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Havelange stadium not a taint to Rio 2016, say organisers


August 10th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) The organisers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janerio said Friday that having the athletics stadium named after disgraced former FIFA president Joao Havelange wouldn't ... Read more...

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Facebook page to connect community radio stations and ministry


July 12th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has launched a dedicated Facebook page for community radio stakeholders in the country to connect with them and answer ... Read more...

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India seeks access to Headley, Rana


June 14th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) As India and the US reiterated their commitment to bringing to justice the perpetrators of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attack, India sought access to two ... Read more...

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China to put out quake data on social networks


May 24th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) Chinese authorities Thursday suggested they may use social networking websites to enhance awareness on earthquake prevention and disaster reduction.The popularity of microblogging sites should be utilised ... Read more...

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Jayant introduces private bill to amend RTI Act


April 27th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal MP Jayant Chaudhary Friday introduced a private member's bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act to ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta wins a key ruling, loses on wiretaps


March 28th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 28 (IANS) Goldman Sachs Group's indicted former director Rajat Gupta has won a court order requiring prosecutors to share information that might help his case, but lost ... Read more...

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American wanted for child rape arrested in Mexico


March 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 11 (IANS/EFE) An American man wanted in his homeland on child rape charges has been arrested in Mexico, authorities said.Federal agents discovered that Phillip Steven Borden was ... Read more...

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Need to utilise laws to remove defamatory material: Assocham


December 7th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A leading industry lobby Wednesday said that the government should utilise the exsiting legal remedies for removing defamatory materials from social media websites, rather ... Read more...

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Twitter as a lifesaver?


November 13th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) Twitter could become a new mode of saving lives by providing vital information about health-related matters to its growing number of users.Researchers who studied tweets on ... Read more...

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A step closer to faster computing


October 27th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Scientists have overcome a major barrier to quantum computing by getting their different components to chat with one another, just like memory and logic circuits do ... Read more...

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Facebook introduces new applications


September 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook has came out with a slew of new applications intended to provide its more than 800 million users with more options ... Read more...

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Chinese man jailed for serial rapes


September 9th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 9 (IANS) A marketing trainer in China was sentenced to 11 years in prison for raping nine female trainees under the pretext of helping them "break through mental ... Read more...

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Dhaka meet pledges action against autism


July 25th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 25 (IANS) A global two-day conference on autism here Monday pledged to take coordinated actions against the developmental disorder in children, a media report said.Visiting chairperson of ... Read more...

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Australia releases most wanted criminals list


July 25th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Australia Monday released a list of the most wanted criminals in the country, its first national operation to track down fugitives who flee from state to ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants good ties with US, says Gilani


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Despite the growing strains sparked by Osama bin Laden's killing, Pakistan wants good ties with the US, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani told ... Read more...

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Don’t give data on us to India, Pakistan warned


July 10th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) A terrorist group linked with Al Qaeda has warned Pakistan not to share information about it with India, a media report said.Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) warned the ... Read more...

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Pakistan trying to protect journalists: Minister


July 7th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) The Pakistani government was striving to provide security and protection to the journalists' community, a minister has said.Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq ... Read more...

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China calls for tsunami warning system


May 25th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 25 (IANS) China has proposed a tsunami warning system linking countries in the South China Sea region, China Daily reported Wednesday."The system will allow countries to share information ... Read more...

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2G case: CBI seeks two more days to file charges (Second Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it would require two more days to formally file charges in the 2G spectrum allocation case.The Central ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan share information on 26/11 terror attack, Samjhauta train blast


March 29th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 29 (ANI): India and Pakistan have agreed to exchanged progress reports on the probes into the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack and the Samjhauta train blast respectively during the Home ... Read more...

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Vatican to unveil Facebook page for Pope John Paul II this week


March 14th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): The Vatican will unveil a Facebook page dedicated to the forthcoming beatification of Pope John Paul II this week.The pontiff, who died in 2005, will be ... Read more...

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Trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor delayed until May


March 4th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): The involuntary manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray has been delayed until May.A US judge said both sides needed more time to prepare for the ... Read more...

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Make city safe for women, Delhi Police urged


February 16th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Delhi's Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna Wednesday asked the city police to take strong and prompt action against offenders to ensure that women in the capital feel safe."Women ... Read more...

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Peer support shows promise in the fight against depression


February 16th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has found that peer support offers promise as an effective, low-cost tool for fighting depression.In the research, programs in which patients and volunteers share information ... Read more...

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Dalit icon Mayawati is focus of scholar’s research


February 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 14 (IANS) Apart from being an icon for millions of India's Dalits, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has now also become a topic of research for doctorate ... Read more...

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Facebook bug that allows personal data access, phishing repaired


February 6th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): A Facebook security threat that would allow anyone to access your personal data has been repaired by the company.The vulnerability was discovered by Rui Wang and Zhou ... Read more...

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Conservation group applauds South Asian countries’ ‘wildlife anti-trafficking’ decision


February 1st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): A conservation group has appreciated eight South Asian countries' "milestone" decision to share information on wildlife trafficking.The BBC quoted a spokeswoman for the Traffic anti-smuggling body as ... Read more...

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US did share intelligence information, says Chidambaram


November 1st, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said the United States did share intelligence information before the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, but David Coleman Headley was not ... Read more...

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Headley row: India ‘disappointed’, US says it shared 26/11 info


October 27th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Amid preparations for US President Barack Obama's visit, India and the US Wednesday continued to spar over the issue of sharing specific intelligence relating to the ... Read more...

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US did not share information on Headley, asserts Pillai


October 27th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Oct 27 (IANS) Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Wednesday said that India was disappointed that the US did not share information on Pakistani-American terror suspect David Coleman Headley, now in US custody, ... Read more...

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Indo-US intelligence sharing has improved after 26/11: Roemer


October 19th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 19 (ANI): Undeterred by a diplomatic row between India and US over the Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) reported reluctance to share information on David C Headley, the Pakistani ... Read more...

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US denies Headley wives’ warnings ignored


October 19th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) The United States has admitted that one of the wives of David Headley twice warned the US embassy in Pakistan about her husband's terrorist links, ... Read more...

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Facebook ‘Places’ app that lets users tell pals where they are ‘checks in’ to UK


September 19th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Amid security concerns, social networking site Facebook has launched a new application 'Places' in the UK that would allow users to share their location with friends.This new ... Read more...

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Pak intelligence agencies warn of attack on minority religious places


July 21st, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 21 (ANI): Pakistan intelligence agencies have warned that extremists may target minority worship places in Lahore, Jhang, and all across the Punjab province.According to a threat alert issued by intelligence ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case probe team submits interim report


July 16th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the alleged Ishrat Jahan fake gunfight Friday submitted its interim report. It also sought more time to complete ... Read more...

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