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Roerich estate has 37 rare paintings of Russian painter


September 18th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) The International Roerich Memorial Trust (IRMT), which manages Russian painter and philosopher Nicholas Roerich's estate in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, has over 8,000 artefacts, including ... Read more...

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Auction iron ore from Goa, CM told


September 10th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) Iron ore generated from Goa's 90 plus mines should be auctioned and extraction be brought down from over 50 million tonnes to 10 million tonnes, an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Make Rahul leader of Lok Sabha, MPs urge Sonia


July 26th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After Congress leader Rahul Gandhi recently expressed his "readiness" for a more "proactive" role, as many as 10 party members in the Lok ... Read more...

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Students slam ‘unethical journalism’ over Assam molestation


July 14th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A group of students have slammed "unethical journalism" after some television channels showed the entire footage of a young woman being publicly stripped in Guwahati ... Read more...

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Russia destroys over 60 percent of chemical weapons


April 29th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 29 (IANS) About 25,000 metric tonnes - or 62 percent - of Russia's chemical weapons haf been destroyed till April 29, RIA Novosti reported Sunday.In 15 years, Russia ... Read more...

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Indian airlines not submitting emission details to EU: Ajit Singh


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's airlines are not submitting emission details to the European Union (EU) as it had directed, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh told parliament Thursday."Though the ... Read more...

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India is first non-OECD country to join tax convention


February 24th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India has signed a multilateral convention on mutual administrative assistance in tax matters to become the first non-OECD and non-Council of Europe country to become ... Read more...

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US, Russia conclude Antarctica inspection


January 31st, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 31 (IANS) The US and Russia have concluded a joint inspection of foreign research stations, installations and equipment in Antarctica.The six-day inspection that ended Saturday was conducted as ... Read more...

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US, Russia to conduct joint inspection in Antarctica


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The US and Russia will jointly inspect foreign stations, installations and equipment in Antarctica Jan 23-28, the US state department has said.The US-Russian team will review ... Read more...

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Nepal okays Trans-Asia Railway Network pact


December 21st, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Nepal has endorsed a pact that will enable it connect the railway lines it is planning to develop with Asian and European networks to facilitate the ... Read more...

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Canada pulls out of Kyoto accord


December 13th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Dec 13 (IANS) Canada has withdrawn from the Kyoto Protocol, thereby saving about $14 billion in penalties, Environment Minister Peter Kent announced Monday.Kent blamed the "incompetent Liberal government" of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Miandad blasts PCB for shabby treatment of former cricketers


September 26th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad has blasted the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for shabby treatment of some of the top ex-cricketers during the Faysal Bank T20 ... Read more...

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Activists condemn arrest of protesters in Gujarat


September 19th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Curbing the people's right to protest was a suppression of democracy, rights activists said Monday, a day after Gujarat police arrested riot victims and ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Bali to boost India-East Asia ties


July 20th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With the US rooting for a bigger role for India in East Asia and China becoming increasingly assertive in the region, External Affairs Minister S.M. ... Read more...

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US wants India to ratify compensation regime for n-accidents


July 19th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Tuesday pressed India to ratify by the end of this year an international convention on compensation for nuclear accidents and reiterated its commitment ... Read more...

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Activists write to Ramesh against Monsanto


July 5th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Ahead of a Genetic Engineering Approval Committee meeting Wednesday, a group of activists has written to Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh demanding an immediate ban on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India’s ratification of UN convention against corruption welcomed


May 14th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) India's announcement that it had ratified the United Nations Convention Against Corruption (UNCAC) has been welcomed as a "significant step"."India has taken a significant step forward ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill draft panel has ‘very good’ second meeting


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The second meeting of the joint committee to draft a stringent Lokpal Bill held here Monday was "very good" and with "no difference of ... Read more...

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Explain role in Purulia arms drop: Left Front to UPA government (Lead)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Left Front Thursday asked the central government to explain why it remained inactive despite having advance information about the massive arms drop in ... Read more...

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Sai Baba had no property in his name


April 28th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) Sathya Sai Baba had no property in his name and had neither named a successor nor left any will, the Sri Sathya Sai Central ... Read more...

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Libyan forces lay landmines in east Libya


March 31st, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Mar.31 (ANI): Forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's have reportedly laid both anti- personnel and anti- vehicle landmines near the eastern city of Ajdabiya.Human Rights Watch researcher Peter Bouckaert, said ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway supports gay marriage


March 16th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anne Hathaway has added her voice to the list of growing numbers of celebrities calling on the US President to support gay marriages in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Social networking sites Facebook & Twitter absent from ‘free speech pact’


March 8th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The proposed ‘Free Speech Pact’ amongst some tech websites seem to be in danger after some top websites failed to sign up for it.The initiative of ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Davis case may end up at the International Court of Justice


February 24th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The ongoing dispute on whether US official Raymond Davis, who gunned down two men in Lahore, enjoys diplomatic immunity may get referred to the International Court of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Uranium only to NPT signatories, reiterates Australia


February 10th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Paritosh Parasher Melbourne, Feb 10 (IANS) Australia has once again dashed Indian hopes of supplying uranium by reiterating its policy of not dealing with those countries which have not signed the Nuclear ... Read more...

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Bolshoi ballerina from Putin’s party quits over portrayal as sex-object


February 4th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): A Bolshoi ballerina who belonged to Vladimir Putin's United Russia has quit because she is fed of the dishonest politicians using her glamorous image for political purposes.Anastasia Volochkova, ... Read more...

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PCB confirms Pak players under Integrity Committee’s radar for clearance


December 26th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board's Chief Operating Officer, Subhan Ahmed, has confirmed that some national players are under the scrutiny of the board's Integrity Committee.However, he declined to disclose ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Wide-ranging scope for Shunglu panel; Consul second member (Second Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The government Monday appointed Shantanu Consul, secretary in the Department of Personnel and Training, as the second member of the V.K. Shunglu Committee probing financial irregularities in ... Read more...

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Rival factions of Nagaland end hostilities


September 21st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Kohima, Sep.21 (ANI): Top leaders of the three rival factions operating in Nagaland have agreed to forget the differences and hostility amongst them.The leaders belonging to National Socialist Council of Nagaland ... Read more...

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Online campaign to canonise Goan origin priest


September 16th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Back then, when the world travelled on horseback instead of motor cars, and hawks were used to take messages across, the canonisation of Catholic saints was ... Read more...

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Salem can be tried for offences inviting death penalty: Supreme Court


September 10th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 10 (ANI): The Supreme Court in a significant ruling on Friday said Gangster Abu Salem can be tried for offences inviting death penalty.The verdict of the apex court ... Read more...

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Abu Salem can be tried for all crimes in India: Apex court


September 10th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ruled that the 1993 Bombay bomb blasts accused and underworld don Abu Salem can be tried for all the crimes he had ... Read more...

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Over Rs.60 lakh fraudulently withdrawn from IAF’s fund


August 17th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A whopping Rs.60 lakh-plus has been withdrawn fraudulently from the Indian Air Force's (IAF) account in a nationalised bank, an official said Tuesday. The IAF has instituted an ... Read more...

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Over Rs.60 lakh withdrawn fraudulently from Air Force’s public fund


August 17th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 17 (ANI): A case of fraudulent withdrawal of money from Indian Air Force's public fund account with a nationalized bank has been detected by AFCAO (Air Force Central Accounts ... Read more...

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Villagers become victims of internal fight among militant groups


August 9th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
Sadar Hills (Manipur), Aug.9 (ANI): Innocent villagers have long been victims of militants' atrocities. Now they are becoming scapegoats of internal fights among militant groups. Recently in Manipur's Sadar hills, a prolonged ... Read more...

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