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Brazil bans smoking in public spaces

December 16th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Dec 16 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has signed a law banning smoking in public spaces.Smoking in all enclosed public spaces is forbidden in the new law, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Oz Internet users now take up ‘media multi-tasking’

April 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 11 (ANI): A survey has found that Australians are now into "media multi-tasking" with more than half revealing they use the Internet while also watching television.According to the Nielsen Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysians have the most friends on their social networks: Study

October 11th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 11 (ANI): A large-scale research project, which looks at online behaviour around the globe, has shown that Malaysians have most friends on their social networks, while Japanese users have the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saudi Arabia to launch official TV, radio for fatwa

August 21st, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 21 (DPA) Saudi Arabia is mulling the idea of setting up an official television channel and radio station for accredited Muslim scholars to issue fatwas, or religious edicts, reports said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BBC to broadcast 2010 Commonwealth Games

April 23rd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) The BBC Friday announced it has won the broadcasting rights for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. The Games will be available across TV, radio, online, iPlayer, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Afghan Media Commission to monitor election coverage: UNDP

August 11th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug.11 (ANI): Ten days before Afghans cast their votes for their next president and provincial council members, a five-member Electoral Media Commission has been set up by Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit employees being allowed to watch The Ashes at work

July 17th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): A third of Britain's employees are following The Ashes at work with bosses installing extra TVs to keep up staff morale during the recession.A survey of 1,300 staff ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi’s first time voters excited to cast their ballot

May 7th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Shrugging their 'me-no-care' attitude, Delhi's first time voters were an excited lot Thursday as they made it to the nearest polling booths to cast their vote. Diksha Chawla, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian artistes don’t get enough chances in Malaysian TV, radio: Minister

January 29th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 29 (IANS) Opportunities that ethnic Indian artistes get on Malaysia's television and radio network are inadequate, says the deputy minister in the Prime Minister's Department.The minister, T. Murugiah, was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obamas poll campaign enters video games too

October 15th, 2008 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 15 (ANI): Democratic candidate in the ensuing US presidential poll, Barack Obamas high-tech campaign has entered into the popular racing video game Burnout Paradise.Game-maker Electronic Arts confirmed that ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Farmers to get district-specific agro-weather advisory

June 3rd, 2008 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Millions of Indian farmers will soon get district specific agro-weather advisories to boost agricultural produce and reduce losses due to the vagaries of nature. "This will be ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |