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Poll panel begins groundwork for polls in five states


September 4th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 4 (IANS) The Election Commission has begun the spadework for assembly elections in Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, scheduled early next year, an official said ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz acting PM resigns


September 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyz acting Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov has tendered his resignation, the government press service said Saturday.Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev dismissed the government Aug 24, following ... Read more...

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Nepal PM to sleep in villages to meet people


June 14th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai is planning monthly overnight stays in the country's rural regions in order to keep himself well-informed about the people's concerns, RIA ... Read more...

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US wants Hafiz Saeed brought to justice


May 8th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) The United States has reiterated that it wants Hafiz Saeed, the suspected mastermind of November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, to be brought to justice whether he's ... Read more...

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Amid shaky truce, 2 more UN monitors expected in Syria


April 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 25 (IANS) As the UN-Arab League envoy voiced concern at the "bleak" situation in Syria, Neeraj Singh, spokesman of the first UN monitoring team in the country, said ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka keen to implement war commission report


April 4th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 4 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has told parliament that it has no objection in implementing recommendations of a war commission appointed by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.The government stand ... Read more...

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China to get lunar soil


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) Preparations are on in China to launch a moon mission and bring about two kilogram of lunar soil samples to Earth, People's Daily reported Friday.The mission ... Read more...

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Puzzle solving helps infants pick up math skills


February 17th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Children who love to play with puzzles between two and four years of age develop better spatial skills later, according to an analysis of video recordings."The ... Read more...

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Sleep problems and Alzheimer’s disease linked?


February 17th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has linked sleep difficulties with Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers say staying awake in the night for hours affected the brain and increases the risk ... Read more...

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CEAT to set up tyre plant in Bangladesh


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Indian tyre major CEAT, an RPG Group company, will set up a Rs.250 crore greenfield tyre manufacturing plant in Bangladesh, a company official said here ... Read more...

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Bonn conference stresses on rebuilding Afghanistan


December 5th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bonn, Dec 5 (IANS) Delegates from over 100 countries and international organisations, gathered in Germany's Bonn city Monday, were focusing their energies at an international conference on drawing up ... Read more...

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Scientists identify four anti-cancer compounds


November 30th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 30 (IANS) Four new anti-cancer compounds have shown promise in inhibiting the growth of tumours, according to a new approach.Jason Smith, doing his M.Phil. in biomolecular sciences from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Silver coins from Raj days unearthed in Tripura


August 15th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS) More than 20 silver coins of the early 20th century, with images of King Edward VII and George V, were unearthed in northern Tripura Monday, a ... Read more...

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India presses Bangladesh for transit to northeast


July 8th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) India Friday pressed Bangladesh for transit rights to its landlocked northeastern states and assured that Dhaka has nothing to fear from this step as it ... Read more...

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Pilot census carried out in Abu Dhabi


June 11th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' Statistics Centre-Abu Dhabi (SCAD) has carried out a pilot census covering a select sample of the population in all regions of ... Read more...

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India monitoring Rana trial for ISI terror links (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Pakistani-born Tahawwur Rana, co-accused with David Headley for plotting the 2008 Mumbai carnage, is set to appear in a US court for a trial that ... Read more...

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India monitoring Rana trial in US


May 16th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India will be closely monitoring the trial in the US of Pakistani Tahawwur Rana, who is accused of planning with David Headley the 2008 Mumbai ... Read more...

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Rana trial may unmask Pakistan’s links to terrorists: US media


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) The trial of Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Hussain Rana for his role in the Mumbai terror attack starting in Chicago Monday could unmask Pakistan's links to ... Read more...

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ons in the region with a


April 29th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
ons in the region with a variety of senior government officials, the State Department said in a statement."In Kabul and Islamabad, Ambassador Grossman will meet with senior government officials, Parliamentarians, and representatives ... Read more...

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Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia trip


April 29th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Grossman to stress US commitment to Pak, Afghanistan during South Asia tripWashington, April 29(ANI): US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Marc Grossman will emphasise Washington's commitment to long-term partnerships with both ... Read more...

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Bangladesh banks on its Tigers to roar again


March 13th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) Ecstatic over its cricket team's surprise victory over England in the 2011 World Cup, co-host Bangladesh's media hopes its team makes it to the quarter finals ... Read more...

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Scientists find 13 new genes linked to heart diseases


March 7th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): An international team of scientists has has identified 13 new gene sites associated with the risk of coronary artery disease and validated 10 sites found in previous studies."We ... Read more...

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Free, fair elections still distant prospect in Egypt


February 9th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.9 (ANI): Free and fair elections in Egypt are still a distant prospect if democracy activists are to be believed.While millions of Egyptians have taken to the streets to clamor for ... Read more...

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Hugh Jackman Is Undergoing A Diet Worth 6000 Calories For The Upcoming Chapter Of His Movie, ‘Wolverine’


February 4th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 4, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Hollywood’s celebrity, Hugh Jackman, has divulged that he is abiding by a diet that involves massive calories in groundwork for the subsequent chapter ... Read more...

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US reportedly preparing for an Egypt without Mubarak


January 31st, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Jan 31 (ANI): In the wake of the current unrest in Egypt, the United States is reportedly preparing for an Egypt without President Hosni Mubarak, pushing the 82-year-old leader to ... Read more...

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Starbucks Corporation Launches Bigger Trenta Coffee Cups


January 18th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a good news for all the Starbucks coffee lovers as now they can enjoy more of it by spending few more pennies from their ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole parties with Playboy model Kayla Collins


December 16th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Footballer Ashley Cole was seen to be partying with the Playboy model Kayla Collins. They were spotted at the Christmas celebrations, which were held at the popular ... Read more...

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Ashley Cole cozies up to Playboy model Kayla Collins


December 16th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Chelsea footballer Ashley Cole and Playboy model Kayla Collins were spotted cozying up at a night club in London.The striker visited her management company's Christmas party at Funky ... Read more...

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Richard Holbrooke In Critical Condition After Heart Surgery


December 12th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama Administration's Special Representative Richard Holbrooke is in critical condition after his surgery, State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley said in his statement. The 69-year-old ... Read more...

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Shia militias helping Haqqani network evade US drone attacks, cross Pak-Afghan border


November 28th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 28 (ANI): Shia militias in Pakistan's tribal regions are helping the Al Qaeda-linked Haqqani network- one of the fiercest enemies of NATO- evade US drone attacks to cross safely ... Read more...

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CAG should criticise only in public interest: Karunanidhi


November 16th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Tuesday said the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) should exercise its power to criticise in the best possible manner and in public ... Read more...

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US economy adds 151,000 jobs in October


November 6th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.6 (ANI): The unemployment rate in the United States may not have fallen substantially in 2010, but a US Labor Department report has given President Barack Obama some cheer by ... Read more...

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Foreign Minister Krishna says growth of China and India complementary not competitive


November 1st, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New Delhi, Nov.1 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said here on Monday that the economic growth of China and India were complementary and not competitive.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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For first time since 2001, Taliban feels political power within its grasp again


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto/Kabul, Oct. 22 (ANI): Bolstered by summer success on the battlefield, the Taliban, for the first time since they were ousted from power by U.S.-led forces in October 2001, believes that ... Read more...

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Adhinayakudu To Mark Chiru’s Comeback


October 13th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Madhu of Leo Entertainments is well known for producing some of the biggest hits in the Telugu film industry. Madhu’s recent list of blockbusters include names ... Read more...

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