Badal gives go-ahead to Ludhiana Metro project

July 17th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 17 (IANS) The Ludhiana Metro project will soon roll out after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday gave a go-ahead to the Rs.10,300 crore mass transport scheme.According ... Read more...

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Maharashtra gets ready to tackle monsoon

May 25th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) With monsoon likely to hit Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra within 15 days, the government Friday moved into a state of high preparedness. The aim ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Clinton pitches for FDI in multibrand retail (Lead)

May 7th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Making a strong pitch for further opening up of the Indian economy, especially with regard to foreign direct investment (FDI) in multibrand retail, US Secretary ... Read more...

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Clinton lauds eastern India’s economic potential

May 7th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who kicked off her three-day India visit from this historic city, Monday lauded the economic potential and geopolitical significance ... Read more...

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Cooking gas supplies resume as transporters end stir

March 31st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur/Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) In a major relief to consumers in Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra, transporters of cooking gas called off their eight-day-old strike Saturday and resumed supply ... Read more...

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Worrying times for striking Bengal babus (West Bengal Newsletter)

March 11th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, which had earlier warned its employees of break in service if they did not report for duty on the ... Read more...

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New York-based Indian artist talks of farm distress (With image)

January 15th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Kiran Chandra, a Kolkata-born New York-based artist, uses her multi-media interactive art to speak of imbalances in the pattern of land use in India and ... Read more...

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Muslim women creating new artscape (Feature)

September 14th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Using icons of Islam, a small group of Muslim women is creating a genre of art that seeks to address contemporary socio-political issues and concerns ... Read more...

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Newcomer Ben Stokes brushes aside comparisons with Flintoff

August 30th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) England newcomer Ben Stokes has brushed aside comparisons with former captain Andrew Flintoff, saying he does not want to base himself on anyone else.The 20-year-old made his ... Read more...

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Connecting to roots, homelands with art (Feature)

July 25th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Quest for roots, reconnection to childhood and the trauma of dislocation are the emotional soul of their art. This pain lends an air of nostalgia ... Read more...

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Senator Harry Reid dislocates his shoulder after a fall

May 5th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has dislocated his shoulder following a fall. A spokesperson for the lawmaker confirmed that the incident happened on Wednesday. Reid also ... Read more...

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C.P. Joshi emphasizes need to speed up construction of highways

April 27th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Dr. C.P. Joshi today emphasized the need to speed up the preconstruction activities such as land acquisition and utility shifting ... Read more...

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Asia, Pacific governments warned of increasing climate-induced migrations

February 7th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Manila, Feb 7 (ANI): Governments in Asia and the Pacific should be prepared to deal with increased migrations caused because of climatic change in the coming years, a forthcoming report of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blind therapists help Mexicans deal with stress

January 26th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 26 (IANS/EFE) A massage parlour in Mexico city has been providing residents its services for almost half a century - but with an all-blind therapist staff.The massage parlour's services ... Read more...

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US frustrated with Zardari’s political free-fall following poor flood relief response

August 18th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.18 (ANI): The United States is frustrated by Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's falling political popularity following his government's slow response to the deluge, which has submerged almost one-fifth of the ... Read more...

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Stafon Johnson’s Ankle Surgery Successful, Says Tennessee Titans’ Coach

August 16th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A day after Tennessee Titans rookie running back Stafon Johnson suffered injury on his right ankle, the coach of the team Jeff Fisher said that the ... Read more...

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Special traffic management plan for Delhi during C’Wealth Games

July 27th, 2010 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): The Delhi Traffic Police has drawn up a detailed Traffic management Plan for managing traffic during Commonwealth Games-2010 to be held in the national capital, the Government ... Read more...

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Protest in London to stop mining project in Orissa

July 25th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Human rights activists will paint their faces to resemble the blue-faced Na'vis in the Hollywood film "Avatar" to protest the dislocation of tribals by mining company Vedanta in ... Read more...

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Air India staff go on flash strike (Third Lead)

May 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Protesting a gag order and delay in the payment of salaries, over 15,000 crew members and maintenance engineers of Air India went on a flash strike all ... Read more...

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Georgia Man Gets Lockjaw From Sandwich & DOESN’T Sue!

April 7th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 06 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from Georgia literally bit off more than he could chew when he bit into the "Wicked" sandwich from "Which Wich" sandwich shop. The restaurant chain has ... Read more...

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Taliban ’stepping up resistance’ against Operation Moshtarak

February 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Marjah (Afghanistan), Feb 20(ANI): British troops have admitted they are facing strong resistance from Taliban insurgents to the big military offensive, Operation Moshtarak, being conducted by UK and its allies in ... Read more...

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Novel surgery could help avoid total hip replacement

January 30th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): Young patients with a specific traumatic injury to the hip joint can now avoid a hip replacement by going for surgery using transplanted bone and cartilage, according to ... Read more...

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Train and air services fogged out again in Delhi (Second Lead)

January 7th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the national capital Thursday disrupting air and rail services once again and throwing normal life out of gear. As many as 34 trains and ... Read more...

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Batra Hospital ordered to pay Rs.11 lakh compensation

December 24th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Ruling that medical care also included the safety and security of a patient, the Delhi High Court Thursday ordered Batra Hospital to pay a man, who jumped ... Read more...

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Joel Przybilla Injury Brings Indefinite Hiatus To His Game

December 23rd, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Basketball fans must have entertained by the tough competition between Dallas Mavericks and Portland Blazers in the last match played on yesterday night. Mavericks once ... Read more...

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Deora, Pawar to meet Tuesday over ethanol supply

November 23rd, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will meet Tuesday to discuss the issue of supply of ethanol for blending with petrol. The Cabinet ... Read more...

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Court fines residents challenging highway project

November 16th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday slapped a total fine of Rs.17,000 on petitioners challenging the Badarpur-Mathura road highway project being developed by the National Highways Authority of ... Read more...

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Gasoline must be blended with ethanol, oil firms told

November 12th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday reiterated that oil marketing companies had to ensure gasoline was blended with 5 percent ethanol. "The cabinet decided to ... Read more...

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Brian Urlacher: Wrist Injury Forces Him Out For Rest Of The Season

September 15th, 2009 - 2:10 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Things are not going right for Brian Urlacher, who has been plagued by injuries, one after the other as this Sunday also turned out to be a rather unpleasant one ... Read more...

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Jaswant’s views on Jinnah not ours, says BJP

August 18th, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday disassociated itself from senior party leader Jaswant Singh's praise for Pakistan's founder Mohammad Ali Jinnah, saying it "does not represent ... Read more...

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Oriya tribal on way to London to save Niyamgiri hill

July 25th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A young Kondh tribal from Orissa is on his way to London to appeal to shareholders of Britain-headquartered metal giant Vedanta to reconsider its plan to mine ... Read more...

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Resumption of talks not discussed with Pakistan: Menon

June 16th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 16 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Shiv Shankar Menon today ruled out resumption of dialogue with Pakistan after the meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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No home postings for Madhya Pradesh officers ahead of polls

February 28th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 28 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Saturday issued instructions that no officer connected with the forthcoming general elections would be allowed to continue in his home district, following directives from ... Read more...

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Citigroup reports new loss of $8.29 bn

January 16th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 16 (DPA) Citigroup Friday announced its fifth straight quarter of net losses, though it said it continues to focus on getting "fit".According to a press release, the company had ... Read more...

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Get rid of your glasses - the easy laser way

January 4th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) It is the latest vision correction surgery, used even on US astronauts and military personnel. Now, the blade free laser technology, called iLasik, is attracting more and ... Read more...

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