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‘Save Goa’ campaign attracts 9,000 at British Goan fest


July 24th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) A record crowd of an estimated 9,000 British Goans attended the annual British Goan Festival in Hounslow, the organisers said. Two British MPs, Keith Vaz and ... Read more...

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Indian athletes should do blood tests every month: Johnson


July 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Canadian sprinter Ben Johnson, a double Olympic bronze medallist, says it is best for Indian athletes to get their blood tested every month by a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Israeli media separating country’s secular, religious groups: Study


April 16th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): The Israeli media groups are using their ability to select and present information to divide religious and secular groups of the country, says a research conducted by a ... Read more...

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UN announces $10,000 award for green app


April 13th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The United Nations telecommunications agency has launched a contest that will reward the winner with $10,000 for devising the most innovative mobile phone application that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan determined to uproot “toxic brew” of terrorism: Zardari


April 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, April 13(ANI): Pakistan is determined to uproot the "toxic brew" of terrorism, which poses a threat to the country's security, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari, who is on a four-day ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hindus, Muslims pray at Varanasi for harmony


December 9th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, Dec 9 (IANS) Hindus and Muslims joined hands here Thursday to pray for peace on the same Ganga ghat where a terror attack only two days ago killed a toddler and ... Read more...

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How to prevent cell phone malfunctions


December 5th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 5 (ANI): With cases of cell phone batteries overheating increasing, it is vital to keep the phones safe and an expert has revealed how.CNET technology contributor Katie Linendoll explained the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britain asks US to ban online hate videos


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Britain has asked the US to shut down all the websites containing videos with hate speeches of the leaders of Al Qaeda and other terrorist groups.Britain's Security Minister ... Read more...

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US can do little for India’s success or failure: think tank


October 26th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The US can contribute only marginally to India's success or failure, suggests a US think tank as it advised Washington to focus on global issues ... Read more...

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Unity of all religions can prevent terrorism: Roemer


September 1st, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Sep 1 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy Roemer has said that ensuring unity among all religions would prevent terrorism from growing both India and the United State.Addressing media persons ... Read more...

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Ocean acidification intensifying: Study


April 23rd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are causing ocean acidification to progress at an unprecedented rate, a new American research has found.According to the summary of a congressionally requested study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Atmospheric nanoparticles can affect weather patterns and human health


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A study by a team of researchers at Texas A and M University has determined that atmospheric materials called nanoparticles can very visibly affect both weather patterns and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

55 Manipuri children rescued from Tamil Nadu


February 21st, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 21 (ANI): Around 55 children were brought back to their homes in Manipur after being rescued from an unregistered children's home in Tamil Nadu.The under-teen children were handed over to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

U.S. State Department supports goals of International Violence Against Women Act


February 5th, 2010 - 2:58 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. Department of State on Thursday supported the goals of the proposed International Violence Against Women Act that would increase legal protection and capacity to respond ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Child trafficking racket busted in Tamil Nadu


January 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kanyakumari (TM), Jan 27 (ANI): Around 76 children hailing from Manipur and Assam were recently rescued from a home at Kulitorai in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district.Prabhakaran, a member of the Child Welfare ... Read more...

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`Pakistan-Afghanistan border epicentre of Islamic extremism’


December 9th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) America is focused on the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan in its war on terror as it is the epicentre of global Islamic extremism ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Highlight Sundarbans in Copenhagen talks: Bengal government


November 19th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government has written a letter to the centre asking the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) to highlight the Sundarbans issue in the Copenhagen ... Read more...

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Collaboration, not competition the way forward for a successful deal on climate change: Shyam Saran


November 10th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 10 (ANI): Climate change is a global problem and its solution should come through collaboration between developed and developing countries, according to Shyam Saran, Prime Minister of India's Special ... Read more...

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India worried over rise of terrorism in Afghanistan, Pakistan: Manmohan Singh


November 8th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8(ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday expressed concern over the rising terror activities in Pakistan and Afghanistan and appealed to the world community to take note of ... Read more...

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Now, rehab clinic for Internet addicts!


October 22nd, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 22 (ANI): People running the risk of Internet addiction have help at hand with the first of its kind residential rehab clinic in the Seattle suburb of Fall City, Washington.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Million premature babies die every year


October 5th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 5 (IANS) More than one million infants die worldwide every year because they are born too early, according to a recently released White Paper, The Global and Regional Toll of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

1 million premature babies worldwide die every year


October 5th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 5 (ANI): Over one million infants who are born too early die each year, according to a new White Paper.Titled 'The Global and Regional Toll of Preterm Birth', it shows ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rare Indian lotus disappearing


September 24th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 24 (ANI): Reports indicate that a rare species of lotus is on the verge of disappearing from India.According to a report by BBC News, leading botanist Pramod Tandon said that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indo-Pak talks only possible if Mumbai accused successfully prosecuted: Miliband


July 9th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 9 (ANI): The resumption of the stalled peace talks between India and Pakistan rests on the successful prosecution of the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai carnage, British Secretary of ... Read more...

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Pakistan remains among top 10 ‘failed states’


June 28th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (IANS) Pakistan, split in the middle with terrorist attacks and facing an economic crisis, remains among the top 10 failed states, says an index prepared by the renowned Foreign ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

West not playing its part to tackle climate change: India


June 7th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Industrialised countries are nowhere near meeting their legal obligations to combat climate change and are trying to muddy the waters by saying the global problem ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Freedom from spam: just tax them


May 10th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 10 (IANS) A staggering 200 billion spam mails are sent every day, clogging your mailbox and possibly slowing down your genuine mail. Time to consider taxing them and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sri Rama Sene disrupts India-Pakistan seminar, evicted (Lead)


April 15th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Members of the Sri Rama Sene, the rightist group that hit the public eye with its attack on women in a Mangalore pub, tried to disrupt a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sri Rama Sene disrupts India-Pakistan seminar in Delhi


April 15th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Members of Hindu rightwing group Sri Rama Sene Wednesday tried to disrupt a seminar of Indian and Pakistani journalists in the capital, shouting slogans against the neighbouring ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Now, count the stars to measure light pollution


March 21st, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 21 (ANI): A worldwide online star-counting program, which is part of the International Year of Astronomy, has begun, calling on public in 110 partner countries to participate, in order ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alam appeals to cricket world to show solidarity with Pakistan


March 3rd, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 3 (IANS) Pakistan coach Intikhab Alam Tuesday urged the cricket world to support Pakistan in its time of need after a highly-organised ambush on Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore that ... Read more...

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Gordon Brown calls for ‘global grand bargain’


February 18th, 2009 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Wednesday hoped world leaders gathering at the April 2 G-20 summit in London will strike a global "grand bargain" to rescue the international ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Give it up for latest green invention a dress that dissolves in the wash!


December 28th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Forget green cars or green food, the latest and possibly strangest, environmentally friendly innovation to hit the world of fashion is a dress that dissolves in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

It is time for action, not words says Brown


December 14th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.14 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Sunday assured Pakistan of all the help to counter terrorism in the country. Addressing a joint press conference with Pakistan President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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Sibal urges united global fight against terrorism


December 7th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 7 (IANS) Terming the Nov 26 terror strike in Mumbai as different from other such attacks, Union Minister of Science and Technology Kapil Sibal Sunday laid stress on "fighting terrorism ... Read more...

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