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Compete, cooperate or conflict with China, Tharoor ponders (With Image)


July 9th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India and China are two countries whose development is having and will have significant impact on the global system, but the question is whether ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Afghanistan minister shores up investor confidence


June 28th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In an attempt to dispel fears over security, Afghanistan Thursday said investors would not only be rewarded with significant returns but also play an important ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘India must cut subsidies, push reforms to defend rupee’


June 24th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian rupee is likely to slide further and might soon touch 58 to the dollar as regulatory measures by the central bank are unlikely ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bug causes Twitter outage on Thursday


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular social networking and micro blogging site Twitter was hit by a bug on Thursday and a major outage happened.The Twitter users felt the aftereffects ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Listening to iPod at full volume can damage hearing


June 15th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) Listening to your iPod on full volume for just six minutes may cause irreversible hearing damage, say researchers. Edith Cowan University School of Psychology and Social ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Maruti Suzuki’s Q4 net profit down three percent


April 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Passenger car major Maruti Suzuki Saturday reported a decline of three percent in its net profit for the fourth quarter of 2011-12 which stood at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi votes to pick trifurcated civic body (Fourth Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The national capital voted Sunday to pick a new team for its trifurcated civic body, with more people coming out to vote this election ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Average voting in initial hours of Delhi civic polls (Second Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Around 12 to 15 percent voters turned up to exercise their franchise in the first three hours of polls to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi votes to elect new civic bodies (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Voting began Sunday morning for elections to Delhi's newly-formed three civic bodies that is witnessing a tough fight between the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fresh 2G auction: Consumer may be spared large hike


February 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Indian mobile consumer could be spared a large tariff hike due to the mandated auction of 2G telecom spectrum. Industry analysts don't foresee ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian fertiliser makers looking to buy mines in Africa


December 11th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Faced with increasing demand and rising cost of importing raw material, the Indian fertiliser industry is eying mineral assets in Africa."Today there is a possibility ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

140 tremors rocked India so far this year


November 28th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) About 140 earthquakes, in and around the Indian subcontinent, have been felt since January this year, parliament was informed Monday.Replying to a question in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Israel to help Meghalaya in fish farmin


November 11th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 11 (IANS) Israeli experts will help Meghalaya to improve fish farming in the northeastern state, Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has said.Launching an awareness campaign about a state aquaculture ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fannie Mac seeks $7.8 bn aid from US government


November 9th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Fannie Mac, one of the two major US mortgage-finance companies, has said it will request a $7.8 billion aid from the US government after posting huge ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Focus on team to perform better


October 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Individuals perform better and are more confident when they focus more on the team they belong to rather than on themselves, new research says.Simply changing "I" ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Marsh replaces Brett in Australian ODI squad for South Africa


October 13th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Cricket Australia's National Selection Panel (NSP) Thursday announced that all-rounder Mitchell Marsh will replace the injured Brett Lee in the Australian squad for the One-day ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Exercise fights obesity by turning stem cells into bone


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 2 (IANS) Workouts can keep obesity at bay by turning influential stem cells into bone, not fat, boosting our capacity to make blood and improving overall health.The body's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mosquitoes disappear in some parts of Africa


August 31st, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Scientists have been left baffled with reports that malaria-carrying mosquitoes are disappearing in some parts of Africa, BBC reported.Figures in the Malaria Journal say control methods ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US rating downgrade won’t hurt Indian exports: Scindia


August 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's exports, which surged almost 46 percent in the April-June quarter, are unlikely to be much impacted because of the US' credit rating downgrade that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Latino film fest kicks off in New York


August 16th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) The New York International Latino Film Festival (Nyilff), which this year pays tribute to actor Andy Garcia, began Monday with its traditional Cinema Under the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Number of poor in Mexico climbs by 3.2 mn


July 30th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) The number of people below the poverty line in Mexico rose by 3.2 million between 2008 and 2010 to 52 million, or 46.2 percent of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘China drought has significant impact on environment’


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 3 (IANS) A lingering drought in central and east China's provinces has had a devastating impact on the environment there, an official said Friday. Vice Minister of Environmental ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Osama’s death not a big loss for Al Qaeda: Iraqi expert


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 2 (IANS) Even as Osama bin Laden's death is a victory for the US, it's not necessarily a big loss for Al Qaeda in the world, an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drake to be honoured by Songwriters Hall Of Fame


March 26th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) Hip-hop sensation Aubrey Drake Graham better known as Drake is set to receive a top honour at the prestigious Songwriters Hall of Fame Awards in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oprah Winfrey’s Oz visit boosts tourism Down Under


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): TV mogul Oprah Winfrey's trip to Queensland has boosted tourism in the disaster-ravaged state.For the first time since June 2010, the number of US inbounds passengers increased ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Acne is more than a nuisance for some adolescents


March 16th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 16 (ANI): New research has revealed that depression and other psychological disorders may be more prevalent in adolescent acne patients.Steve Feldman, a professor of Dermatology at Wake Forest Baptist, conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Male depression ’set to increase’


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): The rates of depressive disorders among men are likely to increase as the 21st century progresses, say Emory University experts."Compared to women, many men attach a great importance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Apple’s future could be uncertain without Steve Jobs’


February 19th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 19 (IANS) Reports about the deteriorating health of cancer-stricken Apple boss Steve Jobs have fuelled speculations about the future of the world's most important technology company.Reports say 55-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Special stamp issued on OPEC’s 50th anniversary


February 14th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 14 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates Post Monday issued a special stamp commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).An ornamental frame containing the stamp was presented ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now, an ‘anytime universal intelligence’ test to tell how smart you are


January 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at University of Valencia have developed an 'anytime' intelligence test that gives a more accurate idea of the intelligence of the test subject if there is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s diaspora conclave concludes with honours, outreach (Roundup)


January 9th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's annual convention to connect with its 27-million strong diaspora in over 150 countries concluded Sunday with President Pratibha Patil honouring 14 individuals for their ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chelsea turns down chance to sign star midfielder Van der Vaart


December 31st, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): Chelsea has turned down the chance to sign star midfielder Rafael van der Vaart in the summer on the grounds that he was not good enough.The club hey ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New technology to recycle most challenging Christmas plastic wrapping


December 26th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 26 (ANI): University of Warwick researchers have developed a new technology that could process 100 percent of Christmas and other household plastic instead of the tiny fraction that currently gets ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beetroot juice could help people enjoy more active lives


December 18th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): It's not only athletes who can benefit from beetroot juice's performance enhancing properties - its physiological effects could help the elderly or people with heart or lung-conditions enjoy ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Snacking at your keyboard makes you eat more


December 17th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Many of us absentmindedly reach for snacks with one hand while tapping away on the keyboard with the other. Now scientists say that eating at your desk makes ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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