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Germany lauds India’s Afghan role, pushes UN reforms (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Lauding New Delhi's role in Afghanistan, Germany Friday assured India that it will continue to support the violence-torn country after international troops leave in 2014 and ... Read more...

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Life beyond telly: Actors in alternate businesses (Feature)


May 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Acting is their passion, but the profession doesn't guarantee long-term stability. So a bevy of actors, including Ronit Roy, Hiten Tejwani and Rakshanda Khan, ... Read more...

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It’s time to get married: Arjun Bijlani


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Television actor Arjun Bijlani, who has kept away from daily soaps for a while, might get married soon at his mother's behest."I'm 29 and ... Read more...

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NATO urged to properly plan Afghan withdrawal


January 11th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) The withdrawal of NATO troops from Afghanistan should be properly planned and executed to ensure that the law and order situation does not go out of ... Read more...

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Japan’s central bank holds key rate steady


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bank of Japan (BOJ) Wednesday left its key short-term interest rate unchanged at virtually zero and maintained the size of its asset purchasing programme as ... Read more...

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Bonn conference stresses on rebuilding Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Delegates from over 100 countries and international organisations, gathered in Germany's Bonn city Monday, were focusing their energies at an international conference on drawing up ... Read more...

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India pitches for Marshall Plan-like initiative for Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Warning against the dangers of abandoning Afghanistan, India Monday exhorted the international community to stay engaged for the long term to eliminate "sanctuaries of terror" ... Read more...

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Zardari wants early finalisation of engagement plan with EU


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called for an early finalisation of a five-year engagement plan between Pakistan and the European Union.Talking to Foreign Minister of Poland ... Read more...

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Global warming ‘unlikely to hurt wind energy production’ in US


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Production of wind energy in the U.S. over the next 30-50 years will be largely unaffected by upward changes in global temperature, predict researchers.Sara Pryor, the project's ... Read more...

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US warns of new threats from Japan nuke plant


April 6th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 6 (ANI): United States government engineers sent to help Japan deal with its nuclear-related crisis, have warned of fresh threats from the Fukushima nuclear plant.According to a confidential assessment ... Read more...

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Couples who keep off sex before marriage are happier


December 28th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Couples who keep off sex before marriage have happier, more stable relationships and a more rewarding sex life. More than 2,000 married couples were questioned as part ... Read more...

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Want a happy marriage? Save sex for honeymoon


December 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 24 (IANS) Staying away from sex until after the wedding leads to happier marriages, said a study that was reported here.Postponing the joy of the wedding night results in better ... Read more...

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Taliban IEDs still a major threat in Kandahar: NATO commanders


November 18th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Kandahar, Nov.18 (ANI): Soldiers from the US Army's Charlie Company recently spotted a D-cell battery hidden under a pile of rocks, a telltale sign of an improvised explosive device, or IED.They ... Read more...

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India reiterates commitment to help Afghanistan become stable, prosperous nation


July 20th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 20 (ANI): India on Tuesday reiterated its commitment to ensure the stability, development and prosperity of Afghanistan and its people.Addressing first-ever International Conference on Afghanistan in the presence of 69 ... Read more...

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Closer ties with India, China no threat to either: US


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 2 (IANS) The United States says its closer relations with India and China should not be seen as a threat to either as all three play an ... Read more...

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India-US will shape the rest of this century: Clinton (Lead)


June 4th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 3 (IANS) Fight against terrorism and nuclear security topped the agenda of India and the US as they set out shape a global partnership that US Secretary of ... Read more...

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Computer simulations to shed new light on origins of liquids found on Titan


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 23 (ANI): A scientist from the University of Arkansas, US, has received funding from NASA to simulate conditions found on Saturn's moon Titan to help better understand the origins of ... Read more...

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Kashmir resolution crucial for South Asia stability: Mullen


December 9th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Describing the resolution of the Kashmir issue as crucial for the stability of the South Asian region, the US' military chief has welcomed India's reduction of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Planets have to be about the size of Earth to be conducive for life


September 8th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): In a new research, it has been determined that rocky worlds have to be about the size of Earth to be conducive for life.According to a report in ... Read more...

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Focus of security: House of Commons


August 2nd, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IBNS
London, Aug 2 (IBNS) The British government should refocus its objectives in Afghanistan and concentrate on security-the priority of the hour, a House of Commons committee said in a report released Sunday. The ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks additional $30 bn US aid


April 8th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan has asked for a $30 billion dollar Marshall Plan-like package for Pakistan and Afghanistan over the next five years to fight the Al Qaeda, ... Read more...

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Force India running behind schedule in testing new car


February 1st, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.1 (ANI): The lone Indian team in the international formula-1 racing circuit, Force India, is headed for a late show before this seasons first race as its new car is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Premier League boom could turn to bust, feels Middlesbrough manager


December 18th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Middlesbrough manager Gareth Southgate feels that English football may be heading for an economic meltdown."I can see a Serie A-style collapse happening in English football. I think there's ... Read more...

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Peshawar Talibanisation threatens long-term stability of Nuke-armed Pak


July 4th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , July 4 (ANI): A US daily has warned that if the Pakistani Taliban can dare infest Peshawar , though temporarily, there is reason to worry about extremist elements taking ... Read more...

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UN marks 60 years of peacekeeping


May 30th, 2008 - 12:19 am ICT by admin
DPA Geneva, May 29 (DPA) Tribute was paid Thursday to UN peacekeepers exactly 60 years after the first operation was authorized. United Nations Under-Secretary-General and head of the UN office at Geneva Sergei ... Read more...

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UN Secretary-General not expecting UNMINs mandate extension


May 18th, 2008 - 10:10 am ICT by admin
Kathmandu, May 17 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has remarked that he does not anticipate the extension of the term of the United Nations Mission in Nepal (UNMIN).In a new ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Follow-up mammography recommended for women with probably benign lesions


May 11th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): Radiologists can rule out immediate biopsy for women with probably benign breast lesions and instead recommend a six-month follow-up diagnostic mammogram, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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New India needs new engagement, Brown to India Inc.


March 26th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.26 (ANI): A new India, with a rising confidence is clearly visible, and this requires new engagement by the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Gordon Brown told a 14-member Confederation of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Canada to send four election observers to Pakistan


February 15th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Ottawa, Feb 15 (Xinhua) Canada will send four observers to Pakistan for the Feb 18 general elections there, officials announced. Canada will be part of the European Union election observation mission to ... Read more...

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Periwinkle plant tumour harnessed to produce medicines


November 14th, 2007 - 8:09 am ICT by admin
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New therapeutic device may help zap cancer cells


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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