convenience

926 bank branches to accept advance income tax


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) In a bid to make tax filing easier, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Wednesday directed 926 branches of public and private sector banks in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Royal Orchid opens Re:gen:ta One in Hyderabad


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Royal Orchid Hotels Ltd, a leading hospitality chain in India, opened its upscale brand Re:gen:ta One hotel in Hyderabad.The five-star hotel, which has come up in ... Read more...

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Metro ridership rises as Team Anna begins fast


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi Metro opened an extra ticket counter at the Patel Chowk station after witnessing a spike in footfalls on the first day of Team Anna's ... Read more...

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India post launches waterproof Rakhi envelopes


July 11th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Post said Wednesday it was offering special Rakhi envelopes across its post offices in Delhi on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan falling on Aug ... Read more...

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Midnight release for ‘Bol Bachchan’ in Gujarat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Rohit Shetty has a gift for all movie buffs in Gujarat. The director has decided to release his new film "Bol Bachchan" in the state ... Read more...

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‘Law and order situation improving in northeast’


June 28th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The law and order situation in the northeast is improving and the government expects to help in enhancing developmental work in the region, the ... Read more...

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SRK brand ambassador for Prayag Film City


April 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) City-based Prayag Group, with interests in infrastructure, hospitality and film production, Wednesday roped in Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan as the brand ambassador for its ... Read more...

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China’s mobile gamers may exceed 200 mn in 2012


March 2nd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 2 (IANS) The number of Chinese people who play mobile video games is estimated to hit 215 million in 2012, according to a report released by Chinese market ... Read more...

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Online tutorial for professional examination launched


February 12th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) With the entrance exams for professional courses just a few months away, Technopark-based Oztern Technology has developed an online tutorial for students appearing for engineering and ... Read more...

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To cut corners, Britain to give MPs free iPads


February 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Tens of thousands of pounds may be spent by the House of Commons to give every British parliamentarian a free iPad tablet computer, as part of ... Read more...

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Kelly Brook hates ‘unhappy relationship’


January 9th, 2012 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Model-actress Kelly Brook says she would never stay in a relationship where she wasn't totally happy with, even though she knows break-ups are hard.Brook, 32, who ... Read more...

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Samoa skips day, leaps into future


December 30th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The republic of Samoa, a tiny nation in the South Pacific, will leap into the future at the stroke of midnight Thursday.Samoa will skip Friday, ... Read more...

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Improve railways’ efficiency: Gilani


December 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan Railways should quickly get its locomotives repaired to improve efficiency and transportation of goods in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.This ... Read more...

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RBI, 926 branches of banks to accept advance income tax


November 10th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and 926 computerised branches of public and private sector banks will receive advance income tax in Mumbai in a bid ... Read more...

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Young Americans prefer staying over to cohabiting


July 26th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Young Americans in their 20s now prefer 'stayover relationships,' spending three or more nights together every week, which may be eroding marriage rates. "Stayover relationships are ... Read more...

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Etisalat unveils UAE’s lowest mobile data roaming rates


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July (IANS/WAM) Etisalat has launched the UAE's lowest mobile data roaming rates, offering maximum value.The new rate card offer from 100 MB to 3 GB at 95 percent ... Read more...

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1,800 Canadians to lose citizenship


July 21st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 21 (IANS) Canada is stripping 1,800 people of their citizenship, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney announced here Wednesday, in a first step of this scale by any ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel in deal with IBM for IT solutions to African employees


July 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Tuesday said it has signed a 10- year agreement with IBM to provide IT solutions to its employees across 16 African ... Read more...

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DTC low-floor buses to run in Delhi University’s north campus


June 20th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Delhi University Sunday decided to resume the Delhi Transport Corporation's low floor bus services in the north campus from Monday, for the convenience of ... Read more...

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Issue disability certificates within week: Walia


June 16th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia Thursday instructed the 13 government hospitals to issue pending disability certificates to the people concerned with seven days.The minister also ... Read more...

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My husband not a terrorist: Rana’s wife


June 9th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) The wife of Pakistan-Canadian Tahawwur Rana, the accused in the Mumbai terror attack of 2008, said Wednesday that her husband is "not a terrorist" and he ... Read more...

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Chouhan doesn’t answer Lokpal questions


June 6th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Monday said he did not have enough time to answer the questions posed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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If Sibal feels Lok Pal Bill is ineffective, he should quit joint panel: Anna Hazare


April 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): Gandhian and social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said that Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal is questioning the effectiveness of having a Lok Pal Bill, he ... Read more...

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Missouri passes bill restricting late term abortion


April 8th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jefferson City, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Missouri Senate on Thursday passed a bill that would restrict late abortion in the state. Current state laws allow a woman to have an aborting ... Read more...

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Luggage trolleys for senior citizens introduced at Bengal station


March 4th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The railways have introduced modern luggage trolleys, operated by Rail Yatri Sevaks, for the convenience of senior citizens and ladies at Howrah station in ... Read more...

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Bengal voter slips to carry photos


February 24th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) In a new initiative, the Election Commission has decided to issue voter slips containing photographs and carrying detailed personal information on the electors for the coming West Bengal ... Read more...

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Calorie labelling has no effect on food purchases: Study


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A new study has challenged the idea that calorie labelling has an effect on the purchasing behaviour of teenagers or what parents purchase for their children.Brian Elbel, ... Read more...

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Now a super yacht that can fly four metres above water


February 11th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): Dreams of sailing and flying at the same time may soon come true, after an Australian designer revealed plans for a yacht that can fly four metres above ... Read more...

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Lovers likelier to text ‘I love you’ than write a love letter


January 31st, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Convenience is the name of the game - even if it's a game of love.Research has shown that people are likelier to say 'I love you' on ... Read more...

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What Hair Styles Can Make You Look Thinner?


January 12th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you are plump, then you should be extra careful before sporting just any hairstyle that catches your fantasy. A wrong hairstyle may completely spoil your ... Read more...

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Post Office In USA To Test Gift Cards


January 6th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Post Office in USA is all set to get into the business of gift cards as it has been reported. In recent times the popularity ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Afridi will “stick” to his earlier statements at Doha hearing


January 4th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 4 (ANI): Pakistan's limited overs captain Shahid Afridi has made it clear that he will stick to his earlier statements recorded by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the spot-fixing ... Read more...

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Peter Andre back on stage after surgery


November 30th, 2010 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Kudos to pop star Peter Andre, who took to the stage to perform soon after undergoing a surgery to remove a kidney stone.The Australian singer was operated upon ... Read more...

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Sonu Niigaam to organise musical workshop


November 29th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Bollywood playback singer Sonu Niigaam has revealed his desire to organise a musical workshop for fans through a series of posts on social networking site Facebook."How ... Read more...

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1 in 10 Brits use mobiles for online shopping


November 29th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A recent survey has found that one in ten Britons is expected to do their online shopping this year using their mobile phone rather than a computer.New research ... Read more...

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