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India, the heart of Indian ness, the largest democracy in the world, is the treasure house of diverse history/ archeology, heritage, monuments, cultures, and rituals, in the midst of unity. It associates unity in a great variety of diversity. It was a British colony and was extricated from their tyrant hand in 1947, Aug 15 by the effort of its great pundits and their prot?g?s. From that time onwards it has been disseminating the mantras and incantations of love, friendship, infatuation, affection, unity?. In the context of area it is the 7th largest, in economy, it is the 12th largest and in politics it is much advancing country on the Globe. From the great antiquity India is enchanting the migrators and foreigners as well as visitors to stay on and have a favour of its various natural urban and historical, monumental and archeological spots. It is rich in flora and fauna which adds to the great culture and unity of this great Indian Sub-continent. Some of the richest persons of the world are from India. This is a good symptom for the prosperity of this land. The economy of India is skyrocketing and India is expected to have a towering victory over the super powers of the world like UK, and USA. It is world?s one of the biggest markets thus big FDIs are flocking to Indian market arranging its scope to a sky-scraper?s heights. It is a sovereign state giving tolerance to all religions, this shows the bigger heart of India that injects and takes in to its lap whoever creeps in to it. The climatic atmosphere is convenient to all owing to its presence surrounded by the seas on its 3 sides and connected to the world by one road way. This shows its supremacy in each field that a human being wants to cater. Official Name: Republic of India Capital: New Delhi (Current local time) Government Type: Federal Republic Chief of State: Pratibha Patil, president Population: 1.13 billion Area: 1.27 million square miles; about one-third the size of the U.S. Languages: Hindi, national language; 14 other official languages; English, for national, political, and commercial communication Literacy: Total Population: [61%] Male: [73%]; Female: [48%] GDP Per Capita: $3,800 Year of Independence: 1947 Web site: India.gov.in

Web-Portals for Farmers launched

June 18, 2015 at 6:29 PM

Union Agriculture Minister Launched Nowcast and Insurance Web-Portals for Farmers.

'Team India' to take India forward: PM Modi

May 10, 2015 at 2:36 PM

PM Modi described Governments of 29 states and Union Government as 'Team India' and said that this team will take India forward.

Another Earth Quake of 6.8 rocked Nepal again

April 26, 2015 at 5:00 PM

Another Earth quake occurred today of 6.8 magnitude around 12.39 pm IST (Indian Standard Time) at a depth of 10 Km with its Epicentral Region located in Nepal about 65 Km east of Kathmandu. Its Latitude and Longitude are 27.71 N and 85.91 E respectively.

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Sunita Lakra played her 50th International match

April 17, 2015 at 3:31 PM

Sunita Lakra played her 50th International match against New Zealand yesterday at the Hawke's Bay Cup 2015

Every 3 seconds, 'Make in India' Facebook page adds one 'like'

January 4, 2015 at 4:30 PM

The much hyped campaign of Prime Minister Narendra Modi commonly known as 'Make in India' has achieved a glorious success as it has become milestone on the social networking platform.

Multimedia Exhibition on Former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee inagurated

December 20, 2014 at 2:43 PM

Union Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs, and Information & Broadcasting Shri Arun Jaitley today inaugurated the Multimedia Exhibition on Former Prime Minister Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

IPPCI honours Public Relation Officers with Media Ratan Award

September 7, 2014 at 12:58 PM

Indraprastha Press Club of India had organised Indraprastha Media Ratan Awards Ceremony 2014 today at the Constitution Club, New Delhi.

India to crack down on excessive load of ferries, buses after Assam tragedy

May 3, 2012 at 12:47 PM

New Delhi, May 3 (Xinhua-ANI): After a ferry tragedy in the northeast Indian state of Assam on Monday, the state's Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered police to crack down on excessive load of ferries and buses, reported local daily The Hindu Thursday.

Chinese authorities close over 500 microblog accounts in anti-porn campaign

May 2, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Beijing, May 2 (Xinhua-ANI): Chinese authorities shut down 535 microblog accounts over the past week due to the alleged dissemination of pornographic and lewd content, the State Internet Information Office (SIIO) said Wednesday.

Traders opposes against Food Safety and Standard Act

May 2, 2012 at 5:15 PM

A delegation of the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) met senior officials of Food Safety

Pune court orders polygraph test of seven policemen accused of RTI activist's murder

May 2, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Pune, May 2 (ANI): A Pune court on Wednesday gave its clearance for a polygraph test on seven policemen in connection with the murder of Right To Information (RTI) activist Satish Shetty.

Energy drinks severely damage tooth enamel: Study

May 2, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Washington, May 2 (IANS) An alarming spike in the consumption of sports and energy drinks, especially among teens, is irreversibly damaging the tooth enamel with their high acid content, says a study.

Two dozen injured as elephant runs amok

May 2, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Thrissur (Kerala), May 2 (IANS) Close to two dozen people were injured Wednesday as an elephant participating in the Thrissur Pooram festival ran amok, police said.

Aung San Suu Kyi takes oath in Myanmar parliament

May 2, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Nay Pyi Taw, May 2 (IANS) Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, whose party swept last month's by-elections, was sworn in as a member of Myanmar's parliament Wednesday.

Demining: US official in Sri Lanka (With Image)

May 2, 2012 at 3:22 PM

Colombo, May 2 (IANS) A US official has ended a week-long visit during which he meet NGOs in Sri Lanka's north and discussed the progress in de-mining activities.

General VK Singh reviews synergy of Army, IAF during Exercise Shoorveer

May 2, 2012 at 1:14 PM

Hanumangarh (Rajasthan), May 2 (ANI): The Chief of Army Staff, General VK Singh, reviewed the conduct of exercise 'Shoorveer' today.

Kayani's speech baffling: Pakistani daily

May 2, 2012 at 11:54 AM

Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's speech on institutions working within their constitutional sphere is baffling since "few institutions have so damagingly strayed beyond their mandate and encroached on the turf of other institutions as has the Pakistan Army", a leading Pakistani daily said Wednesday.

Sports and energy drinks can cause irreversible damage to teeth

May 2, 2012 at 10:34 AM

Washington, May 2 (ANI): Consumption of sports and energy drinks, which is increasing especially among adolescents, is causing irreversible damage to teeth-specifically, the high acidity levels in the drinks erode tooth enamel, the glossy outer layer of the tooth- say researchers including one of an Indian origin.

Myanmar govt hopeful of making peace with KIO: Thein Sein

May 1, 2012 at 5:22 PM

Yangon, May 1 (Xinhua-ANI): Myanmar President U Thein Sein said the government is putting hope on making peace with the ethnic Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) as the peace process is going on despite differences in some facts, official media reported Tuesday.

UN chief meets Suu Kyi

May 1, 2012 at 2:50 PM

Yangon, May 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday met Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and hailed her efforts for bring democracy in the country.

Pakistan Army supports democracy, says Kayani

May 1, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Rawalpindi, May 1 (ANI): As the political crisis in Pakistan intensifies, with the government and the opposition constantly clashing over various issues, Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the army supports the democratic process in the country.

Kayani wants democracy to continue in Pakistan

May 1, 2012 at 1:06 PM

Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has reiterated that he would like to see the continuity of the democratic system in the country, amid a stand-off between the civil leadership and the judiciary over re-opening of corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari.

Now Radiation tags compulsory for cell phones

April 30, 2012 at 4:20 PM

Now all the cell-phone would have been soon be carrying radiation tags and for this it will have to displayed the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

Veena Malik meets Fiji Attorney General

April 30, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Karachi, Apr 30 (ANI): Attorney General of Fiji Aiyaz Sayed Khiayum visited Pakistani actor Veena Malik during her shoot in the country.

UN observer mission head says only Syrians can end violence in their country

April 30, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Damascus, Apr 30(ANI): The head of the UN observer mission to Syria has said that only Syrians rather than the 1,000 unarmed observers, can end the violence in the country.

Ban Ki-moon makes landmark visit to 'reforming' Burma with 'guarded optimism'

April 30, 2012 at 12:02 PM

Rangoon, Apr 30 (ANI): UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon has met Burmese President Thein Sein and other senior officials, and became the first foreign dignitary to address that nation's parliament.

Former Secret Service agent says rules have been reinforced

April 29, 2012 at 5:54 PM

Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): New rules announced by the U.S. Secret Service on Friday are only re-inforcement of earlier guidelines, a former agent has claimed.

UN chief visits Myanmar in light of significant changes

April 29, 2012 at 5:14 PM

Yangon, Apr 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon arrived here Sunday on a three-day official visit to Myanmar in light of significant changes taking place in the country.

Ban arrives in Myanmar

April 29, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Yangon, April 29 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon arrived here Sunday on a three-day official visit to Myanmar.

NHS trying to save money by sending patient files to India for processing

April 29, 2012 at 2:10 PM

New Delhi, April 29 (ANI): Britain's National Health Services (NHS) is being accused of sending patient to India for processing to save money.

U.P.: All set to be media friendly

April 29, 2012 at 1:17 PM

As newly elected chief minister Akhilesh Yadav had hinted soon after his oath ceremony to made govt. media friendly,

Akhilesh government to roll out 'red carpet' for scribes

April 29, 2012 at 12:10 PM

Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) How to create a media-friendly environment in government offices and make maximum information available to journalists? This is a key task for the Akhilesh Yadav government in Uttar Pradesh, which is working out measures to facilitate media persons, who had "not so good" a time during the previous Mayawati rule.

Government not to review its decision on surplus coal: Salman Khurshid

April 29, 2012 at 10:58 AM

New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid has said that the Group of Ministers (GoM) have agreed to abide by the decision not to review the granting of permission to Reliance Power to use surplus coal from the Sasan UMPP mines for the development of other projects after taking legal opinion from Attorney General, G.E.Vahanvati.

About 3.5 tonnes of marijuana seized in Thailand

April 29, 2012 at 4:10 AM

Bangkok, April 29 (IANS) Thailand's biggest-ever haul of marijuana, weighing 3.45 tonnes, has been seized in the country's Saraburi province, police said.

Akhilesh's laptop, tablet poll sop to materialise soon

April 28, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) Taking a step towards providing free laptops and tablets to students who have passed class X and XII, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has formed a committee to oversee their purchase and subsequent implementation of his Samajwadi Party's poll promise.

Earth 'may be one-off fluke and all other planets in Milky Way lifeless'

April 28, 2012 at 4:42 PM

London, Apr 28 (ANI): The idea that 'billions' of other planets in our own Milky Way galaxy are teeming with alien life forms may just be wishful thinking, a new study has claimed.

42 Chinese websites shut for blackmail

April 28, 2012 at 4:02 PM

Beijing, April 28 (IANS) As many as 42 websites in China have been closed down for their involvement in cases of blackmail that saw them pose as accredited journalists capable of disclosing their victims' "negative information", said authorities.

EU cautious on fully liftting sanction on Myanmar

April 28, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Brunei, Apr 28 (Xinhua-ANI): Europen Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton is travelling to Myanmar on Saturday and open an EU office in Yangon, a further move after the bloc suspended most sanctions on the country earlier this month. However, its members seems still divided on whether to fully and permanently lift the sanctions.

UAE elected to UN Women's executive board

April 27, 2012 at 10:50 PM

New York, April 27 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been elected to the executive board of the UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women or UN Women for a three-year term.

Government given more time to respond to Tejinder's plea

April 27, 2012 at 10:34 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday granted a week's more time to the central government to respond to the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking directions to the army headquarters for withdrawing a March 5 press release containing serious allegations against him.

Resolve Kashmir issue peacefully: UN chief

April 27, 2012 at 8:58 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Welcoming efforts by India and Pakistan to improve their relations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday pressed for a peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue sans violence and violations of human rights.

Afghan situation cause for alarm, concern: UN chief

April 27, 2012 at 8:34 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) In the backdrop of recent terror attacks in Afghanistan, United National Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Friday described the situation there as a source of "a strong sense of alarm and concern" and called for the international security force there to strengthen the Afghan forces to take charge in 2014 when they withdraw.

Tata Sons denies management restructuring in group companies

April 27, 2012 at 8:10 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Tata Sons Friday said it has no plan to restructure the managements of group companies by promoting the non-executive vice chairmen to the post of chairmen once Ratan Tata steps down at the end of this year.

Mumbai attacks accused must be brought to justice: UN chief

April 27, 2012 at 7:54 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Friday asked India and Pakistan to continue with their peace dialogue, saying it is "significant" for both regional and global peace, even as he slammed terrorism and called for bringing to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai terror attacks.

Jayant introduces private bill to amend RTI Act

April 27, 2012 at 7:22 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal MP Jayant Chaudhary Friday introduced a private member's bill in the Lok Sabha to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act to enable the citizens get information from private entities that are part of public private partnership (PPPs) projects.

When I am in India, I am at home: Ban Ki-moon

April 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was Friday conferred an honorary degree of doctor of letters at Jamia Millia Islamia here and told his audience that "when I am in India, I am at home".

Supreme Court reserves order on defamation case against army chief till May 5

April 26, 2012 at 10:12 PM

New Delhi, April 26 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved its order on a defamation case filed against Army Chief General V.K.Singh by Lt. General (retired) Tejinder Singh till May 5.

UN Secretary General arrives in India

April 26, 2012 at 10:11 PM

New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on Thursday to kick start his three day official visit to India from 26-29 April.

India urges UN member nations to continue financial support to health initiatives

April 26, 2012 at 10:09 PM

New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): India on Thursday urged the UN member nations to continue their financial and technical support to public health initiatives.

Eight Taliban militants killed in Afghan Kandahar province

April 26, 2012 at 10:07 PM

Kandahar (Afghanistan), April 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Eight Taliban militants were killed during an operation in southern Afghan province of Kandahar, provincial police chief said on Thursday.

UN offers to help India in checking HIV transmission

April 26, 2012 at 8:42 PM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday said member nations of the world organisation are ready to help India in dealing with polio, malaria, tetanus, measles and HIV transmission-related mortality.

UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrives in India

April 26, 2012 at 8:26 PM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, accompanied by his wife Ban Soon-taek, and senior advisers, arrived in India Thursday on a three-day official visit during which he is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to discuss India's role in the global body, including its reforms.

Court to rule on summoning of army chief May 5

April 26, 2012 at 7:43 PM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday will deliver on May 5 its order on a plea by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking summoning of army chief Gen. V.K. Singh and initiation of defamation proceedings against him for allegedly accusing him of bribery.

Dietary supplements 'do no good and may give you cancer'

April 26, 2012 at 4:03 PM

London, April 26 (ANI): A leading study has warned that millions of people who take dietary supplements to boost their health may be doing themselves more harm than good.

'PM to stand disqualified instantly': Experts

April 26, 2012 at 2:09 PM

Islamabad, Apr 26 (ANI): Experts in Pakistan said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani stands instantly disqualified both as a MNA and as Prime Minister, for "ridiculing the judiciary by flouting its judgments and making a mockery in public meetings", which falls under an independent Article 63(1)(g), and disqualifies any member of Parliament who commits this crime.

Asia's first Legoland to open in September in Malaysia

April 26, 2012 at 1:38 PM

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), April 26 (Xinhua-ANI): Asia's first Legoland is set to open for business on Sept. 15 in Malaysia's southern state of Johor, bringing a new tourist attraction to the country.

Verdict inappropriate, says Gilani

April 26, 2012 at 11:13 AM

Islamabad, April 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, who was convicted Thursday for contempt of court, described the ruling as inappropriate.

China probes preserved fruit additives

April 26, 2012 at 5:53 AM

Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's quality watchdog Wednesday ordered an inspection of the country's major fruit processing units after they were found to use excessive additives in their products.

Sony expects to earn 10 percent of global business from India

April 25, 2012 at 5:49 PM

Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Japanese electronic goods maker Sony is expecting to garner 10 percent of its total global business from India after five years.

Sony to roll out four new DSLR cameras

April 25, 2012 at 5:25 PM

Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Sony will roll out four new digital still cameras in the next couple of months in a bid to increase its market share in the segment, a top company executive said Wednesday.

UN Secretary General Moon to arrive in India on Thursday

April 25, 2012 at 3:45 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon would be on a four day official visit to India from 26-29 April.

Breaking Pak Government not in our interest: US General

April 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): A key US General has said American commanders have come to accept that Pakistani leaders are willing to take only limited steps toward halting the flow of drugs and bomb-making materials to Afghanistan.

Noted sports commentator M.K. Dharmaraja passes away

April 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

New Delhi, April 25, The death occured here this morning of the noted sports commentator, Shri M. K. Dharmaraja, 94, after a brief illness.

Chinese authorities destroy illegal publications ahead of World IP Day

April 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Beijing, April 25 (Xinhua-ANI): Authorities across China on Tuesday destroyed more than 29 million copies of pirated publications and other illegally produced documents ahead of World Intellectual Property Day which falls on April 26.

Pakistan successfully test fires 'nuclear enabled' Hatf IV ballistic missile

April 25, 2012 at 2:01 PM

Rawalpindi, Apr 25 (ANI): Pakistan successfully conducted a test launch of the intermediate-range ballistic missile Hatf IV Shaheen 1A weapon system, demonstrating its capability of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads, a statement from Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

Jamia to confer honorary degree to UN chief

April 25, 2012 at 1:45 PM

New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) will confer an honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) degree to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Former Chinese soccer chief goes on trial for graft

April 25, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Tieling (Liaoning Province), April 25 (IANS) Former Chinese soccer chief credited with leading the Chinese team into their only World Cup finals was put on bribery trial here Wednesday.

CA sets up Asia innovation centre in Hyderabad

April 24, 2012 at 6:28 PM

Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) US software and solutions company CA Technologies has set up its Asia innovation unit at its development centre here in partnership with the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT-H).

Antony tells Commanders modernisation process will get topmost attention

April 24, 2012 at 4:37 PM

New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): Asserting that while modernisation remains the topmost priority of the government, Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Tuesday said this however cannot be done at the cost of a set of core values-transparency, probity and accountability.

Panetta dismisses Iran's US spy drone 'software hacking' claims

April 24, 2012 at 11:56 AM

Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): United States Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has dismissed Iran's claims that it had hacked software of an advanced American spy drone that was brought down on its territory last year, and is now building its own copies of the aircraft.

UN chief to visit India

April 24, 2012 at 11:40 AM

United Nations, April 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart for India April 25 for an official visit, UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said here Monday.

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

April 24, 2012 at 10:20 AM

Jakarta, April 24 (IANS) Mount Lokon in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province erupted Tuesday, an official said here.

Singhvi CD row: Right step to quit, says Congress

April 23, 2012 at 10:28 PM

New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Congress Party on Monday said Abhishek Manu Singhvi took the right decision to resign as party spokesman and Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Law and Justice but refrained from commenting on whether he was directed to do so.

Malhotra hails Randhir's ANOC nomination

April 23, 2012 at 7:40 PM

New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, acting president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), Monday hailed the nomination of six times Olympian and sports administrator Randhir Singh as vice president of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC).

Fuel tank flaw drives Chrysler China recall

April 23, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Beijing, April 23 (Xinhua-ANI): Chrysler China will recall 546 imported 2012 Jeep Compass and Patriot cars from May 30 due to defective fuel tanks, China's top quality watchdog announced on Monday.

SC dismisses plea against Army Chief designate Lt Gen Bikram Singh (Update:Lt Gen Bikram Singh)

April 23, 2012 at 4:12 PM

New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the plea against Army Chief designate Lieutenant General Bikram Singh.

Revealed: UK Border Agency deports one in three illegal immigrants

April 23, 2012 at 3:40 PM

London, April 23 (ANI): The UK Border Agency, the organisation responsible for policing immigration law, could land in problems after figures revealed that less than one in three illegal immigrants caught last year had been deported.

SC seeks file on Lt Gen Bikram Singh's appointment as next Army Chief

April 23, 2012 at 1:48 PM

New Delhi, Apr 23 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to place on record the file pertaining to the appointment of Lt General Bikram Singh as the Army Chief-designate.

Iran claims to have 'hacked' software of captured US spy drone

April 23, 2012 at 10:36 AM

Tehran, Apr 23 (ANI): Iran has reportedly hacked the software of an advanced US spy drone, which came down its territory last year and has started building its own copies of the aircraft.

UAE,Yemen seek to boost ties

April 22, 2012 at 11:56 PM

Sana'a, April 22 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Yemen Sunday held talks to strengthen bilateral relations.

42 provinces in Thailand declared drought disaster zones

April 22, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Bangkok, April 22 (Xinhua-ANI): The Department of Disaster Mitigation and Prevention on Sunday announced drought disaster zones in 42 out of 77 provinces across Thailand.

Gunmen blast cargo train in northern Syria

April 22, 2012 at 9:51 PM

Damascus, April 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Armed groups targeted a cargo train with explosives on Sunday at the outskirts of the northern Idlib province, causing big damages to the train and injuring the train's six-member crew, state-run SANA news agency reports.

Self-driving Cadillacs to roll out by mid-decade

April 22, 2012 at 1:09 PM

Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Cadillac, which is often driven by chauffeurs, has announced that it is developing a technology that could put self-driving cars on the road by the middle of this decade.

UN monitors should be from neutral countries, like BRICS: Syria

April 22, 2012 at 11:17 AM

Damascus, April 22 (IANS) Syria has said it was ready to facilitate UN monitors, but stressed that a majority of them should be from "neutral countries" like BRICS, which also includes India.

Court order on plea against army chief April 26

April 21, 2012 at 9:49 PM

New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday reserved for April 26 its order on a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh against army chief Gen V.K. Singh, who has accused him of bribery.

Kerala CM seeks ASG Rawal's removal from Italian Marine's case

April 21, 2012 at 6:14 PM

Irked with Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Harin Raval's Friday remark in the case of Italian Vessel confinement case, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday sought his removal from the case and asked to replace him by another senior government counsel......

Pak Taliban conducted Bannu jailbreak operation to free Musharaf's murder attempt suspect

April 21, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Islamabad, April 21(ANI): The Pakistan Taliban has said that they conducted the Bannu jailbreak operation to free Adnan Rasheed, the alleged mastermind of the assassination attempt on former president General Pervez Musharraf.

China's mobile phone users exceed 1 bln

April 21, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Beijing, Apr 21 (Xinhua-ANI): Chinese citizens are increasingly relying on mobile phones as a primary method of communication, according to data released by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Friday.

Syria on brink of civil war: Russia

April 21, 2012 at 4:13 AM

Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria faces a catastrophic civil war if both sides in the crisis fail to take advantage of the current ceasefire there, Russia's foreign ministry said.

China can't reach Beijing gold haul in London, says official

April 20, 2012 at 7:33 PM

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will not be able to repeat their Beijing Olympics performance of topping the gold medal tally when they compete at the London Olympic Games, a top sports official has said.

A billion cellphone users in China!

April 20, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Beijing, April 20 (IANS) The number of cellular phone users in China has surpassed one-billion mark following an increase of over 32 million users in the first quarter of this year, the government said Friday.

'Kayani's call for Siachen Glacier's demilitarization has opened window of opportunity'

April 20, 2012 at 5:49 PM

Islamabad, Apr 20(ANI): An editorial in a Pakistan daily has lauded army chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani's comments that the Siachen Glacier should be vacated by troops from both sides and progress towards peace be made with India.

Yechury terms Basu's 'economic reforms' remark to be flimsy excuse

April 20, 2012 at 5:17 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Friday termed Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu's 'major economic reforms unlikely before 2014 polls' remark to be a flimsy excuse.

VFS to provide Thai visa services in Bangalore

April 20, 2012 at 4:29 PM

Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) VFS Global, an outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions, will now collect from Bangalore visa applications of Karnataka residents who want to travel to Thailand.

Russia to test first combat drone in 2014

April 20, 2012 at 4:13 PM

Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will test its first domestically-produced strike unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in 2014, First Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Sukhorukov said Friday.

Bahrain claims security tightened after attack on Force India team

April 20, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Manama, April 20 (ANI): Authorities in Bahrain have claimed that security has been tightened for the Formula One race to be held here after petrol bombs were allegedly thrown near a car taking Force India staff back to their hotel from the Grand Prix circuit.

Western leaders threaten Syria after UN warns of regime failing to honour ceasefire

April 20, 2012 at 1:25 PM

Damascus, Apr 20 (ANI): With the UN warnings that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is not honouring terms of a ceasefire, Western leaders have threatened international intervention, including setting up "humanitarian corridors" across Syria.

CBI team meets army chief over Tatra bribery claims

April 20, 2012 at 1:25 PM

New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team met Army Chief General VK Singh on Friday to seek clarification over his claims that he was offered a bribe of Rs 14 crore by an equipment lobbyist to clear a defence deal.

Pakistani dailies upbeat on Kayani's India statement

April 20, 2012 at 11:01 AM

Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one saying that the army chief's words on "the need for peace with India may open up new possibilities".

Afghan engineers training in Russia: NATO

April 20, 2012 at 6:21 AM

Brussles, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Afghan engineers who will maintain helicopters for the country's armed forces are currently undergoing training in Russia, NATO General Secretary Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said.

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