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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh (Second Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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Delhi Metro ridership touches 22 lakh


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Within 10 days of registering its highest ever ridership, Delhi Metro Thursday said it set a new record: nearly 22 lakh commuters.The Metro trains carried ... Read more...

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UN to send 300 peacekeepers to Syria by May-end


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will send its 300 international unarmed observers to Syria by the end of May, said Herve Ladsous, the head of the UN ... Read more...

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UN approves sending 300 observers to Syria


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Saturday authorised a dispatch of 300 military observers to Syria to supervise on the ceasefire between the government and opposition ... Read more...

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Kobelco Cranes mulls capacity expansion


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 2 (IANS) Crane manufacturer Kobelco Cranes India Pvt Ltd, a Japanese subsidiary, plans to increase its production capacity by 2013 and roll out higher capacity crawler cranes, said ... Read more...

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L&T;, Mitsubishi to sign shipbuilding pact


December 27th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Tuesday said its ship-building arm - L&T; Shipbuilding Ltd (LTSB) - is set to sign an agreement with Mitsubishi Heavy ... Read more...

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UN appoints special representative for Libya


September 20th, 2011 - 9:04 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has appointed Britain's Ian Martin as his special representative and head of the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), said a ... Read more...

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UN Security Council eases Libya sanctions


September 17th, 2011 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) The UN Security Council Friday unanimously adopted a resolution to ease sanctions against Libya, and set up a UN mission to help restore security and ... Read more...

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Broad likely to miss ODI series in India


September 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) England T20 captain Stuart Broad has been ruled out for the remainder of the home season and is likely to miss the five-match One-day series in India ... Read more...

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Over 2.3 lakh MNP requests turned down in Delhi till July


August 19th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Over 2.3 lakh requests for mobile number portability (MNP) have been rejected out of a total 8.4 lakh requests till July 31 in Delhi licence ... Read more...

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H-1B workers with pending extension pleas can stay: US court


April 15th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) A US court has ruled that workers in the US on H-1B visas, which are coveted by Indian IT professionals, may not be arrested for "overstaying" ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Maharashtra rights panel member resigns


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Subhash Lalla, Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) member and former secretary to the then chief minister, Monday tendered his resignation to Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, maintaining that he ... Read more...

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LiLo got filler in her lips before jail: Plastic surgeons


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): Multiple plastic surgeons believe that Lindsay Lohan surgically plumped her pout before starting her jail term."There is no question that Ms. Lohan had filler of some type ... Read more...

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‘Laado’ Goes The Damini Way


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): So, the much needed boost to the Colors show "Na Aana Is Des Laado' has been provided in the form of an attempt to rape ... Read more...

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Time Warner Bids Highest For MGM


March 24th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, March 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Time Warner according to reports has bid the highest till now for the MGM take over. The Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio which is under debt of ... Read more...

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Indo-German Max Planck Centre opens in IIT-Delhi


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India and Germany Wednesday inaugurated the Indo-German Max Planck Centre for Computer Science at the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi to support academic groups in cutting-edge research in ... Read more...

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IGNOU to conduct human rights courses for cops


December 30th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) along with the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will soon launch sensitisation programmes in human rights for policemen, vice chancellor ... Read more...

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Suze Orman Receives A Standing Ovation At The Texas Conference For Women


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Texas, Nov.22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Financial advisor and television personality Suze Orman appeared at the 10th Annual Texas Conference for Women, which was held last week in Houston, Texas. Orman was ... Read more...

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489 dengue cases recorded in Delhi (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Twenty five new dengue cases were recorded in Delhi Friday, taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 489, health officials said. The Delhi government ... Read more...

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25 new dengue cases take total to 489 in Delhi


November 6th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The national capital Friday recorded 25 fresh dengue cases taking the number of people affected by the vector-borne disease to 489, officials said. "There were 25 fresh cases ... Read more...

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IMF sells 200 tonnes of gold worth $6.7 bn to India (Lead)


November 3rd, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund has sold 200 tonnes of gold worth $6.7 billion to the Reserve Bank of India to shore up the Fund's finances to ... Read more...

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UN appoints first Special Envoy for humanitarian affairs for Pakistan


August 25th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Aug.25 (ANI): UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has appointed French UN ambassador Jean-Maurice Ripert as the first Special Envoy in charge of humanitarian affairs for Pakistan.Ban's spokeswoman, Michele Montas, ... Read more...

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Chris Martin Gives Away His Best Song To Natalia Imbruglia


August 17th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by GD
Chris Martin had revealed some time ago that he is in talks for writing songs for Natalia Imgruglia and he had promised that they were certainly among his best rated ones till ... Read more...

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NBA Transfers and Randy Foye


June 24th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by GD
Who's got the best deal? That's the question, people are asking since the NBA teams have started acquiring and transferring players.The NBA draft is well on its way!The Minnesota Timberwolves has ... Read more...

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52-member Indian medical team to treat Sri Lankans (With Images)


March 11th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By P. Karunakharan Colombo, March 11 (IANS) A 52-member Indian medical team including physicians and surgeons left here Wednesday for Sri Lanka's east to treat civilians wounded in fighting between the military and ... Read more...

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Somali rivals reach ceasefire agreement


June 10th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Nairobi, June 10 (Xinhua) The Somali transitional government and the opposition Alliance for the Reliberation of Somalia have signed a ceasefire agreement aimed at ending 17 years of conflict in the country. ... Read more...

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SAI Gandhinagar launches talent hunt programnme


May 19th, 2008 - 11:59 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, May 19 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) office in Gandhinagar is offering special packages at subsidised rates for beginners in order to identify talent. The SAI Western Sector at ... Read more...

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Defence lands leased out for schools


April 11th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The union cabinet Friday approved the transfer of 34 acres of defence ministry land in four states, including Jammu and Kashmir, for constructing government-run schools. In all ... Read more...

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Union Cabinet approves the transfer of defence land to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan


April 11th, 2008 - 4:58 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today approved the transfer of defence land to the following four places:(i) Transfer of 6.48 acres of defence land on lease, at ... Read more...

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Alba suffered from all day sickness during early stages of pregnancy


January 29th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Jessica Alba has revealed that she suffered from "all day sickness" during the early stages of her pregnancy.The actress, who is pregnant with fiance Cash Warrens baby, admitted ... Read more...

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