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Rahul ready for ‘pro-active’ role, to be No 2 in party (Evening Lead)


July 19th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi will be number two in the Congress after Sonia Gandhi, the party said Thursday after he declared that he was ready for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Politics is Rahul’s family business: BJP


July 19th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Soon after Rahul Gandhi said he was looking for a more "proactive role" in politics, the BJP said it was his "family business", and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists locate new mineral in meteorite


June 27th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) An exploding fireball tore through the sky over Mexico, scattering thousands of pieces of meteorite across the state of Chihuahua in 1969. Recently, scientists from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, China, Russia to jointly tackle global issues


April 13th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS) The foreign ministers of India, China and Russia Friday held their 11th trilateral meeting and underlined their major role in addressing key global challenges against the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Russia, China to cement trilateral cooperation


April 12th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Building upon the success of the BRICS summit, the foreign ministers of India, China and Russia will hold a trilateral meeting Friday to cement new ... Read more...

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Zuma taunts West, says Africa is treated with respect in BRICS


March 29th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Amid BRICS's growing engagement with the 54-nation continent, South African President Jacob Zuma Thursday said Africa was "treated with respect" and not patronised in this ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fly named after Beyonce


January 13th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Australian researchers have named a rare fly after singer Beyonce in honour of its golden behind, a media report said.The Scaptia (Plinthina) beyonceae fly -- ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poll all stakeholders before reorganisation: Left Front


August 19th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 18 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front (LF) Thursday said it favoured a change in the nomenclature of the state and reorganisation of some districts but the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Punjab cops to get unique IDs, officer ranks


May 12th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh May 12 (IANS) In a move to motivate the force, Punjab Police Thursday said all its personnel will be designated as officers and will also get unique IDs."The Punjab ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Autonomy recommendations fuel political debate in Kashmir


March 20th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) The reported recommendation to restore some autonomous powers to Jammu and Kashmir has fuelled a predictable political debate, with opponents suggesting it would create more ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

NA bill proposes ‘eight national languages’ for Pakistan


January 26th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 26(ANI): A private bill seeking 'eight national languages' for Pakistan has been introduced in the National Assembly.The Constitution (Amendment) Bill 2011- a nomenclature that could be changed by the Standing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rihanna’s Reb’l Fleur Perfume Inspired By Childhood Memories


January 8th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Abiding by the age old celebrity trend, Rihanna also launched her very own signature perfume, in collaboration with Parlux Fragrances Inc. Her fragrance entitled as Reb'l ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mid-level clouds are especially understudied, says geoscientist


November 27th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 27 (ANI): A Texas A&M University geoscientist has said that clouds are the least-understood variable in the sky-especially the mid-level clouds.Shaima Nasiri said that the mid-level clouds are so understudied ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Accession of Jammu and Kashmir same as of other states: Karan Singh


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 22 (IANS) Former union minister Karan Singh Friday affirmed that the accession of Jammu and Kashmir with India was the same as that of any other state with the country.Clarifying ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Commonwealth Games is more nostalgia, less sports


September 28th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) If anything, the Commonwealth Games provide a lingering aroma of the British empire that in these modern times only evokes nostalgia and little else of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Regulators should work within their jurisdiction: Mukherjee


September 20th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The government has no intention to curb the autonomy of financial regulators but would step in whenever they transgress their jurisdictions, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

First Medical Marijuana Ad Causes Controversy


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first ever advertisement of medical marijuana was aired a few days back, raising quite a few eyebrows. The first ever commercial of its kind, it ... Read more...

Posted in Health, Odd news |

Issue is terrorism, not its colour: Congress


August 27th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Seeking to end the controversy over the "saffron terrorism" remarks of Home Minister P. Chidambaram, the Congress said Friday that the issue was terror and not ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP flags fresh concerns on nuclear bill


August 19th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A day after an ostensible meeting of minds between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the government on the contentious civil nuclear liability bill, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Advani impressed by Hindu influence in Indonesia


July 17th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Saturday said he was impressed with the influence of Hinduism on Indonesia - the country with most Muslims ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Former Pakistan minister pushes most favoured nation status for India (Interview)


May 18th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
By James Jose New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Former Pakistan finance minister Shahid Javed Burki has pushed for granting "most favoured nation" status to India to boost bilateral trade and economic ties and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Kafkaesque’ Lives Up To Its Name


May 17th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest episode of the popular series 'Breaking Bad' was aired on Sunday, May 16. The episode was named, somewhat sinisterly, "Kafkaesque." This was the ninth ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Supernatural Series’ Airs Its ‘Swan Song’?


May 14th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long running season 5 of the 'Supernatural Series' came to an end on Thursday, May 13, with a grand finale episode, appropriately named 'Swan Song.' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

50 Most Popular Women On The Web: Why Is Justin Beiber One Of Them?


May 6th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google has released the names of the 50 most popular women on the internet. As can be understood from the nomenclature itself, the list is made ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pak Foreign Minister likely to visit Delhi in end May


May 5th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Keen on taking the bilateral dialogue process forward, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi is expected to visit New Delhi to meet his counterpart S ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan welcomes ‘revival of composite dialogue’, wants Kashmir resolved


May 4th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday welcomed what it termed the revival of the "composite dialogue" with India, a formulation New Delhi has avoided after the talks in Thimphu asking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Christina Augilera Gets Boldly Dirty In ‘Not Myself Tonight’ Video


April 30th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christina Augilera seems to be getting all the more down and dirty in the video of her latest song, Not Myself Tonight. In fact, it seems ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

So Called Wiccan Woman Kills Man As “Sacrifice”


April 9th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Albuquerque, Apr 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman who had killed a man had his number listed in her cellphone under the name "sacrifice." The woman, who was allegedly a self-proclaimed ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

I am a PR chief minister, says Sheila Dikshit


March 20th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Into her third consecutive term, Sheila Dikshit still considers herself a "PR (public relations) chief minister" having no control over police, civic agencies and land authority in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Newseum Portrays Battle Between Elvis Presley And The Media


March 14th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Mar 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new museum that is going to house the artifacts used once by the king of rock and roll is being called the Newseum. An ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Carlos Slim Helu Tops The Loaded List


March 11th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A well known business magazine has compiled the list of the wealthiest men in the world. An annual compilation, the list is based on, as is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kashmir to top Pak agenda at talks with India at all levels: Kaira


February 11th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.11 (ANI): Even as Islamabad has accepted India's offer to hold foreign secretary level talks, the Pakistani leadership is still crooning the 'Kashmir' tune.Interacting with media persons during a press conference, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Climate change tag for Pakistan’s environment ministry


January 18th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS Pakistan's environment ministry is likely to be renamed the climate change ministry to enable it better address issues relating to global warming. A proposal to this effect has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi stops sale of ‘enemy properties’


January 17th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Acting on reports of a shady land deal, the Delhi government has halted the sale of properties of people who migrated from the national capital to Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

“Blue Moon” On New Year’s Eve After Two Decades


January 1st, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This new year's eve, the late night revelers had a bit if extra light to enjoy their party out in the open. There was full moon, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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