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Kailash Kher to perform at OzAsia Festival


August 9th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) After wowing fans in Pakistan, popular singer Kailash Kher is ready to entertain music lovers in Australia. He will perform at the OzAsia Festival in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cash receipts, currency notes carry toxic hazards: Study


July 12th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Some currency notes and cash receipts, printed on thermal paper, carry higher levels of bisphenol-S (BPS), a substitute for bisphenol-A or BPA, both of which are ... Read more...

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India joins multilateral forum to curb tax evasion


January 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) In a bid to curb tax avoidance and evasion, India has joined a multilateral forum of which there are over 30 members, including the US, ... Read more...

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Artist Damien Hirst to attend India Art Fair


September 5th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The fourth edition of India Art Fair, formerly known as the India Art Summit, Jan 25-29 will play host to top international contemporary artists like ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India in danger of missing ‘nano bus’: PM’s scientific advisor


July 6th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 6 (IANS) India could miss the "nano bus" it it did not catch up soon with China, Japan or the US that were making rapid strides in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Air India cancels 35 Mumbai flights


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Air India cancelled 35 flights to and from Mumbai Monday, the sixth day of the strike by almost half of the state-run carrier's 1,600 pilots, official ... Read more...

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90 percent of Air India’s domestic flights disrupted Sunday


May 1st, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Air India suffered a 90 percent disruption in its domestic flights Sunday on account of the strike by nearly 600 pilots, though it reported fully normal ... Read more...

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New genetic strategy makes T-cells resistant to HIV infection


January 27th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists have come up with an innovative genetic strategy for rendering T-cells resistant to HIV infection without affecting their normal growth and activity.A team of researchers from Japan, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

20,000 dentists to reach Dubai for global meet


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 3 (IANS/WAM) Over 20,000 dentists from all over the world are expected to gather in Dubai in February for an international dental conference.The three-day 15th annual UAE International Dental Conference ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Four years gone, no trace of missing Japanese tourist


December 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 1 (IANS) Four years after a 21-year-old Japanese tourist disappeared here, the police are clueless about his whereabouts.S. Kota disappeared after visiting the Taj Mahal and other monuments in ... Read more...

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Asian Games squash: Successful day for India (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 22 (IANS) Indian men and women registered convincing wins and stayed on course for a semifinal berth in the squash team event at the Asian Games here Monday.The men's team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

30th India International Trade Fair to commence on Sunday in New Delhi


November 13th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 13 (ANI): Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Anand Sharma will inaugurate the 30th edition of India International Trade Fair (IITF) in the national capital on Sunday at the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US economic experts bat for UNSC seat for India


October 30th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) As President Barack Obama travels to India next week, two leading economists have strongly backed India's case for a permanent seat of the UN Security ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Siberians discovered America, claims Russian scientist


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sakhalin, Sept 23 (ANI): The earliest settlers of America came from Siberia through the current Far East region, according to some Russian scientists.Scientists at a three-day international scientific conference in Sakhalin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ISRO offers road map for private firms in space business (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 25 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Wednesday urged the private sector to come up with innovative technologies to join hands with it to tap the growing space ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hong Kong filmmakers shoot ‘world’s first’ 3D porn film


August 9th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 09 (ANI): Filmmakers in Hong Kong have started shooting what they claim will be the first 3D pornographic film in the world.The US 3.2 million dollars 3D 'Sex and Zen: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Greece vs South Korea is clash of giant-killers


June 11th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Port Elizabeth, June 11 (DPA) The World Cup game between South Korea and Greece brings together two teams responsible for perhaps the most unexpected and remarkable achievements in modern ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi to host three-day wrestling championship next week


May 8th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): New Delhi's Indira Gandhi Sports Complex will play host to senior Asian freestyle, Greco Roman style and the female wrestling championships from May 12 to 16.The event ... Read more...

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Air China connects Bangalore with Shanghai via Chengdu


February 28th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) Chinese national carrier Air China Sunday connected India's tech hub Bangalore with Shanghai and also provided a direct service to Chengdu in Sichuan province, showcased as a major ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi to host Consultative Committee Meeting of Colombo Plan today


February 10th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 42nd Consultative Committee Meeting (CCM) of the Colombo Plan here today.Over 150 delegates from 26 Member Countries and ... Read more...

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India on course to 9 percent growth rate: Montek Singh


January 26th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Jan 26 (IANS) India is on course to notching up a rapidly rising trajectory of economic growth despite the global economic crisis, returning to a healthy nine percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhopal hosts international music festival


January 3rd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Jan 3(ANI): Scores of artistes from China, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Germany, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Israel, France, UK and Italy are participating in an International Music Festival being staged in Bhopal. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Commonwealth Wrestling Championship kick-starts in Jalandhar


December 19th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Jalandhar, Dec 19 (ANI): The three-day Commonwealth Wrestling Championship tournament began in Jalandhar on Friday (December 18).The championship is being organised by the Wrestling Federation of India and Ministry of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Checking illegal migration an onerous responsibility’


December 2nd, 2009 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 1 (IANS) Checking illegal migration is an onerous responsibility which requires unilateral and a unidimensional response, acknowledged delegates from Europe and Asia who Tuesday met in Goa for the 8th ... Read more...

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Top teams arrive for Asian Meet basketball


September 15th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) With the arrival of the "Big Four" - Korea, Chinese Taipei, Japan and China, the excitement ahead of the 23rd FIBA Asian Women's basketball championship, commencing here Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tamil Nadu to build financial city to attract investments


July 13th, 2009 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) After attracting global automobile manufacturers to the state, Tamil Nadu is now targeting sectors like financial services and aviation with special schemes. Responding to the discussions for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu plans financial city, country specific parks (Lead)


July 13th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) After attracting global automobile manufacturers to the state, Tamil Nadu is now planning a financial city, an aviation park and country-specific complexes to attract investment. Responding to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu to develop country-specific industrial parks


July 13th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is developing country-specific industrial parks to attract investments from business units located in those countries. According to the Industries Department policy note submitted by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shyam Saran to lead Indian team at climate meet


April 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Prime Minister's special envoy on climate change issues, Shyam Saran, will lead the Indian delegation to a preparatory meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kamal Nath to represent India at 7th ASEAN-India Summit


April 6th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Trade Minister Kamal Nath will represent Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at the Seventh ASEAN-India Summit and the Fourth East Asia Summit scheduled to be held ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama invites India to major economies forum on climate change


March 29th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has invited the leaders of 16 major economies including India to Washington for a forum on energy and climate next month ... Read more...

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Obama announces major economies forum on energy and climate


March 29th, 2009 - 3:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The President is pleased to announce today the launch of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate.The Major Economies Forum will facilitate a candid dialogue among ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Special yogurt fights ulcer-causing bacteria


March 23rd, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Human clinical studies have shown how a new yogurt fights bacteria-causing gastritis and stomach ulcers, with almost vaccine-like effects. Researchers have long known that yogurt, a fermented milk ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mumbai to have Asias largest Pagoda


January 25th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 25, (ANI): India''s financial and entertainment hub, Mumbai is all set to have Asia''s largest Pagoda, intended to be a mass meditation centre and also a major tourist attraction ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New detector may improve detection of dark matter in Universe


October 16th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 16 (ANI): A team of researchers in Canada have made a bold stride in the struggle to detect dark matter, by documenting the discovery of a significant difference between ... Read more...

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