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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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Texmaco plans to ramp up wagon exports to Africa, Bangladesh


August 29th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) Kolkata-based wagon maker Texmaco is looking to expand its footprints in the overseas markets by ramping up its volume of exports to Africa and Bangladesh, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clinton to attend late Ghanaian president’s funeral


August 10th, 2012 - 6:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will attend the funeral of late Ghanaian president John Evans Atta Mills who died July 24 following illness ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama mourns Ghanian president’s death


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has mourned the death of his Ghanian counterpart John Evans Atta Mills at the age of 68, praising his role in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FIFA to rule on Zambia’s protest this month


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), July 4 (IANS) Zambian football's governing body has said world governing body FIFA will adjudicate over its protest on Sudan's fielding an ineligible player in a 2014 World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Seven dead in Ghana’s fill station blast


June 24th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 24 (IANS) A total of seven people died after being badly burnt in an explosion which occurred Friday in Ghana's filling station, Xinhua reported Saturday.Four people lost their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former world boxing champion Wright retires


June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Former light-middle weight world boxing champion Ronald "Winky" Wright of the US has announced his retirement."Part of being a boxer is knowing when to call it ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

10 killed in Ghana plane crash (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Accra, June 3 (IANS) A cargo plane crashed into a minibus near the international airport in Accra Saturday, killing at least 10 people, authorities said.The accident occurred around 7.00 p.m. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US student feasts on housemate’s body parts


June 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) A college student accused of killing a housemate in the US has told police that he ate the victim's heart and part of brain after his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ghana cholera toll rises to 21


April 19th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Accra, April 19 (IANS) The toll in the cholera outbreak here in Ghana's capital has risen to 21. Over 1,500 cases of the disease have been reported, an official said.Ato ... Read more...

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Uruguayan international Sebastian wants to end career at Nacional


April 15th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) Uruguayan international Sebastian Abreu said he wanted to finish his career at Montevideo's Nacional, the club he idolized as a child.The 35-year-old striker will ... Read more...

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Britain wastes millions on deporting migrants


April 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Britain's border control agency has wasted millions of pounds on chartering half-empty flights to deport illegal migrants, including Pakistanis and Sri Lankans, a media report said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spain retain top spot in FIFA ranking


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 12 (IANS) Spain retained first position in the newly-released FIFA rankings but the Netherlands, which were second in March, dropped to fourth, while Germany and Uruguay moved up ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India-Ghana trade to reach $1 bn by 2013


March 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Ghana's envoy to India said Monday the bilateral trade between the two countries would reach $1 billion by 2013."We expect bilateral trade between India and Ghana ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Airtel ‘touching lives’ by assisting Ghana’s disabled (With Image)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), March 11 (IANS) Indian telecommunications provider Airtel has added a human face to its operations in Ghana with "Touching Lives", a project to help improve the lives of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians keen to invest in Ghana’s sugar, fertiliser industry


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Feb 22 (IANS) Indian investors are keen to invest as much as $36 million in Ghana's ailing sugar industry, Indian High Commissioner Rajinder Bhagat has said."Indian investors ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Five arrested for fake visa-passport racket


February 17th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Five foreign nationals, including a woman, were arrested in the national capital for allegedly providing fake passports and visas, police officials said Friday."Gabriel Olawale Ajisafe, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sporting stay confident against Prayag


January 27th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) In form Prayag United will take on Sporting Club De Goa in the I-League football at the Yuba Bharati Krirangan here Saturday.Prayag United, who won their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

African held with Rs.2 crore-worth cocaine at Delhi airport (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A man from Africa was arrested at the Delhi airport with 200 grams of cocaine valued around Rs.2 crore, police said Monday. The contraband was ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe bans sale of used knickers


January 11th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Jan 11 (IANS) In a decision better late than never, the Zimbabwe government, realising how abject poverty in the country has pushed its people into buying second-hand lingerie, has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lava mobile to invest $5 million in Nigeria


December 22nd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Mobile handset manufacturer Lava Thursday said that it will invest $5 million in the coming fiscal to develop service centres and brand building in Nigeria, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Germany down Netherlands in football friendly, England beat Sweden


November 16th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 16 (IANS) Germany sealed their first win against the Netherlands since 1996 after they blanked the Dutch outfit 3-0 in a football friendly at Hamburg Tuesday. England scored ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India sponsors training of Ghanaian women in solar energy


October 16th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Oct 16 (IANS) A number of women from Ghana's northern region have been sponsored by the Indian government to undergo training in solar energy production, India's High Commissioner ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britain warns African nations over gay persecution


October 9th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Britain has warned the poverty-stricken African countries over the persecution of homosexuals as this will lead to their aid being slashed, the Daily Mail reported.International ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Arik Air to operate from Abu Dhabi


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Oct 3 (IANS/WAM) Nigeria's largest international carrier Arik Air will operate from Abu Dhabi, it was announced Monday.It will start operations from Nov 29 with three non-stop weekly flights ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dinesh in second round of World Boxing Championship


September 28th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India's Dinesh Kumar (81kg) moved into the second round of World Boxing Championships with a 20:8 win over Nepal's Deepak Maharajan at Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday.Dinesh, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Unesco to train school principals


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) In a bid to create a positive impact on thousands of teachers and at least 10 million children, the Unesco will hold training programmes for ... Read more...

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Son of Indian migrant to Ghana now retail chain magnate


August 14th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian investment in Ghana goes way back to the time when it was a British colony with the name Gold Coast. A 14-year-old Indian who landed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian engineer turns big farmer in Ghana (With Images)


June 19th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, June 19 (IANS) Perhaps India's agricultural prowess inspired him. Prabhpreet Khinda, an engineer by training, arrived in Ghana in 2009 after he was devastated by the effects of the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Sukanya Roy wins the National Spelling Bee


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Spelling Bee was won by 14-year-old Sukanya Roy of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Roy is famous for writing the words invisibly onto her palms before ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan on Redknapp’s shortlist


April 29th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): Sunderland's Ghana ace Asamoah Gyan is on Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp's shortlist as he prepares for the transfer window to open.Redknapp will look to shake up his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ghana to host African amputee soccer championship


April 19th, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Accra, April 19 (IANS) Ghana will host the 3rd African amputee soccer tournament in October. It is expected to attract 12 teams from the continent, Xinhua reported Monday.The tournament is ... Read more...

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More Indian nationals evacuated from Abidjan


April 18th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): A group of 44 Indians have been evacuated from Abidjan, the capital of civil war-torn Ivory Coast, to neighbouring Ghana, on an aircraft chartered by the Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Barton dismisses Man City star Barry as ‘teacher’s pet’


April 8th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8(ANI): Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton has launched a blistering attack on Manchester City midfield ace Gareth Barry, who was England's skipper against Ghana last week.Barton reckons that Barry is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ferguson’s whopping 100,000 pound-a-week offer for Young


April 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is ready to offer Aston Villa ace Ashley Young a whopping 100,000 pound-a-week and is ready to pay 25 million pounds ... Read more...

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