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Chhattisgarh to simplify caste certification process


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 22 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to set up a high-powered committee to suggest ways to simplify the caste certification procedure, administration sources said Wednesday.According to sources, ... Read more...

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Humphries’ ex-girlfriend abuses Kardashian


August 21st, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) NBA player Kris Humphries' ex-girlfriend has abused socialite Kim Kardashian, accusing her of being a cruel b**ch.Sinanaj sat for a deposition in New York because ... Read more...

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Four years later, Kosi flood victims fight for survival


August 20th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) Four years after Bihar's Kosi region was ravaged by floods, an ambitious programme to rebuild a new-look Kosi region with World Bank help is yet to ... Read more...

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US to unlock unspent infrastructure funds


August 18th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) The Obama administration moved Friday to boost construction jobs by making more than $470 million in unspent infrastructure funds available to state governments.The move to ... Read more...

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Minorities need solace, President on Assam violence


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherkee Tuesday said he was "pained" after witnessing the violence in Assam and added that minorities needed solace, understanding and protection from aggression."It ... Read more...

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New type of glass to prevent bird crashes


August 12th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A new type of glass inspired by spider web will prevent hundreds of thousands of birds crashing into car windows and dying every year.The high-tech product ... Read more...

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Britain to step up help for Syrian rebels: Hague


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the government has been helping Syrian rebels in a "practical and non-lethal way" and intends to step up such help.The ... Read more...

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‘Deport foreigners tending Goa bars sans work visas’


July 25th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Foreign nationals tending bars in Goa without work visas should be deported, a BJP legislator said Wednesday.Michael Lobo, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from ... Read more...

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Goa to spend Rs.36 crore to battle sea erosion


July 25th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) The Goa government will spend Rs.36 crore to save the popular Sinquerim-Baga beach stretch in north Goa from sea erosion.The beach stretch, located a short distance ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Keeping immigrant families together is critical: Michelle


July 17th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS/EFE) US first lady Michelle Obama has argued on television that a second term for President Barack Obama is vital for moving forward with comprehensive immigration ... Read more...

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US to remain engaged with Sri Lanka, says envoy


July 4th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) The US will remain engaged with Sri Lanka despite some differences of opinion on the political front, the US ambassador to Sri Lanka said here Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Chris Brown releases Don’t Wake Me Up video


June 13th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US artist Chris Brown has released his latest clip Don't Wake Me Up on YouTube on June 11. The video was released on Brown's YouTube Channel, ... Read more...

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Software turns grayscale images into realistic colours


June 11th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 11 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new software that can easily transform grayscale images into stunning yet realistic colours, utilising the vast amount of imagery available on ... Read more...

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Gossip comprises huge chunk of corporate emails: Study


June 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The average corporate email user sends 112 emails every day and one out of every seven of those messages can be called "gossip," says a new ... Read more...

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SC bars US vessel from anchoring at Gujarat port


May 14th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined permission, for now, to the erstwhile American oil tanker Exxon Valdez, now rechristened Oriental Nicety, to anchor at the Gujarat ... Read more...

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Prince Charles reading weather report goes viral


May 11th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Prince Charles read the weather report with a flourish while on a visit to BBC Scotland and joked: "Who the hell wrote this script?" The video ... Read more...

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NRI children: Abhigyan suffering from attachment disorder


April 27th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) The Bhattacharya family may have won the legal battle against the Norwegian authorities over Abhigyan and Aishwarya's custody but the young boy faces another challenge -- ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Laptops for Pakistani students, but what about textbooks


April 10th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 10 (IANS) Let them eat cake, French queen Marie Antoinette is presumed to have said when told that people did not have bread. Several centuries later, the anomaly ... Read more...

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1,000 yachts raided in Italy to nab tax cheats


April 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 4 (IANS/AKI) Italy's war on tax cheats moved to the sea where police ran checks on the owners of almost 1,000 yachts docked or sailing off of the ... Read more...

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Lokpal unworkable, will only pile up problems: Katju


March 28th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 27 (IANS) Press Council Chairman Justice Markandey Katju Tuesday came down heavily on the concept of Lokpal, calling it an "unworkable proposition".Speaking to reporters after the ... Read more...

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Akhilesh sworn in as UP chief minister (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Akhilesh Yadav was sworn in as the 33rd chief minister of India's most politically crucial state Uttar Pradesh Thursday.The 38-year-old, the youngest ... Read more...

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Spaniards rally against austerity measures


March 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 12 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people took part in fresh demonstrations throughout Spain Sunday to protest the government's new labour reforms.Protesters rallied in 60 Spanish cities against ... Read more...

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‘Invisible children’ 2012 campaign launched to bring Kony to justice


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Invisible Children," a non-profit organization, has launched an ambitious campaign to bring Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony to justice. Kony, who is the leader of the ... Read more...

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Iran’s parliamentary elections blow to enemies: Khamenei


March 1st, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Islamic Republic will be another blow to the country's enemies.... Read more...

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Bradley Manning arraigned


February 24th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) US Army Pvt. Bradley Manning declined to enter a plea at his arraignment Thursday on charges he leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.Manning ... Read more...

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‘Iran won’t give in to western pressure’


February 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (IANS) Iran has said it will not give in to any western pressure over its "peaceful" nuclear programme, Press TV reported.Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi made the ... Read more...

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World’s biggest offshore windfarm opens in Britain


February 10th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) The world's largest offshore windfarm opened off the coast of Cumbria in Britain Thursday.With 102 turbines and a total capacity of 367.2 MW, the windfarm could ... Read more...

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French tourist killed in Egypt


January 29th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 29 (IANS) A 42-year-old French tourist was killed by robbers at a currency exchange shop in the Egyptian Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Xinhua reported.The masked gunmen ... Read more...

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Bihar celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 26 (IANS) Ignoring Maoist threats, hundreds of thousands across Bihar celebrated India's 63rd Republic Day Thursday.Governor Devanand Kunwar hoisted the tricolour at an impressive march past here.The governor ... Read more...

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Radhasoami members flock to Agra


January 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 25 (IANS) Braving the winter chill, hundreds of thousands of followers of the Radhasoami sect began a two-day meeting Wednesday in this Taj Mahal city of Agra, witnesses ... Read more...

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Imran a rising star in Pakistani politics: Daily (With image)


December 26th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 26 (IANS) The big turn out at Imran Khan's rally in Karachi has cemented his status as a rising star in Pakistani politics and made his party a ... Read more...

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‘One Day’ - Witty, funny, nostalgic


December 24th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "One Day"; Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Patricia Clarkson; Directed by Lone Scherfig; Rating: ***What is one day amidst the march of hundreds of thousands of days in ... Read more...

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Russia has five mn drug users: Official


December 20th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has about five million drug users, said the country's drug controls chief."We have about five million drug users," Viktor Ivanov, head of Russia's federal ... Read more...

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Britain plans to keep its unemployed youth busy


November 25th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) The British governmentplans to create hundreds of thousands of new employment opportunities for youngsters through a one billion pound scheme which will see up to half ... Read more...

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Nitish against FDI in retail


November 25th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 25 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday came out against the central government decision to allow 51 percent FDI in multi-brand retail."I am totally opposed to FDI ... Read more...

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