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Ulfa warns non-Assamese in Assam


August 26th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) The ULFA Sunday warned of attacks on "Indians" in Assam if "atrocities" on Assamese people did not halt in other parts of the country.A statement signed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

French jobless rate reaches record high


July 26th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 26 (IANS) The unemployment rate in France inched up by 0.8 percent in June compared with the previous month, reaching a record high since August 1999, official ... Read more...

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Railways starts train movement in violence hit Assam


July 25th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 25 (IANS) The railways Wednesday started the movement of freight trains and expected soon to resume passenger train services, suspended for more than 48 hours due to the ... Read more...

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Hong Kong tops Chinese competitive city list


May 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) Hong Kong has topped a list of the most competitive cities in China and its special territories.The list - "Report on the Competitiveness of Chinese Cities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Explore Shilllong, says filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 22 (IANS) Corporate honcho-turned-filmmaker Chinmoy Sarmah is making "Shillong" with Arfi Lamba, who acted in the Oscar-winning movie "Slumdog Millionaire". He says the aim is to tell ... Read more...

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Six consortiums give bids for sea link


March 19th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Six proposals involving 18 top companies and consortiums have been submitted for India's second sea link, an official said Monday.The Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese retailers stop Apple iPad sales


February 18th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese retailers have stopped sales of Apple's iPad as the trademark dispute between Apple and the China-based tech company Proview intensified.Suning, the country's leading electronics seller, ... Read more...

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Coastal security radar stations to be ready this year


February 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) A chain of radar stations being set up for India's coastal security network will be ready along the mainland by the end of 2012 and those ... Read more...

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Growth slows in Shanghai


January 21st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Shanghai's economy grew 8.2 percent last year, among the slowest of China's provinces and municipalities, but it remains China's richest city.The growth pace moderated from 9.9 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

French unemployment reaches record high in November


December 27th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 27 (IANS) The number of jobless people in France hit a record high in November, as the country faced a double threat of spiralling debt crisis and weak ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World’s biggest insect - Weta insect discovered in New Zealand


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s biggest insect has been discovered on an island in New Zealand. The animal is so big that it has carrot on its list of diets! ... Read more...

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Unemployment in France grows in October


November 29th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 29 (IANS) The number of jobless people in France grew by 1.2 percent in October from a month earlier, as sluggish economic activities slowed job creation in the ... Read more...

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Russian woman sentenced to death in China


November 27th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 37-year-old Russian woman has been sentenced to death in China for drug trafficking, the Russian embassy in Beijing said.However, the sentence will be delayed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IAF airdrops food to marooned in Arunachal


August 12th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) Indian Air Force helicopters Friday airdropped food packets to thousands of marooned people in the East Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh bordering China.People residing in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

One couple on a drive - along India’s border


August 12th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Even before stepping on the gas, they are describing their journey as insanely long, incredibly extensive and a never done before thing. But when Chennai-based couple ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

China’s kung fu town to build global martial arts conglomerate


August 4th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China's kung fu town of Denfeng, where the famed Shaolin Temple is located, has plans to merge all its kung fu schools into a martial arts ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Prince William plans exotic honeymoon with princess Catherine


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Prince William is planning a secret honeymoon with princess Catherine in the Indian Ocean later this month."Kate will have the time of her life. It's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese women developing breast cancer at younger ages


March 28th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 28 (ANI): A new epidemiology study has revealed that while the prevalence of breast cancer among women in Asia is lower than it is worldwide, those who are hit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dubai islands falling into the sea, say experts


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): Experts have warned that the luxury islands in Dubai shaped like countries of the world are sinking into the sea. They told a tribunal that the man-made project off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India’s future lies in primary education for all: Lapierre


November 23rd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhangar (West Bengal), Nov 23 (IANS) Famed French author Dominique Lapierre says the future of India lies not in improving facilities in the metro cities but in developing regions like the Sundarbans ... Read more...

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Foreigners in China can now buy only one home


November 14th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) Foreigners in China will now be allowed to buy only one apartment on the mainland under new rules announced by the government.Overseas buyers must provide statements to show ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China facing rising infertility levels: experts


November 8th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): An epidemiology study has revealed that more than 40 million people in China are suffering infertility on the mainland and the number is still increasing.According to Huang ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China to undertake accurate population count for 2011 Census


November 1st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.1 (ANI): Chinese census officials fanned out across the country on Monday to try to get an accurate count of the population over a ten-day period.The sixth census will use about ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to undertake accurate population count


November 1st, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov.1 (ANI): Chinese census officials fanned out across the country on Monday to try to get an accurate count of the population over a ten-day period.The sixth census will use about ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I was never going to leave Man U: Rooney


October 27th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Oct 27(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has reportedly told a Red Devils' fan at Dubai's Burj Al Arab hotel that he was never going to leave the club.Rooney broke ... Read more...

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125-year-old woman tops ‘longest living Chinese’ list


October 17th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 17 (ANI): A woman, aged 125, has topped the latest list of the 10 longest-living people in China.Luo Meizhen is from Southwest China and believed to be the oldest ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China offers to open talks on military issues with Taiwan


October 14th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 14 (ANI): China has offered to open talks on military issues with Taiwan in due course."We advocate conducting contacts and exchanges on military issues, including the cross-Straits military deployment ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China says citizens’ freedom of speech on Internet protected by law


September 26th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Sep 26(ANI): China has said that law protects its citizens' right to freedom of speech on the Internet, and netizens can voice their opinions "in a wide variety of ways on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

KoPT plans to reclaim land to set up deeper draught port


September 21st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) The Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) is planning to reclaim 2,000 acres in West Bengal's Sagar island to set up a deep draught port, Minister of State for Shipping ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Karl to hit Yucatan Peninsula, bringing sustained winds of up to 65 mph


September 15th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by BNO News
MÉRIDA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) – Tropical Storm Karl on Wednesday caused a tropical storm warning to be issued for the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula from Chetumal at the Mexico/Belize border ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Stocky dragon’ dino was a terrifying predator of Late Cretaceous Europe


August 31st, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 31 (ANI): Palaeontologists have discovered a new species of dinosaur called Balaur bondoc that hunted the dwarfed inhabitants of Late Cretaceous Europe.Balaur bondoc means 'stocky dragon' (Balaur from an archaic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Navy to stop escorting ships in Mumbai harbour from Monday


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy will stop providing escort to ships coming in and out of the Mumbai harbour from Monday necessitated in the wake of collision of two foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dissident risks jail to publish book critical of Chinese premier


August 16th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 16 (DPA) A book criticising the Chinese premier went on sale in Hong Kong Monday, despite alleged threats by Beijing against its author. Writer Yu Jie says he was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google on hiring spree in China


July 31st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) Search giant Google Inc, that saw many top engineers and executives leaving the company after its recent standoff with the Chinese government, has gone on a hiring spree ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former Child Actor Lance Kerwin Placed On Five Year Probation


July 28th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Lihue, Hawaii, July 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former child star Lance Kerwin has been pleaded guilty to a second-degree theft charge due to which he has been sentenced to five years ... Read more...

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