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Twitter, Facebook get active on Team Anna’s political ambitions


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Social networking sites went abuzz as soon as Anna Hazare announced that his team would seek to form a "political alternative", with many welcoming ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Indian novels mirror contemporary man-woman relationships


May 16th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Contemporary Indian popular fiction that narrates "desi" cosmopolitan stories has been mirroring the changing man-woman relationship in a more open and accepting urban India, a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Parker preserve bags for daughters


May 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is taking extra care of her Fendi Baguettes for her two-year-old twin daughters, Tabitha and Marion.The actress has two original iconic ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bravo’s last ball six carries Super Kings to a thrilling win (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Dwayne Bravo struck a last ball six as titleholders Chennai Super Kings scraped past the Kolkata Knight Riders by five wickets in a nail-biting Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Partition, terror and women on book shelf (IANS BOOKS THIS WEEK)


April 14th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The book shelf this weekend is a pile of serious narratives - both fiction and non-fiction. Browse with IANS...Book: "A Life Long Ago (Dayamoyeer Katha)"; ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian men thrash Canada 15-1, women held by Ukraine (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team started their 2012 London Olympics qualifying campaign with a thumping 15-1 win over Singapore while the women's team were held 1-1 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Real Madrid routs Granada to lead La Liga


January 8th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Real Madrid opened a six point lead over FC Barcelona at the top of the Spanish Primera Liga thanks to a 5-1 home win over Granada.Granada ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Club World Cup: Barca demolish Santos to claim title


December 18th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Yokohama, Dec 18 (IANS) The hype surrounding teen sensation Neymar came to sorry end as Barcelona proved their dominance over Brazilian side Santos with a crushing 4-0 victory in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SAF Cup: Afghanistan thrash Bhutan 8-1


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Afghanistan booked their maiden semifinal berth of the SAFF Cup football tournament with a 8-1 drubbing of Bhutan in their last Group A match at ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court tells Delhi varsity to admit girl to law course


November 6th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A law course aspirant from the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category has been allowed admission to the Delhi University by the Delhi High Court, which ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Congress walks out over Himachal land ceiling bill


August 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Friday referred the Himachal Pradesh Ceiling on Land Holdings (Amendment) Bill to a select committee for consideration amidst walkout by the Congress ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Flood gates opened at Himachal’s Pong Dam


August 18th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 18 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) Thursday opened the floodgates of the Pong Dam in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh as the water in the reservoir almost reached ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nearly 12,000 Right to Education violations in Delhi


March 27th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Since its implementation almost a year ago, nearly 12,000 cases of violation of the Right to Education (RTE) Act have been registered in the capital ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

England pegged to 243 by West Indies (Lead)


March 17th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The West Indies combination of searing pace and gentle spin proved a tad too much for England, who were restricted to 243 in their concluding World ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gene study uncovers clues to memory and learning


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): Scientists have explored the function of a single gene that governs how neurons form new connections.The study has not only uncovered clues to memory and learning, but has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haryana to play Railways in women’s national hockey final


January 29th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sonepat, Jan 29 (IANS) Hosts Haryana will clash with Railways in the final of the Senior National Women's Hockey Championship at Motilal Nehru Sports School here Sunday.In the semi-finals Saturday, Railways routed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rocking Roo will strike for Man U against Blackpool: Veteran Giggs


January 25th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.25 (ANI): Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs has warned Blackpool, which is Indian owned, that goal-shy striker Wayne Rooney is ready to rock.Though Rooney has just scored once from open ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 10,000 violations of Right to Education in Delhi


December 21st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Just nine months after the Right to Education (RTE) Act was implemented in India, promising free and compulsory education to all children in the age ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Arsenic Bacteria Heralds New Era In Search For Life


December 5th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The announcement made by the U.S. space agency NASA about the discovery of a new kind of bacteria that can not only grow in the presence ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Asian Games: Men’s snooker team claims silver, 7-0 victory in hockey (Evening Lead)


November 15th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 15 (IANS) The Indian men's snooker team lost 1-3 to China and had to be content with a silver at the Asian Games here Monday, while the men's hockey team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Asian Games hockey: Indian women beat Malaysia 4-0 (Lead)


November 13th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian women had a flawless start in the Asian Games hockey event outclassing Malaysia 4-0 in their first Group A match here Saturday.Thokchom Chanchan Devi (26th minute), ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Buddhadeb slams Trinamool Congress over nexus with Maoists


October 11th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Burdwan (WB), Oct 11 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has slammed the Trinamool Congress for creating unrest in the state and having a nexus with Maoists.Addressing a rally ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Deflection poses no threat to Bhakra Dam’


September 14th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 14 (IANS) The 1.05-inch deflection in the Bhakra dam poses no threat to the structure and it is being monitored regularly, the Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) said Tuesday. According to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

One-inch deflection in Bhakra Dam, but no scare: officials


September 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 13 (IANS) Playing down fears of a tilt in the Bhakra Dam, where the water level has crossed the maximum mark, the authorities Monday said there was just a 1.05-inch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhakra Dam water level nearing danger mark


September 4th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) The water level in the reservoir of the Bhakra Dam on the Sutlej river is inching towards the 1,680-foot maximum storage mark but officials Saturday discounted immediate threat ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Release of excess water not to cause floods in Punjab’


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Karnal, Aug 22 (ANI): Chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) A B Aggarwal has assured that despite release of excess water from Bhakra Nagal Dam there is no need for public ... Read more...

Posted in National |

More Bhakra dam water released, no flood threat in Punjab


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) Sunday released more water from the Bhakra Dam into the Satluj river, but officials said there was no threat of floods in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bill on GM food likely to be tabled next week


August 21st, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A bill seeking to regulate the use of genetically modified (GM) food is likely to be tabled in parliament next week, government sources said Saturday. The Biotechnology ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Water may be released from Bhakra dam


August 20th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) may soon release water from the 225-metre-high Bhakra Dam as its level is rising due to heavy rainfall in the catchment areas ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Centre’s flip-flop on Noida memorial angers apex court


August 20th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The central government came under fire in the Supreme Court Friday for yet another flip-flop on the status of the controversial Noida Park - a dream project ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Two women appointed to male-dominant Malaysian Sharia court bench


July 30th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 30 (ANI): Two Malaysian women have been cleared to hear the same cases as their male colleagues in Sharia court.According to the Christian Science Monitor (CSM), they will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Santosh Trophy: Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra earn full points


July 16th, 2010 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Three time champions Maharashtra began with a bang breezing past Chandigarh 4-0 in a cluster II match of the 64th Santosh Trophy inter-state soccer competition at Howrah near ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Genetic discovery could lead to baldness cure


July 2nd, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July2 (ANI): Baldness, a trauma for men and women alike, could finally be cured - thanks to a new discovery by researchers.Researchers have linked alopecia areata, an autoimmune disease that causes ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Indian women’s team beat Kiwis to seal hockey series


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 22(ANI): The Indian women's hockey team scored three second half goals to beat New Zealand 3-1 at the National Hockey Stadium in Wellington on Saturday, and seal the five-Test series ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australia survive Bangladesh fright before romping home (Lead)


May 6th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Barbados, May 6 (IANS) Australia were rescued from a batting collapse by Michael Hussey before they beat Bangladesh by 27 runs in the last Group A match of the World Twenty20 here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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