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Under huge financial strain: Oil marketing companies


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three state-run oil marketing companies Sunday said they are under "huge financial strain" due to selling diesel, kerosene and cooking gas at subsidised rates and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BSP calls Congress anti-Dalit


October 16th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Taking strong exception to Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh's criticism of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for building her own statues and monuments, the ruling ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chaos marks run up to FIFA friendly


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) Even before the arrival of soccer magician Lionel Messi, there was utter chaos at the Salt Lake stadium Tuesday as the organisers of the Sep 2 ... Read more...

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Letter threatening Pakistani president found


August 27th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) A letter threatening to attack Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has been found in the court's parking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Supporting Hazare because ‘it’s cool’


August 24th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Among the hordes of youngsters thronging Ramlila Maidan to support Anna Hazare's fight against corruption, there are some who visit the place just to click ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Julia Roberts’ Lancome ad banned in Britain


July 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) A cosmetic advertisement featuring actress Julia Roberts has been banned in Britain after it was digitally altered to make her look flawless.The advertisement was banned after ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Farmers protest land acquisition in Uttar Pradesh’s Chandauli


May 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) Even as the Mayawati administration is grappling with the farmers' agitation in Bhatta and Parsaul villages of Greater Noida, a large group of farmers has risen ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ultra low calorie diet advert banned from TV for misleading viewers


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): An advertisement that allegedly led viewers to believe that the key to lose weight was through a diet involving a calorie intake of around a quarter of normal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Modern women not as shapely as they would like to think


February 21st, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) Almost half of British women mistakenly believe their figures match the ideal body shape desired by men. About 3,000 women were asked which fruit or vegetable best ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Half of modern Brit women are not as shapely as they would like to think


February 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): A survey has found that almost half of British women mistakenly believe they have figures that match the ideal body shape desired by men.About 3,000 women were ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Heroic’ Salmaan Taseer lived and died for secular Pakistan, says daughter


January 10th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 10 (ANI): Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, who was assassinated by his own bodyguard last Tuesday, "lived and died for Pakistan", his daughter Shehrbano Taseer has said."Everything he had, he invested ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Untrained man plays nine musical instruments together


December 28th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 28 (IANS) Siyaram, a small farmer in Uttar Pradesh, has created a unique musical instrument - a combination of nine different instruments including a steel plate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Anelka brands fellow French countrymen as racists


December 7th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): French striker Nicolas Anelka has branded his fellow countrymen small-minded racists.The Chelsea ace, who returns to France tomorrow for the Champions League clash with Marseille, said: "People said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NGO misusing its identity, warns rights panel


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India's apex human rights authority, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday alerted state governments on the misuse of its identity by an NGO with a similar ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Good governance has always been my goal: Mayawati


November 29th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 29 (IANS) Denying that she was trying to ape her Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati asserted Monday that providing good governance was her goal right from ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hrithik Roshan Does Not Believe In Throwing Starry Tantrums!


November 20th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The actor, whose film Guzaarish is releasing today, is very down-to-earth and does not believe in throwing starry tantrums. He considers himself like a daily laborer who works hard to earn ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Afghan peace talks only ‘informal’ so far due to shadowy Taliban leadership: Holbrooke


October 25th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington: Although there has been an upsurge in the number of high-level Taliban leaders showing interest in Afghan reconciliation process, the present talks are far from any formal negotiation due to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Demand for adequate security forces ignored: Mayawati


September 30th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati late Wednesday slammed the central government for not paying heed to the state's requirement of paramilitary forces in the wake of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stadium sting operation by Australian TV bogus: Police


September 22nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Delhi Police Wednesday said the sting operation by an Australian TV channel wherein its reporter walked into the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium reportedly with explosives was "bogus and ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner admits Viagra helped him maintain seven girlfriends


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 2 (ANI): Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner has revealed that he could not have had seven girlfriends had it not been for the sexual enhancement pill Viagra.Hefner, 84, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Smokeless tobacco damages DNA, key enzymes


June 17th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Smokeless tobacco's adverse effects are not just limited to the mouth, it can also damage the normal function of a key family of enzymes found in almost every ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Online dating similar to face-to-face meetings


March 4th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): People dating online behave similarly to those who meet face-to-face, researchers have found.Experts at the University of Kansas quizzed more than 5,000 participants in a national Internet matchmaking ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brian Mitchell Faked Mental Illness In Elizabeth Smart Trial


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eight years ago, Elizabeth Smart was allegedly snatched from the safety of her own bedroom at knifepoint, by Brian David Mitchell. She was then taken to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Florida man sentenced after a nutritional supplement scam


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – A Florida man was sentenced for a nutritional supplement scam, prosecutors said on Monday.Frank Sarcona, also known as Dave Johnson, 58, of Boca Raton, Florida defrauded more ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kim Kardashian doesn’t follow “Cookie Diet”


December 25th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has asked "Cookie Diet" bosses to remove a link from their website that suggests she uses the product.The glamour girl has written to Dr. Sanford Siegal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Panama “alien” revealed to be a dead, bloated sloth


November 10th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Analysis has revealed that an "alien" discovered by a group of teenagers in a Panama creek, was actually a dead and bloated sloth."I was in the river ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

LSD and cannabis less harmful than alcohol, says UK govt’s drug expert


October 29th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): In what could come as a rude shock to many alcoholics and smokers, the British government's drug adviser has said that drugs like Ecstasy, LSD and cannabis are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi government ‘misleading’ people on Commonwealth Games: BJP


October 13th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday charged the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and the Delhi government with "misleading" the people of the country about the preparation ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Manmohan Singh speaks with Azad over swine flu outbreak


August 9th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 9 (ANI): Taking a serious view of the swine flu outbreak in the country, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh today spoke with Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

Posted in National |

AIG ex-chief to pay millions in fraud probe


August 7th, 2009 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (DPA) Two top former executives of troubled insurance giant American International Group (AIG) agreed Thursday to pay fines to settle charges by US regulators that they misled investors ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Musharraf’s fate to be decided by Parliament: Gilani


August 2nd, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.2 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that the final decision regarding the fate of former President General Pervez Musharraf would be taken by Parliament.Commenting on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ex-nanny says sorry to Beckhams for breaching confidentiality


June 17th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): The Beckhams have received an apology from their former nanny, who disclosed private and confidential information about the star family to a British newspaper in an interview.Abbie ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Merle Haggard sues environmental awareness group over illegal use of his name


January 9th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): American country music singer Merle Haggard is suing an environmental awareness group for using his name and image illegally to solicit money.The suit was filed on January ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian pilot trainees duped by US aviation school


June 30th, 2008 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 29 (IANS) Over 100 Indian trainee pilots in California were reportedly duped after the aviation school they enrolled in closed down and is allegedly not refunding the fee they ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New govt will continue pro-US domestic and foreign polices like previous regime: Ghinwa Bhutto


March 28th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Larkana, March 28 (ANI): Former Pakistan premier Benazir Bhuttos sister-in-law and Chairperson of the PPP (Shaheed Bhutto), Ghinwa Bhutto has said that the new government led by the PPP was trying ... Read more...

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