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Aadhar to bring transparency in welfare schemes: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government wanted to create a system through which money from central welfare schemes could be credited directly into bank accounts of beneficiaries and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government should be proactive in reducing unemployment: Narayana Murthy


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Infosys chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy Friday asked the government to be more proactive in reducing unemployment and poverty in the country."This is the time to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistani scholarships for 600 Afghan students


July 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan is offering 600 scholarships for Afghan students to enable them to study different disciplines at prominent institutions.Pakistan has been offering fully funded scholarships since 2009, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Virginian 6-year-old Lori Anne Madison makes Spelling Bee history


June 1st, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lori Anne Madison, a six-year-old girl from Virginia has become the youngest person ever to take part in the Spelling Bee competition. She was one of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Aadhaar to pilot financial, banking services in 50 districts


April 18th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 18 (IANS) Aadhaar cards, the unique, 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, will soon be pressed into financial and banking services, to begin with in 50 ... Read more...

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Himachal to recruit 200 doctors


March 28th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will recruit 200 doctors to strengthen medical services in the state, an official said here Wednesday.These include 125 specialists with a postgraduate degrees, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Triple crown for Haria in National Billiards and Snooker


January 17th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 17 (IANS) Teen-aged sensation Dhvaj Haria achieved a rare treble when he annexed the sub-junior snooker and the junior billiards crowns Tuesday in addition to sub-junior billiards ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Free hostel for physically challenged in Haryana


January 14th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) The Kurukshetra University (KU) in Haryana will provide free hostel facility to all students of the university and its affiliated colleges who are suffering from physical ... Read more...

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Over 1,000 Myanmar officials trained in South Korea


December 7th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Dec 7 (IANS) A total of 1,100 Myanmar government staff have undergone training in South Korea since 1991 as part of a scholarship programme.The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

56 Sharjah varsity students to get sponsorship


November 14th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 14 (IANS/WAM) The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has signed a contract with Sharjah University to sponsor the education of 56 students specialising ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

FICCI hosting seminar on African Fellowship


June 27th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, June 27 (IANS) In an important initiative to bolster knowledge on African issues, a seminar will be organised here by an apex Indian industry body Tuesday to focus ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Samsung to offer scholarships to IIM-A students


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 2 (IANS) Digital technology firm Samsung India Electronics Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to roll out a scholarship ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Post-Class 10 scholarships hiked for Schedule Tribes students


June 2nd, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The central government Thursday raised the scholarships for Scheduled Tribes students after Class 10 to encourage education after matriculation.Home Minister P. Chidambaram announced the ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves slum development in 250 cities


June 2nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the development of housing and basic facilities in slums across 250 cities in the country.Home Minister P. Chidambaram told reporters ... Read more...

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Delhi’s Rs.15,133 crore annual plan approved


May 4th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Delhi's plan outlay of Rs.15,133 crore for 2011-12 was finalised Wednesday after a meeting between Planning Commission's Deputy Commissioner Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two Jamia girl students get scholarships


April 29th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Two girl students of the Jamia Millia Islamia were awarded scholarships worth Rs.25,000 per year for their academic performance, a varsity official said Friday.Uzma Yousuf, ... Read more...

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Gujarat launches scheme for juvenile delinquents’ welfare


April 5th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 5 (IANS) The Gujarat government has launched a new rehabilitation scheme for minor delinquents following a court's suggestion to refine the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Centre for fast resolution of Waqf property disputes


March 15th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday said the central government was making all efforts to ensure that disputes related to properties of the Waqf board ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

University creates scholarship in Wills-Kate’s honour


February 25th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): The University where Prince William and Kate Middleton met has created a special scholarship in their honour as a wedding present.The couple's visit to the University of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Symposium on earthquake sciences inaugurated


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a three-day international symposium on advances in earthquake sciences here Saturday.Speaking at the function at the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR) ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Miss Delaware Kayla Martell Fails To Win Miss America Pageant 2011


January 16th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Las Vegas, Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Highly anticipated and much touted Miss America Pageant 2011 took place at the Theater for the Performing Arts at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Female participation in Go-karting on the rise’


January 13th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) As 5,000 school students gear up for the third season of the Amaron Karting Challenge in Goa later this month, the organisers of the event Thursday claimed the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra dead (Lead)


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Legendary Rabindra Sangeet exponent Suchitra Mitra died at her residence here Monday following a cardiac arrest, family sources said. She was 86.Mitra died around 1.30 p.m. while she ... Read more...

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Barry Sanders Jr. Quite In Demand


November 28th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barry Sanders Jr seems to be living up to the name of his legendary father, Barry Sanders Sr. He is gradually proving himself to be a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

KFC to Offer $20,000 for Best Tweet


November 18th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kentucky Fried Chicken, otherwise known as ‘KFC’ revealed their plan today to award twenty thousand dollars to the college tuition of the high school student who offers the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Elizabeth Hawkenson In Trouble Over Porn Video


October 10th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Elizabeth Hawkenson, an undergraduate student at Arizona State University, is reportedly facing the heat after it became known that she has appeared in a pornographic video. Elizabeth Hawkenson, 18 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I’m having the time of my life not being US President, says Bush


October 9th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Montgomery (US), Oct 9(ANI): Former US President George W. Bush has said that he is enjoying his life of not being in the limelight at the White House.Speaking at a scholarship ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US student, 18, could lose $33K scholarship for appearing in porn video


October 9th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A university student in the US may end up losing her 33,000 dollars scholarship after it was revealed that she had appeared in an internet porn video.Elizabeth Hawkenson, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British girl Anysha Panesar defends her ‘America’s Perfect Teen’ crown


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anysha Panesar, a Welsh has won America's Most Perfect Teen contest in Florida.The 16-year-old did not only get the crown but a lot of criticism as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anysha Panesar: British Girl Named “America’s Perfect Teen”


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anysha Panesar is a beautiful, sixteen year old British girl with Indian origins who has been crowned as America’s Perfect Teen.Her win has caused quite an uproar ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British girl Anysha Panesar wins America’s Perfect Teen contest


September 21st, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British girl Anysha Panesar has won the America's perfect teen contest.Britisher Anysha Panesar, who is just 16 years old, has beaten teenagers from all around the US ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seven Indians win Australian scholarship


September 21st, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Seven students from India will be offered an Australian scholarship to help them "shape future social and economic policy" in India. Peter Varghese, Australia's high commissioner to India, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vishwanathan Anand honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award


September 8th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Sep 8 (ANI): The Rotary Club of Madras conferred the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award on World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand here on Tuesday.Accepting the trophy from S. Gunashekar, club president, Anand ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India, US come together to promote women in science


August 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) More needs to be done to attract women to the fields of science and technology, US Assistant Secretary of State for Scientific Affairs Kerri Ann Jones said ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Gemma Arterton says drama school made her serious


August 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): 'Bond' girl Gemma Arterton has said that drama school made her serious and helped her become the star she's today."My parents are working class - mum's a ... Read more...

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