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Special anti-terror Act extended in Tripura


September 8th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 8 (IANS) The Tripura government has extended for another six months the operation of a stringent law that gives sweeping powers to para-military troopers deployed in disturbed areas ... Read more...

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Shutdowns the bane of Kerala: CM


September 7th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvnanthapuram, Sep 7 (IANS) If you ask Chief Minister Oommen Chandy what the single-biggest deterrent to Kerala's progress is, pat comes his reply: "The calling of hartals (shutdowns) at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangalore administration urged to involve people


September 5th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 5 (IANS) With Bangalore's garbage mess adding to its many woes, the city's civic administration and the Karnataka government were Wednesday urged by a trade body to involve ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dawn French wanted by ITV for more shows


July 27th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ITV are chasing after Dawn French so that she can do more shows for them after she proved successful in her past show with them. They want ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

German major Cronos acquires Kerala IT firm


June 5th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 5 (IANS) German-based Cronos Group, the largest privately held consulting company for utilities in Germany, has acquired 100 per cent shares of IT firm AES."The deal has been ... Read more...

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Maoism continues to be major problem: PM


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday described Maoism as continuing to be "a major problem" and sought cooperation from the states in tackling the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Turkmenistan gas pipeline transit fee finalised: Minister


April 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India said Thursday it has almost finalised the transit fee with Afghanistan and Pakistan for import of gas from Turkmenistan through a pipeline that will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Don’t dump debris on Hindon river bed: Tribunal


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 22 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal has banned the dumping of debris and waste material on the Hindon river bed resulting in hindrance to the natural flow of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Despite talent, music bands struggle to find space


February 14th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) They met on Facebook and formed the five-member metal band Scythus but soon faced the same problems as other similar groups -- mismanagement, ... Read more...

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London poet to make his acting debut in Tagore’s play


February 10th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) London-born poet and translator William Radice, who has transliterated several literary works of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, is making his acting debut in 'Raja', a play ... Read more...

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Why can’t celebrities have fun, asks Shahid


January 25th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor wonders why people are more stringent about parties involving celebrities, and says like all young people even celebs like to party.Recently, a ... Read more...

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Australian Q4 consumer price index unchanged


January 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 25 (IANS) Australia's consumer price index (CPI) was unchanged in the December quarter 2011, compared with a rise of 0.6 percent in the September quarter, the Australian Bureau ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Butler shoots even after on-set accident


January 8th, 2012 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler who got hurt on the sets of "Of Men And Mavericks" did not let the accident act as a hindrance during the shooting.Butler ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When Mamata turned chief manager in face of tragedy


December 10th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) A chief minister sitting under a tree or on a cheap plastic chair outside a hospital morgue for hours helping grieving relatives cope with a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tiny lane delayed fire fighting operation


December 10th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) The tiny lane leading to the AMRI Hospital annexe building proved a major hindrance in the firefighting operation as the fire tenders found it difficult to ... Read more...

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Mamata takes charge


December 10th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) From supervising rescue work to consoling the grieving, from taking administrative action against the guilty to assisting the officials in completing procedural formalities, West Bengal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan to make Osama inquiry report public


December 9th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) The inquiry report into the killing of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US special forces in his Pakistani hideout will be made public, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cop facing probe into farmer deaths injures himself


November 7th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) A Mumbai deputy commissioner of police - embroiled in the controversy over the death of three protesting farmers in Pune in police firing - Monday suffered ... Read more...

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Aki Narula partners with vodka brand to support cause


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Indian designer Aki Narula has collaborated with Belvedere vodka to launch the product in India and the proceeds from the sales will go to the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘US ambassador recants sex tourists remark’


October 9th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 9 (IANS) The government said Sunday that a statement by US Ambassador Harry Thomas on sex tourists coming to the Philippines, which he later recanted, would not hurt ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Judging the judiciary: 32 million pending cases clog up courts


September 25th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A few days from now, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government will complete two years of a promise that it gave with great fanfare in ... Read more...

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Political influence hindered my work: former Bengal Lokayukta (Interview)


September 16th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal's first and only Lokayukta Samaresh Bandopadhyay, who demitted office in 2009, feels an ombudsman alone can check corruption by acting as the "watchdog" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Serena Williams in a fix after her US Open final antics


September 12th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 13-time Grand Slam Champion Serena Williams risks fines from the U.S. Tennis Association and the International Tennis Federation following her behavior on the court during the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samantha Stosur upsets Serena to win US Open


September 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Australia's Samantha Stosur beat Serena Williams to win the US Open Championship and her first Grand Slam tennis title Sunday.The 27-year-old Stosur become the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

States can have own land laws: Jairam


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) Asserting that the new land acquisition bill will be introduced in parliament next week, union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday said the states will ... Read more...

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Ruia asked to submit Dunlop revival plan


August 1st, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) The West Bengal government Monday asked Ruia Group chairman Pawan Kumar Ruia to submit within seven days a detailed revival plan on re-opening the Sahagunj unit ... Read more...

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Mountaineers conquer ‘the devil’s red wall’


July 30th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A strenuous ascent of around 15 days and gashes due to falling rocks could not deter nine mountaineers to successfully scale Mount Thalay Sagar, which ... Read more...

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Even one person shouldn’t die in a rail accident: Trivedi (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi, who took over as railway minister Tuesday, within a week of two train accidents over a hundred people, said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Acting to continue, says Kerala minister


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 22 (IANS) Film actor-turned-politician and Kerala Forest Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar said Sunday that being in office will not be a hindrance to his acting career."One can term ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air India to join Star Alliance by July


May 20th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) National carrier Air India Thursday said its induction process into global airline association Star Alliance would be achieved in July."The company has already complied with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gujarat alleges injustice in fertiliser allocation


May 18th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 17 (IANS) Gujarat Tuesday alleged injustice in the allocation of DAP fertiliser, saying the central government has given it far less than its requirement.Agriculture Minister Dileep Sanghani urged ... Read more...

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Scouts stranded on camping trip rescued


May 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Little Rock, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) And the boys are home! The six stranded boy scouts were finally rescued from the Albert Pike camping area in a national forest in Arkansas, and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jayalalithaa calls for UN intervention against Lanka president for alleged war crimes


April 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr. 27 (ANI): All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday asked the UPA Government to move the UN against Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for "war ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Britain to allow those who know Indian languages to be jury


April 26th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) The inability to understand, read or write English language would no longer be a hindrance to serve as a British jury member deciding immigration cases. People ... Read more...

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Qaeda to target UK-bound flights with undetectable chemical explosives from Pakistan


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 23(ANI): Al Qaeda is planning to target UK-bound flights taking off from Pakistani airports, using undetectable chemical explosives available in liquid form, according to a report.An intelligence agency has reported ... Read more...

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