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Dikshit hasn’t lost hope yet on Delhi’s Airport Metro


September 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has not yet given up hope on the city's Airport Metro project, suspended since July 8 for structural faults, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Congress not serious about Muslims’ welfare: Azam Khan


August 12th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Urban Development Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Mohammad Azam Khan Saturday launched a scathing attack on the Congress, saying it was only using Muslims ... Read more...

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Fiza dies in mysterious circumstances (Second Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Fiza Mohammed, aka Anuradha Bali, who married former Haryana deputy chief minister Chander Mohan and was later divorced, has died in mysterious circumstances, police said Monday.Fiza's ... Read more...

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Fiza Mohammed found (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Fiza Mohammed, aka Anuradha Bali, who had married and was later divorced by former Haryana deputy chief minister Chander Mohan, has been found dead ... Read more...

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Mamata warns officials against taking part in transport strike (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Flaying the CPI-M's labour arm CITU for calling a 24-hour transport strike July 31, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday threatened to cancel licences ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Pranab showed leadership even as a teenager’


July 24th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee had shown sparks of brilliance even as a teenager when he had persuaded a minister to order the renovation of his school's ... Read more...

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Indian scientists help save 131 trees in Cambodian temple (With images)


July 16th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian scientists have been successful in conserving 131 trees at the 800-year-old Ta Prohm temple in Cambodia, better known as 'Temple Tree'.Experts from the Dehradun-based ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Buenos Aires zoo faces uncertain future


July 16th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) The Buenos Aires zoo, listed as a national historic monument for its Victorian pavilions, faces an uncertain future after the attempt by the capital government ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Let Sangma read the constitution: Bengal Congress chief


June 24th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Urging the Trinamool Congress to support United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee, the West Bengal Pradesh Congress chief Sunday rebuked his rival P.A. ... Read more...

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Congress rejects Sangma appeal for debate with Mukherjee (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress Friday rejected presidential nominee P.A. Sangma's demand for a debate with United Progressive Alliance (UPA) candidate Pranab Mukherjee even as Team Anna ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sans opposition, Congress has a smooth ride in Assam (Assam Newsletter)


May 26th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 26 (IANS) With opposition weak and in a shambles and greater thrust on peace and development, the Congress-led government seems to have a smooth ride ahead in Assam ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Assam to reclaim land lost in erosion


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 23 (IANS) The Assam government is launching a mega project to reclaim the land the state has lost over the years due to erosion.A pilot project to reclaim ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bihar pledges to preserve Orwell’s birthplace - again


April 24th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 24 (IANS) Big brother should have been watching out for it. But legendary British author George Orwell's birthplace in Bihar's Motihari town has been lying neglected for decades ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Citizen’s charter among Congress promises for MCD polls


April 7th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Congress promised to extend the citizen's charter "for bringing time-bound results and accountability in the corporation" as its top-most promise in the party's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No thought for pedestrians, cyclists on Indian roads: Experts


April 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Though 60-80 percent of traffic in Indian cities is non-motorised, planners have not kept them in mind while laying out roads, resulting in such road ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Falak fit to be discharged: Doctors


March 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Falak, the two-year-old battered baby who has been battling for survival at the AIIMS Trauma Centre here since Jan 18, is fit to be discharged, ... Read more...

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‘Carnage’ sharp, incisive laugh-riot; Foster, Winslet steal the show (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ****)


February 26th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Carnage": Cast: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly; Director: Roman Polanski; Rating: ****The truth, as we all know is mostly that which we are completely ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) In what could be a remarkable and unique discovery, the Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) has found a stupa in Bihar's Begusarai district, which experts feel ... Read more...

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Bihar stupa could contain Buddha relics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 11 (IANS) The Archaelogical Survey of India (ASI) is set to begin excavation of a newly-found ancient stupa that was badly damaged and has been lying neglected for ... Read more...

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Falak critical but infection under control: Doctors


February 8th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Two-year-old battered baby Falak, who is fighting for survival at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) here, continues to remain critical and on ... Read more...

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Bad roads hampering Bihar’s tourism potential


January 17th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 17 (IANS) Good road building was said to have helped Nitish Kumar win a second term in office in the 2010 Bihar assembly elections. Bad roads connecting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjabi filmmakers want to tell realistic stories


January 16th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Punjabi film industry is churning out 40-45 films a year and getting recognition too, but it feels the need to make real life ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Bihar villagers upbeat ahead of Trinidad and Tobago PM’s visit


January 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) Ahead of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's visit to her ancestral village in Bihar, preparations are in full swing at the village and ... Read more...

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Etta James hospitalised


December 26th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 26 (IANS) R&B; singer Etta James has been hospitalised after complaining of breathing problem.The 73-year-old, who is battling leukaemia, spent Christmas in a hospital. Her longtime manager ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Etta James in pretty bad shape, says manager


December 25th, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Veteran singer Etta James has been hospitalised after experiencing breathing problems.The 73-year-old singer, who was recently told that her leukemia was incurable, had her family by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Murder, loot cases declined in Jharkhand: Minister


December 22nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 22 (IANS) Murder and loot cases have declined in Jharkhand, Human Resource Development Minister Baijnath Ram said Thursday."Murder and loot cases have declined in the state in 2011. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

2012 will be game changer for Indian publishing (Comment)


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Technology is like an object in your rear-view mirror. It is always closer than you think it is. In fact, for us in Indian publishing, it may actually just be ready ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Model injured by plane propeller starts to walk again


December 9th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A model who was seriously injured in a freak accident has started walking again less than a week after the incident. Lauren Scruggs was left ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Don’t recruit kids: Malik tells Taliban


November 20th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Help children in their education instead of preparing them for suicide attacks, Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik has advised the Taliban.He urged the insurgents to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shimla’s Mall Road set for cobbled stone makeover (Postcard from Shimla)


November 12th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 12 (IANS) Once upon a time it was a 'British only' street. And now Shimla's famous Mall Road is set for a facelift as the asphalt road surface ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Advani questions Mamata silence on graft


October 21st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Taking a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Thursday wondered why she was silent on the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CWG makeover? DTC back to plying old buses (Year after CWG)


October 1st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Sleek low-floor buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) were supposed to be a gift to Delhiites, offering a smooth ride from the time of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Year on, filthy CWG flats lie unoccupied


September 28th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) It was supposed to be one of the showpieces of the 19th Commonwealth Games, an example of how hosting international sports meets can spur infrastructure growth. But ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No change in Bengal Maoist areas, says sympathiser


September 20th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Litterateur and Maoist sympathiser Varavara Rao, who visited the rebel-hit areas of West Bengal Tuesday, said the people's condition there has not changed under the ... Read more...

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Big B to witness Ganesh visarjan from rooftop (Movie Snippets)


September 11th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is excited about the last day of Ganeshutsav and awaiting for the celebratory mood to take over the streets in front ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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