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Now, get train tickets via smartphone in China


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's railways ministry announced Wednesday it plans to launch a new service that will allow people to purchase tickets via smartphones.Passengers will be able to book ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani elders to get visas on arrival (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Senior citizens, aged 65 and above, in India and Pakistan can now walk across the border between the two countries and need not go through the ... Read more...

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Now withdraw cash with your phone


June 13th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Mobile phones could soon be used at ATMs to withdraw cash. A new application has been developed in Britain that will allow people to take out ... Read more...

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No work except homework for children under 18: experts


June 12th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Children should no work except homework and the minimum age for employment should be increased from 14 to 18, activists said Tuesday, the 11th World ... Read more...

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1.25 million people to observe ‘Yogathon’ Saturday


April 6th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 6 (IANS) More than a million people across India are expected to be part of a 'Yogathon' Saturday performing 'Surya Namaskars' (Salutations to the Sun) to mark World ... Read more...

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Bengal to raise maximum age level for group C, D jobs


December 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) West Bengal has decided to raise the maximum age level for those applying for government jobs in group C and D category by eight years ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NGO launches programme to protect animal rights


June 20th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Protesting against poultry farms that starve their hens to induce molting and stimulate additional cycles of egg production, an NGO has launched a whistle blower ... Read more...

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EU to have right ‘to be forgotten’ law online


March 18th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.18 (ANI): The European Union has said it will soon introduce a legislation called 'right to be forgotten,' that will allow people to have all their stored personal information permanently ... Read more...

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Year’s shortest day Wednesday


December 21st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Nehru Planetarium will organise an event at Delhi's Jantar Mantar monument Wednesday to explain the phenomenon of winter solstice - the shortest day of the year ... Read more...

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Firefox plots system to stop firms from tracking you online


December 1st, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) The makers of web-browser Firefox are working on a system which will allow internet users to stop themselves from being tracked online.Mozilla wants to build a mechanism ... Read more...

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Facebook’s new messaging service promises ‘death of email’


November 16th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): Mark Zuckerberg, founder of social networking giant Facebook, has said that email would fade out, just like the letter did, as it is slow and informal.The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Dine-in-the-dark eatery in NY completely safe, claims manager


November 14th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 14 (ANI): A restaurant-with no light and blind waiters serving French cuisine-is as safe as a normal restaurant, claims manager.The dine-in-the-dark eatery Dans le Noir-a windowless space devoid of ... Read more...

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Pakistan panel to review criminal case rulings since 1947


October 20th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan is going to set up a commission that will allow people to file appeals on cases decided by courts since 1947, the year the country was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Health Minister Azad inaugurates ‘Planet Health Museum’ in New Delhi


October 12th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurated 'Planet Health Museum' here today.He also inaugurated the exhibition to mark the occasion. The museum will remain open for ... Read more...

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McCartney inks deal to preserve Beatles’ works


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Former Beatle Paul McCartney has inked a deal with a computer giant to preserve the music and memorabilia of the band in digital form. The singer's library of ... Read more...

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Sir Paul McCartney signs deal with HP to digitise his entire library


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney has signed a deal with technology giant Hewlett Packard to digitise his entire library.The project, which includes music, artwork, photographs, paintings and ... Read more...

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Soon, an ‘intelligent diet’ to feel full and yet lose weight


August 13th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): Researchers in Aberdeen are working on an 'intelligent diet', which they believe will allow people to enjoy eating and feeling full, but still lose weight.Professor Julian Mercer, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

AACT and I Hate Luv Storys Come Together To Launch - 1800-103-1919- A Toll Free Number To Report Piracy


June 30th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The recently formed coalition between the Hindi and Hollywood studios will now be known as the "Alliance Against Copyright Theft – AACT". It has been formed ... Read more...

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U.S Lawmakers Not Happy About Facebook Privacy Settings


April 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though Facebook is one of the leading social networking websites and boasts of around 400 million users, many have in the past questioned its privacy ... Read more...

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New SMS technology to offer smart apps to basic cellphones in India


November 5th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 05 (ANI): People who can't afford sophisticated cell phones have a reason to smile - a new technology will bring internet-based services to the most basic handsets.What's more, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Natalie Portman optimistic about recession


September 1st, 2009 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 1 (ANI): Natalie Portman is optimism personified, for she is convinced that the international recession has its upside, as it will allow people to rethink their priorities.The 'Star Wars' actress, ... Read more...

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Brits offered their cheapest beer for 19yrs at 99p a pint!


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 2 (ANI): A pub chain has bucked the credit crunch by reducing the price of a pint of beer to just 99p, a move that will give thirsty Brits ... Read more...

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Treatment for food allergy on the anvil


December 1st, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Scientists across Europe are working towards developing a treatment for one of the most common and dangerous conditions for humans food allergy.The initiative called the Food Allergy ... Read more...

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Tickets for next years Glastonbury Festival go on sale six months early


October 4th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 4 (ANI): Music fans will be able to buy tickets for next years Glastonbury Festival from tomorrow when the online booking opens. The organisers decided to sell the tickets six ... Read more...

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Soon, shoppers will ‘grow their own gadgets’


May 12th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by admin
London, May 12 (ANI): Soon, shoppers would not be running around from one shop to another in search of gadgets of their choice, for the experts believe that they would soon ... Read more...

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Emmosys Technologies launches price comparison portal www.pricesbolo.com


March 26th, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Mar 26 (ANI/Business Wire India): Bangalore-based Emmosys Technologies, a technology solutions company, has recently launched a comparative price engine 'Pricesbolo.com'. The portal enables consumers to compare and find the best ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Musharraf must support and promote democracy: Condoleezza Rice


January 23rd, 2008 - 4:53 pm ICT by admin
Berlin, Jan 23 (ANI): US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has said that the Bush Administration would fight against the efforts to stop American aid to Pakistan, but also warned President Pervez ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jurassic Park dinosaurs set to roam on earth again in Dubai


December 24th, 2007 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 24 (ANI): The Natural History Museum has reportedly signed a deal to create a Jurassic Park of life-size robotic dinosaurs, which will wander freely among visitors.The project will see hi-tech ... Read more...

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