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Bhakra, Pong dams still short of water


September 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) The water levels in Bhakra and Pong dams of Himachal Pradesh have not reached the maximum limit this year owing to the deficit monsoon in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

11 Odisha districts record deficit rain


July 31st, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 31 (IANS) Eleven of Odisha's 30 districts have recorded deficit rainfall this monsoon, impacting on paddy cultivation that is crucial for the economy of the state, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RBI to notify proposal allowing airlines to access foreign funds


April 19th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The government Thursday said it expects the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to notify the budget announcement of allowing the cash-strapped Indian civil aviation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Woes for Chandy as IUML given fifth ministership


April 13th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has come under fire from Hindu social groups besides his own Congress party ever since he gave a fifth ministership to ... Read more...

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Putin top campaign spender


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was the top spender in this presidential campaign with 368 million rubles ($12 million), according to financial statements by candidates ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Court reserves order on students plea against varsity


November 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday reserved order on a petition alleging that Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University (GGSIU) adopted different criteria for promoting its professional ... Read more...

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Harvesting power of 140-character journalism


July 29th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) One hundred and forty characters can be quite a constraint for a scribe, but in the age of Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus, he ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Councillor has six kids, loses post


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) A councillor in a civic body here has lost her post for having more than two children - the maximum limit set under a new ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Photographs, litho-prints declared rare manuscripts


June 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Archives of India has revamped two assistance schemes to include digitisation of archival photographs and prints like oleographs and lithographs in the rare ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Private airlines told not to hike fares


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Monday directed private airlines not to take advantage of the Air India pilots' strike by hiking air ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three workers at Japan n-plant exposed to radiation


March 24th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 24 (IANS) Three workers have been exposed to 170-180 millisievert of radiation at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, Xinhua reported Thursday.The affected workers were trying ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gujarat to review time limit for departmental probes


December 28th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) The Gujarat government will review its rules which permit a maximum of 380 days for concluding a departmental inquiry against an employee, an official indicated here Tuesday.The indication ... Read more...

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‘Release of excess water not to cause floods in Punjab’


August 22nd, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh/Karnal, Aug 22 (ANI): Chairman of Bhakra Beas Management Board (BBMB) A B Aggarwal has assured that despite release of excess water from Bhakra Nagal Dam there is no need for public ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No threat of flood from Bhakra dam, say officials


August 12th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) There is no immediate need to release water from Himachal Pradesh's Bhakra dam -- a process that may flood some low-lying areas in Punjab -- despite the rising ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Assembly by-polls in Telangana begins


July 27th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, July 27 (ANI): Polling for by-elections to 12 assembly constituencies, including five with ballot papers, in Andhra Pradesh's Telangana region began today.For the first time after 1998, ballot papers ... Read more...

Posted in National |

DJ Tiesto Denies Reports Of Death


July 7th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yet another celebrity gets his name associated with a car accident and yet again it is he who is killed. After Johnny Depp it is Tiesto ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sopranos star Joseph Gannascoli arrested on DUI charges in Florida


June 20th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Jun 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sopranos star Joseph Gannascoli was arrested on DUI charges in Florida. The Hillsborough County Sheriff officers’ had arrested him on the 18th of June.According to reports from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Twitter is a hit in Japan as millions of Japanese ‘mumble’ on it


June 20th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Jun 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The social networking and the microblogging site Twitter is now a hit in Japan as well. And millions of Japanese are ‘mumbling’ on it instead of ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Sopranos actor Joseph Gannascoli arrested on DUI charge


June 19th, 2010 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tampa, Jun 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The star of the TV show ‘The Sopranos’ – Joseph Gannascoli has been arrested on a DUI charge. He was arrested in Tampa in the wee hours ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Civil nuclear bill should be about safety: NGO


April 12th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The proposed civil nuclear liability bill, which will cap the compensation to be paid in case of disaster, should also have guidelines on safety precautions, said a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Now, equal insurance benefits for differently-abled employees


January 6th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The central government Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that equal benefits for postal life insurance will be provided to the differently-abled government employees with a maximum ... Read more...

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Citibank unveils mortgage product for home loan facility


December 21st, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 21 (IANS) Citibank Monday launched a novel mortgage product 'CitiHome One' to offer its customers a home loan facility. The universal home product enables the bank's customers to avail a conventional ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Modi will stay IPL boss till end of term in 2012


December 17th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Putting to rest all speculations over Lalit Modi's future as the Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman and commissioner, the Indian cricket board Thursday made it clear that he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Haryana saves Rs.9 lakh energy bill at governor, CM houses


November 4th, 2009 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 4 (IANS) The palatial residences of Haryana's governor and chief minister in Chandigarh have been refurbished with new energy-efficient lighting worth nearly Rs.23 lakh that has brought down electricity bills ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court notice to Ajay Maken for excess spending on campaign


July 17th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi High Court Friday sought responses from Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken and returning officer of the New Delhi parliamentary constituency on a petition stating ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Theft informer scheme a big hit in Haryana


August 5th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) The theft informer scheme, launched by the southern Haryana electricity distribution agency in January this year, has so far received 8,500 complaints about the power theft in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi launches health insurance for poor families


July 20th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Saturday formally launched a government scheme to provide health insurance to people living below poverty line (BPL). The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

EU countries reach agreement on labour rules


June 10th, 2008 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
DPA Luxembourg, June 10 (DPA) EU employment ministers working overnight Monday reached a long-debated agreement on rules concerning working time and temporary workers, said council chairwoman Marjeta Cotman, the Slovenian minister for labour ... Read more...

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Court issues notices on Nalini’s demand for freedom(Second Lead)


April 30th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) The Madras High Court Wednesday issued notices to the central and Tamil Nadu governments on a petition from Nalini Sriharan, serving a life term for her role in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IPL fines Jaipur franchisee for underspending


February 21st, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) governing council has penalised the Jaipur franchise for not meeting the mandatory minimum amount set for buying players at Wednesday's gala auction of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cabinet approves Maternity Benefit Act amendment


February 14th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 14 (ANI): The Union Cabinet today gave its approval for introduction of a bill in parliament for amending the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961. This decision will empower the Central ... Read more...

Posted in National |

LASIK found to be safe and effective procedure in the long-term


December 29th, 2007 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 29 (ANI): While the efficacy of LASIK procedures in correcting vision problems has been a subject matter of controversy for quite some time, a new study has now suggested that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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