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KKR jamboree: Bengal Inc. counts losses


May 29th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) It was de facto holiday here Tuesday as the Mamata Banerjee government pulled out all the stops to celebrate Kolkata Knight Riders' Indian Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

7-hour sleep helps high school students do better


February 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) High school students seem to do better in studies when they have seven hours of sleep, rather than nine recommended by federal guidelines, a study reveals."We're ... Read more...

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Tapping spirituality to reset corporate goals


January 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) The global economic meltdown, for which corporate greed in the developed world is mainly blamed, seems to be prompting management experts to bank on spirituality ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nobel economics laureates urge fiscal union for Eurozone


October 11th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 11 (IANS) Eurozone needs a more centralised fiscal system for the sake of its own survival, according to two US professors awarded this year's Nobel economics prize.If ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IGNOU trains statistical personnel


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) organised a training programme on micro- and macro-economics for personnel of the Indian Statistical Service (ISS), a statement ... Read more...

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Larry Crowne - Bland, stale, pointless (IANS Movie Review)


July 9th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Larry Crowne"; Cast: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Sarah Mahoney; Director: Tom Hanks; Rating: *1/2On a simple level, the three elements that make a film likable are entertainment value, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IMF chief to face New York court in sex assault case


May 16th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 16 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will make his first appearance in a court here Monday to answer charges of sexual assault on a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Orissa hostage crisis: Maoists extend deadline


February 19th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) Maoists holding an Orissa district collector and a junior engineer hostage Friday extended their deadline, giving the state government another 48 hours for acceptance of their demands. A ... Read more...

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Backdoor talks on, Maoists urged to extend deadline (Roundup)


February 18th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) The Orissa government Friday urged Maoists holding Malkangiri Collector R. Vineel Krishna hostage to extend their 48-hour deadline for acceptance of their demands even as it opened ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Orissa asks two academics to mediate in hostage crisis


February 18th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 18 (IANS) Orissa Friday asked two academics to initiate a dialogue with Maoists for the release of Malkangiri district collector R. Vineel Krishna and junior engineer Pabitra Mohan Majhi, officials ... Read more...

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The devout tend to have more children


January 12th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) The devout will spread the "believers' gene" and help religion grow by leaps and bounds by having more children. Robert Rowthorn, economics professor at Cambridge University, Britain, quoted ... Read more...

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Maharashtra faring worse than BIMARU states, says study


December 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 1 (IANS) Maharashtra's development has seen a steady deterioration and it has been faring quite poorly as compared to the country's four BIMARU states - Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian American named Chicago business school dean


July 29th, 2010 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 29 (IANS) Sunil Kumar, an Indian American management guru, has been named the new head of the University of Chicago's prestigious Booth School of Business. Currently the senior associate dean of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kamala Harris wins nomination in California attorney general race


June 9th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) Daughter of an Indian mother and an African American father, San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris has won the Democratic primary for attorney general of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Casino at ex-Rat Pack hangout to close down


April 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Reno, Apr 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Casino at the ex-Rat Pack hangout is about to close down. It was the favorite hangout of stars such as Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Frank Sinatra’s Rat Pack Hangout Shuts Down


April 1st, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Las Vegas, Apr 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cal Neva Lodge Casino, located on Lake Tahoe's north shore at Crystal Bay has been shut down. The place was once one of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

James Cameron in India to discuss “Future of Cinema”


March 12th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Mar 12 (ANI): Filmmaker James Cameron (Avatar) will be in India on March 13 for the first time.He will be discussing "The Future of Cinema" with Bollyood's megastar Aamir ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s rise to provide opportunities for Bangladesh: US envoy (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) Bangladesh should not have any fears over India's rise as a global power as New Delhi's emergence would provide "opportunities" for Dhaka, US ambassador to Bangladesh James ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India’s rise beneficial for Bangladesh, says US envoy


February 12th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 12 (IANS) Bangladesh should not have any fears over India's rise as a superpower as Delhi's emergence would fetch benefits for Dhaka, US ambassador to Bangladesh James F. Moriarty ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dubai World crisis blown out of proportion: Minister


November 29th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 29 (IANS) Minister of State for Railways E. Ahamed Sunday said the multi-billion-dollar debt default risk faced by Dubai World, among the largest conglomerates in the region, has been ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government urged to announce package for Gulf returnees


November 28th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (IANS) Kerala Saturday said the Dubai debt crisis will hit its economy as many Keralites are working there, and urged the central government to announce a package for those ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dubai World crisis bad for us: Kerala finance minister


November 27th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac, a former economics professor at the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) here, Friday said the $59-billion debt woes of state-run Dubai World will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM’s alma mater gets Rs.20 crore grant in 2009-10


October 31st, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's alma mater Panjab University here has received a Rs.20 crore grant for the expansion of higher education and infrastructure development in 2009-10, an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PM to visit alma mater in Chandigarh


October 30th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Panjab University (PU), his alma mater, here Nov 3. The teaching community and students of the institution are hoping that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

“Silver spoon” effect found in world’s most ancient economies


October 30th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 30 (ANI): An international study as determined that the so-called "silver spoon" effect - in which wealth is passed down from one generation to another - is well established in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

National Security Act slapped on students for professor’s murder


June 4th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, June 4 (IANS) Five of the 13 students arrested in connection with the killing of a Manipur University professor have been detained under the National Security Act (NSA) while the rest ... Read more...

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Shutdown over professor’s killing cripples life in Manipur


May 26th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 26 (IANS) A shutdown called by a students' body to protest the murder of a Manipur University professor crippled normal life in the state Tuesday. Most markets, businesses establishments, educational institutions, ... Read more...

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A Jill or a John more likely to get a job than a Khan or a Li in Canada


May 21st, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): Job applicants having English names-such as Jill Wilson or John Martin-have a greater chance of being called for interviews than those having Indian, Pakistani or Chinese names, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Non-English names a barrier for jobs in Canada


May 21st, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 21 (IANS) It pays to anglicise your name in Canada - not only to fit in but also find employment. A study by the University of British Columbia in Vancouver has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US Soccer Federation to help Indian football


May 5th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The United States Soccer Federation (USSF) will provide assistance to All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) in areas ranging from technical advice, exchange programmes and expertise in coaching ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MP who submits himself for examination every year


March 24th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Venkatachari Jagannathan Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Ever heard of an Indian MP submitting an annual self-appraisal report to the people of his constituency?Meet 59-year-old M. Ramadass of the Pattali Makkal Katchi ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China rejects Coca-Cola’s bid to buy Chinese firm


March 18th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 18 (Xinhua) Coca-Cola's bid to acquire China Huiyuan Juice Group has failed to meet the country's anti-monopoly law, the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) announced Wednesday. The MOC said on its website ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mod cons biggest aids to women’s lib: Study


March 13th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 13 (IANS) Plug-in modern conveniences like washing machines and refrigerators transformed women's lives and helped them enter the workforce, confirms a new study. Within a short span, mod cons ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese exports fall


March 11th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 11 (Xinhua) China's exports fell 25.7 percent year-on-year in February, the fourth straight monthly decline, as global demand shrank, the General Administration of Customs said Wednesday. The exports contracted to $64.90 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mobile use while travelling dangerous for both drivers and pedestrians


March 5th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 5 (ANI): Talking on the mobile phone while travelling is dangerous for both drivers and pedestrians, according to two American studies. Led by Rutgers Universtiy researchers in Newark, New ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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