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Juventus crush Udinese, Roma beat Inter


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 3 (IANS) Juventus and Roma scored spectacular away wins respectively beating Udinese and Inter in their Serie A football matches.The Old Lady's 4-1 win at Udinese were aided ... Read more...

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Water row between Andhra, Rayalaseema hots up


September 1st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The row over sharing of Krishna river water between two regions of Andhra Pradesh hotted up Saturday with the state government stopping release of water ... Read more...

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Villagers seek allocation of bauxite for Vedanta plant


August 29th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 29 (IANS) About 2,000 villagers Wednesday staged demonstration in Odisha's Kalahandi district, demanding allocation of bauxite to the alumina refinery of Vedanta Aluminum Limited (VAL) in the region, ... Read more...

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Centre seeks SC nod to review eco-tourism norms (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday sought the Supreme Court's nod to review the guidelines on eco-tourism in and around protected areas following requests from stakeholders.The requests for ... Read more...

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Vijaykumar, Feroze bag honours in National racing


July 8th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 8 (IANS) In what turned out to be Indian version of the Demolition Derby, veteran B. Vijayakumar of Prime Racing emerged almost unscathed from the wreckage and chaos ... Read more...

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Rawat eliminates Rastogi in ITF tourney


June 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 6 (IANS) Unseeded Sidharth Rawat, ranked 1076, pulled off a big upset in the Zuari Garden City Mysore ITF Open tennis tournament when he knocked out Davis ... Read more...

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INS flays CBI move against Sakshi


May 9th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Ashish Bagga, president of The Indian Newspaper Society (INS), Wednesday condemned the freezing of bank accounts of Sakshi group of publications in Andhra Pradesh.He said ... Read more...

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Ur tops Indian National Autocross Championship


April 29th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 29 (IANS) Seasoned rally driver Lohitt Urs from Mysore topped the time charts and annexed the trophy in the showpiece 3,000cc Open class in the first round of ... Read more...

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Tight security in place in Delhi, Ajmer for Zardari visit


April 7th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer/New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Security will be tight including deployment of special units atop high-rise buildings and along the route that Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari and his ... Read more...

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Carl Froch Ruben admits to prolonging a title fight


February 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British boxer Carl Froch has become the subject of investigation by British authorities after he admitted prolonging a bout because of a bet. The former WBC Super ... Read more...

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Massive mock drill conducted in Delhi (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Delhi Wednesday witnessed one of India's biggest coordinated mock drills, simulating a 7.9 magnitude earthquake hitting the capital, to check the level of preparedness of ... Read more...

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Metro commuters hit by mock drill


February 15th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Delhi Metro conducted a drill Wednesday morning in six busy Metro stations to check the response time in the event of an earthquake and to ... Read more...

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Alarming HIV/AIDS surge among Pakistan’s drug addicts


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) There is an alarming surge in HIV/AIDS cases among injecting drug users (IDUs) in Pakistan, the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) says.HIV/AIDS prevalence among IDUs in ... Read more...

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Corruption sparks protest in Srinagar


November 15th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 men and women held a noisy but peaceful protest here Tuesday against rampant corruption in Jammu and Kashmir."If previous surveys placed Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Riots in Liberia ahead of presidential poll run-off


November 7th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Monrovia, Nov 7 (IANS) A fresh riot broke out on Monday in Liberia's capital Monrovia, with casualties feared and properties being destroyed ahead of Tuesday's presidential run-off election.A Xinhua reporter ... Read more...

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Kudankulam officials hopeful of resuming work soon


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 3 (IANS) Officials of the Nuclear Power Corp of India Ltd (NPCIL) employed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu hope to resume ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam activists demand white paper on project


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 2 (IANS) Activists protesting the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) have suggested two names for an expert panel and also put forward a charter of demands, including a ... Read more...

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BHEL not to downsize Kudankulam team


October 21st, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Power equipment major Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) has said that it has no plans to call back employees deployed at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project ... Read more...

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Bengal power scenario to improve in 2-3 days: Minister


October 13th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) West Bengal is in the grip of severe power shortage, with Coal India subsidiaries stopping coal supply to the state power generation utility due to payment ... Read more...

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China to face power crisis this winter


September 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) China may face a power crisis this winter because of a demand spike, stoppage of power generation in some plants and uncertain weather conditions, officials said.Some ... Read more...

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Anti Kudankulam power plant team to meet CM


September 21st, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Members of the movement against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will meet Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday in Chennai and urge her ... Read more...

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PM speaks to Jayalalitha on Koodankulam n-power project


September 19th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa within hours of her writing to him for stoppage of work on ... Read more...

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Ensure law and order for Dunlop plant to function: Ruia


September 10th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) The Ruia Group-owned tyre maker Dunlop India Saturday said unless the law and order situation at its plant in West Bengal's Shahganj improves it cannot resume ... Read more...

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Ukraine slashes Russian gas purchases for 2012


September 1st, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine, which is in a bitter row with Moscow over prices for gas, has slashed the Russian gas purchases for 2012.Ukraine has slashed its purchases ... Read more...

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Pakistani-born Australian cricketer being denied Indian visa


August 9th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan-born Australian batsman Usman Khawaja said Tuesday that he was being denied visa to India for September's Champions League Twenty20 tournament because of his country of ... Read more...

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Hydropower projects remain shut, north India hit


July 26th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) Major hydropower plants in Himachal Pradesh remained shut for a second day Tuesday due to high silt in the Sutlej, causing power shortages in the country's ... Read more...

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Greater Noida contractors hold protest


July 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 24 (IANS) After farmers, home buyers and builders, contractors protested here Sunday against stoppage of construction work at various housing projects in Greater Noida following court orders.About 36 ... Read more...

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Orchid Chemicals’ plant shut on pollution concerns


July 11th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Bulk drug maker Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd Monday announced the closure of a factory here after an order of Tamil Nadu's pollution control agency ... Read more...

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‘Indian nuclear facilities safe’


June 30th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) The Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) has initiated a safety review of India's nuclear power stations in the aftermath of the Fukushima disaster in Japan and all ... Read more...

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Deadlock over Posco land acquisition continues


June 25th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) The deadlock over land acquisition for the Posco steel project in Orissa continued Saturday with the administration yet to find a resolution to the crisis, ... Read more...

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Lack of congenial environment forced Singur closure: Tata Motors


June 14th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) Rebutting West Bengal government's reference to the Tata Motors' "non-commissioning and abandoning" of the small car project in Singur as a reason for taking back the ... Read more...

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Mumbai suburban commuters assured of better facilities (With Image)


June 10th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Suburban commuters in Mumbai will soon get facilities like foot overbridges, drinking water and washrooms at stations, Minister of State for Railways K.H. Muniyappa said Friday.Interacting ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad farmers’ leader arrested, Manvir Teotia escapes


June 9th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police said Wednesday they had arrested farmers' leader Satya Pal Chaudhary for sheltering Manvir Teotia, who is wanted for his role in last month's ... Read more...

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Sleepy child? Factor in obesity, asthma


May 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) If your child dozes off too much in the day time, there could be more to it than meets the eye. Obese, asthmatic, anxious or depressed ... Read more...

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Compensate migrant Indian worker wrongly deported: Court


May 15th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed the external affairs ministry to pay compensation of Rs.50,000 to a Indian who was returning to his job in ... Read more...

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