losing ground

Partition affected Muslims adversely: Vice President


September 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Partition affected the Indian Muslims adversely, especially those in the country's northern and eastern regions, and its socio-economic impact remains understudied, said Vice President Hamid ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ashwin, Kohli achieve career-best rankings


September 4th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin broke into the top 20 for the first time in the ICC rankings for Test bowlers released Tuesday.Virat Kohli, who scored 103 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nikon to hike prices if rupee slump continues


June 6th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) Japanese imaging major Nikon, which recently raised prices of select digital SLR camera models in India, Wednesday said another hike was likely if the rupee continued ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Yahoo cuts 2,000 jobs


April 5th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) Yahoo announced Wednesday it will cut 2,000 jobs, about 14 percent of its workforce, as the troubled internet company struggles to turn around its fortunes.This ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hindustani classical music will never die, say exponents


January 4th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 4 (IANS) Masters of Hindustani classical music who were in Kolkata Tuesday to announce an annual music conference admitted that the genre was losing ground to Bollywood and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Fiscal tightening should avoid spending cut in innovation’


December 6th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 6 (IANS) The European Commission chief has urged countries of the European Union (EU) to avoid cutting spending in innovation and education in spite of the tightening measures ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama thinks American kids losing out to India, China


August 18th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) Set to roll out a new job growth plan next month, President Barack Obama wants American kids to focus on science, technology and maths where ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hazare accuses Congress of vendetta politics


August 15th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Accusing the Congress of resorting to vendetta politics, activist Anna Hazare said the party did not even check facts before making false allegations against him ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Extinction rates being altered by contemporary climate change


April 21st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): A study has found that contemporary climate change is affecting extinction rates.Local extinction rates of American pikas have increased nearly five-fold in the last 10 years, and the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US cable praises India’s secular society


December 18th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/London, Dec 18 (IANS) A diplomatic cable sent by the US embassy here to Washington says America can learn a lot from the Indians' tolerance for all faiths, according to whistleblowing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Preetika Rao Speaks About Her Fan Base On Facebook


December 8th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
According to reports in the media, Preetika Rao has been well received in the Tamil film industry. She has impressed with her acting skills in ‘Chikku Bukku’ and Tamilians across the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rosaiah to leave for Delhi amid speculations of change


November 22nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K. Rosaiah will head to Delhi Tuesday amid speculations of a leadership change in the state and possible action against party MP Y.S. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Budweiser adopts innovative advertising style by offering free beer samples


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Budweiser Beer has adopted a new innovative advertising strategy, by offering free beer samples to the youngsters. The company is trying to lure new drinkers into their fold ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Female demographic support for Obama cooling down: Poll


July 30th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): The US President Barack Obama is losing ground with women as a 59 percent approval rating among this section in 2009 dipped 14 points to just 45 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

GJM activists now demand ‘Gorkha Adivasi Pradesh’


May 31st, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling (West Bengal), May 31 (ANI): Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists, who are demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland, have decided to change the name of the desired state to 'Gorkha ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Has ULFA lost its relevance?


April 7th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was formed in Assam in 1979 to fight for an independent homeland. More than three decades down ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian equities lose ground after firm start


March 31st, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Indian equities started trade on a strong note in the last session of the current fiscal Wednesday but slipped into the red as investors resorted to profit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hung parliament predicted for Britain


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Britain could see its first hung parliament in more than a quarter of a century, a British newspaper predicted Tuesday after the ratings for the country's main ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US stocks fall slightly on technology earnings


November 19th, 2009 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 19 (DPA) US stocks posted modest losses on poor profit forecasts from technology firms and a surprising dip in home construction. Earnings from Salesforce.com and Autodesk were worse than expected. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Yechury criticises Banerjee for frequent rail accidents


November 18th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury Wednesday criticised Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for failing to ensure safety of train passengers. Referring to the recent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pak is losing ground on ‘insufficient evidence’ claim


September 7th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 7 (ANI): Even as Pakistan continues to claim that India has not provided enough evidence in the Mumbai terror attack case, Interpol has suggested otherwise by issuing an arrest warrant ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Will share part blame, not take responsibility for defeat: Jaitley


August 6th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Breaking his silence on the attack on him by senior party colleagues for the poll defeat, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley has said he ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sonia or Rahul must be projected as PM to save Congress: Website


March 23rd, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi or her son and Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi must be projected as Prime Minister to ensure a victory for the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Stemming the Taliban tide in Afghanistan and Pakistan (Comment)


March 15th, 2009 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Harold A. Gould There yet seems inadequate understanding of the complexities and the challenges confronting the Pakistan-Afghanistan region as the mainstream leadership in all camps, including the US, gropes to develop a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Miandad set for re induction into PCB fold


February 7th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 7 (ANI): Javed Miandad may come back into the Pakistan Cricket Board fold, as the officials who were involved in conspiring against him have softened their stand. The News ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tribals of Tripura celebrate Ganga festival


February 4th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tripura, Feb 4 (ANI): A large number of Tribals in Tripura recently celebrated the Ganga festival to worship the holy river Ganga, which is revered by millions of Hindus in India ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Japan stocks up on car bailout hopes


December 11th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 11 (DPA) Japanese stocks closed stronger Thursday after losing ground earlier in the day as rising commodity prices dimmed earnings prospects of Japanese companies.The benchmark Nikkei 225 Stock Average was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Election battlefield heats up ahead of assembly polls in Delhi


November 23rd, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): Congress-party led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government banked on the ''nuclear deal issue'' to woo voters in New Delhi on Sunday ahead of the upcoming assembly ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vijay Jolly offers prayers for victory


November 19th, 2008 - 9:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate, Vijay Jolly, contesting against Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, from New Delhi Assembly constituency offered prayers for his victory here ... Read more...

Posted in National |

BJPs New Delhi CM candidate launches his portal ahead of Assembly polls


November 15th, 2008 - 9:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 15 (ANI): Senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Lal Krishna Advani inaugurated website of V.K. Malhotra, party''s chief ministerial candidate of Delhi on Saturday.Malhotra has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rahul Gandhi kicks Congress campaign in Chhattisgarh


November 11th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Bhillai/Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Nov.11 (ANI): Kicking off the Congress partys campaign in poll-bound Chhattisgarh on Monday, party general secretary Rahul Gandhi urged the people to vote the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) out ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Shiela Dikshit files nomination papers for forthcoming assembly polls


November 10th, 2008 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit filed her nomination papers from New Delhi assembly constituency for forthcoming assembly polls on Monday.Hundreds of members of the Congress party, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dikshit files nomination for Delhi Assembly polls


November 10th, 2008 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.10 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit filed her nomination papers from New Delhi constituency for the forthcoming assembly polls on Monday. Hundreds of Congress party members waited for her ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obamas 10-point lead now historically beyond McCain to overcome


October 13th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 13 (ANI): With Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama taking a comfortable ten point-lead over his Republican rival John McCain as per the latest poll, he is all but ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Zardari, Karzai resolve to jointly fight terrorism


September 10th, 2008 - 10:06 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai have reportedly resolved to stand together in the fight against terrorism. The two said at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe