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Yamuna Expressway to be aligned Agra-Lucknow highway


August 28th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Monday approved the alignment of the 165-km Greater Noida-Agra Yamuna Expressway with the proposed 274-km Agra-Lucknow road project, a move which will considerably ... Read more...

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Solar system like ours discovered


July 26th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A solar system arranged just like our own has been discovered a thousand light years from the Earth, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The planets, captured by ... Read more...

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New alignment of Sethusamudram not feasible, court told


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was told that an alternate alignment for building Sethusamudram channel in the Palk Strait to facilitate navigation between India and Sri ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hoffenheim ends manager Tanner’s contract


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 23 (IANS) German Bundesliga football side Hoffenheim has ended its contract with manager Ernst Tanner with immediate effect.Head coach Markus Babbel will take over the squad planning for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor making progress: Mukherjee


March 16th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday informed the Lok Sabha that the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) is making significant progress."The DMIC is being developed on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now party for a social cause


January 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Sometimes you party to catch up with friends and sometimes to chill out. Here's a chance to party for a social cause -- the newly-launched ... Read more...

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Seb Cole promises London will not become ’siege city’ during Games


December 29th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Sebastian Coe, the president of London Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee (LOCOG), has promised the local media that the capital would not turn into a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Conspiracy to get rid of Gayle, Sarwan’


December 11th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Dec 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine believes there is a conspiracy afoot to marginalise Chris Gayle, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Daren Ganga because of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shivaji Stadium 95 percent complete: Minister


September 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Shivaji Stadium whose refurbishing was supposed to be done before the Commonwealth Games held here in October last year is now 95 percent complete, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rs.12 bn Pakistani expressway inaugurated


August 31st, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has inaugurated the Rs.12 billion Islamabad-Murree Expressway.Gilani Tuesday unveiled the plaque of the four-lane 50 km long road that winds ... Read more...

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Two killed as monorail slab collapses (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Two employees of Larsen & Toubro were killed when a slab of the under-construction monorail collapsed here Friday evening, an official said.The accident took place when ... Read more...

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German firm to support Maharashtra photovoltaic project


June 17th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) TÜV SÜD, a German multinational, will provide quality assurance services during the realisation of Maharashtra government's a major photovoltaic (PV) power project in Dhule district, an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jairam insists on more forest cover for India


June 5th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Sunday emphasised on increasing the country's forest cover through the Green India Mission, while India played global host to the World ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

PPP, PML-Q strike power-sharing deal


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): The Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) have agreed to form a coalition government and cooperate in the next general elections.It was announced after a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

C.P. Joshi emphasizes need to speed up construction of highways


April 27th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. C.P. Joshi today emphasized the need to speed up the preconstruction activities such as land acquisition and utility shifting ... Read more...

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World’s first electronic glasses to replace bifocals


April 26th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A company has developed electronic spectacles that promise to allow bifocal wearers to switch between different prescription settings for reading and more distant viewing.Part of a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I’ve given my life to Ramjas College: Principal (Interview) (With Images)


March 3rd, 2011 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) He was just 33 years old when he found himself at the helm of a Delhi University college whose financial and administrative systems had collapsed ... Read more...

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Libyan diplomats in India stand up for revolution


February 26th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Days after the Libyan ambassador to India resigned to protest the violent crackdown by Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi on pro-democracy demonstrators, the diplomats of the country's embassy ... Read more...

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Libyan Embassy in Delhi sympathizes anti-government protests


February 25th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Libyan Embassy in New Delhi has sympathized with the families of the people, who have lost their lives during protests against the regime of Colonel Muammar ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak wants UN development aid better ‘aligned’ with national goals, priorities


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 23 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has called for better alignment of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) assistance with Pakistan's national development goals and priorities.Gilani made the call ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

New Zodiac Signs To Result In Changes In 2011 Predictions?


January 15th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Are the predictions which have already been made for 2011 going to a change? Ever since the Minnesota Planetarium Society declared that there has been some ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moon’s Gravitational Pull Brings In New Zodiac Signs?


January 14th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent news of the new zodiac signs has taken the nation by storm after a leading daily reported the new changed signs in horoscope. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Only three in ten Americans consider themselves ‘Democrats’: Poll


January 7th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Only three in ten Americans consider themselves Democrats, according to the latest poll.The Politico quoted a Gallup poll as saying that the latest figure ties the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Union Bank hikes lending rate by 50 bps


December 27th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) The government-run Union Bank of India Monday raised the base rate, the minimum rate at which banks lend, by 50 basis points (bps) to 9 percent, in line ... Read more...

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Afridi says Eden Park not fit to host ODI


December 27th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Dec. 27 (ANI): Pakistan cricket captain Shahid Afridi has said that the redeveloped Eden Park cricket ground here is okay for Twenty20 internationals, but not for 50-over one-day ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sony India expects digital camera sales to grow 50 percent


December 16th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) Sony India expects its digital camera sales revenue to grow 50 percent from Rs.600 crore to Rs.900 crore by March 2011, a top company official said here Thursday."We ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

LHC to be run for an extra yr to find the Higgs particle


December 11th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): Scientists at CERN are planning to run the Large Hadron Collider for an extra year in order to find the Higgs particle - part of the mechanism ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The Obama visit to India (Part-II)


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Salim HaqYet, the feeling is that the security alignment with Pakistan would continue to remain important for the US, in Afghanistan and the war on terror. Pakistan is clearly seen ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India wants cooperative ties with China: Menon


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.2 (ANI): India wants cooperative ties with China, said National Security Adviser Shiv Shankar Menon on Tuesday.Participating in a FICCI-organised Sino-Indian interaction, Menon said: "We want a cooperative relation with ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi HC lawyer charges Audi India with selling defective Rs.40 lakh car


October 28th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): The Indian unit of German car manufacturer Audi is now in the news for the wrong reasons. It has been accused of selling a defective Audi A6 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India, Japan conclude talks on economic partnership agreement


October 25th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) India and Japan Monday announced that they had concluded negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), a development Prime Minister Manmohan Singh described as a "historic ... Read more...

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India-Japan conclude negotiations on CEPA, but agreement not to be signed


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): India and Japan will announce the conclusion of negotiations of Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) during Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's three-day visit to Japan which begins ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, Japan to sew up economic accord, n-supply pact not ready


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India and Japan will announce the conclusion of a landmark Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Tokyo Monday, but a nuclear ... Read more...

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Sabotage caused Gyaneshwari train mishap, probe reveals


October 21st, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A probe panel has confirmed that sabotage caused the May 28 mishap of the Gyaneshwari Express train that led to the deaths of 150 passengers and ... Read more...

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All-electric spintronic semiconductor devices created


October 21st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): A team of physicists has come closer to making electron spin the universal language of computation - they are the first to develop a simple, all-electric method to ... Read more...

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