fruition

Russia to build new aircraft carrier after 2020


July 27th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will begin building new aircraft carriers after 2020, in a bid to give a major boost to the country's ability to deploy air power ... Read more...

Posted in World |

F1 circuit mooted in Moscow


July 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The streets of Moscow would make for a thrilling Formula One circuit that would be faster than Monaco, the organisers of a publicity event said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Why optimists usually win


June 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Thinking positively about something really might make it happen, experts say.Simply anticipating something good can gear up hidden circuits in the brain to drive you towards ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beware of the power of suggestions!


June 7th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 7 (IANS) Deliberate suggestions can influence how people perform in learning and memory tasks, which products they prefer and how they respond to supplements and medicines, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Lata Mangeshkar joins Javed Akhtar’s fight for copyright


May 20th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Bollywood's Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar says she is totally with Javed Akhtar in his fight to secure royalty rights for singers and lyricists."I'm a 110 percent with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Suhel Seth denies ‘casting couch’ comment


May 20th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Adman and actor Suhel Seth has clarified on allegedly accusing filmmakers Subhash Ghai and Mahesh Bhatt of indulging in unethical practices, terming it a case of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Essar Power set to triple production capacity


April 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Essar Power set to triple production capacity


April 4th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Essar Power said Wednesday it will almost triple its installed production capacity to 4,510 MW by June as three of its new projects will come into ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US move on Lashkar-e-Toiba: Better late than never (Comment)


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
The US move to announce a $10 million bounty on Pakistan-based planner of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack is a huge step - huge for the US and its already ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India seeks more gas, oil from Qatar


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) India is keen to increase gas and crude oil imports from Qatar and the two countries are hopeful of soon working out the prices of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian artist’s painting fetches $300,000 in US auction


April 2nd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 2 (IANS) A previously unrecorded work by the master Indian artist Bagta fetched a record $302,500 at the Indian, Himalayan & Southeast Asian Art auction here last ... Read more...

Posted in World |

T-shaped tea bag makes the perfect cup: Experts


April 1st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Experts employed at a British tea company are claiming to have designed a new T-shaped tea bag that makes the perfect cuppa.The bag is said to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Six consortiums give bids for sea link


March 19th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Six proposals involving 18 top companies and consortiums have been submitted for India's second sea link, an official said Monday.The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MGP minister quits Goa coalition government


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 2 (IANS) A minister from the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) resigned from the Congress-led coalition government in Goa Thursday as the regional party's coalition talks with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Exhibition chronicles Gandhi-King ties


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Black History Month in the US, which began Feb 1, has connected to India with a showcase of civil rights icon Martin Luther ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cuba working on anti-cancer treatment using scorpion venom


November 30th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) Cuba is working on four research projects on anti-cancer treatments using the venom of a type of scorpion that is endemic to the island, government officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It has been an unbelievable year: Bresnan


October 31st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) England all-rounder Tim Bresnan feels they have had an unbelievable year despite their 0-5 one-day cricket international series whitewash in India. This year England won the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India seeks Qatari investment in oil and gas sector


October 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday urged Qatar to increase supply of crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and invest in Indian public sector ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nepal government likely to fall


July 27th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) The five-month-old communist-led government of Nepal could fall again, causing another severe setback to the peace process and drafting of a new constitution in which New ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ashok Leyland Nissan rolls out Dost light commercial vehicle


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 22 (IANS) Indian-Japanese commercial vehicle joint venture Ashok Leyland Nissan Vehicles Friday rolled out its first product "Dost" from Ashok Leyland's plant in Tamil Nadu's Hosur.Ashok Leyland Nissan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wimbledon: Somdev, Sania to shoulder India’s singles challenge


June 19th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India's top tennis singles players Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza would look to create a few upsets even though the doubles will carry the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

National Conference flays Congress leader’s remarks


June 15th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) The ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday castigated senior Congress leader Makhan Lal Fotedar for his remarks on the accession of the state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pope Benedict XVI may make first call to space on May 4


April 24th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): A NASA official has revealed that Pope Benedict XVI may make a special call to the International Space Station during the upcoming flight of the space shuttle Endeavour.In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Madonna axes board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Madonna has fired the board of directors of her Raising Malawi charity for allegedly wasting 2.4 million pounds on a project to build a school that never ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Is revolution possible in a Shellfare society? (Comment)


March 27th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
The ongoing Arab revolution may not, after all, rain on the Gulf region the way it has in Egypt and Tunisia. The clouds are hanging heavy all right on at least ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

It’s a great thrill to see wife Danielle in Calendar Girls: Gary Lineker


March 12th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): England football legend Gary Lineker has revealed he gets ecstatic watching wife Danielle Bux strip on stage in Calendar Girls.Lingerie model Danielle is currently touring in country getting ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aguilera to play coach on music reality show


March 4th, 2011 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera will soon appear as a singing coach on a new music reality series "The Voice". The show will be aired on NBC, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jackson’s hand, signature imprint up for grabs


January 29th, 2011 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) A concrete slab with an imprint of late Michael Jackson's hands, feet and signature is set to go under the hammer in Los Angeles next month.The King ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Signed MJ cement slab up for auction


January 28th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A 375-pound concrete slab which has an imprint of late King of Pop Michael Jackson's hands, feet and signature is to go under the hammer.The singer made ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Imprints of Jackson’s hand to be up for auction


January 28th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A concrete slab marked with an imprint of Michael Jackson's hands, feet and signature is set to go up for auction.The late King of Pop made the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New breakthrough to revolutionize US navy’s weaponry


January 21st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): In what could be considered a major breakthrough, the US navy has passed a major milestone in its quest to build an extremely powerful anti-aircraft gun that will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snow cheers apple growers in Himachal


January 16th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Jan 16 (IANS) Widespread snowfall in the apple-growing areas of Himachal Pradesh has brightened the prospects of a bumper apple production this year too.High hills in Shimla, Kullu, Mandi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

England must dominate all forms of game to be declared a great team: Pringle


January 9th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.9 (ANI): One Ashes success, or even two in a row as it now is, does not a great team make and, having conquered Australia, captain Andrew Strauss must now set ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Beckham too slow for Newcastle coach Pardew


January 4th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.4 (ANI): Newcastle FC coach Alan Pardew does not want former England international David Beckham, claiming the England superstar is too slow.The Toon chief, who will hold a transfer summit ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

TAPI pipeline to India could be pipedream: Pakistani daily


December 15th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 15 (IANS) The Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline "could remain a pipedream for years", a leading Pakistani daily said Wednesday while admitting that it was "a good project - on paper".An ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe