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Sports minister assures help to FIFA for U-17 World Cup


September 5th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Wednesday assured FIFA that the government will extend all support to the world body for hosting the U-17 World Cup here ... Read more...

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Man Eats 191 Chicken Wings in 12 Min


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buffalo, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from California broke a record by eating 191 chicken wings in 12 minutes at a National Buffalo Wing festival. The man, Joey Chestnut won the ... Read more...

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Appeal to boost rare earths imports


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China should increase imports of rare earths, especially the medium and heavy variety, to meet demand and save dwindling resources, an industry leader has said.Companies should ... Read more...

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Puerto Ricans reject constitutional changes


August 21st, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Ricans surprised pollsters and political observers by voting against amending their constitution to limit the right of bail in certain homicide cases and also ... Read more...

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Punjab to launch card for NRIs


July 30th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced that it will soon launch an NRI card for Punjabis living abroad to identify them for official purposes and facilitate various ... Read more...

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ to get an extension


July 30th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lot of questions are being asked about whether the show ‘How I Met Your Mother’ should end with season 8 or continue to season 9. ... Read more...

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Russia has no plans of military base in Cuba


July 29th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has no plans to build a military base in Cuba, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.Lavrov said a Russian military base in Cuba was "out ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray to leave hospital Monday


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Two days after Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray underwent an angioplasty to remove blockages in his artery, a party leader said that his hospital ... Read more...

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India’s growth will decide future Chinese engagement: Author Martin Jacques (Interview)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India's role in a future world order in which China is likely to lead from the front depends a lot on what happens on this ... Read more...

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Subway to open in a Manchester school


July 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fast food chain Subway is all set to break a major barrier and open a branch in a Manchester school. The Subway officials are in talks with ... Read more...

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DNA screening to help choose life partners


July 13th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) In the future, men and women may rely on their genetic compatibility to choose their life partners rather than through a fickle emotion such as love.... Read more...

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UP plans special cells for NRIs


July 10th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up an NRI cell for people from the state to track their growth and safety and also look ... Read more...

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Microsoft to acquire multitouch display maker


July 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 10 (IANS) Microsoft has announced that it has agreed to buy large-scale multitouch display maker Perceptive Pixel.Perceptive Pixel's "large touch displays, when combined with hardware from our ... Read more...

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Heli-taxi service planned to Himachal temple


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh plans to start a helicopter taxi service to the Aadi Himani Chamunda temple located in the Dhauladhar mountain range in Kangra district."Efforts will be ... Read more...

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Syria’s neighbours should help end conflict: Putin


June 27th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Amman (Jordan), June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syria's neighbours, including Iran, should be involved in the settlement of the conflict that has disturbed the country for over a year, Russian President ... Read more...

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UP blacklists 14 firms supplying sub-standard transformers


June 27th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) Tuesday black-listed 14 companies supplying electrical equipment on the directions of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, who took a serious ... Read more...

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UCO Bank focusing on lending to retail, SME and farm sector


June 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) UCO Bank is focusing on lending to retail, SME and farm sectors as the capital-to-risk weightage was lower in these categories, the bank's chairman said Tuesday.Bank's ... Read more...

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UP sets 15-day deadline to clear files of investors


June 15th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Friday warned officials to clear within a fortnight applications pending under the Nivesh Mitra scheme, a web-based single-window clearance system to facilitate ... Read more...

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Presidential polls: BJP woos Jayalalithaa, NDA to meet Friday (Third Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, June 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday made an attempt to bring to its side non-UPA parties, such as AIADMK, for the presidential polls, as ... Read more...

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Advani, Jayalalithaa to ‘coordinate’ on presidential polls (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) veteran L.K. Advani Thursday said his party will "coordinate efforts" with the AIADMK over the July 19 presidential polls.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

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Advani, Jayalalithaa to ‘coordinate’ on presidential polls


June 14th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) BJP senior leader L.K. Advani and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday decided to "coordinate efforts" on the issue of the presidential elections.Addressing reporters after ... Read more...

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Himachal invites private funds for food processing


June 12th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is inviting private investments in the food processing industry, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday."The state has identified food processing as the thrust ... Read more...

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Decision on petrol price rollback in a few days: Reddy


May 25th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Just two days after the state-run oil marketing companies announced the steepest hike so far in petrol price, Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday ... Read more...

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Assam ties up with Arunachal to counter Maoist menace


May 10th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after gunning down four Maoists, Assam Police Thursday said they were closely coordinating with security forces in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh to contain the ... Read more...

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Milan can retain Serie A title: Alegri


April 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 26 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri insisted that his side could still retain the Serie A title after they beat a 10-man Genoa 1-0."Until the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistani dailies upbeat on Kayani’s India statement


April 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one ... Read more...

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Medvedev praises development of internet


April 19th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has praised the rapid development of the internet in the country, and called on web users to engage more in ... Read more...

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Spain’s nuclear sector eyes growth in China (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's nuclear energy sector is seeking to expand its presence in China after gaining a strong foothold, providing components to nine of the country's 14 operating ... Read more...

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Sporting notches seventh consecutive win in Europe


March 30th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, March 30 (IANS) Sporting Lisbon added another victory to their streak of seven wins in European competitions as the Portuguese team defeated Metalist Kharkiv from Ukraine 2-1 in the ... Read more...

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Suresh Raina meets UP CM, demands better sports facilities


March 24th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Team India cricketer Suresh Raina met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav here Saturday and demanded better sports facilities for sportsmen and women in the state.Raina ... Read more...

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India concerned about Islamic extremism in Maldives


February 11th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Amid reports of Islamists backing the change of regime in the Maldives, India is concerned about possibilities of the rise of Islamic extremism in the ... Read more...

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Work with us for Siliguri’s development: Mamata to Railways


February 11th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Feb 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday urged Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi to look into the possibilities of working together with the state government for ... Read more...

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Scientists image working brain cell in real time


February 7th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Scientists have, for the very first time, recorded live yet detailed images of the nerve cells in the brain of a mouse.Stefan Hell's team at the ... Read more...

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Blackberry ‘reprieve’ for Volkswagen employees


December 24th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a landmark ruling, workers of German automaker Volkswagen have been given some “reprieve” from demanding bosses. The giant carmaker will be forced to switch off its ... Read more...

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FDI in retail after assembly polls next year: PM


December 17th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
On board Air India One, Dec 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said his government will take up for implementation the suspended cabinet decision on foreign equity in ... Read more...

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