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White Paper on Assam Accord implementation next month: Congress


September 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress government in Assam Thursday decided to publish a white paper Oct 7 on the steps taken by it to implement the 1985 Assam Accord.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

March of the Aryans: A window back into debris of time (Book Review) (With Image)


August 24th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The March Of The Aryans; Author: Bhagwan S. Gidwani; Publisher: Penguin India; Pages: 680 pages; Price: Rs.599This is probably the beginning of Sino-Indian diplomacy forged over textiles... Long before the ... Read more...

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Ruckus in Maharashtra assembly on monsoon session opener


July 9th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra assembly's monsoon session got off to a stormy start Monday with the opposition creating a ruckus over various issues ,including the state secretariat fire ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Millions of Americans battle blistering heat without power


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) Washington was Monday slowly limping back to normal even as hundreds of thousands of residents across central and eastern United States continued to battle power failures ... Read more...

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Working with Baz Luhrmann sheer delight: Big B (With Images)


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is delighted to work with a genius like Baz Luhrmann in "The Great Gatsby". He is impressed by the director's ... Read more...

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Osama thought of changing Al Qaeda’s name


May 1st, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was depressed because his Al Qaeda had been pounded by US forces and had developed a reputation in the Islamic world for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now fire in Bengal bus depot, minister says sabotage (Lead)


March 25th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Kolkata continued to play with fire when the record room of the West Bengal government-run Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) was destroyed in a blaze Sunday. ... Read more...

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Now fire in Bengal bus depot, minister says sabotage


March 25th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Kolkata continued to play with fire when the record room of the West Bengal government-run Calcutta State Transport Corporation (CSTC) was destroyed by a blaze Sunday. ... Read more...

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Peering into plant roots for better crops


February 19th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) A revolutionary technique will not only peer into plant roots with greater accuracy and clarity, but will also improve the chances of breeding better crop varieties ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Freedom fighters to skip Goa liberation celebrations


December 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 8 (IANS) Freedom fighters who battled the Portuguese before the colonial rulers were eventually chased out of Goa by the Indian Army plan to boycott the high-profile ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New tool accelerates diabetes diagnosis


November 20th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS)A new diagnostic tool would enable doctors diagnose a patient's diabetic condition much faster and more comprehensively, reveals a study.Even the number of mouse clicks required to ... Read more...

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Biofuels will worsen CO2 emissions: Study


October 24th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Emphasis on biofuels as an alternative to conventional fuels would increase carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from forests by 14 percent, researchers said. The findings challenge the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Zardari donates blood


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari Tuesday donated blood during a nation-wide campaign to mark the 58th birth anniversary of former prime minister Benazir Bhutto.Bhutto was assassinated ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China dam no cause for immediate concern: India


June 14th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India Tuesday said a Chinese dam on the Bhahmaputra river was not a cause for "immediate alarm", downplaying fears that the project would impact the ... Read more...

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Three dead, dozens feared missing in Kashmir cloudburst


June 9th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) At least three people were killed and dozens feared missing after a cloudburst swept away a large portion of a highway in Jammu and Kashmir, police ... Read more...

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Bangladesh developer encroaching upon cremation ground?


April 16th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) A housing company, said to be promoted by a leader of Bangladesh's ruling Awami League, has encroached upon land belonging to a temple and a Hindu ... Read more...

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ULFA attack on Congress office injures three (Second Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 14 (IANS) At least three leaders of Assam's ruling Congress were injured Monday when a powerful bomb ripped through the party headquarters in the heart of Assam's main ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey making a giant luxury nursery


February 24th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mariah Carey is reportedly planning to turn a large portion of her compound into a nursery for her yet-to-be-born twins.The singer is believed to be carrying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gastric bypass surgery lead to better long-term results


February 22nd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): Two new studies have found that gastric bypass surgery lead to better long-term results including greater weight loss, resolution of diabetes and improved quality of life compared with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now a blood-vessel-busting 5000-calorie burger available in UK


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): An American-themed burger bar in Britain has come up with what has been termed as a blood-vessel-busting burger because of the 5000 calories contained in it.The burger stands ... Read more...

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Pakistan could see rise in breast cancer cases


January 23rd, 2011 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Pakistan could face an increase in the number of breast cancer patients in the future because of the unhealthy lifestyle led by most women as well as late ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Using Mother Nature’s method to save oceans’ marine life


January 20th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Scientists at Institute of Marine Sciences at UC Santa Cruz have found a way to encourage oceans' marine life by using seawater and calcium to remove carbon dioxide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Poinsettia Bowl Will Kick- Off At Scheduled Time


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several days of heavy rain now poses as an obstacle for the scheduled Poinsettia Bowl game on Thursday night at Qualcomm stadium between the two teams ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Unemployed ‘as satisfied with life as they were before losing their jobs’


December 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Losing a job is a profoundly distressing experience, but a recent analysis has found that the unemployed may be more resilient than previously believed.The vast majority of unemployed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Shimla’s skaters happy as thick ice sheet covers rink


December 2nd, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 2 (IANS) Skaters here are a happy lot as a thick layer of ice enveloped Asia's only natural ice skating rink in this Himachal Pradesh town Thursday, thanks to the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Misleading size labels encourage ‘guiltless gluttony’ amongst consumers


November 16th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research has revealed that size labels on food products can often mislead people into thinking that it's a "small" portion, and consequently lead to overeating.Nilufer Z. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

250-bn-yr-old Siberian volcanism ‘may have caused The Great Dying’


October 29th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): University of Cincinnati geologists have found what led to 'The Great Dying' - the sudden death of around 90 percent of all living species 250 million years ago ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kerfye Pierre, Haiti Relief Worker T Mobile Cell Phone Bill Shock, $34,872!


October 16th, 2010 - 3:15 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A twenty seven year old employee of FEMA was shocked by her cell phone bill from T Mobile when she returned home to the United States recently. The ... Read more...

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Oz visa crackdown driving away overseas, Indian students


October 8th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 8 (ANI): Hit by a visa crackdown, more overseas students in Australia, including Indians, are now leaving the country than arriving, thereby lowering the total enrolments across the education sector ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Keira Knightley rides Ducati in new Chanel ad


September 7th, 2010 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Keira Knightley will be seen riding a Ducati motorbike in the new Chanel advertisement. Aceshowbiz.com reports that the 25-year-old British beauty was seen riding a ... Read more...

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Baloch people want direct flood relief aid, not via Islamabad: Minister


August 24th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta (Balochistan) Aug.24 (ANI): Fed up by the federal government's negligence over the plight of flood affected people in the province, Balochistan's Communication and Works Minister Mir Sadiq Umrani has urged donor ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Coal India to decide on anchor investor in two-three days


August 13th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) State-owned Coal India Limited (CIL) will in the next two-three days decide on the anchor investors for its upcoming initial public offering (IPO) through which the government expects ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Child marriage common among Indian workers


July 18th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 18 (IANS) Child marriages are common among the Indian community in the rubber estates in Malaysia's Negri Sembilan state, a Hindu priest has said. Tamil language daily Tamil Nesan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trick the mind into satisfying the belly


July 13th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The key to weight loss could lie in tricking our mind into thinking about how filling the food will be before we eat it. Test subjects were more satisfied ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chimps kill neighbours to expand territory


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): It has long been known that chimpanzees kill their neighbouring groups, but a motive has largely escaped researchers, until now. A new study has, however, found that chimps, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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