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British soldier gives birth during Afghanistan deployment


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 20 (IANS) A woman British soldier has delivered a child in Afghanistan in a first of its kind incident.The Royal Artillery soldier, who did not know she was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pooja Bedi’s new dog named Gaga (Movie Snippet)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Pooja Bedi has a new family member - a little Shih Tzu pup. And her daughter Aalia has named the pet Gaga, after international pop star ... Read more...

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IIP grows 0.1 percent in July, government calls meeting to revive manufacturing (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial output grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Industrial output in July grows at 0.1 percent


September 12th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India's industrial production grew in July, reversing the contraction in June, but at a marginal 0.1 percent from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian tourists to South Africa could cross 1 lakh this year


September 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) The number of Indian tourists visiting South Africa is expected to cross the one lakh mark this year, South African Tourism country head Hanneli Slabber said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Industry, fans warmer to me than before: Shiney Ahuja (Interview)


August 26th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Shiney Ahuja is calmer and introspective after his unforeseen tryst behind the bars - and that's because the actor strongly believes in learning out ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheryl’s mum wary of her relationship with Tre


August 25th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole's mother is wary about her daughter's relationship with dancer Tre Holloway and fears he might break her heart.Cheryl's mother Joan Callaghan met Holloway, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Antibiotics can induce obesity in children


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) Exposing very young infants to antibiotics may cause them to bloat up in childhood, says a new research based on 11,532 children.Researchers from the New York ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pussy Riot to appeal sentence


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The defence team of punk group Pussy Riot will next week appeal the two-year prison sentence for its three members."Today, we received the copy of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN chief hails Sudan, South Sudan oil deal


August 7th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the deal reached by the governments of Sudan and South Sudan overn oil and financial arrangements, Xinhua reported.The oil ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thief’s diary writing habit costs him


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) A Chinese thief's habit of writing a diary cost him badly when police seized his notebook in which he had recorded details of all 88 motorbikes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South Korea’s current account posts surplus


July 27th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 27 (IANS) South Korea's current account balance posted a surplus of $5.84 billion last month, keeping its surplus for five months in a row, the central bank said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No decision yet on ‘Eega’ Hindi 3-D version: Suresh Babu


July 24th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Telugu flick "Eega" producer Suresh Babu is yet to take a decision on making a Hindi version of the animation movie in 3-D."The tests are going ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brazil threatens Spanish firm with $10 mn fine


July 21st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 21 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's regulatory agency said Friday that Spain's Telefonica could face a fine of 20 million reais ($10 million) if it fails to improve fixed-line ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India, pilots disagree in court


July 18th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Air India management and pilots Wednesday disagreed in the Delhi High Court on the composition of a panel proposed to consider the reinstatement of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Italy’s public debt rises to record high


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 17 (IANS) Italy's public debt hit a record high in May despite Rome's recent efforts to ease the overstretched finances, showed a central bank report.The national debt stood ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Class 12 students win battle against school, board in apex court


July 16th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Three Class 12 students have won a major battle against their school and the powerful Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CICSE) in the Supreme ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Filmmaker in search of Divya Bharti’s look-alike


July 14th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Director Vikram Sandhu denies that his movie "Dream" is a biopic on Divya Bharti, but admits he is scouting for a look-alike of the late actress ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Passengers stranded as 40 Kingfisher flights axed (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Passengers of Kingfisher Airlines were stranded Saturday as 40 flights across India were cancelled due to a strike by pilots over non-payment of salaries.Passengers in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kingfisher pilots go on strike, 40 flights cancelled (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Saturday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kingfisher pilots go on strike


July 14th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Saturday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s tea production dips 11.4 percent Jan-May


July 14th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) India's total tea production January-May 2012 stood at 215.82 million kgs, which is 11.41 percent less than the same period last year.Total tea production of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Moody’s downgrades Italy debt rating


July 13th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 13 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Italy's government bond rating two notches over concerns that the country is more likely to experience a further ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ghana star Gyan announces return to national football team


July 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), July 12 (IANS) Ghanaian international Asamoah Gyan has announced his decision to return to the national team, the Black Stars, after a five-month absence, the Ghana Football Association ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kingfisher pilots go on strike, five flights cancelled


July 10th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A section of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines' pilots Tuesday went on strike over non-payment of salaries and other dues for the past five months, leading to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Delayed monsoon to affect credit offtake in farm sector’


July 9th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) The delayed monsoon in the country will hit the banking sector as it is set to affect credit offtake in the farm sector, a top official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

We can’t afford bigness of Hollywood films: Rakesh Roshan


July 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan promises to offer the best stunts and action in his superhero flick "Krrish 3", but admits they can't compete with Hollywood's technologically ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China’s economy to pick up speed: experts


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:17 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) China's economy will grow at a faster pace in the second half of 2012 on rising investment, exports and expanding housing market, experts said."We are confident ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Profits of China’s major companies slide (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Profits of major companies in China hit 390.9 billion yuan ($61.8 billion) in May, down 5.3 percent from the same period last year, the nation's top ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s major companies’ profits slide


June 29th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Profits of major companies in China hit 390.9 billion yuan ($61.8 billion) in May, down 5.3 percent from the same period last year, the country's top ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Alonso rules out Spain changing tactics for Ronaldo


June 26th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Donetsk, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The attacking threat of Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo will not force Spain to change their approach when they face Portugal in the Euro 2012 semi-final here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Son arrested for killing father over property dispute


June 26th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), June 26 (IANS) A man arrested for killing his father over a property dispute was produced in court here Tuesday and was remanded to police custody for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Simpson wants to lose 50 pounds in five months


June 24th, 2012 - 8:25 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson has a new mission - she wants to reduce 50 pounds, and get down to 130 pounds before year-end.The 31-year-old was seen arriving ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Baby’s cancer removed while in mother’s womb


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) An unborn baby girl in the US was detected with an extremely rare cancerous tumour in the mouth, but doctors successfully removed it in one of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP in Karnataka back to bickering


June 19th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's faction-ridden Karnataka's government is again caught in a bitter row on continuation of Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda in office.Around 40 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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