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Britons are lazy: Indian-origin MP


August 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Britons are among the laziest people in the world, a group of Tory MPs, that include Indian-origin lawmaker Priti Patel, has written in a new book.Britons ... Read more...

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Rains break long dry spell in Kashmir


August 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The nearly two-month long dry spell was broken across the Kashmir Valley as rains lashed most of its parts Saturday morning bringing cheer to thousands ... Read more...

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Hamilton to McLaren: I’m not Young, and I want to win


July 17th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has shot off a warning to his McLaren team saying "I am not young anymore and I want to win ... Read more...

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‘…Milkha Bhaag’ shooting to resume after summer break


July 6th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) As north India has been reeling under scorching heat, producer-director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra has decided to halt the shooting of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" saying that ... Read more...

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Heat keeps grip on Delhi, schools vacations extended (Lead)


July 1st, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Delhi continued to swelter in the summer heat Sunday with the maximum temperature jumping seven degrees above the average to 43.5 degrees Celsius. No respite ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Reading to dogs maintains skill among school kids


August 11th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) School kids who read out aloud to dogs during the summer break seemed to improve their reading skills.Veterinary researchers from Tufts University in the US paired ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Osbourne taking break from ‘The Talk’


July 23rd, 2011 - 4:48 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Reality TV star Sharon Osbourne is taking a break from "The Talk" because she wants to spend more time with husband Ozzy Osbourne.Osbourne insists she will ... Read more...

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India’s first green tribunal gets scores of environment cases (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT), a judicial body aimed at expediting environment-related cases and the first in the country, has got scores of cases to ... Read more...

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Delhi’s burglars make hay while summer vacation shines


June 14th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) It took a couple of minutes for 36-year-old Manoj Sharma, who returned to his Pitampura home in north Delhi after a week-long summer vacation, to ... Read more...

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School admissions to go on during summer break


May 6th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday said the process of school admissions this year will continue even during the summer vacations to ensure that more students are ... Read more...

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F1 supremo Ecclestone hasn’t given up hope of staging Bahrain Grand Prix in 2011


March 4th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone has returned to the idea of rescheduling the Bahrain Grand Prix in November after abandoning plans for a potential August slot.Ecclestone, who had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Resignations rife this week more than at any other time of the year


September 15th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15 (ANI): Some 37 pc of the year's total resignations are expected to come this week alone - more than at any other time of the year, a new study ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Barack Obama Attacks GOP And Touts Fresh Jobs Program


September 9th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American President, Barack Obama, aggressively laid out a long-lasting employment agenda on Monday that would go beyond the $50 billion to reconstruct lanes, railways and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hamilton looks to get back on track in Belgian Grand Prix


August 28th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton insists that he is prepared to revive his title bid during Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.The 24-year-old has just returned from a break in ... Read more...

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Lauda backs Vettel to win this year’s Formula One title


August 20th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20(ANI): Austrian Formula One legend Niki Lauda insists that Red Bull driver Sebastian Vettel will put his blunders behind him to win this year's championship.Lauda rates Vettel as 2010's most ... Read more...

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Hamilton revved up to race on his favourite tracks


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 22 (ANI): Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton, who leads the championship by 12 points, is revved up for two of his favourite tracks, starting with Hockenheim this Sunday and the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Summer reading benefits students


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington July 22 (ANI): Encourage your children to read good books even during the summer break, and their reading skills will definitely improve, suggest researchers.University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty members Richard Allington ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No reconciliation with Winslet, says Mendes


July 14th, 2010 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Sam Mendes' representative has dismissed reports the British director is preparing to reconcile with estranged wife Kate Winslet, insisting there is "no truth" to the speculation. The stars announced ... Read more...

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Rupert Grint’s festival plan for summer break


July 6th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Actor Rupert Grint is not keen to take over new projects as he is on summer break to think what he wants to do next.And in the meantime, ... Read more...

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Indian toddler drowns in jacuzzi on Nepal holiday


June 28th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) A summer vacation in Nepal turned into bleak tragedy for an Indian couple from Bihar with their three-year-old daughter drowning in a jacuzzi in an upmarket ... Read more...

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UK’s special envoy to Afghanistan to leave his post


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London June 22 (ANI): The UK's special envoy to Afghanistan, Sir SherardCowper-Coles is leaving his post."He will take leave over an extended summer break, it is not clear to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Resuming work was right decision: Sarah Jessica Parker


May 17th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sarah Jessica Parker has no regrets for resuming work just four months after the birth of her daughters. The 45-year-old actress has three kids with husband ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerala High Court to set up green bench


October 31st, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Saturday announced the setting up of a green bench which will hear all environment-related cases every Friday and also decided to stop the tradition ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Obama mixes business with pleasure during family weekend outing


August 16th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Arizona (US), Aug.16 (ANI): US President Barack Obama mixed business with time out with his family while visiting Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona over the ... Read more...

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Jammu records its first positive swine flu case


August 11th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) A girl from here who was studying in Pune and had come home for the summer break has tested positive for swine flu. She is the first confirmed swine ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Four quarantined in Jammu after swine flu symptoms (Lead)


August 9th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) Four students in Jammu and Kashmir were quarantined in a government hospital here Sunday after they showed swine flu symptoms, an official said. These are the first suspected influenza ... Read more...

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Two students in Jammu quarantined with swine flu symptoms


August 9th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) Two students with suspected swine flu have been quarantined at a government hospital in Jammu, an official said Sunday. "Two cases of suspected swine flu have been reported ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Gordon Brown urges new Labour party members to be disciplined


July 26th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): After a disappointing by-election defeat in Norwich North and the continuing questioning of his role as party leader, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for discipline ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Berlusconi plans ’sober summer’ to restore dignity


July 26th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): After weeks of excruciating disclosures about Silvio Berlusconi's private life, the Italian leader is apparently trying to restore his dignity by planning a "sober summer".Berlusconi, whose reputation was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese mum posts ads seeking hubby for daughter on colleges’ boards


July 22nd, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): In a bid to find a suitable husband for her daughter, a Chinese woman has posted personal ads on the bulletin boards of Tianjin University and Nankai ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Longoria gets sports-themed vacation from husband


July 12th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria Parker's husband Tony Parker has whisked the actress around Europe on a sports-themed summer vacation. The actress admits basketball player Parker can't abandon his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chandigarh, neighbouring states continue to reel under scorching sun


June 27th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 27 (IANS) Residents of the union territory of Chandigarh and the states of Punjab and Haryana continued to reel under the scorching summer heat. However, weather officials promise some respite ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Lizard found in students’ lunch in Madhya Pradesh


June 18th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 18 (IANS) Another case of negligence in preparing the midday meal for students has surfaced in Madhya Pradesh, with a lizard found in the lunch served to students in an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ronaldo could miss Manchester United’s pre-season training


June 9th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Manchester United forward Christiano Ronaldo could miss the team's pre-season training as he returned to his home island of Madeira in Portugal complaining of pain in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Karnataka teaches backpackers to respect wildlife


May 17th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, May 17 (IANS) Mohit Kumar, 32, a bank employee in Bangalore, has always dreamt of sighting the majestic tiger from close quarters.So, this summer break when Kumar came to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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