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Independence Day: the streetside view (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) For some, it's a day of celebration or simply chilling with family and friends. But Independence Day is just another day of struggle for millions ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I am hopeful about Infosys Kolkata project: Narayan Murthy


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys co-founder and chairman emeritus N.R. Narayan Murthy Friday said he is hopeful of the software company's Kolkata centre taking off."I am certainly positive (about the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Gattu’ delicately-threaded morality tale (IANS Movie Review)


July 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Gattu"; Cast: Mohammad Samad, Naresh Kumar; Director: Rajan Khosa; Rating: ***Films with children as the main characters are no longer a rarity. Thank god for that! It's imperative that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

African tribesmen steal lions’ lunch


July 11th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A dramatic video shows how three African tribesmen snatched a chunk of meat from a pride of lions, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Incredibly, tribespeople in Africa ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bengal government awaiting response on concessions to Infosys


June 20th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government is awaiting a response from the central government on its request to extend the Software Technology Park of India scheme to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

WBHIDCO to e-auction Rajarhat plots


May 16th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) The West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corp (WBHIDCO) is mulling introducing e-auction to sell plots at Rajarhat on the northeastern fringes of Kolkata, an official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IM operative arrested in Kolkata


April 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata April 12 (IANS) A suspected member of the Indian Mujaheedin (IM) terror outfit was recently arrested by the Karnataka Police from the southwestern fringes of the city, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Want Infosys in Bengal, but won’t bend rules: Mamata


March 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Asserting that Infosys should set up its facility in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday reiterated that SEZ status would not be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata rules out SEZ for Infosys


February 27th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Pledging all-out support to Infosys in establishing its facility in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said her government would, however, not grant SEZ ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

All help for facility but no SEZ, Bengal tells Infosys


February 25th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS)The West Bengal government Friday assured IT major Infosys of all support to establish its first facility in the state but reiterated its stand of not ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Premji meets Mamata, promises Rs.800-crore second campus


December 7th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) IT major Wipro Technologies chairman Azim Premji Wednesday indicated to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that the company would pump in Rs.700 crore-Rs.800 crore ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians help revive tea estates in Malawi


November 30th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Nov 30 (IANS) A group of Indian experts is helping revive tea cultivation in Malawi in southern Africa and has so far succeeded in putting 8,500 acres of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Preity is open to experimentation: Designer


September 26th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Preity Zinta's international look in the chat show "Up Close & Personal with PZ" on UTV Stars has fetched applause. Surily Goel, the designer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russia may legalise cannabis for industrial use


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may soon authorise the cultivation of cannabis for industrial needs, Russia's Federal Drug Control Service said Friday.On Sep 28, the country's State Anti-drug ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Medvedev sees potential for further cooperation with US


August 5th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said cooperation between Moscow and Washington should advance after planned meetings between him and his US counterpart Barack Obama."I expect ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flower bans Panesar from bowling to Tendulkar at nets


July 27th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has banned Monty Panesar from bowling to Sachin Tendulkar in the nets, after confirming that the England spinner helped the Indian ... Read more...

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Flydubai launches Hyderabad-Dubai flights


June 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) Dubai's low cost carrier Flydubai has added Hyderabad as its second destination in India with the operation of the first flight between the two cities.Hyderabad is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

A photographer chronicles Delhi’s ‘queer’ poor (With Image)


May 5th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Ace portrait photographer Sunil Gupta is snapping up the world of 'queer' people who live on the fringes of the capital. Acclaimed worldwide for his candid ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rare mammal rescued from Jamia campus


April 30th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) A rare Small Indian Civet was recovered from the campus of the Jamia Millia Islamia here, an official said Saturday.Civet, an endangered species under the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Telecom towers at police stations to link troubled areas: Sachin Pilot (Interview)


April 17th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The government proposes to install telecom towers at police stations under an innovative scheme to ensure phone connectivity in troubled areas like those under Maoist ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Being mindful ‘eases fear of death and dying’


March 1st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): A George Mason University study has suggested that being a mindful person not only makes you more tolerant, but it can also neutralize fears of dying and death."Generally, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nearly 200 live cartridges recovered in Bengal


February 27th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Nearly 200 imported live cartridges were found on the banks of a roadside pond in West Bengal's North 24 Paraganas district Sunday, police said."Nine cases, each containing 20 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

MIT unveils fastest 3-D holographic video to date


January 28th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers from MIT have unveiled the fastest 3-D holographic video to date, filming a graduate student dressed as Princess Leia and projecting her as a postcard-sized hologram in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

What Hair Styles Can Make You Look Thinner?


January 12th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you are plump, then you should be extra careful before sporting just any hairstyle that catches your fantasy. A wrong hairstyle may completely spoil your ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Novelist traces an ordinary life in today’s Uttar Pradesh


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Novelist Omair Ahmad has traversed familiar turf in his hometown Uttar Pradesh with his new book "Jimmy, The Terrorist" which scripts the tale of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jason Allen Tattersall Once Again Sentenced To Prison After Torturing Youth With “DOG” Tattoo


December 12th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 35-year-old Australian man has once again been sentenced to prison by the court after he was charged with tattooing "DOG" on the forehead of an ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

ICC poised to dump Champions Trophy for new Future Tours Program


November 29th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) is likely to kill off the Champions Trophy in order to construct an enhanced international programme for the future.After the ICC board approved the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mamata rejects Bengal government offer on Singur land


November 18th, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday rejected the West Bengal government's formula for enabling Tata Motors to set up its Nano car plant in Singur.The government offered ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Searching alien life in outer atmosphere


October 3rd, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Life from outer space could be surviving on the fringes of our planet's atmosphere. British scientists, working with the European Space Agency, will this week launch a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cheryl Cole, Dannii Minogue in battle of books


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 02 (ANI): X Factor judges and rivals Cheryl Cole and Dannii Minogue are giving tough competition to each other in their respective autobiographies.And Minogue has emerged as the winner in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Not enough kids coming through to be potential England stars: Experts


September 10th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.10 (ANI): England's abysmal display in the World Cup in South Africa in June and July this year, has kicked off the debate about what is wrong with the Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ratan Tata regrets the company could not do Singur project


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata said Monday he regrets Tata Motors could not do the Nano car project which it wanted to do in West Bengal, but the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

From Tennessee to Jharkhand, a band empowers voiceless


July 14th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Belting out groove rock, country-style soul ballads and native folk music, the American band UnNamed Servant lends a voice to people on the fringes, from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Life on earth suffers catastrophic extinctions every 27 million years, claim researchers


July 13th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): A recent research paper published in the journal Solar and Stellar Astrophysics, has suggested that life on earth suffers catastrophic extinctions every 27 million years.According to The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak Army rebukes Taliban’s claims of returning to South Waziristan


June 25th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): The Pakistan Army has rejected claims of the Taliban that it has once again returned to its stronghold in South Waziristan, but admitted that the extremist group ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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