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Sonia urged to stop new n-plants, evolve energy policy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy has urged Congress chief and National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ask the government to stop new nuclear power ... Read more...

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Please save Goa from drugs and garbage: German Goaphile (Letter from Goa)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Anjuna/Panaji, June 23 (IANS) A German Goaphile has appealed to the state's chief minister to cleane Goa's coastline of drugs and garbage which he said was giving the state a ... Read more...

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Maoists need ‘hand holding’: Jamia vice chancellor


May 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Jamia Millia Islamia Vice Chancellor Najeeb Jung Wednesday said that Maoists were "our own people" and needed "hand holding" instead of the government's ruthless supression.Speaking ... Read more...

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Voters boycott polls in parts of Delhi


April 15th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Votters in parts of the capital Sunday boycotted the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls to protest poor civic amenities in their areas.According to ... Read more...

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Few takers in Karnataka BJP for nation-first mantra (Karnataka Newsletter)


March 10th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) goes to great lengths to claim that its members are driven by the motto of 'nation-first, party-second and individual-last'. But ... Read more...

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Four killed in police firing near Pune (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 9 (IANS) Three men and a woman were killed near here Tuesday when police fired at thousands of farmers who blocked highways and turned violent to protest government ... Read more...

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I don’t believe in competition: Sonakshi Sinha


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The one-film old Sonakshi Sinha is giving other actresses a run for their money by bagging endorsements and big films, but the "Dabangg" girl ... Read more...

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Fresh tremors in Nepal as Maoists seek cabinet reshuffle


July 25th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 25 (IANS) Fresh tremors jolted Nepal's uneasy ruling alliance Monday as the dominant Maoist partners sought a major cabinet reshuffle ahead of a crucial deadline and the prime ... Read more...

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2,000 doctors on strike in Jharkhand (Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were hit in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike demanding raising the retirement age from 60 to 62 and ... Read more...

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Doctors strike in Jharkhand affects health services


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 22 (IANS) Medical services were affected in Jharkhand Wednesday as more than 2,000 government doctors went on strike in support of their 12-point demands that include raising the ... Read more...

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Wives very well know when you turn a deaf ear


June 21st, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) While a lot of husbands may think selective hearing at home is a smart way to avoid menial household works, what they are perhaps unaware of ... Read more...

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Islamic clerics hail Osama killing


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) Leading Islamic clerics here Monday hailed the killing of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Pakistan as a "major blow to terrorism."Lucknow's Naib Imam Maulana ... Read more...

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US to supply 85 drones to Pakistan


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 22(ANI): The United States will supply 85 small drones to Pakistan to help it fight militants in the country's tribal areas, according to a TV report.A local English TV ... Read more...

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Idea Cellular stock falls 4.52 percent


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Telecom service provider Idea Cellular's stock fell 4.52 percent in intra-day trade Tuesday following reports that the company's licenses in six circles could be cancelled as ... Read more...

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Imphal students protest against suspension of classes


February 13th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 13 (ANI): In a bid to re-start the suspended classes, Manipur students staged a protest here to end the ongoing tussle between teachers and the government.The teachers under the banner ... Read more...

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Magsaysay winner spurns NREGS award


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 3 (IANS) After once turning down the prize money of the prestigious Magsaysay Award, IIT professor-turned-activist Sandeep Pandey has now spurned a union government sponsored NREGS Achievement Award citing the ... Read more...

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No outcome in parliament debates, says Sushma; sticks to JPC


January 2nd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday said it was insisting on a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum scam because past discussions in ... Read more...

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Nepal campaigners call for end to animal sacrifices


November 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 24 (IANS) One year after Nepal shocked animal lovers worldwide by the slaughter of thousands of birds and animals at a Hindu temple close to the Indian border, ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress will not beg before Delhi, says Mamata


November 4th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Congress, Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said big parties should respect smaller ones for the smooth running of a ... Read more...

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Deaf dog masters sign language, passes toughest obedience test in Britain


October 19th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): An owner may turn a deaf ear to a dog's bark, but a deaf dog in Britain received an honour for being the most obedient.Zippy the Boston terrier, ... Read more...

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Jordan, Peter Andre’s divorce details to be revealed in bitter court battle


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Trouble is just on the way for Katie price a.k.a Jordan, as ex-husband singer Peter Andre is set to reveal previously undisclosed and explosive reasons for walking out ... Read more...

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Asher Brown Takes Away His Life Owing To Bullying And Harrassment In School


September 29th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sometimes, the pranks can be dangerous and even fatal. Asher Brown, a 13 year old student committed suicide last Thursday as he could not take the ... Read more...

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Bardhan says Left would launch nationwide anti-price rise in August


July 13th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, July 13 (ANI): A B Bardhan, General Secretary of Communist Party of India (CPI), said that the Left Front would begin a countrywide agitation against the price rise from the month ... Read more...

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“When Recently Home Minister R.R. Patil Saw Red Alert-The War Within, I Told Him That After Working As A Naxalite In The Film, I Was Even Ready To Mediate Between The Government And The Villagers To Bring About A Social Revolution”- Sunil Shetty


July 8th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On the eve of the release of his latest film Red Alert- The War Within, Sunil Shetty confesses to Jyothi Venkatesh that he feels that it ... Read more...

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Indian embassy shelters Nepali students in Kyrgyzstan


June 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 17 (IANS) Nearly two dozen Nepali students stranded in violence-hit Kyrgyzstan have been given safe haven in the Indian embassy in the Central Asian country's capital Bishkek, Nepal's official media ... Read more...

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Fencing-affected border residents of Mizoram go on strike


April 6th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, April 6 (IANS) People affected by the fencing on the India-Bangladesh frontier Tuesday called an indefinite shutdown in the border areas of Mizoram while their counterparts in Tripura threatened to launch ... Read more...

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Liverpool suspends Riera for criticising Benitez


March 19th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Liverpool winger Albert Riera has been suspended by the club for criticising coach Rafa Benitez.The Kop boss was left fuming when Spanish winger Riera branded the Reds ... Read more...

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‘Camp level failure may have led to Silda attack’


March 18th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday absolved senior officials of any blame in the Maoist attack that left 24 Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) personnel dead last month ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Madoff Scandal Whistleblower Comes Up With New Memoir


March 2nd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Boston, Mar 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harry Markopolos, the former securities industry executive who is known to be the whistleblower in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, is creating headlines lately as ... Read more...

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Tevez determined to finish off Man U


January 21st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Ace striker Carlos Tevez has said that he is determined to finish off his former club and take Manchester City into their first major final in 29 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kashmiris threaten to suspend border trade with Pakistan


January 19th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 19 (ANI): Fruit growers and exporters of Kashmir trading across the line of control (LoC) with Pakistan administered Kashmir threaten to suspend their trade from next week if their demands ... Read more...

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Exiled Tibetans call on China to release Tibetan political prisoners


December 31st, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): Tibetans-in-exile in India held a protest march here today against China's suppression of Tibetan nationals in Nyagchuka County in Tibet.The protest march was held under the ... Read more...

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It costs him Rs.39,000 a month to house government cattle


December 17th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) Dhaniram Mallick never imagined that maintaining 26 cows thrust on him by West Bengal lawkeepers could bleed him to penury. Mallick, a resident of Naxalbari's Hatibiha area in Darjeeling, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nepal ignores Bardot’s plea to halt animal slaughter


November 20th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 20 (IANS) Nepal's coalition government has turned a deaf ear to urgent pleas by celebrated French actress and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot to prevent the slaughter of thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naxal sympathizers question killing of Francis Indwar


October 6th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, Oct 6 (ANI): Naxal sympathizers are questioning killing of Francis Indwar by the Maoists and ask whether beheading of the unarmed Inspector of the Special Branch of Jharkhand Police is in ... Read more...

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