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Auction iron ore from Goa, CM told


September 10th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Iron ore generated from Goa's 90 plus mines should be auctioned and extraction be brought down from over 50 million tonnes to 10 million tonnes, an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

5,000-year-old wooden boat discovered in Egypt


July 26th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) French archaeologists have discovered a 5,000-year-old wooden boat in an expedition in Egypt, the Daily Mail reported.The significant discovery was made in Abu Rawash, west of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British boy, 12, jailed for raping two girls


July 14th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) A 12-year-boy in Britain has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping two girls a year ago. He is one of the youngest people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Security, corruption issues in coming northeast polls: Congress


April 30th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 30 (IANS) Law and order and corruption would be the two major poll planks of the Congress during assembly elections next year in the three northeastern states of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Couple gets life term for killing ‘witch’ teenager


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A Congolese couple who tortured and drowned a teenage boy, accusing him of witchcraft, have been imprisoned for life in Britain.Magalie Bamu and her fiance Eric ... Read more...

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Angry Birds game now on Facebook


February 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) The Angry Birds game that has been downloaded 500 million times has been launched as a free version on social network Facebook.In the game, players ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani role in Afghanistan can’t lead to peace: expert


November 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) With US backing, Pakistan is elbowing out others in the region to become a central player in Afghanistan, an expert says, adding this can ... Read more...

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India’s external debt rises to $305.9 bn


September 9th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) India's external debt rose to $305.9 billion by end-March 2011, registering a gain of $44.9 billion or 17.2 percent during the 2010-11 fiscal due to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

London violence spirals, over 560 held (Fourth Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Hooded rioters looted shops, set buildings alight and clashed with the police as arson spread from London to other cities of Britain Tuesday. At least ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Physics may explain crop-circles mystery


August 1st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Crop-circles which appear on farmers' fields, with their gigantic yet intricate patterns, have intrigued scientists and UFO buffs for decades, but with none emerging any wiser.However, ... Read more...

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Mukherjee calls for collective approach to deal with global crisis


November 8th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that we have learnt a lesson from the current global crisis that remedy lies in collective and corroborative ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Glasgow welcomes CWG 2014 with cultural show


October 14th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A lone bagpiper walked to the centre stage, playing a haunting tune. Hundreds of performers dressed in traditional red-striped tartan kilts ran behind him and lifted him ... Read more...

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Iron-man style power suits ‘to be used in war zones within 5 years’


September 29th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): A US defence technology is developing Iron Man-style power suits, which will be used by soldiers in war zones in the next five years, the firm said.The XOS2 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Education, jobs main planks of minorities scheme


August 12th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Enhancing opportunities for education and equitable share in economic activities would be the focus of the prime minister's new 15-point programme for minorities, parliament was told Thursday. In ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

22 people rescued from Ecuadorian shipwreck


June 2nd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Equador), June 2 (IANS/EFE) The Ecuadorian navy rescued at least 22 people from a shipwrecked vessel, 29 km from the nation's coast, television reports said. The boat sank when some of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FAA proposes $348,000 civil penalty against Chautauqua Airlines


April 27th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced Tuesday that it has proposed a civil penalty against an Indiana airline company.The FAA proposed a $348,000 civil penalty against Chautauqua ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One of the world’s oldest shipwrecks found off the coast of Devon


February 15th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): An archaeological expedition has found one of the world's oldest shipwrecks off the coast of Devon, UK, dating back to almost 3,000 years.According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Will concentrate on expanding party: Gadkari (Roundup)


December 24th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Asserting that there would be no ideological change in the party with his taking over, new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday said he ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sweat Lodge Ceremony - a spiritual tradition


October 24th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sweat lodge, or it is also known as the sweathouse, medicine lodge, and medicine house is a ceremonial sauna and is an important ritual used by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Money played an important role in Assembly polls, says Communist leader


October 23rd, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Reacting to the result of the Assembly polls that were held in three states, M.K. Pandhe, Politburo member of the Communist Party of India - Marxists (CPI-M), ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Elephant-human clashes in Malawi force mass translocation


June 5th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 5 (DPA) The government of Malawi is teaming up with the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) to move over 60 elephants from a densely-populated area where at least 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Afghanistan routs British club cricket team


May 2nd, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, May 2 (ANI): Afghanistan's cricket team, a squad of former refugees that is rapidly emerging as a power in international cricket, thrashed an English team from the Ditchling cricket club in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Why You Shouldn’t Miss the Royal Gorge Bridge


April 17th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
The Royal Gorge Bridge is a must-see attraction near Cañon City, Colorado, inside a theme park. The bridge, tipped as the highest suspension bridge in the world, hangs 1053 feet (321 meters) ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Advani files nomination from Gandhinagar


April 8th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani filed his nomination for the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat Wednesday. "The NDA (National Democratic Alliance) will contest the Lok ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Advani offers prayer at Sai Baba temple in Maharashtra


April 5th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Apr 5 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday visited Sai Baba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra.Advani offered prayers at the temple for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Replica of 3,800-yr-old Egyptian ship recreates voyage to ”God’’s Land”


March 8th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 8 (ANI): An international team of archaeologists, shipwrights and sailors has recently built a full-scale replica of a 3,800-year-old ship and sailed it on the Red Sea to re-create ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers develop quicker, more accurate method of detecting viruses


February 26th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Researchers have come up with a faster, more specific method of detecting viruses. Viruses can be detected in fluids, which is of vital importance in diagnostics. But existing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Archaeologists uncover Viking-era church in Sweden


October 6th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm, Oct 6 (ANI): The remains of a Viking-era stave church, including the skeletal remains of a woman, have been uncovered near the cemetery of the Lannas church in Odensbacken outside ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Vijay Kumar Malhotra BJP’’s chief ministerial candidate for Delhi


September 26th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi , Sept 26 (ANI): Senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Vijay Kumar Malhotra will be the party''s chief ministerial candidate in the upcoming elections for Delhi .The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

4,500-year-old ancient Egyptian wooden boat to be excavated, reassembled


July 20th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, July 20 (ANI): A group of archaeologists will excavate hundreds of fragments of a 4,500-year-old ancient Egyptian wooden boat in a bid to reassemble the craft, Egyptologists have announced.The ancient ... Read more...

Posted in National |

E-bike makers foresee big market, adopt different planks


June 15th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The nascent electric two-wheeler segment, currently estimated at Rs.4.5 billion, is set to grow this fiscal, say manufacturers. But while all are now stepping on the gas to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NDA organises protests against price rise


May 2nd, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Eight days ahead of the Karnataka elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its National Democratic Alliance (NDA) partners organised a daylong nationwide protest against rising food ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India ready to work with Maoists in Nepal


April 13th, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
By Pranay Sharma New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India is ready to work with the Maoists in Nepal, New Delhi's envoy said Sunday, as results of the elections in the Himalayan kingdom putting ... Read more...

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Last day of election campaigning in Nepal today


April 7th, 2008 - 2:07 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, Apr 7 (ANI): Political parties are busy in their election campaign as today is the last day to attract voters to their respective planks ahead of the April 10 Constituent ... Read more...

Posted in National |

NGOs ask Dikshit to look into Games Village workers’ plight


March 11th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Deplorable and unhygienic living conditions, freak accidents and many deaths. Upset by the saga of the construction workers at the Commonwealth Games Village here, a group of ... Read more...

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