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Odisha activists press for anganwadi wall collapse probe


July 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Activists Monday stepped up demand for a probe into the death of seven children in a day-care centre in Odisha and asked the government to punish ... Read more...

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Art neglected and works dying in Pakistan, laments daily


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government is not doing enough to fight negligence as art crumbles in Pakistan, said a leading daily.An editorial in the Dawn Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

iPhone app tells you when to water your plants


May 20th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Now your garden plants need not die of neglect, thanks to an iPhone application that tells you when they need watering. The Koubachi Wi-fi plant sensor ... Read more...

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‘Indian weavers victims of faulty policy, neglect’


May 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Defective policy, poor infrastructure, neglect and competition from multinationals have taken a toll on the communities of traditional weavers in the country, a BJP ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily slams neglect of Katasraj temple pond


May 9th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) The drying up of a sacred pond abutting the 900-year-old Katasraj temple complex in Pakistan is failure "in the form of wilful neglect and exploitation", ... Read more...

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Childcare needs of urban poor ignored: Experts


April 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Childcare needs of the urban poor continue to remain ignored despite social schemes, experts said Tuesday at the release of a micro study conducted in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Court seeks affidavit on Gandhi schools


April 6th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 6 (IANS) The Patna High Court has told the state government to file an affidavit on the status of the 391 Buniyadi Vidyalayas (basic schools) set up to ... Read more...

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Indian mother faces trial in Britain for suicide attempt


March 24th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) An Indian woman is facing trial in Britain for allegedly trying to kill her child and attempt suicide by jumping before a train.The Snaresbrook Crown Court ... Read more...

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‘Polio a huge embarrassment for Pakistan’


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistan has been "infamous the world over for exporting terrorism" and now there are fears of it exporting the polio virus to other countries, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Victor Banerjee upset with National Awards jury


March 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Victor Banerjee is upset with this year's National Awards jury for rejecting Assamese director Bidyut Kotoki's film "As The River Flows" for not being Assamese.Victor, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BJP enforces Jharkhand economic blockade against railway budget


March 15th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 15 (IANS) Railway services were affected in Jharkhand Thursday as the ruling BJP enforced a three-hour economic blockade to protest the "neglect of the state" in the railway ... Read more...

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Kerala committed to new Mullaperiyar dam: Governor


March 1st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) Acting Kerala Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Thursday said the state government was committed to building a new dam at Mullaperiyar. He also accused the previous Left ... Read more...

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Discrimination with girl child sad: Meira Kumar


February 1st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Wednesday expressed concern over the condition of the girl child and urged doctors to put a stop to female ... Read more...

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Development will help fight Maoist menace: Arjun Munda (Interview)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) Development had not reached many parts of Jharkhand, Chief Minister Arjun Munda admitted after an extensive road trip across the state and said candidly that ... Read more...

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Let Kerala give up two taluks to end dam row: Karunanidhi


January 12th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) With Kerala insisting on a new dam in place of the Mullaperiyar Dam, DMK president Thursday revived a over five decade old demand: retrieval of Peeramedu ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Salient features of report on malnutrition and hunger


January 10th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday released the HUNGaMA (Hunger and Malnutrition) survey report 2011. The report covered more than 73,000 households in 112 districts ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

42 percent children under five underweight: Report


January 10th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Over 40 percent of children under five in 100 focus districts in India are underweight -- double the average for sub-Saharan Africa -- and ... Read more...

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History and logic favour Uttar Pradesh’s division (Comment)


December 7th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
The decision to divide Uttar Pradesh into four states by Chief Minister Mayawati has set a new agenda in the state's politics. This will have far reaching consequences for the coming ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stolen dog is found riding a bus


November 29th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After five years, a family has been reunited with their stolen dog. The owner Pat Oates was shocked when the dog was recently returned to her because ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Morissette suffered from eating disorders


November 25th, 2011 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Canadian singer Alanis Morissette suffered from eating disorders anorexia and bulimia when she was a teenager."There are often traumas, abuses and neglect that are begging to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Odisha orders probe into five tiger cubs’ death


November 21st, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 21 (IANS) The Odisha government Monday ordered a probe to find out if the death of five tiger cubs' in a zoo here Nov 18 was due to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Five tiger cubs die in Odisha’s Nandankanan zoo


November 18th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Five tiger cubs born three days ago died Friday in Odisha's famed Nandankanan zoo, an official said.The cubs, including one that was white, were born Tuesday ... Read more...

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CWG gold medallist wrestler Harishchandra Birajdar dies


September 14th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 14 (IANS) Wrestler Harishchandra Birajdar, who won a gold at the 1970 Commonwealth Games, passed away early Wednesday in a private hospital here after a brief illness, a ... Read more...

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Goa Law Commission dejected as tips neglected


September 9th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 9 (IANS) The Goa Law Commission has expressed dismay at the state government virtually ignoring all its recommendations, especially those relating to land reform."You can say that the ... Read more...

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Britons shun care homes over fear of neglect


August 8th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Three quarters of people in Britain won't send their elderly relatives to care homes because they fear about neglect in such places, a media report said ... Read more...

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Problems of Bengal small/medium industries being probed: Minister


July 11th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) West Bengal Micro and Small Scale Enterprises and Textiles Minister Manas Bhunia Monday said a committee has been set up in his department to identify ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hockey national could go the Ranji Trophy way


June 15th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 15 (IANS) Hockey India will go the Indian cricket board's way and if its affiliates fall in line the next national championship will be played in two ... Read more...

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An identity crisis for tribal communities


April 18th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Baljeet KumarNew Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Today, there are several regions, many of them forested and inhabited by the tribal communities, which have become flash-points of violence where Naxalism has taken ... Read more...

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Shias to campaign against female foeticide


March 14th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) All set to prove their progressive nature, Shia Muslims have resolved to wage war against female foeticide.A resolution to that effect was passed at a two-0day ... Read more...

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UN announces new programme for Indian widows


March 8th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Recognising the plight of widows in India whose lives are often mired in poverty and neglect, the UN Tuesday launched a new programme for widows ... Read more...

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International Trade Centre in Kashmir still a dream due to J.K government’s neglect


February 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Feb.20 (ANI): The project of setting up the International Trade Centre in Srinagar remains a distant dream for the traders, as the state government has failed to start the construction process.The ... Read more...

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Don’t bequeath your life’s savings to children: Maharashtra governor


February 20th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan has a valuable piece of advice for senior citizens - never bequeath your entire life's savings to your children."Give the best of education to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Report: 600 died of thirst in UK’s care homes


January 31st, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British newspaper, The Daily Mail has reported that about 600 elderly people in care homes died of thirst between 2005 and 2009.The newspaper cites documents from the ... Read more...

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Clarke showing glimpses of old self with steady Gabba knock: Roebuck


January 31st, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.31 (ANI): Stand-in Australian captain Michael Clarke has realized that he has two roles to play, and cannot neglect one because the other is not working, cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has ... Read more...

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Protect tribal interests to root out Maoism: NHRC member


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) A prominent member of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has asserted that the state could not authorise its police or paramilitary to kill Maoists, and called upon ... Read more...

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