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Finance ministry advisor suggests small diesel price decontrol


June 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) The finance ministry's Chief Economic Advisor, Kaushik Basu Tuesday favoured decontrol of diesel price in a small and intelligent way to insulate the country from spiralling global ... Read more...

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India fights pressure from rich nations at climate talks


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 2 (IANS) Emerging economies, especially India and China, came under renewed pressure from rich nations Friday to make a legally binding commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, ... Read more...

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Miller, Parker donates shoes to charity


August 17th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) Actresses Sienna Miller and Sarah Jessica Parker have donated shoes to a charity called the Small Steps Project, run by former celebrity journalist Amy Hanson.The ... Read more...

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We’ve become World No.1 by taking small steps: Prior


August 14th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) England wicketkeeper Matt Prior says that being the World No.1 Test team was a long-cherished dream and was achieved Saturday by taking small steps and not ... Read more...

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Web-based tool supports sustainable living choices


February 27th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Those who want to live sustainably can now measure their impact on the environment. Scientists have created a Web-based tool that calculates an individual's 'nitrogen footprint.'The device ... Read more...

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Breast implants linked to a rare form of blood cancer


January 27th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Women with saline and silicone gel-filled breast implants may be at greater risk of developing a rare form of blood cancer known as anaplastic large cell lymphoma (ALCL), ... Read more...

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Want a flat tummy? Don’t rely on low fat foods!


January 17th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 17 (ANI): Trying to lose weight by adopting a low fat diet? Well, you may be committing the biggest mistake of your 'weight loss regime,' says an Oz fitness expert.Celebrity ... Read more...

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Top 10 tips on how to stick to New Year’s resolutions


January 1st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): A study has found that most people who make New Year's resolutions fail to keep them within one week of starting. Now tips have been offered to help ... Read more...

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Strauss looking to win Ashes series, then world domination


December 30th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 30(ANI): England may have retained the Ashes urn, but captain Andrew Strauss insists that the "holy grail" for his team is to win a series in Australia.England has not won ... Read more...

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Catmoss Launches Ramayana Merchandise


October 12th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12,  2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): Today's kids are very self-assured, they have a high degree of confidence, and they are quite aware of their choices and are as discerning, as ... Read more...

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Can the Green Army prevail over the Red Army?


September 14th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Nandini ManikpuriKanker (Chhattisgarh), Sep.14 (ANI): Bastar has been in the eye of the storm due to the conflagration between the security forces and Naxals.Yet hidden from this gory picture ... Read more...

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Hamilton looks to get back on track in Belgian Grand Prix


August 28th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton insists that he is prepared to revive his title bid during Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.The 24-year-old has just returned from a break in ... Read more...

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Conflict between monetary, fiscal policies exaggerated: Rangarajan


August 7th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Economic Advisory Council chairman C. Rangarajan Saturday said the conflicts between fiscal policy and monetary policy were exaggerated but called for coordination between the two. "I think monetary policy ... Read more...

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Consumer Reports’ Releases Its Catalog Of Dangerous Supplements


August 4th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Consumer Reports’ happens to be an American magazine that is published every month by the Consumers Union. The magazine prints appraisals and contrasts of ... Read more...

Posted in Health, Health Science |

Australian magazines could be forced to carry ‘airbrush’ disclaimers


June 30th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Magazines in Australia could now be forced to carry disclaimers on any images that have been airbrushed, as part of the government's new strategy to tackle body image ... Read more...

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Tax Extension Form To Shirk Late Penalty


April 13th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Apr 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apr 15 is the date in the United States for the final filing of the taxes incurred. It is necessary to bet one's tax forms filed ... Read more...

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Unemployment Rate In New York City Dips Further


March 29th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York City, Mar 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States finally seems to be getting a bit closer to beating the recession blues, and getting back on its feet bit ... Read more...

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Herschel Walker Impresses With His MMA Debut


January 31st, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lot of people were skeptical when Herschel Walker declared that he would make his debut in MMA. They thought he would end up losing a ... Read more...

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Thar villagers have an answer for climate change


January 25th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Dileep BidawatBarmer (Rajashthan), Jan.25 (ANI): Through discussions and cross-sectoral sharing like at the Climate Change workshop held Rajasthan's Barmer district recently, people have taken it upon themselves to act in ... Read more...

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Dieticians spell out 10 surefire steps to weight loss


January 16th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 16 (IANS) Forget the food fads and 'Take 10' small steps to weight loss success - that's the message from dietitians to the thousands who will make weight loss ... Read more...

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Vincent wants his Black Cap status back


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec. 23 (ANI): Almost two years after he walked out on his Black Caps contract to join the rebel Indian Cricket League, Lou Vincent has revealed his desire to return to ... Read more...

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Tibetans express concern over climate change impasse


December 13th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 13 (ANI): Exiled Tibetans have urged the public to consume less power to lessen the impact of global warming.Participating in a panel discussion on climate change, the speakers ... Read more...

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Working mums and dads ‘feel older’


December 7th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 7 (ANI): Parents who run between their jobs and raising a family feel up to 11 years older than their stay-at-home counterparts, according to a new research.The study by insurer ... Read more...

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PM for ‘equal opportunities’ for disabled people


September 7th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Stressing that people with disabilities should be made equal partners in the development process, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday urged that educational and healthcare institutions and ... Read more...

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Things on the mend in Jammu and Kashmir, says CM Omar Abdullah


July 22nd, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi July 22 (ANI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday said that the transparent manner in which the State Administration handled the incidents in Shopian, Baramulla and Maisuma ... Read more...

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Celebrities Go Green


March 5th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by GD
If you thought blonds could only star in jokes, think again. Pamela Anderson, Paris Hilton and Kim Kardashian are the stars in the Green movement.Cameron Diaz is already driving a hybrid car ... Read more...

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The law is finally catching up in Gujarat (Comment)


February 14th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Seven years after the Gujarat riots, the sins of omission and commission of the Narendra Modi government are beginning to catch up with it. So far, only a deputy superintendent of police, K.G. ... Read more...

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Fatty-salty food is the secret of McDonald’’s success, says chief


January 2nd, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): While too much of salt and fat is considered to be unhealthy, a promoter for McDonald credits both these ingredients for the success of the leading fast-food ... Read more...

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Brushing teeth more than twice a day does more harm than good


July 2nd, 2008 - 11:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 2 (ANI): Brushing your teeth more than twice a day can actually do more harm than good, say experts.The guidance is contrary to years of advice, which encouraged ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Indian-origin researcher shows YouTube bird-dance video was real


June 26th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): An Indian-origin researchers in California has come up with the first genuine evidence of animal dancing, by studying the same cockatoo that was seen blopping to pop ... Read more...

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Debutant Imran Khan shuns media at first face-off in Delhi


June 18th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) It would take long before Aamir Khan's nephew Imran Khan, who is set to make his debut with "Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na", comes out of his uncle's ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan: Music industry is full of hypocrites


June 8th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jun 8 (ANI): American singer Bob Dylan has hit out at the current state of the music industry, branding it "hypocritical rubbish".The legendary rock singer expressed his dislike with the ... Read more...

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Suzuki method gains ground in German violin teaching


April 7th, 2008 - 9:40 am ICT by admin
By Marco Hadem Cologne (Germany), April 7 (DPA) Shut your eyes as little Lucia Gatzweiler plays the violin and it would be easy to forget she is just 10. From pianissimo to fortissimo, ... Read more...

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Time to ‘cement’ India-Pakistan ties


February 28th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by admin
By Devirupa Mitra Islamabad, Feb 28 (IANS) It's time to cement ties - with Pakistan's cement manufacturers hoping to ramp up exports now that the uncertainty over the elections has ended and the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak poll victors for dialogue with militants: NYT


February 20th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.20 (ANI): The winners of Pakistans parliamentary elections said they would initiate a dialogue with militants, undo the crackdown on the media and restore the independence to the judiciary Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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