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Handicrafts from border areas a hit at exhibition


November 27th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Naga shawls from Arunachal Pradesh, handicrafts from Ladakh and apples and dry fruits from Himachal Pradesh were the star attractions at an Indo-Tibetan Border Police ... Read more...

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12 mn across the world have no citizenship: UN


August 25th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Some 12 million people across the world do not have citizenship of any country, and are being denied basic human rights as a result, the UN ... Read more...

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India’s own Special Forces to counter insurgents, terror (With Images)


June 12th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) It was set up as a specialised training camp in the hills of Uttarakhand around two years ago with a mission to establish a ... Read more...

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Guarding borders, soothing lives at India-China border


June 9th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Assigned with the strenuous job of guarding one of India's most sensitive border -- with China, stress is a part of the job of Indo-Tibetan ... Read more...

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Infections in US hospitals claim 400,000 lives annually


May 7th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 7 (IANS) An estimated 400,000 people die every year due to infections in US hospitals and nursing homes, according to a new study.Infections in nursing homes have ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

TVS Automobile chalks out aggressive expansion plans


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) With the Indian car market logging good growth, this city-based automobile services company TVS Automobile Solutions Ltd is aiming to increase the number of MyTVS car garages to ... Read more...

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Medvedev vows to drown terrorists in their blood


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday vowed to drown those who want bloodshed in their own blood, media reports said.The president met the National Anti-terrorism Committee in Vladikavkaz, in ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks nominated for Nobel Peace Prize


February 3rd, 2011 - 4:00 am ICT by BNO News
OSLO (BNO NEWS) -- A Norwegian politician nominated the whistle-blower site WikiLeaks for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, news agency NTB reported Wednesday.Snorre Valen, a representative of Norway's Socialist Left Party, highlighted ... Read more...

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Rights groups cry foul as Nepal denies torture at UN


January 26th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 26 (IANS) As Nepal underwent the first periodic review of its human rights situation at the UN in Geneva, rights groups have said that security forces continue to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sally Jackson Recalls Cheese Products Due To Potential E.Coli Contamination


December 20th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sally Jackson Cheese is taking away all the varieties of cheese from the market that it had produced. This is because of potential contamination with E. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Naxalism needs to be combated: Sonia Gandhi


December 19th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
Burari (New Delhi), Dec 19 (ANI): Voicing concern over increasing Naxalite attacks in the country, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday said such elements need to be combated.Addressing the party's 83rd ... Read more...

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US govt considering tech that would disable cell phones in cars


November 30th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): In a bid to stop the growing number of deaths and injuries related to distracted driving, the U.S. Department of Transportation is reportedly considering adding technology to automobiles ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Democrats’ future in hands of women voters?


September 26th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): In the American politics, Democrats have long enjoyed a decided advantage among female voters and even now they are reportedly doing far better among women than men, but ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gadkari woos Muslims with promises of welfare, safety


August 27th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Aug 27 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has said that whenever his party returns to power, it would protect every Muslim who loves being ideal patriot.Addressing a ... Read more...

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Flintoff says he hopes to make 20-20 comeback for Queensland


August 24th, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is hoping to make his comeback from knee surgery in Twenty20 for Queensland in January.The former Test all-rounder, who has not played since September, said: ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sonia seeks innovation in mineral, forest management


August 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Dealing with the "Naxalite challenge" would call for "fundamental innovations" in how mineral resources were utilised and forests managed, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here Thursday. Addressing ... Read more...

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Cooperate on GST, Pranab urges states (Lead)


August 5th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday urged Rajya Sabha members to push their state governments for a goods and services tax (GST) regime, a day afer the ... Read more...

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Pranab seeks cooperation on GST


August 5th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) A day afer the states rejected the centre's proposal for a constitutional amendment to introduce a goods and services tax (GST), Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cancer Cells Use Fructose To Thrive


August 4th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): US researchers are believed to have made a startling discovery when they found out that the pancreatic cancer cells feed on fructose. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Queensland hopeful of securing Flintoff for KFC Twenty20


August 4th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Queensland Bulls have confirmed they are hopeful of securing England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff for this season's KFC Twenty20 Big Bash in spite of his latest knee injury."Flintoff has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

States wary of ‘one-size-fits-all’ central schemes


July 25th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) An increasing number of states today are growing restive about the central government's increasing tendency to impose its schemes on them irrespective of their ... Read more...

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Lettuce Recall Announced In 23 States Of The USA


May 8th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Ohio, May 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The vegetarians in the USA who prefer savoring on lettuce have hard days ahead of them. Manufacturers like Freshway Foods and Imperial Sysco have issued ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apex court seeks states’ stand on PDS maladies


April 7th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday threatened to summon the chief secretaries of 10 states and the union territory of Chandigarh if they fail to explain their stand on ... Read more...

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Synthetic Marijuana Gaining Popularity Among Youngsters


March 25th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz word among teenagers is a herb based product which translates the high that is provided by marijuana. The herbal product which is known ... Read more...

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Triumphant Maoists call off another protest


November 6th, 2009 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 6 (IANS) Their morale boosted by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urging for a national government in Nepal, the former Maoist guerrillas Friday called off another protest that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fidel Castro blames Obama, tourists for swine flu in Cuba


November 1st, 2009 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 1 (EFE) Cuban leader Fidel Castro has said that tourists from countries like Canada and Spain brought the AH1N1 flu virus to his country, and that US President Barack ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

National Institutes Of Health Declares Swine Flu Vaccine Safe


October 26th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The chief of the National Institutes of Health has declared that the H1N1 virus that is responsible for causing swine flu is completely safe. The institute has ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Centre asks states to maximise food grain production


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With half of India hit by drought and the country's food grain output expected to slump by millions of tonnes, the central government has sent detailed advisories ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oz Deputy Prime Minister launches new diploma of primary education


September 1st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.1 (ANI): Australia's Deputy Prime MInister and Minister of Education, Ms Julia Gillard launched an ICT Enabled Diploma of Primary Education at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Schwarzenegger declares fiscal emergency in California


July 2nd, 2009 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Sacramento, July 2 (DPA) California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday declared a fiscal emergency as lawmakers failed to pass a budget to close the state's $24.3 billion budget gap. The emergency means that ... Read more...

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Advani alone not responsible for BJP’s poll debacle, says Venkaiah


May 31st, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Defending Lal Krishna Advani from being blamed for the recent poll debacle, senior BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said it was wrong to blame any ... Read more...

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Hindus ask Europe to end Roma apartheid & apologize for centuries of maltreatment


April 28th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have asked European Union and countries of Europe to urgently take steps to end apartheid of their Roma people, terming it as immoral and a dark stain on the face of ... Read more...

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Second phase of general elections 2009 (Factfile, Superseding earlier version)


April 22nd, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India will hold its second phase of the 2009 general elections Thursday. Here are some facts: Number of states: 12Number of constituencies: 140Number of voters: ... Read more...

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Second phase of general elections 2009 (Factfile)


April 22nd, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India will hold its second phase of the 2009 general elections Thursday. Here are some facts: Number of states: 13Number of constituencies: 141Number of voters: 194.8 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

This is a three-way contest, says Karat


April 16th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Lok Sabha elections are a three-way contest, Marxist leader Prakash Karat said Thursday, ridiculing both the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In a signed ... Read more...

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