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After railways, Banerjee now sending Bengal to ICU: CPI-M


April 20th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Ridiculing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's claim that her government has completed most of its tasks in its very first year, Communist Party of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Address n-security in coherent manner, says Seoul communique


March 27th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 27 (IANS) Sustained efforts are required to address the issues of nuclear safety and nuclear security in a coherent manner that will help ensure the safe and ... Read more...

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‘India to stress on n-safety, security interface’


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan will stress on the interface between nuclear safety and security at the Nuclear Security Summit here Tuesday to address threats by ... Read more...

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Is NBC planning an Office spinoff for Rainn Wilson?


January 27th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several media reports suggest that NBC is planning a spinoff of the highly successful comedy The Office for Rainn Wilson. The actor plays the role of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu university plans Centre for Space Technology


October 10th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 10 (IANS) As an Indian rocket prepares to sling into orbit Wednesday a nano-satellite built by its students, SRM University has announced plans to set up a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘The Simpsons’ all set to get their own channel


September 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The long-running children’s show The Simpsons may soon end up on its own channel, FOX has hinted. The show is approaching its 500th episode and FOX ... Read more...

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UN envoy slams Israel’s plan for new housing in East Jerusalem


August 12th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations has said Israel's announced plan to develop new housing units in East Jerusalem is a "provocative action" which undermines the peace process with Palestinians.Robert ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Horrible bosses’ sequel being planned


July 27th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebuzz has reported that a sequel to the movie Horrible Bosses is at the planning stage. The producers of the movie are said to be in talks ... Read more...

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Ignoring Pakistan, India sending civilian trek to Siachen


July 25th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Ignoring objections from Pakistan yet again, India is planning to organise another civilian trekking expedition to the forbidding heights of the Siachen Glacier in September, ... Read more...

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Mining environment impact reports fraudulent: Goa minister


July 19th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The crucial environment impact assessment reports, based on which mining companies are given green clearances, are rigged and very often are 'cut and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Osama plotted attack on 10th anniversary of 9/11


July 15th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was plotting an attack on the US this year on the 10th anniversary of the Sep 11, 2001, deadly attacks, a media ... Read more...

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Goa mining firms gave false data: Study


July 14th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 14 (IANS) A Goa government-commissioned study into the effects of mining on environment has revealed that the environment impact assessment (EIA) reports filed by mining companies are rigged.Speaking ... Read more...

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Kirsten may coach Mumbai Indians after World Cup


January 26th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) India cricket coach Gary Kirsten might take up a similar role with the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Mumbai Indians after the World Cup in the sub-continent. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Audrina Patridge to Produce Star in VH1 Reality Series


October 27th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Getting eliminated by ‘Dancing With the Stars’ has not slowed Audrina Patridge down one bit. She has already moved on, and landed a deal with VH1 to produce ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Skyrider’ Airline Seats Squeeze Passengers Into 23 Inches of Space


September 13th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to USA TODAY, a new airplane seat is expected to be unveiled at the Aircraft Interiors Expo Americas conference next week, located in Long Beach. The article ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Flower shops may come up near Delhi foot overbridges


July 25th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Flower shops and bookstalls may be set up near foot overbridges to check their misuse in Delhi, a minister said Sunday. "There are complaints that people misuse such ... Read more...

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Antony asks Indian Armed Forces to prepare action plan to counter cyber attacks


April 16th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Friday called upon the top brass of the Armed Forces to coordinate closely with various national cyber agencies and prepare crisis ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India satisfied with progress on access to Headley


April 4th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India is "satisfied" with progress of talks with the United States over access to Pakistani-American Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant David Headley, who is suspected of involvement in ... Read more...

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Rajesh Pratap’s designs to bring curtains down at WIFW


March 6th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Rajesh Pratap, known for his simple yet stylish designs, has been chosen as the designer at the finale of the upcoming 15th edition of the Wills Lifestyle ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kenya aiming to attract more tourists with focus on culture


January 26th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Jan 26 (DPA) The east African nation of Kenya is aiming to promote its culture to the outside world in a bid to draw in more visitors. In a recent interview with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Four law schools of excellence to be set up: Moily


October 8th, 2009 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Thursday said the government will set up four new schools for law which will be centres of excellence with international standards. He ... Read more...

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Soon, Michael Jackson-based talent show


August 19th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): The BBC is reportedly planning a talent show to find a dancer who can master Michael Jackson's moves.According to sources, bosses will kick off a national search ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Airbus, Air India resume talks on A-380 aircraft sale


March 24th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) European aircraft manufacturer Airbus Industrie has once again initiated talks with India's flagship carrier Air India to sell its jumbo A-380 aircraft, a senior company official said ... Read more...

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GCCs share of global aluminium production expected to rise by 150 percent


October 18th, 2008 - 8:50 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Oct 18 (ANI): As a result of significant investments and the construction of several new smelters, the share of the Gulf Cooperation Council states in global aluminium production is expected ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Open source EV community invites suppliers to offer components for converting existing ICE vehicles to electric drive


August 4th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by admin
Electric Cars - Now!, a Finland-based open source EV community, is working to promote the mass conversion of ICE cars to electric drive. The first model to be converted will be a ... Read more...

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New scheme for urban transport planning approved


June 19th, 2008 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Minister for Urban Development Jaipal Reddy said Thursday that the Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) has approved a new scheme for urban transport planning. Speaking to the members ... Read more...

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And dirty flows the Ganga in pilgrim town Varanasi (Letter from Varanasi)


June 17th, 2008 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai Varanasi, June 17 (IANS) Visitors to Varanasi, hoping for a holy dip in the Ganga, might well have to share the water with buffaloes. Or they might come across a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Daredevils to play in Dubai and England


June 3rd, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Close on the heels of Shane Warne's plans to take Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Rajasthan Royals to his state Victoria, Australia, for friendly matches, Virender Sehwag ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

At last, Rajendra Prasad’s memorial to be spruced up


March 25th, 2008 - 9:37 am ICT by admin
By Imran Khan Patna, March 25 (IANS) A memorial here built in 1985 in honour of India's first president Rajendra Prasad - which has virtually turned into a den of gamblers and drug ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anil Ambani group to launch 20 TV channels


March 21st, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Group is set to launch 20 TV channels in the country as part of its plans to expand the reach in the fast-growing broadcast ... Read more...

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Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to develop SEZ


March 12th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is going to develop a multi-product special economic zone (SEZ) over 745 hectares of port land, Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and ... Read more...

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