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Customers to pay Rs.1 more on every mobile recharge above Rs.20


April 19th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Thursday approved hiking the processing fee for mobile recharges above Rs.20 by 50 percent which is likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

10,000 steps, gym work-out increases productivity: Study


September 15th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 15 (IANS) Office workers who walk 10,000 steps a day and work out in the gym thrice a week can help their employers with increased productivity of $2,500 ... Read more...

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New post created to guard Kerala temple treasure


July 26th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 26 (IANS) Kerala Tuesday created a new post of the rank of a superintendent of police to specifically protect the treasure estimated at Rs.1 lakh crore found in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Apex court names panel to evaluate Kerala temple treasure


July 21st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday set up an experts committee to make an inventory of the treasure found from Kallara (vault) A of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy ... Read more...

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Himachal afforestation scheme gets UN nod


July 17th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) India's first multi-million public afforestation scheme in Himachal Pradesh has been registered for carbon trading by the UN, an official statement said here Sunday."The United Nations ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himachal to earn carbon credits with more forests


June 19th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) In India's first public afforestation scheme, a World Bank-funded project in Himachal Pradesh will not only re-green the hills but also earn carbon credits for the ... Read more...

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Carbon credits: Himachal inks pact with World Bank


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 22 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Sunday inked a green pact with the World Bank to allow the hill state to secure carbon credits through carbon sequestration under ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dhumal lays stone of 36 MW hydro project


May 14th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Saturday laid the foundation stone of a private hydropower project in Chamba district.The 36 MW hydel project at Chanju ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Depression too has a positive effect


May 5th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Traits likes sadness, pessimism and defeatism define depression, the world's most frequently diagnosed mental disorder -- but it does have a positive side-effect.A new study conducted ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Loved people place lower value on material goods


March 4th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 4 (IANS) People who are loved and accepted by others feel so secure that they place lesser monetary value on their possessions that those who are not.The research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heightened interpersonal security ‘cuts monetary value of possessions’


March 4th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 04 (ANI): A new research from the University of New Hampshire has suggested that people who feel more secure in receiving love and acceptance from others place less monetary value ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Himachal aims to earn carbon credits


December 8th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has started a process to earn carbon credits under a project of the UN, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Wednesday.Carbon credits provide a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Equal monetary relief for accident victims, rules court


July 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday set aside the order of the Motor Accident Claim Tribunal granting excessive monetary relief to a foreign woman, ruling the victim's social ... Read more...

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75pct Britons still prefer CDs, DVDs and books to digital content


May 18th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 18 (ANI): Almost 75 percent of Britons have said that they cannot totally shift to digital-only film or music subscription service, such as Spotify, and still prefer to buy CDs, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cybill Shepherd’s Son Arrested For Theft


January 16th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Philadelphia, Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cyrus Zachariah Shepherd-Oppenheim, the son of "Moonlighting" actress Cybill Shepherd and chiropractor Bruce Oppenheim was arrested on January 12 at Philadelphia International Airport for stealing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hourly employees happier than salaried


December 11th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 11 (IANS) People paid by the hour tend to be happier than their salaried counterparts, says a new study. "Much of our day-to-day lives are subject to various organisational practices of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Employees paid hourly wages happier than salaried workers


December 11th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 11 (ANI): A new study has found that people paid hourly wages show a stronger relationship between income and happiness.Researchers tried to discover the relationship between income and happiness by ... Read more...

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Spectrum allocation is ‘largest scam in India’: BJP (Lead)


October 26th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said the alleged irregularities in allotting wireless radio spectrum and licences by the telecom ministry to nine private operators ... Read more...

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Late MIC president’s family donates 10,000-ringgits award money to Tamil school


September 5th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya (Malaysia), Sep. 5 (ANI): The family of late MIC president V. T. Sambanthan has decided to donate the 10,000-ringgits Anugerah Tokoh Kemerdekaan award money to the Mahatma Gandhi Kalasalai Tamil ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hayden Panettiere’s L.A. home robbed


April 24th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Heroes star Hayden Panettiere's Los Angeles home has been robbed, police has confirmed.The theft was reported on Monday."The incident occurred between April 10 and 15 while she was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bradman’s son moves court against commercial use of name in India


March 29th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 29 (IANS) Sir Donald Bradman's son has sued the law firm that allowed the legendary cricketer's name to be used to sell biscuits in India, saying that his father's identity ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gifts passed on from generations hold symbolic value


January 27th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Gifts passed on from one generation of family members to the next are worth more than their monetary value, because such presents carry the symbolic value attributed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dumped in Toshakhana, foreign gifts to go on display


August 6th, 2008 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Carpets from Afghanistan and Pakistan, electronic items from Bhutan, jewellery and watches from the Gulf...The public could soon catch a glimpse of these exquisite foreign ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nature loss could halve living standards for the worlds poor


May 30th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
London, May 30 (ANI): An environmental review, headed by an Indian, has concluded that damage to forests, rivers, marine life and other aspects of nature could halve living standards for the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More gold seized from MLM firm in Chennai


May 5th, 2008 - 11:15 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) A further 16 kg of gold was seized from multi-level marketing (MLM) company Quest Net and three more of its employees were arrested following an investor's complaint, police ... Read more...

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Report confirms ozone pollution can kill people prematurely


April 23rd, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Apr 23 (ANI): Even short-term exposure to current levels of ozone in many areas can kill some people prematurely, a new National Research Council report has stated.Ozone is a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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