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India’s industrial output drops by 1.8 percent in June (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India's industrial output dropped by 1.8 percent in June due to a sharp contraction in manufacturing production, government data showed Thursday. Factory output has ... Read more...

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Heavy showers lash Taj city


August 6th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 6 (IANS) After several dry days, the Taj city Monday had three spells of heavy showers that flooded low-lying areas and caused traffic jams at busy intersections. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Where do we go from here, asks Nobbs


August 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs has said he was deeply hurt with the performance of the eight-time Olympic champions in the 2012 London Games and ... Read more...

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50 tonnes of silver recovered from sea


July 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS)Around 50 tonnes of silver lost during World War II after a British merchant vessel was sunk in the Atlantic has been hauled up from the sea.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Army donates blankets, sleeping bags to nomadic tribes


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) The army Tuesday donated blankets and sleeping bags to members of Jammu and Kashmir's nomadic Gujjar and Bakarwal tribes who shift to high mountainous pastures with ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

No need to push panic button, cautions skipper Sammy


July 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said there was no need to press the panic button after his side collapsed to a disappointing 88-run ... Read more...

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Rains in Uttar Pradesh to be late by almost a week


June 26th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 26 (IANS) Met officials in Uttar Pradesh said Tuesday that the monsoon in most parts of the state is set to arrive late by almost a week.Added to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rain washes out second day’s play in Edgbaston Test


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 8 (IANS/CMC) After washing out play without a ball bowled on the opening day, rain again forced the abandonment of the second day of the third and final Test ... Read more...

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Maya ruins buried under Mexican highway preserved


June 7th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have preserved an archaeological area with several Maya buildings more than 1,500 years old that were buried under a highway in the Yucatan ... Read more...

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Air India strike leads to biggest revenue loss


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The strike by Air India pilots entered the 26th day Saturday, pushing up the airline's revenue losses to more than Rs.350 crore, one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India to shift to interim plan from June 1 (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) National carrier Air India will shift to an "interim plan" to salvage its international operations that have been crippled by a 24-day-old pilots' strike."We have ... Read more...

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Air India to shift to interim plan from June 1 (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) National carrier Air India will shift to an "interim plan" to salvage its international operations that have been crippled by a 24-day-old pilots' strike."We have ... Read more...

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Ready to reinstate sacked pilots on case-by-case basis: Ajit Singh (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The sacked pilots of Air India will be reinstated on a case-by-case basis, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday."All relevant procedures would be followed ... Read more...

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Take back sacked pilots and we will end strike: Air India union (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Grappling with a contempt of court notice, the agitating Air India pilots Wednesday extended an olive branch to the government saying they would end the ... Read more...

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AI’s contingency plan in place, only one flight cancelled


May 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Air India Wednesday implemented its contingency plan to salvage its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India pilots continue strike for fifth day (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The Air India pilots continued their agitation for the fifth consecutive day Saturday, forcing the management to cancel 14 flights and re-scheduling many ... Read more...

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Air India crisis deepens, sacks another 25 pilots (Roundup)


May 11th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Air India Friday sacked another 25 protesting pilots - taking to 71 the number dismissed - and asked aviation regulator Directorate General Of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

I-League: Chirag Kerala take on Mumbai FC


May 5th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 5 (IANS) Knowing that they won't play any part in the next season's I-League, Chirag United Kerala play Mumbai FC Sunday at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US Coast Guard fires to sink Japanese tsunami ship


April 6th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS) The US Coast Guard has fired cannons to sink a Japanese ghost ship that was drifting towards Alaska, a media report said.A Coast Guard cutter opened ... Read more...

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Ex-convicts find jobs


March 27th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Thanks to a web site, a former Chinese convict has got a job after serving 17 years in prison.Community corrections aided nearly 600,000 get work in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

WSH: Pune Strykers salvage another draw


March 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) A penalty corner conversion six minutes from close by unheralded Simrandeep Randhava helped Pune Strykers snatch a 3-3 draw with hosts Chennai Cheetahs and maintain their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazilian navy refloats tanker in Antarctica


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 5 (IANS/EFE) A tanker that had sunk in Antarctica has been refloated and docked, the Brazilian navy said Sunday.The tanker, carrying about 10,000 liters of fuel, had sunk ... Read more...

Posted in World |

131-year-old New Zealand church to be demolished


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 3 (IANS) A 131-year-old cathedral, devastated in the earthquake last year in Christchurch, New Zealand, will be demolished because it is too dangerous and expensive to rebuild, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five injured as naval shell explodes in shipyard


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) Five shipyard workers were injured Wednesday, two of them seriously, after workers at a defence shipyard tried to salvage the copper casing of an unexploded ordnance ... Read more...

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Costa Concordia pumping out 500,000 gallons of fuel


February 13th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian officials have started pumping out fuel from the ill-fated Costa Concordia cruise liner. Officials say they expect to pump out about 500,000 gallons of fuel from ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sibal meets PM, Mukherjee to discuss 2G verdict


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Soon after the Supreme Court's verdict Thursday cancelling 2G licences to telecom firms, Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal went in an overdrive trying to ascertain ... Read more...

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`Kids rescued from Pakistan seminary scarred for life’


December 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) The 50 boys who were rescued from a dungeon in a madrassa in Pakistan's Karachi city will bear the scars for life, said a daily as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese family sheds clothes for child’s hospital bills


November 29th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) A debt-ridden family in a Chinese province opted to move out on streets without any clothes on to seek public help in paying off their baby's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Prospective buyer for Mexican airline puts money on table


November 19th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 19 (IANS/EFE) Mexican businessman Ivan Barona submitted proof of $400 million in funds to recapitalise bankrupt airline Mexicana de Aviacion, which has been grounded for more than ... Read more...

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Portuguese film ‘The Consul of Bordeaux’ to open IFFI 2012


November 12th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 12 (IANS) Portuguese director Manuel Gonzales' "The Consul of Bordeaux" will open the 42nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Nov 23.Speaking to reporters ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plaques stolen from war memorials up for sale!


November 6th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) Britain is witnessing bronze plaques stolen from war memorials bearing the names of the nation's fallen heroes being sold at auctions and on the Internet.These items ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pietersen pilots England to six-wicket win (Roundup)


October 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Kevin Pietersen piloted England to an emphatic six-wicket victory with a half-century in the one-off twenty20 Internatioanl against India here, as the visitors managed to salvage ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Twenty20 game chance to salvage pride, says Swann


October 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) England's stand-in Twenty20 skipper Graeme Swann said Friday the one-off match in the game's shortest version provides a chance to his side to salvage some pride ... Read more...

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Ship sinks as soon as it is launched


October 12th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) A luxury cruise ship sank in China immediately after it was launched.The 17 million yuan ($2.68 million) luxury cruise ship, called "Jiugang", sank in the Yellow ... Read more...

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Torrey Smith catches touchdown passes in his debut game


September 28th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) St. Louis Rams’ wide receiver Torrey Smith is counting on his debut performance to prove to the world that he can play. The rookie caught touchdown ... Read more...

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