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Father of White Revolution Verghese Kurien is dead (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Anand (Gujarat), Sep 9 (IANS) Verghese Kurien, who brought milk revolution in the country, died Sunday in a hospital in Nadiad following a prolonged illness, an official said. He ... Read more...

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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accommodated: Khar (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accmmodated: Khar


September 8th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minisiter Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Surprise in store for Natarajan: Parrikar


September 6th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) There is a big surprise in store for union Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan when she arrives in Goa Sep 11, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

McDonald’s opens a vegetarian restaurant in India


September 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amritsar, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The MacDonald’s company made an announcement of Tuesday that, it would be opening a few vegetarian restaurants in India aiming to have a come back in the ... Read more...

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Mining baron Reddy completes a year behind bars Sep 5


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Gali Janardhana Reddy, a struggling businessman who became a billionaire in less than a decade and dictated terms to BJP in Karnataka, completes a year ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

20 years after militancy, bureaucrats keep Chandigarh ‘disturbed’ (Letter from Chandigarh)


August 30th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The threat of militancy ended years ago but Chandigarh continues to be tagged a 'disturbed area' -- thanks to the bureaucracy that wants it to be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It’s never too late to walk for life


August 28th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) They say it is never too late. And the saying seems very much true when it comes to going for a walk, as experts have found ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Togolese women begin sex-strike for regime change


August 27th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A group of Togolese women have commenced a week-long sex strike in an unusual attempt to oust the west African nation's president and end decades of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Surprised to receive the Dronacharya Award, says Fernandez


August 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cuban boxing coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez was pleasantly surprised to know that he is the first foreign coach in India to receive the prestigious Dronacharya ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mars Landing Site Named for Ray Bradbury


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late scientist Ray Bradbury has been given a privilege even when he is deep into his grave. The NASA agencies named their new chapter of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Watergate’, ‘Chillax’ named as influential English words


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the study of Linguistics the words “Watergate” and “chillax” have been considered as one of the most important words in the study. A professor of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hold talks with rebels, women’s group tells Meghalaya


August 16th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) A prominent women's group in Meghalaya Thursday asked the government to accept an offer of talks of a militant organisation, which is fighting for a sovereign ... Read more...

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Khasi rebel outfit ready for talks


August 15th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 15 (IANS) The Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC), an outlawed Khasi militant group in Meghalaya, has offered to hold talks with the government."We are ready to come to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

1,028 soldiers commit suicide since 2003


August 8th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A total of 1,028 soldiers from the Indian Army have committed suicide from 2003 to July this year, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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Monkeys menace in Puerto Rican capital


August 7th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Several monkeys descended from those that were brought to Puerto Rico decades ago to be used in scientific research and which now live in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

My kids are my best friends: SRK


August 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who has been in the film industry for over two decades, has no friends in the showbiz and says his children are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russian freighter re-docks with ISS


July 29th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS) A Russian cargo spacecraft has successfully re-docked with the International Space Station (ISS) early Sunday after a failed attempt five days ago.The unmanned Progress M-15M, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani daily not so sure about car running on water


July 28th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Despite the considerable hype over a car in Pakistan running on water, a Pakistani daily cautioned that it is always better to wait until all tests ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Massive valley found beneath Antarctica


July 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British researchers from CNN say that they have discovered a grand canyon beneath Antarctica. They say that they discovered a massive rift valley that is causing loss ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Primary education in India: Learn from ASEAN, says Amartya


July 21st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen Friday stressed the need for India to provide primary education to all its people on the lines of Southeast Asian countries."India has ... Read more...

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Israel’s Mossad agent dies in accident (Lead)


July 18th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 18 (IANS) An agent with Israel's Mossad who commanded hundreds of covert missions in two decades of service was killed Monday in a biking accident, a media report ... Read more...

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Israel’s Mossad agent killed


July 18th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, July 18 (IANS) An agent with Israel's Mossad who commanded hundreds of covert missions in two decades of service was killed Monday in a biking accident, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Marcelinho an Olympic rookie at 37


July 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 16 (IANS) He may be at an age when most elite athletes have retired, but Brazilian basketballer Marcelinho's Olympic career is only just beginning.The 37-year-old will ... Read more...

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Depp reprises Edward Scissorhands role


July 13th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp has reprised his role as Edward Scissorhands for an upcoming episode of "Family Guy".The 49-year-old has returned to the role for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After playing vampire, Pattinson wants James Bond role


July 10th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson wants to play Ian Fleming's iconic spy James Bond but thinks it will take him two more decades to fit into ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 140 dead in Russian floods (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 141 people have died in Russia's Krasnodar region which has been devastated by floods, said the government Sunday.According to a spokesman for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Simpson plans to start wedding dress line


July 6th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson is set to expand her fashion credentials by creating a new line focusing on wedding gowns.The 31-year-old, who is engaged to Eric ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Eating less food may lengthen your life


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Reducing daily intake of food by 40 percent may help in enhancing one's life span by 20 years, British scientists working over treatment for ageing disease ... Read more...

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Russia to expand commercial space services


June 30th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will expand its commercial space services and push the US and the European Union out of that market, a minister has said.Deputy Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Free Sarabjit, Krishna ‘requests’ Pakistan


June 27th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India Wednesday welcomed the release of Surjeet Singh from a Pakistani jail and renewed its "request" to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to also free ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

30,000 bottles of fake vodka seized in Russia


June 27th, 2012 - 7:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Police in Russia's Siberia region have seized 30,000 bottles of counterfeit vodka estimated at three million rubles ($90,000), the interior ministry said.The bottles were seized ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zardari commutes Indian prisoner Sarabjit’s death sentence


June 26th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday commuted to life the death sentence of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted more than two decades ago for ... Read more...

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Briton keeps two wives for 20 years, exposed


June 24th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A supermarket manager in Britain committed suicide after the two families he had been hiding just 10 miles apart for more than two decades discovered ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A tribal should occupy Raisina Hill: Naveen Patnaik


June 21st, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) Welcoming the Bharatiya Janata Party's decision to support former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma's candidature in the presidential poll, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday ... Read more...

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