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Traders across India to strike Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) One of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Wednesday called for a nationwide strike Thursday to protest the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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Save Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s haveli in Pakistan, Badal urges PM


July 17th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday sought the personal intervention of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for conservation of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's ancestral house in ... Read more...

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Three killed in two freak accidents in Rajasthan


April 15th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 15 (IANS) Three people, including an 11-year-old child, were killed in two freak accidents in Rajasthan Sunday, police said. Eleven-year-old Navratan Sharma was killed, while his two friends ... Read more...

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Hasina promises to make S.D. Burman’s ancestral house a museum


January 17th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to convert the ancestral house of legendary music maestro Sachin Dev Burman in Bangladesh into a folk cultural ... Read more...

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18 building collapse cases in Delhi


December 7th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) A total of 18 cases of building collapse have been reported in the capital so far this year, in which 21 people died, the Rajya ... Read more...

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Ancient Delhi gateways, Mughal library to be restored (With Images)


July 5th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Mughal prince Dara Shikoh's library, the Malcha Mahal hunting lodge of Firoz Shah Tughlaq and some ancient gateways are among the 15 neglected monuments that ... Read more...

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Stop discrimination against northeastern region, say students


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 23 (ANI): Citing inaction of the central government on the investigation into the helicopter crash in Tawang, members of the North East Students Organisation (NESO) urged government to stop ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s monuments can boost fort tourism


March 11th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Standing tall and bearing the scars of innumerable battles, the remnants of forts in Mumbai are a testament to the valour of Maratha warriors in the ... Read more...

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Buddhade Dasgupta receives award for ‘Janala’


March 6th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) National Award winning filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta has received the best feature film award he won at Taipei's Asia Pacific Film Festival for his Bengali movie "Janala" ... Read more...

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George Orwell’s birthplace in Bihar now a protected site


January 15th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) After being neglected for decades, the birthplace of George Orwell, the legendary British author of cult classics like "Animal Farm" and "1984", is set for renovation as the ... Read more...

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Palace of Versailles To Become Luxury Hotel


January 5th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The grand Palace of Versailles will soon be converted to a luxury five star hotel, Mikael Hautchamp, the deputy administrator for the Palace announced the news ... Read more...

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‘New transfer rules for housing societies to benefit millions’


November 28th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) A major problem faced by nearly 100,000 housing societies in getting the land and buildings tranfered to their names has been resolved and will benefit millions of Mumbaikars, ... Read more...

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Lahore’s British-era hall on road to ruins (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


November 14th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 14 (IANS) The century-old Bradlaugh Hall in Lahore, which bore witness to the freedom struggle and valiant leaders like Lala Lajpat Rai, Surendranath Banerjee, Jawaharlal Nehru and Bhagat Singh, is ... Read more...

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Lahore’s British-era hall on road to ruins


November 14th, 2010 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bradlaugh Hall in Lahore, which bore witness to the freedom struggle and valiant freedom fighters like Lala Lajpat Rai, Surendranath Banerjee, Maulana Zafar Ali Khan, Syed Attaullah ... Read more...

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Two dead as building collapses in cracker blast


October 28th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Oct 28 (IANS) Two people were killed and 10 injured when a large stock of Diwali firecrackers went off in the staff quarters of a government-run Community Health Centre here, bringing ... Read more...

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Nuns To Auction Off Rare Honus Wagner Card


October 28th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Baltimore-based School Sisters of Notre Dame have come across a card that is sure to fetch an unprecedented amount to their charitable organization. The Roman ... Read more...

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Four die in Orissa house wall collapse


October 27th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) Four members of a family, including a boy, died and one sustained critical injuries after a wall of their house collapsed early Wednesday in Orissa's Ganjam district, police ... Read more...

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Delhi’s illuminated monuments attract tourists


October 7th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Seventeen historical monuments given a facelift and illuminated for the Commonwealth Games are attracting a large number of tourists and visitors, an official said Thursday. Most ... Read more...

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800 dangerous structures in Thane


August 18th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, Aug 18 (IANS) Alarmed by Tuesday's building collapse that killed 10 people, the civic body in Thane in Maharashtra said there were about 800 buildings in dilapidated condition posing danger to ... Read more...

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Gorakhpur angry at dilapidated condition of Freedom fighters’ memorial


August 14th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Pavan ShahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 14 (ANI): On the eve of India's 64th Independence Day, the dilapidated condition of freedom fighters' memorials here has drawn sharp criticism from the citizens.The area ... Read more...

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Metro Bank Opens Its Doors For Public


July 29th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey London, United Kingdom, July 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Metro Bank, the new High School retail Bank that is one of its kind in Britain in the last 100 years, opened to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Special train to Dhaka for Tagore anniversary celebrations


July 15th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) From renovating Tagore auditoria, establishing new ones in major cities, publishing a book on his paintings to running a special train to Dhaka, the government has ... Read more...

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Former New York Knicks Player Ray Williams Homeless


July 4th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As players during the ongoing NBA Free Agency period strike million dollars deals with teams, a reputed media source has come up with a sad story ... Read more...

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Three generations of family crushed to death in roof collapse


June 20th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beed (Maharashtra), June 20 (IANS) Five members of a family, comprising three generations, were crushed to death in their sleep early Sunday when the roof of their house collapsed following heavy rains ... Read more...

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Lea Michele Lends Her Voice To Dorothy In “Wizard Of Oz”


June 13th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of Lea Michele will get to hear their star in a new avatar. The star of "Glee" has agreed to lend her voice to the ... Read more...

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Mumbai building crashes, minor girl killed


June 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) A six-year-old girl was killed Wednesday when the roof of a building collapsed here, officials said. Phagun Gohil was crushed to death when the slab of a balcony crashed ... Read more...

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Punjab to set up veterinary clinics in all districts


June 8th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) In a bid to improve veterinary services in the state, Punjab will establish poly-clinics in all districts and upgrade the infrastructure of existing veterinary hospitals and dispensaries, an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MCD has been mismanaged by BJP for three years: Congress


April 20th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has mismanaged the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for the past three years and has not done anything for the poor ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

USAA Foundation Donates $70,000 To Revamp Farias Park


March 31st, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Texas, Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A clean Farias Park of San Antonio, Texas, is the gift that the children received from the USAA Foundation. The Foundation has reportedly collaborated with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sixth Dynasty Egyptian Queen’s Burial Chamber Unearthed Near Cairo


March 4th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Cairo, Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sarcophagus of an Egyptian queen, who presumably hailed from ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom has been unearthed by French archaeologists. The burial chamber which has ... Read more...

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Ventura Suffers Minor Tsunami


February 28th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Ventura County, Feb 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following a violent earthquake at Chile, there was a tsunami in Ventura County on Saturday. At around 1 p.m., there was a tidal surge ... Read more...

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George Orwell’s birthplace in Bihar to be turned into a museum


December 29th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Local authorities in Motihari, Champaran district, are drawing plans to raise the colonial bungalow from its fallen state of disrepair to lure tourists."The house is in a dilapidated condition. We have initiated ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kesaria Buddhist monument in Bihar dilapidated


December 19th, 2009 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kesaria (Bihar), Dec 19 (ANI): Locals and pilgrims bemoan the dilapidated condition of a Buddhist monument in Bihar, despite it being under the control of the archaeological department.The Buddhist stupa, located in ... Read more...

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Mumbai attack boat ‘Kuber’ ready to sail back


August 22nd, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Porbander, Aug 22 (ANI): MV Kuber, the fishing trawler that the Indian Government says militants of the Mumbai attacks used to reach the metropolis, has been repaired and is all set to ... Read more...

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Pak authorities ‘least interested’ in conserving historic buildings


July 6th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, July 6 (ANI): Pakistani authorities are least interested in conserving historical buildings, which are in a terrible, shameful and dilapidated condition here.The 'Old City' has numerous architectural masterpieces, but encroachers have ... Read more...

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