sword of damocles

Air passenger traffic in India up by 8.8 percent: IATA

March 1st, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 29 (IANS) International Air Transport Association (IATA) Wednesday said that passenger traffic in India grew by 8.8 percent year on year in January, with demand rising by nine ... Read more...

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“Pak’s Blasphemy Law gives state-backed stamp of approval to intolerance”: Editorial

November 16th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 16 (ANI): Religious minorities in Pakistan live in the most adversarial of circumstances, as the Blasphemy Law, a draconian law promulgated by General Zia ul Haq, hangs over their heads ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bigg Boss 4: Rule Violations Lead To 7 Manipulative Housemates Being Nominated

November 3rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest episode video depicting the current turn of events inside the house of Bigg Boss-4 revealed the ire of the Bigg Boss this time. The rules ... Read more...

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Anti-corruption court to hear Pakistani minister’s plea Feb 2

January 12th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rawalpindi, Jan 12 (IANS) An anti-corruption court here will Feb 2 hear a plea by Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik seeking exemption from personal appearance in two cases in which he ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PCB’s ’sword of Damocles’ hanging over Miandad, Alam’s heads?

June 4th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun.4 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) would review the Governing Board membership of Javed Miandad and Intikhab Alam during its forthcoming meeting on June 5.Sources privy to the PCB chairman, ... Read more...

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Brazil drops decades-old press censorship law

May 2nd, 2009 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, May 1 (EFE) Brazil's Supreme Court struck down a press censorship law that had been on the books for 42 years and was one of the last vestiges of the 1964-1985 ... Read more...

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Anand completes Bonn supremacy on Kramnik, retains world title

October 30th, 2008 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bonn, Oct 29 (IANS) The sword of Damocles that hung over Vladimir Kramnik's head finally fell as Viswanathan Anand grabbed a draw in the 11th game even as the Russian challenger tried ... Read more...

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Breast cancer jab may be available in 10 years, says leading expert

January 7th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin
London, January 7 (ANI): A leading specialist has predicted that a breast cancer vaccine may be available within 10 years.Dr Anthony Leathem, head of research for the charity Against Breast Cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |