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Ronaldinho ready to face former Milan teammate Seedorf


August 18th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 18 (IANS) Former Brazil playmaker Ronaldinho said he will put his friendship with Clarence Seedorf aside when the former AC Milan teammates meet in Brazil's ... Read more...

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UAE to provide health services to Syrian refugees in Jordan


August 5th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 5 (IANS/WAM) A mobile hospital from the UAE will deliver therapeutic, surgical and preventive services to Syrian refugees in Jordan.The Emirates World Mobile Humanitarian Hospital will work ... Read more...

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Insurance industry need to innovate, simplify products: Study


August 5th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's insurance industry needs to innovate, simplify products and build trust amongst the customers through effective distribution claims management in order to ensure growth in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka tells troops to remain alert


August 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has urged its security forces to remain vigilant of groups both within and outside the country who may attempt to destabilise the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

World’s oldest clay pots found in China


June 30th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Archaeologists have found pottery fragments in China that are 20,000 years old, making them the world's oldest known specimens, it was reported here.Earlier theories have held ... Read more...

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New polio cases in Pakistan alarms WHO


June 10th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern over emergence of new polio cases in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, where around 150,000 children have reportedly not ... Read more...

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Brathwaite will be back, says Sammy


April 30th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 30 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has backed out-of-form teenage opener Kraigg Brathwaite to bounce back strongly after his axing from the cricket team's tour of England.The ... Read more...

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Protection of manufacturing major political consideration: Sharma


April 20th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Puerto Vallarta (Mexico), April 20 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma has said protection of the manufacturing sector is a major political consideration, even as India is trying to further integrate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran not an enemy of Russia: Minister


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Russia does not consider Iran an enemy, but opposes the country's development of nuclear arms, a Russian minister has said.Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov said Iran ... Read more...

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Let Sachin decide about retirement: Srikkanth


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's chief cricket selector Kris Srikkanth said it was for batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar to decide when he should end his international career.Calls for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tighter cultural norms frown on women as leaders


March 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 9 (IANS) Countries strictly upholding cultural norms are more likely on frown on women as leaders - unless those norms support equal opportunities for both sexes, says a ... Read more...

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Climate change triggers early grape ripening


February 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Climate change is causing the early ripening of grapes, latest research shows.Scientists attribute the fruit's ripening to climate warming and a decline in soil water content, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prophet never declared himself above law: Pakistan chief justice


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said the holy Prophet never declared himself above the law and his practice was not mere private conduct ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan, China trade to reach $10 bn: Zardari


February 1st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan and China are determined to increase their bilateral trade to $10 billion, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Both countries need to find new comfort zone ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Top US official appalled by purported Marine video


January 13th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta expressed outrage Thursday over a video that appears to show four Marines urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters ... Read more...

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Triangular contest on cards in most Punjab seats


December 25th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) As the Election Commission advanced the date of the elections for Punjab's 117 assembly seats to Jan 30, against the expected date of mid-February, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sri Lanka’s consumerism to grow in 2012: Report


December 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 10 (IANS) International market research company Nielsen expressed optimistic views on 2012 economic progress in Sri Lanka, noting that rapid growth and consumer spending would be seen.Nielsen, launching ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lifetime award in India a paradox: Filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier


November 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panjim, Nov 24 (IANS) French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier, who was honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony of the 42nd International Film Festival, terms it an "irony ... Read more...

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South-South cooperation to benefit LDCs: Report


November 17th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) South-South cooperation can be conducive to the emergence of an effective and stronger state in the least developed countries (LDCs), according to a latest report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Los Angeles wants to promote clean technology with India


November 17th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 17 (IANS) The Mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa, has highlighted the interest of America's second largest city in closely working with India, particularly in the area ... Read more...

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Match-fixing rampant in all countries: Former ICC investigator


November 16th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 16 (IANS) Paul Condon, the former head of the International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit, has blown the myth that match fixing is prevalent only in the sub-continent.In an ... Read more...

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100 world exhibitors at Mumbai cleanliness expo


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) With the cleaning industry in India registering 40-50 percent growth, around 100 exhibitors from all over the world will participate in the eighth edition of Clean ... Read more...

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Pakistan abets Afghan insurgents to limit Indian influence: US report


October 29th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) Pointing at insurgent safe havens in Pakistan as the biggest security threat, the US says Pakistan continues to tolerate and abet the insurgency in Afghanistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Motherhood alters brain functions


October 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Oct 25 (IANS) Motherhood causes alterations in brain functions that help mothers locate and communicate with their offspring, especially if they are in distress, says a study by Israeli ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jobs turns loser Apple into a big winner


October 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) In the 14 years since his return to Apple in 1997, Steve Jobs turned the company with a loss of more than $1 billion to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Flower bans Panesar from bowling to Tendulkar at nets


July 27th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has banned Monty Panesar from bowling to Sachin Tendulkar in the nets, after confirming that the England spinner helped the Indian ... Read more...

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Punjab to enact law to make youth read


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) The Punjab government will enact a new law that is designed to help inculcate an interest in reading amongst youngsters, a minister said here Thursday.Punjab Education ... Read more...

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Eritrea backs India for UN Security Council seat


June 8th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Hailing India's re-emergence as a global power, Eritrea, a country of over five million people in the Horn of Africa, has backed New Delhi's claim ... Read more...

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Scientists forecast irreversibly hotter summers


June 7th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Tropical regions are likely to experience irreversibly hotter summers within the next 20 to 60 years, warns a climatologist. "Large areas of the globe are likely ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

People have rested me: Karunanidhi


May 13th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) With the DMK routed in the 2011 assembly elections, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the party's president M. Karunanidhi Friday said the people have given him ... Read more...

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Antibiotics can control superbug: Expert


May 4th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 4 (IANS) Disciplined use of antibiotics can control the multi-drug resistant Delhi superbug, which created widespread controversy last month, a top microbiologist said here Wednesday."A superbug in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China’s economy threatened by country’s ageing population


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 3 (ANI): China's ageing population is likely to contribute to slower economic growth and higher inflation, according to analysts.The emergence of negative growth in the total working-age population, which some ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Real Madrid manager Mourinho planning swoop for Terry


April 27th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho has reportedly launched an ambitious bid to bring Chelsea skipper John Terry to Madrid this summer.According to the Daily Mail, Mourinho wants to reunite ... Read more...

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Dalglish wants summer spending at Liverpool to mount genuine title chase


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish has said the club faces its most crucial summer in years, and warned that the emergence of new players cannot be used as an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Berbatov could be leaving Man U for Seville


April 21st, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21(ANI): Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov could possibly move to Spanish club Sevilla in a cut-price 12 million pound deal.According to the Sun, Berbatov's contract will run out next ... Read more...

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