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‘Immediate reforms vital for cleansing public life’


March 9th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Ridding the public domain of corruption and criminality may be a laudable goal, but it's doubtful whether a Lokpal would succeed in reforming the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

The charms of India’s black magic capital


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mayong (Assam), Dec 3 (IANS) Imagine a tiger lazily walking behind you like a pet dog or a man bleating like a sheep instead of talking. Hard to believe, but ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Secrecy continues to shroud Sonia’s illness


August 8th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A veil of secrecy continues to shroud the illness of Congress president Sonia Gandhi with even Indian missions in the US not being kept ... Read more...

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Tweeting gives a sense of mission, says Nirupama Rao


March 8th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao says she feels "a sense of mission" to post responses to public queries on the microblogging website Twitter, a growing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Meet the Brit boy who stalked Queen Victoria, stole her bloomers


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A British boy has been revealed to have been the first celebrity stalker after he repeatedly broke into Buckingham Palace and stole Queen Victoria's bloomers.Edward Jones was just ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US acting like ‘retrogressive Pak’ in its attempts to censor WikiLeaks: Pak editorial


December 9th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 9 (ANI): The WikiLeaks-Assange episode indicates that the 'backwardness' of underdeveloped countries like Pakistan, which was called 'retrogressive' for banning social networking site 'Facebook', has now spread to the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britain’s secret service had ‘no licence to kill’: Author


September 21st, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (DPA) The veil of secrecy which traditionally surrounds operations of Britain's secret service was partially lifted Tuesday with the publication of the first authorised history of MI6, the country's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mariah Carey is four months pregnant!


August 26th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Singer Mariah Carey and her husband Nick Canon have been silent about the recent rumors that suggested the Carey was pregnant. Finally a report has come ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The wrath of Kim - North Korea look to appease leader


June 24th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nelspruit, South Africa, June 24 (DPA) Many jokes have been cracked about what may happen to the North Korean team when they return home to face communist leader Kim Jong Il after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jacob Zuma to become dad for the 21st time?


June 1st, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 1 (ANI): South African President Jacob Zuma is apparently set to become a father for the 21st time.He is said to be expecting the new baby with his second wife, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tiger Woods’ New Nike Commercial Features His Father’s Probe


April 8th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors have proved to be true finally. It has been proved that the Nike commercial that Tiger Woods was supposed to be doing has finally come ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Karzai told of Obama visit one hour before touchdown


March 29th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Kabul, March 29 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's visit to Kabul was shrouded in secrecy and even Afghan President Hamid Karzai was informed about his visit barely an hour before he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Information commissioners’ appointments not transparent: RTI activists


December 11th, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By Nabeel A. Khan New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Two weeks after they served a legal notice on the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and the union government for "not being transparent" in the ... Read more...

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Clinton meets Obama, discusses release of two American journalists


August 19th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.19 (ANI): Former U.S. President Bill Clinton went to the White House on Tuesday and briefed incumbent Barack Obama and his top aides about his recent trip to North Korea, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

All About James Spader’s Debut Broadway Venture “Race”


July 23rd, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
This is no more a secret that the very talented "Boston Legal" star James Spader is supposed to be a part of the stellar cast of the upcoming Broadway venture of "Race", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama lifts Bush’’s veil of secrecy on presidential documents


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.22 (ANI): Moving quickly to undo the Bush administration''s regime of secrecy, President Obama on Wednesday repealed a 2001 executive order granting former presidents, and even vice presidents, the ability ... Read more...

Posted in World |

49 per cent FDI in defence sector on need basis: Antony


September 20th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 20 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony said on Saturday that it would consider allowing 49 per cent Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the defence sector "on a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

49 percent FDI in defence sector on need basis: Antony


September 20th, 2008 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) After doing away with the license requirement for private players for manufacturing military hardware, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday said the government would consider foreign investment of ... Read more...

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Foreign policy matters to dominate US presidential election


August 23rd, 2008 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): The Obama campaign believes that picking Senator Joe Biden as running mate ny Democratic Presidential candidate is a sign that foreign policy matters will be front and ... Read more...

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Soviet nuclear test site from Cold War era will help in current nuclear monitoring


April 18th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new research has indicated that Semipalatinsk - a historic Soviet nuclear site from the Cold War era can offer insights for present day nuclear monitoring in ... Read more...

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Soviet test site offers insights on nuclear monitoring


April 18th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Newly released data from Semipalatinsk, the primary nuclear weapons testing site of the former Soviet Union during the Cold War, can help today's atomic sleuths fine-tune their monitoring ... Read more...

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China defends use of death penalty


April 15th, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by admin
DPA Beijing, April 15 (DPA) China Tuesday defended its use of death penalty and said it planned to continue "prudent" use of capital punishment. "At present, there are more countries with the death ... Read more...

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China is world’s ‘top executioner’: Amnesty


April 14th, 2008 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, April 14 (DPA) At least 470 people were executed in China last year, making it the highest overall figure for any single country, followed by Iran, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the ... Read more...

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