Those stranded in Srinagar, Jammu to be airlifted (Lead)

January 20th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday announced it has made special arrangements with the Indian Air Force for airlifting the passengers stranded between Srinagar and Jammu ... Read more...

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Tibetan refugees ask Nepal to address rights in new constitution

August 5th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) Hounded by security forces and deprived of most of their rights as refugees, Nepal's vulnerable Tibetan diaspora Friday urged the government to address the rights of ... Read more...

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Apex court issues notice to Prithviraj Chavan on election

May 6th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued a notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on a petition challenging his election to the state legislative council. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Countries plan to restore tiger population

October 22nd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Concerned over the dwindling tiger population, the 13 tiger range countries (TRC) here Friday finalised an ambitious global programme for restoring wild tiger population.The Global Tiger Recovery ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Progress tardy but review panel not needed: Fennell (Lead)

December 19th, 2009 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Michael Fennell was Saturday extremely critical of the progress of work at the venues for the 2010 Games but said there was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fennell scraps technical committee, Kalmadi happy

December 19th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation president Michael Fennell Saturday scrapped the Technical Review Committee (TRC) which the Games Organising Committee (GOC) of Suresh Kalmadi was bitterly opposed to. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan leadership responsible for country’s current chaotic situation: Fatima Bhutto

May 28th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): Assassinated Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's niece Fatima Bhutto has criticized Pakistan's leadership for creating all problems that the country is facing at present.Bhutto charged the state, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Porn sites to be filtered in Sri Lanka

August 5th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) To protect children from internet pornography, Sri Lanka's President Mahinda Rajapaksa has directed the country's Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) to immediately filter all websites containing obscene ... Read more...

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Tents for tourists: India issues guidelines

July 14th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Those going on pilgrimage, or venturing out to distant wildlife and adventure spots need no longer fret about where to stay. Aware of an acute shortage of ... Read more...

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Mobile users in Sri Lanka asked to carry ownership certificate

July 13th, 2008 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Colombo, July 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka has asked mobile phone users to carry a certificate of ownership of the cellphone and barred them from using phones belonging to others. The Sri Lanka ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Spending spree leaves India’s headless medical body in a mess

June 26th, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, June 26 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) that has been in the news for remaining headless for eight months is rocked by fresh scandals over lavish ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Bharti Airtel may be re-drawing plans for Sri Lanka’

February 25th, 2008 - 10:34 am ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian telecom giant Bharti Airtel, which had announced its entry into the Sri Lankan mobile phone sector with much fanfare last year, is experiencing delays and ... Read more...

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