sense of urgency

Chidambaram’s efforts will help revive growth: FICCI


August 7th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Enthused by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's assurance of fine-tuning policies, industry body FICCI Tuesday said this would help revive economic growth."It is quite obvious ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks a bold India budget


March 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Presenting corporate America's wish list for the Indian budget, a leading US-India trade association wants India to press forward with bold economic reforms to make it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heartaches could be payback time: Gibb


March 12th, 2012 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Singer Robin Gibb wonders whether the tragedies he suffered are a payback for his hugely successful career.Gibb's younger brother Andy died in 1980 and his twin ... Read more...

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Congress should understand regional aspirations, say experts


March 8th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Following its dismal performance in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress needs to urgently work out its strategy for the 2014 general elections, start rebuilding the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Revive agriculture urgently, says president’s aide


February 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Flagging a "sense of urgency to the need of transforming Indian agriculture", a panel of governors set up by President Pratibha Patil will submit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US caught by surprise by India’s 1974 nuke test


December 6th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) India's "peaceful nuclear explosion" on May 18, 1974, caught the US by surprise in part because the intelligence community had not been looking for signs that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama launches plan to help families facing foreclosure


October 26th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama announced a series of measures to make refinancing mortgages easier for families facing the threat of foreclosure, contrasting his administration's efforts with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Misleading ads: Agency might monitor and act


October 16th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Flooded with growing consumer complaints over misleading advertisements, especially relating to health and nutritional benefits and the get-rich schemes, the government is planning an investigating ... Read more...

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PMO, Delhi CM indicted for Commonwealth Games flaws (Roundup)


August 5th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) India's official auditor Friday severely indicted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Office and Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit's government for deep flaws and financial losses ... Read more...

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Gunman kills five, self at US skating rink


July 24th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) A gunman opened fire at a skating rink in Dallas, killing at least five people and injuring four before fatally shooting himself Saturday, police said.A police ... Read more...

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Exporting terror led to internal warfare: Pakistan daily (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jehad to other countries, especially in South Asia, has triggered internal warfare in Pakistan, the Daily Times said Monday.Alleging that "most terror networks operating ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Exporting terror has caused internal warfare: Pakistan daily


June 27th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Exporting jihad to other countries in the world, especially in the South Asian region, has led to internal warfare, said a Pakistani daily as it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fukushima Governor slams Japan’s nuke agency for late radioactive data


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 3 (ANI): Fukushima Governor Yuhei Sato has criticized the government's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency for its late release of radioactivity data related to local farm produce shipments, which have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Veerabahu’ is illogical, incoherent (Kannada Movie Review)


February 19th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Veerabahu"; Director: S. Mahender; Producer: Sandesh Nagaraj; Cast: Vijay, Nidhi Subbaiah, Rangayana Raghu, A.T. Raghu, Achyuth Kumar, Dharma, Avinash, Raju Thalikote, Vinayaprakash; Music: V. Harikrishna; Rating: *1/2Director S. Mahendar, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Governance deficit, graft extremely serious issues: Premji


January 21st, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Wipro chairman Azim Premji Friday reiterated that governance deficit and corruption were extremely serious issues for the future of the nation."Enough is enough. The situation in the country ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes to marry long-term boyfriend


January 15th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 15 (ANI): Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes, 27, is planning to marry his long-term boyfriend, Sean Eldridge.Hughes, said to be worth 100 million dollars, was dubbed 'the kid who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boeing jet-powered portable loo - when you really have to go!


December 30th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 30 (ANI): Each one of us is familiar with that sense of urgency when you just have to use that bathroom, and despair when you don't have a loo around ... Read more...

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Andhra may be heading for political uncertainty (News Analysis)


December 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) With the movement for a separate Telangana gathering momentum again, Andhra Pradesh appears to be heading for another round of political uncertainty.Hunger strikes, boycott of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

“No foreign forces allowed or required to operate inside Pakistan”: Haqqani


December 21st, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Pakistan will not allow any foreign troops to operate on its soil, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said in response to a media report that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US army wants to expand raids in Pakistan


December 21st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (IANS) US military commanders in Afghanistan are pushing for more ground raids across the border into Pakistan's tribal areas, leading to a debate over the "controversial" proposal. The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Frustrated’ US military seeking to expand ground raids in Pak tribal areas


December 21st, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Senior US military commanders in Afghanistan are pushing for an expanded campaign of Special Operations ground raids across the border into Pakistan's tribal areas.The proposal, reflecting the growing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Terrorists safe havens in Pakistan must be eliminated: Obama (Lead)


December 17th, 2010 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) Asserting that the terrorist safe havens in Pakistan must be eliminated, US President Barack Obama Thursday said he will travel to Islamabad next year to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ronaldo, Zidane to play for Pakistan, Haiti disaster relief in annual UN charity match


November 25th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 25 (ANI): World champion footballers and United Nations Goodwill Ambassadors Ronaldo and Zinédine Zidane have announced that the 8th Annual Match Against Poverty will raise funds for the nearly 25 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NASA’s humanoid robo ‘to walk the Moon in just 1000 days’


November 3rd, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): NASA has unveiled a plan to send a humanoid robot to the Moon in just 1,000 days for a fraction of the cost of sending a human.The plan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Need to deregulate education: Sam Pitroda


October 28th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) National Knowledge Commission chairman Sam Pitroda Thursday stressed the need to deregulate education, calling it the need of the hour."We don't need central or state control ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Low cost key to private-public health services in villages’


October 20th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Partnership between public and private healthcare providers requires accessibility, affordability and accountability to take the benefits to rural areas, health experts said Wednesday."Health has been on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

PDP has reservations on Kashmir interlocutor nominations


October 15th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 15 (ANI): Lashing out at the Centre for its choice of Kashmir interlocutors, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti has said it has dampened the atmosphere of hope ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ten Mumbai-style terror attackers plotting to hit Europe before Christmas: US Intelligence


October 9th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): US secret agents have reportedly been hunting for ten terrorists, who they believe were recruited to carry out a Mumbai-style terror attack in Europe before Christmas this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Need to speed up global solutions for chronic diseases, say researchers


September 16th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 16 (ANI): There is a need for policymakers to speed up their sense of urgency to stop the global spread of chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sheryl Crow enjoying motherhood


July 11th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Singer Sheryl Crow says she is glad she split from cyclist Lance Armstrong and endured a battle with breast cancer because it inspired her to adopt her ... Read more...

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Sheryl Crow’s split from Lance Armstrong inspired her to adopt


July 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 9 (ANI): Singer Sheryl Crow's has revealed that her break up with Lance Armstrong encouraged her to adopt.The 48-year-singer and cyclist Lance broke up in 2006 after three ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India needs more quality research in science: PM (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) India needs to boost quality research in science and technology with a sense of urgency, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday. Addressing the convocation ceremony at the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India needs more quality research in science: PM


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 3 (IANS) India needs to step up quality research in science and technology with a sense of urgency, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Saturday. Addressing the convocation ceremony at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pak ‘hedging bets’ on Haqqanis following US’ ‘dithering’ over Afghanistan


June 29th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 29 (ANI): The persisting ambiguity over the US' decision to pull out of Afghanistan has encouraged Pakistan and its all powerful intelligence, the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Focus on small farmers to achieve food security: Swaminathan


June 15th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) India must act swiftly on agriculture and tap the potential of double yields, even as the proposed food security bill can address the economic ... Read more...

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