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Cauvery River Authority to meet Wednesday after 9 years


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Cauvery River Authority (CRA) will meet after nine years Wednesday following the demand of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa for a meeting over ... Read more...

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Older obese kids eat less than healthy peers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Obese kids who are older actually consume fewer calories per day than their healthy peers, while younger overweight children consume more calories than their healthy peers.These ... Read more...

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Shanghai sperm bank has 100,000 samples


September 10th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A sperm bank in Shanghai, which has been in operation for nine years, now contains over 100,000 samples from a total of 3,289 qualified donors.The Shanghai ... Read more...

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Being compared to Salman an honour: Emraan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) With back-to-back hits, actor Emraan Hashmi's success ratio is being compared to that of blockbuster king Salman Khan. Emraan says it's an honour to be ... Read more...

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Reality shows are going to die soon: Rannvijay


September 8th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Rannvijay Singh, whose tryst with fame began with his victory on MTV "Roadies" in 2003, says after enjoying considerable space in Indian television, the reality ... Read more...

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Brothers reunited after 80 years


August 17th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Two brothers in the US - aged 82 and 84 - who were separated when one was sent to an orphanage aged two have finally been ... Read more...

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Bengal’s new IT policy to boost animation, hardware jobs (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government Thursday approved the new information and technology (IT) policy laying special emphasis on jobs linked to hardware, animation and ... Read more...

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Rapist-arsonist jailed for life in Russia


August 15th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Russia's Siberia region sentenced a man to life in prison for a series of crimes, including two arsons that killed seven people ... Read more...

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India’s July exports dip 14 percent


August 14th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 14 (IANS) India's July exports declined 14.8 percent, according to data released here Tuesday.Exports stood at $22.4 billion compared to July 2011 when they were $26.3 billion. ... Read more...

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Briton clicks himself raping child, jailed


August 12th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to nine years in prison after being found guilty of raping a seven-year-old girl and taking photographs of his ... Read more...

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British kids lending cash to hard-up parents


August 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Worried children are lending pocket money to their cash-strapped parents in Britain, a study claims.Fifty-eight percent of eight to 15-year-olds said they fret about family finances, ... Read more...

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Britons jailed for brutal ‘punishment rape’


August 7th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A woman and her boyfriend in Britain were jailed for "punishing" a teenage girl by raping her after they mistakenly thought she had stolen 100 pounds ... Read more...

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When do we turn adult - at 21 or 30?


July 30th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) For many people it may remain a puzzle throughout their lifetime but Australian researchers feel the traditional belief of many individuals viewing age 21 to be ... Read more...

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India’s winning plan to fight AIDS holds hope for Africa (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A highly successful AIDS prevention programme launched in India by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation holds hope for Africa where over two- thirds of the ... Read more...

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Africa eyes India’s winning plan to fight AIDS


July 30th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 30 (IANS) A highly successful AIDS prevention programme launched in India by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has evoked great interest in Africa where over two thirds of ... Read more...

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Indian-American teacher heads to jail for sex with minor


July 24th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 24 (IANS) A former Indian-American principal of a New York Montessori school has surrendered to authorities to begin a two-to-seven-year prison term for sex with one of ... Read more...

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Chinese premier warns of `complicated, grim’ job situation


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Premier Wen Jiabao has warned of new employment pressures amid China's economic slowdown, saying the country will face a more complicated and more severe situation in ... Read more...

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Woman kills five while rushing beau to hospital


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman, rammed her car into a group of pedestrians and killed five people outside Moscow, has admitted to drunk driving but claims she was ... Read more...

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Fat levels in blood may lead to Alzheimer’s


July 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Higher levels of a certain fat in the blood called ceramides may elevate a person's risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a US study says."Our study identifies ... Read more...

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AFC provisionally suspends Bin Hammam


July 17th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 17 (IANS) The Asian football governing body has handed its former head Mohamed Bin Hammam a 30-day ban for alleged financial irregularities.The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in ... Read more...

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Leniency sought for Indian-American insider trading witness


July 17th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 17 (IANS) US prosecutors have made a plea for leniency for a former Indian-American executive of McKinsey & Co whose testimony helped convict Wall Street giants Raj ... Read more...

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Ghana star Gyan announces return to national football team


July 12th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), July 12 (IANS) Ghanaian international Asamoah Gyan has announced his decision to return to the national team, the Black Stars, after a five-month absence, the Ghana Football Association ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi has no clear convergent thinking: BJP


July 10th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Pouncing on comments made by Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid about Rahul Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday said the Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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Court scraps probe against Mayawati, BSP chief elated (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) In a major breather for Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati, the Supreme Court Friday dismissed a nine-year-old corruption case in which she was ... Read more...

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Justice has been done, says Mayawati (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court decision to dismiss an old case of corruption against her, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati said that she has got ... Read more...

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Justice after nine years, says Mayawati


July 6th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Welcoming the Supreme Court decision to quash an old case of illegal wealth against her, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said that she ... Read more...

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South Korea’s auto sales grow


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 2 (IANS) South Korea's automobile sales grew 8.9 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier as strong overseas sales offset weak domestic demand, ... Read more...

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Child’s death elevates risk of mom’s demise


June 29th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Mothers face a 133 percent increase in the risk of dying within the first two years of the death of their child, a study says.Researchers William ... Read more...

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Another Rajasthan woman wants annulment of child marriage


June 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 27 (IANS) Another woman in Rajasthan has requested the authorities to annul her marriage which was solemnised when she was a child and sought permission to live with ... Read more...

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Is Johnny Depp going to give £100m to Vanessa Paradis?


June 21st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Johnny Depp has split from his partner Vanessa Paradis. And there is a strong speculation that she is about to receive 100 million pounds as ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman approaches court to annul child marriage


June 12th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, June 12 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman Tuesday approached the Rajasthan High Court's Jodhpur bench requesting it to annul her marriage that was solemnised when she was nine years old.After ... Read more...

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Prime Minister pushes for infrastructure-led growth


June 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government will remove all bottlenecks in the infrastructure sector and create an environment for investment to revive ... Read more...

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India’s economic growth dips to 9-year low of 5.3 percent (Roundup)


May 31st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to 5.3 percent in the January-March quarter, the slowest in nine years, dragged by contraction in the manufacturing sector due ... Read more...

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For Abhishek, ‘Bol Bachchan’ is about great memories


May 31st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan, who teamed up with director Rohit Shetty after nine years in "Bol Bachchan", says he has brought some great memories from the sets ... Read more...

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India’s GDP growth dips to 9-year low of 5.3 percent (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) India's economic growth slumped to 5.3 percent in January-March quarter, the slowest in nine years, due to poor performance of manufacturing and farm sectors, ... Read more...

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