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Lonely Planet launches customised guides for Indian travellers


September 14th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Lonely Planet has launched a series of guides customised for Indians travelling abroad.The 'Lonely Planet for the Indian Traveller', series of 10 books on Singapore, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

20 years after militancy, bureaucrats keep Chandigarh ‘disturbed’ (Letter from Chandigarh)


August 30th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The threat of militancy ended years ago but Chandigarh continues to be tagged a 'disturbed area' -- thanks to the bureaucracy that wants it to be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Situation vacant for chauffeur worth the Royals


August 15th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A chauffeur's jobs may not get any grander than this, with the British monarchy in search of one to drive Queen Elizabeth II and other royals.Displayed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rihanna sponsors fans’ vacation


August 10th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has reportedly invited five of her favourite fans to her home in Barbados for a vacation.The 24-year-old made the gesture in order ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kardashian sisters searching for model


July 27th, 2012 - 6:53 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian are searching for a model for their new plus-size denim line Kardashian Kurves and have launched a competition to find a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beijingers turn to Weibo to beat floods


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) A group of people in Beijing have turned to Weibo, a social networking site, to help those stranded in rain-triggered floods by offering them free rides, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

130,000 Syrians fled to Jordan since 2011


July 9th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Amman, July 9 (IANS) Jordanian Prime Minister Fayez Tarawneh has said that about 131,000 Syrians have entered Jordan since 2011 when the unrest started in Syria, the state-run Petra news ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Trainee pilot arrested for engineer’s murder


July 8th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 8 (IANS) A trainee pilot, who was the the prime suspect in the murder of an engineer in November 2010, has been arrested, police said Sunday. Six others ... Read more...

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Indian sportspersons stranded in Sweden returning home


June 30th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Ninety-two veteran Indian sportspersons stranded in Sweden are returning home after the Indian embassy came to their rescue and asked their travel agency to arrange for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Frame scheme for displaced Kashmiri bureaucrats’


June 1st, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the central government to frame a rehabilitation scheme for displaced retired Kashmiri bureaucrats here, and quashed the eviction notices ... Read more...

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Valid passports must for Indian Haj pilgrimage from 2012


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The government has brought about changes in the Haj pilgrimage programme and a key one is that all pilgrims must have a valid passport, External ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

27/30: Bihar’s Super 30 shines again in IIT-JEE results


May 18th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 18 (IANS) In another big score, 27 of the 30 students from Bihar's Super 30, a free coaching centre for underprivileged students, have cracked the highly competitive Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Peaceful Sri Lanka records increase in tourists


April 18th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka has recorded an increase in the number of tourist arrivals in March, according to data released by the Tourist Board Wednesday.The most number of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dutch man fathers 82 kids


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) In a bid to help childless women become mothers, a 42-year-old Dutch man launched a free "baby making" service nine years ago. The man has sex ... Read more...

Posted in World |

70 percent east Delhi buildings prone to quake-damage


April 12th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) An estimated 70 percent of buildings in east Delhi were prone to damage in an earthquake, Delhi Lt Governor Tejendra Khanna said Thursday and called ... Read more...

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Pakistani government plans novel housing move


March 20th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) The Pakistani government plans to ask its employees occupying 28,000 official residences across the country to vacate so that they can be used for commercial purposes.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Delhi Police gets Rs. 3,867 crore


March 17th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Delhi Police has been allocated Rs.3,867 crore in the union budget for 2012-13.Of the total, Rs.3,606 crore is for training and technology upgradation of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sarkozy says he will trim migrants quota


March 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 7 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Tuesday said if re-elected, he would cut immigration flow to half. "Our system of integration is working more and more badly, because ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FIFA concerned about Brazil’s preparedness for 2014 World Cup


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Football's world governing body FIFA has raised serious concerns about Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup saying that "things are not moving in Brazil".FIFA's secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Peyton Manning makes donation to scholarship fund


February 20th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Tennessee alum Peyton Manning has increased his donation to the school’s scholarship fund which was instituted in 1998. Manning and wife Ashley made the donation ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jamia to build hostel for Kashmiri students


February 9th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Jamia Millia university is building a hostel for students from Jammu and Kashmir as part of confidence building measures for the people from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Three dead as boat catches fire in Antarctica


January 11th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least three crew members of a South Korean fishing boat are thought to have died when their vessel caught fire in Antarctica Wednesday, officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now call to book train tickets


October 19th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Booking train tickets by a phone call would soon be possible.Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will start a new enquiry number (138) that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi blast: Detained Kashmiris’ credentials found correct


September 10th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 10 (IANS) The credentials of two men from Jammu and Kashmir, detained in Rajasthan on the basis of their resemblance to the sketches of suspects in the Delhi ... Read more...

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Janardhana Reddy moves bail petition


September 6th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 6 (IANS) Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy and Obulpuram Mining Co (OMC) managing director Srinivasa Reddy, arrested Monday for illegal mining, moved a bail petition before a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

88 dead in Pakistan floods


September 5th, 2011 - 6:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 88 people have died and around eight million affected by floods in Pakistan's southern Sindh province and eastern Punjab province, a top official said.Zafar ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Murdered Nepali woman’s body found in tank


July 26th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A 27-year-old Nepali woman was murdered and her decomposed body was found in a water tank of her residence in west Delhi, police said Monday."Asha's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Staring at mobile screens taxes eyes


July 22nd, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Prolonged viewing on mobile devices and other 3D devices taxes your eyes, bringing on discomfort, fatigue and even headaches.The root cause may be the demand on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

33 Delhi slum clusters to be removed in October


July 21st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A total of 33 slum clusters in Delhi will be removed from October and those residents eligible for alternate housing will be relocated, Public Works ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Filmmakers shooting in Goa might get tax relief


July 14th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) In a bid to promote Goa as a film shooting destination, the state government is working on a tax relief scheme which aims to refund ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tamil Nadu offers tour of 108 temples


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government would organise a five-day package tour starting July 18 to help pilgrims offer prayers at 108 temples of Goddess Amman in Tamil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Over 40 suburban towns of Beijing to be developed


June 29th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) Beijing plans to develop over 40 suburban towns and will raise 10 billion yuan ($1.55 billion) for it, authorities said.The China Daily reported Wednesday that 5 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Help desk for northeast students


June 16th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) A help desk has been set up to assist students from the northeast in admissions to Delhi University, the Naga Students' Union said here Thursday."Students ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

24 of Bihar’s Super 30 crack IIT-JEE this year


May 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 25 (IANS) After the 100 percent success rate of the last three years, only 24 of 30 students of Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre, have cracked the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jobless Kashmir travel agent attempts self-immolation


May 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 20 (IANS) A local travel agent tried to set himself and four other family members afire here Friday, claiming he had no means to sustain himself and his ... Read more...

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