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Kerala’s tourism institute to get UNWTO affiliation


September 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) The state-owned Kerala Institute of Tourism and Travel Studies (KITTS) is all set to get affiliation from the World Tourism Organisation (WTO), the agency of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Femina Miss India pageant enters 50th year


September 18th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Femina Miss India beauty pageant Tuesday kickstarted the celebrations of its 50 years.The first Miss India Meher Castellino, was joined by other former Miss India ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Raj Thackeray backs FDI in retail, demands jobs only for locals


September 18th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Expressing full support to FDI in retail, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that local people must be given employment by MNCs opening shop ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President to visit Bengal from Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will begin a four-day visit to West Bengal from Friday, said an official statement here.This will be Mukherjee's first visit to ... Read more...

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North Korea Celebrates National Day


September 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pyongyang, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) North Korea celebrated its independence day. Various types of dances that were performance that conformed to the Arirang dance that is famous in this country. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Prince Harry to earn danger money in Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kabul, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry who is the third in command in the British army arrived in Bastion camp in Afghanistan where he is expected to complete his tour. He ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Barlow’s Diamond Jubilee hangover


September 10th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow says he is still celebrating Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee which was held June 3.The 41-year-old, who played an important role in doing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

President Mukherjee’s first official visit to Chennai, Tiruputi


September 7th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In his first official visit after assuming the highest constitutional position, President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day tour to Chennai and Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Duncan had a natural death


September 5th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) There's no foul play in actor Michael Clarke Duncan's death, confirms the Coroner's Office. His personal doctor also confirmed he died of natural causes.There's no ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

1812 war museum opens in Moscow


September 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A museum has been built in Moscow to commemorate Russia's victory in the 1812 Patriotic War against Napoleon, RIA Novosti reported.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omarosa Manigault speaks about Michael Clarke Duncan


September 4th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Celebrity Apprentice contestant and fiancee of late Green Mile star Michael Clarke Duncan, Omarosa Manigault has spoken about the love she and Michael shared in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 500,000 participate in Moscow Day celebrations


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 500,000 people took part in the festive events in Moscow Sunday as the Russian capital went into the second day of its 2012 City ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India must play matches on FIFA dates: Kovermans


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevarmans Sunday said that India must play on dates designated by world body FIFA for friendlies if they want to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

MobileStore expects 30 percent sales jump


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) MobileStore, India's largest mobile phone retail chain, is expecting about 25-30 percent jump in sales on year-on-year basis between mid-October and the end of the year, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Under-19 cricketers’ welcome ends in chaos in Kolkata


August 29th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) A heroes' welcome to two members of India's Under-19 World Cup winning squad ended in chaos Wednesday following an ugly quarrel between the police and a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India U-19 cricket team gets heroes welcome


August 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The triumphant U-19 Indian cricket team arrived home to a euphoric reception here Tuesday afternoon.As Delhi boy and skipper Unmukt Chand, who hit a match-winning unbeaten ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dilip sahab greatest gift of my life: Saira Banu


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Yesteryears diva Saira Banu, who turned 68 Thursday, says she is glad to have a life partner like Dilip Kumar and considers him the biggest gift ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerala gets ready for Onam


August 18th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 18 (IANS) Onam, Kerala's famous harvest festival, will be celebrated this year from August 26.Until August 31, when the festival ends, Keralites will push concerns over the deficient ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mamata asks Maoists to lay down arms (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday promised an attractive rehabilitation package to Maoists who lay down weapons and return to mainstream."I appeal to the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata for electoral reforms, cash-free polls


August 14th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 14 (IANS) Observing that corrupt practices were rampant in India's electoral process particularly in the northeast, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday called for electoral reforms."Today ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Section of judiciary corrupt, says Mamata


August 14th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday said a section of the judiciary was corrupt, claiming that there were instances where court judgments have been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

VHP disrupts India, Pakistan joint I-Day celebrations


August 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Activists of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) Tuesday disrupted India-Pakistan joint celebrations of their independence organised by a group of voluntary organisations here.The activists tried to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Carnival at Baprola village as Sushil scripts history


August 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) It was carnival atmosphere at Baprola village on the outskirts of Delhi as celebrations broke out after local wrestler Sushil Kumar Sunday got ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Celebrations at Yogeshwar’s home over medal


August 12th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) With wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt putting up a stunning performance to win a bronze medal in the London Olympics, celebrations broke out in his village in Haryana's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Olympics: Defar wins 5,000m gold again, eight years on


August 12th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Meseret Defar from Ethiopia produced the fastest turn of speed in the last 200 metres of the women's 5,000-metre to claim her second Olympic gold medal ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Today is Book Lovers’ Day


August 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reading makes us smarter and happier people. So it has been said. That is why this 9th of August; we will be celebrating Book Lover’s Day. ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Mumbai offers insurance to Ganeshotsav revelers


August 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Mumbai civic agency Wednesday announced a scheme to provide insurance and medical assistance to participants in next month's 11-day Ganeshotsav festival, an official said here.Mayor ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Olympics: Germany beat Hong Kong for table tennis bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Beijing silver medallists Germany took bronze in the Olympic men's table tennis tournament here, defeating Hong Kong Wednesday.Germany's Timo Boll won the first and last singles ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It has been a roller-coaster ride, says Gagan Narang


August 8th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 8 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist, shooter Gagan Narang said Wednesday his journey from the Beijing Games to the London Olympics had been a roller-coaster ride.The rifle-shooter failed to ... Read more...

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It was disappointment that turned into celebrations: Vijay’s family


August 4th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Harsour (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 4 (IANS) It was a disappointment that later turned into a big celebration in this nondescript village. The reason: the 26-year-old Vijay Kumar of the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Legendary Jarnail Singh conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna posthumously


July 30th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) India's legendary soccer defender Jarnail Singh was Sunday conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna - the club's highest award - posthumously. The award was given to his three ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Four slain at festival in Mexico


July 27th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 27 (IANS/EFE) Four people died after a man armed with a rifle opened fire during a festival in the southern Mexican town of Huehuetan, said authorities.The shootings ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Windies, Australia to renew ODI rivalry


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 22 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will renew their rivalry with Australia when they head Down Under for a five-match One-Day International series next February 2013.The tour will be ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

We will celebrate on July 25: Pranab’s daughter


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee's family is planning to celebrate his ascendancy as president of India on July 25 after he formally assumes office, his daughter Sharmistha ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India storm into semis of World Junior squash


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Doha, July 16 (IANS) India snatched a dramatic 2-1 win against Hong Kong to enter the semi-finals of the World junior squash team championship here Monday for only the second ... Read more...

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