conducting a survey

Spiritual group prepares to clean entire Ganges


June 17th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Haridwar, June 17 (IANS) A spiritual group here is conducting a survey on how best to clean the entire 2,525-km Ganges, the holiest of all rivers for Hindus but ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Sri Lanka concerned over Indian n-plants


April 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 8 (IANS) Concerned over nuclear power plants located in south India, the Sri Lankan government plans to raise the issue before the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).According to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

After AMRI fire, Mumbai orders fire audits of all hospitals


December 14th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Days after a blaze killed 93 patients in Kolkata's AMRI Hospital, the Mumbai civic administration Tuesday ordered a fire audit of all public and private hospitals ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Trendy moms wish to look like their daughters


July 27th, 2011 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Ever wondered why a lot of middle-aged women dress up like girls younger to their age? A study has found such women are actually trying to ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fine-tuning of poor headcount required: Minister


May 21st, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The government said Friday it would "fine-tune" the criteria for the first nationwide headcount of people living below the poverty line (BPL) with their caste ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

IOC’s AutoGas to be available in Himachal by July


March 18th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOC) will set up LPG dispensing stations in Himachal Pradesh by July this year, a minister said Friday. These will sell automotive ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Why women have no sense of humour when it comes to mum-in-laws


November 9th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 09 (ANI): Overbearing mother-in-laws might be objects of fun for men the world over but for women, life with such a figure is no laughing matter.Seven in ten mothers say ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New pictorial novel is ’story of nation’


October 10th, 2010 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Graphic novelist Sarnath Banerjee, who wrote a new chapter in pictorial story-telling with his novels "Corridor" and "The Barn Owl's Wondrous Capers", is now ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Flamingoes descend on Agra: Is this a global-warming phenomenon?


June 26th, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, June 26 (IANS) What are flamingoes doing in Agra at this time of the year? This is the question plaguing environmentalists here after nearly 500 of the gregarious wading ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Access problems make healthcare a challenge in northeast


April 6th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) A difficult geographical terrain and inaccessibility to many places makes reaching across to the common man in the northeast with healthcare services a difficult task, a member ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kerala village launches dowry-free marriage websites


March 4th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Nilambur (Kerala) March 4 (IANS) A year back, residents of a Kerala village in Malappuram district took a pledge that they would neither ask for dowry in marriage nor give any. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maharashtra to have new arms policy in seven days


February 8th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will formulate a new arms policy within seven days, taking into consideration aspects like anti-terrorism, anti-Maoism and law and order, state Home Minister R.R. Patil ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scientists locate breeding ground of rarest bird


January 14th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Researchers have located the breeding ground of a species dubbed "the world's least known bird" -- the large-billed reed warbler, in the remote Wakhan reaches of Afghanistan. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tamil Nadu should allow new dam at Mullaperiyar: Achuthanandan


October 28th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 28 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday asked Tamil Nadu to agree to its demand for a new dam at Mullaperiyar as the present one had outlived its life. Achuthanandan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu has to accept Kerala’s dam demand: Achuthanandan


October 19th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday said political leaders in Tamil Nadu, belonging to rival fronts, will finally have to yield to Kerala's demand for a new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala seeks PM’s intervention on Mullaperiyar dam


October 16th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Friday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to intervene and rein in Tamil Nadu in the matter of construction of a new Mullaperiyar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GJM to make new educational policy in West Bengal hills


March 17th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), March 17 (IANS) The Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), which is leading a movement for a separate state in north West Bengal, Tuesday said it is conducting a survey in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A Kerala village says no to dowry


January 21st, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nilambur (Kerala), Jan 21 (IANS) A village here has pledged to neither ask for nor give any dowry to step up anti-dowry movement in India.Malappuram district's Nilambur village kicked off the campaign ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi Police to take measures to beef up security in capital


January 16th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Delhi Police will employ a three-pronged strategy of tenant and servant verification and identifying senior citizens from next month in order to make the capital more ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

French national found dead in Chandigarh


December 8th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 8 (IANS) A 55-year-old French national was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a private guesthouse in an upscale area of the city late Sunday, the police said Monday."Harbert ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Karnataka sets up panel to protect its land


August 27th, 2008 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Karnataka is setting up an agency, the Karnataka Public Land Corporation, to secure thousands of acres of government land taken back from encroachers and ensure its proper utilisation.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India surveys Sikkim border area after China lays claim


May 27th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Seeking to reaffirm its position over a tract of border area in Sikkim, referred to as 'Finger Area' and on which China has laid claim, India Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Santa Claus’ gas cloud in our galaxy excites astronomers (Re-issue)


December 2nd, 2007 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
Paris, Dec2 (ANI): European Space Agency's (ESA) XMM-Newton X-ray observatory has discovered a huge cloud of high-temperature gas shaped somewhat like the silhouette of Santa Claus, in the Orion constellation in our ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Santa Claus’ gas cloud in our galaxy excites astronomers


December 1st, 2007 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Paris , Dec 1: European Space Agency's (ESA) XMM-Newton X-ray observatory has discovered a huge cloud of high-temperature gas shaped somewhat like the silhouette of Santa Claus, in the Orion constellation in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Subscribe