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Thapa India’s first casualty in Olympic boxing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's young medal hope Shiva Thapa made a first round exit in the men's 56kg category of the 2012 London Olympics at the Excel Arena here ... Read more...

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Manmohan to meet key ministers over 2G verdict


February 9th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is likely to hold a meeting with his key ministers in the next few days to discuss the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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Foreign investor sentiment will not be affected: Sibal


February 8th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Foreign investor sentiments will not be affected in the long term, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday in the context of the recent Suprme Court ... Read more...

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Bahrain’s Batelco to exit India, to sell stake in STel


February 8th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict cancelling 122 telecom licences claimed its first casualty as Bahrain-based Batelco Wednesday announced its exit from India, selling its ... Read more...

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New Zealand win Rugby World Cup after 24 years


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Oct 23 (IANS) New Zealand's All Blacks pulled off a historic 8-7 victory over France Sunday to take the Rugby World Cup for the first time in 24 years.For ... Read more...

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MLB playoffs: Yankees thrash Detroit Tigers


October 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Going into Game 4 of the MLB playoff series on Tuesday, the Tampa Bay Rays, the New York Yankees and the Arizona Diamondbacks all faced a ... Read more...

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Let us reduce greed to stop corruption (Comment)


September 25th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Anna Hazare broke his 12-day fast Aug 28 amid great jubilation at the Ramlila Maidan and elsewhere in the country. Most of the media and some of his associates called ... Read more...

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Bomb blasts in southern Thailand kill 3, injure dozens


September 17th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- Three people were killed on early Friday evening when three bombs exploded within minutes of each other in Thailand's restive south, officials said. Dozens more were injured.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s economic indicators depressing, says daily


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Pakistan's key economic indicators remain depressing, a Pakistani daily said adding that in a country shaken "by terrorism, continued political instability, inconsistent policies, and an unprecedented ... Read more...

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Australian floods death toll rises to 15


January 13th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 13(ANI): Another person has fallen victim to the devastating floods in Australia, with the toll now standing at 15.According to the Daily Telegraph, the body of a male was found ... Read more...

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Varanasi blast: Death toll rises to two


December 11th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Dec 11 (ANI): The death toll in the Varanasi bomb blast has risen to two with another victim being declared dead this morning.Sixty-five year old Phoolmati, who was present at the ... Read more...

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Cold claims one life in Punjab


November 30th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Derabassi (Punjab), Nov 30 (IANS) An elderly man died due to excessive cold here Tuesday, becoming the state's first casualty of the current winter season, police said."We found an unidentified body on ... Read more...

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Wiser from 26/11, Indian tourism bouncing back


November 25th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) As hoteliers excitedly speak of heavy winter bookings and tourist inflows foretell a 10 percent growth this year, the Indian travel industry seems to have ... Read more...

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Fox Show, ‘Lone Star’ Canceled After The First Two Episodes


September 29th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The new line up for the fall season this year saw its first show being cancelled. ‘Lone Star’, the Fox show had been ... Read more...

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Youth succumbs to injuries received in dahi-handi fest


September 5th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) A youth injured during the dahi-handi celebrations to mark the birthday of Lord Krishna died Sunday, becoming this year's first fatality of the festival, police said. Kishore Kamble ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal faces acid test


September 1st, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) As 18 young women wait for the curtain to go up and the Miss Nepal 2010 pageant to start at the Tribhuvan Army Officers' Club in ... Read more...

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Solar Storm Warning Issued By NASA Scientists


June 25th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On the surface it may sound like the plot of another sci-fi flicks on global warming but the NASA scientist are serious about the possibility of ... Read more...

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L’il Masters rocks; Chak.. booms, Nachke.. doomed?


May 6th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Size doesn't matter. The smaller; the better. This has been amply proved by unheralded little kids from Dance India Dance L'il Masters (Zee TV) and Chak Dhoom ... Read more...

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BSP sacks Karnataka unit spokesperson on Mayawati’s currency garland row


March 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 17 (ANI): The Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) on Wednesday sacked its Karnataka unit spokesperson, Y N Sharma, over the multicrore garland controversy surrounding party chief Mayawati.The decision on Sharma ... Read more...

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Fury in Australia, anger in India over Indian’s killing (Second Lead)


January 4th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne/Bangalore, Jan 4 (IANS) Australian leaders Monday strongly condemned the fatal stabbing of an Indian student in their country as an outraged India made it clear that Canberra was "duty bound" to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh records third swine flu death


December 31st, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 31 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has recorded its third death due to swine flu, a health official said Thursday. The first casualty in the state was reported in August.The influenza A (H1N1) virus ... Read more...

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Shoppers upbeat about revamping Karol Bagh, Paharganj


November 5th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Delhi shoppers are upbeat about the civic agency's plan to revamp the main markets of Karol Bagh and Paharganj, which house innumerable budget hotels and crummy guest ... Read more...

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Punjab reports its first swine flu death


October 19th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 19 (IANS) A 48-year-old woman who was suffering from swine flu died in a private hospital in this Punjab town, marking the first casualty due to the H1N1 virus in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Vijaywada turns into island as floodwaters of Krishna River swells


October 5th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (ANI): Floodwaters from the Krishna River have cut off the town of Vijaywada from rest of Andhra Pradesh.The Krishna River contains over 10 lakh cusecs of water received from ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now,austerity drive in prime minister’s visit (Lead, Travelling with PM)


September 24th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (IANS) Austerity starts here! That's the message the Indian government, perhaps, seeks to convey during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit here to attend the G20 ... Read more...

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Now austerity drive in prime minister’s visit (Travelling with PM)


September 24th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan Pittsburgh, Sep 24 (IANS) Austerity starts here! This is the message the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, perhaps, has sought to convey during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit ... Read more...

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Infiltration in Kashmir: Worried Omar meets army commander


September 4th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 4 (IANS) Worried over the spurt in militant incursions from across the border with Pakistan, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah discussed the matter with his military advisor Friday. Official ... Read more...

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Pakistan helping terrorists to sneak into India: army chief (Lead)


September 4th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Deepak Kapoor Friday accused Pakistan of violating the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir to enable terrorists to ... Read more...

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Infiltration on rise in Jammu and Kashmir: Army chief


September 4th, 2009 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Deepak Kapoor Friday said that cross border infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir has been registering an upward trend with attempts being made to ... Read more...

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After teacher’s death, students asked to test for H1N1


August 13th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) Students of a Bangalore school were Thursday asked to go for swine flu test after a 26-year-old teacher died of the contagious virus. The teacher, identified only as Rupa, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

NRI becomes India’s fourth swine flu victim


August 9th, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 9 (IANS) A 43-year-old NRI, who arrived in this Gujarat city from the US last month, succumbed to Influenza A (H1NI) early Sunday, becoming India's fourth swine flu victim, a ... Read more...

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Maharashtra reports third swine flu death


August 9th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 9 (IANS) A 42-year-old man succumbed to swine flu here early Sunday, taking the death toll from the influenza A (H1N1) virus to three in Maharashtra, health authorities said. ... Read more...

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Remains of missing Gulf War pilot found in Iraq


August 3rd, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (DPA) The remains of a US Navy pilot who went missing during a bombing run in the first Gulf War in 1991 have been found in Iraq, the Pentagon ... Read more...

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School comes in a little box in cyclone-hit Sunderbans


July 31st, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kultali (West Bengal), July 31 (IANS) Radharani Sardar, a Class 4 student, can never forget that May evening when she saw cyclone Aila batter her home here in the Sunderban ... Read more...

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Buchanan is out of Kolkata Knight Riders


June 18th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team director John Buchanan has become the first casualty of the side's dismal performance in the Indian Premier League (IPL). Knight Riders and Buchanan, who ... Read more...

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