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In extended August holiday season, people heading abroad


August 9th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) It's raining holidays and extended weekends this month. What with Janmashtami falling on Friday and Independence Day midweek, topped off with Eid the following weekend, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rains lash capital, traffic snarls in several places


August 1st, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) It was a rainy Wednesday morning in the capital with office-goers stuck in traffic snarls in several places and the weather office forecasting more showers ... Read more...

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Briton banned from bar for unique dancing moves!


July 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) A man in Britain has been barred from entering his favourite bar because of his unique dancing moves.Dave Cooper was a regular at Cosy Joes in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

State-run buses off Himachal roads, commuters hit hard


June 5th, 2012 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC), which has a fleet over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day-long strike, hitting the commuters hard.Protesting ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Unhappy workers develop back pain


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 23 (IANS) Office-goers resigned to working in unsatisfactory jobs are more likely to suffer from serious, persistent lower back pain than those with a positive attitude.Markus Melloh, research ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Signalling defect leaves Metro commuters stranded


March 29th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Tens of hundreds of Metro commuters in the national capital were left stranded Thursday morning due to a signalling defect, an official said."The problem is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shiv Sena, MNS shutdowns in Raigad, Thane


March 29th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Parts of Thane and the entire Raigad district, both adjacent to Mumbai, observed a shutdown Thursday to protest some local issues, including the theft of a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Second Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) An earthquake of 4.9 magnitude shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mexican carnival goers burn clown’s effigy over jokes


February 20th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Mazatlan (Mexico), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) An effigy of a clown was burned at a carnival over the offensive jokes told by the performer about the June 2009 day-care center fire ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Banning social media threat to democracy: Ankit Fadia


January 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Banning or blocking websites and social content on web is a threat to democracy and the freedom of speech of the netizens, cyber-security expert ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, over 200 flights disrupted (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thick fog, chilly winds leave Delhi shivering


January 20th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital again and icy winds wreaked havoc on Delhiites Friday morning as the minimum temperature dropped three notches below average to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dance with a purpose, join in the flash mob! (With Image)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) If you're busy shopping at a packed marketplace and someone next to you breaks into a jig, don't fret, just join in! Chances are ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Star gazers catch glimpse of year’s last lunar eclipse


December 11th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Star gazers of the capital pointed their telescopes towards the moon as it turned crimson, marking the beginning of the last and the longest total ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cameron to build an ‘Avatar’ theme park


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide is joining forces with acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron to bring the world of "Avatar" to life at Disney parks.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Telangana strike paralyses transport services


September 19th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Road transport services in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region came to a grinding halt Monday as employees of the state-owned Road Transport Corporation (RTC) joined the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Food for cause: No dabbas for Mumbai’s office-goers (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Striking work for the first time in their 120-year-old history, Mumbai's famed dabbawalas Friday extended support to anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare in his fight for a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mumbai dabbawalas join Anna, office-goers go without tiffin


August 19th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Striking work for the first time in their 120-year-old history, Mumbai's famed dabbawalas Friday stepped forth to support Anna Hazare in his fight for a stronger ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Support swells for Anna Hazare in Chennai (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Support for veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-corruption bill swelled here Wednesday with a large number of people from varied walks of life ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Support swells for Hazare in Chennai


August 17th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Support for veteran Gandhian Anna Hazare's demand for a strong anti-corruption bill swelled here Wednesday with large number of people from varied walks of life pledging ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Crowds swell in Chhattisgarh to support Anna


August 17th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 17 (IANS) Crowds started swelling at protest venues across Chhattisgarh for the second consecutive day Wednesday to support social activist Anna Hazare, fasting at the Tihar Jail in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Protests in Kolkata over Anna detention


August 16th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) People from all walks of life came out on the roads in Kolkata Tuesday to register their protest against the arrest of social activist Anna Hazare ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Transport strike troubles people in parts of Bengal


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Attendance in schools dropped, university examinations were postponed and commuters had a harrowing time here and in three surrounding districts of West Bengal Thursday due ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Heavy rains slow down life in Mumbai


July 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Low-lying areas were submerged, trains were running late and traffic on major roads was reduced to a snail's pace as overnight rains continued in Mumbai Wednesday.While ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Activists slam dog food menu in Philippines


July 10th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Half-a-million dogs in the Philippines end up in restaurants annually after they are snatched from streets and illegally slaughtered to satisfy the growing taste for dog ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Showers cool Delhi, weather turns pleasant (Lead)


June 17th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Bringing relief from the sultry weather, showers turned the evening breezy and pleasant in Delhi Friday. According to the weatherman, more rain is likely in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Evening drizzle surprises Delhiites (Second Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The capital received a light drizzle Wednesday evening but no rain has been forecast for the morrow."The day will remain partly cloudy and there is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sweltering day in Delhi (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The capital reeled under a blazing sun Wednesday, with Delhiites waking up to this season's hottest morning. The maximum temperature rose to 42.3 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Drainage work on airport road causes traffic jam in Kashmir


April 18th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 18 (ANI): Drainage work on the only road leading to Srinagar International Airport in Hyderpora Square of Jammu and Kashmir is causing traffic jams.The diversion of the road has created ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Charlie Sheen toasts ashes of woman’s dead husband at show


April 16th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Charlie Sheen ended his first show in Toronto, Canada by toasting to the ashes of a fan's deceased husband.During the actor's 'My Violent Torpedo of Truth' show,Sheen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Youth, office-goers converge on Hazare’s fast venue


April 6th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Some bunked colleges and others took leave from work as people from across the country came in droves to central Delhi's Jantar Mantar Wednesday to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kolkatans enjoy World Cup final, miss Sourav


April 2nd, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) The streets of Kolkata wore a deserted look as cricket-crazy fans were glued to their television sets as clock ticked towards the start of the World ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi all set to enjoy World Cup final


April 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Giant screens have been put up, friends and family have been called over, and food and drinks are ready. Adrenaline's pumping as Delhiites are all ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kolkata wears a deserted look for India-Pakistan clash


March 30th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The streets of Kolkata were deserted Wednesday as cricket-crazy Bengalis got glued to their television sets as clock ticked towards the start of the World Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kashmir cautious ahead of India-Pakistan match


March 29th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) A day ahead of the World Cup semifinal clash between India and Pakistan in Mohali, authorities here are worried about the impact of the match on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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