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IOA to convey concern of Bhopal victims to London organisers


December 6th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Monday said it will convey the concerns of the Bhopal gas disaster victims to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cities in developing countries ‘likelier to be hit by climate change’


April 8th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 8 (ANI): A new study has warned that fast-growing urban areas worldwide, especially in developing countries, will suffer disproportionately from the impacts of changing climate.An examination of urban policies ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Political parties to support anti-POSCO movement


March 1st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) The movement against South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district got a boost with leaders of various political parties Tuesday announcing their support ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Massachusetts school board under fire over condom policy


June 25th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): The decision by a school board in Provincetown, Massachusetts, to provide free condoms to all students in the district without parental notification has caused a huge controversy.The decision ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Schwarzenegger stubs out California smoking ban


May 4th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 4 (DPA) California governor, former bodybuilder and action movie star Arnold Schwarzenegger has used his veto power to snuff out a bill that would have banned smoking in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan welcomes India’s focus on terror


February 25th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday welcomed the Indian "focus on terrorism" but said it had done what was "proper" to investigate and put under trial the perpetrators of the Mumbai ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Railways is your own service, don’t target it: Mamata


February 24th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday appealed to the people of India not to make the railways a "soft target" and to treat it as "your own ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Alliance with CPM in Silguri Council is a local issue: Congress


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct 2 (ANI): Congress Working Committee Member, Keshav Rao on Friday said that the alliance between the Congress and the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPM) in Silguri Municipal Council is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Updates On Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s Arrest


July 25th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by GD
Since the time the Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. had been arrested by the Massachusetts police, a lot of talks have been doing the rounds. The professor and documentary filmmaker is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Environment Minister rejects use of climate factor as a non-tariff barrier


June 30th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday ruled out to use climate as a non-tariff barrier and any attempt to introduce climate change ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India will not take on emission reduction targets: Ramesh


June 30th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India will not sign any treaty that legally binds it to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh reiterated here ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Latecomer Modi grabs eyeballs at NDA rally (Poll Prattle)


May 11th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) He was the last to arrive and the first to leave. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi made sure he stood apart at the National Democratic Alliance's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Terrorism has spread globally: FBI chief Robert Mueller


March 4th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) chief Robert Mueller has said that the attacks on the Sri Lankan cricket team showed that terrorism has become a global ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US working to bring Mumbai attackers to justice: FBI chief (Lead)


March 3rd, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The US Tuesday said that it will work with India and the rest of the world to bring the perpetrators of the Mumbai atrocity to justice and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese claim on Sikkim tip minor: India


May 19th, 2008 - 8:48 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) India Sunday described as "minor and local" a Chinese claim on a northern tip of Sikkim adjoining Tibet, saying such issues were not new. "It is a ... Read more...

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Jolie, Pitt pledge to help Katrina-hit children


December 24th, 2007 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 24 (ANI): Actress Angelina Jolie utilised her star power recently to spread further awareness about the plight of children displaced by Hurricane Katrina, which wrecked havoc in New Orleans about ... Read more...

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