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Gisele Bundchen slammed for describing sun lotion as ‘poison’


February 4th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 04 (ANI): Cancer experts have criticized Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen for describing sun lotion as "poison".Despite having previously starred in an advertising campaign for a range of sun creams, Bundchen ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghan leaders discuss security, cooperation (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (DPA) The leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan Wednesday called for greater cooperation in security and intelligence to tackle rising militancy that has rocked their countries. Afghan President Hamid Karzai ... Read more...

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Afghan president arrives in Pakistan to talk security


September 15th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 15 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai arrived in Islamabad Wednesday to discuss security on the two countries' shared border, a Pakistani official said. During his two-day visit, the Afghan leader ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s oldest Hindu temple portrayed on stamp for the first time


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug. 23 (ANI): Malaysia's oldest Hindu temple - the Sri Maha Mari­amman temple -- has been given the honour of being the first ever to be portrayed on a ... Read more...

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Mount Rainier Climber Lee F. Adams Dies


July 29th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lee F. Adams, 52, a Seattle scientist died Tuesday after falling into a crevasse of Mount Rainier. The scientist reportedly was part of a four-men crew ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Womb cancer risk high in women with no children


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) An increasing number of women are being diagnosed with womb cancer because they are having fewer children or none at all. Today, 7,530 women are annually diagnosed with ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Soft drinks firms flouting rules by not printing ingredients’


July 9th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Soft drink companies are openly flouting rules by not printing ingredients on glass bottles despite being asked to by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, ... Read more...

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No code breach in posting information officer: Poll panel


April 7th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has said that there was no violation of the model code of conduct in appointment of a new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala CIC appears before assembly privileges panel


March 30th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 30 (IANS) Kerala's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Palatt Mohandas appeared before the state assembly's privileges and ethics committee Tuesday after the high court asked him to do so. Both Mohandas and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court tells Kerala CIC to appear before house panel


March 29th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 29 (IANS) Kerala's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Palatt Mohandas was Monday told by the state high court here to appear before the state assembly privileges and ethics committee over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala assembly panel calls for summoning CIC, deputy


February 24th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) In a rare move, the privileges and ethics committee of the Kerala assembly Wednesday decided to recommend to the house to summon the state's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala assembly-CIC stand-off heads for climax


February 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 22 (IANS) The 14th session of the Kerala assembly which begins Wednesday will see who wins in the ongoing stand-off between the state's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) and the legislature. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Use RTI with a sense of responsibility, says CIC


February 2nd, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) has advised people to exercise "some restraint in the number of queries" filed under the Right to Information (RTI) Act while criticising ... Read more...

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344th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh celebrated


January 5th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Jan. 5 (ANI): Devotees thronged to the Golden Temple on Tuesday in large numbers for a holy dip in the Golden Temple's Sarovar or, the sacred pool ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UN to move some staff out of Pakistan


January 1st, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (DPA) The UN said Thursday it was planning to temporarily relocate some of its international staff out of Pakistan to "safer places" due to security reasons. Ishrat Rizvi, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apex court moves Delhi High Court against judges’ assets (Third lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday moved the Delhi High Court against its ruling that the office of the chief justice of India (CJI) came within the ambit of ... Read more...

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Apex court moves Delhi High Court over judges’ assets (Second Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday moved the Delhi High Court to challenge its ruling that the office of the chief justice of India came within the ambit of ... Read more...

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Veteran journalist Bhargava dies


September 22nd, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) G.S. Bhargava, veteran journalist and former principal information officer of the government, died here Tuesday, his family said. He was 85. During his journalistic career spanning four decades, ... Read more...

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Media will always be wary of the dragon


September 21st, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
By I. Ramamohan RaoNew Delhi: During the weekend, the media organizations in the country was ticked off for having overplayed the Chinese 'incursions' in Ladakh. The National Security Advisor, Foreign Secretary and ... Read more...

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Musharraf followed predecessors’ footsteps in diverting US aid against India (Part-II)


September 15th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Recollections of a communicatorNew Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): As Public Relations Officer of the Indian Army, it was my duty to conduct Indian and Foreign Correspondents to the battlefront. The American correspondents ... Read more...

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Musharraf followed predecessors’ footsteps in diverting US aid against India (Part-III)


September 15th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Recollections of a communicatorMusharraf followed predecessors' footsteps in diverting US aid against India (Part-III)New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): When the United States succeeded in forcing the Soviet Forces out of Afghanistan, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Second child within a year ‘increases breast cancer risk’


September 14th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Having a second child within a year of the first birth can increase a woman's risk of developing breast cancer, finds a new study.The research, involving 30,000 women ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan reality TV contestant dies performing task


August 31st, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): A contestant on a Pakistani reality TV show died while meeting a challenge for the show, a spokeswoman for the show's sponsor has revealed.Fareshte Aslam, the information officer ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thousands of Canadians flee forest fires


August 5th, 2009 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 5 (DPA) Nearly 5,000 Canadians have had to flee raging forest and bush fires in the western province of British Columbia, the Vancouver Sun reported Tuesday. Amidst a spell of extremely ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

One killed in Dhaka shopping complex fire (Lead)


March 13th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (Xinhua) One firefighter was killed and at least 17 people were injured after a fire broke out at Bangladesh's biggest shopping complex in the capital city Dhaka Friday afternoon. A ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High court stays information panel’s order on judges’ assets


January 19th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to the Supreme Court registrar to affirm to an applicant whether the apex court's ... Read more...

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Central Information Commission and Chief Justice of India disagree


January 17th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17(ANI): The Chief Justice of India K. G. Balakrishnan, is in disagreement with the Central Information Commissions (CIC) order on making assets of its judges available to the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

RECOLLECTIONS OF A COMMUNICATOR,Remembering Jawaharlal Nehru (Part III)


November 14th, 2008 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
The next time I saw Panditji was soon after the Chinese Aggression. The venue was the National Stadium, and the occasion was the concert by Lata Mangeshkar in memory of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists place window in mices chests to follow cancer cell spread


November 10th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 10 (ANI): American scientists have devised a way to place a window in the chest so as to see the movement of cancer cells to other tissues. Researchers at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

25 militants killed in Pakistan


July 30th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Islamabad, July 30 (Xinhua) At least 25 militants have been killed in a military operation in Pakistan's troubled Swat valley in the northwest, the army said Wednesday. The army launched a major ... Read more...

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Beijing all set to host Olympics


July 8th, 2008 - 12:06 am ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinBeijing , July 7 (ANI): Preparations are on in full swing at the Beijing Olympic Village, as the Beijing Olympics scheduled for August 8 has exactly one month ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Honeymooners fall out of love with Kufri


June 22nd, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Kufri (Himachal Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) Just a half-hour drive from Shimla town, this hill station used to be known as a honeymooner's paradise. But Kufri presents a picture of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Grand temple festival begins in Kerala


April 16th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
Thrissur (Kerala), April 16 (IANS) Kerala's most spectacular temple festival, Thrissur Pooram, began here Wednesday morning. More than 500 foreign tourists have arrived to watch the festivities. The Thrissur Pooram, celebrated in ... Read more...

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Allow young boys to play with toy guns, say experts


April 13th, 2008 - 11:53 am ICT by admin
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Boys at nursery should be allowed to play with toy guns because it plays a key role in their development, say experts.The experts have called on to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Food Corp’s authorized capital to be hiked


March 13th, 2008 - 11:52 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday gave its go-ahead for raising the authorized capital of the state-owned food grain procurement agency, Food Corporation of India (FCI), from Rs.25 billion to ... Read more...

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