unprecedented level

Sony to hike Notebook prices if rupee fall continues

June 8th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) Consumer electronics major Sony, which raised prices of laptops and notebooks early this year, Friday said it would further hike prices after September if the rupee ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Corruption survey: Pakistan military included for first time

December 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has included the military for the first time in a survey that shows the defence being amongst the least corrupt while police ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No immunity for falsely arrested Indian diplomat’s daughter: US

May 26th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 26 (IANS) The US government has joined issue with an Indian diplomat's daughter who is suing New York city for a whopping $1.5 million for false arrest, saying ... Read more...

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Infosys names K.V. Kamath as new chairman (Third Lead)

April 30th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Banglore, April 30 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd. Saturday appointed K.V. Kamath its new chairman, succeeding N.R. Narayana Murthy.Kamath will take over as the head of the IT bellwether Aug 21 ... Read more...

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Internet is the greatest spying machine the world has ever seen: Assange

March 16th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 16(ANI): Julian Assange, co-founder of whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, reckons that the Internet is the "greatest spying machine the world has ever seen" and is not a technology that necessarily favours ... Read more...

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Death threats against Sarah Palin at ‘unprecedented level’: Aide

January 13th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13(ANI): Death and security threats to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin have increased to an unprecedented level since the attack on US Representative Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona, a close ... Read more...

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Faced with 500 m pound license bill, Vodafone might take till 2020 to make Indian business turnaroun

December 1st, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York/New Delhi, Dec.1 (ANI): British mobile operator Vodafone's foray into India has been a disaster, so much so that insiders and experts have gone on record to say that it could ... Read more...

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‘Brit forces forcing Taliban to negotiation table through precision strikes’

November 25th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25(ANI): An unprecedented level of "precision strikes" by British forces against Taliban leaders in Afghanistan is driving the insurgents to the negotiating table, Commander Task Force Helmand Brigadier James ... Read more...

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Imaging breakthrough to help docs see microscopic details inside our bodies

November 23rd, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Scientists say that a new breakthrough in imaging technology using a combination of light and sound will allow health care providers to see microscopic details inside the body.Access ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US may offer fresh military equipment to Pak to ease ‘testy ties’

October 20th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): With the next round of the US-Pakistan strategic dialogue set to take place this week, Washington is ready to offer fresh military assistance to Islamabad in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bernard Buisson named DCNS India head

September 22nd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Bernard Buisson has been named the new India head of French defence major DCNS that is assisting state-owned Mazagon Dock Ltd (MDL) in constructing six state-of-the-art Scorpene ... Read more...

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Kashmir situation worrisome, accepts Omar

August 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday acknowledged that the situation in the valley was "worrisome" and hoped that the measures taken by his government to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pak’s anti-terror determination should not be doubted: Pak envoy to US

July 29th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29(ANI): Pakistani Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has reiterated that his country's anti-terrorism determination should not be doubted over the leak of Afghan war documents.Haqqani said that Pakistan's current ... Read more...

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Terrorism is the common enemy of India, US: Roemer

March 20th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 20 (ANI): United States Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, on Friday said the Al-Qaeda, Taliban and Lashkar-e-Toiba were the common enemies of both India and America."We ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Best Job in the World’ winner to appear on Oprah Winfrey show

October 24th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 24 (ANI): 'Best Job in the World' winner Ben Southall is set to appear on the Oprah Winfrey talk show.Winfrey interviewed Southall via satellite from Hamilton Island, where he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

How humans learn and remember

August 27th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 27 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. have found that rats use a mental instant replay of their actions to help them decide their next move - a discovery that sheds ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ICC World Twenty20 organisers announce new release of tickets

May 7th, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 7 (ANI): Organisers of this year's ICC World Twenty20 in England have announced a new release of tickets for every match day of the tournament.These newly available tournament tickets ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fed buys $1 trillion of Treasury, mortgage assets

March 19th, 2009 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 19 (DPA) The US Federal Reserve, in a drastic new effort to keep the US financial sector afloat, said Wednesday it would buy up more than $1 trillion in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan flayed for murder of Ahmadiyya couple by Islamists

March 18th, 2009 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 18 (IANS) Ahmadiyyas of Canada have sought international intervention to stop persecution of their community in Pakistan following the murder of a doctor couple by extremists in Multan. Under Pakistani laws, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jackomania grips people worldwide

March 13th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): It seems that Jackomania has gripped people all over the world.As Michael Jackson prepares for his last ever London gigs, the demand for concert tickets has soared, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama signs $787 bn stimulus package to keep ‘American dream alive’

February 18th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has signed into law a massive $787 billion stimulus package aimed at reviving the nation's moribund economy and "keeping the American dream alive in ... Read more...

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Indian economists ask Government to infuse confidence in market

February 15th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Indian economists who met senior leader of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) L. K. Advani here suggested immediate initiatives on the part of the Government to regain ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Outlaw groups linked to LTTE, Sri Lanka tells EU

January 28th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 28 (IANS) Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama has asked the European Union to include groups linked to the Tamil Tigers on its terrorist list, EuAsiaNews reported Wednesday.Bogollagama made the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India wants ‘actual action’ from Pakistan: Shivshankar Menon

January 5th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India is no longer interested in words or mechanisms but wants "actual action" from Pakistan, Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon said here Monday.Menon, who described the Mumbai terror ... Read more...

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Tight security for Mayawati, Uttar Pradesh top cop

December 3rd, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) The security cover for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati and Director General of Police (DGP) Vikram Singh has been significantly tightened in view of the Mumbai terror attacks, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New catalysts promise faster, cleaner and more efficient research platform

November 17th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered a new class of exceptionally effective catalysts that can open up a vast new scientific platform to researchers in medicine, biology ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Computer game graphics reveal vortex physics

October 26th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): State-of-the-art computer graphic systems developed for movies and games have made it possible to model in unprecedented detail the swirling rings and tubes that are a characteristic ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama must walk fine line in Middle East

July 18th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Mike McCarthy Washington, July 18 (DPA) US presidential hopeful Barack Obama is expected to head to the Middle East shortly seeking to show foreigners that he's the candidate of change, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Digital camera resolution reaches a new high

July 17th, 2008 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) The Swedish company Hasselblad's announcement of the launch of Hasselblad H3DII-50, featuring a new Kodak 50-megapixel sensor, has pushed the available resolution in digital cameras to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World has failed to meet Afghanistan’s needs: UN

July 10th, 2008 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, July 10 (DPA) The appeal for $404 million launched Wednesday by the Kabul government and the UN shows that the world has not done enough to meet Afghanistan's humanitarian needs, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cyclone Nargis to have bigger impact than Tsunami

May 17th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 17 (ANI): World Vision chief executive Tim Costello, who returned after a 10-day visit to Myanmar, has said that Cyclone Nargis is going to have a bigger impact on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Varanasi spruced up for PM, security tightened

March 14th, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, March 14 (IANS) This ancient holy city has been spruced up and unprecedented security has turned large parts of it into an impregnable fortress as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrives here ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Europe sees lessons to be drawn from US election

March 4th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, March 4 (DPA) Even in the best of families, the eldest child will have a natural tendency to patronise his or her younger sibling. And relations between "old Europe" and its ... Read more...

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