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Rains throw life out of gear in Lucknow


September 17th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter the state capital for the second consecutive day Saturday. The weather department has predicted wet days till next week.Rains began ... Read more...

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Akshay in love with Marathi plays


September 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actor-producer Akshay Kumar's quest for good stories and unique concepts is now taking him to Marathi plays. He has produced a film in the language."I ... Read more...

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Remains of medieval British monarch unearthed?


September 12th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Archaeologists have unearthed a skeleton which they believe could be the remains of King Richard III, a medieval monarch, The Independent reported.The skeleton was exhumed from ... Read more...

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E-books, e-library - for your reading pleasure


September 6th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) An online library that also offers a pick-up and drop facility for books, getting to browse through various language newspapers at one site, or mastering ... Read more...

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Aamir brings smile to ‘Jalpari’ director (Movie Snippets)(With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Aamir Khan surely goes out of his way for causes that are close to his heart. The actor, busy with a shooting schedule in Chicago, ... Read more...

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India Diplomatic Bag Found in French Alps After 46 Years


August 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
French Alps, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A bag carrying Indian diplomatic mail has been found in the French Alps after 46 years. The bag has been found at a place where an ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kanda’s Gurgaon farmhouse, office searched (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Delhi Police Monday searched the Gurgaon farmhouse and office of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight attendant ... Read more...

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Bengal rights panel orders probe in Shiladitya Chowdhury’s arrest


August 17th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) The State Human Right Commission (SHRC) has ordered a probe into the arrest of a man who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia to crack down on prisoners’ mobile phones


August 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 7 (IANS) Russian authorities are considering tougher punishment, including extra prison time, for inmates who use mobile phones, RIA Novosti reported Tuesday.According to the Izvestia daily, an official ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New tricks for an old sea dog?


August 7th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Known as a media-shy officer for long, Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Tuesday called himself "an old sea dog" and wondered if it was ... Read more...

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Power failure cripples railways; 500 trains, 1.5 lakh passengers hit


July 30th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Around 1.5 lakh passengers in 300 trains suffered delays as the power grid failure crippled operations across eight divisions of the northern railway Monday, while ... Read more...

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Chronology of major Indian train accidents since 2000


July 30th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies and the biggest this year, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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50 percent power restored in UP, many trains stranded


July 30th, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 30 (IANS) Power in the state capital and major towns of Uttar Pradesh limped back to normalcy Monday, eight hours after the Northern Grid tripped, while many ... Read more...

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Power supply partially restored in Punjab, Haryana


July 30th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Train services were partially resumed and power supply to some parts of Punjab and Haryana restored Monday after a complete power failure in the two states ... Read more...

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Val Patterson writes his own obituary to come clean about his crimes


July 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Salt Lake City, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Val Patterson wanted to die as a peaceful man, and he wanted to offload a lot of things that had been weighing him down all ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

I’ve maintained myself well: Talat Aziz


June 25th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) It's unusual for a 55-year-old to groove on a dance floor, but Talat Aziz is ready for the challenge. The ghazal singer says he's fit ... Read more...

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Air India to reactivate east Asia routes, plans operational rebound


June 21st, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
By-Rohit VaidNew Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Strike-hit national carrier Air India will reactive flights between the national capital and east Asian destinations like Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong in phases ... Read more...

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Indian stamps released in Indonesia (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 20 (IANS) Two commemorative postage stamps on the Shekhawati and Warli paintings, depicting the rich culture and tradition of Rajasthan and Maharashtra, were released in the Indonesian capital ... Read more...

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Post office with four mail runners opened in Ladakh


June 19th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) A post office with four mail runners (postmen), who may cover a distance of 60 km daily, was inaugurated Tuesday at Cha-Lungnak in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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AITA asks sports ministry to convince warring players (Roundup)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Monday asked the sports ministry to convince Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to team up with Leander Paes ... Read more...

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Sports minister asks AITA why not send two teams (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken, stepping into the Indian Olympic tennis imbroglio, Monday asked the All India Tennis Association (AITA) to explain why it was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Remodelling work to affect rail traffic in Ghaziabad


June 14th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 14 (IANS) Train services between Delhi and Kolkata, Lucknow and other key cities will remain affected for the next five days -- June 15-19 -- due to remodelling ... Read more...

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Man killed after being hit by train


June 12th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A two-year-old girl had a miraculous escape while her father was killed after they were hit by a train here, police said Tuesday.Rajesh Thakur, 25, ... Read more...

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Why optimists usually win


June 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Thinking positively about something really might make it happen, experts say.Simply anticipating something good can gear up hidden circuits in the brain to drive you towards ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Travel agent forges MP’s signature, held in Delhi


June 7th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) A travel agent was arrested here Thursday for forging the signature of Bharatiya Janata Party MP Syed Shahnawaz Hussain to get a railway ticket ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl gets bizarre death threat


June 6th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) A Lucknow girl student has received an anonymous threat that she will be killed June 12 -- the same day last year when her businessman father ... Read more...

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US census left out over 1.5 mn minority members


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS/EFE) The US Census Bureau has said that it omitted more than 1.5 million people belonging to ethnic minorities in the 2010 count, though it defended the ... Read more...

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Honda recalls over 52,600 vehicles in US


May 18th, 2012 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 18 (IANS) Honda Motor Thursday announced it is recalling over 52,600 sedans from 2007 and 2008 models in the US over a defect in the vehicles.The Japanese automaker ... Read more...

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26 injured as Punjab Mail derails near Rohtak (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 6 (IANS) AT least twenty-six people were reported injured when eight coaches of the Punjab Mail derailed at Sampla in Haryana's Rohtak district early Sunday.The derailment occurred ... Read more...

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20 injured as Punjab Mail derails near Rohtak (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 6 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured when eight coaches of the Punjab Mail derailed in Sampla area of Haryana's Rohtak district early Sunday.The derailment occurred ... Read more...

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20 injured as Punjab Mail derails


May 6th, 2012 - 7:45 am ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 6 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured when five coaches of the Punjab Mail derailed near Ismailabad in Rohtak district of Haryana Sunday morning.The derailment occurred ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court blast: Accused records statement


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Amir Abbas Dev, an accused in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast case, recorded his statement before a magistrate Wednesday in an in-camera proceeding, sources ... Read more...

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Social media a reality: Khurshid


April 21st, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) As the West Bengal police booked a university professor for forwarding a cartoon mail on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the state CID asked Facebook ... Read more...

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Delhi blast accused’s plea to be heard May 1


April 18th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) An application by Amir Abbas Dev, an accused in last year's blast outside Delhi High Court, to become an approver would be heard May 1 ... Read more...

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