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GM to launch more dealerships


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) As the launch of its much awaited hatchback Sail U-Va nears, American automobile major General Motor Friday said that it is increasing the number of ... Read more...

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Two-fly limit for Beijing public loos


May 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Public toilets in Beijing must contain no more than two flies per stall, according to a bizarre new directive issued to washroom attendants, it was reported ... Read more...

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Now, Archana Kochhar designs for metrosexual men (With Image)


April 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) It seems like designing for men is the latest trend among female designers. Archana Kochhar is the latest to join the list, which aleady has ... Read more...

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Infotech can improve healthcare in India: Nasscom


January 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Jan 30 (IANS) Information technology (IT) can make healthcare accessible and affordable to more people in the country, industry lobby the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals to expand Sugar Clinic network


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Apollo Group of Hospitals Wednesday announced the expansion of their diabetes clinics - Sugar Clinics - from 13 to 100 in 90 days.The group will ... Read more...

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‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’ announced


July 21st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three retail editions of Star Wars: The Old Republic have been announced by BioWare. The new games will range from the cost of $60 to $150. ... Read more...

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Special concessions for disabled, media


February 25th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday offered special concessions for the physically challenged and mediapersons."At present, physically handicapped persons are not entitled for concessions on Rajdhani and ... Read more...

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Pakistani hotel introduces braille menu for blind


December 4th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 4 (IANS) A hotel in Islamabad has introduced a menu in braille for its visually impaired guests on World Disability Day.Serena Hotel Islamabad has become the first hotel in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hulu Plus All Set to Launch on PS3


November 6th, 2010 - 12:04 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Hulu’ became accessible yesterday to all owners of the 2010 Sony Bravia HDTV, and is due to become available to all PlayStation 3 owners by next week, if ... Read more...

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Central government favours disabled-friendly buildings


October 6th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) To provide easy accessibility to people with disabilities in state government buildings, main hospitals and universities, the central government Wednesday invited proposals from the states for central ... Read more...

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Rohtang Tunnel work launched by Sonia Gandhi


June 28th, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Solang (Himachal Pradesh), June 28 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday laid the foundation stone for the world's longest tunnel at an altitude of over 13,300 feet under the Rohtang Pass ... Read more...

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Players discussed threat of ‘match fixing’ during IPL: Gilchrist


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5(ANI): Former Australian wicket keeper and Deccan Chargers captain Adam Gilchrist has revealed that the threat of 'match fixing' was a topic of conversation among players in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Green signal for paternity suit against Tiwari


May 10th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) In an apparent setback to former Andhra Pradesh governor N.D. Tiwari, the Supreme Court Monday asked the Delhi High Court to go ahead with the paternity suit ... Read more...

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There are no bad trends in fashion: Marc Jacobs


April 20th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) There is no such thing as "bad trend" in fashion as people are able to take different looks and make it work for them, American fashion designer Marc ... Read more...

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1 in 3 women, 7 in 10 men watch porn on net: Oz study


February 10th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 10 (ANI): One in three Aussie women and seven in 10 men watch online porn, a new study has revealed.The objective of research, led by Dr Gomathi Sitharthan at the ... Read more...

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Indonesia wants more Indian tourists


January 28th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Indonesia wants to increase Indian tourist arrivals to the country by nearly five times in five years, and is keen to lure them to its other attractions, ... Read more...

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Disabled to march Dec 3 to reiterate demands


November 24th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Hundreds of disabled people along with their supporters are expected to take part in a 'Walk to Freedom' march in the capital on Dec 3 on the ... Read more...

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‘Cow head’ protest a serious issue: Malaysian Home Ministry


September 4th, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep. 4 (ANI): The Malaysian Home Ministry has said that it considers last week's 'cow's head' protest against a temple relocation proposal in Shah Alam city as a very serious ... Read more...

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UN Special Envoy says insecurity, violence may keep Afghans away from prez polls


August 10th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Kabul (Afghanistan), Aug.10 (ANI): The United Nations Special Envoy for Afghanistan, Kai Eide, has said that insurgency-linked insecurity may keep some Afghan voters away from the August 20 presidential elections.Calling on ... Read more...

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Hotels to be disabled friendly by Commonwealth Games


August 5th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In an effort to keep abreast with international norms, hotels in India will adopt changes to become disabled friendly by next year, the tourism ministry said here ... Read more...

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Only 310 districts have mobile medical units


July 3rd, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today said that out of 595 districts of the country only 310 district were covered with mobile medical units and the ... Read more...

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Diminishing self-control may explain why elders gamble


June 5th, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 5 (IANS) Gambling problems among elders may stem from decreased self-control, caused by age-related decline in the frontal lobes of their brain. "These results raise the possibility that increased gambling ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

“I’m Coming Back To Make Another Film In Mumbai”: Danny Boyle Caught In Face-To-Face In Mumbai


June 2nd, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K Jha Danny Boyle says coming to Mumbai feels like coming home. Being one of the minuscule minority who didn't enjoy Slumdog Millionaire I thought Danny for me was a ... Read more...

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Rights group hails upcoming polls as disabled friendly


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Pleased with the special provisions for handicapped to vote in the upcoming general elections, rights groups Monday said the 2009 Lok Sabha polls have been made disabled ... Read more...

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Northeast to get dedicated air services: Mani Shankar Aiyar


January 7th, 2009 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) After nearly two years of tender submissions and bidding, the ministry for development of northeastern region-DoNER has tied up with Indian Airlines to have dedicated air services ... Read more...

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‘Men more enthused about online creative work than women’


June 25th, 2008 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Men appear more enthused or active in sharing creative work online than women, though both engage in Net-based creative pursuits almost equally. In a new study, almost two-thirds ... Read more...

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Home Minister reviews implementation of development schemes in naxal affected areas


May 28th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi , May 28 (ANI): Union Home Minister Shivraj V. Patil today reviewed the implementation of various development schemes in naxal-affected districts.The meeting lasting over two hours and it ... Read more...

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UN chief flies to Myanmar to facilitate aid


May 22nd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by admin
Yangon, May 22 (ANI): The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday flew to Myanmar to press upon the ruling military junta to allow full-blown international aid effort for the 2.4 million ... Read more...

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Alternative IT hub to be developed near Kolkata


March 15th, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by admin
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, March 15 (IANS) West Bengal, where the IT and ITeS sector is growing at a galloping 71 percent, is gearing up to develop an alternative IT hub near here ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Marketing Madhya Pradesh tourism is a challenge: Jyotiraditya Scindia


March 9th, 2008 - 2:26 pm ICT by admin
(Interview) By Azera Rahman Gwalior, March 9 (IANS) Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, MP and scion of the erstwhile royal family of Gwalior, says Madhya Pradesh has much to offer tourists but it is "not marketed ... Read more...

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