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Indraprastha Gas quarterly net profit rises 6 percent


July 28th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) Saturday posted a six percent increase in net profit at Rs.85 crore for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.80 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pranab son’s request to father: get Sarabjit freed


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit has one request for his father - get Sarabjit Singh and other Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails freed soon."As ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rockers are treated like orphans: Suraj Jagan (With Image)


July 9th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Singer Suraj Jagan, one of the pioneers of the Indian rock scene, says the genre is not readily accepted by masses and rockers all ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian stars have marginal acceptance abroad: Gulshan


July 8th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Gulshan Grover, who has worked in international movies, says that the acceptability of Indian movies and actors abroad is bare minimum."Acceptability of Indian stars and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Female condom fails to gain popularity


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 3 (IANS) The female condom manufactured by HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL) appears to have not gained wide acceptability in the country, sales figures show. Only 38,000 pieces were ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pranab Mukherjee deserved it, say family members (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Expressing happiness over Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee being nominated the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential candidate, his family members Friday said he is the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

My father most suitable candidate for president’s post: Abhijit Mukherjee


June 15th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Soon after the announcement of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential candidate, his son Abhijit Mukherjee expressed happiness and ... Read more...

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Protest belies long tradition of cartoons in India (Comment)


May 18th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
The uproar over a cartoon in a school textbook and the undue haste shown by the government in withdrawing the book were both out of place and uncalled for. This, apart ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Saif steals a march over Abhay-Genelia’s zombie movie! (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) "Rock The Shaadi" could have been the first zombie film from Bollywood to come out, but its lead actress Genelia D'Souza's wedding plans have pushed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Saif steals a march over Abhay-Genelia’s zombie movie!


January 6th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) "Rock The Shaadi" could have been the first zombie film in Hindi to hit the screens, but its lead actress Genelia D'Souza's wedding plans have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Working on Lokpal bill, Anna should be patient: Government (Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The government Friday said it will bring a strong Lokpal bill to parliament next week and asked Anna Hazare to have patience before he ... Read more...

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Special cabinet meeting on Lokpal likely Monday


December 16th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The special cabinet meeting to discuss and approve the contentious Lokpal bill is likely to be shifted to Monday, government sources told IANS.The meeting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CPI-M admits failures at all levels in Bengal


October 5th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday admitted it had failed to read the mood of the people, who voted it out to end its 34-year ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar’s ruling JD-U is against Modi for PM’s post


September 18th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leaders have not only kept away from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast, but raised voices against Modi being projected ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Why Omar should focus on progress, not Congress (Kashmir Newsletter)


June 14th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has emphasized that he will not have to give up his chair in favour of the coalition partner, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rihanna defends her ‘Man Down’ video


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The music video of Rihanna’s song “Man Down” was premiered on BET last Tuesday. Just days after the video was released, some parents have slammed the ... Read more...

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Rihanna, Aguilera’s gigs at ‘X Factor’ 2010 final ‘not too raunchy’


April 21st, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Rihanna and Christina Aguilera's raunchy performances on X Factor 2010 final have been cleared by the media watchdog despite nearly 3,000 complaints.Both stars wore skimpy clothing and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sabyasachi to design exclusive clothes for Wills Lifestyle


April 6th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Wills Lifestyle, the brand that backs the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), has completed 10 years and to mark the occasion, it has collaborated ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Arjun not interested in cameos, but does one for David Dhawan


February 10th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Feb 10 (IANS) He doesn't want to do cameos right now, but Arjun Rampal has agreed to play a small part in David Dhawan's "Rascals" and ... Read more...

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‘Female participation in Go-karting on the rise’


January 13th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) As 5,000 school students gear up for the third season of the Amaron Karting Challenge in Goa later this month, the organisers of the event Thursday claimed the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Amritsar looks at trade revival - with Pakistani help


December 20th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, Dec 20 (IANS) Amritsar, Sikhism's holy city which was an important business centre in northern India at one time, is looking to revive trade with help from an unexpected ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Deepika & Imran Patch Up Through Zen Mobile


November 29th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 29, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Deepika & Imran will be seen communicating with each other through Zen Mobile in their upcoming film, Break Ke Baad.After the success of such films as Mujhse ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Garlic could help treat hypertension


November 17th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A new study has suggested that garlic may be useful in addition to medication to treat high blood pressure.As part of the research, Australian doctors enrolled 50 patients ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Big Brother’ surveillance in Britain goes beyond limits of acceptability: Report


November 12th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12(ANI): A new report has raised an alarm over Britain's 'Big Brother' surveillance onslaught, saying that it is intruding into private lives of people in the country.The Surveillance Studies Network ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Contraceptive gel may replace pills


October 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) A contraceptive gel may soon replace the birth control pill, researchers say. Rubbing a bit of the clear gel into the arms, legs, shoulders and abdomen every day ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BBC Show ‘Top Gear’ featured by ‘60 Minutes’


October 26th, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The television show by ‘CBS’ news magazine known as ‘60 Minutes’ featured a huge hit television series called ‘Top Gear’ on Sunday night’s episode, showing the success of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government clueless about anarchy in Kashmir: Advani


August 8th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Terming the situation in Kashmir as one "of total anarchy", with the government "clueless" about dealing with it, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

With Peepli Live, T-Series, And Aamir Khan Renew Their Longstanding Equation


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Be it the melodious Taare Zameen Par or the upbeat Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na, T-Series and Aamir Khan Productions have always churned out chart busters.No ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Not just a handmaiden: Critical role of social science in HIV Prevention Research


May 25th, 2010 - 2:45 am ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant – CNSIt is well understood that both the efficacy and effectiveness of HIV Prevention research trial products (such as microbicides) depends upon their actual use by the clinical trial ... Read more...

Posted in Feature, Health |

Subrata Mukherjee joins Trinamool


May 5th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Subrata Mukherjee, the working president of the West Bengal state Congress unit, Wednesday formally joined the Trinamool Congress, accusing his former party of being hand-in-glove with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sibal stresses on increasing students’ enrollment in Open Schools


February 15th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday in a step aimed at enhancing the acceptability of open schooling system, emphasized on the need for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Advani to attend Basu’s funeral in Kolkata


January 17th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan.16 (ANI): Thousands of people including activists of Communist Party of India (Marxist) turned out in Kolkata city on Sunday (January 17) to pay homage to veteran leader Jyoti Basu, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ferguson escapes FA action over verbal attack on referee


January 5th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson will escape any action from the Football Association over his blast after his side was knocked out by Leeds.The United boss ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Zardari is a criminal, a fraud and a third rater: Musharraf


November 9th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 9 (ANI): The relationship between Asif Ali Zardari and his predecessor Pervez Musharraf is not at all good and it was reflected in an interview when the General called ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Azad bats for therapeutic cloning


September 18th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Friday urged the scientists to tap the potential of therapeutic cloning to heal and regenerate damaged body parts and find treatment for ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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