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Anna, team stand ’separated’ (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Wednesday confirmed his "separation" from his former team and from key associate Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of forming a political ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Large aircraft allowed from Patna till Aug 31


August 12th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 12 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 have been allowed to operate from Patna airport till Aug 31, officials said Sunday.The the Airports Authority ... Read more...

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Elephants can sing, says study


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Male elephants use an ultrasound noise, too low for humans to hear, to find mates and to keep their herd together, researchers have found.The low-pitched sound ... Read more...

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IAC distances itself from anti-media poster


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption, which is supporting Team Anna's ongoing hunger agitation in New Delhi, Monday distanced itself from an anti-media poster, terming it ... Read more...

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Turkey to do whatever needed over jet incident


June 24th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 24 (IANS) Turkish President Abdullah Gul has vowed to do whatever is required following the incident in which a Turkish jet was shot down by Syria over the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jogi targets Sangma, Congress distances itself


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday distanced itself from the remarks of its tribal leaders, led by former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, opposing the candidature of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Long commutes could damage your health


May 8th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) Overall health of people who spend long hours behind the steering wheel commuting to and from office is likely to be affected, says a study.A report ... Read more...

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Congress distances itself from media regulation bill


May 1st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday distanced itself from a bill on media regulation proposed by Meenakshi Natarajan, a Lok Sabha MP and an aide of Rahul ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mumbai dabbawallas hike rates again


April 25th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) The soaring inflation has pinched hard Mumbai's famous tribe of dabbawallas, who ferry lunch boxes to and fro in the city daily. From June 1, they ... Read more...

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Plane crash kills four in Russia


April 7th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people died when an SM 2000 turboprop plane crashed during a training flight in Russia, an official said.The plane crashed in central ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dial-an-auto soon in Maharashtra


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government plans to crack the whip on errant auto-rickshaws by making it compulsory for them to provide service to commuters on phone call.This assurance ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

After local trains, Mumbai bus fares hiked


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A day after hiking local train fares, the BEST public bus service, a lifeline for over 2.50 million in Mumbai, decided Monday to increase its minimum ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US Navy developing a super powerful Railgun


March 1st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US army’s vision to have electromagnetic superweapons for the navy by the year 2020 is very much on course. The making of the futuristic weapon, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US tests portable gun detector


January 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) The New York Police Department is testing a new portable device to detect concealed weapons or explosives, Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday.If all goes well, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress distances itself from Khurshid’s quota promise


January 13th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Congress Friday sought to distance itself from Law Minister Salman Khurshid's promise on providing nine percent reservation to backward Muslims if the party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

White House says ‘no evidence’ of extraterrestrials


November 8th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government has said it has no evidence that any life exists outside our planet or that an extraterrestrial presence has ever contacted any human being.Phil ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

BJP distances itself from Jethmalani’s remarks on cash-for-votes


September 13th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Senior advocate and BJP Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani was the cause for embarrassment to the party Monday with his statement to court that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Why does return journey seem ending quickly?


September 1st, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Ever thought why at times the back journey from any place seems shorter than previously felt, despite both the distances being same?A research has shown it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bolt makes retaining titles a priority ahead of World Championships


August 22nd, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 22 (IANS/CMC) Olympic and World sprint king Usain Bolt says all he needs is a decent start, and he would achieve his ultimate goal of defending his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India, Pakistan agree to eliminate ’scourge’ of terror


July 27th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday reiterated their "firm commitment" to eliminate terrorism from the region in all its forms, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said.Krishna, addressing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Galaxies can also be awake or asleep


June 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Astronomers probing the distant universe have stumbled upon galaxies that are either awake or asleep, actively forming stars or not forming any new stars at all. ... Read more...

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Sukhwinder Singh releases bhajan album (With Images)


June 21st, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Bollywood singer Sukhwinder Singh, who has been in the industry for more than two decades, has released a bhajan album "Sai Ram". He says he ... Read more...

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Scientists trick brain into experiencing itself as doll-size


May 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Imagine shrinking to the size of a doll in your sleep. When you wake up, will you perceive yourself as tiny or the world as being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bees navigate home by ‘reading the sky’


May 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) How do bees display this incredible knack of navigating cross-country? Scientists have now hit upon the reason for this -- bees are sky readers!Bees can home ... Read more...

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World Cup Stage I archery: Indians put up a modest show


May 4th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist Deepika Kumari was the only top-eight finisher in the FITA round as Indian archers put up a modest performance on day one ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Congress distances itself from Digvijay’s Osama remarks


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh found himself caught in another controversy Tuesday with the party distancing itself from his remarks about the need for ... Read more...

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Just 10 yrs left to save Oz’s Great Barrier Reef: Expert


April 10th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): The beautiful Great Barrier Reef in Australia might soon be a wonder that the future generation may never see.An expert has warned that time was running out for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nuclear radiation from Japanese power plant reaches Pakistan: PAEC


April 9th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 9(ANI): Traces of airborne radioactive iodine, believed to have originated from the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, have been detected in Pakistan.The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Study finds that most adults in UK have trouble with stairs & are ‘unfit’


April 1st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has found that most Brit adults could be described as “unfit” because they can barely make it up the stairs.The study aimed at finding how ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Auto strike hits Delhi hard


March 31st, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Delhiites had a harrowing time Thursday as thousands of auto-rickshaw drivers struck work demanding that the government pay for GPS instruments to be installed in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bomb targeting U.S. convoy in Iraq injures Pakistani driver


March 1st, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by BNO News
THI-QAR, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- A Pakistani driver was injured on Tuesday morning when a roadside bomb exploded near a U.S. military convoy in southeastern Iraq, police said.Iraqi police said the explosion ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

A wireless radio that is twice as fast


February 15th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Researchers, several of them of Indian origin, have developed the first wireless radio that can send and receive signals at the same time. This makes them twice as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Petrol stations near homes carry cancer risk


February 6th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Petrol stations seem to increase cancer risk, especially those situated within 100 metres of residential areas, says a study. Marta Doval, a researcher at the University of Murcia ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Petrol stations contaminate their immediate surroundings


February 5th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 05 (ANI): Scientists have examined the effects of contamination at petrol stations that is potentially harmful to health, which can be noted in buildings less than 100 metres from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IIT Delhi students pedal to promote green cause


January 30th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) About 100 students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi Sunday took out a cycle rally to inspire people to pedal short distances and cut down ... Read more...

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