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Brilliant Pujara carries India A to an exciting victory


June 6th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) A superb unbeaten 96 by skipper Cheteshwar Pujara has carried India A to an exciting two-wicket victory over West Indies A on a tense final day ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Petrol price rise: Shops shut across Himachal


May 31st, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 31 (IANS) Shops and commercial establishments were closed across Himachal Pradesh Thursday morning as activists of the ruling BJP and the CPI-M protested the hike in petrol ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Suspended Congress MPs hold protest


April 25th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Congress MPs from Telangana who were suspended from the Lok Sabha Tuesday staged a protest against the decision at the parliament complex here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Parliament takes a break till April 24 (Second Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were Friday adjourned till April 24 for the customary break in the budget session.While the Lok Sabha ended with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lawyers’ strike affects life in Jammu (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 20 (IANS) Normal life was affected in parts of this city Tuesday as the Bar Association of Jammu called a strike to demand the rollback of the Jammu ... Read more...

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Farmers’ issues rock Maharashtra assembly


December 12th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 12 (IANS) A belligerent opposition disrupted proceedings in the Maharashtra assembly Monday, leading to three adjournments in the first half of the day.Uproarious scenes were witnessed when Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Support for Hazare grows across Rajasthan


August 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Support for social activist Anna Hazare's stir for a more inclusive anti-graft law is growing across Rajasthan, with protests rallies across the state and a half-day ... Read more...

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Day ahead of monetary policy review, Sensex closes 149 points up (Roundup)


July 25th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) A day ahead of the quarterly monetary policy review, a benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed 149 points higher Monday, breaking off from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Shekhar Kapur’s ‘Paani’ to focus on water wars


July 10th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will begin shooting his new mega production "Paani" (Water) in November."I will begin shooting in November. The movie is about water wars ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

3rd BRICS summit begins in China’s Sanya


April 14th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Sanya (China), April 14 (IANS) China plays host Thursday to the 3rd BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) summit as leaders of the five emerging economies are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Celebrations erupt in Mumbai


March 31st, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Mumbai exploded in fireworks, youngsters trooped into the streets carrying the tri-colour and people danced in joy as India made it to the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Mumbai erupts in celebrations, awaits manic Saturday (Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Mumbai exploded in fireworks, youngsters trooped into the streets carrying the tricolour and people danced in joy as India made it to the cricket World Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sensex soars 465 points, IT stocks help with late surge (Roundup)


March 25th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Helped by surging IT stocks in the later half of the day, a benchmark index for Indian equities Friday closed 465 points higher than its ... Read more...

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Four weeks to end probe against Mumbai Congress chief: court


March 4th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday set a four-week deadline for investigating agencies to complete their probe against Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh, whose name has been ... Read more...

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Traders book profits after initial euphoria over budget (Roundup)


February 28th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Traders at Indian equities markets Monday booked profits, taking advantage of a sharp spike in stocks, which rose smartly after Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sensex 205 points up, uptrend credited to budget (Roundup)


February 17th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Thursday closed 205 points higher as buying picked up in the later half of the day. The 30-scrip sensitive index ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sensex closes 193 points up (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Thursday closed 193 points higher as buying picked up in the later half of the day.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chicago Blizzard Leaves City In Mayhem


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The massive snow storm that lashed Chicago and adjacent areas yesterday left the residents struggling without electricity in some parts of the city and made a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sensex closes lacklustre day 114 points down (Roundup)


January 19th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) A benchmark index for an Indian equities market Wednesday edged lower, closing 114 points lower on a largely lacklustre trading day as investors chose to sell towards ... Read more...

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Kate Gosselin – What Price Does Kate Gosselin’s Kids Have To Pay For Her Divorce?


November 27th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kate Gosselin has finally spilled the beans about her kids’ expulsion from school.In a recent interview with ET, Gosselin admitted that both her kids- Collin and Alexis Gosselin- were expelled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sensex closes 1.9 percent higher (Second Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 1.9 percent higher Monday as buying picked up in the second half of the day.The 30-share sensitive index ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India Vs New Zealand First Test: Virender Sehwag Steals The Show


November 4th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Virender Sehwag produced another magical innings against New Zealand in the first test between the two sides to give India an almost unassailable advantage on Day ... Read more...

Posted in National, Sports |

Mohali Test: Zaheer leads Indian fight back to leave Oz reeling at 224/5 on Day One


October 1st, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Mohali, Oct 1 (ANI): Opening batsman Shane Watson slammed an unbeaten 101 against India to take Australia to 224/5 at the close of Day One of the first Test being played ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Smog leaving Moscow


August 15th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The smog from wildfires in Russia started leaving Moscow Sunday evening and is unlikely to return early next week, an environmental expert said. "From the second half of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sarah Palin Asks “Peaceful Muslims” To “Refudiate”


July 19th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, July 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Where there is Sarah Palin there is a controversy and this time she does it through the medium of social networking. She has sent her ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Harry Potter Theme Park At Orlando Witnessing Record Crowd


July 11th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Harry Potter Park at Universal Orlando has turned out to be a heavy crowd puller so much so that the park authorities are asking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Himmat, Muniyappa share lead in PGTI championship


June 24th, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Pune, June 23 (IANS) Himmat Singh Rai of Delhi and Bangalore's C. Muniyappa shot scores of three under 68 to share the lead on day two of the Aircel PGTI Players Championship ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Graeme McDowell Hits Two Birdies, Tiger Woods Moves To The Third Stand


June 20th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Pebble Beach, June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say the morning shows the day. If there is any amount of truth in the statement then a fine instance would be Graeme ... Read more...

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Stock Markets Witness Crude Benchmark Settle Down At $77


May 7th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, May 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Stock markets witnessed a heavy session of chaos on Thursday which had the crude oil benchmark falling down steep by $2.86 only to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kiwis fighting to save Wellington Test against Australians


March 20th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.20 (ANI): Replying to Australia's imposing total of 459 for five declared, New Zealand were precariously placed at 108 for the loss of four wickets on the second day of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government faces Opposition heat on price rise


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 3 (ANI): Both houses of parliament could not transact any business in the first half of the day, as the opposition members raised an uproar over the price ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New Zealand win second ODI, series against Bangladesh


February 8th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Dunedin (New Zealand), Feb.8 (ANI): New Zealand beat Bangladesh in the second one-day international at the University Oval here by five wickets, thanks to a blistering knock of 78 by middle-order ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Traffic diversion at India Gate leaves commuters stranded


February 7th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) 'Avoid this route between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. today', read a banner near the India Gate Sunday. Though aimed at making the Delhi commuters aware of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haiti After The Quake


January 17th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Haiti, Jan 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The catastrophic earthquake at Haiti of magnitude 7.0 has shaken the nation. The devastating earthquake took away thousands of lives rendering so many people homeless. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Five-day ‘business only’ rider at trade fair upsets vendors (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The decision to earmark the first five days of the India International Trade Fair exclusively for business visitors has left small vendors from many countries disappointed as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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