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Shutdown hits normal life in Andhra Pradesh


September 20th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The nation-wide shutdown called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail, evoked near total response ... Read more...

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Lawyers strike work in UP, demand security


August 21st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) Judicial work in Uttar Pradesh was crippled Tuesday as lawyers across the state struck work for a day on a call by the Uttar Pradesh Bar ... Read more...

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Northern power grid was again on verge of tripping


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Power woes could be far from over as the Northern Grid was on the verge of tripping yet again, officials here said Thursday.According to sources in ... Read more...

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UP comes to a grinding halt due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 31 (IANS) Life came to a standstill in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday as the Northen Grid tripped again around 1:30 p.m.,leading to a power blackout in most towns and ... Read more...

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Railway minister leads Trinamool rally against fuel hike (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Political parties in West Bengal Thursday hit the streets to protest the steep hike in petrol prices, with the ruling UPA partner Trinamool Congress taking ... Read more...

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Mobile phone towers in Chandigarh homes to stay, for now (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) In a relief to the telecom service providers and mobile phone users, the Supreme Court Thursday ordered status quo thereby red-flagging the removal of 180 ... Read more...

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Ur tops Indian National Autocross Championship


April 29th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) Seasoned rally driver Lohitt Urs from Mysore topped the time charts and annexed the trophy in the showpiece 3,000cc Open class in the first round of ... Read more...

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NPCIL to localise 45 percent components for Kudankulam


March 27th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) is planning to localise 45 percent of the components for the third and fourth ... Read more...

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Champions League: AC Milan thrash Arsenal, Zenit win thriller


February 16th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Milan/St. Petersburg, Feb 16 (IANS) Arsenal's dream of winning the Champions League football came to a grinding halt as they were thrashed 0-4 by AC Milan in the first ... Read more...

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Silence please! The gods are meditating in Himachal villlage


January 28th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) Visitors to Goshal village and nine tiny hamlets located in its vicinity in Kullu district have been warned not to make a noise as ... Read more...

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Madhavan Nair takes on government, says ISRO gone to dogs (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chief G. Madhavan Nair Wednesday described as "improper" the move to blacklist four scientists, including him, from a government ... Read more...

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Life relaxed in Kashmir Valley ahead of R-Day (With Images)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Life is relaxed in the Kashmir Valley with the authorities making elaborate arrangements in summer capital Srinagar and other towns ahead of Thursday's Republic Day celebrations.Tensions ... Read more...

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Katie Thacker gives birth to baby on a Tacoma elevator


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Everything seemed to be going against Katie Thacker when she went into labor to deliver her second child. The 27-year-old went into labor in the early hours ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Mumbai Police claim to have ‘broken’ underworld’s back-bone


January 11th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) A top Mumbai Police official Tuesday claimed that the force had 'broken the backbone' of the Mumbai underworld with a multi-pronged strategy."There has not been a ... Read more...

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BSP swindling central funds: Rahul Gandhi


December 26th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sidhauli (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 26 (IANS) Flaying Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for corruption, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Monday said a "magical elephant" in the state was gobbling up ... Read more...

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Malayalam movie industry in throes of crisis


November 16th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 16 (IANS) Constant tiffs among film organisations and escalating costs have led to a crisis in the Malayalam movie industry, known for classics like "Perumthachan" and "Ajayan" and ... Read more...

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Kerala producers call off film shootings from Saturday


November 11th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 11 (IANS) Film shootings scheduled to start Saturday have been halted as production costs have shot up dramatically, an emergency meeting of the Kerala Film Producers Association decided ... Read more...

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‘Summers for making money, winters for making merry’ (Postcard from Lahaul and Spiti)


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), Nov 2 (IANS) When bone-chilling winds sweep through its vast expanse and snow blocks it off for five months, the mountain district of Lahaul and Spiti comes ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress MP Nirupam stirs hornet’s nest


October 24th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur/Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam stirred a hornet's nest Monday by publicly stating that north Indians, if required, could bring Mumbai to a grinding halt."We are ... Read more...

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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...

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‘People’s strike’ brings Telangana to a halt


September 13th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 13 (IANS) The administration in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh came to a standstill as the "people's strike" began Tuesday, intensifying the movement for separate statehood ... Read more...

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Hyderabad under high security for Ganesh immersion


September 10th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A thick security blanket has been thrown over Hyderabad for the Ganesh idols immersion processions Sunday, officials said.Nearly 30,000 security personnel, including paramilitary forces, have been ... Read more...

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Two-day Telangana shutdown begins, bus transport paralysed


July 5th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Bus transport came to a grinding halt across Telangana Tuesday as a two-day shutdown called by the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) began in Hyderabad ... Read more...

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NCP demands president’s rule in Meghalaya


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 3 (IANS) Meghalaya's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) unit Friday demanded that Governor R.S.Mooshahary recommend imposition of president's rule in the state, claiming the constitutional machinery has collapsed. The ... Read more...

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Attack on GMR to cost Nepal dear


May 27th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 27 (IANS) The attack on Indian infrastructure and energy major GMR's power project in western Nepal by Maoists Sunday is going to cost the Himalayan republic dear with ... Read more...

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Warrior clan shuts down Kathmandu, 72-hour closure on cards


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 22 (IANS) The Nepal government was Sunday hit by a 48-hour general strike called in Kathmandu valley by a protesting warrior community while six Left groups announced a ... Read more...

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Krishna to go to Nepal on official visit Wednesday


April 19th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will be travelling to Nepal Wednesday on a three-day official visit.A press release of the ministry of external affairs ... Read more...

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Indian external affairs minister to visit Nepal


April 17th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 17 (IANS) Two months after Jhala Nath Khanal became the new prime minister of Nepal, India is sending its External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna to the country to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

EU to ban cars from cities by 2050


March 29th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) European cities would not be a place for cars come 2050, according to a new plan issued by the EU on Monday.The EU is determined to cut ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Japanese investment in India will be affected: Rangarajan


March 15th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 15 (ANI): The Chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, C Rangarajan, on Tuesday said the ongoing crisis in Japan would have an impact on investment route and ... Read more...

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Hyderabad, other parts of Telangana hit by rail blockade (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) The rail traffic in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday came to a grinding halt as protesters demanding separate statehood to ... Read more...

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Protesters demanding Telangana block rail traffic


March 1st, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) The rail traffic in Hyderabad and nine other districts of Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh Tuesday came to a grinding halt as protesters demanding separate statehood to ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM faces acid test over budget


February 9th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Still floundering to form his cabinet almost a week after he became Nepal's new prime minister with the support of the Maoist party, communist chief Jhala ... Read more...

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Germany’s Andrea Petkovic Ousts Maria Sharapova From Australian Open


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Melbourne, Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former world number one tennis star Maria Sharapova's dream to win another Australian Open title came to a grinding halt on Sunday when she faced ... Read more...

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Eat, gamble, enjoy - this Himachal town is happily cut off!


January 3rd, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 3 (IANS) What would you do if you were stuck in a snow- covered place and cut off from the rest of the world for five ... Read more...

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