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PPP model necessary to develop urban infrastructure: Kamal Nath


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) In an attempt to overcome the urban infrastructure deficit, the government is encouraging development of workable public-private partnership (PPP) models, Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now mobile phone jammers to minimise road accidents


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Mobile phones may have brought instant communication within the reach of all, but they are also fast turning into a global killer, accounting for 20 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Coca-Cola re-enters Myanmar after six decades


September 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 13 (IANS) Soft drink giant Coca-Cola has re-entered the Myanmar market after a gap of more than 60 years, following the lifting of US economic sanctions on the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

After 4 years, fly Srinagar-Jeddah this Haj


September 12th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) After a gap of four years, Haj pilgrims will be able to take direct Air India flights from here to Jeddah this year.Jammu and Kashmir Chief ... Read more...

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Painkillers could kill heart attack survivors early


September 11th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Popular painkillers such as ibuprofen can elevate chances of an early death among heart attack survivors, suggests a new study.Some of these drugs, available over the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Study reveals that ‘Modern Men Prefer Brains to Looks’


September 10th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been shown that most of the so called modern men prefer the idea of brains over beauty, when it comes to choosing a female ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

JK Racing: Khushlani bags second spot


September 10th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Akhil Khushlani delivered a second place finish behind Malaysia's Afiq Ikhwan in the 10th round of the JK Racing Asia Series here Sunday.Driving for US ... Read more...

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JK Racing: Khushlani grabs eighth spot


September 9th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Sep 9 (IANS) India's Akhil Khushlani, driving for US Formula Project team, finished eighth in the ninth round of the JK Racing Asia Series here Sunday.An overheating of engine ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Contador clings on to retain Vuelta lead


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS) Alberto Contador is almost certain to be crowned the winner of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycling race after surviving a valiant counter-attack by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Centre to improve mental health launched


September 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) To address gaps in mental health services and to promote research, capacity building and improving the quality of life of the mentally disabled, a centre ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Private airlines not keen to operate in northeast: NEC


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) is not finding a suitable airline company to operate in the northeastern states, an official of the regional planning body said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Smriti fires 66 to win golf title


August 30th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) Smriti Mehra shot the week's best four-under 66 to total 207 to win the second leg of the Hero-WGAI Women's Pro Tour at Clover Greens here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India’s domestic aviation sector worst performer globally


August 30th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's civil aviation sector was the worst performer globally in July as the domestic passenger traffic contracted 1.1 percent year-on-year, the International Air Transport Association ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

My aim is to reach top 15: Kashyap


August 29th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap, the first Indian shuttler to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games, now aims to break into top-15 of world badminton.Kashyap, who ... Read more...

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Overly shy kid is slow learner too


August 29th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Overly shy preschool children show the slowest gains in learning skills as compared to chatty and boisterous peers, according to psychologists."Everybody wants his child to be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India more opportunity than threat: Pakistani daily


August 29th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 29 (IANS) India is more opportunity than threat, said a Pakistani daily that noted the thaw in ties between Islamabad and New Delhi."Today, India is more opportunity ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chandhok finishes seventh at Silverstone


August 27th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian racer Karun Chandhok, in his JRM Racing, finished seventh overall in the 6 Hours of Silverstone in the fourth round of the World Endurance Championship.Just ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sykes wins first round of Superbike in Moscow


August 26th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) British rider Tom Sykes became the first man to win a Superbike World Championship event in Russia, winning the first of Sunday's two races in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Major steps to boost power generation soon


August 25th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The government is fortifying major initiatives undertaken earlier to improve the power situation in the light of the country's worst blackout last month.Minister of State ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kashmir Youth Congress marches for more panchayat powers


August 24th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 24 (IANS) Dozens of Youth Congress activists were taken into custody Friday as they held a march demanding more powers for elected village representatives in Jammu and Kashmir.... Read more...

Posted in National |

Is Kanye West going to judge American Idol?


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York August 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kanye west is now being speculated to join the judging panel of American Idol. It was reported that the American Idol producers reached out to Kanye ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anything for my wife, says Vivek (Movie Snippets)


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Vivek Oberoi happily turned into a coolie for his pregnant wife Priyanka Alva during a shopping spree in Dubai. Anything for love, he says!"You know ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reliance Life Insurance in talk with banks for tie-up


August 19th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 19 (IANS) The Reliance Life Insurance Company, a unit of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Capital, is in talks with several public and private sector banks to utilise ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Teaser of SRK-Katrina starrer out - sans title!


August 16th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) The highly anticipated first teaser of Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma starrer, directed by Yash Chopra, has been released but what is ... Read more...

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‘Janleva 555′, blend of music, mystery


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Music and horror genre are an evergreen match in Bollywood and director Sandeep Malani's forthcoming film "Janleva 555" promises a perfect blend of both.Produced by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Piramal initiates course in clinical research at Harvard


August 15th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Swati Piramal, director of Piramal Healthcare Ltd., has initiated a course in clinical research at the Harvard School of Public Health, a company statement said.Piramal was ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apple’s market share growth pauses


August 15th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 15 (IANS) Apple's growth in the smartphone market nearly paused in the second quarter of 2012 as consumers postponed their upgrade in anticipation of the upcoming launch ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

UP to explore unconventional sources to meet power shortage


August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday asked officials to explore non-conventional sources of energy to bridge the demand-supply gap in power.Saying that non-availability of power ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Survey shows wealth equals health in Canada


August 14th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Aug 14 (IANS) Does wealth equal health? It seems so in Canada, according to the results of a public opinion survey. Only 39 percent of those earning less than ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fox feels destined to be with Green


August 13th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox feels she was destined to be with actor-husband Brian Austin Green.Fox, 26, met Green when she was just 18 years old, but ... Read more...

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Indian couture all about bridal wear: Manish Arora (With Image)


August 11th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Wedding-wear primarily dominates the Indian couture wear market, and justifiably so, says internationally known designer Manish Arora, who has returned to showcase his collection ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US federal government has $69.6 bn deficit


August 11th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US federal government registered a budget deficit of about $69.6 billion in July, bringing the total budget gap for the first 10 months of this ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Key cell signals inhibit babies’ ability to fight infection


August 8th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Infants are prone to sickness due to under-developed immune systems, but it may be possible to activate crucial cells to help them fight off diseases from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Olympic basketball: Russia beat Lithuania to reach semi-final


August 8th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's men reached the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament Wednesday, beating Lithuania 83-74 in a dramatic match here Wednesday.Andrei Kirilenko, who returned to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Repeatedly scaring viewers a challenge: Vikram Bhatt


August 8th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who has almost mastered the horror genre with films like "Raaz", "Shaapit", "Haunted" and now "Raaz 3", says it's not easy to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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