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Notice to Uttar Pradesh over 90 missing children


July 13th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday issued a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government over the 90 children missing from the state's Ghaziabad district ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russia’s external debt down 10 percent to $36 bn


March 1st, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian government's external debt declined by 10.4 percent in 2011 to $35.8 billion, the finance ministry said Thursday.In euro terms, Russia's sovereign debt declined ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man shot in suspected honour killing in Uttar Pradesh


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, January 02 (IANS) In a suspected case of honour killing, a man and woman were fired at by members of the woman's family Sunday in a village near Meerut. ... Read more...

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Dilip Kumar wishes fans pleasant 2012


January 1st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Dilip Kumar has wished his fans a wonderful New Year and at also remembered his wife, Saira Banu's mother on her birth anniversary."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bolton’s Cahill set for Chelsea move


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers boss Owen Coyle confirmed Friday that England defender Gary Cahill is set for a switch to Stamford Bridge.The English international will become the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PM is honest but remote controlled, moans Anna (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is "remote controlled", activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from ... Read more...

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India elected to UN Economic and Social Council


October 25th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) India and 20 other countries have been elected to serve on the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), the main UN body tasked with furthering economic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Medvedev signs bill classifying beer as alcohol


July 20th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a bill officially classifying beer as an alcoholic drink, thereby restricting its sale, the Kremlin said.Under the bill, alcoholic ... Read more...

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Sudan recognises South as independent state


July 9th, 2011 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
Juba, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Khartoum, the capital city of Sudan, officially recognised the independence of South Sudan a day before it is to officially become Africa's 53rd state after ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Level of China’s largest freshwater lake at lowest point in history


April 26th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 26 (ANI): The water level of China's largest freshwater lake, Poyang Lake in the Jiangxi Province, has reportedly dropped to the lowest point in its history for the same period.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Central Government employees to get six percent dearness allowance hike


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 22 (ANI): The Union Cabinet is set to approve a six percent increase in dearness allowance for nearly 50 lakh central government employees and 38 lakh pensioners during its ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Injury scare for South Africa as Tahir fractures thumb


March 9th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, March 9 (IANS) The South African cricket team received an injury scare Wednesday after scans revealed that leg-spinner Imran Tahir has sustained a fracture of his left thumb.The 31-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No illegal corundum mining in Chhattisgarh: Chief minister


March 8th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has not received any complaint of illegal mining of corundum, found in leftist insurgency-hit forested pockets in the state, Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama gets high approval rating in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year were highest in most of the states, according to the Gallup 2010 poll.His approval rating in Hawaii, the place ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bengalis living abroad may vote in assembly polls


February 16th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) For the first time, Bengalis settled abroad will be able to cast votes in the West Bengal assembly elections, provided they are physically present in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China gives academic degrees to 21 million students since 1981


February 13th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): In last 30 years, China has given more than 21 million academic degrees, including 335,000 doctorates.The academic degrees given since 1981 also included 2.73 million masters' degrees ... Read more...

Posted in World |

761 Pakistanis currently detained in Indian prisons: Qureshi


February 4th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamanad, Feb 4 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has told the National Assembly that around 1,786 Pakistanis are imprisoned in 14 countries for various crimes, out of which 761 are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Abu Dhabi will review apartment safety steps


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 2 (ANI): The Department of Municipal Affairs (DMA) in Abu Dhabi has said that it will be reviewing apartment safety steps, after a 13-year-old Indian girl fell to her death ... Read more...

Posted in World |

50,000 displaced Rabhas and Garos facing discrimination in Assam


January 21st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 21 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights today said that about 50,000 Garos and Rabhas displaced by conflicts since January 1, 2010 are being discriminated in terms of relief ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Union Cabinet declares January 25 as ‘National Voters’ Day’


January 20th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the declaration of January 25 every year as 'National Voters' Day' beginning from this year and to provide voters a badge ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cow dies of mad-cow disease in the Netherlands


January 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- A 14-year-old cow which died in the Netherlands late last year has been found to have been infected with BSE, which is commonly known as mad-cow disease, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kerala Film Critics’ Association Invites Entry For Best Feature Films


January 12th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 12, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): The Atlas-Film Critics’ Association awards is going to be held in the coming months, so the Kerala Film Critics' Association has asked for the entries. The awards ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why some cancers become malignant and others don’t


January 7th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Scientists have discovered why some cancers become malignant and others don't.The study, led by Dr. Gerardo Ferbeyre of the University of Montreal's Department of Biochemistry, found that cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BJP illegally collecting election funds: Congress


January 4th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 4 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday accused Madhya Pradesh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Prabhat Jha of illegally collecting funds from people for party candidates contesting the Jan 6 municipal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Justino Sanchez, Of Puerto Rico, Accused Of Perpetrating A ‘Blowtorch Attack’ On His Family


January 4th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
A 45-year-old Puerto Rican male, Justino Sanchez Diaz, has been accused of assaulting his familial members with petrol and a blowtorch. Justino has now been indicted for slaughter as well subsequent to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Estonia successfully adopts Euro


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Commission on Monday informed that Estonia successfully adopted the Euro starting last Saturday as the changeover process is undergoing according to plan.On January 1, Estonia began ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lalu Yadav visits Jagannath temple to celebrate New Year


January 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, Jan 1 (ANI): Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav visited the Jagannath temple here on Saturday to mark the beginning of the New Year with god's blessings.After his visit ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi NGO observes January 1 as ‘No Honking Day


January 1st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): In an endeavor to end the nuisance of honking, a non-governmental organisation 'The Earth Saviours Foundation' is observing January 1 as 'No Honking Day' with support of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, Pakistan exchange list of nuclear installations


January 1st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): India and Pakistan have exchanged through diplomatic channels the list of their nuclear installations for the 20th consecutive year under an agreement, which prohibits any kind of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Heavy snowfall fails to deter village voters in Himachal


December 31st, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
By Prem ThakurBuruaa (Himachal Pradesh), Dec.31 (ANI): Despite heavy snowfall, people of Himachal Pradesh's Buruaa village actively participated in village body elections.Roshan Thakur, a voter, said people were so enthusiastic about casting ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Govt. excludes Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland from ‘Protected Area’ for foreigners


December 31st, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): The Central Government has now decided to exclude the entire area of the States of Manipur, Mizoram and Nagaland from the 'Protected Area' regime notified under the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Want to shed those extra festive pounds? Wait a couple of weeks


December 31st, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): A new study has suggested that waiting a couple of weeks before starting a diet to shed the extra festive pounds could be more beneficial.The study found ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Oprah Winfrey appears sans make-up, in bathtub in OWN preview


December 31st, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 31 (ANI): Talk show host Oprah Winfrey has revealed her natural self to viewers by appearing without her make-up and even while taking a bath during a preview ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 600 children missing from Delhi this year


December 30th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Nearly 2,161 complaints of missing children were registered in seven of the 12 districts of Delhi in nine months of 2010, response to a Right to Information ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kelsey Grammer Ready For Fourth Innings With Kayte Walsh


December 30th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Frasier' star Kelsey Grammer has not been lucky in relationships since his first marriage to dance instructor Doreen Alderman whom he married in 1982. Since then, he had married thrice ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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