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For MCD officials, trifurcation costly, tiresome


April 20th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Officials of the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) are battling chaos and confusion as they go about dividing the civic body's infrastructure into ... Read more...

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Aditi welcomes healthy competition between new, old actors


March 26th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari, whose last film "London, Paris, New York" managed to pull audiences to theatres, believes in healthy competition and says the success ... Read more...

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Free roaming, high broadband speeds in new telecom policy


October 10th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The new telecom policy will bring cheer to consumers with the government Monday proposing to remove roaming charges for subscribers within the country, exponentially increasing ... Read more...

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Fred Shuttlesworth dies at the age of 89 years


October 6th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Civil rights activist Fred Shuttlesworth has passed away at the age of 89. Shuttlesworth was an iconic rights activist who survived several assassination attempts and abuse ... Read more...

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Games Village sports complex to open to public (Year after CWG)


October 2nd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) The Sports Complex at the sprawling Commonwealth Games Village in East Delhi will be thrown open to the public under the pay-and-play scheme by the ... Read more...

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Petrochemical investment policy being reviewed: Official


September 28th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) With India's petrochemical industry poised to grow by 11 percent annually by 2017, the central government was in the process of reviewing the policy that guides ... Read more...

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Single-sex schools don’t improve performance


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) Many parents get their children admitted to single-sex schools in the expectation that they would do better -- but that's just not the case as research ... Read more...

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Gates of human divide at Ramlila ground


August 22nd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Segregation of humanity begins at the very gates of Ramlila Maidan -- the site of Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption. Five gates divide supporters into ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha nod for amendments to juvenile law


August 19th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An amendment to the juvenile justice law seeking to stop discrimination against children suffering from serious diseases such as tuberculosis, leprosy and sexually transmitted ailments, ... Read more...

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Haldia Petrochemicals talking to RIL for market segregation


August 19th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is trying to enhance its focus on the eastern market along with widening its product range by including low-density polyethylene (LDPE), said ... Read more...

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Mike Pandey urges centre, Goa to bury IFFI hatchet


July 19th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) Renowned filmmaker Mike Pandey, who is chairman of the steering committee of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), has said the squabbling between the ... Read more...

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Mamata’s land bank idea, industry cautious


June 10th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's proposal to create a land bank as part of reforms in the acquisition process has received a cautious to upbeat ... Read more...

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Focus on South Asian nations for disabled: UN


May 4th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) South Asian countries will continue to be on the United Nations's agenda for improvement in conditions for disabled people, a UN member said here Wednesday."Disabled ... Read more...

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Did aliens create Drumstick - the four-legged chick?


October 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 25 (ANI): A man was travelling through the Northern Territory's top alien hotspot when his chicken hatched - and it was four legged.According to the Northern Territory News, owner Kevin ... Read more...

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FBI fears Jihadis may attack in retaliation at Koran burning event on Sept 11


September 9th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): The FBI has expressed concerns that Islamic extremists might attack and "attempt to harm" the people at the 'International Burn a Koran Day' event this Saturday, planned by ... Read more...

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Urban dwellers more prone to psychotic disorders: Study


September 7th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people staying in urban areas are more likely to have psychotic disorders."There is a substantial worldwide variation in incidence rates of schizophrenia," ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Population based segregation of voters make them struggle at ballot box


August 7th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 7 (ANI): When a county's residents are carved into separate districts simply to maintain a numerical parity, many end up struggling at the ballot box, found a new US study.There ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beware of lesbian gangs in jail, inmate warns Li-Lo


July 13th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 13 (ANI): Soon-to-be jailbird Lindsay Lohan apparently has a lot to worry about.One of the inmates has reportedly revealed that everyone in the jail is waiting to get hold ... Read more...

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Saudis provide mobile prayer rugs for football fans


June 27th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 27 (DPA) Saudi religious police are laying prayer rugs in the streets to encourage football fans not to miss their prayers when watching World Cup matches, news reports said Sunday. Small ... Read more...

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Plants too show intelligence in capturing nutrients


June 26th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 26 (IANS) Researchers have discovered that a plant's strategy to capture nutrients in the soil is the outcome of integrating different types of information. University of Alberta ecologist J.C. Cahill says ... Read more...

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‘Draft e-waste rules will fail to curb illegal trade’


May 18th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The draft regulations the environment ministry has prepared for handling and management of electronic goods waste (e-waste) in the country might be ineffective in controlling its ... Read more...

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Some patients can control progression of AIDS


February 26th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) Some people infected with AIDS control the progression of their illness naturally as they develop high levels of a specific molecule, a new study shows. The authors of the ... Read more...

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Keith Olbermann Challenged To Take Up Invitation By Dallas Tea Party


February 24th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) This Feb 27, Keith Olbermann, of MSNBC, has been invited to the first birthday celebration of the Dallas Tea Party. Of course, it is going to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

3 die, 204 sick with swine flu in armed forces


December 31st, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) The armed forces had 204 cases of swine flu in 2009, leading to death in three cases. In the latest case, an officer, also suffering from multiple organ ... Read more...

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Digitise land records, ease acquisition norms: CII


December 6th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) The proposed Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill, slated to be introduced in parliament this winter, needs to include provisions for easing land acquisition norms and digitising land records, ... Read more...

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Jailed Tweed on suicide watch


September 8th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): Jailed rape suspect Jack Tweed has been on suicide watch after reportedly telling doctors, "If I had a gun I'd kill myself."Jade Goody's widower, who is allegedly ... Read more...

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British minister walks out of segregated Muslim wedding


August 14th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A British minister Friday defended his decision to walk out of a Muslim wedding where men and women were separated, saying such practices ran against his efforts to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Peter Jackson turns to aliens for next film ‘District 9′


July 26th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 26 (ANI): Peter Jackson has turned to aliens for the subject of his next film 'District 9'.The director of The Lord of the Rings trilogy recently appeared at the Comic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

RCom shareholders okay demerger of optic fibre business


May 26th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Reliance Communications (RCom), India's second largest telecom operator, Tuesday said it has received approval from its shareholders for the demerger of its optic fibre division and subsequent merger ... Read more...

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Martin Luther King’s 45-year-old speech found


April 12th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Dayton (Ohio), Apr. 12 (ANI): As the city of Dayton gets ready to observe 41st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior's assassination, halls of Dayton University echoed with his speech whose ... Read more...

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Samuel L. Jackson signed on to narrate golf film


February 10th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson has been roped in to narrate a documentary about famous African-Americans golfers.The new film titled Uneven Fairways will premiere on America''s Golf ... Read more...

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US a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus - and non-believers: Obama (Lead)


January 21st, 2009 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Moments after becoming the first African American president, Barack Obama vowed to work with old friends and former foes drawing on the strength of the country's "patchwork heritage" ... Read more...

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US a nation of Christian, Muslims, Jews, Hindus: Obama


January 21st, 2009 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 20 (IANS) Paying tribute to the "patchwork heritage" of the US, President Barack Obama in his inauguration speech called it "a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews and Hindus -- ... Read more...

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French film industry branded racist for banning black actors from dubbing white stars


January 4th, 2009 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): The French film industry has been branded racist after it banned black actors from dubbing white stars in Gallic versions of English-language movies.An investigation revealed that casting ... Read more...

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Racial prejudice costs black workers nearly $115,000 over their lifetime


December 18th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has found that racial prejudice can cost black workers nearly 115,000 dollars over the lifetime. Lead researchers Kerwin Kofi Charles from the Harris School of ... Read more...

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