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GST bill can be passed in current fiscal: Chidambaram


August 28th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The constitution amendment bill to introduce the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime could be passed by parliament by the end of the current financial ... Read more...

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Britain to have database to track down illegal migrants


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Britain is setting up a computer database to track down around 150,000 people who are staying in the country illegally, a media report said Wednesday.Border officials ... Read more...

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Donations pour in after video of bullied NY bus monitor goes viral


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:36 am ICT by BNO News
GREECE, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- Donations continued to pour in from around the world on Friday after a 10-minute video showing the relentless bullying of an elderly New York school bus ... Read more...

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Multi-tasking makes you feel good but hits performance


May 1st, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 1 (IANS) People multitask not because they are good at it but because it makes them feel good, says a new study, which explains why it is so ... Read more...

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Hen sits on wrong nest, hatches ducklings


April 4th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) This Broody hen in Britain has hatched a clutch of ducklings after she nested over the eggs apparently unaware that they had been laid by a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British fuel tanker drivers postpone strike


March 31st, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) British fuel tanker drivers have decided to postpone a strike until after the Easter holidays in early April, the representing union said.Unite, the largest union ... Read more...

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Costa Concordia pumping out 500,000 gallons of fuel


February 13th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian officials have started pumping out fuel from the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise liner. Officials say they expect to pump out about 500,000 gallons of fuel from ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Habitable planet found


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) A potentially habitable planet orbiting a nearby star has been discovered by scientists.With an orbital period of about 28 days and a minimum mass 4.5 times ... Read more...

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Indian-origin MP wants more rights for British crime victims


December 15th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Victims of crime in Britain are to be given more rights, including the power to influence sentencing, under a new law proposed by Indian-origin Conservative MP ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rural jobs scheme floundering in Bengal, say NGOs


November 4th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) There were only 12 days of work per household in West Bengal under the rural jobs scheme MGNREGA as against the national average of 28 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jolie plans Africa trip with kids


August 1st, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie is planning to take her kids on a month-long break to Africa's Sahara Desert.Jolie, who is raising Maddox, nine, Pax, seven, Zahara, ... Read more...

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‘Explosive’ mining report seems to ‘implode’ Karnataka BJP (Karnataka Newsletter)


July 29th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 29 (IANS) From scam-hit Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to backbencher lawmakers of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), everyone Friday proclaimed to be a "disciplined soldier" of the ... Read more...

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Cuban dissident ends month-long hunger strike


June 28th, 2011 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Havana, June 28 (IANS/EFE) A jailed Cuban dissident has ended his nearly month-long hunger strike here after authorities assured him that he will be freed as soon as he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fat substitutes in snacks may trigger weight gain


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Beware of fat substitutes in popular snacks - instead of helping you shed weight, they may promote weight gain, says a new study."These substitutes are meant ... Read more...

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Talks fail, Maruti strike enters 10th day


June 13th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant at Manesar in Haryana continued for the 10th day Monday as talks between workers and management failed to resolve ... Read more...

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Maruti workers’ strike continues, talks fail (Lead, correcting figure in paras four, six)


June 11th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the eighth day Saturday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

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Maruti workers’ strike continues, talks fail


June 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana continued for the eighth day Saturday as talks between the workers and management failed ... Read more...

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Haryana bans Maruti workers’ strike


June 10th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) The Haryana government Friday banned the ongoing strike at the manufacturing plant of India's biggest car manufacturer Maruti, at Manesar near Gurgaon.Minister of State for Labour ... Read more...

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Strike at Maruti’s Manesar plant enters sixth day


June 9th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The strike at Maruti Suzuki's plant in Manesar town of Haryana entered its sixth day Thursday with talks between the workers and management failing to ... Read more...

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Fifth day of strike at Maruti’s Manesar plant


June 8th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The strike at the Maruti Suzuki plant in Haryana's Manesar town entered its fifth day Wednesday with talks between the workers and management failing to ... Read more...

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Police security for Sathya Sai Baba aide, doctors


April 26th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 26 (IANS) Police have provided security to Sathya Sai Baba's caregiver Satyajit in view of alleged threats to his life.Security has also been stepped up for ... Read more...

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Crucial meet of Sathya Sai trust after funeral


April 25th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 25 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust will meet to take some key decisions after Sathya Sai Baba's last rites Wednesday, with his death leaving a big ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Contraceptive pill, smoking linked to childhood stroke risk


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Researchers have found the combined effects of oral contraceptives plus smoking or anaemia as one of the risk factors of childhood stroke.Researchers are calling for clear guidelines on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UAE lifts ban on birds’ imports from Gulf countries


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has lifted a temporary ban on the imports of birds and their by-products from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.Rashid Ahmed Bin Fahad, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Punjab, Haryana procure over 10 mn tonnes of paddy


October 28th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana have procured over 10 million tonnes of paddy in the first 28 days of the procurement season, food and supplies officials said here Thursday.In Punjab, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brit Indian dentist guilty of offering patient discount in exchange for sex


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): An Indian dentist in Britain has been found guilty of pestering a female patient of his for sexual favours in return for discounted treatment.Chammelle Courtney, 37, a mother-of-five, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Physical symptoms prevalent in all types of cancers regardless of stage


October 12th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): Researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University schools of medicine and nursing have indicated that twenty-two physical symptoms associated with cancer - symptoms often unrecognized and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hatton turned to cocaine after defeat depression, says mother


September 14th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 14 (ANI): Former welterweight and light-welterweight world champion, Ricky Hatton's mother has claimed that he took refuge in cocaine after he was knocked out and lost his title in his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

One degree drop in mercury can bring extra heart attacks


August 11th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A fall in temperature even by a degree on a single day can bring on 200 extra heart attacks, a study says. Researchers from the London School of Hygiene ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Breast-feeding could save 37,000 babies in a year in Bangladesh


August 4th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) The lives of nearly 37,000 babies in Bangladesh in a year would be possibly saved by starting breast-feeding within an hour of birth, the government said Wednesday. Referring to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit man travels across the globe for free using Twitter


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, Aug 2 (ANI): A British man has travelled across the globe free of cost using only Twitter as he got his journey sponsored from fellow users.Paul ... Read more...

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Internet security expert uses fictitious character to show risks of social networking


July 25th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): Internet security specialist Thomas Ryan, who invented the character of "Robin Sage," has demonstrated some of the risks of social networking and will attend the 'Black Hat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan most holiday-deprived nation in developed world


June 24th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24(ANI): A new survey has found that Japan is the most holiday-deprived nation in the developed world, with its workers taking just an average nine days off a year.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amityville House Put To Sale After 13 Years


May 29th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the latest reports, the 108 Ocean Avenue house at Amityville, that became famous after the 1970s horror flick 'Amityville Horror' is on sale in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Amityville Horror House Is Up For Sale


May 29th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The massive and rather infamous Dutch Colonial house at Amityville in America, which the renowned couple, George and Kathleen Lutz, moved into, is now up ... Read more...

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