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Check the speed! Expressway accidents cause concern


September 1st, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 1 (IANS) Is India still waking up to the autobahn culture? With three accidents and eight deaths in just a week on the spanking new six-lane Yamuna Expressway ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punjab opposes service tax on foreign remittances


July 8th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Punjab, which has a substantial NRI population has opposed the 12 percent service tax on remittances from foreign countries, an official said Sunday. The cess ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids get erotic chocolates at Australian school


May 14th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Parents at a children's party in an Australian school were left stunned to discover the treats on offer were shaped like bums and breasts.The X-rated chocolates ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Map row: Chinese envoy asks journalist to shut up


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A Chinese company Thursday signed a accord for investing $400 million in Gujarat, but a row erupted when China's ambassador Zhang Yan asked an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sobhraj’s mom-in-law shocked by ‘Bigg Boss’ sex query


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 3 (IANS) When Nihita Biswas Sobhraj made entertainment history Monday night by becoming the first contestant from Nepal to take part in Indian TV channel Color's reality show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Don’t block websites: Pakistani daily


September 21st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Websites should not be blocked as that is neither ethical nor effective, said a leading Pakistani daily after a court directed that all websites spreading ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Krishna caught in sticky situation in Lok Sabha (Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna was Thursday taken by surprise in the Lok Sabha when his name was called out by Speaker Meira Kumar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

When ex-Russian spy catwalked at Moscow Fashion Week


April 6th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) It was not a typical catwalk at the Moscow Fashion Week, but then Anna Chapman isn't any typical catwalk model either.Chapman, who was unmasked ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India, Sri Lanka to discuss attacks on fishermen: Krishna (Lead)


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With recent incident of Indian fishermen being apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said an India-Sri Lanka joint working group on fisheries ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, Sri Lanka to discuss attacks on fishermen: Krishna


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The India-Sri Lanka joint working group on fisheries will meet next month to resolve issues relating to the Sri Lankan Navy's attacks on Indian fishermen, External Affairs ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No topic off limits for Paul Taylor’s dance troupe


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) He has been called the naughty boy of dance, is credited for scripting the new language of American modern dance, and now Paul Taylor's dance ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ranchi stadium named after tainted lawyer Anand


February 18th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 18 (IANS) Amid the profusion of heroes from Jharkhand after whom stadiums have been named for the National Games, one name is causing much consternation - that of tainted Delhi-based ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Silicone Implants May Cause Rare Form Of Breast Cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American Food and Drug Administration declared on Wednesday that breast implants might be the cause of a very rare form of breast cancer. The discovery ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lethal virus not spreading in Gujarat, says minister


January 20th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The lethal Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) is not spreading in Gujarat with all the over 50 samples sent to the National Institute of Virology (NIV) testing negative ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Immediately isolate new lethal virus patients: Virology institute


January 19th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 19 (IANS) Patients detected with the deadly Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) should be isolated immediately so that the virus is not transmitted to others, a National Institute of Virology ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Mystery killer virus identified in Ahmedabad


January 19th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The mystery virus that created a panic of sorts among the medical fraternity in Ahmedabad following the death of a patient, her consulting doctor and nurse, has been ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Australian cricket, a product of rampant self-indulgence: Roebuck


December 8th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.8 (ANI): As Australia limps off to lick its wounds after its innings and 71 run defeat to England in the second Ashes Test in Adelaide, noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kashmir: The media myths and the reality


December 4th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.4 (ANI): For those looking at the state from outside, Kashmir is an enigma. It represents a complex mosaic of thoughts and emotions, of diverse beliefs and opinions about its ... Read more...

Posted in National |

`WikiLeaks exposed pettiness of Pakistani leaders’


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 3 (IANS) The WikiLeaks' revelation has exposed the "pettiness of a number of national leaders" of Pakistan, said a leading Pakistani daily that added "there is a whole set of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Botswana president wants a ‘tall and slim’ wife


November 20th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Botswana's president has turned to his aides to help him find a 'tall and slim' wife in a country of 'traditionally built' ladies.Ian Khama, 57, is still ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twitter to introduce in-stream ads for users’ timelines


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 02 (ANI): Twitter is all set to team up with a host of marketers, such as Starbucks, Virgin and Best Buy, to introduce in-stream ads to its users' ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Happiness not just gene deep


October 5th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 5 (ANI): A German study has challenged the idea that happiness is a genetic trait influenced by early life experiences, and found that feelings of happiness and well being respond ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haryana ministers blame INLD for Jat violence


September 16th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday accused the state's main opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) of instigating violence during the agitation by the Jat community for reservation in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BP lacked basic safety in North Sea: Probe


September 15th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Much before the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, British Petroleum (BP) was subject to a probe which found that new staff at an oil rig ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Archdiocese urges New York authorities to rebuild destroyed 9/11 church


August 18th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.18 (ANI): The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has criticised New York officials for concentrating their efforts on getting plans approved for building a controversial mosque near Ground Zero, and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South African rhino’s horns to be poisoned to stop poaching


August 1st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) A South African wildlife sanctuary plans to inject the horns of its rhinos with poison to prevent poachers from hunting the animal. Ed Hern, owner of the Rhino and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pak Govt’s move to muzzle media ignites fears of censorship


July 2nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 2 (ANI): The Pakistan government's decision to muzzle the country's media by limiting the coverage of terror attacks and criticism of the state has caused major consternation in the media ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gay pride parade taken out along Marina Beach in Chennai


June 28th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 28 (ANI): Hundreds of members of the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) community turned out of their shells to hail their existence in the society by taking out the Rainbow ... Read more...

Posted in National |

G-8 backs Afghan strategy after McChrystal’s fall


June 27th, 2010 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Huntsville (Canada), June 27 (DPA) The leaders of the world's eight most powerful developed nations Saturday gave their backing to the West's strategy in Afghanistan, just days after the general who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s ‘Wanted Terrorist’ roams free on the streets of Britain


June 7th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Notorious Surat bomber Tiger Hanif who is wanted in India after a double bombing that killed an eight-year-old schoolgirl and injured 38 in 1993, has been enjoying a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tiger Woods commercial with dead father causes controversy


April 10th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Augusta (Georgia), April 10 (DPA) Tiger Woods could probably use all the friends he can get right now, but using his late father Earl may be a step too far. In the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obama’s ‘directive’ should be no surprise to India (News Analysis)


April 6th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya Chicago, April 6 (IANS) It is hardly surprising that the Obama administration is reportedly stepping up pressure on India to resolve bilateral issues with Pakistan in order to better ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Pak’s arrest of ‘pragmatic’ Taliban leaders source of ‘underlying’ tension with Afghanistan’


March 12th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.12 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai might have described Pakistan and Afghanistan as 'co-joined' twins, but experts believe that there is underlying tension simmering between both nations.Addressing a joint ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak, US should bridge trust deficit: Gilani


January 12th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 12(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has underscored the need to bridge the existing trust deficit with the United States.Talking to a US delegation led by Senator Carl Levin, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Airports To Introduce Mind-Reading Scanners?


January 11th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Transportation Security Administration has gone a step further in its bid to install some extra security in airports. On the one hand, it has already ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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