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Activist demands shutdown of Vedanta refinery in Odisha


September 18th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 18 (IANS) Social activist Prafulla Samantara Tuesday demanded scrapping of the Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) refinery in Odisha, accusing the company of pushing it illegally."The refinery should be ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

South Korea’s sovereign debt risks down


September 7th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 7 (IANS) South Korea's sovereign debt risks fell sharply after rating appraiser Fitch upgraded the country's sovereign rating to "AA-minus", data showed Friday.According to the Korea Center for ... Read more...

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Five die in China quake


September 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 7 (IANS) At least five people were killed and more than 20,000 houses damaged in an earthquake that jolted southwest China's Yunnan and Guizhou provinces, authorities said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More time for probe into graft plea against Dikshit


September 4th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A special court here Tuesday granted more time to the anti-corruption branch to file a status report on a corruption complaint against Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Japan defeats Myanmar in Asian volleyball


September 4th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 4 (IANS) Japan defeated Myanmar in three straight sets (25-18, 25-19, 25-15) on the third day of the third Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Cup for Men in Vietnam's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Helium shortage sends prices sky high


August 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is widely known that natural resources are hard to get and they are only extracted from specific areas. It was recently reported that the balloon ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BJP hijacking parliament: Congress


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Congress Monday hit back at the BJP accusing it of "hijacking" parliament and "running away" from a debate on coal blocks allocation.Congress spokesperson ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Resign on moral grounds, BJP tells PM


August 27th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to accept moral responsibility for alleged irregularities in coal blocks allocations and demanded ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Six killed in house collapse incidents in Jammu


August 25th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed Saturday in incidents of house collapse across Jammu region due to heavy rains, officials said.Over half a dozen houses in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cancel coal blocks allocation: CPI-M


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Coal blocks allocated to private companies, leading to a "gigantic corruption scandal", should be cancelled, the CPI-M said Thursday.The CPI-M said it wanted "a full ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lalu defends PM on CAG report


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Lalu Prasad Friday defended Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the wake of CAG report on allocation of coal blocks, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GIC having a relook at obligatory reinsurance contracts


August 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Stung by a Rs.2,469 crore net loss last fiscal, national reinsurer General Insurannce Corporation of India (GIC) is re-assessing its domestic obligatory reinsurance contracts, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government for extending 2G auction deadline to November (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The government will file an application in the Supreme Court seeking an extension of the deadline for the auction of 2G spectrum, Communications Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Olympics women’s hockey: China lose to Japan, miss making semis


August 7th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) China failed to reach the women's hockey semifinals at the London Olympics after losing to Japan 0-1 in the last round of group matches.China collected ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Seven killed due to rains in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Olympic hockey: India to play only for pride against Korea (Preview)


August 4th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian hockey team will be hoping for a win against Asian rivals South Korea in the London Olympics Sunday, following three straight defeats which have ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sensex closes 18 points down (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Friday closed 18 points down, recouping losses made early in the day. Metal, auto and banking stocks were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cole asked to manage expenses


July 31st, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has been reportedly warned by her accountants to keep a check on her expenses on Britain tour as she might end up with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook ‘working on phone with HTC’


July 27th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook is working with HTC, a Taiwanese handset maker to build a smart phone that will be specifically for Facebook. Reports on this say that the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

J&K; to get planning board this year: Omar


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday announced that state planning board is being constituted this year to "achieve the development goals in consonance with ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Rains will bring doom as Pakistan ill-prepared’


July 16th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) There are little signs that the rains this year will not leave behind a watery trail of doom in Pakistan, a daily said Monday while demanding ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

TRAI’s revised tariff analysis flawed: COAI


July 13th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) Friday lashed out the telecom regulator's analysis effects on costs, tariffs and financial returns, saying it was flawed ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Robinsons Fruit Shoot recall to cost Britvic £25 million


July 11th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chelmsford, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britvic has recalled all new design bottles of their children’s drink ‘Fruit Shoot Hydro’. They had to recall the bottles because the new design bottles have a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World snooker: Advani loses twice


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 4 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani had a rough day at the SangSom Six Red World snooker championships as he lost both his league matches here Wednesday.In his first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US home prices snap losses, rise in April


June 26th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 26 (IANS) US home prices rose in April, snapping seven consecutive monthly losses, an industry report said Tuesday.The S&P;/Case-Shiller Home price index, the leading measure of US ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kalam’s name adds mischief to presidential poll: Karunanidhi


June 15th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Maintaining that the DMK would support the Congress-backed candidate for the president's post, its chief M. Karunanidhi Friday said the suggestion of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Australia beat China to qualify for Olympic volleyball


June 10th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, June 10 (IANS) Australia qualified Sunday for the London Olympic Games men's volleyball competition, beating China 3-0 in the qualifying tournament here.Australia improved their record to five wins and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Court seeks police report on complaint against Dikshit


June 8th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A city court Friday asked Delhi Police to file a report on a complaint of corruption against Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit and others.Hearing a private ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chanderpaul doubtful for Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a doubt for the final Test against England after picking up a side strain.The 37-year-old was taken to hospital here Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Former world boxing champion Wright retires


June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Former light-middle weight world boxing champion Ronald "Winky" Wright of the US has announced his retirement."Part of being a boxer is knowing when to call it ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Himachal bus strike hits commuters hard (Second Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) Employees of the state-run Himachal Road Transport Corp (HRTC), which has fleet of over 1,900 buses, Tuesday went on a day's strike, hitting commuters hard.They were ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese agency suffers losses abroad


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) A third of the overseas arms of China's State Development and Investment Corp (SIC) suffered losses totaling 59.4 million yuan ($9.32 million) in 2010, China Daily ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bharat Bandh spells long working hours, loss for TV industry


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) The nationwide shutdown called by opposition parties Thursday against rising prices and inflation forced the television industry here to take a day off spelling extra work ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Air India flies out stranded British Airways passengers


May 26th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Air India may have failed to fly its passengers in recent days due to the ongoing pilots' strike, but the carrier came to the rescue ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Air India crisis continues for 15th day, losses Rs.250 crore


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 15th day Tuesday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.250 crore as the impasse between ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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