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Dubai customs attends Google meet in US


July 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28, 2012 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation through information exchange on illicit networks.It has said such a step can help curb ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Foreigners in Goa under ‘unobtrusive surveillance’


July 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) The Goa government has put foreigners under "unobtrusive surveillance" along with other suspected drug peddlers to stop proliferation of drugs in the state, Chief Minister Manohar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

ICC cricket committee to re-consider legality of switch-hit


May 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 28 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) cricket committee will be meeting at the Lord's in London for its two-day annual conference starting Wednesday to re-consider the legality ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Media needs to be regulated, say senior journalists


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The media needs regulation, several senior journalists said here Thursday, adding that its proliferation has lowered standards, with news being served instantly."The media needs regulation ... Read more...

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NATO chief against arming Syrian rebels


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 3 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has called for "a peaceful and political solution" to the Syrian crisis and warned against providing weapons to Syrian rebels."I ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks views on spectrum for short-range communication


December 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday floated a consultation paper seeking views from industry on spectrum allocation for short-range communication technologies for residential ... Read more...

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Terrorists’ cyber super-weapon sparks doomsday fear


December 6th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) A computer virus which could spark a global doomsday may have fallen into terrorists' hands, The Sun reported Tuesday.Stuxnet, dubbed the world's first cyber super-weapon, is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IMT organises international conference


November 17th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Over 200 delegates from across the world Thursday attended the 4th International Conference on Data Management at the Institute of Management Technology's (IMT) Ghaziabad campus.The Nov ... Read more...

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Irrelevant Delhi master plan will be revised: Kamal Nath


November 10th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath Thursday said that the proliferation of illegal colonies in the capital is a result of the "irrelevant" Delhi Master ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India calls for national reconciliation in Libya


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 3 (IANS) Noting that proliferation of weapons has emerged as a major threat to stability in Libya, India has asked the new authorities in Tripoli to undertake ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US arms package to Taiwan irks China


September 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The Obama administration is expected to announce Wednesday the sale of a package of weapons and equipment worth $5.8 billion to upgrade Taiwan's fleet ... Read more...

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World Wide Web consortium sets up India office


September 15th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The World Wide Web Consortium's (W3C) India office was inaugurated by Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot Thursday.W3C is engaged in development ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Most Chinese feel Internet a major source of rumours


September 9th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) Most people believe that Internet is China's most significant source of rumours, a survey has shown.The online survey was conducted by the China Youth Daily newspaper.Nearly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cabinet approves slum development in 250 cities


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the development of housing and basic facilities in slums across 250 cities in the country.Home Minister P. Chidambaram told reporters ... Read more...

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Folic acid protects offsprings from colon cancer


May 27th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 27 (IANS) Folic acid supplements given to pregnant and breast-feeding females, reduced the rate of colon cancer in their offspring by 64 percent, based on mice studies.The research, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Study links election wins with higher Internet porn use


April 20th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A study has found that while most celebrate a political candidate's victory with a party, others enjoy the moment by watching Internet porn.Rutgers-Camden psychologist Charlotte Markey and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Carrots can help prevent breast cancer


April 6th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Carrots can halt the progression of breast cancer in the early stages of the disease, a study says.The retinoic acid, which is contained in carrot, also ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Potential therapeutic target for breast cancer identified


April 6th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a protein that alters nutrition of breast cancer cells, which can be a potential therapeutic target in the development of effective therapies for the disease.They ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India mulls law to battle sea pirates


March 12th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India is mulling a domestic law to check growing piracy on the sea, official sources said Saturday, adding pirates off the Somali coast were now ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Possible new treatment strategies for pancreatic cancer found


March 4th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists have identified a protein that can be modified to improve the effectiveness of one of the most common drugs used to treat pancreatic cancer.The University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Turmeric can fight colon cancer


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Curcumin, an active ingredient of turmeric, can fight colon cancer when used in combination with a popular anti-inflammatory drug, say researchers.A treatment based on this finding ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Free press more important than free government’


December 28th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 28 (IANS) A free press, which strives to be the voice of the people, is more vital than free government, Press Council of India (PCI) chairman G.N. Roy said Tuesday.According ... Read more...

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Bylines paved the way towards journalistic stardom: Study


December 24th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 24 (ANI): Today when we read a newspaper, we know whose article we are reading. But getting recognition for their work wasn't a smooth journey for journalists.A study by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nirupama Rao to launch MEA and PD Division websites on Friday


December 23rd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 23 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao will launch the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Public Diplomacy (PD) Division websites at 3 p.m. on Friday.Joint Secretary (Public Diplomacy) ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ricky Gervais doesn’t want to see any more pics of Posh and Becks


December 21st, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): It seems Ricky Gervais is fed up of Victoria and David Beckham.The comedian insists he doesn't want to see any more pictures of the couple"We don't need ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US opposed A.Q. Khan release in private


December 1st, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The Bush administration stayed silent when rumours floated in early 2008 that Pakistan was about to release from house arrest disgraced scientist Abdul Qadeer Khan, father ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Raja, Pilot launch ‘Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center’


November 12th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): Information Technology and Communication Minister A. Raja and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot launched the 'Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center' (ILTP-DC) at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Catholic Cardinal says it’s not a sin to gamble, sell arms


November 12th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): During a business lunch hosted by Notre Dame University, a senior Catholic cleric said that it is not a sin to gamble or to sell arms.Cardinal George Pell ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Safe havens for terrorists within Pakistan borders unacceptable: President Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): The United States President Barack Obama on Monday said the terrorists' safe havens within Pakistan borders were unacceptable, asserting that the United States will insist that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Global wireless subscriptions to hit five bn


September 18th, 2010 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) The number of global subscriptions for wireless services is expected to reach five billion in September and be equal to 73.4 percent of the world's population, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rapid Ice Melting In The Arctic Region Raises Concern


September 17th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Global warming is resulting in the melting of the ice and 2010 has been reported as the hottest of the 130 year record maintained by NASA. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Monkeys Had HIV For Millennia


September 17th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent discovery scientists have found that the precursor of HIV to have been present in Monkeys for 32000 years compared to previous assumptions of it ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India says Myanmar has no nukes (Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India believes that neighbouring Myanmar has no nuclear programme but is monitoring developments closely as nuclear weapons in the neighbourhood were a matter of concern, External Affairs ... Read more...

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Government dispels fears of n-weapons in Myanmar


August 26th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) There is no nuclear threat from Myanmar, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, adding that strict vigil was being maintained and admitting that nuclear weapons in ... Read more...

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US drone attacks threat to Pak’s nuclear weapons: Expert


August 20th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug 20(ANI): A Pakistani nuclear expert has expressed concerns that US drone attacks could prove harmful for the country's nuclear programme and its nuclear installations placed at undisclosed locations.The Ali Institute ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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