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Chinese walker wins Sri Lankan hearts


June 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sportsmanship was displayed at the ongoing 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships when a young Chinese walker presented his new pair of shoes to Sri Lankan runner ... Read more...

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Lightning kills four in Bangladesh


May 31st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 30 (IANS) At least four people were killed and one was injured after lightning struck them in Bangladesh's Dinajpur district Wednesday, police said.Four people, including a middle-aged woman ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Disagreement over plans to build 3,700 homes in T.S. Eliot’s village


March 11th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Plans to build 3,700 homes in the picturesque village in Britain where American poet T.S. Eliot was buried have been objected to by the locals and others.With plans ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to produce 20,000 MW of solar power by 2022


January 18th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): The Government of India has set an ambitious target of 20,000 Megawatts of solar power by 2022.This was revealed by Deepak Gupta, Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable ... Read more...

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Sailing dreams go sour, eight Indians ‘held’ in Iran


December 27th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Dec 27 (IANS) Around a year ago, nine Indian young men embarked from Dubai for on-ship training - sailing high on their Merchant Navy dreams. But today, one ... Read more...

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India-US development partnership to help the world: Rajiv Shah


November 16th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 16 (IANS) The development relationship between the US and India has evolved from traditional donor-donee topeer-to-peer as manifested in their new "Evergreen Revolution" partnership, according to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

State officials kill the 2 wolves that had killed an Alaskan teacher


March 20th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, Mar 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A spokesman for the Alaska Fish and Game office said that the state officials have been successful in locating the 2 wolves, that are believed to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Oscar hopeful Resul Pookutty’s father wanted him to be doctor


February 21st, 2009 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Anchal (Kerala), Feb 21 (IANS) Sound designer Resul Pookutty's father was keen that he become a doctor. But Resul failed the medical entrance examinations and went on to pursue his film industry ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three Indians feared dead in US plane crash Home


February 13th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.13 (ANI): At least three Indians are feared to have been killed in an airline crash late on Thursday outside Buffalo, New York, early reports said. The crash occurred after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three Indians feared dead in US plane crash


February 13th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.13 (ANI): At least three Indians are feared to have been killed in an airline crash late on Thursday outside Buffalo, New York, early reports said. The crash occurred after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian eye surgery network wins $ 1 mn healthcare award


May 22nd, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 22 (IANS) An innovative eye surgery network in Tamil Nadu that has prevented blindness among millions and provided affordable quality eye care for the poor has won the $1 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerala nun to be canonised Oct 12


March 3rd, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by admin
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) After a 55-year-long process, Kerala nun Sister Alphonsa will be canonised at the Vatican Oct 12. Father Paul Thellekat, official spokesperson of the Syro Malabar Catholic Church, told ... Read more...

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Pongal being celebrated today


January 15th, 2008 - 10:32 am ICT by admin
New Delhi/ Chennai, Jan 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has greeted her fellow countrymen on Pongal, which is being celebrated today. In her message, President Patil said, "I extend my greetings and ... Read more...

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