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Australia keen on close ties with UP government


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Australian government Friday expressed its willingness to strengthen bilateral ties with Uttar Pradesh and to transfer technology in areas like agriculture and agricultural research, ... Read more...

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North Korea mourns Kim Jong-il


December 29th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Dec 29 (IANS) North Korea Thursday held a national memorial service in Pyongyang to mourn its leader Kim Jong-il who died Dec 17.The country held a state funeral Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Italy officials impose drinking ban on ‘Jersey Shore’


April 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, April 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The decision of the executives of the hit MTV show “Jersey Shore” to film the show in Italy seems to have been counter-productive. The show will be ... Read more...

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Paul Reubens checks out New York ahead of his ‘Pee Wee Herman Show’


October 9th, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The man who will play Pee-wee Herman, Paul Reubens was in New York on Thursday October 7 to acquaint himself with the city ahead of his launch of his “Pee-wee Herman Show” ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britons trained in Pakistan for Mumbai-style attacks


September 30th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) At least 20 British nationals are undergoing training in Pakistan-based terrorist camps to launch Mumbai-style shootings and suicide attacks in London and other European cities, The Daily Telegraph ... Read more...

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California Legislator Proposes Turning Neverland Ranch Into State Park


July 15th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sacramento, California, July 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A California state lawmaker has put forward a proposal to convert the luxurious Neverland Ranch, the former home of the late King of Pop ... Read more...

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Kolkata Police moves to increase strength of its Disaster Management Group


April 29th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Apr.29 (ANI): In view of the increased terror threats and major fire accidents, Kolkata Police has decided to increase the strength of its Disaster Management Group (DMG) to 120 personnel to ... Read more...

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Haiti earthquake death toll has reached 212,000: Prime Minister Bellerive


February 5th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Feb 5(ANI): Haiti Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive has said the death toll from last month's catastrophic earthquake has reached 212,000, while the number of homeless may be far ... Read more...

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French ‘Spiderman’ scales Malaysia’s twin towers


September 1st, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 1 (DPA) A French climber nicknamed "Spiderman" has climbed to the top of Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers, one of the world's tallest buildings, a newspaper report said Tuesday. Alain Robert, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gujarat to build financial hub like New York, Frankfurt: Modi


January 9th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 9 (IANS) Gujarat will build a financial hub like New York and Frankfurt over 500 acres of land at an estimated cost of Rs.150 billion ($3 billion), the state's Chief ... Read more...

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Least political interference, maximum coordination ensured success


November 29th, 2008 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) It was the least political intervention and near perfect coordination among the forces, apart from the bravery of commandos, that led to the success of the anti-terror ... Read more...

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Eight more rescued from besieged hotel, over 15 terrorists inside (Lead)


November 27th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) At least eight more hostages were rescued from Oberoi Trident hotel Thursday evening in what appeared to be the end game of a long drawn battle of attrition ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High alert in Uttar Pradesh, leave of cops cancelled (Lead)


November 27th, 2008 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government cancelled leave of all police officials in the state as it sounded a high alert in the wake of terrorist strikes on the country's ... Read more...

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PM’s trip to Mumbai only after operations end


November 27th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will visit Mumbai only after operations by security forces to flush out terrorist in the two luxury hotels are over and matters have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

High alert sounded in Uttar Pradesh after Mumbai terror attacks


November 27th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 27 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded in Uttar Pradesh after a series of terrorist attacks rocked Mumbai late Wednesday evening, officials said.Additional police force and para-military personnel have ... Read more...

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Personalised maps to help tourists find their way more easily


August 20th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 20 (ANI): A scientist has built a software that generates personalised maps showing only relevant information, and carefully chosen views of selected landmarks, which could help tourists find their ... Read more...

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