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Haryana villagers happy after Subhash Ghai’s land allotment revoked


September 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 19 (IANS) Lured by the Haryana government into giving away village common land on the plea that Bollywood filmmaker Subhash Ghai's film school project would bring development ... Read more...

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Jwala, Ashwini lose Olympic opener


July 28th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa lost their opening group match to the Japanese duo of Mizuki Fujii and Reika Kakiiwa at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

London apologises to North Korea after flag blunder


July 26th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The organisers of 2012 London Olympic Games have issued a statement of apology after mistakenly using the national flag of South Korea for the North Korean ... Read more...

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A candid post-mortem of the LTTE (Book Review)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Prabhakaran Saga"; Author: S. Murali; Publisher: Sage Publishers;Pages: 362; Price: Rs.425This is a cold-blooded yet comprehensive post-mortem of the rise and fall of the LTTE and its boss Velupillai ... Read more...

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Trinamool hits out at alleged Congress-Marxist axis


June 21st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) As the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) extended support to UPA's presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee, the Trinamool Congress Thursday dubbed the decision as further proof ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man calls 911 over a wrong sandwich


June 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rother McLennon sure takes his food, rather seriously. And that is because he had placed an order with a deli for a sandwich, consisting of “little turkey ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

A man’s passion for sports turns nightmare! (With image)


June 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) H.P. Singh Rishi, a former head of a Japanese MNC, quit his well-paid job to chase his passion for sports and public good. But little ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

South Africa want apology for anthem fiasco


June 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) The South African Hockey Association has demanded an apology from the organisers of Investec London Cup women's tournament in Chiswick for the anthem fiasco ahead of ... Read more...

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Bodo militant faction warns against staged shootouts


May 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 31 (IANS) A Bodo militant faction in Assam Thursday warned the authorities against staged shootouts in the name of anti-insurgency operations.Reacting to the killing of one Simul Boro ... Read more...

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Man loses health claim for wife after remarrying


May 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A man in Britain whose wife died in an ambulance staff blunder has lost 500,000 pounds of claim against the National Health Service (NHS) because he ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Patient swallows syringe, seeks fine from hospital


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) A man in China who swallowed barrel of a doctor's syringe during an operation is all set to receive 60,000 yuan ($9,500) in compensation after the ... Read more...

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Man mistakenly awarded $1.1 bn over sex ban


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) A failed asylum seeker, who sought compensation for being banned from having sex with his girlfriend in prison, was awarded 750 million pounds (about $1.1 billion) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punjab results decimate Manpreet Badal, PPP


March 6th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Any hopes for a third front in Punjab's electoral politics were shattered as results to the 117 assembly seats were declared Tuesday.Former finance minister and ... Read more...

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Saturday Kitchen Live presenter James Martin pays compliments to Rick Stein


February 29th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Saturday Kitchen Live presenter James Martin could not help but shower compliments on seafood expert Rick Stein. It would have been a wonderful compliment but Martin messed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indian women hockey team’s Olympic dreams shattered (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Olympic dreams of the Indian women's hockey team came crashing Saturday as they lost 1-3 to tournament favourites South Africa in the final of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Girls crumbled under pressure against South Africa: Coach


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar admitted that conceding an early goal as early as in the fifth minute put the team under pressure against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: India beat Italy


February 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team scraped past Italy 1-0 in their last pool match here Friday to take on South Africa in Saturday's final of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hockey Olympic qualifier: Indian men close to reaching final; women in tight spot (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team brightened their chances of a place in the final of the 2012 London Olympic Qualifiers with a hard fought 3-2 ... Read more...

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Minister apologises for child tying shoelaces


January 22nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) After being widely criticised, Madhya Pradesh Cooperatives Minister Gauri Shankar Bisen Sunday apologised for getting his shoelaces tied by a tribal student, adding that he ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka selectors must go, says Ranatunga (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka's cricket selection panel should be axed following the team's shabby showing in South Africa and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), former captain Arjuna Ranatunga ... Read more...

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Ranatunga says SL selectors must resign over team’s poor performance


January 16th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan cricket captain-turned-politician Arjuna Ranatunga says the current national cricket selection panel should be sacked following the national team's poor performance in the United ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

GTA a blunder, Darjeeling on the boil: CPI-M


January 8th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
South 24 Parganas (West Bengal), Jan 8 (IANS) Terming the creation of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) a "blunder", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said Sunday Darjeeling was ... Read more...

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‘Kalam frisking was a blunder’


January 5th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India Thursday said the frisking of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at New York's JFK Airport was a "blunder" and it would not accept the ... Read more...

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Pakistan military blamed for 1971 rout, Kargil (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) A Pakistani daily Wednesday asked the military not to define "national security", saying this had led to the 1971 birth of Bangladesh and the disastrous ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nurse misreads prescription, kills woman by insulin overdose


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) A nurse in Britain has been dismissed from service for mistakenly giving an elderly woman an insulin overdose -- ten times the recommended quantity -- and ... Read more...

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SAFF Cup: India beat Sri Lanka 3-0, face Maldives in semifinal


December 7th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) India kept alive their hopes of defending the SAFF Cup football title after qualifying for the semifinals with a clinical 3-0 win over Sri ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Less than 40 teachers in Bihar’s six engineering colleges


November 8th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 8 (IANS) Bihar's six government-run engineering colleges have fewer than 40 teachers, including principals, to cater to over 4,000 students, triggering resentment among them and forcing thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

World Series Game 6 was a treat for all the fans


October 28th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Texas Rangers came so close to clinching the World Series on Thursday but they ended up throwing the chance away. The St. Louis Cardinals will ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Omar spent three years saving chair: Mehbooba


October 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) In one of the most scathing attacks on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Monday charged him with spending ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Dentist retrieves tooth from bin, fixes it back


September 11th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A lady in Britain was shocked after her dentist first mistakenly pulled out the wrong tooth, then replanted it by allegedly retrieving it from a medical ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government underestimated Anna’s movement: Anil Shastri


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) In an indication of unease in the Congress about the handling of Anna Hazare's fast, party leader Anil Shastri said Monday the government underestimated his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Can politicians drum up mass support like Hazare?


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) How many politicians can muster the mass support Anna Hazare is getting across India? MPs differ on the issue, but admit it is his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Compromise on Kashmir will spark nationwide stir: BJP (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Terming the Kashmir issue as a "gift of the Nehru family", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday warned the Congress-led central government of a ... Read more...

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Compromise on Kashmir will spark nationwide stir: BJP


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Calling the Kashmir issue a "gift of the Nehru family", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday warned the Congress-led central government of a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Netaji subject of political appropriation: New biography (With Images)


June 14th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Subhas Chandra Bose has always been regarded as a great popular hero, but official recognition of his stature as an iconic freedom fighter was somewhat ... Read more...

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