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Shutdown hits trains and road traffic in Bihar


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) The bandh called by the opposition to protest hike in diesel price, cap on subsidised LPG cylinders and FDI in retail hit the railways and road ... Read more...

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Chain-snatching gang apprehended in Delhi


July 9th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A gang of three chain-snatchers were caught from south Delhi's Vasant Vihar Sunday, police said."Kinshu Arora, the kingpin of his gang, and his friends Dinesh ... Read more...

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Bofors saga: a new twist and a story retold (Comment)


April 26th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
A callow prime minister, a global superstar, shadowy international arms dealers, crafty middlemen and nosy journalists were the dramatis personae of a real life political thriller that played out in ... Read more...

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ICC to probe county match-fixing charges


March 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Indian bookies are fixing "soft target" county matches in England, according to an investigation by Sunday Times. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to investigate ... Read more...

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Mumbai jewellers threaten shutdown against police harassment


March 5th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Mumbai's retail jewellers, the backbone of India's jewellery industry with a daily turnover of Rs.6 billion, Monday threatened a day's shutdown this week to protest "police ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Book banning helps fundamentalists: Taslima Nasreen (Interview)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Robbed of a home and a peaceful life, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen feels that religious fundamentalists apart, the responsibility for her sufferings lies on the ... Read more...

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Google Street View a security threat: BJP


July 18th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The Street View project of global search engine Google would be a security threat to Indian cities, especially Bangalore, which is on the terror radar, ... Read more...

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India needs to be ruthless against terrorists: UAE daily


July 15th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 15 (IANS/WAM) Coordinated and ruthless action by Indian authorities against terrorists is the need of the day, a United Arab Emirates (UAE) newspaper said Friday."Three coordinated bomb ... Read more...

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Don’t blame Mumbai blasts on intelligence failure: Experts


July 15th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Former top sleuths and security experts concede that terrorists are outwitting Indian intelligence agencies but say it would be unfair to lay the blame for incidents ... Read more...

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Mumbai blasts come after Chidambaram’s high peace claim


July 14th, 2011 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Mumbai triple bombings Wednesday that killed 21 people and injured 141, comes a week after Home Minister P. Chidambaram boasted of the first ... Read more...

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Indian Mujahideen suspected behind Mumbai blasts


July 14th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A home-grown Islamist terrorist group, the Indian Mujahideen (IM), is suspected to be behind the three moderate to high intensity explosions in Mumbai Wednesday ... Read more...

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People like me more now: Kunhalikutty


March 13th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 13 (IANS) Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) leader P.K. Kunhalikutty, a former Kerala minister, who has been the target of political attacks by the ruling Left Front, Sunday ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen garners two million Twitter followers


March 8th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 8 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen now has more than two million Twitter followers, and that too just four days after he broke the Guinness World Records for gaining ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mamata offers bait to states for safe train movement


February 25th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has a novel incentives scheme to ensure safety of trains across states. She has offered to "gift" two new trains and two ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Railway budget highlights - 6


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) More highlights from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget presented in the Lok Sabha Friday.* Earnings for 2010-11 set to exceed Rs.1 lakh crore.* Integrated suburban network ... Read more...

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Highlights of railway budget 2011-12


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Highlights of the railway budget for 2011-12 presented in the Lok Sabha Friday by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee:* No increase in fares.* Earnings for 2010-11 set ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights - 5


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) More highlights from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget presented in the Lok Sabha Friday.* Working expenditure during 2011-12 estimated at Rs.87,000 crore* Passing through a ... Read more...

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Railway budget highlights 4


February 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) More highlights from Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's budget presented in the Lok Sabha Friday:* Upgraded class of air conditioned travel to be introduced shortly.* Anti-collision device, ... Read more...

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‘Security-a key strategy for London 2012 Olympics venue protection’


November 26th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): In the midst of fears that the London 2012 Olympics venue could be targeted by terrorists, the British Security Minister Baroness Neville-Jones has assured that providing adequate security ... Read more...

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John Boehner Talks Cooperation With Democrats, Plans To Axe Their Policies


November 4th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Boehner who is going to replace Nancy Pelosi as the Speaker in the House in near future is visibly basking in the glory of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stephen Fry’s Comment On Women Irks Many


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Author Stephen Fry has found himself to be the target of the media and several female bloggers after his recent interview where he said that women ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Another intruder at Paris Hilton’s home!


October 14th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Paris Hilton, the hotel heiress, just seems to be the soft target for intruders it seems. After a trespasser had barged into her very ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jesse Taylor Ferguson Speaks About His Experiences With Bullies


October 12th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Jesse Taylor Ferguson recently opened up about his school life and shared his experiences with bullies. The openly gay ‘Modern Family’ star was continuously harassed by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Some African Athletes still apprehensive about security


September 29th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Athletes from strife-torn regions of Africa here for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games are still apprehensive about the security situation here, despite foolproof measures assured ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brits warned not to visit tourist sites during Delhi CWG over terror attack threat


September 26th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 26(ANI): British athletes and business leaders planning to attend the Delhi Commonwealth Games have been warned to expect terrorist attacks on tourist sites and public spaces across India.According to The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Chennai hotels are sitting ducks to attacks’


September 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Days after a luxury hotel located in a prime location here was attacked by a mob, hotel industry players Saturday said they have become a soft target of ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Minister for curbs on mourning processions


September 3rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad. Sept 3 (ANI): The recent suicide attacks by militants in Pakistan has prompted Interior Minister Rehman Malik to ask the Shia community to curb mourning processions in open areas."I request the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cricket world calls for tough action against tainted Pakistani players (Roundup)


August 30th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) A day after charges of match-fixing rocked world cricket, International Cricket Council (ICC) president Sharad Pawar Monday said serious action will be taken against any Pakistani cricketer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lawmakers’ panel livid at lack of security in railways


August 29th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has voiced serious concern over the abysmal lack of safety and security for train passengers and asked the Indian Railways to introspect as it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Zealand diplomats fear terror attack ahead of Commonwealth Games


August 12th, 2010 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 12 (DPA) New Zealand diplomats fear terrorists will attack a "soft target" in India ahead of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi in October, according to cables reported in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Railways soft target for Maoists: Minister


July 30th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The railways have become a soft target for Maoists, Minister of State for Railways E. Ahamed told the Rajya Sabha Friday, adding that there had been a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dr Phil Mcgraw Talks On Cyberbullying Issue


June 25th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Cyberbullying has been a serious concern these days; especially the children are the soft target of this cyberbullying problem. On Thursday, Dr. Phil ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Don’t disrupt railways for political agenda: Mamata


June 13th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday appealed to all political outfits not to disrupt train services to fulfil their political agendas. "The Indian Railways serve the common man. Disruption ... Read more...

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Mamata seeks CBI probe into train accident


May 29th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into Friday's train accident in Jhargram, terming it her political rivals' conspiracy ahead of ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh should clarify Govt’s stand on Maoist threat: BJP


May 28th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Patna/Raipur/Jhargram, May 28 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday condemned the Maoist attack in West Bengal's West Midnapore District, in which at least 65 people were killed and ... Read more...

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