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Delhi bloggers meet offline to discuss issues, gadgets

June 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The air was abuzz with tech talk as more than 250 bloggers came together Sunday for the IndiBlogger meet in the capital.They shared Twitter ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cream of Indian community, richest Australian felicitate Ansari

October 31st, 2011 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 31 (IANS) The cream of the Indian community in Western Australia, prominent local politicians, cricketer Adam Gilchrist and, well, the richest Australian - all of them turned out ... Read more...

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Indo-Canadian honcho dons army fatigues (With Image)

May 21st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 21 (IANS) In a first for the million-strong community, a top Indo-Canadian honcho has donned military fatigues by joining the Canadian armed forces as an honorary lieutenant colonel.Hari ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A strong community protects adolescents from risky health behavior

February 6th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 6 (ANI): It is well known that growing up poor increases a person's likelihood of health problems as an adult, but a new study shows that being raised in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hackers leave ‘let the hacking begin’ post on Mark Zuckerberg’s fan page

January 26th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 26 (ANI): It looks like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's fan page has been targeted by hackers, who penned a message from the billionaire himself suggesting the social networking site ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wikimedia to open first non-US office in India

October 29th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29(ANI): Wikimedia Foundation, the owners of online encyclopedia Wikipedia, plans to open an office in India to take advantage of the country's open internet culture.The planned office, expected to open ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Women grapple with chemotherapy effects even after treatment ends

October 21st, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Researchers have studied the after effects of chemotherapy as for some women, the effects of breast cancer, the most common cancer affecting women, do not end when they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian Muslims divided over Ayodhya ruling

October 1st, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) A day after a court ruled in favour of a Ram temple at the site of the razed Babri mosque in Ayodhya, many Muslims across India were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goan helping hand in Pakistan flood relief work

August 26th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Aug 26 (IANS) As help pours in for Pakistan's flood-affected areas, a small group of Pakistanis of Goan origin is networking to bring hope to some 20 million people ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tamil jailed in Canada for funding LTTE

May 15th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 15 (IANS) In the first conviction in Canada for funding of terrorists abroad, a court here jailed a Tamil for collecting money for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Ealam (LTTE) ... Read more...

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Gujarati diaspora to put up its biggest show in Canada

May 8th, 2010 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Paresh Rawal will be honoured at the two-day Gujarati Swarnim Jayanti celebrations beginning Saturday in what is being billed the biggest show of ... Read more...

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‘Canada fears Tamil backlash after LTTE defeat’

February 25th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 25 (IANS) With its huge population of Sri Lankan Tamils, Canada fears that resentment over the defeat of the Tamil Tigers last year may lead to violent response by sections ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naked Lady Gaga gets naughty with Kanye West

December 21st, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Popstar Lady Gaga stripped naked for a sexy new photoshoot with rapper Kanye West.In the candid new photographs taken by acclaimed photographer David LaChapelle, GaGa, real name ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lady Gaga 2009’s most listened to online artist

December 16th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Lady Gaga is this year's most listened to artist online, says leading music site company, that reviewed tracks from full-length albums which had been streamed by visitors ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World’s largest malaria vaccine trial begins in 7 African countries

November 4th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): The world's largest trial of one of the leading malaria vaccine candidates, called RTS,S, is now underway in seven African countries: Burkina Faso, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Canadian Tamils outraged over email from Sri Lanka

June 19th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 19 (IANS) An email by a Sri Lanka-based Sinhala to offer his services for a fee to Tamils to find their missing relatives has outraged the community in Canada. Thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vienna killing sullied our image, say Indians in Austria (Diaspora Watch)

May 29th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan The good image of Indians in Austria has been damaged by the killing of a Sikh leader in Vienna, say members of the 15,000 strong community in the European nation."Sikhs, ... Read more...

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Tamil diaspora observes Friday as black day

May 22nd, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 22 (IANS) The Tamil diaspora will mark Friday as a black day to mourn those killed by the Sri Lankan forces, the Canadian Tamil Congress said here Thursday. "In conjunction with ... Read more...

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Brown not to surrender sovereignty of Falkland Islands to Argentina

March 28th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has warned that he will not surrender the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands ahead of talks with Argentinean premier Cristina Kirchner, who ... Read more...

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How Kolkata snake charmers ‘purify’ your soul!

July 24th, 2008 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Sreya Basu Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) Snake charmers are fast disappearing from this city, but one section that calls itself the 'Manasar Banshadhar' continues to hold on to the profession, claiming their ... Read more...

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Controversy over France taking in 500 Iraqi Christians

March 22nd, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, March 22 (DPA) A French government announcement that it will grant asylum to 500 Iraqi Christians stirred controversy Saturday, with opponents warning it amounted to discrimination against Muslims. "The situation is ... Read more...

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Brisbane school stands by turban ban

February 26th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Feb.26 (ANI): A prestigious private school in Brisbane has decided that it will not allow turban-wearing Sikh students into its premises. Responding to claims of religious discrimination after refusing entry to a ... Read more...

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