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Indians give environment edge over economy


June 4th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) One of the world's fastest growing economies, India is also trying to become a green economy, according to a new poll showing Indians narrowly prioritise environmental ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tillakaratne to submit evidence to ICC


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 3 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain Hashan Tillakaratne Tuesday said that rather than revealing the names of the people involved in match-fixing, he would submit the evidence ... Read more...

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Indo- Pak Secretary level talks could yield significant trade benefits: US


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
ZCZCANI (S. Asia)Islamabad, May 2(ANI): The U.S. has termed the recently concluded Indo- Pakistan Home and Commerce Secretary level talks as "very positive", and expressed the hope that a breakthrough reached at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CII looking forward to meeting between Indo-Pak Commerce Secretaries


April 25th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, Apr 25 (ANI): The Chairman of CII Zonal Council, Suneet Kochhar, on Monday said the Confederation of Indian Industry is looking forward to the meeting between Commerce Secretaries of ... Read more...

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US issues new rules for travel to Cuba


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The US Treasury Department Thursday published new rules governing travel to Cuba which include the relaxation of some of longstanding regulations that were announced in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

AIADMK favoured by voters: College survey


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 1 (IANS) A pre-poll survey done by the students and professors of the Loyola College here said the opposition AIADMK has an edge over the ruling DMK in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP keen on MNS as part of alliance in Maharashtra


March 1st, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday favoured Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) of Raj Thackeray as part of a broad electoral coalition against the ruling Congress-NCP alliance ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World Cup 2011 spurs creativity in Moradabad cricket fans


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Moradabad, Feb.23 (ANI): With World Cup fever intensifying, students and teachers in Moradabad have created an array of cricket-themed henna tattoos and tapestries.Many sported henna tattoos on their hands and arms showing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Raja’s CBI custody extended by four days


February 10th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday remanded former communications minister A. Raja for four more days in CBI custody in the spectrum allocation scandal.The Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Cash row renews clash of rival Karmapas


February 4th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Dharamsala, Feb 4 (IANS) The recovery of unaccounted money worth nearly Rs.7 crore (Rs.70 million) from the monastery of Tibetan leader Karmapa Lama has renewed the succession controversy in the ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Afridi, Waqar, Najam “favoured” suspended Pak trio, says Butt’s father


January 10th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Jan 10 (ANI): The statements given by Pakistan ODI skipper Shahid Afridi, coach Waqar Younis and the then former security manager, Major (retd) Khawaja Najam Javed, to the ICC's Code of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Srikrishna Committee report on Telangana suggests six options


January 6th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The Justice Srikrishna Committee has in its report recommended, six options, including the creation of a separate Telangana state with Hyderabad as its capital, and keeping ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gorbachev says ‘little’ left over democracy in Russia threatened by corruption


December 11th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev has said what little democracy is left in the country is under threat from corruption, and added that Vladimir Putin's time has passed.In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PAC vs JPC: Joshi on the mat


December 1st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Is the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) more effective than a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) for a probe into the spectrum allotment scandal? BJP leader Murli Manohar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Here’s how to dejargonise Karnataka land scam (Letter from Bangalore)


November 18th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) 'G' category sites, denotification, KIADB, 'putra vyamoha'... among the frequently uttered words these days in Karnataka where land grabbing has reached scandalous proportions with allegations ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Budget supermarket Aldi sells miracle cream at cut-price version


October 30th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30 (ANI): A new cream made from the world's rarest apples is being sold at budget supermarket Aldi at a price that is 28 times cheaper than the designer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wikileaks releases documents that claim Iran devised new suicide vest for al-Qaeda use in Iraq


October 24th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 24 (ANI): Iranian-backed forces devised new forms of suicide vests for al-Qaeda to use in Iraq, assessments released by controversial web site Wikileaks reveal.Intelligence of variable quality hint at Iranian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Body builder protein powder ‘could add 10 years to your life’


October 6th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): People who are aged 55 or so, should start taking the protein powder favoured by body builders to add almost 10 years to their life, for scientists believe ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Restrain cadres on Ayodhya issue, Digvijay Singh urges BJP


September 28th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of using the Ram temple issue for political gains and asked it to restrain ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sushma Swaraj, Jaitley BJP’s nominees in Kashmir all-party team


September 17th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Sushma Swaraj and Arun Jaitley will represent the party in the delegation of political parties visiting Jammu and Kashmir next ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IFFI 2010: ‘Once Upon…’ recommended for panorama section


September 14th, 2010 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Ajay Devgn-Emraan Hashmi starrer underworld saga "Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai" has been recommended by the Film and Television Producers Guild of India for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

England will struggle against ‘better’ Oz side in home conditions, says Salman Butt


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22(ANI): Pakistan skipper Salman Butt reckons that England's bowlers would struggle in Australia's 'generally less swing friendly conditions' during the Ashes Down Under.The message came after the Pakistan team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man City ace Yaya slams ’sex ‘n booze’ Premier League players


August 13th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.13 (ANI): Manchester City and Ivory Coast football star Yaya Toure has said that he despises wayward Premier League players who are allowing their lives to spin out of control.He particularly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nuke-armed Iran would be positive for Middle East: Arab poll


August 8th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 8 (ANI): For the first time, a majority of Arabs believe that a nuclear-armed Iran would be a positive for the Middle East.Over seven out of ten Arabs participating ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tons by Chanderpaul, Nash keep Proteas at bay in second Test


June 21st, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Basseterre (West Indies), June 21 (ANI): Middle order West Indian batsmen Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Brendan Nash scored contrasting hundreds to put the breaks on the advancing and dominating South Africans during the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘B.Com (Pass) most sought after course in Delhi University’


June 18th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Bachelor of Commerce (Pass) is the most sought after course in Delhi University while Ramjas College is the most favoured by aspirants this year, varsity's students' welfare ... Read more...

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Serbs delirious over victory against Germany


June 18th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, June 18 (DPA) Neither rain nor an approaching storm stopped hundreds of delirious fans from gathering in downtown Belgrade and other Serbian cities Friday to celebrate Serbia's 1-0 victory over favoured ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Morgan over the moon with idol Tendulkar’s ‘fantastic’ accolades


June 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 17 (ANI): England left handed batsman Eoin Morgan has admitted that it feels really fantastic to get mentioned as a key man in England's Ashes defence by cricket legend ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Exciting Chile outclass Honduras 1-0 (Lead)


June 16th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Nelspruit (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) Favoured Chile thoroughly dominated Honduras 1-0 Wednesday, notching their first World Cup victory in 48 years. Constantly on the attack, La Roja easily could have won by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chile outclasses Honduras 1-0


June 16th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nelspruit (South Africa), June 16 (DPA) Favoured Chile thoroughly dominated Honduras 1-0 Wednesday, notching its first World Cup football victory in 48 years. Constantly attacking, La Roja could easily have won by a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England’s chances of retaining Ashes high: Tendulkar


June 16th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has favoured England beating Australia to retain the Ashes, and has picked Kevin Pietersen, Eoin Morgan, and Graeme Swann to play key roles ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Achuthanandan’s son-in-law favoured over other doctors?


June 5th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) A section of Kerala's government doctors has alleged that Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's son-in-law has been favoured by the health department in retaining a plum posting. The health department ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia rejects Iran’s claims it favours US on n-issue (Lead)


May 27th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's position on Tehran's nuclear programme is neither pro-American, nor pro-Iranian, presidential aide Sergei Prikhodko said Wednesday. The statement comes after Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cabinet Committee on Security to discuss Chattisgarh’s Naxal attack


May 19th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Security is meeting on Wednesday evening to take stock of the situation in the aftermath of Chattisgarh's Naxal attack.The meeting assumes significance ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kaneria arrested on spot-fixing charges


May 15th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, who is playing for English county Essex, was arrested and later released on bail by Essex police following the police's investigation into alleged spot-fixing ... Read more...

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