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A night safari soon in Greater Noida


August 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) Preliminary work on the first night safari in India is likely to begin soon in Greater Noida, a growing suburban town of Delhi.The Greater Noida ... Read more...

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What happened to money spent on Yamuna, ask activists


August 26th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 26 (IANS) "Save Yamuna" activists marched here Sunday demanding to know what had happened to the huge rums of money spent on supposedly cleaning the river."Thousands of crores ... Read more...

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Mukul Roy follows Mamata Banerjee as absentee railway minister


August 6th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy's long absences from office, much like his once removed predecessor Mamata Banerjee, have become a cause for concern with insiders ... Read more...

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Hydropower generation resumes in Himachal


July 30th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 30 (IANS) Hydro-power generation in Himachal Pradesh resumed Monday morning more than seven hours after the Northern Grid collapsed and stopped electricity production, an official of the state ... Read more...

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Governor reviews Amarnath pilgrimage facilities


July 17th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra, who is also the chairman of Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) that conducts the annual pilgrimage to the cave ... Read more...

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Hundreds of GCSE A level Papers upgraded


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hundreds of GCSE A level papers needed to be upgraded because some of the examiners messed up. As a result, four examiners have been shown the door ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Snowfall on Amarnath track hits clearance operation


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Track clearance operation to the Amarnath cave shrine is facing problems due to fresh snowfall along the 37-km route in south Kashmir.Jammu and Kashmir Governor ... Read more...

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Girls top UP Class 12 exams


June 5th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 5 (IANS) Two girls from the same college jointly topped the Class 12 exams of the Uttar Pradesh Intermediate Board, results of which were announced Tuesday. Girls outperformed ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress for ban on ‘Shanghai’ song


June 5th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Mumbai unit of the Congress party Tuesday called for a ban on the song 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' featured in a forthcoming Bollywood movie ... Read more...

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Nepal expects steep rise in Indian tourist inflow


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Nepal may see a 32 percent jump in tourist inflow from India, a Nepal Tourism Board official said Wednesday."We are expecting a 30-32 percent increase in ... Read more...

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Tour bus accident northwest of Tokyo kills 7, injures 39


April 30th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by BNO News
TOKYO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- A tour bus carrying dozens of tourists heading for Disneyland near the Japanese capital of Tokyo crashed into a wall along an expressway on early Sunday morning, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Helicopter crashes in eastern Romania, killing 5 Ukrainians


April 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by BNO News
OSTROV, ROMANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A private helicopter en-route to extinguish a fire in Turkey crashed in eastern Romania on Thursday, killing five Ukrainian citizens on board, officials said on Friday. There ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Andhra court declares prime land allotted to MNCs Wakf property


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 3 (IANS) In a landmark judgment, the Andhra Pradesh High Court Tuesday ruled that 1,654 acres of prime land allotted to several multinational companies on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Rescue the dying Yamuna to save the Taj, appeal activists


March 25th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 25 (IANS) Hundreds of activists, students and senior citizens walked along the banks of the bone-dry river Yamuna in Agra Sunday in a symbolic rally to highlight the ... Read more...

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400 students caught cheating, expelled


February 24th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) More than 400 students caught cheating in Class X exams have been expelled and some 100 parents who helped them to copy have been arrested in ... Read more...

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Kumble steps down as NCA chief over conflict of interest (Roundup)


December 13th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Anil Kumble stepped down chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) here Monday after Indian cricket board members at a meeting ... Read more...

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My NCA vision not in alignment with other members: Kumble


December 12th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India captain Anil Kumble, who Monday stepped down as the chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA), said that his vision for the premier ... Read more...

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Kumble quits as NCA chief over conflict of interest


December 12th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Anil Kumble has quit as chairman of the National Cricket Academy (NCA) after Indian cricket board members at a meeting Monday ... Read more...

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Bhopal like hazards growing in urban centres, warn activists


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 3 (IANS) Indians have not learnt a lesson or two from the terrible, man-made Bhopal gas disaster 27 years ago, speakers at a seminar here asserted Saturday and ... Read more...

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President’s plane delayed for technical glitch


November 30th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil's flight to Pune was delayed here Wednesday after the pilot detected a technical problem in the cockpit panel, with the nation's first ... Read more...

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Dhumal reviews Himachal power shortage


October 15th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) With Himachal Pradesh facing a power shortage due to low generation in hydropower plants, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday called a meeting here to review ... Read more...

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Thai drug organization blamed for killing 13 crew members on Chinese cargo ships


October 11th, 2011 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Thai drug trafficking organization is being been blamed for attacking two Chinese cargo ships last week and killing the 13 Chinese crew members on board, officials ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

No Gayle, no cry says West Indies coach


October 6th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 6 (IANS/CMC) No Chris Gayle, no problem said West Indies coach Ottis Gibson as he placed his faith in a number of young players for the upcoming series in ... Read more...

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Japanese firm complains of harassment in Madhya Pradesh


September 30th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Sep 30 (IANS) An Indian subsidiary of Japan's Bridgestone Corporation -- a global tyre and rubber company -- has accused Madhya Pradesh's labour welfare board officials of making "unethical ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Growing demand for Ijaz Butt’s removal as PCB chief


September 21st, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition to Ijaz Butt's continuing as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman is mounting with former players and officials demanding his removal.While the PCB ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi Jal Board officials booked for corruption


September 16th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Ten officials of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) and five private contractors were Friday booked on charges of corruption, authorities said.Four cases were registered regarding ... Read more...

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Driver error caused train mishap, probe ordered (Roundup)


September 14th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Arakkonam, Sep 14 (IANS) Driver error has been found to be the cause of a train accident near Chennai that left 10 people dead and disrupted rail services in Tamil ... Read more...

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Indian Railways working on system to check collisions


September 14th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) Indian Railways are working on a system to prevent train accidents like the one near Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu Tuesday night, which killed 10 and injured ... Read more...

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Human error caused Tamil Nadu train accident


September 14th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Arakkonam, Sep 14 (IANS) Human error seems to have caused the train accident that killed 10 people in Tamil Nadu's Vellore district, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday.The Chennai Beach-Vellore ... Read more...

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Seven killed, 85 injured in Tamil Nadu train accident


September 14th, 2011 - 2:52 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 85 injured as a EMU train rammed a stationary passenger train near Arakkonam junction in Tamil Nadu's Vellore ... Read more...

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Russian fighter jet crashes into mountain range, killing two


September 6th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian fighter jet crashed in the central region of the country, killing both pilots on board, officials said on Tuesday.The Mikoyan MiG-31 fighter jet belonging to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Notice to CBSE, Delhi government for name correction


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and the Delhi government on a student's plea for ... Read more...

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Bihar to restructure state power board


July 27th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 27 (IANS) In a bid to attract private investment in the power sector, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday said the state government will soon go ahead with the ... Read more...

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Thai military helicopter crashes near Myanmar border, 9 missing


July 19th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Thai military helicopter has been reported missing on Tuesday and is believed to have crashed near the Myanmar border with nine people on board, officials said.Thailand's ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

PCB chief to meet ICC officials at Lord’s


July 18th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 18 (IANS) Pakistan's cricket chief Ijaz Butt is expected to meet top International Cricket Council (ICC) and English board officials on the sidelines of the 2,000th Test that ... Read more...

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