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Akhilesh opposes NCTC in present form


May 5th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Saturday opposed the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) "in its present form" and asked the government to take a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rollback rail fare hike: Tripura minister


March 15th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 14 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government wants a rollback of passenger fare hike proposed in the rail budget presented by Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi in parliament, a minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Damage To Dummies Prompts Ride Rethink in Thorpe Park


January 25th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thorpe Park has been forced to order its latest ride to be redesigned after test drive damaged the dummies. Some of the dummies lost limbs and that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Yearend hope: India’s democracy is alive and well (Comment)


December 29th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
There is reason to hope that India will fare better in 2012. For one, much of the political storms have blown over - scams, Anna Hazare, et al. They ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pranab refuses comment on FDI decision


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday refused to react to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's comment that the central government has decided to keep ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan rethinks Afghan border security strategy


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistan is rethinking its strategy on the Afghan border, with the focus shifting from battling militants to ensuring security following the Nov 26 NATO attack that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Plan panel’s poverty line not to impact socio-economic census


September 27th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The ongoing enumeration for a socio-economic census in the country will not be affected by the poverty line cut-off spelled out by the Planning Commission, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

McCain points to Pakistan military, terror groups link


August 18th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Calling for a realistic US policy towards Pakistan, Senator John McCain, a former American presidential candidate, Thursday aired concern over the "troubling connection" between ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sports ministry says no rethink on age and tenure clauses


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Despite stiff opposition from General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF), the sports ministry is unlikely to have a rethink on clauses limiting the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rooney asks Van der Sar to put off retirement plans


March 14th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is under pressure to stay at the club for one more season.Van der Sar, 40, has announced that he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China attends Indian air show for first time


February 9th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) China Wednesday joined the nearly two-decade old Aero India air show for first time, with its Ambassador Zhang Yan leading a delegation after a last-minute invitation from New ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India finally invites China to AeroIndia show


February 6th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A week after it became known that China has not been invited to the AeroIndia international air show in Bangalore from Feb 9, India Sunday changed its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

CERN declares LHC will run till 2012


February 1st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 1 (ANI): CERN has announced that the LHC will run right through to the end of 2012.The decision will up the LHC's chances of finding new physics in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Finnair announces winner of quality gauging contest


December 14th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Dec 14 (IANS) Nordic airlines Finnair Tuesday announced the winner of a contest conducted to gauge quality of its flights and the experience of travelling to various destinations.The contest 'Quality Hunter', ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nissan Murano Convertible: First Images Surface


November 16th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those in the automotive industry who had thought that Nissan played a gamble with the Juke earlier better do a rethink. The latest model of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rooney is a troubled soul: Fergie


November 1st, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.1 (ANI): Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson believes his star striker Wayne Rooney has been a troubled soul.Rooney has gone from Player of the Year to a flop for England ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian-origin scribe to globetrot to judge Finnair quality


October 4th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Oct 4 (IANS) A teacher-journalist in Beirut born to a British-Indian couple is among four people to have landed an envious assignment of globetrotting on the routes of Nordic carrier ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Games tourists - will they come in droves?


September 19th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) How many tourists will visit India during the Commonwealth Games? While a premier travel association is expecting a meagre 10,000 as against ambitious projections of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

JD-U ‘rethink’ on alliance will only help Lalu, says BJP


September 14th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 14 (IANS) A day after a Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader asked his party to rethink allying with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bihar for the state assembly polls, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

2 die in the anti-Koran burning protest event in Kabul


September 13th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anti-Koran burning protest protest against the United States in Afghanistan on Sunday turned deadly, when two people died after they clashed with Afghan security forces.The protesters were believed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Finnair searching for Quality Hunters


September 6th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) It's a dream job anyone would give their left hand for. Nordic carrier Finnair has launched a search for four Quality Hunters, independent advisors whose task will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

4,000 trees in Patna zoo face the axe for airport safety (Lead)


August 27th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Aug 27 (IANS) Nature lovers are concerned over the Bihar government's plans to cut or prune nearly 4,000 trees in the Patna zoo for airport safety, as they say ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Will Patna zoo lose 4,000 trees to airport safety?


August 27th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Aug 27 (IANS) Nature lovers are worried over the Bihar government's plans to cut or prune nearly 4,000 trees in the Patna zoo for airport safety, as they say ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Homemakers happy, apex court recognises their contribution


July 24th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) They feel they were always taken for granted and did not get the credit for their work in spite of doing the "toughest job". But homemakers in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government to put out a white paper on housing


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government is preparing a white paper that will bring out all the issues affecting supply and demand in the housing sector, a top official said here. "Towns ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fructose Linked To Blood Pressure In People


July 6th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a number of fast foods and drinks that people consume a lot and the common ingredient in all of them is sugar. However, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Revisit paramilitary deployment in Maoist-hit areas: Chidambaram


July 1st, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi:1 July (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has said a rethink is required on the deployment of security forces in the Maoist affected areas."Some of these deployments must be ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama faces special challenge in dealing with Israel’s ambitions


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): Experts and observers of Middle East politics and the scenario emerging will pose a special challenge for US President Barack Obama on the foreign policy front.Till now, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BJP to withdraw support to Jharkhand government at 5 p.m. (Lead)


April 29th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet Jharkhand Governor M.O.H. Farook Thursday evening to inform him of its decision to withdraw support to the Shibu Soren ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP to withdraw support to Soren government at 5 p.m.


April 29th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will meet Jharkhand Governor M.O.H. Farook Thursday evening to move ahead on its decision to withdraw support to the Shibu Soren ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP stands firm on decision to withdraw support from Soren


April 29th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said that it is firm on its decision to withdraw support from the Shibu Soren's Government in Jharkhand after ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Samsung Issues 3-D TV Warning Prior To Launching Sets


April 17th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who have been waiting with bated breath for the arrival of 3D TVs better do a rethink. Even before its latest 3D LED TVs get ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

iPad Airport Security Advantage Puts It Ahead Of Notebooks


April 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Like any Apple product, the iPad has generated a storm after its release in the market and it has got its share of supporters and detractors ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kashmir council no place for bill limiting women’s rights: Chair


April 5th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir legislative council Deputy Chairman Arvinder Singh Monday rejected the permanent resident (disqualification) bill that aims to deny citizenship rights to women marrying non-permanent residents of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Yadav chieftains stifle women’s aspirations


March 8th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Two Yadav chieftains, with a combined strength of 15 in the Rajya Sabha, succeeded Monday to prevent voting on a historic legislation that seeks to reserve ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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