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Shutdown gets partial response in Himachal (Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) The shutdown called by the opposition against the central government's economic measures Thursday got a partial response in the BJP-ruled Himachal Pradesh with buses and trains ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Commercial establishments shut in Himachal


September 20th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) Commercial establishments were closed in parts of Himachal Pradesh Thursday following the opposition sponsored nationwide shutdown.State-run transport and private buses and trains were plying but trucks ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cell phone jammers without proper authorization are illegal in US


March 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since a bus commuter, only identified as Eric, admitted to the use of cell phone jammer, the interest in the device has gone up in many ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Strike doesn’t affect life in Tamil Nadu


February 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Normal life in Tamil Nadu was not affected by the 24-hour nation-wide strike called by 11 trade unions Tuesday, with buses and trains running as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Back home in Bihar on Chhath


November 1st, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 1 (IANS) Satender Singh and Jagnarain Yadav are happy to be back home to celebrate Chhath, Bihar's most popular festival, with family and friends.In their mid-30s, both left ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gunmen attack Pakistani school van, killing 6


September 13th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by BNO News
PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed on Tuesday when a group of gunmen attacked a school van in northwestern Pakistan, local media reported.According to reports, the attack ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Food for cause: No dabbas for Mumbai’s office-goers (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Striking work for the first time in their 120-year-old history, Mumbai's famed dabbawalas Friday extended support to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in his fight for a ... Read more...

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Mumbai dabbawalas join Anna, office-goers go without tiffin


August 19th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Striking work for the first time in their 120-year-old history, Mumbai's famed dabbawalas Friday stepped forth to support Anna Hazare in his fight for a stronger ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telangana groups to launch non-cooperation movement Feb 17


February 5th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Parties and groups fighting for separate statehood to Telangana Saturday announced that they will launch a non-cooperation movement from Feb 17 to press for the introduction of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN campaign to protect Delhi women from violence


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The United Nations Development Fund for Women (Unifem) Monday launched a programme here with the aim of checking violence against women and adolescent girls in public space. ... Read more...

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South Africa’s star power restored as World Cup ends


July 11th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (DPA) From "ugly worm" to "beautiful butterfly," as the country's Nobel-winning Archbishop Desmond Tutu put it, the remarkable success of the World Cup confirmed the metamorphosis of South Africa ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Business as usual in Mumbai after protest


July 6th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) A day after the nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties to protest against the fuel price hike, life returned to normal in Mumbai Tuesday. With most offices remaining ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lukewarm response to shutdown in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


July 5th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Normal life remained largely unaffected in Tamil Nadu Monday during the dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by seven opposition parties to protest the hike in fuel prices. The strike was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Strike hits businesses, losses up to $2.8 billion


July 5th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A day-long general strike disrupted normal business activities across India, affecting key sectors of the economy and causing losses anywhere between a conservative Rs.3,000 crore ($666 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tepid response to shutdown in Tamil Nadu


July 5th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Normal life remained unaffected in Tamil Nadu Monday as seven opposition parties began a dawn-to-dusk shutdown to protest the hike in fuel prices. Buses and trains were operating ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oz smokers being shunned in their own homes: Study


May 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): An Australian study has found that smokers are increasingly being shunned even in their own homes.The research by the NSW Government and the University of Sydney found that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strike against prices hits life in parts of India (Lead)


April 27th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Normal life was hit hard in West Bengal, Kerala, Tripura and parts of Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu as activists of 13 opposition parties ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Women-driven taxis are popular in Middle East


March 29th, 2010 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
By Cam McGrath Cairo, March 29 (DPA) Fleets of "pink" taxis, driven by women, are cruising the streets of Middle East cities, providing a safe and comfortable ride for women wary of getting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple’s ‘iKey’ to replace the humble door key


March 7th, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Computer giant Apple is set to revolutionize the traditional door key with introduction of a hi-tech alternative nicknamed the 'iKey'.It means people can stop carrying around a bunch ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Court tells Shiv Sena leader to pay for damages


March 5th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) In a ruling that can serve as a deterrent for violent protesters, the Bombay High Court Friday ordered a former Shiv Sena legislator to cough up Rs.500,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Security tightened in Punjab following Dera Sacha Sauda protest


March 1st, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar 1 (ANI): Security has been tightened across Punjab following protests by Dera Sacha Sauda supporters over the filing of a fresh murder case against their chief, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.Dera ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sankranti celebrated with gaiety in Andhra Pradesh


January 14th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Sankranti, the colourful Telugu harvest festival, was celebrated with gaiety and traditional fervour across Andhra Pradesh Thursday. Towns and villages wore a festive look with colourful kites, rangolis, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Telangana students plan road, rail blockade Tuesday (Third Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Two days ahead of the all-party meet called by the central government on Telangana issue, a mammoth meeting of students at the Osmania University here Sunday threatened ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mumbai facing a severe water crisis


December 26th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 26 (ANI): Mumbai is facing an acute water crisis as people are forced to use sewage water for their day-to-day chores.Civic authorities have cut down supply by as much ... Read more...

Posted in National |

London snarls at Washington over unpaid traffic fines


August 17th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A transatlantic row is brewing - over unpaid traffic penalties. Two weeks after the installation of a new US ambassador to Britain, transport authorities in London are fuming ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Millions throng to Kurukshetra for holy dip during solar eclipse


July 22nd, 2009 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Kurukshetra (Haryana), July 22 (IANS) It was a sea of humanity that arrived in this Haryana town to take a dip in the 'Brahmsarovar' on the occasion of the longest solar eclipse ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Six students killed in bus-train collision in Punjab (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, May 20 (IANS) At least six children and the driver of a school bus were killed Wednesday morning when their vehicle collided with a passenger train at an unmanned railway crossing ... Read more...

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Suicidal to stagger polls in Maoist areas: CEC (Interview)


April 18th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner N. Gopalaswami Saturday defended the poll panel's move to include most Maoist affected constituencies in the first leg of Lok Sabha ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Top 10 technologies that can improve morning commute


January 26th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 26 (ANI): A laser-based system called LightLane, which can help keep cyclists safe from fast moving vehicles, is being proposed as one of the newest technologies that can improve ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Many Sri Lankan women are harassed in public transport


November 30th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 30 (IANS) Many Sri Lankan women travelling in public transport face some form of "sexual harassment" mainly in the cosmopolitan areas, a media report quoting a research study said Sunday.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Uttar Pradesh minister’s nephew drugged, looted


September 28th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Nephew of Uttar Pradesh transport minister Ram Achal Rajbhar was drugged and looted in a roadways bus while he was on his way to Lucknow from Ambedkar Nagar, ... Read more...

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Tropical storm brings Hong Kong to a halt


June 25th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, June 25 (DPA) Schools were closed, ferries grounded and dozens of flights cancelled or delayed Wednesday as Hong Kong was side-swiped by its first severe tropical storm of the year. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Orissa chief minister slams fuel hike


June 12th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday lashed out against the central government for the fuel price hike, saying it would affect the people of his state. "The fuel ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tamil Nadu, Puducherry shutdown a partial success


June 7th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) The day-long shutdown to protest fuel price hikes, called by Left parties in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Saturday, was a partial success. Shops were closed in many parts ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

AIDS patients to get travel expenses to visit ART centres


April 7th, 2008 - 6:40 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneshwar, Apr 7 (ANI): The Orissa Government has announced plans to provide traveling expenses to AIDS patients to visit the Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) centers from their homes.Project Director, Orissa State Aids ... Read more...

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