Two Boko Haram commanders killed in Nigeria

September 21st, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Sep 21 (IANS) Two top commanders of the Boko Haram outfit have been killed in an operation in the restive state of Borno in Nigeria, the military said.The outfit ... Read more...

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Two killed in Nigeria bank attack

August 26th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 26 (IANS) At least two people were killed when militants suspected to be from the Boko Haram outfit attacked a bank in Nigeria, police said.The militants attacked an ... Read more...

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20 Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria

August 13th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 20 suspected Boko Haram militants have been killed in a gun battle with the military in Nigeria's Borno state, Xinhua reported.The militants were killed ... Read more...

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India for global recognition of Ayurveda, Unani

August 8th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India is pushing for a WHO collaborative centre on traditional medicine to win legal recognition to the Indian systems of medication like Ayurveda and Unani ... Read more...

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Amid Srinagar’s tulips, Omar confident of peaceful summer (With Images)

March 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) Hoping for a peaceful summer like last year, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said unless militants abjured violence, incidents like the killing ... Read more...

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10 arrested near Tirumala temple

July 8th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's temple town of Tirupati Friday arrested 10 youth on the suspicion that they were propagating their religion.In a joint operation by the ... Read more...

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UAE releases 100 bustards in Uzbekistan

June 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 13 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has released 100 captive-bred Houbara Bustards into the wild in Uzbekistan as part of a wildlife programme.The Emirates Centre for ... Read more...

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Corrupt babus making life miserable for SMUs: Survey

January 24th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Corruption is making live miserable for small and medium units that are often left to fight their own battles in getting clearances and conducting day-to-day operations, according ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber’s Upcoming Album Aims To Capture Justin Timberlake’s Charisma

January 21st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Justin Bieber has been an unbelievably successful Canadian vocalist though he is only a teenager, with him having dabbled musical genres such as pop and contemporary R&B.;Justin Bieber has refused ... Read more...

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Third party should keep stolen mobiles’ database, say firms

December 18th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) A third party regulator should maintain the database of stolen mobile handsets and the equipment identity register should be maintained on a national level, say telecom service ... Read more...

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Cycle rally to promote cleanliness in Kashmir Valley

December 8th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Fayaz AhmadSrinagar, Dec.8 (ANI): Scores of people participated in a bicycle rally here to spread awareness about pollution.The event commenced from Nehru Park near Dal Lake and ended at Cheshmashahi."Our environment ... Read more...

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UN troops brought cholera to Haiti: report

December 8th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) The cholera epidemic that has caused more than 2,000 deaths in Haiti was introduced by Nepalese troops serving with the UN forces in the impoverished Caribbean country, according ... Read more...

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World AIDS Day Shows A New Light Of Hope

December 2nd, 2010 - 2:56 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is World AIDS Day. Being one of the most recognized international health days, several organizations are making an extra effort today to spread awareness about ... Read more...

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Sibal calls for efforts to propagate Hindi

September 29th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29 (ANI): Union Human Resource and Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Wednesday expressing confidence called upon the people to make united efforts for the progress of Hindi and reduce ... Read more...

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Why Americans think Obama is a Muslim

September 1st, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): In a first-of-its kind study, a psychologist has explained why Americans believe President Barack Obama is a Muslim.The research by Spee Kosloff and colleagues suggests people are ... Read more...

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Incidence of malaria, dengue drops in Haryana

August 5th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana has registered a considerable decline in the cases of malaria and other vector borne diseases like dengue and encephalitis in 2010, health officials Thursday said. "Recently there were ... Read more...

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Brooding female birds respond to vivid male plumes

June 25th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Male birds displaying gorgeous plumes seem to positively affect brooding females of the same species, improving offspring growth. Scientists made the discovery during a breeding experiment with Houbara ... Read more...

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Visual stimulation from attractive males positively affects brooding females

June 25th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Brooding female birds are sensitive to visual stimulation from attractive males of the same species, a breeding experiment with Houbara bustards has led scientists to conclude.Females that observed ... Read more...

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Celebrating World Heritage Day with the youth (April 18 is World Heritage Day)

April 18th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With an aim to educate the youth about protection, preservation and propagation of Indian heritage, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) conducted various fun-filled activities at the ... Read more...

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New oral treatment works better than lotions to eradicate lice

March 12th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): A new oral treatment is more effective in eradicating lice as compared to any prescription lotion for the scalp, French medical researchers have found.Lice are parasites, which infest ... Read more...

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ONGC to fund projects on protection of national heritage

December 19th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 19 (IANS) State-owned exploration major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will provide funds for conservation, renovation and restoration of the monuments of Ahom kings in Sibsagar in eastern Assam, ... Read more...

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MNS legislators to take their oath in Marathi: Raj Thackeray

November 2nd, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 1(ANI): Maharashtra Navanirmana Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Monday said that all the newly elected legislators (MLAs) of the party to the Maharashtra Government will take their formal ... Read more...

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God Jagannath Rath Yatra draws hundreds of devotees in the Capital

October 24th, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 24(ANI): Large number of devotees participated in the annual Rath Yatra of God Jagannatha, as it was taken out by International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) with full enthusiasm ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate fourth Annual Convention on RTI today

October 12th, 2009 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will inaugurate the fourth Annual Convention on Right to Information (RTI) here today.It is being organised by the Central Information Commission.Lord Meghnad ... Read more...

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Rahul holds meeting with Congress activists, farmers in Thanjavur

September 9th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by ANI
Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), Sep 9 (ANI): All India Congress Committee (AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, who is on a three-day visit to Tamil Nadu, visited Thanjavur on Wednesday and held meetings ... Read more...

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President Patil lauds Tajikistan’s support in fight against terrorism

September 7th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj ChoudharyDushanbe (Tajikistan), Sep.7 (ANI): Visiting Indian President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday underlined the need for countering the threat posed by terrorists, and lauded the Government of Tajikistan's support to ... Read more...

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Researchers develop new seedless, juicy citrus fruit

August 7th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new seedless citrus fruit named DaisySL which is finely textured and juicy, with a rich, sweet and distinctive flavour when mature. "We are extremely ... Read more...

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Information Commissions constituted in 27 states: Chavan in RS

August 6th, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 6 (ANI): The Government on Thursday said that all the 27 States, with the exception of Jammu and Kashmir, in the country have set up their respective Information Commissions ... Read more...

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People converge in Bihar village to watch total solar eclipse

July 21st, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by ANI
Taregana (Patna), July 21 (ANI): A day ahead of the total solar eclipse, tourists and enthusiasts from different places of the country started thronging in Bihar's Taregana village to witness the celestial ... Read more...

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Mexico says most flu victims got sick before alert

May 9th, 2009 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 9 (EFE) Almost 90 percent of the 45 swine flu fatalities recorded till date in Mexico began to feel the symptoms before authorities knew of the existence of the ... Read more...

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Peru suspends flights to and from Mexico

April 30th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 30 (DPA) Peru suspended from Thursday all flights to and from Mexico over the ongoing flu epidemic, in a decision that Prime Minister Yehude Simon described as "painful but necessary". "We ... Read more...

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COROT detects stellar quakes in other stars for the first time

October 24th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Oct 24 (ANI): The COROT satellite has used a technique similar to seismology to detect the presence of stellar quakes in three stars, an observation that has been made for ... Read more...

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Manipur’’s Sanskrit college celebrates golden jubilee

October 5th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
By L.C.K SinghImphal, Oct.5 (ANI): Not many of us may know Manipur, the state popularly known for its regional languages, also has a Sanskrit college for the last six decades.Dwijamani ... Read more...

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World Bank continues support to irrigation project in Punjab

April 24th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, Apr 24 (ANI): In one of its recent programme, Pakistan Radio has alleged that the World Bank had shelved support to a multi-million rupees irrigation project in Punjab because of ... Read more...

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Scientists unveil glue that makes concrete stronger

April 15th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
London, April 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Florida say that they have developed a new kind of glue, which can boost the concrete mixs ability to bind the components ... Read more...

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