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In Jharkhand, the forest is like a mother to Adivasis


May 4th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
By Aloka Kujur Ranchi, May 4 (ANI): For Adivasis, the forest is their provider, taking care of food, medicine, firewood and herbs. Forest produce like lac and mahua are sold in the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Study finds that most adults in UK have trouble with stairs & are ‘unfit’


April 1st, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study has found that most Brit adults could be described as “unfit” because they can barely make it up the stairs.The study aimed at finding how ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nano was born out of a doodle by Ratan Tata


October 14th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chhatterjee New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Guess how the Rs.1 lakh ($2,200) car Nano was born? It took some idle doodling by Ratan Tata, head of the Tata Group of companies, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Buy a book, win a Nano


October 9th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) What is the easiest way to own a Nano, the Rs.1 lakh family car that is meant to change the dynamics of Indian roads?Grab a copy ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

2012 London Olympics: Fury over 20k pound payment to interior designing firm


June 6th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6(ANI): The 2012 London Olympics chiefs have shelled out 20,000 pounds to an interior designing firm, Pringle Brandon, that tells them where to put desks in their offices.The Olympic Delivery ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gurkha rights campaigner Lumley is The Times’s Briton of the Year


December 28th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 28 (ANI): After campaigning successfully on behalf of Gurkhas seeking residency and other rights in Britain, actress Joanna Lumley is The Times's Briton of the Year.By sheer dint of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saloni ka filmi safar


August 24th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After successive success on television, Saloni Daini will now be featured in Aneez Bazmi's next film. As of now she is hosting the second season of Chhote Miyan, and along side she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jasmine Waltz: Dating Ryan Seacrest


April 17th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
Ryan Seacrest is a busy man. He hosts a radio show, he hosts the American Idol and he flirts with Simon Cowell. It is a small wonder that he actually has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

American Idol Heats Up


March 4th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by GD
American Idol got a bit more interesting today with several contestants making a very convincing bid to go to the Top 12.Lil Rounds rendered a very powerful take on Mary J. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gursharan Kaur hosts a reception for smiling ”Pinky”


February 27th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): After winning accolades at the Oscars, the little protagonist of Oscar winning documentary ''Smile Pinky'' got a warm reception by the wife of Prime Minister Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Intel designs new chips for low-cost computers


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:38 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, March 3 (IANS) World's leading chipmaker Intel designed the smallest processor with tiny transistors for low-cost personal computers (PCs) and mobile internet devices (MIDs), the company said here Monday. Known as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Excise cuts may make cars, two-wheelers cheaper


February 29th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by admin
(Lead, Changing dateline)Chennai/Mumbai, Feb 29 (IANS) Cars and two-wheelers could become cheaper with Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday giving excise concessions to the Indian automotive industry in his budget for 2008-09. Chidambaram ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Excise cuts could make cars, two-wheelers cheaper


February 29th, 2008 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb 29 (IANS) Cars and two-wheelers are expected to become cheaper with Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday giving handsome excise concessions to the Indian automotive industry in his budget for 2008-09. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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