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Agitation should have targeted PM, says Bedi as rift rumours deepen (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Amid signs of a rift with fellow activists, Kiran Bedi, a key member of the disbanded Team Anna, Monday said the India Against Corruption ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tories abandon Cameron, 81,000 quit party in seven years


July 8th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Around one-third members of the Conservative Party have quit since British Prime Minister David Cameron became party leader. The party membership now stands at 177,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Centre to help rebuild Dastageer Sahib shrine in Kashmir


June 29th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday extended the central government's support to the Jammu and Kashmir government's efforts to rebuild the 200-year-old Dastageer Sahib ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Looking for Birsa Munda-112 years after his death (With Images)


June 8th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 8 (IANS) He is 'bhagwan' (god) to his people. But the jail cell in Ranchi where young tribal revolutionary Birsa Munda, who rose up against British rule, breathed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mario Miranda’s favourite fort returns to life


June 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 5 (IANS) Cartoonist Mario Miranda, who had brought to life the Reis Magos Fort in a sketch, could not live long enough to see his favourite structure restored ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

200,000 cups of tea on Elizabeth’s jubilee


May 21st, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Britons across the country will celebrate the diamond jubilee of Queen Elizabeth by consuming more than 200,000 cups of tea and 30,000 scones, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Construction at Musharraf’s ancestral house stirs row


May 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The demolition of a portion of former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's ancestral home, Neharwali Haveli in Old Delhi's Daryaganj, has stirred a row with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Need to sensitize society on autism


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik Monday said there was an urgent need to sensitise the society about autism to ensure a dignified ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Rebuilt 400-year-old Himachal temple opens


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) A 400-year-old Hindu temple in Himachal Pradesh that was partially damaged in a quake over a century ago was reopened for public Saturday.The Bhadrakali Temple in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A requiem for dead at Himachal’s cemeteries (With Image)


January 10th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 10 (IANS) At Oakover cemetery, the oldest British era cemetery in this erstwhile summer capital of British India that was opened in 1828, 17 out of the 20-odd ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

105 years after quake, Himachal temple rebuilt


January 6th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 6 (IANS) A 400-year-old Hindu temple in Himachal Pradesh that was partially damaged over a century ago in a devastating earthquake has been reconstructed in its original ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Unreturned library book found after 123 years


December 31st, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) A library book that was borrowed 123 years ago but was never returned has finally been found. The book, however, could not be deposited back as ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mario was to inaugurate fort on Goa liberation day


December 11th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 11 (IANS) Legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda, who died Sunday, was due to inaugurate a newly-renovated fort of Reis Magos near here on the 50th anniversary of the liberation ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Online Wimpole farm wants players


May 5th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Farm Trust in the United Kingdom is bringing real-time farming on the Internet. With an annual subscription fee of £30, the subscribers will have the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Focus on South Asian nations for disabled: UN


May 4th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) South Asian countries will continue to be on the United Nations's agenda for improvement in conditions for disabled people, a UN member said here Wednesday."Disabled ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Conservation efforts help increase Nepal’s rhino population


April 26th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Chitwan (Nepal), Apr 26 (ANI):The population of one-horned rhinoceros (Rhinoceros unicornis) has increased in Nepal, according to the country's National Rhino Census.The census showed there are 534 rhinos in Nepal, marking an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

London mayor’s sister gives details of her Brazilian bikini wax


February 2nd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): Mayor of London Boris Johnson's sister has revealed how she came to get a Brazilian bikini wax done after her teenage daughter told her she had got one.Rachel ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Children to tell heritage stories, through the lens


January 19th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) They have stories that narrate the history of places and people lost in layers of time. They are no historians or archaeologists but children set to explore ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New law on disability soon, says Mukul Wasnik


January 14th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The old disability act will soon be replaced by a new legislation that will be suitably aligned with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Film fest on disability begins Thursday


January 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Aiming to bring together voices from across the world on issues pertaining to disability, the eighth edition of the We Care Film Festival will start in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wildlife thriving in Britain despite cold


December 28th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Wildlife in Britain is thriving despite the coldest winter in more than 30 years. Despite 2010 starting and ending with much of the country swathed in snow, threatened ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Looking at Christmas tree for 5 minutes could ease festive stress


December 24th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Feeling blue? Spend just five minutes looking at foliage, suggest countryside campaigners.According to a National Trust research, even a brief stroll through a park or wood can help ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Listening to birdsong may help beat the winter blues


December 21st, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that spending five minutes a day listening to birdsong may help beat the winter blues.The National Trust has compiled recordings of birdsong to remind those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Disabled demand change in mindsets, policy (Dec 3 is World Disability Day)


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Widespread prejudice, lack of job opportunities and official apathy - the differently-abled in the country have to battle more than just their physical disabilities in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shimla hosts campaign to motivate specially-abled children


November 28th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Nov.28 (ANI): A ten-day Disability Awareness Campaign was held here recently to spread awareness about helping specially-abled people to be a part of mainstream society.The National Trust, a voluntary ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

All-India disability awareness campaign kicked off


November 16th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Badhate Kadam, a pan-India awareness campaign on disability, was kicked off in Delhi by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik Tuesday.The campaign, which began last year, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Answer question on disability in 2011 census, urges campaign


November 15th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Disability carries social stigma in India. But now a new campaign, 'Badhate Kadam', hopes to fight this stigma and urges people to answer a question ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Supreme Court extends stay on Sterlite plant shutdown (Lead)


October 18th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday extended the interim stay on the Madras High Court order closing down the Sterlite Industries' copper smelter plant at Tuticorin In Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Artisans from across the country assemble for ‘Shilpotsav 2010′ at Delhi Haat


October 16th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 16 (ANI): Shilpotsav 2010, the annual fair of artisans from different parts of the country commenced here on Saturday at Dilli Haat near INA Market.The participating artistes and workers ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brit vet claims ancient Uffington White Horse looks more like a dog


October 14th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A vet has claimed that the ancient carving in the Oxfordshire hillside, known as the Uffington White Horse, bears more resemblance to a dog.Olaf Swarbrick, a retired vet, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kids learn from ‘few grazed knees or bruised elbows’


October 9th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 09 (ANI): In a bid to get rid of Britain's 'cotton wool culture' and encourage youngsters to play outdoors, new Health and Safety regulations have recommended that children should ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sterlite approaches Supreme Court to stay plant closure order


September 30th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 30 (IANS) Sterlite Industries, part of the London-based Vedanta Resources, has approached the Supreme Court to stay the Madras High Court's order closing its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sterlite seek three weeks to shut smelter plant (Lead)


September 29th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Sterlite Industries India Ltd has approached the Madras High Court, seeking three weeks' time to close down its smelter plant at Tuticorin.The high court had Tuesday, deciding on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sterlite to appeal against Madras High Court order


September 29th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Sterlite Industries will appeal against the Madras High Court order closing down its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin."We have been informed by the counsels for the company about ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bees buzzing about cities produce tastier honey


August 20th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Bees buzzing about cities produce tastier honey, even though they have been associated with wildflower meadows and landscapes. Bees feeding on lime trees, common in suburban gardens, produce ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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