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China mulls regulation over brokerage executives’ salaries


September 1st, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 1 (IANS) China's top securities watchdog has said that it is considering a regulation on the salary of brokerage executives.In a set of draft rules released to seek ... Read more...

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CPI-M laments lack of safety in trains


July 30th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The CPI-M Monday lamented the "absence of adequate safety measures" in Indian Railways, following the death of about 35 people in an accident involving ... Read more...

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UAE ambassadors’ meet Monday


July 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, 29 (IANS/WAM) Nearly 140 heads of diplomatic missions and ambassadors of the UAE will gather at a foreign policy conference here Monday.The 7th Forum of UAE Ambassadors will ... Read more...

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ICICI Bank organises customer outreach programme in Leh


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) In its bid to reach out to people in the remote area of Ladakh region, the private sector ICICI Bank organised a programme to bring banking ... Read more...

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Russia upbeat on Syria conference


June 30th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is hoping an international conference on Syria -- to be held in Geneva Saturday -- will facilitate the country's progress to peace, the foreign ... Read more...

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Apex body looks at ‘gaps’ in Kashmir juvenile homes


June 28th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has taken stock of the "gaps in Kashmir's juvenile homes" during a five-day visit that ended ... Read more...

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Russia to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 in comparison to 1990."I confirm that ... Read more...

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‘Chinese chopper violated Indian air space’


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Admitting to violation of Indian airspace by Chinese helicopters in March this year, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said these incidents were taken up with ... Read more...

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Nepal offers to train Indian peacekeepers


April 28th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Nepal has offered to train Indian Army officers who will take part in the United Nations peacekeeping operations under various international assignments.Nepal made the offer during ... Read more...

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China to make more non-communists as department heads


April 16th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 16 (IANS) More non-communist Chinese would be appointed as chiefs, rather than deputy heads, of governmental agencies, according to an official statement.Currently, two ministers in the cabinet are ... Read more...

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Expand Pakistan, Saudi Arabia trade ties: Zardari


April 11th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) The huge potential of trade and economic activities between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia should be given a boost, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Krishna to meet Russian, Chinese foreign ministers in Moscow


April 10th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna is visiting Moscow for a trilateral meet Friday with his Russian and Chinese counterparts to discuss "regional and global issues" ... Read more...

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Mexican traffickers use minors to carry drugs into US


March 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
San Diego, March 24 (IANS/EFE) The number of minors transporting drugs across the Mexico-US border continues to rise, as does the number of "blind mules" who transport dope without their ... Read more...

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Plants ‘remember’ drought as part of survival


March 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Plants which experience drought learn to handle them better the next time, thanks to their memories of the event. The new research also confirms the scientific ... Read more...

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Pill that makes people drink less alcohol


March 6th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A pill that makes alcoholics want to drink less has been developed by scientists for the first time, The Telegraph reported Tuesday.The drug is thought to ... Read more...

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Apex child rights panel to complete five years


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India's apex child rights panel, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) will complete five years when it celebrates its foundation day Monday."The ... Read more...

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Russia mulls ban on US child adoption


February 12th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 12 (IANS) Moscow may suspend adoption of Russian children by US citizens following a series of mistreatment allegedly committed by American adoptive parents."The adoption procedures for the US ... Read more...

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Cash-rich Piramal picks up another 5.5 percent in Vodafone


February 4th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Piramal Healthcare Saturday announced it would buy a 5.5 percent stake in Vodafone India for Rs.3,007 crore ($618 million), taking the total stake of the ... Read more...

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India open to all mechanisms to buy Iranian oil (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Unfazed by the US and EU sanctions, India Thursday said it is open to all mechanisms for payment, "whatever it takes," to buy Iranian oil ... Read more...

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UAE, Oman discuss trade barriers


January 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has held a meet with Oman to strengthen trade relations.Conducted as part of the UAE's strategy to enhance trade relations with ... Read more...

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Scientists stumble on immune cells in human spleen


December 26th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Scientists have stumbled on the presence of neutrophils in the spleen, located on the opposite side of the liver, even without an infection. Neutrophils are the ... Read more...

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Border management mechanism with China by year end


November 11th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India Friday said it will have a border dispute management mechanism with China by the yearend.Defence Minister A.K. Antony told reporters that both India and ... Read more...

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US, Iraqi officials talk relations after troops drawdown


October 29th, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 29 (IANS) US National Security Advisor Tom Donilon Saturday held talks with his Iraqi counterpart Falah al-Fayyadh to discuss relationship between the two countries after the US ... Read more...

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Study reveals that Men are the quickest to say ‘I Love You’ in a relationship


October 28th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pennsylvania, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pennsylvania State University conducted a study on relationships and they concluded that in a romantic relationship it is the men who say ‘I Love You’, the ... Read more...

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Piranhas: aquatic killers that also bark


October 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Aggressive piranhas also resort to 'barking' to keep intruders at bay, besides administering vicious bites.But that didn't deter Sandie Millot, Pierre Vandewalle and Eric Parmentier, researchers ... Read more...

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Independent system to shield whistleblowers sought


October 11th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Stressing the need for a law on grievance redressal and protection of whistleblowers, activists Tuesday said the mechanisms must be decentralised and independent.Participating in a ... Read more...

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Measures in place for peace on China border: India


September 29th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India Thursday said it has elaborate mechanisms in place to keep its border with China peaceful and tranquil.Reacting to media reports that the ministry of ... Read more...

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Smoking, chronic pain linked in women


September 29th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) Women who puff heavily are likely to undergo more chronic musculoskeletal pain.Over 6,000 women aged over 18 years were surveyed on their smoking habits and symptoms ... Read more...

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Rights body forms media advisory group


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has formed a media advisory group of 12 journalists, including the editor-in-chief of Indo-Asian News Service"The aim is to ... Read more...

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Some leads to Delhi blast: PM


September 7th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sep 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said there were "some leads" to the Delhi High Court blast but it was too early ... Read more...

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PM airs concern over declining sex ratio, writes to states


September 1st, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has written to all chief ministers expressing concern over the declining sex ratio and urged them to act swiftly to ... Read more...

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Strict anti-graft measures in 12th plan: Montek


August 29th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Monday said the plan panel would introduce special mechanisms in the upcoming plan to bring greater transparency in ... Read more...

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US President gives a 36-hr ‘debt deficit’ deadline to the US Congress


July 18th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama issued a 36-hour deadline to the US Congress to come up with a deal that will prevent the country from defaulting on its ... Read more...

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Rains expected in Uttar Pradesh


July 14th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Light to moderate rains are expected in parts of Uttar Pradesh from Thursday for a few days that will bring much-needed relief from the sultry weather ... Read more...

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Fish offer clues on deadly liver cancer


July 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) The commonest type of liver cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), is a leading cause of deaths related to the disease worldwide. Researchers have now used fish to ... Read more...

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