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‘Venom from snakes could save lives too’


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) Snake venom could become the source of life-saving drugs for cancer, diabetes and high blood pressure, according to an Australian research.Gavin Huttley from The John Curtin ... Read more...

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Indian TV fest in Goa rescheduled


September 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has rescheduled the first Indian TV Fest, earlier set to be held Nov 2-3 in Goa, with the new ... Read more...

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Kiwis’ confidence up in absence of Dravid, Laxman


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said the confidence of his team has gone up in the absence of experienced Indian batsmen Rahul Dravid and V.V.S. ... Read more...

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Iranian leader asks Muslims to remain vigilant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday urged Muslims all over the world to remain vigilant against the conspiracies of their enemies, Iran's state-run Press TV ... Read more...

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Russia bans award-winning film over ‘porn’


August 19th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Serbian arthouse movie that swept a prestigious European festival this year was banned from screening in Russia, prompting allegations of censorship.The film, "Clip", was ... Read more...

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Will.I.AM to join IT course


August 14th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 14 (IANS) Singer Will.I.Am is fascinated by code writing and planning to go back to school to study Information Technology."Next year I am going to school to ... Read more...

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Olympic flag arrives in Rio


August 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) The Olympic flag has arrived here, marking the dawn of a new era in Rio de Janeiro's history.The flag landed on Brazilian soil for ... Read more...

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More people watched Games opening than royal wedding


August 7th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) The Olympic Games opening ceremony was watched by more people than the royal wedding last year, an International Olympic Committee (IOC) marketing official said here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Running in Olympics is like wining gold for Afghan girl


August 4th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Tahmina Kohistani, the only Afghan female athlete at the London Olympics, might have finished last in the 100 metres race but she said competing in front ... Read more...

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Anushka replaces Prachi for brand endorsement (With Images)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma has replaced Prachi Desai as the face of SOFY, a brand of sanitary napkins from Japan-based FMCG company Unicharm.Anushka has been ... Read more...

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Sunil Chhetri will be Indian football’s brand ambassador: Patel


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel lauded Portugal club Sporting Lisbon signing Sunil Chhetri and said that it was the dawn of ... Read more...

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Amitabh to endorse eco-friendly cleaning product (With Images)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has been roped in as the brand ambassador of Luxor Group's newly launched cleaning product - Luxor Nano Clean.It is a two-in-one ... Read more...

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Greece votes on EU bailout


June 17th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 17 (IANS) Voting began Sunday for crucial elections in Greece that are expected to determine the country's future in the Eurozone, with the main contenders being the right-wing ... Read more...

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NASA hails new era in space


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) NASA head Charles Bolden has hailed a "new era" in exploration after the launch of the first cargo delivery to the space station Tuesday by a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

HMSI launches its second 110 cc bike for mass market


May 15th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) In a bid to capture the mass rural market share, two-wheeler manufacturer Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India (HMSI) Tuesday launched its second 110 cc ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Parliament light pillar of democracy: Meira Kumar (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Terming parliament as the "light pillar" of democracy, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday said the two houses of parliament were custodians of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India welcomes Nepal’s Maoist integration pact


April 12th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India Thursday welcomed the recent pact under which former Maoist rebels handed over control of their fighters and weapons to the Nepal Army and hoped ... Read more...

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New ‘rocket’ can go to moon on 100 cc fuel


March 30th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) A lightweight satellite thruster can go to the Moon on just 100 ml of fuel, slashing cost of space missions. The mini motor uses electricity to ... Read more...

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Sweden’s crown princess gives birth to baby girl


February 24th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 24 (IANS) Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria Thursday gave birth to a baby girl at a hospital here.Princess Victoria gave birth to a daughter at 4.26 a.m. Thursday at ... Read more...

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China seeks closer ties with Germany


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao and visiting German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday discussed ways to boost bilateral cooperation.Hu said China was ready to push forward its "long-term ... Read more...

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Yearend hope: India’s democracy is alive and well (Comment)


December 29th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
There is reason to hope that India will fare better in 2012. For one, much of the political storms have blown over - scams, Anna Hazare, et al. They ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

In Qatar, get your flight boarding pass on phone


November 30th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Nov 30 (IANS/WAM) Air passengers flying out of Qatar can now have a "paperless" travel experience as the Emirates airline is now offering them the option of receiving their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Interest in digital printing growing in India’


November 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) 'Crossing Currents', a two-day conference, looked at how literary content was being produced, packaged, sold and consumed differently in the world of increasing digitisation ... Read more...

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China to better manage army assets


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) China is going to better manage its army's assets, authorities said.The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has moved to better manage its assets in an effort ... Read more...

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Obama urges Libya to start reconciliation process


October 24th, 2011 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has hailed the declaration of liberation in Libya as the "beginning of a new era of promise", and urged the country ... Read more...

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Menon again flies to Dhaka, holds talks with Hasina advisers


September 4th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) In a last-minute bid to finalise crucial pacts expected to be signed during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Dhaka, National Security Adviser Shivshankar ... Read more...

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Dempo buys stakes in Danish football club


August 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 29 (IANS) India's leading industrial group Dempo, which also runs leading I-League football club Dempo FC, Monday bought 34 percent stakes, worth 12 million euros, in leading ... Read more...

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Indians in Tokyo rejoice over Anna’s victory


August 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Indians in Tokyo extended their best wishes to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in his victory for a strong anti-graft Lokpal bill and said they were ... Read more...

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BJP says its with Anna in anti-graft fight


August 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) said Sunday it would follow the leadership of Anna Hazare in the fight against corruption. "Our party is with Anna ... Read more...

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China’s first aircraft carrier begins sea trial


August 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier Wednesday set sail for its first sea trial from a shipyard in northeast China's Liaoning province.Military sources said that the trial is ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants new relationship with India: Hina Rabbani Khar


August 10th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Tuesday told parliament that Pakistan wants to build a new era of cooperation with India.Khar travelled to New Delhi ... Read more...

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New era of cooperation with India: Khar


July 27th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Visiting Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Wednesday said the resumption of peace process with India had led to the dawn of a "new era" ... Read more...

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Is there any government at the centre, asks Advani


July 10th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani Sunday said he wondered whether anyone was in charge of the country at all."Is there any government ... Read more...

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Airtel launches 3G international video calling


June 27th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Telcom giant Bharti Airtel, which has operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, Monday announced the launch of its international video calling capabilities on ... Read more...

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RIM launches its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in India


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Wednesday launched its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in India."BlackBerry PlayBook comes in an ultra-portable design and features industry-leading performance with ... Read more...

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