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Distcom urges consumers to switch off on Earth Hour


March 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Power distribution firm BSES Wednesday urged consumers in Delhi to switch off lights during the Earth Hour March 31 to help conserve power."BSES appeals to ... Read more...

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Regional cinema should get prime slots at IFFI: Kannada filmmaker


November 30th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) Renowned Kannada filmmaker P. Sheshadri Wednesday lambasted the organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) for giving step- motherly treatment to regional filmmakers ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates spirit of sacrifice on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) Muslims in Mumbai celebrated Eid-ul-Zuha Monday with gaiety and the spirit of sacrifice. Around five lakh goats and sheep were sacrificed in the city on the ... Read more...

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Students turn teachers by evening to fight illiteracy


September 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) They are students who become teachers by evening to make street urchins and poor children literate! Ten undergraduates from Uttar Pradesh's Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad ... Read more...

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India’s World Cup dream took shape years ago


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) India won the World Cup before Australia, Pakistan and Sri Lanka did and their 1983 victory at Lord's destroyed the confidence of the West ... Read more...

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Warne calls off charity England-Oz greats Twenty20 flood relief match


January 20th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has called off a Twenty20 match to raise money for victims of the Queensland floods."Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but unfortunately ... Read more...

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Gujarat kites touch new high for Uttarayan festival


January 11th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar Ahmedabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Multi-coloured kites of all shapes and sizes dotted the otherwise calm blue sky as they soared in the soft breeze at the sprawling Sabarmati river front ... Read more...

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James Franco Says ‘Maybe I’m Just Gay’, Makes Fans Exuberant!


January 8th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The queer fans of actor James Franco who always suspected him to be a closet gay now have something to cheer about. The handsome actor who ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart: Why Were The ‘Breaking Dawn’ Intimate Scenes Filmed First?


November 18th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Robert and Kristen have shot several steamy scenes for 'Breaking Dawn', the fourth installment of 'Twilight' saga. And even though, these scenes could be filmed later, there is a good reason why the ... Read more...

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82pc of Brit women still do housework despite fight for equality


October 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A study has revealed that even though women in Britain have been fighting hard for equality, a staggering 82 percent still do the housework in their home.The new ... Read more...

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Mumbai braces for Ayodhya verdict


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Asking ministers to monitor the situation in their area and stepping up vigil around sensitive places, the Maharashtra government went into high security mode Thursday to ensure ... Read more...

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Delhi students clean up Yamuna ahead of CWG (With Image)


August 22nd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Himanshu Vatsa New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) What the government could not, civil society is stepping in to do. Students in Delhi are busy doing their bit to clean up the Yamuna ... Read more...

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Timely treatment can only help cure dengue: Azad


August 21st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday advised people showing symptoms of dengue to go for a check-up and get treatment without any ... Read more...

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Whale poo ‘offsets CO2 emissions’


June 16th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 16 (ANI): Sperm whales are unknowingly doing their bit to fight climate change as their faeces help oceans absorb carbon dioxide from the air, say scientists.Australian researchers estimate that Southern ... Read more...

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Tomorrow 31st May is ‘Memorial Day’


May 30th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tomorrow the 31st of May is the Memorial Day. It used to be earlier known as Decoration Day, and the goal of this day is to ... Read more...

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U.S. School And Colleges Celebrate Arbor Day


May 1st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The atmosphere in most of the schools and colleges across United States was almost the same as Arbor day was celebrated with much elan. Students from ... Read more...

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Two major Indian apparel brands go organic


April 14th, 2010 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) When it comes to going green, two major Indian apparel brands have taken the lead. Van Heusen and Arrow have come up with 100 percent organic lines ... Read more...

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Save the animals, urges designers at WIFW


March 26th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Designers are doing their bit to save wild life and animals at the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) by basing their collection on ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals outplay Kings XI Punjab by 31 runs


March 25th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Mohali (IANS), March 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals showed signs of resurgence as they outplayed Kings XI Punjab by 31 runs for their second straight victory in Indian Premier League at the Punjab ... Read more...

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Cruise Ship Docks In Labadee After Haiti Earthquake


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Labadee, Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) These days almost everyone is concerned for the people of Haiti, whose lives have been devastated after the deadly earthquake ruined the complete civilization of ... Read more...

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Action Replay’s dry Holi song


January 23rd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
While the shooting of a Holi song for their film Action Replay, director Vipul Shah and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan showed how socially conscious they are. The song was supposed to be ... Read more...

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Hollywood celebs aiding Haiti quake victims


January 15th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Hollywood celebrities like Jessica Alba, Tyra Banks and star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are doing their bit to help victims of the Haiti earthquake, which ... Read more...

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Donovan McNabb Is Set To Start 2010 On A Good Note


January 10th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When a team loses, the loopholes are dug out, to criticize every aspect that went wrong in the game. The Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb, is presently ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson, Johnny Vegas want goat for Christmas!


December 10th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 10 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson and Johnny Vegas both want the same present this Christmas - a goat.The actress and the comedian were doing their bit to encourage people to choose ... Read more...

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Younger women becoming vulnerable to breast cancer: doctors


November 7th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) About a decade back, the age group of women most vulnerable to breast cancer was 50 and above. But with changing times and a faster lifestyle, younger ... Read more...

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Indian Army says Pakistan capitalising on ceasefire to strengthen defence


October 29th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Akhnoor, Oct 29 (ANI): Major General K. Majumdar, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Indian Army's 10 Division has said that Pakistan is taking advantage of the ceasefire to strengthen its defence along ... Read more...

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Artists doing their bit for Karnataka flood victims


October 27th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 27 (IANS) Art is helping heal the wounds in the aftermath of the floods that struck Karnataka, killing hundreds and leaving millions homeless, as 41 well-known artists have come together ... Read more...

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October is the breast cancer awareness month 2009


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The month of October marks the start of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Commercial businesses throughout the world are doing their bit to raise awareness and funds for ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Government demands lion’s share in Cairn project


August 29th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj ChaudharyBarmer (Rajasthan), Aug.29 (ANI): The Government of Rajasthan on Saturday demanded a lion's share of the value added tax (VAT) that would be generated from the extraction of crude ... Read more...

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Tourists in Goa suffer like Indians in Australia: Russian diplomat


June 3rd, 2009 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 3 (IANS) Russian Consul General Alexander Mantytsky has drawn a parallel between the attacks on Russian tourists in Goa and the racial attacks on students of Indian origin in Australia. ... Read more...

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Japanese government tells couples having babies is fun


May 9th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): In a bid to battle the declining birth rate, Japanese government officials are encouraging couples to procreate, insisting it is fun to have babies.According to an official report ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s 5:15 a.m. pet pooch White House walks


May 1st, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Michelle Obama is having a hard time getting her daughter to fulfil their promises about dog-care.The First Lady revealed she woke early in the morning to take their ... Read more...

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Cause with a ‘Wild’ Twist


April 7th, 2009 - 9:32 am ICT by admin
By Anjali SinghThe cause for animal rights that is finding expression at the Prince of Wales Zoological Gardens in Lucknow is one of a kind. Contrary to the hohallah that animal rights ... Read more...

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India close to victory in Hamilton Test (Tea report)


March 21st, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Hamilton, March 21 (IANS) India moved closer to victory as they reduced New Zealand to 216 for eight in their second innings on the fourth day of the first cricket Test ... Read more...

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India inch towards victory in the Hamilton Test (Lead)


March 21st, 2009 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
Hamilton, March 21 (IANS) India need five wickets to wrap up the first cricket Test and if they have to bat again New Zealand need to add 95 runs more to ... Read more...

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