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North Korea Celebrates National Day


September 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pyongyang, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) North Korea celebrated its independence day. Various types of dances that were performance that conformed to the Arirang dance that is famous in this country. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

TVS plans 75 new multi-brand car servicing outlets


August 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) TVS Automobile Solutions Ltd (TVSASL), a group company of TVS Group, Tuesday said it is planning to set up a total of 75 new multi-brand car ... Read more...

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Goa, Israel come together to promote rural tourism


July 28th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 28 (IANS) Goa plans to learn from Israel in order to promote and pursue its model of rural tourism, which is a hit in that country.According to Goa ... Read more...

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Home ministry reviews situation ahead of Amarnath Yatra


June 11th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) With snowfall affecting the preparations for the Amarnath Yatra, the union home ministry Monday said it was aware of the concerns for the timely ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Filmmakers queue for Salman, but Sohail gets priority


June 9th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Family scored over business interests for Salman Khan, who gave his younger brother Sohail priority when a queue of filmmakers like Anees Bazmee, Sooraj Barjatya ... Read more...

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Mamata plans factory on 600 acres of Singur land


May 28th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dankuni (West Bengal), May 28 (IANS) Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee wishes to set up a factory at 600 acres of land in Singur-the site of abandoned Tata Nano car ... Read more...

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New York polytechnic honours Sam Pitroda


May 19th, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 19 (IANS) Polytechnic Institute of New York University, America's second-oldest private engineering school, has conferred an honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering on Sam Pitroda, adviser ... Read more...

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Bajrang Dal group stopped from going to Amarnath base camps


May 13th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 13 (IANS) Citing inclement weather, the Jammu and Kashmir government Sunday denied permission to a group of around 100 Bajrang Dal members from going to the Amarnath ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha passes amended central institutions act


April 27th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Friday passed amendments to the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act, 2006, exempting some central institutions from implementing the other backward ... Read more...

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Elections for three new Delhi mayors from April 30


April 24th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Elections for three mayors for the newly-trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) will be held from April 30, a statement from the civic agency said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Postal votes valid if received till counting: Poll panel


February 29th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday clarified that postal ballots received till counting of votes commences will be taken into account."It is clarified that as per the ... Read more...

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Pakistan views Khar-Clinton meet as ‘positive, constructive’


February 24th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistan Friday described the meeting between Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in London as "positive and constructive".The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

R-Day parade leaves some gushing


January 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For 33-year-old homemaker Jyotsna Singh, attending her first Republic Day parade here was both overwhelming and an eye-opener."Words fail me. I wonder why I did ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Air India offers NRIs, foreigners domestic travel scheme


December 31st, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) In a bid to woo more passengers, Air India Saturday launched a scheme for non-resident Indians (NRIs) and overseas tourists offering fares starting $200 on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

44 Nigerian Haj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia


December 2nd, 2011 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Dec 2 (IANS) As many as 44 Nigerian pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia during the annual Haj pilgrimage, the National Haj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) Thursday confirmed.National Commissioner in-charge ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks strategic dialogue with EU


November 25th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan wants to hold a strategic dialogue with the European Union to forge a broadbased partnership.Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar reaffirmed Pakistan's desire to formally launch ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Uttar Pradesh assembly passes split motion amid pandemonium


November 21st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 21 (IANS) The ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Monday managed to get the much-debated resolution for division of Uttar Pradesh into four smaller states passed by voice ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

PLA regrouping process begins in Nepal


November 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) The regrouping process of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) began in Nepal Friday.The PLA was the military arm of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Job for land ideal model: Railway minister


November 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hooghly (West Bengal), Nov 13 (IANS) The Railways' scheme to give jobs along with compensation to people who give up land for its projects is an ideal model which ... Read more...

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Bengal wants uniform credit card for MSME sector


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 3 (IANS) The West Bengal government has urged leading public sector banks to launch a uniform credit card for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New pattern but no surprises on day one of CAT


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) There was a new pattern but no surprises for students who appeared on the first day for CAT 2011.The exams which began Saturday were online, ... Read more...

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Skoda starts production of entry-level sedan Rapid


October 7th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Vokswagen Group company SkodaAuto Friday began production of its entry level sedan - Rapid - at its Chakan plant near Pune."Today is the official start ... Read more...

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Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish: Steve Jobs’ speech at Stanford


October 6th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) This is the "Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish" address delivered by Steve Jobs in 2005 at Stanford University:I am honored to be with you today at your ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New rules in international cricket effective from Oct 1


September 29th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) International cricket is set to witness a slew of changes in all three formats with amendments to rules coming into effect from Oct 1. One of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Air India extends scheme for unlimited travel


September 21st, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday extended its short-term promotion scheme till January. It will now provide unlimited journeys for 15 days instead of 10 on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE interior ministry calls for child protection


September 15th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Ministry of Interior has called for child protection and stressed on the need to boost communication between the school and family.The ministry's Higher ... Read more...

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ASEAN supports change in Libya


September 6th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has said it supports the ongoing democratic processes unfolding in Libya, spearheaded by the rebel National Transitional Council.The 10-member ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Land bill to be retrospective: Ramesh (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Modifications have been made to the draft land acquisition bill by tightening the definition of public purpose and introducing a new clause for its retrospective ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Green Bay Packers to visit the White House


August 12th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) World champions Green Bay Packers will be at the White House on Friday. The visit of the team comes about six months after they snatched the crown ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Harley-Davidson’s Fat-Boy bike comes to India


August 4th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) American luxury motorcycle manufacture Harley-Davidson Thursday launched a new version of its Fat-Boy bike in the country with a price tag of Rs.19,70,000 (ex-showroom Delhi)."This ... Read more...

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Zardari wants early finalisation of engagement plan with EU


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called for an early finalisation of a five-year engagement plan between Pakistan and the European Union.Talking to Foreign Minister of Poland ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gujarat to kick off forestry campaign


July 28th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 27 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will launch the annual forestry campaign, christened 'Vave Gujarat' (Gujarat sows), Sunday with an aim of planting over nine crore ... Read more...

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New Orissa port receives first ultra-large vessel


July 25th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 25 (IANS) Orissa's Dhamra port, which became commercially operational on May 7, has received its first ultra-large vessel carrying 150,000 tonnes of coal from Australia, an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2G case: Raja’s plea rejected (Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here Wednesday dismissed the plea of former communications minister A. Raja, arrested for his alleged role in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2G case: Raja’s plea rejected


July 20th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here Wednesday dismissed the plea of former communications minister Andimuthu Raja, arrested for his alleged role in ... Read more...

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