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Rebuilding education from the ruins: Afghan minister (Interview)


July 1st, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) As Afghanistan engages in rebuilding its educational institutions destroyed by the Taliban, bringing women back into schools and colleges continues to be a challenge, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Embryo stem cell therapy brings hope to those with incurable diseases


June 10th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Simran Kaur, 42, was suffering from cerebellar ataxias, a rare genetic disorder, which left her wheelchair bound, incontinent, with slurred speech and no chances of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Former militant, bystander shot at in Srinagar


June 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 7 (IANS) A former militant and a man standing beside him were injured when unidentified gunmen fired at them here Thursday evening, police said.According to police, two 'pheran' ... Read more...

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Assam sexagenarian vows to save witch-hunt victims


May 19th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 19 (IANS) A 60-year-old lady in Assam has launched a novel mission - not only to find out the victims of witch hunting but also to keep an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tech-savvy Kerala Tourism wins national award yet again


March 1st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 ( IANS) Tech-savvy Kerala Tourism set a record by winning the National Tourism Award for its website, fifth time in the last ten years.Kerala Tourism Minister A.P.Anil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drunken driving cases have dropped drastically: Delhi Police


December 7th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Despite 15,954 drunken driving prosecutions this year, the maximum in the last ten years, Delhi Police Wednesday said that the number of violations had ... Read more...

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Katara murder case: Vikas Yadav withdraws bail plea


October 21st, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Vikas Yadav, serving life sentence along with his cousin for the murder of MBA graduate Nitish Katara in February 2002, Friday withdraw his bail ... Read more...

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U.S. immigrant population reaches 40 million


October 8th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The population of immigrants in the United States has grown to more than 40 million people, according to a study released by the New Center for Immigration ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US drags India, China to WTO over subsidies


October 7th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) The United States has dragged the world's two largest economies, India and China to the World Trade Organization (WTO) over their subsidy programmes complaining the "situation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

12,900 drunk Delhi drivers fined in 2011


September 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With 12,900 prosecutions this year, the maximum in the last ten years, the Delhi Traffic Police are all geared up to crack the whip ... Read more...

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Jharkhand hikes salaries of ministers, legislators


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand assembly Saturday passed a bill raising salaries of legislators and ministers - the fourth hike in the last ten years.With the hike, a legislator ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Omar mocks at BJP for clemency for Bhullar


September 1st, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 1 (IANS) Responding to the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) criticism of his Twitter comments, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday hit out at the party ... Read more...

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It is a dream come true to coach Argentina: Sabella


August 31st, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Argentina's new chief soccer coach Alejandro Sabella Wednesday said it was a great feeling to get the key job but it also has bestowed upon him ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nuclear scientist flays opposition to Jaitapur project


August 24th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Terming as "totally unacceptable" the opposition by environmental activists to the proposed Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project in Maharashtra, top nuclear scientist M.R. Srinivasan Wednesday strongly advocated ... Read more...

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David Beckham may be going bald


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Malibu, Calif., Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British soccer star David Beckham’s latest picture hints that the 36-year-old may be going bald. The star is the husband of former Posh singer Victoria ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Don’t neglect people with HIV, PM tells ministries


July 4th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said ministries should make various schemes more accessible to people with HIV/AIDS, from employment under the National Rural Employment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Need guys to take up responsibility, says Sammy


June 24th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), June 24 (IANS) West Indies captain Darren Sammy feels their batsmen have to take more responsibility and not throw away their wickets like they did in their 63-run ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UN votes to reform sanctions on Al Qaeda, Taliban


June 18th, 2011 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 18 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously voted Friday to pass two resolutions to reform sanctions on the Taliban and Al Qaeda and give the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani Army got only $1.4 bn American aid: Kayani


June 10th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The Pakistani Army used only $1.4 billion of the total $8.6 billion US funding made available over the last decade, not $13-15 billion as reported, according ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cargo vessel runs aground, being towed away


June 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 4 (IANS) A cargo vessel used to transport iron ore from Goa ran aground off the Calangute beach after a heavy squall lashed the shores across the ... Read more...

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Al Zawahiri next target, but Pakistan may not be told


May 9th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) After killing Al Qaeda leader Osama biLaden, the United States is now hunting for his deputy Ayman al Zawahiri, but it still may not tell ... Read more...

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Three held for murdering old man, looting his house


May 7th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Three people, including the driver and a juvenile servant of an 87-year-old retired government employee, have been arrested for murdering him and looting cash ... Read more...

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Humiliated ISI’s ‘good, but not God’ excuse following Osama’s discovery in Abbottabad


May 5th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 5(ANI): Pakistan's premier spy agency Inter Services Intelligence is "good, but not God," an ISI official has said, following the huge embarrassment faced by the agency in the wake ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tata steel to increase Chinese investments by five percent


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 3 (ANI): Tata Steel Limited, the world's 10th-largest steel company in terms of production and a subsidiary of the Tata Steel Group, plans to increase its investment in China by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s last typewriter factory ’shuts down’ in Mumbai


April 26th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Godrej and Boyce - the last company left in the world that was still manufacturing typewriters - has closed its production plant in Mumbai, India.The company is now ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak players ducking domestic matches must be omitted from national team: Sultan Rana


April 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): Those international-level Pakistan cricketers who do not make themselves available for their domestic teams, should also be excluded from the national squad, the Pakistan Cricket Board's Domestic Cricket Director ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chelsea’s Abramovich deserves Champions League trophy: Lampard


April 12th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): Frank Lampard has called on his Chelsea team mates to put in their best efforts to win the Champions League for club owner Roman Abramovich.Admitting that his side ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rahul Gandhi urges Assam voters to elect Gogoi for third term


April 5th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kamrup (Assam), Apr 5 (ANI): Criticizing the opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday urged voters in Assam to elect Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Religious extremism, the mantra for political power in Pakistan


April 5th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 5 (ANI): A young teenager walked up to a bus stand in lower Dir, Northwest Pakistan, on Monday, and blew himself up, killing at least six people. This ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Sonia pulls up AGP, lauds Gogoi Govt. for Assam’s development


April 1st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Karimganj, Apr 1 (ANI): Launching a blistering attack on the opposition Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday said the law and order situation in Assam has changed ... Read more...

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‘Wish my senior players had same hunger as senior statesman Sachin’


March 24th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Disappointed after his side crashed out of the World Cup with a 10-wicket defeat against Pakistan, West Indies coach Ottis Gibson Wednesday said he wished ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UK to slash foreign student visas by 100,000 annually


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): British Home Secretary Theresa May would reportedly announce that the number of foreign student visas issued annually would be slashed by 100,000.May would also announce scores of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Julia Roberts fan has 82 portraits of the actress tattooed onto his torso!


March 11th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Most film fans would be happy to have a signed photograph to remind them of their favourite movie star, but Miljenko Parserisas Bukovic is different.This Julia Roberts fan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jharkhand economy growing, but agriculture declines: Report


March 7th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 7 (IANS) Jharkhand's per capita gross state domestic product (GSDP), that is the total value of goods and services produced in the state divided by its population, increased ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Warner Bros’ tour to take you through Harry Potter and his magical world


March 7th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Hollywood studio Warner Brothers revealed a new Harry Potter tour in Hertfordshire which will open in spring next year.The tour will be organised at the Leavesden studios ... Read more...

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