New tricks for an old sea dog?

August 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Known as a media-shy officer for long, Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Tuesday called himself "an old sea dog" and wondered if it was ... Read more...

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Men ignore Facebook privacy settings to befriend women

November 9th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Men are more likely to pass on their personal details and ignore privacy settings on social networking sites like Facebook when a female stranger requests ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s flood fund collection is peanuts: Daily

September 24th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The funds collected in the Pakistani prime minister's fund for flood relief are just peanuts, said a daily Saturday.Floods in Sindh province have impacted over seven ... Read more...

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Why we don’t really know ourselves

May 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) We often presume that we know ourselves best, but psychologists beg to differ. They believe there are certain aspects in our personality that others know ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari calls for out-of-box thinking on quality of higher civil services

May 3rd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari today called for out-of-the-box thinking on quality and content issues pertaining to higher civil services.Delivering the second lecture of the Union ... Read more...

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Govt. seeks greater private role in defence sector: Pallam Raju

April 20th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence MM Pallam Raju on Wednesday said the government sought a greater role for the private sector in the defence manufacturing sector.Inaugurating the ... Read more...

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10pc employees believe dating colleagues can cut chances of promotion

February 12th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that many people steer clear of dating heir colleagues for the fear that it may hamper their chances of a promotion.The survey ... Read more...

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Uranium only to NPT signatories, reiterates Australia

February 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Feb 10 (IANS) Australia has once again dashed Indian hopes of supplying uranium by reiterating its policy of not dealing with those countries which have not signed the Nuclear ... Read more...

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Nervous groom meets reluctant bride: WSJ on US-India ties

November 8th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) The US is a nervous groom and India a reluctant bride and the visit of President Barack Obama was "butterflies in the stomach time" as both ... Read more...

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Ponting urges India to end skepticism about Decision Review System

October 5th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali (Chandigarh, India), Oct. 5 (ANI): After losing the first Test played here against India by a wicket, Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has indirectly suggested that India must end its skepticism ... Read more...

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IPL-Gate: Modi likely to move petition in Bombay High Court against GC meeting

April 23rd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 23 (ANI); Controversial Indian Premier League's (IPL) Commissioner Lalit Modi likely to file a petition in the Bombay High Court on Friday, seeking postponement of the IPL governing council meeting ... Read more...

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Achieve self-reliance in critical defence technologies: Antony

February 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday urged all stakeholders in the sector to come together to achieve self-reliance in critical defence technologies. "The need of the hour is for ... Read more...

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EU defers decision on body scanner at airports

February 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 14 (IANS) The European Union will decide on installation of full-body scanners at airports in June after a consensus among the member countries, a EU official said. Following some member countries' ... Read more...

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Obama inspires mixed-race workers to achieve in workplace

March 18th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A new research has suggested that US president Barack Obama has become a glorious mascot for biethnic people seeking to achieve in the workplace.The research, carried out ... Read more...

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Lindt chocolate sees more bitter 2009 ahead

March 17th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 17 (DPA) Lindt & Spruengli, the Swiss chocolate manufacturer, said Tuesday it would not meet profit and growth targets this year due to the global economic downturn. In a statement, the ... Read more...

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Recession bites shark attacks

February 20th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Even sharks are feeling the impact of the ongoing recession, says a University of Florida researcher.Shark attacks on humans dropped worldwide in 2008 to their lowest level ... Read more...

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‘Mumbai attacks may spur US-India counter-terrorism cooperation’

November 29th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) The terrorist strikes in Mumbai could lead to greater counter-terrorism cooperation between India and the US as their interests in countering regional and global terrorism continue to converge, ... Read more...

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Lefties are prone to inhibition and anxiety

November 4th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Lefties not only find it difficult dealing with a world designed for right-handers, but are also prone to inhibition and anxiety, a new research suggests.According to Lynn ... Read more...

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Quiet Pratibha Patil sails through - with minor hiccups (One year in office)

July 24th, 2008 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A year after she created history by becoming India's first woman president, Pratibha Patil's innings in Rashtrapati Bhavan has largely been marked by reticence, with many feeling ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi no more the mama’s boy

March 25th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by admin
By Monobina Gupta New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) For a man who had wrapped himself in silence for years, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi is finally moving into high gear. The first time ... Read more...

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Former Pak captain says PCB not handling Oz tour issue properly

February 17th, 2008 - 10:34 am ICT by admin
London, Feb.17 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Asif Iqbal has said that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is not handling the proposed tour of the Australian team to Pakistan properly, and believes ... Read more...

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Women in Saudi Arabia will be free to drive by the year-end

January 21st, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 21 (ANI): To counter a suffragette-style movement in the country, Saudi Arabia is all set to lift ban on women drivers. The Government officials have confirmed the landmark decision and ... Read more...

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