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30 coal blocks start production out of 195 allocated


August 13th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Out of 195 coal blocks allocated to public and private sectors, 30 have started production, Minister of State for Coal Pratik Prakashbapu Patil said Monday.Replying ... Read more...

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Birla Corp Q1 net down 24 percent


July 28th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 28 (IANS) Birla Corporation, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla group, Saturday announced a 24.26 percent slide in its net profit to Rs.84.74 crore for the quarter ... Read more...

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1964 Olympics: India regain hockey supremacy (Sports Special)


July 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
The echoes of the 1960 Olympics defeat could be heard in Tokyo where the Indian hockey team was not expected to win, at least according to the Indian media that doubted ... Read more...

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Veteran writer, commentator Dilip D’Souza wins Daily Beast South Asia prize


June 21st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 Dilip D'Souza, the 52-year-old author of "Roadrunner: An Indian Quest in America" (HarperCollins India), has won the Newsweek and The Daily Beast award for South Asian commenatry.... Read more...

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Divorce, India, partition on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


December 31st, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
The book case this weekend is lighthearted and peppy - matching the mood as a new year begins.1. "Two Fates: The Story of My Divorce"; Written by Judy Balan; Published by ... Read more...

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Coal India steps up supplies to power sector


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) increased coal dispatches to power utilities across the country by 28 percent during the period Oct 11-20, the company claimed Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Top Speak Asia official detained by police for questioning


July 29th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The chief operating officer of Speak Asia, a Singapore-based firm that conducts online surveys for clients using its own registered members, was detained Friday by the ... Read more...

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Husband plotted Indian woman’s murder with text messages


July 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) The husband of Indian-origin woman Anni Dewani, who was killed during her honeymoon in South Africa, plotted her murder by sending phone text messages even as ... Read more...

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Maoists’ shutdown hits NMDC iron ore transportation


July 8th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Iron ore transportation of public sector mining giant NMDC Ltd in Chhattisgarh has been hit hard since Monday by a week-long shutdown called by the Maoists, ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown hits iron ore shipment in Chhattisgarh


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 22 (IANS) Iron ore transportation by NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore producer and exporter in the public sector, was affected in Chhattisgarh on the second day of ... Read more...

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Muslim preacher arrested over assault on children at mosque in England


February 16th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16(ANI): West Yorkshire Police have arrested a 59-year-old Muslim preacher over alleged assaults on children at a mosque in Keighley, England.According to the Daily Mail, the preacher was arrested after ... Read more...

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Life in Chhattisgarh hit as Maoists protest


January 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 3 (IANS) Normal life was hit in the forested areas of Chhattisgarh for the second consecutive day Monday as the Maoists continued their Jan 2-8 protest week against the conviction ... Read more...

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Maoists sabotage derails iron ore-laden train (Lead)


December 27th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 27 (IANS) A goods train derailed and iron ore shipments by NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore producer in the public sector, were halted Monday from its mines in Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Maoist damage rail tracks, NMDC shipments at halt


December 27th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 27 (IANS) Iron ore shipments by NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore producer and exporter in the public sector, were halted Monday from its key mines in Chhattisgarh after Maoists ... Read more...

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NMDC resumes full iron ore shipment after Maoist shutdown


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 22 (IANS) Iron ore shipment by state-run National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC) Ltd has reached its peak levels after three weeks of disruption at its key mining facilities in Chhattisgarh, ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables detail torture on detainees in Kashmir


December 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) US diplomats were secretly briefed by staff of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) about the systematic abuse of detainees in Kashmir, according to diplomatic cables ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables: Medvedev ‘plays Robin to Putin’s Batman’


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.2 (ANI): American diplomats consider Vladimir Putin to be the real ruler of Russia and not President Dmitry Medvedev, according to diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks.Prime ... Read more...

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Zardari prepared for assassination, named his successor


December 1st, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, who feared he would be assassinated, had made extensive preparations for his family to live in the United Arab Emirate, according to ... Read more...

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Foreign diplomats abusing immunity by keeping domestic slaves


August 30th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Foreign diplomats are taking undue advantage of their immunity to keep domestic help as slaves in Britain, an investigation has revealed.The workers, mostly African and Asian, are forced ... Read more...

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Pakistani cousin marriages in UK behind genetic disability baby birth boom


August 24th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): A study has found that more than 700 children are born with genetic diseases every year in the UK due to the prevalent cousin marriage system.The research showed ... Read more...

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Four of 61 missing trucks found, but no explosives (Lead)


August 14th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 14 (IANS) Four of the 61 trucks loaded with about 300 tonnes of explosives, which went missing in transit, were found empty and abandoned in Madhya Pradesh's Rajgarh district Saturday, ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh cops yet clueless about missing explosives


August 14th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Police Saturday failed to achieve a breakthrough in the ticklish case of 61 trucks carrying about 300 tonnes of explosives going missing on way to the ... Read more...

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Mumbai coast oil spill has shipping companies lamenting losses


August 12th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjeev ShuklaMumbai, Aug 12 (ANI): Shipping companies are reportedly lamenting their losses following suspension of ship movement to and from the ports of Mumbai and Nhava Sheva due to the oil ... Read more...

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The ‘Fake Osama Bin Laden’ Revealed


July 24th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Noida based Pradhuman Singh Mall never thought in his wildest dreams that he'd be playing the comic character of the most wanted man on ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Tere Bin Laden (2010)


July 16th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Tere Bin Laden: Hilariously goodRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Ali Zafar, Pradhuman Singh, Sugandha Garg and Piyush MishraDirector: Abhishek SharmaJuly 16 (Sampurn Wire): There are some films that are winners right ... Read more...

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Maoist celebrations hit NMDC’s iron ore shipment


June 9th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) A week-long celebration of revolutionary week by Maoists has hit iron ore shipments of the National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), India's largest iron ore miner, in Chhattisgarh, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A Marathi classic is revived for Mother’s Day


May 6th, 2010 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Call it Maharashtra's classic connection with Mother's Day. "Shyamchi Aai", the Marathi literary gem on a mother's unconditional love for her child that was famously ... Read more...

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Damaged rail lines halt iron ore movement in Chhattisgarh


April 20th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 20 (IANS) Transport of iron ore on a key rail route in Chhattisgarh remained disrupted for the second day Tuesday after suspected Maoists damaged a portion of the tracks in ... Read more...

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Iron ore supply hit as Maoists damage rail track (Lead)


April 20th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 19 (IANS) Iron ore supply on a key rail route was suspended Monday after suspected Maoists damaged a portion of track in insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh, a senior official said."The train movement ... Read more...

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Maoists raid NMDC mining complex, set ablaze 19 trucks (Lead)


January 27th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 27 (IANS) Over 100 Maoist guerrillas stormed into a mining complex of the state-run NMDC Ltd in Chhattisgarh's restive Dantewada district early Wednesday and set 19 trucks on fire. The ... Read more...

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Police Audio Of Tiger Woods’ Crash Released


January 8th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 08, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An audio was released that had been recorded when Tiger Woods had first met with his phenomenal crash, the one that launched the series of scandals. ... Read more...

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NMDC resumes iron ore supply after hit by Maoist celebrations


December 11th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 11 (IANS) State-run National Mineral Development Corp (NMDC) has resumed supplying iron ore to clients after dispatches were stopped over perceived threats of Maoist attacks. Officials at NMDC, India's largest iron ... Read more...

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Lee Harvey Oswald’s Assassination Of JFK Brought Alive On History Channel


October 12th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The assassination saga of President John F. Kennedy that was executed by Lee Harvey Oswald would be brought to light on the screen once more but ... Read more...

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Centre dispatches 3,7000 BSF personnel to Gadchiroli


October 10th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Gadchiroli (Maharashtra), Oct 10 (ANI): The Centre is dispatching 3,700 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel to nab the Maoists responsible for killing 20 policemen in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli district on Thursday.Currently, there ... Read more...

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Indo-Tibetan force dispatches fourth batch to Congo


July 28th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Central paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Force has sent a replacement batch of 124 personnel to war-torn D.R. Congo as part of UN mission after its ... Read more...

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