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MSF battles kala azar in Bihar


July 17th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), which provides medical humanitarian aid worldwide, is waging a war against kala azar in Bihar.Hundreds have benefited since MSF started its project ... Read more...

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Banana crisis hits Kerala (Letter from Kerala)


July 14th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) Bananas are known as the poor man's fruit, and poor or not every Keralite's daily fare includes banana as an inseparable part. But in the last ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri songs to spread awareness about kala azar


May 9th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Patna, May 9 (IANS) Bhojpuri folk songs that have been entertaining people in Bihar for years will now be used to spread awareness about the kala azar disease, a ... Read more...

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Baby with six legs born in Pakistan


April 18th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 18 (IANS) A baby born in Pakistan's Sindh province has six legs, with a doctor assessing that the removal of the parasitic limbs could be a "serious and ... Read more...

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Bihar to involve youths to fight kala azar


April 10th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 10 (IANS) Bihar has decided to involve village youths to help fight kala azar, a disease transmitted by the sand fly that killed over 70 people last year."The ... Read more...

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Hazare’s movement showcased in photo-exhibition


April 8th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Social crusader Anna Hazare travelled from his native village Ralegan-Siddhi Mumbai for inaugurating an exhibition of photographs taken by the driver of a TV OB ... Read more...

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Tough call: Showcasing high-art stainless steel on its 100th anniversary (With images)


March 9th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The down-to-earth stainless steel has travelled a long way into its 100th year as an industrial metal for manufacturing everything from kitchenware to surgical equipment ... Read more...

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Days of landlords are numbered in Pakistan: Imran Khan


February 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan Saturday vowed to bring the people out of the grip of the landlords and described the Pakistan Peoples Party ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh cop suspended for youth’s custodial death


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 22 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Police Wednesday suspended a police station chief in Raipur district, a day after an initial post-mortem report backed a poor man's allegations that his son ... Read more...

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After polio, Bihar targets kala azar


January 30th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 30 (IANS) Bihar, which has not reported a single case of polio since September 2010, is now turning its attention to kala azar, a disease transmitted by the ... Read more...

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Peaches Geldof shows off her baby bump


January 28th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Peaches Geldof has gone public with her baby bump. The 22-year-old is pregnant with fiancé Thomas Cohen’s baby. The baby is expected to be born on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Poor woman delivers baby at hospital door


October 7th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 7 (IANS) Unable to pay bribe allegedly demanded by the hospital staff for admission, a poor woman gave birth to her child on the doorsteps of ... Read more...

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Pompeii red is actually yellow


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) "Pompeiian red" became a favoured colour following the discovery of Pompeii in the 18th century. But, the red colour in the Roman town's frescoes was initially ... Read more...

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Keith Urban’s fragrance inspired by ‘Hard Times’


August 9th, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Singer Keith Urban, who named the debut scent 'Phoenix', says it is inspired by his battle with sobriety.The country singer checked into a clinic to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Small pox virus may become poor man’s atom bomb’


May 28th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) The resolution by the World Health Organization (WHO) to hold on to the two last known remaining stocks of the smallpox virus for "crucial research" raises ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bill Clinton’ gaffe: Mixes up Montenegro and Macedonia


May 24th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Podgorica (Montenegro), May 24 (IANS/AKI) Former US president Bill Clinton became a laughing stock in the Balkans after he confused Montenegro - his host - with Macedonia.Clinton made the gaffe ... Read more...

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Now, a telefilm on Ambedkar’s wife


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) It is said that behind every successful man there is a woman. Dalit icon Bhim Rao Ambedkar's wife, Ramabai, too played a pivotal role in ... Read more...

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Anish Kapoor slams China over artist’s detention


May 11th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) Indian-origin sculptor Anish Kapoor has called for museums and galleries across the world to be closed for a day to protest China's detention of artist Ai ... Read more...

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Girl injured in Delhi school to get Rs.3 lakh


May 4th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A Class 11 girl student, whose eye was injured in a stone pelting incident in her school, will be paid an ex-gratia of Rs.3 ... Read more...

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Missing kids of Delhi - children of a lesser god?


April 30th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) When toddler Ishaan, the son of a businessman, went missing, Delhi Police went into a tizzy, deploying 15 teams to look for him and tracing ... Read more...

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Re-makes of Tamil movies disappoint Malaysians


April 14th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 14 (IANS) Re-makes of some of yesteryears' hit Tamil movies made in India have disappointed Malaysian audiences."There are certain movies that shouldn't be remade, especially the famous ... Read more...

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If Sibal feels Lok Pal Bill is ineffective, he should quit joint panel: Anna Hazare


April 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.11 (ANI): Gandhian and social activist Anna Hazare on Monday said that Union Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal is questioning the effectiveness of having a Lok Pal Bill, he ... Read more...

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We want parliament to function: Gurudas Dasgupta


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta Saturday said his party was against parliament's budget session being stalled over the demand for a joint parliamentary ... Read more...

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Gadkari criticizes Congress Govt. for ignoring plight of fishermen


December 8th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Basi ReddyVisakhapatnam, Dec 8 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday criticized the Congress-led Government at the Centre for ignoring the plight of the fishermen saying that ... Read more...

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103-year-old Brazilian architect composes samba music


December 6th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 6 (IANS/EFE) Oscar Niemeyer, noted Brazilian architect who designed capital city Brasilia and the UN headquarters in New York, has reinvented himself just before turning 103 by penning the lyrics ... Read more...

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Farmer Ian Rook Killed By Charging Bull


November 28th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Farmers Union has declared that a farmer named Ian Rook got killed yesterday by a bull. According to sources, the bull was his own ... Read more...

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Honeymoon murder: Husband won’t return to South Africa for probe


November 26th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) An Indian-origin man whose newly-wedded wife was murdered while they were honeymooning in South Africa, would not return to that country, his publicist said Friday after a media ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani’s widower not to return to S. Africa to identify murderers


November 26th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): The widower of Indian-origin British woman Anni Dewani, who was murdered on her honeymoon in South Africa, and is not a formal suspect in the investigation, has no plans ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani sisters suffer bald truth


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Two sisters in a Pakistan village began to lose their hair and became completely bald barely a fortnight before their marriage. Their suitors rejected the match.The sisters - ... Read more...

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Lawyers are feeling insecure, says Rakhi Sawant


November 11th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Undeterred by the public interest litigation (PIL) filed against her by a lawyer challenging her reality show, Rakhi Sawant says she will continue hosting ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi asks for focus on common man


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday asking for focus on the common man said that we have to take them forward in the similar manner ... Read more...

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State Governments not using Central funds effectively, claims Shriprakash Jaiswal


October 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 28 (ANI): Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal on Thursday said that some State Governments are not using the funds allocated by the Centre for regional development effectively.Speaking at the National ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Khare’s ’statusquoist’ remark


September 21st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 21 (ANI): Congress Party on Tuesday downplayed the comments made by Harish Khare, media advisor to Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, where he termed the party as 'statusquoist', ... Read more...

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Telecom Minister A.Raja proposes measures to bridge rural-urban technology divide


September 15th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 15 (ANI): Focusing on the massive consumer base in the nation's largely unexplored rural markets, Telecom Minister A. Raja proposed measures to bridge the technology divide between villages and ... Read more...

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Distribute rotting foodgrains to poor: Gadkari


September 1st, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 1(ANI): Hailing a Supreme Court order to the government to distribute foodgrains to the poor before they rot, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari said the Centre ... Read more...

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