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World’s oldest sea-going boat to sail again

March 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) The world's oldest sea-going boat, the Dover Bronze Age Boat is to sail again 3,500 years after it crossed the English Channel, the Daily Mail reported.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nepal woman cyclist makes it three on the trot

October 8th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 8 (IANS) Nepal's intrepid biker Nirjala Tamrakar Wright Saturday scored her third win on the roll in the women's category of the Hercules MTB (mountain biking) Himachal-2011, event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UN Human Rights Council recommends suspension of Libya’s membership

February 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Feb 26(ANI): The United Nations Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution calling on the UN General Assembly to consider suspending Libya's right to membership in the Geneva forum.The resolution was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s costliest flat on sale for 140 mn pounds

August 11th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A house with bullet-proof windows, a highly-secured "panic room", and guards trained by Britain's elite Special Air Service (SAS) forces is expected to sell for 140 million pound, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Top four finishers at the World Cup football

July 11th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (DPA) All the top four finishers at the World Cup football. 1930: Uruguay, Argentina, no play-off for third place1934: Italy, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Austria1938: Italy, Hungary, Brazil, Sweden1950: Uruguay, Brazil, Sweden, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Council of Europe opposes bans on Muslim full-face veils

June 24th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24(ANI): The Council of Europe human rights group has opposed an all-out ban on Muslim full-face veils, under consideration by some European countries.MPs from 47 countries have voted unanimously that ... Read more...

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Middle East’s first 3D TV network launched

June 14th, 2010 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE-based telecommunications service provider Etisalat has launched the Middle East's first 3D television network. "We are proud to position UAE as one of the first five countries ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EU-Pakistan summit postponed

April 19th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 19 (IANS) A summit between the European Union (EU) and Pakistan to be held here April 21 has been postponed due to air traffic problems, the EU Presidency has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thousands weep for Britain’s Last Tommy

August 6th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Led by ministers and royalty, Britain Thursday bade farewell to Harry Patch, the nation's last surviving veteran of the First World War - a simple working class man ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Top Nepal Maoist leader’s daughter arrested in France

July 31st, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 31 (IANS) The daughter of a top Maoist leader in Nepal has been arrested in France for travelling without documents while seeking asylum from the French government.Shova Gajurel, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

British Minister wants UK to distance itself from US’ Pak drone attack policy

April 12th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): A British minister wants the United Kingdom to distance itself publicly from the American policy of launching attacks on al-Qaeda and Taliban terrorists hiding inside Pakistan tribal ... Read more...

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It was balle, balle to lassi at European event

July 29th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) Lassi, the popular yoghurt-based household drink of Punjab, has won laurels for India at an international event held in Europe. Lassi, made by churning yoghurt and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Zimbabwe sanctions fail in UN Security Council

July 12th, 2008 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, July 12 (DPA) The UN Security Council Friday failed to adopt sanctions against Zimbabwe because of a veto cast by Russia, one of the five veto-wielding permanent members of the ... Read more...

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Chitty Bang replica makes it from UK to Oz without a breakdown!

March 5th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar. 5 (ANI): A replica of the film car Chitty Chitty Bang Bang has made it to Australia from Britain in six months and 12,000 miles without a single breakdown. Built ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goldstone Technologies to launch Internet TV in Thailand

February 21st, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Secunderabad-based Goldstone Technologies Ltd will launch Internet protocol television (IPTV) services in Thailand in collaboration with Synap Media and Infotecch Ltd, the company said Thursday. Informing the Bombay ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sweden most innovative European Union country

February 15th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Brussels, Feb 15 (Xinhua) Sweden is the most innovative country in the European Union (EU), according to a study. Sweden's innovation performance was way above the US, Canada and Japan, according to ... Read more...

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Pakistan Information Minister warns India against interference in Internal matters

January 25th, 2008 - 2:03 pm ICT by admin
Quetta, Jan 25 (ANI): Caretaker Information Minister Nisar A Memon said on Thursday in a press conference that Pakistan wont allow anyone, not even their allies to interfere in their countrys internal ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Musharraf leaves for Europe tour

January 20th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 20 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf today left for Europe tour to meet with dignitaries in Britain, France, Belgium and at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.He will ... Read more...

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