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Environment clearance of 93 Goa mines suspended (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The union environment ministry Wednesday suspended the clearance of 93 mines in Goa on account of companies flouting forest laws."The ministry has suspended clearance of all ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bal Thackeray targets Congress, Gandhi family


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that the country had gone to the dumps under her leadership.In a marathon ... Read more...

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Jayanthi Natarajan to arrive in Goa amidst mining controversy


September 5th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan is expected to arrive in Goa next week, even as the state government is at loggerheads with the ... Read more...

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Mining dumps in Goa the next Congress-BJP battleground? (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) Till recently it was considered mining waste - all 700 million tonnes of it. With technology now available to extract low grade ore from the ... Read more...

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Probe against officials for illegal mining in Goa


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) Stepping up his attack on the central government, Goa's BJP Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday said officials from the union ministry for environment and forests would ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘World dumps in Africa, India helps build capacity’ (With images)


August 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The world is using Africa as a dumping ground for its products but only India is helping the continent in capacity building, a group of ... Read more...

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Central government to blame for illegal mining: Parrikar (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 23 (IANS) Goa's Bharatiya Janata Party Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday blamed the Congress-led central government for illegal mining in Goa, saying it gave environmental clearances without ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Parrikar flip-flop: Says no illegal mining in Goa


July 16th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) In a sharp turn-around, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government said Monday there was no illegal mining underway in the state."There are no illegal mines operating ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Serial bombings hit Myanmar border town


June 10th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Five bomb blasts took place in quick succession in Muse town on Myanmar's northeastern border Saturday midnight but there were no reports of any casualties, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

As China dumps in India’s solar market, domestic industry shrivels (Business Feature)


May 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) India's National Solar Mission may be offering huge opportunities to global players but the domestic solar industry is bleeding owing to poor policy and stiff ... Read more...

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‘Mining activity in Goa should be five days a week’


April 30th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) All mining activity in Goa should be limited to five days a week to make it sustainable, to keep tabs on the extent of ore extraction ... Read more...

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Illegal mining forces drop in ore export figures


April 5th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 5 (IANS) The dark clouds of illegal mining in Goa have cast a shadow on export statistics of the Mormugao Port Trust, the state's only major port. It ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spring has sprung in Britain


March 1st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Wild flowers burst into vivid colours as spring arrived in its full glory across much of Britain, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The unusually balmy temperatures also ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man dumps 1 kg gold bar in charity box


February 11th, 2012 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Feb 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A gold bar weighing one kilogram was dropped into a charity collection box in the Belarussian city of Brest, a media report said Friday.The gold ... Read more...

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50 things that make people happy


October 29th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Finding money in an old pair of jeans, having a picnic in the sun, getting flowers or chocolates from a loved one or a thank you ... Read more...

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Goa speaker wants crack-down on illegal mining


October 7th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) Goa Speaker Pratapsingh Rane, who has sought "time" to read an explosive Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report of the assembly, which has pegged Goa's mining ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

33 Maoists arrested in Jharkhand jungle in August


September 2nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 2 (IANS) At least 33 Maoist guerrillas were arrested in August in a joint operation by Jharkhand and Orissa Police in Saranda jungle in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, ... Read more...

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‘Scared’ Musharraf dumps plan to return to Pakistan


April 10th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 10(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has abandoned his plans of returning to Pakistan from self-exile in Britain after the Pakistani military leadership refused to provide him extra security ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tough for New Zealand to replicate success of 2007 (Preview)


February 19th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) New Zealand, semi-finalists in two of the previous three ICC World Cups, hope to at least replicate -- if not better -- those performances as ... Read more...

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Feeling down in the dumps? Soon, you could ask for a ‘cyber-hug’!


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Scientists have said that an average hug lasts around three seconds, but computers could be programmed one day to make you feel all warm and fuzzy for a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hotel Made Of Garbage Built In Spain


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Beach Garbage Hotel" is indeed a new way to voice protest against the never ending stop to pollution. Yes if you are taken aback by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Preview Of Turning 30!!!: See What You Will Feel At 30!


January 13th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Film: Turning 30!!!Director: Alankita SrivastavaProducer: Prakash JhaCast: Gul Panag, Purab KohliTurning 30 !!! is a movie by debutant director Alankrita Shrivastava. Starring Gul Panag and Purab Kohli, the film tells ... Read more...

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Hurley affair fails to pull Warnie out of ratings hole


December 18th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): The ratings for former cricketer Shane Warne's talk show 'Warnie' have gone down despite the revelation of his relationship with actress Liz Hurley.According to overnight figures, the ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba ‘has no problem’ with criticism


November 6th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 6 (ANI): One would think that a scathing movie review would send an actor down in the dumps, but not when the actor is Jessica Alba.Alba has "no problem" with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oz cricketers need to stop navel gazing and turn poor form around: Roebuck


November 6th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.6 (ANI): After being handed out a one-day series lost for the first time on Australian soil by Sri Lanka, the Australian cricket team would do well to heed legendary cricketer ... Read more...

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Taj city battles polythene menace (Lead)


September 28th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 28 (IANS) The Taj city has declared war on polythene. The Agra Municipal Corp Tuesday launched a massive drive to clean up the city's open drains of thousands of quintals of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Agra wakes up to polythene menace, starts drains’ clean-up


September 28th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 28 (IANS) The Agra Municipal Corporation Tuesday launched a massive drive to clean up the city's open drains of thousands of quintals of polythene bags, empty bottles and wrappers ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hodgson confident of top-four Premier League finish for ‘down-in-dumps’ Liverpool


September 25th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 25(ANI): Despite Liverpool's terrible start to the Premier League season, manager Roy Hodgson insists that a top-four finish is a realistic target.Liverpool are currently 16th in the table having ... Read more...

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Yoga better than walking for driving away anxiety, depression


August 20th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Feeling down in the dumps? Try Yoga, for it is superior to other forms of exercise in its positive effect on mood and anxiety, says a new study.Researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

One of the world’s most wanted cyber-criminal nabbed


August 13th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) One of the five most wanted cyber-criminals in the world who founded sophisticated internet sites for trafficking credit card information has been detained in France, authorities said. Vladislav Anatolieviech ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Having a sister makes you less likely to feel down in the dumps


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 3 (ANI): Having a sister makes 10- to 14-year-olds a bit less likely to suffer depression - that's one of several intriguing findings from a new study.Brigham Young University professor ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Tippler’ Harry gets ratted on just 3 beers!


July 4th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): Prince Harry is surely feeling down in the dumps following his split with long-time girlfriend Chelsy Davy.The prince, who has earned quite a name for being a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MCD has 80,000 street cleaners, but how many work? (To go with Games knock door, but litter-free Delhi a distant dream)


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the largest civic body in the country, has over 80,000 safai karamcharis or street cleaners on its payrolls. It has appointed ... Read more...

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Sharon Stone’s lip plump fiasco


May 19th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Sharon Stone regrets the day she decided to go under the knife for a lip plump during a moment of weakness.The Basic Instinct star admits that she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Augusta Masters runner-up was close to quitting golf


April 13th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): English Ryder Cup ace and Augusta Masters runner-up Lee Westwood's father has revealed how close his son came to quitting golf eight years ago.During the horrific slump ... Read more...

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