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Mexico’s president-elect vows to reduce poverty


September 12th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 ... Read more...

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Blue chip British companies at Kerala investor’s meet


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 11 (IANS) Renowned companies like Rolls Royce, BMT and Balfour Beatty will be part of the British delegation that will make presentations at the three-day Emerging Kerala ... Read more...

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Bolt says 18 seconds a possibility for 200m


June 8th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt flirted with the idea of running 18 seconds in the 200 metres but reiterated that his immediate focus was to defend his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Like India, Russia to scare smokers with grim pictures


May 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 11 (IANS) Emulating India, Australia and a few European Union members, Russia will have grim images depicting the impact of smoking on health appear on all cigarette packs ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

51 interpreters at Seoul summit


March 26th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) As many as 51 interpreters, including one who speaks Hindi, have been hired to handle the gaggle of languages at the two-day Seoul nuclear summit, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Employees likely to get 12 percent salary hike in 2012


February 21st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Employees in India can expect a salary increase of about 11.9 percent at the end of the current financial year, a study said Tuesday. Pharmaceutical ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Human Rights Watch hails India vote on Syria


February 5th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Human Rights Watch Sunday hailed India's vote against Syria in the UN, saying New Delhi had "seen through Assad's lies"."By supporting the UN resolution, India ... Read more...

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Avoid populist measures, Goh Chok Tong advises India


January 13th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said India has the potential to become a world leader but advised it to avoid populist measures to sustain ... Read more...

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P&H; Joy to invest $25mn in Bengal mining equipment unit


January 11th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) P&H; Joy Mining Equipment India (P&H; Joy), a fully-owned subsidiary of US-based Joy Global Inc, has decided to set up a manufacturing and servicing facility for ... Read more...

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India tops in childhood flu-linked pneumonia deaths


November 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) About one in every four infants who die from flu-related pneumonia is an Indian, says new research by the University of Edinburgh published Friday.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indians in Tokyo rejoice over Anna’s victory


August 28th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) Indians in Tokyo extended their best wishes to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in his victory for a strong anti-graft Lokpal bill and said they were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian student leader gets Australian award


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 2 (IANS) The leader of the association of Indian-origin students in Australia who protested attacks against Indians in Melbourne has been given the 2011 Young Victorian of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canadian researchers announce breakthrough in malaria treatment


March 19th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Canadian researchers have made a major breakthrough in the fight against malaria.Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for Science and Technology, along with Brad Trost, Member of Parliament for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Moldova is world leader in alcohol consumption


February 19th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The World Health Organisation has said that people of Moldova, an eastern European nation, consume more alcohol per head than citizens of any other nation.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

President Barack Obama Upbeat On Penn State University Green Energy Research


February 4th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of USA Barack Obama has always been a champion of the need for producing green energy in USA and it was evident from his ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Campbell turns reporter!


February 4th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell has turned reporter to interview Russian leader Vladimir Putin for a men's magazine.The catwalk queen sat down with the Russian prime minister for an ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lavazza plans to make India its second biggest coffee market


January 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Launching its new manufacturing facility in India, Lavazza, world leader in the coffee market, Friday said it plans to develop India as its second largest coffee market in ... Read more...

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India’s leadership unknown to much of world: Gallup poll


December 1st, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) As India seeks to cement its place as a world leader with its bid for a permanent seat on the UN Security Council, Gallup surveys ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks-stung US reaches out to India, says you are world leader (Lead)


November 30th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The US has reached out to India following WikiLeaks' embarrassing disclosures that was condemned by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as the American envoy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dikshit leaves for Asian cities’ summit in Tokyo


November 6th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday left for Tokyo to represent the Indian capital at a summit on development of major Asian cities.Leading a four-member delegation, the ... Read more...

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Bombardier unveils two long-haul corporate jets


October 18th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 18 (IANS) Bombardier, a world leader in metro and corporate aviation, has unveiled two new jets, the Global 7000 and Global 8000, to reaffirm its undisputed position in ... Read more...

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World will have to search minerals on other planets: Kalam


October 1st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) With the world's hunger for its minerals and metals threatening to exhaust these resources, scientists should launch a hunt for these materials on other planets, according ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Goldilocks Planet Just Right For Life


September 30th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A planet has been spotted which the scientists are calling as 'Goldilocks planet' and this planet might just be the right place where one can reside ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Pune, Amritsar offer potential for future US exports’


September 28th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Pune (Maharashtra), Sep 28 (IANS) A high-ranking official of the Barack Obama administration Tuesday urged the need to tap the potential of emerging metros like Pune, Nagpur and Amritsar for the ... Read more...

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Bombardier’s profits dip despite robust metro demand


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 2 (IANS) Bombardier, a world leader in metro rail cars and aerospace business, said Wednesday that orders for its business jets still remain slack despite signs of global recovery. But ... Read more...

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Spain is world leader in organ transplants


August 28th, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Spain conducted over 4,000 transplants in 2009, making it the world leader in the field of organ transplants. This has been declared in the 2010 edition of the EU's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Theo Paphitis invests in WedgeWelly


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Fashion footwear entrepreneurs the WedgeWelly Family recently received an enormous £65,000 investment from retail guru, Theo Paphitis.The company got this amount in exchange of a 25 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US committed to strengthening unique bond with India: Clinton


August 12th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Wishing India "a safe and joyous Independence Day celebration", Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated the US' commitment to further develop their "unique" relationship to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dettol maker buys Durex condom manufacturer


July 21st, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The British company which makes the world famous Durex condoms is being sold to an Anglo-Dutch home products world leader which makes the equally famous throat lozenges Strepsils ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Pornistan’ Pakistan is world leader in online sex searches


July 14th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): They may call it the 'Land of the Pure,' but Pakistan ranks as the top country to proportionally search for certain sex-related terms on the web.The country that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Puberty for girls begins at 9 now


June 13th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): A large number of girls are now reaching puberty before the age of 10, say scientists who believe the phenomenon could be linked to obesity or exposure to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Irish conjoined twins separated after 14-hour operation


May 16th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Irish conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein have been separated after a successful 14-hour operation.The babies, who were joined at the chest, are recovering before they return home, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flanagan appointed new chairman of ICC anti-corruption unit


May 4th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Tuesday appointed Ronnie Flanagan as the new chairman of its Anti-Corruption and Security Unit (ACSU). Flanagan, one of the United Kingdom's most senior former ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Zardari again scuttling UN probe into Benazir killing?


April 14th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Is Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari again attempting to scuttle a UN probe into the assassination of his wife, former prime minister Benazir Bhutto? It would seem ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Afghanistan is world’s largest hashish producer, says UN


March 31st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 31 (DPA) Afghanistan is not only the world leader in opium production, but also the biggest maker of hashish, according to a report that the UN drug agency published Wednesday ... Read more...

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