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US, Sri Lanka call for stronger defence ties


August 15th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) The time has come for Sri Lanka and the US to build military relations on a stronger footing.This was the outcome of a meeting here Monday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New guidelines for Delhi legislator development funds


July 31st, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Monday approved a proposal for the revised guidelines for Members of Legislative Assembly Local Area Development Scheme (MLALADS) 2012."Under the new guidelines, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Laugh India Laugh’ promises to be clean comedy


July 13th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Shekhar Suman promises absolutely clean comedy with his new show "Laugh India Laugh", which will see contestants from India as well as Pakistan. He says he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hurriyat to fight ‘economic exploitation’ of Kashmiris


July 10th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) The Mirwaiz Umer Farooq-headed faction of the separatist Hurriyat conglomerate Tuesday announced the formation of an economic advisory council to address day-to-day issues of Kashmir's people ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Chinese teacher sacked for sexual misconduct


June 29th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 29 (IANS) A teacher has been fired from a Shanghai school after some of his former students took to the Internet to break their 15-year silence on his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britney Spears to release two-in-one fragrance


May 24th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears is set to release a two-in-one scent that will combine her favourite smells.The new fragrance is called Britney Spears Fantasy Twist. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Britney to release two-in-one fragrance


May 24th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears will release a new fragrance called Britney Spears Fantasy Twist, a two-in-one scent that will combine two of the singer's favourite smells ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brazil asks US for transfer of military technology


April 25th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian Defense Minister Celso Amorim has made a proposal to Pentagon chief Leon Panetta for collaboration in the military sphere including the transfer of US ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia denies deal with Iran over military cooperation


February 9th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS) Russia and Iran have not reached any deals regarding bilateral military-technical cooperation during their latest bilateral meeting Wednesday, said Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.Rogozin's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s plunder, says daily on corruption curse in Pakistan


February 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) With the losses due to corruption in Pakistan being pegged at a staggering Rs.8,500 billion, a Pakistani daily described it as "plunder" in a country where ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sourenee to sell Darjeeling teas in foreign markets


October 25th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) Kolkata-based Sourenee Leaves Pvt Ltd (SLPL), a part of the Titagarh Group, is planning to sell packaged Darjeeling teas in foreign markets like Europe and the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia makes list of ‘undesirable’ US officials


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has completed a list of "undesirable" American individuals who will be refused entry into the country in response to a similar list by the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amitabh shares ‘The Great Gatsby’ experience


October 15th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who is making his Hollywood debut in Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby", is delighted to be part of the project and has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Online lottery legalised by Mamata government: CPI-M


September 12th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Former West Bengal finance minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Asim Dasgupta Monday alleged that by imposing charge on online lottery the Trinamool ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Single anti-graft agency infeasible: CVC member


September 3rd, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) There is a difficulty in making one institution responsible for checking corruption in every sphere, said a member of the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) Saturday.?We want ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Road vibrations, airport noise to produce energy?


July 21st, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) Researchers are working on methods to convert road vibrations and airport runway noise into usable energy.University of Buffalo theoretical physicist Surajit Sen and colleagues suggest how ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Financial aid announced for old artistes


June 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday announced a monthly assistance of Rs.4,000 for old artistes under a new scheme.The aid scheme is for persons distinguished in letters, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ross Taylor, the right man to lead New Zealand forward in cricket sphere


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr. 3 (ANI): Ross Taylor should be the man to lead the Black Caps forward into the next World Cup, says an opinion piece in the web site stuff.co.nz.With New ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Has the paradigm for women labour changed?


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Aloka KujurRanchi, Mar 2 (ANI): Across millions of households in India, straddling the rural and urban, there seems to be a tacit understanding that women of the house including girls should ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Scams should not cloud telecom growth: PM (Lead)


February 24th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Scams should not cloud the tremendous growth in the telecom sphere in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday, adding there was nothing wrong in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scars in heart, Mumbai moves on with 26/11 memories


November 21st, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Mauli Buch Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Mumbai is two years past the day that deeply scarred its heart. The macabre dance of death by terrorists on Nov 26, 2008, is history. But ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gulaal…A Gifted Girl From Kutch: The New Offering By Star Plus


November 17th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Gulaal' is a story set in the parched village of Talsagra in Kutch and its rival village Rashipur. 'Gulaal' as the name suggests is a character who fills colors in villagers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shipping industry needs to expand, modernize and become competitive: President Patil


October 2nd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil said on Saturday that there is a need for the shipping industry to continuously expand, modernize and become competitive.Speaking on the golden jubilee ceremony ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rituporno Ghosh speaks about acting


September 27th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rituporno Ghosh is on an all time high after winning 4 National Awards for his films this year. In a recent interview the director-actor got candid ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why our brains flip over optical illusions


September 4th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Optical illusions,images that appear to be one picture for one moment, and then look something entirely different the next, have always fascinated us. But scientists, until now, had ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Imagine Looks For Its Next


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Imagine is one Indian channel that has eternally believed in trying outing something diverse, be it their fiction line up or with their non fiction line ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lo Bosworth To Start Fashion’s Night Out


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): TV personality and MTV's The Hills star Lo Bosworth will soon officially kick start the popular Fashion's Night Out (FNO). He would do this at the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“I Don’t Believe In Ghosts But I Have Experienced It”- Meiyang Chang


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Meiyang Chang is the one who has not left any sphere of his talent unused. The guy who is basically a Dentist by profession, entered into the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Putin dismisses rumours about his running the country


August 31st, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has dismissed rumours about him still running Russia as "complete nonsense". "It is a complete nonsense that I am still running the country," ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Star One Ready To Launch A Couple Of Shows Next Month


August 16th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After the release of the show "Mano Ya Na Mano' and "Pyar Ki Ye Ek Kahani', Star One is getting ready for two more shows ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Commonwealth Express arrives in Secunderabad


August 14th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) The Commonwealth Express (CWG) train reached Secunderabad railway station here Saturday to coincide with the arrival of the Queen's Baton Relay later in the day. The train, which will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jennifer Aniston ‘doesn’t need a man to have babies’


August 10th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston has announced that she doesn't need a man to start a family.The 41-year-old actress was divorced five years ago from actor Brad Pitt who went ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women don’t have to settle with men to have kids, says Jennifer Aniston


August 9th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 09 (ANI): Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston thinks that women don't need men to be good mothers.In her new movie 'The Switch', Aniston plays a woman who decides to get ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ek Chutki Aasmaan’ To Replace ‘Bitto’


August 6th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The popular channel Sahara One is ready with an array of many new television products for the coming months.Lots of hard work has been involved ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ek Chutki Aasmaan’ Packs in Punch To Replace Bitto


August 5th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sahara One is ready with a palette of new tele products to jump into the fray in the months to come. Lots of hard work it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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