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Distance makes heart grow fonder - does it? (Feature)

May 8th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) New Delhi-based Pritha Mishra, 25, is in a fix. Her boyfriend of five years has been beckoned to New York for a year-long assignment. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Five more fall prey to Karachi violence during last 12 hours

April 27th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 27(ANI): The ongoing wave of violence in Karachi has claimed at least five more lives during the last twelve hours.According to details, a 25-year old youth's dead body was recovered ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Raghu Ram gets burns for ‘Roadies’ (TV Snippets)

April 5th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Popular producer Raghu Ram, best known for his MTV show "Roadies", got burns while attempting a stunt he wanted to finalise for the contestants.The tough ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seven more fall prey to Karachi target killings

March 26th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar 26(ANI): The ongoing wave of target killings in the Pakistani metropolis claimed at least seven more lives on Friday.A nephew of Amir Khan, the jailed chairman of the Mohajir Qaumi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo: Finale With The Stars-Kapil And Mukti Take The Shield

December 18th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Comedy Circus Ka Jadoo finale was one of the most hilarious and amazingly funny shows ever to have been aired on the small screen.All the participants had the comic lines ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

In Sabarimala, donkey can hope for better times

November 5th, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 5 (IANS) Thanks to the judiciary, donkeys which ferry tonnes of foodstuff to the hill shrine at Sabarimala in Kerala, often falling ill and becoming prey to wild ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Afridi hopeful of positive end to spot-fixing saga

October 11th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistan's one-day and T20 captain Shahid Afridi hopes that the three cricketers reportedly involved in spot-fixing will come out clean in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Don’t fall prey to separatist design, army appeals to Kashmiris

September 17th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) The army Thursday appealed to people in the Kashmir Valley not to "fall prey to the designs" of the separatists, who plan to bring the people into confrontation ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Russians brood, but don’t fall into depression like Westerners: Study

July 14th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): A new study says that although Russians are pensive, they don't fall prey to depression like Westerners do."Russians focus more on their negative feelings than Americans do, but ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heat preys on Delhi birds

May 31st, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Nobel is thirsty and tired. The little dove is covered with ice cubes and being administered glucose at a hospital in Chandni Chowk where as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Complaints against overseas recruiters to be monitored’

May 28th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 28 (IANS) Complaints against illegal recruiting agents that have been gathering dust with the police department for years will be monitored by a high level committee, state NRI Affairs Commissioner ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Orissa bonded labourers rescue themselves from clutches of serfdom

May 6th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Koratpur (Orissa), May 6 (ANI): Over 11 elders including women and a couple of children hailing from Orissa's Koratpur District managed to save themselves from the clutches of serfdom in an obscure ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian banks on firm foot even after west’s collapse: Mukherjee

April 18th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Apr 18 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said Indian banks were on a firm footing, even as their global counterparts in western countries collapsed due ... Read more...

Posted in National |

14 states challenge Obama’s historic healthcare reforms

March 24th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Minutes after President Barack Obama signed sweeping health care reform legislation into law, 14 opposition Republican states went to court as the party vowed to do everything ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t fall prey to hollow promises: Sonia Gandhi

October 11th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jhajjar (Haryana), Oct 11 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday asked voters in Haryana not to fall prey to hollow promises being made by opposition parties. "What have the INLD (Indian National ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa business chamber criticises government’s ‘callous’ policies

September 11th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) In a scathing criticism of the state government's "callous" policies and "purposeless" high-expenditure projects, the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI) has warned that investors were losing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Swine Flu In India: 23 Fall Prey To H1N1

August 14th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
The occurrence of deaths related to the deadly and fast spreading H1N1 virus is reaching panicky figures in India. The Swine Flu 'scare' has already reached an epidemic saturation by late Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Goa hikes duty on liquor, casino entry fee

July 24th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 24 (IANS) The Goa government Friday proposed an increased tax on liquor and a higher entry fee for casinos, saying it hoped this would to keep the youth away from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Farah Khan is the face in fight against pneumococcal disease

July 16th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Well-known film director and choreographer Farah Khan is the face in the fight against pneumococcal disease in India, helping create awareness about this group of illnesses ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangalore teenagers welcome court ban on tobacco

June 30th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 30 (IANS) As more and more teenagers of India's IT hub Bangalore are falling prey to smoking, the Karnataka High Court order barring tobacco products' sale near schools and colleges ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government ready for talks with Lalgarh tribals, says Buddhadeb

June 18th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhatacharjee Thursday said the state government was ready to hold talks with tribals on their grievances, and appealed to the Lalgarh villagers not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ants that carry anti fungal bacteria could be key to advances in biofuels and antibiotics

March 30th, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 30 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that leaf-cutting ants that carry colonies of anti fungal bacteria on their bodies, contain a chemical which could help speed the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For Obama, its back to basics in Afghanistan: Expert

February 11th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): When he was not in office, Barack Obama committed himself to winning the war in Afghanistan, and now that he is the 44th President of the United States, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rabies vaccine to be included in immunisation programme

July 7th, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will soon include rabies vaccination in the government's routine immunisation programme as a large number of people in the state fall prey to this disease every ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kotak Bank chief warns Indian firms not to be too exuberant over foreign acquisitions

July 7th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Uday Kotak, the Managing Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank, one of India's top private sector banks, has cautioned Indian companies not to be too exuberant about buying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ex-ULFA militant’s family running a free school in Jorhat

May 27th, 2008 - 10:08 pm ICT by admin
By Vaschipem Kamondang Jorhat (Assam), May 27 (ANI): Various studies conducted on why militancy continues to thrive in Assam and other parts of North Eastern India have come to the conclusion that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Globalisation propagates trafficking, organ trade: study

May 26th, 2008 - 3:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (IANS) Globalisation may have wrought many positive changes in our lives, but it has also helped propagate evils like trafficking and organ trade, according to a new study. Some ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

She fights HIV in Manipur through disposable syringes

May 1st, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Distributing syringes among drug users may hardly seem like the right way to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS. But N. Nandadevi, a Manipur resident who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nine people over 50 years killed in India every day

April 22nd, 2008 - 8:23 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) At least nine people aged 50 years and above are murdered and many more fall prey to heinous crimes across the country every day, Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Benazir makes PPP candidates swear on the Quran

December 13th, 2007 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Nowshera, Dec 13 (ANI): PPP chairperson Benazir Bhutto made her party candidates swear on the Quran during the closed-door meeting that after their elections they would not indulge in horse-trading and would ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak arrests 11 more Indian fishermen

December 5th, 2007 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
Karachi, Dec 5 (ANI): A total of 11 fishermen were arrested by Pakistani maritime security forces and were handed over to police on Wednesday for allegedly fishing in Pakistan's territorial waters in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |