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Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Development of tribal areas top priority: Dhumal


September 9th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) The development of tribal areas in Himachal Pradesh is one of the top priorities of the government, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Sunday."The government ... Read more...

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MP’s expense claims rise in a year


September 7th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Official figures show that the expenses for the MPs have gone up immensely as compared to what politicians spent before the expenses scandal. The bill rose ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Seal wants share in Klum’s fortune?


September 4th, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) R&B; British singer Seal is reportedly eyeing Heidi Klum's fortune and made outrageous property settlement demands when she filed for divorce from him.Heidi claims Seal ... Read more...

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Rs.411 crore supplementary budget in Jharkhand


August 31st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday presented a Rs.411 crore first supplementary budget in the state assembly.Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is also in charge of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways on road to revival?


August 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The beleaguered Pakistan Railways may be finally on the road to revival, as the government has approved various projects at a whopping cost of Rs.287 billion ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s young can change political landscape: daily


August 6th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) A staggering 40 million of Pakistan's 84.3 million voters are aged between 18 and 35 and have the "potential to change the country's political landscape", said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britain paid record $30 bn to EU in 2011


August 1st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) British taxpayers paid a record 19.2 billion pounds ($30 billion) to the European Union last year, The Sun reported WednesdayOfficial statistics reveal that the British payments ... Read more...

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African tribesmen steal lions’ lunch


July 11th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A dramatic video shows how three African tribesmen snatched a chunk of meat from a pride of lions, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Incredibly, tribespeople in Africa ... Read more...

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Myntra ventures into Bollywood, joins hands with ‘Cocktail’


July 8th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Do you want to dress up like Veronica, Meera and Gautam from the forthcoming movie "Cocktail"? Buy trendy chick clothes falunted by Saif Ali ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Huge asteroid hurtles past Earth


June 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) A giant asteroid about 700 metres wide flew past Earth early Friday, Daily Mail reported.The chunk of space rock - dubbed 2012 LZ1 - passed Earth ... Read more...

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Gossip comprises huge chunk of corporate emails: Study


June 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The average corporate email user sends 112 emails every day and one out of every seven of those messages can be called "gossip," says a new ... Read more...

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Olivia Wilde’s sleepless nights after split


June 3rd, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Actress Olivia Wilde has revealed that she secretly battled weight and sleep issues after her marriage broke up last year. "The Tron: Legacy" star admits she ... Read more...

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AI employees suffer as strike continues for 19th day (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Not just Air India's international operations but even the March's pay of employees have been severely affected due to the ongoing pilots agitation, said an ... Read more...

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Air India strike continues for 19th day, losses at Rs.290 crore


May 26th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Air India pilots' strike continued for the 19th day Saturday, mounting the national carrier's losses to Rs.290 crore."Till now, the losses stand at Rs.270 ... Read more...

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AI board meet to decide on Boeing 787 arrival date, employees VRS


May 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Air India board will meet Monday to decide on the induction date of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner into the carrier's fleet and a voluntary ... Read more...

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People fail when stakes are high, study finds


May 10th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) High stakes and financial bonanzas offered in sports or game shows actually drive participants to perform poorly because of the fear of losing their potentially lucrative ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brand hungry? Beware of counterfeits (Feature)


May 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) So your friend told you about this tiny, hidden away shop in a busy market that sells well-known international branded clothes, shoes and accessories at ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Delhi civic polls: Congress fields 112 young candidates


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) The Congress party has fielded 112 candidates below the age of 40 of its total of 272 for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi elections on ... Read more...

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After court order on Kolkata cabs, ‘alternative’ arrangements planned


March 31st, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Taxis are set to become scarce in Kolkata from Sunday following a Calcutta High Court order that cabs should mandatorily have tamper-proof digital meters with printers. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Surfer falls into shark jaws


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A surfer in Australia fell off his board and landed on a shark but escaped alive after having a huge chunk of flesh ripped out of ... Read more...

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‘Huge fireball’ appears over Britain


March 4th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) An unusually bright slow-moving light appeared in the night sky above northern Britain, a media report said Sunday.Police forces across Britain have been inundated with calls ... Read more...

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Bids worth Rs.12,766.75 crore received for ONGC shares


March 2nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The government Friday said it has received valid bids worth Rs.12,766.75 crore for divesting its five percent stake in the Oil and Natural Gas ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in round six of UP polls (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The sixth and penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a brisk start Tuesday with an impressive 9.7 percent voter turnout in ... Read more...

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Himachal land purchase by Bhushan illegal: Virbhadra


February 21st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Himachal Pradesh has violated land laws by granting permission to Team Anna member and counsel Prashant Bhushan to purchase ... Read more...

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Africa to be ‘next centre of growth’ for Bank of Baroda


February 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Public sector lender Bank of Baroda (BoB) is planning to expand its network in Africa for its incremental business growth by opening ten new branches in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Barabanki gets the chills, slow polling in first hours


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (IANS) The enthusiastic first time voter and the loyal Dalit were out but many others stayed inside their homes Wednesday, waiting for the chill ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India-Australia trade to touch Rs.2 lakh crore in three years


February 6th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Australia's bilateral trade with India is set to reach Rs.2 lakh crore ($40 billion) in the next three years, a trade official from that country ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Six injured in Rajasthan jail clash


January 19th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 18 (IANS) At least six prisoners were injured in a clash between two groups of prisoners in a jail in Rajasthan's Dholpur Wednesday, police said.Officials said that the ... Read more...

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Media should show restraint, says Chandy


January 18th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Two days after media reports alleged that Kerala Police were snooping on emails of some Muslim leaders, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the press had ... Read more...

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Iraq demands back ‘Saddam bottom’ taken by British soldier


January 17th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Iraq has demanded back a metal chunk that formed the bottom of a bronze statue of late president Saddam Hussein that was taken by a British ... Read more...

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Every fifth murder in Delhi sexually motivated: Police


January 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Every fifth murder in the capital is sexually motivated, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Friday.Addressing the annual press conference of the Delhi Police, Gupta said: ... Read more...

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Kobe Byrant’s divorce settlement to be more than Tiger Woods’ $100 million settlement with Elin


December 19th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Golfing ace Tiger Woods separated from his wife Elin a long time back and it has been rumored that Elin had walked away with a huge ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Surfer Stephen King has a lucky escape from shark attack


December 12th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A surfer believes he is the “luckiest” person in the world after a shark missed him just barely. Stephen King of NSW was left with only minor ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Telecom Commission undecided on mergers, spectrum fee


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The telecom commission is still undecided over the regulator's proposition of easing merger norms and allowing the levy of a one-time fee on companies holding ... Read more...

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