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‘Recycling’ ATM gives cash for old mobile phones


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) A recycling ATM offers gadget freaks the option to trade in their discarded mobile phones for cash, rather than dumping them when they go in for ... Read more...

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Tomato battle in Spain draws the young


August 30th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bunol (Spain), Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) About 40,000 young people from all over the world Wednesday participated in a gigantic food fight with ripe tomatoes, the popular "Tomatina" festival, in the ... Read more...

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Kerala tourism goes hitech


July 9th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) Kerala Tourism, ahead of the new season starting in two months, will launch a fresh set of mobile-based services and IT-based projects to make the ... Read more...

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High court issues notice to Bukhari, ASI (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday issued notice to the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid, the government and the Archaeological Survey of India on a plea ... Read more...

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Coffee from Kerala, soon to ‘Kic OFF’ across India


May 5th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 5 (IANS) Steaming cups of coffee made from the best beans sourced from Kerala coffee estates will soon be made available across the country with the Floatel Group ... Read more...

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Delhi’s firecracker shops get crackling


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Tucked away in the bylanes of the walled city, seasonal firecracker shops have suddenly sprung to life, with the number of Diwali shoppers swelling substantially ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Agra rallies behind Anna


August 20th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Students, housewives, professionals and people from all walks of life converged at the heart of Taj city Saturday in support of activist Anna Hazare and a ... Read more...

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Heading for ‘Shiva’s home’ - to keep it clean (Feature)


July 18th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Chamba (Himachal Pradesh), July 18 (IANS) Before the pilgrims make their progress, anti-waste campaigners are heading for Manimahesh Lake at 13,500 feet, which affords splendid views of Lord Shiva's mythical ... Read more...

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DTTDC to operate west Delhi’s cultural centre


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) A neighbourhood cultural centre will soon be operational in west Delhi as the state cabinet Monday approved a proposal authorising the Delhi Tourism and Transportation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BSES allows card payment of power bill


April 19th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Paying the electricity bill has just become easier in the capital with Delhi's major power distribution company BSES allowing customers in south and west Delhi ... Read more...

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Mexican daily denounces attempt to block circulation


April 9th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 9 (IANS/EFE) A newspaper in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo said Friday that it has filed criminal complaints about an attempt to buy up every copy ... Read more...

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Sreedharan finds plenty of faults with airport metro


March 29th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Delhi Metro chief E. Sreedharan Tuesday took a surprise inspection of the Airport Express line and found plenty of faults -- from frequency and passenger ... Read more...

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Now, a credit card that ‘talks’ to you!


March 11th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): One would think the credit card would be hard to improve upon, but how about a card that talks to you?Created by Dynamics Inc., they will also be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bahrain launches single e-ID for government services


January 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS) A single electronic identity card that can be used to access an array of government services, while being assured of security against online theft, has launched in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Railway diagnostic kiosks stuck in red tape: Minister


November 14th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The health ministry's aim of establishing diagnostic kiosks at railway stations is still "stuck in red tape", Minister of State for Health Dinesh Trivedi said Sunday."Its all ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Punjab to provide e-convenience in all local bodies


November 9th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) Soon, people in all of the state's districts will be able to pay their house tax and water bills, claim arrears and submit various government forms all under ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SBI-AISECT introduce mobile banking services


October 20th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 20 (ANI): Financial Inclusion Scheme has taken a new turn with the State Bank of India (SBI) launching mobile banking services in Madhya Pradesh (M.P.) in collaboration with ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Games tourist information cafes get good response


September 28th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Tourist information cafes opened in the capital to provide details about the city to visitors during the Commonwealth Games are getting a good response, said a professional ... Read more...

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Blockbuster files for bankruptcy


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
DALLAS, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- Blockbuster Inc. on Thursday announced that it has filed for bankruptcy after unsuccessfully competing with new technologies and online competition.Blockbuster, based in Dallas, Texas and one of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wine Vending Machines Tested In Pennsylvania


August 8th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Residents of Pennsylvania will now have the unique opportunity of getting wine via the vending machines. However, the reports state that the citizens must ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pennsylvania Wine Lovers Can Now Enjoy Wine From Wine Vending Machines


August 8th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. state of Pennsylvania that has one of the strictest alcohol laws in America has introduced wine vending machines that will allow people to shop ... Read more...

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Free health insurance to state PSU employees in Tamil Nadu


July 31st, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday extended the free health insurance scheme to employees and pensioners of state government undertakings, freedom fighters and village munsifs (civil judges). Tying up with Star Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

IT@School to give 60,000 DVDs to school teachers in Kerala


July 13th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 13 (IANS) IT@School, the Kerala government's initiative to implement IT-enabled education, has developed a Resource DVD, which will be freely distributed to 60,000 High School teachers in the state. The teachers ... Read more...

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First aid kiosks at Metro stations during Games


June 13th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) At least 23 first aid kiosks and a team of medical trainers will be placed at prominent Metro stations in the capital to provide prompt assistance to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Decision to ban ‘tonga’ horse drawn carriages draws ire


June 1st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The move to phase out the centuries-old horse-carriages from the Old Delhi has drawn the ire of 'tonga' owners, who feel the authorities are taking away their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nissan Motor begins soft marketing of small car Micra


May 10th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Nissan Motor India has begun soft marketing of its small car Micra which it would launch in July. The company has started an initiative called "exposure marketing" to build ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir government to rehabilitate stone pelters


March 19th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will frame a policy to rehabilitate stone pelters in the valley. According to official sources, the policy seeks to provide employment opportunities to the ... Read more...

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Lajong FC becomes first North east team to play in First Division league


January 31st, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
By D. HenpilenGuwahati, Jan 31 (ANI): The Lajong Football Club- which is the pride of Northeast football, was recently promoted to the I-League First Division for the 2009-10.Soccer mania is at its ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Brits’ favourite fish and chips set to take Russia by storm


January 24th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): After Ronald McDonald and pizzas, another fast-food fad is gearing up to take Russia by storm - fish and chips.The nation's Government is encouraging people to eat more ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lifeless Brittany Murphy film posters removed


December 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, December 24 (ANI): Promotional posters featuring late actress Brittany Murphy posing lifeless in a bathtub for her movie Deadline have been taken down.DVD rental redbox announced it will soon remove ... Read more...

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PDP activists’ protest against ban on prepaid mobile connection in J-K


November 6th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 6(ANI): Activists of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) led by chief Mehbooba Mufti, staged a peaceful march in Srinagar on Friday to protest against the ban on prepaid mobile phone ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kremlin launches campaign against excessive vodka consumption


September 29th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Sep. 29 (ANI): The Kremlin has launched a campaign to curb excessive drinking, especially of vodka, which it says is wreaking the country.According to a report in The Scotsman, Russians could ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Apex court to aid of Tibetan market, demolition deferred


August 27th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 27 (IANS) It was a last minute reprieve for the four-decade-old Tibetan market here that was to be demolished Thursday with civic authorities deferring the move on the directions of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Paramount, Redbox ink DVD deal


August 26th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IBNS
By Abhiroop MukherjeeAug 26 (IBNS) Paramount has finally struck a deal with Redbox to supply the dollar-rentals king with DVDs of studio titles for its network of 15,000 kiosks in retail locations ... Read more...

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Redbox sues 20th Century Fox in DVD dispute


August 13th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 13 (IBNS) Redbox, DVD rental kiosk Company, announced Wednesday that it has sued 20th Century Fox over the studio's attempts in delaying its titles from appearing in Redbox vending machines.Redbox filed ... Read more...

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