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MNS protests wrongful sacking of HSBC employees


May 4th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Over 400 protestors Friday staged demonstrations in front of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corp. Ltd (HSBC Bank) to protest the sacking of employees at ... Read more...

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Tigress, cubs kill, eat farmer in Yavatmal (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Yavatmal (Maharashtra), Jan 10 (IANS) A tigress from a nearby forest reserve killed a farmer while he was working in the field and, along with her cubs, ate the body ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

ICC warns Sri Lanka over ‘poor’ Galle pitch


October 7th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has been officially warned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for preparing a poor quality pitch for the first Test between Sri ... Read more...

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Galle pitch not dangerous, says Sri Lanka cricket chief


September 7th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 7 (IANS) The Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) president does not consider the pitch for the first Test against Austrlia at Galle was dangerous as none was injured during ... Read more...

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Strict anti-graft measures in 12th plan: Montek


August 29th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Monday said the plan panel would introduce special mechanisms in the upcoming plan to bring greater transparency in ... Read more...

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INSAS rifles troubled Indian Army men: Raju


August 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Indian soldier's primary weapon INSAS rifle gave them major trouble for long until the problems were rectified a few years ago.The problem was an ... Read more...

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Beer belly or muffin top? A perilous lifestyle disorder


July 15th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) For all those who don't think twice before gulping a pint of beer and royally ignore their bulging bellies, it's high time to cut down ... Read more...

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Saddened by corruption, will initiate course correction: PM (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that he was saddened by controversies relating to the 2G spectrum allocation and Commonwealth Games procurments and the ... Read more...

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Committed to take corrective action on corruption: PM


May 22nd, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that developments relating to the 2G spectrum allocation, procurement matters related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games and similar ... Read more...

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AIADMK landslide: Some surprised, some not


May 13th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) The allies of the AIADMK expressed mixed reactions Friday to the landslide victory that their front is expected to post in the 2011 assembly elections in ... Read more...

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US man wakes up to find his pet pooch had eaten his toes


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 03 (ANI): A man in US, who was diabetic with no feeling in his feet, reportedly woke up to find that his dog had eaten part of his right foot, ... Read more...

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Not afraid of JPC, dead serious about bringing wrongdoers to book: Manmohan Singh


February 16th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 16 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today made it clear that he is not afraid of facing the Joint Parliamentary Committee probe in the 2G scam as ... Read more...

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Airlines agree to lower down airfares by 25 percent


December 5th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.5 (ANI): Domestic airlines backed down on the proposed hike in airfares on Sunday and agreed to lower down the airfares by 25 percent.With pressure amounting on them from the ... Read more...

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Air prices will soon stabilise, says Praful Patel


December 4th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Ankita DwivediMumbai, Dec.4 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Saturday assured the nation that airfares would soon stabilise and rejected a proposal by domestic airlines for a massive hike ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court to file petition against apex court


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Dec 3 (IANS) In an unheard of move, the Allahabad High Court has decided to move a petition against the Supreme Court for certain derogatory remarks the apex court's Justice ... Read more...

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Environment ministry slammed for failing to implement green schemes (Lead)


November 26th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Friday slammed the environment ministry for failing to meet its main objectives of afforestation, conservation of biodiversity, pollution control and spreading ... Read more...

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CAG slams environment ministry for not implementing plans


November 26th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Friday slammed the environment ministry for failing to implement its ambitious projects of afforestation, conservation of biodiversity, pollution control and spreading ... Read more...

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CAG slams environment ministry over green plans failure


November 26th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Friday slammed the environment ministry for failing to implement its ambitious projects of afforestation, conservation of biodiversity, pollution control and spreading ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Prime Minister rules out differences between US-China over currency devaluation


November 13th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
On Board Air India One, Nov 13 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has ruled out any differences between China and the United States over the currency devaluation, saying the ... Read more...

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India test-flies Nishant drone with new technology


October 29th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 29 (IANS) India has successfully test flown its unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Nishant with new technology for monitoring its structural health in flight, a defence official said Friday."The trials were ... Read more...

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Unmanned aircraft flown by DRDO at Kolar


October 29th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 29 (ANI): The Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), a premier DRDO laboratory, conducted Nishant trials (N15-32) at Kolar airfield on Thursday in which a new technology called the structural health ... Read more...

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CWG: BJP asks PM to reassure global community


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to "step in" and reassure the international community that necessary steps were being taken to ... Read more...

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‘No action by centre to probe foodgrain rotting in godowns’


August 13th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Even as tonnes of foodgrains are rotting in Food Corporation of India (FCI) warehouses across the country, little has been done by the union agriculture ministry ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Analysis and outcome of Toronto G-20 summit


July 1st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): The G-20 Summit held in Toronto June 27 and 28 was heavy on promises and lean on concrete action items, notes the Task Force on Financial Integrity and ... Read more...

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Humbled in Bengal polls, Left to take ‘corrective steps’


June 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front, vanquished by the opposition Trinamool Congress in the civic polls, Wednesday accepted the electoral verdict and promised to take corrective action after ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad urges Russia to rethink support for UN sanctions


May 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on Russia Wednesday to reconsider its support for UN sanctions against Tehran, saying it is unacceptable, the Ynetnews service said. "We shouldn't see, ... Read more...

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Chinese public relations policies leave much to be desired: Communication expert


April 28th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Columbia, Apr 28 (ANI): The public relations policies of China leave much to be desired, said Ernest Zhang, the China program coordinator at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and an ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s resignation issue a closed chapter


April 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Puducherry, Apr 10 (ANI): A day after his offer to resign, which was highlighted in media, Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday described issues surrounding it as a closed chapter.On Friday, ... Read more...

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PCB says team manager Abdul Raqeeb is lying


March 15th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 15 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Monday said former team manager Abdul Raqeeb is lying that he had never filed any complaints against the players after the disastrous tour ... Read more...

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St. Louis man gets a racist pizza receipt


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Mayberry is taking action against Pizza Hut for a racist remark on his pizza receipt. On his receipt, it was written ‘Big Black’. At ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Saran for adaptive measures to meet consequences of global warming


January 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (NAI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Special Envoy for Climate Change, Shyam Saran, has said there is a need for introduction of adaptive measures to deal with the ... Read more...

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40-45 percent drugs sold in Pakistan are spurious


January 19th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) The Pakistani government Tuesday admitted that 40-45 percent of the drugs being sold in the country were spurious. Speaking on a motion tabled in the National Assembly, the lower ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thermal power plant in Haryana becomes operational


December 30th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) The first 600 MW unit of the Rajiv Gandhi Thermal Power Project (RGTPP) at Khedar in Hisar district of Haryana became operational Tuesday, an official said. "The unit ... Read more...

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India asks Pakistan to take action over gurdwara land sale


December 29th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Conveying concern over the reported sale of land belonging to gurdwaras in Pakistan, India Tuesday said it has asked the Pakistan government to look into the issue ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BlackBerry blackout hits North America


December 24th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 24 (IANS) A rare service breakdown left millions of BlackBerry users across North America without service for hours this week. In a statement Wednesday, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) said ... Read more...

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