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Government websites will be on new internet protocol by year-end


June 6th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Websites of all government organisations will move to the new Internet Protocol (IP), IPv6, by the year-end, the communications and information technology ministry said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Witch hunting’ on the rise in Assam


March 29th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 29 (IANS) Incidents of 'witch hunting' increased in Assam in 2011 with Kokrajhar district in lower Assam recording the highest number of witch hunting-related deaths in the year, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

People across India celebrate Anna Hazare’s successful crusade for Lok Pal Bill


April 9th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur/ Ludhiana / Nagpur, Apr 9(ANI): Thousands of supporters across India of social activist Anna Hazare's crusade for the institution of Lok Pal Bill came out into streets on Saturday to hail ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Public Diplomacy division gets social media award


March 12th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS)The Public Diplomacy division of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has been given the Gov2.in Award for being the first central ministry to propagate ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Four arrested for beating RTI activist


March 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 9 (IANS) Four men have been arrested for allegedly beating up a Dalit RTI activist for seeking details of work done in his village in Rajasthan's Barmer district ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nestle opens nominations for sustainable development award


February 11th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Global processed food giant Nestle Friday invited entries from individuals, non-government organizations and small enterprises for competing in its international award for innovative solutions on water management, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now GPS to check misuse of official cars in China


February 11th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 11 (IANS) Hundreds of government vehicles in China's Zhejiang province will be fitted with GPS devices to prevent officials from using them for personal use, a media report said Friday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

EU to quadruple aid to Belarusian society


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
WARSAW, POLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union will quadruple its aid to Belarus from 4 to 15.6 million euros (21.59 million dollars) to support human rights, European Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Car licence lottery held in traffic choked Beijing


January 26th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 26 (IANS) The first ever car licence plate lottery was held Wednesday in Beijing, a city where 800,000 new cars took to the overcrowded roads last year.The lottery system has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Environment Ministry to submit Lavasa housing project report


January 18th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): The Ministry of Environment is expected to file its reply on Lavasa housing project before the Bombay High Court today.In the report finalised on Monday, the ministry has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

MoEF to submit Lavasa report in Bombay High Court


January 17th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 17 (ANI): The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) will on Monday submit a report prepared by its Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) on the environmental impact of Lavasa in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

NCSC 2010 witnessed participation of young scientists from northeast


January 7th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati/Chennai, Jan 7 (ANI): The 18th National Children Science Congress (NCSC), which was recently held in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city witnessed the participation of young scientists from Nagaland, Meghalaya and other states ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CARE CEO optimistic on Bihar’s health indices


January 6th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Pooja ShaliNew Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): The President and CEO of CARE International USA, Dr. Helene D. Gayle, on Thursday said Bihar could see a dramatic turnaround in its health indices ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Home Secretary G K Pillai suggests reforms in police force


December 20th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): Union Home Secretary G K Pillai on Monday suggested reforms in the police forces to root out corruption.Attending an investiture ceremony, Pillai said a bill would be ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pak intelligentsia urges Obama to change Afghan strategy


December 13th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec.13 (ANI): Pakistani academicians, journalists and members of various non-government organizations (NGO) have forwarded a letter to U.S. President Barack Obama, urging him to change America's strategy in Afghanistan.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Law Minister Moily says trivial matters should not be brought before Administrative Tribunals


December 11th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 11 (ANI): Union Law and Justice Minister Dr. M. Veerappa Moily on Saturday called upon for the change of attitude in administrative governance to ensure that unnecessary and trivial ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Body Scanner Images Invades People’s Privacy


November 17th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States is getting more worried about their security and privacy these days as the new X-Ray body scanners, that have been installed in the airports ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style, World News |

No red lines for Kashmir interlocutors, says Chidambaram


October 20th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.20 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said that there are no red lines for interlocutors assigned to find a solution for the restive situation in Jammu ... Read more...

Posted in National |

October 11, Holiday For Columbus Day Creates A Debate


October 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is Columbus Day. This was the day when about 518 years back, in 1492, when Christopher Columbus landed in USA somewhere near to Costa Rica. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pak shock over “Anti-Fraud Hotline” project to monitor entire Kerry-Lugar aid


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 23 (ANI): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Transparency International, Pakistan (TIP), have signed an agreement to prevent corruption in utilisation of the 7.5 billion dollars aid ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Australia doubles Pak flood aid to 75 million dollars


September 17th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 17(ANI): The Australian government has decided to raise its aid to flood-ravaged Pakistan by 40 million dollars to bring its total commitment to 75 million dollars.Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FIA to check possible trafficking of missing Pak girls


September 8th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept.8 (ANI): Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has been directed to keep strict check on departures at international airports to avoid possible trafficking of girls and children who have gone missing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UK doubles Pak flood aid to 64.3 million pounds


August 20th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20(ANI): The United Kingdom has decided to raise its aid to flood-ravaged Pakistan by 33 million pounds to bring its total commitment to 64.3 million pounds.The International Development Secretary Andrew ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australia triples Pak flood aid to 35 million dollars


August 17th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 17(ANI): Australian has decided to raise its aid to flood-ravaged Pakistan by 24 million dollars to bring its total commitment to 35 million dollars.Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced that the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punish officials for proxy attendance in panchayats: Panel


July 28th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Taking serious note of instances of panchayats being run by spouses or close relatives of elected women representatives (EWRs), a parliamentary panel has recommended departmental action ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government asks people to be vigilant about Maoists propaganda


May 6th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI):The Union Government on Thursday asked the people to be vigilant about Maoist propaganda as the banned organization is trying to establish contact with non-government organizations (NGO) and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistani man sought in Times Square bomb scare


May 4th, 2010 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York/Washington, May 4 (IANS) American authorities are seeking the arrest of a man from Pakistan who has been identified as the owner of the 1993 Nissan Pathfinder that was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian mission in Kazakhstan celebrates ITEC Day


April 1st, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Astana, Apr.1 (ANI): The Embassy of India in Kazakhstan celebrated the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) Day with great enthusiasm last month.India embarked on collaborating with Kazakhstan under this programme immediately ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maneka Gandhi slams new clauses in Wildlife Act 1942


February 25th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 25 (ANI): Noted animal rights activist and former Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has slammed the Wildlife Protection Act 1942, including the proposed new clauses, and termed it the worst Wildlife ... Read more...

Posted in National |

`A strong head, a stronger heart and staying power needed to tackle Naxals’: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.19 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Friday said the Naxal and terrorism menace afflicting the country was far worse than expected, but added that the government is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nature lovers participate in ‘Save Tiger Campaign’


February 13th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Feb 13 (ANI): Nature lovers from different professional backgrounds have come forward to actively participate in 'Save Tiger Campaign' in Jaipur.These people do not run an organization and are not doing ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Crocodile population rises to 1,610 in Bhitarkanika


January 14th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kendrapara (Orissa), Jan 14 (IANS) The crocodile population in Orissa's Bhitarkanika national park here has gone up to 1,610 -- from last year's 1,572, a week-long census revealed Thursday. "A total of 1,610 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Anand Sharma releases first draft consolidation of FDI Policy/ FDI Framework


December 24th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 24 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma released the first draft consolidation of all the aspects of FDI Policy and FDI Framework, here today.Briefing the media on the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Internet will run out of addresses in two years under current protocol: Experts


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov. 3 (ANI): The world is at the risk of running out of web addresses in the next two years if business and government organizations do not switch to another level ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Politicians Participate In Columbus Day Parade


October 13th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, October 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Like every year, this year too people of the United States celebrated the Columbus Day on 12th October. Many offices and educational institutions declared holiday ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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