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Mozambique seeks Indian investment to develop tea industry


September 4th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Mozambique has sought Indian expertise and investment to develop its tea industry.A delegation from the African country, led by Agriculture Minister Jose Pachecho, held a ... Read more...

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Williams turns to Victoria for advice


August 30th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams, who is expecting his first child with wife Ayda Field, has turned to Victoria Beckham for advice. He has booked a VIP ... Read more...

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Russia to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 in comparison to 1990."I confirm that ... Read more...

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Create IT friendly climate in UP, Akhilesh tells officials


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Keeping up with his promise to promote Information Technology (IT) in the state, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Monday directed his officials to make ... Read more...

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Mobster released in Italy due to beans allergy


March 24th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 24 (IANS/AKI) A mobster was released from jail in Italy because the prison served too many beans on its menu and he suffered from allergy to the legumes.Michele ... Read more...

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Depression peaks in those living alone


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 23 (IANS) The number of people living alone has not only doubled over the last three decades, thanks to the breakdown of the family system, but they are ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Self-improvement promotes teamwork, social skills


February 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Winning may have its uses, but playing in an environment that values self-improvement encourages teamwork and initiative, social skills and a sense of identity, a ... Read more...

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India to US: Don’t set back IT success story, ease visas


February 7th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Voicing concern over protectionism, India has asked the US to address issues faced by Indian IT professionals, who pay $15 billion in taxes, and reminded Washington ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Divorce not problematic, but its poor handling is


January 18th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) The poor handling of divorce by parents, rather than the act itself, causes additional behavioural problems for the kids, suggests a study."It is not divorce in ... Read more...

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Krishna in Colombo on four-day visit


January 16th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 16 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna arrived here Monday on a four-day official visit to Sri Lanka.Sri Lankan External Affairs Minister G.L. Peiris received Krishna ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mandatory carbon disclosure for telecom sector welcomed


January 14th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Environmental NGO Greenpeace Saturday welcomed the Indian government's order making it mandatory for telecom companies in the country to disclose carbon emissions and usage of ... Read more...

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President for farmer-industry partnership


October 30th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday suggested that a committee of governors be set up to evolve mutually beneficial models for a farmer-industry partnership, focusing on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Warming oceans killing seaweed


October 28th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 28 (IANS) Warming oceanic climate is gradually killing seaweed communities on which marine species may survive, according to latest research.Given future warming, up to one quarter of species ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sea levels might rise or fall if warming continues


September 12th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Sea levels might rise or fall if the trend of more recent warming continues unabated, as in the past, during a period known as the Last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ronaldo hopes to end his career at Madrid


September 7th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
MADRID, Sep 7 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed a desire to stay at Real Madrid for the rest of his career.The former Manchester United striker has only won one ... Read more...

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Al Gore says climate skeptics are living in denial


August 10th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of the United States Al Gore has said climate skeptics are living in the denial. He argued that they have employed similar tactics ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Two more blackbucks die in Raipur


August 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 9 (IANS) Two more blackbucks brought to the zoo here from Delhi have died, and zoo officials say the merciless heat is to blame.Dozens of villagers living close ... Read more...

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Government steps in to promote book reading (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The government Wednesday unveiled a financial scheme to promote book reading.The culture ministry announced the pilot scheme to aid book fairs, exhibitions, participation in international ... Read more...

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Europe taking away Iran’s rain, says Ahmadinejad


May 21st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has made the startling claim that European countries were "using special equipment to force clouds to dump" water on their continent as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I fell in love with Vancouver: Kristen Stewart


May 13th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart, who recently finished filming the final scenes for the two "Breaking Dawn" movies admits she fell in love with Vancouver while shooting for ... Read more...

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Renewables could meet global energy needs by 2050: Report


May 12th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS) Renewable energy sources like wind and solar power could provide up to 80 percent of the global energy needs by 2050, an intergovernmental panel report ... Read more...

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30,000 B.C. cave home found in China


May 11th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (IANS) A cave home that dates back to 30,000 B.C. has been found in central China. The stone age cave was discovered during excavation at the Longquan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Peking Man could have used weapons in China 700,000 years ago


April 30th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new research has found that Peking Man, who is believed to be 700,000 years old, was smarter than thought.At a time when China's climate was chillier than ... Read more...

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Sand mining ban lifted in two Maharashtra districts


April 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday decided to revoke for two years the moratorium on sand mining in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts following the state government's ... Read more...

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NASA’s Glory satellite launch fails


March 5th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): NASA's attempt to launch its latest Earth observation mission has ended in failure.The Glory satellite lifted off from California on a quest to gather new data on factors ... Read more...

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NASA’s Glory satellite will be launched on March 4


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): NASA's spacecraft Glory is all set for a launch on March 4.The launch was earlier slated for 23 Feb but technical issues with ground support equipment for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Omar wants Jammu-Srinagar road to be four-laned


February 25th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah wants the 294-km Jammu-Srinagar turned into a four-lane road at the earliest. "I want a time frame for the completion of ... Read more...

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Green growth should not result in slow growth: Economic Survey


February 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Economic Survey released Friday has called for careful planning and customised policies to ensure that green growth strategies do not result in slow growth.The survey tabled ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

NASA delays Glory launch for 24 hours


February 24th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): NASA has postponed the launch of its Glory spacecraft due to technical problems.The launch of the spacecraft from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California is currently planned for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

McDonald’s new Favourites Combo has enough calories for a whole day


February 20th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 20 (ANI): McDonald's new Favourites Combo meal contains almost the entire daily recommended calorie and fat intake, say nutritionists.It contains 1623 calories and 68.5g of fat.Tania Ferraretto, a dietician for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cameron Diaz and Alex Rodriguez House Hunting in Miami


February 11th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alex Rodriguez, the base ball star of the New York Yankees, and his girlfriend, Cameron Diaz were once again reported to be spotted house hunting, this time in ... Read more...

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Terrorism is a global issue, not a Pak or Afghan-specific issue: Quraishi


February 7th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.7 (ANI): Accepting the existence of a trust deficit between India and Pakistan, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Quraishi has said that both Islamabad and New Delhi need to be extremely cautious ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Instead of training team leaders, send entire team for management courses


February 5th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has suggested that instead of wasting money on expensive courses for team leaders, companies should send the entire team for training to achieve better results.Johan ... Read more...

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Japanese teenagers obsessed with hiding faces behind medical masks


January 29th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Experts have warned that there is a growing culture among teenagers in Japan to hide their faces behind white medical masks.The disposable facemasks are a favourite among Japanese ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Guns N’ Roses Turns Down Glee, Slash Disses Show


January 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite the fact that many musical artists are lining up, hoping for their chance to be featured in a episode of Glee, Gun N' Roses has chosen to ... Read more...

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