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Tilak booms, 92 years after death


August 25th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 25 (IANS) Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak's booming voice resounded at a jam-packed gathering here 92 years after his death as everyone listened in pin-drop silence to an audio ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sale of life-like masks booms in China


June 27th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) Ultra-thin masks that look like human skin with only holes for eyes and nostrils have recently become a craze in China. This has, however, evoked concern ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India’s trade and business with Africa booms


April 13th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, April 13 (IANS) India's trade with Africa totalled $45 billion last year in addition to a number of investments across the continent that are worth more than $45 billion, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Appliance industry booms ahead of Tamil Nadu polls


April 1st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 1 (ANI): Ahead of April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the appliance industry in Coimbatore booms after politicians promised to gift them to voters.The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nigerian pushes for direct flights to India as trade booms (Interview with foreign minister)


March 17th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) With bilateral trade booming and Indian investments seen to double in two years, Nigeria has pushed for direct flights to facilitate business travel between ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Flag manufacturing industry booms ahead of Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu


March 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Mar 10 (ANI): With just one month left for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, flag manufacturers in Coimbatore are seeing sales soar.The flag-manufacturing sector in the city has witnessed a boom ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Alcoholism booms in ‘dry’ Pakistan, as does addiction counselling


December 30th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 30 (ANI): Despite being banned in Pakistan, alcohol is easily available across the country, prompting rising alcoholism and a growing trade in clinics trying to treat middle-class patients.Pakistan has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Oil Spill Boom Being Recycled to Create Chevy Volt


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) General Motors is literally making history with it's innovative methods for using the oil soaked booms which were used during the Gulf Oil Spill crisis, and using them ... Read more...

Posted in World |

GM Making Chevy Volt, Parts Built Using Oil Spill Boom


December 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevy Volt, the much touted GM car with a green footprint is in news again. The latest news is that the iconic U.S. car maker is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Arpita Singh sets record as art mart booms again


December 11th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The boom is back in the auction market. With Arpita Singh's "Wish Dream" mural selling at Rs.9.6 crore ($2.24 million) - a record for an Indian woman ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

E-book industry booms in China


October 12th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) The e-book industry in China is booming and is now the second biggest in the world after the US industry.In 2009, the number of e-books sold in China ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Net bargaining’ service booms amid China’s fast-growing online-shopping industry


September 14th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 14 (ANI): What most people hate while shopping is the bargaining part, but now even that will be a thing of the past as more and more "net bargainers" ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Numberless Departed Fishes Reportedly Found At The Mouth Of Mississippi


August 24th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 24, 2010 (Just Flashed): Numberless fishes have put in an appearance in a deceased condition at the mouth of the Mississippi River in America. This has activated an examination by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bead industry booms in Uttar Pradesh


July 4th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, July 4 (ANI): The business of bead manufacturing is witnessing a boom in Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi city.Beads from India are in great demand in Africa, Europe and Arabian countries, with orders ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Illegal money changing booms on India-Nepal border


June 5th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Rupaidiha (Uttar Pradesh), June 5 (IANS) There is an unprecedented rush for the Indian rupee in Nepal - possibly fuelled by talk of a devaluation of the Nepali currency - ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BP Oil Spill Within 7 Miles of Pensacola Beach Florida


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sheen of the Gulf's oil spill has been spotted within seven miles of the beaches of Pensacola Beach off of the coast of Florida, and could reach ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BP accepts offers from Mexico and Norway to try to contain the Gulf oil spill


May 27th, 2010 - 6:11 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- British Petroleum (BP) has accepted offers of assistance from Mexico and Norway to try to contain the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as the company ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

L’il Masters rocks; Chak.. booms, Nachke.. doomed?


May 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Size doesn't matter. The smaller; the better. This has been amply proved by unheralded little kids from Dance India Dance L'il Masters (Zee TV) and Chak Dhoom ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BP caps first of three leaks in Gulf of Mexico oil spill


May 5th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (DPA) British Petroleum (BP) has stopped the flow in one of three leaks in the Gulf of Mexico oil rupture, the US Coast Guard said. "They were able to patch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BBC accused of making quake-hit Haitians look ‘like savages’


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 22 (ANI): BBC's coverage of the Haiti earthquake has been projected as having racist undertones. BBC has also been slammed for showing Haitians as " savages."BBC presenter Andy Kershaw has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Monkey talk may offer clues to origins of human language


December 12th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Scientists may be a step closer to understanding the origins of human language.Researchers analysing the noises made by a species of primates say they combine sounds and words ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cuban tourism booms for sixth year in a row


November 2nd, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has seen two million tourists coming from all over the world to the country's tourist destinations for sixth year in a row, a tourism ministry report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trans-Kashmir trade booms, but barter not favoured


September 12th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) When trade across the Indian and Pakistani sides of Kashmir resumed after a gap of nearly 60 years, there was euphoria. Almost a year on, business ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

What actually went wrong during Metro relief operations


July 13th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A day after an under construction elevated section of the Delhi Metro collapsed killing six people, a crash during relief operations injured six people Monday. The cause ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

“Sails” to guide satellites and used rockets back to Earth


May 4th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Soon, satellites and spent rocket stages could deploy "sails" to guide them back to Earth much faster than they would otherwise fall out of the sky.With space becoming ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bihars folk music industry booms ahead of Holi


March 9th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By: Ajay Kumar Patna, Mar. 9 (ANI): With festival of colors just round the corner, markets in Bihar are selling a variety of folk music in celebration of Holi. Indias most ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Luxury spa chain eyes India as wellness tourism booms


February 21st, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The economic meltdown has benefited the luxury wellness tourism industry with a section of Indian tourists, mostly businessmen and senior corporate executives, choosing to beat recession blues ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sky taxi service booms over Sao Paulo


February 12th, 2009 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 12 (DPA) In the streets of Sao Paulo, traffic barely moves in rush hour. The endless stream of cars moves at a snail's pace on 10-lane avenues. Some six ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

See Very Funny Ads at VeryFunnyAds.com!


December 24th, 2008 - 4:27 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
VeryFunnyAds.com is a web site that shows funny commercials world wide, it was launched sometimes before US presidential elections and it now booms on Top Google search.The web site is sponsored by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scotch whisky industry booms as Asia cries for more


June 28th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): The demand for Scotch whisky, particularly in the Far East, has grown so fast, that the industry is in danger of running short of supplies. According to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

San Francisco may soon boast of the greenest buildings


March 31st, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by admin
London, March 31 (ANI): The city of San Francisco may soon boast of the greenest buildings in the US, with the local government planning the toughest environmental construction standards in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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