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Gutka, related products to be banned in Delhi


September 10th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Sep 10 (IANS) Buying gutka (chewing tobacco) in the capital may soon become a thing of the past as the Delhi government has decided to enforce a complete ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Punjab bans gutka, pan masala


August 27th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 27 (IANS) Punjab Monday ordered a complete ban on the sale, storage, manufacture and distribution of tobacco-based products, gutka (tobacco-laced areca nut pieces) and pan masala in the ... Read more...

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Battery invention could lead to new phone designs


August 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) South Korean scientists have developed a battery that can be bent and twisted, giving the possibility that future phones could be flexible and hold more capacity, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rajasthan bans gutka, plans fines up to Rs.10 lakh


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Wednesday banned the production, sales and storage of gutka (tobacco-laced paan masala), the fifth state in the country to do so, and Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Himachal defers ban on gutka till October


July 17th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Less than a week after imposing a blanket ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutka' (tobacco paan masala) and its variants in the state, ... Read more...

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Himachal bans gutkha, paan masala


July 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 13 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Friday imposed a ban on the manufacture, storage and sale of 'gutkha', 'paan masala' and their variants containing tobacco and nicotine in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Punjab wants central government to allow wheat export


May 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday asked the central government to allow export of wheat from the state.Talking to media at Rakhra village in Patiala ... Read more...

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Convene meeting of Cauvery River Authority: Jayalalithaa


May 19th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to immediately convene a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority to decide on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

West Bengal to set up Kisan Mandis


March 27th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) The West Bengal government will establish 341 special markets - 'Kisan Mandi' - to help farmers to sell their produce at the right price, Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Virgin Trent Arsenault fathers 15 kids


February 9th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 35-year-old man has not slept with a woman in his life but is father to 15 children. Trent Arsenault donates sperms to desperate women.The ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

No laptops, Brad wants kids to play in dirt


October 29th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has reportedly hidden his children's computers as he wants them to indulge in outdoor activities.The "Moneyball" actor, who raises six children - ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Documentation missing in Indian film industry: Big B


September 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that it is unfortunate that there is no archival work being done in the Indian film industry."I believe the whole ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

One killed in French nuclear plant blast


September 12th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured Monday in an explosion at a French nuclear plant, BBC reported.The explosion took place in the Marcoule ... Read more...

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Friendly bugs can now be delivered safely to guts


September 6th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Shuttling friendly bugs to intestines is a challenging task as most of them perish under heavy acidic conditions of the stomach but a new technology can ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anderson to create lingerie range


July 25th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson who recently launched a collection of stockings is now all set to release a range of lingerie.Anderson signed a global ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese library has device to read books to blind


June 29th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) A library for the blind in Beijing has launched a state-of-the-art device that would read out a book aloud to blind people.The device - launched by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

21 Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula militants killed in Yemen


June 11th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 11 (IANS) At least 21 Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) militants were killed by the army Saturday during clashes in Yemen's Abyan province, Xinhua quoted the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exposure to light imparts nutrition to green salads at groceries


May 4th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): A new study suggests that seeing the expiry date of green salads is not enough, it is advisable to pick greens which have more exposure to light than ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

TEPCO eyes removal of 60,000 tons of radioactive water from Fukushima nuke plant


April 5th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 5 (ANI): Japan's Industry Minister Banri Kaieda has said that around 60,000 tons of radioactive water is believed to be flooding the basement of reactor buildings and underground trenches connected ... Read more...

Posted in World |

35 tonnes of tobacco seized in Abu Dhabi


March 31st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 31 (IANS/WAM) At least 35 tonnes of tobacco has been seized from an unlicensed shop in Abu Dhabi, a top official said Thursday.Abu Dhabi municipality officials made ... Read more...

Posted in World |

NASA to launch shuttle Discovery Feb 24


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) The space shuttle Discovery is scheduled to begin its final flight to the International Space Station Feb 24. It will carry a human-like robot to the permanent station, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Apex court allows iron ore export from major Karnataka ports


February 11th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday allowed the export of the iron ore lying at major ports of Karnataka. As the state government had banned the ore's offshore movement ... Read more...

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“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” hospital wants takers for human remains


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About 3,500 human remains are left at the mental hospital where the film “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” was filmed.The bodies have been left for so ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New computer memory that’s faster, greener


January 26th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): US researchers are busy developing a new form of computing memory that is faster, more user-friendly and greener.Currently, computers rely on two distinct forms of memory: volatile and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UK to rebuild world’s first room-sized recognisably modern computer


January 14th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): The first recognisably modern computer, the Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator (Edsac), is to be rebuilt at the UK's former code-cracking centre Bletchley Park.Creation of the replica, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Keith Richards has a collection of 3,000 guitars!


December 28th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Rocker Keith Richards has revealed that he has a collection of 3,000 guitars and spends a fortune on storing them.The Rolling Stones star only ever plays 15 of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

1,100 businesses closed daily in Britain during recession


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) Over 1,100 businesses collapsed every working day in Britain in 2009 during the global economic recession, official figures show.Over 279,000 firms went down in 2009. This was the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NALCO marks 501st alumina shipment from Vizag port


October 28th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 28 (IANS) State-owned National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) has achieved a milestone by completing its 501st shipment of alumina from Visakhapatnam port in Andhra Pradesh, a senior company official said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

After 3 decades, Sony stops the production of the walkman


October 25th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 30 years, Sony has stopped the production of its Walkman players.The Walkman used cassette tape and it was very famous in the 80's and early ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

UK Government to Track Every Email and Website Visit


October 21st, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In December, the UK government Coalition came up with plans to monitor and track every email, and web site visit, as well as when, where, and to and ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Haryana bans polythene bags


October 16th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) The Haryana government Saturday announced a complete ban on usage, storage and recycling of polythene carry bags in the state The ban has been approved by Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Pay as you wish’ hotel in Austria ‘is a sewer pipe’


October 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): Many hotels would stay clear of a sewer pipe for its view but not The Park Hotel in Ottensheim, Austria, which is built inside giant sewer pipes.Some believe ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bharti Airtel, IBM strike technology operations deal in Africa


September 18th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Sept. 18 (ANI): U.S.-based International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has entered into an agreement to manage telecommunications-services provider Bharti Airtel Ltd.'s technology operations in 16 African countries, the companies said Friday. ... Read more...

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Apeejay Infra starts Haldia, Kalinganagar logistics parks


August 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) Apeejay Infralogistics, a 50:50 joint venture between the Apeejay Surrendra Group and Britain-based Eredene Capital Plc, Thursday announced the start of two new logistics parks in Haldia, West ... Read more...

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Shipping Ministry asks for report on Mumbai gas leakage


July 14th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The shipping ministry has sought a detailed report on the leakage of chlorine gas from a cylinder inside the Mumbai Port Trust compound early Wednesday in which ... Read more...

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