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Drought-hit state plagued by tour politics, blame-games (Karnataka Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 8 (IANS) Drought-hit Karnataka has become somewhat of an enigmatic place - hardly any discourse on relief measures but a surfeit of tours, at home and abroad, ... Read more...

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Syria releases 225 detainees


September 1st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 1 (IANS) The Syrian government Saturday released a total of 225 detainees who were arrested during the 18-month-old unrest but were not involved in acts of homicide acts, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hyderabad gearing up to host India-New Zealand Test


August 16th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal here is gearing up to host the first test between India and New Zealand, beginning Aug 23.The ... Read more...

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Ford India recalls over 1.28 lakh cars for faulty components


August 13th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) Ford India, the Indian subsidiary of American auto giant Ford Motor Company, is recalling 128,655 units of its popular Figo and Classic models to rectify problems ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Therapy for Maruti factory violence victims


August 6th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 6 (IANS) To help injured employees overcome the trauma of the July 18 violence and arson at Maruti's Manesar plant, the company has roped in psychologists for counselling, ... Read more...

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Hazare’s fast enters fourth day


August 1st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare's fast against corruption entered day four on a rain soaked Wednesday with his supporters coming to the venue Jantar Mantar in small ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ralegan-Siddhi villagers back Hazare


July 29th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), July 29 (IANS) Residents of Anna Hazare's native village Ralegan-Siddhi in Maharashtra stood solidly behind the activist who Sunday launched an indefinite hunger strike in Delhi in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China exports 120 trains to Sri Lanka


July 19th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) China Thursday exported 120 trains to Sri Lanka.The trains were shipped from the port city of Qingdao in east China's Shandong province, the China Daily reported.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sonia meets Congress MPs ahead of presidential poll


July 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Tuesday met party MPs as part of efforts to ensure full participation and hassle-free voting by its representatives in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Archers, badminton players exude confidence at send-off


July 15th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With most of India's largest Olympic contingent of 81 having already left for London in batches, only six archers and two badminton players attended the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hyundai to launch tablet production in Russia


July 13th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korean company Hyundai will launch tablet computer production under its brand name in Russia, with sales expected from autumn 2012."We are preparing to start ... Read more...

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Assam to give children with leukaemia free treatment


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 2 (IANS) The Assam government will soon launch a scheme to support the cost of treatment for leukaemia among children below 12 years of age.Assam Health Minister Himata ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Coca Cola apologizes in China


May 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Coca Cola has apologized over how it acted in china after some of its products were alleged to be contaminated with chlorine, China Daily reported Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Metro Phase III will be built by 2016


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Phase III, which will connect another 103 km of the capital, will be finished by 2016, Metro chief Mangu Singh said Wednesday.And to ... Read more...

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India lost over half of its 872 MiG jets in 40 years


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Over the last 40 years, India lost more than half of its MiG combat fleet of 872 aircraft and 171 pilots, the Rajya Sabha was ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola reassures product safety in China


May 1st, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) The Coca-Cola Company has reassured its product safety after completing major corrective measures undertaken at the request of a quality watchdog in a Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gujarat bags award for watershed mangement project (With Image)


April 21st, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Gujarat has been given the Prime Minister's Award for excellence in public administration 2010-11 here on the Civil Services Day saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iraq to get 40 Boeing planes


April 13th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq will start receiving 40 Boeing commercial airplanes, as the first step in re-establishing its scheduled commercial aviation operations, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi Ministry of Transportation will ... Read more...

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New test can track nerve gas traces in terror attack


March 15th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Scientists have developed a test that traces difficult-to-detect residues of sarin, a nerve agent used by terrorists, back to its source.For instance, sarin leaves traces after ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pakistan gets two surveillance planes from US


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Pakistan has inducted at its Karachi naval base two reconnaissance aircraft that it got from the US.Two modified P3C Orion long-range reconnaissance aircraft were inducted into ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pandas sent to the wild in China


January 12th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China has begun sending pandas bred in captivity into a protected area in Sichuan Province in a bid to rebuild the depleted population of giant pandas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

For women, a crash course in job skills


January 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 12 (IANS) Computer literacy and English proficiency can go a long way in helping people secure jobs. A Bangalore-based group has now unveiled a special training programme to ... Read more...

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Rare 1793 Penny fetches more than $1 million at Florida auction


January 9th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare coin has been bought for more than 10 million times its value during an auction. The 1793 penny may be one of the first ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New Girl Scout cookie being launched


January 5th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the massive recall of Girl Scout cookies about two years back, consumers are anxiously waiting for the release of the 100th anniversary special edition. The Girl ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tech to track perpetrators of biochemical attacks


December 27th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 27 (IANS) A first-of-its-kind technology could help authorities track down perpetrators of biochemical attacks back to their source. Carlos G. Fraga from the US's Pacific Northwest National Lab ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Orange juice served in Spanish bars contaminated: Study


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Forty-three percent of orange juice samples in Spain's bars and restaurants were found to have more bugs than acceptable levels, according to a new study.The study, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Why not asylum to Pakistani Hindus, court asks government


December 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the government's response on a petition seeking grant of asylum to 151 Hindus from Pakistan who are facing deportation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mayawati woos Muslims, other groups


December 17th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 17 (IANS) After Brahmins and Dalits, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati is all set to woo Muslims, Kshatriyas and Vaishyas at ... Read more...

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Court turns down plea of 200 failed students


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) In a setback to hundreds of students of the Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, the Delhi High Court Friday turned down a petition of over ... Read more...

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Mumbai NGO trains slum women in basic beauty course


November 28th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) In an attempt to empower urban slum women, the Light of Life Trust Monday gave out passing certificates to 18 women after they successfully completed a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Super Kings ready for Mumbai Indians challenge


September 23rd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) For Chennai Super Kings, it has been all about getting together and reconnecting with familiar faces while preparing for their opening Champions League T20 game against ... Read more...

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Humble Sachin helps telethon raise Rs.7 crore for schools


September 19th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was humility personified as a daylong telethon here helped raise Rs.7 crore - Rs.2 crore more than the target - for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coca-Cola-NDTV telethon raises Rs.7 crore for school infra


September 19th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Aided by three big-ticket donations in the closing stages, a 12-hour Coca-Cola-NDTV Support My School telethon here Sunday raised Rs.7 crore, exceeding the target by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir continues: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Infiltration by militants into Jammu and Kashmir was continuing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday, while warning security forces not to be complacent as ... Read more...

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Looking forward to win, says Argentine coach


August 30th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) New Argentine soccer coach Alejandro Sabella Monday said he was looking forward for a victory to begin his stint in the hot seat on a high ... Read more...

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