late september

Tipu Sultan painting to be auctioned in Britain

September 5th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) British Auction house Mullock's will auction an array of Indian artefacts, including a painting on Tipu Sultan, in late September, said a statement here Wednesday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Mexico to monitor crops, fisheries via satellite

September 1st, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's government said it will begin using a satellite next month to track the country's agricultural and fishery production on a "permanent and increasingly precise" ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Arctic sea ice shrinks to smallest ever

August 28th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 28 (IANS) Sea ice covering the Arctic has shrunk to its smallest size ever observed in the three decades since consistent satellite observations of the polar cap began, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brangelina to wed this weekend?

August 10th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 10 (IANS) Actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have sparked speculation of getting married at their French house this weekend.The couple, who had said they would tie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sri Lanka adds wind power to grid

August 9th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 9 (IANS) Sri Lanka has added 30 megawatts of wind power to its national grid in a bid to reduce power shortage in nearly 60 cities, including Colombo.The ... Read more...

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Pitt’s $390,000 wedding gift for Jolie

August 8th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has reportedly bought a $390,000 watch as a wedding gift for fiancee Angelina Jolie.The couple got engaged in April and are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Putin, Medvedev approval ratings rise amid protests

June 9th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian president and prime minister's approval ratings have been steadily climbing since December 2011 when the first wave of opposition rallies swept ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chhattisgarh gets notice for botched eye operations

January 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh High Court Tuesday issued notice to the state's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government on botched eye operations in September that left several aged ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bus accident in northern Pakistan kills 6, injures 23

January 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SWAT, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least six people were killed on Monday when a speeding minibus overturned in northern Pakistan, police said on Tuesday. More than 20 others were injured.The accident ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US federal budget deficit reaches $137 bn in November

December 13th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) The US federal government reported a budget deficit of $137.3 billion in November, the US Treasury Department announced Monday. That brought the total budget deficit of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

London firm relays turf at Nehru Stadium for SAFF Cup

December 1st, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, which was locked down since the 2010 Commonwealth Games, is ready for the SAFF Cup, thanks to some speedy work ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Spain busts gang that hid drugs in babies’ diapers

November 29th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 29 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police, with the collaboration of Belgian and Dutch authorities, broke up a gang that used children and babies to smuggle cocaine into Europe by plane ... Read more...

Posted in World |

50 indicted in Iran’s biggest ever banking scam

November 28th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian prosecutors have indicted 50 people in connection with the largest bank fraud in the country's history, officials said on Monday. Dozens more are still being investigated and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Russia urges Israel to halt settlement construction

November 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Foreign Ministry urged Israel Wednesday to refrain from more housing construction in the occupied West Bank pending a final agreement on the status ... Read more...

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Netanyahu calls for stepped up settlement construction

November 2nd, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Nov 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for stepped up construction of 2,000 new homes for Israelis in the occupied Palestinian territories, the premier's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chavez’s former doctor flees Venezuela

October 22nd, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A former doctor of ailing Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has fled the country to avoid persecution over his recent remarks about Chavez's health, Mexican ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UNESCO executive council votes for Palestinian membership

October 6th, 2011 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 6 (IANS) UNESCO's executive council voted Wednesday for allowing Palestine a membership, Xinhua reported.Some 40 of the 58 members of UNESCO executive council voted for the proposal against ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese city removes sex textbook from shelves

September 1st, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 1 (IANS) Shanghai city has removed from its shelves a textbook on sex education for primary school children because it accidentally arrived prematurely, a media report said.The printing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaddafi representatives in talks with France

July 11th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, July 11 (IANS/AKI) Representatives of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are conducting negotiations with France and not with the rebels seeking his ouster, according to Gaddafi's son Saif al-Islam."The truth ... Read more...

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Libyan leader Gaddafi threatens to attack Europe

July 9th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has threatened Europe with retaliation for a NATO-led military campaign, saying he will send hundreds of soldiers to launch attacks there."Hundreds ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NATO to continue Libya operation

June 23rd, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO will continue its bombings of Libya, Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said."NATO will continue its mission, because if we stop, an unspecified number ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Off season? No, off to Goa for ‘raindrop tourism’ (With Image)

June 16th, 2011 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) The shacks are missing, there is no water sporting activity and the beaches are much less crowded. Yet a growing number of people, especially domestic tourists, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India rejects Somali pirates swap offer

April 18th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Minister for Overseas Affairs Vayalar Ravi today said that the government of India has rejected the swap offer made by Somali pirates in exchange of abducted Indian ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Somali pirates want Indian hostages swapped with jailed colleagues

April 16th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), Apr 16 (ANI): Despite receiving a multimillion dollar ransom, the Somali pirates have kept the Indian hostages, and demanded release of their colleagues in India."We decided to keep them because ... Read more...

Posted in World |

My father’ll fight for free Manipur till death: rebel leader’s son

December 2nd, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) One of India's most wanted separatist leaders Rajkumar Meghen, chairman of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF), would continue to fight for independence of the northeastern state ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

65 die in Chhattisgarh, exact cause unknown

October 19th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 19 (IANS) At least 65 people have died of suspected water-borne diseases in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur and Dantewada districts but officials are still struggling to identify the exact cause of these ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pesticides To Control Stink Bugs Are Not Working Anymore, Farmers Say

September 20th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The shield bugs or the stink bugs are presently making the lives of the farmers miserable in Pennsylvania. A recent survey report has revealed that the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese billionaire to donate entire fortune

September 7th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) A billionaire has pledged to donate his entire fortune to charity after his death, becoming the first in China to do so. Chen Guangbiao, chairman of Jiangsu Huangpu ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reva’s Return With Ram Milayee Jodi

September 3rd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In case the buzz about the channel's surprises for its viewers is concerned, then it might be a jolly, fun filled one.A project called "Preet Se ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russian President Medvedev offers condolences to Chinese President Hu

August 17th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Tuesday expressed his condolences following the deadly floods and landslides in China during a telephone conversation with Chinese President Hu Jintao, the Kremlin ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Doubts arise over Johnson’s ability to cope on ‘away’ wickets

July 25th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 25 (ANI): A poor performance on his first tour of England was passed off as inexperience of those conditions, but failing for a second time, has put significant doubt on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Melissa Gilbert To Undergo Surgery For Broken Back

July 17th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melissa Gilbert has recently revealed that she worked on Broadway for the last few months in spite of a broken back. The actress has been called ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rosetta flies by asteroid Lutetia

July 11th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has flown past asteroid Lutetia, providing valuable data to scientists.Lutetia - nearly 120km in its longest dimension - is the biggest asteroid yet visited by ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bangladesh clothing show to boost Britain garment ties

July 7th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 7 (IANS) A Bangladeshi clothing show is being organised for the first time in Britain to acknowledge the one billion pounds-strong relationship between British garment retailers and suppliers ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Joe Jonas and Demi Lovato spotted at the Cheesecake Factory

May 5th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Musician and actor Joe Jonas and girlfriend Demi Lovato were spotted dining at the Cheesecake Factory at The Grove in West Hollywood. The couple was seen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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