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India conveys concern to US over protectionism

May 8th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India Tuesday conveyed its concerns about protectionism in the US over outsourcing of jobs to South Asia and the continuing restrictions imposed on the mobility ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Girl gang raped in basement of Ghaziabad mall

May 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 4 (IANS) A girl was lured to a shopping mall in Ghaziabad, dragged inside a Scorpio SUV by three youths, driven to the basement of the mall and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Geneva vote ’strong message for justice’

March 22nd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 22 (IANS) The Human Rights Council vote asking Colombo to probe rights abuses "is an important first step" to probing violations by both sides in the armed conflict, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

International observers say Russian vote ‘clearly skewed’ for Putin

March 5th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, Russia (BNO NEWS) -- Although voting procedures were generally followed during Russia's presidential election, there was evidence of fraud and campaign conditions were 'clearly skewed' in favor of Prime Minister Vladimir ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amphon Tangnoppaku sentenced for insulting the Thai royalty

November 23rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Insulting the Thai royalty is not such a good idea. A man accused of sending text messages considered offensive to the Thai Queen has been handed 20 ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

US freezes Libyan assets (Lead)

March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 1 (IANS) The US has frozen at least $30 billion in Libyan government assets as part of efforts to loosen besieged strongman Muammar Gaddafi's grip on power.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gillard rejects Assange’s legal help plea over Wikileaks disclosure of US cables

February 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 2 (ANI): A day after Wikileaks founder Julian Assange sought the Australian government's help over the ongoing secret US diplomatic cables leak fiasco, Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said she ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canada discusses visa denial to Indian officials

September 9th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 9 (IANS) In the wake of rejection of visa applications of some Indian police and army officials by the Canadian consulate, Canada Thursday said it was reviewing its ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Troops deployed in Maldives after mass cabinet resignation

June 30th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 30 (DPA) The Maldives National Defence Force was deployed in the streets Wednesday after the cabinet resigned en masse over the alleged blocking of legislation by the opposition. A Maldivian High ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Manmohan Singh’s compliment to Dr Pachauri for contribution to climate change agenda

February 5th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Friday said that 'The Energy Research Institute' (TERI) under the leadership of Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief Dr ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US formally commits to Copenhagen Accord

January 29th, 2010 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) The United States has formally affiliated with the Copenhagen Accord and pledged to cut its carbon emissions "in the range of 17 percent" from 2005 levels, conditional ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India, China versus United States at Copenhagen

December 18th, 2009 - 1:36 am ICT by ANI
By Ashok Dikshit(On special aircraft with Prime Minister to Copenhagen), Dec.17 (ANI): As Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Chinese premier Wen Jiabao have decided to hold a personal meet ahead ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nine DU college principals fined for flouting RTI

November 28th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Principals of nine Delhi University (DU) colleges have been fined Rs.5,000 each for not complying with the Right To Information (RTI) Act rule of placing information about ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

We are committed to Smart City, says developer (Lead)

November 25th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 25 (IANS) Hours after Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan said the developers of Smart City Kochi faced financial problems, the Dubai-based firm Wednesday extended an invitation to him to visit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Racial discrimination complaints rising in Victoria

November 10th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov. 10 (ANI): A sharp rise in racial discrimination complaints has prompted Victoria's equal opportunity watchdog to warn employers to consider improving their workplace cultures.In its 2008/09 annual report released on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West not playing its part to tackle climate change: India

June 7th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Industrialised countries are nowhere near meeting their legal obligations to combat climate change and are trying to muddy the waters by saying the global problem ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mary-Louise Parker plans to quit “Weeds”

May 17th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
The immensely popular and much awaited show called the "Weeds" is all set to loose one of its main actors. Mary-Louise Parker will not return to this show, when the shooting for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BlackBerry resumes bid to buy Indian-owned company

February 4th, 2009 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 4 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) has launched a fresh bid to acquire Indian-owned Certicom Corp. which supplies vital technology for its smart phones.Based in Mississauga on the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

YouTube lawsuit threatens Internet freedom: Google

May 28th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): Viacom International Inc.'s 1 billion dollar copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube threatens the way hundreds of millions of people legitimately exchange various kinds of content via the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘US nuclear fuel-supply assurances political not legal’

May 26th, 2008 - 10:44 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 26 (IANS) A US Congressional report has added a new twist to the stalled India-US civil nuclear deal by suggesting that Washington's nuclear fuel-supply assurances to India are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India advocates equity in global climate change negotiations: Shyam Saran

April 21st, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr.21 (ANI): "India's stand in international negotiations is based on the simple principle "The polluter pays", said Shyam Saran, Special Envoy to the Prime Minister on Climate Change, at a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan, Iran to finalise gas pipeline project

January 7th, 2008 - 2:57 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Jan 7 (ANI): Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan Mashallah Shakeri has said that Pakistan and Iran are set to finalise an agreement on a multi-billion gas pipeline project by January 25 this ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |