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Taj sparkles in rain, Agra totters (Letter from Agra)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Is this really a World Heritage city? This was the question most tourists were asking after a massive downpour left the Taj city in shambles, exposing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Ferrari Ki Sawaari’ my turning point: Sharman Joshi


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Sharman Joshi has received heaps of praises for his performance in the latest release "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", and he strongly believes it will be a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ayushmann in talks for ‘Tere Bin Laden’ sequel


May 29th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Veejay-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has won heaps of praises for his debut film "Vicky Donor", may soon sign a sequel to "Tere Bin Laden"."Ayushmann ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bhojpuri songs to spread awareness about kala azar


May 9th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 9 (IANS) Bhojpuri folk songs that have been entertaining people in Bihar for years will now be used to spread awareness about the kala azar disease, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hopes recede of finding survivors in collapsed Punjab factory (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 18 (IANS) Hopes of finding more survivors in the collapsed four-storeyed blanket manufacturing factory in Jalandhar began to recede Wednesday evening though a teenaged boy was pulled out ... Read more...

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Worker rescued 55 hours after Jalandhar factory collapse


April 18th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 18 (IANS) A teenage boy was pulled out from the debris of the collapsed blanket factory here Wednesday, nearly 55 hours after the four-storey building had been flattened, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bihar to involve youths to fight kala azar


April 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Bihar has decided to involve village youths to help fight kala azar, a disease transmitted by the sand fly that killed over 70 people last year."The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sheep dog course for stressed executives is a hit


March 16th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) City executives often complain about being stressed of work. There are a lot of ways that one can de-stress but one shepherd has come out with a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Big B praises ‘Paan Singh Tomar’, calls it true biopic


March 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Director Tigmanshu Dhulia and actor Irrfan Khan have receive heaps of praise from Amitabh Bachchan for their film "Paan Singh Tomar". The megastar describes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fish deaths in Yamuna shock pilgrims


January 15th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) Scores of devotees who had gone to worship river Yamuna here early Saturday morning were shocked at the sight of thousands of dead fish near the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

The Hoff crab named after David Hasselhoff


January 4th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) UK scientists have named a new crab specie The Hoff crab because of its hairy chest. This is the first time that the specie has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Kick’ not postponed: Shirish Kunder (Movie Snippets)


December 29th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder has rubbished rumours that shooting of his new film "Kick" has been postponed."All rumours about 'Kick' being postponed etc is bullshit. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Glass of death at Rs.10!


December 15th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Diamond Harbour (West Bengal), Dec 15 (IANS) A glass of liquor for just Rs.10! The allure of extremely cheap country liquor after a hard day's toil was too much to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

20 months on, Stephen Court remains a black hole


December 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) At Stephen Court, little has changed since a blaze in March last year killed 43 people and gutted parts of the British era building on the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Day after Diwali, garbage up by 1,000 tonnes: MCD


October 27th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Torn gift wrappers, heaps of burnt out firecrackers, empty sweet boxes --- the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Thursday said the waste generated in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FC Barcelona coach heaps praise on his players


October 22nd, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) A proud FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola feels the club has an "unrepeatable" generation of players right now.Barcelona have won three league titles and two Champions ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Iron ore export from Goa to dip next fiscal: Exporters body


October 4th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 4 (IANS) Iron ore exports from Goa are expected to dip this financial year as the Goa government has issued stringent regulatory methods in the wake of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scenic water body near Gwalior cries for upkeep (Letter from Gwalior)


August 31st, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gwalior, Aug 31 (IANS) A vast fresh water body close to Gwalior, very rich in bird life, is getting slowly choked thanks to man.A stone plaque says the Tigara reservoir ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

On a rain soaked night at Ramlila Maidan


August 24th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) When Delhi sleeps, the Ramlila Maidan remains awake.The sloganeering does not end, except sporadically, although the fasting 74-year-old Anna Hazare is sleeping only around 100 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amarnath pilgrimage resumes, 20,000 head for shrine (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 4 (IANS) As the Amarnath pilgrimage resumed Monday after being halted for a day due to bad weather, around 20,000 pilgrims were allowed to move to the cave ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chandigarh listing heritage to prevent smuggling


June 28th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) Heritage items dumped in dusty cobwebbed heaps in government offices in this union territory are now being carefully cleaned, numbered and restored. The reason: the administration ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ganguly disagrees with Ranatunga, bats for IPL


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) Refuting former Sri Lankan skipper Arjuna Ranatunga's comment that the Indian Premier League (IPL) was a "monster", former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday said T20 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Agra prays for Yamuna floods to wash away garbage


May 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 24 (IANS) "Flood again, Yamuna maiyya, (Mother Yamuna) and wash away all the garbage." That was the special prayer hundreds of men, women and children gathered at the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sachin Pilot visits jailed Bhatta-Parsaul villagers


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dasna (Uttar Pradesh), May 22 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot Sunday visited villagers from Uttar Pradesh's Bhatta-Parsaul village languishing in a local ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Uneasy quiet at Bhatta-Parsaul village


May 17th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhatta-Parsaul (Uttar Pradesh), May 17 (IANS) Like the centre of the proverbial storm, an eerie calm has settled in this village where all men between 15 to 40 have ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Where are Greater Noida’s ‘missing’ villagers, asks BJP


May 17th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) A day after Congress MP Rahul Gandhi claimed that the Uttar Pradesh government had killed people in Greater Noida's Bhatta Parsaul village to quell the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rahul takes Greater Noida villagers to meet PM; says women were raped (Roundup)


May 17th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) Taking the battle against the Mayawati government a step further, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday took a team of farmers from Bhatta-Parsol village ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

I submit to capable directors, otherwise I fight: Nana Patekar (Interview)


May 13th, 2011 - 9:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) From villain to comedian, from deaf and dumb to schizophrenic - in the last 40 years Nana Patekar has fiery performances in multiple avatars. But the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Need judicial inquiry for atrocities on farmers: Digvijay Singh


May 12th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Congress leader Digvijay Singh Thursday demanded a judicial inquiry into "atrocities" on farmers demanding higher compensation for their land that has been taken for ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fire breaks out in plastic factory in Faridabad


April 16th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Faridabad, Apr 16 (ANI): A major fire broke out at a plastic manufacturing unit Bright Brothers Limited in Faridabad on Saturday.The incident took place at around 5.30 a.m.The fire spread quickly across ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pind Daan venue, River Falgu in Gaya polluted


December 4th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap SinghGaya (Bihar), Dec.4 (ANI): Tourists and residents in Bihar's Gaya district complained of lack of cleanliness around the holy River Falgu.Tourists come to 'Vishnupad' Mandir to give Pind-Daan to ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Kohli strikes century, India all out for 276


November 28th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 28 (IANS) Virat Kohli smashed a century as India were bowled out for 276 in the first One-day International against New Zealand at the Nehru Stadium here Sunday.Kohli scored ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kaspro warns England about Gabba ahead of Ashes Test


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.19 (ANI): Former Australian and Queensland fast bowler Michael Kasprowicz has warned England that they can expect some surprises when they take on Australia in the first Ashes Test at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Strauss, Pietersen on top of Bollinger’s Ashes wicket-taking hit list


November 17th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 17 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Doug Bollinger has put England captain Andrew Strauss and middle order batsman Kevin Pietersen on the top of his Ashes wicket-taking hit list.The left-arm pacer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Roy Anthony Heaps’ family feud disrupts flight


October 27th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 44-year-old British man has been arrested by the Canadian police after causing a UK bound plane from Florida to make an emergency stop in Canada.The man, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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