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Delhi government to ban plastic bags


September 11th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to impose a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and usage of plastic bags in the capital."Any kind of plastic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Newspaper hawker hacked to death by neighbour


August 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 18 (IANS) A newspaper hawker was hacked to death by his neighbour who also grievously injured the hawker's wife who tried to save her husband.Police said the deceased, ... Read more...

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Hawkers should not be evicted: Mahasweta Devi


May 16th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) With the West Bengal government deciding to issue permits to Kolkata's hawkers without earmarking any permanent hawking zone, Magsaysay awardee Mahasweta Devi Tuesday said the hawkers ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host aviation expo


February 4th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 4 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will host an international aviation exhibition March 6-8 in Abu Dhabi, it was announced Saturday.It will be the region's first aviation expo, organiser ... Read more...

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Sip of death leaves families bereft of hope


December 15th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Diamond Harbour (West Bengal), Dec 15 (IANS) Sisters mourn their brothers, the old and infirm grieve inconsolably for their sons who used to earn for the family, and new widows ... Read more...

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Juvenile strangled over cup of tea


September 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A juvenile hawker was strangled to death by a young tea vendor following a quarrel over a cup of tea in east Delhi, police said ... Read more...

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Tourist fined for buying fake Prada bag


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Jesolo (Italy), Aug 22 (IANS/AKI) An Austrian tourist was fined 200 euros for buying a fake Prada handbag from a hawker in Jesolo near the northern lagoon city of Venice.Police ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court directs government to re-admit failed student


July 26th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Delhi government to re-admit a girl student of a government school who had flunked her Class 12 examination.Justice ... Read more...

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Mamata’s Sunday ‘darbar’ becomes popular


June 19th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Sumona Mondal, 25, has both legs paralysed after a road accident. Having lost al hope of standing on her feet again, the change of regime ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Big time cricket returns to Kotla


February 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma Feb 24, New Delhi (IANS) As the sun set and the floodlights at the historic Ferozeshah Kotla were turned on, more spectators trickled into the stadium for the South ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

This Se(h)wag does not wield the willow (World Cup Diary)


February 24th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Almost the first person journalists bumped into Thursday as they entered the Ferozeshah Kotla stadium was Virender Sewag. And no, it's not Delhi's favourite cricketer but ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tyrone Burton Handcuffed But Released


February 4th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tyrone Burton, the popular actor, who claimed his fame after acting in "That's So Raven" and "Parent Hood", was handcuffed by the police on Thursday, February ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hospital to treat 18-year-old heart patient for free


January 18th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The G.B. Pant Hospital Tuesday assured the Delhi High Court that it would provide free treatment to an 18-year-old boy who sought a direction to the hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

At 12, he is newspaper editor, reporter and publisher (with Image)


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Allahabad, Jan 2 (IANS) He is all of 12 years but Utkarsh Tripathi painstakingly brings out a handwritten newspaper every week to spread awareness among his peers on issues like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s first synthetic jet fuel launched


September 27th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) A petrochemical company in South Africa has launched a first-of-its-kind synthetic jet fuel and claims to have flown the world's maiden commercial passenger flight powered solely by it. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New classification criteria of rheumatoid arthritis to allow early diagnosis


August 11th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): The American College of Rheumatology have announced a new classification criteria for rheumatoid arthritis, which will allow for early detection of the disease, before joints get damaged.Rheumatoid arthritis ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wholesale vegetable market observes daylong strike in Delhi


August 5th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): Traders and distributors in India's largest wholesale vegetable and fruit market, the Azadpur Mandi, observed a daylong strike on Thursday here.The strike came in the wake ... Read more...

Posted in National |

63 years after death, Indian migrant’s ashes reach home


July 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) More than six decades after his death, ashes of Pooran Singh, who had migrated from Punjab to Australia in 1899 and died there in 1947, were Friday immersed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kapil Dev to fulfil Indian immigrant’s last wish


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev has volunteered to fulfil the last wishes of an Indian immigrant to Australia who died 63 years ago and receive his ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev offers to bring back Indian immigrant’s ashes from Australia


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 3 (ANI): Former Indian Test cricketer Kapil Dev has offered to go to Australia to bring back the ashes of an Indian immigrant who died in that country 63 years ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Poll predicts Gillard will take Labor to victory in early election


June 26th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, June 26 (ANI): A poll taken in the aftermath of Kevin Rudd's dismissal, predicts that Julia Gillard will take Labor to victory in an early election with a stunning return ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Srinagar hawkers making brisk business during summers


June 11th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 11 (ANI): With tourists thronging Srinagar in large numbers, the hawkers selling warm clothes here are making brisk business.The chilly weather in Kashmir valley, a complete contrast to the heat ... Read more...

Posted in National |

High demand for umbrellas in Jammu and Kashmir


May 31st, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 31 (ANI): The incessant rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir has come as a blessing in disguise for the umbrella sellers, as their business has witnessed a surge in the demand ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Identity crisis for Indian with Chinese name


March 14th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 14 (IANS) Malaysian Indian hawker Philip Choong Kim Hoong has a Chinese name that is getting him nowhere as officials insist that information on his birth certificate is false. Adopted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Specially-abled women walk the ramp in Bhubaneswar


March 11th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Mar 11 (ANI): Specially-abled women walked the ramp at a fashion show organised here on Wednesday.Dressed in colourful ghagra-choli, specially-abled women walked the ramp and were visibly excited with the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Powerful explosive device detected at Howrah station (Lead)


February 11th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Alert railway hawkers prevented a tragedy at the Howrah station Thursday when they alerted police about an unattended bag with wires protruding lying on a platform. Police after ... Read more...

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Gas cylinder explosion in Pune injures 24 persons, mostly children


January 26th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Jan.26 (ANI): At least 22 children and two adults were injured when a gas cylinder, used to fill balloons, exploded here on Tuesday.The incident occurred in the densely populated neighbourhood of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Twin-engine trainer aircraft for Punjab


January 26th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Giving a boost to flying, the Punjab civil aviation department has been allotted a twin-engine trainer aircraft, Beech Hawker Baron G58, by the Aero Club of India, New ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Migrant labourer shot dead in Manipur


December 27th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 27 (ANI): A migrant labourer was shot dead by suspected militants here on Saturday.Ten days ago, two migrant laboureres were also killed in a similar manner.Madan, who worked as a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Migrants to North East fear militant threat


December 25th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 25 (ANI) : The migration of people in search of better opportunities has been an age long tradition. But in Manipur migrants fear being targeted by militants.Recently, three migrants were ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Migrant labourer shot dead in Manipur


December 16th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Dec 16 (ANI): A migrant labourer was shot dead by unidentified gunmen here on Tuesday.Twenty-eight-year-old Deepak Kumar Shahu was shot dead at Pangei Haotan, four kilometres away from Heingang Police ... Read more...

Posted in National |

One dead, two injured in Agra market shootout (Lead)


December 14th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 14 (IANS) Armed men opened fire in a jeweller's shop in Agra's Shah Ganj area, killing one person and injuring two others, police said Monday. Shail Kundra, a shopkeeper, and Ramesh ... Read more...

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One dead in Agra market shootout


December 14th, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 14 (IANS) One person was killed and two injured when gunmen stormed into a jeweller's shop in Agra's crowded Shah Ganj market, police said Monday. Shail Kundra, a shopkeeper, and Ramesh ... Read more...

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25-year-old man beaten to death in Delhi


November 16th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of men in Tilak Nagar in West Delhi Sunday after an argument over a stolen cycle rickshaw, ... Read more...

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Five killed in private jet crash near Minsk


October 27th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Oct 27 (RIA Novosti) No survivors were found at the crash site of a Russian business jet carrying at least five people near the Minsk airport, an official in Belarus said ... Read more...

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