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Patel-Uniexcel buy Hockey India League Ranchi franchise


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced that the Ranchi franchise of its upcoming league has been bought by the Patel-Uniexcel Group.Sahara India and Jaypee Group had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shutdown affects normal life in Assam


August 27th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 27 (IANS) Normal life was affected in most districts in Assam Monday due to the 12-hour dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the Bajrang Dal in protest against the recent ... Read more...

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Rehabilitate Bengali Muslims only after verification: Bodo groups


August 18th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 18 (IANS) Two Bodo groups including the National Democratic Front of Bodoland's (NDFB) pro-talk faction Saturday demanded that the Assam government verify the citizenship status of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Life in Assam hit by shutdowns, blockade


May 7th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted across Assam Monday due to separate shutdowns called by two community-based groups in support of their demands and blockade of the national ... Read more...

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Pakistani jirga opposes military operations against Taliban


July 5th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) A tribal assembly in Pakistan has opposed the ongoing military operation against the Taliban in the country and urged the government to hold talks with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi to host Kashmiri Pandit ‘Reh 2011′ festival on Sunday


March 12th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 12 (ANI): After years of staging protests and demonstrations to express their anguish, Kashmiri Pandits have decided to welcome spring by spreading melodic euphoria in New Delhi.A group of ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh promises priority for development of Assam, North East


February 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Feb 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said the development of Assam and the North East has always been one of the priorities of the Congress-led ... Read more...

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Criminal complainant against Kamat over Goa land policy


January 21st, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Over 50 civic rights roups and a section of the clergy in Goa Friday filed a criminal complaint against Chief Minister Digambar Kamat and eight other members of ... Read more...

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Church, NGOs to oppose Goa’s eco-tourism zone plans


December 28th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 28 (IANS) A conglomeration of 35 NGOs and the Catholic Church in Goa Tuesday announced they will oppose Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's proposed eco-tourism zones, which they termed "a plan ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China wows world with breathtaking Asian Games opening (Intro Roundup)


November 12th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Water from the sacred rivers of all the particpating 45 nations was poured into a basin-like structure created by laser rays during the breathtaking opening ceremony to unfurl ... Read more...

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Asian Games begin with another awesome Chinese masterpiece (Roundup)


November 12th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) After storming the sporting world by hosting a spectacular Olympics and topping the medals tally at Beijing two years ago, Guangzhou Friday came up with a breathtaking opening ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

CBS Announces Cast Of “Amazing Race” Season 17


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS is out with the cast of its popular reality television show "The Amazing Race" that would be going on for its 17th season this year. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Maharashtra plan to enact anti-defamation law opposed


July 15th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) A group of prominent citizens Thursday expressed strong concern over Maharashtra's plan to enact a law to prevent defamation of iconic figures, terming it an attempt to gag ... Read more...

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Mexican city Cancun is big revenue earner


April 22nd, 2010 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 22 (IANS/EFE) Cancun, a lonely beach with dense vegetation 40 years ago, has now become a conglomeration of resorts and is earning huge revenue for Mexico. Called the "pearl of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Somersaults, dance and music during Mahashivratri bath (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Haridwar, Feb 12 (IANS) Brandishing glittering swords and flashing silver maces, thousands of bare-bodied Naga Sadhus and saints danced to the beat of drums, turned somersaults and chanted fervently as ... Read more...

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American Chopper series to end soon


February 8th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous television series American Chopper is soon going to end. It will air its final episode on Thursday, 11th of February 2010. The show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Navy Chief says Milan not a security bloc


February 5th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Port Blair, Feb 5 (ANI): Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma on Friday said that Exercise Milan, the largest naval conglomeration hosted by India, is not a security bloc aimed at any particular ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Campaign for better GDP share for education to begin Feb 17


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) The National Coalition for Education (NCE) will embark on a week-long campaign beginning Feb 17 to demand allocation of six percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) ... Read more...

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Mexican author Jorge Volpi inaugurates Kolkata Book Fair


January 25th, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) The world's largest non-trade book fair, the 34th Kolkata Book Fair, was inaugurated Monday by well-known Mexican writer Jorge Luis Volpi Escalante. Speaking on the occasion, Volpi said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Naga tribes celebrate as Dimapur-based Council turns 60


December 10th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur (Nagaland), Dec 10(ANI): Dimapur city recently wore a colourful look as several Naga tribes, in their traditional attire, gathered to commemorate 60 years of the Naga Council's establishment.Formed in 1949 by ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Garden city Bangalore? 50,000 trees cut, more to go


October 30th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Oct 30 (IANS) Garden city could soon become concrete city. Bangalore has lost around 50,000 trees in recent years to infrastructure development and nearly 300 more will soon go ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chic, smart street fashion the norm at Mumbai’s Linking Road


October 13th, 2009 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Chunky jewellery, trendy clothes and colouful footwear welcome you to Linking Road in Mumbai's Bandra suburb, a street that gives you ample choices to stock up ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New ITC hotel restores a bit of green Bangalore (With Images)


September 24th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) While residents of India's tech hub are crying foul over the increasing loss of its "green heritage", ITC's newest luxury hotel here is trying to bring a slice ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Swine flu threat: Saudi Arabia may bar young and old from Haj


August 12th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia may bar Haj pilgrims below six years and above 65 years due to swine flu fears, a media report said Wednesday. Jeddah was yet to convey its ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bangalore wants its greenery back (For World Environment Day)


June 4th, 2009 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, June 4 (IANS) Once known as Garden City, Bangalore has witnessed rampant loss of greenery in the name of development. On World Environment Day Friday, Bangaloreans will make an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Manmohan Singh first full-term PM after Nehru to return to office


May 16th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) With the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) retaining power in the general elections, Manmohan Singh has achieved the distinction of becoming the first prime minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CPI-M will make Third Front workable: Biman Bose (Interview)


April 29th, 2009 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will use its rich experience of running a Left Front government in West Bengal to make the Third Front ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Al Qaeda-trained child suicide bombers captured in Iraq


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 22 (Xinhua) Iraqi security forces have captured four children trained as suicide bombers by Al Qaeda, police said Tuesday. The children were captured in a village near the oil-rich city ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pranab Mukherjee terms ‘Third Front’ a drama


April 16th, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Apr 16 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday compared the newly-formed 'Third Front' with a drama, saying it was a conglomeration of some State parties in search of a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Left parties responsible for BJP’s growth, alleges Congress


March 24th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday challenged the Left parties claim to being secular and cited their aligning with the Bharatiya Janata Party to back the V.P. Singh government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bangalore citizens walk for better roads and greenery


November 9th, 2008 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
!-- Imagr --Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Over 1,000 residents of Bangalore took to the streets Sunday, demanding better roads and protection to the green cover in the city.The walk was an ... Read more...

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Reinvestment offers submitted for IAF combat jet order


August 4th, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Three global aircraft majors Monday submitted their industrial reinvestment offers as part of their bids for an Indian Air Force (IAF) order for 126 combat jets, with ... Read more...

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India needs a Third Front, says Mulayam


June 6th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mulayam Singh Yadav has stated that the need of the hour was a Third Front as an alternative to the Congress and the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No third front before poll: Communist Party of India (Lead)


March 28th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) has virtually ruled out formation of a third front before the next general elections and hinted at state-specific electoral adjustments with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No third front before poll: Communist Party of India


March 28th, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by admin
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) The Communist Party of India (CPI) has virtually ruled out formation of a third front before the next general elections and hinted at state-specific electoral adjustments with the ... Read more...

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