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BJP emissary in Bangalore to sort out portfolio issue


August 31st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan is in Karnataka capital to sort out differences over cabinet portfolios, a day ahead of a meeting of a few ministers ... Read more...

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Chinese newspaper penalised for false reporting


August 30th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 29 (IANS) A Chinese daily has been warned and fined for running several inaccurate reports.The Economic Observer, a newspaper based in China's Shandong province, has been punished for ... Read more...

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Emirates Post issues stamps on Arab Postal Day


August 16th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Post, in association with Arab postal administrations, has issued a set of commemorative stamps in one denomination (225 Fils) to mark Arab Postal Day."We ... Read more...

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Dubai customs attends Google meet in US


July 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28, 2012 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation through information exchange on illicit networks.It has said such a step can help curb ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dell planning to slash more than $2 billion in costs


June 14th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The company Dell Inc has announced its plans to cut more than $2 billion costs over the next three years, mainly from the supply chain and sales ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s life-size statue in Camden?


June 8th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) There are plans to put up a life-size bronze statue of late singer Amy Winehouse at the Roundhouse concert hall, near her home in Camden, ... Read more...

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India, Japan seal social security pact


May 30th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 30 (IANS) India and Japan have sealed a social security pact that will ease the economic burden on their nationals working in each other's country.Japan's Ministry of Foreign ... Read more...

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Counting of votes in MCD polls begins


April 17th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Counting of votes in the Delhi municipal elections began here at 8 a.m., and the fate 2,423 candidates will be out in a few ... Read more...

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Delhi civic polls: Facts at a glance


April 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Here are some quick facts on the elections held Sunday to the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi.* This is the first time that the national ... Read more...

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Delhi votes to elect new civic bodies (Lead)


April 15th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Voting began Sunday morning for elections to Delhi's newly-formed three civic bodies that is witnessing a tough fight between the incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Voting begins for MCD elections


April 15th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Polling for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi elections began Sunday morning at 11,543 booths across the capital.Over one crore voters are expected to exercise their ... Read more...

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‘Chhattisgarh coal block rates led to Rs. 1,000 crore loss’


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 3 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Tuesday slammed the state-owned Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDC) for accepting lower rates for commercial mining of coal blocks in ... Read more...

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MCD elections: Congress to come up with three manifestos


March 19th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Delhi Congress will release three election manifestos for the upcoming polls in the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi. "We will issue three manifestos for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Robots to replace human labour in China


January 16th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 16 (IANS) Technology firm Foxconn will employ one million robots to replace human labour in China in the next three years."Robots are more accurate and adaptive than workers," ... Read more...

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Realty body sceptical about proposed regulatory bill


December 8th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Apprehending a return to 'licence raj', a top realty body Thursday objected to several provisions in the proposed Real Estate Regulation & Development bill and sought ... Read more...

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Microsoft opens global delivery centre in Bangalore


December 8th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) Software major Microsoft Thursday opened a global delivery centre in this Indian tech hub for providing consulting and enterprise services to its clients worldwide.The Bangalore centre, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu’s new civic body heads sworn in


October 25th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) The 10 newly-elected mayors in Tamil Nadu, all from the ruling AIADMK, and other heads of local bodies were sworn in Tuesday across the state.In the ... Read more...

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UAE eyes Indonesia, China trade expos


October 14th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS/WAM) The UAE companies will participate in the trade expos in Indonesia and China Oct 18-26, the foreign trade ministry has said.The 26th Trade Expo Indonesia ... Read more...

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Wall Street protests spread across US


October 4th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The protest that started in Wall Street last month is fast spreading to other parts of the United States. Analysts say the sympathy for the protesters ... Read more...

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Obama unveils deficit reduction plan


September 19th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama Monday unveiled plans to reduce the US deficit and to kick-start economic growth."Washington has to live within its means," Obama said in ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Warren starts her race for the US Senate


September 14th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Consumer advocate Elizabeth Warren has embarked on her campaign trail in the bid to get to the US Senate. Elizabeth is fighting to get to Washington on ... Read more...

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Goa-Maharashtra irrigation project by 2013


July 21st, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 21 (IANS) The irrigation project undertaken by Maharashtra and Goa across the Tillari river will be delayed by two more years, a minister said here Thursday."The project will ... Read more...

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Fresh 152 lakh tonnes foodgrain storage capacity planned


July 15th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Additional foodgrain storage capacity of about 152 lakh tonnes would be created in 19 states, the ministry of consumer affairs, food and public distribution said ... Read more...

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Congress to revamp Kerala unit


June 8th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 8 (IANS) The executive committee of the Congress in Kerala Wednesday decided to go for a total revamp of the party organisation in the state before August, a ... Read more...

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Come and see potential of India: Anil Ambani to US firms


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) India, which along with China is one of the world's "documented growth stories", offers some of the largest opportunities for American companies and the "challenge" for ... Read more...

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Art Garfunkel might go on a 2011 tour


March 18th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Art Garfunkel has announced that he might be hitting the road again pretty soon. During an interview with Billboard.com Garfunkel asked for a little more time ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Modi set to expand cabinet Wednesday


February 1st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 1 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is set to expand his cabinet for the second time in the last six months Wednesday.A swearing-in ceremony for the new ministers ... Read more...

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Obama backs Pentagon budget cuts


January 26th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): Stating that it is imperative for the United States to tackle its deficit, President Obama on Tuesday reiterated his support for 78 billion dollars in cuts to the Pentagon's ... Read more...

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Temperatures to plunge again in Britain


January 25th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Winter is all set to make a dramatic comeback in Britain with temperatures expected to plunge in March through mid-April, forecasters said.US firm Weather Services International (WSI) had ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Australian to sue Delhi CWG for unpaid bills


January 20th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 20 (IANS) An Australian company is suing the Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee over unpaid bills, said an official who has given his lawyers the names of other businesses ... Read more...

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Awlaki’s latest fatwa calls for destruction of buildings


January 18th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.18 (ANI): The latest edition of al Qaeda's English-language web magazine "Inspire" offers readers a new fatwa from American-born jihadi leader Anwar al-Awlaki on how to destroy buildings using gas ... Read more...

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Fracking Continues To Create A Stir


November 12th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of Lake Township heard a rather upsetting news this Wednesday when Supervisor Amy Salansky announced after a township meeting that the residents will have to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

After local polls drubbing, Left manage to retain Kozhikode


October 31st, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Oct 31 (IANS) After suffering heavy electoral reverses in Kerala's 13 districts in the local body polls, the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) managed to hold on to leads in all ... Read more...

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Opposition UDF overtakes ruling LDF in Kerala civic polls


October 27th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala), Oct. 27 (ANI): Confounding poll predictions made by experts, the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF), surged against the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala civic body polls on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Facebook Games Privacy Breach! Farmville,Frontierville, Other Apps Share User ID’s


October 18th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A privacy breach which has effected literally millions of Facebook users took place this Sunday, and was admitted by Facebook after an investigation by The Wall ... Read more...

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