Five mental clinics to come up in Jammu region

July 2nd, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) Kashmir's Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma has announced opening of mental health clinics in five of the 10 districts in Jammu region.The six million people in ... Read more...

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Genelia stands out in ‘Naa Ishtam’ (Telugu Movie Review)

March 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Naa Ishtam"; Cast: Rana Daggubati, Genelia D'Souza, Harshavardhan Rane, Nasser, Brahmanandaam, Ali, Raghubabu; Director: Prakash Tholeti; Producer: Paruchuri Kiriti; Composer: Chakri; Camera: Venkat Prasad; Rating: **"Naa Ishtam", which is Rana ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram blasts India’s batting legends

January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday blasted the ageing Indian batting legends calling them "physically inadequate" and termed the world No.2 Test team's humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

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Dubai-born Kashmiri brings ‘change’ to her village (With Images)

January 8th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 8 (IANS) Moved by the plight of her remote village in Jammu and Kashmir state, a Kashmiri woman born and brought up in Dubai relinquished what could have ... Read more...

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Under pressure, PM appeals to MPs to pass Lokpal bill (Second Lead)

December 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Under pressure from Team Anna and the opposition for a strong anti-graft legislation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday made a strong pitch for parliament ... Read more...

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Fuel a great risk to Indian thermal power plants: Deloitte

August 16th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Inadequate supplies of fuel is beginning to emerge as the biggest risk to thermal power projects in India, according to a report released by global ... Read more...

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Implement uniform school syllabus: Madras High Court

July 18th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) In a major set back for Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government led by J. Jayalalithaa, the Madras High Court Monday ordered implementation of a uniform system of ... Read more...

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New anti-piracy law ready for parliament

June 28th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With the Indian Navy nabbing over 120 Somali pirates in the last six months, India has prepared a draft anti-piracy law that is likely to ... Read more...

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Out: the palpably corrupt and the pretentious ideologue (Comment)

May 14th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mamata Banerjee's and Jayalalitha's victories in the West Bengal and Tamil Nadu assembly elections reflect two crucial aspects of Indian politics. One is that Marxism has lost much of its ... Read more...

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BRICS leaders call for reforms in international monetary system

April 14th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya, Apr 14 (ANI): Recognizing that the international financial crisis has exposed the inadequacies and deficiencies of the existing international financial system, leaders of BRICS countries called for reform and improvement of ... Read more...

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Shunglu Committee to submit three more CWG reports by Tuesday

March 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 27 (ANI): The V K Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to probe into charges of corruption in various projects related to the 2010 Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Inadequate diet ‘can cause anemia in postmenopausal women’

March 25th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 25 (ANI): A new study indicates that inadequate nutrition is linked to a greater risk of anemia in postmenopausal women."This study suggests that inadequate nutrient intakes are a significant risk ... Read more...

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Report sent to PM on bailout for CWG Village builder

March 24th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The office of Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna Thursday sent a report to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) explaining the circumstances under which a ... Read more...

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India needs to deal with corruption: PM

March 18th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 18 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, today said that India needs to deal with the malice of corruption and improve governance in Asia's third-largest economy.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Treat yourself as well as you treat friends, family to be happier in life

March 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): A new research has explored the area of self-compassion amongst people - how kindly people view themselves.The research conducted by experts at the University of Texas at ... Read more...

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Cases lodged against ITBP, rail rooftop riders

February 4th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police late Thursday lodged criminal cases against 20,000 unidentified youth for allegedly going on rampage in Bareilly city after a last minute cancellation of a ... Read more...

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Lawson says Hilfenhaus bowling is predictable

January 5th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 5 (ANI): Former pacer Geoff Lawson has said that Ben Hilfenhaus's removal of England skipper Andrew Strauss in the fifth Ashes Test does not disguise the bowler's glaring inadequacies in ... Read more...

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‘Real heroes are Indian women sportspersons’

October 15th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian sportswomen, it appears, have finally arrived, seeing their triumphant performance at the Commonwealth Games where they won medals in almost every sport they took part in, ... Read more...

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Scots more than satisfied with Commonwealth Games preparations

October 1st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): After the avalanche of bad publicity related to the XIXth Commonwealth Games, which nearly buried Delhi last week, the mood has taken a decisive swing in a ... Read more...

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UK police probing Lib Dem MP on ’seduction’ charge

September 27th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): Police are investigating a senior Liberal Democrat lawmaker for reportedly trying to seduce a vulnerable female constituent.The 36-year-old single mother reportedly approached Mike Hancock, MP for Portsmouth South, with ... Read more...

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Former Pak army chief says no possibility of martial law in Pakistan

September 5th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 5 (ANI): Pakistan's former army chief General Mirza Aslam Beg, has said that after facing defeat in Afghanistan, the United States intends to introduce a military regime in Pakistan, but ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas tragedy was handled poorly, accepts Sonia

August 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Pointing out inadequacies in the manner in which successive governments have dealt with the Bhopal gas tragedy, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Thursday steps should ... Read more...

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Strategy needed to tackle lifestyle diseases: President (Lead)

July 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday called upon the medical community to evolve a comprehensive strategy to tackle the emerging threat of lifestyle diseases and provide health care to ... Read more...

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Bhopal Gas Tragedy: PM says India to convince US to extradite Anderson

June 29th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok DixitOnboard Air India One, June 29 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said that he and his government would try to convince the United States to ... Read more...

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GM In The Black; Must Still Reimburse American Federal Assistance Though

May 18th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): General Motors (GM) is in the money. This is a wonderful piece of information for General Motors Co. It articulated on Monday that it had ... Read more...

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Tylenol Recalled Due To Bacterial Contamination

May 8th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA), in a recent report, divulged that the raw substances utilized in manufacturing children's liquid cold medications, which were ... Read more...

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White House criticizes irregularities in Sudan election

April 20th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs criticized on Tuesday Sudan's election and expressed the continuous support from the United States towards the Sudanese people.Sudan held presidential and ... Read more...

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Cops double up as finger-print experts in Goa

March 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 25 (IANS) The Finger Print Bureau (FPB) continues to rely on police constables for its various functions, which only finger-print experts are competent to do, the Comptroller and Auditor General ... Read more...

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Halt violence for talks, Chidambaram tells Maoists

February 9th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 9 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday said the government would be ready to talk to Maoist guerrillas if they called a halt to their violence. "If you abjure ... Read more...

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CPI-M to form disciplinary panel

February 4th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) To purge the party of vices, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday decided to form a disciplinary commission. The decision was taken at a meeting of the party's ... Read more...

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Motorola And Verizon Readies Droid Update

December 10th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Motorola, the US mobile phone and accessory maker which was considered almost defunct by the industry insiders, staged a successful comeback with its Android based smart phone ... Read more...

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Nepal peace pact in tatters on third anniversary

November 20th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) Nepal's historic peace pact, which ended a decade of violent communist insurgency, turned three years Friday under the threat of unravelling.On this date in 2006, the ... Read more...

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Orissa suspends licences of 482 ore traders

November 11th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 11 (IANS) Intensifying its crackdown on illegal mining, the Orissa government has suspended licences of at least 482 traders of different ores after they failed to produce adequate documents, officials ... Read more...

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Expansion of paramilitary indicates inadequacies in state police : Chidambaram

October 27th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 27 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said here on Tuesday that massive expansion of the central police forces (CPF) is indicative of inadequacies of state police.Addressing the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh president seeks court opinion on mutiny trial

August 17th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 17 (IANS) Bangladesh President Zillur Rahman Monday sought opinion of the Supreme court on whether the border guards who mutinied in February be tried under the civil code or ... Read more...

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