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Russian kid found living with cows


July 28th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Social workers in Russia's western Urals region have taken into their care a five-year-old girl who spent most of her life in a cowshed.The girl's ... Read more...

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PMO attempts to counter Anna’s anti-corruption stir threat


July 24th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With Anna Hazare giving an ultimatum for his team's Jan Lokpal Bill to be brought in parliament, the government Tuesday tried to blunt his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amrit Sagar captures big fat Indian wedding in new film


July 9th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A seven-day marriage celebration with lots of twists and turns is the premise of director Amrit Sagar's next film "Rabba Main Kya Karoon".After entertaining audiences ... Read more...

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Rome’s Trevi Fountain is ‘crumbling’


June 11th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, June 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Baroque monument Trevi Fountain, has being inspected for damage last Monday after stone fragments broke off and fell to the ground. The Rococo masterpiece has apparently ... Read more...

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Canadian businesses show increased optimism: Bank of Canada


April 10th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 10 (IANS) Canadian businesses plan to increase investment and hire more staff because positive sentiment on future sales has risen to its highest level in two years, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal keen to expand airports


April 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is keen to expand its existing airports in Kullu and Kangra districts to strengthen air connectivity, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Friday.For ... Read more...

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New Zealand consumer prices fall


January 19th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 19 (IANS) A sharp drop in the price of vegetables caused a dip in prices for New Zealand consumers in the last quarter, according to figures from the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar will come back strongly at SCG: Ganguly


December 31st, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is confident that his ex-team mate Sachin Tendulkar will come back strongly against Australia in the second Test that starts ... Read more...

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European airports prepare for upcoming heavy snow


December 17th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 17 (IANS) Ahead of upcoming days of heavy snow, the European airports have made several preparations this time to prevent any chaotic situation and inconvenience to air-passengers, said ... Read more...

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Happy that government relented on retail FDI: Yechury


December 7th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Wednesday that his party was happy that the government had relented on the issue of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP to protest price rise, corruption from parliament to streets


November 20th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Parliament's winter session, set to start Tuesday, may turn out to be stormy with the Bharatiya Janata Party Sunday saying it will raise the ... Read more...

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Did PAC chief Joshi influence CAG’s 2G report?


November 15th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) In a new twist to the 2G tale, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi is alleged to have pushed the government auditor ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Did BJP’s Joshi influence CAG’s 2G report?


November 15th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) In a new twist to the 2G tale, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Murli Manohar Joshi is alleged to have pushed the government auditor to ... Read more...

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Moscow to host strip show for charity


November 12th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian capital will host a charity strip show to help homeless people survive the upcoming winter, a charity organisation said.The event, organised by the ... Read more...

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Multi-billionaire Madonna’s brother is homeless


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna's older brother is living in penury. He says he has no roof over his head and that he makes a living by ... Read more...

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Strauss, Flower receive OBEs


October 5th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Test skipper Andrew Strauss and head coach Andy Flower received OBEs at Windsor Castle for guiding England to an Ashes victory in Australia last winter.Strauss and ... Read more...

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Flower bans Panesar from bowling to Tendulkar at nets


July 27th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) England coach Andy Flower has banned Monty Panesar from bowling to Sachin Tendulkar in the nets, after confirming that the England spinner helped the Indian ... Read more...

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Modi blasts BCCI for opposing UDRS


June 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Lalit Modi, former chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Saturday blasted the Indian cricket board for opposing the use of the Umpire Decision Review ... Read more...

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India opposes umpire decision review in England Tests


June 10th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) The Indian cricket board has reportedly sent an official notification to the England and Wales Cricket Board, opposing the use of the Umpire Decision ... Read more...

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India have to prove they are world’s top Test team: Botham


May 26th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Former England all-rounder Ian Botham says India have still to prove their World No.1 Test ranking by winning overseas tours and the Test series against ... Read more...

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Andy Flower committed to making England world’s No.1 side


May 4th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4(ANI): England team director Andy Flower, who has signed a new contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has said that he wants to realize the team's objective ... Read more...

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Flower signs new contract to stay on as England coach


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Andy Flower has signed a new contract with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to stay on as the team director.Flower, a former Zimbabwe ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi airport to handle more flights in summer


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 2 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi International Airport is all set to handle an increased number of flights this summer, thanks to Etihad Airways' expansion of operations.The expansion of ... Read more...

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Trigger-happy Nepal’s former crown prince let off with warning


April 27th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 27 (IANS) Nepal's trigger-happy former crown prince Paras Bir Bikram Shah, who became the first member of the erstwhile royal family to face arrest and detention, was let ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flower to get new ECB deal with less touring to fight off India interest


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 23 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has reportedly worked out a new contract for coach Andy Flower that could see him travel less to avoid a burnout. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Advani hits out at Hazare backers’ anti-politician stance (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Tuesday criticised social activist Anna Hazare's supporters for painting all politicians black, and said there were still ... Read more...

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Advani hits out at Hazare backers’ anti-politician stance (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Tuesday criticised social activist Anna Hazare's supporters for painting all politicians black, and said there were still ... Read more...

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Baby boom as UK couples warm up in the cold


March 27th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 27 (ANI): Would-be parents, snuggling down to beat last winter's freezing temperatures, have sent UK's birth rate soaring to the highest level since monthly records began.New statistics showed that almost ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We have to play good cricket against India: Wright


February 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) John Wright's return as a coach, this time of his home country New Zealand, was perhaps a logical move after the team came apart at the seams under ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi’s homeless prefer streets to night shelters


January 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Even as Delhi shivers in the bone-chilling winter, the city's homeless - said to range from 67,000 to 150,000 - prefer to sleep in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Head to Shimla for a white New Year’s Eve


December 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 31 (IANS) A white Christmas may have eluded this Himachal Pradesh capital, but New Year's Eve is more than likely to make up for it with the season's first ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shivraj Singh Chouhan gets clean-chit in dumper scam


December 30th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 30 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Thursday got a clean-chit in the three-year-old dumper scam from the Lokayukta, an anti-corruption ombudsman investigating the Rs.2 crore scam, sources ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rain, snowfall predicted in Himachal


December 28th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 28 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh might experience rains and snowfall in the next three days, a weather official said here Tuesday."There are chances of heavy rainfall and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Canada lists Yemen-based al-Qaeda group as terrorist organization


December 24th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), Dec. 24 (ANI): The Canadian Government has formally designated a Yemen-based al Qaeda group as a terrorist organization, and banned its entry into Canada.According to the Globe and Mail, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

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