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Olympics: Norway’s Larsen takes Kayak sprint gold


August 8th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Norwegian kayaker Eirik Veras Larsen produced a late surge to beat highly-rated Canadian Adam van Koeverden to take Olympic gold in the men's K1 1,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Forgiving and forgetting is good for heart


July 30th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Forgiving others, no matter how badly they may have hurt us, could actually prove to be beneficial for our health, a US study has found.Researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Satellite records Antarctica ice shelf’s retreat


April 8th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 8 (IANS) The European Space Agency's Envisat satellite continues to record the rapid retreat of one of Antarctica's ice shelves due to atmospheric warming. Envisat mapped a loss ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Enraged workers in Gurgaon indulge in vandalism, arson


March 23rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 23 (IANS) Angered over the death of a co-worker, labourers at a construction site here pelted stones at private vehicles and torched a police gypsy, police said ... Read more...

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Danish warship frees Pakistani, Iranian hostages


January 9th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 9 (IANS) A Danish warship has freed 14 Iranian and Pakistani hostages following a seaborne action against pirates off Somalia's coast, the Danish Navy said.On Saturday, the warship ... Read more...

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US Military Plane Engulfed by Ball of Birds


November 18th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a series of photos that look as though they were taken right out of a scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘The Birds’, a United States Naval ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US military plane engulfed by a ‘ball of birds’


November 18th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arkansas, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A great spectacle was created when a military aircraft was engulfed in a “ball” of birds. It was not immediately clear what led to the spectacle ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Underground Rapper Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen Passes Away At 28


October 18th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous freestyle battle champion Micheal Larsen a.k.a. Eyedea breathed his last at his home in Saint Paul, Minnesota on October 17. Eyedea's mother Kathy Averill ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Larsen and Turbo bags Rs.1195 crore deal from ONGC


August 23rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Turbo (L&T) Monday said it has won two projects worth Rs.1,195 crore from state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation to upgrade ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Genes make some hit the bottle when other boozers are around


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): If your friend, sitting next to you at a bar, orders a drink, would you too? Researchers say your genes decide.Psychological scientist Helle Larsen from Radboud University in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

L&T bags orders worth Rs.827 crore


June 22nd, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Turbro (L&T) Tuesday said its thermal power plant business unit has bagged two orders worth Rs.827 crore from GVK Power and the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

First ever Indian business delegation for Yemen (Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Indian and Yemeni businesses will discuss potential partnerships in energy, infrastructure and IT when a first-ever business delegation visits the Arab country May 28-30. Organised by the Confederation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

California resident shoots a man and then himself in a road rage incident


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – A California resident shot a man and then killed himself after a vehicle accident, local authorities said Monday.Jenson Cornelius Kohutek, 36, shot Jack Euguen Larson, 49, both ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Haiti estimates quake toll 100,000, fears epidemic


January 17th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) The Haitian government plans mass evacuation of survivors to prevent possible epidemic in the capital city, where Tuesday's devastating earthquake left about 100,000 people dead and 600,000 homeless. Interior ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Youth held for kidnapping mentally challenged man for ransom


December 21st, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A 21-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping a mentally challenged person of similar age for ransom of Rs 15 lakhs (Rs 1.5 million). The victim has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mutated virus of H1N1 found in Norway


November 20th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by BNO News
OSLO (BNO NEWS) -- The Norwegian Institute of Public Health on Friday said it discovered a mutated version of the H1N1 swine flu virus.The institute analyzed samples from a number of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Here’s how couples can help each other stay healthy


June 11th, 2009 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Both men and women tend to gain weight right after marriage. So, health experts have offered some tips that will help couples stay healthier together.Penny Gordon-Larsen, Ph.D., an ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Postpartum anxiety, behavior changes ‘delay puberty in offspring’


June 11th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Maternal postpartum anxiety and behavior changes can lead to a delayed onset of puberty in both birth and adoptive daughters, says a new mice-based study.Such anxiety and changes ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US commander plays down threat of Pak nukes falling into terrorists’ hands


May 5th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, has played down the nightmare scenario of terrorists taking control of Pakistan's nuclear weapons."I don't ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chelsea wanted me not to book their players: Danish referee


April 12th, 2009 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Danish referee, who officiated Chelsea's Champions League quarter-final first leg at Liverpool last Wednesday, made a shocking revelation that a Stamford Bridge official had told him the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Referee claims he was asked to go easy on Chelsea players


April 11th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): The referee who officiated in Chelsea's Champions League victory over Liverpool has sensationally claimed that a Stamford Bridge official told him to go easy on three of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Satyam board meets to assess bidders


March 20th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Satyam board met on Friday to assess the proposals of the bidders for acquiring up to 51% stake in the embattled IT company, and discuss several ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Satyam allots 10,511 equity shares under stock option plans


March 17th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 17 (ANI): IT firm Satyam Computers, on Tuesday said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange that it has allotted 10,511 equity shares under its stock option plans. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Satyam board discusses expressions of interest by bidders


March 13th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): The Satyam board on Friday met to discuss the expressions of interest (EoIs) submitted by bidders, which includes one of its shareholders Larsen & Toubro, Tech ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Here’’s how you can sneak to a concert’’s front row without being caught


November 7th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Want to get a close view for your favourite star while he''s performing onstage? Well, then here''s a guide that will help you sneak to the front ... Read more...

Posted in World |

John McCains former Phoenix estate up for auction


October 14th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 14 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate John McCain and his wife Cindys former Phoenix estate is up for auction.The mansion, where Cindy grew up, is being auctioned off ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Korea beat Nigeria 1-0 in women’s football


August 6th, 2008 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Shenyang (Northeast China), Aug 6 (Xinhua) Asian champions North Korea edged their African counterparts Nigeria 1-0 in the women's football match of the Beijing Olympic Games here Wednesday. The North Koreans dominated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Powergrid forms JV for Teesta power project


August 6th, 2008 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The state-owned Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) has set up a joint venture for evacuation of electricity from the power plant being constructed in Teesta ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cairn India posts Rs.1.38 bn profit


July 29th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Energy firm Cairn India Ltd has posted a consolidated profit after tax of Rs.1.38 billion ($32.8 million) during the second quarter of 2008 compared to a loss ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two consortiums left in race for Mumbai Monorail project


July 15th, 2008 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Two consortiums, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd-Hitachi and Larsen & Toubro-Scoomi (Malaysia) are left in the race for the Rs.14.4 billion ($340 million) first phase of the proposed monorail project ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Infosys, TCS most admired; Bharti Airtel, ICICI most innovative’


July 11th, 2008 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 11 (IANS) IT majors Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Wipro have emerged as the three most admired companies in India, while leading the list of most innovative firms ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian companies lose interest in Nepal power deals


June 4th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 4 (IANS) After an initial rush to invest in Nepal's potentially rich hydropower sector, Indian companies are now suffering from cold feet, thanks to continuing political uncertainty and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nearly 100 held for obstructing Orissa port project


April 28th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 28 (IANS) Nearly 100 villagers, including 43 women, were arrested for obstructing the construction of a port project in Orissa's Bhadrak district over inadequate compensation, police said Monday. The Dhamra ... Read more...

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Indian companies keen to help South Africa resolve power crisis


April 17th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 17 (IANS) India is keen to assist South Africa in resolving its current power crisis, says Sanjay Kirloskar, leader of a 10 company delegation that is participating in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reliance, Tatas for Udaipur, Amritsar airport upgrade


April 16th, 2008 - 6:05 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Reliance Energy, and the Tatas and Larsen & Toubro are among the bidders short-listed Wednesday for upgrading the Amritsar and Udaipur airports. The bidders short-listed for the ... Read more...

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