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Martha Stewart and Emeril sued over bad knives


September 14th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse are being sued for duping people in to buying bad knives. Stewart’s home shopping network company has been selling cooking knives ... Read more...

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Shanghai sperm bank has 100,000 samples


September 10th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Sep 10 (IANS) A sperm bank in Shanghai, which has been in operation for nine years, now contains over 100,000 samples from a total of 3,289 qualified donors.The Shanghai ... Read more...

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Delhi University gets court notice on dalits’ admission (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Delhi University on a plea challenging the allegedly discriminatory policy adopted for admitting students from the ... Read more...

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Punjab warns Thapar University over quota withdrawal


July 24th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday asked the management of Thapar University in Patiala to continue with the existing norm to provide 50 percent quota ... Read more...

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State of pitch lamentable: Del Bosque (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A poor-quality pitch ruined Spain's clash with Italy at Euro 2012, Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has said.The match Sunday in Gdansk ended in ... Read more...

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State of pitch was lamentable, says Del Bosque


June 11th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 11 (IANS) A poor-quality pitch ruined Spain's clash with Italy at Euro 2012, Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has said.The match Sunday in Gdansk ended in a ... Read more...

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New polio cases in Pakistan alarms WHO


June 10th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has expressed concern over emergence of new polio cases in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, where around 150,000 children have reportedly not ... Read more...

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Ukrainians struck down by dodgy salad: Team doctor


June 7th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An outbreak of illness that laid low ten members of Ukraine's Euro 2012 squad was probably caused by food poisoning from a poor-quality salad, ... Read more...

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Chinese locomotives chug into trouble in Pakistan


June 6th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Chinese are not happy over conditionalities in a tender floated by the Pakistan Railways for procuring 150 new locomotives as this excludes them from ... Read more...

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Sibal advocates higher pay for teachers (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "poor quality" of teachers, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said they needed to be paid more to ensure quality ... Read more...

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Pay teachers well to attract talent: Sibal


May 29th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Expressing concern over the "poor quality" of teachers, Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said teachers needed to be paid more to ensure quality ... Read more...

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Only five percent primary teachers clear eligibility test


April 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over the poor quality of school teachers, Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal Friday said only 5.5 percent had cleared the primary ... Read more...

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Gel soon to perk up male fertility


April 15th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 15 (IANS) Scientists have discovered chemical compounds that boost the swimming ability of sperm cells, opening the way for a new gel to help couples conceive naturally. Male ... Read more...

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Roberto Carlos slams Russian football pitches


April 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS) Former Real Madrid defender Roberto Carlos, now playing for Russia's Anzhi Makhachkala, has slammed the poor quality Russian football pitches."The infrastructure that lots of clubs have ... Read more...

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Poor quality rivets sank Titanic


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Poor quality of rivets holding the Titanic's hull together may have come loose after colliding with an iceberg, sinking the ship a century ago, a study ... Read more...

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Navodaya students on hunger strike against principal


February 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 19 (IANS) Students of a residential Navodaya school in Jharkhand's Deoghar district staged a hunger strike Sunday demanding the removal of the principal for mismanagement.The students were also ... Read more...

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Websites selling statins sketchy in details


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Most websites advertising statins for sale contain rather sketchy information relevant to safe use of the medicine and side-effects, reveals a study. The study led by ... Read more...

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20 injured in Sri Lankan prison clash


January 24th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Jan 24 (IANS) A total of 20 people were injured when guards and inmates clashed Tuesday in a Sri Lankan prison near capital Colombo, said an official.The clash broke ... Read more...

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Kannada fim ‘Bete’ sheer waste of time (Kannada film review)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Bete; Cast: Ayesha, Akshay, Harish Rai, Anant Nag, Pavithra Lokesh, Ishitha Vyas, Aadi Lokesh; Story-Screenplay-Director: Sreenivas Kaushik; Producer: Auditor Sreenivas; Cinemetographer: Sathish Babu; Music: Akhil; Rating: *The year ... Read more...

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Airtel Nigeria goes green to power base stations


December 7th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Dec 7 (IANS) Airtel Nigeria is in the midst of a project to put in place 250 solar energy base stations across the country in the first phase as ... Read more...

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Nalco’s Q2 profit down by 38 percent


November 12th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 12 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) Saturday reported a 38 percent dip in net profit, to Rs.139 crore, for the second quarter ended Sep 30, ... Read more...

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They complained of bad food, got killed


November 12th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 12 (IANS) Two drunken men were stabbed to death after they complained about the poor quality of food served to them in a restaurant here, police said Saturday. ... Read more...

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Healthcare costs pushing Indians below poverty line: WHO


November 1st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Rising cost of diagnosis, medicines and hospitalisation will push millions of Indians below the poverty line, an official of the World Health Organisation (WHO) said ... Read more...

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With hand fractured, Madhu Koda continues protests


November 1st, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Nov 1 (IANS) Jailed former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda Tuesday continued protesting the poor quality of food served to prisoners even as his fractured hand was plastered. "After ... Read more...

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Pakistan Railways to get Rs.4 bn bailout package


October 23rd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The government will provide Rs.4 billion to revive the ailing Pakistan Railways.The decision was approved during the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) meeting Friday, emphasising that ... Read more...

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Maharashtra slams poor quality coal supply to power plants


October 14th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Maharashtra's electricity producer Mahagenco Friday accused the Western Coalfields Ltd. of supplying sub-standard coal to its power plants which has resulted in the ongoing energy crisis ... Read more...

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ICC warns Sri Lanka over ‘poor’ Galle pitch


October 7th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has been officially warned by the International Cricket Council (ICC) for preparing a poor quality pitch for the first Test between Sri ... Read more...

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IIT exam panel behind poor student quality: Super 30 founder


October 5th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) aspirants, has blamed the institutes' entrance exam panel ... Read more...

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Shimla’s 98 percent buildings unsafe: Minister


September 19th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) Not even two percent of buildings in this Himachal Pradesh town are safe and can withstand earthquakes of high intensity, a minister said.The fact came to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sleep disorder linked to elderly men’s blood pressure


August 31st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Poor sleep quality greatly raises the risk of high blood pressure among elderly men, says a study.According to the study, lack of deep sleep was found ... Read more...

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New secretariat in Chennai to be made a hospital


August 19th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Friday announced the new complex built by the DMK government to house the assembly and the secretariat, will be converted into ... Read more...

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Britain loses revenue due to poor online spellings


July 15th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Poor spellings in shopping websites is costing Britain millions of pounds in lost revenue, experts have said.Charles Duncombe, director of the Just Say Please group ... Read more...

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Apex court declines plea against Sibal


July 11th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to entertain a plea seeking investigation against union Communications Minister Kapil Sibal for allegedly favouring a telecom operator by slashing ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu demands full quota of coal for power units


July 9th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Saturday demanded from the central government the full allotted quota of coal for the state's power stations.Tamil Nadu Minister for Electricity Natham R. Viswanathan ... Read more...

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Inflation, industrial output data flawed: RBI governor


July 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) The data on industrial output and inflation is flawed as it does not reflect the correct picture and could "potentially mislead policy calculations", Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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