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Six dead as heavy rains lash Jaipur


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 22 (IANS) At least six people died in a wall collapse and due to electrocution as heavy rains lashed the Rajasthan capital overnight, officials said Wednesday.The rains created ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tigers can’t make excuses of being unwell: Salman Khan (Interview)


August 21st, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Action films take a toll, says Salman Khan, who is recovering from a facial nerve disorder, and adds disarmingly that a "Tiger" can't make excuses ... Read more...

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13 dead due to rains in China


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 22 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of northern and southwestern China since Friday night have killed at least 13 people, said authorities Saturday night.Beijing received 95 ... Read more...

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12 dead in China rains


July 21st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 21 (IANS) Torrential rains that lashed large areas of China since Friday night have killed at least 12 people, authorities said Saturday.In Beijing, rainstorms left two people dead ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Solar Energy Corp to develop India-centric technology and products


July 8th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) The state-run Solar Energy Corporation of India is planning to set up small, pilot power plants with strong linkages with research and academic institutions to develop ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Arctic ice melt prelude to severe winters


June 7th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) The dramatic melt-off of Arctic sea ice due to climate change could lead to severe winter outbreaks, reveals a study. Charles H. Greene, professor of earth ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hot air balloon lands in Bath city centre


June 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bath, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon dramatically crash-landed near a Bath city centre road after completing a flight as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The pilot claimed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bihar village dreams big for its peacocks!


May 15th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madhopur (Bihar), May 15 (IANS) A wave of excitement has swept Bihar's Madhopur-Gobind village, home to around 500 peacocks. For years, people here have proudly co-existed with the national bird, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Poison drones new Olympic threat


May 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Unmanned drones carrying deadly poison could be used in a terrorist attack during the Olympic Games, a senior army officer has warned.Lieutenant Colonel Brian Fahy delivered ... Read more...

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Violent winds leave trail of destruction in Kashmir, one dead (Roundup)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) One person was killed and 17 others were injured as violent winds wreaked havoc in the Kashmir Valley Tuesday leaving thousands of people without power supply ... Read more...

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Rahul takes Kanpur by storm but faces poll code breach charge (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur/New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Monday took Kanpur by storm, but faced a case for violating the model code of conduct. Denying the charge, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Haywire’ - tale of a modern femme fatale (IANS Movie Review)


January 28th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Haywire"; Cast: Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender; Director: Steven Soderbergh; Rating: ***1/2Hollywood is always on the lookout for deadly femme fatales who can give men a run for their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kashmir avalanche: BSF officer’s body recovered, six missing (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The body of a Border Security Force (BSF) officer buried under an avalanche in north Kashmir was recovered Tuesday. Five army men and another ... Read more...

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Intense cold grips Kashmir Valley


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) An intense cold wave gripped Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Sunday. The weather office forecast has fresh snowfall.Bone-chilling winds lashed the region as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snowfall cuts off Kashmir from rest of country


January 16th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) Life across Kashmir was hit for the second consecutive day Monday as moderate to heavy snowfall continued, cutting off the valley from the rest of the ... Read more...

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Delhi’s rooftop solar power policy a non-starter


December 30th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) It seemed to be the panacea for the capital's power woes, but seven months down the line the Delhi government's ambitious plan to generate electricity ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

8,000 Rangers to guard Karachi during Muharram


November 26th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) As many as 8,000 Rangers will stay on guard during the Islamic month of Muharram in Pakistan's port city of Karachi to prevent any untoward incident, ... Read more...

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England upset Spain 1-0 in football friendly


November 13th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A Frank Lampard goal in the 49th minute was enough to secure an upset 1-0 win for England over world and European champions Spain in an ... Read more...

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‘Tere Bin Laden’ director’s next a graphic novel


October 18th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Director Abhishek Sharma, whose comic take on terrorism "Tere Bin Laden" evoked a tremor of titters, is back -- this time with a graphic novel titled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘India needs time to open up to gay themes in films’


October 17th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) In India it has recently become a criminal offence to discriminate against people due to their sexual orientation. But commercial Indian films are far from catching ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hazare turning blind eye to corruption in Kashmir: Mehbooba


October 7th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Accusing anti-corruption campaigners like Anna Hazare and political leaders of turning a "blind eye to the rampant corruption and shocking political crimes in Kashmir", ... Read more...

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Cambodia flash floods trap nearly 200 tourists in historic temple


September 24th, 2011 - 2:43 am ICT by BNO News
SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 200 tourists were airlifted from a historic northwestern Cambodian temple after flash floods trapped them inside, local media reported Friday. Dozens have been killed in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Death toll in Orissa flood rises to 22


September 15th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 (IANS) The death toll from floods that have so far damaged 30,000 homes and affected more than two million people in over a week in Orissa rose ... Read more...

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In bear sanctuary, flooding causes weighty problems


September 14th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) When water came gushing into their cozy homes, Chameli, Raju and Laila were forced to move out. These rescued dancing bears got help from a ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

In rain, sea of supporters follow Anna Hazare through Delhi


August 19th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The national capital was Friday gripped by the phenomenon called Anna Hazare. From the moment he stepped out of Tihar Jail in west Delhi till ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Will announce my innocence from roof tops: Soumitra Sen


August 17th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen, facing impeachment proceedings in the Rajya Sabha for alleged financial irregularities, Wednesday made a powerful presentation claiming he ... Read more...

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Police deployed at rooftops in old Delhi


August 13th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Sharpshooters have been deployed at rooftops of buildings in central and old Delhi near the Red Fort from where the prime minister will address the ... Read more...

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BJP has no right to lecture on corruption: Congress


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Congress Friday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over graft allegations against its chief minister in Karnataka, B.S. Yeddyurappa, and accused the party ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sun or rain, teeming crowds await Rahul’s speech


July 9th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 9 (IANS) Hoardings with Rahul Gandhi's imposing portraits, farmers in droves - first braving a hot and humid weather and then the rains, enthusiastic supporters on treetops...that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Cars 2′ drives on a weaker engine (IANS Movie Review)


June 26th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cars 2"; Director: John Lasseter; Voiceover: Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Larry the Cable Guy; Rating: ***When "Cars" came out in 2006, the film, in its own way, changed animation ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rawalpindi on a cleaning mission


June 26th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 26 (IANS) Rawalpindi, home to the headquarters of Pakistan's armed forces, is on a new mission - to turn itself into a city of greenery and cleanliness.Located in ... Read more...

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Delhiites can soon sell solar power to distribution companies(June 5 is World Environment Day)


June 5th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Delhiites will soon have an opportunity play a pivotal role in saving the environment by installing solar power plants on the rooftops of their houses ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Thunderstorm leaves trail of destruction in Taj city


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 22 (IANS) A night of thunder, lightning and rain left behind a trail of destruction in the Taj city Sunday, with power disrupted, trees uprooted and rooftops and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rooftop solar energy policy in Delhi soon: Dikshit


May 19th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Delhiites would now be able to sell power directly with the Delhi government about to launch a roof top solar energy policy. Chief Minister Sheila ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We’ll take Badals to the cleaners: Amarinder Singh (Interview)


May 19th, 2011 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Former chief minister Amarinder Singh says the ruling Akali Dal is a "17th century" outfit that has done little for Punjab and that his Congress ... Read more...

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