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Kaushik Basu named World Bank chief economist


September 6th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) Kaushik Basu, who till recently served as chief economic adviser in the Indian finance ministry, has been appointed as new chief economist and senior vice president ... Read more...

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Have an affair to save your marriage: British author


August 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A secret romance should be a staple of British love lives, and fidelity and long-term exclusivity are like traps that make people "caged animals", a French-educated ... Read more...

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Women who flirt get better deal


July 29th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Feminine charm is a measurable phenomenon, scientists have established, with women who employ it enjoying the most success in negotiations, The Independent reported Sunday.Results from the ... Read more...

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India’s growth will decide future Chinese engagement: Author Martin Jacques (Interview)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's role in a future world order in which China is likely to lead from the front depends a lot on what happens on this ... Read more...

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Hilaire to quit top WICB job for diplomatic posting


July 4th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 4 (IANS/CMC) Dr. Ernest Hilaire, the outspoken and often controversial chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), is leaving the job.Hilaire is expected to ... Read more...

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Using internet most risky for middle-class kids


March 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Children belonging to middle-class families are more likely to be harmed by using internet in comparison to those living in poorer households, a British study has ... Read more...

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Ban skinny models from catwalk


March 2nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) Skinny models should be banned from the catwalk, say experts.Academics at the London School of Economics said restricting the use of photographs of underweight models in ... Read more...

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Forced land acquisition will be Mayawati’s Waterloo: Jayant Chaudhary (Interview)


February 27th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
This is the last interview done by IANS political editor George Joseph, who passed away early Monday following a massive heart attack. By George Joseph Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 27 (IANS) ... Read more...

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Land row may trip School of Economics in Bangalore


January 7th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) Home to prestigious research institutions and a hot destination for engineering and medical education, India's IT hub Bangalore may lose out on having a School ... Read more...

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Tony Blair tried to get Saif Gaddafi place at Oxford


December 1st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) The Tony Blair-led Labour government in Britain had tried to pressurise Oxford University into giving Saif Gaddafi, son of slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, a place ... Read more...

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Having sex makes you happiest: iPhone survey


November 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Having sex boosts our happiness more than any other experience, says a new study based on iPhone survey. Research involving 45,000 Apple smartphone users shows that ... Read more...

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Challenges ahead for Libyans: Experts


October 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) After the death of Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi Thursday, the country faces challenges in the days ahead, experts said.Gaddafi, who ruled Libya with an iron ... Read more...

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Indian voices at World Newspaper Congress


October 11th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 11 (IANS) As the World Newspaper Congress and World Editors Forum kick off here Wednesday, doing the talking will be some veteran editors from India as also ... Read more...

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Women suffer more than men while commuting


August 24th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Even as men travel more than women in everyday life, it is the women who have to bear more stress in their daily commutation, a British ... Read more...

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Tagore award for Bengali novelist


August 12th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Ramapada Chowdhary, a well-known Bengali novelist, was Friday conferred the Rabindranath Tagore International Prize 2011 for his work "Banpalashir Padabali" at an event here.The award ... Read more...

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‘Shah Rukh nurtures young talent’


June 5th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) She is 28, has written a book, is a London School of Economics (LSE) alumnus and has penned the screenplay and dialogues of Shah ... Read more...

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‘Decision on foreign equity in multi-brand retail in six months’


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) India's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu feels the cabinet will take a decision within six months on allowing foreign investment in multi-brand retail trade ... Read more...

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G.C. Chaturvedi takes over as petroleum secretary


May 4th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) G.C. Chaturvedi Wednesday took charge as the petroleum secretary, replacing S. Sundareshan who was moved to the heavy industries ministry.Chaturvedi was previously special director general ... Read more...

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University of St Andrews to review Syria funding arrangement


April 28th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): The University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the United Kingdom, has decided to review the work of one of its academic research centres because its funding ... Read more...

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Britons are selfish, unfit, antisocial: Study


April 13th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) More and more people in Britain feel miserable and suffer from depression because they are "selfish, unfit, and antisocial", says a new study.A campaign to promote ... Read more...

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Britain’s ambassador to US denies involvement in helping Saif Gaddafi get ‘dodgy’ LSE degree


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 2 (ANI): Britain's ambassador to the United States Sir Nigel Sheinwald has denied reports that he had helped Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son, Saif Gaddafi, to get his 'dodgy' ... Read more...

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Pak hiked IMF loan request on false premise of tax reforms: Official


March 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 30(ANI): Pakistan's former International Monetary Fund representative Dr Ehitsham Ahmad has admitted that the IMF loan augmentation from 7.6 billion to 11.3 billion dollars was made on a false premise ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son given special assistance while in London: Sources


March 21st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.21 (ANI): Questions have been raised over London's Labour Party's ties with Libya after it emerged that Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi's son Siaf al- Islam Gaddafi was provided special assistance by ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son’s donation was openly joked over PhD degree, says LSE insider


March 13th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): A senior academic at the London School of Economics (LSE) has claimed that leading members of the institution had openly joked about getting a donation from Libyan leader ... Read more...

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Squatters enjoying luxury London home of Gadaffi’s son


March 11th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Squatters are reportedly enjoying the Jacuzzi and other comforts available in the 12 million pounds London home of Colonel Muammar Gadaffi's son, Saif al-Islam.The Daily Mail quoted an ... Read more...

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David Miliband terms Gaddafi’s son’s LSE lecture in his father’s name “horrific”


March 7th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Former British Foreign Secretary David Miliband has said it was 'horific' to see that a London School of Economics lecture in the name of his father was delivered ... Read more...

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Libyan intelligence chief vetted UK sociologist before Gaddafi saw him


March 5th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 5 (ANI): Libya's intelligence chief, Abd Allah al-Sanusi, who is being blamed for the atrocities in the present uprising in his country, is said to have vetted former London School ... Read more...

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Arab world turmoil: Libya tense, sectarian clashes in Bahrain (Roundup)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli/Cairo, March 4 (IANS) Libya slipped further into chaos Friday with protesters fighting for the ouster of strongman Muammar Gaddafi regrouping and angry mourners gathering for funerals of the victims ... Read more...

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London School of Economics chief quits over Gaddafi links (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) The director of the London School of Economics (LSE) has resigned over the institute's links to the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, BBC reported Friday.Howard ... Read more...

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LSE head resigns over financial links with Gaddafi regime


March 4th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): London School of Economics (LSE) head Sir Howard Davies has resigned from his post over his instution's controversial financial links with Libya.The university has also revealed that it ... Read more...

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LSE director quits over Gaddafi links


March 4th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The director of the London School of Economics (LSE) has resigned over financial ties with the family of embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, BBC reported ... Read more...

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Secret video shows Gaddafi’s rifle brandishing son urging supporters to fight ‘to the last bullet’


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Feb 29 (ANI): A secret video filmed on a mobile phone has revealed Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's son calling opponents of his father's regime as 'b******s' and brandishing a semi-automatic rifle in ... Read more...

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British varsity regrets ties with Gaddafi family


February 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 28 (IANS) The head of the prestigious London School of Economics Monday said he felt "embarrassed" about the university's ties with the family of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi.The LSE director ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son hiding on Venezuelan island


February 25th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25(ANI): One of the sons of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi is in hiding on an island off the coast of Venezuela, a politician in the South American country has claimed.Orlando ... Read more...

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Egypt’s uprising redefines what’s possible in Arab world


February 12th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) The success of the revolution in Egypt that ended President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year reign has riveted people's attention across the Middle East. From Tehran to Damascus to Rabat, ... Read more...

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