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Be sensitive to public concerns: President to police brass


September 8th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Saying that the constable is the face of the government in rural India, President Pranab Mukherjee has urged police to be sensitive to public ... Read more...

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Government amends procedures for construction around airports


September 7th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The government Friday amended the byelaws regulating building activities around airports, saying the changes simplified procedures for obtaining a no-objection certificates for construction."Changes will bring ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt sets new Twitter Olympic record


August 10th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Usain Bolt enticed the heart of many of his fans when he once again scooped the championship of 200 meters race. This was not only noted in ... Read more...

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China launches its largest patrol vessel


July 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 28 (IANS) China launched its largest and most advanced patrol vessel Saturday in a bid to maintain its marine sovereignty and enhance its rescue efficiency, Xinhua reported.Launched in ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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Buy tickets while travelling on DTC buses: Dikshit


July 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday appealed to the capital's residents to buy tickets while travelling in Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses to raise the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Giving time away can give you more of it, says study


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Many people are strapped for time, finding it difficult to complete their multiple tasks within a day. However, a new study suggests that volunteering our limited ... Read more...

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IGNOU to start course on power distribution


July 15th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for a course in power distribution meant for professionals seeking to upgrade their ... Read more...

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Google announces cloud-computing service


June 29th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 29 (IANS) Google has announced Compute Engine, a cloud-computing service that allows businesses to run their applications on servers in the tech giant's data center."We're introducing Google ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Low expects defensive Greece in quarters


June 18th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany coach Joachim Low said he expects the Greeks to play as defensively as Denmark in their Euro 2012 quarter-final.Low criticised Denmark for playing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Avoid mobiles at work, Kerala employees told


June 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) To raise efficiency in government offices, the Kerala government has asked all its employees to restrict the use of mobile telephones during work hours.The government order, ... Read more...

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Make 100 sittings mandatory for parliament: Yechury


May 13th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Emphasising on the time lost by parliament due to disruptions, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Sitaram Yechury Sunday said 100 sittings per year ... Read more...

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Power generation firms need to improve efficiency: Shinde


April 26th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Power generation firms need to improve efficiency to meet growing demands and reduce dependence on coal and gas supply, Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday.Addressing ... Read more...

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Edutor Technologies raises Rs.2 crore


March 20th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 20 (IANS) Edutor Technologies, a company serving the education market, has raised Rs.2 crore from Hyderabad Angels, a network of angel investors focused on early stage businesses."This strategic ... Read more...

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Cuba coffee production up


March 14th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 14 (IANS) Cuba's coffee production rose by 24 percent to 7,100 tonnes in 2011, as compared to the previous year, the official media reported Tuesday.The harvest was attributed ... Read more...

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iPads boost doctors’ efficiency


March 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 13 (IANS) Providing doctors with iPads multiplies their efficiency, cuts down delays in patient care and enhances continuity of care, says a new study. In November 2010, the ... Read more...

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Pakistan hikes train fares


March 13th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 13 (IANS) Pakistan's ailing railways has decided to increase passenger train fares by up to 20 percent.Passenger train fares will go up by 15 to 20 percent ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US stocks open mixed amid high oil prices


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) US stocks opened mixed Friday amid high oil prices and eurozone's crippling debt crisis.With no big economic calendar, investors Friday kept a close watch on ... Read more...

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‘China, India, Japan to cooperate on naval escorts’


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 23 (IANS) The defence ministry said Thursday that China, India and Japan will step up their coordination and cooperation on international anti-piracy naval escorts."The integrated escort schedule will ... Read more...

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NSL wins wind farm award


February 7th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 6 (IANS) NSL Renewable Power Private Limited (NRPPL), part of NSL Group, has bagged the best operating wind farm award from Indian Wind Power Association (IWPA) for the ... Read more...

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China tightens food safety measures


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) China Friday vowed to further tighten its food safety measures.The health ministry said it will blacklist food that is mixed with non-edible ingredients or food additives.So ... Read more...

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Swamy’s plea on EVMs disposed of (Second Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday disposed of a plea by Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were not tamper free and ... Read more...

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Swamy’s plea on voting machines dismissed (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a plea by Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were not tamper free and must ... Read more...

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Swamy’s plea on voting machines disposed of


January 17th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday disposed of a plea of Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy that electronic voting machines (EVMs) were not tamper-free and needed ... Read more...

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Order reserved on Swamy’s plea on voting machines (Lead)


January 10th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday reserved its order on a plea filed by Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy that the electronic voting machines (EVMs) were ... Read more...

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Jogging benefits you more than brisk walk


January 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) If you have always believed in power walks for good health, try jogging, as a new study has suggested slow running can be less tiring and ... Read more...

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Improve railways’ efficiency: Gilani


December 21st, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) Pakistan Railways should quickly get its locomotives repaired to improve efficiency and transportation of goods in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.This ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s economic indicators positive: minister


December 20th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's economic indicators were showing positive results and the government wants to improve the efficiency of state owned enterprises, says Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh.Shaikh said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Committed to an effective Lokpal in letter and spirit: PM


December 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government is "committed" to implementing in "letter and spirit" a good and effective Lokpal bill that would ... Read more...

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Tart cherry juice drinkers sleep better


December 9th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Tart cherry juice seems to be tailormade for people seeking a better night's sleep.Adults who daily drank two glasses of tart cherry juice slept 39 minutes ... Read more...

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1.3mn Chinese to compete for 18,000 government jobs


November 26th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 1.3 million people in China are all set to contest for 18,000 civil servant posts over Saturday and Sunday, the official Xinhua news ... Read more...

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Bengal to add 1,600 MW with Santaldih plant


November 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) The West Bengal government is planning to set up two new thermal power units, with a total capacity of 1,600 megawatts, at Santaldih in Purulia district, ... Read more...

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Defence PSUs need to increase efficiency: Minister


October 25th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Pointing out that private shipyards have secured substantial orders in recent times, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Tuesday said defence public sector units ... Read more...

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Bengal gets its first e-collectorate


October 19th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Barasat (West Bengal), Oct 19 (IANS) In a step towards promoting e-governance, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday inaugurated the state's first e-collectorate in North 24 Parganas district.Soon ... Read more...

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Jharkhand not utilising development funds: Ramesh


October 8th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 8 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday questioned the efficiency of the Jharkhand government in implementing welfare schemes in the state."There is lack of efficiency on ... Read more...

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