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Saina deserved the medal for her sheer commitment, says father


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Saina Nehwal might have got lucky to win an Olympic bronze Saturday but she deserved the medal for her sheer commitment to the game, said her ... Read more...

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Dundee United hold Dynamo to draw in Europa League


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A stoppage-time goal from Russia international striker Alexander Kokorin rescued a 2-2 draw for Dynamo Moscow away at Dundee United in the Europa football league.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fasting Team Anna members refuse to go to hospital (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Fasting Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, whose health condition has led to concern, said Wednesday that he was feeling weak but would not go ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rare late night sitting in Rajya Sabha (Sidelights)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a rare occasion for the Rajya Sabha to sit late into the night Thursday, which led to some self-congratulatory pats from MPs.An MP ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dengue toll rises to 77 in Lahore


September 24th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Sep 24 (IANS) The dengue toll in Pakistan's Lahore city has risen to 77, a media report said Saturday.In Punjab province, 9,500 cases of dengue have been confirmed since ... Read more...

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UAE charity delivers aid in famine-hit Somalia


August 6th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 6 (IANS) The Sharjah Charity Association (SCA) has delivered the first tranche of emergency aid to hundreds of famine-struck people in Somalia, it was announced Saturday.SCA gave out ... Read more...

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Study science, maths to keep ‘hungry’ Indian, Chinese at bay: Obama


June 14th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Citing a growing challenge from job-hungry students in India and China, US President Obama wants more Americans to study science, maths and engineering to keep "jobs ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Muslim or Christian, in Kerala they want Vastu home


June 12th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) Gone are the days when Vastu Shastra was used only by Hindus while constructing their homes, says 60-year-old K. Muraleedharan Nair, who is much sought after ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India taps IT power to woo African youth


May 28th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dar es Salaam, May 28 (IANS) India is reaching out to African youth here by offering to make Tanzania a "communication and IT hub of East Africa" and has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Achuthanandan resigns, Congress introspective (Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) A day after the Left Democratic Front led by him lost the assembly polls, V.S. Achuthanandan Saturday resigned as the Kerala chief minister while the Congress-led ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US media outlets’ coverage of Royal wedding is twice that of Brits


April 26th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): A survey has showed that the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is getting twice more coverage from American media outlets than British media.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tamils, Punjabis celebrate festivals in Malaysia


April 14th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 14 (IANS) Tamils and Punjabis settled in Malaysia Thursday celebrated the Tamil New Year and Vaisakhi Thursday.The Punjabi community, estimated at over 100,000, have begun the customary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Growing number of single professional women having babies alone: Expert


February 27th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Feb 27 (ANI): An expert has revealed that an increasing number of professional women in their 30s are opting to start a family on their own.'The numbers are creeping up. Compared ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Online study killing university life Down Under


February 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 27 (ANI): A survey of academics in Australia has found that the push towards web-based learning at universities has halved student attendance rates in some courses and dramatically increased working ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain to sack nearly 100 air force trainee pilots


February 14th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) will sack up to 100 trainee pilots in a cost-cutting measure - a move that may leave the armed forces without enough airmen, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Muslim Brotherhood holds talks, Cairo crisis continues (Roundup)


February 6th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Protesters hunkered in Cairo's Tahrir square seeking President Hosni Mubarak's ouster as Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's best organised opposition group, Sunday opened talks with the beleaguered regime."We are starting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese New Year celebrated in Kolkata


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Lion dance, beautifully lit streets, and sumptuous Chinese food marked the Chinese New Year celebrations here organised by members of the community settled in Kolkata for decades.The Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Five North Korean defectors ’shot dead’


January 12th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Jan.12 (ANI): Five North Koreans trying to escape from the rogue state have reportedly been shot dead while trying to cross into China. The Telegraph quoted a local newspaper report as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US says ties with Pak will be affected over reports of disappearances


December 30th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 30 (ANI): The Obama administration has expressed alarm over reports that thousands of political separatists and captured Taliban insurgents have disappeared into the hands of Pakistan's police and security ... Read more...

Posted in World |

TTFI to open national academy to produce world-class players


December 11th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) With an eye to the future and to produce a steady stream of international players, the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) is all set to open ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barack as muse, the man who has fired artistic fancy


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has been a potent source of inspiration for funk artists across the world, spawning a steady stream of irreverent graffiti and poster ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Contraceptive gel may replace pills


October 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) A contraceptive gel may soon replace the birth control pill, researchers say. Rubbing a bit of the clear gel into the arms, legs, shoulders and abdomen every day ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Key Karzai aide was given bagful of cash by Iran


October 24th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct. 24 (ANI): Iran is alleged to have ensured a steady stream of cash to the Hamid Karzai government in Afghanistan to promote its interests with the president, the Washington ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chennai realty developer Akshaya turns green


August 19th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Embracing green building concepts, city-based real estate development company Akshaya P. Ltd Thursday declared that all its projects will sport green building ratings. "It is a big challenge for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tourists flock Kerala lake for the famed boat race


August 14th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug 14 (IANS) Hundreds of tourists, including many from western countries, were gathered at the Punamada Lake here Saturday to witness Kerala's famed boat race, in which 16 snake ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now ‘Kumarakom musings’ for president


August 12th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kumarakom (Kerala) Aug 12 (IANS) The picturesque Kumarakom tourist destination on the banks of the sea-sized Vembanad Lake is all decked up to receive President Pratibha Patil and her family members ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Woof! It’s a dog’s world at Kerala supermarket


April 7th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thrissur (Kerala), April 7 (IANS) Thrissur is fast becoming the "kennel capital" of Kerala, thanks to a supermarket for dogs. From NRIs to foreigners, people are flocking to it for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 100 fall ill after feast in Gujarat town


April 5th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 5 (IANS) Over 100 people were hospitalised in Gujarat's Rajkot district Monday after they showed symptoms of food poisoning, officials said. Within an hour of the sumptuous feast at Ahmedbhai Umarbhai's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Whitney Houston’s performance makes Sydney’s fans leave


February 25th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): Singer Whitney Houston is said to have left her fans angry and walking out on her at her Acer Arena concert in Sydney.According to the Daily Telegraph, what ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China issues 62 media bans in 2009 as web censorship intensifies


January 31st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 31 (DPA) China issued 62 media blackouts in 2009, banning media from reporting on issues ranging from public protests to photos of a topless actress in the Caribbean, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aapki Antara takes a jump in time


January 28th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A steady stream of fan mails are pouring in Zee TV's office requesting the creative team to keep alive the character of Darshan Pandya aka Aditya, the cancer stricken father of Antara ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Haitian doctors beg for help to face disaster


January 16th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 16 (DPA) Painkillers, syringes, sterile bandages, sutures, gloves, masks, and as many more doctors and surgeons as possible are needed in Haiti to cope with Tuesday's calamitous earthquake. The list of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia ‘to ban swearing in public’


December 18th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): A group of Russian senators have given their support to a new legislation to ban swearing in public.The move is said to be a part of a Kremlin-backed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Surviving 26/11, but living with shrapnel (One year after 26/11) (With Image)


November 11th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Ten minutes of terror and a lifetime of pain. An unfair equation that 33-year-old Bharat Gujjar has learnt to live with, just as he has learnt ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New South Wales win inaugural Champions League Twenty20 (Lead)


October 24th, 2009 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) New South Wales Blues showed their class as they toppled Trinidad and Tobago by 41 runs to win the inaugural Champions League Twenty20 here Friday. Brett Lee was the ... Read more...

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