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Mexico to monitor crops, fisheries via satellite


September 1st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said it will begin using a satellite next month to track the country's agricultural and fishery production on a "permanent and increasingly precise" ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dire necessity to enforce airport security in India (Comment)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
The daring terror attack on Pakistan's Kamra air base on Aug 16 claimed by Tehreek-e-Taliban and persistent intelligence reports that Pakistan-based militant groups keep planning terror attacks on India's civilian ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rashtrapati Bhavan: Viceregal lodge to India’s presidential abode


July 24th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The magnificent 340-room Rashtrapati Bhavan, that once housed the British viceroy and now the Indian president, is a symbol of continuity from the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Potboilers’ successful run has continued: Sanjay Leela Bhansali


June 11th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) His kind of cinema is different -- but Sanjay Leela Bhansali, known for films like "Devdas", "Black" and "Guzaarish", broke new ground by producing a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We need to break ground with new ideas: Director Dibakar Banerjee (Interview)


June 8th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Leave your comfort zone and focus on new ideas and new people to break new ground, says director Dibakar Banerjee who did the same with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dia excited about first Bengali movie


March 30th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Dia Mirza is happy she is treading new ground. After turning producer, the actress is excited about her first Bengali movie "Paanch Adhyay".The 30-year-old, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

FIA GT1 World Championship: Budh International to host 2012 season final


February 13th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India's Budh International Circuit (BIC) will be hosting the 2012 season grand finale of FIA's GT1 World Championship Nov 30-Dec 2. India will be the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dutch TV presenters escape prosecution for cannibalism


February 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Dutch TV presenters, who had pieces of their flesh surgically removed, cooked and ate them too during a programme, have been told that they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apex court spared neither holy cows, nor corrupt in 2011 (2011 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) It was a year of judicial activism as the Supreme Court was in 2011 called on to adjudicate on a wide swathe of issues ranging ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Thanks to Hollywood, it’s yesterday once more for Anil


November 10th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Anil Kapoor says he is tired of the "jhakaas" tag and feels like a newcomer in Hollywood, where he broke new ground ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Forging a national platform for global relations


October 30th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) An Indian theory of international relations? With the tectonic shifts of power from the West to the rest, diplomats and academics of international relations from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bell looking to revel on his home soil of Edgbaston


August 9th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Edgbaston, Aug 9 (IANS) England batsman Ian Bell is relishing the prospect of helping the team become the World No.1 Test side at his home ground of Edgbaston with a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Tekken’ - Nothing new in this martial arts film (IANS Movie Review)


August 6th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Tekken"; Director: Dwight H. Little; Actors: Jon Foo, Kelly Overton and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa; Rating: *1/2After his master is murdered, a young martial arts exponent enters a contest, to fight seemingly ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Air India board unaware of new ground handling company’


July 11th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) Air India director E.K. Bharath Bhushan said Monday that the new joint venture AI-SATS - Air India and Singapore Airport Terminal Services Ltd - formed for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nepal gay MP dubs Azad sociopath


July 6th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 6 (IANS) The outrage triggered by Indian Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's statement that homosexuality was "unnatural" spread outside India with the founder of the gay rights movement ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Canada-India Innovation Summit at Ottawa


May 31st, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 31 (IANS) India and Canada will break yet another milestone in their burgeoning ties as they hold the first Canada-India Innovation Summit June 20-21.Kapil Sibal, minister of communications ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

SC questions govt on airport ground handling policy


April 4th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): The Supreme Court today sought the government's stand on a plea challenging its ground handling policy at metro and some other airports.The Centre had forbid private airlines ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World’s largest paedophile ring busted, 31 Australians arrested


March 17th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.17 (ANI): The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and the UK's Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre have shut down the world's largest Internet paedophile ring and arrested 31 Australian men connected ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Restraint makes ‘The King’s Speech’ a cinematic jewel (IANS Movie Review)


March 5th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The King's Speech"; Director: Tom Hooper; Cast: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter; Rating: ****A king is expected to be regal, to be able to move his subjects with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex: Blank book is surprise hit


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): A blank book entitled 'What Every Man Thinks About Apart From Sex' has become a bestseller after becoming a hit with students in the UK.Professor Sheridan Simove has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

LiLo, James Franco to pose naked for sexually explicit book?


March 1st, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 01 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, then Lindsay Lohan has inked a deal worth almost 3,400,000 dollars to produce a sexually explicit book with controversial photographer Terry ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 4,000 compounds detected in blood samples


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 25 (IANS) Researchers have detected the presence of a mind boggling 4,229 compounds in human blood samples, up from the dozen or so listed medically, based on a three-year exhaustive ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Jamia Millia reaches out to women in distress


February 25th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The women's studies centre in Jamia Millia Islamia has broken new ground by reaching out to distressed and deprived women on the capital's fringes as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nitish Katara murder: Vishal Yadav’s bail plea rejected


February 24th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court here Thursday rejected a bail plea of Vishal Yadav, serving life sentence for killing Nitish Katara, son of an Indian Administrative Service ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Forget search engines, try the new ‘answer engines’


February 14th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Computer wizards have claimed that by using a 'cutting-edge' technology they have created a clever website that gives direct answers to direct questions.According to creators, "trueknowledge.com" site is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

MTV And Comedy Central Pronounce ‘The Comedy Awards’ To Honor Worthy Comedians


January 11th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 11, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): MTV Networks (MTVN), in tandem with Comedy Central (CC), has proclaimed The Comedy Awards (TCA), which would be an affair that would pay tribute to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Genes’ sensitivity to testosterone linked to aggression in adults


December 8th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A new study from University of Alberta that looked at the link between an individual's sensitivity to testosterone and aggressive behaviour has broken new ground."I looked at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sonia Gandhi inaugurates Anish Kapoor retrospective at NGMA


November 27th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The fruition of a 10-year-old dream unfolded at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here Saturday evening when Congress president Sonia Gandhi inaugurated a historic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Obama unlikely to push India hard on ‘Cold Start’ doctrine against Pakistan


November 6th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.6 (ANI): Obama administration officials have said that the American president is unlikely to push the Indian leadership hard to formally disavow an obscure military doctrine that they contend is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Younis likely to make comeback for upcoming series against Proteas


October 7th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistani Test batsman Younis Khan is likely to make a comeback in the national squad for the forthcoming series against South Africa, as he and the Pakistan Cricket ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sodium plays key role in initiating regenerative response after injury


September 29th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 29 (ANI): Sodium, which gets a bad rap for contributing to hypertension and cardiovascular disease, also plays a key role in initiating a regenerative response after severe injury, say scientists.Biologists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Volkswagen pushes new Vento with ‘talking’ print advertisement


September 21st, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Bhatia New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) German auto-maker Volkswagen has prided itself in doing things distinctly, and also memorably. It sought to make that point Tuesday with a "talking" advertisement in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Debenhams break new ground with window display campaign


September 18th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Debenhams has successfully become the first ever retailer on the UK high street to launch a nationally acclaimed window campaign that features a physically impaired model ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Triumphant Nadal blows past Verdasco and closer to final


September 10th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (DPA) Rafael Nadal was one victory away from a dream final at the US Open with Roger Federer, after the top seed won the first all-Spanish quarter-final ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Key men missing for Ghana as they look to make history


June 30th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 30 (DPA) Ghana will become the first African team to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup if they beat Uruguay at the Soccer City stadium Friday. But they could be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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