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Language will live on film when last two speakers die


September 21st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican documentary will continue to preserve aspects of the indigenous Zoque-Ayapaneco language, whose universe of ideas, beliefs and culture are on the point of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More Indians falling pray to Alzheimer’s disease (Sep 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day)


September 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With an increasing elderly population falling prey to it, Alzheimer's disease, a kind of dementia, stands as one of the biggest health threats in India, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Lonely Planet launches customised guides for Indian travellers


September 14th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Lonely Planet has launched a series of guides customised for Indians travelling abroad.The 'Lonely Planet for the Indian Traveller', series of 10 books on Singapore, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Government to allow old players in 2G auction: Milind Deora


September 13th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government will allow both old and new telecom operators to participate in the upcoming 2G auction, Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s envoy to Belgium holds get-to-know reception


September 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 11 (IANS) The new Indian ambassador to the European Union and Belgium, Dinkar Khullar, has held a get-to-know reception for the Indian community here.Khullar, who arrived here ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians look at US favourably; want Obama to win: Pew survey


September 11th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) While a majority of Indians is favourably disposed toward the United States, only a third of urban Indians approve of China and just 13 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thakerays are ‘infiltrators’ in Maharashtra from Bihar: Lalu Prasad


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray were originally Bihari, and that they were "infiltrators" in Maharashtra."Thackeray's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NGO welcomes ‘A’ certificate for ‘Heroine’


September 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An NGO Friday welcomed the Central Board of Film Certification's decision to give an 'A' certificate to the upcoming movie 'Heroine', saying the move ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Remittances to India rose to $66.13 bn in 2011-12


September 7th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Remittances to India surged to $66.13 billion in 2011-12 as compared to $55.62 billion in the previous year, Minister of Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

McDonald’s opens a vegetarian restaurant in India


September 6th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amritsar, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The MacDonald’s company made an announcement of Tuesday that, it would be opening a few vegetarian restaurants in India aiming to have a come back in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Raj Thackeray ‘permits’ airing of show featuring Pakistani artists


September 6th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Thursday gave the green signal to airing of the show "Sur Kshetra" featuring Pakistani artists after the officials ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pollard shrugs off favourites tag


September 6th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 6 (IANS/CMC) Kieron Pollard has shrugged off the favourites tag being heaped on the West Indies side preparing for the ICC Twenty 20 World Cup in Sir ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

23 Indians hostage in ship hijacked by pirates in Nigeria


September 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) As many as 23 Indian sailors were being held hostage since Tuesday night by pirates who hijacked an oil tanker with a Singapore-based company in southwest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lahiri seventh in Asian Tour’s Order of Merit


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 3 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, in seventh position with a total prize money of US $159,741, was the only Indian to finish in the top 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indians must rise above caste, creed, colour and religion: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) It's time for Indians to rise above the biases of caste, creed, colour and religion, says Indian cinema's icon Amitabh Bachchan who believes firmly that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

2,000-year-old jaguar sculpture found in Mexico


August 29th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar, an official said.The one-tonne piece - which measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

10 Indians for Paralympic Games


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India will be represented by 10 athletes at the 2012 Paralympic Games to be held in London from Aug 29 to Sep 9.Quota places have ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SIDBI to be first to raise funds through ECB


August 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) The Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Monday said it would be first finance company to raise funds through external commercial borrowing (ECB) after the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ulfa warns non-Assamese in Assam


August 26th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) The ULFA Sunday warned of attacks on "Indians" in Assam if "atrocities" on Assamese people did not halt in other parts of the country.A statement signed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmiri students meet president


August 25th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Students from Jammu and Kashmir met President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday as part of the Indian Army's initiative towards national integration, officials said.The students belonged ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Surprised to receive the Dronacharya Award, says Fernandez


August 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cuban boxing coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez was pleasantly surprised to know that he is the first foreign coach in India to receive the prestigious Dronacharya ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India extend lead at lunch (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) India extended their lead by 64 runs without loss to get to 371 for five in their first innings at lunch on the second day of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Michelle Obama to meet gurdwara shooting victims’ families (Lead)


August 19th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) In an effort to reach out to the Sikh Community, US first lady Michelle Obama will next week meet the families of the victims of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India’s I-Day celebrated in Kuwait (With Image)


August 15th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 15 (IANS) India's 66th Independence Day was celebrated Wednesday in Kuwait by the Indian community.The Independence Day was celebrated at the Indian embassy premises where the national flag ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM must help Assam’s displaced: Advani


August 15th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) BJP leader L.K. Advani Wednesday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ensure the rehabilitation of the many thousands displaced by Assam's ethnic violence.Talking to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indians to get free medicines


August 15th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The Indian government proposes to give away free medicines through government hospitals and health centres.This was announced here by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

President underlines peace mantra in speech


August 14th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) "May there be peace, peace, peace... Peace must be our ideology, progress our horizon," Pranab Mukherjee declared Tuesday in his first public speech as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Matrix offers 30 min free calling to India from US, Britain


August 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Matrix Cellular, provider of telecommunication solutions for Indians travelling abroad, Monday said it has launched a new service under which customers can avail 30 minutes ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The best Olympics for India (Review)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India will return with its best-ever Olympics medal tally from the London Games. If there is anything missing, it is a gold and that has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic hockey: India lose to SA, finish 12th


August 11th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) South Africa gave the finishing touches to India's disastrous campaign in the Olympic men's hockey competition with a 3-2 win in the classification match for 11-12 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two Indians freed from death row in Malaysia


August 7th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 7 (IANS) A court of appeal in Malaysia Tuesday freed two Indians from the death row after their conviction for carrying narcotics into the country was said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians will be proud of Mary Kom, says husband


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom's husband Onler Kom said Monday that the pugilist made the country proud after assuring the country its fourth Olympic medal ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Where do we go from here, asks Nobbs


August 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs has said he was deeply hurt with the performance of the eight-time Olympic champions in the 2012 London Games and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kohli rises to 2nd in ODI rankings, three Indians in top-10


August 5th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 5 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli has achieved a career-best second position in the latest ICC one-day rankings released a day after the conclusion of ... Read more...

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