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Pakistan inducts fast attack naval vessel


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Navy Monday inducted its first fast attack missile boat - PNS Azmat - in a bid to boost its advanced warfare capability and prowess.Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Priyadarshan is very demanding: Zayed Khan


April 20th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actor Zayed Khan, who will soon be seen in Priyadarshan's "Tezz," says the filmmaker is very demanding and his anger can be highly unnerving. But ... Read more...

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Four youths saved from drowning in Bengal


April 8th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Two army personnel rescued four people from drowning in river Hooghly after they were caught in a high tide here Sunday. Soldiers of Inland Water Transport ... Read more...

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Delhi Public School now in Ghana


June 21st, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), June 21 (IANS) An Indian steel manufacturing company in Ghana is spending $10 million to construct an international school under the Delhi Public School (DPS) franchise.The aim is ... Read more...

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Navy, Coast Guard to secure World Cup final


March 31st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard have stepped up security in the sea off Maharashtra and Gujarat ahead of the India-Sri Lanka World Cup final Saturday, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pak Senate declines funds for submarines purchase


March 12th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 12(ANI): The Pakistan Senate Standing Committee on Defence and Defence Production has rejected recommendations for buying submarines owing to the country facing an economic crunch.According to The Nation, the in-camera ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Agartala handloom weavers suffer huge losses due to government apathy


December 8th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Dec.8 (ANI): Handloom weavers in Agartala are suffering huge lossesand complained that the policies of the state government have hindered the marketing and financial support through different programmes to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Iranian naval commanders building fleet of suicide ships


December 8th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Dec. 8 (ANI): Naval commanders in Iran have built over 9,000 "suicide" speedboats that contain deadly explosives engineered into their hulls.The vessels - to patrol the Persian Gulf where UK forces ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nagaland aiming to reach out to bigger markets through handloom sector


December 2nd, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur (Nagaland), Dec.2 (ANI): The Government of Nagaland continues to host exhibitions to enable artisans and crafts persons to reach a bigger market.Recently, a handloom expo was held in Dimapur to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sonu Nigam: The Online Musical Workshop Gets Tremendous Response


November 30th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This singer has already made a mark by singing in Tees Maar Khan in 40 to 50 different voice tones, and has also recently thought of conducting an online workshop on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

5 ways to spot an alien


September 28th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): With alien sightings becoming frequent, here's a guide to spotting a visitor from another planet:1. Scan the airspace above your local nuclear site or defence base, especially if ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heels shaped like woman’s legs up for grabs


September 28th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): An Israeli shoe designer has created a range of heels - with one pair shaped like a woman's legs.Other pairs are based on banana skins and catapults.Kobi Levi, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FDA approves flying car


June 30th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Aviation Administration in the United States has approved a hybrid car, that is capable of flying and soon it seems that it would ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Phil Collins doubts he’ll ever release another original album


June 18th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Rocker Phil Collins is not sure as to when he will release his next original album because now his priority is spending time with his children.This September, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

SilkAir adds Chennai on its route map


June 15th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, has launched daily services between Singapore and Chennai, hoping to garner a good share in the passenger traffic between south India ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rural festival in Sikkim to promote village tourism


May 16th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok (Sikkim), May 16 (ANI): In an effort to strengthen the state's economy and woo tourists to its picturesque locales, the Sikkim tourism has promoted a rural festival called Winter Village Fest ... Read more...

Posted in National |

50 fishermen rescued from ice floe in Russia


April 25th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk (Russia), April 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rescuers saved 50 fishermen as they were carried away on an ice floe in a lake on Sakhalin Island in the Russian Far East, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chandigarh’s unique Condom Bar shuts shop


March 30th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) What was probably India's only Condom Bar has shut shop. A concept that had generated international curiousity, it has fallen a victim to official prudishness.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gujarat to host international kite festival


January 6th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 5 (IANS) Gujarat is all set to host a five-day international kite festival, which will draw participants from 34 countries next week, officials said Tuesday. The 20th international kite festival ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Missing Mariam Makhniashvili spotted alive near Calgary in October


December 3rd, 2009 - 2:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calgary, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some good news for the kin and kith of the missing Toronto teenager Mariam Makhniashvili as she was possibly spotted near Calgary selling dream ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chandigarh’s National Crafts Mela ends, to be annual event


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 2 (IANS) The 10-day National Crafts Mela held in this union territory (UT) ended Monday, with organisers planning to make it an annual affair. Tourism Minister Kumari Selja was the chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Asia’s first dining-in-sky venue shut after dispute


October 28th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Asia's first 'Dining In The Sky' (DITS) that was launched in this union territory (UT) Nov 24, on the occasion of Chandigarh Crafts Mela, got into trouble Tuesday ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to hold food festivals to attract tourists


October 21st, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) The city administration is planning to hold "special food festivals" along with the upcoming national crafts fair to attract tourists. "Different themes-based food festivals have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

23 Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lanka


April 2nd, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 2 (IANS) At least 23 Indian fishermen have been arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy off Thalaimannar island when they were illegally fishing in the nation's territorial waters, an official ... Read more...

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Defense Ministry gives Rs 281 crore contract to Bharti Shipyard


March 6th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 6 (ANI): The Defense Ministry has given a-281-crore rupees contract to Bharti Shipyard for supplying 15 interceptor boats to the Indian Coast Guard, the shipping firm has said. In ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Alien sceptic spots nine UFOs in night sky!


January 14th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A Brit businessman, who admits being a total alien sceptic, has described his close encounter with nine suspected UFOs as he walked his dog past a wind ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian Navy on high alert following Mumbai terror strikes


November 27th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi Naval Base (Kerala), Nov.27 (ANI) In the wake of Wednesday''s terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the Indian Navy has tightened security along the country''s western coast. The chief of Southern Naval Command, ... Read more...

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Narain Karthikeyan aims at consistent performance this season


August 4th, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 4 (ANI): India''s formula one driver Narain Karthikeyan unveiled the EVO AE 1 kart at the launch function of ''Amaron Karting Challenge 2008'' in Chennai today, and he ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vaghela to dedicate handicrafts related projects in Srinagar


June 21st, 2008 - 8:49 am ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 21 (ANI): Union Minister for Textiles Shankarsinh Vaghela will dedicate the Indian Institute of Carpet Technology and the Craft Development Institute to the nation here today.These projects will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carpet Technology Institute set up in Srinagar


June 20th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 20 (ANI): The Indian Institute of Carpet Technology and the Craft Development Institute will be declared open here by Union Minister of Textiles Shankersinh Vaghela tomorrow.These projects will give ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jaipur to hold Rajasthan Day celebrations in March


February 24th, 2008 - 4:57 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) The city will come alive with folk dances, rural sports, crafts bazaar and a theatre festival for a whole week in March as it hosts the Rajasthan Day ... Read more...

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