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Discovery Channel to air 10-part series on coal


September 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) At a time when coal is dominating the political discourse in India, a 10-part Discovery Channel television series titled "Coal" premieres Sunday.A Discovery Networks Asia ... Read more...

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Open to coaching India: Ganguly


September 6th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed his willingness to coach the national cricket team if the board feels he is the best candidate ... Read more...

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Lottery winners with £148 million fortune take EasyJet flight


August 17th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recently announced Euromillions lottery winners Adrian and Gillian Bayford showed that the 148 million pounds hadn’t gotten into their heads by taking a modest budget airline ... Read more...

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New approach for treating urinary tract infections


August 17th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bern, Aug 17 (IANS) Scientists have worked out an effective new approach to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs) by dumping antibiotics.It involves so-called FimH antagonists, which are non-antibiotic compounds and ... Read more...

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BJP to hold protest rallies in Rajasthan on Aug 11


August 9th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit would hold protest rallies all over the state Aug 11 highlighting the drawbacks of the state's Congress government, including ... Read more...

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Most of murders cannot be prevented: Delhi Police chief


July 26th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Police can curb sensational murders, but most of the murders cannot be prevented, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said Thursday.Speaking about a series of murders ... Read more...

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Beijing braces for more rain


July 25th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A yellow alert has been issued in Beijing for "possible mudslides and cave-ins" as the Met department has forecast more rains in the city.Rainstorms were expected ... Read more...

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Five arrested for duping people with ready maids


June 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) They offered ready maids who would work in households, and collected hefty amounts as advance. The maid would work for a couple of hours and ... Read more...

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Refurbished aircraft carrier for India begins sea trials


June 8th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Severodvinsk (Russia), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A refurbished Soviet-era aircraft carrier that India has bought began sea trials early Friday in the White Sea.The Admiral Gorshkov, rechristened INS Vikramaditya, was ... Read more...

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Indian aircraft carrier’s sea trials postponed


May 24th, 2012 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sea trials of the Admiral Gorshkov aircraft carrier, which is being overhauled for the Indian navy in Russia, have been postponed until beginning of ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh tries to put an end to comparison with Ganguly


May 15th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) Asking the fans to grow up, Bollywood superstar and Kolkata Knight Riders owner Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday tried to put to rest comparisons with Sourav ... Read more...

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INS flays CBI move against Sakshi


May 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Ashish Bagga, president of The Indian Newspaper Society (INS), Wednesday condemned the freezing of bank accounts of Sakshi group of publications in Andhra Pradesh.He said ... Read more...

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Navy permitted to decommission, destroy damaged warship


May 8th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday permitted the Indian Navy to decommission and destroy a frigate which had partially sunk after a collision with a foreign ship ... Read more...

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Obama jokes with woman over birth hospital


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) A female audience at an event approached US President Barack Obama and said she was born at the same hospital as him in Hawaii. He ... Read more...

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INS condemns news agent strike in Kerala


March 19th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Ashish Bagga, president of The Indian Newspaper Society (INS), has denounced the indefinite strike by newspaper agents set to start in Kerala Tuesday as an ... Read more...

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Leased Russian N-submarine to reach India by month-end


March 14th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A nuclear-powered submarine India has leased from Russia will reach Indian shores by this month-end, a defence ministry official said here Wednesday."The submarine will be ... Read more...

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Two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates, shot dead


February 16th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 15 (IANS) Two fishermen, one each from Kerala and Tamil Nadu, in a fishing boat were Wednesday shot dead by security officials of an Italian cargo vessel in ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson plans London move


January 30th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 30 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson is planning to buy a property in London.The 27-year-old is planning to relocate from New York because she wants to avoid any ... Read more...

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Navy officer wins gallantry medal for capturing pirates


January 26th, 2012 - 4:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) For the quick thinking and resolute action against pirates in the high seas, a naval commander, who helped capture of 61 Somali pirates in ... Read more...

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‘Full House’ star Jodie Sweetin celebrates her 30th birthday


January 20th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Full House’ star Jodie Sweetin celebrated her 30th birthday on the 19th of January. She is well known for her portrayal of Stephanie Tanner on the ... Read more...

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Navy helicopter evacuates crew from Iranian vessel (With images)


December 28th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) A Sea King helicopter from naval air station INS Shikra here was launched by the Indian Navy Tuesday for casualty evacuation of a crew member onboard ... Read more...

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Defence modernisation in 2011: What’s done & what’s not (With Defence modernisation: Critical deals materialised, others faced time overruns)


December 27th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Here's the lowdown on what India accomplished in its defence modernisation and procurement plans in 2011 and what it could not complete.What Was Done:* Deal ... Read more...

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Pizza Hut to open more stores that offer wine and beer (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Encouraged by the popularity of its stores that serve not only pizzas but also wine and beer, restaurant chain Pizza Hut plans to open 25 ... Read more...

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Pizza Hut to open more stores that offer wine and beer


December 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Encouraged by the popularity of its stores that serve not only pizzas but also wine and beer, restaurant chain Pizza Hut plans to open 25 ... Read more...

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Katju stands firm, publishers protest


November 17th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Four senior publishers Thursday walked out of a meeting with Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju when he refused to take back his ... Read more...

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Indian Navy foils another piracy attempt


November 11th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) A five-boat pirate attack on merchant vessels transiting the Gulf of Aden was foiled by an Indian warship that was on escort duty, capturing 26 ... Read more...

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IPI condemns Marxists for newspaper blockade


November 4th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Vietnna, Nov 4 (IANS) The International Press Institute (IPI) has condemned the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for the blockade of two newspapers in Kerala by its cadres.IPI said it ... Read more...

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CITU cadres’ campaign against Kerala newspaper slammed


November 4th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) said Thursday that the Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), a frontal organisation of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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CITU flayed for blocking newspapers


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The Indian Newspaper Society (INS) Thursday condemned the CITU for obstructing the distribution of Malayala Manorama and Mathurubhumi newspapers in Calicut and Kannur in Kerala.INS ... Read more...

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Major fire at Mumbai’s Naval Dockyard


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) A major fire engulfed an administrative building of Mumbai's over 270 years old Naval Dockyard Thursday, officials said. No casualties have been reported in the blaze. "We ... Read more...

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Defence PSUs need to increase efficiency: Minister


October 25th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) Pointing out that private shipyards have secured substantial orders in recent times, Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju Tuesday said defence public sector units ... Read more...

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Let cabinet decide on journalists’ wage board: Apex court


October 11th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that when the union cabinet was seized of the matter relating to the recommendations of the Justice G.R. Majithia wage ... Read more...

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Telangana, Darjeeling should be viewed differently: GJM


October 11th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, Oct 11 (IANS) In a firm indication that it has put the demand for Gorkhaland on the backburner, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has said the Darjeeling and ... Read more...

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Indian Navy installs anti-piracy device on warships


September 29th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) With piracy in the Gulf of Aden and off the Somali reaching alarming proportions, the Indian Navy, which has been in action against the brigands for ... Read more...

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Hazare threatens third agitation for Jan Lokpal Bill


September 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Sep 11 (IANS) Social crusader Anna Hazare Sunday warned here that he would launch another agitation if the Jan Lokpal bill was not made into a ... Read more...

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