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Beijing to ban avoiding ‘unlucky’ numbers


August 20th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) The Chinese capital will prohibit people from avoiding so-called "unlucky" numbers, that include four, 13 and 14, in the registration of addresses.The move targets Chinese numerology ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chinese disappointed with beauty queens


July 18th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) Three winners of a beauty pageant in Chongqing, one of the largest cities in China, have failed to convince web users, who said the winners were ... Read more...

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Daily soaps have become a habit: Deven Bhojani


June 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) After spending over 25 years in the industry, popular actor Deven Bhojani says over the years, daily soaps have become a habit.Talking about the changes, ... Read more...

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10 lakh students appear in all-India engineering entrance test


April 30th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Around 10 lakh students Sunday appeared in the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) 2012 at 1,735 centres across the country.Another 164,000 candidates would ... Read more...

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Apex court stays release order of 16 women army officers


April 25th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) As the Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the release of another 16 short service commission women army officers, it was told that the women officers whose ... Read more...

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Age can never be a criterion for selection: Sangakkara


February 13th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain and senior batsman Kumar Sangakkara Monday came out in defence of India's ageing players Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid contending that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook lists the most popular games of 2011


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook’s published list of the most popular games on its platform has been challenged. Several sites wonder why Playdom's Gardens of Time instead of Zynga's Cityville, ... Read more...

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Energy efficient products becoming more popular: survey


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) With the rising cost of fuels and power, the number of people and households using energy efficient products has risen sharply in recent years, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Astrology still matters in Indian marriages: Study


September 1st, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Astrological compatibility is still a key criterion in Indian marriages, especially if they are arranged, a study said Thursday.According to a study by marriage portal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Treat poor free, apex court tells 10 Delhi hospitals


September 1st, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed 10 multi-specialty private hospitals in the national capital to provide free treatment to poor patients and recover the cost from ... Read more...

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Split CEO, chairman posts in banks: RBI governor


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The posts of chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) of public sector banks should be bifurcated to ensure effective checks and balances, Reserve Bank of India ... Read more...

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Panchayat members to accompany caste enumerators (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said the ongoing enumeration for socio-economic and caste census (SECC) was not a listing for BPL families.He said the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Panchayat members to accompany caste census enumerators


August 8th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday that the enumeration for socio-economic and caste census (SECC) 2011 has been made more open by inclusion of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apex court for clarity on OBC students’ admission (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said the additional 10 percent weightage being given to students from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) in relation to their general ... Read more...

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Apex court for clarity on OBC students’ admission


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The supreme Court Tuesday said additional 10 percent weightage being given to students from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) in relation to their general category ... Read more...

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Deloitte invites nominations for Tech Fast 50 awards


July 13th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Deloitte, one of the leading audit and consultancy firms, Wednesday said it has started nomination for the 7th edition of its Tech Fast 50 awards ... Read more...

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Being beauty queen is about having character: Sushmita Sen


July 2nd, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Good height and an attractive face are just not enough to get a place in Sushmita Sen's Wadhawan Lifestyle I Am She contest. The former ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

IIM-C inducts largest ever batch


June 24th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta (IIM-C) has increased its student-intake by about 100 over the previous year to induct its largest ever batch of 462 ... Read more...

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Court to decide Kalmadi’s bail plea May 21 (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday deferred to May 21 its order on the bail plea of former CWG Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi, blamed for alleged ... Read more...

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Tripura ranks fourth most literate state


April 2nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Apr 2(ANI): Authorities in Tripura have said that the state should now be ranked fourth in achieving high literacy, as the rate has risen to 87.74 percent."The position of the state ... Read more...

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Bury differences for growth, Sibal tells telecom operators (Lead)


March 8th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Telecom operators will have to bury their differences for the growth of the telecom industry and benefit of the common man, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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Wikileaks founder ‘abused cats and wanted women to know their place’


February 11th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): Julian Assange, founder of whistle-blowing website Wikileaks, has been accused of abusing his cat in an explosive new book.The book, by former WikiLeaks insider Daniel Domscheit-Berg, also claims ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wikileaks founder ‘boasted of fathering kids all around the world’


February 11th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Julian Assange, founder of whistle-blowingwebsite Wikileaks, apparently boasted about fathering kids all around the world, according to an explosive new book.The book, Inside Wikileaks, also claims that Assange ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Separate inflation indicators for India’s rural, urban


February 7th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India will come up with separate barometers of inflation for rural and urban areas, from Feb 18, to help monitor price movement in different parts of the ... Read more...

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Unaware of CVC Thomas case: Government to Supreme Court


January 27th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 27 (ANI): The Government today told the Supreme Court that they were not aware of the cases pending against controversial Central Vigilance Commissioner PJ Thomas.This was stated ... Read more...

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$600 billion required for investments in infrastructure sector: Mukherjee


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said the requirement for investments in the infrastructure sector would be about 600 billion dollars during the current five year ... Read more...

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China bans foreign words in publications unless accompanied with Chinese translations


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 22 (ANI): China's General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) has issued a regulation banning the country's media organisations and publishers from randomly mixing foreign languages with Chinese in publications, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Raja was impolite to PM: Supreme Court


December 17th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) A Supreme Court verdict directing court monitoring of the CBI probe into the 2G spectrum scam has revealed the impolite language that sacked communictions minister A. ... Read more...

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EU-India FTA end game negotiations most difficult: Khullar


December 11th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashBrussels, Dec 10 (ANI): India's Commerce Secretary Rahul Khullar on Friday said that end game negotiations relating to the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the European Union and New Delhi ... Read more...

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Bebo launches new video chat feature to attract users


December 8th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Bebo, the British-founded social network, has launched a new video chat feature in order to lure more users to the once hugely popular site.'bChat' will allow ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Alberto Colaco nominates himself for AFC award?


December 1st, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Alberto Colaco, former general secretary of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), has been accused of nominating himself for the prestigious Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Distinguished Service ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SC raps government, asks how CVC will function in light of criminal case


November 22nd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 22 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Central Government if Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) P.J. Thomas could function effectively in view of various charges levelled against him."Without ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Priyanka Chopra: Who Will Win Her Over In Real Life?


November 12th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): There is no doubt that Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra is in peak of her career now and she is one of the leading ladies of the film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Remakes help me reach out to more people: Asin


October 10th, 2010 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) After making it big in Bollywood with the Hindi version of her Tamil film "Ghajini", Asin Thottumkal is now on a remake spree. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brazil clown may be barred from Congress for being illiterate clown


October 6th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sao Paulo comedian Tiririca won most of the votes in recent Brazil’s legislative elections. The election took place over weekend. He said that he is happy with his victory and residents belief ... Read more...

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