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Tribal students to benefit from new central scheme


September 6th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) About 22 lakh tribal students will benefit from a new centrally sponsored scheme for pre-matric scholarships for scheduled tribe students in Class 9 and 10 ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha clears NHAI expansion


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday cleared a bill to expand the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for development, maintenance and management of national highways.The NHAI ... Read more...

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Shiamak Davar wants to popularise pop with ‘Shabop’ (With Images)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer-choreographer Shiamak Davar returns to singing after more than a decade with his latest album "Shabop" and says that the idea is to save pop ... Read more...

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Cruise plans to win back Suri


August 13th, 2012 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise wants to restore his public image so that in future he can push for legal custody of his daughter Suri.The actor ... Read more...

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XLRI to open its new campus by 2014-end


August 11th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) XLRI, a premier private business school in India, will come out with a new campus in the National Capital Region (NCR) by the end of 2014, ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate steady


August 9th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 9 (IANS) Australia's unemployment rate stayed at 5.2 percent in July, the Australia Bureau of Statistics (ABS) announced Thursday.The ABS reported that the number of people employed increased ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate rises


July 12th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Australia's unemployment rate rose to 5.2 percent in June, due to the loss of 27,000 jobs, data released Thursday by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) ... Read more...

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US jobless rate holds steady


July 7th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS/EFE) The US unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent last month as the economy created only 80,000 net new jobs, authorities said Friday.Analysts had expected a gain ... Read more...

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Cruise to file for divorce in Los Angeles


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise was deeply saddened by Katie Holmes decision to end their five-year marriage when she filed official papers in New York but ... Read more...

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Mitch Winehouse in shock over Amy’s death


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Mitch Winehouse thought he was "actually going insane" when first confronted with the death of his daughter Amy and says he went into complete shock."Coming ... Read more...

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UK varsity offers scholarship for Indian managers


June 7th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The University of Salford, a British university, has offered scholarship for one Indian manager to study in its MBA programme.The Global Leadership Scholarship is worth ... Read more...

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Australian woman pacer asked to chose between cricket or football


May 29th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 29 (IANS) Australian top woman fast bowler Ellyse Perry, who is also an international footballer, has been asked by her football club, Canberra United, to choose between cricket ... Read more...

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Sexual reproduction has genetic advantages


April 10th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) Courtship rituals can be a full-time activity, demanding time and effort, but now scientists have discovered why it might be worth it. Animals and plants which ... Read more...

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Canada adds over 80,000 new jobs


April 6th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 6 (IANS) Canada added 82,300 new jobs in March, bringing the country's unemployment rate down 0.2 percentage points to 7.2 percent, Statistics Canada announced.It was Canada's best single ... Read more...

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Ne-Yo wanted ‘gentleman’ type name for son


March 30th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) Singer Ne-Yo, known for songs like "Give me everything" and "Miss Independent", has named his five-month-old Mason Evan and says he thoughtfully selected the name ... Read more...

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Halle Berry checks Paris schools for daughter


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry wants to keep her daughter Nahla away from paparazzi and is busy checking out schools in Paris.The 45-year-old also wants to move ... Read more...

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British woman allergic to water


March 13th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A 27-year-old British woman suffers from an extremely rare condition where she is allergic to water and even her tears and perspiration.Katie Dell - a resident ... Read more...

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‘Most Indian states not following law on disabled’


February 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 19 (IANS) India is in the process of formulating a new law to replace that on the disabled but most states do not even follow the existing legislation, ... Read more...

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Piggy Chops remembers Whitney Houston (Movie Snippets)


February 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra, a trained singer herself, says she grew up listening to numbers of Whitney Houston, who died in Los Angeles last week."Dedicated this ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate down


February 16th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 16 (IANS) Australia's unemployment rate fell 0.1 percentage point to 5.1 percent in January, lowest since July 2011, data from Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Painter Antoni Tapies dies


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) Spanish artist Antoni Tapies, who wielded a strong influence on 20th century painting, died Monday, said sources in the Barcelona city government. He was 88.The painter, ... Read more...

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Jolie plans full-time direction


January 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says she won't mind giving up acting and going behind the camera forever, if she doesn't get impressive acting offers."I ... Read more...

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US Congresswoman to resign


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) US Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was severely injured in a shooting about a year ago, announced Sunday that she is resigning from Congress to focus full-time ... Read more...

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Preeti back to full-time acting with ‘Yeh Hai Mumbai’ (With Image)


January 12th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Preeti Jhangiani, who turned producer with "Sahi Dhande Galat Bande", in which she was seen as a news reporter, is ready for her full-fledged acting ... Read more...

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Bill for professionals in highways authority introduced


December 19th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Aiming to bring professionals for the management of the national highways, a bill to amend the National Highways Authority of India Act was introduced in ... Read more...

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Nagpur woman, world’s shortest, eyes acting career


December 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 17 (IANS) Nagpur woman Jyoti Amge, declared the world's shortest woman by Guinness World Records, is all set to act in a Kannada movie slated for release next ... Read more...

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Osbourne hires nanny for dogs


December 14th, 2011 - 3:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Reality TV star Sharon Osbourne has employed a full-time nanny to look after her 12 dogs.The 59-year-old takes care of dozen of pooches who accompany her ... Read more...

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Domestic violence hits productivity at workplace


December 8th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 8 (IANS) Domestic violence may directly hit productivity at the workplace, with one in five victims experiencing continued harassment from their partners.It takes the form of abusive phone ... Read more...

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James Ellington looks for a sponsor on eBay


December 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British athlete has turned to an unusual source to seek training funding. Sprinter James Ellington says he needs £30,000 to train for the upcoming Olympics ... Read more...

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Ghosal, Dipika top seeds in National Squash


December 3rd, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Defending champion Saurav Ghosal and World No.17 Dipika Pallikal have been given top billing in the 59th Senior National squash championships to be held here at ... Read more...

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Wozniacki hires Ricardo Sanchez as full-time coach


December 3rd, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 3 (IANS) Women's World Number One tennis player Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark has employed Spain's Ricardo Sanchez as her full-time coach."Richi (Ricardo Sanchez) will be in charge of ... Read more...

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Serial shopping trolley thief finally caught


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish officials say they have taken a man who stole thousands of shopping trolleys to custody. The man had been on the radar of the police for ... Read more...

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I will never be as good as my mom: Joile


November 29th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie thinks she will never be able to meet the standards her late mother, actress Marcheline Bertrand, has set.The Oscar-winning actress who ... Read more...

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28 journalists involved in phone hacking scandal


November 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 28 journalists were involved in the News of the World phone hacking scandal that ultimately forced owner Rupert Murdoch to shut down the ... Read more...

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Bengal needs a full-time health minister: BJP


October 31st, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) Demanding a full-time health minister for West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Mahila Morcha president and MP Smriti Irani Monday criticized the lack of basic ... Read more...

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