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Depression, anxiety affects every society: Study


July 24th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that depression and anxiety affects every society and country in the world, debunking old theories that only Westerners get depressed.The findings come from ... Read more...

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Styles gets another tattoo


July 20th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Harry Styles, member of musical band One Direction, has got inked for the third time.The 18-year-old singer has got an alphabet 'A' carved at the bend ... Read more...

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LeT now more dangerous than Al Qaeda: US expert


July 10th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) With Al Qaeda on the ropes, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), with the help of its Pakistani backers, is now probably the most dangerous terror group in the world, ... Read more...

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Warmer waters prime fish species for more sperm


April 11th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 11 (IANS) Warmer waters can spike the reproductive capacity of the 'pest' fish known as gambusia and also invest them with faster swimming speeds, says a new study ... Read more...

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GOPIO plans global Gadar centennial in 2013


March 15th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) is organizing the Gadar Centennial Commemoration, the 100th anniversary of the Gadar Movement to liberate India from ... Read more...

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Goa expats want total change of political blood


March 1st, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 1 (IANS) Goan expats across the continents of Europe, Australia and America are calling for a "total change of blood" in Goa's political system ahead of assembly elections ... Read more...

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‘Largest’ immigration firm on police radar


February 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Claiming to be the "world's largest immigration group", the multi-billion rupee WorldWide Immigration Consultancy Services (WWICS) here is under the police scanner after it was found ... Read more...

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Goan NRIs campaign against illegal mining


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) The Goan diaspora worldwide is spearheading a campaign to shame the state and central authorities into reining in illegal and indiscriminate mining in Goa, timing it ... Read more...

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Coconut trees, the next adventure sport platform?


October 24th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 24 (IANS) Coconut trees possess great potential as a platform for adventure sports in Goa, a state known primarily for beach tourism, a top adventure sports professional said. Adventure ... Read more...

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Twelve nations to vie for Rs.2 crore World Kabaddi Cup


June 19th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh June 19 (IANS) The second edition of the World Kabaddi Cup will be held at multiple venues across Punjab in October-November with teams from 12 countries fighting for the ... Read more...

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Malayalam IPTV channel launched for expatriates


May 11th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 11 (IANS) BVJS Communications Wednesday announced the launch of Malayalam IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) for non-resident Keralites (NRKs).The new IPTV will distribute most of the Malayalam channels from ... Read more...

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Tibetans wait for their next Kalon Tripa


April 25th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 25 (IANS) The Tibetan community is abuzz with excitement and anticipation ahead of the April 27 crucial election result of the next Kalon Tripa, or the prime minister-in-exile, ... Read more...

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Polling on to elect new Tibetan PM


March 20th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) Even as Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama rejected appeals to reconsider his decision to hang his boots, voting to elect the next Kalon Tripa or ... Read more...

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North American Tour Dates Announced for Katy Perry


January 21st, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The announcement has been made: Katy Perry's 'California Dreams 2011 World Tour' is due to start in North America during the summer.Beginning in Atlanta, Georgia, the tour will ... Read more...

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Technopark IT firm signs $25 mn distribution deal


January 10th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) Technopark-based firm Artin Dynamics Monday signed an agreement with Mivire Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd (MCS) to distribute a power saving product in Britain in a $25 million deal.Artin ... Read more...

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London


December 7th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.7 (ANI): The founder of the whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, has been arrested by the Metropolitan Police on charges of assaulting two women.The 39-year-old Australian has denied allegations that he ... Read more...

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Afghanistan tops worldwide asylum seekers list


November 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 28 (ANI): Afghanistan has been named as the world's top country for asylum seekers, ahead of Iraq and Somalia, according to statistics compiled by the U.N. High Commissioner for ... Read more...

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Asin Wowed By Her Schoolmates On Her Birthday


October 28th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It was Asin's birthday on Oct 26th, and a special one at that. Reason being that her friends from all over the globe have paid her ... Read more...

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Study-abroad students increase alcohol consumption


October 11th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11 (ANI): New research from University of Washington has revealed that studying abroad is more like a prolonged spring break for some students - it can be months with fewer ... Read more...

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AirAsia offers 20 percent off on all flights


September 13th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia Monday said it will offer 20 percent discount on all seats on all flights for bookings made from Sep 14-19. "Guests will be able ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s Monster Ball Tour To Earn $200 Million


August 21st, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Lady Gaga is going to earn a huge amount of about $200 million from her "Monster Ball Tour', assumed by the Billboard. The tour, which started on ... Read more...

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Mazda to recall about 290,000 cars in Europe, Australia


August 19th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Aug 19 (DPA) Japanese carmaker Mazda Motor Corp is to recall some 288,000 vehicles over possible loss of power steering in major overseas markets including Europe and Australia, increasing the number ... Read more...

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Eating salami, sausages ups heart disease, diabetes risk


May 18th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Eating processed meats like salami, sausages and hot dogs is likely to up heart disease and diabetes risk, says a new study. Processed meat is defined as any meat ... Read more...

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‘Sausage not steak’ raises risk of heart disease


May 18th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Eating processed meat such as sausages raises the likelihood of heart disease, while red meat does not seem to be as harmful, researchers from the Harvard School of ... Read more...

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India targets over $1 billion organic product exports


May 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) As consumers' preference for organic products grows steadily worldwide, India is targeting exports of over $1 billion of such products in the next five years, Commerce Secretary ... Read more...

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Punjab B-school gets US accreditation


February 10th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) Punjab-based Aryans Business School (ABS) has become the first B-school in the region to get membership of US-based accreditation body 'Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business' (AACSB). The ... Read more...

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UK is Europe’s most violent crime capital: European Commission


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): A European Commission research has revealed that the United Kingdom has one of the highest rates of violence in the world, making it the violent crime capital of ... Read more...

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Bombardier bags world’s biggest streetcar deal


July 1st, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 1 (IANS) Canada's Bombardier, which is the third largest civilian aircraft maker and global leader in rail transportation, Tuesday announced the world's biggest sale of rail streetcars. The Montreal-based Bombardier, which ... Read more...

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England cricketers to train in Belgium for Ashes


June 26th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) The England cricket team is all set to chug along to Belgium on the Eurostar to get battle hardened for the first Ashes Test starting July 8 in ... Read more...

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Rush to India, PwC tells global companies


February 19th, 2009 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 19 (IANS) Engineering and construction companies should rush to India as it offers huge opportunities for their future growth, says a new report by professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). The report ... Read more...

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Two Hindu activists arrested for attacking foreigners in Tamil Nadu


January 19th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) Two Hindu activists were arrested in Thiruvannamalai town of Tamil Nadu Monday for attacking foreigners following a dispute over rituals performed at a marriage, a police official said."Trouble ... Read more...

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Finish off Pakistan to finish terrorism: Ashok Singhal


December 23rd, 2008 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Finish off Pakistan to finish terrorism, Vishwa Hindu Parishad international president Ashok Singhal said here Tuesday, adding, "we need brave leaders, not cowards".Singhal told mediapersons: "Even the US, ... Read more...

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In southern India, a magnet for seekers of spirituality (Feature)


November 26th, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvannamalai, Nov 26 (IANS) Not many beyond Tamil Nadu know that every full moon day, this temple town attracts over 300,000 Indian and foreign visitors who come to trek 14 km clockwise ... Read more...

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US, Europe, Australia to jointly inspect Indian drug factories


July 10th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 10 (IANS) With countries like India and China making an increasing share of the active ingredients in medications, the US is joining Europe and Australia to inspect overseas ... Read more...

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Hordes of visitors throng mango festival in Delhi


July 5th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 5 (ANI): Mouth-watering varieties of mangoes from across the India are on display at the 20th Mango Festival. The three-day mango festival, which commenced on Friday, has been ... Read more...

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