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More steps soon for fiscal consolidation: Chidambaram


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government will take more steps in coming months to ensure fiscal consolidation and boost economic growth, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said Monday.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Herrera sketches `very flirty’ woman in new collection


September 11th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan designer Carolina Herrera paid tribute to the "very flirty, feminine" woman in her new spring and summer collection for 2013 unveiled during the New ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India will ensure clarity in tax regulations: Chidambaram


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday assured investors that the government would bring clarity in tax regulations and take necessary measures to ensure a stable ... Read more...

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It is good to be unknown: Vikas


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Despite being World No.6, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan believes "it is good to be unknown" and not be in the glare of the media."Too much publicity ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coastal populations healthier than inland cousins


July 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) People living near the coast tend to have better health than those living inland, according to the findings of a new study.Researchers from the European Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Fake users hit the value of Facebook likes


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC investigated into whether advertisers were gaining anything from advertising on the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook and the results are startling to say ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Grey matter size linked to altruism, says study


July 12th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, July 12 (IANS) Some people who are more forthcoming with help than others can thank the size of their grey matter, housed at the junction of the two brain ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No explosion of corruption under my watch: Manmohan Singh


July 6th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday denied charges of large-scale corruption in the UPA government under him and said he maintained high standard of integrity ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

McCracken banned from performing in Canada


June 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 24 (IANS) Singer Bert McCracken's band, The Used, has reportedly been banned from performing in Canada.They were denied entry in the country earlier this month, reports contactmusic.com."They ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Warming is causing Arctic to get greener


June 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 12 (IANS) Warming in the Arctic in recent years has caused the area to get greener, says new research. The results show that most plants in the Arctic ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Coup story was blown out of proportion: Army chief


May 26th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Friday said the story that suggested a coup bid on the basis of movement of two key army units ... Read more...

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Air India moves apex court against pilots


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Air India management Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against the office bearers of the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) for ... Read more...

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Tobacco behind 7 percent deaths above 30 in India


April 27th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Tobacco usage caused 7 percent of all deaths above the age of 30 in India, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad told the ... Read more...

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Family dinners help kids stave off obesity


April 24th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Eating together as a family induces kids to eat more fruits and vegetables and helps them stave off obesity, according to researchers at Rutgers State University ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IDBI Bank quarterly net profit rises to Rs.770.78 crore


April 21st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) IDBI Bank Saturday reported a net profit of Rs.770.78 crore for the quarter ended March 31, against Rs.516.25 crore logged in the like period of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Almost half of Brazilians overweight


April 11th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 11 (IANS/EFE) More than 48 percent of Brazilians are overweight and 15.8 percent are obese, according to a study based on 2011 data that was released ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Finnair focuses on Asian routes to cut emissions


April 6th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 6 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has said it will focus on growing traffic between Europe and Asia, where it offers the shortest routes, to limit global warming pollution ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

CRPF bunker removed in Srinagar’s old city


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) A 20-year-old paramilitary bunker was removed from Srinagar's old city Monday to satisfy locals who had been demanding its removal from the area.Sudhir Kumar, Public Relations ... Read more...

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How iPads make eyes itchy and inflamed


April 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Hours of staring at iPads and smartphones have left many young people with dry eyes, which makes them itchy, inflamed and gritty.The mind can 'forget' to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West Bengal to set up Kisan Mandis


March 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government will establish 341 special markets - 'Kisan Mandi' - to help farmers to sell their produce at the right price, Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bank of England urges banks to raise capital


March 24th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) British banks need to raise more capital as they are not reserving enough funds to withstand potential financial trouble, the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) under Bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Unicef to help displaced women, children of Syria


March 24th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 24 (IANS) The Unicef will address urgent issues related to health, education and other needs of thousands of displaced Syrian women and children, a UN spokesman said.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

3.2 mn Indians are third-largest growing Asian group in US


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) Asians are the fastest growing race group in the United States with Indians (3.2 million) making up the third largest Asian group after the Chinese (four ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BBC to create downloadable archives of old shows


March 15th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) The BBC has announced the launch of a paid download service that will give viewers access to old and previously unavailable shows.The scheme titled "Project Barcelona" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government support for social programmes has risen: Economic Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Government support for social programmes has continued to expand in various forms despite most social sector subjects falling within the purview of the states, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

One in five in Britain borrow money for food


March 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) One in five Britons borrow money for groceries because of the soaring cost of living, a study has found.One in four said they have had to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britain to have Europe’s youngest population


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) With a surge in babies born to immigrant parents, Britain is on course to becoming Europe's youngest population by 2035, Daily Mail reported Saturday.In contrast to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian mobile handsets market grows 10 percent in 2011


March 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Indian mobile handsets market grew 10 percent in 2011 with the sale of 183 million devices, including 18 million 3G mobile phones and around ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kim Dotcom to appeal against judge’s decision


February 28th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Dotcom, the embattled founder of Megaupload, is confident that all the charges against him will be dropped after the trial. The self-confessed former hacker was speaking ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Ray J quiet over Whitney Houston’s death


February 15th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Ray J has stayed surprising quiet on the death of Whitney Houston. Despite the fact that he was one of the last persons that the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kylie Minogue tweets about her stalker & alerts the police


February 10th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Kylie Minogue has been plagued by a stalker problem and apparently she was so fed up with dealing with the issue on her own that she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

SRK and Shirish call truce


January 31st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) All's well that ends well. Shah Rukh Khan and Shirish Kunder called a truce Tuesday, a day after they were embroiled in a scuffle at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hazare clarifies ’slap the corrupt’ remark


January 27th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Jan 27 (IANS) Calling criticism of his "slap the corrupt" remark as unfortunate, Anna Hazare Friday said the whole issue has been blown out of proportion ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian kids worst victims of cyberbullying, says study


January 18th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Three out of 10 parents in India say their children have been victims of cyberbullying and a majority of them through social networking sites like ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Muslim migration up in Kerala, Christians lose (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 13 (IANS) More and more Keralites are going abroad for jobs, and the highest migration increase is among Muslims.The number of migrants abroad in 2011 was estimated at ... Read more...

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