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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s message at the end of parliament’s monsoon session


September 7th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's message Friday after parliament's monsoon session ended:My fellow citizensWe have just ended a wasted session of Parliament when both Houses were ... Read more...

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PM slams BJP for negating democracy by stalling parliament (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the BJP for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed dduring the mosoon session was a "total ... Read more...

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Stalling parliament part of democracy: BJP


September 7th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) After Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday accused the opposition of wasting the monsoon session of parliament, the BJP fired back saying "the protest was ... Read more...

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We saw negation of democracy this session: PM


September 7th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for disrupting parliament, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday what was witnessed was "total negation" of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned sine die


September 7th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was Friday adjourned sine die after a month-long monsoon session that witnessed 13 days of disruption in a 20-day session.The session ... Read more...

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No-trust motion against Dhumal defeated in Himachal (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Congress sponsored no-confidence motion against the 56-month-old Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Himachal Pradesh was defeated in the state assembly Tuesday night.After over ... Read more...

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We’re trying to protect India Gate, not restrict access: Delhi Police


August 28th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Clarifying that there are no restrictions on public entry at India Gate, the Delhi Police Tuesday said they have only enhanced the security of the ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gearing up to host India-New Zealand Test


August 16th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium at Uppal here is gearing up to host the first test between India and New Zealand, beginning Aug 23.The ... Read more...

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Incessant rains hit life in parts of Rajasthan


August 14th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, August 14 (IANS) Incessant rains since the past three days have hit life in several districts of Rajasthan including Banswara, Chittorgarh, Kota and Baran, with some bridges being damaged ... Read more...

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All-party meeting on job promotion quota Aug 21 (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) An all-party meeting to discuss reservation in promotions in government jobs will be held Aug 21, the government said Thursday after the issue figured ... Read more...

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JetBlue Airways pilot suffers psychotic episode in prison


August 9th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Clayton Osbon, a JetBlue Airways pilot was taken to the court after he was accused of disrupting a flight from New York to Las Vegas which ... Read more...

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British economy prospects grim, says think-tank


August 4th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The prospects for the British economy over the next six months are grim, and have worsened quickly this year, according to a report by a London ... Read more...

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Childhood obesity could erode fertility later


August 1st, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) A sharp spike in childhood obesity may more than damage overall health -- it could be disrupting the onset of puberty and erode the ability to ... Read more...

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Grid failure hits NALCO power units in Odisha


August 1st, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Two units of the captive power plant of the state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) in Odisha collapsed Tuesday due to the failure of Eastern Grid, ... Read more...

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Power supply restored in Himachal


July 31st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 31 (IANS) Power supply was restored in Himachal Pradesh Tuesday evening after a more than five-hour disruption owing to the failure of the Northern Grid, an official said."Now ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro resume services (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after two hours of disruption due to tripping ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro resume services (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The services on all the six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after two hours of disruption due to tripping ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for bomb threat


July 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 48-year-old Briton, who burst into a driving school and threatened to blow up the institute after failing a driving test twice, has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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British border force threaten strike


July 21st, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A British union whose members operate the immigration and arrival service at airports has announced it will go on strike July 26, a day before the ... Read more...

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Bajaj Auto’s first quarter net up one percent


July 18th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler maker Bajaj Auto Wednesday reported a marginal increase of one percent in net profit for the first quarter of the current fiscal.The net ... Read more...

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Yaya Toure to stay in Man City


July 11th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's defensive midfielder Yaya Toure has indicated he will stay in Manchester City as he intends to win "everything" with the new Premier League champions."On ... Read more...

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Government cautious as New Zealand deficit below forecast


July 6th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 6 (IANS) The New Zealand government Friday welcomed "encouraging" indications of a shrinking deficit, but sounded a cautious note over the state of the global economy.Figures released by ... Read more...

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Chandigarh hit by major power outage for hours


June 21st, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) A major technical snag hit the power supply in Chandigarh, resulting in a complete blackout in most areas of the city beautiful for long hours Wednesday ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh to meet Air India’s executive pilots


June 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh will meet Air India's executive pilots, who are currently managing all of the airlines' international flights, for a solution to their ... Read more...

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Two Mumbai local trains collide, no casualties (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Two suburban local trains suddenly came opposite each other at Mumbai's Andheri station Saturday night and collided, a railway official said. No major casualties were reported, ... Read more...

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Air India senior pilots complain of stress, tough flying schedules


June 15th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, Air India's executive pilots who are currently managing most of the airlines' international flights, have said ... Read more...

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Gogoi assures adequate security for power project


June 9th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 9 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has assured the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) of proper security to carry out the construction work of the 2,000 MW ... Read more...

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US nuclear submarine fire probably caused by a vacuum cleaner


June 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fire that on May 23 resulted in more than $400 million in damages (plus an additional 10% for secondary effects including disruption to other planned ... Read more...

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Secretariat-Kashmere Gate Metro line expected by 2015


May 25th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The 9.37 km Central Secretariat-Kashmere Gate corridor, part of Rs.37,736 crore Phase-III project of the Delhi Metro, could be commissioned by 2015, Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

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50 percent voting in Bihar civic polls, 800 held


May 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 17 (IANS) Barring minor incidents of violence, the civic polls in Bihar Thursday were by and large peaceful with over 50 percent voting recorded, officials said. Over 800 ... Read more...

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Vitamin K2 found promising in Parkinson’s treatment


May 13th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 13 (IANS) Vitamin K2 has shown promise in the treatment of Parkinson's, a condition characterised by lack of movement, tremors and muscle stiffness. Using vitamin K2, Patrik Verstreken, ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court allows review plea withdrawal (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday allowed the government to withdraw its petition seeking a review of the apex court verdict cancelling 122 licences that were ... Read more...

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Pilots urge Ajit Singh to start negotiations


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Under pressure from various quarters, the derecognised Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) Thursday appealed to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to open channels of negotiation and accused ... Read more...

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Air India’s ’sick’ pilots continue protest, three flights cancelled


May 9th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) The agitation by Air India's 'sick' pilots continued for the second day Wednesday forcing the management to cancel three international flights, an official said."Since last night, ... Read more...

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