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Pookalam contest in Delhi to mark Onam


August 19th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The aroma of fresh flowers and incense filled the air at the Chinmaya Mission here as Delhiites gathered to mark the beginning of Onam.There was ... Read more...

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Power demand in Delhi reaches all-time high


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The ever rising consumption of power in Delhi again Friday broke all records, including Thursday's 5,271 megawatts (MW), to reach a new high at 5,330 ... Read more...

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Nepalese government evacuates hundreds of squatters from Kathmandu


May 8th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 8 (IANS) The Nepalese government Tuesday ordered the evacuation of hundreds of squatters from the Bagmati riverside of capital Kathmandu.More than 500 police personnel from Nepal Police, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

CBI questions BEML chief in Tatra trucks case (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday questioned three people, including former Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) director V. Mohan, the company's present chief V.R.S. Natarajan and Britain-based Vectra ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Real Madrid and Barca set for eighth ‘Clasico’ in 9 months


January 17th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 17 (IANS) All of Spain will be glued to their seats as Real Madrid and Barcelona play each other in the first leg of their Copa del Rey ... Read more...

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India on the brink of defeat at Perth (Lead)


January 15th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) India were on the brink of defeat in the third Test, with 165 for six at lunch on day three at the WACA Ground here Sunday, ... Read more...

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Wipro wins American award for eighth time


November 21st, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) India's third largest IT bellwether Wipro won the American Society for Training and Development 'Best' award for the eighth consecutive year, the company said Monday.The society's ... Read more...

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Powell sprints to gold in Diamond League


July 11th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, July 11 (IANS/CMC) Sprinter Asafa Powell continued his impressive form this season, winning the men's 100 metres dash at the IAAF Diamond League meet here Sunday.The 28-year-old Jamaican ran within ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mulayam Singh re-elected Samajwadi Party chief


June 7th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 7 (IANS) Mulayam Singh Yadav was Tuesday unanimously re-elected Samajwadi Party president for the eighth time at what the party called its "historic" national convention in the ... Read more...

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Issues that dominated West Bengal battle


May 11th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) The West Bengal election campaign began with the opposition calling for a change of regime while the Left Front urged the voters to help it ... Read more...

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Persistent inflation a concern: PM


April 21st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Though food inflation has come down from double digits, it is still a cause of concern, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Thursday."During the past ... Read more...

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Food inflation slips further as vegetables, meat become cheaper


April 15th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) India's food inflation slipped for the third successive week to 8.28 percent for the week ended April 2 as the prices of vegetables and other ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Households expect inflation to rise further: RBI survey


April 12th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Urban households in India don't expect any immediate respite from price rise and a majority of them feel it would accelerate further in the coming quarters, ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 605 points on positive global cues (Weekly market review)


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Benchmark indices of the Indian equities markets ended with good gains for the second week in a row on positive global cues.The 30-share sensitive index ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

We will form government for eighth time, says Buddhadeb


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharya Wednesday said he was confident about the formation of the eighth Left Front government in the state after defeating the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian equities slide on rate hike, political turmoil (Weekly Market Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets closed deep in the red for the second consecutive week amid acute volatility as political uncertainty coupled with interest ... Read more...

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Rate hikes will help curb price rise, says Pranab


March 17th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday the Reserve Bank of India's move to hike key policy rates by 25 basis points would help curb ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 209 points as central bank hikes policy rates


March 17th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets declined over one percent Thursday on heavy selling pressure in auto, consumer goods, metal and banking scrips, as ... Read more...

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Policy rates up again as Indian central bank acts on inflation (Roundup)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) India's central bank Thursday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points for the eighth time in 15 months to tame stubborn inflation, ... Read more...

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Indian central bank hikes policy rates again to curb inflation


March 17th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) India's central bank Thursday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points each for the eighth time in 15 months to tame inflation ... Read more...

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Rod Stewart says being daddy at 66 is bloody exhausting


March 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11 (ANI): Rock star Rod Stewart has admitted that becoming a father at 66 is very tiring.The 'knackered' rocker, who became a father for the eighth time last month, says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wall Street falls sharply amid Libya unrest


February 23rd, 2011 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) US stocks dropped sharply Tuesday amid Libya unrest with the Dow Jones industrial average plummeting 178.46 points, or 1.44 percent, to 12,212.79 points, Xinhua reported.The Standard & ... Read more...

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New Zealand drown Kenya in a sea of records (Statistical highlights)


February 20th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) New Zealand pulverised Kenya in a World Cup Group A match to register their first ever 10-wicket victory in the history of cricket's most prestigious event.The other highlights: ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Superbowl 2011 To Kick Off Today


February 6th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Arlington, Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The most awaited football event of the season, Super Bowl 2011 is all set to take place today. With that, all the football freaks around ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mike Tyson becomes a dad for the 8th time


January 26th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 26 (ANI): Former heavyweight boxing champ Mike Tyson has become a father for the eighth time.According to Radar Online, Tyson and his wife Lakiha Spicer welcomed their second child ... Read more...

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Federer crushes Wawrinka, enters Oz Open semi-final for eighth time


January 25th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.25 (ANI): Swiss Grand Slam champion Roger Federer crushed countryman Stanislas Wawrinka in straight sets to reach the Australian Open semi finals on Tuesday.Federer won 6-1 6-3 6-3 in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Infosys wins knowledge enterprise award


December 13th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 13 (IANS) India's second largest infotech company Infosys Technologies Monday said it had won the Most Admired Knowledge Enterprises (MAKE) awards in the global, Asian and Indian categories for 2010."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Are Indians good enough to take on the world? (Asian Games Review)


November 28th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The comparison between India and China as sporting nations is inevitable after Delhi organised the Commonwealth Games and Guangzhou the Asian Games within a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mohali Test evenly poised as India lose plot


October 3rd, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Mohali (Punjab), Oct 3 (IANS) The loss of six wickets within a span of 51 runs made India lose the plot in the post-tea session on the third day ... Read more...

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Venus Williams enters US Open semi-finals for the seventh time


September 8th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept.8 (ANI): Venus Williams has become the first woman to enter the semi-finals of this year's US Open by beating Italian Francesca Schiavone in straight sets 7-6 (5), 6-4."I've ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rod Stewart to become dad for eighth time


August 10th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 10 (ANI): British singer Rod Stewart is gearing up to become a dad for the eighth time, after he and his wife Penny Lancaster announced that she is three months ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Urugway, France tie 0-0 at half time


June 12th, 2010 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 12 (IANS) Former world champions, Uruguay and France, tied 0-0 at half time as they encountered in the first round of FIFA World Cup here Friday. Both sides appeared in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Anamika Veeramani Becomes The Third Consecutive Indian-American To Conquer The Spelling Bee


June 6th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Many Indians, whether in India or overseas, have a strong relationship with the English language. It could be due to the Indian colonial association ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nepal PM falls prey to email hoax, not to quit (Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) Faced with an unparalleled constitutional crisis from midnight, Nepal's embattled Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal Friday fell prey to an email hoax that said he was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Novice climber becomes youngest Brit woman to conquer Mt Everest


May 18th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Bonita Norris, a 22-year-old woman, has become the youngest British female to reach the summit of Mount Everest.The adventurer said it was a "crazy" dream to climb the ... Read more...

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