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Act against corrupt ex-generals: Pakistani daily


July 2nd, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) A probe into a financial scandal in an army-run organisation is a test case, said a leading Pakistani daily that wondered whether "high-profile targets - now ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Global warming to flood low lying areas more frequently


February 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 27 (IANS) Projected increases in sea-levels and storm intensities triggered by climate change is likely to flood low lying areas more frequently, a study reveals. Researchers from Princeton ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bangladesh to deploy army in crucial civic poll


October 16th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh Election Commission Sunday decided to deploy the army for ensuring free and fair mayoral polls of the Narayanganj city corporation slated for Oct ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PCB out to prove it can provide fool-proof security


September 27th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is out to tell the international cricket community that it could provide fool-proof security to any team playing in this ... Read more...

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Vodafone moves Supreme Court against tax claim


April 5th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone said Tuesday it has challenged in the Supreme Court the penalty levied by the income tax department on its acquisition of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rapists, killers challenge UK govt. over right to benefits


February 20th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): The detained rapists and killers in psychiatric hospitals are challenging the British Government in a test case at the European Court of Human Right, demanding for State ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scottish Govt. denies striking deal with Libya over Lockerbie bomber’s release


February 7th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburg, Feb 7 (ANI): The Scottish Government would reportedly release new documents detailing discussions with Westminster to deny speculations that it had played a major role behind the scenes to release Lockerbie ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former Bin-Laden aide jailed for life for US embassy bombings in East Africa


January 26th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Ahmed Ghailani, a former bodyguard and cook for Osama bin Laden who became the first Guantanamo detainee to be tried in a US civilian court, has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NY jury acquits Tanzanian man of 284 counts of Qaeda-linked terrorism


November 18th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov.18 (ANI): A New York jury has acquitted a Tanzanian man of 284 counts related to his alleged involvement in Al Qaeda terrorism, delivering a major setback to Obama administration ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US aid workers in Pak under threat of terrorist attacks over Stars and Stripes logo: Charities


October 12th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 12 (ANI): Eleven charities have written a letter to the US, warning that the aid workers in Pakistan might face terrorist attacks if it does not back down on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Genes that make people tall or short identified


September 30th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 30 (ANI): An international team of scientists have found that a seemingly simple inherited trait - height - springs from hundreds of genetic causes.The study identified hundreds of gene variants ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ICC to probe ’suspicious’ Sydney Test, Kamran Akmal prime suspect


September 7th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has re-opened the controversial 'Sydney Test' case, and Pakistan wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal is believed to be their primary suspect.According to reports, the ICC has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rubik’s cube can be solved in just 20 moves


August 12th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A team of experts has finally found the answer to a long-standing question: How many moves does it take to solve a Rubik Cube?A maximum of 20 moves ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man told to pay $2,290 for drowning squirrel


July 19th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) In perhaps the first case of its kind, a man has been ordered to pay more than 1,500 pounds in court costs for drowning a squirrel, a media ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Man told to pay $2,290 for drowning a squirrel


July 19th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) In a first case of its kind, a man has been ordered to pay more than 1,500 pounds (about $2,290) in court costs for killing a squirrel, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Netball popularity on the rise in India: Federation president


July 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The President of the Netball Federation of India, Gurbir Singh, has said that the popularity of the sport is on the rise; and has been proved by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nepal car bomber amassed bombs, rocket launcher


June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 12 (IANS) The man who had masterminded a car bomb blast in Kathmandu was planning more attacks with a formidable arsenal that included bombs, explosives and a rocket ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kathmandu car bomb mastermind caught


June 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 10 (IANS) Moving fast to prevent attacks on Nepal's top politicians, police Thursday said they have caught the man who masterminded the first car bomb blast in the country two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi to host three-day wrestling championship next week


May 8th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): New Delhi's Indira Gandhi Sports Complex will play host to senior Asian freestyle, Greco Roman style and the female wrestling championships from May 12 to 16.The event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

City owes apology to a Brooklyn couple for 50 erroneous raids on their house


March 20th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brooklyn, Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Brooklyn couple has been at the receiving end for years, as there have been 50 erroneous raids on their house. And apparently the reason why their ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gurkhas to continue campaign after losing London High Court pensions ruling


January 12th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Gurkha veterans, who lost a test case against Britain's Ministry of Defence over pension rights at the High Court in London, have vowed to continue campaigning.Monday's ruling is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Vande Mataram controversy uncalled for’


November 18th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Stating that the controversy over 'Vande Mataram' was uncalled for, several prominent Muslim personalities Wednesday said the issue if Muslims can recite the national song had been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kiwi teacher in Oz Penthouse nude pics shame will become a ‘test case’


October 28th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 28 (ANI): A Kiwi teacher who posted her steamy naked photographs on a pornographic website will become a 'test case' for new rules preventing teachers from bringing the profession into ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Situation in 16 tiger reserves truly alarming: Minister


July 7th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The situation in 16 of the country's 37 tiger reserves is "truly alarming" and calls for "appropriate interventions" if they are not to lose all their ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British charity to sue police, prosecutors in murder case


May 14th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) A British charity is to sue the police and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) after they failed to protect an Asian woman who was murdered by her husband, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Congress approves spy plane deal with India


April 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan R Luthra New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The US Congress has approved the sale of eight Boeing P8-I multi-mission spy planes to India, apparently clearing the decks for transfer ... Read more...

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Iran is ‘test case’ for nuclear co-operation: Brown


March 17th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Tuesday urged Iran to "make the right choice" in its current stand-off with the West over its nuclear programme and said Tehran ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cathay Pacific loses $13 mn case with cabin crew


January 13th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 13 (DPA) Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific was Tuesday facing a potential 13 million US dollar payout to its cabin crew after losing a court case over unpaid holiday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists uncover ”epigenetic” switch for new brain cells growth


January 9th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Washington, January 9 (ANI): A new study conducted by neuroscientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has shown that the birth of new cells, which depends on brain activity, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rapists names on sex offenders register infringe their human rights!


December 20th, 2008 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith is considering an appeal against a High Court ruling following which thousands of rapists and paedophiles may seek to be taken off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi operations of Sakal Times closed, employees angry


November 30th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Delhi operations of the Sakal Times, an English daily brought out by Maharashtra's leading Sakal media group, were closed down Sunday allegedly without informing the employees ... Read more...

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UK criminal masterminds cannot be named as their rights will be infringed


November 12th, 2008 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.12 (ANI): Leaders of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) have been told by their lawyers not to name the 39 convicted criminals because it would breach their right to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Communists assure security to Tata’’s small car plant at Singur


August 6th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Singur, Aug 6 (ANI): West Bengal''s Home Secretary Ashok Mohan Chakraborty has assured the management of TATA Motors that their small car plant in Singur will be provided with full security. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Trinamool to begin its anti-Tata Motors stir from Monday


July 11th, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Hooghly (WB), July 11 (ANI): Trinamool Congress today announced that it would renew its agitation against the Tata Motor''s car factory at Singur from Monday. "There is no question of supporting ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cops’ ingorance of how to handle lost child shocks court


July 9th, 2008 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The judge at a city court Wednesday was shocked to realise that some police officials did not know the rules to be followed when they come across ... Read more...

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