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‘Jamia can receive and spend foreign funds’


September 21st, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The home ministry has clarified that Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) is exempt from all provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) and there is ... Read more...

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Touring country in a mobile cafe telling stories (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Six young people with a passion for stories have set out to travel to eight cities with the unique mission of reviving the lost tradition of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China shuts websites, microblog accounts over fraud, blackmail


September 14th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) Several websites and microblog accounts have been closed in China for being involved in fraud and blackmail, the country's National Internet Information Office announced Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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32 ‘criminals’ killed in Egypt operation


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 9 (IANS) A total of 32 "criminal elements" were killed in Egypt's "lawless" Sinai peninsula in a military operation held in coordination with Israel, Xinhua reported.Military spokesman Ahmed ... Read more...

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Tension in Assam’s Udalguri after youth’s body found


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sept 6 (IANS) Tension gripped the Udalguri district in troubled Bodo areas of Assam Thursday after police recovered the body of a youth missing since last month.Police also had ... Read more...

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Myanmar drops 2,000 people from black-lists


August 30th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 30 (IANS) The Myanmar government Thursday published detailed list of 2,082 of the 6,165 people who have been removed from the black-lists in line with the government's current ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

TiE announces awards for entrepreneurs


August 29th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The New Delhi-NCR chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), the world's largest organisation of entrepreneurs, in association with Lumis Partners, a private equity fund, has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Norwegian killer mulls autobiography


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is planning to write an autobiography, in which he would talk about at least two Norwegian organisations to which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ten students held for stoning Rajasthan BJP leader’s house


August 19th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 19 (IANS) Ten students were arrested Sunday in connection with stone hurling at the house of former Rajasthan minister and BJP legislator Rajendra Rathore immediately after the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN, World Bank to jointly address global challenges


August 10th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 10 (IANS) The UN and the World Bank agreed Thursday to work more closely in addressing global challenges, including sustainable development, health and education.In his meeting with ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s followers fast in Kolkata


August 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) Followers of Baba Ramdev here sat on a nine-hour-long fast as a token of support for his three-day fast in New Delhi on the demand of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rush for Sansha domain names in China


July 26th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) There has been a rush to secure domain names with Sansha, China's new administrative hub for the South China Sea, a media report said Thursday.China deployed ... Read more...

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Chinese premier promises more jobs


July 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has promised to generate more jobs, especially for fresh university graduates, migrant labourers and disabled people, even as the country's employment situation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bihar destitute woman is missing


July 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Several voluntary groups in India and abroad have come forward to support a destitute woman in Bihar who sold her four month old son for Rs.62 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kalam’s e-paper ‘billion beats’ now on Facebook


July 11th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's e-paper 'billion beats' has now started beating on the social media site Facebook."We are happy to start the Facebook page ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Committee invites stakeholders’ views on oil and gas output sharing contracts


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A panel headed by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council chairman C. Rangarajan Tuesday invited stakeholders' views on formulating future production sharing contracts (PSCs) in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Was under pressure not to appoint Sonia PM: Kalam


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam says he was under pressure not to appoint Congress chief Sonia Gandhi as India's prime minister in 2004 and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar to spare teachers of non-teaching assignments


July 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) Bihar will no more engage school teachers in non-teaching assignments like survey and data collection works, an official said Saturday. The decision comes after protests by ... Read more...

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China targets illegal foreigners with stringent law


June 30th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) China's top legislature has passed a new exit and entry law which stipulates harsher punishments for foreigners illegally entering, living or working in the country.The draft ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microsoft buys Yammer for $1.2 bn


June 26th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 26 (IANS) Microsoft has acquired business-focused social network Yammer for $1.2 billion."The acquisition underscores our commitment to deliver technology that businesses need and people love," said Steve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Let me dance and sing, says Adnan Sami after divorce


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Pakistani singer Adnan Sami's divorce from his second wife Sabah Galadari has come through, and he is ecstatic and says he feels like breaking into the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

DJB seeks to learn water recycling from Singapore


June 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has signed an agreement with Singapore Cooperation Enterprise (SCE) and Temasek Foundation to benefit from their know-how on recycling sewage/waste ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fraud uncovered in Chinese projects with foreign loans


June 19th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China has uncovered fraud worth 237 million yuan (around $37 million) in projects that used loans from foreign organisations, including the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

France urges new Syria sanctions


June 14th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Paris, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France will ask the US and its European Union partners to impose new sanctions against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, French Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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China moves to protect ancient canal


June 9th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) China has launched efforts to protect its 2,500-year-old Grand Canal, the world's longest artificial waterway, the government said.The culture ministry has already banned construction near the ... Read more...

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Forced marriages to be a crime in Britain


June 8th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Forcing someone to marry will become a criminal offence in Britain and "will not be tolerated", Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.The decision to create ... Read more...

Posted in World |

25 young Indians to take part in G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit


May 29th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) A 25-member youth delegation from India would take part in the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit scheduled to be held in Mexico between June 2-5.The delegates will go ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

People’s respect for police declining: NHRC


May 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The people's respect for the police is declining and so is the morale of the police, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Secretary General Rajiv Sharma ... Read more...

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Pakistani police official shot dead


May 8th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) A senior police official was gunned down in Pakistan's Quetta city Tuesday, a media report said.SP Crime Investigation Department (CID) Shahnawaz Khan was fatally shot in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bodoland gets more support, strike from May 7


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) With other communities backing the demand for a Bodoland in Assam, a 36-hour state-wide strike has been called from May 7.Forty-five groups representing tribal and non-tribal ... Read more...

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‘Punish Thane man for illegally possessing snakes’


April 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, April 11 (IANS) An animal protection group Wednesday demanded action against a snake rescuer and trainer in Maharashtra's Thane district for what it called illegal possession of reptiles, one ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russia to stop circus aid after 2020


April 6th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has approved a circus development blueprint up to 2020 after which circuses will be expected to raise their own ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dera case: Court rejects police cancellation report


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 2 (IANS) A court in this town in southwest Punjab Monday rejected a cancellation report filed by the Punjab Police in the case registered in 2007 against ... Read more...

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LTTE is not being trained in Tamil Nadu


April 2nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Police Monday denied as "totally baseless" a Sri Lankan media report that some 150 Tamil Tigers were being trained in the Indian state.Director ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani minors forcibly married in Britain


March 31st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Up to 400 children, including from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan, were coerced into or threatened with marriage in Britain last year, a government report has said.A ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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