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Myanmar mulls telecom industry’s privatisation


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 11 (IANS) Myanmar government has plans to privatise the telecom industry in the country.Myanmar's State Posts and Telecommunication (MPT) has worked out a plan to privatise its telecommunications ... Read more...

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Himachal hotel gets heritage status


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 23 (IANS) The Castle Naggar, Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation's prime hotel in the the picturesque Kullu valley, has been given heritage status, an official said Thursday.The union ... Read more...

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Sad that Pakistan didn’t win a single medal, says daily


August 13th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) That Pakistan, a country of over 180 million, did not win a single medal in the London Olympics was a sad reflection on the state of ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Manavjit may miss final cut (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Singh Sandhu stands the risk of missing out the final round after he finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting: Sandhu 25th in trap, may miss final cut


August 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu finished a poor 25th among 34 competitors on the first day of men's qualification and risks missing the final round of ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan share U-19 Asia Cup after tied final


July 1st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 1 (IANS) India Under-19 captain Unmukt Chand led from the front with a magnificent 121 in the thrilling tied final against Pakistan as both the countries shared ... Read more...

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Real Madrid extend Leon loan to Getafe


June 30th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 30 (IANS) Spanish side Real Madrid confirmed the club has extended the loan of midfielder Pedro Leon to Getafe for a further season.Talented right sided midfielder Leon, joined ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh walks back to India after 30 years


June 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Held in Pakistan on spying charges in the early 1980s, Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh returned home after three decades Thursday.Smiling and waving to family members, ... Read more...

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Naughty lingerie in high demand amid Euro Cup mania


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Desperate to charm their partners away from being glued to the Euro Cup 2012, many sex starved British women are taking to naughty knickers and suspenders.Sales ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

World Champion Ayouri to play in Chennai snooker event


June 16th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Hossein Vafei Ayouri from Iran, the current IBSF World champion and Asian Under-21 title holder, will be the star attraction along with Indian champion Aditya Mehta ... Read more...

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Supply route talks with Pakistan continuing: Pentagon


June 13th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) The US has said it is continuing scaled-down discussions with Pakistan on the re-opening of NATO supply routes to Afghanistan."The team that negotiated directly with Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 400,000 Nepalis leave for jobs overseas


June 12th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) More than 400,000 Nepali youths have left the country in 10 months of the current fiscal year in search of jobs, a media report said. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

British police in search of sex toys!


May 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Police in Britain's Worcestershire city are on the lookout of sex toys worth 11,000 pounds (about $17,700), stolen by some thieves.The burglars raided mail order company ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flamengo to re-sign Adriano, says coach


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (Xinhua) Flamengo football coach Joel Santana hinted that the club in on the verge of re-signing former Inter Milan and Roma striker Adriano.The 30-year-old Adriano had ... Read more...

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Woman, three grand children slaughtered in Rajasthan


April 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and her three grandchildren, aged between 8 and 13, were found slaughtered in their house in a village on the city's outskirts Monday, ... Read more...

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China to punish obstruction of school bus


April 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Drivers in China refusing to give way to school buses will be penalised.In the latest accident, three children were killed and 14 were injured Monday when ... Read more...

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Chinese want government to use domestic-made cars


March 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 7 (IANS) A large number of people in China want the government to use domestically-manufactured cars in place of the foreign-built ones more favoured by officials, a survey ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iran is enriching uranium at secret site, says UN


February 25th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) The UN nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran must address "serious concerns" about "possible military dimensions" to its nuclear programme after significantly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NGOs to discuss massive green clearances to projects


February 21st, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Over 100 NGOs from across India will come together on one platform with government and industry representatives this week to discuss the issue of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sports car driver killed in crash (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) A young realtor driving a Lamborghini was killed when his sports car hit a cyclist and crashed into a bus stop railing in south Delhi ... Read more...

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1 dead in sports car crash in Delhi (lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The driver of a speeding Lamborghini was killed when his sports car hit a cyclist and crashed into a bus stop railing in south Delhi ... Read more...

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Acquittal of five in Shivani Bhatnagar case contested


February 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on a petition of the Delhi government challenging the acquittal by the Delhi High Court of former Indian Police ... Read more...

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Woman, three held for husband’s killing


February 11th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A 29-year-old woman was arrested along with her paramour and two others for killing her husband who tortured her and forced her into prostitution, police ... Read more...

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India win Bangladesh Open golf, Manav leads in solo


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) Indian golfers Manav Das and Khalin Joshi won the team title, while Manav extended his individual lead to seven shots at the Bangladesh Open Amateur golf ... Read more...

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Delhi witnesses four percent surge in crime


January 6th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The capital witnessed a four percent increase in crime in 2011 against 2010, Delhi Police said Friday.Annual statistics released by the Delhi Police revealed that ... Read more...

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Pakistan government spent Rs.3 bn on ads


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) The Pakistani government spent over Rs.3 billion on advertisments in various newspapers and periodicals from July to November, a minister said.Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous ... Read more...

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Jan Versleijen to coach Chinese Super League club


December 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Zhengzhou (China), Dec 12 (IANS) Dutchman Jan Versleijen has formally taken over as head coach of the Chinese Super League (CSL) club Henan Jianye located in Central China's Henan province, ... Read more...

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Chris Martin’s funny friendship with Jay-Z


December 1st, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Coldplay frontman Chris Martin feels that people find his friendship with Jay-Z hilarious.The singer and his wife Gwyneth Paltrow have a strong bond with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PMK’s Ramadoss opposes FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Opposing the central government's move to allow 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in the single-brand retail sector, PMK founder S. Ramadoss Friday said the decision ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Our bowling looks very balanced: Dhoni


November 17th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday expressed happiness with the performance of his bowlers, saying the team has a balanced attack."I think the whole bowling unit ... Read more...

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Man opts for mummification for TV documentary


October 19th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) A man in Britain has become first individual to be mummified in the style of ancient Egyptians for at least 3,000 years.Using the techniques that preserved ... Read more...

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Court rejects policemen’s plea in Benazir’s killing case


October 16th, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A Pakistani court has dismissed application of two senior police officials in former prime minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination case, Xinhua reported.Bhutto was killed in a ... Read more...

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NHRC sends notice in Soni Sori case


October 11th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Taking suo motto cognizance of the media reports on the alleged custodial torture of suspected Maoist conduit, Soni Sori in Chhattisgarh, the National Human Rights ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes case: Ruling on Hindustani’s bail Sep 29


September 20th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved till Sep 29 its order on the bail plea of Sohail Hindustani, middleman and former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ... Read more...

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Three mowed down by speeding vehicle


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Three people were killed and 10 injured when a pickup vehicle first rammed into parked vehicles and then group of people near a temple on the ... Read more...

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