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Memmoo, a phone to speak with many, to launch in Kerala


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) Britain's KloudPaD, a mobile electronics convergence brand, is ready with its non-GSM based wireless open phone memmoo network for consumers in Kerala.This was announced at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Reforms or populism? UPA must take a call (Comment)


May 26th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Considering that the Manmohan Singh government's chief economic adviser Kaushik Basu had ruled out the possibility of major reforms before the next general election, the hike in petrol prices predictably ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Under Didi, Bengal gets a controversy a day (West Bengal Newsletter)


April 15th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) An issue a day keeps boredom at bay - this could well be the guiding principle of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee these days. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia’s growing ties with China matter of concern: BJP MP


October 14th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's recent visit to China has been noted in strategic circles in India, with a BJP MP saying Russia's increasing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Clinton urges US Congress not to cut ‘important’ Pakistan aid


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2(ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has urged Congress not to cut American aid to Pakistan even as lawmakers raised concerns about the continued incarceration of double murder-accused ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama to press China to dismantle suppressing free speech, political freedom’


January 15th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Just days after US Defense Secretary Robert Gates' visit to China over improving the relationship between the two nations, President Barack Obama is reportedly risking destabilizing bi-lateral ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New robotic ultrasound system performs remote ops


December 9th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Long-distance ultrasound exams may soon become reality, thanks to a new robotic ultrasound system that performs remote operations controlled by specialists.ESA is testing the device, which is held ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India, China to hold border talks


November 29th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 29 (ANI): India and China will hold border talks to resolve the long-running boundary dispute between the two nations and lay the ground for Chinese premier Wen Jiabao's visit to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blue Buffalo Dog Food Recall


October 12th, 2010 - 3:08 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 30 dogs were reported ill from eating ‘Blue Buffalo’ dog food, the company has decided to issue a recall, and released the following statement:-“At Blue Buffalo, nothing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Business cannot be divorced from ethics: Patil (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday urged business houses to stick to ethics in their trade dealings and stressed on a trust-based relationship among government, organisations and society at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Koran desecration before White House not representative of US, American values: Roemer


September 13th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.13 (ANI): US Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, on Monday said that the desecration of the Koran before the White House in Washington over the weekend, did were not ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chhattisgarh wants public sector firms to spend on development


July 24th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Saturday said three major public sector undertakings (PSUs) having interests in the state for decades, spend less than three percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gay Pastor And His Partner Reinstated By The Lutheran Denomination


May 8th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A gay Atlanta pastor and his partner had been positioned at the heart of a skirmish over the handling of homosexual clergy by America’s biggest ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pentagon to lift ban on gays


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, Feb 3 (DPA) The US Defence Department announced plans Tuesday to lift the ban on gays serving openly in the military but cautioned that any change in policy must be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After romantic comedy, Santoshi to change genre again


November 15th, 2009 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Rajkumar Santoshi has just given a huge hit in "Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani", a romantic comedy with youngsters Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif, but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IMF sells 200 tonnes of gold worth $6.7 bn to India (Lead)


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund has sold 200 tonnes of gold worth $6.7 billion to the Reserve Bank of India to shore up the Fund's finances to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NSG comes first in NHRC debate on human rights


July 24th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 24 (ANI): The National Security Guards team stood first in both English and Hindi debates while SSB and BSF were declared first and second runners up respectively in a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UN conference appeals for change in education


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Bonn, April 2 (DPA) Government ministers appealed Thursday at the end of a three-day UN meeting here to teach children the ideas of "sustainable development" at schools around the world. A closing declaration ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australia’s koala clinic a big tourist draw


March 19th, 2009 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
By Christian Roewekamp Port Macquarie (Australia), March 19 (DPA) Among the many images from the bush fires that recently swept through the Australian state of Victoria was one of a koala bear being ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bangladesh-Myanmar maritime boundary talks failed


November 18th, 2008 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 18 (DPA) The maritime boundary talks between Bangladesh and Myanmar ended Monday with the two sides agreeing only to hold further talks to resolve their demarcation dispute, officials said."The issue ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nuke deal with US does not infringe on its sovereignty: Pranab


September 27th, 2008 - 10:06 am ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Sept 27 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said that a nuclear deal with the US will be bound by international conventions on bilateral treaties. "As a sovereign country, when ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Seminar on indigenisation and modernisation of Indian Air Force


August 26th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , August 26 (ANI): The Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday that in the face of rapid technological advancements and induction of new generation equipment in Indian Air Force, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Are Nepal Maoists more mature than Indian communists?


April 26th, 2008 - 12:12 pm ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Amulya Ganguli The pragmatic good sense shown by the Nepal Maoists stands in sharp contrast to the ideological rigidity of the Indian communists. Whether it is a mainline outfit like the Communist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India committed to UN goal of gender equality: Nirupam Sen


March 4th, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 4 (IANS) India has expressed its readiness to work with the international community both within and outside the United Nations for the early realisation of the goal of gender ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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