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A solar eclipse for penguins, sea leopards?


July 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Sky gazers in India and around the world will be a disappointed lot as they won't be able to witness the partial solar eclipse occurring ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

India to miss partial solar eclipse


May 31st, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Sky gazers in India will miss the year's second partial solar eclipse Wednesday as it will not be visible in the country.The partial solar eclipse ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

ISRO plans more satellite launches this year


April 20th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 20 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is planning to launch a series of satellites this year to augment its transponder and earth observation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

First batch of evacuees from Libya to reach India midnight


February 26th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The first batch of Indians evacuated from the strife-torn north African nation of Libya will land here close to midnight Saturday, an Air India official said. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Watch World Cup, but take precautions: Docs to fans


June 23rd, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) As the country's soccer crazy fans get hooked to the FIFA World Cup, medical practitioners have cautioned that a balanced diet and adequate sleep are a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indo-China trade begins through Nathula today


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Gangtok, May 3 (ANI): Border trade between India and China through Nathula in Sikkim will begin from Monday.In 2006, both India and China agreed to reopen the traditional trade route after ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Solar Eclipse Witnessed By People In India


January 15th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Tamil Nadu, Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today, a large number of people in Asia and Africa became the witness of the longest solar eclipse of this century. As per the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google changes its logo for Gandhi Jayanti


October 2nd, 2009 - 1:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The front-runner in the searching technology – Google is known for its clean and usable UI. However on important days they do spice up their ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Afghanistan goes to polls amidst tight security


August 20th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Aug 20 (ANI): Polling began across Afghanistan on Thursday for a new President and Provincial Council Members.Around 17 million voters are eligible to cast their votes.According to initial reports, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IPL on foreign land expensive, new venue to be announced Monday: Modi


March 22nd, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi said the expenses to shift the tournament outside the country would be exorbitant, but is happy to have found an alternative ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL assures team owners of no losses: Nita Ambani


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) has assured the franchisees that they will not suffer any losses if the Twenty20 tournament is held outside the country, Mumbai Indians co-owner ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Microsoft set to unveil Internet Explorer 8


March 19th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Redmond, March 19 (IANS) After two beta tests and a soft release, Microsoft Corp is all set to officially launch its latest internet browser Thursday night. The company will launch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manmohan Singh asks embassy in US to get back Gandhis memorabilia


March 5th, 2009 - 11:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday asked the embassy in the US and officials in India to do everything to get back Mahatma Gandhis belongings.Some ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Many dead after airliner crashes in New York state (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 13 (DPA) A commercial airliner struck a house and burst into flames late Thursday outside Buffalo, New York, local officials said. The crash occurred after 10 p.m. (9.30 a.m. Friday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians hail Obama taking over as US president


January 21st, 2009 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Obamamania gripped India as people hailed the historical inauguration of Barack Obama as America's first black president and expressed hope that he would have a positive approach ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indians glued to TV sets, watch Obama inauguration


January 21st, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) People in cities and towns across India remained glued to their TV sets well into the night, not wishing to miss witnessing the history in the making, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ravi Shukla is the winner of Amul Star Voice of India 2


December 22nd, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Indian television singing competition on Star Plus channel. Ravi Shukla became the Amul Star Voice of India(2) 2008. Ravi Shukla of Delhi was crowned the winner on December 21 by the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hijacked ship finally freed, 18 Indians on way home (Roundup)


November 16th, 2008 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) A Japanese-owned cargo vessel Somalia's feared pirates hijacked two months ago was finally set free Sunday, ending a traumatic ordeal for the 18 Indian crew members who ... Read more...

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Hijacked ship with 18 Indians on board freed (Lead)


November 16th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Mt Stolt Valor, the cargo vessel with 22 crew members including 18 Indians on board that was hijacked in the Gulf of Aden two months ago, was ... Read more...

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BREAKING NEWS: Indian nun Alphonsa becomes ‘Saint’


October 12th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican, Oct 12 (IANS) Kerala nun 'Blessed' Alphonsa is now Saint Alphonsa after she was canonised by Pope Benedict XVI at a ceremony at St. Peter's Square here Sunday, becoming the first ... Read more...

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Breaking News : Blast in Delhi’s Karol Bagh Market


September 13th, 2008 - 8:18 pm ICT by admin
An explosion took place at Karol Bagh (Delhi) on Saturday September 13th 2008.The cause of the blast is not clear as of the moment.Some sources indicate it was a CNG auto-rickshaw ... Read more...

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Polling begins in Bhutan


March 24th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by admin
Thimpu, Mar 24 (ANI): History was created in Bhutan today, with the remote and landlocked country holding its first general elections after over 100 years of monarchic rule. Voting began today ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New generation of artists must take art seriously: S.H. Raza


February 20th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by admin
(Interview) By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Age may have etched itself in fine lines on the face of 86-year-old Syed Haider Raza, dubbed the living legend of Indian art, but ... Read more...

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