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Canadian researchers announce breakthrough in malaria treatment

March 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Canadian researchers have made a major breakthrough in the fight against malaria.Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, along with Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bank using profits to fund militants: Dhaka minister

March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 1 (IANS) A bank in Bangladesh is spending eight percent of its profits to fund militants in the country, State Minister for Home Shamsul Huq Tuku has alleged.The Islami Bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Job advertisement for Britain’s next PM

April 27th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A job advertisement has been placed at a recruitment website seeking applications for the next prime minister of Britain and stating that candidates have to be "thick skinned ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Making news with northeast, fledging paper shows how

April 8th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Instead of feeling bad about their region being ignored by mainstream media, a bunch of youngsters from the northeast in Delhi have gone ahead and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Venezuela closes 34 radio stations

August 1st, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 1 (DPA) Venezuela's leftist government has ordered 34 radio stations off the air, accusing them of broadcasting without a proper licence. The stations in question have to cease transmission, Public Works ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scripps National Spelling Bee 2009 final

May 29th, 2009 - 3:50 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The Scripps National Spelling Bee 2009 finals will be on Thursday night, with the winner to receive more than $US40,000 in cash and prizes.Held in Washington DC in the ballroom of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian-American kids hot contenders for Spelling Bee

May 27th, 2009 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 27 (IANS) Three Indian American kids are the top favourites to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee title after last year's spelling champion, 14-year-old Sameer Mishra, son of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former S African Minister Essop Pahad launches journal

March 30th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, March 30 (IANS) Essop Pahad, former minister in the Office of President Thabo Mbeki, has launched a new intellectual monthly journal in South Africa and plans to have leading ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chandigarh to host festival of Dev Anand’s films

August 13th, 2008 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 13 (IANS) Chandigarh is all set to pay tribute to evergreen Bollywood star Dev Anand by hosting a festival of his films here from Aug 16. Titled Evergreen Dev Anand ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |