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MTS launches 30 paise plan for calls


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices Limited (SSTL), which operates its services under brand name MTS, Wednesday rated all its tariffs, including roaming services and international calls, at ... Read more...

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US newspaper chain to charge for online access


February 24th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Gannett, the largest newspaper publisher in the US, at the end of the year will begin charging for access to online editions of its papers.The ... Read more...

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Despite diktats, Srinagar youths keep tryst with St Valentine (With Images)


February 14th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Despite the efforts of hardline separatists Dukhtaran-e-Milat (Daughters Of the Faith) and a bitter winter chill, many youth kept their tryst with St. Valentine in Srinagar ... Read more...

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Man jailed for copying 10,000 novels


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) A man in China has been imprisoned for 10 months and fined 50,000 yuan (about $7,890) for copyright infringement after he illegally downloaded nearly 10,000 online ... Read more...

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Airtel offers free Twitter service till March 1


December 1st, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Leading telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Thursday said all its mobile subscribers in India can access micro-blogging site Twitter on their handsets free of cost ... Read more...

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US concerned over Lanka-e-News blockade


November 1st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Tuesday voiced "deep concern" over the blocking of Internet news site Lanka-e-News and urged authorities in Sri Lanka to ensure freedom of expression."While the ... Read more...

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India’s opposition led to EU tariff deal rejection


June 27th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) The European Union (EU) hasn't got approval from the World Trade Organisation (WTO) member nations, specially India, for a preferential trade package to Pakistan, a media ... Read more...

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No undue powers to access personal data: Communications ministry


May 10th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) No government agency has been provided undue powers to access sensitive personal information under rules of the Information Technology Act, the communications and information technology ... Read more...

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Mobile phones promote people’s power in Egypt, Libya


March 8th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) Mobile phones are the best way of keeping democracy alive in repressive regimes, says a political scientist."In Egypt, Google's marketing manager would have never managed to ... Read more...

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India to host ministers from LDC countries


February 15th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) With the campaign for the UN Security Council expansion gathering momentum, India is expected to announce a slew of concessions for the Least Developed Countries from Africa ... Read more...

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Medvedev: Airport management should be held accountable for security failure


January 25th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- The blast that killed 35 people at Moscow's busiest airport on Monday afternoon was a "well-planned terrorist attack", according to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday morning, who ... Read more...

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Ghana wants duty free access to Indian market


January 13th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Francis Kokutse Accra, Jan 13 (IANS) The west African nation of Ghana is concerned about the imbalance in its trade with India and is hoping to gain duty-free access to the Indian ... Read more...

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New visa regulations could force at least 20,000 Chinese students out of UK


December 15th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 15 (ANI): As many as 20,000 Chinese students could reportedly be forced to leave Britain if the new visa policies are implemented next year.The UK's Home Office is expected ... Read more...

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British visa rules to affect 20,000 Chinese


December 15th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 15 (IANS) Around 20,000 Chinese students may be forced to leave Britain if new proposals to tighten British visa policies come into effect next year, a media report said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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NATO seeks stronger relations with India


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 23 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Tuesday called for a stronger relationship between the 28-member alliance and India, because the country's role was "crucial" for stability in the ... Read more...

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EU approves visa-free travel for Albanians and Bosnians


November 8th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Monday approved the extension of visa-free travel for citizens of Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovia.Interior ministers of the 27 EU member states agreed ... Read more...

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Hard work boosts the taste of food: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): It is a common phenomenon that we appreciate something more if we have to work hard to get it, and a new study seems to have proved it, ... Read more...

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US businessmen to meet in Sri Lanka


October 1st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 1 (IANS) A second annual conference to attract US investment to Sri Lanka will be held in Colombo Oct 12-14, giving business executives a chance to expand businesses in the ... Read more...

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Envoy appeal Filipino groups to hold up SAVE Act


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In an act to support a variety of Filipino organizations to hold up the Save Our Industries or SAVE Act, Mr. Willy C. Gaa, the Philippine ambassador ... Read more...

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Internet founder calls for free access worldwide


September 16th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.16 (ANI): The inventor of the Internet has called for everyone to have access to his creation for free.Tim Berners-Lee said that he would like to see everybody given a low-bandwidth ... Read more...

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E-Mail Virus Lures Users With Porn Bait, Wrecks Havoc In Internet


September 12th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new email virus is affecting millions of users worldwide as leading anti virus firms have reported. The email is using the age old trick of ... Read more...

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EU likely to offer trade-linked aid to Pakistan


September 12th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Sept 12 (ANI): Diplomatic sources have said that Europe is likely to offer trade-linked aid to Pakistan in the wake of the devastation caused by floods and rising terrorism in the ... Read more...

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Lord Of The Rings Online Now Can Be Played For Free


September 10th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Lord Of The Rings Franchisee is considered as one of the most successful film franchisees in the world. The game modeled after the cinema has ... Read more...

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Jimi Hendrix’s life in London to go on display


August 25th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 25 (ANI): Guitar legend Jimi Hendrix's life in London is set to go on display.The exhibition at the Handel House Museum will showcase a prized guitar, a cowboy hat and ... Read more...

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Argentina aims at free wireless internet access


August 25th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 25 (IANS/EFE) The Argentine government has said it is working to create areas of free public access to the internet across the country through wireless networks. "We're going to have ... Read more...

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Motorola launches two Android based smartphones


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Handsets maker Motorola launched two new Android powered smartphones, Milestone XT720 and Backflip, featuring high definition video experience and Internet capabilities in the Indian market Tuesday. Priced ... Read more...

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An Investigation Delves Into Killer Whales And The Inscrutability Of Human Menopause


July 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An investigation has been conducted by the Universities of Exeter and Cambridge. It has detected a connection between killer whales, pilot whales and humans. ... Read more...

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Times’ pay wall results in 60 pct drop in traffic, competitors’ benefit


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): The Times has introduced a pay wall due to falling advertising income, but this step has brought down traffic over the last couple of weeks."Since the registration wall ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jayalalithaa welcomes UN panel on Sri Lanka


July 1st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday welcomed the appointment of a three-member UN panel to look into rights abuses and war crimes in Sri Lanka. "It shows ... Read more...

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China allows duty-free access to Bangladesh goods


July 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) Beginning Thursday, China will provide duty-free entry to major Bangladeshi products with an aim to offset the annual trade gap of $2.5 billion. The new arrangement follows top ... Read more...

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WC fans with foreign accents being charged triple for drinks in Pretoria


June 18th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 18 (ANI): The ongoing World Cup in South Africa is seeing bars in Pretoria tripling the price of a drink, especially when it's being paid for by a tourist.Martin White, ... Read more...

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China to sign economic pact with Bangladesh


June 14th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 14 (IANS) Bangladesh and China will sign an economic cooperation pact during the visit of Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, a Bangladeshi official said Monday. Xi, who arrived ... Read more...

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Court asks Fernandes’ wife, brothers to settle differences


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday advised the wife and brothers of the ailing former defence minister George Fernandes to amicably solve their differences over his treatment and ... Read more...

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Apple bids adieu to Lala service


May 3rd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple has decided to close down its streaming music service 'Lala' by the 31st of May 2010. It is no longer accepting new users on the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama wants to visit quake-hit in China


April 17th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 17 (IANS) The Dalai Lama Saturday expressed his desire to visit earthquake-hit areas in China to provide solace to the victims and expressed satisfaction over the relief work carried out ... Read more...

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