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Bottled correction fluid sale banned to check abuse


September 19th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Retail sale and production of bottled correction fluid, used on printed pages, and nail paint remover have been banned to check their abuse as intoxicating ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Big B gets conscious when wife Jaya on the sets


September 1st, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen with his wife Jaya Bachchan in Bhojpuri film "Ganga Devi", says there is lot of restriction when your ... Read more...

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Government lifts restriction on SMS


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The restrictions imposed on sending bulk SMSes and MMSes, imposed in the wake of nationwide rumours of attacks on persons of northeastern states, was Thursday ... Read more...

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Demand supply gap responsible for Tatkal woes: Mukul Roy


July 6th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Railway Minister Mukul Roy Friday attributed the problems in sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets to a demand-supply mismatch and said his ministry has ... Read more...

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Apex court bars tourism near Jarawa tribal reserve


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has barred any commercial and tourism activity either by the government or private operators within a five km radius of the Jarawa ... Read more...

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Sleep loss jolts immune system into hyperactivity: Study


July 1st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, July 1 (IANS) Severe sleep loss jolts the immune system into hyperactivity, producing the same response as thrown up by exposure to stress, says a study. Researchers in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Railways tweak Tatkal rules to check misuse


June 30th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Concerned over large-scale complaints in the sale of Tatkal (emergency travel) tickets, the railways Friday announced changes in the procedure and timing of their sale.It ... Read more...

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Kerala’s 47-day trawling ban begins Friday


June 13th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) An annual trawling ban, starting Friday till 31 July, would be effected along the Kerala coast up to 12 nautical miles into the Arabian sea, Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dead obese woman’s body fat starts fire in a crematorium


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Graz, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some bizarre news, a dead obese woman had so much body-fat that it triggered off a fire in the crematorium. The dead woman weighed more than ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Pawar complains to PM on cotton, sugar exports


April 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar has written to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh saying that the restriction on cotton exports would have an adverse impact on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delhi Police relieved as Zardari leaves


April 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Delhi Police heaved a big sigh of relief Sunday as Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari left the capital after a two-hour visit that was a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Japan to reopen three towns near Fukushima plant


March 31st, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Around 16,000 people who were evacuated last year after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan will return to their homes Sunday when three ... Read more...

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Supreme Court urges self-caution on exercising its powers


March 15th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has urged self-caution in exercising its inherent powers under Article 142 of the constitution and should take recourse to these only sparingly."In ... Read more...

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No intention to curb media: Pakistani minister


February 28th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) The Pakistani government does not intend to impose curbs on the media, Information and Broadcasting Minister Firdous Ashiq Awan assured after the media did not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Power cuts, power holidays for Tamil Nadu


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 25 (IANS) Faced with acute power shortage of around 4,000 MW and the wrath of public for long power cuts, the Tamil Nadu power utility Saturday announced 40 ... Read more...

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Government had no hand in Rushdie calling off visit: Congress


January 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday said the government had no role in acclaimed author Salman Rushdie deciding to call off his visit to the Jaipur Literary Festival ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No acting for Trishala: Sanjay Dutt (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) When it comes to his daughter Trishala, Sanjay Dutt is a very protective father. He does not want her in showbiz.The 22-year-old was interested in ... Read more...

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Trishala not allowed to enter into showbiz, says Sanjay Dutt


January 17th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) When it comes to his daughter Trishala, Sanjay Dutt is a very protective father and candidly admits that he will never allow her to step ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Beijing car sales to plummet in 2011


December 24th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 24 (IANS) Car sales in Beijing will plummet from last year's 890,000 units to 400,000 units in 2011 because of the city's new traffic rules, experts say.Beijing adopted ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eat less, take coffee for better memory, thinner waistline


December 20th, 2011 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) If you are one of those who always wished to have a strong memory power or remained worried due to increasing waistline, the solution lies in ... Read more...

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US House passes massive defence budget


December 15th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) US House of Representatives Wednesday passed a massive defence budget, after making changes that the White House called would not constrain the administration's counterterrorism efforts.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Munich alcohol ban leads to train damage


December 12th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Munich, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Munich police have announced investigation into the vandalism in the city’s rail system which resulted in damage worth 100,000 Euros. A new law which bans the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ferrari, Red Bull exit F1 Teams Association


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Ferrari and World Champions Red Bull Racing have withdrawn from the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) over differences with the organisation in reducing costs in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan bans offensive words in texts


November 21st, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Islamabad, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s list of offensive words surprisingly includes "JESUS CHRIST." The list will come into force on Monday (21st of November 2011) but ahead of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia not to let foreigners set up media outlets


November 17th, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not change legislation forbidding foreigners to set up media outlets in the country when the country joins the World Trade Organisation (WTO)."Our main ... Read more...

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Railways to curb Tatkal misuse


November 11th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) To curb the activities of touts at Tatkal ticket booking counters, the railways Friday reduced the advance reservation period from 48 hours to 24 hours ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Election day 2011 kick starts


November 8th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The next US election is expected to be one of the most highly anticipated ones in the history of the country. Some of the population will have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

People rebel when they feel there’s a way out


November 2nd, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 2 (IANS) People stuck with a rule are more likely to tolerate it than people who think the rule isn't definite. And this could explain many things, from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mobile users can now send 200 SMSes a day


November 1st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Mobile phone users can now send up to 200 SMSes a day. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday raised the earlier cap of 100 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Norms on TV channels’ renewal anti-media, says BJP


October 10th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday slammed the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government over its decision concerning renewal of licence to TV channels, saying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New rules in international cricket effective from Oct 1


September 29th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) International cricket is set to witness a slew of changes in all three formats with amendments to rules coming into effect from Oct 1. One of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Simon and Pippa Lansdell asked to keep their noisy son in check


August 30th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A family in Hull has been warned that if they do not keep a check on their son, they could be fined £5,000. The City Council issued ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Anna signs ‘modified’ undertaking with Delhi Police


August 18th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Gandhian Anna Hazare and his team Thursday signed a "modified" undertaking with six clauses given by the Delhi Police before they proceed with their protest ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UFO seen at China airport


August 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Air traffic at an airport in China was restricted for about an hour after a UFO was spotted over it, media reports said Thursday.The UFO was ... Read more...

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Police relax conditions for Anna’s fast (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Giving in to Team Anna's terms, Delhi Police Wednesday relaxed most of the conditions for Anna Hazare's fast, including giving him permission for seven days ... Read more...

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