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Government should not cancel coal blocks: Godrej


September 5th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The government should not cancel coal blocks under opposition pressure following the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report as it would hurt business sentiment, ... Read more...

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Asthmatic children more likely to be bullied


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) British scientists have uncovered several factors, which include physical inactivity and sadness that could explain why children with asthma or any chronic medical condition are more ... Read more...

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Subbarao sees scope to cut rates in 2012


July 31st, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Duvvuri Subbarao Tuesday said persistent high inflation did not allow the central bank to cut interest rates immediately but there ... Read more...

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Gilani’s ouster didn’t shake Pakistan’s democracy: Daily


June 20th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) It may be "somewhat tragic" that Yousuf Raza Gilani was ousted as Pakistan's prime minister "so close to completing his five-year term", but the country's ... Read more...

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Inflation too high, says RBI; defends tight money policy (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao Tuesday said inflation is still above the acceptable level and it cannot be brought down without monetary tightening and ... Read more...

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Inflation still above acceptable levels: Subbarao


June 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Defending the Reserve Bank of India's decision not to cut key lending rates, Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said Tuesday inflation is still above acceptable levels and ... Read more...

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Ranking male baboons recover quickly from injuries


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Surprisingly, high-ranking male baboons recover more quickly from injuries and are less likely to become ill than other males, says a new study. Notre Dame biologist ... Read more...

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Non oral contraceptives carry higher clot risks


May 11th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 11 (IANS) Certain non-oral hormonal contraceptives, skin patches, implants and vaginal rings carry a higher risk of serious blood clots than others, says a new study. Several studies ... Read more...

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Raul rejects contract extension


April 20th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 20 (IANS) Veteran Spanish striker Raul Gonzalez Blanco has decided not to extend his contract with German football club Schalke04 and will leave the Bundesliga when his deal ... Read more...

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78 mn Chinese expected to travel abroad this year


April 20th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China is widely anticipated to overtake Germany and US to become the world's biggest source of outbound travellers by the end of this year, an official ... Read more...

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Indian-origin people close to being in 100 Americans


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) People of Indian origin are close to making one percent of America's population of 308.7 million with their numbers shooting up by a whopping 69.37 percent ... Read more...

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Maintain quality of service: TRAI to operators


March 26th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The telecom regulator has asked the operators whose licences stand cancelled following the Supreme Court verdict to ensure quality of service during the period of ... Read more...

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Rahul not to be blamed for UP poll debacle: Joshi (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) With the Congress nowhere near power in Uttar Pradesh, the party Tuesday sprung to the defence of its chief campaigner Rahul Gandhi, with state party ... Read more...

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Rahul did a brilliant job: Rita Bahuguna Joshi


March 6th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) With the Congress nowhere near power in Uttar Pradesh, the party sprung to its chief campaigner Rahul Gandhi's defence Tuesday with state party chief Rita ... Read more...

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Four jailed for killing lesbian in South Africa


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 2 (IANS) A South African court has sentenced four men to 18 years in imprisonment after finding them guilty of stabbing and stoning a lesbian girl to ... Read more...

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`EU to suffer moderate recession in first half of 2012′


January 25th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 25 (IANS) There might be a moderate economic recession across Europe in the first half of 2012, a senior European Union (EU) official said Tuesday."Several factors pointed toward ... Read more...

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Humble people more helpful


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 3 (IANS) Humble people rather than egotistical individuals are likely to be more forthcoming with helping others. A person's decision to help the needy is influenced by temporary ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Auto sales up 22.2 percent in November


December 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Despite high input costs, fuel price hikes and rising interest rates, the Indian automobile sector's November sales grew by 22.22 percent at 1,489,714 units from ... Read more...

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Food corporation’s subsidy rose to 35 percent in 2010-11: Thomas


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The government's subsidy to the Food Corporation of India (FCI) for procuring foodgrain rose by 35.11 percent to Rs.57,925 crore in 2010-11 against Rs.42,873 crore ... Read more...

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China may raise interest rate in Q3


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) China may raise its benchmark interest rate in the third quarter to contain inflationary pressures, a media report said Saturday.Reserve requirement ratios for large financial institutions ... Read more...

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Study says that Norway is the best country to be mom


May 4th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has ranked the best place to be a mother. The ranking come just days before this year’s Mother’s Day. The study ranked Norway ahead ... Read more...

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Oz kids as young as four hospitalized after going on dangerous ’slimming’ diets


May 1st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 1(ANI): Children as young as four are being hospitalized for eating disorders after refusing to eat and going on dangerous diets in their quest to be thin, according to an ... Read more...

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US Navy’s laser test could spell trouble for pirates


April 15th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Navy has successfully tested the first high-energy laser on sea. The test was carried out off the coast of California.The Navy did not release ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Trees more sensitive to climate change than previously thought: Study


April 5th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Tree growth and fecundity - the ability to produce viable seeds - are more sensitive to climate change than previously thought, according to an 18-year US study of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zambian emeralds dazzle Indian buyers


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 22 (IANS) Emeralds from the southern African country of Zambia are finding a good market in India. Gemfields, one of the world's leading gemstone producers, held its second ... Read more...

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Gardening ‘increases vegetable consumption in older adults’


March 18th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Older adults who participate in gardening may be more likely to eat their veggies, according to a new research from Texas A and M University and Texas State ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Abortions give rise to “lost boy” generation in China and India


March 15th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Analysts are worried that the number of men who might be forced to die unmarried could cause what the researchers term ‘lost boy’ generation.China and India ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mud volcano flow to last 26 years


February 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers say the mud volcano in Indonesia that left several people homeless would continue to flow for the next 26 years.The volcano first erupted in 2006 in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Facebook plays critical role in Arab world’s social movements’


February 9th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 8 (IANS/WAM) Networking sites like Facebook and Twitter will continue to play a critical role in organising social and civil movements in the Arab world, a new report ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Sleeping next to pets could be harmful


January 25th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study that will be published in an upcoming edition of the journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases, claims that sleeping with your pet may be harmful.The ... Read more...

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How to plan a New Year’s Eve party?


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New Year is almost here with us and as it is always done, there will be parties at several places to welcome the year.If you ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tévez hands in transfer request to Manchester City


December 12th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.12 (ANI): Carlos Tévez has rocked Manchester City by submitting a formal transfer request.According to The Telegraph, Tevez, who is the captain and the club's leading scorer is adamant that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Water flowing through ice sheets speeds up warming


November 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): A new study has suggested that water flowing through ice sheets via crevasses, fractures and large drains called moulins can carry warmth into ice sheet interiors, greatly accelerating ... Read more...

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Scientists reveal prostate cancer’s multiple personalities


November 4th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A team of scientists has taken an important step toward a better understanding of prostate cancer by uncovering evidence that it is not one disease but rather several ... Read more...

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Audit Bureau of Circulations: US Newspapers circulations is down by 5%


October 26th, 2010 - 2:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New data has revealed that less Americans read the daily newspaper between April and September, compared with the same period last year.The Audit Bureau of Circulations released ... Read more...

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