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Jerusalem, June 19 (IANS) The US technology giant Cisco plans to open a new research and development center in Israel, the company's CEO John Chambers said during his meeting with Israel's Minister of Finance Yair Lapid.
London, June 19 (IANS/EFE) Fourteen watercolour fruit studies by Salvador Dali were sold for the first time Tuesday at an auction in London, fetching a total of 726,000 pounds ($1.13 million).
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Planning Commission Tuesday approved a Rs.59,000-crore Annual Plan for Gujarat.
Riyadh, June 18 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has set up a national e-security centre to protect the country's e-system from hackers, a media report said Tuesday.
Le Bourget (France), June 18 (IANS/EFE) The governor of the Mexican state of Queretaro said Monday that he planned to discuss seven aviation investment projects worth $150 million with different companies during the 2013 Paris Air Show.
Moscow, June 17 (IANS) Russian judo champion Elena Ivashchenko committed suicide last Saturday because of her failure during the London Olympics, a judo official said Monday.
Sydney, June 17 (ANI): Iran' new presidential-elect Hassan Rowhani has hailed his election win as a victory over extremism.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 17 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, rebutting allegations of the Left opposition over a cheating case involving a woman in frequent contact with members of his staff, Monday ruled out his resignation over the matter.
Baghdad, June 17 (IANS) A series of car bombings killed 30 people in different cities of Iraq, reported BBC citing the police and medics Sunday.
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Maharashtra's first integrated centre for cancer to cater exclusively to women was launched here Saturday.
Sydney, June 15 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a lost mediaeval city that thrived on a mist-shrouded Cambodian mountain 1200 years ago.
Rome, June 15 (IANS/AKI) A former senior official in the Italian government has been arrested on suspicion of embezzling 10 million euros of interior ministry funds, police said.
Wellington, June 14 (ANI): A man dialled 999 to complain to police that a prostitute was not as pretty as she claimed after they met in a car park in the dark.
New York, June 14 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan, who was undergoing rehab treatment in the Betty Ford Centre in Rancho Mirage, California, is being transferred to the Cliffside Malibu rehab facility.
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) Goa may have a one-km buffer line around its forests, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Friday, adding that 25 mining lease areas are located within the proposed buffer zone which would ring the state's wildlife sanctuaries.
Los Angeles, June 14 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan was reportedly on the verge of being kicked out of the Betty Ford Centre at Rancho Mirage in California before she moved to Cliffside in Malibu to complete her rehab treatment.
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Israel intends to set up a centre of excellence on agriculture in West Bengal's Hooghly district, its envoy to India said Thursday.
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Hoping that an India-Israel Free Trade Agreement (FTA) would be signed "in the coming months", the Israeli ambassador Thursday said the agreement would be a "strategic game changer" in trade relations between the two countries.
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is ready to join the Federal Front proposed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu told reporters Thursday.
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Infosys Ltd Thursday announced salary increments to eligible employees in India and overseas with effect from July 1 of this fiscal (2013-14).
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is ready to join the Federal Front proposed by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu indicated to reporters Thursday.
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Monsoon showers lashed down on Odisha, with one town, district headquarters of Koraput, recording 163 millimetre rain in the past 24 hours, an official said Thursday.
Chennai, June 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said here that the next central government in 2014 would be friendly to the state.
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd is expanding its operations in Germany and plans to hire about 1,000 techies over the next three years, the global software major said Wednesday.
London, June 12 (ANI): Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has once again expressed his desire to leave Liverpool and join Real Madrid as he is reportedly frustrated at fans' continuous abuse of him following an incident where one of his fans pretended to bite him.
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Nearly 30,000 people from Odisha led by BJD president and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik gathered at Ramlila Maidan in Delhi Wednesday to protest against the centre's apathy towards the state's demand for the special category status.
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday inaugurated the semi-open prison complex and beauty culture centre in Tihar Jail here.
NEW DELHI, June 11 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Tuesday said there was need for a consensus on setting up a National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but his ministry did not have plans to move the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) on the issue.
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft India Tuesday announced its partnership with city-based JIS Group for setting up its innovation centre here.
Washington, June 11 (IANS) A seasoned Pakistani journalist known for courageous muckraking reports and a reporter investigating corruption in Russia have won a prestigious journalism award.
London, June 11 (ANI): Future homes and workplaces are set to be transformed into complex food production systems becoming self-sufficient in meat, fish, vegetables and fruit, according to a research.
Moscow, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian city of Kolomna is bidding to host the 2016 world single distance speedskating championships.
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) Specialist doctors favour low-cost devices to reduce maternal mortality and ensure better healthcare for women in India.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The May 25 Maoist strike on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh was an attack on democracy and India will not accept the pernicious doctrine, said an all-party resolution Monday, condemning the incident.
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Monday turned down the demand for passing a resolution in the state assembly for separate statehood to the Telangana region.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Monday assured the Kerala assembly that his government would work for uplifting the tribal community in Attapadi in Palakkad district.
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Iran has announced setting up of its first space-monitoring centre in Delijan to track objects passing in the orbit overhead, which US fears may also be used to develop long-range missiles.
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has opened a space centre to enable itself to monitor and observe space objects and satellites passing through the country's atmosphere, a media report said Sunday.
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi took a veiled dig at union Law and Justice Minister Kapil Sibal Sunday, saying he has no knowledge of law, despite being a lawyer and law minister.
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) Youth of the country need to be given a direction so that India can reap its demographic dividend, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said here Sunday.
Tehran, June 9 (IANS) Iran Sunday opened a new space centre to monitor and observe space objects and satellites passing through the country's upper atmosphere.
Dubai, June 9 (IANS/WAM) A new district will be created in Dubai which will be dedicated to developing the Emirate's fashion, design and luxury sectors.
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Condemnation of the recent rebel attack on a Congress convoy in Chhattisgarh reflected strongly in a resolution on security passed Saturday by the BJP's national executive here, as the party blamed the Congress for the escalating Maoism and terrorism.
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu Saturday vowed to win all the Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the next year's general elections while condemning the centre for acting against federalism.
Bhubaneswar, June 8 (IANS) The southwest monsoon arrived in Odisha Saturday, two days ahead of its usual schedule, an official said.
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) In a surprise move, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar has secured the resignations of all his party ministers at the centre and in Maharashtra, a top party official said here late Friday.
Kingston (Jamaica), June 7 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica has recruited the services of Los Angeles Clippers centre Ryan Hollins for this year's Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) World Championships.
Dubai, June 7 (IANS) The Indian consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has made a fresh appeal for volunteers from the Indian community to help Indian workers who have been affected by a new labour policy in that Gulf country.
Panaji, June 7 (IANS) The Nationalist Congress Party Friday accused Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar of doublespeak, and asked why was Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, if he had so much potential, not allowed to campaign in Goa in March 2012.
Bhopal, June 7 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee, who inaugurated the State Tribal Museum here last evening, has expressed hope that the museum can serve as a resource centre for researchers, scholars, students exploring various aspects of tribal culture.
Los Angeles, June 7 (IANS) Singer Demi Lovato was asked to sign a "suicide contract" when she was seven years old.
Bhopal, June 6 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday inaugurated a tribal museum here and said it can serve as a useful focal point for facilitating a dialogue and mutual exchange between tribal and urban societies.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The country's highest krishi vigyan kendra (farm science centre) will be set up at Nyoma in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir at a height of about 14,000 feet, an official said Thursday.
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) Kerala has been allocated Rs.403 crore in the current fiscal under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) scheme for universal education, state Education Minister Abdu Rabb said here Thursday.
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Pippa Middleton has revealed that she once planned to wear 'Tennis Whites' to her own wedding.
Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen reportedly wants his sons with ex-wife Brooke Mueller to live with his other former wife Denise Richards, permanently.
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said the central government has expressed its inability to provide security forces for deployment during the panchayat polls in the state next month.
Ankara, June 5 (IANS) Turkish football giant Fenerbahce announced Wednesday that they were in talk with Portugal's Bruno Alves for a move from Russia's Zenit St. Petersburg.
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The steel service centre (SSC) market is expected to log accelerated growth in the next five to 10 years as industries like automotives, white goods, fabricators and others need to reduce their inventory costs to be competitive, according to consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday urged the chief ministers to set aside their political and ideological divides and collectively fight terrorism, communal violence and Left-wing extremism.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Chief ministers of parties not belonging to the ruling dispensation at the centre expressed strong reservations Wednesday over the proposed National Counter Terrorism Centre. Some Congress chief ministers too expressed concern.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jaylalithaa Wednesday said modern India has a perceptible telescoping tension and intolerance, threatening society and making it more confrontationist.
London, June 5 (ANI): Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has insisted that he does not want to convert to being a midfielder and intends to play as a centre-forward if he is stay on at Old Trafford.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said that though much progress had been made in dialogue with insurgent groups in the northeast, the security situation there continues to be complex.
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Wednesday voiced concern over Sikh militancy being fanned by the ISI in Pakistan as well as the high quality of counterfeit Indian currency being pushed inside India from across the border.
London, June 5 (ANI): George Michael will not face any charges after falling out of a moving car on a motorway.
Sydney, June 5 (ANI): After making Asian-origin cricketers Fawad Ahmed and Gurinder Sandhu as its new faces of Australian cricket's million-dollar drive towards multiculturalism, Cricket Australia (CA) has now appointed Iranian-origin Sam Almaliki as its new senior manager for community engagement to dispose of its 'pale, male and stale' image.
Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Dubai-based Majid Al Futtaim Ventures LLC selected Indian global software major Wipro Ltd as its strategic IT partner for five years, the group company said Tuesday.
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Manama, June 4 (ANI): The first dedicated sports centre for women has been formally opened in Saudi Arabia, in a move which heralds more steps for women's empowerment in the country.
Riyadh, June 4 (IANS/AKI) A pioneering "women-only" sports centre has opened in Saudi Arabia's eastern city of Khobar.
Los Angeles, June 4 (IANS) Singer-songwriter LeAnn Rimes says she was afraid to be alone before she went to rehab last year.
Bangalore, June 3 (IANS) Indian IT bellwether Wipro Ltd has invested $5 million (Rs.2.8 crore) in US-based Axeda Corporation for software service support to deliver machine-to-machine (M2M) applications to its global customers, the company said late Monday.
Washington, June 3 (IANS) Indiana Pacers centre Roy Hibbert was fined $75,000 by the National Basketball Association (NBA) for "inappropriate language".
Moscow, June 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian launch vehicle carrying an SES-6 telecommunications satellite Monday lifted off from Kazakhstan's Baikonur space centre.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Counselling for admission to post-graduate courses in government medical colleges would now be held online, officials said Sunday.
Rio de Janeiro, June 2 (IANS) England's attacking options have been further depleted by the withdrawal of Manchester United striker Danny Welbeck from Sunday's friendly against Brazil at the refurbished Maracana Stadium.
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Gulshan Kumar has come a long way from being the polio-stricken wheelchair-bound son of a washerman to performing in the House of Commons in London.
Sydney, June 2 (ANI): A recent study has found that Australians are becoming addicted to their mobile phones for checking work emails even on holidays or weekends.
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) An electrical glitch in the rocket Saturday forced the Indian space agency to put off its first regional navigation satellite (IRNSS-1A) launch June 12 by two weeks from its spaceport at Sriharikota.
Brussels, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO defence chiefs will meet in Brussels next week to review measures for protecting member countries from cyber attacks, a diplomatic source said Friday.
Belo Horizonte, May 31 (IANS) Goalkeeper Victor saved a stoppage-time penalty to earn Atletico Mineiro a dramatic 1-1 draw with Tijuana and hand the Brazilian club a berth in the Copa Libertadores semifinals on away-goals.
Ankara, May 31 (IANS) Turkish football club Galatasaray has signed a contract with Aurelien Chedjou from French Lille club.
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Corruption is a major hindrance for starting businesses in India, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shashi Tharoor said here Friday.
Sydney, May 31 (ANI): Software giant Microsoft would be launching a revision to its latest Windows with a free update called Windows 8.1 later this year, aimed at simplifying the OS functioning but has no plans to bring back the start menu.
Madrid, May 30 (IANS) Real Madrid president Florentino Perez Thursday insisted that his club had not made an offer for Paris Saint Germain (PSG) coach Carlo Ancelotti to replace Jose Mourinho.
Bangalore, May 30 (IANS) The state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) Thursday opened the software defined radio system at its strategic electronic research design centre in Hyderabad.
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Leading super-specialty hospital group Apollo Wednesday unveiled its centre for liver disease and transplantation here to provide advanced liver care.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday announced a slew of health initiatives for tribal areas in Palakkad district, where 28 infants died this year.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): The Antarctic continental ice cap came into existence during the Oligocene epoch, some 33.6 million years ago, according to data from an international expedition.
Paris, May 29 (IANS) World No.1 Novak Djokovic said here that the centre court of Roland Garros needs lights first, considering a roof will not be ready until 2018.
Dortmund, May 29 (IANS) Greek international and former Werder Bremen defender Sokratis Pastathopoulos joined league rivals Borussia Dortmund until 2018.
Berlin, May 29 (IANS) Dortmund's defender Felipe Santana joined rival club Schalke, signing a three-year deal.
Moscow, May 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has announced its defence ministry will purchase a range of new vehicles, as it requires them for transportation of forces and other purposes.
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) The state-run Indian space agency Tuesday opened a navigation centre near Bangalore for a proposed Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), a constellation of seven spacecraft that will enable users to know their location and time accurately.
Kochi, May 28 (IANS) There is no wrongdoing in the leasing out of Cochin Port Trust (CPT) land to UAE businessman M.A. Yusuf Ali to build a convention centre, a trust official said here Tuesday.
Tokyo, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday acknowledged that there are difficulties with some state governments over the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) but said that he is confident it would be implemented in "an appropriate type" by 2014.
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Maoist attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh was an announcement of war, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Tuesday and asked the ruling party at the centre to not politicise the issue.
Melbourne, May 28 (ANI): A company in Melbourne, which was once awarded with the best employer accolade, is in strife after deducting wages from staff members for toilet breaks.
Nalanda (Bihar), May 27 (IANS) Flocked by thousands of scholars and thinkers from far and wide, Nalanda, the ancient seat of learning, was famed the world over as a hub of knowledge. The dream to revive the centre of excellence is taking shape in Rajgir as the Nalanda University.