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Indian electronic industry will need 2.8 mn professionals by 2020


August 18th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam (Kerala), Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian electronic industry will require 2.8 million professionals at various levels by 2020, according to a top government official.J. Satyanarayana, secretary, department of electronics ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Award of contract to Swiss Timing transparent, says Bhanot


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee's former secretary-general Lalit Bhanot Friday told a special CBI court hearing a corruption case against him that everything was transparent ... Read more...

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Russia open to foreign investment in energy


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia remains open to foreign investment in the energy sector, President Vladimir Putin has said."We will continue to pursue a policy of openness to foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India assures US business of a level playing field


June 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Assuring US businesses of "a level playing field" and "total transparency", India has invited them to take advantage of enormous business opportunities offered by India's plans ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gay parade held in Mexico


June 4th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people and about 30 floats took part in Mexico's 34th Gay Pride Parade in the capital, where a concert marked the end of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Myanmar, China good friends: Suu Kyi


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 2 (IANS) Myanmar and China will become even better friends as the Southeast Asian country deepens its political and economic reforms, leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chimpanzees have personalities like us


May 24th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Chimpanzees and orangutans have personalities "like people", researchers have claimed.Experts say it could finally end a decades-old debate over whether we simply project human-like personalities onto ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kids get erotic chocolates at Australian school


May 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Parents at a children's party in an Australian school were left stunned to discover the treats on offer were shaped like bums and breasts.The X-rated chocolates ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ten most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin and Shenzhen are among the 10 most attractive Chinese cities for foreigners, a survey has revealed.The results of the "2011 Amazing China - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

22 mn Chinese seek migration to US


April 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Experts in China have called for more measures from the government to stop the outflow of talent after an American study said 22 million Chinese want ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India has vast win-win commercial potential, says US


April 13th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) US Commerce Secretary John Bryson, who recently led his first trade mission to India, wants America to "deepen and broaden its commercial engagement with India where ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

White House applauds Myanmar by-election


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) The White House has applauded the parliamentary by-election in Myanmar, calling it an important step in the country's democratic transformation."This election is an important step in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Amendments to AFSPA pending, says Chidambaram


March 31st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) A day after the United Nations Special Rapporteur asked India to repeal the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Changing personality key to well-being: Study


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Making positive changes in personality may open the way to greater quantum of happiness than earning more money, marrying or gaining employment, a study has found.Chris ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China eases restrictions on US movies


February 21st, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) China has relaxed restrictions on Hollywood movies in a step towards resolving an outstanding World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute.China signed an agreement with the US Feb ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Haryana schools, colleges’ curricula to have RTI


January 7th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) The Haryana education department will add a chapter on the Right to Information (RTI) Act in the curricula of schools and colleges across the state, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brad Pitt losing enthusiasm


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt feels he is losing enthusiasm with age and that he felt more optimistic when he was younger."I was more optimistic and naive ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nasal spray could make you more outgoing


December 11th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) Shy or introverted people who wish to hold their own in any social do could find their answers in a nasal spray. An intra-nasal form of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Follow Tagore’s message to meet world’s challenges: President


November 29th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Santiniketan (West Bengal), Nov 29 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday said challenges like injustice and repression can be met through Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore's message of fortitude, openness of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China expects world’s ‘return gesture’ for opening up


November 29th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Beijing wants "something in return" from other countries, including the US, for further opening up its market for their products.According to Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US urges India to open up solar energy market


November 9th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) The United States has urged India to open its market for clean technologies, especially in the area of solar energy, saying openness and competition would ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Super 8′ superb film (IANS Movie - Rating: ****)


October 14th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Super 8"; Cast: Elle Fanning, Amanda Michalka and Kyle Chandler; Director: J.J. Abrams; Rating: ****Steven Spielberg is the original master of the mixed-genre movies. His films like "ET" and "Close ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US bets on India, says Pakistan’s a problem in Afghanistan


October 13th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) The US said that India will be the linchpin of it new vision of an economically integrated and politically stable South and Central Asia and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Drug creates lasting personality change


September 29th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) A single dose of drug psilocybin, a mushroom hallucinogen, was enough to bring about personality changes in nearly 60 percent of the people in a research. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Preity is open to experimentation: Designer


September 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Preity Zinta's international look in the chat show "Up Close & Personal with PZ" on UTV Stars has fetched applause. Surily Goel, the designer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

War on terror not over: Tony Blair


September 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair says that even though "significant blows" have been struck in the war against terror, "it's not over".Blair said it was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Americans not too keen on Indian, Chinese cars


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 23 (IANS) With a wave of new cars from India and China set to debut in the United States, a new study has found significant barriers for them ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE, a good place to live, says daily


August 10th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) now attracts more young migrants than other countries like the US, Australia and Switzerland, a daily said Wednesday."This is not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China wants openness in government affairs


August 3rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) China's cabinet has called for increased openness in government affairs in order to ensure that officials work in a lawful and efficient manner."We should stick to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Schlumberger, ONGC to look for shale gas in Bengal, northeast


June 21st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Schlumberger, the world's leading supplier of technology to oil and gas firms, and state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) are jointly looking at opportunities ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Work-related burnout affects good lecturers the most


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Conscientious academics are the most likely to suffer from work-related burnout, researchers say.Positive traits that can make lecturers more appealing teachers, such as openness, also make ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Web creator calls on governments to preserve net neutrality


April 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): The inventor of the web has said that governments must act to preserve the principle of net neutrality.Sir Tim Berners-Lee told the BBC that legislation might be needed if ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lokpal Bill should build on larger reform process (Comment)


April 20th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
The proposed Lokpal Bill, notwithstanding all the drama and protest surrounding it in recent days, is just a piece of a much larger agenda of reform of our existing institutions, infrastructure ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BRICS countries continue to enjoy strong, sustained economic growth


April 14th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sanya, Apr 14 (ANI): Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa today said that BRICS countries will continue to enjoy strong and sustained economic growth.In a joint declaration here, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Live boob job causes controversy in China


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 22 (ANI): A live broadcast of breast augmentation surgery in China has sparked some controversy around the country.The surgery on Wen Liuhuan, a part-time model and freshman at Guangxi ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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