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Ready to quit if phone-tapping charges proved: Yeddyurappa (Lead)

July 25th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 25 (IANS) A defiant Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday declared that he would resign from the post and active politics if the charges that state agencies ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Heads of Bengal’s cultural and educational institutes put in papers

May 19th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) With the change of guard at the helm of the state, many heads of important cultural and educational institutions in West Bengal put in their papers ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No need to evacuate Pak nationals from Egypt as situation ‘almost normal’: Envoy

February 8th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 8(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to Egypt Seema Naqvi has said there is no need to evacuate Pakistani nationals from the country, as life is almost back to normal there now.Initially, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Do friendships too depend on Facebook now?

November 15th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Facebook and other forms of online social networking are now "ingrained" and for many, their friendships have come to depend on it, according to an Australian study.Those ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Facebook part of daily routine for Australians

November 15th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) A whopping 97 percent of Australian adults under the age of 30 say social networking website Facebook has now become part of their everyday routine and their ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Succession crisis in North Korea unlikely: Experts

September 14th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept.14 (ANI): Leading Korean Peninsula experts have ruled out the possibility of a "succession crisis" in North Korea.During a session open to international media on what if there is a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’ve had a vasectomy, admits Kiwi PM

June 1st, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 1 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key stunned reporters at a recent press conference when he revealed that he has had a vasectomy.The premier disclosed the personal information ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I’ve had a vasectomy, admits New Zealand PM

June 1st, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 1 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister John Key admitted to having a vasectomy during a press conference and, as journalists asking him questions on budget cuts looked on stumped, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Was Kate Gosselin Rejected By Playboy?

April 14th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is all over the headlines. "Kate Gosselin rejected by Playboy" and such. In earlier reports, we were told that Jon Gosselin turned down an offer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why is ‘Vande mataram’ issue being reopened: Salman Khurshid

November 5th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 5 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid Thursday criticised the endorsement of a fatwa against the singing of "Vande mataram" by Muslims, saying some people ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No regret on remarks for Advani: Manmohan Singh

April 19th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, April 19 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Sunday said he did not regret about his recent comments about senior BJP leader Lal Krishna Advani, as it was the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

PM open to tie-up with Left but n-deal is still hurdle (Lead)

April 15th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Leaving the door to a rapprochement wide open, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday that an alliance with the Left after the elections was possible. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Beckham factor will see Queenslands Suncorp Stadium full to capacity

October 16th, 2008 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney , Oct 16 (ANI): England soccer star, who now plays for LA Galaxy, is expected to fill the Brisbane ''s Suncorp Stadium to its capacity, when he plays in an ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India agreement will go through: US envoy to IAEA

July 25th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Mehru Jaffer Vienna, July 25 (IANS) Gregory L. Schulte, US ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), expects the India-specific safeguards agreement to be approved by the agency's board of governors ... Read more...

Posted in World |

After day one of debate, Manmohan says he is confident of winning trust motion

July 22nd, 2008 - 12:40 am ICT by ANI
By Pankaj YadavNew Delhi , July 21 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh this evening reiterated that his UPA Government will win the trust vote tomorrow, and refuted the allegation that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gilani may seek dissolution of Pakistan Parliament if coalition collapses

May 11th, 2008 - 11:35 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 11 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza gilani and Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Asif Ali Zardari are reported to be seriously thinking of dissolving the National Assembly if ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No Pakistan tour, no IPL: Australian board warns Symonds

February 22nd, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb 22 (IANS) Cricket Australia has warned Andrew Symonds of a possible ban from the Indian Premier League (IPL) if he decides to boycott next month's Pakistan tour because of security ... Read more...

Posted in World |