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Cartoonist’s arrest an over-stretch: Congress


September 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday termed arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi as a bit of an "over-stretch" but said "there are certain emblems and national ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Russian missile can carry bigger warhead: Expert


September 8th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's new heavy intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) will have a five-tonne warhead, which is four times that of its predecessors, a former military commander said."The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Samsung Galaxy S3 sales top 20 mn


September 6th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 6 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Thursday said global sales of its Galaxy S3 smartphone topped 20 million at a faster pace than any of its predecessors.According to an e-mailed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

China launches satellite


July 26th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China successfully launched a satellite in Sichuan province, completing the country's first data relay satellite network system.The Tianlian I-03 satellite was launched on a Long March-3C ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Politicians, journalists are like fish and water: Pranab


July 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 9 (IANS) Journalists and politicians are like fish and water, one cannot do without the other, UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee said Monday, describing the close relations ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

North Korea holds military parade


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 15 (IANS) North Korea Sunday held a military parade here to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the country's founder Kim Il-sung.North Korean leader Kim Jong-un lauded the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Revelry as India in Olympic race, hard road ahead


February 27th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) It was celebration time in India with the men's hockey team back in the Olympics after eight years. The only person who is thinking of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Celebrations as India hockey back in Olympic race


February 27th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) It was celebration time in India with the men's hockey team back in the Olympics after eight years. The only person who is thinking of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Chak De!’ girl Seema Azmi now TV show narrator (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Her family was against her joining showbiz, but Delhi girl Seema Azmi is determined to carve a niche. After playing hockey player Rani Dispotta from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Drugs in Punjab prisons trigger police fight (Punjab Newsletter)


February 24th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) A controversy over the usage of drugs by inmates in Punjab prisons has become the cause of an open fight between the top police officers.With the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Defiance of court verdicts anti-democratic: Nawaz


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) Ahead of Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's court appearance to face contempt charges, one of his predecessors has said that defiance of court verdicts ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP’s moral halo is fading rapidly (News Analysis)


February 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) must be ruing coming to power in Karnataka and holding up the state as a gateway to rule south India. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gujarat advertisement not praising Modi: Congress


January 29th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Congress Saturday defended the advertisement issued by its Gujarat unit referring to work done by state Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying the they ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Facebook shifts to new headquarters in California


December 20th, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 20 (IANS) Facebook has announced that its final wave of employees have moved into its new headquarters in the one million-square foot Menlo Park city of California.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Populism is Mamata’s Achilles heel (Comment)


November 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
A visitor to Kolkata cannot but notice how the city has become livable again, as it was nearly throughout its 300-plus years of history except for the recent period of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Need adequate, not supreme powers: Karnataka’s new Lokayukta


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Yadgir (Karnataka), Sep 15 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta Shivaraj V. Patil said Thursday the institution of ombudsman needs adequate and not supreme powers to tackle graft."Paramadhikara bekilla, saakashtu adhikara beku (Don't ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nepal fails to get new constitution for third time


August 30th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 30 (IANS) Ahead of a deadline Wednesday, Nepal's major parties conceded they would not be able to promulgate the new, much-awaited constitution in time, for the third time ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

British military officials using choppers as taxis


August 21st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Senior military officials in Britain have been accused of using helicopters like taxis after running up bills for tens of thousands of pounds on short-haul flights.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sitting in haunted room? Not a ghost of a chance, say cops


August 20th, 2011 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 20 (IANS) Police personnel here fight armed bandits and notorious gangsters but they just don't seem to have the spirit to occupy a room at a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

29-year wait for justice; Judge promises speedy verdicts


August 14th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) "Justice delayed is Justice denied" - with this observation a Delhi court ruled to give back to two brothers their plot of land in Karol ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Former ministers had raised issues on CWG spending: Maken


August 11th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken said Thursday that his predecessors had raised several issues related to the preparations of the Commonwealth Games, including "lack of accountable ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Raja asks court: Why am I the lone target?


July 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) An indignant former communications minister A. Raja Tuesday briefly argued his own case in the CBI court, asking why he alone was being prosecuted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Natarajan focuses on sustainable development


July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Tuesday said that her ministry was the cornerstone of sustainable development and commended her predecessor Jairam Ramesh for doing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BJP rebels reined in, says Yeddyurappa


May 30th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) Claiming that rebel legislators in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have been reined in, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday hoped that he wouldn't ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World’s smallest atomic clock on sale for $1,500


May 4th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A matchbook-sized atomic clock 100 times smaller than its commercial predecessors has been put on sale for approximately 1,500 dollars.The portable Chip Scale Atomic Clock (CSAC) - only ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Osama’s wife says family was living at Abbottabad compound since 2005: Source


May 4th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4(ANI): One of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's wives, who survived the helicopter borne raid by US troops on Sunday night, has reportedly said that the most wanted ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama called Bush, Clinton before releasing statement on Osama’s death


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): US President Barack Obama called his predecessors George W. Bush and Bill Clinton on Sunday before announcing to the world that Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blair, Brown not invited to Wills-Kat wedding


April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
However, their Conservative predecessors, Sir John Major and Baroness Thatcher have been invited."It appears odd that surviving prime ministers other than Tony Blair and Gordon Brown have rightly been invited to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

When I was modelling, size 10 was a normal size: Cindy Crawford


April 21st, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Cindy Crawford, the former supermodel whose curves shot her to fame in the late 1980s, has spoken out about current modelling industry standards, saying she believes it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Benitez-built weak and short on talent Liverpool squad’


April 6th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Liverpool owner John W Henry has blamed former coach Rafa Benitez for weakening the club's playing squad he inherited from his predecessors.Henry, frontman for the Fenway Sports ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obama says Libya military mission ordered to prevent a massacre


March 29th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has defended his decision to send American forces to Libya, saying Washington acted to "prevent a massacre".He said that to do otherwise would ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Yeddyurappa faces mounting dissidence, police probe (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a Bangalore court Thursday ordered a police probe into a land deal from which ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Technical innovations will liven up F1 season, says Alonso


March 24th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 24(ANI): Ferrari driver Fernando Alonso expects technical changes this season to make for an unpredictable Formula 1 season.Alonso, who finished runner-up last season, was speaking ahead of Sunday's season-opening Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Prejudice is a trait humans have retained from their evolutionary predecessors


March 18th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): A new study led by Yale researchers has found that the tendency to perceive others as 'us versus them' isn't exclusively human but appears to be shared by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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