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Shutdowns the bane of Kerala: CM


September 7th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvnanthapuram, Sep 7 (IANS) If you ask Chief Minister Oommen Chandy what the single-biggest deterrent to Kerala's progress is, pat comes his reply: "The calling of hartals (shutdowns) at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Reservation under RTE Act aimed at social inclusion’


August 7th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) Batting for the Right to Education (RTE), a top government official Monday said the 25 percent reservation of seats in schools for the economically deprived was ... Read more...

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Drought, price rise shadow Karnataka’s festival season (Karnataka Newsletter)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Ahead of this year's festival season, Karnataka is staring at the worst drought in around 40 years, rising prices and little hope of early end ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘The Dark Knight Rises’ - dark, knightly and rises to expectations (IANS Movie Review)


July 20th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Dark Knight Rises"; Actors: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy; Director: Christopher Nolan; Rating: ****Once in every few years, a film's expectation reaches fever pitch. Yet, ... Read more...

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14 shot dead at US theatre screening Batman film (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and 50 injured Friday in Denver at a cinema hall showing the new Batman movie "The Dark Knight Rises", ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan not doing enough on Mumbai attack: Clinton


May 7th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Stressing that all those involved in the 2008 Mumbai attack be brought to justice, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday accused Pakistan of not ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily laments acid attacks


April 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) A woman being sentenced to 34 years in prison for hurling acid at her former fiance's father is "an indication of how knowledge of the potential ... Read more...

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Viruses show promise in defeating superbugs


March 26th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Scientists are harnessing viruses to beat extremely resistant bacterial infections, which are fast becoming the bane of public health. Bacteriophages are viruses that can infect bacteria ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ghana president backs soccer team to fight back


February 17th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 17 (IANS) Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills has assured players and handlers of the national football team, the Black Stars, that the government would support them to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazil will soon be world’s No.5 economy: Minister


December 28th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's finance minister said Tuesday that his country, which now boasts of being the world's sixth-largest economy, will overtake France for the fifth spot before ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mayawati hits out at Congress on FDI


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) Hitting out at the Congress - and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi in particular, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Friday alleged that the party-lead United ... Read more...

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Chowrasia keen to wrest Asian No.1 at Hong Kong Open


November 29th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Nov 29 (IANS) India's S.S.P. Chowrasia is not throwing in the towel in his bid to catch Filipino Juvic Pagunsan in the Asian Tour's Order of Merit race ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lauren Alaina flubs the national anthem


November 25th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US National Anthem is turning out to be a waterloo for singers in the United States. After Christina Aguilera famously flubbed the lyrics during the ... Read more...

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Students skip classes to rally for Anna


August 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Several colleges and even some schools in the capital logged meagre attendance Wednesday with students playing truant to express solidarity with anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare."We ... Read more...

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Ban lifted, Punjab halls to screen ‘Aarakshan’


August 15th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 15 (IANS) Theatres in Punjab will Monday screen Prakash Jha's "Aarakshan", which deals with the issue of caste-based reservations, after the government announced it was lifting the ... Read more...

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Punjab lifts ban on ‘Aarakshan’


August 14th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 14 (IANS) Punjab Sunday lifted the ban on the screening of filmmaker Prakash Jha's controversial movie "Aarakshan" which deals with the issue of caste-based reservation.Chief Minister Parkash ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab imposes conditions to lift ‘Aarakshan’ ban (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday indicated it is ready to lift the ban on screening of controversial movie "Aarakshan", which deals with reservation issue, if ... Read more...

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Check Pakistan’s population growth: Gilani


July 11th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The government's efforts to check population growth need to be supplemented by the civil society, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani.In a message on World ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Protein-rich breakfast wards off overeating


May 20th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) If you want to stay healthy, regularly eat breakfasts full of proteins. Eating a protein-rich breakfast keeps you satisfied and wards off overeating, which has become ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cell phones killing off global bee populations


May 13th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The mobile phone may be a blessing for millions of people worldwide, but it has also become a deadly bane for bees, say experts.Researchers say mobile ... Read more...

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Lowest in literacy but with highest sex ratio


April 7th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 7 (IANS) Being literate could be a bane for the sex ratio. This has been proved by Mewat - a backward district in Haryana and also one of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Himalayan rally of another kind


April 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Dinesh PantPithoragarh (Uttarakhand), Apr 6 (ANI): The entire Himalayan region is in the throes of a transformation, ostensibly towards 'development'. "Development towards what and for whom?" is the moot question, in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tom Hardy bulking up for ‘Batman’ role


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Tom Hardy has revealed that he's beefing up to play Batman's nemesis in Christopher Nolan's upcoming 'The Dark Knight Rises'.The star is set to play violent villain ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Which character would Joseph Gordon-Levitt play in ‘Dark Knight Rises’?


February 4th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Batman movie, “The Dark Knight Rises”, is taking shape with most of the cast finalized.As with most movies, several other actors and actresses ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On New Jersey Highway


February 1st, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Hackensack, New Jersey, Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Technologies can be boon and at times it turns out to be bane as well. The law enforcement officials reported that a federally ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Miss Universe, Sanjana Jon extend support to stop female foeticide in India


January 29th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29 (ANI): Ximena Navarrete, the reigning Miss Universe, and Sanjana Jon, an international fashion designer, have urged people to stop female foeticide through the 'Miss Universe-Sanjana Jon Tour'.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan Army helps 45 couples tie the knot


January 26th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has helped 45 poor couples get married at a ceremony held in the restive Swat valley."I have no words to express my joy," said an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lindsay Lohan says Tom Hardy is ‘just a friend’


January 25th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan took to her Twitter account to dismiss rumours that she is dating actor Tom Hardy."Tom Hardy is just a friend of mine ... The tabloids ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dark Knight Rises’ Make Batman Fans Expectant


January 20th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The expectation of the fans of iconic superhero character Batman is huge from the upcoming Batman flick named 'Dark Knight Rises'. The director Christopher Nolan who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anne Hathaway Bags The Role Of Catwoman In The Dark Knight Rises


January 20th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After months of search and speculations, finally ace director Christopher Nolan managed to bag two of the important characters of his upcoming movie "The Dark Knight ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why stress, anxiety may be both good and bad for your brain


January 20th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study explains why stress and anxiety may be both a boon as well as a bane for your brain."That edge sounds good. It sounds adaptive. It ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Creating Wealth from Waste in Uttarakhand


January 18th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Dinesh PantDehradun, Jan 18 (ANI): One of the most enduring images of the hilly regions in northern India is the ubitiqous 'Pine' trees that cover the undulating landscape. Yes there are ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

If ICC is voice, BCCI is invoice: Pataudi


December 15th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Former India captain Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi had a dig at the Indian cricket board Wednesday, saying the International Cricket Council (ICC) is the "voice" of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New dye will end running colours in laundry


December 12th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) It is the bane of any laundry day - the stray red sock that finds its way into a load of white clothing leaving it an unintended shade ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Soaps a bane for Italian filmmakers too


November 30th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Saans-bahu soaps are not India's bane alone, they are a curse for Italian filmmakers too."In the 1960s and 1970s we had many people coming to theatres but ... Read more...

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