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Five Indian techies from Hyderabad die in US car crash (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Five Indian software professionals, all from Hyderabad, were killed when their out-of-control Chevrolet Camaro hit a tractor-trailer and burst into flames in a fiery crash on ... Read more...

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Five Indian techies die in car accident in US


August 11th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Five Indian software professionals, all from Hyderabad, died when their car hit a tractor-trailer and burst into flames in a fiery crash on a highway near ... Read more...

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British children’s play-centre bans fathers


August 8th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) A children's play-centre in Britain has barred fathers from attending with their children and is now facing a probe by equality watchdogs, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Special children celebrate Nelson Mandela Day (With image)


July 18th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Around 50 visually impaired children from a reputed Mumbai school Wednesday celebrated the 94th birthday of South African freedom icon Nelson Mandela with musical performances and ... Read more...

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Shanghai faces labour crisis


April 26th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) China's Shanghai city is facing a shortfall of migrant labour. The city's human resource watchdog says it is happening mainly due to the rising cost of ... Read more...

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US helping India to establish community colleges


April 25th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The United States is working with India to flesh out an initiative to set up hundreds of community colleges in India on the American pattern, ... Read more...

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UAE minister attends Indian church service


March 11th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 10 (IANS/WAM) Attending a service at the Indian Mar Thoma Church in Abu Dhabi, an United Arab Emirates (UAE) minister said the country promotes tolerance and understanding.Sheikh ... Read more...

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IFFI organisers use football to warm up Goans to films


November 11th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) The organisers of the 42nd International Film Festival of India are using soccer as bait to hook Goans onto films.The IFFI, staring Nov 23 here, will ... Read more...

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Unable to care for wife, man commits suicide in Rolls-Royce


October 28th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) A 67-year-old man and his disabled wife in Britain gassed themselves in their Rolls-Royce since the husband felt he was unable to take care of his ... Read more...

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Johansson bats for famine-struck Africa


September 27th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson says "extreme action" is needed to tackle famine in Africa.Johansson, who serves as an ambassador to British aid agency Oxfam, visited a refugee ... Read more...

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UAE launches 1 mn dirham environmental prize


September 16th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 15 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emritates Thursday announced establishment of a prize with a cash award of 1 million Arab Emirates dirhams ($ 272,000) for measures to ... Read more...

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Local community has been supportive: Lily Allen


July 5th, 2011 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) British singer Lily Allen says she got married in the local church in Gloucestershire because of the support she received from the community when she lost ... Read more...

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Mukhtaran Mai abused her power: WikiLeaks


June 13th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) The family of Pakistani gang rape victim Mukhtaran Mai became power brokers in their local community due to her international recognition and increased donor-provided resources, says ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco group slams Ramesh


June 12th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Reacting to Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh's concern over use of force against villagers opposing land acquisition in Orissa for the Posco steel ... Read more...

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India to launch biodiversity management initiative


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) India will launch a Rs.130 crore initiative with the World Bank for better management of protected areas by making people stakeholders, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi holds English learning course for parents


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 3 (IANS/ WAM) A special English learning course has been started in Abu Dhabi to encourage parents' involvement in their children's studies.Organised by the Abu Dhabi ... Read more...

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‘The Great Gatsby’ house being pulled down


April 19th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) City officials in New York have started pulling down the mansion that is often associated with “The Great Gatsby” so that new properties could be built ... Read more...

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Govt. to consider setting up of ‘Community Radio Fund’: Ambika Soni


April 7th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 7 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni today said that her ministry will consider setting up of "Community Radio Fund" to ensure the sustainability and ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore, Mandy Moore help out at food bank


April 5th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 5 (ANI): Actress Drew Barrymore and singer-turned-movie star Mandy Moore joined former US President Bill Clinton in helping students package food for the needy.Clinton, 64, ended the final ... Read more...

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Playing a porn star was fantastic, says Carla Gugino


March 31st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Carla Gugino has admitted that she garnered quite a bit of satisfaction stepping into the shoes of an X-rated sensation in Sebastian Gutierrez's 'Elektra Luxx'.'Elektra Luxx' tells the ... Read more...

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Ex- Bollywood star Tania Zaetta vows to fight Oz nightclub charges


March 21st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 21 (ANI): Former Bollywood actress Tania Zaetta has vowed to fight criminal charges over 'disturbance' on the Gold Coast.A statement released by her management firm said she had retained Byron ... Read more...

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UN announces new programme for Indian widows


March 8th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Recognising the plight of widows in India whose lives are often mired in poverty and neglect, the UN Tuesday launched a new programme for widows ... Read more...

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Anti-drug ads ‘effectively reduce marijuana use among teens’


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): A study, led by a researcher from Ohio Sate University, has provided evidence that anti-drug campaigns effectively reduce marijuana use among teenagers.It looked at self-reported exposure to ... Read more...

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Hollywood starlet Jane Russell dies aged 89


March 1st, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Former Hollywood actress and sex symbol Jane Russell died on Monday at her home in California of a respiratory-related illness. She was 89.The news was confirmed by her ... Read more...

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2012 Olympic Games venue opens


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.23 (ANI): The organising committee of 2012 Olympic Games achieved a milestone when the first venue the velodrome, opened on Tuesday.The velodrome in Stratford cost around 93 million pounds to build ... Read more...

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Jay Z invests in fast food joint in his native NY


January 12th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Jay Z has made a new investment to expand his business empire.The rap mogul has expanded his business domain by investing in a fast food restaurant in his ... Read more...

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Jairam moots changes in forest act


January 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said the government will amend the Indian Forests Act to give more rights to local communities on forest resources. "The ... Read more...

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Construction major Sobha group has sponsored 291 marriages! (Lead)


December 19th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Dec 19 (IANS) Renowned construction major Sobha Group sponsored 41 community marriages during the weekend as part of its corporate social responsibility programme, taking the number of such weddings organised ... Read more...

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Fracking Continues To Create A Stir


November 12th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of Lake Township heard a rather upsetting news this Wednesday when Supervisor Amy Salansky announced after a township meeting that the residents will have to ... Read more...

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More than a third of young Brits don’t feel part of their community


October 27th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): A new UK study states that almost a third of young people, aged 16 to 24, do not feel part of their local community and around a quarter ... Read more...

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UAE justice department staff donate blood


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 21 (IANS/WAM) A large number of justice department employees of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) donated blood at a medical camp here Tuesday. Staff from various divisions of the Abu ... Read more...

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Cloudburst tragedy: Israeli tourists providing succor to locals in Leh


August 12th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Leh/New Delhi, Aug.12 (ANI): Such is their love for Ladakh, that in this hour of crisis, a group of trapped Israeli tourists have decided to stay back in disaster stuck Leh and ... Read more...

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UN declares access to clean water, sanitation a human right


July 29th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 29(ANI): The United Nations (UN) has recognized access to clean water and sanitation as a human right.The UN General Assembly resolution, sponsored by Bolivia, received favourable votes from ... Read more...

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Authorities to protect coral reef in Tamil Nadu’s Gulf of Mannar


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu), July 23 (ANI): Authorities at the Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park (GMMNP) in the Indian Ocean, situated on the Tamil Nadu Coast, will set up sea buoys to ... Read more...

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One killed in Andhra police firing


July 14th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) At least one person was killed and two wounded as police opened fire to quell protest against a thermal electricity project in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district, about 600 ... Read more...

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