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I-League lucrative option for Cameroon players


September 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's I-league clubs have approached the players of the second-string Cameroonian football side that finished runners-up in the Nehru Cup earlier this month.Emmanuel Bosso, coach ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China to train key professionals abroad


January 28th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) To upgrade its human resources in key sectors, China is preparing to send a considerable number of professionals for overseas training at government expense by 2015.A ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Power without status glories in demeaning others


September 21st, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) People who possess power but lack status tend to engage in activities that demean others, says a new study.That explains why the government clerk is so ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Warming ocean layers melt polar ice sheets faster


July 4th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) Warming of the ocean's subsurface layers will melt portions of underwater Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets faster than previously thought, increasing sea levels more than projected. ... Read more...

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Goa becoming ‘dowry destination’?


June 21st, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Already infamous as a drugs-and-sex destination, Goa may now have to contend with another unsavoury association - dowry.Four dowry cases, including two dowry-related deaths, have rocked ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Perception of women managers remains unchanged: Study


June 9th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Stereotypes and preconceptions of women being fragile and lacking qualities to be effective managers are still prevailing, a study on women managers conducted by the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

U.S. targeted senior al-Qaeda figure al-Awlaki in Yemeni airstrike


May 7th, 2011 - 5:15 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. drone strike in Yemen on Thursday targeted senior al-Qaeda figure Anwar al-Awlaki but missed its target, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.The drone strike ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Stressed mid-level Taliban reluctant to taking orders from Pak-based leaders


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), Feb.22 (ANI): Mid-level Taliban commanders have reportedly expressed a reluctance to return to the battle field, suggesting that there is a fissure developing in the insurgent outfit's rank and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coca-Cola, ISB to set up retail academy


January 10th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 10 (IANS) Beverage major Coca-Cola has joined hands with the Indian School of Business (ISB) to set up a retail academy at the latter's campus here, officials said Monday.The Coca-Cola ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mid-level clouds are especially understudied, says geoscientist


November 27th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A Texas A&M University geoscientist has said that clouds are the least-understood variable in the sky-especially the mid-level clouds.Shaima Nasiri said that the mid-level clouds are so understudied ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK-based Taliban spend months fighting Nato forces in Afghanistan


November 25th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.25 (ANI): British-based men of Afghan origin are spending months in Afghanistan fighting NATO forces before returning to the UK.According to a report in the Guardian, they also send money ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iraqi legislators get $1,000 a minute sans work


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Iraqi lawmakers have raked in more than $1,000 a minute for working just 20 minutes this year, enjoying a fee of $90,000 and a monthly salary of $22,500 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade targets Middle East


October 31st, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Gyanendra Kumar Keshri New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), established by the commerce ministry, is set to foray into the Middle East next year with a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reluctant Pak, resilient Taliban scuppering US-led NATO military campaign in Afghanistan


October 27th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 27 (ANI): Given Pakistan's long-standing connections to the Haqqani network and the Taliban in Afghanistan, the United States-led NATO forces in that country have been unable topple the insurgents, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Taliban refute Petraeus’ claims, say “no negotiations with foreign invaders, Afghan puppet govt”


September 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept 29 (ANI): A Taliban spokesman has reportedly dismissed the commander of Nato troops in Afghanistan, General David Petreaus' claims that insurgent groups have made overtures about laying down their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nigerian stock exchange sacks 95 workers


August 27th, 2010 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Aug 27 (IANS) The Nigerian Stock Exchange has sacked 95 workers in what it termed as a "cleansing of the nation's capital market". The decision to sack the workers was taken by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Petraeus holds out prospect of US reconciliation with Taliban


August 16th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16(ANI): The US commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has held out the prospect of eventual reconciliation with the Taliban, including negotiations with leaders with "blood on their hands"."It ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Dinner For Schmucks’: A Breezy Comedy With Adult Innuendo


July 31st, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Dinner for Schmucks' a frothy comedy starring actor Steve Carell and Paul Rudd has hit the theaters and the initial reviews are largely positive. This ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jermaine O Neal Shortlists Three Teams


July 8th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sought after free agent Jermaine O'Neal has released a statement to the media saying that he has shortlisted three teams for signing. Boston Celtics, Dallas Cowboys ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bribery ‘wrong but unavoidable’ in Oz, claim managers


June 14th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 14 (ANI): Nine out of ten people in Australia think bribery and corruption is wrong but unavoidable, revealed a study of mid-level business managers' attitude to corruption.Aussies working in Sydney ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four killed as Tropical Storm Agatha, first of the Eastern Pacific season, closes in on Guatemala


May 30th, 2010 - 5:04 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Agatha, the first of the 2010 Eastern Pacific Hurricane Season, formed off the coast of Guatemala on Saturday. Four people have already been killed. At 2 p.m. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tropical cyclone forms off India’s east coast


May 18th, 2010 - 5:37 am ICT by BNO News
MADRAS, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A tropical storm formed in the Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, meteorologists said, and it could strike India's east coast by Friday.The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Afghan Taliban defectors reverting back to insurgency over failed Govt promises: Report


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.23 (ANI): Numerous low-ranking and second string Taliban commanders who had shunned the insurgency in Afghanistan, have now rejoined the violent extremists, with the government failing to keep its promise ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New Zealand accountancy firms outsourcing work to India


April 10th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 10 (ANI): New Zealand may have 30,000 chartered accountants, but a large number of accountancy firms are outsourcing their work to India.At least two New Zealand accountancy firms, including ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iraqi Security Forces arrest al-Qaeda in Iraq leader and eight additional suspects


March 16th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested one suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) leader for eastern Mosul, and eight other suspects, U.S. Forces said Monday.ISF and U.S. advisors searched ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

President Obama announces nominations for key administration posts


February 17th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – U.S. President Barack Obama intents to nominate Robert Ford and Jonathan Hatfield for key administration posts, the White House informed on Tuesday.“Our nation will be well-served by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Malaysia’s Makkal Sakthi low on power


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.23 (ANI): The newly-formed Malaysia Makkal Sakthi Party's descent into divisive chaos with rival factions going for each other's jugular has put paid to a grand plan to give ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Teen Patti’ sees me in grey role for first time: Madhavan


January 17th, 2010 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan will for the first time play a character with "grey shades" in Bollywood in "Teen Patti". While he is a professor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

10 killed in US drone strike in North Waziristan


January 14th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.14 (ANI): At least 10 people were killed in a suspected US drone strike in the Miramshah region of North Waziristan on Thursday.According to sources, unmanned US aircrafts fired two ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian Army team wins international humanitarian law competition


December 27th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) An Indian Army team has won an international humanitarian law competition organised in Switzerland, an official said Sunday. Teams from nine countries participated in the competition aimed at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britain suggests Taliban reintegration, BBC sites leaked memo


November 13th, 2009 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) British officials have proposed the Afghan government reconcile with senior Taliban leaders and have them removed from an international sanctions list, the BBC reported Friday. The leaked ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wal-mart to sell caskets and urns online


October 29th, 2009 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bentonville, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN News) Wal-Mart is expanding and its latest offerings include caskets and urns, which it will sell online. It sells around 15 caskets and dozens of urns on its ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dismantling of Lashkar network in Pakistan won’t take place soon: NYT


July 27th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi (Pakistan), July 27 (ANI): Chances of the Lashkar-e-Toiba network being dismantled in Pakistan in the immediate future appear remote, in spite of Islamabad purportedly showing a willingness to prosecute the group, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak terms US drone strikes ‘futile’, claims Laden is in Afghanistan


July 12th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI) : Claiming that no top Al-Qaeda leader is present inside its territory, Pakistan has termed the continuous US drones attacks in its 'lawless' tribal areas along the Afghanistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Osama not here, says Pakistan


July 12th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan has said that Osama bin Laden and other senior Al Qaeda leaders were not in the country and hence the US missile attacks in the country ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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