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India’s defence budget: absence of strategic vision (Comment)


March 20th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
The Indian defence expenditure for the financial year 2012-13 has been budgeted at a fairly high figure of Rs.193,407 crore (budgeted expenditure, or BE) which converts to $38.5 billion and is ... Read more...

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Decisions taken by two heads not always better than one


March 7th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 7 (IANS) Important boardroom decisions and those relating to family matters are often taken by a number of heads - two, three or more. But are they any ... Read more...

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French PM congratulates Putin


March 6th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 6 (IANS) French Prime Minister Francois Fillon Tuesday congratulated Vladimir Putin on his victory in the Russian presidential election.In a telephone conversation, Fillon thanked Putin for Russia's efforts ... Read more...

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AIIMS surgeons remove 8-kg hernia from 2-month-old’s head (with Images)


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) It was a miracle for the Pandey family from Bihar as doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) saved their two-month-old baby's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China seeks strong ties with Russia


December 12th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) China has called for strengthening its ties with Russia and for further enhancing their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership.Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday called for consolidation ... Read more...

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Exporters association not responsible for unlisted firms


September 21st, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Less than a week after the Justice M.B. Shah Commission probing illegal mining visited the controversial sites in Goa, a body of ore exporters Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Two heads aren’t always better than one when it comes to memory


April 30th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): An overview of memory research has suggested that people who memorize facts in groups remember less than solo students do.The group as a whole remembers more than any ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Corruption can’t be associated only with present Govt: Amartya Sen


December 26th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): Nobel laureate Amartya Sen has said that corruption cannot be associated only with the present Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government as the story will be the ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables: Medvedev ‘plays Robin to Putin’s Batman’


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.2 (ANI): American diplomats consider Vladimir Putin to be the real ruler of Russia and not President Dmitry Medvedev, according to diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks.Prime ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I’m not a Hollywood kid: Daniel Radcliffe


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe says he is puzzled by his reputation as a Hollywood actor as he had never been to Los Angeles before the 2007 premiere of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two heads better than one in decision making


August 29th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) We seem to make better decisions when we listen to others rather than doing it alone. Pooling wisdom with a partner produces better results, but only when both ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Opposition upset over Chidambaram’s reply on funds diversion


August 26th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) along with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha Thursday expressing dissatisfaction over Home ... Read more...

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At least 35 killed, 100 injured after suicide bomb attacks in Pakistan’s Lahore


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:46 am ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 35 people were killed and 75 others were injured after two suicide bomb attacks in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Thursday evening, police said.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Scientists develop ’saser’ that emits sound rather than light


February 27th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): Two research groups, using tiny drum heads and vibrating towers, have made impressive advances in developing a 'saser', which is a new type of laser that emits sound ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New antibiotic effective against resistant bugs


December 7th, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A potent new antibiotic has opened up completely new ways of knocking out resistant bugs, says a new study. It is "an exciting find at a time when ... Read more...

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New discovery may lead to more potent antibacterial drugs


December 4th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists from John Innes Centre have identified an antibiotic molecule that can be used to design new, more potent antibacterial drugs.They said antibiotic molecule, simocyclinone D8 (SD8), slots ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India aims at energy partnership with US on Manmohan Singh visit


October 3rd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) With the US showing a better appreciation of India's position on climate change, New Delhi hopes to have in place an energy partnership when Prime ... Read more...

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Whacky CatDog debuts on Nick


August 31st, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IBNS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IBNS) Nick, the popular kid’s entertainment channel, is all set to premiere its new cartoon show CatDog from Monday.l The show revolves around the life and times of a ... Read more...

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Indonesian Conjoined Twins: ‘Two’ Close For Comfort


July 27th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by GD
While siblings universally happen to share a rather special bond, here's one pair that went quite beyond. It may be natural for siblings, and twins at that, to be close enough to ... Read more...

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India, Pak foreign secretaries burn midnight oil to find common ground


July 15th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashSharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15 (ANI): Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan - Shiv Shankar Menon and Salman Basheer - burnt the midnight oil on Tuesday to try to work ... Read more...

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Hike in defence budget misleading: Experts


July 6th, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The 34 percent hike in the defence budget for 2009-10 is driven more by the increased salaries granted to government employees on a pay panel's recommendations ... Read more...

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President Patil boosts ties with Spain in historic visit (Lead)


April 21st, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 21 (DPA) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday stressed India's interest in boosting relations with Spain, where she became the first Indian head of state to make an official visit. Bilateral trade ... Read more...

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President Patil meets Spanish king at start of historic visit


April 21st, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 21 (DPA) Indian President Pratibha Patil was Tuesday welcomed by Spain's King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia after arriving Monday for the first official visit by an Indian head ... Read more...

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United States and China pledge co-operation for a better future


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): The United States and China on Wednesday agreed that there was need to step up economic co-operation to address the ongoing global financial crisis.Ahead of the ... Read more...

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Sharif, Gilani back as a team


March 24th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) It's official: Pakistani opposition leader Nawaz Sharif and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani are back together as a team though the contours of their revived friendship are ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama to meet Chinese FM, to discuss South China Sea tensions


March 12th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.12 (ANI): President Barack Obama is expected to meet with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi and discuss the latest confrontation between American and Chinese vessels in the South China Sea, ... Read more...

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2 severed heads dumped in a cooler in Mexico


January 21st, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Jan 21 (IANS) Two severed heads were found inside a cooler in front of the city hall here, EFE reported Wednesday.Along with the two heads was a card with ... Read more...

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Two-headed fish larvae blamed on farm chemicals in Australian river


January 13th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have blamed the presence of millions of two-headed fish larvae, found in the Noosa River in Australia, on chemical contamination from farm runoff.According to a report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kanchi seers charged in Shankararaman case (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


December 18th, 2008 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, Dec 18 (IANS) Charges were framed against the two Kanchi seers, also called Shankaracharyas, and 24 others here Thursday in the Shankararaman murder case. Special Sessions Judge Krishnaraja framed 14 charges ... Read more...

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India deeply satisfied with ties with Vietnam, says President Patil


November 27th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, Nov.27 (ANI): India has expressed deep satisfaction over its bilateral relations with Vietnam and lauded the mutually beneficial cooperation and partnership that is steadily developing between both countries. Visiting Indian ... Read more...

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BBC presenter fired for demanding non-Asian cab driver


November 11th, 2008 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
London , Nov 11 (ANI): A BBC presenter has been fired after asking a taxi firm not to send an Asian cabbie to pick up her teenage daughter.Sam Mason, 40, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sheep with two heads born in Middle East!


November 4th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): A sheep has given birth to twin lambs at a refugee camp in the Middle East one of which is born with two heads.Although one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Two-headed tortoise found on a farm in China!


September 14th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): A two-headed tortoise has left aquarium staff stunned after taking advantage of his disability to consume twice as much food as his siblings.The unusual case of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World’s biggest dinosaur lives in world’s trendiest town


April 30th, 2008 - 9:24 am ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, April 30 (DPA) Where else would the world's biggest dinosaur live, but in the world's trendiest town? "Live" may be stretching it a bit. Brachiosaurus brancai has been dead for 150 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poland ready to talk missile shield with Russia, US


April 7th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Warsaw, April 7 (RIA Novosti) Poland has said it is ready to talk with Russia and Washington over deployment of elements of a proposed US missile shield in the east European ... Read more...

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