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Pakistan 26/11 panel visit only after internal consultations: India


September 1st, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Indian government Friday said it will decide on the visit of another Pakistan judicial panel here to cross-examine witnesses related to the trial ... Read more...

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Assam keeps date with buffalo fight festival


January 16th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Ahatguri (Assam), Jan 16 (IANS) For hundreds of people in Assam it is a carnival, while for some it has all the elements of a full-scale battle. But the one-tonne ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India could gain much from Messi outing, hopes AIFF (Interview)


August 26th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is dreaming big on the Argentina-Venezuela match featuring superstars like Lionel Messi here September 2 hoping it would help raise ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook ‘more popular than porn with UK Internet users’


March 19th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): UK web surfers prefer social networking sites over pornographic ones.According to new figures from Experian Hitwise, social networking sites are now the most popular destination for British ... Read more...

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Wife ‘beaten’ by Indian diplomat immune from prosecution hides in fear


January 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): The wife of a high-ranking Indian diplomat who was allegedly attacked by her husband at their official London residence a fortnight before Christmas, has gone into hiding with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian diplomat’s wife in hiding in Britain?


January 16th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) The wife of high-ranking Indian diplomat Anil Verma, who is accused of beating her at their official residence in London, has gone into hiding with the couple's five-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beaten Indian diplomat’s wife goes into hiding with son over fears for safety


January 16th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): An Indian diplomat's wife, who was recently a victim of domestic violence, has gone into hiding with her son over fears that their lives are in danger.Paromita Verma, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Warne dons Roman Emperor’s skirt and sandals to taunt Poms ahead of Ashes!


November 24th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 24 (ANI): Oz cricket legend Shane Warne has always entertained his fans through his outstanding 'match winning' boundaries and sixes, but now the former Australian leggie is all set to ... Read more...

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Capitalism, crorepatis and relationships, browse all you want (IANS Books This Week)


October 7th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) From not-so-well-known things about capitalism to answers that could help you crack quizzes, the bookshelf is set to enlighten you this week. Of course, there is fiction ... Read more...

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Facebook reaches saturation point in Britain


August 11th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook is nearing its saturation point in Britain and its growth in the country has gone down over the past six months. Britain, however, has ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Shutdown hits normal life in Gujarat


July 5th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 5 (IANS) Businesses ground to a halt and normal life was affected in Gujrat Monday during a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called shutdown against the fuel price hike. The shutdown ... 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 |

Love hormone could also trigger war


June 12th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Oxytocin, the so-called love hormone, which fosters the bond between mothers and kids, can instil both self-sacrifice and defensive aggression among warriors, according to a study.Researchers have claimed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Red-haired and freckly people most likely to use sunbeds


April 29th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Red-haired people with freckles are among the most likely to use sunbeds, it has been claimed.Nina Goad, from the British Association of Dermatologists, said: 'People with very pale ... Read more...

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Reggie Bush And Kim Kardashian Headed For Engagement, If He Wins The Match


January 17th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This Super Bowl seems to be a very important one for Reggie Bush, and for the family of Kim Kardashian too. After the Kardashian family witnessed ... Read more...

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Blame genes, not stress, for grey hair


December 1st, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Going grey? Don't blame stress for the damage, as it's your mother and father's fault, says a new study.Unilever scientists think family history has a far greater influence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Trinamool Congress unhappy with petrol price hike


July 1st, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress, the second largest party in the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre, expressed its unhappiness with the decision to hike fuel prices. "We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Campaigns to goad voters to start afresh in Bangalore


May 17th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) So what if Bangalore's voters showed least enthusiasm to vote in the Lok Sabha polls, despite the city seeing a large number of campaigns goading people to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Campaigns urging people to vote proves damp squib in Bangalore


April 23rd, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 23 (IANS) Nothing it seems can goad reluctant and apathetic Bangaloreans to come out from their houses to vote - as India's tech hub Thursday recorded a low of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lead in clouds could alter patterns of rain, snowfall


April 20th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) Lead generated by human activities causes clouds to form at warmer temperatures and with less water, a new study has found. This could alter the pattern of both ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Human-generated lead causes cloud formation at warmer temperatures


April 20th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that lead generated by human activities causes clouds to form at warmer temperatures and with less water, which could alter the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Stamping out corruption main task: Iftikhar Chaudhry


March 24th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) Following the reinstatement of the Supreme Court judges sacked in 2007, the main tasks before Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry are restoring the dignity of the judiciary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Excessive use of video game consoles can cause skin sores


February 25th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 25 (ANI): UK skin specialists have warned that excessive use of video game consoles can lead to a skin disorder, dubbed PlayStation palmar hidradenitis. Describing this condition in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

We tend to ignore simple things while pursuing out goals


February 21st, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 21 (ANI): When it comes to pursuing their goals, people tend to ignore things that seem simple, according to a new study. Aparna A. Labroo and Sara Kim, both ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CPI-M taps secular forces in UPA; options open, NCP tells Congress


January 29th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) While the Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday revealed that it was in touch with "secular democratic forces" within the United Progressive Alliance, the Nationalist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

More delay in 3G auction likely


January 2nd, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The auction of third generation (3G) mobile services, which are slated to take place according to the revised time schedule, may be further delayed as the industry ... Read more...

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Stress-related white hair may soon be reversible to original colour


November 14th, 2008 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): Researchers from Manchester University and Lubeck University, in Germany, have created a drug that restores white hair to its natural colour.The new drug provides hope to people ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Snapper to sue Rooney for spitting on him


September 21st, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): English footballer Wayne Rooney has earned himself the ire of a photographer, when he spat on him for taking a picture. Elliot Simmons, 22, was so offended by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Home loan borrowers face higher instalment payout (Lead)


July 31st, 2008 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Already hit by spiralling prices of household items, those who have already taken home loans face the prospect of having to cough up higher equated monthly instalments ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Home loan borrowers face higher instalment payout


July 31st, 2008 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Already hit by spiralling prices of household items, those who have already taken home loans face the prospect of having to cough up higher equated monthly instalments ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India set to become manufacturing hub of luxury brands


July 27th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) With disposable incomes increasing in India, the country is poised to become a manufacturing hub for global luxury brands over the next five years, a report to ... Read more...

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Reality bites - through the gloss of TV shows (Opinion)


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Chitra Padmanabhan Until a few days ago, "Dhoom Macha Le Dhoom" was one of many dance contests aired on every television channel, paying obeisance to reality shows as the mantra to TRP ... Read more...

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Visa cut will force US firms to outsource, says think tank


June 12th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The US decision to cut visas to skilled manpower from countries like India would not protect American jobs, but goad American companies to opt for outsourcing, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese herbs may help treat eczema


March 13th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A traditional combinations of five Chinese herbs may help treat people suffering from eczema, a new study by researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong suggests. In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Madhya Pradesh government bans buffalo fights


March 1st, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 1 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has banned buffalo fights held in the state during the festive season, a government source said Saturday. In a letter written to the joint ... Read more...

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