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US pitches for a bigger global role for India


September 17th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Ahead of the US elections, India and the US Monday underlined broad bipartisan support for the bilateral strategic relationship in both countries, with the US ... Read more...

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Walk out of UPA over special package demand: Rajnath to Mamata


May 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) Asking Trinamool Congress to withdraw support from the 'incompetent' UPA government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Monday said his party will support Mamata ... Read more...

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Minimising fat with more exercise easy way to shed weight


May 7th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Eating less fat and doing more exercise is the simplest and the straightest way to slimming, says a new study that vindicates a common sense approach ... Read more...

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Agni-V reflects political will of UPA: Congress


April 20th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of Agni-V reflects the technical prowess of India and the government's will to expand its strategic parameter, Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari told ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan agree to ease trade, visa norms


February 15th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 15 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday signed three deals and agreed to normalise visa regimes and move from "positive list" to a short "negative list" trade regime by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Imran Khan wants open border with Afghanistan


February 14th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Tuesday told the Afghan envoy here that it was his dream to see an open border between the two neighbours.Imran, also the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, Pakistan trade can reach $10 bn by 2015: CII


February 9th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Pakistan can reach $10 billion by 2015, from $2.7 billion registered in 2010-11, if tariff and non-tariff barriers are removed, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No fad diets for Sofia Vergara


December 28th, 2011 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Columbian actress Sofia Vergara says she doesn't believe in fad diets or weird eating regimes.Vergara tries to stick to what she knows with food and eats ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rahul continues broadside against Mayawati, Mulayam


November 24th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 24 (IANS) Continuing his campaign against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said they ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Address Bengal baby deaths urgently: Pranab


November 11th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the death of babies in government hospitals in West Bengal was a serious problem and should be addressed urgently."It ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Peacebuilding must respect sovereignty: China


November 1st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 1 (IANS) Post-conflict peacebuilding should be carried out on the basis of full respect to the sovereignty and will of the country concerned, a Chinese diplomat said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Possibility of civil war in Libya: PM


September 28th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sep 27 (IANS) With the security situation deteriorating in Libya, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday voiced his concern, saying there is "a chance of ... Read more...

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Fertiliser subsidies not improving production: Official auditor


August 5th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Despite the government footing high bills on account of subsidising fertilisers, the official auditor said domestic production levels in ten years ending 2008-09 had increased ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US wants India to ratify compensation regime for n-accidents


July 19th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Tuesday pressed India to ratify by the end of this year an international convention on compensation for nuclear accidents and reiterated its commitment ... Read more...

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India warns against diluting anti-terror regimes (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 18 (IANS) Reiterating its "steadfast commitment" to international cooperation in the fight against terrorism, India has warned against diluting or weakening the global legal regime to ... Read more...

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UN votes to reform sanctions on Al Qaeda, Taliban


June 18th, 2011 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 18 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) unanimously voted Friday to pass two resolutions to reform sanctions on the Taliban and Al Qaeda and give the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Royal wedding: Syrian ambassador’s invitation withdrawn


April 28th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): Syrian Ambassador to the United Kindom Sami Khiyami's invitation to the royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton has been withdrawn, the Foreign Office has said.A Foreign ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaddafi regime came close to inking deal with McLaren F1 team


April 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): McLaren Formula One team was reportedly involved in a potential 25 million pound deal with Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's regime.According to The Daily Mail, McLaren had produced a mock-up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

University of St Andrews to review Syria funding arrangement


April 28th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): The University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the United Kingdom, has decided to review the work of one of its academic research centres because its funding ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Undetected ‘fake bomb’ travels to Turkey on UK cargo flight


March 30th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.30 (ANI): The United Kingdom Department for Transport has started an investigation to find out how a fake bomb was transported on a UPS cargo plane from the UK to Turkey, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nicaragua denies receiving asylum request from Gaddafi


March 4th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 4 (IANS) Nicaragua has denied reports that violent protests have forced Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to seek political asylum in the Central American country.Jacinto Suarez Espinoza, who ... Read more...

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UAE backs Bahrain ruler


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has extended its support to Bahrain's ruler in handling the political situation there and said maitaining peace in Bahrain is essential ... Read more...

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CBI questions Arun Shourie in 2G Spectrum scam


February 25th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25, (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today questioned former Telecom Minister Arun Shourie as part of its ongoing 2G Spectrum scam probe to find out possible criminal aspects ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Egyptian dad names daughter ‘Facebook’


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the dramatic Egyptian revolution that saw the ousting of the Hosni Mubarak regime, social networking sites have gained prominence in the country.A man is so impressed ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Joss Stone bares for bears in PETA ad to protest MoD using fur for hats


February 7th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Singer Joss Stone has posed naked in a PETA ad to protest against UK's Ministry of Defence killing bears to use their fur for hats.Regiments of the Queen's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kelly Osbourne starved to be slim


January 6th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne has admitted she tried many different diet regimes and almost starved in a bid to lose weight.The 26-year-old, who lost over 50 pounds (about 22.60 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nuts too can pile on the pounds


January 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 4 (IANS) Swapping a chocolate bar for a handful of healthy nuts is no insurance against piling on the pounds.Research shows that dieters who snack on nuts, seeds or dried ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Diet of nuts ‘makes you pile on the pounds’


January 4th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Dieters who snack on nuts, seeds or dried fruit could actually be putting on weight, rather than losing it, say researchers.The study, carried out by the SupermarketOwnBrandGuide website, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa defends himself on land scam issue


November 18th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Mangalore, Nov.18 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has defended himself against the allegations on land scam issue.Interacting with the mediapersons in Mangalore, Yeddyurappa said all the land purchased by his ... Read more...

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Iran, Pakistan praised for keeping gas deal alive


October 27th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) India has backtracked from the tri-nation gas pipeline deal under US pressure but credit goes to Iran and Pakistan for keeping the project alive, Dawn said in an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Premier League owners ‘as impotent as a room of eunuchs’ ruining sport: Brit politician


October 26th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): English Premier League club owners have been labeled "as impotent as a room of eunuchs" by a British politician, who has urged the government to step in and take ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Girls as young as 8 obsessed with beauty: Oz study


October 26th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): A study has found that Australian girls as young as eight are starting to become obsessed with beauty, a fact which is worrying women that children are becoming ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

RIM Check to keep tab on BlackBerry’s security deals


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 22 (IANS) With Research In Motion (RIM) facing demands from India and other nations for access to its encrypted data, Toronto-based Citizen Lab Thursday launched a website to ... Read more...

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EU proposes regulation on chemical access to prevent home-made explosives


September 20th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Monday announced that its Commission has put forward a proposal to limit access to chemicals that can be misused to produce home-made explosives.The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kenyan president signs new constitution into law


August 27th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 27 (DPA) Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki Friday signed into law a long-awaited new constitution, weeks after it was passed in a national referendum. A massive crowd gathered to watch the president ... Read more...

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