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Millie edges out Gurbani in play-off


September 20th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Millie Saroha held her nerve against a better ranked Gurbani Singh in a play-off to register her first win of the season as she grabbed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Heavy rains increase water in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 25th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Himachal Pradesh has further increased the water level in the Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, dam ... Read more...

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Tombs bear secrets of 2,000-year old Tibetan kingdom


August 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 24 (IANS) Four tombs unearthed in Tibet are believed to contain relics from an ancient Tibetan kingdom that thrived more than 2,000 years ago. The tombs, found in ... Read more...

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Water rises in Himachal’s Pong dam


August 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 21 (IANS) The water level in Himachal Pradesh's Pong dam, which meets the irrigation requirements of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan, rose again due to continuous moderate to heavy ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Power crisis now trips 19 states, 600 million people hit (Third Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The power crisis that hit northern India turned into a larger blackout a day later Tuesday to affect as many as 19 states not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Power crisis now trips 22 states, 600 million people hit (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The power crisis that hit northern India turned into a larger blackout a day later Tuesday to affect as many as 19 states not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

BJP seeks answer from PM over power outages


July 31st, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday castigated the government for the breakdown of the northern power grid and sections of eastern and northeastern grids ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Grid failure for 300 million people across India


July 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Monday morning was not good for about 300 million people across India. Airports, railway stations, hospitals and metro stations were al thrown off balance because of ... Read more...

Posted in India |

Power trip in seven states hits millions (Roundup)


July 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Northern India was hit by one of the worst power failures in a decade that saw millions wake up Monday to no electricity. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

VVIP areas blacked out for over two hours


July 30th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) For over two and a half hours the Lutyens' zone in central Delhi, which includes Rastrapati Bhavan and the Prime Minister's House, was blacked out ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi Metro services resume on all lines (Third Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Services on all six lines of the Delhi Metro resumed by 8.45 a.m. after almost three hours of disruption due to tripping of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Emirates cuts fares on select destinations


July 18th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) To shore up its market share globally, airline major Emirates Wednesday launched a scheme that will reduce fares by 15 percent on select destinations across ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Organic basmati the new buzz among Jammu farmers


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 2 (IANS) With an eye on growing national and international demand, Jammu's agriculture department has begun cultivating organic basmati rice in the region."The organic paddy is ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Golf fast catching up with cricket in popularity (With image)


June 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) For long, golf has been viewed as a rich man's sport in India while the all-consuming passion for cricket has somewhat stunted the growth ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A folk song for every occasion in colourful north India (IANS BOOKS)


June 15th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Book: Unearthing Gender: Folk Songs of North India; Author: Smita Tiwari Jassal;Publisher: Duke University Press (2012); Pages 328; Price: $26.61"Gold melts at the goldsmith's. Sister burns away at her in-laws. Iron smelts at ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Delhi gears up to watch century’s last Venus transit


June 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Sky gazers in Delhi are all set to witness a rare celestial event Wednesday with Venus - the second planet from the Sun and the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

In age of Bollywood sequels, Haryanvi film to test waters


April 19th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The tragic story of a gypsy girl who falls in love outside her caste will be carried forward 28 years later with a sequel to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Punjab to amend canal law to prevent water theft


April 5th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 5 (IANS) The Punjab government is likely to amend the Northern India Canal and Drainage Act of 1873 to check the growing malpractice of water theft in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Syed Saqib wins North India golf title


March 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 16 (IANS) Syed Saqib Ahmed upstaged senior teammate S. Chikkarangappa and Khalin Joshi to grab the IGU-Sanctioned Northern India Amateur Championship in gold here Friday. Starting two shots ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chikka takes two-shot lead in North India golf


March 15th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 15 (IANS) Bangalore's S. Chikkarangappa carded a two-under 70 and move into sole lead at the end of the third round at the Northern India Amateur Championships here ... Read more...

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Trishul leads, Chikka three behind in Northern Indian golf


March 14th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 14 (IANS) Bangalore duo Trishul Chinappa and S. Chikkrangappa were lying in the top places at the halfway stage of the Northern India Amateur Golf Championships here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Two shot lead for Arjun Sharma in North India golf


March 13th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 13 (IANS) Arjun Sharma opened a two-shot lead at the end of the first round at the Northern India Amateur Championships at the par-72 Golden Greens Tuesday.The 19-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dalit land remains loyal to Mayawati


March 6th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 6 (IANS) Agra, the Dalit capital of northern India, Tuesday dominantly stood by Chief Minister Mayawati even as her Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) suffered blows elsewhere in ... Read more...

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Weavers’ woes: Government packages pass them by (Feature) (with images)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Ali Husain Ansari, a weaver of embroidered Mughal textiles and owner of Abdul Ghani Silk in Varanasi town of northern India, says he has not ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Agra set for mega Mayawati rally


February 21st, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati is set to hold a mega rally in Agra Tuesday, one of the biggest during the seven-phased assembly elections.People from ... Read more...

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Mercury up but snow in store in Himachal


February 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday saw a further rise in temperatures due to the prevailing dry conditions. The met office here has forecast chances of ... Read more...

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Solang Valley, India’s newest destination for adventure sports(With Image)


February 18th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Feb 18 (IANS) Winter sports is no longer confined to the breathtaking locales of Jammu and Kashmir. Solang Valley in Himachal Pradesh is fast turning into a popular destination ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Himachal braces for more snow, rain


February 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) After two consecutive days of sunshine, Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive more rain and snow over the weekend, the Met Office here has forecast."There are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India reassures China over Tibet issue


February 8th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) With Beijing worried over the Tibetan unrest, India Wednesday reassured China that it considered the Tibetan Autonomous Region (TAR) as part of China and reiterated New ... Read more...

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Pong wetlands hosting over 100,000 feathered guests (Feb 2 is World Wetlands Day)


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pong Dam (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 2 (IANS) Over 100,000 feathered guests of 103 species are holidaying in Himachal Pradesh's Pong Dam wetlands and among them falcated duck, the silvery ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Nitish Kumar’s home district gets development award


January 29th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 29 (IANS) Development works in Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's home district of Nalanda have won it a national award, an official said Sunday."Never before has a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mercury rises in Himachal but snow expected


January 24th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday saw a further rise in the maximum temperature with bright sunshine bathing them on the second consecutive day. But ... Read more...

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Delhi engineer’s vehicle promises safer rural transport (With Image)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India's rural mobility scenario could soon see a much-awaited change with a Delhi engineer's indigenously developed vehicle set to give the locally made but accident-prone ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

North India reels under severe cold, dense fog (Roundup)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped many parts of northern India, including the national capital, affecting road, rail and air traffic and adding to commuters' woes as temperatures ... Read more...

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Thick fog in Delhi hits flights, trains services (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Thick fog enveloped the capital Wednesday morning and commuters struggled to travel in reduced visibility with slow vehicular movement. Thirtyfive trains and eight flights were ... Read more...

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