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State-run job portal in Kerala


August 5th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) With more than four million educated unemployed in the state, Kerala is launching what is perhaps the country's first government-run job portal.The portal will feature jobs ... Read more...

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Of toilets and Mamataspeak (West Bengal newsletter)


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Soon after taking over the reins of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had referred to the plight of travellers - particularly women - on ... Read more...

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Dilip, Saira give hand impression for Riteish’s museum


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Bollywood thespian Dilip Kumar says that actor Riteish Deshmukh recently paid him a visit to take his and his wife Saira Banu's hand impression for ... Read more...

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‘Mohabbat-the-Taj’ - new attraction for tourists in Taj City


August 1st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 1 (IANS) Millions travel here every year to see Taj Mahal. Now there is another attraction for the visitors - "'Mohabbat-the-Taj', a play depicting the immortal love of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

ISB founder Rajat Gupta offers to quit as chairman (Lead)


March 21st, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Three weeks after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) slapped insider trading charges on him, Indian-American businessman Rajat Gupta has offered to resign as ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta offers to resign as ISB chairman


March 21st, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) Three weeks after the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) slapped insider trading charges on him, Indian-American businessman Rajat Gupta has offered to resign as chairman ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bihar Day to be celebrated in seven countries


March 15th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 15 (IANS) Reflecting Bihar's changing image, the much publicised "Bihar Divas" (Bihar Day) is set to be celebrated March 22 on a grand scale not only in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Museum an added attraction in Agra


March 13th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 13 (IANS) Tourists visiting this Taj city will now get further insights into its history with a museum housing statues, murals and manuscripts that were hitherto lying scattered ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Stuxnet Worm Created By Israel And America?


January 18th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A reputed American Newspaper has reported that the Stuxnet Worm was a joint brain child of Israel and United States. The reports have stated that although ... Read more...

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A new gadget cancels the sound of the dentist’s drill


January 10th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dentists have come up with a way to keep the patients coming in.It has been confirmed that most people are afraid of visiting their dentist not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scarlett Johansson To Play A Sexual Predator In Her Next Film


November 6th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): As per the latest sources it has been confirmed that Scarlett Johansson is all set to play the role of a sexual predator in her upcoming film. ... Read more...

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James Wall Dies At 92, Immortalizing Mr. Baxter


October 30th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) James wall, who made himself immortal with the role of Mr. Baxter, in the famous children's show "Captain Kangaroo", died on Wednesday at the age of ... Read more...

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MP drops plan to renovate, rename Hyderabad auditorium


October 30th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Rajya Sabha member T. Subbarami Reddy Saturday withdrew his proposal to renovate Telugu Lalitha Kala Thoranam auditorium in Hyderabad, bringing down the curtain on a row ... Read more...

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Renaming of auditorium after Rajiv Gandhi sparks row


October 28th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (IANS) The move to rename an open-air auditorium in the city after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi has sparked a row, with the main opposition Telugu Desam ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bar Council to hold mandatory test for budding lawyers


October 15th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) will hold, in December, its first-ever mandatory test for law graduates seeking to begin professional practice, the law ministry said Friday."The ... Read more...

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Step into an InfoCafe - a coffee cafe with new age facility (With Image)


October 13th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipali Issar New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A cafe with a delectable difference - that not only brews steaming coffee but also offers unique 'Brand Delhi' chocolates. It doesn't stop there. The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

British Graffiti Artist Banksy Creates “The Simpsons” Opening Sequence


October 11th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Animation series "The Simpsons" always manages to hit headlines for some reason or the other. The latest buzz surrounding the Fox television series is regarding a ... Read more...

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A tree of knowledge for CWG opening event


September 7th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) 'Tree of Knowledge' - a 90-foot-tall artificial tree made of bamboo, with a lot of textile treatment and a rich foliage of chinar and peepal leaves will ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Eric Cantor Launches You Cut, Democrats Scoff


May 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The residents of the USA now can vote for which federal spending they do not want and the choice comes courtesy the GOP. The new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Need to de-stress? Walk into this neighbourhood spa in Gurgaon (IANS Spa Review)


May 11th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 11 (IANS) "Is the pressure, okay," asks the masseur softly, as her hands move surely on tired, abused calf muscles. A musical melody wafts through the small speakers, with the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Yashraj TV launches on Sony


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Yashraj Films' is all set for the small screen innings as it launches YRF TV on Sony Entertainment Television. They are coming up with a weekend slot of 5 shows which ... Read more...

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US Air Force Takes The Veil Off Beast Of Kandahar


December 9th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.09, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the first time US Air Force has confirmed that its arsenal contains an advanced stealth aircraft called 'Beast of Kandahar'. The images of the unmanned drone ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Central government school’s staff don black bands as protest


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 3 (IANS) The entire teaching and non-teaching staff of the central government's 586 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV) across India has decided to work with a black arm bands to protest ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Tum Mile’ has shock element: Emraan Hashmi


September 28th, 2009 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Films coming from Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt are known for their shock value. Now Emraan Hashmi says his upcoming film with the Bhatt brothers, "Tum Mile", ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bangalore gears up for ‘Joy of Giving Week’


September 5th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) India's IT hub Bangalore, along with the rest of the country, will come forward to make a difference in the lives of less privileged section of the society ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Sankat City’ - well-spun thriller, but not slick enough (IANS Film Review; Rating: ***)


July 11th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Sankat City"; Director: Pankaj Advani; Cast: Kay Kay Menon, Anupam Kher, Rimi Sen, Chunkey Pandey, Dilip Prabhawalkar, Rahul Dev, Yashpal Sharma, Hemant Pandey, Jehangir Khan, Manoj Pahwa; Rating: ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seth Meyers And SNL Team To Develop Animated Series For MTV


July 1st, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by GD
All "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) fans can heave a sigh of relief now, after hearing this news. It seems that all the former, talented members of the SNL team are going to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Know Laurence Wachowski: The creator of the Matrix


April 29th, 2009 - 1:48 am ICT by GD
If you are a fan of the Matrix series then you have surely heard of Laurence Wachowski. He along with his younger brother Andrew Paul created the Matrix. Laurence or Larry as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Everest T20 scores over Nepal wardens


April 13th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 13 (IANS) Everest T20 has survived a googly by Nepal's national park wardens to proceed with the unique match next week, tourism officials said. The incredible idea of playing a Twenty20 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nepal bowls googly to Everest Twenty20 teams


April 12th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 12 (IANS) Cricket, described as the glorious game of uncertainty, lived up to its reputation in Nepal Sunday as state officials barred entry to the two teams of western amateur ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BJP will sweep Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha poll: Raman Singh


March 9th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 9 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh said here Monday that he was sure the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would sweep the April 16 Lok Sabha elections in the state. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

First transgender choir strikes gay rights chord in Nepal


February 3rd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 3 (IANS) Bhakti Shah faces an uphill struggle to get her job back a year after Nepal's army sacked the physical training instructor for being involved in a lesbian relationship ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

When Gujarat prisoners wrote essays on Mahatma Gandhi


February 1st, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Winds of change, inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, are blowing across Gujarat's prisons.On Jan 30, Martyrs Day, around 13,000 inmates of 24 prisons in the state paid homage to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kalam urged to return to EMRI governing board


January 21st, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) has asked the family of tainted founder and former chairman of Satyam Computer Services B. Ramalinga Raju to delink themselves from ... Read more...

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Kerala expects Rs.5 bn investment at entrepreneur-diaspora meet


December 5th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 5 (IANS) The two-day "Entee Naadu", a meeting of the Kerala diaspora and entrepreneurs being held at Kochi Dec 23-24, has evoked a huge response and authorities expect the projects ... Read more...

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