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Rare diseases are now highlighted by Indian cinema

April 10th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Progeria, autism, dyslexia, Alzheimer's, Asperger syndrome -- movies on these rare diseases would have typically been the themes of documentaries until a few years ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tusshar turns co-producer, says it’s for money

February 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Tusshar Kapoor, who is still struggling to make a mark in Bollywood, is now following sister Ekta Kapoor's footsteps - he has turned co-producer with ... Read more...

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Constant rate hikes have further burdened realty industry (Comment)

August 3rd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
It is a matter of concern that credit growth, both for home loans and on the exposure to real estate developers, has hit a speed breaker due to repeated interest rate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BJP demands probe into Goa seaside project

March 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa Tuesday demanded a probe into the controversial seaside project being developed by a firm co-promoted by the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

African farmland to Indian firms no cause for worry: UN official

February 13th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) A top official at UN agencies has sought to allay apprehensions among people of some African countries that propose to lease farmland to investors ... Read more...

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Koda aide named in money laundering case charge sheet

January 15th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Saturday filed a charge sheet in a Ranchi court against Vinod Sinha, a close aide of former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, in a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IPL governing council member hopeful about Sourav

January 11th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Anurag Thakur, a member of the Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council and president of the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association, said Tuesday he is hopeful about Sourav Ganguly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ombudsman blasts Yeddyurappa on land scam probe

November 26th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hassan (Karnataka), Nov 26 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's decision to order a judicial probe into land deals of the past 10 years has led to a raging controversy. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Koda aide remanded in ED custody for 12 days

November 19th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 19 (IANS) A Ranchi court Friday sent Vinod Sinha, a close aide of jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, to 12 days of Enforcement Directorate (ED) remand.The Enforcement Directorate ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russian President Medvedev visits disputed islands, angering Japan

November 1st, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Monday visited one of the the disputed south Kuril Islands, located in the far east of Russia and northern area of Japan.Medvedev ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Delhi Meteorological Department predicts rains during Commonwealth Games

September 5th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 5 (ANI): With less than a month left for the Commonwealth Games 2010, the Meteorological Department on Sunday predicted rainfall in October, in the city and nearby regions.Director of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Realty sector revives in Hyderabad after political crisis

June 15th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 15 (ANI): The Realty sector in Hyderabad has bounced back after the recent political crisis, as demand for residential and commercial properties is growing.The trend is growing evidently in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woman’s touch can make you financially reckless

May 12th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) A woman's touch is all it takes for people to throw caution to the wind, says a new study. If a female experimenter patted a participant on the back, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Woman’s touch can fuel risk-taking behaviour

May 12th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A comforting, maternal pat on the back can make a person throw caution to the wind, concludes a new study.The research has been published online in Psychological Science, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India losing revenue due to smuggling of betel nuts into W. Bengal

July 31st, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, July 31 (ANI): India is losing revenue worth millions of rupees every year due to smuggling of betel nuts into West Bengal from Nepal, said an custom official."Revenue is affected ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Risky Business: FTC Capital executives charged with fraud

May 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 am ICT by GD
"It's always about money, honey!" A couple of executives from FTC Capital, New York, found themselves on the wrong side of the law when they apparently got a little too comfortable with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kannada film industry faces slump at box office

March 24th, 2009 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Banglaore, March 24 (IANS) The Kannada film industry is going through a rough patch, with even star-studded films biting the dust at the box office while films with newcomers are generating only ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sponsors snub Sri Lanka cricket team

December 17th, 2008 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 17 (IANS) Marketing and financial prospects of the Sri Lanka cricket team are said to have hit rock-bottom as the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) failed to attract a single bidder ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Charanjit Singh Bath taking Sikh community to places in Business World

August 20th, 2008 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Fresno (California), Aug.20 (ANI):Charanjit Singh Bath, a farmer and an entrepreneur from Punjab, has done the Sikhs proud by being the largest grower of raisins not just in the United States, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Heres how to decide if you should quit your job or not

July 24th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): Working in an organisation that is going through crisis? Cant decide between staying or leaving the job? Well, dont fret, for here are some tips which can ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IPL not the future of Indian cricket, says Amarnath

February 24th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Former cricketer Mohinder Amarnath Sunday slammed the Indian Premier League (IPL), saying that it could never be the future of Indian cricket as it would not help the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Start marketing other sports like cricket’

February 23rd, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by admin
By Saumojyoti Singha Choudhury New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Auction of cricketers for millions of dollars by the Indian Premier League has left sportspersons in other disciplines wondering why their federations cannot lure ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Experts nudge government to spend more on health

February 22nd, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India's public healthcare system is "virtually collapsing" with less than one percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) allocated towards it, against the government promise of three ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britney and Paris in strip club war

January 2nd, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 2 (ANI): It seems that Britney Spears and Paris Hilton are welcoming 2008 with a bitter bitch fight - the two are planning to launch their own chains of Las ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |