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Indo-German trade to touch 20 billion euros: Krishna


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Germany would touch 20 billon euros ($25 billion) during this calendar year despite debt crisis in Europe and the global economic ... Read more...

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US pushing India to ‘wean’ from Iran oil


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) The United States continues to talk with India to encourage it to reduce its dependence on Iranian crude, but would not say what progress it has ... Read more...

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Chinese newspaper wins British media award


December 10th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) The China Daily European Weekly, Europe's first English-language Chinese newspaper, has won an award from a British group for its "clear communication of business news to ... Read more...

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Time change for Fall 2011


November 4th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States will switch their clock backwards by an hour on Sunday morning. The Daylight Saving Time will officially end in the country at 2 a.m. ... Read more...

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Tagore gala begins in Spain with book, culture blitz


September 13th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Perhaps a historic wrong was set right when Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore reconnected to thousands of admirers in Spain - one of the few countries ... Read more...

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‘Catastrophic’ twin attacks kill 87 in Norway (Second Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) At least 87 people were killed Friday in "catastrophic" twin attacks in Norway - a massive bomb explosion in the capital here and a shooting at ... Read more...

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Grant wants assisted suicide to be made legal


June 5th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Actor Hugh Grant wants assisted suicide to be made legal in Britain so that the terminally ill can die with dignity.Grant is patron of Healthtalkonline.org, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan was world’s 8th largest asylum-seeker in 2010


April 1st, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, April 1(ANI): More than 10,000 Pakistani nationals applied for asylum in 44 countries last year, making Pakistan the eighth largest asylum-seeker in industrialised nations, according to a report of the ... Read more...

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Girls aged 16 ‘get drunk more often than their male peers’


March 9th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A new European study has revealed that girls aged 16 are getting drunk more often than boys.It said that the rising numbers are knocking back the equivalent of ... Read more...

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Kumari Selja welcomes exemption of customs duty for antiquities


February 28th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Welcoming the exemption of customs duty for antiquities and works of art, Culture Minister Kumari Selja on Monday said that this will encourage more and more private, ... Read more...

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US concerned about emerging al-Qaida threat in Arabian Peninsula: Crowley


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22(ANI): The United States has expressed its concern about the threat posed by terrorist organisation al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula."We are very concerned about emerging threats, particularly the threat posed ... Read more...

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New method can yield more info from newborn blood spot screenings


January 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Scientists have created a method that can yield more information from archived newborn blood that has implications for a vast array of research, including population health studies and ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi TV channel stopped from broadcasting ‘hangman’ series


December 29th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 29 (ANI): A Bangladeshi television channel has been ordered to stop broadcasting interviews with the country's most famous hangman over fears that it could frighten children.The BBC quoted the ... Read more...

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Even birds have personalities


November 30th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): It is well known that animals have personalities, but it may come as a surprise to many to learn that birds also do.For instance, individual birds vary ... Read more...

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GLAAD Initiates Spirit Day To Show Support For Bullied Gay Teenagers


October 20th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is a special day for those boys and girls who believe in same sex love and have faced the flak from the mainstream society for ... Read more...

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India to see highest employee churn: Ma Foi


October 12th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) Confident of getting another job, Indian employees are more prone to switch employers compared to others in the world, says a global work monitor survey. Amongst the 25 ... Read more...

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Daylight Savings Will Start From Oct 3


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena kar, Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daylight Saving will begin on Sunday, from Oct 3. All those nations, who participate in this innovative strategy of conservation of energy, are constantly ... Read more...

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Genetic variants that cause asthma identified


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): An international study has discovered several genetic variants that substantially increase susceptibility to asthma.The study, which was co-ordinated by researchers from Imperial College London, was performed by the ... Read more...

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Sex abuse scandal overshadows Pope’s British trip


September 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 14 (DPA) Virtually on the eve of Pope Benedict XVI's state visit to Britain, a dossier issued in Belgium has suggested more than 300 cases of child sexual abuse by ... Read more...

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Mazda New Direct Injection Engine Coming In 2011


September 8th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Japan based automaker Mazda is all set to introduce a new range of eco friendly and direct-injection diesel and gasoline engines in its models that will ... Read more...

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India to take historic show of Tagore art to Paris


September 5th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) India will revisit a slice of history next year when it takes a specially curated show of paintings by Rabindranath Tagore to Paris after 81 years to ... Read more...

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Mimi Hughes, Mother of Four, Finishes 981 Mile Swim in Ohio River


July 20th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After having one her wetsuits shredded by Zebra mussels, and dodging trash and tires, Mimi Hughes, 54 year old mother of 4 has reached the finish line in ... Read more...

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Export Promotion Council to organise jewellery exhibition


July 4th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) will hold a special show July 9-11 in the national capital region as part of its efforts to tap the ... Read more...

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Six arrested over child pornography network


July 3rd, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Turin (Italy), July 3 (IANS/AKI) Six people have been arrested in Italy for being part of an international internet child pornography ring spread across 27 countries. According to police, more than 70 ... Read more...

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One alcoholic drink can triple chances of car accident


June 18th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, June 18 (ANI): A study has found that even a single alcoholic drink can triple the chances of a driver dying in a car accident, as it can increase a driver's ... Read more...

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Bengali Movie, Mahanagar@Kolkata To Be Screened At The Munich Film Festival


June 9th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yet another Bengali film to reach overseas. This time, the lucky film is Mahanagar@Kolkata, made by the National award winning filmmaker Suman Mukhopadhyay. The ... Read more...

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Hindus want urgent end to segregation of Roma children in Europe


May 31st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), May 31 (ANI): Hindus want segregation of Roma children in schools of Europe to end immediately.Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that it was ... Read more...

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German held without valid documents in Punjab


May 29th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ropar, May 29 (IANS) A 45-year-old German national, who was staying near Himachal Pradeh's Bhakra dam, was arrested without any passport, visa and other required documents near Punjab's Nangal town in Ropar ... Read more...

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Rahman To Jam With Usher And Dido!


May 18th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rahman is working with the biggies and it's not just in Bollywood now, but internationally too. Rahman's expertise and and genius is known to all and ... Read more...

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Goa to host European Union film festival


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) Goa, one of the earliest states in Asia to be conquered by Europe's colonial powers, will host the 15th European Union Film Festival (EUFF) of India, an EU ... Read more...

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20,000 Punjabi youths sneak into Europe every year: Study


March 11th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Every year nearly 20,000 Punjabi youths try to illegally migrate to European Union (EU) countries in pursuit of greener pastures, said a United Nations Office on Drugs and ... Read more...

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Nissan premiers compact car Micra in Geneva, to be rolled out from India


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva/Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Japanese car major Nissan Motor Company Tuesday confirmed what has been an open secret - its new global compact car Micra will be rolled out from a plant ... Read more...

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Monster to acquire Yahoo’s HotJobs


February 4th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO News) – Monster Worldwide, Inc. will acquire the assets of Yahoo! HotJobs, which is an online recruitment website, for $225 million in cash, Yahoo! said Wednesday.As part of the ... Read more...

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Taliban spokesperson Muslim Khan declared ‘proclaimed offender’ by NWFP ATC


January 31st, 2010 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.31 (ANI): A Malakand Division Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) has declared Swat Taliban spokesman Muslim Khan a proclaimed offender and has issued his arrest warrant.The court has directed Khan to appear ... Read more...

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Russia lifts threat of oil cutoff


December 29th, 2009 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Bratislava, Dec 29 (DPA) Russia and Ukraine have resolved a dispute over oil transit issues, averting a disruption of oil supplies to three countries in Europe, Slovakia's industry minister said Monday. Industry Minister ... Read more...

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