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BJP hijacking parliament: Congress (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The gloves were out Monday as the Congress and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) launched a full-scale attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coal scandal smoulders, ‘PM quit’ chorus grows louder (Roundup)


August 21st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's resignation over the official ... Read more...

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Coal scandal smoulders, ‘PM quit’ chorus grows louder (Evening Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The spectre of corruption was back to haunt the government Tuesday with a combative opposition demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘40 percent of Goa mining operations without clearances’


June 14th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) Nearly 40 per cent of the 100-odd mining operations in Goa are possibly functioning without requisite clearances, says a report by an international human rights organisation, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goa politicians involved in mining operations: Rights group


June 14th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 14 (IANS) The active involvement of politicians in Goa's multi-crore mining business has come to the fore in a report released by an international rights watchdog.The 70-page report ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Reduce mining in Goa to one-third: Panel


May 21st, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) Mining in Goa has crossed the social and environmental threshold and further ore extraction should be capped at approximately 20 percent of the current levels, recommends ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bribery charges against Yeddyurappa need probe: Panel


March 29th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 29 (IANS) A Supreme Court panel has recommended a probe into the charges that former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's family members had received Rs.6 crore in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facelift of two popular Goa beaches to cost Rs.10 crore


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) Giving a facelift to two of Goa's most popular beaches will cost more than Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million), says a report.In the Economic Survey report tabled ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Educational failure threatens US global leadership, says report


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) The failure of the United States to educate its students leaves them unprepared to compete and threatens the country's ability to thrive in a global ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fake flying people stun New York City residents


January 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “flying people” that have been spotted in the skyline of New York City over the last couple of weeks are meant for publicity stunt. Huffington ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apple criticized for the state of its Chinese factories


January 27th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple has been criticized after the alleged condition of its workers in China was reported by the New York Times. The newspaper claims that the California tech ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Cease-fire finally ends 60 years old Myanmar war


January 13th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Myanmar, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Myanmar government has penned a cease-fire agreement with the country’s rebels, giving hope that the 60-year-old war may be coming to an end. The conflict is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Beezow Doo-Doo Zopittybop-Bop-Bop arrested


January 10th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madison, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Wisconsin have come face to face with another challenge in their profession. Prosecutors and officers will have to train their tongue to mention the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian to inspire Barbie dolls


January 5th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kardshians may not be going anywhere soon, at least that is what a new report suggests. US Weekly reports that the Kardashian sisters may ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Karisma will make rocking comeback: Divya Dutta


January 5th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) All's well on the sets of Vikram Bhatt's "Dangerous Ishq", says actress Divya Dutta, whose presence is rumoured to have been making Karisma Kapoor insecure ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No need for fear on Kudankulam n-plant: Kalam


November 7th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Asking people not to nurture even a nano sized particle fear about the safety of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google Earth helped track illegal mining in Goa


October 6th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) Google Earth satellite imagery helped the Goa assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) zero in on specific illegalities in the Rs.3,500 crore mining scam in the state, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Goa mining scam: PAC report blames nexus, takes no names (Roundup)


October 5th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Triggering a political storm, the Goa assembly's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) probing the Rs.3,500 crore illegal mining industry, cited a nexus between politicians and officials for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Irregular, illegal mining same: Goa PAC


October 5th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Irregular and illegal mining are one and the same, according to the Public Accounts Committee's (PAC) report on illegal mining submitted Wednesday to the speaker of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Assam to get $2.5 mn from UN body for rural hygiene


September 18th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Assam has been allocated $2.5 million by a UN body to help improve hygiene in rural areas, stressing on the economic gains that would follow ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bawana plant delayed due to Delhi government’s laxity: CAG


August 6th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Delhi's Bawana power plant project, intended to augment the power supply for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), was delayed due to the government's laxity, a report ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Crimes against women up by 18 percent in Pakistan


August 6th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 6 (IANS) Crimes against women, including forced marriages and sexual assaults, have risen by 18 percent in Pakistan over a period of one year, reveals a report.According to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China criticises Japan’s 2011 defence white paper


August 4th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) China Thursday expressed "strong opposition" to Japan's 2011 defence white paper, saying the document plays up the "China threat theory" and has ulterior motives.Defence ministry spokesman ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Info-based law enforcement will enhance internal security: Study


July 12th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Intelligence-based law enforcement aided by able information management can enhance internal security and help meet the challenges, an industry study said Tuesday.The study, jointly carried ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Criminals, millionaires, dropouts - Bengal assembly has them all


May 27th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) From facing serious criminal charges to possessing millions of rupees worth of assets, school dropouts to tax evaders -- the newly constituted West Bengal assembly has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Paul Glaser’s wife sues him over failing to pay child support


May 11th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul Glaser’s former wife has sued the former TV star for failing to pay child support. TMZ reports that the court papers were filed in L.A. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Godrej brand valued at $2.86 billion


May 10th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) The Godrej brand is valued at $2.86 billion (Rs.12,689 crore), the conglomerate said Tuesday, citing a brand valuation report."Businesses in India today can no longer have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Britney Spears regains custody of her children


April 18th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britney Spears is set to regain custody of her children, according to reports on the Internet. The report states that a source has revealed that Spears ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Japan’s industrial output edges up in February


March 30th, 2011 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 30 (IANS) Japan's industrial production edged up a seasonally adjusted 0.4 per cent in February from the previous month, which marks its fourth-consecutive monthly increase, government authorities said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US holding back economic aid to Pakistan


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3(ANI): Most of America's economic aid to Pakistan allocated for last year is still in US government coffers, according to an official report.Only 179.5 million dollars out of 1.51 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Quarter of Australians ‘racist’ towards Asians: Poll


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Feb 23 (ANI): Almost half of Australians have anti-Muslim sentiments, while nearly 24 percent have a negative attitude towards Asians, the biggest survey ever done on racism in the country has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Facebook plays critical role in Arab world’s social movements’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) Networking sites like Facebook and Twitter will continue to play a critical role in organising social and civil movements in the Arab world, a new report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Security cop allows air-passenger with boxcutter blades!


January 23rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 23 (IANS) An aviation security officer had to step down here after he allowed a passenger to carry along a case of boxcutter blades on to a plane.The Civil Aviation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malay-Sikh hair cutting case: Minister says action to be taken against culprits


January 21st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 21 (ANI): Malaysia's Defence Minister, Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, has said that his government will take stern action against culprits who cut off National Service (NS) trainee Basant Singh's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Surgeon General: ‘Just one cigarette can also cause harm’


December 10th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even though smokers believe that short-term smoking doesn’t cause any harm, yet this isn’t the case at all. A recent report by the US Surgeon-General ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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