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Mexico issues 1 kg commemorative gold coin


September 18th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexico' central bank Monday brought into circulation the country's first 1 kg gold commemorative coin.The Banco de Mexico announced in a communique that the coin ... Read more...

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Brazil spider’s venom could help in man’s sexual life


August 30th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A group of scientists from Brazil and the US has found that the venom from what is considered the world's deadliest spider could be the secret ... Read more...

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Northeast exodux: Meghalaya to send team to other states


August 16th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Expressing concern over "students' exodus" from southern states fearing attacks, the Meghalaya government Thursday decided to send a delegation to these states to unearth the truth.Many ... Read more...

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Chavan reviews Pune blasts probe


August 4th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan reviewed here Saturday the investigations into the serial bomb blasts which rocked the city three days ago.Chavan, who visited the city ... Read more...

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Kalam’s e-paper ‘billion beats’ now on Facebook


July 11th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's e-paper 'billion beats' has now started beating on the social media site Facebook."We are happy to start the Facebook page ... Read more...

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Monsoon showers bring relief to UP


July 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The temperatures in the sun-scorched Uttar Pradesh went down considerably Saturday with heavy to moderate rains reported from most parts of the state.The state received heavy ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Myanmar to introduce new 10,000 kyat banknotes


June 8th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 8 (IANS) The Central Bank of Myanmar has announced it will put currency notes of 10,000 kyat denomination into circulation June 15. The new 10,000 kyat banknote is ... Read more...

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China’s e-shopping market to be world’s biggest


May 19th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) Online shopping transactions in China will surpass those in Japan in 2012 and the US by 2013 to become the world's top most, a report has ... Read more...

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Internet would have made 1975 Emergency a fiasco: Jaitley


May 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Had internet been there, the Emergency of 1975 would have been a "fiasco", said Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Thursday as ... Read more...

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Jagan’s Sakshi group challenges freezing of accounts


May 9th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) A day after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) froze its bank accounts, the Sakshi Group of companies owned by YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan ... Read more...

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Argentina destroys 11,000 firearms


May 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 11,000 firearms surrendered by their owners were destroyed by the government as part of a programme to reduce the number of weapons in Argentina, ... Read more...

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Pranab lays foundation for financial city near Bangalore


April 8th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Prarnab Mukherjee Sunday laid the foundation stone for the country's first financial city, being built by the state-run IFCI Infrastructure Development Ltd (IIDL) at ... Read more...

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Pakistani newspapers set aflame in Karachi


March 21st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 21 (IANS) The driver of a newspaper truck was abducted and thousands of newspapers were set ablaze Wednesday morning in Karachi, a media report said.Jang Press driver ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Telugu almanac writer booked for insulting women


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Hyderabad police Tuesday booked a well-known astrologer for allegedly insulting women in his almanac.The Central Crime Station (CCS) booked a case against Srinivas Gargeya under Indian ... Read more...

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Hindi fortnightly for blind launched


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The inaugural edition of India's first Hindi fortnightly for the blind was launched here Monday by Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani.Envisaged to promote the access to ... Read more...

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China to monitor drugs through electronic system


March 1st, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) China will keep track of all drugs prescribed by doctors by 2015 using an electronic monitoring system, authorities said.The system, launched in 2006, applies to 56,000 ... Read more...

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Another surgery conducted on Falak


February 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Battered baby Falak continues to be critical after she underwent yet another surgery, this time to connect her brain to abdomen to help circulation ... Read more...

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China money supply to increase 14 percent


February 18th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) China's central bank has set a target of 14 percent growth rate for its money supply in 2012.M2, an important gauge of money supply, mainly includes ... Read more...

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Spanish village goes back to peseta


February 15th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the ongoing euro crisis, a Spanish village has opted to go back to using the peseta. Residents in Villamayor de Santiago got back to the old ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bengal bars media conference at the assembly, CPI-M objects


February 10th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly Friday barred press conferences at the media centre in the assembly premises when the house is not in session, drawing protests ... Read more...

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South Korean money supply growth unchanged in December 2011


February 8th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 8 (IANS) South Korea's money supply growth stayed unchanged in December 2011 year due to a base effect, the central bank said Wednesday.The country's M2, so-called broad money, ... Read more...

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Can women endure more pain than men?


January 25th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) For many people, the debate whether men or women handle pain better may remain unresolved, but scientists now say that females endure more pain.Researchers have discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dialogue will settle beating up incident of Bangladeshi man: Pranab


January 21st, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will settle through dialogue the beating up of a suspected Bangladeshi cattle smuggler by Indian border force personnel that has caused outrage, ... Read more...

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Temperatures plunge in Rajasthan


January 12th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 12 (IANS) Temperatures fell in several parts of Rajasthan over the past two days, forcing people to remain mostly indoors, as icy winds from the Himalayan ranges blew ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South Korea’s money supply growth unchanged in November 2011


January 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Jan 12 (IANS) South Korea's money supply growth stayed unchanged in November last year, the central bank said Thursday.The country's M2, so-called broad money, expanded 4.4 percent in November ... Read more...

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Man tries to pay with $1M bill at Walmart


January 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 53-year-old insisted that a Walmart store at North Carolina should accept his $1 million bill because it was a legal tender. After picking vacuum ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Fake currency injected from neighbouring countries: Pranab


December 17th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh), Dec 17 (IANS) Fake currency is being injected into India from some of the neighbouring countries to destabilise the economy, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday."India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India determined to eradicate polio: minister


December 9th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) With only one case of polio being reported in India this year, the government is hoping to eradicate the paralytic disease completely, Minister of State ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

South Korea’s money supply growth accelerates in October


December 7th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 7 (IANS) South Korea's money supply growth continued its upward trend in October due to a base effect, the central bank said Wednesday.The country's M2, so-called broad money, ... Read more...

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Congress, not BJP, running parallel 2G trial: Joshi


November 3rd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader Murli Manohar Joshi, who heads parliament's Public Accounts Committee, Thursday hit out at the Congress, accusing it of running a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Japan’s monetary base rose in October


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 2 (IANS) The monetary base in Japan rose 17 percent in October from a year earlier from a 16.7 percent annual increase logged in the previous month, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to demonetize Rs.5 note by Dec 31


October 29th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) The State Bank of Pakistan has said the currency note of Rs.5 denomination shall cease to be legal tender with effect from Jan 1 next year, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

RBI detects fake Indian notes in office


October 1st, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has registered a police complaint here after detecting 192 fake Indian currency notes in their office in August, police ... Read more...

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358 leeches used to reconstruct woman’s face


September 21st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A huge chunk of a woman's face bitten off during a horrific dog attack was reconstructed by Swedish surgeons using 358 leeches, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

As India borrows Pakistani romance, one man recasts himself


September 16th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) From hero to villain to out-of-work film actor to TV star, Mohnish Behl has had a long checkered journey in showbiz. But in his twilight years, ... Read more...

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