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IIT to help prepare Delhi’s drainage master plan


June 25th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi (IIT) will work with the Delhi government to prepare the Master Plan of Drainage for the capital."We ... Read more...

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Defence ministry to relax century-old land laws


May 28th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Conceding to public demand, India's defence ministry has begun amending century-old laws of the British era to accommodate the needs of present times when civilian ... Read more...

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‘Quarter of Delhi slum dwellers drink impure water’


March 21st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Around a quarter of families living in slums across the national capital are drinking contaminated water, according to a survey released Wednesday. The survey was ... Read more...

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Animals build giant web to survive the Australian flood


March 8th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the recent floods that have devastated the Wagga Wagga region of Australia, some creatures have come to the realization that only teamwork can ... Read more...

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UK shop worker comes face to face with a venomous spider


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Asda worker was given the scare of her life when she came face to face with a venomous spider. The worker found the animal crawling on ... Read more...

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Shortage of armed forces firing ranges: Antony


December 12th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The Indian armed forces face a shortage of field firing ranges (FFR) to practice the use of weapons with the number dwindling from 104 to ... Read more...

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Let CBI chief probe Sohrabuddin killing, apex court told


December 7th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Wednesday that the CBI chief should be made personally accountable to it for taking the probe into the 2005 Sohrabuddin ... Read more...

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English forcing Kannada schools to shut shop


November 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 9 (IANS) Karnataka, an attractive destination for engineering and medical education, is caught in a piquant situation -- dwindling student strength in Kannada-medium schools.Kannada is the mother ... Read more...

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Bihar allowed to construct rural roads under central scheme


September 16th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh has allowed road projects worth Rs.935 crore to be undertaken by state government agencies in Bihar, which has been ... Read more...

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M logo (McDonalds) mystery on Carla Lane island chapel


August 17th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Carla Land Island, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boat operators in North Wales found a giant McDonald’s sign on top of an abandoned church on an uninhabited island. The island belongs to animal ... Read more...

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Indian student leader gets Australian award


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 2 (IANS) The leader of the association of Indian-origin students in Australia who protested attacks against Indians in Melbourne has been given the 2011 Young Victorian of the ... Read more...

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Progress on Right to Education discouraging, not hopeless: CRY


March 29th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Nearly a year after the ambitious Right to Education (RTE) was enacted, it faces numerous challenges such as high dropout rates, lack of schools and ... Read more...

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Breather for government in apex court this week


February 20th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) As the government, hounded by allegations related to scams, prepares for the budget session of parliament starting Monday, it can look forward to a breather in ... Read more...

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Stop blaming states, CPI-M tells Chidambaram


April 7th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday flayed Home Minister P. Chidambaram for criticising state governments over Maoist violence and said the central government was to ... Read more...

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Great Barrier Reef Oil Spill Threatens Marine Life


April 6th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Queensland, Australia, Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Maritime Safety Queensland is trying all possible measures to save Australia's Great Barrier Reef and its marine habitation, which is under threat due ... Read more...

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India convey Sri Lanka its willingness to open consulate in Jafna


March 8th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 8 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has conveyed to Sri Lankan Pesident Mahinda Rajpaksa about India's willingness to open the Consulate General Mission at Jafna.She expressed India's view during ... Read more...

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on cleanliness drive in Kolkata


February 12th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, spiritual leader and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, led a cleanliness drive at the Lily Pool area at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium ... Read more...

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Discovery of lost Amazon complex hints at previously unknown ancient society


January 5th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 5 (ANI): A new study, which took into account satellite images of the upper Amazon Basin, has revealed hundreds of circles, squares, and other geometric shapes once hidden by ... Read more...

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Migratory birds arrives in India in search of food


December 28th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by ANI
Gwalior, Dec 28 (ANI): With the onset of winter season, exotic migratory birds from Pacific and South-East Asian countries come to India in large numbers in search of food and shelter.Forest officer ... Read more...

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We want to go to school, say Karnataka’s poor child workers


November 27th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) I don't want to work in agricultural fields and graze cows anymore. I want to go to school like other children, cried Nagaveni, a 13-year-old girl who had ... Read more...

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Amend Right to Education Act: NGO


November 7th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Starting this Children's Day Nov 14, child rights NGO CRY will start a nationwide campaign asking the government to amend the Right to Education Act 2009. Listing out ... Read more...

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Increased water level destroying houses along Tehri Dam


October 31st, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Uttarkashi, Oct. 31 (ANI): Due to an increase in the water level of the Tehri dam, cracks have erupted in many houses, while dozens have already submerged in water in Chinauli district ... Read more...

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4,000-year-old arrowhead found in Irish site


September 17th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dublin, September 17 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a 4,000-year-old arrowhead in the Burren, in Ireland, which is evidence of what could be the oldest habitation site in the region.According to a report ... Read more...

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Buzz Aldrin calls for human settlement on Mars


July 4th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): The NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin has said that humans should create a settlement on Mars to provide much-needed objectives to the younger generation.Aldrin, the second man to set ... Read more...

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Andhra to supply mineral water to villages, introduce contract farming


June 26th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 26 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government plans to supply bottled mineral water to all its villages and introduce contract farming for better returns to farmers. Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy Friday ... Read more...

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After military victory, Sri Lanka promises political solution (Lead)


May 21st, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo/New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) After decimating the Tamil Tigers, Sri Lanka assured India Thursday that it was committed to a political solution to overcome long-standing Tamil grievances in the country. President Mahinda ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi archaeologists discover clay seal with ancient inscriptions


April 19th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Apr. 19 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered a part of a clay seal with ancient inscriptions at Paharpur Buddhist Monastery site in the northern district of Naogaon.The five-member team also found some ... Read more...

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Scheme to improve middle school education in India approved


January 2nd, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 2 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) today approved the implementation of a centrally sponsored scheme to universalise access to and improve quality of education at ... Read more...

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Respecting forest dwellers” rights can lead to reduced deforestation


October 19th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 19 (ANI): A new report has determined that setting up legal rights for forest-dwelling peoples costs little, and can make a big difference to efforts aimed at reducing deforestation. ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh ranks a poor 30 in educational development


August 14th, 2008 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh, one of India's largest states, ranks 30th in the educational development index (EDI) calculated for 35 Indian states and union territories. This is stated in the ... Read more...

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Assam flood scene continues to be grim


July 8th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, July 8 (ANI): The flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim today, even as the Central Water Commission has warned of the rising water level in the Brahmaputra in ... Read more...

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Molten rock erupts near Indore


April 16th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by admin
Sendhwa (Madhya Pradesh), Apr 16 (ANI): Small quantities of molten rock erupted near a habitation at Sendhwa near Indore, leaving neighbourhoods awestruck. Locals said the eruption began with a small explosion on ... Read more...

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Ancient period structure, artefacts discovered in Bangladesh


March 23rd, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Archaeologists in Bangladesh have found an ancient brick-built structure with floor and artefacts under the basement of the main temple at the World Heritage site Paharpur in Dinajpur. ... Read more...

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Most adults want to be ‘married with kids’ not ’single and ready to mingle’


November 14th, 2007 - 8:33 am ICT by admin
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Most Earth-like planet fit for habitation, but neighbour might be


November 14th, 2007 - 8:24 am ICT by admin
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