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Hundred dog bites a day and counting in Srinagar


April 11th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Every dog seems to be having his day in the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital. The stray population of the canines in Srinagar is over 100,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shanghai curbs smoking (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is exploring more effective ways to control smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking ... Read more...

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Shanghai curbs smoking


March 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is seeking more effective ways to prevent smoking in internet bars and entertainment venues that don't comply with the ban on smoking inpublic ... Read more...

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70,000 faithful throng Hazratbal shrine (With Images)


February 10th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) More than 70,000 people offered congregational prayers at the Hazratbal Shrine here on the last Friday of the 10-day long Milad-e-Nabi festivities.Files of devotees who gathered ... Read more...

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Commercial vehicles causing jams, not our fault: Delhi Police


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Blaming the city's transport department for allowing overloaded commercial vehicles to enter the city, which eventually caused jams, Delhi Police Thursday said it was ... Read more...

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Feasibility study for new Mumbai suburban rail corridors


January 13th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) In a bid to ease the inhuman conditions of commuting for Mumbaikars, the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation Friday invited proposals to conduct a feasibility study for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Recruitment, reform drive on in civil aviation regulator


October 31st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) In its bid to provide more safety for air passengers, India's civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Monday said it has ... Read more...

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BJP charges Mayawati with Rs.3,000 crore power scam


September 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) Accusing the Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh of a Rs.3,000 crore power scam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked the Lokayukta to conduct a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

90,000 email addresses hacked from US military contractor


July 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Hackers have attacked the computer network of a US military contractor and stolen 90,000 email addresses, the Telegraph reported.A wing of hacking group Anonymous said it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trying to get 29 Indians freed from pirates: Minister


June 25th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan Saturday said the government is working hard to secure the release of 39 Indian sailors who have been held captive by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Your iPhones may reveal your secret flings!


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): iPhone users beware! Make sure you've got nothing to hide, or your phone might reveal your secret flings.It has emerged that iPhones have an 'infidelity app' that can ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IT department freezes accounts of Mahindra Satyam (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) The Income Tax department Tuesday froze the bank accounts of Mahindra Satyam after the software firm failed to pay a tax demand of Rs.616 crore ... Read more...

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IT department freezes accounts of Mahindra Satyam


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 22 (IANS) The Income Tax department Tuesday froze the bank accounts of Mahindra Satyam after the IT firm failed to pay a tax demand of Rs.616 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Diesel price deregulation not inevitable: Basu


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Deregulation in the prices of diesel was not inevitable, chief economic adviser to the finance ministry Kaushik Basu said Thursday, and added that the government ... Read more...

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NCC cadet commended for efforts during Leh cloudburst


January 20th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A 20-year-old National Cadet Corps (NCC) girl cadet from Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir was Thursday commended by Defence Minister A.K. Antony for her efforts during ... Read more...

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Pakistan to set up national forensic agency


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Pakistan has decided to establish a national forensic agency (NFA) due to the worsening law and order situation in the country and a budget of Rs.2 billion ($23 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CIA launches ‘task force’ to assess impact of U.S. diplomatic cables’ leak by WikiLeaks


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has reportedly launched a task force to assess the impact of thousands of secret U.S. diplomatic cables and military files exposed by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Freed UK criminals going on rape, murder sprees despite being under supervision


October 28th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Dangerous criminals let out of prisons in the UK committed 196 serious offences, including rape and murder last year while under the supervision of police and other authorities, ... Read more...

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CBI seeks six more months for 2G spectrum scam probe


October 8th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday told the Supreme Court that it would require six more months to complete its investigations into the 2G spectrum scam."There ... Read more...

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Government responsible for Games mess, says Malhotra


September 10th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, president of General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF), took serious exception to Sports Minister M.S. Gill blaming federations for the inordinate delay in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Information on Games should go online: CIC


August 14th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Delhi government and other government agencies have been directed by the Central Information Commission to post all information relating to the Commonwealth Games on their websites, ... Read more...

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MCD’s contractors call off strike


August 5th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The 16-day strike by the contractors working for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) was called off Thursday, following an assurance made by the civic officials regarding ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Univision Radio pays $1 million for resolving “pay-for-play” case


July 27th, 2010 - 5:27 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Univision Radio entered a Consent Decree with the Federal Communications Commission's Enforcement Bureau to solve allegations that Univision radio stations or their employees accepted payments from record ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fortress Toronto awaits G-20 leaders


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 23 (IANS) In the biggest security operation ever mounted in Canada, the venue of the G-20 summit here has been sealed to ward off threats and protests against ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pawar, family not involved in IPL Pune team bid: NCP


June 6th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Sunday said the City Corporation company, in which its chief and union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar and his family members have ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bell Helicopter Textron to pay over $16 million to U.S. Government for overcharging


May 26th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. agreed to pay the United States an additional $3 million to resolve civil claims arising from the company's cost charging practices, the U.S. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

If asked, ready to take up infrastructure development in Naxal areas: BRO chief


May 5th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Border Road Organization (BRO) chief Lt. General M S Badhani on Wednesday said his organization is ready to take up infrastructural development in Naxal ... Read more...

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Insurance for Goa’s pretty and prized coconut palms


April 2nd, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, April 2 (IANS) The humble coconut is to Goans what perhaps the camel is to desert dwellers. So nearly 100,000 coconut palms in the coastal state of Goa are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NATO claims China has declared a cyber war


March 8th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 8 (ANI): NATO diplomatic sources have told The Times that the Chinese have become very active with cyber-attacks."We're now getting regular warnings from the office for internal security," they said, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dalit Christians seek quota, apex court admits plea


January 6th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday admitted yet another plea for according a Scheduled Caste status to Dalits embracing Christianity, entitling them to quota in state jobs and ... Read more...

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Fort Hood shooting suspect charged with murder


November 13th, 2009 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) The suspected shooter in the Fort Hood, Texas rampage has been charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and will be tried in a military court, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Illegal furnaces posing a health hazard’


August 29th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Following a notice from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Uttar Pradesh government has admitted that extraction of animal bone fat in illegal furnaces in Meerut ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

UP Government says will submit abattoir action plan in a week to NHRC


August 28th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.28 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary on Friday candidly admitted before the Full Commission of the NHRC on 25th of this month that the pollution caused by the furnaces for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US State Department targeted by cyber terrorists again


July 10th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
US federal computer sites have been subjected to a fourth day of cyberattack, with the US State Department saying its website was under attack.State Department spokesman Ian Kelly told reporters on Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US launches new crackdown on mortgage fraud


April 6th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (DPA) The US launched a new crackdown Monday on mortgage fraud that may have contributed to the country's worst housing downturn in decades. The US Justice Department, Treasury and other ... Read more...

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