to cinemas in China to see the latest 3D version of James Cameron's epic movie "Titanic", many said they were disappointed that they ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Anna blames MPs for not passing Lokpal bill?


March 27th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Tuesday renewed his attack on MPs, asking who was responsible for not passing the Lokpal bill despite its introduction eight ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gurgaon down Noida in Louis Philippe Cup


March 9th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Eight times Asian tour winner Jyoti Randhawa beat top Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh to inspire DLF Gurgaon to a 3-0 win against Shubhkamna Noida in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mulayam Singh Yadav: the Phoenix rises again (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) He is diminutive but a never say die fighter, having learnt his skills as a young wrestler. On Tuesday, Mulayam Singh Yadav, aged 72, proved ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mulayam Singh Yadav: the Phoenix rises again


March 6th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) He is diminutive but a never say die fighter, having learnt his skills as a young wrestler. On Tuesday, Mulayam Singh Yadav, aged 72, proved ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Heartbeat to keep future pacemakers ticking


March 4th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) An unlikely source could keep cardiac pacemakers ticking in the future - the heartbeat itself, without the necessity of batteries. University of Michigan engineering researchers have ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Communist leader, 106, dead


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 3 (IANS) Iconic Marxist leader Brajamohan Jamatiya, one of the founders of the Communist movement in Tripura, has died, his family said. He was 106.Jamatia, a widower, died ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hockey Olympic qualifier: Final can be tight, but India should win (Preview)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) By design or by accident, India are playing France Sunday in a match that matters the most in the men's hockey qualifiers here for the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India’s men’s and women’s hockey teams chasing Olympic dream


February 17th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team will be striving to return to the Olympics in London after missing the Games for the first time in 80 years ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

My job is to communicate with the junior players: Ignace


February 10th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Ignace Tirkey was there in Santiago when eight times Olympic hockey champions missed qualifying for the Games in Beijing for the first time in 80 ... Read more...

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Reliance raises $1 billion through overseas bond issue


February 10th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Friday said its subsidiary, Reliance Holding USA, has issued bonds worth $1 billion to be used as capital expenditure."We are delighted to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heartbeats to keep pacemakers ticking


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) Aerospace engineers have developed a prototype that could power a pacemaker using chest cavity vibrations caused mainly by heartbeats. Though pacemakers require as little as a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pawar mulls quitting electoral politics


January 28th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Having lost not even one election in the 45 years of his political career so far, union minister and veteran politician Sharad Pawar has said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists establish fat as sixth human taste


January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the sixth basic taste that our tongues can detect -- fat -- after sweet, sour, salty, bitter and savoury. A team in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chennai to host Ranji Trophy final


January 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will host defending champions Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy final at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium Jan 19-23.Tamil Nadu have entered their first Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government creating subservient Lokpal: Jaitley (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Accusing the government of creating a "subservient" Lokpal, BJP leader Arun Jaitley Thursday stressed the need for a strong anti-graft ombudsman and indicated that ... Read more...

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BJP wants a strong Lokpal bill: Jaitley


December 29th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants a "strong" Lokpal bill and not the "weak" government version, Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India lacks product development for software: Sabeer Bhatia


December 20th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 20 (IANS) India has done a great job of developing the IT services business, but it has failed in world class product development for the software industry, says ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hedwall wins Women’s Indian Open golf, Sharmila top Indian


December 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 11 (IANS) Sweden's Caroline Hedwall struck a purple patch in the middle of her final round with four straight birdies to win the Hero Women's Indian Open here ... Read more...

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‘Zangoora’ monotonous, but worth all efforts: Hussain Kuwajerwala


December 7th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) He has been entertaining live audiences for a little over a year with "Zangoora: The Gypsy Prince". After completing 500 shows of the Bollywood musical, ... Read more...

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