new millennium

ISI has a budget of $300-400 million, 4,000 employees


August 8th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistan's shadowy Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency has an annual budget of $300-400 million and despite drastic reductions in personnel "is now assumed (to have a) ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar & Medicine on bookshelf (Lead, IANS Books this week, Correcting name of 2nd book)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The book cart this week is substantive, diverse and cerebral. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century"; Written ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar & Medicine on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 30th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The book cart this week is substantive, diverse and cerebral. Browse with IANS...1.Book: "Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century"; Written ... Read more...

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NCC to redefine training philosophy (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The National Cadet Corps (NCC) will soon redefine its training philosophy to equip its cadets with the skills needed to face challenges of the new ... Read more...

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NCC to redefine training philosophy


April 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The National Cadet Corps (NCC) will soon redefine its training philosophy to provide its cadets skills needed to face challenges of the new millennium.To thrash ... Read more...

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From Senna to Irrfan, through Asif Kapadia’s lens


March 16th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) At the turn of the new millennium, Ayrton Senna, Asif Kapadia and Irrfan Khan were three souls as disparate and far from one another as they ... Read more...

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‘The Iron Lady’-a perfect Streep show (IANS Movie Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Iron Lady"; Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E. Grant; Director: Phyllida Lloyd; Rating: ****The test of democracy is when a woman has as much right to a position ... Read more...

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Film songs and drama on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 21st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Chill with a varied pile of books on history, Gulzar's lyrics and Dalai Lama's philosophy this weekend. Browse on:1. "Sentinels of Raisina Hill"; Written ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British award for two Indian novelists


January 18th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Cultural ties between India and Britain received a new boost with leading London-based literary agency Tibor Jones and the prestigious Foyles Bookstore honouring two emerging ... Read more...

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Rebirth of children’s film society


November 19th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 19 (IANS) It was in the 20th century that Children's Film Society, India (CFSI) last released a film in the theatres. The millennium has changed, and so ... Read more...

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‘Crazy Stupid Love’ - poignant and hilarious (IANS Movie Review)


September 16th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Crazy Stupid Love"; Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa; Cast: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling and Julianne Moore; Rating: ****There's good news in the air for cinema fans. The rom-com genre, a ... Read more...

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Anna movement was unarmed attack on corruption (Comment)


August 28th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Without doubt, India has been a crucible of democracy since independence in 1947. In the context of the disintegration of the Soviet Union, the continued plunder by African tyrannies, and ... Read more...

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Osama assault wasn’t joint operation, admits Zardari


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The US raid to kill the world's most wanted fugitive Osama bin Laden in Pakistan's Abbottabad city was "not a joint operation", Pakistan President Asif ... Read more...

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‘We are trying to seek general autonomy for Tibet’, says Dalai Lama


February 13th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Feb 13 (ANI): Denying the accusations of the Chinese Government, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has said that an attempt is being made to seek general autonomy for entire Tibet.Addressing ... Read more...

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India to face challenge of inclusive growth


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb 10 (ANI): Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao has India would face the challenges of inclusive growth in the coming days as the country would move on a ... Read more...

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The rise and fall of bust sizes among Brit girls


December 29th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A survey has revealed that the bust sizes of British girls have been rising and falling every few years.A study of the bra-buying habits of more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

English language has doubled in size over last century


December 17th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) The English language is enjoying unprecedented growth and has nearly doubled in size over the last century. Researchers at Harvard University and Google found that the language ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Conference on Information Age in public diplomacy to highlight impact of 24×7 media


December 9th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): People-to-people diplomacy is playing an important role in international relations in the contemporary global world, adding a new dimension to international relations and redefining the way a ... Read more...

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Punjab to recruit 500 women constables


November 26th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Phillaur, Nov 26 (IANS) Punjab Police will soon recruit 500 women constables, the state police chief said Friday.Addressing a gathering after the passing out parade of 464 women police constables at the ... Read more...

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Women’s most important life goal is being independent, study says


October 18th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Levi's Shaping a New Future study, which was released on Monday, shows that 96 percent of women worldwide in their 20s list "being independent" as ... Read more...

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‘Witchcraft’ Senate candidate O’Donnell ‘lied about studying at Oxford’


September 29th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Christine O'Donnell, the Republican Senate candidate, has been accused of lying about studying at the Oxford University.O'Donnell included the University of Oxford on the "education" section of her ... Read more...

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Bollywood gets high on sequels - a la Hollywood


August 26th, 2010 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Hindi box office will soon be laden with sequels like "Race 2", "Don 2" and the third instalments of "Dhoom", "Golmaal" and "Phoonk" ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama visits Slovenia


April 6th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ljubljana, April 6 (DPA) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, began Tuesday a three-day visit to Slovenia during which he said he would not meet with top political officials. The Dalai Lama held ... Read more...

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Shroud of Turin to be exhibited


February 19th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Feb 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Shroud of Turin will be exhibited to the public in the spring. It is believed to be the burial cloth of Jesus. However there has ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Two million people set to see Shroud of Turin


February 18th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Turin (Italy), Feb 18(ANI): Some two million people are expected to view the Holy Shroud of the Cathedral of Turin, the purported burial cloth of Jesus Christ, when it goes on public ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Item Girl Fixation


February 12th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While Bollywood has come a long way in its evolution since the turn of the millennium; the decade has certainly belonged to the ubiquitous item number. The ... Read more...

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Saif feels honored for the Padmashree award


February 3rd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Unlike many star kids who hit the box-office jackpot with their very first film, Saif Ali Khan was handed with a different fate. Though he easily ... Read more...

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Astronomer busts Mayan calendar’s dire prediction for 2012


November 14th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) The world won't be coming to an end on December 21, 2012, as said to be darkly predicted by the Mayan calendar, says an astronomer. Ann Martin, doctoral candidate ... Read more...

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Indian scientists rejoice as Chandrayaan-1 traces ‘water’ in moon


September 24th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) As news trickled out about Indian maiden lunar mission tracing water molecules on the moon's surface, scientists rejoiced at the discovery and hope that it will ... Read more...

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Flying High: Sohail Will Now Complete A Childhood Dream


September 15th, 2009 - 10:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Sohail has now decided to take some time off to train to be a pilot. He has secretly been learning to fly. "It's a childhood dream," confesses Sohail secretly. ... Read more...

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Britain eyes Nagpur, India’s new aerospace hub


September 13th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Sep 13 (IANS) Britain's Trade, Investment and Business Minister Lord Mervyn Davies is to visit India for four days beginning Monday for talks to expand growing ties in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Funds not drying up for Hollywood filmmakers


August 28th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IBNS
By Sumit SenguptaAug 28 (IBNS) The economic meltdown has not hurt the filmmakers hard. Though there is still some credit crunch that has wealthy investors hiding cash under their mattresses rather than ... Read more...

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Generation Y asked to record their sex views for health study


August 12th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 12 (ANI): Health professionals in Australia are asking teenagers to record their thoughts and views on anything to do with sex, as part of a nationwide project called 'The Sex ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian diaspora body to celebrate 20th anniversary in US


August 12th, 2009 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 12 (IANS) An organisation of Indians settled abroad will be celebrating its 20th anniversary here through a convention Aug 20-23, on the theme "People of Indian Origin: Strengthening Global ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Agyaat’ a grisly, spooky whodunit (IANS Film Review; Rating:**1/2)


August 8th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Agyaat"; Director: Ram Gopal Varma; Cast: Nitin Reddy, Priyanka Kothari, Gautam Rode, Rasika Duggal; Rating: ** 1/2Jungle fever has never been more contagious. Every corner of the ... Read more...

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