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Liberia holds Nigeria to 2-2 draw


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia (Liberia), Sep 9 (IANS) The Liberian national team, Lone Star, forced Nigeria's Super Eagles to a 2-2 draw at home in the first leg of the qualifying rounds of ... Read more...

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Travel advisory: India assures safety to visiting Sri Lankans (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid reports of attack on buses carrying Sri Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu and a travel advisory issued by Colombo, the government Tuesday assured that ... Read more...

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President, PM pay tribute on Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary


August 20th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other dignitaries paid tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his ... Read more...

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President, PM pay tribute on Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary


August 20th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Sonia Gandhi and other dignitaries paid tributes to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi on his ... Read more...

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Maruti management thanks locals for support


August 16th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 16 (IANS) After announcing resumption of production at its Manesar plant, the Maruti Suzuki management Thursday met local village heads and thanked them for their support, a company ... Read more...

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Japanese leaders discuss Hiroshima memorial and nuclear policy


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hiroshima Bombing tragedy that occurred many years ago changed the life of many across Hiroshima and the Japan as well. It left a mark that will ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Frank Sinatra’s New York penthouse up for sale


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Frank Sinatra got divorced from Eva Gardener then he bought a penthouse which was supposed to give him a fresh start. The penthouse, which is ... Read more...

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Mizoram to launch copter service in remote areas


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Aug 2 (IANS) As an independence day gift, people of mountainous Mizoram will get helicopter services from Aug 14, officials said here Thursday.Wing Commander (retd) Lalzawma, officer-on-special duty (OSD) ... Read more...

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SC declines government’s plea on VIP Haj quota


July 27th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday declined to entertain the central government's plea to defer, till next year, its July 23 order slashing the dignitaries quota of ... Read more...

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VIP quota for Haj pilgrimage cut by apex court (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday reduced the VIP quota for Haj pilgrimage from 2,550 to just 300.The apex court bench of Justice Aftab Alam and Justice ... Read more...

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IAF pilots training on VIP helicopters in Britain (With Images)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots have begun training on the Agusta Westland AW 101 helicopters that have been purchased for ferrying dignitaries, the first of ... Read more...

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Mizoram to introduce helicopter service in remote areas


July 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, July 15 (IANS) Mizoram will soon introduce helicopter services to remote areas to supervise developmental works, provide connectivity to people in emergency situations and carry dignitaries, an official said ... Read more...

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Nissan expects production boost from $2 bn plant in Mexico


July 11th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 11 (IANS/EFE) Japanese automaker Nissan has laid the first stone at its new $2 billion plant in Mexico, where it expects to increase production to more than ... Read more...

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No slanging match with Pakistan, says Krishna


June 28th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) India does not get into "any kind of slanging match" with Pakistani dignitaries, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Thursday, refusing to enter into ... Read more...

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Congress was never serious about Muslim quota: Azam Khan


June 14th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh has blamed the Congress for failing to get reservation for Muslims, and said the latter was never serious ... Read more...

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CRY launches anti-child labour campaign


June 12th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Child rights organisation Child Rights and You (CRY) Tuesday initiated an online programme for recording the instances of child labour, which would be used ... Read more...

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Looking for Birsa Munda-112 years after his death (With Images)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) He is 'bhagwan' (god) to his people. But the jail cell in Ranchi where young tribal revolutionary Birsa Munda, who rose up against British rule, breathed ... Read more...

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Punjab issues instructions on use of red beacons


June 7th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 7 (IANS) The Punjab government has pruned the list of dignitaries who are allowed to use red beacons on their official vehicles, a government spokesman said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Book on legendary Kannada actor Raj Kumar released


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jun 2 (IANS) A book showcasing life and times of late movie icon Dr. Raj Kumar, who had worked in more than 205 Kannada films and one of the ... Read more...

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Former TV executive named mayor of Olympic Village


May 29th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Charles Allen, a former television executive, has been appointed "Mayor" of the London 2012 Olympic Village.Allen will act as a figurehead, welcoming and hosting dignitaries and ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks details of Haj quota


May 8th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday sought details of the reservation of 11,000 seats for various categories in India's annual Haj quota, saying the subsidy for the ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan to be sworn-in for second term as Maharashtra governor


May 5th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) K. Sankaranarayanan, who has been given a fresh term as Maharashtra governor by the president, will be sworn-in at a ceremony here Monday.Bombay High Court ... Read more...

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‘Multi-faceted strategy to address unemployment in Kashmir’


March 31st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 31 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Saturday said the state government is addressing the problem of unemployment in the state through a multi-faceted strategy which ... Read more...

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‘Lack of infrastructure, not sports talent in northeast’


March 21st, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 21 (IANS) There is no dearth of sports talent in the northeastern region but it is woefully short of infrastructure, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla said after inaugurating ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu will be informed about Lankan visits: PM


March 17th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assured Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa that the state government would be informed in advance about the visits of ... Read more...

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Lucknow gets set for Akhilesh Yadav’s swearing in ceremony


March 14th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) The grounds were being spruced up, the guesthouses were booked and the dignitaries had started trickling in... the stage was set Wednesday for the swearing ... Read more...

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Tripura chief minister to visit Dhaka


March 13th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 13 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will attend Bangladesh's independence and national day celebrations in Dhaka March 27, an official said Tuesday.Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni ... Read more...

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Nepal celebrates Mahashivaratri festival


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) Hindu devotees across Nepal celebrated Mahashivaratri festival with fervour by worshipping Lord Shiva at various temples, rivers and ponds Monday.The Pashupatinath temple, situated in the heart ... Read more...

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Sharjah Light Festival 2012 to begin Thursday


February 9th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) Sharjah's ruler Sheikh Sultan Mohammed Al Qasimi will open the nine-day Sharjah Light Festival 2012 Thursday being organised by the emirate's commerce and tourism ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Delhi Sustainable Development Summit Thursday


February 1st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) World leaders, environmentalists and experts from across the globe will come together on a platform during the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) starting Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

R-Day parade leaves some gushing


January 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For 33-year-old homemaker Jyotsna Singh, attending her first Republic Day parade here was both overwhelming and an eye-opener."Words fail me. I wonder why I did ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago to tie up with Jaipur institute


January 9th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar Monday announced that her country will collaborate with Jaipur-based Shankara Group of Institutions for training of women, especially in ... Read more...

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Security tightened along Tripura border ahead of Hasina’s visit (Lead)


January 8th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 8 (IANS) Ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Indian government has tightened security along the India-Bangladesh border by deploying additional troopers, an ... Read more...

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Security tightened along Agartala border ahead of Hasina visit


January 8th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 8 (IANS) Ahead of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the Indian government has tightened security along the India-Bangladesh border by deploying additional troopers, an ... Read more...

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‘Kalam frisking was a blunder’


January 5th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) India Thursday said the frisking of former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at New York's JFK Airport was a "blunder" and it would not accept the ... Read more...

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