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Defeated Goa poll candidate wants poll expenses back


September 1st, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) A defeated independent candidate who polled 625 votes in the March assembly polls has written to the Election Commission of India demanding his election expenses back.Trajano ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fish die in Srinagar’s Nigeen Lake


August 6th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 5 (IANS) A large number of fish have died in the Nigeen Lake in Srinagar and the Jammu and Kashmir's fisheries department Sunday attributed the mortality to depletion ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Birla Corp Q1 net down 24 percent


July 28th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Birla Corporation, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla group, Saturday announced a 24.26 percent slide in its net profit to Rs.84.74 crore for the quarter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Centre backs Bihar’s running of MPLADS schemes


July 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The central government Friday told the Supreme Court that the procedure adopted by Bihar for implementing the MP Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Zardari visit ‘very constructive’; Saeed bounty shldn’t impact: US


April 6th, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) Asserting that the $10 million bounty for the conviction of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) founder Hafiz Saeed was not related to US-Pakistan relations, Washington hoped the announcement will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

14,000 trees to fall for Delhi Metro


March 19th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) A total of 14,298 trees are likely to be felled here during the third phase of Delhi metro, the Lok Sabha was informed Monday.Environment Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nuclear plants need to be hardened: Scientist


December 16th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Post-Fukushima, nuclear plants across the globe need to be hardened and re-evaluated beyond the design basis to withstand natural calamities and hazards, an energy scientist said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

New actors are lured by glamour: Rajendra Gupta


November 21st, 2011 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Well-known TV and theatre actor Rajendra Gupta, who featured in the Limca Book of Records for doing maximum number of television serials, says most ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mayawati attacks centre on prices


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Attacking the centre over high food prices which were "impacting the pace of development", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday asked for more central funds ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Competition watchdog approves Danone’s acquisition of Wockhardt arm


September 18th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the proposed acquisition of the nutrition business of pharmaceuticals firm Wockhardt by global dairy major Danone.The deal ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Petrol hike will push diesel car demand: CSE


September 15th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) NGO Centre for Science and Environment said Thursday's petrol price hike will further push demand for diesel vehicles which, in turn, will have an adverse ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Online lottery legalised by Mamata government: CPI-M


September 12th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Former West Bengal finance minister and Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Asim Dasgupta Monday alleged that by imposing charge on online lottery the Trinamool ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BJP expresses concern over Anna Hazare’s health


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday expressed concern over the health of Anna Hazare, whose fast for a stronger Lokpal (ombudsman) bill continued for the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Windmills of distress in Rajasthan’s tourism industry


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaisalmer, Aug 15 (IANS) Hundreds of windmills dotting Rajasthan's sandy dunes to harness power are having an adverse effect - they are hitting the state's booming tourism industry.Around 1,600 windmills ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Absence of Hawkeye can prove costly for England: Flower


July 27th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower fears the absence of the Hawkeye from the Decision Review System (DRS) could be a major obstacle in their quest to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tests on energy drinks soon, BJP activists told


July 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Maharashtra government plans to carry out tests to verify claims made by major energy drinks manufacturers about the caffeine content in their beverages, an ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhiites set to witness darkest lunar eclipse


June 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Some will visit the Nehru Planetarium while others will arm themselves with telescopes and take their places on their terraces -- Delhiites are all set ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Candy packets in Britain to carry health warnings


June 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Like danger signs on cigarette packets, candy and lollipops in Britain would now also need to carry health warnings.The warnings are related to artificial food colouring, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Air India to deploy wide-bodied aircraft on domestic routes (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said it would deploy wide-bodied aircraft between the metros to offer more seats and reduced fares to make up for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India to deploy wide-bodied aircraft on domestic routes


May 9th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said it would deploy wide-bodied aircraft between the metros to offer increased seats and reduced fares to make up for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2G case will not effect alliance with DMK: Congress (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The naming of DMK Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi as a co-accused in 2G spectrum allocation case will not threaten the alliance with the party, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Calcium supplements cause heart problems in women?


April 24th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) There is growing evidence that calcium supplements increase the risk of heart attacks among older women, say researchers.Calcium supplements are often prescribed to older (postmenopausal) women ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Crying babies ‘likelier to have behavioural problems in childhood’


April 21st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Babies who persistently cry and those who have difficulties with sleeping or feeding are more likely to develop behavioural problems in later life, according to a new study.Around ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Emerging economies leading global recovery: IMF


April 11th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) As global recovery continues, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects the world economy to grow at about 4.50 percent in both 2011 and 2012 with emerging ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ponting’s leadership under scrutiny as Cricket Australia begins performance review


March 26th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar.25 (ANI): Ricky Ponting has admitted that his leadership will come under scrutiny, as Cricket Australia begin their performance review, following Australia's exit from the World Cup." Cricket Australia has initiated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Industry happy over iron ore export duty hike


February 28th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee's proposal to enhance export duty for all types of iron ore got the thumbs up from the industry, but export duty exemption for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sachin should win World Cup for us: Kapil


February 15th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15(IANS) World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev feels comments of Indian cricketers that they want to win the Cup for Sachin Tendulkar is just media hype. Kapil hoped it ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ryan Gosling, The ‘Blue Valentine’ Actor Speaks Up Against Censorship


January 24th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. He feels “frustrated” because according to him the ratings have an adverse effect on his audience count and actually keeps away many of them.The movie’s “ NC-17” rating, given in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

ArcelorMittal hikes bid for Canadian iron ore giant


January 1st, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 1 (IANS) Toronto-based Baffinland Iron Mines Corp Friday asked its shareholders to accept ArcelorMittal's higher offer of $1.40 a share or $550.7 million. The world's biggest steel ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

In Loving “Superior Autobiographical Memory” Of Marilu Henner


December 20th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marilu Henner, is not just the "Taxi" babe. She is also blessed with an incredible memory. Recently, scientists conducted a research, to conclude that very few ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kamchatka doesn’t want to get closer to Moscow in time


December 11th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 3,000 people attended a protest rally in Russia's Far East city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Saturday over plans to further cut the time difference between the region ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientist Say a Wandering Mind Causes Sadness


November 12th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some say that mental focus is the key to success, but new research shows that it may also be the road to happiness. CBS reports that according to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Global warming 60m years ago improved Tropical forest diversity


November 12th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Global warming may not have any adverse effect on the Tropical forests, as scientists have suggested that nearly 60 million years ago rainforests prospered at temperatures that were ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Customer-satisfaction surveys ‘can harm your business’


November 4th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new study has indicated that post-service customer surveys, designed to enhance customer experiences, might actually harm a business' relationships with clients.Researchers at the Rice University found that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court Orders Google To Turn Over YouTube Poster’s Name


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:03 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Business consultant Carla Franklin has taken Google to court, and won. Carla petitioned the court to force Google to reveal the identity of a person who was posting ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

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