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Hamid Ansari releases Shashi Tharoor’s new book


July 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Vice President Hamid Ansari Wednesday released a book on India's foreign affairs, "Pax Indica: India and the World of the 21st Century" by ... Read more...

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At 40, Chandigarh’s Rose Festival still in bloom (With Images)


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) It is an event that continues to have an important place in the cultural calendar of the city. As Chandigarh's Rose Festival this week enters its ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger


February 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) News of two innocent Indian fishermen being shot dead by Italian sailors off the Kerala coast caused a national outrage that resulted in their arrest. But ... Read more...

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India objects to US TV host’s joke on Golden Temple


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) India has objected to US television host Jay Leno passing off a visual of the Golden Temple in Amritsar as Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's ... Read more...

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After 40 years, Big B to visit Ajmer dargah


July 4th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is planning to visit shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti in Ajmer Tuesday to untie the thread that he had tied almost ... Read more...

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U.S. envoy declines to comment on WikiLeaks disclosure


March 18th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Mar 18 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India, Timothy J. Roemer, on Friday declined to comment on the WikiLeaks disclosure that indicated that the Congress had paid lawmakers to survive a vote ... Read more...

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Ghana offers mangoes to sweeten ties with India


February 28th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Francis Kokutse Accra, Feb 28 (IANS) Ghana has acquired 20,000 hectares of land for mango cultivation and has now asked a group of top Indian businessmen to see how it could fit ... Read more...

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Arsenal will use ‘big game’ against Man U to prove league title bid: Wenger


December 13th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13(ANI): Ahead of Monday's Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has urged his young team to prove that they can finally come of ... Read more...

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John F. Kennedy’s Gravesite To Be Restored


October 31st, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Workers are now making an effort to restore the celebrated words of Late President of America John F. Kennedy in Arlington National Cemetery. Several workers were ... Read more...

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Study links Preschoolers’ cavities and overweight


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Preschool children with tooth decay are more likely to be overweight and consume excess of calories than the general population, says a study. "Poor eating habits may play ... Read more...

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Steve Tracy Remembered Fondly By Alison Arngrim In Her Memoir


June 17th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alison Arngrim the actress who played the role of Nellie Oleson in the famous "Little House on the Prairie" has penned down a book revealing all. ... Read more...

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Development, fiscal reform will be key issues at G-20 meeting: Mukherjee


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Busan (S.Korea),June 3 (ANI): Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told ANI TV on Thursday that development-related issues would be the focus of the G-20 summit talks being held here for the ... Read more...

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Remains unearthed in Southwell ‘could be Roman temple’


April 19th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Archaeologists have unearthed what they say could be the remains of an unknown Roman temple in Nottinghamshire.Walls, ditches and ornate stones were revealed after excavations on the ... Read more...

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Shrunken brain found in ancient human ancestor


April 13th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): A remnant of the male individual's brain may be present in the remains of a well preserved 1.9-million-year-old human ancestor, say the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility in Grenoble, ... Read more...

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Barred from airport, Hare Krishnas to spread message elsewhere


March 30th, 2010 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS) The Hare Krishna movement has expressed disappointment over a ban on soliciting donations inside Los Angeles International Airport but said the group plans to continue to spread its ... Read more...

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Hooda learning Punjabi - Haryana’s second language


March 28th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) With Haryana having declared Punjabi the second language of the state, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda is himself learning the neighbouring state's language. Hooda, who was speaking ... Read more...

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India’s first tourist police station opens in Kochi


March 1st, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi (Kerala), Mar 1 (ANI): Kochi in Kerala has become the first city in the country to have a tourist specific police station.Kerala cops are determined to protect and mobilise tourists from ... Read more...

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Eight out of ten students in England are non-white, schools ’still segregated’ by race


January 20th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): Several schools in England's most diverse towns and cities are still segregated along racial lines, despite a high-profile Government drive to break down ethnic barriers, according to one research ... Read more...

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No ban on Kotla, ICC experts to oversee pitch preparation


January 14th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Delhi's Ferozeshah Kotla will not be denied 2011 World Cup matches as it will not be banned because it prepared a poor quality pitch for the ... Read more...

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Western Air Command hosts regional commanders conference in Delhi


December 9th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.9 (ANI): Western Air Command is playing host to a regional commanders' conference at its Subroto Park headquarters here.The two-day conference, which concludes today, is being presided over by Air ... Read more...

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Analysis reveals ancient Gloucester body belongs to ‘Goth warrior’


October 11th, 2009 - 11:07 am ICT by ANI
London, October 11 (ANI): A late Roman period body unearthed in Gloucester, UK, has stunned experts after tests suggested it was a Goth warrior from Eastern Europe.According to a report by ... Read more...

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Australia assures safety of Punjab students


September 29th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 29 (IANS) A high-level delegation from Australia's Victoria state met Punjab ministers here Tuesday and assured them of the safety of Indian students, many of whom have faced violent attacks ... Read more...

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How an embryonic gene may promote cancers in adults


July 29th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 29 (ANI): Scientists at Fox Chase Cancer Center have uncovered a gene that plays a key role in activating an oncogene, known as MYC, to promote cancer.The researchers have ... Read more...

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Chinese people ‘too shy’ to tell their mums ‘I love you’


May 9th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Chinese people might be the folks with great affection for their parents, but still most of them remain "too shy" to say "I love you".This finding ... Read more...

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Third-century palace may belong to legendary Japanese queen


March 24th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, March 24 (ANI): A team of researchers has claimed to have found evidence of what may be an early third-century palace that could have been part of the Yamatai kingdom ... Read more...

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Australia to start natural gas exports to India by 2014


March 18th, 2009 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 18 (IANS) Describing India as "an ideal place for bilateral trade", a top Australian diplomat said here Wednesday that his country has the potential to meet New Delhi's rising demand ... Read more...

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Mulayam meets Muslim clerics to woo community


March 4th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Deoband (UP), Mar 4 (ANI): As political parties gear up for the battle of the ballot in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav had a meeting with Muslim ... Read more...

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Patna University lecturer celebrates Valentine’’s Day with a musical performance


February 14th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Feb 14 (ANI): Whereas courting couples and lovebirds across the globe may have grand plans to celebrate Valentine''s Day, Professor Matuknath Chaudhary, a former lecturer with the Patna University, whose ... Read more...

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Buddhists caves facing neglect in Jahanabad


December 18th, 2008 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay Kumar Jahanabad, Dec.18 (ANI): The Buddhist Caves in Bihars Jahanabad area hold a great potential to draw thousands of tourists from different parts of the country and world. But not ... Read more...

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When non-resident Indians had a gala time playing golf in Chandigarh


December 3rd, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil Sharma Chandigarh, Dec.3 (ANI): Its winter season, a time when various non-resident Indians prefer visiting India, their native homes. Utilising this moment a golf tournament was organised here recently, which ... Read more...

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Mahabodhi Temple gets an illuminated look


October 16th, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap Singh Mahabodhi (Gaya), Oct.16 (ANI): Visiting the famous Mahabodhi temple of Bodh Gaya by evening has been made extra special with illumination effect. Temple management has spent about 30 ... Read more...

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Stonehenge was hotspot for stone-age pilgrims beef barbecues


September 11th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 11 (ANI): New research suggests that stone-age visitors to Britain''s most famous historical monument, Stonehenge, brought cattle to the area from as far away as Wales or even the ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh Police solve e-mail threat case


July 23rd, 2008 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Indore, July 23 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh police said Wednesday they have solved the mystery behind an e-mail threatening to blow up Rajwada, a historically important place in Indore and some religious ... Read more...

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PM not compromising on India-Iran gas pipeline: Amar Singh


July 11th, 2008 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has not "compromised" on the India-Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project, Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh said after he and party chief Mulayam Singh ... Read more...

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Kangla fort in Imphal gets a facelift


May 31st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Imphal, May 31 (ANI): Kangla fort, the famous heritage structure at Imphal, is getting a facelift in a bid to give fillip to tourism in the region. It was on the demand ... Read more...

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