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SRK’s Independence Day wish: Happy and free lives for women


August 15th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his Independence Day wish is that men and women should be treated equally in the country."The place I have ... Read more...

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All should be allowed to bid in 2G auction: Bharti Airtel


February 8th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Under a fair market mechanism, all players should be given equal opportunity to participate when a 2G auction takes place, leading telecom firm Bharti Airtel ... Read more...

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Anti-Hazare groups condemn his agitation


December 26th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) While Anna Hazare's Lokpal agitation is gathering momentum, certain groups in the city, including noted filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, are vocally protesting his "call for a ... Read more...

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World population will be 7 billion Oct 31


October 27th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Oct 27 (IANS) The world population is about to reach seven billion in the next few days, a UN agency's report has revealed.The UN Population Fund (UNFPA), whose work ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Modi already a national figure, says BJP


September 18th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 18 (IANS) With Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast being seen by many as a sign of his desire to play a bigger role, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Nivea apologizes for ‘racist’ ad


August 19th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beauty care company Nivea has issued an apology for its ad that has been tagged racist. The “Look like you give a damn” ad has a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ranbir to auction his portrait to support girl child


June 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor is set to do his bit for the welfare of girl child in the country. He will auction his portrait, done ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wipro ranked second for diversity in employees’ profile


April 20th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 20 (IANS) With 120,000 employees of 74 nationalities in 54 countries, Indian software major Wipro Technologies has been ranked second for its employee diversity by the US-based Association ... Read more...

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Sistema Shyam issues over 547 mn shares to Russian government


March 30th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Sistema Shyam TeleServices Limited (SSTL), a joint venture between Sistema of Russia, the Russian government, and the Shyam Group of India, Wednesday said it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Racial harassment complaints on the rise in Western Australia


February 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 17(ANI): Figures released by Western Australia's Equal Opportunity Commissioner show that racial harassment complaints have increased considerably in the state.According to WA Today, there have been 23 formal complaints so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abu Dhabi to get women’s sports club


January 20th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 20 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi authority has given its nod for the construction of a sports clubs especially for women.The proposed Al-Ain Sports Club for Women will encourage women ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

West Bengal CM concerned over soaring education costs


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Nov 23 (ANI) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has expressed concern over the high cost of education, as underprivileged can't afford it.Speaking at a function here on Monday, Bhattacharjee said ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Girls are held back by ladette culture: Cambridge University academic


November 20th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A senior academic from prestigious Cambridge University has stated that young women are so sexualized and image conscious that they lack intellectual confidence.Dame Patricia Hodgson, principal of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz IPL-style T20 teams’ 30 million dollars price tag


October 30th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 30(ANI): Australia's version of Indian Premier League-style Twenty20 franchises could be worth as much as 30 million dollars.According to the Sydney Morning Herald, the franchises will be valued between 2.5 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No evidence that Pak floods benefited Taliban: Holbrooke


October 14th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 14 (ANI): US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, has said that he had seen no evidence that the floods in Pakistan have benefited the Taliban.Holbrooke made ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Disabled in capital unhappy with CWG arrangements


September 17th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) With just 16 days left for the Commonwealth Games, hundreds of disabled sports lovers feel neglected as "adequate disabled-friendly seating arrangements are not available in stadia." Javed Abidi, ... Read more...

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Childhood outdoor pastimes ‘on the decline’


September 7th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): A new UK study has revealed that traditional childhood pastimes of climbing trees and playing conkers are on the decline.According to a survey by Ipsos Mori for RSPB, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Venkaiah Naidu hits out at Sonia Gandhi’s re-election


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday criticized the process of electing the Congress party president and, without naming Sonia Gandhi, questioned whether the seat had been reserved ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘New law should ensure social security for mentally-challenged’


September 2nd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 2 (IANS) The new disability law should ensure social security cover for the mentally-challenged in the country, the apex federation representing the parents of persons with mental retardation demanded here ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Button vows to quit Formula One if team orders are brought back


July 31st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 31 (ANI): World motor racing champion Jenson Button has vowed to quit Formula One if team orders are brought back.Button said that he would walk away from his eight ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sangakkara calls for equity on tours


July 12th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, July 12 (ANI): Sri Lankan cricket captain Kumar Sangakkara has urged world cricket chiefs to balance the international calendar via the provision of a more equitable Future Tours Programme.Sangakkara said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Super 30′ in Punjab to find under-privileged talent


May 15th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) 'Super 30' fame Ramanujan School of Mathematics (RSM), which is helping poor but brilliant students from Bihar villages to enter IITs, has joined hands with US-based Bhai ... Read more...

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Australian restaurant refuses entry to a ‘gay dog’


April 26th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian restaurant is facing the brunt after they refused entry to a blind man because his guide dog was ‘gay’. Now the restaurant has also been ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Beach To Beacon On August 7th


March 14th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Maine, Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legendary Beach To Beacon race is back. Last Friday, the organizers declared the online registration for the 10km race. They also made it clear ... Read more...

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Govt. plans single national level entrance test for undergraduate courses by 2013


February 16th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Union Home Minister for Human Resource Development Kapil Sibal on Tuesday said that efforts were in progress to conduct single national level entrance examination by 2013 for students ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Button’s worrying over lagging behind Hamilton may lead to “downward spiral”: Coulthard


February 6th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button has been advised by his friend David Coulthard that he should not panic if he has to spend half of the season behind ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Neha Dhupia Ki Paathshaala for Rahul’s Dulhaniyas!


February 4th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Rahul's prospective brides-to-be get the taste of being a celebrity wife. They have the entire nation watching their every move as they begin their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Priyanka Chopra India’s top brand endorser of 2009


December 31st, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) After emerging as one of the leading actresses in Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra has been declared India's top brand endorser in 2009, says a report. According to the report ... Read more...

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Petitioners pulled up for urging bureaucrat not be made CIC


November 9th, 2009 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday pulled up a group of social activists who had filed a plea seeking transparency in the appointment of the chief information commissioner ... Read more...

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Sheryl Weinstein’s extramarital game with conman


August 14th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 14 (IBNS) The accountant Sheryl Weinstein had an extramarital affair with Bernard Madoff, currently a conman behind bars, whom she had blamed in public for stealing her family’s savings.The secret has ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Delhi High Court legalises homosexuality


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) In a historic judgement, the Delhi High Court Thursday decriminalised homosexuality by striking down section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). A bench of Chief Justice ... Read more...

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My election is a historic decision: Meira Kumar (Lead)


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Calling her election as the first woman speaker of the Lok Sabha a "historic decision", Meira Kumar said here Wednesday that she would be impartial and give ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I will be completely impartial: Meira Kumar


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Meira Kumar, the first woman speaker of the Lok Sabha, Wednesday said she would be impartial and give equal opportunity to all members to express their views. "It ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Women manage finance better: Chanda Kochhar (Interview)


April 30th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Anuradha Shukla New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Chanda Deepak Kochhar, set to take over as managing director and chief executive of ICICI Bank, India's largest in the private sector, firmly believes women ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gender bias in armed forces not acceptable: Court


April 24th, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Delhi High Court Friday criticised the government for not being serious about bringing gender equality in the armed forces and sought explanation for not granting permanent commission ... Read more...

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