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Woman who sold child found - still starving


July 19th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) A destitute Bihar woman who went missing after selling her child to a Nepalese couple for Rs.62 has been finally traced - still starving along with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Engineer becomes thief to recover business losses


May 11th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In order to recover his business losses, a 43-year-old software engineer stole jewellery worth Rs.3 lakh from his neighbours' flat but landed in the police ... Read more...

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Apple eyes China expansion


March 27th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 27 (IANS) Apple Inc. said it was eyeing greater investment and growth in China as its chief executive Tim Cook visited Beijing Monday.The US electronics giant confirmed that ... Read more...

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All 29 kidnapped Chinese in Sudan freed


February 8th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) All 29 Chinese nationals abducted by rebels in Sudan last month have been released after 11 days in captivity, Xinhua reported.The Chinese were held Jan 28 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mahatma’s companion dead


November 28th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Pushpa Ranjan Chatterjee, who fasted with Mahatma Gandhi in 1947 here against India's break up and communal riots, died at his home in Hooghly Monday, family ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka launches online visa approval system


October 1st, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka Friday launched an online visa approval system for people on a short stay, Xinhua reported.The system, Electronic Travel Authorization ETA, will come into effect ... Read more...

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Apex court wants scheme to rehabilitate sex workers (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked the central government to formulate an effective scheme for the rehabilitation of the sex workers who want to voluntarily quit ... Read more...

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17 percent jump in visa applications for Australia


May 27th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) There has been a 17 percent increase in visitor visa applications for Australia this year, underlying the fast expanding linkages between the country and India ... Read more...

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Shanghai’s population may top 23 million


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Feb 23 (IANS) The population in Shanghai, one of the major economic powerhouses of China, might have reached 23 million, far exceeding the earlier estimates of 20 million, a demographer has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

European Union concludes visa agreements with Georgia


January 19th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Tuesday concluded two visa-related agreements with Georgia that will enter into force in two months.The EU Council reached one agreement on visa facilitation ... Read more...

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PML-N submits resolution against Taseer in Punjab Assembly over ‘vanishing act’


December 12th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 12 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly against Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, for his alleged misconduct and violation of the Constitution.PML-N member ... Read more...

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PML-N to bring ‘Remove Taseer’ resolution in Punjab Assembly over ‘vanishing act’


December 10th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 10 (ANI): The Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) has decided to introduce a resolution, seeking the removal of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer in the Punjab Assembly, for his alleged misconduct and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mystery and intrigue behind Pak Punjab Governors’ ‘72-hr vanishing act’


December 9th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 9 (ANI): The whereabouts of Punjab Governor Salman Taseer became a subject of wild speculation in the Pakistani province after sources in the provincial government revealed that he had been ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bigg Boss 4: A Phantasmagoria Of Events


November 4th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bigg Boss, the television serial on Colors has had a rich and colorful past. More frills have been added to the TV serial this year in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Khali: Richest Man In Bigg Boss With Rs 40 Lakh Per Week


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bigg Boss 4, the reality show on Colors, has been one of the most watched shows in the prime time 9 PM IST slot ever since ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vettori warns against complacency ahead of Bangladesh series


September 28th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 28 (ANI): New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has asked his players not to be complacent ahead of their five-match one-day cricket series against Bangladesh.New Zealand scored an easy 3-0 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PCB keeping eye on Akmal brothers, Malik for Headingley Test ‘hara-kiri’


July 24th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24(ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is reportedly keeping an eye on the performances of the Akmal brothers, Kamran and Umar, and Shoaib Malik, as the board is not happy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ashton Kutcher cuddles a koala on holiday Down Under


July 19th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 19 (ANI): Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher posted a picture of him cuddling a koala on Twitter, as he enjoyed his short stay in Australia.The actor headed on a whirlwind sightseeing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man U legend Giggs wants a stint with Becks in US ‘Major League Soccer’


July 14th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14(ANI): Manchester United defender Ryan Giggs, who is likely to retire from the Premier League at the end of next season, is considering a short stay in American Major ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

EU to introduce streamlined Schengen visa system


March 30th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 30 (DPA) European Union (EU) officials Tuesday hailed a streamlined new system for issuing visas to enter the Schengen zone, saying that it would make travel easier when it comes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Giving a voice to Orissa’s exploited tribal women (Feature)


February 24th, 2010 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Kandhamal (Orissa), Feb 24 (IANS) Reena Rana, a tribal woman in her 20s, is waiting for her five-year-old son to be returned to her. Her husband married another woman a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cook defends Strauss’s decision to skip Bangladesh tour


February 13th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13(ANI): England stand-in skipper Alastair Cook has backed regular captain Andrew Strauss's decision to rest himself for the tour to Bangladesh.Strauss has been accused of "disrespecting Test cricket" by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Qatar sheikhs may launch Man U buy-out bid


January 17th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.17 (ANI): Manchester United could be taken over by sheikhs in Qatar for 1.2 billion pounds.Sunday Express Sport can reveal that while Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson took advantage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bihar to open motels, deluxe restaurants on highways


December 16th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 16 (IANS) Encouraged by the growing flow of domestic and foreign tourists in the state, Bihar will open deluxe restaurants and motels on selected highways to provide tasty, hygienic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Gandhi’ Ben Kingsley bowled over by ‘Auro’ Amitabh Bachchan


December 15th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaSir Ben Kingsley watched his 'Teen Patti' co-star Amitabh Bachchan in 'Paa' on Thursday night. And he's completely bowled over."Mr. Bachchan's total transformation is a great technical achievement. His ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Special cell to fight injustice to Dalit women


December 15th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A special cell to address the issues faced by Dalit women is being set up by the National Commission for Women (NCW) in an effort to fight ... Read more...

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When Pete Doherty’s heart stopped


November 25th, 2009 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Babyshambles rocker Pete Doherty calls it a "strange turn of events" when he was put on life support last month after his heart stopped.The 30-year-old had to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mass awareness is must against domestic violence: Krishna Tirath


November 13th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 13 (ANI): The Ministry of Women and Child Development today commenced a nationwide campaign to create mass awareness against domestic violence.Krishna Tirath, the Minister of Women and Child Development ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nation wide campaign for prevention of violence against Women and Children


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In recognition of a lifetime devoted to the pursuit of non-violence, the United Nations has declared the 2nd of October, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Gandhi Jayanti to focus on violence against women


October 1st, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1(ANI): The United Nations has declared October 2, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, as the International Day of Non-violence to honour a lifetime devoted to the pursuit of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Japan’s ‘love hotels’ still doing brisk business despite recession


May 22nd, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 22 (ANI): Despite the ongoing recession, Japan's short-stay "love hotels" are reportedly enjoying a "robust trade".And while car manufacturers, electronics companies and other sectors of the world's second-largest economy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britney ‘Star’ Spears


May 12th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by GD
The "I did it again" Britney Spears, wants a private jet to take her to UK. It has been reported that for her upcoming UK tour that is scheduled for next ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

England’s focus back on cricket


December 9th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) After a traumatic fortnight following the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, the England players are relieved to get back to the business of playing cricket.England flew back to India ... Read more...

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Recession sends Beckhams earnings in a downward spiral


November 5th, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 5 (ANI): It looks like the global money meltdown has hit the mega-rich soccer ace David Beckham too.The 33-year-old has seen his earnings nosedive as sponsors across the world ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Laxman to play for Lancashire


October 22nd, 2008 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Indian batsman V.V.S. Laxman will return to Old Trafford after two years for his second stint with Lancashire for the 2009 county season."Laxman will bring star quality to ... Read more...

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