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Lufthansa introduces new jet service, hopes to increase India market share


August 8th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) To increase its market share in the India air passenger outbound travel segment, German airline major Lufthansa Tuesday launched its services on a new Boeing ... Read more...

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China launches satellite


July 26th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) China successfully launched a satellite in Sichuan province, completing the country's first data relay satellite network system.The Tianlian I-03 satellite was launched on a Long March-3C ... Read more...

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Sex workers fight for rights at Kolkata conclave


July 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) A demand for a fight for their rights and safe sex practices Tuesday marked the ongoing global Sex Workers Freedom Festival in Kolkata, where around 550 ... Read more...

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Global conference of sex workers starts in Kolkata


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Aiming to provide a pathway for ensuring basic freedoms for sex workers, a week-long festival started Sunday in Kolkata with 500 participants from 41 countries.The Sex ... Read more...

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Kolkata to host global conference of sex workers


July 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) With US imposing travel restrictions on overseas sex workers from attending the International AIDS Conference in Washington from Sunday, a week-long meet is being held here ... Read more...

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‘Cold War era tools help track climate change today’


July 16th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 16 (IANS) Tracking the impact of climate change today has been made possible by tools developed by nuclear scientists to detect radioactivity in the wake of testing of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Reliance unit launches subsea cable service in Iraq


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Reliance Globalcom, a unit of Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday said it has launched a subsea cable service in Iraq that will substantially increase the war-ravaged ... Read more...

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25 young Indians to take part in G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit


May 29th, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) A 25-member youth delegation from India would take part in the G20 Young Entrepreneur Summit scheduled to be held in Mexico between June 2-5.The delegates will go ... Read more...

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Mumbai street vendor to speak at Rio labour meet (With Images)


May 20th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Vegetable vendor Salma fights for the rights of the city's street vendors and has been jailed many times. Now the 26-year-old is going to an international ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shahnaz Husain’s daughter pens mother’s biography (With Image)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Well-known beauty expert Shahnaz Husain's writer daughter Nelofar Currimbhoy has penned a biography of her mother's journey from her childhood, early years of marriage, ... Read more...

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Etihad Airways’ revenue surges 28 percent


April 4th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 3 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways continued its growth in the first quarter of current year with a 28 percent rise in revenue to $989 million over the corresponding ... Read more...

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Emirates to sponsor Deccan Chargers for three seasons


March 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 28 (IANS) International airline Emirates will be the team sponsor of Deccan Chargers for three Indian Premier League (IPL) seasons.Gayatri Reddy, co-owner of the Deccan Chargers, and Orhan ... Read more...

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Invesco plans to expand operations in Hyderabad


March 26th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) Invesco Ltd., a global asset management company, plans to expand its operations in Hyderabad, where it has the largest global centre outside its head office in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Etihad launches flights to Shanghai


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 2 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has launched five weekly direct flights between Abu Dhabi and Shanghai.The airline will operate the Airbus A330-300 on the route.Etihad ... Read more...

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New Zealand firm to manage Indian enterprises’ data with CMC


February 11th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) New Zealand-based data management solutions' provider Pingar has tied up with CMC Ltd to manage unstructured data of enterprise clients for improving the quality of business ... Read more...

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Tata Communications, Oman’s Nawras launch undersea cable network


November 15th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Tata Communications, which runs one of the largest telecom cable networks in the world, and Oman-based Nawras Tuesday announced the launch of the Oman-to-India undersea cable ... Read more...

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UN presented petition against sex trafficking signed by 7 mn


September 29th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A petition containing over 7 million signatures from all over the world urging governments across the globe to take urgent action to stop the sex ... Read more...

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Etihad to increase flights to Riyadh


September 20th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 19 (IANS/WAM) The UAE's Etihad Airways will increase flights to Riyadh from a daily service to 13 a week from Oct 30.The extra services, to be operated ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Etihad woos Australian travellers


August 5th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 4 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Thursday launched a nationwide advertising campaign inviting Australian travellers to "change to the best".Showcasing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Singer Leona accused of plagiarism


July 17th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) British singer Leona Lewis has been accused of plagiarising her new song "Collide" from DJ Avicii's upcoming instrumental track "Penguin".Lewis launched the dance track on ... Read more...

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Rotary International’s Indian chief assumes office Friday


June 30th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Being only the third Indian to be elected as president of humanitarian service organisation Rotary International, Gujarat-based businessman Kalyan Banerjee will assume office Friday, a statement ... Read more...

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Unicef helps Pakistan’s underdeveloped schools


June 29th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Unicef has launched a new mission - to help educate 28,000 children in a remote underdeveloped district in Pakistan's northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.A delegation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jet Airways joins Arab Air Carriers Organisation


May 30th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Jet Airways, India's leading private airline, has joined Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO) as a partner airline, a top airline official said here Monday."With our growing ... Read more...

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Etihad to fly to Seychelles


May 27th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 26 (IANS/WAM) UAE's national carrier Etihad Airways has announced that it will commence operations to the Seychelles' largest island of Mahe from Nov 1.Etihad will operate four ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Earth sees about 760 thunderstorms every hour, say scientists


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): About 760 thunderstorms hit the Earth every hour, scientists have calculated.The figure is substantially lower than numbers that have been used for nearly a century.The new research uses ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Social networking sites Facebook & Twitter absent from ‘free speech pact’


March 8th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The proposed ‘Free Speech Pact’ amongst some tech websites seem to be in danger after some top websites failed to sign up for it.The initiative of ... Read more...

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Web-based tool supports sustainable living choices


February 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Those who want to live sustainably can now measure their impact on the environment. Scientists have created a Web-based tool that calculates an individual's 'nitrogen footprint.'The device ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz spy agencies intensify secret operations with US, Japan to counter China: WikiLeaks


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): To get sensitive information out of China, North Korea and Iran, Australian spy agencies have intensified secret operations with the US and Japan, according to WikiLeaks cables.The cables ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nokia Siemens to add 800 more staff at Chennai centre


January 13th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 13 (IANS) Mobile telephony hardware, software and managed services player Nokia Siemens Networks Pvt Ltd plans to increase the headcount at its global network service centre (GNSC) located here, said ... Read more...

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Emirates Airline awarded in China


December 24th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 24 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airline has been named the Best Internatinal Airline for its flight services connecting various world destinations including those in China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The ... Read more...

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India denies visa to former Pak President Musharraf


December 1st, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has reportedly been denied a visa to attend a seminar scheduled to be held in New Delhi on Saturday.According to reports, the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Anuradha Koirala Awarded With “Hero Of The Year” By CNN


November 27th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anuradha Koirala has been awarded with the "CNN Hero Of The Year Award". Her achievement once again proved to the patriarchal society of Nepal, that the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Etihad to start flights to Alexandria


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 2 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, will start its service to Alexandria in Egypt from July. The service, which is subject to government approval, ... Read more...

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Hindus greet new World Communion of Reformed Churches & urge interfaith dialogue promotion


June 27th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 27 (ANI): Hindus have sent greetings and good wishes to newly constituted World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and its President Jerry Pillay.World Alliance of Reformed Churches and Reformed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

InMobi enters US market


June 9th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI/Business Wire India): InMobi, the world's largest independent mobile ad network with operations in Bangalore, Mumbai, London, San Francisco, Singapore and Tokyo, today announced its official launch in ... Read more...

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