Scrabble cheat kicked out of tournament

August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nigel Richards, who is also considered as the new record champion of this year’s National Scrabble won two records in this year. Another participant overshadowed the tournament ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Himachal gets 46 percent less rainfall

July 17th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has received 46 percent less monsoon rains till date, affecting agricultural activities and the standing crops, officials said."The overall monsoon was below average ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New norms to improve forest rights act

July 13th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The tribal affairs ministry Thursday issued new guidelines to improve implementation of the forest rights act by expanding the list of items considered as forest ... Read more...

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Italian gets funeral 64 years after being killed

May 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 24 (IANS) An Italian got his funeral Thursday more than six decades after he was killed by the mafia.The 34-year-old Placido Rizzotto was killed in 1948 in ... Read more...

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Four Russians held for poisoning 11 people

April 28th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four people, including two former policemen, have been arrested in Russia on charges of poisoning at least 11 people in a bid to illegally seize ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to conduct census in March

January 4th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 4 (IANS) Sri Lanka will in March conduct its first nationwide census in 30 years, the government said Wednesday.It will collect data on economic status of people, occupation, ... Read more...

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Residents drag wakf board to court over prayers (Lead)

December 22nd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Residents of south Delhi's Jangpura area Thursday told the Delhi High Court that the Delhi Wakf Board and a charitable society failed to comply with ... Read more...

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World War II shells found in China

November 28th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) Workers in China's Liaoning province have found about 100 artillery shells discarded by Japanese troops during World War II, police said Monday.The shells were used with ... Read more...

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Huge support for Jan Lokpal bill in Sonia’s constituency

November 5th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 5 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption (IAC), headed by Anna Hazare, Saturday claimed "massive support" for the Jan Lokpal bill in Congress president Sonia Gandhi's parliamentary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Taliban claim to control Haqqani network

September 28th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 27 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban said Tuesday they - and not Pakistan - control the Haqqani network in Afghanistan, and denied having any links with Islamabad."All military and ... Read more...

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UNSC to consider Palestinian statehood bid Monday

September 24th, 2011 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council will consider the Palestinians' request for statehood recognition Monday, a Council representative said Friday."I received today the Palestinian bid from ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi, DMK have encroached on government land: AIADMK

September 6th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi was Monday charged with grabbing government land by an AIADMK legislator in the assembly, leading to ... Read more...

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Britain hit by brain drain

August 30th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Britain has been hit by one of the worst brain drains in history, as a million qualified citizens now live in other countries like the US, ... Read more...

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Make Himachal college’s building operational: Court

August 2nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Taking a serious view of the dilly-dallying attitude of the state government, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed officials to make the new building of ... Read more...

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US may end up occupying Pakistan: Republican candidate

May 19th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Calling the relationship between the United States and Pakistan an "impossible situation," a maverick Republican presidential contender has said the US may end up occupying Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Himachal invites food processing firms

April 7th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 7 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Thursday invited private investment in food processing industries to promote ginger cultivation in the state."We are inviting private firms to set up agriculture and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Regular breakfast may help prevent lead poisoning in kids

April 2nd, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): Having a regular breakfast is associated with lower blood lead levels in children, according to a new research.It is known that fasting increases lead absorption in adults and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Credent to enter Himachal market

March 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 22 (IANS) Mumbai-based agri-biotechnology group Credent Organics Tuesday announced its entry into Himachal Pradesh.It will market a wide range of organic agricultural products for crop protection and yield ... Read more...

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Bukit Bunuh-the oldest Palaeolithic site outside Africa

February 28th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): A Palaeolithic complex in Malaysia's Bukit Bunuh is one of the oldest geochronologically dated sites outside Africa, archaeologists have suggested.According to the researchers at the Center for Global ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bill Williams has potential to become Muhammad Ali: Tony Mundine

January 31st, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 31 (ANI): Australian boxing legend Tony Mundine has claimed that New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams has the potential to become the next Muhammad Ali.His comments came after Williams' victory over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian men hire themselves out as husbands

January 28th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 28 (ANI): Many Malaysian men have been busted for hiring themselves out as husbands to foreign women who need a pass to remain in the country.It appears the men, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chauhan slams Omar, Arundhati for questioning status of J-K

January 13th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
Khajuraho, Jan 13 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan on Thursday said Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and noted writer Arundhati Roy should be prosecuted for questioning the status of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Don’t evict ‘unauthorized occupant’ without permission

December 22nd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that even an unauthorized occupant of a house in a slum is treated as a tenant and permission of competent authorities is ... Read more...

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Court orders Brazilian magnate’s arrest

December 17th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) A Brazilian court ordered the arrest of transportation mogul Constantino "Nene" de Oliveira in connection with a 2008 attempt on the life of his former son-in-law, a judicial ... Read more...

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Tips on how to carry out burglaries, by Japanese thief

November 27th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): A Japanese thief, who calls himself as a gentleman cat burglar, has written a book on how one can carry out burglaries.Hajime Karasuyama, the pen name of the ... Read more...

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Himachal now insures wheat, barley crops

November 14th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has now brought wheat and barley crops under an insurance scheme to protect them from adverse climatic conditions, an official statement said Sunday.The National Agricultural Insurance ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Earthen lamp business picks up in Gorakhpur ahead of Diwali

October 29th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct. 29 (ANI): Potters in Gorakhpur are happy lot these days as their business has picked up ahead of Diwali.Harivansh, a potter, said he was very happy at seeing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tips to stay happier at work

October 24th, 2010 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): Experts have offered a few tips on how one can make his or her occupation and workplace more enjoyable.Tom and Dian Griesel, the co-founders of The Business ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Guide to planting some early winter vegetables in your garden

October 20th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gardening is seen as both a hobby and an occupation.People use their leisure time to farm around either for exercise or the pleasure of it. However ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bad jobs ‘make mental health worse’

October 14th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 14 (ANI): Having a bad job is worse for your mental health than not having one at all, new research suggests.In the study, Australian National University (ANU), researchers found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Assam’s Cheniamguri village youngsters banish militancy through self-employment

October 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Vashipem KamodangCheniamguri village (Assam), Oct.9 (ANI): Many youngsters in Assam's villages have taken up different vocations instead of looking for jobs. They have changed life in the villages, which once used ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Hate preacher Anjem Choudary warns Ed Miliband over his views on Israel

October 3rd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Radical hate preacher Anjem Choudary has issued a warning just days after Ed Miliband became the first Jewish politician to lead the Labour Party.Speaking exclusively to The Daily ... Read more...

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US wants Bangladesh to deploy troops in Afghanistan

September 27th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 27 (IANS) The US wants Bangladesh to deploy its troops in Afghanistan "to establish security and stability", authorities said. Bangladesh said it would do "whatever it can to help restore ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks US intervention on Kashmir issue

September 22nd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York: In its latest attempt to interfere in the internal affairs of India, Pakistan has urged the United States to pressurise India over the Kashmir imbroglio, saying that the recent unrest ... Read more...

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When Michael Caine had a brush with Russian mafia

September 18th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 18 (ANI): Legendary actor Michael Caine has revealed that he had a close shave with Russian mafia while shooting in the country for one of his films in the 1990s.Michael ... Read more...

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