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Indian workers in Ghana left in the lurch


July 1st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 1 (IANS) Three years ago a group of five Indian workers arrived in Ghana to make a living at a local steel company located near the capital of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NATO won’t pay $5,000 per truck to Pakistan: Panetta


May 20th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has ruled out paying Pakistan $5,000 for each truck carrying supplies via its territory for NATO troops in Afghanistan.In an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Iran willing to work with Russia on more power plants


March 26th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 25 (IANS) Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) head Fereidoon Abbasi said his country is willing to work with Russia on more nuclear power plants, reports said Sunday."Since ... Read more...

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New Zealand central bank chief to step down


January 30th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 30 (IANS) The head of New Zealand's central bank, Alan Bollard, announced Monday that he is to retire later this year after a decade in the post.The governor ... Read more...

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Iran’s Bushehr plant to produce 1,000 MW electricity


December 21st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 21 (IANS) Iran's Energy Minister Majid Namjou Wednesday said its Bushehr nuclear power plant will produce 1,000 MW of electricity from March next year.He said the Bushehr plant ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kolkata Port Trust to utilize prime city land


December 1st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT), which is facing some financial challenges, is eyeing to effectively utilize the l00 acres of land from about 3,000 acres ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran to launch Bushehr n-plant in February


November 24th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 24 (IANS) Iran has announced that its Bushehr nuclear power plant will be launched in February next year.The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) made the announcement Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Medvedev calls for more contract soldiers


September 27th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday urged an increase in the number of contract soldiers in the country's armed forces.The Kremlin has announced it will ultimately ... Read more...

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Iran’s sole n-power plant becomes operational


May 19th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 18 (IANS) The Iranian government announced Wednesday that the country's sole nuclear power plant has become operational, Xinhua quoted Press TV as saying."As we have previously announced, Bushehr ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran to remove fuel from its first nuclear power plant


February 27th, 2011 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 27 (IANS) Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said the fuel placed inside the reactor of the country's first nuclear power plant will be temporarily removed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

London hospital to sack 500 to save 50 mn pounds


February 17th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) A leading hospital in the British capital will sack 500 employees, including nurses and consultants, leading to closure of wards and removal of beds, that would save over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Review Of Burlesque: Predictable Storyline But Watch For Cher’s Performance


January 29th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Cast: Christina Aguilera, Cher, Alan Cumming, Cam Gigandet, Kristen Bell, Eric Dane, Stanley Tucci. Rating: **1/2 Burlesque tells the story of a retired dancer Tess (Cher), who owns the Burlesque Lounge. It is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Iran’s Bushehr nuclear power plant to join national grid in April


January 29th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) chief Ali Akbar Salehi has said the country's Bushehr nuclear power plant is to join the national power grid in early April.Salehi ... Read more...

Posted in World |

National Health Service looks for 1,000 pounds-a-day consultant


June 29th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 29 (IANS) Britain's prime minister who faces the task of cutting down a 150 billion pounds debt gets paid 142,000 pounds a year. The health services now propose ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Obama announces $1.5 billion help for homeowners facing housing crisis


February 20th, 2010 - 2:19 am ICT by BNO News
LAS VEGAS (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced a $1.5 billion funding in order to help families from five states that have been hit by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Australian racer aiming to build world’s fastest car


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, December 2 (ANI): An Australian racer is all set to try to break the world land speed record by building the fastest car ever.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the racer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UEFA president Platini says Ronaldo record deal not good for football


June 12th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): UEFA president Michel Platini is unhappy with the megabucks deal that has seen Portuguese winger Cristiano Ronaldo shift his allegiance from Manchester United to Real Madrid.The Sun ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Satyam looks up with bank funds, new chief executive (Second Lead)


February 5th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) The cash-strapped Satyam Computer Services will get Rs.6 billion (Rs.600 crore/$130 million) from banks to meet its working capital requirements, and a new chief executive in company veteran ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rs 6-billion bank funds for Satyam working capital (Lead)


February 5th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) The cash-strapped Satyam Computer Services would borrow Rs.6 billion (Rs.600 crore/$130 million) from banks to meet its working capital requirements, the company confirmed Thursday after a two-day board ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Smartaboutmoney.org helps you take control of your finances


January 3rd, 2009 - 1:41 am ICT by admin
2008 has seen the start of a Global financial meltdown, start 2009 by taking charge of your finances. Smartaboutmoney.org helps you do just that!The National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®) is an ... Read more...

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Americans find financial crisis far greater threat than terrorism


October 11th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) The vast majority of Americans surveyed post economic meltdown agreed that the financial crisis "poses a greater threat to the quality of my life than does the threat ... Read more...

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Americans say financial crisis poses a greater threat than terrorism


October 11th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Eugene (Oregon US), Oct.11 (ANI): Eighty-one percent of Americans surveyed in a national poll agree that the financial crisis "poses a greater threat to the quality of life than does the ... Read more...

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