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32 ‘criminals’ killed in Egypt operation


September 9th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 9 (IANS) A total of 32 "criminal elements" were killed in Egypt's "lawless" Sinai peninsula in a military operation held in coordination with Israel, Xinhua reported.Military spokesman Ahmed ... Read more...

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Kodnani conviction shows rule of law in Gujarat: BJP


September 1st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday broke its silence on the 28-year sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani, saying the conviction was ... Read more...

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Aussie Scientists Challenge ‘Big Bang’ Theory


August 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Australia have challenged the long lasting “Big Bang” theory. According to the “big bang” theory all the matters in the universe were sparsely populated before ... Read more...

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UP plagued by lawlessness: BJP


August 11th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said Uttar Pradesh was in the grip of a "jungle raj" (lawlessness) and accused the Samajwadi Party government headed ... Read more...

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Himalayan Kalka-Shimla train on its final journey


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Shimla, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kalka-Shimla train which is famously known for romantic travel is now destined for its end in the railways. Himalayan officials come to a conclusion that they ... Read more...

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Brazil to invest in individual sports to boost Olympic tally


July 28th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 28 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has outlined plans to focus investments in individual Olympic events to lift the country's medal tally at the 2016 Rio ... Read more...

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Cure for AIDS a step closer


July 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A cure for AIDS has got a step closer after it was found that a common cancer drug can purge the disease as it lies dormant ... Read more...

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IOC to continue investigation into illegal ticket sales


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed that it will continue its investigation into allegations of illegal ticket sales for the London Olympics.The IOC issued a statement ... Read more...

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Win international sports medal, get promoted


July 20th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has decided to give out of turn promotions to sportspersons who win medals in international events like Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Games ... Read more...

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Landslip threat forces Shimla’s heritage hotel to close


July 16th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) As land has slipped in the vicinity of its prime Britsh-era hotel in Shimla, a landmark in the Himachal Pradesh capital city, the Oberoi Group has ... Read more...

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UP Khap diktat outrages women politicians, activists (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Reacting to the decision of a Khap panchayat (community council) in an Uttar Pradesh village - banning love marriages and restricting movement of women ... Read more...

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Women activists slam feudal panchayats, demand action


July 13th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Reacting to the decision of a Khap panchayat (community council) in an Uttar Pradesh village - banning love marriages and restricting movement of women out ... Read more...

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Mexico declares bird flu emergency


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 3 (IANS) Mexico has activated a national emergency plan to contain a bird flu epidemic that has affected nearly 1.7 million poultry, the agriculture ministry said.The plan ... Read more...

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Italian priest killed by mafia may be declared saint


June 30th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, June 30 (IANS/AKI) A priest from Italy's Sicily island who was killed by the mafia 20 years ago has been declared a martyr by Pope Benedict, and may ... Read more...

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Garden of Shimla’s heritage hotel caves in


June 19th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) The boundary wall and the garden of a hotel, a 1898 heritage building in the Himachal Pradesh capital, caved in early Tuesday because of an ... Read more...

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‘Lokayuktas can help control rampant mining’


June 15th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW)has advocated powerful Lokayukta institutions in Indian states as one of the ways to control the rampaging mining industry from encroaching ... Read more...

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China to loan $10 bn to SCO nations


June 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China has pledged a $10 billion loan to support economic development in the member countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).A two-day meeting of the heads ... Read more...

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Life in Assam hit by shutdowns, blockade


May 7th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) Normal life was disrupted across Assam Monday due to separate shutdowns called by two community-based groups in support of their demands and blockade of the national ... Read more...

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ULFA pro-talk faction leaves for Delhi for talks


April 8th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 8 (IANS) A five-member delegation of the pro-talk faction of United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) leaders led by its chairman Arabinda Rajkhowa left for New Delhi Sunday ... Read more...

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Designer Anita Dongre launches menswear line


March 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre, known for her ethnic womenswear line, has now forayed into menswear collection. She is excited about her initiative."Excited about my foray into menswear," ... Read more...

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My mother is nucleus of my existence: Aishwarya (With Images)


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai, who is busy playing mother to her three-and-half-month-old daughter, says her mom Vrinda is responsible for whatever she is today."She is the ... Read more...

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Man gets death for rape, murder of 75-year-old


March 13th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana), March 13 (IANS) Over one year after he raped a 75-year-old woman and then strangled her to death, a man was condemned to the gallows by a court ... Read more...

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‘The Vow’ good, could have been great (IANS Movie Review)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Vow"; Cast: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum and Sam Neill; Director: Michael Sucsy; Rating: ***What is the importance of marriage vows in a world where people speak too much but ... Read more...

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World’s oldest post office celebrates 300th anniversary


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The world's oldest post office in Britain is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year.The post office in Sanquhar opened its doors in 1712, five years after ... Read more...

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Jurassic-era fleas sucked blood from dinosaurs


March 1st, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Fossils discovered in China have revealed the existence of giant blood-sucking fleas dating back to the mid-Jurassic era, when dinosaurs still lived on Earth, according to ... Read more...

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Unfair to criticise fielding team for mankading: Dhoni


February 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday made his stand clear against putting the onus on fielding captain when an appeal is made for "mankading" a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh farmers earn record money in paddy sale


February 25th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 25 (IANS) Farmers in India's leading rice producing state of Chhattisgarh earned a record Rs.6535 crore by selling their paddy to state government through co-operative societies this year, ... Read more...

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Nine held in Italy for links with Turkish Hezbollah


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 22 (IANS) Nine people have been arrested in Italy for alleged links with Sunni Islamic militant group Turkish Hezbollah and for running an illegal immigration ring, media reports ... Read more...

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China to build museum to preserve Quran copy


February 16th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) A county in northwest China will spend four million yuan (around $635,000) to build a museum for the preservation of a 1,000-year-old copy of the Quran.Officials ... Read more...

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Oldest living organism - seagrass discovered


February 8th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian scientists have discovered the world’s oldest living organisms – seagrass. They inhabit more than 2000 miles ranging from the country of Spain to Cyrus. The scientists ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh gets new chief secretary


February 7th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 7 (IANS) Sunil Kumar, a 1979 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, Tuesday took charge as the chief secretary of the mineral rich but insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh.Kumar is ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks industry view on mobile tariff cap


February 6th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday sought the industry's view on whether there should be a cap on the tariffs of telecom services ... Read more...

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New competition policy can bring down prices: Moily (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) A proposed national competition policy, which is slated to get cabinet approval by next month, will help bring a financial revolution in the country and will ... Read more...

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‘New competition policy will bring down food prices’


February 6th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Describing the proposed national competition policy as the second financial revolution, that would also bring down foodgrain prices, Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday hoped ... Read more...

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Tennessee police officer fired for smoking in precinct


January 25th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newbern, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that law enforcers can sometimes be law breakers too, and that too repeatedly. Newbern city has a no smoking policy and despite its existence, a ... Read more...

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