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US lauds India’s role in eradicating polio


August 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The US appreciates India's role in eradicating polio and the joint effort by both the countries towards ensuring child survival, US representative to the United ... Read more...

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Boy rescued safely from borewell in Maharashtra (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), July 9 (IANS) A four-year-old boy fell into a borewell in a village in this Maharashtra district was safely rescued in a three hour joint effort by police ... Read more...

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China urges joint effort for sustainable development


June 21st, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday urged the global community to make joint efforts to promote sustainable development."To jointly promote sustainable development, we should take ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Joint effort needed to eliminate fake goods’


June 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Consumer awareness is the key to curb the growing menace of counterfeit goods, which is widespread across the country right from fake medicines, automobile parts ... Read more...

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‘Clean India’ campaign takes off at Qutub Minar


May 20th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) A "Clean India" Campaign was begun Sunday at the capital's landmark Qutub Minar."Since the Qutub Minar gets as many as 25,000 footfalls on a weekend, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

15 million babies born prematurely every year


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Fifteen million babies are born too soon every year and 1.1 million die shortly after birth, making premature birth the second leading cause of death in ... Read more...

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Russian warships in China for joint exercise


April 21st, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) A Russian naval fleet has arrived in China Saturday for a joint exercise with the Chinese Navy in the Yellow Sea next week.Four warships and three ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BHEL starts supplying super critical boilers


April 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) Power equipment maker Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) is expecting more orders for its super critical boilers and thereby save on its royalty outgo to technology ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lankan temple paintings in Delhi


March 24th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) About 110 replica of ancient Sri Lankan temple paintings and rock and wall paintings as well as interpretations in traditional style are on exhibition here.At ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Experience love through EU movie fest


March 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The focus is on love at the 17th edition of the European Union film festival that has kick-started here. A bouquet of 25 films, including ... Read more...

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Russia will counter US missile defence: Medvedev


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will continue with the overhaul of its missile defence unless the US drops its plans for a European missile shield or proposes a scheme ... Read more...

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Kolkata prison first to house permanent art gallery


February 19th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Kolkata's Alipore Correctional Home has become India's first prison to house a permanent art gallery.The gallery, named Srishtikala Bhavan is a joint effort of the West ... Read more...

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Cloud-based tablet solution for students launched


January 25th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 25 (IANS) Sam Pitroda, advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Wednesday launched the country's first cloud-based tablet solution for school students called 'e-tutor tablet'.This can be used ... Read more...

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India takes first step towards ultra super-critical boilers


January 20th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) The first step towards India's own advanced ultra super- critical boiler for coal-fired power plants has been taken with the realisation of two materials that can ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Romeo Santos’ solo debut leads Latin albums chart


December 30th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) The first solo effort by Aventura lead singer Romeo Santos leads Billboard's list of best-selling Latin albums for a fifth consecutive week.Jenni Rivera's "Joyas prestadas: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

ICT key to combat climate change, say experts


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Information and communications technology (ICT) can play a major role in combating climate change by encouraging adoption of green practices, experts said Thursday."ICT could help ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Next EU summit to focus on jobs: Top official


December 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 21 (IANS) The next summit of the European Union (EU) will focus on jobs, said EU president Herman Van Rompuy. "Our next summit is already scheduled for Jan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata mulling coal-based ventures in Bangladesh: Industry body


December 17th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Describing Bangladesh as an attractive investment destination, the India-Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) Saturday said salt-to-software conglomerate Tata Group, whose earlier proposed $2-billion project ... Read more...

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Brazil to keep hooligans away from 2014 World Cup


November 27th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 27 (IANS) Brazil Sunday announced a strategy that will help increase its security during the 2014 football World Cup.The newly created Special Secretariat for Large Events ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jayalalithaa praises joint effort to defuse bomb


October 29th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday praised a villager, one of her party workers and the bomb disposal squad for detecting and defusing a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Callaway Golf Junior Tour starts Saturday


October 19th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The inaugural Callaway Golf Junior Tour kick-starts in India Saturday and will see the participation of the country's budding golfers.The tour will witness top junior ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India may seek common ground at IBSA on Af-Pak


October 17th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 17 (IANS) Fresh with a victory of sorts over the stand taken on Syria at the UN, India may engage Brazil and South Africa to forge a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US should support India’s peaceful rise vis-a-vis China: Study


September 17th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Even as China hardens its stance over Indian oil exploration bids in Vietnamese waters in South China Sea, a latest India-US study has pitched for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar launches education quality campaign


September 5th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 5 (IANS) After achieving success in school enrollment, the Bihar government -- on the occasion of Teachers' Day Monday -- launched a scheme to improve the quality of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Peace in parliament after days of disruption


August 11th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Peace finally returned to parliament Thursday after days of disruption by opposition MPs on various issues.Both houses of parliament were able to conduct their ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress delaying discussion on corruption: Left


August 10th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress have joined hands to disrupt parliament in order to delay discussions on corruption and price rise, ... Read more...

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Indian firm eyes Guiness with world’s largest apron


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai June 22 (IANS) The way to kitchens in foreign countries is through the Guiness Book of World Records is what the Murugappa group company Ambadi Enterprises Ltd believes.With an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

In Europe, it’s time for Africa


June 18th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Uppsala (Sweden), June 18 (IANS) Africa has literally the floor in this historic Swedish city, home to one of Europe's oldest universities. Over 1,500 scholars, experts and historians have descended ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bomb attack strikes U.S. Consulate vehicles in Pakistan


May 20th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb on Friday struck a vehicle belonging to the U.S. Consulate in Pakistan, killing at least one person and injuring several others, the U.S. Embassy ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ISI claims credit for arrest of 2002 Bali bombings suspect in Pakistan


March 31st, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): The arrest of fugitive Umar Patek, a member of Al Qaida-linked militant group Jemaah Islamiyah and 2002 Bali bombings suspect, was made possible only due to the efforts of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama defends his Nobel Peace Prize following growing criticism over Libya campaign


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24(ANI): United States President Barack Obama has said that he does not see any contradiction between his Nobel Peace Prize and his actions in Libya."When I received that award, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bihar Day events to be broadcast live


March 19th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 19 (IANS) The Bihar Foundation's California unit has plans to broadcast the "Bihar Divas" (Bihar Day) celebrations March 22 from Patna to Biharis all over the world.Ravi Verma, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Study examines how being nice helps


March 10th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): An act of politeness shows respect. But a new study suggests that courtesy may have a more practical, though unconscious, shared motivation: to reduce the work for those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Joint action plan with states against inflation: Consumer Affairs Minister (Interview)


January 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The central government will soon formulate an action plan with state governments on how to rein in the prices of essential items that have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kamal Haasan To Unveil Moser Baer Chief’s Book On Tamil Cinema


January 28th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Veteran superstar Kamal Haasan will unveil a book titled ‘The Best of Tamil Cinema: 1931 to 2010’ on March 2 in Chennai. The book has been penned by G. Dhananjayan, ... Read more...

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