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Rains boost Agra’s green cover


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 2 (IANS) Heavy showers have come as a big boost to afforestation efforts in the Taj city.The Taj Mahal is now adequately insulated against air pollution by a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Railway seeks security to move stranded trains in Assam


July 24th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian Railways Tuesday asked the central and Assam governments to providing adequate security in the violence-affected stretch in the state so that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Olympic torch relay hit by flash protests


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The Olympic torch relay, currently travelling through the British capital after it arrived from Olympia's Temple of Hera in Greece, has had to face flash protests ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Heat wave bakes US, dozens dead


July 8th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Unrelenting heat wave continued to bake much of the US, and it has caused the death of over 40 people so far.Saturday's temperatures soared over 100 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Japan safe again, resurgent: Ambassador to India


March 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Japanese ambassador to India Akitaka Saiki said Sunday his country was safe once again and the economy had bounced back a year after a devastating ... Read more...

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Formula One is safe: Sutil


October 24th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Terming the death of two racers in a week a "shame", Force India driver Adrian Sutil Monday maintained that Formula One has managed to stay ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh sign maps, settle boundary row (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) India and Bangladesh Saturday began signing border maps in Dhaka, officially recognising their 4,156-km international boundary and ending a decades-old lingering discord over the issue.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline runs into delays


June 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) The proposed Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline has run into delays as Islamabad has failed to raise the necessary funds, a media report said Thursday.Pakistani officials have told ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

1,704-meter-long noodle from China is world’s longest


March 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 14 (ANI): China has made a new Guinness World Record by coming up with the longest handmade noodle.The 1,704-meter-long stretch of noodle was displayed during a noodle-making activity at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Stop talking about me, LiLo tells dad Michael


March 4th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan, fresh out of rehab and now dealing with necklace theft case, has finally broken her silence about her father Michael's recent behaviour.In an exclusive statement ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

O.J. Mayo Suspended After Testing Positive For DHEA


January 28th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A severe blow has rendered to the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday after the NBA announced of the suspension of Memphis Grizzlies' guard O.J. Mayo after he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sudden Snowfall Makes WSDOT Work Over Night


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since a bad snow fall hit the eastern part of Washington, the Washington State Department of Transportation is having a real tough time. According to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

32,000 footfalls on Central Secretariat-Qutub Minar Metro link


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Central Secretariat-Qutub Minar link, which connects the city's north with its satellite town of Gurgaon in Haryana, was a huge hit among the public Friday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Metro-line connecting Delhi to Gurgaon inaugurated


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 3 (ANI): The Delhi metro reached yet another milestone on Friday with the commencement of the much-awaited 12.53 kilometres long underground corridor linking New Delhi with the satellite city ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hydro projects could make Ravi river stretch disappear


August 13th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 13 (IANS) It meanders through the country's history and hills, but Himachal Pradesh's prominent Ravi river may soon lose some of its glory. A 67-km long stretch will ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi approves project to keep Yamuna sewage-free


July 20th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet Tuesday approved a Rs.1,358 crore Yamuna Interceptor Sewer Project to contain pollution levels in the river. Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said that under the project, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Eight-year-old boy completes adventurous rafting expedition in Zanskar river


July 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Ladakh, July 18(ANI): Raising the benchmarks in white water rafting, an expedition team of adventure enthusiasts, including an eight-year-old boy, have successfully rafted in the River Zanskar, which flows through Jammu and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Shahid-Sonam’s Script Tease On The Royal Mile


July 13th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Shahid and Sonam Kapoor are shooting love scenes in a specially-designed carriage in a part of Edinburgh where no film has been shot before and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Work on Bhaderwah Chamba road resumes after 24 years


July 12th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, July 12 (ANI): Work on the 147-km-long Bhaderwah-Chamba road has resumed after a gap of more than two decades. A 22-kilometer-long stretch of the repaired road was opened to traffic recently.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gazza feels gutted about criminal Moat’s death


July 12th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): Troubled former England football star Paul Gascoigne has revealed that he is completely shattered by the death of his pal Moat.Gazza, 43, surprised cops by turning up at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Autopsy Results Shows Slipknot Bassist Died Of Morphine Overdose


June 22nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, June 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Recently declared autopsy results for Slipknot bassist Paul Gray has revealed that the bassist had died from an overdose of morphine. The medical examiner ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UFO experts fear full-scale alien invasion Down Under


May 27th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 27 (ANI): Experts in Australia have expressed their fears that a full-scale alien invasion of the Northern Territory is about to take place.Though astronomers and police say the flares seen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rafael Bejarano Shines With “Blind Luck” At Kentucky Oaks


May 1st, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Louisville, May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rafael Bejarano was banking upon Blind Luck which did gave him his winning smile at the Kentucky Oaks 136 run on Friday. Reportedly, Blind Luck ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Can the Yamuna be cleaned, the Finnish way? (With Image)


April 5th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Nishant Arora Lahti (Finland), April 5 (IANS) If there is will power and a clear vision, the now dying Yamuna river in India can be saved, says an expert from Finland ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Grasshopper Invasion Threat In West This Summer


March 30th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Newcastle, March 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This summer, according to the findings of the federal research team, could turn to be a nightmare for farmers and ranchers in South Dakota, North ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar launches ‘Clean Yamuna’ campaign


March 16th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar announced here Tuesday a seven-month long campaign to clean the Yamuna river and have a clean and green Delhi before the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pay toll on Noida-Greater Noida Expressway from Sep 30


March 9th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, March 9 (IANS) The Noida-Greater Noida Expressway will cease to be toll-free from Sep 30, the Uttar Pradesh government said Tuesday. The government, in a notification, has included the 21.5-km-long stretch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar to launch clean Yamuna campaign


February 4th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Thursday announced a three-month campaign to clean river Yamuna. The campaign -- 'My Yamuna, My Dilli' -- to be launched here Sunday, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cleanup underway after oil spill from Texas tanker collision


January 25th, 2010 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (DPA) Work continued Sunday to clean up hundreds of thousands of litres of oil spilled out into the harbour of Port Arthur, in the US state of Texas, after ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Barbed wire cut on India-Pakistan border, red alert in Jammu and Kashmir


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) A red alert was sounded all across Jammu and Kashmir Saturday after a long stretch of the barbed wire fence on the India-Pakistan border was found cut. There ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Porter swims with tied limbs to create awareness about water pollution in Kerala


December 13th, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Dec 13(ANI): The ongoing Copenhagen climate Change Summit has encouraged a daily wage head loader in Kerala to swim with tied hands and legs to create awareness about water pollution.P.G Santosh ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kerala porter swims with tied hands, legs creates world record


December 13th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, Dec 13 (ANI): The ongoing Copenhagen climate change Summit has encouraged a daily wage head loader in Kerala, to swim with tied hands and legs.P.G Santosh achieved this unique ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Visually-impaired participants run marathon to promote sports culture in Delhi


November 8th, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov. 8 (ANI): In a bid to promote sports culture in Delhi, a marathon was organised here on Sunday.Thousands braved the early morning chill to take part in the marathon ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Talladega Given New Rules By NASCAR, Not Favored By Drivers


November 2nd, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Talladega, Ala, Nov. 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASCAR'S precautions were of no avail on Sunday at Talladega, as the racers did not pay any heed to the warnings. NASCAR had even ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Udhampur residents demand bridge over Tawi River


October 28th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
Udhampur (J-K), Oct. 28 (ANI): Residents of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir are facing many problems in absence of a bridge over the Tawi River.The Tawi River, which is major left ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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