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Dalit boy beaten to death for collecting wood from orchard


August 17th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) A 14-year-old Dalit boy was beaten to death in Bihar's Samastipur district by an orchard owner who saw him collecting dry wood from his orchard without permission, ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Australia beat Britain to win bronze


August 12th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Australia beat Britain 3-1 to claim the bronze medal in the men's Olympic field hockey tournament at the Riverbank Arena here Saturday.Simon Orchard of Australia ... Read more...

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Fruit of 10 years’ research stolen as another peach


July 4th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) While stealing peaches from an agricultural institute, three jobless men may have never thought that they were actually taking away the fruit of decade-long reseach of ... Read more...

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Boy killed in Bihar for plucking mangoes


May 25th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 25 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was severely beaten up for allegedly plucking mangoes from an orchard in Bihar's Samastipur district. The child died from injuries, police said here ... Read more...

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Today is the Johnny Appleseed day


September 26th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you happen to be in the United States and have eaten an apple there, chances are that the apple you ate came from one of those ... Read more...

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Bihar man commits suicide after cow’s death


September 15th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 15 (IANS) A man in Bihar's Purnea district committed suicide after the death of his cow, which he loved "like a human being", police said Thursday.Lakhi Kant Dutta, ... Read more...

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Goa Law Commission dejected as tips neglected


September 9th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 9 (IANS) The Goa Law Commission has expressed dismay at the state government virtually ignoring all its recommendations, especially those relating to land reform."You can say that the ... Read more...

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British child plunges to death from 13th floor in Singapore


August 7th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) A toddler from Britain died after she fell from her parents' 13th-floor luxury apartment in Singapore, a media report said here.The body of the three-year-old girl ... Read more...

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2,000 banana plants hacked in Bangladesh village


July 15th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 15 (IANS) Nearly 2,000 banana plants were felled in a Bangladeshi village.The incident occurred Tuesday night at Bhotarpara village, the Daily Star reported Friday."The plants became fruit-bearing in ... Read more...

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In his third stint, determined Gogoi plans to deliver peace and progress


May 14th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 14 (IANS) As a Class 9 student he was asked about his aim in life. "To be the prime minister of India," came his rapid reply. Almost 60 ... Read more...

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Himachal violated norms in importing fruit trees: CAG


April 12th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 12 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has violated financial rules by placing an order with a US-based supplier of fruit trees without inviting global bids, the Comptroller and ... Read more...

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Plastic bags help pollination in apple gardens in Kullu


April 9th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, Apr 9 (ANI): Despite a strict ban imposed by the Provincial Government on the use of plastic and polythene products like bags in a bid to reduce pollution levels, apple growers ... Read more...

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Two arrested for killing peacocks


February 11th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Feb 11 (IANS) Two poachers, who had killed two peacocks in Ghaziabad, were caught by alert farmers Friday and handed over to police, officials said. Two men, carrying a sack, were ... Read more...

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J-K orchard owners hope for better fruit output due to snowfall


January 23rd, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
Bhaderwah (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 23 (ANI): The orchard owners in Bhaderwah region of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda District are an elated lot as the region received ample snowfall, which has brought ... Read more...

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From climbing trees to scaling political heights - Tarun Gogoi


December 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Dec 27 (IANS) As a child, he would often sneak into an orchard and climb a mango tree, besides dreaming of scaling the highest rung of ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal And Taylor Swift’s Apple Picking Date!


October 28th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): American actor Jake Gyllenhaal has taken out his lady singer and actress Taylor Swift on yet another exciting date over the weekend and this time it ... Read more...

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Tests run on 20 new varieties of apples on the occasion of The National Apple Day


October 20th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Apple Day was marked at the Dales tearoom yesterday.This year’s event was used to run free tests for about 20 varieties of Apples that are ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: World champions Australia trounce India 8-0


October 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) World champions Australia trounced India 8-0 to claim the gold in the men's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games at the Major Dhyan Chand stadium here ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Australia beat New Zealand to reach final


October 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) World champions Australia beat arch-rivals New Zealand 6-2 and entered the final of the men's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Scorers:Australia -- Simon Orchard (26 ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Oz hammer Malaysia 7-0


October 10th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) World champions Australia enjoyed a useful workout ahead of the semi-finals as they hammered Malaysia 7-0 to conclude their pool A league engagements with an all-win record ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Aussies blank Scotland in their first tie


October 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) World champions Australia took just 14 minutes to shake off the early morning blues and then proceed to dismantle Scotland 9-0 to open their campaign in the ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: World champs Australia blank Scotland


October 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) World champions Australia revelled in early morning sunshine with a 9-0 win against Scotland to open their campaign in the men's hockey competition of the 19th Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Malaysia’s hit ‘Geng’ good for small kids (IANS Film Review; Rating:**1/2)


August 28th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Geng - The Adventure Begins" (3D); Director: Nizam Razak; Rating:**1/2There isn't much to rave about in this 3D animation film except that it is a vehicle for the ... Read more...

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Apples grow larger when cells don’t divide


July 1st, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Fast-food restaurants can supersize French fries and drinks, but nature has found a way to super-size a type of apple by not letting its cells divide. Peter Hirst, Purdue ... Read more...

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Why some apples grow larger than others


July 1st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A variety of apples grow larger than others because of the absence of cell division, a new American study reveals.The research by Peter Hirst, a Purdue University associate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘12/24 Karol Bagh’ Pay Highly For Maintaining Their Set!


June 26th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The sets of the show "12/24 Karol Bagh' is outside Mumbai and the show has a permanent set in Chattarpur, Delhi. It is on a beautiful ... Read more...

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Tripura has a bumper pineapple crop


June 11th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nandan Nagar (Tripura), June 11 (ANI): Tripura has abundant crop of pineapples following two consecutive years of low production.Both the pineapple lovers and vendors are a delighted lot, as the fruit markets ... Read more...

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Cheap, simple solution to save coral reef - transplantation


June 5th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Research says that the simplest and cheapest option to preserve coral reefs may be transplantation.Carried out by Dr Graham Forrester from the University of Rhode Island, the research ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Strong gale damages mango crop in Bijnore


May 8th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Bijnore (Uttar Pradesh), May 8 (ANI): Orchard owners and mango growers in Bijnore are a worried lot after a gale swept the region and destroyed most of their crop this week.They are ... Read more...

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Cherry production lures farmers to Kullu


May 2nd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kullu, May 2 (ANI): Farmers and orchard owners in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu region have taken up growing cherries since the returns are lucrative as compared to other fruits.The primary destination of these ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh panchayat forces woman to ill-treat her lover


January 14th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Unwilling to accept their love affair, an Uttar Pradesh village panchayat forced a woman to slap her lover with shoes and tonsure his head. Later, after blackening the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No external injuries on bodies of Shopian women: CBI (Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) report that ruled out rape and murder of two women in Kashmir's Shopian town says it found no external injuries on ... Read more...

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Couple beaten, forced to marry by angry elders


September 29th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Love doesn't need the sanctity of marriage - this defiant reply by a young couple in love so enraged elders in an Uttar Pradesh village that they rained ... Read more...

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Shopian action committee activist found dead


September 9th, 2009 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 9 (IANS) Tension has again gripped the south Kashmir town of Shopian where the body of an activist of the local action committee spearheading the movement for bringing the culprits ... Read more...

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Dalit youths paraded naked in Uttar Pradesh


June 29th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 29 (IANS) Two Dalit youths were beaten and paraded naked after their faces were painted black for having collected wood from a mango orchard without permission in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur ... Read more...

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