resilience

US stands with India as partner and friend: Clinton


August 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Calling India "a beacon for the world of the power of non-violence and the promise of democracy", the United States Monday assured India that it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mental illness behind her, but nowhere to go (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government cautious as New Zealand deficit below forecast


July 6th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 6 (IANS) The New Zealand government Friday welcomed "encouraging" indications of a shrinking deficit, but sounded a cautious note over the state of the global economy.Figures released by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stimulate domestic demand to boost Indian economy: Pranab


June 16th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) The basic strategy to bring the country's economy back on track has to be to stimulate domestic demand, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said, addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chen faces Vardhan in ITF title round


June 15th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) Top Seed Ti Chen of Chinese Taipei, ranked 301, saved a match point to beat a feisty fourth seed Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obama, Manmohan to work together to strengthen global economy


June 15th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and US President Barack Obama have agreed to work together to strengthen the global economy to deal with shocks from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Israeli scientists develop strong plastic to replace steel


June 8th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, June 8 (IANS) Israeli scientists are developing a super strength polypropylene, one of the world's most commonly used plastic, to replace steel and other materials used in pipelines ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Need to work on my consistency: Parimarjan Negi


May 29th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Parimarjan Negi, the youngest Indian to become a Grand Master, said Tuesday that he needed to work on his consistency en route to reaching his ... Read more...

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10,000 solar water systems in Maoist-affected areas: Ramesh


May 14th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The government will install 10,000 solar-based water systems to supply drinking water to the rural communities in 78 Maoist-affected districts in the country, Rural Development ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese teen commits suicide over dress code


May 1st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A 14-year-old student who jumped to her death in China to protest her school's dress code has triggered an online debate among the netizens.Ying Ying succumbed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistan needs $840 mn for rehabilitation: UN


April 29th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan needs around $840 million to meet the requirements of 7.2 million people affected by floods and insecurity, the UN said Sunday.The "Early Recovery Framework" programme ... Read more...

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ICRA cautious about rating updates on India


April 26th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) Credit rating company ICRA Thursday said it is cautious on rating updates on Indian economy and companies but would not give a "panic reaction"."We are certainly ... Read more...

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‘Himalayan Meltdown’ wins at Worldfest film festival


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) "Himalayan Meltdown", a documentary on the shrinking glaciers of the Himalayas and their effects on the lives and livelihoods of Asians, has been honoured with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Fuel shortage in Britain


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Up to 2,700 petrol stations across Britain remain short of fuel following several days of panic buying last week, The Telegraph reported Monday.A study commissioned by ... Read more...

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Sammy warns Windies will be just as dangerous in Tests


April 1st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 1 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has warned Australia to expect more of his side's fighting spirit when the three-Test series kicks off here next weekend.He was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’m famous not only for Sufi Songs: Kailash Kher


March 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Kailash Kher says people should not just tag him as a Sufi singer because he sings other geners too and that his "Hausla" anthem is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Windies go down fighting as series ends tied


March 26th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 25 (IANS/CMC) A valiant West Indies fought to the end but their dreams of beating Australia in a one-day series for the first time in nearly two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bank of England urges banks to raise capital


March 24th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) British banks need to raise more capital as they are not reserving enough funds to withstand potential financial trouble, the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) under Bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Boeing India head calls for hike in air fares


March 14th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) A top Boeing official has strongly advocated a hike in air fares by 15 percent to regain the health of the civil aviation industry.Dinesh Keskar, Boeing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Germany beat Japan to win Algarve Cup


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Faro (Portugal), March 8 (IANS) Okoyino da Mbabi scored a hat-trick as Germany beat Japan 4-3 in the women's soccer Algarve Cup final.The German side opened scoring in the 20th ... Read more...

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Cowell fascinated by Spears


March 1st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 1 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell admits he is "fascinated" by pop star Britney Spears and would love to have her as a judge on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Supreme Court blasts Delhi Police for Ramdev crackdown (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday came down heavily on Delhi Police for the midnight crackdown on Ramdev and his followers here last year that killed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Zealand falls silent in tribute to quake dead one year on


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand came to a standstill for two minutes Wednesday as the nation united to mark the first anniversary of a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that killed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global uncertainty affecting India: Pranab


February 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Global financial problems, besides a tight monetary policy, are affecting the Indian economy and a slowdown in external demand has led to a decline ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘BRIC nations not in position to withstand economic shock’


February 20th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The BRIC countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China are still no better placed to withstand shocks from major economic risk events than they were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Six months after double bypass, Gogoi ‘hale and hearty’ (With Image)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Six months after his cardiac surgery, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi underwent a medical check-up here Saturday and was pronounced "fit and fine" by his ... Read more...

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UN declares end of famine in Somalia


February 4th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 4 (IANS/AKI) Somalia's famine has ended but drought in the Horn of Africa region continues to pose a threat to the area, the UN has said."Long-awaited rains coupled ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shooting ‘Lakshya’ in Ladakh changed me: Farhan Akhtar


January 28th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has traveled places for his films. Be it Goa for "Dil Chahta Hai", Ladakh for "Lakshya" or Spain for "Zindagi Na Milegi ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nadal overpowers Federer to reach Australian Open final


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) World No. 2 Rafael Nadal overcame his greatest rival Roger Federer 6-7, 6-2, 7-6, 6-4 Thursday to reach his second Australian Open final here Thursday.Belarusian ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Nadal overcomes Berdych, to meet Federer in semis (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Rafael Nadal set up a semifinal clash against arch-rival Roger Federer at the Australian Open after beating Tomas Berdych in a gruelling men's singles last ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Moody’s upgrade India’s ratings, Sensex soars


January 10th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Moody's Investor Services has raised India's sovereign credit ranking to investment grade.The Moody's upgraded the country's short-term foreign currency rating ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australian media accuses Sehwag of creating rift in team


January 10th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 10 (IANS) The Australian media accused senior batsman Virender Sehwag of creating a rift in the Indian team, which is reeling under the stress of two embarrassing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Banks need equity capital of Rs.2.7 trillion for expansion


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian banks will be required to raise equity capital of around Rs.2.7 trillion by 2017 to fund their expansion while complying with the new banking ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Tsunami displayed the resilience of Indians’


December 27th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) The way the affected people worked in the aftermath of the tsunami that hit Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam coast in 2004 and have recovered since then reflects ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bits of adversity toughen you up like steel


December 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Going through adversities might seem like a bitter pill to swallow, but such experiences often help people develop resilience. "Of course, everybody's heard the aphorism: 'Whatever ... Read more...

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