No outage claim leaves Pakistani daily bemused

February 22nd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Lies disillusion people, said a Pakistani daily Wednesday as it wondered why a Pakistani minister claimed there will no more power cuts.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Murdered Indian-origin bride’s family to retrace last hours of her life

March 2nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Mar 2(ANI): Indian-origin bride Anni Dewani's family will accompany the South African police on a journey to retrace the last few hours of her life in Cape Town last year.Anni's ... Read more...

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Kerala Tourism wins prestigious award

January 22nd, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) Kerala Tourism, the state government's tourism promotion agency, has won the award for the best international stand at global tourism fair Fitur held in Madrid in Spain, a ... Read more...

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Six villages in Jharkhand get electricity for the first time

December 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Girija Shankar OjhaRangarh (Jharlhand), Dec.4 (ANI): Six villages in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district have been provided electricity for the first time.Under a government programme, villages like Kandher, Seor, Siduaar and Kachudaag got ... Read more...

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Memorial Service Held To Commemorate Edmund Fitzgerald’s Sinking

November 11th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Whitefish Point, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A memorial service to mark the sinking of the freighter Edmund Fitzgerald was held in Whitefish Point, Michigan on Wednesday. The memorial service was ... Read more...

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Celebrate Halloween With Creepy Pumpkin Carvings

October 5th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
Oct 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Halloween preparations are gaining momentum as the rush to get the craziest pumpkin carvings is on. A new addition to the creepy carvings has been made this year ... Read more...

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Solar lamp designed by Indians wins award for helping developing countries

July 7th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): A company, run by Indian entrepreneurs, has won a prestigious environmental award for designing a solar lamp that aims to replace kerosene-burning lights in developing countries.D Light Design ... Read more...

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Assam youth beats poverty to crack civil services exam

May 8th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Morigaon (Assam), May 8 (IANS) Young Narayan Konwar from Assam who cracked the civil services examination this time had failed once in his Class 12 board exams and ... Read more...

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Things that would get costlier in Delhi post-budget

March 22nd, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The annual budget for the national capital was presented in the Delhi assembly Monday by Finance Minister A.K. Walia. The following is the list of things that ... Read more...

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Here Lord Rama and Ravana speak in Urdu-Punjabi

September 27th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) It's a Ramlila with a difference and a link to their past. Refugees who came here from the Punjab province of Pakistan after Partition have kept ... Read more...

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Shilpa and Katrina to perform at the Johannesburg

May 23rd, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Undeterred by her team, Rajasthan Royals, not being able retain their championship status, Shilpa Shetty revealed her true sportsman spirit as she joins American Rand B sensation Akon singing Smack That ... Read more...

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Pakistanis fleeing into Afghanistan to avoid war

September 29th, 2008 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 29 (Xinhua) Nearly 4,000 Pakistani families have sought refuge in Afghanistan's eastern Kunar province to avoid the ongoing conflict between security forces and militants in Pakistan's Bajaur tribal region, the ... Read more...

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Chinese folk ballads, dances prelude Olympics opening ceremony

August 8th, 2008 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Beijing, Aug 8 (Xinhua) A group of dancers danced to festive Tibetan music before fanning out to form the Olympic rings here Friday, about two hours before the opening of the Beijing ... Read more...

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Trinamool takes out lantern rallies to protest power cuts

July 27th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Holding aloft lanterns and candles, Trinamool Congress activists hit the streets here Sunday, protesting against the frequent power cuts in West Bengal. "We decided to take out lantern ... Read more...

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Candlelight march held to protest Jharkhand power crisis

April 29th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by admin
Ranchi, April 29 (IANS) Over a hundred people staged a candlelight march here to protest against poor electricity supply in Jharkhand even as a group of activists is planning to gift the ... Read more...

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Two arrested for high-flying Bangkok airport protest

April 24th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, April 24 (DPA) Thai police arrested two people living near Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi airport for allegedly releasing fire-lanterns into the night sky to protest against aircraft noise, media reports said Thursday. After ... Read more...

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Solar lighting campaign aims to light up the developing world

March 15th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
London, March 15 (ANI): Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), who recently accepted the Noble Peace Prize on behalf of the organization, has given his backing ... Read more...

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Electricity woes dominate Madhya Pradesh assembly proceedings

March 12th, 2008 - 9:04 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 12 (IANS) The issue of power shortage continued to dominate proceedings in the Madhya Pradesh assembly for the second consecutive day Wednesday with the Congress lawmakers carrying lanterns to the ... Read more...

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