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Device to free diabetics from pinpricks?


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 9 (IANS) A non-invasive approach could free diabetics from the pain of several pinpricks.A tiny bio-sensor engineered by Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronic Circuits and Systems IMS, Germany, is ... Read more...

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Nagaland returning to normalcy


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Sep 3 (IANS) Nagaland Home Minister Imkong Imchen Monday said the situation in the clash-hit area of Dimapur is slowly returning to normalcy after clashes between the Sumi and ... Read more...

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109 cases of dengue in Bengal


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) As many as 109 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 109 ... Read more...

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Wife demands relief for Odisha Maoist leader


August 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 13 (IANS) The wife of Sabyasachi Panda, who has been expelled by Maoists, Monday appealed to the Odisha government to withdraw cases against him and bring him ... Read more...

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Bengal to increase awareness in dengue affected areas


August 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) With 80 confirmed cases of dengue reported so far in West Bengal, the state government has decided to launch an intense awareness campaign throughout all the ... Read more...

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80 confirmed cases of dengue in Bengal


August 10th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) As many as 80 confirmed cases of dengue have been reported so far in West Bengal, a senior health official said Friday."So far there are 80 ... Read more...

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Communal clash in UP’s Faizabad, paramilitary deployed


July 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 24 (IANS) Two Uttar Pradesh State Roadways buses were damaged as members of two communities clashed over a religious site in Uttar Pradesh's Faizabad town Tuesday, police said. ... Read more...

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Construction of mosque stayed, thousand pray (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday ordered suspension of new construction on the ruins of a 17th century mosque unearthed here, but a Muslim leader said ... Read more...

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Flood-like situation affects 40,000 in north Bengal


July 15th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, July 15 (IANS) Nearly 40,000 people were affected due to incessant rains triggering a flood-like situation in the north Bengal region with Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri being the worst hit, ... Read more...

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UP officials told to improve law, order


July 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Javed Usmani Saturday directed police and administrative officials to spruce up law and order.He said officials should be available to listen to ... Read more...

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Monsoon plays truant, government’s fingers crossed


July 13th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delayed monsoon in Maharashtra, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh is worrying the government with prices of fruit and vegetables up 50 percent in 10 days and ... Read more...

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Bihar CM orders probe in Sitamarhi shooting incident (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ordered investigations into a shooting incident in Bihar's Sitamarhi district early Saturday in which paramilitary troopers opened fire on a ... Read more...

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Fourth suicide at Delhi Metro premises in 6 days (Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old youth committed suicide by jumping from an elevated Delhi Metro station here Tuesday, police said, in the fourth such incident on the network ... Read more...

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Manhunt continues for killer Tripura trooper


April 28th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 28 (IANS) A manhunt continued Saturday to nab the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper who allegedly killed five of his family members, including his wife, Friday following ... Read more...

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Antony warns of emerging threats from China, AfPak


April 24th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Warning that developments in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region and China's strategic rivalry with India and Japan will have security implications for Asia, Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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Ammonia leak: Disaster averted in Agartala


April 19th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) A prompt response from fire service personnel averted a major disaster here after they successfully contained an Ammonia gas leak from a local cold storage, officials ... Read more...

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Counting of votes in MCD polls begins


April 17th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Counting of votes in the Delhi municipal elections began here at 8 a.m., and the fate 2,423 candidates will be out in a few ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi Jumbo triggers panic in Agartala


April 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 16 (IANS) An elephant, that entered the northeastern state of Tripura from neighbouring Bangladesh, has triggered panic among people in Agartala, a senior forest official said here Monday.The ... Read more...

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Four held for supplying explosives to Maoists


April 15th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 15 (IANS) Police in Chhattisgarh's Maoist insurgency-affected western region Sunday arrested four people, including two contractors, on charges of supplying explosives to rebels.The accused were arrested in Rajnandgaon ... Read more...

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Government probing speculation in agri commodities


April 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Concerned over excessive speculation leading to price fluctuation of some essential commodities being traded at the Forward Markets Commission recently, the government Friday said it ... Read more...

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Foreign firms under scanner after Kudankulam stir


April 12th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The government has in a fresh order asked all foreign outfits in India to furnish it with updated details of their workers and nature ... Read more...

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Delhi prepared for swine flu


April 10th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) With swine flu cases being reported from various parts of the country, the Delhi government Tuesday said hospitals in the capital were prepared to deal ... Read more...

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Counting for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll stopped as Rs.2.15 crore seized (Roundup)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) Amid reports of horse trading in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Election Commission Friday stopped the counting of votes in the biennial elections in ... Read more...

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Mali situation under close watch: UNHCR


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 23 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday that it has been closely monitoring developments in Mali following the announcement that army soldiers had taken control of ... Read more...

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South African sports ministry keeping close watch on SAFA


March 8th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, March 8 (IANS) The South African sports ministry is keeping a close watch on the activities of the country's football association, ministry spokesperson Paena Galane has said. Galane ... Read more...

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US stocks open mixed amid high oil prices


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Friday amid high oil prices and eurozone's crippling debt crisis.With no big economic calendar, investors Friday kept a close watch on ... Read more...

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LeT now targets local youths with passports: Police


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 1 (IANS) Changing its strategy, the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrilla outfit has been trying to engage local boys, holding passports, after its foreign cadres started coming under pressure from ... Read more...

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Villagers migrate following Maoists’ order


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 25 (IANS) About 100 people from 22 families migrated from two remote villages in Chhattisgarh's restive Rajnandgaon district to the neighbouring Kawardha district following a diktat of the ... Read more...

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US stocks end mixed (Lead)


February 25th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) US stocks ended narrowly mixed Friday as latest reports showed the US economy was steadily improving but was not strong enough to give equities a ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s dress sizzles on Grammy’s red carpet


February 13th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rihanna stole the attention at the Grammy Awards last Sunday when she arrived on the red carpet wearing a dress designed by Giorgio Armani. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India concerned about Islamic extremism in Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Amid reports of Islamists backing the change of regime in the Maldives, India is concerned about possibilities of the rise of Islamic extremism in the ... Read more...

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US stocks little changed after Greece deal


February 10th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 10 (IANS) US stocks traded in a very narrow range around the breakeven line Thursday as investors felt little thrilled after Greek political leaders had agreed on ... Read more...

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Etisalat writes off $827 mn, evaluates India options


February 9th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based telecom firm Etisalat Thursday wrote off its investments worth $827 million in the mobile company Etisalat DB and said the company is evaluating ... Read more...

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Sports ministry uncomfortable with Kalmadi back in IOA: Maken


January 24th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Tuesday said the government won't be comfortable to see Suresh Kalmadi back as the president of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA).Maken ... Read more...

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Man stuck in door a freak accident, says DMRC


January 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Three days after a commuter's ankle got stuck in the door of a Metro train forcing him to cling on to the door till the ... Read more...

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