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United India to expand micro-offices, agency channel


September 18th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) United India Insurance Company plans to hire 21,000 agents and open 200 one-man offices in smaller cities and towns this fiscal to reach a gross premium ... Read more...

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Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he ... Read more...

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‘Cambridge alumni played role in India’s freedom’


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has said that many Cambridge alumni played a leading role in India's struggle for independence and later in guiding ... Read more...

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Watching TV re-runs restores your personal drive


September 7th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Watching a re-run of a favourite TV show may help restore your personal drive to get things done if you have used up your reserves of ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for continuing farmers’ loan scheme


September 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The government Thursday approved a proposal to continue interest subvention to public sector banks (PSBs), regional rural banks (RRBs), cooperatives banks and NABARD to ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ clothes up for grabs


August 27th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) The costumes worn by Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha in "Joker" have been put on auction for charitable causes."Akshay and Sonakshi are a superhit pair ... Read more...

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Women to have 10 percent reservation in Kolkata Police


August 17th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) The West Bengal cabinet Friday passed a proposal to reserve 10 percent of jobs in Kolkata Police for women.The jobs-reservation will initially be applicable only ... Read more...

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Aadhar to bring transparency in welfare schemes: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government wanted to create a system through which money from central welfare schemes could be credited directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries and ... Read more...

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Special attention to needs of children: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Special attention to the needs of children: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was paying special attention to the needs of the children and had made education mandatory by law, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Sheen back on Twitter


August 15th, 2012 - 2:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen reportedly could not keep himself away from his fans and hence has decided to reopen his Twitter account.The 46-year-old actor closed his ... Read more...

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Adam Lambert shows off huge new tattoo on arm


August 13th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adam Lambert, a popular rock star gained the attention in 2008, his personality was of more benefit to him. And since then Adams has been ... Read more...

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Social Security surplus to be gone by 2013


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social Security is a project that has a lot of benefits to the babies and most of them have availed the benefits that come along with ... Read more...

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Aspirin lowers risk of cancer mortality


August 12th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Aspirin intake tends to lower the risk of cancer mortality, says a study.A recent pooled analysis of randomized trials looking at the effects of daily aspirin ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Usain Bolt sets new Twitter Olympic record


August 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Usain Bolt enticed the heart of many of his fans when he once again scooped the championship of 200 meters race. This was not only noted in ... Read more...

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Morrissey’s comments on Olympics raise a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Morrissey is comparing the London 2012 Olympics to the Nazi Germany. He says that the enthusiasm that the people of Great Britain have for their Olympics team ... Read more...

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Thin crowd on third day of Team Anna’s fast


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Team Anna's fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for a stringent anti-corruption Lokpal bill entered its third day Friday, with the crowds still remaining thin.There ... Read more...

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Staff payments burden for smaller actors: Anupam Kher


July 25th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher is not too pleased with the news that all actors will now have to pay their staff from their own pocket. ... Read more...

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Tripura governor to see Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) A sports lover, Tripura Governor D.Y. Patil will visit London to witness the opening ceremony of the Olympics at his own expense."I have taken leave. (We) ... Read more...

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Civil gallantry awardees to get free AC train travel


July 24th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Civilian winners of gallantry awards like Param Vir Chakra and Maha Vir Chakra among others will now also get the benefit of life-long freetravel by ... Read more...

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Friendship makes our relationship strong: Kim


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Kim Kardashian and her boyfriend Kanye West were friends for eight years before embarking on a romantic relationship. The socialite feels that's the reason ... Read more...

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For Usher, son matters a lot


July 12th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) American singer Usher has put aside his messy divorce with Tameka Raymond and has been praying for his stepson Kyle Glover who was hit by ... Read more...

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India post launches waterproof Rakhi envelopes


July 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Post said Wednesday it was offering special Rakhi envelopes across its post offices in Delhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan falling on Aug ... Read more...

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IGNOU extends last date for MBA admissions


July 10th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has extended the last date for admission to its management programmes to July 16, a statement said Tuesday."Those ... Read more...

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Shettar new Karnataka chief minister


July 8th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari Sunday announced Jagdish Shettar as the new chief minister of Karnataka replacing D.V. Sadananda Gowda."Sadanand Gowda resigned ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to give foodgrain via biometric cards


July 5th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will computerise the public distribution system and issue biometric smart cards to its residents, an official said Thursday.Chief Secretary Javed Usmani said foodgrain would ... Read more...

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Terror common threat, don’t play blame game: Pakistan


July 5th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Terrorism is a common threat for both India and Pakistan and a blame game will not help, Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani said Thursday.Responding ... Read more...

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Coffee reduces risk of heart failure


June 27th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Two mugs of coffee a day could help keep the heart healthy, according to a study.With up to 40 percent of those affected dying within a ... Read more...

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End strike immediately, Ajit Singh tells pilots


June 18th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Continuing his tough stance, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday termed the Air India pilots' strike as "illegal" and asked all striking pilots to resume work ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes petrol price cut, BJP wants rollback


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The Congress welcomed the Rs.2 per litre cut in petrol prices announced by oil companies Saturday but denied it was a rollback, while the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram denies bias against Myanmar refugees


May 16th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday denied any discrimination against Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar on the basis of religion and said they would ... Read more...

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Tea Board earmarks Rs.300 crore for small growers


April 28th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 28 (IANS) The Tea Board of India has earmarked Rs.300 crore for the development of the country's small tea growers in the current financial year, its chairman M.G.V.K. ... Read more...

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Biometric cards for Assam small tea growers soon


April 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 25 (IANS) Small tea growers in Assam will soon get biometric smart cards with a unique number.The move has been initiated by the Tea Board of India.Its executive ... Read more...

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Zeta-Jones sings at school fundraiser


April 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 24 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones let the singer in her loose at a fundraiser for her children's school.The actress stole the show at the benefit, which helped ... Read more...

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Ivory poachers shot dead in Kenya


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, April 22 (IANS) Wildlife rangers have shot dead five suspected ivory poachers in a gun battle in Kenya, BBC reported.Two rangers were hurt during the gun battle in West ... Read more...

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