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Maharashtra among top tobacco consumers in India

June 15th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Despite a prohibition on smoking in public and a proposed ban on consuming gutka, Maharashtra remains one of the largest consumers of tobacco in any form ... Read more...

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Sporting Lisbon edge past Manchester City

March 9th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 9 (IANS) Manchester City's quest for Europa League glory received a setback when the English Premier League leaders lost 0-1 to Sporting Lisbon in the first leg of ... Read more...

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Palakkad adivasis to share profits of wind power firm

August 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) The Oommen Chandy government in Kerala has decided to give a portion of multinational Suzlon's profits to the adivasis of Palakkad district on whose lands the ... Read more...

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Beware Of Ashley Anderson, Its A Virus

October 14th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If one's inbox is showing an email from someone claiming to be Ashley Anderson, beware of it, as it is a dangerous computer virus. A new ... Read more...

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Leonard Weaver Suffers Injury In Left Knee

September 13th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Philadelphia Eagles suffered a major loss on Sunday when its fullback Leonard Weaver suffered an ACL in his left knee. The player suffered the injury during ... Read more...

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Satellite images show mangroves shrinking

August 22nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) New satellite imagery shows an alarming shrinkage in mangrove forests worldwide. The imagery reveals that approximately 137,760 sq km of mangroves exist, which is 12.3 percent less ... Read more...

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New satellite images reveal how world’s mangrove forests have declined

August 19th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): Scientists have got the most comprehensive and exact data on the distribution and decline of mangrove forests from across the world, all thanks to new satellite imagery.The research, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BP’s woes continue: New Giant oil plume found in the Gulf

May 28th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gulf of Mexico, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers using the University of South Florida College of Marine Science's Weatherbird II vessel has discovered a huge new plume in the Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cycle rickshaws need of the hour, ban arbitrary: Court

February 10th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday termed the ban on cycle rickshaws on the city's arterial roads "arbitrary" and stressed that non-motorised vehicles were the need of the ... Read more...

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Was Asin’s Role In London Dreams Chopped Off?

November 9th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaAsin said no to Priyadarshan's De Dana Dan opposite Akshay Kumar because of the length of her role. Katrina happily bagged the role arguing she wanted to be ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel’s accounts come under watchdog scanner

March 28th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Pupul Dutta New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications has proposed a special audit into the accounts of leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel as the regulator has raised doubts that ... Read more...

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US and Russian satellites collide in space (Roundup)

February 13th, 2009 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Moscow, Feb 13 (DPA) A US satellite was destroyed in an unprecedented collision with a spent Russian satellite, raising fears of danger to other satellites, a report said Thursday. The collision between Iridium-33, ... Read more...

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Security strengthened after air attack alert in India (Second Lead)

December 4th, 2008 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) Security at major Indian airports was heightened Thursday following a terror strike alert, officials here said.Civil Aviation Secretary Madhavan Nambiar said Thursday evening that "all necessary steps" ... Read more...

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Krejza doesnt want to let go his chance in Test cricket

November 11th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 11 (ANI): Australias new found spin-sensation Jason Kreja has said that after taking 12 crucial wickets in his debut Nagpur Test against India, he didnt want to let the ... Read more...

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Krejza yet to come to terms with his stunning debut

November 11th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 11 (IANS) Australian off-spinner Jason Krejza still can't believe that he picked up 12 wickets on debut and is determined to prove that he is not a one Test wonder.Krejza ... Read more...

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Fire in illegal warehouse causes Rs.10 mn loss

October 10th, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Over Rs.10 million worth of goods were destroyed when an illegal warehouse near here caught fire, officials sources said. Over 16 fire tenders and 80 fire services personnel ... Read more...

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China quake toll rises to 28 (Second Lead)

August 31st, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panzhihua (China), Aug 31 (Xinhua) The toll in Saturday's 6.1-magnitude earthquake in China's southwestern Sichuan province has risen to 28 after three more deaths were reported in the Huili county Sunday, officials ... Read more...

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