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A race in Moscow would benefit F1: Fisichella


June 6th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Formula One race on the streets of Moscow would be excellent for the sport and its Russian fans, three-time race winner Giancarlo Fisichella said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Flash mob performs jig with brooms at Noida


January 30th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Holding brooms, a large number of people Monday broke into a jig -- which turned out to be a flash mob of its own kind ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Second cold spell in Uttar Pradesh after incessant rains


January 1st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 1 (IANS) A night-long drizzle followed by incessant rain since Sunday morning has brought the mercury down in large parts of Uttar Pradesh.The met office in Lucknow recorded ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

London-style AC double-decker buses for Kolkata tourism


October 17th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) Taking forward Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's promise to make "Kolkata into London", the city authorities will soon introduce two open-deck AC double-decker buses for sightseeing."Two ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Transport strike troubles people in parts of Bengal


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Attendance in schools dropped, university examinations were postponed and commuters had a harrowing time here and in three surrounding districts of West Bengal Thursday due ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kolkatans enjoy World Cup final, miss Sourav


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The streets of Kolkata wore a deserted look as cricket-crazy fans were glued to their television sets as clock ticked towards the start of the World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kolkata wears a deserted look for India-Pakistan clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The streets of Kolkata were deserted Wednesday as cricket-crazy Bengalis got glued to their television sets as clock ticked towards the start of the World Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fiji’s massage parlours operating as brothels


February 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Suva (Fiji), Feb 28 (IANS) Police are keeping a close watch on massage parlours in Fiji's capital city Suva as many of them are suspected to be operating as brothels, a media ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eco-driving helps cut oil consumption


February 8th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) You can save fuel by avoiding stop-and-go traffic, closing your window, not using air-conditioning or coasting toward halts -- basically what is coming up as eco-driving. Research at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chicago Blizzard Leaves City In Mayhem


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive snow storm that lashed Chicago and adjacent areas yesterday left the residents struggling without electricity in some parts of the city and made a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

In Uttar Pradesh bylanes, children help fight polio


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 3 (IANS) On any polio immunisation day, eight-year-old Ayad Hussain wakes up early, finishes his breakfast and by 7 a.m., along with a dozen other children, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Huge response for Meerut polio rally


January 22nd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Jan 22 (IANS) The pulse-polio rally received tremendous response in Meerut Saturday with health workers and UNICEF officials taking out a mass procession through the city streets.The rally was held ahead ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

13 more die in UP, winter toll reaches 82


January 9th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 9 (IANS) The cold wave in Uttar Pradesh claimed 13 more lives Sunday as the temperature dropped to new lows across large parts of the state. The death toll in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold wave kills 12 in Uttar Pradesh, toll reaches 48


January 5th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 5 (IANS) With a dozen deaths reported Wednesday, the biting chilly winds blowing across the plains of Uttar Pradesh have claimed 48 lives this winter.According to information available at the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pavitra Rishta: Has Jaywant Kidnapped Archana?


December 1st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
In the last episode, police was seen chasing Manav’s car thus, leading to an accident. Manav’s friend informs the same to Archana while she was sleeping at their ‘kholi’. On hearing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dispute surfaces in Chinese city over discarded cigarette butt for money exchange


October 28th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): A dispute has surfaced in the Chinese city of Xianyang over residents being offered cold hard cash for each discarded cigarette butt they pick up.The drive, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cigarette butts mean money in Chinese city


October 28th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) A city in China has begun offering money to its residents who pick up discarded cigarette butts as part of a campaign to keep its streets clean. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Foxes Kill Penguins at London Zoo


October 17th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A probe in the last year’s incident of 11 South African and rock hopper penguins killing, at the 182-year old Zoo in London’s Regent’s Park, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Heavy September rains in Delhi, more forecast


September 5th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed the national capital Sunday morning, bringing down the temperature and causing the usual flooding of city streets. The national capital received 36.4 mm of rains ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Spain hauls Google on Street View


August 18th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Spain has taken on internet search giant Google over alleged privacy violations during Street View's mapping. The Daily Telegraph reported that a Madrid judge ordered a Google representative to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Planted Micro Chip Helps In Recovering Kelli, The Lost Penguin


July 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Law enforcement authorities of the Irish Capital of Dublin have reportedly been successful in recovering a penguin which had been stolen. The police ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

LeBron James’ Faces The Heat


July 9th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) LeBron James' announcement on Thursday night that he would join Miami Heat sparked off frenzy among the fans in Miami as they can look now forward ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Music Of Nagaland Charms Myanmar


June 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Music has no boundaries and no language bar! This has been proved once again by a band from one of the north eastern states of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Runaway emu captured in SC after a long chase


May 9th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rock Hill, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The emu that run wild through the city streets and dodged the police and citizens for hours has finally been caught, thanks to the net ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kolkata sex workers rally for equality, social status


March 8th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) Hundreds of sex workers and their children Monday marched across the city streets on International Women's Day, demanding social equality and recognition for their profession. About 3,000 sex workers ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cambridge University students present news in the buff


March 6th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): A bulletin broadcast by Cambridge University Television could end up facing a police investigation after its presenters read the news wearing nothing but their spectacles.Student newscasters Seb Dunnett ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Victoria won’t tolerate attacks on Indians: Brumby


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.23 (ANI): Victoria Premier J. Brumby has said in a statement that no violence will be tolerated against any community in the state.The statement, which was released by the Australian High ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kin of Pune blast victims holds a candlelight vigil in Mumbai


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Feb 22 (ANI): Friends and family members of the victims of the Pune terror attack took out a candlelight vigil here on Sunday to pay homage to those who had lost ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Deep collection system bins for cleanliness during CWG


January 20th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday decided to install 68 deep collection system bins at 20 locations in the national capital to ensure cleanliness during the Commonwealth Games in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Turnout proves people’s love for Basu: CPI-M


January 19th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) The huge turnout Tuesday proved that the people of West Bengal really loved their former chief minister Jyoti Basu, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) state secretary Biman ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Farhan and Vivek zoom together


January 11th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It was multi-talented Farhan Akhtar's birthday on January 9 which he celebrated by throwing a party for his tinsel town buddies and guess who made his birthday very special for me? ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Congress ally’s shutdown fails to impact life in West Bengal


November 24th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 24 (IANS) Normal life remained virtually unaffected in West Bengal Tuesday despite a dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI), an ally of opposition Congress-Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Google Street View expands to include Toronto


October 7th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by BNO News
By Michael van PoppelTORONTO (BNO NEWS) -- Google Maps on Wednesday morning expanded its street view feature to include the photographic landscapes of Toronto city streets.In the past few years, as ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Monopoly City Streets: The Classic Game Revamped And Ready To Launch


September 8th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Here's a good news for Monopoly game freaks. The classic game that has been played by people belonging to every generation has been given a "tech makeover" due to Hasbro's ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Gujarat monks campaign against polythene bags to save cows


August 13th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Junagadh (Gujarat), Aug 13 (IANS) A group of Hindu monks will Monday launch a campaign to rid this Gujarat city of all polythene waste to save cows, considered holy by the Hindus. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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