Police want to axe Chandigarh’s ‘Night Food Street’ hours

June 15th, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Police in Chandigarh have asked the city municipal corporation to close down the Night Food Street, open from 7 p.m to 7 a.m., by 11 p.m every night, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Proof being collected on India tag for fake Chinese drugs

June 9th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India has begun collecting proof from African countries like Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Ghana where fake Chinese drugs are reportedly being passed off with the "Made in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Every panchayat to be linked to broadband network

June 4th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The government plans to connect every panchayat to a broadband network in the next three years and expects to reach 40 percent rural tele-density in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Swine-flu infections in Japan rise to 130

May 18th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, May 18 (DPA) The number of new swine-flu infections in Japan rose to 130 Monday, the Kyodo News agency reported, citing its own calculations. Prime Minister Taro Aso told a government task ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chandigarhs Night Food Street turns a favourite outing place

February 5th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashwani Kaushal Chandigarh, Feb.5 (ANI): Not very long ago, Chandigarh had very few places where one could go to eat out at late night. Thanks to the opening of Night ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vodafone crosses 7.5 mn subscriber mark in Gujarat

January 19th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Vodafone Essar, one of India's leading cellular service providers, has crossed the 7.5 million subscriber mark in Gujarat, a senior official of the company said Monday.Vodafone with a ... Read more...

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Now, teeth-whitening kiosks to give people brighter smile Down Under

January 5th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan 5 (ANI): Want a brighter smile? Well, all you need to do is to visit your nearest shopping centre, for teeth-whitening kiosks are opening in malls across South-East Queensland.However, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New biometric system to identify people from the veins inside their fingers

November 12th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Companies in Europe have begun to roll out an advanced biometric system from Japan that identifies people from the unique patterns of veins inside their fingers, a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, a dashboard to tell doctors what patients think of them

October 1st, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 1 (ANI): Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia (MCG) have invented a novel system that can let doctors know how they are doing from the patients perspective. Dr. ... Read more...

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Floods mar the spirit of Pitrapaksha Mela in Gaya

September 25th, 2008 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Surya Pratap Singh Gaya (Bihar), Sep.25 (ANI): Bihar floods have marred the annual Pitripaksha Mela in Gaya, when Hindus offer Pinda Daan to perform Shraadh (a death ritual) for the departed ... Read more...

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SREI to invest Rs.10 bn in rural IT infrastructure

May 28th, 2008 - 7:10 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) SREI Sahaj e-village, a wholly owned subsidiary of SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited, plans to invest Rs.10 billion over two years to set up a rural IT infrastructure project ... Read more...

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Nepal king’s palace declared prohibited area

May 26th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) With only two days to go before the abolition of Nepal King Gyanendra's centuries-old crown, the government Monday declared the royal palace a prohibited area to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Soaring mercury forces tourists to remain indoors in Varanasi

May 2nd, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by admin
Varanasi, May 2 (ANI): A soaring heat wave continues to sweep Varanasi shutting the business of boat owners and giving problems to residents and tourists. The banks of the Ganges are deserted ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chittorgarh situation tense but under control, say police

March 23rd, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by admin
Jaipur, March 23 (IANS) The situation in curfew-bound Rajasthan town of Chittorgarh continued to be tense but is under control, police officials said Sunday. The fort town, over 350 km from here, ... Read more...

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Technology Frontiers targets retail chains and malls

March 18th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) City-based Technology Frontiers (I) Pvt Ltd (TFPL) is targeting growing malls and retail chains for its digital kiosks, said a top official here. "We have signed deals with ... Read more...

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High court quashes Chhattisgarh’s ban on chewing tobacco sale

February 29th, 2008 - 12:55 pm ICT by admin
Raipur, Feb 29 (IANS) After an almost two month long ban, gutka or chewing tobacco Friday returned with a bang to shops and kiosks in Chhattisgarh following a high court order. Vendors ... Read more...

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