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Ledley King retires from football


July 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Knee problems have forced Tottenham Hotspur and England defender Ledley King to retire at the age of 31.King joined Tottenham as a 14-year-old and spent ... Read more...

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Giving time away can give you more of it, says study


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Many people are strapped for time, finding it difficult to complete their multiple tasks within a day. However, a new study suggests that volunteering our limited ... Read more...

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Assam demands Rs.3,460 crore for repairing embankments


July 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 9 (IANS) Fearing more floods in the state, the Assam government Monday demanded Rs.3,460 crore from the central government to raise and strengthen embankments across the state.Water Resource ... Read more...

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British travel advisory on theft, drugs in Goa


June 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 26 (IANS) A British travel advisory has identified the Goan beach villages of Calangute and Candolim as hubs of theft and bag-snatching gangs.The Foreign and Commonwealth Office advisory, ... Read more...

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No delay in June 25 start of Amarnath pilgrimage


June 12th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 11 (IANS) Despite unseasonal snowfall hampering the clearance of the 37-km route to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir, the pilgrimage will start on the ... Read more...

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43 women go missing on Canadian highway in 30 years


June 10th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Mystery surrounds one of the remotest stretches of highway in Canada after nearly 50 women have gone missing in past 30 years, it was reported here.Many ... Read more...

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Garbage to be off Goa’s beaches by September


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 2 (IANS) Plastic, waste and other forms of garbage will be off Goa's beaches by September, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said Wednesday."By September you won't see garbage on ... Read more...

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Punjab to plant trees along all highways


April 14th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) As Punjab celebrated the Baisakhi harvest festival Friday, the state government announced it was launching a major sapling plantation drive on vacant land along national ... Read more...

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My government opposed to shutdowns and strikes: Banerjee


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Reterating that her government was opposed to the "politics of shutdowns", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said such "disruptive movements" have adversely affected ... Read more...

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Tendulkar is incomparable (Tribute)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
For years in Australia, they compared any young batsman of some class with Sir Donald Bradman and that became a curse for the young man. In the case of Sachin ... Read more...

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Meghalaya sets up panel to re-acquire defence land


March 16th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Thursday a committee would negotiate with the defence ministry for returning to the civil authorities vast stretches of land occupied by ... Read more...

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60 dead as cold snap grips Italy


February 12th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 12 (IANS) One of the harshest winters in decades continued to grip Italy Saturday, bringing the toll to at least 60.Transport and power services were disrupted by snowfalls ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Will not allow any anti-India groups: Bhutan PM


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley Sunday said the Himalayan nation would not allow any Indian militant groups to once again set up bases in the ... Read more...

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L&T; clinches Rs.2,164-crore road development project


December 13th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Infrastructure and engineering giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Tuesday said it has secured a Rs.2,164 crore project for road development along a stretch of national highway-8 ... Read more...

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Investigation launched into Jordan Goddard’s FA Cup match behavior


November 18th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) English club Bristol Rovers has announced that they have launched investigation into the behavior of Jordan Goddard during the FA Cup match between the club and Corby ... Read more...

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Drivers to blame for most accidents


October 20th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Drivers are to blame for most road accidents in India, a report said Thursday, followed by mistakes by pedestrians as well as poor roads.The ministry ... Read more...

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‘India’s area of responsibility goes beyond Indian Ocean’


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) India's area of responsibility stretches beyond the Indian Ocean region and the armed forces were building capabilities to meet security challenges well beyond the Gulf ... Read more...

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Maoists want to kill me, other Trinamool leaders: Mamata


September 26th, 2011 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday claimed that the Maoists wanted to kill her and union minister Mukul Roy, besides other Trinamool Congress leaders."A ... Read more...

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Woman swims for 12 hours to save herself


September 24th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) Her husband threw her into a river to get rid off her probably not knowing that she was a good swimmer. Amrita Kumari is alive, but ... Read more...

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1,000 girls sexually exploited in Peru mining camps


September 20th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) More than 1,100 teenaged girls have been sexually exploited at illegal mining camps in the jungles of southeastern Peru, a daily newspaper said Monday, citing information ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake toll rises to 40


September 20th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Sep 20 (IANS) The toll in the devastating weekend earthquake in Sikkim Tuesday went up to 40 with five more bodies being recovered during overnight operations from separate places, ... Read more...

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Two more bridges across Yamuna in Delhi Metro Phase-III


September 15th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) is planning to construct two more bridges across Yamuna river in its Phase-III project to cover more residential areas.The ... Read more...

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Not even fund available for highway repair: Minister


August 25th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The finance ministry has been releasing less than the required amount for the maintenance of national highways since 2004-05, Minister of Road Transport and Highways ... Read more...

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New Metro link to connect three corridors


August 7th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Kirti Nagar-Ashok Park Main link, to be opened soon, will connect three different corridors and not just reduce travel time for commuters, but ... Read more...

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Mamata invites Maoists for talks


July 20th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday invited the Maoists for talks to help restore peace in Junglemahal, assuring that her government would announce a ... Read more...

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Connaught Place to remain dug up for another year


July 15th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The recent monsoon showers have added to the slush on the dug-up portions of Delhi's central commercial hub Connaught Place, and a civic official Friday ... Read more...

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Food sops for tribals in Bengal’s Maoist-affected areas


July 13th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sarenga (West Bengal), July 13 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday categorised all tribal families of the Maoist-affected areas as below poverty line (BPL) so that everybody ... Read more...

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Mamata announces sops for Maoist-hit zone (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nayagram/Jhargram (West Bengal), July 12 (IANS) Promising jobs and development, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday announced an economic package for the Maoist-affected districts and asserted that violence ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb flays Trinamool for violence against Left cadres


July 12th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader and former West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday accused the ruling Trinamool Congress of perpetrating violence on Left supporters."Since ... Read more...

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Surrender arms and talk: Mamata appeals to Maoists


July 8th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday offered to hold talks with the Maoists and promised that the joint forces operating in the rebel-hit areas ... Read more...

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Left Front to protest ‘atrocities’ in Bengal


July 7th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Alleging that efforts were on to snatch lands tilled by marginal farmers in parts of South 24-Parganas and Bankura districts, West Bengal's main opposition Left Front ... Read more...

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Force India will rely on straight-line speed at Canadian GP


June 6th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Montreal, June 6 (IANS) Force India drivers will look to make the optimum use of the straight-line speed of their cars and finish among the points in the Formula One ... Read more...

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Twain pens down a tell-all book


May 16th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Canadian singer Shania Twain, who parted ways with her husband Robert Lange after 14 years of being together, has penned down her feelings in a memoir ... Read more...

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Metro to use latest technologies in phase III


May 1st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Delhi Metro will use latest international technologies to expedite the new lines in phase III, a spokesperson said Sunday."The phase III civil structures will ... Read more...

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F1 Indian Grand Prix will make overtaking easier


April 25th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Jaypee group, the organisers of the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix scheduled in October, have spiced up the newly-named Buddh International Circuit to ... Read more...

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