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Mexican town takes on world’s richest man

July 23rd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Puebla (Mexico), July 23 (IANS/EFE) A peasant town in central Mexico has declared war on the world's richest man, Carlos Slim, to prevent him from operating a gold and silver ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Government to launch the second JNNURM soon: Nath

September 7th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS)The government Wednesday said it would launch the second phase of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) soon."We will be launching the JNNURM-II ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chandigarh debates: To shop or not to shop on Sunday

June 19th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Having emerged as one of the most favoured destinations for shopping and business activity north of Delhi, Chandigarh is now going through a dilemma - whether ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Man drought’ afflicts Australian cities

May 28th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 28 (IANS) Urban Australia is suffering from an unusual kind of drought. Single women in big cities are now heading to the countryside "in search of love" as ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tribals in Orissa village demanding construction of roads to nearby towns

April 3rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar, Apr 3(ANI): Tribals residing in Kaneda village of Maoist-affected Gajapati district in Orissa are demanding construction of a road to connect them to the nearby towns and cities.Jaganath, a local, said ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Thousands Of Egyptian Prisoners Escape Amidst Anti-Government Protests

January 30th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amidst the confusion and chaos across Egypt over the anti-government protests in the country, thousands of prisoners from prison all over the trouble-torn nation have managed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drug peddler held with Rs.1 crore-worth heroin

December 31st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 31 (IANS) A drug peddler was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki district with heroin worth around Rs.1 crore, police said Friday.The accused, in his mid-20s, was arrested late Thursday from ... Read more...

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Fire in Punjab thread factory

December 21st, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 21 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in a thread factory complex near Samana town in Punjab Tuesday morning, destroying goods and equipment worth crores of rupees, police said. No ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Titan to gold plate a Nano, expand jewellery chain

November 10th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Watch and jewellery maker Titan, which owns the Goldplus chain of jewellery, has decided to gold plate one Nano, the wonder car from Tata, as part of its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

29 NATO Tankers Destroyed In Terrorist Attack

October 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, A fresh attack on the NATO tankers, carrying fuel to the NATO troops in Afghanistan, resulted in the destruction of 29 vehicles while two personnel from the Levis force ... Read more...

Posted in World |

North Dakota lake swallows land and buildings

September 24th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A North Dakota lake has managed to swallow land and buildings as well.North Dakota lake is now been called as the slow-growing devil. The lake is referred as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Security forces stages flag march ahead of Sept. 24 Ayodhya verdict

September 19th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura, Sep 19 (ANI): Security forces staged a flag march in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura city on Saturday ahead of the long-awaited verdict into the disputed Babri Masjid demolition case.It has been ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

79,000 people vaccinated in flood-hit Pakistan

September 9th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 9 (IANS/WAM) A medical team from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has vaccinated over 79,000 Pakistani people living in relief camps in the flood-hit areas of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province bordering ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Agra incident-free, farmers continue stir (Lead)

August 18th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 18 (IANS) Talks between agitating farmers and the Uttar Pradesh government were held amid tight security in Agra district Wednesday, a day after peasants turned violent in their demand for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Maywood City Fires Everyone, Outsources Everything, “Municipal Genius”?

July 21st, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A high school student who has been stopped three different times for suspicious activity in the town of Maywood, California says he is not upset by the incidents, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Floods continue to ravage Haryana

July 18th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
Sirsa (Haryana), July 18 (ANI): Alarmed by the worsening flood situation in Haryana's Sirsa District, the local authorities initiated relief and rescue operations to over scores of people affected by the floods.Multiple ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Britain shooting leaves 13 dead, 25 injured (Second Lead)

June 3rd, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (DPA) Twelve people were killed and 25 wounded by a lone gunman in Britain Wednesday in a shooting spree described by the police as a "terrifying and horrific ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moderate earthquake hits near U.S. territory of Guam

May 7th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by BNO News
HAGATNA, GUAM (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck southeast of the U.S. territory of Guam on Friday afternoon, seismologists said. There were no reports of damage or casualties.The 5.3-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Light earthquake shakes Los Angeles, no reports of major damage

March 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- A light earthquake shook Los Angeles and nearby towns on early Tuesday, waking millions of people but causing no injuries, seismologists and officials said. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Over 200,000 fish die in Argentine lake

February 17th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) More than 200,000 silverside fish were found dead last week in a lake in northern Argentina, but the cause has not been determined, a media report said. Environment ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Make New Delhi Book Fair annual event: organisers (Lead)

January 28th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The New Delhi World Book Fair should be made an annual event, the organisers demanded Thursday. High rentals, sales tax and a fund crunch - the National Book ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Assemblies, sports suspended in Lucknow schools

September 2nd, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 2 (IANS) Morning assemblies, sport activities and other group gatherings will be suspended in all schools in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow district to prevent the spread of swine flu, officials here ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Major fire erupts at plastic factory in Gurgaon

May 6th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, May 6 (ANI): A Major fire on Wednesday destroyed property worth millions at a plastic factory in Gurgaon, but there were no casualties.The fire broke out in the morning hours at ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Search for Italy’s quake victims continues

April 11th, 2009 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 11 (DPA) Rescue teams in Italy's central Abruzzo region continued to sift through the rubble Saturday, six days after an earthquake that left at least 290 dead. Volunteer rescue workers using ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italy quake toll goes past 90

April 6th, 2009 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 6 (DPA) The death toll in the devastating earthquake in central Italy has gone beyond 90, the Italian news agency ANSA reported, citing rescue workers. Earlier reports said at least 50 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Automobile company surrenders Rs.100 mn after income tax raid

March 22nd, 2009 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 21 (IANS) A leading automobile designing company, which is known for manufacturing poll campaign vehicles for top politicians in the country, Saturday surrendered nearly Rs.100 million (Rs.10 crore) following ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jitender Brar wedded to social cause through theatre

December 15th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Savinder Singh Amritsar, Dec.15 (ANI): An engineer by profession and a successful entrepreneur, Jitender Brar''s passion to revive Punjabi theatre evokes admiration when one gets to know how he has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

In Mumbai, give up Lungi and wear pants to be noticed

September 16th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Karen D''SouzaMumbai, Sep.16 (ANI): A Worli-based social organisation in Mumbai, has given a clarion call asking its members to avoid wearing traditional wrap around, locally called "Lungi" and instead start ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Protesters marched towards Eidgah in Srinagar today

August 22nd, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu / Srinagar , August 22 (ANI): A large number of protestors marched to Eidgah, in Srinagar in Kashmir on Friday, reviving demonstrations over the Amarnath land row spearheaded by the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Another tragedy waiting to happen at Naina Devi

August 7th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 7 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is paying no heed to the safety of devotees who are travelling daily to the Naina Devi temple, despite last Sunday's tragedy ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Doctors struggle with rush of Himachal stampede victims

August 4th, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma and Vishal Gulati Naina Devi/Anandpur Sahib, Aug 4 (IANS) Doctors struggled through the night in an Anandpur Sahib hospital to complete 130 post-mortem examinations of the 145 Naina Devi stampede ... Read more...

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Over 50 killed, 300 injured in temple stampede (Lead, Changing dateline)

August 3rd, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Over 50 devotees were killed and more than 300 injured in a stampede at the famous Naina Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh Sunday. Randhir Sharma, ruling ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Seven killed in temple stampede in Himachal

August 3rd, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) A stampede at the famous Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh Sunday left at least seven people dead and over 200 injured, the police said. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

At least 12 feared dead in Gujarat temple stampede

November 14th, 2007 - 2:13 am ICT by admin

Posted in National |