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Landslide blocks National Highway in Sikkim


September 1st, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Tashi PradhanTopakhani (Sikkim), Sep 1 (ANI): Frequent landslides due to heavy rains in Sikkim have blocked the National Highway 31-A, the Mangan-Singtam highway and have disrupted movement on roads."Due to landslides ... Read more...

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Kate Moss eyes plot on Italian island of Stromboli


August 16th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): English supermodel Kate Moss is eyeing a plot on the Italian island of Stromboli for her perfect getaway.The 36-year-old model feels that the volcanic island is a perfect ... Read more...

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Kate Moss wants to buy home in Italy


August 16th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss is keen on purchasing a new home on the Italian island of Stromboli. "Kate's keen on one plot of land and has offered the fisherman owner ... Read more...

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Kate Moss feels her house is haunted


July 27th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss, who thinks her London home is haunted, has hired a shaman to rid the place of what she thinks is "evil energy". "Her fella Jamie Hince ... Read more...

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New advance made towards producing electricity from sewage


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): American engineers have made a significant advance toward generating electricity from sewage - by using new coatings on the anodes of microbial electrochemical cells that increased the electricity ... Read more...

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Anti-depressants in sea water could upset food chain


July 12th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Rising levels of anti-depressants in sea water could upset the vital food chain. Shrimps exposed to the anti-depressant fluoxetine dramatically alter their behaviour by reducing the chances of their ... Read more...

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‘Delta bulrush’ plant could help ease oil spill crisis: Botanist


June 29th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 29 (ANI): The delta bulrush plant has natural properties that could reduce the impact of the Gulf spill, according to an eminent botanist.Dr. Alfred Ernest Schuyler, the Academy's curator emeritus ... Read more...

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Court orders Rs.6 lakh relief for kin


June 5th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has awarded a compensation of over Rs.6 lakh to the widow of a man who died in the Tihar Jail here in 2007. Justice ... Read more...

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Kate Moss needs a new house


May 30th, 2010 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss is looking for a new house as she thinks her current home is unlucky for her. The 36-year-old took the decision after a flood and a ... Read more...

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Himachal orders British-era liquor unit shut


May 29th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has asked a liquor unit, set up by the British and now owned by an Indian firm, to stop production due to violation of ... Read more...

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Kate Moss to move out of her ‘jinxed’ Primrose Hill pad?


May 29th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 29 (ANI): Model Kate Moss has started searching for a new house as she thinks her Primrose Hill pad in London is jinxed, sources say.The beauty suffered an estimated 100,000 ... Read more...

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Kate Moss home dips in sewer water


May 25th, 2010 - 4:17 am ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss suffered a heavy monetary loss after her home flooded with sewer water, causing damage worth $144 670. The 36-year-old had recently repainted some walls in her ... Read more...

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Kate Moss’s house hit by sewage flood


May 24th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): First it was burgled, and now Kate Moss's house has been ravaged by sewage flood, causing damage worth 100,000 pounds.Only last week, Moss's house had been burgled and ... Read more...

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Palestinian children living in poverty


May 11th, 2010 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, May 11 (IANS) Three out of four Palestinian children in East Jerusalem live below the poverty line, a report has said. The survey conducted by an Israeli rights group, Association for Civil ... Read more...

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China to impose fines for extra lights


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) China will levy fines on its citizens who put on extra lights at night, a media report has said. The administration will launch the project in Guangdong in south ... Read more...

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Paige Birgfeld’s Remains Rumored To Be Found


March 28th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyColorado, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors state that the remains of Paige Birgfeld, who came on the news only after she disappeared mysteriously almost three years back in 2007, have ... Read more...

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Art of Living volunteers team up to clean river Yamuna


March 24th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): The Art of Living volunteers came together on Wednesday to clean the banks and clear the flow of the water of river Yamuna, claiming to be highly ... Read more...

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Yamuna severely polluted near Delhi’s Nizamuddin Bridge


March 7th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The Yamuna river is severely polluted near Nizamuddin Bridge in Delhi, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) said Saturday. "The stretch of the river Yamuna between Nizamuddin Bridge ... Read more...

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Yamuna cannot be cleaned before Games: Dikshit


February 17th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday said Yamuna river cannot be cleaned before the Commonwealth Games that are scheduled to take place Oct 3-14 in the national ... Read more...

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Now, fines for spitting and urinating in Patna


February 16th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 16 (IANS) In a bid to keep the Bihar capital clean and garbage free, the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to impose a Rs.100 fine for spitting, urinating and ... Read more...

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Students, activists join hand to clean Yamuna River in Agra


February 7th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Brijesh Kumar SinghAgra, Feb.7 (ANI): Setting an example for society, hundreds of enthusiastic students and local residents joined hands in the city of Taj Mahal in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday to ... Read more...

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Man dies after 3-year-old grandson falls into manhole


December 21st, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) A 60-year-old man died of shock Monday after his three-year-old grandson fell into an open manhole and remains untraced for past 24 hours, police said. The 20-feet deep manhole ... Read more...

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$10.5 bn needed to guarantee drinking water: Brazilian agency


December 10th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 10 (EFE) Brazil must invest some $10.5 billion in production and distribution systems for potable water by the year 2015 to guarantee this service to its population, a government agency ... Read more...

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Mayawati gets another jolt from court


September 20th, 2009 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Saturday gave yet another jolt to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati as it stayed the construction of a boundary ... Read more...

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Sewage-contaminated streams breed bigger and faster mosquitoes


August 11th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 11 (ANI): A new study has found far more mosquitoes in sewage-contaminated streams than in clean ones, which are also bigger and faster than those in purer waters.According to ... Read more...

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Malaysian firm keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh


July 21st, 2009 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 21 (IANS) Malaysia-based TJ Harmoni Worldwide is interested in investing in infrastructure and hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said Tuesday. "Development of multi-level parking slots with ... Read more...

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Economic Survey calls for amendment of land acquisition laws


July 2nd, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) India's Economic Survey for 2008-09 has suggested that the government amend laws related to land acquisition and land use in order to address land-related disputes. The survey, tabled ... Read more...

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Independent legislator withdraws support to Karnataka BJP government


June 22nd, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) An Independent legislator Monday withdrew support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka but there was no threat to the B.S. Yeddyurappa ministry's survival. K. Varthur ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Asbestos makers say vested groups maligning them


June 19th, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Fearing a ban on asbestos-based products, their manufacturers Friday said vested groups were painting asbestos as a harmful substance, and hinted that the steel industry ... Read more...

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Foreign, Indian devotees join campaign to clean Yamuna River


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Vrindavan, Mar 23 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees, including foreigners, converged on the banks of Yamuna River here to do their bit to save the river from pollution. Organised by an The International ... Read more...

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Woman who treated daughters `worse than animals’ jailed


March 13th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, March 13 (DPA) A Hong Kong woman whose infant daughter died after being left alone in the care of her four-year-old sister began a two-year jail term Friday. Man Ching-yee, 29, ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Dhaka, mutiny over


February 27th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 27 (ANI): Security has been tightened in Dhaka even though the mutiny by the paramilitary over pay and command structures ended overnight. Search and rescue operations were underway by ... Read more...

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Tsvangirai urges the West to fund power-sharing government


February 23rd, 2009 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
Harare, Feb 23 (DPA) Zimbabwe's Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai Sunday made an impassioned appeal to the international community to fund the country's new coalition government, calling the situation in the hunger- and ... Read more...

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Traders, campaigners welcome ban on plastic bags in Delhi


January 16th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Traders and green campaigners have welcomed the imposition of a ban on the use, sale and storage of plastic bags by the Delhi government, with many calling ... Read more...

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Indian Navy takes up the task of cleaning beaches in Vizag


September 20th, 2008 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Vizag (Andhra Pradesh), Sept 20 (ANI): The Indian Navy took up an intensive cleaning drive at the Vizag beach in Andhra Pradesh to mark the World Beach cleaning day on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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