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Anand Sharma opposes report on land acquisition


May 18th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Terming the parliamentary panel's report that seeks to bar the government from acquiring land for industrial use as "unacceptable", Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lajong signs Australian striker Mayora ahead of Dempo game


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) Shillong Lajong Football Club Saturday signed Australian striker Mathew Osvaldo Mayora ahead of their I-League match against Dempo Sunday."We were looking for the right kind of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan spending Rs.1.2 trillion on welfare projects


January 16th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Cash-starved Pakistan is spending a staggering Rs.1.2 trillion on public welfare projects, a minister said.Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan Sunday said that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chicago Sun Times to be sold


December 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owners of The Chicago Sun Times are expected to announce the sale of the newspaper on Wednesday. A group of local investors are at the forefront ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Global imbalances could spark civil wars: IMF


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Political unrest within nations could derail global recovery and stoke tensions that may ultimately set off civil wars in deeply unequal countries, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ocean circulation changes ‘more dramatic than previously thought’


January 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A new study from Cardiff University has revealed that ocean circulation changes this winter may have been more dramatic than previously thought.The study found that as the last ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cricket Australia chief backs radical changes to 50-over World Cup format


October 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 24(ANI): Cricket Australia Chief Executive James Sutherland has defended moves to condense the 2015 50-over World Cup.The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to cut the number of teams ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hunt on for new National Museum chief


September 27th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The government is slowly - but surely - moving to streamline the activities of the National Museum, one of the most prestigious repositories of the country's ... Read more...

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‘Waiting for Superman’ documentary upsets parents no end


September 27th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many movie directors seem to be interested in showing the American educational system on film with the release of Waiting for Superman on Friday, and three other ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

ICC proposes radical changes to 50-over, T20 World Cup formats


September 16th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16(ANI): An International Cricket Council (ICC) committee has recommended a cut in the number of teams in the 50-over World Cup from 14 to 10.According to The Age, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cameron wants to encash goodwill to clear the mess


August 18th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is to complete a hundred days in the office this week, insisted Wednesday he wants to sort out the problems faced ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Radical shift in Govt. policies for effective development needed: Brinda


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Brinda Karat on Wednesday said that the effective realization of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) depends on radical changes in existing government ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Climate change making some animals thin, while some fat


February 10th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists from the Tel Aviv University in Israel have determined that as a result of climate change, some animals are going on a diet, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“The People Speak”: Documentary On The Activist America


December 14th, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Matt Damon's new television project, which is also his first one, premiered in the History Channel on Dec. 13. It goes by the name of "The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lok Sabha debate over poll reforms remains inconclusive


December 2nd, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday failed to pass a bill on minor electoral reforms with many members demanding more radical changes in the election law. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jute council to focus on Goa to boost sales


November 4th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 4 (IANS) The Jute Manufacturers Development Council (JMDC) is looking at Goa, a tourist destination that attracts many foreigners every year, as a potential market to sell its products, and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Caracas suffers worst drought since 1947


November 4th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 4 (EFE) The Venezuelan capital is suffering its worst drought since 1947 as is much of the country, forcing the authorities to introduce water rationing. Environmentalist Erik Quiroga told EFE Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Abbas-Mustan’s ‘Italian Job’ not a con job


July 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) With Hollywood studios keeping a hawk's eye over the Hindi film industry, Bollywood filmmakers are growing copyright savvy and Abbas-Mustan say that their "Italian ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lack of spectator interest killing Test cricket: Boycott


July 15th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 15 (ANI): England's batting legend Geoffrey Boycott has warned that the lack of spectator interest is killing Test cricket, which requires radical changes to save it.The former opening batsman said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Can’t build 20 km of roads a day this year, says official


July 14th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The road transport and highways ministry may have drawn up an ambitious plan to build 20 km of roads per day, but according to the country's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Expressway authority to be set up: Kamal Nath


July 14th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A separate authority will be constituted soon for expediting development of expressways, Road Transport and Highways Minister Kamal Nath said here Tuesday. "I am examining the possibility of ... Read more...

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Dagny Knutson wins 400m freestyle swimming competition


May 17th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
The world of swimming is surely seeing one of the most radical changes. While the fans of Aaron Peirsol are basking in his glory after his win against Michael Phelps, there is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Time to bid farewell to Hussey brothers, Bracken from ODIs, says Roebuck


April 15th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.15 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck is of the view that Australian selectors would need to carry out surgical changes in the national squad if the team is to regain ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

EU, G-8 want India to join emergency summit on financial crisis


October 16th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, Oct.16 (ANI): The European Union and the Group of Eight countries want India to join in an emergency global summit to devise strategies to tackle the global financial crisis and ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brown wants to rewrite the rules of capitalism


October 16th, 2008 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London , Oct 16 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for the most ambitious reform of the world economic order since the Second World War in order to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s top football club to play in Asian champions league


May 21st, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) In a major boost to club football in the country, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has chosen India as one of the 11 participants in the revamped ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

British Parliament rejects changes in abortion law


May 21st, 2008 - 6:19 am ICT by admin
DPA London, May 21 (DPA) Attempts by opposition Conservatives to tighten Britain's liberal abortion laws were defeated late Tuesday, when Parliament voted to leave the upper time limit for pregnancy termination at 24 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Productivity increases when companies are facing closure


May 11th, 2008 - 11:10 am ICT by admin
Washington , May 11 (ANI): When companies are facing closure, their productivity rises, says a leading economist.When management is busy dealing with matters other than daily operations, employees shoulder a greater ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Radical changes in farming can avert global food shortage


April 19th, 2008 - 2:18 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 19 (ANI): A report issued by the United Nations (UN) has said that radical changes in world farming are needed to avert increasing regional food shortages, escalating prices and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India hails ‘historic’ Nepal polls


April 10th, 2008 - 9:08 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, Changing dateline)New Delhi/Kathmandu, April 10 (IANS) India Thursday hailed the "successful" constituent assembly elections in Nepal as "historic" and expressed support to its people as they address challenges of democratization and ... Read more...

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Images of 11 billion year-old galaxies suggest galactic formation occurred earlier than believed


December 18th, 2007 - 7:26 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A team of Japanese astronomers has obtained images of galaxies dating 11 billion years, which indicates that a majority of galactic formation occurred earlier than previously estimated. The images ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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