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Malaysian football betting syndicate busted, over 100 arrested


April 5th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 5 (IANS) Malaysian police Thursday busted what is believed to be one of the world's largest football betting syndicates and arrested more than 100 foreigners in an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New Zealand consumer prices fall


January 19th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 19 (IANS) A sharp drop in the price of vegetables caused a dip in prices for New Zealand consumers in the last quarter, according to figures from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Village where BSNL phones do not ring


September 7th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chitkul (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 7 (IANS) Telephones do not ring in this remote, picturesque village in Himachal Pradesh.It's being one year since the villagers close to the China border in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tune in to Uttar Pradesh’s human radio


June 28th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Ramabainagar (Uttar Pradesh), June 28 (IANS) "It's 4.15 in the morning...time for the weather report," crackles a loudspeaker perched atop a temple here. For the next 30 minutes, the voice ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BPL survey to have exclusion, inclusion criteria: Officials


May 19th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The methodology for the below poverty line (BPL) census will be based on an automatic inclusion and exclusion criteria and deprivation scores for the remaining ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New census to estimate India’s poor with caste, religion (Roundup)


May 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A far-reaching nationwide census in India will identify people below the poverty line with parameters to exclude families that own a vehicle, a concrete ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists find youngsters suffer gadget ‘withdrawal’


April 8th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): A study has found that many young people suffer from gadget "withdrawal" when they are banned from using their computer or mobile phones.The study claims that the withdrawal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Job information on cell phone for Karnataka villagers


March 4th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) Those looking for employment in Karnataka's rural areas would soon be using their cell phones to hunt for jobs.The cell phone turning into a job hunting ... Read more...

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MPs seek probe into Jayalalithaa wiretap


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Fourteen AIADMK MPs have urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order a judicial probe into the alleged tapping of party leader J. Jayalalithaa's phones by ... Read more...

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Assam has a new helpline ‘Sarathi 104′


November 7th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Nov.7 (ANI): The Assam Chief Minister, Tarun Gogoi, on Sunday dedicated a health information helpline service, known as the 'Sarathi 104', to the people of the State.With this Assam became the ... Read more...

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India seeks ‘lawful access’ to all telecom data


August 31st, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India has asked companies that allow users to make voice calls over the Internet to provide security agencies access to their encrypted data, a day after BlackBerry ... Read more...

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Cricket betting racket busted, three held


August 23rd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Three people have been arrested on charges of running a cricket betting racket in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, police said Monday. "We were receiving information for the ... Read more...

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Haryana police bust IPL betting gang, 5 arrested


April 7th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), April 7 (IANS) The Haryana police in this town Wednesday claimed to have busted a gang of bookies who were running a betting racket on Indian Premier League (IPL) matches ... Read more...

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Big B takes to voice blogging now


February 9th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Avid blogger Amitabh Bachchan has gone a step closer to his fans through vogging or vocal blogging by which they can hear his thoughts anytime and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police fire tear gas at protestors in Iran


December 7th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 7 (DPA) Police fired tear gas against protestors near Tehran University in Iran Monday, trying to quell demonstrations against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, witnesses said. The witnesses also reported clashes between ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Telephone workers strike called off in Delhi, Mumbai (Lead)


May 20th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Some 8,000 employees of the state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL), which runs telecom and Internet services in the national capital and Mumbai, Wednesday called off their three-day ... Read more...

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Mahanagar Telephone Nigam workers call off strike


May 20th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Some 8,000 employees of the state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL), which runs telecom and Internet services in the country's two main metros, called off their agitation Wednesday ... Read more...

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MTNL workers’ strike hits services for second day


May 19th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Nearly 8,000 employees of the state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) continued their strike for the second consecutive day Tuesday, affecting telephone and internet services in Delhi. ... Read more...

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Gaza’s children traumatised by war despite ceasefire: UN


February 10th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 10 (DPA) Children in the Gaza Strip continued to suffer and feel insecure despite a ceasefire that has mostly ended three weeks of intense fighting between Israel and Hamas, ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh official canvassing for son: Congress (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


November 15th, 2008 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress party in Madhya Pradesh Saturday charged the state's Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) P.P. Tiwari with misusing government resources for his son, who is contesting the assembly ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh poll official canvassing for son: Congress


November 15th, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress party in Madhya Pradesh Saturday charged the state's Chief Electoral Officer P.P. Tiwari with misusing government resources for his son contesting the assembly elections and demanded ... Read more...

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MTNL’s market share decreases: minister


October 20th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The market share of the state-run telecom operator Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd (MTNL) has decreased due to capacity constraint in its GSM mobile network, a union minister ... Read more...

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Hyderabad police using CDs, phone messages to counter terrorism


July 31st, 2008 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) From CDs on how to identify bombs to phone messages asking people to be vigilant, police here are coming out with novel ways to involve the common man ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britons hooked on to Internet like never before


July 27th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 27 (ANI): Internet has changed the way we shop, do business and get entertained. Now, this ever-so prominent Internet domination has been reflected in the findings of a study, ... Read more...

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High court goes tech savy, to have e-filing of cases


June 18th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Queues will soon be a thing of the past in Delhi High Court as Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) would be installed in the court premises to promote e-filing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Telephone cable thefts on the rise in Himachal


February 17th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
Shimla, Feb 17 (IANS) There has been a sharp rise in the theft of telephone cables in the Himachal Pradesh countryside, particularly the rural area of Shimla district. "Telephone cables worth Rs.450,000 ... Read more...

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