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China using up Goa’s iron ore: Report

September 8th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) China prominently features in a probe report on illegal iron ore mining in Goa, which warns that while the eastern neighbour is gobbling up India's iron ... Read more...

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Bethlehem names street in Putin’s honour

June 27th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Amman (Jordan), June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was surprised when told that a street in Bethlehem was named in his honour.Mahmoud Abbas, head of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gilani’s defiance baffles Pakistani daily

March 17th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's "insolent stance" on writing a letter to the Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Celebs condole Whitney Houston’s death

February 12th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) From Bollywood celebs like Akshay Kumar and Sunidhi Chauhan to international stars Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga have shared their grief and sorrow at ... Read more...

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School kids plea to president to save forests

November 14th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the occasion of Children's Day, school children Monday appealed to President Pratibha Patil to join in their fight to save the country's forests ... Read more...

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Jharkhand for banning export of minerals

October 22nd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian government should impose a ban on exporting minerals overseas to tackle the menace of illegal mining, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Produce kids, get land, Russia says

June 16th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian families who produce three or more children can get free land from the government.President Dmitry Medvedev has signed an amendment to the country's land ... Read more...

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Supreme Court pulls up Maharashtra’s training institutions

May 21st, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court has rejected the plea by a number of teachers training institutions in Maharashtra to recognise the admissions given to their students, saying ... Read more...

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Just 10 yrs left to save Oz’s Great Barrier Reef: Expert

April 10th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10 (ANI): The beautiful Great Barrier Reef in Australia might soon be a wonder that the future generation may never see.An expert has warned that time was running out for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bangladesh constitution to restore independence proclamation

February 15th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) Bangladesh will restore in its constitution the historic proclamation of independence made in April 1971.The proclamation is considered the interim constitution of Bangladesh.A special committee on constitutional ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Murali’s Centre of Excellence stint would be a priceless for young Oz spinners: Healy

February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10(ANI): Former Australian wicketkeeper Ian Healy reckons that veteran Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan's stint with Cricket Australia's Centre of Excellence would help the future generation of spinners in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PCB won’t challenge ICC Tribunal’s bans imposed on Pak tainted trio, says Butt

February 6th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 6 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board will not appeal against the Anti-Corruption Tribunal bans imposed on the tainted trio- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir- for proven spot-fixing charges ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Former Governor Of Pakistan Salman Taseer Shot Dead

January 5th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Islamabad, Pakistan, Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pakistani politician and former Governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer was shot dead by his own bodyguard in Islamabad. The eyewitnesses report that one of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

The chilling fields of Sholora

January 5th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
By Basheer Ahmad PeerKupwara, Jan 5, (ANI): It is a particularly harsh winter in Kashmir for school students. The temperatures are plummeting to several notches below zero and the chilling winds seep ... Read more...

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Joan Sutherland Passes Away At Geneva

October 12th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Geneva, Oct 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a real shock to the fans of Joan Sutherland when her family announced yesterday that the legendary singer passed away at her ... Read more...

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Chinese school donates fund for Pakistan flood victims

October 2nd, 2010 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) An elementary school in China organised a fund-raiser for collecting donations for the flood-hit people of Pakistan.The principal of the school in Gongyi city in Henan province sent ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Smart robots on display in Spain

July 1st, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Zaragoza (Spain), July 1 (IANS/EFE) Robots with the ability to dance like Michael Jackson, defuse bomb and perform household works were displayed at a technology conference in this Spanish city. Some 300 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Iranian delegation visits Kashmir to promote educational and cultural ties

June 7th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kargil (Jammu and Kashmir), June 7 (ANI): A seven-member Iranian delegation is currently on a visit to Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil District to strengthen the age-old cultural ties between the two countries ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Use of word Bollywood in book’s title upsets Big B

May 21st, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is all praise for film critic S.S.M. Ausaja for compiling a film memoir that has a rare collection of Hindi film posters from 1930 till ... Read more...

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Apple’s next-generation stunning iPhone model leaked

April 20th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Apple's future generation iPhone model, which was leaked after being mistakenly left at a bar in California, has been put on display by a technology news portal. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Robot ‘that looks like Top Gear’s The Stig’ developed

April 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 17 (ANI): Nasa's new 'space robot' Robonaut 2, which looks like the secret Top Gear character The Stig, is set to step aboard the International Space Station (ISS).The 300-pound machine, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmiri youth keep Quranic calligraphy tradition alive

March 5th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 5 (ANI): Youth in Kashmir keep the centuries old tradition of Quranic calligraphy alive with their utmost devotion to this great art form.Calligraphy, known as "Khatati" in Persian and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

President Patil congratulates Tendulkar on double century and world record

February 24th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.24 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Wednesday congratulated master blaster Sachin Tendulkar for his grand double achievement in the Gwalior One-Day International Cricket match against South Africa today."Sachin ... Read more...

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Bird watching camp in West Bengal forests

January 30th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Tarak SarkarCoochbehar (West Bengal), Jan.30 (ANI): A three-day bird watching camp is being set up in West Bengal's Patlakahawa forests to educate birdwatchers about rare species of birds.Organised by 'The Himalayan ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Akshay replaces Salman as Dollar innerwear brand ambassador

January 22nd, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has replaced Salman Khan as the face of innerwear brand Dollar Club and the company plans to spend about Rs.25 crore on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cuba doesn’t lack future generation of leaders: Vice president

January 11th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 11 (IANS/EFE) First Vice President Jose Ramon Machado has said that Cuba does not lack leaders to replace those who carried out the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

International children’s festival begins in Delhi

December 16th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A colourful spectacle at Jantar Mantar kicked off the 10th international children's festival on performing arts in the capital Wednesday. Children from different countries came together, carrying ... Read more...

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Four students part of Indian delegation to Copenhagen climate change conference

December 4th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 4(ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Jairam Ramesh on Friday said that four girl students would be part of the Indian delegation at the United Nations ... Read more...

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Jaipur’s Jantar Mantar gets Rs 4.5 million face-lift

November 18th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Nov. 18 (ANI): The 17th century world famous Jantar Mantar in Jaipur is undergoing a 4.5 million-rupee refurbishment job.The historic monument is a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja ... Read more...

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Long-term mobile phone use can ’spark tumour rise’

November 1st, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 1 (ANI): A new British study suggests that the long-term use of mobile phones can create up to 1,500 cases of brain tumours per year over the next twenty years.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Making right to education a reality through technology (Comment)

September 10th, 2009 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
By N.N. Sachitanand The application of IT is fairly widespread by now in India in the private sector. However, when it comes to public governance, India has been a laggard in the utilisation ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Right to education more empowering than right to vote: Ansari

September 5th, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The right to education is more empowering than the right to vote, Vice President Hamid Ansari said Saturday as he conferred awards on 300 school teachers from ... Read more...

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World on thin ice, say green activists

August 28th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) With just 100 days to go for the UN's climate change talks in Copenhagen, green activists Friday unveiled a life-size ice sculpture here and let it melt ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hottie Neha Dhupia concerned over global warming

August 21st, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Neha Dhupia is doing her bit for the environment. The actress said, "The issue of global warming is disturbing. What are we leaving for the future generation? All this is of utmost ... Read more...

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Laser beam powered optical transistor may lead to ultrafast light-based computers

July 2nd, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Swiss researchers have made an optical transistor that uses one laser beam to control another, an instrument that could form the heart of a future generation of ultrafast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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