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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army


September 19th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Interlocutors’ report favours separatists: Joshi


June 23rd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi here Saturday called the central government interlocutors' report on Jammu and Kashmir as "dangerous" and said it ... Read more...

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Finance ministry advisor suggests small diesel price decontrol


June 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) The finance ministry's Chief Economic Advisor, Kaushik Basu Tuesday favoured decontrol of diesel price in a small and intelligent way to insulate the country from spiralling global ... Read more...

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Madan Mohan Malaviya: As secular as Gandhi (IANS Book Review)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya: A Valiant Visionary"; Author: Madhuker Upadhyay; Publisher: All India Congress Committee; Pages: 180, Price: Rs.300The best testimony that the Congress had virtually disowned Pandit Madan Mohan ... Read more...

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Toddlers and chimps follow their peers


April 13th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 13 (IANS) What is common between toddlers and chimps? Both tend to copy actions of their peers."I think few people would have expected to find that two-year-olds are ... Read more...

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Maya’s favoured officials dumped


March 29th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 29 (IANS) Favourite officials of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati were Thursday shunted out to posts that do not carry clout.Kunwar Fateh Bahadur Singh, who was principal ... Read more...

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Why can’t wives cook the mothers’ way


March 16th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) When it comes to cooking, there is nothing like mother's prepared meal for a man, no matter how happily married he may be, a British study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Simple names win more favour at workplace’


February 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 9 (IANS) The simpler and more pronounceable your name, the more it is likely to win you friends and favour at the workplace, say scientists.In the first study ... Read more...

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Syria vote not for regime change: India


February 6th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) With the Left criticizing India's vote on the UN resolution on Syria, the government has clarified that it was opposed to any regime change in ... Read more...

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Djokovic, Messi favourites at Laureus awards


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) World No.1 tennis player Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Argentina's football star Lionel Messi are the front runners for the the Laureus World Sports Awards ... Read more...

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Protein key to storing long-term memories


January 29th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) Some billions of synapses connect our nerve cells and keep our memories intact and alive for decades with the help of self-copying clusters or oligomers of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Russian jogging event mistaken for gay rally


January 24th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rally for a healthy lifestyle in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad was cut short by police who mistook it for a gay pride parade.Around ... Read more...

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Scientists developing salt-resistant rice


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) Scientists are developing a salt-resistant rice variety after a huge tsunami last year hit paddy fields in Japan leaving behind a salty sludge. Farmlands that accumulate ... Read more...

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British Kashmiri group opposes MFN status to India


January 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) A Kashmiri group based in Britain -- the Tehreek-e-Kashmir UK -- has opposed granting of "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) status by Pakistan to India, a media ... Read more...

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Clamour for minority quota in Lokpal, Lok Sabha disrupted (Lead)


December 22nd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was disrupted twice Thursday ahead of the tabling of the much-awaited Lokpal bill, with some parties firmly demanding a quota for ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should explain: CPI-M


December 16th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram should clarify his alleged favouritism to a hotelier he once represented ... Read more...

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‘Deeply hurt’ Chidambaram rejects conflict of interest charges


December 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said he was "deeply hurt" and rejected the opposition charge that he had misused his office while withdrawing prosecution ... Read more...

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Parliament adjourned till Monday over anti-Chidambaram protests (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Noisy protests by opposition members demanding removal of Home Minister P. Chidambaram stalled proceedings in parliament Friday without any significant business, and forced ... Read more...

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Parliament disrupted over anti-Chidambaram protests


December 16th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Noisy protests by opposition members demanding removal of Home Minister P. Chidambaram stalled proceedings in both houses of parliament Friday, forcing cancellation of the ... Read more...

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No need to hurry through Lokpal bill: Congress


December 15th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Claiming that all efforts were being made to reach a consensus on the Lokpal bill, the Congress Thursday said there was no need to ... Read more...

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CPM for inclusion of prime minister in Lokpal purview (Lead)


December 15th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Wednesday the government should come with solid proposals on Lokpal bill and emphasised that his ... Read more...

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Government may convene another all-party meet on Lokpal: Yechury


December 15th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Wednesday that the government had not come with solid proposals on Lokpal bill at the ... Read more...

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Team Anna to discuss strategy for December protest


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Team Anna members will meet in the capital for two days in the second week of December to plan strategy for the proposed protest demanding ... Read more...

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Pakistani businessmen upbeat on MFN


November 17th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) More than 70 Pakistani businessmen who are at the annual India International Trade Fair (IITF) say the granting of most favoured nation (MFN) status to ... Read more...

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Trinamool MPs for quitting ministry, Mamata awaits PM’s return


November 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress parliamentary party Friday favoured quitting the government in protest against "repeated unilateral decisions" to raise petrol prices. Party chief Mamata Banerjee, however, ... Read more...

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Air India starts new check-in procedure


September 28th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) In a bid to change its image after the official auditor criticised it for the quality of its service, national carrier Air India Tuesday started ... Read more...

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Air India 93 percent on-time in September


September 25th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Attempting to improve its image after the official auditor criticized it for the quality of its service, national carrier Air India Sunday said it had ... Read more...

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Masked robbers strike at Puerto Rico casino


September 17th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 17 (IANS/EFE) Five heavily armed assailants wearing masks made off with over $85,000 from a casino in the northern coastal town of Rio Grande, Puerto Rican police ... Read more...

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Healthy childhood boosts job prospects in middle-age


September 14th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Children leading a happy and healthy childhood are likely to reap its rich dividends in their lateral life, especially in their job prospects when they reach ... Read more...

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Pakistan expands list of products for trade with India


September 14th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to enhance imports from India by expanding a list of eligible products, a media report said Wednesday.Dawn said that this was Islamabad's second ... Read more...

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New mines bill will benefit Jharkhand: Report


August 6th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 5 (IANS) Jharkhand Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren Friday favoured profit sharing of mining by companies with the locals, as proposed by the Mines and Mineral (Development and ... Read more...

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Can Stone-Age diet prevent ageing?


August 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) While people generally turn quite anxious about their body's condition as they age, a US academician has claimed that once individuals reach their 90s their body ... Read more...

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CBI favoured Tata, Datacom: Balwa (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa Tuesday accused the CBI of covering up the role of Datacom and Tata Teleservices in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Behura favoured Swan Telecom, CBI tells court


July 8th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, an accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, doctored the list of applicants to extend undue benefits to Swan Telecom, ... Read more...

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