50th anniversary

Mexico to get its first marine research vessel


September 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Spanish shipmaker Astilleros Armon Vigo is building Mexico's first deep-water fisheries and oceanographic research vessel at a cost of roughly 460 million pesos ($35 million), ... Read more...

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‘Lack of strategic sense caused 1962 Sino-Indian war’


September 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A total lack of strategic sense among the political leadership in New Delhi was the root cause of the bruising 1962 Sino-Indian war, experts said ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to skip Amar Jawan Jyoti


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie will have a packed schedule in India Tuesday, but he will not be visiting Amar Jawan Jyoti, the ... Read more...

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AIFF to felicitate heroes of 1951 and ‘62 Asian Games


August 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be felicitating the surviving members of the gold medal winning 1951 and 1962 Asian Games teams, on the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Doctor Who’ to celebrate its 50th anniversary


August 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TV show ‘Doctor Who will be celebrating its 50th anniversary next year. The show which has been on air on BBC since 1963 will celebrate its ... Read more...

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Gayle’s presence was icing on memorable century: Samuels


July 8th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Stroke-maker Marlon Samuels said Saturday his first international century in the Caribbean had been made even more special by the presence of fellow Jamaican Chris ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

James Bond design art show opens in London


July 6th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new exhibition exploring the famous James Bond theme opens in London to celebrate the 50th anniversary of one of the most influential silver screen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rwanda seeks India’s support for UN seat


June 29th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Projecting its democratic and economic transformation on the 50th anniversary of its independence, Rwanda, a rising economy in east Africa, Friday sought India's backing for ... Read more...

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New logo for Rolling Stones’ 50th anniversary


June 29th, 2012 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) The Rolling Stones band has roped in street artist Shephard Fairey to redesign their iconic logo for their 50th anniversary.The "Brown Sugar" hitmakers unveiled the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why India must become more aware of product designs (June 29 is World Industrial Design Day)


June 28th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
In India, World Industrial Design Day goes as unnoticed as a new film released without any star; yet most of us have come in touch with hundreds of products designed by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sonu Nigam and son enthrall Trinidad audience


June 5th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, June 5 (IANS) Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam, along with his five-year-old son Nevaan, enthralled the audience at an overflowing Centre of Excellence here.Several thousand people packed the centre ... Read more...

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The latest Bond Girl is Berenice Marlohe


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The French Actress Berenice Marlohe is the latest Bond girl to feature in 23rd James Bond movie ‘Skyfall’ which is due to release on November 9, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reduce mining in Goa to one-third: Panel


May 21st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) Mining in Goa has crossed the social and environmental threshold and further ore extraction should be capped at approximately 20 percent of the current levels, recommends ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goa tourism policy may lose its ‘fun’


May 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 20 (IANS) Soon, fun may not be 'in' in Goa.A zero draft of the 'Goa 2035 - Vision and Road map' submitted to the Goa government by a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Poll delays bonus for Goa employees, again


April 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 25 (IANS) Goa government employees, waiting for a one-time bonus announced to them Dec 19 last year, have again been hit by the election code of conduct jinx.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Streep, Kline unite for ‘Romeo And Juliet’


April 19th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 19 (IANS) Hollywood actors Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline will be working together in a special staged reading of "Romeo and Juliet".The reading will be held to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bennett to be honoured in San Francisco


February 12th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) California residents are set to honour the 50th anniversary of Tony Bennett's hit song "I Left My Heart" in San Francisco with a city-wide tribute.The 85-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No Rolling Stones at London Olympics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Mick Jagger and his The Rolling Stones will not perform at a musical concert for the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, a representative of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No Rolling Stones show at London Olympics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Popular band The Rolling Stones will not perform at a musical engagement to mark the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, a representative has said.The ... Read more...

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Jamaica celebrates its 50th independence anniversary


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jamaica is celebrating its 50th independence anniversary this year. They had previously been ruled by Britain and just half a century ago, they attained freedom. Needless to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Goa aims to cash in on Bollywood boom


December 19th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 19 (IANS) There was a Bollywood touch to Goa's celebration of its 50th anniversary of liberation from 450 years of Portuguese rule Monday with a vision document suggesting ... Read more...

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Decentralise tourism in Goa: governor


December 19th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 19 (IANS) Goa Governor K. Sankaranarayanan said Monday that the state should make efforts to decentralise tourism in order to prevent its beaches from getting dirty and overcrowded.In ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goa’s ‘Tuberculosis’ Cunha fought colonial Portuguese cancer


December 18th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
(ATTN NEWS EDITORS: This is the third and last in a series on the 50th anniversary of Goa's liberation Dec 19, 2011. This story is about the man who mentored the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Roadmap aside, urgent issues await Sonia in Goa


December 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 16 (IANS) Even as Congress president Sonia Gandhi, at her public rally here Saturday, promises to lay out Goa's roadmap for a quarter century ahead, there are ... Read more...

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Goa’s freedom fighters disillusioned, to boycott liberation’s 50th anniversary


December 16th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
(ATTN NEWS EDITORS: This is the second in a series of stories on the 50th anniversary of Goa's liberation Dec 19. This story is about the disillusionment of those who fought ... Read more...

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Selja inaugurates Calcutta Painters’ show


December 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Culture Minister Selja Thursday inaugurated the 47th Annual Exhibition of Calcutta Painters at the Lalit Kala Akademi, marking the return of the group to the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Black flags to greet Sonia Gandhi in Goa


December 15th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Intellectuals, literatteurs, educationists, retired bureaucrats and freedom fighters will greet Congress president Sonia Gandhi with black flags during her brief visit to Goa on Dec ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa liberation: Relatively bloodless but indelibly etched in mind (December 19 is the 50th anniversary of Goa’s liberation)


December 15th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
(ATTN NEWS EDITORS: This is the first in a series of stories on the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Goa. This story deals with the effect on the psyche on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa government lambasted on illegal mining in anniversary feature


December 13th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) Constant efforts by the state government to play down the illegal mining scandal in Goa notwithstanding, a feature article released by the Press Information Bureau ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mario was to inaugurate fort on Goa liberation day


December 11th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda, who died Sunday, was due to inaugurate a newly-renovated fort of Reis Magos near here on the 50th anniversary of the liberation ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Freedom fighters to skip Goa liberation celebrations


December 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Freedom fighters who battled the Portuguese before the colonial rulers were eventually chased out of Goa by the Indian Army plan to boycott the high-profile ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nietzsche quote on terror alarm pamphlet


December 7th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 7 (IANS) A controversial Arabic pamphlet found on a chartered flight from Manchester to Goa that triggered a terror alarm here contains a quote of German philosopher ... Read more...

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Arabic pamphlet in Britain-Goa flight triggers alarm


December 7th, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 6 (IANS) A pamphlet published in Arabic found Tuesday in a chartered plane which flew from Manchester airport in Britain to Goa has triggered a security alarm here. ... Read more...

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Champion swimmer Thorpe stays positive despite poor results


November 16th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 16 (IANS) Australia's five-time swimming Olympic champion Ian Thorpe says he is not disappointed about his recent performances and still aims for a medal in next year's London ... Read more...

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Rahul invitation a casual remark: Goa Congress chief


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 3 (IANS) Inviting Rahul Gandhi to deliver a midnight address in the state assembly on the 50th anniversary of Goa's liberation from the Portuguese rule was just ... Read more...

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