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Let Chen go to US, say Chinese experts


May 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) Bling Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is most likely to lose his influence once he leaves for the US, a Chinese expert said in remarks published Thursday.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Afghan situation cause for alarm, concern: UN chief


April 27th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In the backdrop of recent terror attacks in Afghanistan, United National Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday described the situation there as a source of "a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New India-Pakistan checkpost to boost trade, travel


April 8th, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), April 8 (IANS) Trade and people-to-people ties between India and Pakistan takes on a new dimension with the Integrated Check Post (ICP) at the Attari-Wagah international border ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telenor to form new company for India operations


February 21st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Norway-based Telenor Group Tuesday said it intends to form a new company through which it would carry on its mobile business in India and participate ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian-American father-son duo quits Obama Administration


February 1st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) An Indian-American father-son duo, possibly the only one serving in senior positions in the Obama Administration, is leaving their positions for private sector jobs.Popularly known ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Waiting for change: Play talks of contemporary Pakistan


January 19th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Insha, the saviour who offers the hope of deliverance, and Mansha, the horror of intimidation and repression, have timed their appearance well in a play ... Read more...

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Pentagon policy chief to step down


December 13th, 2011 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy Michele Flournoy has decided to quit the job, the Pentagon said Monday."Flournoy has today announced her intention to step ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Clinton wraps up Myanmar visit


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrapped up her three-day official visit to Myanmar Friday, saying there remains much work to be done with Myanmar in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi’s Tibetans pray for quake victims


September 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Around 100 Tibetans, including monks, Wednesday conducted "aspiration" prayers here for the victims of the Sikkim earthquake. The group was led by His Holiness the 17th ... Read more...

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China recognises Libya’s NTC as ruling authority


September 12th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China Monday officially recognised Libya's rebel National Transitional Council (NTC) as the ruling authority and representative of the Libyan people."China respects the choice of the Libyan ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN chief calls for an immediate ceasefire and a peaceful transition of power in Libya


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged for a smooth and peaceful transition in Libya amid signs that the regime of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi may ... Read more...

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UN chief calls on Gaddafi’s forces to stop fighting


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon Monday called on Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces to cease violence immediately and make way for smooth transition, Xinhua reported."The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Armaan to test for Indy Lights series


August 17th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Armaan Ebrahim's racing career received a big boost as Bryan Herta Autosport, one of the leading teams in the North American Indy Lights Championship, have invited ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A love of reading ensures flying start at school


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Parents who foster a love of reading in their children early on are ensuring they get off to a flying start at school, a research claims. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tibetan parliament-in-exile proposes charter amendments (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 28 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Saturday passed a draft that proposes amendments in its charter to allow smooth transition of political powers to the new elected leadership, earlier ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament-in-exile meets, Dalai Lama retirement on agenda


May 26th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 26 (IANS) As the Tibetan parliament-in-exile convened its special session Thursday for the first time after the election of new lawmakers, it will discuss the smooth transition of ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles remember late Arunachal chief minister


May 26th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 26 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Thursday described late Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu as a "faithful friend and supporter of the Dalai Lama and Tibet's struggle for ... Read more...

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Tibetans wait for their next Kalon Tripa


April 25th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 25 (IANS) The Tibetan community is abuzz with excitement and anticipation ahead of the April 27 crucial election result of the next Kalon Tripa, or the prime minister-in-exile, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Toyota cuts in US, Canada to hit small car buyers


April 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto/New York, April 20 (IANS) Toyota is further cutting its production in North America plants because of shortage of parts caused by the March 11 disaster in Japan. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Lanka’s Sangakkara to step down from ODI, T20 captaincy


April 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Sri Lankan Kumar Sangkkara Tuesday decided to step down as captain of the One-day Internationals and Twenty20 national team.Sangakkara, who captained Sri Lanka to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dalai Lama’s retirement: Panel to redraft charter


March 29th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 29 (IANS) In another step for smooth transition of political authority from spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, to an elected leader, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile has set up a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tibetan parliament to decide on Dalai Lama move in May (Lead)


March 25th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 25 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Friday formally accepted the Dalai Lama's proposal to relinquish political authority and decided to hold a special session by May-end to amend its ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament to decide on Dalai Lama move in May


March 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 25 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile has formally accepted the Dalai Lama's proposal to relinquish political authority and decided to hold a special session by May-end to amend the ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s retirement: Lawmakers form panel for way ahead (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 21 (IANS) With spiritual leader the Dalai Lama turning down the plea for him to reconsider his retirement from political authority, the Tibetan parliament-in-exile here Monday formed a ... Read more...

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US asks Bangladesh to compromise with Yunus


March 20th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 20 (IANS) A top US official has asked Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to compromise on the removal of Muhammad Yunus from the Grameen Bank, saying his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dalai Lama has thrown a gauntlet to Beijing (Comment)


March 13th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
The Chinese Communist leaders think by ignoring the Dalai Lama they would subdue the free spirit of six million Tibetans and earn their loyalty. The leaders in Beijing are in for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tunisia advances elections to July as protests continue


February 26th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London/Tunis, Feb 26 (IANS) Tunisia's caretaker government promised to hold elections in mid-July in stead of September as protests revitalised in the country seeking immediate removal of the interim prime minister Mohammed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Egypt confirms bid was made on ex-vice president’s life


February 24th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit confirmed that former vice president Omar Suleiman survived an assassination bid at the height of the recent nationwide revolution, the Middle ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama urges Egypt’s military to ensure transition to democracy


February 12th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): U.S. President Obama has urged Egypt's all powerful military council to ensure a smooth transition to democracy after a street revolution led to the exit of President Hosni Mubarak.Predicting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microsoft India chairman Ravi Venkatesan resigns


February 11th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 11 (ANI): Microsoft's India chairman Ravi Venkatesan has put in his papers after leading the US software's Indian business for seven years.Microsoft hasn't announced a replacement for Venkatesan, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microsoft India chief Ravi Venkatesan quits


February 10th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) Ravi Venkatesan Thursday resigned as Microsoft India chairman and corporate vice president to "pursue other opportunities" after a seven-year stint with the global software major. "Venkatesan, who decided ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ZTE bags $85 million contract from Aircel


December 8th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Telecom equipment provider ZTE Corporation Wednesday said that it has won a $85 million universal mobile telecommunication system contract from telecom service provider Aircel to build and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Afghanistan tops worldwide asylum seekers list


November 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 28 (ANI): Afghanistan has been named as the world's top country for asylum seekers, ahead of Iraq and Somalia, according to statistics compiled by the U.N. High Commissioner for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

HP Slate: Good For Corporate Users, But This Is No iPad Killer!


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After much wait and anticipation HP has taken the veils off the Slate 500 - its much touted Internet tablet. However, it is quite evident that ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Comparing Indian and classical singing could help find speech disorder cure


October 5th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): By comparing Hindustani singing, a North Indian traditional style of singing, and classical singing, such as the music of Puccini, Mozart and Wagner, researchers at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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