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Sowmya Raoh sings for Rani again!


September 19th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Playback singer Sowmya Raoh has lent her voice to Rani Mukerji for the third time with the song "Dreamum wakeupum" from forthcoming film "Aiyyaa". She says ... Read more...

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RBI asks people not to invest in illegal finance companies


August 31st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur (Tripura), Aug 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday asked people in the northeast not to deposit money in unauthorised non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) and institutions expecting ... Read more...

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Himachal assembly takes up no-confidence motion


August 28th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 28 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh assembly Tuesday took up a no-confidence motion, moved by the opposition Congress, against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government.Soon after question hour, ... Read more...

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US wants Iraq to plug loopholes on Iran sanctions


August 21st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The US government has called on Iraq to close the "loopholes" in preventing Iran from skirting its sanctions through financial and logistical ties shared by ... Read more...

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Spanish banks’ bad-loans ratio hits new record


August 18th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) The ratio of non-performing loans to total outstanding loans held by Spanish banks has risen to a record 9.42 percent, topping the previous mark of 9.15 ... Read more...

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Pakistan hurtling towards crisis, fears daily


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan faces a crisis with the political leadership and the judiciary "menacingly standing face to face like boxers in a ring" over a letter that ... Read more...

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Microsoft to extend scheme for ex-soldiers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 8 (IANS) Microsoft India is planning to extend to other states its flagship programme now on in Delhi to enhance the employability of retired army personnel.Disclosing this here, ... Read more...

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Grid failure for 300 million people across India


July 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monday morning was not good for about 300 million people across India. Airports, railway stations, hospitals and metro stations were al thrown off balance because of ... Read more...

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Graft case: Former IGNOU chief denies wrongdoing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 28 (IANS) V.N. Rajasekharan Pillai, former vice chancellor of the Indira Gandhi National Open University who is facing a CBI probe for alleged graft, Saturday denied wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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Nationwide and NatWest accounts fixed after errors


July 27th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Customers of Nationwide and Natwest recently had problems with their accounts. A good number of Nationwide account holders made deposits to their accounts on Wednesday but the ... Read more...

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UAE’s Fujairah pardons 45 prisoners


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, July 21 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Fujairah Saturday pardoned 45 prisoners for showing good behaviour while serving their jail terms.Fujairah ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi ordered their ... Read more...

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UAE releases over 80 prisoners


July 20th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Ajman, July 19 (IANS/WAM) The rulers of the emirates of Ajman and Umm Al Qaiwain have ordered the release of more than 80 prisoners in total ahead of the Islamic ... Read more...

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Kalam’s e-paper ‘billion beats’ now on Facebook


July 11th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's e-paper 'billion beats' has now started beating on the social media site Facebook."We are happy to start the Facebook page ... Read more...

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Bengal institutions deny Team Sangma’s allegation


July 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Even as presidential candidate P.A. Sangma's team claimed that UPA Pranab Mukherjee held two offices of profit in West Bengal when he filed nomination for ... Read more...

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Pakistani scholarships for 600 Afghan students


July 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan is offering 600 scholarships for Afghan students to enable them to study different disciplines at prominent institutions.Pakistan has been offering fully funded scholarships since 2009, ... Read more...

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World Bank allocates $52.6 bn of assistance in 2012


June 30th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 30 (IANS) The World bank (WB) has allocated $52.6 billion of assistance fund for developing countries in the fiscal year of 2012, a statement released by it said ... Read more...

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‘Lokayuktas can help control rampant mining’


June 15th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 15 (IANS) New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW)has advocated powerful Lokayukta institutions in Indian states as one of the ways to control the rampaging mining industry from encroaching ... Read more...

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34 private Mumbai schools declared illegal


June 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Wednesday declared 34 private Mumbai primary schools as illegal, an official said.Following an inspection, the schools were found to be without any ... Read more...

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Myanmar seeks foreign collaboration in education


June 8th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 8 (IANS) Myanmar will collaborate with the US and France in the education sector.The Johns Hopkins University of the US, and France's University Lyons 2 and University Montpellier ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Central schools outshine private schools in Delhi


May 28th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Central government schools like Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas (JNV) and Kendriya Vidyalayas (KV) in Delhi have fared better than private schools in this year's Central ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu ex-minister, kin raided for graft (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 17 (IANS) The houses of former Tamil Nadu minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam, his relatives and his two personal assistants and premises of an educational institution were Thursday raided ... Read more...

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No corruption case against me, says Gilani


May 12th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said in London that there is no corruption case against him, it was reported here.Gilani Friday said there is ... Read more...

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UAE launches e-visa system in Spain


May 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched an electronic visa facility in Spain to facilitate the issuing process.Launched by UAE Ambassador to Spain Hasa Abdullah ... Read more...

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China’s animation industry grows


May 1st, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) The production value of China's animation industry hit an estimated 60 billion yuan ($9.5 billion) in 2011, and a total of 200,000 minutes of animation were ... Read more...

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Sanjay Suri back with film on stifled childhood


April 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) After basking in the glory of the National Award for "I AM", actor-producer Sanjay Suri returns to the big screen in the role of ... Read more...

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Three mn child labourers in Mexico: Rights panel


April 28th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Three million minors between the ages of five and 17 work nationwide, nearly half of whom either receive no compensation or are paid in kind, ... Read more...

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‘Implement UN convention against corruption’


April 25th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to implement the United Nations (UN) convention against corruption, to which ... Read more...

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UAE team visits Scotland Yard


April 13th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS/WAM) A high-level team from the ministry of interior of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has paid a visit to the New Scotland Yard's Crime Academy in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pranab lays foundation for financial city near Bangalore


April 8th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Prarnab Mukherjee Sunday laid the foundation stone for the country's first financial city, being built by the state-run IFCI Infrastructure Development Ltd (IIDL) at ... Read more...

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Turkish club’s chairman arrested for fraud


April 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, April 5 (IANS) A Turkish court Thursday ordered the arrest of 15 officials from the football club Gaziantepspor, including the club's chairman, on charges of fraud.The 15 people were ... Read more...

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Disabled in China seek job opportunities


March 26th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 26 (IANS) Despite efforts by many non-governmental organisations and policymakers to boost employment, a lot of disabled people in China seem to be leading a life full of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UAE hails Yemen’s efforts for reforms


March 25th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 24 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has welcomed Yemen's current efforts to attain security, stability and build a unified state in which law and social justice can ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar denies denigrating some schools


March 21st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Wednesday denied saying that government schools produced Maoists and should be shut down."I did not say that all government ... Read more...

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Kerala, Dubai body hold talks on Academic City


March 20th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 20 (IANS) Talks are underway with a Dubai-based organisation to set up a state-of-the-art Academic City in Kerala, the state assembly was informed Tuesday.The facility is being ... Read more...

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Hindi fortnightly for blind launched


March 19th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) The inaugural edition of India's first Hindi fortnightly for the blind was launched here Monday by Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani.Envisaged to promote the access to ... Read more...

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