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Gas production from RIL’s KG-D6 block declines


August 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Gas production in the Krishna-Godavari basin KG D6 block, operated by Reliance Industries, has declined in 2011-12 and the estimate of gas reserves has been ... Read more...

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Dried branches of Bodhi tree chopped


August 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 1 (IANS) Some dried branches of the Bodhi tree, under which Lord Buddha attained enlightenment, were chopped Wednesday after a dried branch fell into the Mahabodhi temple ... Read more...

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Bodhi tree is healthy, says scientists


July 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 18 (IANS) The Bodhi tree in Bodh Gaya, under which Lord Buddha is believed to have attained enlightenment, is healthy once again."The Bodh tree is fully healthy," ... Read more...

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Kenya to allow athletes to compete abroad prior to Olympics


June 13th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 13 (IANS) Athletics Kenya (AK) will not deny elite athletes named in both the Olympics and Africa team a chance to compete at the Samsung Diamond League races ... Read more...

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China to save lake in desert


May 15th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) China will spend 600 million yuan ($95 million) over the next three years to protect Hongjiannao Lake, the country's largest desert freshwater lake, from shrinking, authorities ... Read more...

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Shrinking space for dead in Hyderabad (Feature, With Images)


May 15th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) "Mar ke bhi chain na paya to kidhar jayenge? (If there is no peace in death, then where will I go?" This Urdu couplet from Ibrahim ... Read more...

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Thai woman returns to ailing dog in Bihar


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bodh Gaya (Bihar), May 2 (IANS) Their love knew no boundaries. This is the story of Thai national Fa Tha Nik who has returned to India to take Prince, ... Read more...

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Kerala announces strict measures against bio-piracy


April 11th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 11 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) Wednesday announced strict measures to prevent bio-piracy.K.P. Laladhas, member-secretary of the newly-constituted board, said that a few important decisions have ... Read more...

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Kerala to participate in world’s biggest biodiversity event


March 31st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) Kerala has made huge strides in the field of biodiversity, and is now set to participate in the 11th Conference of Parties (CoP) to the Convention ... Read more...

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Diamond contact lenses for goddess - devotees see red! (With Images)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Feb 23 (IANS) When thousands of devotees turned up for their regular 'darshan' of Goddess Mahalaxmi earlier this week, they noticed a strange glint in her eyes - ... Read more...

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Guyana high on WICB directors’ agenda this weekend


December 30th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Dec 30 (IANS/CMC) The directors of the West Indies Cricket Board are scheduled to meet this weekend in St. Lucia where the state of affairs regarding the Guyana board ... Read more...

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China’s largest desert lake may vanish in 10 years


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) China's largest desert lake is shrinking as a result of climate change and human activities and it could vanish in just a decade, officials estimate.Hongjiannao ... Read more...

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US tech firm to set up branch in Chinese city


December 23rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) Qualcomm, the world's largest wireless semiconductor company, has announced it will set up a branch in Xi'an, capital of China's northwest Shaanxi province, the authorities ... Read more...

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Kerala to streamline medicinal plants production


December 19th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) With the international market for medicinal plants estimated to be around $60 billion and their exports from India crossing Rs.3,000 crore ($567 million), Kerala -- home ... Read more...

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Delhi to recruit 13,000 teachers


November 11th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) The Delhi government will recruit 13,000 teachers and open more schools under the right to education act, Education Minister Arvinder Singh Lovely said Friday."About 13,000 ... Read more...

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Kerala to set up biodiversity panel in all local bodies


November 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 10 (IANS) Kerala has become one of the first states in the country where all the 978 local village bodies have completed the formation of a Biodiversity Management ... Read more...

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Child rights panel tells Bengal schools to return students’ money


November 1st, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 1 (IANS) Days after India's apex child rights panel exposed rampant violations of the Right to Education Act in West Bengal's government schools, several of the schools have ... Read more...

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United Bank’s net up by 13.7 percent in Q2


October 31st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 31 (IANS) The public sector United Bank of India Monday announced that its net profit rose to Rs.124.77 crore during the second quarter ended Sep 30 -- a ... Read more...

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Congress sets up 4 panels to run party in Uttar Pradesh


October 18th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 18 (IANS) The Congress has formed four state-level committees to run party affairs in Uttar Pradesh, a party spokesman said.This decision comes after Sunday's day-long meeting of ... Read more...

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WICB chief to meet Guyana President over management issues


August 29th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), Aug 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) President Julian Hunte is set to meet Guyana President Bharrat Jagdeo over the latest developments in the administration of the game ... Read more...

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Five dead after rivers overflow in southern Laos


August 13th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by BNO News
VIENTIANE (BNO NEWS) -- Five people have been killed in southern Laos since the Mekong River and its tributaries burst their banks earlier this week, the Vientiane Times reported on Friday.Three boys ... Read more...

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Goa to inspect safety of 100 mining operations


July 25th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Within a month of two major mining accidents in the state, the Goa government has set up a high-level committee to inspect safety measures adopted ... Read more...

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Court seeks reply on Ajmer shrine’s administration


July 19th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government seeking an explanation on the appointment of a 'nazim' (administrator) on an ad hoc ... Read more...

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World’s longest sea bridge opens in China


June 30th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 30 (IANS) The world's longest cross-sea bridge -- the 36.48-km eight-lane Qingdao Jiaozhou Bay Bridge in China -- opened for traffic Thursday.The opening ceremony of the cross-sea bridge, ... Read more...

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Bodies of Arunachal CM Khandu, 4 others taken to Tawang


May 5th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Itanagar, May 5 (ANI): The Army on Thursday brought the bodies of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu and four others from Keyla, where the helicopter with five on board crashed.All ... Read more...

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Loss of Arunachal’s ‘Laughing Buddha’ irreparable: Takam Sanjoy


May 4th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tawang, May 4 (ANI): The untimely demise of popular Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Dorjee Khandu, who was also known as 'Laughing Buddha' for bringing smiles on the faces of people ... Read more...

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24th Australian Sikh Games begins in Adelaide


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAdelaide, Apr 22 (ANI): The Premier of South Australia, Mike Rann, declared open the 24th Australian Sikh Games here on Friday.The President of the Sikh Games Association, Mohanvir Singh, ... Read more...

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After 2,000 years, temple allows women into sanctum sanctorum


April 15th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), April 15 (IANS) Breaking a 2,000-year-old tradition, women were allowed entry into the sanctum sanctorum of the Mahalakshmi temple here Friday. The temple is dedicated to the ... Read more...

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Brain storming session on GIM begins tomorrow


March 25th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 25 (ANI): The brainstorming session on the Green India Mission (GIM) will be organized here on Saturday.The session will focus on the action plan for the year 2011-12, ... Read more...

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‘Indian school board election is farce’, said Indian parents in Oman


February 27th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Muscat, Feb.27 (ANI): Social workers and parents have criticized the first elections of the Indian school board in Oman, calling it a farce."The whole process, right from the composition of the board ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Bodhgaya following looming Maoist threat


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya, Jan 19 (ANI): Concerned at the looming Maoist threat in the region, authorities beefed up security around a revered Buddhist temple in Bihar's Bodhgaya town.Hundreds of security officials, armed with latest ... Read more...

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Buddhists upset over death of sacred fish inside Bodhgaya temple pond


January 9th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya, Jan 9 (ANI): Buddhists in Bihar's Bodhgaya city fear that things could get worse following the death of a sacred 'golden fish' inside the temple pond due to freezing temperature on ... Read more...

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‘Rampant development a threat to Indian forests’, says Ramesh


January 5th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 5 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Wednesday termed the rampant development as the greatest threat to the forests, flora and fauna in the ... Read more...

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Delhi traffic advisory for religious procession Sunday


January 1st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) A traffic advisory was Saturday issued as a religious procession on the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh would be taken out in the capital Sunday by ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand Govt. starts disaster management training program


December 12th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
Haldwani (Uttarakhand), Dec.12 (ANI): The Uttarakhand government with disaster management committee has started a disaster management-training program to combat natural calamities in the state.Around 10,000 people including home guards, police and rapid ... Read more...

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